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Last Published: 1/20/2005 4:50:32 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - KAY BARNES
Present:12 - DEB HERMANN, BILL SKAGGS, BONNIE COOPER, JOHN FAIRFIELD, TROY NASH, SAUNDRA MCFADDEN-WEAVER, JIM GLOVER, JIM ROWLAND, BECKY NACE, TERRY RILEY, ALVIN BROOKS, CHARLES EDDY
 

050067
Saluting An Wei, president of the Sino-American Society in Xi’an, China.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

050072
Honoring John W. Laney on his retirement from the Hall Family Foundation.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

050073
Honoring Donovan Mouton on receiving the Black Achievers in Business and Industry Award from the Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Greater Kansas City.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

050059
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from the City Clerk regarding the certification of four candidates Diane Charity, Ronald Williams, Marilyn Simmons, and Richard Tolbert in the recall election to be held on February 8, 2005.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

050035
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the need to adequately provide for ambulance services and protect residents and visitors from infectious, environmental and terrorist threats; recognizing the need to provide citizens of Kansas City with access to acute, primary and emergency care; and expressing the intent of the City Council to restore funding for public health services to Fiscal Year 2003-2004 levels and require recipients of health levy funds to perform annual program audits, should the health levy increase be approved by voters on April 5, 2005.


Councilmember Skaggs Move to Amend
Increase number of years from 7 to 9.
Seconded by Councilmember Brooks
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0


Councilmember Skaggs Move to Amend
strike from amendment; public health services from levy
Seconded by Councilmember Eddy
Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 3 - Nace, Riley, Barnes


Adopted as Committee Substitute Further Amended

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

050056
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Approving the preparation and submission of an application to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in accordance with the Comprehensive Environmental Response and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA), as amended, for two $200,000.00 Brownfield Cleanup Grants.


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

050017
Releasing a sanitary sewer easement located in Shawnee Mission, Johnson County, Kansas and directing the City Clerk of Kansas City Missouri, to record such release.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

050022
Authorizing an Indemnification Agreement running with the land between Dean Realty Company and Kansas City, in connection with construction of three retaining walls over and across the sewer located within the easement in the area of State Line Road and Bi-State Drive.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

041073
(Sub.)
Amending Sections 54-1, 54-2, 54-31, and 54-33, Code of Ordinances, dealing with pawnbrokers by requiring the electronic transfer of required information from pawnbrokers to a third party database, approved by the chief of police; adding incarceration as a potential punishment; amending the definition of person of good moral character; removing a requirement that sureties be residents of Kansas City; and requiring daily computer entries be made of persons leaving or selling goods.


Passed As Second Substitute

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

050003
Accepting and approving a one year contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding for sanitation inspections for child care facilities, for an amount not to exceed $44,080.00; reestimating revenue in the amount of $3,078.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and appropriating it to the Local Sanitation Inspections account of the Governmental Grants Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

041427
Giving permission to Ollie Gates, d/b/a as O.G. Investments, his successors, and assigns, to extend, and maintain a parking lot within the Kansas City, Missouri public right of way of Brooklyn Avenue, north of 12th Street; assessing an encroachment fee in the amount of $831.60; and estimating revenue in the amount of $831.60.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0


Councilmember Eddy Move to Waive Charter Requirement
move that the charter requirements for the reading of ordinance no(s): 050042, 041259 (3rd sub), 041361, 050039, 050045, 050026, and 050037 (sub) on three separate days be waived and that these ordinances be advanced for final reading and consideration at this time.
Seconded by Councilmember Riley
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

050042
Approving the plat of ClyMar Ridge, an addition in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; accepting and releasing various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute certain agreements; authorizing the Director of Public Works to accept a certain agreement; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached agreements.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

041259
(Sub.)
Providing for submission to the qualified voters of the City for their approval at an election called for Tuesday, April 5, 2005, the question of temporarily increasing the ad valorem tax levy for a period of nine years for ambulance services, emergency medical services, hospital and public health purposes by twenty-two cents ($.22) per one hundred dollars ($100.00) assessed valuation on real and tangible personal property within the City; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of this election; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure.  


