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Legislation #: 200288 Introduction Date: 4/16/2020
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 4/24/2020
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing the Director of Health to enter into contracts with area health centers and Children's Mercy Hospital, Truman Medical Center, and Swope Ridge Geriatric Center to provide primary health care services to indigent residents in Kansas City, Missouri; authorizing the Director of Health to extend the term of the contracts or increase or decrease the total contract dollar amounts upon need and appropriation without further Council approval; and declaring this ordinance as an emergency.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
4/15/2020 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/16/2020 Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee
4/22/2020 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
4/23/2020 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 200288

 

Authorizing the Director of Health to enter into contracts with area health centers and Children's Mercy Hospital, Truman Medical Center, and Swope Ridge Geriatric Center to provide primary health care services to indigent residents in Kansas City, Missouri; authorizing the Director of Health to extend the term of the contracts or increase or decrease the total contract dollar amounts upon need and appropriation without further Council approval; and declaring this ordinance as an emergency.

 

WHEREAS, this ordinance authorizes contracts with various health centers and hospitals to provide primary health care services to indigent residents;

 

WHEREAS, this ordinance should be declared an emergency measure within the provisions of Section 503(a)(2) of the City Charter in that it relates to the immediate preservation of public health and is necessary to prevent a gap in services and care; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That contracts between the City of Kansas City, Missouri, acting through its Director of Health, and Kansas City CARE Clinic, Northland Health Care Access, Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center and Samuel U. Rodgers Cabot Westside Clinic, Swope Parkway Health Services, Children’s Mercy Hospital, Truman Medical Center, and Swope Ridge Geriatric Center, for the provision of primary health care services to the City's indigent residents for the period beginning May 1, 2020, through April 30, 2021, to be paid from funds previously appropriated to the Health Levy accounts listed below, are hereby accepted and approved. Copies of these contracts, in substantial form, are on file with the Director of Health.

 

21-2330-512138-F Kansas City CARE Clinic $ 538,660.00

21-2330-512135-F Northland Health Care Access 331,898.00

21-2330-512139-F Samuel U. Rodgers/Cabot Westside 927,030.00

21-2330-512144-F Swope Ridge Geriatric Center 350,000.00

21-2330-512137-F Swope Parkway Health Center 1,698,236.00

21-2330-512120-F Children’s Mercy Hospital 500,000.00

21-2330-512150-F Truman Medical Center 26,400,000.00

TOTAL $30,745,824.00

 

Section 2. That the Director is hereby authorized to extend the term of these contracts without further Council approval and that the Director is also hereby authorized to amend these contracts to increase or decrease the total contract dollar amounts contingent upon the need and availability of appropriated funds.

 

Section 2. That this ordinance is declared an emergency measure within the provisions of Section 503(a)(2) of the City Charter in that it relates to the immediate preservation of the public health, and shall take effect in accordance with that section.

 

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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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Eluard Alegre

Assistant City Attorney