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Last Published: 4/26/2007 11:27:47 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - KAY BARNES
Present:10 - DEB HERMANN, BONNIE COOPER, JOHN FAIRFIELD, SAUNDRA MCFADDEN-WEAVER, JIM GLOVER, GEORGE BLACKWOOD, BECKY SCHUMACHER, TERRY RILEY, CHARLES EDDY, ALVIN BROOKS
Excused:2 - BILL SKAGGS, TROY NASH
 

070473
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the 100th anniversary of the Centennial United Methodist Church.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Schumacher, Riley, Eddy, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070476
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 59547 through 59569


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Blackwood, Hermann, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Schumacher, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes, Cooper
Nays: 0

070497
RESOLUTION - Commending Midwest Airlines for its service to the community and stating support for Midwest Airlines as a stand-alone carrier.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Schumacher, Riley, Eddy, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Eddy Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: 070437 070443 070444 070456 070458 (sub) 070468 ADVANCE DEBATES: 070438 (sub) 070445 070447 (sub) 070457 070465 (sub) 070339 (2sub) 070439 070446 070455 070459 070466 070393 070442 ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 11 - Blackwood, Hermann, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Schumacher, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes, Cooper
Nays: 0

070437
Authorizing execution of a Relocation Services Agreement with the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority for relocation services provided for the Columbus Park/Guinotte Phase III project.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Eddy, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070443
Repealing Ordinance No. 070004 that approved the plat of SoHo Lofts Condominium and enacting a new ordinance that approves the plat of SoHo Lofts Condominium, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1265C)


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Eddy, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070444
Approving the plat of The Old Board of Trade, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; 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. (SD1309)


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Eddy, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070456
Authorizing the Director of City Development to enter into a Release of Agreement for Public Improvement and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached release.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Eddy, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070458
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of City Development to enter into a Management Agreement with the American Jazz Museum, in the amount of $700,000.00, from the American Jazz Museum account, for management and operations of the 18th and Vine Project.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Eddy, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070468
Approving the plat of Benson Place Commons – First Plat , an addition in Clay 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. (SD09340)


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Eddy, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070438
(Sub.)
Approving contracts with various agencies in the total of $88,693.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist and Development Fund.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Eddy, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070439
Authorizing a contract not to exceed $470,000.00 with Corporate Care Occupational Medicine Network for Kansas City Fire Department employee physical examinations and physician services and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $470,000.00.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Eddy, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070442
Authorizing an $807,403.95 Amendment 4 with Strahm Automation and Mailing Services, for Contract No. 04007, Water Printing and Mailing Services; exercising a renewal option by extending the term of the contract to April 30, 2008, and authorizing the Director of Finance to return any unexpended appropriation to the appropriate account.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Eddy, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070445
Establishing the East Village and JE Dunn/11th & Locust Garage, Series 2007 Project Fund; estimating revenues in the amount of $19,200,000.00 in the JE Dunn/11th & Locust Garage, Series 2007 Project Fund and appropriating the same; estimating revenues in the amount of $12,000,000.00 in the East Village Property Acquisition and Development, Series 2007 Project Fund and appropriating the same; designating requisitioning authority; authorizing the City to reimburse itself with proceeds of bonds; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Riley, Eddy, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070446
Establishing the 2nd Street Improvements, Series 2007 Project Fund; estimating revenues in the amount of $3,350,000.00 in the 2nd Street Improvements, Series 2007 Project Fund, and appropriating the same; designating requisitioning authority; authorizing the City to reimburse itself with proceeds of bonds; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Eddy, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070447
(Sub.)
Authorizing execution of a $1,145,000.00 Cooperative Agreement with the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri, the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, and the Downtown Economic Stimulus Authority for the purpose of providing funds for certain development and redevelopment services.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Eddy, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070455
Authorizing a $3,837,805.00 one-year agreement with four one-year renewal options with Custom Lighting Services, LLC, for streetlight repair and maintenance in all Council Districts; estimating and appropriating revenue in the amount of $459,760.00; and authorizing the expenditure of appropriated funds.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Eddy, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070457
Authorizing the City Manager to amend the City’s contract with NAPA to provide vehicle parts and operate a central fleet parts storeroom for an additional six month period in an amount not to exceed $1,020,000.00; authorizing the City Manager to further amend this contract and to increase the amount of the contract by up to an additional $1,020,000.00 and to extend it for up to six additional months without Council approval; authorizing the City Manager to expend up to $2,040,000.00 from funds previously appropriated for the contract; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Eddy, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070459
Authorizing an agreement between the City and the Friends of the Zoo, Inc. for the management and operation of the Kansas City Zoological Park for a period of five additional years beginning May 1, 2007.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Eddy, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070465
(Sub.)
Authorizing a $300,000.00 amendment to a contract with Kutak Rock LLP for legal services related to City of Kansas City, Missouri v. Housing and Economic Development Financial Corporation (No. 05-00368-CV-W-GAF); appropriating the sum of $300,000.00 to the Housing Litigation account of the General Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Councilmember Hermann Move To Hold On Docket

