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Last Published: 5/19/2005 12:03:59 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - ALVIN BROOKS
Present:10 - DEB HERMANN, BILL SKAGGS, BONNIE COOPER, JOHN FAIRFIELD, SAUNDRA MCFADDEN-WEAVER, JIM GLOVER, JIM ROWLAND, BECKY NACE, TERRY RILEY, CHARLES EDDY
Excused:2 - TROY NASH, KAY BARNES
 

050524
RESOLUTION - Declaring May 2005, as Preservation Month in Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

050525
RESOLUTION - Commending Dale Schulte for providing affordable housing in Downtown Kansas City through the restoration and preservation of historic buildings.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

050529
RESOLUTION - Declaring that diversity is to be celebrated and Troost Avenue be once again a place of meeting.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

050532
RESOLUTION - Declaring the week of May 15-21, 2005, as National Public Works Week.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

050533
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Honoring General Hospital #2 and the men and women of vision and courage who pushed its conception forward.


Councilmember Glover Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Riley
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0


Adopted as Amended

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

050531
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 58380 through 58403


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

050516
RESOLUTION - Establishing the City’s positions on a matter that may come before the Missouri General Assembly during its 2005 and 2006 Sessions.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

050520
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to take the necessary steps to enter into the stipulation and agreement on behalf of the City in the matter of a proposed experimental regulatory plan of Kansas City Power & Light Company before the Public Service Commission of the State of Missouri.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 1 - Rowland

050458
Authorizing a $1,499,453.77 contract with James H. Drew Corporation for Traffic Signal Modifications in the Central Business; estimating revenue in the amount of $1,345,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; reducing an appropriation of $509,451.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating $1,854,451.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance to various accounts in the Capital Improvements Fund; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $1,854,451.00 for the project; and appropriating a percentage of the contract amount to the Youth Employment Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Eddy Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): DEBATE: 050492, 050404, 050468, 050491, 050497, 050498, 050500, 050501 (sub), 050511 (sub) and 050512 (sub) ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

050492
Accepting funds allocated by the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, from the 2004 Local Law Enforcement Block Grant in the amount of $538,386.00; estimating revenue in the amount of $644,207.00 in the 2004 Local Law Enforcement Block Grant; reducing appropriations in the General Fund in the amount of $15,421.00; appropriating $15,421.00 in the General Fund for transfer to the grant funds; designating requisitioning authority; authorizing cooperative agreements with the Board of Police Commissioners ($251,000.00), Jackson County Prosecutors Office ($133,300.00), and COMBAT and the Pan-Educational Institute ($106,000.00); directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices; recognizing an emergency measure within the provisions of Section 15, Article III of the Charter.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

050404
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a $5,681,000.00 contract with McCowanGordon Construction, L.L.C. for design-build of Fire Station No. 35; authorizing the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $6,482,750.00; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $71,013.00 in the Fire Sales Tax Fund; appropriating $14,203.00 to the Youth Employment Fund and $56,810.00 to the Public Art Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

050468
Approving the plat of The View, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements and agreements; releasing various easements; and establishing grades on public ways.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

050491
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to execute a Cost Sharing Agreement for Planning Assistance with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to work toward regional watershed integration and coordination; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

050497
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a $2,149,000.00 contract with Kraus Anderson Construction for Project No. PW 029-04007 for Remodel of Fire Station No. 29; appropriating $21,490.00 to the Public Art Fund; authorizing the City Manager to expend up to $2,464,000.00 from funds previously appropriated from the contract; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

050498
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a $2,256,119.00 contract with Julius Kaaz Construction Co., Inc. for Project No. 016-04004-2 for Remodel of Fire Station No. 16; appropriating $22,561.00 to the Public Art Fund; authorizing the City Manager to expend up to $2,589,542.00 from funds previously appropriated from the contract; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

050500
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a $6,910,765.00 contract with J.E. Dunn Construction for Project No. PW-932-03072 for Design-Build of Shoal Creek Patrol Station; transferring appropriations between business units; appropriating and transferring $69,108.00 to the Public Art Fund; authorizing the City Manager to expend up to $6,955,842.00 from funds previously appropriated for the contract; and designating the City Manager as requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

050501
(Sub.)
Giving permission to Highwoods Properties, its successors and assigns, to install and maintain a trash compactor area located in the Public Court to the west of the Millcreek building at 4638 J.C. Nichols Parkway, and to the north of the Tower Building at 116 West 47th Street within the Kansas City, Missouri public right-of-way.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

050511
(Sub.)
Authorizing the City Manager to enter into a $3,688,500.00 contract with Pyramid Excavation & Construction Inc. for construction of water mains, storm sewers and sanitary sewers in the vicinity of North Truman and Main Street and authorizing the City Manager to expend the sum of $3,883,500.00 from previously appropriated funds.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

