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Last Published: 3/26/2020 12:58:01 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - TERESA LOAR
Present:4 - ERIC BUNCH, MELISSA ROBINSON, KEVIN O'NEILL, KATHERYN SHIELDS
 
 
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 Water Services

200198
Authorizing a $429,125.00 Design Professional Services Contract with Taliaferro & Browne, Inc., for the Water Main Replacement in the Area of N. Indiana Avenue to N. Brookside Road, N.E. 48th Street to N.E. Barry Road project.


TRANSPORTATION, INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS COMM recommends "DO PASS"
Matt Bond and Jeff Martin, Water Services gave a brief testimony that this project is for the design to replace aging, break-prone cast iron pipe water mains with ductile iron pipe. This project includes the replacement of approximately 13,570 linear feet of 6-inch, 8-inch and 12-inch water mains in the area of North Indiana Avenue to North Brookside Road, Northeast. 48th Street to Northeast. Barry Road, in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri. This project will contribute to a sustainable Kansas City by replacing aging, break-prone water mains with new water mains, thereby improving distribution system reliability, increasing hydraulic conveyance capacity, and supporting fire protection. An electronic copy of this presentation can be obtained from the City Clerk's Office.
Ayes: 5 - Loar, Bunch, Robinson, O'Neill, Shields
Nays: 0

200213
Authorizing a $366,000.00 Design Professional Services Contract with Dubois Consultants, Inc., for the Inflow and Infiltration (I/I) Reduction: Northern Basins Project 2 West.


TRANSPORTATION, INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS COMM recommends "DO PASS"
Matt Bond and Srini Vallabhaneni, Water Services gave a brief testimony that the purpose of this project is to rehabilitate aging sewer pipes to like new conditions in order to restore capacity to the wastewater collection system, and reduce the volume and frequency of sewer overflows. The City is undertaking this project as mandated by the Federal Consent Decree to prepare preliminary and final construction contract documents for the Northern Basins Project Area 2 West I and I Reduction project as part of the Smart Sewer Program. The project will focus on I/I reduction through rehabilitation of public sanitary sewers and manholes within the project area. An electronic copy of this presentation can be obtained from the City Clerk's Department.
Ayes: 5 - Loar, Bunch, Robinson, O'Neill, Shields
Nays: 0

200214
Authorizing a $396,000.00 Design Professional Services Contract with Environmental Advisors and Engineers, Inc., for the Inflow and Infiltration (I/I) Reduction: Northern Basins Project 2 East.


TRANSPORTATION, INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS COMM recommends "DO PASS"
Matt Bond and Srini Vallabhaneni, Water Services gave a brief testimony that the purpose of this project is to rehabilitate aging sewer pipes to like new conditions in order to restore capacity to the wastewater collection system, and reduce the volume and frequency of sewer overflows. The City is undertaking this project as mandated by the Federal Consent Decree to prepare preliminary and final construction contract documents for the Northern Basins Project Area 2 East I and I Reduction project as part of the Smart Sewer Program. The project will focus on I/I reduction through rehabilitation of public sanitary sewers and manholes within the project area. An electronic copy of this presentation can be obtained from the City Clerk's Department.
Ayes: 5 - Loar, Bunch, Robinson, O'Neill, Shields
Nays: 0
 
 Public Works

200222
Authorizing the City Manager to enter into a Cost Apportionment Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission for the U.S. 169 “Buck” O'Neil Bridge over the Missouri River Project; establishing Fund No. 3442, the Special Obligation Series 2021A Fund; estimating revenue and appropriating $68,800,000.00 in Fund No. 3442 the Special Obligation Series 2021A Fund; appropriating $4,000,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of The Aviation Fund to the Buck O’Neil Bridge account; declaring the intent of the City to reimburse itself from the bond proceeds for certain expenditures; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon completion; and establishing the effective date of this ordinance.


TRANSPORTATION, INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS COMM recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (4/1/2020)"

200019
RESOLUTION - Adopting a goal of eliminating traffic deaths and serious injuries by 2030 and endorsing Vision Zero as a comprehensive and holistic approach to achieving this goal; directing the City Manager to convene a Vision Zero Task Force by May 1, 2020; directing the City Manager to work with the Vision Zero Task Force to create a Vision Zero Action Plan; and directing the City Manager to submit the Vision Zero Action Plan to Council by September 1, 2020.


TRANSPORTATION, INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS COMM recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (4/1/2020)"
 
 Water Services

200132
(Sub.)
Authorizing a $650,000.00 Design Professional Services Contract Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 9138 with CDM Smith, Inc., for the Lime Unloading and Conveyance System Project for a total contract amount of $1,250,000.00.


TRANSPORTATION, INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS COMM recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Matt Bond an Jeff Martin, Water Services, gave a brief testimony that The Water Services Department is undertaking this project to replace the current Lime Unloading System at the Water Treatment Plant Chemical Building to increase operational efficiency, reduce lime costs, and decrease the amount of lime dust. The current Lime Unloading System, that was installed at the Water Treatment Plant Chemical Building in 1985, experiences high levels of lime dust and inefficiencies when in operation. In addition, the Design Professional will provide a detailed engineering report with recommendations, preliminary and final design services, bid phase services and closeout services for improvements to the Lime Unloading System. An electronic copy of this presentation can be obtained from the City Clerk's Office.
Ayes: 5 - Loar, Bunch, Robinson, O'Neill, Shields
Nays: 0
 
 1. There may be a general discussion regarding current Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Committee issues.
 
 2. Closed Session • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 1 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss legal matters, litigation, or privileged communications with attorneys; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 2 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss real estate; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsections 3 and 13 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss personnel matters; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 9 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss employee labor negotiations; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 11 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss specifications for competitive bidding; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 12 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss sealed bids or proposals; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 17 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss confidential or privileged communications with auditors.
 
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