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Last Published: 5/24/2013 9:07:28 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - CINDY CIRCO
Present:9 - DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Excused:3 - SCOTT WAGNER, MICHAEL BROOKS, SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
 

130422
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the Local Investment Commission (LINC) Deputy Director Candace Cheatem as a national public service award recipient by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for her leadership at LINC working closely with schools and child care providers on seat belt safety.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

130416
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 61762 Through 61772


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

130419
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E41598-E41603


Received And Filed

Ayes: 10 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp
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: 10 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

130249
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Division 2, Code of Ethics of Article VII, Officers and Employees, and enacting a new Article XV, Code of Ethics, of Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances to implement a comprehensive code of ethics, and amending section 2-48, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Mayor pro tempore” to establish the duties of the Mayor pro tem, including those relating to the Code of Ethics.


Councilmember Marcason Move To Re-refer

Seconded by Councilmember Sharp
Ayes: 10 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0


Re-Referred Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130250
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Adopting a City Council Handbook for the administrative operation of the City Council office.


Councilmember Marcason Move To Re-refer

Seconded by Councilmember Sharp
Ayes: 10 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0


Re-Referred Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130251
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Repealing the Standing Rules of the City Council and enacting new Standing Rules of the City Council.


Councilmember Marcason Move To Re-refer

Seconded by Councilmember Sharp
Ayes: 10 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0


Re-Referred Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130360
Accepting and approving a grant to the City in the amount of $569,936.00 from the United States Department of Homeland Security Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program; estimating revenue in the amount of $569,936.00 in the Fire Sales Tax Fund; appropriating it to the USFA AFG Grant account in the Fire Sales Tax Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

130384
Authorizing a $7,550,000.00 contract with J.M. Fahey Construction Company for renewal 1 for the Asphalt and Concrete Restoration project.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Johnson 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: 10 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

130361
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 26, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 26-307, the Fire Code provision regarding Open Burning, and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter with a new provision related to Freestanding Cooking Devices.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

130386
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to extend the term of a contract with American Traffic Solutions, LLC (“ATS”); and authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a contract with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission; and declaring an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

130418
Authorizing the Director of General Services Department to enter into a Management Agreement with the American Jazz Museum, in the amount of $542,363.00, from the American Jazz Museum account, for management and operations of the 18th and Vine Project.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130424
Authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to enter into a contract with Berkebile, Nelson, Immenschuh, McDowell, Inc., for the Phase II – Streetcar/Light Rail Expansion Analysis project; authorizing expenditures of approximately $1,890,000.00; approving project management costs; directing the Public Improvements Advisory Committee to move citywide funding for the Phase II – Streetcar/Light Rail Expansion Analysis; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to PZE and Transportation Joint Comittee

130407
Accepting and approving the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the Eighth Amendment to the Parvin Road Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130415
Approving the plat of Benson Place Fieldstone – 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; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD0934S)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130420
Reducing the Contingent Appropriation of the General Fund by $190,354.83; appropriating $190,354.83 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130423
Approving the preliminary plat of Hospital Hill Center on an approximately 2 acre tract of land in District R-0.5 (Residential Dash 0.5) generally located at the southwest corner of E. 23rd Street and Holmes Road creating three commercial lots. (SD 0172B)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130425
Approving the plat of Hospital Hill Center, an addition in Jackson 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. (SD0172C)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
 Councilmember Marcason Move To Introduce

130426
Appropriating $267,238.00 from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund and approving contracts with various agencies in the total amount of $267,238.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee
 
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