Last Published: 5/26/2015 11:37:02 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:11 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, COKETHEA HILL, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Out:1 - MELBA CURLS
 

150379
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Geneva Morris on her 100th birthday.


Adopted

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

150388
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the Essence of Spring Scholarship Awards and honoring the commitment of Friendship Baptist Church to support education in our community.


Adopted

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

150401
RESOLUTION - Declaring May 17-23, 2015, as Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week and May 20, 2015 as EMS for Children Day in Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

150380
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E42013-E42014


Received And Filed

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

150385
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 62794 Through 62803


Received And Filed

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

150398
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from the election authorities to the City Clerk regarding the number of sufficient signatures in the petition entitled: Petition for Initiative to Establish a Living Wage in the City of Kansas City, Missouri. The City Clerk has verified the certification.


Received And Filed

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

150399
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the 3-Trails Village Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Report for fiscal year ending April 30, 2015.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150400
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Kansas City International Community Improvement District (KCICID) regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2016.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

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)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, 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.


Councilmember Marcason (Second by Taylor) Move to Amend

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


Councilmember Ford (Second by Sharp) Move To Hold On Docket

Seconded by Councilmember Sharp
Ayes: 8 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Circo, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 4 - Johnson, Marcason, Hill, Taylor


Held on Docket (6/4/2015)

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.


Adopted as Substituted

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

150350
(Sub.)
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)


Councilmember Ford (Second by Taylor) Move to Amend

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


Passed as Amended

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


Passed

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

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.


Passed

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

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.


Passed

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

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.


Passed

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

140709
(Sub.)
Approving the plat of Hospital Hill North, Block 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. (SD1488)


Passed as Substituted

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

150351
Authorizing a $2,421,000.00 contract with Gunter Construction for the ADA Facility Improvements projects; estimating revenue and appropriating approximately $2,800,000.00 in the Series 2015B Bond Fund; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts and transfer funds; declaring intent to reimburse from bond proceeds; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

140557
(Sub.)
Accepting and approving the recommendation of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, as to the termination of the Amended and Restated Three Trails District Tax Increment Financing Plan and the designation of Redevelopment Project 3; estimating and appropriating revenues in the amount of $5,000.00; authorizing the Director of Finance to execute certain documents; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Councilmember Taylor (Second by Ford) Move to Amend

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


Passed as Amended

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

150357
(Sub.)
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with Burke Swerdling & Associates, LLC, for the purposes of advancing the development of 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.


Passed as Substituted

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

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)


Passed

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

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)


Passed

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

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.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 1 - Johnson

150378
(Sub.)
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)


Passed as Substituted

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

150367
(Sub.)
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; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $2,700,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed as Substituted

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

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.


Passed

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

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.


Passed

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

150371
(Sub.)
Authorizing a contract for approximately $2,500,000.00 with Blue Nile Contractors, Inc., for the replacement of water mains in the area of State Line Road to Kenwood Avenue, W. 75th Street to W. 89th Street; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $2,750,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed as Substituted

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

150372
(Sub.)
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; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $2,160,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed as Substituted

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

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.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Circo (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 “Second Readings” and that they be placed on the docket next week for final reading.
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

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)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

150270
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Affirming the commitment by the City Council of Kansas City to partner with the Mid-America Regional Council, area cities and counties in the region in efforts to cooperate in providing emergency dispatch services.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

150355
(Sub.)
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.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted
 
 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: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150387
Appropriating $174,565.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund; approving contracts with various agencies in the amount of $174,565.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150390
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a second lease amendment with Gerdau Ameristeel US Inc., for the lease of City-owned property generally located at 1301 Chouteau.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150392
Authorizing the Director of Finance to accept the proposal of Banc of America Public Capital Corp (“BAPCC”) to finance the acquisition and installation of an Adaptive Control System (“Project”); estimating revenue and appropriating $1,505,000.00 in the 3230 Fund; authorizing the execution of any and all documents and agreements necessary for the financing; designating requisitioning authorities; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon its completion; approving Lease Counsel in connection with the transaction; declaring the intent of the City to reimburse itself from the lease purchase proceeds for certain expenditures; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150393
Declaring certain real property surplus to the City's needs; and authorizing the Director of General Services to offer the sale of the property generally located at: 22401 E. Meyers Road Jackson County (Unincorporated), Missouri.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150394
Authorizing the Director of Finance to accept the proposal of Oshkosh Capital or an affiliate or other designee thereof for financing the acquisition of fire fleet vehicles and equipment under one or more lease-purchase agreements at an estimated purchase price of $36,675,538.00 and a not-to-exceed purchase price of $37,000,000.00; authorizing the execution of any and all documents and agreements necessary for the financing; estimating and appropriating revenues in the amount of $37,000,000.00 in Fund No. 3230, the Equipment Lease Capital Acquisition Fund; designating requisitioning authority; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts; declaring the intent of the City to reimburse itself from the lease purchase proceeds for certain expenditures; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150397
Changing the time to begin the July 23, 2015, Legislative Session of the City Council from 3:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150389
Accepting and approving two one-year contract amendments in the amounts of $56,000.00 and $113,000.00 with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for children with special health care needs.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

150396
Appropriating $50,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance in the Maintenance Reserve Fund; estimating revenue and appropriating funds in the amount of $6,000.00 in the General Fund; estimating revenue and appropriating funds in the amount of $98,473.00 in the Neighborhood Grants Fund; appropriating $170,422.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance in the Community Development Block Grant Fund; appropriating $112,025.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Strategic Neighborhoods Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

150381
Approving the plat of The Village Tenth Plat, an addition in Clay 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. (SD1053M)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150382
Approving the plat of Village at Burlington Creek, Second Plat, 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. (SD1447B)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150383
Approving the plat of Hollyday/Raymond Subdivision a Replat of Lot 2, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1070C)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150384
Approving the plat of Summit View Farms 2nd Plat, 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. (SD1504A)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150386
Authorizing execution of a contract in an amount not to exceed $1,320,000.00 with the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri, for the purpose of providing funds for certain development and redevelopment activities; the implementation of AdvanceKC; and the operations of an International Business Development Initiative.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150391
Authorizing condemnation and taking of private property located at 6101 E 87th Street, Kansas City, Missouri in fee simple for public use for reclamation of blighted, substandard or insanitary area within the First Amendment to the Bannister & I-435 TIF Redevelopment Area; receiving evidence, and making a determination, that this property is blighted, substandard or insanitary; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; 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 Jackson County, Missouri.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150395
Vacating all of Wheeling Avenue and Belmont Avenue as established by the East Center Plat from the point of beginning south to Interstate I-70, retaining a utility easement, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1704-V)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
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