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File #: 220574    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/30/2022 In control: Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Committee
On agenda: 7/13/2022 Final action:
Title: RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to negotiate with Jackson County to partner in providing effective rehabilitation and detention services in the Jackson County New Detention Center Campus.
Attachments: 1. 220574 No Fact Sheet, 2. Fiscal Note - 220574

RESOLUTION NO. 220574

 

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RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to negotiate with Jackson County to partner in providing effective rehabilitation and detention services in the Jackson County New Detention Center Campus. 

 

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WHEREAS, the City has contracts with Johnson County, Missouri and Vernon County Missouri to provide detention services; and

 

WHEREAS, the City has inadequate opportunities for rehabilitation and detention services including substance abuse treatment, mental health and public safety; and

 

WHEREAS, the purpose of a City rehabilitation and detention center is to deter and prevent future harm; and

 

WHEREAS, the purpose of a City rehabilitation and detention center is also to provide comprehensive programming that aids in breaking the cycle of addiction and poverty; and

 

WHEREAS, the City needs to have a long-term solution to provide opportunities for

rehabilitation and detention services including substance abuse treatment, mental health and public safety; NOW, THEREFORE,

                     

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the City Manager is directed to negotiate with Jackson County to partner in providing effective rehabilitation and detention services in the Jackson County New Detention Center Campus. 

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