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Last Published: 5/11/2012 9:52:46 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:11 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Excused:1 - MICHAEL BROOKS
 

120445
RESOLUTION - Declaring May 2012 as National Drug Court Month.


Adopted

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

120446
RESOLUTION - Declaring May 6-12, 2012, as National Drinking Water Week in Kansas City.


Adopted

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

120450
RESOLUTION - Honoring Center High School on receiving Missouri’s Gold Star School Award for academic achievement.


Adopted

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

120451
RESOLUTION - Honoring Park Hill South High School on receiving Missouri’s Gold Star School Award for academic achievement.


Adopted

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

120456
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council from the City Clerk regarding receipt of an Affidavit for the Recall of Jermaine Reed from the Office of Third In-District City Council Member.


Received And Filed

120457
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from Husch Blackwell to the Mayor & Council to amend the Petition to establish the Truman Road Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

120412
Authorizing a $180,000.00 Second Addendum to the Cooperative Agreement for the Implementation of Certain Improvements Described by the Southtown Corridor/31st & Baltimore Tax Increment Financing Plan for Project No. 89008183 — Main Street Streetscape Plan; and recognizing an emergency.


Councilmember Marcason Move to Amend
I move that Ordinance No. 120412 be amended so that it reads as in the document entitled "Ordinance No. 120412, As Amended". This amendment will clarify that the funds being used for the streetscape improvements are PIAC funds, not TIF revenues.
Seconded by Councilmember Wagner
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Passed as Amended

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

120413
Adopting and authorizing the execution of the Collective Bargaining Agreement with Local 42, I.A.F.F.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 2 - Ford, Glover

120387
Amending Chapter 48, Nuisance, and Chapter 56, Property Maintenance, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 48-83 and 56-547 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter modifying the provisions for the waiver of special tax bills.


Passed

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

120353
Rezoning an area of approximately 0.22 acres generally located on the west side of Wyoming Street and 120’ north of St. Louis Avenue (938 Wyoming Street) from District M3-5 to District M1-5. (14274-P)


Councilmember Ford Move to Amend
I move that Ordinance No. 120353 be amended so that it reads as in the document entitled "Ordinance No. 120353, As Amended". This amendment will add a Section B which states that the applicant for rezoning will record a disclosure notifying future owners and tenants of the potential noise, orders and traffic that can impact any residential use of this property because of its location in an industrial area.
Seconded by Councilmember Wagner
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Passed as Amended

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

120346
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by amending Sections 2-1401, 2-1406 and 2-1407, to expand the jurisdiction of the housing court to include the regulation of animals.


Passed as Substituted

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

120384
Authorizing the Administrator of the Municipal Court to enter into a contract with Legal Aid of Western Missouri in the amount of $1,063,512.00 to provide legal representation to indigent residents of Kansas City, Missouri.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason Move to Waive Charter Requirement
Councilmember Marcason moved 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, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120360
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Kansas City, Missouri, the City of Riverside, Missouri, and Platte County, Missouri, for the planning, development, and management of the Line Creek Trail; approving the Memorandum of Understanding in substantial form; and directing the City Manager to prepare any necessary agreements and ordinances for implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding so construction can begin in 30 days.


Passed

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

120363
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Kansas City, Missouri, and Platte County, Missouri, for the planning, development, and management of Platte Purchase Park and Tiffany Hills Park; and approving the Memorandum of Understanding in substantial form.


Passed

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

120405
(Sub.)
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a development agreement with Beacon Hill Student Housing Developers, L.C. for the development of up to 250 units of student housing and related facilities including a 200 space parking garage as well as provisions for the assemblage of the necessary land and a long-term ground leasing agreement for the land; and authorizing submission of the development agreement and this Ordinance to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”).


Passed as Substituted

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

120434
Authorizing acceptance of a 2011 Emergency Solutions Program Grant in the amount of $208,625.00 for the provision of homeless services, pending the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s approval of the City’s substantial amendment of the 2011 One Year Action Plan; and increasing revenues and expenditures.


Passed

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

120435
Authorizing an application to the Missouri Development Finance Board for the preliminary authorization of state tax credits in the amount not to exceed $5,000,000.00 to support the Beacon Hill Student Housing project; and authorizing the City Manager to execute a tax credit agreement with the Missouri Development Finance Board in connection with the tax credits.


