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Last Published: 11/6/2018 10:27:10 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SCOTT WAGNER
Present:3 - JOLIE JUSTUS, LEE BARNES JR., KEVIN MCMANUS
 

180818
Accepting and approving a $950,000.00 grant from the Office for Victims of Crime to enhance the nation’s capacity to assist crime victims in the Kansas City area; estimating and appropriating $469,833.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Rashid Juniad, Aim4Peace, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance allows Aim4Peace to accept funding from the Department of Justice. The funding will be used to link victim services to hospitals and other medical services to improve victim outcome to reduce chances of further victimization and provide technical assistance resources to support the efforts.
Ayes: 3 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr.
Nays: 0

180835
Authorizing a new Water Purchase Agreement between the City of Kansas City, Missouri and Water District Number 6 of Clay County, Missouri.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Sean Hennessy, Water Services, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance established a new water agreement with Clay County, Missouri, to provide approximately 1.7 million gallons per day, of water from three (3) connection points.
Ayes: 3 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr.
Nays: 0

180836
Authorizing the Director of Finance to accept a proposal of Banc of America Public Capital Corp (“BAPCC”) to finance the acquisition a of Kansas City Police Department Robot (“Project”); authorizing the execution of any and all documents and agreements necessary for the financing; estimating revenue in the amount of $411,650.00 and appropriating the same; estimating revenue in the amount of $406,650.00 and appropriating the same to the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department (“KCPD”); designating requisitioning authority; declaring the city’s intent to reimburse itself for certain expenditures; approving Lease Counsel in connection with the transaction; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Mike Buckner, Finance Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance authorizes the Director of Finance Department to accept a proposal for a robot for the Police Department. The robot will be capable of travelling on varying terrains, hold equipment and to lift and manipulate packages.
Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

180837
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new Section 2-1119 entitled Background Investigation as a Condition of Employment or Contract, making successful resolution of a background check a requirement for employment for current employees, potential employees, and contractors with access to Federal Tax Information; directing the City Manager to develop and adopt procedures for conducting fingerprinting and background investigations to implement this ordinance; and directing the City Clerk to transmit this ordinance, together with the adopted procedures, to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Mari Ruck, Finance Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. The Internal Revenue Services (IRS) implemented a new requirement that anyone with access to federal tax Information must be fingerprinted and have routine background checks. This ordinance codifies the requirement for fingerprinting and background checks pursuant to requirements in RSMo Section 43.535.
Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

180844
Amending Section 2-112, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Duties of city auditor”, by imposing additional procedural requirements regarding the City Auditor’s budget.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Doug Jones, City Auditor, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance imposes additional procedural requirements regarding the City Auditor's budget.
Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

180800
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to negotiate a three-year agreement with Keystone Community Corporation for the purposes of certain planning, designing, managing and consulting services and to identify funding for such purposes.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Kelvin McGinnis, President of Keystone Community Corporation, testified on behalf of this resolution. This resolution directs the City Manager to negotiate a three (3) year agreement for the purpose of planning, designing, managing and consulting with Keystone Community Corporation and identify funds for such purposes.
Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

180825
Approving certain projects and funding sources for Phase Two of improvements to the 18th and Vine Historic District; establishing the 18th & Vine Phase Two Fund; identifying certain revenue sources and directing the City Manager to include the same in the annual budgets.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (11/15/2018)"
 
 1. Staff from the City Auditor’s Office and General Services Department will present an ARTS Report for the General Services' Payment Process Should Better Protect Public Resources Audit. Doug Jones, City Auditor and Earnest Rouse, General Services spoke regarding the presentation. A copy of the presentation is on file in the Office of the City Clerk.
 
 2. The City Auditor will present the City Auditor’s Office 2018 Peer Review Results. Doug Jones, City Auditor, spoke regarding the presentation. A copy of the presentation is on file in the Office of the City Clerk.
 
 3. There may be a general discussion regarding current Finance and Governance Committee 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. (5) confidential or privileged communications with auditors, pursuant to subsection 17. (6) preparation, including discussions, for negotiations with employee groups, pursuant to subsection 9.
 
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