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Last Published: 6/4/2005 12:00:25 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - KAY BARNES
Present:12 - DEB HERMANN, BILL SKAGGS, BONNIE COOPER, JOHN FAIRFIELD, TROY NASH, SAUNDRA MCFADDEN-WEAVER, JIM GLOVER, JIM ROWLAND, BECKY NACE, TERRY RILEY, ALVIN BROOKS, CHARLES EDDY
 

040040
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Cecelia Robinson on receiving the 2003 Look North Award.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

040079
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Major Vincent M. Ortega on his promotion to Deputy Chief of the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

040093
RESOLUTION - Declaring the week of February 1-7, 2004, as Awareness Week and commending the Shriners Hospitals for Children for the care and contribution they provide for young burn victims.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

040096
RESOLUTION - Declaring January 25-31, 2004, as School Board Recognition Week and recognizing the Hickman Mills C-1 School Board.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

040115
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from the Director of Public Works regarding Traffic Regulation Nos. 57470 through 57476, Removals; 57477 through 57503, Installations.


Received And Filed

040116
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from the Downtown Community Improvement District regarding their operating budget as required under Missouri Revised Statutes, Chapter 67.


Received And Filed

040117
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from Husch & Eppenberger, LLC, regarding the 3-Trails Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

031368
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Central Industrial District Area Plan, by modifying the Land Use Plan and Map for an area of approximately 0.1 acres generally located at the southeast corner of W. 11th Street and Liberty Street to recommend mixed uses instead of non-rail industry.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0
 
 Held on docket January 22, 2004.

040071
RESOLUTION - Repealing Committee Substitute for Resolution No. 030501 in its entirety and expressing the intent of the City to provide super TIF financing for the construction of a public parking facility to serve the Internal Revenue Service, United States Postal Service, Union Station, the Freight House District, and the public in support of the Pershing Road Redevelopment Tax Increment Financing Plan.

040080
RESOLUTION - Announcing the Council decision to not exercise the opt-out provision of the August 13 August 15 sales tax holiday established by Section 144.049, Revised Statutes of Missouri, and to permit sales tax free purchases of certain clothing, shoes, school supplies, computers and software, and directing the City Clerk to send a copy of this resolution to the President Pro Tem of the Senate and the Speaker of the House.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

040121
RESOLUTION - Reappointing Aggie Stackhaus as a Trustee to the Land Trust of Jackson County for a four year term beginning February 1, 2004 and expiring January 31, 2008.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

040066
RESOLUTION - Adopting the 2003 Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport Master Plan as the official guide for development of Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

040070
Approving an agreement with the Liberty Memorial Association for the management of the Liberty Memorial.


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
I move that the charter requirements for reading of ordinances no(s): 031387 (sub), 040082, 040062, 031191, 031336, 031370 (sub), 040003, 040018 (sub), 040019, 040020, 040021 and 040089 on three separate days be waived and that these ordinances be advance for final consideration at this time.
Ayes: 12 - Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0


Passed

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

031387
(Sub.)
Amending Section 34-366, Powers and duties of metropolitan ambulance services trust, by amending subsection (h) to allow MAST to serve as operations contractor in excess of one year if granted authority by the City; and authorizing MAST to serve as operations contractor through June 30, 2005.


Passed

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

040082
Accepting and approving a one year $107,070.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding for Healthy Community Nutrition Education Initiative Programs; reducing revenue in the amount of $26,595.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; estimating revenue in the amount of $62,458.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and appropriating the sum of $49,494.00 to the Healthy Community accounts of the Governmental Grants Fund.


Passed

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

040062
Authorizing a design professional services agreement with Hoefer Wysocki Architects, L.L.C. in the amount of $922,123.00 for architectural and engineering services for the new Kansas City, Missouri Metro Patrol Station and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $922,123.00.


