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Last Published: 8/4/2011 4:27:58 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:11 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, CINDY CIRCO, MICHAEL BROOKS, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Excused:1 - JAN MARCASON
 

110596
RESOLUTION - Honoring the Ethnic Enrichment Commission for their 32nd Annual Ethnic Enrichment Festival which celebrates the rich ethnic diversity of Kansas City.


Adopted

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

110591
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor & Council from the City Clerk declaring Tuesday, September 20, 2011 an election to elect two successor directors for The Shops on Blue Parkway Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

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

110592
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the City Clerk regarding the 2nd report of the 2011 Aggregate Assessment Valuations from the Cass County Clerk's Office.


Received And Filed

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

110593
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council from the City Clerk regarding a Certificate of Sufficiency for an Initiative Petition regarding Light Rail Based Transit.


Received And Filed

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

110551
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a workers' compensation benefit filed by John Pisciotta for injuries resulting from an accident on October 13, 2010, while employed by the City.


Passed

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

110550
Estimating revenues in the amount of $190,881,392.00 in Fund No. 5401, the Refunding Bond Fund and appropriating the same from the sale of Industrial Development Authority of the City of Kansas City, Missouri (“IDA”) Tax-Exempt Refunding Revenue Bonds (Kansas City Downtown Redevelopment District), Series 2011A Bonds; transferring $2,546,202.00 from Fund No. 3310, the KC Live Series District 4 Fund to Fund No. 5401, the Refunding Bond Fund; estimating revenues in the amount of $845,610.00 in Fund No. 5320, the KC Downtown Redevelopment District Debt Fund; appropriating $954,241.00 from Fund No. 5320, the KC Downtown Redevelopment District Debt Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon project completion.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Johnson Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: There are no consent items this week. ADVANCE DEBATES: 1. 110573 (sub) 5. 110569 9. 110538 13. 110577 (sub) 2. 110586 6. 110570 10. 110581 14. 110583 3. 110587 7. 110571 11. 110582 4. 110588 (sub) 8. 110576 12. 110568 (sub) ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110573
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Mayor to execute a contract with Gamble & Schlemeier, Ltd. for State lobbying services for a one-year term beginning August 1, 2011, in the amount of $202,609.00, with four one-year renewals with an annual three percent increase, contingent upon appropriation of funds.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 1 - Ford

110586
Estimating revenue in the amount of $20,649,664.28 in the ARRA Stimulus Grant Fund; appropriating $14,683,683.81 to the ARRA Stimulus Grant Fund; reducing an appropriation by $30,500.00; designating requisitioning authorities; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

110587
Reestimating the uncollected revenue in the amount of $10,488,585.51 in the ARRA Stimulus Fund; authorizing certain accounts to be reappropriated in the FY11-12 fiscal year; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

110588
(Sub.)
Amending Article IX of Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-1201, and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter which provides a minimum five percent of prior service credit as a supplemental pension benefit to former MAST employees.


Passed as Substituted

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

110569
Accepting and approving a one-year grant award in the amount of $3,945,613.00 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, to provide funding for Ryan White Title I and Minority AIDS Initiative services


Passed

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

110570
Accepting and approving a one-year contract in the amount of $51,239.00 with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to reduce the burden of heart disease and stroke and provide support services to people with high blood pressure; and increasing the revenue and appropriation in the amount of $20,879.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Passed

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

110571
(Sub.)
Accepting and approving a $61,230.10 contract amendment with the University of Kansas Hospital Authority for case management services; and declaring an emergency.


Councilmember Sharp Move to Amend

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


Passed as Substituted

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

110576
Accepting and approving a one year $6,258.00 federal pass through grant award contract from Children's Mercy Hospital to develop and implement an inexpensive assessment plan to optimize tuberculosis treatment in children; increasing revenue and appropriations in the amount of $5,510.00; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

110538
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District CP-2 on a 14 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of W. 101st Street and Wornall Road for the purpose of removing the use restriction prohibiting a drive through facility. (6819-P-6)


Passed

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

110581
Appropriating $463,390.43 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Public Safety Sales Tax for various construction projects.


Passed

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

110582
Appropriating $97,429.04 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Fire Sales Tax for Fire Station 39.


Passed

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

110568
(Sub.)
Condemning and taking private property interests for public use for the construction and maintenance of Longview Road, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation; authorizing continued negotiations by the Capital Project Department; consenting to the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney on behalf of the City; and authorizing the City Clerk to cause this ordinance to be recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds for Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.


