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Legislation #: 200817 Introduction Date: 9/17/2020
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER FOWLER AND COUNCILMEMBER O'NEILL
Title: Estimating and appropriating $17,000,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Sales Tax Fund from the 19th Amendment of the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing plan for the construction of the North Sports Complex; authorizing the City Manager to execute a $43,000,000.00 cooperative agreement with Sporting Fields Northland, LLC (“SFN”) for the construction, maintenance and operation of the North Sports Complex; authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to amend the agreement with Soccer Village Properties, LLC for the maintenance and operation of Soccer Village in Swope Park; and designating requisition authority.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
9/17/2020 Filed by the Clerk's office
9/17/2020 Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee
9/23/2020 Hold On Agenda (10/7/2020)
10/14/2020 Hold On Agenda (11/4/2020)
11/4/2020 Hold On Agenda (11/10/2020)
11/10/2020 Hold On Agenda (12/9/2020)

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ORDINANCE NO. 200817

 

Estimating and appropriating $17,000,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Sales Tax Fund from the 19th Amendment of the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing plan for the construction of the North Sports Complex; authorizing the City Manager to execute a $43,000,000.00 cooperative agreement with Sporting Fields Northland, LLC (“SFN”) for the construction, maintenance and operation of the North Sports Complex; authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to amend the agreement with Soccer Village Properties, LLC for the maintenance and operation of Soccer Village in Swope Park; and designating requisition authority.

 

WHEREAS, Resolution No. 190192 directed the City Manager to investigate potential sources of funding for the development of a new Northland youth soccer/multisport field complex and the City Manager has identified the source of funds to proceed with the development of a new 12-field sports complex; and

 

WHEREAS, Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 190485, As Amended, directed the City Manager to issue a Request for Information and a Request for Proposals/Qualifications for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of a new 12-field sports complex in the City’s Northland; and

 

WHEREAS, Section 5 of Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 190485, As Amended, stated that prior to the execution of a contract with a selected developer, the City Manager is directed to present to Council a financing plan identifying the specific sources of funding; and

 

  WHEREAS, Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 200094, As Amended, approved the plan of finance to include $1,000,000.00 from 2nd district PIAC committed over a term of four years, $17,000,000.00 from the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan, and $25,000,000.00 from City Special Obligation Bonds, Series 2021A; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Special Obligation Bonds of $25,000,000.00 are secured by the City’s annual appropriation pledge with Capital Improvements and Parks Sales Taxes (2/3 and 1/3 repayment, respectively) from expiring TIF’s in Platte and Clay Counties as the source of repayment; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Council accepted the Nineteenth Amendment to the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan pursuant to Ordinance No. 200204. Included in that plan amendment is the allocation of $17,000,000.00 for construction of the Northland Sports Complex; and

 

WHEREAS, the City desires to enter into this Agreement with SFN to construct, maintain, and operate a sports complex and facilities on the Premises, on behalf, and for the benefit of, the City in accordance with the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement; and

 

WHEREAS, SFN and/or its agent shall contract for the design and construction of the Sports Complex Improvements and SFN will pay for said design and construction services with funds received from City; and

 

WHEREAS, SFN or its contractors shall have full and complete authority, to select all subcontractors and service providers necessary for fulfillment of its obligations under this Agreement; and

 

WHEREAS, SFN and its contractors agree to comply with the City’s Affirmative Action Policy 1% for Art Program, MBE/WBE, Workforce Policy, ADA, Prevailing Wage, Three-Party Payment and Performance Bonds, Certification of Costs and Reimbursement Policy, as well as any applicable General Conditions for improvements installed in Parks; and

 

WHEREAS, all monies derived from the operation of the Northland Sports Complex, including without limitation any licenses, leases, concessions or user fees, retail sales, tickets and admission fees, shall be retained by SFN and used to, among other things, defray Northland Sports Complex operating and maintenance expenses; and

 

WHEREAS, SFN is granted the exclusive right to sell sponsorships, advertising and other marketing assets at the Northland Sports Complex. Revenues derived from sponsorships related to the Northland Sports Complex shall be retained by SFN; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That revenue in the amount of $17,000,000.00 is hereby estimated in the following account in the Capital Improvement Sales Tax Fund:

 

21-3090-100001-485380-70204958 Reimbursement from TIF

Commission $17,000,000.00

 

Section 2. That the sum of $17,000,000.00 is appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Capital Improvement Sales Tax Fund to the following account:

 

21-3090-108022-B-70204958 Northland Soccer Complex $17,000,000.00

 

Section 3. Authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement with authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to execute a $43,000,000.00 cooperative agreement with Sporting Fields Northland, LLC (“SFN”) for the acquisition of land, construction, maintenance and operation of the North Sports Complex, and a parking expansion at Swope Soccer Village.

 


 

Section 4. Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to amend the agreement with Soccer Village Properties, LLC for the maintenance and operation of Soccer Village in Swope Park pursuant to the term sheet included in Ordinance No. 200094.

 

Section 5. That the City Manager is hereby designated as requisitioning authority for Account No. 21-3090-108022.

 

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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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Tammy L. Queen

Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Mark P. Jones

Assistant City Attorney