Last Published: 1/6/2017 8:41:22 AM
KANSAS CITY COMMITTEE RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SCOTT WAGNER
Present:3 - JOLIE JUSTUS, LEE BARNES JR., KEVIN MCMANUS
 

160929
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the role of the American Jazz Museum in maintaining the cultural history of Kansas City and accepting two positions on the board of directors of the American Jazz Museum, Inc.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "BE ADOPTED AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Jermaine Reed, 3rd district, in-district Councilman, testified that this resolution would foster a closer relationship with the City of Kansas City and The American Jazz Museum, which has amended its by-laws to reserve two positions on the board of directors of the American Jazz Museum, Inc. for two representatives of the City who may be members of the City Council, with a preference of the 3rd district representative, or employees of the City, to be appointed by the Mayor. This is to formalize the City's involvement with the American Jazz Museum by participating on its board of directors.
Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

160930
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute a contract amendment with Rand Construction Company (EV1679-4), in an amount not to exceed $1,600,000.00, for plumbing installation, maintenance and repair at various City-owned facilities; and authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to further amend the contract and to exercise one additional one year renewal option.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Darrell Everette, Procurement Services Division, testified that this ordinance would authorize the City to spend more than $1,300,000.00 (Council Ordinance Threshold) for plumbing installation, maintenance and repair at various City-owned facilities with funds previously budgeted by departments to Rand Construction Company. The Manager of Procurement Services will be authorized to further amend the contract to a maximum of $1, 600,000.00 and to exercise one additional one year renewal option without Council authorization.
Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

160931
Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute a $ 2,883,000.00 contract amendment with Kone Inc., for Citywide Elevator Services; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Eric Bosch, City Architect, testified that this ordinance would authorize a contract to upgrade the City's elevators to bring them into compliance with ADA standards, pursuant to the city's settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice, signed on July 26, 2012. The Manager of Procurement Services is authorized to amend contract no. EV1986 (City-Wide Elevator and Escalators Services Maintenance and Repair) with Kone Inc. in the amount not to exceed $1,673,000.00, for construction of Project No. 07111111 Bid Package 11 (Elevator ADA Upgrades and Modernization projects).
Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

160899
Accepting and approving a one year $199,915.06 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding for the Maternal and Child Health program.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Ursula Copeland, Program Manager, Health Department, testified that this ordinance would accept a 12 month (from October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017) contract with the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services for the Maternal and Child Health block grant in the amount of $199,915.06
Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

160905
Estimating revenue and appropriating $700,000.00 in the Police Grants Fund for the Smart Policing Innovation grant; and designating requisitioning authority.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Darryl Woodward, Police Department, testified that this ordinance would estimate and appropriate $700,000 in the Police Grants Fund. The funds will be used to implement a data driven, social media, police-community partnership pilot project to help reduce shootings and armed robberies at geographic hotspots in the city.
Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

160861
Calling an election on April 4, 2017, for the purpose of enacting a one-eighth cent economic development sales tax for 30 years as proposed by an initiative petition; enacting the sales tax contingent upon voter approval; directing the City Clerk to provide notice of the election; directing the City Clerk to provide notice to the Director of Revenue if the sales tax question is passed by the voters; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Dr. Vernon Howard, Pastor, St. Mark's Union Church, 1101 Euclid Ave, KCMO, and President of SCLC-Southern Christian Leadership Conference, testified that this ordinance is to consider and accept the ballot language of an initiative petition proposal for new sales tax. A Committee of Petitioners proposes the enactment of a new 1/8 sales tax for economic development purposes in the central part of the City. The City Charter requires an election.
Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0
 
 1. Staff from the Finance Department will present the following reports, all for the fiscal year ended April 30, 2016: A) Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) B) Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) C) OMB Circular A-133 Report D) Post Audit Communication Letter E) Management Letter and Response
 
 Tammy Queen and Finance Department staff, presented the financial audit results. The annual financial report was presented by Anne Kaps. The Popular Annual Financial Report and the Audit Communication Letter, were presented by Eric Clevenger A copy of the presentation materials are available in the City Clerk's Office.
 
 2. There may be a general discussion regarding current Finance and Governance Committee issues.
 
 3. 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. (5) confidential or privileged communications with auditors, pursuant to subsection 17. (6) preparation, including discussions, for negotiations with employee groups, pursuant to subsection 9.
 
 The City Clerk`s Office now has equipment for the hearing impaired for use with every meeting. To check out the equipment please see the secretary for each committee. Be prepared to leave your Driver`s License or State issued Identification Card with the secretary and she will give you the equipment. Upon returning the equipment your license will be returned.