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Last Published: 11/9/2012 9:24:12 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
 

120968
RESOLUTION - Honoring Veterans Day on November 11, 2012.


Adopted

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

120971
RESOLUTION - Declaring November 2012, as Warrior Care Month.


Adopted

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

120976
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the 35th Anniversary of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City.


Adopted

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

120972
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council from the City Clerk regarding receipt of an Affidavit in Support of the Recall of Jermaine Reed, City Councilman for Kansas City's Third Council District.


Received And Filed

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

120973
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council from the City Clerk regarding receipt of the estimated Kansas City, Missouri Police Department Budget for the fiscal period 2013-14.


Received And Filed

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

120964
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Authorizing an application to the Missouri Development Finance Board for the preliminary authorization of state tax credits in an amount not to exceed $5,000,000.00 to support fund-raising efforts for capital improvements at Union Station located at 30 West Pershing Road.


Adopted as Substituted

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

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.


Passed

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

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.


Passed

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

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.


Passed as Substituted

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

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.


Passed

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

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.


Passed

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

120954
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Ozark National Life Insurance Co., Claim No. T1112-0178.


Passed

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

120955
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Hertz 911 Main Street, LLC, Claim No. T1213-0307.


Passed

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

120886
Reducing appropriations in the amount of $440,218.08 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount to the Shoal Creek Valley Trails account of the Capital Improvements Fund; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $37,806.27 in the GO Bond Fund 2011; appropriating that amount to the Shoal Creek Valley Trails account of the GO Bond Fund 2011; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

120941
Authorizing a Concession Agreement with U.S. Bank, Contract No. 6212090150, to provide ATM services for the traveling public at the Kansas City International Airport.


Passed

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

120948
Authorizing a $117,000.00 one year agreement with Campbell-Hill Aviation Group, Inc., for air service consulting services at Kansas City International Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in an amount not to exceed $117,000.00.


Passed

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

120950
Authorizing Amendment No. 3 with TranSystems Corporation for approximately $112,000.00 for street improvements; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

120951
Estimating and appropriating revenue in the amount of $201,555.61 in the Capital Improvements Fund for the Main Street Bridge over I-670 project; authorizing an agreement with HDR Engineering, Inc. for approximately $480,000.00; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

120961
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of the Convention and Entertainment Facilities on behalf of the City to execute a document that restructures the terms of the “Promissory Note” the City issued to the National Association of Basketball Coaches Foundation, Inc. (“NABC”) on May 7, 2007.


Passed as Substituted

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

120893
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 88, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 88-110-04 and 88-110-06-C and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter that modifies requirements for residential building types.


Councilmember Glover Move to Amend
I MOVE THAT SECOND COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 120893 BE AMENDED SO THAT IT READS AS IN THE DOCUMENT ENTITLED "SECOND COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 120893, AS AMENDED," WHICH HAS BEEN DISTRIBUTED TO ALL COUNCIL MEMBERS. THE AMENDMENT WILL AMEND THE SECOND COMMITTEE SUBSITUTE OR PROVIDE FOR A MULTI UNIT HOUSE TO BE ALLOWED AS A SPECIAL USE PERMIT RATHER THAN BEING PROHIBITED.
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Passed as Second Substitute as Amended

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

120949
Accepting $800,000.00 in HOME program income funds from the Housing Economic Development Financial Corporation (HEDFC) federal receivership; estimating and appropriating funds in the amount of $800,000.00 in the HOME Investment Fund; authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department to enter into a contract, financing agreement and loan documents in the amount of $800,000.00 with Seven Oaks Estates, L.P., for the conversion of the Seven Oaks School into affordable housing units; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

120952
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to execute a $181,460.51 contract with The Greensman, Inc., for hardscape costs for Phase 1 of the Monarch Manor project; authorizing the Director to amend the contract without City Council approval and to expend up to a total amount of $200,000.00 for hardscape costs; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

120956
Approving an Industrial Development Plan for Country Club Bank for the purpose of constructing, equipping, and furnishing a headquarters project located at One Ward Parkway; authorizing and approving various agreements for the purpose of setting forth covenants, agreements and obligations of the City and Country Club Bank; authorizing the issuance of taxable industrial revenue bonds in a maximum aggregate principal amount not to exceed $13,000,000.00; authorizing and approving certain other documents; and authorizing certain other actions in connection with the issuance of said bonds.


