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File #: 220450    Version: Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/19/2022 In control: Council
On agenda: 5/26/2022 Final action: 5/26/2022
Title: Estimating revenue in the amount of $300,000.00 in the Capital Improvement Fund; appropriating that amount to the U.S. 169 "Buck" O'Neil Bridge over the Missouri River Reuse Study Project; authorizing the City Manager to enter into a Cost Apportionment Cooperative Agreement with Clay and Jackson Counties; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.
Sponsors: Eric Bunch, Quinton Lucas
Attachments: 1. 220450 Fact Sheet, 2. 220450 Fiscal Note, 3. 220450 Approp & Admin, 4. 220450 5-25-22 TIO Cmte Presentation, 5. 220450-Docket Memo-459, 6. Ordinance-220450 Goals, 7. Authenticated Ordinance 220450 C.S

COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 220450

 

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Estimating revenue in the amount of $300,000.00 in the Capital Improvement Fund; appropriating that amount to the U.S. 169 “Buck” O'Neil Bridge over the Missouri River Reuse Study Project; authorizing the City Manager to enter into a Cost Apportionment Cooperative Agreement with Clay and Jackson Counties; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.

 

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WHEREAS, Resolution No. 170265 directed the City Manager to engage with regional partners to develop and recommend a regional funding strategy to build a new U.S. 169/Buck O’Neil Bridge ("Bridge"); and

 

WHEREAS, Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 200222 authorized the City Manager to enter into a Cost Apportionment Agreement with the State of Missouri for a new bridge which is currently under construction; and

 

WHEREAS, the Missouri General Assembly in the FY22 state capital improvements budget through HB 19 appropriated $300,000.00 for a feasibility study on conversion of the current Buck O'Neil vehicle bridge into a pedestrian and bikeway path; and

 

WHEREAS, the study will answer two specific questions, the first one being if repurposing the existing Bridge is allowable from a regulatory and navigation standpoint which requires coordination with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the United States Coast Guard, and the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe (BNSF) and Union Pacific (UP) railroads prior to the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) being able to transfer ownership of the existing bridge and the second question being what the separate line item costs of rehabilitation and maintenance for conversion will be; and

 

WHEREAS, MoDOT is currently building the new bridge to replace the existing “Buck” O’Neil Bridge and the existing bridge is currently scheduled to be demolished starting in 2023 as a part of the Buck O’Neil Bridge Design-Build project; and

 

WHEREAS, the $300,000.00 grant was awarded to Clay and Jackson Counties to jointly conduct the studies and in discussions with the Counties, all have agreed that the City will manage the study on behalf of the Counties; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the revenue in the following account of the Capital Improvements Fund is estimated in the following amount:

 

23-3090-800001-478440-82000358                                           Grant from State of Missouri                                           $300,000.00

 

 

 

Section 2. That $300,000.00 is appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Capital Improvement Fund to the following account in the Capital Improvement Fund:

 

23-3090-808054-B-82000358                                                               Buck O’Neil Bridge Study                                          $300,000.00

                                                                                                                                                                        

Section 3.  That the City Manager is authorized to execute a Three-Party Cooperative with Clay and Jackson Counties for the feasibility study of retaining the existing U.S. 169 “Buck” O'Neil Bridge over the Missouri River project.  A copy of the Cost Apportionment Agreement is on file in the office of the City Manager.

 

Section 4. That the Director of Water Services is hereby designated as requisitioning authority for Account No. 23-3090-808054.

 

Section 5. 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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I hereby certify that there is a balance, otherwise unencumbered, to the credit of the appropriation to which the foregoing expenditures is to be charged, and a cash balance, otherwise unencumbered, in the treasury, to the credit of the fund from which payment is to be made, each sufficient to meet the obligation hereby incurred.

 

 

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                                                                                                                              Tammy L. Queen

                                                                                                                              Director of Finance

 

                                                                                                                              Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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                                                                                                                              Dustin E. Johnson

Assistant City Attorney