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Last Published: 10/8/2007 3:30:39 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - TERRY RILEY
Present:3 - CHARLES EDDY, BECKY SCHUMACHER, DEB HERMANN
 

060977
Authorizing reconstruction of sidewalks, curbs, driveway entrances, and appurtenances various streets in Council District 4; appropriating $317,565.00 from the Revolving Public Improvement Fund; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $317,565.00 for the project; authorizing assessment of the costs against the properties benefitted; and recognizing an emergency.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
Greg Rokos, Pubic Works Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance would authorize setup of a fund account for the purpose of collecting costs for petition sidewalk project. Eighty percent of the cost is being assessed by the property owners.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Eddy, Schumacher, Hermann
Nays: 0

060978
Authorizing reconstruction of sidewalks, curbs, driveway entrances, and appurtenances in Council Districts 3 & 5; appropriating $17,140.00 from the Revolving Public Improvement Fund; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $17,140.00 for the various projects; authorizing assessment of the costs against the properties benefitted; and recognizing an emergency.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
Greg Rokos, Public Works Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance would setup account for funds for petition sidewalk projects in Council District 3 and 5.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Eddy, Schumacher, Hermann
Nays: 0

060983
Authorizing a $580,342.00 Amendment No. 1 with The Konrath Group for Project No. 89A00281; authorizing the City Manager to expend $580,342.00 from previously appropriated funds; and declaring the City's intent to reimburse itself from KCMAC 2006A-2 Music Hall Fund Bonds.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Ralph Davis, CIMO, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance would authorize additional construction of the music hall.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Eddy, Schumacher, Hermann
Nays: 0

060984
Authorizing a $1, 288,324.21 contract with AcePipe Cleaning, Inc. for sanitary sewer improvements at 66th and Manchester


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Ralph Davis, CIMO, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance would authorize the improvement of sanitary sewer lines in the area of 66th and Manchester.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Eddy, Schumacher, Hermann
Nays: 0

060985
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a $2,434,051.01 contract with Loch Sand & Construction Company; authorizing the Director of Public Works to amend and increase this contingency contract amount by $243,403.99; authorizing the City Manager to expend appropriated funds; and designating requisitioning authority.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Ralph Davis, CIMO, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance would authorize construction of bridges in the northland.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Eddy, Schumacher, Hermann
Nays: 0

060986
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into and execute a $1,732,770.00 contract with Kissick Construction Company, Inc., for Project No. 89000284-14; and authorizing the City Manager to expend $1,906,047.00 from appropriated funds.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Eric Bosch, CIMO, testified o behalf of this ordinance. This project would authorize the realignment of 16th and Wyandotte Avenue to Broadway.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Eddy, Schumacher, Hermann
Nays: 0

060987
Authorizing a $750,000.00 Facility Repair and Maintenance HVAC Contract with Lippert Mechanical Service Corporation; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $650,000.00; authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to expend $100,000.00; authorizing the Director of Public Works to extend the contract at the City’s discretion; and authorizing the Director of Pubic Works to amend and decrease the contract amount without further City Council approval.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Stan Harris, Public Works Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance would authorize a contract for heating, ventilation and air equipment services at various city owned facilities.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Eddy, Schumacher, Hermann
Nays: 0
 
 There will be a discussion regarding the HRD Monitoring Report. Phillip Yelder, HUR, testified on behalf of this presentation. A copy of the presentation is file in the City Clerk's Office. Riley would like the window changed from 24 hours to 72 hours. This would allow for more and or better bidding on the projects. Hermann would like to see the percentage of minority and women organizations particiating ofr the projects. Staff to keep records of past performances of staff problem - emergency contracts trying to get past with no bidding. Riley - compliance in the past Contractors are using the minority workers on paper and not use them actually in the job Minority contractors using minority workers on the job also. Yelder - FEC has come to committee to tele what their current updates are as to where they are in teh process of job and training for the minorities. All those who receive funds for the city to report to the city and this committe their roles as far as hiring minority workers. Emergency services contracts - they would be identified. Hermann-would like to see where all numbers are added all funding is being seen and accounted for Riley-The city want to retain those compaines that have a good repore with the city. Those that are keeping their workforce the way it should be. Hermann-do not want to be critical. Nace-congratulate efforts two main problems -section three compliance Major contractors are asking the M|WBE to use their name on the contract but ask them not to show up ofr work Yelder-received help from other departments Staff that will go to organizations over 500 firms that are sign up with the city Nace-it all boils down to crime. no working then crime goes up. Yelder-HUR does not charge anyone for section 3 Eddy-suggested change from 24 hour to 72 hour also much cost effective continue to work with other governmental entities and encourage them to work with us we want M\WBE to be in this work force Yelder will take into consideration the 72 hour window change working to the Aviation Department ofr the to establis goals to receive federal monies Nace-We really have to look at what contracts to city is giving out. It should not be that week after week we see the same contractors receiving the bids Margaret Robinson-More to Square thank you we have questions we would like ot meet with Mr. Yelder Hermann-this should continue Commend riley This presentations wil be the latter week of each month