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Legislation #: 050921 Introduction Date: 7/28/2005
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Approving the 2005 Community Development Action Plan contracts and authorizing the City Development Department to execute contracts totaling $3,482,500.00 for agencies responsible for implementing the Action Plan for Community Development Services.

Legislation History
7/27/2005 Filed by the Clerk's office
7/28/2005 Referred to Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee
8/3/2005 Advance and Do Pass as a Committee Substitute, Debate
8/4/2005 Passed as Substituted

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Approving the 2005 Community Development Action Plan contracts and authorizing the City Development Department to execute contracts totaling $3,482,500.00 for agencies responsible for implementing the Action Plan for Community Development Services.


WHEREAS, Congress and the President signed the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Act on November 28, 1990; and


WHEREAS, Title I of the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, as amended (Title I) requires cities to submit to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) a document which consolidates four entitlement programs into a 5-year Consolidated Plan; and


WHEREAS, Title I requires cities to submit a 5-year Consolidated Plan inclusive of a 1-year Action Plan, and any amendments to the 5-year Plan on an annual basis; and


WHEREAS, Title I authorizes the Secretary of the HUD to award grants to units of local government, such as the City of Kansas City, Missouri (City), to finance its Community Development and Housing Programs; and


WHEREAS, the four grant programs included within the 2005 Consolidated Action Plan are the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG), the HOME Investment Partnership Act Program, the Emergency Shelter Grant Program, and the Housing Opportunities for Persons with Aids Program; and


WHEREAS, for 2005, the City submitted a 1-year action plan showing housing and community development activities, performance goals and funding amounts from each grant source applicable to the four grant programs pursuant to and in accordance with Title I; and


WHEREAS, the 2005 1-year Action Plan includes housing and community development strategies for the 5-year period, which were developed from the following sources: the Housing Task Force recommendations, the adopted City Housing Policy Goals, the 2000 Census, and the completed Housing Conditions Survey with designated targeted areas; and


WHEREAS, the local HUD office approved the 2005 Action Plan on June 28, 2005; and


WHEREAS, on April 7, 2005 through Resolution No. 050253, as amended, the Council approved the following agencies and the recommended amounts:


CDBG General Fund


Hispanic Economic Development $ 140,000.00

Twelfth Street Heritage 150,000.00

Northland Neighborhoods Inc. 225,000.00 $100,000.00

Guadalupe Center, Inc., 85,000.00

Community Assistance Council 235,000.00

Swope Community Builders 300,000.00

Black Economic Union 100,000.00

Community Dev. Corp. of KC 100,000.00

Westside Housing Organization 150,000.00

Neighborhood Housing Services 150,000.00

Blue Hills Comm. Services 85,000.00

ReStart 250,000.00

Salvation Army 400,000.00

Operation Breakthrough 500,000.00

Old Northeast 65,000.00 60,000.00

Kansas City Neighborhood Alliance 125,000.00

Harvesters 162,500.00

DeLaSalle 100,000.00 __________

TOTAL $3,197,500.00 $285,000.00





Section 1. That the 2005 One-Year Consolidated Action Plan is hereby amended by the following changes to CDBG allocations:


Reduce Beacon Hills $ 100,000.00

Add Old Northeast 25,000.00

Add Northland Neighborhoods 75,000.00


Section 2. That the Director of the City Development, on behalf of the City, is hereby authorized to enter into and execute contracts with the above listed agencies from funds previously appropriated to the following accounts in the General Fund, No. 1000 and Community Development Block Grant Fund, No. 2660:


06-2660-645300-B Community Development Block Grant $3,197,500.00

06-1000-572500-B Neighborhood Capacity Building 285,000.00

TOTAL $3,482,500.00


Section 3. That the City Council hereby directs the City Manager to recover all unrestricted City program income from its funded outside agencies for use in fulfilling the objectives of the 2005 Consolidated Action Plan.


Section 4. That the City Council further directs the City Manager to develop an interim financing plan that will allow the City to fulfill the objectives of the 2005 Consolidated Action Plan without significant reductions to the consolidated plan budget as approved.




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 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:




Nicole Rowlette

Assistant City Attorney