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Last Published: 1/31/2008 3:41:38 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - MARK FUNKHOUSER
Present:10 - DEB HERMANN, BILL SKAGGS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, BETH GOTTSTEIN, CINDY CIRCO, TERRY RILEY, CATHY JOLLY, JOHN SHARP
Excused:2 - SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, JAN MARCASON
 

080106
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the Neighborhood and Community Services Department’s Neighborhood and Community Preservation Division on its receipt of the City Manager’s 3-1-1 Action Center Partner of the Month Award.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080117
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council from the City Clerk regarding receipt of an Affidavit for the Recall of Mark Funkhouser from the Office of the Mayor.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080123
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the City Clerk regarding receipt of the proposed 2008-09 budget for the Shops on Blue Parkway Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080058
Approving Traffic Regulation Nos. 59646 through 59726, inclusive.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080003
Approving the preliminary plat of Natalie Condominiums on a 0.15 acre tract of land generally located on the west side of Holmes Street approximately 95 feet south of 27th Street. (SD1366)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080004
Rezoning approximately 62.1 acres generally located south of N.E. 80th Street, between N. Indiana Avenue on the west and N. Spruce from District R-1bb to District R-2a. (13170-P-3)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080005
Approving an amendment to a Community Unit Project plan in District R-2a on approximately 62.1 acres generally located south of N.E. 80th Street, between N. Indiana Avenue on the west and N. Spruce. (13170-CUP-4)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080023
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District URD on approximately a 147.65 acre tract of land generally located on the south side of 63rd Street, west of Winchester Avenue, and the northeast corner of 65th Court and Winchester Avenue. (7762-URD-12)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080024
Approving the preliminary plat of Brookside Condominium on a .13 acre tract of land generally located at the northeast corner of Oak Street and E. 63rd Terrace. (SD 1377)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080025
Approving the preliminary plat of Jarboe’s Addition Replat on a .27 acre tract of land generally located on the east side of Madison Avenue in the 1700 block about 44 feet north of W. 18th Street. (SD 1355)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080069
Authorizing the Director of City Development to execute a Secured Deferral Agreement for Public Sidewalk Improvements at 9233 Ward Parkway; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached agreement.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080066
Authorizing a $487,420.00 agreement with HDR Engineering, Inc., for design professional services for Project No. 89008154 Major Street Plan, a Citywide traffic model for transportation planning; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend previously appropriated funds; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, 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: 071394 (sub) 080038 (sub) 080086 080071 (sub) 080075 080077 080092 (sub) ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

071394
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2, Article VI, Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new division entitled “Kansas City Museum Advisory Board” to formally establish an official advisory board for the Kansas City Museum.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080092
(Sub.)
Appropriating $680,000.00 in the Convention and Tourism Fund, No. 2360, to pay final accounts for Kemper Arena and American Royal Center under the management agreement with Global Spectrum, LP and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080038
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a Sixth Supplementary Contract with Wild Hawk, L.L.C., to modify the tax abatement for Phase IIA and approve the Assignment of the Development Rights to Same. 


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080086
Approving the Petition to establish the Downtown Kansas City Community Improvement District; approving the City’s inclusion within the signatories of the petition; establishing the Downtown Kansas City Community Improvement District, generally bounded by I-70 on the north, I-670 on the south, I-29 on the west and I-70 on the east in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080071
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to execute an Easement Exchange Agreement with Briarcliff Development Company wherein the City grants a permanent roadway easement and, in exchange, will accept a permanent water/sewer/trails easement; authorizing the Director of Water Services to execute a permanent wetlands easement and a permanent roadway easement to Briarcliff Development Company; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and these documents with the county recorder of deeds where these easements are located.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080075
Authorizing a $108,100.00 Amendment No. 2 to a contract with Taliaferro & Browne, Inc., for design services for Project No. 89008084; authorizing the City Manager to expend $108,100.00 from previously appropriated funds for the project; approving project management costs of $376,926.00 and; recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080077
Authorizing a $2,000.00 contract Amendment No. 2 with The Larkin Group for additional design services for Project No. 89003400 – N.E.88th and N. Lathrop Avenue; authorizing the City Manager to expend $2,000.00 from previously appropriated funds for the project; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, 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 5 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, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080091
RESOLUTION - Expressing the City’s intent to join with the Civic Council, the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, the Kansas City Area Development Council, Bridging the Gap, MARC, and the government of Johnson County, Kansas to endorse and implement the Strategy to Become America’s Green Region and encourage others in the region to embrace and support the Strategy.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

080049
(Sub.)
Vacating a ten foot wide strip of right of way on the east side of Northwestern Avenue a distance of 50 feet south of 21st Street, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents upon the satisfaction of a condition relating to pedestrian improvements. (1585-V)


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

080081
Approving the plat of Holly Condominium, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; 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. (SD1344A)


Add to Consent Docket

080079
Authorizing a $300,000.00 contract amendment with Hoffman-Cortes Restoration, Inc., for the maintenance, repair of waterproofing and masonry for various City-owned facilities and; authorizing the Director of General Services to expend $300,000.00 for the contract amendment.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

080080
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a $1,542,152.00 contract with Dennis Johnson Construction, Inc. for Contract No. 856, Brookside Watershed Area Storm and Sanitary Sewer Improvements Brookside Phase 3A; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $1,696,400.00 for the project; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


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 6-9 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080111
Estimating revenue in the amount of $2,100,000.00 to the General Services Fund for reimbursement of fuel costs, part costs, and commercial repair costs; appropriating to the General Services Fund $2,900,000.00 for Fleet operating costs and facility cabling costs; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

