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Legislation #: 010156 Introduction Date: 1/25/2001
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 2/11/2001
Sponsor: None
Title: Approving a $37,904.54 contract with A.D. Jacobson Co. for Contract No. 748 emergency repair of the influent line at the Todd Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant; authorizing expenditure of funds therefor; and recognizing an emergency.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
1/25/2001

Prepare to Introduce

1/25/2001

Referred Operations Committee

1/31/2001

Advance and Do Pass

2/1/2001

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 010156

 

Approving a $37,904.54 contract with A.D. Jacobson Co. for Contract No. 748 emergency repair of the influent line at the Todd Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant; authorizing expenditure of funds therefor; and recognizing an emergency.

 

WHEREAS, a 14-inch diameter cast iron discharge line at the Todd Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant failed and the pump station flooded; and

 

WHEREAS, until repairs are completed, it is necessary for the Water Services Department to pump the effluent flow from the Treatment Plant using a portable pump; and

 

WHEREAS, prompt repairs are needed to avoid a potential discharge of untreated wastewater to waters of the state, in violation of the state permit; 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 $37,904.54 contract between Kansas City, Missouri, through its Director of Water Services, and A.D. Jacobson Co. for the emergency repair of a 14 inch discharge line at the Todd Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant is hereby approved and confirmed. A copy of the contract is on file in the office of the Director of Water Services.

 

Section 2. That the Director of Water Services is hereby authorized to expend up to the sum of $37,904.54 from funds previously appropriated to Account No. 01-811-080-7726-T Sewer Construction to satisfy the cost of this contract.

 

Section 3. 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