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Last Published: 6/12/2009 10:42:36 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - DEB HERMANN
Present:10 - ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, BETH GOTTSTEIN, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, TERRY RILEY, CATHY JOLLY, JOHN SHARP
Excused:2 - BILL SKAGGS, MARK FUNKHOUSER
 

090506
RESOLUTION - Celebrating the Life and Contributions of Frances Gordon.


Adopted

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

090507
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Karac Lindsey on being accepted to the United States Military Academy at West Point.


Adopted

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

090502
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the River Market Community Improvement District regarding submission of their 2008-09 annual report.


Received And Filed

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

090509
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 60179 through 60267


Received And Filed

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

090512
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the City Clerk regarding receipt of various documents and resolutions for FY 2008-09 for the Waldo Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

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

081249
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Designating the City’s share of Clay County’s special road and bridge tax receipts for calendar years 2008 and 2009, in accordance with Section 137.556, Revised Statutes of Missouri; and directing the City Manager to transmit this resolution to Clay County.


Adopted as Substituted

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

090462
Reducing and reappropriating funds in the amount of $50,000.00 from the Community Development Block Grant Fund for the NE Youth Crime Prevention Program and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

090417
Reducing the appropriation in an account in the Capital Improvements Fund by $456,000.00; appropriating that amount to the Traffic Signal and Intersection Improvements at 107th and Blue Ridge Boulevard account; authorizing a $561,202.48 contract with Leath and Sons, Inc., for Project Nos. 89004421 and 80001157 - Traffic Signal and Intersection Improvements at 107th and Blue Ridge Boulevard; authorizing the City Manager to amend and increase this contract by up to $84,180.37 without further City Council approval; and authorizing the City Manager to expend $645,382.85 for the contract. 


Passed

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

090422
Amending Ordinance No. 070421, which authorized continued negotiations and the filing of a petition in condemnation on properties needed for public use on N. Brighton Avenue between N.E. Vivion Road and N.E. 58th Street to accurately reflect which properties were taken by condemnation; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance with the Recorder of Deeds in Clay County, Missouri.


Passed

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

090428
Authorizing a $25,000.00 Amendment No. 4 to an agreement with TranSystems Corporation for Project No. 89001236 - NW 64th-68th Street (Gower) Connector; and authorizing the City Manager to expend $25,000.00 from previously appropriated funds for the project.


Passed

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

090434
Estimating and appropriating $775,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund for the Shoal Creek TIF for the design of Shoal Creek Parkway from N.E. 96th Street to N. Brighton Avenue.


Passed

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

090461
RESOLUTION - Approving and adopting the City of Kansas City, Missouri’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy required for the United States Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program; and directing the City Manager to submit the strategy together with the City’s application for formula grant funding and to implement the strategy.


Passed

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

090433
Reducing revenue and appropriations in the Parking Garage Fund in the amount of $860,000.00 for Fiscal Year 2009-2010.


Passed

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

090352
Approving the Asset Transfer and Capacity Building Plan enabling the transfer of assets from Housing and Economic Development Financial Corporation and authorizing its submission to the U.S. District Court, Western District in City of Kansas City, Mo. v. Housing and Economic Development Corporation, Case No. 05-00368-CV-W-GAF.


Councilmember Sanders Brooks Move To Hold On Docket
one week hold
Seconded by Councilmember Johnson
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0


Held on Docket (6/18/2009)

090347
(Sub.)
Receiving the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Eighth Amendment to the 43rd and Main Tax Increment Financing Plan; and approving the Eighth Amendment to the 43rd and Main Tax Increment Financing Plan, as amended by the Council.


Councilmember Ford Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Sharp
Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0


Passed as Substituted and Amended

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090406
Vacating the plat of Phister Place, in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents.


Passed

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

090453
Accepting and approving a one-year $2,845,364.00 contract amendment from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that provides additional funding for Ryan White Title I Services.


Passed

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

090440
Authorizing a $1,199,407.00 Amendment No. 1 to an agreement with HNTB Corporation for Project No. 62090340 – Runway 1/19 Safety Area Construction; and authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend $1,319,348.00 for the contract.


Passed

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

090445
Authorizing reconstruction of sidewalks, curbs, driveway entrances, and appurtenances along various streets Citywide; reducing and appropriating $1,250,526.56 from the Revolving Public Improvement Fund; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $1,250,526.56 for the projects; and authorizing assessment of the costs against the properties benefited.


Passed

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

090469
Approving a $160,000.00 Amendment No. 5 with Session Law Firm for legal services in connection with litigation of City of Kansas City, Missouri v. Foley Company and Brentwood Industries and Black & Veatch.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Curls Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: There are no consent items this week. ADVANCE DEBATES: 090489 090497 090480 090477 090488 090491 ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090489
Appropriating $1,012,925.14 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund; appropriating $233,496.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Fire Sales Tax Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

090497
Amending Ordinance No. 990932, by enacting new sections to adopt tax increment financing within Project 2b and Project 2c of the 19th Terrace & Central Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving and designating Project 2b and Project 2c as Redevelopment Projects and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Passed

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

090480
Accepting and approving grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the Supportive Housing Program Grant in the total amount $715,853.00 to provide homeless services; estimating revenue by $5,417.00 and appropriating to the Supportive Housing Program account in the General Fund; and authorizing the Director of Neighborhood and Community Services to enter contracts with various non profit organizations for the delivery of homeless services


Passed

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

090477
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhood and Community Services to accept a contribution from the Bob Mohart Educational Fund; and appropriating funds for the sponsorship of program activities that support the education of children.


