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Last Published: 7/29/2010 4:34:44 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - MARK FUNKHOUSER
Present:10 - DEB HERMANN, BILL SKAGGS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, TERRY RILEY, CATHY JOLLY, JOHN SHARP
Out:1 - BETH GOTTSTEIN
Excused:1 - SHARON SANDERS BROOKS
 

100613
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the Procurement Services Division on the occasion of winning the 2010 Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award.


Adopted

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

100615
RESOLUTION - Honoring BoysGrow, a not-for-profit agency.


Adopted

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

100619
RESOLUTION - Recognizing August 3, 2010, as National Night Out, "America's Night Out Against Crime".


Adopted

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

100624
RESOLUTION - Honoring the Kansas City Explorers for their WTT championship.


Adopted

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

100609
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from Husch Blackwell Sanders regarding the Greenway Fields Neighborhood Community Improvement District Annual Report for fiscal year 2009 - 2010.


Received And Filed

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

100610
COMMUNICATION - July 2010-Accepting various easements, and deeds in Clay County, Missouri and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance.


Received And Filed

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

100603
RESOLUTION - Opposing the proposed promulgation of state regulations that establish emergency medical system protocols.


Adopted

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

100573
Estimating revenue and appropriating $1,144,827.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund to purchase equipment and consulting services for the emergency communication radio system.


Passed

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

100580
Amending Second Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 991565, which approved the River Market Redevelopment Project 9 of the River Market Tax Increment Financing Plan, designated the area described by Redevelopment Project 9 as a “Redevelopment Project Area” and adopted tax increment financing therein, by deleting Section 2 thereof and enacting in its place a new section, correcting certain scrivener’s errors in the legal description.


Passed

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

100570
Releasing one standard sewer easement in Clay County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record the release.


Passed

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

100574
Appropriating $1,000,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Convention and Tourism Fund to establish a capital maintenance budget for the Department of Convention and Entertainment Facilities.


Passed

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

100549
RESOLUTION - Authorizing the City Manager to enter into negotiations with the Community Baseball Academy of Kansas City to assume ownership of old Fire Station No. 35 at 5005 Swope Parkway for the purpose of developing a year-round, indoor baseball facility for inner-city youths.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: 1. 100571 2. 100599 3. 100563 4. 100600 5. 100601 ADVANCE DEBATES: 1. 100588 2. 100590 3. 100595 (sub) 4. 100589 5. 100596 (sub) 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, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move to that the charter requirements for the readings of the ordinances no(s): 6. 100597 7. 100598 on three separate days be waived and the these ordinances be advance for final reading and consideration at his time due to ecluding them on the advances prior ro now.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100571
Accepting and approving a one-year $346,824.00 grant award and agreement with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide funding that assists homeless men, women and children; increasing appropriations in the amount of $91,824.00 in the Shelter Plus Care account of the Governmental Grants Fund and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

100599
Authorizing acceptance of a $15,599.00 Fair Housing Assistance Program grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and a $55,850.00 EEOC grant from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for the purpose of investigating discrimination complaints in employment, housing and public accommodations and to continue to perform EEOC activities; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

100563
Vacating the north-south alley east of Cherry Street between 9th and 10th Streets, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, reserving a utility easement, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1634-V)


Passed

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

100600
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to accept a Quit Claim Deed from the State of Missouri, acting by and through the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission, for right-of-way for the relocation of North Eastern Avenue at Route 291 in Clay County, Missouri.


Passed

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

100601
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to accept a Quit Claim Deed from the State of Missouri, acting by and through the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission, for right-of-way for the relocation of N.W. 96th Street west of U.S. 169 in Clay County, Missouri.


Passed

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

100588
Authorizing the execution of a Funding and Acquisition Agreement among the City, the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, East Village, LLC and Swope Community Builders for the East Village Project and a Partial Assignment and Assumption Agreement among East Village, LLC, GF Properties Group, LLC, the City and the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri.


Passed

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

100590
Authorizing execution of a $760,500.00 contract with the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri, the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, the Downtown Economic Stimulus Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, and the Enhanced Enterprise Zone Boards of Kansas City, Missouri for the purpose of providing funds for certain development and redevelopment purposes.


Passed

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

100595
(Sub.)
Accepting two United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Brownfields Coalition Assessment Grants in the amount of $1,000,000.00; estimating revenues in the amount of $1,000,000.00 in the Brownfields Fund; appropriating funds to the Brownfields Coalition Hazardous Substances account and Brownfields Coalition Petroleum account of the Brownfields Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and approving the City entering into a Memorandum of Agreement with coalition partners Jackson County, Missouri and the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri.


