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Last Published: 9/11/2019 9:38:00 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:6 - KATHERYN SHIELDS, HEATHER HALL, RYANA PARKS-SHAW, MELISSA ROBINSON, LEE BARNES JR., KEVIN MCMANUS
 

190632
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Marcia Baker.


FINANCE, GOVERNANCE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
This ordinance was discussed in closed session.
Ayes: 6 - Shields, Hall, Parks-Shaw, Robinson, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

190636
Reducing the Contingent Appropriation by $113,012.00; appropriating $113,012.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund to cover costs associated with an increase in annual salaries in the Mayor and Council Offices.


FINANCE, GOVERNANCE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Kitty Steffens, Office of Management and Budget testified on this ordinance. The City approved Ordinance No. 190503, an amendment of Chapter 2 of the Code of Ordinances of the Kansas City, Missouri, Classification and Compensation Plan, by repealing Sections 2-1082 and 2-1083 to increase the salary for the elected council members and Mayor and the FY 2019-20 adopted budget did not provide funds for additional costs associated with Mayor and Council Member salary increases. This ordinance reduces the contingent appropriation in the General Fund by $113,012.00 and appropriates the same amount from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund to cover these salary, FICA, and pension increases.
Ayes: 5 - Shields, Parks-Shaw, Robinson, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 1 - Hall

190637
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute a $50,000.00 contract with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City to provide Friday and Saturday night summer youth activities; authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to amend and extend the contract; reducing the Kansas City Police Department in the General Fund by $50,000.00; appropriating $50,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund for KC Boys and Girls Club of Greater Kansas City for the Office of the City Manager; and designating requisitioning authority.


FINANCE, GOVERNANCE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Donna Maize, City managers Office testified on this ordinance. KCPD, committed to partnering with BGCGKC in order to benefit from this Summer programming by having fewer potentially negative interactions with youth and ensuring youth have a safe place to hangout and be kids.
Ayes: 6 - Shields, Hall, Parks-Shaw, Robinson, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

190638
(Sub.)
Reducing the Contingent Appropriation in the General Fund by $310,000.00; appropriating $310,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund for the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers TIPs Hotline for Kansas City Police; and designating requisitioning authority.


FINANCE, GOVERNANCE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Scott Huizenga, Finance, Chief Rick Smith, Kansas City Missouri Police Department and Rick Armstrong, Crime Commission, testified on this ordinance. KCPD committed to partnerting with BGCGKC in order to benefit from this Summer programming by having fewer potentially negative interactions with youth and ensuring youth have a safe place to hangout and be kids.
Ayes: 6 - Shields, Hall, Parks-Shaw, Robinson, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

190641
Renaming Fund 8071, the Series 2009A Water Revenue Refunding and Improvement Bond Fund, to the Series 2009A/2019A Water Refunding Revenue Bond Fund; reducing appropriations in Fund 8010, the Water Fund; appropriating $6,270,829.14 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of Fund 8010 and transferring the same to Fund 8071; estimating net revenues of $90,225,231.69 and appropriating the same in Fund 8071; designating requisitioning authority; and authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts.


FINANCE, GOVERNANCE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Dan Brandcolis and Doug Buehler, Finance, testified on this ordinance. On May 23, 2019, the City Council passed Ordinance No. 190411, which authorized the sale and issuance of the Series 2019A Water Refunding Revenue Bonds, ("Series 2019A Bonds"), in an amount not to exceed $89,000,000.00, for the purpose of refunding $87,375,000.00 of outstanding Water Refunding and Improvement Revenue Bonds, Series 2009A ("Series 2009A Bonds")
Ayes: 6 - Shields, Hall, Parks-Shaw, Robinson, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

190642
Reappropriating the amount of $10,691,631.00 from the Central City Sales Tax Fund into designated accounts for Round Two project funding recommendations from the Central City Sales Tax Board.


FINANCE, GOVERNANCE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (9/18/2019)"
There was no discussion on this ordinance.

190646
(Sub.)
Reducing an appropriation in the amount of $700,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount from the Unappropriated Fund Balance in the Capital Improvements Fund to the Beardsley Road Bridge Repairs Project; estimating and appropriating $1,500,000.00 in the General Obligation Series 2020 Q1 Fund to the Beardsley Road Bridge Repairs Project; and authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a $1,760,989.00 construction contract with L.G. Barcus and Sons Inc.


FINANCE, GOVERNANCE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Chad Thompson, Public Works, testified on this ordinance. This project consists of repairing damage caused by the fire, in addition to repairing damaged safety barrier curb along the top of the bridge, cleaning the strip seal expansion joints at each end, applying an epoxy polymer concrete overlay to the deck surface, repairing and re-energizing the street light circuit along Beardsley Road, replacing the existing street lights on the bridge with LED luminaires, placing large riprap beneath the entire bridge as a homeless encampment deterrent, and making repairs to the slope. Additional project alternatives include adding curved pedestrian chain link fence along both sides of the top of the bridge, installing security fence full length beneath the bridge, installation of rock dowels and a reinforced shortcrete facing.
Ayes: 6 - Shields, Hall, Parks-Shaw, Robinson, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

190661
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 50, Code of Ordinances, by enacting one new section 50-272 relating to the unlawful transfer of a firearm to a minor.


FINANCE, GOVERNANCE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (9/18/2019)"
There was no discussion on this ordinance
Ayes: 6 - Shields, Hall, Parks-Shaw, Robinson, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

190664
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 50, Code of Ordinances, by enacting one new section 50-273 relating to the unlawful possession of a handgun by a minor.


FINANCE, GOVERNANCE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (9/18/2019)"
There was no discussion on this ordinance
Ayes: 6 - Shields, Hall, Parks-Shaw, Robinson, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

190498
(Sub.)
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Master Development Financing Agreement among the City, the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri and Power Tower Block 124, LP in relation to the construction of a Class A office tower and parking garage in the Power & Light District; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


FINANCE, GOVERNANCE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (9/18/2019)"
Troy Schulte, City Manager, Brian Block, H&R Block John Copaken, Copaken Brooks, Ron Jury, Jury & Associates testified on this ordinance. Ordinance 190498 approves a master development agreement between the City and Power Tower Block 124 LP for the development of a 250,000 sq ft Class A office tower and 750 space parking garage at the SW corner of 13th and Main St in downtown Kansas City.
Ayes: 6 - Shields, Hall, Parks-Shaw, Robinson, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0
 
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