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Legislation #: 180396 Introduction Date: 5/17/2018
Type: Resolution Effective Date: none
Sponsor: MAYOR LUCAS, COUNCILMEMBERS WAGNER, BARNES JR., LOAR, FOWLER, MCMANUS AND SHIELDS
Title: Directing the City Manager to not expend any City funds for a contract for an Interim Executive Director of American Jazz Museum (AJM) or to reimburse AJM for any expenses associated with hiring or contracting with an Interim Executive Director without City Council authorization; directing the City Manager to not provide additional funding to AJM without Council authorization; and re-authorizing the City Manager to provide AJM with an Interim Executive Director from City staff.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
5/17/2018 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/17/2018 Referred to Finance and Governance Committee
5/23/2018 Immediate Adoption
5/24/2018 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 180396

 

Directing the City Manager to not expend any City funds for a contract for an Interim Executive Director of American Jazz Museum (AJM) or to reimburse AJM for any expenses associated with hiring or contracting with an Interim Executive Director without City Council authorization; directing the City Manager to not provide additional funding to AJM without Council authorization; and re-authorizing the City Manager to provide AJM with an Interim Executive Director from City staff.

 

WHEREAS, AJM has started to refresh its Board of Directors and Executive Director pursuant to American Jazz Museum Organization Assessment Report performed by Museum Management Consultants, Inc.; and

 

WHEREAS, the City has increased its financial subsidy to AJM this Fiscal Year to $750,000.00; and

 

WHEREAS, the governance and priorities of AJM need to be determined before the City or AJM expend additional funds for an Interim Executive Director; NOW THEREFORE;

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the City Manager is directed to not expend any City funds for a contract for an Interim Executive Director of American Jazz Museum (AJM) or to reimburse AJM for any expenses associated with hiring or contracting with an Interim Executive Director without City Council authorization.

 

Section 2. That the City Manager is directed to not expend any additional funds on AJM’s operations beyond the $750,000.00 appropriated in the City’s 2018-19 Budget without Council authorization.

 

Section 3. That the City Manager is reauthorized to provide AJM with an Interim Executive Director from City staff.

 

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