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Legislation #: 970878 Introduction Date: 6/12/1997
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 6/12/1997
Sponsor: None
Title: Approving a change in the Employment Contract with the City Manager Larry Brown; accepting his resignation; authorizing the Mayor to execute a Release and Severance Agreement with Larry Brown; transferring $180,000.00 from the contingent appropriation of the General Fund to an account in the Mayor's Office; designating requisitioning authority; and declaring an emergency.

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6/12/1997

Waive Charter Requirements City Council

6/12/1997

Passed

6/12/1997

Introduce an Ordinance

6/12/1997

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 970878

 

Approving a change in the Employment Contract with the City Manager Larry Brown; accepting his resignation; authorizing the Mayor to execute a Release and Severance Agreement with Larry Brown; transferring $180,000.00 from the contingent appropriation of the General Fund to an account in the Mayor's Office; designating requisitioning authority; and declaring an emergency.

 

WHEREAS, the City Council did by Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 931373 approve an Employment Contract commencing January 3, 1994, with Larry Brown, City Manager; and

 

WHEREAS, said Contract was subsequently amended by Ordinance No. 951515; and

 

WHEREAS, both parties to the Contract agree that it is in the best interests of the City Manager and the City to change said Contract by novation to provide for different terms and conditions under said Contract and to enter into a severance and release agreement; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Council determines that it is necessary to resolve the issue of the management of the City, immediately, in order to preserve the public peace, property, health, and safety; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Contract between the City and Larry Brown, commencing January 3, 1994, as approved by Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 931373, and as further amended by Ordinance No. 951515, is hereby changed by novation to the form of the Contract, in substantial form as the document attached hereto as Exhibit A.

 

Section 2. That the City Council hereby accepts the resignation of Larry Brown, effective June 30, 1997.

 

Section 3. That the Mayor is authorized to execute a release and severance agreement with Larry Brown, in substantial form as the document attached hereto as Exhibit B.

 

Section 4. That the sum of $180,000.00 is transferred from the Contingent Appropriation of the General Fund, 98-100-017-9990-B, to the following account in the General Fund:

 

98-100-001-1008-B Employment Separation $180,000.00

 

Section 5. That the Mayor is designated as requisitioning authority for Account No. 98-100-001-1008-B.

 

Section 6. That this ordinance, providing for the immediate preservation of the public peace, property, health and safety, is hereby declared to be an emergency ordinance within the meaning of Section 15 of the City Charter 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

 

Transfer approved: Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

 

__________________________ ___________________________________ Assistant City Manager Assistant City Attorney