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Last Published: 4/7/2008 9:35:06 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:4 - ED FORD, MELBA CURLS, RUSS JOHNSON, JAN MARCASON
Out:1 - BILL SKAGGS
 

080284
Approving a $45,000.00 Amendment No. 3 with AquaLaw PLC for legal services in connection with the Overflow Control Plan and other environmental legal issues.  


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Cecilia Abbott, Law Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This amendment is needed to continue outside legal services for Water Service Department's Overflow Control Plan. Specialized environmental outside legal counsel is needed for discussions with EPA and DNR.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Curls, Johnson, Marcason
Nays: 0

080300
(Sub.)
Authorizing a $126,084.00 Second Amendment to Agreement No. 060120 with TranSystems Corporation for design services for Project No. 89001236 NW 64th-68th Street (Gower) Connector; authorizing the City Manager to expend $126,084.00 from previously appropriated funds; authorizing the City Manager to charge up to $963,894.00 for project management costs for the entire project.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Jim Mellum, Water Services and Chad Thompson, CIMO, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Ralph Davis, CIMO, was present to answer questions from the committee. This ordinance authorizes the Director of Public Works to execute a agreement with TranSystems Corporation for the NW 64th-68th Street (Gower) Connector, in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri, Council District #2.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Curls, Johnson, Marcason
Nays: 0

080306
Authorizing Amendment 2 to a Water Purchase Agreement between Kansas City, Missouri and Missouri-American Water Company.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (4/9/2008)"

080311
Amending Chapter 38, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 38-1, Definitions; subsection (a) of Section 38-2, Discrimination prohibited; Section 38-132, Employment; Section 38-133, Housing; Section 38-134, Discrimination in commercial real estate loans; Section 38-135, Discrimination in the provision of brokerage services; and Section 38-137, Discriminatory accommodation practices, and enacting in lieu thereof new subsections and sections of like designation and subject matter for the purpose of prohibiting discrimination on account of gender identity.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Councilwoman Gottstein; Phillip Yelder, Human Relations; Brian Rabineau, Law Department; Kendrick Blackwood, Mayor's Office, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance will amend Chapter 38 in the Code of Ordinances, which will update the Discrimination Policy to include discrimination based on gender identity. Testified in support of this ordinance: Jim McDonnel, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Cassidy Fallak, Kansas City Resident Collin Tyse, 5804 McGee Rev. Diane Nunley, Kansas City Resident Donna Ross, 7805 NW Seymore Ct. Rev. John Barbone, Spirit of Hope Church Caroline McDonald, 5412 Locust
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Curls, Johnson, Marcason
Nays: 0

080313
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to execute a Cooperative Agreement with BT Residential, LLC to provide for payment of additional costs associated with an increase in flow capacity to a wastewater pump station in the vicinity of Green Hills Road and N.W. 96th Street; and recognizing this as an emergency.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (4/9/2008)"

080315
Authorizing a $260,150.00 Amendment No. 2 to a contract with HNTB Corporation for Contract No. 106, design of the Troost at Brush Creek Channel Improvements project from previously appropriated funds; and recognizing an emergency.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Jim Mellum, Water Services, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This amendment will provide for completion of design for the Troost at Brush Creek Channel Improvements, consisting of bridge, channel, roadway, streetscape, enhancements and related work. Carol Grimaldi, Brush Creek Community Partners, and Mark McHenry, Parks and Recreation, testified in support of this ordinance.
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 (4/23/2008)"

080209
(Sub.)
Authorizing a $280,000.00 Agreement with HNTB Corporation for Project No. 89001236, NW 64th - 68th Street (Gower) Connector; authorizing the City Manager to expend $280,000.00 from previously appropriated funds; and authorizing the City Manager to charge up to $963,894.00 for estimated project management costs for the entire project.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS SECOND COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Jim Mellum, Water Services and Chad Thompson, CIMO, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Ralph Davis, CIMO, was present to answer questions from the committee. This ordinance authorizes the Director of Public Works to execute a agreement with TranSystems Corporation for the NW 64th-68th Street (Gower) Connector, in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri, Council District #2.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Curls, Johnson, Marcason
Nays: 0

080246
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to include the question “How will this contribute to a sustainable Kansas City?” on fact sheets for all ordinances and resolutions.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (4/9/2008)"
 
 There will be a closed session pursuant to §610.021(1) RSMo. The committee went into closed session at 1:30 pm. There may be general discussion regarding current Transportation and Infrastructure issues. There was no general discussion.