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Last Published: 6/4/2005 12:00:27 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - KAY BARNES
Present:11 - DEB HERMANN, BILL SKAGGS, BONNIE COOPER, JOHN FAIRFIELD, TROY NASH, SAUNDRA MCFADDEN-WEAVER, JIM GLOVER, JIM ROWLAND, BECKY NACE, TERRY RILEY, ALVIN BROOKS
Excused:1 - CHARLES EDDY
 

040134
RESOLUTION - Welcoming Paul Maskey to Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

040138
COMMUNICATION - Notice received by the City Clerk regarding the 2004-2005 Annual Budget for KCI/I-29 Community Improvement District/Notice Provided Pursuant to Section 67.1471, RSMo.


Received And Filed

040139
COMMUNICATION - Notice received by the City Clerk from Watkins & Company, Inc., regarding the 2004-2005 Annual Budget for the Westport Community Improvement District/Notice Provided Pursuant to Section 67.1471, RSMo.


Received And Filed

011726
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to provide the City Council and City Plan Commission with an annual report on aggregate financial information related to economic development incentives and their impact on the City fiscal capacity and condition, and to inform the Budget and Audit Committee of the assumptions to be used in the report.


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

040050
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Little Blue Valley Area Plan by modifying the Land Use Plan and Map for an area of approximately 2.37 acres generally located on the east side of Emery Street, approximately 200 feet south of Highway 40 to recommend community commercial services instead of planned light industrial. (221-S-4)


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

040135
RESOLUTION - Amending the City positions on matters that may come before the Missouri General Assembly during its 2004 Session by including support for certain police pension system legislation.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

040061
Giving permission to Gallery Associates LLC, its successors and assigns, to install and maintain a fence in the Kansas City public right-of-way, along the east side of Oak Street, at 400 406 E. 43rd and 4227 4229 Oak Street, for the purpose of providing safety and security for the apartment tenants; assessing an encroachment fee in the amount of $2,075.00; and estimating revenue in the amount of $2,075.00.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

040081
Giving permission to Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, its successors and assigns, to install and maintain a Lan Tel Communications Line in the Kansas City public right-of-way across 44th and Warwick Boulevard, for the purpose of communications line to serve their East Annex; assessing an encroachment fee in the amount of $247.00; and estimating revenue in the amount of $247.00.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

040085
Estimating revenue in the amount of $916,519.00 in the Arterial Street Impact Fee Fund; appropriating it to the Plaza Development Impact District account of the Arterial Street Impact Fee Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

040086
Authorizing the reconstruction of sidewalks, curbs, driveway entrances, and appurtenances on South Benton from 34th to 35th Streets and 26th Street from Quincy to Denver; appropriating $12,866.00 from the Revolving Public Improvement Fund; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend a total of $12,866.00 for these projects; and authorizing assessment of the costs against the properties benefitted; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

031191
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the First Amendment to the Prospect North Tax Increment Financing Plan and approving the First Amendment to the Prospect North Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Re-Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

030995
Removing Roger A. Potter from his position as Assistant City Attorney II and terminating his employment.


Passed

Ayes: 7 - Cooper, Fairfield, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 2 - Hermann, Skaggs

030996
Removing Vicki E. Thomas from her position as Assistant City Attorney I and terminating her employment.


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
for reading of ordinances on three separate days for ordinances 040104, 040105, 040106, 040107, 040108, 040109, 040102 (sub), 040051, 040052, 040053 (sub), 040054, 040055, 040056, 040058, 040059, 040097, and 040122 and that these ordinances be advanced for final consideration at this time.
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

040104
Estimating revenue in the amount of $148,949.00 in the General Fund; appropriating it to various accounts in the General Fund to support the operations of the Emergency Management Office; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

040105
Approving RecycleFIRST sponsorship contracts with Price Chopper and Westlake Ace Hardware, and authorizing monthly payments to the City of fees collected for recycling bins and trash tags.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

