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Last Published: 1/9/2006 2:34:43 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:3 - CHARLES EDDY, ALVIN BROOKS, TERRY RILEY
Excused:1 - BILL SKAGGS
 

051416
Authorizing a $1,771,000.00 fourth amendment to Task Order 2 with MWH Americas, to provide additional program management and staff extension services for the City’s Master Development Agreement for KC Live; authorizing the City Manager to amend Task Order 2 and to increase the amount of Task Order 2 in an amount not to exceed $177,100.00 without further City Council approval; and designating requisitioning authority.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Bob Lagenkamp, explained that the ordinance addressed the KC Live District Task Order 2 agreement with MWH America to provide additional over-site services. They would oversee the city's interest as it relates to the abatement, demolish, utilities, construction and streets to name a few. There is a 10% contingency fund, the total contract amount is 3.8 million dollars. The contract would run through July 31, 2007 the estimated date of completion for the KC Live project. Ralph Davis, CIMO, was present to answer questions. There was no additional testimony or staff report.
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Brooks, Riley
Nays: 0

051472
(Sub.)
Approving and authorizing settlement of a workers’ compensation claim filed by Roger Riddle for injuries resulting from an accident on December 1, 2003, while employed by the City.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
This item was reviewed in closed session, a substitution was made to direct the City Manager to try to secure other employment for Mr. Riddle the plaintive named in the ordinance.
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Brooks, Riley
Nays: 0

051482
Authorizing the Director of City Development to enter into an agreement on behalf of Kansas City, Missouri with the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri and the Community Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri to provide funding for reimbursement of certain development costs within the Midtown Marketplace Tax Increment Financing Plan; and estimating and appropriating $176,700 from the fund balance of the Super-TIF Midtown Fund to provide the necessary funds to execute the agreement.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Randy Landes, stated that the ordinance was for the purpose of allowing the usage of lot 3. Councilman Glover was present and expressed his support for the measure. The recommendation was made to advance to the full council with the condition that the CPC give their approval for the project as well.
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Brooks, Riley
Nays: 0

051494
(Sub.)
Authorizing a development agreement with Cerner Properties, Inc., for the Cerner Data Center Project.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/4/2006)"
This ordinance was held until 1/04/05

050953
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on November 8, 2005, a question amending the Charter of Kansas City by repealing its current twenty articles and enacting thirteen new articles to be known as the Charter of the City of Kansas City, to reflect the home rule authority granted by the Missouri Constitution; to adopt the Missouri general municipal election day, to require elected officials be residents of the City immediately prior to their election; authorize the delegation of duties among City departments; to authorize the establishment of new park districts; to re-establish the Internal Auditor as an appointee of the City Manager; to accelerate the adoption of ordinances by requiring two rather than three readings; to require the establishment of debt and economic incentive policies; require decennial review of the Charter; to authorize the Council to impose payments in lieu of taxes on enterprise departments of the City not to exceed 10% of the department’s gross revenues; and provide for other municipal purposes; fixing the dates when the amendments shall take effect; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/4/2006)"
This item was held until 1/04/05

051253
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on April 4, 2006, a question amending the Charter of Kansas City to require a committee of petitioners seeking the recall of the Mayor or a Council member to identify the actions or failure to act on the part of the official, which must be related to the official’s duties, which forms the basis of the recall and requiring placement of the grounds before the voters; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election on or after January 20, 2006, but not later than January 24, 2006; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/4/2006)"

051254
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on April 4, 2006, a question amending the Charter of Kansas City to increase the mandatory retirement age of municipal judges from age 65 to age 70; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election on or after January 20, 2006, but not later than January 24, 2006; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/4/2006)"
This item was held until 1/04/05

051255
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on April 4, 2006, a question amending the Charter of Kansas City to extend term limits applicable to future Mayors and Councils from two to three consecutive terms; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election on or after January 20, 2006, but not later than January 24, 2006; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/4/2006)"
This item was held until 1/04/05

051256
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on April 4, 2006, a question amending the Charter of Kansas City to permit the removal of property not exceeding one acre devoted to park property forever from the parks system by ordinance; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election on or after January 20, 2006, but not later than January 24, 2006; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/4/2006)"
This item was held until 1/04/05

051401
Authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement with the American Royal Association and the Kansas City, Missouri American Royal Arena Corporation stating the intent to amend the existing facilities agreement among the parties and allowing the use of the Liberty Lot for certain development activities, all subject to certain conditions precedent.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Rich Noll, testified that there had already been extensive testimony regarding the use of the Liberty Lot near Kemper Arena and the conditions that goes with it. The Mexican Trade Office will use a portion of the lot. Additionally other property will be needed to host the annual K.C. Bar-B-que Contest normally held there.
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Brooks, Riley
Nays: 0

051422
(Sub.)
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a cooperative and purchase agreement with the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, for the development and conveyance of the property formerly known as the Richards-Gebaur Air Force Base; authorizing the City Manager to execute a special warranty deed conveying the property to the Port Authority; and authorizing certain other necessary documents and actions.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Bob Lagenkamp, City Development, explained that the ordinance covered basically two agreements. The first is with the Port Authority, acting as agent for the City. The second is the agreement between the Port Authority and CenterPoint for the development of a portion of the old Richard Gebeur Air Force Base. There are three main issues that would be addressed by the agreements. They are the abatement, development, operations of the property. The estimated cost of the project is $814,000. Mike Burke, King Hershey Law Firm, was present as representative of the Port Authority.
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Brooks, Riley
Nays: 0
 
 There will be a closed session to discuss a legal matter pursuant to RSMO 610.021 (1).
 
 The Committee voted to go into Closed Session at 11:50. The meeting was adjourned at 12:00.