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Last Published: 6/20/2014 3:46:58 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:10 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, MICHAEL BROOKS, JOHN SHARP
Excused:2 - JERMAINE REED, SCOTT TAYLOR
 

140496
RESOLUTION - Commending the Midwest Center for Holocaust Education for bringing “State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda” to the National Archives at Kansas City.


Adopted

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

140485
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Brookside Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Report for fiscal year ending April 30, 2014.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140486
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 62216 Through 62227


Received And Filed
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Ford) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
Honorable Mayor, I move that the resolutions listed on today’s docket as “Resolutions for Same Day Adoption” be presented to Council for consideration for immediate adoption today.
 
Ayes: 10 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140498
RESOLUTION - Expressing the City’s support for the expansion of Legal Aid’s program which partners neighborhoods with law firms to battle blight in the urban core.


Adopted

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

140208
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Fire Chief to enter into a contract with Advanced Data Processing, Inc., a subsidiary of Intermedix Corporation, to perform emergency medical services billing for the City’s ambulance services (Contract #EV1830) and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $835,000.00.


Passed

Ayes: 7 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Glover, Marcason, Circo, James, Jr.
Nays: 4 - Ford, Curls, Brooks, Sharp

140442
Establishing Fund No. 8074, the 2014A Water Revenue Bond Fund; estimating revenue in the amount of $56,692,978.00 in such Fund; appropriating the same from the sale of Water Revenue Bonds, Series 2014A; designating requisitioning authorities; and authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon project completion.


Passed

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

140443
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new Article XVI entitled “Open Data Policy,” consisting of Sections 2-2130 through 2-2135.


Passed

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

140444
Approving the Petition to establish the 27th & Troost Community Improvement District; establishing the 27th & Troost Community Improvement District generally located between Troost Avenue on the west, Forest Avenue on the east, 26th Street on the north and 27th Street on the south in Kansas City, Jackson County Missouri; determining that improvements will remediate blight and serve a public purpose; requiring that the District take certain actions; and directing the City clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Councilmember Ford (Second by Johnson) Move To Hold On Docket

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


Held on Docket (7/3/2014)

140393
Amending Chapter 76, Article II of the Code of Ordinances entitled Taxicab Code, by enacting new Sections 76-117 and 76-118 requiring taxicab identification cards at KCI and establishing the qualification for such cards.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Circo (Second by Brooks) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the Charter requirement for reading of ordinances on three separate days be waived for the ordinances on today’s docket listed as “Committee Advances” and that these ordinances be advanced for final reading and consideration at this time.
 
Ayes: 10 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140472
(Sub.)
Changing the name of N. Olive Avenue from the north line of N.E. 111th Terrace on the south to the north plat limit of Staley Hills 5th Plat, in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri.


Passed

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

140406
Amending the designation of the Quality Hill West Historic District by revising the boundaries and composition and renaming it the Quality Hill Thematic District.


Passed

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

140470
Rezoning an area of approximately 2.24 acres generally located north of Kirk Drive, east of Summit Street, south of W. 10th Street and east of Jefferson Street, from R-0.5 to District UR and approving a development plan for 130 multifamily residential units, which plan also serves as a preliminary plat. (14465-UR)


Passed

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

140471
Rezoning an area of approximately 5.26 acres generally located north and west of the Kansas City Terminal Railroad tracks, south of Avenida Cesar E. Chavez and east of I-35, from B 4-2 to District UR, and approving a development plan for 273 multifamily residential units, on two lots, which plan also serves as a preliminary plat. (13324-UR-1)


Passed

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

140474
Rezoning an area of approximately 4.54 acres generally located north of W. 13th Street, east of I-35, about 150 feet south of W. 12th Street and west of a line about 150 feet east of Pennsylvania Avenue, to consider rezoning the site from Districts R-0.5, B 4-5, M 1-5 and B 3-2 to District UR, and approving a development plan for 224 multifamily residential units, on two lots which plan also serves as a preliminary plat. (14463-UR)


Passed

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

140482
Rezoning an approximately 70 acre tract of land generally located at the northwest corner of East 63rd Street Trafficway and I-435 from District R-7.5 to District M2-2, and approving a development plan. (14459-P)


Passed

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

140467
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a $3,000,000.00 contract with Genesis Plumbing Enterprises, LLC, for the sewer line repairs at various locations in Fiscal Year 2015.


Passed

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

140468
Authorizing a $1,200,000.00 contract with Lamp, Rynearson and Associates, Inc., d/b/a Larkin Lamp Rynearson for the Town Fork Creek Neighborhood Sewer Rehabilitation project.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Glover) 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: 10 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140475
RESOLUTION - Amending the Plaza Urban Design and Development plan for the future development and redevelopment of the 1.17 acre area generally located on the west side of Pennsylvania Avenue, about 200 feet north of W. 47th Street, to recommend “Limited Redevelopment within Specific Guidelines” instead of “Approved Development Project.” (225-S-23)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

140476
(Sub.)
Rezoning an area of approximately 1.17 acres located on the west side of Pennsylvania Avenue, about 200 feet north of W. 47th Street from District B 4-5 to District UR and approving a development plan which also serves as a preliminary plat. (14452-UR)


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

140477
Approving a development plan in District R-6 to allow multiple principal residential buildings on a 0.70 acre lot, generally located on the south side of E. 85th Street between Euclid Avenue on the west and Brooklyn Avenue on the east. (14470-P)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Glover) 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: 10 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140487
Estimating revenue and appropriating funds in the amount of $2,000,000.00 in the General Fund; transferring and appropriating funds to the Police Department; and designating requisitioning authorities.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140492
Authorizing the Fire Chief to execute an agreement with the Metropolitan Community College Foundation for the City to endow a fund to award scholarships to students enrolled in the Paramedics and Basic Emergency Medical Technicians Program at the Metropolitan Community College; and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $25,000.00.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

140497
Repealing and reenacting various provisions of Chapter 3, Article IV, Code of Ordinances, for the purpose of revising membership criteria and terms of certain boards.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140493
RESOLUTION - Establishing an additional position on the City legislative priorities that may come before the 113th United States Congress, 2nd Session in 2014.


Referred to Legislative Committee

140488
Accepting and approving a twelve month $321,220.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for the City’s Public Health Preparedness program.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

140489
Accepting and approving a twelve-month $184,718.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for Kansas City’s Cities Readiness Initiative program.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

140494
Vacating the north/south alley between N. Baltimore Avenue and N. Main Street north of N.E. Harlem Road, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; retaining a utility easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1686-V)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140495
Vacating the north/south alley between N. Walnut and N. Main north of Harlem Road, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; retaining a utility easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1685-V)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
 Councilmember Curls (Second by Wagner) Move To Introduce

140499
Amending the 2012 and 2013 One Year Action Plans and authorizing submission of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for its consideration; estimating revenue in the amount of $1,290,743.00 in the HOME Investment Fund; appropriating $1,290,743.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the HOME Investment Fund; appropriating $725,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Special Housing Rehabilitation Loan Fund; authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department to enter into a contract, financing agreement and loan documents in the amount of $1,890,743.00 with Oak Point Partners, LLC to construct 30 units of affordable rental housing upon approval by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

140500
RESOLUTION - Affirming the City’s comments regarding for Missouri Constitutional Amendment 7 for new state transportation revenues in Missouri.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee
 
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