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File #: 0497-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/18/2020 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 3/2/2020 Final action: 3/5/2020
Title: To authorize the Finance and Management Director, on behalf of the Real Estate Management Office, to pay rent associated with existing lease agreements and an internal Memorandum of Understanding; to authorize the appropriation and expenditure of $1,406,188.00 from the Special Income Tax Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($1,406,188.00)
Attachments: 1. 2020 Funding Attachment ORD.pdf
Explanation

BACKGROUND: This ordinance authorizes the Finance and Management Director, on behalf of the Real Estate Management Office, to pay rent for seven (7) existing lease agreements for office space for the Municipal Court, the Department of Development, the Department of Neighborhoods and the Department of Public Safety and an internal Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Public Utilities. Each of these agreements has automatic renewal options that are subject to appropriation and funding by Council for payment of the associated rents.

Fiscal Impact: This ordinance authorizes the appropriation and expenditure of $1,406,188.00 from the Special Income Tax Fund for payment of rent associated with seven (7) leases and an internal Memorandum of Understanding for the 2020-2021 renewal term. The Real Estate Management Office budgeted $1,406,188.00 within the 2020 Special Income Tax Fund for these expenditures.

Emergency Action: Emergency action is requested to allow for the timely payment of rent associated with the 2020 term for each lease and the Memorandum of Understanding.

Title

To authorize the Finance and Management Director, on behalf of the Real Estate Management Office, to pay rent associated with existing lease agreements and an internal Memorandum of Understanding; to authorize the appropriation and expenditure of $1,406,188.00 from the Special Income Tax Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($1,406,188.00)

Body

WHEREAS, City Council previously authorized a Memorandum of Understanding and seven (7) lease agreements with automatic renewal terms with each renewal term being subject to the appropriation of rental funds and certification of funds availability by the City Auditor; and

WHEREAS, funding for the payment of the associated rents with these agreements is provided for within the 2020 Special Income Tax Fund; and

WHEREAS, the appropriation of funds for these lease agreements and Memorandum of Understanding from the Specia...

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