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Last Published: 1/18/2007 4:30:25 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - KAY BARNES
Present:11 - DEB HERMANN, BILL SKAGGS, BONNIE COOPER, JOHN FAIRFIELD, TROY NASH, SAUNDRA MCFADDEN-WEAVER, JIM GLOVER, GEORGE BLACKWOOD, BECKY NACE, TERRY RILEY, ALVIN BROOKS
Excused:1 - CHARLES EDDY
 

061376
RESOLUTION - Honoring and expressing gratitude to the members of the Housing Policy and Oversight Committee for their work in creating housing policy recommendations to guide the City Council’s oversight of the rebuilding of the City’s housing programs.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070073
RESOLUTION - Honoring Lt. Gen. Carl A. Strock for his service to the U.S. Army, the Army Corps of Engineers and the citizens of Kansas City, Missouri and the United States of America


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070080
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Northgate Middle School on winning the No Name-Calling Week 2007 Creative Expression Contest.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070071
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 59427 through 59452


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

061411
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Expressing support for amending the state’s liquor control law to allow festival district special permits.


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 1 - Skaggs

070067
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to request occupational license applicants to voluntarily disclose their race, ethnicity or gender in order to identify potential additional businesses to participate in the City's MBE/WBE Program.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070069
RESOLUTION - Approving the mayoral reappointments of Peter Yelorda, Robert J. White and Helen Ragsdale to the Downtown-Economic Stimulus Authority.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070070
RESOLUTION - Approving the Mayor's appointment of Patrick Patterson and reappointments of Charles Robb, Dan Williams and Gene Knisley, Sr., to the Board of Trustees of the Metropolitan Ambulance Services Trust.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070010
Amending Ordinance No. 050771 passed June 30, 2005, which authorized assessments on Sewer District Nos. 16003 and 16004, by repealing and reenacting Section 6 thereof to amend the list of assessed benefiting properties and clarify the assessment amount.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Brooks Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: 061356 061392 070044 070057 070041 070053 061358 070040 070055 070058 070052 070056 061359 ADVANCE DEBATES: 070039 070033(2sub) 070062 070043 061347 070047 070045 070008 070068 070059 061425 (sub) 070063 070049 070024 070042 ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

061356
Authorizing a one year Rental Car Permit Agreement with Enterprise Rent A Car at the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown and estimating additional revenue in the amount of $5,000.00 in the KCI Airports Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

061358
Authorizing a First Amendment to the Interim Concession and Lease of Premises Agreements with six rental car companies at Kansas City International Airport to extend the term to June 30, 2007 or the Date of Beneficial Occupancy of the Consolidated Rental Car Facilities (anticipated for May 1, 2007), whichever is earlier.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

061359
Authorizing a $189,023.00 Amendment No. 2 to an Agreement with Coffman Associates, Inc. for Project No. 62030235 – Runway 1/19 Safety Area Extension with Coffman Associates, Inc., at the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $207,925.00.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

061392
Authorizing a $1,000,000.00 agreement with S.K. Design Group, Inc. for Project No. 62060307 – Rehabilitate Airport Roadways at Kansas City International Airport and the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $1,000,000.00.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070040
Authorizing a First Amendment to the Pay Telephone Concession Agreement with Jaroth, Inc., d/b/a Pacific Telemanagement Services at Kansas City International Airport.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070044
Accepting various Warranty Deeds, conveying to the City of Kansas City, Missouri, certain properties in Clay County, Missouri, all for public use, for NE 96th Street TIF Phase 3 improvements; establishing grades on public ways; accepting various easements; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached documents.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070055
Accepting various easements from various owners in Jackson County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070057
Accepting and releasing various easements from various owners in Clay County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070058
Authorizing an Encroachment Agreement running with the land between Kansas City and Penske Truck Leasing Company, L.P., in connection with maintaining improvements over a water line located in an easement on the property in the area of James Street and Kaw River in Wyandotte County, Kansas; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and this agreement with the Office of the Register of Deeds for Wyandotte County at Kansas City, Kansas.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070041
Approving the plat of The Villas at Royal View Meadows – 2nd Plat, an addition in Kansas City, 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 file this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1025D)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070052
Approving the plat of First Replat of Beacon Hill, Block 2, Lots 1 through 3, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1167)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070053
Approving the plat of The Liberty Condominiums, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; establishing grades on public ways; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1306)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070056
Accepting various easements from various owners in Platte County, Missouri; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development Department to accept the Assignment of Covenant to Maintain Storm Water Detention Facility–Wildwood West Seventh Plat; and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

061427
(Sub.)
Providing for the compensation of persons designated to act as special interim municipal judges in the Kansas City Municipal Division of the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit of Jackson County, Missouri.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070033
(Sub.)
Amending the Code of Ordinances by enacting a new Section 2-1551 entitled “Same -- Background checks / investigations of persons nominated” to provide for background checks/investigations of persons nominated as a judge of the Kansas City Municipal Division.


Passed As Second Substitute

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070039
Reducing an appropriation in the Infrastructure and Maintenance Fund by $237,754.00; transferring and appropriating that amount for fleet acquisition to the Equipment Lease Debt Service Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks
Nays: 0

070045
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a workers' compensation benefit filed by Douglas R. Shinault for injuries resulting from an accident on November 11, 2005, while employed by the City.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks
Nays: 0

070049
Appropriating $850,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund to the Police Department for fuel costs.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks
Nays: 0

070008
Appropriating $200,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund to the Dangerous Building Demolition Program for demolition of burned buildings and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks
Nays: 0

070024
Authorizing the Directors of the Neighborhood and Community Services Department and the Fire Department to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with Jackson County, Missouri, to participate in the County's Drug Abatement Response Team Program; authorizing the Director of the Finance to accept funds in the amount of $41,000.00 from the Interdisciplinary Task Force Grant for this purpose; and directing the City Clerk to file the agreement with the appropriate offices.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks
Nays: 0

070062
Adopting the recommendations contained in the December 2006 Report of the Housing Policy and Oversight Committee.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks
Nays: 0

070068
Establishing a Citizen Advisory Committee to assist in the development of the annual Consolidated Housing and Community Development Plan and to review and annually report on the effectiveness of the City’s housing policies.


