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Legislation #: 200219 Introduction Date: 3/19/2020
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 3/27/2020
Sponsor: None
Title: Estimating revenue in the amount of $5,005,097.78 in the General Fund; appropriating $2,429,100.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund for administrative costs to be paid for reimbursement from the Ground Emergency Medical Transportation program; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
3/18/2020 Filed by the Clerk's office
3/19/2020 Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee
3/25/2020 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
3/26/2020 Passed

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200219.pdf Authenticated 64K Authenticated Ordinance
GEMT Fact Sheet.pdf Fact Sheet 94K GEMT Fact Sheet
GEMT Fiscal Note.pdf Fiscal Note 75K GEMT Fiscal Note
GEMT Admin Approp.pdf Other 77K GEMT Administrative Worksheet

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ORDINANCE NO. 200219

 

Estimating revenue in the amount of $5,005,097.78 in the General Fund; appropriating $2,429,100.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund for administrative costs to be paid for reimbursement from the Ground Emergency Medical Transportation program; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.

 

WHEREAS, the Fire Department received $5,005,097.78 more from the Ground Emergency Medical Transportation program than estimated for the 2019-20 Fiscal Year; and

 

WHEREAS, the Fire Department received notice on March 11, 2020, of an anticipated reimbursement from the GEMT program in the amount of $7,631,881.00 to be received no later than June 30, 2020; and

 

WHEREAS, an administrative fee in the amount of $2,789,100.00 must be paid by April 10, 2020, to receive such reimbursement; and

 

WHEREAS, the amount of $360,000.00 was appropriated in the current fiscal year in anticipation of paying such administrative fee and additional appropriation is needed to pay the full administrative cost; NOW THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That revenue in the following account of the General Fund is hereby estimated in the following amount:

 

20-1000-230001-465690-23GEMT19 Fire Grant Revenues $5,005,097.78

 

Section 2. That the amount of $2,429,100.00 is appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund to the following account:

 

20-1000-232520-B Ambulance Operations $2,429,100.00

 

Section 3. That the Fire Chief is hereby designated as requisitioning authority for Account No. 20-1000-232520 and is authorized to expend the sum of $2,789,100.00 from funds heretofore appropriated to the account.

 

Section 4. That this ordinance, appropriating money, is recognized as an ordinance with an accelerated date as provided by Section 503(a)(3)(C) of the City Charter and shall take effect in accordance with Section 503, City Charter.

 

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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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Tammy L. Queen

Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Alan Holtkamp

Assistant City Attorney