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Last Published: 1/19/2014 3:10:48 PM
PROPOSED AGENDA
FINANCE, GOVERNANCE & ETHICS COMMITTEE
CITY COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI
 
Wednesday, January 22, 2014, at 8:30 AM
10th Floor, Committee Room
 
Jan Marcason, Chair
Michael E. Brooks, Vice Chair
Dick Davis       John A. Sharp
Cindy Circo       
140029 Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on April 8, 2014, questions amending the Charter of Kansas City to modify the number of required City departments, change election dates and correct certain financial procedures and processes; to allow dismissal of the City Manager by the Mayor as well as by nine members of the City Council; and providing for submission of the annual budget by the City Manager to the Mayor and Council based on a required five year financial plan; and to eliminate at-large Council districts and provide for 12 Council districts; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election on or before January 28, 2014; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure within the City Charter because it calls an election.
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140057 (Sub.)Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on April 8, 2014, a question amending the Charter of Kansas City to change election dates from late February and late March to early April and late June and beginning terms of office on August 1; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election on or before January 28, 2014; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure within the City Charter because it calls an election.
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140058 Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on April 8, 2014, a question amending the Charter of Kansas City to eliminate at-large Council districts and provide for 12 Council districts reducing the number of Council members presented to each voter from seven to one; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election on or before January 28, 2014; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure within the City Charter because it calls an election.
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140059 (Sub.)Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on April 8, 2014, a question amending the Charter of Kansas City to allow dismissal of the City Manager by the Mayor as well as by nine members of the City Council; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election on or before January 28, 2014; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure within the City Charter because it calls an election.
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140060 Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on April 8, 2014, a questions amending the Charter of Kansas City updating financial reporting and procedures; providing for submission of the annual budget by the City Manager to the Mayor and Council based on a required five-year financial plan; expressly permitting the Mayor to work with other governments if the interests of the City can also be advanced; renaming recognized emergency ordinances as ordinances with an accelerated effective date; and permitting elected officials to serve in non-City appointive positions not inconsistent with their public office; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election on or before January 28, 2014; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure within the City Charter because it calls an election.
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140061 (Sub.)Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on April 8, 2014, a question amending the Charter of Kansas City to modify the number of required City departments and to require the existence of a Health Commission; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election on or before January 28, 2014; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure within the City Charter because it calls an election.
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HELD IN COMMITTEE
140034 (Sub.)Amending Chapter 2, Article IX, Division 4, Code of Ordinances establishing the firefighters pension system by is amended by repealing sections 2-1251, 2-1255, 2-1264, 2-1265, and 2-1272 and enacting new sections 2-1251, 2-1255, 2-1264, 2-1265, 2-1272 and 1282 to establish new Tier 2 retirement benefits for persons employed on or after April 20, 2014.
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140035 (Sub.)Amending Chapter 2, Article IX, Division 2, Code of Ordinances establishing the employees’ retirement system by is amended by repealing sections 2-1171, 2-1173, 2-1174, 2-1176, 2-1184, 2-1185, and 2-1186 and enacting new sections 2-1171, 2-1173, 2-1174, 2-1176, 2-1184, 2-1185, 2-1186, and 1202 to establish new Tier 2 retirement benefits for persons employed on or after April 20, 2014.
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ADDITIONAL BUSINESS
 1. There will be additional discussion regarding the Water Bond ballot language.
 2. There may be general discussion(s) on current Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee issues.
 3. 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.
(5) confidential or privileged communications with auditors, pursuant to subsection 17.
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