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Last Published: 11/1/2010 1:49:49 PM
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
 

100915
RESOLUTION - Honoring David Powell on his retirement after 29 years 6 months of dedicated service to the City of Kansas City, Missouri Water Services Department.


Adopted

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

100917
RESOLUTION - Recognizing Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod, 4205 Tracy Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri on the occasion of their 125th Anniversary.


Adopted

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

100918
RESOLUTION - Honoring Louis “Mark” Govea on his retirement after 21 years of dedicated service to the City of Kansas City, Missouri,


Adopted

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

100921
RESOLUTION - Recognizing Father Pat Tobin as a local hero.


Adopted

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

100926
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Metropolitan Community College, Faultless Starch/Bon Ami Headquarters, Barbershop 67, Silliman Group LLC, J.E. Dunn Construction Co., The Well, Kansas City Sausage Co., and Smith Electric Vehicles for being the winners of the 2010 EDC Cornerstone Awards


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move To Introduce
Couoncilman Skaggs moved to introduce a special action for the Ararat Shriners and be considered for immediate adoption.

100928
RESOLUTION - Congratulating the Ararat Shriners on their 75th anniversary and welcoming the Shriner’s Circus to Kansas City.


Adopted

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

100916
COMMUNICATION - For October, 2010: Accepting an easement and deed in Clay County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

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

100919
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulation E-41134


Received And Filed

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

100927
COMMUNICATION - For October, 2010: Accepting a deed in Jackson County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

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

100903
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Approving the asset transfer plan entitled “Rebuild KC/Neighborhoods” enabling the transfer of assets from the Housing and Economic Development Financial Corporation in accordance with the proposed asset transfer plan and authorizing its submission to the U.S. District Court, Western District, in City of Kansas City, Mo. v. Housing and Economic Development Corporation, Case No. 05-00368-CV-W-GAF.


Adopted as Substituted

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

100889
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to cause specific projects to be submitted to the Mid-America Regional Council as applications for FY 2010 and 2011 Transportation Enhancement Program.


Adopted as Substituted

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

100875
Declaring it necessary to establish the grades of, opening, establishing and dedicating of street right-of-way on North Polo Drive from Tiffany Springs Parkway south to North Ambassador Drive, all in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to cause a notice to be published as provided for herein.


Passed

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

100791
Rezoning an area of approximately 11.25 acres generally located at the southeast corner of Volker Boulevard and Oak Street (425 Volker Boulevard) from District R-5 to District O-3. (7215-P-5)


Passed

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

100888
Approving a Cooperative and Transfer Agreement to transfer a City-owned electrical system at the former Richards-Gebaur Air Force Base to the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, and to Kansas City Power & Light Greater Missouri Operations Company; appropriating $207,000.00 from the General Fund; designating requisitioning authorities; authorizing the City Manager to execute the agreement; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

100892
(Sub.)
Approving an Industrial Development Plan for Cerner Properties, Inc. for the purpose of equipping an internal data center located at 3315 NE 33rd Terrace; authorizing and approving a Development Agreement for the purpose of setting forth covenants, agreements and obligations of the City and the Company; and authorizing the issuance of taxable industrial revenue bonds in a maximum aggregate principal amount not to exceed $50,000,000; authorizing and approving certain other documents; and authorizing certain other actions in connection with the issuance of said bonds.


Passed

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

100844
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 10-212, Distances from churches and schools, to allow churches and schools, as defined by Chapter 10, that are between 100 and 300 feet from a current or proposed liquor licensed premise to decide if they would like to allow a proposed liquor licensed premise to be located within a close proximity to them or allow a current liquor licensed premise to expand or upgrade their current liquor license.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 1 - Jolly
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: There are no consent items this week. ADVANCE DEBATES: 1. 100910 (sub) 6. 100874 2. 100911 7. 100906 3. 100787 8. 100907 4. 100842 9. 100908 (sub) 5. 100873 ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100910
(Sub.)
Reducing appropriations in the amount of $70,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating it to various accounts in the Capital Improvements Fund; reducing appropriations in the amount of $70,000.00 in the General Fund; appropriating it to the Black Economic Union account in the General Fund; authorizing the Director of Finance to transfer expenditures to the Capital Improvements Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

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

100911
Approving and authorizing partial settlement of a claim by D.B.E.I., L.L.C. d/b/a Danny's Big Easy, Claim No. T1011-0754C.


Passed

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

100787
Authorizing a contract not to exceed $2,200,000.00 with the Metropolitan Energy Center to provide services helpful to owners of residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional buildings to implement energy efficiency upgrades to their buildings through the EnergyWorks KC initiative and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $2,200,000.00 made available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program.


Passed

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

100842
Rezoning an area of approximately 3.47 acres generally located on the north side of NW. Barry Road, approximately 185 feet east of N. Green Hills Road, from District GP-7 to District B3-3. (14144-P).


Passed

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

100873
Accepting an amendment to the U.S. Department of Energy, Weatherization Assistance Program, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) grant through the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Division of Energy, to increase funding in the amount of $4,250,928.00; increasing revenue in the amount of $4,250,928.00; increasing appropriations in the amount of $4,250,928.00; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

100874
Authorizing acceptance and approval of an amendment to the Home Weatherization grant from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources for the 2010 and 2011 Program Years to increase funding in the amount of $434,674.00; estimating revenue and appropriating the sum of $434,674.00 to the Home Weatherization DNR account in the Special Housing Rehabilitation Loan Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

100906
Authorizing the Director of Finance to execute a six-month time deposit with Missouri Bank and Trust Company in an amount not to exceed $250,000.00 for the purpose of providing security for a line of credit up to $1,000,000.00 to the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri, in support of the City’s Neighborhood Stabilization Program; authorizing the Director of Finance the option of one six-month renewal term; and authorizing execution of an amendment to an agreement with the Economic Development Corporation in connection with this transaction.


Passed
Councilman Riley requested that it reflect in the records that he made a mistake on voting "no". Although we cannot change the vote on the record, it now reflects that his vote is now a "yes".
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 1 - Riley

100907
Amending Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 091067 by repealing Sections 3 and 7 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter for the purpose of revising and increasing the membership of the Kansas City, Missouri Parking and Transportation Commission as a result of council redistricting.


Passed

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

100908
(Sub.)
Authorizing a $1,705,000.00 First Addendum to the Cooperative Agreement for the Implementation of Certain Improvements Described by the Southtown Corridor/31st & Baltimore Tax Increment Financing Plan for Project No. 89008183 –Main Street Streetscape Plan; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, 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 ORDINANCE ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCE ON SECOND READING ON PAGE 6 TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100900
Amending Chapter 26, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 26-307, Open Burning, and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter.


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 7-8 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100920
Reducing the Contingent Appropriation in the General Fund by $100,000.00; appropriating it to the HEDFC Property Maintenance account in the General Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Housing Committee

100912
Approving the plat of Brentwood Manor Second Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting and releasing 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. (SD1156H)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

100913
Approving the plat of Staley Meadows 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. (SD1083C)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

100914
Amending Ordinance No. 100265 to correct the project number; accepting and releasing easements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1054G)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

100922
Accepting a United States Environmental Protection Agency Brownfields Area-Wide Planning Pilot Program Grant in the amount of $160,000.00; estimating revenue in the amount of $160,000.00; appropriating funds in the amount of $160,000.00; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

100925
Authorizing the Mayor, on behalf of Kansas City, to accept a grant in the amount of $230,409.00 from the United States Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women; estimating and appropriating revenue in the amount of $230,409.00 in the Domestic Violence Shelter Operations Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

100923
Estimating additional revenue in the Capital Improvements Sales Tax Fund; and appropriating $87,501.00 for the construction of UMKC sidewalks.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

100924
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 $95,882.05 for the projects; and authorizing assessment of the costs against the properties benefited.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Marcason Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100929
RESOLUTION - Stating the City's support of the concept of an amendment to the West Edge Tax Increment Financing Plan and the entry of an order in bankruptcy court to facilitate completion of the West Edge Project.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee
 
 Councilmember Sanders Brooks Move To Introduce
COUONCILWOMAN SANDERS BROOKS MOVED THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS BE WAIVED AND THE ORDINANCE BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL CONSIDERATION TODAY.
 
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100930
Waiving a certain special tax bill of the City for boarded-up property owned by the Housing and Economic Development Finance Corporation (HEDFC) located at 2726 Park.


Passed

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

100931
Amending Ordinance No. 100850, As Amended, which authorized a Fifth Amendment to the Lease Agreement with Renaissance Northeast, LLC for portions of the building located at 612-614 Garfield Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri, in order to induce the landlord to refinance the existing 2001 Bonds and to provide for the extension of the lease term for ten separate additional terms of one year each.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
 
 Councilmember Gottstein Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100932
 Releasing utility easements in Jackson County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached document.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee
 
 Councilmember Riley Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100933
RESOLUTION - Expressing the position of the Council that, at this time, it has insufficient information to support the separation of the administration of the Port Authority of Kansas City from the Economic Development Corporation.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS
 
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