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Legislation #: 080695 Introduction Date: 7/10/2008
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 7/27/2008
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER JOHNSON
Title: Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute an amendment to the 2008-2009 Transit Service and Share-A-Fare Administration agreement with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) for the purpose of authorizing additional funding from the Public Mass Transportation Fund in an amount sufficient to satisfy City’s estimated annual obligation for mass transit services; and authorizing the expenditure of additional funds previously appropriated in an amount not to exceed $19,611,340.00.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
7/10/2008 Filed by the Clerk's office
7/10/2008 Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
7/17/2008 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
7/17/2008 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 080695

Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute an amendment to the 2008-2009 Transit Service and Share-A-Fare Administration agreement with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) for the purpose of authorizing additional funding from the Public Mass Transportation Fund in an amount sufficient to satisfy Citys estimated annual obligation for mass transit services; and authorizing the expenditure of additional funds previously appropriated in an amount not to exceed $19,611,340.00.

WHEREAS, KCATA and City enter into an annual agreement for regular transit service and Share-A-Fare program administration; and

WHEREAS, KCATA and City entered into such an agreement for the 2008 2009 fiscal year as authorized by Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 080350; and

WHEREAS, the existing agreement authorized three months of funding from the Public Mass Transportation Fund until such time as KCATA was able to review and recommend changes to the Share-A-Fare program and affirm its intent to continue its collaboration with City on Citys light rail efforts; and

WHEREAS, KCATA and City contemplated that an additional nine months of funding from the Public Mass Transportation Fund would be authorized once City was satisfied that KCATA had sufficiently addressed Citys concerns; and

WHEREAS, City is satisfied that KCATA has sufficiently addressed Citys concerns such that the additional funding is warranted in an amount sufficient to satisfy Citys estimated annual obligation for mass transit services; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

  Section 1. That the Director of Public Works is hereby authorized to execute an amendment to the 2008-2009 Transit Service and Share-A-Fare Administration agreement with KCATA for the purpose of authorizing additional funding from the Public Mass Transportation Fund in an amount sufficient to satisfy Citys estimated annual obligation for mass transit services. The amendment shall be in a form substantially similar to that attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference.

Section 2. That the Director of Public Works is hereby authorized to expend additional funds in an amount not to exceed $19,611,340.00 from funds previously appropriated to the following account in the 2008-2009 Budget and not to exceed the amount of the funds so budgeted:

09-2080-692000-F KCATA Operations $19,611,340.00

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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 J. Gunter

Acting Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Brian T. Rabineau

Assistant City Attorney