Last Published: 6/26/2015 9:26:06 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:10 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, COKETHEA HILL, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Out:1 - RUSS JOHNSON
Excused:1 - CINDY CIRCO
 

150504
RESOLUTION - Honoring Ms. Janice Brown on the occasion of her retirement after 35 years of dedicated service with the City of Kansas City.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Wagner) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the resolutions listed on today’s docket as “Resolutions for Same Day Adoption” be presented to Council for consideration for immediate adoption today.
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150503
RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Kerrie D. Tyndall as an alternate City representative to the Tax Increment Financing Commission.


Adopted

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

150432
(Sub.)
Amending Article VIII of the Administrative Code of Kansas City, Missouri, “Classification and Compensation Plan,” by repealing Section 2-1104, Special leave, and enacting a new section of like number and subject matter that establishes a paid parental leave policy for eligible employees.


Passed as Substituted

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

150477
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 70, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 70-131 relating to the offense of driving with a suspended or revoked license and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject.


Passed as Substituted

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

150483
RESOLUTION - Supporting an application to the U.S. Department of Justice for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program.


Adopted

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

150452
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 60 of the Code of Ordinances, entitled “Sewers and Sewage Disposal” by adding Article VII, Sections 60-349 through 60-361; amending Chapter 52, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Parking Stations” by repealing Sections 52-32, 52-34, 52-35, and 52-36 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter; amending Chapter 18, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Buildings and Building Regulations” by repealing Section 18-125 and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter; and establishing an effective date.


Councilmember Sharp (Second by Reed) Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Reed
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Councilmember Sharp (Second by Reed) Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Reed
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Passed as Amended

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Curls) 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: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150486
Accepting and approving a $10,600.00 grant from Children’s Mercy Hospital to implement a Healthy Lifestyle Initiative Program in Kansas City; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

150490
Approving and authorizing the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners to accept from the Land Bank of Kansas City, Missouri, four unimproved lots located at 8122 Olive Street, 8201 Brooklyn Avenue, 8207 Brooklyn Avenue and 8209 Brooklyn Avenue which will expand Marlborough Park.


Passed

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

150488
Amending the 2014 and 2015 One Year Action Plans and authorizing submittal of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for its consideration to permit additional public facility funding and amend the budget in support of the Linwood YMCA and the Palestine Senior Center projects; estimating revenue and appropriations in the amount of $600,000.00 in the Community Development Block Grant Fund; and authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to execute the contracts.


Passed

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

150481
Approving a development plan in District AG-R on approximately 70.648 acres generally located at the northwest corner of N. Robinhood Lane and N.W. 128th Street. (14515-P-1)


Passed

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

150494
Approving an amendment to a previously approved Chapter 80 preliminary development plan in District B3-2 (Community Business (dash 2)) to allow an increase in permitted building floor area within a 10-acre plan area for a motor vehicle repair use generally located south of N.E. 96th Street and west of N. Oak Trafficway. (13590-P-13)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Davis, Wagner, James, Jr., Sharp, Taylor, Hill, Marcason, Glover, Reed, Curls, Ford
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Ford (Second by 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 final reading.
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150497
Determining that the Blue Ridge Mall Tax Increment Financing Plan is making satisfactory progress under the time schedule proposed within the plan for completion.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

150498
Determining that the Briarcliff West Tax Increment Financing Plan is making satisfactory progress under the time schedule proposed within the plan for completion.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

150500
Determining that the 87th & Hillcrest Tax Increment Financing Plan is making satisfactory progress under the time schedule proposed within the plan for completion.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

150501
Determining that the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan is making satisfactory progress under the time schedule proposed within the plan for completion.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

150493
Amending Chapter 14, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 14-1, 14-13, 14-28, 14-33, 14-49 and 14-51, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like numbers and subject matters that add the definition of a potbellied pig, regulates potbellied pigs and limits the number of potbellied pigs that can be maintained by one owner.


Add to Consent Docket
 
 Councilmember Ford (Second by 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: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150505
Amending Chapter 20, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 20-1 through 20-19 and amending Sections 20-1, 20-3, 20-6 through 20-11, and 20-13 through 20-19 to put the Manager of Regulated Industries in charge of the administration and enforcement of the cigarette occupation license and tax, and to include alternative nicotine products and vapor products in the required posting of notice of prohibited sales to minors; also amending Chapter 50, Offenses and Miscellaneous Provisions, by repealing Section 50-235 and enacting in lieu thereof a new Section 50-235 adding references to alternative nicotine products and vapor products.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150516
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Paula Diana Robinson v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 08CY-CV09027.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150517
Reducing an appropriation in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $500,000.00; appropriating that amount to the Swope Park Basketball Courts project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150525
Authorizing the Director of the Convention and Entertainment Facilities to renew a seven (7) year agreement with three (3) renewable options with Key Brand Entertainment (Broadway Across America) to be the exclusive provider of Broadway shows in the Music Hall at Municipal Auditorium.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150513
Approving and authorizing the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners to accept from the Land Bank of Kansas City, Missouri, one unimproved lot located at 9501B Lydia Avenue which will expand Indian Creek Greenway.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

