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Last Published: 5/30/2014 10:54:50 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:10 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Excused:2 - RUSS JOHNSON, MICHAEL BROOKS
 

140420
RESOLUTION - Honoring Maxine C. McMullen on the occasion of her retirement.


Adopted

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

140421
RESOLUTION - Recognizing Marcos Da Silva - Mestre Barrão of Grupo Axe Capoeira Kansas City.


Adopted

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

140419
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 62193 Through 62215


Received And Filed

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

140352
(Sub.)
Rezoning a 5.4 acre tract of land generally located south of E. 69th Street, west of Richmond Avenue from District R-7.5 to District R-80, subject to a condition that only residential uses will be allowed. (14454-P)


Passed as Substituted

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

140375
Adopting a scoring system for the purpose of ranking economic development projects and determining the level of incentives to be offered.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Ford) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140414
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to execute a contract with Neighborhood Housing Services of Kansas City, Inc. in the amount of $300,000.00 for the purpose of administering a second mortgage loan down payment assistance program from funds appropriated in the HOME Investment Fund and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

140417
Approving and authorizing the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners to accept from the Kansas City Urban Public Library District three parcels of land adjacent to West Pennway Park for Parks and Recreation purposes.


Passed

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

140407
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a Break In Limited Access Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission and the Tremont Square Transportation Development District for a public improvement required as part of the Route 45/I-29 Outer Road relocation project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Davis, Wagner, James, Jr., Sharp, Taylor, Circo, Marcason, Glover, Reed, Curls, Ford
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Circo (Second by Ford) 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 final reading.
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140412
Amending Chapter 30, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 30-73, Permits, and enacting in lieu thereof a new Section 30-73 of like title and subject matter to add food sharing permits to the Kansas City, Missouri Food Code for the purpose of protecting all recipients of food items; amending Section 30-701(b) by adding a new Section 30-701(b)(45) to require compliance with all laws; directing the City Manager to coordinate training and educational workshops with the Homeless Services Coalition of Greater Kansas City and to facilitate connections between Food Sharing permittees and neighborhood associations; and establishing an effective date.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

140415
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to investigate the implementation of a new methodology of paying for the KCFD Ambulance Service Membership Plan.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Circo (Second by Ford) 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

140424
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, Article XIV, Budgetary and Financial Policies, Division 1, Financial Planning Policies by enacting one new section, Section 2-1955, Structurally Balanced Budget Policy; and establishing an effective date.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140427
Approving contracts with various agencies in the amount of $385,900.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140428
Approving contracts with various agencies in the amount of $75,000.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140425
Accepting and approving two one-year contract amendments in the amounts of $56,000.00 and $113,000.00 with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for children with special health care needs.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

140429
Approving the plat of Benson Place Fieldstone – Fifth Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD0934T)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140430
Approving the Second Amendment to the General Development Plan for the Washington 23 Area by clarifying the land use provisions and revising the tax abatement provisions.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140434
Rezoning an area of approximately 19.5 acres generally located south of the KC Terminal Railway, west of Harrison Street, north of E. 22nd Street and east of Holmes Street from Districts R-0.5, B4-5 and M1-5 to District UR, and approving a development plan which also serves as a preliminary plat for hospital, office, retail, hotel and residential uses. (14457-UR)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140435
Rezoning a 4.9 acre tract of land, generally located on the east side of Linwood Boulevard south of E. 31st Street from District B 3-2 to District M 1-2. (14461-P)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140433
Amending Chapter 50, Code of Ordinances, dealing with Offenses and Miscellaneous Provisions, by repealing Sections 50-157, 50-158, 50-161, and 50-164, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections adding references to streetcars or streetcar stops.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

140347
Estimating revenue in the amount of $12,300.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount to the Duke Gibson Drive account; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140389
Appropriating $16,000.00 from the Public Transportation Fund to the Parking and Transportation Commission; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140403
Authorizing execution of a relinquishment agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission whereby the Commission transfers to the City of Kansas City a portion of relocated Tullison Road lying south of Route 9 on the easterly and westerly sides of the south roundabout of NW Briarcliff Parkway extending easterly to the entrance of Waterwell Athletic Complex and westerly to the Kansas City/Riverside city limits.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140404
Authorizing execution of a relinquishment agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission whereby the Commission transfers to the City of Kansas City a portion of Delaware Street between 6th Street and 7th Street lying south of I-70 in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140410
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute License Agreements with BNSF Railway Company, Norfolk Southern Railway Company, and the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission for improvements to Arlington Avenue where it intersects railroad tracks; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140416
Authorizing acceptance of a $998,616.33 FEMA award through a Missouri State Emergency Management Agency Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) Grant to provide funding to construct a Tornado Safe Room/Gym Addition for the Garrison Community Center; estimating revenue in the amount of $998,616.33 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount to the Garrison Community Center PDM account; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140423
Authorizing execution of an assignment and assumption of utility franchise agreement with Southern Union Company (“Southern Union”) and Laclede Gas Company (“Laclede”) whereby the City recognizes and consents to the purchase, sale and/or assignment of certain Southern Union assets to Laclede, including the franchise agreement between the City and Southern Union authorized by Ordinance No. 100833.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140426
Authorizing a contract with Olsson Associates for approximately $350,000.00 for the Streetcar Phase 1-Resident Engineer project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140431
Declaring it necessary to change and re-establish the grades and relocate portions of Lee’s Summit Road, as well as to open, establish and dedicate Street Right of Way for Lee’s Summit Road, in the area along and to the West of the shared municipal boundary of Lee’s Summit and Kansas City from Gregory Boulevard to the said city limit, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to cause a notice to be published as provided for herein.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140432
Authorizing condemnation and taking of private property in fee simple for public use as Right of Way along North Jackson Avenue, from Northeast Vivion Road to the Gladstone City limits, for street and storm sewer improvements project “N. Jackson Avenue Street & Storm Sewer Improvements”, Project No. 89008251, all in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations and purchase by the Department of Public Works; authorizing the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney on behalf of the City; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Clay County, Missouri.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

140436
Repealing and reenacting various provisions of Chapter 70, Code of Ordinances, related to the stopping, standing and parking of vehicles and adding streetcar references.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
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