Last Published: 11/1/2013 3:26:06 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:11 - DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, MICHAEL BROOKS, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Excused:1 - SCOTT WAGNER
 

130859
RESOLUTION - Honoring Social Actions Committee 20 (SAC20) for 45 years of service.


Adopted

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

130850
COMMUNICATION - October 2013-Accepting and releasing various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance and release.


Received And Filed

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

130851
COMMUNICATION - Accepting various easements and deeds in Platte County and requesting that the city clerk record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

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

130852
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Brywood Centre Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their proposed budget for the Fiscal Year ending 2014.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130853
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Brywood Centre Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their proposed budget for the Fiscal Year ending 2013.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130854
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Shoal Creek Valley Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Report for the Fiscal Year ending 2013.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130855
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor & Council from the City Clerk declaring Tuesday, January 28, 2014 an election to elect three successor directors for Metro Square & Commons Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

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

130870
COMMUNICATION - October 2013-Accepting various easements, and deeds in Jackson County, Missouri and requesting that the City Clerk record the acceptance letter.


Received And Filed

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

130874
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from Polsinelli regarding the filing of a Petition for Removal of Real Property from the 3-Trails Village Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Reed) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the resolutions listed on today’s docket as “Resolutions for Same Day Adoption” be presented to Council for consideration for immediate adoption today.
 
Ayes: 11 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

130873
RESOLUTION - Expressing the City Council’s unanimous opposition to the racist and anti-Semitic beliefs of the neo-Nazi National Socialist Movement (NSM) and urging Kansas City residents to morally confront those beliefs through their words and actions but not to physically confront these neo-Nazis.


Adopted

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

130796
(Sub.)
Amending Section 68-472.1, Code of Ordinances, for the purpose of revising the formula for distributing the public mass transportation sales tax.


Passed as Substituted

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

130842
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to solicit bids for a $10 million loan to finance environmental work and advanced conceptual engineering for the expansion of the City’s streetcar system and directing the City Manager to include the recommended payments in the City’s five-year capital budget.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

130846
RESOLUTION - Amending Section 3.03 of the Standing Rules of the City Council to clarify that the provision regarding project names in titles applies to City projects.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

130806
Accepting and approving a one-year $94,068.00 grant from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide services for the Women, Infant and Children's supplemental food program (WIC).


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

130812
Accepting a one year $425,000.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for the Building Blocks Home Visiting program that promotes a healthy and safe parenting and home environment.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

130834
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Amending the Plaza Urban Design and Development Plan to change the planning recommendation on an approximately 0.94 acre tract of land, generally located on the south side of 45th Street, between Belleview Avenue and Madison Avenue, by changing the recommended land use from Potential Redevelopment Area to Limited Redevelopment with Specific Guidelines. (225-S-22)


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

130841
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Attorney to file appropriate documents to modify the boundaries of the Park Plaza Transportation Development District ("District") to add the additional area owned and to be owned by the City for the relocation of N.W. Prairie View Road north from its current point terminating on the north side of the District for the relocation of said road and to add the second phase of the N.W. Prairie View Road Project as a transportation project of the District.


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

130817
(Sub.)
Authorizing an agreement with CAF USA, Inc. for approximately $17,980,000.00 to furnish the City with four (4) CAF Urbos 3 Low Floor Streetcar vehicles for the Kansas City Downtown Streetcar Project; expressing the intention of the Council to approve the issuance of bonds for the Kansas City Downtown Streetcar Project and providing for the payment of debt service and operations; estimating revenue in the amount of $69,300,000.00 in the 2013A Special Obligation Bond Fund; appropriating that amount to the Downtown Streetcar Transit System account; declaring official intent to get reimbursed from bond proceeds; and recognizing an emergency.


Councilmember Johnson (Second by Taylor) Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Taylor
Ayes: 11 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0


Passed as Substituted and Amended

Ayes: 11 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Brooks) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the Charter requirement for reading of ordinances on three separate days be waived for the ordinances on today’s docket listed as “Committee Advances” and that these ordinances be advanced for final reading and consideration at this time.
 