Passed

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

090488
Estimating revenue and appropriating the sum of $124,000.00 to the Health Care Foundation Grant account; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

090491
Estimating revenue and appropriating additional Summer Food Service Program grant dollars; authorizing the Director of Neighborhood and Community to accept a grant through the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services for the Summer Food Service Program, a U.S. Department of Agriculture program, in the amount of $331,531.00; and authorizing a contract with the Kansas City Missouri School District in amount not to exceed $299,182.00.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, 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 ORDINANCE ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCE ON SECOND READING ON PAGES 7-9 TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090130
Approving a Development Assistance Agreement between Citadel Plaza, LLC and Block & Company, Inc. in connection with the Southtown Urban Life Development Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the form of First Amendment to Cooperative Agreement to be executed by the City, the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, and Citadel Plaza LLC, and authorizing the City Manager to execute the First Amendment to Cooperative Agreement in such form; and determining that all requirements prior to the advance of City funds have been satisfied.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090478
(Sub.)
Reducing an appropriation in the amount of $120,000.00 in the General Fund; and appropriating it to the Business Customer Service Center account of the General Fund.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

090483
Approving the issuance by the City of Kansas City, Missouri, of its Special Obligation Bonds to finance a portion of the costs relating to the Performing Arts Center parking garage; and approving and authorizing certain documents and actions relating to the issuance of the bonds.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090487
Authorizing the conveyance of three parcels of property generally located at 2454 Tracy, 2449 Forest and 2457 Forest in the Beacon Hill Development Project to the Beacon Hill Developers and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090493
Authorizing the Acting Director or the Director of Housing and Community Development and/or the court-appointed Receiver of the Housing and Economic Development Financial Corporation (“HEDFC”), pursuant to approval by the Federal Court, to accelerate the forgiveness of all single-family loans currently in HEDFC’s portfolio that do not have a principal and/or interest payment requirement and have satisfied the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s affordability period and, if applicable, the tax credit forgiveness schedule.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090395
Replacing a portion of the KCIA Area Plan with the KCI Area Plan as a guide for the future development and public investment within the area bounded by the city limits of Kansas City, Missouri on the north, city limits to Amity and then along Highway 152 on the south, Platte/Clay County boundary on the east, and city limits of Kansas City, Missouri on the west. (247-S-112)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090408
Amending Section A of Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 080997 which approved an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District R-5-p on approximately a 6.28 acre tract of land generally located at the northeast corner of 51st Street and Swope Parkway, to eliminate the requirement of sidewalks on Cleveland Avenue.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090421
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a lease agreement with Martin Luther King Village, L.P., for the lease of City-owned property located at 2001 E. 25th Street.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

090426
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District C-2-p on approximately a 1.19 acre tract of land generally located on the north side of 103rd Street about 2000 feet east of State Line Road. (8319-P-11)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090427
Vacating Lydia Avenue from E. 8th Street to E. 9th Street and the adjacent east-west and north-south alleys, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, retaining a utility easement and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1607-V)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090442
RESOLUTION - Replacing the North Oak Corridor Land Use and Development Plan and a portion of the Briarcliff-Antioch-Davidson Area Plan with the Briarcliff – Winnwood Area Plan for an area bounded by the city limits of Gladstone, Missouri and Pleasant Valley Road (north), the city limits of North Kansas City, Missouri and Missouri Highway 210 (south), Interstate Highway I-435 (east) and the city limits of Kansas City, Missouri (west). (673-S)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090475
Approving the plat of South Hyde Park Condominium, 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. (SD1409)


Add to Consent Docket

090476
Approving the plat of Stonegate, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; accepting and releasing a certain easement; establishing grades on public ways; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD0049H)


Add to Consent Docket

090496
Estimating and appropriating revenue in the amount of $242,586.00 from the enforcement of certain Solid Waste regulations.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090494
Estimating revenue and appropriating $2,000,000.00 in MTFC loan proceeds in FY 2009-10; and designating requisitioning authority.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090500
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to establish a long-term, sustainable City-wide curb and sidewalk improvement program to improve the conditions of the City’s curbs and sidewalks to approved industry standard.


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 PAGE 10 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090503
Amending Standing Rules 18, 19 and 20 of the Council Rules by repealing them and enacting in its place new rules regarding amendments, committee substitutes and re-referrals.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090510
Approving and authorizing settlement of the lawsuit styled Norman Forester v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, et al., Case No. 0816-CV04367.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090505
Approving the plat of UC Condominiums, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1315A)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090501
Authorizing the Director of Fire to enter into 12-month agreements with the jurisdictions listed below to provide services.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090504
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-931, Neighborhood tourist development fund committee, and enacting in lieu thereof a new of like number and subject matter to remove the requirement for an ordinance to approve all neighborhood and tourist development fund contracts.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090511
Authorizing a $302,974.00 Amendment No. 2 to an agreement with HNTB Corporation for Project No. 89008157 - Street Improvement-N. Bennington-Parvin Road to N.E. 48th Street; and authorizing the City Manager to expend $302,974.00 for the contract.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090513
Authorizing a $1,960,581.52 contract with Radmacher Brother’s Excavating Co. Inc., for Project No. 89005537 – Colorado Avenue Bridge over the Blue River; authorizing the City Manager to amend and increase this contract by up to $196,058.15; authorizing the City Manager to expend $2,156,639.67 for the contract; and approving project management costs.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Riley Move To Introduce
floor-090514
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090514
Amending Article VIII of the Administrative Code of Kansas City, Missouri, relating to the Classification and Compensation Plan, by repealing Sections 2-1075 and 2-1080, and adopting in lieu thereof new sections of like numbers which change the beginning salary for the Seasonal Workers classification, which affects the Bright Future Seasonal Workers.


Councilmember Riley Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Jolly
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Johnson Move To Introduce

090515
Cancelling the City Council standing committee meetings and legislative and business sessions scheduled for the week of June 29, 2009.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS