Last Published: 10/5/2006 5:05:49 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, SAUNDRA MCFADDEN-WEAVER, JIM GLOVER, GEORGE BLACKWOOD, BECKY NACE, TERRY RILEY, ALVIN BROOKS, CHARLES EDDY
Excused:1 - TROY NASH
 

061088
RESOLUTION - Honoring the Jackson County Safe Family Coalition for its dedicated service to the community.


Adopted

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

061100
RESOLUTION - Recognizing October 2006 as Energy Awareness Month.


Adopted

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

061085
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to identify unneeded or unencumbered capital improvement tax or other funds and then cause an ordinance to be introduced by which such funds would be appropriated to the Citywide PIAC account.


Adopted

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

061080
RESOLUTION - Stating the Council’s intent to provide funding for certain infrastructure improvements in connection with the application to the Missouri Development Finance Board for Midwest Research Institute expansion and renovation in the approximate amount of $530,000.00, and directing the City Manager to identify a source of public funding for this request.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

061027
Authorizing various traffic signal modifications; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $259,400.00 in the Motor Fuel Tax Fund; estimating revenue in the amount of $787,600.00 in the Motor Fuel Tax Fund; appropriating the sum of $1,047,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance to various accounts in the Motor Fuel Tax Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

061028
Authorizing an Amended and Restated Encroachment and Indemnification Agreement running with the land between Kansas City and Pershing Road Development Company, LLC, in connection with construction of the Internal Revenue Service facilities over five public sewer lines located in easements in the area of W. 25th Street and Broadway Street; authorizing a permanent easement agreement for sewer improvements with Pershing Road Development Company, LLC in Jackson County; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and these agreements.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

061037
Devoting certain City owned property for street right of way and directing the City Clerk to record such devotion.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

061046
Authorizing Amendment 1 to a Cooperative Agreement for Sewer Service between Kansas City, Missouri and Platte County Regional Sewer District.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

061053
Authorizing six separate Ground Leases with CBS Outdoor, Inc. at the Kansas City International Airport.


Passed

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

061038
RESOLUTION - Declaring it necessary to change and reestablish the grades on Hillcrest Road along the proposed centerline of Hillcrest Road from the intersection of East 93rd Street and Hillcrest Road (Sta. 1003+52.61) approximately 353 feet north (Sta. 1000+00), all in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.


Passed

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

061049
RESOLUTION - Declaring it a necessity to change and re-establish the grade on North Brighton Avenue from the north line of Vivion Road to a point 204.20 feet north of NE Pleasant Valley Road, NE 53rd Terrace from 200 feet west to the centerline of N. Brighton Avenue; NE 54th Street, from the centerline of N. Brighton Avenue, east 145.00 feet; NE 55th Terrace, from the centerline of N. Brighton Avenue, east 179.00 feet; NE 56th Terrace from the centerline of N. Brighton Avenue, east 170.00 feet; NE 57th Street from the centerline of N. Brighton Avenue, east 175.00 feet; NE 57th Terrace, from the centerline of N. Brighton Avenue, east 290.00 feet; NE 58th Street, from the centerline of N. Brighton Avenue, east 260.00 feet; NE 59th Terrace, from the centerline of N. Brighton Avenue, east 220.00 feet; NE 60th Terrace re-alignment from the centerline of N. Brighton Avenue, east 400.00 feet; NE 62nd Street, from the centerline of N. Brighton Avenue, east 130.00 feet; NE 63rd Street, from the centerline of N. Brighton Avenue, east 152.00 feet; NE 65th Terrace, from 218.00 feet west to the centerline of N. Brighton Avenue; all in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri:


Passed

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

060807
Approving the 2nd Modification to the 33rd and Montgall Urban Renewal Plan to add approximately 2.2 acres in an area generally located on the south side of 34th Street between Prospect Avenue and Montgall Avenue. (361-S-2)


Councilmember McFadden-Weaver Move To Hold On Docket

Seconded by Councilmember Eddy
Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0


Held on Docket (10/12/2006)

060823
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Oak Park North Area Plan by amending the Proposed Land Use Plan and Map for an area of approximately 2.2 acres generally located on the south side of 34th Street between Prospect Avenue and Montgall Avenue to recommend high density residential uses instead of public/semi-public, low density residential and retail commercial. (385-S-14)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Eddy Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: 061019 061043 061058 061060 061062 061066 (sub) 061042 061044 060159 061061 061064 061082 (sub) ADVANCE DEBATES: 061034 061072 061068 (sub) 061076 020786 060997 061069 061067 061075 061084 060996 061013 ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

061019
Approving the plat of Westport Plaza Condominiums, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached documents.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

061042
Vacating a portion of N.E. 96th Street, including utility easements therein, south of realigned N.E. 96th Street in Benson Place Detention Tract, Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1469-V)


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

061043
Vacating a portion of the east-west alley north of Westport Road east of Broadway, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1544-V)


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

061044
Vacating Myrtle Avenue south of Dowden Place, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1543-V)


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

061058
Accepting a Corporation Warranty Deed, and various easements from Alphapointe Association for the Blind, conveying to the City of Kansas City, Missouri, certain property and easements in Jackson County, Missouri, all for public use and directing the City Clerk to file the same.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

061059
Accepting various Missouri Warranty Deeds, conveying to the City of Kansas City, Missouri, certain properties in Jackson County, Missouri, all for public use as for the storm drainage improvements at 40th and Monroe and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance with the Jackson County Recorders Office.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

061060
Accepting various Missouri Warranty Deeds, conveying to the City of Kansas City, Missouri, certain properties in Clay County, Missouri, all for public use as for the Birmingham Waste Water Treatment Plant Expansion and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance with the Clay County Recorder’s Office.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

061061
Accepting a Missouri Warranty Deed from Margaret E. Eikenberry conveying to the City of Kansas City, Missouri, certain property in Clay County, Missouri, all for public use and directing the City Clerk to file the same.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

061062
Authorizing the Director of City Development to enter into a Lease Agreement with KC Partners Oaktower Limited Partnership for one year with two renewal options for approximately 3700 rentable square feet of office space located on the 16th Floor of Oak Tower.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

061064
Accepting special warranty deed for property acquired in fee simple as City owned, and devoting a certain portion as street right of way for Longview Road, in Jackson County, and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

061066
(Sub.)
Approving the plat of Oak Hill Plaza West - First Plat, an addition in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached documents.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

061082
(Sub.)
Approving the plat of Holmes Corporate Centre, Amended Plat of Lot 1, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached documents.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

061034
(Sub.)
Amending Article VIII of the Administrative Code of Kansas City, Missouri, relating to the Classification and Compensation Plan, by repealing Sections 2-1075, 2-1078, and 2-1086, enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like numbers which provides for changes to the pay grades of those positions covered by Local 42, International Association of Fire Fighters and creates a new top step and two extended service steps for the Deputy Fire Chief classification.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 8 - Hermann, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

061069
Estimating revenues in the total amount of $16,822,133 and appropriating a total of $20,016,325.00 in various funds for debt repayments.


Passed

Ayes: 8 - Hermann, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

061072
Reducing the transfer to the General Debt and Interest Fund appropriation in the General Fund in the amount of $1,500,000.00; appropriating $1,500,000.00 for capital maintenance needs; and establishing requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 8 - Hermann, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

061067
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into and execute a $5,038,727.00 contract with Custom Lighting Services for Project No. 89007533 - Design Build - Aquila Streetlight Improvements Phase I; authorizing the City Manager to expend $5,038,727.00 for the contract.


Passed

Ayes: 8 - Hermann, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

061068
(Sub.)
Repealing Committee Substitute for Resolution No. 040170 and amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-1585, Design-build contract, and enacting a new section in lieu thereof entitled “Alternative Construction Delivery Methods.”


Councilmember Riley Move To Hold On Docket

Seconded by Councilmember Eddy
Ayes: 7 - Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0


Held on Docket (10/12/2006)

061075
Authorizing a $100,000.00 Second Amendment to a Professional, Specialized or Technical Services Contract with Terracon Consultants, Inc., Project No. 284-03030-4B for additional geotechnical, environmental and construction services; and authorizing the City Manager to expend $100,000.00 for the amendment.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

061076
Authorizing the City Manager to execute Task Order No. 7 in the amount of $136,072.00 with Tetra Tech EM, Inc. to provide additional services for environmental oversight for environmental abatement in the KC Live – Entertainment District; authorizing the City manager to expend the additional sum of $59,800.00 from previously appropriated funds; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

061084
Reducing appropriations in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $1,200,000.00 and appropriating it to accounts in the Capital Improvements Fund for projects in the Fifth Council District.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

020786
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 4 of the Chouteau I-35 Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therein.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

060996
Approving the preliminary plat of Chateau Brittany Condominium on a .40 acre tract of land located at 4618 Holly Street. (SD 1269)


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

060997
Approving the preliminary plat of Westport Plaza Condominium on a .66 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of Clark Street and 42nd Street. (SD 1270)


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

061013
Approving the preliminary plat for The Manhattan on a 1.77 acre tract of land generally at the northwest corner of 8th Street and Charlotte Street. (SD 1259)


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Eddy 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 PAGE 9-11 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

061102
Authorizing the Director of Finance to make adjustments to certain TIF, Super-TIF accounts by transferring appropriations from the TIF reserve accounts in the General, Fire Sales Tax, Police Sales Tax, in the total amount of $1,165,373.00; appropriating funds from the General, Public Mast Transit, KCATA, Fire Sales Tax, Convention and Tourism Funds in the total amount of $505,542.00; estimating additional TIF PILOT revenues in the amount of $2,923,000.00; and establishing transfer accounts in the HOK Fund.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

061091
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a $639,840.00 contract with John Rohrer Contracting Company for Project No. 89005508 and Project No. 89005509; authorizing the Director of Public Works to amend and increase a contingency amount of this contract; authorizing the City Manager to expend appropriated funds; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Operations Committee

061092
Authorizing a $425,425.00 contract with Wilson Plumbing Company, for sanitary sewer improvements at 55th and Bennington; authorizing the City Manager to expend up to $467,967.50 for the contract; and authorizing assessment of the costs against the properties benefited.


Referred to Operations Committee

061093
Condemning and taking street, and temporary right-of-way on private properties for the construction and maintenance of the 22nd Street Corridor, said are being bounded by Tracy Avenue, along, and adjacent to East 22nd Street easterly to Brooklyn Avenue, all in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations by the City of Kansas City; consenting to the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney, on behalf of the City; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance with the Recorder of Deeds in Jackson County, Missouri.


Referred to Operations Committee

061099
Approving a $1,505,605.00 contract with Greenleaf Construction Company, Inc. for Contract No. 100, Catch Basin Replacements – 2006 Phase H; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $1,811,405.00 for the project; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Referred to Operations Committee

061101
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $836,000.00 for the North Congress and Tiffany Springs improvement project


Referred to Operations Committee

061086
Authorizing the Director of City Development to enter into a lease agreement with Truman Medical Center for the Power Plant Building at 512 E. 22nd Street for the purpose of operating a Power Plant facility, storage of records and equipment and general office space.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

061087
Approving the plat of The Woods of Maple Hills, an addition in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached documents.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

061089
Approving the plat of Loredo’s Addition, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; releasing a certain easement; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached documents.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

061090
Approving the plat of Fountain Hills Seventh Plat, an addition in Kansas City, Clay and Platte County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached documents.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

061094
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Fourth Amendment to the 43rd and Main Tax Increment Financing Plan; and approving the Fourth Amendment to the 43rd and Main Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

061095
Approving the Petition to establish the Main Street Community Improvement District Inc.; establishing the Main Street Community Improvement Inc., generally bounded by parcels on both sides of the Main Street corridor from 27th Street on the north to Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard (47th Street) on the south in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

061097
Approving the preliminary plat for 112 residential condominium units, 6 commercial condominium units, and 2 commercial parking condominiums within the existing mixed use building on an approximately 1.2 acre tract of land generally located on the north side of W. 8th Street, between May Street and Central Street. (SD 1265)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

061098
Rezoning approximately a 76.8 acre tract of land from District GP-7 (low density residential, agricultural) to District GP-6 (low density residential) and approving a development plan. (13612-GP-1)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
 Councilmember Cooper Move To Introduce

061103
Approving the first amendment to the redevelopment contract between the City of Kansas City, Missouri and Rivergate Redevelopment Corporation to provide for additional tax abatement for the project.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move To Introduce

061104
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Riverfront Area Plan by amending the Land Use Plan and Map for an area of approximately 34.6 acres generally bounded by Nicholson Avenue on the northwest, Garland Avenue on the east, and the Union Pacific Railroad on the south from heavy industrial, light industrial, public/semi-public, parks and open space and low density residential to heavy industrial. (237-S-1)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move To Introduce

061105
Approving a General Development Plan for the Northeast Bottoms PIEA Redevelopment Area for an area of About 34.6 acres generally bounded by Nicholson Avenue on the northwest, Garland Avenue on the east, and the Union Pacific Railroad on the south, approving the Northeast Bottoms PIEA General Development Plan and declaring that area a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Planned Industrial Expansion Authority Law; and approving tax exemption benefits for the area. 


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
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