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Legislation #: 030139 Introduction Date: 2/6/2003
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 3/2/2003
Sponsor: None
Title: Appropriating $95,601.00 for emergency replacement of steam lines at the Water Treatment Plant; authorizing expenditure of funding therefore; and declaring an emergency.

Legislation History
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2/6/2003

Prepare to Introduce

2/6/2003

Referred Operations Committee

2/19/2003

Advance and Do Pass

2/20/2003

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 030139

 

Appropriating $95,601.00 for emergency replacement of steam lines at the Water Treatment Plant; authorizing expenditure of funding therefore; and declaring an emergency.

 

WHEREAS, the steam piping that services the Water Services Department Laboratory is in a deteriorated condition; and

 

WHEREAS, there may not be steam provided to the Laboratory on a consistent basis this winter due to the potential for leaks; and

 

WHEREAS, the Laboratory performs necessary testing for water quality required by regulatory agencies; and

 

WHEREAS, this condition presents an immediate threat to public health and safety; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Director of Water Services Department is hereby authorized to execute, on behalf of Kansas City, a Contract with Sanders Co. Plumbing & Heating to provide for emergency replacement of the steam lines at the Water Treatment Plant. A copy of the emergency contract is on file in the office of the Director of Water Services.

 

Section 2. That the balance in Account No. 03-865-080-7703-T Water Main Construction/Rehabilitation is hereby reduced by the sum of $95,601.00.

 

Section 3. That the sum of $95,601.00 is hereby appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Water Revenue Project Bond Fund 865, Series 2002C to Account No. 03-865-080-7139-T Steam Lines Repl - WTP.

 

Section 4. That the Director of Water Services is hereby authorized to expend up to the sum of $95,601.00 from funds appropriated above to satisfy the cost of this emergency work including contingencies and staff administration and engineering.

 

Section 5. That upon completion of the final costs of this emergency work, the Director of Finance is hereby authorized to return the unexpended portion of this appropriation to the unappropriated fund balance from which it was derived.

 

Section 6. This ordinance is declared to be an emergency measure within the provisions of Section 15, Article II of the Charter of Kansas City because it is for the immediate preservation of public property, health and safety and shall take effect in accordance with that section.


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I hereby certify that there is a balance, otherwise unencumbered, to the credit of the appropriation to which the foregoing expenditure is to be charged, and a cash balance, otherwise unencumbered, in the treasury, to the credit of the fund from which payment is to be made, each sufficient to meet the obligation hereby incurred.

 

 

 

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Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

 

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Assistant City Attorney