Last Published: 10/8/2007 2:12:50 PM
KANSAS CITY COMMITTEE RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:3 - DEB HERMANN, JIM GLOVER, TROY NASH
Excused:1 - SAUNDRA MCFADDEN-WEAVER
 

040427
Authorizing an agreement with Grain Valley, Missouri, to board live animals and dispose of dead animals at the Kansas City Animal Shelter; estimating revenue in the amount of $12,000.00 in the General Fund; and appropriating it to the Kennel account of the General Fund.


NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
David Park, Assistant Director of Neighborhood and Community Services, stated that the ordinance would allow the City of Kansas City to enter into a contract with the City of Grain Valley for disposing of dead animals and boarding of live animal from Grain Valley. The agreement is similar to the one the City has with Jackson County, Missouri. The city would receive approximately $45.00 from Grain Valley for each animal.
Ayes: 3 - Hermann, Glover, Nash
Nays: 0

040435
Reducing an appropriation in the amount of $89,384.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating it to the Vine Street District account of the Capital Improvements Fund; authorizing the City Manager to execute a first amendment to a Cooperative Agreement with the Housing and Economic Development Finance Corporation, of Kansas City, Missouri, in the amount of $589,384.00 for the following projects: Beacon Hill Infrastructure and Vine Street District Infrastructure; designating requisitioning authority; directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices; and declaring an emergency.


NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Troy Schulte, Director of Management and Budget, stated that the ordinance was for the final phase in closing out the obligations for the 18th & Vine District. The remainder, $500,000, had been allocated to Beacon Hill. Stuart Bullington, stated that the funds would be used in two phases of the 18th & Vine Project. Initiation of a contract for the other side of the street will be started. The streetscape phase of the project at 18th & Vine will be completed. They are also looking at the city owned property north of 18th & Vine. Ken Bacchus, President and CEO of HEDFC, also presented information on the 18th & Vine District. He also talked about infrastructure improvements to the Beacon Hill District. Streets, sewers, storm drains (also a park) would be included in the improvements. Councilman Jim Glover asked what the costs of the improvements would be (excluding the park)? Mr. Bacchus answered that the first phase would cost approximately $1.6 million and the second phase would total $6 million (1 million would come from federal and state program funds applied for).
Ayes: 3 - Hermann, Glover, Nash
Nays: 0
 
 There will be a discussion of KPMG Audit of CDBG and HOME funds.