Last Published: 7/20/2006 4:36:26 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - KAY BARNES
Present:11 - DEB HERMANN, BILL SKAGGS, JOHN FAIRFIELD, TROY NASH, SAUNDRA MCFADDEN-WEAVER, JIM GLOVER, GEORGE BLACKWOOD, BECKY NACE, TERRY RILEY, ALVIN BROOKS, CHARLES EDDY
Excused:1 - BONNIE COOPER
 

060776
RESOLUTION - Recognizing Newhouse on the occasion of the organization’s 35th anniversary of providing service to this community and specifically the urban core and Kansas City’s Old Northeast area.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060787
COMMUNICATION - Received by the City Clerk the 2005-2006 Annual Report for the Brookside Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060788
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council from the City Clerk pursuant to Rule 28-A, listing of the Semi-Annual Docket items considered by the Aviation Committee, Finance and Audit Committee, Neighborhood Development & Housing Committee, Operations Committee and the Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee to be released as indicated. The Legislative, Rules & Ethics Committee, International Committee and the Committee As A Whole had no Semi-Annual Docket items to consider.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060796
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from the Bond Financial Advisory Committee regarding Resolution 06/12/06.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

060675
RESOLUTION - Supporting the concept of renaming Grand Boulevard in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri from 3rd Street to 22nd Street as “Grand Boulevard of the Americas” and decorating a section thereof with the flags of member nations of the Organization of American States (OAS).


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060728
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Briarcliff-Antioch-Davidson Area Plan by modifying the Land Use Plan and Map for an area of approximately 33 acres generally located at the northeast corner of N.E. Vivion Road and N. Oak Trafficway, by changing the recommended land use from public/semi-public to retail/commercial. (241-S-4)


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 1 - Nace

060743
(Sub.)
Authorizing reconstruction of sidewalks, curbs, driveway entrances, and appurtenances various streets in Council District 4; reestimating revenue in the amount of $379,248.00 from the Revolving Public Improvement Fund; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $379,248.00 for the project; authorizing assessment of the costs against the properties benefited; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Eddy Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: 060749 060751 060752 ADVANCE DEBATES: 060646 (sub) 060758 060768 060721 060733 060759 060757 060761 060534 (sub) 060729 060740 060759 060771 060762 060720 060730 060750 060760 060773 060767 060769 ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060749
Approving the plat of Parkway Condominium, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of Public Works to accept a Partial Deed of Release Agreement and a Subordination of Deed of Trust Agreement; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached documents.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Nace, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060751
Approving the plat of Southmoreland Condominiums Amended, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached documents


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Nace, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060752
Approving the plat of 4520 Madison, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements and agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached agreement


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Nace, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060646
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a Financing and Cooperative Agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, to provide additional tax increment financing revenues from Projects 3, 4, 5A, 5B and 6 of the North Oak Tax Increment Financing Plan for additional improvements in the redevelopment area.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 1 - Nace

060757
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a workers' compensation benefit filed by Hugh Steven Young for injuries resulting from an accident on December 18, 1996, while employed by the City.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060771
Approving the purchase of a NICELog Recording System to replace the outdated system currently in use to log and archive emergency telephone and radio traffic.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060773
(Sub.)
Estimating revenue in the amount of $350,000.00 and appropriating funds for Citywide Community Marketing; designating requisitioning authority; and providing for a 20% MBE goal.


Councilmember Eddy Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember McFadden-Weaver
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0


Passed as Amended

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060758
Authorizing the Director of City Development to execute a contract for $180,000.00 with Highland Associates, L.P. to construct eight (8) affordable single family rental homes in the Southwest Ivanhoe Neighborhood.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060761
Authorizing a one year $720,000.00 contract with SAVE, Inc. to provide housing assistance for low -income persons living with HIV/AIDS.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060762
Approving an $86,935.00 Utility Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission for adjustment of the City's utility facilities in conjunction with roadway improvements in the Grandview Triangle area, Route 71, Jackson County, from Bannister Road to Blue Ridge Boulevard; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $86,935.00 for the project; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060767
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a $8,493,812.28 contract with APAC-Kansas, Inc., for Project No. 89005465 (5/9/2006) Blue Parkway Bridge Improvements over Blue River and UP Railroad Fed No. STP-3417 (402); authorizing the Director of Public Works to amend this contract and to increase the contract by up to $849,381.00; estimating and appropriating revenue in the Capital Improvement Fund; and designating the requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060768
Authorizing a Fourth Amendment to a Design Professional Services Agreement with El Dorado, Inc. in the amount of $555,067.00 for architectural services for the new tow lot; and authorizing the City Manager to expend previously appropriated funds in the amount of $555,067.00 for this amendment.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060534
(Sub.)
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the First Amendment to the North Oak Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the First Amendment to the North Oak Tax Increment Financing Plan.; and designating an expanded redevelopment area.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 1 - Nace

060720
Rezoning approximately 17.7 acres generally located on the west side of N. Indiana Avenue between N.E. 87th Street on the south and N.E. 91st Terrace on the north from District RA to District R-1a. (13527-P).


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060721
Approving a Community Unit Project on an approximately 17.7 acre tract of land generally located on the west side of N. Indiana Avenue between N.E. 87th Street on the south and N.E. 91st Terrace on the north. (13527-CUP-1)


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 1 - Nace

060729
Rezoning an area of approximately 33 acres generally located at the northeast corner of N.E. Vivion Road and N. Oak Trafficway, from District R-1b to District URD and approving a development plan for the same. (13554-URD).


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 1 - Nace

060730
Rezoning approximately 17 acres generally located at the northeast corner of I-435 and Holmes Road from Districts R-5-O-p and R-2a to District R-5-O-p, and approving a development plan for the same. (7443-P-22)


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060733
Amending Chapter 66, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 66-128, Parks, playgrounds and open space areas, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter to provide for dedication of land for park uses, or payment in lieu of dedication for residential condominium plats. (141-S-24)


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060740
Authorizing the Director of the Department of City Development to enter into an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District to extend a contract for one staff member to support the City Brownfields Program; expending $30,000.00 in City funds to fund Corps staff support services per the Memorandum of Agreement; and accepting $60,000.00 of additional in-kind staff support services for the City Brownfields Program from the Corps through funds provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060750
Acknowledging the prior termination of Phases I.1 and II development rights and Phases I.1 and II property tax abatement granted pursuant to the contract between Bishop Spencer Place Redevelopment Corporation and the City dated March 2, 1994, so as to clarify the 25-year property tax abatements granted to the newly created Phases II and III pursuant to the City’s approvals of the First and Second Amendments to the Redevelopment Plan for Bishop Spencer Place. (439-S-2)


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060759
Accepting a Special Warranty Deed in Jackson County, Missouri for the Cherry Street Inn property; and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060760
Accepting a Special Warranty Deed from The Land Trust of Jackson County, Missouri, State of Missouri, conveying to the City of Kansas City, Missouri, certain property located at 6183 Paseo Boulevard in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, for park purposes and directing the City Clerk to record the ordinance.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060769
Authorizing the Director of City Development to enter into an agreement with Mid-America Regional Council for the purpose of providing tower space for Regional Area Multi-Band Integrated System equipment.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Eddy 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 8 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060766
Approving Traffic Regulation Numbers 59007 through 59021, 59023 through 59029, 59007, 59008, 59009 through 59021 and 59023 through 59029.


Add to Consent Docket

060726
Approving a development plan in District GP-7 (agricultural and low density residential) on a 33.67 acre tract of land generally located north of the I-29/I-435 interchange at the southwest corner of N. Winan Avenue and N.W. 128th Street. (13526-GP)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Eddy 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 9-12 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060782
Authorizing execution of a Master Development Agreement with Trammell Crow Kansas City Development, Inc., for the development of various lands at Kansas City International Airport.


Referred to Aviation Committee

060778
Authorizing a $371,103.00 Construction Management Services Contract with McCown Gordon Construction, LLC for Project No. 890617502; authorizing the City Manager to expend $371,103.00 for the project; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

060779
Authorizing a $155,000.00 First Amendment to a contract with Terracon Consultants, Inc., Project No. 284-03030-4A for the Bartle Ballroom Expansion project; and authorizing the City Manager to expend $155,000.00 for the amendment.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

060780
Authorizing the Director of Finance to proceed with the development of financing for the Citywide PC Life Cycle Program under a Master Lease Purchase Agreement with Koch Financial Corporation; and to execute any and all documents and agreements necessary; authorizing the Director of Information Technology to use all available balances and encumbrances in the PC Life Cycle account of the Equipment Lease Capital Acquisition Fund; and declaring the intent of the City to reimburse itself from lease purchase proceeds for certain expenditures.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

060781
Transferring appropriations between business units by reducing certain appropriations in the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund and appropriating $2,211,894.00 to the New Police Academy account.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

060783
Authorizing a $1,055,000.00 Amendment No. 1 to a contract with Jun Kaneko for Project No. 89061-28401–1% for Art–Bartle Hall and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $1,055,000.00.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

060784
Authorizing reconstruction of sidewalks, curbs, driveway entrances, and appurtenances various streets in Council District 4; reducing and appropriating $293,957.00 from the Revolving Public Improvement Fund; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $293,957.00 for the project; authorizing assessment of the costs against the properties benefitted; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

060785
Authorizing reconstruction of sidewalks, curbs, driveway entrances, and appurtenances in various locations in all Council Districts; appropriating $349,130.00 from the Revolving Public Improvement Fund; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $349,130.00 for the various projects; authorizing assessment of the costs against the properties benefitted; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

060786
Authorizing a $1,325,000.00 contract with Chris Doyle for Project No. 89061 31001–1% for Art–Sprint Arena and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $1,325,000.00.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

060790
Transferring project appropriations in the Capital Improvements Fund to adjust funding for Old Santa Fe Trail construction and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

060791
Authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into Amendment No. 2 to an agreement with Tshibanda & Associates, LLC in the amount of $1,271,430.00 to establish an external audit function for tax collection, develop processes and procedures for a one-time voluntary compliance program and re-engineer the city’s procurement to pay business processes.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

060792
RESOLUTION - Designating the projects to be funded by the second series of general obligation bond proceeds authorized by the April 6, 2004, vote of the people of Kansas City for deferred capital maintenance and basic capital infrastructure; stating the Council’s intention regarding funding of certain partially funded projects.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

060795
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new section to be known as Section 2-53, Limitation on contributions for Mayor and Council elections.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

060789
Reducing an appropriation in the amount of $20,000.00 in the General Fund and appropriating it to the State Lobbyist account in the General Fund; and authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with Gamble & Schlemeier, Ltd. for State lobbying services for a two year term beginning August 1, 2006, in the amount of $196,685.00 for the first year from previously appropriated funds, and $181,626.00 for the second year, contingent upon the appropriation of funds for the second year.


Referred to Legislative, Rules and Ethics Committee

060775
Amending Chapter 14, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 14-5, 14-11, 14-22, 14-23, 14-33, 14-52 and 14-53, relating to the impoundment, abandonment and licensing of animals, dogs running at large and animal health and public safety fees and enacting in lieu thereof seven new sections of like number and subject matter.


Referred to Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee

060777
RESOLUTION - Endorsing the U.S. Conference of Mayors Climate Protection Agreement and directing the City Manager and the City’s Chief Environmental Officer to undertake a Climate Protection Planning Process for the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

060793
Providing for the establishment of an automatic traffic control system through the use of what is commonly known as “red light cameras” for the purpose of reducing injury to persons and damage to property caused by persons failing to stop at red lights or railroad crossings by amending Section 70-1, Code of Ordinances, to define automated traffic control system and records; enacting a new Section 70-961, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Automated traffic control systems”; requiring the City Manager to assess the impact on the municipal justice system prior to implementation of a system; requiring the identification of appropriate intersections; requiring a review of any program after 12 months of operation; and requiring a period of education and warnings.


Referred to Operations Committee

060774
Approving the plat of Blue River Woods, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a certain agreement; authorizing the Director of Public Works to accept a partial deed of release; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached documents.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

060794
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 80-444, Off-street parking, generally, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter modifying parking requirements for retail and restaurant uses located in the “Crossroads” area, generally bounded by Truman Road on the north, Brooklyn Avenue on the east, the Kansas City Terminal Railway tracks on the south, and Interstate 35 on the west.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
 Councilmember Eddy Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060797
RESOLUTION - Supporting the transfer of a tract of land at the northwest corner of Holmes Road and Bannister Road from The Land Trust of Jackson County, Missouri, for redevelopment.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Blackwood, Nace, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS
 
 Consideration of Semi-Annual Docket.
 
 Mayor: The City Clerk has presented the semi-annual docket which lists both those ordinances and resolutions which the City Council committees have requested remain on the Council's semi-annual docket and those which are to released or deemed lost. Is there any member who wants to request that any other ordinance or resolution to be released from the semi-annual docket actually remain on the Council's semi-annual docket? Mayor: The ordinances and resolutions listed by the City clerk (and\or requested by a council member) to remain on the semi-annual docket, will remain on that docket and the other ordinances included on the semi-annual docket are deemed defeated.