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Legislation #: 150241 Introduction Date: 4/9/2015
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a contract with BKD, LLP, to perform the annual independent audit of the City’s books and records for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2015, other audit services, and audit and tax services for various component units; and authorizing expenditure of $597,650.00.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
4/7/2015 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/9/2015 Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee
4/15/2015 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
4/16/2015 Passed

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150241.pdf Authenticated 146K Authenticated
150241.pdf Docket Memo 14K Docket Memo
Fact sheet BKD 2015.pdf Fact Sheet 247K Fact Sheet
Fiscal Note BKD 2015.pdf Fiscal Note 27K Fiscal Note

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ORDINANCE NO. 150241

 

Authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a contract with BKD, LLP, to perform the annual independent audit of the City’s books and records for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2015, other audit services, and audit and tax services for various component units; and authorizing expenditure of $597,650.00.

 

WHEREAS, City Charter Section 836 requires that an annual audit be performed by an independent Certified Public Accountant, and the Federal and State governments are requiring recipients of Federal grants to utilize the OMB Circular A-133 concept to perform a financial and compliance audit and requiring airports to audit facility charges on an annual organization-wide basis; and

 

WHEREAS, the firm of BKD, LLP, is found to be qualified to perform an audit of the City’s records, and prepare both the annual report and the single audit concept and other audit related services; and

 

WHEREAS, this is the second year of a five (5) year agreement with BKD, LLP, pursuant to the provisions in the request for proposal (RFP) for audit services released in 2013 for both the City and various component units; and

 

WHEREAS, in order to implement these contractual services, it is necessary that the City be authorized to enter into a contract with BKD, LLP, to provide an independent audit of the City’s books and records for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2015, other audit related services, an independent audit of various component units’ books and records for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2015, and related Internal Revenue Service 990 tax returns; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Director of Finance is hereby authorized to enter into a contract on behalf of the City, with BKD, LLP, to perform the annual independent audit of the City’s financial books and records for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2015, to perform other audit related services and to provide an independent audit of various component units’ books and records for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2015, and related Internal Revenue Service 990 tax returns. A copy of said contract, in substantial form, is on file in the Office of the Director of Finance.

 

Section 2. That the Director of Finance is hereby authorized to expend up to $597,650.00 as consideration for the audit services from appropriations heretofore made from the following funds in the amounts indicated below:

 

16-1000-129100-B General Fund $347,744.00

16-8010-809100-B Water 35,560.00

16-8110-809100-B Sewer 28,093.00

16-8200-809100-B Storm Water 7,064.00

16-8300-629100-B Airports 76,639.00

16-1000-129110-B Component unit Audits 102,550.00

$597,650.00

____________________________________________________

 

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:

 

 

_______________________________

Cecilia Abbott

Assistant City Attorney