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Legislation #: 050220 Introduction Date: 2/24/2005
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS HERMANN, SKAGGS, SCHUMACHER AND COOPER
Title: Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-1595, Contract requiring City Council approval, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
2/24/2005 Filed by the Clerk's office
2/24/2005 Referred to Finance Committee
3/1/2005 Referred to Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee
3/9/2005 Hold On Agenda (3/16/2005)
3/16/2005 Hold On Agenda (3/30/2005)
3/30/2005 Hold On Agenda (4/6/2005)
4/6/2005 Advance as a Committee Substitute without recommendation
4/7/2005 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Amend
4/7/2005 Failed

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 050220

Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-1595, Contract requiring City Council approval, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, is hereby amended by repealing Section 2-1595, Contract requiring City Council approval, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter, to read as follows:

 

Sec. 2-1595. Contract Requiring City Council Approval.

(a) Notwithstanding any other requirement in this code and unless approval by the city council or the board of parks and recreations commissioners is specifically required by city charter, federal or state statute or contract, the city manager is authorized to enter into any and all contracts on behalf of the city without city council approval in which the consideration does not exceed $1,000,000.00 for the construction of a public work and $75,000.00 for all other contracts.

(b) At the beginning of each city fiscal year, the monetary amounts specified in this section shall automatically be adjusted and shall be announced by the city manager to reflect an increase equal to an increase in the consumer price index (all items/all urban consumers/Kansas City, Missouri/Kansas) published by the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics Consumer Price Index for all urban consumers to eliminate the effects of inflation on purchasing power. Such monetary amount, as adjusted, shall be rounded upwards to the nearest Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00).

(c) Contracts and purchases made pursuant to code section 2-1753, do not require city council approval.

(d) The city manager is authorized to promulgate rules and regulations for the administration of this Article XI, Division 1, and is authorized to waive any such rules and regulations when the city manager determines it is in the citys best interests. The city manager may delegate any of his authority set forth in this Article XI, Division 1 to department directors.


Section 2. That this Ordinance shall cease to be effective upon the passage of a policy by the City Council pursuant to Committee Substitute for Resolution No. 050384.

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Nicole Rowlette

Assistant City Attorney