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File #: 210581    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/30/2021 In control: Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Committee
On agenda: 7/1/2021 Final action: 8/5/2021
Title: Directing the City Manager to review Kansas City's current policies related to inspection of building structures owned or leased by the City, engaging with stakeholders who can provide recommendations on appropriate safety protocols to ensure the structures are safe for occupancy on a regular basis and report back to the City Council within 90 days.
Sponsors: Quinton Lucas
Attachments: 1. No Fact Sheet, 2. Resolution 210581 Presentation GS and CPD (002) 7.21.2021, 3. Authenticated Resolution 210581

RESOLUTION NO. 210581

 

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Directing the City Manager to review Kansas City’s current policies related to inspection of building structures owned or leased by the City, engaging with stakeholders who can provide recommendations on appropriate safety protocols to ensure the structures are safe for occupancy on a regular basis and report back to the City Council within 90 days.

 

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WHEREAS, the tragic collapse of a condominium and loss of life in Surfside, Florida on June 24, 2021, brought to the forefront the need for buildings owned or leased by Kansas City to be inspected for structural integrity; and

 

WHEREAS, third party structural integrity reports on City owned or leased structures above a certain height may be deemed appropriate and necessary as determined by the City Manager’s review; and

 

WHEREAS, the Council of Kansas City desires the City Manager conduct a review of Kansas City’s current polices related to buildings owned or leased by the City to ensure the safety of all individuals who occupy or visit those buildings at any hour of the day or night; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

The City Manager is directed to review Kansas City’s current policies related to inspection of building structures owned or leased by the City and to report back to City Council within 90 days with recommendations on appropriate safety protocols to ensure the structures are safe for occupancy on a regular basis, and to identify a funding mechanism to pay for any recommended action.

 

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