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Legislation #: 160501 Introduction Date: 7/7/2016
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Reducing the Contingent Appropriation of the General Fund by $160,417.00; appropriating that same amount to the Indigent Court Defense account of the General Fund; and authorizing the Administrator of the Municipal Court to execute a one-year $1,240,417.00 contract extension with Legal Aid of Western Missouri for the legal representation of indigent defendants in Kansas City Municipal Court.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
7/5/2016 Filed by the Clerk's office
7/7/2016 Referred to Finance and Governance Committee
7/13/2016 Hold On Agenda (7/20/2016)
7/20/2016 Hold On Agenda (7/27/2016)
7/27/2016 Hold On Agenda (8/10/2016)
8/10/2016 Hold On Agenda (8/17/2016)
8/17/2016 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
8/18/2016 Passed

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160501.pdf Authenticated 65K Authenticated
160501 Admin .pdf Other 34K Admin Approp
160501 Fiscal Note.pdf Fiscal Note 14K Fiscal Note
160501 Fact Sheet.pdf Fact Sheet 103K Fact Sheet

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ORDINANCE NO. 160501

 

Reducing the Contingent Appropriation of the General Fund by $160,417.00; appropriating that same amount to the Indigent Court Defense account of the General Fund; and authorizing the Administrator of the Municipal Court to execute a one-year $1,240,417.00 contract extension with Legal Aid of Western Missouri for the legal representation of indigent defendants in Kansas City Municipal Court.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

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

 

17-1000-179990-B Contingent Appropriation $160,417.00

 

Section 2. That $160,417.00 is appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund to the follow account:

 

17-1000-272005-B Indigent Court Defense $160,417.00

 

Section 3. That the Administrator of the Municipal Court is hereby authorized to execute a one-year (1) contract extension with Legal Aid of Western Missouri in the amount of $1,240,417.00, to provide legal representation to indigent defendants in Kansas City Municipal Court. A copy of the contract, in substantial form, is on file with the Administrator of the Municipal Court.

 

Section 4. That the sum of $1,240,417.00 is to be paid from funds appropriated to:

 

17-1000-272005-B Indigent Court Defense $1,160,417.00

17-2760-272028-B Specialty Court 80,000.00

TOTAL $1,240,417.00

 

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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.

 

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Randall J. Landes

Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

___________________________________

James Brady

Assistant City Attorney