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Last Published: 10/22/2009 4:16:33 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - MARK FUNKHOUSER
Present:10 - BILL SKAGGS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, BETH GOTTSTEIN, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, CATHY JOLLY, JOHN SHARP
Excused:2 - DEB HERMANN, TERRY RILEY
 

090903
RESOLUTION - Honoring the Economically Distressed Areas Economic Development Task Force, also known as the Mayor’s New Tools Task Force, for their outstanding work.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090885
COMMUNICATION - Accepting various easements in Platte County and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

090886
COMMUNICATION - Accepting various easements and deeds in Jackson County, Missouri and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance.


Received And Filed

090912
COMMUNICATION - Notice received by Performing Arts Community Improvement District regarding their Basic Financial Statements including an Independent Auditor's Report for the year ended April 30, 2009.


Received And Filed

090913
RESOLUTION - Supporting an invitation to Futurallia to hold its annual conference in 2011 and congratulating the Futurallia as it celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2010.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090854
Approving the plat of Rockhill Condominium Second Replat, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD0541B)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090871
Authorizing the Director of Housing and Community Development, on behalf of the City, to release a Second Deed of Trust and Security Agreement which secures a $750,000.00 loan for the Quality Heights I affordable housing project.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090838
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary development plan in District M-1p on approximately 13.0 acres generally located at 8601 E. Highway 40, on the south side of Highway 40, approximately 1,000 feet east of the I-435 interchange (8984-P-4)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090869
Declaring certain real property surplus to the City’s needs and authorizing the Director of General Services to offer for sale the vacant property located at 4520 Benton Boulevard, Jackson County, Missouri, and the improved property located at 5005 Swope Parkway, Jackson County, Missouri.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Sharp Move to Amend
 
Ayes: 11 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090726
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by adding section 10-242, Probationary period, and by repealing Sections 10-332, Prohibited acts by all retail licensees, and 10-335, Prohibited acts on sales-by-drink premises, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which adds restrictions that apply to nuisances and lewd and indecent conduct and adds a mandatory probationary period for all new licensees and permittees as well as current licensees and permittees who commit certain ordinance violations.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090762
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 56, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new Article VII, Vacant building receiver.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090764
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by adding section 10-139, festival district temporary permit for sales by drink license, and repealing section 10-127, license and permit fees, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter which allows a promotional association the opportunity to apply for and receive a festival district temporary permit for the sale of alcoholic beverages by the drink.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090870
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a contract in the amount of $449,853.25 with Brungardt Honomichl & Company, P.A. for traffic signal inventory and data collection services; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $449,853.25 for the project; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Johnson Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): CONSENT: 090883 090879 090880 DEBATE: 090813(sub) 090858 090884 090822(sub) ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 11 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090883
Approving the plat of The Meadows at Searcy Creek First Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; 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. (SD1418)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090879
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a workers’ compensation benefit filed by William Lewry for injuries resulting from an accident on October 27, 2006, while employed by the City.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090880
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a workers’ compensation benefit filed by Mark Kershaw for injuries resulting from an accident on January 1, 2007, while employed by the City.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090813
(Sub.)
Authorizing acceptance of a $1,162,997.00 grant from the Missouri Department of Economic Development through the Community Development Block Grant Neighborhood Stabilization Program to assist the City in the acquisition and redevelopment of foreclosed and abandoned properties; estimating additional revenue in the amount of $1,162,997.00 in the Neighborhood Stabilization Grant Fund; increasing appropriations in the amount of $1,162,997.00 to the NSP accounts; authorizing execution of a contract in the amount of $1,111,858.00 with Swope Community Builders to provide acquisition, redevelopment and administrative services to the City; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090858
Repealing Section 2 of Ordinance No. 090827 relating to the estimation of revenue and enacting in its place a new section with the correct amount.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090884
Authorizing acceptance of a grant agreement from the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) for a Family Caregiver Case Management Grant, a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services grant; appropriating and estimating revenues in the amount of $100,560.00 to the General Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090822
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into various Chouteau Agreements; reducing funds in the amount of $5,258,650.60 and appropriating this sum to the Chouteau Parkway Project; reducing funds in the amount of $69,763.05 and appropriating this sum to the Chouteau Parkway Project; reducing funds in the amount of $1,800,000.00; estimating and appropriating revenue in the amount of $1,800,000.00; allocating future funds of $7,983,012.00 to the projects; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, 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 6-7 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 11 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090818
Approving the Blue Valley PIEA General Development Plan for an area of approximately 2,620 acres generally bounded by the Big Blue River on the north, 43rd Street (extended) on the south, I-435 and the City of Independence on the east, and the Big Blue River and Missouri Pacific Railroad on the west and declaring the area included in such plan to be a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Planned Industrial Expansion Authority (PIEA) Law 100.300-100.620. (674-S)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090875
Approving the plat of Northview Meadows First 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. (SD1369)


