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Last Published: 6/4/2005 11:52:20 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - EMANUEL ZCLEAVER(OLD)
Present:9 - ED FORD, JIM GLOVER, MARY WILLIAMS-NEAL, EVERT ASJES, AGGIE STACKHAUS, KEN BACCHUS, KELVIN SIMMONS, GEORGE BLACKWOOD, JUDITH SWOPE
Excused:2 - TERESA LOAR, PAUL DANAHER
 

990374
RESOLUTION - Honoring Mary Edith Lillis for her valued services to the citizens of Kansas City, Missouri, through her work in the Parks and Recreation Department.


Adopted

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

990392
RESOLUTION - Welcoming the National Association of Basketball Coaches to Kansas City.


Adopted

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

990393
RESOLUTION - Welcoming the National Society of Black Engineers 25th Annual Convention and Career Fair to Kansas City.


Adopted

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

990397
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from the Director of Public Works regarding Emergency Traffic Regulation Nos. E-21559 through E-21561.


Received And Filed

990342
RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Director of City Development to offer for sale the building at 2531 Prospect including vacant lots at 2535-37 Prospect and as a separate parcel the vacant lots at 2541-43 Prospect.


Adopted

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

990289
Authorizing an amended agreement with St. Luke´s Shawnee Mission Medical Group to renew, for one year, the current wellness program for members of the Fire Department.


Passed

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

990290
Accepting and approving a one year $541,612.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health to provide funding for a sexually transmitted disease control program and reducing revenue and appropriation accounts in the amount of $39,113.00.


Passed

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

990291
Authorizing a one year $76,376.00 contract with the Full Employment Council, Inc., to provide lead abatement supervisor training services.


Passed

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

990277
RESOLUTION - Providing the Director of Finance authorization to accept the proposal of Carlyle Capital Markets, Inc. to refinance a current lease on the Parks and Recreation Building ("Real Estate") under an existing Real Estate Master Lease Purchase Agreement and authorizing the Director of Finance to proceed with the development of financing in the approximate principal amount not to exceed $1,600,000 to refinance the Real Estate lease.


Adopted

Ayes: 9 - Ford, Glover, Williams-Neal, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0
 
 Held On Docket - March 11, 1999

981453
(Sub.)
Approving a Community Unit Project on an approximately 13.19 acre tract of land generally located on the east side of N. Gower Drive, north of N.W. 66th Terrace. (12197-CUP-1)

990067
(Sub.)
Approving the preliminary plat of Ben-Cal Estates on approximately a 7.6 acre tract of land generally located on the east side of Troost Avenue at 86th Terrace. (SD 0852)


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Ford, Glover, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0
 
 Held On Docket - March 11, 1999

990104
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0192, rezoning an area of approximately 9.98 acres generally located between N. Main Street and N. Oak Trafficway at N.E. 113th Street from District R-1a (One-Family Dwellings) to District R-1b (One-Family Dwellings). (12076-P)

990135
Approving the Urban Renewal Plan, to be known as the Little Sisters of the Poor Urban Renewal Plan, for the area generally bounded by Woodland Avenue on the east, 54th Street on the south, Highland Avenue on the west and 53rd Street on the north in accordance with the Missouri Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law.


Passed

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

990137
RESOLUTION - Amending the South Central Area Plan by amending the Proposed Land Use Plan and Map in an area generally bounded by Woodland Avenue on the east, 54th Street on the south, Highland Avenue on the west and 53rd Street on the north by changing the recommended land uses from "public/semi public uses" to "low-density residential uses".


Adopted

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

990138
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District CP-2 (Local Planned Business Center) on approximately a 7 acre tract of land generally located at 5406 N.E. Oakridge Road. (5089-CP-9)


Passed

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

990140
RESOLUTION - Amending the Line Creek Valley Area Plan by amending the Proposed Land Use Plan and Map in an area of approximately 11.87 acres generally located on the north side of N.W. 68th Street at N. Edison Avenue (extended) by changing the recommended land uses from "retail commercial uses" to "low density residential uses".


