Last Published: 7/1/2010 5:04:58 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - MARK FUNKHOUSER
Present:12 - DEB HERMANN, BILL SKAGGS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, BETH GOTTSTEIN, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, TERRY RILEY, CATHY JOLLY, JOHN SHARP
 

100538
RESOLUTION - Honoring James K. Walton for his invaluable hard work monitoring flooding conditions while serving the citizens of Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

100553
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from the Housing and Community Development Department that the maximum per unit subsidy cap of $50,000.00 was exceeded by $14,426.91 on an affordable housing unit project being developed by Blue Hills Community Services Corporation due to a decrease in appraised value.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100554
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from the Housing and Community Development Department that the maximum per unit subsidy cap of $50,000.00 was exceeded by $30,083.57 on an affordable housing unit project being developed by Westside Housing Organization due to a demolition special assessment and a utility connection change order for rock removal.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100531
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to review the City’s Code of Ethics, apply as appropriate the principles of the International City/County Management Association's Code of Ethics and other codes of ethics to the Mayor and City Council, Boards and Commissions, and all City staff, and recommend any appropriate revisions to the Code of Ethics to the City Council no later than November 1, 2010.


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100550
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to execute the necessary documents enabling the City to submit an application to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under the Early Retiree Reinsurance Program.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100551
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to submit a letter of support for the regional Alternatives Analysis study, and identify funding sources for the local match of the fixed guideway portion of the grant submittal.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100346
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 18, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Article III, Section 18-57, Adoption of International Residential Code (2006); amendments, and enacting in lieu thereof a new article and section of like number and subject matter, to establish standards to make dwelling units resistant to unlawful entry.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100493
RESOLUTION - Adopting the Regional Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: 1. 100513 2. 100511 3. 100518 ADVANCE DEBATES: 1. 100404 (sub) 6. 100525 (sub) 11. 100508 2. 100476 7. 100528 12. 100509 3. 100507 8. 100506 13. 100522 4. 100510 9. 100523 14. 100527 (sub) 5. 100520 (sub) 10. 100512 ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100513
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Mary Christine Bassett v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, et al., Case No. 0916-CV19349.


Passed

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

100511
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with Gamble & Schlemeier, Ltd., for State lobbying services for the period August 1, 2010 through July 31, 2011, in the amount of $193,708.00.


Passed

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

100518
Authorizing a $261,160.00 Amendment No. 2 to an agreement with Olsson Associates for additional Design Professional services for Project No. 89005537 Colorado Avenue Bridge (Lower Blue Parkway Bridge Over Blue River); and authorizing the City Manager to expend $261,160.00 from previously appropriated funds for the project.


Passed

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

100404
(Sub.)
Repealing Section 2-1466, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Missouri statewide court automation program surcharge” reflecting the City’s withdrawal from its attempt to utilize the Office of State Courts Administrator to provide a modern management system to the municipal court; and authorizing termination of the Intergovernmental Agreement between the Office of State Courts Administrator, the Kansas City Municipal Division of the Circuit Court and the City of Kansas City, Missouri, dated April 30, 2006. 


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100476
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Third Amended Universal Floodwater Detention Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Third Amended Universal Floodwater Detention Tax Increment Financing Plan; designating an expanded redevelopment area and authorizing additional projects.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100507
Creating and establishing Fund No. 6640, to be known as the Healthcare System of the City of Kansas City, Missouri Trust.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100510
Accepting and authorizing a grant from the Empowering Individuals Through Advocacy and Support (EITAS), Developmental Disability Services of Jackson County, to support accessibility in recreation programming provided in the amount of $59,250.00; estimating revenue and appropriating funds in the amount of $59,250.00 in the Park Maintenance Fund to provide education and access to programs for those with special needs; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100520
(Sub.)
Appropriating from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the KC Live District Fund-Series 2006B; transferring funds of $395,000.00 to Project 8906180001 - 1% for Art KC Live; authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a $355,000.00 contract with Janet Zweig for Project 8906180001-1% for Art-KC Live; authorizing the Director of General Services to expend up to $395,000.00 for the project; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100525
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Finance to borrow up to $10,200,000.00 from the unreserved and undesignated balance of the KC Airports Fund to meet a portion of the General Fund’s obligations to the Special Allocation Fund; directing the City Manager to identify resources in the current year’s budget and in the next two budget years to either prepay the interfund loan’s principal or make any scheduled principal and interest payments; further authorizing execution of a memorandum of understanding between the Finance and Aviation Departments setting forth the terms of the loan; estimating and appropriating funds to pay the City’s historical TIF liability; establishing requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100528
Authorizing the Director of Information Technology to execute a contract with the Regional Justice Information Service Commission and the Board of Police Commissioners to provide implementation and conversion services for the replacement of the existing court management system.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100506
Estimating revenue, reducing appropriations, and appropriating $479,511.00 in the Community Development Block Grant Fund; and estimating revenue and appropriating $237,639.00 in the Home Investment Partnership Grant Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100523
Authorizing the Acting Director of Neighborhood and Community Services to enter into contracts with various non-profit organizations for up to $1,425,414.00 to provide child care services, housing counseling, homeless planning, homeless services, and youth services.


