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Last Published: 10/13/2009 9:01:37 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
 

090802
Accepting and approving a six-month $355,000.00 contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for HIV case management services in Kansas City, Missouri; increasing revenue in the amount of $93,424.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and increasing appropriations in the amount of $12,710.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Clyde Bolton, Health Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. There was no public testimony. This ordinance will accept a contract from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services for HIV Medical Case Management for the period of 10/1/09 to 3/31/10.
Ayes: 4 - Jolly, Sharp, Circo, Curls
Nays: 0

090803
Accepting and approving a one-year Minority AIDS Initiative grant award in the amount of $208,714.00 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to provide funding for case management services to minority populations; increasing revenue and appropriations in the amount of $8,857.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Clyde Bolton, Health Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. There was no public testimony. This ordinance will accept a grant from the Department of Health and Human Services, (HRSA) for providing HIV primary care and medical case management services to minority populations in the amount of $208,714.00 for the period of August 1, 2009 to July 31, 2010.
Ayes: 3 - Jolly, Sharp, Circo
Nays: 0

090804
Accepting and approving a $44,351.00 contract amendment with Truman Medical Center, Inc. to provide additional primary health care services to eligible clients in the Kansas City Transitional Grant Area who meet Ryan White Title I guidelines.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Clyde Bolton, Health Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. There was no public testimony. This ordinance is requesting authorization to amend a contract with Truman Medical Center, Inc. to provide additional ambulatory and primary care services for eligible persons living with HIV/AIDS in the eleven county Kansas City Transitional Grant Area.
Ayes: 3 - Jolly, Sharp, Circo
Nays: 0

090814
Accepting and approving an $8,500.00 contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for the development and support of community-based coalitions to reduce smoking and tobacco use; and authorizing the expenditure of $8,500.00 in the Tobacco Use and Prevention account of the Government Grants Fund.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Clyde Bolton, Health Department, explained the purpose of this ordinance and answered questions from the committee. There was no public testimony. This ordinance will accept a $8,500.00 contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to develop and support programs that reduce and prevent smoking and tobacco use. The contract is increased by $8,500.00 from $60,000.00 to $68,500.00.
Ayes: 3 - Jolly, Sharp, Circo
Nays: 0

090816
Authorizing the Fire Department Director to execute on behalf of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, an agreement with the City of Liberty, Missouri, to provide mutual assistance when significant emergency circumstances exist or on an automatic basis under certain circumstances.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (10/14/2009)"

090817
Authorizing the Fire Department Director to execute on behalf of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, an agreement with the City of Gladstone, Missouri, to provide mutual assistance when significant emergency circumstances exist or on an automatic basis under certain circumstances.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (10/14/2009)"

090831
Accepting and approving a one year $86,575.00 grant award amendment from the Health Foundation of Greater Kansas City to provide funding for the coordination and administration of the HPV Vaccine Project.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Clyde Bolton and Wendy Landes, Health Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance and answered questions from the committee. There was no public testimony. This ordinance will accept an amended 12 month contract for $400,000 from September 1, 2009 to August 31, 2010 from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City to continue to coordinate and administer the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccine Project for the Kansas City Health Department along with 22 other participating sites throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area.
Ayes: 3 - Jolly, Sharp, Circo
Nays: 0

090843
Accepting and approving a one year $34,993.00 grant from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide services for the Women's Infant and Children's supplemental food program (WIC); and increasing revenue and an appropriation in the amount of $2,329.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Clyde Bolton, Health Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance and answered questions from the committee. There was no public testimony. This ordinance is to accept a 12 month contract from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (MDHSS) from October 1, 2009 to September 30, 2010 for the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program in the amount of $34,993.
Ayes: 3 - Jolly, Sharp, Circo
Nays: 0

090721
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 10-1, Definitions, and 10-106, Extended hours licenses, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which change the definition of a school as well as a convention hotel or motel and change the eligibility requirements of receiving and maintaining a convention trade area 3:00 a.m. closing permit.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Councilwoman Cindy Circo gave a brief explanation of the need for changes in the code and testified on behalf of this ordinance. Gary Majors, Regulated Industries, testified on behalf of this ordinance and answered questions from the committee. The following expressed their opinions and concerns: Joe Wetherbee - Written statement in City Clerk's Office Bernie Furey Jack Quint K. B. Winterowd Joyce Hess Jason Pryor- Kansas City Bar Association Benny Shelby - Southeast Bar Association Steve Gage The purpose of this ordinance amendment is to come into alignment with the Missouri State Statute with regard to the restrictions of alcohol sale and consumption at a school. This change will allow a college or university the opportunity to make their own decision as to if they would like to permit alcohol sales on or around their campus during sporting events, theatre productions or other activities. The second purpose of this ordinance amendment is to change the definition of what a convention hotel or motel and to change the eligibility requirements for receiving and maintaining a convention trade area 3:00 a.m. closing permit. This change should limit 3:00 a.m. closing liquor permits in residential areas and allow them in the areas of the city that are more synonymous with convention and tourism areas.
Ayes: 4 - Jolly, Sharp, Circo, Curls
Nays: 0

090726
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by adding section 10-242, Probationary period, and by repealing Sections 10-332, Prohibited acts by all retail licensees, and 10-335, Prohibited acts on sales-by-drink premises, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which adds restrictions that apply to nuisances and lewd and indecent conduct and adds a mandatory probationary period for all new licensees and permittees as well as current licensees and permittees who commit certain ordinance violations.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (10/14/2009)"
Gary Majors, Regulated Industries, testified on behalf of this ordinance and answered questions from the committee. Councilman John Sharp requested that the ordinance be held until the Law Department could clarify some of the language in the ordinance. The ordinance will be held for two weeks. The following testified on behalf of this ordinance and voice their concerns: Jason Pryor Bernie Furey Benny Shelby

090762
Amending Chapter 56, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new Article VII, Vacant building receiver.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (10/14/2009)"
Gary Majors, Regulated Industries, testified on behalf of this ordinance and answered questions from the committee. Councilman John Sharp requested that the ordinance be held until parts of the ordinance language can be changed for clarification. The ordinance will be held for two weeks. Jason Pryor, Kansas City Bar Association, testified on behalf of this ordinance.

090763
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 10-214, Consents required, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter which specifies when an eligible consenter may withdraw their consent.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Gary Majors, Regulated Industries, explained the purpose of this ordinance. Jack Quint voiced concerns about a business that has been given consent and changes its business model. The purpose of this ordinance change is to specify a time line for when an eligible consenter may withdraw their consent.
Ayes: 4 - Jolly, Sharp, Circo, Curls
Nays: 0

090764
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by adding section 10-139, festival district temporary permit for sales by drink license, and repealing section 10-127, license and permit fees, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter which allows a promotional association the opportunity to apply for and receive a festival district temporary permit for the sale of alcoholic beverages by the drink.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (10/14/2009)"
Gary Majors, Regulated Industries, explained the purpose of this ordinance and answered questions from the committee. Councilman John Sharp requested that the ordinance be held to take a closer look at the language of the ordinance. The ordinance will be held for two weeks. Bill Nigro testified in support of this ordinance.

090784
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 34, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Health and Sanitation,” by repealing Sections 34-183, 34-187 and 34-188, enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like subject matter and enacting a new Section 34-189 to give the director of Health the authority to rat-stop or eradicate rats, provide notice for a hearing and issue assessments.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Clyde Bolton, Health Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance and explained the changes made to the ordinance. There was no public testimony. This ordinance will allow the Director of Health the authority to order building owners to rat-stop or eradicate rats, provide notice for a hearing and issue assessments.
Ayes: 3 - Jolly, Sharp, Circo
Nays: 0
 
 Municipal Court staff will make a presentation: "Kansas City, Missouri Drug Court: Enhancement and Expansion." The Honorable Joseph Locascia, Municipal Court, spoke about the new federal grant awarded to the drug court and the benefit of the drug court's programs to the community. Megan Fuller, Municipal Court, described the drug court progams in enforcement and prevention. 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.