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Last Published: 10/1/2010 8:57:38 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - MARK FUNKHOUSER
Present:11 - DEB HERMANN, BILL SKAGGS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, TERRY RILEY, CATHY JOLLY, JOHN SHARP
Excused:1 - BETH GOTTSTEIN
 

100807
RESOLUTION - Honoring Reverend Dr. Samuel E. Mann on his retirement of 40 years of service to St. Mark Union Church and recognizing his many contributions towards the entire Kansas City community.


Councilmember Curls Move To Hold On Docket

Seconded by Councilmember Sanders Brooks


Held on Docket (10/7/2010)

100821
RESOLUTION - Honoring Monique Madison for her heroic efforts on September 10, 2010.


Adopted

100822
RESOLUTION - Honoring Reverend John “Modest” Miles.


Adopted

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

100823
RESOLUTION - Declaring Jeanette Richard Miles to be the "First Lady of Kansas City" for the month of October, 2010.


Adopted

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

100824
RESOLUTION - Declaring Reverend John “Modest” Miles and Jeanette Richard Miles to be a "First Couple of Kansas City" for the month of October, 2010.


Adopted

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

100826
RESOLUTION - Declaring the month of October 2010 to be Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Kansas City, Missouri; declaring Friday, October 8, 2010, as National Lee Denim Day; and recognizing the City Council’s Fourth Annual Benefit for The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.


Adopted

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

100800
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulations E41090-E41098


Received And Filed

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

100806
COMMUNICATION - July 2010 Accepting various easements and deeds in Platte County, Missouri and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance.


Received And Filed

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

100809
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulations E41099-E41105


Received And Filed

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

100810
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulations E41106-E41107 rev


Received And Filed

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

100811
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulations E41108-E41109


Received And Filed

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

100834
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from the Human Resources Department regarding the Cost Statement Regarding MAST Employees entering the Employees' Retirement System.


Received And Filed

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

100744
Approving the easement release within the Final Plat of Riverstone Apartments First Plat in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents.


Passed

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

100745
Approving the plat of Destiny Towers, 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. (SD1400)


Passed

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

100764
Authorizing an Amended and Restated Lease and Fueling Agreement with Hangar Ten, LLC at the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport.


Passed

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

100765
Reducing and increasing appropriations in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $200,000.00 for the Main Street, 31st to 44th Street project.


Passed

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

100768
Authorizing the execution of a fifty year Grant of Easement to Kansas City Power & Light at the Kansas City International Airport.


Passed

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

100705
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Sixth Amendment to the North Oak Tax Increment Financing Plan; and approving the Sixth Amendment to the North Oak Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Passed

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

100706
Appropriating $37,208.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund for dumpster and trash removal services.


Passed

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

100712
Reducing and increasing appropriations in the General Fund for Fire Station Operations and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

100774
Approving the Second Amendment to the 45th Street Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Passed

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

100395
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 88, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new Section 88-620, Fees, which establishes fees for applications under the Zoning and Development Code.


Passed as Substituted

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

100688
RESOLUTION - Approving the Vine Street District Economic Development Plan as the City’s redevelopment strategy for the Vine Street District for an area generally bounded by 9th Street on north, 29th Street on the south, Prospect Avenue on the east, and Troost Avenue on the west. (682-S)


Adopted

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

100719
Terminating the Baughman Road Urban Renewal Plan for that area of approximately 5.530 acres generally located at the southwest corner of N.W. Barry Road and N. Platte Purchase Drive, and consenting to the termination of the plan and the release of the land use restrictions within the plan; and directing the City Clerk to record documents as necessary.


Passed

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

100751
(Sub.)
Approving the "353" Development Plan submitted by the Lucas Place Lofts Redevelopment Corporation for the property located at 323 W. 8th Street, which is generally located on the south side of 8th Street between the vacated May Street and Central Street; declaring the area included in such plan to be a blighted area and its redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals and welfare; authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a contract with the Lucas Place Lofts Redevelopment Corporation; authorizing certain tax abatement within the plan area; and granting Lucas Place Lofts Redevelopment Corporation all of the rights, powers and immunities provided by law for use by an urban redevelopment corporation.


