Last Published: 5/14/2009 8:37:48 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
 

090387
RESOLUTION - Supporting BE 1!, a grassroots, organizing effort to increase the educational achievement of the 20,000 Kansas City, Missouri School District (KCMSD) scholars by ensuring that each of our scholars are supported by at least 5 caring relationships.


Adopted

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

090391
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to implement a Youth Commission to promote positive civic engagement, strengthen positive perceptions about youth, foster community development and provide youth in the decision making processes.


Adopted

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

090392
RESOLUTION - Recognizing staff from the Water Services and Information Technology Departments on their receipt of the City Manager’s 3-1-1 Action Center Partners of the Month Award.


Adopted

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

090394
RESOLUTION - Honoring Judy Morgan on her retirement as President of the American Federation of Teachers, Local 691, Kansas City, Missouri School District.


Adopted

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

090396
RESOLUTION - Congratulating the young people from Kansas City who achieved the President’s Volunteer Service Award and as a result, promoted positive civic engagement, strengthened positive perceptions about youth, and fostered community development.


Adopted

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

090402
RESOLUTION - Declaring May 16, 2009, as 200 Years on Troost Day to be celebrated at the 5th Annual Troost Avenue Festival.


Adopted

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

090403
RESOLUTION - Declaring the week of May 17-23, 2009, as National Public Works Week in Kansas City, Missouri


Adopted

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

090389
COMMUNICATION - For May, 2009: Accepting various easements and deeds in Clay County and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

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

090390
COMMUNICATION - For May, 2009: Accepting various easements and deeds in Jackson County and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

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

090371
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Attorney to file Answers to the formation of the Park Plaza Transportation Development District and the Tremont Square Transportation Development District.


Adopted

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

090289
Approving execution of the First Amendment to the Cooperative Agreement for Design and Construction with the Performing Arts Community Improvement District, and others, for excavation and design work necessary for the construction of the Parking Garage adjacent to the Performing Arts Center.


Passed

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

081033
(Sub.)
Enacting a new Chapter 88, Code of Ordinances, by adding Sections 88-10 through 88-825, which comprises the zoning and development code, and repealing Chapters 66 and 80.


Councilmember Curls Move To Hold On Docket
one week
Seconded by Councilmember Ford
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Held on Docket (5/21/2009)

090301
(Sub.)
Vacating a portion of Guinotte Avenue between Flora Avenue and Lydia Avenue, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1545-V)


Passed as Substituted

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

090290
Authorizing a multi-party cooperative agreement for the undergrounding of overhead utility lines and the construction of curbs, sidewalks, gutters and decorative streetscape within the public right-of-way on West 17th Street.


Councilmember Johnson Move To Re-refer

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


Re-Referred Transportation and Infrastructure Committee



Hold Off Agenda

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 consent items this week. ADVANCE DEBATES: 090355 090357 090362 ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090355
Accepting and approving a $100,000.00 amendment to a contract with Kansas City Free Health Clinic to provide primary medical care services for additional eligible clients in the Kansas City Transitional Grant Area who meet Ryan White Title I guidelines and declaring an emergency.


Passed

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

090357
Accepting and approving a three year $2,998,508.00 grant award and agreement with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide funding to evaluate and reduce the exposure of lead-based hazards in the homes of low income families and young children in the City of Kansas City, Missouri; increasing both revenue and appropriations in the amount of $492,003.00 in the HUD Lead-Based Paint Grant Fund.


Passed

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

090362
Authorizing the City Manager to enter into a one year $12,500,000.00 contract with the Metropolitan Ambulance Services Trust to provide a dedicated ambulance service to the residents of Kansas City, Missouri.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, 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 PAGES 5-7 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090331
RESOLUTION - Amending the Shoal Creek Valley Area Plan by amending the Proposed Land Use Plan and Map for a 12.85 acre tract of land generally located at the southwest corner of N.E. 108th Street and N. Eastern Avenue, by changing the recommended land use designation from residential to retail. (405-S-37)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090332
Rezoning an area of approximately 12.85 acres generally located at the southwest corner of N.E. 108th Street and N. Eastern Avenue from District R-2b to District CP-2, and approving a preliminary development plan for the same. (12124-CP-2)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090333
Rezoning an area of approximately 53.1 acres generally located on the west side of N. Eastern Avenue about 1/4 mile south of N.E. 108th Street from District R-2b to District R-3. (12124-P-3)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090334
Approving a preliminary Community Unit Project plan in District R-3 on an approximately 53.1 acre tract of land generally located on the west side of N. Eastern Avenue about 1/4 mile south of N.E. 108th Street. (12124-CUP-4)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090335
Rezoning an approximately 28.51 acre tract of land generally located at the northeast corner of N.E. 88th Street and N. Highland Avenue from District RA to District R-2a. (13987-P)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090336
Approving a preliminary Community Unit Project in District R-2a on an approximately 28.51 acre tract of land generally located at the northeast corner of N.E. 88th Street and N. Highland Avenue. (13987-CUP-1)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090353
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.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090354
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.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090359
Approving the plat of Park Plaza Commercial – First Plat, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; 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. (SD0583B)


