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Last Published: 6/5/2014 5:08:23 PM
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.
 

140455
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Ralph L. King on being presented with the Fred L. Turner Golden Arch Award.


Adopted

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

140440
RESOLUTION - Declaring June 7, 2014, as “Poverty Free Day” in Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

140450
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Derrick Parker from Lincoln College Prep on being named as a Coca-Cola Scholar, Gates Millennium Scholar and on being chosen to participate in the Bank of America Student Leaders Program.


Adopted

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

140439
COMMUNICATION - 2014-Accepting various deeds in Jackson County, Missouri and requesting that the City Clerk record the acceptance letter.


Received And Filed

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

140445
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and Council, from the Downtown Council, petitions to establish the River Market Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

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

140456
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council from the City Manager regarding the Requests for Expenditure of Funds. Staff has accepted no funding request for the month of May, 2014.


Received And Filed

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

140412
Amending Chapter 30, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 30-73, Permits, and enacting in lieu thereof a new Section 30-73 of like title and subject matter to add food sharing permits to the Kansas City, Missouri Food Code for the purpose of protecting all recipients of food items; amending Section 30-701(b) by adding a new Section 30-701(b)(45) to require compliance with all laws; directing the City Manager to coordinate training and educational workshops with the Homeless Services Coalition of Greater Kansas City and to facilitate connections between Food Sharing permittees and neighborhood associations; and establishing an effective date.


Held on Docket (6/12/2014)

140415
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to investigate the implementation of a new methodology of paying for the KCFD Ambulance Service Membership Plan.


Passed

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

140429
Approving the plat of Benson Place Fieldstone – Fifth Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD0934T)


Passed

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

140347
Estimating revenue in the amount of $12,300.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount to the Duke Gibson Drive account; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

140403
Authorizing execution of a relinquishment agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission whereby the Commission transfers to the City of Kansas City a portion of relocated Tullison Road lying south of Route 9 on the easterly and westerly sides of the south roundabout of NW Briarcliff Parkway extending easterly to the entrance of Waterwell Athletic Complex and westerly to the Kansas City/Riverside city limits.


Passed

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

140404
Authorizing execution of a relinquishment agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission whereby the Commission transfers to the City of Kansas City a portion of Delaware Street between 6th Street and 7th Street lying south of I-70 in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.


Passed

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

140410
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute License Agreements with BNSF Railway Company, Norfolk Southern Railway Company, and the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission for improvements to Arlington Avenue where it intersects railroad tracks; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

140423
Authorizing execution of an assignment and assumption of utility franchise agreement with Southern Union Company (“Southern Union”) and Laclede Gas Company (“Laclede”) whereby the City recognizes and consents to the purchase, sale and/or assignment of certain Southern Union assets to Laclede, including the franchise agreement between the City and Southern Union authorized by Ordinance No. 100833.


Passed

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

140431
Declaring it necessary to change and re-establish the grades and relocate portions of Lee’s Summit Road, as well as to open, establish and dedicate Street Right of Way for Lee’s Summit Road, in the area along and to the West of the shared municipal boundary of Lee’s Summit and Kansas City from Gregory Boulevard to the said city limit, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to cause a notice to be published as provided for herein.


Passed

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

140427
Approving contracts with various agencies in the amount of $385,900.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund.


Passed

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

140428
Approving contracts with various agencies in the amount of $75,000.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund.


Passed

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

140418
Authorizing the acceptance and approval of a one-year $300,000.00 grant award agreement with the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City for the Aim4Peace program.


Passed

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

140425
Accepting and approving two one-year contract amendments in the amounts of $56,000.00 and $113,000.00 with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for children with special health care needs.


Passed

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

140413
Rezoning a 7 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of Missouri Route 152 and N. Green Hills Road, from Districts AG-R and R-2.5 to District B3-3. (14466-P)


Passed

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

140430
(Sub.)
Approving the Second Amendment to the General Development Plan for the Washington 23 Area by clarifying the land use provisions and revising the tax abatement provisions.


Passed as Substituted

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

140434
Rezoning an area of approximately 19.5 acres generally located south of the KC Terminal Railway, west of Harrison Street, north of E. 22nd Street and east of Holmes Street from Districts R-0.5, B4-5 and M1-5 to District UR, and approving a development plan which also serves as a preliminary plat for hospital, office, retail, hotel and residential uses. (14457-UR)


Passed

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

140416
Authorizing acceptance of a $998,616.33 FEMA award through a Missouri State Emergency Management Agency Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) Grant to provide funding to construct a Tornado Safe Room/Gym Addition for the Garrison Community Center; estimating revenue in the amount of $998,616.33 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount to the Garrison Community Center PDM account; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

140426
Authorizing a contract with Olsson Associates for approximately $350,000.00 for the Streetcar Phase 1-Resident Engineer project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

140432
Authorizing condemnation and taking of private property in fee simple for public use as Right of Way along North Jackson Avenue, from Northeast Vivion Road to the Gladstone City limits, for street and storm sewer improvements project “N. Jackson Avenue Street & Storm Sewer Improvements”, Project No. 89008251, all in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations and purchase by the Department of Public Works; authorizing the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney on behalf of the City; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Clay County, Missouri.


Passed

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

140436
Repealing and reenacting various provisions of Chapter 70, Code of Ordinances, related to the stopping, standing and parking of vehicles and adding streetcar references.


Held on Docket (6/12/2014)
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Wagner) 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: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

140339
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances of Kansas City, Missouri, by repealing Section 2-53 and enacting a new Section 2-53 pertaining to campaign contribution limitations.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

140424
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, Article XIV, Budgetary and Financial Policies, Division 1, Financial Planning Policies by enacting one new section, Section 2-1955, Structurally Balanced Budget Policy.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

140435
Rezoning a 4.9 acre tract of land, generally located on the east side of Linwood Boulevard south of E. 31st Street from District B 3-2 to District M 1-2. (14461-P)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

140433
Amending Chapter 50, Code of Ordinances, dealing with Offenses and Miscellaneous Provisions, by repealing Sections 50-157, 50-158, 50-161, and 50-164, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections adding references to streetcars or streetcar stops.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

140389
(Sub.)
Appropriating $16,000.00 from the Public Transportation Fund to the Parking and Transportation Commission; and designating requisitioning authority.


Add to Consent Docket
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Reed) 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: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

140442
Establishing Fund No. 8074, the 2014A Water Revenue Bond Fund; estimating revenue in the amount of $56,692,978.00 in such Fund; appropriating the same from the sale of Water Revenue Bonds, Series 2014A; designating requisitioning authorities; and authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon project completion.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140443
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new Article XVI entitled “Open Data Policy,” consisting of Sections 2-2130 through 2-2135.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140448
Enacting a new Section 2-72, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Filing for office” to establish the opening of filing to run for mayor or member of the city council as seventeen weeks prior to the primary election.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140451
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Gary and Patricia Gerlt, Claim No. T1314-1090.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140452
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute an amendment to the lease agreement with Gerdau Ameristeel for City property.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140441
Approving the First Amended and Restated Troost Rockhill PIEA General Development Plan on about 20 acres generally bounded by E. 65th Street on the north, E. 68th Street on the south, parts of Rockhill Road on the west and Troost Avenue on the east, and declaring that area a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Planned Industrial Expansion Authority (PIEA) Law 100.300-100.620. (683-S-1)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140444
Approving the Petition to establish the 27th & Troost Community Improvement District; establishing the 27th & Troost Community Improvement District generally located between Troost Avenue on the west, Forest Avenue on the east, 26th Street on the north and 27th Street on the south in Kansas City, Jackson County Missouri; determining that improvements will remediate blight and serve a public purpose; requiring that the District take certain actions; and directing the City clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140454
RESOLUTION - Amending the Country Club Area Plan by changing the recommended land use on about 4.1 acres in an area generally located at the northwest corner of E. 68th Street and Troost Avenue by changing the recommended land use from office to mixed use neighborhood. (260-S-9).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140446
Authorizing the Fire Chief to enter into agreements with the jurisdictions listed below to provide fire department emergency services.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

140393
Amending Chapter 76, Article II of the Code of Ordinances entitled Taxicab Code, by enacting new Sections 76-117 and 76-118 requiring taxicab identification cards at KCI and establishing the qualification for such cards.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140422
Authorizing a $2.5 Million Third Amendment to the Gardner Construction Company, Inc. contract for Aviation Tenant Finishes, Project 62TENIMP; and authorizing individual future projects.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140437
Authorizing an amendment to a contract with Taliaferro and Browne for approximately $272,000.00 for the 22nd and 23rd Street project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140438
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the role of the National Airline History Museum in maintaining the history of aviation in Kansas City and accepting two positions on the board of directors of Save a Connie, Inc.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140447
Amending Chapter 64, Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new Section 64-134, entitled “Private QA/QC Manager,” requiring the designation of a quality assurance/quality control manager by applicants for excavation permits; and establishing an effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140449
Authorizing a $512,300.00 Second Amendment to the Aviation professional services contract with LeighFisher, Inc.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
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