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Last Published: 6/21/2013 12:48:27 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:10 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Excused:2 - RUSS JOHNSON, MICHAEL BROOKS
 

130487
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Sandra Rayford on receiving the 2013 Big Sister of the Year Award.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130488
RESOLUTION - Honoring Gary L. White for his almost 28 years of service with the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130496
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Platte County Economic Development Council on their previous 25 years of success and wishing them continued success.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130489
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E41612-E41614


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130490
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E41615-E41618


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130493
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 61825 Through 61849


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130501
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E41619-E41620


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Ford) 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: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130492
RESOLUTION - Expressing the Mayor and City Council’s support for entrepreneurship and innovation; desire to formalize existing informal and inconsistent processes; desire to create a transparent and predictable program; and directing the City Manager to implement a program and system to accomplish those purposes.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130504
RESOLUTION - Urging the Governor of Missouri to veto Senate Substitute for House Bill 331 which was passed during the recent session of the Missouri General Assembly and directing the City Clerk to provide a copy hereof to the Governor and to the Missouri Municipal League.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130458
Approving the plat of Mullins Plaza - 2nd 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. (SD0823E)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130466
Approving the plat of Brentwood Crossing – 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. (SD1156K)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130467
Approving the plat of Trails of Brentwood – 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. (SD1156L)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130468
Authorizing a Water Purchase Agreement between the City of Blue Springs, Missouri, and the City of Kansas City, Missouri, for a period of twenty (20) years.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130482
Estimating revenue in the amount of $604,171.00 and appropriating funds in the amount of $527,201.00 in the Special Housing Rehabilitation Loan Fund; authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department to enter into a $454,000.00 contract with Working Families’ Friend for weatherization services; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130486
(Sub.)
Amending the 2013 One Year Action Plan; estimating revenue in the amount of $238,008.00 and appropriating funds in the amount of $1,181,950.00 in the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Fund; reducing revenue of $4,890,138.00 and appropriations of $3,135,159.00 in the Home Investment Fund; reducing revenue and appropriations in the amount of $109,131.00 for the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) in the General Fund; authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into contract amendments; and approving Amendment No. 1 to the 2013 One Year Action Plan and authorizing submission of said Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for its consideration.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130460
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 10-211, Number of retail alcoholic beverage licenses, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter which will allow the applicant of a microbrewery or manufacturer who wishes to sell alcoholic beverages to the public directly from their business to bypass the density requirement when applying for a retail sales-by-drink alcoholic beverage license.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130481
Accepting a two-year $91,231.85 State Services to Victims Fund Grant from the Missouri Department of Public Safety.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130417
Authorizing acceptance of a $724,000.00 grant from the Missouri Department of Transportation for the Bike KC Downtown Loop project; estimating and appropriating revenues in the Capital Improvements Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130470
Estimating $7,409.00 in the Sewer Fund; appropriating that amount to the CID-EPA Grant account; authorizing expenditures of $1,760,172.00 for the CID Storm Sewer - West Branch - Phase II project with Kissick Construction Company, Inc.; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130471
Authorizing a contract with Radmacher Brothers Excavating Company, Inc., for approximately $8,100,000.00 for the First Creek Sewer Pump Station and Force Main project.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130472
Authorizing a contract with Leath and Sons, Inc., for approximately $4,560,000.00 for the Small Main Replacement on Plate C-64 project.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130473
Authorizing a contract with Haines and Associates Construction Company, Inc., for approximately $4,260,000.00 for the Small Main Replacement on Plate C-85 project.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130474
Authorizing a $2,600,000.00 contract with Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc., for the Middle Blue River Green Infrastructure and Distributed Storage Project for Areas Tributary to Outfall 069.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130475
Authorizing a $2,300,000.00 contract with CDM Smith, Inc., for the Middle Blue River Green Infrastructure and Distributed Storage Project for Areas Tributary to Outfall 059.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130476
Authorizing a $539,000.00 contract with Black and Veatch Corporation for the WTP West Header and Valve Replacement at Secondary Pump Station project.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130477
Authorizing a $2,000,000.00 contract with Genesis Plumbing Enterprises, LLC, for Renewal 2 - the Sewer Line Repairs at Various Locations 2014 Fiscal Year Project.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130478
Authorizing a $5,600,000.00 contract with Black & Veatch Corporation for the 87th Street Pump Station Rehabilitation Project.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130479
Authorizing a contract with Radmacher Brothers Excavation Company, Inc., for approximately $2,000,000.00 for the Design Build – Turkey Creek Pumping Station Variable Frequency Drive project.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 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: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130491
Approving an Industrial Development Plan for A.B. May Company for the purpose of constructing, equipping, and furnishing a headquarters project located at 7100 E. 50th Street; authorizing and approving various agreements for the purpose of setting forth covenants, agreements and obligations of the City and A.B. May Company and if applicable an affiliate thereof; authorizing the issuance of taxable industrial revenue bonds in a maximum aggregate principal amount not to exceed $12,000,000.00; authorizing and approving certain other documents; and authorizing certain other actions in connection with the issuance of said bonds.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130497
Authorizing the execution of an Escrow Trust Agreement between the City and UMB Bank, n.a., relating to the defeasance of the City’s General Improvement Airport Refunding Revenue Bonds, Series 2008A; and appropriating the amount of $13,959,400.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of Fund No. 8300, the KC Airports Fund.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130498
Declaring certain real property along the west side of Campbell Street south of 25th Street surplus to the City’s needs; authorizing the Director of the General Services Department to execute an Option Agreement with The Curators of the University of Missouri to purchase this surplus real property, to later convey it and to execute related documents.


