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Last Published: 3/9/2012 9:11:28 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:9 - SCOTT WAGNER, ED FORD, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, MICHAEL BROOKS, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Out:2 - DICK DAVIS, RUSS JOHNSON
Excused:1 - CINDY CIRCO
 

120238
RESOLUTION - Recognizing March 8, 2012, as International Women’s Day in Kansas City and around the world.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120225
COMMUNICATION - March 2012-Accepting various easements, and deeds in Platte County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120226
COMMUNICATION - March 2012-Accepting various easements, and deeds in Jackson County, Missouri and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120227
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri a Notice of Intent to Accept the Redvelopment Proposal submitted by Livestock Exchange, LLC for the Telegram Building project located at 1505 Genessee, Kansas City, Missouri in the Central Industrial District (CID) PIEA Area.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120228
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri regarding a Notice of Intent to Accept the Redevelopment Contract Proposal submitted by SCB Special Needs Housing LP for the Cameron Place project in the Ridgeview Heights PIEA Area.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120243
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the City Clerk regarding receipt of the submitted annual budget for fiscal period May 1, 2012 through April 30, 2013 from the Truman Road Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120159
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Approving the 2012-2016 Consolidated Five Year Plan in accordance with the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, as amended; approving the revised 2012 One Year Action Plan; authorizing submission of said Plans to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; and certifying said Plans.

120179
Amending Chapter 2, Article VI, Division 15, Code of Ordinances, entitled Kansas City Museum Advisory Board, by repealing Section 2-970.6, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like name and subject matter that changes the City Council representation on the board from the first district to the district in which the museum is located. 


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120156
Reducing an appropriation in the amount of $8,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount to the Brookside Sign Project account; estimating revenue and appropriating funds in the amount of $3,465.00; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120117
(Sub.)
Vacating a portion of E. 6th Street, east of Charlotte Street and the adjacent north-south alley, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; retaining a utility easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1652-V)


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120155
Accepting $1,700,000.00 in HOME program income funds from the Housing Economic Development Finance Corporation (HEDFC) federal receivership; estimating and appropriating funds in the amount of $1,700,000.00 in the HOME Investment Fund; authorizing the Acting Director of Housing and Community Development, the City Manager or his designee to enter into a contract, financing agreement and loan documents in the amount of $1,700,000.00 with The Colonnades at Beacon Hill, L.P., for the construction and rehabilitation of the Colonnades at Beacon Hill; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120175
Accepting, estimating and appropriating grants revenue in the amount of $927,264.00 in the Supportive Housing Rehabilitation Loan Fund for various home weatherization grants; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason Move to Waive Charter Requirement
 
Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120210
Accepting a $3,914.00 grant award from the Office of State Courts Administrator Domestic Relations Resolution Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120196
Declaring certain real property surplus to the City’s needs; and authorizing the Director of General Services to offer for sale certain surplus parcels.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120200
Appropriating $1,081,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Downtown Arena Debt Fund; reducing appropriations and transferring $40,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Downtown Arena Debt Fund; estimating revenue and appropriating $40,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; authorizing re-appropriation of unexpended and unencumbered balances in Fiscal Year 2012-2013; designating requisitioning authorities; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon completion; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120212
(Sub.)
Estimating revenue and appropriating $279,316.00 in the General Fund for the demolition of apartments located at 3200 Brighton.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120138
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 88, Zoning and Development Code, by enacting two new sections pertaining to the Downtown Streetcar Area. (254-S-272)


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120144
(Sub.)
Rezoning an area known as the Downtown Streetcar Area North, generally located between Second Street on the north, Missouri Route 9, Locust Lane and Grand Boulevard on the east, I-670 on the south and Wyandotte Street on the west, but not including the existing UR zones, from Districts M1-5 and DC-15, to District DC-15. (14270-P)


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120145
(Sub.)
Rezoning an area known as the Downtown Streetcar Area South, generally located between I-670 on the north, Grand Boulevard on the east, the Kansas City Terminal Railway on the south and Wyandotte Street on the west, but not including the existing UR zones and the Adult Entertainment Overlay District CX/O zone, from Districts M1-5, B4-5 and DC-15, to District DX-15. (14271-P)


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120198
Authorizing execution of a First Amendment to Contract No. 07064 between the City of Kansas City (“City”), Beacon Hill Developers, LC (“Developer”) and the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City (“EDC”) for continued development of the Beacon Hill Development and approval to submit the amendment as the primary development agreement for the Beacon Hill Development.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120211
Accepting a $127,967.84 Violence Against Women Act Grant from the Missouri Department of Public Safety to fund domestic violence prosecutor positions in the City Prosecutor’s Office.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Ford Move to Waive Charter Requirement
 
Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120195
Estimating revenues in the amount of $30,035,804.00 in Fund 8072, the 2012A Water Revenue Project Fund and appropriating the same from the sale of Water Revenue Bonds, Series 2012A; designating requisitioning authority; and authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon project completion.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

120197
Accepting and approving a one-year $532,944.00 consolidated communicable disease prevention contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for HIV Surveillance, Perinatal Hepatitis B Case Management and Sexually Transmitted Disease Control services; increasing revenue in the Governmental Grants Fund in the amount of $29,138.00; and authorizing the Director of Health to expend $177,649.00 for the program.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

120199
(Sub.)
Amending Chapters 48 and 56, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 48-72, Penalty for violation of chapter, 56-35 Penalty for violation of article, and 56-385, Penalty for violation of article, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter allowing more flexibility in the punishment of violators.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted
 
 Councilmember Ford Move to Waive Charter Requirement
 
Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120232
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by the Fleming Building, Claim No. T1112-0264A.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120233
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Judy Couty-Smith v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. CV1116-CV02854.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120234
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute an agreement with Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) that will fund the purchase of Idle Reduction Devices for certain City trucks; estimating revenue in the amount of $16,991.50; appropriating it to the General Services Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120245
Establishing the Special Obligation Series 2012A Fund; estimating and appropriating $13,376,350.00 in the Special Obligation Series 2012A Fund; authorizing the Director of Information Technology to execute a contract with FAST Enterprises for the implementation and purchase of a new revenue system project (the “Project”); authorizing the expenditure of funds in relation to the Project; authorizing the Director of General Services to renew the contract for four annual renewal terms; designating requisition authorities; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon completion; and declaring intent to get reimbursed from bond proceeds.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120236
Reestimating revenues and appropriations in the amount of $150,000.00 for the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Child and Adult Food Program.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

120244
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhood and Community Services to enter into a contract amendment with Truman Medical Center to provide mental health services to inmates participating in the Bridges Program.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

120235
Estimating additional revenue in the amount of $1,173,441.00 in the ARRA Stimulus Fund; increasing appropriations in the amount of $1,173,441.00 to the weatherization stimulus account; authorizing a contract amendment with the Full Employment Council, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,000,000.00 for the continued implementation and administration of the weatherization youth training program GREAT (Green Retrofit Employment And Training Program).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120237
Reducing an appropriation in the amount of $233,989.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating it to the Brooklyn 700 to 800 Block account; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120239
Reestimating uncollected revenue and reappropriating unencumbered unexpended funds in the 2010 Supportive Housing Program Grant account.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120240
Repealing Ordinance No. 941604 which approved and designated Civic Mall Redevelopment Project Block No. 65A as a redevelopment project of the Civic Mall Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120241
Repealing Ordinance No. 941603 which approved and designated Civic Mall Redevelopment Project Block No. 65B as a redevelopment project of the Civic Mall Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120242
Estimating revenue and increasing the appropriation for the Community Defined Solutions to Violence Against Women Program formerly known as the Community Arrest Program.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

120229
Authorizing Amendment No. 3 with Crawford, Murphy and Tilly, Inc., for the Taxiway Pavement Repairs project at the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport; authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend approximately $728,000 for the contract; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120230
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a contract with Sarai Construction, Inc., for Small Main Replacement on Plate C-24, N.E. Sagamore Avenue to N. Troost Avenue; N.E. Russell Road to N.E. 32nd Avenue; and authorizing the expenditure of approximately $2,400,000.00.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120231
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a contract with Leath and Sons, Inc., for Small Main Replacement on Plate C-25, N.W. Briarcliff Lane to N. Forest Avenue; N.E. Vivion Road to N.W. 40th Street; and authorizing the expenditure of approximately $3,900,000.00.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Glover Move To Introduce
Councilman Glover requested that the Clerk receive, docket and read a resolution prepared too late to be on the regular docket.

120246
RESOLUTION - Expressing the intent of the City Council to develop and support a series of economic development and regulatory process improvements to support growth in the proposed Streetcar Transportation Development District Area.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
 Councilmember Glover Move To Introduce
Councilman Glover request the Clerk to receive, docket and read a resolution prepared too late to be on the regular docket.

120247
RESOLUTION - Expressing the intent of the City Council regarding parking and other business issues anticipated because of pending zoning changes.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
 Councilmember Ford Move To Introduce
Councilman Ford requested the Clerk receive, docket and read an ordinance prepared too late to be on today's docket.

120248
Approving additional tax increment financing for the 39th & Prospect Tax Increment Financing Plan; and repealing Section 1 of Ordinance No. 061326, as amended, establishing a cap on additional tax increment financing for this Plan.


Referred to PZ&E and Finance & Governance
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS
 
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