Last Published: 8/1/2008 9:29:40 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - MARK FUNKHOUSER
Present:11 - DEB HERMANN, BILL SKAGGS, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, BETH GOTTSTEIN, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, TERRY RILEY, CATHY JOLLY, JOHN SHARP
Excused:1 - ED FORD
 

080773
RESOLUTION - Honoring Phillip R Travis, Sr. on his retirement after 30 years of service to the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080774
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the Neighborhood and Community Services Department’s Animal Health and Public Safety Division on its receipt of the City Manager’s 3-1-1 Action Center Partner of the Month Award.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080795
COMMUNICATION - Notice from Husch Blackwell Sanders, LLP to the Acting City Clerk regarding submitted documents for the Martin City Community Improvement District for fiscal year 2008.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080796
COMMUNICATION - Notice from Husch Blackwell Sanders, LLP to the Acting City Clerk regarding additional information for the previously submitted petition to establish the Westport Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080775
RESOLUTION - Urging the U.S. Congress to provide immediate funding for mass transit expansion and to provide fuel subsidies for all mass transit operations and directing the City Clerk to send certified copies of this resolution to our elected federal officials.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080701
Cancelling the City Council standing committee meetings and legislative and business sessions scheduled for the week of August 25, 2008.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080704
Approving the plat of Staley Hills-Fourth Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept a certain agreement; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD0964U)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080705
Approving the plat of Robinson Meadows, 2nd Plat, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; 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. (SD0982C)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080709
Authorizing a $223,760.00 Amendment No. 1 to the Design Professional Agreement with S.K. Design Group, Inc. for Project No. 62060307 – Rehabilitate Airport Roadways at Kansas City International Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $246,136.00.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080710
Authorizing a $558,724.60 Amendment No. 6 to the Design Professional Agreement with Wellner Architects, Inc. for Project No. 62990D49 – Improvements to Maintenance Storage Buildings at Kansas City International Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $614,597.60.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080712
Approving a $688,630.55 Amendment No. 2 with CH2M Hill, Inc. for Contract No. 961, First Creek and Second Creek Pump Stations and Force Mains; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $738,630.55 for this amendment; designating requisitioning authority; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080718
(Sub.)
 Accepting the recommendation of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Brywood Centre Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Brywood Centre Tax Increment Financing Plan; and designating a Redevelopment Area.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080707
Authorizing a $2,197,804.43 contract with Superior Bowen Asphalt Company, LLC, for Project No. 62080326 – Rehabilitate Paris Street & Mexico City Avenue at Kansas City International Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $2,417,584.43.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080708
Authorizing a $1,625,012.54 contract with APAC-Kansas, Inc., for Project No.62080334 – Rehabilitate Bern Street and the Employee Parking Lot at Kansas City International Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $1,787,513.54.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080711
(Sub.)
Amending Article XI, Chapter 2, Administration, relating to the LEED Silver Standard by repealing Section 2-1604, Code of Ordinances, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number which illustrates the City of Kansas City’s commitment to sustainability in public buildings.


Passed As Second Substitute

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move to Waive Charter Requirement
 
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080750
Accepting a $64,580.00 grant from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and an $8,500.00 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; authorizing contract amendments in the same amounts and with the same entities for the purpose of investigating discrimination complaints in employment, fair housing and public accommodations; and increasing appropriations by $73,080.00 in the General Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080767
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with Gamble & Schlemeier, Ltd. for State lobbying services for a two year term beginning August 1, 2008, in the amount of $187,563.00 for the first year from previously appropriated funds, and $193,708.00 for the second year, contingent upon the appropriation of funds for the second year.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080759
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhood and Community Services to accept and approve a Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City grant through a three year contract in the amount of $900,000.00 for the benefit of inmates at the Municipal Correctional Institution; estimating revenue and appropriating the sum of $300,000.00 to the 09 Health Care Foundation Grant account in the General Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080762
Accepting and approving a $559,177.00 contract amendment with the Kansas City Free Health Clinic to provide additional case management care services to eligible clients in the Kansas City Transitional Grant Area (TGA) who meet Ryan White Title I guidelines and declaring an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080763
Accepting and approving a $285,885.00 contract amendment with the Good Samaritan Project to provide additional case management care services to eligible clients in the Kansas City Transitional Grant Area (TGA) who meet Ryan White Title I guidelines and declaring an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Waive Charter Requirement
 
