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Last Published: 3/19/2009 4:02:17 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - BILL SKAGGS
Present:10 - DEB HERMANN, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, BETH GOTTSTEIN, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, TERRY RILEY, CATHY JOLLY, JOHN SHARP
Out:1 - ED FORD
Excused:1 - MARK FUNKHOUSER
 

090206
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulation E40783


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090207
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulations E40785 - E40787


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090208
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulations E40798-E40808


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090209
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulations E40819-E40821


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090210
COMMUNICATION - For February, 2009: Accepting various easements and deeds in Platte County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090211
COMMUNICATION - For February, 2009: Accepting various easements and deeds in Jackson County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090228
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulation E-40635


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090193
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a workers' compensation benefit filed by Nathaniel Rogers for injuries resulting from an accident on April 13, 2007, while employed by the City.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090195
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a workers' compensation benefit filed by Gerald Lavallee for injuries resulting from an accident on August 21, 2007, while employed by the City.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090170
Condemning and taking permanent and temporary easements on private properties for the construction and maintenance of sanitary sewers in the area of proposed Bittersweet Subdivision, in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations by the Director of Water Services; consenting to the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney, on behalf of the City; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance with the Recorder of Deeds in Platte County, Missouri.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090174
Authorizing the Director, Acting Director, and Deputy Director of the Water Services Department to act as the City’s designated authorized representatives for participation by the Water Services Department in the Missouri State Revolving Fund Program in accordance with state requirements administered by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090176
Releasing part of a permanent waterline easement in Clay County and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds for Clay County, Missouri.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090177
Releasing part of a permanent waterline easement in Clay County and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds for Clay County, Missouri.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090194
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new section which establishes a Pooled Investment Portfolio Interest Earnings Allocation Policy; and directing the City Manager to allocate interest earnings for FY 2008-09.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 1 - Johnson

090175
Authorizing acceptance of a $735,000.00 special grant award from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide funding for the demolition of the Shopper’s Parkade Garage, located at 1025 Grand Boulevard, and construction of surface parking at the same location; authorizing execution of a contract in the amount of $735,000.00 with the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority to provide demolition and construction services for the Shopper’s Parkade project; estimating revenue in the amount of $735,000.00 in the Economic Dev Initiative Fund; increasing appropriations in the amount of $735,000.00 in the Economic Dev Initiative Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090188
Ordering the Improvements within the 22nd Street Neighborhood Improvement District be made and financing therefore obtained by special assessment.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090150
Accepting and approving a one year $40,000.00 contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding for implementing a comprehensive immunization educational program designed to promote adolescent immunization in the City of Kansas City, Missouri; and increasing revenue in the amount of $13,024.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090184
Authorizing a General Services Contract with Embarq Missouri, Inc. for Contract No. C200060 to provide communication services for Kansas City International Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $2,800,000.00.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090196
Authorizing a $479,185.70 Amendment No. 2 to the contract with C & C Group, Inc. for Project No. 19970C39 – Automated Access Control at Kansas City International Airport; and authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend $479,185.70 for the contract.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: 090216 ADVANCE DEBATES: 090181 (sub) 090183 090186 090218 090220 090217 (sub) 090182 ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090216
Approving recommendations of the Arterial Street Impact Fee Committee; transferring appropriations in the Arterial Street Impact Fee Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090181
(Sub.)
Levying taxes for Fiscal Year 2009-10 for General Revenue, Health Levy, Museum Special Revenue and General Debt and Interest Funds on all property in Kansas City subject to taxation on January 1, 2009; providing for the extension of such levies by the Director of Finance; and authorizing the collection by the Director of Finance.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090182
Levying a maintenance tax for Fiscal Year 2009-10 upon all real estate, exclusive of improvements, not exempt by law from general taxation, for the purpose of maintaining, adorning, constructing, repairing and otherwise improving the parks, parkways, boulevards, roads and grounds, and providing for the manner of payment and collecting the special assessment.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090183
Levying a special assessment on the lots, tracts, and parcels of land in the East Park and West Park Districts abutting on certain boulevards, parkways, roads, streets, avenues and highways under the control and management of the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners for Fiscal Year 2009-10 for the purpose of maintaining, repairing, and otherwise improving the boulevards, parkways, roads, streets, avenues and highways in these districts.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090186
Levying a special assessment upon all real estate, exclusive of improvements, not exempt by law from general taxation in the North, East and West Trafficway Districts for the purpose of maintaining, improving and repairing the trafficways, and providing for the manner of payment and collecting the special assessment.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090218
Amending Chapter 68, Code of Ordinances, entitled Taxation, to amend Article II, Assessor and Assessments, to create a new Section 68-55 authorizing the Director of Finance or his designee, the City Treasurer, to project nonbinding tax levies to comply with the new statutory requirement of RSMo Section 137.243.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090220
Authorizing renewal of Professional, Specialized, or Technical Services contracts with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City, Humana Dental, and Vision Service Plan for employee benefits; and authorizing new contracts with Humana Dental, and USAble for employee benefits for the 2009-10 fiscal year that begins May 1, 2009.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move to Waive Charter Requirement
Revised motion to include the corrected number for 090217 (sub) which was red into to record as 080217 (sub). MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE DEBATES: 090217 (sub) ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090217
(Sub.)
Reducing the appropriation in an account in the Capital Improvements Fund by $440,000.00; appropriating that amount to the Traffic Signal and Intersection Improvements at Bannister and Blue Ridge Boulevard account; authorizing a $884,873.06 contract with Leath and Sons, Inc., for Project No. 89004283 - Traffic Signal and Intersection Improvements at Bannister and Blue Ridge Boulevard; authorizing the City Manager to amend and increase this contract by up to $132,730.95 without further City Council approval; and authorizing the City Manager to expend $1,017,604.00 for the contract.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Johnson Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF THE ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON SECOND READING ON PAGES 7-8 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090180
(Sub.)
Adopting the Annual Budget of the City for the Fiscal Year 2009-10; estimating the revenues for the fiscal year; appropriating for the purposes stated the sums set forth in the budget; designating requisitioning authorities; directing the Director of Finance to make the necessary entries upon the City’s records to show the appropriations and allocations provided for; authorizing inter-fund loans; and adding a fund to the General Consolidating Funds of the City.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

