Last Published: 4/26/2012 12:58:45 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:11 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, MICHAEL BROOKS, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Excused:1 - CINDY CIRCO
 

120364
RESOLUTION - Celebrating the 42nd anniversary of Earth Day and encouraging all Kansas Citians to take part in activities and celebrations commemorating this day including a “Plastic Bag-Free Day,” co-sponsored by the City of Kansas City, Missouri, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 7, and Batliner Recycling scheduled for Friday, April 20, 2012.


Adopted

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

120365
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E41372-E41375


Received And Filed

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

120372
COMMUNICATION - For April 2012: Accepting a deed in Jackson County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

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

120267
RESOLUTION - Amending the Kansas City International Airport Area Plan on about 20 acres generally located at northeast corner of Missouri Route 152 and N. Green Hills Road by changing the recommended land use from residential-medium density to commercial. (247-S-116).


Adopted

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

120352
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Supporting the submission of two applications to the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines, Iowa for Minor Home Repair Services.


Adopted as Substituted

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

120361
RESOLUTION - Recognizing that because of the economic downturn, Andrews McMeel Universal ("Redeveloper"), through no fault of its own, has not met employment levels as required in the Agreement for the Implementation of Projects 13 and 14 of the 1200 Main/South Loop Tax Increment Financing Plan (the “Redevelopment Agreement”) entered into by the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri ("Commission") and Redeveloper on August 13, 2008.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, 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.


Held on Docket (4/26/2012)
COUNCILMAN GLOVER REQUESTED THIS RESOLUTION BE HELD ON THE DOCKET FOR ONE WEEK IN ORDER TO WORK ON SOME LANGUAGE IN THE RESOLUTION.
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120331
Authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a contract with BKD, LLP, to perform the annual independent audit of the City’s books and records for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2012, and to perform other audit services, as requested; and further authorizing the Director of Finance to pay up to $598,300.00 in consideration for said audit and audit related services.


Passed

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

120332
(Sub.)
Authorizing execution of a contract in an amount not to exceed $900,000.00 with the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri, for the purpose of providing funds for certain development and redevelopment purposes.


Passed as Substituted

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

120345
Approving and authoirizing a supplemental settlement of a claim by Kenneth and Amanda Free, Claim No. T1011-1029B.


Passed

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

120359
(Sub.)
Estimating revenues in the amount of $2,800,054.00 in Fund 3429, the 2012A Special Obligation Bond Fund and appropriating the same from the sale of Special Obligation Bonds, Series 2012A; estimating revenues in the amount of $44,831,245.00 in Fund 3430, the 2012B Special Obligation Taxable Bond Fund and appropriating the same from the sale of Special Obligation Taxable Refunding and Improvement Bonds, Series 2012B; estimating revenues in the amount of $518,489.00 in Fund 3980, the George E. Wolf Parking Garage Bond Fund, representing interest on investments; appropriating $3,006,245.00 in the George E. Wolf Parking Garage Bond Fund and appropriating $1,545,000.00 in the PIEA Taxable Kemper Garage Bond Fund both as transfers to Fund 3430, 2012B Special Obligation Taxable Bond Fund; designating requisitioning authorities; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon project completion and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

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

120335
Approving contracts with various agencies in the total amount of $323,685.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund.


Passed

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

120336
Approving contracts with various agencies in the total amount of $355,000.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 8 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120337
Approving contracts with various agencies in the total amount of $138,500.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund.


Passed

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

120339
Approving contracts with various agencies in the total amount of $808,685.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund.


Passed

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

120268
Rezoning a 52 acre tract of land generally located at northeast corner of Missouri Route 152 and N. Green Hills Road from District AG-R to District B3-3. (13770-P-1)


Passed

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

120308
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary Chapter 80 development plan in District M1-5 (Manufacturing 1-5) (formerly M-1-p, Light Industry - Limited District), on approximately 1.06 acres generally located at the northwest corner of E. 26th Street and Indiana Avenue. (8794-P-2)


Passed

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

120309
Rezoning an area of approximately 8.64 acres generally located just south of the southeast quadrant of State Line Road and Carondelet Drive from District R-0.5/R-7.5 to District O-2. (6948-P-16)


Passed

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

120310
Rezoning an area of approximately 5.53 acres generally located at the southeast corner of State Line Road and Carondelet Drive from Districts B2-2, B1-1, R-7.5, and R-0.5 to District B2-2. (6948-P-16)


Passed

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

120330
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into an agreement with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority providing regular transit services and Share-A-Fare transportation for the elderly and disabled residents of Kansas City, Missouri; and authorizing the expenditure in an amount not to exceed $46,049,477.00.


Passed

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

120351
Authorizing a Third Amendment to a legal services agreement with Spradley & Riesmeyer in the amount of $500,000.00 for a total contract amount of $1,400,000.00; appropriating $500,000.00 in the Legal Services account of the KC Airports Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
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 “Second Readings” and that they be placed on the docket next week for third reading.
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, 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.


Add to Consent Docket
 
 Councilmember Ford 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: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, 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.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

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.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

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.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

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”).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120375
Updating the Kansas City Building & Rehabilitation Code (KCBRC) by adopting the latest editions of the currently adopted, nationally recognized model codes for use in building construction.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

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.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

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.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

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.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

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.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

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.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

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.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

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.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Wagner Move to Call from Committee
Rule 28- The Ordinance has been in committe for more that 20 days.
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

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.


Assign to Second Reading Calendar



-- Called out on Rule 28 --
 
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