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Legislation #: 140345 Introduction Date: 5/1/2014
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing the Administrator of Municipal Court to execute a six-month extension with Legal Aid of Western Missouri for the legal representation of indigent defendants in Kansas City Municipal Court in the amount of $547,709.00.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
4/29/2014 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/1/2014 Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee
5/14/2014 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
5/15/2014 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 140345

 

Authorizing the Administrator of Municipal Court to execute a six-month extension with Legal Aid of Western Missouri for the legal representation of indigent defendants in Kansas City Municipal Court in the amount of $547,709.00.

 

WHEREAS, the current contract with Legal Aid of Western Missouri expires on April 30, 2014; and

 

WHEREAS, the City is issuing a request for proposal for indigent legal representation during FY 2014-15; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Administrator of the Municipal Court is hereby authorized to extend for a term of six (6) months the contract with Legal Aid of Western Missouri in the amount of $547,709.00, 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 2. That the sum of $547,709.00 is to be paid from funds previously appropriated in Account No. 15-1000-272005-B.

 

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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.

 

___________________________

Randall J. Landes

Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

___________________________

Sarah Baxter

Assistant City Attorney