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Last Published: 4/3/2019 4:07:41 PM
KANSAS CITY COMMITTEE RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - ALISSIA CANADY
Present:3 - KATHERYN SHIELDS, QUINTON LUCAS, HEATHER HALL
 

190200
Re-estimating revenue and appropriating $350,000.00 to the Health Fund to continue to implement and operate the rental inspection property program in Kansas City; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


NEIGHBORHOODS AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Dr. Rex Archer and Nasser Jahari, from the Health Department testified that the funding is needed to continue to implement and operate the rental inspection property program in Kansas City. The residential inspection program serves to protect the public health, safety and welfare in residential rental property units by enacting and enforcing minimum health and safety standards.
Ayes: 4 - Canady, Shields, Lucas, Hall
Nays: 0

190201
Accepting and approving a contract with Kansas City Care Clinic in the amount of $412,231.00 to provide medical case management services in the Kansas City area.


NEIGHBORHOODS AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Samantha Hughes from the Health Department testified that this grant award agreement is funded through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) in part for the Ryan White Part A Medical Case Management services for persons living within the eleven county Kansas City, Missouri Transitional Grant Area.
Ayes: 4 - Canady, Shields, Lucas, Hall
Nays: 0

190091
Adopting an updated and revised Local Emergency Operations Plan (LEOP) for the City.


NEIGHBORHOODS AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Jim Connelly and Chris Carol from the Office of Emergency Management, gave a brief testimony of the review, update, and revision of the current 2014 Local Emergency Operations Plan for the City. The new updated 2018 version addresses new Federal and State rules and regulations, incorporated best practices from recent disasters, and reflect on updated policies and procedures. The city departments and supporting agencies have been afforded an opportunity to provide input review and comment on the proposed changes.
Ayes: 4 - Canady, Shields, Lucas, Hall
Nays: 0
 
 1. Staff from the City Auditor’s Office and the Parks and Recreation Department will present an ARTS report for the Preserve and Restore Parks Ecology with Sustainable Maintenance Approach audit.
 
 Doug Jones, from the City Auditor's Office and Terry Rynard Parks and Recreation, gave a brief testimony of the Parks and Recreation performance audit, what was found and recommendations. The Parks Department focused on the aesthetic maintenance of turf grass and non native annual flower beds. It has been found that the departments maintenance of parkland natural resources does not maximize sustainable practices to protect the water, air, soil and native plant ecology. Recommendations from the Auditor's department to strengthen the sustainable maintenance practice of natural resources in the parkland by: reduce mowing, reduce or eliminate the use of inputs like water, fertilizers, and pesticides, incorporate measurable goals, policies and plans and provide staff training on sustainable maintenance. An electronic copy of this presentation can be obtained from the City Auditor's Office at: http://kcmo.gov/cityauditor or by calling 816.513.3300.
 
 2. Staff from Kansas City Fire Department will give an update on Response Times and EMS Collections.
 
 Deputy Chief Tom Collins and Division Chief Chuck Zang, Kansas City Fire Department, gave a brief update of the following: emergency response times, summary map supplement of emergency response time city wide, and the medical bureau ambulance revenue payments received for the month of January and February of 2019.
 
 3. There may be a general discussion regarding current Neighborhoods and Public Safety issues.
 
 4. Pursuant to the following subsections of Section 610.021 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, there may be a closed session to discuss: (1) legal matters, litigation, or privileged communications with attorneys, pursuant to subsection 1; (2) real estate, pursuant to subsection 2; (3) personnel, pursuant to subsection 3 and 13; and/or (4) sealed bids or proposals, pursuant to subsection 12.
 
 The City Clerk`s Office now has equipment for the hearing impaired for use with every meeting. To check out the equipment please see the secretary for each committee. Be prepared to leave your Driver`s License or State issued Identification Card with the secretary and she will give you the equipment. Upon returning the equipment your license will be returned.