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Last Published: 4/26/2013 8:33:18 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
 

130277
RESOLUTION - Honoring Ms. Rhonda Gray on the occasion of her retirement after 25 years of dedicated service with the City of Kansas City.


Adopted

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

130326
RESOLUTION - Declaring April, 2013, as Fair Housing Month in Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

130331
RESOLUTION - Honoring Assistant Division Chief Paul Paikowski as a Rich Noll Pacesetter for April, 2013.


Adopted

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

130332
RESOLUTION - Honoring Frederick Runyon on his retirement after 40 years and 5 months of dedicated service to the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

130333
RESOLUTION - Recognizing recipient, Pat O’Neill of the John J. Sullivan Foundation Humanitarian Award.


Adopted

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

130337
RESOLUTION - Declaring April 27, 2013, as AIDS WALK Kansas City Day in Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

130342
RESOLUTION - Declaring April 25, 2013, Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.


Adopted

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

130328
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from Husch Blackwell regarding submission of additional signature pages for the Petition to Amend the Petition to establish the 39th Street Community Improvement District.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130330
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 61736 through 61745


Received And Filed

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

130340
COMMUNICATION - April 2013-Accepting 6 quit claim deeds in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri and requesting that the City Clerk record the acceptance with said county.


Received And Filed

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

130338
Waiving a requirement of Section 2-83(a), Code of Ordinances, and authorizing the assignment of a contract from the former King Hershey PC law firm to White Goss Bowers March Schulte & Weisenfels for the provision of legal services in connection with the current airport bonds refunding project.


Councilmember Glover Move to Advance

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

130311
RESOLUTION - Amending the South Development Area Plan, on an approximately 3.8 acre tract of land generally located at the northwest corner of E. 105th Street and Holmes Road, by changing the recommended land use from residential to office. (371-S-23)


Passed

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

130288
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a third amendment of a contract with the Metropolitan Energy Center to enlarge the term and increase the total amount of the contract up to $2,545,000.00, all to further the EnergyWorks KC program.


Passed

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

130289
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a third amendment of a contract with the Mid America Regional Council extending the term and time of performance, all to further the EnergyWorks KC program.


Passed

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

120706
(Sub.)
Authorizing a $26,763,434 five year shuttle bus contract with Standard Parking at Kansas City International Airport.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 2 - Davis, Johnson
Nays: 11 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.


Failed

130278
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Revising the City’s financial policy regarding the established condition level for its roadway system, as accounted for using the modified approach in the City’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and requiring an evaluation of the current condition level rating system.


Adopted as Substituted

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

130136
(Sub.)
Amending Sections 88-580-01-A and 88-580-01-B of the Zoning and Development Code regarding Historic Designation application filings, stays of permits and notice requirements.


Councilmember Wagner Move to Amend

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


Passed as Second Substitute as Amended

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 1 - Johnson

130297
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Adopting a policy for the use of sale-leaseback contracts for the purpose of attracting new and retaining existing jobs in Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted as Substituted

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

130312
Rezoning a 3.8 acre tract of land generally located at the northwest corner of E. 105th Street and Holmes Road from District R-0.5 to District O-5. (8623-P-22)


Passed

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

130314
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into contracts up to $4,131,500.00 with various organizations to provide public facility, housing, economic development, homeless, youth, senior, and social services from Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnership and Emergency Solutions Grant funding approved in the 2013 One-Year Action Plan and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, 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 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.

130308
Approving the petition to amend the petition to establish the Brookside Community Improvement District; establishing the amended Brookside Community Improvement District generally located on either side of 63rd Street between Wornall Road on the west and Main Street on the east in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to report the amendment of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Circo 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.

130341
Authorizing the Director of Finance to accept the proposal of Banc of America Public Capital Corporation (“BAPCC”) for financing the acquisition of television communication equipment for government cable Channel 2 (the “Project”) under a Master Equipment Lease/Purchase Agreement (“Lease”) in an approximate principal amount not to exceed $302,000.00; estimating and appropriating $302,000.00 in lease proceeds; authorizing the execution of any and all documents and agreements necessary for the financing; designating requisitioning authorities; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon project completion; declaring the intent of the City to reimburse itself from the lease purchase proceeds for certain expenditures; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130327
Authorizing the Director of Health to enter into contracts with area health centers, Children's Mercy Hospital, and Truman Medical Center to provide primary health care services for indigent residents in Kansas City, Missouri; and declaring an emergency.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

130336
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into a contract with Legal Aid of Western Missouri in the amount of $377,743.00 for provision of certain legal services.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

130329
Approving the plat of Highlands of Northview – Third Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting and releasing 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. (SD1334C)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130339
Accepting and estimating revenue for interest earned through a cooperative agreement with Jackson County through FY 2009-10 Recovery Act: Justice Assistance Grant allocated by the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs; and estimating revenue in the amount of $60,422.00 in the Justice Assistance Grant Fund; appropriating it to the Justice Assistance Grant Fund.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

130284
Declaring it necessary to re-establish the street grades for a segment of Front Street; establishing the right-of-way for Front Street and Riverfront Drive; and directing the City Clerk to publish notice and to record this ordinance.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130285
Approving various Traffic Regulations in compliance with Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130286
Approving various Traffic Regulations in compliance with Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130287
Approving various Traffic Regulations in compliance with Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130291
Estimating revenues in the amount of $1,345,841.27 in the Public Works Reimburseable Fund; appropriating that amount to special projects maintenance accounts; and authorizing an agreement with Black and McDonald for streetlight and traffic signal repair and maintenance for approximately $5,442,000.00.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130302
Approving various Traffic Regulations in compliance with Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130325
Authorizing an amendment to a contract with HNTB Corporation for approximately $62,800.00 for the Troost Avenue Bridge – North Pedestrian Improvements (TIGER) project; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130334
Approving various Traffic Regulations in compliance with Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130335
Authorizing an amendment to an agreement with HDR Engineering, Inc. for approximately $6,032,000.00 for the Downtown Streetcar Transit System; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130343
Authorizing a contract for the resurfacing of various streets generally north of the Missouri River; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130344
Authorizing a contract for the resurfacing of various streets generally from south of the Missouri River to 49th Street; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130345
Authorizing a contract for the resurfacing of various streets generally from south of the Missouri River to 49th Street; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130346
RESOLUTION - Stating City Council support for improvements to Missouri Route 210 from I-435 west to the easterly city limits near Missouri Route 291 including the interchange of I-435 and Route 210 and directing the City Manager to identify potential funding options utilizing Sections 99.800 through 99.865, RSMo, and Chapter 238, RSMo, to provide a local match to be used to fund the improvements.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130347
Approving recommendations of Arterial Street Impact Fee Committees; transferring appropriations in the Arterial Street Impact Fee Fund; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a Funding and Reimbursement Agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission for the design of North Brighton Avenue; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130348
RESOLUTION - Expressing the Mayor and City Council’s support for TIGER Discretionary Grant 2013 Application, and the City’s commitment to provide the local matching funds for the Downtown Streetcar project through Transportation Development District funding; and expressing the Mayor and City Council’s support for the project and application submittal.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Reed Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130349
RESOLUTION - Expressing support for applications amending the Greater Downtown Area Plan from residential medium to downtown residential at the area east of Troost between E. 24th Street and Beacon Hill Lane; amending the Beacon Hill Development Urban Redevelopment District (URD) at this location to modify the proposed land use and density from townhome condominium to multi-family student housing; and vacating the east-west alley next north of Beacon Hill Lane, west of the north-south alley next east of Troost Avenue, as needed to implement the University of Missouri-Kansas City student housing and parking facility project.


Adopted

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