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Last Published: 3/22/2013 11:14:25 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, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, MICHAEL BROOKS, JOHN SHARP
Excused:1 - SCOTT TAYLOR
 

130202
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the Office of Emergency Management for receipt of the 2012 Kansas City Power & Light (KCP&L) Emergency Preparedness Award for providing safe, reliable emergency services to its citizens.


Adopted

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

130203
RESOLUTION - Honoring the Lincoln College Preparatory Academy Debate Team.


Adopted

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

130209
RESOLUTION - Congratulating the Twin Citians Club for its 70th anniversary.


Adopted

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

130218
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the 3-Trails Village Community Improvement District regarding submission of their proposed budget for fiscal year 2013-14.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130219
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Brooksdie Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their proposed annual budget and other documents for fiscal year 2013-14.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130220
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Plaza East Community Improvement District regarding submission of their proposed annual budget for fiscal year 2013-14.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130221
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from Husch Blackwell regarding submission of corrected signature pages in connection with the Petition to Establish the Troost Avenue Community Improvement District.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130222
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from Husch Blackwell regarding the submission of a Petition to Amend the Petition to Establish the 39th Street Community Improvement District.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130223
COMMUNICATION - March 2013 – Accepting and releasing various easement and deeds in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance and release.


Received And Filed

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

130188
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Amending the 2012 One Year Action Plan and authorizing submission of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for its consideration in order to program recaptured funding under the Troost Avenue Reconstruction project.


Adopted as Substituted

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

130106
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Designating the City’s share of Platte County’s special road and bridge tax receipts for calendar years 2009, 2010, and 2011 not used for improvements to N.W. Barry Road at I-29 and receipts for calendar year 2012 to be allocated to N.W. 72nd Street between Route 9 and I-29, and receipts for calendar years 2013 and 2014 for improvements to N.W. Prairie View Road between Route 45 and N.W. Martin Drive per RSMo 137.556; and directing the City Manager to transmit this resolution to Platte County.


Adopted as Substituted

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

130155
(Sub.)
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Sixth Amendment to the Winchester Center Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Sixth Amendment to the Winchester Center Tax Increment Financing Plan; accepting the recommendation of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the termination of the Winchester Center Tax Increment Financing Plan; terminating the Winchester Center Tax Increment Financing Plan; declaring as surplus those funds within the special allocation funds established in connection with the Winchester Center Tax Increment Financing Plan in excess of $2,832,000.00; authorizing the distribution of such surplus funds to the taxing jurisdictions; estimating and appropriating $8,354,865.28 for the purposes of fulfilling the obligations under the Sixth Amendment to the Winchester Center Tax Increment Financing Plan and certain agreements, making certain public improvements, and constructing a youth soccer complex and related improvements in Swope Park; authorizing the City to execute certain agreements; providing for an effective date; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Passed as Substituted

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

130041
(Sub.)
Repealing various provisions of Chapters 2, Code of Ordinances; repealing and reenacting various provisions of Chapter 38, Code of Ordinances; enacting a new Chapter 3, Code of Ordinances, dedicated to city contracting processes and programs; and establishing an effective date.


Passed as Substituted

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

130143
Approving Traffic Regulation Numbers 60560 through 60592, 60594 through 60610, 60612 through 60628, 60631 through 60636, 60638 through 60656, 60658 through 60689, and 60691 through 60692.


Passed

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

130184
Authorizing an amendment to a contract with Burns & McDonnell for approximately $19,600.00 for the Chouteau Trafficway Improvements project; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

130191
Authorizing the TIGER North Oak Corridor Bus Stop Improvement Project; estimating revenue in the amount of $150,000.00 in the ARRA Stimulus Fund; appropriating that amount to the North Oak Corridor Bus Stop Improvement account; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

130144
(Sub.)
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District UR on a 36.75 acre tract of land generally located at the southwest corner of 87th Street and I-435. (6743-UR-10)


Passed as Substituted

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

130186
Approving the Petition to establish the Independence Avenue Community Improvement District; establishing the Independence Avenue Community Improvement generally located on either side of Independence Avenue between The Paseo on the west and Newton Avenue on the east in Kansas City, Jackson County Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Passed

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

130200
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Memorandum of Agreement with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development primarily concerning completion of projects and activities currently under Receivership.


