Last Published: 6/4/2005 11:59:08 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - KAY BARNES
Present:11 - ED FORD, BONNIE COOPER, PAUL DANAHER, TROY NASH, MARY WILLIAMS-NEAL, EVERT ASJES, JIM ROWLAND, BECKY NACE, TERRY RILEY, ALVIN BROOKS, CHARLES EDDY
Excused:1 - TERESA LOAR
 

030040
RESOLUTION - In memory of Mildred M. Carter who passed away January 3, 2003.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Ford, Cooper, Danaher, Nash, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

030013
RESOLUTION - Congratulating the volleyball team and coaches from Archbishop OHara High School on the occasion of its victory at the 2002 Class 3 Missouri State Girls Volleyball Championship.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Ford, Cooper, Danaher, Nash, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

030014
RESOLUTION - Congratulating the St. Pius X High School football team for winning the Missouri State High School Athletics Association Class 2A State Championship.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Ford, Cooper, Danaher, Nash, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

030023
RESOLUTION - Honoring the Eagle Scouts of Troop 180.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Ford, Cooper, Danaher, Nash, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

030000
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from the Director of Public Works regarding Temporary Traffic Regulation Nos. 56733 through 56756.


Received And Filed

030036
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from the Director of Public Works regarding Temporary Traffic Regulation Nos. 56757 through 56775.


Received And Filed

030037
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, regarding PIEA Ridgeview Heights Redevelopment Area.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030041
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from the Missouri Department of Transportation regarding Resolution No. 021491 requesting consideration of the installation of guard cable along U.S. Highway 169.


Received And Filed

021460
RESOLUTION - Declaring the area generally bounded by Benton Boulevard on the west, Indiana Avenue on the east, 19th Street on the north and 21st Street on the south a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Ford, Cooper, Danaher, Nash, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

021500
RESOLUTION - Adopting the Main Street Corridor Land Use and Development Plan as a guide for the future development and redevelopment for the area generally bounded by Pershing Road on the north, 47th Street on the south, Gillham Road on the east and Broadway Boulevard on the west.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Ford, Cooper, Danaher, Nash, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

021501
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Westport Planning Area Plan by modifying the Land Use Plan and Map for an area generally bounded by Pershing Road on the north, 47th Street on the south, Broadway Boulevard on the west and Gillham Road on the east, to recommend residential, residential, low density, residential, medium density, residential, high density, and semi-public and instead of family residential, residential, medium density, and semi-public and use (132-S-25)


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Ford, Cooper, Danaher, Nash, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

021502
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Beacon Hill/Longfellow Area Plan by modifying the Land Use Plan and Map for the area generally bounded by Pershing Road on the north, 31st Street on the south, Gillham Road on the east, and Broadway Boulevard on the west, to recommend and semi-public and commercial/residential instead of density residential, residential, commercial, commercial, industrial and industrial. (202-S-13)


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Ford, Cooper, Danaher, Nash, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

021458
Accepting various easements and deeds in Jackson, Clay and Platte Counties; and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Ford, Cooper, Danaher, Nash, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

021393
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-1176, Retirement benefits, and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter, and adding new Sections 2-1196, 2-1197, 2-1198, 2-1199, and 2-1200 which establish a retirement incentive program.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 9 - Ford, Nash, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Rowland, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 3 - Cooper, Danaher, Nace

021489
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to pursue the recovery of indirect costs from grant programs.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Ford, Cooper, Danaher, Nash, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

021475
Accepting and approving a $25,000.00 contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides additional funds for special health care needs for children for a total contract amount of $85,000.00; estimating revenue in the amount of $25,000.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and appropriating it to the Children Special Needs account of the Governmental Grants Fund.


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
for reading of ordinances on three separate days for ordinances 021367 (sub), 021443, 021464, 021497, 021498 and 021499 and that these ordinances be advanced for final consideration at this time.
Ayes: 12 - Ford, Cooper, Danaher, Nash, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Ford, Cooper, Danaher, Nash, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

030044
Amending Ordinance No. 021439 by repealing Section 1 thereof and enacting a new section giving permission to McDonalds Corporation to construct and maintain an improved driveway in the public right-of-way, to correct the address.


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
for reading of ordinances on three separate days for ordinance 030044 and that this ordinance be advanced for final consideration at this time.
Ayes: 11 - Ford, Cooper, Danaher, Nash, Williams-Neal, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Cooper, Danaher, Nash, Williams-Neal, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

021367
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 80-266, Neighborhood plan in district MPC, 80-267, Final plat and final plan required in district MPC, and 80-268, Amendments to plans in district MPC, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Cooper, Danaher, Nash, Williams-Neal, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

021443
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District C-2-p (Local Retail Business - Limited District) on approximately a 1 acre tract of land generally located at the northwest corner of E. 16th Street and Myrtle Avenue. (10211-P-5)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Cooper, Danaher, Nash, Williams-Neal, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

021464
Approving the preliminary plat of Winterset, 1st Plat on an approximately 6 acre tract of land generally located along E. 52nd Street (extended) between Hunter Avenue and Elm Avenue. (SD 1009)


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Ford, Danaher, Nash, Williams-Neal, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

021497
Approving the plat of Estates of Bristol Park Second Plat, an addition in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Ford, Nash, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

021498
Vacating the north-south alley next east of Beacon Avenue from the south line of 36th Street to the north line of Lot 12, First Addition, and the east-west alley next north of Stadium Drive from the east line of said north-south alley to the west line of Fremont Avenue in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri. (1302-V)


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Ford, Nash, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

021499
Vacating the north-south alley next east of Clark Avenue from the north line of 42nd Street, as now established, to the northeasterly prolongation of a line drawn parallel to and 2 feet north of the north line of Lot 7, Louis Vogle 4th addition, and all utility easements over, under, across and along said alley, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri. (1393-V)


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
for reading of ordinances on three separate days for ordinances found on second reading on pages 5-6 and that these ordinances be listed next week for third reading.
Ayes: 11 - Ford, Cooper, Nash, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Cooper, Nash, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

021513
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit styled Garrett T. Johnson, et al. v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, et al., Case No. 01-CV-207844; and recognizing an emergency.


Add to Consent Docket

021514
Approving a Third Addendum to Exhibit and Retail Space Lease with the National Basketball Coaches Foundation, Inc.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

021470
Amending Ordinance No. 001508 by repealing Section 6 and enacting in lieu thereof a new section.


Add to Consent Docket

021471
Authorizing two agreements with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission relating to improvements to Route 350 from I-435 to 0.6 miles east of Noland Road and Route 350 approximately one-half mile west of Noland Road; and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices.


Add to Consent Docket

021472
Authorizing a $1,413,961.00 agreement with HNTB Corporation for Contract No. 038 Blue River Watershed Master Plan Study; and appropriating funds therefore.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

021473
Authorizing a $667,771.00 agreement with Larkin Group Inc. for Contract No. 039 Brush Creek Watershed Master Plan Study; and appropriating funds therefore.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

021507
Authorizing the execution of encroachment agreements with property owners at 7424 N.W. Mace Road and 7500 N.W. Mace Road allowing an encroachment across a sewer easement and access road.


Add to Consent Docket

021508
Authorizing a License Agreement between Kansas City and Little Blue Valley Sewer District necessitated by construction of the Cass County Water Transmission Main.


Add to Consent Docket

021509
(Sub.)
Giving permission to James and Vera Willis to construct and maintain a projecting business advertising sign in the public right-of-way for the building at 1512 E. 18th Street; assessing an encroachment fee of $17.00; and estimating $17.00 in revenue.


Add to Consent Docket

021510
Giving permission to KC Urban Public Library District to construct and maintain a temporary soil retention system in the public right-of-way for the building at 4801 Main Street; assessing an encroachment fee of $2,040.00; and estimating $2,040.00 in revenue.


Add to Consent Docket

021432
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0452, rezoning an area of approximately .34 acres generally located at the southeast corner of 43 rd Street and Belleview Avenue from District R-4-O (Low Apartments, Administrative Office Building) to District URD (Urban Redevelopment District), and approving a preliminary plan for the same. (12843-URD)


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
for reading of ordinances on three separate days for ordinances found on first reading on pages 7-12 and that these ordinances be listed next week in the committees so designated.
Ayes: 11 - Ford, Cooper, Nash, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

030024
Awarding contracts for life insurance and disability insurance and authorizing the Director of Human Resources to renew the contract with Standard Insurance Company for group life insurance benefits and group long-term disability insurance benefits for City employees and for group life insurance benefits for retirees for the period of May 1, 2003 through April 30, 2004.


Referred Finance and Audit Committee

030025
Awarding contracts for health insurance and authorizing the Director of Human Resources to enter into a contract with Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Kansas City for health insurance benefits for City employees and retirees and to enter into a contract with Humana, Inc., for health insurance benefits for certain City retirees for the period of May 1, 2003 through April 30, 2004.


Referred Finance and Audit Committee

030026
Awarding contracts for dental insurance and authorizing the Director of Human Resources to renew the contracts with CIGNA Dental Health for the DHMO plan and with Delta Dental for the PPO plan for dental insurance for City employees and retirees for the period of May 1, 2003 through April 30, 2004.


