Smyrna Georgia

INVOCATION Dr. Shirley Murdock, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Approval of minutes for the Regular meetings on October 7, 2013 and October 21, 2013, and the Adjourned meeting on October 28, 2013.



UNFINISHED BUSINESS

PRESENTATION

Employee of the Month Carla Behee for November, 2013. [Bill No. 13-770]




PROCLAMATION

A proclamation for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month in Independence, November, 2013.




PUBLIC HEARING

A public hearing on proposed amendments to Chapter 14 of the City Code, Unified Development Ordinance.  Full Public Hearing  Case #13-175-03. [Bill No. 13-130]

Proposed amendments include the following: 1) Section 14-200-02-A, clarification of the definition of a group home; 2) modification and addition of definitions to Section 201; 3) revision of Use Table 301-1 for Personal Improvement Services; 4) revision of Section 14-501-05 to parking standards for the elderly; 5) revision of Sections 14-504-12 and 14-504-13 limiting the number of freestanding signs on a lot; 6) in Section 14-503, requirement for screening for recycling bins and grease receptacles; 7) in Section 14-504-14-J revision of the time schedules for grand opening sign packages; and 8) correction to the map for the Truman Neighborhood Historic Preservation Overlay District.



PUBLIC HEARING

A public hearing on an application by Trace Farley to rezone property at 11802 E. 23rd Street and 1113 S. Forest Avenue from I-1 (Industrial) to C-2 (General Commercial).  New Information Only. Case #13-100-09. [Bill No. 13-131]



PUBLIC HEARING

A public hearing on an application from Hacienda Vieja, LLC for a Restaurant Bar Intoxicating Liquor by the Drink License for the LaFuente Mexican Restaurant located at 10839 E. US 40 Highway.  Full public hearing.  This application requires a two-third majority vote for approval due to residential property being located within three hundred (300) feet of the establishment.  



PUBLIC HEARING

A public hearing on an application from Donald F. Bauer for a Restaurant Bar Intoxicating Liquor by the Drink License and a Sunday Sales License for A Little Bar B-Q Joint located at 1010 E. US 24 Highway.  [This full public hearing has been rescheduled to the November 18, 2013 City Council meeting.]



PUBLIC HEARING

A public hearing on an application from Konik Enterprises, Inc. for an Intoxicating Liquor in the Original Package License for the Moonlight Corner #211 located at 211 S. Noland Road.  [This full public hearing has been rescheduled to the November 18, 2013 City Council meeting.]






CONSENT AGENDA
Reports and Recommendations of the City Manager
1.

Item No. 1 - Approval is requested on the application of Hacienda Viega, LLC for a Restaurant Bar Intoxicating Liquor by Drink License and Sunday Sales License for the La Fuente Mexican Restaurant located at 10839 E US 40 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.

  
Approved


2.

Item No. 2 - Approval is recommended to enter into a price agreement (287-13) with General Physics for operator training services for the Power & Light Department, for the period of November 5, 2013 through October 31, 2014. The agreement contains four, one-year renewal options. Expenditures will not exceed budgeted amounts.



3.

Item No. 3 - Approval is recommended to issue a purchase order in the amount of $475,670 to Precision Fire Apparatus for remounting and refurbishing (2) two Custom Cab Pumpers for the Fire Department.


Approved


4.

Item No. 4 - Request for purchase of a 2013 Toyne pumper to replace asset #3071, a 1999 Freightliner Pumper with 108,000 miles, which will be surplused as part of this process.


Approved



Resolutions:

13-770 - A resolution recognizing Carla Behee, Account Information Representative, in the Water Department, as the Employee of the Month for November, 2013.



13-771 - A resolution authorizing the City Manager to sign the affidavit in support of establishing the Independence Square Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Res. #5865


13-772 - A resolution reappointing Dr. Donald Potts as a Licensed Medical Practitioner and appointing Allison Kisner as a Lay Member to the Advisory Board of Health of the City of Independence, Missouri.



13-773 - A resolution reappointing Marvin J. Moore, Mark Simcosky and Jeffery T. Workman to the Citizens with Disabilities Advisory Board for the City of Independence.



13-774 - A resolution amending the Pay Plan for non-represented City employees as enumerated herein on and after the first day of November 2013, to add three positions; retitle four positions; adjust the maximum pay ranges for classified positions in Power and Light pay grades F33, F34, F35, F36, F37 and F38 to conform with Section 9 of the pay plan to  eliminate salary compression issues resulting from the  November 1, 2013 implementation of IBEW Work Agreement wage increases.



13-775 - A resolution reestablishing a Council Interview Committee as an advisory body to the City Council for certain board appointments; and appointing members to the Committee.




