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Last Published: 11/16/2018 1:18:55 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - JERMAINE REED
Present:4 - KEVIN MCMANUS, QUINTON LUCAS, JOLIE JUSTUS, DAN FOWLER
 
 
 Public Works

180697
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a Road Relinquishment Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission (“MHTC”) for the purpose of transferring ownership and maintenance of a certain portion of N.W. Prairie View Road from MHTC to the City; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Jeff Martin and Chad Thompson Pubic Works, gave an overview that this project is part of public improvements for the Park Plaza Transportation Development District agreement and MoDOT. The agreement outlines ownership and maintenance responsibilities between the City and MoDOT on the improvements which are on state and city right of ways.
Ayes: 5 - Reed, McManus, Lucas, Justus, Fowler
Nays: 0

180704
Appropriating $35,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the STIF Midtown Fund for installation of pedestrian streetlights on 39th Street from Baltimore Avenue to Walnut Street; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Chad Thompson and Mahmoud Hadjian, Public Works, spoke briefly stating that this ordinance moves funds from the unappropriated fund balance to a pedestrian street light project along 39th street. The funds came from the super TIF in the midtown area and they were allocated to the project in the prior fiscal year for the city. The funds were not encumbered into the contract prior to the fiscal year so they were swept to the unappropriated fund balance. An electronic version of this presentation can be obtained from the City Clerk's Office.
Ayes: 5 - Reed, McManus, Lucas, Justus, Fowler
Nays: 0

180705
Estimating and appropriating revenue in the amount of $15,235.19 in the Street Maintenance Fund.


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Jeff Martin from Public Works, gave a brief overview that this ordinance appropriates funds that were received as a reimbursement from the KCATA for electricity used for attaching some of their amenities at bus stops, to city traffic signal power supplies. Mr. Martin state, that throughout the city particularly in conjunction with max lines, they have lighted kiosks and real time arrival boards, and some lights along the shelters so if there's a traffic signal nearby, it allows them to connect to that power feed which is a metered fee, from the Apache Post Meter.
Ayes: 5 - Reed, McManus, Lucas, Justus, Fowler
Nays: 0

180706
Reducing an appropriation in the amount of $1,478,100.00 in the General Obligation Series 2019A Bond Fund; appropriating that amount from the Unappropriated Fund Balance in the General Obligation Series 2019A Bond Fund to the 155th Street Improvements Project; authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a $3,497,978.93 construction contract with Leavenworth Excavation & Equipment Co.; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Jeff Martin and David Miller, Public Works, gave an overview that the construction along 155th street established east and west between Kensington Ave and Scott Ave, 155th Street is a 2-lane asphalt roadway and needs widened improvements,lights, pedestrian accommodations and storm sewer system replacement. The improvement project will widen the road to 4-lane with median islands and will include replacement of the existing pavement and the addition of curb and gutter, new sidewalks.
Ayes: 5 - Reed, McManus, Lucas, Justus, Fowler
Nays: 0

180707
Authorizing Change Order No. 3 with J. M. Fahey Construction Company in the amount of $107,755.90 for the 135th Street Phase 3 from Wornall Road to M-150 Project; authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter contract changes up to and including twenty percent (20%) of the original contract price; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Jeff Martin and Chad Thompson, Public Works, testified that the change order for roadway improvements for 135th street phase III from Mo-150 to Wornall Road will include: improved vertical site distance, street pavement, curb & gutter, streetlight replacement, upgraded sidewalk, and storm sewer improvements.
Ayes: 5 - Reed, McManus, Lucas, Justus, Fowler
Nays: 0
 
 Water Services

180669
Authorizing a $3,054,592.00 construction contract with Kissick Construction Company, Inc., for the 36-Inch Water Transmission Main Extension N.E. 64th Street and N. Brighton Avenue to N.E. Pleasant Valley Road Near Searcy Creek Parkway Project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $3,360,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Terry Leed, Kelly Finn and Kirk Rome, Water Services, gave a brief overview. The purpose of this ordinance is for Water Services Department which is undertaking this construction project to extend a 36-inch water transmission main in the area of N.E. 64th Street and N. Brighton Avenue east to N.E. Pleasant Valley Road near Searcy Creek Parkway.
Ayes: 5 - Reed, McManus, Lucas, Justus, Fowler
Nays: 0
 
