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Last Published: 5/7/2014 4:46:44 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:12 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, MICHAEL BROOKS, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
 

140349
RESOLUTION - Honoring the National Association of Letter Carriers in partnership with the United States Postal Service, Harvesters, Campbell’s Soup Company, Price Chopper and other national and local partners for coming together for the 22nd Annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140346
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 62160 Through 62171


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140355
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the North Oak Village Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2015.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140356
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Brywood Centre Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2015.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140301
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Enacting a new Rule 3.10.5 and amending Rules 3.05, 3.10, 3.11 and 9.02 of the Standing Rules of the City Council effective May 1, 2014, to reflect the adoption of amended Sections 502 and 503 of the City Charter establishing ordinances with an accelerated effective date that were formerly known as recognized emergency ordinances and requiring three readings for these ordinances, unless waived.


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130814
(Sub.)
Amending Sections 88-580, Historic Designations and 88-585, Certificates of Appropriateness; and adding a new Section 88-810-045, Administrative Official, to clarify the procedure for historic designations. (254-S-286)


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140306
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 74, Code of Ordinances, by renumbering Section 74-34 for the purpose of relocating it to the appropriate Article and by repealing Sections 74-1 through 74-33 in their entirety and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like subject matter for the purposes of establishing the Kansas City Chapter 353 Advisory Board and updating the Code of Ordinances with respect to Chapter 353 projects.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140344
RESOLUTION - Expressing support for the Water Services Department in promoting urban agriculture and assisting local community groups and farmers access water for their gardens and farms through a water assistance program.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 2 - Marcason, Circo
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Brooks) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the resolutions listed on today’s docket as “Resolutions for Same Day Adoption” be presented to Council for consideration for immediate adoption today.
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140299
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a Workers' Compensation benefit filed by Darryl E. Carter for injuries resulting from an accident on April 30, 2012, while employed by the City.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140322
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Willie O. Taylor v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 11-0546-CV-W-GAF.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140323
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Abby Mueller v. City of Kansas City, Case No. 1216-CV13075.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140324
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Samuel Buccero v. City of Kansas City, Case No. 1216-CV03212.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140310
Approving the plat of Tuscany Hills Second 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. (SD1226A)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140311
Approving the plat of Lidia’s Freight House, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; 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. (SD1386D)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140312
Approving the plat of Woodneath Farms, The Links – Third 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. (SD0780T)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140313
Approving the plat of Cabinrock Subdivision, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; 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. (SD1475)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140328
Approving various Traffic Regulations in compliance with Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140329
Declaring it necessary to change and re-establish the grades and the relocation, opening, establishing and dedication of Right of Way on NW 72nd Street; and directing the City Clerk to publish notice and to record this ordinance.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Davis, Wagner, James, Jr., Sharp, Taylor, Brooks, Circo, Marcason, Glover, Reed, Curls, Johnson, Ford
Nays: 0

140305
Authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a contract with BKD, LLP, to perform the annual independent audit of the City’s books and records for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2014, to perform other audit services, as requested, and to perform audit and tax services for various component units; and further authorizing the Director of Finance to pay up to $582,000.00 in consideration for said audit and audit related services.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140316
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute a one year contract extension with Genuine Parts Company dba NAPA to provide inventory management, fleet parts, and to operate three storerooms in City facilities; authorizing the Directors of General Services and Aviation to extend the storeroom leases; authorizing the extension and amendment of the contract and leases for two additional years and the expenditure of such funds that are appropriated in the City’s annual budget for such purpose.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140318
Authorizing the Director of Health to enter into contracts with area health centers, along with Children's Mercy Hospital, and Truman Medical Center to provide primary health care services for indigent residents in Kansas City, Missouri; and declaring an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140287
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 74, the Kansas City Redevelopment Ordinance, by adding a new Article VI, Urban Agricultural Zones, to guide City processes in the implementation of Section 262.900 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140268
Estimating revenues in the amount of $1,364,683.05 in the Public Works Reimbursable Fund; appropriating that amount to special projects maintenance accounts; authorizing an agreement with Black and McDonald for streetlight and traffic signal repair and maintenance for approximately $5,520,000; and establishing an effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Davis, Wagner, James, Jr., Sharp, Taylor, Brooks, Circo, Marcason, Glover, Reed, Curls, Johnson, Ford
Nays: 0

140270
Authorizing condemnation and taking of private property in fee simple for public use for redevelopment project no. 87007315 (Beacon Hill) on the Southwest corner of 27th St. and Troost Ave, all in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations by the Public Works Department; consenting to the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney on behalf of the City; and directing the City Clerk to cause this ordinance to be recorded in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Jackson County, Missouri.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140290
Authorizing a contract for approximately $2,640,000.00 with JM Fahey for the resurfacing of various streets generally between the Missouri River and 63rd Street; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140332
Reducing appropriations in the amount of $737,862.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount to the North Jackson Avenue Improvements from Vivion to Gladstone City Limits account; authorizing re-appropriation of unexpended and unencumbered balances of the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 to the Fiscal Year 2014-2015; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140333
Authorizing a contract for approximately $2,950,000.00 with Ideker, Inc. for the resurfacing of various streets generally north of the Missouri River; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140334
(Sub.)
Authorizing a contract for approximately $2,700,000.00 with JM Fahey for the resurfacing of various streets generally south of 63rd Street; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Davis, Wagner, James, Jr., Sharp, Taylor, Brooks, Circo, Marcason, Glover, Reed, Curls, Johnson, Ford
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Circo (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: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140319
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the denial of the Truman Road Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

140337
Approving an Industrial Development Plan for DST Systems, Inc. for the purpose of the expansion, renovation, improvement and equipping of an office industry consisting of a computer operation at the DST Systems, Inc. Data Center located at 7201 E. 64th Court; authorizing and approving various agreements for the purpose of setting forth covenants, agreements and obligations of the City and DST Systems, Inc.; authorizing the issuance of taxable industrial revenue bonds in a maximum aggregate principal amount not to exceed $110,000,000.00; authorizing and approving certain other documents; and authorizing certain other actions in connection with the issuance of said bonds.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Circo (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: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140351
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a lease agreement with Boys Grow Corporation, a Missouri non-profit corporation, for the lease of City-owned property generally located at 4725 Coal Mine Road.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

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.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

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.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

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.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

140352
Rezoning a 5.4 acre tract of land generally located south of E. 69th Street, west of Richmond Avenue from District R-7.5 to District R-80, subject to a condition that only residential uses will be allowed. (14454-P)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

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.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

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.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

140350
Authorizing a $600,000.00 plus contingency Amendment No. 5 with Burns and McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc. for the Aviation Facilities Development at KCI Airport; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Ford Move To Introduce

140358
Authorizing execution of a contract in an amount not to exceed $1,060,000.00 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.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
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