Smyrna Georgia

INVOCATION Tim Allison, Chaplain, Kindred Hospice

THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

PRESENTATION

Heritage Festival 



PRESENTATION

MDA Collection update from the IAFF Local 781.



PRESENTATION

The award will be presented by Cantrell Wenzel, immediate past president of the Junior Service League and chair of the Susan P. Block Distinguished Public Service Award Committee.





PROCLAMATION

Citizenship Day and Constitution Week



PROCLAMATION

Paul and Ruth Henning Recognition Day




PUBLIC HEARING

An application by Quik Trip Corporation for a Intoxicating Liquor by the package and Sunday Sales License for Quik Trip #216R located at 4024 S. Noland Road.  Full Public Hearing. [Consent Agenda Item No. 7]



PUBLIC HEARING

A public hearing on the five-year status of three Tax Increment Financing Plans: Noland Road and 23rd Street, I-70 and Little Blue Parkway and Midtown Truman Road Corridor.  Full Public Hearing.





CONSENT AGENDA
Reports and Recommendations of the City Manager
1.

Council action is requested to authorize the City Manager to approve a construction contract with Blue Nile Contractors for an amount not to exceed $119,569.16, authorizing future minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $11,956.92, and/or time extensions for the 2800 block of Norwood Sanitary Sewer Improvements Project (No. 70301704).



2.

Council action to award a contract to S4 Water Sales & Services, LLC for replacement of the filtration media of Filter No. 4 at the Courtney Bend Water Plant in the amount of $66,200.00, for the Water Department.



3.

Council action is requested to authorize the City Manager to approve a construction contract with VF Anderson Builders, LLC for an amount not to exceed $335,379.00, authorizing future minor change orders for an amount not to exceed $33,537.90, and/or time extensions for the Griffith Place Storm Drainage Improvements Project (No. 70131301).



4.

Council action is requested to issue a purchase order for two (2) lime slaking systems from Integrity Municipal Systems, LLC in the amount of $286,500.00; and issue a purchase order for one (1) lime slurry pump assembly and appurtenances from Cogent, Inc. in the amount of $41,947.00, for the Water Department.  Expenditures will not exceed budgeted amounts.



5.

Council action is recommended to issue a purchase order to Motorola Solutions Inc, in the amount of $240,816.76  for Motorola Portable and Mobile Radios for the Police Department.



6.

Council action is requested to authorize the City Manager to approve and enter into a Pipeline Crossing Agreement with Union Pacific Railroad for construction of the Pacific Avenue Sanitary Sewer Main Project (No. 70301601) for an amount not to exceed $7,100.00.



7.

Council action is requested on the application received from Quik Trip Corporation for an Intoxicating Liquor by the package and Sunday Sales License for Quik Trip #216R at 4024 S. Noland Road.  



8.

Council action is recommended to approve a Memorandum of Understanding with the Rotary Club of Independence for a naming rights donation for the new farmers' market.  



9.

Council action is requested to enter into a price agreement (268-17) with Integrity Locating Services, LLC to provide underground utility locating and marking services for Power & Light, Water Pollution Control and the Water Department. This is a one-year agreement with four, one-year renewal options. Expenditures will not exceed budgeted amounts.



10.

Council action is requested to enter into a price agreement (210-17) for United States Geological Survey Services, for the period of September 19, 2017, through August 31, 2018. The agreement contains two, one-year renewal options.  Expenditures will not exceed budgeted amounts.




Resolutions:

17-783 - A resolution of the City Council of Independence in support of a grant application to update the Historic Preservation Comprehensive Plan.



17-784 - A resolution amending the Pay Plan for Non-Represented City Employees as enumerated herein on and after the 18th day of September 2017; reclassify three (3) position titles; Community Development Program Supervisor to Redevelopment Coordinator, Assistant Procurement Specialist to Financial Specialist and Economic Development Manager to Special Projects Manager.



17-785 - A resolution reestablishing a Council Interview Committee as an advisory body to the City Council for certain board appointments; and appointing members to the committee.



