Last Published: 5/12/2011 4:49:51 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:11 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Excused:1 - MICHAEL BROOKS
 

110367
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Ruth Ramsey on the 6th anniversary of the magazine, “Our Health Matters”.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110379
RESOLUTION - Declaring the week of May 16-20, 2011, as World Trade Week in Kansas City.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110380
RESOLUTION - Declaring the week of May 15-21, 2011, as National Public Works Week.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110372
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council from the City Clerk regarding Notice of Intent to file a Referendum Petition (48 pages) for Ordinance 110194 Committee Substitute As Amended received on May 5, 2011.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110373
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council from the City Clerk regarding Notice of Intent to file a Referendum Petition (61 pages) for Ordinance 110194 Committee Substitute as Amended received on May 8, 2011.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110371
RESOLUTION - Adopting the commitment of becoming designated as a Platinum level Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists and a Platinum designated Walk Friendly Community by the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center by 2020.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: 1. 110352 2. 110353 ADVANCE DEBATES: 1. 110350 (sub) 2. 110351 (sub) 3. 110359 ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110352
Consenting to the rate of front foot special assessment to be levied by the Union Hill Special Business District; consenting to the proposed uses of the revenues produced therefrom; estimating revenue in the amount of $34,925.36 in the Special Business District Fund; appropriating $34,925.36 to the Union Hill Special Business District Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110353
Consenting to the rate of front foot special assessment to be levied by the Westport Special Business District; consenting to the proposed uses of the revenues produced therefrom; estimating revenue in the amount of $41,573.12 in the Special Business District Fund; and appropriating $41,573.12 to various accounts in the Westport Special Business District Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110350
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhood and Community Services to enter into contracts with various nonprofits for delivery of services to homeless families and individuals in the Kansas City, Missouri area; and estimating additional revenues and appropriations in the amount of $5,411.00 in the General Fund.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110351
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 12, Article IV, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Article IV, Dance Halls, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which more clearly define public dance and when a dance hall license is required.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110359
Accepting a grant from the Federal Home Loan Bank, Affordable Housing Program, in the amount of $500,000.00; authorizing the Director of Housing and Community Development to enter into an agreement with the Federal Home Loan Bank; estimating revenue in the amount of $500,000.00 and appropriating it to the Federal Home Loan Bank account of the Special Housing Rehabilitation Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Circo Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF THE ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON SECOND READING ON PAGES 5-6 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110348
Approving and authorizing settlement of the lawsuit styled Kansas City Terminal Railway Co. v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1016-CV10756.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

110363
Authorizing acceptance of a $551,448.00 grant from Missouri Gas Energy to provide weatherization services; estimating revenue in the amount of $551,448.00 to the Supportive Housing Rehabilitation Home Fund; and increasing an appropriation in the amount of $551,448.00 in the MGE Home Weatherization Grant account of the Supportive Housing Rehabilitation Loan Fund.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

110354
Accepting and approving a grant to the City in the amount of $945,000.00 from the United States Department of Homeland Security Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program; estimating revenue in the amount of $945,000.00 in the Fire Sales Tax Fund; appropriating it to the USFA AFG Grant account in the Fire Sales Tax Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

110356
Authorizing a three year $1,200,000.00 agreement with two (2) one year renewals with Woodley Building Maintenance for janitorial services for Contract No. 6210120337 at the Ambassador Building and Five Aviation Department Buildings at KCI; and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $148,384.00.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

110357
Authorizing a 5-year lease with the United States Postal Service for the Kansas City – Jesse Donaldson Facility at 156 Paris Street at the Kansas City International Airport.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

110362
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to execute Change Order No. 2 for $51,001.31 with Rodriguez Mechanical Contractors, Inc. and Amendment No. 2 with HDR Engineering, Inc. for $4,584.00 for Project No. 89003453, N.E. 68th and N. Belmont Sanitary Sewer Improvement, for additional work and time under the contract; authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to expend up to an additional $55,585.31 for the work from funds previously appropriated; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Circo Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENT FOR READING OF ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS BE WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON FIRST READING ON PAGES 7-8 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

