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Last Published: 3/24/2011 2:00:26 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - MARK FUNKHOUSER
Present:10 - DEB HERMANN, BILL SKAGGS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, BETH GOTTSTEIN, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, TERRY RILEY, CATHY JOLLY
Excused:2 - SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, JOHN SHARP
 

110204
RESOLUTION - In Memory of Kansas City Legend and Radio Personality Mike Murphy, and declaring March 17, 2011, as Mike Murphy Day in Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110187
RESOLUTION - Honoring High Aspirations for its outstanding mentoring program.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110191
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri to the City Clerk regarding a notice of intent to accept the Redevelopment Contract Proposal of Commonwealth-KC, LLC for the Commonwealth Project ("Project") in the Amended Armour-Gillham PIEA Area.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110197
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the City Clerk regarding a petition to establish the Ward Parkway Center Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110203
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the City Clerk regarding receipt of a blight study of an area which includes the proposed Ward Parkway Center Community Improvement District, prepared by Ochsner, Hare and Hare.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110132
Approving the plat of Amber Lakes - Fourth 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. (SD0682J)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110101
RESOLUTION - Amending the Shoal Creek Valley Area Plan for a 3.63 acre tract of land generally located on the southeast corner of N. Brighton Avenue and N.E. Soccer Drive by changing the recommended land use from "residential" to "retail uses". (405-S-42)


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110102
(Sub.)
Rezoning an area of approximately 3.63 acres generally located on the southeast corner of N. Brighton Avenue and N.E. Soccer Drive from District RA to District CP-2, and approving a preliminary development plan for the same. (14101-CP)


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110103
Rezoning an area of approximately 116.85 acres generally located on the southeast corner of N. Brighton Avenue and N.E. Soccer Drive from District RA to District R-1b. (14101-P-1)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110104
Approving a preliminary community unit project plan on an area of approximately 116.85 acres in District R-1b (One-Family Dwellings), to allow for 187 single family residential lots, 20 open space tracts, 5 stormwater detention tracts and 2 private park tracts, generally located on the southeast corner of N. Brighton Avenue and N.E. Soccer Drive. (14101-CUP-2).


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110105
Rezoning an area of approximately 26.76 acres generally located on the north side of N.E. Soccer Drive approximately 1,800 feet east of N. Brighton Avenue from District RA to District R-3. (14101-P-3)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110106
Approving a preliminary community unit project plan on an area of approximately 26.76 acres in District R-3, to allow for 314 multifamily residential units on four lots, 2 open space tracts and 3 stormwater detention tracts, generally located on the north side of N.E. Soccer Drive approximately 1,800 feet east of N. Brighton Avenue. (14101-CUP-4).


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move to Waive Charter Requirement
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110181
Estimating revenue and appropriating it in the amount of $3,000,000.00 in the General Services Fund for the payment of electricity charges; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110177
Authorizing the acceptance and approval of a grant from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City in the amount of $55,000.00; estimating revenue and appropriating the sum of $55,000.00 to the Health Care Foundation Grant account; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Waive Charter Requirement
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110195
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Truman Medical Center, Claim No. T0708-0687.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

110189
Authorizing acceptance of a $104,235.00 Fair Housing Assistance Program Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the purpose of investigating discriminatory housing and public accommodations complaints; reducing a $124,833.00 appropriation; estimating and appropriating $95,735.00; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Housing Committee

110075
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Specifying the procedure to be used for major site plan appeals from the City Plan Commission. (9282-P-2)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

110190
RESOLUTION - Amending the Plaza Urban Design and Development Plan, by changing the recommended land use on approximately 2.39 acres generally located on the east side of Broadway between W. 46th Terrace and W. 47th Street from “no recommended rezoning” to “limited redevelopment with specific guidelines.” (225-S-19).


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

110192
RESOLUTION - Concurring with the intention of the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, to accept the proposal of Commonwealth-KC, LLC for the redevelopment of the Commonwealth Project in the Amended Armour/Gillham PIEA Area.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

110193
RESOLUTION - Amending the Westport Land Use Plan by amending the Proposed Land Use Plan and Map for approximately 2.39 acres generally located on the east side of Broadway between W. 46th Terrace and W. 47th Street from “multifamily” and “retail” uses to “mixed use.” (132-S-35)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

110194
Rezoning an area of approximately 2.39 acres generally located on the east side of Broadway between W. 46th Terrace and W. 47th Street from Districts R-5 and C-3a2 to District C-3a2-p, and approving a preliminary development plan for the same. (14131-P-1)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

110198
Authorizing the City Attorney to execute a Settlement Agreement with Patricia Lee Scaglia, Patricia Marie Scaglia, Phillip Patrick Scaglia, and Labor Ready Central, Inc., which resolved a Board of Zoning Adjustment appeal and lawsuit.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

110200
Approving a Council approved signage plan for the 103rd Street Auto Mall District, on approximately 40 acres generally bounded by I-435 on the south, Wornall Road on the east, Indian Creek on the west, 103rd on the north, including about 600' of property on the north side of 103rd Street and south of Indian Creek approximately 875' west of Wornall; and also the property located on the  north side of 103rd Street and south of Indian Creek for a distance of approximately 900' east of Wornall Road.  (14185-P)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

110201
Amending Sections 88-445-01-D, 88-445-11-A and 88-445-11-E of the Zoning and Development Code to alter the requirements regarding banners and the council approved signage plan. 


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

110202
Authorizing the execution of a Grant of Easement to Qwest Communications Company, LLC, at the Kansas City International Airport.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

110184
Accepting and approving a one year $48,979.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services to conduct tuberculosis control activities in Kansas City, Missouri; increasing revenue and appropriations in the amount of $9,405.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and authorizing the Director to expend $16,326.00 for the contract.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

110188
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to develop and implement an “Adopt-a-Trail” program within 90 days.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

110196
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a $480,191.00 contract with AMEC Earth and Environmental, Inc. for Contract No. 227, Project No. 60820004, Jackson County FEMA Floodplain Modernization; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $480,191.00 for the project; authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

110199
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a Cooperative Agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission in the amount of $300,000.00 for the construction of N.W. 88th Street; and authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend funds for the contract.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110205
Authorizing the purchase of a parcel of land identified as Tract No. 219 in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri, for Airport Development, and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $1,000.00, and acceptance of a warranty deed conveying title thereto.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee
 
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