KC Skyline

City Clerk Web Search

Search the Ordinances:

Printer Friendly Minutes
Last Published: 5/5/2009 11:48:50 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
 

090313
Amending Chapter 14, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 14-29, Dangerous dogs, and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter pertaining to dangerous dogs.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
David Park, Neighborhood and Community Services, explained the purpose of this ordinance and answered questions from the committee. No public testimony.
Ayes: 4 - Jolly, Sharp, Circo, Curls
Nays: 0

090314
Approving contracts with various agencies in the total amount of $1,550,926.00 for the events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist and Development Fund.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Gina Robinson, Ta'Wana Woodard and Deletta Dean, Neighborhood and Community Services, testified in support of this ordinance and answered questions from the committee. Councilwoman Cindy Circo stated that she must abstain from the vote because she is a board member of an agency listed in this ordinance. No public testimony. This ordinance approves contracts with various agencies in the total amount of $158,400.00 for projects and events from the Neighborhood Tourist and Development Fund.
Ayes: 3 - Jolly, Sharp, Curls
Nays: 0

090315
Approving contracts with various agencies in the total amount of $158,400.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist and Development Fund.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Gina Robinson, Ta'Wana Woodard and Deletta Dean, Neighborhood and Community Services, testified in support of this ordinance and answered questions from the committee. Councilwoman Melba Curls stated that she must abstain from the vote because she is a board member of an agency listed in this ordinance. No public testimony This ordinance will approve contracts with various agencies in the total amount of $158,400.00 for projects and events from the Neighborhood Tourist and Development Fund.
Ayes: 3 - Jolly, Sharp, Circo
Nays: 0

090323
Amending Chapter 26, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 26-105, Fire Code Permits, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Smoky Dyer, Fire Department, explained the purpose of this ordinance. No public testimony. This ordinance will amend Chapter 26, Code of Ordinances by repealing and Reenacting Section 26-105, Fire Code Permits.
Ayes: 4 - Jolly, Sharp, Circo, Curls
Nays: 0

090324
Authorizing the Fire Department Director to execute an agreement with the City of Riverside, Missouri, to provide mutual assistance when significant emergency circumstances exist.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Richard Gist, Fire Department, explained the purpose of this ordinance and answered questions from the committee. No public testimony. This ordinance approves a cooperative agreement for fire service mutual aid with the City of Riverside, Missouri.
Ayes: 4 - Jolly, Sharp, Circo, Curls
Nays: 0

090325
Authorizing a contract not to exceed $470,000.00 with Corporate Care Occupational Medicine Network for Kansas City Fire Department employee physical examinations and physician services and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $470,000.00.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Richard Gist, Fire Department, explained the purpose of this ordinance and answered questions from the committee. Alan Holtkamp, Law Department, answered questions regarding renewing contracts. No public testimony. This ordinance authorizes continuation of a contract with CorporateCare Occupational Medicine Network for physical examinations of fire recruits, annual physical examinations of fire suppression personnel, and fire department physician services in compliance with NFPA 1582 and KCFD Strategic Plan.
Ayes: 4 - Jolly, Sharp, Circo, Curls
Nays: 0

090273
(Sub.)
Authorizing the City Manager to execute an intergovernmental agreement with Jackson County, Missouri allowing the Jackson County Sheriff to enforce County ordinances relating to petty offenses and traffic regulation, and to provide certain other law enforcement assistance, within the corporate limits of the City situated within Jackson County, Missouri.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Councilwoman Cindy Circo, testified in support of this ordinance and answered questions from the committee. Cy Ritter, Kansas City Police Department, answered questions from the committee regarding benefits of having the Jackson County as an added resource. No public testimony. This ordinance authorizes the City Manager to execute an intergovernmental agreement with Jackson County allowing the Jackson County Sheriff to enforce County ordinances relating to petty offenses and traffic regulation, and to provide certain other law enforcement assistance, within the corporate limits of the City situated within Jackson County, Missouri.
Ayes: 4 - Jolly, Sharp, Circo, Curls
Nays: 0

090304
RESOLUTION - Supporting the efforts of the Scarritt Renaissance Neighborhood Association, on behalf of all Northeast Neighborhoods, the Municipal Court, the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department, the City Prosecutor, the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, and the Northeast Chamber of Commerce to address the pervasive problems of drug trafficking and prostitution through the SOAP and SODA initiatives.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "BE ADOPTED"
Councilwoman Cathy Jolly explained the purpose of this resolution. Will Royster, Local Initiatives Support Corporation, testified in support of this resolution. Lee Lambert, Independence Neighborhood Council, testified in support of this resolution and gave information on post efforts to curb drug trafficking and prostitution in the Northeast area. Scott Wagner, Union Mound Neighborhood Association and Northeast Chamber of Commerce, testified in support of this resolution and spoke about area residents support of the initiatives.
Ayes: 4 - Jolly, Sharp, Circo, Curls
Nays: 0
 
 There may be general discussion(s) on current Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee issues. None The Parks Department staff will be presenting "An Update on Community Centers and Summer Activities." Councilwoman Cathy Jolly stated that the "Summer Activities" portion of the presentation will be delayed for 2 weeks. Councilwoman Melba Curls stated her reasons for requesting the report. Mark Bowland, Park Department, distributed copies of a powerpoint presentation to the committee. Mr. Bowland stated that the Park Board has made the community centers a priority for the department in the future as the economy gets better. He outlined the vacant positions, needs and programs of most of community centers and answered questions from the committee. Health Department staff will give a briefing on Swine Flu. Rex Archer, Health Department, distributed copies of the committee briefing and a fact sheet to the committee. Dr. Archer gave facts about a Pandemic Flu and Kansas City's preparedness for an outbreak and answered questions from the committee. 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. No closed session.