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Last Published: 4/17/2017 3:51:43 PM
KANSAS CITY COMMITTEE RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SCOTT WAGNER
Present:3 - JOLIE JUSTUS, LEE BARNES JR., KEVIN MCMANUS
 

170206
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim entitled Reginald Powell, Claim No. S1314-0210C.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
This item was discussed in closed session.
Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

170208
Estimating revenues and appropriations of $11,360,000.00 in Fund 3436, the Special Obligation Series 2017 Taxable Bond Fund; transferring $701,170.23 from Fund 3436, the Special Obligation Series 2017 Taxable Bond Fund, to Fund No. 5305, the STIF Linwood Shopping Center Fund; transferring $418,825.00 from Fund No. 5180, the STIF – Midtown Fund, to the Fund No. 3437, the Special Obligation Series 2017 Tax-exempt Bond Fund; estimating revenues and appropriations of $127,001,745.30 in Fund No. 3437, the Special Obligation Series 2017 Tax-exempt Bond Fund; approving the addition of a 311 system and related services to the enterprise permitting system contract with Tyler Technologies Inc.; designating requisitioning authority; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
This ordinance estimates and appropriates revenues in the amount of $11.360 million in bond proceeds not previously estimated and appropriated from the Special Obligation Series 2017 Taxable Bond Fund Series: $3.000 million in project funds, $7.342 million in the KCMAC 20048-1 Debt Service Reserve Fund, $701,170 in capitalized interest for the Linwood Shopping Center project, and $316,726 in underwriter's fees and cost of issuance fees; revenues in the amount of $126,192,163 in bond proceeds and $418,825 from the STIF, Midtown Fund not previously estimated and appropriated from the Special Obligation Series 2017 Tax exempt Bond Fund, consisting of $6.154 million in project funds, $1.510 million defeasing the Series 20140 bonds, SI00,023 million defeasing the Series 2005A bonds, S1 7,897 million defeasing the Series 2007 A bonds, $997,312 in underwriter's fees and cost of issuance fees, and $30,000 in proceeds for arbitrage rebate analyst cost. The City retained Kutak Rock, LLP and the Hardwick Law Firm to serve as co-bond and disclosure counsel. Hardwick Law Firm is a City-certified MBE firm. The combined bond counsel and compliance counsel fees, including TIF counsel, are approximately $175,472. The city contracted First Southwest ("FSW") and Moody Reid Financial Advisors to serve as co-financial advisors. The MBE goal for this engagement is 20%. Moody Reid is a City-certified MBE firm. The financial advisory fees are approximately $225,500. The Series 2017 Bonds were issued on March 23, 2017. The refunding bonds will provide debt service savings and the improvement projects will finance vital city projects; and provide savings on future debt service, which the city can use for other purposes further benefitting the citizens of Kansas City, Missouri.
Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

170212
Authorizing the acceptance of a $41,600.00 grant from and a contract with the U. S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for the purpose of investigating discrimination complaints in employment; estimating revenue in the amount of $41,600.00 in the Neighborhoods Grants Fund; appropriating that amount to the 17 EEOC Grant account; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Phillip Yelder and Tracy Bradford, testified that this ordinance authorizes acceptance of a $41,600.00 U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission grant and authorizes the Director of the Human Relations Department to investigate discrimination complaints in employment through the17 EEOC Grant project . This is a modification of Ordinance No. 160561 that appropriated 59,000.00 in the Neighborhood Grants Fund. The funds allows an increase for investigation complaints, and some additional training.
Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

170198
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager in the Annual Budget for Fiscal Year 2017-18 to find an additional One Million Seven Hundred Thousand Dollars within the General Fund for the Kansas City Police Department salary line, with the additional funding not to take effect until November 1, 2017.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD OFF AGENDA"
This item was held off of the agenda.

170166
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 3, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new Section 3-2 to require certain criteria be included in the instructions to bidders for construction contracts over $300,000.00; and establishing an effective date.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS SECOND COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Katy Chandler, Law Department, Cedric Rowan, Procurement Manager, and Phillip Yelder, Human Resources, testified that this ordinance would determine the criteria to be included in the instructions to bidders for construction contracts over $300,000. The two versions discussed are on file with the City Clerk's Office. Subsection 1, bidder specific guidelines are emphasized. Sub section 6, changes the training program requirement. Section 7 was removed and replaced by subsection 8. Sub section B added language requiring the City Manager to report any waiver’s granted. Subsection C, allows the City Manager to administer the changes.
Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0
 
 1. Staff from Finance will provide a final summary of findings related to Socially Responsible Banking.
 
 Tammy Queen, and staff from Finance gave a presentation of the current city requirements, the considerations, and the opportunities to incorporate the important principals in the City's banking relationships. Weighting and reporting for banks that service the City, as well as the RFP requirements were explained. A copy of the presentation is on file with the City Clerk's Office.
 
 2. There may be a general discussion regarding current Finance and Governance Committee 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. (5) confidential or privileged communications with auditors, pursuant to subsection 17. (6) preparation, including discussions, for negotiations with employee groups, pursuant to subsection 9.
 
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