050512
(Sub.)
Authorizing the City Manager to enter into a $5,792,669.00 contract with Kissick Construction Co., Inc. for construction of water mains, storm sewers and sanitary sewers in the vicinity of 14th & Baltimore and authorizing the City Manager to expend the sum of $6,082,669.00 from previously appropriated funds.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Eddy Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF THE ORDINANCE ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS ISWAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCE ON SECOND READING ON PAGE 6 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET IN TWO WEEKS FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

050466
Authorizing the Director of Aviation Department to assign leases at the Richards Gebaur Airport to the Director of City Development Department; estimating revenue in the amount of $200,000.00 in the General Fund; appropriating it to the Property and Acquisition account of the General Fund; designating requisitioning authority and appropriating the remaining unexpended and unencumbered balance of revenue and appropriations to the same account in 2005-2006 Fiscal Year.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

050502
Transferring Appropriations in the Arterial Impact Fee Fund.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

050503
Approving Traffic Regulation Numbers 58162 through 58169, 58171 through 58209, 58211 through 58217, and 58219 through 58224.


Add to Consent Docket

050508
Accepting a Quit Claim Deed from the United States of America, conveying to the City of Kansas City, Missouri, certain property in Jackson County, Missouri, and Cass County, on the former Richards-Gebaur Airport, all for public use and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Brooks 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 7-11 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

050530
Authorizing Amendment No. 1 to the Lease Agreement with LSG Sky Chefs, Inc., amending “Exhibit C”, reducing the Building Rent of the Lease for In-Flight Food Facility at the Kansas City International Airport.


Referred to Aviation Committee

050537
Authorizing the execution of an Off-Airport Rental Car Agreement with Capps Van & Car Rental at Kansas City International Airport.


Referred to Aviation Committee

050544
Approving the issuance of Improvement and Refunding Revenue Bonds (Municipal Auditorium Garage Improvements and Muehlebach Hotel Refunding Projects) Series 2005E, by the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri (the “Authority”), in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $45,000,000.00, as fixed interest rate bonds, to provide funds to advance refund the Authority’s Series 1995A Bonds and to finance certain improvements to the Municipal Auditorium Plaza Garage; and authorizing and approving certain documents and actions in connection with the issuance of such bonds.


Referred to Finance Committee

050545
Reducing an appropriation and appropriating the sum of $600,000.00 to an account in the GO Bond Series 2003F Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Finance Committee

050546
(Sub.)
Reducing appropriations and a revenue estimate in the East Park Fund; reducing an appropriation in the General Fund; and appropriating funds to the Downtown Park Maintenance account in the General Fund.


Referred to Finance Committee

050553
(Sub.)
Providing for submission to the qualified voters of the City for their approval at an election called for Tuesday, August 2, 2005, the question of authorizing the issuance and sale of negotiable interest bearing waterworks revenue bonds of the City in the principal amount of $250,000,000.00 for the purpose of extending and improving the waterworks system of the City; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of this election; recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure; and declaring the effective date of the authorization.


Referred to Finance Committee

050554
(Sub.)
Providing for submission to the qualified voters of the City for their approval at an election called for Tuesday, August 2, 2005, the question of authorizing the issuance and sale of negotiable interest bearing wastewater revenue bonds of the City in the principal amount of $250,000,000.00 for the purpose of extending and improving the wastewater system of the City; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of this election; recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure; and declaring the effective date of the authorization.


Referred to Finance Committee

050521
Reestimating revenue in the General Fund in the additional amount of $65.00; appropriating it to the Home Weatherization - AmerenUE accounts of the Special Housing Rehabilitation Loan Fund; authorizing a $14,935.00 Subgrant Agreement with the Department of Natural Resources increasing the amount by $65.00 for the Residential Conservation Program.


Referred to Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee

050552
RESOLUTION - Authorizing an application to the Kansas Department of Commerce for support through the Community Services Program for an endowment for the Starlight Theatre. 


Councilmember Eddy Move to Call from Committee

Seconded by Councilmember McFadden-Weaver
Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0


Councilmember Eddy Move to Adopt

Seconded by Councilmember Riley
Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

050534
Approving a $298,000.00 Joint Funding Agreement with the United States Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey, for Contract No. 878, Water Resources Investigations, to assess the urban water quality in the Blue River Basin; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $298,000.00 for the project; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Referred to Operations Committee

050536
Authorizing expenditure of $115,181.00 to the Department of the Army for Kansas City’s portion of the local cost of Year 6 of the Feasibility Study for Flood Damage Reduction Project.


Referred to Operations Committee

050538
Giving permission to Greater Kansas City Community Foundation – Avenue of the Arts, its successors and assigns, to install and maintain a Temporary Art Exhibition from April 30, 2005 to September 30, 2005 located at 1015 Central Street within the Kansas City, Missouri public right-of-way; granting a waiver of an encroachment fee.


Referred to Operations Committee

050539
Authorizing a $5,030,243.40 contract with Superior Bowen Asphalt Company, for hot recycling, resurfacing and cold milling of streets, trafficways and boulevards generally south of 55th Street; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $5,030,243.40 for the project; authorizing the Director of Public Works to issue change orders upon the City Manager’s approval; reducing $12,576.00 from the Motor Fuel Tax Fund; appropriating and reestimating $12,576.00 in the Youth Employment Fund; appropriating $12,576.00 to the Youth Advocacy Program account of the Youth Employment Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Operations Committee

050540
Authorizing a $5,063,450.22 contract with Superior Bowen Asphalt Company, for hot recycling, resurfacing and cold milling of streets, trafficways and boulevards generally south of Independence Avenue and north of 55th Street; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $5,063,450.22 for the project; authorizing the Director of Public works to issue change orders upon the City Manager’s approval; reducing $11,179.00 from the Motor Fuel Tax Fund; appropriating and reestimating $11,179.00 in the Youth Employment Fund; appropriating $11,179.00 to the Youth Advocacy Program account of the Youth Employment Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Operations Committee

050541
Authorizing a $5,501,568.01 contract with Superior Bowen Asphalt Company for hot recycling, resurfacing and cold milling of streets, trafficways and boulevards generally north of Independence Avenue; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $5,501,568.01 for the project; authorizing the Director of Public works to issue change orders upon the City Manager’s approval; reducing $10,358.00 from the Motor Fuel Tax Fund; appropriating and reestimating $10,358.00 in the Youth Employment Fund; appropriating $10,358.00 to the Youth Advocacy Program account of the Youth Employment Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Operations Committee

050547
Reducing an appropriation and appropriating the sum of $100,000.00 to an account in the Capital Improvements Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.

050549
Authorizing a $275,000.00 contract contingency increase with Kraus-Anderson Construction Company for additional service corridors renovation work in connection with the Bartle Hall Renovation Improvements project; and authorizing the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $275,000.00.


Referred to Operations Committee

050550
Authorizing a $603,000.00 contract contingency increase with Taylor Kelly, L.L.C. for additional renovation work in connection with the Municipal Auditorium Arena Improvements project; and authorizing the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $603,000.00.


Referred to Operations Committee
 
 Councilmember Riley Move To Introduce

050555
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a $483,186.00 agreement with Taliaferro & Browne, Inc. for design professional services in connection with fifteen (15) storm water PIAC improvements projects in Council Districts 1, 4, 5 and 6; authorizing the City Manager to expend up to $483,186.00 from funds previously appropriated for the contract; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Operations Committee

050519
Amending Sections 6 and 7 of Ordinance No. 050006 to add an agreement to the final plat of Hawksbury Third authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a certain agreement and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached agreement.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

050522
Approving the plat of Durnell Acres, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements and agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached agreement.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

050523
Approving the plat of Robinson Hospital, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements and agreements; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached agreement.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

050526
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Gashland Area Plan for an approximately 40 acre tract of land generally located south of N.W. 88th Street and east of N. Platte Purchase Road, by changing the recommended land use from office/commercial to medium density residential. (215-S-12)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

050527
Rezoning approximately 38.7 acres generally located south of N.W. 88th Street and east of N. Platte Purchase Drive from District RA to District R-2b. (11426-P-20)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

050528
Rezoning an area of approximately.77 acres generally located at the northwest corner of W. 22nd Street and Wyandotte Street from District M-1 to District URD. (13326-URD)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

050535
Approving the plat of Executive Park Fifty-Ninth an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri and accepting various easements and agreements.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

050542
Approving the plat of Barry Plaza Third, an addition in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; accepting various easements and agreements; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached agreement.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

050543
Approving the plat of Barry Plaza Detention, an addition in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; accepting various easements and agreements; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached agreement.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

050548
Approving a Community Unit Project on an approximately 38.7 acre tract of land generally located south of N.W. 88th Street and east of N. Platte Purchase Drive. (11426-CUP-23)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

050551
Approving the plat of W Lofts Condominium, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached agreement.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move To Introduce

050556
Approving the preliminary plat of Executive Park, Twenty Eighth Plat, A Replat of Lot Split Tract A-1 of Tract A on an approximately 6.01 acre tract of land generally located on the west side of N. Corrington Avenue, north of Front Street. (SD 0084-SS)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
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