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080642
(Sub.)
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Fifth Amendment to the Southtown Corridor/31st & Baltimore Tax Increment Financing Plan and approving the Fifth Amendment to the Southtown Corridor/31st & Baltimore Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Add to Consent Docket

080726
(Sub.)
 Receiving the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the W. 17th Street Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the W. 17th Street Tax Increment Financing Plan; and designating a Redevelopment Area.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

080748
Approving the 2008 Consolidated One-Year Action Plan contracts and authorizing the Director of City Development to execute contracts totaling $1,343,060.00 for various agencies responsible for implementing the Action Plan.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

080751
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhood and Community Services to enter into contracts up to $1,185,079.00 with various organizations to provide child care, homeless planning and prevention, social services, and public services from Community Development Block Grant funding approved in the 2008 One Year Action Plan.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

080573
Approving the plat of 39 West Lofts Condominiums, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; 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. (SD1391A)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

080659
(Sub.)
Authorizing execution of Amendment No. 2 to the professional services contract between the City of Kansas City, Missouri and James Duncan and Associates, Inc., and the expenditure of funds in an amount not to exceed $68,170.00.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

080660
Approving the preliminary plat of 39 West Lofts Condominiums on a 0.65 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of 39th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue. (SD 1391).


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

080672
Approving the preliminary plat of Library Lofts West Condominiums on approximately a 0.48 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of 10th Street and Wyandotte Street. (SD 1393)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

080752
Authorizing the Mayor to execute and file with the City Clerk a Petition to amend the boundaries of and add 11500 N.W. Prairie View Road, Kansas City, Platte County to the Kansas City International Airport Community Improvement District.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

080753
Approving the Petition to establish the Skelly Community Improvement District; establishing the Skelly Community Improvement District generally located on the south side of 47th Street between Jefferson Street and Pennsylvania Avenue in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

080756
Authorizing the Director of General Services to enter into a Lease Agreement with Freedom Bonding, LLC, and The Law Office of James L. LaSalle, LLC, for the lease of City owned property located at 1132 Oak Street in Kansas City, Missouri to operate a bail bonding company and law office.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

080755
RESOLUTION - Continued management of the Information Technology Collaboration Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Kansas City, Missouri and the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

080761
Accepting and approving a $56,213.00 contract agreement with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide a school health program to promote healthy and safe behaviors among students; increasing revenue in the amount of $44,094.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and reducing appropriations in the amount of $1,125.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

070861
(Sub.)
Releasing two permanent waterline easements in Clay County and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds for Clay County, Missouri.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

080693
(Sub.)
Enacting a new Section 68.476, Code of Ordinances, entitled Sales tax light rail to enact new sales taxes totaling 3/8% to be devoted to a light rail system to extend for 25 years beginning April 1, 2009; providing for submission of this ordinance to the qualified voters of the City for their approval at a special election called for Tuesday, November 4, 2008; authorizing and directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of this election; authorizing and directing the City Clerk to notify the Missouri Director of Revenue if the proposal is approved by the voters; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

080694
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Expressing the Councils intentions for a light rail starter line should voters approve the enactment of a new 3/8-cent light rail sales tax on November 4, 2008.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

080738
Authorizing a $339,000.00 agreement with Burns and McDonnell for Project No. 62080330 - Airfield Pavement Repairs at Kansas City International Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $372,900.00.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

080739
Authorizing a $674,766.00 Amendment No. 7 to the Agreement with HNTB for Contract No. 19960C07 – Taxiway Rehabilitations at Kansas City International Airport for Project No. 62080332 – Taxiway M&M1 and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $742,243.00.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

080740
Authorizing a $6,956,158.24 contract with Ideker, Inc., for Project No. 62080332 – Taxiway M & M1 Rehabilitation at Kansas City International Airport, and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $7,651,774.24.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

080741
Authorizing an $8,305,000.00 contract with Capital Electric Construction Co., Inc., for Project No. 62040281 – Airfield Lighting Rehabilitation at Kansas City International Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $9,135,500.00.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

