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Legislation #: 080402 Introduction Date: 4/17/2008
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 5/11/2008
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a contract with American Traffic Solutions, LLC (“ATS”) for the purposes of providing automated red light photo enforcement services throughout the City; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute, in conjunction therewith, a contract with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission for the purpose of allowing the City to cause ATS to install and operate the equipment in state-owned right-of-way; and amending Chapter 70, Code of Ordinances, by repealing subsection (j) of Section 70-961 and enacting in lieu thereof a new subsection of like letter and subject matter for the purpose of setting the fee for a violation at $100.00.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
4/16/2008 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/17/2008 Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee
4/23/2008 Do Pass as a Committee Substitute
4/24/2008 Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted
5/1/2008 Passed as Substituted

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080402.pdf Contracts 4571K executed contract
080402.pdf Authenticated 74K Authenticated
080402 revised red light contract.doc Advertise Notice 358K Red Light Contract [revised 4/29/08]
080402 compare.doc Other 30K Compared Original to Committee Substitute
080402com.doc Advertise Notice 29K compared version
fact sheet.xls Advertise Notice 88K fact sheet

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 080402

 

Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a contract with American Traffic Solutions, LLC (ATS) for the purposes of providing automated red light photo enforcement services throughout the City; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute, in conjunction therewith, a contract with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission for the purpose of allowing the City to cause ATS to install and operate the equipment in state-owned right-of-way; and amending Chapter 70, Code of Ordinances, by repealing subsection (j) of Section 70-961 and enacting in lieu thereof a new subsection of like letter and subject matter for the purpose of setting the fee for a violation at $100.00.

 

WHEREAS, the Council has reviewed the contract with American Traffic Solutions, LLC regarding the use of red light cameras; and

 

WHEREAS, the Council expresses its intent that the contract cover the use of only rear vehicle photographs; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Director of Public Works is hereby authorized to execute, on behalf of the City, a contract with American Traffic Solutions, LLC for the purpose of providing automated red light photo enforcement services (red light cameras) throughout the City. The contract shall be in a form substantially similar to that attached hereto.

 

Section 2. That the Director of Public Works is hereby authorized to execute, on behalf of the City, a contract with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission for the purpose of allowing the City to cause ATS to install and operate the red light cameras in state owned right-of-way. The contract shall be in a form substantially similar to that attached hereto.

 

Section 3. That Chapter 70, Code of Ordinances, is hereby amended by repealing subsection (j) of Section 70-961 and enacting in lieu thereof a new subsection of like letter and subject matter, to read as follows:

 

Section 70-961. Automated traffic control systems.

 

(j) Penalty. Upon conviction of a violation of this section, the owner of the vehicle, or the driver of the vehicle if it is established that a person other than the owner is the driver, shall pay a fine of $100.00.

 


Section 4. That all other subsections of Section 70-961 not specifically repealed and reenacted above shall remain in effect.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Brian T. Rabineau

Assistant City Attorney