Smyrna Georgia

INVOCATION Dr. Howard McFarland, Chaplain at Centerpoint Hospital.

THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Approval of minutes for the Regular meetings on January 22, 2013, February 4, 2013 and February 19, 2013.



UNFINISHED BUSINESS

PRESENTATION

Employee of the Month Peggy Pair for March, 2013. [Bill No. 13-711]




PROCLAMATION

A proclamation for Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month in Independence, March 2013.



PROCLAMATION

A proclamation for Myeloma Awareness Month in Independence, March 2013.



PROCLAMATION

A proclamation for Purchasing Month in Independence, March 2013.




PUBLIC HEARING

A public hearing on an application for 1415 Lexington, LLC for an Unlimited Intoxicating Liquor in Original Package License and Sunday Sales License for the Corner Grocery Store located at 1415 W. Lexington Avenue.  Full public hearing.  This liquor license application requires a two-thirds majority vote for approval due to residential property being located within three hundred (300) feet of the existing premises.



PUBLIC HEARING

A public hearing on an application by L C Lester Construction to rezone property at 17007 E. U.S. 40 Highway from District R-6 (Single-Family Residential) to C-2 (General Commercial).  New Information Only.  Case #13-100-02.  [Bill No. 13-025]



PUBLIC HEARING

A public hearing on an application by Matt Brook, representing Quik Trip, to rezone the property at the northeast corner of Little Blue Parkway and E. Jackson Drive from District R-A (Residential Agricultural) to BP/PUD (Business Park/Planned Unit Development) and an application for a Preliminary Development Plan of Quik Trip #152 for the property at the northeast corner of Little Blue Parkway and E. Jackson Drive.  Case #13-125-01 and 13-810-01.  New Information Only.  (Hearing was continued from the City Council meeting on February 4, 2013.)



PUBLIC HEARING

A public hearing on an application by Tri-City Baptist Church to rezone property at 21200 E. Valley View Road from District I-1 (Industrial) to R-6 (Single-Family Residential).  Case #13-100-04.  (Hearing opened and continued by Council to the City Council meeting on Monday, March 18, 2013.)






CONSENT AGENDA
Reports and Recommendations of the City Manager
1.

Approval is requested on the application from 1415 Lexington, LLC for an Unlimited Intoxicating Liquor in Original Package License and Sunday Sales License for the Corner Grocery Store located at 1415 W. Lexington Avenue. This application requires a two-third majority vote for approval due to residential property being located within three hundred (300) feet of the establishment.


Failed


2.

Approval is requested to authorize the Director of Finance and Administration to sign and submit to Commerce Bank a Corporate Authorization form to allow for the application to obtain commercial bank cards.



3.

Approval is recommended to issue a purchase order, in the amount of $3,321,433.00, to Genlyte Thomas Group, LLC, a subsidiary of Philips North America ("Philips"), for LED streetlights for the Power & Light Department (“IPL”).




Resolutions:

13-711 - A resolution recognizing Peggy Pair, Human Resources Assistant, in the Human Resources Department, as the Employee of the Month for March, 2013.



13-712 - A resolution appointing the City Manager of the City of Independence, Missouri, as the owner’s representative to the Eastland Center Owners Association.


Res. #5803


13-713 - A resolution adopting a Title VI plan as part of the City’s application for “Grantee” status with the United States Department of Transportation. 


Res. #5804



ORDINANCES

13-019 - 2R. - An ordinance authorizing an STP-Urban Program Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission for the 24 Highway Sidewalks, Brookside to Overton, project.



13-020 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Public Water Supply District No. 17 of Jackson County, Missouri for the City of Independence, Missouri to supply water to Public Water Supply District No. 17 of Jackson County, Missouri.



13-021 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing execution of a contract with Midwest Recycling Center (MRC) for professional services for the operation of the recycling centers located at 865 Vista Drive and 13600 E. 35th Street located in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri.



13-022 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing execution of a contract with Sega Inc., in an amount not to exceed $473,500.00, for Substation Design and Construction Management Services; and authorizing future minor change orders in the amount of $47,350.00 and/or time extensions; and making necessary appropriations.



13-023 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing Loan Funding Agreements with Sherman Associates, Inc., for Redevelopment of the Mt. Washington School for affordable senior citizen apartments, utilizing Neighborhood Stabilization Program 3 and HOME Investment Partnership Act funds, in a combined total amount not to exceed $1,400,000.00.




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 13-025 - 1R. An ordinance approving a Zoning Map Amendment changing the zoning classification for the property located at 17007 E. US 40 Highway from District R-6 (Single-Family Residential) to C-1 (Neighborhood Commercial). Case#13-100-02



13-026 - 1R. An ordinance approving a Zoning Map Amendment as to a tract of ground located generally at E. Jackson Drive and Little Blue Parkway, in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri and changing the zoning classification thereof from R-A (Residential Agricultural) to B-P/PUD (Business Park/Planned Unit Development) and approving a Preliminary Development Plan for a Quik-Trip. Cases #13-125-01 and 13-810-01.



13-027 - 1R. An ordinance terminating the designation of the Cornerstone Redevelopment Area as a Redevelopment Area, terminating the Redevelopment Agreement and dissolving the Special Allocation Fund of the Cornerstone Redevelopment Area and doing all things necessary to close out the Cornerstone Redevelopment Project.


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13-028 - 1R. An ordinance finding, determining and declaring the necessity of acquiring General Utility Easements and Temporary Construction and Grading Easements for the Sugar Creek Interceptor Improvements – Segment 10A; 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.




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13-030 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing renewal of an agreement between the City and Friends of the Truman Depot, for a term of one year, and allowing for four additional one-year renewals.


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13-032 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Universal Construction for the renovation of the Historic Truman Courthouse for purposes of housing a Visitors Center and the Tourism Department, in an amount not to exceed $238,057.00; and authorizing minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $35,000.00 and/or time extensions; and making the necessary appropriations. (Made an emergency ordinance by the Council and approved at the meeting.)



INFORMATION ONLY:
1.

The Council is expected to convene in an Executive Session at 5:15 pm, Monday, March 4, 2013, prior to the Council Meeting, in Conference Room A, on matters of Litigation, as permitted by Section 610.021(1), RSMo.



2.

Purchase order 137189, in the amount of $130,927.00, was issued to Altec Industries under a cooperative agreement with the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) for a new Digger Derrick for the Power & Light Department.




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