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Legislation #: 140570 Introduction Date: 7/24/2014
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Approving a Kansas City Brownfields Assessment Coalition subgrant in an amount not to exceed $150,000.00 to Jackson County, Missouri, for environmental assessment of the Rock Island Rail Corridor and authorizing the Director of City Development to execute the subgrant agreement.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
7/22/2014 Filed by the Clerk's office
7/24/2014 Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
7/30/2014 Hold On Agenda (8/13/2014)
8/13/2014 Hold On Agenda (8/27/2014)
8/27/2014 Advance and Do Pass as a Committee Substitute, Debate
8/28/2014 Passed as Substituted

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140570.pdf Authenticated 142K Authenticated
EPA Site Eligibilty Confirmation.pdf Exhibit 179K EPA Site Eligibility Confirmation
140570 Agreement.pdf Agreement 263K Agreement
140570 Fiscal Note.pdf Fiscal Note 169K Fiscal Note
140570 Fact Sheet.pdf Fact Sheet 184K Fact Sheet

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 140570

 

Approving a Kansas City Brownfields Assessment Coalition subgrant in an amount not to exceed $150,000.00 to Jackson County, Missouri, for environmental assessment of the Rock Island Rail Corridor and authorizing the Director of City Development to execute the subgrant agreement.

 

WHEREAS, the Kansas City Brownfield Assessment Coalition program (the “Coalition”) has been established by the City of Kansas City, Missouri (the “City”), in partnership with Jackson County, Missouri and the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri (LCRA); and

 

WHEREAS, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the City a Brownfields Assessment Coalition – Hazardous Substances grant in the amount of $781,500.00, Federal Cooperative Agreement No. BF-97722301(the “Grant”); and

 

   WHEREAS, in public meetings held August 17, 2011 and April 20, 2012, the Coalition discussed and approved the environmental assessment activities planned for the Rock Island Rail Corridor located in Jackson County, Missouri, all to facilitate acquisition, regional transit and recreational trail development; and

 

WHEREAS, in a public meeting held June 18, 2014, the Coalition approved a subgrant of Grant funds in an amount not to exceed $150,000.00 to Jackson County, Missouri, for environmental assessment of the Rock Island Rail Corridor; and

 

  WHEREAS, EPA has approved the subgrant recipient and borrower eligibility, site eligibility, and the use of funds for the Rock Island Rail Corridor project have been met; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That a Coalition subgrant to Jackson County, Missouri, in an amount not to exceed $150,000.00 for environmental assessment of the Rock Island Rail Corridor project is hereby approved. A copy of the agreement, in substantial form, is on file with the office of the Director of City Development.

 

Section 2. That the Director of City Development is hereby authorized to enter into a subgrant agreement with Jackson County, Missouri, to subgrant funds from the Grant in a total amount not to exceed $150,000.00, all from funds previously appropriated to the following account:

 

15-2550-645020-B-G64COLH EPA Brownfields Grant $150,000.00

 

_______________________________________________

 

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:

 

 

______________________________

Matthew Gigliotti

Assistant City Attorney