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Last Published: 4/2/2012 1:22:11 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:12 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, MICHAEL BROOKS, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
 

120275
RESOLUTION - Honoring Charles Myers, George Cook and Stephen Abend for their valued service to the City Plan Commission of Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120295
RESOLUTION - Honoring Laurel D. Eckert on her retirement after 27 years and 6 months of dedicated service to the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120302
RESOLUTION - Honoring Paul Keleti on his retirement after 28 and a half years of dedicated service to the City of Kansas City,


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120297
COMMUNICATION - March 2012 – Accepting various easement and deeds in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120298
COMMUNICATION - March 2012 – Accepting various easement and deeds in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120299
COMMUNICATION - March 2012 – Accepting various easement and deeds in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri, and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120301
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and Council from the City Clerk regarding correspondence that serves as official comment relative to the cost statement that had been filed with the Joint Committee on Public Employee Retirement (CS for Ordinance No. 100607).


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120313
COMMUNICATION - Notcie from White Goss to the City Clerk regarding submission of the initial fiscal year February 2, 2012 through April 30, 2012 budget for Metro North Square and Commons Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120314
COMMUNICATION - Notcie from White Goss to the City Clerk regarding submission of the proposed annual budget for fiscal period May 1, 2012 through April 30, 2013 for Metro North Square and Commons Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120315
RESOLUTION - Urging the International Association of Fire Fighters, Local Union No. 42 to consider the City’s March 28, 2012 counterproposal.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 1 - Sharp

120256
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to execute a Trail License Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission for the purpose of constructing and maintaining a trail connector along the Blue River at Bannister Road.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120263
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a Recreational Trails Program Project Agreement with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources; estimating and appropriating revenues in the amount of $100,000.00 in the Capital Improvement Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120270
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a Cooperative Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission (MHTC) necessary to place red light cameras on state owned intersections.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120201
(Sub.)
Adopting the Annual Budget of the City for the Fiscal Year 2012-13; estimating the revenues for the fiscal year; appropriating for the purposes stated the sums set forth in the budget; designating requisitioning authorities; directing the Director of Finance to make the necessary entries upon the City’s records to show the appropriations and allocations provided for; and authorizing inter-fund loans.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 1 - Sharp

120202
Levying taxes for Fiscal Year 2012-13 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, 2012; providing for the extension of such levies by the Director of Finance; and authorizing the collection by the Director of Finance.


Passed

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

120203
Levying a maintenance tax for Fiscal Year 2012-13 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: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120204
Levying a special assessment on the lots, tracts, and parcels of land in the East Park and West Park Districts abutting on certain boulevards, parkways, roads, streets, avenues and highways under the control and management of the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners for Fiscal Year 2012-13 for the purpose of maintaining, repairing, and otherwise improving the boulevards, parkways, roads, streets, avenues and highways in these districts.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120205
Levying a special assessment upon all real estate, exclusive of improvements, not exempt by law from general taxation in the North, East and West Trafficway Districts for the purpose of maintaining, improving and repairing the trafficways, and providing for the manner of payment and collecting the special assessment.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120206
Amending Chapter 78 of the Code of Ordinances of Kansas City entitled “Water” by repealing Sections 78-6, 78-8, 78-9, 78-10, 78-20, 78-27, 78-28, and 78-96 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter adjusting charges for water service, including water main extensions, and changing the charge mechanism for termination of service with cause; and establishing an effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120207
Amending Chapter 61, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Stormwater”, by repealing Section 61-4, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter that increases the stormwater maximum fee; adjusts payment responsibility for stormwater fees; and establishing an effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120208
Amending Chapter 60 of the Code of Ordinances of Kansas City, Missouri, entitled Sewers and Sewage Disposal by repealing Sections 60-2, 60-3, and 60-191 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which adjust sewer rates; and establishing an effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120262
(Sub.)
Amending Article VIII of the Administrative Code of Kansas City, Missouri, relating to the Classification and Compensation Plan, by repealing Sections 2-1075, 2-1076, 2-1077, 2-1078, 2-1079, and 2-1080 which provides for implementation of the settlement agreement between the City of Kansas City, Missouri and the International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 42 and provides for implementation of the addendum ordinance to the Memorandum of Understanding between the City and Local 500, AFSCME as it relates to wages, classifications and compensation.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120248
Approving additional tax increment financing for the 39th & Prospect Tax Increment Financing Plan; and repealing Section 1 of Ordinance No. 061326, as amended, establishing a cap on additional tax increment financing for this Plan.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 1 - Johnson
 
