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Last Published: 8/3/2012 8:36:12 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - CINDY CIRCO
Present:10 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, MICHAEL BROOKS, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Excused:2 - JAN MARCASON, SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
 

120714
RESOLUTION - Declaring Saturday, August 3, 2012, as Center City Community Orchard Day.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120717
RESOLUTION - Welcoming the UniverSoul Circus to Kansas City.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120709
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 61485 through 61505


Received And Filed

120710
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E41443-E41444


Received And Filed

120692
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to cause the incorporation of the Kansas City Streetcar Authority, Inc.; approving certain appointments to the Kansas City Streetcar Authority, Inc.; and authorizing the City Manager to execute a cooperative agreement with the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri for the purpose of establishing a binding procedure for the appointment of board members to the Kansas City Downtown Streetcar Transportation Development District.


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120718
RESOLUTION - Designating and appointing Matthew Staub to the board of the Kansas City Downtown Streetcar Transportation Development District.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120646
Accepting and approving a $20,000.00 contract amendment for the consolidated communicable disease prevention contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide additional funding for HIV surveillance services.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120647
Accepting and approving a one year $36,950.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to conduct preventive health screening of all newly arriving refugees in Kansas City.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120660
(Sub.)
Approving the Sixteenth Amendment to the 22nd & Main Tax Increment Financing Plan; finding that all Redevelopment Project Costs to be funded from Payments in Lieu of Taxes and Economic Activity Taxes generated by Redevelopment Project Area 2, with the exception of remaining and anticipated TIF Commission administrative costs related to the actions contemplated by this Ordinance; terminating the designation of Redevelopment Project Area 2, declaring as surplus all Payments in Lieu of Taxes and Economic Activity Taxes in excess of amounts required to pay existing and anticipated TIF Commission administrative costs, distributing such surplus funds to the taxing jurisdictions and dissolving the special allocation fund for the Redevelopment Project Area.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120661
(Sub.)
Approving the Fourth Amendment to the Grand Boulevard Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan; terminating Redevelopment Project Areas C1, C2, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K2 and L2; declaring as surplus those funds within the special allocation fund in excess of amounts required to pay existing and anticipated TIF Commission administrative costs; and authorizing and directing the distribution of such surplus funds to the taxing jurisdictions.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Ford 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: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120680
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Kessa Gines v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, et al., Case No. 1116-CV35114.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120681
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by The Cashew, Claim No. T1011-1244.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120683
Approving the plat of Carondelet State Line Office Park, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; vacating a portion of a street; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD0451D)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120609
Declaring it necessary to change and re-establish the grades on North Indiana Avenue, from NE Vivion Road northerly to approximately 470 feet south of NE 55th Street, 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: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120610
(Sub.)
Authorizing an approximately $51,000.00 amendment with H W Lochner, Inc., for the Red Bridge Road Phase 1 project; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120612
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute an approximately $500,000.00 change order to a contract with MEGA Industries for the Wornall Rd - Blue Ridge Blvd to 135th St Design Build Reconstruction project; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120614
Dedicating a portion of City-owned real estate for public right of way, north of 87th Street, all in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance in the Recorder’s Office of Jackson County, Missouri.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120672
Amending Chapter 40, Article I, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 40-10, 40-12, 40-34, 40-38, 40-39 and 40-40 and enacting new sections of like number in their place addressing interest, penalties, waiver of penalties, application of payments, collections and limitations on assessment of the business license tax; also amending Chapter 40, Article VI, Code of Ordinances by repealing Section 40-364.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120628
(Sub.)
Rezoning an area of approximately 30.5 acres generally located on the south side of Carondolet Drive on both sides of Glen Arbor Road, to consider rezoning from Districts R-7.5, R-1.5, R-0.5, and B1-1 to District UR; approving a preliminary development plan for office uses and structured parking in two phases; appropriating $150,000.00 for public improvements for the project; and recognizing an emergency. (9382-UR-7)


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120631
Authorizing the Director of City Development to execute a Development Agreement with Country Club Bank that authorizes the issuance of Chapter 100 bonds in connection with an economic development effort.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120690
Acknowledging redemption of Section 108 loan for the Beacon Hill Development in the amount of $5,656,700.00 and correcting certain accounts.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120691
Ordering the Improvements within the 21st Street Neighborhood Improvement District be made and financing therefore obtained by special assessment.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120694
(Sub.)
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Carondelet Drive Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Carondelet Drive Tax Increment Financing Plan; designating a Redevelopment Area; reducing amounts in the 2008A GO Bond Fund and appropriating $350,000.00 for certain public improvements; reducing and appropriating $150,000.00 within the capital improvements fund for certain public improvements; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120695
Approving the Fifth Amendment to the Civic Mall Tax Increment Financing Plan; terminating Redevelopment Project Area 66; declaring as surplus those funds within the special allocation fund in excess of amounts required to pay existing and anticipated TIF Commission administrative costs; and authorizing and directing the distribution of such surplus funds to the taxing jurisdictions.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120538
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a contract with U.S. Fence Company of KC for the Water Supply Security Fence Replacement project; and authorizing the expenditure of approximately $452,000.00.


