City of Independence, Missouri

City of Independence

Council Agenda

June 17, 2019

6:00 PM, Council Chambers

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INVOCATION

Tim Allison, Bereavement Coordinator, Great Lakes Caring Hospice

THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL

CITIZEN REQUESTS

  1. Stacia Hessenflow requests to speak to Council regarding health insurance benefits.

    Spoke

  2. Keith Querry requests to speak to Council regarding StayWell.

    Spoke

  3. Dr. Dale Herl wishes to speak to Council regarding the budget amendments. 

    Spoke

  4. Mark Velder requests to speak to Council regarding discrimination against employees. [3 Minutes]

    Spoke

CONSENT AGENDA

Reports and Recommendations of the City Manager

  1. Council action is request to authorize the City Manager to execute a contract with Kansas City Area Transportation Authority for the purpose of providing Inter-City bus services in and to the City of Independence, Inter-City and Intra-City paratransit services and transit management services for the period of July 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019 in the amount of $446,884, and authorizing future minor change orders not to exceed $44,000.

    Approved

  2. Council action to issue a purchase order to Altec Industries, in the amount of $326,613.00, for the purchase of two (2) new aerial line trucks for the Power & Light Department as replacements for existing assets.

    Approved

  3. Approval is recommended to amend the Schedule of Fees for the City of Independence effective July 1, 2019.

    Approved

Resolutions

REGULAR AGENDA

Public Hearings

  1. A public hearing for the application by Victor Arreola requesting a rezoning from R-12, Two-Family Residential to C-2, General Commercial, for the property located at 1026 E. 23rd Street S.  New Information Only.

    Held and Closed

    1. 19-032 - 2R.  An ordinance amending the Zoning District Map as to a tract of land located at 1026 E. 23rd Street from district R-12 (Two Family Residential) to District C-2 (General Commercial) in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri.

      Ord. #19015

  2. A public hearing for the application by Wilson Homes and Construction, Inc., requesting a rezoning from R-6, Single Family Residential, R-18/PUD (Moderate Density Residential/Planned Unit Development and C-2, General Commercial to R-6, Single-Family Residential and C-3, Service Commercial, for the property located at 15804 E. Cogan Lane and 15803 E. US 24 Highway.

    Held and Closed

    1. 19-033 - 2R.  An ordinance amending the Zoning District Map as to tracts of ground located at 15804 E. Cogan Lane and 15803 E. US 24 Highway from District R-6 (Single-Family Residential), District R-18/PUD (Moderate Density Residential/Planned Unit Development) and District C-2 (General Commercial) to District R-6 (Single-Family Residential) and District C-3 (Service Commercial) in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri.

      Ord. #19016

Ordinances

First Readings

INFORMATION ONLY

  1. Case 19-175-02, an amendment to the Unified Development Ordinance, Chapter 14, of the Independence City Code relating to medical marijuana facilities in Sections 14-201, 14-301, 14-302 and 14-421, was advertised for a full public hearing at the June 17, 2019 City Council meeting. The City Council continued this case and the full public hearing is continued to the July 15, 2019 City Council meeting.

    Reported

  2. Municipal Court Monthly Case Report May 2019

    Reported

  3. The City Clerk has received notification that Mayor Weir has reappointed Susan G. Watkins, as Municipal Judge to serve in the Municipal Court of the City of Independence, for a term from July 1, 2019-June 30, 2023.

    Reported

COUNCILMEMBER COMMENTS

ADJOURNMENT

"Is it good for the children?"

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