Last Published: 10/11/2012 12:32:19 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:12 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP, SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Excused:1 - MICHAEL BROOKS
 

120835
RESOLUTION - Declaring Friday, October 5, 2012, as Vaclav Havel Day in Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

120856
RESOLUTION - Designating the week of October 7-13, 2012, as Fire Prevention Week.


Adopted

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

120869
RESOLUTION - Declaring the month of October 2012 to be Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Kansas City, Missouri; declaring Thursday, October 25, 2012, as National Lee Denim Day for City of Kansas City employees; and recognizing the City Council’s Sixth Annual Benefit for The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.


Adopted

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

120857
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 61548 Through 61566


Received And Filed

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

120858
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 61567 Through 61580


Received And Filed

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

120859
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 61581 Through 61603


Received And Filed

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

120860
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Planned Industsrial Expansion Authority regarding a notice of intent to accept the Redevelopment Contract Proposal submitted by DDEquity, LLC for the Pendergast Project at 2101 Central in the Stuart Hall - H.D. Lee PIEA amended area in the 4th City Council District.


Received And Filed

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

120861
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the BRYWOOD CENTRE COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT (CID) regarding their Annual Report for the Fiscal Year Ended April 30, 2012.


Received And Filed

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

120862
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Flintlock Plaza Community Improvement District regarding their annual report for the period ended April 30, 2012.


Received And Filed

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

120863
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Flintlock Plaza Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for the period ended April 30, 2013.


Received And Filed

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

120807
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.


Passed

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

120814
Estimating revenue from the sales tax approved by the voters on August 7, 2012; reducing the revenue estimate for vehicle license fees; adjusting transfers between funds; and appropriating $3,000,000.00 for street preservation purposes.


Passed

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

120815
Approving the termination of the January 20, 2004, agreement between the City and the Liberty Memorial Association for the management of the Liberty Memorial; and approving the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners’ execution and management of a new management agreement with the Liberty Memorial Association.


Passed

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

120808
Estimating revenue from the local use tax approved by the voters on August 7, 2012; appropriating $1,000,000.00 for strategic demolition purposes; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

120811
Accepting and approving an eleven month $326,220.00 contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for the City’s Public Health Preparedness program; and increasing revenue and appropriations in the amount of $59,095.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Passed

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

120812
Accepting and approving a one year $154,189.35 contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding for the Maternal and Child Health program


Passed

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

120813
Accepting and approving an eleven month $184,718.00 contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for Kansas City’s Cities Readiness Initiative program; and increasing revenue and appropriations in the amount of $17,160.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Passed

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

120823
RESOLUTION - Amending the 2010 One Year Action Plan and authorizing submittal of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) for its consideration in order to expand the area and amend the budget for the Neighborhood Stabilization Program-3 funding received under the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.


Adopted

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

120840
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Rose Toia, Claim No. T1213-0049.


Passed

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

120841
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Craig Bagley v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, et al., Case No. 1116-CV17041.


Passed

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

120848
Estimating $211,026.30 in the ARRA Stimulus Fund; appropriating that amount to the Green Impact Zone-Prospect and 51st Street account in the ARRA Stimulus Fund; authorizing change orders to a contract for the Green Impact Zone-Prospect and 51st Street project; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

120852
Appropriating $250,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund for Historic Northeast – Sustainable Redevelopment Project and for supporting activities which are part of a broader redevelopment effort; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

120747
Amending Ordinance No. 080023, which approved an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District URD on approximately a 147.65 acre tract of land generally located on the south side of 63rd Street, west of Winchester Avenue, and the northeast corner of 65th Court and Winchester Avenue, by repealing subsections A.2, A.3, and A.4 of that ordinance to eliminate certain street improvement conditions.


Passed

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

120783
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 88, Code of Ordinances, through revisions, clarifications, and other administrative changes throughout the chapter; and repealing Chapter 25, Wireless Communication Facilities. (254-S-274)


Passed as Substituted

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

120844
Authorizing the City Manager to execute the Second Amendment of a contract with the Mid-America Regional Council to further the EnergyWorks KC program.


