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Last Published: 4/17/2017 3:15:02 PM
KANSAS CITY COMMITTEE RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SCOTT WAGNER
Present:2 - LEE BARNES JR., KEVIN MCMANUS
Excused:1 - JOLIE JUSTUS
 

170164
Approving the allocations in the FY 2018-22 Capital Improvements Program preliminary budget and the FY 2018 Neighborhood Conservation Project list as set forth in this ordinance and attachments; stating the Council’s intention regarding advance funding of the FY 2018-22 Capital Improvements Program projects; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD OFF AGENDA"
This item was placed on hold.
Ayes: 3 - Wagner, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

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 "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
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.
Ayes: 3 - Wagner, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

170150
Levying taxes for Fiscal Year 2017-18 for General Revenue, Health Levy, Museum Special Revenue and General Debt and Interest Funds on all property in Kansas City subject to taxation on January 1, 2017; providing for the extension of such levies by the Director of Finance; and authorizing the collection by the Director of Finance.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Scott Huzingea testified that this ordinance would enable the City to levy real and personal property taxes for the General Fund, Health Levy, Museum, Special Revenue, and General Debt and Interest Funds on all property in Kansas City subject to taxation on January 1, 2017; and providing for the extension of such levies by the Director of Finance and authorizing the collection by the Director of Finance. Estimating Revenue for fiscal year of $120,823,500.
Ayes: 3 - Wagner, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

170151
Pursuant to Section 68-582 of the Code of Ordinances, setting the rates for the trafficway maintenance tax, the park and boulevard maintenance tax, and the boulevards and parkways front foot assessment at $0.00 for Fiscal Year 2017-18.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Scott Huzingea testified that this ordinance would enable the City toset the trafficway maintenance tax, the park and boulevard maintenance tax and the boulevards and parkways front foot assessment at $0.00 for the Fiscal Year, to meet the yearly requirement.
Ayes: 3 - Wagner, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

170152
Amending Chapter 60, Code of Ordinances, entitled Sewers and Sewage Disposal by repealing Sections 60-2, 60-3, and 60-9 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter, that adjust charges for sewer service and impose a one and one half percent payment in lieu of taxes upon the City Sewer Fund’s gross revenues derived from sewer services to the City’s residential and commercial customers to be paid to the General Fund and charged to residential and commercial customers; and establishing an effective date.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Scott Huzingea testified that this ordinance would enable the City to set the sewer rates, and adjust the charges for sewer service to a one and one half percent payment. This in lieu of taxes upon the City Sewer Fund's gross revenues derived from services to residential and commercial customers, to be paid to the General Fund.
Ayes: 3 - Wagner, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

170153
Amending Chapter 78, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Water” by repealing Sections 78-6, 78-10, and 78-11, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter, that adjust charges for water service and impose a one and a half percent payment in lieu of taxes upon the City Water Fund’s gross revenues derived from water services to the City’s residential and commercial customers to be paid to the General Fund and charged to residential and commercial customers; and establishing an effective date.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Scott Huzingea testified that this ordinance would enable the City to set the water rates, and adjust the charges for water service to a one and one half percent payment in lieu of taxes upon the City Water Fund's gross revenues derived from services to residential and commercial customers, to be paid to the General Fund.
Ayes: 3 - Wagner, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

170154
(Sub.)
Adopting the Annual Budget of the City for the Fiscal Year 2017-18; establishing on the books of the City the TIF Linwood Fund (Fund No. 5305), and the Shared Success Fund (Fund No. 2590); closing the Ambulance, ARRA, and Public Art funds to the General Fund; closing the Insurance Premium Reserve Fund to the City Legal Expense Fund; and Amending Chapter 68, Article VII, Division 2 of the Code of Ordinances, entitled Sales Taxes, Transportation, repealing Section 68-472.1.; and estimating the revenues for the fiscal year; appropriating for the purposes stated the sums set forth in the budget; designating requisitioning authorities; directing the Director of Finance to make the necessary entries upon the City’s records to show the appropriations and allocations provided for; and authorizing inter-fund loans.  


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Scott Huzingea testified that this ordinance would adopt the Budget of the City for the Fiscal Year 2017-18, establishing listed and named Funds, and closing listed and named Funds, also Amending Chapter 68, Article VII, Division 2 of the Code of Orsinances, entitled Sales Taxes, Transportation, repealing Section 68-472.1; and estimating the revenues for the fiscal year; appropriating for the purposes stated the sums set forth in the budget; designating requistioning authorities; and directing the Director of Finance to make necessary entries upon the City's records to show the appropriations and allocations provided for, and authorizing inter-fund loans. A copy of the budget and included attachments are on file with the City Clerk's Office.
Ayes: 3 - Wagner, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0
 
 1. There may be a general discussion regarding current Finance and Governance Committee issues.
 
 Eric Bosch, City Architect, and Meg Conger, ADA Compliance, testified that there will be an Ordinance issued for floor introduction that will allow the ADA improvements and work to be continued and completed. The improvements include elevators, Starlight, Swope Pool, the Convention Center handrails, restrooms, and right of access projects. Piper Wind is working with the Department of Justice and the City to ensure compliance with the DOJ list and meeting ADA accessibility regulations.
 
 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. (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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