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Last Published: 3/12/2010 9:41:42 AM
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
 

100179
RESOLUTION - Honoring C. Ted Turney on his retirement after 32 years and 5 months of dedicated service to the City of Kansas City, Missouri in its Water Services Department.


Adopted

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

100206
RESOLUTION - Encouraging all citizens of Kansas City, Missouri to participate in the 2010 Census.


Adopted

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

100214
RESOLUTION - Expressing the City Council’s support for the organization “Don’t Mess with Success” as well as its mission to keep professional football playing in the face of a threatened labor stoppage or lockout anticipated in 2011.


Adopted

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

100203
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 60560 through 60592


Received And Filed

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

100145
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Approving the 2010 One Year Action Plan (Plan) in accordance with the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, as amended; authorizing submission of the Plan to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; and certifying the Plan.


Adopted as Substituted

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

100181
RESOLUTION - Establishing the City of Kansas City, Missouri’s support for the establishment of a community-based Second Chance Center, an offender risk reduction resource center, at the Kansas City Metropolitan Crime Commission to increase the chances of high risk criminal offenders to become productive citizens and/or expedite their return to incarceration for the resulting improvement of public safety.


Adopted

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

100205
RESOLUTION - Expressing the City Council’s support of the annual Tour of Missouri Pro Cycling Race and requesting the Governor of Missouri to continue funding and support for this year’s event.


Adopted

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

100144
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Contract Amendment No. 5 in the amount of $94,986.47 with HDR Engineering, Inc., for Project No. 89005406 – 23rd Street Bridge Near Kemper Arena; and authorizing the City Manager to expend $94,986.47 from previously appropriated funds for the project.


Passed

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

100165
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Sixth Amendment to the Parvin Road Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan; and approving the Sixth Amendment to the Parvin Road Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Passed

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

100166
Estimating $10,161,056.00 of lease proceeds in the Water Fund, issued to refinance the 2007 Automated Meter Reading system lease financing schedule and appropriating the same; designating requisitioning authorities; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon completion and declaring the intent of the City to reimburse itself from the lease purchase proceeds for certain expenditures.


Passed

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

100049
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Approving the Greater Downtown Area Plan, as amended, as a guide for the future development, redevelopment and public investment within the area bounded generally by the city limits of North Kansas City on the north, the state line on the west, 31st Street on the south and Woodland Avenue on the east; and amending the Garfield-Independence Plaza Area Plan, the Downtown East Area Plan, the Santa Fe Area Plan, the Main Street Corridor Land Use and Development Plan, and the Washington Wheatley/Wendell Phillips/Downtown East Neighborhood Planning Study by deleting the portion of these plans covered by the Greater Downtown Area Plan; and repealing and replacing the Beacon Hill/Longfellow Area Plan, the Central Industrial District Area Plan, the Columbus Park Area Plan, the Downtown Industrial Area Plan, the Downtown Land Use and Development Plan, the Market Square Area Plan, and the Westside Area Plan. (Case Nos. 675-S, 201-S-9, 242-S-6, 214-S-6, 581-S-6, and 413-S-10)


Adopted as Substituted

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

100050
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager of Kansas City, Missouri and pledging the City Council of Kansas City, Missouri to assist the Greater Downtown Area Plan Implementation Committee in activities related to the recommendations of the Greater Downtown Area Plan for an area generally bounded by the City of North Kansas City on the north, 31st Street on the south, Woodland Avenue on the east and State Line Road on the west.


Adopted as Substituted

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

100161
Declaring certain real property surplus to the City’s needs and authorizing the Director of General Services to offer for sale certain surplus parcels.


Passed

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

100126
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 numbers and subject matters which corrects errors found in the wording of this section of the ordinance.


Passed

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

100177
(Sub.)
Creating a new department to be known as the Capital Projects Department by amending Chapter 2, Administration, Code of Ordinances, by enacting new sections to be in Article V, Departments, to be known as Division 23, Section 2-715, Establishment, Section 2-716, Appointment and Designation of Director, and Section 2-717, Powers and Duties of Director and withdrawing the City Manager’s authority to transfer the duties or activities of the Human Relations Department between departments by amending Chapter 2, Administration, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-141, Reorganization of departmental duties and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter.


Councilmember Sharp Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Jolly
Ayes: 6 - Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 7 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Funkhouser


Failed



Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 6 - Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 7 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Funkhouser


Failed
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): CONSENT: 100189 100190 100184 DEBATE: 100151(sub) 100202(sub) ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100189
Estimating revenue in the amount of $6,000.00 in the General Fund; appropriating $6,000.00 from the General Fund; and authorizing expenditure of $10,000.00 from funds previously appropriated for an employer survey for the Heart of the City planning area.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp
Nays: 0

100190
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-1756, Reserved, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section entitled Reverse Auction, authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to purchase goods, supplies, materials, equipment and services using an electronic purchasing process.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp
Nays: 0

100184
Reducing appropriations in the Capital Improvements Fund for Project No. 70104915, Garfield Tract, in the amount of $236,965.70; and appropriating that sum to Project No. 89008175, N. Garfield - NE 32nd to Rock Creek Drive.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp
Nays: 0

100151
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-605, Facilities user fee, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like name and subject matter, increasing the user fee for events at Convention and Entertainment Facilities.


Passed As Second Substitute

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Sharp
Nays: 1 - Riley

100163
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a $349,699.00 Contract with J.E. Dunn Construction Company for structural repairs at the American Royal Exhibition Hall; authorizing the Director to amend the contract without City Council approval and to expend up to $421,699.00 for repairs; and declaring an emergency.


Passed

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

100202
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a Cooperative Agreement with the KCI-I29 CID for the installation of streetlights on Tiffany Springs Parkway; estimating revenue in the amount of $300,000.00; reducing appropriations in the amount of $750,000.00 in the Bridge Rehabilitation Contingency account; appropriating those amounts to the Tiffany Springs Parkway Lighting Project; authorizing a contract with Mark One Electric Company, Inc.; designating requisitioning authority; and directing the City Manager to reimburse the Bridge Rehabilitation Contingency account.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Johnson Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF THE ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON SECOND READING ON PAGE 7 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp
Nays: 0

100185
Authorizing the execution of a five-year Access Control and CCTV Maintenance Agreement between Kansas City, Missouri and C&C Group for the Kansas City Aviation Department and appropriating $697,900.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the KC Airports Fund.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Johnson 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 8-9 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp
Nays: 0

100204
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Eighth Amendment to the Southtown Corridor/31st & Baltimore Tax Increment Financing Plan and approving the Eighth Amendment to the Southtown Corridor/31st & Baltimore Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

100207
Transferring appropriations between business units by reducing certain appropriations in the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund; appropriating $220,000.00 to Project No. 070A0162 - 1% for Art Fund – South Patrol Police Facility; authorizing the City Manager to expend up to $220,000.00 for the project; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

100215
Approving the issuance by the City of Kansas City Missouri of its special obligation improvement and refunding bonds in more than one series, in the aggregate principal amount not to exceed $40,100,000.00; and approving and authorizing certain documents and actions relating to the issuance of the Bonds.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

100216
Adjusting appropriations in various bond funds of the City; estimating additional revenue in the Capital Improvements and Downtown Parking Garage Fund in the total amount of $203,460.32; authorizing the closure of the MIDB Loan-River Market Fund (No. 3250); and the MDFB Midtown Bond Fund (No. 3280).


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

100217
Authorizing the execution and delivery of a financing agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, in connection with the Union Hill Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

100208
Releasing a storm sewer easement located in Lot 1, The Brywood Centre, in Jackson County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record the release.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

100209
Authorizing the Director of City Development to execute two Subordination Agreements with KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations Company (KCP&L) and Tiffany Square, Inc. (Developer) for KCI TIF - NW Skyview Avenue (Project No. PW201010006) and KCI TIF - Ambassador Drive (2A & 2B) (Project No. PW200900037) in Platte County, Missouri; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached Subordination Agreements.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

100210
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary development plan in District R-5-p (High Apartments – Limited District), on approximately a 5.5 acre tract of land generally located on the north side of 86th Street, and the west side of I-435, approximately 400 feet east of Hillcrest Road, to allow for a 12,000 square foot building addition to the existing union hall and office building. (8274-P-3)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

100211
RESOLUTION - Amending the 63rd Street Corridor Land Use and Development Plan by changing the recommended land use designation from office/institutional to commercial for an area of about 9.2 acres generally located on the northeast corner of 63rd Street and Bushman Drive, to allow for approximately 18,000 square feet building addition to the existing shopping center and parking lot modification. (578-S-2)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

100212
Rezoning an area of approximately 9.2 acres generally located on the northeast corner of 63rd Street and Bushman Drive from District CP-2 to District URD, and approving a development plan for the same. (4311-URD-5)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

100213
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a lease agreement with K.C. Partners for the 8th floor lease at OakTower. That the Director of General Services Department is authorized, on behalf of the City, to execute a lease agreement with K.C. Partners beginning May 1, 2010 and ending April 30, 2012 for the annual Lease rate of $129,597.00 the first year ($10,799.75 month) and $134,780.88 the second year ($11,231.74). Funds have been identified in account # 1000-101200-B-617100.


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

100218
RESOLUTION - Expressing the support of the City Council of Kansas City, Missouri for the redevelopment of the Metro North Mall, and recognizing the need for the development of a comprehensive plan to ensure its immediate redevelopment to its highest and best use.


Adopted

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

100219
RESOLUTION - Expressing the support of the Mayor and City Council for a $2.5 million federal appropriations request on behalf of the improvements to Eastwood Trafficway and Blue Parkway.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100220
Authorizing the Director of Finance to allocate the City’s $15,293,000.00 of available Recovery Zone Facility Bond authority pursuant to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Tax Act of 2009 to the projects listed in this ordinance for the purpose of issuing Recovery Zone Economic Development Bonds, as tax-exempt private activity bonds; and further authorizing the Director of Finance to allocate any unused portions of the City’s Recovery Zone Facility Bond authorization to other qualified project applicants and seek additional authority from the State of Missouri’s Department of Economic Development to meet any unfunded but eligible development project needs of the City.


Councilmember Hermann Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Ford
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Circo Move To Introduce
motion was withdrwn for introduction by Circo and second withdrawn by Marcason

100221
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to establish the Human Relations Department as currently defined in Chapter 38 in the Code of Ordinances.


Withdraw
 
 Councilmember Circo Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 10 - Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 3 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson

100222
Amending Chapter 2, Administration, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-141, Reorganization of department duties, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter.


Councilmember Circo Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Sharp
Ayes: 10 - Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 3 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson


Passed

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

100223
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to take steps necessary to issue $25,000,000.00 of General Obligation Bonds for infrastructure in Fiscal Year 2011 for street reconstruction and municipal buildings. WHEREAS, the Mayor and City Council believe it is in the best interest of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, to issue General Obligation Bonds for infrastructure; and WHEREAS, the Mayor and City Council wish to take advantage of the current economic climate which has resulted in very good construction bids for the City; and WHEREAS, the Mayor and City Council previously adopted Resolution No. 090910, As Amended, for capital improvements funded through general obligation bonds; and WHEREAS, due to credit rating issues, the bonds contemplated in Resolution No. 090910, As Amended, were not issued; and WHEREAS, the credit rating agencies have reaffirmed the City of Kansas City, Missouri’s stable credit outlook; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY: That the Mayor and City Council direct the City Manager to take the necessary steps to issue general obligation bonds for street reconstruction and municipal buildings in an amount not to exceed $25,000,000.00 in Fiscal Year 2011. ____________________________________________


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
 
 Councilmember Riley Move To Introduce

100224
Creating a new department to be known as the Capital Projects Department by amending Chapter 2, Administration, Code of Ordinances, by enacting new sections to be in Article V, Departments, to be known as Division 23, Section 2-715, Establishment, Section 2-716, Appointment and Designation of Director, and Section 2-717, Powers and Duties of Director and withdrawing the City Manager’s authority to transfer the duties or activities of the Human Relations Department between departments by amending Chapter 2, Administration, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-141, Reorganization of departmental duties and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter. WHEREAS, Section 415 of the Charter anticipates the occasional need for the Council to reconsider the administration and delivery of City services by restructuring the departmental organization of City government by establishing additional departments under the administrative control of the City Manager; and


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS
 
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