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Last Published: 1/23/2014 11:27:22 AM
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
 

140038
COMMUNICATION - January 2014-Accepting various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Jackson 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

140039
COMMUNICATION - January 2014-Accepting various easements and deeds in Kansas City, 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

140040
COMMUNICATION - January 2014-Accepting various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Clay 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

140041
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Antioch Center Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Report for the Fiscal Year ending 2013.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140042
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Brookside Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2015.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140043
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Waldo Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2015.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140044
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Troost Ave Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2015.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140056
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council from the City Clerk pursuant to Rule 7.07, listing the Semi-Annual Docket items considered by the Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee, Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee, Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee and the Transportation & Infrastructure Committee. Neighborhood, Housing and & Healthy Communities Committee and Legislative Committee had no Semi-Annual Docket items to consider.


Received And Filed
The City Clerk has presented the semi-annual docket which contains the recommendations from City Council Committees on ordinances and resolutions more than six months old and undisposed. Is there any member who wants to request that any specific measure or measures remain in committee for an additional six months? The City Council Committee recommendations contained in the semi-annual docket are accepted.
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Brooks) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the Charter requirement for reading of ordinances on three separate days be waived for the ordinances on today’s docket listed as “Second Readings” and that they 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

140013
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Amending the 2013 Action Plan and authorizing submittal of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for its consideration to permit new housing and redevelopment activities to be funded; amending the budget for the further development of the Beacon Hill project; and identifying other activities which implement the 2013 One Year Action Plan.


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140033
RESOLUTION - Adopting the Annual Progress Report of the City’s floodplain management plan as identified within the Regional Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan and as required by the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and the Community Rating System (CRS).


Adopted

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

140001
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a Workers' Compensation benefit filed by Patrick A. Shea for injuries resulting from an accident on October 14, 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

140002
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by NAIA, Claim No. T1314-0597.


Passed

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

140003
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by RMCOP Office Venture ¿ Copaken Brooks, Claim No. T1314-0247.


Passed

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

140011
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Kansas City Investments, LLC c/o Kessinger Hunter, Claim No. T1314-0596.


Passed

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

140020
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Southwestern Bell Telephone Company (d/b/a AT&T Missouri) v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 13-00647-CV-W-DW.


Passed

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

140021
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Frankie Navratil v. City of Kansas City, Case No. 1216-CV10631.


Passed

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

140022
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Margaret Costanzo v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1216-CV14648.


Passed

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

140005
Approving the plat of Vander Haag’s Service Center, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1443)


Passed

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

140012
Approving various Traffic Regulations in compliance with Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Brooks) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the Charter requirement for or,reading of ordinances on three separate days be waived for the ordinances on today’s docket listed as “Committee Advances” 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

140018
Appropriating $116,100.00 to the Kansas City Museum account in the Museum Fund to provide final payment for fiscal year 2012-13 for management of the Kansas City Museum; and designated requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

140024
(Sub.)
Estimating revenue in the amount of $4,210,000.00; appropriating it from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the City Legal Expense Fund; 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

140004
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department to accept and enter into an agreement for the expenditure of two grants from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines, Affordable Housing Program, in the amount of $1,000,000.00; estimating revenue in the amount of $1,000,000.00; appropriating funds to the Special Housing Rehabilitation Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

140016
Accepting and approving a one-year $107,851.00 grant award agreement from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, to provide funding for a social marketing campaign that supports the Care and Prevention goals in the United States of reaching HIV positive African Americans lost to care and re-engaging them back into care services; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

140023
Authorizing the City Manager to enter into a funding agreement with the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri for blight remediation in the Armour Gillham PIEA Planning Area in the amount of $2,500,000.00.


Passed

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

140030
Approving the First Amended and Restated 18th and McGee PIEA General Development Plan on about 2.9 acres generally bounded by 17th Street on the north, 18th Street on the south, McGee Street on the west and Oak Street on the east with a small portion extending east of Oak Street; and declaring that area a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Planned Industrial Expansion Authority (PIEA) Law 100.300-100.620. (601-S-1)


Passed

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

140026
Authorizing a KCI Overhaul Base Super Hangar lease with ATS Holdings, LLC; and estimating additional revenue.


Passed

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

140037
Authorizing the City Manager to execute the fifth amendment of a contract with the Metropolitan Energy Center to increase the total amount of the contract up to $2,684,506.00, all to further the EnergyWorks KC program.


Passed

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

140017
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Calling for the joint establishment of the Kansas City Urban Rail Transportation Development District with the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, for the purpose of implementing and funding the design, engineering, construction and/or operation of an expanded streetcar system and other transportation projects.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

140036
(Sub.)
Providing for submission to the qualified voters of the City for their approval at an election called for Tuesday, April 8, 2014, the question of authorizing the issuance and sale of negotiable interest bearing waterworks revenue bonds of the City in the principal amount of $500,000,000.00 for the purpose of improving and extending the waterworks system of the City; authorizing the City to reimburse itself for improvements and extensions to the waterworks system; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of this election; recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure; and declaring the effective date of the authorization.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

140032
(Sub.)
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held Tuesday, April 8, 2014, a question authorizing the City to establish fees for lodging establishment inspections and permits; amending Chapter 34, Code of Ordinances, by repealing in its entirety Article VII, Lodginghouses, consisting of Sections 34-331 through 34-360, and enacting a new Article XV, Lodging Establishments, consisting of Sections 34-600 through 34-699, establishing a new system of lodging establishment permitting, inspections and penalties for the purpose of protecting the public health and safety; authorizing and directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of this election; recognizing an emergency.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

140027
Amending Chapter 74, the Kansas City Redevelopment Ordinance, by adding a new Article V, Reclamation of Blighted, Substandard or Insanitary Areas, to guide City processes in the reclamation of blighted, substandard or insanitary areas and the condemnation of blighted properties taken under the authority of Section 21, Article VI, of the Missouri Constitution.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Circo (Second by Brooks) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the Charter requirement for reading ordinances on three separate days be waived for the ordinances on today’s docket listed as “First Readings” 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

140045
Accepting and approving a one-year $460,235.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for HIV prevention and risk reduction services in Kansas City, Missouri.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

140052
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into a contract with Blue Hills Community Services in the amount of $240,000.00 from the Community Development Block Grant Fund for the purpose of providing a moderate home repair program in the Santa Fe neighborhood.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

140051
Approving the plat of Amber Lakes – Fifth Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD0682K)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140054
Approving the Leased Property Revenues Budget for Fiscal Year 2013-2014, representing proceeds received by the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, under a sublease agreement for the Isle of Capri-Kansas City, Inc. site.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140046
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into an Amendment to the Stakeholder Contribution Agreement with the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) in support of the Missouri River Degradation Feasibility Cost Share Agreement between MARC and the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers; and authorizing an increased expenditure of $167,300.00.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140047
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a $3,200,000.00 contract with Foley Company and a $633,000.00 contract with Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc., for the East Bottoms Pump Station Rehabilitation – Phase I.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140048
Approving an additional contingency of $85,000.00 for the Elevated Steel Water Tanks Rehabilitation and Painting Phase II project with Thomas Industrial Coatings.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140049
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a $16,270,000.00 contract with Foley Company for the Turkey Creek Wastewater Pump Station Modification project.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140055
Authorizing a $1,600,000.00 contract with Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc. for Water Services Department Utilities Construction Inspection Services Associated with the Downtown Streetcar Project.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140057
(Sub.)
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on April 8, 2014, a question amending the Charter of Kansas City to change election dates from late February and late March to early April and late June and beginning terms of office on August 1; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election on or before January 28, 2014; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure within the City Charter because it calls an election.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140058
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on April 8, 2014, a question amending the Charter of Kansas City to eliminate at-large Council districts and provide for 12 Council districts reducing the number of Council members presented to each voter from seven to one; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election on or before January 28, 2014; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure within the City Charter because it calls an election.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140059
(Sub.)
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on April 8, 2014, a question amending the Charter of Kansas City to allow dismissal of the City Manager by the Mayor as well as by nine members of the City Council; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election on or before January 28, 2014; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure within the City Charter because it calls an election.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140060
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on April 8, 2014, a questions amending the Charter of Kansas City updating financial reporting and procedures; providing for submission of the annual budget by the City Manager to the Mayor and Council based on a required five-year financial plan; expressly permitting the Mayor to work with other governments if the interests of the City can also be advanced; renaming recognized emergency ordinances as ordinances with an accelerated effective date; and permitting elected officials to serve in non-City appointive positions not inconsistent with their public office; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election on or before January 28, 2014; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure within the City Charter because it calls an election.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140061
(Sub.)
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on April 8, 2014, a question amending the Charter of Kansas City to modify the number of required City departments and to require the existence of a Health Commission; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election on or before January 28, 2014; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure within the City Charter because it calls an election.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee
 
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