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Last Published: 6/4/2005 11:50:08 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:12 - EMANUEL ZCLEAVER(OLD), GEORGE BLACKWOOD, ED FORD, KELVIN SIMMONS, JUDITH SWOPE, TERESA LOAR, JIM GLOVER, PAUL DANAHER, MARY WILLIAMS-NEAL, EVERT ASJES, AGGIE STACKHAUS, KEN BACCHUS
Excused:1 - RONALD FINLEY
 

971539
RESOLUTION - Honoring Ken Robinson upon his retirement from the City after 22 years of faithful service.

971557
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the African Chamber of Commerce on its past accomplishments and specifically, its sponsorship of a humanitarian and trade mission to Accra, Ghana in March of 1998.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

971553
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from the Director of Public Works regarding Emergency Traffic Regulation Nos. E-20336 through E-20380.


Received And Filed

971556
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council from the City Clerk regarding Certificate of Insufficiency of Referendum Petition filed on Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 970992 issued October 23, 1997.


Received And Filed

971268
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Adopting the FOCUS Kansas City Plan as the City's Strategic and Comprehensive Plan.


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

971558
RESOLUTION - Declaring the intention of the City to implement a Community Work Experience Program in conjunction with the City's Welfare to Work Initiative.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

971451
Authorizing a $301,427.00 agreement with Taliaferro and Brown, Inc., for engineering services in connection with Blue Parkway and 55th Street Intersection Improvements, Blue Parkway and Sni-A-Bar Intersection Improvements; and Blue Parkway and Eastwood Trafficway Intersection Improvements; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $301,427.00 in previously appropriated funds for the project; and appropriating $754.00 to the Youth Employment Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

971454
Authorizing a $66,834.07 contract with George Butler Associates for Contract No. 7097 Design of a new fueling facility at the Water Treatment Plant; and authorizing funding therefor.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

971488
Approving a $239,775.00 option to renew Contract No. 523 Phase II Private Line Sewer Repair with Wilson Plumbing Co. and authorizing $239,775.00 in funding.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

971489
Authorizing a $192,233.00 agreement with Camp Dresser & McKee Inc. for Contract No. 7073 for design of automation of the Water facilities and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $211,500.00.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

971490
Authorizing a $300,216.00 Amendment No. 1 to an Agreement with TranSystems Corporation for Project No. C08 - Airport Signage, Lighting & Guardrails at Kansas City International Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $330,216.00.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood
Nays: 0

971491
Authorizing a $3,873,523.62 contract with Collins & Herman Inc., for Project No. C08 - Airport Signage, Lighting & Guardrails at Kansas City International Airport and appropriating funds in the amount of $4,270,824.00.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood
Nays: 0

970955
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0072, rezoning an area of approximately 1.6 acres generally located at the northeast corner of 63rd Street and Troost Avenue from Districts R-1b (One-Family Dwellings) and C-3a2 (Intermediate Business, High Buildings) to District URD (Urban Redevelopment District), and approving a development plan for the same. (11973-URD)


Held on Docket
Councilmember Bacchus moved to hold this item on the docket. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Stackhaus.
Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

971048
(Sub.)
Approving the development plan submitted by the 63rd and Troost Redevelopment Corporation on an approximately 1.5 acre tract of land generally located at the northeast corner of 63rd Street and Troost Avenue; declaring the area included in such plan to be a blighted area and its redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals and welfare; authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a contract with the 63rd and Troost Redevelopment Corporation; authorizing certain tax abatement within the plan area; and authorizing the Mayor to issue a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity authorizing 63rd and Troost Redevelopment Corporation to acquire certain property by the exercise of eminent domain.


Held on Docket
Councilmember Bacchus moved to hold this item on the docket. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Williams-Neal.
Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

971077
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Amending the South Central Area Plan by amending the Proposed Land Use Map in an area generally located at the northeast corner of 63rd Street and Troost Avenue from low density residential uses to retail commercial uses.


Held on Docket
Councilmember Bacchus moved to hold this item on the docket. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Williams-Neal.
Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

971474
Accepting various deeds conveying land to the City for public use purposes as part of the Civic Mall and directing the City Clerk to file same.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

971497
(Sub.)
Amending Ordinance No. 971045, passed July 31, 1997, by repealing and reenacting Section 6 regarding the effective date of the vacation of certain portions of 20th Street, Belleview Avenue, Pennway Terrace, and Jarboe Street in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri. (1222-V)


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

971483
Approving a $50,000.00 contract with the Hotel and Motel Association for hosting the Professional Convention Managers Association's Annual Convention from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund (First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Council Districts).


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
for reading of ordinances on three separate days for ordinances 971529, 940719, 971506, 971507 and 971486 and that these ordinances be advanced for final consideration at this time.
Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 1 - Simmons

971529
Authorizing execution of a Fourth Amendment to the Financial Assistance Award Agreement with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Union Station Assistance Corporation which extends the time for completion of construction.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Swope
Nays: 0

940719
Approving and designating Project 2 of the Uptown Theater Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 1 - Stackhaus

971506
Approving the plat of Superior Automall, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached subordination agreement.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

971507
Approving the plat of The Highlands RLDS Church, an addition in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached deferral agreement.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

971486
Approving a $20,500.00 contract with the City-In Motion Dance Theater for a Performance Series/Carnival Celebration from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund (First, Second, Fourth, and Sixth Council Districts).


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
for reading of ordinances on second reading on pages 5-6 and that these ordinances be listed next week for third reading.
Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

971342
(Sub.)
Amending Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 920336, passed June 18, 1992, by repealing and reenacting Section 5 regarding tax abatement in Enterprise Zones.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

971343
Approving real property tax abatement for improvements on property located at 1620 Campbell Street within the Enterprise Zone and directing the City Clerk to provide a copy of this ordinance to the State Director of Economic Development.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

971456
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan in District GP-2 (General Transient Retail Business) on approximately a 0.94 acre tract of land generally located at the southwest corner of N.W. 112th Street and N.W. Ambassador Drive. (5387-GP-5)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

971512
Authorizing execution of a Second Amended Cooperative Agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, increasing the contract amount by $120,000.00 for a total contract amount of $3,120,000.00, for land acquisition, demolition and site preparation for Block 64A of the Civic Mall Tax Increment Financing Plan and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

971516
(Sub.)
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the First Amendment to the Grand Boulevard Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the First Amendment to the Grand Boulevard Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan; and designating an Amended Redevelopment Area.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

971528
Reducing an appropriation in the General Fund in the amount of $22,500.00 and appropriating said sum to an account in the General Fund for capital improvements in the Fifth Council District.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

971534
Authorizing the Director of City Development to enter into a purchase agreement with the Housing Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, for the purchase of the Heritage House building and property located at 1016 Locust Street to provide additional property for the Downtown Civic Mall; authorizing the expenditure of up to $455,000.00 therefor; and recognizing an emergency.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

971485
(Sub.)
Approving a $27,400.00 contract with the Friends of Chamber Music for promoting and producing "Tydings True" from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund (First, Second, Fourth, Sixth and City-Wide Council Districts).


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
for reading of ordinances on three separate days for ordinances found on first reading on pages 7-9 and that these ordinances be listed in the designated committees.
Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

971511
Authorizing a $365,135.00 contract with Bull HN Information Systems Inc. for a document management system in the Finance Department, Revenue Division, from funds previously appropriated; designating and authorizing the Director of Finance to exercise the City's five annual options for the provision of maintenance service; and authorizing the Director to terminate the contract.


Referred Finance & Administration Committee

971551
Estimating revenue in the Police Grant Fund in the additional amount of $50,000.00 and appropriating it to the Weed & Seed Program.


Referred Finance & Administration Committee

971552
Estimating revenue in the General Fund in the additional amount of $201,754.00 and appropriating it to Fleet Operations for the Police Department.


Referred Finance & Administration Committee

971545
Authorizing expenditure of the additional sum of $6,000.00 to complete Contract 7038 Design of special assessment water main construction in Sam Ray Road, NE 92nd to North Brighton, and extending the time for completion of the contract.


Referred City Operations Committee

971546
Authorizing expenditure of the additional sum of $10,555.00 to complete Contract 6970 Design of Water Main Relocations in Highway M-150, State Line Road to Holmes Road.


Referred City Operations Committee

971547
Approving a $74,431.00 option to renew Contract No. 522 Phase I Private Line Sewer Repair with Quality Concrete Construction Co; and authorizing $74,431.00 in funding.


Referred City Operations Committee

971548
Authorizing a $300,010.00 professional services contract with Bibb and Associates, Inc., for providing design services for the HVAC system renovations for the Police Headquarters Building; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $300,010.00 in previously appropriated funds for the project; and appropriating $750.00 to the Youth Employment Fund.


Referred City Operations Committee

971549
Authorizing expenditure of an additional $100,000.00 in connection with the City's annual contract with Lippert Mechanical Service Corp., for emergency repairs and maintenance of heating, ventilating and air conditioning equipment in various City-owned facilities and authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $100,000.00 in previously appropriated funds for the project.


Referred City Operations Committee

971550
Releasing and terminating a previously accepted Consent and Waiver for Grading affecting portions of Parvin Road east of Interstate Route I-435 and modifying easements on abutting lands adjacent to said portions of Parvin Road for the location, construction and maintenance of embankments or sloping for maintenance of Parvin Road at its established grade previously accepted in prior Corporation Warranty Deeds and directing the City Clerk to file same.


Referred City Operations Committee

971508
Accepting various easements and deeds in Jackson and Clay Counties; and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

971537
Authoring execution of an Option to Renew a Lease Agreement with K.C. Partners for an additional term of one year at an annual rate of $10,671.96 for office space, utilities, janitorial and common charges for a building located at 324 East 11th Street.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

971538
Authorizing the expenditure of $550,300.00 for the purchase of the building and grounds at 1001 Harrison; and appropriating funding therefor.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

971540
(Sub.)
Estimating revenue in the amount of $102,000.00 in the Ilus W. Davis Park Revenue account of the General Fund; appropriating said sum to the Ilus W. Davis Park account; estimating revenue in the amount of $531,270.00 in the Interest on Investments account of the Civic Mall Bond Fund; reducing the appropriation by the sum of $16,000.00 in the Bond Issuance Expense account of said Fund; appropriating the sum of $547,270.00 to the Civic Mall Acquisition and Relocation account of said Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

971541
Estimating revenue in the amount of $108,717.40 in the Recoveries of Prior Year Expenditure account of the General Fund; appropriating said sum to the University Hospital Operations account; and authorizing execution of a First Amended Real Estate Contract with HOMKOR of Missouri, Inc., increasing the contract amount by $153,700.00 for a total contract amount of $253,700.00, for the management of University Hospital.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

971542
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0101, rezoning an area of approximately 184.12 acres generally located on the south side of Missouri Highway 291 at N. Eastern Avenue from District RA (Agricultural) to District R-1a (One-Family Dwellings). (11931-P-1)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

971543
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0102, rezoning an area of approximately 18.91 acres generally located at the southeast corner of Missouri Highway 291 and proposed N. Eastern Avenue from District RA (Agricultural) to District CP-2 (Local Planned Business Center), and approving a preliminary plan for the same. (11931-CP-3)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

971544
(Sub.)
Approving a Community Unit Project on an approximately 184.12 acre tract of land generally located on the south side of Missouri Highway 291 at N. Eastern Avenue. (11931-CUP-2)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

971555
RESOLUTION - Amending the Shoal Creek Valley Area Plan by amending the Proposed Land Use Plan and Map for an approximately 18.9 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of N. Eastern Avenue and Missouri Highway 291 by changing the recommended land use designation from "residential uses" to "retail uses".


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

971535
(Sub.)
Authorizing a one year $99,000.00 contract with S.O.S. Pest Control to provide rat control services.


Referred Neighborhood Development Committee

971536
Accepting and approving a $51,421.00 amendment to a contract with the Missouri Department of Health to provide increased funding for Ryan White Title II Missouri Medicaid Personal Care and AIDS Waiver services; increasing revenue in the amount of $33,033.00; and appropriating said sum to Ryan White AIDS accounts.


Referred Neighborhood Development Committee

971554
RESOLUTION - Declaring the intention of the City to implement family-friendly policies for its employees.


Referred Neighborhood Development Committee