17-786 - A resolution establishing a Council Special Selection Committee as an advisory body to the City Council for the Downtown Redevelopment Coordinating Committee.



17-787 - A resolution directing the City Manager to seek future opportunities to establish financial sustainability for all major City funds through enhanced revenue growth and operational efficiencies. 




ORDINANCES

17-088 - 2R. An ordinance amending the Zoning District Map as to a tract of ground located at 3816 S. Appleton Avenue from R-6 (Single Family-Residential) to C-2 (General Commercial) in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri. [Postponed  from August 7, 2017 Council meeting.]



17-090 - 2R. An ordinance approving a special use permit to operate a used vehicle sales lot at 3816 S Appleton Ave and 10812 E 39th Street in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri. [Postponed from August 7, 2017 Council meeting.]



17-100 - 2R. An ordinance increasing appropriations in the amount of $3,500,000 in Eastland TIF Funds and $800,000 in Fire Public Safety Sales Tax Funds, and appropriating $4,300,000 to the Independence Communications Center Project account (70571601-5406-9000) in the Building Improvements Fund for the Independence Communications Center Project (No. 70571601).



17-101 - 2R. An ordinance approving a Special Use Permit to operate a tobacco store at 17000 E. US 24 Highway, Unit C, in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri.



17-102 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing the City Clerk to do all things necessary for the holding of a primary and general city election within the City of Independence, Missouri, in compliance with the charter adopted by said city, as amended, and all state laws in reference thereto, and to certify to the Jackson County board of election commissioners all names of candidates properly presented by petitions under the charter and for the holding of a primary election on February 6, 2018, and a general election on April 3, 2018.



17-103 - 2R. An ordinance appropriating $200,000 from the Unassigned Fund Balance of the General Fund; and authorizing a contract with Tyler Technologies for municipal court case management software system.




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17-059 - 1R. An ordinance finding, determining and declaring the necessity of acquiring certain fee simple title for the property described as Rockwood Golf Course; directing the city manager to negotiate the terms of acquisition; and allocating city council goals funds for administrative expenses related to negotiations.  [Postponed from June 5, 2017 Council meeting. Motion made to postpone indefinitely.]



17-104 - 1R. An ordinance accepting funding from the Missouri Department of Health And Senior Services to provide financial assistance for investment in local public health services (Core Functions) for the third year period of June 1, 2017, through May 31, 2018; in the amount of $139,594.00; authorizing future change orders for additional funding and/or time extensions for the same project; and authorizing certain future appropriations.



17-105 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing an agreement with the Missouri Highways And Transportation Commission for the Public Transit Operating Assistance Grant in the amount of $15,781.00 for operating expenses associated with the intra-city transit service known as IndeBus for the period July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018; and making the necessary appropriations.



17-106 - 1R. An ordinance accepting a grant from the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency for the Emergency Management Performance Grant Program; and, estimating revenue and increasing appropriations in the amount of $127,821.75 in the grants fund.



17-107 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing a contract with Layne Christensen Company to rehabilitate and overhaul Well No.’s 4, 12, 17, 24, 38, & 39 at the Courtney Bend Water Plant for the full sum of $280,806.00; authorizing future minor change orders in a total amount not to exceed $28,081.00; and/or time extensions as deemed appropriate; and appropriating $58,887.00 from the Water Fund’s net assets.



17-511 - 1R. An ordinance adopting a Work Agreement with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local #53 for maintenance and clerical employees through June 30, 2018; and declaring an emergency. 



INFORMATION ONLY:
1.

The Law Department is providing the following notification to the City Council of the claims paid and received during August, 2017.



2.

The City Clerk's Office is in receipt of the Hartman Heritage Community Improvement District's Annual Report.  



3.

Municipal Court Monthly Case Summary Report for August, 2017.




CITIZEN REQUESTS
1.

Mike Dewick requests to speak to Council regarding his experiences with city staff.




COUNCILMEMBER COMMENTS

ADJOURNMENT

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