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FLOOR SUBSTITUTE

BOARD BILL NO. [10] 240

INTRODUCED BY ALDERMAN KENNETH ORTMANN, STEPHEN J. CONWAY, ALFRED WESSELS,JR., MATT VILLA, JENNIFER FLORIDA, FRANK WILLIAMSON, JEFFREY BOYD, BILL WATERHOUSE, ANTONIO D. FRENCH, JOE VACCARO

An ordinance pertaining to the collection of funds to assist in the City's efforts to support The BackStoppers Inc. and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri; authorizing the Comptroller to establish "The BackStoppers, Inc. Fund" to help provide needed support and financial assistance to the spouses and children of all local and county police officers, firefighters, publicly-funded paramedics and EMTs and volunteer fire protection units, who have lost their lives performing their duty and establish "The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri Fund" to help provide a mentor for every child who wants and needs one; directing the Collector of Revenue to transfer to the Comptroller any amount of money in excess of the amount due on any water bill, personal property or real estate tax bill in the City of St. Louis which is designated by any person, firm or corporation for the "The BackStoppers, Inc. Fund" program and "The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri Fund" program; the depositing of "The BackStoppers, Inc. and "The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri Fund" funds; and the use of "The BackStoppers, Inc. Fund" and "The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri Fund" funds.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF ST. LOUIS AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION ONE. The BackStoppers, Inc. Fund and The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri Fund established.

The Comptroller is authorized and directed to establish a fund to be designated as "The BackStoppers, Inc. Fund" to help provide needed support and financial assistance to the spouses and children of all local and county police officers, firefighters, publicly-funded paramedics and EMTs and volunteer fire protection units, who have lost their lives performing their duty. The Comptroller is authorized and directed to establish a fund to be designated as "The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri Fund" to help provide needed support and financial assistance to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri to help provide a mentor for every child who wants and needs one. All interest earned by the funds deposited in such special account shall be retained in the account to be appropriated according to provisions of this ordinance. All expenditures from such fund shall be appropriated in accordance with applicable law.

SECTION TWO. Excess payment disposition.

When any person, firm or corporation participating in "The BackStoppers, Inc. Fund" or "The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri Fund" program pays an amount in excess of the amount due on any water bill, personal property or real estate tax bill the Collector of Revenue shall remit to the Comptroller the excess amount on a monthly basis.

SECTION THREE. Deposit in The BackStoppers, Inc. Fund and The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri Fund.

The Comptroller, upon receipt of such excess payments designated for the "The BackStoppers, Inc. Fund" program remitted by the collector, shall place said receipted payments in the "The BackStoppers, Inc. Fund" established in Section One. The Comptroller, upon receipt of such excess payments designated for the "The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri Fund" program remitted by the collector, shall place said receipted payments in the "The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri Fund" established in Section One.

SECTION FOUR. Use of funds.

Funds maintained in "The BackStoppers, Inc. Fund" account shall only be used for purposes relating to the mission of The BackStoppers, Inc.

The BackStoppers, Inc.shall provide annually to all members of the Board of Aldermen a report detailing the use of funds provided by the "The BackStoppers, Inc. Fund."

Funds maintained in "The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri Fund" account shall only be used for purposes relating to the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri shall provide annually to all members of the Board of Aldermen a report detailing the use of funds provided by the "The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri Fund."

Legislative History
1ST READING REF TO COMM COMMITTEE COMM SUB COMM AMEND
12/10/10
2ND READING FLOOR AMEND FLOOR SUB PERFECTN PASSAGE
ORDINANCE VETOED VETO OVR SIGNED BY MAYOR
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