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Last Published: 1/30/2017 10:01:20 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:3 - ALISSIA CANADY, KATHERYN SHIELDS, QUINTON LUCAS
Excused:1 - HEATHER HALL
 

160715
Accepting and approving contract amendments with Kansas City CARE Clinic totaling $458,722.75 to provide Primary Care and Medical Case Management Services in the Kansas City area.


NEIGHBORHOODS AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Frank Thompson, Manager of HIV Services, Health Department, testified the purpose of these agreements is to ensure that residents living with HIV/AIDS within the 11 county Kansas City Transitional Grant Area (KC-TGA) receive HIV Medical Case Management(MCM) and Outpatient Ambulatory Medical Care services according to the policies, and standards of practice outlined and published by the Health Resources and Services Administration and the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Services are provided according to Standards of Care established by the KC-TGA Comprehensive HIV Planning Council The KC-TGA bi-state region includes Cass, Clay, Clinton, Jackson, Johnson, Lafayette, Leavenworth, Miami, Platte, Ray, and Wyandotte Counties. Between March 2015 to February 2016 Kansas City CARE Clinic provided case management services for 995 clients (43% of KC-TGA total) and Outpatient Ambulatory Medical Care for 622 patients.
Ayes: 3 - Canady, Shields, Lucas
Nays: 0

160716
Accepting and approving a one year $428,000.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for the Building Blocks Home Visiting program that promotes a healthy and safe parenting and home environment.


NEIGHBORHOODS AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Josie Adams, Kansas City Health Department testified that the Nurse Family Partnership is an evidence-based, community health program that serves high risk, low income, first time moms. Each mother served by NFP is partnered with a registered nurse early in her pregnancy and receives ongoing nurse home visits that continue through her child's second birthday. Currently, the department's NFP consists of four Public Health Nurses and one Public Health Nurse Supervisor. The maximum caseload for each nurse is 25 clients. The goals of NFP are to: (1) Improve pregnancy outcomes by helping women engage in good preventive health practices, including prenatal care from their healthcare providers, improving their diets, and reducing their use of cigarettes, alcohol and illegal substances; (2) Improve child health and development by helping parents provide responsible and competent care; and (3) Improve the economic self-sufficiency of the family by helping parents develop a vision for their own future, plan future pregnancies, continue their education, and find work. This funding will allow the department's NFP to continue to serve high risk, low income, first time mothers who reside in the following counties in Missouri: Cass, Clay, Jackson, Lafayette, Johnson, Platte, and Ray .
Ayes: 3 - Canady, Shields, Lucas
Nays: 0

160733
Estimating revenue and appropriating funds in the Strategic Neighborhoods Fund for use in projects within the Hospital Hill II Urban Renewal Plan.


NEIGHBORHOODS AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Stuart Bullington, Neighborhood and Housing Service gave testimony on behalf of this Ordinance on the strategic neighborhoods Fund for the use in projects within the Hospital Hill II Urban Renewal Plan.
Ayes: 3 - Canady, Shields, Lucas
Nays: 0

160754
(Sub.)
Accepting funds allocated by the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, FY 2016 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) in the amount of $533,812.00; estimating revenue in the amount of $533,812.00 in the Justice Assistance Grant Fund; appropriating it to the FY 2017 Justice Assistance Grant account in the Justice Assistance Grant Fund; transferring $150,000.00 to the Police Department’s KCPDU accounting unit; authorizing cooperative agreements with the Board of Police Commissioners ($150,000.00), the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office ($234,877.00); and the City of Independence ($48,043.00); appropriating $18,827.25 from interest and funds previously collected in the Justice Assistance Grant Fund; designating requisitioning authorities; and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices.


NEIGHBORHOODS AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Deletta Dean, Neighborhood and Housing Services testified that the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) supports a range of program areas including law enforcement, prosecution and court programs, prevention and education programs, and crime victim and witness initiatives. Grant regulations require that the City of Kansas City, Missouri, Jackson County and the City of Grandview, Missouri submit a joint application. All must agree on the allocation of the grant when submitting the application. The joint application specifies the award distribution to each unit of local government and the purposes for which the funds will be used. The City of Kansas City, Missouri will serve as fiscal agent. The resolution reflects the agreement that was reached.
Ayes: 3 - Canady, Shields, Lucas
Nays: 0
 
 1. Staff will give a Presentation of the 2017-2022 Citywide Business Plan – Public Safety
 
 Mike Shumaker, City Manager's Office, gave an update of the Public Safety Business Plan. Staff from the Kansas City Police Department, Major Karl Oakman, Kansas City Fire Department, Chief Paul Berardi, and Deleatta Dean, Neighborhood and Housing Services, spoke briefly of the departmental strategic objectives for the FY 2017 thru 2022 by providing high quality public safety and public health, including strategies to prevent or significantly reduce public safety and public health problems and threats in a timely manner.
 
 2. There may be a general discussion regarding current Neighborhoods, Public Safety and Housing 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.
 
 The City Clerk`s Office now has equipment for the hearing impaired for use with every meeting. To check out the equipment please see the secretary for each committee. Be prepared to leave your Driver`s License or State issued Identification Card with the secretary and she will give you the equipment. Upon returning the equipment your license will be returned.