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Last Published: 8/29/2014 11:01:20 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
 

140671
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Kymberly Lewis on receiving the 2014 Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Ace Award.


Adopted

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

140676
RESOLUTION - Recognizing and honoring Mark Huffer after nearly 14 years of employment at the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority.


Adopted

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

140644
COMMUNICATION - August 2014-Accepting various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

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

140645
COMMUNICATION - August 2014-Accepting and releasing various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance and release.


Received And Filed

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

140646
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Red Bridge Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Report for fiscal year ending April 30, 2014.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140666
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 62262 Through 62292


Received And Filed

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

140667
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E41907-E41916


Received And Filed

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

140672
COMMUNICATION - A Committee of Petitioners, filed with the City Clerk’s Office, a Supplemental Petition entitled: Petition for Referendum on Committee Substitute for Ordinance 140208.


Received And Filed

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

140677
COMMUNICATION - Notice to Mayor and Council from the various election authorities certifying the election results from the August 5, 2014 primary election.


Received And Filed

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

140685
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and Council from the City Clerk certifying the election results of the August 5, 2014 Primary Election.


Received And Filed

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

140619
Estimating and appropriating $1,402,500.00 in the Capital Improvement Program; authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to enter into a STP-Surface Transportation Program Agreement with the Missouri Department of Transportation for the Independence Boulevard and Benton Boulevard Intersection Project; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

140636
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Expressing support for the Homelessness Task Force of Greater Kansas City’s vision to address, reduce and end homelessness in the Kansas City region by building a more unified system.


Adopted as Substituted

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

140642
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the 40th Anniversary of the Federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and its impact on Kansas City.


Adopted

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

140617
Repealing Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 130776, approving additional tax increment financing for the Bannister & I-435 Tax Increment Financing Plan and authorizing the Director of Finance to execute a financing agreement.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 1 - Ford

140654
RESOLUTION - Approving and endorsing Commerce Tower Group, LLC, in its application to the Missouri Department of Economic Development’s Brownfields Redevelopment Program, as authorized by, and in accordance with Sections 447.700 through 447.718 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, for state remediation tax credits for redevelopment of 911 Main St., Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

140661
RESOLUTION - Amending the Eastgate Land Use and Development Plan, on an approximately 1 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of 58th Street and Crystal Avenue, by changing the recommended land use from residential to residential with limited commercial operated accessory to the residence. (568-S-4)


Adopted

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

140662
RESOLUTION - Amending the Heart of the City Area Plan to change the land use recommendation on an approximately 0.26 acre tract of land generally located on the south side of 30th Street, between Prospect Avenue and Wabash Avenue, by changing the recommended land use from Residential Low Density (Urban) to Mixed Use Community. (685-S-3).


Adopted

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

140592
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-85, regarding the Office of Emergency Management, and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter and adopting an updated and revised Local Emergency Operations Plan (LEOP) for the City.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Circo (Second by Brooks) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the Charter requirement for reading of ordinances on three separate days be waived for the ordinances on today’s docket listed as “Committee Advances” 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

140596
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Hale County A & M Transport, LLC v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 12-00256-CV-W-HFS.


Passed

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

140632
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Kerrim Conley v. Board of Police Commissioners, et al., Case No. 1316-CV28396.


Passed

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

140633
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Christine Roark v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, et al., Case No. 1316-CV23730.


Passed

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

140655
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim entitled Mable Ramey-Moore v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, EEOC Charge No. 563-2013-01740.


Passed

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

140625
Approving the plat of Highlands of Northview – Fifth 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. (SD1334E)


Passed

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

140627
Approving the plat of Pembrooke Estates-Fifth 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. (SD0763F)


Passed

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

140650
Approving the plat of Executive Park Sixty-Second Plat, an addition in Jackson 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. (SD0084WW)


Passed

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

140652
Approving the plat of Savannah West, 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. (SD1478)


Passed

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

140615
(Sub.)
Appropriating $460,900.00 from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund for events and projects.


