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Last Published: 7/7/2020 2:02:34 PM
KANSAS CITY COMMITTEE RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:6 - KATHERYN SHIELDS, HEATHER HALL, RYANA PARKS-SHAW, MELISSA ROBINSON, LEE BARNES JR., KEVIN MCMANUS
 
 
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200446
Appropriating $1,400,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Stormwater Fund; Estimating and appropriating $1,400,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the City Legal Expense Fund; approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Nine Guys, LLC v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 20-00065-CV-W-HFS; and authorizing acceptance of a Special Warranty Deed.


FINANCE, GOVERNANCE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
There was no discussion on this ordinance. The settlement of this lawsuit is related to inverse condemnation of a property located at 8501 Holmes Road, Kansas City, Missouri. The Law Department and the Risk Management Committee recommend settlement of all claims in this case for $1,400,000.00 and the acquisition of the property at that location.
Ayes: 5 - Shields, Hall, Parks-Shaw, Robinson, McManus
Nays: 0

200441
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a three-year lease agreement with one two-year option to renew with Diamond Foods, LLC, dba Break Time, for the purpose of a convenience store located at 1128 Oak Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64106.


FINANCE, GOVERNANCE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Ashley Wise, General Services department testified on this ordinance. Diamond Foods LLC, dba Break Time, desires to lease the space in the Wolf Garage to use as convenience store, targeting city hall, government employees and downtown residents within close proximity. The space consists of approximately 1,479 square feet and is located on the ground floor of the Wolf garage next to Pad Thai restaurant. Break Time will operate as a Convenience Store including coffee, groceries, snack foods, hot and cold drinks, hot and cold sandwiches, over the counter drugs, state lottery, toiletries, newspapers, magazines and all other convenience store related items. Also to include alcohol and tobacco products with proper permit and licensure.
Ayes: 5 - Shields, Hall, Parks-Shaw, Robinson, McManus
Nays: 0

200450
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to review and recommend to City Council modification, and repeal, where necessary, of any laws, policies, administrative rules or internal publications of the City that on their face undermine fairness and equality in the relationship between local government and members of the public, are impermissibly discriminatory, unreasonable, unduly burdensome, or duplicative.


FINANCE, GOVERNANCE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Jane Brown, Mayors office, testified on this ordinance. This ordinance directs the City Manager to review and recommend changes to ordinance's impermissibly discriminatory, unreasonable, unduly burdensome, or duplicative.
Ayes: 6 - Shields, Hall, Parks-Shaw, Robinson, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

200452
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, Section 2-1104 to provide City employees sixteen hours paid leave annually to work as election workers in any general, primary, general municipal or special election and exempting fire department employees from such leave.


FINANCE, GOVERNANCE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Mayor Lucas testified on this ordinance. This ordinance will allow city employees 16 hours of leave time to officiate as a judge during election time. Kansas City’s city employees will receive eight hours of paid leave twice a year to volunteer as election workers. City employees are already eligible for up to three consecutive hours of paid leave to vote. This ordinance will give them the paid days off to work at Kansas City polling sites.
Ayes: 6 - Shields, Hall, Parks-Shaw, Robinson, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0
 
 1. There may be additional general discussion regarding current Finance, Governance and Public Safety issues.
 
 2. Closed Session • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 1 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss legal matters, litigation, or privileged communications with attorneys; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 2 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss real estate; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsections 3 and 13 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss personnel matters; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 9 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss employee labor negotiations; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 11 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss specifications for competitive bidding; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 12 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss sealed bids or proposals; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 17 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss confidential or privileged communications with auditors.
 
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