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INVOCATION
Brian Morse, Chaplain, Truman Medical Center

THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Approval of minutes for the Regular meetings on July 11, 2016 and July 18, 2016.



UNFINISHED BUSINESS


PRESENTATION RESOLUTION

16-764 - A resolution recognizing Janna Weir, System Programs Supervisor, in the Power and Light Department, as the Employee of the Month for August, 2016.





PUBLIC HEARING

Proposed property tax rates to be set by the City of Independence for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016, based on the current assessed valuation by Jackson County and Clay Counties. Full public hearing.  [Bill No. 16-074]





CONSENT AGENDA
Reports and Recommendations of the City Manager
1.

Council action is recommended to approve a purchase order for a one-year maintenance agreement with Azteca Systems Inc., for Cityworks software for City departments in the amount of $85,500.



2.

Council action is recommended to approve a change order (66207CR) to purchase order in the amount of $98,880.00 with Power Engineers, Inc., for modifications to the implementation of Cityworks software for the Water Department.



3.

Council action is requested to issue a purchase order to Northstar Technologies in the amount of $90,000.00 for stormwater management and engineering services for a one year period, for the Water Pollution Control, Storm Water Division.




ORDINANCES

16-066 - 2R. An ordinance approving the Marketplace Shopping Center Tax Increment Financing Plan, establishing a Redevelopment Area, designating the Redevelopment Area as a blighted area, approving the redevelopment projects, initiating tax increment financing in the Redevelopment Project Areas, and approving the Tax Increment Financing Contract between the City and WNQE Independence VI, L.L.C.



16-067 - 2R. An ordinance amending the Zoning District Map as to tracts of ground located at 15545 and 15601 E. US 24 Highway from District C-2 (General Commercial) and District R-6 (Single-Family Residential) to C-2 (General Commercial) in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri.



16-068 - 2R. An ordinance amending the Zoning District Map as to a tract of ground located at 1024 E. 23rd Street S. from District C-1 (Neighborhood Commercial) to C-2 (General Commercial) in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri.



16-069 - 2R. An ordinance approving a Special Use Permit to construct a wireless communication facility at 19601 E. 39th Street S. in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri.



16-070 - 2R. An ordinance approving a Special Use Permit to operate a vehicle sales lot at 9317 E. US 40 Highway in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri.



16-071 - 2R. An ordinance approving a Special Use Permit to operate a used vehicle sales lot at 1024 E. 23rd Street S. in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri.



16-072 - 2R. An ordinance amending the Unified Development Ordinance, Chapter 14, of the Independence City Code.



16-073 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing the City Manager to approve a change in the Community Solar Program Service Schedule of Rates (CSP-1), including changes to the Community Solar Program Agreement (Contract); with any costs payable only from the revenues of the Power and Light Operations and not from any tax revenues or general revenues.




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

16-074 - 1R. An ordinance levying a tax on all real property subject to taxation on January 1, 2016, within the corporate limits of the City of Independence, Missouri, for general revenue and public health and recreation purposes, and for the Independence Square Special Business Benefit District; said levies and assessments being separate and distinct, all for the fiscal year commencing on the 1st day of July, 2016, and ending on the 30th day of June, 2017.


1st R.


16-075 - 1R. An Ordinance amending the Independence City Code Chapter 1, Article 40. Tourism Advisory Board.



16-076 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing the annual contract with Mid-America Regional Council for $25,000 in grant funding for the City’s Senior Adult Nutrition Site Program for Fiscal Year 2015-2016; authorizing future change orders for additional funding and/or time extensions; and authorizing certain future appropriations.



16-077 - 1R. An ordinance amending the Zoning District Map as to tracts of ground located at 11308 & 11310 E. Aaron Lane from District I-1 (Industrial) to District R-12 (Two-Family Residential) in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri.



16-078 - 1R. An ordinance approving a Special Use Permit to operate a body art shop at 11717 E. 23rd Street in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri.



16-079 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing execution of a contract with Sega, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $375,500.00, for engineering services for the Substation I Transformer and Switchgear Replacement project; and authorizing future minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $37,550.00 and/or time extensions.



16-507 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing an agreement with the International Brotherhood Of Electrical Workers, Local 53, Water Pollution Control Bargaining Unit, for the term of July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2019, and declaring an emergency.



INFORMATION ONLY:
1.

This is to notify the City Council that a petition to establish the Marketplace Community Improvement District was received by the City Clerk on July 18, 2016 and is being processed. 



2.

The City Clerk has received notification that the City Manager has accepted a grant from the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission in the amount of $1,500.00, for the Police Department. These funds will be used to reimburse police officers for overtime worked while enforcing traffic laws pertaining to aggressive driving, DWI, seat belt and child safety restraint.




CITIZEN REQUESTS
1.

Sharon Snyder requests to speak to council regarding history of properties in Independence.




COUNCILMEMBER COMMENTS

ADJOURNMENT

"Is It Good For The Children?"
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