Adopted

Ayes: 8 - Ford, Glover, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Bacchus, Simmons, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 1 - Stackhaus

990141
Approving a Community Unit Project on an approximately 11.87 acre tract of land generally located on the north side of N.W. 68th Street at N. Edison Avenue (extended). (12252-CUP-1)


Passed

Ayes: 8 - Ford, Glover, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Bacchus, Simmons, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 1 - Stackhaus

990248
Reducing the appropriation by the sum of $35,000.00 in the PIAC Projects-LUT/CD4 account of the General Fund; appropriating it to the Historic Survey- 49/63 Neighborhood-LUT account of the General Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

990279
Vacating the east-west alley next south of 31st Street from the west line of Holmes Street to the east line of the north-south alley next west of Holmes Street, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri. (1306-V)


Passed

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

990317
RESOLUTION - Endorsing the application of Steel Manufacturing & Warehouse Co. of Kansas City to the Missouri Department of Economic Development, Brownfields Redevelopment Program, for state remediation tax credits pursuant to Section 447.708 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri.


Adopted

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

990322
RESOLUTION - Declaring the area generally located at 5110 Ararat Drive to be a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority Law.


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
for reading of ordinances on three separate days for ordinances 990325, 990326, 990328, 990329 (sub), 990356, 990358, 990367, 990293, 990297, 990298, 990333, 990336, 990337, 990343, 990344, 990345, 990346, 990347, 990359 (sub, 990156, 990157, 990158, 990159, 990160 (sub), 990161 (sub), 990163 (sub) and that these ordinances be advanced for final consideration at this time.
Ayes: 10 - Ford, Glover, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0


Adopted

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

990325
Appropriating the sum of $14,720.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund to the City Market account in the General Fund.


Passed

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

990326
Estimating revenue in the amount of $472,586.10 in the Ilus W. Davis Park Revenues account and appropriating it to the Ilus W. Davis Park account in the General Fund.


Passed

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

990328
Authorizing the Commissioner of Purchases and Supplies to execute a cooperative agreement with the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas for the purpose of jointly accepting sealed bids and awarding term supply contracts for 1999 model year vehicles and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices.


Passed

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

990329
(Sub.)
Authorizing a one year contract, with two one-year options, including a master lease financing agreement, with Inacom Information Systems for a City-wide Personal Computer Lifecycle Program; and authorizing the Director of Information Technology to expend $1,820,042.00 from Account No. 00-711-018-3000.


Passed as Substituted

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

990356
Reducing funds in the General Fund in the amount of $236,000.00 from the Contingent Appropriation; appropriating it to various accounts in the General Fund for the City´s April 6, 1999, special election; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

990358
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Steven Bump v. City of Kansas City, Missouri , Case No. 97-1571-CV-W-1; appropriating $450,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Cumulative Claim Reserve Fund to Account No. 99-701-013-1521-B; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

990367
Reducing the appropriation by the sum of $65,000.00 in the PIAC Projects-LUT/CD4 account of the General Fund; appropriating it to the Main Street Corridor Plan-LUT account of the General Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

990293
Giving permission to Ron Berg, to construct and maintain an exit door swing in the public right-of-way (alley to east) for the building at 1523 Grand Boulevard; assessing an encroachment fee of $90.00; and estimating $90.00 in revenue.


Passed

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

990297
Authorizing a $99,500.00 agreement with Black & Veatch for Contract No. 7350 design of small main replacements within the distribution system bounded by the Clay County Plate No. 30; and authorizing expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $109,450.00.


Passed

Ayes: 8 - Ford, Glover, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

990298
Authorizing a $99,995.00 agreement with Burns & McDonnell Engineering Co. for Contract No. 654 completion of the Brookside Area drainage and sanitary sewer study; authorizing expenditure of previously appropriated funds therefor; and appropriating $250.00 to the Youth Employment Fund.


Passed

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

990333
Repealing Section 1 of Ordinance No. 971277, passed October 2, 1997; authorizing a Concession Agreement with Travelex, Inc., enacting a new section authorizing a Concession Agreement with Tele-Trip Company, Inc.; and authorizing Amendment No. 1 to the Concession Agreement for the addition of automated teller machines at Kansas City International Airport.


Passed

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

990336
Authorizing a $10,372.20 Supplemental Federal Aid STP-Urban Program Agreement with the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission for fracture critical bridge inspections and authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $10,372.20 in previously appropriated funds for the project.


Passed

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

990337
Authorizing an $11,000.00 increase in the authorized expenditure on Contract No. 970746 with Industrial Excavating and Equipment, Inc., for storm sewer improvements in the vicinity of Chestnut Trafficway.


Passed

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

990343
Repealing Ordinance No. 990032, passed January 28, 1999; consenting to the rate of front foot special assessment to be levied by the Union Hill Special Business District; consenting to the proposed uses of the revenues produced therefrom; estimating revenue in the amount of $24,165.13 in the Special Business District Fund; appropriating $24,165.13 to various accounts in the Union Hill Special Business District Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

990344
Accepting various deeds conveying land to the City for public use purposes for the Jazz Hall of Fame generally located at 18th and Vine Streets and directing the City Clerk to file same.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Ford, Glover, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

990345
Approving the plat of Anne´s Lofts Condominium, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways.


Passed

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

990346
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Savoy Hotel Tax Increment Financing Redevelopment Plan; approving the Savoy Hotel Tax Increment Financing Redevelopment Plan; and designating a Redevelopment Area.


Passed

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

990347
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project A of the Savoy Hotel Tax Increment Financing Redevelopment Plan, as a Redevelopment Project, and adopting tax increment financing therein.


Passed

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

990359
(Sub.)
Authorizing acceptance and execution of a Section 108 Loan Guarantee and an Amended Economic Development Initiative Grant in the amount of $14,200,000.00 for the 18th & Vine Economic Loan Fund and Cultural Facilities Project and all necessary documents; estimating revenue in the amount of $7,100,000.00 in the Section 108 Loan Fund and appropriating it to the 18th & Vine Economic Development Loan Fund and Cultural Facilities account; estimating revenue in the amount of $7,100,000.00 in the Economic Development Initiative Fund and appropriating it to the 18th & Vine Economic Development Loan Fund and Cultural Facilities account; authorizing execution of a $14,200,000.00 development agreement with the Housing and Economic Development Financial Corporation and the Jazz District Renaissance Corporation for the 18th & Vine Economic Loan Fund and Cultural Facilities Project; and designating requisitioning authority.


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
for reading of ordinances on three separate days for ordinances on second reading found on pages9-15 and that these ordinances be listed next week for third reading.
Ayes: 10 - Ford, Glover, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 8 - Ford, Glover, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

