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Last Published: 10/17/2014 8:47:07 AM
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
 

140883
RESOLUTION - In Honor of the Guinness World Record for Loudest Stadium in the World reclaimed by Chiefs fans at Arrowhead Stadium.


Adopted

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

140871
RESOLUTION - Declaring the week of October 19-25, 2014, as “National Save for Retirement Week” in Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

140875
RESOLUTION - Declaring October 2014 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.


Adopted

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

140892
RESOLUTION - Declaring October 16, 2014, as American League Pennant Day in honor of the Kansas City Royals and expressing the Council’s support and recognition of the Kansas City Royals advancement to the 2014 Major League Baseball’s World Series.


Adopted

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

140864
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E41978-E41982


Received And Filed

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

140865
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Intent to accept the Redevelopment Contract Proposal submitted by Congress Lofts, LLC for the Congress Lofts project located in the Ellison-Knickerbocker PIEA Area.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140866
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Intent to accept the Redevelopment Contract Proposal submitted by Custom Truck & Equipment, LLC for the Custom Truck project located in the Blue Valley PIEA Area.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140867
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Intent to accept the Industrial Development Contract Proposal submitted by Cityscape Residential for the redevelopment of 10th and Jefferson Project in the I-35 and W 13th Street PIEA Area in the 4th Council District.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140868
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Intent to accept the Industrial Development Contract Proposal submitted by Cityscape Residential for the redevelopment of 122h and Washington Project in the I-35 and W 13th Street PIEA Area in the 4th Council District.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140869
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Intent to accept the Industrial Development Contract Proposal submitted by Cityscape Residential for the redevelopment of 23rd and Jefferson Project in the Washington 23 PIEA Area in the 4th Council District.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140870
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Truman Road Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2015.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140860
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Recognizing a new blight study and reaffirming the finding of blight made in Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 140223 regarding property located at the southeast corner of 20th Street and Main Street.


Adopted as Substituted

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

140861
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Approving a policy for the application of real property tax abatement within an Enhanced Enterprise Zone.


Adopted as Substituted

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

140853
Authorizing the acceptance of a $50,600.00 grant from and a contract with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for the purpose of investigating discrimination complaints in employment.


Passed

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

140856
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to execute a $420,000.00 Funding Agreement between the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri and the City of Kansas City, Missouri for the extension of the Platte Purchase Park branch sewer for sanitary sewer service in the First and Second Creek drainage basins.


Passed

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

140840
Approving a settlement agreement with CenturyLink with an estimated back tax payment of $504,498.00, and authorizing the City Attorney to execute the necessary settlement documents.


Passed

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

140849
Accepting and approving a $40,000.00 grant from Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to implement a work plan that encourages healthy eating and active living in Kansas City; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

140842
Approving the Petition to establish the River Market Community Improvement District; establishing the River Market Community Improvement generally bounded by the south bank of the Missouri River on the north, I-70/35 on the south, Missouri 9 Highway on the east and the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad on the west in Kansas City, Jackson County Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Passed

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

140846
Authorizing a $638,000.00 design professional services contract with Tetra Tech, Inc. for the Blue River Central Inflow and Infiltration (I/I) Reduction Area 1 Project.


Passed

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

140850
Authorizing a $650,000.00 design professional services contract with CDM Smith, Inc. for the Blue River Central Inflow and Infiltration (I/I) Reduction Area 2 Project.


Passed

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

140851
Authorizing a $4,140,500.00 contract with Ace Pipe Cleaning, Inc. for the City-Wide Sewer Line Cleaning and Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) Inspection and Manhole Locating and Opening Project.


Passed

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

140852
Authorizing a contract for approximately $5,173,000.00 with Pyramid Excavation and Construction, Inc. for the replacement of water mains in the area of McGee Street to Chestnut Avenue and E. 65th Street to E. 89th Street.


Passed

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

140854
Authorizing a contract for approximately $2,050,000.00 with Blue Nile Contractors, Inc. for the replacement of water mains in the area of Hickman Mills Drive to Bristol Terrace and E. 109th Street to E. 113th Street.