Passed

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

031191
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the First Amendment to the Prospect North Tax Increment Financing Plan and approving the First Amendment to the Prospect North Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Held on Docket

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

031369
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0534, rezoning an area of approximately 0.1 acres generally located at the southeast corner of W. 11th Street and Liberty Street (1417 W. 11th Street) from District M-2b (Heavy Industry, Non-Residential) to District M-2a (Heavy Industry). (13030-P)


Passed

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

031370
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0535, rezoning an area of approximately 0.1 acres generally located at the southeast corner of W. 11th Street and Liberty Street from District M-2a (Heavy Industry) to District PD/M-2a (Planned District/Heavy Industry), and approving a development plan for the same. (13030-PD-1)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

040003
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District URD (Urban Redevelopment District) on approximately an 80.55 acre tract of land generally bounded by Missouri Highway 1 on the east, the Kansas City/Gladstone city limit line on the south, N. Agnes Avenue and a line west of N. Agnes Avenue on the west, and N.E. 82nd Street on the north. (12372-URD-1)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

040018
(Sub.)
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan in District OM (Office, Medium Density) on approximately a 16.31 acre tract of land generally located south of E. 104th Street, approximately one-half mile east of Holmes Road at Manchester Avenue. (4194-P-10)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

040019
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District GPA (Agricultural) on approximately a 9.41 acre tract of land generally located on the west side of View High Drive approximately one-half mile south of I-470. (12594-GP-4)


Passed

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

040020
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan in District GPA (Agricultural) on approximately a 23.5 acre tract of land generally located on the west side of View High Drive and on the south side of Meers Road. (13032-GP)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

040021
Approving the preliminary plat of The Life Church on an approximately 23.5 acre tract of land located on the west side of View High Drive and on the south side of Meers Road. (SD 1060)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

040089
Approving the plat of Vine Street Place, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; accepting and releasing various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a certain agreement; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached agreement.


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
I move that the charter requirements for reading of ordinances on three separate occasions is waived for the ordinances on second reading on page 7 of today's docket and that these ordinances bve placed on the docket next week for third readings.
Ayes: 12 - Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0
 
 REFERRED TO COMMITTEE AS A WHOLE SEPTEMBER 4, 2003.

030995
Removing Roger A. Potter from his position as Assistant City Attorney II and terminating his employment.
 
 REFERRED TO COMMITTEE AS A WHOLE SEPTEMBER 4, 2003.

030996
Removing Vicki E. Thomas from her position as Assistant City Attorney I and terminating her employment.

040061
Giving permission to Gallery Associates LLC, its successors and assigns, to install and maintain a fence in the Kansas City public right-of-way, along the east side of Oak Street, at 400 406 E. 43rd and 4227 4229 Oak Street, for the purpose of providing safety and security for the apartment tenants; assessing an encroachment fee in the amount of $2,075.00; and estimating revenue in the amount of $2,075.00.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

040081
Giving permission to Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, its successors and assigns, to install and maintain a Lan Tel Communications Line in the Kansas City public right-of-way across 44th and Warwick Boulevard, for the purpose of communications line to serve their East Annex; assessing an encroachment fee in the amount of $247.00; and estimating revenue in the amount of $247.00.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

040085
Estimating revenue in the amount of $916,519.00 in the Arterial Street Impact Fee Fund; appropriating it to the Plaza Development Impact District account of the Arterial Street Impact Fee Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

040086
Authorizing the reconstruction of sidewalks, curbs, driveway entrances, and appurtenances on South Benton from 34th to 35th Streets and 26th Street from Quincy to Denver; appropriating $12,866.00 from the Revolving Public Improvement Fund; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend a total of $12,866.00 for these projects; and authorizing assessment of the costs against the properties benefitted; and recognizing an emergency.


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
I move that the charter requirements 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: 12 - Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

040104
Estimating revenue in the amount of $148,949.00 in the General Fund; appropriating it to various accounts in the General Fund to support the operations of the Emergency Management Office; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred Budget and Audit Committee

040105
Approving RecycleFIRST sponsorship contracts with Price Chopper and Westlake Ace Hardware, and authorizing monthly payments to the City of fees collected for recycling bins and trash tags.


Referred Budget and Audit Committee

040106
Amending the Supplemental Retirement Plan established by Ordinance No. 000866 to suspend future contributions.


Referred Budget and Audit Committee

040107
Authorizing the Director of Human Resources to renew the contracts with CIGNA Dental Health for the DHMO plan and awarding a new contract with Humana, Inc., for an indemnity plan for City employees and retirees for the period of May 1, 2004 through April 30, 2005.


Referred Budget and Audit Committee

040108
Awarding contracts for life insurance and disability insurance and authorizing the Director of Human Resources to renew the contract with Standard Insurance Company for group life insurance benefits and group long-term disability insurance benefits for City employees and for group life insurance benefits for retirees for the period of May 1, 2004 through April 30, 2005.