990235
(Sub.)
Adopting the Annual Budget of the City for the Fiscal Year 1999 estimating the revenues for said fiscal year; appropriating for the purposes stated the sums set forth in said Budget; designating requisitioning authorities; authorizing reappropriation of certain accounts as of April 30, 1999; directing the Director of Finance and the Commissioner of Accounts to make necessary entries upon the records to show the appropriations and allocations herein provided for; authorizing inter-fund loans; and recognizing this to be an emergency measure.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990236
Levying taxes for the Fiscal Year 1999-2000 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, 1999; providing for the extension of such levies by the Commissioner of Accounts; and authorizing the collection thereof by the City Treasurer.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990237
Levying a maintenance tax for the Fiscal Year 1999-2000 upon all real estate, exclusive of the improvements thereon, not exempt by law from general taxation, in the East Park District in Kansas City, Missouri, for the purpose of maintaining, adorning, constructing, repairing and otherwise improving the parks, parkways, boulevards, roads and grounds located in the East Park District, and providing for the manner of payment and collecting of said special assessment, pursuant to Section 60 of Article III of the Charter of Kansas City.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990238
Levying a maintenance tax for the Fiscal Year 1999-2000 upon all real estate, exclusive of the improvements thereon, not exempt by law from general taxation, in the West Park District in Kansas City, Missouri, for the purpose of maintaining, adorning, constructing, repairing and otherwise improving the parks, parkways, boulevards, roads and grounds located in the West Park District, and providing for the manner of payment and collecting of said special assessment, pursuant to Section 60 of Article III of the Charter of Kansas City.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990239
Levying a special assessment on the lots, tracts, and parcels of land in the East Park District of Kansas City, Missouri, abutting on certain boulevards, parkways, roads, streets, avenues and highways in the East Park District under the control and management of the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners for the Fiscal Year 1999-2000 for the purpose of maintaining, repairing, and otherwise improving the boulevards, parkways, roads, streets, avenues and highways in the East Park District.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990240
Levying a special assessment on the lots, tracts, and parcels of land in the West Park District of Kansas City, Missouri, abutting on certain boulevards, parkways, roads, streets, avenues and highways in the West Park District under the control and management of the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners for the Fiscal Year 1999-2000 for the purpose of maintaining, repairing, and otherwise improving the boulevards, parkways, roads, streets, avenues and highways in the West Park District.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990241
Levying a special assessment for the Fiscal Year 1999-2000 upon all real estate, exclusive of the improvements thereon, not exempt by law from general taxation in the East Trafficway District in Kansas City, Missouri, for the purpose of maintaining, improving and repairing the trafficways located in said East Trafficway District, and providing for the manner of payment and collecting of said special assessment, in pursuance of Section 60 of Article III and Section 356 of Article X of the Charter of Kansas City.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990242
Levying a special assessment for the Fiscal Year 1999-2000 upon all real estate, exclusive of the improvements thereon, not exempt by law from general taxation in the North Trafficway District in Kansas City, Missouri, for the purpose of maintaining, improving and repairing the trafficways located in said North Trafficway District, and providing for the manner of payment and collecting of said special assessment, in pursuance of Section 60 of Article III and Section 356 of Article X of the Charter of Kansas City.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990243
Levying a special assessment for the Fiscal Year 1999-2000 upon all real estate, exclusive of the improvements thereon, not exempt by law from general taxation in the West Trafficway District in Kansas City, Missouri, for the purpose of maintaining, improving and repairing the trafficways located in said West Trafficway District, and providing for the manner of payment and collecting of said special assessment, in pursuance of Section 60 of Article III and Section 356 of Article X of the Charter of Kansas City.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990244
(Sub.)
Amending Article I, Section 78 of the Code of Ordinances of Kansas City entitled "Water" by repealing Sections 78-6, 78-8, 78-10, 78-13, 78-14, 78-15, 78-15.1, 78-16, 78-27, 78-28 and 78-31; and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter adjusting charges for water service.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990245
Amending Chapter 60 of the Code of Ordinances of Kansas City, Missouri, entitled "Sewers and Sewage Disposal" by repealing Article I, Sections 60-2 and 60-3 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990246
(Sub.)
Amending Article VIII of the Administrative Code of Kansas City, Missouri, relating to the Classification and Compensation Plan, by repealing Sections 2-1075, 2-1076, 2-1077, 2-1078, 2-1079, 2-1080, and 2-1081, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like numbers, relating to the same general subject matter; and providing for employee salary increases.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990302
