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Last Published: 2/18/2009 3:39:04 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - MARK FUNKHOUSER
Present:10 - DEB HERMANN, ED FORD, MELBA CURLS, SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, BETH GOTTSTEIN, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, TERRY RILEY, CATHY JOLLY, JOHN SHARP
Out:1 - BILL SKAGGS
Excused:1 - RUSS JOHNSON
 

090114
RESOLUTION - Congratulating the City of Kansas City, Missouri, on receiving the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver Certificate for the Bartle Hall Grand Ballroom Project.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090115
RESOLUTION - Declaring February 15-21, 2009, as the Black Family Technology Awareness Week in Kansas City.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090119
RESOLUTION - Honoring Jullaion Jones on his courageous actions on January 30, 2009.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090110
COMMUNICATION - Notice from Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP to the City Clerk regarding submission of the proposed budget of the 39th Street Community Improvement District for the fiscal year 2009-10.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090111
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulation E40784


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090112
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Rgulations E40788-E40795


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090113
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulation E40797


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090121
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the City Clerk regarding the Annual Budget, City of Kansas City, Missouri, Fiscal Year 2009-2010, submitted to the City Council of Kansas City, Missouri.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090058
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to maintain the hiring freeze and other existing cost containment measures, limit certain discretionary expenditures, present recommendations to remediate the potential shortfall following the third quarter analysis and immediately begin the reduction in force proposed in the submitted budget.


Councilmember Hermann Move To Re-refer

Seconded by Councilmember Sharp
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Re-Referred Finance and Audit Committee

090063
Amending Chapter 18, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 18-20(o)(2) and subsection 3201.7 of Section 18-40 and enacting in lieu thereof new subsections which clarify that political subdivisions are exempt from encroachment license fees for public purpose activities.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
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 this week.ADVANCE DEBATES: 090100 090053 (sub) 090095 090109 090073 090107 ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090100
Determining the advisability of the 22nd Street Neighborhood Improvement District; ordering the creation of the 22nd Street Neighborhood Improvement District for a project in Kansas City, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to prepare an assessment roll, fix a date for a hearing, publish notice of the hearing and mail notice to all property owners regarding the 22nd Street Neighborhood Improvement District.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090053
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 62, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 62-1 through 62-12 and Sections 62-41 through 62-55, and enacting new sections in lieu thereof for the purpose of updating the solid waste code to reflect current refuse collection and management practices; and eliminating the board of refuse appeals.


Councilmember Sharp Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Jolly
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Passed as Substituted and Amended

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 1 - Ford

090095
Accepting and estimating revenue for interest earned through a cooperative agreement with Jackson County through funds allocated by the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, FY 2005-06 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant; estimating revenue in the amount of $24,610.65 in the Justice Assistance Grant Fund; appropriating it to the 2005 JAG account in the Justice Assistance Grant Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090109
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Community Services to execute a $101,333.00 contract through April 30, 2009 with five one year renewal options with Veterinary Management Corporation to manage and operate the City’s Animal Shelter at 4400 Raytown Road, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, 64129; authorizing the Director of General Services to execute the initial lease with five one year renewal options for use of the City’s Animal Shelter; authorizing the Directors of Neighborhoods and Community Services and General Services to exercise and execute the City’s renewal options for the contract and lease without City Council approval with such funds as appropriated in the City’s annual budget for the contract; authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Community Services to expend funds previously appropriated for the contract.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090073
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a contract through April 30, 2009 with five one year renewal options with Genuine Parts Company dba NAPA to provide parts and operate three storerooms in City facilities; authorizing the Director of General Services and the Director of Aviation to execute lease(s) for use of City storerooms in City facilities and authorizing the Directors to exercise the City’s five one year renewal options without City Council approval; authorizing the Director of General Services to exercise the City’s renewal options for the contract without City Council approval from such amounts appropriated in the City’s annual budget; authorizing the Director of General Services to expend $1,000,000.00 and Director of Aviation to expend $250,000.00 from funds previously appropriated for the contract through April 30, 2009.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090107
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to issue change orders to Contract Nos. 07-2 and 07-3 with Superior Bowen, to provide for additional incidental and related resurfacing, to respond to requests from other departments for resurfacing subject to the limitation of appropriated funds and the City Managers approval and to charge these costs to the reimbursable account.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Ford 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 PAGES 5-8 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

990259
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 3 of the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therein.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990262
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 6 of the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therein.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990263
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 7 of the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therein.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990267
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 11 of the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therein.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990268
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 12 of the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therein.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990269
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 13 of the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therein.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990270
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 14 of the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therein.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990271
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 15 of the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therein.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990272
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 16 of the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therein.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990273
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 17 of the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therein.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990274
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 18 of the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therein.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990275
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 19 of the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therein.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

990276
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 20 of the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therein.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090096
Reducing the Contingent Appropriation in the General Fund by $450,000.00; and appropriating it to cover costs associated with the Leaf and Brush Drop-Off program.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090098
(Sub.)
Appropriating $637,713.00 to various accounts in the Community Development Block Grant Fund for Minor Home Repair and designating requisitioning authority.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

