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Last Published: 12/4/2006 3:46:09 PM
KANSAS CITY COMMITTEE RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:3 - TERESA LOAR, JIM ROWLAND, EVERT ASJES
Excused:1 - ALVIN BROOKS
 

000097
(Sub.)
Authorizing Farm Lease Agreements for Project No. C000649 at the Kansas City International Airport and the acceptance of revenues earned.


AVIATION COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Russell Widmar, Director of the Aviation Department, testified on behalf of the ordinance. This ordinance would authorize the execution of twelve (12) one year ordinances. Eleven are at the Kansas City International Airport (KCI) and the other is at the Downtown Airport. All of the leases include five (5) one year renewals. There were several goals for this project. They were: 1. Restore good stewardship. 2. Land conservation. 3. Improve the appearance of farm properties. 4. Promote better revenue opportunities for the Aviation Department.. Judy O'Donnell, Aviation Department, handed out a book and gave brief information regarding the book to each of the committee members on the farmland project. This contract was given to Farm Management Co. in August, 1999 (Ordinance No. 990817). There are fourteen (14) farming units. Proposals were selected by the price per acre offered, training, education, inventory equipment, farming experience and references.
Ayes: 2 - Loar, Rowland
Nays: 0

000124
Authorizing a $2.55 million Settlement Agreement with Southport Aviation and recognizing an emergency.


AVIATION COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Russell Widmar, Director of the Aviation Department, testified on behalf of the ordinance. This ordinance would authorize a settlement agreement for a buyout of the twenty-two (22) year lease for fixed based operations at Richards Gebaur Airport (RGA).
Ayes: 2 - Loar, Rowland
Nays: 0