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Legislation #: 061169 Introduction Date: 10/19/2006
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER BROOKS
Title: Transferring $2,385,033.00 from the Contingent Appropriation and appropriating $3,000,000.00 to the Legal Expense Fund; approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Gill Construction, Inc. v. 18th _ Vine Authority, City of Kansas City, Missouri, and American Jazz Museum, Inc., Case No. 05-0608-CV-W-SOW; and recognizing an emergency.

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10/19/2006 Filed by the Clerk's office
10/19/2006 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 061169

 

Transferring $2,385,033.00 from the Contingent Appropriation and appropriating $3,000,000.00 to the Legal Expense Fund; approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Gill Construction, Inc. v. 18th & Vine Authority, City of Kansas City, Missouri, and American Jazz Museum, Inc., Case No. 05-0608-CV-W-SOW; and recognizing an emergency.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the payment of the sum of $3,000,000.00 in settlement of the claims in a lawsuit styled Gill Construction, Inc. v. 18th & Vine Authority, City of Kansas City, Missouri, and American Jazz Museum, Inc., Case No. 05-0608-CV-W-SOW, as recommended by the City Attorney, is hereby approved.

 

Section 2. That the appropriation in the following account of the General Fund is reduced by the following amount:

 

07-1000-179990-B Contingent Appropriation $2,385,033.00

 

Section 3. That $2,402,966 is appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund to the following account:

 

07-1000-129998-X Transfer to the Legal Expense Fund $2,402,966.00

 

Section 4. That revenue in the following account of the Legal Expense Fund is estimated in the following amount:

 

07-7010-120000-501000 Transfer from the General Fund $2,402,966.00

 

Section 5. That $3,000,000 is appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Legal Expense Fund to the following account:

 

07-7010-131521-B General Liability Claims $3,000,000.00

 

Section 6. That the City Attorney is hereby authorized to pay the sum of $3,000,000.00 in settlement of the claims in this lawsuit from funds heretofore appropriated in Account No. 07-7010-131521-B.

 

Section 7. That this ordinance is recognized as an emergency measure within the provisions of Section 503 of the City Charter in that it appropriates money, and shall take effect in accordance with that section.

 

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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.

 

 

Transfer approved: __________________________________

Debra R. Hinsvark

Director Finance

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City Manager Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Saskia C.M. Jacobse

Assistant City Attorney