Last Published: 4/3/2008 4:24:48 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
 

080331
RESOLUTION - Congratulating the City Market for receiving the Missouri Farmers’ Market of the Year Award.


Adopted

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

080340
RESOLUTION - Commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and honoring the legacy of the late Reverend Dr. A.L. Johnson.


Adopted

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

080273
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to retain a consultant regarding a downtown convention center headquarters hotel or other additional hotel space to support its Convention Center and Facilities.


Adopted as Substituted

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

080335
RESOLUTION - Expressing the Council’s opposition to the proposed amendment to the Missouri Constitution that will invalidate the City’s efforts to encourage minority and women business enterprises through the use of qualified subcontractors on certain City projects and purchases.


Adopted

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

080344
RESOLUTION - Approving the reappointment of Thomas M. Platt as a member of the Board of Commissioners to administer the Westport Special Business District.


Adopted

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

071357
(Sub.)
Denying approval of an amendment to a previously approved preliminary development plan in District C-2-p on approximately a 0.53 acre tract of land generally located on the west side of Blue Ridge Boulevard, approximately 400 feet north of 106th Terrace. (10676-P-1)


Passed As Second Substitute

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

080243
Approving the preliminary plat of Parkdale Estates on a 6.68 acre tract of land generally located on the east side of N.W. Parkdale Road about 180 feet north of the Kansas City, Missouri city limit and 400 feet south of N.W. 52nd Terrace. (SD 1382)


Passed

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

080285
Releasing a sewer easement located on the west side of J.C. Nichols Parkway, south of W. 45th Street, in Jackson County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record the document.


Passed

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

080296
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 48, Nuisances, Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new Section 48-50. Chronic nuisance, which prohibits chronic nuisance properties.


Passed as Substituted

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
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: There are no advance consents this week. ADVANCE DEBATES: 071045(2sub) 080262 070272 080298 080284 080311 080297 (sub) 080270 080295 (sub) 080209 (2sub)080300 (sub) 080315 080308 (sub) ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

071045
(Sub.)
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Cooperative Agreement with the Performing Arts Community Improvement District, Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts and PAC Holding, Inc. for the design and construction of a garage and related facilities for the Performing Arts Center and the City's convention center; and directing the City Manager to complete a Public Financing Plan for the purpose of funding the garage improvements.


Councilmember Hermann Move To Hold On Docket

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


Held on Docket (4/10/2008)

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

080297
(Sub.)
Approving the issuance by the City of Kansas City Missouri of its special obligation bonds in one or more series, in the aggregate principal amount not to exceed $30,000,000.00 for the East Village Project; approving and authorizing certain documents and actions relating to the issuance of the bonds.


Passed as Substituted

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

080308
(Sub.)
Terminating the 13th and Wyandotte, Project Number 1995-1, Neighborhood Improvement District.


Passed as Substituted

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

080262
Terminating the 353 Redevelopment Contract and Development Plan and terminating rights of tax abatement and eminent domain for the Board of Trade Redevelopment Project generally located on the west side of Main Street between 49th Street and 50th Street. (281-S-12)


Passed

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

080270
Rezoning an area of approximately 6.4 acres generally located on the west side of Main Street between 49th Street and 50th Street from Districts C-2 and C-3a2-p to District C-3a2-p, and approving a limited district plan. (8672-P-6)


Passed

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

080272
Approving a preliminary GP development plan in District GPA for approximately a 13.37 acre tract of land generally located on the west side of Raytown Road, approximately one-half mile south of I-470. (13846-GP)


Passed

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

080295
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 48, Nuisance Code, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 48-62, Violations for which an order to remove nuisances shall be issued, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter regarding notification procedures to be titled Notification to owners, occupants and residents.


Passed as Substituted

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

080298
Accepting and approving a one-year grant award in the amount of $3,811,719.00 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, whereby the Department of Health and Human Services will provide funding for Ryan White Title I Services for the period beginning March 1, 2008 through February 28, 2009; increasing revenue in the amount of $406,675.00 and increasing appropriations in the amount of $406,674.00 in the Ryan White Title I Grant Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

080209
(Sub.)
Authorizing a $280,000.00 Agreement with HNTB Corporation for Project No. 89001236, NW 64th - 68th Street (Gower) Connector; authorizing the City Manager to expend $280,000.00 from previously appropriated funds; and authorizing the City Manager to charge up to $963,894.00 for estimated project management costs for the entire project.


Passed As Second Substitute

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

080284
Approving a $45,000.00 Amendment No. 3 with AquaLaw PLC for legal services in connection with the Overflow Control Plan and other environmental legal issues.  


Passed

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

080300
(Sub.)
Authorizing a $126,084.00 Second Amendment to Agreement No. 060120 with TranSystems Corporation for design services for Project No. 89001236 NW 64th-68th Street (Gower) Connector; authorizing the City Manager to expend $126,084.00 from previously appropriated funds; authorizing the City Manager to charge up to $963,894.00 for project management costs for the entire project.


