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Last Published: 1/12/2009 2:02:59 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:5 - RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, TERRY RILEY, JAN MARCASON, BILL SKAGGS
 
 
 Aviation - Mark VanLoh

081231
RESOLUTION - Adopting the Kansas City International Airport Master Plan and Federal Aviation Regulation 14 CFR Part 150 Noise Compatibility Program as official guides for development and land use compatibility at KCI.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Mark VanLoh, Aviation, testified on behalf of this resolution The Noise Compatibility Study reviewed the level of current and future aircraft noise in the area surrounding KCI Airport and concluded that the aircraft noise impact is comparatively small.
Ayes: 4 - Johnson, Riley, Marcason, Skaggs
Nays: 0

081238
Appropriating $2,985,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the RG KC Southern Railways Fund in order to fund the Tee Hangar Complex Rehab (Project No. 62070313); and authorizing the Director of Aviation to expend funds for the project.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Mark VanLoh, Aviation, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance will be used to fund a higher percentage of the T-Hangar projects plus other AIP approved projects at the Charles B. Wheeler airport.
Ayes: 5 - Johnson, Curls, Riley, Marcason, Skaggs
Nays: 0
 
 Water Services - John Franklin

081232
Approving a $258,965.00 Amendment No. 2 with Camp, Dresser and McKee, Inc. for Contract No. 08010, Cost of Service Studies and Comprehensive Evaluation of User Charges and Fees; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $258,965.00 for the project; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
John Franklin, City Manager's Office and Sean Hennessy, Water Services, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This project will evaluate the costs of service for the water, wastewater and stormwater funds. It will determine the cost of service by various classes of customers for each fund. The project will look at all fees and charges to determine that costs are being recovered.
Ayes: 4 - Johnson, Curls, Marcason, Skaggs
Nays: 0

081234
Authorizing an increase in the contingency for Contract No. 856, Brookside Watershed Area Storm and Sanitary Sewer Improvements Brookside Phase 3A, with Dennis Johnson Construction, Inc. in the amount of $90,000.00 for additional construction work under the contract; authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to expend funds up to the amount of $90,000.00 from funds previously appropriated; and designating requisitioning authority.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
John Franklin, City Manager's Office and Jim Mellum, Water Services, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance will authorize a $90,000.00 increase in contingency to pay for additional construction work at the Brookside Watershed Area Storm and Sanitary Sewer project as the contract progresses.
Ayes: 5 - Johnson, Curls, Riley, Marcason, Skaggs
Nays: 0
 
 Public Works - Stan Harris

081233
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute an amendment to a lease agreement with Mid-America Regional Council for the purpose of allowing the installation of communications equipment and a closed-circuit camera on the west spire atop Bartle Hall.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Stan Harris and Greg Rokos, Public Works, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance will allow the installation of communications equipment and a closed circuit camera on the west spire of Bartle Hall.
Ayes: 5 - Johnson, Curls, Riley, Marcason, Skaggs
Nays: 0

081244
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Cooperative Agreement between the City of Kansas City, Missouri and the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) for the development and implementation of a Bus Rapid Transit System generally along Troost Avenue; reducing appropriations in City Development and the Water Services Department; increasing the appropriation in the Public Works Department; and authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $795,418.00 in previously appropriated sales tax funds.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/8/2009)"
Councilman Sharp testified in support of this ordinance.
 
 Law Department - Galen Beaufort

081235
Approving a $175,000.00 Amendment No. 4 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"
Galen Beaufort, Law Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This amendment is needed to continue outside legal services for Water Services Department's Overflow Control Plan.
Ayes: 5 - Johnson, Curls, Riley, Marcason, Skaggs
Nays: 0
 
 Councilman Johnson

081249
RESOLUTION - Designating the City’s share of Clay County’s special road and bridge tax receipts for calendar years 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011, in accordance with Section 137.556, Revised Statutes of Missouri; and directing the City Manager to transmit this resolution to Clay County.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/8/2009)"
 
 Councilman Riley

081251
(Sub.)
Directing the Director of Aviation to increase the Transportation Facility Charge on rental car vehicles at Kansas City International Airport.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Mark VanLoh, Aviation, and Dorothy Campbell, Law Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance will increase the Transportation Facility Charge on rental car vehicles at Kansas City International Airport.
Ayes: 4 - Johnson, Riley, Marcason, Skaggs
Nays: 0

081190
Authorizing a Water Purchase Agreement between the NW Cass County Sewer and Water District and Kansas City, Missouri, for a period of twenty (20) years.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/8/2009)"
John Franklin, City Manager's Office and Sean Hennessy, Water Services, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Councilman Johnson needs to have more conversation regarding this ordinance before moving forward.
 
 There may be general discussion regarding current Transportation and Infrastructure issues.
 
 The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee may hold a Closed Session pursuant to Sections 610.021 (1), (2), or (12) RSMo to discuss legal matters, real estate, or sealed proposals.