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Legislation #: 010162 Introduction Date: 1/25/2001
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 2/11/2001
Sponsor: None
Title: Approving a $100,000.00 contract with Beemer Construction Co. for Contract No. 7676 emergency repair of 48-inch water main located at 25th and Allen Terrace near the Turkey Creek Pumping Station; authorizing a $500,000.00 agreement with Black _ Veatch Corp. for permanent repair of the water main; authorizing expenditure of funds in the amount of $500,000.00 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. 010162

 

Approving a $100,000.00 contract with Beemer Construction Co. for Contract No. 7676 emergency repair of 48-inch water main located at 25th and Allen Terrace near the Turkey Creek Pumping Station; authorizing a $500,000.00 agreement with Black & Veatch Corp. for permanent repair of the water main; authorizing expenditure of funds in the amount of $500,000.00 therefor; and recognizing an emergency.

 

WHEREAS, a 48-inch water main located at 25th and Allen Terrace near the Turkey Creek Pumping Station failed; and

 

WHEREAS, Water Services Department staff investigated the failure and determined that repair of the failed main required emergency services of a contractor; and

 

WHEREAS, investigation also revealed that emergency design professional services were required to investigate the condition of adjacent pipes and to design immediate repairs to avoid further main failures; 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 a contract between Kansas City, Missouri through its Director of Water Services, and Beemer Construction Co. not to exceed $100,000.00 for the emergency repair of the 48-inch water main at 24th Street and Allen Terrace 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 execute, on behalf of Kansas City, an agreement with Black & Veatch Corp. not to exceed $400,000.00 for emergency design professional services to investigate and design complete repairs of adjacent pipes in the main failure area located at 24th Street and Allen Terrace. A copy of the agreement is on file in the office of the Director of Water Services.

 

Section 3. That the Director of Water Services is hereby authorized to expend an amount not to exceed $500,000.00 from funds previously appropriated to Account No. 01-801-080-7703-T Water Main Const/Rehab to satisfy the cost of these contracts.

 

Section 4. 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