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Last Published: 6/18/2010 3:14:38 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - TERRY RILEY
Present:2 - MELBA CURLS, BILL SKAGGS
Excused:1 - CATHY JOLLY
 
 
 AVIATION - MARK VAN LOH

100454
Authorizing a $3,743,513.81 contract with Ideker, Inc., for Project No. 62100352 – Runway 1/19 Safety Area Construction – Phase 2; authorizing the Director of Aviation to amend and increase this contract by up to $374,351.00; and authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend $4,117,864.81 for the contract.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Mark Van Loh, Aviation Department and the engineer Bill Monset were present to testify. Mr Van Loh explained that the ordinance would allow a contract with Ideker, Inc. for improvements for runway 1/19. The project will include the use of fly ash a by-product of burning coal, it helps reduce the amount of cement used for the runway. the project will also use LED lights instead of quartz which will reduce energy consumption. The project meets its WBE/MBE goals.

100455
Authorizing a $997,873.00 Amendment No. 3 to an agreement with HNTB Corporation for Project No. 62090340 – Runway 1/19 Safety Area Construction at the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport; and authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend $1,097,660.00 for the contract.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Mark Van Loh, Aviation, explained that this ordinance was for a contract with HNTB Corporation also for runway 1/19. However it will address, engineered material arrecting systems, glide slope antenna and flashing sequenced lighting. He added that 95% of the eligible cost is covered by the Airport improvement Grant Program. The DBE goal for the project is 24% and it is currently at 23%

100456
Authorizing a $383,379.00 Amendment No. 3 to an agreement with Burns and McDonnell for Project No. 62080330 – Airfield Pavement Repairs; and authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend $421,717.00 for the contract.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Mark Van Loh, Aviation Department. stated that the ordinance was for an agreement with Burns and McDonnell for airfield pavement repairs.
 
 COUNCILMAN RILEY

100464
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to cause the following comments to be submitted to the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) for the long range transportation plan, known as Transportation Outlook 2040.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Stan Harris, Public Works, testified that the resolution would direct the City Manager to submit comments to MARC regarding the City's recommendations for Transportation Outlook 2040.
Ayes: 3 - Riley, Curls, Skaggs
Nays: 0

100465
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to submit comments and projects to be considered for inclusion regarding the 2011-2015 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP).


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (6/10/2010)"
 
 PUBLIC WORKS - STAN HARRIS

100466
Granting KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations Company (“Company”) (formerly known as Aquila, Inc. and Utilicorp United, Inc.) a franchise and authorization to construct, operate and maintain all appropriate facilities for carrying on a light, heat and power business, granting the right to use certain streets of the city within the present or future certificated service territory of Company therefore, and prescribing the terms and conditions of such authorization.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Stan Harris, Public Works, Bill Geary, Law Department and Mark Bryant, Representative for KCPL, were all present to testify regarding the ordinance that would allow a franchise name change for Aquila/Utilicorp to KCPL of Greater Missouri Operations Company. KCPL would continue operations as usual the main difference would be the territorial boundaries.
Ayes: 3 - Riley, Curls, Skaggs
Nays: 0

100444
(Sub.)
Approving a $359,960.00 contract with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission; approving a $140,040.00 local match from the North Oak TIF plan; appropriating $500,000.00; approving a $138,000.00 contract with Patti Banks Associates, LLC, and a $347,407.00 contract with Brian Clark and Associates for the North Oak Corridor Streetscape project; and repealing Ordinance No. 100299.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, CONSENT"
Stan Harris, Public Works, testified that the ordinance approved a contract amendment for the North Oak Corridor Streetscape. The amendment reduces the obligation from $400,000 to $359,960.

100446
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to sell $67,300,000 of general obligation bonds previously approved by the voters; directing the City Manager to expend $20 million for the completion of the First and Second Creek sanitary sewer areas from bonds previously approved; directing the City Manager to establish a system to prioritize neighborhood projects and basic services; and requiring the City Manager to report to the City Council within 30 days of receiving an advisory opinion from the Bond Financial Advisory Committee and thereafter every 90 days on the status of these directions.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION SECOND COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Stan Harris, explained that the ordinance would direct the City Manager to sell $66 million in obligations bonds. The bond funds would allow traffic signals for the disabled, street construction, tuckpointing, sewer repair and replacement and infrastructure for the Kansas City Zoo. The general concerns were that the funding was not enough to do the improvements that are needed but this would be a good start toward putting citizens to work and improving citizens satisfaction.
Ayes: 3 - Riley, Curls, Skaggs
Nays: 0
 
 1. There may be general discussion regarding current Transportation and Infrastructure issues.
 
 2. 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; and/or (4) sealed bids and related documents, until the bids are opened; and sealed proposals and related documents or any documents related to a negotiated contract until a contract is executed, or all proposals are rejected, pursuant to subsection 12.