090222
Amending Chapter 60 of the Code of Ordinances of Kansas City, Missouri, entitled "Sewers and Sewage Disposal", by repealing Sections 60-2, 60-3, 60-4, 60-5 and 60-191, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which adjust sewer rates and eliminate references to stormwater fees in this Chapter; and establishing an effective date.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090223
Amending Chapter 78 of the Code of Ordinances of Kansas City, entitled “Water”, by repealing Sections 78-6, 78-8, 78-10, and 78-16, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which adjust water rates and amend the process for imposing fees for termination of service with cause; and establishing an effective date.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090212
Accepting and approving a nine month, $190,000.00 contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding for the continued expansion of active surveillance through communicable disease liaison staff in local hospitals, assessing the ability of public health professionals to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the City’s communicable disease activities; increasing revenue in the amount of $111,764.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and increasing appropriations in the amount of $74,374.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090215
Accepting and approving a six and a half month $43,333.00 grant award amendment from the Health Foundation of Greater Kansas City to provide funding for the coordination and administration of the HPV Vaccine Project; and increasing revenue and appropriations in the amount of $7,569.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090213
Authorizing an $87,717.00 contract with Haines & Associates Construction Co. Inc. for Project No. 89003566, NE 39th Street & Prather Road Sanitary Sewer; authorizing the City Manager to amend and increase this contract by up to $17,543.00; authorizing the City Manager to expend $60,000.00 for project administration; authorizing the City Manager to expend $165,260.00 for the project; and authorizing assessment of the costs against the properties benefited.


Add to Consent Docket

090221
Reestimating revenues in the amount of $710,000.00 in the Parking Garage Fund; and appropriating $762,467.00 to the Parking Garage Fund to support City Garage operations.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Johnson Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENT FOR READING OF ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS BE WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON FIRST READING ON PAGES 9-10 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090225
Establishing Fund No. 8071, the 2009A Water Project and Refunding Fund; estimating revenues in the amount of $213,186,868.00 in the Series 2009A Water Project and Refunding Fund; appropriating the same; designating requisitioning authorities; and authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon completion.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090226
RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Acting Director of Housing and Community Development to increase the maximum development subsidy limits for housing developments from $40,000.00 per unit to $50,000.00 per unit.


Referred to Housing Committee

090231
Rezoning an area of approximately 20.91 acres generally located on the south side of Blue Parkway between Jackson Avenue (extended) on the west and Elmwood Avenue (extended) on the east, from Districts R-1b and URD to District URD, and approving a development plan for the same. (12874-URD-1)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090224
Accepting and approving a one-year grant award contract in the amount of $1,523,779.00 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, whereby the Department of Health and Human Services will provide funding for Ryan White Title I Services for the period beginning March 1, 2009 through February 28, 2010; increasing revenue in the amount of $189,821.00 in the Ryan White Title I Grant Fund; increasing appropriations in the amount of $801,817.00 in the Ryan White Title I Grant Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090227
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing section 10-102, full sales by drink license, section 10-339, employment of and sales by minors and section 10-342, sales-by-drink premises; minors and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which add a full sales-by-drink specialty license as well as a malt liquor and light wine sales-by-drink specialty license as well as the necessary requirements that apply to the sale, possession and employment of alcoholic beverages and minors.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090230
Appropriating $350,000.00 to complete preliminary design of the Missouri River Corridor; appropriating $350,000.00 to reimburse the Capital Improvements Sales Tax Fund; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a Cooperative Agreement between the cities of Kansas City, Sugar Creek and Independence for preliminary engineering design services; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Sharp Move To Introduce

090232
RESOLUTION - Accepting the report and recommendations of the EMS Advisory Committee and directing the City Manager to implement its recommendations and to provide reports to the Mayor and City Council at least every two months.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee
 
 Councilmember Sharp Move To Introduce

090233
Amending Section 2-972, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Residence of employees” to establish an exception for persons who become City employees as a result of the City’s assumption of obligations formerly performed by the Metropolitan Ambulance Services Trust.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move To Introduce

090234
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new section regarding transfer of funds.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
 
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