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File #: 220546    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/13/2022 In control: Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 6/29/2022 Final action: 6/30/2022
Title: Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute a five-year $7,171,501.00 contract with Legal Aid of Western Missouri, a benevolent Corporation, to provide legal representation of indigent defendants in the Kansas City Municipal Court with Years 2 through 5 subject to appropriation in the Annual Budget; and authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to amend the Contract and extend the Contract.
Attachments: 1. Legal Aid fact sheet (five year contract starting May 2022), 2. Muni Court legal aid fiscal note 061322, 3. EV2988- Legal Aid Municipal Court draft 3 060922, 4. Non-municipal Agency Partt II Contract_Legal Aid 2022-23, 5. Authenticated Ordinance 220546

ORDINANCE NO. 220546

 

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Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute a five-year $7,171,501.00 contract with Legal Aid of Western Missouri, a benevolent Corporation, to provide legal representation of indigent defendants in the Kansas City Municipal Court with Years 2 through 5 subject to appropriation in the Annual Budget; and authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to amend the Contract and extend the Contract.

 

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                     BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Manager of Procurement Services is hereby authorized to execute a five-year (5) contract with Legal Aid of Western Missouri, a benevolent corporation, in the amount of $7,171,501.00 (Year 1: $1,378,064.00; Year 2: $1,405,625.00; Year 3: $1,433,738.00; Year 4: $1,462,413.00; Year 5: $1,491,661.00) to provide legal representation to indigent defendants in Kansas City Municipal Court to begin May 1, 2022 through April 30, 2027 with Years 2 through 5 of the Contract subject to annual appropriation of adequate funds by Council in the City's Annual Budget.  A copy of the contract, in substantial form, is on file with the Procurement Services office.

 

Section 2. That the sum of $1,378,064.00 is previously appropriated to the account:

 

23-1000-272005-B                                                                       Indigent Court Defense                                          $1,378,064.00

 

Section 3. That the Manager of Procurement Services is authorized to execute contract amendments to the Contract and to extend the contract without additional Council authorization.

 

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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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Tammy Queen

Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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                                                                                                                              James M. Brady

Assistant City Attorney