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Legislation #: 010838 Introduction Date: 5/31/2001
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 6/17/2001
Sponsor: None
Title: Approving an emergency contract with Garney Companies Inc. for Emergency Repair of a 78-inch raw water line from the Intake Facility to the Water Treatment Plant; authorizing expenditure of $70,000.00 in funding therefor; and declaring an emergency.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
5/31/2001

Prepare to Introduce

5/31/2001

Referred Operations Committee

6/6/2001

Advance and Do Pass

6/7/2001

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 010838

 

Approving an emergency contract with Garney Companies Inc. for Emergency Repair of a 78-inch raw water line from the Intake Facility to the Water Treatment Plant; authorizing expenditure of $70,000.00 in funding therefor; and declaring an emergency.

 

WHEREAS, the 78-inch raw water line from the Intake Facility to the Water Treatment Plant is leaking at a rate of approximately 500 gallons per minute; and

 

WHEREAS, this leak is located under the overhead southbound lanes of the North Broadway Extension at the edge of the North Kansas City Levee; and

 

WHEREAS, if this leak should develop into a fully developed water line break, the levee would be damaged with a potential for damage to the bridge overhead; and

 

WHEREAS, this condition presents an immediate threat to public health and safety; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Director of Water Services Department is hereby authorized to execute, on behalf of Kansas City, a contract with Garney Companies Inc. for emergency repair of a 78-inch raw water line from the Intake Facility to the Water Treatment Plant. A copy of the contract is on file in the office of the Director of Water Services.

 

Section 2. That the Director of Water Services is hereby authorized to expend up to the sum of $70,000.00 from funds previously appropriated to Account No. 02-801-080-7703-T Water Main Construction/Rehab to satisfy the cost of this emergency contract.

 

Section 3. This ordinance is declared to be an emergency measure within the provisions of Section 15, Article II of the Charter of Kansas City because it is for the immediate preservation of public property, health and safety and shall take effect in accordance with that section.

 

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I hereby certify that there is a balance, otherwise unencumbered, to the credit of the appropriation to which the foregoing expenditure is to be charged, and a cash balance, otherwise unencumbered, in the treasury, to the credit of the fund from which payment is to be made, each sufficient to meet the obligation hereby incurred.

 

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Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Assistant City Attorney