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Last Published: 10/15/2007 1:43:49 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:4 - CHARLES EDDY, ALVIN BROOKS, BILL SKAGGS, TERRY RILEY
 

051243
Approving a plan for industrial development for the purpose of equipping and furnishing the World Headquarters of H&R Block, Inc. in the Downtown Central Business District of Kansas City, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (10/26/2005)"

051253
(Sub.)
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on August 8, 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; eliminating the question of recall and providing for a single election at which the official and any other qualified candidate may seek to serve the remainder of the term of office of the official subject to the recall petition; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election on or after May 26, 2006, but not later than May 30, 2006; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (10/26/2005)"

051254
(Sub.)
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on August 8, 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 May 26, 2006, but not later than May 30, 2006; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (10/26/2005)"

051255
(Sub.)
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on August 8, 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 May 26, 2006, but not later than May 30, 2006; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (10/26/2005)"

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 AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (10/26/2005)"

051257
Renaming the Youth Employment Fund to the Youth Opportunities Fund and redirecting 0.5% of budgeted capital improvements projects to promote opportunities for youth in Kansas City; appropriating funds from the Capital Improvement Fund, Fire Sales Tax Fund, and Public Safety Sales Tax Fund to the Youth Opportunities Fund.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (10/26/2005)"

051258
(Sub.)
Reducing the General Fund Contingent Appropriation; appropriating $438,000.00 from the General Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Troy Schulte, Finance department, stated that the appropriation in the amount of $438,000.00 from the unappropriated fund balance of the General Fund was for the Vineyard Park Sink-Hole Remediation the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners is designated as requisitioning authority for Account No. 06-1000-708093-B.
Ayes: 4 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs, Riley
Nays: 0

051259
(Sub.)
Appropriating $400,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Capital Improvements Fund for Starlight Theater; and recognizing an emergency.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (10/26/2005)"
Troy Schultte, explained that the ordinance would allow the appropriation of funds in the amount of $400,000.00 from the Capital Improvements Fund. The project that is effected by the funds in the Starlight Theater.
Ayes: 4 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs, Riley
Nays: 0

051267
Appropriating additional collections in the KCATA Sales Tax Fund to the operational budget of the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA); appropriating the final payment obligation to the KCATA for previously liquidated funds in the Public Mass Transportation Fund; and authorizing the Director of Public Works to amend the contract with the KCATA.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Troy Schultte, stated that ordinance was to reconcile funds that were inadvertently were deleted and to appropriate extra collections in the KCATA Sales Tax Fund. The amount of the final balance is $369,525.00. This amount and the approval of this ordinance would retire the cities obligation.
Ayes: 4 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs, Riley
Nays: 0

051273
(Sub.)
Repealing Section 1 and Section 2 of Ordinance 050515; reducing the revenue and appropriations in Fund Nos. 3405 and 3406; establishing Fund Nos. 3410 and 3411; closing Fund No. 3405; renaming Fund No. 3406; reestimating revenues in the total amount of $60,000,000.00 and reappropriating $60,000,000.00; authorizing the Director of Finance to transfer revenue collections, expenditures, and encumbrances between Fund Nos. 3405, 3406, 3410, 3411, and 5050; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"

Ayes: 4 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs, Riley
Nays: 0

050953
(Sub.)
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on August 8, 2006, 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 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 on or after May 26, 2006, but not later than May 30, 2006; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (10/26/2005)"

Ayes: 4 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs, Riley
Nays: 0

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 AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD OFF AGENDA"

Ayes: 4 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs, Riley
Nays: 0

051180
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Authorizing the development of a financial plan and initial 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; authorizing certain other actions pursuant thereto; delegating the City Council’s authority to declare its intent to reimburse itself from bond proceeds to the Director of Finance; and directing the Director of Finance, in conjunction with the Bond Financial Advisory Committee, to determine the principal amount of the City’s first issuance of sanitary sewer revenue bonds from the current authorization.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Randy Landes, Finance Department, said that the resolution was for the issuance of Sanitary Sewer Revenue Bonds in an approximate principal amount not to exceed $45 Milliion.
Ayes: 4 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs, Riley
Nays: 0