Add to Consent Docket

090360
Approving the plat of Staley Meadows First Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting 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. (SD 1083B)


Add to Consent Docket

090366
Authorizing the Director of City Development to execute a Covenant to Maintain Retaining Wall Facility for the plat of State Line Station – Unit 3 and a Replat of Tract A & Tract C State Line Station, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached agreement. (SD1023B)


Add to Consent Docket

090368
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 10-128, Due dates for license fees, and 10-261, Renewals, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which bring into line the time line and due dates for all liquor licenses and permits.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090369
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 10-332, Prohibited acts by all retail licensees, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter which specifies when multiple business names may be posted on a premise with one liquor license.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090356
RESOLUTION - Declaring the City Council’s intent to utilize funds, appropriated by The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 for the United States Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program, for specific projects which are intended to reduce fossil fuel emissions within the City, reduce total energy usage within the City, and improve energy efficiency in various sectors of the community; and directing the City Manager to include these projects in the City’s application to the program.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090361
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a one-year lease agreement with the Black Economic Union of Greater Kansas City, Inc., in the amount of $107,561.25, to provide office space for the Small Business Development Office at 1601 E. 18th Street, Suite 209, Jackson County, Missouri.


Add to Consent Docket

090363
Authorizing a $960,000.00 five year contract with Farm Management Associates for farm management at Kansas City International Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $960,000.00.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090364
RESOLUTION - Designating the City’s share of Clay County’s special road and bridge tax receipts for calendar years 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2007, in accordance with Section 137.556, Revised Statutes of Missouri; and directing the City Manager to transmit this resolution to Clay County.


Add to Consent Docket

090370
Authorizing a Second Amendment to the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport FBO Agreement with Executive Beechcraft to reduce rent on the parcel subleased to the Airport History Museum.


Add to Consent Docket
 
 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 8-10 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

090398
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into an agreement with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority for the provision of regular transit services, and Share-A-Fare transportation for the elderly and disabled residents of Kansas City, Missouri; and authorizing an expenditure in an amount not to exceed $42,198,407.00.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090404
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to submit a plan for restructuring of the Occupational License Code for City Council approval and provide updates on the restructuring plan.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090405
Reducing the Contingent Appropriation in the General Fund; appropriating funds from the Unappropriated Fund Balances of the General, Water, Sewer, Stormwater and KC Airport Funds to provide for the associated costs of the FY 2009-10 reduction in force program; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090395
Replacing a portion of the KCIA Area Plan with the KCI Area Plan as a guide for the future development and public investment within the area bounded by the city limits of Kansas City, Missouri on the north, city limits to Amity and then along Highway 152 on the south, Platte/Clay County boundary on the east, and city limits of Kansas City, Missouri on the west. (247-S-112)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090406
Vacating the plat of Phister Place, in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090408
Amending Section A of Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 080997 which approved an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District R-5-p on approximately a 6.28 acre tract of land generally located at the northeast corner of 51st Street and Swope Parkway, to eliminate the requirement of sidewalks on Cleveland Avenue.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090399
Accepting and approving a one-year $40,000.00 contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to continue to conduct preventive health screening of all newly arriving refugees in Kansas City; increasing revenue in the amount of $37,085.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; increasing appropriations in the amount of $37,085.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090381
Amending Ordinance No. 051331 passed November 3, 2005 authorizing a contract with Wilson Plumbing Company to construct sanitary sewers at 97th and Eastern, Bannister Acres, and authorizing the assessment against the benefited properties by repealing and reenacting Section 10 thereof, changing the assessment amount.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090382
Amending Ordinance No. 071281 passed November 29, 2007, which authorized a contract with Team Excavating, Inc., for Project No. 89003409, N.E. 88th and N. Forest Avenue Sanitary Sewer Extension, and special assessment of the costs against the benefited properties on Sewer District No. 22091, by repealing and reenacting Section 4 thereof, changing the assessment amount.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090383
Amending Ordinance No. 071282 passed November 29, 2007, which authorized a contract with Rose-Lan Contractors, Inc., for Project No. 89003611, 48th and Logan Avenue Sanitary Sewer Extension, and special assessments of the costs against the benefited properties on Sewer District No. 13051, by repealing and reenacting Section 4 thereof, changing the assessment amount.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090384
Amending Ordinance No. 071283 passed November 29, 2007, which authorized a contract with Blue Nile Engineering for Project No. 89003613, 48th Street and Emery Avenue Sanitary Sewer Extension and special assessment of the costs against the benefited properties, by repealing and reenacting Section 4, changing the assessment amount, and correcting a clerical error in the sewer district number.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090385
Amending Ordinance No. 071377 passed December 13, 2007, which authorized a contract with Pyramid Excavation & Construction, Inc., for Project No. 89003727, 135th Street and Cherry Avenue Sanitary Sewer Extension and special assessment of the costs against the benefited properties, by repealing and reenacting Section 4 thereof, changing the assessment amount.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090386
Amending Ordinance No. 080146 passed February 21, 2008, which authorized a contract with Dennis Johnson Construction, Inc., for Project No. 89003668, 59th Street and Norfleet Avenue Sanitary Sewer Extension, and special assessment of the costs against the benefited properties, by repealing and reenacting Section 4 thereof, changing the assessment amount, and correcting a clerical error in the sewer district number.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090388
Amending Ordinance No. 060984 passed September 14, 2006, which authorized the City Manager to enter into a contract with Ace Pipe Cleaning, Inc. for $1,288,324.21 for sanitary sewer extension at 66th & Manchester, by enacting a new Section 6 which authorizes assessments on Sewer District Nos. 11024 through 11030, and 11048, and repealing Ordinance No. 070833 in its entirety.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090393
Reducing appropriations in the amount of $30,600.00 from the Contingency Account of the Sewer Special Assessment 1996 Bond Fund; appropriating that amount to the 97th & Holmes Sanitary Sewer account; authorizing a $97,400.00 contract with Haines & Associates Construction, Inc. for Project No. 89003813 – 97th and Holmes Road Sanitary Sewer Extension; authorizing the City Manager to amend and increase this contract without further City Council approval; authorizing the City Manager to expend $122,400.00 for the contract; and assessing the properties benefited.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090397
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute an ingress/egress easement between the City of Kansas City, Missouri and the Union Pacific Railroad Company for the construction, and maintenance of a roadway on City-owned property located in the vicinity of Red Bridge Road, west of Blue River Road, and as part of Project No. 089008054.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090400
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend funds in an amount not to exceed $6,105,000.00 in accordance with the annual contract with Deffenbaugh Disposal Services, Inc. for the collection and disposal of residential refuse.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090401
Declaring it necessary to change and re-establish the grades of, and the relocation, opening, establishing and dedicating of Street Right of Way on N. W. Hampton Road, all in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to cause a notice to be published as provided for herein.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090407
Declaring it necessary to change and re-establish the grades of, and the relocation, opening, establishing and dedicating of Street Right of Way on North Eastern Avenue, all in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to cause a notice to be published as provided for herein.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move To Introduce

090409
Authorizing the First Amendment of a General Services Contract between Kansas City, Missouri and Standard Parking at Kansas City International Airport; reducing estimated revenues; estimating new revenues; and appropriating from the Unappropriated Fund Balance.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move To Introduce

090410
Authorizing the execution of a General Services Contract with City Service Valcon to provide 100 Low Lead Aviation Fuel to Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated fund in an amount not to exceed $1,500,000.00.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Johnson Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090411
Declaring it necessary to change and re-establish the grades of, and the relocation, opening, establishing and dedicating of Street Right of Way on Tiffany Springs Road, all in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to cause a notice to be published as provided for herein.


Councilmember Johnson Move to Advance

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


Passed

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