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File #: 230405    Version: Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/3/2023 In control: Council
On agenda: 5/25/2023 Final action: 5/25/2023
Title: Sponsor(s): Mayor Quinton Lucas; Councilmembers Kevin O'Neill, Ryana Parks-Shaw, and Andrea Bough Appropriating $550,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance in the Public Safety Sales Tax to the Kansas City Detention Center Campus account; waiving contract solicitation and award provisions, authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a contract in the amount of $550,000.00 with JE Dunn Construction Company; to begin site selection and initial design for a mental health and rehabilitation services facility; directing the City Manager to establish a partnership agreement with the County; designating requisitioning authority; recognizing Civil Rights and Equal Opportunity Department goals; directing the City Manager to include specific components in the design of the facility; directing the City Manager to hold public engagement meetings related to design of the facility; directing the City Manager to report back to Council with alternatives to incarceration within 45 days...
Sponsors: Quinton Lucas, Kevin O'Neill, Ryana Parks-Shaw, Andrea Bough
Attachments: 1. Docket Memo 89023001 KC Detention Center Campus Fund Transfer and Contract Substitute, 2. Appropriation 89023001 KC Detention Center, 3. 230405 Docket Memo, 4. GOALS CREO, 5. 230405 - Detention Center Campus Update 5.10.2023, 6. Ordinance 230405-CUP Summary 89023001, 7. Authenticated Ordinance 230405 C.S, A.A, 8. 230405.Compared Version 5..25.2023 Amended Version, 9. Authenticated Ordinance 230405 C.S.A.A.

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[COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR]ORDINANCE NO. 230405, AS AMENDED

 

 

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Sponsor(s):  Mayor Quinton Lucas; Councilmembers Kevin O’Neill, Ryana Parks-Shaw, and Andrea Bough

 

Appropriating $550,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance in the Public Safety Sales Tax to the Kansas City Detention Center Campus account; waiving contract solicitation and award provisions,  authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a contract in the amount of $550,000.00 with JE Dunn Construction Company;  to begin site selection and initial design for a mental health and rehabilitation services facility; directing the City Manager to establish a partnership agreement with the County; designating requisitioning authority; recognizing Civil Rights and Equal Opportunity Department goals; directing the City Manager to include specific components in the design of the facility; directing the City Manager to hold public engagement meetings related to design of the facility; directing the City Manager to report back to Council with alternatives to incarceration within 45 days; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.

 

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WHEREAS, proceeds of the City’s Public Safety Sales Tax are to be used for the purpose of a standalone fund adopted specifically for the purchase and maintenance of capital assets related to Kansas City Police Department activities; and

 

WHEREAS, Council has directed staff to proceed with developing a mental health and rehabilitation services facility as well as a modern detention center campus and collaborate with Jackson County; and

 

WHEREAS, staff is advancing those efforts with these funds and advancing the Detention Center Campus project; and

 

WHEREAS, Council has directed staff to initiate the design of the Detention Center Campus project; and

 

WHEREAS, the initial design contract with JE Dunn Construction Company is needed to compensate the designer for the work to complete the design; and

 

WHEREAS; a solicitation wavier is appropriate in this situation as it allows the City to partner with Jackson County for the design of a shared facility which will result in a decreased cost and faster construction for the City;

 

 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the sum of $550,000.00 is appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance in the Public Safety Sales Tax to the following account in the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund:

 

24-2320-898023-B-89023001                                              Kansas City Detention Center Campus                      $505,000.00

 

Section 2. That the City Council hereby finds that JE Dunn Construction Company has specialized and specific Detention Center project experience and public solicitation would result in increased costs and delay, and therefore, it is in the best interests of the City to waive the contract solicitation and award provisions pursuant to Section 3-35(b)(5), of the City's Code of Ordinances.

 

Section 3. That the City Manager is hereby authorized to execute a contract with JE Dunn Construction Company in the amount of $550,000.00 from funds appropriated to the 24-2320-898023-B-89023001 account for Project No. 89023001 - Kansas City Detention and Rehabilitation Center Campus project. A copy of the contract is on file in the Public Works Department.

 

Section 4. That the Director of Public Works is hereby designated requisitioning authority for Account No. 24-2320-898023.

 

Section 5.  That the City Manager is authorized to enter into a partnership agreement with Jackson County within 45 days.

 

Section 6. That the Civil Rights and Equal Opportunity Department, to assure fair representation by socially and economically disadvantaged groups, approved for the above contract, a fourteen (14%) percent representation by Minority Owned Businesses and fourteen (14%) percent representation by Women Owned Businesses.

 

                     Section 7.   That the City Manager’s negotiations with Jackson County shall yield a design that incorporates resources and provisions for transitional services outside of detention including - but not limited to - housing-support, employment, job-training, and mental health.

 

 

Section 8.   That the City Manager shall provide at least two opportunities for community engagement related to the design of the mental health and rehabilitation services facility, innovative alternatives to incarceration, and de-escalation strategies to decrease the number of beds that the City will need in future

 

                     Section 9. That the City Manager is directed to report back to Council with potential alternatives to incarceration (including diversion) within 45 days.

 

Section 10.  That this ordinance is recognized as an ordinance with an accelerated effective date as provided by Section 503(a)(3)(C) of the City Charter in that it appropriates money and shall take effect in accordance with that section.

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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 L. Queen

Director of Finance

 

 

Approved as to form:

 

 

 

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Dustin E. Johnson

Assistant City Attorney