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Last Published: 7/8/2009 12:37:55 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - MARK FUNKHOUSER
Present:11 - DEB HERMANN, BILL SKAGGS, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, BETH GOTTSTEIN, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, TERRY RILEY, CATHY JOLLY, JOHN SHARP
Out:1 - ED FORD
 

090539
RESOLUTION - Recognizing City employees Tim Walters, Forest Decker, Julie Rischer, Patty Noll, Dion Waldon, David Park, Mike Schumacher and Lesly Forsberg and the Water Services Department as recipients of Seventh Annual Environmental Achievement Awards from the Environmental Management Commission.


Adopted

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

090541
RESOLUTION - Honoring Edward Guido on the occasion of his 29 years of service to the citizens of Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

090542
RESOLUTION - Honoring Sallie Keller on her retirement after 23 years of dedicated service to the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

090552
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Watkins Brothers Memorial Chapel on celebrating its 100 year anniversary.


Adopted

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

090558
RESOLUTION - Recognizing and supporting “From This Day Forward: Ending Homelessness in Kansas City” – a conference sponsored by the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department, the Homeless Services Coalition and other business and service agencies in the region to design solutions for systematic change in the region’s response to homelessness.


Adopted

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

090556
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 60270 Through 60305


Received And Filed

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

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.


Councilmember Riley Move To Re-refer
planning
Seconded by Councilmember Sanders Brooks
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Re-Referred Planning and Zoning Committee

090479
Reducing $3,593,574.00 in revenue; reducing $8,762,321.18 in appropriations; increasing appropriations by $3,324,473.68 all in the Capital Equipment Lease Acquisition Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

090481
Estimating revenues in the amount of $1,362,795.00 in the Economic Development Initiative Fund; appropriating $43,512.53 to certain Economic Development Initiative Fund accounts; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

090352
Approving the Asset Transfer and Capacity Building Plan enabling the transfer of assets from Housing and Economic Development Financial Corporation and authorizing its submission to the U.S. District Court, Western District in City of Kansas City, Mo. v. Housing and Economic Development Corporation, Case No. 05-00368-CV-W-GAF.


Councilmember Sanders Brooks Move To Hold On Docket

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


Held on Docket (7/9/2009)

090420
Declaring an area of about 520 acres generally bounded by Blue Ridge Boulevard on the north, the Missouri Pacific Railroad on the south, the Big Blue River on the east and a line parallel to and 1/8 mile west of Wyandotte Street on the west, as a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law and approving the Martin City Neighborhood Urban Renewal Plan. (672-S)


Passed

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

090447
(Sub.)
Reducing appropriations in the General Fund in the amount of $400,000.00; estimating $110,000.00 in revenue from the New Market Tax Credits CDE; appropriating $510,000.00 to various accounts in the General Fund to pay for development finance services.


Councilmember Riley Move To Re-refer

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


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: 090528 090511 090518 ADVANCE DEBATES: 090529 (sub) 090530 (sub) 090441 (sub) 090474 (sub) ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090528
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Capitol Indemnity v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 01CV221216.


Passed

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

090511
Authorizing a $302,974.00 Amendment No. 2 to an agreement with HNTB Corporation for Project No. 89008157 - Street Improvement-N. Bennington-Parvin Road to N.E. 48th Street; and authorizing the City Manager to expend $302,974.00 for the contract.


Passed

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

090518
Authorizing the execution of a 30 year lease with 5 five-year renewal options of the KCI Energy Center and specified land at the Kansas City International Airport between the City of Kansas City, Missouri, and KCPL Greater Missouri Operations Company.


Passed

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

090529
(Sub.)
Reducing appropriations in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $2,316,225 and appropriating this sum to accounts in the Capital Improvements Fund for projects in the Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Council Districts.


