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Last Published: 8/12/2009 2:45:42 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - MARK FUNKHOUSER
Present:11 - DEB HERMANN, BILL SKAGGS, ED FORD, MELBA CURLS, SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, BETH GOTTSTEIN, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, TERRY RILEY, CATHY JOLLY, JOHN SHARP
Excused:1 - RUSS JOHNSON
 

090673
RESOLUTION - Declaring Sunday, August 9, 2009, as Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Day.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090674
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATION NUMBER E40488 through E40507


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090675
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulation E40626


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090664
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Approving the mayoral appointment of Lance McDonald to the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri and the Downtown Economic Stimulus Authority of Kansas City, Missouri.


Councilmember Skaggs Move to Amend
amendment will add another board tif and desa
Seconded by Councilmember Hermann
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Adopted as Amended

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 1 - Ford

090601
Reducing an appropriation in the 2007A GO Bond Fund in the amount of $1,000,000.00 and appropriating it to an account in the 2007A GO Bond Fund for the structural repairs to the American Royal Arena Facility - Exhibition Hall.


Passed
excluding 090615
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090615
(Sub.)
Cancelling the City Council standing committee meetings and legislative and business sessions scheduled for the week of August 17, 2009.


Councilmember Skaggs Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Circo
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Passed as Substituted and Amended

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090625
Approving a settlement agreement with AT&T/SBC Landline in the amount of $10,705,989.35 and authorizing the City Attorney to execute the necessary documents.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090626
Appropriating $516,713.48 to various accounts in the MDFB Loan-Harley Davidson Fund (No. 3260); estimating $127,997.48 in revenue in the General Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and authorizing the Director of Finance to close the MDFB Loan-Harley Davidson Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090628
Authorizing acceptance and approval of a weatherization grant from Empire District Gas Company in the amount of $5,201.00; reestimating revenue in the amount of $2,183.00; appropriating the sum of $8,141.00 in the Special Housing Rehabilitation Loan Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090630
Approving the plat of Brighton Crossing Condominium Tenth Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1230J)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090634
Accepting and approving a one-year $31,454.00 contract amendment with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to promote heart disease and stroke prevention through implementation and evaluation of community interventions; and increasing appropriations in the amount of $1,378.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090635
Accepting a one year $320,000.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for the Building Blocks of Missouri program which promotes a healthy and safe parenting and home environment.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090580
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District PD/C-2 on a 9 acre tract of land generally located at the southwest corner of W. 103rd Street and Wornall Road. (6667-PD-35)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090631
Approving the Leased Property Revenues Budget for Fiscal Year 2009-2010, representing proceeds received by the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, under a sublease agreement for the Isle of Capri-Kansas City, Inc., site.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090622
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Expressing the City Council’s support for improvements by the Missouri Department of Transportation to the I-435 and I-70 Interchange, and support for keeping the Manchester Interchange at I-70 open while all parties work to find a means to keep the interchange open permanently.


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090624
Authorizing a $1,630,850.00 Facility Repair and Maintenance Roofing Contract with Kirberg Company, Inc for roof replacement at the Paccar Building and authorizing the Director of General Services to expend $1,800,000.00 for said repairs.


Councilmember Sharp Move To Hold On Docket

Seconded by Councilmember Ford
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Held on Docket (8/13/2009)

090645
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to develop a signature green solution to repair the South Plaza of City Hall, and use a design competition as a method to select this solution.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: 090553 (sub) 090665 (sub) ADVANCE DEBATES: 090589 090633 090652 (sub) ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME.
 
