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Legislation #: 130981 Introduction Date: 12/19/2013
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Amending the 2008 One Year Action Plan and authorizing submittal of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for its consideration in order to permit a new activity to be funded and amend the budget for the Neighborhood Stabilization Program-1; appropriating $196,936.21 in the Neighborhood Stabilization Program Fund; authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to execute a contract with the Ivanhoe Neighborhood Council in an amount not to exceed $912,000.00 for costs associated with Ivanhoe 39th Street Gateway Project- Phase I; and designating requisitioning authority.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
12/18/2013 Filed by the Clerk's office
12/19/2013 Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities
1/8/2014 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
1/9/2014 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 130981

 

Amending the 2008 One Year Action Plan and authorizing submittal of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for its consideration in order to permit a new activity to be funded and amend the budget for the Neighborhood Stabilization Program-1; appropriating $196,936.21 in the Neighborhood Stabilization Program Fund; authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to execute a contract with the Ivanhoe Neighborhood Council in an amount not to exceed $912,000.00 for costs associated with Ivanhoe 39th Street Gateway Project- Phase I; and designating requisitioning authority.

 

WHEREAS, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) awarded Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) funding as described in Title III of Division B of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008, Public Law 110-289; and

 

WHEREAS, Ordinance No. 090297 authorized acceptance of NSP-1 funding and a land banking, financing and special services contract with the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri (“EDC”) to assist the City in the acquisition and redevelopment of abandoned properties; and

 

WHEREAS, the City amended the NSP-1 implementation contract with the Economic Development Corporation by decreasing funds by $831,000.00 to allow the City to enter into a contract for the Ivanhoe-39th Street Gateway Project- Phase I. The first phase will construct three affordable duplex units at the northeast corner of E. 39th Street and Euclid Avenue; and

WHEREAS, the City has selected Ivanhoe Neighborhood Council to render services under the provisions of the NSP-1 Grant in the amount of $912,000.00 (“NSP Funds”), upon approval by HUD for redevelopment activities; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the fourth NSP-1 Substantial Amendment to the 2008 One Year Action Plan prepared pursuant to the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (“HERA”), a copy of which, in substantial form, is on file in the Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department and is incorporated herein by reference, is hereby approved.

 

Section 2. That $196,936.21 is appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the NSP Fund to the following account:

 

14-2510-555200- B-G55NSP NSP Grant $196,936.21

 


Section 3. That the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services is hereby authorized to execute a $912,000.00 contract with the Ivanhoe Neighborhood Council for development costs for Ivanhoe 39th Street Gateway Project-Phase I from funds appropriated to Account No. 14-2510-555200- B-G55NSP. A copy of the contract, in substantial form, is on file in the office of the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services and is incorporated herein by reference.

 

Section 4. That the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services is designated as requisitioning authority for Account No. 14-2510-555200.

 

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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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Randall J. Landes

Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Nicole Rowlette

Assistant City Attorney