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Last Published: 8/10/2018 2:19:32 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:4 - SCOTT WAGNER, JOLIE JUSTUS, LEE BARNES JR., KEVIN MCMANUS
 

170841
RESOLUTION - Consenting to the detachment of certain property not in Kansas City from Public Water Supply District No. 10 of Cass County, Missouri.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Charlotte Fern, Law Department, presented the staff report for this ordinance. This resolution consents to the detachment of certain property not in Kansas City from Public Water Supply District No. 10 of Cass County, Missouri. Kansas City is not a part of these proceedings.
Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

170848
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Administration”,  by repealing Sections 2-1075, 2-1079 and 2-1080, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like numbers and subject matter, that increase the starting pay for the Fleet Maintenance Technician, Senior Fleet Maintenance Technician, Fleet Supervisor, Fleet Operations Manager, Fleet Asset Superintendent, Body Repairer, Concession Clerk and Lifeguard job classifications and eliminate the job classification of Concession Clerk Trainee and the L-A pay grade to assist the City in establishing and maintaining a competitive classification and pay system.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Gary O'Bannon, Human Resources provided the staff presentation for this ordinance. This ordinance amends Article VIII of the Administrative Code of Kansas City, Missouri, relating to the Classification and Compensation Plan, by repealing Sections 2-1075, 2-1079 and 2-1080 which revises the job classification and pay system, and enacting in lieu, thereof, sections of like numbers which provides classification and pay scale changes to assist the City in maintaining and establishing a competitive classification and pay system. The fleet maintenance classification titles are effected by this ordinance. This reclassification will help to recruit talent for these jobs. A job study was completed in order to establish the pay change.
Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

170850
Authorizing the City Manager to accept a two year grant in the amount of $141,296.45 from the Missouri Department of Social Services; estimating revenue and appropriating $141,296.45 in the Domestic Violence Fund; appropriating $35,324.11 from the Contingent Appropriation Fund to the Domestic Violence Fund; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Cecilia Abbott, Law Department, provided the staff report for this ordinance. This ordinance authorizes the City Manager to accept a two year grant in the amount of $141,296.45 from the Missouri Department of Social Services; estimating revenue and appropriates $141,296.45 in the Domestic Violence Fund; appropriating $35,324.11 from the Contingent Appropriation Fund to the Domestic Violence Fund. This will help victims to move easier through the Domestic Violence Court.
Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

170851
Estimating revenue in the amount of $369,000.00 in the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund; appropriating $244,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund for roof repair at the Kansas City Police Department facility at 1525 Holmes Street and Emergency HVAC repairs at the Kansas City Police Department Annex; transferring and appropriating $125,000.00 to the Kansas City Police Department to match donations received from the Police Foundation of Kansas City: and designating requisitioning authority.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Councilwoman Hall stated that a portion of this ordinance is a match to provide protective helmets for police officers. This ordinance estimates revenue in the amount of $369,000.00 in the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund. This appropriates $244,000.00 from the unappropriated fund balance of the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund for roof repair at the Kansas City Police Department facility at 1525 Holmes Street and emergency HVAC repairs at the Kansas City Police Department Annex. Further, transferring and appropriating $125,000.00 to the Kansas City Police Department to match donations received from the Police Foundation of Kansas City. Each year emergency repairs are identified and this ordinance cover the extensive repairs to the outlined facilities.
Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

170856
(Sub.)
Reducing the Contingent Appropriation in the General Fund by $225,000.00; appropriating that amount for the purpose of funding the ongoing operations of the American Jazz Museum; directing the City Manager with respect to the existing contractual relationship with the American Jazz Museum, Inc.; providing for an organizational assessment of the assets; requiring that the City Manager make his recommendations for the management of the assets at the conclusion of the organizational assessment; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Councilman Reed, provided a presentation in support of the City moving forward with support and funding for the American Jazz Museum through this year. Going forward the museum is positioning itself strategically to safeguard the assets and the history of 18th and Vine. Mark McHenry, Parks and Recreation, advised that they have had success with working with other organizations such as the American Jazz Museum. There would be an in-depth assessment which would look at strengths and weaknesses. The assessment would include: a look at the organizations, vision, mission and purpose, visitor experience, exhibits, educational offering, community profile, collection management and storage. In addition the assessment would include organizations, structure, maintenance and operations, organizational structure, staffing, communications, the organizations governance, policy and procedures, business model, budget, expenses and revenue. It is expected that the assessment can be made and recommendations back to the Council by the next fiscal year. Hand-outs are on file in the City Clerk’s Office. There was public testimony in favor and in opposition to this ordinance. Public testimony was given by: Carol Coe, Charles D. Williams, Anita J. Dixon, Larry Goldblatt, Pam Hider-Johnson, Karen Anderson, Lisa Henry, Makeda Peterson, James D. McGee, Anita Maltbia and Cheptoo Kositany. Speaker card are on file in the City Clerk’s Office and an electronic list was emailed to the Finance & Governance Committee.
Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

170857
Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute a term and supply contract with Heritage Environmental Services, LLC, for Project No. EV2355, Household Hazardous Waste Operation for up to fourteen months; and authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to amend the contract and exercise six (6) one-year renewal options.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Sherri Irving, Procurement, provided the staff report for this ordinance. This ordinance authorizes the Manager of Procurement Services to execute a term and supply contract with Heritage Environmental Services, LLC, for Project No. EV2355, Household Hazardous Waste Operation for up to fourteen months; and authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to amend the contract and exercise six (6) one-year renewal options. This ordinance helps to keep the city's streams safe.
Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

170727
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Adopting the 2017 Update of the Citywide Business Plan including City Goals, the Financial Strategic Plan, and the Balanced Scenario of the Five-Year Planning Model; and directing the City Manager to align departmental strategic plans and business plans to the Citywide Business Plan.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"

Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0
 
 1. Fire Chief Berardi, will discuss Fire Department overtime and use of resources.
 
 Chief Berardi, Chief Dugan and Chief Maize, Fire Department, provided the staff presentation for this additional business item. The presentation included: historical staffing levels, relief factors, increased call volume, increased ambulance response, 24 hour shift operational hours, daily minimum staff, 40 hours personnel needed, leave usage, summary of staffing, fiscal impact of hiring 48 field personnel, ROI(Return on Investment) hiring 48 positions and cost of onboarding and outfitting 48.
 
 2. There may be a general discussion regarding current Finance and Governance Committee 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. (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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