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Last Published: 3/25/2008 12:34:33 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - ALVIN BROOKS
Present:9 - DEB HERMANN, BONNIE COOPER, JOHN FAIRFIELD, SAUNDRA MCFADDEN-WEAVER, JIM GLOVER, GEORGE BLACKWOOD, BECKY SCHUMACHER, TERRY RILEY, CHARLES EDDY
Excused:3 - BILL SKAGGS, TROY NASH, KAY BARNES
 

060993
RESOLUTION - Designating September 15 – October 25, 2006, Hispanic Heritage Month.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Schumacher, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

060999
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the City Planning and Development Department’s Development Services Investigations Division on its receipt of the City Manager’s Action Center Partner of the Month Award.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Schumacher, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

061002
RESOLUTION - Congratulating the Kansas City, Missouri Health Department and the Kansas City office of Fleishman-Hillard International Communications for being named this year’s winners of the prestigious Public Relations Society of America Silver Anvil Award in the category of public service – associations and nonprofits, recognizing outstanding achievement in strategic public relations planning and implementation, for their efforts to make the City a safer and healthier place through their “Did You Take syPHILis Home Last Night” campaign.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Schumacher, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

061006
RESOLUTION - Expressing the Council’s support of the November 7, 2006 ballot issue, Missouri’s Stem Cell Research and Cures Initiative, and urging Kansas Citians to vote for the initiative.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Schumacher, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

061009
RESOLUTION - Declaring Friday, September 15, 2006, as Guadalupe Centers, Inc (GCI) Annual Blanco Y Negro Awards Gala Night.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Schumacher, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

061011
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the independent restaurateurs of the Kansas City Originals for offering diners their unique local flavors while helping to support vital children's services with the Kansas City Originals Restaurant Week, September 11th-17th.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Schumacher, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

060994
COMMUNICATION - Received from the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri a notice of intent to accept the redevelopment proposal of Wallstreet Towers, LLC for the redevelopment project in the Downtown Loop PIEA General Development Plan Area.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Schumacher, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

061004
COMMUNICATION - Received from the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri a notice of intent to accept the redevelopment proposal of the Alexander Company, Inc. for the redevelopment of the Professional Building, Shopper's Parkade and National Garage in the Downtown Loop PIEA Area.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Schumacher, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

061005
COMMUNICATION - Received from the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri a notice of intent to accept the redevelopment proposal of 3120 Troost, LLC for Redevelopment Project in the Troost Corridor PIEA Area.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Schumacher, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

060989
RESOLUTION - Adopting the Memorandum of Understanding with Local 42, I.A.F.F.


Adopted

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Schumacher, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

060980
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to explore various means of publicly financing construction of the Buck O’Neil Education & Research Center.


Councilmember Fairfield Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Cooper
Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Schumacher, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0


Passed as Substituted and Amended

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Schumacher, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

060405
Declaring the area bordered by Truman Road on the north, McGee Street on the east, 16th Street on the south, and Grand Avenue on the west, as blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law and approving the Grand McGee Urban Renewal Plan.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Schumacher, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

060460
RESOLUTION - Amending the Downtown Industrial Area Plan for about a 3 acre area generally located in the block bounded by South Truman Road on the north, McGee Street on the east, 16th Street on the south and Grand Boulevard on the west, by changing the recommended land use from light industry to mixed use (211-S-14)


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Schumacher, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Eddy Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: 060977 060978 ADVANCE DEBATES: 060957 060975 060984 060986 060987 060964 060981 060983 060985 ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AN D THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Schumacher, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

060977
Authorizing reconstruction of sidewalks, curbs, driveway entrances, and appurtenances various streets in Council District 4; appropriating $317,565.00 from the Revolving Public Improvement Fund; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $317,565.00 for the project; authorizing assessment of the costs against the properties benefitted; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Schumacher, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

060978
Authorizing reconstruction of sidewalks, curbs, driveway entrances, and appurtenances in Council Districts 3 & 5; appropriating $17,140.00 from the Revolving Public Improvement Fund; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $17,140.00 for the various projects; authorizing assessment of the costs against the properties benefitted; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Schumacher, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

060957
(Sub.)
Estimating revenue in the amount of $250,000.00 in the 2006 GO Bond Fund, appropriating it to the City Market account of the 2006 GO Bond Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and declaring the intent of the City to reimburse itself for certain expenditures.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Schumacher, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

060981
Transferring a project appropriation in the Capital Improvements Sales Tax Fund; appropriating $40,000.00 for Union Hill Improvements; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Schumacher, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

060975
Estimating and appropriating revenues related to North America Works annual conference sponsored by the International Affairs and Trade Office of the City Manager.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Schumacher, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

060983
Authorizing a $580,342.00 Amendment No. 1 with The Konrath Group for Project No. 89A00281; authorizing the City Manager to expend $580,342.00 from previously appropriated funds; and declaring the City's intent to reimburse itself from KCMAC 2006A-2 Music Hall Fund Bonds.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Schumacher, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

