Last Published: 8/14/2008 4:31:06 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - MARK FUNKHOUSER
Present:10 - DEB HERMANN, BILL SKAGGS, ED FORD, MELBA CURLS, SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, BETH GOTTSTEIN, JAN MARCASON, TERRY RILEY, CATHY JOLLY, JOHN SHARP
Out:1 - RUSS JOHNSON
Excused:1 - CINDY CIRCO
 

080826
RESOLUTION - Declaring September 6, 2008, as “Bike MS Day” in Kansas City.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080830
RESOLUTION - Supporting A Call to Oneness to promote cooperation, collaboration and commitment among African-American men in the Greater Kansas City metropolitan area for the betterment of the community.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080835
RESOLUTION - Honoring Joyce Vidovich, Karen Curls, Carol Edwards, George Bukaty, Rick Olivares, Ron Borst and Bruce Waugh for their valued service to the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080817
COMMUNICATION - Acceptance of Clay County Conveyances # WSD 071708 and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds for Clay County, Missouri.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080816
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to perform various tasks to enhance communications, training and cooperation between the Kansas City Police Department and the Airport Police, to perform a safety assessment of City airport operations and to report back to the City Council.


Councilmember Sharp Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Ford
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Adopted as Substituted and Amended

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080776
Enacting a new Section 40-461.5, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Same - Classification of wireless customers” to clarify that wireless telecommunications providers may rely upon existing customer classifications when determining the appropriate license fee rate.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080777
Approving the plat of KCI Auto Auction, Plat 2, an addition in Platte 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. (SD1290A)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080778
Approving the plat of Tiffany Hills Third Plat, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; accepting and releasing various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept a certain agreement; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1146D)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080779
Approving the plat of Natalie Condominium, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; 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. (SD1366A)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080780
Approving the plat of Tiffany Hills Detention Facility, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; accepting and releasing various easements; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept a certain agreement; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1146C)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080792
Approving the plat of Highland Plaza East First Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting and releasing 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. (SD0710F)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080197
(Sub.)
Authorizing the issuance of Water Revenue Bonds; prescribing the terms, provisions and conditions for the issuance of bonds and obligations of the City; and authorizing certain actions and documents and prescribing other matters relating thereto.


Passed As Second Substitute

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080786
Authorizing a $2,000,000.00 agreement with the Jackson County Sports Complex Authority to be used in connection with the Harry S. Truman Sports Complex.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080793
(Sub.)
Repealing Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 080587 that authorized a contract with the Hispanic Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) to be funded with proceeds from a legal settlement; estimating revenue in the amount of $380,000.00; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $270,000.00 in the General Fund; and appropriating $300,000.00 to the Minor Home Repair account of the General Fund and $350,000.00 for technical assistance for the housing program, subject to approval by the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, and authorizing a contract with HEDC for the purpose of cost sharing in a facility acquisition for the Westside CAN Center to be funded from the General Fund.


Councilmember Curls Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Sharp
Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Passed as Substituted and Amended

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080425
(Sub.)
Rezoning an area of approximately 1.7 acres generally located at the northeast and southeast corners of 20th Street and Wyandotte Street from Districts M-1 and URD to District URD and approving a preliminary development plan. (Case No. 13564-URD-1)


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080737
Approving the preliminary plat of Haden Lofts Condominiums on a .33 acre tract of land generally located on the east side of Broadway about 60 feet south of West 21st Street (addressed as 2109 Broadway). (SD 1280C)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080747
Authorizing a lease agreement with American Compressed Steel for property located at 1508 Woodswether Road.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080781
Authorizing the Director of City Development to enter into a one-year lease agreement with American Compressed Steel for City-owned property at 1508 Woodswether Road.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: 080802 080803 ADVANCE DEBATES: 080766 080788 080789 080790 ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080802
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Finance to execute agreements and releases in connection with the D.A. Holmes Project.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080803
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Jeffrey Robinson, et al. v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 0516-CV11454.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080766
(Sub.)
Amending Chapters 2, 18, 27, 39, 52, 63, 64, 66, 72, 75 and 80, Code of Ordinances, by revising fees and establishing new fees.


Councilmember Hermann Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Skaggs
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Passed as Amended

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080788
Accepting and approving a one-year $17,490.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to conduct preventive health screening of all newly arriving refugees in Kansas City; increasing revenue in the amount of $14,575.00 and reducing appropriations in the amount of $2,915.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080789
Accepting and approving one year $51,000.00 and $114,000.00 contracts with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for children with special health care needs; increasing revenue in the amount of $107,092.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and increasing appropriations in the amount of $64,503.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080790
Accepting and approving a one-year $51,400.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for tuberculosis control activities; increasing revenue in the amount of $47,618.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF THE ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON SECOND READING ON PAGE 7 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080692
RESOLUTION - Encouraging all retail establishments and government offices to allow on site voter registration.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

080805
Approving the plat of Pembrooke Estates – Fourth Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting and releasing 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. (SD0763E)


Add to Consent Docket

080806
Accepting a Special Warranty Deed conveying certain property in Jackson County to the City of Kansas City, Missouri, for use as a parking garage in connection with the plat of East Village, Block 81, and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance.


Add to Consent Docket

080765
Amending Chapter 50, Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new Section 50-47, Violation of Order of Protection.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

080807
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Expressing the Council’s support of the Mayor’s participation in the national coalition of Mayors Against Illegal Guns and its pledge to work to find innovative new ways to meet the challenge of illegal guns within our community.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted
 
 Councilmember Skaggs 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 PAGES 8-10 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080822
RESOLUTION - Authorizing the establishment of a committee to study options for providing health insurance and other related benefits to City employees and retirees and other public employees in Kansas City.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

080832
Authorizing the Director of City Development to execute a $400,000.00 agreement for the installation and maintenance of public improvements in the public right-of-way and a $650,000.00 agreement for the acquisition and relocation of the Missouri Department of Transportation facility demolition and site remediation, both with the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority for the redevelopment of the Columbus Park Urban Renewal Area.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

080833
Amending Ordinance No. 080252 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.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

080834
Amending Chapter 76, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 76-192, Passenger fares, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter that increases the fees and the airport fee.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

080831
Expressing the intent of the City Council to reallocate funds in the General Fund toward Neighborhood Capacity Building, holding the current Minor Home Repair budget harmless by reallocating unspent prior-year CDBG funds to Minor Home Repair, and directing the City Manager to develop a request for proposal process that would allocate General Fund dollars for important neighborhood revitalization efforts.


Referred to Housing Committee

080821
Approving the plat of Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; releasing 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. (SD1179A)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080823
Approving the plat of Raytown Elementary School, 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. (SD1338)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080825
Authorizing the Director of City Development to execute a Covenant To Maintain Decorative Pavers and Other Streetscape on N.W. Prairie View Road for the previously recorded plat of Zona Rosa 5th Plat, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached agreement. (SD 0922E)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080827
Approving the plat of Haden Lofts Condominium, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; 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. (SD1280B)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080828
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District GP-3/4 (Regional Business/High Density Residential) on a 3.82 acre tract of land generally located at the northwest corner of N.W. Barry Road and I-29. (12648-GP-13):


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080829
Vacating the north-south and east-west alleys north of 16th Street west of Myrtle Avenue, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; reserving an easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1391-V)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

080818
Amending Chapter 60, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Sewer and Sewage Disposal”, by repealing Section 60-128, which eliminates the Division of Commercial and Industrial Waste Control within the Water Services Department.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

080819
Authorizing the execution of a five year Facilities Maintenance Agreement between the City of Kansas City, Missouri and Trabue Industrial Systems at Kansas City International Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in an amount not to exceed $160,532.00.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

080820
Authorizing a five year lease with 5 one-year options with the United States Government – General Service Administration at the Kansas City International Airport.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

080824
Amending Chapter 70, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 70-856, Use of safety belts, and 70-857, Child passenger restraint systems, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter for the purpose of requiring that children under sixteen years of age be appropriately restrained when traveling in a motor vehicle.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Sanders Brooks Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

080836
Waiving a certain special tax bill of the City for demolition upon property owned by the KCCID Charitable Fund located at 1118 Tracy.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason Move To Introduce

080837
Amending Chapter 2, Administration, Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new Article XIV, Volunteers, consisting of Sections 2-1950 through 2-1966, both inclusive.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS