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Last Published: 10/9/2008 12:21:29 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - DEB HERMANN
Present:9 - ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, BETH GOTTSTEIN, JAN MARCASON, TERRY RILEY, CATHY JOLLY, JOHN SHARP
Out:1 - CINDY CIRCO
Excused:2 - BILL SKAGGS, MARK FUNKHOUSER
 

080987
RESOLUTION - Declaring the week of October 6 through 10, 2008, Customer Service Week in the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

080982
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the City Clerk regarding receipt of a Disclosure of Interest in TIF Redevelopment Plan, Area or Project.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

080985
COMMUNICATION - Notice from Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP to the City Clerk regarding the submission of a financial report for the period May 1, 2007 through April 30, 2008 for Westport Community Improvement District II.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

080996
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the City Clerk to the Mayor and Council regarding receipt of the estimated budget for the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department for fiscal year 2009-10.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

080940
(Sub.)
Appropriating $127,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Public Arts Fund to provide funding for the 1% for Art Program.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

080954
Estimating and appropriating $90,000.00 in the General Fund to improve management and disposition of surplus City property.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

080916
Appropriating funds in the Convention and Tourism Fund for Bartle Hall uncompleted capital projects in the amount of $2,601,797.00 to provide required funding for the Convention and Visitors Association, Neighborhood Tourist Development, and Bartle Hall debt service; restimating revenue in the amount of $46,592.00 in the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund; and reestimating revenue in the amount of $1,979,703.00 in the Convention and Sports Complex Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

080950
Estimating $5,807,500.00 in Fund 8300 of the Kansas City Airports Fund and appropriating the same; estimating $33,004,715.00 in Fund 8400 of the General Improvement Airport Refunding Revenue Bond Fund from the sale of Series 2008A General Improvement Airport Refunding Revenue Bonds and appropriating the same; designating requisitioning authority; and authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon completion.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

080953
(Sub.)
Authorizing acceptance of a $104,600.00 Fair Housing Assistance Program Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the purpose of investigating discrimination complaints in housing; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

080878
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District PD/R-5 on approximately a 12 acre tract of land generally located at 2401 Gillham Road (5688-PD-20).


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

080879
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary community unit project plan in District R-4 (Low Apartments) on approximately a 23 acre tract of land generally located on the east side of View Crest Drive between N.W. 95th Terrace and Missouri Highway 152. (13434-CUP-4)


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

080881
Approving the preliminary plat of Williams Addition on a 0.53 acre tract of land generally located at 3115 Charlotte and 817 E. 31st Street. (SD 1387)


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

080883
Approving rezoning on approximately a 0.33 acre tract of land generally located at the southwest corner of Charlotte Street and 5th Street from District R-4 to District URD, and approving a development plan for the same. (13903-URD-1)


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

080949
Authorizing the Director of City Development to enter into a License Agreement with Kansas City Soap Box Derby for the purpose of conducting races on the existing soap box derby raceway located at the municipal farm.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

080915
Reestimating revenue in the amount of $254,361.62 in the Stormwater Fund; appropriating it to the 2007 Stormwater Loan account of the Stormwater Fund; and designating the Director of Water Services as requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

080918
Approving a $360,500.00 contract with Camp, Dresser, and McKee, Inc. for Contract No. 969, SCADA System Master Plan; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $360,500.00 for the project; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

080951
Authorizing reconstruction of sidewalks, curbs, driveway entrances, and appurtenances along various streets citywide; reducing and appropriating $771,277.00 from the Revolving Public Improvement Fund; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $771,277.00 for the projects; authorizing assessment of the costs against the properties benefited; and recognizing as an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Riley Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: There are no items for the consent docket. ADVANCE DEBATES: 080966 (sub) 080974 (sub) 080824 ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

080966
(Sub.)
Renaming the 1999 Local Law Enforcement Block Grant Fund to the Justice Assistance Grant Fund; appropriating $920,188.00 and transferring from the General Fund for the purpose of reappropriating funds for the Justice Assistance Grant Fund; estimating revenue in the amount of $939,208.00 in the Justice Assistance Grant Fund; appropriating it to the Justice Assistance Grant accounts of the Justice Assistance Grant Fund; authorizing the transfer of all open encumbrances pertaining to the Justice Assistance Grant from the General Fund to the Justice Assistance Grant Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

