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Legislation #: 961440 Introduction Date: 11/14/1996
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing the Acting Director of Fire to enter into an agreement with Employer Health Services to provide a Wellness Program for members of the Fire Department.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
11/26/1996

Waive Charter Requirements City Council

11/21/1996

Waive Charter Requirements City Council

11/14/1996

Prepare to Introduce

11/14/1996

Referred Neighborhood Development Committee

11/20/1996

Do Pass as Amended

11/21/1996

Assigned to Third Read Calendar

11/26/1996

Passed as Substituted


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ORDINANCE NO. 961440, AS AMENDED

 

Authorizing the Acting Director of Fire to enter into an agreement with Employer Health Services to provide a Wellness Program for members of the Fire Department.

 

WHEREAS, performance of last year's contract by Employer Health Services has demonstrated that it is well equipped to provide facilities and experience to operate a comprehensive physical and psychological wellness program consisting of confidential voluntary health risk assessments/training and a confidential employee assistance program; and

 

WHEREAS, the provider offers an option to renew the commitment to deliver a comprehensive wellness program that embraces both the physical and psychological health of the individual Fire Department officers and employees designed to improve their lifestyles, protect their physical and psychological health and strengthen individual goals and family relations; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Acting Director of the Fire Department is hereby authorized to exercise the City's option by executing an agreement effective October 1, 1996, for one year, with the Employer Health Services to operate a comprehensive physical and psychological wellness program consisting of confidential voluntary health risk assessments/training and a confidential employee assistance program. A copy of said agreement is incorporated herein by reference and is on file with the City Clerk.

 

Section 2. That the Acting Director of Fire is hereby authorized to enter into a contract with Employer Health Services in the amount of $112,375.00 to provide a wellness and employee assistance program for members of the Kansas City, Missouri Fire Department from funds heretofore appropriated to Account No. 97-100-023-2000.

 

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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