Smyrna Georgia

INVOCATION Tim Allison, Gentive Hospice

THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Approval of minutes for the Regular meetings on May 5, 2014 and May 19, 2014 and the Adjourned meeting on May 27, 2014.



UNFINISHED BUSINESS

PRESENTATION

Employee of the Month Brent McHenry for June, 2014. [Bill No. 14-741]




PROCLAMATION

A proclamation for Arts Week in Independence, May 31 to June 6, 2014.




PUBLIC HEARING

A public hearing on an application by Kenton Grieb representing G & G Ventures LLC for a Special Use Permit to construct a car wash at 3700 S. Noland Road.  New Information Only.  Case #14-200-02. [Bill No. 14-064]





CONSENT AGENDA
Reports and Recommendations of the City Manager
1.

Item No. 1 - Approval is requested on the application from R & S Venture, LLC to transfer the existing Unlimited Intoxicating Liquor in the Original Package License and Sunday Sales License for XPress Mart 40 Highway located at 9040 E. US 40 Highway as the new operator of this convenience store.




Resolutions:

14-741 - A resolution recognizing Brent McHenry, Crime Scene Technician, in the Police Department, as the Employee of the Month for June, 2014.



14-742 - A resolution reappointing Cheryl Bradley and Gloria Smith to the Beautification Commission for the City of Independence, Missouri.



14-743 - A resolution amending the employer and member distribution of premium rates, effective July 1, 2014, for the Stay Well Health Care and Vision Plans offered to City employees, retirees, and COBRA qualified participants.  (Substitute resolution adopted at meeting to clarify effective date of premium rate change.)




ORDINANCES

14-052 - 2R. 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.



14-054 - 2R. 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 - 2R. 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 - 2R. 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 - 2R. 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 - 2R. 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.




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14-059 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with V.F. Anderson Builders for the Sugar Creek Segment 10A Sewer Capacity Improvements project for an amount not to exceed $998,050.00 and authorizing minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $99,800.00 and/or time extensions.



14-060 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority providing for payment in the amount of $157,670 for the purpose of continuing inter-city paratransit transportation services, known as Share-A-Fare, for the period of July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.



14-061 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority in the amount of $129,897 for the purpose of continuing inter-city bus services in and to the City of Independence for the period of July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.



14-062 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Kissick Construction for the Sugar Creek Segment 4 Sewer Capacity Improvements project for an amount not to exceed $2,183,917.00 and authorizing future minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $218,300.00 and/or time extensions.



14-063 - 1R. An ordinance vacating a platted road located within a portion of Lot 2, Crackerneck Center Second Plat, a subdivision of land in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri.



14-064 - 1R. An ordinance approving a Special Use Permit to construct a drive-through automatic carwash in a C-2 (General Commercial) District at 3700 S. Noland Road. Case#14-200-02



14-065 - 1R. An ordinance finding, determining and declaring the necessity of acquiring General Utility Easements and Temporary Construction and Grading Easements for the 36th and Poplar Storm Drainage Improvements, Project No. 70131001; 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.



14-066 - 1R. An ordinance adopting the Annual Operating and Capital Budgets of the City of Independence, Missouri, for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015, estimating the revenues for said Fiscal Year; appropriating sums for the purposes stated in said budget, establishing operating transfers, assigning fund balance allocations, establishing the authorized table of organization, and designating those who may make a requisition for encumbrances against appropriations.



14-510 - An emergency ordinance approving a sales tax reimbursement agreement between Crackerneck West Retail, LLC, and the City of Independence, Missouri.



INFORMATION ONLY:
1.

Item No. 1. Emergency Purchase Order 139850 was issued to Westport Pools, Inc. in the amount of $29,400 for repairs to the water slide structure at Adventure Oasis Water Park for the Parks Department.



2.

Item A. - The Council is expected to convene in an Executive Session at 5:00 pm, Monday, June 2, 2014, prior to the Council Meeting, in Conference Room A, on matters of Litigation, as permitted by Section 610.021(1), RSMo, and Real Estate, as permitted by Section 610.021(2), RSMo.




CITIZEN REQUESTS
1.

Sam Ghane requests to speak to Council about the operation of IndeBus. (Withdrew request prior to the meeting.)




COUNCILMEMBER COMMENTS

ADJOURNMENT

"Is It Good For The Children?"
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