Smyrna Georgia

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

THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

UNFINISHED BUSINESS



PUBLIC HEARING

A public hearing on an application for VIBHUTI, LLC for an Intoxicating Liquor in the Original Package License for the Fast Trip located at 1315 E. US 24 Highway.  Full public hearing. (Item No. 9)





CONSENT AGENDA
Reports and Recommendations of the City Manager
1.

Item No. 1 - Approval is recommended to issue a purchase order to Northrop Grumman, in the amount of $82,488.00, for new handheld computers for the Power & Light Department.



2.

Item No. 2 - Approval is recommended to enter into a price agreement (130-13) with Airgas USA, LLC (Airgas), for welding and specialty gases for use by various departments for the period January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2014, with two, one-year renewal options. Expenditures will not exceed budgeted amounts.



3.

Item No. 3 - Approval is recommended to accept the proposal from CIGNA to provide specific and aggregate reinsurance for the Stay Well Health Care Program for the 2014 Plan Year at an expected cost of $917,976.



4.

Item No. 4 - Approval is recommended to enter into price agreements (280-13) with Downey Construction, Inc., for the Public Works Department for sidewalk and curb replacement for the period January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014 with two, one-year renewal options. Expenditures will not exceed budgeted amounts.



5.

Item No. 5 - Approval is recommended to enter into a price agreement (285-13) with Downey Construction, Inc., for the Public Works Department for sidewalk and curb replacement for the period January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014 with two, one-year renewal options. Expenditures will not exceed budgeted amounts.



6.

Item No. 6 - Approval is recommended to renew the City’s excess liability insurance program through Lockton Companies, with coverage provided by Starr Indemnity Insurance Company, effective January 1, 2014, with an annual premium of $190,842.



7.

Item No. 7 - Approval is recommended to renew the City’s general liability, employment practice liability, medical malpractice liability, employee benefits liability, public official liability, law enforcement liability, garage keepers liability and automobile liability insurance coverage with Missouri Public Entity Risk Management Fund effective January 1, 2014, with an estimated annual premium of $501,171.



8.

Item No. 8 - Approval is recommended to enter into a price agreement (114-13) for water treatment chemicals for the Power & Light Department (IPL) with Nalco, for the period of January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014. The agreement contains four, one-year renewal options. Expenditures will not exceed budgeted amounts.



9.

Item No. 9 - Action is requested on VIBHUTI, LLC application for an Unlimited Intoxicating Liquor in Original Package License and Sunday Sales License for the Fast Trip at 1315 E. US 24 Highway. This application requires a two-third majority vote for approval due to residential property and a church being located within three hundred (300) feet of the establishment.



10.

Item No. 10 - Approval is requested on the application of Konik Enterprises, Inc. for an Unlimited Retailer of Intoxicating Liquor in Original Package License and Sunday Sales License for MoonLight Corner >11 located at 211 S. Noland Road. This application requires a two-third majority vote for approval due to residential property being located within three hundred (300) feet of the establishment.  (The public hearing for this liquor license application was conducted and closed at the City Council meeting on November 18, 2013.  The Council deferred the application to staff at the same meeting and is now bringing it forward for consideration.)




Resolutions:

13-782 - A resolution affirming the reappointment of Les Boatright to the Storm Water Control Oversight Committee.



13-783 - A resolution affirming the appointment of Chris A. Rohrs to the Public Safety Sales Tax Oversight Committee for the City of Independence, Missouri, for a term expiring November 15, 2015.



13-784 - A resolution appointing Patrick N. Layden as a member of the Independence Harry S Truman Award Commission.



13-785 - A resolution appointing Councilmember Roxann Thorley to the Bicycle Transportation Committee.




ORDINANCES

13-145 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Radmacher Brothers Excavating Company, Inc., in the amount of $471,000.00; for the installation of pipe and water main on E. 23rd Street, from west of Hub Drive to R.D. Mize Rd.; and authorizing future minor change orders not to exceed $47,100.00; and/or time extensions.



13-146 - 2R. An ordinance rescinding Ordinance No. 18115 which authorized the borrowing of an amount not to exceed $6,250,000 from the Missouri Development Finance Board in connection with the refinancing of certain costs related to the Eastland Center Tax Increment Financing Plan previously approved by the City.



13-147 - 2R. An ordinance rescinding Ordinance No. 18114 which authorized the borrowing of an amount not to exceed $2,300,000 from the Missouri Development Finance Board in connection with the refinancing of certain costs related to the Independence Regional Medical Center Tax Increment Financing Plan previously approved by the City.



13-148 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing final disposition of approximately 268 cubic feet of records of the various city departments having met all requirements to be eligible for such disposition.


Ord. #18227


13-149 - 2R. An ordinance finding, determining and declaring the necessity of acquiring General Utility Easements and Temporary Construction and Grading Easements for the 10th and Northern Sanitary Sewer Improvements, Project No. 70301104; 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.




Ord. #18229


13-151 - 2R. An ordinance approving the Redevelopment Agreement between Fairmount Redevelopment Corporation, Truman Medical Center Inc., and the City of Independence for the Fairmount Redevelopment Project generally west of Hardy Avenue, south of US 24 Hwy, and east of Ash Avenue.




Ord. #18231


13-153 - 2R. An ordinance amending the Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual by proposing changes necessary to comply with the Family Medical Leave Act and the Affordable Care Act as well as to correct certain drafting deficiencies in the document.




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13-154 - 1R. An ordinance vacating a portion of an electrical easement abutting the property at 1315 W. 23rd Street in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri.



13-155 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing execution of a certain Market Participant Service Agreement between Southwest Power Pool, Inc. and the City of Independence related to the implementation of the Southwest Power Pool integrated market; payable only from the revenues of the Power and Light operations and not from any tax revenues or general revenues.



13-156 - 1R. An ordinance amending Section 4.13.002 of Article 13, “Residential Code”, and Section 4.05.002 of Article 5, “Building Code”, in Chapter 4 of the Independence City Code.



13-157 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Radmacher Brothers Excavating Company Inc., for the Missouri City Plant Drain and Storm Water Collection Basin Installation, in an amount not to exceed $486,326.50; authorizing minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $48,632.65, and/or time extensions; and making the necessary appropriations.



13-532 - An emergency ordinance authorizing a contract with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority providing for payment in the amount of $92,689 for the purpose of continuing Inter-City Para-Transit Transportation Services, known as Share-A-Fare, for the period of January 1, 2014 through June 30, 2014.



13-533 - 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.



INFORMATION ONLY:
1.


Reported


2.

Item No. 2. The City Clerk has received notification that the City Manager has accepted a grant from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City in the amount of $26,732.00, for the Health Department, for the period of October 21, 2013 to October 20, 2014.  These funds will be used to expand Asthma Education (Open Airway for Schools program) into all Independence School District elementary schools.



3.

Item No. 3. The City Clerk has received notification that the City Manager has accepted a grant from the United States Department of Justice in the amount of $47,130.00, for the Police Department, for the period of October 1, 2012 to September 30, 2016.  These funds will be used to purchase an electronic license plate reader, along with funding technological assistance for the installation and maintenance of the reader and other technology projects.



4.

Item No. 4. Municipal Court Monthly Case Summary Report for November, 2013.




COUNCILMEMBER COMMENTS

APPEAL HEARINGS
1.


Denial of license upheld

ADJOURNMENT

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