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Last Published: 10/24/2014 8:19:15 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:12 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, MICHAEL BROOKS, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
 

140921
RESOLUTION - Honoring Mattie Rhodes’ 120th anniversary.


Adopted

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

140923
RESOLUTION - Honoring and acknowledging Mr. Ah’Lee Robinson for his years of dedicated service to the Kansas City Boys and Girls Choirs.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140895
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATION E41983


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140896
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E41984-E41985


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140897
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E41986-E41992


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140898
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E41993-E42001


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140899
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Flintlock Shoppes Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Report for fiscal year ending April 30, 2014.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140900
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Brookside Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2015.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140901
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the 210 Highway Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2015.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Reed) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the resolutions listed on today’s docket as “Resolutions for Same Day Adoption” be presented to Council for consideration for immediate adoption today.
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140902
RESOLUTION - Approving the appointments of Stacy Porto and Stancia J. Whitcomb Jenkins and the reappointment of Kelly G. Kendall as members of the Human Rights Commission.  


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140906
RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of John McGraw and Nicholas Page as members of the Board of Commissioners to administer the Union Hill Special Business District.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140692
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Declaring the City’s intentions with regard to the Bainbridge, Georgian Courts, and Linda Vista apartments.


Adopted as Substituted

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

140874
RESOLUTION - Supporting the application for a Promise Zone designation by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD); and authorizing submission of this Resolution of support to HUD.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140888
RESOLUTION - Amending the Heart of the City Area Plan for approximately 4.1 acres generally bounded by E. 27th Street on the north, Prospect Avenue on the east, E. 28th Street on the south, and Wabash Avenue on the west; and lots located at 2716 Wabash Avenue, 2412 E. 28th Street, and 2416 E. 28th Street, to change the recommended land use from Residential Low Density (Urban) to Mixed Use Neighborhood. (685-S-4, Morningstar Youth and Family Center)


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Wagner) 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 “Committee Advances” and that these ordinances be advanced for final reading and consideration at this time.
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140872
Amending Sections 40-111 and 40-166 of Chapter 40, Article II, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Schedule of License Fees,” to change the due dates of quarterly returns and payments of the hotel, motel or tourist courts and the rental car license fees.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140876
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a one year lease agreement with four one-year renewals with SAVE, Inc. for the purpose of a paved parking area to be utilized by the lessee for non-profit business purposes.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140877
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a one-year lease agreement with four one-year renewals with the Minority Contractors Association of Greater Kansas City for the purpose of an office space for the nonprofit organization at the Mohart Center.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140878
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a one-year lease agreement with four one-year renewals with the Homeless Services Coalition of Greater Kansas City for the purpose of an office space for a nonprofit organization and individuals dedicated to creating compassionate community response to homelessness at the Mohart Center.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140879
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a one-year lease agreement with four one-year renewals with the Greater Kansas City Housing Information Center for the purpose of and location to administer a Housing Counseling Program and related programming at the Mohart Center.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140880
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a lease amendment with two five-year renewals with the New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC for the purpose of use of a tower for antennas located at Benton Curve.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140881
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a five (5) year lease agreement with Kansas City Soap Box Derby, Inc., for the purpose of conducting races on the existing soap box derby raceway located at the Municipal Farm.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140882
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a one-year lease agreement with four one-year renewals with the Kansas City Community Gardens, Inc. for the purpose of a community garden and related activities at the Municipal Farm.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140859
(Sub.)
Adopting the 2015-2016 Citywide Business Plan including Council Goals, the Financial Strategic Plan, and the Balanced Scenario of the Five-Year Planning Model; directing the City Manager to include the assumptions of the Financial Strategic Plan and the Five-Year Planning Model into the upcoming budget; and directing the City Manager to align departmental strategic plans and business plans to the Citywide Business Plan.


Councilmember Sharp (Second by Taylor) Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Taylor
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Councilmember Sharp (Second by Taylor) Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Taylor
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Passed as Substituted and Amended

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140873
(Sub.)
Approving the use of a portion of the City of Kansas City, Missouri’s allocation of Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds issuance authority to provide financing to 310 W. 49th Street, Inc., for energy efficient improvements to the Wornall Plaza Condominiums and directing certain notifications concerning the project.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140841
Authorizing condemnation and taking of private property located at 9251 Hillcrest Road, Kansas City, Missouri in fee simple for public use for reclamation of blighted, substandard or insanitary area within the Bannister & I-435 TIF Redevelopment Area; receiving evidence, and making a determination, that this property is blighted, substandard or insanitary; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations by the Public Works 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 Jackson County, Missouri.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140863
Approving the Petition to establish the Main Street Community Improvement District, Inc.; establishing the Main Street Community Improvement, Inc., generally bounded by 27th Street on the north, Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard on the south, both east and west side of Main Street with easterly extensions on Linwood Boulevard, 39th Street and 43rd Street, and westerly extensions near 31st Street, 38th Street, 39th Street and J.C. Nichols Parkway 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.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140884
Vacating an unbuilt portion of N.E. 53rd Street between N.E. Vivion Road to the south, N.E. 54th Street to the north, N. Denver Avenue to the east and N. Brighton Avenue to the west; retaining a utility easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1650-V).


