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Last Published: 1/25/2008 2:34:49 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - BILL SKAGGS
Present:11 - DEB HERMANN, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, BETH GOTTSTEIN, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, TERRY RILEY, CATHY JOLLY, JOHN SHARP
Excused:1 - MARK FUNKHOUSER
 

080076
RESOLUTION - Declaring the existence of the Kansas City Neighborhood Advisory Council and affirming the City’s intent to recognize the capacity of the Kansas City Neighborhood Advisory Council as an official advisory body.


Adopted

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

080078
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 59783 through 59812


Received And Filed

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

080087
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council regarding a certificate of receipt of a Petition for Referendum on Ordinance No. 071297.


Received And Filed

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

080088
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council regarding a Certificate of Insufficiency of a petition for Referendum on Ordinance 071297.


Received And Filed

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

080047
Approving the plat of Oakview-Second Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1064B)


Passed

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

080050
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a workers' compensation benefit filed by Michael Taylor for injuries resulting from an accident on September 17, 2006, while employed by the City.


Passed

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

080052
(Sub.)
Appropriating the amount of $317,000.00 in the Fire Sales Tax Fund and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

080051
Condemning and taking private property in fee simple for public purposes of widening and improving E 87th Street, from approximately Denver Avenue to Newton Avenue, and acquiring additional land and easements for: right of way, storm drainage, retaining wall, and grading, and for temporary easements 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 Jackson County, Missouri.


Passed

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

080054
Authorizing a $373,978.00 agreement with Olsson Associates for design professional engineering services for Project No. 89005537, Colorado Avenue Bridge - Lower Blue Parkway Bridge Over Blue River; authorizing the City Manager to expend $373,978.00 from previously appropriated funds for the project; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
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: 080059 080068 080034 (3rd sub) 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, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

080059
Appropriating funds in the amount of $527,702.00 in the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund; authorizing a $527,702.00 increase in the contingency of a contract for Project No. 89000930, New Police Academy, with Kraus Anderson Inc. for additional work under the contract; designating the City Manager as requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

080068
Authorizing the City Attorney to execute an amendment to a contract with Kamlet Shepherd & Reichert, LLP. for legal services connected to the possible purchase of Aquila by Great Plains Energy and the negotiation of a new franchise with Aquila, and potentially KCPL, to provide electric service within the City in an amount not to exceed $400,000.00; estimating revenue and appropriating revenue in the amount of $400,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

080034
(Sub.)
Enacting a new Section 68-475, continuing a 3/8% city sales tax for a period of 15 years for the purposes of developing, operating, maintaining, equipping and improving a bus transit system by the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority for Kansas City, Missouri, pursuant to Sections 94.600 through 94.655, RSMo.; providing for submission of this ordinance to the qualified voters of the City for their approval at a special election called for April 8, 2008, authorizing and directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of this election; authorizing and directing the City Clerk to notify the Missouri Director of Revenue if the proposal is approved by the voters; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure.


Councilmember Ford Move to Amend
3rd sub as amended
Seconded by Councilmember Sharp
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0


Passed As Third Substitute and Amended

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Johnson 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 4-5 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
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)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

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)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

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)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

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)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

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)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

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)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

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.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

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


Add to Consent Docket

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.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Johnson 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 6-8 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, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

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)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080082
Vacating N. Potter Avenue north of N.E. 98th Terrace, Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1582-V)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080083
Vacating Grove Street between 18th Street and 19th Street, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, retaining a utility easement, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1583-V)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

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.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080089
Declaring an area of about 400 acres generally bounded by the Missouri River on the north, Interstate 29/35 on the east, I-70 on the south and Missouri Highway 9 on the west as blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law and approving the Sixth Amendment to the Columbus Park Urban Renewal Plan.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080084
Authorizing acceptance of a $477,541.00 grant award with the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, to provide funding to support a Community Justice Program and targeting violence prevention and reduction initiatives for the City of Kansas City, Missouri,and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

080085
Authorizing the Directors of the Neighborhood and Community Services Department and the Fire Department to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with Jackson County, Missouri, to participate in the County's Drug Abatement Response Team (DART) Program; authorizing the Director of the Finance Department to accept funds in the amount of $41,000.00 from the Interdisciplinary Task Force Grant for this purpose; and directing the City Clerk to file the agreement with the appropriate offices.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

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.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

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.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

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.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

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.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

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.


Referred to Housing Committee
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move To Introduce

080092
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.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
 
 Councilmember Gottstein Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

080093
 Repealing Ordinance No. 071289 that approved the plat of Loose Park Condominium and enacting a new ordinance that approves the plat of Loose Park Place Condominium, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute or accept certain agreements; authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents; and declaring an emergency. (SD1370)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Riley Move To Introduce

080094
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Auditor to conduct an audit of the finances and functions of the Global Trade Commission.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
 
 Councilmember Ford Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

080095
Approving and authorizing final settlement of claims by Jimmy and Sophia Lin, Claim Nos. T0708-0502B and T0708-0502G.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Ford Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 8 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Circo, Riley, Sharp
Nays: 4 - Skaggs, Gottstein, Marcason, Jolly

080096
Amending Chapter 34, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Article XII, Smoking prohibited in enclosed places of employment and public places, consisting of Sections 34-471 through 34-481 and enacting in lieu thereof a new Article XII entitled "Prohibitions on smoking in enclosed places of employment, public places and public sidewalks abutting acute care hospital property lines," consisting of Sections 34-471 through 34-480, prohibiting smoking in enclosed places of employment, enclosed public places, including the Truman Sports Complex, and public sidewalks abutting acute care hospital property lines; and establishing penalties for noncompliance.


Passed

Ayes: 8 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Circo, Riley, Sharp
Nays: 4 - Skaggs, Gottstein, Marcason, Jolly
 
 Councilmember Ford Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

080097
Repealing Committee Substitute for Ordinance Number 080036, As Amended, that would send to the voters an ordinance prohibiting smoking in enclosed places of employment, public places and public sidewalks abutting acute care hospital property lines.


Passed

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