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Last Published: 5/23/2012 2:53:12 PM
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
 

120416
RESOLUTION - Honoring and recognizing Walt Bodine upon his retirement from broadcasting after more than 72 distinguished years in the industry and his immeasurable service to the City of Kansas City.


Adopted

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

120414
RESOLUTION - Honoring and recognizing the City of Kansas City Missouri’s Facility Management team on City Hall being designated an ENERGY STAR Certified Building.


Adopted

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

120415
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Alvin Brooks on his 80th birthday.


Adopted

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

120420
RESOLUTION - Celebrating Dr. Marjorie Williams’ lifetime of serving, inspiring and loving our community’s children.


Adopted

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

120423
RESOLUTION - Congratulating the Small Business Development Division on receiving the U.S. Small Business Administration's 2012 Minority Small Business Champion of the Year Award.


Adopted

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

120433
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the 1st Saturday in May as Frank White Day.


Adopted

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

120417
COMMUNICATION - April 2012 – Accepting various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance.


Received And Filed

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

120418
COMMUNICATION - April 2012 – Accepting and releasing various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance and release.


Received And Filed

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

120429
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 61407 through 61420


Received And Filed

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

120431
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATION E41376


Received And Filed

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

120404
RESOLUTION - Authorizing the City Manager to investigate and if he deems appropriate to participate in the National League of Cities Service Line Warranty Program.


Adopted

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

120357
Amending Chapter 70, Code of Ordinances, by repealing subsections (j) and (k)(3) of Section 70-39 and subsection (g) of Section 70-263 and enacting in lieu thereof new subsections of like designation and subject matter, and amending Chapter 64, Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new subsection (c) of Section 64-508, all for the purpose of requiring any person obtaining a permit for festivals, neighborhood block parties, parades, or street closures in entertainment districts to collect and manage recyclable materials and trash generated in conjunction with the event in accordance with procedures established by the Director of Public Works.


Passed

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

120180
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 50, Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new Section 50-243, concerning compulsory school attendance.


Councilmember Wagner Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Sharp
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 1 - Reed


Passed as Amended

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 3 - Curls, Reed, Brooks
 
 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. with excetion 120412
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120397
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by 2004 Grand Condominium Association, Claim No. T1112-0309A; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120398
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by 911 E. Walnut, LLC, Claim No. T1112-0695A; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120412
Authorizing a $180,000.00 Second Addendum to the Cooperative Agreement for the Implementation of Certain Improvements Described by the Southtown Corridor/31st & Baltimore Tax Increment Financing Plan for Project No. 89008183 — Main Street Streetscape Plan; and recognizing an emergency.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

120383
Authorizing the Director of Health to enter into contracts with area health centers, Children's Mercy Hospital, and Truman Medical Center to provide primary health care services for indigent residents in Kansas City, Missouri; and declaring an emergency.


Passed

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

120402
Authorizing a Second Amendment to a cooperative agreement between the City and the Economic Development Corporation concerning the River Market Loan Program.


Passed

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

120407
Terminating the Savoy Hotel Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Passed

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

120408
Terminating Redevelopment Project A in the Savoy Hotel Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Passed

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

120409
Terminating Redevelopment Project B in the Savoy Hotel Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Passed

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

120410
Terminating Redevelopment Project C in the Savoy Hotel Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Passed

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

120371
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a contract with Foley Company for the Blue River Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Effluent Disinfection, Section II; and authorizing the expenditure of approximately $27,400,000.00.


Passed

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

120388
Approving Amendment No. 1 with CH2M Hill, Inc. for First Creek and Second Creek (Interim) Pump Stations and Force Mains – Design Services; and authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend approximately $961,000.00.


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. including 120412
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120413
Adopting and authorizing the execution of the Collective Bargaining Agreement with Local 42, I.A.F.F.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

120387
Amending Chapter 48, Nuisance, and Chapter 56, Property Maintenance, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 48-83 and 56-547 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter modifying the provisions for the waiver of special tax bills.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

120353
Rezoning an area of approximately 0.22 acres generally located on the west side of Wyoming Street and 120’ north of St. Louis Avenue (938 Wyoming Street) from District M3-5 to District M1-5. (14274-P)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

120346
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by amending Sections 2-1401, 2-1406 and 2-1407, to expand the jurisdiction of the housing court to include the regulation of animals.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

120384
Authorizing the Administrator of the Municipal Court to enter into a contract with Legal Aid of Western Missouri in the amount of $1,063,512.00 to provide legal representation to indigent residents of Kansas City, 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: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120419
Transferring funding for Correctional Services from the Neighborhood and Community Services Department to the Municipal Court; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120430
Authorizing the Director of Conventions and Entertainment Facilities to execute an agreement with the Kansas City Convention and Visitors Association; appropriating $350,000.00 from the Convention and Tourism Fund for additional payments to the Kansas City Convention and Visitors Association to provide certain City services in connection with the 2012 Major League Baseball All Star Game to be held at the Kaufman Stadium in Kansas City in July, 2012; and appropriating $75,000.00 from the Convention and Tourism Fund to the Convention and Entertainment Facilities Department for the sponsorship of KC Riverfest.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120421
Accepting a grant from the Mid-America Regional Council Solid Waste Management District in the amount of $19,900.00 for the Event Recycling Program; and estimating and appropriating funds.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

120427
Accepting and approving a $51,202.00 contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for the City’s Public Health Preparedness Program.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

120428
(Sub.)
Vacating the north-south and east-west alleys south of 12th Street east of Virginia Avenue, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; retaining a utility easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1653-V)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120434
Authorizing acceptance of a 2011 Emergency Solutions Program Grant in the amount of $208,625.00 for the provision of homeless services, pending the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s approval of the City’s substantial amendment of the 2011 One Year Action Plan; and increasing revenues and expenditures.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120435
Authorizing an application to the Missouri Development Finance Board for the preliminary authorization of state tax credits in the amount not to exceed $5,000,000.00 to support the Beacon Hill Student Housing project; and authorizing the City Manager to execute a tax credit agreement with the Missouri Development Finance Board in connection with the tax credits.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120422
RESOLUTION - Supporting an application to the U.S. Department of Justice for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

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.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

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.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

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.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120432
Authorizing the execution of an Addendum to Kansas City Power & Light easements at the Kansas City International Airport for the purpose of adding fiber optic cable to these existing easements.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
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