Councilmember Skaggs Move to Amend
from 7-9 years
Seconded by Councilmember Eddy
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 1 - Riley


Passed As Third Sub As Further Amended

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

041361
Authorizing a $2,349,838.00 systems implementation and software licensing contract with Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. for work in Phase II of the Enterprise GIS Project, to include implementation of an Enterprise GIS Database, redesign of data maintenance procedures, and redesign of the City external web mapping site to include e-commerce capability; and authorizing the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in an amount not to exceed $2,631,091.00.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

050039
Authorizing the Director of Finance to accept the proposal of Banc of America Leasing & Capital, LLC for financing the acquisition of an emergency rescue pumper and accompanying equipment for the City of Kansas City, Missouri, in an aggregate principal amount of $375,717.00; executing any and all documents and agreements necessary for the financing under a Master Lease Purchase Agreement; estimating and appropriating lease proceeds in accounts as specifically set forth in the ordinance; appropriating debt service payments for fiscal year 2004-05; declaring the intent of the City to reimburse itself from the lease purchase proceeds for certain expenditures; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon project completion; and designating requisitioning authorities.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Glover, Nace, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

050045
Estimating revenue in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating funds in the amount of $39,755.00 to the Amity Woods Nature Park—Parking Lot Project account in the Capital Improvements Fund; and designating the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners as requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Glover, Nace, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

050026
Vacating a portion of N.E. Staley Road east of N. Woodland Avenue, Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1458-V)


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Glover, Nace, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

050037
(Sub.)
Approving the plat of Staley Farms Townhomes, an addition in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements and a certain deed; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute certain agreements; authorizing the Director of Public Works to accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached agreements.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Glover, Nace, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Eddy Move to Waive Charter Requirement
move that the charter requirement for the reading of ordinances on three separate occasions is waived for the ordinances on second reading on page 6 of todays docket and that these ordinances be placed on the docket next week for third reading.
 
Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Glover, Nace, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

050002
Authorizing the execution of the lease between Kansas City, Missouri and VML, Inc.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

050020
Authorizing the execution of a five year Ground Transportation Concession Agreement with KCI Shuttle at Kansas City International Airport.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

050048
(Sub.)
Authorizing 11 one year leases and contracts with five one-year options to renew for farm land at Kansas City International Airport and Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

050038
To establish Sewer District No. 20021, in Sewer Division No. 20, in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, being generally located in the vicinity of N.E. 55th Street and N.E. Meadowbrook Rd.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

050054
Approving Traffic Regulation Nos. 57839 through 57945.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

041249
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Determining that the Jazz District Tax Increment Financing Plan is making satisfactory progress under the time schedule proposed within the plan for completion.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted
 
 Councilmember Eddy Move to Waive Charter Requirement
move that the charter requirment for the reading of ordinances on three separate occasions be waived for the ordinances on first reading on pages 7-9 of todays docket and that these ordinances be introduced as listed to the committees so designated.
 
Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Glover, Nace, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

050062
Setting March 31, 2005 as the final date by which the annual budget for fiscal year 2005 – 2006 must be adopted.


Referred to Budget and Audit Committee

050063
Appropriating the sum of $157,960.00 from the Kansas City Museum account of the Museum Fund.


Referred to Budget and Audit Committee

050064
RESOLUTION - Authorizing the development of financing for improvements to the Kansas City International Airport for a consolidated rental car facility through the issuance of subordinated taxable airport revenue bonds by the City in an approximate principal amount not to exceed $60,000,000.00; authorizing certain other actions pursuant thereto; and declaring the City's official intent to reimburse from bond proceeds.


Referred to Finance Committee

050074
Reducing an appropriation in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $250,000.00 and appropriating this sum to an account in the Capital Improvements Fund for Walnut and Grand - 11th and 12th Streetscape; reducing three appropriations in the General Obligation Bond Fund in the amount of $1,358,742.00 and appropriating this sum to the following accounts in the following amounts in the General Obligation Bond Fund; City Hall Life Safety - $1,094,993.00; Citywide Retaining Wall Program - $45,562.00; Berkley Park Utilities - $218,187.00; and authorizing a $218,187.00 Cooperative Agreement with the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri for Berkley Park Utility project.


Referred to Finance Committee

050065
Reducing Blue River appropriations in the Capital Improvements Fund totaling $3,911,488.27 from the Department of Public Works; reappropriating a total of $3,911,488.27 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Capital Improvements Fund to the Department of Water Services; authorizing transfer between accounts of encumbrances relating to Special Projects; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Operations Committee

050068
Authorizing a $125,064.00 Amendment No. 3 with Durkin Equipment Company, for Contract No. 7916, Service/Maintenance for the Chlorine Feed Equipment and Atmospheric Monitoring Instrumentation at the Water Treatment Plant; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $137,500.00 for this project; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Referred to Operations Committee

050069
Condemning and taking private property for flood protection improvements, for the purpose of construction, reconstruction, maintenance, operation, patrol, and repair of flood protection improvements, recreational and related purposes and any and all appurtenances incidental thereto in, under, along, upon, over and through that reach of the Blue River known as Byram’s Ford Industrial Park; providing for the payment of just compensation thereof; and authorizing negotiations by the Director of City Development and the Director of Water Services, all in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.


Referred to Operations Committee

050081
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a construction manager at risk (CM@Risk) contract with M.A. Mortenson Company for the downtown arena project that includes Phase 1 Preconstruction Services in the amount of $390,000.00 and Phase 2 Construction Services in the amount of the total direct construction costs plus the CM@Risk’s general condition fee of $6,301,458.00 and the CM@Risk’s fee of 2.25% of the direct construction costs; authorizing the Director of Public Works to exercise the City’s option for Phase 2 construction services upon the City Council’s appropriation of funds from bond proceeds; finding it is in the best interests of the City to utilize the modified MBE/WBE solicitation procedures and requirements set forth in the CM@Risk contract documents and authorizing their use pursuant to section 38-91, Code of Ordinances.


Referred to Operations Committee

050082
Authorizing a $750,000.00 Support Agreement No. 5 to the Memorandum of Agreement - Brush Creek Flood Control Project with the Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers; and authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $750,000.00 for the project.


Referred to Operations Committee

050083
Authorizing a first amendment in the amount of $2,140,000.00 to the Bus Rapid Transit Agreement between the City of Kansas City, the Kansas City Board of Parks and Recreation, and the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority to complete the City’s obligation for infrastructure improvements and provide the local match for federal funds.


Referred to Operations Committee

050070
Repealing Ordinance No. 041265, passed by Council on November 18, 2004, and enacting in lieu thereof a new ordinance approving the plat of Fairfield Third Plat, an addition in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of Public Works to accept certain agreements;authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached agreement.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

050071
Authorizing a $62,303.00 agreement with Kansas City Terminal Railway Company to perform an optimal route study for the Riverfront Heritage Trail, Segment 4f; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $62,303.00 for the project


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

050075
Vacating two portions of the north-south alley west of Main Street and south of 29th Street, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents.(1467-V)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

050076
Amending Sections 80-20, Definitions, 80-42, Accessory uses permitted in districts R-1aa and R-1bb (low density), R-1a (medium density) and R-1b, and 80-60, District R-2 (Two-family dwellings), to define and regulate carriage houses. (254-S-221)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

050077
Vacating a portion of 29th Street west of Main Street and a portion of Baltimore Street south of 29th Street, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1477-V)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

050078
Rezoning approximately 63 acres generally bounded by I-70 on the north, Blue Ridge Boulevard on the east, 43rd Street on the south and 750 feet west of Sterling Avenue on the west from Districts C-3a2 and C-3a2-p to District URD, and approving a development plan for the same. (12884-URD-1)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

050079
Approving the assignment of certain development rights with respect to the redevelopment project located on about 22 acres generally located on the west side of Southwest Boulevard between 25th Street and 27th Street, as described within Case No. 483-S-3 and known as the Output Technology complex, and Westside Industrial "353" (Phases one and two) (the “Redevelopment Project”); releasing Westside Industrial Redevelopment Corporation as it relates to those certain development rights and authorizing execution of an Assignment and Assumption Agreement with Westside Industrial Redevelopment Corporation and Westside Industrial Park, L.L.C. (Case No. 483-S).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

050084
Requiring the removal, relocation, change or discontinuance of all plants, mains, facilities, lines, and other appliances owned or operated by Trigen, its successors and assigns, from any streets, boulevards, alleys, avenues, lanes and public grounds within the Main/South Loop TIF Plan Development area and the Kansas City Downtown Arena Project area as necessary in the public interest and for a public purpose.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
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