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Last Published: 3/31/2008 9:35:37 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:3 - ED FORD, MELBA CURLS, JAN MARCASON
Out:1 - RUSS JOHNSON
Excused:1 - BILL SKAGGS
 

080180
Authorizing a $2,850,000.00 contract with Ball Kelly, d/b/a Taylor Kelly Construction LLC, for Project No. 890A0284, Bartle Hall North Dock, Contract 3-Steel Exterior Skin/Roof; authorizing the City Manager to amend and increase this contract by up to $285,000.00 without further City Council approval; authorizing the City Manager to expend $3,135,000.00 for the contract; and recognizing an emergency.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Dan Witt,CIMO, testified on behalf of this ordinance. The contract will provide for construction of Bartle North Dock Contract 3 Steel Exterior Skin/Roof.
Ayes: 3 - Ford, Curls, Marcason
Nays: 0

080188
Amending Chapter 64, Code of Ordinances, by repealing subsection (a) of Section 64-119, Deposit for restoration expenses; Section 64-422, Definitions; Section 64-423, Regulated activities; Section 64-424, Exceptions; subsections (a) and (b) of Section 64-426, Permit fee; and Section 64-434, Enforcement Policy, and enacting in lieu thereof new subsections and sections of like designation and subject matter for the purpose of limiting street plate permits to 30 days, modifying the permit fees, prohibiting the use of street plates between the months of December and February except in cases of emergencies, and granting the Director of Public Works enforcement powers; enacting a new Section 64-436, Restoration deposit, for the purpose of incorporating the restoration deposit on excavation permits into the street plate bridging regulations; and establishing an effective date.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (3/5/2008)"

080194
Reducing Kansas City Bicycle Transportation Initiative (KCBTI) project appropriations in the Capital Improvement Fund totaling $596,036.92 from the Department of Public Works; reappropriating a total of $1,380,036.92 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Capital Improvements Fund; estimating CMAQ revenues of $784,000.00; and designating requisitioning authority.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Jim Mellum, Water Services, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Deb Ridgeway and Pat Hilderbrand, Public Works, was present to answer questions from the committee. This ordinance is to transfer funds from the Public Works Department to the Water Services Department and estimates revenues for the KCBTI projects.
Ayes: 3 - Ford, Curls, Marcason
Nays: 0

080201
RESOLUTION - Expressing the Council’s support for the Red Bridge Road Alternatives Plan submitted to the City by Bucher, Willis & Ratliff Corporation.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "BE ADOPTED"
Chad Thompson, CIMO, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Charlie Schwinger and Ron Williamson, BWR, gave a presentation to the committee regarding the Red Bridge Road Alternatives Study. The handout is on file in the City Clerk's Office. John Fierro, Parks Board, was present to answer questions from the committee. Testified in support: Jerry Young, 10825 Baltimore Ave. KCMO Tim Henry, 10448 Indiana KCMO Councilman Sharp Councilwoman Jolly Testified in opposition: Theresa Edens, Friends of Red Bridge Sharon Hill, Red Bridge Homes Association
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Curls, Johnson, Marcason
Nays: 0

070190
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to develop a program for the training of minority and women construction workers whose skills can allow them to be a part of the workforce needed for the construction of water and sewer projects to be funded by the $250 million in water revenue bonds and $250 million in sewer revenue bonds approved by the voters on August 2, 2005.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (3/5/2008)"

070198
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a contract with Missouri Organic Recycling for fee based management of the City's leaves and brush drop-off sites from March 17, 2007 to April 30, 2008, with five additional one year renewal options.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD OFF AGENDA"
 
 There will be a discussion regarding a proposed 12% increase in water and sewer rates. This was held to be discussed in Business Session. There may be general discussion regarding current Transportation and Infrastructure issues. There was no general discussion.