 City Manager's Office

180703
Authorizing an $8,088,546.63 construction contract with Blue Nile Contractors for the Neighborhood Sewer Rehabilitation Northeast Area and Gooseneck Creek South project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $8,900,000.00; authorizing a $1,270,000.00 Design Professional Services Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 1278 with Lamp Rynearson and Associates, Inc. d/b/a Larkin Lamp Rynearson for the Neighborhood Sewer Rehabilitation Northeast Area and Gooseneck Creek project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Andy Shively and Nicki Chestnut, Water Services, gave an overview. The purpose of this project is to rehabilitate aging sewer pipes to like new conditions and to restore capacity to the wastewater collection system, reducing the frequency of basement backups.
Ayes: 4 - Reed, McManus, Lucas, Fowler
Nays: 0

180718
Authorizing a $550,000.00 Design Professional Services Contract with Tetra Tech, Inc., for the Turkey Creek Sewer Separation: 31st and Broadway project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $1,050,000.00; identifying accounts to roll forward to Fiscal Year 2019-20; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Andy Shively and Willie Williams, Water Services, gave a brief overview that the purpose of this project is to separate approximately 35 acres of the City's combined sewer system and to eliminate typical year combined sewer overflows at Outfall W006, located near Penn Valley Lake in the Turkey Creek Basin.
Ayes: 5 - Reed, McManus, Lucas, Justus, Fowler
Nays: 0

180535
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 3, Code of Ordinances, by repealing sections 3-421 through 3-500 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like numbers and subject matters that authorizes updates to Minority & Women’s Business Enterprise Program based on the 2016 Disparity Study.


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION"
Mayor Pro Tem Scott Wagner and Phillip Yelder, Human Resource Department, gave additional testimony of amendments made to the ordinance referred to as the "Reed" ordinance. It has been recommended do pass without recommendation.
Ayes: 4 - Reed, McManus, Justus, Fowler
Nays: 0

180536
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 3, Code of Ordinances, by repealing sections 3-421 through 3-500 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like numbers and subject matters that authorizes updates to Minority & Women’s Business Enterprise Program based on the 2016 Disparity Study.


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION"
Mayor Pro Tem Scott Wagner and Phillip Yelder, Human Resource Department, gave additional testimony of amendments made to the ordinance referred to as the "Wagner" ordinance. It has been recommended do pass without recommendation.
Ayes: 4 - Reed, McManus, Justus, Fowler
Nays: 0
 
 Water Services

180598
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a Design Agreement with the US Army Corps of Engineers for the design of the Armourdale and Central Industrial District Levee Units Improvements Project and to expend up to $800,000.00 for the City’s local share of the agreement.


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Terry Leeds and Tom Kimes, Water Services, testified that this ordinance will authorize the Director of Water Services to enter into the Design Agreement for the Armourdale and Central Industrial District Levee Units Improvements with the Corps of Engineers as one of the non-federal sponsors; and to expend up to $800,000 for the City's local share of the agreement. This agreement specifies cost sharing and other obligations of the Government and the non-federal sponsor applicable to the project.
Ayes: 5 - Reed, McManus, Lucas, Justus, Fowler
Nays: 0
 
 1. Citywide Business Goals: Transportation and Infrastructure Strategies.
 
 Charles Leap, the Finance Department, along with Sherri McIntyre, Public Works Department, gave a brief update of the Citywide Business Plan goals. Plans are targeted to assist in neighborhoods of the impact of changing climate changing evironment and building a plan. Changes implemented are reduction of greenhouse gas emission, city fleet by reduced gas diesel based fuel vehicles and targets 100 % clean renewable energy. An electronic version of this presentation can be obtained from the City Clerk's Office.
 
 2. There may be a general discussion regarding current Transportation and Infrastructure Committee issues.
 
 3. Pursuant to the following subsections of Section 610.021 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, there may be a closed session to discuss: (1) legal matters, litigation, or privileged communications with attorneys, pursuant to subsection 1; (2) real estate, pursuant to subsection 2; (3) personnel, pursuant to subsection 3 and 13; and/or (4) sealed bids or proposals, pursuant to subsection 12.
 
 The City Clerk`s Office now has equipment for the hearing impaired for use with every meeting. To check out the equipment please see the secretary for each committee. Be prepared to leave your Driver`s License or State issued Identification Card with the secretary and she will give you the equipment. Upon returning the equipment your license will be returned.