Last Published: 12/21/2006 11:34:01 AM
KANSAS CITY COMMITTEE RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:4 - TERESA LOAR, JIM ROWLAND, EVERT ASJES, ALVIN BROOKS
 

991201
Authorizing acceptance of $640,000.00 in funds from the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Agreement (CMAQ), No. CMAQ-3300(462) for the purpose of obtaining federal aid for the potential conversion of the Aviation Department┬┤s diesel bus system to a compressed natural gas fueling system; and authorizing the Director of Aviation to act as the City┬┤s designated representative for participation in the 1998-99 CMAQ Fund Program.


AVIATION COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Russell Widmar, Director of the Aviation Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. The Aviation Department is prepared to match a reimbursement pledge of $640,000.00 this fiscal year through the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission under the CMAQ program. The Aviation Departments match would be a total of $768,000.00. This money would be committed to buy five CMG powered buses to accelerate the conversion of the airport bus systems fleet from diesel power to CMG power. Within the next two (2) years the diesel fuel should run out. By the end of year three (3) the completion from diesel fuel to CMG fuel should be in effect.
Ayes: 4 - Loar, Rowland, Asjes, Brooks
Nays: 0

991202
Authorizing the First Amendment to the Signatory Use and Lease Agreement dated May 1, 1998, with United Airlines, Inc., returning surplus space at Kansas City International Airport.


AVIATION COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Russell Widmar, Director of the Aviation Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance would amend an existing agreement with United Airlines. Nine thousand one hundred fifty (9,150) square feet of terminal space will be returned to the airport. The Aviation Department is in the process of rehabilitating the airport, because of this some of the airlines will be realigned. This will be a temporary downsize.
Ayes: 4 - Loar, Rowland, Asjes, Brooks
Nays: 0