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 60 of the Code of Ordinances of Kansas City, Missouri, entitled "Sewers and Sewer Disposal" by repealing Article V, Section 60-303 "Collection and amount of stormwater fees", and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number establishing policy, procedures and charges for the stormwater fee; establishing an effective date of May 1, 1999; amending the Code of Ordinances of Kansas City, Missouri by repealing Section 60-302, Section 60-303 as enacted herein, and Sections 63-2 and 63-3 as enacted in Ordinance No. 981135 (3rd Committee Substitute) and enacting in lieu thereof, as part of a new Chapter 63, entitled "Storm Water Management", a new Section 63-2 of like subject matter and a new Section 63-3 of like subject matter as Section 63-303 as enacted herein; and establishing an effective date of June 1, 1999.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990305
RESOLUTION - Establishing a special committee of the Council to develop for consideration of the Council a "job description" for the position of Council member, to include at least the role of the Council and a Council member in conducting oversight of City operations, providing appropriate constituent services, and enacting legislation.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990306
Amending Section 2-48, Code of Ordinances, to be entitled "Mayor pro tempore," to include within the responsibilities of the mayor pro tempore serving as the ethical advisor to other council members.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990307
Amending Section 2-1012.5, Code of Ordinances, to include within the orientation received by persons elected to the Council or as Mayor, information on the ordinance process and information on their rights and responsibilities as elected officials.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990308
Enacting a new Section 2-85, Code of Ordinances, entitled "Ethics training" requiring the City Manager to assure the City´s code of ethics is widely publicized, that annual ethics training will be made available to all City employees, contract employees, elected officials, and appointed members of boards and commissions.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990309
RESOLUTION - Establishing a special committee of the Council to study the desirability of local regulations of persons lobbying the Mayor and members of the City Council.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990310
Enacting a new Section 2-1021, Code of Ordinances, entitled "Municipal Hotline" requiring the City Manager to establish a "hotline" for the purpose of receiving reports from any person of alleged inappropriate and unlawful conduct of elected officials, members of appointed boards and commissions, contract employees, employees of the City, and those doing business with the City.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990311
Enacting a new Section 2-1110.5, Code of Ordinances, entitled "Whistleblower protection." prohibiting disciplinary action against any City employee and prohibiting the refusal to hire an applicant for City employment who would otherwise be hired but for properly reporting alleged violations of any law, rule, or regulation; mismanagement, a gross waste of funds, or an abuse of authority, or a substantial or specific danger to public health or safety.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990312
RESOLUTION - Requesting the Municipal Officials Ethics Commission to review its powers and authority to investigate alleged unethical or inappropriate behavior by the Mayor, members of the Council, and senior officials of the City within its jurisdiction; and to recommend to the Mayor and Council any new legislation or Charter amendments necessary for the Commission to effectively perform its duties.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990295
Authorizing the Mayor and the Director of Public Works to execute Document No. 990040 an official drawing package locating the Missouri-Kansas state line in relation to State Line Road between Kansas City, Missouri and Leawood, Kansas.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990296
Approving Traffic Regulation Nos. 53795 through 53863, 53865, 53866, 53868 and 53869.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990332
Authorizing a Cooperative Agreement for Sewer Service between Kansas City, Missouri and the City of Weatherby Lake, Missouri for a twenty-year term; and directing the City Clerk to record same.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990335
Appropriating the sum of $150,000.00 for the purchase of large valves for use in construction of the Jackson-Cass Water Main Transmission System project.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990339
Approving Traffic Regulation Nos. 53870 through 53931 and 53933.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990340
Authorizing expenditure of an additional $55,000.00 in connection with the City´s annual contract with Montgomery KONE, Inc., for maintenance and repair of elevators and escalators at various City-owned facilities and approving the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $55,000.00 therefor.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990341
Authorizing expenditure of an additional $500,000.00 in connection with the City´s annual contract with Lippert Mechanical Service Corp., for maintenance and repair of heating, ventilating and air conditioning equipment at various City-owned facilities and approving the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $500,000.00 therefor.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990134
Approving the preliminary plat of Bennington Court on approximately a 13.3 acre tract of land generally located on the west side of N. Bennington Avenue at N.E. 44th Terrace. (SD 0742B)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990157
RESOLUTION - Amending the Shoal Creek Valley Area Plan by amending the Proposed Land Use Plan and Map for an approximately 16.5 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of N.E. 108th Street and N. Eastern Avenue by changing the recommended land use designation from "residential uses" to "retail uses".