Referred Budget and Audit Committee

040109
Awarding contracts for health insurance and authorizing the Director of Human Resources to enter into a contract with Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Kansas City and Coventry Healthcare Advantra for health insurance benefits for City employees and retirees for the period of May 1, 2004 through April 30, 2005.


Referred Budget and Audit Committee

040094
RESOLUTION - Stating the Council intention to allocate an amount not to exceed $20,000,000.00 in General Obligation Bond proceeds to expand and upgrade the Liberty Memorial Museum, subject to voter approval at the April 6, 2004 election for the issuance of such bonds.


Referred Finance Committee

040095
RESOLUTION - Stating the Council intention to allocate an amount not to exceed $30,000,000.00 in General Obligation Bond proceeds for deferred maintenance and capital improvements for the Kansas City Zoological Garden, subject to voter approval at the April 6, 2004 election for such bonds.


Referred Finance Committee

040114
Cancelling the City Council standing committees and legislative session scheduled for the week of February 23, 2004.


Referred Finance Committee

040123
Authorizing a preliminary agreement for construction and acquisition for the Bayer Corporation Industrial Development Project.


Referred Finance Committee

040102
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Mayor to execute the Neighborhood Initiative Grant for Columbus Park Project; authorizing a contract with the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority for implementation of the grant; estimating revenue in the amount of $496,750.00 in the Econ Dev Initiative-HUD Grant Fund; appropriating it to the Columbus Park Neigh Init.-EDI account of the Econ Dev Initiative-HUD Grant Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee

040118
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 10, Code Of Ordinances, by enacting a new Section 10-131, Arts & Cultural District Zone.


Referred Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee

040119
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new Section 10-132, License for Arts & Cultural District Zone.


Referred Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee

040120
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances by enacting a new Section 10-133, Art District & Cultural District Zone employee permits.


Referred Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee

040103
Authorizing a $649,000.00 Amendment 3 with Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc., for Contract No. 654, Brookside Storm Sewer Improvements Study and appropriating funding therefore.


Referred Operations Committee

040110
Authorizing a $109,828.00 contract contingency increase with R.L. Phillips Construction, Inc. for additional construction work for the Fire Station No. 28 renovation project; authorizing the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $109,828.00; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $7,568.00 in the Local Use Tax Fund; and appropriating $6,054.00 to the Public Art Fund and $1,514.00 to the Youth Employment Fund.


Referred Operations Committee

040111
Giving permission to Sterling Capital LLC, its successors and assigns, to install and maintain emergency generators in the Kansas City public right of way, said right of way consisting of the 15 foot wide alleys; south of Lots 1, 2, and 3, Waldo Tract; and west of Lots 49 and 50, Walnut Ridge, for the purpose of supplying emergency power to 215 W. Pershing Road; assessing an encroachment fee in the amount of $4,490.00; and estimating revenue in the amount of $4,490.00.


Referred Operations Committee

040097
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to and approving the Third Amendment to the Chouteau I-35 Tax Increment Financing Plan and designating an amended Redevelopment Area.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

040098
Approving the preliminary plat of Summit at Sixteenth on an approximately 0.86 acre tract of land generally located on the south side of W. 16th Street between Jefferson and Summit Streets. (SD 1077)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

040099
Approving the preliminary plat of Rolling Meadows, 3rd Plat, on an approximately 3.39 acre tract of land generally located at the northeast corner of the intersection of Woodside Avenue and E. 54th Street. (SD 0893D)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

040100
(Sub.)
Amending Second Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 000352 because of the impact fee ordinance by deleting four conditions and amending two others in connection with Pine Groves, a Community Unit Project on an approximately 361 acre tract of land generally located on the west side of N. Hardesty Avenue extending west approximately one mile and approximately one-quarter mile south of N.E. 108th Street extending south approximately 3,650 feet. (12209-CUP-2)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

040101
(Sub.)
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to and approving the Fourth Amendment to the Brush Creek Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan and designating a redevelopment area, as further amended.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

040122
Approving the sale of certain park property to the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City in accordance with Section 463.11 of the Charter and authorizing the Director of Finance to execute a Quit Claim Deed.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
Councilmember Cooper introduced Ordinance 040122.

040124
RESOLUTION - Authorizing the City Attorney to take all steps necessary to seek a court determination of the lawfulness of the Charter mandatory retirement age for municipal court judges.


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
for reading of ordinances on three separate days for ordinance 040124 and that this ordinance be advaned for final consideration at this time.
Ayes: 12 - Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0
 
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