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Last Published: 7/24/2009 9:55:35 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - MARK FUNKHOUSER
Present:10 - DEB HERMANN, BILL SKAGGS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, BETH GOTTSTEIN, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, JOHN SHARP
Out:1 - TERRY RILEY
Excused:1 - CATHY JOLLY
 

090637
RESOLUTION - Congratulating the Kansas City Tribe women’s tackle football team on a successful season and wishing the team success in the upcoming IWFL World Championship Game.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090636
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulations E40953-E40959


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090546
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION -  Amending the 2009 One Year Action Plan and authorizing submission of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for its consideration in order to receive funding under the Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnerships Programs.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090578
Estimating revenue in the Community Development Block Grant Fund; and appropriating funds from the Unappropriated Fund Balance to the Minor Home Repair account in the Community Development Block Grant Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090568
Approving the plat of Melrose Corner Condominium Phase 2, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting an easement; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1410A)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090569
Approving the plat of NNSA National Security Campus, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute a certain agreement; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1414)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090570
Approving the plat of Marion Crossing at Three Trails – Lots 6A and 6B, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; establishing grades on public ways; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1375A)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090571
Approving the plat of Marion Crossing at Three Trails – Lot 1, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1375C)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090573
Authorizing reconstruction of sidewalks, curbs, driveway entrances, and appurtenances along various streets Citywide; reducing and appropriating $209,794.83 from the Revolving Public Improvement Fund; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $209,794.83 for the projects; and authorizing assessment of the costs against the properties benefited.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090584
Releasing part of a permanent sanitary sewer easement from Park Hill R-5 School District in Platte County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record the release.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090555
Reducing and increasing appropriations in various sanitary sewer special assessment bond funds; transferring $519.38 from the 1997 SRF General Obligation Bond Fund (No. 3240) to the Sanitary Sewer Special Assessment Debt Fund (No. 5100); designating requisitioning authority; and authorizing the Director of Finance to close the 1997 SRF General Obligation Bond Fund..


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090456
Approving the plat of Hunt Midwest Business Park – Third 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. (SD0956E)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090554
Approving an amendment to the Downtown Streetscape Master Plan for an area bounded by I-670 on the north, 17th Street on the south, Baltimore Street on east and Broadway Boulevard on the west.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090583
Approving a $58,973.55 contract amendment with Kansas City Free Health Clinic to provide substance abuse counseling, assessment and intervention services for clients living with HIV/AIDS.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090576
Authorizing execution of an Easement Conveyance with Kansas City Power and Light Company to enter upon lands of Kansas City to provide power to a Compressed Natural Gas facility on City-owned property at the Blue River Secondary Treatment Plant located at 7600 E. Front Street; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds for Jackson County, Missouri.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: 090579 ADVANCE DEBATES: 090613 (sub) 090620 090495 (2sub) ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090579
Authorizing a Convention and Entertainment Facilities utilities concessions agreement with Green Wave Technology, Inc.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090613
(Sub.)
Accepting a $141,824.73 2009 Recovery Violence Against Women Act Grant and a $48,546.73 2009 Recovery Victims of Crime Act Grant, both from the Missouri Department of Public Safety; estimating and appropriating a total of $190,371.46 in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Funds; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090620
Appropriating $2,698,366.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund; authorizing a $2,698,366.00 contract with Hoefer Wysocki Architects, LLC, (HWA) for Project No. 07000162 – South Patrol Police Facilities; and authorizing the City Manager to expend $2,698,366.00 for the contract.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090495
(Sub.)
Reducing an appropriation in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $5,500,000.00; transferring $500,000.00 from the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund to the Capital Improvements Fund; specifying surface transportation projects for reallocation of funds due to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009; directing the Public Improvements Advisory Committee to allocate $1,000,000.00 for the next fiscal year in City-wide funds for the Troost Bridge project; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed As Second Substitute

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF THE ORDINANCE ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCE ON SECOND READING ON PAGES 5-7 TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

060536
(Sub.)
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 4 of the North Oak Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

060538
(Sub.)
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 5B of the North Oak Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

060539
(Sub.)
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 6 of the North Oak Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

090591
RESOLUTION - Approving the 2008 Annual Report of the Kansas City, Missouri Downtown Economic Stimulus Authority and authorizing the Director of Finance and the Kansas City, Missouri Downtown Economic Stimulus Authority to submit the report to the Missouri Department of Economic Development. 


