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Legislation #: 090525 Introduction Date: 6/18/2009
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 7/19/2009
Sponsor: None
Title: Reducing the Contingent Appropriation in the General Fund by $200,000.00; transferring to the Police Department; and appropriating it to cover the costs associated with four additional positions for animal control and tow services dispatch at the Police Department.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
6/17/2009 Filed by the Clerk's office
6/18/2009 Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
6/24/2009 Do Pass as a Committee Substitute
6/25/2009 Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted
7/9/2009 Passed as Substituted

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 090525

 

Reducing the Contingent Appropriation in the General Fund by $200,000.00; transferring to the Police Department; and appropriating it to cover the costs associated with four additional positions for animal control and tow services dispatch at the Police Department.

 

WHEREAS, the functions of animal control and tow services dispatch were transferred to the Police Department Communications Unit from the Neighborhood and Community Services Department as of Fiscal Year 2009-10; and

 

WHEREAS, a consolidated dispatch operation allows the City to more efficiently use staffing at KCPD and address the need for more 9-1-1 call-takers; and

 

WHEREAS, the City receives more than 14,000 calls per year for animal control services, and more than 2,400 calls per year for tow-related services through the 3-1-1 Action Center; and

 

WHEREAS, the FY 2009-10 Budget did not provide funds for additional personnel associated with the operation of Animal Control dispatch; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the appropriation in the following account of the General Fund is reduced in the following amount:

 

KCMBU-10-1000-179990-B Contingent Appropriation $200,000.00

 

Section 2. That the sum of $200,000.00 is appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance in the General Fund to the following account:

 

KCMBU-10-1000-129996-X Transfer to KCPDU Component $200,000.00

Unit

 

Section 3. That revenue is reestimated in the following account of the General Fund-KCPDU

 

KCPDU-10-1000-210000-599900 Transfer from KC Primary $200,000.00

Government

 

Section 4. That $200,000.00 is appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund to the following account in the General Fund-KCPDU:

 

KCPDU-10-1000-211499-A Police Communications Unit $200,000.00

 

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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.

 

 

___________________________________

Jeffrey A. Yates

Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

___________________________________

Kathy K. Adams

Assistant City Attorney