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Last Published: 1/27/2011 4:48:45 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - MARK FUNKHOUSER
Present:12 - DEB HERMANN, BILL SKAGGS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, BETH GOTTSTEIN, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, TERRY RILEY, CATHY JOLLY, JOHN SHARP
 

110061
RESOLUTION - Congratulating the Center School District on receiving its State Accredited with “Distinction in Performance” title for the 2010-2011 school year.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110063
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Mark Bowland on receiving the 2010 National Institute on Recreation Excellence in Inclusion Award.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110064
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the Zona Rosa Community Improvement District regarding submission of their proposed budget for FY 2011-12.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110065
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the KCI/I-29 Community Improvement District regarding submission of their proposed budget for FY 2011-12.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110066
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the 3-Trails Village Community Improvement District regarding submission of their proposed budget for FY 2011-12.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110071
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulation E41160


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110077
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulation E41161-E41162


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110069
RESOLUTION - Expressing the Council’s support for the concept of “Livable Streets” as a means to promote great neighborhoods, healthy and active people, and a thriving community.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

101067
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to establish a working group to evaluate the urban redevelopment program and provide recommendations consistent with the City Auditor’s performance audit on urban redevelopment contracts; and directing the City Manager to furnish reports to the City Council on the working group’s evaluation and recommendations.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move the charter requirement forthe reading of ordinances nos 110027,110042,110045 (sub), 110046 on three separate days be waived and that these ordinances be advanced for final reading and consideration at this time.
 
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110027
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 76, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 76-44, Penalty for operation of jitney, and 76-75, Fees, and enacting new sections that raise the minimum fine on a vehicle found to be operating as a jitney within the city limits of the City of Kansas City, Missouri and to increase the annual permit fee to operate a taxicab, livery or sightseeing vehicle upon the streets of Kansas City Missouri for the purpose of providing more enforcement throughout the City; and directing the City Manager to submit a report to the Council as provided in this ordinance.


Councilmember Riley Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Hermann
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Passed as Substituted and Amended

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110042
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a Stakeholder Cooperative Agreement and Stakeholder Contribution Agreement with the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) in support of the Missouri River Degradation Feasibility Cost Share Agreement between MARC and the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers; authorizing the expenditure of $300,000.00 to MARC subject to future appropriations; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110045
(Sub.)
Estimating and appropriating $2,292,779.00 in the 2011 GO Bond Fund from the anticipated sale of general obligation bonds; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $2,292,779.00 for five street reconstruction projects; designating requisitioning authority; declaring the City’s intention to reimburse itself from bond proceeds for bond related expenditures; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110046
Estimating and appropriating $200,000.00 in the 2011 GO Bond Fund from the anticipated sale of general obligation bonds; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $200,000.00 for five street reconstruction projects; designating requisitioning authority; declaring the City’s intention to reimburse itself from bond proceeds for bond related expenditures; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Amend Waiving Charter Motion
Skaggs, second by Johnson, moved to hold off first readings Ordinance No 110075 until March 17, 2011. The council voted 12 ayes 1 abstained (Riley). I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENT FOR READING OF ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS BE WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON FIRST READING (excluding 110075) ON PAGES 4-6 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110057
Adopting the Show Me Green Sales Tax Holiday for City sales taxes on Energy Star certified new appliances from April 19 through April 25, 2011; and directing the City Clerk to provide a certified copy of this ordinance no later than March 1, 2011, to the Missouri Department of Revenue as notice of the City's participation in the sales tax holiday.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

110073
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the Tenth Amendment to the Shoal Creek Parkway Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Tenth Amendment to the Shoal Creek Parkway Tax Increment Financing Plan and authorizing the Redevelopment Projects contained therein; setting forth findings relating to the Shoal Creek Parkway Tax Increment Financing Plan; designating an amended Redevelopment Area; authorizing the Commission to issue obligations to finance Redevelopment Project Costs; and approving the pledge of all funds generated from Redevelopment Projects and deposited into the Shoal Creek account.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

110074
Authorizing the execution and delivery of a financing agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., and certain other documents in connection with the Shoal Creek Parkway Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

110072
RESOLUTION - Consenting to the transfer by Land Trust of vacant property to be designated by the Director of the Neighborhood and Community Services Department for repair, rehabilitation and redevelopment.


Referred to Housing Committee

110067
Vacating E. 50th Street from Swope Parkway to Cleveland Avenue, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1641-V)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

110070
Approving the 155th & Kensington PIEA Planning Area General Development Plan on about 54 acres generally bounded by Fairchild Drive and E. 157th Street on the north, Kensington Avenue and Elmwood Avenue on the east, the city limits of Kansas City, Missouri and Wright Street on the south, and Fairchild Drive and Norton Avenue on the west; declaring that area a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Planned Industrial Expansion Authority Law, Sections 100.300-100.620, RSMo; and authorizing the transfer of certain city-owned property to the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority. (687-S)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

110076
Authorizing condemnation and taking private property interests for public use; for the construction, location and maintenance of Northeast Chouteau Trafficway from Missouri Highway Route 210 to I-35; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations by the Capital Project Office; 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 Clay County, Missouri.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

110058
Authorizing a $599,937.00 Amendment No. 5 to an agreement with Bucher, Willis & Ratliff Corporation for engineering design services for the Red Bridge Road Section 2 – Blue River Rd. to Montgall Ave.; and authorizing the City Manager to expend $599,937.00 from funds previously appropriated.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

110059
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a $1,097,500.00 contract with Blue Nile Engineering, Inc. for Contract No. 8508, Project No. 80001302, Small Main Replacement on Pipeline Plate J-95, 107th Street to 115th Street, Jackson Avenue to Hillcrest Road; authorizing expenditures of $1,207,250.00 from previously appropriated funds; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

110060
Authorizing the transfer of $744,987.00 in the Capital Improvement Fund from the Public Works Department account to the corresponding Water Services Department account and projects in the Capital Improvement Fund.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

110062
Approving the allocations in the FY 2012-16 Capital Improvements Program preliminary budget and the FY 2012 Neighborhood Conservation Project list as set forth in this ordinance and attached exhibits; and stating the Council's intention regarding advance funding of the FY 2012-16 Capital Improvement Program projects and FY 2012 Neighborhood Conservation projects.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

110068
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a contract with Radmacher Brothers Excavating, Inc, for construction of Segment 4C MO of the Riverfront Heritage Trail (Madison to State Line); estimating grant revenues in the amount of $1,020,135; appropriating funds in the Capital Improvements Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Convene into Closed Session
 
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Convene from Closed Session
 
Ayes: 9 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
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