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Last Published: 10/5/2005 11:22:30 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:4 - CHARLES EDDY, ALVIN BROOKS, BILL SKAGGS, TERRY RILEY
 

051164
Establishing the 2005F Water Revenue Project Bond Fund; estimating bond proceeds in the amount of $30,860,434.00 in the 2005F Water Revenue Project Bond Fund and appropriating the same; estimating revenue in the Water Fund in the amount of $73,665.00 representing accrued interest; authorizing the Director of Water Services to transfer outstanding encumbrances and expenditures from the Water Fund to the Water Revenue Project Bond Fund 2005F; designating requisitioning authorities; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon completion, and recognizing an emergency.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Randall Landis, Finance Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance would authorize an issuance of $30 million in bonds to finance various improvements to the waterworks system.
Ayes: 4 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs, Riley
Nays: 0

051176
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Ronald Rosenbaum and Cheryl Rosenbaum against the City of Kansas City, Missouri, Claim No. T0203-0959.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Councilman Bill Skaggs, seconded by Councilman Alvin Brooks voted to go into closed session at 10:42 AM. Closed session ended at 10:42 AM. The committee recommended to advance the ordinance without discussion.
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Brooks, Riley
Nays: 0

051180
RESOLUTION - Authorizing the development of financing for various improvements to the City’s sanitary sewer system through the issuance of tax-exempt sanitary sewer system revenue bonds by the City in the principal amount not to exceed $45,000,000.00; authorizing certain other actions pursuant thereto; and declaring the City's official intent to reimburse from bond proceeds


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Randall Landis, Finance Department, testified on behalf of this resolution. The voters approved, in 1997 the issuance of $125 million of sewer system revenue bonds for the purpose of extending and improving the sewer system. This resolutions authorizes the development of financing for various improvements throughout the city.
Ayes: 4 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs, Riley
Nays: 0

051184
Authorizing $6,840,018.14 construction contract with Damon Pursell Construction Company for the 87th Street roadway improvements; estimating revenue in the amount of $5,120,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating it to the 87th Street-Blue River to Denver account of the Capital Improvements Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and authorizing the City Manager to expend up to $7,524,018.14 including contingency for the project.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Ralph Davis, CIMO, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance would authorize a construction contract to complete the 87th Street roadway improvements.
Ayes: 4 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs, Riley
Nays: 0

051190
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a $1,787,742.60 contract with Leavenworth Excavating and Equipment Company, Inc.; authorizing the Director of Public Works to amend this contract and to increase the contract by up to $180,000.00; estimating revenue in the Capital Improvement Fund; appropriating funds to the project account; and authorizing the City Manager to expend previously appropriated funds.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Ralph Davis, CIMO, testified on behalf of this ordnance. This ordinance would authorize the construction of roadway, curbs, and gutter and an enclosed storm sewer system.
Ayes: 4 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs, Riley
Nays: 0

051192
Authorizing the Director of Finance to accept the proposal of Koch Financial Corporation to provide funds for the acquisition, installation and construction of various real property, capital equipment and other personal property and to execute any and all documents and agreements necessary for the transactions under one or more master lease purchase agreements, ground lease agreements and lease purchase agreements.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Randall Landis, Finance Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance would authorize the Director of Finance to accept the proposal to provide funds for the acquisition, installation and construction of various real property capital equipment and other personal property.
Ayes: 4 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs, Riley
Nays: 0

051193
(Sub.)
Changing the dates for the standing committee meetings and legislative and business sessions for the week of November 21, 2005, and canceling the City Council standing committee meetings and legislative and business sessions scheduled for the weeks of December 5, December 19 and December 26, 2005.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Councilman Charles Eddy, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance would change the dates for committee meetings, legislative session and business session for the week of November 21, 2005. The ordinance would also cancel meeting for three weeks in December.
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs
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 (10/5/2005)"
Bill Geary, Law Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Mr. Geary gave a brief discussion of the handouts that were given to each committee member.

050992
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on November 8, 2005, three questions amending the Charter of Kansas City to extend term limits applicable to future Mayors and Councils from two to three consecutive terms, permitting recall of an official only when proponents of the recall identify specific reasons for the recall and requiring a majority vote to replace a recalled official, and increasing the mandatory retirement age of Municipal Judges from 65 to 70 years of age; 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 (10/5/2005)"
 
 There will be a Closed Session to discuss a legal matter pursuant to RSMo 610.021 (1).