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File #: 5167    Version: 0 Name: appropriating funds reappraisal work John Ebert
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/22/2018 In control: Finance and Audit Committee
On agenda: 10/22/2018 Final action: 10/29/2018
Title: AN ORDINANCE approprating $73,215.00 from the undesignated fund balance of the 2018 Assessment Fund representing funds from other taxing jurisdictions for the cost of Equalized Reappraisal Work under the Consulting Agreement dated on April 17, 2018, with John Q. Ebert and Associates.
Sponsors: Scott Burnett
Indexes: ASSESSMENT FUND, CONSULTING AGREEMENT
Attachments: 1. 5167bu.pdf, 2. 5167adopt.pdf
Related files: 5062, 5103, 19759
IN THE COUNTY LEGISLATURE OF JACKSON COUNTY, MISSOURI


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AN ORDINANCE approprating $73,215.00 from the undesignated fund balance of the 2018 Assessment Fund representing funds from other taxing jurisdictions for the cost of Equalized Reappraisal Work under the Consulting Agreement dated on April 17, 2018, with John Q. Ebert and Associates.

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ORDINANCE NO. 5167, October 22, 2018

INTRODUCED BY Scott Burnett, County Legislator


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WHEREAS, by Ordinance 5103, dated June 11, 2018, the Legislature did authorize the execution of several cooperative agreements with local taxing jurisdictions, under which voluntary contributions would be accepted and applied toward the cost of an agreement with John Q. Ebert and Associates for "Equalized Reappraisal Work" in connection with the upcoming 2019 reassessment; and,

WHEREAS, contributions under these cooperative agreements totaling the amount of $285,810.00 have been received; and,


WHEREAS, by Ordinance 5062, dated December 6, 2017, the Legislature did establish certain Reserve Accounts for certain budget lines within the 2018 County budget; and,

WHEREAS, certain funds appropriated in such a Reserve Account within the 2018 Assessment Fund were initially needed to cover a portion of the cost of the Equalized Reappraisal Work described in the Ebert agreement; and,

WHEREAS, there are numerous disputes between the County Executive and the Legislature regarding the validity of Ordinance 5062, relating to its construction and interpretation, and multiple related issues; and,

WHEREAS, the Chief Administrative Officer has recommended the adoption of this Ordinance, without waiving any previous position taken in reliance upon the memorandum of the County Counselor dated December 22, 2017, regarding Ordinance 5062, and without waiving any position taken in reliance upon other legal memorandums provided by the Office of the County Counselor; and,

WHEREAS, the Legislature recognizes that funds identified as Re...

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