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Last Published: 3/31/2008 9:34:16 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:3 - ED FORD, MELBA CURLS, JAN MARCASON
Excused:2 - RUSS JOHNSON, BILL SKAGGS
 

080209
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; authorizing the City Manager to charge up to $1,441,290.00 for estimated project management costs for the entire project; and recognizing an emergency.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (3/12/2008)"

080210
Authorizing an increase in the contingency of a contract with McCowanGordon Construction, L.L.C. for Project No. 89000035, Design-Build Fire Station No. 35 in the amount of $3,266,790.00; authorizing the City Manager to charge up to $1,000,000.00 for estimated project management costs for the entire project; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Eric Bosch, CIMO, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Sal Montlione and Micheal Moore, KCFD, was present to answer questions from the committee. This ordinance will authorize an increase in the contract contingency for the Design-Build Fire Station No. 35 on Emmanuel Cleaver Blvd.
Ayes: 3 - Ford, Curls, Marcason
Nays: 0

080215
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 76, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 76-32, Definitions, 76-33, Applicability of article generally, 76-39, Appointment of investigators, 76-40, Duties of investigators, 76-45, Penalty for violation of article, 76-76, Contents of application, 76-79, Duty of permit holder to enforce compliance by drivers, 76-101, Required, 76-102, Application, 76-104, Investigation and fingerprinting, 76-105, Fee, 76-106, Granting or denial; appeals, 76-110, Certificate, 76-141, Generally, 76-161, Required, and 76-162, Amount; conditions, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which allows for the operation of pedicabs in the City of Kansas City, Missouri by updating several sections in Chapter 76 and creating a new division specifically for the regulation of pedicabs; and declaring an emergency.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS SECOND COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Gary Majors, Regulated Industries, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Councilman Sharp was present to answer questions from the committee. This ordinance will establish requirements for future pedicab businesses to operate in Kansas City. Testified in support of this ordinance: Bob Sullivan, Borderstar Pedicab John Yagos, Downtown Council Hugh Mills, GM Power & Light District Handout is on file in the City Clerk's Office.
Ayes: 3 - Ford, Curls, Marcason
Nays: 0

080219
Approving a $60,900.00 Amendment No. 4 with Bucher, Willis and Ratliff Corporation for Contract No. 895, Greenhills Wastewater Pump Station, Project No. 81000317; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $60,900.00 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"
Jim Mellum, Water Services, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This project will provide design of the sanitary sewer pumping for surrounding residential development currently under construction at Greenhills Pump Station in Council District 2.
Ayes: 3 - Ford, Curls, Marcason
Nays: 0

080225
Condemning and taking private property in fee simple interest, for the public purpose of acquiring street right of way for the widening and improving of N.W. Hampton Road from the intersection of N.W. Hampton Road and Missouri Highway 152, to a point 1,300 feet east of said intersection and for replacing the bridge 826 feet east of said intersection, all in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation; authorizing continued negotiations by the City of Kansas City, Missouri; consenting to the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney, on behalf of said City; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance with the Recorder of Deeds in Platte County, Missouri.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Rodney Wallace, CIMO, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance will acquire street right of way for the widening and improving of N.W. Hampton Road from the intersection of N.W. Hampton Road and Missouri Highway 152
Ayes: 3 - Ford, Curls, Marcason
Nays: 0

080227
Authorizing a $204,000.00 Contract Amendment with Vanderweil Facility Advisors, Inc., to conduct facility condition assessments; and authorizing the Director of General Services to expend $204,000.00 for the contract amendment.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Robert Reeves, General Services, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance will authorize a contract Amendment No.1 with Vanderweil Facility Advisors, Inc. for additional assessment services for approx. 1.1 million sq.ft. of City facilities in the City's asset inventory at an additional cost of $204,000.
Ayes: 3 - Ford, Curls, Marcason
Nays: 0

080228
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute the necessary documents accepting a gift of the Voyage Solar System Exhibition and a $25,000.00 maintenance grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation; and authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a cooperative agreement with the Foundation for the purpose of installing the Exhibition within the City's right-of-way.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Rich Usher and Ava Gardner, CIMO, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Julie Holland, Kauffman Foundation, and Ava Gardner, CIMO gave a presentation to the committee. This ordinance will authorize the Director of Public Works to enter into a cooperative agreement with the Kauffman Foundation for purpose of authorizing the installation of the Voyage scale model of the solar system and the endowment for maintenance of the exhibit in downtown Kansas City, MO. Handout is on file in the City Clerk's Office.
Ayes: 3 - Ford, Curls, 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 OFF AGENDA"

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 (4/2/2008)"
Stan Harris, Public Works, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Greg Rokos and Dennis Gagnon, Public Works and Kendrick Blackwood, Mayors Office, were present to answer questions from the committee. Testified in support of this ordinance: David Bowers-Smith, resident in Northeast Jay Stock, KC Neighborhood Advisory Committee Hugh Mills, GM Power & Light District
 
 Michael Shaw, Solid Waste Manager, will give a presentation on the Long-Term Solid Waste Strategic Plan. This will be held off the agenda until further notice from Public Works Department. Dick Jarrold & John Dobies from the Alternative Analysis Consultant Team will give a presentation on the Light Rail Alternative Analysis Phase 2. Dick Jarrold & John Dobies gave a presentation on the Light Rail Alternative Analysis Phase 2 to the committee. There may be general discussion regarding current Transportation and Infrastructure issues. There was no general discussion.