Last Published: 6/4/2005 11:59:14 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - ALVIN BROOKS
Present:11 - ED FORD, TERESA LOAR, BONNIE COOPER, PAUL DANAHER, TROY NASH, MARY WILLIAMS-NEAL, EVERT ASJES, JIM ROWLAND, BECKY NACE, TERRY RILEY, CHARLES EDDY
Excused:1 - KAY BARNES
 

030092
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Rockhurst High School football team for winning the Missouri State High School Athletics Association Class 6-A State Championship.


Adopted

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

030095
RESOLUTION - Declaring Tuesday, January 28, 2003, as X-Out day in Kansas City.


Adopted

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

030096
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council from the City Clerk pursuant to Rule 28-A listing the Semi-Annual Docket item considered by the Operations Committee and its vote on whether that item should be held or released.


Received And Filed

030062
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Authorizing the appointment of the Oversight Committee for the Terminal Improvement and Capital Improvement Projects at KCI.


Adopted as Substituted

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

020238
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Establishing a policy relating to public financing of certain costs of issuing City-backed municipal bonds including certain development costs.


Adopted as Second Committee Substitute

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

030063
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Auditor to perform an audit of the KCI Terminal Improvement Project.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Cooper, Danaher, Nash, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0
 
 There are no items on this week's Consent Docket.

021505
Authorizing a Lease with Sprint Missouri, Inc., at the Kansas City International Airport.


Passed

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

021512
Estimating revenue in the Kansas City Airports Fund in the amount of $4,000,000.00 and appropriating $4,000,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Kansas City Airports Fund.


Passed

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

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.


Passed

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

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.


Passed

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

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.


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
for reading of ordinances 030046, 030028, 030029 and 030031 and that these ordinances be advanced for final consideration at this time.
Ayes: 11 - Ford, Loar, Cooper, Danaher, Nash, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Ford, Loar, Cooper, Danaher, Nash, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Nace, Riley, Brooks
Nays: 0

030046
Estimating revenue in the Police Grants Fund in the amount of $111,465.00 and appropriating it for expenditures related to the Investigations Program for overtime and supplies.


Passed

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

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.


Passed

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

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.


Passed

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

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.


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
for reading of ordinances on three separate days for ordinances on second reading on pages 5-9 and that these ordinances be lsited next week for third reading.
Ayes: 12 - Ford, Loar, Cooper, Danaher, Nash, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0


Passed

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

030053
Authorizing a $500,000.00 contract with The Konrath Group for Project No. 20030252 - Pre-Construction and Construction Advisor Services at Kansas City International Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $500,000.00 with two one-year options to renew.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

021506
Authorizing a one year $330,000.00 agreement with Savin Corporation that provides copy machines and services with one additional one-year renewal option and authorizing the Commissioner of Purchases and Supplies to expend $120,000.00 for the agreement.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

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.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

030045
Estimating revenue in the amount of $500,000.00 and appropriating it to an account in the Finance Working Capital Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

030047
Authorizing a contract amendment with Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services in the amount of $100,984.87 for a total contract amount of $348,984.87 that provides HIV medication services for persons living with HIV/AIDS and authorizing the Director of Health to amend the contract by up to $250,000.00 without Council approval.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

030048
Accepting and approving a $609,614.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health that provides funding for HIV prevention, counseling and testing services; reestimating revenue in the amount of $121,641.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $10,027.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and appropriating the sum of $131,668.00 in the HIV/Drug Reimb. accounts of the Governmental Grants Fund.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

030059
Estimating revenue from a $60,000.00 grant that will fund a nutrition and exercise program for youth and appropriating it to the Healthy Habits account of the General Fund.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

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


Add to Consent Docket

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.


Add to Consent Docket

030008
Approving Traffic Regulation Nos. 56612 through 56665.


Add to Consent Docket

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.


Add to Consent Docket

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.


Add to Consent Docket

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


Add to Consent Docket

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.


Add to Consent Docket

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.


Add to Consent Docket

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.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

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.


Add to Consent Docket

030049
Giving permission to Old Town Partners VI, L.P., to construct and maintain ten exit door swings and a building facade in the public right-of-way for the building at 25 East 12th Street; assessing an encroachment fee of $4,350.00; and estimating $4,350.00 in revenue.


Add to Consent Docket

030050
Giving permission to Big Hair, L.L.C., to construct and maintain an exit door swing in the public right-of-way for the building at 1629 Walnut Street; assessing an encroachment fee of $156.00; and estimating $156.00 in revenue.


Add to Consent Docket

030051
Authorizing a STP-Urban Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission relating to the replacement of the 27th Street Bridge over Vine Street.


Add to Consent Docket

030054
Authorizing reconstruction of sidewalks, curbs, driveway entrances, and appurtenances from 68th Terrace from Wornall Road to Pennsylvania Avenue, Pennsylvania Avenue from 65th Street to 66th Terrace and 55th Street from Wornall Road to Pennsylvania Avenue; appropriating $160,850.00 from the Revolving Public Improvement Fund; appropriating it to various accounts in the Revolving Public Improvement Fund; authorizing assessment of the costs against the properties benefitted; and recognizing an emergency.


Add to Consent Docket

030055
Authorizing a $360,000.00 agreement with TranSystems Corporation for engineering services in connection with the replacement for the 22nd/23rd Street connector from I-35 to McGee and the Crosstown Circle linking the west side and Jazz District; authorizing a Cooperative Agreement with Union Station of Kansas City, Inc., whereby Union Station contributes $60,000.00 to the City for the 22nd/23rd Street Corridor replacement and the Crosstown Circle Development Plan; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $75,000.00 in the General Fund; appropriating it to the Capital Improvement Fund; estimating revenue in the amount of $135,000.00 in the Capital Improvement Fund; appropriating it to the 22nd/23rd Street Corridor account of the Capital Improvement Fund; and authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $360,000.00 for the project.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

030056
Approving a $324,800.00 contract with A.D. Jacobson Co. Inc. for Contract No. 788 Replacement of Bar Screen 1 at Blue River Wastewater Treatment Plant; and appropriating funds in the amount of $357,280.00.


