Last Published: 6/4/2005 12:00:11 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - KAY BARNES
Present:12 - DEB HERMANN, BILL SKAGGS, BONNIE COOPER, JOHN FAIRFIELD, TROY NASH, SAUNDRA MCFADDEN-WEAVER, JIM GLOVER, JIM ROWLAND, BECKY NACE, TERRY RILEY, ALVIN BROOKS, CHARLES EDDY
 

031220
RESOLUTION - Expressing the support by the City for U.S. forces serving in current operations.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

031244
RESOLUTION - Honoring Rockhurst High School as it celebrates the 90th anniversary of its founding and declaring Saturday, November 8, 2003, to be Rockhurst High School Day in Kansas City.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

031247
RESOLUTION - Welcoming Rafael Vazquez Torres to Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted
Special Action 031247 was introduced by Councilmember Cooper for immediate adoption.

031248
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Mark Funkhouser for being named one of Governing magazine Public Officials of the Year for 2003.


Adopted
Special Action 031248 was introduced by Councilmember Rowland for immediate adoption.
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

031041
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Amending the Red Bridge N.W. Land Use Plan by amending the Proposed Land Use Plan and Map for approximately 1.12 acres generally located in an area north of the termination of E. 108th Street, east of State Line Road and approximately 600 feet south of Carondelet Drive by changing the recommended land uses from commercial (.35 FAR) and hotel/office/institutional (.43 FAR) to office and institutional, and amending the development guidelines to that plan. (342-S-8)


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

031221
RESOLUTION - Approving the reappointment of Ezekiel A. Amador III as an alternate member to the Board of Zoning Adjustment and appointing Heather M. Starzynski as an alternate member to the Board of Zoning Adjustment.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

031243
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to assess the City emergency response policies and practices followed by Police, Fire, and MAST, and to report back to the Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee within 45 days with findings and recommendations.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0
 
 There are no items on this week's Consent Docket.

031196
Authorizing a $75,000.00 contract with Link-Up Community Development Corporation for housing development assistance services.


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
for reading of ordinances on three separate days for ordinances 031197, 031198, 960315 (sub), 030558, 031042 (sub), 031154 (sub), 031161, 031162, 031165, 031177, 031204, 031205, 031207 (sub) and 031212 (sub) and that these ordinances be advanced for final consideration at this time.
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

031197
Accepting and approving a $250,000.00 contract with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that provides funding for education and outreach for the City Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program; estimating revenue in the amount of $250,000.00 in the HUD Lead-Based Paint Grants Fund; appropriating it to the HUD Lead Campaign account of the HUD Lead-Based Paint Grants Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks, Eddy, Barnes
Nays: 0

031198
Accepting and approving an eleven month $474,659.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding for the Public Health Preparedness and Response for Bioterrorism Programs; reestimating revenue in the amount of $121,912.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $17,000.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and appropriating the sum of $138,912.00 to the Public Health Preparedness account of the Governmental Grants Fund.


Passed

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

960315
(Sub.)
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project IV of the Barry Towne Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Passed as Substituted

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

030558
Approving a General Development Plan for the 41st & Paseo Redevelopment Planning Area for an area of approximately 7.15 acres generally bounded by E. 41st Street, The Paseo, Wayne Avenue, and E. 42nd Street, declaring the area included in such plan to be a blighted area, insanitary or undeveloped industrial area and its redevelopment necessary and approving the ad valorem tax benefits.


Passed

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

031042
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0515, rezoning an area of approximately 22 acres generally located on the south side of Carondelet Drive, extending from State Line Road east to Glen Arbor Road from Districts R-1a (One-Family Dwellings) and PD/R-5, R-1a (Planned District/High Apartments, One-Family Dwellings, Medium Density) to PD/R-5, R-1a, (Planned District/High Apartments, One-Family Dwellings, Medium Density), and approving a development plan for the same. (9382-PD-6)


Passed as Substituted

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

031154
(Sub.)
Amending Section 80-446, Auxiliary parking, to eliminate the requirement of Board of Zoning Adjustment approval of parking already approved in a plan, and changing the requirements regarding distance between the parking lot and the business district.


Passed as Substituted

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

031161
Approving an amendment to a previously approved Community Unit Project on an approximately 103.5 acre tract of land generally located at the northeast corner of N. Brighton Avenue and N.E. Pleasant Valley Road. (8793-CUP-4)


Held on Docket
Councilmember Nash moved to hold this item on the docket. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Riley.
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Cooper, Fairfield, Nash, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Rowland, Nace, Riley, Brooks
Nays: 0

031162
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District M-1-p (Light Industry - Limited District) on approximately a 3.5 acre tract of land generally located at 1504 N.W. Vivion Road. (12848-P-1)


Passed

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

031165
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan in District GP-4 (High Density Residential Uses) on approximately a 15.21 acre tract of land generally located east of Line Creek Parkway and north of N.W. Barry Road. (7421-GP-11)


Passed

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

031177
Vacating the north-south alley east of Main Street from the south line of Grand Boulevard to the north line of Warwick Trafficway and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1445-V)


Passed

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

031204
Approving the plat of Northview Third Plat, an addition in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached agreement.


