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Last Published: 5/6/2010 12:25:05 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - MARK FUNKHOUSER
Present:10 - DEB HERMANN, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, BETH GOTTSTEIN, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, TERRY RILEY, JOHN SHARP
Excused:2 - BILL SKAGGS, CATHY JOLLY
 

100365
RESOLUTION - Declaring April 26, 2010 through May 2, 2010, as Navy Week.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100366
RESOLUTION - Honoring Christopher Bermudez, Yasmin Bermudez, Alejandro Bermudez, and Javier Bermudez on receiving the second Military Members and Their Family's Award.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100361
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 60593 through 60658


Received And Filed

100310
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Amending the 2010 One Year Action Plan and authorizing submission of an Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for its consideration in order to receive funding under the Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnerships, Emergency Shelter Grant, and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS Programs.


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100330
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Accepting the recommendation of the Housing Committee for a Low Income Housing 4% Tax Credit project to be recommended to the Missouri Housing Development Commission (MHDC), attached in Appendix A, and authorizing the Mayor to send a letter to MHDC of prioritized projects requesting Low Income Housing Tax Credits.


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100368
RESOLUTION - Acknowledging Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission’s commitment to install guard cables in the median of U.S. Highway 169, beginning at N.W. Briarcliff Parkway and continuing north to the city limit.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100293
Approving the plat of Beacon Hill Townhomes, Lot 2, Block 1, Condominium, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1167C)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100305
Approving the plat of R & L Carriers, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD0550E)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100315
Approving the plat of Pritchard Place, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute a cooperative agreement with Habitat for Humanity; designating requisitioning authority; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1423A)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100319
(Sub.)
Consenting to the rate of front foot special assessment to be levied by the Westport Special Business District; consenting to the proposed uses of the revenues produced therefrom; estimating revenue in the amount of $41,573.12 in the Special Business District Fund; and appropriating $41,573.12 to an account in the Westport Special Business District Fund.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100322
RESOLUTION - Expressing Council’s Interest in Creation of an Office of School Support and Public Engagement.


Re-Referred Finance and Audit Committee

Ayes: 7 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Funkhouser
Nays: 4 - Sanders Brooks, Circo, Riley, Sharp

100301
Amending Chapter 62, Article VI of the Code of Ordinances of Kansas City, Missouri, entitled “Waste Tire Code”, by repealing Article VI therein composed of Sections 62-181 through 62-200, and enacting in lieu thereof a new Article VI, entitled “Tire Code”, consisting of new Sections 62-181 through 62-207 regulating the transportation, storage and disposal of tires and providing for fees for issuing permits to Tire Dealer establishments and Waste Tire Site establishments and a re-inspection fee for the inspection of establishments that fail their annual inspection or a complaint inspection; submitting these new fees to the qualified electors of Kansas City for their approval or disapproval; and recognizing an emergency.


Councilmember Circo Move To Hold On Docket
Councilwoman Circo motioned to hold this item on the docket for one week.
Seconded by Councilmember Hermann
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Held on Docket (5/6/2010)

100302
Approving contracts with various agencies in the total amount of $192,900.00 for the events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist and Development Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 8 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp
Nays: 0

100303
Approving contracts with various agencies in the total amount of $205,809.00 for the events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist and Development Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 7 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Gottstein, Marcason, Riley, Sharp
Nays: 0

100304
Approving contracts with various agencies in the total amount of $60,000.00 for the events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist and Development Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 7 - Hermann, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Marcason, Circo, Sharp
Nays: 0

100309
Amending Chapter 48, Nuisances, and Chapter 56, Property Maintenance Code, of the Code of Ordinances, by enacting new Sections 48-82 and 56-3 establishing re-inspection fees; authorizing and directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of this election; calling an election submitting these new fees to the qualified electors of Kansas City for their approval or disapproval.


Councilmember Sharp Move to Amend
Councilman Sharp made a motion to amend this ordinance.
Seconded by Councilmember Ford
Ayes: 9 - Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 2 - Hermann, Johnson


Councilmember Ford Move To Hold On Docket

Seconded by Councilmember Johnson
Ayes: 9 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley
Nays: 2 - Sharp, Funkhouser


Held on Docket (5/6/2010)

100312
Condemning and taking permanent and temporary easements on private properties for the construction and maintenance of sanitary sewers in the vicinity of 55th Street and Bennington Avenue, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation; authorizing continued negotiations by Water Services; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance in the Office of the Jackson County Recorder.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): CONSENT: 100293 100315 100305 100319(sub) DEBATE: 100322 100304 100301 100309 100302 100312 100303 ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.

100336
Authorizing a legal services agreement with Spradley & Riesmeyer in the amount of $200,000.00; appropriating $200,000.00 to the KC Airports Fund; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100342
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a workers' compensation benefit filed by Joseph Zachery for injuries resulting from an accident on July 13, 2007, while employed by the City.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100351
Renaming Fund No. 3455 as the “2008B and 2010A KCMO Special Obligation Fund”; estimating and appropriating revenues in the amount of $532,242.00 in that fund; estimating total of $378,145.00 in trustee interest earnings and appropriating it; establishing Fund No. 5401, the Refunding Bond Fund; appropriating $177,062.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the KCMAC 11th & Oak Garage/Streetlight Bond Fund; appropriating $1,039,964.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the KCMAC 11th & Oak Garage/Streetlight Bond for transfer to the Refunding Bond Fund; appropriating $301,822.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the KCMAC Leasehold 2001-B1 Bond Fund for various projects; appropriating the following amounts from the Unappropriated Fund Balances of the following funds: $3,437,693.00 (KCMAC Leasehold 2001-B1 Bond Fund), $350,045.00 (STIF Valentine Fund), $1,498,159.00 (Equipment Lease Debt Service Fund), all for transfer to the Refunding Bond Fund; estimating and appropriating $35,870,528.00 in the Refunding Bond Fund to the appropriate bond accounts; estimating revenue in the amount of $3,687,000.00 in the STIF 12th and Wyandotte Fund and appropriating $374,000.00 for debt service reserve; designating requisitioning authorities; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon completion; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100307
(Sub.)
Accepting and approving a $451,555.00 contract with Kansas City Free Health Clinic to provide Ambulatory/Outpatient Medical Care (primary care) services to eligible clients in the Kansas City Transitional Grant Area who meet Ryan White Title I guidelines; and declaring an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100308
(Sub.)
Accepting and approving a $328,728.00 contract with Kansas City Free Health Clinic to provide Medical Case Management services to eligible clients in the Kansas City Transitional Grant Area who meet Ryan White Title I guidelines; and declaring an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100324
Appropriating $40,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund; and approving contracts with various agencies in the total amount of $1,182,830.00 for the events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist and Development Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp
Nays: 0

100325
Approving contracts with various agencies in the amount of $86,500.00 for the events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist and Development Fund


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100339
Authorizing a contract not to exceed $470,000.00 with Corporate Care Occupational Medicine Network for Kansas City Fire Department employee physical examinations and physician services and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $470,000.00.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100341
Accepting and approving a $195,318.00 contract amendment with Healthcare Strategies Initiative (H.S.I.) to provide insurance continuation services for eligible Ryan White clients who are in case management and declaring an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100347
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into an agreement with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority providing regular transit services and Share-A-Fare transportation for the elderly and disabled residents of Kansas City, Missouri; and authorizing the expenditure in an amount not to exceed $40,605,126.00.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Johnson Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF THE ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON SECOND READING ON PAGES 8-9 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100350
Authorizing the Director of Finance to exercise an option to renew a contract with BKD, LLP, to perform the annual independent audit of the City’s books and records for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2010, and to perform other audit services, as requested; and further authorizing the Director of Finance to pay up to $545,800.00 in consideration for said audit and audit related services.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

100331
RESOLUTION - Amending the 2008 One Year Action Plan and authorizing submittal of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for its consideration in order to permit a new activity to be funded and to amend the budget for the Neighborhood Stabilization Program funding received under the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (HERA).


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

100326
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 10-211, Number of retail alcoholic beverage licenses, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like numbers and subject matters which exempt theatres from the density requirement for a retail sales-by-drink license.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

100224
(Sub.)
Directing the City Manager to implement his budget recommendation for a Capital Projects Office under the direction of an Assistant City Manager for Infrastructure and establishing a department to be known as the Capital Projects Department effective May 1, 2011.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

100334
Declaring it necessary to change and re-establish the grades for construction of N. Congress Avenue, between Missouri Highway No. 9 and NW 73rd Street, including bridge, and cross-streets therein, all in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to cause a notice to be published as provided for herein.


Add to Consent Docket

100338
Authorizing the Director of General Services to enter into a two-year Lease Agreement with American Lung Association for the lease of City owned property located at 2400 Troost Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri.


Add to Consent Docket

100360
Declaring it necessary to change and re-establish the grades of, and the relocation, opening, establishing and dedicating of Street Right of Way on NW Barry Road, all in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to cause a notice to be published as provided for herein.


Add to Consent Docket
 
 Councilmember Johnson Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENT FOR READING OF ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS BE WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON FIRST READING ON PAGES 10-12 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100367
Approving the plat of 1508 Grand Condominiums, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1408A)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

100369
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary development plan in District O (Office) on approximately a 10.74 acre tract of land generally located on the northeast corner of N.E. 94th Street and North Oak Trafficway, to allow for the three existing medical office buildings to remain, and the construction of a 13,356 square foot office building. (9463-P-23)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

100372
Authorizing execution of a Partial Release of Unsecured Deferral Agreement for traffic signal between Shoal Creek Valley Development Company, LLC and the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

100373
Adopting certain revisions to the Major Street Plan for Kansas City by deleting Southport Parkway as the secondary arterial street designation between Missouri Highway 150 and E. 155th Street, west of U.S. Highway 71, and classifying Botts Road as that secondary arterial route, and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices. (175-S-29)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

100374
(Sub.)
Changing the names of various streets in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

100375
Estimating revenue in the amount of $11,500.00 in the General Fund and appropriating it to the Historic Preservation Fund Grant account of the General Fund.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

100362
Accepting and approving a one year $42,071.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding for activities to strengthen healthcare infrastructure and reduce health care costs in the City of Kansas City, Missouri; increasing revenue and appropriations in the amount of $42,071.00 in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

100364
Accepting and approving a supplemental grant award in the amount of $1,199,676.00 with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to provide additional funds for Ryan White Title I Services as part of the annual grant for Ryan White Title I.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

100371
Accepting a 2010 Violence Against Women Act Grant from the Missouri Department of Public Safety.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

100379
RESOLUTION - Authorizing and requesting the Mayor to submit a grant application under the State Services to Victims Fund in the amount of $96,269.55 with a match of City funds of $1,003.25 for two full time victim assistants and a part time child care provider in the Domestic Violence Victim Assistance Program.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

100363
Reestimating revenue and appropriating funds in the amount of $123,744.24 in the Stormwater Fund to allocate grant funds for the Storm Water Detention – Beacon Hill Phase IIIc project; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

100370
Authorizing the Director of General Services to enter into a contract with ISS Uniguard Security, Inc., for unarmed security guard services at various City facilities and events with funds appropriated for such purpose in the City’s Annual Budget and authorizing the Director to exercise the City’s four one-year renewal options without City Council approval with such funds as appropriated in the City’s Annual Budget.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

100376
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a Trail License Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission for the purpose of constructing a trail connector along the Intercity Viaduct (I-70) from Madison Avenue to the Missouri/Kansas State Line.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

100377
Reducing appropriations in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating $1,500,000.00 to the Colorado Avenue Bridge over the Blue River project; authorizing a $2,592,017.15 contract with Pyramid Contractors, Inc., for Project No. 89005537 - Colorado Avenue Bridge over the Blue River; authorizing the City Manager to amend and increase this contract by up to $259,201.72; authorizing the City Manager to expend $2,851,218.87 for the contract; approving project management costs; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

100378
Authorizing the Director of General Services to enter into a Lease Agreement with the Black Economic Union of Greater Kansas City, Inc., in the amount of $107,561.25, to provide office space for property located at 1601 E. 18th Street, Suite 209 in Kansas City, Missouri to operate its offices.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

100380
(Sub.)
Appropriating grant revenues not previously appropriated in the amount of $517,303.00 and moving encumbrances to the appropriate account in connection with the Line Creek Sewer Rehabilitation and Birmingham Sludge Line Extension projects; authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

100381
Authorizing the transfer of $497,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund from the Housing CD 3 Development account to the corresponding Public Works account and project in the Capital Improvements Fund.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Riley Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100382
RESOLUTION - Urging the Governor of the State of Missouri to retain and approve the line item in House Bill 2004 appropriating $3 Million in General Revenue funding for distribution to the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority, and directing the City Clerk to distribute this resolution.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100383
Adopting an addendum to the existing Memorandum of Understanding between the City and Local 500, AFSCME, which provides for no increase in salaries for fiscal year 2010-2011; and provides for merit pay increases, cost of living increases, market adjustments and pay range adjustments for fiscal year 2011-2012.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Sharp Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100384
Reducing the amount of appropriations in the amount of $1,682,631.22 in certain projects in the GO Bond Series 2003F Fund in order to close projects, and reducing the amount of appropriations in the amount of $3,312,577.32 in certain projects in the 2004F GO Bond Fund.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
 
 Councilmember Ford Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

100385
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Second Amendment to the Baltimore Place Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Second Amendment to the Baltimore Place Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS
 
 CLOSED SESSION Closed Session/Litigation Item(s)* Closed Session/Legal Issue(s)** Closed Session/Personnel Issue(s)*** Closed Session/Real Estate Transaction(s)Closed Session/Employee/Labor Negotiation Item(s)***** *Litigation Item(s) may be discussed in a closed session pursuant to §610.021(1) RSMo. because it relates to legal action, causes of actions, or litigation. **Legal Issue(s) will be discussed in closed session pursuant to §610.021(1) RSMo because it relates to confidential and privileged communications between City Council and its attorneys. ***Personnel Issue(s) will be discussed in closed session pursuant to §610.021(3) RSMo because it relates to personnel matter. ****Real estate transaction(s) may be discussed pursuant to Sec. 610.021(2), RSMo. because public knowledge of the transaction(s) at this time might adversely affect the legal consideration therefor. *****Employee/Labor negotiation item(s) may be discussed in a closed session pursuant to §610.021(9) RSMo. because it relates to preparation for negotiations with employee groups.