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Legislation #: 080152 Introduction Date: 2/7/2008
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 3/2/2008
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER HERMANN
Title: Amending Section 2-112, code of ordinances, entitled “Duties of city auditor” by requiring the City Auditor to provide copies of each audit or report provided to the City Council to the Municipal Officials and Officers Ethics Commission.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
2/7/2008 Filed by the Clerk's office
2/7/2008 Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
2/13/2008 Do Pass
2/14/2008 Assigned to Third Read Calendar
2/21/2008 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 080152

 

Amending Section 2-112, code of ordinances, entitled Duties of city auditor by requiring the City Auditor to provide copies of each audit or report provided to the City Council to the Municipal Officials and Officers Ethics Commission.

 

WHEREAS, the Municipal Officials and Officers Ethics Commission is responsible to investigate complaints of unethical behavior; and

 

WHEREAS, the Commission is authorized to instigate investigations on its own initiative; and

 

WHEREAS, the reports of the City Auditor may provide insight to the Commission on current situations or circumstances within the Citys operations; NOW, THEREFORE

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That Section 2-112, Code of Ordinances, entitled Duties of city auditor, is amended to read as follows:

 

Sec. 2-112. Duties of city auditor.

 

(a) In general. The duties of the City Auditor shall be as provided by the Charter and by the specific provisions of this chapter.

 

(b) Distribution of audits and reports to Ethics Commission.

 

(1) Normal distribution. When audits or reports are presented to the City Council, or if no presentation is to be made when the audits or reports are distributed to the City Council, the City Auditor will provide copies of the audits or reports to the members of the Municipal Officials and Officers Ethics Commission for their information and consideration.

 

(2) Closed material. Should any audit or report contain information closed to public review, the City Auditor will make that information available to members of the Commission for review at the City Auditors office or other acceptable location.

 


(3) Internet. At the request of any member of the Commission the City Auditor may distribute the Web site link at which the report can be located in lieu of the printed audit or report.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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William Geary

Assistant City Attorney