City of Independence, Missouri

City of Independence

Council Agenda

September 17, 2018

6:00 PM, Council Chambers

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INVOCATION

Dr. Shirley Murdock, Y.S. A. Instructor, L.D.S. Church

THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

PRESENTATIONS

PRESENTATION RESOLUTIONS

PROCLAMATIONS

CONSENT AGENDA

Reports and Recommendations of the City Manager

  1. Council action is requested to approve an Engineering Services Contract with Affinis Corp. for an amount not to exceed $249,400.00 for the 40 Hwy Complete Streets Project (No. 70111802).

    Approved

Resolutions

REGULAR AGENDA

Public Hearings

  1. A public hearing for the application by Sharil Wheeler Gibson requesting a rezoning from I-1, Industrial, to C-2, General Commercial, for the properties located at 1204 S. Cunningham, 11441 and 11443 E. Truman Road.  New Information Only.

    Held & Closed

    1. 18-081 - 2R. An ordinance amending the Zoning District Map as to tract of ground located at 1204 S. Cunningham Avenue, 11441 and 11443 E. Truman Road from District I-1 (Industrial) to C-2 (General Commercial) in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri.

      Ord. #18933

  2. A public hearing for the application by Robert McDevitt requesting a Special Use Permit to operate a used vehicle sales business at 10418 E. Truman Road.  New Information Only.  [Application withdrawn by applicant.]

    Withdrawn

    1. 18-082 - 2R. An ordinance approving a Special Use Permit to operate a vehicle sales business at 10418 E. Truman Road in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri. [Application withdrawn by applicant.]

      Withdrawn

  3. A public hearing for the application by Pedro Ariel Vargas Dela Rosa requesting a Special Use Permit to operate a used vehicle sales business at 13801 E. 35th Street Ct S.  New Information Only.

    Held & Closed

    1. 18-083 - 2R. An ordinance approving a Special Use Permit to operate a vehicle sales business at 13801 E. 35th Street Court S. in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri.

      Failed

  4. A public hearing on the issuance of Chapter 100 Bonds by the City for the 39th Place Apartments project (also known as the Ansley Apartments project) to be located near the southeast corner of the intersection of Jackson Drive and East 39th Street.  Full Public Hearing.

    Held & Closed

  5. A public hearing for the voluntary annexation of two adjacent tracts, totaling 91.66 acres, located generally south of East Truman Road and east of South M-7 Highway, in Jackson, County, Missouri.  Full Public Hearing.

    Held & Closed

Non-Ordinance Action Items

  1. Council action is requested to issue a purchase order to HDR, in the amount of $104,720.00, for an Incident Energy Analysis Review for the Power & Light Department. [Postponed from September 4, 2018 Council meeting.]

    Approved

  2. Consideration of Council action to enter into a contract to lease electric vehicles and electric vehicle charging stations. [Postponed from September 4 Council Meeting.]

    Remanded Back to Staff

Ordinances

First Readings

INFORMATION ONLY

  1. The City Council is expected to convene in an Executive Session at 5:15 pm, Monday, September 17, 2018, in Conference Room A, on matters of personnel, as permitted by Sec. 610.021 (3).

    Reported

  2. Case 18-125-01, a request from Jennifer Asbury with the Spanos Corporation to rezone the property at 19700 East 39th Place South from R-6, Single Family Residential to R-30 PUD, High Density Residential PUD, was advertised for a new information only public hearing at the August 6, 2018, City Council meeting.  The applicant had initially requested that the first reading by City Council be delayed to September 4, 2018,  and second reading be held on September 17, 2018.  The applicant has requested a second continuance so that the first reading by City Council be delayed to September 17, 2018,  and second reading be held on October 1, 2018. As such, the September 17, 2018 City Council new information only public hearing on this item is continued to the October 1, 2018, City Council meeting. 

    Reported

  3. The Law Department is providing the following notification to the City Council of the claims paid and received during August, 2018.

    Reported

  4. Municipal Court Monthly Case summary Report for August, 2018.

    Reported

  5. The Council is expected to adjourn to an Adjourned Meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, September 24, 2018 in the Council Chambers to discuss matters, including Real Estate Property Tax Levy.

    Reported

CITIZEN REQUESTS

  1. Brenda Van Fleet requests to speak to Council regarding health hazards regarding 5G Networks.

    Spoke

  2. Beverly Harvey requests to speak to Council regarding Rockwood.

    Spoke

  3. Jason White requests to speak to Council regarding Independence Power and Light.

    Spoke

  4. Laura Dominik requests to speak to Council regarding ethical expectations of elected officials.

    Spoke

COUNCILMEMBER COMMENTS

ADJOURNMENT

"Is it good for the children?"

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