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Legislation #: 130677 Introduction Date: 9/5/2013
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Estimating revenue and appropriating funds in the amount of $430,000.00 to be used for court operations and youth programming; and expressing the intent of the Council to use revenue received from the increase in the non-moving violation fine schedule to help sustainably support the City’s court operations and youth programming.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
9/4/2013 Filed by the Clerk's office
9/5/2013 Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee
9/11/2013 Advance and Do Pass as a Committee Substitute, Debate
9/12/2013 Passed as Substituted

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 130677

 

Estimating revenue and appropriating funds in the amount of $430,000.00 to be used for court operations and youth programming; and expressing the intent of the Council to use revenue received from the increase in the non-moving violation fine schedule to help sustainably support the City’s court operations and youth programming.

 

WHEREAS, a portion of parking fine revenue has been used since the mid-1990s to fund youth programming; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Council recognizes that the City’s needs for quality, safe entertainment for our youth have increased and, as a result, additional funds are needed from this reliable funding source; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Council recognizes the City’s need for efficient court operations and the Municipal Court’s important role in public safety; and

 

WHEREAS, the Municipal Court en banc reviewed a comparative fine study and approved increases to the non-moving violation fine schedule; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Council desires that during the upcoming budget year, and in future years, youth programming and the City’s court operations receive the revenue collected by the City as a result of this increase in the non-moving violation fine schedule; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

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

 

14-1000-272000-456100 Traffic Fines $425,000.00

 

Section 2. That the revenue in the following account is hereby estimated in the Parks and Recreation Fund in the following amount:

 

14-2030-272000-456110 Traffic Fines $ 5,000.00

 

Section 3. That the sum of $425,000.00 is appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund to the following accounts:

 

14-1000-272027-A Court Support $250,000.00

14-1000-272027-B Court Support 175,000.00

TOTAL $425,000.00


 

Section 4. That the Council hereby states its intent to support court operations, and to support youth programming with five dollars of each fine paid from the revenues collected by the City as a result of this increase in the non-moving violation fine schedule in future annual budgets.

 

Section 5. That the Court Administrator is designated as requisitioning authority for Account No. 14-1000-272027.

 

Section 6. That the Director of Parks and Recreation is supporting youth programming by spending funds previously appropriated to 14-2030-702570, Youth Programming.

 

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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:

 

 

___________________________________

Sarah Baxter

Assistant City Attorney