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Legislation #: 160924 Introduction Date: 12/1/2016
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 12/9/2016
Sponsor: None
Title: Estimating revenue and appropriating $500,000.00 to the Capital Improvements Fund; authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to enter into a cooperative grant funding agreement with the Missouri Department of Transportation for the Swope Park Connector Trail Project in the amount of $500,000.00 in federal funds; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
11/30/2016 Filed by the Clerk's office
12/1/2016 Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
12/8/2016 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
12/8/2016 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 160924

 

Estimating revenue and appropriating $500,000.00 to the Capital Improvements Fund; authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to enter into a cooperative grant funding agreement with the Missouri Department of Transportation for the Swope Park Connector Trail Project in the amount of $500,000.00 in federal funds; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.

 

WHEREAS, the Missouri Department of Transportation awarded a grant [Federal Project No. TAP 3423 (406)] in the amount of $500,000.00 for construction of the Blue River Swope Park Connector Trail on June 14, 2016, to the Parks and Recreation Department; and

WHEREAS, the grant requires a local 25% match from the City to supplement the grant award; and

WHEREAS, the Public Improvement Advisory Committee allocated $167,000.00 from the 5th Council District Neighborhood Funds to the Parks and Recreation Department for the Swope Park Connector Trail Project in May, 2015, to be used for the local match; and

WHEREAS, the Parks and Recreation Department will be the project administrator for the Swope Park Connector Trail Project, which is the same area for which PIAC had allocated funds; and

WHEREAS, the improvements include extending the Blue River Trail shown in the Metro Green and Trails KC Plans as a priority segment of the KC Metropolitan Trail System. The project limits are along the Blue River from Heart of America Golf Course to the Eddy Ballentine Trail; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Director of Parks and Recreation is hereby authorized to execute a cooperative grant funding agreement between the Missouri Department of Transportation and the Kansas City, Missouri Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners for the use of the Transportation Alternatives (TAP) 3423 (406) grant funds as provided by the Federal Highway Administration for construction of the Blue River Swope Park Connector Trail.

 

Section 2. That revenue in the following account of the Capital Improvements Fund is hereby established in the following amount:

 

17-3090-700001-479095 Transport Alternatives Program $500,000.00



Section 3. That the sum of $500,000.00 is hereby appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Capital Improvements Fund to the following account in the Capital Improvements Fund:

 

17-3090-708095-B-G70161307 Swope Park Blue River Connector $500,000.00

 

Section 4. That the Director of Parks and Recreation is hereby designated as requisitioning authority for Account No. 17-3090-708095.

 

Section 5. That this ordinance, relating to the design, repair, maintenance or construction of a public improvement to be paid in part by federal funds, is recognized as an ordinance with an accelerated effective date as provided by Section 503(a)(3)(D) of the City Charter and shall take effect in accordance with Section 503, 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.

 

 

______________________________

Randall J. Landes

Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

______________________________

Lana K. Torczon

Assistant City Attorney