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090553
(Sub.)
Reducing and reallocating an appropriation in the General Fund in the amount of $225,000.00 for the operation of recycling drop-off centers; and authorizing a one-year renewal of the recycling drop-off centers management and environmental education agreement with Bridging the Gap.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090665
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Directors of Aviation and Public Works to execute amendments to cooperative agreements with the Tax Increment Financing Commission; reducing appropriations in the Capital Improvements Sales Tax Fund; and appropriating $300,000.00 for improvements to N. Amity Avenue beginning at Tiffany Springs Road and running south approximately 1,800 feet.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090589
Authorizing the Director of Convention and Entertainment Facilities to execute a contract with the Westport Regional Business League for an amusement and entertainment shuttle service.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090633
Reducing the Contingent Appropriation in the General Fund by $1,200,000.00; and appropriating $1,200,000.00 in the General Fund to the Apartment Rebate Program.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090652
(Sub.)
Estimating revenue of $148,000.00 in the Police Grants Fund; and appropriating $148,000.00 in the Police Grant Fund to purchase and install 25 aircards and mobile data computers.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF THE ORDINANCE ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCE ON SECOND READING ON PAGE 6 TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090655
Adjusting appropriations in various Bartle Hall construction funds of the City, transferring $12,796,558.45 from the Bartle Series 1990 B-1 and Series 1991B funds to the Convention and Sports Complex Fund to pay debt service costs for FY 2009-10; and authorizing the Director of Finance to close the KCMAC Bartle Hall Refunding and Improvement Series 1990 B-1 Fund (No 3850) and the KCMAC Bartle Hall Leasehold Improvement Series 1991B Fund (No. 3860).


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090617
(Sub.)
Amending Ordinance No. 65671, Sections 1 and 3 which vacated a portion of Juniper Avenue north of N.W. Barry Road, Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri, which will correct the legal description, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (955-V)


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

090640
Estimating revenue from assessments and appropriating funds for the 22nd Street Neighborhood Improvement District.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

090648
Dedicating for public use a portion of City-owned property located at 2500 Campbell Street, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance.


Add to Consent Docket

090659
Partially releasing various easements in Clay and Platte Counties, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record the documents.


Add to Consent Docket

090649
Accepting and approving one year $51,000.00 and $118,000.00 contracts with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for children with special health care needs; increasing revenue in the amount of $3,260.00; and increasing appropriations in the amount of $10,856.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Add to Consent Docket

090661
Appropriating $200,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Inmate Security Fund (No. 2760) to the Municipal Court for security improvements at the Municipal Court; and designating requisitioning authority.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENT FOR READING OF ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS BE WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON FIRST READING ON PAGES 7-10 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090672
Establishing Fund No. 3331, the Special Obligation Bonds 2009E – Performing Arts Garage Fund; estimating $53,236,704.00 in revenue in that Fund and appropriating it; designating requisitioning authorities; and authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon completion.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090677
Reestablishing the financial policies governing the use of the Liberty Memorial Endowment principal and earned investment income.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090680
Amending Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 090181 by repealing Section 1 and enacting in its place a new Section 1, increasing the taxes levied for the general fund, health fund, and museum fund.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090681
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by 911 E. Walnut, LLC, Claim No. T0910-0015ZZ.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090683
Reducing surplus appropriations in the Liberty Memorial Endowment Fund; designating the Liberty Memorial Endowment Fund as a non-continuing fund of the City; transferring prior year revenue and other grant proceeds totaling $116,889.00 in the Liberty Memorial Project Fund to the Liberty Memorial Endowment Fund.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090686
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2, Administration, Article VII, Officers and Employees, Division 2, Code of Ethics of the Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new Section 2-1011.5, Definitions, which includes a term defining “confidential information” and enacting a new Section 2-1023, relating to confidential information.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090689
Authorizing the Director of Finance to make mid-year adjustments to certain accounts including appropriating Unappropriated Fund Balance within the Capital Improvement Sales Tax Fund, in the amount of $300,000.00; estimating additional revenues; and increasing appropriations within the PILOTs (6830) Fund.


Referred to Finance and Audit Committee

090669
Rezoning an area of approximately 179 acres generally bounded by Swope Parkway and Bruce Watkins Drive on the north, E. 51st Street on the south, The Paseo on the west and a line midway between Wabash Avenue and Prospect Avenue on the east from Districts R-2b, R-4, R-5-p, C-1 and C-2 to District R-1b. (14028-P).


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090670
Rezoning an area of approximately 245 acres generally bounded by E. 51st Street on the north, E. 56th Street on the south, The Paseo on the west and a line midway between Wabash Avenue and Prospect Avenue on the east, from Districts R-2a, R-2b and C-1 to District R-1b. (14028-P-1).


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090671
Rezoning an area of approximately 185 acres generally bounded by E. 56th Street on the north, properties fronting the south side of E. 59th Street on the south, The Paseo on the west and a line midway between Wabash Avenue and Prospect Avenue on the east, and properties between The Paseo and Blue Hills Road south to 62nd Terrace (extended), and both sides of Park Avenue and Olive Street and the west side of Wabash Avenue south to E. 60th Street, from Districts R-2a and R-2b to District R-1b. (14028-P-2).


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090676
Condemning and taking temporary easements on private properties for the construction and maintenance of street improvements along 60th Street Terrace, east of Jackson Avenue, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations by the Capital Improvement Management Office; consenting to the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney, on behalf of the City; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance with the Recorder of Deeds in Jackson County, Missouri.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090688
Approving the Petition and adding real property to the Martin City Community Improvement District.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090690
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District C-3a1-p on a 6.1 acre tract of land generally located at the northwest corner of N.E. 79th Terrace and N. Oak Street Trafficway. (7839-P-10)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090678
Reducing an appropriation in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $845,000.00 and appropriating it to various accounts in the Capital Improvements Fund for projects in the Third Council District.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090679
Authorizing acceptance of a $300,000.00 grant from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City; appropriating and estimating revenues in the amount of $300,000.00 to the HCF Aim4Peace account; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090682
Accepting and approving a two-year $334,168.00 grant extension award from the U.S. Department of Justice on Violence Against Women grant to encourage arrest policies and enforcement of protection orders program; establishing revenue in the amount of $334,168.00 in the Domestic Violence Shelter Operations Fund; estimating appropriations in the amount of $334,168.00 in the Domestic Violence Shelter Operations Fund; and authorizing execution of a contract in the amount of $334,168.00 with Rose Brooks Centers, Inc.; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090687
RESOLUTION - Establishing unified policies, framework and systems to address high school dropout rates, school truancy and curfew enforcement to improve the opportunities for young people in Kansas City, Missouri and directing the committee to report the comprehensive plan to the Mayor, City Council and City Manager in January 2010.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090684
Estimating revenue and appropriating the sum of $365,000.00 in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds to complete the remaining segment of the Indian Creek Greenway Trail to its merger with the Blue River Trail; designating the requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090685
Reallocating current funding in the Capital Improvements Fund for the construction and maintenance of storm and sanitary sewers from the Public Works Department to the Water Services Department; and declaring an emergency.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090691
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a $1,061,682.00 contract with URS Corporation for Contract No. 991, Project No. 81000537, Middle Blue River Basin Green Solutions Pilot Project; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $1,061,682.00 for the project from previously appropriated funds; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Sharp Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090692
Approving a contract with the Community Christian Church in the total amount of $2,000.00 for an event and project from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund.


Councilmember Sharp Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Ford
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Sharp Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090693
Approving a contract with the Jazz District Renaissance Corporation in the total amount of $3,000.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund.


Councilmember Ford Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Sharp
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Sharp Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090694
Approving a contract with the American Jazz Museum in the total amount of $14,000.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund.


Councilmember Sharp Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Ford
Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Sharp Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090695
Approving a contract with the Platte County Economic Development Council, Inc., in the total amount of $13,100.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund.


Councilmember Sharp Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Riley
Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Sharp Move To Introduce

090696
Reducing appropriations in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $685,000.00 and appropriating it to accounts in the Capital Improvements Fund for projects in the Sixth Council District.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Ford Move To Introduce

090697
Authorizing the Director of Public Work to execute a cooperative agreement with Hunt Midwest Real Estate Development, Inc. for the construction of the Line Creek Trail.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Ford Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 9 - Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 3 - Hermann, Skaggs, Funkhouser

090698
Amending Chapter 2, Administration, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 2-54 through 2-56, 2-59, 2-70 and 2-71 and enacting in lieu thereof new Sections 2-54, through 2-56, 2-59 and 2-70 of similar subject matter all relating to City volunteers.


Councilmember Ford Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Circo
Ayes: 9 - Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 3 - Hermann, Skaggs, Funkhouser


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 3 - Hermann, Skaggs, Funkhouser
 
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