Councilmember Reed (Second by Wagner) Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Wagner
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Councilmember Reed (Second by Marcason) Move to Pass

Seconded by Councilmember Marcason
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130499
Declaring certain real property north of 25th Street in the 2400 blocks of Harrison Street and Troost Avenue surplus to the City’s needs; authorizing the Director of the General Services Department to execute an Option Agreement with The Curators of the University of Missouri to purchase this surplus real property, to later convey it and to execute related documents.


Councilmember Reed (Second by Wagner) Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Wagner
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Councilmember Reed (Second by Wagner) Move to Pass

Seconded by Councilmember Wagner
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130503
Rezoning a 5.122 acre tract of land generally located at the northeast corner of Holmes Road and Interstate 435 from District R-0.5 to District O-3. (7443-P-24)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130507
Approving a Development Agreement between the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri and RMW Apartments, LLC, for the purpose of supporting the development of multifamily residential development.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130506
Amending Chapter 14, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 14-15, Keeping of small animals and fowl in pens, 14-16, Abuse or neglect of animals, and 14-51, Penalties, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter and enacting new Sections 14-16.1, 14-16.2 and 14-16.3.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

130494
Approving various Traffic Regulations in compliance with Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130495
RESOLUTION - Finding that the operation of traffic signals at sixteen certain intersections in the City’s Third Council District is in the best interest of the City; directing the City Manager to operate traffic signals at those intersections; and directing the City Manager to identify funds for the operation of the signals.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130500
Estimating revenue in the amount of $45,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount to the 22nd and Holmes Signal Project account; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130502
Declaring it necessary to change and re-establish the grades and the relocation, opening, establishing and dedication of Right of Way on Arlington Avenue and Birmingham Road; and directing the City Clerk to publish notice and to record this ordinance.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130505
Estimating revenue in the amount of $185,464.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount to the OK and Grand Signal Project account; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130508
Authorizing a contract for approximately $1,375,000 with National Streetscape, Inc. for the construction of the Route 152 Trail from Ambassador Drive to Line Creek Parkway; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Reed) Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130509
Appointing Doug Jones as City Auditor, establishing annual compensation, and authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
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