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Last Published: 11/15/2012 4:28:18 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - CINDY CIRCO
Present:11 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, MICHAEL BROOKS, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Excused:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
 

120979
RESOLUTION - Declaring November 2012 as Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month in Kansas City and recognizing the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network as the national organization serving the pancreatic cancer community in Kansas City and nationwide.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120988
RESOLUTION - Declaring November 20, 2012, as “Universal Children’s Day” and honoring Children International, founded in 1936, and headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120980
COMMUNICATION - October 2012 – Accepting various easement and deeds in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120981
COMMUNICATION - October 2012 – Accepting various easement and deeds in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120982
COMMUNICATION - October 2012 – Accepting various easement and deeds in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri, and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120983
COMMUNICATION - Notice of the City Clerk from the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority regarding a Notice of Intent to accept the Redevelopment Contract Proposal of John M. Vander Haag and Amy Jo Vander Haag as Trustees for the John M. and Amy Joe Vander Haag Living Trust for their project at 7501 E. US 40 Hwy in the Blue Valley PIEA Area in the 3rd City Council District


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120984
COMMUNICATION - Accepting various easements and deeds in Jackson County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance in Jackson County.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120969
RESOLUTION - Approving the preparation and submission of an application to the United States Environmental Protection Agency for a Brownfields Assessment Coalition Grant in the amount of $600,000.00; authorizing the City of Kansas City, Missouri to enter into a coalition with the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas and the Mid-America Regional Council to submit the Grant; and empowering the Mayor to submit a letter accompanying the Grant application expressing the City’s intent to enter into the coalition.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120992
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to institute procedures that will decrease the time in which ambulances are dispatched to life threatening emergencies.


Councilmember Sharp Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Ford
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0


Adopted as Amended

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120938
(Sub.)
Appropriating $83,545.28 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Capital Improvements Fund for the City’s portion of MoDOT’s cost to remove the McGee Street Bridge over I-670


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120872
(Sub.)
Approving Convention and Tourism Tax Regulations numbered as Sections 1.551-1 through 1.567 as made and adopted by the Commissioner of Revenue on November 1, 2012.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120947
(Sub.)
Authorizing Cooperative Agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri for a housing program in the benefit district of the Chouteau Tax Increment Financing Redevelopment Area in an amount up to $223,000.00; appropriating $770,814.00 in Fund 5230, the Equipment Lease Debt Service Fund as a transfer to Fund 3090, the Capital Improvements Fund; estimating revenues in the amount of $60,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating $60,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund to provide funds for the agreement; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120958
Expressing the Council’s desire that pension amendments be presented to it by December 13, 2012; and directing the City Manager to prepare pension funding policies to be used as the basis for negotiations with employee groups.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor
Nays: 1 - Sharp

120946
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to act as the City’s representative and designee to execute Agreements with the Missouri Department of Transportation for the construction of transportation related improvements including, but not limited to curbs, sidewalks, trails, traffic signals and streetlights.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
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: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120967
Creating and establishing Fund No. 6991, to be known as the Land Bank.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120974
Approving an Industrial Development Plan for New Directions Behavioral Health, LLC for the purpose of establishing, equipping, and furnishing a headquarters project and professional services call center located at 8140 Ward Parkway; authorizing and approving various agreements for the purpose of setting forth covenants, agreements and obligations of the City and New Directions Behavioral Health, LLC; authorizing the issuance of taxable industrial revenue bonds in a maximum aggregate principal amount not to exceed $1,300,000.00; authorizing and approving certain other documents; and authorizing certain other actions in connection with the issuance of said bonds.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120975
Approving an Industrial Development Plan for Data Systems International, Inc. for the purpose of equipping and furnishing a headquarters project located at 1201 Walnut; authorizing and approving various agreements for the purpose of setting forth covenants, agreements and obligations of the City and Data Systems International, Inc.; authorizing the issuance of taxable industrial revenue bonds in a maximum aggregate principal amount not to exceed $11,000,000.00; authorizing and approving certain other documents; and authorizing certain other actions in connection with the issuance of said bonds.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Johnson 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, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120985
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a workers' compensation benefit filed by Richard Humston for injuries resulting from an accident on April 14, 2011, while employed by the City.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120991
Amending Section 70-263, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 70-263, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter, and enacting a new Section 53-6, Code of Ordinances, for the purposes of modifying the procedures applicable to the permitting of races and parades and transferring that race permitting function to the Parks and Recreation Department.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

120990
Approving the plat of Ragan, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; vacating a portion of an alley; 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. (SD1451)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120986
Authorizing Trust Indenture Modification No. 3 to the Metropolitan Ambulance Services Trust Indenture to reduce the size of the MAST board of trustees from nine to three members.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

120987
Enacting a new Section 50-174, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Nuisance businesses and parties” to prohibit owning or operating a nuisance business, causing or permitting a social gathering to become a nuisance party, and failing or refusing to leave the premises of a nuisance business or nuisance party when ordered by a police officer.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

120989
Amending Section 34-363, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Emergency medical services coordinating committee” to expand the membership and to clarify that regulations promulgated must be consistent with the requirements of the Code of Ordinances.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee
 
 Councilmember Wagner Move To Introduce

120993
Reducing the Contingent Appropriation of the General Fund in the amount of $600,000.00 and appropriating that sum to Account 13-1000-552140-B HEDFC Administration to provide additional funding for expenses associated with the termination of the receivership in City of Kansas City, Missouri v. Housing and Economic Development Financial Corporation, Case No. 05-00368-CV-W-GAF.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee
 
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