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City Council Action Letter Thursday, May 1, 2014

CITY COUNCIL ACTION LETTER
CITY OF LEE’S SUMMIT

REGULAR SESSION NO. 1
Thursday, May 1, 2014

City Council Chambers
City Hall
220 SE Green Street
Lee’s Summit, Missouri

6:15 P.M.    Mayor Rhoads called Regular Session No. 1 to order.  

Invocation – Mayor Rhoads 

Roll Call –
Councilmember Rob Binney Present                Councilmember Diane Forte   Present
Councilmember Dave Mosby Present              Mayor Pro-Tem Allan Gray   Present
Councilmember Derek Holland Present            Councilmember Trish Carlyle Present
Councilmember Diane Seif Present                   Councilmember Bob Johnson Present

City Manager Steve Arbo and Acting City Attorney Rich Wood were also present. 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:  On motion of Mayor Pro Tem Gray, second by Councilmember Holland, the Council voted unanimously to approve the published amended agenda.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:   Mayor asked that Item 3.B. 1. be removed from the Consent Agenda for the purpose of Abstention. On motion of Mayor Pro Tem Gray, second by Councilmember Holland, the Council voted unanimously to approve the published amended agenda.

1. PUBLIC COMMENTS:  
 Mr. Dave Kemp asked the Council to review the sign and mural regulations in the Central Business District with downtown Lee’s Summit.
 Mr. Ed Prutia, Somerset HOA, asked for an update on what has been done to remedy flooding along the creek that runs from 50 Highway to Langsford Road.  

2. COUNCIL COMMENTS:  
 Councilmember Johnson asked Mr. Bob McKay, Director of Planning and Development, if the Planning Commission was planning to consider changes to painting and murals in downtown.
 Mr. McKay advised that this is planned to be discussed at a future meeting.
 Councilmember Johnson would like to wait for the amendments to be considered before enforcement of mural as it pertains to a current application for a sign/mural in downtown.
 Mr. Arbo advised that he would have this matter placed on the May 15, 2014 Regular Session agenda.
      
3. APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA:
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Binney, second by Councilmember Holland, the Council voted unanimously to approve the Consent Agenda as follows: 
A. MAYOR’S APPOINTMENTS:  
Health Education Advisory Board:  Appoint Karna Stuchlik to replace Sherri Lozano, term to expire 7-1-15.
Jackson County Board of Equalization:  Reappoint Lance Dillenschneider for a one year term.
Parks and Recreation Board:  Reappoint Paula Belser, Marly McMillen and Brian Hutchin, terms to expire 5-31-17.
Public Safety Advisory Board:  Reappoint Larry James, James Preisig and Bill Morrow, terms to expire 5-1-17.
B. POLICE DEPARTMENT:  
1) Approval of type G3 & S liquor license for Main Slice, 235 SE Main Street.
2) Change of managing officer for Outback Steakhouse, 1731 NE Douglas Street.

On motion of Councilmember Binney, second by Councilmember Mayor Pro Tem Gray, the Council voted 7n “Aye”, 1 “Abstain” (Councilmember Forte) to approve the Consent Agenda as follows

B.  POLICE DEPARTMENT:  
1) Approval of type G3 & S liquor license for Main Slice, 235 SE Main Street.

4. PROPOSED ORDINANCES
The following proposed ordinances, submitted as bills, are often passed with little or no discussion.  All items were previously discussed by the Council or Council Committee.  This is a formal reading of proposed ordinances, as required by the City Charter.

A. BILL NO. 14-47 AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING FINAL PLAT ENTITLED “WINTERSET VALLEY, 8TH PLAT, LOTS 1335 THRU 1357 & TRACTS A8 THRU D8”, AS A SUBDIVISION TO THE CITY OF LEE’S SUMMIT, MISSOURI.
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Mayor Pro Tem Gray, second by Councilmember Binney, the Council voted 7 “Aye”, 1 “Away From Table” (Councilmember Mosby) to approve and numbered ORDINANCE NO. 7451. 
ROLL CALL:  
Councilmember Seif Aye      Councilmember Carlyle Aye
Councilmember Johnson Aye      Mayor Pro Tem Gray Aye
Councilmember Mosby AFT      Councilmember Forte Aye
Councilmember Binney Aye      Councilmember Holland Aye

B. BILL NO. 14-48 APPROVAL OF AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 2. ADMINISTRATION, ARTICLE II. COUNCIL, DIVISION 3. STANDING COMMITTEES, SECTIONS 2-52 AND 2-53 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF LEE’S SUMMIT.   (RC 3-18-14)
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Johnson, second by Mayor Pro Tem Gray, the Council voted unanimously to approve and numbered ORDINANCE NO. 7452. 

ROLL CALL:  
Councilmember Seif Aye      Councilmember Carlyle Aye
Councilmember Johnson Aye      Mayor Pro Tem Gray Aye
Councilmember Mosby Aye      Councilmember Forte Aye
Councilmember Binney Aye      Councilmember Holland Aye

C. BILL NO. 14-49 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 11, COURT, ARTICLE III. PROCEDURE OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE CITY OF LEE’S SUMMIT, MISSOURI TO PROVIDE FOR AN ADDITIONAL MUNICIPAL COURT COST OF TWO DOLLARS ($2.00) TO BE ASSESSED AND DEPOSITED IN AN INMATE SECURITY FUND. (FC 4-15-14)
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Holland, second by Mayor Pro Tem Gray, the Council voted 7 “Aye”, 1 “No” (Councilmember Johnson) to approve and numbered ORDINANCE NO. 7453.

ROLL CALL:  
Councilmember Seif Aye              Councilmember CarlyleAye
Councilmember Johnson No         Mayor Pro Tem Gray Aye
Councilmember Mosby Aye         Councilmember Forte Aye
Councilmember Binney Aye         Councilmember HollandAye

D. BILL NO. 14-50 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN EASEMENT FOR PIPELINE RIGHT-OF-WAY BY AND BETWEEN THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY AND THE CITY OF LEE'S SUMMIT, MISSOURI FOR THE ACQUISITION OF SANITARY SEWER LINE EASEMENTS NEEDED FOR TWO SANITARY SEWER LINES LOCATED ON PROPERTY OWNED BY THE UNITED STATES NEAR BLUE SPRINGS LAKE. (PWC 4-15-14)
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Binney, second by Mayor Pro Tem Gray, the Council voted unanimously to approve and numbered ORDINANCE NO. 7454

ROLL CALL:  
Councilmember Seif Aye       Councilmember Carlyle Aye
Councilmember Johnson Aye       Mayor Pro Tem Gray Aye
Councilmember Mosby Aye       Councilmember Forte Aye
Councilmember Binney Aye       Councilmember Holland Aye

E. BILL NO. 14-51 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN ACQUISITION AGREEMENT FOR RIGHT-OF-WAY AND TEMPORARY CONSTRUCTION EASEMENTS IN THE AMOUNT OF $9,800.00, AND THE EXECUTION OF SAID TEMPORARY CONSTRUCTION EASEMENT AND RIGHT OF WAY EASEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF LEE’S SUMMIT, MISSOURI AND THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE. (PWC 4-15-14)
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Mosby, second by Mayor Pro Tem Gray, the Council voted unanimously to approve and numbered ORDINANCE NO. 7455

ROLL CALL:  
Councilmember Seif Aye       Councilmember Carlyle Aye
Councilmember Johnson Aye       Mayor Pro Tem Gray Aye
Councilmember Mosby Aye       Councilmember Forte Aye
Councilmember Binney Aye       Councilmember Holland Aye

5. PROCLAMATIONS:
A. Lee's Summit Chamber of Commerce
COUNCIL ACTION:  No Council Action Required 
B. National Drinking Water Week
COUNCIL ACTION:  No Council Action Required
C. Historic Preservation Month
COUNCIL ACTION:  No Council Action Required
D. May Bike & Walk Month
COUNCIL ACTION:  No Council Action Required

6. PRESENTATIONS:
A. Presentation of Certificates to Participants of the 2014 Lee’s Summit Citizens Leadership Academy
COUNCIL ACTION:  No Council Action Required 
B. Community Marketing Program
COUNCIL ACTION:  No Council Action Required
C. Presentation by the Lee’s Summit Arts Council of Conceptual Plans for An Outdoor Performance Space at 123 SE 3rd Street
COUNCIL ACTION:  No Council Action Required

7. PUBLIC HEARINGS (Sworn):
In an effort to assist applicants who travel from outside the Kansas City Metropolitan Area, every effort will be made to hear the application on the scheduled meeting date.  

A. SPECIAL USE PERMIT Renewal – Longview Mansion Events Tent, 1200 SW Longview Park Drive; Longview Mansion, applicant. (Appl. #14-003)
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Mayor Pro Tem Gray, second by Councilmember Holland, the Council voted unanimously to direct staff to PRESENT AN ORDINANCE approving Application #2014-003, Special Use Permit Renewal – Longview Mansion Events Tent, 1200 SW Longview Park Drive; Longview Mansion, applicant, subject to staff’s letter dated April 23, 2014, as amended to increase the Special Use Permit period to 8 (eight) years.   

