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Last Published: 8/29/2014 12:51:42 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:11 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, MICHAEL BROOKS, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Excused:1 - ED FORD
 

140696
RESOLUTION - Recognizing Steven Christner of City Planning and Development, Tiffany Drummer of Neighborhood and Community Services, Patricia Harris of Finance, Keith Hemphill of General Services, Laura Kresl of Health, Christopher Merchant of General Services, and Terrence Williams of Health on the completion of KU Public Management Center’s Emerging Leaders Academy (ELA), sponsored by the City of Kansas City Human Resources Department.


Adopted

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

140697
RESOLUTION - Declaring August 28 – September 6, 2014, as Kansas City WATER WEEK in Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

140707
RESOLUTION - Honoring Elizabeth Rhodes on the occasion of her retirement after more than 27 years of dedicated service with the Kansas City Municipal Court.


Adopted

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

140721
RESOLUTION - Congratulating and acknowledging Sonny Gibson as author of “1865 Kansas City Early Negro History.


Adopted

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

140694
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E41917-E41929


Received And Filed

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

140695
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E41830-E41834


Received And Filed

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

140698
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E41935-E41945


Received And Filed

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

140699
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the 210 Highway Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Report for fiscal year ending April 30, 2014.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140700
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the City Clerk to the Mayor and City Council a Certificate of Sufficiency regarding validated signatures for the Petition for Referendum on Committee Substitute for Ordinance 140208 from the various election authorities.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 QUESTION ON REFERENDUM ON COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE 140208. Shall the ordinance specified in the referendum petition be repealed? (12 Ayes)

140704
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the 3-Trails Village Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Report for fiscal year ending April 30, 2014.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140706
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Shoal Creek Valley Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Report for fiscal year ending April 30, 2014.


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

140701
RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Eric Bushner as a member of the Board of Commissioners to administer the Westport Special Business District.


Adopted

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

140702
RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Kathleen Burke as a member of the Board of Commissioners to administer the Union Hill Special Business District.


Adopted

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

140626
Approving the plat of Staley Hills – Sixth 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; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD0964W)


Passed

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

140647
RESOLUTION - Amending the South Development Area Plan for an area of approximately 344 acres generally bounded by the Blue River Glade on the north, Hillcrest Road on the east, Hickman Mills Drive and Blue River Road on the west, and on the north and south sides of E. 87th Street, by changing the recommended land use from “residential” to “mixed-use.” (371-S-25)


Held on Docket (9/11/2014)

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

140648
Rezoning an area of approximately 344 acres generally bounded by the Blue River Glade on the north, Hillcrest Road on the east, Hickman Mills Drive and Blue River Road on the west, and on the north and south sides of E. 87th Street from Districts R-80, R-1.5, R-7.5, M1-5, and B3-2 to District UR, and approving a development plan for a mixed-use development for research, retail, restaurant, entertainment, recreation, community, cultural, educational, multi-family residential, office, and other compatible commercial uses. (14467-UR, known as Oxford on the Blue)


Held on Docket (9/11/2014)

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

140660
Estimating revenue in the amount of $12,000.00 in the CID/NID Revolving Loan Fund; appropriating $80,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of Fund 2560 CID/NID Revolving Loan Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Taylor) 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: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140681
Approving the plat of Abbott’s Acquisition, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1489A)


Passed

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

140691
Approving the plat of Brighton Creek Apartments – First 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; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1457)


Passed

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

140669
Authorizing a Water Purchase Agreement between the City of Belton, Missouri and the City of Kansas City, Missouri for a period of twenty (20) years.


Passed

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

140570
(Sub.)
Approving a Kansas City Brownfields Assessment Coalition subgrant in an amount not to exceed $150,000.00 to Jackson County, Missouri, for environmental assessment of the Rock Island Rail Corridor and authorizing the Director of City Development to execute the subgrant agreement.


Passed as Substituted

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

140680
Rezoning a 9 acre tract of land generally located at the northeast corner of E. 79th Street and Holmes Road from Districts R-1.5 and R-0.5 to MPD, and approving a development plan to allow for continued use of existing structure and the reuse of the currently vacant building. (7613-MPD-6)


Passed

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

140684
Approving recommendations of the Arterial Street Impact Fee District G Committee; estimating revenue in the amount of $270,411.00 in the Arterial Street Impact Fee Fund and appropriating that amount from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Arterial Street Impact Fee Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

140693
Estimating revenue in the amount of $569,936.00 and appropriating $712,662.00 in the Fire Sales Tax Fund for the United States Department of Homeland Security Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

140670
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to execute an Agreement for Services with Boulevard Brewing Company to establish a process to handle additional wastewater flows at the Westside Wastewater Treatment Plant from the planned expansion of the Boulevard Brewing Company.


Passed

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

140673
Authorizing a $538,000.00 contract with Tetra Tech, Inc. for the Northeast Industrial District Basin Sewer Separation Diversion Structure 006 project.


Passed

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

140674
Authorizing a design professional services contract with Taliaferro and Browne, Inc. for approximately $306,000.00 for the improvement of the Central Industrial District In-Line Gates at Santa Fe Pump Station.


Passed

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

140675
Authorizing a $3,369,000.00 construction contract with Havens Construction, Inc. for the Middle Blue River Neighborhood Sewer Rehabilitation Area 1 Project; and authorizing an $850,000.00 design professional services contract with CH2M Hill Engineers, Inc. for construction phase services for the Middle Blue River Neighborhood Sewer Rehabilitation Areas 1 and 2 Project.


Passed

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

140679
Authorizing the City Manager to execute an Amendment to Consent Decree with the United States of America to modify the schedule of control measure implementation.


Passed

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

140682
Authorizing an approximately $2,607,000.00 contract with Haines and Associates Construction Company, Inc. for the replacement of water mains in the area of Eastern to Lee’s Summit and 70th Street to Bannister.


Passed

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

140683
Authorizing an approximately $1,904,000.00 contract with Genesis Plumbing Enterprises, LLC for the replacement of water mains in the area of Stateline to Virginia and 99th Street to 112th Street.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Circo (Second by Reed) 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 - Wagner, Davis, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140686
Accepting and approving a one-year $90,397.00 grant from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide services for the Women, Infant and Children's supplemental food program (WIC).


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

140687
Accepting and approving a one-year $107,851.00 grant award agreement from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, to provide funding for a social marketing campaign that supports the Care and Prevention goals in the United States of reaching HIV positive African Americans lost to care and re-engaging them back into care services.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

140688
Accepting and approving a one year $425,000.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for the Building Blocks Home Visiting program that promotes a healthy and safe parenting and home environment.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

140653
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary development plan in District R-2.5 on approximately 0.33 acre generally located at 1601 Jefferson to allow the existing building to contain three residential units (13267-P-2)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Circo (Second by Wagner) 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 - Wagner, Davis, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140709
Approving the plat of Hospital Hill North, Block 2, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1488)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140710
Approving the Victory Court PIEA General Development Plan on approximately 1.17 acres located on the west side of Pennsylvania Avenue and approximately 200 feet north of 47th Street in Kansas City, Missouri, and declaring the area as an obsolete, decadent, blighted, substandard and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Planned Industrial Expansion Authority (PIEA) Law Sections 100.300-100.620, RSMo.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140714
Rezoning a 1.51 acre tract of land generally located at the southwest corner of N. Church Road and N.E. 81st Terrace from District O-2 to District B3-2. (9815-P-75)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140715
Amending a previously approved Chapter 80 preliminary development plan on about 13 acres generally located on the east side of N. Flintlock Road on the south side of N.E. 81st Terrace in Districts R-1.5, O-2, and B3-2 to allow for the deletion of about 1.5 acres from the plan. (9815-P-76)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140716
Amending a previously approved Chapter 80 preliminary development plan on about 13 acres generally located on the east side of N. Flintlock Road and on the south side of N.E. 81st Terrace in Districts O-2 and B3-2, to allow for the addition of about 1.5 acres to the previously-approved plan. (9815-P-77)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140711
Amending Chapter 50, Offenses and Miscellaneous Provisions, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 50-47, Violation of an order of protection, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

140678
Authorizing conveyance of an easement to the State of Missouri, for the right to change the grade and to establish and maintain slopes and cutbacks adjacent to the highway right-of-way, in connection with improvements to Interstate -70 west of the Blue River.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140690
Declaring certain real property located at 1328 Agnes Ave surplus to the City’s needs; authorizing the Director of General Services to offer for sale the City’s interest in this property in accord with City regulations, to later convey it, and executing related documents; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance in the office of the Recorder of Deeds in Jackson County, Missouri.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140717
Estimating revenue in the amount of $520,000.00; appropriating that amount to the Capital Improvements Fund for various transit stop and pedestrian access projects; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140718
Authorizing a License Agreement with ExteNet, Inc., to install and maintain a wireless digitial data communications; and estimating revenue in the amount of $5,400.00 00 in the Pole Attachment Fees account.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140719
Estimating revenue in the amount of $6,400.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; and appropriating that amount to the Rental Payment for 7442 N Brighton account.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140720
RESOLUTION - Approving and adopting the Title VI program policy of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
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