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Last Published: 11/7/2011 12:49:42 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
 

110767
RESOLUTION - Honoring Steve Barquist on his retirement after 34 years and 6 months of dedicated service to the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

110769
RESOLUTION - Honoring KC Serves Award recipients.


Adopted

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

110771
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Operation Breakthrough on its 40th anniversary.


Adopted

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

110772
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Maudie Mae Clinton known as “Big Momma” on her 101st birthday.


Adopted

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

110774
RESOLUTION - Declaring the month of October 2011 to be Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Kansas City, Missouri; declaring Thursday, October 6, 2011, as National Lee Denim Day for City of Kansas City Employees; and recognizing the City Council’s Fifth Annual Benefit for The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.


Adopted

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

110754
COMMUNICATION - September 2011-Accepting various easements and deeds in Jackson County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

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

110755
COMMUNICATION - September 2011-Accepting various easements and deeds in Platte County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

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

110758
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E41261-E41265


Received And Filed

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

110759
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E41266-E41268


Received And Filed

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

110760
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E41269-E41271


Received And Filed

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

110777
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and Council from the City Clerk regarding a resolution from the Bond Financial Advisory Committee that refers to a recommendation for wastewater and water bonds.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110761
RESOLUTION - Authorizing an application to the Missouri Development Finance Board (MDFB) for financing through the State Tax Credit for Contribution Program in support of the West Edge redevelopment project in assistance to the project in a minimum amount of $7,500,000.00.


Adopted

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

110764
RESOLUTION - Adopting the City’s preferred mode and route for a downtown circulator system; and expressing the City Council’s continued commitment to regional transit system improvements.


Adopted

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

110765
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Expressing the City’s commitment to collaboratively funding the preliminary engineering, and developing a long-term financing strategy for a downtown circulator system.


Adopted as Second Committee Substitute

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

110714
Authorizing the Director of General Services to enter into a ten year ground surface lease agreement for parking with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission on the east side of 901 Charlotte Street.


Passed

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

110715
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute an amendment to a five-year lease agreement with AT&T to increase the rent by $750.00 a year and allow for the construction of an emergency generator on the site at 5301 E. 27th Street.


Passed

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

110720
Approving an Industrial Development Plan for Applebee’s International, Inc., for the purpose of equipping a headquarters project located at 8140 Ward Parkway; authorizing and approving various agreements for the purpose of setting forth covenants and obligations of the City and the Company; authorizing the issuance of taxable industrial revenue bonds in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $2,200,000.00; authorizing and approving certain other documents; and authorizing certain other actions in connection with the issuance of said bonds.


Passed

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

110637
Detaching from the City approximately 5.37 acres generally located west of Missouri Route A, north of N.E. 104th Street and south of N.E. 112th Street. (100-AN-10)


Passed

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

110713
Reestimating uncollected revenue in the amount of $3,105,629.78 in the Community Development Block Grant Fund and appropriating $350,000.00 in FY11-12.


Passed

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

110607
Enacting a new Section 68.476, Code of Ordinances, entitled KCMO Initiative to Build a New Regional Public Transportation System to enact a new tax totaling 3/8 % to be devoted to a multi-modal light rail-based regional transit system headquartered at Union Station to extend for 25 years beginning in 2011, providing for submission of this ordinance to the qualified voters of the City for their approval at the next available election; authorizing and directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of this election; authorizing and directing the City Clerk to notify the Missouri Director of Revenue if the proposal is approved by the voters; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure.


Do Not Pass

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


Failed

110706
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a contract with The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company for Westside WWTP Effluent Disinfection; and authorizing the expenditure of approximately $9,300,000.00.


Passed

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

110727
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Explaining to the public the reasons why the City Council is not supportive of Ordinance No. 110607 as proposed by the initiative petition.


Councilmember Ford Move to Amend

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


Adopted as Substituted and Amended

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 REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: 1. 110731 ADVANCE DEBATES: 1. 110643 (sub) 4. 110733 7. 110747 (sub) 10. 110750 2. 110745 5. 110734 8. 110748 11. 110757 (sub) 3. 110756 6. 110735 9. 110749 12. 110766 ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED 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

110731
Approving the plat of Benson Place Fieldstone – Second Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting and releasing 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. (SD0934Q)


Passed

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

110643
(Sub.)
Vacating the west connection of N.W. 96th Street to U.S. 169 west of the westerly right of way of U.S. 169 to approximately 2200 west of the westerly right of way of U.S. 169, Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, but retaining a utility easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1651-V)


Passed as Substituted

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

110745
Reestimating the uncollected revenue in the amount of $2,693,337.60 in the HOME Investment Partnership Grant Fund; authorizing certain accounts to be reappropriated in the FY11-12 fiscal year; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

110756
Authorizing the City Manager to enter into a first amendment to a funding agreement (the “Agreement”) with the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority (“PIEA”) of Kansas City, Missouri for blight remediation in the Armour Gillham PIEA Planning Area that increases the term from four to six years and the total amount of City funding from $5,000,000.00 to $6,500,000.00.


Passed

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

110733
Authorizing a Second Amendment to the Host International food/beverage concession agreement at Kansas City International Airport to extend the term to 2023.


Passed

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

110734
Authorizing an amendment to an agreement with H W Lochner, Inc.; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

110735
Authorizing an amendment to an agreement with The Konrath Group, LTD; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

110747
(Sub.)
Establishing the 2011A Sanitary Sewer Revenue Project Fund; estimating revenues in the amount of $32,800,000.00 in the 2011A Sanitary Sewer Revenue Project Fund and appropriating the same; designating requisitioning authority; declaring the City’s intent to reimburse itself from bond proceeds; 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

110748
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a contract with Foley Company for Fishing River WWTP Effluent Disinfection Phase II; and authorizing the expenditure of approximately $18,800,000.00.


Passed

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

110749
Authorizing a contract with CH2M Hill, Inc. for design services for Project No. 81000433, First Creek Pump Station and Force Main and Project No. 81000432, Second Creek (Interim) Pump Station and Force Main; and authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend approximately $1,355,500.00.


Passed

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

110750
Authorizing Amendment No. 3 with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the Blue River Greenway Masterplan; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $25,000.00 for the work; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

110757
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Aviation to execute easements with Missouri Gas Energy, Kansas City Power and Light Company and AT&T at the KCI Intermodel BusinessCentre.


Passed as Substituted

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

110766
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a municipal agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission related to improvements to Flintlock Road; 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 Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF THE ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON SECOND READING ON PAGES 8-9 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES 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

110732
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Hope and Gift Nkani v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1016-CV08634.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

110742
Accepting and approving a one year $152,571.15 contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding for the Maternal and Child Health program; and increasing revenue and appropriations in the amount of 5,723.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

110716
Approving the rezoning of approximately 0.15 acres generally located at the northwest corner of 5th Street and Troost Avenue from District B3-2 to District UR and approving a preliminary development plan for an approximately 4,000 square foot office/studio/retail building. (14090-P-1)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

110729
Partially releasing four easements in Clay County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to record the documents.


Add to Consent Docket

110730
Partially releasing one easement in Jackson County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to record the documents.


Add to Consent Docket

110738
Changing the name of N.W. 85th Place within the plat of Brittany Woodscastle – Third Plat in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri.


Add to Consent Docket

110739
Changing the name of N. Wayne Drive between N.E. 114th Street and N.E. L. P. Cookingham Drive in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri.


Add to Consent Docket

110746
Authorizing acceptance of a $613,800.00 grant award from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide funding to support special projects for the City of Kansas City, Missouri; reestimating revenue in the amount of $691,391.25 and appropriating $613,800.00 in the Economic Development Initiative-HUD Grant Fund; authorizing execution of a contract in the amount of $613,800.00 with Swope Community Builders for the City to provide resources to support the Linwood Housing area neighborhood initiative project; and designating requisitioning authority.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

110762
Authorizing an amendment to a cooperative agreement between the City and the Economic Development Corporation concerning the River Market Loan Program.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

110678
(Sub.)
Amending Chapters 2 and 50, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-6, Municipal disaster assistance zones, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number concerning municipal disaster assistance zones, the issuance of a proclamation of emergency and the powers of the mayor under a proclamation of emergency, and by repealing Section 50-155, issuance of a proclamation of emergency and the powers of the mayor under a proclamation of emergency.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

110249
Adopting a revised Major Street Plan; and directing the City Clerk to record the plan.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Circo Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENT FOR READING OF ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS BE WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON FIRST READING ON PAGES 10-12 OF TODAY’S DOCKET 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

110768
(Sub.)
Authorizing the issuance, sale and delivery of not to exceed $110,000,000.00 Sanitary Sewer System Improvement and Refunding Revenue Bonds, Series 2011A of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, for the purpose of extending and improving the City’s Sanitary Sewer System and refunding all or a portion of the City’s Sanitary Sewer System Revenue Bonds, Series 2002D-1, prescribing the form and details of said Bonds and the covenants and agreements made by the City to facilitate and protect the payment thereof; providing for the collection, segregation and application of the revenues of the sanitary sewer portion of the City’s sewerage system for the purpose of paying the cost of operation and maintenance of the sanitary sewer portion of the City’s sewerage system, paying the principal of and interest on said Bonds, and providing reasonable and adequate reserve funds; and prescribing other matters relating thereto.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110773
Appropriating $279,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Healthcare System Trust Fund for the purpose of continuing work on the City’s self-funded health insurance initiative.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

110775
Amending Chapter 48, Nuisance, and Chapter 56, Property Maintenance, Code of Ordinances, by creating new Sections 48-4, 48-84, and 56-4, and repealing Section 56-545 and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter modifying the fine schedule for administrative citations.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

110780
Appropriating $20,682.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund for dumpster and trash removal services.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

110778
Vacating Railroad Street between Belleview Avenue and Madison Avenue, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; retaining a utility easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1636-V)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110779
Vacating Madison Avenue at Railroad Street between railroad rights of way, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; retaining a utility easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1637-V)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110782
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the Ninth Amendment to the Summit Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Ninth Amendment to the Summit Tax Increment Financing Plan; setting forth findings relating to the Summit Tax Increment Financing Plan; designating an amended Redevelopment Area; authorizing the Commission to issue obligations to finance Redevelopment Project Costs; and approving the pledge of all funds generated from Redevelopment Projects and deposited in the Summit account. 


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110783
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Revised Ninth Amendment to the River Market Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Revised Ninth Amendment to the River Market Tax Increment Financing Plan; setting forth findings relating to the Plan; authorizing the Commission to issue obligations to finance Redevelopment Project Costs; and approving the pledge of all funds generated from Redevelopment Projects and deposited into the River Market account.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110784
RESOLUTION - Amending the 2011 One Year Action Plan and authorizing submission of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for its consideration in order to program recaptured funding for the East Patrol Police Station and Crime Lab facility.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110770
Condemning and taking private property interests for public use in the vicinity of NW Prairie View Road and I-29, all in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation; authorizing continued negotiations by the Capital Projects Department; consenting to the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney on behalf of the City; and authorizing the City Clerk to cause this ordinance to be recorded in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110776
(Sub.)
Authorizing a $359,632.00 contract with George Butler Associates, Inc. for design professional services; and authorizing future change orders.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110781
(Sub.)
Appropriating $300,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Fire Sales Tax Fund; authorizing an increase in the contingency of a contract with McCown Gordon Construction; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110785
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a Funding and Reimbursement Agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission for the design and construction of interchange improvements at I-29 and Tiffany Springs Parkway in connection with the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan.  


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS
 
 CLOSED SESSION Closed Session/Litigation Item(s)* Closed Session/Legal Issue(s)** Closed Session/Personnel Issue(s)*** Closed Session/Real Estate Transaction(s)Closed Session/Employee/Labor Negotiation Item(s)***** *Litigation Item(s) may be discussed in a closed session pursuant to §610.021(1) RSMo. because it relates to legal action, causes of actions, or litigation. **Legal Issue(s) will be discussed in closed session pursuant to §610.021(1) RSMo because it relates to confidential and privileged communications between City Council and its attorneys. ***Personnel Issue(s) will be discussed in closed session pursuant to §610.021(3) RSMo because it relates to personnel matter. ****Real estate transaction(s) may be discussed pursuant to Sec. 610.021(2), RSMo. because public knowledge of the transaction(s) at this time might adversely affect the legal consideration therefor. *****Employee/Labor negotiation item(s) may be discussed in a closed session pursuant to §610.021(9) RSMo. because it relates to preparation for negotiations with employee groups.