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Legislation #: 050716 Introduction Date: 6/9/2005
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing the Metropolitan Ambulance Services Trust to operate the ambulance system for a period from July 1, 2005 through July 1, 2007; and declaring an emergency.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
6/8/2005 Filed by the Clerk's office
6/9/2005 Referred to Budget and Audit Committee
6/14/2005 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
6/16/2005 Councilmember Rowland Move to Amend
6/16/2005 Passed as Substituted and Amended

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ORDINANCE NO. 050716, AS AMENDED

 

Authorizing the Metropolitan Ambulance Services Trust to operate the ambulance system for a period from July 1, 2005 through July 1, 2007; and declaring an emergency.

 

WHEREAS, Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 031387 authorized MAST to act as operations contractor until June 30, 2005; and

 

WHEREAS, MAST was unsuccessful in securing a private contractor at affordable rates; and

 

WHEREAS, during this period additional information necessary to determine the appropriate steps for the immediate future of the ambulance system may be gathered; and

 

WHEREAS, it is necessary for MAST to continue operating the ambulance system as operations contractor to continue to provide for the protection of the public health, safety and welfare through the continued availability of sophisticated prehospital emergency medical services to the citizens of Kansas City, rendering this ordinance an emergency measure; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That pursuant to the authority of Section 34-366(h), Code of Ordinances, the Council authorizes the Metropolitan Ambulance Services Trust to continue to serve as operations contractor for an additional two years from July 1, 2005 through July 1, 2007.

 

Section 2. Pursuant to the terms of Section 15, Charter of Kansas City, this ordinance is declared an emergency because it is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health and safety to provide for the consistent lawful provision of ambulance services to the citizens of Kansas City.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

 

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William Geary

Assistant City Attorney