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Last Published: 10/14/2011 9:30:54 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:12 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, MICHAEL BROOKS, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
 

110798
RESOLUTION - Recognizing October 13, 2011, as the 75th anniversary of the Historic Municipal Auditorium.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110799
RESOLUTION - Honoring the Legislative Fellows Delegates from Bangladesh, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, Kazakhstan who will be in Kansas City to strengthen the understanding of the U.S. legislative process and civil society’s role, and foster relationships among Asian and American institutions.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110806
RESOLUTION - Recognizing October 15, 2011, as National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110800
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the City Clerk to the Mayor and Council regarding a termination of security agreement.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110775
Amending Chapter 48, Nuisance, and Chapter 56, Property Maintenance, Code of Ordinances, by creating new Sections 48-4, 48-84, and 56-4, and repealing Section 56-545 and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter modifying the fine schedule for administrative citations.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110780
Appropriating $20,682.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund for dumpster and trash removal services.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110719
Vacating Madison Avenue between W. 104th Street and I-435, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110743
(Sub.)
Accepting and appropriating grants from Missouri Department of Natural Resources and Empire Gas Company in the amount of $20,136.00; reestimating revenue and appropriating $46,331.00 in various accounts of the Special Housing Rehabilitation Loan Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110782
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the Ninth Amendment to the Summit Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Ninth Amendment to the Summit Tax Increment Financing Plan; setting forth findings relating to the Summit Tax Increment Financing Plan; designating an amended Redevelopment Area; authorizing the Commission to issue obligations to finance Redevelopment Project Costs; and approving the pledge of all funds generated from Redevelopment Projects and deposited in the Summit account. 


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110783
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Revised Ninth Amendment to the River Market Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Revised Ninth 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.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

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


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110768
(Sub.)
Authorizing the issuance, sale and delivery of not to exceed $110,000,000.00 Sanitary Sewer System Improvement and Refunding Revenue Bonds, Series 2011A of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, for the purpose of extending and improving the City’s Sanitary Sewer System and refunding all or a portion of the City’s Sanitary Sewer System Revenue Bonds, Series 2002D-1, prescribing the form and details of said Bonds and the covenants and agreements made by the City to facilitate and protect the payment thereof; providing for the collection, segregation and application of the revenues of the sanitary sewer portion of the City’s sewerage system for the purpose of paying the cost of operation and maintenance of the sanitary sewer portion of the City’s sewerage system, paying the principal of and interest on said Bonds, and providing reasonable and adequate reserve funds; and prescribing other matters relating thereto.


Councilmember Johnson Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Ford
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Passed as Substituted and Amended

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110785
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a Funding and Reimbursement Agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission for the design and construction of interchange improvements at I-29 and Tiffany Springs Parkway in connection with the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan.  


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
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. 110789 2. 110788 ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110789
Determining the compliance of the 5th and Harrison Redevelopment Corporation of its development plan for approximately 0.33 acres generally located at the northwest and southwest corner of 5th Street and Harrison Street; and authorizing the Director of City Development to issue a Certificate of Full Compliance. (580-S-1)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110788
Authorizing an increase in the contingency of a contract with MEGA Industries Corporation for the Middle Blue River Green Solutions Pilot Project – BMP Installation project in the amount of $930,000.00; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend funds for the project; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Circo 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 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110773
Appropriating $279,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Healthcare System Trust Fund for the purpose of continuing work on the City’s self-funded health insurance initiative.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

110793
Reducing the Contingent Appropriation in the General Fund by $251,189.00 and appropriating that amount to various storm cleanup accounts in the General Fund.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

110740
Rezoning an area of approximately 0.56 acres generally located on the east side of N.W. Hampton Road approximately 6,000 feet north of Missouri Highway 152 from District AG-R to District KCIA. (13543-P-4)


Add to Consent Docket

110741
Rezoning an area of approximately 4.55 acres generally located on the east side of N.W. Hampton Road approximately 6,000 feet north of Missouri Highway 152 from District AG-R to District KCIA. (13543-P-5)


Add to Consent Docket

110790
Terminating the Jazz District Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

110792
Estimating revenue in the General Fund in the amount of $55,000.00; reducing the Contingent Appropriation in the General Fund by $285,000.00; appropriating $340,000.00 to the Neighborhood and Community Services Department; and authorizing the Director of Neighborhood and Community Services to execute a contract with Kansas City Pet Project for the operation of the animal shelter.


Councilmember Johnson Move To Re-refer

Seconded by Councilmember Circo
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Re-Referred Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

110795
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 76, Code of Ordinances, by repealing and reenacting Section 76-215 display of required information within the vehicle, and Section 76-216 wireless credit card readers required, to make it mandatory that all taxicab drivers accept credit and/or debit cards as a form of payment.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted
 
 Councilmember Circo 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 and 7 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110805
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 re-titles three classifications, implements the first phase of the Temporary Emergency Procedures pay settlement agreement with the International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 42, and implements wage provisions of the addendum to the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Local 500, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO and provides a three percent across-the-board pay increase to employees covered by local 500, local 42 and non-exempt M-Class employees.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

110796
Accepting and approving a one-year $272,018.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for the City’s Public Health Preparedness Program.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

110797
Accepting and approving a one-year $188,488.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for the City’s Cities Readiness program.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

110802
Reestablishing a Technical Review Committee to assist in the financial review and underwriting of development proposals seeking financial assistance from the City using Community Development Block Grant or HOME Investment Partnership Program funding provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110803
Vacating the north-south alley east of Troost Avenue north of Guinotte Avenue, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1642-V)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110804
Rezoning an area of about 55 acres generally bounded by Troost Avenue on the west, The Paseo on the east, E. 51st Street and Rockhurst Road on the north and E. 54th Street and E. 55th Street on the south from Districts R-1.5, R-2.5, R-6 and B3-2 to District MPD, and approving a preliminary development plan for an educational institution. (7899-MPD-10)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110801
Authorizing an increase in the contingency of a contract with Blue Nile Contractors, Inc., in the amount of $120,000.00; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics 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.