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File #: 211031    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/3/2021 In control: Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Committee
On agenda: 12/1/2021 Final action: 1/6/2022
Title: Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a construction contract with Gunter Construction in the amount of $1,297,415.00 for traffic calming measures at up to 50 locations throughout the City as part of the Vision Zero Initiative; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.
Sponsors: Dan Fowler, Eric Bunch, Kevin O'Neill, Ryana Parks-Shaw, Melissa Robinson, Katheryn Shields, Quinton Lucas
Attachments: 1. 211031 Fact Sheet, 2. 211031 Fiscal Note, 3. 211031-Docket Memo, 4. List Traffic Calming 12.15.2021, 5. Authentcated Ordinance 211031, 6. Project Manual on File
ORDINANCE NO. 211031


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Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a construction contract with Gunter Construction in the amount of $1,297,415.00 for traffic calming measures at up to 50 locations throughout the City as part of the Vision Zero Initiative; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.
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WHEREAS, on May 14, 2020, the Council expressed support in adopting a goal of eliminating traffic deaths and serious injuries by the year 2030 through Committee Substitute for Resolution No. 200019; and

WHEREAS, Committee Substitute for Resolution No. 200019 directed a Vision Zero Task Force be formed to create and implement a Vision Zero Action Plan; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That the Director of Public Works is hereby authorized to execute a construction contract with Gunter Construction for implementing the Vision Zero Action Plan by improving up to 50 locations with traffic calming measures such as speed bumps, with a total contract price of $1,297,415.00 from funds previously appropriated to the following fund:

22-3090-897080-611060-89008533 Vision Zero Fund $1,297,415.00

A copy of the contract is on file in the office of the Director of Public Works.

Section 2. That the Civil Rights and Equal Opportunity Department, to assure fair representation by socially and economically disadvantaged groups, approved for this project, a fourteen percent (14%) representation by Minority Owned Businesses and twelve percent (12%) representation by Women Owned Businesses.

Section 3. That this ordinance, relating to the design, repair, maintenance or construction of a public improvement, is recognized as an ordinance with an accelerated effective date as provided by Section 503(a)(3)(D) of the City Charter and shall take effect in accordance with Section 503, City Charter.

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