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Last Published: 8/28/2007 2:50:20 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, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, SHARON SANDERS-BROOKS, BETH GOTTSTEIN, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, TERRY RILEY, JOHN SHARP
Excused:1 - CATHY JOLLY
 

070895
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Douglas Hooten, Executive Director of Metropolitan Ambulance Services Trust, as the Administrator of the Year 2007.


Adopted

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

070905
RESOLUTION - Declaring August 25, 2007, as the first local AME Church, Neighborhood HIV Status Awareness Event (FACE).


Adopted

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

070891
RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Susan Madsen, John Richmond and Larry Miller as members of the Kansas City International Airport Community Improvement District Board of Directors.


Adopted

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

070897
RESOLUTION - Approving the appointments of Monica J. Curls, Jane McQueeny, and Lucille E. Denmon as members of the Human Rights Commission.  


Adopted

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

070898
RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of George Wolf III to the Board of Commissioners of the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders-Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Funkhouser
Nays: 1 - Sharp

070899
RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Melba Curls as a member of the Metropolitan Culture District Bi-State Commission.


Adopted

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

070866
Authorizing a $20,000.00 Amendment No. 1 to an Agreement with HNTB Corporation for Project No. 89005550-Truman Road Streetscape/Bridge Enhancements; authorizing the City Manager to expend $20,000.00 from previously appropriated funds for the project; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

070867
Authorizing the First Amendment to the Consolidated Bus Service and Lease Agreement with KCI RACs, LLC at the Kansas City International Airport deferring rent payments to date of project completion.


Passed

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

070849
(Sub.)
Enacting a new Section 68.446, Code of Ordinances, entitled Sales tax (2009) to extend for 10 years the City’s current 1% sales tax used for capital improvements and to codify required uses of City funds to an amount at least 35% of the annual sales tax receipts for neighborhood conservation, maintenance and improvements divided equally among Council districts and an amount at least 15% of the annual sales tax receipts for capital maintenance, pursuant to Sections 94.500 through 94.550; reaffirming the role of the Public Improvements Advisory Committee; providing for submission of this ordinance to the qualified voters of the City for their approval at a special election called for Tuesday, November 6, 2007; authorizing and directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of this election; authorizing and directing the City Clerk to notify the Missouri Director of Revenue if the proposal is approved by the voters; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure.


Councilmember Johnson Move to Amend

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


Passed as Substituted and Amended

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


Councilmember Sharp Move To Pass As Substituted And Amended
Passed as Committee Substitute As Amended and Further Amended
Seconded by Councilmember Skaggs
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders-Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Passed As a Com Sub As Amended and Further Amended

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

070794
Vacating excess right of way for N.W. Tiffany Springs Road east of N. Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1568-V)


Councilmember Johnson Move To Re-refer

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

070859
(Sub.)
Appropriating $125,000.00 in the General Fund to support 12th St. Heritage Development Corporation for purposes of economic development.


Held on Docket (9/6/2007)

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

070864
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhood and Community Services to enter into contracts with various agencies in the amount of $373,855.00 for services to the homeless; increasing revenue in the amount of $2,707.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and increasing appropriations in the amount of $2,707.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Passed

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

070865
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhood and Community Services to enter into contracts with Northland Neighborhoods, Inc., Blue Hills Community Services, Westside Housing Organization, and Neighborhood Housing Services to provide home repair activities.


Held on Docket (9/6/2007)

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

070855
Approving a $6,950,000.00 Amendment No. 10 with Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc. for the development of a Long Term Control Plan for the City’s sewer system (Overflow Control Program); authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $6,950,000.00 for the project, subject to future appropriations; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 1 - Sanders-Brooks

070869
(Sub.)
Accepting $16,800.00 from the Mid-America Regional Council to provide training to promote responsible construction waste materials training for a one year period starting July 25, 2007; and estimating and appropriating $16,800.00 in the General Fund.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders-Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): 070877 (sub) ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME
 
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders-Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

070877
(Sub.)
Authorizing a $68,705.00 Amendment No. 6 to a contract with Holzman Moss Architecture for additional architectural services, for Project 89A00281, Kansas City Music Hall Renovation; authorizing the City Manager to expend $68,705.00 for work under this contract; authorizing the City Manager to charge up to $1,546,319.00 for estimated project management costs for the entire project; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders-Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF THE ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON SECOND READING ON PAGES 6-8 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING
 
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders-Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

070885
 Authorizing an increase in the compensation of the City Clerk, Millie Crossland.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

070790
Approving the Second Amendment to the Development Plan submitted by Loretto Redevelopment Corporation on a tract of land generally bounded by 39th Street on the north, Roanoke Road on the east, 40th Street on the south, and Mercier Street on the west; and authorizing execution of a Second Supplementary Contract with Loretto Redevelopment Corporation (485-S-2).


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

070791
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan in District URD on approximately a 6.53 acre tract of land generally bounded by 39th Street on the north, 40th Street on the south, Roanoke Road on the east and Mercier Street on the west. (8993-URD-8)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

070817
Approving a preliminary development plan in District GP-1 on approximately a 2.06 tract of land generally located at the northwest corner of N.W. 97th Terrace and N. Pomona Avenue. (13758-GP-1)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

070819
Approving the preliminary plat of The Fountains Condominium on a .225 acre tract of land generally located at the northwest corner of Broadway Boulevard and Garment District Place (8th Street). (SD 1166A)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

070821
Rezoning an area of approximately .46 acres generally located at the northwest corner of 5th Street and Holmes Street from District M-2a to District C-1. (13086-P)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

070836
Rezoning an area of approximately 4.60 acres generally located on the north side of E. 101st Street on both sides of proposed Forest Avenue from District R-3 to District R-1a. (13674-P)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

070837
Approving a community unit project plan in District R-1a on a 4.60 acre tract of land generally located on the north side of E. 101st Street on both sides of proposed Forest Avenue. (13674-CUP-1)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

070843
Approving the preliminary plat of Roosterville Estates on a 5.30 acre tract of land generally located at 11001 N.E. 112th Street. (SD 1345)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

070862
Approving the plat of East Eighth Street Townhomes, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; 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. (SD1286)


Add to Consent Docket

070874
Accepting a Warranty Deed conveying certain property in Jackson County, Missouri, to the City of Kansas City, Missouri, accepting a related Deed of Release and Subordination Agreement, and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

070876
Approving the plat of Tiffany Estates, 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. (SD1307)


Add to Consent Docket

070878
Releasing various easements from various owners in Clay County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to record the release.


Add to Consent Docket

070879
Releasing a sanitary sewer easement from Executive Hills North in Platte County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to record the release


Add to Consent Docket

070880
Releasing a sanitary sewer easement from Dascomb-Daniels Lumber Company in Jackson County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to record the release.


Add to Consent Docket

070846
(Sub.)
Amending the Code of Ordinances by adding a new Chapter 43, entitled “Short Term Loan Establishments”.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

070851
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 48, Nuisances, and Chapter 56, Property Maintenance Code, of the Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 48-72, 56-35, 56-36, 56-385, and 56-545, and enacting new Sections 48-72, 48-73, 48-74, 48-75, 48-76, 48-77, 48-78, 48-79, 48-80, 48-81, 56-2, 56-35, 56-36, 56-37, 56-38, 56-288, 56-289, 56-290, 56-291, 56-292, 56-293, 56-294, 56-295, 56-385, and 56-545, to establish and authorize administrative penalties for violations of the codes.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

070873
Authorizing acceptance of a $113,226.00 Fair Housing Assistance Program grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and a $27,370.00 EEOC grant from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for the purpose of investigating discrimination complaints in housing and public accommodations and to continue to perform EEOC activities; and designating requisitioning authority.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

070889
RESOLUTION - Expressing support for the development of the East Village Development Project and declaring Council’s intent to provide funding support for the Project from unspent Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME) funds.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

