Smyrna Georgia

INVOCATION Paul Emily, Pastor, St. Luke's United Church of Christ

THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

UNFINISHED BUSINESS



PROCLAMATION

A proclamation for Emergency Medical Services Week in Independence, May 15-May 21, 2016.



PROCLAMATION

A proclamation for National Public Works Week in Independence, May 16-May 20, 2016.




PUBLIC HEARING

A public hearing for the purpose of discussing the proposed budget for the July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017, fiscal year. Full Public Hearing.



PUBLIC HEARING

A public hearing for the application by the City of Independence to rezone the properties at 16100 & 16108 E 23rd Street from C-2 (General Commercial) to R-6 (Single-Family Residential). New Information Only [Bill No. 16-047]



PUBLIC HEARING

A public hearing for the application by Justin Anderson of Selective Site Consultants for a Special Use Permit for a cell tower at 4100 S Bolger Drive. New Information Only [Bill No. 16-048]





CONSENT AGENDA
Reports and Recommendations of the City Manager
1.

Council action is requested on the application from Pillar Hotels & Resorts, LLC to transfer the existing Hotel Intoxicating Liquor by Drink License and Sunday Sales License for the Independence Residence Inn located at 3700 S. Arrowhead Avenue as the new owner of this hotel.



2.

Approval is recommended to issue a purchase order to TransAmerican Power Products, in the amount of $96,346.00, for Steel Poles for the Power & Light Department. [Amended to issue purchase order to Bridgewell in the amount of $113,191.00]



3.

Approval is recommended to issue a purchase order to Humphrey, Farrington & McClain, PC in an amount not to exceed $75,000 for legal consulting services.




Resolutions:

16-719 - A resolution amending the Pay Plan for Non-Represented City Employees as enumerated herein on and after the 18th day of April 2016. [Postponed from April 18, 2016 Council meeting to May 16, 2016 Council meeting.]



16-730 - 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.



16-731 - A resolution affirming the appointment of Ronald Hickey to the Public Safety Sales Tax Oversight Committee for the City of Independence, Missouri.




ORDINANCES

16-041 - 2R. An ordinance finding, determining and declaring the necessity of acquiring temporary construction and grading easements for the Nativity School Sidewalks to Schools Project (No. 70110808) 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.



16-042 - 2R. An ordinance finding, determining and declaring the necessity of acquiring public rights-of-way, general utility easements and temporary construction and grading easements for the M-78 Hwy. & Truman Rd. Intersection Improvements Project (No. 70111307); 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.



16-043 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Wiedenmann Construction for the 10th & Northern Sanitary Sewer Project (No. 70301104) for an amount not to exceed $324,106.50; and authorizing future minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $32,410.00 and/or time extensions.



16-044 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing execution of a certain license agreement with Sterling Enterprises, LLC to place a ground water monitoring well in the right-of-way at 3459 Sterling Ave. in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri.




********* FIRST READINGS **********

16-045 - 1R. An ordinance approving a cooperative agreement among the City of Independence, Missouri, the Arrowhead Community Improvement District and Enterprises Arrowhead, LLC, to implement the Arrowhead Community Improvement District.



16-046 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Radmacher Brothers Excavating Company Inc., for the Blue Valley Ash Pond Closure, in an amount not to exceed $6,586,030.00; authorizing minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $658,603.00, and/or time extensions; and making the necessary appropriations.



16-047 - 1R. An ordinance amending the Zoning District Map as to a tract of ground located at 16100 and 16108 E. 23rd Street from District C-2 (General Commercial) to District R-6 (Single-Family Residential) in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri.



16-048 - 1R. An ordinance approving a Special Use Permit to construct a wireless communication facility on Bolger Drive, west of Sam’s Wholesale Club at 4100 S. Bolger Drive in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri.



16-049 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing Change Order No. 3 to the contract for the 2013 Street Improvements Program with Ideker, Inc., for an increase of $95,085.80; and making the necessary appropriations.



INFORMATION ONLY:
1.

The Law Department is providing the following notification to the City Council of the claims paid and received during April, 2016.



2.

Municipal Court Monthly Case Summary Report for April, 2016.



3.

The City Clerk's office is in receipt of the Hartman Heritage Center CID proposed budget.




CITIZEN REQUESTS
1.

Sherie Jenner requests to speak to council about comfort chairs available to the public.



2.

Bill Wagner, Sr. requests to speak to council about comfort chairs available to the public.




COUNCILMEMBER COMMENTS

ADJOURNMENT

"Is It Good For The Children?"
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