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Last Published: 9/3/2009 5:30:03 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - MARK FUNKHOUSER
Present:11 - DEB HERMANN, BILL SKAGGS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, TERRY RILEY, CATHY JOLLY, JOHN SHARP
Excused:1 - BETH GOTTSTEIN
 

090779
RESOLUTION - Welcoming ten labor leaders from around the world to Kansas City to celebrate Labor Day.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090780
RESOLUTION - Commending the Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department, On Goal (KC Wizards), State Farm Insurance, and Best Buy for their sponsorship of the Mayor’s 2009 Night Kicks Program.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090758
COMMUNICATION - Accepting various easements and deeds in Platte County, Missouri and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090759
COMMUNICATION - Accepting various easements and deeds in Jackson County, Missouri and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090760
COMMUNICATION - For August, 2009: Accepting various easements in Clay County and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090765
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the City Clerk regarding the submission of the fiscal year 2009-10 revised forecasted budget for the Main Street Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090766
COMMUNICATION - Notice received form the Main Street Community Improvement District regarding their 2009 Annual Report.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090768
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk regarding receipt of a petition to establish the Greenway Fields Neighborhood Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090750
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to cause the following projects to be submitted to the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) for the long range transportation plan, known as Transportation Outlook 2040.


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090777
RESOLUTION - Approving the mayoral appointments of Jeff Rumaner and Mary Lindsay to the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri and the Downtown Economic Stimulus Authority of Kansas City, Missouri.


Councilmember Hermann Move To Hold On Docket
1 week hold
Seconded by Councilmember Sharp
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Held on Docket (9/10/2009)

090677
(Sub.)
Reestablishing the financial policies governing the use of the Liberty Memorial Endowment principal and earned investment income; and providing for an increase in the percentage of interest earnings which may be used for upkeep and maintenance from 45% to 90% for FY 2009-11 only.


Passed As Second Substitute

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090705
Accepting a $54,650.00 grant from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; authorizing contract amendments in the same amount with the same entity for the purpose of investigating discrimination complaints in employment; and increasing appropriation by $54,650.00 in the General Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090711
Appropriating $439,940.97 in the 18th & Vine Capital Projects accounts of the Housing and Urban Development Department Section 108 Loan Fund and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090653
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan in District PD/M-1 on approximately an 8.5 acre tract of land generally located on the north side of E. 63rd Street approximately 800 feet east of Hardesty Avenue. (11077-PD-6)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090690
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District C-3a1-p on a 6.1 acre tract of land generally located at the northwest corner of N.E. 79th Terrace and N. Oak Street Trafficway. (7839-P-10)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090704
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute an eight month contract extension with OfficeMax, for Contract No. EV0123A, to manage and provide duplicating services for the City in City Hall from funds previously appropriated.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: 090729 090751 090753 (sub) 090755 (sub) 090734 (sub) 090752 ADVANCE DEBATES: 090717 (sub) 090731 (sub) 090741 090742 090743 090746 090744 ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090729
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a workers’ compensation benefit filed by David Morgan for injuries resulting from an accident on August 3, 2006, while employed by the City.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090751
Authorizing the Director of Convention and Entertainment Facilities to amend a utilities concessions agreement with Capital Electric for the provision of electrical, telephone, internet, and water connectivity to clients and customers at the Kansas City Convention Center and Municipal Auditorium for four extra months of service.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090753
(Sub.)
Amending Ordinance No. 971721, which approved the Union Hill Redevelopment Project N of the Union Hill Increment Financing Plan, designated the area described by Redevelopment Project N as a “Redevelopment Project Area” and adopted tax increment financing therein, by correcting certain scrivener’s errors in the legal description.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090755
(Sub.)
Approving a cooperative agreement between the City and the Tax Increment Financing Commission and Main Street Corridor Development Corporation for the implementation of certain improvements described by the Southtown Corridor/31st and Baltimore Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090734
(Sub.)
Authorizing a $546,602.00 Amendment No. 2 to an agreement with HNTB Corporation for Project No. 62090340 – Runway 1/19 Safety Area Construction at the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport; authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend $601,262.00 for the contract; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090752
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a $254,876.00 contract amendment with CarteGraph Systems, for the upgrading of the current asset management system; authorizing the expenditure of funds in the amount of $254,876.00; designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090717
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a contract through April 30, 2010 with St. Luke’s Plaza Hospital of Kansas City, Inc., to operate a health and fitness center at the City’s 11th and Oak garage; authorizing the Director of General Services to exercise the City’s one year renewal option for the contract without City Council approval from such amounts appropriated in the City’s annual budget; estimating revenue of $150,000.00 in the Parking Garage Fund; and appropriating it to the 11th and Oak Fitness Center account of the Parking Garage Fund.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090744
Appropriating $1,000,000.00 from the Facility Improvements account of the Convention and Tourism Fund for convention facility projects not completed in the prior fiscal year.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090731
(Sub.)
Authorizing a $3,170,070.49 contract with Ideker, Inc., for Project No. 62090340 – Runway 1/19 Safety Area Construction at Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport; authorizing the Director of Aviation to amend and increase this contract by up to $317,007.00; authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend $3,487,077.49 for the contract; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090741
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a $1,943,078.00 contract with Havens Construction Company, Inc. for Contract No. 7428, Project No. 80000029, Small Main Replacement on Plate J-13, Wornall Road from 95th Street to 102nd Street and 89th Street between Wornall Road and Holmes; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $2,137,386.00 for the project from previously appropriated funds; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090742
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a $1,425,204.00 contract with Blue Nile Engineering, Inc. for Contract No. 7537, Project No. 80000144, Small Main Replacement On Plate J-131 & J-134, along James A. Reed Road from 75th Street to 85th Street, Oakland Avenue to Blue Ridge Boulevard and along 107th Street between Marsh Avenue and James A. Reed Road; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $1,567,725.00 for the project from previously appropriated funds; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090743
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a $2,385,535.00 contract with Wilson Plumbing Company for Contract No. 7472, Project No. 80000594, Small Main Replacement On Plate C-86, N. Jackson Avenue to N. Topping, N.E. 56th Street to N.E. 48th Street; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $2,624,088.00 for the project from previously appropriated funds; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090746
Accepting a United States Department of Energy, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) in the amount of $4,823,200.00; estimating revenue in the amount of $4,823,200.00; appropriating funds in the amount of $4,823,200.00; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF THE ORDINANCE ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCE ON SECOND READING ON PAGES 7-9 TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090654
Approving an amendment to a preliminary Community Unit Project in District R-1b on an approximately 51.99 acre tract of land generally located on the west side of N. Brighton Avenue between N.E. 57th Street and N.E. 59th Terrace. (6653-CUP-1)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090700
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary development plan in District C-3a1-p on approximately a 14.39 acre tract of land generally located on the north side of 112th Terrace approximately 310 feet west of Hickman Mills Drive. (7348 P 7)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090709
Approving the preliminary plat of Centerpoint - KCS Intermodal Center on about a 375.1 acre tract of land generally located on both side of Botts Road, south of Missouri Highway 150. (SD 1411)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090722
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 10-38, Temporary closing of premises, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter which adds an additional factor for temporarily closing a premise.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090723
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing section 10-104, Sunday license, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter which changes the name of the tavern Sunday license to a sales-by-drink Sunday license and allows a new business to immediately receive a sales-by-drink Sunday license.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