Passed

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

120810
(Sub.)
Authorizing an amendment to an agreement with Taliaferro and Browne, Inc., for construction phase services for the Troost Avenue Reconstruction project; authorizing the Director of Public Works Department to expend approximately $160,000.00; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

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

120854
(Sub.)
Authorizing a contract approximately in the amount of $2,200,000.00 for the resurfacing of various streets citywide; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

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

120842
(Sub.)
Amending Chapters 14 and 50, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 14-1, Definitions, 14-17, Injuring, trapping or poisoning animals, and 14-48 Rescue of animals left in vehicle under dangerous weather conditions, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matters and enacting two new Sections 14-54, Chemical Spay/Neuter and 50-271, Lawful Trapping pertaining to animals and offenses.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

120851
Accepting funds allocated by the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, FY 2012 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) in the amount of $578,423.00; estimating revenue in the amount of $578,423.00 in the Justice Assistance Grant Fund; appropriating it to the FY 2012 Justice Assistance Grant account in the Justice Assistance Grant Fund; transferring $101,474.00 to the Police Department’s KCPDU accounting unit; authorizing cooperative agreements with the Board of Police Commissioners ($101,474.00), the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office ($208,000.00); the City of Grandview ($12,000.00) and the City of Independence ($54,000.00); designating requisitioning authorities and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

120853
Amending Chapter 44, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 44-1, 44-3, 44-5, 44-8 and 44-9 relating to municipal corrections and enacting in lieu thereof five new sections of like number and subject.


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

120871
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a workers' compensation benefit filed by Roy Howard for injuries resulting from an accident on March 8, 2006, while employed by the City.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120872
Approving Convention and Tourism Tax Regulations numbered as Sections 1.551-1 through 1.567 as made and adopted by the Commissioner of Revenue on October 1, 2012.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120878
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to cause specific projects to be submitted to the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) as applications for the Planning Sustainable Places Grant Program 2012.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120879
RESOLUTION - Stating the intention of the Mayor and City Council to adopt a long-term financial plan and provide for an annual review and update of the plan.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120865
Accepting and approving a one-year $73,026.00 grant from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide services for the Women's Infant and Children's supplemental food program (WIC); and increasing revenue in the amount of $6,107.00 and appropriations in the amount of $9,789.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

120876
Amending Chapter 56, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 56-541 and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter to require a 10% down payment for any installment payment plan on special assessments.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

120864
Approving an increase in subgrant funds to Ivanhome, a Missouri non-profit corporation and authorizing the Director of City Development to enter into an amended subgrant agreement with Ivanhome, in a total amount not to exceed $473,535.00 to fund authorized abatement activities at the Horace Mann School building located at 2008 E. 39th Street, Kansas City, Missouri.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120868
Estimating revenue in the amount of $170,000.00 in the General Fund; appropriating that amount to the Small Business Development account to facilitate advancement of small business opportunities for minority business owners; designating requisitioning authority: and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120870
Approving the Sixth Amendment to the Civic Mall Tax Increment Financing Plan for purposes of terminating the designation of Redevelopment Project Area 67 and distributing surplus funds to the taxing jurisdictions.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120874
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Blue Valley Industrial Area Plan by amending the Proposed Land Use Plan and Map on about 37 acres generally located south of Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad, west of the Gulf Mobile Ohio Railroad, north of Wilson Avenue and Morrell Avenue and east of Marsh Avenue, by changing the recommended land use from Low Density Residential (1-8 Units Per Acre) to Heavy Industrial. (221-S-7)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120875
Rezoning an area of approximately 37 acres generally located south of Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad, west of the Gulf Mobile Ohio Railroad, north of Wilson Avenue and Morrell Avenue and east of Marsh Avenue from Districts R-2.5 and M 3-5 to District MPD, and approving a preliminary development plan for a Teamsters Apprenticeship Training area, which also serves as a preliminary plat. (14313-MPD)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120866
(Sub.)
Reducing appropriations in the amount of $5,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount to the Street Preservation account; estimating revenue and appropriating funds in the amount of $5,000.00 to the Street Preservation account in the Capital Improvements Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120867
(Sub.)
Estimating certain revenues, reducing certain appropriations, reducing certain revenues and appropriating the sums of $6,150,000.00 for various bridge repairs and rehabilitations, $100,000.00 for downtown streetlight base replacement, $229,000.00 for repairs to Illus W. Davis Park and park maintenance, $50,000.00 for city-wide trail maintenance and $40,000.00 for Fire Station 39.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120873
Estimating revenue and appropriating $48,326.00 in the Water Fund to provide additional funding for low-income assistance for the payment of water bills; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120877
Estimating $2,517,128.40 in the ARRA Stimulus Fund; appropriating that amount to the Green Impact Zone-Ivanhoe SE North account in the ARRA Stimulus Fund; authorizing a contract with Leath & Sons for approximately $2,180,000.00 for the Green Impact Zone-Ivanhoe SE North project; designating requisition authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Circo Move To Introduce

120880
Declaring certain real property surplus to the City’s needs and authorizing the Director of the General Services Department to convey certain parcels to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri (“LCRA”) and authorizing the execution of related documents to continue development of the Beacon Hill project.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
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