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Legislation #: 160539 Introduction Date: 7/21/2016
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to apply for and accept supplemental funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to increase capitalization of the Kansas City Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund; estimating and appropriating revenue in the amount of $300,000.00 in certain Brownfields Revolving Loan Funds and authorizing the execution of an amended cooperative agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
7/18/2016 Filed by the Clerk's office
7/21/2016 Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
7/27/2016 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
7/28/2016 Assigned to Third Read Calendar
8/11/2016 Passed

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160539 Admin.pdf Advertise Notice 30K EPA Supplemental Funds FY 16-17
160539 Fiscal Note.pdf Fiscal Note 61K Fiscal Note
160539 Fact Sheet.pdf Fact Sheet 139K Fact Sheet

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ORDINANCE NO. 160539

 

Authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to apply for and accept supplemental funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to increase capitalization of the Kansas City Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund; estimating and appropriating revenue in the amount of $300,000.00 in certain Brownfields Revolving Loan Funds and authorizing the execution of an amended cooperative agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

 

WHEREAS, the City accepted a Brownfields Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund (“Brownfields RLF”) grant in 2000 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) in the amount of $500,000.00 as authorized by Ordinance No. 001210; and

 

WHEREAS, in the years 2007, 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2015, the City accepted additional supplemental funding from the EPA to increase capitalization of the Kansas City Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund; and

 

WHEREAS, the Brownfields RLF grant and the Kansas City Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund are important sources of low-interest, partially-forgivable loan capital that can be used to finance the cleanup of abandoned and underutilized properties and to help create jobs and new economic opportunities for economically distressed communities in Kansas City; and

 

WHEREAS, the EPA has offered the City additional supplemental funding in the amount of $300,000.00 to increase capitalization of the Kansas City Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund, specifically for hazardous substances cleanups, conditioned upon the submittal of an application for such funding and the execution of an amendment to the existing EPA cooperative agreement governing use of the funds; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. The Director of the Department of City Planning and Development is authorized to apply for and accept supplemental Brownfields RLF funding from the EPA in the amount of $300,000.00.

 

Section 2. That the revenue in the following account of the Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund is estimated in the following amount:

 

17-2550-640001-476722-G64BRLF Brownfields Revolving $300,000.00

Loan Grant Fund

 


 

Section 3. That the sum of $300,000.00 is appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund to the following account:

 

17-2550-645020-B- G64BRLF Brownfields Revolving $300,000.00

Loan Grant Fund

 

Section 4. That the Director of City Planning and Development is authorized to enter into an amended cooperative agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency governing the use of the grant funds. A copy of the amendment, in substantial form is on file in the office of the Director of City Planning and Development.

 

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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:

 

 

___________________________________

Matthew Gigliotti

Assistant City Attorney