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Last Published: 11/1/2012 12:39:07 PM
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, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, CINDY CIRCO, MICHAEL BROOKS, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Excused:1 - JAN MARCASON
 

120921
RESOLUTION - Honoring Tina Weatherspoon as a Rich Noll Pacesetter for October, 2012.


Adopted

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

120931
RESOLUTION - Honoring Floyd Manley on his retirement after 22 years of dedicated service to the Kansas City Credit Union.


Adopted

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

120927
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E41453 – E41455


Received And Filed

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

120928
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATION E 41461


Received And Filed

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

120929
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E41466-E41470


Received And Filed

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

120930
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E41471-E41473


Received And Filed

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

120940
COMMUNICATION - For October, 2012: Accepting thirty-five (35) general warranty deeds, and one (1) trustee's deed in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

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

120836
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Expressing the City Council’s support for the AdvanceKC strategic plan and underlying process and directing the City Manager to develop an ordinance whereby the City Council would approve the AdvanceKC Strategic Plan.


Adopted as Substituted

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

120943
RESOLUTION - Establishing additional priorities and positions for the Missouri General Assembly’s 2013 Legislative Session.


Adopted

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

120897
(Sub.)
Estimating revenue in the amount of $110,000.00 in the General Fund; appropriating that amount to the Street Lighting account for downtown streetlight base replacements.


Passed as Substituted

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

120881
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to execute a supplemental agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission to use the Transportation Enhancement grant funds in the amount of $498,000.00 provided by the Federal Highway Administration in 2009 for the purchase and restoration of the historic Byram's Ford Battlefield.


Passed

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

120882
Determining that a public benefit will be gained by the waiver of a demolition lien on the property located at 2826 Prospect Avenue; and authorizing the City Manager to waive the lien.


Passed

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

120900
Approving the plat of 51 Main, First Plat, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting and releasing various easements; establishing grades on public ways; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1449)


Passed

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

120902
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a renewal contract with Durkin Equipment Company, Inc., for Service/Maintenance for the Chlorine Feed Equipment and Atmospheric Instrumentation at the Water Treatment Plant; and authorizing the expenditure of approximately $159,022.00.


Passed

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

120919
(Sub.)
Appropriating $284,500.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Public Mass Transportation Fund for the Kansas City Downtown Streetcar; recognizing an emergency; and declaring City’s intent to reimburse itself for certain expenditures.


Passed as Substituted

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

120908
Creating a new department to be known as the Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department by amending Chapter 2, Administration, Code of Ordinances, Division 13, by repealing the title and Sections 2-521 through 2-529 and enacting a new title and new Sections 2-521 through 2-525 and by repealing Chapter 2, Administration, Code of Ordinances, Division 15, Housing and Community Development Department.


Passed

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

120845
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District UR (Urban Redevelopment), on a 12.2 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of Troost Avenue and Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard, to allow for the elimination of the 10 residential units and approval of 75,500 square feet of existing and future retail/commercial development. (12034-UR-3)


Passed

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

120899
(Sub.)
Enacting a new Section 50-111.5, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Receiving stolen property” to punish the receipt of stolen property.


Passed as Substituted

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

120894
(Sub.)
Reducing appropriations in the amount of $5,380,000 in the 2012A General Obligation Bond Fund; appropriating that amount to the East Patrol Campus account; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $750,000 in the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund; appropriating $2,250,000 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund to the East Patrol Campus account; authorizing a $48,000,000.00 contract with JE Dunn/Alexander Mechanical, a Joint Venture, for the East Patrol Campus Project; authorizing the Director of Public Works Department to amend and increase this contract by up to $2,800,000.00; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

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

120904
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a contract with Genesis Plumbing Enterprises, LLC, for the Renewal 1 - Sewer Line Repairs at Various Locations 2012 Fiscal Year project; and authorizing the expenditure of approximately $2,000,000.00.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember 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 “Second Readings” and that they be placed on the docket next week for third reading.
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120901
Authorizing the issuance, sale and delivery of not to exceed $95,000,000.00 Sanitary Sewer System Improvement and Refunding Revenue Bonds, Series 2012A of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, for the purpose of extending and improving the City’s Sanitary Sewer System and refunding all or a portion of certain of the City’s Sanitary Sewer System Revenue Bonds, prescribing the form and details of said Bonds and the covenants and agreements made by the City to facilitate and protect the payment thereof; providing for the collection, segregation and application of the revenues of the sanitary sewer portion of the City’s sewerage system for the purpose of paying the cost of operation and maintenance of the sanitary sewer portion of the City’s sewerage system, paying the principal of and interest on said Bonds, and providing reasonable and adequate reserve funds; and prescribing other matters relating thereto.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

120906
Appropriating $19,744.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund for dumpster and trash removal services.


Add to Consent Docket

120903
Estimating revenue in the amount of $200,000.00 from vehicle licenses tax and appropriating $500,000.00 for parks maintenance and community center programming enhancements.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

120874
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Blue Valley Industrial Area Plan by amending the Proposed Land Use Plan and Map on about 37 acres generally located south of Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad, west of the Gulf Mobile Ohio Railroad, north of Wilson Avenue and Morrell Avenue and east of Marsh Avenue, by changing the recommended land use from Low Density Residential (1-8 Units Per Acre) to Heavy Industrial. (221-S-7)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

120875
Rezoning an area of approximately 37 acres generally located south of Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad, west of the Gulf Mobile Ohio Railroad, north of Wilson Avenue and Morrell Avenue and east of Marsh Avenue from Districts R-2.5 and M 3-5 to District MPD, and approving a preliminary development plan for a Teamsters Apprenticeship Training area, which also serves as a preliminary plat. (14313-MPD)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

120890
Appropriating $535,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Development Services Fund for Special Capital needs and service delivery enhancements.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

120914
Authorizing the acceptance of a $167,512.00 Fair Housing Assistance Program Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the purpose of investigating discriminatory housing complaints; estimating and appropriating $167,512.00 in the General Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

120907
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 10-212, Distance from churches and schools, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter to eliminate the requirement that a sales by drink or sales by package liquor licensed premise that would be located within 100 feet of a church or school must have five or more buildings located together and be managed and marketed as a single mixed use development.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Circo 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, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120935
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a workers' compensation benefit filed by Lisa M. Dunn for injuries resulting from an accident on December 27, 2010, while employed by the City.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120923
Estimating revenue from insurance proceeds and appropriating it to the Demolition account.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

120922
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the First Amendment to the Judicial Square Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the First Amendment to the Judicial Square Tax Increment Financing Plan; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120939
Amending Chapter 88, Zoning and Development Code, to revise the notice and procedural requirements for rezoning, text amendments, development plan review, site plan review, and other related provisions.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120942
(Sub.)
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Downtown Housing Financial Assistance Agreement with the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri and the EDC Loan Corporation for the purpose of providing financial assistance in the development of multifamily residential development in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120925
Enacting a new Section 50-162, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Funeral protests prohibited” to restrict protests within 300 feet of, and within one hour before and one hour after, a funeral or burial service.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

120926
Repealing Chapter 50 Article XII, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Major Sporting Event Districts” and Section 50-454(a)(7), Code of Ordinances, relating to a prohibition on street vending within a Major Sporting Event District to remove regulations put into place specifically for the 2012 Major League Baseball All Star Game events.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

120932
(Sub.)
Repealing Section 70-961, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Automated traffic control systems” and enacting a new Section 70-961, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Violation of public safety at intersections and the automated photo enforcement of traffic control signal regulations” to enact a prohibition on owning a vehicle located within an intersection after a traffic signal displays a red light.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

120924
Directing the City Manager to cause specific projects to be submitted to the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) as applications for the FFY 2012 Transportation Enhancements (TE) and FFY 2013 Transportation Alternatives (TA) Programs.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120933
Amending Chapter 63, Erosion and Sediment Control, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 63-21, 63-22, 63-24, 63-33, 63-42 and 63-43 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter modifying the purpose of the article, adding terms to the definitions section, and modifying the enforcement provisions.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120934
Amending Chapter 64, Streets Sidewalks and Public Places, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 64-4, 64-113, and 64-122 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter, modifying terms and modifying the performance and maintenance bond requirements.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120936
Estimating and appropriating revenue in the amount of $21,000.00 in the Capital Improvement Fund for the 93rd Street Trail project; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120937
Authorizing an increase in the contingency of a contract with McTech Corporation in the amount of $160,000.00 for construction services for the South Satellite Service Center project; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120938
Appropriating $83,545.28 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund for the City’s portion of MoDOT’s cost to remove the McGee Street Bridge over I-670


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120944
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Human Relations to create and implement a Hiring Bid Incentive Program to motivate companies to create employment opportunities as part of a targeted building demolition effort.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120945
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a construction contract with R. A. Knapp Construction, Inc. for approximately $2,830,000.00 for the Troost Bridge North Pedestrian Improvements project; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Johnson Move To Introduce
I request that the Clerk receive, docket and read an ordinance prepared too late to be on today's docket.

120946
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to act as the City’s representative and designee to execute Agreements with the Missouri Department of Transportation for the construction of transportation related improvements including, but not limited to curbs, sidewalks, trails, traffic signals and streetlights.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Wagner Move To Introduce
I request that the Clerk receive, docket and read an ordinance prepared too late to be on today's docket.

120947
Authorizing a $60,000.00 Cooperative Agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri for a housing program in the benefit district of the Chouteau Tax Increment Financing Redevelopment Area; appropriating $770,814.00 in Fund 5230, the Equipment Lease Debt Service Fund as a transfer to Fund 3090, the Capital Improvements Fund; estimating revenues in the amount of $60,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating $60,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund to provide funds for the agreement; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee
 
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