Add to Consent Docket

090882
Approving the plat of Lakeview Villas, 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 a certain agreement; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1275A)


Add to Consent Docket

090889
Authorizing the transfer of real estate to the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority as provided by the Cooperative Agreement in Ordinance No. 081244.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090890
Approving the Petition to establish the Greenway Fields Neighborhood Community Improvement District; establishing the Greenway Fields Neighborhood Community Improvement District), generally located between West 61st Street on the north, West 65th Street on the south, Summit Street on the west and Wornall Road on the east in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090895
Authorizing execution of Amendment No. 3 to the professional services contract between the City of Kansas City, Missouri and James Duncan Associates and the expenditure of funds in an amount not to exceed $327,900.00.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090859
Accepting and approving a one-year $226,593.24 contract amendment with SAVE, Inc., to provide additional funding for the coordination and administration of the Shelter Plus Care program to provide housing assistance for homeless persons living with HIV/AIDS.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090888
Accepting and approving a one year $155,540.96 contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding for the Maternal and Child Health program; and increasing appropriations in the amount of $10,900.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090893
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 10-211, Number of retail alcoholic beverage licenses, and 10-215, Consents not required, and enacting in lieu thereof two new sections of like numbers and subject matters which adds an exempted area from the density and consent requirements.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090892
Authorizing various traffic signal modifications; estimating revenue in the amount of $1,040,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating the sum of $1,040,000.00 to various accounts in the Capital Improvements Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 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 8-9 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 11 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090910
RESOLUTION - Finding and determining it necessary to fund a street reconstruction program, municipal building improvement program and a park capital maintenance program with the proceeds of tax-exempt general obligation bonds; authorizing the Director of Finance to develop financing for these programs in an amount not to exceed $20,000,000.00; and declaring the intent of the City to reimburse itself.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090911
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, Article IX, Pensions and Other Benefits, by enacting a new Division 8 entitled “Healthcare System” consisting of Sections 2-1390 through 2-1400, for the purpose of establishing and defining the operation of a board of trustees responsible for administering the City’s self-funded healthcare plan, and authorizing that board to confer with the City’s Benefits and Insurance Committee to complete the transition to a self-funded healthcare plan by May 1, 2010.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090905
Approving the plat of Grand Boulevard Lofts, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1420A)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090906
Releasing two easements in Clay County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record the releases.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090908
Approving the preliminary plat of Gates Plaza East on a 21.11 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast quadrant of E. 47th Street (Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard) and Troost Avenue. (SD 1396)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090909
Amending Chapter 88, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new Section 88-25-03.1, Continuation of Conditions Limitations on Site-Specific Development Plans.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090904
Authorizing execution of a Declaration of Restrictive Covenant and a Grant of Access for 902 Tel Aviv Road at Kansas City International Airport.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090907
Releasing one sewer easement in full and a portion of another sewer easement in Jackson County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record the releases.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Curls Move To Introduce

090914
Estimating $200,000.00 in revenue in the General Fund; and appropriating $200,000.00 in the General Fund for the purpose of improving educational opportunities for children in Kansas City.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS