Smyrna Georgia

INVOCATION Chaplain Tim Allison, Harden Hospice.

THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Approval of minutes for the Regular meetings on March 3, 2014 and March 17, 2014.



UNFINISHED BUSINESS

PRESENTATION

Employee of the Month Cheryl Michael for April, 2014. [Bill No. 14-718]





PUBLIC HEARING

A public hearing on an application for Buckley Entertainment, LLC for a Tavern Intoxicating Liquor by the Drink License, which is an upgrade to the existing Tavern Malt Liquor and Light Wine License for the Pappy's Den located at 10805 E. Truman Road.  Full Public Hearing. This liquor license application requires a two-thirds majority vote for approval due to residential property being located within three hundred (300) feet of the proposed premises. [Item No. 4]



PUBLIC HEARING

A public hearing on an application by Curry Investment Company for a Special Use Permit to operate a body art studio service at 2854 S. M-291 Highway.  New Information Only. Case #14-200-01. [Bill No. 14-029]





CONSENT AGENDA
Reports and Recommendations of the City Manager
1.

Item No. 1 - Approval is recommended to enter into a price agreement (136-14) with Industrial Soap to provide janitorial supplies to the City for the period of April 8, 2014, through March 31, 2015, with two, one-year renewal options.  Expenditures will not exceed budgeted amounts.



2.

Item No. 2 - Approval is recommended to issue a purchase order to Palmer-Johnson Power Systems, in the amount of $91,985.00, for a combustion turbine torque converter for the Power & Light Department.



3.

Item No. 3 - Approval is requested on the application by LJPT, LLC to transfer the existing Unlimited Intoxicating Liquor in Original Package License and Sunday Sales License for David’s Neighborhood Shoppe at 3302 S. Blue Ridge Cut Off as the new operator of this convenience store.



4.

Item No. 4 - Approval is requested on the application of Buckley Entertainment LLC to transfer the existing Tavern Malt Liquor and Light Wine by the Drink License and Sunday Sales License for Pappy’s Den located at 10805 E Truman Road as the new owner of this establishment.  The applicant requests Council approval to upgrade the existing liquor licenses to a Tavern Intoxicating Liquor by Drink and Sunday Sales License. This liquor license application requires a two-thirds majority vote for approval due to residential property being located within three hundred (300) feet of the proposed premises.



5.

Item No. 5 - Approval is requested on the application of G & A Commercial, LLC to transfer the existing Limited Intoxicating Liquor in Original Package License and Sunday Sales License for Mygrain Liquors located at 1324 S Noland Road as the new owner of this establishment.



6.

Item No. 6 - Approval is recommended to enter into a price agreement (156-14) with T&R Electric for transformer repair and remanufacture for the Power & Light Department for the period of April 9, 2014 through April 30, 2015.  The agreement contains four, one-year renewal options.  Expenditures will not exceed budgeted amounts.



7.

Item No. 7 - Authorization is requested for the City Manager to enter into an agreement with the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) to host the Division I Women’s Basketball Tournament in 2015 and 2016 at the Independence Events Center.




Resolutions:

14-718 - A resolution recognizing Cheryl Michael, Account Information Representative, in the Water Department, as the Employee of the Month for April, 2014.



14-719 - A resolution of the Independence City Council approving the Mayor’s reappointments to the Board of Directors of the Independence Events Center Community Improvement District.



14-720 - A resolution amending the Pay Plan for Non-Represented City Employees as enumerated herein on and after the seventh day of April, 2014, to reclassify one position and add one position.




ORDINANCES

14-025 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing execution of an amendment to an agreement with 12 Blocks West for redevelopment of vacant properties for single-family home ownership, allowing for the conveyance of certain real estate owned by the City to the developer, authorizing the execution of real estate documents, and approving an amended contract amount not to exceed $600,000.00 in Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) funds.



14-026 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with V.F. Anderson Builders for the Bellevista Channel Improvements project for an amount not to exceed $353,351.40, authorizing future minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $35,300.00 and/or time extensions, and making the necessary appropriations.



14-027 - 2R. An ordinance approving a Zoning Map Amendment changing the zoning classification for the property located at 11015 E. 23rd Street S. from District C-2 (General Commercial) and R-6 (Single-Family Residential) to District C-2 (General Commercial) Case#14-100-05.



14-028 -2R. An ordinance amending Chapter 5, “Business and Occupation Licenses”, by adding a new Article 19, “Secondary Metal Recyclers”, to Chapter 5 of the City Code, pertaining to permitting and reporting requirements for secondary metal recyclers.




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14-029 - 1R. An ordinance approving a Special Use Permit to expand a body art service in a C-2 (General Commercial) District at 2854 S. M-291 Highway. Case#14-200-01.



14-030 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a “Contract for License of Independence Square Public Area for Santa-Cali-Gon Fair” with the Independence Chamber of Commerce, in connection with the Santa-Cali-Gon Fair from August 28 through September 1, 2014.



14-031 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Beemer Construction for the Rock Creek Segment 5 Sewer Capacity Improvements project in an amount not to exceed $1,387,841.00, and authorizing future minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $138,700.00 and/or time extensions.



14-032 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing execution of a Municipal Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission for the Lee’s Summit Road Bridge Rehabilitation Public Improvements project.


1st R.


14-033 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Keller Fire & Safety, for the Combustion Turbine Modifications, in an amount not to exceed $147,006.00; and authorizing minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $14,700.60 and/or time extensions.



14-503 - An emergency ordinance approving the Final Plat of 39/40 Plaza, east of the intersection of E. 39th Street and U. S. Highway 40.    Case No. 14-320-02.




CITIZEN REQUESTS
1.

Terry Flowers requests to speak to Council about energy production for the future as the coal burning power plants are decommissioned, and the public health implications, cost implications, etc.




COUNCILMEMBER COMMENTS

ADJOURNMENT

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