070881
Accepting various easements 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
 
 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 9-10 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED
 
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders-Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

070901
Appropriating $211,379.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Public Art Fund; appropriating $2,384,178.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

070902
Amending Ordinance No. 070248 by repealing Section 1 and enacting in its place a new Section 1, increasing the taxes levied for the General Fund, Health Fund, and Museum Fund; and declaring an emergency.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

070903
Estimating revenues in the total amount of $39,855,086.00; appropriating $925,109.00 funds from the Unappropriated Fund Balances of the General Fund, Public Safety Sales Tax Fund, Capital Improvements Fund and the Special Housing Rehabilitation Loan Fund; increasing revenue in the Special Housing Rehabilitation Loan Fund by $1,065,854.00 for the purpose of rolling forward 2007 revenues and expenditures; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

070908
Appropriating $1,100,000.00 from the General Fund to the Motor Fuel Tax Fund; increasing revenue in the amount of $1,100,000.00 in the Motor Fuel Tax Fund; estimating revenue in the amount of $1,100,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; and appropriating $1,100,000.00 to the Shoal Creek Parkway – Woodland to 100th Street account of the Capital Improvements Fund.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

070890
Accepting various easements from various owners in Clay County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

070893
Accepting various easements and general warranty deeds from various owners in Platte County, Missouri, establishing grades on public ways and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

070894
Accepting supplemental funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to increase capitalization of the Kansas City brownfields revolving loan fund; estimating revenue in the amount of $500,000.00 in the General Fund; appropriating it to an account in the General Fund; and authorizing the Director of City Planning to enter into an amended cooperative agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

070896
Rezoning an area of approximately 39.4 acres generally bounded by Armour Boulevard on the north, 39th Street on the south, McGee Street on the east and a line midway between Broadway and Central Street on the west from Districts R-4, R-5, C-2 and C-3a2 to Districts R-1b and R-2b. (13802-P)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

070906
Approving the plat of Space Center Summit West, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1019B)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

070907
Approving the plat of Space Center Summit East, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; 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. (SD1019C)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

070892
Accepting various easements in Clay County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds for Clay County, Missouri.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

070900
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to execute Support Agreement No. 3 between the U.S. Department of the Army - Corps of Engineers and the City of Kansas City, Missouri for Blue River Channel Modification Project No. 89002232; authorizing the Director to expend $1,005,000.00 for the project; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

070904
Authorizing a $4,113,232.32 contract with L. G. Barcus and Sons, Inc., for Project No. 89005422 Replacement of 31st St. Bridge Over Wyandotte Street; authorizing the City Manager or his designee to charge up to $573,029.00 for project management costs; authorizing the Director of Public Works to amend and increase this contract in an amount not to exceed $342,323.23; estimating revenue; reducing appropriations; appropriating funds to the project account; authorizing the City Manager to expend appropriated funds; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

070909
RESOLUTION - Expressing the intent of the Council to allocate $25 million (par amount) in proceeds of certain general obligation bonds to be issued in FY 2008-09 for neighborhood revitalization in each council district.


Councilmember Riley Move To Introduce

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


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

070910
RESOLUTION - Amending the Standing Rules of the City Council to establish a fifth standing committee to be known as the Housing Committee.


Councilmember Funkhouser Move To Introduce

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


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

070911
Authorizing the City Attorney to file a motion in City of Kansas City, Missouri v. HEDFC authorizing the Receiver, on behalf of the Housing and Economic Development Financial Corporation (HEDFC), to assign to the City three loans made to entities controlled by Westside Housing Organization, Inc., authorizing the Director of City Development to approve the subordination and modification of these three loans, executing a release of the Receiver from any liability to the City arising from such requested relief and expressing the Council’s intent regarding appropriating funds to pay creditors of HEDFC if harmed by such requested relief.


Councilmember Marcason Move To Introduce

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


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee
 
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