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Legislation #: 170709 Introduction Date: 9/21/2017
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute a five-year $6,684,321.37 contract with Legal Aid of Western Missouri for the legal representation of indigent defendants in Kansas City Municipal Court with Years 2 through 5 subject to appropriation in the Annual Budget; and authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to amend the Contract and extend the Contract.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
9/19/2017 Filed by the Clerk's office
9/21/2017 Referred to Finance and Governance Committee
9/27/2017 Advance and Do Pass as a Committee Substitute, Debate
9/28/2017 Passed as Substituted

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170709.pdf Authenticated 82K Authenticated
Legal Aid fact sheet (five year contract starting May 2017).xlsx Fact Sheet 20K Legal Aid Fact Sheet
Legal Aid Fiscal Note (five year contract starting May 1, 2017).xls Fiscal Note 59K Legal Aid Fiscal Note

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 170709

 

Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute a five-year $6,684,321.37 contract with Legal Aid of Western Missouri for the legal representation of indigent defendants in Kansas City Municipal Court with Years 2 through 5 subject to appropriation in the Annual Budget; and authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to amend the Contract and extend the Contract.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Manager of Procurement Services is hereby authorized to execute a five-year (5) contract with Legal Aid of Western Missouri, benevolent corporation, in the amount of $6,684,321.37 (Year 1: $1,284,445.00; Year 2: $1,310,133.90; Year 3: $1,336,336.58; Year 4: $1,363,063.31; Year 5: $1,390,342.58) to provide legal representation to indigent defendants in Kansas City Municipal Court to begin May 1 2017 through April 30, 2022 with Years 2 through 5 of the Contract subject to annual appropriation of adequate funds by Council in the City’s Annual Budget. A copy of the contract, in substantial form, is on file with the Administrator of the Municipal Court.

 

Section 2. That the sum of $1,284,445.00 is to be paid from the following accounts subject to appropriation by the City Council:

 

18-1000-272005-B Indigent Court Defense $1,282,445.00

18-2760-272028-B Specialty Court 2,000.00

TOTAL $1,284,445.00

 

Section 3. That the Manager of Procurement Services is authorized to execute contract amendments to the Contract and to extend the contract without Council authorization.

 

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The City has no financial obligation under both this Ordinance and Contract until the Manager of Procurement Services issues a Purchase Order which shall be signed by the City’s Director of Finance certifying 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 incurred in the Purchase Order.

 

 

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Randall J. Landes

Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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James Brady

Assistant City Attorney