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Last Published: 2/27/2014 4:44:12 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - CINDY CIRCO
Present:11 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, MICHAEL BROOKS, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Excused:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
 

140155
RESOLUTION - Declaring February 27, 2014, as “Garret A. Morgan Day” in Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

140156
RESOLUTION - Honoring Anita Simmons on her retirement from the City of Kansas City, Missouri after 24 years and 7 months of dedicated service.


Adopted

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

140126
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Oak Barry Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2015 and their amended budget for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2014.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140148
COMMUNICATION - February 2014 – Accepting various deeds in Jackson County, Missouri and requesting that the City Clerk record the acceptance letter.


Received And Filed

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

140149
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 62069 Through 62083


Received And Filed

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

140150
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the 4840 Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2015.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140151
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Metro North Square and Commons Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2015.


Received And Filed

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

140158
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the City Clerk regarding the Annual Budget for the City of Kansas City, Missouri, Fiscal Year 2014-2015, submitted to the City Council of Kansas City, Missouri on February 6, 2014.


Received And Filed

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

140162
COMMUNICATION - February 25, 2014 - Releasing various easements in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Sharp) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the resolutions listed on today’s docket as “Resolutions for Same Day Adoption” be presented to Council for consideration for immediate adoption today
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

140179
RESOLUTION - Establishing an additional priority for the Missouri General Assembly’s 2014 Legislative Session to allow the City and the Board of Police Commissioners to join together to provide health, dental and other employee insurance plans for their employees, and directing the City Clerk to notify members of the Kansas City delegation to the General Assembly, the Board of Police Commissioners, and the Missouri Municipal League.


Adopted

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

140118
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Main Street Corridor Land Use and Development Plan for an approximately 0.74 acre generally located at the northwest corner of E. 37th Street and Gillham Road from single family to medium density residential. (581-S-8)


Adopted

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

140139
RESOLUTION - Amending the Westport Land Use Plan for an approximately 0.74 acre site generally located at the northwest corner of E. 37th Street and Gillham Road from One/Two family Residential to  Multifamily Residential, Medium Density. (132-S-39)


Adopted

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

140144
RESOLUTION - Establishing a community advisory group for the private inflow and infiltration reduction program implemented consistent with the overflow control plan consent decree.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Wagner) 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 “Committee Advances” and that these ordinances be advanced for final reading and consideration at this time.
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

140121
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a Workers' Compensation benefit filed by Todd R. Park for injuries resulting from an accident on October 5, 2011, while employed by the City.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Reed) 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: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp
Nays: 0

140122
Adopting the Show Me Green Sales Tax Holiday for City sales taxes on Energy Star certified new appliances from April 19 through April 25, 2014 and directing the City Clerk to provide a certified copy of this ordinance to the Missouri Department of Revenue as notice of the City's election to participate in the sales tax holiday.


Passed

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

140134
(Sub.)
Approving the issuance by the City of Kansas City Missouri of its special obligation bonds in three series (collectively, the “Bonds”), one to finance the Downtown Streetcar Project in the aggregate principal amount not to exceed $71,500,000.00, one to finance certain City projects including capital improvements required under the Americans with Disabilities Act, traffic signals and an enterprise permitting system in the aggregate principal amount not to exceed $17,500,000.00 and one to refund a portion of bonds issued by The Industrial Development Authority of the City of Kansas City, Missouri to finance the Kansas City Downtown Redevelopment District in the aggregate principal amount not to exceed $35,500,000.00; approving and authorizing certain documents and actions relating to the issuance of the Bonds; establishing the 2014B Special Obligation Bond Fund; approving an enterprise permitting system contract with Tyler Technologies, Inc. in the amount of $5,831,239.00; estimating and appropriating revenues in the amount of $12,000,000.00 in Fund No. 3333, the 2014B Special Obligation Bond Fund; designating requisitioning authority and authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts; declaring the City’s intent to reimburse itself from bond proceeds; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

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

040158
(Sub.)
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 4 of the 1200 Main/South Loop Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Passed as Substituted

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

040159
(Sub.)
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 5 of the 1200 Main/South Loop Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Passed as Substituted

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

040160
(Sub.)
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 6 of the 1200 Main/South Loop Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Passed as Substituted

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

130922
Amending Section 88-517-02 of the Zoning and Development Code regarding development plan approvals to require that projects proposing to construct drive-through facilities within the Downtown Loop require approval of a development plan and conformance to Section 88-340.


Passed

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

140117
(Sub.)
Declaring an area generally bounded by Warwick Boulevard on the west, E. 37th Street on the south, and Gillham Road on the east to be a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law and approving the Urban Renewal Plan for the same, said plan to be known as the 36th and Gillham Urban Renewal Plan. (705-S)


Passed as Substituted

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

140119
Approving the Ellison/Knickerbocker Redevelopment Expansion Area General Development Plan for an area of approximately 5.86 acres generally located on the south side of Knickerbocker Place between Pennsylvania Avenue and Broadway Boulevard, at the southeast corner of West Armour Boulevard and Broadway Boulevard, on the north side of West Armour Boulevard between Broadway Boulevard and Central Street, and on the east side of Central Street and west side of Wyandotte Street 150 feet north of Armour Boulevard and declaring the area blighted and insanitary in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Planned Industrial Expansion Authority Law. (594-S-1).


Passed

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

140133
Authorizing the execution of a Financing Agreement among Kansas City, Missouri, the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, the Industrial Development Authority of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, Plaza Colonnade, LLC, and Commerce Bank.


Passed

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

140135
Declaring certain real property in the Southwest Quadrant of Beacon Hill Project surplus to the Citys needs; authorizing the Director of the General Services Department to convey these surplus parcels to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority; and further authorizing the execution of related documents.


Passed

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

140138
Approving and authorizing the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners to accept from the Wheeling, LLC. a 19.32 acre tract of land which will expand Frank Vaydik Park.


Passed

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

140140
Rezoning an approximately 0.74 acre site generally located at the northwest corner of E. 37th Street and Gillham Road from District R-1.5 to District UR and approving a development plan for a 23 unit multi-family residential building. (Case No. 14443-UR)


Passed

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

140142
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a $2,000,000.00 contract with Leath and Sons, Inc. for the Wastewater Collections Supplemental Work Force Contract – FY14.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp
Nays: 0

140137
Amending Section 2-1173, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Creditable service” to provide for the purchase of years of service in the employees’ retirement system by persons who worked in positions not eligible for retirement system membership but who, without a break in service, now are members of the system.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

140130
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to implement a Healthier Vending Policy for vending machines at City facilities.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

140115
Declaring certain real property in the Mount Prospect area of Beacon Hill surplus to the City’s needs; authorizing the Director of the General Services Department to convey these surplus parcels to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority; and further authorizing the execution of related documents.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Marcason (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: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp
Nays: 0

140154
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Wallace Hoverder v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 13-0906-CV-W-DGK.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140157
Authorizing contracts with the Calvary Community Outreach Network and Liberty Memorial Association d/b/a National World War I Museum in the total amount of $18,500.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund; and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $18,500.00.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140161
Repealing and reenacting Section 2-959, Chairperson; committees, for the purposes of allowing non-committee members to serve on subcommittees of the Mayor’s Committee for People with Disabilities and clarifying the responsibilities of the subcommittees.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140170
Levying taxes for Fiscal Year 2014-15 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, 2014; providing for the extension of such levies by the Director of Finance; and authorizing the collection by the Director of Finance.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140171
Pursuant to Section 68-582 of the Code of Ordinances, setting the rates for the trafficway maintenance tax, the park and boulevard maintenance tax, and the boulevards and parkways front foot assessment at $0.00 for Fiscal Year 2014-15.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140172
Amending Chapter 60, Code of Ordinances, entitled Sewers and Sewage Disposal by repealing Sections 60-2, 60-3, and 60-7, and 60-191 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which adjust sewer rates; and establishing an effective date.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140173
Amending Chapter 61, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Stormwater”, by repealing Section 61-4, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter; and establishing an effective date


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140174
Amending Chapter 78, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Water” by repealing Sections 78-4, 78-5, 78-6, 78-7, 78-8, 78-9, 78-10, 78-12, 78-14, 78-14.1, 78-15.1, 78-16, 78-17, 78-19, 78-20, 78-23, 78-24, 78-27, 78-28, 78-29, 78-30, 78-32, and 78-36 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter adjusting charges for water service; repealing Section 78-11; and establishing an effective date.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140175
Adopting the Annual Budget of the City for the Fiscal Year 2014-15; 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; and authorizing inter-fund loans.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140176
Accepting and approving a $69,184.05 contract amendment with the University of Kansas Hospital Authority to provide Medical Case Management Services in the Kansas City area; and declaring an emergency.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

140177
Accepting and approving an $88,330.00 contract amendment with Good Samaritan Project to provide Medical Case Management Services in the Kansas City area; and declaring an emergency.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

140178
Accepting and approving a $92,391.00 contract amendment with Truman Medical Center to provide Medical Case Management Services in the Kansas City area; and declaring an emergency.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

140181
Accepting and approving contract amendments with Kansas City CARE Clinic totaling $425,965.93 to provide Primary Care, Oral Health and Case Management Services in the Kansas City area; and declaring an emergency.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

140163
Approving the plat of The Woods of Somerset, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; accepting certain lands for park purposes forever, in accordance with Section 1004 of Article X of the Charter of Kansas City; 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. (SD0974D)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140164
Approving the plat of Kellybrook 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. (SD0965F)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140165
Vacating two portions of N.E. Soccer Drive between I-435 and Shoal Creek Parkway, Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1680-V)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140166
Vacating a portion of N.E. 108th Street west of N. Hardesty Avenue, Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1681-V)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140167
Approving the plat of KCI Auto Auction, Plat 3, an addition in Platte 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. (SD1290C)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140153
Stating City Council support for improvements to the Route 45 and I-29 interchange; and directing the City Manager to work with the Missouri Department of Transportation to prepare applications for the MoDOT Partnership Development Cost Share Program.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140159
Authorizing a Second Amendment to a contract with ARCADIS, U.S., Inc. for approximately $29,000.00 for professional claims evaluation services for the North Oak Trafficway Phase II project; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140160
Authorizing an increase in the contingency of a contract with Hoy Excavating, LLC in the amount of $43,000.00 for the N.W. 72nd Street project; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140180
Reducing an appropriation in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $220,000.00; appropriating that amount to the Green Hills – NW 78th to Barry project account in the Capital Improvements Fund; and authorizing an Amendment No. 1 for approximately $272,000.00 with Walter P Moore, Inc.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Johnson Move To Introduce
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140182
Directing the City Manager to cause specific projects to be submitted to the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) as applications for FY 2017 & 2018 Surface Transportation Program (STP), FY 2015-2018 Congestion Mitigation/Air Quality Program (CMAQ) and FY 2014-2018 Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) funding.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
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