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Last Published: 4/14/2011 10:07:38 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - MARK FUNKHOUSER
Present:12 - DEB HERMANN, BILL SKAGGS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, BETH GOTTSTEIN, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, TERRY RILEY, CATHY JOLLY, JOHN SHARP
 

110257
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the Pediatric Hydrocephalus Foundation, Inc. (PHF) and Shannon Sommers, the Missouri Chapter Director, for raising awareness and working toward a cure for Hydrocephalus.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110263
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the City Clerk regarding the submission of the Shoal Creek Valley Community Improvement District proposed budget for fiscal period May 1, 2011 through April 30, 2012.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110267
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the City Clerk to the Mayor and Council regarding receipt of the 2011 Municipal General Elections results from various election boards.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110271
RESOLUTION - Expressing the City Council’s support for the State of Missouri’s grant application for the purpose of improving high-speed rail transit between St. Louis and Kansas City; expressing the City Council’s commitment to the success of high-speed rail; and directing the City Clerk to prepare and distribute copies of this Resolution.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110221
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a ground lease agreement with Charlie’s House, Inc. for a period of forty years, with two 10-year renewal options, for a site located near 24th Street and Campbell Street on the Health Department campus.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110226
Reducing an appropriation in the amount of $100,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating it to the Park Maintenance account in the Capital Improvements Fund; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $100,000.00 in the General Fund; appropriating it to the Neighborhood Assistance account in the General Fund; authorizing the Director of Finance to transfer expenditures to the Capital Improvements Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110184
Accepting and approving a one year $48,979.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services to conduct tuberculosis control activities in Kansas City, Missouri; increasing revenue and appropriations in the amount of $9,405.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and authorizing the Director to expend $16,326.00 for the contract.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: 1. 110215 2. 110239 ADVANCE DEBATES: 1. 110235 3. 110240 (sub) 2. 110237 ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110215
Authorizing a Second Amendment to a Cooperative Agreement for sewer service between Kansas City, Missouri and Grandview, Missouri.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110239
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a revocable easement document to Kansas City Power and Light (KCP&L) granting real estate rights for utility installation purposes on the West side of the City property at 1001 NW Barry Rd, Council District 2, all in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110235
Amending Article XI, Chapter 2, Administration, relating to the LEED Standard by repealing Section 2-1604, Code of Ordinances, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number upgrading the LEED Standard to Gold and modifying the composition of the LEED Standards Committee.  


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110237
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a $4,246,000.00 contract with MEGA Industries Corporation for Contract No. 1036, Project No. 81000537, Middle Blue River Green Solutions Pilot Project – BMP Installation; authorizing expenditures of $4,496,000.00 from previously appropriated funds; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110240
(Sub.)
Authorizing a $1,341,731.35 contract with Gunter Construction Company and up to a $1,000,000.00 contract with Kansas City Power and Light for Project No. 89008157 – North Bennington from Parvin Road to N.E. 48th Street; estimating revenue from the Searcy Creek TIF Increment Financing District; authorizing the Director of Capital Projects Department to amend and increase the contract with Gunter Construction by up to $1,700.000.00; appropriating funds to the project account; authorizing the Director of Capital Projects Department to expend $4,275,000.00 for the project; approving project management costs; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Skaggs 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 5 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110218
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-1332, Eligibility; retirement benefits, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter that limits the applicability of the existing retirement plan to elected officials’ service in office prior to May 1, 2011, (excepting an elected official who has continuously held office since May 1, 2007, and is reelected on March 22, 2011), and limits the participation in this plan to Municipal Court Judges appointed prior to May 1, 2011.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

110219
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new Section 2, Article IX, Division 9, Kansas City Elected Officials Money Purchase Pension Plan.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

110241
Amending Article VIII of the Administrative Code of Kansas City, Missouri, relating to the Classification and Compensation Plan, by repealing Sections 2-1075, 2-1076, 2-1077, 2-1078, 2-1079, and 2-1080, which creates four new classifications, eliminates nine and re-titles one and increases the maximum salaries of the pay grades by one percent for M-class non-exempt, exempt Administrative Secretaries and those pay grades covered by the Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Kansas City, Missouri and Local 500 American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Skaggs 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 6-9 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110258
Appropriating $34,750.00 in the NID GO Bond Fund; estimating and appropriating revenues in the amount of $10,819,049.00; reducing appropriations by $600,000.00 and reappropriating same; reducing an appropriation in the Capital Improvements Fund by $600,000.00 and reappropriating it to various accounts; authorizing the Director of Finance to transfer expenditures on certain accounts between project funds; authorizing the Directors of Public Works, General Services, Parks and Recreation, and Capital Projects Departments to transfer encumbrances on certain accounts between project funds; designating requisitioning authorities; and authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon completion.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

110259
Authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a contract with BKD, LLP to perform the annual independent audit of the City’s books and records for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2011, and to perform other audit services, as requested; and authorizing the Director of Finance to pay up to $585,700.00 in consideration for said audit and audit related services.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

110260
Reducing an appropriation in the amount of $527,520.00 in the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund; appropriating $290,192.00 in the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund; reducing revenue and appropriations in the General Debt and Interest Fund by $527,520.00; estimating revenue in the amount of $527,520.00 in the G.O. Recovery Zone Bond Fund and appropriating same.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

