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Legislation #: 951378 Introduction Date: 10/5/1995
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 10/29/1995
Sponsor: None
Title: Amending Chapter 2 of the Code of Ordinances of Kansas City by repealing Section 2-1648 and enacting a new Section 2-1648, relating to leases of city-owned real estate.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
10/5/1995

Prepare to Introduce

10/5/1995

Referred Finance & Administration Committee

10/11/1995

Do Pass

10/12/1995

Add to Consent Docket

10/19/1995

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 951378

 

Amending Chapter 2 of the Code of Ordinances of Kansas City by repealing Section 2-1648 and enacting a new Section 2-1648, relating to leases of city-owned real estate.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That Chapter 2 of the Code of Ordinances of Kansas City is amended by repealing Section 2-1648 and enacting in lieu thereof a new Section 2-1648, entitled "Leases of city-owned real estate," to read as follows:

 

Sec. 2-1648. Leases of city-owned real estate.

 

(a) Unless otherwise authorized by the Charter or ordinance, no lease, license or other contract or agreement purporting to grant any right to enter on or use any city-owned real estate for a term of more than one year or $5,000.00 or more shall be entered into on behalf of the city without the approval of the city council.

 

(b) Unless otherwise authorized by the Charter or ordinance, no lease, license or other contract or agreement purporting to grant any right to enter on or use any city-owned real estate for a term of one year or less and in an amount of $1,000.00 or more shall be entered into on behalf of the city without first providing written notice of the intent to execute such an agreement to the city council. Such notice shall include the names of the parties to the proposed agreement, a description of the property and the basic purpose and terms of the agreement. No such contract or agreement shall be executed on behalf of the city without the approval of the council if four or more councilmembers file written objections to such contract or agreement within five working days of the notice date. The city manager shall establish procedures to ensure compliance with this provision.

 

(c) Unless otherwise specifically required by ordinance, leases, licenses or other contracts or agreements granting the right to enter on or use city-owned real estate for a term of less than one year and for an amount of less than $1,000.00 may be entered into on behalf of the city without the specific approval of the city council, by the appropriate department.

 

(d) The Department of Convention and Entertainment Centers may enter into leases, licenses or other contracts or agreements granting the right to enter on or use facilities under its control without the specific approval of the city council under the following circumstances:

 

(1) When the lease, license or other contract or agreement is for a term of 3 years or less, and the total number of days of use does not exceed 60 days; or

 

(2) When the lease, license or other contract or agreement is for a term of 2 years or less, and the nature of the lease, license or other contract or agreement is for the

installation and display of signage or other permanently installed equipment for

advertisements, communications or other similar uses; or

 

(3) When the lease, license or other contract or agreement is for the use of a suite in a facility under the control of the Director of Convention and Entertainment Centers.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

 

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Assistant City Attorney