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Last Published: 9/6/2007 9:37:38 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - MARK FUNKHOUSER
Present:12 - DEB HERMANN, BILL SKAGGS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, BETH GOTTSTEIN, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, TERRY RILEY, CATHY JOLLY, JOHN SHARP
 

070770
RESOLUTION - Welcoming to Kansas City, Missouri, a delegation from the inbound trade mission from Guadalajara, and Zapopan Mexico.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

070775
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Terrie S. Rouse on being hired as the Chief Executive Officer for Visitor Services for the Capitol Visitor Center in Washington, D.C. scheduled to open in the Fall of 2008.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

070760
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATION NUMBER E40112 THROUGH E40129


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

070774
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 59624 through 59645


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

070773
RESOLUTION - Approving the reappointment of Dana Gibson and appointment of Jody Gross to the City Market Oversight Committee.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

070698
Authorizing the City Manager to enter into a Cooperative Agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, for affirmative action monitoring services of TIF plans and projects; and estimating and appropriating $71,671.00 in the General Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

070708
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to enter into a cooperative grant funding agreement with the Missouri Department of Transportation for the Cliff Drive Interpretation Phase Two Project, Council District 1, Jackson County, Missouri.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

070709
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to enter into a cooperative grant funding agreement with the Missouri Department of Transportation for the Cliff Drive Restoration Phase Two Project, Council District 1, Jackson County, Missouri.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

070700
Accepting various easements in Clay County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

070701
Accepting and releasing various easements from various owners in Clay County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

070696
(Sub.)
Estimating revenue in the amount of $2,785,707.00 and appropriating $3,485,707.00 in expenditures from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the convention and Tourism Fund for the operations of Kemper Arena and the American Royal Center.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

070664
Approving an amendment to a development plan in District GP-6 on a 22.2 acre tract of land generally located at 2001 N.W. 87th Terrace. (6625-GP-8)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

070695
Accepting three Brownfield Grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, estimating revenue in the amount of $600,000.00 in the General Fund; appropriating it to various accounts in the General Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

070718
(Sub.)
Extending a moratorium until October 23, 2007, on the issuance of building/sign permits for the construction of certain outdoor advertising signs at locations that would not comply with the provisions of Ordinance No. 051402, as originally introduced and considered.


Councilmember Sharp Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Jolly
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 2 - Skaggs, Johnson


Passed as Amended

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

070697
Authorizing Amendment Two to a Cooperative Agreement for Sewer Service between Kansas City, Missouri and Platte County Regional Sewer District.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

070704
(Sub.)
Authorizing a $125,000.00 Fourth Amendment to an Agreement with TranSystems Corporation for Design Professional services for Project No. 89008037 – 87th Street from Blue River Road to Denver Avenue; authorizing the City Manager to expend $125,000.00 for the project; authorizing the City Manager to charge up to $1,050,000.00 for project management costs associated with this project; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: None this week. ADVANCE DEBATES: 070721 070659 (sub ) 070731 070720 (sub)ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

070721
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Alissa Darrough. v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, and Michael Willsey, Case No. 0516-CV28607.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

070659
(Sub.)
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Fourth Amendment to the Southtown Corridor/31st & Baltimore Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Fourth Amendment to the Southtown Corridor/31st & Baltimore Tax Increment Financing Plan; designating an expanded redevelopment area.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

070731
Approving the plat of Coventry 3rd Addition, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Development to accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD0328C)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

070720
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 50, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 50-44, Obstructing or resisting public safety officer, employee or inspector, 50-159, Harassment, and 50-232, Sexual abuse, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter, and enacting new Sections 50-173, Witness intimidation, and 50-242, Abuse of a child and repealing Section 50-234, Criminal nonsupport, in its entirety.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF THE ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON SECOND READING ON PAGES 5-7 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

070722
Amending Chapter 2, Article VI, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-970.5, Kansas City Global Trade Commission, and enacting in its place a new Section 2-970.5 to rename the commission, to increase the number of commission members, and to redefine the functions of the commission.