Ayes: 11 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

130807
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Eagle Point Management, Claim No. T1314-0209.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

130840
Approving the plat of Replat of Brentwood Crossing – Third Plat, an addition in Clay 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. (SD1156M)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

130838
Renaming Fund No. 3332, the 2013C Special Obligation Bond Fund, estimating and appropriating revenue in Fund 3431, the 2013B Special Obligation Bond Fund and Fund 3332, the 2013C Special Obligation Bond Fund, recording the sale of the Series 2013B and 2013C Special Obligation Bonds, appropriating $14,000,000.00 in Fund No. 3431 for the East Patrol Project and $5,000,000.00 in Fund No. 3332 for the City Market Project; appropriating debt service for FY 2013-14, transferring monies from funds 3670, 3650 and 5300 to fund 3431, designating requisitioning authorities; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon completion and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

130612
(Sub.)
Approving the plat of The Apartments at Tiffany Woods First Plat, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; amending a condition from the controlling rezoning ordinance; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1068F)


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

130831
Rezoning a 1.23 acre tract of land generally located at 8326 Wornall Rd from Districts R-1.5 (Residential 1.5) and R-6 to District B3-2. (Case No. 14418-P, McDonalds)


Passed

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

130835
Rezoning a 0.94 acre tract of land, generally located on the south side of 45th Street between Madison Avenue and Belleview Avenue from Districts R-1.5 and B1-1 to District MPD and approval of a preliminary development plan. (10589-MPD-2, Springhill Suites)


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Reed) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the Charter requirement for reading of ordinances on three separate days be waived for the ordinances on today’s docket listed as “Second Readings” and that they be placed on the docket next week for final reading.
 
Ayes: 10 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor
Nays: 0

130833
(Sub.)
Appropriating $109,221.00 and estimating revenue in the General Fund to be used for special project costs, property acquisition, and maintenance; and authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to execute a contract with Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority for $84,180.00 for property management and maintenance of properties in the 18th and Indiana area and for development costs associated with the student housing project in Beacon Hill.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Brooks) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the Charter requirement for reading ordinances on three separate days be waived for the ordinances on today’s docket listed as “First Readings” and that these ordinances be introduced as listed to the committee so designated.
 
Ayes: 10 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor
Nays: 0

130871
Estimating and appropriating $200,000.00 in the General Fund for a new specialty court fee.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

130857
Authorizing the acceptance of $146,020.00 Fair Housing Assistance Program Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the purpose of investigating discriminatory housing complaints; estimating and appropriating $146,020.00 in the General Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

130848
Approving the Kansas City Register nomination for the “Heider-James Residence” located at 4212 Washington Street as required by Chapter 88-580-01-B of the Administrative Code of the City of Kansas City, Missouri. (250-S-120)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130849
Approving the Kansas City Register nomination for the “St. James Baptist Church” located at 508 W. 43rd Street as required by Chapter 88-580-01-B of the Administrative Code of the City of Kansas City, Missouri. (250-S-119)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130856
Declaring certain real property along vacated 6th Street next east of Charlotte Street surplus to the City’s needs; authorizing the Public Works Director to offer for sale this surplus real property, to later convey it; and executing related documents.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

130858
Authorizing the execution of a $450,000 Contract with Southwest Airlines for reimbursement of Airline Technical Representative consultant costs in connection with airline tenant Use and Lease Agreement negotiations at Kansas City International Airlines.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

130872
Appropriating funds from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Capital Improvements Fund to rectify a funding imbalance associated with Ordinance No. 130770; and recognizing an emergency


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Brooks (Second by Marcason) Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 10 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor
Nays: 0

130875
Rezoning an area of approximately 5.244 acres generally located at 7100 E. 50th Street from Districts B3-2 and R-1.5 to District B4-5. (____________)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
 Councilmember Brooks (Second by Marcason) Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 10 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor
Nays: 0

130876
RESOLUTION - Amending the Eastwood Hills Neighborhood Plan by amending the Proposed Land Use Plan and Map for an area approximately 5.244 acres generally located at 7100 E. 50th Street, by changing the recommended land use designation from Neighborhood Mixed Use to Mixed Use and making any necessary text amendments to the Plan for the outdoor storage of equipment within said property. (630-S-1)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
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