Smyrna Georgia

INVOCATION Adam McClun, Christ Community Church

THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Approval of minutes for the Regular meetings on December 2, 2013 and December 16, 2013.



UNFINISHED BUSINESS

PRESENTATION

Employee of the Month Kristin Zimmerman for January, 2014.  [Bill No. 14-700]







CONSENT AGENDA
Reports and Recommendations of the City Manager
1.

Item No. 1 - Approval is recommended to issue a Change Order No. 1 to Purchase Order 138739, in the amount of $40,290.00, to JCI Industries for additional pump and motor repairs. If approved, the new PO total will be $129,390.00.



2.

Item No. 2 - Approval is recommended to issue a Change Order No. 3 to PO 133978, in the amount of $34,000.00, to Burns & McDonnell for additional engineering services for the Missouri City settling pond project. If approved, the new PO total will be $171,700.00.



3.

Item No. 3 - Approval is recommended to enter into price agreements (270-14) with The Arnone Group, Ooh! Aah! Marketing and 2balance, LLC, for Public Relations Services for the Tourism Department, for the period of January 7, 2014, through December 31, 2014, with two, one-year renewal options. Expenditures will not exceed budgeted amounts.




Resolutions:

14-700 - A resolution recognizing Kristin Zimmerman, Recreation Specialist, in the Parks and Recreation Department, as the Employee of the Month for January, 2014.



14-701 - A resolution adopting findings of fact and conclusions of law supporting the decision of the City Council of the City of Independence, Missouri, to uphold the denial of a business license for Salisbury Road Motel Corp., located at 1631 E. Salisbury Road, Independence, Missouri.



14-702 - A resolution amending the Pay Plan for Non-Represented City Employees as enumerated herein on and after the first day of January, 2014, to reclassify one position and adjust the pay rate for three positions in accordance with the 2014 Missouri Minimum Wage Rate.



14-703 - A resolution establishing the current strategic goals of the City Council of the City of Independence and repealing Resolution No. 4937.



14-704 - A resolution affirming Councilmember appointment of Matt Beem to the Independence Park Commission for the City of Independence, Missouri. (This item was added after the agenda was last published.)




ORDINANCES

13-154 - 2R. An ordinance vacating a portion of an electrical easement abutting the property at 1315 W. 23rd Street in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri.



13-155 - 2R. 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 - 2R. 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 - 2R. 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.




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14-001 - 1R. An ordinance amending Ordinance No. 18228, by correcting and revising one (1) legal description related to the 10th and Northern Sanitary Sewer Improvements; Project No. 70301104, in order to acquire Temporary Construction and Grading Easements for the project.



14-002 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing the execution of a Certain License Agreement with Shree Sai Shiv, LLC for an existing marquee sign and the installation of a solar panel on top of the sign within the street right-of-way at 13710 E. 42nd Terrace South.



14-003 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a license agreement with BNSF Railroad Company in the amount of $3,696.00, allowing construction of overhead lines across railway property related to the Eckles Road Substation to Sibley 161 kv re-conductor project.



14-004 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing execution of a contract with Brandy Electric for installation and construction of ball field lighting at Mill Creek Park in the amount of $297,500.00, and making the necessary appropriations.



14-005 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing execution of a contract with High Country Line Construction Inc., for the Eckles Road Substation to Sibley 161 kv re-conductor project, in an amount not to exceed $270,776.80; and authorizing minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $27,077.68, and/or time extensions.



14-006 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Beemer Construction for the Rock Creek Segment 6 Sewer Capacity Improvements project for an amount not to exceed $1,028,244.00 and authorizing future minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $102,800.00.



14-007 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing supplemental final disposition of approximately 34 cubic feet of city records having met all requirements to be eligible for such disposition.



14-008 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing execution of a contract with Rand Construction Company for the Rock Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant Air Compressor Replacement project for the full sum of $141,733.00; authorizing future minor change orders in an amount not to exceed $14,173.00 and/or time extensions; and making the necessary appropriations.



14-009 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing Change Order No. 4 (final) to the contract for the Little Blue Parkway Phase 10 Improvements, with V.F. Anderson Builders, for an increase of $122,756.02; and making the necessary appropriations.




CITIZEN REQUESTS
1.

Jeff Bogue requests to speak to Council about the City of Independence Utilities charging a deposit for water and electric services. (Speaker withdrew request to speak after agenda was last published.)




COUNCILMEMBER COMMENTS

ADJOURNMENT

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