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Last Published: 5/17/2013 11:28:47 AM
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.
 

130395
RESOLUTION - Declaring May 18, 2013, as the 2013 Salute Our Heroes KC, Armed Forces Day Celebration.


Adopted

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

130396
RESOLUTION - Welcoming FC Kansas City to the Kansas City Metropolitan Area.


Adopted

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

130397
RESOLUTION - Declaring May 13-17, 2013, as Bike Week.


Adopted

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

130400
RESOLUTION - Declaring the week of May 19-25, 2013, as National Public Works Week.


Adopted

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

130408
RESOLUTION - Honoring Qiana Thomason for being a highly accomplished African American female recognized as one of Ingram’s magazine Forty Under 40, Class of 2013.


Adopted

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

130409
RESOLUTION - Honoring Jesse Barnes for being a highly accomplished African American recognized as one of Ingram’s magazine Forty Under 40, Class of 2013.


Adopted

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

130413
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Dennis Murphey on being selected to serve on the Steering Committee for the National League of Cities’ Sustainable Cities Institute.


Adopted

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

130402
COMMUNICATION - May 2013- Accepting ten(10) easements, and deeds in Clay County, Missouri and requesting that the City Clerk record the acceptance with the recorder of deeds in Clay County, Missouri.


Received And Filed

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

130403
COMMUNICATION - May 2013-Accepting deeds in Jackson County, Missouri and requesting that the City clerk record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

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

130404
COMMUNICATION - May, 2013 -Accepting various easements, and deeds in Platte County, Missouri and requesting that the City Clerk record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

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

130383
RESOLUTION - Supporting the submission of three applications to the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines, Iowa for minor home repair and weatherization services.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason Move to Waive Charter Requirement
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

130376
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled John Hodges, et al. v City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1116-CV29907.


Passed

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

130381
Approving and authorizing settlement of claims by Commerce Bank, Claim Nos. T1112-0615 and T1213-0119.


Passed

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

130387
Authorizing the execution and delivery of a Cooperative Agreement for Project Financing with the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, Country Club Plaza of Kansas City, Missouri Transportation Development District and Highwoods Realty Limited Partnership related to the issuance of bonds for the financing, acquisition, and design of certain projects.


Passed

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

130378
Approving the plat of Prairie View at Bristol Park – First Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting 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. (SD0630N)


Passed

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

130379
Approving the plat of Copperleaf Ninth 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. (SD0980I)


Passed

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

130373
Adopting, and Authorizing the Execution of, the amended Collective Bargaining Agreement between City and Local 3808 of the International Association of Fire Fighters.


Passed

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

130375
(Sub.)
Amending Article VIII of the Administrative Code of Kansas City, Missouri, relating to the Classification and Compensation Plan, by repealing Sections 2-1075, 2-1077, 2-1078, and 2-1080 and provides for maintenance of the system by creating five Water Services Department specific new classifications, retitling one classification, changing the pay grade for one classification and establishing a new top pay step for classifications covered by the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 3808 in accordance with their CBA.


Passed as Substituted

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

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.


Passed

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

130390
Appropriating $150,600.00 in the HOME Investment Fund; estimating revenue and authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to execute a contract with the Black Economic Union in an amount not to exceed $150,600.00 for costs associated with the Monarch Manor project; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

130385
(Sub.)
Declaring certain real property in the Beacon Hill Redevelopment Area to be surplus to needs of City; authorizing the Director of the General Services Department to convey these surplus parcels to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority; and further authorizing the execution of related documents.


Passed as Substituted

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

130394
(Sub.)
Granting a temporary construction easement and an appurtenant easement over City-owned property related to the Beacon Hill Student Housing Project for the public purposes of elimination of blight and economic development.


Councilmember Ford Move to Amend

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


Passed as Substituted and Amended

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

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.


Passed

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

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.


Passed

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

130388
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into contracts up to $345,000.00 with various organizations to provide domestic violence shelter assistance from funds appropriated in the Domestic Violence Shelter Operation Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

130382
Authorizing a contract for approximately $2,100,000.00 with George Butler Associates, Inc. for the Blue River South Basin Inflow and Infiltration Reduction Project, Areas 1 & 2.


Passed

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

130389
Authorizing an approximately $970,000.00 contract with Carollo Engineers, Inc., for construction phase services for the Second Creek Interceptor Sewer project.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Johnson Move to Waive Charter Requirement
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

130249
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Division 2, Code of Ethics of Article VII, Officers and Employees, and enacting a new Article XV, Code of Ethics, of Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances to implement a comprehensive code of ethics, and amending section 2-48, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Mayor pro tempore” to establish the duties of the Mayor pro tem, including those relating to the Code of Ethics.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

130250
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Adopting a City Council Handbook for the administrative operation of the City Council office.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

130251
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Repealing the Standing Rules of the City Council and enacting new Standing Rules of the City Council.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

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.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

130384
Authorizing a $7,550,000.00 contract with J.M. Fahey Construction Company for renewal 1 for the Asphalt and Concrete Restoration project.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Johnson Move to Waive Charter Requirement
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

130398
Authorizing acceptance of an $84,140.25 FEMA award through a Missouri State Emergency Management Agency Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) Grant to provide funding to design a Tornado Safe Room/Gym Addition for Garrison Community Center located at 1124 E. 5th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64106 (Total project cost $112,187.00 including a 25% required local match of cash in the amount of $28,046.75); estimating revenue in the amount of $84,140.25 in the Capital Improvements Fund; increasing appropriations in the amount of $84,140.25 in the Capital Improvements Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

130399
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation Department to execute a cooperative agreement with the Missouri Department of Transportation for use of Transportation Enhancement/Transportation Alternative grant funds on the Minor Park Connector Trail; estimating revenue and appropriating $450,000.00 to the Capital Improvements Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

130414
RESOLUTION - Consenting to the transfer of commercial real property located at 10315 East Independence Avenue, Independence, Missouri, 64053 by Land Trust of Jackson County, Missouri [Jackson County Tax Parcel No. 27-120-07-04-00-0-00-000], being portions of Lot 439 and Lot 440, Fairmount, a subdivision in the City of Independence, Jackson County, Missouri (“Land Trust Property”) to Truman Medical Center, Inc. (“TMC”), for demolition and redevelopment by TMC in accordance with that certain Development Plan for the Truman Medical Clinic Project (the “Project”).


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

130401
Approving the plat of Residences at Burlington Creek, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; accepting various easements; 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. (SD1447)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130410
Changing the name of N. Flagor Road to N.E. Flagor Road from the intersection of N. Oak Trafficway and N. Flagor Road to its terminus, said terminus being a point about 350 feet north of N.E. 79th Terrace in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130411
Vacating the north-south alley and a portion of the east-west alley south of 11th Street west of Chestnut Avenue, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1643-V)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130412
Approving the Hawthorne Road Terrace PIEA General Development Plan on about 69.87 acres generally bounded by the southernmost part of the Kansas City Power & Light Company Hawthorne Plant Site on the north, the eastern property boundary of 8400 Hawthorne Road on the east, East Levee Road on the south, and the Kansas City Southern Railway tracks on the west in Kansas City, Missouri; declaring the area as an insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Planned Industrial Expansion Authority (PIEA) Law, Sections 100.300-100.620, RSMo; and authorizing ad valorem tax exemption benefits as set out in the Plan. (701-S)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130386
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to extend the term of a contract with American Traffic Solutions, LLC (“ATS”); and authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a contract with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee
 
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