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Legislation #: 040865 Introduction Date: 7/29/2004
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing a $227,080.00 contract with Carter Goble Associates, Inc., that provides professional, technical and specialized services for the Municipal Justice System Study and approving expenditure of funds therefore.

Legislation History
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7/29/2004

Prepare to Introduce

7/29/2004

Referred Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee

8/4/2004

Advance and Do Pass

8/5/2004

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 040865

 

Authorizing a $227,080.00 contract with Carter Goble Associates, Inc., that provides professional, technical and specialized services for the Municipal Justice System Study and approving expenditure of funds therefore.

 

WHEREAS, in Fall 2002, the City Council established an Ad Hoc Committee to address several pertinent concerns regarding the efficiency and effectiveness of the Municipal Correctional Institution; and

 

WHEREAS, at the February 19, 2004, City Council Legislative Session, the Council granted the MJS Core Committees appeal to begin the Request for Qualifications process to obtain a consulting firm(s) to assist the City in identifying the fundamental role and division of responsibility for individuals in the criminal justice system by analysis of federal, state and local enabling statutes pertaining to the incarceration requirements, sentencing options, and current operational structures; and

 

WHEREAS, by consensus, the MJS Core Committee agreed to recommend Carter Goble Associates, Inc., as the prime or lead firm for the MJS Study; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Director of Neighborhood and Community Services is hereby authorized to execute, on behalf of Kansas City, a $227,080.00 contract with Carter Goble Associates, Inc., providing professional, technical and specialized services for the Municipal Justice system Study. A copy of the contract is on file in the office of the Director of Neighborhood and Community Services Department.

 

Section 2. That the Director of Neighborhood and Community Services is hereby authorized to expend up to the sum of $254,788.00, including contingencies, from funds previously appropriated in Account No. 05-1000-102130-B, Efficiency Strategies, to satisfy the cost to complete the MJS Study.

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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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Wanda Gunter

Acting Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

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Alan L. Holtkamp

Assistant City Attorney