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City Council Action Letter June 6, 2013
CITY COUNCIL ACTION LETTER
CITY OF LEE’S SUMMIT
Thursday, June 6, 2013
REGULAR SESSION NO. 26
5:30 P.M. CLOSED SESSION: On motion of Councilmember Whitley, second by Councilmember Binney, the Council voted unanimously to hold a closed session pursuant to Section 610.021(13) of the Revised Statutes of the State of Missouri.
6:19 P.M. Mayor Rhoads called Regular Session No. 26 to order.
Invocation – Mayor Rhoads
Roll Call –
Councilmember Rob Binney Present Councilmember Kathy Hofmann Present
Councilmember Dave Mosby Present Mayor Pro-Tem Allan Gray Present
Councilmember Derek Holland Present Councilmember Ed Cockrell Present
Councilmember Brian Whitley Present Councilmember Bob Johnson Present
City Manager Steve Arbo and City Attorney Teresa Williams were also present.
APPROVAL OF AGENDA: On motion of Councilmember Whitley, second by Mayor Pro Tem Gray , the Council voted unanimously to approve the published amended agenda.
Update on Response to Storm Event and Review of the City’s Storm Water Task Force Report and Recommendations:
COUNCIL ACTION: This is for informational purposes. No Council Action required at this time.
1. PUBLIC COMMENTS: Ms. Mary Lowe, 105 NW Walnut, advised that her residence and her neighbor’s residence floods even without significant rain water. She would like the City to look at improving the drainage in this neighborhood. Her neighbor stated that she has lived with this for several years, but has not received any answers on when the issue would be resolved. She is seeking help from the Council for these improvements to be complete.
Mr. Richard Roberts, 540 SE Ashton Court, advised of flooding in his back yard due to pipes put in by the City and he would like the problem fixed by the City.
Mr. Robert Evans, 1510 SW 6th Street, would like street improvements and equipment for improvements should be completed and cleaned up within a few weeks, rather than months. He would also like the City to look at storm shelter requirements since the City is located within “Tornado Alley”.
Ms. Marsha Young, 501 NW Chipman Road, veteran of Desert Storm, wanted to bring awareness to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder as June is PTSD Awareness Month.
2. COUNCIL COMMENTS: Councilmember Cockrell advised that City required “safe rooms” due to tornado activity in 2003, however there was push back due to development costs. These home were slab homes and those are not built as often at this time.
Councilmember Johnson asked for Council consent to discuss a legislative item during Roundtable. Council reached a consensus for approval.
Councilmember Binney advised the Community Development Block Grant received more money than requested and he would like the Council to look at reducing administrative costs and putting more of the funds back in to the program.
3. APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA:
COUNCIL ACTION: On motion of Councilmember Whitley, second by Councilmember Gray, the Council voted unanimously to approve the Consent Agenda as follows:
A. MAYOR’S APPOINTMENTS:
Arts Council: Reappoint Paula Belser, Brad Cox and Beth Lindquist, terms to expire 7/22/16.
LS 360 Implementation Committee: Appoint Gina Seibel to replace Daren Fristoe.
B. FINANCE COMMITTEE:
NOTE: The following items were considered by the Finance Committee on May 21, 2013.
1) Approval of a Sole Source agreement with Telvent USA LLC, for the software support and maintenance of the SCADA OASyS DNA system in the amount of $32,502.00 for the first year of the agreement, $32,822.00 for the second year renewal option and $33,148.00 for the third year renewal option for the Water Utilities Operations Department.
2) Award of Bid #2013-098 for a One Year Contract with Three Possible One Year Contract Renewals for Plumbing Services for various City Departments to Mechanical Piping LLC.
3) Acceptance of the FY 2014 Property and Liability Insurance program for the City of Lee's Summit, Missouri.
4) Recommendation to extend the audit services contract through Fiscal Year 2013 with RubinBrown LLP.
C. PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE:
NOTE: The following items were considered by the Public Works Committee on May 21, 2013.
1) Award of Bid # 2013-101-C for the installation of a Traffic Signal and Interconnect at the intersection of Lakewood Way & Bowlin Road, to Leath & Sons Inc. in the amount of $172,701.73.
2) Award of Bid No. 2013-097-C for Traffic Calming Projects including Bridlewood Drive (Primary Bid) and Coral Drive (Alternate Bid) to Gunter Construction in the amount of $78,690.
3) Award of Bid No. 4401-15C for the FY 2014 Micro Surface to Vance Brothers, Inc in the amount of $1,261,299.44.
4) Award of Bid No. 4401-14C for the FY 2014 Overlay Program to Superior Bowen Asphalt Company, L.L.C. in the amount of $1,803,955.26.
4. PROPOSED ORDINANCES:
A. BILL NO. 13-61 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING, ADOPTING AND APPROPRIATING THE BUDGET OF THE CITY OF LEE'S SUMMIT, MISSOURI, FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2014.
