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Last Published: 6/4/2005 11:49:39 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:12 - EMANUEL ZCLEAVER(OLD), GEORGE BLACKWOOD, ED FORD, KELVIN SIMMONS, JUDITH SWOPE, TERESA LOAR, JIM GLOVER, PAUL DANAHER, RONALD FINLEY, MARY WILLIAMS-NEAL, EVERT ASJES, AGGIE STACKHAUS
Excused:1 - KEN BACCHUS
 

970966
RESOLUTION - Commending the Freymons Addition Neighborhood Association for their recent neighborhood cleanup program.

970975
RESOLUTION - Recognizing Peter Yelorda for his years of service with the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Finley, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

971004
RESOLUTION - Declaring July, 1997 as National Recreation and Parks Month.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Finley, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

971008
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from the Director of Public Works regarding Emergency Traffic Regulation Nos. E-20186 through E-20203.


Received And Filed

970952
RESOLUTION - Approving a program to facilitate procurement, on behalf of the Fire Department, of a mobile classroom featuring child-sized rooms, simulating potential fire hazards to be used by the Fire Department in training children fire safety and fire preservation procedures.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Simmons, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

970970
RESOLUTION - Endorsing the taxicab dispatch system at KCI; endorsing construction of a permanent taxicab dispatch facility; directing further consultation with various representatives of the taxicab industry; directing the Aviation Department to report proposed taxicab dispatch system modification to the Planning, Zoning and Economic Development Committee.


Adopted

Ayes: 9 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Simmons, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

970982
RESOLUTION - Supporting the application to the U.S. Department of Justice for the Local Law Enforcement Block Grant.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Finley, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Simmons, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

970959
RESOLUTION - Expressing the desire of the Council that all City departments implement recommendations of the Mid-America Regional Council's Air Quality Forum for reducing air pollution.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Finley, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Simmons, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

970883
RESOLUTION - Accepting the rates charged by American Cable vision for basic service and associated installation and equipment charges.


Adopted

Ayes: 8 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Simmons, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 2 - Asjes, Stackhaus

970924
Accepting and approving a one year $254,680.56 contract with the Missouri State Milk Board to provide funding to support the Milk and Dairy Inspections Program; estimating revenue in the amount of $254,680.00; appropriating said sum to the Milk & Dairy Inspection account; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Simmons, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

970938
Authorizing an amendment to an agreement with the Kansas City Museum, adding provisions to allow the City to inspect and audit the Museum's records and requiring the Museum to provide the City with the Museum's annual audit.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Stackhaus, Simmons, Blackwood, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

970934
Approving Traffic Regulation Nos. 52510 through 52571.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Stackhaus, Simmons, Blackwood, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

970919
Authorizing an eleven month $144,320.00 contract with the Kansas City Free Health Clinic, Inc., to provide medical support services for persons living with HIV/AIDS and authorizing the Director of Health to amend the contract by up to $35,000.00 without Council approval.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Stackhaus, Simmons, Blackwood, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

970923
Authorizing a one year $75,000.00 contract with the AIDS Council, Inc., to provide coordination of HIV prevention activities and authorizing the Director of Health to amend the contract by up to $35,000.00 without Council approval.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Stackhaus, Simmons, Blackwood, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

970927
Accepting and approving a one year $118,000.00 contract with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment to provide funding for a medications and home health services for persons living with HIV/AIDS; estimating revenue in the amount of $44,667.00; and appropriating said sum to the Ryan White Title II Kansas account.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Stackhaus, Simmons, Blackwood, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

970928
Accepting and approving a $6,673.26 contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health that increases funding for the Sickle Cell Anemia Program services from $44,564.88 for a total contract amount of $51,238.14.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

970914
Authorizing a cooperative agreement with Jackson County for provision of consolidated property tax collection services.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

970922
Authorizing a one year $384,132.00 agreement with Metropolitan Ambulance Services Trust to provide KCI Airport with a dedicated ambulance and services; appropriating said sum to various accounts to pay for such services; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

970925
Authorizing a one year $1,633,196.00 agreement with Metropolitan Ambulance Services Trust to provide emergency ambulance services in Kansas City, Missouri; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

970937
Authorizing a $508,800.00 contract with Electrical Corporation of America for Project No. K56 - Rehabilitate Eastside Electrical at Kansas City Downtown Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $559,680.00.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

970939
Authorizing a $99,595.00 contract with Electrical Corporation of America for Project No. K64 - Rehabilitate Parking Lot Lighting at Kansas City Downtown Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $109,595.00.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

970317
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 56, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, by repealing Section 56-114, Fences and retaining walls, and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter that regulates front yard fences and fences in commercial property adjacent to residential property within City limits.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

970832
Approving a Special Use Permit for a chilled water facility for an area of approximately 1 acre generally located at the northeast corner of 14th Street and McGee Street.


Held on Docket
Councilmember Glover moved to hold this item on the docket. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Asjes.
Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

970940
Authorizing execution of a $72,634.00 agreement with the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce to provide for business marketing services.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

970852
Authorizing a $602,789.00 contract with Legal Aid of Western Missouri, to provide legal representation to indigent residents of Kansas City, Missouri.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

970916
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhood and Community Services to renew a lease agreement with Leeds Depot Ltd., for a term of eight months beginning May 1, 1997, at the rate of $11,400.00 per month for 19.4 acres of fences, asphalt surfaced and lighted site located at 39th and Raytown Road.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

970926
Accepting an HIV Emergency Relief Supplemental Grant from the United States Department of Health and Human Services to provide emergency services for individuals living with HIV AIDS for an eleven month period and reducing revenue and appropriations for the 98 Ryan White Title I Supplemental accounts in the amount of $1,054,847.00.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

970932
Authorizing the Director of Environmental Management to accept a grant from the Mid-America Regional Council Solid Waste Management District (MARC) for the purpose of developing and implementing a Sustainable Lifestyle Campaign; estimating revenue and appropriating $51,500.00 to reflect that funding; designating requisitioning authority for the account; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

971009
Fixing the interest rates on $40,000,000.00 principal amount of General Obligation Bonds (Streetlight Project), Series 1997B, authorized by Ordinance No. 970873, passed June 26, 1997; supplementing Ordinance No. 970873 to provide for the issuance of term bonds; authorizing the sale and delivery of said bonds to the purchaser; and declaring an emergency.


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
for reading of ordinances on three separate days for ordinances 970956, 970957 and 970979 (sub) and that these ordinances be advanced for final reading and consideration at this time.
Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
for reading of ordinances on three separate days for ordinance 971009 and that this ordinance be advanced for final reading and consideration at this time.
Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

970956
Approving the plat of James E. Grier Addition, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Ford, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

970957
Approving the plat of Summit Wood 2nd Plat, Lots 49-95, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute certain agreements, and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached agreement.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Ford, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

970979
(Sub.)
Authorizing execution of a $12,500.00 contract with the Black Economic Union of Greater Kansas City for funds for housing planning services.


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
for reading of ordinances on three separate days for ordinances found on second reading on pages 7-8 and that these ordinances be listed next week for third reading.
Ayes: 10 - Ford, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Ford, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

970958
Authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a $30,000.00 contract with Ernst & Young to conduct arbitrage rebate calculations for the City.


Add to Consent Docket

970867
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan in District GP-3 (Regional Business) on approximately a 2.35 acre tract of land generally located at the northwest corner of N.W. 87th Terrace and N. Amity Avenue. (11066-GP-3)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

970899
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, 1996, commonly known as the Zoning Ordinance, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0071, rezoning an area of approximately 2.7 acres generally located at 409 N.E. Englewood Road from District R-1b (One-Family Dwellings) to District R-4-p (Low Apartments - Limited District), and approving a preliminary plan for the same. (11983-P)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

970900
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, 1996, commonly known as the Zoning Ordinance, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0038, rezoning an area of approximately 12.39 acres generally located on the east side of Holly Street on both sides of 20th Street from District R-4 (Low Apartments) to District URD (Urban Redevelopment District), and approving a development plan for the same. (11860-URD-1)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

970953
Authorizing the Director of City Development to enter into a Real Estate Sales Contract with Mercantile Bank providing for the acquisition of approximately 5.6 acres of real estate generally located at 9901 Holmes Road for the sum of $590,000.00 for conversion and construction of a proposed Fire Station #36.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

970954
Estimating revenue in the amount of $500,000.00 in Account No. 98-100-064-8135; appropriating said sum to the River Market Loan Program account of the General Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

970961
(Sub.)
Reducing the appropriation by the sum of $26,000.00 in the Neighborhood Special Project-CD5 account of the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating said sum to the Brush creek North Plan-CD5 account; authorizing execution of a Third Amended Cooperative Agreement with the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, increasing the contract amount by $310,000.00 for a total contract amount of $510,000.00 and extending the time of performance, for acquisition, clearance and public improvements in the Brush Creek North Redevelopment Area Plan; and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

970962
Authorizing execution of a First Amended Cooperative Agreement with the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, increasing the contract amount by $100,000.00 for a total contract amount of $600,000.00 and extending the time of performance, for acquisition, clearance and public improvements in the Palestine Village Redevelopment Area Plan; designating requisitioning authority; and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

970976
Approving the development plan submitted by the Westside Redevelopment Corporation on a tract of land approximately 12.4 acres generally located east of Holly Street and on both sides of 20th Street; declaring the area included in such plan to be a blighted area and its redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals and welfare; authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a contract with the Westside Redevelopment Corporation; and authorizing certain tax abatement within the plan area.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

970977
Reducing the appropriation in the Dangerous Building Demolition account of the Community Development Fund-Year 22 by the sum of $20,000.00; appropriating said sum to the East Meyer account; and authorizing execution of a $20,000.00 contract with East Meyer Community Association for funds for dangerous building demolition.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

970978
(Sub.)
Authorizing a contract amendment with Grant Thornton, L.L.P., which increases the contract amount by $26,000.00 for a total amount of $53,200.00, for funds for the Minority Business Development Center.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

970983
Reducing the appropriation by the sum of $72,859.00 in the Dangerous Building Demolition account of the Community Development Fund-Year 22; appropriating said sum to the East Meyer account of said Fund; reducing the sum of $72,589.00 in the Special Projects-CD5 account of the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating said sum to the Building Demolition account of said Fund; and authorizing a $72,859.00 contract with East Meyer Community Association to provide funds for sewer installation.


