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Legislation #: 970488 Introduction Date: 4/17/1997
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 5/1/1997
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing a one year $601,379.00 agreement with the Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center to provide medical care for the City's indigent citizens; authorizing the Director to retain and expend $16,820.00 of this agreement; and recognizing an emergency.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
4/23/1997

Do Pass

4/17/1997

Prepare to Introduce

4/17/1997

Referred Neighborhood Development Committee

4/24/1997

Assigned to Third Read Calendar

5/1/1997

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 970488

 

Authorizing a one year $601,379.00 agreement with the Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center to provide medical care for the City's indigent citizens; authorizing the Director to retain and expend $16,820.00 of this agreement; and recognizing an emergency.

 

WHEREAS, the City provides medical services to its indigent citizens pursuant to Chapter 36, Code of Ordinances and Section 1(38) of the City Charter; and

 

WHEREAS, it is vital that funds be available to provide medical services to indigent citizens; and

 

WHEREAS, this funding must be available by May 1, 1997, to continue to fund medical services for the indigent; and

 

WHEREAS, if this ordinance is not passed as an emergency ordinance, funding will not be available to provide medical services to the City's indigent citizens on May 1, 1997; and

 

WHEREAS, this ordinance is necessary for the preservation of the public health; NOW THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That an agreement between the City, acting through its Director of Health, and the Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center, a Missouri not-for-profit corporation, whereby the Center will provide medical care for the City's indigent citizens for the period of May 1, 1997 through April 30, 1998, for which the City will pay $601,379.00 from funds provided in the 1997-98 Budget, Ordinance No. 970311, in the following accounts and amounts, is hereby accepted and approved. A copy of the contract, in substantial form, is attached hereto and made a part hereof by reference.

 

98-100-051-2130-B Health Centers $180,873.00 98-233-051-2130-B Health Centers 420,506.00 TOTAL $601,379.00

 

Section 2. That the amount of $16,820.00, as specified in the agreement, may be retained by the Health Department to partially offset the cost of administering the agreement and may be used in such manner and for such purposes as the Director of Health may determine.

 

Section 3. That this ordinance, making provisions for the expenditure of funds in connection with preservation of the public health, is hereby recognized as an emergency measure within the provisions of Article II, Section 15 of the Charter of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, and shall take effect immediately upon passage.

 

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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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Director of Finance

 

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

 

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Assistant City Attorney