110366
Approving and authorizing two settlements of claims for workers' compensation benefits filed by Bennie Crockran for injuries resulting from accidents on October 16, 2007, and September 10, 2008, while employed by the City.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

110368
Authorizing a first amendment to a legal services agreement with Spradley & Riesmeyer adding $200,000.00; appropriating $200,000.00 to the KC Airports Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

110382
Authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Full Employment Council in the amount of $100,000.00 from the Youth Employment Fund to address summer employment opportunities for people ages 15 and older.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

110369
Approving a $200,000.00 contract with the Sparrow Community Development Corporation to support the pre-development work and market study that is necessary to launch the redevelopment of Linwood Shopping District; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Plans, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110375
Authorizing acceptance of a $1,823,888.00 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) through the Neighborhood Stabilization Program 3 (NSP 3) to assist the City in the acquisition and redevelopment of foreclosed and abandoned properties; authorizing execution of a contract in the amount of $1,686,500.00 with the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri (EDC) to provide administrative and special services to the City; estimating additional revenue in the amount of $1,823,888.00 in the Neighborhood Stabilization Grant Fund; and increasing appropriations in the amount of $1,823,888.00 to the NSP accounts.


Referred to Plans, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110376
Reducing the Contingent Appropriation in the General Fund by $102,978.71; appropriating it to the HEDFC Property Maintenance account in the General Fund to cover the repayment of HEDFC Receiver’s Real Estate Owned (REO) assets that are non-compliant with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) national objectives and grant requirements.


Referred to Plans, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

110365
Authorizing a Facility Maintenance Agreement with Overhead Door Company of Kansas City for Contract No. 6211020049 to provide maintenance services to automatic doors at Kansas City International Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110370
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a $3,699,000.00 contract with Blue Nile Engineering, Inc., for Contract No. 7650, Project No. 80000374, Small Main Replacement on Plate C-106, N. Topping Avenue to N.E. Randolph Road, N.E. 48th Street to N.E. 56th Street; authorizing expenditures of $4,068,900.00 from previously appropriated funds; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110374
RESOLUTION - Approving the preparation and submission of an application to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, pursuant to its RE-Powering America’s Land: Siting Renewable Energy on Potentially Contaminated Land and Mine Sites Initiative, for evaluation by the United States Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) of the potential to develop sources of renewable energy or renewable energy technologies on potentially or formerly contaminated properties located at the former Municipal Farm properties in the Eastwood Hills Neighborhood.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110377
Estimating and appropriating $500,000.00 in the 2011 GO Bond Fund from the anticipated sale of general obligation bonds; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $500,000.00 for traffic signal upgrades to meet ADA requirements; designating requisitioning authority; and declaring the City’s intention to reimburse itself from bond proceeds for bond related expenditures.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

110378
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute an agreement with Black & McDonald, not to exceed $4,640,076.00; estimating and appropriating revenue in the amount of $787,086.00; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $4.640,076.00 for the project and to execute change orders; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS
 
 CLOSED SESSION Closed Session/Litigation Item(s)* Closed Session/Legal Issue(s)** Closed Session/Personnel Issue(s)*** Closed Session/Real Estate Transaction(s)Closed Session/Employee/Labor Negotiation Item(s)***** *Litigation Item(s) may be discussed in a closed session pursuant to §610.021(1) RSMo. because it relates to legal action, causes of actions, or litigation. **Legal Issue(s) will be discussed in closed session pursuant to §610.021(1) RSMo because it relates to confidential and privileged communications between City Council and its attorneys. ***Personnel Issue(s) will be discussed in closed session pursuant to §610.021(3) RSMo because it relates to personnel matter. ****Real estate transaction(s) may be discussed pursuant to Sec. 610.021(2), RSMo. because public knowledge of the transaction(s) at this time might adversely affect the legal consideration therefor. *****Employee/Labor negotiation item(s) may be discussed in a closed session pursuant to §610.021(9) RSMo. because it relates to preparation for negotiations with employee groups.