150507
Approving the Petition to establish the 51st & Oak Community Improvement District; establishing the 51st & Oak Community Improvement District, generally located at the north end of the block bounded by east 51st Street on the north, Brookside Boulevard on the west and Oak Street on the east in Kansas City, Jackson County Missouri; directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development; and providing for a delayed effective date.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150508
Declaring an area of about 164 acres generally bounded by 27th Street on the north, Prospect Avenue on the east, Linwood Boulevard on the south, and Woodland Avenue on the west, and excluding Spring Valley Park to be a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law and approving the Urban Renewal Plan for the same, said plan to be known as the Key Coalition Urban Renewal Plan. (716-S)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150509
Approving the plat of Copperleaf Eleventh Plat, an addition in Clay 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. (SD0980K)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150510
Approving the plat of Apex on Quality Hill, 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. (SD1477A)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150511
Approving the plat of Centerpoint Intermodal Center Fourth Plat, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1411E)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150512
Approving the plat of Replat of Beacon Hill Townhomes, Block 2, Lots 1 and 2, 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. (SD1167F)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150515
Renaming the City Development Department the City Planning and Development Department by amending Sections 2-391, 2-392, 2-393, 2-394, 2-395 and 2-396 in the Kansas City Code.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150518
RESOLUTION - Amending the Briarcliff-Winnwood Area Plan for an approximately 23 acre tract of land, generally located at the southwest corner of N. Brighton Ave and N.E. Pleasant Valley Road by changing the recommended land use from Mixed Use Neighborhood and Residential Low-Density to Mixed-Use Neighborhood. (673-S-4)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150519
Rezoning approximately 23 acres generally located at the southwest corner of N. Brighton and N.E. Pleasant Valley Road from Districts B2-2 and R-80 to District MPD, and approving a MPD preliminary development plan for commercial uses and multi-family residential uses which also acts as a preliminary plat. (10053-MPD-8)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150520
RESOLUTION - Amending the South Central Area Plan in an area of approximately 2 acres generally located at the northwest corner of 53rd Street and Troost Avenue by changing the recommended land use designation from Institutional to Mixed Use Neighborhood. (249-S-13)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150521
Rezoning approximately 5 acres generally located on the west side of Troost Avenue from 52nd Street to 53rd Street from Districts R-6 and B3-2 to District MPD, and approving a preliminary development plan for an existing religious assembly use to remain and the development of a multi-unit residential building. (14296-MPD-2)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150522
RESOLUTION - Amending the Briarcliff-Winnwood Area Plan for an approximately 26 acre tract of land, generally located south of N.E. Englewood Road, west of N. Antioch Road and east of N. Garfield Avenue, by changing the recommended land use from Residential - Medium Density to Mixed-Use Neighborhood for the commercial portion of the project and to Residential-High Density for the residential portion of the project. (673-S-3)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150523
Rezoning approximately 26 acres generally located south of N.E. Englewood Road, west of N. Antioch Road and east of N. Garfield Avenue from Districts R-2.5 and R-6 to District MPD, and approving a MPD Development Plan for commercial and residential uses which also acts as a preliminary plat. (5928-MPD-7)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150524
Estimating and appropriating $55,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Economic Development Fund; authorizing execution of a $55,000.00 contract amendment with the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri (“EDC”), for the purpose of providing funds for certain development and redevelopment activities; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150430
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into negotiations to acquire the real property for the Linwood Shopping Center; estimating and appropriating $1,000,000.00 to cover costs; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend funds not to exceed $1,000,000.00; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts; declaring the City’s intent to reimburse itself from bond proceeds; designating requisitions authority; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150526
Amending Chapter 70, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 70-302, 70-304 and 70-305 relating to operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and enacting in lieu thereof three new sections of like number and subject.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

150429
Authorizing the condemnation and taking of private properties in fee simple for public use for Street Improvement Project No. 89008009 22nd - 23rd Street Connecter, in the vicinity of 22nd and 23rd Street, from Brooklyn Avenue to Chestnut Avenue, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations and purchase by the Director of 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 Jackson County.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

150431
Authorizing an amendment for approximately $673,000.00 with Olsson Associates for the Route 350 Highway and Noland Road Improvements project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

150435
Estimating revenue in the amount of $65,500.00 in the Capital Improvements fund; and appropriating that amount to the 3217 Broadway Hawk Signal account; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

150459
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a Bridge Structure Relinquishment and License Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission (MHTC) for the purpose of transferring ownership and maintenance of certain bridges from the MHTC to the City.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

150506
Amending Chapter 76, Vehicles for Hire, by revising five sections pertaining to the definition of a taximeter, qualifications of a vehicle permit, qualifications of an applicant, rates, and use of a taximeter to more clearly define and better regulate the industry and take out requirements of a written and oral exam to coincide with all other sections of the ordinance.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

150514
Repealing Ordinance No. 140270; authorizing condemnation and taking of private property at 2700 Troost Avenue, located on the southwest corner of 27th and Troost; incorporating a blight study and receiving evidence of blight; making a determination of blight; authorizing continued negotiations by the Public Works Department; consenting to the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney on behalf of the City; and authorizing the City Clerk to cause this ordinance to be recorded in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Ford Move To Introduce

150527
RESOLUTION - Expressing the intent of the City Council that significant changes to the adopted budget adversely impacting approved programming will be approved by the Council.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee
 
 Councilmember Wagner Move To Introduce

150528
Reducing an appropriation in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $500,000.00; appropriating that amount to the Noland Road and MO 350 project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee
 
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