Re-Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
Councilmember Bacchus moved to re-refer this resolution. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Ford.
Ayes: 9 - Ford, Glover, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

990158
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0196, rezoning an area of approximately 16.51 acres generally located at the southeast corner of N.E. 108th Street and N. Eastern Avenue (proposed) from District R-1aa (One-Family Dwellings) to District CP-2 (Local Planned Business Center), and approving a preliminary plan for the same. (10988-CP-3)


Re-Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
Councilmember Bacchus moved to re-refer this ordinance. the motion was seconded by Councilmember Ford.
Ayes: 9 - Ford, Glover, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

990159
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0194, rezoning an area of approximately 460.27 acres generally located on the east and west sides of N. Eastern Avenue (proposed), south of N.W. 108th Street, from District R-1aa (One-Family Dwellings) to District R-1a (One-Family Dwellings). (10988-P-2)


Re-Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
Councilmember Bacchus moved to re-refer this ordinance to committee. The motion was seconded by COuncilmember Williams-Neal.
Ayes: 10 - Ford, Glover, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

990160
(Sub.)
Approving a Community Unit Project on an approximately 148.19 acre tract of land generally located on the east side of N. Eastern Avenue (proposed), approximately 2600 feet south of N.E. 108th Street. (12122-CUP)


Re-Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
Councilmember Bacchus moved to re-refer this ordinance. the motion was seconded by Councilmember Stackhaus.
Ayes: 10 - Ford, Glover, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

990161
(Sub.)
Approving a Community Unit Project on an approximately 120.76 acre tract of land generally located on the west side of N. Eastern Avenue (proposed), approximately 2600 feet south of N.E. 108th Street. (12123-CUP)


Re-Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
Councilmember Bacchus moved to re-refer this ordinance. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Asjes.
Ayes: 10 - Ford, Glover, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

990163
(Sub.)
Approving a Community Unit Project on an approximately 191.32 acre tract of land generally located on the east side of N. Eastern Avenue (proposed), south of N.E. 108th Street. (12125-CUP)


Re-Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
Councilmember Bacchus moved to re-refer this ordinance. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Blackwood.
Ayes: 10 - Ford, Glover, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

990189
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District CP-3 (Regional Planned Business Center) on approximately a 6.8 acre tract of land generally located on the west side of N. Broadway Avenue, approximately 150 feet south of N.W. 71st Street. (8063-CP-5)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990190
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0193, rezoning an area of approximately 3.3 acres generally located at the northeast corner of 44th Street and Cleveland Avenue from Districts R-2b (Two-Family Dwellings) and C-1 (Neighborhood Retail Business) to District URD (Urban Redevelopment District), and approving a development plan for the same. (3888-URD-1)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990334
Accepting various easements and deeds in Jackson, Clay and Platte Counties; releasing various easements in Clay County; and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990368
(Sub.)
Authorizing the transfer of funds to the 3rd & Grand Accounts in the General and Capital Improvements Funds; designating requisitioning authority; and authorizing the Director of City Development to enter into a cooperative agreement with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority and the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, in the amount of $619,378.00 for the development of the 3rd and Grand Project.


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
for reading of ordinances on three separate days for ordinances found on first reading on pages 16-19 and that these ordinances be listed next week in the committees so designated.
Ayes: 10 - Ford, Glover, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990404
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Establishing a policy to provide increased economic incentives to be used in tax increment financing redevelopment areas for public purposes associated with residential development in the distressed areas of the city.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
Resolution 990404 was introduced by Councilmember Glover.

990405
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Supporting the use of incentives allowed under Committee Substitute for Resolution No. 990404 for the Union Hill Tax Increment Financing Redevelopment Area and directing the City Manager to work with the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City and the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City to develop a plan for utilizing the economic incentives available for those projects.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
Ordinance 990405 was introduced by Councilmember Glover.

990406
Directing the Director of Convention and Entertainment Centers to execute an Amended and Restated Facilities Use Agreement with the American Royal Association and the Kansas City American Royal Arena Corporation subject to certain contingencies set out in this ordinance.


Referred Finance & Administration Committee
Ordinance 990406 was introduced by Councilmember Asjes.

990407
Authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with the Private Radio Systems Division of Ericsson Inc. for Year 2000 upgrades to the City´s public safety radio system in an amount not to exceed $900,000; and to expend money from previously appropriated funds for this purpose.


Referred Finance & Administration Committee
Ordinance 990407 was introduced by Councilmember Simmons.

990327
Appropriating $1,234,521.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund for local use tax refunds; establishing a Local Use Tax Fund; appropriating $5,971,130.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund for transfer to the Local Use Tax Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and setting the effective date of the ordinance.


Referred Finance & Administration Committee

990370
Estimating revenue in the Police Grants Fund in the amount of $5,000.00 and appropriating it to cover the costs of an intelligence analyst for methamphetamine investigations.


Referred Finance & Administration Committee

990381
(Sub.)
Authorizing budget transactions in connection with the flood cleanup and damage on City property; estimating revenues for flood damage reimbursements from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) and insurance companies in amounts totaling $3,361,379.00; and transfers $271,560.00 from the General Fund Contingent Appropriation; appropriating $3,331.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Water Fund; appropriating $5,075.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Sewer Fund; appropriating these resources totaling $3,641,345.00 to various funds and departments for flood damage expenses caused by the October 1998 flood; designating requisitioning authorities; and recognizing this as an emergency measure.


Referred Finance & Administration Committee

990395
Approving and authorizing payment of a judgment in a lawsuit styled Abdiana, Inc. and Nicholas Abnos v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. CV97-12616; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred Finance & Administration Committee

990380
Authorizing an agreement with the Kansas City Board of Police Commissioners relating to cooperation on operations where appropriate.


Referred Finance & Administration Committee

990390
RESOLUTION - Expressing the intent of the City with respect to the offering of economic incentives to Redi-Cut Foods for relocation to Kansas City.


Referred Finance & Administration Committee

990401
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to take certain steps in regard to the implementation of an activity based costing system.


Referred Finance & Administration Committee

990402
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to recommend to the Council Taxpayer Accountability Budgeting and Administrative Systems, which address the structural imbalance in the city budget, including zero-based budgeting principles in the Systems; creating a senior management team to oversee the development of the Systems, to report on this matter to the Mayor and Council during the Council priority sessions, and to make certain recommendations to the Council for incorporation in future budgets.


Referred Finance & Administration Committee

990403
(Sub.)
Amending the Code of Ordinances by repealing Section 2-1611 and enacting in its place a new Section 2-1611 to add a member of the City Council as appointed by the Mayor to the Investment Committee.


Referred Finance & Administration Committee

990376
Authorizing a $475,115.60 contract with Clarkson Construction Co., for constructing 400 linear feet of new channel for Brush Creek between Woodland Avenue and Bruce Watkins Road; authorizing a $60,000.00 agreement with KTI Construction Services for engineering services in connection with the failed retaining wall and realignment of Brush Creek; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $846,116.00 in previously appropriated funds for the project; appropriating $1,338.00 to the Youth Employment Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred City Operations Committee

990384
Approving Traffic Regulation Nos. 53934 through 53950, 53952 through 53980, 53985, 53986, 53988, 53990, 53992 through 54037.


Referred City Operations Committee

990385
Authorizing a one year $250,000.00 agreement with the Jackson County Board of Services for the Developmentally Disabled to provide shared funding for transporting Kansas City, Missouri residents to and from day programs or sheltered workshops.


Referred City Operations Committee

990386
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 $28,215,511.00 from funds to be appropriated in the 1999-2000 City Budget.


Referred City Operations Committee

990387
Authorizing a 20-day extension of time for completion of Contract No. 7171 special assessment water main construction near N.E. 92nd and N. Brighton.


