Last Published: 1/22/2009 3:39:43 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, BETH GOTTSTEIN, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, TERRY RILEY, CATHY JOLLY, JOHN SHARP
Out:1 - SHARON SANDERS BROOKS
 

090056
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the City Clerk regarding receipt of the Environmental Management System & Green Solutions Annual Report for fiscal year 2008 for the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Received And Filed

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

090009
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a workers’ compensation benefit filed by William Bane for injuries resulting from an incident on April 21, 2006 while employed by the City.


Passed

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

090017
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a workers’ compensation benefit filed by Richard Robinson for injuries resulting from an incident on October 23, 2007 while employed by the City.


Passed

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

090018
Approving the plat of City Market Townhouses Plat, an addition in Jackson 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. (SD1403)


Passed

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

090022
Establishing for public use a portion of City owned property located at 2116 Campbell Street, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance.


Passed

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

090001
Authorizing the purchase of a parcel of land identified as Tract No. 247 in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri, for airport expansion (Project No. 6200LAND), and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $27,100.00, and acceptance of a warranty deed conveying title thereto.


Passed

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

090002
Authorizing a Cooperative Agreement with the Curators of the University of Missouri on behalf of the University of Missouri-Kansas City for the construction of public sidewalks, curbs and gutters, and drive approaches fronting and abutting properties owned by the Curators of the University of Missouri and the UMKC Trustees.


Passed

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

090016
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a Cooperative Agreement with Jackson County, Missouri for the design and replacement of a culvert south of the intersection of Wornall Road and Blue Ridge Boulevard; and authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend funds in the amount of $250,000.00 from previously appropriated funds.


Passed

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

081175
(Sub.)
Amending Ordinance No. 070884, which rezoned an area of approximately 5.3 acres generally located north of 3rd Street between Broadway Boulevard and Delaware Street from District M-2a to District URD, by repealing Section B of that ordinance and enacting a new Section B, which approves an amended development plan that eliminates the requirement that the developer construct an approximately 50-foot section of 2nd Street to the easterly property line, but still provides for the dedication of the 2nd Street extension to the easterly property line and requires construction of 2nd Street to the eastern entrance of the property; terminating a related deferral agreement; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and the termination agreement.


Passed as Substituted

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

090012
Accepting and approving a one-year $51,400.00 contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for tuberculosis control activities; increasing revenue in the amount of $17,133.00; and increasing appropriations in the amount of $1,097.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Passed

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

081190
Authorizing a Water Purchase Agreement between the NW Cass County Sewer and Water District and Kansas City, Missouri, for a period of twenty (20) years.


Passed

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

090023
Authorizing the Director of General Services to enter into a Lease Agreement with Parker’s Bebop Cafe, LLC, for the lease of City owned property located at 1128 Oak Street in Kansas City, Missouri to operate a restaurant.


Passed

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

090032
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a $325,000.00 contract with Ace Pipe Cleaning, Inc. for Contract No. 8602, East Bottoms Reservoir and Lower Chamber Floor Cleanout; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $357,000.00 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: 090034 (sub) ADVANCE DEBATES: 090021 ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIM
 
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090034
(Sub.)
Repealing Resolution No. 911385, requiring a review by the City Auditor of the budget proposed by the City Manager; Amending Section 2-722, Code of Ordinances, “Governance Assessment Checklist” by requiring the City Auditor to conduct a survey of boards and commissions at least once every four years rather than annually; and repealing Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 080477 authorizing a cooperative agreement with Jackson County to audit the Jackson County and Kansas City election boards.


Passed as Substituted

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

090021
Reducing the Contingent Appropriation in the General Fund by $875,670.00; and appropriating $875,670.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund to the Solid Waste Apartment Rebate program.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Skaggs 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 PAGE 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

090035
Authorizing the Director of Finance to execute a one-year Linked Deposit Agreement with Liberty Bank and Trust Co. in an amount not to exceed $5,000,000.00.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090036
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Second Amendment to the Antioch Mall Tax Increment Financing Plan; and approving the Second Amendment to the Antioch Mall Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090037
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 10 of the Antioch Mall Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 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 6-7 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

090048
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-1115, Reduction in force; layoffs, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter, which adjusts affected employees salaries in accordance with the pay ordinance in effect at the time of the layoff, grants the City Manager authority to stabilize affected employees pay and gives affected employees an opportunity to alternative employment.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090049
Estimating revenue in the amount of $40,000.00 in the WHO Mulkey Square Contribution account; appropriating $40,000.00 from the General Fund to the WHO Mulkey Square account; designating requisitioning authority; and authorizing expenditure of $40,000.00 to the Westside Housing Organization to provide loans and grants for housing services.


Referred to Housing Committee

090051
Increasing revenue in the amount of $381,129.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund and increasing appropriations in the amount of $9,575.00 in the Housing Opportunities for Persons Living with AIDS (HOPWA) Grant account of the Governmental Grants Fund for the purpose of continuing housing services through the end of the current fiscal year;


Referred to Housing Committee

090052
Authorizing acceptance and approval of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) grant in the amount of $165,396.00; estimating revenue and appropriating the sum of $165,396.00 to the Home Weatherization LIHEAP account in the Special Housing Rehabilitation Loan Fund; designating requisition authority; and directing the City Clerk to file the attached agreement with the appropriate offices.


Referred to Housing Committee

090054
Authorizing acceptance and approval of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources Weatherization Assistance Grant in the additional amount of $26,601.00 for the AmerenUE grant; estimating revenues and increasing appropriations in the amount of $26,601.00 in the Special Housing Rehabilitation Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Housing Committee

090050
Approving the Petition to establish The Landing Mall Community Improvement District; establishing The Landing Mall Community Improvement District generally located between 63rd Street on the north and Meyer Boulevard on the south, Troost Avenue on the west and Meyer Boulevard on the east in Kansas City, Jackson County Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090055
Approving the preliminary plat of Jensen’s Plaza on a 2.6 acre tract of land generally located on the south side of Red Bridge Road between Hickman Mills Drive and Hillcrest Road. (SD 1257-B)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090057
Vacating East 8th Street from the east line of Euclid Avenue to the west line of the north-south alley next west of Brooklyn Avenue, retaining a utility easement, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1599-V)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090046
Accepting and approving a one-year $728,814.00 amendment for the consolidated communicable disease prevention contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for HIV Surveillance, Perinatal Hepatitis B Case Management and Sexually Transmitted Disease Control services; increasing revenue in the amount of $90,376.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and increasing appropriations in the amount of $47,368.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090047
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 10-102, Full sales by drink license, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter which more clearly defines the ordinance as to what type of business is permitted to hold a sales by drink license.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090053
Amending Chapter 62, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 62-1 through 62-12 and Sections 62-41 through 62-55, and enacting new sections in lieu thereof for the purpose of updating the solid waste code to reflect current refuse collection and management practices; and eliminating the board of refuse appeals.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move To Introduce

090058
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to freeze all but essential City expenditures, sweep all projected department surpluses immediately and direct all departments to make up deficits within the departmental budgets.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
 
 Councilmember Circo Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090059
Reducing an appropriation in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $75,000.00; appropriating it to an account in the Capital Improvements Fund for a project in the Fifth Council District; designating requisitioning authority; authorizing the Director of Neighborhood and Community Services Department to expend the same amount; and recognizing an emergency.


Councilmember Circo Move to Advance

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


Passed

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