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Legislation #: 120668 Introduction Date: 7/19/2012
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 7/26/2012
Sponsor: None
Title: Accepting and approving a grant to the City of $4,528,440.00 over two years from the United States Department of Homeland Security Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) program; estimating revenue in the amount of $4,528,440.00 in the Fire Sales Tax Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
7/19/2012 Filed by the Clerk's office
7/19/2012 Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee
7/25/2012 Advance and Do Pass as a Committee Substitute, Debate
7/26/2012 Passed as Substituted

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 120668

 

Accepting and approving a grant to the City of $4,528,440.00 over two years from the United States Department of Homeland Security Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) program; estimating revenue in the amount of $4,528,440.00 in the Fire Sales Tax Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Fire Chief is hereby authorized to accept a grant from the United States Department of Homeland Security Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) program in the amount of $4,528,440.00 to be paid over two years according to a decreasing Federal share formula.

 

Section. 2. That the revenue in the following account of the Fire Sales Tax Fund is hereby estimated in the following amount for FY 2012-2013:

 

13-2300-235008-478395 USFA SAFER Grant $4,528,440.00

 

Section 3. That the sum of $4,528,440.00 is hereby appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Fire Sales Tax Fund to the following account in the Fire Sales Tax Fund:

 

13-2300-235008-A USFA SAFER Grant $4,528,440.00

 

Section 4. That the Fire Chief is hereby designated as requisitioning authority for Account No 13-2300-235008.

 

Section 5. That this Ordinance is recognized as an emergency measure within the provisions of Section 503 of the City Charter in that it appropriates money 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.

 

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Randall J. Landes

Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

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Alan Holtkamp

Assistant City Attorney