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Legislation #: 910597 Introduction Date: 5/16/1991
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 5/23/1991
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing a contract in the amount of $50,000.00 with Comanche Construction, Inc. for emergency repairs to Little Blue River Road Bridge over the Little Blue River; and declaring an emergency.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
5/13/1991

Prepare to Introduce

5/16/1991

Referred Operations And Aviation

5/22/1991

Advance and Do Pass

5/23/1991

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 910597

 

Authorizing a contract in the amount of $50,000.00 with Comanche Construction, Inc. for emergency repairs to Little Blue River Road Bridge over the Little Blue River; and declaring an emergency.

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WHEREAS, severe deterioration of certain bearings on the Little Blue River Road Bridge over the Little Blue River have made it necessary to close the Bridge to traffic; and

 

WHEREAS, the Bridge is an important link in the traffic pattern for southeast Kansas City; and

 

WHEREAS, unavailability of the Bridge causes increased traffic on certain thoroughfares as well as alternate traffic patterns which result in increased danger on roads in the general area of the Bridge; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the work of emergency repair to Little Blue River Road Bridge over the Little Blue River, Kansas City, Missouri, Council District 6, Project No. 5358, is hereby provided for and authorized.

 

Section 2. That the work shall be done in accordance with the plans, specifications, and the contract therefor between Kansas City, Missouri, through its Director of Public Works, and Comanche Construction, Inc., in the amount of $50,000.00, which contract is on file in the office of the Director of Public Works and is incorporated herein by reference.

 

Section 3. That the Director of Public Works is hereby authorized to expend the sum of $70,000.00 from funds heretofore appropriated to Account No. 9-40204-T as and for consideration in the aforesaid contract and for contingencies and engineering associated therewith.

 

Section 4. That this ordinance, being for the immediate preservation of the public safety, is declared to be an emergency measure within the provisions of Article II, Section 15 of the Kansas City Charter and shall take effect immediately upon passage. _______________________________________________________

 

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