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File #: 220216    Version: Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/24/2022 In control: Council
On agenda: 3/24/2022 Final action: 3/24/2022
Title: Establishing the City of Kansas City, Missouri's expectation regarding the utilization of funds appropriated to the Board of Police Commissioners of Kansas City, Missouri from the Community Policing and Prevention Fund; directing the City Auditor to provide certain reporting; requesting the Board present on its use of funds from the Community Policing and Prevention Fund; and directing the Clerk to send a certified copy of this ordinance to the Board.
Sponsors: Quinton Lucas
Attachments: 1. No Fact sheet 220216, 2. Fiscal Note - 220216 3.23.2022, 3. Authenticated Ordinance 220216 C.S
COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 220216

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Establishing the City of Kansas City, Missouri's expectation regarding the utilization of funds appropriated to the Board of Police Commissioners of Kansas City, Missouri from the Community Policing and Prevention Fund; directing the City Auditor to provide certain reporting; requesting the Board present on its use of funds from the Community Policing and Prevention Fund; and directing the Clerk to send a certified copy of this ordinance to the Board.

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WHEREAS, Section 84.730 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri directs the Board of Police Commissioners of Kansas City, Missouri (Board) to prepare and certify its annual budget to the City of Kansas City, Missouri (City); and

WHEREAS, absent certification of a lesser amount on the part of the Board, section 84.730 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri directs the City to appropriate no less than twenty percent (20%) of its general revenue to the Board; and

WHEREAS, the City Manager's FY 2022-23 proposed budget allocates $269,133,768.00 of City funding to the Board;

WHEREAS, the City Manager's FY 2022-23 proposed budget funds a Community Policing and Prevention Fund to make additional funding, beyond that required by state law, available to the Board to undertake certain community and policing priorities; and

WHEREAS, of the $269,133,768.00 total appropriated to the Board in the FY 2022-23 proposed budget, approximately $33,360,919.00 will be held in the Community Policing and Prevention Fund for the exclusive use of the Board on community and policing priorities identified by City Council; and

WHEREAS, by a letter dated January 21, 2022 (the "Letter"), the Kansas City Police Department (Department) identified several initiatives by which it could make use of the funding in the Community Policing and Prevention Fund; and

WHEREAS, the City desires to fund certain initiatives identi...

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