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City Council Action Letter Thursday, January 23, 2014

CITY COUNCIL ACTION LETTER
CITY OF LEE’S SUMMIT

Thursday, January 14, 2014


REGULAR SESSION NO. 40

5:30 P.M. CLOSED SESSION:  On motion of Councilmember Whitley, second by Councilmember Hofmann, the Council voted unanimously (Councilmembers Gray, Cockrell and Mosby “Absent”) to hold a closed session pursuant to Section 610.021(2) of the Revised Statutes of the State of Missouri.


6:15 P.M.  Mayor Rhoads called Regular Session No. 40 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                   Absent
Councilmember Brian Whitley        Present             Councilmember Bob Johnson                Present

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

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:  On motion of Councilmember Whitley, second by Mayor Pro Tem Gray, the Council voted unanimously (Councilmember Cockrell “Absent”) to approve the published amended agenda.

1.    PUBLIC COMMENTS:    There were no Public Comments.


2.    COUNCIL COMMENTS:   There were no Council Comments


3.    APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA:
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Whitley, second by Mayor Pro Tem Gray, the Council voted unanimously (Councilmember Cockrell “Absent”) to approve the Consent Agenda as follows:

A.    MAYOR’S APPOINTMENTS:

Board of Appeals: Reappoint Pam Schleiden, Steve Paterson, and Robert Crance terms to expire December 1, 2016.

Historic Preservation Commission: Appoint Eric Vaughan to replace Brett Methner, term to expire May 1, 2015.

B.    POLICE DEPARTMENT: Approval of change in managing officer for Jackson County Parks and Recreation (Frank White Softball Complex), 3901 SW Longview Road.



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. 14-11 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE CASH ESCROW DEPOSIT AGREEMENT GUARANTEEING INSTALLATION OF SUBDIVISION IMPROVEMENTS FOR THE PARKWOOD AT STONEY CREEK 6TH PLAT, LOTS 239-283 SUBDIVISION BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF LEE’S SUMMIT, MISSOURI AND GRIFFIN RILEY INVESTMENTS, LLC.
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Binney, second by Mayor Pro Tem Gray, the Council voted unanimously (Councilmember Cockrell “Absent”) to approve and numbered ORDINANCE NO. 7419.

B.    BILL NO. 14-07 AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING FINAL PLAT ENTITLED “PARKWOOD AT STONEY CREEK, 6TH PLAT, LOTS 239-283“, AS A SUBDIVISION TO THE CITY OF LEE’S SUMMIT, MISSOURI.
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Holland, second by Mayor Pro Tem Gray, the Council voted unanimously (Councilmember Cockrell “Absent”) to approve and numbered ORDINANCE NO. 7420.

C.    BILL NO. 14-08 AN ORDINANCE VACATING DEDICATED RIGHT-OF-WAY FOR TEMPORARY CUL-DE-SAC AT THE END OF WHISTLE DRIVE WITHIN THE SUBDIVISION ENTITLED “PARKWOOD AT STONEY CREEK, 5TH PLAT”, A SUBDIVISION IN THE CITY OF LEE'S SUMMIT, MISSOURI.
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Johnson, second by Mayor Pro Tem Gray, the Council voted unanimously (Councilmember Cockrell “Absent”) to approve and numbered ORDINANCE NO. 7421.

D.    BILL NO. 14-09 AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR AN ELECTION OF MUNICIPAL OFFICERS BY VOTERS IN THE CITY OF LEE'S SUMMIT, MISSOURI, AT THE GENERAL ELECTION TO BE HELD ON APRIL 8, 2014, AND PROVIDING THAT NOTICE OF SAID ELECTION BE GIVEN.
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Mayor Pro Tem Gray, second by  Councilmember Hofmann, the Council voted unanimously (Councilmember Cockrell “Absent”) to approve and numbered ORDINANCE NO. 7422.

E.    BILL NO. 14-10 AN ORDINANCE DETERMINING AND DECLARING THE NECESSITY OF ACQUIRING FOR PUBLIC USE CERTAIN PERMANENT RIGHTS-OF-WAY, PERMANENT EASEMENTS AND TEMPORARY CONSTRUCTION EASEMENTS FOR CERTAIN PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE LEE’S SUMMIT ROAD IMPROVEMENT PROJECT IN LEE’S SUMMIT, MISSOURI; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER AND HIS DESIGNEES TO NEGOTIATE FOR THE PURPOSE OF ACQUIRING THE NECESSARY INTERESTS IN LAND; AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY ATTORNEY AND HIS DESIGNEES TO INSTITUTE CONDEMNATION PROCEEDINGS IF SUCH INTERESTS IN LAND CANNOT BE ACQUIRED BY PURCHASE THROUGH GOOD FAITH NEGOTIATIONS.
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Whitley, second by Mayor Pro Tem Gray, the Council voted unanimously (Councilmember Cockrell “Absent”) to approve and numbered ORDINANCE NO. 7423.





5.    PRESENTATIONS:

A.    Update on Lee's Summit's Public and Private Sector Joint Marketing Alliance presented by Community Brand Manager Jim McKenna.
COUNCIL ACTION:  No Council Action Required.



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.    Lakewood Business Park Urban Renewal Area (LCRA District)
(Note: The applicant has requested this Public Hearing be CONTINUED to February 6, 2014.)
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Binney, second by Mayor Pro Tem Gray, the Council voted unanimously (Councilmember Cockrell “Absent”) to CONTINUE this Public Hearing to A DATE CERTAIN OF FEBRUARY 6, 2014.



7.    COMMITTEE REPORTS:  
     Mayor Pro Tem Gray commended the Budget Committee for getting an early start.  

    Councilmember Whitley advised the Public Works Committee heard ideas from staff about improving Snow Plan.

    Councilmember Mosby thanked staff for getting a report to Council within a week from the request regarding the Snow Plan.



8.     COUNCIL ROUNDTABLE:   Councilmember Hofmann would like a report on the Longview Conservation TIF.


9.    STAFF ROUNDTABLE:    Mr. Steve Arbo recognized Ms. Denise Chisum for being elected to the IIMC Board of Directors representing Missouri, Kansas and Illinois.
 
ADJOURNMENT:  There being no further business, Mayor Rhoads ADJOURNED the January 23, 2014, Regular City Council meeting at 7:45 p.m.


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