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Last Published: 8/10/2020 2:37:31 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:4 - KEVIN MCMANUS, HEATHER HALL, ANDREA BOUGH, LEE BARNES JR.
 
 
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200597
RESOLUTION - Establishing as an ongoing legislative priority state legislation and all legislative efforts necessary to afford the City of Kansas City the complete autonomy of governance of the Kansas City Police Department.


SPECIAL COMMITTEE FOR LEGAL REVIEW recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (8/11/2020)"
There was no discussion on this item.
Ayes: 4 - McManus, Hall, Bough, Barnes Jr.
Nays: 0

200598
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 50, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Offenses and Miscellaneous Provisions” by enacting one new Section 50-175 prohibiting the malicious publication of personally identifying information of a person with the intent to threaten or stalk a person, a person’s immediate family, or a person’s domestic partner.


SPECIAL COMMITTEE FOR LEGAL REVIEW recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Jane Brown, Mayors office, testified on this ordinance. This ordinance would make it illegal for an individual to find out information about an officer and then use the information to harass or terrorize a public cervant such as a Police Officer or other city official.
Ayes: 4 - McManus, Hall, Bough, Barnes Jr.
Nays: 0

200496
Calling an election on November 3, 2020, for the purpose of obtaining public authorization to establish as a City legislative priority in the Missouri General Assembly the pursuit of a state legislative or referendum action that will return Mayor and City Council-led local control to the Kansas City Police Department rather than the current control of the Kansas City Police Department by a committee comprised of four members appointed by the Governor of Missouri and an additional position held by the Mayor of Kansas City; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


SPECIAL COMMITTEE FOR LEGAL REVIEW recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (8/11/2020)"
There was no discussion on this item.
Ayes: 4 - McManus, Hall, Bough, Barnes Jr.
Nays: 0

200574
RESOLUTION - Encouraging the Municipal Court to exercise its discretion by refraining to issue arrest warrants for defendants who fail to appear in court on minor ordinance and traffic violations.


SPECIAL COMMITTEE FOR LEGAL REVIEW recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (8/11/2020)"

Ayes: 4 - McManus, Hall, Bough, Barnes Jr.
Nays: 0

200577
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-1449 relating to the failure to obey a municipal court summons and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject.


SPECIAL COMMITTEE FOR LEGAL REVIEW recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (8/11/2020)"
There was no discussion on this item.
Ayes: 4 - McManus, Hall, Bough, Barnes Jr.
Nays: 0

200580
Removing authority from the Director of Aviation and establishing the City Council as the “Owner” in Article Eight of the KCI Terminal Development Contract.


SPECIAL COMMITTEE FOR LEGAL REVIEW recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (8/11/2020)"
There was no discussion on this item.
Ayes: 4 - McManus, Hall, Bough, Barnes Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 1. There may be a general discussion regarding current Special Committee for Legal Review Committee issues
 
 2. Closed Session • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 1 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss legal matters, litigation, or privileged communications with attorneys; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 2 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss real estate; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsections 3 and 13 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss personnel matters; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 9 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss employee labor negotiations;
 
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