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Legislation #: 180381 Introduction Date: 5/17/2018
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 5/25/2018
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing the City Manager to enter into an employment agreement with Gary Reese; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $234,766.00 in the Contingent Appropriation account; appropriating that amount from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund to Fire Administration account; authorizing payment into the City of Kansas City, Missouri Firefighters’ Pension System Trust to purchase creditable service on behalf of Gary Reese; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
5/15/2018 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/17/2018 Referred to Finance and Governance Committee
5/23/2018 Advance and Do Pass, Consent
5/24/2018 Passed

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180381 Admin Worksheet .pdf Other 13K Document
180381 Ordinance.pdf Other 48K Ordinance
180381 fiscal_note_Gary Reese.pdf Fiscal Note 15K Fiscal Note
180381 fact_sheet_Gary Reese.pdf Fact Sheet 192K Fact Sheet

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ORDINANCE NO. 180381

 

Authorizing the City Manager to enter into an employment agreement with Gary Reese; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $234,766.00 in the Contingent Appropriation account; appropriating that amount from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund to Fire Administration account; authorizing payment into the City of Kansas City, Missouri Firefighters’ Pension System Trust to purchase creditable service on behalf of Gary Reese; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.

 

WHEREAS, Gary Reese has agreed to become Fire Chief; and

 

WHEREAS, Fire Chief is an unclassified, at will position; and

 

WHEREAS, Gary Reese has 23 years of creditable service in the City of Kansas City, Missouri Firefighters’ Pension System Trust, and 25 years of creditable service are required for a Tier I voluntary retirement; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the City Manager is authorized to execute the Employment Agreement attached to this ordinance as Exhibit A.

 

Section 2. That the appropriation in the following account of the General Fund is reduced by the following amount:

 

19-1000-179990-B Contingent Appropriation $234,766.00

 

Section 3. That the sum of $234,766.00 is hereby appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund to the following account:

 

19-1000-231000-A Fire Administration $234,766.00

 

Section 4. That the City will contribute an amount not to exceed $234,766.00 to the City of Kansas City, Missouri Firefighters’ Pension System Trust to purchase creditable service in the System on behalf of Gary Reese. The amount of service purchased will be sufficient for Gary Reese to attain 25 years of creditable service in the System, should Gary Reese leave his position as Fire Chief prior to March 14, 2020.

 

Section 5. That this ordinance, appropriating of money, is hereby recognized as an ordinance with an accelerated effective date as provided by Section 503(a)(3)(C) of the City Charter and shall take effect in accordance with Section 503 of the City Charter.

 

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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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Saskia C.M. Jacobse

Assistant City Attorney