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140889
Rezoning approximately 4.1 acres generally bounded by E. 27th Street on the north, Prospect Avenue on the east, E. 28th Street on the south, and Wabash Avenue on the west; and lots located at 2716 Wabash Avenue, 2412 E. 28th Street, and 2416 E. 28th Street from Districts B3-2 and R1.5 to District MPD, and approving an MPD plan for a community center, adult daycare center, and worship center and residential uses. (14495-MPD. Morningstar Youth and Family Center)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140891
Waiving certain requirements of Section 88-405-04, Code of Ordinances, in connection with the final plat of Horace Mann Village, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance. (SD1458A)


Councilmember Circo (Second by Brooks) 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.
Seconded by Councilmember Brooks
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140803
Vacating the north/south alley next east of Troost Avenue from Admiral Boulevard to E. 8th Street; reserving a utility easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1691-V).


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

140890
Rezoning a 1.12 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Troost Avenue from District M1-5 to MPD, and approving a development plan allowing for 33 multifamily residential units within two (2) buildings on one (1) lot. (13684-MPD-1).


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Circo (Second by Brooks) 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: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140893
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a five-year license agreement with Just Schooling Adult Day Health Care, LLC, for the purpose of a parking area to be utilized by the Licensee for non-profit business purposes.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140894
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a lease agreement with Habitat for Humanity Kansas City, Inc. for the lease of City-owned property generally located at 1423 Linwood at Paseo, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140904
Appropriating $650,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Convention and Tourism Fund.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140905
Amending Article VIII of the Administrative Code of Kansas City, Missouri, relating to the Classification and Compensation Plan, by repealing Sections 2-1076, 2-1079, 2-1080 and 2-1086 and provides for maintenance of the system by creating two new classifications, retitling four classifications, revising the pay grade for five classifications and provides the Director of Human Resources authority to establish pay bands within a pay range for department specific job classifications.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140922
Amending Section 40-370, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Retention of license tax rates” to extend the rule that the license tax on utilities shall remain in effect whenever the Public Service Commission approves a rate increase to heating utilities.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140903
Appropriating $50,000.00 in the Maintenance Reserve Fund; estimating revenue of $20,241.90 and appropriating $26,491.90 in the General Fund; estimating and appropriating $82,238.82 in the Neighborhood Stabilization Fund; estimating revenue and appropriating $569,144.00 in the HOME Investment Fund; and recognizing this ordinance as an ordinance with an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

140907
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the Fifteenth Amendment to the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan; and approving the Fifteenth Amendment to the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140908
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the Second Amendment to the Antioch Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan; and approving the Second Amendment to the Antioch Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140909
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 1A of the Antioch Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project; and adopting tax increment financing therefore.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140910
Approving and designating Redevelopment Projects 2A & 2B of the Antioch Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan as Redevelopment Projects; and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140911
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 3 of the Antioch Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project; and adopting tax increment financing therefore.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140912
Accepting and approving the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the Ninth Amendment to the Parvin Road Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140913
Amending Ordinance No. 001588 to revise the legal description of the Parvin Road Corridor Tax Increment Tax Increment Financing Redevelopment Area 3B-1.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140914
Amending Ordinance No. 001589 to revise the legal description of the Parvin Road Corridor Tax Increment Tax Increment Financing Redevelopment Area 3B-2.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140915
Amending Ordinance No. 001592 to revise the legal description of the Parvin Road Corridor Tax Increment Tax Increment Financing Redevelopment Area 4.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140916
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Arlington Road Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Arlington Road Tax Increment Financing Plan; and designating the Redevelopment Area.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140917
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 1A of the Arlington Road Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project; and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140918
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 8 of the Arlington Road Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project; and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140919
Amending Chapter 88, the Zoning and Development Code, through revisions, clarifications, and other administrative changes throughout the chapter in accordance with the Zoning & Development Code periodic review. (254-S-292).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140920
Amending Chapter 88, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 88-445-05 Signs in the Public Right-of-Way and on Public Property, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter that permits signage for the streetcar system. (254-S-295)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
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