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Last Published: 4/10/2015 3:03:47 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, COKETHEA HILL, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
 

150239
RESOLUTION - Honoring Carol Coe for being awarded the Charles Hazley Fearless Leader Award by the Urban Summit.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150244
RESOLUTION - Honoring Robert (Bob) Langenkamp on his retirement after 26 years of dedicated service to the City of Kansas City, Missouri, earning the admiration and respect of colleagues and the community along the way.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150245
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the contributions of Kissick Construction Company to the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150240
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council from the City Manager regarding the Requests for Expenditure of Funds. Staff has accepted no funding requests for the month of March, 2015.


Received And Filed

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

150242
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Intent to accept Industrial Development Contract Proposal submitted by Affordable Housing of Kansas City, Inc. for the Rose Hill Townhomes Project at 100 Admiral and 701-713 Troost in the downtown Paseo PIEA Area.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150243
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 62740 Through 62753


Received And Filed

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

150215
(Sub.)
Estimating revenue and adjusting appropriations in various funds; identifying accounts to roll forward to Fiscal Year 2015-16; authorizing the amendment to the Memorandum of Understanding concerning the loan from the KC Airports Fund; authorizing the potential use of the General Fund's emergency reserve; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Councilmember Marcason (Second by Ford) Move to Amend

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


Passed as Substituted and Amended

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

150091
(Sub.)
Establishing the Jobs for Neighborhoods Program to improve the employment opportunities of Kansas City, Missouri residents in need, while improving neighborhoods; directing the City Manager to develop policies to carry out the goals of the Program, including housing programs and other incentive programs; authorizing the City Manager to enter into agreements with the Full Employment Council and the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City and other agencies to implement portions of the Program; and directing the City Manager to annually report the progress of the Program to the Mayor and Council.


Councilmember Glover (Second by Ford) Move To Hold On Docket

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


Held on Docket (4/16/2015)

150230
RESOLUTION - Amending the Proposed Land Use Plan within the Westport Planning Area Plan by changing the recommended land use on a 0.15-acre tract of land located at 3939 Wyandotte Street by changing the recommended land use from one/two family residential to multi-family residential, high-density. (132-S-41)


Adopted

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

150109
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 10-5, Employee liquor permit required, 10-138, Non-profit organization temporary permit for sales by drink, 10-291, Generally, and 10-292, Temporary employee liquor permit, and enacting in lieu thereof new Sections 10-5, 10-138 10-291, and 10-292 of like number and subject matter.


Called for Question

Ayes: 7 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Glover, Marcason, Circo, James, Jr.
Nays: 6 - Ford, Curls, Reed, Hill, Taylor, Sharp


Failed



Councilmember Wagner (Second by Sharp) Move To Hold On Docket

Seconded by Councilmember Sharp
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 2 - Reed, Taylor


Held on Docket (4/23/2015)

150169
Amending the Fire Prevention and Protection Code, Chapter 26 of the Code of Ordinances, by repealing certain sections and enacting other sections to adopt the 2012 Edition of the International Fire Code, and 2012 Edition of the NFPA 101 Life Safety Code.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150203
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 76, Article II, Taxicab Code, by enacting revised and new ordinances which will lessen the regulatory burden and allow transportation network companies and transportation network drivers to continue operating in Kansas City, Missouri while continuing to provide for the public’s safety.


Councilmember Circo (Second by Johnson) Move to Amend

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


Passed as Substituted and Amended

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

150232
Amending Article VIII of the Administrative Code of Kansas City, Missouri, relating to the Classification and Compensation Plan, by repealing Sections 2-1075, 2-1076, 2-1077, 2-1078, 2-1079, 2-1080 and establishing an effective date which authorizes our job classification and pay system for the next fiscal year, and enacting in lieu thereof sections of like numbers providing for maintenance of the system by retitling two classifications.


Passed

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

150223
Approving the plat of Truman Road at Hardesty, 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. (SD1497)


Passed

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

150227
Approving the plat of Berkley Riverfront Park, an addition in Jackson 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. (SD1502)


Passed

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

150234
(Sub.)
Approving the issuance by the City of Kansas City Missouri of its special obligation bonds (the “Series 2015A Bonds”), to refund a portion in the aggregate principal amount not to exceed $13,440,000.00 of certain outstanding Kansas City Municipal Assistance Corporation Project Bonds and to finance not to exceed $6,000,000.00 of extraordinary working capital costs related to the Prospect North Settlement Project; estimating revenue and adjusting appropriations in various funds; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Councilmember Marcason (Second by Wagner) Move to Amend

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


Passed as Amended

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 1 - Johnson

150222
Rezoning a 31 acre tract of land generally located on the south side of U.S. 40 approximately 1,800 feet west of I-435 from Districts UR, B3-2 and R-7.5 to District UR, and approving a development plan to allow a new and used truck sales/service facility, warehouse and outdoor truck and parts storage. (10963-UR-5)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150229
Approving an agreement with the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) and the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) which provides for funding and coordination of the Independence Avenue and Marlborough Village overlay studies, for which the City will provide a match in the total amount of $21,844.00, which amount is appropriated herein.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150231
Rezoning a 0.15 acre tract of land located at 3939 Wyandotte Street from District R-6 to District R-1.5, and approving a development plan to allow the continuation of an administrative, professional or general office use. (14008-P-3).


