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Legislation #: 160090 Introduction Date: 2/4/2016
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 2/19/2016
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to enter into a cooperative grant funding agreement with the Missouri Department of Transportation for the Brush Creek Confluence Trail Project in the amount of $500,000.00 in federal funds; estimating revenue and appropriating $500,000.00 to the Capital Improvements Fund; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
2/3/2016 Filed by the Clerk's office
2/4/2016 Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee
2/17/2016 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
2/18/2016 Passed

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160090.pdf Authenticated 103K Authenticated
Brush Creek Confluence 3310-494 FactSheet, 1-28-16.xlsx Other 21K Fact Sheet
Brush Creek Confluence Trail Fiscal Note.xlsx Fiscal Note 16K Fiscal Note
KCMO_Brush Creek Trail at Blue River_Layout.pdf Plan 236K Brush Creek Confluence Trail Plan
Brush Creek Confluence Trail TAP Grant Award (2).docx Parks Board Memo 24K Brush Creek Confluence Trail TAP Grant Award Ltr PBM
Approp-Admin-Rev Brush Creek Confluence Trail TAP Grant 2-1-16.xls Other 59K Brush Creek Confluence Trail TAP Grant Approp-Admin

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ORDINANCE NO. 160090

 

Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to enter into a cooperative grant funding agreement with the Missouri Department of Transportation for the Brush Creek Confluence Trail Project in the amount of $500,000.00 in federal funds; estimating revenue and appropriating $500,000.00 to the Capital Improvements Fund; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.

 

WHEREAS, the Missouri Department of Transportation awarded a grant [Federal Project No. TAP 3301 (494)] in the amount of $500,000.00 for construction of the Brush Creek Confluence Trail on January 29, 2015 to the Parks and Recreation Department; and

 

WHEREAS, the grant requires a 33% match from the City to supplement the grant award; and

 

WHEREAS, the Public Improvement Advisory Committee allocated funds from the 3rd and 5th Council Districts Neighborhood Funds to the Parks and Recreation Department for the Brush Creek Confluence Trail Project in May, 2015 to be used for the local match; and

 

WHEREAS, the Parks and Recreation Department will be the project administrator for the Brush Creek Confluence Trail Project, which is the same area for which PIAC had allocated funds; and

 

WHEREAS, the improvements include a trail connecting Brush Creek Trail, Cleaver II Trail and the Blue River Trail at the Colorado St. Bridge and is part of the Metro Green and Trails KC Plans; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Director of Parks and Recreation is hereby authorized to execute a cooperative grant funding agreement between the Missouri Department of Transportation and the Kansas City, Missouri Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners for the use of the Transportation Alternatives (TAP) 3301 (494) grant funds as provided by the Federal Highway Administration for construction of the Brush Creek Confluence Trail.

Section 2. That the revenue in the following account in the Capital Improvements Fund is hereby estimated in the following amount:

 

16-3090-700001-479095-G70121305 Brush Creek Confluence Trail $500,000.00


Section 3. That the sum of $500,000.00 is hereby appropriated from the Un-appropriated Fund Balance of the Capital Improvements Fund to the following account in the Capital Improvements Fund:

 

16-3090-708093-B-G70121305 Brush Creek Confluence Trail $500,000.00

 

Section 4. That the Director of Parks and Recreation is hereby designated as requisitioning authority for Account No. 16-3090-708093.

 

Section 5. That this ordinance, relating to the design, repair, maintenance or construction of a public improvement, is recognized as an ordinance with an accelerated effective date as provided by Section 503(a)(3)(D) of the City Charter and shall take effect in accordance with Section 503, City Charter.

 

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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:

 

 

______________________________

Lana K. Torczon

Assistant City Attorney