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Last Published: 6/4/2005 11:51:45 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - EMANUEL ZCLEAVER(OLD)
Present:11 - ED FORD, TERESA LOAR, JIM GLOVER, PAUL DANAHER, MARY WILLIAMS-NEAL, EVERT ASJES, AGGIE STACKHAUS, KEN BACCHUS, KELVIN SIMMONS, GEORGE BLACKWOOD, JUDITH SWOPE
Excused:1 - RONALD FINLEY
 

981151
RESOLUTION - Honoring and recognizing Officer John Toms upon his retirement from the Kansas City Missouri Police Department.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

981152
RESOLUTION - Declaring September 27, 1998, as the official date that Kansas City, Missouri, is recognizing Aglow International┬┤s U.S. National Conference, and its contribution to the children of Kansas City, Missouri, with its "Christmas in September" gifts.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

981153
RESOLUTION - Declaring September 24, 1998, as Mamie Hughes Day.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

981154
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Claude "Fiddler" Williams on his receipt of a 1998 National Heritage Fellowship.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

981165
RESOLUTION - Welcoming the Mayor of Rinc de Romos, Aguascalientes, Mexico, Licenciado Javier S Torres and establishing a strategic alliance between Kansas City and Rinc de Romos to promote economic development and cultural awareness between our two communities.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope, zCleaver(OLD)
Nays: 0

981167
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from the Director of Public Works regarding Emergency Traffic Regulation Nos. E-21434 through E-21482.


Received And Filed

981128
RESOLUTION - Declaring it to be necessary to change and reestablish the grade on 60th Street from Jackson Avenue to Elmwood Avenue.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Ford, Loar, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

981092
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Garfield/Independence Plaza Area Plan, being that part of Kansas City bounded by the Missouri Pacific Railroad Tracks, I-35, I-70 and Prospect Avenue, modifying the Land Use Plan and Map for an area generally located south of 12th Street, between Woodland Avenue and Michigan Avenue, to recommend "medium density residential uses" instead of "retail commercial uses". (201-S-3)


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

981136
RESOLUTION - Approving the Strategic Plan for the Bi-State Empowerment Zone in accordance with the Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Community Provisions of the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997; authorizing submission of the application to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; and certifying the application.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

981094
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to establish an interdisciplinary task force to develop and recommend a comprehensive city-wide policy for a cost-effective and efficient abatement of dangerous buildings and a productive utilization of resulting vacant lots.


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

981100
Estimating revenue in the Police Grants Fund in the amount of $25,000.00 and appropriating it to the DEA Task Force account for clerical assistance.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

981112
RESOLUTION - Amending the Standing Rules of the City Council by enacting a new rule, number 37, dealing with closed sessions.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

981015
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Finance to execute a $55,501.00 contract amendment with Bull HN Information Systems Inc. and to accept the Statement of Work to design and implement scanable tax forms; and authorizing the Director of Finance to terminate the contract.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

981110
Establishing the KCMAC Leasehold Improvement Hodge 1998A Fund; estimating bond proceeds in the KCMAC Leasehold Improvement Hodge 1998A Fund in the amount of $7,394,144.00 and appropriating the same; designating requisitioning authority; and authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon completion.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

981111
Authorizing the closure of the KCMAC Leasehold Improvement Revenue Bonds 1991A project accounts; renaming Fund No. 383; estimating bond proceeds in the amount of $9,522,687.00 in the KCMAC Truman Refunding Bonds 1998B and appropriating them; estimating revenue in the amount of $19,941.00; reducing revenue estimate in the Equipment Lease Debt Service Fund in the amount of $457,716.00; reducing the appropriation of the refunded bonds debt service in the amount of $583,657.00 and appropriating the debt service of the refunding bonds in the amount of $125,941.00; estimating revenue in the Equipment Lease Debt Service Fund in the amount of $932,687.00 and appropriating it; designating requisitioning authority; and authorizing the closure of project accounts upon completion.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

980910
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0165, rezoning an area of approximately 1.74 acres generally located at 1116 N.E. Barry Road from District R-1a (One-Family Dwellings) to District C-1-p (Neighborhood Retail Business - Limited District), and approving a preliminary plan for the same. (12145-P)


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

980922
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Gashland Area Plan by amending the Proposed Land Use Plan and Map in an area generally located at 1116 N.E. Barry Road by changing the recommended land uses from low density residential uses to retail commercial uses .


