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INVOCATION Rev. Brian Morse, Truman Medical Center - Lakewood

THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

PRESENTATION

Independence Animal Shelter receives Midwest Region first place honor in 2011 ASPCA $100K Challenge








CONSENT AGENDA
Reports and Recommendations of the City Manager
1.

Approval is recommended to issue a purchase order, in the amount of $50,475.00, to the Layne Christensen Company for the chemical treatment of two water supply wells for the Power & Light Department.



2.

Approval is recommended to renew the City’s excess liability insurance program through Lockton Companies, with coverage provided by OneBeacon Insurance Company, effective January 1, 2012, with an annual premium of $156,620.



3.

Approval is recommended to renew the City’s general liability, employment practice liability, medical malpractice liability, employee benefits liability, public official liability, law enforcement liability, garage keepers liability and automobile liability insurance coverage with Missouri Public Entity Risk Management Fund effective January 1, 2012, with an estimated annual premium of $426,084.


Approved



Resolutions:

11-763 - A resolution reappointing Mike Evans and appointing Randy L. Woolsey to the Citizens With Disabilities Advisory Board for the City of Independence.



11-764 - A resolution affirming councilmember reappointment of Eric Ashbaugh to the Independence Park Commission for the City of Independence, Missouri.



11-765 - A resolution acknowledging the request of Sherman Associates, Inc. for Neighborhood Stabilization Program 3 and Home Investment Partnership Act funding for the redevelopment of Mt. Washington School as affordable senior citizen apartments and pledging the City’s conditional support.



11-766 - A resolution reappointing Les Boatright and Lori Harp as members of the Planning Commission of the City of Independence, Missouri.




ORDINANCES

11-103 - 2R. An ordinance amending the Stay Well Open Access Health Care Plan document by including the summary of benefits for the Stay Well Open Access Plan 2, and changing certain coverages, effective January 1, 2012.



11-105 - 2R. An ordinance approving a Zoning Map Amendment as to a tract of ground located at 9515 E. 32nd Street S., in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri and changing the zoning classification thereof from R-6 (Single-Family Residential) to R-18-PUD (Moderate-Density Residential Planned Unit Development) and approving a Special Use Permit for a nursing home. Case #11-125-01 and 11-200-02.



11-106 - 2R. An ordinance amending various sections of Chapter 14, Unified Development Ordinance, of the Independence City Code. Case # 11-175-04



11-107 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing Change Order No. 1 to an agreement with Eastland Senior Apartments, Inc., to amend certain terms and conditions contained in the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) obligations agreement; and authorizing Change Order No. 1 to the Promissory Note to amend certain terms and conditions contained in the TIF Obligations Agreement.



11-110 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing a “Contract for License of Independence Square Public Area for Santa-Cali-Gon Fair” with the Independence Chamber of Commerce, in connection with the Santa-Cali-Gon Fair from August 30 through September 3, 2012.



11-111 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with V.F. Anderson Builders for the Sheley, west of Crysler storm water project for an amount not to exceed $294,551 and authorizing future minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $29,400 and/or time extensions.



11-112 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Musselman & Hall, in an amount not to exceed $490,065.00, for trench wall repair and flat work for the Power & Light Department; with provisions for future minor change orders in the amount of $49,006.50 and/or time extensions.



11-113 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing execution of the necessary agreements with Dogwood Energy, LLC, for the purchase of a 12.3 percent ownership interest in the Dogwood Energy Facility; payable only from the revenues of the Power and Light operations and not from any tax revenues or general revenues; and making the necessary appropriations.



11-114 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing a memorandum of understanding with the Independence School District for use of radios that will communicate with the City of Independence, Missouri, radio system.




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11-115 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with the firm of Triple C Underground LLC, in the amount of $51,955.80, for the installation of pipe on US 40 Highway east of Lee’s Summit Road (from the north side to the south side of US 40 Highway right-of-way); and authorizing future minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $5,195.00 and/or time extensions.


1st R.


11-116 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing an agreement to accept equipment from Mid-America Regional Council under the 2007 Public Safety Interoperability Communications grant for use by the Police Department.


1st R.


11-117 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Public Water Supply District No. 15 of Jackson County, Missouri, for the supply of water to the District by the City of Independence, Missouri.



11-118 - 1R. An ordinance continuing the Energy Star based incentive payment program for new home builders, to be made effective January 1, 2012, and establishing rules for the payment of incentive amounts for qualifying Energy Star rated homes built within Independence city limits and served by the Independence Power & Light Department.



11-119 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing execution of a Special Warranty Deed conveying a portion of future Jackson Drive, east of Little Blue Parkway, in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, to the previous property owner and retaining a General Utility Easement.



11-120 - 1R. An ordinance vacating the Right-of-Way of a 16-foot alley between Lots 8 and 47 and Lots 5 and 50 of Martha’s Vineyard, a subdivision in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri.



11-121 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing execution of Sterling Village Release of Obligations and Development Rights and Mutual Termination of Redevelopment Agreement, and prescribing matters related thereto.


1st R.


11-122 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with the firm of R. L. Phillips Construction, Inc., for the George Owens and McCoy Park Safe Rooms Project, in an amount not to exceed $1,451,120.00; authorizing minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $145,112.00 and/or time extensions; and making the necessary appropriations.


1st R.


11-526 - An emergency ordinance approving a final plat of Villas at Country Meadows South PUD, 24th Plat, located generally south of Downey Avenue and east of Duffey Avenue in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri.


Ord. #17850


INFORMATION ONLY:
1.

The Council is expected to convene in an Executive Session Monday, December 19, 2011, immediately following the Council Meeting, in Conference Room D, on matters of Litigation and Personnel.



2.

The City Clerk has received notification that the City Manager has accepted a grant for the Health Department, from the ASPCA, in the amount of $28,000.00. The award of funds is for the Animal Shelter efforts during the ASPCA's 2011 $100K Challenge.  The grant award comprises $20,000 - Midwest Region First Place Shelter; $5,000 - Shelter Fast Start Award; $1,000 - We Did It Award (for completion of the competition); and $2,000 for a event honoring the Animal Shelter staff and volunteers who worked tirelessly to make this happen.



3.

The City Clerk has received notification that the City Manager has accepted a grant for the Police Department, from the Missouri Department of Public Safety, in the amount of $6,473.65. The funds will be used to reimburse police officers for overtime worked in conducting compliance checks at local businesses with liquor licenses, and verifying they are not selling alcohol to minors.  The grant covers the period January 1, 2012  - December 31, 2012.



4.

Emergency Purchase Order 134642 was issued to Radmacher Brothers Excavating Company (Radmacher) in the amount of $254,621.00 for correcting bedding failures on two sanitary sewer interceptor crossings for the Water Pollution Control Department.


Reported



CITIZEN REQUESTS
1.

Bill Wagner requests to speak to Council about saving lives - loss of farmland.




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