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Last Published: 6/25/2010 9:27:53 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - MARK FUNKHOUSER
Present:12 - DEB HERMANN, BILL SKAGGS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, BETH GOTTSTEIN, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, TERRY RILEY, CATHY JOLLY, JOHN SHARP
 

100503
RESOLUTION - Honoring Emmie the Superdog and local Kansas City Therapy Dogs from Pets for Life, Inc.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100504
RESOLUTION - Honoring SPC Troy Yocum and "Hike For Our Heroes" - a 7,000 mile hike across America for military families.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100505
RESOLUTION - Honoring the Three Dog Bakery for being an outstanding small business in Kansas City and on its expanded efforts to support dogs in need through the re-launch of the Three Dog Bakery Foundation.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100529
RESOLUTION - Recognizing City employee Paula Macaitis, the Forestry and Conservation Division, and the Capital Projects Office as recipients of the Eighth Environmental Achievement Awards from the Environmental Management Commission.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100516
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the City Clerk regarding the Annual Public Works Resolution that formalizes a long standing agreement between Public Works and Parks and Recreation for shared responsibilities for FY 2010-11.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100498
RESOLUTION - Supporting an application to the U.S. Department of Justice for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100521
RESOLUTION - Appointing James B. Chappell as a member of the Police Retirement Board.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: 1. 100486 ADVANCE DEBATES: 1. 100481 6. 100485 2. 100482 7. 100484 3. 100494 8. 100495 (sub) 4. 100496 (sub) 9. 100499 (sub) 5. 100497 ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100486
Accepting and appropriating a $68,000.00 ARRA Brownfield Job Training partnership grant: approving a $68,000.00 contract with Office of Applied Innovation, Inc. (OAI, Inc.) and the Kansas City Youth Advocacy Office; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100481
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a workers' compensation benefit filed by Anthony Mange for injuries resulting from an accident on July 13, 2004, while employed by the City.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100482
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Travelers Property & Casualty Co. v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 0916-CV19493.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100494
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Mike Walters and Vickie Wilkinson, Claim No. T0910-1455.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100496
(Sub.)
Estimating revenue in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $68,394,269; appropriating $112,262,583.91 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Capital Improvements Fund to various projects in the Capital Improvements Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Councilmember Sharp Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Jolly
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Passed as Substituted and Amended

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100497
Amending Ordinance No. 090260 by repealing Section 1 thereof and enacting in lieu thereof a new section, correcting an error in the Exhibit 7, Estimated Redevelopment Costs for the 8th Amendment to the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100485
Authoring the Director of Housing and Community Development to enter into contracts up to $3,879,910.00 with various organizations to provide public facility housing and economic development services from Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnership Program funding approved in the 2010 One Year Action Plan.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100484
Accepting and appropriating an $89,000.00 contribution for the Summer Youth Employment Program and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100495
(Sub.)
Authorizing acceptance of a $244,525.00 grant from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City; estimating revenue in the amount of $244,525.00 and appropriating it to the Active Living KC account in the Capital Improvements Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100499
(Sub.)
Authorizing execution of a First Addendum to the Cooperative Agreement for the Installation of 17th Street Public Improvements


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF THE ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON SECOND READING ON PAGE 5 TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 11 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100346
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 18, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Article III, Section 18-57, Adoption of International Residential Code (2006); amendments, and enacting in lieu thereof a new article and section of like number and subject matter, to establish standards to make dwelling units resistant to unlawful entry.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

100493
RESOLUTION - Adopting the Regional Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENT FOR READING OF ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS BE WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON FIRST READING ON PAGES 6-9 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 11 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100507
Creating and establishing Fund No. 6640, to be known as the Healthcare System of the City of Kansas City, Missouri Trust.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

100510
Accepting and authorizing a grant from the Empowering Individuals Through Advocacy and Support (EITAS), Developmental Disability Services of Jackson County, to support accessibility in recreation programming provided in the amount of $59,250.00; estimating revenue and appropriating funds in the amount of $59,250.00 in the Park Maintenance Fund to provide education and access to programs for those with special needs; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

100513
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Mary Christine Bassett v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, et al., Case No. 0916-CV19349.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

100520
Estimating revenue in the KC Live Series 2006B Fund in the amount of $395,000.00; appropriating $395,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the KC Live District Fund-Series 2006B; authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a $355,000.00 contract with Janet Zweig for Project 8906180001-1% for Art-KC Live; authorizing the Director of General Services to expend up to $395,000.00 for the project; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

100524
RESOLUTION - Stating the Council's intent to provide funding for certain City services in connection with the 2012 Major League Baseball All Star Game to be held at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City in July 2012, and directing the City Manager to include funding for such City services in his 2012 budget.


Councilmember Circo Move To Consider
100524
Seconded by Councilmember Ford
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Councilmember Circo Move to Adopt

Seconded by Councilmember Ford
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100525
Authorizing the Director of Finance to execute a Memorandum of Understanding to borrow the principal sum of $10,200,000.00 from the unreserved and undesignated balances of the KC Airports Fund; stating the intention of the Council to appropriate adequate funds to make the scheduled payments in FY 2011-12, FY 2012-13 and FY 2013-14; appropriating and estimating funds to pay the historical TIF amounts; appropriating a Transfer to the KC Airports Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

100528
Authorizing the Director of Information Technology to execute a contract with the Regional Justice Information Service Commission and the Board of Police Commissioners to provide implementation and conversion services for the replacement of the existing court management system.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

100506
Estimating revenue, reducing appropriations, and appropriating $479,511.00 in the Community Development Block Grant Fund; and estimating revenue and appropriating $237,639.00 in the Home Investment Partnership Grant Fund.


Referred to Housing Committee

100523
Authorizing the Acting Director of Neighborhood and Community Services to enter into contracts with various non-profit organizations for up to $1,425,414.00 to provide child care services, housing counseling, homeless planning, homeless services, and youth services.


Referred to Housing Committee

100511
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with Gamble & Schlemeier, Ltd., for State lobbying services for the period August 1, 2010 through July 31, 2011, in the amount of $193,708.00.


Referred to Legislative Committee

100514
Approving the Vivion Corridor PIEA General Development Plan for an area of approximately 109 acres generally located on intermittent sites on both sides of N.E. Vivion Road between a point approximately 450 feet west of N. Antioch Road and Interstate 35, and declaring the area included in such plan to be a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Planned Industrial Expansion Authority (PIEA) Law 100.300-100.620. (680-S)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

100519
Amending Chapter 52, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 52-38, Parking space dimensions, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter, to provide for more useable parallel parking spaces.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

100530
Approving the Comprehensive Development Plan of the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri; approving and authorizing the City Manager to enter into an Agreement for the Transfer and Conveyance of Real Estate with the Port Authority regarding approximately 67.5 acres along the Missouri River west of the Paseo Bridge; and authorizing execution of other related documents.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

100512
Accepting and approving a one-year, $400,000.00 grant award agreement with the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City for the Aim4Peace program; with $100,000.00 of the funding dependent upon the Health Department obtaining a $100,000.00 match from non-public resources; increasing revenue and appropriations in the amount of $209,878.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; designating requisitioning authority to the Director of Health; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

100502
Authorizing a $100,000.00 Amendment No. 1 with Olsson Associates for professional services for Project No. 89005442, Construction Management Services/Observation Services for 12th Street Viaduct Bridge Over Railroad (Phase 3); and authorizing the City Manager to expend $100,000.00 for the project.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

100508
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a $4,404,540.40 contract with Superior Bowen Asphalt Company LLC., for the resurfacing of various streets; authorizing the expenditure of funds in the amount of $4,404,540.40; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute change orders upon the City Managers approval; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

100509
Accepting a United States Department of Energy (DOE), Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) in the amount of $20,000,000.00 created by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA); estimating revenue in the amount of $20,000,000.00 in the ARRA Stimulus Fund; appropriating it to the EECBG account of the ARRA Stimulus Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

100515
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a $768,186.00 contract with AECOM Technical Services, Inc. for Contract No. 8578, Project No. 80001321, Waldo Pumping Station and Reservoir Rehabilitation; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $768,186.00 from previously appropriated funds to satisfy the costs of this contract; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

100517
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a $373,242.00 contract with HDR Engineering, Inc. for Contract No. 8640, Project No. 80005330, Waukomis Pumping Station Rehabilitation; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $373,242.00 from previously appropriated funds to satisfy the costs of this contract; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

100518
Authorizing a $261,160.00 Amendment No. 2 to an agreement with Olsson Associates for additional Design Professional services for Project No. 89005537 Colorado Avenue Bridge (Lower Blue Parkway Bridge Over Blue River); and authorizing the City Manager to expend $261,160.00 from previously appropriated funds for the project.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

100522
Authorizing reconstruction of sidewalks, curbs, driveway entrances, and appurtenances along various streets Citywide; reducing and increasing appropriations in the Revolving Public Improvement Fund; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $919,530.77 for the projects; authorizing assessment of the costs against the properties benefited.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

100526
Authorizing a contract with Unison Consulting, Inc., for financial consulting services at Kansas City International Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in an amount not to exceed $310,000.00.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

100527
Estimating revenue in the amount of $4,038,000.00 in the Equipment Lease Capital Acquisition Fund; appropriating it to the Department Fleet Upgrade account of the Equipment Lease Capital Acquisition Fund; authorizing the Director of General Services to execute an agreement with Metropolitan Energy Center, Inc. that commits City, to the extent permitted by law and subject to appropriation, to matching funds in the amount of $4,807,000.00; and authorizing the Director to act as the City’s designated authority representative for participation in the Metropolitan Energy Center, Inc., funding reimbursement program and to execute all documents.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Johnson Move To Introduce

100531
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to review the City’s Code of Ethics, apply as appropriate the principles of the International City/County Management Association's Code of Ethics and other codes of ethics to the Mayor and City Council, Boards and Commissions, and all City staff, and report a professional recommendation for revisions to the Code of Ethics to the City Council no later than November 1, 2010.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
 
 Councilmember Riley Move To Introduce

100532
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, Division 2, Code of Ethics, by enacting a new Section 2-1024, entitled “Municipal Officials and Officers Ethics Commission – Prohibition on Political Contributions and Support”.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS
 
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