A meeting of the Board of Police Commissioners of Kansas City, Missouri was held on Tuesday, April 21, 2020, at KCPD Headquarters, Community Room, 1125 Locust, Kansas City.
Commissioner Nathan Garrett, President
Commissioner Cathy Dean, Vice President
Commissioner Don Wagner, Treasurer
Commissioner Mark Tolbert, Member
Mayor Quinton Lucas, Member
Mr. David V. Kenner, Secretary/Attorney
Richard Smith, Chief of Police
This meeting was called to order at 10:02 a.m. by Commissioner Garrett. Everyone in attendance did so via telephone conference. Mayor Lucas joined the meeting at 10:10 a.m.
Deputy Chief Karen True presented a memorandum dated April 20, 2020, detailing the following Supplemental Appropriations and Transfers for Fiscal Year 2019-20:
Acceptance of Ordinance 190637, which was passed by the City Council on August 15, 2019. Ordinance 190637 reduces the General Fund appropriations by $50,000.00. The City appropriated the funds for Boys and Girls Club of Kansas City, Missouri.
Acceptance of Ordinance 200237, which was passed by the City Council on April 9, 2020. The Ordinance increases the Department’s revenue by $856,331.00, and the appropriation is for detention services expenditures, overtime related to Kansas City Chiefs post season activities, and PPE for COVID-19.
Final transfers of appropriations to prepare for the closing of Fiscal Year 2020, preventing accounts from going deficit. The transfers include funding to appropriate $1,000,000 to the Liability Self Retention Fund from the General Fund for anticipated claims. This budget transfer will affect the General Fund, Public Safety Sales Tax Fund, Police Grants Fund, Special Services Special Revenue Fund, and the Grants Special Revenue Fund.
A motion was made by Commissioner Dean, with a second by Commissioner Tolbert, to accept Ordinances 190637 and 200237, and to approve the supplemental appropriations and transfers for Fiscal Year 2019-20, as presented. The vote was 4-0. Following polling, Commissioner Garrett voted aye, Commissioner Dean voted aye, Commissioner Tolbert voted aye, and Commissioner Wagner voted aye.
Mayor Lucas joined the meeting at 10:10 a.m.
Commissioner Garrett thanked Mayor Lucas for his continued leadership and efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. Commissioner Dean requested an update on the OneIT Memorandum of Understanding. Chief Smith advised that he will provide an update during the closed session meeting on May 12, 2020.
A motion was made by Commissioner Dean, with a second by Commissioner Tolbert, to adjourn its open meeting at 10:11 a.m. The vote was 5-0 in favor. Following polling, Commissioner Garrett voted aye, Commissioner Dean voted aye, Commissioner Wagner voted aye, Commissioner Tolbert voted aye, and Mayor Lucas voted aye.