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Legislation #: 160382 Introduction Date: 5/12/2016
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a contract with BKD, LLP, to perform the annual independent audit of the City’s books and records for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2016, and other audit services, and to perform audit and tax services for various component units; authorizing expenditures of $621,500.00; and authorizing two one-year renewals for FY17 and FY18 without further Council approval, subject to annual appropriation.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
5/12/2016 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/12/2016 Referred to Finance and Governance Committee
5/18/2016 Do Pass
5/19/2016 Assigned to Third Read Calendar
5/26/2016 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 160382

 

Authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a contract with BKD, LLP, to perform the annual independent audit of the City’s books and records for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2016, and other audit services, and to perform audit and tax services for various component units; authorizing expenditures of $621,500.00; and authorizing two one-year renewals for FY17 and FY18 without further Council approval, subject to annual appropriation.

 

WHEREAS, City Charter Section 836 requires that an annual audit be performed by an independent Certified Public Accountant, and the Federal and State governments are requiring recipients of Federal grants to utilize the OMB Circular A-133 concept to perform a financial and compliance audit and requiring airports to audit facility charges on an annual organization-wide basis; and

 

WHEREAS, the firm of BKD, LLP, is found to be qualified to perform an audit of the City’s records, and prepare both the annual report and the single audit concept and other audit related services; and

 

WHEREAS, this is the third year of a five (5) year agreement with BKD, LLP, pursuant to the provisions in the request for proposal (RFP) for audit services released in 2013 for both the City and various component units; and

 

WHEREAS, in order to implement these contractual services, it is necessary that the City be authorized to enter into a contract with BKD, LLP, to provide an independent audit of the City’s books and records for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2016, other audit related services, an independent audit of various component units’ books and records for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2016, and related Internal Revenue Service 990 tax returns; and

 

WHEREAS, the Director of Finance is authorized to execute renewals for the fourth and fifth year of the agreement with BKD, LLP, without further Council approval, subject to annual appropriation; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Director of Finance is hereby authorized to enter into a contract on behalf of the City, with BKD, LLP, to perform the annual independent audit of the City’s financial books and records for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2016, to perform other audit related services, and to provide an independent audit of various component units’ books and records for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2016, and related Internal Revenue Service 990 tax returns. A copy of said contract, in substantial form is on file in the Office of the Director of Finance.


Section 2. That the Director of Finance is hereby authorized to expend up to $621,500.00 as consideration for the audit services from appropriations previously made to the following funds in the amounts indicated below:

 

17-1000-129100-B General Fund $360,424.00

17-8010-809100-B Water 37,420.00

17-8110-809100-B Sewer 32,043.00

17-8200-809100-B Storm Water 5,000.00

17-8300-629100-B Airports 79,913.00

17-1000-129110-B Component unit audits 106,700.00

TOTAL $621,500.00

 

Section 3. That the Director of Finance is authorized to execute two one-year renewals for FY17 and FY18 annual audits, without further Council approval, subject to annual appropriation.

 

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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:

 

 

______________________________

Cecilia Abbott

Assistant City Attorney