Last Published: 6/4/2005 11:59:20 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - KAY BARNES
Present:11 - ED FORD, TERESA LOAR, BONNIE COOPER, PAUL DANAHER, TROY NASH, MARY WILLIAMS-NEAL, JIM ROWLAND, BECKY NACE, TERRY RILEY, ALVIN BROOKS, CHARLES EDDY
Excused:1 - EVERT ASJES
 

030200
RESOLUTION - Honoring 5 Neighborhood and Community Services Department associates on the occasion of their retirement after a combined total of 142 years of service to the citizens of Kansas City, Missouri and the customers of the Neighborhood and Community Services Department.


Adopted

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

030201
RESOLUTION - Honoring 10 Water Services Department associates on their retirement after a total of 249 years of service to the citizens of Kansas City, Missouri and the customers of the Water Services Department.


Adopted

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

030199
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, regarding PIEA Troost Corridor Redevelopment Area.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030219
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council from the City Clerk pursuant to Rule 28-A listing the Semi-Annual Docket items considered by the Legislative, Rules and Ethics Committee to be released as indicated.


Received And Filed

020294
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to prepare and issue within 14 days of the date of passage of this Resolution, a request for proposals for the private management of the American Royal Center Facilities.


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Ford, Loar, Cooper, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Rowland, Nace, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 2 - Nash, Riley

030190
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Authorizing the development of a financing by the Kansas City Municipal Assistance Corporation (KCMAC) for issuance of one or more series of its refunding and improvement revenue bonds in an approximate principal amount not to exceed $60,000,000.00 to refinance KCMAC Series 1994B (Citywide Infrastructure Project) Leasehold Revenue Bonds, provide capital funding for certain additional public infrastructure improvements to be located in the area of N.W. Barry Road, west of I-29 in Platte County, Kansas City, Missouri and to pay software and development costs associated the City enterprise resource planning (ERP) project and further authorizing the City to enter into certain documents related to the sale and to take certain actions in connection therewith.


Adopted as Substituted

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

030185
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Establishing the City positions on matters that may come before the 108th United States Congress during its 1st session in 2003.


Adopted as Substituted

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

030192
RESOLUTION - Authorizing the City Manager to submit on behalf of the City an application for state TIF revenues for the proposed 1200 Main Garage, Office and Park Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Adopted

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

030193
RESOLUTION - Authorizing the City Manager to submit on behalf of the City an application for state TIF revenues for the proposed Pershing Road Redevelopment Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Ford, Loar, Cooper, Danaher, Williams-Neal, Rowland, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

030194
RESOLUTION - Authorizing the City Manager to submit on behalf of the City an application for state TIF revenues for the approved Brush Creek Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Adopted

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

030195
RESOLUTION - Authorizing the City Manager to submit on behalf of the City a request for renewal of state TIF revenues for the approved Three Trails District Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Adopted

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

030117
RESOLUTION - Amending the Downtown Industrial Area Plan by amending the Proposed Land Use Plan and Map for an area generally bounded from Truman Road on the north, Grand Boulevard on the east, 19th Street on the south and Baltimore Avenue and Wyandotte Street on the west by changing the recommended land uses from "light industry" to "mixed uses".


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - Ford, Loar, Cooper, Danaher, Nash, Williams-Neal, Rowland, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0
 
 There are no items on this week's Consent Docket.

030042
RESOLUTION - Approving the 2003 Consolidated Housing and Community Development Action Plan in accordance with the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, as amended; authorizing submission of said Plan to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; and certifying said Plan.


Adopted

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

030146
Accepting and approving a $1,680,744.00 contract with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide funding to promote lead-safe housing for the citizens of Kansas City; estimating revenue in the amount of $1,680,744.00 in the HUD Lead-Based Paint Grant Fund; appropriating it to various HUD Lead-Based Paint Grant accounts in the HUD Lead-Based Paint Grant Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
for reading of ordinances on three separate days for ordinances 030157, 030138, 030176, 030172, 030139, 030180, 030118, 030132 and 030133 (sub) and that these ordinances be advanced for final consideration at this time.
Ayes: 10 - Ford, Loar, Cooper, Danaher, Nash, Williams-Neal, Rowland, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0


Passed

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

030157
Authorizing an amendment to an agreement with the United States of America dated December 11, 1989, providing for the lease of additional land to the United State Marine Corp to build a terrorist security fence at Richards Gebaur Airport.


Passed

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

030138
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim on a workers compensation case filed by Alan Wilson for injuries resulting from an accident on March 27, 2000, while employed by the City.


Passed

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

030176
Declaring the City intent to reimburse itself in the 100 Fund for capital improvement expenditures up to a maximum of $1,500,000.00 with bond proceeds; authorizing three amendments totaling $1,500,000.00 with Superior Bowen Asphalt Co. ($1,000,000.00) and J.M. Fahey Construction Company ($500,000.00) for road resurfacing for north and south of Independence Avenue and north and south of 55th Street; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $1,500,000.00 in the General Fund; appropriating it to the Street Resurfacing account of the General Fund; and authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $1,500,000.00 for the contract amendments.


Passed

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

030172
Appropriating $7,750.00 to the Kennel accounts of the Youth Employment Fund and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Ford, Cooper, Danaher, Nash, Williams-Neal, Rowland, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

030139
Appropriating $95,601.00 for emergency replacement of steam lines at the Water Treatment Plant; authorizing expenditure of funding therefore; and declaring an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Ford, Cooper, Danaher, Nash, Williams-Neal, Rowland, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

030180
Authorizing an STP-Urban Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission relating to the rehabilitation of the Manchester Trafficway Bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $2,400,000.00 in the Capital Improvement Fund; and appropriating it to the Beardsley Road Bridge account of the Capital Improvement Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Ford, Cooper, Danaher, Nash, Williams-Neal, Rowland, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

030118
Approving a General Development Plan for the Crossroads Planning Area generally bounded by 15th Street on the north, Grand Boulevard on the east, 19th Street on the south and Wyandotte Street on the west, declaring the area included in such plan 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 1994.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Ford, Loar, Cooper, Nash, Williams-Neal, Rowland, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0

030132
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0459, rezoning an area of approximately .68 acres generally located at the southwest corner of E. 31st Street and Gillham Plaza from Districts C-3a2 (Intermediate Business, High Buildings) and M-1 (Light Industry) to District C-3a2 (Intermediate Business, High Buildings). (11062-P-1)


Passed

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

030133
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0460, rezoning an area of approximately .68 acres generally located at the southwest corner of E. 31st Street and Gillham Plaza from District C-3a2 (Intermediate Business, High Buildings) to District PD/C-3a2 (Planned District/Intermediate Business, High Buildings)., and approving a development plan for the same. (11062-PD-2)


Passed as Substituted

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

030220
RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Mayor to submit a grant application to the Maryland Crime Victims Resource Center, Inc, for a U.S. Department of Justice Collaborative Response to Crime in Urban Areas Grant in the amount of $160,000.00 with no match from the City for three positions for Victims Advocates assistance.


Referred Neighborhood Development Committee
Resolution 030220 was introduced by Councilmember Williams-Neal.

030221
Limiting for a period of twenty (20) years the use, character and location of buildings and other improvements in a portion of Coleman Highlands, a subdivision in Kansas City, Missouri; creating a benefit district; providing for the bringing of condemnation proceedings and the assessment and payment of damages; and describing the method for initiating the repeal of this ordinance.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
Ordinance 030221 was introduced by Councilmember Rowland.

030222
Fixing the maturity and interest rates on $76,955,000.00 principal amount of General Improvement Airport Revenue Bonds (Terminal Improvement Project), Series 2003A of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, authorized by Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 030129, passed February 6, 2003; supplementing certain provisions of Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 030129; authorizing the sale and delivery of said bonds to the purchaser; and declaring an emergency.


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
for the reading of ordinances on three separate days for ordinance 030222 and that this ordinance be advanced for final consideration at this time.
Ayes: 10 - Ford, Loar, Cooper, Danaher, Nash, Williams-Neal, Rowland, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0


Passed

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

030223
Fixing the maturity and interest rates on $53,055,000.00 principal amount of General Improvement Airport Revenue Bonds (Economy Parking Lot Project), Series 2003B of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, authorized by Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 030130, passed February 6, 2003; authorizing the sale and delivery of said bonds to the purchaser; and declaring an emergency.


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
for reading of ordinances on three spearate days for ordinance 030223 and that this ordinance be advanced for final consideration at this time.
Ayes: 10 - Ford, Loar, Cooper, Danaher, Nash, Williams-Neal, Rowland, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0


Passed

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

030224
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 66, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 66-128, Parks, playgrounds and open space areas, and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter which will alter the requirements related to cash in lieu of land dedication.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
Ordinance 030224 was introduced by Councilmember Ford.

030225
Estimating revenue in the amount of $75,000.00 in the Recoveries of Prior Year Expenditures/Encumbrances account of the General Fund; appropriating it to the LUT1 - CDC-Northland account; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
Ordinance 030225 was introduced by Councilmember Ford.

030226
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 80-190, District M-2 (Heavy Industry), and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter to allow haunted houses.


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
for reading of ordinances on three separate days for ordinances found on second reading on pages 6-8 of today's docket and that these ordinances be listed next week for third reading.
Ayes: 10 - Ford, Loar, Cooper, Danaher, Nash, Williams-Neal, Rowland, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
Ordinance 030226 was introduced by Councilmember Ford.

030171
Authorizing an Interim Concession and Lease Premises Agreement with Avis Rent A Car Systems, Inc., at the Kansas City International Airport.


Add to Consent Docket

030173
Estimating revenue in the amount of $3,900,000.00 in the Special Revenue Grant Funds Program Fund; appropriating it to the various Ryan White Title I accounts of the Special Revenue Grant Funds Program Fund; designating requisitioning authority; reducing appropriation and revenue accounts in the 2000 and 2001 fiscal years; and authorizing the Director of Finance to close those accounts.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

030174
Accepting and approving a one year $75,000.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding for healthy community nutrition education initiative programs; estimating revenue in the amount of $75,000.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; appropriating it to the Healthy Community account of the Governmental Grants Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

030147
Authorizing execution of an Agreement for Water Service Connection between Kansas City and James and Dawn O' Brien for the property at 7742 Mace Road.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

030148
Authorizing a traffic signal modification at Holmes at 29th Street; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $23,308.00 in the General Fund; estimating revenue in the amount of $64,000.00 in the General Fund; appropriating the sum of $87,308.00 to the Holmes at 29th Street account of the General Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Add to Consent Docket

030149
Approving Traffic Regulation Nos. 56666 through 56694.


Add to Consent Docket

030150
Authorizing expenditure of the additional sum of $292,272.00 to complete the new fueling facility work at the Water Treatment Plant; and appropriating funding therefore.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

030151
Approving a $1,679,210.00 contract with Foley Company for Contract No. 786 Replacement of Final Clarifiers at Westside Wastewater Treatment Plant; re-estimating revenue in the amount of $1,940,000.00; and appropriating funding therefore in the amount of $1,764,210.00.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

030152
Appropriating $80,000.00 for emergency replacement of a 6-inch water main located in the area of 79th and Madison; authorizing expenditure funding therefore; and declaring an emergency.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

030175
Authorizing a $1,824,115.00 contract with Otis Elevator Company for City Hall elevator modernization; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $2,006,527.00 in funds appropriated herein; appropriating $18,241.00 to the Public Art Fund; and appropriating $4,560.00 to the Youth Employment Fund.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

030177
Reducing an appropriation in the amount of $200,000.00 in the Capital Improvement Fund; appropriating it to the St. John Corridor account of the Capital Improvement Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Add to Consent Docket

030178
Authorizing a $292,219.00 First Amendment to Agreement No. 000244 with TranSystems Corporation for engineering services in connection with the 87th Street Improvements from Blue River Road to I-435 Highway and authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $292,219.00 for the amendment.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

030179
Authorizing a $361,200.00 amendment to Contract No. 020006 with Blue Valley Public Safety, Inc., to implement emergency outdoor siren upgrades and authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $361,200.00 for the amendment.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

030183
Giving permission to Lumberman Investment Corp., to install and maintain a monument in the traffic island of the Kansas City public right-of-way of N.E. 111th Street at N. Stark Avenue; assessing an encroachment fee in the amount of $4,278.00; and estimating revenue in the amount of $4,278.00.


