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Last Published: 11/16/2020 6:03:57 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
 

200828
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by amending Sections 2-1251, 2-1262 and 2-1267 to include clinical psychologists as potential appointees to medical boards for purposes of determining disability retirement in the firefighters’ pension system.


FINANCE, GOVERNANCE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
Donna Maize, Kansas City Fire Department, testified on this ordinance. This ordinance expands the definition of the System's Medical Board to include clinical psychologists, in addition to physicians. The Medical Board conducts examinations and provides written opinions on disability applicants.
Ayes: 6 - Shields, Hall, Parks-Shaw, Robinson, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

200838
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to coordinate among the City Planning and Development Department, the Parks and Recreation Department, and other interested city entities to develop policies and procedures and proposed amendments to the Code of Ordinances for the removal or revocation of street, boulevard and parkway names and to report back to the City Council with the recommendations.


FINANCE, GOVERNANCE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (10/7/2020)"
There was no discussion on this item.

200841
Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute a $1,000,000.00 Contract Extension with ReDiscover, a Nonprofit Corporation, to operate the Kansas City Assessment and Triage Center located at 2600 E. 12th Street, Kansas City, Missouri.


FINANCE, GOVERNANCE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
Megan Phannenstiel, Municipal Court, Testified on this ordinance.This supplier has been performing these services for the City for four (4) years under a previously awarded contract. Based on their experience with the City, relationships within the community, and the specialized nature of the duties, the Court is recommending that the contract be renewed. The contract scope would remain the same and the mechanism for funding -- pass through of funds from area hospitals -- would remain intact
Ayes: 6 - Shields, Hall, Parks-Shaw, Robinson, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

200837
Amending Chapter 38, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 38-1, and enacting a new section of like number and subject matter, for the purpose of prohibiting bans or restrictions on natural hair or hairstyles; and establishing an effective date.


FINANCE, GOVERNANCE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Paul Pierce, Human Relations Department and Councilmember Parks-Shaw testified on this ordinance. This ordinance amends Chapter 38, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 38-1, and enacting a new section of like number and subject matter, for the purpose of prohibiting bans or restrictions on natural hair or hairstyles. There is a digital copy of the presentation on file in the City Clerks Office.
Ayes: 6 - Shields, Hall, Parks-Shaw, Robinson, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

200833
Authorizing the Director of the Convention and Entertainment Facilities Department to enter into a five (5) year agreement commencing on May 1, 2021 with the Convention and Visitors Bureau of Greater Kansas City, Inc., d/b/a Visit KC, a corporation formed and existing under Chapter 355, RSMO, to provide services for the promotion of convention and tourism business within Kansas City, Missouri with a one (1) year option to renew at City’s option. Funding for the agreement will be appropriated based upon estimated Fiscal Year 2021-22 Adopted Budget Hotel/Motel revenue collections.


FINANCE, GOVERNANCE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (10/7/2020)"
There was no discussion on this item.

200527
Authorizing the Director of Human Relations Department to execute a renewal of a Limited Term Contract (LTC) in the amount of $51,000.00 for a DBE Coordinator.


FINANCE, GOVERNANCE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (10/7/2020)"
There was no discussion on this item.

200807
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Adopting the 2020-2024 Citywide Business Plan including City Goals, the Financial Strategic Plan, and the Balanced Scenario of the Five-Year Planning Model; and directing the City Manager to align departmental strategic plans and business plans to the Citywide Business Plan.


FINANCE, GOVERNANCE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (10/7/2020)"
There was no discussion on this item.
Ayes: 6 - Shields, Hall, Parks-Shaw, Robinson, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0
 
 1. The Finance Department will present the Public Safety goal of the 2020-2024 Citywide Business Plan
 
 Kitty Steffens, Budget Office, presented. The goal of Public Safety is to protect Kansas City residents, visitors, and employees by providing comprehensive, high quality public safety and public health services, including strategies to prevent or significantly reduce public safety and public health problems and threats in a timely manner.The City’s strategy for success begins with guiding principles, stated as the City’s vision and mission. From there the Citywide Business plan details how the vision and mission of the City will be realized by setting goals, outlining objectives, and identifying metrics to track progress and success. The Budget Process creates actions around the Citywide Business plan, providing resources to accomplish the six City Goals adopted by City Council in the plan. The Budget steers the City’s operations each year to achieve goals, which serve the mission and vision of Kansas City.
 
 2. KC Streetcar Update
 
 Jason Waldron,Street & Traffic and Tammy Queen, Finance Department testified on this ordinance. The downtown streetcar line is half a mile to Berkley Riverfront, from 3rd Street and Grand Boulevard to the base of the Grand Avenue Bridge near the Union Berkley Apartments. This extension will not only connect downtown to the riverfront but it will afford numerous other benefits in mobility, improved connectivity, and economic development. The Riverfront extension will increase the safety and enhance the livability of residents and visitors and introduce a park-and-ride opportunity to the Riverfront. The Streetcar expansion will provide convenient access for those commuting from the Northland metro to Downtown.
 
 3 .Staff from the City Auditor’s Office and the Human Resources Department will present an ARTS report for the City Should Educate Employees to Make Informed Retirement Decisions audit.
 
 Due to time constraints this item was held until 10.7.2020
 
 4. Staff from the City Auditor’s Office and the Finance Department will present an ARTS report for the retroactive Pay Adjustments: Employees Deserve Timely Pay Increases audit.
 
 Due to time constraints this item was held until 10.7.2020
 
 5. Closed Session • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 1 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss legal matters, litigation, or privileged communications with attorneys; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 2 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss real estate; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsections 3 and 13 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss personnel matters; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 9 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss employee labor negotiations; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 11 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss specifications for competitive bidding; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 12 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss sealed bids or proposals; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 17 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss confidential or privileged communications with auditors.
 
 6. There may be additional general discussion regarding current Finance, Governance and Public Safety issues
 
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