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Last Published: 10/30/2014 3:55:03 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:10 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, MICHAEL BROOKS, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Excused:2 - ED FORD, JIM GLOVER
 

140931
RESOLUTION - Honoring Malisa “Lisa” Mertz, Laura Kresl and Lisa Hubbert as Rich Noll Pacesetters for October, 2014.


Adopted

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

140925
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATION E41505


Received And Filed

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

140926
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Antioch Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Report for fiscal year ending April 30, 2014.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140927
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Downtown Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2015.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140928
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the River Market Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2015.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140929
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the River Market Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Report for fiscal year ending April 30, 2015.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140930
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Intent to accept the Industrial Development Contract proposal submitted by NorthPoint Development, LLC for Redevelopment of the K.C. Power & Light Building Project at 1330 Baltimore Avenue in the 14th and Baltimore PIEA Area in the 4th Council District.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140937
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and Council, from Stinson, Leonard & Street, petitions to establish the Villages Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

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

140939
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Kansas City Police Department regarding their Requested Budget for fiscal year 2015-16.


Received And Filed

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

140803
Vacating the north/south alley next east of Troost Avenue from Admiral Boulevard to E. 8th Street; reserving a utility easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1691-V).


Passed

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

140890
Rezoning a 1.12 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Troost Avenue from District M1-5 to MPD, and approving a development plan allowing for 33 multifamily residential units within two (2) buildings on one (1) lot. (13684-MPD-1).


Passed

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

140785
(Sub.)
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Mario Myers v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1316-CV16812.


Passed as Substituted

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

140893
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a five-year license agreement with Just Schooling Adult Day Health Care, LLC, for the purpose of a parking area to be utilized by the Licensee for non-profit business purposes.


Passed

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

140894
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a lease agreement with Habitat for Humanity Kansas City, Inc. for the lease of City-owned property generally located at 1423 Linwood at Paseo, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.


Passed

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

140904
Appropriating $650,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Convention and Tourism Fund.


Passed

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

140905
Amending Article VIII of the Administrative Code of Kansas City, Missouri, relating to the Classification and Compensation Plan, by repealing Sections 2-1076, 2-1079, 2-1080 and 2-1086 and provides for maintenance of the system by creating two new classifications, retitling four classifications, revising the pay grade for five classifications and provides the Director of Human Resources authority to establish pay bands within a pay range for department specific job classifications.


Passed

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

140922
Amending Section 40-370, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Retention of license tax rates” to extend the rule that the license tax on utilities shall remain in effect whenever the Public Service Commission approves a rate increase to heating utilities.


Passed

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

140903
(Sub.)
Appropriating $50,000.00 in the Maintenance Reserve Fund; estimating revenue of $20,241.90 and appropriating $26,491.90 in the General Fund; estimating and appropriating $82,238.82 in the Neighborhood Stabilization Fund; estimating revenue and appropriating $569,144.00 in the HOME Investment Fund; and recognizing this ordinance as an ordinance with an accelerated effective date.


Passed as Substituted

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

140907
(Sub.)
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the Fifteenth Amendment to the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan; and approving the Fifteenth Amendment to the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Passed as Substituted

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

140908
(Sub.)
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the Second Amendment to the Antioch Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan; and approving the Second Amendment to the Antioch Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Passed as Substituted

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

140909
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 1A of the Antioch Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project; and adopting tax increment financing therefore.


Passed

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

140910
Approving and designating Redevelopment Projects 2A & 2B of the Antioch Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan as Redevelopment Projects; and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Passed

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

140911
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 3 of the Antioch Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project; and adopting tax increment financing therefore.


Passed

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

140940
Under certain circumstances, waiving the requirement that a company must be a licensed demolition contractor to demolish properties owned by the Land Bank of Kansas City, Missouri.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

140947
Accepting a grant from the Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women, in the amount of $300,000.00, and estimating and appropriating that amount; and authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into a contract with Rose Brooks Center in the amount of $300.000.00.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

140948
RESOLUTION - Authorizing submission of an amended 2014 Annual Action Plan and adding the Seven Oaks Apartments Replacement Housing Project; desiring to borrow $2,950,000.00 for the Seven Oaks Apartments Replacement Housing Project through Section 108 of the Housing and Community Development Act; certifying the use of security required for the loan; and affirming use of program income.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

140938
Approving the plat of Crossgate Hotel Partners, LLC, 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. (SD1463)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140941
Approving the plat of Lot 1 A, Block 3, King and Bouton’s Addition to the City of Kansas, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; vacating a portion of an alley and retaining an easement; 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. (SD1484A)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140942
Vacating the north/south and east/west alleys on the block bounded by W. 10th to the north, W. 11th to the south, Central to the west and Wyandotte to the east; retaining a utility easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1654-V).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140943
Rezoning an area of approximately 0.12 acre generally located on the west side of Pennsylvania, approximately 255 feet south of W. 35th Street, from District R-6 to District R-5. (14275-P-1)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140944
Approving an amendment to a previously approved Chapter 80 preliminary plan in Districts M-2a-p/US (Heavy Industry - Limited District/Underground Space), on approximately 1,128 acres generally bounded by Missouri Highway 210 on the south, the city limits of Claycomo, Liberty and Birmingham on the north and east, and a line approximately 500 feet west of N. Kentucky Avenue on the west, to delete about 417 acres from the existing Chapter 80 approved development plan. (10694-P-25)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140945
Rezoning 572 acres generally located approximately 700 feet north of N.E. Parvin Road, bounded by Gracemor neighborhood and Oceans of Fun on the west, the city limits of Claycomo, Liberty and Birmingham on the north and east, to consider rezoning the parcel from Districts R-80, R-80/ US, and M1-5, to District UR/ US. (14504-UR).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140827
Authorizing condemnation and taking of private property in fee simple for public use as Street Right of Way along North Green Hills Road, from the area of Green Hills Road, north of NW 88th Street to a point 400 feet north of Old Tiffany Springs Road, as well as authorizing the condemnation and taking of private property for public use as storm sewer and temporary construction easements in the same area for project “KCI Area TIF Project 6A, North Green Hills Road”, project number 89008140, all in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations and purchase by the Department of Public Works; authorizing the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney on behalf of the City; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Platte County, Missouri.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140935
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-462, Duties of the Director, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter that codifies specific duties currently performed by the director of the Public Works Department.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140932
Accepting the recommendations of the Public Works Standards Committee regarding certain amendments to the Public Works Standards and Design Criteria to be used in the construction of public improvements and the development of land or subdivision plats.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140933
Declaring it necessary to change and re-establish the grades and the relocation, opening, establishing and dedication of Right of Way on Old Tiffany Springs Road from North Hull Avenue to 700 feet east of North of Green Hills Road; and directing the City Clerk to publish notice and to record this ordinance.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140934
Authorizing a municipal agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission related to improvements to the Tiffany Springs Parkway and I-29 interchange; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140936
Declaring it necessary to change and re-establish the grades and the relocation, opening, establishing and dedication of Right of Way on North Platte Purchase Drive from NW 82nd Street to NW 76th Street; and directing the City Clerk to publish notice and to record this ordinance.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140946
Estimating revenue in the amount of $290,000.00; appropriating that amount to the Capital Improvements Fund; authorizing an agreement with TranSystems Corporation for approximately $363,600.00 for design services for the Blue Parkway at Eastwood Trafficway project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Taylor Move To Introduce

140949
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to enter into a negotiation process with the American Royal Association to structure a public-private partnership for redevelopment of the American Royal complex and demolition of Kemper Arena, a draft plan of finance and a plan to divest the City of its current and future capital maintenance and lease obligations for both Kemper Arena and the American Royal complex facilities for consideration by the City Council.


Referred to PZ&E and Finance & Governance
 
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