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Legislation #: 100510 Introduction Date: 6/24/2010
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 7/11/2010
Sponsor: None
Title: Accepting and authorizing a grant from the Empowering Individuals Through Advocacy and Support (EITAS), Developmental Disability Services of Jackson County, to support accessibility in recreation programming provided in the amount of $59,250.00; estimating revenue and appropriating funds in the amount of $59,250.00 in the Park Maintenance Fund to provide education and access to programs for those with special needs; and designating requisitioning authority.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
6/22/2010 Filed by the Clerk's office
6/24/2010 Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
6/30/2010 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
7/1/2010 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 100510

 

Accepting and authorizing a grant from the Empowering Individuals Through Advocacy and Support (EITAS), Developmental Disability Services of Jackson County, to support accessibility in recreation programming provided in the amount of $59,250.00; estimating revenue and appropriating funds in the amount of $59,250.00 in the Park Maintenance Fund to provide education and access to programs for those with special needs; and designating requisitioning authority.

 

WHEREAS, it has been our experience that people with disabilities face many challenges in accessing inclusive recreation opportunities. All citizens should have the opportunity to participate and enjoy the services provided by our City. Parks and Recreation Department have dedicated staff to assist in the development of inclusion recreation, and our goal is to build upon the established programs that target persons with disabilities; and

 

WHEREAS, the Kansas City Missouri Parks and Recreation Department in partnership with the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Institute For Human Development (IHD) has been awarded a one (1) year Recreation Access Grant; and

 

WHEREAS, the Parks and Recreation Department will receive $59,250.00 from the Empowering Individuals Through Advocacy and Support (EITAS); NOW, THEREFORE

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Director of Parks and Recreation is hereby authorized to accept a grant from the EITAS for the purpose of providing education and access programs for those with special needs in the amount of $59,250.00.

 

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

 

11-2030-700001-479986 EITAS Grant $59,250.00

 

Section 3. That $59,250.00 is appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Park Maintenance Fund to the following account in the Park Maintenance Fund:

 

11-2030-705801-B EITAS Grant $59,250.00

 

Section 4. That the Director of Parks and Recreation is hereby designated as requisitioning authority for Account No. 11-2030-705801.

 

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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:

 

 

___________________________________

William Geary

Assistant City Attorney