Passed

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

140855
Authorizing a contract for approximately $5,339,000.00 with Kissick Construction Company, Inc. for the replacement of water mains in the area of Myrtle Avenue to Hardesty Avenue, E. 32nd Street to E. 45th Street and along Hardesty Avenue from E. 53rd Street to E. 57th Street.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason (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 third reading.
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

140872
Amending Sections 40-111 and 40-166 of Chapter 40, Article II, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Schedule of License Fees,” to change the due dates of quarterly returns and payments of the hotel, motel or tourist courts and the rental car license fees.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140873
Approving the use of a portion of the City of Kansas City, Missouri’s allocation of Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds issuance authority to provide financing to the Wornall Plaza Condominium Cooperative for energy efficient improvements to the Wornall Plaza Condominiums and directing certain notifications concerning the project.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140876
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a one year lease agreement with four one-year renewals with SAVE, Inc. for the purpose of a paved parking area to be utilized by the lessee for non-profit business purposes.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140877
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a one-year lease agreement with four one-year renewals with the Minority Contractors Association of Greater Kansas City for the purpose of an office space for the nonprofit organization at the Mohart Center.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140878
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a one-year lease agreement with four one-year renewals with the Homeless Services Coalition of Greater Kansas City for the purpose of an office space for a nonprofit organization and individuals dedicated to creating compassionate community response to homelessness at the Mohart Center.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140879
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a one-year lease agreement with four one-year renewals with the Greater Kansas City Housing Information Center for the purpose of and location to administer a Housing Counseling Program and related programming at the Mohart Center.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140880
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a lease amendment with two five-year renewals with the New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC for the purpose of use of a tower for antennas located at Benton Curve.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140881
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a five (5) year lease agreement with Kansas City Soap Box Derby, Inc., for the purpose of conducting races on the existing soap box derby raceway located at the Municipal Farm.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140882
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a one-year lease agreement with four one-year renewals with the Kansas City Community Gardens, Inc. for the purpose of a community garden and related activities at the Municipal Farm.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

140874
RESOLUTION - Supporting the application for a Promise Zone designation by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD); and authorizing submission of this Resolution of support to HUD.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

140863
Approving the Petition to establish the Main Street Community Improvement District, Inc.; establishing the Main Street Community Improvement, Inc., generally bounded by 27th Street on the north, Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard on the south, both east and west side of Main Street with easterly extensions on Linwood Boulevard, 39th Street and 43rd Street, and westerly extensions near 31st Street, 38th Street, 39th Street and J.C. Nichols Parkway in Kansas City, Jackson County Missouri; and directing the City clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140884
Vacating an unbuilt portion of N.E. 53rd Street between N.E. Vivion Road to the south, N.E. 54th Street to the north, N. Denver Avenue to the east and N. Brighton Avenue to the west; retaining a utility easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1650-V).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140885
RESOLUTION - Amending the Gashland/Nashua Area Plan for an area of approximately 2.17 acres generally located at the southwest corner of N.E. 102nd Terrace and N. Oak Trafficway, by changing the recommended land use from Residential Low Density to Commercial. (691-S-2)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140886
Rezoning approximately 2.17 acres generally located at the southwest corner of N.E. 102nd Terrace and N. Oak Trafficway from District R-80 to District B1-1. (13393-P-2, known as New Mark Crossing)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140887
Rezoning approximately 8.08 acres generally located at the southwest corner of N.E. 102nd Terrace and N. Oak Trafficway from District R-80 to District R-7.5. (13993-P-3 known as New Mark Crossing.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140888
RESOLUTION - Amending the Heart of the City Area Plan for approximately 4.1 acres generally bounded by E. 27th Street on the north, Prospect Avenue on the east, E. 28th Street on the south, and Wabash Avenue on the west; and lots located at 2716 Wabash Avenue, 2412 E. 28th Street, and 2416 E. 28th Street, to change the recommended land use from Residential Low Density (Urban) to Mixed Use Neighborhood. (685-S-4, Morningstar Youth and Family Center)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140889
Rezoning approximately 4.1 acres generally bounded by E. 27th Street on the north, Prospect Avenue on the east, E. 28th Street on the south, and Wabash Avenue on the west; and lots located at 2716 Wabash Avenue, 2412 E. 28th Street, and 2416 E. 28th Street from Districts B3-2 and R1.5 to District MPD, and approving an MPD plan for a community center, adult daycare center, and worship center and residential uses. (14495-MPD. Morningstar Youth and Family Center)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140890
Rezoning a 1.12 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Troost Avenue from District M1-5 to MPD, and approving a development plan allowing for 33 multifamily residential units within two (2) buildings on one (1) lot. (13684-MPD-1).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

140891
Waiving certain requirements of Section 88-405-04, Code of Ordinances, in connection with the final plat of Horace Mann Village, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance. (SD1458A)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
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