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Last Published: 2/21/2008 4:37:06 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - MARK FUNKHOUSER
Present:10 - DEB HERMANN, BILL SKAGGS, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, TERRY RILEY, CATHY JOLLY, JOHN SHARP
Excused:2 - ED FORD, BETH GOTTSTEIN
 

080196
RESOLUTION - Honoring George E. Hicks for his lifetime of civic service to the community and for his service on the Silver Haired City Council, the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund Committee and the Municipal Judicial Nominating Committee.


Held on Docket (2/28/2008)

080183
COMMUNICATION - Received by the City Clerk from the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri a notice of intent to accept the redevelopment contract proposal submitted by Ryan Lawn & Tree, Inc. for the project at 3007 E. 8th Street in the Dodson PIEA Area (5th Council District).


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080184
COMMUNICATION - Received by the City Clerk from the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri a notice of intent to accept the redevelopment contract proposal submitted by Sunflower Funding, LLC for the project at 1520 Grand in the Crossroads PIEA Area.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080185
COMMUNICATION - Received by the City Clerk from the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri a notice of intent to accept the redevelopment contract proposal submitted by 1712 Main St. LLC for the project at 1712 Main Street in the Crossroads PIEA Area.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080186
COMMUNICATION - Received by the City Clerk from the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri a notice of intent to accept the redevelopment contract proposal submitted by Prairie Dog Development Company for the project at 2008 E 39th Street, 3800, 3816, 3818, 3820 & 3824 Garfield in the 37th & Euclid/Ivanhoe Gardens PIEA Area (3rd District).


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080187
COMMUNICATION - Received by the City Clerk from the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri a notice of intent to accept the redevelopment contract proposal submitted by SC California Property Holding, LLC for the property at 3218 Brighton in the Ridgeview Heights PIEA Area.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080190
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council from the City Clerk that the petitioners that filed an affidavit for the recall of Mayor Funkhouser on January 31, 2008, withdrew their affidavit on February 19, 2008.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 9 - Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080191
COMMUNICATION - Notice received by the City Clerk regarding the Proposed Annual Budget for the Westport Community Improvement District for fiscal year 2008. Notice also includes 2005-2007 financial statement, annual budget for 2006-2007 and resolutions passed in 2005-2007.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080192
COMMUNICATION - Notice received by the City Clerk regarding the Proposed Annual Budget for the Westport Community Improvement District II for fiscal year 2008. Notice also includes 2004-2007 financial statement, annual budget for 2005 & 2007 and resolutions passed in 2004-2007.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080138
RESOLUTION - Supporting the Neighborhood and Community Services Department’s grant application to the Federal Home Loan Bank Affordable Homes Program.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080133
Releasing various easements in Jackson County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record the documents.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080134
Approving the plat of Hunt Midwest Business Park – First Plat, Replat of Lot 14, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting and releasing various easements; establishing grades on public ways; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD0956C)


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080094
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Auditor to conduct an audit of the finances and functions of the Global Trade Commission.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080137
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for workers' compensation benefits filed by Dwight Mangrum for injuries resulting from an accident on October 20, 2003, while employed by the City.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080152
Amending Section 2-112, code of ordinances, entitled “Duties of city auditor” by requiring the City Auditor to provide copies of each audit or report provided to the City Council to the Municipal Officials and Officers Ethics Commission.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080082
Vacating N. Potter Avenue north of N.E. 98th Terrace, Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1582-V)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080105
Appropriating $264,057.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Neighborhood Tourist and Development Fund and approving contracts with various agencies in the total amount of $96,350.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist and Development Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080140
Accepting and approving an $83,922.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding to enhance the capability of Kansas City to respond to a pandemic outbreak through initiating community-wide planning efforts and upgrading existing response; establishing revenue in the amount of $55,948.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and appropriating it to the Community Pandemic Preparedness Planning accounts of the Governmental Grants Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080143
Accepting and approving a one year $40,000.00 contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding for implementing a comprehensive immunization educational program designed to promote adolescent immunization in the City of Kansas City, Missouri; and increasing revenue and appropriations in the amount of $40,000.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080102
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 6, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 6-46, Fees and charges for commercial uses at airport, 6-47, Commercial ground transportation vehicles operating at the airport, and 6-48, Use fee for commercial ground transportation operating at the Airport and enacting new sections of like number and subject matter, and establishing an effective date.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080131
Authorizing execution of a five-year agreement with 2 one-year renewal options with First Student for employee bus service at Kansas City International Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in an amount not to exceed $543,266.00.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080144
Authorizing a $4,000,000.00 Facility Repair and Maintenance Contract for Project No. 62TENIMP with Gardner Construction Company, Inc. for airport tenant improvements; authorizing the Kansas City Aviation Department to expend $1,000,000.00 for the first phase of the improvement from previously appropriated funds; and authorizing the Kansas City Aviation Department to expend an additional $3,000,000.00 for the later phases of the improvements from future appropriations by the City Council.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080146
Authorizing a $404,016.00 contract with Dennis Johnson Construction, Inc., for Project No. 89003668, 59th Street and Norfleet sanitary sewer improvements; authorizing the City Manager to amend and increase this contract by up to $40,402.00; authorizing the City Manager to expend $444,418.00 for the contract; assessing the properties benefited; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: There are no advance consents this week. ADVANCE DEBATES: 080089 (sub) 080165 0801174 ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080089
(Sub.)
Approving the Sixth Amendment to the Columbus Park Urban Renewal Plan.  


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080165
Estimating and appropriating $500,000.00 from the anticipated sale of general obligation bonds; authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to expend $500,000.00 for the Tree Replacement Planting FY08 project (Project No.70400135); authorizing the Director of Finance to close out accounts at the end of the project; declaring the City’s intent to reimburse itself for certain expenditures; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080174
Authorizing and approving certain documents and actions in connection with the issuance of Tax Increment Refunding and Improvement Revenue Bonds (Valencia Place Redevelopment Project) Series 2008, by the Industrial Development Authority of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $27,000,000.00 to provide funds to refund one prior series of bonds issued by the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri and to fund a redevelopment project in the City and to finance or refinance certain redevelopment project costs.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, 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 7 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080141
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to and approving the Sixth Amendment to the Chouteau I-35 Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

080158
Estimating revenues in the amount of $71,743.00 in the GO Bond Series 2003 F and appropriating the same to the Library District E account; reducing appropriations in the amount of $649,884.00 in the Capital Improvements Sales Tax Fund; appropriating that amount to Library District E account; authorizing a $1,010,419.00 contract with MEGA Industries Corp. for Project No. 89008132, Library District E Streetscape; authorizing the City Manager to amend and increase this contract by up to $101,000.00; authorizing the City Manager to expend up to $1,111,419.00 for the contract; and recognizing an emergency.


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 8-10 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080197
Authorizing the issuance of Water Revenue Bonds; prescribing the terms, provisions and conditions for the issuance of bonds and obligations of the City; and authorizing certain actions and documents and prescribing other matters relating thereto.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

080198
Authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a contract with KPMG, LLP, to make the annual independent audit of the City’s books and records for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2008 and to perform other audit services, as requested; authorizing the Director of Finance to pay up to $602,550.00 in consideration for said audit and audit related services; and authorizing $150,515.00 in additional funds for Change Order No. 1 for the contract with KPMG, LLP for the audit for fiscal year ending April 30, 2007.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

080178
Approving the plat of Highland Plaza West – First Plat, an addition in Clay 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. (SD0710E)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080181
Approving the plat of Riverstone Apartments First Plat, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; accepting various easements and a general warranty deed; 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. (SD1328B)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080182
Approving the preliminary plat of Medical Plaza North on approximately 1.5 acres generally located on the north side of 43rd Street, east of Washington, and west of Wornall. (SD1372)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080189
Approving the plat of The Meadows at Rock Creek First Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; 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. (SD1379A)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080193
Approving the Petition to Establish the Shoal Creek Valley Community Improvement District; establishing the Shoal Creek Valley Community Improvement District generally bounded by the Shoal Creek Valley Golf Course on the north, North 76th Street on the south, Shoal Creek Parkway on the west and Flintlock Road on the east in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080195
Appropriating $30,000.00 to the Port Authority Riverfront Grant account of the General Fund for the return of funds to the Missouri Department of Conservation and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080179
Estimating revenue in the amount of $254,856.00 in the General Fund from the United States Department of Homeland Security Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) program; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

080180
Authorizing a $2,850,000.00 contract with Ball Kelly, d/b/a Taylor Kelly Construction LLC, for Project No. 890A0284, Bartle Hall North Dock, Contract 3-Steel Exterior Skin/Roof; authorizing the City Manager to amend and increase this contract by up to $285,000.00 without further City Council approval; authorizing the City Manager to expend $3,135,000.00 for the contract; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

080188
Amending Chapter 64, Code of Ordinances, by repealing subsection (a) of Section 64-119, Deposit for restoration expenses; Section 64-422, Definitions; Section 64-423, Regulated activities; Section 64-424, Exceptions; subsections (a) and (b) of Section 64-426, Permit fee; and Section 64-434, Enforcement Policy, and enacting in lieu thereof new subsections and sections of like designation and subject matter for the purpose of limiting street plate permits to 30 days, modifying the permit fees, prohibiting the use of street plates between the months of December and February except in cases of emergencies, and granting the Director of Public Works enforcement powers; enacting a new Section 64-436, Restoration deposit, for the purpose of incorporating the restoration deposit on excavation permits into the street plate bridging regulations; and establishing an effective date.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

080194
Reducing Kansas City Bicycle Transportation Initiative (KCBTI) project appropriations in the Capital Improvement Fund totaling $596,036.92 from the Department of Public Works; reappropriating a total of $1,380,036.92 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Capital Improvements Fund; estimating CMAQ revenues of $784,000.00; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Sharp Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080199
RESOLUTION - Amending Standing Rule 22-A of the Council Rules by repealing it and enacting in its place a new rule requiring that all ordinances contain only one subject which shall be clearly expressed in its title.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Sharp Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080200
RESOLUTION - Amending Standing Rule 24 of the Council Rules by repealing it and enacting in its place a new rule regarding the distribution of “compare write” copies of proposed ordinances to council and the public which identify changes proposed to the city code or charter.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Sharp Move To Introduce

080201
RESOLUTION - Expressing the Council’s support for the Red Bridge Road Alternatives Plan submitted to the City by Bucher, Willis & Ratliff Corporation.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Riley Move To Introduce

080202
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to develop a comprehensive housing assistance plan for City employees for the City Council’s consideration.


Referred to Housing Committee
 
 Councilmember Johnson Move To Introduce

080203
Amending the Nashua-New Mark Area Plan, by expanding the commercial area, in addition to the current low density residential, elementary school and open space for an approximately 474 acre tract of land generally located at the northeast quadrant of Interstate 435 and Highway 169. (217-S-3)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee
 
 Councilmember Johnson Move To Introduce

080204
Adopting certain revisions to the Major Street Plan for Kansas City by relocating the U.S. Highway 169 interchange north of Interstate 435 from N.W. 128th Street to N.W. 126th Street and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices. (175-S-25)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee
 
 Councilmember Johnson Move To Introduce

080205
Rezoning an area of approximately 474 acres generally located at the northeast quadrant of Interstate 435 and Highway 169, from Districts R-1b, R-3, R-4 and C-2 to District PD/R-1b, R-3, R-4, C-2, and approving a preliminary development plan for the same. (13614-PD-5)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee
 
 Councilmember Johnson Move To Introduce

080206
Rezoning an area of approximately 474 acres generally located at the northeast quadrant of Interstate 435 and Highway 169, from District RA to Districts R-1b, R-3, R-4 and C-2. (13614-P-4)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS