Smyrna Georgia

INVOCATION <p>Dr. Shirley Murdock, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.</p>

THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

PRESENTATION

2013 Beautification Awards, presented by the Beautification Commission.



PRESENTATION

Johnna Bodenstab, immediate past president of the Junior Service League, will announce and present the 2013 Susan Paxton Block Award to this year's recipient.




PROCLAMATION

A proclamation for Citizenship Day and Constitution Week in Independence, September 17 through 23, 2013.







CONSENT AGENDA
Reports and Recommendations of the City Manager
1.

Item No. 1 - Approval is recommended to enter into a price agreement (141-13) for motor repairs for the Power & Light Department with Hupp Electric, for the period of October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2014. The agreement contains two, one-year renewal options. Expenditures will not exceed budgeted amounts.



2.

Item No. 2 - Approval is recommended to issue a purchase order to Ingersoll Rand, in the amount of $149,814.00, for the overhaul of a control air compressor at the Missouri City Plant for the Power & Light Department.



3.

Item No. 3 - Approval is recommended to enter into a price agreement (127-13) with the City of Lee’s Summit Solid Waste Division (Resource Recovery Park), for landfill services for various City departments. The agreement is for the period September 17, 2013, through August 31, 2014, with options for two, one-year renewals. Expenditures will not exceed budgeted amount.



4.

Item No. 4 - Approval is recommended to issue a purchase order to MEI Total Elevator Solutions in the amount of $83,032.00 for elevator repairs at the Sermon Center for the Parks Department.




Resolutions:

13-758 - A resolution appointing Joy Copeland to the Citizens with Disabilities Advisory Board for the City of Independence.



13-759 - A resolution reappointing Elizabeth Vaughn and appointing Michael J. Hahn to the Tree Commission for the City of Independence, Missouri.



13-760 - 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 2014 Plan Year with an effective date of January 1, 2014.



13-761 - A resolution of the City Council of Independence in support of the redevelopment of Truman Forest Medical Office Building as affordable senior citizen apartments.




Removed prior to meeting



ORDINANCES

13-099 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with J.M. Fahey Construction for the 2013 Concrete Overlay Improvements project for an amount not to exceed $242,987.00 and authorizing future minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $24,200.00 and/or time extensions.



13-100 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing acceptance of a grant in the amount of $200,000.00 from the Missouri Department of Transportation for reimbursement of overtime for the Police Department for DWI enforcement and sobriety checkpoints from October 1, 2013, to September 30, 2014; authorizing future change orders, extensions, amendments or addendums for additional funding for the same project and making the necessary appropriations.



13-101 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing acceptance of a grant in the amount of $170,000.00 from the Missouri department of Transportation for reimbursement of overtime for the Police Department for Hazardous Moving Violation enforcement from October 1, 2013, to September 30, 2014; authorizing future change orders, extensions, amendments or addendums for additional funding for the same project and making the necessary appropriations.



13-102 - 2R. An ordinance finding, determining and declaring the necessity of acquiring General Utility Easements and Temporary Construction and Grading easements for the 33rd and Claremont Storm Drainage Improvements, Project No. 70130801; 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.



13-103 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing an agreement with Microsoft Corporation in an amount not-to-exceed $60,060.00, for hosted cloud-based enterprise email services; and authorizing minor change orders in the amount of $3,300.00; and/or time extensions.



13-104 - 2R. An ordinance amending Section 12.01.004 of Article 1, "Offenses Against Public Peace"' Chapter 12, of the City Code to prohibit prowling on private property at any time of day.



13-105 - 2R. An ordinance approving a Special Use Permit for the expansion of a wireless communication facility in an R-A (Residential-Agricultural) District for the property located at 1604 N. Davis Road. Case#13-200-03



13-106 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Simpleview for Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software and website design, in an amount not to exceed $162,328.00; and authorizing minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $16,232.00; and/or time extensions; and making the necessary appropriations.



13-107 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Custom Lighting Services, LLC, DBA Black & McDonald, for the Substation "F" Demolition and Reconstruction; and Substation "E" 69kV Panel Upgrade, in an amount not to exceed $1,249,359.66; and authorizing minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $124,935.97 and time extensions, as appropriate and making necessary appropriations.



13-108 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Custom Lighting Services, LLC, DBA Black & McDonald, for the Substation "F" to Sugar Creek Junction 69kV Transmission Line Construction, in an amount not to exceed $391,991.24; and authorizing minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $39,199.12 and/or time extensions.




