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Last Published: 6/28/2017 12:45:16 PM
KANSAS CITY COMMITTEE RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - ALISSIA CANADY
Present:2 - KATHERYN SHIELDS, QUINTON LUCAS
Excused:1 - HEATHER HALL
 

170401
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department to enter into a contract with Legal Aid of Western Missouri in the amount of $693,764.00 for legal services.


NEIGHBORHOODS AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
John Woods, Neighborhoods and Housing Services, gave a brief testimony that this contract will provide legal services to neighborhood associations and residents to dealing with problem properties in their neighborhoods. The objective is to help nonprofit organizations in "clearing" title exception to real property, to support the City's abandoned vacant properties and dangerous buildings initiatives.
Ayes: 3 - Canady, Shields, Lucas
Nays: 0

170387
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to work with the Board of Parks and Recreation to develop a safety plan.


NEIGHBORHOODS AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Councilman Scott Taylor, 6th district at large, gave a brief testimony on behalf of this ordinance with handouts of surrounding park hours already in process. Mark McHenry, Parks and Recreation, Mary Jane Judy, and David Mecklenberg, Parks Commission Board all testified that this Resolution directs the City Manager to work with the Board of Parks and Recreation and other interested parties and community leaders to develop a safety plan that will address and help ensure the safety of, and accessibility for all citizens in the City’s parks and trail systems. This Resolution also directs the City Manager to provide monthly updates to the City Council regarding the progress made in developing the safety plan and to report back to the City Council within six months of the adoption of this Resolution with the final safety plan that has been developed. An electronic copy of surrounding municipalities park hours can be found in the Office of the City Clerk.
Ayes: 3 - Canady, Shields, Lucas
Nays: 0

170388
(Sub.)
Amending Chapters 50 and 53, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 50-103 relating to trespassing on golf courses and parks and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter and by adding a new section to Chapter 53, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new Section 53-7 relating to parks; and containing a sunset provision.


NEIGHBORHOODS AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Councilman Scott Taylor, 6th district at large, gave a brief testimony on behalf of this ordinance with handouts of surrounding park hours already in process. Mark McHenry, Parks and Recreation, Mary Jane Judy, and David Mecklenberg, Parks Commission Board all testified that this Resolution directs the City Manager to work with the Board of Parks and Recreation and other interested parties and community leaders to develop a safety plan that will address and help ensure the safety of, and accessibility for all citizens in the City’s parks and trail systems. This Resolution also directs the City Manager to provide monthly updates to the Council regarding the progress made in developing the safety plan and to report back to the Council within six months of the adoption of this Resolution with the final safety plan that has been developed. An electronic copy of surrounding municipalities park hours can be found in the Office of the City Clerk.
Ayes: 3 - Canady, Shields, Lucas
Nays: 0
 
 1. There may be a general discussion regarding current Neighborhoods and Public Safety issues.
 
 2. 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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