Last Published: 3/26/2009 4:57:04 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
 

090236
RESOLUTION - Honoring Rosalind Davis on her retirement after 38 years of dedicated 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

090237
RESOLUTION - Recognizing National Purchasing Month.


Adopted

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

090240
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Fred A. Curls on his 90th Birthday Celebration.


Adopted

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

090241
RESOLUTION - Honoring A Complaint Free World organization and declaring Complaint Free Wednesday will be observed on the day before Thanksgiving this year.


Adopted

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

090247
RESOLUTION - Urging all Kansas Citians to take part in Earth Hour 2009 by turning off all non-essential lights and electrical appliances for one hour at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 28, 2009.


Adopted

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

090251
COMMUNICATION - Notice from King Hershey to the City Clerk regarding submission of the proposed 2009-10 budget for Shoal Creek Valley Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

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

090226
RESOLUTION - Authorizing the Acting Director of Housing and Community Development to increase the maximum development subsidy limits for housing developments from $40,000.00 per unit to $50,000.00 per unit.


Adopted

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

090213
Authorizing an $87,717.00 contract with Haines & Associates Construction Co. Inc. for Project No. 89003566, NE 39th Street & Prather Road Sanitary Sewer; authorizing the City Manager to amend and increase this contract by up to $17,543.00; authorizing the City Manager to expend $60,000.00 for project administration; authorizing the City Manager to expend $165,260.00 for the project; and authorizing assessment of the costs against the properties benefited.


Passed

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

090180
(Sub.)
Adopting the Annual Budget of the City for the Fiscal Year 2009-10; estimating the revenues for the fiscal year; appropriating for the purposes stated the sums set forth in the budget; designating requisitioning authorities; directing the Director of Finance to make the necessary entries upon the City’s records to show the appropriations and allocations provided for; authorizing inter-fund loans; and adding a fund to the General Consolidating Funds of the City.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 1 - Funkhouser

090222
Amending Chapter 60 of the Code of Ordinances of Kansas City, Missouri, entitled "Sewers and Sewage Disposal", by repealing Sections 60-2, 60-3, 60-4, 60-5 and 60-191, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which adjust sewer rates and eliminate references to stormwater fees in this Chapter; and establishing an effective date.


Passed

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

090223
Amending Chapter 78 of the Code of Ordinances of Kansas City, entitled “Water”, by repealing Sections 78-6, 78-8, 78-10, and 78-16, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which adjust water rates and amend the process for imposing fees for termination of service with cause; and establishing an effective date.


Passed

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

090212
Accepting and approving a nine month, $190,000.00 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; increasing revenue in the amount of $111,764.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and increasing appropriations in the amount of $74,374.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Passed

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

090215
Accepting and approving a six and a half month $43,333.00 grant award amendment from the Health Foundation of Greater Kansas City to provide funding for the coordination and administration of the HPV Vaccine Project; and increasing revenue and appropriations in the amount of $7,569.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Passed

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

090221
Reestimating revenues in the amount of $710,000.00 in the Parking Garage Fund; and appropriating $762,467.00 to the Parking Garage Fund to support City Garage operations.


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: There are no consents this week. ADVANCE DEBATES: 090224 090233 ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME. Ford requested to remove 090233 from advances 13 ayes Sharp moved to advance this ordinance (090233). Vote was taken-
 
Ayes: 8 - Hermann, Curls, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 5 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Sanders Brooks, Marcason

090224
Accepting and approving a one-year grant award contract in the amount of $1,523,779.00 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, whereby the Department of Health and Human Services will provide funding for Ryan White Title I Services for the period beginning March 1, 2009 through February 28, 2010; increasing revenue in the amount of $189,821.00 in the Ryan White Title I Grant Fund; increasing appropriations in the amount of $801,817.00 in the Ryan White Title I Grant Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

090233
Amending Section 2-972, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Residence of employees” to establish an exception for persons who become City employees as a result of the City’s assumption of obligations formerly performed by the Metropolitan Ambulance Services Trust.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 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: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090108
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 38, Code of Ordinances, “Human Relations”, by repealing Section 38-1, Definitions; Section 38-62, Powers and duties; and Section 38-137, Discriminatory accommodation practices, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like designation and subject matter for the purpose of prohibiting the use of dress codes to deny persons access to businesses and facilities in publicly subsidized redevelopment plans and projects.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

090154
Vacating the north/south alley east of Cleveland Avenue, north of 6th Street, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; retaining a utility easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1595-V)


Add to Consent Docket

090156
Considering the Kansas City Register nomination for the property located at 2033 Vine Street, known as Fire Station No. 11, as required by Section 2.911-920, Administrative Code of the City of Kansas City. (250-S-118)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090158
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District C-2-p on a 10.77 acre tract of land generally located on both sides of Madison Avenue south of W. 103rd Street. (10179-P-16)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090227
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing section 10-102, full sales by drink license, section 10-339, employment of and sales by minors and section 10-342, sales-by-drink premises; minors and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which add a full sales-by-drink specialty license as well as a malt liquor and light wine sales-by-drink specialty license as well as the necessary requirements that apply to the sale, possession and employment of alcoholic beverages and minors.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090232
RESOLUTION - Accepting the report and recommendations of the EMS Advisory Committee and directing the City Manager to implement its recommendations and to provide reports to the Mayor and City Council at least every two months.


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

090242
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Garfield/Independence Plaza Area Plan for an area of approximately 0.7 acres generally located at the northwest corner of the Paseo Boulevard and 14th Street, by changing the recommended land use designation from high-density residential uses to retail commercial uses. (201-S-8)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090243
Rezoning an area of approximately 0.7 acres generally located at the northwest corner of the Paseo Boulevard and 14th Street from District R-5 (High Apartments) to District C-2-p (Local Retail Business - Limited District), and approving a preliminary development plan for the same. (13995-P)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090244
Changing the names of various streets in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090245
Changing the names of various streets in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090235
Accepting and approving a $100,306.40 contract amendment with Truman Medical Center, Inc. to provide additional case management services to eligible clients in the Kansas City Transitional Grant Area who meet Ryan White Title I guidelines.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090238
Accepting and approving a contract amendment $53,537.40 with the University of Kansas Medical Center to provide additional case management services to eligible clients in the Kansas City Transitional Grant Area who meet Ryan White Title I guidelines.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090239
Accepting and approving a contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to reduce funding for HIV/STD prevention services in Kansas City, Missouri by $3,531.00; reducing revenue in the amount of $3,530.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and reducing appropriations in the amount of $3,531.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090229
Approving Traffic Regulations Numbers 59813 through 59857, 59859 through 59863, 59813 through 59818, 59838 through 59846, 59819 through 59837, 59847 through 59857 and 59859 through 59863.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090246
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a public infrastructure funding agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission for the construction of street improvements to NW Barry Road east of I-29; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090248
Approving a $205,000.00 Amendment No. 1 with Black and Veatch Corporation for Contract No. 8574, Project No. 80001316, Arrowhead Transmission Main (Phase 2); authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $205,000.00 for the contract from previously appropriated funds; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090249
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a $2,456,500.00 contract with Haines and Associates Construction Company, Inc. for Contract No. 8577, Project No. 80001315, Highway 150 Transmission and Distribution Mains - Phase 2; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $2,702,150.00 from previously appropriated funds for the project; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090250
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a $2,092,285.46 contract with Superior Bowen Asphalt Company LLC., for the resurfacing of various streets; authorizing the expenditure of funds in the amount of $2,092,285.46; estimating and appropriating $209,228.55 for engineering and administration of 09-1; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute change orders upon the City Managers approval; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Riley Move To Introduce
resolution
 
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 1 - Funkhouser

090252
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to identify funding for the Aim 4 Peace and youth advocacy programs, to develop and implement a streamlined incentive review process, to identify funding to maintain the current level of uniformed police officers, and to use appropriate federal funds in connection with the City's housing program; stating the Council's intent to work with entities impacted by budget reductions to identify creative funding solutions; stating the Council's intent to fund general fund supported operations in a manner which does not worsen the structural budget problems; and directing the City Manager to report to the Council on a monthly basis on the implementation of this resolution.


Councilmember Riley Move to Adopt

Seconded by Councilmember Circo
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 1 - Funkhouser


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 1 - Funkhouser
 
 Councilmember Ford Move To Introduce

090253
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 10-211, Number of retail alcoholic beverage licenses, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter which adds an exempted subsection listed in subsection 2 as identified.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee
 
 Councilmember Circo Move To Introduce

090254
RESOLUTION - Establishing the City policy on participation in the “Green Impact Zone” Initiative that will receive federal funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS