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Last Published: 7/16/2012 11:36:06 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - MELBA CURLS
Present:3 - SCOTT WAGNER, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER
 

120281
Accepting and approving a one-year $553,082.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for HIV and STD prevention and reduction services in Kansas City, Missouri.


NEIGHBORHOODS & HEALTHY COMMUNITIES COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Samatha Hughes, Health Department, explained that the ordinance before the Committee would approve a contract for HIV prevention and education services. The contract will cover 10 counties. Services are provided for an estimated 50-100 thousands clients annually. The Health Department does about 1000 test monthly. She said that the department would of course like more funding to carry out all the tasks that they need to do to ensure the public health but they will continue to do the best job they can with the available funds. She added that education and case management are critical. A handout is on file in the Clerk's Office.
Ayes: 4 - Curls, Wagner, Reed, Glover
Nays: 0

120284
Accepting and approving a $128,437.00 contract amendment with Truman Medical Center to provide additional Medical Case Management services to eligible clients in the Kansas City Transitional Grant Area who meet Ryan White guidelines; and declaring an emergency.


NEIGHBORHOODS & HEALTHY COMMUNITIES COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Samantha Hughes, Health Department, stated that the ordinance before the Committee would amend a contract with Truman Medical Center for HIV medical case management for the period of April 1, 2012 to March 31, 2013. The amount of the contract is amended for an additional $128,437 that will bring the total contract to $377,336. The case management program provided services to 2,264 non-duplicated clients per month. There are 40 case managers from 7 different agencies.
Ayes: 4 - Curls, Wagner, Reed, Glover
Nays: 0
 
 1.There may be a presentation from the Kansas City Missouri School District on their planning and policies moving forward to achieve accreditation.
 
 Erick West and Dr. Green of the KCMSD, spoke about the plan and policy changes that will assist with student retention, accreditation and other issues facing the Kansas City School District. Dr. Green spoke about his efforts to work with DESA and preventing State take over of the district. He believes that the students would be best served by implementing the plan of local partners rather than having State control.
 
 2.There may be general discussion regarding current Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee issues.
 
  Pursuant to the following subsections 610.021 of the Revised Statues of Missouri, there may be a closed session to discuss: Legal matters, litigation or privileged communication with attorneys, pursuant subsection 1; Real Estate, pursuant to subsection 2; Personnel, pursuant to subsection 3 & 13; Sealed bids or proposals, pursuant to subsection 12