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Last Published: 11/1/2004 2:55:29 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:3 - CHARLES EDDY, ALVIN BROOKS, BILL SKAGGS
Excused:1 - TERRY RILEY
 

041122
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 40, Article II, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 40-111 and enacting in its place a new section authorizing a modified license fee on hotels, motels, and tourist courts, and enacting a new section, Section 40-166, authorizing a modified license fee on rental car agencies.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Wanda Gunter, Finance Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This legislation establishes the remittance schedule and the license fee rates by ordinance for the motel/hotel license and the car rental agency license to support the land acquisition and construction of the downtown arena.
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs
Nays: 0

041147
(Sub.)
Giving permission to the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority to install and maintain thirty-four bus rapid transit stations in various locations within the Kansas City, Missouri public right-of-way.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Heather Brown, Law Department, gave the language that would appear in the substituted version. Dion Waldon, Public Works, Kathleen Hauser, Lathrop & Gage, Keith Sanders and Jim Pritcher, KCATA testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance will be giving permission to the Kansas City Area Transportation authority, to install and maintain thirty-four bus rapid transit stations in various locations within the Kansas City, Missouri public right of way. The encroachment fee would be waived since this project is intended to be used by the citizens of Kansas City.
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs
Nays: 0

041149
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Expressing the Council’s interest in issuing Chapter 100 bonds in an amount not to exceed $12 million for the purpose of carrying out an industrial development project including the redevelopment and rehabilitation of an office building for Cerner Corporation; and directing the City Manager to negotiate a plan to accomplish the project.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Michaela Hunter, City Development, and Bill Frantz, testified on behalf of this resolution. This resolution demonstrates the City Council's support of the efforts made by Cerner Corporation to rehabilitate the former Farmland Industries headquarters facility at 3301 N. Oak Trfwy, by expressing interest in issuing Chapter 100 bonds in an amount not to exceed $12 million to allow rehabilitation and equipping of the facility.
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs
Nays: 0

041159
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-1595, Contracts requiring City Council approval, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (10/27/2004)"
This item is held until 10-27-04

041117
(Sub.)
Amending the contract with Apex Associates, Inc., a Kansas City company, for continuing support of the PPM project and deployment of the i-INFO system, adjusting the scope of services, extending the contract term reducing appropriations in the General Fund; appropriating funds in the General Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Mike Musgrave, CIMO, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This extension to the contract with Apex allows for the provision of additional role and functionality-specific training as well as the ability to develop the internal capacity to provide training and ongoing help desk support. The extension also allows for support and development of City i-INFO Administrators and Subject Matter Experts, aid for the creation of permanent User Groups, development and refinement of reports, and facilitation of the citywide transition to the new procedures and system.
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs
Nays: 0

041125
Amending Chapter 34, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Article XII, consisting of Sections 34-471 through 34-510 and enacting in lieu thereof one new Article XII, Smoking prohibited in enclosed places of employment, consisting of Sections 34-471 through 34-510, prohibiting smoking in enclosed places of employment and all enclosed public places and establishing penalties for noncompliance .


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (10/27/2004)"
Dr. Rex Archer, Health Department, presented this ordinance to the committee. This ordinance would ban smoking in all public places where people are employed, including, but not limited to, bars, restaurants, casinos, etc. The following persons attended the meeting and presented testimony: Ron Griffin, 633 E. 63rd St., KCMO. Suzanne Gereaux, 11th & Main, KCMO. John Plezer, MO. Restaurant Association. Vic Allred, 1823 W. 39th St., KCMO. Kevin Timmons, Nick & Jacks, Parkville. Jay Goodringer, individual resident. Michael Garozzo, Garozzo's Ristorante, KCMO. Thomas Norsworthy, 54th St Grill, KCMO. Doug Barnard, Majestic Steakhouse, KCMO. John Greer, Ponak's, KCMO. Bill Teel, Golden Ox, KCMO. Ron Barkley, Mo. Restaurant Association. David Knowles, American Lung Association. Craig Glazer, Stanford & Sons, KCMO. Bill Nigro, Westport Business Owner. Sheila Hood, 1318 E. 89th St. Handouts are on file in the City Clerk's Office .