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Legislation #: 100952 Introduction Date: 11/4/2010
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 11/28/2010
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER CIRCO
Title: Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Contract Amendment No. 2 in the amount of $1,000,000.00 with the Mid-America Regional Council for additional planning and coordination services for the Green Impact Zone; and authorizing the City Manager to expend $1,000,000.00 from previously appropriated funds for the contract amendment.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
11/4/2010 Filed by the Clerk's office
11/4/2010 Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
11/18/2010 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
11/18/2010 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 100952

Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Contract Amendment No. 2 in the amount of $1,000,000.00 with the Mid-America Regional Council for additional planning and coordination services for the Green Impact Zone; and authorizing the City Manager to expend $1,000,000.00 from previously appropriated funds for the contract amendment.

WHEREAS, the Green Impact Zone, a 150 square block area of the City of Kansas City, Missouri has been the key element in attracting over $100 million in new funds to the Zone, other citywide and regional programs, including (1) Kansas City Power & Light Smart Grid - $48 million ($24 million from the Department of Energy, $24 million in private funds), (2) TIGER - $50 million awarded by the Department of Transportation, (3) EnergyWorks KC - $20 million awarded by the Department of Energy with substantial administrative support for the City and (4) Low Income Weatherization Assistance Program - $4.5 million; and

 

WHEREAS, extending the Green Impact Zone administrative capacity is critical to meet the obligations of the aforementioned grants and in pursuing new strategies; and

 

WHEREAS, the Green Impact Zone holds great promise for transforming this community in a way that is bringing significant national attention and has the potential to be extended to other Kansas City neighborhoods; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That the City Manager is hereby authorized to execute, on behalf of the City, a Contract Amendment No. 2, in the amount of $1,000,000.00, with Mid-America Regional Council for additional planning and coordination services for the Green Impact Zone. A copy of the contract amendment is on file in the City Manager’s Office.

Section 2. That the City Manager is authorized to expend the sum of $1,000,000.00 from funds previously appropriated to Account No. 11-10000-101450-B to satisfy the cost of this contract amendment.

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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.

 

 

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Randall J. Landes

Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Cecilia Abbott

Assistant City Attorney