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Last Published: 10/8/2007 2:42:24 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:4 - DEB HERMANN, BECKY SCHUMACHER, JIM GLOVER, TROY NASH
 

060836
Estimating revenue and appropriating the amount of $20,000.00 in the 2004 Local Law Enforcement Block Grant.


NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Gina Robinson, Neighborhood and Community Services, testified that this was additional money allocated for an annual Local Law Enforcement Block Grant.
Ayes: 3 - Hermann, Glover, Nash
Nays: 0

060844
Accepting and approving a three year $2,749,872.00 grant award with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide funding to evaluate and reduce the exposure of lead-based hazards in the homes of low income families and young children in the City of Kansas City, Missouri; increasing revenue in the amount $455,100.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and increasing appropriations in the amount of $243,063.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Bert Malone, Kansas City Health Department, testified that this ordinance allowed the city to accept a three year grant award for evaluating and funding lead base hazards for low income families.
Ayes: 4 - Hermann, Schumacher, Glover, Nash
Nays: 0

060845
Accepting and approving a seven and one-half month $80,976.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding to enhance the capability of Kansas City to respond to a pandemic outbreak through initiating community-wide planning efforts and upgrading existing response; establishing revenue in the amount of $80,976.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and appropriating $80,976.00 to the Community Pandemic Preparedness Planning accounts of the Governmental Grants Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Bert Malone, Kansas City Health Department, testified that the ordinance dealt with additional funding for response efforts in case of a pandemic outbreak in Kansas City, Mo.
Ayes: 4 - Hermann, Schumacher, Glover, Nash
Nays: 0

060849
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 10-261, Renewals, and enacting thereof a new section of like number and subject matter.


NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (9/6/2006)"
This item was held until the next meeting of the committee.

060850
Accepting and approving a two year $287,669.00 contract with the Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide funding for Health Education and Outreach Services for Kansas City, Missouri's Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention program; increasing revenue in the amount of $49,622.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and increasing appropriations in the amount of $23,825.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Bert Malone, Kansas City Health Department, testified that this ordinance was for renewal of the Lead Poisoning Prevention Program.
Ayes: 4 - Hermann, Schumacher, Glover, Nash
Nays: 0

060851
Authorizing the Fire Department Director to execute an agreement with the Southern Platte Fire Protection District to provide mutual aid regarding emergency services.


NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Dr. Gist, Fire Department, stated that this ordinance allowed the Fire Department to enter into an agreement with Southern Platte County for emergency services.
Ayes: 4 - Hermann, Schumacher, Glover, Nash
Nays: 0

060854
(Sub.)
Approving the 2006 Consolidated One-Year Action Plan contracts and authorizing the City Development Department to execute contracts totaling $3,142.500.00 for various agencies responsible for implementing the Action Plan for Community Development Services.


NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS SECOND COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Heather Cater, City Development, stated that the ordinance was basic housecleaning. She gave a breakdown in the amount of funding going to various agencies. Funding previously allocated to certain projects was being diverted or transferred to other projects because the projects were not ready to proceed. The funding is coming out of third and fifth district funds and will be reallocated once the funds are needed. Councilwoman Becky Nace asked about specific funding being shown in a printout distributed to councilmembers. The committee was presented with a committee substitute showing the funding made available. The funding amounts was correct further showing the corrected amounts to be allocated. Councilman Glover voted nay.
Ayes: 3 - Hermann, Schumacher, Nash
Nays: 1 - Glover

060857
Authorizing acceptance and approval of a Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City grant through a one-year contract in the amount of $81,000.00; estimating revenue and appropriating the sum of $81,000.00 to the 06 Health Care Foundation Grant account in the General Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and directing the City Clerk to file the attached contract with the appropriate offices.


NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Robyn Kendrick, Neighborhood and Community Services Department, testified that this ordinance would provide health care for Municipal Correctional Institute (MCI) inmates. Nancy Leazer, Director of MCI, testified that this ordinance would accept a grant that helped continue mental health care for inmates that need the assistance.
Ayes: 4 - Hermann, Schumacher, Glover, Nash
Nays: 0

060858
Authorizing acceptance and approval of the KCPL grant in the amount of $609,709.00; estimating revenues in the amount of $609,709.00 and increasing appropriations in the of $350,001.00 in the Supportive Housing Rehabilitation Loan Fund for Home Weatherization-KCPL grants; designating requisition authority; and recognizing an emergency.


NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
David Park, Deputy Director of Neighborhood and Community Services, stated that this was an annual contribution made by KCP&L to help with weatherization of homes in Kansas City, MO. The funds are used to help update and repair weather related issues in homes for those who qualify for the grant.
Ayes: 4 - Hermann, Schumacher, Glover, Nash
Nays: 0

060859
Authorizing acceptance and approval of the LIHEAP grant in the amount of $275,661.00; estimating revenue and appropriating the sum of $275,661.00 to the Home Weatherization LIHEAP account in the Supportive Housing Rehabilitation Loan Fund; designating requisition authority; and directing the City Clerk to file the attached agreement with the appropriate offices.


NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
David Park, Deputy Director of Neighborhood and Community Services, stated that this is a first time grant from LIHEAP. The city had been looking at other funding sources for weatherization purposes and this grant was approved.
Ayes: 4 - Hermann, Schumacher, Glover, Nash
Nays: 0

060877
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhood and Community Services to enter into contracts with Northland Neighborhoods, Inc., Blue Hills Community Services, Westside Housing Organization, and Neighborhood Housing Services to provide home repair activities; reducing appropriations in the amount of $500,000.00 in the Community Development Fund; and appropriating it to the Housing Services account of the Community Development Fund.


NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
This ordinance allowed for money to be used for minor home repairs through four different neighborhood agencies.
Ayes: 4 - Hermann, Schumacher, Glover, Nash
Nays: 0

060883
Reestimating revenues in the Supportive Housing Rehabilitation Loan Fund in the additional amount of $35,964.00; increasing appropriations in the amount of $37,476.00 in the Home Weatherization DNR account of the Supportive Housing Rehabilitation Loan Fund; and authorizing execution of a Project Management Services Agreement.


NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
David Park, Deputy Director of Neighborhood and Community Services, stated that this ordinance would allow funding to be reallocated in the Supportive Housing Fund thereby giving additional funding to the agency.
Ayes: 4 - Hermann, Schumacher, Glover, Nash
Nays: 0

060806
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 14, Code of Ordinances, relating to Animal Control by enacting one new Section 14-60 pertaining to pit bull dogs.


NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Testimony continued on the subject of pit bulls. Ordinance number 060833 was discussed at the same time testimony was being taken for this ordinance. Guest speaker, Kim Statton, spoke before the committee regarding the pros and cons of "breed specific" ordinances. She gave background information about her career in the animal field. In summation she stated that while she was against being breed specific she was in favor of spaying and neutering animals. Also testifying were: Kim Rawle, Abigail York, Gail Longstaff, Monekia Shannon, Kevin Brown, Douglas Gray, Whitney Smith, Kelly Mahler, John Schorr, Steve & Kristi Ashton, Dr. Lawrence Kovac, Sherre Morris, Cheryl Farris, Russ Krohn, Shannon Wells, Lamar Mickens, Miles Thomas, Edward Pace and Max Arzate.
Ayes: 4 - Hermann, Schumacher, Glover, Nash
Nays: 0

060816
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 54, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Article IV, Salvage Motor Vehicles and Salvage Motor Vehicle Parts Dealers and enacting in lieu thereof a new article of like number and subject matter and applying appropriate regulation and fees concerning the establishment of a salvage motor vehicle and salvager motor vehicle parts dealer license and permit.


NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (9/6/2006)"
This item was held until the next meeting of the committee.

060833
Amending Chapter 14, Code of Ordinances, relating to Animal Health and Public Safety by repealing Sections 14-1 and 14-29 relating to animals and enacting in lieu thereof two new sections of like number and subject matter.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD OFF AGENDA"
This item was placed on the Semi-Annual Docket for later consideration. Testimony for this item was included with that of ordinance no. 060806 pertaining to pit bulls.
 
 There will be a general discussion of current Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee issues. No additional business was discussed.