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Last Published: 6/8/2012 8:06:44 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:9 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, MICHAEL BROOKS, JOHN SHARP
Excused:3 - ED FORD, JERMAINE REED, SCOTT TAYLOR
 

120515
COMMUNICATION - June 2012 – Accepting and releasing various easement and deeds in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance and release.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120517
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from the Committee of Petitioners to the City Clerk regarding an Initiative Petition entitled “Prevention of the City’s Future Financial Involvement in Nuclear Components Facilities”.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120518
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Brookside Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their annual report for the fiscal year May 1, 2011- April 30, 2012.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120474
Approving the sale of property at 4039 Oakley Avenue, 3827 E. 9th Terrace, 3829 E. 9th Terrace, and 3831 E. 9th Terrace; authorizing the Director of General Services to execute deeds; and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120481
Determining the advisability of the 21st Street Neighborhood Improvement District; ordering the creation of the 21st Street Neighborhood Improvement District for a project in Kansas City, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to prepare an assessment roll, fix a date for a hearing, publish notice of the hearing and mail notice to all property owners regarding the 21st Street Neighborhood Improvement District. .


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120482
Approving the Petition to establish The 210 Highway Community Improvement District; establishing The 210 Highway Community Improvement District generally located at the southwest corner of N.E. Birmingham Road and N. Station Drive, in Clay County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Wagner, Davis, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 1 - Johnson

120485
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the Eleventh Amendment to the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan; and approving the Eleventh Amendment to the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, 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: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120502
Reducing an appropriation; appropriating the sum of $181,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the 2008A GO Bond Fund; and designating requisitioning authority. 


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120424
Declaring it necessary to change and re-establish the grades of, and the relocation, opening, establishing and dedicating of street right-of-way on N.E. Soccer Drive, all in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to cause a notice to be published as provided for herein.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120425
Declaring it necessary to change and re-establish the grades of, and the relocation, opening, establishing and dedicating of street right-of-way on N.W. Prairie View Road, all in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to cause a notice to be published as provided for herein.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120426
Declaring it necessary to change and re-establish the grades of, and the relocation, opening, establishing and dedicating of Street Right of Way on Northwest 72nd Street from Route 9 to Interstate 29, all in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to cause a notice to be published as provided for herein.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120436
Declaring it necessary to change and re-establish the grades of, and the relocation, opening, establishing and dedicating of street right-of-way on N. Green Hills Road, all in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to cause a notice to be published as provided for herein.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120447
Estimating revenue in the amount of $238,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating $238,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance to the UMKC Sidewalk Improvement project; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120473
Authorizing an amendment with HNTB Corporation for the Troost Avenue Bridge – North Pedestrian Improvements (TIGER) project; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120486
Authorizing an amendment with Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc. for design services for the Chouteau Trafficway Improvements project; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120495
Accepting and approving a one-year $50,000.00 grant award agreement from the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) to provide pass-through funding from the Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI), which supports health and medical protection and response initiatives in Kansas City; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120499
Accepting and approving a three-year grant award for $2,480,000.00 with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide funding for Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control services for low-income families and young children in the City of Kansas City, Missouri; and appropriating $204,991.00 to HUD Lead Grant Fund accounts.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120494
Authorizing various TIGER Green Impact Zone Projects; estimating revenue in the amount of $2,367,254.46 in the ARRA Stimulus Fund; appropriating that amount to various accounts in the ARRA Stimulus Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120496
(Sub.)
Directing the City Manager to cause specific projects to be submitted to the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) as applications for FY 2013 and 2014 Congestion Mitigation Air Quality (CMAQ) funds.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120497
(Sub.)
Estimating revenue and appropriating $2,217,178.11 in the ARRA Stimulus Fund; authorizing a contract with Mark One Electric Company for Green Impact Zone Traffic Signals; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120498
Authorizing a contract with Superior Bowen Asphalt Company, LLC, for the resurfacing of various streets; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120505
Authorizing cooperative agreements with the City of Riverside and Platte County, and an amendment to a cooperative agreement with Hunt Midwest for the construction of the Line Creek Trail; and estimating and appropriating revenue in the Capital Improvements Sales Tax Fund in the amount of $1,250,000.00.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120510
Authorizing reconstruction of sidewalks, curbs, driveway entrances, and appurtenances along various streets Citywide; reducing and increasing appropriations in the Revolving Public Improvement Fund in the amount of $249,154.35; and authorizing assessment of the costs against the properties benefited.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120511
Estimating and appropriating $1,739,109.04 in the ARRA Stimulus Fund; authorizing a contract with McAnany Construction for the Green Impact Zone- Manheim Park North project; designating requisition authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120512
Estimating and appropriating $1,647,419.30 in the ARRA Stimulus Fund; authorizing a contract with Leath & Sons Inc. for the Green Impact Zone- Manheim Park South project; designating requisition authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120513
Estimating and appropriating $1,414,012.20 in the ARRA Stimulus Fund; authorizing a contract with Leath & Sons Inc. for Green Impact Zone- Ivanhoe SW North project; designating requisition authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, 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: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120491
Authorizing a cooperative agreement with Clay County, Missouri and the Clay County Collector for the collection of Kansas City property taxes and certain assessments and fees.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

120508
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a lease agreement with Livestock Exchange, LLC, for the lease of City-owned property located at the confluence of State Line Road and American Royal Drive.


