Last Published: 5/14/2015 4:11:21 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:12 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, COKETHEA HILL, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
 

150340
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Radio Station KPRS and the Carter Family on the occasion of its 65th Anniversary.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150353
RESOLUTION - Declaring May 2015 as National Drug Court Month in Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150354
RESOLUTION - Recognizing and honoring the Community Christian Church of Kansas City, Missouri on the occasion of its 125th Anniversary.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150356
RESOLUTION - Honoring the Foster Grandparent Program of Jackson, Clay and Platte Counties of Missouri.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150361
RESOLUTION - Declaring the week of May 17-25, 2015, as National Public Works Week in Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150364
RESOLUTION - Congratulating the 2015 Graduates of Colleges and Universities in the Kansas City area and Kansas Citians graduating from elsewhere.


Adopted

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

150376
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Ward Parkway Center Community Improvement District regarding the submission of the nomination of their successor directors.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Wagner) 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 “Committee Advances” and that these ordinances be advanced for final reading and consideration at this time.
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150348
Authorizing the Director of Aviation to execute a $310,000.00 financial services agreement with Unison Consulting, Inc.; and authorizing the expenditure of previously appropriated funds.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150343
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to enter into a cooperative grant funding agreement with the Missouri Department of Transportation for the Little Blue Trace Trail South Bridge Connector Project in the amount of $500,000.00 in federal funds; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150344
Approving the plat of Columbus Park Phase 1, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; vacating a portion of streets and a portion of various alleys; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1416A)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150347
Rezoning an area of approximately 0.202 acres generally located at the southeast corner of E. 5th Street and Troost Avenue from District B 3-2 to District UR, and approving a development plan for a photography studio. (14543-UR)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150349
Authorizing the Director of Aviation to execute a Second Amendment to the Lease and Concession Agreement with Host Hotels & Resorts, L.P. at Kansas City International Airport.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Circo (Second by Ford) 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 final reading.
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150299
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 18 of the Code of Ordinances, entitled “Buildings and Building Regulations,” by enacting a new Article XVI consisting of Sections 18-500 through 18-508 entitled “Energy Empowerment” to establish an energy benchmarking and reporting requirement for certain buildings and requiring the City Manager to report on the status of utility data aggregation capabilities relative to the requirements of this ordinance.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

150300
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to prepare and submit a report to the Mayor and City Council regarding incentives for assessing energy usage and making energy efficiency improvements to buildings in Kansas City.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

150345
Approving the plat of Kansas City Power and Light Southeast Campus, an addition in Jackson 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 record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1415B)


Add to Consent Docket

150350
Amending Chapter 88, Zoning and Development Code, by amending Section 88-405-04 and creating a new Section 88-408 titled Parkland Dedication, and repealing Section 88-417, to clarify the provisions regarding parkland dedication. (254-S-302)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Circo (Second by Wagner) 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: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150359
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a Workers' Compensation benefit filed by Amy Jo Ervin for injuries resulting from an accident on December 18, 2012, while employed by the City.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150363
Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute a one (1) year term and supply contract with Independent Salt Company to supply deicing salt; and authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to amend the contract and exercise four (4) one-year renewal options.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150377
Approving an Industrial Development Plan for Cerner Corporation for the purpose of the expansion, renovation, improvement and equipping of an office industry consisting of a data center located at 3512 N.E. 33rd Terrace; authorizing and approving various agreements for the purpose of setting forth covenants, agreements and obligations of the City and Cerner Corporation; authorizing the issuance of taxable industrial revenue bonds in a maximum aggregate principal amount not to exceed $100,000,000.00; 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

150365
Accepting and approving an $8,500.00 grant award from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for the Summer Food Service Program for Children.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

150366
Accepting and approving an $18,000.00 grant from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to conduct Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) monitoring activities in the Kansas City area; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

150357
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with Burke Swerdling & Associates, LLC, for the purposes of advancing the development a new downtown convention center headquarters hotel; authorizing the City Manager to execute such further agreements as may be necessary for the purposes of developing, financing, constructing and operating the convention hotel in the manner contemplated by the Memorandum of Understanding; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150358
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan in District UR on approximately a 15.5 acre tract of land generally located between 28th Street on the north, Main Street on the east, a line about 200 feet north of 30th Street (extended) on the south and Wyandotte Street on the west. (13266-UR-1)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150360
Approving the Frontage at Executive Park Area General Development Plan on approximately 60 acres generally located on either side of N. Corrington Avenue, north of E. Front Street, and declaring the area an Underdeveloped Industrial Area in need of development pursuant to The Planned Industrial Expansion Law. (718-S)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150374
Rezoning approximately 125 acres within two areas located within the downtown loop (bounded by Interstate 35/70 on the north, Interstate 70 on the east; Interstate 670 on the south, and Interstate 35 on the west) and located (1) generally west of Wyandotte Street, Central Street, and Broadway Boulevard and (2) generally east of Grand Boulevard and Locust Street from Districts R-0.5, R-1.5, B4-5, and M1-5 to District DC as recommended by the Greater Downtown Area Plan. (Case No. 14547-P)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150375
Rezoning approximately 1.15 acres located on the south side of W. 9th Street between Pennsylvania Avenue and Washington Street from Districts R-0.5 and M1-5 to District DR and approximately 0.8 acres located on the east side of Washington Street, between 11th Street and 12th Street, from District B4-5 to District DR as recommended by the Greater Downtown Area Plan (approved by Committee Substitute for Resolution No. 100049 on March 11, 2010). (145550-P)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150378
Amending Chapter 88, Code of Ordinances, by amending Sections 88-130-04, Allowed Uses, Table 130-1, and 88-425, Landscaping and Screening, and enacting new sections of like number and subject matter and adding a new Section 88-338, Downtown Development, as recommended by the Greater Downtown Area Plan (254-S-303)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150355
Amending Chapter 10, Alcoholic Beverages, by repealing Section 10-140, Municipal Market vendors catering permit, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter to allow for the sale of locally-produced malt beverages and distilled spirits by the farmer/producers at the City Market.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

150367
Authorizing a contract for $2,469,000.00 with Radmacher Brothers Excavating Company, Inc. for the Primary Basins 5 and 6 Improvements at the Water Treatment Plant Project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

150368
Authorizing a Design Professional Services contract for $8,500,000.00 Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc. to provide Overflow Control Plan program management services; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $20,000,000.00 for the contract subject to future appropriations; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

150369
Authorizing a contract for $17,119,000.00 with Foley Company for the 87th Street Pump Station Rehabilitation Project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $19,000,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

150370
Authorizing a contract for $6,000,000.00 with Blue Nile Contractors, Inc., for Manhole Grade Adjustments for Overflow Control Program Projects; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $6,000,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

150371
Authorizing a contract for approximately $2,500,000.00 with Blue Nile Contractors for the replacement of water mains in the area of State Line Road to Kenwood Avenue, W. 75th Street to W. 89th Street; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

150372
Authorizing a contract for approximately $1,961,000.00 with Blue Nile Contractors, Inc., for the replacement of water mains in the area of Oakley Avenue and Marsh Avenue, E. 20th Street to E. 34th Street; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

150373
Authorizing a Design Professional Services Contract for $1,050,000.00 with Lamp Rynearson & Associates, Inc., for the Upper Rush Creek and Weatherby Lake No. 2 Pump Stations Project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
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