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Legislation #: 990700 Introduction Date: 5/13/1999
Type: Resolution Effective Date: 5/20/1999
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER ASJES
Title: Requesting the City Manager to develop a system to review and evaluate City services for consideration for public/private partnerships.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
5/14/1999

Referred Finance and Audit Committee

5/13/1999

Referred Finance and Audit Committee

5/19/1999

Immediate Adoption

5/13/1999

Referred Finance and Audit Committee

5/20/1999

Adopted


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RESOLUTION NO. 990700

 

Requesting the City Manager to develop a system to review and evaluate City services for consideration for public/private partnerships.

 

WHEREAS, the Mayor and Council desire to pursue potential changes in how City services are provided with a goal of increasing organizational efficiencies, securing maximum cost effectiveness, and improving accountability to the public; and

 

WHEREAS, building on the 1996 special report of the City Auditor addressing these types of issues, current analysis is required to properly consider potential changes in City policy concerning how services are delivered to our citizens; NOW, THEREFORE

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the City Manager is requested to develop a system to review and evaluate City services to determine the propriety of implementing public/private partnerships designed to increase organizational efficiencies, secure maximum cost effectiveness, and improve accountability to the public.

 

Section 2. That the City Manager is requested to report to the Council within 45 days of approval of this resolution an outline for the development of this system, including expected time frames in which necessary tasks will be completed.

 

Section 3. That the City Manager is requested to obtain the counsel of employees through their unions and through other appropriate means, to include within the evaluation system alternative methods to address potential employee displacement resulting from a public/private partnership to minimize the impact on employees.

 

Section 4. That the City Manager is requested to consider at least the following factors:

 

Market environment - number of service providers able to participate in a public/private partnership;

Quality of performance - effectiveness, timeliness and efficiency;

Employee Impact;

Legal considerations;

Government control - ease of monitoring and measuring services and providers;

Potential to segment services;

Potential for savings; and

Risk of and exposure to legal liability.

 

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