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Legislation #: 101058 Introduction Date: 12/16/2010
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 1/23/2011
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER HERMANN
Title: Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a cooperative agreement with the City of Gladstone, Missouri, for use of Federal Transportation Enhancement Grant funds on the Shoal Creek Trail from Happy Rock Park to Maplewoods Community College; estimating revenue and appropriating $411,039.87 to the Capital Improvements Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
12/15/2010 Filed by the Clerk's office
12/16/2010 Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
1/6/2011 Do Pass
1/6/2011 Assigned to Third Read Calendar
1/13/2011 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 101058

 

Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a cooperative agreement with the City of Gladstone, Missouri, for use of Federal Transportation Enhancement Grant funds on the Shoal Creek Trail from Happy Rock Park to Maplewoods Community College; estimating revenue and appropriating $411,039.87 to the Capital Improvements Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.

 

WHEREAS, the Cities of Gladstone, Missouri (“Gladstone”) and Kansas City, Missouri (“Kansas City”) have preserved and enhanced the Shoal Creek Valley with the establishment of the 80 acre Happy Rock Park and 103 acre Maplewoods Greenway, respectively; and

 

WHEREAS, these two parks and neighborhoods in both cities are disjoined and separated by Missouri Route 1; and

 

WHEREAS, the Trails KC plan called for a multi-purpose connection between the two parks; and

 

WHEREAS, the cities have received a Federal Transportation Enhancement Grant of $636,039.87 to construct a 10-foot wide bicycle/pedestrian trail along Shoal Creek from Missouri Highway 1 to Maple Woods Parkway in Kansas City; and

 

WHEREAS, this trail will also connect to sidewalk and trail investments made by Gladstone and the Missouri Department of Transportation along Route 1 all the way south to N.E. 67th Street; and

 

WHEREAS, without a cooperative effort with Gladstone leading the project, the federal grant would not have been obtained; and

 

WHEREAS, the plans are complete and Gladstone is ready to bid the project in anticipation of construction starting in 2011; and

 

WHEREAS, when this trail and its connections are complete, Gladstone and Kansas City residents will have the opportunity to use non-motorized transportation to and from residences, shopping districts, and the parks where none exist today; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Director of Public Works is hereby authorized to execute a cooperative agreement with Gladstone for the use of Transportation Enhancement Grant funds as provided by the Federal Highway Administration for the construction of the Shoal Creek Trail from Happy Rock Park to Maplewoods Community College.

 

Section 2. That the revenue in the following account in the Capital Improvements Fund is hereby estimated in the following amount:

 

11-3090-890001-474630- 89020070 Shoal Creek Valley Trails $411,039.87

 

Section 3. That the sum of $411,039.87 is hereby appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Capital Improvements Fund to the following account in the Capital Improvements Fund:

 

11-3090-898101-B-89020070 Shoal Creek Valley Trails $411,039.87

 

Section 4. That the Director of Public Works is hereby designated as requisitioning authority on Account No. 11-3090-898101 and is authorized to expend $568,539.87 from funds appropriated to Account No. 11-3090-898101-B.

 

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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.

 

 

_______________________________

Randall Landes

Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

________________________________

Brian Rabineau

Assistant City Attorney