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Last Published: 7/26/2013 9:31:53 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:9 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, MICHAEL BROOKS, JOHN SHARP
Out:1 - MELBA CURLS
Excused:2 - RUSS JOHNSON, SCOTT TAYLOR
 

130510
RESOLUTION - Honoring Ms. Linda S. Gunn on the occasion of her retirement after 28 years of dedicated service with the City of Kansas City.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130519
RESOLUTION - Supporting the General Services Department’s process of Structured Change Management.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130522
RESOLUTION - Honoring Wilbur G. Dunnell as a Rich Noll Pacesetter for June, 2013.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130525
RESOLUTION - Congraulating Rick Hughes on his retirement after more than 10 years of dedicated service to the Kansas City Convention and Visitors Association.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130536
RESOLUTION - Declaring July 17, 2013 as a “Drop Everything And Read” Day in Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130555
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Deputy EMS Medical Director Daniel J. Lindholm for being recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians for serving 30 consecutive years as a Nationally Registered Paramedic.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130523
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from the Waldo Community Improvement District regarding their Annual Report for the Fiscal Year ending 2013.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130524
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from Brookside Community Improvement District regarding their Annual Report for the Fiscal Year ending April 30, 2013.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130537
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 61850 Through 61861


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130541
COMMUNICATION - July 2013-Accepting various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130542
COMMUNICATION - July 2013-Accepting and releasing various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance and release.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Reed) 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: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130556
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Supporting the five immediate recommendations of the Kansas City Health Commission to reduce firearm violence and injuries.


Councilmember Glover (Second by Circo) Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Circo
Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Adopted as Amended

Ayes: 9 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp
Nays: 1 - James, Jr.

130461
Vacating E. 83rd Street from Agnes Avenue to dead end, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; retaining an easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1649-V)


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130462
Vacating the east-west alley south of 11th Street from Myrtle Avenue east to meet the north-south alley, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; accepting a warranty deed; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1674-V)


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130505
Estimating revenue in the amount of $185,464.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount to the OK and Grand Signal Project account; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130081
(Sub.)
Authorizing the issuance of General Airport Revenue Bonds; prescribing the terms, provisions and conditions for the issuance of bonds and obligations of the City; and authorizing certain actions and documents and prescribing other matters relating thereto.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130083
(Sub.)
Authorizing and directing the issuance, sale and delivery of not to exceed $212,500,000 aggregate principal amount of General Improvement Airport Refunding Revenue Bonds, Series 2013A (AMT) and General Improvement Airport Refunding Revenue Bonds, Series 2013B (Non-AMT) of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, prescribing the form and details of such revenue bonds; authorizing certain actions and documents and prescribing other matters relating thereto.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130497
Authorizing the execution of an Escrow Trust Agreement between the City and UMB Bank, n.a., relating to the defeasance of the City’s General Improvement Airport Refunding Revenue Bonds, Series 2008A; and appropriating the amount of $13,959,400.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of Fund No. 8300, the KC Airports Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130441
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 88, Code of Ordinances, through revisions and clarifications throughout the chapter in accordance with the Zoning & Development Code periodic review (254-S-283)


Councilmember Ford (Second by Reed) Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Reed
Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Passed as Substituted and Amended

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130491
Approving an Industrial Development Plan for A.B. May Company for the purpose of constructing, equipping, and furnishing a headquarters project located at 7100 E. 50th Street; authorizing and approving various agreements for the purpose of setting forth covenants, agreements and obligations of the City and A.B. May Company and if applicable an affiliate thereof; authorizing the issuance of taxable industrial revenue bonds in a maximum aggregate principal amount not to exceed $12,000,000.00; authorizing and approving certain other documents; and authorizing certain other actions in connection with the issuance of said bonds.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130503
Rezoning a 5.122 acre tract of land generally located at the northeast corner of Holmes Road and Interstate 435 from District R-0.5 to District O-3. (7443-P-24)


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130507
(Sub.)
Approving a Development Agreement between the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri and RMW Apartments, LLC, for the purpose of supporting the development of multifamily residential development; and directing the City Manager to take certain further actions in connection with the project.


