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Last Published: 1/10/2006 1:16:12 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - CHARLES EDDY
Present:3 - ALVIN BROOKS, BILL SKAGGS, TERRY RILEY
 

051501
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by authorizing the City Manager to establish procedures for the disposal of surplus computer equipment to not-for-profit agencies and schools.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/18/2006)"
This ordinance was held until 1/18/06

051520
Reducing the Contingent Appropriation in the General Fund by the sum of $750,000.00 and transferring it into the Motor Fuel Tax Fund for snow and ice removal.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Staff from the Finance Department stated that this ordinance was a bookkeeping measure allowing the additional sum of $750,000 to be transferred to the Motor Fuel Tax Fund for snow and ice remove. They added that this is not an additional fund request but transfer of funds that had already been appropriated for this purpose.
Ayes: 4 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs, Riley
Nays: 0

051529
RESOLUTION - Authorizing an application to the Missouri Development Finance Board for the preliminary authorization of State Tax Credits in the amount not to exceed $2,250,000.00 to support fund-raising efforts for renovations to the Kansas City Music Hall located at 13th Street and Central Avenue.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Staff from the Finance Department explained that an application to the Missouri Development Finance Board for the preliminary authorization of State Tax Credits in the amount not to exceed 2,250,000 would support the fund raising efforts for renovation and improvements to The Kansas City Music Hall.
Ayes: 4 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs, Riley
Nays: 0

051540
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Theodore Santi d/b/a Santi and Son Construction v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, et al. Case No. 04-0268-CV-W-FJG.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
There was a recommendation to advance this item to the full council. There was a closed session for discussion of the details
Ayes: 4 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs, Riley
Nays: 0

050953
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on November 8, 2005, a question amending the Charter of Kansas City by repealing its current twenty articles and enacting thirteen new articles to be known as the Charter of the City of Kansas City, to reflect the home rule authority granted by the Missouri Constitution; to adopt the Missouri general municipal election day, to require elected officials be residents of the City immediately prior to their election; authorize the delegation of duties among City departments; to authorize the establishment of new park districts; to re-establish the Internal Auditor as an appointee of the City Manager; to accelerate the adoption of ordinances by requiring two rather than three readings; to require the establishment of debt and economic incentive policies; require decennial review of the Charter; to authorize the Council to impose payments in lieu of taxes on enterprise departments of the City not to exceed 10% of the department’s gross revenues; and provide for other municipal purposes; fixing the dates when the amendments shall take effect; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/18/2006)"
This item was held until 1/18/06.

051253
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on April 4, 2006, a question amending the Charter of Kansas City to require a committee of petitioners seeking the recall of the Mayor or a Council member to identify the actions or failure to act on the part of the official, which must be related to the official’s duties, which forms the basis of the recall and requiring placement of the grounds before the voters; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election on or after January 20, 2006, but not later than January 24, 2006; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/18/2006)"
This item was held until 1/18/06.

051254
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on April 4, 2006, a question amending the Charter of Kansas City to increase the mandatory retirement age of municipal judges from age 65 to age 70; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election on or after January 20, 2006, but not later than January 24, 2006; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/18/2006)"
This item was held until 1/18/06.

051255
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on April 4, 2006, a question amending the Charter of Kansas City to extend term limits applicable to future Mayors and Councils from two to three consecutive terms; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election on or after January 20, 2006, but not later than January 24, 2006; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/18/2006)"
This item was held until 1/18/06.

051256
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on April 4, 2006, a question amending the Charter of Kansas City to permit the removal of property not exceeding one acre devoted to park property forever from the parks system by ordinance; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election on or after January 20, 2006, but not later than January 24, 2006; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/18/2006)"
This item was held until 1/18/06.

051494
(Sub.)
Authorizing a development agreement with Cerner Properties, Inc., for the Cerner Data Center Project.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Randy Landes, explained that this ordinance authorized adevelopement agreement with the Cerner Properties, Inc., for the Cerner Data Center Project. Formerly the farmland property in the Northland. The City finds that the project serves a public purpose in that it will promote economic development in the City and serve as a catalyst for additional investment. The City finds that the expansion of Cerner's economic presence in the City and the creation of new jobs in the City and Cerner's investment in the project serves a public purpose by furthering the City's policy of encouraging economic stability and growth.
Ayes: 4 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs, Riley
Nays: 0
 
 There will be a closed session to discuss a legal matter pursuant to RSMO 610.021(1).
 
 The committee moved to go into Closed Session.
 
 There will be a special presentation regarding the Global Spectrum Kemper Arena 2nd Annual Report.