Last Published: 2/6/2008 1:37:11 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:5 - DEB HERMANN, JAN MARCASON, SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, BETH GOTTSTEIN, RUSS JOHNSON
 

080111
Estimating revenue in the amount of $2,100,000.00 to the General Services Fund for reimbursement of fuel costs, part costs, and commercial repair costs; appropriating to the General Services Fund $2,900,000.00 for Fleet operating costs and facility cabling costs; and recognizing an emergency.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"

Ayes: 5 - Hermann, Marcason, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Johnson
Nays: 0

080119
Reducing appropriations in the Convention and Tourism Fund in the amount of $1,051,307.00; appropriating these sums to the CEF Maintenance account of the General Services Department in the Convention and Tourism Fund for Bartle Hall Lighting Improvements in Council District 2 – Project No. 07000284; and recognizing an emergency.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"

Ayes: 5 - Hermann, Marcason, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Johnson
Nays: 0

080120
Approving a settlement agreement with Sprint in an amount of $13,353,743.51; authorizing the City Attorney to execute the necessary documents; reiterating the City’s establishment of the current residential and business split for fees payable by wireless telephone service providers going forward; authorizing payment of attorneys fees in the amount of $667,687.18; estimating and appropriating revenue; providing for a payment to the Missouri Municipal League of $250,000.00; and recognizing an emergency.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"

Ayes: 5 - Hermann, Marcason, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Johnson
Nays: 0

080121
Approving a settlement agreement with AT&T Mobility in the amount of $9,207,080.32; authorizing the City Attorney to execute the necessary documents; reiterating the City’s establishment of the current residential and business split for fees payable by wireless telephone service providers going forward; authorizing payment of attorneys fees of $460,354.02; estimating and appropriating revenue; and recognizing an emergency.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"

Ayes: 5 - Hermann, Marcason, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Johnson
Nays: 0

080126
Approving the issuance by the City of Kansas City Missouri of its special obligation improvement and refunding bonds in more than one series, in the aggregate principal amount not to exceed $49,500,000.00; and approving and authorizing certain documents and actions relating to the issuance of the Bonds.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"

Ayes: 4 - Hermann, Marcason, Sanders Brooks, Johnson
Nays: 0

080127
Authorizing the Director of Human resources to renew employee benefit contracts for health, dental, life and disability insurance.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (2/13/2008)"

071045
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Cooperative Agreement with the Performing Arts Community Improvement District, Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts and PAC Holding, Inc. in the amount of $47,000,000.00 for the design and construction of a garage and related facilities for the Performing Arts Center; appropriating $6,000,000.00 from various accounts; and directing the City Manager to complete a Public Financing Plan in the amount of $47,000,000.00 for the purpose of funding the remaining Garage Improvements.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (2/13/2008)"

080094
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Auditor to conduct an audit of the finances and functions of the Global Trade Commission.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "BE ADOPTED"

Ayes: 4 - Hermann, Marcason, Sanders Brooks, Johnson
Nays: 0
 
 Staff from the City Auditor's Office will present a scope statement on Review of the Submitted Budget for Fiscal Year 2008-2009. Gary White, City Auditor, testified before the committee on this item. The audit on this item will be reported to the committee in March, 2008. Staff from the City Auditor's Office will present a performance audit on Impact of Early Retirement Incentive Program. This item was held one week. Discussion regarding the 2008-09 Annual Budget will continue. This item will be discussed during the Thursday morning budget work session. There may be general discussion(s) on current Finance and Audit Committee issues. The Finance and Audit Committee may hold a Closed Session pursuant to Sections 610.021 (1), (2), (3) or (12) RSMO to discuss legal matters, real estate, personnel or sealed proposals