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Last Published: 2/18/2011 8:04:23 AM
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, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, TERRY RILEY, CATHY JOLLY, JOHN SHARP
Excused:2 - SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, BETH GOTTSTEIN
 

110121
RESOLUTION - Honoring Kansas City Police Officers Brad Rains, William Pritchett and Rita Olson-Stawicki and Dispatchers Sarah Gartman and Chrystal Hampton on their kindness to the citizens of Kansas City.


Adopted

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

110122
RESOLUTION - Honoring Jim Leedy as the Godfather of the Crossroads Arts District.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110120
COMMUNICATION - February 2011-Accepting various easements and deeds in Clay County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

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

110124
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the Landing Mall Community Improvement District regarding submission of their proposed budget for FY 2011-12.


Received And Filed

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

110125
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the Truman Road Community Improvement District regarding submission of their proposed budget for FY 2011-12.


Received And Filed

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

110126
COMMUNICATION - December 2010-Accepting forty four (44) various easements, and deeds in Platte County, Missouri and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance.


Received And Filed

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

110078
Approving the plat of Blue Ridge Crossing III, an addition in Jackson 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. (SD1196A)


Passed

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

110079
Approving the plat of Blue Ridge Crossing Detention, an addition in Jackson 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. (SD1196B)


Passed

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

100985
(Sub.)
Amending Article VI of Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Boards, Commissions and Committees”, by enacting in lieu thereof one new section, Section 2-721.1 which incorporates a Missouri Constitutional provision concerning state residency into the City’s Code of Ordinances for City appointments to certain boards, commissions, and authorities, and requires the City Clerk to annually notify other appointing authorities and community improvement districts of this Constitutional provision.


Passed As Second Substitute

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

110057
Adopting the Show Me Green Sales Tax Holiday for City sales taxes on Energy Star certified new appliances from April 19 through April 25, 2011; and directing the City Clerk to provide a certified copy of this ordinance no later than March 1, 2011, to the Missouri Department of Revenue as notice of the City's participation in the sales tax holiday.


Passed

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

110023
(Sub.)
Vacating the east-west crossover right of way of N. Ambassador Drive approximately 450 feet south of N.W. 104th Street, Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri, accepting a warranty deed for additional right of way for N. Ambassador Drive, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1632-V)


Passed as Substituted

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

110062
(Sub.)
Approving the allocations in the FY 2012-16 Capital Improvements Program preliminary budget and the FY 2012 Neighborhood Conservation Project list as set forth in this ordinance and attached exhibits; stating the Council's intention regarding advance funding of the FY 2012-16 Capital Improvement Program projects and FY 2012 Neighborhood Conservation projects; appropriating funds from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Capital Improvements Fund to the Capital Improvements Fund; reducing appropriations in the Capital Improvements Fund; and stating the Council’s intention regarding advance funding for certain capital projects.


Councilmember Curls Move to Amend
Councilwoman Curls moved to amend this ordinance. It would advance funding for the NE Community Center project that would come from the Capital Improvements Fund and would be repayed out of the FY13 & FY14 Capital Improvements Fund as the funding came due.
Seconded by Councilmember Ford
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Passed as Substituted and Amended

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, 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): ADVANCE CONSENTS: 1. 110091 ADVANCE DEBATES: 1. 110108 2. 110092 3. 110098 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, Johnson, Curls, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110091
Authorizing a $54,190.00 agreement with Delich, Roth and Goodwillie, P.A. for design professional services for Project No. 89003370, 39th and Blue Ridge Cut-off Sanitary Sewer; authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to expend $54,190.00 in previously appropriated funds for the project; authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account; and assessing the properties benefited.


Passed

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

110108
Authorizing the issuance of General Obligation Improvement and Refunding Bonds, Series 2011A, of the City of Kansas City, Missouri in a principal amount not to exceed $145,000,000.00; prescribing the form and details of said bonds; providing for the levy and collection of an annual tax for the purpose of paying the principal of and interest on said bonds as they become due; and authorizing certain other documents and actions in connection therewith.


Passed

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

110092
Approving a $234,000.00 Amendment No. 2 with Shafer, Kline and Warren, Inc. for Contract No. 148, Project No. 61000015, Flood Warning System Maintenance # 5; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $234,000.00 for this amendment; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Passed

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

110098
Authorizing the transfer of $472,323.00 in the Capital Improvement Fund from the Public Works Department account to the corresponding Water Services Department account and projects in the Capital Improvement Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF THE ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON SECOND READING ON PAGE 5 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110111
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 2-1081, Salary schedule for elective positions in the city service, 2-1082, Salary schedule for council members, and 2-1083, Salary schedule for mayor, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter that eliminates annual increases; and establishing an effective date.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

100878
(Sub.)
Rezoning an area of approximately 5.76 acres generally located at 4035 Denton from District R-1a to District MPD, and approving a preliminary development plan for the same.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENT FOR READING OF ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS BE WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON FIRST READING ON PAGES 6-7 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110115
Appropriating the sum of $2,676,000.00 from the Liberty Memorial Endowment for improvement and repair projects at the Liberty Memorial; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

110117
Authorizing the Director of Information Technology to execute an amendment to the Systems Implementation Agreement with Tiburon, Inc for the Public Safety CAD/RMS project in an additional amount not to exceed $429,527.00; appropriating $429,527.00 from various funds for the completion of the City's CAD/RMS system; authorizing the Director of Information Technology to make final payments and close the agreement upon its completion; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

110116
RESOLUTION - Amending the 2010 One Year Action Plan and authorizing submittal of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for its consideration in order to amend the budget for the Neighborhood Stabilization Program 3 funding received under the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.


Referred to Housing Committee

110113
Approving the plat of Park Plaza Commercial Second Plat, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; accepting and releasing various easements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD0583C)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

110114
Approving the plat of Richards Gebaur – 1st Plat, an addition in Jackson 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. (SD1428A)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

110118
RESOLUTION - Authorizing and requesting the Mayor to submit a grant application under the State Services to Victims Fund in the amount of $115,400.55 with a match of City funds of $7,388.95 for one full time victim assistant and a part time child care provider in the Domestic Violence Victim Assistance Program.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

110119
Accepting a 2011 Violence Against Women Act Grant from the Missouri Department of Public Safety.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

110123
Estimating and appropriating $9,086,500.00 in the 2011 GO Bond Fund from the anticipated sale of general obligation bonds; designating requisitioning authority; declaring the City’s intention to reimburse itself from bond proceeds for bond related expenditures; abating special assessments; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
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