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Last Published: 6/21/2012 12:46:48 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - CINDY CIRCO
Present:11 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, MICHAEL BROOKS, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Excused:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
 

120537
RESOLUTION - Welcoming the 3rd Annual Kansas City Convoy of Hope event.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120544
RESOLUTION - Congratulating ThinkFirst of Greater Kansas City on its celebrating 25 years of delivering outstanding traumatic injury prevention and traffic safety programs to youth in Greater Kansas City.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120545
RESOLUTION - Honoring Bob Motley on receiving the Congressional Gold Medal for his service in the Marines during World War II.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120546
RESOLUTION - Honoring Charlene Luster and Thomas Poe for their valued service to the Board of Zoning Adjustment of Kansas City, Missouri


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120540
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from the Committee of Petitioners to the City Clerk regarding a petition entitled “Petition for Recall of Third District Councilman Jermaine Reed”.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120541
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the Waldo Community Improvement District to the City Clerk regarding submission of their annual report for fiscal period May 1, 2011 through April 30, 2012.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120542
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri to the City Clerk regarding a Notice of Intent to accept the Redevelopment Contract Proposal submitted by 3957 Broadway Redevelopment Corporation for the 39th Terrace Project in the 39th Terrace PIEA Area in the 4th City Council District.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120527
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Expressing the City of Kansas City’s support of the efforts of Move to Amend to reverse the impact of the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision.


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120464
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Amending the Plaza Urban Design and Development Plan, for the future development and redevelopment of the area generally bounded by 50th Street on the north, 51st Street on the south, Main Street on the east and Baltimore on the west, to recommend “limited redevelopment within specific guidelines” instead of no “recommended rezoning” and “Potential Redevelopment Within Existing Zoning” as well as to recommend an increase in the maximum recommended building height for this site. (225-S-20).


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120530
RESOLUTION - Amending the 2011 One Year Action Plan and authorizing submission of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for its consideration in order to allocate previously allocated funds.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120508
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a lease agreement with Livestock Exchange, LLC, for the lease of City-owned property located at the confluence of State Line Road and American Royal Drive.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120491
Authorizing a cooperative agreement with Clay County, Missouri and the Clay County Collector for the collection of Kansas City property taxes and certain assessments and fees.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120493
(Sub.)
Directing the City Manager to cause specific projects to be submitted to the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) as applications for FY 2015 and 2016 Surface Transportation Program (STP) and Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation (Bridge) funds.


Passed
I move that Second Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 120493 be amended so that it reads as in the document entitled "Second Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 120493, As Amended," which has been distributed to all Council Members. This amendment will remove the Hodge Park trail and replace with a trail along Searcy Creek Greenway from Parvin Road to Claycomo.
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120509
Authorizing condemnation, taking private property for public use in the area bounded by Brooklyn and Prospect Avenues, and 26th and 27th Streets, all in Kansas City, Jackson 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 Jackson County, Missouri.


Held on Docket (6/28/2012)
 
 Councilmember Marcason 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 “Scheduled Committee Advances” and that these ordinances be advanced for final reading and consideration at this time.
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120521
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a workers' compensation benefit filed by Ronald Dameron for injuries resulting from an accident on January 18, 2009, while employed by the City.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120522
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a workers' compensation benefit filed by William Broderick for injuries resulting from an accident on March 24, 2010, while employed by the City.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120523
Creating and establishing Fund No. 6990, to be known as the Homesteading Authority.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120535
Approving the conveyance of certain real property to Truman Medical Center, Inc. and the release and termination of certain lease agreements with respect to such property which were executed in connection with the Kansas City Municipal Assistance Corporation Leasehold Improvement Revenue Bonds, Series 1991A.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120470
Authorizing the execution of a five year terminal lease with SITA, S.C. for communications equipment at Kansas City International Airport


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120471
Authorizing the execution of a five year leasehold agreement with Aeronautical Radio, Inc., at Kansas City International Airport.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120516
Reducing appropriations in the Energy Efficiency Conservation accounts of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Stimulus Fund in the amount of $111,949.85; appropriating $111,949.85 to Project No. G07EECST Energy Efficiency Conservation; and authorizing the Director of General Services to expend up to $111,949.85 from appropriated funds.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120532
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a lease agreement with Gem Theater Cultural and Performing Arts Center, Inc. for the lease of City-owned property located at 2033 Vine.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120533
(Sub.)
Waiving Section 2-605(b), Code of Ordinances, for the 2012 Major League Baseball All Star Game Fan Fest that will take place on July 6-10, 2012 at the Kansas City Convention Center (Bartle Hall).


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120534
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of General Services Department to enter into a Management Agreement with the American Jazz Museum, in the amount of $647,363.00, from the American Jazz Museum account, for management and operations of the 18th and Vine Project.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120453
(Sub.)
Vacating E. 24th Terrace between Troost Avenue and the north-south alley east of Troost Avenue, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1662-V)