Passed

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


Councilmember Circo Move to Waive Charter Requirement
Councilmember Circo moved that the Charter requirements for reading of the 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.
Seconded by Councilmember Wagner
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120421
Accepting a grant from the Mid-America Regional Council Solid Waste Management District in the amount of $19,900.00 for the Event Recycling Program; and estimating and appropriating funds.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

120427
Accepting and approving a $51,202.00 contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for the City’s Public Health Preparedness Program.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

120422
RESOLUTION - Supporting an application to the U.S. Department of Justice for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

120042
(Sub.)
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Settlement Agreement with Clay County, Missouri resolving disputes related to funds for roads and bridges.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted



Councilmember Circo Move to Waive Charter Requirement
Councilmember Circo moved 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: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120448
Amending Article VIII of the Administrative Code of Kansas City, Missouri, relating to the Classification and Compensation Plan, by repealing Sections 2-1075 and 2-1078 which authorizes the job classification and pay system for the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) between the City of Kansas City, Missouri and the International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 42, as it relates to wages, classifications and compensation.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120439
Accepting and approving a $710,000.00 contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for HIV case management services in Kansas City, Missouri.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

120440
Accepting and approving a $91,554.00 contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for the City’s Cities Readiness program.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

120449
Accepting and approving a contract for a $7,080.00 grant from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for the Summer Food Service Program for Children.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

120437
Approving the plat of Staley Hills - Fifth Plat, an addition in Clay 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. (SD0964V)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120438
Approving the plat of SBKC Addition, an addition in Jackson 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. (SD1436A)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120453
Vacating E. 24th Terrace between Troost Avenue and the north-south alley east of Troost Avenue, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120454
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhood and Housing Services to accept and enter into grant agreements with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) for the 2011 Supportive Housing Program and to enter into contracts with various nonprofit subrecipients for delivery of services to homeless families and individuals in the Kansas City, Missouri area; and estimating additional revenues and appropriations in the amount of $5,411.00 in the General Fund.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120455
Estimating revenue and appropriating $299,730.00 in the Police Grants Fund for the 12 Foot Patrol Project grant for police overtime and to partner with the University of Missouri-Kansas City with the objective to impact and evaluate violence in high crime areas; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

120436
Declaring it necessary to change and re-establish the grades of, and the relocation, opening, establishing and dedicating of street right-of-way on N. Green Hills Road, all in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to cause a notice to be published as provided for herein.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120441
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a contract with Sarai Construction, Inc., for Small Main Replacement on Plate J-73, 91st Street to 98th Terrace, Blue River Road to Jackson Avenue; and authorizing the expenditure of approximately $1,850,000.00.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120442
Authorizing Director of the Water Services Department to enter into a $545,000.00 Funding Agreement between the Shoal Creek Parkway/North Oak Trafficway Transportation Development District and Kansas City, Missouri for the construction of a water transmission main and related improvements along Shoal Creek Parkway.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120443
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a contract with Black and Veatch Corporation for professional, specialized or technical services for alternative site evaluations associated with the 87th Street Storage Facilities and Pump Station – Phase 1 Project; and authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend approximately $305,000.00.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120444
Approving Amendment No. 2 with Black and Veatch Corporation for Blue River WWTP Effluent Disinfection Design Services; and authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend approximately $1,489,000.00.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120447
Estimating revenue in the amount of $238,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating $238,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance to the UMKC Sidewalk Improvement project; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120452
Authorizing TIGER Green Impact Zone Project; estimating revenue in the ARRA Stimulus Fund; appropriating $328,332.18 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the ARRA Stimulus Fund to Council District 3 Roadways in the ARRA Stimulus Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Circo Move To Introduce

120458
Calling an election on August 7, 2012, for the purpose of asking voters to require the elimination of the motor vehicle fee and to forbid billing and collection of a real estate tax for park maintenance and trafficway maintenance, and to forbid billing and collection of the boulevard and parkways front foot assessment and to collect in their place a one-half cent sales tax for parks and stormwater control; to authorize the issuance of an amount not to exceed $500,000,000.00 in General Obligation Bonds for funding public improvements; declaring the City’s intention to reimburse itself from bond proceeds for bond related expenditures; directing the City Clerk to provide notice of the election; directing the City Clerk to provide notice to the Director of Revenue if the sales tax question is passed by the voters; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance and Governance & Transportation Committee
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS
 
 CLOSED SESSION Closed Session/Litigation Item(s)* Closed Session/Legal Issue(s)** Closed Session/Personnel Issue(s)*** Closed Session/Real Estate Transaction(s)Closed Session/Employee/Labor Negotiation Item(s)***** *Litigation Item(s) may be discussed in a closed session pursuant to §610.021(1) RSMo. because it relates to legal action, causes of actions, or litigation. **Legal Issue(s) will be discussed in closed session pursuant to §610.021(1) RSMo because it relates to confidential and privileged communications between City Council and its attorneys. ***Personnel Issue(s) will be discussed in closed session pursuant to §610.021(3) RSMo because it relates to personnel matter. ****Real estate transaction(s) may be discussed pursuant to Sec. 610.021(2), RSMo. because public knowledge of the transaction(s) at this time might adversely affect the legal consideration therefor. *****Employee/Labor negotiation item(s) may be discussed in a closed session pursuant to §610.021(9) RSMo. because it relates to preparation for negotiations with employee groups.