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Last Published: 6/26/2012 11:47:13 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:10 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, MICHAEL BROOKS, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Excused:2 - ED FORD, JERMAINE REED
 

120573
RESOLUTION - Declaring the week of June 25, 2012, as Cell Phone Free Driving Week.


Adopted

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

120576
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Ironworkers’ Local 10 in ranking in the top 10 in the National Apprenticeship Contest.


Adopted

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

120557
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and Council from the Acting City Clerk regarding a Certificate of Insufficiency for the petitions entitled "Petition for Recall of Third District Councilman Jermaine Reed".


Received And Filed

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

120564
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATION E41385


Received And Filed

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

120577
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Acting City Clerk from the various election boards regarding the total number of signatures submitted and verified for the Initiative Petition entitled "Prevention of the City's Future Financial Involvement in Nuclear Components Facilities".


Received And Filed

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

120578
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the Acting City Clerk to the Mayor and City Council regarding a Certificate of Sufficiency of certified signatures for the Initiative for Prevention of the City's Future Financial Involvement in Nuclear Components Facilities from the various election boards.


Received And Filed

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

120428
(Sub.)
Vacating the north-south alley east of Oak Street and south of 13th Street, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; retaining a utility easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1653-V)


Passed as Substituted

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

120514
Amending Chapter 68, Article VI, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 68-386, Collection at source; withholdings, and enacting in its place a new section of like number and subject matter to require employers paying earnings subject to the earnings tax to 250 or more of employees to submit earnings tax withholding returns and supporting data by electronic filing, and amending penalty provisions for employers who fail to comply with filing requirements.


Passed

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

120524
(Sub.)
Reducing and increasing appropriations in the amount of $136,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund for a sanitary sewer project in the First Council District.


Passed as Substituted

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

120525
(Sub.)
Reducing and increasing appropriations in the amount of $75,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund for a sanitary sewer project in the First Council District.


Passed as Substituted

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

120526
(Sub.)
Reducing and increasing appropriations in the amount of $28,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund for a sanitary sewer project in the First Council District.


Passed as Substituted

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

120539
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a contract with Burns and McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc., for Small Main Replacement on Plate C-64, N.E. Russell Road to city limits, N. Prospect Avenue to N. Jackson Avenue; and authorizing expenditures of approximately $465,000.00.


Passed as Substituted

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

120547
Authorizing a Cost Share Agreement for Planning Assistance between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the City of Kansas City, Missouri; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $100,000.00 for the agreement; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

120548
Approving a cooperative agreement with BikeShare KC for a bicycle-sharing program; permitting the installation of bicycle stations within the public right-of-way; and granting a waiving of the encroachment fee.


Passed

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

120554
Authorizing a contract with Black and Veatch Corporation, for Small Main Replacement on Plate C-85, N.E. 48th Street to N.E. Russell Road, N. Jackson Avenue to N. Topping Avenue; and authorizing expenditures of approximately $431,000.00.


Passed

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

120550
Amending Chapter 2, Article VIII, of the Administrative Code of Kansas City, Missouri, relating to the Classification and Compensation Plan, by repealing Section 2-1100 and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter, providing a sick leave incentive for members of the firefighters’ pension system in certain job classifications, with a voluntary separation date between July 1, 2012 through July 31, 2012.


Passed

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

120556
Declaring certain real property surplus to the City’s needs; authorizing the Director of the General Services Department to convey these certain parcels to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority and authorizing the execution of related documents.


Passed

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

120555
Authorizing the execution of a Second Amendment to the Lease and Concession Agreement with Host Hotels & Resorts, L.P. at Kansas City International Airport.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Circo 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 third reading.
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120501
Approving the Leased Property Revenues Budget for Fiscal Year 2012-2013, representing proceeds received by the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, under a sublease agreement for the Isle of Capri-Kansas City, Inc. site.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

120536
Accepting and approving a one-year $249,491.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding to local public health agencies for the promotion of core public health functions.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

120543
(Sub.)
Reducing appropriations in the amount of $39,900.00 in the Fourth Council District Contingency in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating it to Project No. 70134914 and Project No. 64011006; and designating requisitioning authority.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

120551
Amending Chapters 60, 61 and 78, Code of Ordinances of Kansas City, Missouri, entitled “Sewers and Sewage Disposal”, “Stormwater” and “Water”, respectively, by repealing those chapters and enacting in lieu thereof new chapters of like number and subject matter.


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

120558
Authorizing the Director of the Convention and Entertainment Facilities Department to renew a five-year agreement with Aramark Sports and Entertainment Services, LLC, for an additional five (5) years to provide exclusive Food and Beverage Concessions at the Convention Center, Conference Center, Music Hall and Municipal Auditorium.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120563
Approving and authorizing settlement of the lawsuit styled Kathleen Allen, et al., v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1116-CV20212.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120571
Authorizing the Director of Convention and Entertainment Facilities to execute two Termination, Release and Release of Guaranty agreements with AEG Management KC, LLC (“Manager”) and Anschutz Entertainment Group (“Guarantor”) regarding management of Kemper Arena and the American Royal Center; authorizing payment of six monthly installment payments for each facility in accordance with the Termination, Release and Release of Guaranty agreements by June 30, 2012; and authorizing a Third Amendment to the Arena Management Agreement.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120575
Estimating revenue in Fund 5230, the Equipment Lease Debt Service Fund; reducing appropriations, appropriating from the Unappropriated Fund Balance; estimating a transfer from the Equipment Lease Debt Service Fund to the General Fund; and designating requisitioning authorities.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120560
Accepting funds allocated by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in the amount of $313,824.00 under the SHELTER PLUS CARE program and authorizing the Director of Health to enter into a one-year, $313,824.00 contract with SAVE, Inc.. to provide housing assistance for homeless men, women and children in the Kansas City area.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

120562
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to execute a cooperative agreement with the Mid-America Regional Council for use of the Energy Works KC grant for the Brush Creek Community Center Energy Efficiency Project; estimating revenue and appropriating $100,000.00 to the Community Center Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

120565
Accepting and approving two one-year contracts in the amounts of $56,000.00 and $113,000.00 with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for children with special health care needs.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

120566
Accepting and approving two one-year contracts with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services in the amounts of $50,000.00 for Region A and $36,000.00 for Region D to provide funding for tobacco use prevention and control activities; and increasing appropriations in the amount of $4,430.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

120559
Approving the plat of Maplewoods Office Park, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting and releasing various easements; establishing grades on public ways; 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. (SD0735C)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120561
Approving the plat of Kauffman School, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1437)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120568
Changing the name of N.W. and N.E. 108th Street from a point about 350 feet west of N. Holly Street to N. Oak Trafficway to N.W. and N.E. Shoal Creek Parkway in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120570
Vacating the north/south alley east of Troost Avenue, and E. 37th Terrace east of Troost Avenue, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1645-V)


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120572
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to prepare and propose to the City Council an amendment of the UR zone and development plan for the commercial properties surrounding the Antioch Mall site.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120579
Authorizing the City Manager to execute the Eleventh Amendment to the Master Development Agreement with Kansas City Live, LLC, which provides for financial incentives and changes to parking obligations required for construction of approximately 300 residential units in the KC Live entertainment area; and approving the Second Amendment to City Parking Easement and Agreement.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120580
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Development Agreement that authorizes the issuance of Chapter 100 bonds in connection with an economic development effort; and expressing the Council’s support for a waiver to the City’s Chapter 100 Policy related to maximum abatement periods and minimum PILOT levels.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120569
Appropriating $3,677,617.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund; reducing appropriations in Fund 3398, 2012A GO Bond Fund; appropriating $5,460,383.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of Fund 3398, 2012A GO Bond Fund to the Police Headquarters Renovation account; authorizing a contract with J.E. Dunn Construction for the Police Headquarters Renovation project; and recognizing an emergency.


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

120581
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department to enter into a contract not to exceed $200,000.00 with Northland Neighborhoods, Inc. to provide a Model Block Services program through HOME Investment Partnership Program funding approved in the 2012 One Year Action Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS
 
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