Smyrna Georgia

INVOCATION Interim Pastor Bob Atkinson, St. Luke's United Church of Christ

THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

UNFINISHED BUSINESS



PUBLIC HEARING

A public hearing on an application for Wild Stallion Properties, LLC to expand their existing licensed premises to include an outdoor patio for their Tavern Intoxicating Liquor by the Drink License and Sunday Sales License for the Wild Stallion Saloon located at 925 E. US 24 Highway.  Full public hearing.  This application requires a two-thirds majority vote for approval due to residential property being located within three hundred (300) feet of the establishment.




APPEAL HEARING

new evidence only public hearing as part of an appeal of Heritage Commission decisions in HC Case #009-12. Remanded to Heritage Commission for review of structural information provided by applicant.





CONSENT AGENDA
Reports and Recommendations of the City Manager
1.

Approval is recommended to renew the City’s excess liability insurance program through Lockton Companies, with coverage provided by Starr Indemnity Insurance Company, effective January 1, 2013, with an annual premium of $195,738.



2.

Approval is recommended to enter into a price agreement with Insco Industries, Inc., (221-12) to provide insulation and abatement services for the Power & Light Department. This is a one-year agreement with two, one year renewal options. Expenditures will not exceed budgeted amounts.



3.

Approval is recommended to issue a purchase order, in the amount of $99,916.67, to Milsoft Utility Solutions for an outage management system for the Power & Light Department.



4.

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, 2013, with an estimated annual premium of $466,550.



5.

Approval is recommended for the sale of Renewable Energy Credits, in the amount of $35,271.60, to 3Degrees Group, Inc.



6.

Approval is requested on the application from Wild Stallion Properties, LLC to expand their existing licensed premises to include an outdoor patio for their Tavern Intoxicating Liquor by the Drink License and Sunday Sales License for the Wild Stallion Saloon located at 925 E. US 24 Highway.  This application requires a two-third majority vote for approval due to residential property being located within three hundred (300) feet of the establishment.  Did not receive the 5 votes in favor needed for a 2/3 majority.


Failed 4-3



Resolutions:

12-768 - A resolution reappointing James Merrill and Randy Woolsey to the Citizens with Disabilities Advisory Board for the City of Independence.



12-769 - A resolution affirming reappointments of Judy Grubb and Jennifer Kiely to the Storm Water Control Oversight Committee.




ORDINANCES

12-147 - 2R. An ordinance approving a Zoning Map Amendment changing the zoning classification for the property located at U.S. 40 Highway and River Blvd from Districts C-1 (Neighborhood Commercial) and C-2 (General Commercial) to Districts C-2 (General Commercial) and R-6 (Single-Family Residential). Case#12-100-05.



12-148 - 2R. An ordinance approving a Zoning Map Amendment changing the zoning classification for the property located generally at 11320 E. Truman Road from I-1 (Industrial) to 0-1 (Office-Residential). Case#12-100-08



12-149 - 2R. An ordinance approving a Preliminary Development Plan of Mt. Washington Senior Apartments, a Planned Unit Development project located at 570 S. Evanston Avenue. Case#12-810-01



12-150 - 2R. An ordinance amending sections in Article 1 of Chapter 2, “Alcoholic Beverages” of the Independence City Code providing for conformance with State Statutes.



12-151 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Genesis Environmental Solutions, Inc. to paint the interior and exterior of Contact Basin No. 7 and Splitter Basin No. 4 at the Courtney Bend Water Plant for the full sum of $173,859.00; authorizing future minor change orders in a total amount not to exceed $17,386.00; and/or time extensions.


Ord. #18033


12-152 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with PCI - Advanced Protective Coatings to paint the interior and exterior of Filter No. 6 at the Courtney Bend Water Plant for the full sum of $76,181.00; authorizing future minor change orders in a total amount not to exceed $7,618.00; and/or time extensions.

   
Ord. #18034


12-153 - 2R. An ordinance amending Ordinance No. 17866, by correcting and revising one legal description and eliminating three parcels for the Rock Creek Interceptor Improvements – Segment 3.



12-154 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing a Planning Sustainable Places Subgrant Agreement with the Mid-America Regional Council for the Englewood Arts District Circulation Plan; and making the necessary appropriations.



12-155 - 2R. An ordinance approving Redevelopment Project #2 for the Noland Road and 23rd Street Tax Increment Financing Plan, initiating Tax Increment Financing therein, and approving a Redevelopment Agreement with the developer of record for Redevelopment Project #2.



12-156 - 2R. An ordinance approving the I-70 and Little Blue Parkway Tax Increment Financing Plan, establishing a Redevelopment Area, designating the Redevelopment Area as a Blighted Area, designating the developers of record for Redevelopment Projects #1 and #3, approving the Redevelopment Projects and initiating Tax Increment Financing in Redevelopment Projects #1 and #3.  Amended before passage to remove the approval and activation of Redevelopment Project #1 and the designation of a developer of record for Project #1 from the ordinance.




Ord. #18039


12-158 -2R. An ordinance authorizing a Planning Sustainable Places Subgrant Agreement with the Mid-America Regional Council for the Truman Road Green Gateway Sustainable Places Plan; and making the necessary appropriations.



12-159 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing execution of a First Amendment to the Intergovernmental Cooperative Agreement with Jackson County, Missouri, for the construction and operation of an animal shelter to serve the City of Independence and Jackson County.




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12-160 - 1R. An ordinance finding, determining and declaring the necessity of acquiring General Utility Easements and Temporary Construction and Grading Easements for the Mill Creek Interceptor Improvements – Segment 9; authorizing the negotiation and eminent domain proceedings if necessary; approving the plans and specifications for the project; authorizing the use of experts as needed; authorizing and directing the execution of documents and the payment of funds to property owners or others holding property rights, in conjunction with the project.



12-161 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Olsson Associates for Surveying and Engineering Design Services pertaining to the 2012 Neighborhood Sanitary Sewer Improvements Project for an amount not to exceed $99,990.00; and authorizing minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $9,999.00 and/or time extensions.



12-162 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing execution of Amendment #2 to the Contract with Builders Development Corporation, for redevelopment of vacant foreclosed residential properties for single-family home ownership, lease-purchase, and rental, utilizing Neighborhood Stabilization Program funds



12-163 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Sega Inc., for a Relay Coordination Study, in an amount not to exceed $124,000.00; authorizing minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $12,400.00 and/or time extensions.



12-164 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Custom Lighting Services, LLC, DBA Black & McDonald, for the Substation C & K Capacitor Bank Construction, in an amount not to exceed $403,560.30; and authorizing minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $40,356.03 and/or time extensions; and making the necessary appropriations.



12-526 - An emergency ordinance providing for payment of the awards of the condemnation commissioners in the total amount of $90,000.00, in the condemnation matter of City of Independence vs. Mount Washington Forever, L.L.C., et al., Case No. 1216-CV26536, and providing for payment of the condemnation commissioners’ compensation in the total sum of $11,250.00 and court costs not to exceed $2,000.00.


Ord. #18041


INFORMATION ONLY:
1.

Purchase Order 136821, in the amount of $138,123.00, was issued to Altec under a cooperative agreement with the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) for a new aerial device for the Power & Light Department.



2.

Purchase Order 136820, in the amount of $109,668.00, was issued to Murphy Tractor under a cooperative agreement with the MODOT for a new John Deere wheel loader for the Power & Light Department.



3.

Municipal Court Monthly Case Summary Report for November, 2012.




CITIZEN REQUESTS
1.

Michael O'Brien requests to speak to Council about the proposed Amendment to the Agreement with Jackson County regarding the Animal Shelter.



2.

Jack Cardwell requests to speak to Council about the new Animal Shelter.



3.

Tim Watkins requests to speak to Council about the new Animal Shelter.



4.

Glenda Bailey requests to speak to Council about the new Animal Shelter.



5.

Carol Coe requests to speak to Council about the new Animal Shelter.



6.

Jill Heisterkamp requests to speak to Council about the Amendment to the new Animal Shelter Agreement.



7.

Roger Swick requests to speak to Council about being against the proposed amendment to the Animal Shelter Agreement.



8.

Tracy Hudson requests to speak to Council about the new Animal Shelter.



9.

Bradley Recknor requests to speak to Council about the new Animal Shelter.



10.

Linda Pringle requests to speak to Council about volunteers supporting the Animal Shelter.



11.

Jason White requests to speak to Council about the Animal Shelter.



12.

Ralph Ruckman requests to speak to Council about the Animal Shelter.



13.

Howard Braby requests to speak to Council about the Regional Animal Shelter.




COUNCILMEMBER COMMENTS

ADJOURNMENT

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