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Last Published: 9/8/2009 11:00:07 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - CATHY JOLLY
Present:3 - JOHN SHARP, CINDY CIRCO, MELBA CURLS
 

090703
Authorizing a one-year $719,500.00 contract with SAVE, Inc., to provide additional housing assistance for low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS and declaring an emergency.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Clyde Bolton, Health Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. No public testimony This ordinance authorizes a contract with SAVE, Inc. for the provision of housing services for persons living with HIV/AIDS.
Ayes: 4 - Jolly, Sharp, Circo, Curls
Nays: 0

090707
(Sub.)
Estimating revenue in the General Fund in the amount of $55,990.00; appropriating that amount from the Unappropriated Fund Balance to the MCI Jackson County account; authorizing an increase in the contingency of a contract with The Konrath Group, LTD for Project No. 57000150 - Jackson County Detention Center in the amount of $55,990.00; authorizing the City Manager to expend funds for the project; and recognizing an emergency. 


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Dave Park, Neighborhood and Community Services, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Eric Bosch, CIMO, answered questions from the committee. No public testimony. This ordinance provides for appropriation of funds contributed received from Jackson County in the amount of $55,549. This contribution represents Jackson County's share of the fire alarm system in the amount of $50,000.00 and $5,549.00 for the increased cost of double bunks for the Cherry Street portion of the facility.
Ayes: 4 - Jolly, Sharp, Circo, Curls
Nays: 0

090712
Amending Chapter 1 and Chapter 44, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 1-10, Definitions and rules of construction, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter which defines Municipal Correctional Institution and by repealing Section 44-1, Powers of director of neighborhood and community services regarding prisoners, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter which allows the director of neighborhood and community to transport inmates to a correctional facility.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
David Park, Neighborhood and Community Services, explained the purpose of this ordinance. No public testimony. This ordinance amends Chapter 1 and Chapter 44 of the Code of Ordinances to reflect the use of the Regional Correctional Center and other correctional facilities to house municipal detainees and inmates.
Ayes: 4 - Jolly, Sharp, Circo, Curls
Nays: 0

090378
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 10-371, Purchase or possession by minors, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter which conforms to Section 311.325, RSMo.


HELD OFF DOCKET

090678
Reducing an appropriation in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $845,000.00 and appropriating it to various accounts in the Capital Improvements Fund for projects in the Third Council District.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Testimony taken on 8-12-09. No public testimony. This ordinance will appropriate funds for 7 new playgrounds and a traffic signal at 12th & The Paseo within District 3.
Ayes: 4 - Jolly, Sharp, Circo, Curls
Nays: 0

090679
Authorizing acceptance of a $300,000.00 grant from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City; appropriating and estimating revenues in the amount of $300,000.00 to the HCF Aim4Peace account; and designating requisitioning authority.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Testimony taken on 8-12-09. No public testimony. This ordinance will accept a grant from The Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City to provide an additional six months of funding for the Aim4Peace Program.
Ayes: 4 - Jolly, Sharp, Circo, Curls
Nays: 0

090682
Accepting and approving a two-year $334,168.00 grant extension award from the U.S. Department of Justice on Violence Against Women grant to encourage arrest policies and enforcement of protection orders program; establishing revenue in the amount of $334,168.00 in the Domestic Violence Shelter Operations Fund; estimating appropriations in the amount of $334,168.00 in the Domestic Violence Shelter Operations Fund; and authorizing execution of a contract in the amount of $334,168.00 with Rose Brooks Centers, Inc.; and designating requisitioning authority.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Testimony taken on 8-12-09. No public testimony. This ordinance authorizes acceptance of a grant award to the City of Kansas City, Missouri, acting through its City Manager from the Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women, Grants to Encourage Arrests Policies and Enforcement of Protection Orders Program (VAW), whereby VAW will provide funding to encourage arrest policies and enforcement of protection orders in domestic violence cases .
Ayes: 4 - Jolly, Sharp, Circo, Curls
Nays: 0

090687
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Establishing unified policies, framework and systems to address high school dropout rates, school truancy and curfew enforcement to improve the opportunities for young people in Kansas City, Missouri and directing the committee to report the comprehensive plan to the Mayor, City Council and City Manager in January 2010.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Testimony taken on 8-12-09. No public testimony. This resolution will establish unified policies, framework and systems to address high school dropout rates, school truancy and curfew enforcement and estblish the Youth Task Force.
Ayes: 4 - Jolly, Sharp, Circo, Curls
Nays: 0
 
 There may be general discussion(s) on current Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee issues. 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.