080742
Authorizing a $650,000.00 Amendment No. 4 to the Agreement with IMDC for Project No. 62040281 – Airfield Lighting Rehabilitation at Kansas City International Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $715,000.00.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

080744
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a $525,000.00 contract with Black and Veatch Corporation for Contract No. 8358, Renovation of Filter Galleries A and B; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $525,000.00 for the project; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

080758
Appropriating $3,000,000.00 from KCI-Capital Improvements account of the Airport Fund and designating requisition authority.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Waive Charter Requirement
 
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080776
Enacting a new Section 40-461.5, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Same - Classification of wireless customers” to clarify that wireless telecommunications providers may rely upon existing customer classifications when determining the appropriate license fee rate.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

080786
Authorizing a $2,000,000.00 agreement with the Jackson County Sports Complex Authority to be used in connection with the Harry S. Truman Sports Complex.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

080791
Amending Article VIII of the Administrative Code of Kansas City, Missouri relating to the Classification and Compensation Plan, amending Sections 2-1075 and 2-1078 and adopting in lieu thereof new sections of like number which provides for changes to the pay grades for positions covered by the Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Kansas City, Missouri and the International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 3808.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

080793
Repealing Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 080587 that authorized a contract with the Hispanic Economic Development Corporation for the purpose of cost sharing in a facility acquisition for the Westside CAN Center; estimating revenue in the amount of $380,000.00; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $270,000.00 in the General Fund; and appropriating $650,000.00 to the Minor Home Repair account of the General Fund.


Referred to Housing Committee

080777
Approving the plat of KCI Auto Auction, Plat 2, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; accepting various easements; 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. (SD1290A)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080778
Approving the plat of Tiffany Hills Third Plat, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; accepting and releasing various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept a certain agreement; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1146D)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080779
Approving the plat of Natalie Condominium, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; 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. (SD1366A)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080780
Approving the plat of Tiffany Hills Detention Facility, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; accepting and releasing various easements; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept a certain agreement; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1146C)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080781
Authorizing the Director of City Development to enter into a one-year lease agreement with American Compressed Steel for City-owned property at 1508 Woodswether Road.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080782
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Sports Complex Area Plan by changing the recommended land use on about 18.3 acres from commercial (neighborhood shopping) to residential medium density generally located on the east side of Blue Ridge Cut-Off and north of the Chicago, Rock Island, Pacific Railroad tracks. (101-S-9).


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080783
Rezoning an area of approximately 18.3 acres generally located on the east side of Blue Ridge Cut-Off and north of the Chicago, Rock Island, Pacific Railroad tracks from District R-1a to District R-3. (13685-P).


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080784
Approving a preliminary Community Unit Project plan on an approximately 18.3 acre tract of land generally located on the east side of Blue Ridge Cut-Off and north of the Chicago, Rock Island, Pacific Railroad tracks. (13685-CUP-1).


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080792
Approving the plat of Highland Plaza East First Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting and releasing various easements; 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. (SD0710F)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080794
Vacating the east west alley south of 18th Street from Locust Street west to the north-south alley, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, conditioned on the repayment of $10,000.00 in PIAC funds, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1571-V)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080787
Accepting and approving a $434,964.00 amendment to a contract with Kansas City Free Health Clinic to provide additional primary care services to eligible clients in the Kansas City Transitional Grant Area who meet Ryan White Title I guidelines and declaring an emergency.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

080788
Accepting and approving a one-year $17,490.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to conduct preventive health screening of all newly arriving refugees in Kansas City; increasing revenue in the amount of $14,575.00 and reducing appropriations in the amount of $2,915.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

080789
Accepting and approving one year $51,000.00 and $114,000.00 contracts with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for children with special health care needs; increasing revenue in the amount of $107,092.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and increasing appropriations in the amount of $64,503.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

080790
Accepting and approving a one-year $51,400.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for tuberculosis control activities; increasing revenue in the amount of $47,618.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee
 
 Councilmember Sharp Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080797
RESOLUTION - Expressing the support of the City Council for the “Green Light = GO” project designed to link the West Side and Crossroads areas with the 18th and Vine area by providing a permanent laser light display along 18th Street.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
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