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Last Published: 11/20/2006 2:29:03 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:3 - CHARLES EDDY, JIM ROWLAND, TERRY RILEY
Excused:1 - PAUL DANAHER
 
 
 The following item has been added to the agenda:
 
 The following item has been added to the agenda:

030296
Authorizing a $318,000.00 increase in the contingency amount for a contract with Abatement Systems, Inc., for Project No. 20010075 - Asbestos Abatement at Kansas City International Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $318,000.00.

030234
Authorizing Farm Lease Agreements between Kansas City, Missouri and Glen and Karlyn Wren, Arsene Vandendaele, and Daniel and Bonita Sissom providing for lease for use in agricultural purposes portions of land at the Birmingham Farm located in Kansas City, Missouri.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Frank Pogge, Director - Water Services, stated that this ordinance was to enter into a lease agreement between parties listed for using agricultural purposes. The byproduct (wastewater sludge) as fertilizer would be used by the leasee for a fee.
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Rowland, Riley
Nays: 0

030235
Authorizing a $935,130.00 Contract with George Butler Associates for Contract No. 046 Lampkins Fork, White Oak and Blue River Watershed Master Plan Study; and appropriating funding therefore.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Jim Mellem, Deputy Director - Water Services stated that the ordinance was to pay for a watershed plan study.
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Rowland, Riley
Nays: 0

030236
Authorizing a $7,756.00 Third Amendment to a Design Professional Services Agreement with Helix Architecture + Design, Inc. (formerly Wiedeman Architects Incorporated) for additional architectural service for Fire Station No. 36 project at 99th Street and Holmes and authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $7,756.00 for the amendment.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Tom Bean, City Architect, said that this ordinance was additional fees for architectural changes done to the Fire Station No. 36 Project at 99th and Holmes.
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Rowland, Riley
Nays: 0

030237
Authorizing a $3,436,300.00 contract with Orr Construction Management, Inc., for constructing a new Fire Station No. 36 at 9903 Holmes; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $2,137,060.00 in the Fire Sales Tax Fund; appropriating it to the Fire Station 36 Replacement account of the Fire Sales Tax Fund; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $4,737,060.00 for the project; appropriating $37,964.00 to the Fire Station 1% for Art account; appropriating $9,056.00 to the Youth Employment Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Tom Bean, City Architect, stated that this was a companion ordinance to 020236 construction project. This is for the actual construct work to the fire station. Councilman Terry Riley requested a list showing the numbers of MBE/WBE businesses contacted and/or hired. Councilman Jim Rowland wanted to know if the proposed figure for this firestation was an indication of what other construction costs would be for additional firestations throughout the city. Mr. Bean assured Mr. Riley he would furnish that information to him as quickly as possible. He answered Mr. Rowland by saying the costs was relative to inflation costs. Concerns for living quarters have been addressed with the flexibility on construction design.
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Rowland, Riley
Nays: 0

030238
Authorizing a $192,977.00 agreement with HNTB Architects Engineers Planners for engineering services in connection with the sanitary sewer improvement in the vicinity of 66th Street and Manchester Avenue; reducing appropriations in the amount of $600,430.00 in the Sewer Special Assessment Bond Fund 1991; appropriating it to various accounts in the Sewer Special Assessment Bond Fund 1991; designating requisitioning authority; authorizing the Director of Public Works to expend $192,977.00 for the project; and authorizing assessment of the costs against the properties benefitted.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Stan Harris, Public Works Engineering, stated the ordinance was to help with architectual plans for sewer sanitation improvements to the area around 66th and Manchester.
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Rowland, Riley
Nays: 0

030250
Approving Traffic Regulation Nos. 56695 through 56756.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Jere Meredith, Public Works Engineering, stated that the regulations had been in place for over 60 days. It was now time to implement changes to these particular locations.
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Rowland, Riley
Nays: 0

030271
To reestablish Sewer District No. 10042 and establish Sewer District No. 10072, in Sewer Division 10, generally bounded by Raytown Road on the north, Farley Avenue of the east, 50th Street on the south, and a line 200 feet west of the east line of Section 30, Township 49, Range 32, on the west, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and repealing Section 1 of Ordinance No. 40282, passed February 25, 1972.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Stan Harris, Public Works Engineering, said that this ordinance affected 22 house in an area where septic tanks were still in use. The concept was to bring this area of the city into the city sewer system.
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Rowland, Riley
Nays: 0

030298
Reducing an appropriation in the amount of $90,000.00 in the Local Use Tax Fund; transferring it to the Capital Improvement Fund; appropriating it to various accounts in the Capital Improvement Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Stan Harris, Public Works Engineering, stated that this ordinance was to fund a consultant contract for design of two bridges.
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Rowland, Riley
Nays: 0

030299
(Sub.)
Appropriating additional contingency funds in the amount of $72,200.00 for Contract No. 691 Construction Phase Engineering Services for the construction of the Wastewater Telemetry Project; and authorizing requisitioning authority.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Jim Mellem, Deputy Director-Water Services, said this ordinance dealt with appropriating additional funds for the construction phase of engineering services for a wastewater (pump station) telemetry system. Mr. Mellem stated that a modification needed to be done to the ordinance. Assistant City Attorney Jeff Hess said that the law department would generate a committee substitute for this ordinance.
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Rowland, Riley
Nays: 0

