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INVOCATION Pastor Sherrie Piedimonte, Community of Christ, Gudgell Park

THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL


CONSENT AGENDA
Reports and Recommendations of the City Manager
1.

Item No. 1 - Approval is recommended to enter into a price agreement (225-14) with Corporate Copy Print, Parker and Partners, and Single Wing for Marketing and Graphic Design Services for the Tourism Department, for the period of June 17, 2014, through May 31, 2015, with two (2) possible one-year renewal periods. Expenditures will not exceed budgeted amounts.



2.

Item No. 2 - Approval is recommended to enter into a price agreement (112-14) with Anchor Sales & Service, for tire repair/service for various City departments for the period July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015 with four, one-year renewal options.  Expenditures will not exceed budgeted amounts.



3.

Item No. 3 - Approval is recommended to issue Change Order 2 to Purchase Order #138610 to Crowley, Wade, Milstead, Inc. for additional engineering services for the Salisbury Detention Basin portion of the 2012 Neighborhood Storm Water Capital Improvement Project area for the Water Pollution Control Department. 



4.

Item No. 4 - Approval is requested to renew the City’s excess workers’ compensation insurance program with coverage provided by Midwest Employers Casualty Company, maintaining the $1,000,000 deductible for each accident, effective July 1, 2014, with an estimated annual premium of $194,966.



5.

Item No. 5 - Approval is recommended to enter into a price agreement with Midwest Occupational Health and Wellness, to provide Wellness Program services for the Fire Department for the period of June 17, 2014, through April 30, 2015.  The agreement contains four, one-year renewal options, at the sole option of the City.  Expenditures will not exceed budgeted amounts.



6.

Item No. 6 - Approval is recommended to issue a purchase order to Alstom Grid, Inc., in the amount of $215,500.00, for four 161kV SF6 Circuit Breakers for the Power & Light Department.



7.

Item No. 7 - Approval is recommended to enter into a price agreement (316-14) with G4S Secure Solutions (USA), Inc. for Security Officer Services for the Power & Light Department for the period of July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015. The agreement may be renewed for two, one-year periods. Expenditures will not exceed budgeted amounts.



8.

Item No. 8 - Approval is requested to accept the renewal proposal submitted by Lockton Companies, Inc. regarding the City’s property and boiler and machinery insurance program, effective July 1, 2014, with an annual cost of $1,145,000 which includes $1,110,000 for $400,000,000 in insurance coverage and $35,000 for engineering services fees at power production facilities.



9.

Item No. 9 - Approval is recommended to modify Price Agreement 387-09, Blue Valley Plant Fly Ash Removal Services, with USC Technologies. If approved, the new rates will be $28.38/ton for the Blue Valley plant and $35.95/ton for the Missouri City plant.



10.

Item No. 10 - Approval is recommended to enter into a price agreement (291-14) with PDC Laboratories, Inc. for Laboratory Testing for Missouri City Plant Groundwater for the period of July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015. The agreement may be renewed for two, one-year periods. Expenditures will not exceed budgeted amounts.




Resolutions:

14-744 - A resolution establishing the Bargaining Unit Pay Plan for City Employees as enumerated herein on and after the 1st day of July, 2014.



14-745 - A resolution amending the Pay Plan for Non-Represented City Employees as enumerated herein on and after the first day of July, 2014, to add one position. 




14-746 - A resolution appointing Councilmembers Marcie Gragg and Karen DeLuccie, and Mayor Eileen Weir to the Transportation Policy Committee and designating a chairman.




ORDINANCES

14-059 - 2R. 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 - 2R. 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 - 2R. 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 - 2R. 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 - 2R. 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.



14-065 - 2R. 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 - 2R. 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.




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14-067 - 1R - An ordinance authorizing a contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, in the amount of $121,901.00, for the Public Health Emergency Preparedness Grant; authorizing future change orders; and appropriating the necessary funds.



14-068 - 1R - An ordinance finding, determining and declaring the necessity of Acquiring General Utility Easements and Temporary Construction and Grading Easements for the 2012 Neighborhood Projects Sanitary Sewer Improvements, Project No. 70300801; 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.



14-069 - 1R. An ordinance amending the NSP Category 3 contract with 12 Blocks West for redevelopment of vacant properties for multi-family housing to allow for certain changes to the original Redevelopment Plan, and collection of NSP Project proceeds payable to the City; and making the necessary appropriations.



INFORMATION ONLY:
1.

Item No. 1. The City Clerk has received notification that the City Manager has accepted a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice (via DEA; OCDETF) in the amount of $12,000.00, for the Police Department, for the period of April 14, 2014 to September 30, 2014.  These funds will be used to provide overtime funding for police detectives to assist on an investigation lead by OCDETF (Operation Death Trap).



2.

Item No. 2. The City Clerk has received notification that the City Manager has accepted a grant from the OCDETF in the amount of $7,500.00, for the Police Department, for the period of May 1, 2014 to September 30, 2014.  These funds will be used to provide overtime funding for a police detective to assist on an investigation lead by OCDETF.



3.

Item No. 3. The City Clerk has received notification that the City Manager has accepted an increase of funds from the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission in the amount of $7,000.00, for the Police Department, for a period effective immediately through September 30, 2014.  These funds will be used to reimburse overtime for youth alcohol compliance checks.  This is an increase of a grant initially approved by Ordinance No. 18166 in the amount of $200,000.00. 



4.

Item No. 4. The City Clerk has received notification that the City Manager has accepted a grant from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, in the amount of $26,926.00, for the Health Department, for the period of July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.  These funds will be used through the Cities Readiness Initiative Contract, to enhance preparedness for large-scale events.



5.

Item No. 5. Municipal Court Monthly Case Summary Report for May, 2014.



6.

Item No. 6. Memorandum from City Clerk- budget for Independence Events Center Community Improvement District.



7.

Item No. 7. The Law Department is providing the following notification to the City Council of the claims paid and received during the month of May, 2014.




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