Passed

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

100512
Accepting and approving a one-year, $400,000.00 grant award agreement with the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City for the Aim4Peace program; with $100,000.00 of the funding dependent upon the Health Department obtaining a $100,000.00 match from non-public resources; increasing revenue and appropriations in the amount of $209,878.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; designating requisitioning authority to the Director of Health; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

100508
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a $4,404,540.40 contract with Superior Bowen Asphalt Company LLC., for the resurfacing of various streets; authorizing the expenditure of funds in the amount of $4,404,540.40; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute change orders upon the City Managers approval; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

100509
Accepting a United States Department of Energy (DOE), Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) in the amount of $20,000,000.00 created by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA); estimating revenue in the amount of $20,000,000.00 in the ARRA Stimulus Fund; appropriating it to the EECBG account of the ARRA Stimulus Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100522
Authorizing reconstruction of sidewalks, curbs, driveway entrances, and appurtenances along various streets Citywide; reducing and increasing appropriations in the Revolving Public Improvement Fund; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $919,530.77 for the projects; authorizing assessment of the costs against the properties benefited.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100527
(Sub.)
Estimating revenue in the amount of $4,038,000.00 in the Fleet Services Fund; appropriating it to the Department Fleet Upgrade account of the Fleet Services Fund; authorizing the Director of General Services to execute an agreement with Metropolitan Energy Center, Inc. that commits City, to the extent permitted by law and subject to appropriation, to matching funds in the amount of $4,807,000.00; and authorizing the Director to act as the City’s designated authority representative for participation in the Metropolitan Energy Center, Inc., funding reimbursement program and to execute all documents.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF THE ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON SECOND READING ON PAGE 7 TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100502
Authorizing a $100,000.00 Amendment No. 1 with Olsson Associates for professional services for Project No. 89005442, Construction Management Services/Observation Services for 12th Street Viaduct Bridge Over Railroad (Phase 3); and authorizing the City Manager to expend $100,000.00 for the project.


Add to Consent Docket

100515
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a $768,186.00 contract with AECOM Technical Services, Inc. for Contract No. 8578, Project No. 80001321, Waldo Pumping Station and Reservoir Rehabilitation; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $768,186.00 from previously appropriated funds to satisfy the costs of this contract; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

100517
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a $373,242.00 contract with HDR Engineering, Inc. for Contract No. 8640, Project No. 80005330, Waukomis Pumping Station Rehabilitation; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $373,242.00 from previously appropriated funds to satisfy the costs of this contract; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Add to Consent Docket

100526
Authorizing a contract with Unison Consulting, Inc., for financial consulting services at Kansas City International Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in an amount not to exceed $310,000.00.


Add to Consent Docket
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENT FOR READING OF ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS BE WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON FIRST READING ON PAGES 8-11 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100535
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the First Amendment to the W. 17th Street Tax Increment Financing Plan; and approving the First Amendment to the W. 17th Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

100555
Authorizing the Director of Finance to establish a new General Consolidating Fund; estimating revenue in the amount of $2,393,254.00 in the Public Works Reimbursable Services Fund; appropriating it to various accounts in the Public Works Reimbursable Services Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

100557
Authorizing the Director of Finance to establish a new General Consolidating Fund; estimating revenue in the amount of $500,000.00 in the Parks and Recreation Reimbursable Fund; appropriating it to the Reimbursable Services of the Parks and Recreation Reimbursable Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

100534
Accepting approximately 3.93 acres as an expansion to Big Shoal Greenway and declare it to be Park Property and to remain such forever in accordance with the provisions of Section 1004 of the Charter as an addition to the Kansas City, Missouri, Parks, Recreation and Boulevard System and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

