for trail project
Platte County Commissioners have approved a program agreement
between Platte County and the Missouri Highways Transportation
Commission for the 64th Street Trail Project.
The county will be awarded $500,000 from the Missouri
Department of Transportation toward the funding of the
$887,000 project. The trail project will involve an 1.8
mile long trail stretch from N. Cosby to Hwy. 9. Platte
County will contribute $253,000 toward the project, while
the City of Kansas City and the City of Parkville will
each contribute $67,000.
The commissioners also approved an agreement for professional
services with Akin, Gordon, Cowger for the 64th Street
Trail Project. The agreement will allow the county to
acquire their services regarding construction of the project
throughout the completion of the trail.
Commissioners also approved a contract with Burns and
McDonnell for the Brush Creek Stormwater Study. The contract
states an estimated cost of the study to be $295,000.
A rezoning request for a three lot minor subdivision
from AG (agricultural) to RE (single-family residential)
was approved for Apex Management Systems, Inc. The rezoning
approval will make two of the lots eligible for a permit
for single family housing dwelling, while the other lot
contains existing housing.
An agreement was also approved by the commission between
the county and Sullivan Publications, Inc. for the codification
Commissioners also announced the proclamation of March
2002 as "Don't Choose Crime" Month in support
of the Platte County Juvenile Court Services. The purpose
of this program is to involve area youth and communities
in activities that transmit a single and consistent message
on how to make good choices and the consequences of poor
Six bids were received for dump trucks with snow plows
and sand spreaders. The lowest bid came from Bennett Paul
Chevrolet of Kearney for $131,926 for two units.
A request for bids was also made for an inmate cargo
van and a one-ton cargo van by the Platte County Sheriff's
Department. Both bids are due by 1:30 p.m., March 7.