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Last Published: 1/31/2013 4:59:29 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:11 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Excused:1 - MICHAEL BROOKS
 

130086
RESOLUTION - Expressing sympathy on the death of Adele Coryell Hall.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130065
RESOLUTION - Honoring Larry H. Stice as a Rich Noll Pacesetter for January, 2013.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130066
RESOLUTION - Honoring Detective John J. Cooley and Master Detective Michael J. Bailey for their valiant actions during the arrest of an armed fugitive on November 1, 2009.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130073
RESOLUTION - Honoring Dr. Sarita Graham for her many years of dedication to helping the homeless in the community.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130080
COMMUNICATION - February 2013 – Accepting and releasing various easement and deeds in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance and release.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130082
COMMUNICATION - February 2013 – Accepting various easement and deeds in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130085
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from Husch Blackwell regarding the submission of the proposed budget for the fiscal year 2014 for Martin City Community Improvememnt Distrtict.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130087
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from Husch Blackwell regarding submission of the proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2014 for the 39th Street Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130088
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E41559-E41561


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

121049
RESOLUTION - Amending the Plaza Urban Design and Development Plan, for the future development and redevelopment of about 1.1 acres generally located on the east side of Belleview Avenue about 200 feet north of W. 48th Street, to recommend “limited redevelopment with specific guidelines” instead of “limited redevelopment within existing zoning” (225-S-21).


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130089
RESOLUTION - Appointing successor directors to the Red Bridge Community Improvement District.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

121052
(Sub.)
Rezoning a 40 acre tract of land generally located on the north side of E. 75th Street, approximately 1/2 mile west of Noland Road, from District R-80 to District R-7.5. (12422-P-2)


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason 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 “Scheduled Committee Advances” and that these ordinances be advanced for final reading and consideration at this time.
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

121020
(Sub.)
Amending Chapters 2 and 68, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-1992, Budget Transfers, and Section 68-446, Sales tax (2009), and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130044
Amending various tax provisions of Chapters 40, 50 and 68 in connection with the implementation of the City’s new tax administration software system.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130049
Authorizing and directing the issuance, sale and delivery of not to exceed $54,000,000 principal amount of Water Revenue Bonds, Series 2013A, of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, prescribing the form and details of such revenue bonds; authorizing certain actions and documents and prescribing other matters relating thereto.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130055
Enacting a new Chapter 2, Article VI, Division 17, to codify the establishment of the Ethnic Enrichment Commission.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

121054
Rezoning an area of approximately 1.1 acres generally located on the east side of Belleview Avenue about 200 feet north of W. 48th Street from District R-1.5 to District MPD, and approving a preliminary development plan. (14292-P)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130011
Vacating a portion of the north-south alley east of Belleview Avenue north of W. 48th Street, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; retaining a utility easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1665-V)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130057
Authorizing the Director of the Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department to execute the necessary documents or agreement with the Jazz District Redevelopment Corporation (JDRC) to purchase three properties comprising the Crispus Attucks School and adjoining property generally located on the southeast corner of 18th and Woodland, all in Kansas City, Missouri; appropriating $150,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the HUD Section 108 Loan Fund to be used for the purchase of the properties; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130064
(Sub.)
Appropriating $250,000.00 in Community Development Block Grant funds for the Colonnades Project in Beacon Hill; and authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to execute a $250,000.00 contract and corresponding loan documents with The Colonnades at Beacon Hill, LP.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130056
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 20, Code of Ordinances, relating to cigarettes, by repealing Section 20-8 concerning the issuance, suspension or revocation of the cigarette license and enacting in its place a new section of like number and subject matter; by repealing Section 20-18 concerning penalties for violating cigarette licensing provisions and enacting in its place a new section of like number and subject matter; and enacting a new Section 20-19 authorizing the manager of regulated industries to assist the commissioner of revenue with enforcement of cigarette license requirements.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Circo 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 third reading.
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130059
Accepting and approving a one-year $523,721.00 consolidated communicable disease prevention contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for Comprehensive Sexually Transmitted Disease Program, HIV/AIDS Surveillance and Perinatal Hepatitis B Case Management services; increasing revenue in the Governmental Grants Fund in the amount of $16,438.33; increasing appropriations in the Governmental Grants Fund in the amount of $29,971.33; and authorizing the Director of Health to expend $174,575.67 for the program.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

121016
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 18, Article II, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 3201.1.1, 3201.5, 3201.5.1, 3201.5.2, 3201.5.3, 3201.5.4, 3201.6, 3201.7 and 3201.8, and enacting new Sections 3201.1.1 and 3201.1.2 in said chapter and article, and enacting a new Section 18-25 in Article I of Chapter 18, to amend the regulations regarding encroachments.  


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted
 
 Councilmember Circo 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: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130068
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Chris Gugler and Kamie McEachran, Claim No. T1112-1193A.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130075
Appropriating the sum of $4,000,000.00 from the Liberty Memorial Endowment for improvement and repair projects at the Liberty Memorial; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130081
Authorizing the issuance of General Airport Revenue Bonds; prescribing the terms, provisions and conditions for the issuance of bonds and obligations of the City; and authorizing certain actions and documents and prescribing other matters relating thereto.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130083
Authorizing and directing the issuance, sale and delivery of not to exceed $212,500,000 aggregate principal amount of General Improvement Airport Refunding Revenue Bonds, Series 2013A (AMT) and General Improvement Airport Refunding Revenue Bonds, Series 2013B of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, prescribing the form and details of such revenue bonds; authorizing certain actions and documents and prescribing other matters relating thereto.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130067
Accepting and approving a one-year $504,189.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for HIV and STD prevention and reduction services in Kansas City, Missouri; and increasing revenue in the amount of $14,649.00 and appropriations in the amount of $14,648.00, respectively.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

130076
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department to accept a 2012 Missouri Emergency Solutions Grant Program in the amount of $75,000.00 from the Missouri Housing Development Commission for the provision of homeless services; estimating revenues and increasing appropriations in the General Fund account; and authorizing the Director to enter into a contract.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

130069
Approving a Development Plan on about 1,629 acres generally located south of Highway 92, north of N.W. 128th Street and on either side of N. Winan Road and N.W. Interurban Road, in zoning District AG-R (Agricultural-Residential) to allow a rock quarry including rock crushing and an asphalt plant. (12175-P-4)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130070
RESOLUTION - Amending the Gashland-Nashua Area Plan on an approximately 1.5 acre tract of land, generally located at the southeast corner of N. Oak Trafficway and N.E. L.P. Cookingham Drive, by changing the recommended land use from residential-low density to mixed use neighborhood. (691-S-1).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130071
Rezoning an area of about 1.5 acres generally located at the southeast corner of N. Oak Trafficway and N.E. L.P. Cookingham Drive, from Districts B3-2 and R-7.5 to District B1-1. (10577-P-2)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130072
Vacating the north/south alley east of Baltimore Avenue from Truman Road to 16th Street, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; retaining a utility easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1668-V)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130074
RESOLUTION - Amending the 2008 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 funding received under the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (HERA).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130077
Authorizing the Director of the General Services Department to execute a quit claim deed jointly with Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority to Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation for certain real property generally located at 660 East 24th Street releasing certain covenants, conditions, restrictions and retained interests in the property.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130078
Rezoning 4 acres of land generally located on the east side of N. Topping Avenue north of the Union Pacific Railroad, from District M 1-5 to District M 3-5. (14364-P)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130079
Rezoning 1.12 acres generally located on the east side of Holmes Road between E. 83rd Street and E. 85th Street (8411 Holmes Road), from Districts B 3-2 and R-6 to District B 1-1. (14334-P)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130084
Reducing funding in the amount of $150,000.00 and appropriating funds to increase funding in the amount of $150,000.00 in Community Development Block Grant Fund accounts to cover the salary cost for the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130003
Authorizing execution of a relinquishment agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission (Commission) whereby Commission transfers to the City of Kansas City a portion of Route 71 (aka Hickman Mills Drive) generally from Route W (aka Bannister Road) southerly to 117th Street.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130020
Authorizing a contract amendment for approximately $164,000.00 with Shafer, Kline and Warren, Inc. for additional design services for the North Jackson Avenue Improvements project; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130030
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a Cooperative Agreement with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority for the use of federal and other local funds for the Downtown Streetcar Transit System project; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130047
Authorizing a contract amendment for approximately $178,000 with ARCADIS, U.S., Inc. for professional claims evaluation services for the North Oak Trafficway Phase II project.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Marcason Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130090
Authorizing the execution of a Correction Special Warranty Deed to Truman Medical Center, Inc., to correct the legal description of a Special Warranty Deed filed with the Jackson County, Missouri Recorder of Deeds on August 27, 2012 as Instrument No. 2012E0091721.


Councilmember Marcason Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Ford
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
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