090724
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing sections 10-241, criteria for issuance of license, and 10-261, renewals, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which changes whether a licensed premises is within any residentially zoned district from 250 feet to 1000 feet.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090747
Accepting funds allocated by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, FY 2009-10 Recovery Act: Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) in the amount of $4,345,677.00; estimating revenue in the amount of $4,345,677.00 in the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act Fund (ARRA); authorizing cooperative agreements with the Board of Police Commissioners ($2,550,000.00), County of Jackson ($1,130,734.01), City of Blue Springs ($43,276.00), City of Grandview (90,600.00), City of Independence ($416,745.99), City of Raytown ($41,572.00), City of Lee’s Summit ($62,699.00), and the City of Sugar Creek ($10,050.00); directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices; estimating revenue and appropriating $2,550,000.00 in the General Fund of the Kansas City Police Department Business Unit; and designating requisitioning authority.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090754
(Sub.)
Creating a new department to be known as the Ambulance Services Department by enacting a new Article V - Division 23, Ambulance Services; reducing the Contingent Appropriation in the General Fund by $200,000.00; appropriating $200,000.00 for ambulance service transition expenses to cover costs associated with establishing an Ambulance Services Department; and recognizing an emergency.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

090730
Authorizing a $2,826,870.00 contract with MEGA Industries Corporation for Project No. 62100346 – Rehab Terminal B Loop Road @ KCI; authorizing the Director of Aviation to amend and increase this contract by up to $282,687.00; authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend $3,109,557.00 for the contract.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090732
Authorizing an increase in the contingency of a contract with Fleshman Construction, Inc. for Project No. 62070316 – Building Upgrade @ 125 Paris Street at KCI in the amount of $300,000.00; and authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend funds for the project.


Add to Consent Docket

090733
Authorizing a $424,010.00 Amendment No. 3 to an agreement with S.K. Design Group, Inc. for Project No. 62060307 – Rehabilitate Airport Roadways at KCI; and authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend $466,411.00 for the contract.


Add to Consent Docket

090735
Authorizing a $1,052,000.00 contract with Miller-Stauch Construction Co., for Project No. 62090343 – GA Terminal Facility @ CBWDTA at the Charles B. Wheeler downtown Airport; authorizing the Director of Aviation to amend and increase this contract by up to $105,200.00; authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend $1,157,200.00 for the contract; and appropriating $12,185.00 to the Kansas City Airports Fund.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090737
Authorizing Amendment 4 to a Water Purchase Agreement between Kansas City, Missouri and Missouri-American Water Company.


Add to Consent Docket
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENT FOR READING OF ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS BE WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON FIRST READING ON PAGES 10-13 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090785
RESOLUTION - Determining that the Public Safety Radio Project is a basic capital infrastructure which can be financed with proceeds from certain general obligation bonds to be issued by the City; declaring the intent of the Council to reimburse itself and authorizing the Director of Finance to develop financing for the project in an amount not to exceed $30,000,000.00.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090786
Estimating and appropriating $275,000.00 in prior-year health insurance rebates in the General Fund for the purpose of continuing work on the City’s self-funded health insurance initiative.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090770
Condemning and taking private property in fee simple for public use; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; renewing a determination of blight in the Beacon Hill Redevelopment Area; authorizing continued negotiations by the Director of the Housing 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 Housing Committee

090767
Approving the plat of Executive Hills Polo Club, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; accepting and releasing various easements; 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. (SD0385A)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090769
Declaring an area of about 103 acres generally bounded by E. 42nd Street on the north, Emmanuel Cleaver II Boulevard on the south, The Paseo on the east and a line midway between Troost Avenue and Harrison Boulevard on the west, as a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law and approving the Troost Paseo Urban Renewal Plan. (676-S)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090775
Repealing Ordinance No. 070862 that approved the plat of East Eighth Street Townhomes and enacting a new Ordinance that approves the plat of East Eighth Street Townhomes, Lots 1 & 2, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1286)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090782
Approving a Declaration of Building Restriction between the City and Dunn Realty Inc. for the parking garage and office building at the northeast corner of 11th and Locust.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090783
Approving formation of the Armour-Gillham Redevelopment Corporation to facilitate tax abatement for existing industrial revenue project under Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri development contract.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090762
Amending Chapter 56, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new Article VII, Vacant building receiver.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090763
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 10-214, Consents required, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter which specifies when an eligible consenter may withdraw their consent.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090764
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by adding section 10-139, festival district temporary permit for sales by drink license, and repealing section 10-127, license and permit fees, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter which allows a promotional association the opportunity to apply for and receive a festival district temporary permit for the sale of alcoholic beverages by the drink.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090774
Accepting and approving a one-year $688,699.00 contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding for the City’s Public Health Preparedness and the Cities Readiness programs; increasing revenue in the amount of $71,552.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and appropriating $170,344.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090784
Amending Chapter 34, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Health and Sanitation,” by repealing Sections 34-183, 34-187 and 34-188, enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like subject matter and enacting a new Section 34-189 to give the director of Health the authority to rat-stop or eradicate rats, provide notice for a hearing and issue assessments.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090761
Estimating revenue in the amount of $1,145,367.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund and appropriating it to the North Brighton-M-210 to Parvin Road accounts of the Capital Improvements Fund.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090771
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a cooperative agreement with the Missouri Department of Transportation for use of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) grant funds on the 31st Street Traffic Signal Project; estimating revenue and appropriating $800,000.00 to the 2009 ARRA Stimulus Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090772
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a cooperative agreement with the Missouri Department of Transportation for use of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) grant funds on the 39th Street Traffic Signal Project; estimating revenue and appropriating $400,000.00 to the 2009 ARRA Stimulus Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090773
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a cooperative agreement with the Missouri Department of Transportation for use of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) grant funds on the Traffic Control Center Project; estimating revenue and appropriating $750,000.00 to the 2009 ARRA Stimulus Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090778
Condemning and taking private property in fee simple interest, for the public purpose of the construction and relocation of NW Prairie View Road from a point approximately 635 feet north of the intersection of N. Chatham and Route 45 to a point roughly 1,735 feet northeasterly of said intersection all in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations by the Director of Public Works; consenting to the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney, on behalf of said City; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance with the Recorder of Deeds in Platte County, Missouri. 


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090781
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to execute a Settlement and Release Agreement with the City of Liberty, Missouri to return overpayments made by Liberty, in the form of monthly credits over a five year term for a total amount of $538,960.00.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move To Introduce

090787
Cancelling the City Council standing committee meetings and legislative and business sessions for the weeks of October 5, 2009; November 9, 2009; November 23, 2009; December 21, 2009; and December 28, 2009.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
 
 Councilmember Jolly Move To Introduce

090788
RESOLUTION - Establishing a Homelessness Task Force (“Task Force”) to identify the issues related to homelessness; developing a Plan (“Plan”) to address these issues which will include both immediate and long term strategies, funding options, and suggestions as to how the Council may best partner with governmental entities, private businesses and the community in furtherance of the Plan; presenting said Plan to the Council for recommendation and implementation; and directing the City Manager to make available staff and non-monetary resources as necessary.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee
 
 Councilmember Jolly Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090789
Authorizing acceptance of a $191,237.00 grant award from the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) FY 09 Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program to provide funding to support Community Justice Program’s partnership with the Kansas City, Missouri Municipal Court; estimating revenue in the amount of $191,237.00 in the Department of Justice Grant Fund; and increasing appropriations in the amount of $191,237.00 in the BJA FY 09 Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program.


Councilmember Jolly Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Ford
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
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