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Last Published: 5/26/2011 6:03:31 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
 

110392
RESOLUTION - Congratulating the Clay County EDC and the Midwest Small Business Finance on being named Certified Business Development Company of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration.


Adopted

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

110410
RESOLUTION - Declaring May 2011, as Drug Court Month in Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

110386
COMMUNICATION - May 2011 – Accepting various easement, agreements, and deeds in Clay County, Missouri, and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance.


Received And Filed

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

110387
COMMUNICATION - May 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

110388
COMMUNICATION - May 2011 – Accepting various easement, agreements, and deeds in Jackson County, Missouri, and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance.


Received And Filed

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

110411
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from the City Clerk regarding Certificate of Receipt of a 703 page document purported to be Petition for Initiative for the Production of Nuclear Weapons Components prohibited.


Received And Filed

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

110420
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council from the City Clerk regarding Certificate of Sufficiency for the Initiative Petition regarding Production of nuclear weapons components prohibited issued on May 24, 2011.


Received And Filed

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

110394
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Requesting the Tax Increment Financing Commission to reconsider the Ninth Amendment to the River Market Tax Increment Financing Plan and incorporate certain desired provisions.


Adopted as Substituted

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

110366
Approving and authorizing two settlements of claims for workers' compensation benefits filed by Bennie Crockran for injuries resulting from accidents on October 16, 2007, and September 10, 2008, while employed by the City.


Passed

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

110376
Reducing the Contingent Appropriation in the General Fund by $102,978.71; appropriating it to the HEDFC Property Maintenance account in the General Fund to cover the repayment of HEDFC Receiver’s Real Estate Owned (REO) assets that are non-compliant with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) national objectives and grant requirements.


Passed

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

110220
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new Section 2, Article IX, Division 10, New Money Purchase Pension Plan.


Councilmember Marcason Move Hold to End of Docket

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


Passed as Substituted

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

110382
(Sub.)
Authorizing the City Manager to utilize $100,000.00 from the Youth Employment Fund to address summer employment opportunities for people ages 15 and older.


Passed as Substituted

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

110377
(Sub.)
Establishing the 2011B GO Bond Fund; estimating and appropriating $500,000.00 in the 2011B GO Bond Fund from the anticipated sale of general obligation bonds; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $500,000.00 for traffic signal upgrades to meet ADA requirements; designating requisitioning authority; and declaring the City’s intention to reimburse itself from bond proceeds for bond related expenditures.


Passed as Substituted

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. 110383 ADVANCE DEBATES: 1. 110407 3. 110370 5. 110396 7. 110398 2. 110355 4. 110384 (sub) 6. 110397 8. 110399 (sub) 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

110383
Releasing and partially releasing various easements in Jackson County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record the documents.


Passed

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

110407
Approving and authorizing settlement of Claim No. T1011-1388 associated with the death of Frank M. Nigro, Jr.


Passed

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

110355
Amending the 2010 One Year Action Plan and authorizing submission of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for its consideration in order to meet funding deadlines under the HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) and to allocate program income.


Passed

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

110370
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a $3,699,000.00 contract with Blue Nile Engineering, Inc., for Contract No. 7650, Project No. 80000374, Small Main Replacement on Plate C-106, N. Topping Avenue to N.E. Randolph Road, N.E. 48th Street to N.E. 56th Street; authorizing expenditures of $4,068,900.00 from previously appropriated funds; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Passed

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

110384
(Sub.)
Estimating revenue in the amount of $2,559,867.81 in the ARRA Stimulus Fund; and authorizing appropriation $2,559,867.81 from Unappropriated Fund Balance of the ARRA Fund to the Troost Avenue Bridge over Brush Creek & Transportation Enhancement & the Traffic Signal Operations projects; designating requisitioning authority; authorizing an increase in the contingency of a contract with the Konrath Group for Project No. 89004361 Federal No. ARRA-ES04 (021) – Signal Synchronization Center in the amount of $150,000.00; authorizing the Director of the Capital Projects Department to expend $2,559,867.81; 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

110396
Authorizing a $1,198,968.55 contract with Gunter Construction Company for Project No. 62100360 – Rehab Lou Holland/Richards Road; authorizing the Director of Aviation to amend and increase this contract by up to $119,897.00; and authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend $1,318,865.55 for the contract;


Passed

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

110397
Authorizing a $4,603,250.00 contract with Fleshman Construction, Inc., for Project No. 62070318 – Field Maintenance Facility Renovation; authorizing the Director of Aviation to amend and increase this contract by up to $460,325.00; and authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend $5,063,575.00 for the contract.


Passed

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

110398
Authorizing a $572,000.00 Amendment No. 11 to an agreement with Wellner Architects, Inc. for Contract No. 62990D49 for Project No. 62070318 – Field Maintenance Facility Renovations and Project No. 62100353 – Obstructions Removal; and authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend $629,200.00 for the contract.


Passed

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

110399
(Sub.)
Reducing an appropriation in the KCMAC 11th and Oak Garage Fund (also known as the George E. Wolf Garage) in the amount of $70,778.40; appropriating $70,778.40 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the KCMAC 11th and Oak Garage Fund to Project No. 890A0178, 11th and Oak Garage Improvements; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed as Substituted

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 ORDINANCE ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCE ON SECOND READING ON PAGE 6 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE 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

110365
Authorizing a Facility Maintenance Agreement with Overhead Door Company of Kansas City for Contract No. 6211020049 to provide maintenance services to automatic doors at Kansas City International Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds.


Add to Consent Docket
 
 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 7-8 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

110421
RESOLUTION - Amending City Council Standing Rule 6, “Committees, appointment of,” to change the name of the Plans, Zoning and Economic Development Committee to the Planning, Zoning and Economic Development Committee.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

110422
Amending Section 2-49, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Order of succession of elected officials” to correctly reflect the name of the Planning, Zoning and Economic Development Committee.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

110412
Accepting and approving a $100,000.00 contract amendment with the Kansas City Free Health Clinic to provide additional oral health care services to eligible clients in the Kansas City Transitional Grant Area who meet Ryan White Part A guidelines.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

110414
Accepting and approving a ten month $5,000.00 grant award agreement with the Phoenix Family Housing Corporation to conduct the Aim4Peace Job Readiness program; increasing revenue and appropriations in the amount of $5,000.00; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

110423
Creating the CID Revolving Loan Fund; estimating and appropriating $80,000.00 in the CID Revolving Fund for the purpose of creating a revolving loan fund to assist with the establishment of commercial improvement districts in business corridors within distressed areas of the City; stating the intent of the Council with respect to repayment of these funds; and directing the City Manager to identify the criteria for the maximum use of these funds.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

110418
Production of nuclear weapons components prohibited.


Referred to Plans, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110413
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a $5,491,920.00 contract with Foley Company for Contract No. 1035, Project No. 81000542, Birmingham WWTP Effluent Disinfection and Final Basin Improvements; authorizing expenditures of $6,000,000.00 from previously appropriated funds; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110415
RESOLUTION - Supporting the Application by the Aviation Department to the Certified Site Program of the State of Missouri’s Department of Economic Development.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110416
Declaring it necessary to change and reestablish the grades of, and the relocation, opening, establishing and dedicating of street right of way on N.E. 108th Street, all in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to cause a notice to be published as provided for herein.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110417
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a Cooperative Agreement with Jackson County, Missouri, for construction of improvements for the Little Blue Trace Trail along the Little Blue River from Lee’s Summit Road to Longview Lake.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110419
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to accept funds from Jackson County; estimating revenue in the amount of $1,400,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating $1,400,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Capital Improvements Fund to project number 89001270 Longview-Blue Ridge to Spring Valley; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Johnson Move To Introduce

110424
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into an amendment to a cooperative agreement with Hunt Midwest Real Estate Services, Inc. for the purpose of providing additional funding for the construction of the next phase of the Line Creek Trail; and authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend an additional $695,000.00 on the project.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Johnson Move To Introduce

110425
Authorizing the execution of a lease between the City of Kansas City, Missouri and the Janelle R. Flacks Trust for the City to lease real estate for parking operations at Kansas City International Airport.


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. Councilmember Jan Marcason, seconded by Ford, made the motion to go into closed session at 4:44 pm. Closed session ended by Councilmember Jan m making the motion to end closed session, seconded by ***** at 5:17 pm