Passed

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

130187
Authorizing a $274,608.00 Amendment No. 5 to an agreement with AECOM Technical Services, Inc. for Project No. 62100350 - Terminal CCTV Camera Deployment; authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend $302,069.00 for the contract; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, 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.
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130166
Pursuant to Section 68-582 of the Code of Ordinances, setting the rates for the trafficway maintenance tax, the park and boulevard maintenance tax, and the boulevards and parkways front foot assessment at $0.00 for Fiscal Year 2013-14.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

130167
Levying taxes for Fiscal Year 2013-14 for General Revenue, Health Levy, Museum Special Revenue and General Debt and Interest Funds on all property in Kansas City subject to taxation on January 1, 2013; providing for the extension of such levies by the Director of Finance; and authorizing the collection by the Director of Finance.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

130168
(Sub.)
Adopting the Annual Budget of the City for the Fiscal Year 2013-14; estimating the revenues for the fiscal year; appropriating for the purposes stated the sums set forth in the Budget; establishing the Street Car Fund and the Land Bank Fund on the books of the City; closing the Community Centers Fund, the Boulevard Maintenance Fund, the Trafficway Maintenance Fund, and the Engineering Services Fund; designating requisitioning authorities; directing the Director of Finance to make the necessary entries upon the City’s records to show the appropriations and allocations provided; and authorizing inter-fund loans.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

130169
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 78 of the Code of Ordinances of Kansas City entitled “Water” by repealing Sections 78-6, 78-8, 78-9, 78-10 and 78-16 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter adjusting charges for water service and establishing an effective date.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

130170
Amending Chapter 60 of the Code of Ordinances of Kansas City, Missouri, entitled Sewers and Sewage Disposal by repealing Sections 60-2, 60-3, and 60-191 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which adjust sewer rates; and establishing an effective date.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

130108
(Sub.)
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the Thirteenth Amendment to the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan; and approving the Thirteenth Amendment to the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

130161
RESOLUTION - Amending the Waldo Area Plan for an approximately 0.25 acre tract of land, generally located at the northwest corner of 85th Street and Holmes Road, by changing the recommended land use from low density - residential to retail/office. (256-S-3).


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

130162
Rezoning a 0.4 acre tract of land, generally located at the northwest corner of 85th Street and Holmes Road, from Districts B3-2 and R-6 to District B3-2, and setting building permit conditions. (14367-P)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

130175
Approving the plat of Summit on Pryor, an addition in Jackson 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. (SD1450)


Add to Consent Docket

130195
Authorizing the City Manager to execute an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Land Bank of Kansas City, Missouri to support and undertake administrative and operational staffing and other services on behalf of the Land Bank.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

130183
Authorizing the Fire Chief to execute on behalf of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, an agreement with the Raytown Fire Protection District to provide mutual assistance when significant emergency circumstances exist or automatic aid under certain circumstances.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

130174
(Sub.)
Approving the allocations in the FY 2014-18 Capital Improvements Program preliminary budget and the FY 2014 Neighborhood Conservation Project list as set forth in this ordinance and attached exhibits; and stating the Council's intention regarding advance funding of the FY 2014-18 Capital Improvement Program projects.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted
 
