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Legislation #: 200960 Introduction Date: 11/5/2020
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: MAYOR LUCAS
Title: Authorizing the Mayor to execute an employment agreement with Brian Platt to serve as City Manager after City Council ratification of the City Manager’s compensation as required by Section 218(d) of the Charter; appropriating the sum of $22,500.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
11/5/2020 Filed by the Clerk's office
11/5/2020 Referred to Special Committee for Legal Review
12/1/2020 Advance and Do Pass as a Committee Substitute, Debate
12/3/2020 Councilmember Shields (Second by Robinson) Move To Hold On Docket
12/3/2020 Failed
12/3/2020 Passed as Substituted

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 200960

Authorizing the Mayor to execute an employment agreement with Brian Platt to serve as City Manager after City Council ratification of the City Manager’s compensation as required by Section 218(d) of the Charter; appropriating the sum of $22,500.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.

WHEREAS, the Council has appointed Brian Platt to serve as the City Manager of the City of Kansas City, Missouri; and

WHEREAS, Section 218(d) of the Charter provides that: “[T]he Mayor may fix the compensation of the City Manager, subject to ratification by a vote of at least six additional members of the Council”; and

WHEREAS, the terms of the “Employment Agreement Between the City of Kansas City, Missouri and Brian Platt” fix that compensation; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That the Council hereby ratifies the compensation to be paid to Brian Platt for his service as City Manager as set out in the “Employment Agreement Between the City of Kansas City, Missouri and Brian Platt” as required by Section 218(d) of the City Charter.

Section 2. That the Mayor is hereby authorized to execute an “Employment Agreement Between the City of Kansas City, Missouri and Brian Platt” in substantial form and substance as that on file in the Mayor’s Office.

Section 3. That the appropriation in the following account is reduced by the following amount:

21-1000-179990-619960 Contingent Appropriation $22,500.00

Section 4. That the total sum of $22,500.00 is hereby appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund to the following account in the General Fund:

21-1000-101000-601150 City Manager – Administration $22,500.00

Section 5. That this ordinance, being one which appropriates money, is recognized as an ordinance with an accelerated effective date as provided by Section 503(a)(3)(C) of the City Charter and shall take effect in accordance with Section 503 of the City Charter.

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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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Galen P. Beaufort

Senior Associate City Attorney