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Last Published: 1/24/2014 9:05:48 AM
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
 

140062
COMMUNICATION - Accepting various deeds in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance.


Received And Filed

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

140063
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the 39th Street Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2015.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140068
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the 3-Trails Village Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2015.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
 Councilmember Marcason (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 “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

140017
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Calling for the joint establishment of the Kansas City Urban Rail Transportation Development District with the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, for the purpose of implementing and funding the design, engineering, construction and/or operation of an expanded streetcar system and other transportation projects.


Adopted as Substituted

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

140036
(Sub.)
Providing for submission to the qualified voters of the City for their approval at an election called for Tuesday, April 8, 2014, the question of authorizing the issuance and sale of negotiable interest bearing waterworks revenue bonds of the City in the principal amount of $500,000,000.00 for the purpose of improving and extending the waterworks system of the City; authorizing the City to reimburse itself for improvements and extensions to the waterworks system; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of this election; recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure; and declaring the effective date of the authorization.


Councilmember Marcason (Second by Circo) Move to Amend

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


Passed as Substituted and Amended

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

140032
(Sub.)
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held Tuesday, April 8, 2014, a question authorizing the City to establish fees for lodging establishment inspections and permits; amending Chapter 34, Code of Ordinances, by repealing in its entirety Article VII, Lodginghouses, consisting of Sections 34-331 through 34-360, and enacting a new Article XV, Lodging Establishments, consisting of Sections 34-600 through 34-699, establishing a new system of lodging establishment permitting, inspections and penalties for the purpose of protecting the public health and safety; authorizing and directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of this election; recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

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

140027
Amending Chapter 74, the Kansas City Redevelopment Ordinance, by adding a new Article V, Reclamation of Blighted, Substandard or Insanitary Areas, to guide City processes in the reclamation of blighted, substandard or insanitary areas and the condemnation of blighted properties taken under the authority of Section 21, Article VI, of the Missouri Constitution.


Passed

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

140051
Approving the plat of Amber Lakes – Fifth 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. (SD0682K)


Passed

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

140046
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into an Amendment to the Stakeholder Contribution Agreement with the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) in support of the Missouri River Degradation Feasibility Cost Share Agreement between MARC and the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers; and authorizing an increased expenditure of $167,300.00.


Passed

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

140048
Approving an additional contingency of $85,000.00 for the Elevated Steel Water Tanks Rehabilitation and Painting Phase II project with Thomas Industrial Coatings.


Passed

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

140057
(Sub.)
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on April 8, 2014, a question amending the Charter of Kansas City to change election dates from late February and late March to early April and late June and beginning terms of office on August 1; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election on or before January 28, 2014; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure within the City Charter because it calls an election.


Passed as Substituted

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

140058
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on April 8, 2014, a question amending the Charter of Kansas City to eliminate at-large Council districts and provide for 12 Council districts reducing the number of Council members presented to each voter from seven to one; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election on or before January 28, 2014; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure within the City Charter because it calls an election.


Passed

Ayes: 5 - Johnson, Reed, Circo, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 8 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor


Failed

140059
(Sub.)
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on April 8, 2014, a question amending the Charter of Kansas City to allow dismissal of the City Manager by the Mayor as well as by nine members of the City Council; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election on or before January 28, 2014; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure within the City Charter because it calls an election.


Passed

Ayes: 3 - Johnson, Circo, James, Jr.
Nays: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp


Failed

140060
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on April 8, 2014, a questions amending the Charter of Kansas City updating financial reporting and procedures; providing for submission of the annual budget by the City Manager to the Mayor and Council based on a required five-year financial plan; expressly permitting the Mayor to work with other governments if the interests of the City can also be advanced; renaming recognized emergency ordinances as ordinances with an accelerated effective date; and permitting elected officials to serve in non-City appointive positions not inconsistent with their public office; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election on or before January 28, 2014; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure within the City Charter because it calls an election.


Passed

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

140061
(Sub.)
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on April 8, 2014, a question amending the Charter of Kansas City to modify the number of required City departments and to require the existence of a Health Commission; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election on or before January 28, 2014; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure within the City Charter because it calls an election.


Passed as Substituted

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

140045
Accepting and approving a one-year $460,235.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for HIV prevention and risk reduction services in Kansas City, Missouri.


Passed

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

140052
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into a contract with Blue Hills Community Services in the amount of $240,000.00 from the Community Development Block Grant Fund for the purpose of providing a moderate home repair program in the Santa Fe neighborhood.


Passed

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

140047
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a $3,200,000.00 contract with Foley Company and a $633,000.00 contract with Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc., for the East Bottoms Pump Station Rehabilitation – Phase I.


Passed

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

140049
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a $16,270,000.00 contract with Foley Company for the Turkey Creek Wastewater Pump Station Modification project.


Passed

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

140055
Authorizing a $1,600,000.00 contract with Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc. for Water Services Department Utilities Construction Inspection Services Associated with the Downtown Streetcar Project.


Passed

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

140064
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Ben and Katie Paynter v. City of Kansas City, Case No. 1316-CV11957.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140065
RESOLUTION - Expressing the City of Kansas City, Missouri’s opposition to SB 618 and urging the members of the Kansas City legislative delegation to the Missouri General Assembly and the Missouri Municipal League to oppose its enactment.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140069
Accepting and approving a one-year $131,924.00 grant award agreement from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for a comprehensive human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) surveillance program in the Kansas City, Missouri area.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

140073
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to execute a $500,000.00 contract, financing agreement and loan documents with Faxon School Apartments, LLC to provide partial funding in support of the conversion of the former Faxon School located at 3710 Paseo Boulevard into 46 units of affordable senior housing; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

140074
Amending the 2012 One Year Action Plan and authorizing submittal of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Community Development for its consideration to permit a new activity to be funded and amend the budget for the further development of the Monarch Manor project; appropriating $150,000.00 in the HOME Investment Fund; estimating revenue in the amount of $150,000.00 in the HOME Investment Fund; authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to execute a contract with Entrepreneurs Enterprises, LLC in an amount not to exceed $300,000.00 for costs associated with Monarch Manor Project; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

140066
Consenting to the rate of front foot special assessment to be levied by the Union Hill Special Business District; consenting to the proposed uses of the revenues produced therefrom; estimating and appropriating revenue in the amount of $34,925.36 in the Union Hill Special Business District Fund; re-estimating and re-appropriating the remaining uncollected revenues and unexpended and unencumbered appropriations to the 2014-15 Fiscal Year; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140067
Consenting to the rate of front foot special assessment to be levied by the Westport Special Business District; consenting to the proposed uses of the revenues produced therefrom; estimating and appropriating revenue in the amount of $41,573.12 in the Westport Special Business District Fund; re-estimating and re-appropriating the remaining uncollected revenues and unexpended and unencumbered appropriations to the 2014-15 Fiscal Year; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140071
Approving the plat of Moyes Eye Center – 1st 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. (SD1469A)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140072
Approving the plat of Dollar General Store Number 13813, an addition in Clay 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. (SD1456A)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140050
Stating City Council support for improvements to Englewood Road including the US 169 interchange; and directing the City Manager to work with the Missouri Department of Transportation to prepare applications for the MoDOT Partnership Development Cost Share Program.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140053
Authorizing amendment No. 3 with HNTB for approximately $54,800.00 for supplemental design services for the construction of the Botts Road and M-150 Interchange project.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Curls (Second by Reed) Move To Introduce

140075
Approving and authorizing the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners to accept the transfer of ownership from the Land Bank of Kansas City, Missouri, of one parcel of land located at 2013 Madison and another triangular parcel of land located at 20th Street and West Pennway for park and recreation purposes.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities
 
 Councilmember Curls (Second by Reed) Move To Introduce

140076
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into a contract with Blue Hills Community Services in the amount of $100,000.00 from the Community Development Block Grant Fund for the purpose of property acquisition in the Santa Fe neighborhood.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities
 
 Councilmember Brooks (Second by Ford) Move To Introduce

140077
Approving the sale of surplus property in the vicinity of 63rd and Prospect and authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a deed therefore and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the Recorder of Deeds in Jackson County.


Councilmember Brooks (Second by Ford) Move to Waive Charter Requirement

Seconded by Councilmember Ford
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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