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Last Published: 8/26/2009 3:23:06 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - MARK FUNKHOUSER
Present:10 - DEB HERMANN, BILL SKAGGS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, BETH GOTTSTEIN, CINDY CIRCO, TERRY RILEY, JOHN SHARP
Excused:2 - JAN MARCASON, CATHY JOLLY
 

090698
Amending Chapter 2, Administration, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 2-54 through 2-56, 2-59, 2-70 and 2-71 and enacting in lieu thereof new Sections 2-54, through 2-56, 2-59 and 2-70 of similar subject matter all relating to City volunteers.


Councilmember Ford Move To Hold On Docket

Seconded by Councilmember Sharp
Ayes: 5 - Ford, Curls, Circo, Riley, Sharp
Nays: 5 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Gottstein, Funkhouser


Councilmember Skaggs Move to Consider Override of Veto

Seconded by Councilmember Hermann
Ayes: 5 - Ford, Curls, Circo, Riley, Sharp
Nays: 5 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Gottstein, Funkhouser


Mayor Veto
 
 Councilman Ford moved,according to the Charter, to have the Mayor's vote strickened from the record. City attorney said remove the vote. the vote now stands 5 ayes 4 nays 1 abstained

090663
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Expressing the City’s Council’s support for abolishing the appointment based collection of bulky items and providing regularly scheduled collection services.


Councilmember Circo Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Sanders Brooks
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Adopted as Amended

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090648
Dedicating for public use a portion of City-owned property located at 2500 Campbell Street, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090659
Partially releasing various easements in Clay and Platte Counties, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record the documents.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090649
Accepting and approving one year $51,000.00 and $118,000.00 contracts with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for children with special health care needs; increasing revenue in the amount of $3,260.00; and increasing appropriations in the amount of $10,856.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090655
Adjusting appropriations in various Bartle Hall construction funds of the City, transferring $12,796,558.45 from the Bartle Series 1990 B-1 and Series 1991B funds to the Convention and Sports Complex Fund to pay debt service costs for FY 2009-10; and authorizing the Director of Finance to close the KCMAC Bartle Hall Refunding and Improvement Series 1990 B-1 Fund (No 3850) and the KCMAC Bartle Hall Leasehold Improvement Series 1991B Fund (No. 3860).


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090617
(Sub.)
Amending Ordinance No. 65671, Sections 1 and 3 which vacated a portion of Juniper Avenue north of N.W. Barry Road, Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri, which will correct the legal description, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (955-V)


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090640
Estimating revenue from assessments and appropriating funds for the 22nd Street Neighborhood Improvement District.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090661
Appropriating $200,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Inmate Security Fund (No. 2760) to the Municipal Court for security improvements at the Municipal Court; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090624
Authorizing a $1,630,850.00 Facility Repair and Maintenance Roofing Contract with Kirberg Company, Inc for roof replacement at the Paccar Building and authorizing the Director of General Services to expend $1,800,000.00 for said repairs.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: 090672 090689 090684 090685 (sub) 090696 090697 (sub) 090686 (sub) 090676 ADVANCE DEBATES: 090627 090606 (sub) 090691 ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090672
Establishing Fund No. 3331, the Special Obligation Bonds 2009E – Performing Arts Garage Fund; estimating $53,236,704.00 in revenue in that Fund and appropriating it; designating requisitioning authorities; and authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon completion.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090686
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2, Administration, Article VII, Officers and Employees, Division 2, Code of Ethics of the Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-1011.5 and enacting a new Section 2-1011.5, Definitions, which includes a term defining “confidential information” and enacting a new Section 2-1023, relating to confidential information.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Councilmember Sharp Move to Reconsider

Seconded by Councilmember Skaggs
Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Councilmember Sharp Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Johnson
Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Passed As Third Substitute and Amended

Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090689
Authorizing the Director of Finance to make mid-year adjustments to certain accounts including appropriating Unappropriated Fund Balance within the Capital Improvement Sales Tax Fund, in the amount of $300,000.00; estimating additional revenues; and increasing appropriations within the PILOTs (6830) Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090676
Condemning and taking temporary easements on private properties for the construction and maintenance of street improvements along 60th Street Terrace, east of Jackson Avenue, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations by the Capital Improvement Management Office; consenting to the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney, on behalf of the City; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance with the Recorder of Deeds in Jackson County, Missouri.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090684
Estimating revenue and appropriating the sum of $365,000.00 in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds to complete the remaining segment of the Indian Creek Greenway Trail to its merger with the Blue River Trail; designating the requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090685
(Sub.)
Reallocating current funding in the Capital Improvements Fund for the construction and maintenance of storm and sanitary sewers from the Public Works Department to the Water Services Department; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090696
Reducing appropriations in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $685,000.00 and appropriating it to accounts in the Capital Improvements Fund for projects in the Sixth Council District.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090697
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Public Work to execute a public infrastructure agreement with the Hunt Midwest Real Estate Development for the Line Creek Trail.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090627
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District GP-3/4 on a 38.5 acre tract of land generally located on both sides of N. Congress Avenue between Missouri Highway 152 and a point about 1,200 feet north of N.W. Barry Road. (12652-GP-22)