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150171
Authorizing an $832,351.00 Second Amendment to the C&C Group Aviation contract for Access Control and CCTV Systems.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Circo (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 “Second Readings” and that they be placed on the docket next week for final reading.
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150226
Authorizing an agreement with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority to provide regular transit services and Share-A-Fare transportation for elderly and disabled residents of Kansas City; and authorizing the expenditure of approximately $53,000,000.00.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Circo (Second by Wagner) 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, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150236
Approving contracts with various agencies in the amount of $1,318,650.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150241
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, 2015, other audit services, and audit and tax services for various component units; and authorizing expenditure of $597,650.00.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150246
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Tonia Titus v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, EEOC Charge No. 563-2015-00586.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150247
Approving and authorizing settlement of the remaining claims in the lawsuit entitled Marissa Hermsen, et al. v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 11-0753-CV-W-BP.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150254
Declaring certain real property surplus to the City's needs; and authorizing the Director of General Services to offer the sale of the property generally located at 31st Street between Campbell Street and Harrison Street Kansas in City, Missouri.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150238
Accepting and approving a $12,000.00 grant from the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) to implement a national voluntary retail food regulatory mentorship program in Kansas City; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

150251
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Settlement Agreement and Mutual Release with Kansas City Live, LLC for the purpose of settling and releasing certain claims with respect to the development of the PLB Project as defined by the Master Development Agreement and with respect to the disbursement of disputed tax credit sums pursuant to the Midland/Empire Development Agreement; appropriating $2,070,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150253
Authorizing the City Manager to execute the Twelfth Amendment of Master Development Agreement and Third Amendment to City Parking Easement and Agreement with Kansas City Live, LLC, and any documents related thereto, for the purposes of providing certain financial incentives and changes to parking obligations in connection with approximately 300 residential units to be constructed on Block 140 in the KC Live entertainment area; establishing the Series 2015B Bond Fund; estimating and appropriating revenues in the amount of $17,500,000.00 in the Series 2015B Bond Fund; designating requisitioning authority; declaring the City’s intent to reimburse itself from bond proceeds; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150255
Declaring an area of about 4.5 acres generally located south of W. 18th Street, west of Summit Street, north of W. 20th Street and east of Belleview Avenue to be a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law and approving the Urban Renewal Plan for the same, said plan to be known as the Switzer and West Schools Urban Renewal Plan. (717-S)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150256
Authorizing a cooperative agreement for up to $1,285,000 with 51st and Oak, LLC, for improvements to public infrastructure in the area of 51st and Oak; appropriating $433,211.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Arterial Street Impact Fee Fund; reducing expenditures and appropriating $851,789.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Capital Improvements Fund; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150257
Approving and authorizing an agreement to terminate a long term lease for the use of athletic fields and concession facilities at Tiffany Hills Park with Southern Platte County Athletic Association (SPCAA) for $200,000.00 in order to fully discharge and settle all possible claims relating to the early termination of this lease; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150248
Authorizing a $175,500.00 amendment with Custom Engineering, Inc., for the Birmingham Pump Station Mid-Range Pumps Project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $175,500.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

150249
Authorizing a $1,650,000.00 Design Professional Services contract with Alfred Benesch Company for the Brush Creek Neighborhood Sewer Rehabilitation Area 1 Project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $1,650,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

150250
Authorizing a $1,700,000.00 Design Professional Services contract with George Butler Associates for the Brush Creek Neighborhood Sewer Rehabilitation Area 2 Project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $1,700,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

150252
Authorizing a contract for approximately $12,705,000.00 with Kissick Construction Company, Inc., for the Middle Blue River Neighborhood Sewer Rehabilitation Area 2 Project; authorizing project management costs up to $309,000.00; estimating revenue in the amount of $60,000,000.00 in the 2015A Sewer Revenue Bond Fund and appropriating $10,975,000.00 and $49,025,000.00 in the 2015A Sewer Revenue Bond Fund; declaring the City’s intent to reimburse itself from bond proceeds; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $13,975,000.00; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
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