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Legislation #: 150604 Introduction Date: 7/16/2015
Type: Resolution Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Amending Resolution No. 150141 by repealing Section 2 and enacting a new Section 2 to remove the requirement that the City Manager’s policy include certification of Women’s Business Enterprises by an entity other than the City and adding a new Section 3 to require the City manager to report on the progress of the implementation efforts.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
7/15/2015  
7/16/2015 Filed by the Clerk's office
7/16/2015 Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee
7/22/2015 Immediate Adoption as a Committee Substitute
7/23/2015 Adopted as Substituted

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR RESOLUTION NO. 150604

 

Amending Resolution No. 150141 by repealing Section 2 and enacting a new Section 2 to remove the requirement that the City Manager’s policy include certification of Women’s Business Enterprises by an entity other than the City and adding a new Section 3 to require the City manager to report on the progress of the implementation efforts.

 

WHEREAS, the City Council wishes to ease the process for document submission for women-owned businesses seeking certification as a Women’s Businesses Enterprise (WBE) with the City; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Council adopted Resolution No. 150141 on March 5, 2015, directing the City Manager to develop a policy that included certification of WBEs by an entity other than the City; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Council desires to recognize other entities as an advisor for women-owned businesses seeking certification but does not intend for other entities to actually certify women-owned businesses as WBEs for the Kansas City program; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That Section 2 of Resolution No. 150141 is hereby deleted in its entirety and replaced with the following:

 

Section 2. That the City Council directs the City Manager to develop a plan by August 31, 2015, describing the process for the City to receive from recognized outside entities documentation for firms seeking City WBE certification and for the City to evaluate that documentation for City WBE certification eligibility.

 

Section 2. That a Section 3 is added to Resolution No. 150141 and provides:

Section 3. That the City Manager is hereby directed, within 180 days of the effective date of this resolution, to provide a progress report to the Finance Committee regarding the implementation of this plan and the partnership with other entities to expedite the WBE certification process.

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