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Legislation #: 001570 Introduction Date: 11/21/2000
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 12/24/2000
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER XBARNES AND COUNCILMEMBER ASJES
Title: Authorizing a loan agreement with the Kansas City Museum Association regarding the City´s Century Box and its contents.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
11/21/2000

Prepare to Introduce

11/21/2000

Referred Finance and Audit Committee

11/29/2000

Do Pass

11/30/2000

Assigned to Third Read Calendar

12/14/2000

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 001570

 

Authorizing a loan agreement with the Kansas City Museum Association regarding the Citys Century Box and its contents.

 

WHEREAS, in 1900, a time capsule designated the Century Box was placed in the Old Convention Hall and, 36 years later, moved to the Music Hall where it was enclosed in the wall of the fireplace room and where it has remained for 64 years; and

 

WHEREAS, the Century Box was to be opened in 100 years; and

 

WHEREAS, on December 13, 2000, the time capsule will be removed and transported to Union Station; and

 

WHEREAS, the time capsule will be opened at Union Station on January 1, 2001, as the finale to the year-long KC150 Celebration activities; and

 

WHEREAS, the Kansas City Museum Association has the expertise to safekeep and display the Century Box and its contents for the citizens of metropolitan Kansas City and the City desires to lend the Century Box and its contents to the Association for these purposes; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the City Manager is authorized to execute a loan agreement with the Kansas City Museum Association for the safekeeping, care and display of the Century Box and its contents. The loan agreement may be terminated upon reasonable notice by either party and costs of insurance will be borne by the Association. A copy of the loan agreement is approved in substantial form as that on file in the City Managers Office. Upon the identification of the contents of the Century Box, the parties will provide for appropriate measures for restoration and preservation of the items, by separate agreement or amendment to the loan agreement.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

 

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Assistant City Attorney