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Last Published: 4/12/2018 1:27:36 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
 

180195
(Sub.)
Accepting and approving a one-year $1,961,419.00 grant award agreement from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to provide funding for the Ryan White Part A and Minority AIDS Initiative services.


NEIGHBORHOODS AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Frank Thompson from the Health Department testified that the purpose of this contract is to ensure that all residents living with HIV/AIDS within the 11 county Kansas City Transitional Grant Area, have access to medical care and support services. Ryan White funding is appropriated annually by congress and the awards for part A are split into formula and supplemental funds. Supplemental funds are awarded based on demonstrated needs and quality of local plans in the annual application. A committee substitute has been formatted. A copy of this ordinance and supporting documents can be obtained from the City Clerk's Office.
Ayes: 4 - Canady, Shields, Lucas, Hall
Nays: 0
 
 1. A presentation by students from Southeast and Central Academy of Excellence High Schools on the topic of "Findings for walkability Audit".
 
 Anthony Madry and Melissa Robinson, Kansas City Public School along with students of Central and Southeast High schools gave a presentation of their walkability audit through the eyes of students and the struggles they face daily arriving to school. Central students, A'kylah Brown, Coco Drane and Kolby Downton along with students from Southeast, Silvarri Izaguirre-Reyes, Christine McGinnis and I'sahn Stallings, all described hazardous conditions such as, broken and cracked sidewalks, trash, trees and shrubbery along sidewalks preventing access and forcing them at times to walk in the street, and the dangers of traffic control. The students expressed the need for school crosswalk lights and signs to reduce speeding in school zones and allow students to cross safely. Public safety has also been a concern from abandoned houses and commercial buildings to poor street lighting. An electronic version of the presentation can be obtained from the City Clerk's Office.
 
 2. There may be a general discussion regarding current Neighborhoods and Public Safety issues.
 
 3. 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.
 
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