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File #: 220449    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/18/2022 In control: Council
On agenda: 5/26/2022 Final action: 5/26/2022
Title: Approving the Sale and Transfer of ownership of the City owned Collection of historical objects for the Kansas City Museum from the City to the Kansas City Museum Foundation (KCMF); and authorizing the City Manager to execute related documents to complete the transfer of the Collection.
Sponsors: Eric Bunch, Teresa Loar
Attachments: 1. 220449 Fact Sheet, 2. Authenticated Ordinance 220449
ORDINANCE NO. 220449

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Approving the Sale and Transfer of ownership of the City owned Collection of historical objects for the Kansas City Museum from the City to the Kansas City Museum Foundation (KCMF); and authorizing the City Manager to execute related documents to complete the transfer of the Collection.

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WHEREAS, the City owns the Kansas City Museum ("Corinthian Hall") located at 3218 Gladstone Boulevard in Kansas City, Missouri; and

WHEREAS, since the 2016 adopted Strategic and Business Plans for the Museum, the KCMF has been working toward becoming the governing body of the Museum empowered to fully manage and operate the Museum through an Agreement with the Parks Department; and

WHEREAS, the Parks Board and the KCMF recognize the significance of the Museum to Kansas City and have identified a mutually beneficial plan to create a public-private partnership with KCMF to support the governance, management, operations, maintenance, renovations, and sustainability of the Museum; and

WHEREAS, the KCMF is committed to the care, management, preservation, stewardship, and display of the Collection for, among other purposes, research, exhibitions, and educational programs to highlight the history and cultural heritage of Kansas City's past, present, and future; and

WHEREAS, the City owns a Collection of objects of historical, cultural or aesthetic value that were transferred to it for one dollar ($1.00) from the Kansas City Museum Foundation under a Bill of Sale dated June 15, 1948 ("Bill of Sale"); and

WHEREAS, the City has an inventory of the entire Kansas City Museum Collection it currently owns including the co-owned collection with Union Station ("collectively referred to as City Owned Collection") and attached is a summary description of the Collection in Exhibit A; and

WHEREAS, the City entered into a July 1, 2007, Amended and Restated Management Agreement and a Fir...

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