080119
Reducing appropriations in the Convention and Tourism Fund in the amount of $1,051,307.00; appropriating these sums to the CEF Maintenance account of the General Services Department in the Convention and Tourism Fund for Bartle Hall Lighting Improvements in Council District 2 – Project No. 07000284; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

080120
Approving a settlement agreement with Sprint in an amount of $13,353,743.51; authorizing the City Attorney to execute the necessary documents; reiterating the City’s establishment of the current residential and business split for fees payable by wireless telephone service providers going forward; authorizing payment of attorneys fees in the amount of $667,687.18; estimating and appropriating revenue; providing for a payment to the Missouri Municipal League of $250,000.00; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

080121
Approving a settlement agreement with AT&T Mobility in the amount of $9,207,080.32; authorizing the City Attorney to execute the necessary documents; reiterating the City’s establishment of the current residential and business split for fees payable by wireless telephone service providers going forward; authorizing payment of attorneys fees of $460,354.02; estimating and appropriating revenue; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

080126
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 $49,500,000.00; and approving and authorizing certain documents and actions relating to the issuance of the Bonds.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

080127
Authorizing the Director of Human resources to renew employee benefit contracts for health, dental, life and disability insurance.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

080107
Approving the plat of Whitehall Condominium Replat, 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. (SD1073B)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080108
Approving the plat of QuikTrip Store No. 238, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting and releasing 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. (SD1378)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080109
Repealing Ordinance No. 070645 that approved the plat of First Replat of Beacon Hill Block 1, Lots 3 through 6 and enacting a new ordinance that approves the plat of First Replat of Beacon Hill Block 1, Lots 3 through 5, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1167A)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080114
RESOLUTION - Determining compliance of the Graphic Arts Building "353" Development Plan by the Finance Building Redevelopment Corporation located at 934 Wyandotte Street, at the northwest corner of 10th Street and Wyandotte Street, and authorizing the Director of City Development to issue a Certificate of Full Compliance. (635-S-1)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080115
Approving the assignment of certain development rights with respect to the Graphic Arts Lofts (Graphic Arts Building) Redevelopment Project by the Finance Building Redevelopment Corporation to Old Town Partners XII, L.P.; releasing Finance Building Redevelopment Corporation as it relates to those certain development rights and authorizing execution of an Assignment and Assumption Agreement with Finance Building Redevelopment Corporation and Old Town Partners XII, L.P. (635-S-1)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080122
Declaring the areas generally on the east side of Main Street between 31st Terrace and 32nd Street and also generally at the southeast corner of 31st Street and Holmes Street as blighted and insanitary areas in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law, and approving the Main 31 Holmes Urban Renewal Plan. (661-S)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080124
Authorizing the Director of City Development to execute a Covenant to Maintain Surface Drainage Easement For Public Stormwater for the plat of The Village Seventh Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri, and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached agreement.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080125
Approving the preliminary plat of Briarcliff Professional Plaza on approximately a 3.0 acre tract of land generally located west of Briarcliff Parkway, south of N.W. Platte Road, and north of Missouri State Highway 9. (SD0472V)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080105
Appropriating $264,057.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Neighborhood Tourist and Development Fund and approving contracts with various agencies in the total amount of $96,350.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist and Development Fund.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

080110
Amending Chapter 50, Code of Ordinances. by repealing Section 50-155, Issuance of proclamation of emergency, powers of mayor under proclamation of emergency, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter dealing with the issuance of a proclamation of emergency; powers of mayor under proclamation of emergency


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

080113
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-85, Office of Emergency Management, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter dealing with the Office of Emergency Management.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

080060
Condemning and taking private property in fee simple for the public purpose of widening and improving N.W. Briarcliff Road from the intersection of N.W. Briarcliff Lane, N.W. Briarcliff Parkway, and N.W. Briarcliff Road, east to N. Oak Trafficway, and acquiring additional easements for: right of way, public utilities, and for temporary access for construction purposes; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations by the Director of City Development; consenting to the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney, on behalf of the City; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance with the Recorder of Deeds in Clay County, Missouri.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

080064
Condemning and taking private property in fee simple interest, for the improvement and maintenance of a bridge and roadway at Sni-A-Bar Road located at 48th Street and Sni-A-Bar Road all in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations by the City of Kansas City, Missouri; consenting to the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney, on behalf of said City; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance with the Recorder of Deeds in Jackson County, Missouri.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

080099
Authorizing a $4,505,336.72 contract with Comanche Construction, Inc., for Project No. 89005447 and Project No. 89005448; authorizing the City Manager to amend and increase this contract by up to $450,533.67; authorizing the City Manager to expend $4,955,870.39 for the contract; approving project management costs; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

080100
Authorizing a $320,000.00 agreement with TranSystems Corporation for Project No. 89008008; authorizing the City Manager to expend $320,000.00 from previously appropriated funds for the project; approving project management costs; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

080101
Authorizing Amendment One to a Cooperative Agreement for Sewer Service between Kansas City, Missouri and Lee’s Summit, Missouri.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

080102
Amending Chapter 6, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 6-46, Fees and charges for commercial uses at airport, 6-47, Commercial ground transportation vehicles operating at the airport, and 6-48, Use fee for commercial ground transportation operating at the Airport and enacting new sections of like number and subject matter, and establishing an effective date.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

080112
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a 4th Supplement to the Municipal Agreement with the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission (MHTC) in the amount of $1,629,458.40 relating to the widening of Hickman Mills Drive in Kansas City, Missouri, Jackson County, Council District 6; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $1,629,458.40 upon execution of the agreement; directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

080116
Authorizing a $19,120.00 Amendment No. 1 with HDR Engineering, Inc., for additional design services for Project No. 89003453; authorizing the City Manager to expend $19,120.00 from previously appropriated funds for the project; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
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