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Last Published: 8/28/2009 11:48:41 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - BILL SKAGGS
Present:9 - DEB HERMANN, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, BETH GOTTSTEIN, CINDY CIRCO, TERRY RILEY, CATHY JOLLY, JOHN SHARP
Excused:3 - SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, JAN MARCASON, MARK FUNKHOUSER
 

090725
RESOLUTION - Honoring Romaine Green for her years of dedicated service as the 5th District representative on the Silver Haired City Council.


Adopted

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090745
RESOLUTION - Recognizing and expressing appreciation to Lester Siegel Jr. for his service as Commissioner and Chairman of the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri (“PIEA”).


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090727
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Brookside Community Improvement District regarding the Selection of Successor Directors for the Brookside Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090728
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 60306 through 60347


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090738
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from the Truman Road Community Improvement District regarding their 2009 Financial Report.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090739
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from Truman Road Community Improvement District regarding resolutions passed by Board of Directors during fiscal year 2009.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090740
COMMUNICATION - Notice receive from Zona Rosa Community Improvement District regarding their 2009 Annual Report.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090713
RESOLUTION - Designating a recovery zone pursuant to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Tax Act of 2009 for the purpose of issuing Recovery Zone Economic Development Bonds and Recovery Zone Facility bonds.


Adopted

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090687
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Establishing unified policies, framework and systems to address high school dropout rates, school truancy and curfew enforcement to improve the opportunities for young people in Kansas City, Missouri and directing the committee to report the comprehensive plan to the Mayor, City Council and City Manager in January 2010.


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090716
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Supporting the City’s and the Mid-America Regional Council’s single application for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) call for submission of projects under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) for consideration of competitive grant funding through the TIGER program.


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090688
Approving the Petition and adding real property to the Martin City Community Improvement District.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090639
(Sub.)
Repealing Section 50-162, Code of Ordinances, entitled Funeral picketing, and directing the City Attorney to monitor litigation for the possibility of enacting new funeral picketing regulations.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: There are no consents items this week. ADVANCE DEBATES: 090683 (sub) 090702 (sub) 090670 090679 090707 (sub) 090714 090699 (sub) 090710 090671 090682 090712 090715 (sub) 090701 090669 (sub) 090678 090703 090708 ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090683
(Sub.)
Reducing surplus appropriations in the Liberty Memorial Endowment Fund; designating the Liberty Memorial Endowment Fund as a non-continuing fund of the City; transferring prior year revenue and other grant proceeds totaling $116,889.00 in the Liberty Memorial Project Fund to the Liberty Memorial Endowment Fund.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090699
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-1020, Conflict of interest annual report, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090701
Authorizing acceptance and approval of a home weatherization grant from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources for the 2009 and 2010 Program Years in the amount of $1,199,887.00; estimating revenue and appropriating the sum of $1,199,887.00 to the Home Weatherization DNR account in the Special Housing Rehabilitation Loan Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090702
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Housing and Community Development to enter into contracts up to $1,952,720.00 with various organizations to provide planning, public facility and housing and economic development services from Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnership Program funding approved in the 2009 One Year Action Plan.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090710
Estimating additional revenue and appropriating funds in the amount of $479,498.00 in the Community Development Block Grant Fund and $549,763.00 in the Home Investment Partnership Grant Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090669
(Sub.)
Rezoning an area of approximately 179 acres generally bounded by Swope Parkway and Bruce Watkins Drive on the north, E. 51st Street on the south, The Paseo on the west and a line midway between Wabash Avenue and Prospect Avenue on the east from Districts R-2b, R-4, R-5-p, C-1 and C-2 to District R-1b. (14028-P).


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090670
Rezoning an area of approximately 245 acres generally bounded by E. 51st Street on the north, E. 56th Street on the south, The Paseo on the west and a line midway between Wabash Avenue and Prospect Avenue on the east, from Districts R-2a, R-2b and C-1 to District R-1b. (14028-P-1).