110264
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into an agreement with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority for the provision of regular transit services, and Share-A-Fare transportation for the elderly and disabled residents of Kansas City, Missouri; and authorizing the expenditure in an amount not to exceed $43,104,424.00.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

110268
Estimating and appropriating $50,000.00 in the General Fund; appropriating the sum of $815,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the GO Bond Series 2003F Fund to various accounts in the GO Bond Series 2003F Fund for municipal building improvements; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

110269
Adjusting revenue estimates and appropriations in the General, Parking Garages, KC Live, Domestic Violence, and Engineering Services Funds; authorizing certain accounts to be re-appropriated in FY 2011-12; appropriating from the fund balance of the Fire Sales Tax and Youth Employment Funds; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

110270
Receiving the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Eighth Amendment to the River Market Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Eighth Amendment to the River Market Tax Increment Financing Plan; setting forth findings relating to the Plan; authorizing the Commission to issue obligations to finance Redevelopment Project Costs; and approving the pledge of all funds generated from Redevelopment Projects and deposited into the River Market account.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

110244
RESOLUTION - Amending Resolution No. 951411 revising the composition of the City Market Oversight Committee.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

110246
Rezoning an area of approximately 23 acres generally located on the south side of U.S. 40 approximately 1,800 feet west of I-435 from Districts M1-5, B3-2 and R-7.5 to District UR (Urban Redevelopment), and approving a preliminary development plan for the same. (10963-UR-3)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

110247
RESOLUTION - Amending the Shoal Creek Valley Area Plan for a 42 acre tract of land generally located on the northwest corner of N.E. 108th Street and Interstate I-435 by changing the recommended land use from "office" to "mixed use." (405-S-43)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

110249
Adopting a revised Major Street Plan; and directing the City Clerk to record the plan.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

110256
Repealing Ordinance No. 090476 that approved the plat of Stonegate and enacting a new ordinance that approves the plat of Gemini Subdivision, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; accepting and releasing a certain easement; establishing grades on public ways; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD0049H)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

110250
Accepting and approving a one-year $710,000.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for HIV case management services in Kansas City, Missouri.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

110254
(Sub.)
Reducing the Contingent Appropriation in the General Fund by $200,000.00; appropriating $200,000.00 to the Animal Shelter Operations account in the General Fund and amending the Animal Shelter Management Services Contract for the purchase of shelter equipment from the current contractor; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

110255
Accepting and approving a $67,566.00 amendment to the contract with Truman Medical Center to provide additional primary health care services to eligible clients in the Kansas City Transitional Grant Area who meet Ryan White Title I guidelines; and declaring an emergency.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

110245
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to execute a Cooperative Agreement with the Mission Lake Community Association, Inc., for construction of certain storm drainage improvements on certain common areas of the Mission Lake subdivision, located in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; accepting a permanent drainage easement and temporary construction easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

110248
Authorizing the First Amendment of a contract with Linc Facility Services at Kansas City International Airport and appropriating $430,000.00 from the KC Airports Fund.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

110251
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to execute Change Order 1 for $47,702.79 with Site Rite Construction Company for Project No. 89003372, Sanitary Sewer Improvement at Leeds Road and Hunter Avenue, for additional work and time under the contract; authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to expend up to an additional $18,217.74 for the work from funds previously appropriated; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

110252
Authorizing a $54,994.00 agreement with Taliaferro and Browne, Inc. for design professional services for Contract No. 1050, Project No. 89003790, 55th and Bennington Phase II Sanitary Sewer; authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to expend $54,994.00 in previously appropriated funds for the project; authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account; and assessing the properties benefited.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

110253
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a $1,159,302.00 contract with Foley Company for Contract No. 1043, Project No. 81000313, Northland Mobile Home Park Pump Station; authorizing expenditures of $1,275,500.00 from previously appropriated funds; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

110261
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a License Agreement with the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission to allow for the installation of safety and aesthetic enhancements on the Belleview Avenue Pedestrian Bridge over I-670; estimating revenues in the amount of $112,500.00 in connection with grant number STP 3400 (403) – I-670 Pedestrian Bridge Safety and Aesthetic Enhancements; appropriating funds in the Capital Improvements Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

110262
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a $3,074,807.70 contract with Superior Bowen Asphalt Company LLC. for the resurfacing of various streets; authorizing the expenditure of funds in the amount of $3,074,807.70; and authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute change orders upon the City Manager’s approval.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

110265
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a $3,158,578.50 contract with Superior Bowen Asphalt Company LLC. for the resurfacing of various streets; authorizing the expenditure of funds in the amount of $3,158,578.50; and authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute change orders upon the City Manager’s approval.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

110266
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a $335,600.00 contract with Pyramid Excavation & Construction Company for the adjustment of street manholes; authorizing the expenditure of funds in the amount of $335,600.00; and authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute change orders upon the City Manager’s approval.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Sanders Brooks Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

110272
RESOLUTION - Authorizing acceptance and execution of renewal grant agreements from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the Supportive Housing Program Grant in the amount of $715,852.00 to provide homeless services in Kansas City, Missouri.


Councilmember Sanders Brooks Move to Adopt

Seconded by Councilmember Ford
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
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