Smyrna Georgia

INVOCATION Nancy Beaty, Director of Adult Faith Formation, St. Mark's Catholic Church

THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Approval of minutes for the Regular meetings on February 6 and February 21, 2012.



UNFINISHED BUSINESS

PRESENTATION

Employee of the Month Dennis Gray for March 2012. [Bill No. 12-707]




PROCLAMATION

A proclamation for Purchasing Month in Independence during the month of March, 2012.







CONSENT AGENDA
Reports and Recommendations of the City Manager
1.

Approval is recommended to enter into a price agreement (145-12) with KC Bobcat for Bobcat parts and service for various departments, for the period March 6, 2012, through February 28, 2013. Expenditures will not exceed budgeted amounts.


Approved


2.

Approval is recommended to enter into a price agreement with McGladrey & Pullen, LLP to perform independent auditing services for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2012 through 2016 with the option to extend for 2017 and 2018.


Approved


3.

Approval is recommended to issue a purchase order, in the amount of $99,404.15, to Graybar Electric for 69kV capacitor banks and accessories for the Power & Light Department.


Approved


4.

Approval is recommended to issue a purchase order, in the amount of $78,232.00, to Open Systems International, Inc., for a SCADA/EMS computer system upgrade for the Power & Light Department.


Approved


5.

Action is requested on the application of Wagner Trash & Recycling Service for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity as a refuse collector.



6.

Approval is recommended to enter into price agreements (212-12) with Mill Goal Enterprises and Resource Service Solutions for mowing services for the Water Department. This is a one-year agreement with two, one-year renewal options. Expenditures will not exceed budgeted amounts.


Approved


7.

Approval is recommended to enter into a price agreement (321-12) with Green Thumb Lawn Service, for lawn care services for the Water Pollution Control Department for the period April 1, 2012, through March 31, 2013, with two, one-year renewal options. Expenditures will not exceed budgeted amounts.


Approved



Resolutions:

12-707 - A resolution recognizing Dennis Gray, Facilities Maintenance Supervisor, in the Power and Light Department, as the Employee of the Month for March, 2012.



12-708 - A resolution appointing Sam Rushay, Jean Kimball, Amy Williams, Teresa Freeland and Mike Young as members of the Tourism Advisory Board of the City of Independence, Missouri.




ORDINANCES

12-015 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing a revised Mutual Aid Agreement with the Department of the Army for fire suppression and emergency medical services in the area of the Lake City Ammunition Plant in Independence, Missouri.



12-016 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with MyARTS, to conduct a Targeted Neighborhood Investment Program Public Facility Improvement, utilizing Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds made available through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; and authorizing certain change orders.



12-017 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Layne Christensen Company to overhaul and chemically rehabilitate Well No. 13, 45, 48 and 49 at the Courtney Bend Water Plant for the full sum of $217,164.00; and for time extensions as deemed appropriate.



12-018 - 2R. An ordinance amending Ordinance No. 17857 by revising the amount of the authorized reimbursement to the developer from the Sterling Village Tax Increment Financing Special Allocation Fund.



12-019 - 2R. An ordinance finding, determining and declaring the necessity of acquiring General Utility Easements and Temporary Construction and Grading Easements for the 35th Street Improvements (Crysler Avenue to Noland Road), Project No. 70110804; 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.



12-020 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing Change Order No. 1 (final) to the contract for the Neighborhood Storm Sewer project with Breit Construction L.L.C. for an increase of $54,214.65.




********* FIRST READINGS **********

12-021 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing Change Order No. 1 to the contract for the 35th and Northern storm sewer project with V.F. Anderson Builders for an increase of $51,176.00.


1st R.


12-022 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing an intergovernmental agreement with the Thirty-ninth Street Transportation Development District to formalize the relationship between the City and the District.



12-023 - 1R. An ordinance finding, determining and declaring the necessity of acquiring temporary construction and grading easements for the Fairmount Multi-use Trail (Arlington Avenue / Morrell Avenue to Davis Park), Project No. 70110807; authorizing the negotiation and eminent domain proceedings if necessary; approving the plans and specifications for the project; authorizing the use of experts as needed; and 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.


1st R.


12-024 - 1R. An ordinance finding, determining and declaring the necessity of acquiring general utility easements and temporary construction and grading easements for the Lakeview Farm (31st and Linwood) Storm Drainage Improvements, Project No. 70130902; 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.



12-503 - An ordinance increasing appropriations in the amount of $464,672.07 in the Falls at Crackerneck Creek Tax Increment Financing Special Allocation Fund, which includes a transfer from the License Surcharge Fund in the amount of $421,620.00, in the settlement of the license surcharge for the Bass Pro Shops, Inc., and making other budget adjustments as necessary for the City of Independence, Missouri, for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2011, through June 30, 2012. - Appropriation ordinances may receive two readings and be voted on at the same meeting.



12-504 - An emergency ordinance authorizing payment of the Condemnation Commissioners’ Award in a Condemnation Suit, Case No. 1116-CV30418, for the acquisition of property interests for the US 24 Highway & MO-291 Highway Sanitary Sewer Improvements, Project No. 70300707; and further authorizing payment of the Commissioners’ Compensation as fixed by the court in said suit and court costs.


Ord. #17883


INFORMATION ONLY:
1.

The Council is expected to convene in an Executive Session at 5:15 pm, Monday, March 5, 2012, prior to the Council Meeting, in Conference Room A, on matters of Personnel, as permitted by Section 610.021(3), RSMo.



2.

Change Order 51752 for $26,000.00 was issued to Strategic Advisory Group for additional brand imaging services for the Tourism Department.


Reported


3.

Purchase Order 134976, in the amount of $148,755.00, was issued to Garland DBS, Inc., under a sanctioned cooperative agreement with US Communities, for roof repairs for the Power & Light Department.


Reported



CITIZEN REQUESTS
1.

Bill Wagner requests to speak to Council about obtaining a business license for Wagner Trash Service.



2.

Jason White requests to speak to Council about the Bass Pro development.



3.

Tim Watkins requests to speak to Council about Public Safety and the need for more police officers.




COUNCILMEMBER COMMENTS

ADJOURNMENT

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