B. SPECIAL USE PERMIT for indoor recreational– The Firm, 1320 SW Market Street; Matt Mitchell, applicant. (Appl. #14-015)
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Holland, second by Mayor Pro Tem Gray , the Council voted unanimously to direct staff to PRESENT AN ORDINANCE approving Application #2014-015, Special Use Permit for indoor recreational– The Firm, 1320 SW Market Street; Matt Mitchell, applicant, subject to staff’s letter dated April 23, 2014, Items 1-3.

C. PRELIMINARY DEVELOPMENT PLAN – Adams Toyota, 501 NE Colbern Road; Adams Family Investments LLP, applicant.  (Appl. #14-011)
 COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Mayor Pro-Tem Gray, second by Councilmember Holland, the Council voted unanimously, to direct staff to PRESENT AN ORDINANCE approving Application #2014-011, Preliminary Development Plan for Adams Toyota, 501 NE Colbern Road; Adams Family Investments LLP, applicant , subject to staff’s letter dated April 23, 2014, with Condition #1.

D.  REZONING from AG to RDR – 4350 SW Pryor Road; Joe Privitera, applicant.  (Appl. #14-012)
 COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Mayor Pro-Tem Gray, second by Councilmember Johnson, the Council voted unanimously to direct staff to PRESENT AN ORDINANCE approving Application #2014-012, Rezoning from AG to RDR – 4350 SW Pryor Road; Joe Privitera, applicant, subject to staff’s letter dated April 23, 2014. 
  
E. Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority (LCRA) - US 50 / M-291 Highway Urban Renewal Area creation, Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority, applicant. (Application #2014-002)
 COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Forte, second by Councilmember Mosby, the Council voted 7 “aye”, 0 “no”, 1 “absent from the table” (Councilmember Holland), to direct staff to DRAFT AN ORDINANCE approving Application #2014-002, Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority (LCRA) area - US 50 / M-291 Highway, Lee’s Summit, Missouri, pursuant to the provisions of the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority Law, sections 99.300 to 99.600 RSMo.     
  
8. OTHER BUSINESS:

A. BILL NO. 14-52 AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT RENEWAL FOR LONGVIEW MANSION EVENTS TENT IN DISTRICT PMIX ON LAND LOCATED AT 1200 SW LONGVIEW PARK DRIVE FOR A PERIOD OF FIVE (5) YEARS FROM THE PREVIOUS EXPIRATION DATE, ALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE 10 WITHIN THE UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE, FOR THE CITY OF LEE'S SUMMIT, MISSOURI.
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Forte, second by Mayor Pro Tem Gray, the Council voted unanimously to approve and numbered ORDINANCE NO. 7456.

ROLL CALL:  
Councilmember Seif Aye      Councilmember Carlyle Aye
Councilmember Johnson Aye      Mayor Pro Tem Gray Aye
Councilmember Mosby Aye      Councilmember Forte Aye
Councilmember Binney Aye      Councilmember Holland Aye


B. BILL NO. 14-53 AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT FOR INDOOR RECREATION IN DISTRICT PI ON LAND LOCATED AT 1320 SW MARKET STREET FOR A PERIOD OF TEN (10) YEARS, ALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE 10 WITHIN THE UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE, FOR THE CITY OF LEE'S SUMMIT, MISSOURI.
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Seif, second by Mayor Pro-Tem Gray, the Council voted unanimously to approve and numbered ORDINANCE NO. 7457.

ROLL CALL:  
Councilmember Seif Aye      Councilmember Carlyle Aye
Councilmember Johnson Aye      Mayor Pro Tem Gray Aye
Councilmember Mosby Aye      Councilmember Forte Aye
Councilmember Binney Aye      Councilmember Holland Aye


C. BILL NO. 14-54 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A PRELIMINARY DEVELOPMENT PLAN ON LAND LOCATED AT 501 NE COLBERN ROAD, IN DISTRICT CP-2, PROPOSED ADAMS TOYOTA, ALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE, NO. 5209, FOR THE CITY OF LEE'S SUMMIT, MISSOURI.
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Carlyle, second by Mayor Pro-Tem Gray, the Council voted unanimously to approve and numbered ORDINANCE NO. 7458.