COUNCIL ACTION: On motion of Mayor Pro-Tem Gray, second by Councilmember Whitley, the Council voted 7 “Aye”, 1 “No” (Councilmember Cockrell) to approve and numbered ORDINANCE NO. 7333.
B. BILL NO. 13-62 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A PUBLIC SERVICE AGREEMENT WITH THE DOWNTOWN LEE’S SUMMIT MAIN STREET. (BC 4-12-13)
COUNCIL ACTION: On motion of Councilmember Binney, second by Mayor Pro Tem Gray, the Council voted unanimously to approve and numbered ORDINANCE NO. 7334.
C. BILL NO. 13-63 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A PUBLIC SERVICE AGREEMENT WITH THE LEE’S SUMMIT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL. (BC 4-12-13)
COUNCIL ACTION: On motion of Councilmember Holland, second by Councilmember Mosby, the Council voted 6 “Aye”, 2 “No” (Councilmembers Cockrell and Johnson) to approve and numbered ORDINANCE NO. 7335.
D. BILL NO. 13-64 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A PUBLIC SERVICE AGREEMENT WITH THE LEE’S SUMMIT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. (BC 4-12-13)
COUNCIL ACTION: On motion of Councilmember Mosby, second by Mayor Pro Tem Gray, the Council voted 7 “Aye”, 1 “No” (Councilmember Johnson) to approve and numbered ORDINANCE NO. 7336.
E. BILL NO. 13-65 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 29. TRAFFIC AND MOTOR VEHICLES, OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE CITY OF LEE’S SUMMIT, MISSOURI, BY REVISING APPENDIX B. SCHEDULE OF STOPPING, STANDING AND PARKING RESTRICTIONS FOR CERTAIN SEGMENTS OF STREETS LOCATED IN THE CITY OF LEE’S SUMMIT. (PWC 5/12/13)
COUNCIL ACTION: On motion of Councilmember Johnson, second by Mayor Pro Tem Gray, the Council voted unanimously to approve and numbered ORDINANCE NO. 7337.
A. RES. NO. 13-07 A RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE FY2014-2018 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PLAN (CIP) IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CITY OF LEE'S SUMMIT CHARTER. (PWC 4-16-13)
COUNCIL ACTION: On motion of Councilmember Cockrell, second by Councilmember Whitley, the Council voted unanimously to approve RESOLUTION NO. 13-07.
Mayor Rhoads recognized Boy Scouts that were in attendance.
Mr. Sid Marlow, President of the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), presented Mr. Conrad Lamb, Director of Finance, an Excellence in Government Award.
6. 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. Continued Public Hearing regarding the creation of Enhanced Enterprise Zones.
(Note: This Public Hearing was continued from May 16, 2013 per the applicant’s request.)
COUNCIL ACTION: On motion of Councilmember Cockrell , second by Councilmember Mosby, the Council voted 7 “Aye”, 1 “Away from Table” (Councilmember Binney) to direct the Enhanced Enterprise Zone Advisory Board and staff to discontinue efforts towards the pursuit of creating an Enhanced Enterprise Zone within the City of Lee's Summit, Missouri.
7. OTHER BUSINESS:
A. Environment and Natural Resource Committee: Waiver of landfill disposal fees for Deffenbaugh Disposal Service in association with the Prairie Lee Lake Cleanup.
COUNCIL ACTION: The Council reached a consensus against waiving landfill disposal fees for lake communities trash clean-up events.
B. Proposed Second Amendment to the East US 50 Highway Corridor Improvement TIF District.
COUNCIL ACTION: Council reached a consensus (Councilmember Mosby “Away from Table”) to move forward with the Second Amendment to the East US 50 Highway Corridor Improvement TIF District.
C. Discussion of LSEDC Public Service Agreement - FY 2014/2015.
COUNCIL ACTION: Councilmember Johnson moved, second by Councilmember Holland , to form a Task Force that consists of; a) two members of the City Council, b) two members of the LSEDC Executive Committee, c) the LSEDC President, and d) the City Manager to determine a baseline and how to measure their productivity and results. After discussion, Councilmember Johnson withdrew the motion. Councilmember Holland withdrew his second.
The Council reached a consensus to assign this matter to the CEDC to get further information and to determine if a Task Force is necessary to complete the tasks that Councilmember Johnson mentioned.
8. COMMITTEE REPORTS: There were no Committee reports.
9. COUNCIL ROUNDTABLE:
• Councilmember Johnson noted several Councilmembers were at a meeting regarding development of spec buildings and comprehensive plans to do so. He would like the Mayor Pro Tem to assign a committee to discuss comprehensive plans for plots of land within Lee’s Summit where developers are only using a portion of a plot of land. Mayor Pro Tem agreed to do so.
10. STAFF ROUNDTABLE: There was no Staff Roundtable.
ADJOURNMENT: There being no further business, Mayor Rhoads ADJOURNED the June 6, 2013, Regular City Council meeting at 8:20 p.m.
Trisha Fowler, Deputy City Clerk
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