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Last Published: 12/8/2006 12:30:11 PM
KANSAS CITY COMMITTEE RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:4 - EVERT ASJES, PAUL DANAHER, BECKY NACE, ALVIN BROOKS
 

030101
Reestimating revenue in the amount of $200,000.00 in the Finance Working Capital Fund; appropriating it to the Fire Department Storeroom account of the Finance Working Capital Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Larry Plaisted, Budget Director, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance estimates $200,000.00 in the Fire storeroom account. This would give the Fire Department authority to purchase supplies. The supplies consist of: bunker gear, hoses, EMS supplies, etc.
Ayes: 4 - Asjes, Danaher, Nace, Brooks
Nays: 0

030102
Estimating payments in lieu of taxes (PILOTS) collected under Chapter 100 industrial revenue bond in the amount of $15,627.00 and appropriating $6,996.00 for disbursement to Platte County and $8,631.00 for transfer to the General, Museum, Health, General Debt, East Parkway and Trafficway Funds, per the Chapter 100 bond documents for Liberty Mutual project; and designating requisitioning authority.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Dan Bagunu, Finance Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance would authorize the city to proceed with the Chapter 100 pilot paid by Liberty Mutual for the Chapter 100 policy. This ordinance would setup accounts to receive and redirect the pilots to Platte County and to internal city funds.
Ayes: 4 - Asjes, Danaher, Nace, Brooks
Nays: 0

030103
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2 of the Code of Ordinances by adding one new Section to be known as Section 2-233 concerning the maximum hiring age for the position of firefighter.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Smokey Dyer, Director of the Fire Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. The City Charter has a provision that the maximum age for a Fire Fighter would be the age of thirty. In the past, there was litigation in the country that resulted in a determination that the city could not have a maximum hiring age. Congress recently passed a statute that they could now have a maximum hiring age. This ordinance would comply with the ordinance passed by Congress and with the City Charter.
Ayes: 4 - Asjes, Danaher, Nace, Brooks
Nays: 0

030104
Authorizing the Director of Finance to execute a contract with US Bank for the City demand deposit account.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Randy Landis, Finance Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Ordinances 030104 through 030108 all relate to the city's bid for banking information. The process for the new banking began in July of 2002. The bids went out on November 8, 2002. The bid package went out to thirty-one banking institutions. At a pre-bid conference that was held by the City on December 6, 2002, four banks attended. The names of the banks in attendance were: 1. U S Bank 2. Bank of America 3. Commerce Bank 4. United Missouri Bank The bid packets were received on January 6, 2003. After going through the recommendation period, the Finance Department in the third week in January, 2003. The recommendation was a three step process that consisted of: 1. Determine the banks minimum banking qualifications per bid specifications. 2. The Treasury Division staff reviewed all the various specifications for the bids regarding the banks abilities to provide the various services. 3. Convene a Cross Departmental Committee to look a number of issues relative to the banks bids. This ordinance outlines the various banks the Finance Department recommends and the services each bank will provide. The Finance has given a handout with the ordinance that shows each bank and the service they will provide.
Ayes: 4 - Asjes, Danaher, Nace, Brooks
Nays: 0

030105
Authorizing the Director of Finance to execute a contract with Bank of America for investment safekeeping services.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
See notes on ordinance 030104.
Ayes: 4 - Asjes, Danaher, Nace, Brooks
Nays: 0

030106
Authorizing the Director of Finance to execute a contract with UMB Bank for the Water Services Department retail lockbox account.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
See notes on ordinance 030104.
Ayes: 4 - Asjes, Danaher, Nace, Brooks
Nays: 0

030107
Authorizing the Director of Finance to execute a contract with Commerce Bank for retail and electronic lockbox processing.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
See notes on ordinance 030104.
Ayes: 4 - Asjes, Danaher, Nace, Brooks
Nays: 0

030108
Authorizing the Director of Finance to execute a contract with US Bank for wholesale lockbox processing.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
See notes on ordinance 030104.
Ayes: 4 - Asjes, Danaher, Nace, Brooks
Nays: 0

030122
Reducing $1,780,000.00 in the Contingent Appropriation of the General Fund; appropriating it in the General Fund for various purposes; appropriating $20,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General for legal expenses; and estimating and appropriating $750,000.00 in the Motor Fuel Tax Fund for snow and ice removal purposes.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Larry Plaisted, Director of the Budget Office, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance reduces $1,780,000.00 in the contingent appropriation and appropriates it to that amount to three separate account in the general fund. One million dollars of that amount will go into the police financial unit to make sure that their is an adequate balance in the police insurance fund. Thirty thousand dollars will go into the leaf and brush collection account. Seven hundred fifty thousand will be transferred into the motor fuel tax for snow and ice removal. Finally, twenty thousand will be appropriated to the Finance Department for legal services related to the special A Plan for the retirees that was referred by the council in mid-January, 2003. The remaining amount will be in contingent appropriations.
Ayes: 4 - Asjes, Danaher, Nace, Brooks
Nays: 0

030129
(Sub.)
Authorizing the issuance of General Improvement Airport Revenue Bonds (Terminal Improvement Project) Series 2003A of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, in the principal amount not to exceed $78,385,000.00; prescribing the form and details of said bonds and the covenants and agreements to provide for the payment and security thereof; and authorizing certain actions and documents and prescribing other materials relating thereto.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Randy Landis, Finance Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Ordinances 030129 and 030130 are both related. Both ordinances are related to bonds that were voted on by the residents of Kansas City, Missouri and passed. The bonds will be sold at a competitive sale that will take place through an electronic auction on February 20, 2003. The council, by approval of these two ordinances, agrees that they will continue to maintain and operate airport work that will produce sufficient net revenues to provide 1.5 times debt service coverage on the annual debt service paces going forward.
Ayes: 4 - Asjes, Danaher, Nace, Brooks
Nays: 0

030130
(Sub.)
Authorizing the issuance of General Improvement Airport Revenue Bonds (Economy Parking Lot Project) Series 2003B of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, in the principal amount not to exceed $57,490,000.00; prescribing the form and details of said bonds and the covenants and agreements to provide for the payment and security thereof; and authorizing certain actions and documents and prescribing other materials relating thereto.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
See notes for Ordinance 030129.
Ayes: 4 - Asjes, Danaher, Nace, Brooks
Nays: 0

010924
RESOLUTION - Establishing a policy for the use of tax increment financing.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD OFF AGENDA"
 
  Staff from the Public Works Department and the KCATA will present an ARTS Report regarding "KCATA Follow-up Report." Staff from Land Trust and Jackson County will present an ARTS Report regarding "Land Trust." The City Auditor's Office will present the Special Report - "Review of Audits of Outside Agencies." There will be discussion of the proposed RFP for the management of the American Royal Complex.