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Last Published: 7/23/2013 10:07:29 AM
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, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, MICHAEL BROOKS, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Excused:1 - RUSS JOHNSON
 

130559
RESOLUTION - Honoring Ms. Janice Wilkinson on the occasion of her retirement after 17 years of dedicated service with the City of Kansas City.


Adopted

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

130562
RESOLUTION - Recognizing United Nations International Mandela Day and commemorating the contributions, sacrifice and service of Nelson Mandela.


Adopted

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

130567
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council from the City Clerk pursuant to Rule 7.07, listing the Semi-Annual Docket items considered by the Finance, Governance and Ethics Committee, Planning, Zoning and Economic Development Committee and the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. The Neighborhood, Housing and Healthy Communities Committee and the Public Safety and Emergency Services Committee had no Semi-Annual Docket items to consider.


Received And Filed

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

130494
Approving various Traffic Regulations in compliance with Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances.


Passed

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

130506
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 14, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 14-15, Keeping of small animals and fowl in pens, 14-16, Abuse or neglect of animals, and 14-51, Penalties, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter and enacting new Sections 14-16.1, 14-16.2 and 14-16.3.


Councilmember Sharp (Second by Reed) Move to Amend

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


Passed as Substituted and Amended

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

130495
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Finding that the operation of traffic signals at certain intersections is in the best interest of the City; directing the City Manager to operate traffic signals at those intersections; and calling for a comprehensive plan with regard to the City’s traffic signal infrastructure.


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 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 “Scheduled Committee Advances” and that these ordinances be advanced for final reading and consideration at this time. Excluding Ordinance 130532
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130516
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Peter Jolly v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1216-CV14383.


Passed

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

130546
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a Workers' Compensation benefit filed by Frank P. Fazzino for injuries resulting from an accident on January 27, 2011, while employed by the City.


Passed

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

130512
Approving the plat of Copperleaf Tenth 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. (SD0980J)


Passed

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

130513
Approving the plat of Northview Meadows Second 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. (SD1369A)


Passed

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

130535
Approving the plat of Lots 1 and 2, McCrite Plaza, 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. (SD1438A)


Passed

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

130538
Authorizing a $225,561.68 Amendment No. 2 with Wellner Architects, Inc. for the ARFF Vehicle Storage Facility at the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport; authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend approximately $248,119.00 for the contract; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

130543
Authorizing the execution of a $150,000 contract with Trabue Industrial Systems at Kansas City International Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in an amount not to exceed $150,000.00.


Passed

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

130528
Estimating revenue in the amount of $2,500,000.00 and appropriating it from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the City Legal Expense Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130544
Reducing appropriations in the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund in the amount of $82,025.00; appropriating that amount from the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund to the Police Headquarters Renovation account; authorizing Amendment No. 4 to an agreement with Helix Architecture + Design; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

130548
(Sub.)
Appropriating $300,000.00 from the Health Levy Fund; appropriating $100,000.00 from the Health Department Building Fund; appropriating $460,000.00 from the Conventions and Tourism Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

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

130515
Approving the preliminary plat of 39th Street Gateway Project – Phase I on a 3.8 acre tract of land in Districts R-2.5 generally located at the northeast corner of E. 39 Street and Euclid Avenue creating seven (7) residential duplex lots. (SD 1458)


Require Sec of State Signature

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

130526
Reducing appropriations in the amount of $32,680.00 in the Capital Improvements Funds; appropriating that amount to the Shoal Creek Parkway Project account; authorizing an amendment to an agreement with Cook, Flatt & Strobel Engineers for approximately $33,000.00; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

130532
Accepting and approving the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the Eleventh Amendment to the Shoal Creek Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Assign to Second Reading Calendar

130545
(Sub.)
Establishing the street right of way for redesigned and realigned Phelps Road; vacating that portion of former Phelps Road no longer being used for street purposes; establishing permanent drainage easement for drainage purposes; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.


Passed as Substituted

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

130550
Approving the assignment of certain development rights with respect to Stage 3 of the Plaza Steppes Development Plan; releasing 46 Summit Redevelopment Corporation as it relates to those certain development rights; and authorizing execution of an Assignment and Assumption Agreement among 46 Summit Redevelopment Corporation, 46 Jefferson Redevelopment Corporation and the City for said Stage 3 development rights.


Passed

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

130558
(Sub.)
Reducing appropriations in the amount of $2,800,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating $2,800,000.00 to the Capital Improvements Fund for the Shoal Creek Parkway roadway improvements project; authorizing a contract with Ideker, Inc. for approximately $2,440,000.00 for the project; stating the intent of the City Council to repay advanced funds in Fiscal Year 2014-2015; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

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

130549
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to revise the guidelines of the Municipal Court Fund program; estimating revenue in the amount of $150,000.00 in the Special Housing Rehabilitation Fund; appropriating it to the Housing Assistance Program; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

130527
Authorizing a contract with Superior Bowen Asphalt Co., LLC, for the Rehabilitation of Taxiway A at the Kansas City International Airport; authorizing the expenditure of $6,695,695.00; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

130530
Authorizing the Director of Aviation to enter into a contract with Zahner Hansen Construction Group Inc., for the ARFF Vehicle Storage at Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport; authorizing the expenditure of $2,792,233.00; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

130533
Approving Amendment No. 6 with Crawford, Murphy and Tilly, Inc. for taxiway rehabilitations at the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport; authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend approximately $547,239.00 for the contract; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

130534
Authorizing the Director of Aviation to enter into a contract with Ideker, Inc., for the Rehabilitation of Taxiways – Phase 3 at the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport; authorizing the expenditure of approximately $4,510,293.00; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

130547
Reducing appropriations in the amount of $170,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount to the Main Street Bridge over I-670 account; authorizing a contract with Pyramid Contractors, Inc. for approximately $2,750,000.00 for the Main Street Bridge over I-670 project; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

130529
RESOLUTION - Requesting that the boards of the Employees’ Retirement System and the Firefighters’ Pension System establish a policy to not directly invest in companies manufacturing guns, and recommending the boards of the retirement systems serving employees of the Board of Police Commissioners investigate a similar policy.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

130540
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a lease agreement with Gerdau Ameristeel for the lease of City-owned property generally located at 1301 Chouteau.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

130553
Amending Chapter 3, Code of Ordinances, relating to contracts, by repealing Section 3-61 concerning tax clearances and enacting in its place a new section of like number and subject matter.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

130520
Accepting and approving two one-year contracts in the amounts of $56,000.00 and $113,000.00 with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for children with special health care needs.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

130521
Accepting and approving a seven month contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services in the amount of $50,500.00 to provide funding for tobacco use prevention and control activities.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

130551
Accepting and approving a twelve-month $184,718.00 contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for Kansas City’s Cities Readiness Initiative program; and increasing revenue in the amount of $226.00 in


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

130552
Accepting and approving a one-year $36,950.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to conduct preventive health screening of all newly arriving refugees in Kansas City.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

130531
Approving the 11th Amendment to the Plaza Steppes 353 Development Plan submitted by 47th & Jefferson Redevelopment Corporation for the Plaza Steppes Redevelopment Project on a tract of land of approximately 5.4 acres generally bounded by 46th Street on the north, 47th Street on the south, Jefferson Street on the east, and Summit Street on the west and singularly known as Stage 2b; and authorizing execution of an Eleventh Supplementary Contract with 47th & Jefferson Redevelopment Corporation. (333-S-16)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

130557
Amending Chapter 34, Code of Ordinances, Article IX, Prehospital Emergency Medical Services System, by repealing Section 34-362, Definitions, and enacting in lieu thereof a new Section 34-362 of like title and subject matter to define response times.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Circo (Second by Brooks) 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: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130560
Approving the issuance by the City of Kansas City, Missouri of its special obligation bonds in two series, a tax-exempt series and a taxable series (collectively, the “Bonds”) in the aggregate principal amount not to exceed $78,000,000.00; and approving and authorizing certain documents and actions relating to the issuance of the Bonds.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130565
Appropriating $150,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Development Services Fund to provide funds to develop an all-new Word Press based web application located at kcmo.gov to replace the current kcmo.org; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130568
Appropriating funds from the Unappropriated Fund Balance; authorizing a $12,000,000.00 contract with West Monroe Partners, LLC for the Customer Service Improvement Plan Project.  


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130563
Authorizing the Director of the City Development Department to execute an agreement with the Jazz District Redevelopment Corporation (JDRC) to purchase the Boone Theatre (Armory) Building located on the southeast corner of 18th and Highland; appropriating $140,000.00 for the purchase of this property; and recognizing emergency.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130566
Rezoning an area of approximately 28.7 acres generally located south of N.W. 64th Street and on either side of N. Cosby Avenue from Districts B 2-2 and R-6 to District MPD with a signage plan and the approval of a Preliminary Development Plan for assisted living, office, retail and restaurant and mixed uses. (5857-MPD-51)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130564
Supporting an application to the U.S. Department of Justice for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

130561
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a $4,372,000.00 contract with Landmark Structures I, L.P. for the Elevated Water Storage Tank Near Highway 291 and Interstate 435 project.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
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