Councilmember Hermann Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Cooper
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0


Passed as Amended

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks
Nays: 0

070042
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a Cooperative Agreement with Jackson County, Missouri; and estimating and appropriating $100,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks
Nays: 0

070043
Accepting a Quit Claim Deed from the State of Missouri, acting by and through the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission; conveying to Kansas City a portion of Route T (Barry Road) located between Route “9”, and Route “K” in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri, for public use; and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks
Nays: 0

070059
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to execute a Cooperative Agreement with Julian-Morrissey-Horn Development Company, L.C.; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend up to $1,000,000.00 from previously appropriated funds for the project; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks
Nays: 0

061347
Approving the amended Downtown Streetscape Master Plan. (627-S-1)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

061425
(Sub.)
Approving the First Amendment to the General Development Plan for the Southwest Boulevard Redevelopment Area by deleting a requirement that a certain billboard be removed from the area; finding the First Amendment to be in compliance with Sections 100.300-100.620, RSMo; and approving the ad valorem tax benefits therefor.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks
Nays: 0

070047
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Ninth Amendment to the Briarcliff West Tax Increment Financing Plan; and approving the Ninth Amendment to the Briarcliff West Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Brooks
Nays: 1 - Nace

070063
Amending Chapter 64, Code of Ordinances, by amending Section 64-242, Construction or reconstruction in streetscape areas, to provide for construction of sidewalks in areas where streetscape standards have been approved by ordinance or by the Directors of City Development or Parks and Recreation.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Brooks Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF THE ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON SECOND READING ON PAGE 8 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070007
Estimating additional revenues in the amount of $6,444,445.00 and appropriating same for debt repayments; reducing estimated revenues and appropriations in the amount of $1,503,775.00 as ordained by Ordinance No. 061069 all in the American Airlines Special Facility Fund; reducing estimated revenues as ordained by Ordinance No. 061069 and estimating revenues in the amount of $1,503,775.00 all in the Equipment Lease Debt Fund.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

070064
Authorizing a $6,000,000.00 increase in the contingency amount in the Walton Construction Company contract for Project 19960C21 – Consolidated Rental Car Facility at Kansas City International Airport.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

061421
(Sub.)
Authorizing acceptance of a Missouri Department of Public Safety Office of the Adjutant General grant in the amount of $546,231.00 and estimating revenue and appropriating the sum of $546,231.00 to the Buffer Zone Protection Program.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted
 
 Councilmember Brooks 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 PAGE 9-10 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070075
Authorizing the Director of Finance to accept the proposal of Koch Financial Corporation for the acquisition of golf course maintenance equipment in an approximate principal amount not to exceed $140,000.00; estimating and appropriating $140,000.00 in lease proceeds; authorizing the execution of any and all documents and agreements necessary for the financing; declaring the intent of the City to reimburse itself from the lease purchase proceeds for certain expenditures; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon project completion; and designating requisitioning authorities.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

070076
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a $268,000.00 contract with Ace Pipe Cleaning, Inc. for Contract No. 894, Todd Creek WWTP Lagoon Biosolids Removal and Disposal; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $281,000.00 for the project; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Referred to Operations Committee

070078
Condemning and taking permanent and temporary easements on private properties for the construction and maintenance of sanitary sewers in the area of NE 88th Street and N. Lathrop, in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations by the Director of City Development; consenting to the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney, on behalf of the City; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance with the Recorder of Deeds in Clay County, Missouri.


Referred to Operations Committee

070079
Estimating revenues in the amount of $400,000.00 in the Kansas City Downtown Redevelopment District, Series 2006A Project Fund and appropriating the same to the KC Live Project account; authorizing a $400,000.00 contract contingency increase with J. M. Fahey Construction Company for additional work in connection with the Power & Light District Street Replacement Project – Phase 2; authorizing the City Manager to expend up to $400,000.00 from funds previously appropriated for the project; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon completion; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Operations Committee

070072
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 1 of the 45th Street Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

070074
Authorizing the Director of City Development to enter into a lease agreement with Construction Craft Academy, Building 940, located at Richards-Gebaur for a period of five years.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

070077
Rezoning an area of approximately 36.8 acres generally located at the southwest corner of 87th Street and I-435 from Districts RA, R-1a, C-1 and M-1-p to District URD, and approving a development plan for the same. (6743-URD-9)


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

070081
RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Mayor to request the Municipal Judicial Nominating Commission to submit a panel of nominees for appointment as judges of Divisions 207 and 206 of the Kansas City Municipal Court; and declaring the City Councils decision to fill the current vacancy in Division 205 of the Kansas City Municipal Court.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
 
 Councilmember Cooper Move To Introduce

070082
Transferring project appropriations in the Capital Improvements Fund and the General Fund and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
 
 Councilmember McFadden-Weaver Move To Introduce

070083
RESOLUTION - Commending the American Jazz Museum on the Tenth Anniversary of its opening, and affirming the Council’s intent to support events surrounding the celebration in 2007.


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

070084
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to develop a plan for the permanent designation, implementation and operation of a community court in Division 207 of the Kansas City Municipal Court.


Referred to Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS