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Last Published: 12/19/2013 5:31:32 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:11 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, MICHAEL BROOKS, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Out:1 - RUSS JOHNSON
 

130962
RESOLUTION - Honoring Joseph Ricks on his retirement after 40 years of dedicated service to the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

130963
RESOLUTION - Honoring Major Rosilyn D. Allen on her retirement from the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department after 30 years of dedicated service.


Adopted

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

130964
RESOLUTION - Honoring Mickey Dean on his retirement from the City of Kansas City, Missouri after 20 years of dedicated service.


Adopted

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

130968
RESOLUTION - Honoring Kristin Danner as a Rich Noll Pacesetter for December, 2013.


Adopted

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

130969
RESOLUTION - Honoring Betty Wilckens on the occasion of her retirement.


Adopted

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

130970
RESOLUTION - Honoring Lowell Gard, City Prosecutor, on his retirement.


Adopted

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

130976
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the perfect score achieved by the City of Kansas City, Missouri on the Municipal Equality Index.


Adopted

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

130978
RESOLUTION - Recognizing Bob Chien for receiving the Honorable Citizen Recognition from the City of Xi’an, China.


Adopted

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

130965
COMMUNICATION - December 2013 - Accepting various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

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

130966
COMMUNICATION - December 2013 - Accepting various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

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

130967
COMMUNICATION - December 2013 - Accepting various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

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

130973
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from the Kansas City Board of Elections Authority regarding the certification results of an insufficient amount of signatures for the petition entitled: Initiative Petition to Enact Restrictions on Demolishing, Replacing and Constructing Passenger Terminals in City-Controlled Airports.


Received And Filed

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

130975
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from the City Clerk to the Mayor and Council regarding the results of the petition entitled; Initiative Petition to Enact Restrictions on Demolishing, Replacing and Constructing Passenger Terminals in City-Controlled Airports. The results for the petitions were insufficient.


Received And Filed

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

130956
RESOLUTION - Expressing the support of the Mayor and City Council for the use of electronic payment methods for City employees and vendors.


Passed

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

130931
Authorizing a one-year land lease with Transport Partners and Logistics, LLC, at KCI; and estimating revenue.


Passed

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

130937
Amending Chapters 2, 34, 48, 56, 60, 62, 64 and 78, Code of Ordinances, to establish uniform provisions on interest, penalties, installment payments, default and liens for special assessments; and establishing an effective date.


Passed

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

130957
RESOLUTION - Establishing a Sister City relationship with the city of Yan’an, Shaanxi, China, and authorizing the Mayor to take all appropriate measures necessary for the implementation of the relationship.


Adopted

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

130929
(Sub.)
Declaring an area generally bounded by Gladstone Boulevard, Norledge Avenue and Independence Avenue on the north; N. Wheeling Avenue, Belmont Boulevard and N. Chouteau Trafficway on the east; Wilson Avenue, the Kansas City Terminal Railway tracks and I-70 on the south; and Benton Boulevard, Jackson Avenue and Elmwood Avenue on the west 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 Indian Mound-Lykins Urban Renewal Plan. (703-S)


Passed as Substituted

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

130939
Approving a development plan in District DX-15 on approximately a 1.2 acre tract of land, generally located north of 16th Street between Main Street and Baltimore Avenue. (14423-P)


Passed

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

130935
Authorizing a terminal lease agreement with ExpressJet Airlines, Inc. at KCI.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130936
Authorizing a terminal lease agreement with Republic Airlines, Inc. at KCI.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Reed) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130952
Approving and authorizing execution of a contract in the amount of $148,463.00 with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority for the City to provide the Authority certain litigation services during the period from January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014.


Passed

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

130945
Authorizing traffic signal modifications; estimating revenue in the amount of $360,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount to the traffic signal interconnect along Truman between Charlotte and Winchester account; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

130948
Authorizing a $430,000.00 contract with Burns and McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc. for the Water Main Replacement in the Area of McGee to Chestnut, 65th Street to 89th Street project.


Passed

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

130949
Authorizing a $413,000.00 contract with Black and Veatch Corporation for the Water Main Replacement in the Area of N. Oak Trafficway to N. Mersington Avenue, N.E. 39th Terrace to N.E. Englewood Road project.


Passed

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

130947
Accepting and approving a three-year $1,271,319.00 grant award agreement from the U.S. Department of Justice, to provide funding through the Aim4Peace Program which supports initiatives with proven multi-disciplinary, community-based strategies to reduce violence; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

130907
(Sub.)
Approving an amendment to an approved development plan in District M 2-3 on approximately 158.21 acres generally located at the southwest corner of N. Congress Avenue and N.W. 108th Street to allow for a temporary access road to become a private drive and to depict an office/warehouse building on Lot 2. (13886-P-6)


Passed as Substituted

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

130946
Amending Chapter 34, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 34-361, 34-362, 34-364, 34-367, 34-369, 34-378 and 34-379 relating to the Prehospital Emergency Medical Services System and enacting in lieu thereof seven new sections of like number relating to the same subject matter.


Passed as Amended

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

130953
(Sub.)
Authorizing an amendment to a contract with Helix Architecture + Design for approximately $2,300,000.00 for the Kansas City Police Department East Patrol Campus Project; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Circo (Second by Reed) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130972
Cancelling the City Council standing committee meetings and legislative and business sessions for the weeks of February 10, 2014; March 10, 2014; June 30, 2014; August 4, 2014; November 17, 2014; December 22, 2014; and December 29, 2014; and changing the meeting dates for the week of November 24, 2014.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130984
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to evaluate and report back regarding the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130977
RESOLUTION - Approving the 2014 One Year Action Plan (“Plan”) in accordance with the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, as amended.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

130979
Accepting and approving a one-year $69,880.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services to conduct tuberculosis control activities in Kansas City, Missouri.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

130980
Accepting and approving a one-year $327,292.00 grant award from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development under the SHELTER PLUS CARE program and authorizing the Director of Health to enter into a one-year $327,292.00 contract with SAVE, Inc.to provide housing assistance for homeless men, women and children in the Kansas City area.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

130981
Amending the 2008 One Year Action Plan and authorizing submittal of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Community Development for its consideration in order to permit a new activity to be funded and amend the budget for the Neighborhood Stabilization Program-1; appropriating $196,936.21 in the Neighborhood Stabilization Program Fund; authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to execute a contract with the Ivanhoe Neighborhood Council in an amount not to exceed $912,000.00 for costs associated with Ivanhoe 39th Street Gateway Project- Phase I; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

130971
Approving the plat of Tiffany Woods at Rose Creek – Third Plat, 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. (SD1068G)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130974
Changing the name of N.W. Prairie View Road from the intersection of N.W. Tiffany Springs Parkway and N.W. Prairie View Road to the intersection of N. Congress Avenue and N.W. Prairie View Road to N. Congress Avenue in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130982
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan in District UR on approximately a 79.55 acre tract of land generally bounded by Front Street, Century Avenue, Interstate 435 and the Rock Island and Milwaukee Railroad right of way. (10343-UR-10)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130983
Establishing the Urban Agricultural Zone Advisory Commission for the purposes of advising the City in establishing policies for urban agricultural zones.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
 Councilmember Glover Move To Introduce

130985
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to develop a plan of financing to support the redevelopment of the Newburn Building.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
 Councilmember Ford (Second by Brooks) Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130986
Amending Chapter 74, Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new Section 74-61 for the purpose of authorizing alternates to serve on the Tax Increment Financing Commission in the capacity of city representatives; and approving the Mayoral appointments of alternate city representatives to the Commission.


Councilmember Ford (Second by Brooks) Move to Advance

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


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Reed Move To Introduce

130987
Amending the 2013 Action Plan and authorizing submittal of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Community Development for its consideration to permit a new activity to be funded and amend the budget for the further development of the Beacon Hill project; and authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to execute a contract with the Entrepreneurs Enterprises, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $250,000.00 for costs associated with acquisition and rehabilitation of the historic Victorian house located at 2437 Tracy.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities
 
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