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Last Published: 4/27/2012 12:15:39 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
 

120379
RESOLUTION - Honoring Dennis Murphey as a Rich Noll Pacesetter for April, 2012.


Adopted

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

120380
RESOLUTION - Honoring the Main Street Corridor Development Corporation (MainCor) on its 30th anniversary of serving midtown businesses and residents.


Adopted

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

120381
RESOLUTION - Declaring April, 2012, as Fair Housing Month in Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

120382
RESOLUTION - Honoring Veda Lee on her retirement after 15 years and 2 months of dedicated service to the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

120390
RESOLUTION - Declaring April 26, 2012, as Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work® Day.


Adopted

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

120395
RESOLUTION - Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the UMKC School of Medicine.


Adopted

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

120396
RESOLUTION - Declaring June Sweet Potato Planting Month in Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

120406
RESOLUTION - Declaring the week of April 22, 2012, as National Crime Victims’ Rights Week.


Adopted

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

120385
COMMUNICATION - Accepting various easements and deeds in Jackson County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

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

120386
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor & City Council from the City Clerk regarding a petition to establish The 210 Highway Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

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

120389
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor & City Council from the City Clerk regarding a petition to establish The Uptown Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

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

120392
COMMUNICATION - For April, 2012: Accepting a deed in Jackson County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

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

120362
RESOLUTION - Requesting the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, to take the necessary steps to identify funds to support the downtown circulator system as appropriate.


Councilmember Ford Move To Hold Off Docket

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


Held off Docket

120373
RESOLUTION - Amending the 2011 One Year Action Plan (“Plan”); authorizing the submission of a Substantial Amendment to the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) to accept additional funding through the Emergency Solutions Grant Program created by the implementation of the Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing Act of 2009 (“HEARTH”); and amending the Plan to include the new definition of Homelessness in accordance with the HEARTH 2009 final rule (“Rule”).


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120368
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Supporting and recognizing Amtrak and its Southwest Chief on National Train Day, May 12, 2012; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this Resolution.


Adopted as Substituted

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

120391
RESOLUTION - Endorsing and supporting the Health Commission’s Kansas City Community Health Improvement Plan (“KC-CHIP).


Adopted

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

120400
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Urging the adoption of the 2012 – 2015 Collective Bargaining Agreement with Local 42, I.A.F.F. following its ratification by the Union.


Councilmember Ford Move to Refer to
Finance
Seconded by Councilmember Davis
Ayes: 5 - Davis, Ford, Glover, Marcason, Sharp
Nays: 8 - Wagner, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, James, Jr.


Failed



Councilmember Circo Move to Amend

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


Adopted as Amended

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

120411
RESOLUTION - Approving the reappointment of Theresa Otto as a member of the Board of Zoning Adjustment.


Adopted

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

120319
(Sub.)
Authorizing amendment No. 1 to an agreement with the City of Lee’s Summit, Missouri; estimating revenue in the amount of $300,480.50 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating the sum of $300,480.50 to Lee’s Summit Road in the Capital Improvements Fund; stating the intent of the Mayor and City Council to repay these funds in 2013-14; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed as Substituted

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

120296
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a contract with Burns and McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc., for Contract No. 8737, Project No. 80000237; and authorizing expenditures of approximately $478,365.00.


Passed

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

120377
(Sub.)
Taking final action to implement the pension benefits for former MAST employees set forth in Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 100607, As Amended, and Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 110588, following receipt of public comments and transferring the remaining balances of MAST’s operating accounts to the City’s operating bank account upon approval of the MAST Board of Directors; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

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

120378
(Sub.)
Reducing appropriations of $143,761.00 in the 2004F GO Bond, $176,663.00 in the 2007A GO Bond Fund, $353,150.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund, and $301,000.00 in the Downtown Arena Debt Fund; appropriating $1,050,000.00 to the Downtown Wayfinding account in the same funds; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

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

120348
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 $100,000.00, all from previously appropriated funds.


Passed

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

120376
Approving an Industrial Development Plan for Heartland Sheets, LLC, for the purpose of constructing, equipping, and furnishing a manufacturing facility consisting of a corrugated sheet feeding operation located at 3950 N. Kimball Drive; waiving the City’s Chapter 100 Policy; authorizing and approving a Development Agreement for the purpose of setting forth covenants, agreements and obligations of the City and Heartland Sheets, LLC; authorizing the issuance of taxable and tax-exempt industrial revenue bonds in a maximum aggregate principal amount not to exceed $15,000,000.00; authorizing and approving certain other documents; and authorizing certain other actions in connection with the issuance of said bonds.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Reed, Glover, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120327
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a $6,000,000.00 contract with J. M. Fahey Construction Company, for Contract No. 8826, Asphalt and Concrete Restoration; authorizing expenditures of approximately $6,000,000.00; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

120366
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a contract with Havens Construction Company, Inc., for Round Grove Creek Sewer Rehabilitation – I/I Reduction Effort; and authorizing the expenditure of approximately $4,050,000.00.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Reed, Glover, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120367
Reducing appropriations in the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund in the amount of $455,000.00; appropriating that amount from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund to the Police Headquarters Renovation account; authorizing Amendment No. 3 to an agreement with Helix Architecture + Design; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Reed, Glover, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120369
(Sub.)
Authorizing an amendment to a contract with Helix Architecture + Design for the Kansas City Police Department East Patrol Campus Project; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Reed, Glover, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120370
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a contract with Blue Nile Contractors, Inc., for Small Main Replacement on Plate C-107, N. Topping Avenue to Randolph Road, N.E. 56th Street to N.E. 63rd Street; and authorizing the expenditure of approximately $1,750,000.00.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Reed, Glover, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120374
(Sub.)
Estimating revenue and appropriating funds in the amount of $1,311,658.00 in the Public Works Consolidated Fund; and authorizing a contract with Black and McDonald for streetlight and traffic signal repair and maintenance.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Reed, Glover, Circo, 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.
 
Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Reed, Glover, Circo, 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.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

120180
Amending Chapter 50, Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new Section 50-242, concerning a daytime curfew for minors when school is in session.


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, Ford, Johnson, Reed, Glover, Circo, 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.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

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


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120399
Estimating revenue and appropriating $100,000.00 in the General Fund for the stabilization of a building located at 101 W. 11th Street, Kansas City, Missouri.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

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.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

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.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

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.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

120393
RESOLUTION - Amending the Kansas City International Airport Area Plan on an approximately 80 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of N. Green Hills Road and N.W. Tiffany Springs Road, by changing the recommended land use on 43 acres from residential - medium density to commercial, and on 36 acres from residential - medium density to residential – medium/high density. (247-S-117).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120394
Rezoning an 80 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of N. Green Hills Road and N.W. Tiffany Springs Road, to consider rezoning about 43 acres from District AG-R to District B3-3, and about 36 acres from District AG-R to District R-2.5. (14286-P)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120401
Rezoning an area of about 28.3 acres generally bounded by E. 8th Street on the north, E. 12th Street on the south, Charlotte Street on the east and Cherry Street on the west from District B4-5 to District UR.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

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


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120403
Amending Chapter 88, Zoning and Development Code, by repealing Tables 110-1, 120-1, 130-1, and 140-1, and replacing said tables with tables of like number and title, and adding a new Section 88-322, Bicycle-Sharing Facilities, to provide for and regulate bicycle-sharing facilities.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120405
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a development agreement with Beacon Hill Student Housing Developers, L.C. for the development of up to 250 units of student housing and related facilities including a 200 space parking garage as well as provisions for the assemblage of the necessary land and a long-term ground leasing agreement for the land; and authorizing submission of the development agreement and this Ordinance to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120407
Terminating the Savoy Hotel Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

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


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

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


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

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


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

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.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

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.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

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.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Circo Move To Introduce

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


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee
 
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