Last Published: 5/8/2009 12:12:01 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
 

090344
RESOLUTION - Declaring May 3-9, 2009, as National Drinking Water Week in Kansas City.


Adopted

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

090345
RESOLUTION - Honoring Golden Ox owners Stephen Greer and William Teel and staff on the restaurant’s 60th anniversary.


Adopted

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

090342
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 60096 through 60178


Received And Filed

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

090349
COMMUNICATION - Notice from Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP to the City Clerk regarding submission of a Petition to amend the Petition to Establish the Martin City Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

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

090340
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Auditor to prepare quarterly citizen satisfaction surveys.


Adopted

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 3 - Marcason, Circo, Riley

090341
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Stating the intention of the Council regarding advance funding of certain capital projects


Adopted as Substituted

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

990707
(Sub.)
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 8 of the 19th Terrace & Central Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therein.


Passed as Substituted

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

990708
(Sub.)
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 9 of the 19th Terrace & Central Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therein.


Passed as Substituted

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

090302
(Sub.)
Authorizing the City Manager to enter into a Management Agreement with the American Jazz Museum, in the amount of $550,000.00, from the American Jazz Museum account, for management and operations of the 18th and Vine Project.


Passed as Substituted

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

090290
Authorizing a multi-party cooperative agreement for the undergrounding of overhead utility lines and the construction of curbs, sidewalks, gutters and decorative streetscape within the public right-of-way on West 17th Street.


Passed

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

090300
Declaring it necessary to change and re-establish the grades on 87th Street from Denver Avenue approximately 3,771 feet east to Newton Avenue, all in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to cause notice to be published as provided herein.


Passed

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

081033
(Sub.)
Enacting a new Chapter 88, Code of Ordinances, by adding Sections 88-10 through 88-825, which comprises the zoning and development code, and repealing Chapters 66 and 80.


Councilmember Riley Move To Hold On Docket

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


Held on Docket (5/14/2009)

090255
Amending Section 70-179, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 70-179, Responsibility of registered owner for violations, and enacting a new section regarding the responsibility of registered owners of vehicles for violations.


Passed

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: 090329 090338 ADVANCE DEBATES: 090298 (sub) 090327 090316 090318 090314 090320 (sub) 090326 (sub) 090337 090317 090319 090315 090330 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

090329
Approving and authorizing settlement of the lawsuit styled Yonco v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, et al., Case No. 0716-CV35700.


Passed

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

090338
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Ahmed Abdush-Shakir v. Leonard Horne, et al., Case No. 0816-CV05613.


Passed

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

090298
(Sub.)
Authorizing execution of an third amended contract with the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri, the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, and the Downtown Economic Stimulus Authority for the purpose of providing funds for certain development and redevelopment services, adding $309,000.00 to the contract amount; and extending the term for 60 days.


Councilmember Riley Move to Amend
amendment-freeze on salaries for EDC
Seconded by Councilmember Sanders Brooks
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Passed as Substituted and Amended

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

090326
(Sub.)
Renaming Fund No. 8183 as the Sanitary Sewer Series 2009A Revenue Project Fund; estimating revenues in the amount of $55,169,688.60 in the Sanitary Sewer Series 2009A Revenue Project Fund and appropriating the same; designating requisitioning authority; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon project completion; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

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

090327
Completing the reissuance and refunding of various variable rate demand bonds of the City of Kansas City, Missouri; estimating revenues in the amount of $7,508,725.00 in Fund No. 5310, the STIF Tower 909 Walnut Debt Fund for the Special Obligation Refunding Bonds (909 Walnut Parking Facility Project) Series 2009A Bonds; estimating revenues in the amount of $180,620,000.00 in the Fund No. 5320, the Kansas City Downtown Redevelopment District Debt Fund; estimating revenues in the amount of $17,400,000.00 in Fund No. 5260, the STIF Hotel President Fund for the Special Obligation Refunding Bonds (Hotel President Project), Series 2009B; estimating revenues in the amount of $12,245,000.00 in Fund No. 5230, the Equipment Lease Debt Service Fund for the Special Obligation Refunding Bonds (Chouteau Project), Series 2009C and 2009D, appropriating the same, designating requisitioning authorities; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

090337
Accounting for the replacement of a swap agreement with Lehman Brothers Holding Inc. with a similar swap agreement with Barclays Capital; estimating $6,062,000.00 of revenue in Fund No. 5320, the Kansas City Downtown Redevelopment District Debt Fund, and appropriating the same; designating requisitioning authorities; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

090316
Accepting $540,000.00 in program income to establish the Beacon Hill Homes Association Minor Home Repair Program; estimating revenue in the amount of $540,000.00 in the Community Development Block Grant Fund; appropriating $540,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Community Development Block Grant Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

090317
Accepting a grant from Missouri Gas Energy in the amount of $551,448.00 to provide weatherization services; reestimating revenue in the amount of $150,000.00 in the Supportive Housing Rehabilitation Loan Fund; increasing an appropriation in the amount of $150,000.00 in the MGE Home Weatherization Grant account of the Supportive Housing Rehabilitation Loan Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

090318
Accepting a grant from Aquila-Missouri in the amount of $234,000.00 to provide weatherization services; reestimating revenue in the amount of $50,000.00 in the Supportive Housing Rehabilitation Loan Fund; increasing an appropriation in the Aquila Home Weatherization Grant account of the Supportive Housing Rehabilitation Loan Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

090319
Accepting a grant from the Kansas City Power and Light Company in the amount of $570,621.00 to provide weatherization services; reestimating revenue in the amount of $75,000.00 in the Supportive Housing Rehabilitation Loan Fund; increasing appropriations in the amount of $75,000.00 in the KCL Home Weatherization Grant account of the Housing Rehabilitation Loan Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

090314
(Sub.)
Approving contracts with various agencies in the total amount of $1,188,426.00 for the events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist and Development Fund.


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


Held on Docket (5/7/2009)

090315
Approving contracts with various agencies in the total amount of $158,400.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist and Development Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 8 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090320
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute documents and take all steps necessary to effectuate a purchase with Pursell Oxford Investments, LLC, for the purchase of the 25 +/- acre tract at approximately 9600 Elmwood (the “Property”) for the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department-South Patrol, out of previously appropriated funds; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted and Amended

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

090330
Reducing appropriations in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $65,000.00 and appropriating this sum to an account in the Capital Improvements Fund for a project in the Fifth Council District; reducing appropriations in the General Fund in the amount of $65,000.00 and appropriating this sum to an account in the General Fund for projects in the Fifth Council District.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Ford Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF THE ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON SECOND READING ON PAGES 8-9 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090284
Amending a previously approved development plan In District GP-3 on approximately a 34.84 acre tract of land generally located at the northwest corner of N.W. Cookingham Drive and N.W. Prairie View Road. (7893-GP-9)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090273
(Sub.)
Authorizing the City Manager to execute an intergovernmental agreement with Jackson County, Missouri allowing the Jackson County Sheriff to enforce County ordinances relating to petty offenses and traffic regulation, and to provide certain other law enforcement assistance, within the corporate limits of the City situated within Jackson County, Missouri.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

090304
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Supporting the efforts of the Scarritt Renaissance Neighborhood Association, on behalf of all Northeast Neighborhoods, the Municipal Court, the City Prosecutor, the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, and the Northeast Chamber of Commerce to address the pervasive problems of drug trafficking and prostitution through the SOAP and SODA initiatives.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090313
Amending Chapter 14, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 14-29, Dangerous dogs, and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter pertaining to dangerous dogs.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090323
Amending Chapter 26, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 26-105, Fire Code Permits, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090324
Authorizing the Fire Department Director to execute an agreement with the City of Riverside, Missouri, to provide mutual assistance when significant emergency circumstances exist.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090325
Authorizing a contract not to exceed $470,000.00 with Corporate Care Occupational Medicine Network for Kansas City Fire Department employee physical examinations and physician services and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $470,000.00.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090312
Approving and authorizing a five year Use and Lease Agreement, effective May 1, 2009, with Signatory Airlines at Kansas City International Airport; authorizing like agreements with additional airlines; and authorizing amendments to the agreements.


Add to Consent Docket
 
 Councilmember Ford 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 PAGE 10 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090346
Reducing the Contingent Appropriation in the General Fund by $200,000.00; appropriating $200,000.00 in the General Fund to the Apartment Rebate Program; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090347
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Eighth Amendment to the 43rd and Main Tax Increment Financing Plan; and approving the Eighth Amendment to the 43rd and Main Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090343
Approving a $440,000.00 Joint Funding Agreement with the United States Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey, for Contract No. 1005, Project No. 61000020, Water Resources Investigations, to assess the urban water quality in the Blue River Basin; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $290,000.00 for the project; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090348
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Approving the Bicycle/Pedestrian Friendly Community Action Plan as a guide for annual bicycle and pedestrian facility and program development within the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Riley Move To Introduce
090350
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090350
Adopting an Addendum to the Memorandum of Understanding with Local 3808, I.A.F.F.


Councilmember Riley Move to Advance

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


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason Move to Reconsider
090290- hold one week
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090290
Authorizing a multi-party cooperative agreement for the undergrounding of overhead utility lines and the construction of curbs, sidewalks, gutters and decorative streetscape within the public right-of-way on West 17th Street.


Councilmember Marcason Move To Hold On Docket

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


Held on Docket (5/7/2009)
 
 Councilmember Ford Move To Introduce
090351
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0

090351
Amending Chapter 2, Administration, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-55, Definitions, relating to volunteers in the offices of City elected officials, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter.


Councilmember Ford Move to Advance

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


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Sanders Brooks Move To Introduce

090352
Approving the Asset Transfer and Capacity Building Plan enabling the transfer of assets from Housing and Economic Development Financial Corporation and authorizing its submission to the U.S. District Court, Western District in City of Kansas City, Mo. v. Housing and Economic Development Corporation, Case No. 05-00368-CV-W-GAF.


Referred to Housing Committee
 
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