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Last Published: 10/18/2013 11:09:38 AM
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.
 

130799
RESOLUTION - Declaring October 15 of each year to be National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day.


Adopted

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

130811
RESOLUTION - In Honor of the Guinness World Record for Loudest Stadium in the World Set by Chiefs fans at Arrowhead Stadium


Adopted

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

130813
RESOLUTION - Honoring the 36th year Anniversary of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City.


Adopted

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

130800
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATION E41725


Received And Filed

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

130801
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Main Street Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their proposed budget for the Fiscal Years ending 2012, 2013 and 2014.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130802
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Antioch Center Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Report for the Fiscal Year ending 2013.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130803
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the 210 Highway Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Budget for the Fiscal Year ending 2014.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130804
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the River Market Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Budget for the Fiscal Year ending 2014.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130805
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the River Market Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Report for the Fiscal Year ending 2013.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130809
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E41726-E41728


Received And Filed

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

130810
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATION E41729


Received And Filed

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

130772
Amending Chapter 48, Nuisance, and Chapter 56, Property Maintenance, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 48-83 and 56-547 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter modifying the provisions for the waiver of special tax bills.


Passed

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

130774
Releasing the Receiver and his attorneys, employees and representatives from any and all claims arising out of the receivership in City of Kansas City, Missouri v. Housing and Economic Development Financial Corporation (Case No. 05-00368-CV-W-GAF) and authorizing the City Attorney to execute such a release.


Passed

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

130764
(Sub.)
Authorizing the City of Kansas City, Missouri to join the Missouri Clean Energy District; stating the terms under which the City will conduct activities within the City as a member of the Missouri Clean Energy District; requesting appointment to the District’s Advisory Board; disclaiming any need for appropriation; and directing the City Clerk to send a certified copy of this Ordinance to the Board of Directors of the District.


Passed

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

130793
Authorizing the City Manager to execute the third amendment of a contract with the Neighborhood Housing Services of Kansas City to extend the term and increase the total amount of the contract up to $3,246,417.00, all to further the EnergyWorks KC program.


Passed

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

130794
Authorizing the City Manager to execute the third amendment of a contract with the Neighborhood Housing Services of Kansas City to extend the term and increase the total amount of the contract up to $1,030,500.00, all to further the EnergyWorks KC program.


Passed

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

130773
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute agreements with Kansas City Power and Light for sustainability upgrades at 4900 Swope Parkway; accepting a grant from Kansas City Power and Light for further implementation of the Enterprise Sustainability Platform into City operations; estimating revenue and appropriating the sum of $86,850.00; and directing the Director of General Services to evaluate options for signage and placement of signage at the electric vehicle charging station.


Passed As Second Substitute

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

130787
Approving various Traffic Regulations in compliance with Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances.


Passed

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

130790
Authorizing a second amendment to an agreement with HDR Engineering, Inc., for approximately $23,300.00 for the James Street Bridge over Railroad Yard rehabilitation project; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

130791
Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute a term and supply contract with Clymore Trucking Company for truck hauling services; and authorizing four one-year renewal options.


Passed

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

130795
Authorizing a change order to a contract with Superior Bowen Asphalt Company for approximately $309,000.00 for the resurfacing of Designated Streets from Missouri River North to City Limits 13-1 project; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Johnson (Second by Reed) 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

130792
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 54, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 54-212, Records required, 54-213, Restrictions on transactions, and 54-215, Records maintained, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which mandate all secondary metal recyclers install and maintain a retrievable third party electronic database, allows secondary metal recyclers the ability to make unlimited transactions with licensed businesses when purchasing HVAC components.


Councilmember Sharp (Second by Taylor) Move to Amend

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


Passed as Substituted and Amended

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

130797
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 54 Article V, Secondary Metal Recyclers, by enacting two new sections pertaining to mandatory holding periods, revising the definitions and renumbering of ordinances.


Passed as Substituted

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

130769
(Sub.)
Approving the assignment of certain development rights with respect to a portion of the Beacon Hill Development Plan, by and among Beacon Hill Redevelopment Corporation, Hospital Hill Economic Development Corporation, and 27th & Troost Redevelopment Corporation; releasing Beacon Hill Redevelopment Corporation as it relates to certain development rights; and authorizing execution of an Assignment and Assumption Agreement among Beacon Hill Redevelopment Corporation, Hospital Hill Economic Development Corporation, 27th & Troost Redevelopment Corporation and the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted
 
 Councilmember Johnson (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

130807
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Eagle Point Management, Claim No. T1314-0209.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130808
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Thomas Walker v. City of Kansas City, Missouri and Copaken Brooks, Case No. 1116-CV32934.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130819
Amending Article VIII of the Administrative Code of Kansas City, Missouri, relating to the suspension, dismissal or demotion of city employees, by repealing Sections 2-1112, 2-1113, and 2-1114, and enacting in lieu thereof sections of like number and subject matter that require departments to forward recommendations for suspension, demotion and/or dismissal to the Director of Human Resources for review and approval, and to meet with the City Manager and Director of Human Resources when a department director does not agree with the determination of the Director of Human Resources.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130806
Accepting and approving a one-year $94,068.00 grant from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide services for the Women, Infant and Children's supplemental food program (WIC).


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

130812
Accepting a one year $425,000.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for the Building Blocks Home Visiting program that promotes a healthy and safe parenting and home environment.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

130814
Amending Section 88-580 Historic Designations adding a new Section 88-810-045, Administrative Official, to clarify the procedure for historic designations. (254-S-286)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130815
Amending Ordinance No. 130215 by repealing Section 7 to revise the tracts being authorized for condemnation; authorizing condemnation, and the taking of private property interests as noted for public use for street improvement Project No. 89005536 (Blue Parkway and Eastwood Trafficway), all in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130816
Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to enter into a one (1) year contract with Deffenbaugh Industries, Inc.; and authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to exercise the City’s four (4) one-year renewals options.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130817
Authorizing an agreement with CAF USA, Inc. for approximately $17,980,000.00 to furnish the City with four (4) CAF Urbos 3 Low Floor Streetcar vehicles for the Kansas City Downtown Streetcar project; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130818
Amending the 2013 One-Year Action Plan and authorizing submission of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; reducing appropriations in the amount of $2,000,000.00 in the 2011B GO Bond Fund; reducing appropriations in the amount of $1,418,760.71 in the 2013A Water Revenue Bond Fund; estimating revenue in the amount of $775,000.00 in the Community Development Block Grant Fund; reducing appropriations in the amount of $2,565,153.43 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating $6,758,914.14 to the Troost Avenue Reconstruction account; authorizing a contract with J.M. Fahey Construction Company for approximately $6,150,000.00 for the Beacon Hill Troost Avenue Reconstruction project; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
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