Standing committees were canceled for the week of April 4-April 8.
In case you missed it:
Outgoing Police Chief Rick Smith announces the disbandment of the Missing Persons Unit in a presentation to South Kanas City Alliance. This decision was reportedly implemented two weeks ago. This story is developing, but details can be found here.
Upcoming this week (April 11-15):
Click links below for docket information. You can join some of these meetings via zoom (information provided on docket) or view on Channel 2, which can be found on the City’s YouTube page.
220273 RESOLUTION – Directing the City Manager to study the feasibility of establishing hygiene facilities in the City for people experiencing homelessness and report back to the Council in 60 days. Testimony was taken for this item, but a vote was not held. It will be further discussed.
Ordinance #220276 – Amending Chapter 50, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 50-107, Tenting without consent of landowner, and Section 50-161, Loitering, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter, which will limit to private property the prohibition on tenting without consent of landowner, and, for a loitering in traffic violation, require that a person willfully obstruct, impede, interfere with, hinder or delay the reasonable movement of vehicular or pedestrian traffic, and prevent a person from being guilty of loitering unless such person has been given a reasonable opportunity to comply with an order from law enforcement to move on or disperse, after receiving actual notice or where notice was directed to them and was reasonably likely to come to such person’s attention. This item was held, and more information has been requested.
Ordinance # 220099 (Sub.) Authorizing the creation of the Eastside Neighborhoods Organization; directing the City Manager to file Articles of Incorporation of a Nonprofit Corporation for said Organization with the Missouri Secretary of State, and Organization shall be composed of thirteen members.