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Legislation #: 140305 Introduction Date: 4/17/2014
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, 2014, to perform other audit services, as requested, and to perform audit and tax services for various component units; and further authorizing the Director of Finance to pay up to $582,000.00 in consideration for said audit and audit related services.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
4/15/2014 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/17/2014 Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee
4/23/2014 Hold On Agenda (4/30/2014)
4/30/2014 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
5/1/2014 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 140305

 

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, 2014, to perform other audit services, as requested, and to perform audit and tax services for various component units; and further authorizing the Director of Finance to pay up to $582,000.00 in consideration for said audit and audit related services.

 

WHEREAS, the 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 to prepare both the annual report and the single audit concept and other audit related services; and

 

WHEREAS, this is the first 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, 2014, other audit related services, and to provide an independent audit of various component units’ books and records for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2014, and related Internal Revenue Service 990 tax returns; 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, 2014, 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, 2014, and related Internal Revenue Service 990 tax returns. A copy of said contract, in substantial form, is on file in the Director of Finance’s offices.

 

Section 2. That the revenue in the following account of the General Fund is estimated in the following amount:

 

15-1000-129110-486110 Reimburse for Audit Fees $101,700.00

 

Section 3. That $101,700.00 is hereby appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund to the following account of the General Fund:

 

15-1000-129110-B Independent Audit – CU’s $101,700.00

 

Section 4. That the Director of Finance is hereby authorized to expend up to $582,000.00 as consideration for the audit services from appropriations heretofore made from the following funds in the amounts indicated below:

 

FUND AMOUNT

15-1000-129100-B General Fund $335,098.00

15 6380-555250-B Weatherization 3,800.00

15-8010-809100-B Water 34,116.00

15-8110-809100-B Sewer 27,033.00

15-8200-809100-B Storm Water 6,780.00

15-8300-629100-B Airports 73,473.00

15-1000-129110-B Component unit Audits 101,700.00

$582,000.00

 

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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