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Last Published: 5/4/2018 4:09:30 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
 

180003
Estimating and appropriating a two-year grant in the amount of $48,090.00 from the United States Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women Domestic Violence Mentor Court Technical Assistance Initiative; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


NEIGHBORHOODS AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Judge Courtney Wachal and Megan Sartin, from the Municipal Court gave a brief testimony on behalf of this ordinance. This two year grant of $48,090.00 will allow the Kansas City Municipal Domestic Violence Court to share with other Domestic Violence courts, as a mentor court and to help increase accountability for domestic abusers. The Domestic Violence Unit which will be a collaborative effort between the Court Administration, the City Attorney’s Office, the Court Probation Department, and the Kansas City Municipal Court Domestic Violence Judge in partnership with community agencies to provide victim support services as well as intervention services for offenders. An electronic version of this presentation can be obtained from the City Clerk's Office.
Ayes: 4 - Canady, Shields, Lucas, Hall
Nays: 0

180032
Accepting and approving a one-year $277,476.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services for a comprehensive sexually transmitted disease prevention program.


NEIGHBORHOODS AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Tiffany Wikinson and Lesha Dennis, from the Health Department testified that this grant provides funding to assess cases for appropriate treatment to the Center for Disease Control, Sexually Transmitted Disease, (STD) treatment guidelines and links STD contacts newly diagnosed with HIV to HIV care services. It is estimated that there are 20 million new STD cases in the US each year. These infections if not treated, can lead to long term health issues such as infertility. An electronic version of this presentation can be obtained from the city clerks office.
Ayes: 3 - Canady, Shields, Hall
Nays: 0

180033
Estimating revenue and appropriating $23,000.00 into the Governmental Grants Fund; accepting and approving a $23,000.00 grant from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to develop and implement a Self-Monitored Blood Pressure Model in Kansas City; and designating requisitioning authority.


NEIGHBORHOODS AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Marty Galutia, from the Health Department gave a brief overview of the purpose that this ordinance serves in Kansas City. Marty expressed the death rate for heart disease, cerebrovascular disease and essential hypertension is significantly higher for African-American residents than white residents. Self-measured blood pressure monitoring is a strategy that can reduce the risk of disability or death due to high blood pressure. The goal is to support the design, development, and implementation of a cross sector integrated model to accelerate the adoption of Self Monitoring Blood Pressure monitoring. Resources are available through local YMCA with blood pressure self monitoring, the Kansas City Missouri Health Department and Samuel U. Rogers Health center. An electronic copy of this presentation can be obtained from the City Clerk's Office.
Ayes: 3 - Canady, Shields, Hall
Nays: 0
 
 1. Staff from Kansas City Fire Department will give an update on Response Times and EMS Collections.
 
 Deputy Chief Tom Collins, and Chief Chuck Zane of the Kansas City Fire Department gave a brief update of the emergency response times, summary map supplement of emergency response time city wide, and the medical bureau ambulance revenue payments received for the month of December 2017. An electronic copy of this presentation can be obtained in 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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