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Last Published: 12/17/2013 11:39:26 AM
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
 

130954
RESOLUTION - Honoring Mrs. Shirley Barber on the occasion of her retirement after nine years of dedicated service with the City of Kansas City.


Adopted

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

130955
RESOLUTION - Honoring the life of Nelson Mandela and expressing condolences on his passing.


Adopted

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

130950
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from a Committee of Petitioners to the City Clerk a petition entitled; Petition For Initiative to Enact Restrictions on Demolishing, Replacing and Constructing Passenger Terminals in City-Controlled Airports.


Received And Filed

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

130951
COMMUNICATION - Accepting various deeds in Kansas City, Jackson 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

130921
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the exemplary efforts of the Mayor’s Task Force for the Arts; accepting the KCMO Arts Convergence Plan; and directing the City Manager to prepare an implementation plan that achieves the Task Force’s goals.


Adopted as Substituted

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

130932
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Tamara Marler v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1216-CV27418.


Passed

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

130942
Waiving a requirement of Section 2-83(a), Code of Ordinances; and waiving a conflict of interest for a law firm.


Passed

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

130944
(Sub.)
Waiving a requirement of Section 2-83(a), Code of Ordinances, and authorizing the City Attorney to execute a contract with Polsinelli PC, for the provision of legal services in connection with the creation of one or more Transportation Development Districts; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

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

130930
Appropriating funds and estimating revenue of $75,000.00 in the Community Development Block Grant Fund; authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to execute a $75,000.00 contract with Housing Authority of Kansas City for planning costs for The Choice Neighborhoods – Chouteau Courts/Paseo Gateway Neighborhood Transformation Plan; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

130933
Accepting and approving a $47,345.00 contract amendment withTruman Medical Center, Inc. to provide Primary Medical Care Services in the Kansas City area; and declaring an emergency.


Passed

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

130934
Amending Ordinance No. 130601 as passed on August 15, 2013, by repealing and reenacting Sections 1 and 2 thereof for the purpose of revising the maximum amount of tax credits that the City will request from the Missouri Development Finance Board for financing of the Three Trails Redevelopment Project.


Passed

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

130938
Authorizing the City Manager to execute such documents as he shall determine appropriate for the purpose of terminating or otherwise releasing certain agreements and obligations relative to the former Bannister Mall site.


Passed

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

130941
Authorizing a second amendment to an agreement with HDR Engineering, Inc., for approximately $3,974,000.00 for the Downtown Streetcar Transit System; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, 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 final reading.

130937
Amending Chapters 2, 34, 48, 56, 60, 62, 64 and 78, Code of Ordinances, to establish uniform provisions on interest, penalties, installment payments, default and liens for special assessments; and establishing an effective date.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

130929
Declaring an area generally bounded by Gladstone Boulevard, Norledge Avenue and Independence Avenue on the north; N. Wheeling Avenue, Belmont Boulevard and N. Chouteau Trafficway on the east; Wilson Avenue, the Kansas City Terminal Railway tracks and I-70 on the south; and Benton Boulevard, Jackson Avenue and Elmwood Avenue on the west to be a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law and approving the Urban Renewal Plan for the same, said plan to be known as the Indian Mound-Lykins Urban Renewal Plan. (703-S)


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

130939
Approving a development plan in District DX-15 on approximately a 1.2 acre tract of land, generally located north of 16th Street between Main Street and Baltimore Avenue. (14423-P)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

130931
Authorizing a one-year land lease with Transport Partners and Logistics, LLC, at KCI; and estimating revenue.


Add to Consent Docket

130935
Authorizing a terminal lease agreement with ExpressJet Airlines, Inc. at KCI.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

130936
Authorizing a terminal lease agreement with Republic Airlines, Inc. at KCI.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Circo (Second by Brooks) 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

130952
Approving and authorizing execution of a contract in the amount of $148,463.00 with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority for the City to provide the Authority certain litigation services during the period from January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130953
Authorizing an amendment to a contract with Helix Architecture + Design for the Kansas City Police Department East Patrol Campus Project; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130956
RESOLUTION - Expressing the support of the Mayor and City Council for the use of electronic payment methods for City employees and vendors.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130957
RESOLUTION - Establishing a Sister City relationship with the city of Yan’an, Shaanxi, China, and authorizing the Mayor to take all appropriate measures necessary for the implementation of the relationship.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130947
Accepting and approving a three-year $1,271,319.00 grant award agreement from the U.S. Department of Justice, to provide funding through the Aim4Peace Program which supports initiatives with proven multi-disciplinary, community-based strategies to reduce violence; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

130946
Amending Chapter 34, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 34-361, 34-362, 34-364, 34-367, 34-369, 34-378 and 34-379 relating to the Prehospital Emergency Medical Services System and enacting in lieu thereof seven new sections of like number relating to the same subject matter.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

130945
Authorizing traffic signal modifications; estimating revenue in the amount of $360,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount to the traffic signal interconnect along Truman between Charlotte and Winchester account; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130948
Authorizing a $430,000.00 contract with Burns and McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc. for the Water Main Replacement in the Area of McGee to Chestnut, 65th Street to 89th Street project.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130949
Authorizing a $413,000.00 contract with Black and Veatch Corporation for the Water Main Replacement in the Area of N. Oak Trafficway to N. Mersington Avenue, N.E. 39th Terrace to N.E. Englewood Road project.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Circo (Second by Marcason) Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130958
RESOLUTION - Establishing the City’s positions on matters that may come before the 113th United States Congress, 2nd Session, in 2014.


Councilmember Circo (Second by Marcason) Move to Advance

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


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Circo (Second by Marcason) Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130959
RESOLUTION - Establishing state legislative priorities and positions for matters before the 2014 session of the Missouri General Assembly.


Councilmember Circo (Second by Marcason) Move to Advance

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


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Ford (Second by Wagner) Move To Introduce
Councilman Ford moved to introduce Ordinance 130960, seconded by Councilman Wagner. After extensive discussion of the council, Councilman Ford withdrew his motion to introduce the ordinance and Councilman Wagner withdrew his second. The ordinance was not introduced for passage. R-2013-01072-Expressing the City Council’s concern with any decision by the City Manager that ...

130960
RESOLUTION - Expressing the City Council’s concern with any decision by the City Manager that would delay or impose additional conditions on any pending permits for drive-through uses in downtown which are allowed under current zoning.


Withdraw
 
 Councilmember Ford Move To Introduce

130961
Amending Sections 88-530 of the Zoning and Development Code regarding site plan review and approvals to eliminate city plan commission review of site plans connected to building permit applications.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
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