060984
Authorizing a $1, 288,324.21 contract with AcePipe Cleaning, Inc. for sanitary sewer improvements at 66th and Manchester


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Schumacher, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

060985
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a $2,434,051.01 contract with Loch Sand & Construction Company; authorizing the Director of Public Works to amend and increase this contingency contract amount by $243,403.99; authorizing the City Manager to expend appropriated funds; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Schumacher, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

060986
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into and execute a $1,732,770.00 contract with Kissick Construction Company, Inc., for Project No. 89000284-14; and authorizing the City Manager to expend $1,906,047.00 from appropriated funds.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Schumacher, Riley, Brooks
Nays: 0

060987
Authorizing a $750,000.00 Facility Repair and Maintenance HVAC Contract with Lippert Mechanical Service Corporation; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $650,000.00; authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to expend $100,000.00; authorizing the Director of Public Works to extend the contract at the City’s discretion; and authorizing the Director of Pubic Works to amend and decrease the contract amount without further City Council approval.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Schumacher, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

060964
Accepting a special warranty deed from the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, for certain property in connection with the Kansas City Live downtown redevelopment project; authorizing the City Manager to execute an assignment accepting certain rights and obligations in connection with said property; directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and the assignment authorized herein in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds of Jackson County, Missouri.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Schumacher, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Eddy Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENT FOR READING OF ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS BE WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON FIRST READING ON PAGE 7-8OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Schumacher, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

060992
Authorizing the Director of Convention and Entertainment Centers to enter into and execute a five year agreement with Market Art, Inc., for the purposes of displaying an art piece in the entrance of Kemper Arena and selling advertising space on same.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

061007
Appropriating $3,000,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the HOME Investment Partnership Fund for the purpose of providing additional funds for the City’s downpayment assistance and home development programs.


Referred to Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee

061010
Amending Section 76-284, Code of Ordinances, entitled Penalty, by increasing the minimum fine for tow truck wreck chasing from $25.00 to $250.00.


Referred to Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee

060995
(Sub.)
Estimating and appropriating revenues from the 2006 GO Bond Fund in the amount of $1,200,000.00; authorizing a $110,499.95 contract contingency increase with MTS Contracting, Inc.; and authorizing an additional expenditure of funds for the project.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

060998
Approving a First Supplement to a Municipal Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission for adjustments and upgrades to facilities to the Oak and Locust bridges over I-670.


Referred to Operations Committee

061001
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a $2,587,250.91 contract with R. A. Knapp Construction, Inc., for Project No. 89005490; authorizing the Director of Public Works to amend and increase a contingency amount of this contract; authorizing the City Manager to expend appropriated funds; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Operations Committee

061003
Approving Amendment No. 3 with Bucher, Willis & Ratliff Corporation for Contract No. 869, Birmingham Project Area of the Overflow Control Plan; authorizing the Director of Water Services to increase the City’s total obligation by $20,100.00; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Referred to Operations Committee

060996
Approving the preliminary plat of Chateau Brittany Condominium on a .40 acre tract of land located at 4618 Holly Street. (SD 1269)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

060997
Approving the preliminary plat of Westport Plaza Condominium on a .66 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of Clark Street and 42nd Street. (SD 1270)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

061000
Reducing appropriations in certain Economic Dev Initiative Fund accounts by $448,062.00; reestimating revenue in certain accounts of the Economic Dev Initiative Fund by $4,289,552.00; increasing appropriations in certain Economic Dev Initiative Fund accounts by $448,062.00; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

061008
Authorizing a license agreement with Cricket Communications for cellular equipment located at approximately 27th and Van Brunt.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

061012
Accepting certain Parcel Redevelopment Agreements as assignments of certain development rights with respect to the River Market Development Plan by Old Town Redevelopment Corporation; and releasing Old Town Redevelopment Corporation as it relates to those certain development rights. (324-S)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

061013
Approving the preliminary plat for The Manhattan on a 1.77 acre tract of land generally at the northwest corner of 8th Street and Charlotte Street. (SD 1259)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
 Councilmember Fairfield Move To Introduce

061014
(Sub.)
Amending Ordinance No. 050822, which vacated any existing rights of way within a tract of land generally bounded by Delaware Street on the east, Broadway on the west, Front Street on the north and 3rd Street on the south, to correct the legal description, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
 Councilmember Eddy Move To Introduce
Richards Gebar Airport
 
Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Schumacher, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0

061015
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to identify $5 million for public infrastructure at the former Richards-Gebaur Airport.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Schumacher, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Eddy Move To Introduce

061016
(Sub.)
Approving and authorizing settlement of claims arising out of the mandatory retirement of Honorable Marcia K. Walsh.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
 
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