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Legislation #: 090813 Introduction Date: 9/17/2009
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 11/1/2009
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing acceptance of a $1,162,997.00 grant from the Missouri Department of Economic Development through the Community Development Block Grant Neighborhood Stabilization Program to assist the City in the acquisition and redevelopment of foreclosed and abandoned properties; estimating additional revenue in the amount of $1,162,997.00 in the Neighborhood Stabilization Grant Fund; increasing appropriations in the amount of $1,162,997.00 to the NSP accounts; authorizing execution of a contract in the amount of $1,111,858.00 with Swope Community Builders to provide acquisition, redevelopment and administrative services to the City; and designating requisitioning authority.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
9/16/2009 Filed by the Clerk's office
9/17/2009 Referred to Housing Committee
9/30/2009 Hold On Agenda (10/14/2009)
10/14/2009 Hold On Agenda (10/21/2009)
10/21/2009 Advance and Do Pass as Second Committee Substitute, Debate
10/22/2009 Passed As Second Substitute

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090813.pdf Authenticated 115K AUTHENTICATED
NSP MO Approp.xls Other 324K other
NSP MO Fiscal Note.xls Fiscal Note 50K fiscal note
FS NSP MO.xls Fact Sheet 104K fact sheet

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 090813

 

Authorizing acceptance of a $1,162,997.00 grant from the Missouri Department of Economic Development through the Community Development Block Grant Neighborhood Stabilization Program to assist the City in the acquisition and redevelopment of foreclosed and abandoned properties; estimating additional revenue in the amount of $1,162,997.00 in the Neighborhood Stabilization Grant Fund; increasing appropriations in the amount of $1,162,997.00 to the NSP accounts; authorizing execution of a contract in the amount of $1,111,858.00 with Swope Community Builders to provide acquisition, redevelopment and administrative services to the City; and designating requisitioning authority.

 

WHEREAS, Title III of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act (HERA) established the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) which requires that this funding be made available to states and localities on a formula basis of which the State of Missouri received an allocation of $42,664,187.00; and

 

WHEREAS, the State of Missouri implemented a request for proposal process for local governments to further distribute its allocation of funds by targeting areas of greatest need; and

 

WHEREAS, the City through Resolution No. 081110, approved the submission of a proposal for funding to the State of Missouri and the State awarded the City $1,162,997.00 in NSP funding; and

 

WHEREAS, the City issued a Request for Proposals/Qualifications to entities interested in being named the Developer for the state-funded NSP program; and

 

WHEREAS, Swope Community Builders submitted a proposal and was selected by the City to provide land acquisition, redevelopment and administrative services; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Director of Housing and Community Development is hereby authorized to accept a grant from the Missouri Department of Economic Development in the amount of $1,162,997.00 to provide funding in support of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program to assist the City in the acquisition and redevelopment of foreclosed and abandoned properties. A copy of the Grant Agreement and Funding Approval notice for Project No. 2008-DN-11 is on file in the office of the Director of Housing and Community Development and is incorporated herein by reference.

 


Section 2. That additional revenue in the following account of the Neighborhood Stabilization Grant Fund is hereby estimated in the following amount:

 

10-2510-550001-477155 NSP Grant Revenue $1,162,997.00

 

Section 3. That the appropriation in the following accounts of the Neighborhood Stabilization Grant Fund are hereby increased by the following amounts:

 

10-2510-555200-A NSPMO Grant $ 81,139.00

10-2510-555200-B NSPMO Grant 1,081,858.00

TOTAL $1,162,997.00

 

Section 4. That the Director of Housing and Community Development is hereby authorized to enter into a $111,858.00 contract with Swope Community Builders to provide land acquisition, redevelopment and administrative services to the City. A copy of the contract, in substantial form, is on file in the office of the Director of Housing and Community Development and is incorporated herein by reference.

 

Section 5. That the Director of Housing and Community Development is designated as requisitioning authority for Account No. 10-2510-555200.

 

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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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Jeffrey A. Yates

Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Nicole Rowlette

Assistant City Attorney