ORDINANCES

13-126 - 2R. An ordinance amending Ordinance No. 18148 which levied a tax on all real property subject to taxation on January 1, 2013, within the corporate limits of the City of Independence, Missouri, for general revenue and public health and recreation purposes, and for the Independence Square Special Business Benefit District; said levies and assessments being separate and distinct, all for the fiscal year commencing on the 1st day of July, 2013, and ending on the 30th day of June, 2014.




Ord. #18202


13-128 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing execution of an amended agreement to the Neighborhood Stabilization Program agreement with Builders Development Corporation, to allow for the conveyance of certain real estate owned by the City to the developer and execution of real estate documents.




Ord. #18204



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

13-130 - 1R. An ordinance amending Chapter 14, Unified Development Ordinance, of the Independence City Code. Case # 13-175-03



13-131 - 1R. An ordinance approving a Zoning Map Amendment changing the zoning classification for the property located at 11802 E. 23rd Street and 1113 E. Forest Avenue from District I-1 (Industrial) to C-2 (General Commercial). Case#13-100-09 Made an emergency at the meeting.



13-132 - 1R. An ordinance finding, determining and declaring the necessity of acquiring General Utility Easements and Temporary Construction and Grading Easements for the Drumm at Manor Storm Drainage Improvements, Project No. 70131201; 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.



13-133 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with NorthWest Communities Development Corporation (NWCDC), for the development of affordable rental housing, utilizing HOME Program Funds in an amount not to exceed $94,870.00.



13-134 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Genesis Environmental Solutions, Inc. to paint the interior and exterior of Filter No. 10 at the Courtney Bend Water Plant for the full sum of $42,590.00; authorizing the city manager to approve future minor change orders in a total amount not to exceed $4,259.00; and/or time extensions.



13-135 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Black & Veatch Corporation for Design, Programming and Construction Phase Services for the PLC Replacement at the Water Department for the full sum of $617,025.00; authorizing future minor change orders in a total amount not to exceed $61,700.00 and/or time extensions; and making the necessary appropriations.  [This item revised after publication of tentative agenda.]




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13-138 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing the acceptance of additional funding and donated equipment from the US Department of Justice, US Marshals Service, through the Joint Law Enforcement Operations Program, for use by the Police Department, and making the necessary appropriations.



13-139 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing the City Manager to execute a Settlement Agreement with the Southwest Power Pool Regional Entity, in an amount not to exceed $74,500.00, for settlement of penalties for twelve violations of NERC Reliability Standards in 2011. 



13-528 - An emergency ordinance authorizing the borrowing of $38,220,000 from the Missouri Development Finance Board to refinance the costs of projects related to the City’s Water System; approving the form of and authorizing the execution of a financing agreement with the Missouri Development Finance Board; and prescribing other matters relating thereto.



13-529 - An emergency ordinance authorizing a contract and special conditions with the Missouri Department of Public Safety for a State Cyber-Crime Grant in the amount of $92,932.31. 



13-530 - An emergency ordinance approving the acquisition of certain real estate for the Neighborhood Stabilization Program; authorizing and directing the execution of documents and the payment of funds to property owners, and others holding property rights, in conjunction with the project; making the necessary appropriations.



13-531 - An emergency ordinance authorizing execution of a Professional Services Agreement with Mid-America Regional Council to accept Centers for Disease Control Community Transformation Grant Funding in the amount of $152,500.00; authorizing future change orders; and making the necessary appropriations.



INFORMATION ONLY:
1.

Item No. 1. The City Clerk has received notification that the City Manager has accepted a grant from the Truman Heartland Community Foundation in the amount of $10,000.00, for the Parks and Recreation Department.  These funds will be used toward the purchase and sponsorship of a playground piece associated with the McCoy Park Inclusive Play project.



2.

Item No. 2. The City Clerk has received notification that the City Manager has accepted a grant from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation in the amount of $20,000.00, for the Police Department, for the period of November 1, 2013 to April 30, 2014.  These funds will be used to purchase mobile messaging and in-car mapping software for patrol vehicles, which will increase officer safety.



3.

Item No. 3. Purchase order 138981, was issued in the amount of $57,162.00, to Hewlett Packard for an upgrade of eighty-six (86) computers for the Police Department.



4.

Item No. 4. Emergency Change Order No. 1 to Purchase Order 138878 was issued to Black & McDonald., in the amount of $24,483.77, for additional services on the Blue Valley Arc Flash Mitigation Installation project. The new PO total is $105,803.55.



5.

Item No. 5. Emergency Change Order No. 1 to Purchase Order 138644 was issued to Garland DBS, Inc., in the amount of $8,344.80, for additional roof repairs. The new PO total is $122,871.80.




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