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Legislation #: 120331 Introduction Date: 4/5/2012
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a contract with BKD, LLP, to perform the annual independent audit of the City’s books and records for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2012, and to perform other audit services, as requested; and further authorizing the Director of Finance to pay up to $598,300.00 in consideration for said audit and audit related services.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
4/4/2012 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/5/2012 Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee
4/11/2012 Do Pass
4/12/2012 Assigned to Third Read Calendar
4/19/2012 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 120331

 

Authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a contract with BKD, LLP, to perform the annual independent audit of the City’s books and records for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2012, and to perform other audit services, as requested; and further authorizing the Director of Finance to pay up to $598,300.00 in consideration for said audit and audit related services.

 

WHEREAS, City Charter Section 836 requires that an annual audit be performed by an independent Certified Public Accountant, and the Federal and State governments require recipients of Federal grants to utilize the OMB Circular A-133 concept to perform a financial and compliance audit and require airports to audit facility charges on an annual organization-wide basis; and

 

WHEREAS, the firm of BKD, LLP, is found to be qualified to perform an audit of the City’s records, and prepare both the annual report and the single audit concept and other audit related services; and

 

WHEREAS, this is the fourth year of a contract with BKD, LLP, pursuant to the provisions in the request for proposal (RFP) for audit services released in 2008; and

 

WHEREAS, in order to implement the aforementioned contractual services, it is necessary that the City be authorized to enter into a contract with BKD, LLP, to make said independent audit of the City’s books and records for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2012, and other audit related services; and

 

WHEREAS, in order to make the payment for said services, it is necessary to authorize the Director of Finance to make payment from appropriations heretofore made; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Director of Finance be and is hereby authorized to enter into a contract on behalf of the City, with BKD, LLP, to perform the annual independent audit of the City’s financial books and records for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2012, and to perform other audit related services. A copy of said contract, in substantial form, is on file in the Department of Finance.

 

Section 2. That the Director of Finance be and is hereby authorized to expend up to $598,300.00 for the audit services from appropriations heretofore made from the following funds in the amounts indicated below:

 

13-1000-129100-B General Fund $421,278.00

13-6380-555250-B Weatherization 500.00

13-2530-555210-B Weatherization - ARRA 4,500.00

13-8010-809100-B Water 40,969.00

13-8110-809100-B Sewer 32,909.00

13-8200-809100-B Storm Water 8,060.00

13-8300-629100-B Airports 90,084.00

TOTAL $598,300.00

 

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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.

 

 

___________________________________

Randall J. Landes

Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

___________________________________

Cecilia Abbott

Assistant City Attorney