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Last Published: 12/27/2012 8:25:58 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:10 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, MICHAEL BROOKS, SCOTT TAYLOR
Excused:2 - RUSS JOHNSON, JOHN SHARP
 

121058
RESOLUTION - Honoring and recognizing Ms. Annie Brown on the occasion of her retirement after 27 years of dedicated service with the Kansas City, Missouri Municipal Court.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

121059
RESOLUTION - Honoring Eugene Graves on his retirement after 26 years of dedicated service to the City of Kansas City, Missouri, as an employee of the Public Works Department.


Held on Docket (1/10/2013)

121071
RESOLUTION - Honoring Sharon Sumner for her dedication/volunteer work with the Shoal Creek Association and the Parks and Recreation Department.


Adopted

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

121075
RESOLUTION - Honoring Edward Turner for his heroism on December 9, 2012.


Adopted

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

121061
COMMUNICATION - December 2012-accepting eight (8) general warranty deeds, one (1) trustee’s deed, nineteen (19) temporary easements, and 3 permanent easements in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

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

121074
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E41553-E41555


Received And Filed

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

120959
RESOLUTION - Approving the Municipal Farm Sustainable Reuse Plan as a guide for the future development and public investment within the area bounded generally by the Blue River and Raytown Road on the north; Ozark Road on the east and south; and the Blue River on the west. (699-S)


Adopted

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

121013
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Expressing support for the use of sale-leasebacks by the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority, and Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, for the purposes of promoting economic development and eliminating and preventing blight.


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

121030
RESOLUTION - Amending the 2010 One Year Action Plan and authorizing submittal of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for its consideration in order to permit a new activity to be funded and amend the budget for the Neighborhood Stabilization Program-3 funding received under the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.


Adopted

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

121069
RESOLUTION - Expressing the Mayor and Council’s support for the President and the Congress of the United States to reauthorize the Federal Assault Weapons Ban,


Adopted

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

081129
Approving and designating Shoal Creek Parkway Redevelopment Project Z of the Shoal Creek Parkway Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Passed

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

121012
(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 increases the starting pay for the hourly non-exempt M- classifications and changes the pay grade for the Budget Officer job classification.


Passed as Substituted

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

121017
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, Article XIV by repealing Section 2-1952, Pooled Investment Portfolio Interest Earnings Allocation Policy, and Section 2-1970, Non-Recurring Revenue Policy, and enacting in lieu thereof a new Section 2-1970 that establishes a City revenue policy.


Councilmember Marcason Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Brooks
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Passed as Substituted and Amended

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move 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: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

121031
Approving the plat of Augustine S. Cameron Place, 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. (SD1440)


Passed

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

121040
Authorizing the Director of the General Services or Water Services Department to enter into a contract with Hansen Information Technologies for Hansen Software Purchase and Implementation Services-Hansen V8 for approximately $460,018.00; and authorizing the Director of the Water Services Department to expend approximately $480,018.00.


Passed

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

120121
Terminating Redevelopment Projects 1 and 4 in the West Edge Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Passed

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

120915
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 88, Zoning and Development Code, Section 88-810-992, Nonconforming Sign, Routine Maintenance, to allow the replacement of digital signfaces.


Passed as Substituted

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

120939
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 88, Zoning and Development Code, to revise the notice and procedural requirements for rezoning, text amendments, development plan review, site plan review, special use permits, and other related provisions.


Passed as Substituted

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

121018
Authorizing condemnation and taking private property interests in fee simple for public use; receiving evidence of economic and social blight; making a determination of economic and social blight; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations by the City Planning and Development Department; consenting to the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney on behalf of the City; and authorizing the City Clerk to cause this ordinance to be recorded in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.


Passed

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

121028
Estimating revenue in the amount of $34,411.42 in the Special Business District Fund; appropriating $34,411.42 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance to the Westport Special Business District Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

121029
Approving the petition to establish the Plaza East Community Improvement District; establishing the Plaza East Community Improvement District generally located from Paseo Boulevard on the east to Troost Avenue on the west and Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard on the north to Volker Boulevard on the south in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; recognizing that the area within the District has previously been determined blighted; determining that certain actions are reasonably anticipated to remediate blighting conditions and will serve a public purpose; requiring the annual submission of certain records; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the Plaza East Community Improvement District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Passed

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

121039
Authorizing the City Manager to execute certain documents with the Tax Increment Financing Commission, AI Redevelopment Corporation and Aldi Inc. (Kansas), related to the acquisition of property in connection with the 39th & Prospect TIF Plan.


Passed

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

121042
Approving the sale of property at 5005 Swope Parkway; authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a deed; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance with the Recorder of Deeds for Jackson County, Missouri.


Passed

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

121035
Approving Change Order No. 1 with J. M. Fahey Construction Company for Asphalt and Concrete Restoration; and authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend approximately $1,900,000.00.


Passed

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

121036
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a contract with Pyramid Excavation and Construction, Inc., for the Design-Build Water Main Relocations along Holmes Road project; authorizing the expenditure of approximately $1,350,000.00; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

121037
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a contract with Black and Veatch Corporation for the Arrowhead Transmission Main – Phase 3 project; and authorizing the expenditure of approximately $1,014,000.00.


Passed

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

121038
Estimating revenues in the amount of $6,840,000.00 in the Water Fund and appropriating the same; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

121041
Authorizing the Director of Aviation to Execute a Settlement Agreement with BBA U.S. Holdings, Inc. and Executive Beechcraft, Inc. settling a lawsuit related to BBA’s purchase of Executive Beechcraft.


Passed

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

121056
Estimating and appropriating revenue in the amount of $6,698,100.00 in the Capital Improvement Fund; authorizing a contract with Radmacher Brothers Excavating Company, Inc., for approximately $5,512,000.00 for the Street Improvements on North Brighton from Missouri Highway 210 to Parvin Road project; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Circo Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the Charter requirement for reading of the ordinance on three separate days be waived for the ordinance on today’s docket listed as “Second Reading” and that it be placed on the docket next week for third reading.
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

121043
(Sub.)
Calling an election on April 2, 2013, for the purpose of asking voters to remove all existing exemptions from the existing hotel/motel convention and tourism tax, except for the exemption of the United States government and its agencies under federal law, in order to provide additional funds for the promotion of convention and tourism business for the City; directing the City Clerk to provide notice of the election; directing the City Clerk to notify the Missouri Director of Revenue if the proposal is approved by the voters; amending Section 68-564, Code of Ordinances to eliminate the exemptions for previously exempt groups; and recognizing an emergency.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted
 
 Councilmember Circo Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move 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: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

121066
Releasing and abating a certain special tax assessment issued by the City upon property owned by Swope Community Builders at 3200 Brighton Avenue.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

121072
Providing for submission to the qualified voters of the City for their approval at an election called for Tuesday, April 2, 2013, the question of renewing the ad valorem tax levy for a period of nine years for ambulance services, emergency medical services, hospital and public health purposes at the current level of twenty-two cents ($.22) per one hundred dollars ($100.00) assessed valuation on real and tangible personal property within the City; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of this election; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

121062
Authorizing acceptance of a $50,000.00 grant from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City; estimating revenue in the amount of $50,000.00; appropriating it to the Active Living KC account in the Capital Improvements Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

121065
Accepting and approving a $57,000.00 contract amendment with Kansas City Free Health Clinic to provide HIV Testing and Referral Services in the Kansas City area; and declaring an emergency


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

121073
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to amend and extend a contract with Truman Medical Center to provide mental health services to inmates participating in the Bridges Program.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

121077
RESOLUTION - Approving the 2013 One Year Action Plan (“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.


Referred to PZ&ED Committee and Neighborhood Committee

121064
Estimating revenue in the amount of $29,719.52 in the Special Business District Fund; appropriating $29,719.52 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance to the Union Hill Special Business District Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

121067
Vacating the north/south alley east of Holly Street from W. 47th Street north to its terminus, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1669-V)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

121068
Rezoning an area of approximately 106 acres generally located at the southeast corner of N.W. 104th Street and N. Amity Avenue from District M 2-3 to District KCIA. (13543-P-6)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

121076
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary Chapter 80 development plan in District B4-5 on approximately 9 acres generally located at the northwest corner of Bannister Road and Pryor Road (14400 E. Bannister Road) to allow for 144 multi-family residential units and up to 10,000 sq. ft. of commercial uses or 24 additional multi-family residential uses. (9282-P-3)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

121032
Authorizing acceptance of an $117,250.00 grant from the Missouri Department of Transportation; estimating revenue in the amount of $117,250.00; appropriating that amount to the Share the Road Safety Education account in the Capital Improvements Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

121063
Authorizing condemnation, taking private property in fee simple for Project No. 89002672, the Swope Park Industrial Area Flood Damage Reduction Project located within an area bounded by 75th Street Terrace on the north, 77th Street on the south, the Union Pacific Railroad on the west, and Blue River Road on the east, all in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations and purchase by the Water Services 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.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

121070
Amending the KCIA Area Plan, Kansas City International Airport, by changing the recommended land use on about 106 acres generally located at the southeast corner of N.W. 104th Street and N. Amity Avenue from commercial/industrial and open space/buffer to KCIA. (247-S-118)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

121078
Authorizing the City Manager’s Office to execute a contract with the Mid-America Regional Council to fund for additional planning and coordination services for the Green Impact Zone in an amount not to exceed $550,000.00; adjusting appropriations in the Motor Fuel Tax Fund, General Fund and Capital Improvements Sales Tax Fund.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
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