Passed as Substituted

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


Councilmember Hermann Move to Reconsider
The mayor made the motion of reconsider, amend and pass in one motion. The vote is being changed to reflect the corrected motions
Seconded by Councilmember Circo
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Councilmember Hermann Move to Amend

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


Passed as Amended

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

090530
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Acting Director of Neighborhood and Community Services to enter into contracts up to $1,269,885.00 with various organizations to provide child care, homeless planning and prevention, social services, youth and other public services from Community Development Block Grant funding approved in the 2009 One Year Action Plan.


Passed as Substituted

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

090441
(Sub.)
Rezoning an area of approximately 20 acres generally bounded by 3rd Street on the north, approximately 100 feet east of Gillis Street on the east, 5th Street on the south and Cherry Street on the west from Districts R-4, C-2, M-1 and M-2a to District URD, and approving a development plan for the same. (13973-URD)


Passed as Substituted

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

090474
(Sub.)
Rezoning an area of approximately 185.6 acres generally located at the northwest corner of Missouri Highway 150 and Botts Road from District RA to District URD, and approving a preliminary development plan for the same. (14025-URD)


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF THE ORDINANCE ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCE ON SECOND READING ON PAGES 6-7 TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090508
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to implement the plan for the earnings tax initiative to include initiatives for taxpayer data and service management, enhanced taxpayer compliance, and improvements to business processes and establishing a reporting mechanism for implementation of the structure.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090525
(Sub.)
Reducing the Contingent Appropriation in the General Fund by $200,000.00; transferring to the Police Department; and appropriating it to cover the costs associated with four additional positions for animal control and tow services dispatch at the Police Department.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

090516
Accepting a grant from Aquila-Missouri in the amount of $279,876.00 to provide weatherization services; reestimating revenue in the amount of $279,876.00 in the Special Housing Rehabilitation Loan Fund; increasing an appropriation in the Aquila Home Weatherization Grant account of the Special Housing Rehabilitation Loan Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Add to Consent Docket

090517
Accepting a grant from the Kansas City Power and Light Company in the amount of $467,747.00 to provide weatherization services; estimating revenue in the additional amount of $92,747.00 in the Special Housing Rehabilitation Loan Fund; increasing appropriations in the amount of $92,747.00 in the KCPL Home Weatherization Grant account of the Special Housing Rehabilitation Loan Fund; and designating requisition authority.


Add to Consent Docket

090482
(Sub.)
Vacating the east-west alley north of E. 12th Street from Bennington Avenue east to the north-south alley, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, retaining a utility easement, requiring an alternative paved surface, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1580-V)


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

090505
Approving the plat of UC Condominiums, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1315A)


Add to Consent Docket

090519
Authorizing the Capital Improvement Management Office to execute a Cooperative Agreement with Weatherby Lake, Missouri for improvements to Barry Road between N. Potomac and N. Conant Streets; and directing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached Cooperative Agreement in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds of Platte County, Missouri.


Add to Consent Docket

090526
Authorizing an Interlocal Agreement with the City of Leawood, Kansas, for resurfacing of State Line Road.


Add to Consent Docket
 
 Councilmember Skaggs 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 8-10 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090540
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Claudia Lane, Claim No. T0809-1283.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090544
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Fifth Amendment to the Parvin Road Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan; and approving the Fifth Amendment to the Parvin Road Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090549
Reducing the Contingent Appropriation in the General Fund by $400,000.00 and appropriating it to the Neighborhood and Community Services Department for the Nuisance Abatement Program.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090553
Reducing and reallocating an appropriation in the General Fund in the amount of $201,217.00 for the operation of recycling drop-off centers; and authorizing a one-year renewal of the recycling drop-off centers management agreement with Bridging the Gap.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090555
Reducing and increasing appropriations in various sanitary sewer special assessment bond funds; transferring $519.38 from the 1997 SRF General Obligation Bond Fund (No. 3240) to the Sanitary Sewer Special Assessment Debt Fund (No. 5100); designating requisitioning authority; and authorizing the Director of Finance to close the 1997 SRF General Obligation Bond Fund..