Referred Finance and Audit Committee

030043
(Sub.)
Authorizing the City Manager to execute an Adoption Agreement establishing an accumulated leave plan to be provided by ING Life Insurance and Annuity Company.


Referred Finance and Audit Committee

030042
RESOLUTION - Approving the 2003 Consolidated Housing and Community Development Action Plan in accordance with the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, as amended; authorizing submission of said Plan to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; and certifying said Plan.


Referred Housing & Community Development Committee

030033
Reestimating revenue in the sum of $100,000.00 in the Special Housing Rehabilitation Loan Fund and appropriating it to the Municipal Court Fund account for the Municipal Court Fund Program.


Referred Neighborhood Development Committee

030034
Reestimating revenue in the amount of $1,891,096.00 in the 2002 Local Law Enforcement Block Grant Fund; estimating revenue in the amount of $239,900.00 in the Local Law Enforcement Block Grant Fund; estimating revenue in the amount of $85,000.00 in the General Fund; reducing appropriations in various funds in the total amount of $74,900.00; appropriating $159,900.00 in the General Fund for transfer to the grant funds; increasing an appropriation in the amount of $100,000.00 in the 2002 Local Law Enforcement Block Grant, decreasing appropriations in the amount of $345,308.00 in the 2002 Local Law Enforcement Block Grant, estimating revenue and appropriating the amount of $175,000.00 in 2001 Local Law Enforcement Block Grant Fund; designating requisitioning authority; authorizing cooperative agreements with the Board of Police Commissioners ($850,000.00), Jackson County Prosecutor Office ($280,000.00) and with COMBAT and the Pan-Educational Institute ($341,065.00); directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred Neighborhood Development Committee

030035
Appropriating $50,000.00 to the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund and approving NTDF contracts with various agencies in the total amount of $140,950.00.


Referred Neighborhood Development Committee

030038
Reestimating revenue in the amount of $225,000.00 in the General Fund; increasing appropriations in the amount of $225,00.00 in various accounts of the General Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred Neighborhood Development Committee

030039
(Sub.)
Appropriating the sum of $200,757.00 in the Local Law Enforcement Block Grant Fund; estimating revenue in the amount of $200,757.00 in various funds; appropriating the sum of $81,043.00 in the General Fund; appropriating $184,301.00 in various accounts of the 2000 Local Law Enforcement Block Grant Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred Neighborhood Development Committee

030006
Amending Chapter 18, Code of Ordinances, Section 18-327, Licenses classes; prerequisites for licensing, by amending the classes of licensing requiring liability insurance.


Referred Operations Committee

030007
Authorizing a $99,300.00 Agreement with Black & Veatch for Contract No. 7863 Design Small Water Main Replacements in the area of Hillcrest to Stark, 91st to 107th Streets; and appropriating $109,230.00 in funding therefore.


Referred Operations Committee

030008
Approving Traffic Regulation Nos. 56612 through 56665.


Referred Operations Committee

030009
Establishing Sewer District No. 10070, and reestablishing Sewer District No. 10041, generally located at U.S. Highway 40 and Marsh Avenue, all in Sewer Division No. 10, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and repealing Section 6 of Ordinance No. 40644 passed February 11, 1972, establishing Sewer District No. 10041.


Referred Operations Committee

030010
Establishing Sewer District No. 13053 generally located in the vicinity of 62nd Street and George Road, all in Sewer Division No. 13, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.


Referred Operations Committee

030011
Establishing Sewer District No. 13054 and reestablishing Sewer District No. 13001, all in Sewer Division No. 13, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, being generally bounded by 100th Street Terrace on the north, Tullis Avenue on the east, 103rd Street Terrace on the south and Blue Ridge Boulevard Extension on the west, and repealing Section 1 of Ordinance No


Referred Operations Committee

030012
Authorizing a $209,360.00 agreement with Larkin Group, Inc., for engineering services in connection with the Waldo Channel Storm Drainage Improvements, Phase III for Ward Parkway Boulevard to Mercier Street and 80th Street to 79th Street and lateral and east lateral along 79th Street and Phase IV for 79th Street to 73rd Street and authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $209,360.00 for the project.


Referred Operations Committee

030015
Amending Ordinance No. 021381 by repealing Section 2 thereof and enacting a new section to authorize a contract in the amount of $79,775.00 for intersection improvement at Holmes and 25th Street.


Referred Operations Committee

030028
Authorizing execution of an Easement Conveyance between Kansas City and Kansas City Power and Light Company providing for expansion of an existing easement to accommodate an additional line from the Hawthorne Power Plant to the Leeds Substation.


Referred Operations Committee

030029
Accepting a Quit Claim Deed from the State of Missouri, acting by and through the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission, conveying to Kansas City a portion of former Route 150, also known as 135th Street, Martin City Road, Holmes Road and Route D and an associated outer road, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, for public use and directing the City Clerk to file same.


Referred Operations Committee

030030
Authorizing a $438,472.00 agreement with TranSystems Corporation for engineering services in connection with the Truman Road Upper Viaduct over Blue River; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $280,000.00 in the General Fund; appropriating it to the Capital Improvement Fund; estimating revenue in the amount of $280,000.00 in the Capital Improvement Fund; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $35,345.00 in the Capital Improvement Fund; and appropriating the sum of $315,345.00 in the Truman Road Upper Viaduct account of the Capital Improvement Fund; and authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $438,472.00 for the project.


Referred Operations Committee

030031
Improving and establishing James A. Reed Road, from the south city limit line of the City of Raytown to a point 1,518.04 feet south of said city limit line, including improved intersections with 88th Street Terrace, 88th Street Place and 89th Street, establishing the grade on James A. Reed Road where not established heretofore, changing and reestablishing the grade on 88th Street Terrace; condemning and taking private property for street purposes, standard utility easements and temporary construction easements for the improving of James A. Reed Road and said associated improved intersections; providing for the payment of just compensation therefor; and authorizing negotiations by the Director of City Development, all in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.


Referred Operations Committee

030032
Repealing Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 021169 previously passed and enacting a new ordinance that correctly states the scope of work permitted and permission granted to the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, its successors and assigns, for the construction and maintenance of planters on the north side of 10th Street between Grand Avenue and McGee Street and on the west side of McGee Street from 10th Street to a point 250.00 feet north, two operable vehicle barriers in the north/south alley between 9th and 10th Street, and two operable vehicle barriers located on the north sidewalk of 10th Street all in the City of Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.


Referred Operations Committee

030001
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0454, rezoning an area of approximately 6.1 acres generally located on both sides of extended N. Bristol Avenue, approximately 150 feet south of N.E. 46th Street from District M-2a/US (Heavy Industry/Underground Space) to District R-2a/US (Two-Family Dwellings/Underground Space). (12875-P)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030002
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0455, rezoning an area of approximately 51.8 acres generally located at the northeast corner of N. Bennington Avenue and N.E. Parvin Road from District M-2a/US (Heavy Industry/Underground Space) to District R-5/US (High Apartments/Underground Space). (12875-P)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030003
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0456, rezoning an area of approximately 67.99 acres generally bounded by N. Bennington Avenue on the west, N.E. Parvin Road on the south, a line approximately 150 feet south of the prolongation of N.E. 46th Street on the north, and a line generally 400 feet west of N. Corrington Avenue on the east from Districts R-2a/US (Two-Family Dwellings/Underground Space), R-5/US (High Apartments/Underground Space) and M-2a/US (Heavy Industry/Underground Space) to District PD/R-2a/R-5/M-2a/US (Planned District - Two-Family Dwellings/High Apartments/Heavy Industry/Underground Space), and approving a development plan for the same. (12875-PD-1)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030004
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Stating the intent of the City Council of Kansas City to establish certain criteria for the examination of TIF projects seeking activation at their ten year anniversary date.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030005
Vacating the east-west alley next south of 9th Street from the southerly prolongation of the west line of Lot 2 to southerly prolongation of the east line of Lot 1, said east line also being the eastern terminus of the alley, all in Block 1, South Winfield Place, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and all utility easements over, under, across and along said alley, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri. (1425-V)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030016
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0457, rezoning an area of approximately 37.23 acres generally located on the west side of Lee Summit Road, approximately 700 feet south of U.S. 40 Highway from Districts R-4 (Low Apartments) and R-4-p (Low Apartments - Limited District) to District R-4 (Low Apartments). (9789-P-6)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030017
Approving a Community Unit Project on an approximately 37.23 acre tract of land generally located on the west side of Lee Summit Road, approximately 700 feet south of U.S. 40 Highway. (9789-CUP-7)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030018
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 80-270, Community unit projects, and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter to change the required submittals for the same and to allow community unit projects to serve as preliminary subdivision plats.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030019
Approving the plat of Northview Second Plat, an addition in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030020
Approving the plat of Carriage Hill Estates - Eleventh Plat, an addition in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030021
Approving the plat of Montclair Second Plat, an addition in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030022
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to and approving the Second Amendment to the Chouteau I-35 Tax Increment Financing Plan and designating an amended Redevelopment Area.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
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