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Legislation #: 080042 Introduction Date: 1/10/2008
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 1/27/2008
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing the Director of Finance to proceed with additional collection efforts for delinquent special assessments under an agreement with Linebarger Goggan Blair Sampson, LLP; estimating revenue from collection efforts and increasing the appropriation in various funds of the City by $960,600.00; appropriating $240,150.00 from various funds of the City for payment of collection fees to the Linebarger Goggan Blair Sampson, LLP Collection Firm for collection of delinquent special assessments; and designating requisitioning authority.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
1/7/2008 Filed by the Clerk's office
1/10/2008 Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
1/16/2008 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
1/17/2008 Passed

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Linebarger fact sheetRVSD.xls Fact Sheet 31K Fact Sheet RVSD

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ORDINANCE NO. 080042

 

Authorizing the Director of Finance to proceed with additional collection efforts for delinquent special assessments under an agreement with Linebarger Goggan Blair Sampson, LLP; estimating revenue from collection efforts and increasing the appropriation in various funds of the City by $960,600.00; appropriating $240,150.00 from various funds of the City for payment of collection fees to the Linebarger Goggan Blair Sampson, LLP Collection Firm for collection of delinquent special assessments; and designating requisitioning authority.

 

WHEREAS, the City has an existing Master Collection Agreement (the Agreement) with the Linebarger Goggan Blair Sampson, LLP that is currently being used for collection of delinquent earnings taxes, municipal court fines, etc.; and

 

WHEREAS, the City has an estimated $960,600.00 in delinquent special assessments to be collected by Linebarger Goggan Blair Sampson, LLP; and

 

WHEREAS, the Linebarger Goggan Blair Sampson, LLP collection fee rate is twenty-five (25%) of the amount collected; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That the Director of Finance is authorized to proceed with additional collection efforts for delinquent special assessments under an agreement with Linebarger.

Section 2. That the revenue in the following accounts is hereby estimated in the following amounts: 

08-1000-121450-484000 Collections from Assessments $500,000.00

08-2570-121450-484000 Collections from Assessments 200.00

08-2600-121450-484000 Collections from Assessments 200.00

08-3030-121450-484000 Collections from Assessments 900.00

08-3190-121450-484000 Collections from Assessments 95,000.00

08-5100-121450-484000 Collections from Assessments 315,000.00

08-5350-121450-484000 Collections from Assessments 8,100.00

08-6800-121450-484000 Collections from Assessments 600.00

08-6810-121450-484000 Collections from Assessments 1,600.00

08-8010-121450-484000 Collections from Assessments 39,000.00

TOTAL $960,600.00

Section 3. That the sum of $240,150.00 is hereby appropriated from the Unappropriated fund balances of Funds 1000, 2570, 2600, 3030, 3190, 5100, 5350, 6800, 6810, and 8010 to the following accounts for payment of collection fees:

08-1000-121450-B General Fund (Weeds/Dang. Bldgs) $125,000.00

08-2570-121450-B Community Dev (Demolitions) 50.00

08-2600-121450-B Community Dev (Sidewalks) 50.00

08-3030-121450-B Streets & Avenue (Sidewalks) 225.00

08-3190-121450-B Revolving Pub Improv. (Sidewalks) 23,750.00

08-5100-121450-B Sewer Spec Assmts (Joint/Lateral) 78,750.00

08-5350-121450-B MIBD Debt Service (Sidewalks) 2,025.00

08-6800-121450-B Westport Spec Business District 150.00

08-6810-121450-B Union Hill Spec Business District 400.00

08-8010-121450-B Water Spec Assmts 9,750.00

TOTAL $240,150.00

Section 4. That the Director of Finance is hereby designated as requisitioning authority for all accounts listed in Section 3.

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I hereby certify that there is a balance, otherwise unencumbered, to the credit of the appropriation to which the foregoing expenditure is to be charged, and a cash balance, otherwise unencumbered, in the treasury, to the credit of the fund from which payment is to be made, each sufficient to meet the obligation hereby incurred.

 

 

 

________________________________

Wanda J. Gunter

Acting Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

________________________________

Stephen Walsh

Assistant City Attorney