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Last Published: 1/11/2006 11:55:46 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:4 - TERRY RILEY, CHARLES EDDY, BECKY NACE, DEB HERMANN
 

051505
Authorizing a $250,000.00 Amendment No. 4 with Black and Veatch Corporation for Contract No. 7256, Design and Construction Phase Engineering Services for the Jackson-Cass Transmission Main; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $250,000.00 for the amendment; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Jim Mellum, Water Services Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance would authorize additional design and construction phase services that were not in the original scope of the contract. The system would provide better service and more capacity to existing customers and serve growth in southern and eastern Jackson County.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Eddy, Nace, Hermann
Nays: 0

051515
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a Guaranty Termination and Release with Trigen Energy Corporation and a Guarantee Agreement with Thermal North America, Inc.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Bob Lawler, Public Works Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance would authorize the Director of Public Works to execute both the Termination and Release with Trigen Energy Corporation.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Eddy, Nace, Hermann
Nays: 0

051517
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into Amendment No. 1 to an agreement with Family Environmental Compliance Services Inc. in the amount of $413,524.00; authorizing the Director of Public Works to further amend and increase the agreement by up to $40,000.00 without City Council approval; and authorizing the City Manager to expend $453,524.00 for the project.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Ralph Davis, CIMO, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance would authorize the first amendment to a design professional services agreement to provide additional services for the Kansas City downtown arena project.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Eddy, Nace, Hermann
Nays: 0

051518
(Sub.)
Amending Ordinance No. 050830, condemning and taking private property for public purpose for sewer easements, and temporary easements for sanitary sewer construction located in the vicinity of 59th and Norfleet Avenue, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Ted Anderson, CIMO, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance is amended to correct an error in the location of the county circuit court by repealing Section 3 of Ordinance 050830 and reenacting said Section 3 which corrects the county of the circuit court.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Eddy, Nace, Hermann
Nays: 0

051519
(Sub.)
Condemning and taking private property for public purpose for street, drainage and temporary improvements, in the vicinity of 4600 Raytown 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 directing the City Clerk to cause this ordinance to be recorded in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS SECOND COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Ted Anderson, CIMO, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance is pursuant to the provision of the Chapter 523 of the State Statue giving the City of Kansas City, Missouri permission to use land being condemned to be used for bridge, street and drainage improvements to be constructed therein including and necessary appurtenances.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Eddy, Nace, Hermann
Nays: 0

051522
Authorizing a $49,540.34 Agreement with OBI Consulting Engineers, Inc. for design professional services in connection with sanitary sewer design; appropriating funds to a project account in the Sewer Special Assessment Bond Fund 1996; authorizing an expenditure of $49,540.34 from appropriated funds; designating requisitioning authority; and authorizing assessment of costs against the properties benefited.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Ralph Davis, CIMO, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance would authorize construction of a new gravity sanitary sewer collection system to serve an existing residential area in the vicinity of 97th and Holmes Road.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Eddy, Nace, Hermann
Nays: 0

051523
Authorizing a $57,685.46 increase in authorized expenditure for the agreement with Kansas City Power and Light approved by Ordinance No. 040905 for the relocation of utilities on North Congress.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Stan Harris, Public Works Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance would authorize the Director of Public Works to complete payment of a previously executed Utility Agreement for relocation of existing power lines along the west side of North Congress Avenue from south of Barry Road to the north side of Missouri Highway 152.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Eddy, Nace, Hermann
Nays: 0

051524
Authorizing a $384,030.56 Fifth Amendment to Agreement No. 000239 with TranSystems Corporation for construction inspection services for Phase II of the rehabilitation of 12th Street Viaduct; and authorizing an expenditure of an amount up to $384,030.56 from previously appropriated funds.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Ralph Davis, CIMO, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance would authorize the Director of Public Works to enter into a fifth amendment for construction inspection services for the rehabilitation of the 12th Street Viaduct.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Eddy, Nace, Hermann
Nays: 0

051533
Authorizing a $642,000.00 Change Order No. 2 to a contract with Kingston Environmental Services, Inc., for additional work involving Block 138 Empire Theater Remediation within the KC Live Entertainment District; and authorizing the City Manager to expend up to $842,000.00 from funds previously appropriated for the contract.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Ralph Davis, CIMO, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance would authorize the CIMO Office to increase the amount for the contract to include change order 2. The change order 2 consist of additional work required due to water damage from a water main break.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Eddy, Nace, Hermann
Nays: 0

051534
Authorizing a $1,040,523.00 Change Order No. 1 to a contract with DECO Companies, Inc., for additional work involving the demolition and abatement of buildings on Blocks 139 and 140 within the KC Live Entertainment District; and authorizing the City Manager to expend up to $1,185,523.00 from funds previously appropriated for the contract.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Ralph Davis, CIMO, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance would authorize the CIMO Office to enter into a change order to the contract with DECO Companies for additional work in connection with demolition and abatement of all the buildings, parking lots, removal of buried debris and perform soil remediation in the vicinity of 14th and Walnut Street.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Eddy, Nace, Hermann
Nays: 0

051535
Authorizing a $3,296,761.00 contract with Kissick Construction Co., Inc., for the installation of a telecommunication conduit system within the KC Live Entertainment District; authorizing the City Manager to expend up to $3,626,761.00 from funds previously appropriated for the contract; and designating requisitioning authority.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Ralph Davis, CIMO,testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance would authorize the CIMO Office to execute a contract with Kissick Construction Co. The city has elected to install a telecommunication conduit system throughout the entertainment district in the Kansas City, Missouri downtown area.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Eddy, Nace, Hermann
Nays: 0

051537
(Sub.)
Giving permission to TWA Lofts, LLC, to construct and maintain landscaping, planters, a bike rack and trash receptacles in the public right-of-way for the building at 1735 Baltimore Avenue.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Rick Usher, City Planning and Development Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance would allow for the encroachment of landscaping, planters, a bike rack and trash receptacles as part of the renovation of the building as offices and the construction of a new parking garage.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Eddy, Nace, Hermann
Nays: 0

051454
Approving a $1,954,700.00 contract with Rand & Son Construction Company for Contract No. 8240, Laboratory HVAC Equipment Repairs; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $2,150,170.00 for the project; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


OPERATIONS COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Jim Mellum, Water Services, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance would authorize the replacement of six existing rooftop air-handling units with new custom fabricated units. The new air units will be installed utilizing the existing roof curbs.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Eddy, Nace, Hermann
Nays: 0