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Last Published: 3/19/2015 3:58:05 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:9 - SCOTT WAGNER, ED FORD, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, COKETHEA HILL, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Excused:3 - DICK DAVIS, RUSS JOHNSON, CINDY CIRCO
 

150180
RESOLUTION - Recognizing and honoring Blake Harris for his dedication to his community through volunteerism.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150181
RESOLUTION - Honoring Porter Arneill as a Rich Noll Pacesetter for March, 2015.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150166
COMMUNICATION - March 2015-Accepting various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150167
COMMUNICATION - March 2015-Accepting and releasing various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance and release.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150168
COMMUNICATION - March 2015-Accepting and releasing various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance and release.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150172
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Westport Community Improvement District I regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2016.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150173
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Westport Community Improvement District II regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2016.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150174
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Metro North Square & Commons Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2016.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150183
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Antioch Center Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2016.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Wagner) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the resolutions listed on today’s docket as “Resolutions for Same Day Adoption” be presented to Council for consideration for immediate adoption today.
 
Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150188
RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Jeffrey Williams as a member of the Tax Increment Financing Commission.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Ford (Second by Wagner) 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 “Committee Advances” and that these ordinances be advanced for final reading and consideration at this time.
 
Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150095
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Rosa Martinez and Felicia Bean v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1416-CV00110.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150152
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1416-CV14108.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150158
(Sub.)
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled K.C. Air Cargo Services, Inc. v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1316-CV17929; appropriating $1,750,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Aviation Fund; and authorizing a Fourth Amendment to the Lease Agreement with K.C. Air Cargo Services.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150156
Amending Section 2-2044, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Prohibited activities after leaving municipal service” to allow persons approved by the City Council to have appropriate contacts with City officials, officers and employees, during the first year a person serving in an executive or administrative capacity leaves City employment; and recognizing Robert Langenkamp’s service as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri, as an appropriate application of this amendment.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150157
(Sub.)
Amending Article VIII of the Administrative Code of Kansas City, Missouri, relating to the Classification and Compensation Plan, by repealing Section 2-1099 and enacting in lieu thereof a section of like number which provides for an update to the classification and pay system to provide an extra vacation day for specific participation achievements in the City-sponsored Kansas City Corporate Challenge competition.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150163
Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute a contract amendment to Contract No. EV1643 with Thomas McGee, L.C, to provide Early Intervention/Nurse Triage for injured workers’ and to develop Functional Job Descriptions from funds previously appropriated to Account No. 15-1011-071410-B and to extend the contract for one year with such funds that are appropriated in the City’s annual budget for such purpose; and authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to amend the contract and to execute to four additional one year extensions without Council approval with such funds that are appropriated in the City’s annual budget for such purpose.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150153
Approving a development plan in District M 1-5 on approximately a 38 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of Missouri State Highway No. 150 and Andrews Road. (14049-P-5)


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150154
Rezoning an area of approximately 20 acres generally located north of E. 23rd Street Trafficway, east of Manchester Trafficway, and west of Interstate 435, from District M1-5 to UR, and approving a preliminary development plan which also serves as a preliminary plat. (14263-UR-2).


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150155
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan in District MPD on about 28.7 acres generally located south of N.W. 64th Street and on either side of N. Cosby Avenue, for assisted living, office, retail, restaurant and mixed uses, with the plan also serving as a preliminary plat. (5857-MPD-52)


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150159
Rezoning an area of approximately 16 acres generally located south of E. Independence Avenue, north of E. 12th Street, west of the Blue River and east of the BNSF and Union Pacific railroads, from District M1-5 to UR, and approving a preliminary development plan which also serves as a preliminary plat. (14456-UR).


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Hill, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150160
Rezoning an area of approximately 2.68 acres generally located south of the Union Pacific railroad, north of Union Avenue, west of Santa Fe Street and on either side of Mulberry Street, from District M 3-5 to District UR, and approving a development plan for five existing industrial buildings, which also serves as a preliminary plat. (14394-UR)


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Hill, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Ford (Second by Reed) 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 “Second Readings” and that they be placed on the docket next week for final reading.
 
Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150142
Levying taxes for Fiscal Year 2015-16 for General Revenue, Health Levy, Museum Special Revenue and General Debt and Interest Funds on all property in Kansas City subject to taxation on January 1, 2015; providing for the extension of such levies by the Director of Finance; and authorizing the collection by the Director of Finance.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

150143
Pursuant to Section 68-582 of the Code of Ordinances, setting the rates for the trafficway maintenance tax, the park and boulevard maintenance tax, and the boulevards and parkways front foot assessment at $0.00 for Fiscal Year 2015-16.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

150144
Amending Chapter 60, Code of Ordinances, entitled Sewers and Sewage Disposal by repealing Sections 60-2 and 60-3 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which adjust sewer rates; and establishing an effective date.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

150145
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 78, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Water” by repealing Sections 78-6, 78-8, 78-9, 78-10, 78-14, 78-20, 78-28, and 78-29 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter adjusting charges for water service; and establishing an effective date.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

150146
Adopting the Annual Budget of the City for the Fiscal Year 2015-16; estimating revenues for the fiscal year; appropriating the sums for the purposes set forth in the budget; designating requisitioning authorities; directing the Director of Finance to make the necessary entries upon the City’s records to show the appropriations and allocations provided for; and authorizing inter-fund loans.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

150109
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 10-5, Employee liquor permit required, 10-138, Non-profit organization temporary permit for sales by drink, 10-291, Generally, and 10-292, Temporary employee liquor permit, and enacting in lieu thereof new Sections 10-5, 10-138 10-291, and 10-292 of like number and subject matter.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted
 
 Councilmember Ford (Second by Wagner) 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: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150191
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 2-931, Neighborhood tourist development fund committee, 2-932, Project selection guidelines, 2-933, Applicant criteria, 2-924, Activity criteria, 2-936, Contract administration, 2-937, Additional program requirements and restrictions, 2-938, Administration of neighborhood tourist development fund and 2-939, Forms/schedules pertaining to neighborhood tourist development fund and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150192
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a lease agreement with Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, a nonprofit museum, for the lease of City-owned property generally located at 1616 East 18th Street, Kansas City, Missouri.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150201
Authorizing the Director of General Services to renew a lease agreement with Subway Real Estate Corp for the rental of retail space located at the 11th and Oak Street Parking Garage located at 327 E. 11th Street, Kansas City, Missouri.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150178
Waiving the requirement that a company must be a licensed demolition contractor to demolish properties owned by the Land Bank of Kansas City, Missouri under certain circumstances.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

150190
Amending Chapter 46, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Noise Control” by repealing it in its entirety and enacting in lieu thereof a new Chapter 46 entitled “Noise Code” of like subject matter, consisting of Sections 46-1 through 46-42.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

150170
Approving the plat of Morningstar Youth and Family Life Center, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; vacating a portion of an alley; 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. (SD1486)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150184
Approving the plat of Klamm Road Apartment Homes, an addition in Platte 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. (SD1500)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150185
Approving the plat of Highlands of Northview – Seventh 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. (SD1334G)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150186
Approving the plat of Block 4 Development, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1498A)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150187
Approving the plat of The Links at Staley Farms 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. (SD0964Y)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150189
Amending the preliminary plat for Hunter’s Ridge, in District R-7.5, on a 39 acre tract of land generally located at the terminus of N. Hope Avenue and N.W. 79th Terrace, approximately half a mile south of N.W. Barry Road, to allow the development of 18-25 previously preliminarily platted lots with one home, with an underlying future build-out plan. (SD 0831D)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150193
Approving the plat of 2001 Main, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; vacating a portion of a street; 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. (SD1490A)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150200
Declaring certain real property known as Kemper Arena, located within the 1800 W. 23rd Street parcel, surplus to the City’s needs; directing the City Manager to issue a request for proposal seeking development partners and development proposals for the reuse of the existing facility and/or site, and contingent upon selection and approval of a development entity and project, authorizing the City Manager to offer for sale the City’s interest in this property, to later convey it; and executing related documents.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150202
Amending Chapter 70, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 70-524 relating to the manner of parking vehicles and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

150194
Authorizing a contract for approximately $1,113,000.00 with Leath and Sons, Inc. for the replacement of water mains in the area of Jackson Avenue to Grandview Road, East 104th Street to Martha Truman Road; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $1,224,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

150195
Authorizing a contract for approximately $1,413,000.00 with Blue Nile Contractors, Inc. for the replacement of water mains in the area of Roanoke Road to Troost Avenue, Missouri River to E. 51st Street; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $1,555,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

150196
Authorizing a contract for approximately $1,136,000.00 with S & A Contracting, LLC, for the replacement of water mains in the area of N. Jackson Avenue to N. Brighton Avenue, N.E. 42nd Street to N.E. Vivion Road; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $1,250,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

150197
Authorizing $827,000.00 for an amendment with Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc., for Phase 2 of the East Bottoms Pump Station Rehabilitation Project; authorizing maximum project management costs of $968,000.00; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $2,950,000.00 without further City Council approval; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

150199
Authorizing a $250,000.00 design professional services contract with Patti Banks Associates LLC (d/b/a Vireo) for the Green Infrastructure Demonstration Project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $500,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

150203
Amending Chapter 76, Article II, Taxicab Code, by enacting revised and new ordinances which will lessen the regulatory burden and allow transportation network companies and transportation network drivers to continue operating in Kansas City, Missouri while continuing to provide for the public’s safety.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
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