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Last Published: 1/25/2010 12:38:06 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:3 - DEB HERMANN, JAN MARCASON, JOHN SHARP
Out:2 - SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, BETH GOTTSTEIN
 
 
 Budget Implementation Discussion (This will be discussed at the beginning of the meeting.) There was no discussion this week.

100009
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for workers' compensation benefits filed by James Taylor for injuries from an accident on April 2, 2003, while employed by the City.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
This item was discussed in closed session then voted on.
Ayes: 3 - Hermann, Marcason, Sharp
Nays: 0

100027
Stating the intent of the Council regarding the site formerly occupied by the Municipal Correctional Institute; estimating revenue from the AT&T Landline Municipal Tax Settlement in the amount of $1,852,872.00 in the General Fund and appropriating it for work on the Municipal Correctional Institute site; and designating requisitioning authority.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/20/2010)"
This item was held one week in order to obtain additional information about the ordinance.

080935
Amending Chapter 62, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 62-1 through 62-12 and Sections 62-41 through 62-55, and enacting new sections in lieu thereof for the purpose of updating the solid waste code to reflect current refuse collection and management practices; eliminating all payments in lieu of City-provided services to mobile home developments, travel trailer camps, buildings containing seven or more dwelling units, and neighborhood associations; and eliminating the board of refuse appeals.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/20/2010)"
This item was held one week.

090980
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2 of the Code of Ordinances by repealing Section 2-113 and enacting in its place a new section, relating to contract and agency audits.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS SECOND COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Gary White, City Auditor, stated that all the issues that had been raised were now resolved. He also stated that the 2nd Committee Substitute changed the places in the ordinance that named the City Auditor to the City Manager.
Ayes: 3 - Hermann, Marcason, Sharp
Nays: 0

090981
(Sub.)
Establishing the Special Allocation Agency Fund in the records of the City; funding and appropriating a total of $5,581,399.00 in the fund; designating requisitioning authority; stating the intention of the Council to limit the time frame in which the City will make available reported economic activity taxes for reimbursements for redevelopment project costs in new tax increment financing plans and projects and amendments to existing tax increment financing plans and projects; and requesting the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, to implement this policy.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Jeff Yates, CFO, stated that this ordinance would help resolve issues with Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Payments for new developments. The plan also called for payments to be made in three increments to the commission instead of in one lump sum.
Ayes: 3 - Hermann, Marcason, Sharp
Nays: 0

090983
Recognizing the termination of the employment of Wayne Cauthen as City Manager.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/20/2010)"
This item was discussed in closed session then held one week.
 
 The Monthly Financial Report for November, 2009 will be presented. Jeff Yates, CFO and Gary Morris, Finance Department, presented the information for the November, 2009 fiscal period. The overall report showed expenditures up and revenues down. There was an allocation for the one time telephone settlement but when that is removed the statistics show that all tax categories are down. There may be general discussion(s) on current Finance and Audit Committee issues. Pursuant to the following subsections of Section 610.021 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, there may be a closed session to discuss: (1) legal matters, litigation, or privileged communications with attorneys, pursuant to subsection 1; (2) real estate, pursuant to subsection 2; (3) personnel, pursuant to subsection 3 and 13; and/or (4) sealed bids or proposals, pursuant to subsection 12. The committee voted to go into closed session to discuss legal and personnel matters.