100536
Approving the preliminary plat of 1612 Jefferson for four multifamily residential condominium units in one existing building on about 0.14 acres in District R-4 generally located at 1612 Jefferson Street. (SD 1413)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

100537
Vacating a portion of Santa Fe Street south of 9th Street, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; retaining a utility easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1610-V)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

100539
Repealing Ordinance No. 080777 that approved the plat of KCI Auto Auction, Plat 2 and enacting a new Ordinance that approves 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. (SD1290B)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

100548
RESOLUTION - Approving and endorsing Gee Whiz Holdings, LLC in their application for state remediation tax credits to the Missouri Department of Economic Development Brownfields Redevelopment Program, as authorized by, and in accordance with section 447.700(1) of the Revised Statutes of Missouri.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

100533
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 10-292, Temporary employee liquor permit for special event, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter which will allow a liquor licensee to issue temporary employee liquor permits for special events.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

100540
Accepting and approving a $32,239.00 contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to promote heart disease and stroke prevention through implementation and evaluation of community interventions.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

100541
Accepting and approving a one year $50,000.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for tobacco use prevention and control activities; increasing revenue in the amount of $13,209.00 and appropriations in the amount of $11,962.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

100542
Accepting and approving a one year $36,000.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for tobacco use prevention and control activities; increasing revenue in the amount of $14,782.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

100543
Accepting a thirteen month $36,926.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide federal economic stimulus funds for the Child Care Asthma Quality Improvement program which provides improved child care for children with asthma; increasing revenue and appropriations in the amount of $28,405.00; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

100544
Accepting and approving a $134,999.00 contract amendment with Kansas City Free Health Clinic to provide additional case management services to eligible clients in the Kansas City Transitional Grant Area who meet Ryan White Part A guidelines.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

100545
Accepting and approving a $119,143.00 contract amendment with Truman Medical Center, Inc. to provide additional medical case management services to eligible clients in the Kansas City Transitional Grant Area who meet Ryan White Part A guidelines.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

100546
Accepting and approving a $121,455.00 contract amendment with Good Samaritan Project to provide additional case management services to eligible clients in the Kansas City Transitional Grant Area who meet Ryan White Part A guidelines.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

100547
Authorizing various traffic signal modifications; estimating revenue in the amount of $208,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating the sum of $208,000.00 to various accounts in the Capital Improvements Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

100549
RESOLUTION - Authorizing the City Manager to enter into negotiations with the Community Baseball Academy of Kansas City to assume ownership of old Fire Station No. 35 at 5005 Swope Parkway for the purpose of developing a year-round, indoor baseball facility for inner-city youths.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

100556
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into and execute an agreement with Black & McDonald, not to exceed $4,477,832.00; reducing and appropriating $200,000.00 from the General Fund; estimating revenue in the Motor Fuel Tax Fund; appropriating $200,000.00 to the Street Lighting account; estimating and appropriating revenue in the amount of $766,552.00; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $4,477,832.00 for the project and to execute change orders; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Jolly Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 1 - Funkhouser

100558
RESOLUTION - Expressing the intent of the City Council in regards to City financial support of the Jackson County Sports Authority and continuation of County Urban Road System (CURS) funding.


Councilmember Jolly Move to Adopt

Seconded by Councilmember Sharp
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 1 - Funkhouser


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 1 - Funkhouser
 
 Councilmember Sanders Brooks Move To Introduce

100559
Reducing the Contingent Appropriation in the General Fund by $1,000,000.00; and appropriating $1,000,000.00 in the General Fund for building demolition.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS
 
 CLOSED SESSION Closed Session/Litigation Item(s)* Closed Session/Legal Issue(s)** Closed Session/Personnel Issue(s)*** Closed Session/Real Estate Transaction(s)Closed Session/Employee/Labor Negotiation Item(s)***** *Litigation Item(s) may be discussed in a closed session pursuant to §610.021(1) RSMo. because it relates to legal action, causes of actions, or litigation. **Legal Issue(s) will be discussed in closed session pursuant to §610.021(1) RSMo because it relates to confidential and privileged communications between City Council and its attorneys. ***Personnel Issue(s) will be discussed in closed session pursuant to §610.021(3) RSMo because it relates to personnel matter. ****Real estate transaction(s) may be discussed pursuant to Sec. 610.021(2), RSMo. because public knowledge of the transaction(s) at this time might adversely affect the legal consideration therefor. *****Employee/Labor negotiation item(s) may be discussed in a closed session pursuant to §610.021(9) RSMo. because it relates to preparation for negotiations with employee groups.