Last Published: 10/25/2013 1:01:19 PM
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
 

130843
RESOLUTION - Expressing sympathy in the death of Sergeant Gary L. Cooley


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Davis, Wagner, James, Jr., Sharp, Taylor, Brooks, Circo, Marcason, Glover, Reed, Curls, Johnson, Ford
Nays: 0

130826
RESOLUTION - Honoring Stephanie Boyer as a Rich Noll Pacesetter for October, 2013.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130827
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the NAACP KCMO Branch for 100 years of addressing civil rights advocacy issues and serving the Kansas City community and metropolitan area.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130839
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Mila Helen Lewis on her 100th birthday.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130820
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E41730-E41734


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130821
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E41735-E41737


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130822
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Downtown Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Budget for the Fiscal Year ending 2014.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130823
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the DowntownCommunity Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Report for the Fiscal Year ending 2013.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130824
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the KCI Airport Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Report for the Fiscal Years ending 2012 and 2013.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130825
COMMUNICATION - October 2013-Accepting various easements in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri and requesting the city clerk to record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
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: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130769
(Sub.)
Approving the assignment of certain development rights with respect to a portion of the Beacon Hill Development Plan, by and among Beacon Hill Redevelopment Corporation, Hospital Hill Economic Development Corporation, and 27th & Troost Redevelopment Corporation; releasing Beacon Hill Redevelopment Corporation as it relates to certain development rights; and authorizing execution of an Assignment and Assumption Agreement among Beacon Hill Redevelopment Corporation, Hospital Hill Economic Development Corporation, 27th & Troost Redevelopment Corporation and the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130815
Amending Ordinance No. 130215 by repealing Section 7 to revise the tracts being authorized for condemnation; authorizing condemnation, and the taking of private property interests as noted for public use for street improvement Project No. 89005536 (Blue Parkway and Eastwood Trafficway), all in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130808
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Thomas Walker v. City of Kansas City, Missouri and Copaken Brooks, Case No. 1116-CV32934.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, 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 third reading.

130819
(Sub.)
Amending Article VIII of the Administrative Code of Kansas City, Missouri, relating to the suspension, dismissal or demotion of city employees, by repealing Sections 2-1112, 2-1113, and 2-1114, enacting in lieu thereof sections of like number and subject matter; and adding a new section 2-1114.5, and that require departments to forward recommendations for suspension, demotion and/or dismissal to the Director of Human Resources for review and approval, and to meet with the City Manager and Director of Human Resources when a department director does not agree with the determination of the Director of Human Resources.


Councilmember Sharp (Second by Circo) Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Circo
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Passed as Substituted and Amended

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130779
(Sub.)
Declaring certain real property in Beacon Hill along Vine Street surplus to the City(s needs; authorizing the Director of the General Services Department to convey these surplus parcels to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority and further authorizing the execution of related documents.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130816
Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to enter into a one (1) year contract with Deffenbaugh Industries, Inc.; and authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to exercise the City’s four (4) one-year renewals options.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130818
(Sub.)
Amending the 2013 One-Year Action Plan and authorizing submission of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; reducing appropriations in the amount of $2,000,000.00 in the 2011B GO Bond Fund; estimating revenue in the amount of $775,000.00 in the Community Development Block Grant Fund; reducing appropriations in the amount of $2,564,082.43 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating $5,339,082.43 to the Troost Avenue Reconstruction account; authorizing a contract with J.M. Fahey Construction Company for approximately $6,150,000.00 for the Beacon Hill Troost Avenue Reconstruction project; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130796
(Sub.)
Amending Section 68-472.1, Code of Ordinances, for the purpose of revising the formula for distributing the public mass transportation sales tax.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

130806
Accepting and approving a one-year $94,068.00 grant from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide services for the Women, Infant and Children's supplemental food program (WIC).


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

130812
Accepting a one year $425,000.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for the Building Blocks Home Visiting program that promotes a healthy and safe parenting and home environment.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

130817
Authorizing an agreement with CAF USA, Inc. for approximately $17,980,000.00 to furnish the City with four (4) CAF Urbos 3 Low Floor Streetcar vehicles for the Kansas City Downtown Streetcar project; and recognizing an emergency.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 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.

