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Last Published: 4/19/2013 1:55:53 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, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Excused:1 - MICHAEL BROOKS
 

130307
RESOLUTION - Declaring April 20, 2013, as "TROOST RISING! Day" to be celebrated at the 9th Annual Troost Avenue Festival.


Adopted

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

130310
RESOLUTION - Recognizing Boone Elementary school for receiving the National Center for Urban School Transformation’s Silver Award for national excellence.


Adopted

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

130316
RESOLUTION - Expressing deep sympathy and condolences to the victims of the bombings at the Boston Marathon.


Adopted

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

130313
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulation Numbers 61730 Through 61735


Received And Filed

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

130317
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATION E41578


Received And Filed

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

130318
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATION E41579


Received And Filed

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

130319
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the various election authorities regarding the certification of election results from the April 2, 2013 Special Election.


Received And Filed

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

130320
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council from the City Clerk certifying the election results from the various election authorities regarding the April 2, 2013 Special Election.


Received And Filed

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

130243
RESOLUTION - Authorizing the City Manager to execute a memorandum of understanding with North Kansas City regarding a northern expansion of the streetcar system.


Passed

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

130271
Authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a contract with BKD, LLP, to perform the annual independent audit of the City’s books and records for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2013, and to perform other audit services as requested; and further authorizing the Director of Finance to pay up to $617,400.00 in consideration for said audit and audit related services.


Passed

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

130269
Authorizing acceptance of a grant from Safe Kids Metro KC; estimating revenue in the amount of $26,100.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount to the Pedestrian Safety Improvements account; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

130261
Approving contracts with various agencies in the total amount of $782,900.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130262
Appropriating $52,130.00 from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund and approving contracts with various agencies in the total amount of $885,100.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund.


Passed

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

130255
Authorizing the acceptance and approval of a one-year $300,000.00 grant award agreement with the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City for the Aim4Peace program.


Passed

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

130257
Accepting and approving a one-year grant award in the amount of $1,581,153.00 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, to provide funding for Ryan White Part A and Minority AIDS Initiative services


Passed

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

130265
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a ten (10) year contract with Missouri Organic Recycling, Inc. for the management of the leaves and brush drop-off sites and authorizing the Director of Public Works to exercise up to five (5) one-year renewals of the contract, for a possible total of 15 years.


Passed

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

130260
Approving the plat of Staley Meadows Fourth 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; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute and/or accept certain agreements and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1083E)


Passed

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

130276
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 70, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Traffic and Vehicles”, by repealing Sections 70-856 – 70-857, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which enact primary seatbelt ordinances.


Councilmember Sharp Move to Amend

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


Passed as Substituted and Amended

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

130264
Authorizing an agreement with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority to provide regular transit services and Share-A-Fare transportation for elderly and disabled residents of Kansas City; and authorizing the expenditure of approximately $46,500,000.00.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason 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 “Scheduled Committee Advances” and that these ordinances be advanced for final reading and consideration at this time.
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130290
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a second amendment to a contract with Bridging The Gap to enlarge the term and increase the total amount of the contract up to $847,500.00, all to further the EnergyWorks KC program.


Passed

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

130305
Approving the Fourth Amended Universal Floodwater Detention Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Passed

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

130301
Accepting and approving an amended $455,000.00 grant award agreement with the Missouri University of Science and Technology; estimating additional revenue in the amount of $125,000.00 in the Fleet Services Fund; appropriating $325,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Fleet Services Fund; and authorizing the Director of General Services to execute all contracts necessary to implement the grant requirements and to expend $455,000.00.


Passed

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

130300
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of the Convention and Entertainment Facilities Department to enter into a two year agreement with the Kansas City Convention and Visitors Association (CVA) of Greater Kansas City, Inc., to provide services for the promotion of conventions and tourism business in the City for Fiscal Year 2013-14 and Fiscal Year 2014-15 with a one-year option to renew with City Council approval based upon CVA’s ability to meet performance measures.