Councilmember Glover (Second by Marcason) Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Marcason
Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Passed as Amended

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130500
Estimating revenue in the amount of $45,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount to the 22nd and Holmes Signal Project account; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130502
Declaring it necessary to change and re-establish the grades and the relocation, opening, establishing and dedication of Right of Way on Arlington Avenue and Birmingham Road; and directing the City Clerk to publish notice and to record this ordinance.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130508
Authorizing a contract for approximately $1,375,000 with National Streetscape, Inc. for the construction of the Route 152 Trail from Ambassador Drive to Line Creek Parkway; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Circo (Second by Brooks) 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: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130506
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 14, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 14-15, Keeping of small animals and fowl in pens, 14-16, Abuse or neglect of animals, and 14-51, Penalties, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter and enacting new Sections 14-16.1, 14-16.2 and 14-16.3.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

130494
Approving various Traffic Regulations in compliance with Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances.


Add to Consent Docket
 
 Councilmember Circo (Second by Brooks) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
Mayor Pro Tem Cindy 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: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130516
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Peter Jolly v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1216-CV14383.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130517
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Ouida Robins, Claim No. T0809-0776.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130528
Estimating revenue in the amount of $2,500,000.00 and appropriating it from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the City Legal Expense Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130540
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a lease agreement with Gerdau Ameristeel for the lease of City-owned property generally located at 1301 Chouteau.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130546
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a Workers' Compensation benefit filed by Frank P. Fazzino for injuries resulting from an accident on January 27, 2011, while employed by the City.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130548
(Sub.)
Appropriating $300,000.00 from the Health Levy Fund; appropriating $100,000.00 from the Health Department Building Fund; appropriating $460,000.00 from the Conventions and Tourism Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130553
Amending Chapter 3, Code of Ordinances, relating to contracts, by repealing Section 3-61 concerning tax clearances and enacting in its place a new section of like number and subject matter.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130520
Accepting and approving two one-year contracts 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

130521
Accepting and approving a seven month contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services in the amount of $50,500.00 to provide funding for tobacco use prevention and control activities.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

130551
Accepting and approving a twelve-month $184,718.00 contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for Kansas City’s Cities Readiness Initiative program; and increasing revenue in the amount of $226.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

130552
Accepting and approving a one-year $36,950.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to conduct preventive health screening of all newly arriving refugees in Kansas City.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

130512
Approving the plat of Copperleaf Tenth 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. (SD0980J)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130513
Approving the plat of Northview Meadows Second 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. (SD1369A)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130514
Rezoning a 1.9 acre tract of land generally located at the southwest corner of E. 67th Street and Troost Avenue from Districts B3-2/ R-0.5 to District R-1.5. (8889-P-20)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130515
Approving the preliminary plat of 39th Street Gateway Project – Phase I on a 3.8 acre tract of land in Districts R-2.5 generally located at the northeast corner of E. 39 Street and Euclid Avenue creating seven (7) residential duplex lots. (SD 1458)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130518
RESOLUTION - Amending the County Club Area Plan on approximately a 1.9 acre tract of land generally located at the southwest corner of E. 67th Street and Troost Avenue by changing the recommended land use from Office to Medium Density Residential (9-28 units/acre). (260-S-7).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130531
Approving the 11th Amendment to the Plaza Steppes 353 Development Plan submitted by 47th & Jefferson Redevelopment Corporation for the Plaza Steppes Redevelopment Project on a tract of land of approximately 5.4 acres generally bounded by 46th Street on the north, 47th Street on the south, Jefferson Street on the east, and Summit Street on the west and singularly known as Stage 2b; and authorizing execution of an Eleventh Supplementary Contract with 47th & Jefferson Redevelopment Corporation. (333-S-16)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130532
Accepting and approving the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the Eleventh Amendment to the Shoal Creek Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130535
Approving the plat of Lots 1 and 2, McCrite Plaza, 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. (SD1438A)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130539
Approving real property tax abatement for improvements on real property located at 1808 Main Street, Kansas City, Missouri, within Enhanced Enterprise Zone 1; and directing the City Clerk to provide a copy of this Ordinance to the Director of the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130545
(Sub.)
Establishing the street right of way for redesigned and realigned Phelps Road; vacating that portion of former Phelps Road no longer being used for street purposes; establishing permanent drainage easement for drainage purposes; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130550
Approving the assignment of certain development rights with respect to Stage 3 of the Plaza Steppes Development Plan; releasing 46 Summit Redevelopment Corporation as it relates to those certain development rights; and authorizing execution of an Assignment and Assumption Agreement among 46 Summit Redevelopment Corporation, 46 Jefferson Redevelopment Corporation and the City for said Stage 3 development rights.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130554
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary development plan in District M2-3 on approximately 59 acres generally located at the southeast quadrant of N. Congress Avenue and N.W. 112th Street. (13556-P-4)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130529
RESOLUTION - Requesting that the boards of the Employees’ Retirement System and the Firefighters’ Pension System establish a policy to not directly invest in companies manufacturing guns, and recommending the boards of the retirement systems serving employees of the Board of Police Commissioners investigate a similar policy.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130549
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.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

130557
Amending Chapter 34, Code of Ordinances, Article IX, Prehospital Emergency Medical Services System, by repealing Section 34-362, Definitions, and enacting in lieu thereof a new Section 34-362 of like title and subject matter to define response times.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

130526
Reducing appropriations in the amount of $32,680.00 in the Capital Improvements Funds; appropriating that amount to the Shoal Creek Parkway Project account; authorizing an amendment to an agreement with Cook, Flatt & Strobel Engineers for approximately $33,000.00; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130527
Authorizing a contract with Superior Bowen Asphalt Co., LLC, for the Rehabilitation of Taxiway A at the Kansas City International Airport; authorizing the expenditure of $6,695,695.00; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130530
Authorizing the Director of Aviation to enter into a contract with Zahner Hansen Construction Group Inc., for the ARFF Vehicle Storage at Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport; authorizing the expenditure of $2,792,233.00; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130533
Approving Amendment No. 6 with Crawford, Murphy and Tilly, Inc. for taxiway rehabilitations at the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport; authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend approximately $547,239.00 for the contract; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130534
Authorizing the Director of Aviation to enter into a contract with Ideker, Inc., for the Rehabilitation of Taxiways – Phase 3 at the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport; authorizing the expenditure of approximately $4,510,293.00; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130538
Authorizing a $225,561.68 Amendment No. 2 with Wellner Architects, Inc. for the ARFF Vehicle Storage Facility at the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport; authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend approximately $248,119.00 for the contract; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130543
Authorizing the execution of a $150,000 contract with Trabue Industrial Systems at Kansas City International Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in an amount not to exceed $150,000.00.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130544
Reducing appropriations in the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund in the amount of $82,025.00; appropriating that amount from the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund to the Police Headquarters Renovation account; authorizing Amendment No. 4 to an agreement with Helix Architecture + Design; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130547
Reducing appropriations in the amount of $170,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount to the Main Street Bridge over I-670 account; authorizing a contract with Pyramid Contractors, Inc. for approximately $2,750,000.00 for the Main Street Bridge over I-670 project; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Ford Move To Introduce

130558
(Sub.)
Reducing appropriations in the amount of $2,800,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating $2,800,000.00 to the Capital Improvements Fund for the Shoal Creek Parkway roadway improvements project; authorizing a contract with Ideker, Inc. for approximately $2,440,000.00 for the project; stating the intent of the City Council to repay advanced funds in Fiscal Year 2014-2015; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
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