Last Published: 2/26/2009 3:41:40 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - MARK FUNKHOUSER
Present:12 - DEB HERMANN, BILL SKAGGS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, BETH GOTTSTEIN, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, TERRY RILEY, CATHY JOLLY, JOHN SHARP
 

090142
RESOLUTION - Welcoming Consul-General Narong Sasitorn the Thai Consul-General in Chicago to Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090143
RESOLUTION - Congratulating the Blue Hills Community Services on receiving the 2009 Energy Star Award for Excellence in Affordable Housing.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090144
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulation E-40810


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090145
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulation E-40811


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090146
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulation E-40812


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090147
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulation E-40813


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090148
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulation E40814


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090149
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulation E40815-E40818


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090120
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to execute an amendment to the Brush Creek Basin Study Agreement between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the City of Kansas City, Missouri and Johnson County, Kansas for the watershed based study of the Brush Creek Basin in Kansas and Missouri; authorizing the Director of Water Services to execute a Cooperative Agreement with Johnson County, Kansas to set forth cost-sharing responsibilities for this study; authorizing an additional $185,000.00 for the project; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, 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: There are no consents this week. ADVANCE DEBATES: 090090 090139 ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090090
Approving the preliminary plat of Park Plaza Commercial on about an 11.9 acre tract of land generally located at the northwest corner of N.W. 64th Street and Interstate 29. (SD0583A)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090139
Authorizing acceptance and approval of the State Emergency Management Agency Grant for the Buffer Zone Protection Program in the additional amount of $24,885.26; and estimating revenues and increasing appropriations in the amount of $24,885.26 in the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF THE ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON SECOND READING ON PAGES 4-5 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090079
Approving the Sixteenth Amendment to the Development Plan submitted by the Crown Center Redevelopment Corporation and authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a Seventeenth Supplemental Contract with the Crown Center Redevelopment Corporation. (116-S-13)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090080
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan in District URD on approximately 26 acres generally bounded by 400 feet north of 26th Street on the north, McGee Street and Gillham Road on the east, Union Cemetery on the south and Grand Boulevard on the west. (12485-URD-2)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090088
Rezoning an area of approximately .54 acres generally located at the northwest corner of Independence Avenue and Myrtle Avenue from Districts R-2b and C-2 to District C-2. (13887-P)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090089
Rezoning an area of approximately .54 acres generally located at the northwest corner of Independence Avenue and Myrtle Avenue from District C-2 to District PD/C-2, and approving a preliminary development plan for the same. (13887-PD-1)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090091
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District CP-1 (Neighborhood Planned Business Center) on a 10.64 acre tract of land generally located at the southwest corner of N.W. Barry Road and N. St. Clair Avenue. (5905-CP-45)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090092
Approving an amendment to previously approved preliminary development plan District CP-1 on an approximately 1.89 acre tract of land generally located at the southwest corner of N. Cypress Avenue and N.E. Vivion Road. (5200-CP-13)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090093
Amending the General Development and Land Use Plan, Kansas City International Airport, as amended, by changing the land use designation from Districts GP-3 and GP-5 to Districts GP-4 and GP-5 for an approximately 39.645 acre tract of land generally located on the north side of N.W. Barry Road and on both sides of N. Conant Avenue. (247-S-111)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090094
(Sub.)
Rezoning an area of approximately 39.645 acres generally located on the north side of N.W. Barry Road and on both sides of N. Conant Avenue from Districts GP-3 and GP-5 to Districts GP-4 and GP-5, and approving a development plan for the same. (6553-GP-3)


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

090128
RESOLUTION - Consenting to the transfer of various tracts of land held by Land Trust of Jackson County, Missouri, and located in the Third Councilmanic District to Ivanhoe Neighborhood Council, for purposes of maintaining such land and for redevelopment.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090129
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2 of the Code of Ordinances of Kansas City, Article XIV “Budgetary and Financial Policies” by enacting new divisions and enacting sections which codify the Investment Policy, Contingent Appropriation Policy, Debt Policy, and Costs of Public Financing Policy for the City and renumbering Section 2-1950, Non-recurring Revenue Policy, as Section 2-1970.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted
 
