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Legislation #: 051336 Introduction Date: 11/3/2005
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER ROWLAND
Title: Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on August 8, 2006, an advisory question asking whether voters support local control of the Kansas City Police Department; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election on or after May 26, 2006, but not later than May 30, 2006 if a binding measure is placed before the voters for this election date; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
11/1/2005 Filed by the Clerk's office
11/3/2005 Referred to Budget and Audit Committee
11/8/2005 Hold On Agenda (11/21/2005)
11/21/2005 Hold On Agenda (12/13/2005)
12/13/2005 Advance and Do Pass as a Committee Substitute, Debate
12/15/2005 Councilmember Rowland Move To Re-refer
12/15/2005 Referred to Budget and Audit Committee
1/3/2006 Hold On Agenda (1/31/2006)
1/31/2006 Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
7/3/2006 Hold Off Agenda
7/19/2006 Release
7/20/2006 Released

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 051336

 

Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on August 8, 2006, an advisory question asking whether voters support local control of the Kansas City Police Department; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election on or after May 26, 2006, but not later than May 30, 2006 if a binding measure is placed before the voters for this election date; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. ELECTION CALLED. That an election is called on August 8, 2006, for the purpose of submitting to the voters of Kansas City an amendment to the City Charter.

 

Section 2. NOTICE TO ELECTION AUTHORITIES BY CITY CLERK. That following passage of this ordinance the City Clerk shall deliver certified copies of this ordinance and notice of election to the Clerk of Cass County, Board of Election Commissioners of Clay County, Board of Election Commissioners of Kansas City, and Board of Election Commissioners of Platte County, on or after May 26, 2006, but not later than May 30, 2006, which shall be the authority of each election authority of the City to submit the amendment to the electors of Kansas City and to give public notice as provided by law. Pursuant to the restrictions established by Section 2-51, Code of Ordinances, this notice shall be given only if a binding proposal is submitted to the voters for this election date.

 

Section 3. NOTICE OF ELECTION. The notice of election shall read as follows:

 

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NOTICE OF ELECTION

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI

 

Notice is hereby given that the City of Kansas City has called a special election to be held on Tuesday, August 8, 2006, between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., at which election all qualified voters residing within Kansas City, Missouri will be given the opportunity to vote.

 

The official ballot will be in substantially the following form:

 


OFFICIAL BALLOT

CITY OF KANSAS CITY

 

SPECIAL ELECTION, AUGUST 8, 2006

 

QUESTION NO. _____

(Advisory Issue)

(Supervisory Authority over the Police Department)

 

The Kansas City Police Department is supervised by a Board of Police Commissioners appointed by the Governor of Missouri. The City Council and City Manager are prohibited by law from directing the actions of the Police Department, the sole responsibility of the City being funding the Police Department. Do you support transforming the Kansas City Police Department into a department of the City under the supervision and control of the City Council and City Manager?

 

This is an advisory question authorized by Section 2-51, Code of Ordinances, and will not change the current legal relationship of the Police Department to the City.

 

_____ Yes

_____ No

 

(Instructions to voters will be supplied by the election authorities.)

 

A full and complete copy of Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 051336 submitting the above advisory question to the electorate is on file in the office of the City Clerk of Kansas City, Missouri where the same is open for inspection and copying.

 

The polling places for the election will be (INSERT LIST OF POLLING PLACES IN LAST PUBLICATION ONLY)

 

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I hereby certify that the foregoing is the legal notice to be published pursuant to Section 115.127, RSMo, as amended.

 

Given under my hand and the official seal of the Kansas City, Missouri, this _____ day of May, 2006.

 

 

(SEAL) __________________________________

MILLIE CROSSLAND

City Clerk of Kansas City, Missouri

 

Before me, a notary public, personally appeared Millie Crossland, to me known to be the City Clerk of Kansas City, Missouri, and the person who acknowledged to me that she executed the same for the purposes therein stated.

 

 

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Notary Public

 

My Commission Expires:____________________________

 

Section 4. ADVISORY NATURE OF THE QUESTION. This matter is an advisory question authorized by Section 2-51, Code of Ordinances.

 

Section 5. EMERGENCY RECOGNIZED. This ordinance, providing for the submission of an election issue, is hereby recognized to be an emergency measure within the meaning of Section 15, Article II, of the Charter, and as such shall become effective immediately upon its passage.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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William Geary

Assistant City Attorney