Passed as Substituted

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

080311
Amending Chapter 38, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 38-1, Definitions; subsection (a) of Section 38-2, Discrimination prohibited; Section 38-132, Employment; Section 38-133, Housing; Section 38-134, Discrimination in commercial real estate loans; Section 38-135, Discrimination in the provision of brokerage services; and Section 38-137, Discriminatory accommodation practices, and enacting in lieu thereof new subsections and sections of like designation and subject matter for the purpose of prohibiting discrimination on account of gender identity.


Passed

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

080315
Authorizing a $260,150.00 Amendment No. 2 to a contract with HNTB Corporation for Contract No. 106, design of the Troost at Brush Creek Channel Improvements project from previously appropriated funds; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF THE ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON SECOND READING ON PAGE 6 OF 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

080312
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for workers' compensation benefits filed by Bruce Williams for injuries resulting from an accident on April 10, 2007, while employed by the City.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

080286
Amending Chapter 56, Property Maintenance Code, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 56-359, Rental housing inspection program requirements, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter, that designates target areas for the rental and systematic inspection program.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENT FOR READING OF ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS BE WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON FIRST READING ON PAGES 7-9 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

080343
Estimating revenue in the General, Health Levy, Convention & Tourism, and Water Funds; reducing appropriations in the General Fund; increasing appropriations in the General, Museum, Park Maintenance, Boulevard Maintenance, Trafficway Maintenance, Health Levy, Convention & Tourism, Community Centers, General Debt & Interest, Water, Sewer, and Richards-Gebaur/KC Southern Railway Funds; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

080321
Accepting approximately 2.74 acres of vacant land contiguous to Indian Creek Greenway from Robert Smalley as an expansion to Indian Creek Greenway.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080323
Approving the plat of The Village Eighth Plat, an addition in Clay 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. (SD1053I)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080324
Authorizing the Director of City Development to enter into a Termination of Deferral Agreement for sidewalk and streetscape improvements on 9th Street, 10th Street and Walnut Avenue, along the frontage of the plat of “909 Walnut” and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080327
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by repealing subsection 80-20(94), which is part of the Definitions section, and enacting a new section that changes the definition of short-term loan establishment. (254-S-253)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080328
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 80-230, Legal nonconformance, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter which would allow certain adult cabarets to expand into adjoining buildings. (254-S-235)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080329
Approving the plat of Holly Ridge Condominium Second Plat, an addition in Clay 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. (SD0796J)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080339
Approving an amendment to an approved development plan in District GP-1 on approximately 158.21 acres generally located at the southeast corner of N.W. 108th Street and N. Congress Avenue to allow a 420,000 square foot warehouse facility. (13886-GP-1)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080342
Accepting a special warranty deed from the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, for certain property in connection with the Kansas City Live downtown redevelopment project; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds of Jackson County, Missouri.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080330
Amending Chapter 12, Code of Ordinances, by repealing section 12-46, License and permit classifications and fees, and enacting in lieu thereof a new article of like number and subject matter which will adjust the cost of the background fee and make the licensing period of all adult entertainment businesses and adult live entertainment businesses the same.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

080332
Authorizing acceptance and approval of the Utilicare Funded Weatherization Assistance Grant from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources in the amount of $44,387.00; estimating revenues in the amount of $44,387.00 in the Special Housing Rehabilitation Fund for Home Weatherization-Utilicare grant; designating requisition authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

080322
Authorizing a $250,000.00 three year agreement with Custom Lighting Services, LLC for Contract No. C0122707 to provide electrical services for Airports and Substations at Kansas City International Airport and Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $50,000.00.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

080325
Authorizing the transfer of $2,100,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund from the CD 3 Roadway account and the Roadway CW account of project 89008008 of the Public Works Department to various signal, street lighting and contingency accounts in the Capital Improvements Fund.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

080326
Authorizing an Interlocal Agreement with the City of Leawood, Kansas, for resurfacing of State Line Road.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

080333
Authorizing a $3,921,400.00 Contract with P1 Group, Inc., for Project No. 62080329 – HVAC Upgrade at 250 Richards Road, the former Passenger Terminal Building at the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $4,313,540.00.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

080334
Authorizing a $445,203.00 Amendment No. 7 to the Agreement with Sys-tek, the Design Professional for Project No. 62040262 – Terminal Building HVAC Improvements at the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $489,723.00.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

080336
Transferring appropriations between business units by reducing certain appropriations in the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund; appropriating $1,443,096.00 to the Metro Patrol Project account; authorizing a $475,924.00 agreement with HNTB for project management services for Project No. 89000931, Metro Patrol Station; authorizing the City Manager to expend up to $539,069.00 from appropriated funds for the project; and approving $559,420.00 in project management costs.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

080337
Repealing Section 5 of Ordinance No. 071227, relating to Street Rights-of-Way and easements taken for public use and enacting in its place new Sections adding Tract 46 and Tract 54 to the condemnation to correct an omission of these tracts in said ordinance and section.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

080338
Increasing the parking meter rate to $1.00 an hour for short term parking and $1.00 an hour for long term parking.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

080341
Appropriating $400,000.00 from the Capital Improvement Fund; estimating revenues and appropriating funds in the amount of $400,000.00; and transferring it into the Parks and Recreation Fund for the use and improvements to the assets of Park Boulevards.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS