Last Published: 8/23/2012 5:42:23 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
 

120750
RESOLUTION - Recognizing August 25, 2012, as Women’s Equality Day.


Adopted

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

120749
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from Kansas City International Community Improvement District (KCICIC) regarding submissin of their adopted 2013 Fiscal Year Annual Budget.


Received And Filed

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

120756
COMMUNICATION - August 2012-Accepting a special warranty deed in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri and requesting that the City Clerk record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

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

120765
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the various election boards regarding the certification of election results from the August 7, 2012 Primary Election.


Received And Filed

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

120768
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the City Clerk to the Mayor and Council regarding the certification of election results from the August 7, 2012 Primary Election.


Received And Filed

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

120770
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the City Clerk to the Mayor and Council regarding receipt, from a committee of petitoners, of a demand that the ordinance entitled "Prevention of the City's Future Financial Involvement in Nuclear Weapons Components Facilities" be submitted to the voters at the next available election, November 6, 2012.


Received And Filed

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

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.


Adopted

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

120769
RESOLUTION - Approving the reappointment of Melba Curls as a member of the Kansas and Missouri Metropolitan Culture District Bi-State Commission.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, 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)


Passed as Substituted and Amended

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

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.


Passed as Substituted

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

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.


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

120734
(Sub.)
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; waiving the requirement that the developer obtain a subordination agreement from Panhandle Eastern Pipeline Company; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1444)


Passed as Substituted

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

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.


Passed

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

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.


Passed

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

120712
Finding the Stuart Hall/HD Lee PIEA Planning area, as further amended, to be blighted and in need of redevelopment; approving the Third Amendment to the General Development Plan for the Stuart Hall/HD Lee PIEA Planning Area generally located on about 0.89 acres generally located at the southwest corner of W. 21st Street and Central Street and also at the southeast corner of W. 21st Street and Central Street and more specifically know as 2100, 2101 and 2107 Central Street in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and approving ad valorem tax benefits therefor. (612-S-3)


Passed

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

120722
(Sub.)
Providing for submission to the qualified voters of the City for their approval at a general election on Tuesday, November 6, 2012, the question of whether to enact a $100.00 per sign face business license tax on outdoor advertising structures, authorizing and directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of this election; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure.


Councilmember Johnson Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Circo
Ayes: 8 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Brooks, Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 5 - Johnson, Curls, Marcason, Circo, Sharp


Failed

120729
(Sub.)
Accepting the recommendation of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, as to the Termination of the Chatham Tax Increment Financing Plan, and approving the same.


Passed as Substituted

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

120730
(Sub.)
Accepting the recommendation of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, as to the Third Amendment to the Uptown Tax Increment Financing Plan, and approving the same.


Passed as Substituted

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

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.


Passed

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

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 $230,883.54 from remaining value of a CMAQ grant in the Capital Improvements Fund; authorizing the Director to expend approximately $279,000.00 in additional funds; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, 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 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: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

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.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

120732
(Sub.)
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.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

120719
RESOLUTION - Authorizing the City Manager to execute a cooperative agreement for the purpose of allocating responsibilities for the design, construction, management and operations of the streetcar.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 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

120751
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Theresa and William Hoover v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1116-CV34488.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120754
Approving contracts with various agencies in the total amount of $68,000.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120758
Approving contracts with various agencies in the total amount of $69,400 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120759
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by AT&T, Claim No. T1112-0985.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120760
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by John Barnes and Dale Clouse, Claim No. T1213-0028A.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120725
Amending Chapter 34, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Article X, Lead Poisoning Control, and enacting a new Article X of like name and subject matter, consisting of Sections 34-401 through 34-440, to prohibit the use or sale of lead-bearing substances or the sale or distribution of products containing certain levels of lead.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

120752
Approving the plat of Staley Meadows Third Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting easements; establishing grades on public ways; accepting certain lands for park purposes forever, in accordance with Section 1004 of Article X of the Charter of Kansas City; 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. (SD1083D)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120767
Approving an Industrial Development Plan for North American Savings Bank for the purpose of equipping and furnishing a service facility which provides interstate commerce consisting of a residential lending operations center located at 903 E. 104th Street; authorizing and approving various agreements for the purpose of setting forth covenants, agreements and obligations of the City and North American Savings Bank; authorizing the issuance of taxable industrial revenue bonds in a maximum aggregate principal amount not to exceed $620,000.00; authorizing and approving certain other documents; and authorizing certain other actions in connection with the issuance of said bonds.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120757
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 10-102, Eligibility and requirements for sales by drink license, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter which will allow a tavern to operate in the same manner as a package store when it meets both of the density requirements.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

120766
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhood and Housing Services to execute an amendment to the contract with Kansas City Pet Project that will allow the Director to sign any remaining renewal options and modify the scope where no additional compensation will be required.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee
 
 Councilmember Marcason Move To Introduce

120771
Estimating $729,000.00 in revenue from the termination of Redevelopment Project Areas 65-A and 65-B of the Civic Mall TIF Plan; and appropriating $729,000.00 in the General Fund to provide funding for activities related to the East Village Project.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
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