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13-109 - 1R. 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 - 1R. 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 - 1R. An ordinance vacating a portion of easement abutting the property at 4005 S. Little Blue Parkway in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri.



13-112 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing an agreement with American Healthways Services to provide the Silver Sneakers Program at the Palmer Center.



13-113 - 1R. 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 - 1R. 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 - 1R. 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 - 1R. 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 - 1R. 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. 



13-519 - An emergency ordinance authorizing execution of a certain Right-of-Way agreement with Unite Private Networks to place fiber optic telecommunication lines through certain areas of Right-of-Way to serve the Fort Osage School District.



13-520 - An emergency ordinance authorizing the borrowing of $43,800,000 from the Missouri Development Finance Board to finance the costs of projects related to the City’s Sanitary Sewer System; approving the form of and authorizing the execution of a financing agreement with the Missouri Development Finance Board; prescribing other matters relating thereto.



13-521 - An emergency ordinance amending Ordinance No. 18154 authorizing the Neighborhood Stabilization Program agreement between the City and Builders Development Corporation to allow for the conveyance of certain real estate owned by the City to the developer, authorizing the execution of real estate documents. 



13-522 - An emergency ordinance authorizing a contract with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority providing for payment in the amount of $42,048 for the purpose of continuing inter-city paratransit transportation services, known as Share-A-Fare, for the period of October 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013.



13-523 - An emergency ordinance approving a Final Plat of Villas at Country Meadows South PUD, 30th Plat, located generally north and south of E. 54th Street, east of Duffy Avenue in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri.



13-524 - An emergency ordinance authorizing an election to fill the vacancy for District Three Councilmember, and establishing dates for a Primary and Special General Election. [Ordinance updated after tentative agenda first published.]



INFORMATION ONLY:
1.

Item A. The Council is expected to convene in an Executive Session at 4:45 pm, Monday, September 23, 2013, prior to the Council Meeting, in the Council Chambers on matters of operational guidelines on public safety, as permitted by Section 610.021(18), RSMo and security systems, as permitted by Section 610.021(19), RSMo.



2.

Item No. 1. Municipal Court Monthly Case Summary Report for August, 2013.



3.

Item No. 2. The City Clerk has received notification that the City Manager has accepted a grant reimbursement modification from the Kansas City ATF.  The ATF has awarded an additional $753.61 to the Police Department to the existing ATF Overtime Reimbursement award, which expires September 30, 2013.  The grant is used to reimburse one officer's overtime while he works cases with the ATF.



4.

Item No. 3. The Law Department is providing the following notification to the City Council of the claims paid and received during August 2013.



5.

Item No. 4. The City Clerk has received notification that the City Manager has signed an Agreement of Acceptance of Emergency Services Grant Equipment (Motorola Radio and Portable Radios) valued at $31,220.75.  The (1) Motorola Mobile and (6) Portable Radios were purchased by MARC with 2010 UASI funding and distributed to surrounding regional agencies.  The equipment is being transferred to the Independence Health Department to enhance the department's capabilities to deter and/or respond to acts of terrorism and other disasters.



6.

Item No. 5. The City has entered into an agreement with Neopost (subcontracting to Lineage) for a 60 month lease for new mail equipment for the City Clerk Department. The lease total will be $83,460.00.



7.

Item No. 6. Price agreement 320-13 was established with Walker Towel and Uniform Service Co. for uniform rental and laundering services for various departments for the period of October 1, 2013, through September 30, 2014, with three, one-year renewal options. Expenditures will not exceed budgeted amounts.



8.

Item No. 7. Price agreement 320-13 was established with Aramark Uniform Services for uniform rental and laundering services for various departments for the period of October 1, 2013, through September 1, 2015, with two, one-year renewal options. Expenditures will not exceed budgeted amounts.



9.

Item No. 8. Purchase order 138656, in the amount of $242,939.00, was issued to Key Equipment & Supply Co.using a cooperative agreement with the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) for a new Vactor Pressure Cleaning Unit (PCU) for the Water Pollution Control Department. 



10.

Item No. 9. Purchase order 138644, in the amount of $114,527.00, was issued to Garland DBS, Inc., under a sanctioned cooperative agreement with the US Communities, for roof repairs for the Power & Light Department.




CITIZEN REQUESTS
1.

Sam Ghane requests to speak to Council about the Heritage House. [Request to speak withdrawn.]



COUNCILMEMBER COMMENTS

ADJOURNMENT

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