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Legislation #: 180615 Introduction Date: 8/23/2018
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Amending and adding a new section to Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new Section 2-234 creating a fee for lift assists provided by the Fire Department to certain facilities.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
8/21/2018 Filed by the Clerk's office
8/23/2018 Referred to Finance and Governance Committee
8/29/2018 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
8/30/2018 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 180615

 

Amending and adding a new section to Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new Section 2-234 creating a fee for lift assists provided by the Fire Department to certain facilities.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, is hereby amended by adding a new Section 2-234 creating a fee for lift assists provided by the Fire Department, to read as follows:

 

Sec. 2-234. Fee for lift assists.

 

(a)    Any facility that is licensed by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services pursuant to Section 198.015, Revised Statutes of Missouri, as a residential care facility, assisted living facility, intermediate care facility, or skilled nursing facility or that meets the definition of a dialysis facility pursuant to Section 494.10 of Title 42 of the Code of Federal Regulations (42 C.F.R. 494.10) shall pay a fee to the fire department when the fire department has provided a lift assist at any such facility. Such fee shall be determined and set by the fire chief and shall be an amount reasonably calculated to defray the costs of a lift assist.

 

(b)   The term “lift assist” as used in this section means a response by a fire department suppression or rescue company to a facility that has requested assistance to physically move a person who does not require from the fire department, and is not provided by the fire department, any emergency medical services or any services related to patient transportation, care, treatment or health care.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Alan L. Holtkamp

Assistant City Attorney