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Last Published: 4/24/2017 11:20:01 AM
KANSAS CITY COMMITTEE RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - KATHERYN SHIELDS
Present:2 - QUINTON LUCAS, HEATHER HALL
Excused:1 - ALISSIA CANADY
 

170097
RESOLUTION - Adopting a Digital Equity Strategic Plan to ensure all residents have equal access to the digital economy; and directing the City Manager to implement its six priorities and conduct annual reviews of the policy.


NEIGHBORHOODS AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (2/15/2017)"
McClain Bryant and Rick Usher, of the Mayor's Office, gave testimony that Adopting a Digital Equity Strategic Plan is to ensure that all residents have equal access to the digital economy; and directing the City Manager to implement its six priorities and conduct annual reviews of the policy
Ayes: 3 - Shields, Lucas, Hall
Nays: 0

170098
Accepting and approving a one-year $460,235.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for HIV prevention and risk reduction services in the Kansas City, Missouri area.


NEIGHBORHOODS AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Samantha Hughes and Eric Dean, of the Health Department, gave testimony that the purpose of this contract is to implement a five year plan that was developed to address the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the Kansas City region. The plan is to provide a comprehensive HIV/STD prevention program for Missouri consisting of: community-based regional planning for HIV/STD prevention activities , HIV/STD health education risk reduction (HERR) activities , HIV prevention for HIV-infected persons, HIV testing and referral services , and syphilis elimination. This is in accordance with the regions current HIV/STD prevention plan which was submitted to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Section for Disease Control and Environmental Epidemiology.
Ayes: 3 - Shields, Lucas, Hall
Nays: 0
 
 1. There will be a presentation on the Digital Equity Strategic Plan.
 
 Previously presented by McClain Bryant, and Rick User of the Mayor's Office for resolution no. 170097.
 
 2. Abby Pennell, Municipal Court There will be a presentation on victim services at municipal court.
 
 Linda Miller, and Abby Pennell, Municipal Court, gave an testimony of the victim services. The department currently has 2 full time prosecutors and 3 part time victim assistants. In 2016 1,509 victims were serviced, and 8,574 contacts were made. The Domestic violence department prosecutes cases of assaults, attempted assault, property damage, stealing, illegal use of weapons, harassment, and violation of orders of protection, child injury cases, and child abuse cases.
 
 3. A presentation from Deputy Chief Karl Oakman, on the KCPD organizational Chart.
 
 Deputy Chief Karl Oakman, KCPD, gave an overview of the KCPD organizational structure. The police department has a total of 1,866 employees. 1,348 police officers and 518 civilian employees. The police chief manages the day to day operations and to the board of police commissioners. The board consists of 5 members, the Mayor, and four Kansas City, Missouri residents appointed by the Governor. Bureaus are managed by the Deputy Chiefs who report directly to the Chief. All divisions are managed by a major or civilian director. All units are managed by a captain or civilian manager and all sections are supervised by a sergeant or civilian supervisor. A copy of the organization chart is on file in the City Clerks Office.
 
 4. There may be a general discussion regarding current Neighborhoods and Public Safety issues.
 
 5. 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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