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Last Published: 3/27/2009 11:08:31 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:5 - RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, TERRY RILEY, JAN MARCASON, BILL SKAGGS
 
 
 Public Works - Stan Harris

090053
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 62, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 62-1 through 62-12 and Sections 62-41 through 62-55, and enacting new sections in lieu thereof for the purpose of updating the solid waste code to reflect current refuse collection and management practices; and eliminating the board of refuse appeals.


PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Stan Harris and Michael Shaw, Public Works, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Brian Rabineau, Law Department, was present to answer questions from the committee. The proposed revisions includes language that outlines the proper way to prepare trash, bulky, recycle and yardwaste for curbside collection and what will be considered a violation at the curb and the penalty for placing and/or leaving the violation at the curb.
Ayes: 5 - Johnson, Curls, Riley, Marcason, Skaggs
Nays: 0

090061
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a cooperative agreement with Weatherby Lake, Missouri and Platte County, Missouri for the removal and relocation of an obsolete pedestrian bridge from the City’s right-of-way abutting Barry Road; authorizing transfer of the same to Platte County, Missouri to be used for parks and recreation purposes; and authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a cooperative agreement with Weatherby Lake for the ongoing maintenance of public improvements.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Stan Harris, Public Works, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance will execute a cooperative agreement with Weatherby Lake, Missouri and Platte County, Missouri for the removal and relocation of an obsolete pedestrian bridge from the City’s right-of-way abutting Barry Road.
Ayes: 4 - Johnson, Curls, Marcason, Skaggs
Nays: 0

090063
Amending Chapter 18, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 18-20(o)(2) and subsection 3201.7 of Section 18-40 and enacting in lieu thereof new subsections which clarify that political subdivisions are exempt from encroachment license fees for public purpose activities.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Stan Harris and Thom John, Public Works, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance will ensure that political subdivisions are exempt from encroachment license fees for public purpose activities.
Ayes: 5 - Johnson, Curls, Riley, Marcason, Skaggs
Nays: 0

090071
(Sub.)
Approving recommendations from all the Arterial Street Impact Fee District Advisory Committees; transferring appropriations in the Arterial Street Impact Fee Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into cooperative agreements with Platte County for the N.W. 72nd Street Extension and the Tax Increment Financing Commission for the construction of improvements to N. Eastern Avenue.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Stan Harris and Wes Minder, Public Works, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance is approving recommendations from all the Arterial Street Impact Fee District Advisory Committees, transferring appropriations in the Arterial Street Impact Fee Fund, authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute public infrastructure cooperative agreements, and designating requisitioning authority.
Ayes: 5 - Johnson, Curls, Riley, Marcason, Skaggs
Nays: 0

090076
(Sub.)
Authorizing a $2,099,167.05 contract with Pyramid Contractors, Inc. for Project No. 89005460 N.E. Reinking Road Bridge over Tributary of Shoal Creek and Project No. 89005484 N.E. 96th Street Bridge over East Fork Shoal Creek; authorizing the City Manager to amend and increase this contract by up to $314,875.06; authorizing the City Manager to expend $2,414,042.11 for the contract; and approving project management costs.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Stan Harris, Public Works, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Chad Thompson, CIMO, was present to answer questions from the committee. This project consists of replacing the existing structurally deficient bridges and realigning the roadway approaches to avoid the existing flood plain and improve safety and traffic flow in the project area.
Ayes: 5 - Johnson, Curls, Riley, Marcason, Skaggs
Nays: 0

090077
(Sub.)
Authorizing a $350,000.00 agreement with Olsson Associates for professional services for Project No. 89005442, Construction Management Services/Observation Services for 12th Street Viaduct Bridge Over Railroad (Phase 3); authorizing the City Manager to expend $350,000.00 from previously appropriated funds for the project; and approving project management costs.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Stan Harris, Public Works, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Chad Thompson and Ralph Davis, CIMO, was present to answer questions from the committee. This project will rehabilitate the structurally deficient bridge, and consequently, will improve safety and traffic flow in the project area.
Ayes: 5 - Johnson, Curls, Riley, Marcason, Skaggs
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmembers Skaggs, Circo and Riley

090072
Reducing appropriations in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $560,000.00 and appropriating it to accounts in the Capital Improvements Fund for projects in the First and Fifth Council Districts.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Pat Klein, Budget Office, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance moves funds originally appropriated to Public Works to the Parks and Recreation Department for the acquisition of a 10 acre tract of vacant land as an addition to San Rafael Park, generally located at N.E. 53rd Street and San Rafael Drive within First Council District.
Ayes: 5 - Johnson, Curls, Riley, Marcason, Skaggs
Nays: 0
 
 General Services - Gerald Smith

090073
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a contract through April 30, 2009 with five one year renewal options with Genuine Parts Company dba NAPA to provide parts and operate three storerooms in City facilities; authorizing the Director of General Services and the Director of Aviation to execute lease(s) for use of City storerooms in City facilities and authorizing the Directors to exercise the City’s five one year renewal options without City Council approval; authorizing the Director of General Services to exercise the City’s renewal options for the contract without City Council approval from such amounts appropriated in the City’s annual budget; authorizing the Director of General Services to expend $1,000,000.00 and Director of Aviation to expend $250,000.00 from funds previously appropriated for the contract through April 30, 2009.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (2/12/2009)"
Gerald Smith and Sam Swearngin, General Services, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Robert Patrick, AFSCME union representive, testified in opposition to this ordinance. Ian Redhead, Aviation, was present to answer questions from the committee. This contract will outsource the inventory management and supply of parts needed by the technicians of Central Fleet and the Aviation Department to maintain and repair vehicles and heavy equipment. The committee asked for some questions to be answered, so this ordinance will be held for one week.
Ayes: 4 - Johnson, Curls, Riley, Marcason
Nays: 0

081220
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to implement the recommendations set out in the April 21, 2008 report of the CIMO Review Subcommittee.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD OFF AGENDA"

081244
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Cooperative Agreement between the City of Kansas City, Missouri and the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) for the development and implementation of a Bus Rapid Transit System generally along Troost Avenue; reducing appropriations in City Development and the Water Services Department; increasing the appropriation in the Public Works Department; and authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $795,418.00 in previously appropriated sales tax funds.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Stan Harris, Public Works and Dick Jerrold, KCATA, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Jim Mellum and Linda Hoffman, Water Services, was present to answer questions from the committee. Councilman Sharp testified in support of this ordinance. This agreement will continue the City's partnership with the KCATA and will implement the next phase of Bus Rapid Transit Service along Troost Ave.
Ayes: 5 - Johnson, Curls, Riley, Marcason, Skaggs
Nays: 0

090045
(Sub.)
Approving the allocations in the FY 2010-14 Capital Improvements Program preliminary budget and the FY 2010 Neighborhood Conservation Projects as set forth in this ordinance; reducing appropriations in 2 current project accounts in the amount of $944,463.14, stating the Council's intention regarding advance funding of the FY 2010-14 Capital Improvement Program projects; and directing the Director of Public Works to enter into a $1,000,000.00 contribution agreement for the construction of the Vivion Road project.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Pat Klein, Budget Office, testified on behalf of this ordinance. John Franklin, City Manager's Office and Linda Hoffman and Jim Mellum, Water Services, presented to the committee the Water Services projects included into this project. This ordinance will approve the allocations in the FY 2010-14 Capital Improvement Program.
Ayes: 5 - Johnson, Curls, Riley, Marcason, Skaggs
Nays: 0
 
 There may be general discussion regarding current Transportation and Infrastructure issues. There was no general discussion. 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. There was no Closed Session.