030300
Approving an $853,697.00 contract with Capital Electric Construction Co. for Contract No. 789 Electrical Equipment Replacement at Blue River Wastewater Treatment Plant; authorizing expenditure of budgeted funds in the amount of $46,000.00 for resident inspection engineering services; and appropriating funds in the amount of $896,382.00.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Jim Mellem, Deputy Director - Water Services, stated that ordinance was electrical equipment replacement at the Blue River Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Rowland, Riley
Nays: 0

030301
Authorizing a $1,120,236.00 Contract with Carollo Engineers for Rush, Brush and Todd Creek Watersheds Master Plan Study; and appropriating funding therefore.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Jim Mellem, Deputy Director - Water Services, said that this was also a Watershed Master Plan Study for three creeks within the city.
Ayes: 3 - Eddy, Rowland, Riley
Nays: 0

030308
Amending Chapter 18, Code of Ordinances, Buildings and Building Regulations, by including a process for the administrative approval of encroachments, and waiving the encroachment fee for governmental applicants in Section 18-40, of International Building Code (Section 3201) and by authorizing projecting signs over public right-of-way in Section 18-211, - Appendix H, Signs, of International Building Code; amendments (Section H103.1).


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Rick Usher, Codes Administration, said that this ordinance would reduce the turn-around time for approving encroachments and waiving the fee for governmental applicants.

030309
Giving permission to Cohen Family Investment Co., LP, to construct and maintain an awning in the public right-of-way for the building at 1508 Grand Boulevard; assessing an encroachment fee of $337.85; and estimating $337.85 in revenue.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Rick Usher, Code Administration, stated that this ordinance was to give permission to construct and maintain an awning in the right-of-way to Beth Valco for property located at 1508 Grand and assessing said property for encroachment fees.
Ayes: 2 - Eddy, Rowland
Nays: 0

030310
Appropriating additional contingency funds in the amount of $368,510.50 for Contract No. 752 Construction of East Sludge Lagoon Modifications at the Birmingham Wastewater Treatment Plant; and authorizing requisitioning authority.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Jim Mellem, Deputy Director, stated that this ordinance addressed the problem of removing sludge from the East Sludge Lagoon. The request is for additional funds for construction modifications to the Birmingham Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Ayes: 2 - Eddy, Rowland
Nays: 0

030311
Authorizing a $489,345.00 Agreement with E. T. Archer Corp. for Contract No. 804 Design, Rocky Branch Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion; and authorizing funding therefore.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Frank Pogge, Director - Water Services, said that the ordinance was needed to upgrade the facility in order to renew permits from the state.
Ayes: 2 - Eddy, Rowland
Nays: 0

030312
Authorizing execution of a three party agreement with the Missouri Department of Transportation, through their Missouri State Historic Preservation Officer, the Federal Highway Administration and the City of Kansas City, Missouri relating to the replacement of Bridge No. S055B21, 31st Street over Wyandotte Street Bridge and directing the City Clerk to file same.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Stan Harris, Public Works Engineering said that this ordinance was a three party agreement between the city, the Missouri State Historic Preservation for the Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration for replacement of a bridge located at 31st and Wyandotte. The three agencies are trying to maintain the historic integrity of the bridge.
Ayes: 2 - Eddy, Rowland
Nays: 0

030313
Authorizing execution of a Lease Agreement with the Downtown Kansas City Community Improvement District for the lease of two tenant street sweepers to be operated in the public right of way for the area commonly known as the Downtown Loop and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Jere Meredith, Public Works Engineering stated that the ordinance was to approve an lease agreement for streetsweepers to the Downtown Kansas City Community Improvement District. The city no longer used the units,which are for sweeping sidewalks. Sean O'Bryne, attorney for the Improvement District, stated the agreement was for a three year lease for two sidewalk units. The lease agreement requires the Improvement District to maintain the equipment through the city at a city facility.
Ayes: 2 - Eddy, Rowland
Nays: 0

030314
Authorizing six STP-Urban Agreements with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission relating to upgrading existing signals at various locations throughout the City.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Stan Harris, Public Works Engineering, stated this ordinance allowed the city to receive federal funds to upgrade traffic signals around the city.
Ayes: 2 - Eddy, Rowland
Nays: 0

030210
(Sub.)
Appropriating $84,232.00 in additional funds to complete the work in Contract No. 7677 Evaluation of HVAC Equipment at the Water Services Department Laboratory; and appropriating funding therefore.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Frank Pogge, Director-Water Services, explained that this ordinance was authorizing additional funds for evaluation work on problems with HVAC Equipment at the Water Services Department Laboratory. The evaluation has been completed and the problems have been resolved. The ordinance was just a formality for approval of funds.
Ayes: 2 - Eddy, Rowland
Nays: 0