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Last Published: 10/15/2012 1:37:01 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:10 - DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, MICHAEL BROOKS, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Out:1 - SCOTT WAGNER
Excused:1 - JERMAINE REED
 

120896
RESOLUTION - Recognizing Eugene Standifer, Jr., for his commitment to the citizens of Jackson County as the 2nd District Legislative Representative.


Adopted

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

120883
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor & City Council from the City Clerk regarding a petition to establish the Plaza East Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

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

120887
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 61522 Through 61536


Received And Filed

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

120888
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 61537 through 61547


Received And Filed

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

120878
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to cause specific projects to be submitted to the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) as applications for the Planning Sustainable Places Grant Program 2012.


Adopted as Substituted

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

120879
RESOLUTION - Stating the intention of the Mayor and City Council to adopt a long-term financial plan and provide for an annual review and update of the plan.


Adopted

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

120842
(Sub.)
Amending Chapters 14 and 50, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 14-1, Definitions, 14-17, Injuring, trapping or poisoning animals, and 14-48 Rescue of animals left in vehicle under dangerous weather conditions, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matters and enacting two new Sections 14-54, Chemical Spay/Neuter and 50-271, Lawful Trapping pertaining to animals and offenses.


Passed

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

120851
Accepting funds allocated by the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, FY 2012 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) in the amount of $578,423.00; estimating revenue in the amount of $578,423.00 in the Justice Assistance Grant Fund; appropriating it to the FY 2012 Justice Assistance Grant account in the Justice Assistance Grant Fund; transferring $101,474.00 to the Police Department’s KCPDU accounting unit; authorizing cooperative agreements with the Board of Police Commissioners ($101,474.00), the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office ($208,000.00); the City of Grandview ($12,000.00) and the City of Independence ($54,000.00); designating requisitioning authorities and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices.


Passed

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

120853
Amending Chapter 44, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 44-1, 44-3, 44-5, 44-8 and 44-9 relating to municipal corrections and enacting in lieu thereof five new sections of like number and subject.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason Move to Waive Charter Requirement
Honorable Mayor, 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 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120871
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a workers' compensation benefit filed by Roy Howard for injuries resulting from an accident on March 8, 2006, while employed by the City.


Passed

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

120833
Vacating Smalley Avenue from Winner Road to Independence Avenue, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; retaining a utility easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1609-V)


Passed

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

120834
Vacating the north-south and east-west alleys adjacent Block 2, Coates & Hopkins 2nd Addition, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; retaining a utility easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1661-V)


Passed

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

120866
(Sub.)
Reducing appropriations in the amount of $5,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount to the Street Preservation account; estimating revenue and appropriating funds in the amount of $5,000.00 to the Street Preservation account in the Capital Improvements Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

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

120849
Accepting supplemental funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to increase capitalization of the Kansas City Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund; estimating revenue and appropriating it in the amount of $1,609,348.00 in the Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund; and authorizing the Director of City Development to enter into an amended cooperative agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.


Passed

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

120864
Approving an increase in subgrant funds to Ivanhome, a Missouri non-profit corporation and authorizing the Director of City Development to enter into an amended subgrant agreement with Ivanhome, in a total amount not to exceed $473,535.00 to fund authorized abatement activities at the Horace Mann School building located at 2008 E. 39th Street, Kansas City, Missouri.


Passed

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

120880
Declaring certain real property surplus to the City’s needs and authorizing the Director of the General Services Department to convey certain parcels to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri (“LCRA”) and authorizing the execution of related documents to continue development of the Beacon Hill project.


Passed

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

120867
(Sub.)
Estimating certain revenues, reducing certain appropriations, reducing certain revenues and appropriating the sums of $6,150,000.00 for various bridge repairs and rehabilitations, $100,000.00 for downtown streetlight base replacement, $229,000.00 for repairs to Illus W. Davis Park and park maintenance, $50,000.00 for city-wide trail maintenance and $40,000.00 for Fire Station 39.


Passed as Substituted and Amended
Councilman Johnson: I move that Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 120867 be amended so that it reads as in the document entitled "Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 128867, As Amended," which has been distributed to all Council Members. This amendment removes a $100,000 appropriation form contingency for street light improvements.
Ayes: 11 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120877
Estimating $2,517,128.40 in the ARRA Stimulus Fund; appropriating that amount to the Green Impact Zone-Ivanhoe SE North account in the ARRA Stimulus Fund; authorizing a contract with Leath & Sons for approximately $2,180,000.00 for the Green Impact Zone-Ivanhoe SE North project; designating requisition authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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


Councilmember Circo Move to Waive Charter Requirement
Honorable Mayor, 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 third reading.
Seconded by Councilmember Brooks
Ayes: 11 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120876
Amending Chapter 56, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 56-541 and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter to require a 10% down payment for any installment payment plan on special assessments.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

120870
Approving the Sixth Amendment to the Civic Mall Tax Increment Financing Plan for purposes of terminating the designation of Redevelopment Project Area 67 and distributing surplus funds to the taxing jurisdictions.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Circo Move to Waive Charter Requirement
Honorable Mayor, 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 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120892
Authorizing the City Attorney to file Satisfactions of Judgment in the lawsuit styled City of Kansas City, Missouri v. Larabee Services, L.L.C., et al., Case No. 0516-CV08730 to 0516-CV08730-03 at the Jackson County Circuit Court.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120881
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to execute a supplemental agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission to use the Transportation Enhancement grant funds in the amount of $498,000.00 provided by the Federal Highway Administration in 2009 for the purchase and restoration of the historic Byram's Ford Battlefield.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

120882
Determining that a public benefit will be gained by the waiver of a demolition lien on the property located at 2826 Prospect Avenue; and authorizing the City Manager to waive the lien.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120893
Amending Chapter 88, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 88-110-04 and 88-110-06-C and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter that modifies requirements for residential building types.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120884
Amending Chapter 50, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 50-235 relating to the sale of tobacco products to minors and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number relating to the sale or distribution of tobacco products and rolling papers to minors.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

120885
Amending Chapter 50, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 50-72 relating to prostitution and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

120889
Approving Amendment 2 with Burns & McDonnell Engineering Co., Inc., for Project No. 62110368 - Aviation Facilities Development; authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend $330,000.00 for the contract; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120891
Declaring certain real property surplus to the City’s needs; and authorizing the Director of Public Works Department to offer for sale the property located at 4304 East 87th Street, Jackson County, Missouri.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120894
Reducing appropriations in the amount of $5,380,000 in the 2012A General Obligation Bond Fund; appropriating that amount to the East Patrol Campus account; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $750,000 in the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund; appropriating $3,750,000 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund to the East Patrol Campus account; authorizing a $48,000,000.00 contract with JE Dunn/Alexander Mechanical, a Joint Venture, for the East Patrol Campus Project; authorizing the Director of Public Works Department to amend and increase this contract by up to $2,800,000.00; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120895
Estimating and appropriating revenues in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $5,151,600.00; reducing appropriations in various accounts in the Capital Improvement Fund; appropriating said sums to the Longview Road - Blue River to Spring Valley project account; authorizing a contract with J.M. Fahey Construction Company approximately in the amount of $7,500,000.00; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Glover Move To Introduce

120898
Authorizing the execution and delivery of a Financing Agreement in connection with the Union Hill Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee
 
 Councilmember Johnson Move To Introduce

120897
Reducing a $100,000.00 appropriation in the contingent appropriation account of the General Fund, and appropriating the same amount for downtown streetlight base replacements.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee
 
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