In 2017 the Chief of Police evaluated the existing patrol fleet and increases in maintenance related expenses. During the 2018 Budget preparation a vehicle standardization and rotation plan was discussed and implemented as part of the overall department budget. This plan’s intent is to reduce fleet related expenses and ensure the professional representation of the Bonner Springs Police Department.
As part of the 2018 Budget, the Police Department was able to purchase and replace three patrol units and one administrative/investigation vehicle.
Due to recent changes in deliverability and purchasing requirements by vendors; staff is requesting authorization to proceed with ordering and purchasing three more police vehicles in the 2018 Budget year.
The City Council approved the expenditures of the Santa Fe / Scheidt Waterline Upgrade Project on July 1, 2018. The existing waterline consisting of four-inch (4”) and six-inch (6”) pipe is insufficient to provide needed flow and pressure to the Loring Industrial Area located at Front Street and Loring Lane. The proposed project will construct a new twelve-inch (12”) waterline from Kump Avenue (K-32) to Front Street. The Water Division of the Public Works Department recently conducted flow testing for a future development and confirmed that the needed fire protection flow and pressure in this area is inadequate.
WCI was selected to perform this engineering design work based on their familiarity with the City and to expedite the project to meet development needs. The scope of work includes survey, construction plan design, submittal and approval process by Kansas Department of Health and Environment and construction administrative services were are based on project needs.