 Councilmember Marcason Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: There are no advance consents this week. ADVANCE DEBATES: 1. 120281 4. 120271 (sub) 7. 120282 2. 120284 5. 120276 8. 120285 (sub) 3. 120287 6. 120280 9. 120289 ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120281
Accepting and approving a one-year $553,082.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for HIV and STD prevention and reduction services in Kansas City, Missouri.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120284
Accepting and approving a $128,437.00 contract amendment with Truman Medical Center to provide additional Medical Case Management services to eligible clients in the Kansas City Transitional Grant Area who meet Ryan White guidelines; and declaring an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120287
Approving the Fifteenth Amendment to the 22nd and Main Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120271
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 76, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Article III, Tow Vehicles, and enacting in lieu thereof a new article of like number and subject matter which mandates tow operators who tow vehicles for Kansas City to receive a registration number, operators to obtain a certificate and allows for an outside vendor to oversee the dispatch of City tows.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120276
Repealing Ordinance No. 110856; authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to purchase land from Universal Land Development Company, L.P., Century Avenue Associates Limited Partnership, and Ozark Automotive Distributors, Inc., for a chemical handling and storage facility in Executive Park, located generally between Interstate I-435, Front Street, and N. Century, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120280
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a contract with Ace Pipe Cleaning, Inc., for professional, specialized or technical services for the Field Investigation for Sewer Sheds Tributary to CSO BR059 and BR069 project; and authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend approximately $550,000.00.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120282
Authorizing condemnation, taking private property in fee simple 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 Capital Projects Department; 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.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120285
(Sub.)
Appropriating $902,556.26 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the KCMAC06A Music Hall Fund; authorizing an increase in a contract with The Konrath Group, Ltd., for Project No. 630C0281 – Municipal Auditorium Exterior Restoration; authorizing the Director of Capital Projects to expend funds for the project; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120289
Authorizing the transfer of management and funds for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Beacon Hill Redevelopment Grant from the Water Services Department to the Capital Projects Department; estimating and appropriating $1,405,849.49 in the Capital Improvements Sales Tax Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Circo Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF THE ORDINANCE ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCE ON SECOND READING: 1. 120147 (sub) Do Not Pass 3. 120288 4. 120294 2. 120291 (sub) AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120147
(Sub.)
Calling an election on August 7, 2012, for the purpose of submitting an ordinance proposed by initiative to require the City to remove itself from financial involvement in the production of nuclear weapons components; directing the City Clerk to provide notice of the election; and recognizing an emergency.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

120291
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Supporting and encouraging the school districts located entirely or partly within the city limits of Kansas City, Missouri to develop policies that favor the use of in-school suspensions for non-violent student misbehavior as an alternative to out-of-school suspensions and encouraging and supporting the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department’s efforts to collaborate with school districts to develop plans for truancy prevention and enforcement.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

120288
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Agreement, with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission; estimating revenues; reducing appropriations; appropriating $504,714.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Capital Improvement Fund to the project accounts; and designating requisitioning authority.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

120294
RESOLUTION - Expressing the City Council’s support for a federally funded alternatives analysis for the next phase of the streetcar project and directing the City Manager to submit the appropriate grant application.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Circo 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: 1. 120303 4. 120300 7. 120307 10. 120310 13. 120316 2. 120305 5. 120312 8. 120308 11. 120296 14. 120317 3. 120306 6. 120304 9. 120309 12. 120311 AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120303
Releasing and abating certain special tax assessments of the City upon properties in the vicinity of Prospect Avenue and 27th Street.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120305
Amending Article VIII of the Administrative Code of Kansas City, Missouri, relating to the Classification and Compensation Plan, by repealing Sections 2-1075, 2-1076, 2-1077, 2-1078, 2-1079, 2-1080, and 2-1081 which authorizes the job classification and pay system for the next fiscal year, and provides for maintenance of the system as it relates to wages, classifications and compensation.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120306
Appropriating $97,127.00 in the GO 2003F Bond Fund and $230,166.00 in the GO 2004F Bond Fund; estimating revenues in the amount of $210,934,885.00 in Fund 3398, the 2012A General Obligation Bond Fund and appropriating the same from the sale of General Obligation Improvement and Refunding Bonds, Series 2012A; designating requisitioning authorities; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon project completion and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120300
Accepting and approving a one-year grant award in the amount of $4,323,381.00 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, to provide funding for Ryan White Part A and Minority AIDS Initiative services; and increasing revenue in the amount of $648,946.49.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

120312
Enacting Section 48-47 to regulate unauthorized signs in the right of way or on public property.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

120304
Authorizing execution of a contract amendment with Swope Community Builders in the amount of $172,327.50 for the provision of housing development services to the City under the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120307
Authorizing the City Manager to enter into a Purchase Agreement with the Land Clearance Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri (“LCRA”) to transfer title of the property at 1121 McGee Street to LCRA to facilitate redevelopment of the Argyle Building.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120308
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary Chapter 80 development plan in District M1-5 (Manufacturing 1-5) (formerly M-1-p, Light Industry - Limited District), on approximately 1.06 acres generally located at the northwest corner of E. 26th Street and Indiana Avenue. (8794-P-2)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120309
Rezoning an area of approximately 8.64 acres generally located just south of the southeast quadrant of State Line Road and Carondelet Drive from District R-0.5/R-7.5 to District O-2. (6948-P-16)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120310
Rezoning an area of approximately 5.53 acres generally located at the southeast corner of State Line Road and Carondelet Drive from Districts B2-2, B1-1, R-7.5, and R-0.5 to District B2-2. (6948-P-16)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120296
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a contract with Burns and McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc., for Contract No. 8737, Project No. 80000237; and authorizing expenditures of approximately $478,365.00.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120311
Accepting a Quitclaim Deed from the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority conveying to Kansas City its title to the Westport North and Westport South sections of the Country Club Right-of-Way in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record the deed and ordinance.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120316
Appropriating $470,833.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Capital Improvements Sales Tax Fund for various Sixth District Neighborhood Conservation Projects; stating the Mayor and City Council’s intention regarding advance funding for certain capital projects; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120317
Authorizing an amendment to a contract with HDR Engineering, Inc., for the Downtown Street Car Transit System; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Marcason Move To Introduce

120318
RESOLUTION - Expressing the Council’s intent to terminate Project Areas 65-A and 65-B of the Civic Mall Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
 Councilmember Circo Move To Introduce

120319
Authorizing amendment No. 1 to an agreement with the City of Lee’s Summit, Missouri; estimating revenue in the amount of $300,480.50 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating the sum of $300,480.50 to Lee’s Summit Road in the Capital Improvements Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure 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.