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Last Published: 8/20/2012 4:06:48 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - TERRY RILEY
Present:3 - MELBA CURLS, CATHY JOLLY, BILL SKAGGS
 

100722
Authorizing Amendment 2 to a Cooperative Agreement for Sewer Service between Kansas City, Missouri, and Gladstone, Missouri, which sets the lime sludge discharge rates for the next five years of the Agreement.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Terry Leeds and Shawn Henessey, Water Services, explained that the ordinance would continue a contract with Gladstone, Mo. for lime slug removal services with renewals for five years. There was no committee discussion.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Curls, Jolly, Skaggs
Nays: 0

100731
Dedicating City-owned land for stormwater drainage on properties located at 3001 N.E. Russell Road, Clay County, Missouri, 3700 N.W. 61st Street, and 3701 N.W. 61st Street, both located in Platte County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Terry Leeds and Bob Davis, Water Services, explained that the ordinance would address properties purchased by the Water Services Department in lieu of right of way. The purpose is to buy the property and restrict or prevent any construction on the properties. Councilman Skaggs, moved to pass the ordinance and Councilwoman Jolly seconded. There was no additional discussion on the ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Curls, Jolly, Skaggs
Nays: 0

100738
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute Amendment No. 2 with HNTB in the amount of $146,773.50 to provide supplemental engineering services for the construction of the Botts Road and M-150 Interchange; authorizing the expenditure of the same amount in previously appropriated funds; and reducing revenue and appropriations in the amount of $2,109,250.00.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Stan Harris, Public Works, stated that the ordinance approved engineering services for Botts Road and M-150 Hwy project. The MBE/WBE goals have been met and the City of Grandview has completed their portion of the project and an advance would help to speed along Kansas City's portion of the project. Councilwoman Jolly commented that the project was in her district (6). The community and others attended a ground breaking ceremony and were excited about the improvements to infrastructure, addition of job and all the good things that would come about as a direct result of the project.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Curls, Jolly, Skaggs
Nays: 0

100741
Amending Chapter 64, Article VII, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 64-241 through 64-280 in their entirety, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like designation and similar subject matter for the purpose of establishing a City-wide sidewalk inspection program and procedures governing the repair and replacement of sidewalks and the issuance of special assessments; and amending Chapter 64, Article I, by enacting new Sections 64-14, 64-15 and 64-16 for the purpose of requiring property owners to abate and refrain from creating certain hazards in streets, sidewalks and other public places.


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (9/23/2010)"
Stan Harris, Public Works, commented that although the item was to be held it will allow regular inspection rather than a reactive method. Councilwoman Curls asked if there was PIAC component to the sidewalk program. Harris stated that there was and the whole program would be reviewed. Skaggs asked if clarification of the changes to the code could be provided to the committee.

100742
Estimating revenues in the amount of $229,507.61 in the General Fund and appropriating same; designating requisitioning authority; and authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon project completion.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Clyde Paige, City Planning, explained that the funding described in the ordinance was a result of a settlement of for the demolision of a large building on Swope Parkway. A developer has expressed an interest in building a senior living facility on the land. However during demolision some hazardous materials were found and it will be costly to remove them. Therefore the developer has asked the City to assist by opening an account for funds and making certain considerations. Councilman Riley commented that he believed that the senior living facility was greatly needed in that area. Councilwoman Curls asked for clarification of the location. There were no further questions or discussion and Councilman Riley called for the motion, requesting that the ordinance be advanced.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Curls, Jolly, Skaggs
Nays: 0

100743
Approving a $368,000.00 contract with Black and Veatch Corporation for Contract No. 7649, Project No. 80000374, Small Main Replacement for Plate C-106; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $368,000.00 for the project from previously appropriated funds; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
Terry Leeds and Brian Schroeder, Water Services department were present and testified that the ordinance before the committee would allow small main design work to move forward in the Claycomo area.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Curls, Jolly, Skaggs
Nays: 0

100750
Estimating revenue in the amount of $25,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; reducing appropriations in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $90,000.00; appropriating $115,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Capital Improvements Fund to the Line Creek Trail; authorizing an amendment to a cooperative agreement with Hunt Midwest Real Estate Services, Inc. for the purpose of providing additional funding for the construction of the next phase of the Line Creek Trail; and authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend an additional $547,595.00 on the project.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Stan Harris, Public Works, explained the this ordinance addressed the line creek improvements project. Councilman Riley stated that he believed that there had not been a competitive bid for the project and that the cost had exceeded the estimated cost. He asked for an explanation. Wes Mender, Public Works, explained that the contract was awarded to Hunt Midwest in part because Hunt had previous experience in dealing with untouch forest. The previous contractor was not performing well on the pr projects. Hunt Midwest bid it out for the City which allowed the project to continue with out delay. Councilman Riley stated that he was uncomfortable with the project not being bid through the normal process. Councilman Riley voted no to advance the ordinance on several counts: 1. That there was no competitive bid 2. Lack of oversight on the project. 3. Addition cost. Councilman Skaggs moved to advance it died for lack of a second. Councilman Skaggs moved to do pass. Coucncilwoman Jolly seconded.
Ayes: 3 - Curls, Jolly, Skaggs
Nays: 1 - Riley

100755
(Sub.)
Authorizing execution of the First Amendment to MCI Overhaul Base Lease and Supplemental Agreement and the Tenant Reimbursement Agreement Termination Agreement with American Airlines in connection with American’s vacation of the MCI Overhaul Base at Kansas City International Airport; authorizing execution of the First Amendment to the Tax Credit Agreement with Missouri Development Finance Board in connection with future use of tax credits previously issued for MCI Overhaul Base; and authorizing execution of a First Amendment to the Cooperative Agreement with the Kansas City International Airport Community Improvement District.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Mark Van Loh, Aviation Department, stated that the ordinance covered a lease agreement with American Airlines. Adding that American has met their obligation and has chosen to vacate the property. However the space will be taken over by several other companies that included Jet Midwest, Frontier and Smith Electric. Although American Airline has decided to vacate the property they are obligated to continue lease payments through 2029 at the same rate originally agreed to. Councilman Skaggs asked what space is still available for rent at the overhaul base. Mr. Long explained that there are three main structures. Building 2 of the base is occupied by Jet Midwest and Frontier. The super hanger is still occupied by American Airline through the end of the year and the rent is 1.9 Million a year. Councilman Skaggs asked if there room for expansion for the new tenants. Mr. Van Loh said there was.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Curls, Jolly, Skaggs
Nays: 0

100756
Amending Ordinance No. 050855 by inserting a new section in Article V thereof and authorizing the closing of certain funds and the establishment of certain funds as set forth herein.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Mark Van Loh and Randy Landes were present to discuss the ordinance. There was no discussion.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Curls, Jolly, Skaggs
Nays: 0

100757
(Sub.)
Estimating revenues in the amount of $400,000.00; appropriating funds in the Capital Improvements Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Stan Harris, Public Works, stated that this ordinance was appropriating money and was related to the design, repair, maintenance or construction of public improvements.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Curls, Jolly, Skaggs
Nays: 0

100760
Authorizing the execution of Second Amendment to the Operation and Maintenance of Specified System(s) Agreement with Facility Operation Services at the Overhaul Base at Kansas City International Airport.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Mark van Loh, Aviation, explained that F.O.S./Burns and Mc Donnell handles the heating and cooling services for the overhaul base and the ordinance allows them to stay in place should there be any warranty issues during the transition of new tenants.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Curls, Jolly, Skaggs
Nays: 0
 
 There may be general discussion of Transportation and Infrastructure Committee issues. Pursuant to the following subsections of Section 610.021 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, there may be a closed session to discuss: (1) legal matters, litigation, or privileged communications with attorneys, pursuant to subsection 1; (2) real estate, pursuant to subsection 2; (3) personnel, pursuant to subsection 3 and 13; (4) sealed bids or proposals, pursuant to subsection 12; and/or (5) negotiations with employee groups, pursuant to subsection 9.