Add to Consent Docket

030057
Approving a $4,384,400.00 contract with Beemer Construction Co. Inc. for Contract No. 7851 Cass County Water Transmission Main Construction; and appropriating funding therefore in the amount of $4,885,350.00.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

030058
Authorizing expenditure of $298,100.00 in additional funds to complete the work in Contract No. 755 Midtown Sewer Rehabilitation Phase II; and appropriating $233,199.00 in funding therefore.


Add to Consent Docket

030052
Accepting various easements and deeds in Jackson, Clay and Platte Counties; releasing easements in Jackson County; and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
for reading of ordinances on three separate days for ordinances found on first reading on pages 10- 13 and that these ordinances be listed in the committees so designated.
Ayes: 12 - Ford, Loar, Cooper, Danaher, Nash, Williams-Neal, Asjes, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy
Nays: 0


Add to Consent Docket

030077
Authorizing an Interim Concession and Lease Premises Agreement with ANC Rental Corporation at the Kansas City International Airport.


Referred Aviation Committee

030090
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Auditor to perform an audit of the contracts between Metropolitan Ambulance Services Trust and other cities and to evaluate the financial viability of MAST.


Referred Finance and Audit Committee

030091
RESOLUTION - Requesting that the Finance and Audit Committee recommend a recruitment process to the Mayor and Council for the position of City Clerk.


Referred Finance and Audit Committee

030074
Accepting and approving a contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding for Sickle Cell Anemia Program services; reestimating revenue in the amount of $40,000.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and appropriating it to the Sickle Cell Anemia Program account of the Governmental Grants Fund.


Referred Neighborhood Development Committee

030078
Reestimating revenue in the amount of $100,000.00 in the General Fund and increasing appropriations in the amount of $100,000.00 in various accounts in the General Fund that is available due to the increased revenue from the number of pet licenses sold.


Referred Neighborhood Development Committee

030075
Authorizing reconstruction of sidewalks, curbs, driveway entrances, and appurtenances north of 23rd Street, south of 23rd Street and Anderson Street from White Avenue to Wheeling Avenue; appropriating $163,469.00 from the Revolving Public Improvement Fund; appropriating it to various accounts in the Revolving Public Improvement Fund; authorizing assessment of the costs against the properties benefitted; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred Operations Committee

030076
(Sub.)
Authorizing a $699,222.00 contract with Audrie Seeley & Co., Inc., for constructing storm drainage improvements through Woodbridge Subdivision; waiving the 48 hour submission of the contractor utilization plan provided in Chapter 38; estimating revenue in the amount of $68,909.00 in the Capital Improvement Fund; appropriating it to the Storm Sewer Construction - CD6 account of the Capital Improvement Fund; and authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $840,000.00 for the project.


Referred Operations Committee

030068
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0458, rezoning an area generally located at the northeast, northwest and southwest corners of 42nd Street and Woodland Avenue from District C-1 (Neighborhood Retail Business) to District R-2b (Two-Family Dwellings). (12881-P)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030069
Approving the plat of New Mark Phase V, an addition in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached agreement.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030070
Approving the plat of O Business Park, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030071
Approving the plat of Troost Hills, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030072
Approving the plat of Southmarket Third Plat, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached agreement.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030073
Approving the plat of Habitat State Heights, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030079
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Performing Arts District Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Performing Arts District Tax Increment Financing Plan; and designating a Redevelopment Area.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030080
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 1 of the Performing Arts District Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030081
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 2 of the Performing Arts District Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030082
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 3 of the Performing Arts District Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030083
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 4 of the Performing Arts District Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030084
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 5 of the Performing Arts District Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030085
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 6 of the Performing Arts District Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030086
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 7 of the Performing Arts District Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030087
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 8 of the Performing Arts District Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030089
(Sub.)
Declaring the area generally bounded by Brooklyn Avenue on the west, Terminal Railway on the north, Olive Avenue on the east and East 20th 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 and approving the Urban Renewal Plan for the same, said plan to be known as the Infill Housing Urban Renewal Project Area No. 136.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030088
Approving the plat of Bristol Highlands Sixth Plat, an addition in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; and establishing grades on public ways.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030093
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan in District GP-3/4 (Regional Business, High Density Residential Use) on an approximately 8.3 acre tract of land generally located on the east side of proposed N.W. Prairie View Road approximately 1,200 feet north of N.W. Barry Road. [District G] (12651-GP- 2)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030094
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan in District GP-3/4 (Regional Business, High Density Residential Use) on an approximately 39.18 acre tract of land generally located on the both sides of N. Congress Avenue between Missouri Highway 152 and a point approximately 1,200 feet north of N.W. Barry Road. [District H] (12652-GP-2)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030097
(Sub.)
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District C-2-p (Local Retail Business - Limited District) on approximately a 0.79 acre tract of land generally located at the northwest corner of 13th Street and Prospect Avenue. (9754-P-9)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
Ordinance 030097 was introduced by Councilmember Nash.

030098
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0468, rezoning an area of approximately 0.25 acres generally located at 8614 Harrison Court from District C-2 (Local Retail Business) to District PD/C-2 (Planned District/Local Retail Business) and approving a development plan for the same. (12907-PD-1)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
Ordinance 030098 was introduced by Councilmember Nace.
 
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