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Last Published: 10/30/2008 3:59:36 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - MARK FUNKHOUSER
Present:9 - BILL SKAGGS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, BETH GOTTSTEIN, CINDY CIRCO, TERRY RILEY, JOHN SHARP
Excused:3 - DEB HERMANN, JAN MARCASON, CATHY JOLLY
 

081085
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the Information Technology Department’s Troy Stenholm, on his receipt of the City Manager’s 3-1-1 Action Center Partner of the Month Award.


Adopted

Ayes: 9 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

081069
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulation E-40609


Received And Filed

Ayes: 9 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

081077
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulation E-40614


Received And Filed

Ayes: 9 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

081078
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulation E-40615


Received And Filed

Ayes: 9 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

081079
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulations E40616-E40623


Received And Filed

Ayes: 9 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

081080
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulation E40625


Received And Filed

Ayes: 9 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

081089
COMMUNICATION - Notice from Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP to the City Clerk regarding submission of the financial report for 2007-08 and various other documents for fiscal year 2008 for 3-Trails Village Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 9 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

081074
RESOLUTION - Expressing support for Missouri Constitutional Amendment No. 4.


Adopted

Ayes: 9 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

081091
RESOLUTION - Enlarging membership of the Economically Distressed Areas Economic Development Task Force from 20 to 30 members.


Adopted

Ayes: 9 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

081104
RESOLUTION - Approving the mayoral appointment of Jim Rice to the Downtown-Economic Stimulus Authority.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

081048
Reducing the Contingent Appropriation in the General Fund by $75,000.00; transferring and appropriating $75,000.00 in the Motor Fuel Tax Fund to pay for street lighting repairs on City parkways; and authorizing an amendment to the current contract with Custom Lighting Services, Inc. in the amount of $75,000.00.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

081041
Appropriating $356,203.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Local Use Tax Fund; reducing appropriations in the 2004 LLEBG Fund by $1,120.42; estimating revenues in certain Local Law Enforcement Block Grant Fund accounts by $159,965.00; estimating revenues in the General Fund by $196,238.00; closing certain LLEBG fund accounts; and transferring any remaining cash balances to the General Fund by the close of the City’s 2008-09 fiscal year.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

081053
Estimating revenue in the amount of $5,826,300.00 and appropriating $316,248.00 to various accounts to roll forward unexpended grant funds from last fiscal year to this fiscal year.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080984
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District PD/M-2a on an 8 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of E. 29th Street and Wheeling Avenue. (8234-PD-6)


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

081029
Approving the 46 Summit Redevelopment Corporation’s 9th Amendment to the “353” Development Plan for the redevelopment and rehabilitation of the neighborhood as for an area of approximately 2.42 acres generally located on 46th Street between Jefferson and Summit Street, declaring such redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals and welfare; authorizing a contract with the 46 Summit Redevelopment Corporation for implementation of the Development Plan; authorizing certain tax abatement; and conditionally approving an assignment of development rights from Master Craftsmen Redevelopment Corporation and Mulhern Family Limited Partnership to 46 Summit Redevelopment Corporation.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

081035
(Sub.)
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan in District URD on approximately 2.42 acres generally located on 46th Street between Jefferson and Summit Street.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

081047
Authorizing acceptance from the Missouri Emergency Management Agency of additional grant funds for the Emergency Management Performance Grant in the amount of $151,971.00; estimating revenue and appropriating the sum of $151,971.00 to the Emergency Management Performance Grant account. This combined with the previously received $180,000.00 equals a federal fiscal year '09 EMPG total of $331,971.00 for Kansas City, Missouri.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

081049
Accepting and approving a $726,981.00 contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding for the City’s Public Health Preparedness and the Cities Readiness programs; increasing revenues in the amount of $234,708.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and increasing appropriations in the amount of $432,183.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

081050
Accepting and approving a one year $70,270.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding for the childhood lead poisoning prevention program; increasing revenue in the amount of $48,558.00 and appropriations in the amount of $7,641.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Johnson Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: There are no consent items this week. ADVANCE DEBATES: 081040 (sub) ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

081040
(Sub.)
Approving two contracts with Cornerstone of Care in the amount of $9,375.00 for events from the Neighborhood Tourist and Development Fund from funds previously appropriated.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF THE ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON SECOND READING ON PAGE 6 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080979
Approving the Petition to establish the Red Bridge Community Improvement District; establishing the Red Bridge Community Improvement District generally located on either side of Red Bridge Road between Oak Street on the west and Holmes Road on the east in Kansas City, Jackson County Missouri and directing the City clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

081062
Approving the plat of Williams Addition Lots 1 and 2, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1387A)


Add to Consent Docket

080995
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department for the City to provide maintenance services, janitorial services and utilities to the Shoal Creek Campus with funds previously appropriated by the City Council and authorizing automatic annual renewals of the MOU with such funds appropriated by the City Council in the annual budget.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

081060
Amending Ordinance No. 011323 passed October 4, 2001, which reestablished Sewer District No. 22092 by repealing and reenacting Section 2 thereof and reestablishing Sewer District No. 22092, generally located in the vicinity of N.E. 88th Street and N. Lathrop Avenue, in Sewer Division 22, in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri.


Add to Consent Docket

081061
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a $568,294.72 contract Amendment No. 3 with KONE, Inc., for elevator and escalator maintenance and repair at various City-owned facilities; authorizing the Director of General Services to expend $568,294.72; and authorizing the Director of General Services to amend and reduce dollar amount of the contract without further City Council approval.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENT FOR READING OF ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS BE WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON FIRST READING ON PAGES 7-10 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

081088
Reducing appropriations in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $285,000.00 and appropriating this sum to an account in the Capital Improvements Fund for a project in the Sixth Council District involving the planning and design of the Longview Park Aquatics Facility.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

081099
Reducing appropriations in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $573,697.41 and appropriating this sum to accounts in the Capital Improvements Fund for projects in the Second and Fourth Council Districts.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

081100
Estimating and appropriating $5,633,003.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund for the Southtown TIF Project I in Penn Valley Park.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

081106
 Estimating $1,932,063.00 in the General Fund from a 2008 Police health insurance rebate and a 2008 COPS Grant award; reducing the Contingent Appropriation of the General Fund by $1,080,000.00 transferring to the Kansas City Police Department and appropriating $3,012,063.00 in various accounts of the Kansas City Police Department.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

081084
Estimating revenue in the amount of $88,774.00 in the Special Housing Rehabilitation Fund; appropriating $83,288.00 to the Home Weatherization Utilicare account of the Special Housing Rehabilitation Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Housing Committee

081082
Releasing one storm sewer easement in Jackson County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record the document.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

081083
Releasing one storm sewer easement in Clay County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record the document.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

081086
Vacating the westerly 4 feet of Fort Scott Avenue as now established a distance of 200 feet south of 21st Street, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1597-V)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

081090
Declaring an area of about 155 acres generally bounded by E. 27th Street on the north, Linwood Boulevard on the south, Troost Avenue on the east and Gillham Road on the west, as a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law and approving the Longfellow/Dutch Hill Neighborhoods Urban Renewal Plan. (669-S)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

081097
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District GP-2 on approximately a 44.8 acre tract of land generally located at the northwest corner of Tiffany Springs Parkway and N.W. Prairie View Road. (5985-GP-18)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

081098
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by repealing subsection 80-420, Penalty for violation of chapter, and enacting a new section that increases the fines for zoning violations. (254-S-257)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

081101
Approving an amendment to a previously approved community unit project plan in District R-2a on approximately 18.13 acres generally located on the north side of N.E. 106th Street approximately 700 feet east of N. Oak Trafficway, for the purpose of deleting an approximately 3.4 acre tract of land from said community unit project plan.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

081102
Rezoning an area of approximately 3.4 acres generally located on the north side of N.E. 106th Street approximately 700 feet east of N. Oak Trafficway from District R-2a to District R-4.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

081103
Rezoning an area of approximately 3.4 acres generally located on the north side of N.E. 106th Street approximately 700 feet east of N. Oak Trafficway from District R-4 to District PD/R-4.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

081107
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Beacon Hill/Longfellow Area Plan for a 155 acre tract of land generally bounded by E. 27th Street on the north, Linwood Boulevard on the south, Troost Avenue on the east and Gillham Road on the west, by extending the southern boundary to Linwood and changing the recommended land uses. (202-S-22)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

081081
Appropriating the amount of $651,731.00 in the Police Grants Fund after estimating revenues in the amount of $651,731.00 in Ordinance No. 080621 to roll forward unexpended grant amounts from last fiscal year; granting requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

081087
Authorizing acceptance of a $199,786.00 grant award with the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance Mental Health Expansion Project Grant, to provide funding to support Community Justice Program’s partnership with the Jackson County Community Mental Health fund to support local mental health courts; estimating revenue in the amount of $199,786.00 in the Department of Justice Grant Fund; increasing appropriations in the amount of $199,786.00 in the DOJ Mental Health Expansion Project account of the General Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

081092
Approving contracts with the American Jazz Museum in the amount of $15,000.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist and Development Fund.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

081093
Approving a contract with the Mayor's Christmas Tree Fund in the amount of $15,000.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist and Development Fund.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

081094
Approving contracts with the Platte County Economic Development Council in the amount of $12,000.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist and Development Fund.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

081095
Approving a contract with Union Station in the amount of $3,000.00 for an event and project from the Neighborhood Tourist and Development Fund.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

081096
Approving a contract with DeLaSalle Education Center in the amount of $5,000.00 for an event and project from the Neighborhood Tourist and Development Fund.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

081105
Establishing a Kansas City Transit and Rail Advisory Committee to advise the City Council on issues related to the planning, development, construction, and operation of light rail.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Sharp Move To Introduce

081108
RESOLUTION - Authorizing the City Manager to develop a financing and/or development agreement with Three Trails Redevelopment, LLC and/or other necessary parties in connection with the issuance of revenue bonds for the amended and restated Three Trails District Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
 
 Councilmember Ford Move To Introduce

081109
RESOLUTION - Approving and endorsing Grand Boulevard Lofts Limited Partnership (“Applicant”) in its application to the Missouri Department of Economic Development Brownfields Redevelopment Program, as authorized by, and in accordance with, Chapter 447, Section 447.700, subsection (1) of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, for state remediation tax credits.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee
 
 Councilmember Circo Move To Introduce

081110
RESOLUTION - Amending the 2008 One Year Action Plan and submitting the Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for its consideration in order to receive funding under the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (HERA) and authorizing the Director of City Development to submit a proposal(s) to the State of Missouri for funding under HERA.


Referred to Housing Committee
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS