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Legislation #: 200228 Introduction Date: 3/19/2020
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: MAYOR LUCAS
Title: Directing the City Manager to implement certain cost containment measures to include a hiring freeze and suspension of other discretionary expenditures including travel; directing the City Manager to refrain from executing or extending any limited term contracts, professional services contracts and sole source contract waivers, except as authorized by Council in separate ordinances; approving limited term contracts for the Offices of the Mayor and Council; and establishing an expiration date for the directives.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
3/20/2020 Filed by the Clerk's office
3/19/2020 Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee
3/25/2020 Advance and Do Pass as a Committee Substitute, Debate
3/26/2020 Councilmember Fowler (Second by Hall) Move to Amend
3/26/2020 Move to Advance as Substituted
3/26/2020 Passed as Substituted and Amended

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 200228

 

Directing the City Manager to implement certain cost containment measures to include a hiring freeze and suspension of other discretionary expenditures including travel; directing the City Manager to refrain from executing or extending any limited term contracts, professional services contracts and sole source contract waivers, except as authorized by Council in separate ordinances; approving limited term contracts for the Offices of the Mayor and Council; and establishing an expiration date for the directives.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. The City Manager is directed to implement certain cost containment measures to include a hiring freeze and activate the Position Review Committee, and suspension of other discretionary expenditures including travel.

 

Section 2. The City Manager is directed to refrain from executing or extending any limited term contracts, professional services contracts and sole source contract waivers, except as authorized by Council in separate ordinances.

 

Section 3. The hiring freeze shall not apply to positions with hourly wage rates under $20.00.

 

Section 4. Limited term contracts for the Offices of the Mayor and Council are approved.

 

Section 5. The directives contained in Sections 1 and 2 of this ordinance shall expire sixty days following the effective date of this ordinance.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Cecilia Abbott

City Attorney