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Legislation #: 130026 Introduction Date: 1/10/2013
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 1/17/2013
Sponsor: None
Title: Appropriating $900,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Public Mass Transportation Fund; designating requisition authority; and recognizing an emergency.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
1/10/2013 Filed by the Clerk's office
1/10/2013 Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee
1/16/2013 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
1/17/2013 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 130026

 

Appropriating $900,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Public Mass Transportation Fund; designating requisition authority; and recognizing an emergency.

WHEREAS, the City desires to provide public mass transportation for the citizens of the City and supports current transit operations and the future expansion of rail transit operations; and

WHEREAS, further costs must be incurred now to continue these efforts on a timely basis; and

WHEREAS, it is appropriate to use available reserves in the 1/2 cent sales tax for public transportation to achieve these objectives; and

WHEREAS, the City would like to build an intermodal transportation model which is capable to interface with the platform of a variety of transportation modes including bus transit, bike, streetcar, and light rail; and

WHEREAS, the City would like to continue to work with the downtown communities to attract more business/residential developments in the downtown by providing accurate transportation/traffic information; and

WHEREAS, the new transportation model will provide comprehensive transportation information to KCATA and assist it in its planning efforts; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the sum of $900,000.00 is hereby appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Public Mass Transportation Fund (No. 2080) to the following account of the Public Mass Transportation Fund:

13-2080-891310-B Transportation Planning $900,000.00

Section 2. That the Director of Public Works is hereby designated requisitioning authority for Account No. 13-2080-891310.

Section 3. That this ordinance appropriating money is recognized as an emergency within the provisions of Section 503(a)(3) of the City Charter 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 forgoing 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:

 

 

__________________________

Nelson Munoz

Assistant City Attorney