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Last Published: 3/13/2018 1:46:57 PM
KANSAS CITY COMMITTEE RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - ALISSIA CANADY
Present:2 - QUINTON LUCAS, HEATHER HALL
Excused:1 - KATHERYN SHIELDS
 

180100
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to implement an updated Healthy Vending Policy for vending machines at City facilities.


NEIGHBORHOODS AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "BE ADOPTED AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Dr. Sarah Martin from the Health Department testified that this resolution updates AR 3-28 (12-1-2015) "Healthier Vending Policy" and updates the city vending guidelines to be compatible with the federal vending guidelines and evaluation and compliance support from the Health Department. The vending policy specifically, reduces caloric limits on snacks and entrees and extends sodium limits to a larger proportion of available foods. Improves transparency by applying federal labeling guidelines to all items. An electronic version of this presentation can be obtained from the City Clerks Office.
Ayes: 3 - Canady, Lucas, Hall
Nays: 0

180108
Estimating and appropriating $15,406.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; accepting and approving a $15,406.00 grant from Association of Food and Drug Officials to develop and implement multilingual outreach materials for use on social media platforms to focus on the importance of handwashing and the reporting of symptoms of foodborne illness in the Kansas City area; and designating requisitioning authority.


NEIGHBORHOODS AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Joe Williamson and Carolyn White from the Health Department testified that hand washing prevents the spread of disease, and communities with increase hand washing education efforts see a decrease in the number of people who become ill. The department responds to citizen reports of foodborne illness potentially associated with a food establishment in Kansas City within 48 hours. Foodborne illness investigations in food establishments focus on disease prevention, safe food handling, proper storage of foods, appropriate sanitization methods, pest control, safe food and water supplies, and other environmental hazards.
Ayes: 3 - Canady, Lucas, Hall
Nays: 0

180116
Estimating revenue in the amount of $100,000.00 in the Inmate Security Fund; and appropriating that amount to the Neighborhood Initiatives account.


NEIGHBORHOODS AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Deletta Dean and Shawn Kirkwood from Neighborhood and Housing Services testified that estimating revenue and appropriating funds per ordinance 160669 for repair for homes with housing code violations. The funding will be made available to senior citizens otherwise determined to be eligible by the City pursuant to the Municipal Court Fund Program requirements.
Ayes: 3 - Canady, Lucas, Hall
Nays: 0

180121
Authorizing the City Manager to accept a two year grant in the amount of $190,742.17 from the United States Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women; estimating revenue and appropriating $190,742.17 in the Domestic Violence Shelter Operations Fund; appropriating $60,580.72 from the Contingent Appropriation Fund to the Domestic Violence Shelter Operations Fund; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


NEIGHBORHOODS AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Abby Pernell from the City's Prosecutor's Office testified that this grant provides two year funding for one full time domestic violence prosecutor and two part time domestic violence prosecutors who process and prosecute charges for domestic violence at the Municipal Court level. $190,742.17 will be appropriated for full time salary, medical and pension benefits for the full time domestic violence prosecutor and for the hourly wages for the part time domestic violence prosecutors over the two years of the grant. The City’s obligation of $60,580.72 in matching funds is supplied by payment of remaining salary and benefit for the three positions.
Ayes: 3 - Canady, Lucas, Hall
Nays: 0

180122
Amending Chapter 10, Alcoholic Beverages, by repealing Sections 10-211 and 10-212 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which will allow an applicant within the newly expanded area of 18th Street and Vine Street to bypass the density requirement when applying for a retail sales-by-drink license without effecting the density calculation of other licensed establishments and which creates an exempted area of 18th Street and Vine Street for retail sales-by-drink licensed businesses from the required minimum distance from a church or school.


NEIGHBORHOODS AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (2/28/2018)"
 
 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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