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Legislation #: 080287 Introduction Date: 3/20/2008
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 4/6/2008
Sponsor: None
Title: Reestimating revenue in the additional amount of $700,000.00 and appropriating it in the Health Levy Fund; authorizing contract amendments with Cabot Westside, Northland Health Care and KC Free Health Clinics for health care services for the indigent residents of Kansas City, Missouri; appropriating $200,000.00 to Southland Health Care; and designating requisitioning authority.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
3/19/2008 Filed by the Clerk's office
3/20/2008 Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee
3/26/2008 Advance and Do Pass as a Committee Substitute, Debate
3/27/2008 Passed as Substituted

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 080287

 

Reestimating revenue in the additional amount of $700,000.00 and appropriating it in the Health Levy Fund; authorizing contract amendments with Cabot Westside, Northland Health Care and KC Free Health Clinics for health care services for the indigent residents of Kansas City, Missouri; appropriating $200,000.00 to Southland Health Care; and designating requisitioning authority.

 

WHEREAS, a significant need continues to exist for health care services for the uninsured and underinsured residents of the City of Kansas City; and

 

WHEREAS, the City of Kansas City has received tax revenue for the Health Levy in excess of currently contracted amounts with Safety Net Providers; and

 

WHEREAS, the contracted Safety Net Providers, Northland Health Care Access has identified a need for support of a school-based primary care clinic in the NKC School District at Crestview Elementary School, Cabot Westside Health Clinic has identified a need for support of continuing operations and KC Free Health Clinic has identified a need to support the provision of continuing care operations, to sustain and improve health care to the indigent population of Kansas City; and

WHEREAS, an existing gap in health care services for indigent Kansas City residents south of 75th Street has been identified, the Health Department shall work with the City Council and the contracted Safety Net Providers to identify the most effective Safety Net Provider and location south of 75th Street; and

WHEREAS support for these needs will improve and expand care given to this brittle segment of Kansas Citys citizens; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY;

 

Section 1. That revenue in the amount of $500,000.00 in the Health Levy Fund is hereby reestimated in the following amount:

 

08-2330-120000-450000 Health Levy Property Tax $500,000.00

 

Section 2. That revenue in the amount of $200,000.00 in the Health Levy Fund is hereby estimated in the following amount:

 

09-2330-120000-450000 Health Levy Property Tax $200,000.00

 

Section 3. That $500,000.00.00 is appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund

Balance of the Health Levy Fund to the following accounts in the Health Levy Fund:

 

08-2330-512135-F Northland Health Care Access $100,000.00

08-2330-512136-F Cabot Westside Health Clinic 250,000.00

08-2330-512138-F KC Free Health Clinic 150,000.00

TOTAL $500,000.00

 

Section 4. That $200,000.00 is appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Health Levy Fund to the following account in the Health Levy Fund:

 

09-2330-512130-F Southland Health Care $200,000.00

 

Section 5. That the Director of Health is hereby authorized to expend the sum of $500,000.00 from funds previously appropriated to Account Nos. 08-2330-512135, 08-2330-512136 and 08-2330-512138 for contract amendments with Cabot Westside, Northland Health Care and KC Free Health Clinics.

 

Section 6. That the Director of Health is designated as requisitioning authority for Account No. 09-2330-512130.

 

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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.

 

 

___________________________________

Wanda Gunter

Acting Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

___________________________________

Joseph Guarino

Assistant City Attorney