Smyrna Georgia

INVOCATION Reverend Sarah Schofield Wimberley, Northern Boulevard United Methodist Church.

THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Approval of minutes for the Regular meetings on June 4, 2012 and June 18, 2012.



UNFINISHED BUSINESS

PRESENTATION

Employee of the Month Peggy Sowders for July, 2012. [Bill No. 12-732]








CONSENT AGENDA
Reports and Recommendations of the City Manager
1.

Approval is requested on the application of Wayne and Roxann Allen for a Tavern Intoxicating Liquor by Drink License for Allen’s Banquet Hall located at 11330 E. Truman Road. This liquor license application requires a two-thirds (five) majority vote for approval due to residential property being located within three hundred (300) feet of the existing premises.


Approved


2.

Approval is recommended to issue a purchase order to Itron, in the amount of $69,850.00, for new hand-held computers for the Power & Light Department.



3.

Approval is recommended to enter into a price agreement (262-12) with Staat Tuckpointing and MS Restoration for masonry work for the Public Works Department for the period of July 3, 2012, through June 30, 2013, with two, one-year optional renewal periods. Expenditures will not exceed budgeted amounts.




Resolutions:

12-732 - A resolution recognizing Peggy Sowders, Senior Adult Program Specialist, in the Parks and Recreation Department, as the Employee of the Month for July, 2012.



12-733 - A resolution amending the employer and member distribution of premium rates for the Stay Well Health Care plans and dental insurance plans offered to City employees, retirees, and COBRA qualified participants for the 2013 plan year with an effective date of January 1, 2013.




ORDINANCES

12-057 - 2R. An ordinance terminating the designation of the Hy-Vee Redevelopment Area as a Redevelopment Area and dissolving the Special Allocation Fund of the Hy-Vee Redevelopment Area and doing all things necessary to close out the Hy-Vee Redevelopment Project.



12-058 - 2R. An ordinance moving certain fees for Parks and Recreation programs and services to the City’s Schedule of Fees and repealing Ordinance No. 12785 and Ordinance No. 16432.



12-059 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Holthouse Construction for the 24 Highway and 291 Highway sewer project for an amount not to exceed $1,627,826.50, and authorizing future minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $162,000.00 and/or time extensions.



12-060 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority providing for payment in the amount of $123,742 for the purpose of continuing inter-city bus service in and to the City of Independence for the period of July 2, 2012, through June 29, 2013.



12-061 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing an amendment to the cooperative agreement with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) regarding the operation and maintenance of the Independence Transit Center.



12-062 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority to provide transportation services for the purposes of access to employment; and making the necessary appropriations.




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12-063 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with the firm of Superior Bowen Asphalt for the 2012 Street Improvements Program for an amount not to exceed $3,427,447.99, and authorizing administrative approval of change orders not to exceed $342,700.00 and/or time extensions.



12-064 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Eaton Corporation, for the Blue Valley Unit 3 480 volt LCUS breaker retro-fill, in an amount not to exceed $299,783.00; and authorizing minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $29,978.30 and/or time extensions.



12-065 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Gunter Construction for the Delaware Streetscape project, for an amount not to exceed $577,796.00, authorizing minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $57,700.00 and/or time extensions, and making the necessary appropriations.



12-066 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing execution of a certain agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission for signage installed and maintained by applicant.



12-067 - 1R. An ordinance amending City of Independence Water Department Rates Schedules A, B, C, D, E, F, J, K, and L, to establish a new set of water rates; repealing Ordinance No. 17119, and any other ordinance or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith.



12-068 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing execution of an amendment to an agreement with Builders Development Corporation allowing for the conveyance of certain real estate owned by the City to the developer, and authorizing the execution of real estate documents.



INFORMATION ONLY:
1.

Emergency Purchase Order 135507, in the amount of $85,000.00, was issued to Superior Bowen Asphalt Co LLC, for emergency street repairs on 23rd Street on June 17, 2012.


Reported


2.

The City Clerk has received notification that the City Manager has accepted a grant from the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission in the amount of $12,000.00, for the Police Department, for the period of 2012-2016.  These funds will be used to reimburse overtime worked while enforcing traffic laws in construction zones on highways in Independence upon requests made from MoDot.




CITIZEN REQUESTS
1.

Peggy McGuire requests to speak to Council about Rockwood Golf Club.



2.

Patrick Cierpiot requests to speak to Council about the City's statement concerning Rockwood golf course.



3.

Curtis Manley requests to speak to Council about the Rockwood golf course area.




COUNCILMEMBER COMMENTS

ADJOURNMENT

"Is It Good For The Children?"
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