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Last Published: 12/29/2015 2:43:44 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - DICK DAVIS
Present:2 - JERMAINE REED, CINDY CIRCO
Excused:1 - RUSS JOHNSON
 
 
 Water Services

150452
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 60 of the Code of Ordinances, entitled “Sewers and Sewage Disposal” by adding Article VII, Sections 60-349 through 60-361; amending Chapter 52, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Parking Stations” by repealing Sections 52-32, 52-34, 52-35, and 52-36 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter; amending Chapter 18, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Buildings and Building Regulations” by repealing Section 18-125 and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter; and establishing an effective date.


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Terry Leeds, Director, Water Services & Andy Shively, Chief Engineering Officer, Water Services, testified that the purpose of this ordinance would be to amend Chapters 60, 52, and 18 to amend or add sections pertaining to the reduction and control of inflow and infiltration originating from private property to the public sewer system of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, as administered by the Water Services Department. This ordinance was intended to: 1. Reduce inflow and infiltration originating from defects on private property and connected to the public sewer system which increase the flow of water other than wastewater into the system. 2. Provide for the inspection, testing, and disconnection of private property inflow and infiltration sources to reduce their contribution to the public sewer system. 3. Maximize the available capacity of the public sewer system. 4. Reduce overflows of wastewater into the storm drain system or waters of the United States. 5. Create public awareness of the impact of inflow and infiltration into the public sewer system. 6. Conserve, preserve, and enhance the natural resources of the City, including its soils, waters, vegetation, fish and wildlife. 7. Comply with all applicable local, state, and federal requirements for proper disposal of stormwater and wastewater.
Ayes: 3 - Davis, Reed, Circo
Nays: 0

150463
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Reaffirming the City Council’s commitment to the proper allocation of direct and indirect project costs associated with the City’s capital improvement construction processes; re-defining project management costs for the City; and withdrawing the requirement of City Council approval of all project management costs in excess $271,000.00 per project.


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Terry Leeds, Director, Water Services, and Andy Shively, Chief Engineering Officer, Water Services, recommended that the City adopted a standard for the allocation of direct and indirect project management costs associated with the City’s capital improvement projects via Committee Substitute for Resolution No. 061047 passed on October 12, 2006. In adopting Second Committee Substitute for Resolution No. 070633 on June 7, 2007, the City Council reaffirmed its commitment to the proper allocation of direct and indirect project costs associated with the City’s capital improvement construction processes, defined project management costs, and required City Council approval of all project management costs in excess of $271,000.00.
Ayes: 3 - Davis, Reed, Circo
Nays: 0

150469
Authorizing the Director of the Water Services Department to enter into an option agreement with KCRT, L.L.C., in an amount not to exceed $1,100,000.00 and to execute ancillary documents all related to the real property acquisition of 1720 Wabash Avenue.


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Andy Shively, Chief Engineering Officer, Water Services, requested authorization to execute and exercise an Option Agreement with KCRT, L.L.C. to purchase real property at 1720 Wabash Avenue. This 63,062 square foot property would be used as additional space for the department to conduct its business.
Ayes: 3 - Davis, Reed, Circo
Nays: 0

150471
Authorizing a Design Professional Services Contract for $800,600.00 with Black & Veatch Corporation for the Electrical Reliability Improvements at the Water Treatment Plant Project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Terry Leeds, Director, Water Services & Andy Shively, Chief Engineering Officer, Water Services, testified that the project would consist of design professional services for the implementation of electrical improvements at the City's Water Treatment Plant, located at 1 NW Briarcliff Drive. The two main electrical service substations at the Water Treatment Plant are reaching the end of their service life and are in need of replacement in order to maintain the reliability of the City's potable water supply. All project work would be completed within Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, in Council District 4.
Ayes: 2 - Davis, Circo
Nays: 1 - Reed

150472
Authorizing an approximately $8,325,000.00 construction contract with Havens Construction Company, Inc. and a $650,000.00 Design Professional Services Amendment No. 1 with George Butler Associates, Inc., for the Blue River South Areas 1 and 2 Inflow and Infiltration (I/I) Reduction Project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $12,650,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Terry Leeds, Director, Water Services & Andy Shively, Chief Engineering Officer, Water Services, testified that this project would be done in order to meet the requirements as set forth in the USEPA Consent Decree associated with the City's Overflow Control Program. This project entails rehabilitating sanitary sewers ranging in size from 8" - 96" and manholes to reduce inflow and infiltration, reduce the occurrence of basement backups and maintain the capacity of the collection system in the Blue River South Basin. The project areas are located in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri in City Council Districts 5 and 6.
Ayes: 2 - Davis, Circo
Nays: 1 - Reed

150473
Authorizing a Construction contract for $2,600,000.00 with Hettinger Excavating, LLC, for the replacement of water mains in the area of Donnelly Avenue to Raytown Road, Ruskin Way to High Grove Road; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $2,860,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Terry Leeds, Director, Water Services & Andy Shively, Chief Engineering Officer, Water Services, testified that this project would replace approximately 12,800 linear feet (LF) of break-prone water mains in the area of Donnelly Avenue to Raytown Road, and Ruskin Way to High Grove Road. This work will include the transfer of customer water service connections from existing mains to new mains, as well as restoration of roads and property. All project work would be completed within Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, in Council District 6.
Ayes: 3 - Davis, Reed, Circo
Nays: 0
 
 Public Works

150478
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a Cooperative Agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission for streetscape improvements along 20th Street from Southwest Boulevard to Grand; estimating revenue in the amount of $800,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount to the 20th Street Streetscape account; authorizing a contract with Musselman & Hall Contractors for approximately $2,896,000.00 for the 20th Street Streetscape project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of approximately $3,216,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Sherri McIntyre, Director, Public Works, requested approval of a Design/Build contract for 20th Streets from SW Boulevard to McGee to replace the pavement and incorporate new curbs, sidewalks, and streetscape improvements and amenities. The contract will provide for construction of pavement. This contract was awarded to Musselman and Hall Contractors in association with Taliaferro and Browne Engineers.
Ayes: 3 - Davis, Reed, Circo
Nays: 0
 
 1. There may be general discussion(s) on current Transportation and Infrastructure Committee issues.
 
 2. 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.
 
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