Add to Consent Docket

070723
Reducing appropriations in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $47,500.00; and appropriating these sums to various accounts in the Capital Improvements Fund for projects in Council Districts 1 and 6.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

070724
(Sub.)
Amending Article VIII of the Administrative Code of Kansas City, Missouri, relating to the Classification and Compensation Plan, by repealing Sections 2-1079 and 2-1086, enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like numbers which creates a new Assistant Laboratory Manager job specification and provides language for departments to establish On-Call pay plans.


Add to Consent Docket

070744
(Sub.)
Amending the Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 2-200, 2-1611, 2-1612, 2-1613, 2-1614, 2-1615, 2-1616, 2-1617, 2-1618, 2-1619 and 2-1620 and enacting in lieu thereof new Sections 2-1611, 2-1612, 2-1613, 2-1614 and 2-1615 to delete references to the old City Charter and add references to the new City Charter; and approving the Investment Policy dated July 1, 2007.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

070658
Approving the plat of Wallstreet Garage Condominium, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; 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. (SD1148B)


Add to Consent Docket

070684
Approving the plat of The Reserve at Riverstone-First Plat an addition in Platte 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. (SD1328)


Add to Consent Docket

070702
Approving the plat of Oak Street Condominium, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1278A)


Add to Consent Docket

070703
Approving the plat of 41st Street Condominium, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; 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. (SD1239)


Add to Consent Docket

070706
Approving the preliminary plat of 41 Penn Condominiums in District M-1 (light industry) on approximately 0.5 acres generally located at the southeast corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and Archibald Street. (SD 1333)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

070707
Approving the plat of Ridgewood 1st Plat C.U.P., an addition in Jackson 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. (SD1336)


Add to Consent Docket

070729
Accepting various easements in Jackson County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Add to Consent Docket

070730
Authorizing execution of a Relocation Services Agreement with Clay County Government for relocation services provided for the Clay County Regional Airport Expansion Project.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

070732
Approving the plat of The Hilltop at Briarcliff, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD0472T)


Add to Consent Docket

070733
Approving the plat of Panijan Subdivision, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1206A)


Add to Consent Docket

070736
Accepting various easements and deeds in Jackson County and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Add to Consent Docket

070737
Accepting various easements and deeds in Platte County and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Add to Consent Docket

070738
Accepting various easements and deeds in Clay County and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Add to Consent Docket

070705
Giving permission to Smokin Joe’s BBQ, LLC, to construct and maintain a balcony for the building at 101 Southwest Boulevard; assessing an encroachment fee of $2,300.00; and estimating $2,300.00 in revenue.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

070741
Accepting four permanent easements in Clay County for water main and appurtenances with EDC, LLC and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds for Clay County, Missouri.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENT FOR READING OF ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS BE WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON FIRST READING ON PAGES 8-11 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

070751
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a workers' compensation benefit filed by Carl R. Criswell for injuries resulting from an accident on February 25, 2005, while employed by the City.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

070752
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a workers' compensation benefit filed by Mubarak I. Hisham for injuries resulting from an accident on June 13, 2003, while employed by the City.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

070761
Reestimating revenues in the amount of $612,706.00 and appropriating it in the Police Grants Fund.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

070771
Establishing the Water Series 2007A Revenue Project Fund; estimating revenues in the amount of $11,219,000.00 in the Water Series 2007A Revenue Project Fund and appropriating the same; designating requisitioning authority; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon project completion; declaring the City’s intent to reimburse itself from bond proceeds; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

070746
Approving the plat of Mill Creek Terrace Townhome Condominium, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; 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. (SD1233A)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

070747
Approving the preliminary plat of Haden Lofts Condominiums on a .33 acre tract of land generally located at 2109 Broadway. (SD 1280A)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

070749
Amending Ordinance No. 060805 establishing the River Market Community Improvement District by correcting its term to reflect nine years as proposed by the petition; and directing the City Clerk to report the correction of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

070753
Approving the First Amendment to the Summit Redevelopment "353" Development Plan submitted by the Summit Redevelopment Corporation. (497-S-2)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

