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Last Published: 3/23/2010 3:23:05 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - CATHY JOLLY
Present:4 - JOHN SHARP, CINDY CIRCO, MELBA CURLS, RUSS JOHNSON
 

100121
Accepting and approving a one year $503,326.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for HIV/STD prevention services in Kansas City, Missouri.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Dr. Rex Archer, Health Department, and Samantha Hughes, Health Department, discussed HIV/STD prevention programs in Kansas City and how the grant money is being utilized to implement providing HIV prevention, education and risk reduction. There was no public testimony. This ordinance will accept a contract from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services for HIV/STD prevention.
Ayes: 5 - Jolly, Sharp, Circo, Curls, Johnson
Nays: 0

100126
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 10-211, Number of retail alcoholic beverage licenses, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like numbers and subject matters which corrects errors found in the wording of this section of the ordinance.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Gary Majors, Regulated Industries, explained that this ordinance will correct the section of code regarding estimating the populations of the census blocks for determining the number of liquor licenses that can be issued in an area. Mr. Majors answered questions from the committee regarding impact on the number of establishments selling liquor on neighborhoods especially those bordering other cities. There was no public testimony. This ordinance will correct errors in the working of Ordinance Number 100008 so that it reads the way it was originally intended to read.
Ayes: 5 - Jolly, Sharp, Circo, Curls, Johnson
Nays: 0

100149
Accepting and approving a $51,381.00 contract amendment with Truman Medical Center, Inc. to provide additional case management services to eligible clients in the Kansas City Transitional Grant Area who meet Ryan White Title I guidelines and declaring an emergency.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Dr. Rex Archer, Health Department, explained to the committee the importance of having case managers for HIV/AIDS patients and various agencies are under contract with the Health Department provide case management services. Truman Medical Center has agreed to utilize the additional funding to increase the number of case managers for HIV/AIDS patients. There was no public testimony. This ordinance will amend a contract with Truman Medical Center for additional medical case management services for those living with HIV/AIDS.
Ayes: 5 - Jolly, Sharp, Circo, Curls, Johnson
Nays: 0
 
 There may be general discussion(s) on current Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee issues. Sheri Wood, Kansas City Free Health Clinic, will give a presentation on the National Association of Free Health Clinics Report. Councilwoman Cathy Jolly introduced Sheri Wood, Kansas City Free Health Clinic, and briefly gave some background information about C.A.R.E. (Communities Are Responding Everyday) Clinics 2009. Ms. Woods distributed hard copies of her powerpoint presentation to the committee. (A copy is on file in the City Clerk's Office.) Ms. Woods showed a video provided by the National Association of Free Health Clinics on the C.A.R.E. (Communities Are Responding Everyday) Clinic 2009 in Kansas City. The powerpoint presentation covered the community response, services provided at the event. Ms. Woods discussed the health care needs of people in the area. Many if the people participating in the clinic did not realize how sick they were, most don't get the care they need and most are employed without insurance or are under insured. The committee commented on the health care needs in the community. Ms. Woods answered questions from the committee regarding following up on people treated and needing additional care. 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.