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

980987
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0155, rezoning an area of approximately 2.32 acres generally located on the south side of N.E. 85th Terrace, approximately 400 feet west of N. Oak Trafficway, from District R-1a (One-Family Dwellings) to District C-3a1-p (Intermediate Business, Low Buildings - Limited District), and approving a preliminary plan for the same. (6973-CP-2)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

981044
Approving the preliminary plat of East Meyer on a 0.33 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of 67th Terrace and Jackson Avenue. (SD 0819)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

981060
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 80-271, Limited districts, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter.


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
for reading of ordinances on three separate days for ordinances 981119 (sub), 981124, 981129, 981131, 980986 (sub) 981089, 981090 (sub), 981122, 981137, 981138 (sub) and 981150 and that these ordinances be advanced for final consideration at this time.
Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

981119
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a cooperative agreement with Clayco Properties, Inc. for the construction of joint district sewers in the area of N.E. 80th Street and North Antioch Road, subject to appropriation of funds in an amount not to exceed $88,325.00, and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

981124
Approving a $46,992.00 contract with Blaze Mechanical Inc. for Contract No. 627 Rehabilitation of the Polymer Mixing System at the Blue River Wastewater Treatment Plant; and authorizing expenditure of funds in the amount of $49,000.00.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

981129
Authorizing a $330,659.00 agreement with Bucher, Willis & Ratliff Corporation for engineering services in connection with the Kansas City, Missouri, 1998 Biennial Bridge Inspection, Citywide; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $330,659.00 in previously appropriated funds for the project; and appropriating $827.00 to the Youth Employment Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

981131
Giving permission to Francor, L.L.C., to construct and maintain a canopy and loading dock in the public right-of-way for the building at 2028 Baltimore Avenue; assessing an encroachment fee of $1,218.00; and estimating $1,218.00 in revenue.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

980986
(Sub.)
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District C-2-p (Local Retail Business - Limited District) on approximately a 3.92 acre tract of land generally located at the southwest corner of 79th Street and Wornall Road. (11398-P-6)


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 8 - Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 3 - Ford, Loar, Asjes

981089
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0170, rezoning an area of approximately 3.63 acres generally located on both sides of 13th Street between Woodland Avenue and Michigan Avenue from Districts R-4 (Low Apartments), R-5 (High Apartments) and C-3a2 (Intermediate Business, High Buildings) to District R-4 (Low Apartments). (12174-P)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

981090
(Sub.)
Approving a Community Unit Project on an approximately 3.63 acre tract of land generally located on both sides of 13th Street between Woodland Avenue and Michigan Avenue. (12174-CUP-1)


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

981122
Authorizing execution of an Acquisition/Condemnation Services Agreement with Barry Towne Development Company, L.L.C., for acquisition and condemnation services for the Barry Towne TIF Project generally located at N.W. Barry Road and N.W. Platte Purchase Drive.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

981137
Authorizing execution of two Cooperative Agreements, in the amounts of $2,615,772.56 and $77,518.97, with the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission, for beautification and enhancement of four bridge spans over Brush Creek for Bruce R. Watkins Drive and the redesign/engineering work on the Paseo Boulevard Bridge over Bruce R. Watkins Drive and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

981138
(Sub.)
Estimating $55,326.00 in interest accrued by the 96/97 Local Law Enforcement Block Grant and appropriating that amount to Regulated Industries in the Neighborhood and Community Services Department and its crime prevention efforts in the Local Law Enforcement Grant Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

981150
Reducing the appropriation in the Special Projects - CD1 account of the Capital Improvements Fund by the sum of $100,000.00; appropriating it to the Land Acquisition - N.E. Vivion and N. Oak account of the Capital Improvements Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
for reading of ordinances on three separate days for ordinances found on second reading on pages 7-8 and that these ordinances be listed next week for third reading.
Ayes: 10 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0

981120
Authorizing execution of a Personal Services Contract with Richelle W. Raney for providing Year 2000 computer programming services for a period of seven months for $45,000.00 plus $3,443.00 in FICA payments.


Add to Consent Docket

981143
Appropriating $24,037.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Capital Improvements Fund to two accounts within the Department of City Development for capital improvements for the 18th & Vine Project; and authorizing expenditure of these funds.


Add to Consent Docket

981019
Authorizing a $10,000.00 Pipeline Crossing Contract with the Kansas City Southern Railway Company and authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $10,000.00 in previously appropriated funds for the project.


Add to Consent Docket

981053
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 18, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 18-1 through 18-4, 18-9 through 18-13, and 18-15 through 18-20, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter, dealing with building code enforcement and increasing fees.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

981125
Authorizing a $1,233,000.00 contract with BARSTO Construction Company for Project No. C73 - Relight Terminal A and B Garages at Kansas City International Airport; estimating revenue in the amount of $5,005,350.61 in the 1994 Airport Revenue Bond Fund; and appropriating funds in the amount of $1,359,257.00.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

981126
Authorizing a $252,758.00 Amendment No. 1 to an Agreement with Ross & Baruzzini for Project No. C39 - Automated Access Control at Kansas City International Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $277,758.00.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

981127
Authorizing a $1,943,592.46 contract with Superior Bowen Asphalt, Inc., for Project No. C56 - Rehabilitate Circle Parking Lot "E" and Roadways at Kansas City International Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $2,142,451.44.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

981130
(Sub.)
Giving permission to Kansas City Rescue Mission to construct and maintain two exit doors in the public right-of-way for the building at 1520 Cherry Street.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

981133
Authorizing a cooperative agreement with the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission for the transfer of ownership and maintenance responsibility of Hickman Mills Drive from 81st Street to Blue River Road and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices.


Add to Consent Docket

981132
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a Subordination of License or Easement Agreement and directing the City Clerk to file same.


Add to Consent Docket

981141
(Sub.)
Changing the name of N. Madison Avenue from the south line of N.W. Barry Road to 750 feet south of N.W. 79th Street, to Thomas R. Meyers Drive, to honor the memory of Police Officer Thomas R. Meyers who died in the line of duty.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

981142
Changing the names of Pennsylvania Avenue, from the south line of Westport Road to the north line of W. 43rd Street, and Waddell Avenue, from the north line of Westport Road to the north line of W. 42nd Street, to Bridger Road.


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
for reading of ordinances on three separate days for ordinances found on first reading on pages 8-10 sand that these ordinances be listed next week in the committees so designated.
Ayes: 10 - Ford, Loar, Glover, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Stackhaus, Bacchus, Simmons, Blackwood, Swope
Nays: 0


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

981156
Authorizing the first amendment to the professional services contract with RCC Consultants, Inc., approved by Ordinance No. 980931 for services connected with the Public Safety Radio Enhancements Project.


Referred Finance & Administration Committee

981168
RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Phillip Anthony Brooks to the board of directors of the Kansas City Downtown Minority Development Corporation.


Referred Finance & Administration Committee

981160
(Sub.)
Authorizing a Fourth Amendment to the Hockey Lease Agreement with DP Fox Holding, Inc., providing for a one year extension and the modification of certain terms of the Agreement.


Referred City Operations Committee

981161
Approving Traffic Regulation Nos. 53530 through 53560, 53602 through 53619, 53624, 53625, 53629 through 53632, 53635 and 53637 through 53639.


Referred City Operations Committee

981162
Authorizing execution of a Municipal Agreement with the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission for public improvement designed as Route 45 to widen the two lane highway to a four lane highway.


Referred City Operations Committee

981164
Authorizing a $29,264.00 contract with Mega Industries Corporation for reconstructing sidewalks, curbs, driveway entrances, and appurtenances all along Westport Road from Central to Wyandotte; adjusting appropriations by $5,638.00 and authorizing its expenditure for the project; authorizing assessment of the costs against the properties benefited; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $31,262.00 in previously appropriated funds for the project; appropriating $65.00 to the Youth Employment Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred City Operations Committee

981166
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2 of the Code of Ordinances by repealing therein Section 2-964, entitled "Commission established; membership; officers", and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter expanding the Brownfields Commission from 9 to 11 members.


Referred City Operations Committee

981123
Accepting various easements and deeds in Jackson, Clay and Platte Counties; releasing various easements in Jackson and Clay Counties; and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

981157
Authorizing execution of a Second Amended Cooperative Agreement with the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, increasing the contract amount by $360,000.00 for a total contract amount of $1,430,607.00, for the construction of certain public improvements in the Mt. Cleveland Project area; and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

981158
Approving the development plan submitted by the Good Apple Redevelopment Corporation on a tract of land generally located at 5332 Norton Avenue; declaring the area included in such plan to be a blighted area and its redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals and welfare; authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a contract with the Good Apple Redevelopment Corporation; and authorizing certain tax abatement within the plan area.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

981159
Vacating that part of the northwesterly 20.0 feet of N. Montclair Avenue lying between N.W. Roanridge Road (I-29) and N.W. 78th Street, all in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri. (1301-V)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

981155
RESOLUTION - Approving the reappointments of Kyle Kelly, John Perucca, Brian Hamilton and Joe Speyer as members of the Board of Commissioners to administer the Westport Special Business District.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

981163
Authorizing a ten month $67,990.00 contract with the Samuel U. Rodgers Community Health Center to provide primary care/patient health services and authorizing the Director of Health to exercise an option to extend the contract for two months for a total funding not to exceed $81,089.00.


Referred Neighborhood Development Committee