Last Published: 7/12/2012 4:57:34 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:11 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, MICHAEL BROOKS, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Excused:1 - RUSS JOHNSON
 

120616
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Posty Cards on achieving a LEED Platinum Status from the U.S. Green Building Council.


Adopted

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

120626
RESOLUTION - Commending the Missouri Boys State Program for training thousands of young men to focus on citizenship.  


Adopted

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

120627
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department, the Kansas City, Missouri Fire Department and emergency services personnel for the outstanding job they have done for security and safety during the All Star game events throughout the City of Kansas City.


Adopted

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

120632
RESOLUTION - Declaring July 17, 2012 as a “Drop Everything And Read” day in Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

120592
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 61447 Through 61466


Received And Filed

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

120593
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 61467 Through 61472


Received And Filed

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

120594
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 61473 through 61484


Received And Filed

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

120623
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E41393-E41431


Received And Filed

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

120625
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council from the City Clerk regarding Notice of Intent to file a Referendum Petition (43 pages) for Ordinance 120579 Committee Substitute received on July 6, 2012.


Received And Filed

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

120591
RESOLUTION - Amending the 2012 One Year Action Plan and authorizing submission of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for its consideration in order to allocate previously unallocated Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds.


Adopted

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

120562
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to execute a cooperative agreement with the Mid-America Regional Council for use of the Energy Works KC grant for the Brush Creek Community Center Energy Efficiency Project; estimating revenue and appropriating $100,000.00 to the Community Center Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

120588
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Carol Krouse, et al. v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1116-CV25814.


Passed

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

120567
Authorizing acceptance of a grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and a grant from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to fund investigations of discrimination complaints in employment and housing; appropriating $50,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the STIF Midtown Fund to the Civil Rights account in the STIF Midtown Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

120500
(Sub.)
Reducing the Contingent Appropriation in the General Fund by $250,000.00 and appropriating it to Neighborhood and Housing Services, Nuisance Abatement.


Passed as Substituted

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

120602
Appropriating $750,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Public Mass Transportation Fund; designating requisition authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

120570
Vacating the north/south alley east of Troost Avenue, and E. 37th Terrace east of Troost Avenue, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1645-V)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120603
Estimating revenue in the amount of $1,340,000.00; appropriating that amount from the Capital Improvement Fund to the Downtown Street Car System for preliminary engineering for a downtown circulator system; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

120604
Authorizing a Second Amendment to a contract with HDR Engineering, Inc., for the Downtown Street Car Transit System; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

120595
Authorizing the City Manager to execute the Second Amendment of a contract with the Metropolitan Energy Center to further the EnergyWorks KC program.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

120600
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to do a fiscal analysis of the potential imposition of a 2% tax on the gross revenue of billboards.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

120601
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to inventory billboards in the City and begin enforcement action; seek out assistance of citizens and neighborhoods groups; and report back to the Council on these efforts within 90 days.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

120574
Authorizing condemnation, taking private property for public use along N. Indiana Avenue between NE Vivion Road and NE 54th Street, all in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations and purchase by the Public Works Department; authorizing the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney on behalf of the City; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Clay County.


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, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120607
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Baltimore Place Properties L.L.C., Claim No. T1112-0841.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120629
Appropriating $3,000,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Convention and Tourism Fund; designating requisitioning authority, and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120635
Authorizing the City Attorney to enter into a contract with Schiff Hardin LLP for legal services associated with the North Oak Trafficway Phase II Project; and authorizing the City Attorney to expend up to $1,000,000.00.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120624
Authorizing a one-year $985,960.00 contract with SAVE, Inc., to provide housing assistance for low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

120637
Appropriating $450,000.00 from the Health Levy Fund to provide additional funding needed for public health and health care services for indigent residents of Kansas City, Missouri; and directing the City Manager to roll forward residual Health Levy Funds from the FY 2012 Health Department budget to the Department’s FY2013 budget account as part of a strategy to address unbudgeted increases in labor costs.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

120618
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the Twelfth Amendment to the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan; and approving the Twelfth Amendment to the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120619
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 24 of the Twelfth Amendment to the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120620
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 25 of the Twelfth Amendment to the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120621
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 26 of the Twelfth Amendment to the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120622
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 27 of the Twelfth Amendment to the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120628
Rezoning an area of approximately 30.5 acres generally located on the south side of Carondolet Drive on both sides of Glen Arbor Road, to consider rezoning from Districts R-7.5, R-1.5, R-0.5, and B1-1 to District UR, and approving a preliminary development plan for office uses and structured parking in two phases. (9382-UR-7)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120631
Authorizing the Director of City Development to execute a Development Agreement with County Club Bank that authorizes the issuance of Chapter 100 bonds in connection with an economic development effort.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120636
Approving an Industrial Development Plan for Lockton Insurance Agency, Inc., for the purpose of equipping and furnishing an office industry consisting of an insurance company located at 444 W. 47th Street and 4900 Main Street; authorizing and approving various agreements for the purpose of setting forth covenants, agreements and obligations of the City, Lockton Insurance Agency, Inc., and BMO Harris; authorizing the issuance of taxable industrial revenue bonds in a maximum aggregate principal amount not to exceed $13,000,000.00; authorizing and approving certain other documents; and authorizing certain other actions in connection with the issuance of said bonds.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120615
Authorizing the Fire Chief to enter into agreements with specific jurisdictions to provide fire department emergency services.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

120617
Authorizing the Fire Chief to execute on behalf of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, an amendment to the agreement with the City of Liberty, Missouri, currently providing fire service mutual aid when significant emergency circumstances exist or on an automatic basis under certain circumstances.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

120630
Authorizing a contract not to exceed $470,000.00 with Corporate Care Occupational Medicine Network for Kansas City Fire Department employee physical examinations and physician services and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $470,000.00.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

120633
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 10-106, Extended hours permits, and 10-127, License and permit fees, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which add a temporary 3:00 a.m. closing permit.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

120634
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 10-214, Consents required, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter which gives condominium unit owners a greater voice in the liquor license process.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

120608
Authorizing the purchase of parcels of land identified as Tract Nos. 191, 193, 196, and 221 in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri, for Airport Development; appropriating $350,324.00 to the KC Airports Fund to project 6200LAND; and acceptance of a Special Warranty Deed conveying title thereto.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics 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.