Last Published: 1/12/2006 4:01:24 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - KAY BARNES
Present:11 - DEB HERMANN, BONNIE COOPER, JOHN FAIRFIELD, TROY NASH, SAUNDRA MCFADDEN-WEAVER, JIM GLOVER, JIM ROWLAND, BECKY NACE, TERRY RILEY, ALVIN BROOKS, CHARLES EDDY
Excused:1 - BILL SKAGGS
 

060019
RESOLUTION - Expressing sympathy on the death of G. Lawrence Blankinship.


Adopted

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

060045
RESOLUTION - Declaring January, 2006 as National Blood Volunteer Donor Month.


Adopted

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

060055
RESOLUTION - Saluting the Greater Kansas City Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) 2006 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Celebration, "Unity in the Community: Experience It!".


Adopted

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

060041
COMMUNICATION - Received from the Aviation Department the Kansas City Airports Triennial Review for the fiscal years 2003, 2004 and 2005.


Received And Filed

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

060042
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 58891 through 58920


Received And Filed

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

060053
COMMUNICATION - Notification of Emergency Regulations 29347 to 29415


Received And Filed

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

051515
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a Guaranty Termination and Release with Trigen Energy Corporation and a Guarantee Agreement with Thermal North America, Inc.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Eddy Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: 060005 ADVANCE DEBATES: 060017 060034 051506 051526 060010 060027 060035 051509 051545 (sub)060023 060032 051262(sub) 051513 060008 060024 ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060005
Approving the plat of Barry Towne Professional Park First Plat, an addition in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of Public Works to accept a subordination of deed of trust; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached agreement.


Passed

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

060017
Condemning and taking permanent and temporary easements on private properties for the improvement and maintenance of sanitary sewers in the vicinity of Leeds Road and Hunter Avenue, all in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations by the City of Kansas City; consenting to the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney, on behalf of the City; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance with the Recorder of Deeds in Jackson County, Missouri.


Passed

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

060027
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Donald Woodell and Kathy Sullivan-Trader v. Loren Peters and City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 0516-CV02915; appropriating $300,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Legal Expense Fund to the General Liability Claims account; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

060032
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a $1,263,165.00 agreement with Terracon Consultants, Inc. for Project No. 89000-505; authorizing the Director of Public Works to amend and increase the agreement by up to $126,316.00 without City Council approval; and authorizing the City Manager to expend $1,389,481.00 for the project.


Passed

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

060034
Authorizing the Director of Finance to accept the proposal of Koch Financial Corporation to finance the acquisition of Fleet Equipment to be used by the City Manager, in an approximate principal amount not to exceed $10,000,000.00; executing any and all documents and agreements necessary for the financing under a Master Lease Purchase Agreement; estimating and appropriating lease proceeds in accounts as specifically set forth in the ordinance; declaring the intent of the City to reimburse itself from the lease purchase proceeds for certain expenditures; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon project completion; designating requisitioning authorities; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

060035
(Sub.)
Reducing appropriations in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $211,400.00; and appropriating this sum to various accounts in the Capital Improvements Fund for the several projects in the Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth Council Districts.


Councilmember Fairfield Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Eddy
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0


Passed as Amended

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

051262
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 80-230, Legal Nonconformance and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter modifying notification and posting requirements for nonconforming uses and other minor revisions. (254-S-233)


Passed as Substituted

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

051506
Approving a community unit project in District R-1a on a 112.9 acre tract of land generally located on the east side of N. Green Hills Road on both sides of proposed N.W. 76th Street. (13421-CUP)


Passed

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

051509
Rezoning an area of approximately 112.9 acres generally located on the east side of N. Green Hills Road on both sides of proposed N.W. 76th Street from Districts RA and R-1a to District R-1a. (13421-P-1)


Passed

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

051513
Approving a General Development Plan for the 39th and Main PIEA for an area of approximately 6.7 acres generally located on both sides of Main Street between 37th and 38th Streets, and the east side of Main Street between 38th and 39th Streets; declaring the area to be a blighted area, insanitary or undeveloped industrial area and its redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals and welfare; and approving the ad valorem tax benefits pursuant to Section 100.570, RSMo. (637-S)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

051526
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the Second Amendment to the Downtown Library Tax Increment Financing Plan and approving the Second Amendment to the Downtown Library Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Passed

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

051545
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 64 of the Code of Ordinances by enacting a new article entitled “Entertainment District License and Permits,” to provide for the issuance of entertainment district licenses and certain permits within an entertainment district.


Passed as Substituted

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

060008
Authorizing the Director of City Development to execute an easement with the Kansas City Power & Light Company for the construction and maintenance of electrical facilities on City-owned property commonly known as Kansas City Fire Station #14, N. Brighton and 152 Highway, Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri.


Passed

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

060010
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Baltimore Place Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Baltimore Place Tax Increment Financing Plan; and designating a Redevelopment Area.


