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Legislation #: 140970 Introduction Date: 11/6/2014
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER DAVIS AND COUNCILMEMBER WAGNER
Title: Approving an amendment to the cooperative agreement with Clay County, Missouri and the Clay County Collector for the collection of Kansas City property taxes, so as to add the collection of delinquent special assessments; authorizing the Director of Finance to execute the amendment on behalf of the City; appropriating for payment of collection and assessment fees; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
11/5/2014 Filed by the Clerk's office
11/6/2014 Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee
11/12/2014 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
11/13/2014 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 140970

 

Approving an amendment to the cooperative agreement with Clay County, Missouri and the Clay County Collector for the collection of Kansas City property taxes, so as to add the collection of delinquent special assessments; authorizing the Director of Finance to execute the amendment on behalf of the City; appropriating for payment of collection and assessment fees; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.

WHEREAS, the City made a cooperative agreement in 2012 with Clay County, Missouri and the Clay County Collector for the collection of Kansas City, Missouri property taxes within that portion of the City situated in Clay County, Missouri; and

WHEREAS, the 2012 cooperative agreement included the collection of City property taxes but not the City’s delinquent special assessments; and

WHEREAS, the Clay County Collector has authority under state law to collect delinquent special assessments on behalf of cities located within the county and to enter into contracts with cities for such purpose and to charge such collection fees as allowed by law; and

WHEREAS, the City would benefit from the collection of its delinquent assessments and fees by the Clay County Collector for properties within that portion of the City situated in Clay County; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That the Director of Finance is authorized to execute on behalf of the City an amendment to the 2012 cooperative agreement with Clay County, Missouri and with the Clay County Collector for the collection of Kansas City, Missouri property taxes, so as to add the collection of delinquent special assessments as described in the amendment to the agreement for properties within that portion of the City situated in Clay County, Missouri. The amendment to the cooperative agreement is approved in substantial form as that attached to the original of this ordinance.

 

Section 2. That the sum of $51,643.00 is hereby appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of Fund 1000, the General Fund, to the following accounts:

 

15-1000-121120-B Contr to Cty Assessment Prog $28,805.00

15-1000-121110-B County Collection Fee 22,838.00

$51,643.00

 


Section 3. That the sum of $983.00 is hereby appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of Fund 2020, the Museum Fund, to the following account:

 

15-2020-121120-B Contr to Cty Assessment Prog $ 689.00

15-2020-121110-B County Collection Fee 294.00

$ 983.00

 

Section 4. That the sum of $34,069.00 is hereby appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of Fund 2330, the Health Levy Fund, to the following accounts:

 

15-2330-121120-B Contr to Cty Assessment Prog $24,164.00

15-2330-121110-B County Collection Fee 9,905.00

$34,069.00

 

Section 5. That the sum of $6,626.00 is hereby appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of Fund 5010, the General Debt and Interest Fund, to the following accounts:

 

15-5010-121120-B Contr to Cty Assessment Prog $ 4,616.00

15-5010-121110-B County Collection Fee 2,010.00

$ 6,626.00

 

Section 6. That the sum of $500.00 is hereby appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of Fund 3190, the Revolving Public Improvement Fund, to the following account:

 

15-3190-121110-B County Collection Fee $ 500.00

 

Section 7. That the sum of $15,000.00 is hereby appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of Fund 5100, the Sewer Special Assessment Fund, to the following account:

 

15-5100-121110-B County Collection Fee $15,000.00

 

Section 8. That the sum of $1,000.00 is hereby appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of Fund 8010, the Water Fund, to the following account:

 

15-8010-121110-B County Collection Fee $ 1,000.00

 

Section 9. That the Director of Finance is designated as requisitioning authority for Account Nos. 15-1000-121120, 15-1000-121110, 15-2020-121120, 15-2020-121110, 15-2330-121120, 15-2330-121110, 15-5010-121120, 15-5010-121110, 15-3190-121110, 15-5100-121110, and 15-8010-121110.

 

Section 10. That this ordinance, which appropriates money, is recognized as an ordinance with an accelerated effective date as provided by Section 503(a)(3)(C) of the City Charter, and shall take effect in accordance with that section.

 

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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:

 

 

________________________

Stephen Walsh

Assistant City Attorney