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Legislation #: 140195 Introduction Date: 3/6/2014
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing the City Manager to execute a fourth amendment of a contract with the Neighborhood Housing Services of Kansas City to enlarge the term and increase the total amount of the contract up to $3,696,417.00, all to further the EnergyWorks KC program.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
3/6/2014 Filed by the Clerk's office
3/6/2014 Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
3/19/2014 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
3/20/2014 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 140195

 

Authorizing the City Manager to execute a fourth amendment of a contract with the Neighborhood Housing Services of Kansas City to enlarge the term and increase the total amount of the contract up to $3,696,417.00, all to further the EnergyWorks KC program.

WHEREAS, the City was one of 41 entities nationwide selected by the Department of Energy (“DOE”) to be a recipient of a Better Buildings Program grant and the City has negotiated a revised scope of work consistent with a grant award in the amount of $20,000,000.00 in order to implement the EnergyWorks KC (“EWKC”) program over a three-year period; and

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to Ordinance No. 110897, the City entered into Contract No. EECBG-ARRA-OEQ-5 (the “Contract”) with Neighborhood Housing Services (“NHS”) to establish a revolving loan fund program as a tool for the EWKC program; and

 

WHEREAS, the Contract has been amended on three previous occasions to account for extensions related to the grant award; and

 

WHEREAS, DOE extended the City’s grant term to March 30, 2014; and

 

WHEREAS, DOE guidelines for use of revolving loan funds beyond the end of that grant term require that the funds be used for the original purpose of the award; and

 

WHEREAS, the City desires to amend the Contract with NHS to continue the use of the grant funds as a revolving loan fund for energy efficiency improvements through April 30, 2015; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1.  That the City Manager is hereby authorized to execute a fourth amendment to the Contract with the NHS to enlarge the term and increase the total Contract amount up to $3,696,417.00, all to further the EWKC program.  A copy of the fourth amendment, approved in substantial form, is on file with the Office of Environmental Quality.

 

Section 2.  That the City Manager, or his designee, is hereby authorized to expend up to $450,000.00 from funds previously appropriated to Account No. 14-2530-105056-B-G10EECBST to satisfy the cost of this amendment.

 

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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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Randall J. Landes

Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Matthew Gigliotti

Assistant City Attorney