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Last Published: 3/20/2008 5:15:37 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - MARK FUNKHOUSER
Present:11 - DEB HERMANN, BILL SKAGGS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, BETH GOTTSTEIN, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, TERRY RILEY, JOHN SHARP
Excused:1 - CATHY JOLLY
 

080283
RESOLUTION - Expressing sympathy on the death of Cathleen Connealy


Adopted

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

080282
RESOLUTION - Congratulating the coach and team members of Center High School for their success at the State Dance Championships.


Adopted

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

080288
RESOLUTION - Congratulating the Rockhurst High School Regis Club on their outstanding participation in community service throughout the Rockhurst community and the Kansas City area.


Adopted

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

080290
RESOLUTION - Designating March as “Women’s History Month” in Kansas City.


Adopted

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

080233
Approving the plat of Salvation Army – Northland, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; 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. (SD1380)


Passed

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

080234
Approving the plat of Fountain Hills Eighth 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. (SD1054G)


Passed

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

080236
Releasing and abating sanitary sewer special tax assessments of the City upon property owned by Kemp Estates, LLC in the vicinity of N.E. 95th Terrace and N. View Crest Drive.


Passed

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

080218
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Approving the 2008 One Year Action Plan in accordance with the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, as amended; authorizing submission of said Plan to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; and certifying said Plan.


Councilmember Sanders Brooks Move To Hold On Docket
failed
Seconded by Councilmember Sharp
Ayes: 3 - Sanders Brooks, Riley, Sharp
Nays: 9 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Funkhouser


Councilmember Riley Move to Amend
a copy of amendment is on file in the City Clerk's Office.
Seconded by Councilmember Sharp
Ayes: 4 - Curls, Sanders Brooks, Riley, Sharp
Nays: 8 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Funkhouser


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Funkhouser
Nays: 3 - Sanders Brooks, Riley, Sharp

080182
Approving the preliminary plat of Medical Plaza North on approximately 1.5 acres generally located on the north side of 43rd Street, east of Washington, and west of Wornall. (SD1372)


Passed

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

080247
Approving recommendations of the Arterial Street Impact Fee Committee; transferring appropriations in the Arterial Street Impact Fee Fund; authorizing the transfer of $250,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Funds from a Public Works Department Project Account to a City Development Department Project Account for the purpose of fulfilling an obligation of a Cooperative Agreement; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

080248
Approving a recommendation of the Arterial Street Impact Fee Committee for District F; transferring appropriations in the Arterial Street Impact Fee Fund; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a public infrastructure cooperative agreement with Jackson County, Missouri for the design of street improvements; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: There are no advance consents this week. ADVANCE DEBATES: 080275 080279 (sub) 080217 (sub) 080252,080253,080254,080255,080256,080257,080258 ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080275
Appropriating $200,000.00 in the Public Mass Transportation Fund and transferring it to the General Fund; estimating $300,000.00 in revenue in the General Fund; appropriating $300,000.00 in the General Fund for the April 8, 2008 Special Election; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

080279
(Sub.)
Authorizing the issuance of not to exceed $35,000,000.00 principal amount of Subordinate Water Revenue Bonds, Series 2008A, of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, prescribing the form and details of such revenue bonds and the covenants and agreements to provide for the payment and security thereof; and authorizing certain actions and documents and prescribing other matters relating thereto.


Passed as Substituted

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

080217
(Sub.)
Rezoning an area of approximately 7.54 acres generally located at the northeast corner of 31st Street and Wyandotte Street from Districts R-5 and C-3a2 to District URD, and approving a development plan for the same. (8457-URD-2)


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF THE ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON SECOND READING ON PAGES 4-7 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 11 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080251
(Sub.)
Adopting the Annual Budget of the City for the Fiscal Year 2008-09; estimating the revenues for said fiscal year; appropriating for the purposes stated the sums set forth in said Budget; designating requisitioning authorities; directing the Director of Finance and the City Controller to make necessary entries upon the records to show the appropriations and allocations herein provided for; and authorizing inter-fund loans.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

080252
Levying taxes for Fiscal Year 2008-09 for General Revenue, Health Levy, Museum Special Revenue and General Debt and Interest Funds on all property in Kansas City subject to taxation on January 1, 2008; providing for the extension of such levies by the Director of Finance; and authorizing the collection by the Director of Finance.


Passed

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

080253
Levying a maintenance tax for Fiscal Year 2008-09 upon all real estate, exclusive of improvements, not exempt by law from general taxation, for the purpose of maintaining, adorning, constructing, repairing and otherwise improving the parks, parkways, boulevards, roads and grounds, and providing for the manner of payment and collecting the special assessment.


Passed

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

080254
Levying a special assessment on the lots, tracts, and parcels of land in the West Park District abutting on certain boulevards, parkways, roads, streets, avenues and highways in the West Park District under the control and management of the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners for Fiscal Year 2008-09 for the purpose of maintaining, repairing, and otherwise improving the boulevards, parkways, roads, streets, avenues and highways in the West Park District.


Passed

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

080255
Levying a special assessment on the lots, tracts, and parcels of land in the East Park District abutting on certain boulevards, parkways, roads, streets, avenues and highways in the East Park District under the control and management of the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners for Fiscal Year 2008-09 for the purpose of maintaining, repairing, and otherwise improving the boulevards, parkways, roads, streets, avenues and highways in the East Park District.


Passed

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

080256
Levying a special assessment upon all real estate, exclusive of improvements, not exempt by law from general taxation in the West Trafficway District for the purpose of maintaining, improving and repairing the trafficways located in the West Trafficway District, and providing for the manner of payment and collecting the special assessment.


