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Legislation #: 190439 Introduction Date: 5/30/2019
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 6/14/2019
Sponsor: None
Title: Estimating and appropriating a $29,750.00 cost-reimbursement grant from National Center for State Courts to conduct a public engagement pilot project with the Kansas City Municipal Court; designating requisitioning authority and recognizing an accelerated effective date.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
5/30/2019 Filed by the Clerk's office
6/6/2019 Referred to Finance and Governance Committee
6/12/2019 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
6/13/2019 Passed

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190439.pdf Authenticated 101K Authenticated
NCSC PEPP grant fact sheet 2019.pdf Fact Sheet 82K NCSC Grant Fact Sheet
NCSC PEPP Revenue Approp 2019.pdf Other 69K 2019.xlsx NCSC Grant Revenue Approp Sheet
Copy of Corrected NCSC PEPP grant fiscal note 2019 (003).pdf Fiscal Note 41K Corrected-NCSC Grant Fiscal Note

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ORDINANCE NO. 190439

 

Estimating and appropriating a $29,750.00 cost-reimbursement grant from National Center for State Courts to conduct a public engagement pilot project with the Kansas City Municipal Court; designating requisitioning authority and recognizing an accelerated effective date.

 

WHEREAS, the Kansas City Municipal Court was one of only six (6) courts in the nation chosen to participate in the National Center for State Courts (NCSC) 18-month Public Engagement Pilot Project; and

 

WHEREAS, the NCSC is a nonprofit corporation that has entered a cooperative agreement for financial assistance from the State Justice Institute and desires to provide an award and to engage Kansas City Municipal Court which also will provide matching funds for this project; and

 

WHEREAS, the purpose of the Public Engagement Pilot Project is to engage the community while also advancing understanding of how courts can best involve the public to overcome social inequities and bias, to identify proven ways to build trust court-community trust and to build a toolkit that will be available nationwide for other courts to follow; and

 

WHEREAS, this project is consistent with the mission of the Kansas City Municipal Court to provide exceptional service by ensuring fair, timely and impartial judicial processes through innovation, efficiencies and by addressing the underlying causes of recidivism and being proactive in building court-community trust furthers these goals; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Court Administrator, on behalf of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, is authorized to accept a $29,750.00 cost-reimbursement grant from National Center for State Courts to conduct a public engagement pilot project (G27NCSC20) with the Kansas City Municipal Court.

 

Section 2. That the revenue in the following account of the Inmate Security Fund is hereby estimated in the following amount:

 

20-2760-270001-479974-G27NCSC20 NCSC Grant $29,750.00

 

Section 3. That the sum of $29,750.00 is hereby appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Inmate Security Fund to the following accounts of the Inmate Security Fund:

 


 

20-2760-275801-B-G27NCSC20 NCSC Grant $27,750.00

20-2760-275801-C-G27NCSC20 NCSC Grant 2,000.00

TOTAL $29,750.00

 

Section 4. That the Administrator of Municipal Court is designated requisitioning authority for Account No. 20-2760-275801.

 

  Section 5. That this ordinance, appropriating money, is recognized as an ordinance with an accelerated effective date as provided by Section 503(a)(3)(C) 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:

 

 

___________________________________

Alan Holtkamp

Assistant City Attorney