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Legislation #: 961250 Introduction Date: 9/19/1996
Type: Resolution Effective Date: 9/24/1996
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing the current Taxicab Starter Program at KCI remain in effect for 45 days; authorizing taxicab fees; directing the City Manager to examine ground transportation at KCI and report to the Council; and directing the City Manager to enforce security and City ordinances at KCI.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
9/19/1996

Waive Charter Requirements City Council

9/19/1996

Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

9/23/1996

Immediate Adoption as a Committee Substitute

9/24/1996

Adopted as Substituted


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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR RESOLUTION NO. 961250

 

Authorizing the current Taxicab Starter Program at KCI remain in effect for 45 days; authorizing taxicab fees; directing the City Manager to examine ground transportation at KCI and report to the Council; and directing the City Manager to enforce security and City ordinances at KCI.

 

WHEREAS, ground transportation at Kansas City International Airport ("KCI") is an integral part of the City's transportation system and serves as ambassadors to visitors to our community; and

 

WHEREAS, it is the desire of the City Council that ground transportation at KCI be safe, effective, efficient and courteous and be administered in an equitable manner; and

 

WHEREAS, it is the intent of the City Council that the new Taxicab Starter System at KCI and the current taxicab fees and charges remain in place for the next forty-five (45) days while the City Manager reviews and explores a general plan for improvement of ground transportation at KCI; NOW, THEREFORE

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the City Council hereby directs the current Taxicab Starter Program at Kansas City International Airport ("KCI") which went into effect on September 1, 1996, remain in effect for the next forty-five (45) days.

 

Section 2. That the schedule of fees and charges to be imposed for taxicab services at KCI proposed by the Director of Aviation in Council Communication No. 961066 is hereby altered to remain at the current rate of an annual base fee of $40.00 per vehicle.

 

Section 3. That the City Manager is hereby directed to study the ground transportation system at KCI and report to the Planning, Zoning and Economic Development Committee within forty-five (45) days: 1) alternatives for a terminal building presence for all types of ground transportation; 2) a plan for implementing a limousine and livery vehicle holding area at KCI to be implemented as soon as practical; 3) a plan to increase signage and visibility of signage at KCI for all types of ground transportation; and 4) results of monitoring and investigation of compliance with City ordinances and contract requirements by all forms of ground transportation at KCI by a Human Relation Monitor.

 

Section 4. That the City Manager is further directed to enforce security measures at KCI including City ordinances prohibiting solicitation of passengers, cruising KCI streets and refusing service to passengers.

 

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