Referred City Operations Committee

990388
Appropriating the sum of $258,159.00 to complete Contract 583 Birmingham Land Application Facility Sealing of Sludge Lagoon No. 2.


Referred City Operations Committee

990389
Appropriating the sum of $360,448.00 from the 1996 Sewer Revenue Bond Fund that represents design allowance costs authorized through the Missouri State Revolving Fund (SRF) Loan Program.


Referred City Operations Committee

990396
Authorizing a $50,000.00 Design Agreement with the Department of the Army, the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas, for the design of the Turkey Creek Flood Damage Reduction project and authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend the same.


Referred City Operations Committee

990369
Accepting deeds conveying land to the City for public use purposes from land trust which were not accepted when originally transferred and directing the City Clerk to record the ordinance.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

990373
Changing the name of N. Bristol Avenue, from the west line of N. Corrington Avenue west approximately 150 feet, to N.E. 72nd Street, all within the Highridge Manor Subdivision, all in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

990375
Estimating revenue in the amount of $300,000.00 in the Contribution - Laidlaw Fund account and transferring it to the General Fund; estimating it in the General Fund and appropriating it to the Laidlaw Impact Fund Program account of the General Fund for the current fiscal year and the 1999-2000 fiscal year; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

990382
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Garfield/Independence Plaza Area Plan, being that part of Kansas City bounded by the Missouri Pacific Railroad Tracks, I-35, I-70 and Prospect Avenue, by modifying the Land Use Plan and Map in an area generally located at the southwest corner of Independence Avenue and Prospect Avenue to recommend "retail commercial uses" instead of "medium density residential and retail commercial uses". (201-S-4)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

990383
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0205, rezoning an area of approximately 1.95 acres generally located at the southwest corner of Independence Boulevard and Prospect Avenue from Districts C-2 (Local Retail Business) and R-4 (Low Apartments) to District C-2-p (Local Retail Business - Limited District), and approving a preliminary plan for the same. (12143-P-1)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

990391
Authorizing the Director of City Development to execute an agreement with MD Management, Inc., the developer of the Barry Towne TIF Project, and the owners of a portion of the redevelopment area to provide for payment of contributions for a portion of certain public improvements in the redevelopment area.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

990398
Approving the plat of East Meyer, 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 deferral agreement.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

990399
Approving the First Amendment to the Development Plan submitted by the Jazz District Redevelopment Corporation for an area of land of approximately 30 acres generally bounded by Paseo Boulevard on the west, a line about 300 feet north of 17th Terrace on the north, a line about 405 feet east of Woodland Avenue on the east and 19th Street on the south and authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a First Supplemental Redevelopment Contract with the Jazz District Redevelopment Corporation. (251-S-8)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

990400
Authorizing acceptance of an Economic-Development Initiative-Special Project Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in the amount of $700,000.00; estimating revenue in the amount of $700,000.00 in the Economic Development Initiative Fund; appropriating it to the EDI-Special Project Grant-Little Sisters of the Poor account; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

990371
Accepting and approving a $6,930.00 contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health to provide additional funds for the Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Project of the Women, Infant and Children (WIC) Program; estimating revenue in the amount of $6,930.00; and appropriating it to the WIC Nutritional Program 1999 account.


Referred Neighborhood and Community Services

990377
Approving a $500.00 contract with the Italo American Cultural Foundation for sponsoring the "Opera Outreach" from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund (First Council District).


Referred Neighborhood and Community Services

990378
Approving a $5,000.00 contract with Harmony Grand Chapter District #2 for sponsoring the "Midwest Regional Conference Gala of the Grands" from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund (Fifth Council District).


Referred Neighborhood and Community Services

990379
Approving a $3,500.00 contract with Scarritt Renaissance Neighborhood Association for sponsoring the "Scarritt Renaissance Calendar for the year 2000" from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund (First Council District).


Referred Neighborhood and Community Services