Add to Consent Docket

120493
(Sub.)
Directing the City Manager to cause specific projects to be submitted to the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) as applications for FY 2015 and 2016 Surface Transportation Program (STP) and Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation (Bridge) funds.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

120509
Authorizing condemnation, taking private property for public use in the area bounded by Brooklyn and Prospect Avenues, and 26th and 27th Streets, all in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations and purchase by the Department of Public Works; 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, Missouri.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 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: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120514
Amending Chapter 68, Article VI, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 68-386, Collection at source; withholdings, and enacting in its place a new section of like number and subject matter to require employers paying earnings subject to the earnings tax to 250 or more of employees to submit earnings tax withholding returns and supporting data by electronic filing, and amending penalty provisions for employers who fail to comply with filing requirements.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120521
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a workers' compensation benefit filed by Ronald Dameron for injuries resulting from an accident on January 18, 2009, while employed by the City.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120522
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a workers' compensation benefit filed by William Broderick for injuries resulting from an accident on March 24, 2010, while employed by the City.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120523
Creating and establishing Fund No. 6990, to be known as the Homesteading Authority.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120527
RESOLUTION - Expressing the City of Kansas City’s support of the efforts of Move to Amend to reverse the impact of the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120532
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a lease agreement with Gem Theater Cultural and Performing Arts Center, Inc. for the lease of City-owned property located at 2033 Vine.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120533
Waiving Section 2-605(b), Code of Ordinances, for the 2012 Major League Baseball All Star Game Fan Fest that will take on July 6-10, 2012 at the Kansas City Convention Center (Bartle Hall).


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120534
Authorizing the City Manager to enter into a Management Agreement with the American Jazz Museum, in the amount of $647,363.00, from the American Jazz Museum account, for management and operations of the 18th and Vine Project.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120519
Amending Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 120099, by repealing Sections 2 and 3, and enacting in its place new Sections 2 and 3; approving and authorizing the Director of City Development to enter into a subgrant agreement with Ivanhome, a Missouri non-profit corporation, in an amount not to exceed $407,128.00 to fund authorized abatement activities at the Horace Mann School building located at 2008 E. 39th Street, Kansas City, Missouri; and waiving the local cost share requirement for the subgrant.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120520
Amending Ordinance No. 120348 by repealing Section 2 and enacting in its place new Section 2; approving and authorizing the Director of City Development to enter into a subgrant agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, to fund authorized abatement activities at the 63rd and Prospect Redevelopment Project site located in the vicinity northwest of 63rd Street and Prospect Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri, in an amount not to exceed $500,000.00; and to provide the required local cost share in a total amount not to exceed $188,000.00 from previously appropriated funds.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120528
Rezoning an area of approximately 7.5 acres in an area north of Valentine Road and Jefferson Street from District R-5 to District R-6. (14275-P)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120529
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Development Agreement with EDC Charitable Fund (“EDC”) and Lockton Insurance Agency, Inc. (“Lockton”) that authorizes the issuance of Chapter 100 bonds in connection with an economic development effort.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120530
RESOLUTION - Amending the 2011 One Year Action Plan and authorizing submission of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for its consideration in order to allocate previously allocated funds.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120531
Approving recommendations from Arterial Street Impact Fee District Advisory Committees; appropriating $868,858.04 in the Arterial Street Impact Fee Fund; authorizing funding agreements with the TIF Commission and the City of Gladstone for public improvements; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120516
Reducing appropriations in the Energy Efficiency Conservation accounts of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Stimulus Fund in the amount of $111,949.85; appropriating $111,949.85 to Project No. G07EECST Energy Efficiency Conservation; and authorizing the Director of General Services to expend up to $111,949.85 from appropriated funds.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Glover Move To Introduce
I request that the Clerk receive, docket and read an ordinance prepared too late to be on today's docket.

120535
Approving the conveyance of certain real property to Truman Medical Center, Inc. and the release and termination of certain lease agreements with respect to such property which were executed in connection with the Kansas City Municipal Assistance Corporation Leasehold Improvement Revenue Bonds, Series 1991A.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee
 
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