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Legislation #: 061352 Introduction Date: 12/7/2006
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER EDDY
Title: Approving a third amendment to the agreement with the Liberty Memorial Association for the management of the Liberty Memorial; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $207,000.00 in the General Fund; and appropriating it to the Liberty Memorial account of the General Fund.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
12/1/2006 Filed by the Clerk's office
11/30/2006 Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
12/13/2006 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
12/14/2006 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 061352

Approving a third amendment to the agreement with the Liberty Memorial Association for the management of the Liberty Memorial; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $207,000.00 in the General Fund; and appropriating it to the Liberty Memorial account of the General Fund.

WHEREAS, the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners has previously determined it to be in the public interest to transfer the responsibility for the management and operation of the Liberty Memorial to the Liberty Memorial Association; and

WHEREAS, the Liberty Memorial Association has indicated its willingness to assume such responsibility in order to achieve certain economies and efficiencies in the operation of the Liberty Memorial; and

WHEREAS, with the opening of the expanded Liberty Memorial Museum it is necessary to provide additional operating support to the Museum; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners approved this third agreement at its November 28, 2006 board meeting; and

WHEREAS, savings in anticipated operating costs for the Tiffany Springs Aquatic Center will support the costs of this years expanded operational needs at the Liberty Memorial; and

WHEREAS, this amendment provides for an additional $207,000.00 to be provided to the Liberty Memorial Association (LMA) in the current 2006-07 fiscal year, and $620,000.00 in additional City support in FY 2007-08 subject to the appropriation of funds in the FY 2007-08 budget; and

WHEREAS, under the terms of this third amendment, City financial support to the Liberty Memorial Association for operation of the memorial and expanded museum will increase from $625,000.00 to $832,000.00 in FY 2006-07 and a total of $1,245,000.00 in FY 2007-08; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That a third amendment to the agreement for the management of the Liberty Memorial between the City, by and through the Parks and Recreation Department and the City Manager, and the Liberty Memorial Association, in a form substantially as that attached hereto, is hereby approved subject to the appropriation of funds in the FY 2007-08 budget.


Section 2. That the sum of $207,000.00 is hereby reduced from the following account in the General Fund:

07-1000-702584-B Tiffany Springs Aquatic Center $207,000.00

Section 3. That the sum of $207,000.00 is hereby appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund to the following account in the General Fund:

07-1000-702400-B Liberty Memorial $207,000.00

Section 3. That the City Manager is authorized to execute this third amendment to the agreement on behalf of the City.

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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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Debra R. Hinsvark

Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Kathy Adams

Assistant City Attorney