130838
Renaming Fund No. 3332, the 2013C Special Obligation Bond Fund, estimating and appropriating revenue in Fund 3431, the 2013B Special Obligation Bond Fund and Fund 3332, the 2013C Special Obligation Bond Fund, recording the sale of the Series 2013B and 2013C Special Obligation Bonds, appropriating $14,000,000.00 in Fund No. 3431 for the East Patrol Project and $5,000,000.00 in Fund No. 3332 for the City Market Project; appropriating debt service for FY 2013-14, transferring monies from funds 3670, 3650 and 5300 to fund 3431, designating requisitioning authorities; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon completion and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130846
RESOLUTION - Amending Section 3.03 of the Standing Rules of the City Council to clarify that the provision regarding project names in titles applies to City projects.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130829
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the 9th & Central Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the 9th & Central Tax Increment Financing Plan; designating a Redevelopment Area; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130830
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area A of the 9th & Central Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project; adopting tax increment financing therefor; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130831
Rezoning a 1.23 acre tract of land generally located at 8326 Wornall Rd from Districts R-1.5 (Residential 1.5) and R-6 to District B3-2. (Case No. 14418-P, McDonalds)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130833
Appropriating $109,221.00 and estimating revenue in the General Fund to be used for special project costs, property acquisition, and maintenance; and authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to execute a contract with Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority for $56,180.00 for property management and maintenance.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130834
RESOLUTION - Amending the Plaza Urban Design and Development Plan to change the planning recommendation on an approximately 0.94 acre tract of land, generally located on the south side of 45th Street, between Belleview Avenue and Madison Avenue, by changing the recommended land use from Potential Redevelopment Area to Limited Redevelopment with Specific Guidelines. (225-S-22, Springhill Suites).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130835
Rezoning a 0.94 acre tract of land, generally located on the south side of 45th Street between Madison Avenue and Belleview Avenue from Districts R-1.5 and B1-1 to District MPD and approval of a preliminary development plan. (10589-MPD-2, Springhill Suites)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130836
Amending the Truman Plaza Area Plan on an approximately 0.84 acre tract of land, generally located at the northwest corner of E 6th Street and Chestnut Avenue, by changing the recommended land use from Residential Urban Low Density to Commercial. (693-S-1, Cabinrock Investments).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130837
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 B 3-2 to District MPD and approving a preliminary development plan, which also serves as a preliminary plat for commercial development. (14377-MPD, Cabinrock Investments)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130840
Approving the plat of Replat of Brentwood Crossing – Third 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. (SD1156M)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130841
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Attorney to file appropriate documents to modify the boundaries of the Park Plaza Transportation Development District ("District") to add the additional area owned by the City for the relocation of N.W. Prairie View Road north from its current point terminating on the north side of the District for the relocation of said road and to add the second phase of the N.W. Prairie View Road Project as a transportation project of the District.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130844
RESOLUTION - Amending Second Committee Substitute for Resolution No. 120605 by repealing and reenacting Section 1 thereof for the purpose of updating the policies for the approval of new community improvement districts.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130845
Repealing Section 2-113, Code of Ordinances, and enacting a new Section 3-62, Code of Ordinances, for the purpose of authorizing the city auditor to audit any community improvement district established by the City.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130828
Authorizing a traffic signal modifications; estimating revenue in the amount of $372,760.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount to the 47th and Cleaver II Blvd account; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130832
Authorizing a $60,000.00 Amendment No. 4 with George Butler Associates, Inc., for the Temporary Flow Monitoring for Combined Sewer Outfalls BR059 and BR069 project.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130842
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to solicit bids for a $10 million loan to finance environmental work and advanced conceptual engineering for the expansion of the City’s streetcar system and directing the City Manager to include the recommended payments in the City’s five-year capital budget.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee
 
 Councilmember Wagner (Second by Davis) Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130847
Stating City Council commitment to fund improvements to Missouri Route 210 from Eldon Road to Route 291 in an amount up to $3,000,000.00; directing the City Manager to identify $3,000,000.00 in funding for the improvements; and authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into an Economic Development Agreement with the Missouri Department of Transportation for the improvements.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
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