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Legislation #: 200832 Introduction Date: 9/24/2020
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: MAYOR LUCAS
Title: Repealing Section 2-970.5 of the Code of Ordinances titled Kansas City Global Commission; repealing Ordinance No. 070068 and Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 071044 relating to the Citizen Advisory Committee on Housing Policy; and dissolving inactive or renamed boards, commissions and task forces that were established by Resolution.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
9/23/2020 Filed by the Clerk's office
9/24/2020 Referred to Special Committee for Legal Review
10/13/2020 Do Pass
10/15/2020 Assigned to Third Read Calendar
10/22/2020 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 200832

 

Repealing Section 2-970.5 of the Code of Ordinances titled Kansas City Global Commission; repealing Ordinance No. 070068 and Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 071044 relating to the Citizen Advisory Committee on Housing Policy; and dissolving inactive or renamed boards, commissions and task forces that were established by Resolution.

 

WHEREAS, many boards and commissions established under the Code of Ordinances or by Resolution are inactive because that board or commission is not meeting or that board or commission disbanded and is now known by a different name; and

 

WHEREAS, some boards, commissions and task forces were established for a specific purpose and that purpose has been accomplished; and

 

WHEREAS, boards, commissions or task forces whose purpose has been accomplished, are inactive or renamed, include the following:

 

·         Budget Session Full Council: Covered by City Council action

·         Charter Review Commission: Dissolved 90 days after report submitted; to be reappointed at next Charter Review

·         Citizen Advisory Committee on Housing Policy: Report submitted

·         Citizen’s Commission on Municipal Revenue: Report submitted

·         Dog Park Master Plan Task Force: Report submitted

·         Downtown Minority Development Corporation: Funds no longer controlled by City

·         EPA Response Team: Inactive

·         Economic Development & Incentive Task Force: Dissolved after 2007 recommendations

·         Employees Pension SYSTEM Board of Trustees: Renamed Employees Retirement System Board of Trustees

·         Homelessness Task Force Committee: Report submitted in 2010

·         Kansas City Commission on Violent Crime: Renamed Violence Free KC Committee

·         Kansas City Global Commission: Task completed

·         KCATA Funding Review Committee: Inactive

·         Land Trust of Jackson County: Reconstituted as Land Bank of Kansas City. City no longer has statutory authority

·         MAST: No longer exists. Folded into KCFD in 2010

·         Main Street Special Review Board: Repealed by Ordinance No. 171037

·         Mayor’s New Tools Task Force: Report submitted

·         National Jazz Ambassador: Ceremonial one-time appointment

·         Pension Reform Task Force: Report submitted

·         Redistricting Advisory Board—Report submitted

·         Service First Meetings: Inactive

·         Smoking Task Force: Report submitted

·         Technical Review Committee: Expired by ordinance in 2013

·         Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation--Exists in a different format. Not a city foundation

·         Wet Weather Community Panel: Inactive

·         Women’s Kansas City Association for Internal Relations and Trade: Inactive

 

WHEREAS, maintaining inactive or renamed boards or commissions causes confusion for Kansas Citians who apply for appointment to one of those boards or commissions, not knowing that board or commission is inactive or renamed; and

 

WHEREAS, maintaining inactive boards or commissions on the City Clerk’s website causes additional and unnecessary upkeep for the City Clerk and staff on the Clerk’s website; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Council desires to declare those inactive or renamed boards and commissions established by Resolution disbanded; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Council also desires to amend or repeal provisions from the Kansas City Code of Ordinances establishing boards and commissions now inactive or renamed; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That Section 2-970.5, titled Kansas City Global Commission, of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, is hereby repealed.

 

Section 2. That Ordinance No. 070068 and Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 071044 which established the Citizen Advisory Committee on Housing Policy and amended the membership of the committee are hereby repealed.

 

Section 3. That the following boards, commissions, and task forces established by resolution are disbanded:

 

·         Budget Session Full Council

·         Charter Review Commission

·         Citizen’s Commission on Municipal Revenue

·         Dog Park Master Plan Task Force

·         Downtown Minority Development Corporation

·         EPA Response Team

·         Economic Development & Incentive Task Force

·         Employees Pension SYSTEM Board of Trustees

·         Homelessness Task Force Committee

·         Kansas City Commission on Violent Crime

·         KCATA Funding Review Committee

·         Land Trust of Jackson County

·         MAST

·         Mayor’s New Tools Task Force

·         National Jazz Ambassador

·         Pension Reform Task Force

·         Redistricting Advisory Board

·         Service First Meetings

·         Smoking Task Force

·         Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation

·         Wet Weather Community Panel

·         Women’s Kansas City Association for Internal Relations and Trade

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Lana Torczon Assistant City Attorney