 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.
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130216
Establishing Fund No. 8073, the 2013A Water Revenue Bond Fund; estimating revenues in the amount of $58,705,094.00 in Fund 8073, the 2013A Water Revenue Bond Fund and appropriating the same from the sale of Water Revenue Bonds, Series 2013A; designating requisitioning authorities; and authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon project completion.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130228
Amending Section 2-1685, Code of Ordinances, entitled “City legal expense fund” by expanding coverage of the fund to include the Land Bank of Kansas City, Missouri and its current and future commissioners, officials and employees.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130201
Approving the plat of Airport America – Second Plat, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; accepting various easements and releasing a portion of an easement; 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. (SD0810C)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130204
Approving the Petition to establish the 5050 Main Community Improvement District; establishing the 5050 Main Community Improvement generally located at the northwest corner of 51st Street and Main Street in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and directing the City clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130205
Approving the Petition to establish the 4840 Community Improvement District; establishing the 4840 Community Improvement generally located at 48th Street on the north between Roanoke Parkway on the east and Belleview Avenue on the west in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130206
Approving the Second Amendment to the Summit Redevelopment "353" Development Plan submitted by the Summit Redevelopment Corporation. (497-S-3)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130207
Approving the Second Amendment to the Gailoyd Tax Increment Financing Plan; terminating the Gailoyd Tax Increment Financing Plan and the designation of Redevelopment Project Areas 1 through 6; declaring as surplus all sums in any Special Allocation Fund in excess of amounts required to pay existing and anticipated TIF Commission administrative costs; and distributing any surplus funds to the taxing jurisdictions.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130213
Accepting an amendment to the U.S. Department of Energy, Weatherization Assistance Program, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) grant through the Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Energy to increase funding in the amount of $200,000.00; increasing revenue estimate in the amount of $200,000.00; increasing appropriations in the amount of $200,000.00; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130224
Amending Ordinance No. 120286, which rezoned an area of approximately 14.69 acres generally located about 800 feet south of N.W. 64th Street (M-45) on the west side of N. Cosby Avenue from District R-6 to District MPD, to eliminate a condition requiring dedication of right of way. (5857-MPD-49)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130225
Amending Chapter 88, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 88-445-06-A, Residential Signs, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter. (254-S-284)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130210
Approving Amendment No. 1 with Lutjen, Inc. for the First Creek Interceptor Sewers – Design Services project; and authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend approximately $334,000.00.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130211
Authorizing a contract with Blue Nile Contractors for approximately $3,722,000.00 for the Brookside Watershed Area Storm and Sanitary Sewer Improvements Phase 3B project.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130212
RESOLUTION - Authorizing the filing of applications with the Federal Transit Administration, an operating administration of the United States Department of Transportation, for Federal transportation assistance authorized by 49 U.S.C. Chapter 53 and 23 U.S.C. Chapter 1.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130214
Declaring it necessary to change and re-establish the grades on realigned Phelps Road; and directing the City Clerk to publish notice and to record this ordinance.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130215
Authorizing condemnation, and the taking of private property interests as noted for public use for street improvement Project No. 89005536 (Blue Parkway and Eastwood Trafficway), all in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations and purchase by the Public Works Department; authorizing the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney on behalf of the City; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Jackson County.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130217
Authorizing a contract with Blue Nile Contractors for approximately $2,000,000.00 for the Small Main Replacement project.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Circo Move To Introduce
I request that the Clerk receive, docket and read an ordinance prepared too late to be on today's docket.
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130229
Declaring certain real property within the Final Plat of Beacon Hill Northwest Quadrant to be surplus to needs of City; authorizing the Director of the General Services Department to convey these surplus parcels to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority and further authorizing the execution of related documents. 


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Reed Move To Introduce
I request that the Clerk receive, docket and read an ordinance prepared too late to be on today's docket.

130230
Directing the Director of Human Resources amend the City’s employment application to eliminate the field requiring disclosure of past criminal records.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committtee
 
 Councilmember Wagner Move To Introduce
I request that the Clerk receive, docket and read an ordinance prepared too late to be on today's docket.
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130231
Transferring, estimating and appropriating $163,000.00 for the Chouteau TIF Housing Program.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Wagner Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130232
Authorizing an amendment to an agreement with Neighborhood Housing Services for approximately $72,417.00 to continue a previously authorized revolving loan fund program, all with funds made available by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant - Better Buildings Program.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Wagner Move To Introduce
I request that the Clerk receive, docket and read an ordinance prepared too late to be on today's docket.
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130233
Authorizing an amendment to an agreement with Neighborhood Housing Services for approximately $7,500.00 to continue a previously authorized interest rate buy down fund program, all with funds made available by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant - Better Buildings Program.


Passed

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