Passed as Substituted

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

130292
Increasing revenue and appropriating funds in the amount of $160,000.00 for the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Child and Adult Food Program account in the General Fund; authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into contract amendments for the program; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

130293
Amending the 2012 One Year Action Plan; authorizing submission of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to amend the City’s contract with Jazz District Redevelopment Corporation in an amount not to exceed $423,982.00 for the Highland Place Apartment Project; appropriating $125,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance in the Section 108 Loan Fund and $298,982.00 from the HOME Investment Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130303
Authorizing a First Amendment to the Cooperative Agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission for the construction of N.W. 88th Street.


Passed

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

130294
Approving Amendment No. 1 with Mid America Assistance Coalition for the first renewal of the Low Income Assistance Program project; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend approximately $300,000.00 for the Amendment; and authorizing approval of two additional one-year renewal options without further Council approval.


Passed

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

130295
Authorizing a $2,400,000.00 contract with CH2M Hill for the Neighborhood Sewer Rehabilitation – Middle Blue River project.


Passed

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

130296
Authorizing an approximately $1,550,000.00 contract with CDM Smith for the Turkey Creek Wastewater Pump Station modifications project.


Passed

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

130304
Estimating revenue and appropriating $1,363,767.56 in the ARRA Stimulus Fund; authorizing a contract with Mark One Electric Company for Green Impact Zone Traffic Signals Phase 2; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Circo 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, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130278
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Revising the City’s financial policy regarding the established condition level for its roadway system, as accounted for using the modified approach in the City’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and requiring an evaluation of the current condition level rating system.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

130288
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a third amendment of a contract with the Metropolitan Energy Center to enlarge the term and increase the total amount of the contract up to $2,545,000.00, all to further the EnergyWorks KC program.


Add to Consent Docket

130289
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a third amendment of a contract with the Mid America Regional Council extending the term and time of performance, all to further the EnergyWorks KC program.


Add to Consent Docket

130136
(Sub.)
Amending Sections 88-580-01-A and 88-580-01-B of the Zoning and Development Code regarding Historic Designation application filings, stays of permits and notice requirements.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

130297
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Adopting a policy for the use of sale-leaseback contracts for the purpose of attracting new and retaining existing jobs in Kansas City, Missouri.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted
 
 Councilmember Circo 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, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130308
Approving the petition to amend the petition to establish the Brookside Community Improvement District; establishing the amended Brookside Community Improvement District generally located on either side of 63rd Street between Wornall Road on the west and Main Street on the east in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to report the amendment of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130311
RESOLUTION - Amending the South Development Area Plan, on an approximately 3.8 acre tract of land generally located at the northwest corner of E. 105th Street and Holmes Road, by changing the recommended land use from residential to office. (371-S-23)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130312
Rezoning a 3.8 acre tract of land generally located at the northwest corner of E. 105th Street and Holmes Road from District R-0.5 to District O-5. (8623-P-22)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130314
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into contracts up to $4,131,500.00 with various organizations to provide public facility, housing, economic development, homeless, youth, senior, and social services from Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnership and Emergency Solutions Grant funding approved in the 2013 One-Year Action Plan and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130309
Amending Article VII of Chapter 50, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 50-238, Curfew for persons under 18 years of age in entertainment districts, and enacting in lieu thereof a new Section 50-238 to change the curfew for persons under 18 years of age in the entertainment districts from a summer curfew to a year long curfew.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

130315
Amending Chapter 76, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 76-32 and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter, and adopting Section 76-46.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130321
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to provide mandatory training for all individuals appointed to the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund Committee and develop an avenue for feedback and appeal process for applicants that failed to get their requested level of funding from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund.


Councilmember Reed Move To Introduce



Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

130322
Vacating the east-west alley north of Beacon Hill Lane from the west line of the north-south alley next east of Troost Avenue west to its terminus; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents.


Councilmember Reed Move To Introduce



Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130323
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Greater Downtown Area Plan for approximately two (2) acres generally located at the southeast corner of E 24th Street and Troost Avenue by changing the recommended land use from residential medium to downtown residential. (675-S-2)


Councilmember Reed Move To Introduce



Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130324
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan in District URD on approximately 94 acres generally bounded by 22nd Street on the north, Bruce R. Watkins Drive and The Paseo on the east, 27th Street and approximately 100 feet south of 27th Street at Troost Avenue on the south, and Troost Avenue and approximately 150 feet west of Troost Avenue at 27th Street on the west to allow for a student housing development. (12708-URD-2)


Councilmember Reed Move To Introduce



Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
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