Passed as Substituted

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

100617
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-934, Activity Criteria, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter.


Passed as Substituted

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

100753
Authorizing the Administrator of the Municipal Court to enter into a contract with Legal Aid of Western Missouri in the amount of $883,732.00 to provide legal representation to indigent residents of Kansas City, Missouri; and increasing appropriations in the amount of $47,600.00.


Passed

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

100754
Authorizing the Administrator of the Municipal Court to enter into a contract with Legal Aid of Western Missouri in the amount of $47,600.00 to provide legal representation to indigent defendants with mental health problems through the Mental Health Court; and appropriating funds for the same amount.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: There are no consent items this week. ADVANCE DEBATES: 1. 100785 2. 100786 3. 100788 4. 100793 5. 100794 ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

100792
Reducing and increasing appropriations in the amount of $43,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund for a project in the Sixth Council District.


Passed

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

100785
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Rebecca Hanson v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1016-CV05940.


Passed

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

100786
Authorizing a contract not to exceed $3,000,000.00 with the Mid-America Regional Council to support and promote the EnergyWorks KC initiative and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $3,000,000.00 made available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program.


Passed

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

100788
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a multi-party grant agreement with the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration, to receive federal funding of the TIGER grant for the Green Impact Zone; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a cooperative agreement with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority for the same grant; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

100793
Approving a $1,118,317.00 Amendment No. 4 with URS Corporation for Contract No. 991, Project No. 81000537, Middle Blue River Basin Green Solutions Pilot Project; authorizing the Director of Water Services to charge up to $370,000.00 for estimated project management costs for the entire project; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $1,118,317.00 for this amendment; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Councilmember Riley Move To Hold On Docket

Seconded by Councilmember Sharp
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0


Held on Docket (10/7/2010)

100794
Authorizing a $416,900.00 Amendment No. 2 to an agreement with Shafer, Kline and Warren, Inc., for additional design professional services for Project No. 89008091; and authorizing the City Manager to expend $416,900.00 from previously appropriated funds for the contract.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Ford Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF THE ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON SECOND READING ON PAGE 8 TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

100795
Reducing the Contingent Appropriation in the General Fund by $570,095.00; appropriating it to the Storm Debris Cleanup account in the General Fund to cover the cost of storm damage resulting from the June and July, 2010 flash floods and storms; and designating requisitioning authority.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

100801
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Authorizing the City Manager to solicit requests for information for the purpose of examining the feasibility and benefits of a long-term service agreement for the management of various assets of the City of Kansas City.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

100798
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a Cooperative Agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission; estimating revenue in the Capital Improvements Sales Tax Fund; and appropriating $95,000.00 for the design of the Route 152 Trail.


Add to Consent Docket
 
 Councilmember Ford Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENT FOR READING OF ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS BE WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON FIRST READING ON PAGES 9-11 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

100805
Authorizing the Fire Chief to enter into 12-month agreements with the jurisdictions listed below to provide services.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

100825
Amending Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 011393, which approved the River Market Redevelopment Project 14 of the River Market Tax Increment Financing Plan, designated the area described by Redevelopment Project 14 as a “Redevelopment Project Area” and adopted tax increment financing therein, by correcting certain scrivener’s errors in the legal description.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

100827
Authorizing the City Manager to execute on behalf of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, agreements with Harris Corporation, providing for the purchase of equipment, parts and services for the City’s radio communication system.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

100828
Authorizing the City Manager to execute on behalf of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, an agreement with Communications International, Inc., providing for the installation of software, microwave work and related services for the City’s radio communication system.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

100814
Estimating and appropriating $55,454.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Union Hill Business District Fund to repair existing brick monuments.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

100815
Approving the refunding of certain bonds previously issued by The Industrial Development Authority of the City of Kansas City, Missouri and the issuance of refunding bonds in a fixed interest rate mode and the termination of swap agreements entered into by such Issuer relating to such bonds; approving and authorizing certain documents and actions relating to the refunding of bonds and termination of swap agreements relating to such bonds; and approving the amendment of certain documents and agreements to effect the removal of certain property from the South Loop Downtown Economic Stimulus Plan.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

100829
Amending Section 43-2 to revise the definition of short term loan establishments.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

100808
Estimating revenue and appropriating $100,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance in the General Fund for the new Tire Dealer Registration program.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

100812
Authorizing a one-year $985,960.00 contract with SAVE, Inc., to provide housing assistance for low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

100813
Accepting and approving a one year $39,000.00 grant from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide services for the Women's Infant and Children's supplemental food program (WIC); and increasing revenue and appropriations in the amount of $18,938.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

100817
Accepting a $48,520.48 Domestic Violence Victim Assistance SSVF II Grant from the Missouri Department of Public Safety; and estimating and appropriating a total of $48,520.48 in the Domestic Violence Victim Assistance Fund.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

100818
Accepting a $44,671.40, 2010 State Services to Victims Grant from the Missouri Department of Public Safety.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

100816
Authorizing the Director of City Development to execute a Covenant to Maintain Agreement for a Public Storm Water Detention and BMP Facility for the 18 Broadway project, in Jackson County, Missouri; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached agreement.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

100819
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to pursue specific projects for federal funds at the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) associated with the FY 2013 and 2014 Surface Transportation Program (STP) and Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation (Bridge) Program.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

100820
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute an amendment to the City-wide streetlight repair and maintenance contract with Black and McDonald to provide for three additional one-year contract renewal options.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

100830
Transferring appropriations between business units, reducing certain appropriations in the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund; authorizing a $25,696,000.00 contract with Titan Construction Organization, Inc. for Project No. 07000162, The Kansas City Police Department South Patrol Division & Special Operations Division (SPD/SOD); authorizing the City Manager to amend and increase this contract by up to $2,600,000.00; authorizing the City Manager to expend $28,296,000.00 for the contract; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

100831
Transferring appropriations between business units, reducing certain appropriations in the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund; authorizing a $1,250,000.00 contract with Helix Architectural + Design Corporation. for Project No. 07000150, Police Headquarters Renovation; authorizing the City Manager to expend $1,250,000.00 for the project; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

100832
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to investigate noncompliance with the City’s regulations of taxicabs, to develop and implement any needed improved enforcement strategies and to establish a task force to assist with the development and implementation of any such strategies.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

100833
Granting to Missouri Gas Energy, a division of Southern Union Company, a Delaware corporation, a non-exclusive 10-year franchise to operate a natural gas distribution plant and system.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Riley Move To Introduce

100835
Reducing appropriations in the amount of $1,000,000.00 in the General Fund; appropriating $1,000,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund to the Green Impact Zone account in the General Fund; appropriating $1,000,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Capital Improvements Fund to various accounts in the Capital Improvements Fund; authorizing the Director of Finance to transfer expenditures to the Capital Improvements Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Ford Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

100836
Cancelling the City Council standing committee meetings, legislative and business session for the week of November 8, 2010, due to the Veterans Day holiday.


Councilmember Ford Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Johnson
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS
 
 CLOSED SESSION Closed Session/Litigation Item(s)* Closed Session/Legal Issue(s)** Closed Session/Personnel Issue(s)*** Closed Session/Real Estate Transaction(s)Closed Session/Employee/Labor Negotiation Item(s)***** *Litigation Item(s) may be discussed in a closed session pursuant to §610.021(1) RSMo. because it relates to legal action, causes of actions, or litigation. **Legal Issue(s) will be discussed in closed session pursuant to §610.021(1) RSMo because it relates to confidential and privileged communications between City Council and its attorneys. ***Personnel Issue(s) will be discussed in closed session pursuant to §610.021(3) RSMo because it relates to personnel matter. ****Real estate transaction(s) may be discussed pursuant to Sec. 610.021(2), RSMo. because public knowledge of the transaction(s) at this time might adversely affect the legal consideration therefor. *****Employee/Labor negotiation item(s) may be discussed in a closed session pursuant to §610.021(9) RSMo. because it relates to preparation for negotiations with employee groups.