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File #: 220576    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/30/2022 In control: Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Committee
On agenda: 7/13/2022 Final action:
Title: Authorizing the Director of General Services to submit the Jackson County Sheriff Deputy Off-Duty Employment Request to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office to provide security services; estimating interest income from the American Rescue Plan and appropriating same to RebuildKC and for security services at Westport and the Plaza; designating requisitioning authorities; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.
Attachments: 1. 220576 Fact Sheet, 2. 220576 Fiscal Note, 3. 220576 cs
ORDINANCE NO. 220576

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Authorizing the Director of General Services to submit the Jackson County Sheriff Deputy Off-Duty Employment Request to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office to provide security services; estimating interest income from the American Rescue Plan and appropriating same to RebuildKC and for security services at Westport and the Plaza; designating requisitioning authorities; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.

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WHEREAS, safety and security of visitors to the City's entertainment districts including 18th & Vine, Country Club Plaza, and Westport is important to the continued viability of these districts; and

WHEREAS, the Jackson County Sheriff's Office has agreed to provide off duty officers to provide security services pursuant to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office Off-Duty Guidelines; and

WHEREAS, funding originally provided to KCPD for 18th & Vine security in the amount of $522,000.00 in the FY2022-23 Adopted Budget has been transferred to the General Services Department, Security Services Division for provision of security services for 18th & Vine; and

WHEREAS, the City has earned interest on the balance of the American Rescue Plan Fund and the American Rescue Plan Act legislation allows for the use of interest earned to be used without restriction for any provision of government services which allows for the transfer of said funds to the General Fund in the amount of $232,000.00 and for an additional allocation to RebuildKC in the amount of $518,743.26; and

WHEREAS, the City desires to fund security services at the Plaza and Westport in the amount of $232,000.00 to provide increased presence in these areas; NOW THEREFORE;

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That the Director of General Services is authorized submit the Jackson County Sheriff Deputy Off-Duty Employment Request to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office and agree to Jackson County Sheriff...

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