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Legislation #: 090914 Introduction Date: 10/22/2009
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 11/15/2009
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS CURLS, FUNKHOUSER, SHARP, RILEY, SKAGGS AND SANDERS BROOK
Title: Estimating $200,000.00 in revenue in the General Fund; and appropriating $200,000.00 in the General Fund for the purpose of improving educational opportunities for children in Kansas City.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
10/22/2009 Filed by the Clerk's office
10/22/2009 Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee
10/28/2009 Do Pass
10/29/2009 Assigned to Third Read Calendar
11/5/2009 Councilmember Ford Move To Hold On Docket
11/5/2009 Councilmember Curls Move to Amend
11/5/2009 Passed as Amended

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ORDINANCE NO. 090914, AS AMENDED

 

Estimating $200,000.00 in revenue in the General Fund; and appropriating $200,000.00 in the General Fund for the purpose of improving educational opportunities for children in Kansas City.

WHEREAS, the Harlem Childrens Zone under the leadership of Geoffrey Canada is an ambitious childrens educational initiative undertaken in the heart of New York City; and

WHEREAS, the Harlem Childrens Zone seeks to change the public educational system and improve the outcome and opportunities of distressed children that are exposed to disproportionate levels of poverty and crime; and

WHEREAS, it is desired by the City to allocate $200,000.00 in one-time resources to replicate the best practices learned from the Harlem Childrens Zone and seek a federal grant to implement a program like the Harlem Childrens Zone in Kansas City; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That revenue is estimated in the following account of the General Fund:

 

10-1000-120000-453200 Telephone Companies $200,000.00

Section 2. That $200,000.00 is appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund to the following account in the General Fund:

10-1000-572061-B Youth Services $200,000.00

Section 3. That the Director of Neighborhood and Community Services is designated as requisitioning authority for Account No. 10-1000-572061.

Section 4. That the Director of Neighborhood and Community Services is authorized to enter into a contract with United Inner City Services Inc. for this purpose in an amount not to exceed $200,000.00 from funds appropriated to Account No. 10-1000-572061-B.

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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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Jeffrey A. Yates

Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Galen Beaufort

City Attorney