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Last Published: 2/19/2009 5:48:33 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - MARK FUNKHOUSER
Present:12 - DEB HERMANN, BILL SKAGGS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, BETH GOTTSTEIN, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, TERRY RILEY, CATHY JOLLY, JOHN SHARP
 

090135
RESOLUTION - Honoring Cadet Captain Kaleb Keith for his personal courage and lack of care for his own safety while saving his family on November 19, 2008.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090137
RESOLUTION - Honoring the Kansas City Missouri Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., on their 40th Anniversary.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090131
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Regulation E40809


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090132
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 60038 through 60095


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090133
COMMUNICATION - Emergency Traffic Regulation E40782 (revised).


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090141
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the City Clerk regarding the submission of the fiscal year 2009-10 forecasted budget for the Main Street Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

990259
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 3 of the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therein.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

990262
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 6 of the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therein.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

990263
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 7 of the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therein.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

990267
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 11 of the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therein.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

990268
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 12 of the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therein.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

990269
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 13 of the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therein.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

990270
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 14 of the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therein.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

990271
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 15 of the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therein.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

990272
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 16 of the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therein.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

990273
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 17 of the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therein.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

990274
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 18 of the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therein.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

990275
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 19 of the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therein.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

990276
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 20 of the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therein.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090096
Reducing the Contingent Appropriation in the General Fund by $450,000.00; and appropriating it to cover costs associated with the Leaf and Brush Drop-Off program.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090098
(Sub.)
Appropriating $637,713.00 to various accounts in the Community Development Block Grant Fund for Minor Home Repair and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090055
Approving the preliminary plat of Jensen’s Plaza on a 2.6 acre tract of land generally located on the south side of Red Bridge Road between Hickman Mills Drive and Hillcrest Road. (SD 1257-B)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090057
Vacating East 8th Street from the east line of Euclid Avenue to the west line of the north-south alley next west of Brooklyn Avenue, retaining a utility easement, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1599-V)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090101
(Sub.)
Estimating revenue in the amount of $500,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount to the 12th Street Viaduct account; authorizing an $8,968,509.29 contract with Comanche Construction, Inc., for Project No. 89005442 - Repair of 12th Street Viaduct Over KCT Railroad Tracks - Federal Project No. STP-3386 (413); authorizing the City Manager to amend and increase this contract by up to $896,850.93 without further City Council approval; authorizing the City Manager to expend $9,865,360.22 for the contract; and approving project management costs.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090102
(Sub.)
Estimating revenue in the amount of $5,970,845.62 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount to the 22nd-23rd Street Corridor Account; authorizing an $8,152,196.13 contract with J. M. Fahey Construction Company, Inc. for Project No. 89008008 - 22nd-23rd Street Corridor Phase 1B Improvements from Tracy to Brooklyn - Fed No. STP-3401 (406); authorizing the City Manager to amend and increase this contract by up to $1,222,829.42 without further City Council approval; authorizing the City Manager to expend $9,375,025.55 for the contract; and approving project management costs.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090103
(Sub.)
Authorizing a $9,197,110.74 contract with Max Rieke and Brothers, Inc. for Project No. 89002675 - North Brighton Ave. Improvements from N.E. Vivion Road to N.E. 58th Street; authorizing the City Manager to amend and increase this contract by up to $1,379,566.61 without further City Council approval; authorizing the City Manager to expend $10,576,677.35 for the contract; and approving project management costs.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090104
Authorizing a $2,029,000.00 contract with Feyerherm Construction, Incorporated for Project No. 890A0502, Vehicle Processing Facility; authorizing the City Manager to amend and increase this contract by up to $210,000.00 without further City Council approval; and authorizing the City Manager to expend $2,239,000.00 for the contract.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090106
Reducing appropriations in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $600,000.00 and appropriating this sum to accounts in the Capital Improvements Fund for projects in the Sixth Council District.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: There are no consents this week. ADVANCE DEBATES: 090087 090105 090118 090123 (2sub) 090117 090125 090099 090116 (sub) 090122 090126 (sub) 090124 090127 (sub) ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME. Skaggs 090126 (sub) removed from the advances and held for one week. Councilman Skaggs requested to waive the charter requirements to exclude Ordinance 090126 from the advances.
 
