Last Published: 8/31/2010 9:38:00 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:3 - JAN MARCASON, SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, JOHN SHARP
Out:1 - BETH GOTTSTEIN
Excused:1 - DEB HERMANN
 

100228
(Sub.)
Estimating revenue in the amount of $1,729,698.00 in the Convention and Tourism Fund and appropriating $339,840.00 for the operations of the Convention and Entertainment Facilities Department.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Oscar McGaskey, Director of the Convention and Entertainment Centers, explained that this ordinance was needed to help pay for maintenance and upgrades to the various convention facilities.
Ayes: 3 - Marcason, Sanders Brooks, Sharp
Nays: 0

100234
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Arlene Thurston v. Daniel Thurston and the City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 06CY-CV09282.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
This item was discussed in closed session then voted on.
Ayes: 3 - Marcason, Sanders Brooks, Sharp
Nays: 0

100235
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by 911 E. Walnut, LLC, Claim No. T0910-0015BBB.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
This item was discussed in closed session then voted on.
Ayes: 3 - Marcason, Sanders Brooks, Sharp
Nays: 0

100236
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission and approving the First Amendment to the Brywood Centre Tax Increment Financing Plan.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Missy Wilson, EDC, stated that this ordinance would make three modifications to the Brywood Center TIF Plan. She explained what the modifications would be. Dave Franzee, EDC, was also on hand to answer any questions from the committee.
Ayes: 3 - Marcason, Sanders Brooks, Sharp
Nays: 0

100257
Authorizing the Director of Finance to accept the proposal of Banc of America Public Capital Corporation for the acquisition of computer hardware and software equipment to be used by the Information Technology Department under a Master Equipment Lease/Purchase Agreement in an approximate principal amount not to exceed $2,451,756.00; estimating and appropriating $2,451,756.00 in lease proceeds; authorizing the execution of any and all documents and agreements necessary for the financing; declaring the intent of the City to reimburse itself from the lease purchase proceeds for certain expenditures; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon project completion; and designating requisitioning authorities.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Lorna Kindred, Finance Department, Ivan Drinks, Information Technology Director and Mary Miller, Information Technology appeared before the committee to talk about the ordinance. Funding for the new computer system upgrade is included in this ordinance. According to Mr. Drinks, with the use of the new computer system, there was a MicroSoft upgrade. This is the reason the City is switching from Lotus Notes to MicroSoft. It was not cost effective to have two separate systems running when one was being included in the packaging costs.
Ayes: 3 - Marcason, Sanders Brooks, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 There may be general discussion(s) on current Finance and Audit Committee issues. Pursuant to the following subsections of Section 610.021 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, there may be a closed session to discuss: (1) legal matters, litigation, or privileged communications with attorneys, pursuant to subsection 1; (2) real estate, pursuant to subsection 2; (3) personnel, pursuant to subsection 3 and 13; and/or (4) sealed bids or proposals, pursuant to subsection 12. The committee voted to go into closed session the discuss litigation issues.