The Jackson County Legislature met Monday, Feb. 23, 2009, at the Jackson County Courthouse Annex in Independence, 308 W. Kansas Ave., and took the following action (unanimous unless noted.)

The Jackson County Legislature met Monday, Feb. 23, 2009, at the Jackson County Courthouse Annex in Independence, 308 W. Kansas Ave., and took the following action (unanimous unless noted.)



Ordinances held

Appropriating $255,410 from the fund balance of the anti-drug sales tax fund for the county to enter agreements with certain outside agencies that engage in anti-drug prevention activities.

Transferring $142,062 within the general fund and appropriating $231,651 from the grant fund to accept a grant from the Missouri Department of Public Safety for a program focused on prevention and prosecution of sexual assaults.

Appropriating $43,543 from the fund balance of the grant fund and authorizing the extension to the coordinated community response to domestic violence grant.



Resolutions passed

Transferring $43,224 within the 2009 General Fund to cover miscellaneous costs within the Kansas City Board of Election Commissioners.

Authorizing the county executive to enter into a cooperative agreement with the Jackson County Historical Society for record archiving services at a cost not to exceed $42,275.

Awarding a 12-month lease contract with Eastern Jackson County USSSA Umpire Association of Independence to furnish baseball and softball umpire services for the Parks and Recreation Department.

Awarding a 12-month term contract to Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Lenexa, Kan., for the furnishing of soft drinks for resale by the Parks and Recreation Department.

Awarding a 12-month contract to County Beverage Company of Lee’s Summit and Central States Beverage Company of Kansas City for the furnishing of soft drinks for resale by the Parks and Recreation Department.



Resolutions held

Transferring $187,865 within the anti-drug sales tax fund to cover salaries for the Jackson County Drug Court program and the purchase of computers and computer-related hardware and software.