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090545
Reestimating revenue in the amount of $380,000.00 in the Home Investment Partnership Grant account; appropriating $380,000.00 to the Home Investment Partnership Grant account; authorizing the Acting Director of Housing and Community Development to enter into a $380,000.00 contract with Midwest Development Associates for the construction of eight houses to be constructed in the 4100 and 4200 block of Woodland Avenue; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Housing Committee

090546
RESOLUTION - Amending the 2009 One Year Action Plan and authorizing submission of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for its consideration in order to receive funding under the Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnerships Programs.


Referred to Housing Committee

090548
Estimating revenue in the amount of $100,000.00 in the Special Housing Rehabilitation Loan Fund; appropriating it to the Housing Assistance Program; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Housing Committee

090550
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a lease agreement with Martin Luther King Village, L.P., for the lease of City-owned property located at 2510 Brooklyn.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090554
Approving an amendment to the Downtown Streetscape Master Plan for an area bounded by I-670 on the north, 17th Street on the south, Baltimore Street on east and Broadway Boulevard on the west.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090535
Accepting and approving a $56,213.00 contract agreement with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide a school health program to promote healthy and safe behaviors among students; increasing revenue and appropriations in the amount of $4.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090536
Accepting and approving a one year, $335,871.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding to local public health agencies for the promotion of core public health functions; increasing revenue in the amount of $18.00 and increasing appropriations in the amount of $19.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090537
Authorizing the Director of Health to enter into a contract with Children's Mercy Hospital to provide primary health care services for indigent residents in Kansas City, Missouri; and declaring an emergency.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090559
Authorizing an increase in the contingency of a contract with The Konrath Group, LTD for Project No. 57000150 - Jackson County Detention Center; in the amount of $200,000.00; authorizing the City Manager to expend funds for the project and recognizing an emergency.


Councilmember Jolly Move To Consider

Seconded by Councilmember Circo
Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Councilmember Jolly Move to Advance

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


Passed

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

090538
Authorizing a $59,637.00 supplemental design contract with HNTB for Project No. 89008137 for the Botts Road and M-150 Interchange in Council District 6 in Jackson County; and authorizing the expenditure of previously appropriated funds.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090543
Approving Traffic Regulation Nos. 59865 through 59874, 59876 through 59895, 59897 through 59911 and 59915 through 59929 inclusive.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090547
Authorizing Grand Boulevard traffic signal modifications; estimating revenue in the amount of $312,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating the sum of $312,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance to various accounts in the Capital Improvements Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090551
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a contract with Tetra Tech Environmental, Inc., to prepare a request for proposal regarding the Waste Processing and Transfer Facility, and to coordinate submittal and contract award based on City requirements for the Waste Processing and Transfer Facility; and authorizing the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in an amount not to exceed $450,000.00.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090557
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a Wayfinding Signing Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission, and a cooperative agreement with Zona Rosa Development, LLC, for the collective purpose of causing wayfinding signs to be installed and maintained.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Circo Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 1 - Riley

090560
RESOLUTION - Reaffirming the Council’s commitment to the redevelopment of the Southtown Urban Life Redevelopment Plan area; directing the City Manager to continue property acquisition; directing the City Manager to immediately determine whether the current developer complies with its contractual obligations; in the event the current developer has not met all of its obligations, directing the City Manager to take the steps necessary to secure compliance; and if compliance is not reached, directing the City Manager to take immediate action to replace the current developer.


Councilmember Circo Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Gottstein
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 1 - Riley


Councilmember Sharp Move to Amend

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


Passed as Amended and Further Amended

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Sharp Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090561
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to submit the following projects to the Missouri General Assembly Joint Committee on Capital Improvements and Leases Oversight as it deliberates this summer to recommend capital projects to the General Assembly for potential funding through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act 2009.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Circo Move To Introduce

090562
Authorizing the City Manager’s Office to execute a contract with the Mid America Regional Council to fund the administration of Green Zone in an amount not to exceed $1,500,000.00; and adjusting appropriations in the General Fund and Capital Improvements Sales Tax Fund.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS