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Last Published: 6/2/2015 11:44:29 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - RUSS JOHNSON
Present:3 - DICK DAVIS, JERMAINE REED, CINDY CIRCO
 
 
 Water Services

150367
(Sub.)
Authorizing a contract for $2,469,000.00 with Radmacher Brothers Excavating Company, Inc. for the Primary Basins 5 and 6 Improvements at the Water Treatment Plant Project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $2,700,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Andy Shively, Water Services Department, gave the staff report on the Ordinance. This project will replace the mechanical clarifier equipment in Primary Basins 5 and 6 at Kansas City's Water Treatment Plant, which is located at 1 NW Briarcliff Road. The exisiting clarifier equipment has reached the end of its service life and is in need of replacement. This project consists of the replacement of clarifier equipment in Primary Basins 5 and 6 at Kansas City's Water Treatment Plant. Work will include the removal of existing mechanical clarifier equipment in Primary Basins 5 and 6, the replacement of existing sludge conveyance pipelines, and repainting of existing steel superstructure. All project work will be completed within Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, in Council District 4.
Ayes: 3 - Johnson, Davis, Reed
Nays: 0

150368
Authorizing a Design Professional Services contract for $8,500,000.00 with Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc. to provide Overflow Control Plan program management services; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $20,000,000.00 for the contract subject to future appropriations; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (5/28/2015)"
Andy Shively, Water Services Department, gave the staff report on the Ordinance. Chairman Johnson recused himself from this Ordinance. Due to a lack of quorum, it was decided that the Ordinance would be heard, but would not be voted upon. The Water Services Department has entered into a Consent Decree with the United States Environmental Protection Agency to reduce the number and volume of wet weather overflows from the City's combined sewer system and separate sanitary sewer systems over a 25-year period. The City's Overflow Control Program is currently in year 5 of a 25 year implementation period. Program Management services are required to continue the implementation of the City's Overflow Control Program. Ordinance No. 130142 approved by the City Council on March 7, 2013 authorized the Director of Water Services to enter into a three year contract, with two one year options to renew, with Burns and McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc. to provide program management services for the City's Overflow Control Program. Ordinance 131042 authorized a maximum expenditure of $20,000,000.00 for the contract, with the balance of funding for this contract being contingent upon future appropriations by the City Council. To-date $14,400,000.00 has been committed to fund program management services through FY2015. The remaining $5,600,000.00 will be used to fund program management services for approximately 5 months of FY2016. Under this Design Professional Services Contract, program management services will be performed for approximately 7 months of FY2016 for $8,500,000.00. Program Management services to assist Water Services in the development and implementation of the City's Overflow Control Plan in accordance with the Federal Consent Decree are currently being provided by Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc.
Ayes: 2 - Davis, Reed
Nays: 0


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "REFERRED TO FINANCE, GOVERNANCE & ETHICS COMMITTEE"

150369
Authorizing a contract for $17,119,000.00 with Foley Company for the 87th Street Pump Station Rehabilitation Project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $19,000,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Andy Shively, Water Services Department, gave the staff report on the Ordinance. This project is being done in order to meet the requirements as set forth in the Federal Consent Decree associated with implementation of the City's Overflow Control Plan. The 87th Street Pump Station is approximately 30 years old and in need of being rehabilitated in order to reliably convey wastewater flows from South Kansas City and Johnson County Wastewater to the City's Blue River Wastewater Treatment Plant. Construction will include rehabilitation work to replace influent channel bar racks, barscreen equipment, slide gates, dry-weather flow pumping equipment, piping and valves, plumbing, heating and ventilation electrical equipment, security cameras, and building service elevator, and lighting systems; and enhancement of instrumentation and control monitoring of pump station operations. The pump station building structure will be upgraded, including new roofing system, exterior repainting, and replacement of deteriorated architectural components. In addition to the base work described above, the contract also includes three bid alternates. They are as follows: Alternate A: Duperon coarse rack screens in the forebay area. Alternate B: Duperon mechanically cleaned barscreens in barscreen room. Alternate C: Fluoropolymer paint system. After reviewing the bids, Water Services recommended accepting Alternate C for an additional $25,000.00 for a better, longer-lasting paint system for the outside of the pump station building. Alternates A and B were rejected. The 87th Street Pump Station is located at 8722 Prospect Avenue in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, in Council District 5.
Ayes: 3 - Johnson, Davis, Reed
Nays: 0

150370
Authorizing a contract for $6,000,000.00 with Blue Nile Contractors, Inc., for Manhole Grade Adjustments for Overflow Control Program Projects; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $6,000,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Andy Shively, Water Services Department, gave the staff report on the Ordinance. This construction project is being done to meet the requirements set forth in the USEPA Consent Decree associated with the City's Overflow Control Program (OCP). This project will improve access to manholes for maintenance of existing sewers. This contract is in association with seven Inflow and Infiltration (I/I) Reduction projects and two Neighborhood Sewer Rehabilitation (NSR) projects in nine drainage basins. This construction project involves raising the access cover of approximately 600 buried manholes throughout Kansas City, Missouri by installing new manhole frame and covers to existing grade. Manholes will be rehabilitated if current physical condition includes structural or inflow defects. This project will also include traffic control, erosion control, and surface restoration in project areas. Work on this project will be performed in Council Districts 1-6, located in Clay, Platte, Jackson, and Cass Counties, Missouri.
Ayes: 3 - Johnson, Davis, Reed
Nays: 0

150371
(Sub.)
Authorizing a contract for approximately $2,500,000.00 with Blue Nile Contractors, Inc., for the replacement of water mains in the area of State Line Road to Kenwood Avenue, W. 75th Street to W. 89th Street; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $2,750,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Andy Shively, Water Department, gave the staff report on the Ordinance. This project will replace approximately 11,200 linear feet (LF) of break-prone water mains in the area of State Line Road to Kenwood Avenue, W. 75th Street to W. 89th Street. This project consists of replacing approximately 11,200 LF of existing aging break-prone water mains with 3,120 LF of 6" ductile iron pipe (DIP), 6,100 LF of 8" DIP, and 1,980 LF of 12" DIP. Replacement of water mains will be in the following areas: ¿ Along Baltimore Avenue from W. 75th Street to W. 77th Street with 6” DIP; ¿ Along W. 76th Street from Wornall Road to the east with 6” DIP; ¿ Along E. 76th St from Locust Street to Marybelle Lane with 6” DIP; ¿ Along Marybelle Lane from E. 76th Street south 450' to the dead end with 6” DIP; ¿ Along Jefferson Street from W. 81st Street south 800' to the dead end with 6” DIP; ¿ Along E. 83rd Street from Walnut Street to Grand Avenue with 6” DIP; ¿ Along W. 85th Terrace from Wornall Road to 504 W. 85th Terrace with 6” DIP; ¿ Along E. 81st Street from Oak Street to Kenwood Avenue with 8” DIP; ¿ Along Summit Street from W. 79th Street to W. 81st Street with 8” DIP; ¿ Along Madison Avenue from W. 81st Street to W. 84th Street with 8” DIP; ¿ Along W. 81st Street from Madison Avenue to Summit Street with 8” DIP; ¿ Along State Line Road from W. 75th Street to W. 76th Street with 12” DIP; ¿ Along Wornall Road from W. 77th Street to W. 77th Terrace with 12” DIP; and ¿ Along Ward Parkway Plaza/Ward Parkway from W. 77th Terrace to W. 79th Street with 12” DIP. This work will include the transfer of customer water service connections from existing mains to new mains, as well as restoration of roads and property. All project work will be completed within Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, in Council District 6.
Ayes: 3 - Johnson, Davis, Reed
Nays: 0

150372
(Sub.)
Authorizing a contract for approximately $1,961,000.00 with Blue Nile Contractors, Inc., for the replacement of water mains in the area of Oakley Avenue and Marsh Avenue, E. 20th Street to E. 34th Street; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $2,160,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Andy Shively, Water Services Department, gave the staff report on the Ordinance. This project will replace approximately 10,600 linear feet (LF) of break-prone water mains in the area of Oakley Avenue to Marsh Avenue, E. 20th Street to E. 34th Street. This project consists of replacing approximately 10,600 LF of existing aging break-prone water mains with 5,200 LF of 6" ductile iron pipe (DIP), 2,400 LF of 8" DIP, and 3,000 LF of 12" DIP. Replacement of water mains will be in the following areas: •Along Bellaire Avenue from E. 32nd Street to E. U.S. 40 Highway with 6” DIP; •Along Bonita Avenue from Topping Avenue to E. 28th Terrace with 6” DIP; •Along Lawndale Avenue from E. 27th Street to E. 26th Street with 6” DIP; •Along E. 27th Street from Topping Avenue to 150 ft east of White Avenue with 6” DIP; •Along E. 26th Terrace from Topping Avenue to White Avenue with 6” DIP; •Along White Avenue from E. 27th Street to E. 26th Street with 6” DIP; •Along Oakley Avenue from E. 22nd Street to E. 20th Street with 6” DIP; •Along E. 20th Street from Topping Avenue to E. 21st Street with 6” DIP; •Along E. 23rd Trafficway from 250 ft east of Wheeling Avenue to Bennington Avenue with 8” DIP; •Along Topping Avenue from E. 28th Terrace to Bonita Avenue with 8” DIP; and •Along E. U.S. 40 Highway from Manchester Trafficway to southbound I-435 off-ramp with 12” DIP. This work will include the transfer of customer water service connections from existing mains to new mains, as well as restoration of roads and property. All project work will be completed within Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, in Council District 3.
Ayes: 3 - Johnson, Davis, Reed
Nays: 0

150373
Authorizing a Design Professional Services Contract for $1,050,000.00 with Lamp Rynearson & Associates, Inc., for the Upper Rush Creek and Weatherby Lake No. 2 Pump Stations Project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Andy Shively, Water Services Department, gave the staff report on the Ordinance. The Upper Rush Creek Pump Station and Weatherby Lake No. 2 Pump Stations were built in the 1970s. The pumps, piping, valves, screening equipment, and electrical equipment, these two package-type pump stations have reached the end of their service lives and need to be replaced. This project includes design and bidding services for the replacement of the Upper Rush Creek and Weatherby Lake No. 2 Pump Stations. After the new pump stations are installed and placed into service, the existing pump stations will be demolished and the sites restored. Two new replacement pump stations will be constructed on new sites in close proximity to existing pump station sites. Each new pump station will include a new gravity influent sewer to connect to the existing gravity sewer, a force main sewer extension to the existing force main, water service, wetwell, influent screening equipment, duty and redundant pumps, and a pump building to house pumping units, discharge piping, electrical systems, heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, and odor control systems.
Ayes: 3 - Johnson, Davis, Reed
Nays: 0
 
 1. There may be general discussion(s) on current Transportation and Infrastructure Committee issues.
 
 Laura Isch, Water Services Department, gave a presentation on the Water Quality Education and Outreach offered by the Water Services Department. Ms. Isch discussed reasons for educating citizens on the water, wastewater and sewer utilities. One such exacple is the watersheds that affect Kansas City Water Services. Other education pieces include the Overflow Control Program. Ms. Isch also discussed manners in which the Water Dpeartment delivers their education. Opportunites include booth and tabling events such as Watershed Festivals, Green Fairs and Partnership Events, and Back to School Events. There were 8 events in FY2015 that reached approximately 1,700 people. The 'Sea Curriculum' was developed to educate future customers on the water quality issues facing Kansas City, to promote the culture change needed to protect the water quality in the rivers, lakes, and streams, to help achieve Education and Outreach requirements in the MS4 Permit and Overflow Control Plan, and to teach young citizens the importance of sharing the message of good water quality with others. The Curriculum was piloted during the 2010-2011 school year and target 4th through 6th grades. The Curriculum is project based learning with real world application. Topics taught throughout the Curriculum included the definition of a watershed, the horizontal water cycle, impervious surfaces and their impact and responsibility for pollution getting into the water system. Lastly, Ms. Isch discussed some of the awards and recognitions received by the Curriculum.
 
 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 or proposals, pursuant to subsection 12.
 
 The City Clerk`s Office now has equipment for the hearing impaired for use with every meeting. To check out the equipment please see the secretary for each committee. Be prepared to leave your Driver`s License or State issued Identification Card with the secretary and she will give you the equipment. Upon returning the equipment your license will be returned.