for stormwater study
by Kim Fickett
After receiving proposals from seven contractors regarding
the Brush Creek Stormwater Study and interviews with prospective
contractors, it was recommended to the Platte County Commission
that negotiations be initiated with Burns and McDonnell
of Kansas City.
Commissioners also heard from the sheriff's department
regarding a NCAP (Narcotics Control Assistance Program)
Grant. The sheriff's department reported that the $93,758
grant was finally received upon waiting for a dispute
between Public Safety and the Bureau of Justice Assistance
to be resolved. The grant total is $125,010, with Platte
County's portion being $31,252. The grant has been renewed
for 12 months.
Aaron Schmidt, director of Planning and Zoning, presented
several rezoning requests to the commissioners for approval.
Robert and Ann Reed requested rezoning 47 acres from
AG (agriculture) to RE (rural estates) to perform a three
lot minor subdivision. The subdivision is located on the
east side of B Highway, approximately 1/8 of a mile north
of KK Highway.
Dale Poos rezoned 22 acres of a 75 acre tract from CH
(highway commercial) to RE (rural estates) in order to
perform a one lot minor subdivision. The subdivision is
located on the north side of Highway 92, approximately
1/2 mile west of Ode Road. Both rezoning requests were
Schmidt also asked the commissioners for a change in zoning
orders. Currently, individuals can receive six one month
temporary certificates of occupancy permits. The change
would allow for one six month temporary certificate of
occupancy permits. The commission approved the change
in zoning orders.
Proposed bids were also presented to the commission regarding
improvements to streets. A $63,141 bond was approved to
ensure street improvements in the Thousand Oaks 8th Plat.
A $157,104 bond was approved for street improvements to
Thousand Oaks 6th Plat. A $366,175 bond was approved to
ensure street improvements to The Masters subdivision.
Public works announced the bid award for the pneumatic
compactor to Victor L. Phillips for $33,803 and the bid
award for the vibratory soil compactor to Victor L. Phillips