Smyrna Georgia

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

THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

PRESENTATION

Presentation by State Legislators. 




PROCLAMATION

A proclamation for Sons of the American Revolution Day in Independence, April 30, 2014.






CONSENT AGENDA
Reports and Recommendations of the City Manager
1.

4/7/14 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. (Consideration of this item was postponed to the April 21st Meeting.)



2.

Item No. 1 - Approval is recommended to enter into a price agreement (386-14) with Collins and Hermann for fence materials and installation services for the Parks and Recreation Department for the period April 8, 2014, through March 31, 2015.  Expenditures will not exceed budgeted amounts.



3.

Item No. 2 - Approval is recommended to enter into a price agreement (289-14) with Phillips Paving for Parking Lot Maintenance and Repair for the Parks and Recreation Department for the period April 22, 2014, through April 30, 2015. Expenditures will not exceed budgeted amounts.



4.

Item No. 3 - Approval is recommended on the certification of the April 8, 2014, Mayor, Councilmember At-Large and 3rd District Council election results, from the Jackson County Board of Election Commissioners.




Resolutions:

14-721 - A resolution reappointing Angelo Mancini to be a City Representative and reappointing Karen Mehl to be an Alternate City Representative on the Jackson County Board of Equalization when said board is considering assessments of property within the City of Independence.



14-722 - A resolution reappointing Jeannae Segura-Brown and Appointing Kenny Guillotte, Stacy Hamm and Cassy Pallo as members of the Japanese Sister City Committee.




ORDINANCES

14-029 - 2R. 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 - 2R. 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 - 2R. 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 - 2R. 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.


Ord. #18273


14-033 - 2R. 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.




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14-034 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing execution of a contract with Integral Construction Services for renovation of the Roger T. Sermon Center locker rooms in an amount not to exceed $81,504.



14-035 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing execution of a contract with Brandy Electric for installation and construction of ballfield lighting at Mill Creek Park in an amount not to exceed $288,000. 




14-036 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing acceptance of grant funding from the Land and Water Conservation Fund for the development of an inclusive playground in McCoy Park in the amount of $75,000 through an agreement with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources; and making the necessary appropriations.



14-037 - 1R. An ordinance approving the 2014-15 Annual Action Plan for the CDBG and HOME programs, authorizing applications to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Year 40 and the HOME Investment Partnerships Act (HOME) Program Year 20; authorizing execution of a written agreement and acceptance of CDBG and HOME program funds under the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974; and making the necessary appropriations.



14-038 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing execution of a contract with the firm of Brotke Well and Pump to drill and construct Well No. 25 at the Courtney Bend Water Plant for the full sum of $364,061.00; authorizing future minor change orders in an amount not to exceed $36,406.00; and/or time extensions; and making the necessary appropriations.



14-039 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing execution of Amendment #1 to the Border Customer Agreement between the City of Independence and Kansas City Power & Light Company, providing for the sale and purchase of energy for certain customers of both parties that are located along the Independence corporate limits.



14-504 - An emergency ordinance authorizing an election to fill a vacancy on the Council for the Fourth District, establishing a primary and general election, and providing that the Primary Election will become the General Election, if no more than two candidates file for this position.



INFORMATION ONLY:
1.

Item A. The Council meeting is to be recessed to the Installation Ceremony following consideration of ordinances on second reading.



2.

Item No. 1. The Law Department is providing the following notification to the City Council of the claims paid and received during March, 2014.



3.

Item No. 2. The City Clerk has received notification that the City Manager has accepted a grant from the Incarnate Word Foundation in the amount of $5,000.00, for the Health Department. These funds will be used for the White Oak Community Garden project.



4.

Item No. 3. Municipal Court Monthly Case Summary Report for March, 2014.



5.

Item No. 4. Emergency Purchase Order 139689 was issued to SPX Transformer Solutions, in the amount of $604,023.00, for a replacement transformer for the Power & Light Department.




CITIZEN REQUESTS
1.

Patty Brown requests to speak to Council about moving away from coal and to renewable sources.




COUNCILMEMBER COMMENTS

ADJOURNMENT

"Is It Good For The Children?"
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