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Last Published: 6/4/2010 9:49:53 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:4 - DEB HERMANN, JAN MARCASON, BETH GOTTSTEIN, JOHN SHARP
Out:1 - SHARON SANDERS BROOKS
 

100191
(Sub.)
Adopting the Annual Budget of the City for the Fiscal Year 2010-11; estimating the revenues for the fiscal year; appropriating for the purposes stated the sums set forth in the budget; designating requisitioning authorities; directing the Director of Finance to make the necessary entries upon the City’s records to show the appropriations and allocations provided for; and authorizing inter-fund loans.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Mark Thoma-Perry, Acting Budget Officer, gave the committee an overview of the amendment changes to the proposed submitted annual budget. (A copy of the amendment changes are attached to this file.) Jaime Green, Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and Gregory Carroll, American Jazz Museum, both thanked the committee for the support of their agencies. Committee members thanked the staff for their hard work on getting the budget to this point. They were glad to see neighborhood projects back in the budget. Councilman Sharp had questions concerning the funding for street maintenance and street preservation. He would like to see the amount of funding increased in the future when the economy turns around.
Ayes: 4 - Hermann, Marcason, Gottstein, Sharp
Nays: 0

100192
(Sub.)
Levying taxes for Fiscal Year 2010-11 for General Revenue, Health Levy, Museum Special Revenue and General Debt and Interest Funds on all property in Kansas City subject to taxation on January 1, 2010; providing for the extension of such levies by the Director of Finance; and authorizing the collection by the Director of Finance.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
With no additional testimony taken on this item it was voted on.
Ayes: 4 - Hermann, Marcason, Gottstein, Sharp
Nays: 0

100193
Levying a maintenance tax for Fiscal Year 2010-11 upon all real estate, exclusive of improvements, not exempt by law from general taxation, for the purpose of maintaining, adorning, constructing, repairing and otherwise improving the parks, parkways, boulevards, roads and grounds, and providing for the manner of payment and collecting the special assessment.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
With no further testimony on this item it was voted on.
Ayes: 4 - Hermann, Marcason, Gottstein, Sharp
Nays: 0

100194
Levying a special assessment on the lots, tracts, and parcels of land in the East Park and West Park Districts abutting on certain boulevards, parkways, roads, streets, avenues and highways under the control and management of the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners for Fiscal Year 2010-11 for the purpose of maintaining, repairing, and otherwise improving the boulevards, parkways, roads, streets, avenues and highways in these districts.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
With no additional testimony taken on this item it was voted on.
Ayes: 4 - Hermann, Marcason, Gottstein, Sharp
Nays: 0

100195
Levying a special assessment upon all real estate, exclusive of improvements, not exempt by law from general taxation in the North, East and West Trafficway Districts for the purpose of maintaining, improving and repairing the trafficways, and providing for the manner of payment and collecting the special assessment.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
With no additional testimony taken on this item it was voted on.
Ayes: 4 - Hermann, Marcason, Gottstein, Sharp
Nays: 0

100196
Amending Chapter 62, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 62-43, General refuse collection; right of entry of refuse collectors, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like name and subject matter, increasing the excess refuse tag fee for additional disposable refuse bags from $1.00 per refuse tag for refuse collection after May 1, 2010.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Councilman Sharp stated that he would be voting for this ordinance but would like to see some type of program implemented that targeted recycling. There was no other testimony taken on this item so it was voted on.
Ayes: 4 - Hermann, Marcason, Gottstein, Sharp
Nays: 0

100197
Amending Chapter 26, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 26-105, Fire Code Permits, and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter with a new provision related to reinspection fees; and enacting an effective date of May 1, 2010.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
With no additional testimony taken on this item it was voted on.
Ayes: 4 - Hermann, Marcason, Gottstein, Sharp
Nays: 0

100198
Amending Chapter 78 of the Code of Ordinances of Kansas City, entitled “Water”, by repealing Sections 78-2, 78-3, 78-4, 78-5, 78-6, 78-8, 78-9, 78-10, 78-11,78-12, 78-14, 78-15, 78-16, 78-18, 78-20, 78-21, 78-22, 78-23, 78-24, 78-25, 78-26, 78-27, 78-28, 78-29, 78-30, 78-31, 78-32, 78-33, and 78-35 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter adjusting charges for water service, clarifying the authority of the Director of Water Services, clarifying account ownership, changing the process for lien hearings, sealing of water meters and changing the charge mechanism for termination of service with cause; and establishing an effective date.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
With no additional discussion on this item it was voted on.
Ayes: 4 - Hermann, Marcason, Gottstein, Sharp
Nays: 0

100199
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 60, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Sewers and Sewage Disposal”, by repealing Sections 60-2, 60-3 and 60-191, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which adjusts sewer rates and new Sections 60-47, 60-48, 60-49, 60-50, and 60-51 regarding the special assessment collection process; and establishing an effective date.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
With no additional testimony taken on this item it was voted on.
Ayes: 4 - Hermann, Marcason, Gottstein, Sharp
Nays: 0

100200
Amending Chapter 61, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Stormwater”, by repealing Sections 61-4, and 61-5, and enacting in lieu thereof a new Section 61-4 of like number and subject matter that increases the stormwater maximum fee; and establishing an effective date.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
With no additional testimony taken on this item it was voted on.
Ayes: 4 - Hermann, Marcason, Gottstein, Sharp
Nays: 0