Add to Consent Docket

030184
Authorizing a traffic signal modification at Van Brunt and 35th Street; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $107,000.00 in the General Fund and transferring it to the Capital Improvement Fund; estimating revenue in the amount of $171,000.00 in the Capital Improvement Fund; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $49,000.00 in the Capital Improvement Fund; appropriating the sum of $220,000.00 to the Van Brunt and 35th Street account of the Capital Improvement Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
for reading of ordinances on three separate days for ordinances found on first reading on pages 9-11 of today's docket and that these ordinances be listed next week in the committees so designated.
Ayes: 10 - Ford, Loar, Cooper, Danaher, Nash, Williams-Neal, Rowland, Riley, Brooks, Barnes
Nays: 0


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

030214
Reducing the Contingent Appropriation of the General Fund by $150,000.00; transferring it from the General Fund to the Legal Expense Fund; and appropriating it to the General Liability Claims account of the Legal Expense Fund.


Referred Finance and Audit Committee

030207
Accepting and approving a $30,780.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding for smallpox immunization; estimating revenue in he amount of $30,780.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; appropriating it to the Smallpox Immunization accounts of the Governmental Grants Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred Neighborhood Development Committee

030208
(Sub.)
Accepting and approving a contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to reduce funding for a comprehensive STD prevention program.


Referred Neighborhood Development Committee

030209
Authorizing a $17,000.00 contract with Burns and McDonnell Engineering Co. for Contract No. 7918 Electrical Fire Repairs at Waldo Water Pump Station; and appropriating funding therefore.


Referred Operations Committee

030210
(Sub.)
Appropriating $84,232.00 in additional funds to complete the work in Contract No. 7677 Evaluation of HVAC Equipment at the Water Services Department Laboratory; and appropriating funding therefore.


Referred Operations Committee

030202
Approving the plat of Embassy Park - Ninth Plat, Replat of Lots 27 and 28, Block 10, and Lot 7, Block 11, an addition in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; accepting and releasing various easements; establishing grades on public ways.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030204
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0463, rezoning an area of approximately 1.49 acres generally located at the northeast corner of the intersection of N.W. Roanridge Road and N. Montclair Street from District CP-2 (Local Planned Business Center) to District C-1 (Neighborhood Retail Business). (9009-P-35)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030205
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0464, rezoning an area of approximately 1.49 acres generally located at the northeast corner of the intersection of N.W. Roanridge Road and N. Montclair Street from District C-1 (Neighborhood Retail Business) to District PD/C-1 (Planned District/Neighborhood Retail Business), and approving a development plan for the same. (9009-PD-36)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030206
Repealing and reenacting Section A of Ordinance Nos. 021503 and 021504 to correct the legal descriptions.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030215
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Expressing the Council interest in issuing revenue bonds in an amount not to exceed $40,000,000.00 for the purpose of constructing a facility and purchasing equipment for use by AmerisourceBergen Corporation, and using the facility as an office and distribution center to be located at N.W. 112th Street and North Congress; and directing the City Manager to work with the Economic Development Corporation to negotiate a plan to accomplish the project.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030211
RESOLUTION - Approving the Kansas City Walkability Plan as a policy guide for increasing transportation choice in Kansas City by providing for direct, continuous, safe, pleasant, and secure pedestrian options throughout the City.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030212
(Sub.)
Approving the Development Plan submitted by the 909 Walnut Redevelopment Corporation on an approximately 1 acre tract of land generally located on the east side of Walnut Street between 9th Street and 10th Street; declaring the area included in such plan to be a blighted area and its redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals and welfare; authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a contract with the 909 Walnut Redevelopment Corporation; authorizing certain tax abatement within the plan area; and granting 909 Walnut Redevelopment Corporation all of the rights, powers and immunities provided by law for use by an urban redevelopment corporation, including, but not limited to, the power of eminent domain.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030213
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0467, rezoning an area of approximately 1 acre generally located on the east side of Walnut Street, between Walnut Street and the north-south alley between Walnut Street and Grand Boulevard, between 9th Street and 10th Street from District C-4 (Central Business District) to District URD (Urban Redevelopment District), and approving a development plan for the same. (12891-URD)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030216
Approving the plat of Amber Meadows - Fifth Plat, an addition in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; and establishing grades on public ways.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030217
Authorizing execution of a Lease Agreement with Habitat for Humanity/Kansas City, Inc., for the rental of real property located at 4701 Deramus.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

030218
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0465, rezoning an area of approximately 0.25 acres generally located at 8614 Harrison Court from Districts R-4 (Low Apartments) and C-2 (Local Retail Business) to District C-2 (Local Retail Business). (12907-PD)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
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