Smyrna Georgia

INVOCATION Chaplain Tim Allison, Hospice Care of the Midwest

THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Approval of minutes for the Regular meetings on September 3, 2013 and September 23, 2013 and the Adjourned meeting on September 9, 2013.



UNFINISHED BUSINESS

PRESENTATION

Employee of the Month Jeff Barnett for October, 2013. [Bill No. 13-763]




PROCLAMATION

A proclamation for Fire Prevention Week in Independence, October 6-12, 2013.







CONSENT AGENDA
Reports and Recommendations of the City Manager
1.

Item No. 1 - Approval is recommended to issue a purchase order, in the amount of $81,320.78, to Black & McDonald for the Blue Valley Arc Flash Mitigation Installation Project for the Power & Light Department.




Resolutions:

13-763 - A resolution recognizing Jeff Barnett, Transmission & Distribution Superintendent, in the Power and Light Department, as the Employee of the Month for October, 2013.




ORDINANCES

13-109 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing renewal with The Hartford for Life and Long-Term Disability insurance for the period of January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014, with four, one-year renewal options.



13-110 - 2R. An ordinance extending the moratorium on the New Construction License Surcharge provided for in Chapter 5, Article 18 of the City Code for the period of November 1, 2013 through October 31, 2014.



13-111 - 2R. An ordinance vacating a portion of easement abutting the property at 4005 S. Little Blue Parkway in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri.



13-112 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing an agreement with American Healthways Services to provide the Silver Sneakers Program at the Palmer Center.



13-113 - 2R. An ordinance amending the Stay Well Open Access Health Care Plans 1 and 2 document related to out-of-pocket maximums; copays and coinsurance; implementing CIGNA Prescription Plan Management features; eliminating the waiting period for pre-existing conditions; enhancing coverage; and implementing a true out-of-pocket limitation to be effective January 1, 2014. 



13-114 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with AT&T Corporation in an amount not-to-exceed $138,053.00, for Plexar Custom Telephone Services, Business Voice Messaging Services and Associated Circuits from AT&T for a three-year period; and authorizing minor change orders in the amount of $13,805.00; and/or time extensions.



13-115 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing execution of a contract with Sega Inc., in an amount not to exceed $227,000.00, for Substation Design and Construction Management Services; and authorizing future minor change orders in the amount of $22,700.00 and/or time extensions.



13-116 - 2R. An ordinance amending Ordinance No. 18075, by correcting and revising two (2) legal descriptions related to the Sugar Creek Interceptor Improvements – Segment 10A; Project No. 70301004, in order to acquire General Utility Easements and Temporary Construction and Grading Easements for the project.



13-117 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with the Department of Justice for a Supplemental Award to the 2009 Grants to encourage arrest policies and enforcement of protection orders program in the amount of $300,000.00; appropriating the necessary funds in the Police Department and Law Department Operating Budgets; authorizing future change orders for the same project; and making the necessary appropriations. 




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13-118 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing an agreement with Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, Inc. to develop an Ability Baseball Field in McCoy Park.



13-119 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Classic Protective Coatings, Inc., to paint the interior and exterior and completing improvements on the N. Main Tower for the full sum of $435,170.00; authorizing future minor change orders in a total amount not to exceed $43,517.00; and/or time extensions.



13-120 -1R. An ordinance amending the Stay Well Open Access Health Care Plans 1 and 2 document related to chiropractic care and rehabilitative therapy to be effective January 1, 2014.



13-121 - 1R. An ordinance finding, determining and declaring the necessity of acquiring Temporary Construction and Grading Easements for the U.S. 24 Highway Sidewalk Improvements, Brookside Avenue to Overton Avenue, Project No. 70111202; 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.



13-122 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing execution of a certain License Agreement with Drumm Farm Center for Children to place a monument sign within the street right-of-way at 3210 Lee’s Summit Road in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri.



13-123 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing execution of a certain Improvement Reimbursement Agreement with Buckeye Tank Terminal’s Sugar Creek, Missouri Terminal for the Sugar Creek Interceptor Improvements – Segment 4.



13-124 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Performance Contracting, Inc. to paint the interior and exterior of Settling Basin No. 5 at the Courtney Bend Water Plant for the full sum of $321,108.00; authorizing future minor change orders in a total amount not to exceed $32,111.00; and/or time extensions.



13-125 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Midwest Mediation & Consulting, LLC, for lobbying services in the amount of $55,000 for the first year and $58,000 for the second year of the two-year contract, with three one-year renewal options.



13-525 - An emergency ordinance authorizing execution of a funding agreement for $161,480.00 with Truman Heritage Habitat for Humanity to provide services as a Community Housing Development Organization under the HOME Program Guidelines, making the necessary appropriations.



13-526 - An emergency ordinance approving the Final Plat of QuikTrip #152 located at 4005 E. Little Blue Parkway. Case No. 13-320-02.



INFORMATION ONLY:
1.

Item A. Due to the resignation of Councilmember Myron Paris, effective September 24, 2013, the District 3 seat on the City Council is now vacant. By Ordinance No. 18180, the Council called for a Special Election in 2014 to fill the unexpired term. As the next general election is less than fifteen months away, Section 2.8 of the City Charter states, "the council shall elect a successor to serve until the election". Any Council discussion or action related to filling this Council vacancy would occur on the agenda during "Councilmember Comments".



2.

Item No. 1. Purchase Order 138823 (pre-completed corporation purchase) was issued to Viking-Cives Midwest, in the amount of $169,950, for three heavy duty dump truck bed packages including spreader and plow equipment for use during snow removal operations of the Public Works Department.




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ADJOURNMENT

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