080974
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a Seventh Supplementary Contract with the Front Street and 435 Redevelopment Corporation and authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into an Assignment and Assumption Agreement between the City of Kansas City, Missouri, Front Street and 435 Redevelopment Corporation and North South Properties of Hartsville, LLC.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

080824
Amending Chapter 70, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 70-856, Use of safety belts, and 70-857, Child passenger restraint systems, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter for the purpose of requiring that children under sixteen years of age be appropriately restrained when traveling in a motor vehicle.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Curls Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF THE ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON SECOND READING ON PAGES 5-6 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

080965
Reappropriating $4,555,000.00 in the Fire Sales Tax Fund; reestimating $2,146,889.00 in revenues; appropriating $22,191,810.00 in the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund to continue facility improvement projects; and authorizing a $263,857.88 contract amendment with Kraus-Anderson for final change orders at the Police Academy.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

080934
Approving the preliminary plat of Lidia’s Freight House, a Condominium Plat, on about 4.42 acres generally located west of Main Street and south of W. 22nd Street. (SD 1386A)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

080963
Approving the plat of Frankie’s Coffee House, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; accepting various easements; vacating a portion of a street; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1217A)


Add to Consent Docket

080964
Approving the plat of The Board of Trade Condominiums, 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. (SD1393A)


Add to Consent Docket

080969
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a two-year lease agreement in the amount of $5,000.00 with the Port Authority of Kansas City for a hangar at Richards Gebaur to be used for salt storage.


Add to Consent Docket

080970
Authorizing the Director of City Development to execute an easement conveyance to Kansas City Power & Light for the construction and maintenance of appurtenances necessary to provide service to a facility at the American Royal, all in Jackson County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and the attached easement conveyance granted to KCPL in the Office of the City Clerk of Kansas City, Missouri.


Add to Consent Docket

080943
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing section 10-186, State permit and license required, and enacting in lieu thereof a new article of like number and subject matter which will allow any city liquor license that had been surrendered to the director due to the fact that the state liquor license was terminated by the state division of liquor control to be returned by the director once the state liquor license has been reinstated by the state division of liquor control.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

080944
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 10-1, Definitions, and enacting in lieu thereof a new article of like number and subject matter which adds the definition of an all-age concert and concert venue back into the ordinance.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

080945
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 10-104, Sunday licenses, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter which adds the consent requirement for any business that applies to get a Sunday liquor license and further reorganizes this section accordingly.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

080946
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 deletes the exempted subsections listed in subsection 3 as identified.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Curls Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENT FOR READING OF ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS BE WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON FIRST READING ON PAGES 7-9 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

080977
Approving and authorizing settlement of the lawsuit styled Carlos Garcia v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 0816-CV09388.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

080983
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, and 2-1080, which provides for increases to the minimums and maximum salaries of the pay grades for M-class non-exempt hourly positions and those covered by the Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Kansas City, Missouri and Local 500 American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO, and increases the steps for all employees covered by Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Kansas City, Missouri and Local 42 International Association of Fire Fighters.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

080988
Cancelling the City Council standing committee meetings and legislative and business sessions for the weeks of November 10, 2008, November 24, 2008, December 22, 2008, and December 29, 2008.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

080979
Approving the Petition to establish the Red Bridge Community Improvement District; establishing the Red Bridge Community Improvement District generally located on either side of Red Bridge Road between Oak Street on the west and Holmes Road on the east in Kansas City, Jackson County Missouri and directing the City clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080984
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District PD/M-2a on an 8 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of E. 29th Street and Wheeling Avenue. (8234-PD-6)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080978
Authorizing a one-year $703,429.00 contract amendment with SAVE, Inc., to provide additional housing assistance for low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS and declaring an emergency.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

080980
Estimating revenues in the amount of $102,648.00 in the KCMBU Police Grants Fund and transferring it into the Police Grants Fund to be used to intercept drug couriers bringing drugs into metropolitan Kansas City.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

080981
Accepting and approving a three-year $290,372.00 contract with Children's Mercy Hospital to provide funding for the removal of environmental health hazards in low income households of children with asthma; establishing revenue in the amount of $145,186.00 and appropriating it to the Healthy Homes account in the Governmental Grants Fund; designating the Director of Health as requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

080986
(Sub.)
Authorizing condemnation and the taking of certain right of way, i.e., temporary construction easements, permanent easements, fee interests for street rights-of-way and a permanent access easement on private properties for the location, construction and maintenance of street and bridge along Red Bridge Road, between Holmes Road and Blue River Road, Project Nos. 890B8054, and 890B5464, said properties all in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri. Providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations by the Director of Public Works, and the City Attorney; consenting to the filing of the petition in condemnation by the City Attorney on behalf of the City; directing the City Clerk to file this ordinance with the Recorder of Deeds in Jackson County, Missouri; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

080989
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to execute a cooperative agreement with the Missouri Department of Transportation for use of Congestion Mitigation / Air Quality grant funds on the Indian Creek Greenway Trail project from 99th Street to Lydia; estimating revenue and appropriating $630,125.00 to the Capital Improvements Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

080990
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to execute a cooperative agreement with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources for use of Recreational Trails Program grant funds on the Indian Creek Greenway Trail project from 99th Street to Lydia; estimating revenue and appropriating $100,000.00 to the Capital Improvements Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

080991
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to execute a cooperative agreement with the Missouri Department of Transportation for use of Transportation Enhancement grant funds on the Indian Creek/Blue River Confluence Trail project; estimating revenue and appropriating $500,000.00 to the Capital Improvements Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

080992
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to execute a cooperative agreement with the Missouri Department of Transportation for use of Transportation Enhancement grant funds on the Blue River Trail project from I-435 to Alex George Lake; estimating revenue and appropriating $500,000.00 to the Capital Improvements Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

080993
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to execute a cooperative agreement with the Missouri Department of Transportation for use of Transportation Enhancement grant funds on the Blue River Greenway Trail project from 100th Street to 103rd Street and I-435; estimating revenue and appropriating $492,000.00 to the Capital Improvements Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

080994
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to execute a cooperative agreement with the Missouri Department of Transportation for use of Transportation Enhancement grant funds on the Byram's Ford Battlefield project; estimating revenue and appropriating $498,000.00 to the Capital Improvements Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

080995
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department for the City to provide maintenance services, janitorial services and utilities to the Shoal Creek Campus with funds previously appropriated by the City Council and authorizing automatic annual renewals of the MOU with such funds appropriated by the City Council in the annual budget.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Riley Move To Introduce

080997
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District R-5-p on approximately a 6.28 acre tract of land generally located at the northeast corner of 51st Street and Swope Parkway. (7976-P-3)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee
 
 Councilmember Riley Move To Introduce

080998
Establishing the Southtown Urban Life Development Bond Fund in the records of the City; estimating and appropriating $15,500,000.00 from the anticipated sale of bonds; authorizing the City Manager to expend $15,500,000.00 for the Southtown Urban Life Development Tax Increment Financing Plan; authorizing the Director of Finance to close out accounts at the end of the project; and declaring the City’s intent to reimburse itself for certain expenditures. 


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
 
 Councilmember Jolly Move To Introduce

080999
Authorizing the Directors of Neighborhood and Community Services and General Services to execute a Cooperative Agreement and Lease Agreement with Spay and Neuter Kansas City to provide spay and neuter services for pets of Kansas City residents at 1116 E. 59th Street; authorizing the expenditure of $284,726.00 for the City’s share of facility improvements from funds previously appropriated; and authorizing the Directors to execute four one year renewal options without Council approval.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee
 
 Councilmember Johnson Move To Introduce

081000
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Designating the City’s road and bridge projects to be submitted to Clay County for funding out of its road and bridge tax receipts resulting from a recent lawsuit per RSMo 137.556, and directing the City Manager to transmit this resolution to Clay County.
 
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