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Last Published: 11/3/2011 4:42:59 PM
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
 

110858
RESOLUTION - Honoring Veterans Day on November 11, 2011.


Adopted

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

110852
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E41323-E41330


Received And Filed

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

110867
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from Oakland Redevelopment, LLC regarding an Environmental Covenant, including restrictions on digging in the area known as "Oakland Heights Development".


Received And Filed

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

110873
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 61085 through 61104


Received And Filed

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

110869
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to collaborate with the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City and the Jazz District Redevelopment Corporation to develop the next phase of redevelopment for the Jazz District.


Adopted

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

110871
RESOLUTION - Appointing Cathy Cletta J. Brown as a Trustee to the Land Trust of Jackson County.


Adopted

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

110811
Authorizing a five year Concession Agreement with SecurityPoint Media, LLC, for security checkpoint advertising services at the Kansas City International Airport; and estimating additional revenue in the amount of $30,000.00.


Passed

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

110718
(Sub.)
Amending Section 75-12, Release of easements; fees, to provide for the administrative release of easements and licenses no longer required by the City.


Passed as Substituted

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

110808
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Rita Garcia v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1116-CV02580.


Passed

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

110809
(Sub.)
Dedicating revenue from the fees collected related to the licensing of pets as required by Chapter 14, Animals, to animal control and animal shelter operations; and directing the City Manager to develop a strategy for pet license compliance.


Councilmember Sharp Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Ford
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

110810
Accepting and approving a $363,336.00 amendment to the Ryan White Part A and Minority AIDS Initiative Grant Award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that provide funding for services to persons with HIV/AIDS.


Passed

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

110820
Accepting funds allocated by the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, FY 2012 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) under an agreement with the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office in the amount of $418,000.00; estimating revenue in the amount of $418,000.00 in the Justice Assistance Grant Fund; appropriating it to the FY 2012 Justice Assistance Grant account in the Justice Assistance Grant Fund; transferring $70,000.00 to the Police Department’s KCPDU accounting unit; authorizing cooperative agreements with the Board of Police Commissioners, and the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office; and designating requisitioning authorities.


Passed

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

110564
(Sub.)
Amending Section 88-445-11-B of the Zoning and Development Code to alter the requirements regarding council approved signage plans. 


Passed Second Committee Substitute As Amended

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

110790
Terminating the Jazz District Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Passed

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

110817
Authoring acceptance of a $141,528.00 Fair Housing Assistance Program Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the purpose of investigating discriminatory housing complaints; estimating and appropriating $141,528.00; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

110821
Authorizing reconstruction of sidewalks, curbs, driveway entrances, and appurtenances along various streets Citywide; reducing and increasing appropriations in the Revolving Public Improvement Fund in the amount of $943,586.33; and authorizing assessment of the costs against the properties benefited;


Passed

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 REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENT: 1. 110836 ADVANCE DEBATES: 1. 110792 (sub) 4. 110804 7. 110842 10. 110829 13. 110845 2. 110846 5. 110831 8. 110834 11. 110837 14. 110851 3. 110803 6. 110833 9. 110827 12. 110839 ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED 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

110836
Approving the plat of Briarcliff Village Second Plat, 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. (SD0472X)


Passed

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

110792
(Sub.)
Estimating revenue in the General Fund in the amount of $160,000.00; reducing the Contingent Appropriation in the General Fund by $70,000.00; appropriating $230,000.00 to the Neighborhood and Community Services Department; authorizing the Director of Neighborhood and Community Services to execute a contract with Kansas City Pet Project for the operation of the animal shelter; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

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

110846
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhood and Community Services Department to accept a $71,166.76 2011 Emergency Shelter Grant Program from the Missouri Department of Social Services for the provision of homeless services; increasing revenues and expenditures in the General Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

110803
Vacating the north-south alley east of Troost Avenue north of Guinotte Avenue, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1642-V)


Passed

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

110804
Rezoning an area of about 55 acres generally bounded by Troost Avenue on the west, The Paseo on the east, E. 51st Street and Rockhurst Road on the north and E. 54th Street and E. 55th Street on the south from Districts R-1.5, R-2.5, R-6 and B3-2 to District MPD, and approving a preliminary development plan for an educational institution. (7899-MPD-10)


Passed

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

110831
Authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement not to exceed $2,200,000.00 with Blue Hills Community Services Corporation to repurpose and retrofit an existing building at 5008 Prospect Avenue, located in the Green Impact Zone, 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: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110833
Appropriating $66,981.11 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Union Hill Special Business District Fund for operating expenses.


Passed

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

110842
Authorizing the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners, or their designee, to purchase land from NP3 Racing, LLC, and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

110834
Authorizing the City Manager to amend the City’s contract with TUSA Consulting Services, providing for rebanding work on the City’s Radio Communication System for an additional one year in an additional amount not to exceed $353,925.00.


Passed

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

110827
Authorizing an agreement with Thornton Tomasetti, Inc. for improvements to the Rent-A-Car Facility at Kansas City International Airport; authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend approximately $519,300.00; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

110829
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute an Encroachment Agreement with Magellan Pipeline Company; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents.


Passed

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

110837
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend the sum of $10,700,490.00 for the US Army Corps of Engineers’ Turkey Creek Flood Damage Reduction Project, subject to future appropriations; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

110839
Authorizing an agreement with Landrum and Brown, Inc. for New Terminal Advance Planning at Kansas City International Airport; authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend approximately $4,923,000.00 and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

110845
Authorizing execution of a $60,728,183.00 contract between Kansas City, Missouri and Standard Parking at Kansas City International Airport for parking services management.


Passed

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

110851
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a contract with Central Parking Services to provide the management and operation of various City-owned parking facilities; and recognizing an emergency.


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 REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF THE ORDINANCE ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCE ON SECOND READING ON PAGE 7 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110843
Repealing Ordinance No. 110729 that approved partially releasing four easements and enacting a new ordinance that approves partially releasing four easements in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to record the documents.


Add to Consent Docket
 
 Councilmember Circo Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENT FOR READING OF ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS BE WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON FIRST READING ON PAGES 8-10 OF TODAY’S DOCKET 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

110857
Authorizing the Director of Convention and Entertainment Facilities to extend the three (3) year marketing agreement amendment with the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, for one (1) additional year; and appropriating $50,000.00 in the Convention and Tourism Fund.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

110866
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Brian and Julie Garvey, Claim No. T1112-0562.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

110872
Approving and authorizing settlement of several lawsuits entitled Citadel Plaza, LLC v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, et al., Jackson County Circuit Court Case No. 1016-CV03781, First Security Bank & Trust Co. v. Community Development Corporation of Kansas City, et al., Jackson County Circuit Court Case No. 1016-CV04926, and Weiskirch and Parks Engineers, Inc. v. Community Development Corporation of Kansas City, et al., Jackson County Circuit Court Case No. 1016-CV07486; estimating $15,000,000.00 of bond proceeds and appropriating $15,000,000.00 to the 2012 Southtown Urban Life Development Bond Fund.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

110865
Accepting and approving a one year $89,803.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding for the childhood lead poisoning prevention program; and increasing revenue and an appropriation in the amount of $3,813.00.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

110832
Enacting a new Section 2-41, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Council districts” by adopting Map 1-Revised; and directing the City Manager to prepare appropriate legal descriptions of each district reflected on the map for filing with City Clerk.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110859
Approving the Petition to establish The Old Foundation Community Improvement District; establishing The Old Foundation Community Improvement generally located at the southwest corner of Interstate Highway 29 and N.W. 64th Street, in Platte 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

110863
Approving the plat of Arden Place, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; 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. (SD1434A)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110868
Accepting $30,000.00 in HOME program income funds and $35,000.00 in CDBG program income funds from the Housing and Economic Development Financial Corporation federal receivership; estimating and appropriating funds in the amount of $51,400.00 in the CDBG Fund; estimating and appropriating funds in the amount of $37,600.00 in the HOME Investment Fund; authorizing the Interim Director of Housing and Community Development to execute contracts totaling $89,000.00 with AmeriNational Community Services, Inc. for the purpose of providing loan servicing for the City’s single-family CDBG and HOME loan portfolios.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110861
Authorizing a Memorandum of Understanding with Jackson County, Missouri, to participate in the Drug Abatement Response Team (DART) Program; accepting funds in the amount of $41,000.00 from the Interdisciplinary Task Force Grant.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

110853
Authorizing the Directors of Public Works and Parks and Recreation Departments to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, related to the West Front Street/Grand Boulevard Extension.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110854
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a Revocable License Agreement with the United States General Services Administration.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110855
Authorizing an amendment to an agreement with Taliaferro and Browne, Inc.; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110856
Authorizing the Director of the Water Services Department to purchase approximately three parcels of land from Universal Land Development Company, L.P., for a sodium hypochlorite handling facility located at 7601 E. Front Street, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110860
Authorizing execution of the renewal of a lease agreement with Belger Cartage Service, Inc., for the use of City owned property located at 21st Street and Main Street, for parking purposes only.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110862
Authorizing execution of the renewal of a lease agreement with Lidia's Freighthouse, LLC, for the use of City owned property located at 21st Street and Main Street under the Main Street Viaduct, for parking purposes only.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110864
Authorizing the Director of the Water Services Department to act as the City’s representative for grant applications with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Mid-America Regional Council; estimating and appropriating grant proceeds in the amount of $371,629.00; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110870
Approving Amendment No. 2 with Ace Pipe Cleaning, Inc., for Sludge Hauling Services for Various Water Services Department Facilities; and authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend approximately $70,000.00.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110874
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a Cooperative Agreement with the Missouri Department of Transportation for the transfer of City funds as local match for a Transportation Enhancement grant for construction of M-150 Trail from the terminus of Botts Road and NNSA project west to Prospect Avenue; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110875
Estimating revenue in the amount of $25,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating $25,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Capital Improvements Fund; and authorizing an increase in the contingency of a contract with Emery Sapp & Sons for Front Street improvements.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Johnson Move To Introduce

110876
Estimating revenue in the amount of $530,130.61; reducing appropriations in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $1,000,000.00; appropriating $1,530,130.61 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Capital Improvements Fund to Project No. 55007315-Beacon Hill Northwest Quadrant Green Infrastructure; authorizing a $1,347,412.56 contract with Amino Brothers Co, Inc., for Project No. 55007315 - Beacon Hill Northwest Quadrant Green Infrastructure - EPA/MDNR Grant No. XP987979-01; authorizing the Director of Capital Projects Department to amend and increase this contract by up to $140,000.00; authorizing the Director of Capital Projects Department to expend $1,347,412.56 for the contract; and approving project management costs.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS
 
 CLOSED SESSION Closed Session/Litigation Item(s)* Closed Session/Legal Issue(s)** Closed Session/Personnel Issue(s)*** Closed Session/Real Estate Transaction(s)Closed Session/Employee/Labor Negotiation Item(s)***** *Litigation Item(s) may be discussed in a closed session pursuant to §610.021(1) RSMo. because it relates to legal action, causes of actions, or litigation. **Legal Issue(s) will be discussed in closed session pursuant to §610.021(1) RSMo because it relates to confidential and privileged communications between City Council and its attorneys. ***Personnel Issue(s) will be discussed in closed session pursuant to §610.021(3) RSMo because it relates to personnel matter. ****Real estate transaction(s) may be discussed pursuant to Sec. 610.021(2), RSMo. because public knowledge of the transaction(s) at this time might adversely affect the legal consideration therefor. *****Employee/Labor negotiation item(s) may be discussed in a closed session pursuant to §610.021(9) RSMo. because it relates to preparation for negotiations with employee groups.