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090606
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a $1,242,600.00 contract with Foley Company for Contract No. 124, Project No. 82000062, Gardner Avenue Stormwater System Improvements - Phase I; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $1,366,860.00 for the project from previously appropriated funds; authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090691
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a $1,061,682.00 contract with URS Corporation for Contract No. 991, Project No. 81000537, Middle Blue River Basin Green Solutions Pilot Project; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $1,061,682.00 for the project from previously appropriated funds; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF THE ORDINANCE ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCE ON SECOND READING ON PAGE 7 TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 10 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090688
Approving the Petition and adding real property to the Martin City Community Improvement District.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090639
(Sub.)
Repealing Section 50-162, Code of Ordinances, entitled Funeral picketing, and directing the City Attorney to monitor litigation for the possibility of enacting new funeral picketing regulations.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted
 
 Councilmember Skaggs 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 PAGES 8-11 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 9 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090699
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-1020, Conflict of interest annual report, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090705
Accepting a $54,650.00 grant from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; authorizing contract amendments in the same amount with the same entity for the purpose of investigating discrimination complaints in employment; and increasing appropriation by $54,650.00 in the General Fund.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090717
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a contract through April 30, 2009 with St. Luke’s Plaza Hospital of Kansas City, Inc., to operate a health and fitness center at the City’s 11th and Oak garage; authorizing the Director of General Services to exercise the City’s one year renewal option for the contract without City Council approval from such amounts appropriated in the City’s annual budget; estimating revenue of $150,000.00 in the Parking Garage Fund; and appropriating it to the 11th and Oak Fitness Center account of the Parking Garage Fund.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090701
Authorizing acceptance and approval of a home weatherization grant from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources for the 2009 and 2010 Program Years in the amount of $1,199,887.00; estimating revenue and appropriating the sum of $1,199,887.00 to the Home Weatherization DNR account in the Special Housing Rehabilitation Loan Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Housing Committee

090702
Authorizing the Acting Director of Housing and Community Development to enter into contracts up to $1,952,720.00 with various organizations to provide planning, public facility and housing and economic development services from Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnership Program funding approved in the 2009 One Year Action Plan.


Referred to Housing Committee

090710
Estimating additional revenue and appropriating funds in the amount of $479,498.00 in the Community Development Block Grant Fund and $549,763.00 in the Home Investment Partnership Grant Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Housing Committee

090711
Appropriating $439,940.97 in the 18th & Vine Capital Projects accounts of the Housing and Urban Development Department Section 108 Loan Fund and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Housing Committee

090700
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary development plan in District C-3a1-p on approximately a 14.39 acre tract of land generally located on the north side of 112th Terrace approximately 310 feet west of Hickman Mills Drive. (7348 P 7)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090709
Approving the preliminary plat of Centerpoint - KCS Intermodal Center on about a 375.1 acre tract of land generally located on both side of Botts Road, south of Missouri Highway 150. (SD 1411)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090703
Authorizing a one-year $719,500.00 contract with SAVE, Inc., to provide additional housing assistance for low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS and declaring an emergency.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090707
(Sub.)
Estimating revenue in the General Fund in the amount of $55,990.00; appropriating that amount from the Unappropriated Fund Balance to the MCI Jackson County account; authorizing an increase in the contingency of a contract with The Konrath Group, LTD for Project No. 57000150 - Jackson County Detention Center in the amount of $55,990.00; authorizing the City Manager to expend funds for the project; and recognizing an emergency. 


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090712
Amending Chapter 1 and Chapter 44, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 1-10, Definitions and rules of construction, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter which defines Municipal Correctional Institution and by repealing Section 44-1, Powers of director of neighborhood and community services regarding prisoners, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter which allows the director of neighborhood and community to transport inmates to a correctional facility.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090704
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute an eight month contract extension with OfficeMax, for Contract No. EV0123A, to manage and provide duplicating services for the City in City Hall from funds previously appropriated; authorizing the Director to extend the contract for an additional twelve months without Council approval with such funds that Council appropriates in the 2010-11 annual budget.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090706
Amending Ordinance No. 090573 passed July 23, 2009; authorizing funding for assessment work on various streets by repealing Section 2 thereof and taking funding for the projects from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Revolving Public Improvement Fund.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090708
Authorizing the Director of Aviation to enter into a contract with Engineered Arresting Systems Corporation (ESCO) for the purchase of Engineered Materials Arresting System (EMAS), Project No. 62090340, authorizing the expenditure of previously appropriated funds not to exceed $8,500,000; and recognizing an emergency


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090713
RESOLUTION - Designating a recovery zone pursuant to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Tax Act of 2009 for the purpose of issuing Recovery Zone Economic Development Bonds and Recovery Zone Facility bonds.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090714
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a $1,663,417.00 contract with Radmacher Brothers Excavating Company, Inc. for the Troost at Brush Creek – Sanitary Sewer, Channel and Pedestrian Bridge Improvements; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $1,800,000.00 for the project; authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090715
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to execute a cooperative agreement with the Missouri Department of Transportation for use of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) grant funds on the Troost at Brush Creek Project; estimating revenue and appropriating $13,000,000.00 to the 2009 ARRA Stimulus Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090716
RESOLUTION - Supporting the City’s and the Mid-America Regional Council’s single application for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) call for submission of projects from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act’s (ARRA) for consideration of competitive grant funding through the TIGER program.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Gottstein Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090718
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission and approving the Thirteenth Amendment to the 22nd & Main Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Councilmember Gottstein Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Ford
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Gottstein Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090719
Approving and designating Project 18 of the Thirteenth Amendment to the 22nd & Main Tax Increment Financing Plan as a redevelopment project and adopting tax increment financing therein.


Councilmember Gottstein Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Hermann
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090720
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by 911 E. Walnut, LLC, Claim No. T0910-0015ZZ.


Councilmember Hermann Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Skaggs
Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
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