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Last Published: 4/4/2017 12:25:34 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - JERMAINE REED
Present:4 - KEVIN MCMANUS, QUINTON LUCAS, JOLIE JUSTUS, DAN FOWLER
 
 
 Water Services

170187
Authorizing a $1,388,068.00 construction contract with Rodriguez Mechanical Contractors, Inc., for the replacement of water mains in the area of Manchester Avenue to S.W. View High Drive, E. Bannister Road to Longview Road; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $1,527,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Kathy Whalen, testified that this ordinance would authorize a construction contract with expenditures not to exceed $1,527,000.00 with Rodriguez Mechanical Contractors, Inc. The Water Services Department is undertaking this construction project to improve the water distribution systems reliability, increase hydraulic conveyance capacity, and support fire protection. This work will include the transfer of customers' 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: 5 - Reed, McManus, Lucas, Justus, Fowler
Nays: 0
 
 City Manager's Office

170188
Authorizing a $3,474,397.36 construction contract with Leath & Sons, Inc., for the Blue River South Area 3 Inflow and Infiltration (I/I) Reduction Project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $3,800,000.00; authorizing a $330,000.00 Design Professional Services Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 1115 with Olsson Associates, Inc., for the Blue River South Area 3 I/I Reduction Project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Andy Shively, City Managers’ Office, and Julie Jensen, project manager, testified that this ordinance would authorize a $3.8 million dollar construction contract with Leath & Sons,Inc., for the Blue River South Area 3 Inflow and Infiltration Reduction Project. This ordinance also authorizes a $330,000 design professional services Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 1115 with Olsson Associates, Inc. The M/WBE goals on the project were met at 6%-MBE and 10%-WBE for construction, and 10%-MBE and 15%-WBE for the design project. This work will be completed in the south part of the City from 85th Street to the Kansas City/Grandview boarder.
Ayes: 5 - Reed, McManus, Lucas, Justus, Fowler
Nays: 0

170189
Authorizing a $194,000.00 Design Professional Services Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 1111 with Taliaferro and Browne, Inc., for the CID In-line Gates at Santa Fe Pump Station Project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Andy Shively, City Managers’ Office, and Willie Williams, project manager with Taliaferro and Browne, Inc. testified that this ordinance would authorize a Design Professional Services Amendment No. 1 to Contract no. 1111 with Taliferro and Browne, Inc. for the CID In-line Gates at Santa Fe Pump Station Project. This contract entails design services to assess the existing In-Line Gates at the Santa Fe Pump station to effectively modify or replace the gates to increase wet weather storage capacity up to 1.3 million gallons. Assessment of the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) capabilities associated with the monitoring and control of the gates was also performed as part of this contract. Proposed Amendment No. 1, in the amount of $194,000.00, will provide construction phase and resident inspection services included but not limited to: construction office and field support services, resident project representative services, project closeout project management and administration services for the CID In-line Gates at Santa Fe Pump Station construction project.
Ayes: 5 - Reed, McManus, Lucas, Justus, Fowler
Nays: 0

170190
Authorizing a $6,308,758.00 construction contract with Blue Nile Contractors, Inc., for the Middle Blue River Basin Sewer Pipe Consolidation Phase II - Outfall 063 and Water Main Replacements in the Area of Chestnut Avenue to Bales Avenue, E. 67th Street to E. 70th Street Project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $7,000,000.00; authorizing a $750,000.00 Design Professional Services Amendment No. 4 to Contract No. 1112 with Shafer, Kline & Warren, Inc., for the Middle Blue River Basin: Sewer Pipe Consolidation Outfall 063 Project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Andy Shively, City Managers’ Office, and Steve Stumpfig, project manager with Burns & McDonnell, testified that this ordinance would authorize a construction contract with Blue Nile Contractors, Inc. for the Middle Blue River Basin Sewer Pipe Consolidation Phase II-Outfall 063 and Water Main Replacements Project. This ordinance also includes a $750,000 design professional services Amendment No. 4 to Contract No. 1112 with Shafer, Kline & Warren, Inc. for the Middle Blue River Basin: Sewer Pipe Consolidation Outfall 063 Project. The City's Smart Sewer Program is currently in year 7 of a 25 year implementation period. This project is required by the Consent Decree and must be completed by December 31, 2017. In addition, approximately 14,000 linear feet (LF) of existing water mains will be replaced in the project area. The area is generally described as: Chestnut Avenue to Bales Avenue, E. 67th Street to E. 70th Street. The water main replacement work will improve distribution system reliability, increase hydraulic conveyance capacity, and support fire protection. All project work will be completed within Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, in Council District 5.
Ayes: 5 - Reed, McManus, Lucas, Justus, Fowler
Nays: 0
 
 Public Works

170185
Authorizing an agreement with Kansas City Area Transit Authority for the development and implementation of a Bus Rapid Transit System generally along Prospect Avenue from Downtown (Barney Allis Plaza) to 75th Street and directing the City Clerk to file documents with the appropriate offices.


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Ralph Davis, Public Works, and Dick Gerald and Linda Clark with Kansas City Area Transportation Authority testified that this ordinance would authorize an agreement with Kansas City Area Transit Authority and the City for the development and implementation of a Bus Rapid Transit System generally along Prospect Avenue from Downtown (Barney Allis Plaza) to 75th Street. This agreement will continue the City's partnership with the KCATA and will implement the next phase of Bus Rapid Transit Service along Prospect Ave. The new Bus Rapid Transit route will generally follow the Prospect corridor from 75th Street to downtown connecting Kansas City residents to jobs and activity centers including Alphapointe, Research Hospital, the Linwood Shopping Center redevelopment, Bluford Library, East Patrol and ending at Barney Allis Plaza in downtown. The current Prospect Avenue transit service has the second highest ridership of any KCATA transit route with more than 125,000 boardings per month. The City and KCATA intend to jointly implement the BRT expansion with coordinated staff and funding. The Federal Transit Administration has programmed roughly $29.9M of federal funding thru the 5309 Small Starts Program toward the estimated $53.8M total project cost. An additional $8M of federal Surface Transportaion Funds have been programmed thru MARC and MoDOT. The project partners would provide the local funding required with $3.5M from the KCATA and $12.4M from Kansas City (subject to appropriation of funds). This agreement includes access to the City’s right-of way, infrastructure, and a funding obligation of 12.4 million dollars to match federal funds. A copy of the presentation is on file with the City Clerk’s Office.
Ayes: 5 - Reed, McManus, Lucas, Justus, Fowler
Nays: 0
 
 1. There will be a presentation on allocations in the FY 2018-2022 Capital Improvements Program preliminary budget and the FY 2018 Neighborhood Conservation Project list as set forth in the submitted budget.
 
 Rose Rhoades, City Manager's Office, presented the PIAC (Public Improvement Advisory Committee) report and budget for the Neighborhood Conservation Project list set forth in the FY 2018 submitted budget. A copy of the presentation is on file with the City Clerk's Office.
 
 2. There may be a general discussion regarding current Transportation and Infrastructure Committee issues.
 
 3. 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.
 
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