Last Published: 7/22/2008 9:40:09 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - CATHY JOLLY
Present:4 - SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, CINDY CIRCO, MELBA CURLS, JOHN SHARP
 

080643
Authorizing the use of funds to replace Fire Department fleet by appropriating $1,508,599.00 in the Fire Sales Tax Fund; designating requisitioning authority, and recognizing an emergency.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
A representative of the KC Fire Department Tech Service was present to testify regarding the replacement of vehicles and equipment for the Fire Department. He explained that after some analyst the department decided that it was more cost effective to purchase new equipment than to maintain the old. Although some older equipment may be retained. The estimated cost per vehicle is sixty thousand dollars, they expect to replace two vehicles.
Ayes: 5 - Jolly, Sanders Brooks, Circo, Curls, Sharp
Nays: 0

080644
(Sub.)
Accepting and approving a one-year $735,255.00 consolidated communicable disease prevention contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for HIV Surveillance, Perinatal Hepatitis B Case Management and Sexually Transmitted Disease Control services.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Lisha Dennis and Dr. C. Readerer of the Health Department were present along with others to testify regarding the acceptance and approval a one-year $735,255.00 consolidated communicable disease prevention contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for HIV Surveillance, Perinatal Hepatitis B Case Management and Sexually Transmitted Disease Control services.

080645
(Sub.)
Accepting and approving a one year $325,000.00 contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding for the continued expansion of active surveillance through the addition of communicable disease liaison staff in local hospitals and to assess the ability of skilled public health professionals to improve the speed, comprehensive and effectiveness of the City’s communicable disease activities.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (7/16/2008)"
This item was held for one weeks.

080646
Accepting and approving a one year, $335,852.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding to local public health agencies for the promotion of core public health functions; appropriating $53,347.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Dr. Readerer, explained that the ordinance would accept and approve a one year, $335,852.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding to local public health agencies for the promotion of core public health functions; appropriating $53,347.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.
Ayes: 5 - Jolly, Sanders Brooks, Circo, Curls, Sharp
Nays: 0

080647
Authorizing the Director of Fire to enter into 12-month agreements with the jurisdictions listed to provide fire suppression services and declaring an emergency. 


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (7/23/2008)"
This item was held for two weeks.
Ayes: 5 - Jolly, Sanders Brooks, Circo, Curls, Sharp
Nays: 0

080656
Accepting and approving a one-year $31,959.00 grant award from the Mid-America Regional Council to provide assistance to the Kansas City Inter-Agency Terrorism Early Warning Analysis Center; and designating requisitioning authority.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Dr. Readerer stated that the ordinance would accept and approve a one-year $31,959.00 grant award from the Mid-America Regional Council to provide assistance to the Kansas City Inter-Agency Terrorism Early Warning Analysis Center; and designating requisitioning authority.
Ayes: 5 - Jolly, Sanders Brooks, Circo, Curls, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 There may be general discussion of current Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee issues. 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).