United Nations Day 2022. A symbol of hope for global unity
Mayor Q spoke at the 51st annual UN Day event. https://www.una-kc.org/
Happy Diwali to our Hindu brothers and sisters – enjoy your festival of lights!
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022
Board of Police Commissioners met. You can watch the meeting here: https://youtu.be/8foWae-etws
Council Member Ryana Parks-Shaw addressed community safety in the wake of the missing women cases on Prospect Avenue in the 5th District. She presented a request to review the “runaway” policy for missing persons. Inaction of the KCPD on the missing persons cases was raised. Concerns about the KCPD lack of reports and action on missing Black women remains.
KC Defender coverage on this case is here: https://kansascitydefender.com/justice/black-woman-kidnapped-prospect-excelsior-springs-serial-killer/
There will be public forums for the selection of the Police Chief. Where and when was not clear.
Lexipol presentation – Lexipol is a consulting firm that does “risk management” for police, public safety, and local government. Presentation was about “policy solutions.”
Wednesday, Oct 26, 2022
Former Mayor Charles Wheeler has passed. Rest in Peace. Our condolences to his family.
TIO Committee – 10/26/2022 @ 9 am
ZOOM, using this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84530222968
Three items from Aviation, one from Water.
Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee – 10/26/2022 @ 10:30 am
Law, DV Shelter operations, Human Resources, Health Department items
Cure Violence Model – $2 million (Health Grants Fund). Fact sheet doesn’t match. Grant from
Pathway Financial – use of 1520 E. 18th (18th and Vine) – lease approval.
Citywide Business Plan, 2024-2028 (Five-year Planning Model) – City Manager and Citywide strategic planning (financial).
Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee @1:30 PM
220932 – Rezonng 25+ acres, preliminary development plan. 179 rsidential units.
220936 – Rezoning – 2 acres+ 5220 Troost – 49/63 Neighborhood – This is the Foutch Company for a property adjacent to St. Francis Xavier Parish. There is a deed restriction filed.
140374 – EDCKC and Bough sponsoring a Redevelopment Project, Bannister and Wornall TIF Plan
Center Planning and Development Council, West Bannister Neighborhood Assn.
This is the TIF that supported the redevelopment of the Burns and Mac HQ – 9450 Wornall/Ward Parkway.
220612: Chapter 18 – Periodic building inspections for Any building greater than 4 stories in height – built before 1950.
220722 – 7535 N. Flintock case related to sewer and sanitary access. Non neighborhood associations on record for this location.
Metro Area Task Force: Kansas City Human Rights Commission
Wednesday, Oct 26, 2022, at 4:00 PM CST
Zoom Meeting: Join on your computer or mobile device
Or call in (audio only) at (312) 626-6799
Meeting ID: 869 9472 1298 Passcode: 807612
Thursday – October 27, 2022
10:00 am – Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage Center 3700 Blue Pkwy
Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II and Jackson County officials for roundtable discussion of the Good DEED Act. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, II (D-Mo.) and Rep. Dwight Evans (D-PA) introduced the Good DEED Act. Press release here: https://cleaver.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/chairman-cleaver-rep-evans-introduce-legislation-combat-deed-fraud
The bill aims to define deed fraud as a scheme where thieves steal property by filing fake deeds. It also would create a program to help track and fight deed fraud. It also calls for funding to help victims of deed fraud with legal services.
Rep. Cleaver’s one pager is here: https://cleaver.house.gov/sites/evo-subsites/cleaver.house.gov/files/evo-media-document/good-deed-act-one-pager_0.pdf
3 pm – City Council – in Chambers and online: Meeting Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/s/89195928794
Agenda not available at time of publication.
Friday – October 28, 2022
Historic Preservation Commission for October 28, 2022, has been cancelled. The next regularly scheduled meeting is November 18, 2022. Please contact the Historic Preservation Office if you have any questions. 816-513-2902, email@example.com.
9:30 am – Violence Free KC meeting. No details available.
Coming up Next Week: Halloween – be safe out there Kansas City!