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120465
Rezoning an area of approximately 2.1 acres located on the north side of 51st Street between Baltimore Avenue and Main Street, from Districts B3-2 Community Business (dash 2) and R-1.5 (Residential 1.5) to District MPD (Master Planned Development), and approving a Preliminary Development Plan which also serves as the Preliminary Plat, for 204 residential units and 10,000 square feet of commercial. (6598-MPD-2)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120479
Vacating the north-south and east-west alleys south of 12th Street east of Virginia Avenue, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; retaining a utility easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1575-V)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120480
Vacating Highland Avenue between Independence Avenue/Boulevard and Missouri Avenue, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1646-V)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120519
(Sub.)
Amending Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 120099, by repealing Sections 2 and 3, and enacting in its place new Sections 2 and 3; approving and authorizing the Director of City Development to enter into a subgrant agreement with Ivanhome, a Missouri non-profit corporation, in an amount not to exceed $407,128.00 to fund authorized abatement activities at the Horace Mann School building located at 2008 E. 39th Street, Kansas City, Missouri; and waiving the local cost share requirement for the subgrant.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120520
Amending Ordinance No. 120348 by repealing Section 2 and enacting in its place new Section 2; approving and authorizing the Director of City Development to enter into a subgrant agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, to fund authorized abatement activities at the 63rd and Prospect Redevelopment Project site located in the vicinity northwest of 63rd Street and Prospect Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri, in an amount not to exceed $500,000.00; and to provide the required local cost share in a total amount not to exceed $188,000.00 from previously appropriated funds.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120529
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Development Agreement with EDC Charitable Fund (“EDC”) and Lockton Insurance Agency, Inc. (“Lockton”) that authorizes the issuance of Chapter 100 bonds in connection with an economic development effort.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120531
Approving recommendations from Arterial Street Impact Fee District Advisory Committees; appropriating $868,858.04 in the Arterial Street Impact Fee Fund; authorizing funding agreements with the TIF Commission and the City of Gladstone for public improvements; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Taylor 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 “Second Readings” and that they be placed on the docket next week for third reading.
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120514
Amending Chapter 68, Article VI, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 68-386, Collection at source; withholdings, and enacting in its place a new section of like number and subject matter to require employers paying earnings subject to the earnings tax to 250 or more of employees to submit earnings tax withholding returns and supporting data by electronic filing, and amending penalty provisions for employers who fail to comply with filing requirements.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

120428
(Sub.)
Vacating the north-south alley east of Oak Street and south of 13th Street, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; retaining a utility easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1653-V)


Add to Consent Docket
 
 Councilmember Taylor 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, except for Ordinance No. 120548. Requested that Ordinance No. 120548 be assigned to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120548
Approving a cooperative agreement with BikeShare KC for a bicycle-sharing program; permitting the installation of bicycle stations within the public right-of-way; and granting a waiving of the encroachment fee.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120549
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute an agreement with the Negro League Baseball Museum; authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement with the Kansas City Convention and Visitors Association; appropriating $134,000.00 from the Convention and Tourism Fund for facilities improvements in preparation for the 2012 Major League Baseball All-Star Game and events; appropriating $250,000.00 from the Convention and Tourism Fund to the Kansas City Convention and Visitors Association; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120550
Amending Chapter 2, Article VIII, of the Administrative Code of Kansas City, Missouri, relating to the Classification and Compensation Plan, by repealing Section 2-1100 and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter, providing a sick leave incentive for members of the firefighters’ pension system in certain job classifications, with a voluntary separation date between July 1, 2012 through July 31, 2012.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120536
Accepting and approving a one-year $249,491.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding to local public health agencies for the promotion of core public health functions.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

120543
(Sub.)
Reducing appropriations in the amount of $39,900.00 in the Fourth Council District Contingency in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating it to Project No. 70134914 and Project No. 64011006; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

120524
(Sub.)
Reducing and increasing appropriations in the amount of $136,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund for a sanitary sewer project in the First Council District.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120525
(Sub.)
Reducing and increasing appropriations in the amount of $75,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund for a sanitary sewer project in the First Council District.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120526
(Sub.)
Reducing and increasing appropriations in the amount of $28,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund for a sanitary sewer project in the First Council District.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120538
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a contract with U.S. Fence Company of KC for the Water Supply Security Fence Replacement project; and authorizing the expenditure of approximately $404,866.10.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120539
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a contract with Burns and McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc., for Small Main Replacement on Plate C-64, N.E. Russell Road to city limits, N. Prospect Avenue to N. Jackson Avenue; and authorizing expenditures of approximately $465,000.00.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120547
Authorizing a Cost Share Agreement for Planning Assistance between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the City of Kansas City, Missouri; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $100,000.00 for the agreement; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120551
Amending Chapters 60, 61 and 78, Code of Ordinances of Kansas City, Missouri, entitled “Sewers and Sewage Disposal”, “Stormwater” and “Water”, respectively, by repealing those chapters and enacting in lieu thereof new chapters of like number and subject matter.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120552
Reducing and increasing appropriations in the amount of $293,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund for Project No. 89003451 in the Fifth Council District.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120553
Reducing and increasing appropriations in the amount of $49,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund for Project No. 89003668 in the Fifth Council District.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120554
Authorizing a contract with Black and Veatch Corporation, for Small Main Replacement on Plate C-85, N.E. 48th Street to N.E. Russell Road, N. Jackson Avenue to N. Topping Avenue; and authorizing expenditures of approximately $431,000.00.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120555
Authorizing the execution of a Second Amendment to the Lease and Concession Agreement with Host Hotels & Resorts, L.P. at Kansas City International Airport.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Reed Move To Introduce
I request that the Clerk receive, docket and read an ordinance prepared too late to be on today's docket.

120556
Declaring certain real property surplus to the City’s needs; authorizing the Director of the General Services Department to convey these certain parcels to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority and authorizing the execution of related documents.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee
 
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