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Legislation #: 100445 Introduction Date: 5/20/2010
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 6/6/2010
Sponsor: None
Title: Appropriating $870,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Water Services Wastewater Fund for payments of penalties and costs negotiated in the Overflow Control Plan Consent Decree and the State settlement of alleged Missouri Clean Water Law violations.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
5/19/2010 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/20/2010 Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
5/27/2010 Advance and Do Pass as a Committee Substitute, Debate
5/27/2010 Passed as Substituted

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 100445

 

Appropriating $870,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Water Services Wastewater Fund for payments of penalties and costs negotiated in the Overflow Control Plan Consent Decree and the State settlement of alleged Missouri Clean Water Law violations.

 

WHEREAS, the federal government and the City have executed a consent decree which resolves alleged Clean Water Act violations and provides, among other things, for a civil penalty in the amount of $600,000.00, to be paid to the United States within thirty days of entry of the consent decree by the Federal Court; and

 

WHEREAS, the State and City have executed a settlement agreement that will resolve alleged violations of the Missouri Clean Water Law, whereby the City is required, among other things, to pay a civil penalty and administrative costs totaling $135,000.00 and implement a Supplemental Environmental Project at a cost of $135,000.00, for City expenditures under the State settlement agreement totaling $270,000.00; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That $870,000.00 is appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Water Services Department Wastewater Fund to the following account:

 

11-8110-801000-B Director’s Office $870,000.00

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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:

______________________________

Cecilia O’Connor Abbott

Assistant City Attorney