Smyrna Georgia

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

THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

UNFINISHED BUSINESS


PROCLAMATION

A proclamation for Emergency Medical Services Week in Independence, May 18-24, 2014. Finalized and added after the tentative agenda was published.




PUBLIC HEARING

A full public hearing on an application for 3 Baby Girls, LLC for an outdoor expansion of the licensed premises for Alibi’s located at 305 N. M 291 Highway of their Tavern Intoxicating Liquor by Drink Licenses. Full public hearing.  This application requires a two-third majority vote for approval due to residential property being located within three hundred (300) feet of the establishment. [Item No. 2]



PUBLIC HEARING

2014-2015 Budget.  Full public hearing.





CONSENT AGENDA
Reports and Recommendations of the City Manager
1.

Item No. 1 - Approval is recommended to enter into a price agreement (343-14) with Phillips Paving for asphalt trails for the Parks and Recreation Department for the period June 1, 2014, through May 31, 2015 with one, one-year  renewal option. Expenditures will not exceed budgeted amounts.



2.

Item No. 2 - Action is requested on the application 3 Baby Girls, LLC for the outdoor expansion of the licensed premises for Alibi’s located at 305 N. M 291 Highway of their Tavern Intoxicating Liquor by Drink Licenses.  This application requires a two-third majority vote for approval due to residential property being located within three hundred (300) feet of the establishment.



3.

Item No. 3 - Approval is recommended to issue a Purchase Order to Olsson Associates in the amount not to exceed $75,000.00, for the surveying and engineering design of the Sanitary Sewer Capital Improvements on two aerial crossings on Crackerneck Creek for the Water Pollution Control Department.

 


Approved


4.

Item No. 4 - Approval is recommended to enter into a price agreement (132-14) with HD Supply Waterworks for valves for the period of May 20, 2014, through April 30, 2015, with two, one-year renewal periods.  Expenditures will not exceed budgeted amounts.



5.

Item No. 5 - Approval is recommended to issue a purchase order to Alstom Grid, Inc., in the amount of $263,598.00, for six 69kV SF6 Circuit Breakers for the Power & Light Department.



6.

Item No. 6 - Approval is recommended to issue Change Order No. 1 to Purchase Order 139294, in the amount of $80,000.00, to SMB Consulting, LLC for consulting work in preparation for a NERC CIP audit for the Power & Light Department.  If approved, the new total amount of the purchase order will be $129,000.00.




Resolutions:

14-734 - A resolution establishing the Transportation Policy Committee to advise the City Council in all matters related to multi-modal transit.



14-735 - A resolution repealing Resolution No. 5674 and Resolution No. 5795, and disbanding the Transit Committee.



14-736 - A resolution repealing Resolution No. 5695 and Resolution No. 5845, and disbanding the Bicycle Transportation Committee.



14-737 - A resolution repealing Resolution No. 4662 and disbanding the Council/Landlord Technical Committee.



14-738 - A resolution appointing David Rozell to the Tree Commission for the City of Independence, Missouri.



14-739 - A resolution appointing Mayor Eileen Weir and Councilmember Scott Roberson and reappointing Councilmember Curt Dougherty to the Council Interview Committee, under authority of Resolution No. 5864.



14-740 - A resolution creating a seven-member Mayor’s Advisory Commission on the Visual Arts.




ORDINANCES

14-040 - 2R. An ordinance approving a Zoning Map Amendment changing the zoning classification for the property at 9403 E. U. S. 40 Highway from District C-2 (General Commercial) to District C-3 (Service Commercial). Case#14-100-06



14-041 - 2R. An ordinance amending Chapter 14, Unified Development Ordinance, of the Independence City Code.  Case # 14-175-02



14-042 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing execution of a sidewalk improvements agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission for the 24 Highway Sidewalk (Brookside to Overton) Improvements Project.



14-043 - 2R. An ordinance amending Ordinance No. 18122, by adding the acquisition of easements on three (3) new parcels related to the 2012 Neighborhood Storm Water Projects; Project No. 70131202, in order to acquire general utility easements and temporary construction and grading easements for the project.



14-044 - 2R. An ordinance amending Ordinance No. 16664 by authorizing cash or a letter of credit to be used as financial security to the Southwest Power Pool, Inc.



14-045 - 2R. An ordinance amending various sections of Article 1 of Chapter 4 of the City Code to prohibit the planting and cultivation of non-native bamboo and direct its abatement.



14-046 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Imperial Construction, Inc., for the Central Police Building Renovation project, in an amount not to exceed $932,773.00; and authorizing minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $93,277.00 and/or time extensions.