Passed as Substituted

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

100589
Accepting and approving a $190,554.00 contract amendment with the Kansas City Free Health Clinic to provide additional primary medical care services to eligible clients in the Kansas City Transitional Grant Area who meet Ryan White Part A guidelines.


Passed

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

100596
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 70, Article X, Code of Ordinances by repealing subsection (a) of Section 70-844 and in enacting in lieu thereof a new subsection of like designation and subject matter for the purpose of prohibiting the display of blue lights on certain motor vehicles.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100597
Appropriating grant revenues not previously appropriated in the amount of $27,498.75 and moving encumbrances to the appropriate account in connection with the Storm Water Detention – Beacon Hill Phase IIIc project; authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100598
Authorizing the Director of the Water Services Department to execute a Settlement and Release Agreement with Dogwood Energy, LLC for overpayments, in the form of a billing credit in the amount of $163,000.00 and an adjustment to the water rates for Dogwood Energy.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Skaggs 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 7 TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100536
Approving the preliminary plat of 1612 Jefferson for four multifamily residential condominium units in one existing building on about 0.14 acres in District R-4 generally located at 1612 Jefferson Street. (SD 1413)


Add to Consent Docket

100537
Vacating a portion of Santa Fe Street south of 9th Street, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; retaining a utility easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1610-V)


Add to Consent Docket
 
 Councilmember Skaggs 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 8-10 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100614
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Christian Malloy, Claim No. T1011-0245.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

100618
Approving a $4,934,449.80 settlement agreement with T-Mobile, authorizing payment to the settlement administrator of $260,000.00; authorizing payment of attorneys’ fees of $289,815.89; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

100628
Reducing appropriations in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $6,453,905.00; appropriating $16,255,941.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Capital Improvements Fund to various Neighborhood Conservation Accounts in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating $26,592,500.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Capital Improvements Fund to various City-Wide Accounts in the Capital Improvements Fund; transferring $750,000.00 from the Capital Improvements Fund to the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

100629
Authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement with Financial Marketing Concepts, Inc. for the participation by the City in a prescription discount card program offering discounts to Kansas City residents on prescription drugs, and committing all proceeds of this program received by the City to the work of the healthcare system trust.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

100620
Authorizing the Director of City Development to enter into a contract with the Jazz District Redevelopment Corporation (JDRC) in the amount of $538,820.05; appropriating $538,820.05 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance in the Section 108 Loan Fund for expenditures related to the Highland Place Project; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Housing Committee

100622
RESOLUTION - Amending the 2008 One Year Action Plan and authorizing submittal of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for its consideration in order to amend the budget for the Neighborhood Stabilization Program funding received under the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (HERA).


Referred to Housing Committee

100616
RESOLUTION - Concurring with the intention of the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, to accept the proposal of Livestock Exchange, LLC for the redevelopment of the 1515 Genessee Street Project in the Central Industrial District PIEA Area.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

100621
Rezoning an area of approximately 0.67 acres generally located at the northeast corner of E. 16th Street and Kensington Avenue from District B-3-2 to District R-6. (7706-P-4)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

100623
Reducing an appropriation in the amount of $175,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating it to the Park Maintenance account in the Capital Improvements Fund; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $175,000.00 in the General Fund; appropriating it to the Neighborhood Assistance account in the General Fund; authorizing the Director of Finance to transfer expenditures to the Capital Improvements Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

100611
Amending Chapter 14, Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new Section 14-61, Interference and/or Abuse of a Police Service Animal.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

100617
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.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

100612
Condemning and taking private properties in fee simple, storm drainage and temporary construction easements for the construction and maintenance of N. Bennington Avenue, in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation; authorizing continued negotiations by the Capital Projects Office; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds for Clay County.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

100625
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a one year contract with The Mail Company doing business as Strahm Automation and Mailing Services to manage and provide mail services in a City Hall location; authorizing the Director of General Services to expend $319,583.00 from previously appropriated funds and authorizing the Director to exercise the City’s four one year renewal options without City Council approval with such funds appropriated in the City’s annual budget.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

100626
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to cause the specified projects to be submitted to the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) as applications for FY 2013 and 2014 Surface Transportation Program (STP) and Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation (Bridge) funds.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

100627
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to cause the specified projects to be submitted to the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) as applications for FY 2011 and 2012 Congestion Mitigation Air Quality (CMAQ) funds.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Ford Move To Introduce

100630
RESOLUTION - Stating the intent of the Mayor and City Council to appropriate $200,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund to incent a Challenge Grant Program at the Economic Development Corporation to support enhanced business retention efforts.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee
 
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.