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Last Published: 3/12/2009 4:57:04 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - MARK FUNKHOUSER
Present:11 - DEB HERMANN, BILL SKAGGS, ED FORD, MELBA CURLS, SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, BETH GOTTSTEIN, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, TERRY RILEY, CATHY JOLLY, JOHN SHARP
Excused:1 - RUSS JOHNSON
 

090214
RESOLUTION - Honoring the life and service of Robert “Bob” Pollard.


Adopted

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

090198
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulation rev E-40627


Received And Filed

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

090199
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulation E40629-E40631


Received And Filed

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

090200
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulation E-40720


Received And Filed

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

090201
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulation E-40722


Received And Filed

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

090202
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulations E40741 - E40749


Received And Filed

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

090203
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulation E40751


Received And Filed

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

090204
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulations E40757-E40760


Received And Filed

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

090205
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulation E40781


Received And Filed

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

090192
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Approving the 2009 One Year Action Plan (“Plan”) in accordance with the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, as amended; authorizing submission of said Plan to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; and certifying said Plan.


Adopted as Substituted

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

090197
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Declaring the Homeless Assistance Submission & Redevelopment Plan for Marine Corps Support Activity at Richards-Gebaur as the official plan of record for the redevelopment and reuse of property declared surplus by the Department of the Navy.


Adopted as Substituted

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

990348
(Sub.)
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project B of the Savoy Hotel Tax Increment Financing Redevelopment Plan, as a Redevelopment Project, and adopting tax increment financing therein.


Councilmember Sharp Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Sanders Brooks
Ayes: 2 - Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 9 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly


Failed



Passed As Second Substitute

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly
Nays: 2 - Sharp, Funkhouser

990349
(Sub.)
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project C of the Savoy Hotel Tax Increment Financing Redevelopment Plan, as a Redevelopment Project, and adopting tax increment financing therein.


Passed As Second Substitute

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly
Nays: 2 - Sharp, Funkhouser

090163
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Finance to make mid-year adjustments to certain TIF and Super-TIF accounts by appropriating funds in the Unappropriated Fund Balances of various funds; increasing appropriations to redirect certain taxes to the North Kansas City School District; reallocating and reducing appropriations to transfer funds from the PMT, KCATA, Fire, Public Safety, C & T funds to the TIF Special Allocation Fund and various STIF funds; adjusting appropriations in the TIF Special Allocation Fund and various STIF funds; and appropriating $990,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Convention and Tourism Fund, No. 2360, for operating expenses at Kemper Arena and the American Royal Center.


Councilmember Hermann Move to Amend

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


Passed as Substituted and Amended

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

090161
Determining compliance of the 909 Walnut “353” Development Plan located on about one acre generally on the east side of Walnut Street, between 9th Street and 10th Street, and authorizing the Director of City Development to issue a Certificate of Full Compliance. (583-S-1)


Passed

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

090138
Authorizing Director of the Water Services Department to enter into a Cooperative Agreement between Kansas City Terminal Railway Company, Union Pacific Railroad Company, and Kansas City, Missouri to expend $160,000.00 to obtain the rights provided in the related Longitudinal Pipeline Encroachment Agreement and Pipeline Crossing Agreement; and acknowledging a public purpose.


Passed

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

090155
Authorizing various traffic signal modifications; estimating revenue in the amount of $896,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating the sum of $896,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance to various accounts in the Capital Improvements Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

090157
Declaring it necessary to change and re-establish the grades of, and the relocation, opening, establishing and dedicating of Street Right of Way on North Gower Drive and Northwest 68th Street, Northwest Waukomis Drive, North Gower Drive Cul de Sac, Northwest Bryan Avenue, North Robinhood Lane, and Northwest 64th Street, all in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to cause a notice to be published as provided for herein.


Passed

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

090160
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a $744,990.00 Design Professional Services Agreement with International Architects, Atelier, Inc. for the HVAC Replacement and Interior Design of the Kansas City Museum’s Corinthian Hall and Carriage House Project; and appropriating $7,450.00 to the Public Art Fund.


Passed

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

090162
(Sub.)
Appropriating funds in the amount of $120,130.70 from the unappropriated Fund Balance of the Sewer Special Assessments Bond 1991 Fund; authorizing a $234,619.00 contract with Wilson Plumbing Co. for Project No. 89003400, 81000242 NE 88th & N Lathrop Sanitary Sewer Extension; authorizing the City Manager to amend and increase this contract by up to $23,462.00 without further City Council approval; authorizing the City Manager to expend $90,000 for administration of the project; authorizing the City Manager to expend $348,081.00 for the project; and authorizing assessment of the costs against the properties benefited.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the Charter requirements for reading of ordinance no(s): Consent: 090190 Debate: 090179, 090136, 090173 on three separate days be waived and that these ordinances be advanced for final reading and consideration at this time.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090190
Authorizing a $30,000.00 Amendment No. 3 to an agreement with Shafer, Kline and Warren, Inc., for design services for Project No. 89005498 to replace N.W. 73rd Street Bridge over Small Creek and Project No. 89005500 to replace N.W. Hampton Bridge over Brush Creek; authorizing the City Manager to expend $30,000.00 from previously appropriated funds for the project; and approving project management costs.


Passed

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

090179
Estimating revenue in the amount of $270,135.00 in the General Fund from the United States Department of Homeland Security Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) program; establishing appropriations in the amount of $270,135.00; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

090136
Approving a preliminary Community Unit Project on an approximately 21.7 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of 9th Street and Woodland Avenue. (4751-CUP-2)


Passed

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

090173
Reducing an appropriation in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $19,500.00 and appropriating it to an account in the Capital Improvements Fund for a project in the Fourth Council District.


Councilmember Sharp Move to Amend

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


Passed as Amended

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I moved that the Charter requirements for reading of the ordinances on three separate occasions is waived for the ordinances on second reading on pages 6-7 of today's docket and that these ordinances be placed on the docket next week for third reading.
 
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090193
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a workers' compensation benefit filed by Nathaniel Rogers for injuries resulting from an accident on April 13, 2007, while employed by the City.


Add to Consent Docket

090194
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new section which establishes a Pooled Investment Portfolio Interest Earnings Allocation Policy; and directing the City Manager to allocate interest earnings for FY 2008-09.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

090195
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a workers' compensation benefit filed by Gerald Lavallee for injuries resulting from an accident on August 21, 2007, while employed by the City.


Add to Consent Docket

090175
Authorizing acceptance of a $735,000.00 special grant award from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide funding for the demolition of the Shopper’s Parkade Garage, located at 1025 Grand Boulevard, and construction of surface parking at the same location; authorizing execution of a contract in the amount of $735,000.00 with the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority to provide demolition and construction services for the Shopper’s Parkade project; estimating revenue in the amount of $735,000.00 in the Economic Dev Initiative Fund; increasing appropriations in the amount of $735,000.00 in the Economic Dev Initiative Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090188
Ordering the Improvements within the 22nd Street Neighborhood Improvement District be made and financing therefore obtained by special assessment.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090150
Accepting and approving a one year $40,000.00 contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding for implementing a comprehensive immunization educational program designed to promote adolescent immunization in the City of Kansas City, Missouri; and increasing revenue in the amount of $13,024.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090170
Condemning and taking permanent and temporary easements on private properties for the construction and maintenance of sanitary sewers in the area of proposed Bittersweet Subdivision, in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations by the Director of Water Services; 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 Platte County, Missouri.


Add to Consent Docket

090174
Authorizing the Director, Acting Director, and Deputy Director of the Water Services Department to act as the City’s designated authorized representatives for participation by the Water Services Department in the Missouri State Revolving Fund Program in accordance with state requirements administered by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.


Add to Consent Docket

090176
Releasing part of a permanent waterline easement in Clay County and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds for Clay County, Missouri.


Add to Consent Docket

090177
Releasing part of a permanent waterline easement in Clay County and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds for Clay County, Missouri.


Add to Consent Docket

090184
Authorizing a General Services Contract with Embarq Missouri, Inc. for Contract No. C200060 to provide communication services for Kansas City International Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $2,800,000.00.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090196
Authorizing a $479,185.70 Amendment No. 2 to the contract with C & C Group, Inc. for Project No. 19970C39 – Automated Access Control at Kansas City International Airport; and authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend $479,185.70 for the contract.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I moved that the charter requirement for reading of ordinances on three separate occasions be waived for the ordinances on first reading on pages 8-10 of today's docket and that these ordinances be introduced as listed to the committee so designated.
 
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090218
Amending Chapter 68, Code of Ordinances, entitled Taxation, to amend Article II, Assessor and Assessments, to create a new Section 68-55 authorizing the Director of Finance or his designee, the City Treasurer, to project nonbinding tax levies to comply with the new statutory requirement of RSMo Section 137.243.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090219
Establishing the City’s policy on reallocating funds for projects that receive federal funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090220
Authorizing renewal of Professional, Specialized, or Technical Services contracts with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City, Humana Dental, and Vision Service Plan for employee benefits; and authorizing new contracts with Humana Dental, and USAble for employee benefits for the 2009-10 fiscal year that begins May 1, 2009.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090212
Accepting and approving a nine month, $190,000.00 contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding for the continued expansion of active surveillance through communicable disease liaison staff in local hospitals, assessing the ability of public health professionals to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the City’s communicable disease activities; increasing revenue in the amount of $111,764.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and increasing appropriations in the amount of $74,374.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090215
Accepting and approving a six and a half month $43,333.00 grant award amendment from the Health Foundation of Greater Kansas City to provide funding for the coordination and administration of the HPV Vaccine Project; and increasing revenue and appropriations in the amount of $7,569.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090213
Authorizing an $87,717.00 contract with Haines & Associates Construction Co. Inc. for Project No. 89003566, NE 39th Street & Prather Road Sanitary Sewer; authorizing the City Manager to amend and increase this contract by up to $17,543.00; authorizing the City Manager to expend $60,000.00 for project administration; authorizing the City Manager to expend $165,260.00 for the project; and authorizing assessment of the costs against the properties benefited.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090216
Approving recommendations of the Arterial Street Impact Fee Committee; transferring appropriations in the Arterial Street Impact Fee Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090217
Estimating revenue in the amount of $440,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount to the Traffic Signal and Intersection Improvements at Bannister and Blue Ridge Boulevard account; authorizing a $884,873.06 contract with Leath and Sons, Inc., for Project No. 89004283 - Traffic Signal and Intersection Improvements at Bannister and Blue Ridge Boulevard; authorizing the City Manager to amend and increase this contract by up to $132,730.95 without further City Council approval; and authorizing the City Manager to expend $1,017,604.01 for the contract.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090221
Reestimating revenues in the amount of $710,000.00 in the Parking Garage Fund; and appropriating $762,467.00 to the Parking Garage Fund to support City Garage operations.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090222
Amending Chapter 60 of the Code of Ordinances of Kansas City, Missouri, entitled "Sewers and Sewage Disposal", by repealing Sections 60-2, 60-3, 60-4, 60-5 and 60-191, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which adjust sewer rates and eliminate references to stormwater fees in this Chapter; and establishing an effective date.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090223
Amending Chapter 78 of the Code of Ordinances of Kansas City, entitled “Water”, by repealing Sections 78-6, 78-8, 78-10, and 78-16, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which adjust water rates and amend the process for imposing fees for termination of service with cause; and establishing an effective date.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
 
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