Passed as Substituted

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

110577
(Sub.)
Reducing appropriations in the KCMAC Series C1 Fund in the amount of $1,096,166.78; appropriating $2,019,937.99 to 72nd and Waukomis; reducing appropriations in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $5,656,687.99; appropriating $453,190.80 in the Capital Improvements Fund to KC Bicycle Initiative; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

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

110583
Authorizing an Off-Airport Parking Permit Agreement with PRG Parking Management, LLC d/b/a The Parking Spot at the Kansas City International Airport.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Circo Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENT FOR READING OF ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS BE WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON FIRST READING ON PAGES 6-8 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110594
Amending Ordinance No. 110163 by repealing Section 1 and enacting in its place a new Section 1, increasing the taxes levied for the general fund, health fund, and museum fund.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

110602
RESOLUTION - Declining to place before the voters a proposed ordinance prohibiting the production of any components for nuclear weapons at 14500 Botts Road as proposed by a committee of petitioners.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

110607
Enacting a new Section 68.476, Code of Ordinances, entitled KCMO Initiative to Build a New Regional Public Transportation System to enact a new tax totaling 3/8 % to be devoted to a multi-modal light rail-based regional transit system headquartered at Union Station to extend for 25 years beginning in 2011, providing for submission of this ordinance to the qualified voters of the City for their approval at the next available election; authorizing and directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of this election; authorizing and directing the City Clerk to notify the Missouri Director of Revenue if the proposal is approved by the voters; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110595
Approving the plat of Barry Plaza, Replat of Lot 11, Barry Plaza - Fourth Plat and Tract D, Barry Plaza Detention Plat, an addition in Platte 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. (SD0941H)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110597
Authorizing the Director of Housing and Community Development to enter into contracts up to $2,192,000.0 with various organizations to provide public facility, housing and economic development services from Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnership Program funding approved in the 2011 One Year Action Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110598
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 $7,655,301.00, the HOME Investment Partnerships Program in the amount of $2,680,688.00, the Emergency Shelter Grant Program in the amount of $ 370,888.00, and the Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS Program in the amount of $1,110,292.00, for the total amount of $11,817,169.00; reducing revenues in the Community Development Fund in the amount of $844,699.00, the HOME Investment Partnerships Program Fund in the amount of $119,312.00, and the Emergency Shelter Grant Program in the amount of $16,450.00; increasing revenues in the Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS Program in the amount of $1,770.00; reducing and increasing appropriations in the Community Development Fund, HOME Investment Partnerships Program Fund, Emergency Shelter Grant Program, and the Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS Program to adjust allocations in accordance with the approved 2011 One Year Action Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110603
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the Tenth Amendment to the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan; and approving the Tenth Amendment to the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110604
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 21 of the Tenth Amendment to the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110605
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 22 of the Tenth Amendment to the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110606
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 23 of the Tenth Amendment to the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110589
Authorizing the transfer of $50,000.00 in the Capital Improvement Fund from the Capital Projects Department account to the Public Works Department account; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110590
Authorizing a $109,102.00 Amendment No. 2 with Olsson Associates for professional services for the 12th Street Viaduct Bridge Over Railroad (Phase 3).


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110599
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to execute a cooperative agreement with the Missouri Department of Transportation for use of Transportation, Community and System Preservation grant funds for the Brush Creek Beautification Project; estimating revenue and appropriating $999,829.00 to the Capital Improvements Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110600
Amending Ordinance No. 090994 that approved receipt of a $444,660.00 grant for the Brush Creek Trail Enhancement project by authorizing use of the funds for the Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard Streetscape Improvements project.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110601
Authorizing the Capital Projects Department to execute a Purchase and Sale Contract with the State of Missouri acting by and through the State Highway Commission of Missouri for improvements to NE Chouteau Trafficway.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110608
Reducing an appropriation in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $1,200,000.00; appropriating that amount to the Capital Improvements Fund for Phelps Road Improvements; authorizing the Director of Capital Projects Department to enter into a contract with Radmacher Brothers Excavating Co., Inc. for the Phelps Road & US 40 Hwy Intersection Improvements project; authorizing the expenditure of approximately $1,530,000.00; approving project management costs; directing the Public Improvements Advisory Committee to move citywide funding for Phelps Road Improvements; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110609
Estimating revenue and appropriating $1,859,807.33 in the ARRA Stimulus Fund; authorizing a contract with National Streetscape for Green Impact Zone - Prospect and 51st Street; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend approximately $1,860,000.00 for the project; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110610
Estimating revenue and appropriating $2,395,640.92 in the ARRA Stimulus Fund; authorizing a contract with Intec Construction for Green Impact Zone - Boulevards & Parkways; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend approximately $2,396,000.00 for the project; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Johnson Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110611
Appropriating $30,000.00 from the Public Transportation Fund to the Parking and Transportation Commission.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee
 
 Councilmember Circo Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110612
RESOLUTION - Approving Mayoral appointments to the Tax Increment Financing Commission.


Adopted

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