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Legislation #: 090126 Introduction Date: 2/12/2009
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 3/1/2009
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS JOLLY, CIRCO, FORD, SHARP AND GOTTSTEIN
Title: Authorizing the Director of Neighborhood and Community Services to enter into agreements with Jackson County, Platte County, Clay County, and Cass County to house inmates in their correctional facilities.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
2/12/2009 Filed by the Clerk's office
2/12/2009 Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee
2/18/2009 Advance and Do Pass as a Committee Substitute, Debate
2/19/2009 Passed as Substituted

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mou.doc Advertise Notice 50K Memorandum of Understanding
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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 090126

 

Authorizing the Director of Neighborhood and Community Services to enter into agreements with Jackson County, Platte County, Clay County, and Cass County to house inmates in their correctional facilities.

 

WHEREAS, the Council recognizes the need for a community corrections system that will be beneficial to the citizens; and

 

WHEREAS, Resolution No. 080310 expressed the City Councils interest in developing a regional correctional system; and

 

WHEREAS, the Council intends to support a coordination of services offered to offenders to improve the livability and safety of our neighborhoods; and

 

WHEREAS, discussions with representatives of Jackson County, Platte County, Clay County, and Cass County have led to a plan for correctional services that will be in the best interest of the citizens by identifying cost savings efficiencies while promoting public safety through a cooperative regional approach; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Director of Neighborhood and Community Services is authorized to develop an Intergovernmental Cooperative Agreement with Jackson County, Missouri to house detainees and sentenced inmates and to execute the Memorandum of Understanding that is on file with this ordinance, in substantially its present form, and use it as a guide for the development of the Agreement.

 

Section 2. That the Director of Neighborhood and Community Services is authorized to enter into an agreement with Platte County, Missouri, to house detainees and sentenced inmates in the Platte County detention facility and compensate Platte County, Missouri, at a rate of $55.00 per day per inmate.

 

Section 3. That the Director of Neighborhood and Community Services is authorized to enter into an agreement with Clay County, Missouri, to house detainees and sentenced inmates in the Clay County detention facility and compensate Clay County, Missouri, at a rate of $35.00 per day per inmate.

 

Section 4. That the Director of Neighborhood and Community Services is authorized to enter into an agreement with Cass County, Missouri, to house detainees and sentenced inmates in the Cass County detention facility and compensate Cass County, Missouri, at a rate of $65.00 per day per inmate.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

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Kathy Adams

Assistant City Attorney