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Last Published: 5/8/2013 3:56:28 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
 

130351
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Derecka Purnell on being selected by the editorial board of the 2013 Harvard Journal of African American Policy for publication.


Adopted

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

130368
RESOLUTION - Honoring the National Association of Letter Carriers in partnership with the United States Postal Service, Harvesters, Campbell’s Soup Company, Price Chopper and other national and local partners for coming together for the 21st Annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.


Adopted

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

130352
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 61746 Through 61761


Received And Filed

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

130353
COMMUNICATION - April 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

130354
COMMUNICATION - April 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

130355
COMMUNICATION - April 2013 – Accepting and releasing various easement and deeds in Kansas City, Platte 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

130321
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to provide mandatory training for all individuals appointed to the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund Committee and develop an avenue for feedback and appeal process for applicants that failed to get their requested level of funding from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund.


Councilmember Sharp Move to Amend

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


Adopted as Substituted and Amended

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 2 - Davis, Johnson

130346
RESOLUTION - Stating City Council support for improvements to Missouri Route 210 from I-435 west to the easterly city limits near Missouri Route 291 including the interchange of I-435 and Route 210 and directing the City Manager to identify potential funding options utilizing Sections 99.800 through 99.865, RSMo, and Chapter 238, RSMo, to provide a local match to be used to fund the improvements.


Adopted

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

130348
RESOLUTION - Expressing the Mayor and City Council’s support for TIGER Discretionary Grant 2013 Application, and the City’s commitment to provide the local matching funds for the Downtown Streetcar project through Transportation Development District funding; and expressing the Mayor and City Council’s support for the project and application submittal.


Adopted

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

130308
Approving the petition to amend the petition to establish the Brookside Community Improvement District; establishing the amended Brookside Community Improvement District generally located on either side of 63rd Street between Wornall Road on the west and Main Street on the east in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to report the amendment of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Passed

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

130341
Authorizing the Director of Finance to accept the proposal of Banc of America Public Capital Corporation (“BAPCC”) for financing the acquisition of television communication equipment for government cable Channel 2 (the “Project”) under a Master Equipment Lease/Purchase Agreement (“Lease”) in an approximate principal amount not to exceed $302,000.00; estimating and appropriating $302,000.00 in lease proceeds; authorizing the execution of any and all documents and agreements necessary for the financing; designating requisitioning authorities; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon project completion; declaring the intent of the City to reimburse itself from the lease purchase proceeds for certain expenditures; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

130329
Approving the plat of Highlands of Northview – Third Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting and releasing 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. (SD1334C)


Passed

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

130325
Authorizing an amendment to a contract with HNTB Corporation for approximately $62,800.00 for the Troost Avenue Bridge – North Pedestrian Improvements (TIGER) project; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

130347
(Sub.)
Approving recommendations of Arterial Street Impact Fee Committees; transferring appropriations in the Arterial Street Impact Fee Fund; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a Funding and Reimbursement Agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission for the design of North Brighton Avenue; and designating requisitioning authority.


Councilmember Davis Move to Amend

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


Passed as Amended

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

130327
Authorizing the Director of Health to enter into contracts with area health centers, Children's Mercy Hospital, and Truman Medical Center to provide primary health care services for indigent residents in Kansas City, Missouri; and declaring an emergency.


Passed

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

130336
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into a contract with Legal Aid of Western Missouri in the amount of $377,743.00 for provision of certain legal services.


Passed

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

130291
Estimating revenues in the amount of $1,345,841.27 in the Public Works Reimburseable Fund; appropriating that amount to special projects maintenance accounts; and authorizing an agreement with Black and McDonald for streetlight and traffic signal repair and maintenance for approximately $5,442,000.00.


Passed

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

130335
Authorizing an amendment to an agreement with HDR Engineering, Inc. for approximately $6,032,000.00 for the Downtown Streetcar Transit System; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

130343
(Sub.)
Authorizing a contract for approximately $3,825,000.00 with Superior Bowen Asphalt Co. for the resurfacing of various streets generally north of the Missouri River; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

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

130344
(Sub.)
Authorizing a contract for approximately $3,192,000.00 with Superior Bowen Asphalt Co. for the resurfacing of various streets generally from south of the Missouri River to 49th Street; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

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

130345
(Sub.)
Authorizing a contract for approximately $4,017,000.00 with Superior Bowen Asphalt Co. for the resurfacing of various streets generally from south of 49th Street; and recognizing an emergency.


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

130339
Accepting and estimating revenue for interest earned through a cooperative agreement with Jackson County through FY 2009-10 Recovery Act: Justice Assistance Grant allocated by the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs; and estimating revenue in the amount of $60,422.00 in the Justice Assistance Grant Fund; appropriating it to the Justice Assistance Grant Fund.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

130284
Declaring it necessary to re-establish the street grades for a segment of Front Street; establishing the right-of-way for Front Street and Riverfront Drive; and directing the City Clerk to publish notice and to record this ordinance.


Add to Consent Docket

130285
Approving various Traffic Regulations in compliance with Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

130286
Approving various Traffic Regulations in compliance with Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

130287
Approving various Traffic Regulations in compliance with Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

130302
Approving various Traffic Regulations in compliance with Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

130315
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 76, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 76-32 and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter, and adopting Section 76-46, regulating third-party transportation apps.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

130334
Approving various Traffic Regulations in compliance with Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 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

130362
Approving the Petition to establish the Troost Avenue Community Improvement District; establishing the Troost Avenue Community Improvement District generally located on either side of Troost Avenue between Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard on the north and 75th Street on the south in Kansas City, Jackson County Missouri; providing for the conditional performance of certain actions by the Troost Avenue Community Improvement District; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130363
Approving the First Amendment to the Performing Arts District Tax Increment Financing Plan for purposes of terminating the Plan, terminating the designation of Redevelopment Project Areas 1 through 8, and distributing surplus funds to the taxing jurisdictions; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130359
Accepting and approving a grant to the City in the amount of $225,289.00 from the United States Department of Homeland Security Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program; estimating revenue in the amount of $225,289.00 in the Fire Sales Tax Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

130360
Accepting and approving a grant to the City in the amount of $569,936.00 from the United States Department of Homeland Security Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program; estimating revenue in the amount of $569,936.00 in the Fire Sales Tax Fund; appropriating it to the USFA AFG Grant account in the Fire Sales Tax Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

130361
Amending Chapter 26, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 26-307, the Fire Code provision regarding Open Burning, and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter with a new provision related to Freestanding Cooking Devices.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

130364
Estimating revenue and appropriating $283,200.00 in the Police Grants Fund for the U.S. Port Authority grant for equipment and maintenance with the objective to secure potential terrorism targets; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

130365
Authorizing the Administrator of the Municipal Court to enter into a contract with Legal Aid of Western Missouri in the amount of $1,088,471.00 to provide legal representation to indigent residents of Kansas City, Missouri.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

130263
Authorizing a contract with Capital Electric Construction Company, Inc., for electrical services at Kansas City International Airport and Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $50,000.00; authorizing a future $200,000.00 increase in the contract amount; and establishing an effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130366
Approving a $300,000.00 Amendment No. 4 with Burns and McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc., for Aviation Facilities Development at the Kansas City International Airport; authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend $330,000.00 for the contract; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130367
Approving a $2,170,740.00 Amendment No. 1 with Burns and McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc., for Airfield Pavement Rehabilitations at the Kansas City International Airport; authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend $2,387,814.00 for the contract; and recognizing an emergency.


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

130369
Authorizing an increase in the compensation of the City Clerk, Marilyn Sanders, and authorizing an effective date.


Councilmember Marcason Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Reed
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
 
 Councilmember Glover Move To Introduce

130370
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Expressing the financial support of the City of Kansas City for the pending application of Union Station to the Missouri Development Finance Board for the authorization of state tax credits in an amount not to exceed $5,000,000.00 to support the partnership of the City with Union Station and others to create economic development in Western Missouri and to assure the continued economic health of Downtown Kansas City as a center for jobs and culture.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
 Councilmember Taylor Move To Introduce

130371
RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Director of Human Relations to expand the Small and Local Business Enterprise Program for design professional contracts entered into by the Water Services Department for its capital projects program and directing the Director of the Water Services Department to utilize the expanded program.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
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