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Legislation #: 191044 Introduction Date: 12/12/2019
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Estimating and appropriating $135,409.00 in the Domestic Violence Shelter Operations Fund; authorizing the City Manager to accept a two year grant under the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) of 1984 administered by the State of Missouri’s Department of Social Services, in the amount of $135,409.00 with a match of funds from the City of $33,852.25 for a full-time victim assistant and a part-time victim assistant position in the Domestic Violence Victim Assistance Program in the City Prosecutor’s Office; and designating requisitioning authority.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
12/12/2019 Filed by the Clerk's office
12/12/2019 Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee
12/18/2019 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
12/19/2019 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 191044

 

Estimating and appropriating $135,409.00 in the Domestic Violence Shelter Operations Fund; authorizing the City Manager to accept a two year grant under the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) of 1984 administered by the State of Missouri’s Department of Social Services, in the amount of $135,409.00 with a match of funds from the City of $33,852.25 for a full-time victim assistant and a part-time victim assistant position in the Domestic Violence Victim Assistance Program in the City Prosecutor’s Office; and designating requisitioning authority.

 

WHEREAS, the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) was passed by Congress to assist states in providing high quality services that are directly related to the emotional healing and recovery of crime victims; and

 

WHEREAS, the primary purpose of these grants is to support the provision of direct services to victims of crime throughout the nation, to assist victims of crime as soon as possible in order to reduce the severity of the psychological and emotional consequences of the victimization, and to demonstrate on-going support for the victim in coping with the impact of the victimization; and

 

WHEREAS, the U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), administers these funds at the federal level, and the Missouri Department of Social Services administers the VOCA funds at the state level; and

 

WHEREAS, it is in the best interests of Kansas City, Missouri, and its citizens to receive this grant from the State of Missouri, Department of Social Services to secure assistance for its less fortunate citizens who have suffered physical or mental injury through acts which are in violation of criminal laws; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the revenue in the following account of the Domestic Violence Shelter Operations Fund is hereby estimated in the following amount:

 

20-2470-130001-471240-G13VOCA20 VOCA Grant $135,409.00

 

Section 2. That the amount of $135,409.00 is hereby appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Domestic Violence Shelter Operations Fund to the following account in the Domestic Violence Shelter Operations Fund:

 

20-2470-135701-A-G13VOCA20 VOCA Grant $135,409.00

 

Section 3. That the City Manager is to accept a two year grant under the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) of 1984 administered by the State of Missouri’s Department of Social Services, in the amount of $135,409.00 with a match of funds from the City of $33,852.25 in funds already in the City’s budget, to provide for a full-time victim assistant and a part-time victim assistant in the Domestic Violence Victim Assistance Program in the City Prosecutor’s Office.

 

Section 4. That the City Attorney is hereby designated as requisitioning authority for Account No. 20-2470-135701.

 

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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.

 

 

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Tammy L. Queen

Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Abby Pennell

Assistant City Attorney