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Last Published: 5/9/2014 10:38:05 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, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Excused:2 - JERMAINE REED, MICHAEL BROOKS
 

140359
RESOLUTION - Declaring May 4-10, 2014, as National Drinking Water Week in Kansas City.


Adopted

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

140379
RESOLUTION - Declaring May 12-16, 2014, as Bike Week in Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

140361
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, 2014.


Received And Filed

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

140362
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Intent to accept the industrial Development contract proposal submitted by Centropolis on Grand, LLC for the redevelopment of the southeast corner of 5th Street and Grand Avenue in the River market PIEA in the 4th Council District.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140319
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the denial of the Truman Road Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Passed

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

140337
Approving an Industrial Development Plan for DST Systems, Inc. for the purpose of the expansion, renovation, improvement and equipping of an office industry consisting of a computer operation at the DST Systems, Inc. Data Center located at 7201 E. 64th Court; authorizing and approving various agreements for the purpose of setting forth covenants, agreements and obligations of the City and DST Systems, Inc.; authorizing the issuance of taxable industrial revenue bonds in a maximum aggregate principal amount not to exceed $110,000,000.00; authorizing and approving certain other documents; and authorizing certain other actions in connection with the issuance of said bonds.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Ford) 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.
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140351
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a lease agreement with Boys Grow Corporation, a Missouri non-profit corporation, for the lease of City-owned property generally located at 4725 Coal Mine Road.


Passed

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

140317
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into a contract with Legal Aid of Western Missouri in the amount of $414,743.00 for provision of certain legal services.


Passed

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

140284
Approving the Seventeenth Amendment to the Development Plan submitted by the Crown Center Redevelopment Corporation and authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a Seventeenth Supplemental Contract with the Crown Center Redevelopment Corporation. (116-S-14)


Passed

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

140330
Detaching from the City 27.965 acres generally located south of N.E. 76th Street and south of N. Spruce Avenue, at the eastern city limits of Gladstone, Missouri. (100-AN-12)


Passed

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

140331
Detaching from the City approximately 9.3 acres generally located on the south side of N.W. 78th Street between N. Broadway Avenue on the west and N. Main Street on the east, upon the annexation of said property by the City of Gladstone, Missouri. (100-AN-11)


Passed

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

140350
Authorizing a $600,000.00 plus contingency Amendment No. 5 with Burns and McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc. for the Aviation Facilities Development at KCI Airport; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Circo (Second by Davis) 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 “Second Readings” and that they be placed on the docket next week for final reading.
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140354
Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute a one year term and supply contract with Central Salt LLC, to provide deicing rock salt for city facilities and city roads; and authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to amend the contract and exercise up to four one-year renewals of the contract.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

140357
Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to enter into a 5-year contract with Town and Country Disposal of Western Missouri, Inc., for residential curbside collection and processing of materials for City residents.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

140348
Amending Article VII, entitled Sales Taxes, of Chapter 68, Code of Ordinances, entitled Taxation, by repealing Section 68-444 relating to the Fire Sales Tax and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter extending the imposition of the 1/4% city sales tax for the operation of the Fire Department, pursuant to Section 321.242, Revised Statutes of Missouri, for a period of 20 years; providing for submission of this ordinance to the qualified voters of the City for their approval at a special election called for Tuesday, August 5, 2014; 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; endorsing the new Fire Department strategic plan and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Circo (Second by Glover) 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, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140360
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Travelers Insurance as subrogee for Embassy Properties, Claim No. T1213-0901A.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140365
RESOLUTION - Amending the Westport Area Plan for an approximately 0.85 acre tract of land generally located at 3720 and 3728 Gillham Road by changing the recommended land use on the Future Land Use Map from one/two family residential to multi-family residential, medium density. (132-S-40)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140366
RESOLUTION - Amending the Main Street Corridor Plan for an approximately 0.85 acre tract of land generally located at 3720 and 3728 Gillham Road by changing the recommended land use on the Future Land Use Map from single family residential to medium density residential. (581-S-9).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140367
Rezoning a 0.85 acre tract of land generally located at 3720 and 3728 Gillham Road, from District R-6 (Residential dash 6) to District R-1.5. (13802-P-1)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140368
Approving an Industrial Development Plan for Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc. (the “Company”) for the purpose of expanding, acquiring and constructing an office industry consisting of a national headquarters project located at the corner of Ward Parkway and Wornall Road; authorizing and approving various agreements for the purpose of setting forth covenants, agreements and obligations of the City, the Company and 9400 Wornall, LLC (the “Lessee”); authorizing the issuance of taxable industrial revenue bonds in two series in a maximum aggregate principal amount not to exceed $121,500,000.00; authorizing and approving certain other documents; and authorizing certain other actions in connection with the issuance of said bonds.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140372
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Bannister & Wornall Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Bannister & Wornall Tax Increment Financing Plan; designating a Redevelopment Area; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140373
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area A of the Bannister & Wornall Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project; adopting tax increment financing therefor; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140374
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area B of the Bannister & Wornall Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project; adopting tax increment financing therefor; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140375
Adopting a scoring system for the purpose of ranking economic development projects and determining the level of incentives to be offered.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140381
Establishing the streetcar station place location names for the Downtown Streetcar system.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140378
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into contracts up to $200,000.00 with various organizations to provide domestic violence shelter assistance from funds appropriated in the Domestic Violence Shelter Operation Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

