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Last Published: 5/8/2015 2:33:38 PM
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, COKETHEA HILL, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Excused:1 - CINDY CIRCO
 

150337
RESOLUTION - Declaring May 3-9, 2015, as National Drinking Water Week in Kansas City.


Adopted

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

150341
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the 6th Annual Community Guardian Awards in celebration of the 83rd Birthday of Alvin Brooks and honoring leaders committed to the safety of families.


Adopted

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

150346
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Justine Petersen on receiving the Jody Raskind Award from the U.S. Small Business Administration.


Adopted

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

150338
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 62769 Through 62793


Received And Filed

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

150339
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council from the City Manager regarding the Requests for Expenditure of Funds. Staff has accepted no funding requests for the month of April, 2015.


Received And Filed

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

150352
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from a Committee of Petitioners that filed in the office a petition entitled: Petition for Initiative to Establish a Living Wage in the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Curls) 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 “Committee Advances” and that these ordinances be advanced for final reading and consideration at this time, excluding 150336.
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150263
(Sub.)
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Siemens Industry, Inc., Claim No. T1415-0862SS.


Passed as Substituted

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

150325
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a lease agreement with Kansas City Missouri Community Development CDE, for the lease of City-owned property at the Robert J. Mohart Multi-Purpose Focus Center.


Passed

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

150336
Appropriating $975,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund; approving and authorizing settlement of claims made under the Fair Labor Standards Act related to overtime pay for paramedics and emergency medical technicians who were not part of the class involved in the lawsuit entitled Marissa Hermsen, et al. v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 11-0753-CV-W-BP; recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

150320
Approving City Trust resolution that amends the Dutton Brookfield Memorial Bronco Buster Statue Fund that will allow $250,000.00 to be used towards improvements of Barney Allis Plaza that surrounds the Bronco Buster statute.


Passed

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

150190
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 46, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Noise Control” by repealing it in its entirety and enacting in lieu thereof a new Chapter 46 entitled “Noise Code” of like subject matter, consisting of Sections 46-1 through 46-42.


Passed

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

150333
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Health to enter into contracts with area health centers, along with Children's Mercy Hospital, and Truman Medical Center to provide primary health care services for indigent residents in Kansas City, Missouri; and declaring this ordinance as an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

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

150292
Determining that the Chouteau I-35 Tax Increment Financing Plan is making satisfactory progress under the time schedule proposed within the plan for completion.


Passed

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

150326
Vacating all of Bridlespur Terrace as established by The Charter plat from the western line of Wornall Road to the east to its terminus at the southern property line of the plat; retaining a utility easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1703-V).


Passed

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

150327
Vacating right-of-way located at the northwest corner of Guinotte Avenue and N. Montgall, specifically Lot 7, Block 2 of Howard and Scott’s Subdivision; retaining a utility easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1695-V).


Passed

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

150328
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the Twelfth Amendment to the 11th Street Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Twelfth Amendment to the 11th Street Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Passed

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

150329
Approving an amendment to the Chapter 353 Sixth Supplemental Contract by and between Eighteenth and Vine Redevelopment Corporation and the City of Kansas City, Missouri; excluding certain property owned by the City from the Sixth Supplemental Contract and extinguishing all master development rights of Eighteenth and Vine Redevelopment Corporation over such property of the City; authorizing the Director of Finance to execute an amendment to the Sixth Supplemental Contract; and authorizing a below minimum bid sale to the Gem Theater Cultural and Performing Arts Center, Inc.


Passed

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

150334
Approving an amendment to a previously approved Development Plan in District MPD on approximately 28 acres generally located on the north side of N.E. Barry Road, on both sides of N. Mersington Avenue, to allow for the deletion of approximately 14.12 acres (36 single family lots) from the current approved plan. (11980-CUP-8)


Passed

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

150335
Rezoning a 93 acre tract of land, generally located on the west side of N. Brighton Avenue, approximately 1,300 feet north of N.E. Barry Road, from Districts MPD and R-80 to District R-7.5, and approving a development plan in District R-7.5 to allow for 159 single family lots and 12 Tracts. (14549-P & 14549-P-1).


Passed

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

150321
Authorizing a contract for approximately $3,700,000.00 with J.M. Fahey Construction Company for the resurfacing of various streets generally between the Missouri River and South City Limits; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

150322
Authorizing a contract for approximately $2,220,000.00 with Ideker, Inc. for the resurfacing of various streets generally between the Missouri River and North City Limits; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

150324
Estimating revenues in the amount of $828,000.00 in the Public Works Reimbursable Fund; appropriating that amount to special projects maintenance accounts; authorizing an agreement with Black and McDonald for streetlight and traffic signal repair and maintenance for approximately $5,606,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Johnson (Second by Curls) 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: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150351
Authorizing a $2,421,000.00 contract with Gunter Construction for the ADA Facility Improvements projects; estimating revenue and appropriating approximately $2,800,000.00 in the Series 2015B Bond Fund; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts and transfer funds; declaring intent to reimburse from bond proceeds; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150343
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to enter into a cooperative grant funding agreement with the Missouri Department of Transportation for the Little Blue Trace Trail South Bridge Connector Project in the amount of $500,000.00 in federal funds; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

150342
Approving the Block 140 Chapter 353 Development Plan on the southern half of a tract of land generally bound by E. Fourteenth Street on the north, Grand Boulevard on the east, Truman Road on the south, and Walnut Street on the west, all in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; reaffirming and declaring the area included in such plan to be a blighted area; authorizing certain tax abatements and providing for the payment of certain payments in lieu of tax; authorizing the execution of certain agreements in connection with the foregoing; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150344
Approving the plat of Columbus Park Phase 1, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; vacating a portion of streets and a portion of various alleys; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1416A)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150345
Approving the plat of Kansas City Power and Light Southeast Campus, 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. (SD1415B)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150347
Rezoning an area of approximately 0.202 acres generally located at the southeast corner of E. 5th Street and Troost Avenue from District B 3-2 to District UR, and approving a development plan for a photography studio. (14543-UR)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150350
Amending Chapter 88, Zoning and Development Code, by amending Section 88-405-04 and creating a new Section 88-408 titled Parkland Dedication, and repealing Section 88-417, to clarify the provisions regarding parkland dedication. (254-S-302)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150348
Authorizing the Director of Aviation to execute a $310,000.00 financial services agreement with Unison Consulting, Inc.; and authorizing the expenditure of previously appropriated funds.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

150349
Authorizing the Director of Aviation to execute a Second Amendment to the Lease and Concession Agreement with Host Hotels & Resorts, L.P. at Kansas City International Airport.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
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