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Legislation #: 961174 Introduction Date: 9/5/1996
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 10/27/1996
Sponsor: None
Title: Amending Chapter 2, Administrative Code, Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new section to be known as Section 2-81, Contracts, and by repealing Section 2-1648, Lease of city owned real estate, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
9/5/1996

Prepare to Introduce

9/5/1996

Referred Finance & Administration Committee

9/11/1996

Do Pass

9/12/1996

Assigned to Third Read Calendar

9/19/1996

Re-Referred Finance & Administration Committee

9/23/1996

Do Pass as a Committee Substitute

9/24/1996

Assigned to Third Read Calendar

10/3/1996

Held on Docket

10/10/1996

Held on Docket

10/17/1996

Passed as Substituted


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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 961174

 

Amending Chapter 2, Administrative Code, Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new section to be known as Section 2-81, Contracts, and by repealing Section 2-1648, Lease of city owned real estate, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section A. That Chapter 2, Administrative Code, Code of Ordinances, is hereby amended by adding a new section to read as follows:

 

Section 2-81. Contracts

 

Pursuant to Section 82, Article IV of the City Charter, the City Manager is authorized to enter into contracts on behalf of the City in an amount not to exceed thirty-five thousand dollars ($35,000.00); provided that the City Manager shall not obligate the City to pay any contractor more than $35,000.00 in any fiscal year and for any single project without Council approval. Included within this scope are all contracts for personal services, professional services, consulting services, demolition, construction, purchasing and leasing of goods and services by an individual department, construction, options to purchase real estate and leases. The City Manager is further authorized to promulgate rules and regulations for the administration of this section which may include the delegation of this authority to individual departments.

 

Section B. That Chapter 2, Administrative Code, Code of General Ordinances is hereby amended by repealing Section 2-1648, Leases of city-owned real estate, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter, said section to read as follows:

 

Section 2-1648. Leases of city-owned real estate.

 

(a) Unless otherwise authorized by the charter or ordinance, no lease, license or other contract or agreement purporting to grant any right to enter on or use any city-owned real estate for a term of more than one year or for consideration in excess of $35,000.00 shall be entered into on behalf of the city without approval of the city council.

 

(b) Unless otherwise authorized by the charter or ordinance, no lease, license or other contract or agreement purporting to grant any right to enter on or use any city-owned real estate for a term of one year or less or for consideration in excess of $10,000.00 shall be entered into on behalf of the city without first providing written notice of the intent to execute such an agreement to the city council. Such notice shall include the names of the parties to the proposed agreement, a description of the property and the basic purpose and terms of the agreement. No such contract or agreement shall be executed on behalf of the city without the approval of the council if four or more council members file written objections to such contract or agreement within five working days of the notice date. The city manager shall establish procedures to ensure compliance with this provision.

 

 

(c) The department of convention and entertainment centers may enter into leases, licenses or other contracts or agreements granting the right to enter on or use facilities under its control without the specific approval of the city council under the following circumstances:

 

(1) When the lease, license or other contract, or agreement is for a term of three years or less, and the total number of days of use does not exceed 60 days; or

 

(2) When the lease, license or other contract, or agreement is for a term of two years or less, and the nature of the lease, license or other contract or agreement is for the installation and display of signage or other permanently installed equipment for advertisements, communications or other similar uses; or

 

(3) When the lease, license or other contract, or agreement is for the use of a suite in a facility under the control of the director of convention and entertainment centers.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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City Attorney