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Legislation #: 130371 Introduction Date: 5/2/2013
Type: Resolution Effective Date: 5/9/2013
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS TAYLOR, CIRCO, REED, WAGNER, DAVIS, JAMES, JR. AND BROOKS
Title: Authorizing the Director of Human Relations to expand the Small Local Business Enterprise Development Program for design professional contracts entered into by the Water Services Department for its capital projects program.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
5/3/2013 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/2/2013 Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
5/9/2013 Immediate Adoption as a Committee Substitute
5/9/2013 Adopted as Substituted

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR RESOLUTION NO. 130371

Authorizing the Director of Human Relations to expand the Small Local Business Enterprise Development Program for design professional contracts entered into by the Water Services Department for its capital projects program.

WHEREAS, the City has an established Small Local Business Enterprise Development (SLBE) program; and

WHEREAS, the City desires to increase the participation of small local businesses as prime contractors in design professional contracts; and

WHEREAS, the Water Services Department anticipates an increase in design professional contracts for its capital projects program including those under the Overflow Control Program; and

WHEREAS, the expansion of the existing SLBE program for the purposes set forth in this Resolution will allow more small and local businesses the opportunity to be prime contractors in design professional contracts for the capital project program of the Water Services Department; and

WHEREAS, the City Council finds it is in the best interests of the City to expand the SLBE program for design professional contracts entered into by the Water Services Department; NOW, THEREFORE

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That the Director of Human Relations is authorized to expand the SLBE program established by Chapter 3, Code of Ordinances for design professional contracts having a value less than $500,000.00 entered into by the Water Services Department for its capital projects program as provided in this section.

a)         Any requirement related to the annual gross receipts of a business shall be increased to not to exceed seven million dollars.

 

b)         Contracts entered into under this section shall not be required to meet MBE/WBE goals otherwise required by this chapter.

 

Section 2. That the Director of Water Services and the Director of Human Relations shall work together to identify eligible contracts.

Section 3. That the expansion of the SLBE program authorized in this Resolution shall not apply to any additional projects without the approval of the City Council.

Section 4. That the expansion of the SLBE program authorized in this Resolution shall be reviewed annually by the Director of Human Relations in consultation with the Director of Water Services and each director shall have the right to recommend to the City Council adjustments deemed to be in the best interest of the City and its citizenry.

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