090055
Approving the preliminary plat of Jensen’s Plaza on a 2.6 acre tract of land generally located on the south side of Red Bridge Road between Hickman Mills Drive and Hillcrest Road. (SD 1257-B)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090057
Vacating East 8th Street from the east line of Euclid Avenue to the west line of the north-south alley next west of Brooklyn Avenue, retaining a utility easement, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1599-V)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090101
(Sub.)
Estimating revenue in the amount of $500,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount to the 12th Street Viaduct account; authorizing an $8,968,509.29 contract with Comanche Construction, Inc., for Project No. 89005442 - Repair of 12th Street Viaduct Over KCT Railroad Tracks - Federal Project No. STP-3386 (413); authorizing the City Manager to amend and increase this contract by up to $896,850.93 without further City Council approval; authorizing the City Manager to expend $9,865,360.22 for the contract; and approving project management costs.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

090102
(Sub.)
Estimating revenue in the amount of $5,970,845.62 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount to the 22nd-23rd Street Corridor Account; authorizing an $8,152,196.13 contract with J. M. Fahey Construction Company, Inc. for Project No. 89008008 - 22nd-23rd Street Corridor Phase 1B Improvements from Tracy to Brooklyn - Fed No. STP-3401 (406); authorizing the City Manager to amend and increase this contract by up to $1,222,829.42 without further City Council approval; authorizing the City Manager to expend $9,375,025.55 for the contract; and approving project management costs.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

090103
(Sub.)
Authorizing a $9,197,110.74 contract with Max Rieke and Brothers, Inc. for Project No. 89002675 - North Brighton Ave. Improvements from N.E. Vivion Road to N.E. 58th Street; authorizing the City Manager to amend and increase this contract by up to $1,379,566.61 without further City Council approval; authorizing the City Manager to expend $10,576,677.35 for the contract; and approving project management costs.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

090104
Authorizing a $2,029,000.00 contract with Feyerherm Construction, Incorporated for Project No. 890A0502, Vehicle Processing Facility; authorizing the City Manager to amend and increase this contract by up to $210,000.00 without further City Council approval; and authorizing the City Manager to expend $2,239,000.00 for the contract.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090106
Reducing appropriations in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $600,000.00 and appropriating this sum to accounts in the Capital Improvements Fund for projects in the Sixth Council District.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 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 9-10 OF TODAY’'S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090116
Approving the issuance by the City of Kansas City, Missouri, of its special obligation refunding bonds in several series to refund certain bonds previously issued to finance the 909 Walnut Parking Facility Project, President Hotel Redevelopment Project and Chouteau I-35 Project; approving and authorizing certain documents and actions relating to the issuance of the Bonds; and declaring an emergency.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090118
Providing for a substitute of a Syncora Guarantee Inc. surety bond policy issued to meet the debt service reserve requirement of the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri Improvement and Refunding Bonds, Series 2005E; estimating and appropriating bond proceeds in the amount of $3,385,000.00 in the STIF 12th and Wyandotte Fund; designating requisitioning authorities; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon completion; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090122
Authorizing an application to the Missouri Development Finance Board for the preliminary authorization of state tax credits in the amount not to exceed $4,375,000.00 to support the Oxford on the Blue Development; and authorizing the City Manager to execute a tax credit agreement with the Missouri Development Finance Board in connection with the tax credits.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090123
Approving the restructuring and reissuance of certain bonds previously issued by The Industrial Development Authority of the City of Kansas City, Missouri to finance the Kansas City Downtown Redevelopment District Project and the entering into of one or more agreements by such Authority relating to such bonds; approving and authorizing certain documents and actions relating to the restructuring and reissuance of such bonds; amending Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 080636 to conform to the current transaction; and declaring an emergency.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090126
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhood and Community Services to enter into agreements with Jackson County, Platte County, Clay County, and Cass County to house inmates in their correctional facilities.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090117
Authorizing a $25,000.00 Amendment No. 3 to an agreement with TranSystems Corporation for Project No. 89001236, NW 64th - 68th Street (Gower) Connector; and authorizing the City Manager to expend $25,000.00 from previously appropriated funds for the project.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090120
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to execute an amendment to the Brush Creek Basin Study Agreement between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the City of Kansas City, Missouri and Johnson County, Kansas for the watershed based study of the Brush Creek Basin in Kansas and Missouri; authorizing the Director of Water Services to execute a Cooperative Agreement with Johnson County, Kansas to set forth cost-sharing responsibilities for this study; authorizing an additional $185,000.00 for the project; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090124
Re-estimating revenue and appropriating $411,899.71 to the General Fund received as part of a storm damage settlement from Travelers Insurance Company for the Municipal Service Center roof (project number 07000245); and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090125
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a $650,000.00 Contract with Midwest Mechanical Services, Inc. to provide repair and maintenance of heating, ventilating and air conditioning equipment at various City-owned facilities for a one year period; authorizing the Director of General Services to expend $650,000.00 for the contract from previously appropriated funds; and authorizing the Director of General Services to renew the contract without Council approval with such funds appropriated by the City Council in the annual budget.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090127
Directing the City Manager to submit a prioritized set of projects to be considered for inclusion in the projects under consideration for funding through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 under the Surface Transportation Program.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move To Introduce

090129
Amending Chapter 2 of the Code of Ordinances of Kansas City, Article XIV “Budgetary and Financial Policies” by enacting new sections which codify the Investment Policy, Debt Policy, Contingent Appropriation Policy and Costs of Public Financing Policy for the City.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
 
 Councilmember Riley Move To Introduce

090130
Approving a Development Assistance Agreement between Citadel Plaza, LLC and Block & Company, Inc. in connection with the Southtown Urban Life Development Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the form of First Amendment to Cooperative Agreement to be executed by the City, the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, and Citadel Plaza LLC, and authorizing the City Manager to execute the First Amendment to Cooperative Agreement in such form; and determining that all requirements prior to the advance of City funds have been satisfied.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS