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Legislation #: 030864 Introduction Date: 8/14/2003
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 8/31/2003
Sponsor: None
Title: Appropriating the sum of $1,958,000.00 to the Metropolitan Ambulance Services Trust account of the General Fund and accepting and approving an amendment to the annual contract with the Metropolitan Ambulance Services Trust authorized by Ordinance No. 030673 that increases the contract by $1,958,000.00 for a total contract amount of $5,136,989.00 to provide indigent care and other services and to establish additional contract performance measures, and declaring an emergency.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
8/13/2003

Prepare to Introduce

8/14/2003

Referred Finance Committee

8/19/2003

Advance and Do Pass as a Committee Substitute

8/21/2003

Passed as Substituted


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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 030864

 

Appropriating the sum of $1,958,000.00 to the Metropolitan Ambulance Services Trust account of the General Fund and accepting and approving an amendment to the annual contract with the Metropolitan Ambulance Services Trust authorized by Ordinance No. 030673 that increases the contract by $1,958,000.00 for a total contract amount of $5,136,989.00 to provide indigent care and other services and to establish additional contract performance measures, and declaring an emergency.

 

WHEREAS, the City Council established by Resolution No. 030424 its first use of funds remaining after the end of the 2002-2003 fiscal year an additional payment of up to $1,958,000.00 to the Metropolitan Ambulance Services Trust; and

 

WHEREAS, this money is necessary to maintain the current level of emergency medical services available to the residents of Kansas City; and

 

WHEREAS, the continued provision of the current level of emergency medical services available to the residents of Kansas City benefits the health and welfare of all residents and visitors to the City; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the sum of $1,958,000.00 is hereby appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund to the following account in the General Fund:

 

04-100-051-2140-B Metropolitan Ambulance Services Trust $1,958,000.00

 

Section 2. That the Director of Health is authorized to enter into an amendment to the contract between the City of Kansas City, Missouri and the Metropolitan Ambulance Services Trust authorized by Ordinance No. 030673 to increase funding for indigent care and other services by $1,958,000.00 from funds provided in the 2003-04 Budget for a contract total of $5,136,989.00. The increase in funds for this contract authorized by this ordinance will be paid from funds herein appropriated to Account No. 04-100-051-2140-B. The amendment shall read, in substantial form, as in the attached Exhibit A, which includes the inclusion of performance standards to measure the performance of MAST.

 

Section 3. That this ordinance provides for the public health, safety and welfare and is declared an emergency measure within the meaning of Section 15, Charter of Kansas City.

 

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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