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Last Published: 3/20/2014 4:49:52 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:10 - SCOTT WAGNER, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, MICHAEL BROOKS, JOHN SHARP
Excused:2 - DICK DAVIS, SCOTT TAYLOR
 

140204
RESOLUTION - Honoring the Campaign Co-Chairs the Parks and Recreation and Law Departments, Campaign Departmental Coordinators, volunteers and City staff for their contribution to the 2013 Kansas City Charity Campaign.


Adopted

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

140222
RESOLUTION - Honoring Tammie Tritico on her retirement from the City of Kansas City, Missouri after 36 years of dedicated service.


Adopted

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

140209
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 62093 Through 62110


Received And Filed

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

140211
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATION E41847


Received And Filed

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

140212
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Plaza East Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2015.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140213
COMMUNICATION - February 2013 - Accepting and releasing various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance and release.


Received And Filed

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

140224
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from Lathrop & Gage regarding submission of a petition to establish the 27th and Troost Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Wagner) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the resolutions listed on today’s docket as “Resolutions for Same Day Adoption” be presented to Council for consideration for immediate adoption today.
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140233
RESOLUTION - Expressing the City of Kansas City, Missouri’s opposition to SB 865, HB 1116 and any other current or future bill containing substantially similar language and urging the members of the Kansas City legislative delegation to the Missouri General Assembly and the Missouri Municipal League to oppose its enactment.


Adopted

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

140196
RESOLUTION - Affirming the City’s comments regarding the I-70 Second Tier Draft Environmental Impact Statement.


Adopted

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

140197
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-1255, Membership and organization of board of trustees, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter that clarifies the existing ordinance, making it clear that the terms of all four members that represent the union should be staggered, and corrects references to Local Union No. 42.


Passed as Substituted

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

140200
Authorizing the Director of General Services to amend a lease agreement with Creekwood Commons, LLC, for property generally located at the southwest corner of North Oak Trafficway and N.E. Englewood Road for the purpose of extending the term.


Passed

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

130971
Approving the plat of Tiffany Woods at Rose Creek – Third Plat, an addition in Platte 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. (SD1068G)


Passed

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

140191
Approving the plat of Riverfront Apartments, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; vacating a portion of streets; retaining an easement; 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. (SD1438B)


Passed

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

140199
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a lease agreement with Avenue of Life for the lease of City-owned property generally located at 5117 East 31st Street.


Passed

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

140188
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a fourth amendment of a contract with the Neighborhood Housing Services of Kansas City to enlarge the term of the contract and to further the EnergyWorks KC program.


Passed

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

140192
Rezoning an area of approximately 1.66 acres located at the northwest corner of E. 6th Street and Chestnut Avenue, from Districts R 1.5 and B3-2 to District MPD and approving a preliminary development plan, which also serves as a preliminary plat for commercial development; and repealing Ordinance No. 130837. (14377-MPD, Cabinrock Investments)


Passed

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

140195
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a fourth amendment of a contract with the Neighborhood Housing Services of Kansas City to enlarge the term and increase the total amount of the contract up to $3,696,417.00, all to further the EnergyWorks KC program.


Passed

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

140123
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Fire Chief to enter into a contract with Advanced Data Processing, Inc., a subsidiary of Intermedix Corporation, to perform emergency medical services billing for the City’s ambulance services (Contract #EV1830); estimating revenue in the amount of $130,770.00 and appropriating it from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Ambulance Services Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Nays: 11 - Wagner, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.


Failed

140193
Authorizing the City Manager to execute six month extensions to the Jackson County Intergovernmental Agreements for the housing of City inmates and detainees in an amount not to exceed $2,000,000.00 with such funds that are appropriated in the City’s annual budget for such purpose and authorizing the City Manager to amend the Intergovernmental Agreements without Council approval.


Passed

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

140189
Authorizing the Director of Aviation to execute an airport concessions agreement with World Health Networks to provide no-cost early detection health tests for passengers at Kansas City International Airport.


Passed

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

140190
Authorizing a $59,100.00 plus contingency Amendment No. 1 with Burns and McDonnell Engineering Co., Inc. for the West Side Electrical Rehabilitation at the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport; appropriating $63,100.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Kansas City Airports Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

140170
Levying taxes for Fiscal Year 2014-15 for General Revenue, Health Levy, Museum Special Revenue and General Debt and Interest Funds on all property in Kansas City subject to taxation on January 1, 2014; providing for the extension of such levies by the Director of Finance; and authorizing the collection by the Director of Finance.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

140171
Pursuant to Section 68-582 of the Code of Ordinances, setting the rates for the trafficway maintenance tax, the park and boulevard maintenance tax, and the boulevards and parkways front foot assessment at $0.00 for Fiscal Year 2014-15.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

140172
Amending Chapter 60, Code of Ordinances, entitled Sewers and Sewage Disposal by repealing Sections 60-2, 60-3, and 60-7, and 60-191 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which adjust sewer rates; and establishing an effective date.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

140173
Amending Chapter 61, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Stormwater”, by repealing Section 61-4, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter; and establishing an effective date


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

140174
Amending Chapter 78, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Water” by repealing Sections 78-4, 78-5, 78-6, 78-7, 78-8, 78-9, 78-10, 78-12, 78-14, 78-14.1, 78-15.1, 78-16, 78-17, 78-19, 78-20, 78-23, 78-24, 78-27, 78-28, 78-29, 78-30, 78-32, and 78-36 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter adjusting charges for water service; repealing Section 78-11; and establishing an effective date.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

140175
(Sub.)
Adopting the Annual Budget of the City for the Fiscal Year 2014-15; estimating the revenues for the fiscal year; appropriating for the purposes stated the sums set forth in the budget; designating requisitioning authorities; directing the Director of Finance to make the necessary entries upon the City’s records to show the appropriations and allocations provided for; and authorizing inter-fund loans.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

140194
(Sub.)
Approving a Development Plan which also serves as a preliminary plat, on about 3.42 acres generally located on the west side of Elmwood Avenue between E. 38th Street on the north and E. 39th Street on the south, in zoning District R-1.5 to allow for three tracts containing 10 structures (20 duplex units) and public street. (14422-P)


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted
 
 Councilmember Circo (Second by Brooks) 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, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140210
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Shonda Marshall v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1216-CV29123.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140219
Authorizing the Director of Finance to accept the proposal of Banc of America Public Capital Corporation (“BAPCC”) for financing the acquisition of fire fleet vehicles and equipment (the “Project”) under a Master Equipment Lease/Purchase Agreement (“Lease”) in an approximate principal amount not to exceed $1,647,359.00; estimating and appropriating $1,647,359.00 in lease proceeds; authorizing the execution of any and all documents and agreements necessary for the financing; designating requisitioning authorities; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon project completion; and declaring the intent of the City to reimburse itself from the lease purchase proceeds for certain expenditures.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140228
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Tania Van Dyk v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1216-CV13181.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140229
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Dayna Terrell v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1216-CV25112.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140234
Appropriating $277,102.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Downtown Arena Debt Fund for improvements to Sprint Arena (“Arena Improvements”); reducing appropriations in the amount of $56,776.00 in the Downtown Arena Debt Fund; designating requisitioning authority; authorizing re-appropriation of unexpended and unencumbered balances of the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 to the Fiscal Year 2014-2015; and authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon project completion.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140205
Accepting and approving a one year $80,000.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to conduct Perinatal Hepatitis B case management and surveillance activities in Kansas City, Missouri.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

140206
Authorizing the acceptance of $207,584.00 Fair Housing Assistance Partnership Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the purpose of educating citizens on fair housing laws; estimating and appropriating $207,584.00 in the General Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

140207
Approving and authorizing the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners to accept from the Land Bank of Kansas City, Missouri, three unimproved lots located at 5925 and 5929 Spruce Avenue and 4301 E. 59th Street which will expand Hibbs Park.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

140227
RESOLUTION - Adopting the City’s preferences for the Phase II Streetcar/Light Rail Expansion Project; advancing Phase II to Advanced Conceptual Engineering (ACE) and Environmental Analysis (EA); authorizing the submission of a New/Small Starts grant application upon certain conditions; requiring continued stakeholder engagement; requiring Phase II to be implemented in keeping with the spirit and intent of the adopted Boulevard and Parkway Standards; and expressing the City Council’s continued commitment to regional transit system improvements.


Referred to PZE and Transportation Joint Comittee

140214
Approving the plat of Executive Park Sixty-First Plat, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; vacating a portion of a street; 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. (SD0084VV)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140215
Approving the plat of Urban North, 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. (SD1464A)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140216
Approving the plat of View Crest Square – First 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. (SD1471)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140217
Approving the plat of Northview Valley Second 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. (SD1371A)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140218
Approving the plat of Aldi 39th and Prospect, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1472)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140223
Authorizing condemnation and taking of a billboard and ancillary rights on the Southeast corner of 20th and Main; receiving evidence of economic blight; making a determination of economic blight; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations by the Public Works Department; consenting to the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney on behalf of the City; and authorizing the City Clerk to cause this ordinance to be recorded in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140226
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary development plan in District B3-2 (formerly CP-3) on approximately a 36 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of N.W. Barry Road and U.S. Highway 169, to allow for an outdoor go-cart track. (6981-P-32)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140231
Vacating Bennington Avenue from E. 19th Street to 23rd Street Trafficway and E. 21st Street from Bennington Avenue to vacated E. 21st Street, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; retaining a utility easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1673-V)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140232
Amending Chapter 88, the Zoning and Development Code, Section 88-610-01-E. Certificates of Legal Nonconformance, to revise restrictions as to when an application for a certificate of legal nonconformance must be made. (254-S-289)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140237
Directing the City Manager to execute an acknowledgement that the City waives its right to additional reimbursements from the Southtown Corridor/31st & Baltimore Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
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