040106
Amending the Supplemental Retirement Plan established by Ordinance No. 000866 to suspend future contributions.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

040107
Authorizing the Director of Human Resources to renew the contracts with CIGNA Dental Health for the DHMO plan and awarding a new contract with Humana, Inc., for an indemnity plan for City employees and retirees for the period of May 1, 2004 through April 30, 2005.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

040108
Awarding contracts for life insurance and disability insurance and authorizing the Director of Human Resources to renew the contract with Standard Insurance Company for group life insurance benefits and group long-term disability insurance benefits for City employees and for group life insurance benefits for retirees for the period of May 1, 2004 through April 30, 2005.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

040109
Awarding contracts for health insurance and authorizing the Director of Human Resources to enter into a contract with Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Kansas City and Coventry Healthcare Advantra for health insurance benefits for City employees and retirees for the period of May 1, 2004 through April 30, 2005.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

040102
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Mayor to execute the Neighborhood Initiative Grant for Columbus Park Project; authorizing a contract with the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority for implementation of the grant; estimating revenue in the amount of $496,750.00 in the Econ Dev Initiative-HUD Grant Fund; appropriating it to the Columbus Park Neigh Init.-EDI account of the Econ Dev Initiative-HUD Grant Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

040051
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0541, rezoning an area of approximately 2.37 acres generally located on the east side of Emery Street, approximately 200 feet south of Highway 40, from District R-2a (Two-Family Dwellings) to District C-3a1 (Intermediate Business - Low Buildings). (8694-P-7)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

040052
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0542, rezoning an area of approximately 1.4 acres generally located in the southeast corner of the intersection of Emery Street and Highway 40 from District C-2-p (Local Retail Business - Limited District) to District C-2 (Local Retail Business). (8694-P-8)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

040053
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0543, rezoning an area of approximately 3.77 acres generally located in the southeast corner of the intersection of Emery Street and Highway 40 from Districts C-2 (Local Retail Business) and C-3a1 (Intermediate Business - Low Buildings) to District PD/C-2/C-3a1 (Planned District/Local Retail Business/Intermediate Business - Low Buildings), and approving a development plan for the same. (8694-PD-9)


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

040054
Approving the preliminary plat of Oak View on an approximately 10 acre tract of land generally located on the east side of N. Oak Trafficway at extended N.E. 99th Street. (SD 1064)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

040055
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan in District PD/R-5 (Planned District/High Apartments) on approximately a 6.75 acre tract of land generally located on the east side of State Line Road at W. 123rd Street (12301 State Line Road). (9745-PD-5)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Barnes
Nays: 0

040056
Approving the preliminary plat of the Metropolitan Condominiums on an approximately 2.57 acre tract of land generally located at the northwest and southeast corners of Admiral Boulevard and Cherry Street. (SD 1078)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Barnes
Nays: 0

040058
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0544, rezoning an area of approximately 30 acres generally located 1500 feet north of Phelps Road on the west side of Lee Summit Road from District RA (Agricultural) to District R-1a (One-Family Dwellings). (13011-P)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

040059
Approving a Community Unit Project on an approximately 30 acre tract of land generally located 1500 feet north of Phelps Road on the west side of Lee Summit Road. (13011-CUP-1)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

040097
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to and approving the Third Amendment to the Chouteau I-35 Tax Increment Financing Plan and designating an amended Redevelopment Area.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

040122
Approving the sale of certain park property to the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City in accordance with Section 463.11 of the Charter and authorizing the Director of Finance to execute a Quit Claim Deed.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

040144
RESOLUTION - Authorizing and directing the Mayor or City Manager to request from the United States Department of Housing and Urban development a one month extension for filing the City 2004-2008 Consolidated Plan and 2004 Housing and Community Development Action Plan.


Adopted
Councilmember Hermann introduced this resolution. She moved for immediate adoption.
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

040145
(Sub.)
Authorizing execution of a Reimbursement and Relocation Agreement with Missouri Gas Energy to provide for the relocation of an existing gas main located along the west side of N. Congress Avenue, from south of Barry Road to north of Missouri Highway 152, for the North Congress Avenue Improvement Project and authorizing the expenditure of funds for relocation of the gas main.


