City of Independence, Missouri

Independence for All Strategic Plan 2017-2021

Independence for All Strategic Plan 2017-2021

City of Independence - A Great American Story

This agenda was postponed from December 16, 2019, City Council Meeting. Special Called Council Agenda

December 30, 2019

6:00 PM, Council Chambers

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Rev. Jorge Arvelo, Chaplain One Community Hospice




Reports and Recommendations of the City Manager

  1. Council action is requested to issue a contract to SHEDIGS IT LLC, in the amount of $386,906.81 for the Crescent Meadows Storm Drainage Improvements project for the Water Pollution Control Department. 


  2. Council action is requested to enter into master contracts with KC Freightliner, Landmark Dodge, Midway Ford Truck Center, Molle Chevrolet, Inc., Olathe Ford, Roberts Chevrolet Buick, Summit Truck Group, Randy Curnow Auto Group, Shawnee Mission Ford, Westfall O’Dell Truck Sales, Molle Toyota, Inc. and MHC Kenworth for vehicles for City departments for one year, with four possible one year renewal periods.




Public Hearings

  1. A public hearing for the application by Douglas Pope requesting a rezoning from R-12, Two-Family Residential, to R-18/PUD, Medium Density Residential/Planned Unit Development, and approve a Preliminary Development Plan for the property located at 303 S. Hunter Street.  New Information Only.

    Held and Closed

    1. 19-085 - 2R.  An ordinance approving a rezoning from District R-6 (Single-Family Residential) to District R-18/PUD (Medium Density Residential/Planned Unit Development) and approving a preliminary development plan for the property at 303 S. Hunter Street, in Independence, Missouri.

      Ord. #19072

  2. A public hearing on the Southwest Independence Redevelopment Plan and 353 Tax Abatement.  Full Public Hearing.

    Held and Closed

    1. 19-086 - 2R.  An ordinance approving the Southwest Independence Redevelopment Plan, establishing a redevelopment area and designating the area as blighted; and further approving the creation of the Southwest Independence 353 Redevelopment Corporation to be organized pursuant to the Urban Redevelopment Corporation Law.

      Ord. #19073

  3. A public hearing for the amendment to the Unified Development Ordinance, Chapter 14, of the Independence City Code relating to Short-Term Rentals in Section 14-420.  Full Public Hearing.


    1. 19-088 - 2R.  An ordinance amending the Unified Development Ordinance, Chapter 14, of the Independence City Code pertaining to Short Term Rental Regulations.

      Ord. #19074

Non-Ordinance Action Items

  1. 19-837 - A resolution acknowledging the recommendation of the Public Utility Advisory Board and directing the City Manager to evaluate the elimination of energy production within the Power and Light Department. 

    Remanded Back to PUAB


First Readings


  1. The City Clerk's Office is in receipt of the Arrowhead Community Improvement District Annual Report ending June 30, 2019.


  2. Municipal Division Monthly Case Report November 2019




"Independence for All"

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