Last Published: 4/20/2006 4:27:04 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - KAY BARNES
Present:11 - DEB HERMANN, BILL SKAGGS, BONNIE COOPER, JOHN FAIRFIELD, TROY NASH, JIM GLOVER, GEORGE BLACKWOOD, BECKY NACE, TERRY RILEY, ALVIN BROOKS, CHARLES EDDY
Excused:1 - SAUNDRA MCFADDEN-WEAVER
 

060444
RESOLUTION - Declaring April 22, 2006, as “Kansas City Walks Against AIDS Day” in Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060447
RESOLUTION - Honoring Theresa M. Dixson on the occasion of her retirement for 28 years of service.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060430
COMMUNICATION - Notice received by the City Clerk from Husch & Eppenberger, LLC regarding the Selection of Successor Directors of The Westport Community Improvement District II.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060233
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Supporting the recommendation of the tow lot site selection committee by directing the City Manager, or his designee, to work with the Northeast Industrial Association to address their concerns about the facility design and placement of the tow lot in their area and to provide future communications with the Association to address concerns, if any, regarding facility operational issues in the future.


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060382
RESOLUTION - Approving the selection of neighborhoods for the Neighborhood Improvement Program.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060376
RESOLUTION - Amending the General Development and Land Use Plan, Kansas City International Airport, by modifying the land use designation for an approximately 11,000 acre tract of land generally located north of Tiffany Springs Road, east of I-435, south of I-29 and west of I-29 and N. Amity Road, by changing the recommended land uses from general industry, public and quasi-public uses and airport and conservation uses to airport and conservation uses. (247-S-99)


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060453
RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Ed Chevrestt to the Board of Directors of the Kansas City International Airport Community Improvement District.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Eddy Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: 060403 (sub) 060411 060419 060420 ADVANCE DEBATES: 060415 060428 (sub) 060418 060423 (sub) 060365 (sub) 060368 060416 060412 060421 060358 (sub) 060366 060406 060426 (sub) 060413 060422 060364 060367 ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060403
(Sub.)
Approving the plat of The West Edge, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of Public Works to accept a Partial Deed of Release; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached agreement.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Blackwood, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060411
Approving the plat of Brooklyn Highlands Second Plat, an addition in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of Public Works to accept a partial deed of release; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached documents.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Blackwood, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060419
Approving the plat of Fountain Hills Fifth Plat, an addition in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a certain agreement; authorizing the Director of Public Works to accept a partial deed of release; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached documents.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Blackwood, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060420
Approving the plat of Fountain Hills Sixth Plat, an addition in Kansas City, Clay and Platte County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a certain agreement; authorizing the Director of Public Works to accept a partial deed of release; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached documents.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Blackwood, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060415
Authorizing the Director of Finance to proceed with the development of financing to acquire fire apparatus under a Master Lease Purchase Agreement with Koch Financial Corporation; executing any and all documents and agreements necessary for the financing; estimating and appropriating lease proceeds in the total amount of $2,441,023.00; designating requisitioning authority; declaring the intent of the City to reimburse itself from the lease purchase proceeds for certain expenditures; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Blackwood, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060416
Authorizing the Director of Finance to accept the proposal of Koch Financial Corporation to finance the customization and implementation of the Municipal Court Case Management System provided by the State of Missouri’s Office of State Court Administrators, in an approximate principal amount not to exceed $3,120,199.00; executing any and all documents and agreements necessary for the financing under a Master Lease Purchase Agreement with Koch Financial Corporation; estimating and appropriating lease proceeds in the total amount of $3,788,371.00 declaring the intent of the City to reimburse itself from the lease purchase proceeds for certain expenditures; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon project completion; designating requisitioning authorities; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060426
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 76, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 76-203, Driver's conduct, 76-235, Driver's certificate and 76-241, Sightseeing vehicle operations, and enacting, in lieu thereof, three new section of like number and subject matter to provide for the operation of a horse driven carriage in the area bounded by Interstate 29, N. Congress Avenue, N.W. Barry Road and Missouri Highway 152 and codify city policy.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060428
(Sub.)
Estimating revenue in the General Fund in the amount of $300,000.00; appropriating $300,000.00 to the Municipal Court account in the General Fund; estimating revenue in the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund in the amount of $2,588,657.00; reducing appropriations in the amount of $500,00.00 in the General Fund; transferring $250,000.00 to the West Park Fund and $250,000.00 to the East Park Fund; estimating remaining uncollected balances in a revenue account of the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund in the same accounts for next fiscal year; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060412
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $405,000.00 in additional funds for Contract No. 607, East Fork Shoal Creek Interceptor – Phase IV, with Beemer Construction Company, Inc; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

060413
Authorizing a $379,786.00 Agreement with TranSystems Corporation for engineering design services in connection with the NW 64th-68th Street Connector, in Platte County, Missouri, Council District No. 2; and authorizing the City Manager to expend previously appropriated funds.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

060418
Authorizing a $2,417,737.00 Third Supplement to the Municipal Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission relating to public improvements designated as Route I-470/I-435; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $1,757,365.00 and the Director of Water Services to expend $660,372.00 for the project; and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Glover, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

060421
Authorizing a Cooperative Agreement between Kansas City and Jackson County, Missouri providing for the relocation and replacement of water distribution facilities in connection with the 85th Street Improvement and Troost Avenue Bridge Replacement project; authorizing expenditure of $604,882.00 therefore; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

060422
Appropriating the sum of $1,527,877.00 from certain water and sewer bond funds to reimburse the Water Services Department for engineering and design costs for bond-funded construction projects; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

060423
(Sub.)
Authorizing an amendment to an agreement with the Department of the Army; authorizing an amendment to an intergovernmental agreement; and authorizing expenditure of $90,000.00 for Kansas City’s portion of the local cost of Year 7 of the Feasibility Study for Flood Damage Reduction Project.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

060358
(Sub.)
Designating the honorary street name of H & R Block Way for a portion of 13th Street from the east line of Main Street to the west line of Walnut Street.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

060364
Approving the preliminary plat of Art House Lofts on approximately a 0.147 acre tract of land generally located at 1820 Washington. (SD 1141)


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Brooks
Nays: 0

060365
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Appendix A, Section 2.8, GP-8, Airport and conservation uses, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter, which expands the allowable uses in GP-8 zones to include billboards and other commercial uses compatible with airport operations.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Brooks
Nays: 0

060366
Rezoning an area of approximately 11,000 acres generally located north of Tiffany Springs Road, east of I-435, south of I-29 and west of I-29 and N. Amity Road, from Districts GP-1, GP-2, GP-3, GP-7 and GP-8 to District GP-8. (13543-GP)


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Brooks
Nays: 0

060367
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 80-220, Sign regulations in C-2, C-3, C-4, M-1, M-2 and M-3 districts, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter that prohibits outdoor advertising signs on the Broadway Bridge, Broadway extension and a portion of U.S. Highway 169.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Brooks
Nays: 0

060368
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan in District M-1p on a 17.67 acre tract of land generally located at the northwest corner of 108th Street and Missouri State Highway 291. (6093-P-18)


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Brooks
Nays: 0

060406
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the Fourth Amendment to the Pershing Road Redevelopment Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Fourth Amendment to the Pershing Road Redevelopment Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Brooks
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Brooks Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF THE ORDINANCE ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCE ON SECOND READING ON PAGE 8 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060424
Authorizing reconstruction of sidewalks, curbs, driveway entrances, and appurtenances in various locations in Council District 3 & 4; appropriating $39,508.00 from the Revolving Public Improvement Fund; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $39,508.00 for the various projects; authorizing assessment of the costs against the properties benefited; and recognizing an emergency.


Add to Consent Docket
 
 Councilmember Brooks 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 9-12 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060443
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Terry Ray Toellner v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, et al. Case No. 0516-CV07146.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

060449
Appropriating $200,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund to the Youth Employment Fund to provide funding for Project Prepare apprenticeship programs.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

060454
Authorizing the Director of Finance to proceed with the development of financing to acquire fleet equipment for various departments under a Master Lease Purchase Agreement with Koch Financial Corporation; executing any and all documents and agreements necessary for the financing; estimating and appropriating lease proceeds in the total amount of $9,500,000.00; designating requisitioning authority; and declaring the intent of the City to reimburse itself from the lease purchase proceeds for certain expenditures.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

060438
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhood and Community Services to amend a lease agreement with Leeds Industrial Park, Inc., for office space located at 6817 Stadium Driver, Suite 116, and approximately 18 acres of land.


Referred to Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee

060439
Approving contracts with various agencies in the total amount of $1,514,590.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist and Development Fund.


