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Last Published: 9/1/2011 5:08:49 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - CINDY CIRCO
Present:11 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, MICHAEL BROOKS, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Excused:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
 

110671
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Grace Point Baptist Church for its 100 years of service to the community.


Adopted

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

110675
RESOLUTION - Declaring September 2011, as Crime Stoppers month and supporting the mission of the Kansas City Metropolitan Crime Commission and Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers (816) 474-8477 TIPS Hotline.


Adopted

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

110676
RESOLUTION - Honoring Dr. Willie E. Lawrence, Jr., MD, FACC, Chief of Cardiology at Research Medical Center and Director of the Midwest Heart Associates, for being named the 2011 Physician of the Year by the American Heart Association.


Adopted

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

110652
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulations E41232-E41134


Received And Filed

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

110681
COMMUNICATION - Notice from Husch Blackwell to the City Clerk regarding the annual report for fiscal year ending April 30, 2011 for the Martin City Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

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

110682
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the Westport Community Improvement District #1 to the City Clerk regarding their annual report for fiscal year ending April 30, 2011.


Received And Filed

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

110683
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the Westport Community Improvement District #2 to the City Clerk regarding their annual report for fiscal year ending April 30, 2011.


Received And Filed

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

110694
COMMUNICATION - Notice from Lathrop & Gage, LLP to the City Clerk regarding the submission of the annual report and other various documents for fiscal year ending April 30, 2011 from the Performing Arts Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

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

110695
COMMUNICATION - Notice from Lathrop & Gage, LLP to the City Clerk regarding the submission of the proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2012 from the Performing Arts Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

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

110696
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from Husch Blackwell to the City Clerk regarding receipt of a petition to establish The Old Foundation Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

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

110697
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to propose to the Council improvements in the enforcement of City requirements for contractors.


Adopted

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

110698
RESOLUTION - Expressing support for $3.9 billion in formula funding for CDBG and $1.85 billion in formula funding for HOME in the FY12 Federal budget.


Adopted

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

110611
Appropriating $30,000.00 from the Public Transportation Fund to the Parking and Transportation Commission.


Passed

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

110620
Renaming Fund No. 3980 as the "George E. Wolf Parking Garage Fund".


Passed
Ordinance 110611 was removed from the consent docket, motion made by Ford
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

110615
Accepting and approving a one year $35,510.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to conduct preventive health screening of all newly arriving refugees in Kansas City; and increasing revenue and appropriations by $10,132.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Passed

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

110632
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 10-211, number of retail alcoholic beverage licenses, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter which allows a store to bypass the density requirement and apply for a sales by package liquor license if the size of the building is not less than 5,000 square feet and an average of 70 percent or more of its total gross receipts, other than receipts from the sale of motor vehicle fuel, are from sales of inventory excluding alcoholic beverages.


Passed

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

110622
Condemning and taking private property interests for public use in the vicinity of 58th Street and Topping Avenue, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation; authorizing continued negotiations by the Capital Projects Department; consenting to the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney on behalf of the City; and authorizing the City Clerk to cause this ordinance to be recorded in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.


Passed

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

110631
Declaring it necessary to change and re-establish the grades on North Indiana Avenue, from the Gladstone city limits line southerly to approximately 475 feet south of NE 55th Street, all in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to cause a notice to be published as provided for herein.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: There are no consent items this week. ADVANCE DEBATES: 1. 110662 4. 110604 (sub) 7. 110660 10. 110663 2. 110659 5. 110605 (sub) 8. 110664 (sub) 11. 110669 3. 110603 (sub) 6. 110606 (sub) 9. 110658 (sub) ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED 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, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

110662
Authorizing the City Manager to accept supplemental funding from the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) under the Urban Area Security Initiatives Grant to upgrade the City’s trunked radio network; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

110659
Increasing revenue in the amount of $500,103.00 and appropriating $140,793.00 in the HUD Lead Hazard Control account; increasing revenue in the amount of $2,521.00 and appropriating the same in the ARRA Child Care Asthma Quality account; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

110603
(Sub.)
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the Tenth Amendment to the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan; and approving, as modified, the Tenth Amendment to the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Passed as Substituted

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

110604
(Sub.)
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 21 of the Tenth Amendment to the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Passed as Substituted

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

110605
(Sub.)
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 22 of the Tenth Amendment to the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Passed as Substituted

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

110606
(Sub.)
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 23 of the Tenth Amendment to the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Passed as Substituted

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

110660
Reestimating the uncollected revenue in the amount of $2,877,012.98 in the Neighborhood Stabilization Grant Fund; authorizing certain accounts to be re-appropriated in the FY11-12 fiscal year; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

110664
(Sub.)
Approving and authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement to transfer the Town of Kansas Pedestrian Bridge to the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri; and authorizing the execution of documents necessary for the transfer.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

110658
(Sub.)
Reducing and increasing appropriations in various accounts in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $2,056,328.65; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

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

110663
Authorizing various TIGER Green Impact Zone Projects; estimating revenue in the amount of $2,547,404.73 in the ARRA Stimulus Fund; appropriating the sum of $2,547,404.73 to various accounts in the ARRA Stimulus Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

110669
Estimating and appropriating $4,281,610.00 in the 2011B GO Bond Fund from the anticipated sale of general obligation bonds for street reconstruction projects; declaring the City's intention to reimburse itself from bond proceeds for bond related expenditures; stating the Mayor and City Council’s intention to repay the Troost 25th-30th account with recommended funds in the FY 2012-13 Capital Improvements Program; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason 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 6 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

110654
Accepting a grant from Platte County in the amount of $25,000.00 for playground equipment in Platte Purchase Park; estimating revenue and appropriating funds in the Capital Improvements Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

110656
Authorizing a contract amendment with the Mid-America Regional Council to amend the scope of services and budget for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program (EECBG) made available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

110657
Authorizing a contract amendment with the Metropolitan Energy Center to amend the scope of services and budget for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program (EECBG) made available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

110661
RESOLUTION - Amending the 2008 One Year Action Plan and authorizing submission of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in order to reprogram funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

110634
Reducing appropriations and appropriating $80,000.00 for improvements to the KC Live parking garages.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Marcason 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 7-9 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

110648
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-1020, Conflict of interest annual report, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

110673
Authorizing the Director of Conventions and Entertainment Facilities to execute an amendment to an agreement with the Kansas City Convention and Visitors Association; appropriating $315,000.00 from the Convention and Tourism Fund for additional payments to the Kansas City Convention and Visitors Association; and appropriating $1,000,000.00 from the Convention and Tourism Fund to the Convention and Entertainment Facilities Department for capital maintenance.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

110687
Estimating and appropriating $5,731,400.00 in the 2011B GO Bond Fund from the anticipated sale of general obligation bonds; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $5,731,400.00 for the project; declaring the City’s intention to reimburse itself from bond proceeds for bond related expenditures; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110689
Reestimating the uncollected revenue in the amount of $181,160.23; authorizing certain accounts to be re-appropriated in the amount of $226,953.52 in the FY11-12 fiscal year for the Domestic Violence Court Program (grant G13VAW10); designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

110690
Approving execution of the Second Amendment to the Cooperative Agreement for Design and Construction with the Performing Arts Community Improvement District and others; establishing the Performing Arts Center Garage Enterprise Fund; and appropriating $291,845.00 to the Performing Arts Center Garage Fund.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110692
Authorizing a Second Amendment to a legal services agreement with Spradley & Riesmeyer in the amount of $500,000.00 for a total contract amount of $900,000; appropriating $500,000.00 in the Legal Services account of the KC Airports Fund; and recognizing an emergency


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

110680
Accepting and approving a one year $46,800.00 grant from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide services for the Women's Infant and Children's supplemental food program (WIC); and increasing revenue and appropriations in the amount of $4,550.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

110691
Accepting a one year $320,000.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for the Building Blocks of Missouri program that promotes a healthy and safe parenting and home environment; and increasing revenue and an appropriation in the amount of $26,500.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

110674
Estimating revenue in the amount of $593,314.00 in the Supportive Housing Rehabilitation Loan Fund; appropriating $533,134.00 to the City of Independence ARRA Weatherization program; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110686
RESOLUTION - Amending the 2011 One Year Action Plan and authorizing submission of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for its consideration in order to allocate program income.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110678
Amending Chapters 2 and 50, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-6, Municipal disaster assistance zones, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number concerning municipal disaster assistance zones, the issuance of a proclamation of emergency and the powers of the mayor under a proclamation of emergency, and by repealing Section 50-155, Issuance of a proclamation of emergency and the powers of the mayor under a proclamation of emergency.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

110699
Authorizing the City Manager to accept a $20,000.00 grant from the Urban Sustainability Directors Network; and estimating and appropriating $20,000.00 for this project.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

110677
Transferring appropriations from the Westport Special Business District Fund to the Capital Improvements Fund; estimating revenue and appropriating $9,500.00 to the Westport Pedestrian Lighting account in the Capital Improvements Fund; transferring appropriations, encumbrances and expenditures to the Public Works Department; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110679
Authorizing a $98,000.00 amendment to an agreement with H. W. Lochner, Inc.; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110684
Declaring it necessary to establish the grades for the construction of NE 108th Street, all in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to cause a notice to be published as provided for herein.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110685
Estimating revenue and appropriating funds in the Public Works Reimbursable Services Fund for street cut repair.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110688
Authorizing an amendment to an agreement with HDR Engineering, Inc.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110693
Reestablishing Sewer District No. 15096 in Sewer Division 15, in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri, in the vicinity of N.W. Bryan Road and N.W. Linden Road, and repealing Section 1 of Ordinance No. 040533 passed May 27, 2004.


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

110700
RESOLUTION - Amending Resolution No. 110514 concerning redistricting by allowing the City Manager’s Advisory Committee to report by October 31, rather than October 15, and by requiring a public hearing in each of the Council districts rather than requiring three hearings.


Councilmember Sharp Move To Hold On Docket

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


Held on Docket (9/8/2011)

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Brooks Move To Introduce

110701
Reducing an appropriation in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $400,000.00 and appropriating it to accounts in the Capital Improvements Fund for street resurfacing projects in the Fifth Council District; reducing and reappropriating street resurfacing funds in the General Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee
 
 Councilmember Wagner Move To Introduce

110702
Authorizing the City Manager to enter into a $1,200,000.00 contract with Working Families Friend for weatherization services in the City.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS
 
 CLOSED SESSION Closed Session/Litigation Item(s)* Closed Session/Legal Issue(s)** Closed Session/Personnel Issue(s)*** Closed Session/Real Estate Transaction(s)Closed Session/Employee/Labor Negotiation Item(s)***** *Litigation Item(s) may be discussed in a closed session pursuant to §610.021(1) RSMo. because it relates to legal action, causes of actions, or litigation. **Legal Issue(s) will be discussed in closed session pursuant to §610.021(1) RSMo because it relates to confidential and privileged communications between City Council and its attorneys. ***Personnel Issue(s) will be discussed in closed session pursuant to §610.021(3) RSMo because it relates to personnel matter. ****Real estate transaction(s) may be discussed pursuant to Sec. 610.021(2), RSMo. because public knowledge of the transaction(s) at this time might adversely affect the legal consideration therefor. *****Employee/Labor negotiation item(s) may be discussed in a closed session pursuant to §610.021(9) RSMo. because it relates to preparation for negotiations with employee groups.