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Last Published: 4/9/2013 9:04:30 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:11 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Excused:1 - MICHAEL BROOKS
 

130268
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATION E41574


Received And Filed

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

130270
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from King Hershey regarding the submission of a slate of successor directors for appointment consideration on behalf of the Shoal Creek Valley Community Improvement District.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130070
RESOLUTION - Amending the Gashland-Nashua Area Plan on an approximately 1.5 acre tract of land, generally located at the southeast corner of N. Oak Trafficway and N.E. L.P. Cookingham Drive, by changing the recommended land use from residential-low density to mixed use neighborhood. (691-S-1).


Adopted

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

130267
RESOLUTION - Appointing successor directors to the Ward Parkway Center Community Improvement District.


Adopted

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

130216
Establishing Fund No. 8073, the 2013A Water Revenue Bond Fund; estimating revenues in the amount of $58,705,094.00 in Fund 8073, the 2013A Water Revenue Bond Fund and appropriating the same from the sale of Water Revenue Bonds, Series 2013A; designating requisitioning authorities; and authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon project completion.


Passed

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

130230
(Sub.)
Directing the City Manager to amend the City’s employment application to eliminate the field requiring disclosure of past criminal records.


Councilmember Reed Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Wagner
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 1 - Taylor


Councilmember Ford Further Amended

Seconded by Councilmember Reed
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 1 - Taylor


Passed As a Com Sub As Amended and Further Amended

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 1 - Taylor

130140
Approving an amendment for approximately $560,000.00 for the Elevated Steel Water Tanks Rehabilitation and Painting Phase II project with Thomas Industrial Coatings; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

130211
(Sub.)
Authorizing a contract with Blue Nile Contractors for approximately $3,722,000.00 for the Brookside Watershed Area Storm and Sanitary Sewer Improvements Phase 3B project; and authorizing the expenditure of approximately $4,100,000.00.


Councilmember Johnson Move To Hold On Docket

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


Held on Docket (4/11/2013)

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

130217
(Sub.)
Authorizing a contract with Blue Nile Contractors for approximately $2,000,000.00 for the Small Main Replacement project; and authorizing the expenditure of approximately $2,200,000.00.


Councilmember Johnson Move To Hold On Docket

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


Held on Docket (4/11/2013)

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason 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 “Scheduled 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, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130242
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a workers' compensation benefit filed by Tracy A. Clark for injuries resulting from an accident on April 20, 2009, while employed by the City.


Passed

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

130237
Approving the plat of Oak Barry Center – Fourth 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. (SD0330D)


Passed

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

130248
(Sub.)
Estimating revenue and adjusting appropriations in various funds; identifying accounts to roll forward to FY14; authorizing potential use of the General Fund's emergency reserve; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130071
(Sub.)
Rezoning an area of about 1.3 acres generally located at the southeast corner of N. Oak Trafficway and N.E. L.P. Cookingham Drive, from Districts B3-2 and R-7.5 to District B1-1. (10577-P-2)


Passed as Substituted

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

130079
(Sub.)
Rezoning 1.12 acres generally located on the east side of Holmes Road between E. 83rd Street and E. 85th Street (8411 Holmes Road), from Districts B 3-2 and R-6 to District B 1-1. (14334-P)


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130239
Approving the Third Amendment to the Union Hill Tax Increment Financing Plan for purposes of terminating the designation of Redevelopment Project Area W and distributing surplus funds to the taxing jurisdictions; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Circo 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: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130252
(Sub.)
Enacting a new Section 2-1993, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Requests for expenditure of funds” to establish a procedure for a request that the City Manager or any department expend funds for a specific purpose.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

130246
RESOLUTION - Calling on the President and Congress of the United States to recognize the national budget’s impact on our local communities, to protect the safety network, to fund domestic priorities such as job creation and to create a fairer tax system to pay for it; and directing the City Clerk to send this Resolution to our Congressional Representatives.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

130238
Approving the Seventh Amendment to the Civic Mall Tax Increment Financing Plan for purposes of terminating the designation of Redevelopment Project Area 96A and distributing surplus funds to the taxing jurisdictions; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

130240
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 2-233 relating to the maximum hiring age of firefighters and 2-972 relating to the Residency Requirements for Employees and enacting in lieu thereof two new sections of like number and subject matter.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

130122
Authorizing a $200,000.00 First Amendment to the Custom Lighting Services, LLC, Contract for Electrical Services for Airports and Substations for the Kansas City Aviation Department.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

130234
RESOLUTION - Adopting the New Terminal Advance Planning study as an amendment to the 2008 KCI Master Plan and directing the City Manager to implement the recommendations of the study.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

130241
Authorizing a three year lease with JJ Kane Auctioneers at the Kansas City International Airport.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Circo 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: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130253
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a workers' compensation benefit filed by Brian K. Williams for injuries resulting from an accident on January 28, 2012, while employed by the City.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130256
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Barbara Porter, Claim No. T1112-0030.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130261
Approving contracts with various agencies in the total amount of $782,900.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130262
Appropriating $52,130.00 from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund and approving contracts with various agencies in the total amount of $885,100.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130266
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 authorizes our job classification and pay system for the next fiscal year; provides for maintenance of the system by creating two new classifications, eliminating three classifications, retitling one classification, changing the pay grades for twenty classifications, abbreviating the pay grades for fifteen classifications, adjusting the M-Class hourly pay range maximums to match those of the L-Class hourly pay range maximums covered by Local 500 and establishing pay steps for classifications covered by AFSCME Local 500 in accordance with their CBA; and establishing an effective date.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130271
Authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a contract with BKD, LLP, to perform the annual independent audit of the City’s books and records for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2013, and to perform other audit services as requested; and further authorizing the Director of Finance to pay up to $617,400.00 in consideration for said audit and audit related services.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130255
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.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

130257
Accepting and approving a one-year grant award in the amount of $1,581,153.00 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, to provide funding for Ryan White Part A and Minority AIDS Initiative services


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

130258
Appropriating $295,827.00 in the General Fund to be used for administrative expenses, special project costs and HUD repayment; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130259
Approving the plat of Sam’s Club at Tiffany Springs Market Center, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1316C)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130260
Approving the plat of Staley Meadows Fourth 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; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute and/or accept certain agreements and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1083E)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130244
Authorizing a contract for approximately $383,000.00 with Geotechnology, Inc. for geotechnical engineering services for the Blue River Road project; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130254
Declaring certain real property surplus to the City’s needs; and authorizing the Director of Public Works Department to offer for sale the property located at 11109 Hickman Mills Drive, Jackson County, Missouri.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130264
Authorizing an agreement with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority to provide regular transit services and Share-A-Fare transportation for elderly and disabled residents of Kansas City; and authorizing the expenditure of approximately $46,500,000.00.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130265
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a ten (10) year contract with Missouri Organic Recycling, Inc. for the management of the leaves and brush drop-off sites and authorizing the Director of Public Works to exercise up to five (5) one-year renewals of the contract, for a possible total of 15 years.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

130269
Authorizing acceptance of a grant from Safe Kids Metro KC; estimating revenue in the amount of $26,100.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount to the Pedestrian Safety Improvements account; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130272
Authorizing execution of multi-year master solar services agreement with Kansas City Power and Light Company, for installation of solar energy generation systems on various City buildings and facilities and authorizing the Director of General Services to expend up to $119,600.00 annually for the solar services agreement; estimating revenues and appropriations in the amount of $119,600.00 to the KCPL account in the General Services Fund; and authorizing the Director of General Services to take further action.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Ford Move To Introduce
Request that the clerk receive, docket and read an ordinance prepared too late to be on today’s docket.

130273
Repealing Section 3-321 in its entirety, and reenacting a new Section 3-321, Debarment, all for the purpose of consolidating and strengthening the procedures applicable to the debarment of contractors and subcontractors.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Ford Move To Introduce
Request that the clerk receive, docket and read an ordinance prepared too late to be on today’s docket.

130274
Reaffirming the City Council’s commitment to implementing the Advance KC strategic plan; conditioning the consideration and approval of economic development projects on their compliance with processes to be established by the EDC; and calling upon each economic development entity to express its commitment to following such processes.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
 Councilmember Reed Move To Introduce
Request that the clerk receive, docket and read an ordinance prepared too late to be on today’s docket.

130275
Amended Chapter 38, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 38-83.1 through 38-83.14 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Wagner Move To Introduce
Request that the clerk receive, docket and read an ordinance prepared too late to be on today’s docket.

130276
Amending Chapter 70, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Traffic and Vehicles”, by repealing Sections 70-855 – 70-857, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which enact primary seatbelt ordinances.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee
 
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