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File #: BILL NO. 22-191    Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/4/2022 In control: City Council - Regular Session
On agenda: 9/13/2022 Final action: 9/20/2022
Title: An Ordinance authorizing the execution of a Public Highway Overpass Agreement, Northwest Colbern Road - DOT 441960S, pursuant to the Colbern Road Improvements Project by and between the Union Pacific Railroad Company and the City of Lee's Summit, Missouri, and authorizing the City Manager to execute the same. (Note: First read by Council on September 13, 2022. Passed by unanimous vote.)
Sponsors: Public Works Admin & Engineering
Attachments: 1. Ordinance, 2. Exhibit A: Agreement
Related files: BILL NO. 21-118, BILL NO. 21-102
Title
An Ordinance authorizing the execution of a Public Highway Overpass Agreement, Northwest Colbern Road - DOT 441960S, pursuant to the Colbern Road Improvements Project by and between the Union Pacific Railroad Company and the City of Lee's Summit, Missouri, and authorizing the City Manager to execute the same.
(Note: First read by Council on September 13, 2022. Passed by unanimous vote.)

Body
Issue/Request:
An Ordinance authorizing the execution of a Public Highway Overpass Agreement, Northwest Colbern Road - DOT 441960S, pursuant to the Colbern Road Improvements Project by and between the Union Pacific Railroad Company and the City of Lee's Summit, MO, and authorizing the City Manager to execute the same.


Key Issues:
· The Colbern Road Improvement Project was included in the City’s FY2019 (and FY2023) Capital Improvement Plan adopted by Council.
· The Colbern Road Improvement Project includes the reconstruction of a new bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad.
· The Public Highway Overpass Agreement grants the City the right to construct, maintain and repair the bridge over UPRR’s right-of-way.
· The new bridge will span UPRR’s property, with all bridge foundation requirements located within the City’s right-of-way.

Proposed City Council Motion:
I move for adoption of an Ordinance authorizing the execution of a Public Highway Overpass Agreement, Northwest Colbern Road - DOT 441960S, pursuant to the Colbern Road Improvements Project by and between the Union Pacific Railroad Company and the City of Lee's Summit, MO, and authorizing the City Manager to execute the same.


Background:
Improvements to Colbern Road were approved by voters as part of the 2017 Capital Improvement Plan Sales Tax Renewal. The project will enhance safety, expand capacity, promote economic development in the area, and accommodate non-motorized transportation. The City’s Comprehensive Plan and associated Thoroughfare Master Plan (TFMP) include and support the project. The ...

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