Last Published: 6/5/2013 2:47:43 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
 

130427
RESOLUTION - Honoring Heather Gilbride as a Rich Noll Pacesetter for May, 2013.


Adopted

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

130442
RESOLUTION - Congratulating the UMKC Enactus Team on being presented the 1st Runner-Up trophy for their League at the Enactus National Exposition 2013.


Adopted

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

130430
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 61773 Through 61801


Received And Filed

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

130433
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Kansas City International Airport Community District regarding the adoption of their 2014 Fiscal Year Annual Budget (KCICID).


Received And Filed

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

130414
RESOLUTION - Consenting to the transfer of commercial real property located at 10315 East Independence Avenue, Independence, Missouri, 64053 by Land Trust of Jackson County, Missouri [Jackson County Tax Parcel No. 27-120-07-04-00-0-00-000], being portions of Lot 439 and Lot 440, Fairmount, a subdivision in the City of Independence, Jackson County, Missouri (“Land Trust Property”) to Truman Medical Center, Inc. (“TMC”), for demolition and redevelopment by TMC in accordance with that certain Development Plan for the Truman Medical Clinic Project (the “Project”).


Adopted

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

130439
RESOLUTION - Expressing the Mayor and City Council’s support for the Human Rights Campaign’s important work and expressing the City’s commitment to the active participation and progress towards a perfect score on the Municipal Equality Index.


Adopted

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

130420
Reducing the Contingent Appropriation of the General Fund by $190,354.83; appropriating $190,354.83 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

130401
Approving the plat of Residences at Burlington Creek, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; accepting 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. (SD1447)


Passed

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

130425
Approving the plat of Hospital Hill Center, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting 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. (SD0172C)


Passed

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

130249
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Division 2, Code of Ethics of Article VII, Officers and Employees, and enacting a new Article XV, Code of Ethics, of Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances to implement a comprehensive code of ethics, and amending section 2-48, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Mayor pro tempore” to establish the duties of the Mayor pro tem, including those relating to the Code of Ethics.


Passed As Second Substitute

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

130250
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Adopting a City Council Handbook for the administrative operation of the City Council office.


Passed As Second Substitute

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

130251
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Repealing the Standing Rules of the City Council and enacting new Standing Rules of the City Council.  


Passed As Second Substitute

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

130392
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation Department to execute a $13,440,000.00 cooperative agreement with Soccer Village Properties for the construction, maintenance and operation of the Soccer Village in Swope Park; establishing the Series 2013 Special Obligation Bond Fund; estimating revenues in the amount of $8,817,134.72 in the Series 2013 Special Obligation Bond Fund; appropriating that amount to the Lewis Road Athletic Fields account; designating requisitioning authority; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon completion; authorizing Soccer Village Properties to enter into professional services and design and construction contracts to complete the project; declaring the City’s official intent to get reimbursed from bonds proceeds; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 1 - Marcason

130418
Authorizing the Director of General Services Department to enter into a Management Agreement with the American Jazz Museum, in the amount of $542,363.00, from the American Jazz Museum account, for management and operations of the 18th and Vine Project.


Passed

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

130426
Appropriating $267,238.00 from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund and approving contracts with various agencies in the total amount of $267,238.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund.


Passed

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

130398
Authorizing acceptance of an $84,140.25 FEMA award through a Missouri State Emergency Management Agency Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) Grant to provide funding to design a Tornado Safe Room/Gym Addition for Garrison Community Center located at 1124 E. 5th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64106 (Total project cost $112,187.00 including a 25% required local match of cash in the amount of $28,046.75); estimating revenue in the amount of $84,140.25 in the Capital Improvements Fund; increasing appropriations in the amount of $84,140.25 in the Capital Improvements Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

130424
Authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to enter into a contract with Berkebile, Nelson, Immenschuh, McDowell, Inc., for the Phase II – Streetcar/Light Rail Expansion Analysis project; authorizing expenditures of approximately $1,890,000.00; approving project management costs; directing the Public Improvements Advisory Committee to move citywide funding for the Phase II – Streetcar/Light Rail Expansion Analysis; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

130407
Accepting and approving the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the Eighth Amendment to the Parvin Road Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Passed

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

130410
Changing the name of N. Flagor Road to N.E. Flagor Road from the intersection of N. Oak Trafficway and N. Flagor Road to its terminus, said terminus being a point about 350 feet north of N.E. 79th Terrace in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri


Passed

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

130423
Approving the preliminary plat of Hospital Hill Center on an approximately 2 acre tract of land in District R-0.5 (Residential Dash 0.5) generally located at the southwest corner of E. 23rd Street and Holmes Road creating three commercial lots. (SD 0172B)


Passed

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

130399
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation Department to execute a cooperative agreement with the Missouri Department of Transportation for use of Transportation Enhancement/Transportation Alternative grant funds on the Minor Park Connector Trail; estimating revenue and appropriating $450,000.00 to the Capital Improvements Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

130412
(Sub.)
Approving the Hawthorne Road PIEA General Development Plan consisting of two property parcels on approximately 69.87 acres located within the Northeast Industrial Area, generally bounded by the southern-most part of the Kansas City Power & Light Company Hawthorne Plant Site on the north, the eastern property boundary of 8400 Hawthorne Road on the east, East levee Road on the south, and the Kansas City Southern Railway tracks on the west and declaring that area an insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Planned Industrial Expansion Authority (PIEA) Law 100.300-100.620. (601-S-1)


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

130415
Approving the plat of Benson Place Fieldstone – Fourth 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. (SD0934S)


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

130428
Approving and authorizing settlement of claims by Garry Thompson and Anthony Thompson, Case No. 1116-CV08956.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130431
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a $500,000.00 contract with the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum to open and operate the Buck O’Neil Research and Education Center at the Paseo YMCA.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130435
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Michael Taylor, et al. v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 09CY-CV09669.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130436
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a Workers' Compensation benefit filed by Marvin E. Fox for injuries resulting from an accident on May 17, 2012, while employed by the City.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130437
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a workers' compensation benefit filed by Jeffrey A. Smith for injuries resulting from an accident on February 15, 2011, while employed by the City.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130432
Accepting and approving a ten-month $591,667.00 contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for HIV case management services in Kansas City, Missouri.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

130438
Estimating revenue and appropriating $400,000.00 in the HOME Investment Fund; and authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department to enter into contracts not to exceed $400,000.00 with Northland Neighborhoods, Inc. to acquire, rehabilitate and sell houses to low income persons through HOME Investment Partnership Program funding approved in the 2012 One Year Action Plan.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

130421
Approving the petition to amend the petition to establish the 39th Street Community Improvement District; establishing the amended 39th Street Community Improvement District, generally located on either side of 39th Street between State Line Road on the West and Southwest Trafficway on the East in Kansas City, Jackson County Missouri; and directing the City clerk to report the amendment of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130429
Approving the plat of Tuileries Plaza, Third Plat, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; accepting 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. (SD1099B)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130441
Amending Chapter 88, Code of Ordinances, through revisions and clarifications throughout the chapter in accordance with the Zoning & Development Code periodic review (254-S-283)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130443
RESOLUTION - Supporting the formation of the Twin Creeks Kansas City task force.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130350
Approving various Traffic Regulations in compliance with Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130356
Approving various Traffic Regulations in compliance with Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130357
Approving various Traffic Regulations in compliance with Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130358
Approving various Traffic Regulations in compliance with Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130405
Authorizing execution of a Release and Termination of a Deferral Agreement for certain street improvements in the area of 38th and N.E. Parvin Road between the Northland Corps of the Salvation Army and the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130417
Authorizing acceptance of a $724,000.00 grant from the Missouri Department of Transportation for the Bike KC Downtown Loop project; estimating and appropriating revenues in the Capital Improvements Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130434
Repealing the Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 091067, Ordinance No. 100286, and Ordinance No. 100907 and amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new Division 18 codifying the Parking and Transportation Commission and creating an advisory board to be known as the Parking Policy Review Board to make recommendations for addressing parking needs and enforcement within the City.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130440
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to approve a cooperative grant funding agreement with the Missouri Department of Transportation for the Cliff Drive and Spirit of KC Scenic Byways Trail Project in the amount of $832,518.00 in federal funds and a local match of $330,000.00 from Council District 4, Jackson County, Missouri.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Marcason Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130444
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Administration”, by repealing Section 2-49, Order of succession of elected officials, and enacting one new section of like number and subject matter which updates the names of one of the City Council committees.


Councilmember Marcason Move to Advance

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


Passed

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

130445
Authorizing the Mayor to execute an employment agreement with Troy Schulte to continue serving as City Manager; and ratifying the compensation of the City Manager.


Councilmember Circo Move to Advance

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


Passed

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