Last Published: 8/16/2012 4:38:34 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:9 - SCOTT WAGNER, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, MICHAEL BROOKS, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Out:3 - DICK DAVIS, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO
 

120726
COMMUNICATION - July 2012 – Accepting various easement and deeds in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120727
COMMUNICATION - July 2012 – Accepting various easement and deeds in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120728
COMMUNICATION - July 2012 – Accepting various easement and deeds in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri, and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120743
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the City Clerk to the Mayor and City Council regarding the submission of the Notice of Aggregate Assessed Valuation as of July 20, 2012 from the Clerk of Platte County, Mo.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120713
RESOLUTION - Consenting to the minor modification of the Blue Valley Area General Development Plan by the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember 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 "Scheduled Committee Advances" and that these ordinances be advanced for final reading and consideration at this time.
 
Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120707
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Jason Wright v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1016-CV36918.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120708
(Sub.)
Amending Ordinance No. 120202 by repealing Section 1 and enacting in its place a new Section 1, increasing the taxes levied for the general fund, health fund, and museum fund.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120720
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a workers' compensation benefit filed by Keith Reynolds for injuries resulting from an accident on September 26, 2011, while employed by the City.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120721
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim on a Workers’ Compensation case filed by Judy McDonald for injuries resulting from an accident on February 3, 2011, while employed by the City.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120666
Vacating Indian Creek Road from State Line Road northeasterly to its terminus, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1658-V)


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120679
(Sub.)
Vacating N. Walnut Street and an adjacent north-south alley south of N.E. Harlem Road, Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1584-V)


Passed As Second Substitute

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120699
Approving an amendment to the Lucas Place Lofts Development Plan.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120711
Approving the petition to establish the Oak Barry Community Improvement District; establishing the Oak Barry Community Improvement generally located at the northeast corner of N.E. Barry Road and N. Oak Trafficway in Clay County, Missouri; determining the Oak Barry Community Improvement District to be a blighted area; determining that certain actions are reasonably anticipated to remediate blighting conditions and will serve a public purpose; requiring the annual submission of certain records; and directing the City clerk to report the creation of the Oak Barry Community Improvement District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120704
Authorizing Amendment 4 with Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc., for the Taxiway Pavement Repairs project at the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport; authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend approximately $556,421.87 for the contract; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120723
(Sub.)
Reducing appropriations in the amount of $2,203,601.54 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating it to various accounts in the Capital Improvements Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Reed 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: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120697
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 88, Code of Ordinances, Zoning and Development Code, by adding and amending sections of this chapter to promote sustainable development. (254-S-276)


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

120715
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to revise the guidelines of the Municipal Court Fund program; estimating revenue in the amount of $150,000.00 in the Special Housing Rehabilitation Fund; appropriating it to the Housing Assistance Program; and designating requisitioning authority.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

120716
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on November 6, 2012, a question amending the Charter of Kansas City to increase the mandatory retirement age of municipal judges from age 65 to age 70; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election not later than August 28, 2012; and recognizing an emergency.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Reed 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: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120738
Authorizing a $500,000.00 legal services contract with Seigfreid, Bingham, Levy, Selzer & Gee, PC; appropriating $500,000.00 to the Legal Services account in the KC Airports Fund; and recognizing an emergency. 


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120744
Accepting a one year $380,000.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for the Building Blocks of Missouri program; and increasing revenue and an appropriation in the amount of $19,335.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

120729
Terminating the Chatham Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120730
Terminating Redevelopment Projects 3 and 4 in the Uptown Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120731
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri as to the First Amendment to the 39th and Prospect Tax Increment Financing Plan; and approving the First Amendment to the 39th and Prospect Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120732
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri as to the Eighth Amendment to the Brush Creek Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan; and approving the Eighth Amendment to the Brush Creek Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120733
Approving the plat of St. Michael’s Veterans Center, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting and releasing various easements; establishing grades on public ways; vacating a portion of a street; 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. (SD1439)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120734
Approving the plat of QuikTrip Store #178, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; 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. (SD1444)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120739
Rezoning an area of approximately 42 acres generally located on the south side of Winner Road, about 900 feet west of Interstate 435, from Districts M1-5 and M-2a-p to District UR, and approving a preliminary development plan for the same. (10839-UR-6)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120740
Declaring the area of approximately 24.58 acres generally located on both sides of Leeds Trafficway at Chelsea Drive, to be a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law and approving the Urban Renewal Plan for the same, said plan to be known as the Seven Oaks Urban Renewal Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120741
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Heart of the City Area Plan for an area of approximately 24.6 acres generally located on both sides of Leeds Trafficway at Chelsea Drive to recommend “mixed-use community and institutional uses” instead of “residential low density and residential medium density uses.” (685-S-1)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120742
Rezoning an area of approximately 24.6 acres generally located on both sides of Leeds Trafficway at Chelsea Drive from District R-2.5 to District UR. (5267-UR-1)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120745
RESOLUTION - Consenting to the transfer of vacant property by Land Trust of Jackson County, Missouri to the Kansas City, Missouri Homesteading Authority, generally in the Green Impact Zone, within the geographical area of 35th Street on the north to 55th Street on the south, Troost on the west, and east to Prospect, north of 47th and to Swope Parkway, south of 47th, for demolition, repair, rehabilitation and redevelopment, as determined appropriate by the Authority.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

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.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120705
Authorizing the Director of Aviation to enter into a contract with Loch Sand & Construction Co., to Rehabilitate Taxiways–Phase 2 at Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport; authorizing the expenditure of approximately $7,199,041.00; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120735
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a contract with Vireo for the Blue River Trail - Truman Road to Swope Park Phase 2 in an amount not to exceed $510,000.00; estimating and appropriating $230883.54from remaining value of a CMAQ grant in the Capital Improvements Fund; authorizing the Director to expend approximately $279,000 in additional funds; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120736
Authorizing an increase in the contingency of a contract with Blue Nile Contractors, Inc., for the Small Main Replacement on Plate J-130; and authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $250,000.00.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120737
Approving Amendment No. 4 with CH2M Hill, Inc., for Rocky Branch and Todd Creek WWTP Effluent Disinfection Design and Capacity Analysis; and authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend approximately $28,000.00.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Ford Move To Introduce
I request that the Clerk receive, docket and read a resolution prepared too late to be on the regular docket.

120748
RESOLUTION - Expressing the intent of the Mayor and Council with regard to the use of the proceeds of a 2% tax on the revenue from outdoor advertising structures.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
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