Last Published: 5/24/2012 4:35:44 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, MICHAEL BROOKS, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
 

120475
RESOLUTION - Declaring May 2012, as Preservation Month in Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

120476
RESOLUTION - Commending the recipients of the 2012 George Ehrlich Achievement in Preservation Award and the Stewardship of the Historic Built Environment Award.


Adopted

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

120477
RESOLUTION - Honoring Sarah Cecil as a Rich Noll Pacesetter for May, 2012.


Adopted

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

120478
RESOLUTION - Declaring the week of May 20-26, 2012, as National Public Works Week.


Adopted

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

120487
RESOLUTION - Recognizing Alpha Energy & Electric’s dedication to the community.


Adopted

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

120488
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Lincoln College Preparatory Academy on being recognized by Newsweek magazine as the best high school in the local bi-state area.


Adopted

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

120472
COMMUNICATION - May 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: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120483
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 61421 Through 61438


Received And Filed

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

120484
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 61439 through 61446


Received And Filed

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

120437
Approving the plat of Staley Hills - Fifth 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. (SD0964V)


Passed

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

120438
Approving the plat of SBKC Addition, 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. (SD1436A)


Passed

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

120458
(Sub.)
Calling an election on August 7, 2012, for the purpose of asking voters to prohibit renewal of the expired motor vehicle fee and to forbid billing and collection of a real estate tax for park and boulevard maintenance and trafficway maintenance, and to forbid billing and collection of the boulevards and parkways front foot assessment and to collect in their place a one-half cent sales tax for parks and to establish a dedicated street maintenance fund, including 7.5% of annual earnings tax receipts; authorizing the issuance of an amount not to exceed $500,000,000 in sanitary sewer system revenue bonds for funding sewer improvements; declaring the City’s intention to reimburse itself from bond proceeds for bond related expenditures; directing the City Clerk to provide notice of the election; directing the City Clerk to provide notice to the Director of Revenue if the sales tax question is passed by the voters; and recognizing an emergency.


Councilmember Johnson Move to Amend

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


Passed as Substituted and Amended

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

120440
Accepting and approving a $91,554.00 contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for the City’s Cities Readiness program.


Passed

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

120449
Accepting and approving a contract for a $7,080.00 grant from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for the Summer Food Service Program for Children.


Passed

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

120375
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 18, the Kansas City Building & Rehabilitation Code (KCBRC), by adopting the latest editions of the currently adopted, nationally recognized model codes for use in building construction.


Passed as Substituted

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

120393
RESOLUTION - Amending the Kansas City International Airport Area Plan on an approximately 80 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of N. Green Hills Road and N.W. Tiffany Springs Road, by changing the recommended land use on 43 acres from residential - medium density to commercial, and on 36 acres from residential - medium density to residential – medium/high density. (247-S-117).


Adopted

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

120394
Rezoning an 80 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of N. Green Hills Road and N.W. Tiffany Springs Road, to consider rezoning about 43 acres from District AG-R to District B3-3, and about 36 acres from District AG-R to District R-2.5. (14286-P)


Passed

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

120455
Estimating revenue and appropriating $299,730.00 in the Police Grants Fund for the 2012 Foot Patrol Project for police overtime and to partner with the University of Missouri-Kansas City with the objective to impact and evaluate violence in high crime areas; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

120430
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Conventions and Entertainment Facilities to execute an agreement with the Kansas City Convention and Visitors Association; appropriating $350,000.00 from the Convention and Tourism Fund for additional payments to the Kansas City Convention and Visitors Association to provide certain City services in connection with the 2012 Major League Baseball All Star Game to be held at the Kaufman Stadium in Kansas City in July 2012; appropriating $103,315.00 from the Convention and Tourism Fund for improvements to the City’s security infrastructure; and appropriating $75,000.00 from the Convention and Tourism Fund to the Convention and Entertainment Facilities Department for the sponsorship of KC Riverfest.


