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Last Published: 5/16/2014 8:45:43 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - CINDY CIRCO
Present:10 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, MICHAEL BROOKS, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Excused:2 - JERMAINE REED, SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
 

140388
RESOLUTION - Honoring graduates of the Citizens’ Engagement University.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

140391
RESOLUTION - Welcoming Sigurd Pacher, Deputy Chief of Mission of the Austrian Embassy in Washington, DC, to Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

140386
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor & Council from the City Clerk declaring Tuesday, August 12, 2014 an election to elect three successor directors for Oak Berry Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

140354
Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute a one year term and supply contract with Central Salt LLC, to provide deicing rock salt for city facilities and city roads; and authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to amend the contract and exercise up to four one-year renewals of the contract.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

140357
Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to enter into a 5-year contract with Town and Country Disposal of Western Missouri, Inc., for residential curbside collection and processing of materials for City residents.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

140348
Amending Article VII, entitled Sales Taxes, of Chapter 68, Code of Ordinances, entitled Taxation, by repealing Section 68-444 relating to the Fire Sales Tax and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter extending the imposition of the 1/4% city sales tax for the operation of the Fire Department, pursuant to Section 321.242, Revised Statutes of Missouri, for a period of 20 years; providing for submission of this ordinance to the qualified voters of the City for their approval at a special election called for Tuesday, August 5, 2014; authorizing and directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of this election; authorizing and directing the City Clerk to notify the Missouri Director of Revenue if the proposal is approved by the voters; endorsing the new Fire Department strategic plan and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Davis, Wagner, Sharp, Taylor, Brooks, Circo, Marcason, Glover, Curls, Johnson, Ford
Nays: 0

140382
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to engage in an appropriate planning process, including outreach to business owners, to provide information to the Mayor and City Council for the prioritization of needs in the West Bottoms, including future use of the American Royal and Kemper Arena.


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

140383
RESOLUTION - Establishing the City’s project priorities for potential new state transportation revenues in Missouri.


Councilmember Ford (Second by Taylor) Move To Re-refer

Seconded by Councilmember Taylor
Ayes: 4 - Davis, Ford, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 7 - Wagner, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks


Failed



Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 1 - Ford
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Wagner) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the Charter requirement for reading of ordinances on three separate days be waived for the ordinances on today’s docket listed as “Committee Advances” and that these ordinances be advanced for final reading and consideration at this time.
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

140360
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Travelers Insurance as subrogee for Embassy Properties, Claim No. T1213-0901A.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

140363
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to execute a Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission Surface Transportation Program (STP)-Urban Program Agreement between the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) and the City of Kansas City, Missouri for construction of Blue River Trails from Swope Park to Brush Creek.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

140364
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to execute a Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission Transportation Enhancement Funds Program Agreement between the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) and the City of Kansas City, Missouri for construction of Blue River Trails from Brush Creek to Stadium Drive.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

140371
Approving the issuance by the City of Kansas City Missouri of its special obligation bond anticipation bonds (the “Series 2014D Bonds”), to finance preliminary work related to the Streetcar System Expansion Project in the aggregate principal amount not to exceed $10,075,500.00; approving and authorizing certain documents and actions relating to the issuance of the Series 2014D Bonds; estimating and appropriating revenues in the amount of $10,075,500.00 in Fund No. 3432, the 2014D Special Obligation Bond Anticipation Bond Fund; designating requisitioning authority; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts; declaring the City’s intent to reimburse itself from bond proceeds; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 1 - Ford

140288
(Sub.)
Rezoning an area of about 16.7 acres generally located at the northwest corner of W. Bannister Road and Wornall Road and on the south side of Ward Parkway from District R-7.5 to District UR, and approving a development plan for office buildings, structured parking, and surface parking lots. (13827-UR-2)


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Davis, Wagner, Sharp, Taylor, Brooks, Circo, Marcason, Glover, Curls, Johnson, Ford
Nays: 0

140358
(Sub.)
Authorizing execution of a contract in an amount not to exceed $1,030,000.00 with the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri, for the purpose of providing funds for certain development and redevelopment activities, the implementation of AdvanceKC, and the establishment of an International Business Development Initiative.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

140368
Approving an Industrial Development Plan for Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc. (the “Company”) for the purpose of expanding, acquiring and constructing an office industry consisting of a national headquarters project located at the corner of Ward Parkway and Wornall Road; authorizing and approving various agreements for the purpose of setting forth covenants, agreements and obligations of the City, the Company and 9400 Wornall, LLC (the “Lessee”); authorizing the issuance of taxable industrial revenue bonds in two series in a maximum aggregate principal amount not to exceed $121,500,000.00; authorizing and approving certain other documents; and authorizing certain other actions in connection with the issuance of said bonds.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 1 - Johnson

140372
(Sub.)
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Bannister & Wornall Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Bannister & Wornall Tax Increment Financing Plan; designating a Redevelopment Area; requiring certain provisions be included in the Redevelopment Agreement; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 1 - Johnson

140381
Establishing the streetcar station place location names for the Downtown Streetcar system.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

140345
Authorizing the Administrator of Municipal Court to execute a six-month extension with Legal Aid of Western Missouri for the legal representation of indigent defendants in Kansas City Municipal Court in the amount of $547,709.00.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

140378
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into contracts up to $200,000.00 with various organizations to provide domestic violence shelter assistance from funds appropriated in the Domestic Violence Shelter Operation Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

140369
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to execute a Project Partnership Agreement between the Department of the Army and the City of Kansas City, Missouri for the East Bottoms Levee Reconstruction Project related to the Kansas City Levees Project; and authorizing expenditure of $1,704,100.00 for the City's share of the Agreement.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

140370
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into an approximately $3,700,000.00 contract with Radmacher Brothers Excavating Company, Inc. for the Universal Avenue Storm Sewer Improvements – Phase 1 – Stillwell Storm Sewer Improvements project; estimating revenue in the amount of $9,726,507.00 in the Stormwater Fund; appropriating $9,726,507.00 from the Stormwater Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

140377
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a $672,700.00 Amendment to the Cooperative Agreement with Jackson County, Missouri for the Design and Construction of Water Main Relocations and Upgrades in Association with Improvements to Lee’s Summit Road from Anderson Drive to U.S. 40 Highway.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 9 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

140380
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into an approximately $3,500,000.00 contract with Mega Industries Corporation for the Swope Campus Parking Lot and Sustainable Stormwater Improvements project; and authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend approximately $3,820,000 to satisfy the cost of the project.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Johnson (Second by Brooks) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the Charter requirement for reading of ordinances on three separate days be waived for the ordinances on today’s docket listed as “Second Readings” and that they be placed on the docket next week for final reading.
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

140208
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Fire Chief to enter into a contract with Advanced Data Processing, Inc., a subsidiary of Intermedix Corporation, to perform emergency medical services billing for the City’s ambulance services (Contract #EV1830) and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $835,000.00.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

140365
RESOLUTION - Amending the Westport Area Plan for an approximately 0.85 acre tract of land generally located at 3720 and 3728 Gillham Road by changing the recommended land use on the Future Land Use Map from one/two family residential to multi-family residential, medium density. (132-S-40)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

140366
RESOLUTION - Amending the Main Street Corridor Plan for an approximately 0.85 acre tract of land generally located at 3720 and 3728 Gillham Road by changing the recommended land use on the Future Land Use Map from single family residential to medium density residential. (581-S-9).


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

140367
Rezoning a 0.85 acre tract of land generally located at 3720 and 3728 Gillham Road, from District R-6 (Residential dash 6) to District R-1.5. (13802-P-1)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

140353
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute an amendment to the lease agreement with Spay and Neuter Kansas City, for property generally located at 5825 Troost, Kansas City, Missouri, for the purpose of extending the total leasable space to include 5835 Troost, Kansas City, Missouri and the adjacent lot to expand the parking area.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

140376
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into an approximately $6,700,000.00 contract with Foley Company for the Waldo Pump Station and Reservoir Rehabilitation project.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Johnson (Second by Brooks) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the Charter requirement for reading ordinances on three separate days be waived for the ordinances on today’s docket listed as “First Readings” and that these ordinances be introduced as listed to the committee so designated.
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

140392
RESOLUTION - Declaring the Mayor and City Council's support for open data of public information for Kansas City and directing the City Manager to create and implement an open data policy.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140387
RESOLUTION - Supporting an application to the U.S. Department of Justice for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

140396
Amending Chapter 88 by amending subsection 88-445-06-D, Signs in Residential Districts, Institutional Uses, to allow public schools and churches to install digital signs.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140397
Approving a waiver of certain requirements under the housing program described within the Midtown Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140394
Authorizing an agreement with HDR Engineering, Inc. for approximately $3,748,000.00 for design services for the Kansas City Streetcar System Phase 2 project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140395
Authorizing a $4,300,000.00 agreement with Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc. for design services for the Kansas City Streetcar System Phase 2 project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Ford Move To Introduce

140398
Amending Chapter 88 by enacting a new subsection 88-570-02-K, Applicability; Authorized Administrative Adjustments; Signs, to allow an administrative adjustment for certain signs.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
 Councilmember Ford Move To Introduce

140399
Approving the plat of Village at Burlington Creek, First Plat, an addition in Platte 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. (SD1099C)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
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