Councilmember Nash Move To Hold On Docket

Seconded by Councilmember Fairfield
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0


Held on Docket (2/1/2006)

060023
Vacating a portion of N.E. 51st Street west of N. Wheeling Avenue, and a portion of N. White Avenue south of N.E. 51st Street, Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1493-V)


Passed

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

060024
Vacating the north-south alley next east of N Overton Avenue between N.E. Lindenman Avenue and N.E. Lindenman Terrace, Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1521-V)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Brooks 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 7 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060004
Authorizing an intersection and traffic signal modification; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $208,950.00 in the General Fund; estimating revenue in the amount of $337,600.00 in the General Fund; appropriating the sum of $546,550.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance to various accounts in the General Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Add to Consent Docket

060025
Authorizing reconstruction of sidewalks, curbs, driveway entrances, and appurtenances various streets in Council District 4; reducing and appropriating $339,480.00 from the Revolving Public Improvement Fund; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $339,480.00 for the projects; authorizing assessment of the costs against the properties benefited; and recognizing an emergency.


Add to Consent Docket

060026
Authorizing reconstruction of sidewalks, curbs, driveway entrances, and appurtenances in various locations in Council District 3 and City wide Annual Sidewalk Improvements South of the River to 47th Street; appropriating $291,519.00 from the Revolving Public Improvement Fund; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $291,519.00 the various projects; authorizing assessment of the costs against the properties benefitted; and recognizing an emergency.


Add to Consent Docket
 
 Councilmember Brooks 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 8-10 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

060036
Reducing appropriations from completed bond and grant funds; estimating revenue in the amount of $454,525.09 in various funds; and appropriating a total of $500,983.09 to the various funds.


Referred to Finance Committee

060050
Estimating revenue in the amount of $500,000.00 in the Information Technology Working Capital Fund and appropriating it to the Reimbursement Telephones account of the Information Technology Working Capital Fund.


Referred to Finance Committee

060056
Amending Chapter 50, Code of Ordinances, entitled Offenses and Miscellaneous Provisions and Chapter 40, Code of Ordinances, entitled Licenses and Miscellaneous Business Regulations, by repealing Sections 50-2, 50-3, 50-4, 50-5 and Sections 40-351, 40-352, 40-356, 40-357 and 40-358 and enacting in lieu thereof a new Article XI. entitled Street Vending, consisting of new Sections 50-451 through 50-458, creating uniform regulations of street vending, including permitted and prohibited locations, the allowance of designated vendor areas and the establishment of vendor certificates. 


Referred to Finance Committee

060060
RESOLUTION - Endorsing and supporting the Kansas City Health Commission’s Metro-wide Community Health Improvement Plan.


Referred to Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee

060061
RESOLUTION - Formalizing the purpose and composition of the Nuisance Business Task Force (NBTF); establishing the authority of the various City departments, selected nongovernmental utilities and selected county and state regulatory and enforcement agencies, to formally meet and discuss nuisance business activity in Kansas City, Missouri; determining nuisance activity, based on a formal set of criteria; and coordinating code-enforcement activities between the various represented groups.


Referred to Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee

060044
Condemning and taking permanent and temporary easements on private properties for the construction and maintenance of sanitary sewers in the area of NE 61st Street and N. Wheeling, in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations by the Director of City Development; consenting to the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney, on behalf of the City; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance with the Recorder of Deeds in Clay County, Missouri.


Referred to Operations Committee

060049
Approving Traffic Regulation Numbers 58748 through 58755, 58765 through 58768, 58756 through 58764, 58769 through 58783 and 58785 through 58787.


Referred to Operations Committee

060046
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 2 of the Baltimore Place Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

060047
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 6 of the Baltimore Place Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

060048
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 7 of the Baltimore Place Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

060051
Approving the plat of Briarcliff Village, an addition in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of Public Works to accept a partial deed of release and a subordination agreement; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached agreements.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

060052
Approving the plat of Serrano, an addition in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; accepting and releasing 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 agreements.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

060057
Approving a community unit project plan in Districts R-1a and R-2b on a 47.77 acre tract of land generally located in the northeast corner of Eastern Avenue and 55th Street, east of I-435. (5604-CUP-2)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

060043
Approving a General Development Plan for the Guinotte Redevelopment Planning Area for an area of approximately 8.14 acres generally located at the northeast, southeast, and southwest corners of Guinotte Avenue and Lydia Avenue; declaring the area included in such plan to be a blighted, unsanitary or unsafe, constitute both an economic and social liability and create a menace to public health, safety and welfare; and approving tax exemption benefits for the area. (641-S)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

060054
Approving the plat of 700 Broadway Condominium at Soho, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached documents.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

060058
Approving a community unit project plan amendment in District R-2a on a 3.11 acre tract of land generally located at the southwest corner of N. Oak Trafficway and N.E. 107th Street. (11924-CUP-7)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

060059
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Columbus Park Land Use Plan, a guide for the future land use, development, and redevelopment of the area generally bounded by the Missouri River on the north, Interstate 35/29 on the east, Interstate 35 on the south, and the Heart of America bridge approach (Locust Avenue) on the west. (245-S-2).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
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