Passed

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

080257
Levying a special assessment upon all real estate, exclusive of improvements, not exempt by law from general taxation in the East Trafficway District for the purpose of maintaining, improving and repairing the trafficways located in the East Trafficway District, and providing for the manner of payment and collecting the special assessment.


Passed

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

080258
Levying a special assessment upon all real estate, exclusive of improvements, not exempt by law from general taxation in the North Trafficway District for the purpose of maintaining, improving and repairing the trafficways located in the North Trafficway District, and providing for the manner of payment and collecting the special assessment.


Passed

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

080259
Amending Chapter 78, Code of Ordinances, entitled Water by repealing Sections 78-6, General meter rate, 78-8, Fire protection rates, and 78-10, Suburban meter rate, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like subject matter adjusting charges for water service; and establishing an effective date.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

080260
Amending Chapter 60, Code of Ordinances, entitled Sewers and Sewage Disposal by repealing Sections 60-2, Sewer charges for resident users, and 60-3, Sewer charges for nonresident users, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which adjusts sewer rates; and establishing an effective date.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

080267
Authorizing the execution of certain termination and release documents in connection with the redemption of Taxable Lease Revenue Bonds (Municipal Auditorium and 13th & Wyandotte Projects), Series 1996) of the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

080224
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District M-1-p on approximately a 69.732 acre tract of land generally located on the east side of N.E. Chouteau Trafficway on both sides of N.E. 33rd Terrace and N.E. 34th Street. (3995-P-26)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

080231
(Sub.)
Rezoning an area of approximately 158.2 acres generally located at the southeast corner of N. Congress and N.W. 108th Street from District GP-7 to District GP-1, and approving a development plan. (13886-GP)


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

080268
Approving the plat of Community of the Good Shepherd, an addition in Jackson 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. (SD1322A)


Add to Consent Docket

080263
Accepting and approving a $109,030.00 contract amendment with Truman Medical Center, Inc. to provide additional case management services to eligible clients in the Kansas City Transitional Grant Area who meet Ryan White Title I guidelines.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

080264
Accepting and approving an $86,000.00 contract amendment with Truman Medical Center, Inc. to provide additional primary health care services to eligible clients in the Kansas City Transitional Grant Area who meet Ryan White Title I guidelines.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

080266
Accepting and approving a $79,810.00 amendment to a contract with Kansas City Free Health Clinic to provide additional case management care to eligible clients in the Kansas City Transitional Grant Area who meet Ryan White Title I guidelines.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENT FOR READING OF ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS BE WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON FIRST READING ON PAGES 8-10 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080289
Authorizing the Director of Finance to make mid-year adjustments to certain TIF and Super-TIF accounts including appropriating Unappropriated Fund Balance in the General Fund, in the amount of $3,999,600.00; estimating additional revenues in the PILOT Fund, No. 6830 and increasing appropriations to redirect earnings taxes to the North Kansas City School District; reallocating and reducing appropriations to transfer from the KCATA, Fire, Public Safety, C & T, and Capital Improvements Sales Tax to various STIF Funds; adjusting appropriations in the TIF Special Allocation Fund and various STIF funds; establishing the funds, departments and accounts necessary to implement these budgetary adjustments in the City’s financial accounting system.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

080297
Approving the issuance by the City of Kansas City Missouri of its special obligation bonds in one or more series, in the aggregate principal amount not to exceed $40,000,000.00 for the East Village Project; approving and authorizing certain documents and actions relating to the issuance of the bonds.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

080286
Amending Chapter 56, Property Maintenance Code, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 56-359, Rental housing inspection program requirements, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter, that designates target areas for the rental and systematic inspection program.


Referred to Housing Committee

080285
Releasing a sewer easement located on the west side of J.C. Nichols Parkway, south of W. 45th Street, in Jackson County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record the document.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080291
Approving the Hillside Redevelopment Corporation “353” Development Plan for the redevelopment and rehabilitation of the neighborhood as provided in the Urban Redevelopment Corporation Law of the State of Missouri (Chapter 353, RSMo) for an area of approximately 138.32 acres generally located at the northwest quadrant of Hwy 350/Blue Parkway and the area between the eastbound and westbound lanes of Hwy 350/Blue Parkway, just east of Raytown, (the “Redevelopment Area”), declaring such redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals and welfare; authorizing the City to enter into a contract with the Hillside Redevelopment Corporation for implementation of the Development Plan, and authorizing certain tax abatement within the Redevelopment Area. (Case No. 666-S)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080292
Approving the preliminary plat of Natalie Condominiums on a 0.29 acre tract of land generally located on the southwest corner of W. 45th Street and Jefferson Street. (SD 1381)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080293
Vacating a portion of N Michigan Avenue north of N.E. 39th Terrace, Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; retaining a utility easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1587-V)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080294
Rezoning an area of approximately 138.32 acres generally located at the northwest quadrant of Highway 350/Blue Parkway and the area between the eastbound and westbound lanes of Highway 350/Blue Parkway, just east of the City of Raytown, from Districts RA and C-2 to District URD, and approving a development plan for the same. (10626-URD-5)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080287
Reestimating revenue in the additional amount of $700,000.00 and appropriating it in the Health Levy Fund; authorizing contract amendments with Cabot Westside, Northland Health Care and KC Free Health Clinics for health care services for the indigent residents of Kansas City, Missouri, and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

080295
Amending Chapter 48, Nuisance Code, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 48-62, Violations for which an order to remove nuisances shall be issued, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter regarding notification procedures to be titled Notification to owners, occupants and residents.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

080296
Amending Chapter 48, Nuisances, Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new Section 48-50. Chronic nuisance, which prohibits chronic nuisance properties.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

080284
Approving a $45,000.00 Amendment No. 3 with AquaLaw PLC for legal services in connection with the Overflow Control Plan and other environmental legal issues.  


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS