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Last Published: 9/15/2008 2:54:05 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:4 - CINDY CIRCO, MELBA CURLS, ED FORD, JOHN SHARP
Out:1 - BILL SKAGGS
 

080888
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhood and Community Services to accept a grant through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and enter into contracts with various organizations for the provision of services for homeless families and individuals from a 2007 Supportive Housing Program Grant.


HOUSING COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
David Park, Neighborhood Services, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance authorizes contracts with various non-profit agencies for homeless services within Kansas City.
Ayes: 3 - Circo, Curls, Sharp
Nays: 0

080889
Authorizing the Director of City Development, on behalf of the City, to release a Second Deed of Trust and Security Agreement which secures a $750,000 loan for the Quality Heights I affordable housing project contingent upon the receipt of 9% Low-Income Housing Tax Credits for a redevelopment project proposal by Affordable Housing Kansas City, Inc. (AHKC) in partnership with Blue Hills Community Services and upon the completion of the anticipated renovations of the units, exterior and grounds within the project.


HOUSING COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Troy Schulte, Budget Office, testified on behalf of this ordinance. John Monroe, Housing Authority, and Joanne Bussinger, Blue Hills Association, were present to answer questions from the committee. The ordinance will facilitate the redevelopment of the Quality Heights affordable housing project. The handout is on file in the City Clerk's Office.
Ayes: 4 - Circo, Curls, Ford, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 There will be a presentation by Housing staff regarding the Beacon Hill Update.
 
 Dan Messer, Zimmer, gave an update of the Beacon Hill project. Brian Collins, Cougar Capital, and John Monroe, Housing Authority, were present to answer questions from the committee. The handout is on file in the City Clerk's Office.
 
 There will be a presentation by Housing staff regarding the Scoring Criteria.
 
 Shirley Winn, Housing Division, gave an update regarding the Scoring Criteria. The handout is on file in the City Clerk's Office.
 
 There will be a presentation on the status of Receivership by Legal and Planning staff.
 
 Tom Coyle, City Planning, and Shirley Winn, Housing, gave an update on the status of Receivership.