Passed

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

120962
(Sub.)
Approving an Industrial Development Plan for FQ Real Estate Holdings, LLC, a limited liability company whose sole member is Freightquote.com, Inc., for the purpose of constructing, equipping, and furnishing a world headquarters project located at a site generally located south of the existing St. Joseph Medical Center at Carondelet Drive and State Line Road; authorizing and approving various agreements for the purpose of setting forth covenants, agreements and obligations of the City and Freightquote; authorizing the issuance of taxable industrial revenue bonds in a maximum aggregate principal amount not to exceed $55,000,000.00; authorizing and approving certain other documents; and authorizing certain other actions in connection with the issuance of said bonds.


Passed as Substituted

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

120963
Repealing Ordinance No.120822, which authorized condemnation and taking private property in fee simple for public use for Redevelopment Project No. 87007315 (Beacon Hill); enacting a new ordinance authorizing condemnation, taking private property in fee simple for public use for Redevelopment Project No. 87007315 (Beacon Hill), all in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; renewing a determination of economic blight; receiving new evidence of economic and social blight; making a determination of economic and social blight; providing for the payment of just compensation for property condemned; authorizing continued negotiations and purchase by the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department; authorizing the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney on behalf of the City; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Jackson County.


Passed

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

120966
Adopting the AdvanceKC Strategic Plan as the Economic Development Strategic Plan for the City of Kansas City and directing the City Manager to proceed with the planning and development of the Implementation Phase of the project.


Passed

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

120872
(Sub.)
Approving Convention and Tourism Tax Regulations numbered as Sections 1.551-1 through 1.567 as made and adopted by the Commissioner of Revenue on November 1, 2012.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

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


Add to Consent Docket

120947
(Sub.)
Authorizing 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 in an amount up to $223,000.00; 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 designating requisitioning authority.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

120958
Expressing the Council’s desire that pension amendments be presented to it by December 13, 2012; and directing the City Manager to prepare pension funding policies to be used as the basis for negotiations with employee groups.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

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.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted
 
 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: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120967
Creating and establishing Fund No. 6991, to be known as the Land Bank.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120969
RESOLUTION - Approving the preparation and submission of an application to the United States Environmental Protection Agency for a Brownfields Assessment Coalition Grant in the amount of $600,000.00; authorizing the City of Kansas City, Missouri to enter into a coalition with the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas and the Mid-America Regional Council to submit the Grant; and empowering the Mayor to submit a letter accompanying the Grant application expressing the City’s intent to enter into the coalition.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120974
Approving an Industrial Development Plan for New Directions Behavioral Health, LLC for the purpose of establishing, equipping, and furnishing a headquarters project and professional services call center located at 8140 Ward Parkway; authorizing and approving various agreements for the purpose of setting forth covenants, agreements and obligations of the City and New Directions Behavioral Health, LLC; authorizing the issuance of taxable industrial revenue bonds in a maximum aggregate principal amount not to exceed $1,300,000.00; authorizing and approving certain other documents; and authorizing certain other actions in connection with the issuance of said bonds.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120975
Approving an Industrial Development Plan for Data Systems International, Inc. for the purpose of equipping and furnishing a headquarters project located at 1201 Walnut; authorizing and approving various agreements for the purpose of setting forth covenants, agreements and obligations of the City and Data Systems International, Inc.; authorizing the issuance of taxable industrial revenue bonds in a maximum aggregate principal amount not to exceed $11,000,000.00; authorizing and approving certain other documents; and authorizing certain other actions in connection with the issuance of said bonds.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

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)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
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