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Legislation #: 100746 Introduction Date: 9/2/2010
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 10/3/2010
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing acceptance of a grant from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City in the amount of $544,120.00 for Municipal Drug Court purposes; estimating revenue and appropriating the sum of $250,170.00 to the Health Care Foundation Grant account; and designating requisitioning authority.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
9/1/2010 Filed by the Clerk's office
9/2/2010 Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee
9/22/2010 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
9/23/2010 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 100746

 

Authorizing acceptance of a grant from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City in the amount of $544,120.00 for Municipal Drug Court purposes; estimating revenue and appropriating the sum of $250,170.00 to the Health Care Foundation Grant account; and designating requisitioning authority.

 

WHEREAS, the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City provides leadership, advocacy, and resources that eliminate barriers to quality health for the uninsured and underserved in the City of Kansas City, Missouri and surrounding areas; and

 

WHEREAS, the City of Kansas City, Missouri Municipal Drug Court received a Mental Health grant from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City for $544,120.00 that will provide Municipal Drug Court participants with evaluation for co-occurring disorders and access to a psychiatrist and motivational enhancement groups while waiting for residential treatment; and

WHEREAS, the grant will also provide case management and residential treatment for substance abuse; and

WHEREAS, the mission of Kansas City Municipal Drug Court is to break the cycle of addiction for individuals who have chronic substance abuse issues by linking those individuals to local community-based treatment resources with the goal of reducing recidivism; and

 

WHEREAS, both the City and the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City strive to eliminate barriers to substance abuse treatment for some of Kansas City’s most underserved and uninsured residents; and

 

WHEREAS, among other things, this grant will provide for:

 

- Intake assessments and case management;

- A psychiatrist from Truman Medical Center-Behavioral Health for mental health evaluations at the Regional Correctional Center;

- Motivational Enhancement Groups, to be conducted by First Call at the Regional Correctional Center to enhance motivation for change;

- A Community CareLink Database through First Call that will connect the entire drug court team to a web-based data system that accurately tracks participants, ensures accurate outcomes and obtains important data from treatment centers;

- A minimum of 15 residential substance abuse treatment beds a year; and

- Program evaluation conducted by the Resource Development Institute; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Administrator of Municipal Court is hereby authorized to accept a grant from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City in the amount of $544,120.00, establishing a partnership among the Municipal Division Drug Court, for the purpose of assisting defendants of the Municipal Drug Court.

 

Section 2. That the revenue in the following amount of the 2011 Health Care Foundation Grant is hereby estimated in the following amount:

 

11-1000-270001-480505 Health Care Foundation Grant $250,170.00

 

Section 3. That the sum of $250,170.00 is hereby appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund to the following accounts in the General Fund:

 

11-1000-275800-A Health Care Foundation Grant $107,730.00

11-1000-275800-B Health Care Foundation Grant 141,440.00

11-1000-275800-C Health Care Foundation Grant 1,000.00

Total $250,170.00

Section 4. That the Administrator of Municipal Court is designated as requisitioning authority for Account No. 11-1000-275800.

 

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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.

 

 

___________________________________

Randall J. Landes

Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

___________________________________

Joseph Guarino

Assistant City Attorney