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Last Published: 10/25/2005 11:32:46 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - CHARLES EDDY
Present:2 - ALVIN BROOKS, BILL SKAGGS
Excused:1 - TERRY RILEY
 

051026
Condemning and taking permanent, and temporary easements, and right-of-way on private properties for the improvement and maintenance of Longview Road from Blue Ridge Boulevard to Spring Valley Road, all in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations by the City of Kansas City; consenting to the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney, on behalf of the City; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance with the Recorder of Deeds in Jackson County, Missouri.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Representative from CISMO explained that the ordinance would creates 31 temporary construction easements and 9 permenant right of ways in the Ruskin Heights area of Kansas City, MO. The is no opposition to the construction project and no public testimony or question from the committee.
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs
Nays: 0

051027
Reducing appropriations in the Capital Improvements Fund; and appropriating funds in the amount of $1,500,000.00 to the North Gower Connector account in Capital Improvements Fund.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Stan Harris,Public Works, explained that the ordinance befor the committee relates to the Parks and Recreation repayment of $1,500,000.00. The Park and Recreation Department borrowed the funds from a Public Works Account under ordinance 050307. The funds help to provide for the Northland Aquatics and THP Athletic Center.
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs
Nays: 0

051028
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute an $81,120.24 Second Amendment to Agreement No. 000244 with TranSystems Corporation for construction services in connection with the 87th Street, Roadway Improvements; and authorizing the City Manager to expend $81,120.24 for the amendment.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Ralph Davis and Chad Thompson of CISMO, testified regarding the amendment to the amount of $81,120.24 with TranSystems Corporation for construction services for the 87th Street phase 1 roadway project. Dr. Eddy commented that this project is a 6th District project that will greatly benefit the citizens in the area and the city in general because it would create a safer roadway and make way for new jobs. The project has surpassed its WBE goals but is slightly shy of its MBE goals.
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs
Nays: 0

051030
Authorizing a $600,000.00 facility repair and maintenance plumbing contract with Kansas City Mechanical, Inc. for various City-owned facilities; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $300,000.00; authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to expend $300,000.00; and authorizing the Director of Public Works to extend the contract and to amend the contract without further council approval.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Bob Lawller, Public Works, state that the ordinance was for the emergency repair/maintenance of plumbling at City-owned facilities. It would expend $600,000.00 for the fiscal year 05-06. Kansas City Mechanical, Inc. if the contract holder. The facilities would include fire and police stations, conventions facilities and office complexes. The service would be provided 24 hours a as dictated by the approved work orders that would be authorized by Public Works Department staff.
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs
Nays: 0

051031
Estimating and appropriating revenue in the amount of $17,012.09 in the Capital Improvements Sales Tax Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Ralph Davis, CIMO, stated that the ordinance would authorize CISMO to increase contingency with Brandy Electric, Inc. to match contract amount in addition to a 5% contingency. The project involves a Cooperative Agreement with the North Lakes Homes Association for the design and construction of storm water draomage improvements on certain common areas of the association. This poroject is identified as 6209 NW 77th Terrace #3798 and is located in Council district 2.
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs
Nays: 0

051032
Authorizing the City Manager to execute Task Order No. 5 in the amount of $374,122.00 with Tetra Tech EM, Inc. to provide services for oversight for demolition and environmental abatement in the KC Live – Entertainment District; and authorizing the City Manager to expend the sum of $399,500.00 from previously appropriated funds.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Ralph Davis, CIMO, testified about the authorization of an amendment to a Master Services Agreement for Design Professionals with Tetra Tech, EM, Inc. for the environment oversight work involved with Block 138 and the surrounding streets in the KC Live-Entertainment District.
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs
Nays: 0

051033
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a $7,011,000.00 contract with Kissick Construction Co., Inc. for Project No. 87000001 (CS050403) for construction of water mains, storm sewers and sanitary sewers in 12th Street from Main to Walnut, Main St. and Walnut St. from 12th St. to 13th St., 13th St. from Walnut St. to Grand Blvd., and Grand Blvd from 13th St., to Truman Rd., located in Council District #2 in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri and authorizing the City Manager to expend the sum of $7,250,000.00 from previously appropriated funds.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Ralph Davis, CIMO, explained that this ordinance was for a contract with Kissick Costruction Co., Inc. for the construction of water mains, storm sewers and sanitary sewers in the KC Live District. The scope of the project would include demolition of trolley tracks, erection of signage and maintenance of traffic control during construction.
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs
Nays: 0

