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Last Published: 6/20/2006 3:41:09 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - CHARLES EDDY
Present:4 - ALVIN BROOKS, BILL SKAGGS, TERRY RILEY, JOHN FAIRFIELD
 

060625
Reestimating revenues in the amount of $854,688.00 and appropriating them in the Police Grants Fund to roll forward unexpended grant amounts from the last fiscal year to this fiscal year.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Darrell Woodward, Police Department, explained that the ordinance re-estimates revenues in the amount of $854,688 from Police Grant Fund and forwarding unexpended funds for this fiscal year. He stated that it is a housekeeping measure. There was no public testimony and no additional questions from the committee.
Ayes: 5 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs, Riley, Fairfield
Nays: 0

060636
Estimating and appropriating $200,000.00 in the Convention and Tourism Fund.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (7/12/2006)"
This item was held for four weeks.

060637
Estimating and appropriating revenues in the 2006 GO Bond Fund in the amount of $1,688,390.00; authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a $4,464,000.00 contract with Jenkins and Associates, Inc. for Project No. 890617502 City Hall Exterior Rehabilitation; authorizing the City Manager to expend $4,964,000.00; designating requisitioning authority; and declaring the intent of the City to reimburse itself from bond proceeds for certain expenditures.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Eric Bosch, Finance Department and Jenny Harriman were present to address the Committee. Eric Bosch explained that the ordinance would allow the rehabilitation of the entrance to City Hall making it more recognizable, more secure and more attractive. There would be new employee entrances and access to the second floors. It would aid speeding up the process of employee's going through security. There would be new signage, lighting and revolving door that would allow wheelchair access.
Ayes: 5 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs, Riley, Fairfield
Nays: 0

060638
Establishing the 2006 GO Bond Fund; estimating and appropriating $9,800,000.00 in the 2006 GO Bond Fund; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $3,060,508.20 for the project; authorizing a $3,060,508.20 contract with Superior Bowen Asphalt Company, authorizing the Director of Public Works to issue change orders upon the City Manager’s approval; designating requisitioning authority; reducing $7,651.00 from the Motor Fuel Tax Fund; appropriating and reestimating $7,651.00 in the Youth Employment Fund; appropriating $7,651.00 to the Youth Advocacy Program account of the Youth Employment Fund; declaring the intent of the City to reimburse itself from bond proceeds for certain expenditures; and recognizing an emergency.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
There were several representatives speaking regarding the GO Bonds available for Public Works improvement that include but are not limited to 127 miles of road improvements. Randy Landes added that representatives from his office would give a full presentation at a later date.
Ayes: 5 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs, Riley, Fairfield
Nays: 0

060644
Authorizing execution of a $1,050,000.00 Cooperative Agreement with the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri, the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, and the Downtown Economic Stimulus Authority for the purpose of providing funds for certain development and redevelopment services.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Bob Lagenkamp, explained that the ordinance would provide funding to EDC, LCRA, Port Authority, TIF and DESA. The contract would continue the scope of services and activities of the agencies with some enhancement that included improved reporting to council,increased marketing of Kansas City and region as viable business location and business retention services and surveys. Councilman Riley asked if funding would pay for salary of new marketing and retention position. Representative from EDC stated that it would in part but the greater potion of funding would be used to enhances the service mention earlier. There was brief discussion the alternate uses for Bannister Mall, The IRS building and improves made to neighboring locations. Also the representative from EDC talked about new software that would help track businesses in the Kansas City area.
Ayes: 5 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs, Riley, Fairfield
Nays: 0

060646
Authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a Financing and Cooperative Agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, to provide additional tax increment financing revenues from Projects 3, 4, 5A, 5B and 6 of the North Oak Tax Increment Financing Plan for additional improvements in the redevelopment area.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (6/28/2006)"
 
 The Finance and Audit committee may hold closed sessions pursuant to the Sections RSMO 610.021 (1), (2), and (3) respectively to discuss legal, real estate or personnel matters. There was no Closed Session.