Last Published: 12/21/2006 3:49:49 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:4 - TERRY RILEY, CHARLES EDDY, BECKY NACE, DEB HERMANN
 

041067
Authorizing a $35,000.00 Amendment 3 with Black and Veatch Corporation, for Contract No. 7704, Platte County Water Transmission Main; and appropriating funding therefore.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Jim Mellman, Water Services, explained the purpose of the ordinance. No public tesitmony.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Eddy, Nace, Hermann
Nays: 0

041068
Authorizing an $89,445.00 contract contingency increase with Daytec Construction Management L.L.C., for additional construction work for the City Market New Shade Structures project; the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $89,445.00; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $1,118.00 in the Capital Improvement Fund; and appropriating $894.00 to the Public Art Fund and $224.00 to the Youth Employment Fund.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Eric Bosch, City Architect's Office, explained the purpose of the ordinance. No public testimony.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Eddy, Nace, Hermann
Nays: 0

041078
Authorizing various traffic signal modifications; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $317,130.00 in the General Fund; estimating revenue in the amount of $640,000.00 in the General Fund; appropriating the sum of $957,130.00 to various accounts in the General Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Jere Meredith, Public Works, explained the purpose of the ordinance. No public testimony.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Eddy, Nace, Hermann
Nays: 0

041079
Authorizing a $537,843.14 contract with Rose-Lan Contractors, Inc., for reconstructing storm sewer drainage improvements at Sunset Hill; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $622,847.89 for the project; authorizing expenditure of $22,564.13 for water line upgrades necessitated by the project; and appropriating $1,345.00 to the Youth Employment Fund.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Mike Musgrave, City Manager's Office, explained the purpose of the ordinance. No public tesitmony.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Eddy, Nace, Hermann
Nays: 0

041080
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a three-party agreement between the Missouri State Historic Preservation Officer (SHOP), and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the City of Kansas City, relating to the replacement of the 27th Street Bridge over Vine Street and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Mike Musgrave and Ralph Davis, City Manager's Office, explained the purpose of the ordinance. Councilwoman Becky Nace asked who will maintain the bridge after it is built. Stan Harris, Public Works, stated that all of those bridges are under the maintenance responsibility of the City. No public testimony.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Eddy, Nace, Hermann
Nays: 0

041087
Approving a $614,350.00 contract with Wilson Plumbing Company for Contract No. 849, Sewer Line Repairs at Various Locations 2005 Fiscal Year; appropriating the sum of $675,450.00 in the Sewer Fund; and authorizing expenditure of funds in the amount of $675,450.00.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Jim Mellman, Water Services, explained the purpose of the ordinance and answered questions from the committee. No public testimony.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Eddy, Nace, Hermann
Nays: 0

041038
Condemning and taking permanent sewer rights-of-way and temporary construction easements on private properties for the construction and maintenance of district sanitary sewers to serve Sewer District No. 11038, in Sewer Division No. 11, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; providing for payment of just compensation therefor.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD OFF AGENDA"
Stan Harris, Public Works, stated that since this ordinance was submitted, his department has acquired the easements necessary for the project. He requested that this ordinance be held off the docket.

041053
(Sub.)
Reducing appropriations in the General Fund and appropriating $560,000.00 to an account in the General Fund; reducing the fund balance of the Infrastructure and Maintenance Fund and appropriating $130,447.00 for transfer to the General Fund; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a 3rd amendment to a twelve-month contract with MAXIMUS Asset Solutions for $498,844.00 for system implementation and system integration services for the Fleet Focus M5 Management System upgrade in the Department of Public Works and the Police Department; designating requisitioning authority and recognizing an emergency.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Steven Stacy, Public Works, explained the purpose of the ordinance. Art Horn, Public Works, stated that the software is already being used by Aviation and Water Services. Troy Schulte, Budget Office, introduced the new fleet manager, Gerald Calk, to the committee. No public testimony.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Eddy, Nace, Hermann
Nays: 0

041056
Approving a $1,560,955.00 contract with Tiffany Construction for Contract No. 067, Catch Basin Replacement 2004 Phase B.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Jim Mellman, Water Services, explained the purpose of the ordinance and reviewed the bidding process used for this contract. Mikey Dean, Human Resources, talked about the lack of MBE/WBE participation in this project and his department's review of the bids. Mike Burk, Attorney representing Tiffany Construction, thanked Human Relations Department for their assistance and although his company has met or exceeded MBE/WBE standards in the past, this was an anomaly. His company was not pleased with the lack of response.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Eddy, Nace, Hermann
Nays: 0

041059
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Requesting that the City Manager include green roof technology initiatives in new City buildings and facilities improvements to include as many design approaches of the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design into the City’s design development process which are in the City’s best interest and supported from a cost/benefit perspective


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Councilman Jim Rowland introduced Jeffrey Bruce of Jeffrey Burce and Associates to the committee, stating that he is a recognized expert in green roof technology. Councilman Rowland answered questions from the committee regarding the resolution. Mr. Bruce explained the technology involved and gave a video presentation about the technology, impact on the environment, cost savings and how it is being used. He also answered questions from the committee. Councilwoman Becky Nace recommended a change in some of the wording in the resolution. No pbublic testimony.