Seconded by Councilmember Cooper
Ayes: 4 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, Blackwood
Nays: 6 - McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Riley, Eddy, Brooks, Barnes


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 9 - Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Eddy, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 1 - Hermann

070466
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a development and participation agreement with the National Association of Basketball Coaches Foundation, Inc.; authorizing the execution of certain other documents and actions related to the development and operation of the College Basketball Hall of Fame and the Fan Experience Interactive Event at the Downtown Arena; and repealing Ordinance No. 051294.


Councilmember Eddy Move To Hold On Docket

Seconded by Councilmember Fairfield
Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Eddy, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0


Held on Docket (4/26/2007)

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Schumacher, Riley, Eddy, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070339
(Sub.)
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan in District CP-2 on approximately 10.86 acres generally located on the east side of N. Oak Trafficway, north of N.E. 107th Street and south of future Shoal Creek Parkway. (11924-CP-8)


Passed As Second Substitute

Ayes: 8 - Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Riley, Eddy, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 1 - Hermann

070393
Rezoning an area of approximately .62 acres generally located on the west side of Summit Street about 300 feet south of 45th Street from District R-4 to District PD/R-4, and approving a preliminary development plan. (13716-PD)


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Eddy, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Brooks Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENT FOR READING OF ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS BE WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON FIRST READING ON PAGE 6-9 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes, Cooper
Nays: 0

070470
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Milanez Harrison v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 0516-CV16036.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

070480
Amending Article VIII of the Administrative Code of Kansas City, Missouri, by repealing Sections 2-364, 2-365, 2-366, 2-367, 2-368, 2-369, 2-971.1, 2-1092, 2-1098, 2-1099, 2-1100, 2-1101, 2-1102, 2-1103, 2-1104, 2-1105, 2-1112, and 2-1118 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like numbers.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

070481
RESOLUTION - Authorizing an application to the Missouri Development Finance Board for the preliminary authorization of State Tax Credits in the amount not to exceed $1,300,000.00 to support fund-raising efforts for the renovation and expansion of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

070482
(Sub.)
Approving the conversion to a fixed rate of the interest rate on certain bonds previously issued by The Industrial Development Authority of the City of Kansas City, Missouri and the entering into one or more swap agreements; approving and authorizing certain documents and actions relating to the fixing of the interest rate and swap agreement relating to such bonds.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

070491
Approving the Leased Property Revenues Budgets for Fiscal Year 2006 – 2007 and Fiscal Year 2007 – 2008, representing proceeds received by the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, under a sublease agreement for the Isle of Capri-Kansas City, Inc. site.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

070494
Amending Chapter 38, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 38-1 and moving Sections 38-81, 38-82 and 38-83 and enacting in lieu thereof new Sections 38-1, 38-2, 38-3, 38-4, 38-5 and 38-6.


Referred to Operations Committee

070495
Amending Chapter 38, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 38-84 through 38-100.5 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter and enacting new Sections 38-100.6 through 38-100.9.


Referred to Operations Committee

070496
RESOLUTION - Revising the plan created by the City Clerk for a domestic partner registry.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

070472
Authorizing a one-year, $425,302.00 contract with Kansas City Free Health Clinic to provide ambulatory/primary medical care to eligible clients in the Kansas City Transitional Grant Area (TGA) who meet Ryan White Title I guidelines.


Referred to Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee

070483
Approving contracts with various agencies in the total amount of $1,438,384.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist and Development Fund.


Referred to Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee

070484
Accepting and approving a $150,000.00 contract with Jackson County through funds allocated by the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, FY 2006-2007 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (JAG); estimating revenue in the amount of $200,000.00 in the General Fund; appropriating it to the 2007-08 JAG account and the Neighborhood Improvement Program in the General Fund accounts; authorizing a $75,000.00 cooperative agreement with COMBAT; designating requisitioning authority; and directing the City Clerk to file the attached contract with the appropriate offices.


Referred to Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee

070492
RESOLUTION - Declaring the existence of the Kansas City Neighborhood Advisory Council, a citizen-led advisory group comprised of neighborhood leaders representing various regions and professions within the City of Kansas City, Missouri and affirming the City’s intent to recognize the capacity of the Kansas City Neighborhood Advisory Council as an official advisory body.


Referred to Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee

070471
(Sub.)
Approving the execution of a First Supplemental Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission for Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ), No. CMAQ-3303(407) and containing CMAQ funds for the purchase of additional Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) vehicles for the Water Services Department; authorizing the Director and the Deputy Director of Water Services Department to act as the City’s designated representatives for participation in the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality funding reimbursement program; estimating and appropriating $528,000.00; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Referred to Operations Committee

070477
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a $310,000.00 contract with Wilson and Company, for engineering design services on the 96th Street Corridor Project; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $310,000.00 for this project from funds previously appropriated; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Referred to Operations Committee

070478
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into an agreement with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority to provide regular transit services and Share-A-Fare program; and authorizing the expenditure of funds previously appropriated in an amount not to exceed $47,525,479.00.


Referred to Operations Committee

070474
Approving the plat of WPH – Kansas City, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting and releasing 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. (SD1319)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

070475
Approving the plat of S.S.P. Addition, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1296A)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

070479
Approving recommendations of the Arterial Street Impact Fee Committee; transferring appropriations in the Arterial Street Impact Fee Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

070485
Declaring the area generally bounded by Cliff Drive on the north, approximately 340 feet east of Askew Avenue on the east, Independence Avenue on the south, and Chestnut Street on the west, as a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law and approving the Scarritt Renaissance I Urban Renewal Plan. (653-S)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

070486
Approving the First Amendment to the 45th Street Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

070487
Rezoning approximately 7.61 acres from District GP-6 and GP-7 to GP-7 and approving a development plan for the same. (13708-GP)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

070488
Rezoning an area of approximately 63.5 acres generally bounded by an area which is approximately 150 feet west of Bellefontaine Avenue on the west, approximately 400 feet south of Thompson Avenue on the south, St. John Avenue on the north, and approximately 150 feet east of Benton Boulevard on the east and generally bounded by St. John Avenue on the south, Gladstone Boulevard and Walrond Avenue on the west, 200 feet north of Norledge Avenue on the north, and approximately 340 feet east of Askew Avenue on the east from Districts R-4, R-2a, and R-2b to District R-1a. (13705-P)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

070489
Vacating a portion of N.W. 62nd Street and a temporary roadway easement within the proposed plat of Coventry 3rd Addition, Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1552-V)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

070490
Approving the preliminary plat of Villas on Plaza West Condominium on about a .63 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of 46th Street and Jarboe Street.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

070493
Amending Ordinance No. 051205 by repealing Section 2 thereof and enacting in its place a new section, revising the legal description for Project 422 Admiral of the Civic Mall Tax Increment Financing Plan. 


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
 Councilmember Riley Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Schumacher, Riley, Eddy, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070498
RESOLUTION - Declaring Bonnie Sue Cooper as Kansas City, Missouri’s Honorary Ambassador to Mexico.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Schumacher, Riley, Eddy, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Fairfield Move To Introduce

070499
RESOLUTION - Urging the State of Missouri to authorize the use of sole source contracting methods should only a single bid be received for the construction of a new bridge over the Missouri River.


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

070500
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to enter into negotiations with AEG Facilities for the management, booking and operation of Kemper Arena.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
 
 Councilmember Eddy Move To Introduce

070501
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Conventions and Entertainment Facilities to execute a five-year agreement with Anschutz Kansas City, LLC, for the management, booking and operation of Kemper Arena; estimating revenue in the amount of $41,667.00 in the Convention and Tourism Fund; and appropriating $41,667.00 in the General Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
 
 Councilmember Eddy Move To Introduce

070502
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Fifth Amendment to the 1200 Main/South Loop Tax Increment Financing Plan; and approving the Fifth Amendment to the 1200 Main/South Loop Tax Increment Financing Plan.


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

070503
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 1B of the 1200 Main/South Loop Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


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

070504
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 38, Code of Ordinances, by adding new Sections 38-83.1 through 38-83.13, to establish a construction employment program, that sets goals for utilization of minority, women and resident workers on construction projects and establishing an effective date.


Referred to Operations Committee
 
 Councilmember Riley Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Eddy, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

070505
Estimating $3,548,867.00 in reimbursements from the Southtown/31st & Baltimore Tax Increment Financing Plan; appropriating $3,548,867.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund for the contract with the Tax Increment Financing Commission authorized in Ordinance No. 070469 for reimbursable costs associated with the Citadel Plaza Redevelopment Project; providing for repayment of such costs to the City from bond proceeds; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Riley, Eddy, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0
 
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