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
for reading of ordinances on three separate days for ordinances found on first reading on pages 9-11 and that these ordinances be listed next week in the designated committees.
Ayes: 10 - Ford, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

971010
Authorizing execution of a $100,000.00 agreement with the 18th & Vine Authority for the Jazz Institute program.


Referred Finance & Administration Committee
Ordinance 971010 was introduced by Mayor Cleaver.

970986
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into an agreement with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority to provide regular transit services and Share-A-Fare transportation for the elderly and the disabled residents of Kansas City for an amount not to exceed $18,805,000.00 from funds to be appropriated in the 1997-1998 City Budget.


Referred Finance & Administration Committee

970987
Giving permission to KN Interstate Gas Transmission Company, to install and maintain an underground 16 inch gas transmission line across 155th Street, Prospect Avenue, Longview Road and 107th Street; assessing an encroachment fee in the amount of $18.50; and estimating revenue in the amount of $18.50.


Referred City Operations Committee

970988
Authorizing an annual contract with Woodley Building Maintenance for cleaning services at the Municipal Courts Building for Fiscal Year 1997-98 in an amount not to exceed $65,198.26 and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds therefor.


Referred City Operations Committee

970989
Giving permission to Aztec Properties, Inc., to construct and maintain a brick building facade and three exist doorways in the public right-of-way for the building at 705 Virginia Avenue; assessing an encroachment fee of $105.00; and estimating $105.00 in revenue.


Referred City Operations Committee

971003
Authorizing a $1,050,524.81 contract with Mega Industries Corporation for improvements on N. Congress Avenue from N.W. 112th Street to the north property line of the Harley-Davidson plat; estimating $128,439.00 in revenue; adjusting appropriations by $128,439.00; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $1,244,024.81 in previously appropriated funds for the project; recognizing an emergency; authorizing a Cooperative Agreement with the owners of the property generally located at N. Congress Avenue and N.W. 112th Street for public improvements; and directing the City Clerk to file same.


Referred City Operations Committee

970990
Approving a development plan for District GP-1 (General Industry) on approximately a 1.286 acre tract of land generally located at 9730 N. Conant Avenue. (11992-GP)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

970991
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0074, rezoning an area of approximately 3.92 acres generally located at the southwest corner of 79th Street and Wornall Road from Districts C-2 (Local Retail Business) and C-2-p (Local Retail Business - Limited District) to District URD (Urban Redevelopment District), and approving a development plan for the same. (11398-URD-3)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

970992
(Sub.)
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Power and Light District Tax Increment Financing Plan; as amended, approving the Power and Light District Tax Increment Financing Plan; as amended; designating a Redevelopment Area; establishing the effective date; and expressing the intent of the Council.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

970993
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project I of the Power and Light District Tax Increment Financing Plan, as amended, as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

970994
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project II of the Power and Light District Tax Increment Financing Plan, as amended, as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

970995
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project III of the Power and Light District Tax Increment Financing Plan, as amended, as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

970996
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project IV of the Power and Light District Tax Increment Financing Plan, as amended, as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

970997
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project V of the Power and Light District Tax Increment Financing Plan, as amended, as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

970998
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project VI of the Power and Light District Tax Increment Financing Plan, as amended, as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

970999
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project VII of the Power and Light District Tax Increment Financing Plan, as amended, as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

971000
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project VIII of the Power and Light District Tax Increment Financing Plan, as amended, as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

971001
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project IX of the Power and Light District Tax Increment Financing Plan, as amended, as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

971006
Authorizing execution of a $50,000.00 contract with Berkebile, Nelson, Immerschuh, McDowell Architects, Inc., for funds for planning and architectural design assistance for the Riverfront Park Urban Village Redevelopment Concept Plan.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

971005
(Sub.)
Authorizing execution of a $25,000.00 contract with the East United Economic Development Center for support costs for youth services.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

971007
Approving the plat of Ballybrook Estates, an addition in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

970984
Authorizing contracts with several agencies pursuant to the HUD Emergency Shelter Grant Program to provide services to the homeless; and reducing appropriation.


Referred Neighborhood Development Committee

970985
Authorizing the Director of Environmental Management to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with Jackson County, Missouri, whereby the City will provide hazardous waste services for Jackson County facilities; directing the City Clerk to record the Agreement; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred Neighborhood Development Committee

971002
Authorizing the Director of Environmental Management to enter into an eleven month agreement to reimburse the Ruskin Heights Homes Association $3.39 per home per month in lieu of providing refuse collection services.


Referred Neighborhood Development Committee