Passed as Substituted

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

120461
Declaring certain real property surplus to the City’s needs; and authorizing the Director of Public Works to offer for sale the vacant property located in the vicinity of 87th Street and Denver Avenue, Jackson County, Missouri.


Passed

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

120468
(Sub.)
Approving the Second Amendment to the City Redevelopment Contract between the City of Kansas City, Missouri and Summit Redevelopment Corporation to extend the dates relating to Phase II of the project.


Passed as Substituted

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

120467
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 50, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 50-164, Disorderly Conduct, and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter pertaining to disorderly conduct.


Passed as Substituted

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

120491
Authorizing a cooperative agreement with Clay County, Missouri and the Clay County Collector for the collection of Kansas City property taxes and certain assessments and fees.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120474
Approving the sale of property at 4039 Oakley Avenue, 3827 E. 9th Terrace, 3829 E. 9th Terrace, and 3831 E. 9th Terrace; authorizing the Director of General Services to execute deeds; and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120479
Vacating the north-south and east-west alleys south of 12th Street east of Virginia Avenue, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; retaining a utility easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1575-V)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120480
Vacating Highland Avenue between Independence Avenue/Boulevard and Missouri Avenue, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1646-V)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120481
Determining the advisability of the 21st Street Neighborhood Improvement District; ordering the creation of the 21st Street Neighborhood Improvement District for a project in Kansas City, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to prepare an assessment roll, fix a date for a hearing, publish notice of the hearing and mail notice to all property owners regarding the 21st Street Neighborhood Improvement District. .


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120482
Approving the Petition to establish The 210 Highway Community Improvement District; establishing The 210 Highway Community Improvement District generally located at the southwest corner of N.E. Birmingham Road and N. Station Drive, in Clay County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120485
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the Eleventh Amendment to the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan; and approving the Eleventh Amendment to the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120489
Terminating the Walnut Creek Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120490
Accepting funds allocated by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development under the Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnership and Emergency Solutions Grant programs in the amount of $10,084,890.00; recognizing $9,111,068.00 from prior years’ grants; and authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into contracts up to $5,167,359.00 with various organizations to provide public facility, housing, economic development, homeless, youth, senior and social services from Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnership and Emergency Solutions Grant funding approved in the 2012 One Year Action Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120492
Amending Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 090347 by deleting Section 1 and enacting a new section 1 for the purposes of extending the time for completion of housing and sidewalk improvements, all in connection with the 43rd and Main Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120470
Authorizing the execution of a five year terminal lease with SITA, S.C. for communications equipment at Kansas City International Airport


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120471
Authorizing the execution of a five year leasehold agreement with Aeronautical Radio, Inc., at Kansas City International Airport.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120473
Authorizing an amendment with HNTB Corporation for the Troost Avenue Bridge – North Pedestrian Improvements (TIGER) project; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120486
Authorizing an amendment with Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc. for design services for the Chouteau Trafficway Improvements project; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS
 
 CLOSED SESSION Closed Session/Litigation Item(s)* Closed Session/Legal Issue(s)** Closed Session/Personnel Issue(s)*** Closed Session/Real Estate Transaction(s)Closed Session/Employee/Labor Negotiation Item(s)***** *Litigation Item(s) may be discussed in a closed session pursuant to §610.021(1) RSMo. because it relates to legal action, causes of actions, or litigation. **Legal Issue(s) will be discussed in closed session pursuant to §610.021(1) RSMo because it relates to confidential and privileged communications between City Council and its attorneys. ***Personnel Issue(s) will be discussed in closed session pursuant to §610.021(3) RSMo because it relates to personnel matter. ****Real estate transaction(s) may be discussed pursuant to Sec. 610.021(2), RSMo. because public knowledge of the transaction(s) at this time might adversely affect the legal consideration therefor. *****Employee/Labor negotiation item(s) may be discussed in a closed session pursuant to §610.021(9) RSMo. because it relates to preparation for negotiations with employee groups.