Passed

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

031205
Approving the plat of Villas at Green Hills, an addition in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; accepting various easements; and establishing grades on public ways.


Passed

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

031207
(Sub.)
Approving the assignment of the development rights for a portion of the One Pershing Square project from Pershing Square Redevelopment Corporation to Gateway Pershing Property, Inc., and then to Group Health Property Company of Kansas City, L.L.C.


Passed as Substituted

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

031212
(Sub.)
Ordering the Plaza Library Redevelopment Project improvements to be made and financing therefore to be obtained and stating the Council intention regarding a related matter.


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
for reading of ordinances on three separate days for ordinances found on second reading on page 6 and that these ordinances be listed next week for third reading.


Passed as Substituted

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

031188
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to include in the Management Discussion and Analysis section of the City annual audit the results of the condition assessments of work-of-art assets as submitted by the Parks and Recreation Department.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

031211
Authorizing the issuance of Taxable Industrial Revenue Bonds (AmerisourceBergen Corporation project) Series 2003E, in an amount not to exceed $40,000,000.00, for the purpose of acquiring, improving, equipping and constructing an office and distribution center in the City and authorizing the City to accept a deed for real property and a bill of sale for personal property financed with the bond proceeds, to lease the real and personal property to Amerisourcebergen Corporation and its designee; to direct the City Clerk to file appropriate statements with the appropriate county office and Secretary of State, to enter into certain documents related to the sale and lease, and to take certain actions in connection therewith


Waive Charter Requirements City Council
for reading of ordinances on three separate days for ordinances found on first reading on pages 7-11 and that these ordinances be listed next week in the committees so designated.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

031240
Reducing an appropriation in the amount of $1,000,000.00 in the G.O. Bonds Downtown/Neighborhood Services 2003F Project Fund; appropriating it to the Downtown Signal Coordination account of the G.O. Bonds Downtown/Neighborhood Series 2003F Project Fund; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $1,000,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating it to the City Mrkt Whlsale Bldg Improv account of the Capital Improvements Fund; authorizing a $188,929.00 Fourth Amendment to a Design Professional Services Agreement with Piper-Wind Architects, Inc., for additional architectural services for City Market projects; and authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $188,929.00 for the amendment.


Referred Budget and Audit Committee

031249
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Reaffirming the Council commitment to the redevelopment of the historic Hotel President and to the issuance of tax increment revenue bonds in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $17,000,000 to provide funds to finance certain redevelopment project costs for Project 1 of the Hotel President Block Tax Increment Financing Plan; reaffirming the Council commitment to having President Development Group, L.C. serve as the Redeveloper for Projects 1 and 4 under the Plan; and directing the City Manager to work with said Redeveloper to meet the time deadlines set forth in the Redeveloper private financing commitment.


Referred Finance Committee
Ordinance 031249 was introduced by Councilmember Nash.

031250
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to analyze and develop a plan for financing for the issuance of one or more series of revenue bonds in an approximate principal amount not to exceed $14,500,000.00 for the construction of a grocery-anchored retail and office facilities project for the Swope Community Builders; stating the Council intention to consider the appropriation of 100% of the EATs generated by the project; declaring the City┬┤s official intent to reimburse from bond proceeds and authorizing certain other actions pursuant thereto.


Referred Finance Committee
Resolution 031250 was introduced by Councilmember Riley.

031229
Accepting and approving a one year $251,601.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for the maternal and child health programs and reducing revenue and appropriation accounts in the amount of $12,747.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Referred Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee

031245
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to formally request the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to authorize the retention of program income from the early debt repayment of a Section 108 guaranteed loan to finance additional housing and economic development projects within the City.


Referred Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee

031246
Authorizing a $65,000.00 contract with Urban Housing Management and Development Council, Inc., for providing funds for housing development assistance services.


Referred Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee

031230
Authorizing traffic signal modifications at Walnut at 14th Street; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $31,302.00 in the General Fund; estimating revenue in the amount of $62,601.00 in the General Fund; appropriating the sum of $93,903.00 to the Walnut at 14th Street account of the General Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred Operations Committee

031231
Authorizing traffic signal modifications at Benton Boulevard at 12th Street; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $40,458.00 in the General Fund; estimating revenue in the amount of $80,916.00 in the General Fund; appropriating the sum of $121,374.00 to the Benton Blvd at 12th Street account of the General Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred Operations Committee

031232
Authorizing traffic signal modifications on Broadway, 7th to 13th Streets; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $304,332.00 in the General Fund; estimating revenue in the amount of $608,664.00 in the General Fund; appropriating the sum of $912,996.00 to the Broadway Interconnect, 7th to 13th account of the General Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred Operations Committee

031233
Authorizing traffic signal modifications at Broadway at 14th Street; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $44,858.00 in the General Fund; estimating revenue in the amount of $80,000.00 in the General Fund; appropriating the sum of $124,858.00 to the Broadway at 14th Street account of the General Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred Operations Committee

031234
Authorizing traffic signal modifications at Roanoke at 31st Street; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $47,354.00 in the General Fund; estimating revenue in the amount of $45,649.00 in the General Fund; appropriating the sum of $93,003.00 to the Roanoke at 31st Street account of the General Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred Operations Committee

031235
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a Second Amendment to a Cooperative Agreement For Public Improvements to North Brighton Avenue, Eagle Heights Baptist Church; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached agreement.


Referred Operations Committee

031236
Authorizing an $8,014,623.51 contract with Clarkson Construction Company for rehabilitation of the Manchester Viaduct Bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad Tracks; authorizing a $500,458.00 Second Amendment to Agreement No. 000185 with HNTB Corporation for engineering and inspection during the construction; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $750,000.00 in the Infrastructure and Maintenance Fund; transferring it to various accounts in the Infrastructure and Maintenance Fund; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $2,750,000.00 in the Local Use Tax Fund; transferring it to the Capital Improvement Fund; reestimating revenue in the amount of $8,249,712.00 in the Capital Improvement Fund; appropriating it to the Manchester Bridge over UPRR account of the Capital Improvement Fund; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $9,200,000.00 for the project; appropriating $21,288.00 to the Youth Employment Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred Operations Committee

031237
Authorizing a $10,690.00 agreement with TranSystems Corporation to begin Phase 5 in connection with the St. Louis Viaduct Replacement over KCTRR; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $10,690.00 for the project; and appropriating $27.00 to the Youth Employment Fund.


Referred Operations Committee

031238
Authorizing two supplements to STP-Urban Agreements with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission relating to the south segment of Riverfront Heritage Trail from River Market through downtown and Quality Hill and into the Westside Community and the south segment of Riverfront Heritage Trail through the Westside Community.


Referred Operations Committee

031239
Authorizing a $6,318.00 contract contingency increase with Jenkins and Associates, Inc., for additional construction work in connection with the Municipal Auditorium Concourse Renovation project and authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $6,318.00 for the contract contingency increase.


Referred Operations Committee

031242
Authorizing a Cooperative Agreement for Water Purchase between Public Water Supply District No. 12 of Jackson County, Missouri and Kansas City, Missouri for a period of thirty years and directing the City Clerk to record this Cooperative Agreement.


Referred Operations Committee

031214
Vacating 21st Street between Grand Boulevard and McGee Street, and a portion of the adjacent north-south alley and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents in Jackson County. (1453-V)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

031215
Vacating Jarboe Street north of 8th Street and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents in Jackson County. (1451-V)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

031216
Vacating 42nd Terrace between Washington Street and Wornall Road, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents in Jackson County. (1446-V)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

031217
Vacating 44th Terrace between Broadway Avenue and Wornall Road and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents in Jackson County. (1424-V)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

031218
Vacating Wornall Road between 43rd Street and 45th Street and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents in Jackson County. (1405-V)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

031219
Approving a Fourth Modification to the Columbus Park Urban Renewal Plan by making the urban renewal plan consistent with the Columbus Park Area Plan and removing all provisions pertaining to acquisition of property by the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority within the urban renewal area. (127-S-5)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

031222
Approving the plat of Tiffany Springs Auto Plaza II, an addition in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a certain agreement; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached agreement.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

031223
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Seventh Amendment to the Eleventh Street Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Seventh Amendment to the Eleventh Street Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan; and designating an Expanded Redevelopment Area.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

031224
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the First Amendment to the New England Bank Building Tax Increment Financing Plan and approving the First Amendment to the New England Bank Building Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

031225
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Westport Planning Area Plan by amending the Land Use Plan and Map for an approximately 1.83 acre tract of land generally located on the east side of Madison Avenue between 44th Street and 45th Street from office to multi-family residential, high density.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

031226
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0526, rezoning an area of approximately 1.83 acres generally located on the east side of Madison Avenue between 44th Street and 45th Street from District R-4-O (Low Apartment, Administrative Office Building) to District R-5 (High Apartments). (5385-P-1)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

031227
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0527, rezoning an area of approximately 1.83 acres generally located on the east side of Madison Avenue between 44th Street and 45th Street from District R-5 (High Apartments) to District PD/R-5 (Planned District/High Apartments), and approving a development plan for the same. (5385-PD-2)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

031228
Approving the preliminary plat of Hollyday/Raymond Subdivision on an approximately 20.9 acre tract of land generally located a quarter mile south of E. 87th Street on the west side of Rhinehart Road in both the cities of Kansas City and Unity Village. (SD 1070)


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

031241
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a Termination Agreement to terminate a prior Cooperative Agreement for Public Improvements to I-435/103rd Street Corridor; to allow funds to be transferred to new Benefit District G account, and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and agreement.


Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
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