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Legislation #: 100138 Introduction Date: 2/11/2010
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 2/21/2010
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER RILEY
Title: Accepting supplemental funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the American Recovery and Revitalization Act (ARRA) to increase capitalization of the Kansas City Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund; estimating revenue and appropriating it in the amount of $2,086,267.00 in the Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund; reducing revenue in the General Fund in the amount of $926,267.00; reducing appropriations in the General Fund in the amount of $926,267.00; authorizing the Director of City Development to enter into an amended cooperative agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; and recognizing an emergency.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
2/11/2010 Filed by the Clerk's office
2/11/2010 Councilmember Riley Move to Advance
2/11/2010 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 100138

 

Accepting supplemental funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the American Recovery and Revitalization Act (ARRA) to increase capitalization of the Kansas City Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund; estimating revenue and appropriating it in the amount of $2,086,267.00 in the Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund; reducing revenue in the General Fund in the amount of $926,267.00; reducing appropriations in the General Fund in the amount of $926,267.00; authorizing the Director of City Development to enter into an amended cooperative agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; and recognizing an emergency.

 

WHEREAS, the City accepted a Brownfields Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund (“Brownfield RLF”) grant in 2000 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) in the amount of $500,000.00 and entered into EPA Cooperative Agreement No. BL-99791601 as authorized by Ordinance No. 001210; and 

 

WHEREAS, the City in 2007 accepted supplemental funding from the EPA in the amount of $500,000.00 to increase capitalization of the Kansas City Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund as authorized by Ordinance No. 070894; and

 

WHEREAS, the Brownfield RLF grant is an important source of low-interest, partially-forgivable loan capital that can be used to finance the cleanup of abandoned and underutilized properties to help create jobs and new economic opportunities for economically distressed communities in Kansas City; and 

 

WHEREAS, the City in 2009 submitted to EPA an application for additional RLF Supplemental Funding and another application for additional RLF Supplemental Funding from the American Recovery and Revitalization Act (ARRA) in response to two EPA invitations to certain cooperative agreement recipients of RLF grants; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Director of the Department of City Development is authorized to accept Supplemental RLF Funding from the EPA in the amount of $600,000.00 and to enter into an amendment of EPA Cooperative Agreement No. BF-97700901 accordingly. 

 

Section 2. That the Director of the Department of City Development is authorized to accept ARRA Supplemental RLF Funding from the EPA in the amount of $560,000.00 and to enter into EPA Cooperative Agreement No. 2B-97708801 accordingly. 

 

Section 3. That revenue in the following account of the General Fund is reduced by the following amount:

 

10-1000-640001-G64BRLF-476722 Brownfield Revolving Loan $ 926,267.00

 

Section 4. That the appropriation in the General Fund is reduced by the following amount:

 

10-1000-645020-B-G64BRLF Brownfield Revolving Loan $ 926,267.00

 

Section 5. That revenue in the following accounts of the Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund is estimated in the following amounts:

 

10-2550-640001-476722-G64BRLF Brownfield Revolving Loan $1,526,267.00

10-2550-640001-476722-G64BRLFST ARRA Brwnfld Revolving

Loan 560,000.00

TOTAL $2,086,267.00

 

Section 6. That the sum of $2,086,267.00 is appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Revolving Loan Fund to the following accounts:

 

10-2550-645020-B- G64BRLF Brownfield Revolving Loan

Fund Grant $1,526,267.00

10-2550-645020-A-G64BRLFST ARRA Brwnfld Revolving Loan 12,000.00

10-2550-645020-B-G64BRLFST ARRA Brwnfld Revolving Loan 542,600.00

10-2550-645020-C-G64BRLFST ARRA Brwnfld Revolving Loan 5,400.00

TOTAL $2,086,267.00

 

Section 7. That the Director of City Development is designated as requisitioning authority for Account No. 10-2550-645020.

 

Section 8. That this ordinance is recognized as an emergency measure within the provisions of Section 503 of the City Charter in that it appropriates money, and shall take effect in accordance with that section.

 

_____________________________________________

 

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.

 

 ___________________________________

Randall J. Landes

Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

  ___________________________________

Matthew Gigliotti

Assistant City Attorney