Passed as Substituted

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

140621
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with the Downtown Council to provide funds for engaging private investment in Downtown Kansas City in conjunction with the Missouri Building Entrepreneurial Capacity program; estimating $74,000.00 in revenue; reducing various appropriations and appropriating the sum of $100,000.00; authorizing expenditures of $100,000.00; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

140657
Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute two contract amendments to Contract Nos. EV0516 and EV0496 with J & R Investments, Inc., d/b/a Woodley Building Maintenance to provide janitorial cleaning services for an additional one (1) year period; and authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to amend the contracts and exercise the City’s renewal options for one (1) additional year.


Passed

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

140073
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to execute a $500,000.00 contract, financing agreement and loan documents with Faxon School Apartments, LLC to provide partial funding in support of the conversion of the former Faxon School located at 3710 Paseo Boulevard into 46 units of affordable senior housing; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed As Second Substitute

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

140656
(Sub.)
Estimating revenue and appropriating $400,000.00 in the HOME Investment Fund; authorizing a contract with Westside Housing Organization, Inc. to acquire, rehabilitate and sell houses in the Manheim Park Target Area through the HOME Investment Partnerships Program; 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

130198
(Sub.)
Rezoning an area of approximately 1 acre generally located at the southeast corner of 58th Street and Crystal Avenue from District R-7.5 to MPD.


Passed As Second Substitute

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

140641
Authorizing the execution and delivery of a Financing Agreement among the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri; City of Kansas City, Missouri; Platte County, Missouri; and the Industrial Development Authority of Platte County, Missouri.


Passed

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

140663
(Sub.)
Rezoning an area of approximately 0.26 acres generally located south of 30th Street between Prospect Avenue and Wabash Avenue from District R-1.5 to B3-2. (14483-P)


Passed as Substituted

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

140659
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Fire Chief to enter into separate agreements with Central Jackson County Fire Protection District, Fort Osage Fire Protection District and Village of Claycomo for the Fire Department to provide dispatching services to each of these jurisdictions; estimating revenue in the amount of $177,912.00 and appropriating it from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Circo (Second by Marcason) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the Charter requirement for reading of ordinances on three separate days be waived for the ordinance on today’s docket listed as “First Readings Advance to Final Reading” and that this ordinance 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

140689
Calling an election on November 4, 2014, for the purpose of submitting to the voters of Kansas City a question enacting a one-quarter percent sales tax for capital improvements and a question enacting a one-eighth percent sales tax for public transportation purposes; enacting the sales taxes contingent upon voter approval; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities on August 26, 2014; directing the City Clerk to provide notice to the Director of Revenue if the sales tax questions are passed by the voters; repealing Ordinance No. 140664; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date because it calls an election.


Councilmember Ford (Second by Sharp) Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Sharp
Ayes: 3 - Davis, Ford, Sharp
Nays: 10 - Wagner, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, James, Jr.


Failed



Councilmember Circo (Second by Marcason) Move to Advance

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


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Circo (Second by Taylor) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the Charter requirement for reading of ordinances on three separate days be waived for the ordinances on today’s docket listed as “Second Readings” and that they 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

140626
Approving the plat of Staley Hills – Sixth 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. (SD0964W)


Add to Consent Docket

140647
RESOLUTION - Amending the South Development Area Plan for an area of approximately 344 acres generally bounded by the Blue River Glade on the north, Hillcrest Road on the east, Hickman Mills Drive and Blue River Road on the west, and on the north and south sides of E. 87th Street, by changing the recommended land use from “residential” to “mixed-use.” (371-S-25)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

140648
Rezoning an area of approximately 344 acres generally bounded by the Blue River Glade on the north, Hillcrest Road on the east, Hickman Mills Drive and Blue River Road on the west, and on the north and south sides of E. 87th Street from Districts R-80, R-1.5, R-7.5, M1-5, and B3-2 to District UR, and approving a development plan for a mixed-use development for research, retail, restaurant, entertainment, recreation, community, cultural, educational, multi-family residential, office, and other compatible commercial uses. (14467-UR, known as Oxford on the Blue)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

140660
Estimating revenue in the amount of $12,000.00 in the CID/NID Revolving Loan Fund; appropriating $80,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of Fund 2560 CID/NID Revolving Loan Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Circo (Second by Brooks) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the Charter requirement for reading ordinances on three separate days be waived for the ordinances on today’s docket listed as “First Readings” 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

140668
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Shivam Diversified, Inc., v. City of Kansas City, Case No. 1316-CV02369.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

140686
Accepting and approving a one-year $90,397.00 grant from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide services for the Women, Infant and Children's supplemental food program (WIC).


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

140687
Accepting and approving a one-year $107,851.00 grant award agreement from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, to provide funding for a social marketing campaign that supports the Care and Prevention goals in the United States of reaching HIV positive African Americans lost to care and re-engaging them back into care services.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

140688
Accepting and approving a one year $425,000.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for the Building Blocks Home Visiting program that promotes a healthy and safe parenting and home environment.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

140692
RESOLUTION - Approving a memorandum of understanding to resolve issues between the City and Eagle Point/AB Apartments Leasing regarding the Bainbridge Apartments.  


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

140680
Rezoning a 9 acre tract of land generally located at the northeast corner of E. 79th Street and Holmes Road from Districts R-1.5 and R-0.5 to MPD, and approving a development plan to allow for continued use of existing structure and the reuse of the currently vacant building. (7613-MPD-6)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140681
Approving the plat of Abbott’s Acquisition, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1489A)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140684
Approving recommendations of the Arterial Street Impact Fee District G Committee; estimating revenue in the amount of $270,411.00 in the Arterial Street Impact Fee Fund and appropriating that amount from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Arterial Street Impact Fee Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140691
Approving the plat of Brighton Creek Apartments – 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. (SD1457)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140669
Authorizing a Water Purchase Agreement between the City of Belton, Missouri and the City of Kansas City, Missouri for a period of twenty (20) years.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140670
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to execute an Agreement for Services with Boulevard Brewing Company to establish a process to handle additional wastewater flows at the Westside Wastewater Treatment Plant from the planned expansion of the Boulevard Brewing Company.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140673
Authorizing a $538,000.00 contract with Tetra Tech, Inc. for the Northeast Industrial District Basin Sewer Separation Diversion Structure 006 project.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140674
Authorizing a design professional services contract with Taliaferro and Browne, Inc. for approximately $306,000.00 for the improvement of the Central Industrial District In-Line Gates at Santa Fe Pump Station.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140675
Authorizing a $3,369,000.00 construction contract with Havens Construction, Inc. for the Middle Blue River Neighborhood Sewer Rehabilitation Area 1 Project; and authorizing an $850,000.00 design professional services contract with CH2M Hill Engineers, Inc. for construction phase services for the Middle Blue River Neighborhood Sewer Rehabilitation Areas 1 and 2 Project.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140679
Authorizing the City Manager to execute an Amendment to Consent Decree with the United States of America to modify the schedule of control measure implementation.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140682
Authorizing an approximately $2,607,000.00 contract with Haines and Associates Construction Company, Inc. for the replacement of water mains in the area of Eastern to Lee’s Summit and 70th Street to Bannister.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140683
Authorizing an approximately $1,904,000.00 contract with Genesis Plumbing Enterprises, LLC for the replacement of water mains in the area of Stateline to Virginia and 99th Street to 112th Street.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Circo Move To Introduce

140693
Estimating revenue in the amount of $569,936.00 and appropriating $712,662.00 in the Fire Sales Tax Fund for the United States Department of Homeland Security Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee
 
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