Referred Operations Committee
Councilmember Cooper introduced this ordinance.

040146
(Sub.)
Approving a General Development Plan for the Downtown Loop Planning Area generally bounded by 11th Street and just north of 11th Street between Grand Avenue and McGee Street on the north, 13th Street and 14th Street, Grand Avenue and McGee Street, and Walnut Street, Main Street and Baltimore Avenue; declaring the area to be a blighted area, insanitary or undeveloped industrial area and its redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals and welfare; and approving the ad valorem tax benefits pursuant to Section 100.570, RSMo. (602-S)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
Councilmember Cooper introduced this ordinance.

040147
RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Director of City Development to offer for sale the property located at 4928 Main, also known as Fire Station #32, Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted
Councilmember Brooks introduced this resolution. He moved for immediate adoption.
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

040148
RESOLUTION - Expressing the commitment of the City to the preservation of civil rights and liberties.


Adopted
Councilmember Brooks introduced this resolution. He moved for immediate adoption.
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 1 - Cooper

040149
Approving the plat of Congress Corporate Center Third Plat, an addition in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a certain agreement; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached agreement.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
Councilmember Fairfield introduced this ordinance.

040150
Enacting a new Section 2-666, Code of Ordinances, to establish a Section 3 Certification Office within the Department of Housing and Community Development, and directing the City Manager to report to the Mayor and Council on the status of the staffing of this office on or before the expiration of 30 days from the date of passage of this ordinance.


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
for reading of ordinances on three separate days for ordinances found on second reading on page 8 and that these ordinances be listed next week for third reading.
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0


Referred Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee
Councilmember McFadden-Weaver introduced this ordinance.

040094
RESOLUTION - Stating the Council intention to allocate an amount not to exceed $20,000,000.00 in General Obligation Bond proceeds to expand and upgrade the Liberty Memorial Museum, subject to voter approval at the April 6, 2004 election for the issuance of such bonds.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

040095
RESOLUTION - Stating the Council intention to allocate an amount not to exceed $30,000,000.00 in General Obligation Bond proceeds for deferred maintenance and capital improvements for the Kansas City Zoological Garden, subject to voter approval at the April 6, 2004 election for such bonds.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

040123
Authorizing a preliminary agreement for construction and acquisition for the Bayer Corporation Industrial Development Project.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

040057
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0539, rezoning an area of approximately 4.6 acres at 4311 E. 58th Street from District R-5-p (High Apartments - Limited District) to District R-4-p (Low Apartments - Limited District), and approving a development plan for the same. (8186-P-3)


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
for reading of ordinances on three separate days for ordinances found on first reading on pages 9-11 and that these ordinances be listed next week in the committees so designated.
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

040130
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-1464, Additional costs, and enacting a new section of like number and subject matter that increases court costs for the development of a biometric identification system; establishing a new fund account; estimating revenue; and appropriating funds for development of inmate biometric identification systems.


Referred Budget and Audit Committee

040112
Authorizing the Director of Finance to accept the proposal of Banc of America Leasing & Capital, LLC for financing the acquisition of software and equipment by the City Clerk Office for the tracking of City legislation in an aggregate principal amount of $498,000.00 and to execute any and all documents and agreements necessary for the financing under a Master Lease Purchase Agreement; estimating and appropriating $498,000.00 in lease proceeds; declaring the intent of the City to reimburse itself from the lease purchase proceeds for certain expenditures; appropriating $18,464.00 in the Equipment Lease Debt Service Fund; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon project completion; designating requisitioning authorities; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred Finance Committee

040136
Estimating revenue in the Police Grants Fund in the amount of $10,719.00 and appropriating it for one officer to assist in the detection, investigation and prosecution of crimes against the United States.


