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File #: 230488    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/26/2023 In control: Council
On agenda: 6/15/2023 Final action: 6/15/2023
Title: Sponsor: Director of City Planning and Development Department Authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to apply for and accept supplemental funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to increase capitalization of the Kansas City Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund; estimating and appropriating revenue in the amount of $3,000,000.00 in certain Brownfield Revolving Loan Funds; and authorizing the execution of an amended cooperative agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Sponsors: Director of City Planning & Development
Attachments: 1. Docket Memo 2023 Supplemental RLF rev., 2. G64SBRLF Supplemental 06-2023, 3. 230488.Authenticated Ordinance
ORDINANCE NO. 230488

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Sponsor: Director of City Planning and Development Department

Authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to apply for and accept supplemental funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to increase capitalization of the Kansas City Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund; estimating and appropriating revenue in the amount of $3,000,000.00 in certain Brownfield Revolving Loan Funds; and authorizing the execution of an amended cooperative agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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WHEREAS, the City accepted a Brownfield Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund ("Brownfield RLF") grant in 2000 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") in the amount of $500,000.00 as authorized by Ordinance No. 001210; and

WHEREAS, the City created the Kansas City Brownfield RLF Program to make loans and subgrants of RLF grant funds for the cleanup of Brownfield sites in Kansas City, Missouri; and

WHEREAS, the City in the years 2007, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019, and 2022 accepted additional funding from the EPA in a total amount of $8,483,840.00 to increase capitalization of the Kansas City Brownfield RLF, as authorized by Ordinance Nos. 070894, 100138, 120849 and 140732, Resolution No. 150693, and Ordinance Nos. 160539, 180581, 190633, 190773 and 220630, respectively; and

WHEREAS, the Brownfield RLF program is an important source of capital that can be used to provide low-interest, partially-forgivable loans and subgrants to finance the cleanup of abandoned and underutilized properties, and help create jobs and new economic opportunities, especially for economically distressed, historically underserved and disproportionately burdened communities in Kansas City; and

WHEREAS, the EPA has selected the City to be awarded an additional Supplemental RLF Grant in the amount of $3,000,000.00 for the Kansas City Brownfield RLF Program conditioned upon the sub...

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