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Legislation #: 970748 Introduction Date: 5/22/1997
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 5/29/1997
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER LOAR
Title: Approving a $6,819,690.00 contract with Foley Company for modification of trickling filters 2 and 3 at the Secondary Treatment Facility; appropriating $7,501,659.00 in funding; and recognizing an emergency.

Legislation History
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5/22/1997

Waive Charter Requirements City Council

5/22/1997

Introduce an Ordinance

5/22/1997

Held on Docket

5/29/1997

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 970748

 

Approving a $6,819,690.00 contract with Foley Company for modification of trickling filters 2 and 3 at the Secondary Treatment Facility; appropriating $7,501,659.00 in funding; and recognizing an emergency.

 

WHEREAS, the trickling filter media at the Secondary Treatment Facility has deteriorated further since bids were received for the modification contract; and

 

WHEREAS, further failure of the trickling filter media endangers the proper operation of the secondary treatment process at the primary sewage treatment facility for Kansas City; and

 

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

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That a $6,819,690.00 contract between Kansas City, Missouri, through its Director of Water Services, and Foley Company for modification of trickling filters 2 and 3 at the Secondary Treatment Facility is hereby approved and confirmed. A copy of said contract is on file in the Office of the Director of Water Services.

 

Section 2. That the balance in Account No. 98-819-080-7791-T "Wastewater Facilities" is hereby reduced by the sum of $7,501,659.00.

 

Section 3. That the sum of $7,501,659.00 is hereby appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the 1997 SRF Sewer Revenue Bond Fund 819 to the following account:

 

98-819-080-7183-T Trickling Filter Mod 2&3 $7,501,659.00

 

Section 4. That the Director of Water Services is hereby authorized to expend up to the sum of $7,501,659.00 from funds appropriated above to satisfy the cost of this contract including contingencies.

 

Section 5. That upon completion of the final costs of this project, the Director of Finance is hereby directed to return the unspent 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 immediately upon passage.

 

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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