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File #: 210852    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/16/2021 In control: Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Committee
On agenda: 9/16/2021 Final action:
Title: RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to implement a COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy for the City's workforce consistent with the requirements for federal employees.
Sponsors: Quinton Lucas, Katheryn Shields, Kevin McManus, Dan Fowler
Attachments: 1. 210852 No Fact Sheet
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RESOLUTION NO. 210852

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RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to implement a COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy for the City's workforce consistent with the requirements for federal employees.

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WHEREAS, the CDC has recommended vaccinations to maximize protection from COVID-19 and prevent possibly spreading it to others; and

WHEREAS, one COVID-19 vaccine has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and two others are currently authorized for emergency use; and

WHEREAS, Kansas City currently has a vaccination rate of less than fifty percent; and

WHEREAS, the City Council considers the health and safety of the City workforce and the public with which they interact a priority and believes all available actions should be taken to protect its workforce and the public; and

WHEREAS, on September 9, 2021, President Biden issued Executive Order 14043, Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees; and

WHEREAS, Executive Order 14043 requires implementation of programs to require COVID-19 vaccinations for all Federal employees with exceptions only as required by law; and

WHEREAS, it has been announced that the United States Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is developing an emergency temporary standard (ETS) to apply to private-sector workforces; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That the City Manager is directed to implement a COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy for the City's workforce consistent with any vaccination requirement for Federal employees.

Section 2. That the City Manager is directed to report back to Council within 14 days with an implementation plan for the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Policy.

Section 3. That the City Manager is directed to report back to Council on any ...

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