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Last Published: 4/18/2014 7:58:20 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:11 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, MICHAEL BROOKS, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Excused:1 - RUSS JOHNSON
 

140308
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 62151 Through 62159


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by 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 “Committee Advances” and that these ordinances be advanced for final reading and consideration at this time.
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140275
RESOLUTION - Supporting two applications to the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines, Iowa for Minor Home Repair Services.


Adopted

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

140185
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Eleventh Amendment to the Southtown Corridor/31st & Baltimore Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Eleventh Amendment to the Southtown Corridor/31st & Baltimore Tax Increment Financing Plan; setting forth findings relating to the Plan; authorizing the Commission to issue obligations to finance Redevelopment Project Costs; approving the pledge of all funds generated from Redevelopment Projects and deposited into the Southtown Corridor/31st & Baltimore account; providing for payment to taxing districts of surplus funds; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Councilmember Ford (Second by Reed) Move to Amend

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


Passed as Amended

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

140237
(Sub.)
Directing the City Manager or his designee to execute an acknowledgement that the City, through its Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners, waives its right to additional reimbursements from the Southtown Corridor/31st & Baltimore Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Passed as Substituted

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

140245
(Sub.)
Approving the deletion of a Chapter 80 development plan on about 8 acres generally located on the south side of US Highway 40 and on the west side of Logan Avenue; imposing zoning conditions on the development of property on the site. (10389-P-4)


Councilmember Ford (Second by Curls) Move to Refer to

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


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140264
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 50, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 50-157, Conduct on buses and at bus stops, and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter related to the prohibition of using electronic cigarettes on buses.


Passed as Substituted

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

140277
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Byron Curry and Jason Holly v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1316-CV03373.


Passed

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

140278
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Waterway Gas and Wash Company v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1316-CV14392.


Passed

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

140279
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Willie James Woods v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1316-CV00666.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Circo (Second by Reed) 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: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140283
Approving contracts with various agencies in the amount of $1,186,810.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund


Passed

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

140293
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into contracts up to $4,879,301.00 with various organizations to provide public facility, housing, economic development, homeless, youth, senior, and social services from Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funding approved in the 2014 One-Year Action Plan; authorizing the Director of Health to enter into contracts up to $980,604.00 with agencies to provide transitional housing and rental assistance from Homeless Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) funds approved in the 2014 One-Year Action Plan; authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into a contract for $125,000.00 for the Continuum of Care homeless planning and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed as Substituted

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

140276
Approving the Kansas City Register nomination for the “Poage-Arnold Residence” located at 9550 N.E. Cookingham Drive as required by Chapter 88-580-01-B of the Administrative Code of the City of Kansas City, Missouri. (250-S-121)


Passed

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

140285
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Eleventh Amendment to the Eleventh Street Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Eleventh Amendment to the Eleventh Street Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Passed

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

140286
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of the City Development Department to execute a $100,089.20 fifth contract amendment to a contract with Tetra Tech, Inc. for environmental services related to the 63rd & Prospect Redevelopment Project.


Passed as Substituted

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

140267
Authorizing an agreement with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority to provide regular transit services and Share-A-Fare transportation for elderly and disabled residents of Kansas City; and authorizing the expenditure of approximately $49,101,905.00.


Passed

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

140273
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a $1,913,000.00 design-build contract with Foley Company for the NEID Pump Station Bar Screen Replacement project.


Passed

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

140280
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a $1,960,000.00 construction contract with Gunter Construction Company for the Concrete Rehabilitation at the Water Treatment Plant and Intake – Phase V project.


Passed

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

140281
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a $3,000,000.00 contract with Haines and Associates Construction Company, Inc. for the City-wide Repair and Replacement of Water Service Curb Stops.


Passed

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

140282
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a $2,400,000.00 construction contract with Mega Industries Corporation for the Emergency Power Generation – Group II (Portable Generation) project.


Passed

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

140289
(Sub.)
Authorizing a $1,400,000.00 renewal to the contract with Ancor Information Management LLC dba Utilitec for the Water Bill Printing and Mail Services project, Contract No. 09001; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend up to the sum of $1,400,000.00 for the renewal; and authorizing the Director of Water Services to execute one additional renewal for this contract without additional Council approval with such funds as appropriated by the Council in the future annual budget.


Passed as Substituted

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

140292
Reducing appropriations in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $1,250,000.00; appropriating that amount to the Platte Purchase Park branch sewer project account in the Capital Improvements Fund; and authorizing the Director of Water Services to reimburse the Tax Increment Financing Commission $1,800,000.00 for constructing said improvements.


Passed

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

140223
(Sub.)
Authorizing condemnation and taking of a billboard and ancillary rights on the Southeast corner of 20th and Main; receiving evidence of a blighted, substandard and insanitary area; making a determination that the area is blighted, substandard and insanitary; authorizing continued negotiations by the Public Works Department; consenting to the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney on behalf of the City; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; and authorizing the City Clerk to cause this ordinance to be recorded in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted
 
 Councilmember Circo (Second by Brooks) 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, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140299
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a Workers' Compensation benefit filed by Darryl E. Carter for injuries resulting from an accident on April 30, 2012, while employed by the City.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140301
RESOLUTION - Enacting a new Rule 3.10.5 and amending Rules 3.05, 3.10, 3.11 and 9.02 of the Standing Rules of the City Council effective May 1, 2014, to reflect the adoption of amended Sections 502 and 503 of the City Charter establishing ordinances with an accelerated effective date that were formerly known as declared emergency ordinances and requiring three readings for these ordinances, unless waived.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140302
Appropriating $62,000.00 from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund; and approving contracts with various agencies in the amount of $117,000.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140305
Authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a contract with BKD, LLP, to perform the annual independent audit of the City’s books and records for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2014, to perform other audit services, as requested, and to perform audit and tax services for various component units; and further authorizing the Director of Finance to pay up to $582,000.00 in consideration for said audit and audit related services.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140309
Renaming Fund No. 3428, the 2014A Special Obligation Bond Fund; estimating and appropriating revenue in Fund 3428, the 2014A Special Obligation Bond Fund, in Fund 3333, the 2014B Special Obligation Bond Fund, and in Fund 5401, the Refunding Bond Fund; appropriating $900,000.00 in Fund No. 3428, for the Downtown Streetcar Project, and $3,750,000.00 in Fund No. 3333 for the Traffic Signal Project; reducing CMAQ Streetcar revenue estimate and Downtown Streetcar Project appropriation in the amount of $169,800.00; designating requisitioning authorities; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon project completion; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140304
Amending the 2013 One Year Action Plan; estimating revenue in the amount of $120,000.00; appropriating that amount in the HOME Investment Fund; authorizing the Director of the Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department to enter into a contract not to exceed $120,000.00 with Blue Hills Community Services Corporation for the rehabilitation and sale of a house to low income persons through HOME Investment Partnerships Program funding; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

140307
Amending the Code of Ordinances by deleting Article III, Swimming and Bathing Facilities consisting of Sections 78-171 through 78-212 and enacting a new Article XV, Swimming and Bathing Facilities, consisting of Sections 34-580 through 34-630.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

140294
Approving the plat of Barry Greenhills Plaza – 1st Plat, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; accepting various easements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1448)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140295
Approving the plat of The Reserve at Riverstone – Second Plat, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; accepting 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. (SD1328C)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140296
Approving the plat of Prairie View at Bristol Park Second Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting 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. (SD0630O)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140297
Approving the plat of Jamal Crossing, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; vacating a portion of a street; 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. (SD1459A)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140298
Approving the plat of The Village Fifth Plat Lots 1A & 2A, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a certain agreement; 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. (SD1053K)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140300
Approving the plat of Oak Point Redevelopment Elmwood Housing Project, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting 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. (SD1468)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140306
Amending Chapter 74, Code of Ordinances, by renumbering Section 74-34 and by repealing Sections 74-1 through 74-33 in their entirety and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like subject matter.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140314
RESOLUTION - Authorizing an application to the Missouri Development Finance Board for the preliminary authorization of state tax credits in the amount not to exceed $3,500,000.00 to support the construction of a grocery store in Beacon Hill to be located at 27th & Troost, Kansas City, Missouri (“Grocery Store Project”).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140303
Authorizing a $791,500.00 contract with Treanor Architects for the design of the new North Patrol Police Station; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140315
Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute a one year term and supply contract with Southwestern Bell Telephone Co., DBA AT&T Missouri to provide for the implementation and maintenance of voice, data and video circuits; and authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to amend the contract and mutually agree to four additional one-year terms.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140316
Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute a one year contract extension with Genuine Parts Company dba NAPA to provide inventory management, fleet parts, and to operate three storerooms in City facilities; authorizing the Directors of General Services and Aviation to extend the storeroom leases; authorizing the extension and amendment of the contract and leases for two additional years and the expenditure of such funds that are appropriated in the City’s annual budget for such purpose.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee
 
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