Friday, September 08, 2017
TKC BREAKING AND EXCLUSIVE NEWS!!! FRIDAY FAIR PLAY: BURNS & MAC INSIDER REVEALS HOW NEW AIRPORT SELECTION COMMITTEE BOTCHED PRESSER AND OPENED KANSAS CITY TO CHALLENGE!!!
Like it or not, we've got FIRST WORD that doesn't just explain that Burns & Mac is going to fight this decision.
Out blog community does better . . .
HERE'S THE STRATEGY THAT BURNS & MAC WILL USE TO PUSH BACK AGAINST A BUSTED PROCESS!!!
Already underway, the argument starts HERE.
BURNS & MAC INSIDER: KCI
Selection committee killed the project. Won't pass legal challenge.
Edgemoor isn't authorized to do business in MO. Search for "edgemoor" here: https://bsd.sos.mo.gov/BusinessEntity/BESearch.aspx?SearchType=O. RFP/Q paragraph 7(t), added by addendum 2 paragraph 24, says to qualify a proposed must be in compliance with all applicable laws prerequisite to doing business in MO. Committee didn't even do this basic diligence on edgemoor. Crazy.
They botched the selection itself too. Rfpq and city code said committee would rank proposers by qualification. Yesterday committee said they didn't rank or even vote on them. The rfpq and code say committee is supposed to give council a ranking to use in making a choice, not a single selection. Committee is trying to decide the issue itself and control what the full council will do.
Whole thing is illegitimate anyway. The airport ballot ordinance code 6-50(a)(1) says that "the city" is "prohibited from" any "preparation for demolition, replacement, or construction" of the terminal before the ballot is presented to the public. The selection committee's entire process has been such preparation (choosing financing and builders). It's all invalid. After the election, someone could sue and make the city start all over.