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Last Published: 9/8/2009 10:41:35 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - RUSS JOHNSON
Present:2 - MELBA CURLS, BILL SKAGGS
Out:2 - TERRY RILEY, JAN MARCASON
 
 
 Gerald Smith - Public Services

090662
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a $420,330.00 contract with KONE, Inc. for the new elevator installation project at the Municipal Courts Building; authorizing the Director to amend the contract without Council approval and to expend up to $450,000.00 for the project.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (8/27/2009)"

Ayes: 3 - Johnson, Curls, Skaggs
Nays: 0
 
 Stan Harris - Public Works

090663
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Expressing the City’s Council’s support for abolishing the appointment based collection of bulky items and providing regularly scheduled collection services.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Stan Harris, Public Works, explained the purpose of this resolution and answered questions from the committee. No public testimony. This resolution expresses the City’s Council’s support for abolishing the appointment based collection of bulky items and providing regularly scheduled collection services.
Ayes: 3 - Johnson, Curls, Skaggs
Nays: 0

090685
(Sub.)
Reallocating current funding in the Capital Improvements Fund for the construction and maintenance of storm and sanitary sewers from the Public Works Department to the Water Services Department; and recognizing an emergency.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, CONSENT"
Stan Harris, Public Works, explained the purpose of this ordinance and answered questions from the committee. Patrick Klein, Budget Office, answered questions regarding the money transfer. No public testimony. This ordinance will reallocate current funding from the Capital Improvements Fund for the Construction and Maintenance of storm and sanitary sewers from the Public Works Department to the Water Services Department.
Ayes: 3 - Johnson, Curls, Skaggs
Nays: 0

090697
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Public Work to execute a public infrastructure agreement with the Hunt Midwest Real Estate Development for the Line Creek Trail.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, CONSENT"
Stan Harris, Public Works, and Wes Mender, Public Works, testified on behalf of this ordinance and answered questions from the committee No public testimony. This ordinance authorizes the Director of Public Works to execute a public infrastructure agreement with the Hunt Midwest Real Estate Development for the Line Creek Trail.
Ayes: 3 - Johnson, Curls, Skaggs
Nays: 0
 
 Mark McHenry - Parks and Recreation

090684
Estimating revenue and appropriating the sum of $365,000.00 in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds to complete the remaining segment of the Indian Creek Greenway Trail to its merger with the Blue River Trail; designating the requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
Mark McHenry, Parks and Recreation, explained the purpose of this ordinance. Parks and Recreation testified and answered questions from the committee regarding the trails plan and funding. No public testimony. This ordinance will authorize the Director of Parks and Recreation to enter into a cooperative funding agreement with the Missouri Department of Transportation for construction of the Indian Creed Trail, Council District 6, and Jackson County.
Ayes: 3 - Johnson, Curls, Skaggs
Nays: 0

090696
Reducing appropriations in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $685,000.00 and appropriating it to accounts in the Capital Improvements Fund for projects in the Sixth Council District.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
Mark McHenry, Parks and Recreation, testified on behalf of this ordinance. No public testimony. This ordinance will appropriate funds for Longview Tract, Alex George Trail and Minor Park Improvements with Council District 6.
Ayes: 3 - Johnson, Curls, Skaggs
Nays: 0
 
 Bernardo Garcia - Water Services

090691
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a $1,061,682.00 contract with URS Corporation for Contract No. 991, Project No. 81000537, Middle Blue River Basin Green Solutions Pilot Project; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $1,061,682.00 for the project from previously appropriated funds; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Bernardo Garcia, Water Services, testified on behalf of this ordinance and answered questions from the committee. No public testimony. This ordinance will authorize executuion of a design professional agreement using previously appropriated funds.
Ayes: 3 - Johnson, Curls, Skaggs
Nays: 0

090606
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Water Services Department to enter into a $1,242,600.00 contract with Foley Company for Contract No. 124, Project No. 82000062, Gardner Avenue Stormwater System Improvements - Phase I; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $1,366,860.00 for the project from previously appropriated funds; authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account; and recognizing an emergency.


TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Bernardo Garcia, Water Services, testified on behalf of this ordinance and answered questions from the committee. No public testimony. This ordinance will authorize execution of a contract for Gardner Avenue Stormwater System Improvements - Phase 1.
Ayes: 3 - Johnson, Curls, Skaggs
Nays: 0
 
 There may be general discussion regarding current Transportation and Infrastructure issues. None 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. No closed session.