Referred Finance Committee

040140
Amending previous ordinances which authorized the issuance of certain outstanding City Sanitary Sewer System Revenue Bonds through the State Revolving Fund Program (SRF) in connection with the refunding of certain Missouri Leveraged State Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund Program Revenue Bonds by the State, to provide for the credit to the City of net interest savings from the refunding of such bonds by the State; and authorizing payment of arbitrage rebate if required in connection with the bonds; and declaring an emergency.


Referred Finance Committee

040143
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Stating the Council intention regarding the use of up to $250 million in general obligation bond proceeds in the event that the voters approve the issuance of such bonds on April 6, 2004; establishing an advisory committee to make recommendations on financial aspects of the bonds; determining that the Public Improvements Advisory Committee shall make recommendations on specific projects to the Council; and directing the City Manager to make an annual report on the use of bond proceeds.


Referred Finance Committee

040131
Authorizing the Directors of the Neighborhood and Community Services Department and the Fire Department to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with Jackson County, Missouri, to participate in the County Drug Abatement Response Team Program; authorizing the Director of the Finance Department to accept funds in the amount of $41,000.00 from the Interdisciplinary Task Force Grant for this purpose; and directing the City Clerk to file the agreement with the appropriate offices.


Referred Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee

040128
Appropriating $119,000.00 from the Geographic Information System account of the General Fund and appropriating it to the City Mapping/GIS Account.


Referred Operations Committee

040129
Condemning and taking permanent sewer rights-of-way and temporary construction easements on private property for the construction and maintenance of district sanitary sewers to serve Sewer District No. 16003 reestablished by Ordinance No. 010084 , passed January 25, 2001 and Sewer District No. 16004, established by Ordinance No. 960279, passed April 4, 1996, all in Sewer Division No. 16, in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri.


Referred Operations Committee

040132
RESOLUTION - Repealing Resolution No. 030870, passed August 28, 2003, and enacting in lieu thereof a new resolution to correct a clerical error in Resolution No. 030870 that declares it necessary to establish the grade on Brooklyn Avenue from the north line of 83rd Street Terrace (on the west side) to the south line of 82nd Street Terrace; Maddi, from Brooklyn Avenue west 105.0 feet; 83rd Street Terrace from Brooklyn Avenue east 127.50 feet and 83rd Street, from the west line of Brooklyn, west 90.88 feet, all in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.


Referred Operations Committee

040133
Approving Traffic Regulation Nos. 57369 through 57418.


Referred Operations Committee

040137
(Sub.)
Authorizing a $525,490.00 contract with Strahm Automation and Mailing Services, Inc. for Contract No. 04007, Water Bill Printing and Mailing Services, and repealing Ordinance No. 030884.


Referred Operations Committee

040125
Approving the plat of Montclair Third Plat, an addition in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; and establishing grades on public ways.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

040126
Accepting a Missouri Warranty Deed from The Urban Pioneers conveying to the City of Kansas City, Missouri, certain property in Jackson County, Missouri, all for public use for the 27th Street Viaduct over Vine Street and directing the City Clerk to file same.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

040127
Accepting various easements and deeds in Jackson County; releasing one easement in Jackson County; and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

040141
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Town Fork Creek Area Plan, being that part of Kansas City generally located between Blue Parkway and 63rd Street and between Prospect Avenue and the Big Blue River, by modifying the Land Use Plan and Map in an area of approximately 22 acres generally located between Blue Parkway and 51st Street, Jackson Avenue and Lawn to recommend planned office/retail instead of mixed use (planned office/retail/residential). (227-S-8)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

040142
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0548, rezoning an area of approximately 22 acres generally located on the south side of Blue Parkway between Jackson Avenue (extended) on the west and Elmwood Avenue (extended) on the east from Districts C-2 (Local Retail Business), CP-2 (Local Planned Business Center), R-2b (Two-Family Dwellings) and RP (Automobile Parking) to District URD (Urban Redevelopment District), and approving a development plan for the same. (12874-URD)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
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