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Last Published: 3/27/2008 4:39:39 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
 

080307
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the City Clerk regarding the receipt of the Employees' Retirement System Annual Report for fiscal year ended April 30, 2007.


Received And Filed

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

080299
RESOLUTION - Approving the appointments of Cathy J. Brown as a member of the Board of Zoning Adjustment and Tom Stiller and Richard Osborn as alternate members to the Board of Zoning Adjustment.


Adopted

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

080309
RESOLUTION - Declaring April of each year as Child Abuse Prevention Month in Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

080310
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Expressing the Council’s interest in the City collaborating with other metropolitan municipal and county governments to create a regional correctional system and directing the City Manager to develop a comprehensive plan for a regional correctional system.


Councilmember Jolly Move to Amend

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


Adopted as Amended

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

080316
RESOLUTION - Expressing the Council’s support for the passage of the “mega-project” amendment to Missouri House Bill 2393 and Missouri Senate Bills 1234 and 1270, regarding the Enhanced Enterprise Zone Program.


Adopted

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

080317
RESOLUTION - Supporting efforts for an EPA research project on green solutions to be located in Kansas City; expressing the City’s intent to partner with the successful applicant and furnish in-kind services.


Adopted

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

080268
Approving the plat of Community of the Good Shepherd, an addition in Jackson 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. (SD1322A)


Passed

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

080251
(Sub.)
Adopting the Annual Budget of the City for the Fiscal Year 2008-09; estimating the revenues for said fiscal year; appropriating for the purposes stated the sums set forth in said Budget; designating requisitioning authorities; directing the Director of Finance and the City Controller to make necessary entries upon the records to show the appropriations and allocations herein provided for; and authorizing inter-fund loans.


Councilmember Hermann Move to Amend
A copy is on file in the city clerk's office
Seconded by Councilmember Marcason
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Funkhouser
Nays: 1 - Sharp


Councilmember Sharp Move to Amend
20 Police Officers
Seconded by Councilmember Riley
Ayes: 2 - Riley, Sharp
Nays: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Funkhouser


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Funkhouser
Nays: 1 - Sharp

080259
Amending Chapter 78, Code of Ordinances, entitled Water by repealing Sections 78-6, General meter rate, 78-8, Fire protection rates, and 78-10, Suburban meter rate, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like subject matter adjusting charges for water service; and establishing an effective date.


Passed

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

080260
Amending Chapter 60, Code of Ordinances, entitled Sewers and Sewage Disposal by repealing Sections 60-2, Sewer charges for resident users, and 60-3, Sewer charges for nonresident users, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which adjusts sewer rates; and establishing an effective date.


Passed

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

080267
Authorizing the execution of certain termination and release documents in connection with the redemption of Taxable Lease Revenue Bonds (Municipal Auditorium and 13th & Wyandotte Projects), Series 1996) of the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri


Passed

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

080224
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District M-1-p on approximately a 69.732 acre tract of land generally located on the east side of N.E. Chouteau Trafficway on both sides of N.E. 33rd Terrace and N.E. 34th Street. (3995-P-26)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080231
(Sub.)
Rezoning an area of approximately 158.2 acres generally located at the southeast corner of N. Congress and N.W. 108th Street from District GP-7 to District GP-1, and approving a development plan. (13886-GP)


Passed

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

080263
Accepting and approving a $109,030.00 contract amendment with Truman Medical Center, Inc. to provide additional case management services to eligible clients in the Kansas City Transitional Grant Area who meet Ryan White Title I guidelines.


Passed

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

080264
Accepting and approving an $86,000.00 contract amendment with Truman Medical Center, Inc. to provide additional primary health care services to eligible clients in the Kansas City Transitional Grant Area who meet Ryan White Title I guidelines.


Passed

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

080266
Accepting and approving a $79,810.00 amendment to a contract with Kansas City Free Health Clinic to provide additional case management care to eligible clients in the Kansas City Transitional Grant Area who meet Ryan White Title I guidelines.


Passed

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
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: There are no advance consents this week. ADVANCE DEBATES: 080289 080274 080110 (sub) 080287 (sub) ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080289
Authorizing the Director of Finance to make mid-year adjustments to certain TIF and Super-TIF accounts including appropriating Unappropriated Fund Balance in the General Fund, in the amount of $3,999,600.00; estimating additional revenues in the PILOT Fund, No. 6830 and increasing appropriations to redirect earnings taxes to the North Kansas City School District; reallocating and reducing appropriations to transfer from the KCATA, Fire, Public Safety, C & T, and Capital Improvements Sales Tax to various STIF Funds; adjusting appropriations in the TIF Special Allocation Fund and various STIF funds; establishing the funds, departments and accounts necessary to implement these budgetary adjustments in the City’s financial accounting system.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 1 - Johnson

080274
Authorizing the Director of the City Development Department to enter into a $498,600.00 contract with BNIM Architects for Project No. 08037, Greater Downtown Area Plan which will be a plan for an area generally bounded by 31st Street on the south, North Kansas City on the north, Woodland Avenue on the east and the State Line on the west and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $498,600.00.


Passed

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

080110
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 50, Code of Ordinances. by repealing Section 50-155, Issuance of proclamation of emergency, powers of mayor under proclamation of emergency, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter dealing with the issuance of a proclamation of emergency; powers of mayor under proclamation of emergency.


Passed as Substituted

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

080287
(Sub.)
Reestimating revenue in the additional amount of $700,000.00 and appropriating it in the Health Levy Fund; authorizing contract amendments with Cabot Westside, Northland Health Care and KC Free Health Clinics for health care services for the indigent residents of Kansas City, Missouri; appropriating $200,000.00 to Southland Health Care; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF THE ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON SECOND READING ON PAGE 7 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

071357
(Sub.)
Denying approval of an amendment to a previously approved preliminary development plan in District C-2-p on approximately a 0.53 acre tract of land generally located on the west side of Blue Ridge Boulevard, approximately 400 feet north of 106th Terrace. (10676-P-1)


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

080243
Approving the preliminary plat of Parkdale Estates on a 6.68 acre tract of land generally located on the east side of N.W. Parkdale Road about 180 feet north of the Kansas City, Missouri city limit and 400 feet south of N.W. 52nd Terrace. (SD 1382)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

080285
Releasing a sewer easement located on the west side of J.C. Nichols Parkway, south of W. 45th Street, in Jackson County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record the document.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

080296
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 48, Nuisances, Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new Section 48-50. Chronic nuisance, which prohibits chronic nuisance properties.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENT FOR READING OF ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS BE WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON FIRST READING ON PAGES 8-10 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

080308
Terminating the 13th and Wyandotte, Project Number 1995-1, Neighborhood Improvement District.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

080312
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for workers' compensation benefits filed by Bruce Williams for injuries resulting from an accident on April 10, 2007, while employed by the City.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

080314
Authorizing a cooperative agreement for public improvements with HD Lee Building, LLC, in the amount of $500,000.00.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

080301
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Westport Land Use Plan by amending the Proposed Land Use Plan and Map for approximately 0.32 acres generally located at southwest corner of 39th Street and Clark Street from multi-family residential medium density uses to mixed uses. (132-S-34)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080302
Rezoning approximately 0.324 acres generally located at the southwest corner of 39th Street and Clark Street from District C-2 to District C-1. (13586-PD-2)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080303
Rezoning approximately 0.324 acres generally located at the southwest corner of 39th Street and Clark Street from District C-1 to District PD/C-1, and approving a development plan for the same. (13586-PD-2)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080304
Approving the preliminary plat of Savannah Court Condominiums on a 0.29 acre tract of land generally located on the southwest corner of W. 45th Street and Jefferson Street. (SD 1381)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080305
Approve the preliminary plat of Habitat Manor on a .41 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of N. Bellaire Avenue and platted N.E. 52nd Street. (SD 1385)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080298
Accepting and approving a one-year grant award in the amount of $3,811,719.00 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, whereby the Department of Health and Human Services will provide funding for Ryan White Title I Services for the period beginning March 1, 2008 through February 28, 2009; increasing revenue in the amount of $406,675.00 and increasing appropriations in the amount of $406,674.00 in the Ryan White Title I Grant Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

080300
Authorizing a $126,084.00 Second Amendment to Agreement No. 060120 with TranSystems Corporation for design services for Project No. 89001236 NW 64th-68th Street (Gower) Connector; authorizing the City Manager to expend $126,084.00 from previously appropriated funds; authorizing the City Manager to charge up to $1,043,241.00 for project management costs for the entire project.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

080306
Authorizing Amendment 2 to a Water Purchase Agreement between Kansas City, Missouri and Missouri-American Water Company.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

080311
Amending Chapter 38, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 38-1, Definitions; subsection (a) of Section 38-2, Discrimination prohibited; Section 38-132, Employment; Section 38-133, Housing; Section 38-134, Discrimination in commercial real estate loans; Section 38-135, Discrimination in the provision of brokerage services; and Section 38-137, Discriminatory accommodation practices, and enacting in lieu thereof new subsections and sections of like designation and subject matter for the purpose of prohibiting discrimination on account of gender identity.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

080313
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to execute a Cooperative Agreement with BT Residential, LLC to provide for payment of additional costs associated with an increase in flow capacity to a wastewater pump station in the vicinity of Green Hills Road and N.W. 96th Street; and recognizing this as an emergency.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

080315
Authorizing a $260,150.00 Amendment No. 2 to a contract with HNTB Corporation for Contract No. 106, design of the Troost at Brush Creek Channel Improvements project from previously appropriated funds; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Gottstein Move To Introduce

080318
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to develop a plan to address staff transitions and outplacement, necessitated by the FY2009 Budget.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
 
 Councilmember Sharp Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080319
RESOLUTION - Expressing the Council’s support for the continuation of local control over the placement of billboards.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason Move To Introduce

080320
Terminating the Trinity-St. Mary’s Urban Renewal Plan for that area of approximately 20 acres generally bounded by 28th Street on the north, Main Street on the east, 31st Street on the south and Baltimore Street and Wyandotte Street on the west and consent to the termination of the plan and the release of the land use restrictions within the plan; and directing the City Clerk to record documents as necessary.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS