Last Published: 9/15/2008 2:53:24 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
 
 
 Public Works - Stan Harris

080869
Authorizing various traffic signal modifications; estimating revenue in the amount of $440,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating the sum of $440,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance to various accounts in the Capital Improvements Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Greg Rokos and Stan Harris, Public Works, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance will estimate and appropriate revenue to build signals as directed by federal funding.
Ayes: 3 - Johnson, Curls, Marcason
Nays: 0

080870
Authorizing an Interlocal Agreement with the City of Mission Hills, Kansas, for resurfacing of State Line Road.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Greg Rokos, Public Works, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance will authorize the Director of Public Works to enter into and execute an interlocal agreement with the City of Mission Hills, Kansas for pavement resurfacing on State Line Rd. from Shawnee Mission Parkway to 70th Terrace.
Ayes: 3 - Johnson, Curls, Marcason
Nays: 0

080874
Authorizing an increase in the contingency of a contract with Damon Pursell Construction Company for Project No. 89008037- 87th Street Improvements from Blue River Road to Denver Avenue in the amount of $17,000.00 for additional work under the contract; and designating requisitioning authority.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Chad Thompson, CIMO, and Stan Harris, Public Works, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance will authorize a $17,000.00 increase in contingency to pay for additional work for the 87th Street Improvements from Blue River Road and Denver Avenue.
Ayes: 4 - Johnson, Curls, Riley, Marcason
Nays: 0

080886
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a $3,796,833.58 contract with Superior Bowen Asphalt Company LLC., for the resurfacing of various streets; authorizing the expenditure of funds in the amount of $3,796,833.58; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute change orders upon the City Manager’s approval; and recognizing an emergency.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Greg Rokos and Stan Harris, Public Works, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This contract covers part of the street resurfacing portion of the 2008 Street Preservation Program.
Ayes: 4 - Johnson, Curls, Riley, Marcason
Nays: 0
 
 Parks and Recreation - Mark McHenry

080872
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to execute a cooperative agreement with the Missouri Department of Transportation for use of Transportation Enhancement grant funds on the Cliff Drive Restoration Phase 3 Project; estimating revenue and appropriating $450,000.00 to the Capital Improvements Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Mark McHenry and Richard DeHart, Parks and Recreation, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance will accept a funding agreement with MoDOT and will also appropriate federal grant money for the Cliff Drive Restoration Project.
Ayes: 2 - Johnson, Curls
Nays: 0
 
 Water Services - John Franklin

080873
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a $1,332,293.00 contract with Carollo Engineers for Contract No. 980, Second Creek Interceptor Sewer – Phase II Design Services; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $1,332,293.00 for the project; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
John Franklin and Jim Mellum, Water Services, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This project is being constructed to increase the sanitary sewer system in the northland, to allow future development and customers to be serviced, and to eliminate the operation and maintenance of 4 pump station facilities.
Ayes: 5 - Johnson, Curls, Riley, Marcason, Skaggs
Nays: 0

080876
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a $4,545,070.00 contract with Pyramid Excavation and Construction, Inc. for Contract No. 949, Santa Fe Wastewater Pump Station Improvements; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $4,999,577.00 for the project; authorizing the Director of Water Services to charge up to $327,610.00 for project management costs; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $312,394.98 for Amendment No. 5 with Carollo Engineers, P.C. for Contract No. 884, Santa Fe Wastewater Pump Station Improvements; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
John Franklin and Jim Mellum, Water Services, testified on behalf of this ordinance. The construction project entails construction of two grit collecting manholes, including associated street repair, as well as improvements to the wastewater pumping station facility for a complete and usable facility at the Santa Fe Wastewater Pump Station.
Ayes: 3 - Johnson, Marcason, Skaggs
Nays: 0
 
 Aviation - Mark VanLoh

080891
Authorizing a $6,542,000.00 contract with Barsto Construction, Inc. for Project No. 62070317 – Airfield Snow Removal Equipment Building at Kansas City International Airport, and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $7,196,200.00.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Mark VanLoh, Aviation, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This contract will provide for the construction of a 330 ft by 240 ft building to house airfield snow removal equipment at KCI.
Ayes: 4 - Johnson, Riley, Marcason, Skaggs
Nays: 0

080892
Authorizing a $200,000.00 Amendment No. 1 to the Professional Services Agreement with Greyhawk North America for Project No. 62960C21 – Claim Consultant Services for the Consolidated Rental Car Facility at Kansas City International Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $220,000.00.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Mark VanLoh, Aviation, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Mark Jones, Law Department, was present to answer questions from the committee. This Amendment will provide services by Greyhawk North America to evaluate the Design Professional’s performance for the Consolidated Rental Car Facility at Kansas City International Airport as to their design, construction bid document preparation and timeliness of responses.
Ayes: 5 - Johnson, Curls, Riley, Marcason, Skaggs
Nays: 0
 
 General Services - Gerald Smith

080884
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a one year contract with OfficeMax to manage and provide duplicating services in City Hall from funds previously appropriated.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Gerald Smith, General Services and Cedric Rowan , Procurement Services, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This change is being made to reduce operational costs associated with the Duplicating Services area of the General Services Department.
Ayes: 4 - Johnson, Curls, Marcason, Skaggs
Nays: 1 - Riley

080895
(Sub.)
Authorizing an increase in the contingency of a contract with Stanger Industries for Project No. 890B0190 - KC Museum Corinthian Hall Doors and Window Renovations in the amount of $130,000.00 for additional work under the contract; reducing appropriations in the amount of $322,266.53 from the 2006 GO Bond Fund; appropriating $322,266.53 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance to various accounts in the 2006 GO Bond Fund; authorizing expenditure of funds for the project; and designating requisitioning authority.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Robert Reeves, General Services, and Loretta Creek, General Services, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance will authorize a $130,000.00 increase in contingency to pay for unforeseen conditions, revising door and window glazing type, additional window repairs and preparing the facility for a new mechanical system by performing demolition of nonhistorical walls.
Ayes: 5 - Johnson, Curls, Riley, Marcason, Skaggs
Nays: 0

080768
Enacting a new Chapter 2, Article XI, Division 11, Code of Ordinances, entitled First Choice Jobs Program to establish a program assisted by the Full Employment Council by which City residents receive first consideration for certain employment on City construction projects over $335,000.00 or projects receiving economic development incentives or loans or grants of public money.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD OFF AGENDA"

080769
Enacting a new Chapter 2, Article XI, Division 11, Code of Ordinances, entitled First Choice Jobs Program to establish a program assisted by the Full Employment Council by which City residents receive first consideration for certain employment on City construction projects over $335,000 or projects receiving economic development incentives or loans or grants of public money.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD OFF AGENDA"
 
 There may be general discussion regarding current Transportation and Infrastructure issues.
 
 Councilwoman Marcason gave some ideas regarding bike/ped accommodations on the upcoming ICON bridge project.