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Last Published: 1/17/2018 1:19:46 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - ALISSIA CANADY
Present:3 - KATHERYN SHIELDS, QUINTON LUCAS, HEATHER HALL
 

170104
Accepting and approving a $747,066.00 contract with SAVE, Inc. to provide housing services for Persons Living with HIV in the Kansas City area.


NEIGHBORHOODS AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Frank Thompson, Samantha Hughes and Jamie Shank, of the Health Department gave a presentation of this ordinance. Presentation included how funding will provide housing assistance in partnership with SAVE, Inc. through Tennant-Based Rental Assistance, Short-term Mortgage, Rent and Utility Assistance, Permanent Housing Placement, and Housing Supportive Services. An average of 145 persons will be served annually. SAVE, Inc. offers a continuum of services including emergency assistance (to prevent homelessness); Transitional Assistance (for clients to gain access to permanent housing) and permanent housing (through both site specific subsidized housing and scattered site voucher programs). SAVE, Inc. sees housing as a prevention tool to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS for those who are homeless and disabled. SAVE, Inc. has extensive experience managing federal housing programs not limited solely to Housing Opportunities for Persons With Aids funds, but Supportive Housing Program funds and Shelter Plus Care as well.
Ayes: 4 - Canady, Shields, Lucas, Hall
Nays: 0

170106
Accepting and approving a one-year grant award in the amount of $2,043,272.00 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, to provide funding for Ryan White Part A and Minority AIDS Initiative services.


NEIGHBORHOODS AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Frank Thompson, Health Department gave testimony that the purpose of this contract is to ensure that all residents living with HIV/AIDS within the 11 county Kansas City Transitional Grant Area (KC-TGA) have access to medical care and support services. This area consist of Cass, Clay, Clinton, Jackson, Platte, Lafayette, and Ray counties in MO and Johnson, Leavenworth, Miami, and Wyandotte counties in KS. The KC-TGA Ryan White Continuum of Care provided HIV/AIDS services for 2,765 unduplicated clients during the period from January 2015 to December 2015 (CY15). These services are provided by five different agencies (Good Samaritan Project, Kansas City CARE Clinic, Truman Medical Center, the University of Kansas Hospital and Healthcare Strategic Initiatives -HSI). This comprehensive system of care is monitored for the quality, programatic and fiscal integrity by the Kansas City Missouri Health Department, HIV Services Program. Ryan White funding is appropriated annually by Congress. The awards for Part A are split into formula and supplemental funds. Formula funds are awarded based on the number of new cases of HIV/AIDS in the funded service area. Supplemental funds are awarded based on demonstrated need and quality of local plans in the annual application. The KC-TGA has received Part A Ryan White funding for 20 years.
Ayes: 4 - Canady, Shields, Lucas, Hall
Nays: 0

170123
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 10-104, Sunday licenses, 10-106, Extended hours permits, 10-214, Consents required, and 10-215, consents not required, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which clean up and condense the consent requirement into one section.


NEIGHBORHOODS AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (3/1/2017)"

170124
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 10-115, 10-116, 10-117, 10-118, 10-119, 10-120 and 10-127 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections to bring these sections of the ordinance into compliance with Missouri State Statutes that eliminate liquor licenses and permits that are no longer in effect.


NEIGHBORHOODS AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (3/1/2017)"

170127
Estimating revenue and appropriating $1,050,000.00 in the HOME Investment Fund; amending the 2015 and 2016 One Year Action Plans and authorizing submittal of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban development for consideration; and authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to execute contracts, financing agreements, and loan documents from the HOME Investment Fund with various entities for construction of affordable multi-family and single family housing units.


NEIGHBORHOODS AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Stuart Bullington, Neighborhood and Housing Services, gave testimony for this ordinance to authorizes the Director of Neighborhood and Housing Services department to enter into contracts for three multifamily projects and single family, new housing with federal HOME funds. The projects are: - Blenheim School Apartments - 52 units - Pendleton ArtsBlock - Choice Housing Project - 38 units - Century Apartments - Choice Housing Project - 22 units - Single family homes at Monarch Manor - 3 homes and - Ivanhoe 39th St Gateway Phase II - 8 homeowner units
Ayes: 4 - Canady, Shields, Lucas, Hall
Nays: 0

170097
RESOLUTION - Adopting a Digital Equity Strategic Plan to ensure all residents have equal access to the digital economy; and directing the City Manager to implement its six priorities and conduct annual reviews of the policy.


NEIGHBORHOODS AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (3/1/2017)"
 
 1. There will be an update by KCPD on the Central Patrol Division.
 
 Major James Connelly, KCPD Special Operations Division, gave a brief overview of the department and the units within that consist of: tactical force, swat team, helicopter, bomb and arson, k9 and operation 100. The division also patrols specialty events, mayor's events, plaza and power and light district and surrounding kcmo area.
 
 2. Staff from Kansas City Fire Department will give an update on Response Times and EMS Collections.
 
 Division Chief Chuck Zaine,and Dana Meier, Kansas City Fire Department, gave a brief update of the Kansas City Fire Department Emergency Response Times, Summary Map times and Medical Billing. A copy of the presentation is on file in the City Clerk's Office.
 
 3. There may be a general discussion regarding current Neighborhoods and Public Safety issues.
 
 4. 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.
 
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