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Legislation #: 140293 Introduction Date: 4/10/2014
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into contracts up to $4,879,301.00 with various organizations to provide public facility, housing, economic development, homeless, youth, senior, and social services from Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funding approved in the 2014 One-Year Action Plan; authorizing the Director of Health to enter into contracts up to $980,604.00 with agencies to provide transitional housing and rental assistance from Homeless Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) funds approved in the 2014 One-Year Action Plan; authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into a contract for $125,000.00 for the Continuum of Care homeless planning and designating requisitioning authority.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
4/10/2014 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/10/2014 Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities
4/16/2014 Advance and Do Pass as a Committee Substitute, Debate
4/17/2014 Passed as Substituted

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 140293

 

Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into contracts up to $4,879,301.00 with various organizations to provide public facility, housing, economic development, homeless, youth, senior, and social services from Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funding approved in the 2014 One-Year Action Plan; authorizing the Director of Health to enter into contracts up to $980,604.00 with agencies to provide transitional housing and rental assistance from Homeless Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) funds approved in the 2014 One-Year Action Plan; authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into a contract for $125,000.00 for the Continuum of Care homeless planning and designating requisitioning authority.

WHEREAS, on March 27, 2014, through Resolution No. 130977, the Council approved the 2014 One-Year Action Plan; and

WHEREAS, on February 28, 2014, the City notified the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) of its intent to use a waiver for pre-award costs to cover the costs of the contracts until HUD approves the City’s 2014 One-Year Action Plan, which was delivered to HUD on April 1, 2014; and

WHEREAS, execution of contracts will provide needed housing services, public services and facility improvements as outlined in the 2014 One-Year Action Plan; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services is authorized to enter into and execute, on behalf of the City, contracts with the agencies identified and the amounts indicated in the following sections to provide various services. Copies of the contracts, in substantial form, are on file in the office of the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services.

Section 2. That the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services is authorized to expend up to $859,686.00, including contingencies, from funds appropriated to the Community Development Block Grant Fund in Account No. 15-2600-575324-B-G57CDBG14 to satisfy the cost of the following public facilities contracts:

Cristo Rey $ 200,000.00

Rose Brooks 89,393.00

Sheffield Place 200,000.00

reStart 200,000.00

Palestine Senior Center 40,000.00

BEU-Lincoln Building Improvements 100,000.00

 

Kansas City Community Gardens 30,293.00

TOTAL $ 859,686.00

Section 3. That the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services is authorized to expend up to $75,000.00 from funds appropriated to the Community Development Block Grant Fund in Account No. 15-2600-575308-B-G57CDBG14 to satisfy the cost of the following economic development contract:

Hispanic Economic Development Corporation $ 75,000.00

Section 4. That the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services is authorized to expend up to $1,200,000.00 from funds appropriated to the Community Development Block Grant Fund in Account No. 15-2600-575313-B-G57CDBG14 to satisfy the cost of the following housing rehabilitation contracts:

Ivanhoe Neighborhood Council $ 250,000.00

Neighborhood Housing Services 200,000.00

Blue Hills Community Services, Inc. 250,000.00

Northland Neighborhoods, Inc. 250,000.00

Westside Housing Organization, Inc. 250,000.00

TOTAL $1,200,000.00

Section 5. That the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services is authorized to expend up to $587,953.00 from funds appropriated to the Community Development Block Grant Fund in Account No. 15-2600-575312-B-G57CDBG14 to satisfy the cost of the following children and youth services contracts:

Operation Breakthrough, Inc. (day care) $ 117,000.00

Operation Breakthrough, Inc. (homeless day care) 43,000.00

Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater KC 103,000.00

Mattie Rhodes Center 46,396.00

Rose Brooks 35,500.00

Synergy Services, Inc. 20,000.00

United Inner City Services 78,057.00

Urban Ranger Corps 45,000.00

Guadalupe Centers, Inc. 100,000.00

TOTAL $ 587,953.00

Section 6. That the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services is authorized to expend up to $47,707.00 from funds appropriated to the Community Development Block Grant Fund in Account No. 15-2600-575311-B-G57CDBG14 to satisfy the cost of the following social service contract:

Kansas City Community Gardens $ 47,707.00

Section 7. That the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services is authorized to expend up to $683,990.00 from funds appropriated to the Community Development Block Grant Fund in Account No. 15-2600-575315-B-G57CDBG14 to satisfy the cost of the following homeless prevention and housing counseling contracts:

Benilde Hall $ 32,914.00

Community Assistance Council, Inc. 193,000.00

Greater Kansas City Housing Information Center 177,000.00

reStart, Inc. 119,206.00

Sheffield Place 65,000.00

Guadalupe Centers, Inc. 96,870.00

TOTAL $ 683,990.00

Section 8. That the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services is authorized to expend up to $51,000.00 from funds appropriated to the Community Development Block Grant Fund in Account No. 15-2600-575316-B-G55CDBG14 to satisfy the cost of the following senior services contract:

Palestine Senior Citizen Activity Center $ 51,000.00

Section 9. That the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services is authorized to expend up to $573,965.00 from Emergency Solutions Grant funds appropriated to the General Fund in Account No. 15-1000-575201-B-G57ESG14 to satisfy the cost of the following homeless services contracts:

Community LINC, Inc. $ 69,606.00

reStart, Inc. 101,838.00

Benilde Hall 59,160.00

Newhouse 121,600.00

Rose Brooks 181,766.00

Sheffield Place 7,995.00

Synergy Services, Inc. 32,000.00

TOTAL $ 573,965.00

Section 10. That the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services is authorized to expend up to $800,000.00, including contingencies, from funds appropriated to the HOME Investment Fund in Account No. 15-2940-575326-B-G57HOME14 to satisfy the cost of the following housing development contracts:

Blue Hills Community Services (CHDO) $ 270,000.00

Blue Hills Community Services 455,000.00

Sheffield Place 75,000.00

TOTAL $ 800,000.00

Section 11. That the Director of Health is authorized to expend up to $980,604.00 from funds appropriated to the Housing Opportunities for Persons with Aids Fund in Account No. 15-2740-505004-B to satisfy the cost of the following transitional housing and rental assistance contracts:

reStart $ 57,500.00

SAVE, Inc. 923,104.00

TOTAL $ 980,604.00

Section 12. That the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services is authorized to expend up to $125,000.00 from funds appropriated to the General Fund in Account No. 15-1000-575203-B to satisfy the cost of the Continuum of Care homeless planning contract:

Homeless Services Coalition of Greater Kansas City $ 125,000.00

Section 13. That the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services is designated as requisitioning authority for following Account Numbers: 15-2600-575315, 15-2600-575312, 15-2600-575316, 15-2600-575324, 15-2600-575313, 15-2600-575311, 15-2600-575308, 15-2940-575326, 15-1000-575203, and 15-1000-575201.

Section 14. That the Director of Health Department is designated as requisition authority for the following Account Number: 15-2740-505004.

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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:

 

 

____________________________

Nicole Rowlette

Assistant City Attorney