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Last Published: 6/26/2008 11:08:39 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - CATHY JOLLY
Present:4 - SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, CINDY CIRCO, MELBA CURLS, JOHN SHARP
 

080612
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 54, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new Article V, Secondary Metal Recyclers.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Councilman Sharp and Councilwoman Sanders-Brooks along with Gary Majors of Regulated Industries all testified regarding the Secondary Metal Recycling ordinance. They commented on how the lack of regulation, stiff penalties and oversight have had a negative impact on the recycling industry, victims of metal theft , the infrastructure and the community. The ordinance and the meetings were held were an attempt to bring the concerned parties together to combat this issue. There were further changes made to the ordinance and it was agreed on and pass out of committee.
Ayes: 5 - Jolly, Sanders Brooks, Circo, Curls, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 The 3rd Wednesday Council District Crime Report given by the KC Police Department. Chief Ritter, KCPD, was present to testify regarding the monthly crime report. He commented on Councilwoman Gottstein's recent ride along with officers, crime events of note in several council districts and the overview of what was being done to improve response time and crime prevention. There will be a presentation by Legal Aid. There may be general discussion of current Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee issues. There may be Closed Sessions to discuss a Real Estate Transaction pursuant to RSMo. 610.021(2) and a Legal Matter pursuant to RSMo. 610.021(1).