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Legislation #: 130271 Introduction Date: 4/4/2013
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, 2013, and to perform other audit services as requested; and further authorizing the Director of Finance to pay up to $617,400.00 in consideration for said audit and audit related services.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
4/4/2013 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/4/2013 Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee
4/10/2013 Do Pass
4/11/2013 Add to Consent Docket
4/18/2013 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 130271

 

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, 2013, and to perform other audit services as requested; and further authorizing the Director of Finance to pay up to $617,400.00 in consideration for said audit and audit related services.

 

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 final year of a five (5) year contract with BKD, LLP, pursuant to the provisions in the request for proposal (RFP) for audit services released in 2008; and

 

WHEREAS, in order to implement the aforementioned 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, 2013, and other audit related services; 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, 2013, and to perform other audit related services. A copy of said contract, in substantial form, is on file in the Finance Department.

 

Section 2. That the Director of Finance is hereby authorized to expend up to $617,400.00 as consideration for the audit services from appropriations heretofore made from the following funds in the amounts indicated below:

 

14-1000-129100-B General Fund $434,580.00

14-6380-575250-B Weatherization 5,000.00

14-8010-809100-B Water 46,890.00

14-8110-809100-B Sewer 37,650.00

14-8200-809100-B Storm Water 9,240.00

14-8300-629100-B Airports 84,040.00

TOTAL $617,400.00

 

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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