ROLL CALL:  
Councilmember Seif Aye       Councilmember Carlyle Aye
Councilmember Johnson Aye       Mayor Pro Tem Gray Aye
Councilmember Mosby Aye       Councilmember Forte Aye
Councilmember Binney Aye       Councilmember Holland Aye

D. BILL NO. 14-55 AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A CHANGE IN ZONING CLASSIFICATION FROM AG TO RDR, LAND LOCATED AT 4350 SW PRYOR ROAD, ALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE NO. 5209 FOR THE CITY OF LEE'S SUMMIT, MISSOURI.
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Binney, second by Mayor Pro-Tem Gray, the Council voted 7 “aye”, 0 “no”, 1 “absent from the table”, to approve and numbered ORDINANCE NO. 7459.

ROLL CALL:  
Councilmember Seif Aye                  Councilmember Carlyle Aye
Councilmember Johnson Aye           Mayor Pro Tem Gray Aye
Councilmember Mosby Absent        Councilmember Forte Aye
Councilmember Binney Aye             Councilmember Holland Aye


E. BILL NO. 14-56 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF LEE’S SUMMIT, MISSOURI AND THE CALDWELL COUNTY DETENTION CENTER FOR THE CONFINEMENT OF PRISONERS.
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Johnson, second by Mayor Pro-Tem Gray, the Council voted 7 “Aye”,  “1“Away from Table”, to approve and numbered ORDINANCE NO. 7460.

ROLL CALL:  
Councilmember Seif Aye              Councilmember Carlyle Aye
Councilmember Johnson Aye        Mayor Pro Tem Gray Aye
Councilmember Mosby Aye         Councilmember Forte Aye
Councilmember Binney Aye         Councilmember Holland Absent

F. BILL NO. 14-57 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A LICENSE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE MISSOURI HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION, THE LEE’S SUMMIT, MISSOURI MUNICIPAL BUILDING AUTHORITY AND THE CITY OF LEE'S SUMMIT, MISSOURI FOR A GATEWAY MONUMENT NEAR I470 AND VIEW HIGH DRIVE.
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Carlyle, second by Mayor Pro-Tem Gray, the Council voted unanimously to approve and numbered ORDINANCE NO. 7461.

ROLL CALL:  
Councilmember Seif Aye            Councilmember Carlyle Aye
Councilmember Johnson Aye      Mayor Pro Tem Gray Aye
Councilmember Mosby Aye        Councilmember Forte Aye
Councilmember Binney Aye        Councilmember Holland Aye

G. Election of Mayor Pro Tempore.
COUNCIL ACTION:  Mayor Rhoads opened the floor for nominations.  Councilmember Mosby nominated Councilmember Gray to serve as Mayor Pro-Tem and Councilmember Binney was nominated by Councilmember Forte.  Upon the close of nominations, the Council voted 5 (Councilmembers Holland, Seif Johnson and Gray) to 3 (Councilmembers Forte, Carlyle and Binney) to elect Councilmember Alan Gray to serve as Mayor Pro-Tem for a term of one year.

9.   COMMITTEE REPORTS (Committee chairs report on matters held in Committee):
 There were no committee reports

10.   COUNCIL ROUNDTABLE:
 Councilmember Holland advised that the Council agenda for May 15th contains items regarding the Summit Place application.  He reiterated his request for additional information from the applicant on lease arrangements, revenue stream and both prospective and eliminated tenants.  He suggested councilmembers look for objective information because this development is very important to the future of the city.  
 Councilmember Binney mentioned AOK Day, which was started by a Girl Scout Troop in the community last year.  This “Random Acts of Kindness” movement has become quite a growing event.  
 Councilmember Binney also asked about the status of the RFP for Arnold Hall.  Mr. Arbo explained the Council directed Staff to not pursue the RFP in order to allow the Arts Council an opportunity to report back to the Council regarding the space, which was presented earlier in this meeting.  Discussion of the RFP will be added to the May 15th agenda for consideration.  
 Mayor Pro-Tem Gray will be sending out a survey to councilmembers regarding appointments to Council Committees and liaisons, as well as information on the Council retreat.  
 Mayor Rhoads noted there will be a groundbreaking ceremony Saturday for a new parochial high school.  
  
11.   STAFF ROUNDTABLE:  Mr. Arbo informed the Council a special session is planned for May 29 to discuss the City budget.

ADJOURNMENT:  There being no further business, Mayor Rhoads ADJOURNED the May 1, 2014, Regular City Council meeting at 10:10 p.m. 


Trisha Fowler
Deputy City Clerk 



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