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Last Published: 6/24/2011 9:28:17 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:9 - SCOTT WAGNER, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, MICHAEL BROOKS, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Excused:3 - DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, CINDY CIRCO
 

110484
RESOLUTION - Honoring emerging young leaders for their commitment to serve on the Engage KC Leadership Board.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110470
COMMUNICATION - June 2011-Accepting various easements and deeds in Clay County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110471
COMMUNICATION - June 2011-Accepting various easements and deeds in Jackson County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110472
COMMUNICATION - June 2011-Accepting various easements and deeds in Platte County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110473
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the 3-Trails Community Improvement District to the City Clerk regarding the Selection of Successor Directors for the fiscal period July 13, 2011 – July 12, 2015.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110488
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri regarding their Notice of Intent to Accept the Redevelopment Contract Proposal submitted by RWW Development, LLC for the 1621 Locust, 1612 Cherry and 1620 Cherry project in the Crossroads Arts PIEA Area in the 4th Council District.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110489
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri regarding their Notice of Intent to Accept the Redevelopment Contract Proposal submitted Faultless Starch/Bon Ami to amend their Original Faultless Starch/Bon Ami proposal in the Central Industrial District PIEA Area in the 4th Council District.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

100607
(Sub.)
Amending Article IX of Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 2-1171, 2-1172 and 2-1189 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter; enacting a new Section 2-1201, Former MAST Employees; directing the City Manager to file a cost statement and report back to the City Council any public input; and establishing an effective date.


Councilmember Marcason Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Brooks
Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Passed as Substituted and Amended

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110444
Cancelling the City Council standing committee meetings and legislative and business sessions for the weeks of July 4, 2011; August 8, 2011; September 12, 2011; November 7, 2011; November 21, 2011; December 19, 2011; and December 26, 2011.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110445
(Sub.)
Repealing Resolution 001571 which established a process for use of citizen satisfaction surveys; repealing Resolution 090340 which required quarterly citizen satisfaction surveys conducted by the City Auditor; authorizing the City Manager to assume the responsibility of preparing citizen satisfaction surveys no less than annually; and providing for delivery of raw survey data to the City Auditor.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110436
Repealing certain parts of Part II, Code of Ordinances, Chapter 2, Administration, Article VI, Boards, Commissions and Committees, Division 8: Landmarks Commission and enacting new sections.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move tha the charter requirement for the reading of ordinance nos. Advance Consents: 1. 110460 Advance Debates: 1. 110455 2. 110463 3. 110459 (sub) 4. 110468 on three separate days be waived and that these ordinances be advance for final reading and consideration at this time.
 
Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110460
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a workers' compensation benefit filed by Burrell K. Baker for injuries resulting from an accident on January 19, 2009, while employed by the City.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110455
Appropriating $1,331,840.98 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Fleet Services Fund; estimating revenues in the amount of $1,331.840.98 to the Department Fleet Upgrade account of the Fleet Services Fund; authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account; and recognizing and emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110463
Estimating revenue; appropriating $9,372,888.81 in the Capital Improvements Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110459
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Housing and Community Development to enter into a contract in the amount of $1,096,415.00 with Neighborhood Housing Services of Kansas City to provide for rehabilitation of rental housing known as Squier Park Townhomes.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110468
Expressing the support by the City of Kansas City, Missouri for the Metropolitan Crime Commission Gun Bounty Program; and directing the City Manager to make a contribution of $25,000.00 from previously appropriated funds.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Reed Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the charter requirements for the reading of the ordinance on three saparate occasions be waived for the ordinance on second reading on page 5 of todays docket and that this ordinance be placed on the docket next week for third reading.
 
Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110454
Amending Chapter 62, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Subsection (g) of Section 62-45, and enacting in lieu thereof a new Subsection (g) for the purpose of allowing residents to dispose of leaves and brush without charge once per week on a day to be designated by the Director of Public Works.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Reed Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move the charter requirement for the reading of ordinances on three separate occasions is waived for the ordinances on first reading on pages 6-8 of todays docket and that these ordinances be introduced to the commitees so designated.
 
Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110474
Approving and authorizing settlement of the lawsuit styled Laverne Collins-Williams v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1016-CV26034.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

110475
Approving and authorizing settlement of the lawsuit styled Jadene Rusconi and Jim Rusconi v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1016-CV209432.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

110491
Appropriating $2,000,000.00 from the Contingent Appropriation and transferring it to the Legal Expense Fund.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

110486
RESOLUTION - Adopting the 20th Street Streetscape Plan, which will serve as a comprehensive guide for future streetscape improvements within the planning area that extends one-half block to the north and south of 20th Street from West Pennway to McGee Street.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110476
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 10-211, Number of retail alcoholic beverage licenses, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter which adds an exempted area from the density requirements for a sales by package convenience store.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

110478
Reappropriating $38,489.01 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Fire Sales Tax Fund for the USFA AFG Grant from the United States Department of Homeland Security Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

110479
Amending Chapter 14, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 14-15, Keeping of small animals and fowl in pens, and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter pertaining to keeping of small animals and fowl in pens.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

110480
Appropriating $975,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund to Project No. 07000150 Police Headquarter Renovation; authorizing a $975,000.00 Amendment No. 1 to an agreement with Helix Architecture + Design for Project No. 07000150 – Police Headquarters Renovation; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

110481
Appropriating $1,375,465.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund to Project No. 07000168 – Kansas City Police Department East Patrol Campus Master Plan; authorizing a $1,375,465.00 contract with Helix Architecture + Design for Project No. 07000168 – Kansas City Police Department East Patrol Campus Master Plan; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

110477
Appropriating funds in the amount of $210,869.37 in the General Fund for several Brownfield grants received from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; and estimating revenues in the amount of $297,954.00 in the General Fund for the same grants.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110482
Releasing a permanent easement for waterline improvements and appurtenances in Clay County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds for Clay County, Missouri.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110483
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to execute a Cost Share Agreement for Planning Assistance between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the City of Kansas City, Missouri for the Line Creek Watershed Study; reducing appropriations in the amount of $100,000.00 from the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating $100,000.00 from the Unappropriated Capital Improvements Fund; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $100,000.00 for the agreement; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110485
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into an agreement with the 3-Trails Village Community Improvement District for the design of a segment of Bannister Trail.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110487
Estimating and appropriating $2,881,250.00 in the 2011B GO Bond Fund from the anticipated sale of general obligation bonds; authorizing a $2,305,000.00 contract with J.M. Fahey/TranSystems for Project No. 89008217, Troost Avenue - 89th Street to Bannister Road; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $2,881,250.00 for the project; declaring the City’s intention to reimburse itself from bond proceeds for bond related expenditures; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110490
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute agreements with the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission for various trail projects; estimating revenues; and appropriating funds in the Capital Improvements Fund.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110492
Estimating and appropriating $1,183,500.00 in the 2011B GO Bond Fund from the anticipated sale of general obligation bonds; authorizing a $978,800.00 contract with Mega Industries/Walter P. Moore for Project No. 89008214, Wornall Road - Blue Ridge Boulevard to 135th Street; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $1,223,500.00 for the project; declaring the City’s intention to reimburse itself from bond proceeds for bond related expenditures; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110493
Estimating and appropriating $422,668.50 in the 2011B GO Bond Fund from the anticipated sale of general obligation bonds; designating requisitioning authority; authorizing a $2,370,134.80 contract with Pyramid/Cook, Flatt & Strobel for Design Build services for Project No. 89008211 – Design Build – N Oak Tfwy. - NE 42nd St. to N Indianola; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $2,962,668.50 for the project; declaring the City’s intention to reimburse itself from bond proceeds for bond related expenditures; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110494
Estimating and appropriating $ 4,930,971.51 in the 2011B GO Bond Fund from the anticipated sale of general obligation bonds; authorizing a $3,976,777.21 contract with J.M. Fahey/TranSystems for Project No. 89008209, 63rd St - Chestnut Ave. to Jackson Ave.; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $ 4,970,971.51 for the project; declaring the City’s intention to reimburse itself from bond proceeds for bond related expenditures; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Johnson Move To Introduce

110497
Reducing appropriations in the GO Bond Series 2007A Fund in the amount of $304,549.75 and appropriating this sum to Project No. 89008149 North Pleasant Avenue; designating requisitioning authority; authorizing a $1,094,137.72 contract with Trinity Excavating, Inc., for the project; authorizing the Director of Capital Projects Department to amend and increase this contract by up to $109,413.77; authorizing the Director of Capital Projects Department to expend $1,203,551.49 for the contract; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110495
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Little Blue Valley Area Plan by modifying the Land Use Plan and Map for an area of approximately 3.06 acres generally located at the southeast corner of 40 Highway and Lee's Summit Road to recommend community commercial services instead of community commercial services and low density residential uses. (____)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110496
Rezoning an area of approximately 3.06 acres generally located on at the southeast corner of Lee's Summit Road and 40 Highway from Districts B3-2 and R-80 to District B3-2. (14213-P)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
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