Ayes: 4 - Hermann, Skaggs, Johnson, Funkhouser
Nays: 9 - Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
 
 Failed
 
 Councilmember Hermann Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF ORDINANCE NO(S): ADVANCE CONSENTS: There are no consents this week. ADVANCE DEBATES: 090087 090105 090118 090123 (2sub) 090117 090125 090099 090116 (sub) 090122 090126 (sub) 090124 090127 (sub) ON THREE SEPARATE DAYS BE WAIVED AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE ADVANCED FOR FINAL READING AND CONSIDERATION AT THIS TIME. Skaggs 090126 (sub) removed from the advances and held for one week.
 
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090087
Authorizing the issuance, sale and delivery of not to exceed $75,000,000.00 Sanitary Sewer System Revenue Bonds, Series 2009A of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, for the purpose of extending and improving the City’s Sanitary Sewer System, prescribing the form and details of said Bonds and the covenants and agreements made by the City to facilitate and protect the payment thereof; providing for the collection, segregation and application of the revenues of the sanitary sewer portion of the City’s sewerage system for the purpose of paying the cost of operation and maintenance of the sanitary sewer portion of the City’s sewerage system, paying the principal of and interest on said Bonds, and providing reasonable and adequate reserve funds; and prescribing other matters relating thereto.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090099
Authorizing and directing the issuance, sale and delivery of not to exceed $220,000,000.00 principal amount of Water Refunding and Improvement Revenue Bonds, Series 2009A, of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, prescribing the form and details of such revenue bonds; authorizing certain actions and documents and prescribing other matters relating thereto; repealing Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 080278; and amending the Master Bond Ordinance; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090105
Authorizing the issuance of not to exceed $35,000,000.00 principal amount of Subordinate Water Revenue Bonds, Series 2008A, of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, prescribing the form and details of such revenue bonds; authorizing certain actions and documents and prescribing other matters relating thereto; and repealing Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 080279 and Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 080893 upon the issuance of the Series 2009A Bonds; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090116
(Sub.)
Approving the issuance by the City of Kansas City, Missouri, of its special obligation refunding bonds in several series to refund certain bonds previously issued to finance the 909 Walnut Parking Facility Project, President Hotel Redevelopment Project and Chouteau I-35 Project; approving and authorizing certain documents and actions relating to the issuance of the Bonds; and declaring an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090118
Providing for a substitute of a Syncora Guarantee Inc. surety bond policy issued to meet the debt service reserve requirement of the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri Improvement and Refunding Bonds, Series 2005E; estimating and appropriating bond proceeds in the amount of $3,385,000.00 in the STIF 12th and Wyandotte Fund; designating requisitioning authorities; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon completion; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090122
Authorizing an application to the Missouri Development Finance Board for the preliminary authorization of state tax credits in the amount not to exceed $4,375,000.00 to support the Oxford on the Blue Development; and authorizing the City Manager to execute a tax credit agreement with the Missouri Development Finance Board in connection with the tax credits.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090123
(Sub.)
Approving the restructuring and reissuance of certain bonds previously issued by The Industrial Development Authority of the City of Kansas City, Missouri to finance the Kansas City Downtown Redevelopment District Project and the entering into of one or more agreements by such Authority relating to such bonds; approving and authorizing certain documents and actions relating to the restructuring and reissuance of such bonds; amending Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 080636 to conform to the current transaction; and declaring an emergency.


Councilmember Hermann Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Skaggs
Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0


Passed as Substituted and Amended

Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 1 - Johnson

090126
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhood and Community Services to enter into agreements with Jackson County, Platte County, Clay County, and Cass County to house inmates in their correctional facilities.


Passed as Substituted
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Ayes: 12 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp
Nays: 1 - Funkhouser

090117
Authorizing a $25,000.00 Amendment No. 3 to an agreement with TranSystems Corporation for Project No. 89001236, NW 64th - 68th Street (Gower) Connector; and authorizing the City Manager to expend $25,000.00 from previously appropriated funds for the project.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090124
Re-estimating revenue and appropriating $411,899.71 to the General Fund received as part of a storm damage settlement from Travelers Insurance Company for the Municipal Service Center roof (project number 07000245); and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090125
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a $650,000.00 Contract with Midwest Mechanical Services, Inc. to provide repair and maintenance of heating, ventilating and air conditioning equipment at various City-owned facilities for a one year period; authorizing the Director of General Services to expend $650,000.00 for the contract from previously appropriated funds; and authorizing the Director of General Services to renew the contract without Council approval with such funds appropriated by the City Council in the annual budget.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090127
(Sub.)
Directing the City Manager to submit a prioritized set of projects to be considered for inclusion in the projects under consideration for funding through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 under the Surface Transportation Program.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Hermann, Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENTS FOR READING OF THE ORDINANCE ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS IS WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCE ON SECOND READING ON PAGE 9 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THIS ORDINANCE BE PLACED ON THE DOCKET NEXT WEEK FOR THIRD READING.
 
Ayes: 11 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090120
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to execute an amendment to the Brush Creek Basin Study Agreement between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the City of Kansas City, Missouri and Johnson County, Kansas for the watershed based study of the Brush Creek Basin in Kansas and Missouri; authorizing the Director of Water Services to execute a Cooperative Agreement with Johnson County, Kansas to set forth cost-sharing responsibilities for this study; authorizing an additional $185,000.00 for the project; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Skaggs Move to Waive Charter Requirement
MOVE THAT THE CHARTER REQUIREMENT FOR READING OF ORDINANCES ON THREE SEPARATE OCCASIONS BE WAIVED FOR THE ORDINANCES ON FIRST READING ON PAGES 10-11 OF TODAY’S DOCKET AND THAT THESE ORDINANCES BE INTRODUCED AS LISTED TO THE COMMITTEE SO DESIGNATED.
 
Ayes: 11 - Skaggs, Ford, Johnson, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Marcason, Circo, Riley, Jolly, Sharp, Funkhouser
Nays: 0

090128
RESOLUTION - Consenting to the transfer of various tracts of land held by Land Trust of Jackson County, Missouri, and located in the Third Councilmanic District to Ivanhoe Neighborhood Council, for purposes of maintaining such land and for redevelopment.


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090136
Approving a preliminary Community Unit Project on an approximately 21.7 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of 9th Street and Woodland Avenue. (4751-CUP-2)


Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee

090139
Authorizing acceptance and approval of the State Emergency Management Agency Grant for the Buffer Zone Protection Program in the additional amount of $24,885.26; and estimating revenues and increasing appropriations in the amount of $24,885.26 in the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090140
Authorizing an amendment to a Lease Agreement with Care Center of Kansas City for property generally known as Swope Ridge Geriatric Center at 5900 Swope Parkway for the term beginning May 1, 2008 and ending April 30, 2028.


Referred to Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee

090134
Authorizing the Director of the City Development Department to execute an easement conveyance between the City of Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City Power and Light Company for the relocation, construction, and maintenance of electrical infrastructure on City-owned property shared by the Glen J. Hopkins Secondary Waste Water Treatment Plant at 7600 E. Front Street and the proposed Kansas City Vehicle Impound Facility at 7750 E. Front Street.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

090138
Authorizing Director of the Water Services Department to enter into a Cooperative Agreement between Kansas City Terminal Railway Company, Union Pacific Railroad Company, and Kansas City, Missouri to expend $160,000.00 to obtain the rights provided in the related Longitudinal Pipeline Encroachment Agreement and Pipeline Crossing Agreement; and acknowledging a public purpose.


Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
 
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