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090671
Rezoning an area of approximately 185 acres generally bounded by E. 56th Street on the north, properties fronting the south side of E. 59th Street on the south, The Paseo on the west and a line midway between Wabash Avenue and Prospect Avenue on the east, and properties between The Paseo and Blue Hills Road south to 62nd Terrace (extended), and both sides of Park Avenue and Olive Street and the west side of Wabash Avenue south to E. 60th Street, from Districts R-2a and R-2b to District R-1b. (14028-P-2).


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090678
Reducing an appropriation in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $845,000.00 and appropriating it to various accounts in the Capital Improvements Fund for projects in the Third Council District.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090679
Authorizing acceptance of a $300,000.00 grant from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City; appropriating and estimating revenues in the amount of $300,000.00 to the HCF Aim4Peace account; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090682
Accepting and approving a two-year $334,168.00 grant extension award from the U.S. Department of Justice on Violence Against Women grant to encourage arrest policies and enforcement of protection orders program; establishing revenue in the amount of $334,168.00 in the Domestic Violence Shelter Operations Fund; estimating appropriations in the amount of $334,168.00 in the Domestic Violence Shelter Operations Fund; and authorizing execution of a contract in the amount of $334,168.00 with Rose Brooks Centers, Inc.; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090703
Authorizing a one-year $719,500.00 contract with SAVE, Inc., to provide additional housing assistance for low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS and declaring an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090707
(Sub.)
Estimating revenue in the General Fund in the amount of $55,990.00; appropriating that amount from the Unappropriated Fund Balance to the MCI Jackson County account; authorizing an increase in the contingency of a contract with The Konrath Group, LTD for Project No. 57000150 - Jackson County Detention Center in the amount of $55,990.00; authorizing the City Manager to expend funds for the project; and recognizing an emergency. 


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090712
Amending Chapter 1 and Chapter 44, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 1-10, Definitions and rules of construction, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter which defines Municipal Correctional Institution and by repealing Section 44-1, Powers of director of neighborhood and community services regarding prisoners, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter which allows the director of neighborhood and community to transport inmates to a correctional facility.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090708
Authorizing the Director of Aviation to enter into a contract with Engineered Arresting Systems Corporation (ESCO) for the purchase of Engineered Materials Arresting System (EMAS), Project No. 62090340, authorizing the expenditure of previously appropriated funds not to exceed $8,500,000; and recognizing an emergency


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090714
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a $1,663,417.00 contract with Radmacher Brothers Excavating Company, Inc. for the Troost at Brush Creek – Sanitary Sewer, Channel and Pedestrian Bridge Improvements; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $1,800,000.00 for the project; authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090715
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to execute a cooperative agreement with the Missouri Department of Transportation for use of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) grant funds on the Troost at Brush Creek Project; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Ford Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF THE ORDINANCE ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCE ON SECOND READING ON PAGE 8 TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090677
(Sub.)
Reestablishing the financial policies governing the use of the Liberty Memorial Endowment principal and earned investment income; and providing for an increase in the percentage of interest earnings which may be used for upkeep and maintenance from 45% to 90%.


Add to Consent Docket

090705
Accepting a $54,650.00 grant from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; authorizing contract amendments in the same amount with the same entity for the purpose of investigating discrimination complaints in employment; and increasing appropriation by $54,650.00 in the General Fund.


Add to Consent Docket

090711
Appropriating $439,940.97 in the 18th & Vine Capital Projects accounts of the Housing and Urban Development Department Section 108 Loan Fund and designating requisitioning authority.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090653
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan in District PD/M-1 on approximately an 8.5 acre tract of land generally located on the north side of E. 63rd Street approximately 800 feet east of Hardesty Avenue. (11077-PD-6)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090690
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District C-3a1-p on a 6.1 acre tract of land generally located at the northwest corner of N.E. 79th Terrace and N. Oak Street Trafficway. (7839-P-10)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090704
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute an eight month contract extension with OfficeMax, for Contract No. EV0123A, to manage and provide duplicating services for the City in City Hall from funds previously appropriated.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted
 
