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Last Published: 9/15/2008 2:51:07 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:4 - RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JAN MARCASON, BILL SKAGGS
Out:1 - TERRY RILEY
 
 
 Aviation - Mark VanLoh

080707
Authorizing a $2,197,804.43 contract with Superior Bowen Asphalt Company, LLC, for Project No. 62080326 – Rehabilitate Paris Street & Mexico City Avenue at Kansas City International Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $2,417,584.43.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Mark VanLoh, Aviation Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This contract will require the contractor to do full depth pavement patching; crack sealing, milling off of pavement surfaces, overlay with new asphaltic pavement, pavement markings, temporary traffic control and other miscellaneous work. This work will return these surfaces to safe and smooth roads for the public using the airport.
Ayes: 4 - Johnson, Curls, Marcason, Skaggs
Nays: 0

080708
Authorizing a $1,625,012.54 contract with APAC-Kansas, Inc., for Project No.62080334 – Rehabilitate Bern Street and the Employee Parking Lot at Kansas City International Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $1,787,513.54.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Mark VanLoh, Aviation Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This contract will require the contractor to do full depth patching, milling and overlay, pavement striping and other miscellaneous work needed to return these pavements to smooth driving surfaces
Ayes: 4 - Johnson, Curls, Marcason, Skaggs
Nays: 0

080709
Authorizing a $223,760.00 Amendment No. 1 to the Design Professional Agreement with S.K. Design Group, Inc. for Project No. 62060307 – Rehabilitate Airport Roadways at Kansas City International Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $246,136.00.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Mark VanLoh, Aviation Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Phil Muncy, Aviation Department, was present to answer questions from the committee. This Amendment No. 1 will require Design Professional, S.K. Design Group, Inc. to provide construction inspection and material testing services to ensure contractors compliance with contract documents.
Ayes: 4 - Johnson, Curls, Marcason, Skaggs
Nays: 0

080710
Authorizing a $558,724.60 Amendment No. 6 to the Design Professional Agreement with Wellner Architects, Inc. for Project No. 62990D49 – Improvements to Maintenance Storage Buildings at Kansas City International Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $614,597.60.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Mark VanLoh, Aviation Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. The intent of the Design Professional work is to provide architectural studies, architectural and engineering design, bid documents, construction administration and other related architectural and engineering services for new and existing Airport Maintenance Facilities at KCI.
Ayes: 4 - Johnson, Curls, Marcason, Skaggs
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason

080711
(Sub.)
Amending Article XI, Chapter 2, Administration, relating to the LEED Silver Standard by repealing Section 2-1604, Code of Ordinances, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number which illustrates the City of Kansas City’s commitment to sustainability in public buildings.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A SECOND COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Councilwoman Marcasan, Dennis Murphy, Environmental Officer, and Eric Bosch, CIMO, testified on behalf of this ordinance Matt Gillati, City Attorney's Office, was present to answer questions from the committee. This ordinance will assure that future City buildings and facilities are designed and built in a manner that will reduce their environmental impact, provide life-cycle cost savings to the City, and provide higher quality space for those individuals who work in those buildings or visit them and utilize their services.
Ayes: 4 - Johnson, Curls, Marcason, Skaggs
Nays: 0
 
 Water Services - John Franklin

080712
Approving a $688,630.55 Amendment No. 2 with CH2M Hill, Inc. for Contract No. 961, First Creek and Second Creek Pump Stations and Force Mains; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $738,630.55 for this amendment; designating requisitioning authority; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
John Franklin, City Manager's Office, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Jim Mellum, Water Services, was present to answer questions from the committee. This project entails the preparation of Facility Plans for the design of the First Creek and Second Creek Pump Stations and Force Mains.
Ayes: 4 - Johnson, Curls, Marcason, Skaggs
Nays: 0

080727
Approving a $9,900.00 Amendment No. 2 with Taliaferro and Browne, Inc. for Contract No. 053, Central Industrial District Storm Sewers Phase I Design; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $9,900.00 for this amendment; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
John Franklin, City Manager's Office, and Jim Mellum, Water Services, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This project will entail design of the Central Industrial District Storm Sewer Phase I, including preparation of plans and specifications suitable for bidding the construction project.
Ayes: 4 - Johnson, Curls, Marcason, Skaggs
Nays: 0

080693
(Sub.)
Enacting a new Section 68.476, Code of Ordinances, entitled Sales tax light rail to enact new sales taxes totaling 3/8% to be devoted to a light rail system to extend for 25 years beginning April 1, 2009; providing for submission of this ordinance to the qualified voters of the City for their approval at a special election called for Tuesday, November 4, 2008; authorizing and directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of this election; authorizing and directing the City Clerk to notify the Missouri Director of Revenue if the proposal is approved by the voters; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (7/31/2008)"
The ordinance provides for the establishment of the new sales tax section in the City ordinances, subject to the election results. The following people testified regarding this ordinance: Christian Sizemore, Clay Co. EDC Dick Holwick, Northland Regional Council Councilman Sharp Jim Rice, Northland Neighborhoods Inc. Claus Wawrzinek, Sierra Club Lou Austin, Southland resident Mark Esping, 3828 Baltimore KCMO Mr. McClarney, 2555 Grand KCMO Sarah Biles, Union Station Dennis O'Neil, Light Rail taskforce Councilman Ford Norine Caruso, Light Rail taskforce Evelyn Childers, RTA

080694
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Expressing the Councils intentions for a light rail starter line should voters approve the enactment of a new 3/8-cent light rail sales tax on November 4, 2008.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (7/31/2008)"
This Resolution spells out the City Council's intentions for the planning and development of a light rail transit system, including coordination with regional transit systems and additional local bus services, in the event that voters in Kansas City approve a new 3/8-cent sales tax for a light rail starter line. The following people testified regarding this ordinance: Christian Sizemore, Clay Co. EDC Dick Holwick, Northland Regional Council Councilman Sharp Jim Rice, Northland Neighborhoods Inc. Claus Wawrzinek, Sierra Club Lou Austin, Southland resident Mark Esping, 3828 Baltimore KCMO Mr. McClarney, 2555 Grand KCMO Sarah Biles, Union Station Dennis O'Neil, Light Rail taskforce Councilman Ford Norine Caruso, Light Rail taskforce Evelyn Childers, RTA
 
 Public Works will provide an overview of the planned implementation of the fee-based leaf and brush program. Micheal Shaw, Public Works, gave a presentation to the committee regarding the upcoming changes to the Leaf and Brush pick up program. A handout is on file in the City Clerk's Office. There may be general discussion regarding current Transportation and Infrastructure issues.