14-047 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with HDR Engineering, Inc. for the Sanitary Sewer Capacity Improvements Project 4, 10A, and North Liberty Force Main Bidding and Construction Phase Services project, for an amount not to exceed $222,379.00, and authorizing minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $22,200.00 and/or time extensions. 



14-048 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Radmacher Brothers Excavating for the Lakeview Farm Storm Drainage project for an amount not to exceed $848,188.44 and authorizing future minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $84,800.00 and/or time extensions.



14-049 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing acceptance of a Certain General Warranty Deed from the Midtown Truman Road Corridor (MTRC) Redevelopment Corporation for property associated with the Polly's Pop Green Space Park, in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri.



14-050 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing the removal and destruction of approximately 133 cubic feet of Municipal Court records that have met all requirements to be eligible for such destruction and are the subject of Circuit Court Administrative Order No. 2014-190.



14-051 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing execution of Change Order No. 1 to an agreement with Radmacher Brothers Excavating Company, Inc., adding $161,700.00 for additional work required to complete the Missouri City Storm Water Collection Basin Project; and making the necessary appropriations.




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14-052 - 1R. An ordinance amending the Flexible Benefits Plan to allow $500 carryover and to revise the Flexible Benefits Plan Document to be effective June 1, 2014.



14-053 - 1R. An ordinance amending the Stay Well Open Access Health Care Plans 1 and 2 documents related to deductibles, out-of-pocket maximums, coinsurance, out-of-network preventive care, and copays; eliminating chiropractic care; and removing vision plan coverage, effective August 1, 2014. [The effective date was changed from July 1, 2014 to August 1, 2014 following publication of the agenda last Friday.]



14-054 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a renewal with Aflac to provide accident, cancer, short-term disability and critical illness voluntary benefits to be effective January 1, 2015, allowing for five possible one-year renewals.



14-055 - 1R. An ordinance amending Ordinance No. 18142, by revising two (2) legal descriptions related to the Rock Creek Interceptor Improvements – Segment 10B; Project No. 70301004, in order to acquire general utility easements and temporary construction and grading easements for the project.



14-056 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing acceptance of the 2014 Midwest High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Memorandum of Understanding for the investigative support center initiative, and related documents, with the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, for a grant award in the amount of $141,444.00; making the necessary appropriations; authorizing future change orders for additional funding and/or time extensions; and authorizing certain future appropriations.



14-057 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing execution of a contract with Burns & McDonnell, in an amount not to exceed $203,832.70, for Missouri City Groundwater Sampling and Analysis Support; and authorizing future minor change orders in the amount of $20,383.27 and/or time extensions.



14-058 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Eaton Corporation to provide and install four High Service Pump Soft Start Retrofits at the Water Department for the full sum of $119,748.00; authorizing future minor change orders in a total amount not to exceed $11,900.00 and/or time extensions.



14-507 - An emergency ordinance authorizing execution of an amendment to the contract with NorthWest Communities Development Corporation, for development of affordable rental housing utilizing home program funds, in order to also allow for the sale or lease-purchase of assisted homes to qualified buyers.



14-508 - An emergency ordinance amending Chapter 9 of the “Code of the City of Independence, Missouri,” by adding a new section to the adopted Fire Code, prohibiting use of aerial luminaries, commonly known as sky lanterns. [The Bill No. was revised after the agenda was published, from 14-506, so numbers are not duplicated.]



INFORMATION ONLY:
1.

Item A. The Council is expected to convene in an Executive Session at 5:00 pm, Monday, May 19, 2014, prior to the Council Meeting, in Conference Room A, on matters of Real Estate, as permitted by Section 610.021(2), RSMo.



2.

Item No. 1. Municipal Court Monthly Case Summary Report for April, 2014.



3.

Item No. 2. Memorandum from City Clerk- budgets for Hartman Heritage Center Community Improvement District and Trinity Woods Community Improvement District.



4.

Item No. 3. The Law Department is providing the following notification to the City Council of the claims paid and received during the month of April, 2014. 




CITIZEN REQUESTS
1.

Sam Ghane requests to speak to Council about the operation of IndeBus.



2.

Joe Takens requests to speak to Council about community interest in environmental issues.



3.

Katie Hutchins requests to speak to Council about transitioning away from coal and working toward renewable energy.



4.

Mehdi Borhan requests to speak to Council about IPL using coal and the danger of burning coal as fuel.  




COUNCILMEMBER COMMENTS

ADJOURNMENT

"Is It Good For The Children?"
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