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Last Published: 7/18/2014 12:44:38 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:12 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, MICHAEL BROOKS, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
 

140566
RESOLUTION - Honoring The Tim Henning Memorial Golf Tournament.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140567
RESOLUTION - Honoring Kevin Evans as a Rich Noll Pacesetter for July, 2014.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140549
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Shoal Creek Valley Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2015.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140555
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E41883-E41886


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, 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: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140398
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 88 by enacting a new subsection 88-570-02-K, Applicability; Authorized Administrative Adjustments; Signs, and amending 88-445-08-C to allow an administrative adjustment for certain signs.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140504
(Sub.)
Approving the 14th & Baltimore Redevelopment Area (PIEA) General Development Plan for an area of approximately 1.42 acres generally bounded by Baltimore Avenue on the east, by 13th Street on the north, the alley bisecting Baltimore Avenue and Wyandotte Street on the west, and 14th Street to the south.


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

Seconded by Councilmember Sharp
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Held on Docket (7/24/2014)

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140520
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Traders On Grand, Claim No. T1314-0877A.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140521
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by The Law Offices of Tracy L. Robinson, LC, Claim No. T1314-0877C.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140522
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Legal Aid of Western Missouri, Claim No. T1314-0877B.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140523
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Embassy Properties, Claim No. T1314-1105A.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140524
(Sub.)
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim entitled Mark Bowland v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, EEOC Charge No. 28E-2014-00873.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140525
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Cynthia Holmes v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1216-CV13083.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140511
Vacating the dedicated but unconstructed and un-named right of way between two lots north of W. Gregory Boulevard between Brookside Road and Main Street, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; retaining a utility easement; directing the City Clerk to record certain documents; and repealing Ordinance No. 130578. (1676-V)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, 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: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140535
(Sub.)
Appropriating $295,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund for Kansas City Police Department building maintenance; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140538
Authorizing the City Attorney to execute and file such pleadings and documents as may be required to establish a port improvement district to assess a 1% sales and use tax and a property tax upon the Berkley Riverfront property, for the purposes of generating revenue to pay the costs of infrastructure required to facilitate the development of the Berkley Riverfront property.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140539
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and deliver a Cooperative Agreement with the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, for the purposes of providing for the future amendment of the Riverfront lease to extend its term and allocate certain lease revenues towards the payment of costs associated with the single-point urban interchange and other infrastructure and supportive facilities to be constructed; and authorizing the City Attorney to execute and file such documents as may be required to establish a port improvement district.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140527
Authorizing a $545,264.00 increase to the contingency to the Rehabilitate Taxiways – Phase 3 project at the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140536
Authorizing a $100,000.00 contingency increase to the Rent-A-Car Facility Improvements contract with KES Construction at KCI; appropriating funds; recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140530
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Eighth Amendment to the 1200 Main/South Loop Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Eighth Amendment to the 1200 Main/South Loop Tax Increment Financing Plan; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140534
(Sub.)
Approving a Kansas City Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund program loan application in an amount not to exceed $280,000.00 for the Faxon School Apartments, LLC, authorizing the Director of City Development to execute the necessary loan documents and authorizing further acts.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 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: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140540
RESOLUTION - Adopting a taxpayer bill of rights to provide the City’s taxpayers a better understanding of their tax obligations and rights.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140547
Authorizing the transfer of $4,670,389.00 in tax credits allocated for Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds from the City of Kansas City, Missouri to the Missouri Clean Energy District.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140548
Establishing the City of Kansas City, Missouri’s Green Community Program; describing the projects and programs authorized to be funded by the Program; and requiring City Council approval for all projects and programs funded by the Program.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140558
Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute a $534,715.00 contract amendment with Toshiba Business Solutions (USA), Inc. to continue to provide multifunctional printers with maintenance and consumables for an additional one year period; and authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to amend the contract and exercise the City’s renewal option for one additional year.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140562
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Ubaldo Garcia v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, et al., 1316-CV27916.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140541
Accepting and approving a one-year grant award in the amount of $4,486,458.00 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, to provide funding for Ryan White Part A and Minority AIDS Initiative services.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

140542
Declaring an area of less than one acre located at 1914 Main Street to be a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law and approving the Urban Renewal Plan for the same, said plan to be known as the 1914 Main Street Urban Renewal Plan. (708-S)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140550
Approving the plat of Centerpoint Intermodal Center Second Plat, 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. (SD1411B)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140551
Approving the plat of Hill Crest Replat, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1481A)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140552
Approving the plat of Northview Meadows 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. (SD1369B)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140553
Approving the plat of Stockyards Place, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; vacating a portion of an alley and retaining an easement; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1480A)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140554
Amending Ordinance No. 041238 by repealing Section 3 and enacting in its place a new section 3, to revise the legal description of the Blue Ridge Mall Tax Increment Tax Increment Financing Redevelopment Area; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140557
Accepting and approving the recommendation of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, as to the termination of the Amended and Restated Three Trails District Tax Increment Financing Plan and the designation of Redevelopment Project 3; authorizing the Director of Finance to execute certain documents; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140559
Rezoning an area of less than one acre located at 1914 Main from District DX-15 to District UR, and approving a development plan for mixed use residential also containing commercial and parking. (12341-UR-5)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140561
Rezoning a 7 acre tract of land generally located west of Prairie View Road between N.W. 100th Street and N.W. 104th Street from District B3-3 to B4-3. (14475-P)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140560
Amending Section 50-261, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Unlawful use of weapons – generally” to be consistent with state requirements that an intoxicated person lawfully carrying a weapon must be negligent or act in an unlawful manner or discharge the weapon to unlawfully use a weapon; to codify statutory changes to the exemption for retired law enforcement officers to carry a weapon; and to prohibit the open carrying of a firearm or any other weapon readily capable of lethal use.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

140543
Authorizing a $550,000.00 contract with Carollo Engineers, Inc. for the Line Creek/Rock Creek I/I Reduction Area 1 Project.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

140544
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a $4,500,000.00 contract with Insituform Technologies USA, Inc. for the City Wide Sewer Main Rehabilitation Fiscal Year 2015 project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

140545
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a fourth and final renewal contract with Ace Pipe Cleaning, Inc. for sludge hauling services for various Water Services Department facilities; and authorizing the expenditure of approximately $390,000.00.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

140546
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a $7,000,000.00 contract with Tenoch SB, a Joint Venture, for the Asphalt and Concrete Restoration project.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

140556
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a $1,629,000.00 contract with Foley Company for the Universal Avenue Storm Sewer Improvements – Phase 2 – Milwaukee Pump Station Improvements project.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

140563
Amending Section 70-1, “Definitions,” to make the definition of streetcar stop or station consistent with that term as used in section 50-157, “Conduct on buses, streetcars, and at bus or streetcar stops.”


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Wagner) Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140568
Authorizing an increase in the compensation of the City Auditor, Douglas Jones.


Councilmember Marcason (Second by Wagner) Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Wagner
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Reed) Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140569
Authorizing an increase in the compensation of the City Clerk, Marilyn Sanders.


Councilmember Marcason (Second by Reed) Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Reed
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
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