 Councilmember Ford 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 PAGES 9-13 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090729
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a workers’ compensation benefit filed by David Morgan for injuries resulting from an accident on August 3, 2006, while employed by the City.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090744
Appropriating $1,000,000.00 from the Facility Improvements account of the Convention and Tourism Fund for convention facility projects not completed in the prior fiscal year.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090748
Reducing appropriations in the Equipment Lease Acquisition Fund relating to the court management system; appropriating funds for the repayment of the Court Management System Lease and completed Parks Equipment Lease from 2006; transferring and appropriating surplus funds in the General Fund to continue work on the Court Management System on a PAYGO basis; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090751
Authorizing the Director of Convention and Entertainment Facilities to amend a utilities concessions agreement with Capital Electric for the provision of electrical, telephone, internet, and water connectivity to clients and customers at the Kansas City Convention Center and Municipal Auditorium for four extra months of service.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090753
Amending Ordinance No. 971721, which approved the Union Hill Redevelopment Project N of the Union Hill Increment Financing Plan, designated the area described by Redevelopment Project N as a “Redevelopment Project Area” and adopted tax increment financing therein, by correcting certain scrivener’s errors in the legal description.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090736
Approving the plat of Creative World, 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. (SD0823C)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090721
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 10-1, Definitions, and 10-106, Extended hours licenses, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which change the definition of a school as well as a convention hotel or motel and change the eligibility requirements of receiving and maintaining a convention trade area 3:00 a.m. closing permit.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090722
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 10-38, Temporary closing of premises, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter which adds an additional factor for temporarily closing a premise.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090723
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing section 10-104, Sunday license, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter which changes the name of the tavern Sunday license to a sales-by-drink Sunday license and allows a new business to immediately receive a sales-by-drink Sunday license.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090724
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing sections 10-241, criteria for issuance of license, and 10-261, renewals, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which changes whether a licensed premises is within any residentially zoned district from 250 feet to 1000 feet.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090726
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by adding section 10-242, Probationary period, and by repealing Sections 10-332, Prohibited acts by all retail licensees, and 10-335, Prohibited acts on sales-by-drink premises, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which adds restrictions that apply to nuisances and lewd and indecent conduct and adds a mandatory probationary period for all new licensees and permittees as well as current licensees and permittees who commit certain ordinance violations.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090747
Accepting funds allocated by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, FY 2009-10 Recovery Act: Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) in the amount of $4,345,677.00; estimating revenue in the amount of $4,345,677.00 in the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act Fund (ARRA); authorizing cooperative agreements with the Board of Police Commissioners ($2,550,000.00), County of Jackson ($1,130,734.01), City of Blue Springs ($43,276.00), City of Grandview (90,600.00), City of Independence ($416,745.99), City of Raytown ($41,572.00), City of Lee’s Summit ($62,699.00), and the City of Sugar Creek ($10,050.00); directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices; estimating revenue and appropriating $2,550,000.00 in the General Fund of the Kansas City Police Department Business Unit; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090730
Authorizing a $2,826,870.00 contract with MEGA Industries Corporation for Project No. 62100346 – Rehab Terminal B Loop Road @ KCI; authorizing the Director of Aviation to amend and increase this contract by up to $282,687.00; authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend $3,109,557.00 for the contract.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090731
Authorizing a $3,170,070.49 contract with Ideker, Inc., for Project No. 62090340 – Runway 1/19 Safety Area Construction at Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport; authorizing the Director of Aviation to amend and increase this contract by up to $317,007.00; authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend $3,487,077.49 for the contract.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090732
Authorizing an increase in the contingency of a contract with Fleshman Construction, Inc. for Project No. 62070316 – Building Upgrade @ 125 Paris Street at KCI in the amount of $300,000.00; and authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend funds for the project.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090733
Authorizing a $424,010.00 Amendment No. 3 to an agreement with S.K. Design Group, Inc. for Project No. 62060307 – Rehabilitate Airport Roadways at KCI; and authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend $466,411.00 for the contract.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090734
Authorizing a $546,602.00 Amendment No. 2 to an agreement with HNTB Corporation for Project No. 62090340 – Runway 1/19 Safety Area Construction at the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport; and authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend $601,262.00 for the contract.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090735
Authorizing a $1,052,000.00 contract with Miller-Stauch Construction Co., for Project No. 62090343 – GA Terminal Facility @ CBWDTA at the Charles B. Wheeler downtown Airport; authorizing the Director of Aviation to amend and increase this contract by up to $105,200.00; authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend $1,157,200.00 for the contract; and appropriating $12,185.00 to the Kansas City Airports Fund.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090737
Authorizing Amendment 4 to a Water Purchase Agreement between Kansas City, Missouri and Missouri-American Water Company.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090741
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a $1,943,078.00 contract with Havens Construction Company, Inc. for Contract No. 7428, Project No. 80000029, Small Main Replacement on Plate J-13, Wornall Road from 95th Street to 102nd Street and 89th Street between Wornall Road and Holmes; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $2,137,386.00 for the project from previously appropriated funds; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090742
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a $1,425,204.00 contract with Blue Nile Engineering, Inc. for Contract No. 7537, Project No. 80000144, Small Main Replacement On Plate J-131 & J-134, along James A. Reed Road from 75th Street to 85th Street, Oakland Avenue to Blue Ridge Boulevard and along 107th Street between Marsh Avenue and James A. Reed Road; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $1,567,725.00 for the project from previously appropriated funds; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090743
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a $2,385,535.00 contract with Wilson Plumbing Company for Contract No. 7472, Project No. 80000594, Small Main Replacement On Plate C-86, N. Jackson Avenue to N. Topping, N.E. 56th Street to N.E. 48th Street; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $2,624,088.00 for the project from previously appropriated funds; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090746
Accepting a United States Department of Energy, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) in the amount of $4,823,200.00; estimating revenue in the amount of $4,823,200.00; appropriating funds in the amount of $4,823,200.00; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090749
Reducing the Contingent Appropriation of the General Fund; transferring funds to the Parking Garage Fund; estimating and appropriating revenue in the Parking Garage Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090750
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to cause the following projects to be submitted to the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) for the long range transportation plan, known as Transportation Outlook 2040.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090752
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a $254,876.00 contract amendment with CarteGraph Systems, for the upgrading of the current asset management system; authorizing the expenditure of funds in the amount of $254,876.00; designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Johnson Move to Reconsider
council rule 15
 
Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090686
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2, Administration, Article VII, Officers and Employees, Division 2, Code of Ethics of the Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new Section 2-1011.5, Definitions, which includes a term defining “confidential information” and enacting a new Section 2-1023, relating to confidential information.


Councilmember Johnson Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Ford
Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0


Passed As Substituted And Further Amended

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Sharp Move To Introduce

090754
Creating a new department to be known as the Ambulance Services Department by enacting a new Article V - Division 23, Ambulance Services; reducing the Contingent Appropriation in the general fund by $200,000.00; appropriating $200,000.00 for ambulance service transition expenses to cover the costs associated with establishing an Ambulance Services Department; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee
 
 Councilmember Gottstein Move To Introduce

090755
Approving a cooperative agreement between the City and the Tax Increment Financing Commission and Main Street Corridor Development Corporation for the implementation of certain improvements described by the Southtown Corridor/31st and Baltimore Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
 
 Councilmember Ford Move To Introduce

090756
RESOLUTION - Urging the Mayor to refer resolutions requiring Council approval of initial appointments to boards or commissions to the appropriate Council standing committee and expressing the Council’s intent not to approve such appointments prior to referral to committee.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee
 
 Councilmember Ford Move To Introduce

090757
Authorizing the Director of Housing and Community Development and/or the court-appointed Receiver of the Housing and Economic Development Financial Corporation (HEDFC), pursuant to approval by the Federal Court, to liquidate all single family loans currently in HEDFC’s portfolio that require payments by first offering the loans to the individual homeowner to payoff said loan at a discounted percentage and second, by bundling and selling the remaining loans in the secondary market.


Referred to Housing Committee
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS