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Last Published: 1/22/2008 12:01:01 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - JIM ROWLAND
Present:1 - TERRY RILEY
Excused:2 - TROY NASH, JOHN FAIRFIELD
 

051275
(Sub.)
Transferring appropriations in the amount of $186,681.53 from the Enterprise Resource Planning account of the Finance Department to the Enterprise Resource Planning account of the Information Technology Department in the General Fund.


BUDGET AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (11/9/2005)"

051043
Amending Article VIII of the Administrative Code of Kansas City, Missouri, relating to the Classification and Compensation Plan, by adding policy language to Section 2-1086 addressing the approval authority and application of compensation plans for On-Call Pay.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (11/9/2005)"

051069
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 64, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 64-161, “Prohibited acts, exceptions, and fees”, of Article V, “Obstructions and Encroachments” and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter which prohibits the future construction of aerial walkways over public streets and sidewalks.


BUDGET AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
There was no additional testimony for this ordinance the previously agreed upon changes were made and the committee agreed to advance as a committee substitute.
Ayes: 2 - Rowland, Riley
Nays: 0
 
 Staff from the City Auditor's Office will present a scope statement for their audit on Legal Fees of Component Units. Staff from the City Auditor's Office will present a report on their Annual Governance Assessment.
 
 Dr. Funkhouser, City Auditor, explained that the purpose of the scope statement is to audit the legal fees if component units. The city has a responsibility to assure that public dollars are spent wisely. A component unit's decision to hire a law firm should be based on need, approved through a standard process, and monitored through a written contract. It is important that component units obtain quality services at reasonable rates. A more in-depth report will be given to the city Council in December 2005. Hand-out on file in the City Clerk's Office.
 
 There will be a general discussion regarding current Budget and Audit issues.
 
 Dr. Funkhouser, City Auditors, testified regarding the performance audit and annual goverance assessment. A hand-out is available in the City Clerk's Office.