 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 6-8 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090151
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Charles Rice v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 0716-CV03440.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090163
Authorizing the Director of Finance to make mid-year adjustments to certain TIF and Super-TIF accounts including appropriating Unappropriated Fund Balance in the General Fund, in the amount of $2,047,767, and Capital Improvement Sales Tax Fund, in the amount of $186,336; estimating additional revenues in various funds in the total amount of $17,395,690.00 and increasing appropriations to redirect certain taxes to the North Kansas City School District; reallocating and reducing appropriations to transfer from the PMT, KCATA, Fire, Public Safety, C & T funds to the TIF Special Allocation Fund and various STIF funds; adjusting appropriations in the TIF Special Allocation Fund and various STIF funds.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090166
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to explore and assess all reasonable alternatives that would eliminate or reduce the subsidy of annual operations for Kemper Arena, the American Royal Center Complex and related facilities; and directing the City Manager to report these alternatives within 60 days.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090152
Rezoning an area of approximately 7.1 acres generally located at the northwest corner of N.W. 64th Terrace and N. Cosby Avenue from Districts R-2a and CP-1 to District R-4. (6576-P-21).


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090153
Rezoning an area of approximately 7.1 acres generally located at the northwest corner of N.W. 64th Terrace and N. Cosby Avenue from District R-4 (Low Apartments) to District PD/R-4 (Planned District/Low Apartments), and approving a preliminary development plan for the same. (6576-PD-22).


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090154
Vacating the north/south alley east of Cleveland Avenue, north of 6th Street, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; retaining a utility easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1595-V)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090156
Considering the Kansas City Register nomination for the property located at 2033 Vine Street, known as Fire Station No. 11, as required by Section 2.911-920, Administrative Code of the City of Kansas City. (250-S-118)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090158
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District C-2-p on a 10.77 acre tract of land generally located on both sides of Madison Avenue south of W. 103rd Street. (10179-P-16)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090159
Vacating a portion of Leeds Road west of Farley Avenue, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; retaining a utility easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents (1586-V)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090161
Determining compliance of the 909 Walnut “353” Development Plan located on about one acre generally on the east side of Walnut Street, between 9th Street and 10th Street, and authorizing the Director of City Development to issue a Certificate of Full Compliance. (583-S-1)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090164
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan in District CP-1 on approximately 5.6 acres generally located at the northwest corner of N. Cosby Avenue and N.W. 64th Terrace, for the purpose of deleting an approximately 4.22 acre tract of land from the development plan. (6576-CP-19)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090165
Approving an amendment to a previously approved community unit project plan in District R-2a (Two-Family Dwellings)on approximately an 80.12 acre tract of land generally located at the northwest corner of N.W. 64th Terrace and N. Cosby Avenue, for the purpose of deleting an approximately 2.88 acre tract of land from said community unit project plan. (6576-CUP-20)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090150
Accepting and approving a one year $40,000.00 contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding for implementing a comprehensive immunization educational program designed to promote adolescent immunization in the City of Kansas City, Missouri; and increasing revenue in the amount of $13,024.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090155
Authorizing various traffic signal modifications; estimating revenue in the amount of $896,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating the sum of $896,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance to various accounts in the Capital Improvements Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090157
Declaring it necessary to change and re-establish the grades of, and the relocation, opening, establishing and dedicating of Street Right of Way on North Gower Drive and Northwest 68th Street, Northwest Waukomis Drive, North Gower Drive Cul de Sac, Northwest Bryan Avenue, North Robinhood Lane, and Northwest 64th Street, all in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to cause a notice to be published as provided for herein.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090160
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a $744,990.00 Design Professional Services Agreement with International Architects, Atelier, Inc. for the HVAC Replacement and Interior Design of the Kansas City Museum’s Corinthian Hall and Carriage House Project; and appropriating $7,450.00 to the Public Art Fund.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090162
Authorizing a $234,619.00 contract with Wilson Plumbing Co. for Project No. 89003400, 81000242 NE 88th & N Lathrop Sanitary Sewer Extension; appropriating funds in the amount of $120,130.70; authorizing the City Manager to amend and increase this contract by up to $23,462.00; authorizing the City Manager to expend $90,000 for administration of the project; authorizing the City Manager to reimburse the Capital Improvement Fund by $9,146.47 for past expenses; authorizing the City Manager to expend $357,228.00 for the project; and authorizing assessment of the costs against the properties benefited.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move To Introduce

090167
RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Director of Aviation to submit a preliminary application to the FAA for participation of KCI in the Airport Privatization Pilot Program.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Johnson Move to Waive Charter Requirement

090168
Authorizing the execution and delivery of a Cooperative Agreement among Kansas City, Missouri, Platte County, Missouri, the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri and the Industrial Development Authority of Platte County, Missouri.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS