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Legislation #: 090562 Introduction Date: 7/2/2009
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 7/26/2009
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER CIRCO AND COUNCILMEMBER RILEY
Title: Authorizing the City Manager’s Office to execute a contract with the Mid-America Regional Council to fund the administration of Green Zone in an amount not to exceed $1,500,000.00; adjusting appropriations in the General Fund and Capital Improvements Sales Tax Fund; and stating the intent of the City Council with regards to future capital improvements in the 5th District.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
6/26/2009 Filed by the Clerk's office
6/25/2009 Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
7/15/2009 Advance and Do Pass as a Committee Substitute, Debate
7/16/2009 Passed as Substituted

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 090562

Authorizing the City Managers Office to execute a contract with the Mid-America Regional Council to fund the administration of Green Zone in an amount not to exceed $1,500,000.00; adjusting appropriations in the General Fund and Capital Improvements Sales Tax Fund; and stating the intent of the City Council with regards to future capital improvements in the 5th District.

WHEREAS, Congressman Cleaver has formally announced his intention to secure up to $200 million in federal support for the Green Zone Initiative in the urban core of the City; and

WHEREAS, the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) will be responsible for conducting and managing administrative services in the Green Impact Zone; and

WHEREAS, administrative services include coordinating the activities of federal, state, local and non-profit agencies and private companies that carry out services and make investments in the zone; coordinating and producing grant applications; fiscal administration, including federal and state grants management and reporting; performance monitoring, data collection and program evaluation; strategic planning, including developing a long-term investment and sustainability strategy; and neighborhood outreach to ensure zone residents and businesses are able to access resources available in the zone, and

WHEREAS, MARC will carry out these services through a combination of sub-contracts and in-house staff, but will be fully accountable for meeting contract requirements; and

WHEREAS, the City of Kansas City is supportive of this effort and wishes to contribute to this effort to improve the heart of the City; and

WHEREAS, funding of this effort can be accomplished by moving capital maintenance funding to unallocated funds in the 5th District contingency funds in the Capital Improvements Fund, and thereby freeing up General Fund resources for this purpose; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That $1,500,000.00 is reduced from the following accounts of the Capital Improvements Fund:

10-3090-898500-B CD5 Contingency $ 700,000.00

10-3090-808955-B 75th and Westridge Drainage 800,000.00

TOTAL $1,500,000.00

 

Section 2. That $1,500,000.00 is appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Capital Improvements Fund to the following account in the Capital Improvements Fund:

10-3090-897701-B Street Preservation $1,500,000.00

Section 3. That $1,500,000.00 is reduced from the following account of the General Fund:

10-1000-897701-B Street Preservation $1,500,000.00

Section 4. That $1,500,000.00 is appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund to the following account in the General Fund:

10-1000-101450-B Green Zone Initiative $1,500,000.00

Section 5. That the City Council states its intent to fund the 75th and Westridge drainage project for $800,000.00 with FY 2010-11 District 5 Neighborhood Sales Tax Funds.

Section 6. That the Director of Finance is authorized to transfer all open encumbrances and expenditures that have occurred in the account referenced in Section 3 of this ordinance since May 1, 2009 to the same account in the Capital Improvements Fund.

Section 7. That the City Manager is authorized to execute, on behalf of the City, a contract with Mid-America Regional Council to fund the administration of the Green Zone in an amount not to exceed $1,500,000.00 from funds previously appropriated to Account No. 10-1000-101450.

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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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Jeffrey A. Yates

Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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William Geary

Assistant City Attorney