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Last Published: 5/19/2011 5:18:43 PM
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
 

110381
RESOLUTION - Declaring May 16-20, 2011, as Bike Week in Kansas City, Missouri.


Held off Docket

110385
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Tippin’s Gourmet Pies, LLC, on being awarded the prestigious Blue Ribbon for five of its pies at the 2011 American Pie Council Crisco National Pie Championships.


Adopted

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

110389
RESOLUTION - Honoring and acknowledging Futurallia being held for the first time in the USA and in Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

110393
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Jake Pierce, Caleb Leverette, Luna Green and Breann Dunlap on winning the top four awards in the Fifth District Congressional Art Competition.


Adopted

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

110409
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from the Kansas City Board of Election Commissioners regarding a Certification of Sufficiency for Notice of Intent to file a Referendum regarding Ordinance 110194 Committee Substitute as Amended.


Received And Filed

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

110374
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Approving the preparation and submission of an application to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, pursuant to its RE-Powering America’s Land: Siting Renewable Energy on Potentially Contaminated Land and Mine Sites Initiative, for evaluation by the United States Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) of the potential to develop sources of renewable energy or renewable energy technologies on potentially or formerly contaminated properties located at the former Municipal Farm properties in the Eastwood Hills Neighborhood.


Adopted as Substituted

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

110406
RESOLUTION - Appointing Troy Schulte as the City Manager of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, as recommended by the Mayor.


Adopted

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

110390
Approving an agreement with Google Fiber Missouri, LLC, to provide ultra high-speed Internet access at speeds up to one gigabit per second in the City, with service to governmental facilities designated by the City at no cost to the City in exchange for the issuance of permits at no fee for the development of the network in the City.


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


Councilmember Circo 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

110408
Authorizing the Mayor to execute an employment agreement with Troy Schulte to serve as City Manager.


Councilmember Circo Move To Consider
motion waive advances -13 ayes motion -13 ayes passed - 13 ayes
Seconded by Councilmember Marcason
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Councilmember Circo Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Johnson
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

110348
Approving and authorizing settlement of the lawsuit styled Kansas City Terminal Railway Co. v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1016-CV10756.


Passed

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

110363
Authorizing acceptance of a $551,448.00 grant from Missouri Gas Energy to provide weatherization services; estimating revenue in the amount of $551,448.00 to the Supportive Housing Rehabilitation Home Fund; and increasing an appropriation in the amount of $551,448.00 in the MGE Home Weatherization Grant account of the Supportive Housing Rehabilitation Loan Fund.


Passed

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

110354
Accepting and approving a grant to the City in the amount of $945,000.00 from the United States Department of Homeland Security Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program; estimating revenue in the amount of $945,000.00 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: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110356
Authorizing a three year $1,200,000.00 agreement with two (2) one year renewals with Woodley Building Maintenance for janitorial services for Contract No. 6210120337 at the Ambassador Building and Five Aviation Department Buildings at KCI; and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $148,384.00.


Passed

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

110357
Authorizing a 5-year lease with the United States Postal Service for the Kansas City – Jesse Donaldson Facility at 156 Paris Street at the Kansas City International Airport.


Passed

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

110362
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to execute Change Order No. 2 for $51,001.31 with Rodriguez Mechanical Contractors, Inc. and Amendment No. 2 with HDR Engineering, Inc. for $4,584.00 for Project No. 89003453, N.E. 68th and N. Belmont Sanitary Sewer Improvement, for additional work and time under the contract; authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to expend up to an additional $55,585.31 for the work from funds previously appropriated; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: There are no consent items this week. ADVANCE DEBATES: 1. 110358 5. 110375 2. 110368 4. 110364 (sub) 6. 110378 ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED 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

110358
Authorizing the Director of the Convention and Entertainment Facilities to enter into a two year agreement with Ticketmaster, LLC, beginning June 1, 2011, with the option to renew for three (3) additional one year periods, to provide ticketing services to clients of the Kansas City Convention and Entertainment Facilities.


Passed

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

110368
Authorizing a first amendment to a legal services agreement with Spradley & Riesmeyer adding $200,000.00; appropriating $200,000.00 to the KC Airports Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

110382
(Sub.)
Authorizing the City Manager to utilize $100,000.00 from the Youth Employment Fund to address summer employment opportunities for people ages 15 and older.

110364
(Sub.)
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the First Amendment to the Amended and Restated Three Trails District Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the First Amendment to the Amended and Restated Three Trails District Tax Increment Financing Plan and authorizing the Redevelopment Projects contained therein; setting forth findings; authorizing the Commission to issue obligations to finance Redevelopment Project Costs; approving the pledge of all tax increment allocation financing generated within Redevelopment Project Areas described by the First Amendment to the Amended and Restated Three Trails District Tax Increment Financing Plan and deposited into the Special Allocation Fund established in connection with each such Redevelopment Project; authorizing the negotiation of a financing agreement with certain terms; and authorizing the submission of an application for state supplemental tax increment financing; repealing Section 7 of Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 071297; and requiring certain conditions for the Redevelopment Agreement, including City Council acceptance prior to its execution.


Councilmember Sharp Move to Amend

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


Passed as Substituted and Amended

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

110375
Authorizing acceptance of a $1,823,888.00 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) through the Neighborhood Stabilization Program 3 (NSP 3) to assist the City in the acquisition and redevelopment of foreclosed and abandoned properties; authorizing execution of a contract in the amount of $1,686,500.00 with the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri (EDC) to provide administrative and special services to the City; estimating additional revenue in the amount of $1,823,888.00 in the Neighborhood Stabilization Grant Fund; and increasing appropriations in the amount of $1,823,888.00 to the NSP accounts.


Passed

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

110378
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute an agreement with Black & McDonald, not to exceed $4,640,076.00; estimating and appropriating revenue in the amount of $787,086.00; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $4.640,076.00 for the project and to execute change orders; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Circo Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF THE ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON SECOND READING ON PAGE 7 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING. including-110382
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110220
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new Section 2, Article IX, Division 10, New Money Purchase Pension Plan.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

110366
Approving and authorizing two settlements of claims for workers' compensation benefits filed by Bennie Crockran for injuries resulting from accidents on October 16, 2007, and September 10, 2008, while employed by the City.


Add to Consent Docket

110376
Reducing the Contingent Appropriation in the General Fund by $102,978.71; appropriating it to the HEDFC Property Maintenance account in the General Fund to cover the repayment of HEDFC Receiver’s Real Estate Owned (REO) assets that are non-compliant with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) national objectives and grant requirements.


Add to Consent Docket

110377
(Sub.)
Establishing the 2011B GO Bond Fund; estimating and appropriating $500,000.00 in the 2011B GO Bond Fund from the anticipated sale of general obligation bonds; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $500,000.00 for traffic signal upgrades to meet ADA requirements; designating requisitioning authority; and declaring the City’s intention to reimburse itself from bond proceeds for bond related expenditures.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted
 
 Councilmember Circo Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENT FOR READING OF ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS BE WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON FIRST READING ON PAGES 8-10 OF TODAY’S DOCKET 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

110404
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Development Agreement with __________ that authorizes the issuance of Chapter 100 bonds in connection with an economic development effort.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

110405
RESOLUTION - Expressing support for the business attraction efforts related to Project Neighborhood; and expressing the Council’s support for a waiver to the City’s Chapter 100 Policy component suggesting a minimum bond issuance of $10 million.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

110407
Approving and authorizing settlement of Claim No. T1011-1388 associated with the death of Frank M. Nigro, Jr.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

110383
Releasing and partially releasing various easements in Jackson County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record the documents.


Referred to Plans, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110391
Vacating the north/south and east/west alleys south of Admiral Boulevard west of Virginia Avenue, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1623-V)


Referred to Plans, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110394
RESOLUTION - Directing the Tax Increment Financing Commission to reconsider the Ninth Amendment to the River Market Tax Increment Financing Plan and incorporate certain desired provisions.


Referred to Plans, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110395
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Ninth Amendment to the River Market Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Ninth Amendment to the River Market Tax Increment Financing Plan; setting forth findings relating to the Plan; authorizing the Commission to issue obligations to finance Redevelopment Project Costs; and approving the pledge of all necessary funds generated from Redevelopment Projects and deposited into the River Market account.


Referred to Plans, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110400
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 1 of the First Amendment to the Amended and Restated Three Trails District Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred to Plans, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110401
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 2 of the First Amendment to the Amended and Restated Three Trails District Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred to Plans, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110402
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 3 of the First Amendment to the Amended and Restated Three Trails District Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred to Plans, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110403
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 4 of the First Amendment to the Amended and Restated Three Trails District Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred to Plans, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110384
Estimating revenue in the amount of $2,559,867.81 in the ARRA Stimulus Fund; and authorizing appropriation $2,559,867.81 from Unappropriated Fund Balance of the ARRA Fund to the Troost Avenue Bridge over Brush Creek & Transportation Enhancement & the Traffic Signal Operations projects; authorizing the Director of the Capital Projects Department to expend $2,559,867.81; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110396
Authorizing a $1,198,968.55 contract with Gunter Construction Company for Project No. 62100360 – Rehab Lou Holland/Richards Road; authorizing the Director of Aviation to amend and increase this contract by up to $119,897.00; and authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend $1,318,865.55 for the contract;


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110397
Authorizing a $4,603,250.00 contract with Fleshman Construction, Inc., for Project No. 62070318 – Field Maintenance Facility Renovation; authorizing the Director of Aviation to amend and increase this contract by up to $460,325.00; and authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend $5,063,575.00 for the contract.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110398
Authorizing a $572,000.00 Amendment No. 11 to an agreement with Wellner Architects, Inc. for Contract No. 62990D49 for Project No. 62070318 – Field Maintenance Facility Renovations and Project No. 62100353 – Obstructions Removal; and authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend $629,200.00 for the contract.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110399
Reducing an appropriation in the KCMAC 11th and Oak Garage Fund in the amount of $70,778.40; appropriating $70,778.40 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the KCMAC 11th and Oak Garage Fund to Project No. 890A0178, 11th and Oak Garage Improvements; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS
 
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