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Legislation #: 110897 Introduction Date: 11/17/2011
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 12/25/2011
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement not to exceed $3,144,000.00 with Neighborhood Housing Services to establish a revolving loan fund for the period from December 1, 2011 through March 31, 2013, with funds made available by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant - Better Buildings Program providing funds for the EnergyWorks KC (EWCKC) initiative.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
11/16/2011 Filed by the Clerk's office
11/17/2011 Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
11/30/2011 Hold On Agenda (12/7/2011)
12/7/2011 Hold On Agenda (12/14/2011)
12/14/2011 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
12/15/2011 Passed

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NHS RLF Fact Sheet.xlsx Fact Sheet 48K Fact Sheet

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ORDINANCE NO. 110897

 

Authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement not to exceed $3,144,000.00 with Neighborhood Housing Services to establish a revolving loan fund for the period from December 1, 2011 through March 31, 2013, with funds made available by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant - Better Buildings Program providing funds for the EnergyWorks KC (EWCKC) initiative.

 

WHEREAS, the City was one of 25 entities nationwide selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (“DOE”) to be a recipient of an Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant - Better Buildings grant (the “Grant”); and

 

WHEREAS, the City has negotiated a scope of work with Neighborhood Housing Services (“NHS”) consistent with the Grant award; and

 

WHEREAS, this agreement with NHS will support the goal of the EnergyWorks KC goals by providing low interest loans in the targeted neighborhood areas; and

 

WHEREAS, this initiative will allow NHS to originate loans based on referrals from the Metropolitan Energy Center (MEC) which, under separate contract, is responsible for community outreach and connecting homeowners and business owners to energy efficiency analysts, energy efficiency improvements contractors, and appropriate financing.; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That the City Manager, or his designee, is hereby authorized to execute an agreement with Neighborhood Housing Services, for an amount not to exceed $3,144,000.00 to support the EnergyWorks KC initiative goals by providing low interest loans in the targeted neighborhood areas. A copy of the agreement, in substantial form, is on file with the City Manager’s Office of Environmental Quality.

Section 2. That the City Manager is authorized to expend up to the sum of $3,144,000.00 from funds previously appropriated to Account No. 12-2530-105056-B, to satisfy the cost of this agreement.

 

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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:

 

 

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Matthew Gigliotti

Assistant City Attorney