Passed As Second Substitute

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120611
Authorizing the TIGER street resurfacing project; estimating and appropriating $2,296,286.11 in the ARRA Stimulus Fund; authorizing a contract with Superior Bowen Asphalt Company, the Green Impact Zone Street Resurfacing Project; designating requisition authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120613
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute an approximately $1,500,000.00 change order to a contract with J. M. Fahey Construction Company for the 63rd St - Chestnut Ave to Jackson Ave Design Build Reconstruction project; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120644
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into an STP-Urban Program Agreement and a supplemental municipal agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission; estimating and appropriating $2,086,179.19 in the Capital Improvements Fund; estimating and appropriating $1,079,126.52 in the GO Bond 2011 Fund; designated requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120645
Estimating and appropriating $221,518.95 in the ARRA Stimulus Fund; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a change order to a contract with INTEC Construction for the Green Impact Zone - Boulevards & Parkways project; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120652
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a contract with Beemer Construction Company, Inc., for City Wide Valve Repair & Replacement Renewal 1; authorizing the expenditure of approximately $1,000,000.00; and authorizing a renewal subject to future appropriations by the City Council.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120653
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a contract with Beemer Construction Company, Inc., for Pipeline Supplementary Workforce Renewal 1; authorizing the expenditure of approximately $2,500,000.00; and authorizing a renewal subject to future appropriations by the City Council. .


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120677
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a cooperative agreement with the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas for the James Street Bridge Rehabilitation project.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120696
Reducing and appropriating $23,900.72 in the ARRA Stimulus Fund; designating requisition authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120702
(Sub.)
Authorizing reconstruction of sidewalks, curbs, driveway entrances, and appurtenances along various streets Citywide; reducing and increasing appropriations in the amount of $41,385.47 in the Revolving Public Improvement Fund; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend funds for the projects; authorizing assessment of the costs against the properties benefited; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120703
Authorizing a $349,780.00 contract amendment with Delich Roth and Goodwillie, PA Engineers for design professional services for Front Street from I-35 to I-435.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Wagner Move to Waive Charter Requirement
Honorable Mayor, 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 "First Readings" and that these ordinances be introduced as listed to the committee so designated.
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

120707
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Jason Wright v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1016-CV36918.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120708
Amending Ordinance No. 120202 by repealing Section 1 and enacting in its place a new Section 1, increasing the taxes levied for the General Fund, Health Fund, and Museum Fund.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120720
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a workers' compensation benefit filed by Keith Reynolds for injuries resulting from an accident on September 26, 2011, while employed by the City.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120721
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim on a Workers’ Compensation case filed by Judy McDonald for injuries resulting from an accident on February 3, 2011, while employed by the City.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120711
Approving the petition to establish the Oak Barry Community Improvement District; establishing the Oak Barry Community Improvement generally located at the northeast corner of N.E. Barry Road and N. Oak Trafficway in Clay County, Missouri; determining the Oak Barry Community Improvement District to be a blighted area; determining that certain actions are reasonably anticipated to remediate blighting conditions and will serve a public purpose; requiring the annual submission of certain records; and directing the City clerk to report the creation of the Oak Barry Community Improvement District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120712
Finding the Stuart Hall/HD Lee PIEA Planning area, as further amended, to be blighted and in need of redevelopment; approving the Third Amendment to the General Development Plan for the Stuart Hall/HD Lee PIEA Planning Area generally located on about 0.89 acres generally located at the southwest corner of W. 21st Street and Central Street and also at the southeast corner of W. 21st Street and Central Street and more specifically know as 2100, 2101 and 2107 Central Street in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and approving ad valorem tax benefits therefor. (612-S-3)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120713
RESOLUTION - Consenting to the minor modification of the Blue Valley Area General Development Plan by the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120722
Providing for submission to the qualified voters of the City for their approval at a general election on Tuesday, November 6, 2012, the question of whether to enact a 2% tax on the revenue from outdoor advertising structures, authorizing and directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of this election; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120715
Estimating revenue in the amount of $150,000.00 in the Special Housing Rehabilitation Fund; appropriating it to the Housing Assistance Program; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

120716
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on November 6, 2012, a question amending the Charter of Kansas City to increase the mandatory retirement age of municipal judges from age 65 to age 70; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election not later than August 28, 2012; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

120704
Authorizing Amendment 4 with Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc., for the Taxiway Pavement Repairs project at the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport; authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend approximately $556,421.87 for the contract; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120706
Authorizing execution of a General Services Contract between Kansas City, Missouri and Standard Parking at Kansas City International Airport.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120719
RESOLUTION - Authorizing the City Manager to execute a cooperative agreement for the purpose of allocating responsibilities for the design, construction, management and operations of the streetcar.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120723
Reducing appropriations in the amount of $1,335,633.10 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating $993,158.47 to various accounts in the Capital Improvements Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


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

120724
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at an election to be held on November 6, 2012, a question amending the Charter of Kansas City to require that each person circulating an initiative, referendum or recall petition be a current resident of Kansas City, Missouri; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election on or after August 24, 2012, but not later than August 28, 2012; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee
 
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