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Legislation #: 050384 Introduction Date: 3/31/2005
Type: Resolution Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER GLOVER
Title: Directing the City Auditor to conduct an audit identifying procedures for legislative oversight of the City’s contracting for housing and community development programs and activities and to recommend procedures or best practices for such legislative oversight.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
3/31/2005 Filed by the Clerk's office
3/31/2005 Referred to Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee
4/6/2005 Immediate Adoption as a Committee Substitute without recommendation
4/7/2005 Adopted as Substituted

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR RESOLUTION NO. 050384

Directing the City Auditor to conduct an audit identifying procedures for legislative oversight of the Citys contracting for housing and community development programs and activities and to recommend procedures or best practices for such legislative oversight.

WHEREAS, the Red Flag Commission was established in 1997 to examine the processes, procedures and monitoring of City contracts and its report made recommendations directed at improving contracting procedures, promoting open and ethical government and defining the proper relationship between City Council, persons seeking contracts and City staff; and

WHEREAS, the City Council has passed Committee Substitute For Resolution No. 050139 which provides that consultation with, and oversight by, the City Council will be an integral part of the Citys competitive proposal process for the selection of proposals for the delivery of housing services by, or on behalf of, the City; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the City Auditor is directed to review at least the following:

 

a) Red Flag Commissions Report,

 

b) Procedures used by other governmental or quasi-governmental entities and which procedures are considered best practices to provide oversight of the use of housing and community development funds and the competitive proposal process for the selection of proposals for the delivery of housing and community development programs and activities, and

 

c) Regulations of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development concerning oversight of federal funds by local governments.

 

Section 2. That, after such review, the City Auditor is further directed to recommend procedures that will allow for the proper consultation with, and oversight by, the City Council in the delivery of City housing and community development services in accordance with the recommendations of the Red Flag Commission, federal regulations and the best practices of other cities or other governmental entities.

 


Section 3. That the City Manager be directed to bring all contracts for housing and community development programs and activities in excess of $75,000.00 to the City Council for approval prior to the report of the City Auditor and the adoption of a policy by the City Council pursuant to that report.

 

Section 4. That this Resolution shall cease to be effective upon the passage of a policy by the City Council pursuant to this Resolution.

 

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