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Legislation #: 060740 Introduction Date: 7/6/2006
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing the Director of the Department of City Development to enter into an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District to extend a contract for one staff member to support the City Brownfields Program; expending $30,000.00 in City funds to fund Corps staff support services per the Memorandum of Agreement; and accepting $60,000.00 of additional in-kind staff support services for the City Brownfields Program from the Corps through funds provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
7/3/2006 Filed by the Clerk's office
7/6/2006 Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
7/12/2006 Hold On Agenda (7/19/2006)
7/19/2006 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
7/20/2006 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 060740

 

Authorizing the Director of the Department of City Development to enter into an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District to extend a contract for one staff member to support the City Brownfields Program; expending $30,000.00 in City funds to fund Corps staff support services per the Memorandum of Agreement; and accepting $60,000.00 of additional in-kind staff support services for the City Brownfields Program from the Corps through funds provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

 

WHEREAS, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has consistently supported the City Brownfields Program through the total award of over $3.1 million in grant assistance and technical support to facilitate brownfield assessment, cleanup and redevelopment;

 

WHEREAS, in July 2005 the City entered into a Memorandum of Agreement to fund the services of a Corps staff member to support the City Brownfields Program for approximately twelve (12) months and such agreement will expire in June 2006; and

 

WHEREAS, EPA Region VII has entered into an Inter Agency Agreement to provide the Corps $60,000.00 to extend Corps staff member services in support of the City Brownfields Program for an additional six months; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the City, through the Director of City Development, is hereby authorized to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District to extend staff support services for the City Brownfields Program for a period of approximately six (6) months from funds previously appropriated to Account No 07-1000-642200-B. A copy of the agreement, in substantial form, is on file in the office of the City Development Department.

 

Section 2. That the Director of City Development is further authorized to enter into an employment contract for a period not to exceed six months (6) months with a Corps staff member identified pursuant to the above referenced Memorandum of Agreement.

 

Section 3. That the Director of City Development is further authorized to accept approximately $60,000.00 worth of additional in-kind Corps staff services in support of the City Brownfields Program pursuant to the above referenced Memorandum of Agreement and funded by a separate Interagency Agreement between EPA and the Corps.

 

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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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Debra R. Hinsvark

Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Nicole Rowlette

Assistant City Attorney