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090594
Reducing surplus appropriations, transferring funds, appropriating and re-estimating a total of $1,265,900 in the various streetlight funds and authorizing the closure of the 1997B, 2000A and 2002A Streetlight Bond Funds.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090595
Appropriating $1,254,927.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund for the Metro Patrol Police Station; and transferring $156,042.00 to the Public Art Fund.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090609
Approving the plat of Wallstreet Tower Condominiums Replat, 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. (SD1148D)


Add to Consent Docket

090616
Dedicating a portion of City-owned property for public sewer purposes located in a part of the Southeast Quarter of Section 21, Township 51, Range 32 West, all in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance in the Recorder's Office of Clay County, Missouri.


Add to Consent Docket

090592
Accepting and approving a $443,672.00 contract amendment with Healthcare Strategies Initiative (HSI dba Lackland) to provide insurance continuation services for eligible Ryan White clients who are in case management.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090593
Estimating revenues in the amount of $359,070.00 in the KCMBU Police Grants Fund; transferring $359,070.00 to the KCPDU Police Grants Fund; and appropriating it to various accounts in the KCPDU Police Grant Fund.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090596
Approving contracts with various agencies in the total amount of $150,674.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090597
Approving a $245,336.00 contract amendment with the Good Samaritan Project to provide additional case management care services to eligible clients in the Kansas City Transitional Grant Area (TGA) who meet Ryan White Title I guidelines.


Add to Consent Docket

090598
Approving a $469,536.00 contract amendment with Kansas City Free Health Clinic to provide additional primary care services to eligible clients in the Transitional Grant Area (TGA) who meet Ryan White Title I guidelines.


Add to Consent Docket

090599
Approving a $343,918.00 contract amendment with Kansas City Free Health Clinic to provide additional case management services to eligible clients in the Kansas City Transitional Grant Area (TGA) who meet Ryan White Title I guidelines.


Add to Consent Docket

090602
Authorizing a cooperative agreement with Jackson County, Missouri, and providing compensation to the City for the collection of County liquor license fees.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090611
Accepting and approving a one-year $17,490.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to conduct preventive health screening of all newly arriving refugees in Kansas City; and increasing revenue in the amount of $14,575.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090612
Accepting and approving a one year $69,490.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding for the childhood lead poisoning prevention program.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090605
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a $1,299,000.00 contract with P1 Group, Inc. for Contract No. 8437, Project No. 80993189, Ball Valve Replacement at the Secondary Pump Station; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $1,429,000.00 for the project from previously appropriated funds; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090610
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a Contract Amendment No. 1 in the amount of $749,500.00 with HDR Engineering, Inc. for Design Professional Services; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend previously appropriated funds; and designating requisitioning authority.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090614
Estimating revenue in the amount of $1,400,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating it to the Shoal Creek Parkway and the Maplewood Parkway accounts of the Capital Improvements Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


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 8-10 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090625
Approving a settlement agreement with AT&T/SBC Landline in the amount of $10,705,989.35 and authorizing the City Attorney to execute the necessary documents.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090626
Appropriating $516,713.48 to various accounts in the MDFB Loan-Harley Davidson Fund (No. 3260); estimating $127,997.48 in revenue in the General Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and authorizing the Director of Finance to close the MDFB Loan-Harley Davidson Fund.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090633
Reducing the Contingent Appropriation in the General Fund by $1,200,000.00; and appropriating $1,200,000.00 in the General Fund to the Apartment Rebate Program.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090641
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a workers’ compensation benefit filed by Charles Inzerillo for injuries resulting from an accident on February 20, 2006, while employed by the City.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090628
Authorizing acceptance and approval of a weatherization grant from Empire District Gas Company in the amount of $5,201.00; reestimating revenue in the amount of $2,183.00; appropriating the sum of $8,141.00 in the Special Housing Rehabilitation Loan Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Housing Committee

090629
Accepting a U.S. Department of Energy Weatherization Assistance Program, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) grant through the Missouri Department of Natural Resources Division of Energy in the amount of $9,109,303.00; estimating revenue in the amount of $9,109,303.00; appropriating funds in the amount of $9,109,303.00; renaming Fund 2530 to ARRA Stimulus Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Housing Committee

090627
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District GP-3/4 on a 38.5 acre tract of land generally located on both sides of N. Congress Avenue between Missouri Highway 152 and a point about 1,200 feet north of N.W. Barry Road. (12652-GP-22)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090630
Approving the plat of Brighton Crossing Condominium Tenth Plat, an addition in Clay 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. (SD1230J)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090631
Approving the Leased Property Revenues Budget for Fiscal Year 2009-2010, representing proceeds received by the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, under a sublease agreement for the Isle of Capri-Kansas City, Inc., site.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090638
Granting to The Empire District Gas Company, a non-exclusive 10-year franchise to operate a natural gas distribution plant and system within territory of the City for which the Missouri Public Service Commission has granted it authority to serve.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090634
Accepting and approving a one-year $31,454.00 contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to promote heart disease and stroke prevention through implementation and evaluation of community interventions; and increasing appropriations in the amount of $1,378.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090635
Accepting a one year $320,000.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for the Building Blocks of Missouri program which promotes a healthy and safe parenting and home environment.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090639
Repealing Section 50-162, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Funeral picketing”


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090624
Authorizing a $1,630,850.00 Facility Repair and Maintenance Roofing Contract with Kirberg Company, Inc for roof replacement at the Paccar Building and authorizing the Director of General Services to expend $1,800,000.00 for said repairs.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090632
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a Municipal/Road Relinquishment Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission (MoDOT) for a public improvement designated as Route 45/I-29 Outer Road (N.W. Prairie View Road/N. Chatham Avenue) located in Platte County, Missouri and to execute a Cooperative Infrastructure Agreement with the Park Plaza Transportation Development District.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090640
Estimating revenue from assessments and appropriating funds for the 22nd Street Neighborhood Improvement District.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Sharp
Nays: 1 - Gottstein

090643
Approving and authorizing settlement of the lawsuit styled Ruth Bates v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, et al., Case No. 0816-CV16066 and related claims.


Councilmember Hermann Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Skaggs
Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Sharp
Nays: 1 - Gottstein


Passed

Ayes: 7 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo
Nays: 3 - Ford, Gottstein, Sharp
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090644
Authorizing execution of an $845,000.00 Cooperative Agreement with the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri (“EDC”), the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri (“LCRA”), the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri (the “Port Authority”), the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri (the “TIF Commission”) and the Downtown Economic Stimulus Authority of Kansas City, Missouri (“DESA”) for the purpose of providing funds for certain development and redevelopment services (the “EDC Contract”); and authorizing and directing the Director of the Human Relations Department of the City of Kansas City, Missouri to find that each of the respective workforce policies of LCRA, the Port Authority, the TIF Commission and DESA, which either have been approved or are scheduled for consideration and approval by each of LCRA, the Port Authority, the TIF Commission and DESA, is substantially consistent with the Construction Employment Program established pursuant to Chapter 38, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Councilmember Hermann Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Ford
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Councilmember Sharp Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Circo
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Passed as Amended

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Johnson Move To Introduce

090645
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to develop a signature green solution to repair the South Plaza of City Hall, and use a design competition as a method to select this solution.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Ford Move To Introduce

090646
Acknowledging and affirming the composition of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri; and stating the intention of the Council to consider ways to address Jackson County’s concerns regarding the tax increment financing process.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee
 
 Councilmember Sanders Brooks Move To Introduce

090647
Authorizing acceptance of a $3,628,139.00 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development through the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing program as established in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009; appropriating and estimating revenues in the amount of $3,628,139.00 to the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing grant accounts; authorizing execution of contracts with various nonprofit organizations for project implementation; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Housing Committee
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS