Last Published: 11/19/2009 10:09:50 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - MARK FUNKHOUSER
Present:12 - DEB HERMANN, BILL SKAGGS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, BETH GOTTSTEIN, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, TERRY RILEY, CATHY JOLLY, JOHN SHARP
 

090955
RESOLUTION - Welcoming the over 21,000 participants and chaperones of the National Catholic Youth Conference to Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

090967
RESOLUTION - Honoring Christopher E. Williams on his retirement after 25 years of service to the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

090975
RESOLUTION - Honoring Ellen and Michael R. Herron on their retirements after 31 years of service to the Parks and Recreation Department.


Adopted

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

090979
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Tracy Pruitt, second grade teacher at Truman Elementary School, on being one of six finalists for the Missouri Teacher of the Year Award.


Adopted

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

090951
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulation E-41005


Received And Filed

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

090952
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulations E41006-E41009


Received And Filed

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

090953
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulations E41010-E41013


Received And Filed

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

090954
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulations E41014-E41019


Received And Filed

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

090982
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulations E41027-E41047


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Suspend Rules
Rule 33 Requires 7 votes
 
Ayes: 8 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Funkhouser
Nays: 5 - Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Riley, Sharp
 
 
 
 1. Ratification of the Removal of Wayne Cauthen as City Manager. 6 ayes and 6 nayes YES Deb Hermann Bill Skaggs Russ Johnson Beth Gottstein Jan Marcason Cindy Circo NO Ed Ford Melba Curls Sharon Sanders Brooks Terry Riley Cathy Jolly John Sharp
 
 2. Ratification of the Appointment of Troy Schulte as Acting City Manager. Move to Hold on Docket by Ed Ford and seconded by John Sharp 6 ayes and 7 nayes YES Ed Ford Melba Curls Sharon Sanders Brooks Terry Riley Cathy Jolly John Sharp NO Deb Hermann Bill Skaggs Russ Johnson Beth Gottstein Jan Marcason Cindy Circo Mayor 6 ayes and 7 nayes John Sharp and seconded by Ed Ford moved to Amend the ratification: change to month max. time served. YES Ed Ford Melba Curls Sharon Sanders Brooks Terry Riley Cathy Jolly John Sharp NO Deb Hermann Bill Skaggs Russ johnson Beth Gottstein Jan Marcason Cindy Circo Mayor Ed Ford motioned seconded by John Sharp; change to 6 months remove the minimum. 6 ayes and 7 nayes YES Ed Ford Melba Curls Sharon Sanders Brooks Terry Riley Cathy Jolly John Sharp NO Deb Hermann Bills Skaggs Russ Johnson Beth Gottstein Jan Marcason Cindy Circo Mayor Ed Ford moved to hold until end of docket seconded by Melba Curls 5 ayes and 8 nayes YES Ed Ford Melba Curls Sharon Sanders Brooks Terry Riley John Sharp NO Deb Hermann Bill Skaggs Russ Johnson Beth Gottstein Jan Marcason Cindy Circo Cathy Jolly Mayor Ratification 2 7 ayes and 5 nayes YES Deb Hermann Bill Skaggs Russ Johnson Beth Gottstein Jan Marcason Cindy Circo Cathy Jolly NO Ed Ford Melba Curls Sharon Sanders Brooks Terry Riley John Sharp

090923
Reducing appropriations in the Workers Compensation Fund in the amount of $350,000.00 and transferring it to the Property Insurance Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090919
Approving the plat of Beacon Hill Townhomes, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; vacating portions of streets and alleys; 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. (SD1167B)


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090922
Estimating and appropriating revenue in the amount of $1,600,000.00 for the City’s automated red light photo enforcement service.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090898
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District M-2a-p on a 1,656 acre tract of land generally located on the north side of Highway 210 and on both sides of E. 40th Street. (8121-P-29)


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090915
Accepting and approving a twelve month, $285,000.00 contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding for the continued expansion of active surveillance through communicable disease liaison staff in local hospitals, assessing the ability of public health professionals to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the City’s communicable disease activities.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090927
Estimating revenue in the amount of $453,200.00 in the KCMBU Police Grants Fund; transferring it to the Police Grants for the purchase of a Mobile Operational Sobriety Testing Vehicle.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090924
Authorizing a First Amendment to Facility Repair and Maintenance Contract (Contract No. 07110417) for Project No. 62TENIMP at KCI with Gardner Construction Company, Inc., to increase the amount thereof to $8,000,000.00.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090928
(Sub.)
Reestimating grant revenues in the amount of $3,101,752.00 and appropriating funds to the appropriate account in connection with sewer and stormwater projects in the Central Industrial District.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, 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: 090936 090944 ADVANCE DEBATES: 090937 (sub) 090935 090938 ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090936
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Tenil Quinn v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 0816-CV00216.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090944
Reducing appropriations in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $304,000.00 and appropriating it to various accounts in the Capital Improvements Fund for projects in the Fifth Council District.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090937
(Sub.)
Amending the 2005 Food Code of the City of Kansas City, Missouri by repealing Section 8-813.11, Fees, and enacting a new section of like name and subject matter to increase various fees such as permit fees, reinspection fees, plan review fees and late fees.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090935
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to execute Change Order 2 for $1,500,000.00 for Contract No. 09034, Citywide Asphalt and Concrete Repairs South of the Missouri River 2009-10, with Superior Bowen Asphalt Company, LLC for additional work; and authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to expend funds up to an additional $1,500,000.00 from funds previously appropriated; authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090938
Accepting a Transform Missouri American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Grant from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources for approved sanitary sewer systems improvement projects; and estimating revenue in the amount of $3,000,000.00.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF THE ORDINANCE ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCE ON SECOND READING ON PAGE 6 TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090934
Appropriating $117,250.00 from the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund to repair and maintain the City’s tornado outdoor warning sirens and to implement the national narrow banding spectrum mandated by the Federal government.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090942
(Sub.)
Authorizing acceptance of a $116,421.00 Fair Housing Assistance Program Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the purpose of investigating discrimination in housing complaints; and designating requisitioning authority.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted
 
 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 7-10 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED. ford-delete 090983 from advances
 
Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090958
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a workers' compensation benefit filed by Todd R. Park for injuries resulting from an accident on March 26, 2008, while employed by the City.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090961
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Robert Wilson and Robert Butterworth, Claim No. T0809-0700.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090968
Authorizing the issuance of not to exceed $16,000,000.00 principal amount of Sewerage System Revenue Bonds (State of Missouri – Direct Loan Program – ARRA) Series 2009B of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, for the purpose of extending and improving the City’s sewerage system; prescribing the form and details of the bonds and the agreements made by the City to facilitate and protect their payment and prescribing other related matters.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090973
Amending and reenacting Chapter 40, Code of Ordinances, entitled Licenses and Miscellaneous Business Regulations.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090980
Amending Chapter 2 of the Code of Ordinances by repealing Section 2-113 and enacting in its place a new section, relating to contract and agency audits.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090981
Establishing the Special Allocation Agency Fund in the records of the City; funding and appropriating a total of $5,581,399.00 in the fund; designating requisitioning authority; stating the intention of the Council to limit the time frame in which the City will make available reported economic activity taxes for reimbursements for redevelopment project costs in new tax increment financing plans and projects and amendments to existing tax increment financing plans and projects; and requesting the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, to implement this policy.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090983
Recognizing the termination of the employment of Wayne Cauthen as City Manager.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090957
Approving the preliminary plat of Gabriel Condominium in Districts R-5 and R-2a on an approximately 0.75-acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of Armour Boulevard and Kenwood Avenue. (SD 1419)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090959
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary development plan in District GP-1 on approximately 59 acres generally located at the southeast quadrant of N. Congress Avenue and N.W. 112th Street. (13556-GP-2)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090960
Rezoning an area of approximately 2.2 acres generally bounded by E. 34th Street on the north, Montgall Avenue on the east, Prospect Avenue on the west and extending approximately 360 feet south from Districts R-2b and C-2 to URD, and approving a preliminary development plan for the same. (12237-URD-1)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090963
Rezoning an area of approximately 6.5 acres generally located on the south side of E. 8th Street between Tracy Avenue and The Paseo, and on both sides of Lydia Avenue a distance of approximately 220 feet north of E. 8th Street, from Districts C-3a2, M-1 and M-1-p to District URD, and approving a preliminary development plan for the same.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090965
An ordinance to consider approval of a comprehensive signage plan for a monument sign, on 1/3 of an acre, in a district zoned C-4 (Central Business District), 1201 Walnut Street (Case No. 13864-P-1)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090966
Releasing a standard sewer easement and two temporary easements in full, and a portion of a third temporary easement in Jackson County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record the releases.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090971
Approving the plat of Replat of Harbor Town Second Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting and releasing various easements; 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. (SD0890C)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090974
Approving the plat of Stuart Hall Condominiums, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; 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. (SD1421A)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090962
Accepting and approving a one-year $483,057.00 grant and agreement with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources to enable the City to continue with clean air compliance initiatives through the Air Pollution Control Program; and increasing revenue in the amount of $281,783.00 and appropriations in the amount of $5,911.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090972
Authorizing the Acting Director of Neighborhood and Community Services to amend a contract with Legal Aid of Western Missouri to increase it by $48,900.00 for a total amount of $149,015.00 for provision of certain legal services.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090956
Reducing the appropriation to the Capital Improvements Fund by $160,000.00; and appropriating it to the Parks NC4 account of the Capital Improvements Fund for improvements by the Parks and Recreation Department to pedestrian lighting and design and construction of streetscape improvements along certain boulevards located in the Westport area.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090964
Authorizing a $567,500.00 contract with Central States Contracting Services, Inc., for Project No. 62100349 – Cooling Tower Replacement; authorizing the Director of Aviation to amend and increase this contract by up to $56,750.00; authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend $624,250.00 for the contract; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090969
Reallocating current funding in the Capital Improvements Fund for the Dangerous Buildings Division Parking Lot project from Public Works/CIMO to the General Services Department; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090970
Authorizing a $386,495.00 Amendment No. 2 to an agreement with Burns and McDonnell for Project No. 62080327 – Chill Water System Rehabilitation; and authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend $425,144.00 for the contract.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090976
Appropriating $110,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Capital Improvements Fund to fund projects in the Third and Fourth Council Districts; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090977
Approving Traffic Regulation Numbers 59930 through 60031and 60033 through 60037.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090978
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a lease agreement with Jazz District Condominium Association, Inc., for a term of twenty years for the purpose of installing and maintaining a sign at 1724 Vine Street to identify the 18th and Vine Historic District.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Waive Charter Requirement
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090983
Recognizing the termination of the employment of Wayne Cauthen as City Manager.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
 
 Councilmember Marcason Move To Introduce

090984
Authorizing the Director of Finance to execute, on behalf of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, an agreement with the Jackson County, Missouri, to provide for the disbursement of certain surplus funds.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
 
 Councilmember Sharp Move To Introduce

090985
Approving a cost share agreement and a municipal agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission for the improvement of Highway 150 in the 150 Highway and Botts Road PIEA Area.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Sharp Move To Introduce

090986
RESOLUTION - Establishing the Power and Light Oversight Commission for the purposes of assisting the City in its monitoring of compliance with the City’s public accommodations laws and advising the City on actions it should take in response to potential violations.


Councilmember Sharp Move To Hold On Docket

Seconded by Councilmember Marcason
Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Held on Docket (12/3/2009)
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move To Introduce

090987
Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute a contract with Motorola for a new 800 MHz digital simulcast trunked radio network capable of meeting current and future communication needs aligned toward full Project-25 compliance containing a turnkey system that includes all necessary infrastructure, equipment, maintenance and training and other authorized purchases relating to the Compliant Radio Network Project with Tusa Consulting Services for project management services; estimating revenue; making appropriations; stating the intent of the Council to reimburse itself expenditures; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS