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Last Published: 12/6/2012 4:13:38 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - CINDY CIRCO
Present:8 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, JOHN SHARP
Excused:4 - JERMAINE REED, MICHAEL BROOKS, SCOTT TAYLOR, SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
 

121002
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATINS E41485-E41486REV


Received And Filed

Ayes: 9 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Sharp
Nays: 0

121003
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATION E41549


Received And Filed

Ayes: 9 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Sharp
Nays: 0

121009
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from Husch Blackwell regarding the petition to establish the Independence Avenue Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 9 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Sharp
Nays: 0

121019
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Kansas City Board of Election Commissioners regarding an amended certification of results from the November 6, 2012 election.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 9 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Sharp
Nays: 0

121022
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and Council from the City Clerk regarding an amended certification of election results with regards to City Question No. 1 from the November 6, 2012 election.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 9 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Sharp
Nays: 0

120977
RESOLUTION - Approving the Little Blue Valley Area Plan as a guide for the future development and public investment within the area bounded generally by the City of Independence on the north; City of Lee’s Summit and Unity Village on the east; the City of Lee’s Summit and Interstate 470 on the south; and the City of Raytown and Raytown Road on the west; amending the General Development and Land Use Plan, Longview Lake by deleting the portion of the plan covered by the Little Blue Valley Area Plan; and repealing and replacing the Longview Area Plan and the Knobtown Land Use and Development Plan. (406-S-18; 318-S-10; 253-S-9; 664-S-2)


Adopted

Ayes: 9 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Sharp
Nays: 0

121024
RESOLUTION - Establishing the City’s positions on matters that may come before the 113th United States Congress, 1st Session, in 2013.


Councilmember Sharp Move To Hold On Docket

Seconded by Councilmember Glover
Ayes: 9 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Sharp
Nays: 0


Held on Docket (12/13/2012)

120989
(Sub.)
Amending Section 34-363, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Emergency medical services coordinating committee” to expand the membership and to clarify that regulations promulgated must be consistent with the requirements of the Code of Ordinances.


Councilmember Sharp Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Wagner
Ayes: 9 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Sharp
Nays: 0


Passed as Amended

Ayes: 9 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Sharp
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: 9 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Sharp
Nays: 0

120990
Approving the plat of Ragan, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; vacating a portion of an alley; 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. (SD1451)


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Sharp
Nays: 0

120995
Approving the plat of Northview Eighth 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. (SD0924G)


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Sharp
Nays: 0

120996
Authorizing acceptance of a $89,590.00 grant from the Missouri Department of Transportation; estimating revenue in the amount of $89,590.00; appropriating that amount to the Ciclovia account in the Capital Improvements Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Sharp
Nays: 0

120998
(Sub.)
Reducing appropriations in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $550,000.00 and appropriating it to accounts in the Capital Improvements Fund for projects in the First Council District for parks and trail maintenance.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 9 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Sharp
Nays: 0

120991
Amending Section 70-263, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 70-263, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter, and enacting a new Section 53-6, Code of Ordinances, for the purposes of modifying the procedures applicable to the permitting of races and parades and transferring that race permitting function to the Parks and Recreation Department.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Sharp
Nays: 0

120978
Estimating and appropriating revenue in the amount of $600,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund for the Blue Parkway over Small Creek project; authorizing an approximately $210,000.00 amendment to a design services agreement with Taliaferro and Browne, Inc.; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Johnson Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the Charter requirement for reading of ordinances on three separate days be waived for the ordinance on today’s docket listed as “Second Reading” and that it be placed on the docket next week for third reading.
 
Ayes: 9 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Sharp
Nays: 0

120817
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 88 by enacting Subsection 88-445-14-B-8, to provide for the registration of outdoor advertising signs.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Johnson 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: 9 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Sharp
Nays: 0

121010
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Larry Gaddy v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1216-CV13989.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

121011
Adopting and authorizing the execution of the Collective Bargaining Agreement with Local 500 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

121012
Amending Article VIII of the Administrative Code of Kansas City, Missouri, relating to the Classification and Compensation Plan, by repealing Sections 2-1075, 2-1076, 2-1077, 2-1078, 2-1079, and 2-1080 which increases the starting pay for the hourly management classifications and changes the pay grade for the Budget Officer job classification.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

121014
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Truman Medical Center, Claim No. T0708-0687.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

121015
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Merrel Jeremiah, et al., v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, et al., Case No. 10CY-CV09174.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

121017
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, Article XIV by repealing Section 2-1952, Pooled Investment Portfolio Interest Earnings Allocation Policy, and Section 2-1970, Non-Recurring Revenue Policy, and enacting in lieu thereof a new Section 2-1970 that establishes a City revenue policy.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

121020
Amending Chapters 2 and 68, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-1992, Budget Transfers, and Section 68-446, Sales tax (2009), and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

121023
Estimating revenue and appropriating $6,150,000.00 in the General Fund; appropriating $350,000.00 in the Insurance Premium Fund; estimating revenue and appropriating $2,000,000.00 in the Information Technology Internal Services Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

121004
Repealing Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 120224, approving additional tax increment financing for the Antioch Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan and authorizing the Director of Finance to execute a financing agreement.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

121006
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the First Amendment to the Antioch Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan; and approving, as modified, the First Amendment to the Antioch Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

121007
RESOLUTION - Determining the compliance of the Library Lofts East and West Redevelopment Project located at 1004 Baltimore Avenue and 127 W. 10th Street and authorizing issuance of a Certificate of Completion to Old Town Redevelopment Corporation for the Library Lofts East and West Redevelopment Project. (567-S-1)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

121008
Approving the assignment of certain development rights with respect to the Library Lofts East Building of the Library Lofts Redevelopment Project, by and among the Old Town Redevelopment Corporation, Library Lofts East, LLC, and SIR Library Lofts, LLC; releasing Old Town Redevelopment Corporation and Library Lofts East, LLC, as it relates to certain development rights; and authorizing execution of an Assignment and Assumption Agreement among Old Town Redevelopment Corporation, Library Lofts East, LLC, SIR Library Lofts, LLC, and the City of Kansas City, Missouri. (567-S)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

121013
RESOLUTION - Expressing support for the use of sale-leasebacks by the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority, and Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, for the purposes of promoting economic development and eliminating and preventing blight.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

121016
Amending Chapter 18, Article II, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 3201.1.1, 3201.5, 3201.5.1, 3201.5.2, 3201.5.3, 3201.5.4, 3201.6, 3201.7 and 3201.8, and enacting new Sections 3201.1 and 3201.2 in said chapter and article, and enacting a new Section 18-25 in Article I of Chapter 18, to amend the regulations regarding encroachments.  


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

121018
Authorizing condemnation and taking private property interests in fee simple for public use; receiving evidence of economic and social blight; making a determination of economic and social blight; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations by the City Planning and Development Department; consenting to the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney on behalf of the City; 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.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

121021
Approving the plat of Colonnades at Beacon Hill, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting and releasing 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. (SD1167E)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

121005
Accepting and approving a one-year $191,778.00 grant award agreement from the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) to carry out the Community Transformation Grant for Jackson County, Missouri, to reduce the incidence of chronic disease, obesity and diabetes in the community through evidence-based prevention strategies.


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

121025
Authorizing an agreement with HDR Engineering, Inc., for the Downtown Streetcar Transit System; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Johnson Move To Introduce

121026
Establishing the Series 2013A Special Obligation Bond Fund; estimating revenues in the amount of $30,000,000.00 in Fund 3428, the Series 2013A Special Obligation Bond Fund and appropriating the same for the Downtown Streetcar Transit System (“Project”); designating requisitioning authority; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon completion; declaring the official intent to get reimbursed from bonds proceeds; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee
 
 Councilmember Sharp Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 9 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Sharp
Nays: 0

121027
RESOLUTION - Urging our Nation’s Leaders to avoid the “fiscal cliff” and to reach a budget agreement that does not harm municipalities and their citizens.


Councilmember Sharp Move to Adopt

Seconded by Councilmember Wagner
Ayes: 9 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Sharp
Nays: 0


Adopted

Ayes: 9 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
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