140363
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to execute a Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission Surface Transportation Program (STP)-Urban Program Agreement between the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) and the City of Kansas City, Missouri for construction of Blue River Trails from Swope Park to Brush Creek.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140364
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to execute a Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission Transportation Enhancement Funds Program Agreement between the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) and the City of Kansas City, Missouri for construction of Blue River Trails from Brush Creek to Stadium Drive.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140369
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to execute a Project Partnership Agreement between the Department of the Army and the City of Kansas City, Missouri for the East Bottoms Levee Reconstruction Project related to the Kansas City Levees Project; and authorizing expenditure of $1,704,100.00 for the City's share of the Agreement.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140370
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into an approximately $3,700,000.00 contract with Radmacher Brothers Excavating Company, Inc. for the Universal Avenue Storm Sewer Improvements – Phase 1 – Stillwell Storm Sewer Improvements project; estimating revenue in the amount of $9,726,507.00 in the Stormwater Fund; appropriating $9,726,507.00 from the Stormwater Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140371
Approving the issuance by the City of Kansas City Missouri of its special obligation bond anticipation bonds (the “Series 2014D Bonds”), to finance preliminary work related to the Streetcar System Expansion Project in the aggregate principal amount not to exceed $10,075,500.00; approving and authorizing certain documents and actions relating to the issuance of the Series 2014D Bonds; estimating and appropriating revenues in the amount of $10,075,500.00 in Fund No. 3432, the 2014D Special Obligation Bond Anticipation Bond Fund; designating requisitioning authority; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts; declaring the City’s intent to reimburse itself from bond proceeds; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140376
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into an approximately $6,700,000.00 contract with Foley Company for the Waldo Pump Station and Reservoir Rehabilitation project.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140377
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a $740,700.00 Amendment to the Cooperative Agreement with Jackson County, Missouri for the Design and Construction of Water Main Relocations and Upgrades in Association with Improvements to Lee’s Summit Road from Anderson Drive to U.S. 40 Highway.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140380
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into an approximately $3,500,000.00 contract with Mega Industries Corporation for the Swope Campus Parking Lot and Sustainable Stormwater Improvements project; and authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend approximately $3,820,000 to satisfy the cost of the project.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Marcason Move To Introduce

140382
Directing the City Manager to engage in an appropriate planning process, including outreach to business owners, to provide information to the Mayor and City Council for the prioritization of needs in the West Bottoms, including future use of the American Royal and Kemper Arena.


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

140383
RESOLUTION - Establishing the City’s project priorities for potential new state transportation revenues in Missouri.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Davis Move To Introduce

140384
Amending Chapter 76, Article II, Taxicab Code, and enacting a new section which will prohibit certain arrangements for passenger pickups by any permit holder under this chapter.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Wagner Move To Introduce

140385
Amending Section 76-32, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Definitions”, by including within the definition of “livery vehicle” in the taxicab code trips where the driver of the vehicle expects to receive compensation in the form of a fixed charge or donation, and not simply a fixed charge, and declaring an emergency.


Councilmember Wagner (Second by Circo) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the Charter requirement for the reading of ordinances on three separate days be waived and this ordinance be advanced for final consideration today.
Seconded by Councilmember Circo
Ayes: 9 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 2 - Ford, Sharp


Called for Question
Johnson called for the question-Seconded by Circo
Ayes: 9 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 2 - Ford, Sharp


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 1 - Ford
 
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