Referred to Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee

060431
RESOLUTION - Declaring it necessary to re-establish the grades on N.W. Barry Road from N. Conant Avenue to N. Congress Avenue, all in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri, in accordance with the provisions of Section 224, Article VII of the Charter of Kansas City.


Referred to Operations Committee

060432
RESOLUTION - Declaring it necessary to change and re-establish the grades on 17th Street from 161.35 feet east of the East line of Belmont Avenue (Sta. 25+24.84) to 441.35 feet east of the East line of Belmont Avenue (Sta. 28+04.84), all in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.


Referred to Operations Committee

060433
Amending Ordinance No. 060159, adopted February 23, 2006 to add Tract 88A for condemning and taking permanent and temporary easements on private properties for the improvement and maintenance of NW Barry Road, from N. Conant Avenue to N. Congress Avenue, all in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri.


Referred to Operations Committee

060434
Condemning and subordinating certain KCPL easements, on public properties for the construction and maintenance of Fire House Road and 93rd Street all in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.


Referred to Operations Committee

060440
Authorizing the City Manager to execute an access agreement with the American Hereford Association for the construction of a parking lot at 1501 Wyandotte; and authorizing a change order with Clarkson Construction Company in the amount of $250,000.00 to fulfill the obligations under the access agreement.


Referred to Operations Committee

060445
Condemning and taking street, storm drainage, and temporary rights-of-way on private properties for the construction and maintenance of Longview Road, between Grandview Road, and Sunnyslope Drive, all in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.


Referred to Operations Committee

060448
Approving a $602,976.00 Amendment No. 3 with HNTB Corporation for Contract No. 874, Line Creek/Rock Creek Project Area Basin Overflow Control Plan Project; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $602,976.00 for this project, subject to future appropriations; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Referred to Operations Committee

060435
Amending the General Development and Land Use Plan, Kansas City International Airport, by changing the land use designation for an approximately 40 acres generally located at the southwest quadrant of N.W. 108th Street and N. Robinhood Lane, from the recommended land use of GP-8 to District GP-6. (247-S-96)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

060436
Rezoning an area of approximately 40 acres generally located at the southwest quadrant of N.W. 108th Street and N. Robinhood Lane from District GP-7 to District GP-6, and approving a development plan for the same. (13382-GP)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

060437
Vacating N. Baltimore Street from N.W. Harlem Road north to its terminus, Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1526-V)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

060441
Authorizing the Director of City Development to execute a lease agreement with K.C. Partners Oak Tower Limited Partnership for a term of one year beginning June 1, 2006 and ending May 30, 2007, with three 1 year options to renew.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

060442
Authorizing the Director of City Development Department to execute a purchase agreement with EDC-Charitable Fund for the purchase of 925 E. 12th Street; appropriating $8,367.00 for the agreement and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

060446
Approving the plat of 2345 Grand Complex, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; authorizing the Director of Public Works to accept a subordination of deed of trust; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached documents.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

060450
Approving the plat of Temple Slug, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; authorizing the Director of Public Works to accept a certain agreement; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached agreement.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

060451
Receiving the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Seventh Amendment to the Tower Properties Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Seventh Amendment to the Tower Properties Tax Increment Financing Plan; designating an amended redevelopment area.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

060452
RESOLUTION - Determining that the Tower Properties Downtown Redevelopment Area Tax Increment Financing Plan is making satisfactory progress under the proposed time schedule for completion of the projects therein. 


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

060455
Accepting the recommendation of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the East Village Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the East Village Tax Increment Financing Plan; and designating a Redevelopment Area.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

060456
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 1 of the East Village Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting Tax Increment Financing therefor.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

060457
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 2 of the East Village Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting Tax Increment Financing therefor.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

060458
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 3 of the East Village Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting Tax Increment Financing therefor.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

060459
Amending Ordinance No. 051463 by enacting a new section, finding and declaring a parcel of property located at 1920 Wyandotte in the Film Row Planning Area to be a blighted, insanitary or undeveloped industrial area, and its redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals and welfare, and approving the ad valorem tax benefits pursuant to Section 100.570, RSMo., and to be included in the Film Row Planning Area. (633-S)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

060460
RESOLUTION - Amending the Downtown Industrial Area Plan for about a 3 acre area generally located in the block bounded by South Truman Road on the north, McGee Street on the east, 16th Street on the south and Grand Boulevard on the west, by changing the recommended land use from light industry to mixed use (211-S-14)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
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