070755
(Sub.)
Approving and designating Project 22 of the Tenth Amendment to the 22nd & Main Tax Increment Financing Plan as a redevelopment project and adopting tax increment financing therein; and authorizing the City Clerk to add a date to the ordinance.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

070765
Appropriating funds in the General Fund for several Brownfield Grants received from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in the amount of $720,502.14 and reestimating revenues in various accounts in the General Fund for the same grants.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

070766
Rezoning an area of approximately 1.41 acres located at 9310 Raytown Rd. from District RA to District R-1aa. (7487-P-1)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

070767
Approving the preliminary plat of Shearer Subdivision – Lots 1 and 2 on a 1.41acre tract of land located at 9310 Raytown Road. (SD 1329)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

070768
Rezoning an area of approximately 1.31 acres generally located at the southwest corner of N.E. Vivion Road and N. Cypress Avenue from Districts R-1b and CP-1 to District CP-1, and approving a development plan for the same. (5200-CP-12)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

070748
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhood and Community Services to enter into a $100,000.00 contract with UMKC Center for Economic Information for provision of a housing conditions survey.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

070756
Accepting and approving a supplemental grant award amendment in the amount of $1,013,510.00 with the U.S. Department of Department of Health and Human Services to provide funding for a Ryan White Title I Services, these funds are part of the annual Ryan White Title I Services; increasing revenue in the amount of $178,999.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and reducing appropriations in the amount of $1,040,461.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

070757
Approving contracts with various agencies in the total amount of $171,310.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist and Development Fund.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

070758
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to establish, within 30 days, a vacant building task force, which will have as its purpose to identify and measure the scope of the vacant building problem, to identify and classify the root causes, to develop and test potential solutions and to measure the results.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

070759
Authorizing acceptance of a grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the Community Development Block Grant Program in the amount of $9,425,912.00, the HOME Investment Partnerships Program in the amount of $2,893,681.00, the Emergency Shelter Grant Program in the amount of $ 393,531.00 and the Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS Program in the amount of $918,000.00, for the total amount of $13,631,124.00; reducing revenues in the Community Development Fund in the amount of $15,909.00, the HOME Investment Partnerships Program Fund in the amount of $11,366.00; increasing revenues in the Emergency Shelter Grant Program in the amount of $2,607.00; reducing and increasing appropriations in the Community Development Fund, HOME Investment Partnerships Program Fund and Emergency Shelter Grant Program to adjust allocations in accordance with the approved 2007 Consolidated Action Plan as outlined in Resolution 070289.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

070750
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to implement further energy conservation performance contracts for reduced energy and operational costs at the City which meet the criteria established by Missouri State statute for energy performance contracts and directing the City Manager to issue an RFQ within 45 days to select a performance contracting partner to implement self funding facility, maintenance, and energy savings program.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

070754
Accepting various easements in Jackson County and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds for Jackson County, Missouri.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

070762
Reducing appropriations in the Water Revenue Project Bond 2005F Fund in the amount of $2,200,000.00 and appropriating this sum to an account in the Water Revenue Project Bond 2005F Fund for a Master Reimbursable Utility Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission for the Vivion Road Water Main Replacement from N. Oak to N. Highland Avenue project; authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

070763
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute four Cooperative Agreements with TIFFANY SQUARE, INC., a Kansas Corporation, for the installation of Traffic Signal Improvements; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached agreements.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

070764
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Parks & Recreation to enter into a Cooperative Agreement with the Downtown Council for purpose of authorizing the installation of banners and brackets identifying the Grand Boulevard of the Americas project, providing funding for a portion of the project and fabrication and installation of honorary street name signs.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

070769
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend funds in an amount not to exceed $4,843,400.00 in accordance with the annual contract with Deffenbaugh Disposal Services, Inc. for the collection and disposal of residential refuse.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

070776
(Sub.)
Authorizing a first amendment to the Agreement for Installation of Streetlights with the Gracemor-Randolph Community Council, dated September 26, 2001, for the purpose of modifying the sum to be contributed to the City and reducing an appropriation in the amount of $120,000.00 in the Streetlight GO Bond 2002A Fund.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee
 
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