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Legislation #: 970413 Introduction Date: 4/3/1997
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 4/27/1997
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a contract with KPMG Peat Marwick to make the annual independent audit of the City's books and records for the fiscal year ending April 30, 1997; and authorizing the Director of Finance to pay up to $180,000.00 in consideration for said audit services.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
4/3/1997

Prepare to Introduce

4/3/1997

Referred Finance & Administration Committee

4/9/1997

Do Pass

4/10/1997

Assigned to Third Read Calendar

4/17/1997

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 970413

 

Authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a contract with KPMG Peat Marwick to make the annual independent audit of the City's books and records for the fiscal year ending April 30, 1997; and authorizing the Director of Finance to pay up to $180,000.00 in consideration for said audit services.

 

WHEREAS, the City Charter, Section 85, requires that an annual audit be performed by an independent certified public accountant, and the Federal government is requiring recipients of Federal grants to utilize the "Single Audit" concept to perform a financial and compliance audit on annual organization-wide basis; and

 

WHEREAS, the provisions for said audit be made prior to the end of the fiscal year; and

 

WHEREAS, the firms of KPMG Peat Marwick are found to be qualified to perform an audit of the City's records, and preparing both the annual report and the single audit concept; and

 

WHEREAS, in order to implement the aforementioned contractual services, it is necessary that the City be authorized to enter into a contract with KPMG Peat Marwick to make said independent audit of the City's books and records for the fiscal year ending April 30, 1997; and

 

WHEREAS, in order to make the payment for said services it is necessary to authorize the Director of Finance to make payment from appropriations heretofore made; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Director of Finance be and is hereby authorized to enter a contract on behalf of the City, with KPMG Peat Marwick, Certified Public Accountants, to make the annual independent audit of the City's financial books and records for the fiscal year ending April 30, 1997. A copy of said contract, in substantial form, is attached hereto and made a part hereof.

 

Section 2. That the Director of Finance be and is hereby authorized to expend up to $180,000.00 as consideration for the audit services from appropriations heretofore made from the following funds in the amounts indicated below:

 

97-100-012-9100-B General Fund $ 61,164.00 97-203-012-9100-B East Park 4,873.00 97-207-012-9100-B Trafficway Maintenance 290.00 97-208-012-9100-B Public Mass Transportation 15,504.00 97-265-055-9100-B Community Development 16,833.00 97-309-012-9100-B Capital Improvements 18,249.00 97-501-012-9100-B General Debt and Interest 5,490.00 97-801-080-9100-B Water 17,718.00 97-811-080-9100-B Sewer 17,718.00 97-821-062-9100-B Airports 22,161.00 $180,000.00

 

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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.

 

 

 

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Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

 

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Assistant City Attorney