051039
(Sub.)
Authorizing the City Manager to enter into a $1,336,419.00 contract with Musselman & Hall Contractors, LLC, for Project No. 87000001 (CS060004) full depth roadway construction to include, but not be limited to concrete pavement, curb, storm sewer inlets, traffic signals, roadway lighting, roadway signing, traffic control, utility adjustments, erosion control, manhole adjustments, demolition of the existing roadway and incidentals necessary for the construction of the project located in the general vicinity of Baltimore and 13th Street; and authorizing the City Manager to expend the sum of $1,675,000.00 from previously appropriated funds.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Ralph Davis, CISMO, he explained that the contract was with Musselman & Hall Contractors and the scope of the project included concrete pavement, curbs, storm sewer inlets, traffic signals nad roadway lighting but was not limited to the about.
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs
Nays: 0

051056
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a First Amendment contract with Deffenbaugh Industries and authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend an additional $336,285.00 from previously appropriated funds.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (9/7/2005)"
Ordinance 051056,051057 and 051058 that were previously referred from Operations Committee were held until 09/07/05.
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs
Nays: 0

051057
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a contract with Missouri Organic Recycling to provide grinding, hauling and management of the leaves and brush drop-off sites.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (9/7/2005)"

Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs
Nays: 0

051058
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into an agreement with Deffenbaugh Industries, Inc., with options to extend the agreement for up to four additional one-year periods and authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $2,202,024.00 in previously appropriated funds.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (9/7/2005)"

Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs
Nays: 0

051059
Authorizing the Director of Finance to proceed with the development of financing the Citywide PC Life Cycle Program under a Master Lease Purchase Agreement with a municipal leasing institution and to execute any and all documents and agreements necessary to finance the project, and authorizing the Director of Information Technology to use all available balances and encumbrances in the PC Life Cycle account of the Equipment Lease Capital Acquisition Fund, and declaring the intent of the City to reimburse itself from the lease purchase proceeds for certain expenditures.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"

Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs
Nays: 0

050953
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on November 8, 2005, a question amending the Charter of Kansas City by repealing its current twenty articles and enacting thirteen new articles to be known as the Charter of the City of Kansas City, to reflect the home rule authority granted by the Missouri Constitution; to adopt the Missouri general municipal election day, to require elected officials be residents of the City immediately prior to their election; authorize the delegation of duties among City departments; to authorize the establishment of new park districts; to re-establish the Internal Auditor as an appointee of the City Manager; to accelerate the adoption of ordinances by requiring two rather than three readings; to require the establishment of debt and economic incentive policies; require decennial review of the Charter; to authorize the Council to impose payments in lieu of taxes on enterprise departments of the City not to exceed 10% of the department’s gross revenues; and provide for other municipal purposes; fixing the dates when the amendments shall take effect; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (9/7/2005)"
Held until 09/07/05
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs
Nays: 0

050992
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on November 8, 2005, three questions amending the Charter of Kansas City to extend term limits applicable to future Mayors and Councils from two to three consecutive terms, permitting recall of an official only when proponents of the recall identify specific reasons for the recall and requiring a majority vote to replace a recalled official, and increasing the mandatory retirement age of Municipal Judges from 65 to 70 years of age; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (9/7/2005)"
Held until 09/07/05.
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs
Nays: 0

040521
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 62, Code of General Ordinances of Kansas City, Missouri, by repealing Sections 62-48, 62-49, 62-53, 62-54 and 62-55 and enacting in lieu thereof new Sections 62-48, 62-49 and 62-53, expanding prohibited practices to include refuse or recycling containers remaining on a curb or right of way for more than 24 hours and establishing penalties for violations of article I and II .


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (9/7/2005)"
Held until 09/07/05.
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs
Nays: 0

050591
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 64 by adding Article XII relating to the regulation of placement of street plate bridging with streets and roadways.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Stan Harris, Public Works, described the ordinance as one that would require contractors to get a permit prior to installing a steel plate in the street. This will provide a tracking method to know the location and the number of plates in the streets of Kansas City by adding sections 419 to 435 to Chapter 64 of the Code of General Ordinances. These sections outline the regulations necessary to require permit to instll a steel plate in the street. Street plate briding perfomance standards are based upon, but not limited to the following principles: Minimize the time street plate bridging is in place, maintain and preserve the reding quality of the street surfaces, maintain safety for pedestrains and increase the longevity of street surfaces. the fees for permits are in a supplement to the fact sheet on file in the City Clerks Office.
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs
Nays: 0

051019
Amending Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances by repealing Section 70-602 and enacting in its place a new section make provision for disabled parking spaces for overheight vehicles.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (9/7/2005)"
Held until 09/07/05
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Brooks, Skaggs
Nays: 0