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Legislation #: 200379 Introduction Date: 5/14/2020
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER SHIELDS AND MAYOR LUCAS
Title: Repealing Ordinance No. 200228 and enacting in lieu of the following Ordinance that directs the City Manager to implement certain cost containment measures to include a hiring freeze and suspension of other discretionary expenditures including travel; directs the City Manager to refrain from executing or extending any limited term contracts, professional services contracts, non-municipal contracts, and sole source contract waivers, except as authorized by Council in separate ordinances; approves limited term contracts for the Offices of the Mayor and Council; and establishes an expiration date of August 15, 2020 for the directives.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
5/14/2020 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/14/2020 Councilmember McManus (Second by Bough) Move to Advance
5/14/2020 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 200379

 

Repealing Ordinance No. 200228 and enacting in lieu of the following Ordinance that directs the City Manager to implement certain cost containment measures to include a hiring freeze and suspension of other discretionary expenditures including travel; directs the City Manager to refrain from executing or extending any limited term contracts, professional services contracts, non-municipal contracts, and sole source contract waivers, except as authorized by Council in separate ordinances; approves limited term contracts for the Offices of the Mayor and Council; and establishes an expiration date of August 15, 2020 for the directives.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. The City Manager is directed to implement certain cost containment measures to include a hiring freeze and activate the Position Review Committee, and suspension of other discretionary expenditures including travel.

 

Section 2. The City Manager is directed to refrain from executing or extending any limited term contracts, professional services contracts, non-municipal contracts, and sole source contract waivers, except as authorized by Council in separate ordinances.

 

Section 3. The hiring freeze shall not apply to positions with hourly wage rates under $20.00.

 

Section 4. Limited term contracts for the Offices of the Mayor and Council are approved.

 

Section 5. The directives contained in Sections 1 and 2 of this ordinance shall expire on the same day the Mayor’s Emergency Proclamation expires or August 15, 2020, whichever is later.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Lana K. Torczon

Assistant City Attorney