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Last Published: 12/4/2014 5:07:51 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:12 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, MICHAEL BROOKS, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
 

140993
RESOLUTION - Congratulating the Lincoln College Preparatory Academy upon receiving the U.S. Department of Education National Blue Ribbon School Award.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140997
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Ward Parkway Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Report for fiscal year ending April 30, 2014.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140998
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council from the City Manager regarding the Requests for Expenditure of Funds. Staff has accepted no funding requests for the month of October, 2014.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140999
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from the various election authorities certifying the election results of the November 4, 2014 General Election.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

141000
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Intent to accept the Industrial Development Contract Proposal submitted by Building 106 LLC for the project at 106 SW Blvd. in the Crossroads Arts PIEA Area.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

141001
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 62368 Through 62388


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

141005
COMMUNICATION - Notice of a Certificate of Nomination from the Municipal Judicial Nominating Commission, nominating three panels to the position of Municipal Judge of Division 203, of the Kansas City, Municipal Division, Sixteenth Judicial Circuit Court of Missouri.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

141009
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council from the City Manager regarding the Requests for Expenditure of Funds. Staff has accepted no funding requests for the month of November, 2014.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

141017
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from the City Clerk from various election authorities regarding the November 4, 2014 General Election.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

141018
RESOLUTION - Establishing the City of Kansas City’s major legislative priorities for the 2015 session of the Missouri General Assembly.


Councilmember Marcason (Second by Sharp) Move To Hold On Docket

Seconded by Councilmember Sharp
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Held on Docket (12/11/2014)

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

141019
RESOLUTION - Establishing the City of Kansas City’s positions on matters that may arise during the 2015 session of the Missouri General Assembly.


Councilmember Marcason (Second by Sharp) Move To Hold On Docket

Seconded by Councilmember Sharp
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Held on Docket (12/11/2014)

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

141021
RESOLUTION - Establishing the City’s priorities and positions on matters that may come before the 114th United States Congress, 1st Session, in 2015.


Councilmember Marcason (Second by Sharp) Move To Hold On Docket

Seconded by Councilmember Sharp
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Held on Docket (12/11/2014)

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140982
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to conduct a high level road diet analysis of existing undivided four or more lane streets to determine the suitability of converting one or more of these streets into reduced lane streets via a restriping and/or resurfacing program.


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Taylor) 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: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140935
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-462, Duties of the Director, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter that codifies specific duties currently performed by the director of the Public Works Department.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140959
Authorizing Change Order No. 2 to a contract with J. M. Fahey Construction Company for approximately $156,000.00 for resurfacing of designated streets; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140983
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 56, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Article VII, Vacant Building Receiver, and enacting in lieu thereof a new Article VII, Vacant Property Receiver, which updates the vacant property receiver process. 


Councilmember Wagner (Second by Ford) Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Ford
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Passed as Substituted and Amended

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120084
(Sub.)
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 1A of the Antioch Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project; and adopting tax increment financing therefore.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120086
(Sub.)
Approving and designating Redevelopment Projects 2A and 2B of the Antioch Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project; adopting tax increment financing therefore; and repealing ordinance No. 140910.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120087
(Sub.)
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 3 of the Antioch Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project; adopting tax increment financing therefore; and repealing Ordinance No. 140911.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140751
Granting a Certificate of Economic Hardship for the demolition of the building at 2125 Tracy Avenue.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140984
Approving a development plan in District AG-R (Agricultural-Residential District) on approximately 32.26 acres located at 5001 N.W. Cookingham Drive, to allow for the owner’s single family home, riding stables, storage buildings, outdoor storage area, and parking areas which are used in a business that pours concrete to form basements and foundations. (9689-P-1)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140989
Rezoning 6 acres generally located at the southeast corner of E. Truman Road and Manchester Trafficway from District M1-5 to District M4-1; and approving a development plan to allow a waste transfer and recycling operation. (12908-P-1, 12908-P-2)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140981
Amending Chapter 50, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 50-243 relating to compulsory school attendance and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number relating to the same subject matter and authorizing truancy enforcement by intergovernmental cooperative agreements.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, 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 final reading.
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140985
Rezoning an approximately 0.7 acre tract of land generally located on the east side of Washington Street approximately 200 feet south of W. 101st Terrace from District R-7.5 to District B2-2. (4613-P-11)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

140986
(Sub.)
Approving a development plan on about 2.5 acres generally located north of Indian Creek and approximately 200 feet south of West 101st Terrace between Wornall Road on the east and Washington Street on the west in zoning district B2-2, to allow a convenience store with gasoline and fuel sales use. (4612-P-12)


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

140990
Reducing expenditures in the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the 2011 GO Bond Fund in the amount of $373,000.00; appropriating that amount to the Zoo Elephant Doors Repair and Lewis Rd. Athletic Fields-Swope accounts; reducing $300,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the 3090 Capital Sales Tax Fund; and appropriating that amount to the Starlight Theatre and Fountain Maintenance accounts.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140992
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Irving Beeks v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, et al., 1316-CV14242.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

141004
Estimating revenue in the amount of $73,500.00 in the Parking Garage Fund and $10,500.00 in the Performing Arts Center Garage; authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a contract with Click N Park for a parking payment application; and authorizing monthly payments to the City for the collection of parking fees for municipal off-street parking.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

141010
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 that emphasizes Neighborhood Tourist Development funds are for activities that promote the City as a tourist center.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

141011
Appropriating $54,300.00 from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund and approving contracts with various agencies in the amount of $54,300.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

141020
Approving and authorizing execution of a contract in the amount of $150,690.00 with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority for the City to provide the Authority for certain litigation services during the period from January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140994
Accepting and approving a $325,000.00 grant from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment to ensure that individuals living with HIV/AIDS have access to all necessary medical and health services in the Kansas City area; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

140996
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the Troost-Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard Redevelopment & Implementation Plan as a guide for future redevelopment in the Troost-Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard area.   (712-S)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

141002
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 to enter into a coalition with Jackson County, Missouri and the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri and authorizing the City Manager to execute a Memorandum of Agreement amongst the coalition members establishing the terms of the coalition activities.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

141007
Vacating 155.16 feet of sidewalk immediately south of W. 21st Street and west of Central Street; retaining a utility easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1694-V)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

141008
Rezoning a 12 acre tract of land generally located at the southwest corner of Hillcrest Road and E. Bannister Road, to consider rezoning from District UR to District MPD, and approving a preliminary development plan which also acts as a preliminary plat, creating three (3) lots. (6720-MPD-17).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

141014
Approving the plat of Overland Ridge 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. (SD1252A)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

141016
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a public infrastructure funding agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission to expend up to $400,000.00 for improvements to North Brighton Avenue between Pleasant Valley Road and Soccer Drive.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

141022
Amending Chapter 75, Vacation of Streets, Alleys, Plats and Easements, to improve the process for vacating streets and unneeded rights of way when initiated by the City.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140991
Accepting a grant in the amount of $150,010.45 from the United States Department of Justice under the Justice for Families Program created by the Office on Violence Against Women; estimating revenue in the amount of $150,010.45 in the Domestic Violence (OVW) account; appropriating it to the Domestic Violence (OVW) account; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

141012
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new Section 10-269, Change in ownership of previously licensed premise, that will allow an applicant to submit an application for a previously licensed business within a set amount of time to be processed in the same manner as an applicant for a change of ownership of a currently licensed premise.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

141013
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 10-102, Eligibility & requirements for a sales-by-drink license, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section that will allow the Managing Officer of a manufacturer or microbrewery an opportunity to apply for and receive a retail sales by drink license to sell alcoholic beverages by the drink or by the package of only those products manufactured on the licensed premise.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

141015
Authorizing the Administrator of Municipal Court to execute a six-month extension with Legal Aid of Western Missouri for the legal representation of indigent defendants in Kansas City Municipal Court in the amount of $547,709.00.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

141003
RESOLUTION - Declaring the Kansas City Police Department’s East Patrol Division station be named after Leon Mercer Jordan and directing appropriate signage be placed to reflect this designation.  


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

141006
Authorizing Tenant Reimbursement Amendment No. 3 for approximately $1,743,807.00 with Trammell Crow Kansas City Development Company, Inc., for the Commerce Center Development at the KCI Airport; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Circo Move To Introduce

141023
RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Mark McHenry as an alternate city representative to the Tax Increment Financing Commission.


Councilmember Circo (Second by Reed) Move to Waive Charter Requirement

Seconded by Councilmember Reed
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Curls Move To Introduce

141024
Amending the 2014 One Year Action Plan, adding an additional $266,026.00 of Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funds to the Faxon School Project; authorizing submission of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for its consideration; and authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Service Department to amend the current development agreement with Faxon School Apartments, LLC.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities
 
 Councilmember Marcason Move To Introduce

141025
Amending Chapter 64, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Article V, Obstructions and Encroachments, and enacting in lieu thereof a new Article V, for the purpose of amending policies related to displaying banners in the public right of way.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Ford Move To Introduce

141026
Repealing Section 2-2072, Code of Ordinances, entitled “City communications – Prohibitions related to city elections” and enacting a new Section 2-2072 entitled “Communications – Election periods” to restrict the institution of communications methods not historically used by elected officials before the primary and general municipal elections.


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

141027
Approving an amendment to the 353 Redevelopment Contract by and between Beacon Hill Redevelopment Corporation and the City to exclude certain property owned by the Curators of The University of Missouri from the Beacon Hill 353 project and extinguish all master development rights of Beacon Hill Redevelopment Corporation to such property of the Curators; and authorizing the Director of Finance to execute an amendment to the 353 Redevelopment Contract between Beacon Hill Redevelopment Corporation and the City.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
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