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Last Published: 12/16/2008 2:32:26 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:4 - CATHY JOLLY, JOHN SHARP, CINDY CIRCO, MELBA CURLS
 

081117
Amending Chapter 48, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 48-66, Special assessment of abatement costs, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
David Park, Neighborhood and Community Services, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Jessie Sendejas, City Attorney's Office, was present to answer questions from the committee. This amendment will provide consistency across Code Sections that provide for special assessment billing and collection.
Ayes: 4 - Jolly, Sharp, Circo, Curls
Nays: 0

081087
Authorizing acceptance of a $199,786.00 grant award with the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance Mental Health Expansion Project Grant, to provide funding to support Community Justice Program’s partnership with the Jackson County Community Mental Health fund to support local mental health courts; estimating revenue in the amount of $199,786.00 in the Department of Justice Grant Fund; increasing appropriations in the amount of $199,786.00 in the DOJ Mental Health Expansion Project account of the General Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Tracie McClendon, City Manager's Office, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Judge John B. Williams, Court, and Theresa Reyes, Jackson County Community Mental Health Fund, gave a presentation to the committee. Nancy Leazer, MCI, was present to answer questions from the committee. This ordinance authorizes the City Manager to accept a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance Mental Health Court Expansion Project Grant in the amount of $199,786.00. The handout is on file in the City Clerk's Office.
Ayes: 4 - Jolly, Sharp, Circo, Curls
Nays: 0
 
 Third Wednesday Council Districts Crime Report, presented by the Kansas City Police Department. Cy Ridder, KCPD, gave the presentation to the committee. The handout's are on file in the City Clerk's Office. There may be general discussion of current Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee issues. There was no general discussion. There may be Closed Sessions to discuss a Real Estate Transaction pursuant to RSMo. 610.021(2) and a Legal Matter pursuant to RSMo. 610.021(1). There was no Closed Session.