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File #: 220455    Version: Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/19/2022 In control: Council
On agenda: 5/26/2022 Final action: 5/26/2022
Title: Directing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with the Full Employment Council to train candidates for potential employment with the City through the Kansas City Municipal Career Academy; and authorizing city funding up to $9,600.00 for this demonstrative project.
Sponsors: Ryana Parks-Shaw
Attachments: 1. 220455 Fact Sheet Final, 2. 220455 Fiscal Note updated 5.26.22, 3. 220455 Municipal Career Academy 5_24_2022, 4. Authenticated Ordinance 220455 C.S
COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 220455

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Directing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with the Full Employment Council to train candidates for potential employment with the City through the Kansas City Municipal Career Academy; and authorizing city funding up to $9,600.00 for this demonstrative project.

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WHEREAS, the Full Employment Council (FEC) is a non-profit corporation whose mission is to obtain employment for the unemployed and underemployed residents of the Kansas City area by providing job training and connections to job opportunities; and

WHEREAS, it is in the public interest for the City to recruit qualified candidates to fill vacant positions; and

WHEREAS, a partnership between the City and the FEC can facilitate the training of job candidates to help qualify them for available positions within the City; and

WHEREAS, the City and FEC wish to establish the Kansas City Municipal Career Academy through which FEC will identify eligible candidates for City internships and selected interns will participate in a career training and an internship at the City over eight weeks; and

WHEREAS, the FEC has identified funding for an initial class of approximately 15-20 interns and the City and FEC wish to utilize these funds for demonstration project of the Kansas City Municipal Career Academy; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That the City Manager is hereby directed to enter into an agreement with the Full Employment Council under which the FEC will identify candidates for internships at the City and provide career training and the City will consider up to 20 of the identified candidates for eight-week internships in various City departments. The final form of the agreement shall be as determined by the City Manager, but shall include the following provisions:

a) FEC will recruit potential candidates and determine their eli...

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