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Legislation #: 990376 Introduction Date: 3/18/1999
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 4/4/1999
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing a $475,115.60 contract with Clarkson Construction Co., for constructing 400 linear feet of new channel for Brush Creek between Woodland Avenue and Bruce Watkins Road; authorizing a $60,000.00 agreement with KTI Construction Services for engineering services in connection with the failed retaining wall and realignment of Brush Creek; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $846,116.00 in previously appropriated funds for the project; appropriating $1,338.00 to the Youth Employment Fund; and recognizing an emergency.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
3/18/1999

Prepare to Introduce

3/18/1999

Referred City Operations Committee

3/24/1999

Advance and Do Pass

3/25/1999

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 990376

 

Authorizing a $475,115.60 contract with Clarkson Construction Co., for constructing 400 linear feet of new channel for Brush Creek between Woodland Avenue and Bruce Watkins Road; authorizing a $60,000.00 agreement with KTI Construction Services for engineering services in connection with the failed retaining wall and realignment of Brush Creek; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $846,116.00 in previously appropriated funds for the project; appropriating $1,338.00 to the Youth Employment Fund; and recognizing an emergency.

 

WHEREAS, the City Council finds and determines that this ordinance to authorize an emergency contract for repairs of the failed retaining wall at Brush Creek Boulevard east of Woodland Avenue was undermined and collapsed into the creek during the flood on October 4, 1998, is necessary for the immediate preservation of public property and safety within the meaning of Article II, Section 15 of the Charter; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the work of constructing 400 linear feet of new channel for Brush Creek between Woodland Avenue and Bruce Watkins Road, including blasting, earth and rock excavation, fill placement and consolidation to relocate the Brush Creek Channel, pavement repair, demolition of a flood damaged retaining wall, and other appurtenances, all in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, Council District 5, Project No. 2716, is hereby provided for and authorized.

 

Section 2. That the work shall be done in accordance with the plans, specifications and the contract therefore between Kansas City, Missouri, through its Director of Public Works, and Clarkson Construction Co., a Missouri corporation, in the amount of $475,115.60, which contract is hereby approved and confirmed. A copy of the contract is on file in the office of the Director of Public Works and is incorporated herein by reference.

 

Section 3. That the Director of Public Works is hereby authorized to enter into and execute, on behalf of the City, an agreement between KTI Construction Services and Kansas City, Missouri, relating to engineering services in connection with the failed retaining wall and realignment of a portion of Brush Creek in the amount of $60,000.00. A copy of the contract is on file in the office of the Director of Public Works and is incorporated herein by reference.

 

Section 4. That the Director of Public Works is hereby authorized to expend the sum of $846,116.00 from funds previously appropriated to the following accounts as and for consideration in the aforesaid contracts, engineering, administration and inspection in connection therewith:

 

99-309-089-2990-B Reimbursable Flood Damage Repair $576,801.00

99-309-089-7521-T Reimbursable Brush Creek Improvement 269,315.00

TOTAL $846,116.00

 

Section 5. That the appropriation in the following account of the Capital Improvement Fund is hereby reduced by the following amount:

 

99-309-089-7521-T Brush Creek Improvement $ 1,338.00

 


Section 6. That the sum of $1,338.00 is hereby appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Capital Improvement Fund to the following account in the Capital Improvement Fund:

 

99-309-012-9089-B Transfer to Youth Employment Fund $ 1,338.00

 

Section 7. That the revenue in the following account of the Youth Employment Fund is hereby reestimated in the following additional amount:

 

99-244-089-9202 Transfer from Capital Improvement Fund $ 1,338.00

 

Section 8. That the sum of $1,338.00 is hereby appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Youth Employment Fund to the following account in the Youth Employment Fund:

 

99-244-089-7004-T Quarter Percent for Youth Employment Fund $ 1,338.00

 

Section 9. That the Director of Finance is hereby authorized to transfer $1,338.00 from the Capital Improvement Fund to the Youth Employment Fund.

 

Section 10. That this ordinance, making provision for the immediate preservation of public property and safety, is declared to be an emergency measure within the provisions of Article II, Section 15 of the Charter 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