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Last Published: 5/13/2013 11:59:37 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, MICHAEL BROOKS, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Excused:1 - CINDY CIRCO
 

130372
RESOLUTION - Declaring May 5-11, 2013, as National Drinking Water Week in Kansas City.


Adopted

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

130374
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Park Hill and Park Hill South High School Broadcast Journalism students and the entire staff from both schools for reaching new heights in student journalism.


Adopted

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

130393
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Park Hill and Park Hill South High School Broadcast Journalism students and the entire staff from both schools for reaching new heights in student journalism.


Adopted

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

130380
RESOLUTION - Designating May as Drug Court Month in Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

130377
COMMUNICATION - Accepting various easements and deeds in Jackson County, Missouri and Directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

130391
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E41584-E41590


Received And Filed

130323
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Greater Downtown Area Plan for approximately two (2) acres generally located at the southeast corner of E 24th Street and Troost Avenue by changing the recommended land use from residential medium to downtown residential. (675-S-2)


Adopted

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

130370
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Expressing the financial support of the City of Kansas City for the pending application of Union Station to the Missouri Development Finance Board for the authorization of state tax credits in an amount not to exceed $5,000,000.00 to support the partnership of the City with Union Station and others to create economic development in Western Missouri and to assure the continued economic health of Downtown Kansas City as a center for jobs and culture.


Adopted as Substituted

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

130371
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Director of Human Relations to expand the Small Local Business Enterprise Development Program for design professional contracts entered into by the Water Services Department for its capital projects program.


Adopted as Substituted

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

130284
Declaring it necessary to re-establish the street grades for a segment of Front Street; establishing the right-of-way for Front Street and Riverfront Drive; and directing the City Clerk to publish notice and to record this ordinance.


Passed

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

130339
Accepting and estimating revenue for interest earned through a cooperative agreement with Jackson County through FY 2009-10 Recovery Act: Justice Assistance Grant allocated by the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs; and estimating revenue in the amount of $60,422.00 in the Justice Assistance Grant Fund; appropriating it to the Justice Assistance Grant Fund.


Passed

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

130285
Approving various Traffic Regulations in compliance with Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances.


Passed

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

130286
Approving various Traffic Regulations in compliance with Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances.


Passed

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

130287
Approving various Traffic Regulations in compliance with Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances.


Passed

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

130302
Approving various Traffic Regulations in compliance with Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances.


Passed

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

130315
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 76, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 76-32 and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter, and adopting Section 76-46, regulating third-party transportation apps.


Passed as Substituted

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

130334
Approving various Traffic Regulations in compliance with Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances.


Passed

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

130263
(Sub.)
Authorizing a contract with Capital Electric Construction Company, Inc., for electrical services at Kansas City International Airport and Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $50,000.00; authorizing a future $200,000.00 increase in the contract amount.


Passed as Substituted

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

130366
Approving a $300,000.00 Amendment No. 4 with Burns and McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc., for Aviation Facilities Development at the Kansas City International Airport; authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend $330,000.00 for the contract; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

130322
Vacating the east-west alley north of Beacon Hill Lane from the west line of the north-south alley next east of Troost Avenue west to its terminus; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents.


Passed

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

130324
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan in District URD on approximately 94 acres generally bounded by 22nd Street on the north, Bruce R. Watkins Drive and The Paseo on the east, 27th Street and approximately 100 feet south of 27th Street at Troost Avenue on the south, and Troost Avenue and approximately 150 feet west of Troost Avenue at 27th Street on the west to allow for a student housing development. (12708-URD-2)


Passed

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

130362
Approving the Petition to establish the Troost Avenue Community Improvement District; establishing the Troost Avenue Community Improvement District generally located on either side of Troost Avenue between Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard on the north and 75th Street on the south in Kansas City, Jackson County Missouri; providing for the conditional performance of certain actions by the Troost Avenue Community Improvement District; 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, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130363
Approving the First Amendment to the Performing Arts District Tax Increment Financing Plan for purposes of terminating the Plan, terminating the designation of Redevelopment Project Areas 1 through 8, and distributing surplus funds to the taxing jurisdictions; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Passed

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

130367
Approving a $2,170,740.00 Amendment No. 1 with Burns and McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc., for Airfield Pavement Rehabilitations at the Kansas City International Airport; authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend $2,387,814.00 for the contract; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

130373
Adopting, and Authorizing the Execution of, the amended Collective Bargaining Agreement between City and Local 3808 of the International Association of Fire Fighters.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130375
Amending Article VIII of the Administrative Code of Kansas City, Missouri, relating to the Classification and Compensation Plan, by repealing Sections 2-1075, 2-1076, 2-1077, 2-1078, 2-1079, and 2-1080 and provides for maintenance of the system by creating five Water Services Department specific new classifications, retitling one classification, changing the pay grade for one classification and establishing a new top pay step for classifications covered by the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 3808 in accordance with their CBA.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130376
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled John Hodges, et al. v City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1116-CV29907.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130381
Approving and authorizing settlement of claims by Commerce Bank, Claim Nos. T1112-0615 and T1213-0119.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130387
Authorizing the execution and delivery of a Cooperative Agreement for Project Financing with the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, Country Club Plaza of Kansas City, Missouri Transportation Development District and Highwoods Realty Limited Partnership related to the issuance of bonds for the financing, acquisition, and design of certain projects.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130378
Approving the plat of Prairie View at Bristol Park – First 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. (SD0630N)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130379
Approving the plat of Copperleaf Ninth Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting and releasing 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. (SD0980I)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130383
RESOLUTION - Supporting the submission of three applications to the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines, Iowa for minor home repair and weatherization services.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

130385
Declaring certain real property in the Beacon Hill Redevelopment Area 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.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130390
Appropriating $150,600.00 in the HOME Investment Fund; estimating revenue and authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to execute a contract with the Black Economic Union in an amount not to exceed $150,600.00 for costs associated with the Monarch Manor project; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

130388
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into contracts up to $345,000.00 with various organizations to provide domestic violence shelter assistance from funds appropriated in the Domestic Violence Shelter Operation Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

130382
Authorizing a contract for approximately $2,100,000.00 with George Butler Associates, Inc. for the Blue River South Basin Inflow and Infiltration Reduction Project, Areas 1 & 2.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130384
Authorizing a $7,550,000.00 contract with J.M. Fahey Construction Company for renewal 1 for the Asphalt and Concrete Restoration project.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130389
Authorizing an approximately $970,000.00 contract with Carollo Engineers, Inc., for construction phase services for the Second Creek Interceptor Sewer project.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130392
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation Department to execute a cooperative agreement with Soccer Village Properties for the construction, maintenance and operation of the Soccer Village in Swope Park; authorizing the expenditure of funds subject to future appropriation; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130394
Granting a temporary construction easement and an appurtenant easement over City-owned property related to the Beacon Hill Student Housing Project for the public purposes of elimination of blight and economic development.


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