Lee's Summit Tribune

Home
CATEGORIES
Welcome
News
Community
Health
Downtown Lee's Summit
R-7 School News
Greenwood,MO
Lake Lotawana, MO
Contact Us
Obituaries
Opinion
Sports
Mavericks
Scouting News
VFW News
Lee's Summit Council Updates
Police Blotter
Election-Legals

Welcome to the new home of Lee's Summit Tribune. We are dedicated to providing you the most current and accurate news and events in Lee's Summit
Home » Lee's Summit Council Updates » City Council Action Letter, Thursday, January...

City Council Action Letter, Thursday, January 9, 2014

CITY COUNCIL ACTION LETTER
CITY OF LEE’S SUMMIT

Thursday, January 9, 2014

REGULAR SESSION NO. 39

5:45 P.M. CLOSED SESSION:  On motion of Councilmember  , second by Councilmember , the Council voted unanimously 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. 39 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 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 7 “aye”, 1 “no” (Councilmember Cockrell) to approve the published agenda.

1.    PUBLIC COMMENTS:    
    Dr. Charles Spencer, geologist, spoke on behalf of neighbors in the area around The Family Farm project (I-470 and View High Drive), specifically regarding a draft report from TerraCon.  Residents reported hearing hammering on the property, which would not only be a violation but poses a risk to adjacent areas and homeowners.  Ms. Carol Secriest, Bent Tree Bluffs, also spoke in opposition to the development of this property.  
    Mr. Richard Hunt was present to voice his negative opinion of the City’s measures clearing the streets of snow.  


2.    COUNCIL COMMENTS:   
    Councilmember Whitley asked the Council to place a “stay” on the Special Use Permit granted by the Council for The Family Ranch reclamation project in order to resolve some issues.  Councilmember Johnson wanted to know what entity was responsible for oversight of the project.  
    Councilmember Whitley commented on the snow removal process.  In his opinion, Lee’s Summit’s method of clearing the streets was the same as other cities.   


3.    APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA:
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Whitley, second by Councilmember Mosby, the Council voted unanimously to approve the Consent Agenda as follows:
A.    MAYOR’S APPOINTMENTS:

1)    TIF Commission:  Appoint Marty Brooks, to replace Julie Ellis, term to expire 12-15-14.

B.    FINANCE COMMITTEE:
NOTE:  These items were considered by the Finance Committee on December 17, 2013.
1)    Approval of a sole source purchase justification for encoder receiver transmitter (ERT) units for radio read meters to Itron, Inc. for the annual amount of $204,902.20 for the Water Utilities Department.
2)    Award of Bid No. 2014-027 for a one (1) year Term & Supply contract with Four (4) possible one-year contract renewals for Underground Facilities Locating and Marking Services for the Water Utilities Operations Division to USIC Locating Services, Inc. based on the unit price of $8.25 per locate request.
3)    Award of Bid No. 2014-051 for a one (1) year Term & Supply contract with three (3) possible one-year contract renewals for Meter Setting Parts for the Water Utilities Department to HD Supply Waterworks.
4)    Award of Bid #2014-065 for a one year Term & Supply contract with Three Possible One Year contract renewals for Ferric/Ferrous Chloride for the Water Utilities Operations Division to Kemira Water Solutions, Inc.

C.    PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE:
1)    NOTE:  These items were considered by the Finance Committee on December 17, 2013.
2)    Award of the On-Call agreement for Professional Engineering Services (RFQ-2014-301-1 and RFQ-2014-301-2) for water and sanitary sewer to HDR Engineering, Inc. (301-1) and Olsson Associates Inc. (301-2) for a one year period with two additional one year renewal options.  
3)    Approval of the execution of a Distribution Line Relocation Agreement, in support of the Tudor Road Improvements (Douglas to Ward) project, by and between Kansas City Power & Light Greater Missouri Operations Company ("KCPL"), a Missouri Corporation and the City of Lee's Summit, Missouri.
4)    Approval of Modification No. 2 to the Professional Engineering Services Agreement with Olsson Associates, for Optional Services related to Phase 2 of the Tudor Road Improvements (Project 89101-D), for an increase of $30,027.75 and a revised not-to-exceed amount of $775,124.75.
5)    Approval of an Agreement with HDR Engineers for Professional Design Services for the Water Utilities Service Facility, RFQ NO. 14431683-D, for a maximum fee of $938,328.

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. 14-01 APPROVAL OF AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A MISSOURI HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION SECOND SUPPLEMENTAL AGREEMENT TO AIRPORT AID AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF LEE'S SUMMIT, MISSOURI, AND THE MISSOURI HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION, GRANTING STATE FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $74,357.00 FOR LAND ACQUISITION FOR RUNWAY 18-36 EXTENSION AT THE LEE'S SUMMIT MUNICIPAL AIRPORT. (PWC 12-17-13)
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Mosby, second by Mayor Pro-Tem Gray, the Council voted 7 “aye”, 1 “no” (Councilmember Holland) to approve and numbered ORDINANCE NO. 7413.

B.    BILL NO. 14-02 APPROVAL OF AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A MISSOURI HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION AMENDMENT NO 2 TO STATE BLOCK GRANT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF LEE'S SUMMIT, MISSOURI, AND THE MISSOURI HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION, GRANTING FEDERAL FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,825,575.00 FOR LAND ACQUISITION FOR RUNWAY 18-36 EXTENSION AT THE LEE'S SUMMIT MUNICIPAL AIRPORT. (PWC 12-17-13)
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Binney, second by Mayor Pro-Tem Gray, the Council voted 7 “aye”, 1 “no” (Councilmember Holland), to approve and numbered ORDINANCE NO. 7414.

C.    BILL NO. 14-03 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE LEASE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN ROGER L. AND SHERYL L. FENDER AND THE CITY OF LEE’S SUMMIT, MISSOURI, FOR THE USE OF THE PROPERTY AT 216-218 DOUGLAS STREET FOR ADDITIONAL DOWNTOWN PUBLIC PARKING.
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Johnson, second by  Mayor Pro-Tem Gray, the Council voted unanimously to approve and numbered ORDINANCE NO. 7415.

D.    BILL NO. 14-04 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ARTICLE VII. CHICKENS, OF CHAPTER 5. ANIMALS OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF LEE’S SUMMIT.
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Whitley, second by  Mayor Pro-Tem Gray, the Council voted 5 “aye”, 3 “no” (Councilmembers Cockrell, Binney and Hofmann), to approve and numbered ORDINANCE NO. 7416.

E.    BILL NO. 14-05 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE ABUNDANT LIFE BAPTIST CHURCH OF LEE’S SUMMIT, MISSOURI AND THE CITY OF LEE'S SUMMIT, MISSOURI, FOR THE ABUNDANT LIFE BAPTIST CHURCH DEVELOPMENT.
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Mayor Pro Tem Gray, second by Councilmember Mosby, the Council voted unanimously to approve and numbered ORDINANCE NO. 7417.


5.    PRESENTATIONS:

A.    Employee Recognition – Distinguished Service Awards
COUNCIL ACTION:  City Manager Steve Arbor recognized the employees who received Distinguished Service Awards throughout the year and especially  Police Sgt. Rod Schaeffer, Employee of the Year.

B.    UPDATE regarding application of Snow Plan during recent winter storm events.
COUNCIL ACTION:  Mr. Bob Hartnett, Deputy Director of Public Works, reviewed the City’s actions in responding to recent winter storm events.  
    The Council requested a city-to-city comparison of lane miles to the amount spent on snow removal.
    Councilmember Whitley suggested a web-based “snow tracker” and Mr. Hartnett advised they submitted a request to IT for the software program.  
    Councilmember Mosby noted that Staff followed the Snow Plan approved by the Council. He felt the Council needed to determine and evaluate citizens’ expectations in order to be responsive and suggested the issue be remanded back to PWC for discussion.  


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.    SPECIAL USE PERMIT for major auto repair and outdoor secondary (accessory) automobile sales – Dad’s Garage Auto Repair & Sales, 1308 SW Market Street; Tom Fournier and Tim Kliethermes, applicant.  (Application #13-134)
COUNCIL ACTION:  
    The public hearing was opened at 8:40 p.m.  
    The applicants were in attendance and presented the application.  Mayor Rhoads entered Items 1-22 into the record.  
    The public hearing was closed at 8:57 p.m.  
    On motion of Councilmember Cockrell, second by Councilmember Johnson, the Council voted unanimously to direct staff to PRESENT AN ORDINANCE approving a SPECIAL USE PERMIT for major auto repair and outdoor secondary (accessory) automobile sales, Dad’s Garage Auto Repair & Sales, 1308 SW Market Street; Tom Fournier and Tim Kliethermes, applicant, specifically noting Staff’s recommendations 1-3 in letter dated January 1, 2014.  (Appl. #PL2013•134)


7.    OTHER BUSINESS:

A.    BILL NO. 14-06   AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT FOR MAJOR AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR AND OUTDOOR SECONDARY (ACCESSORY) AUTOMOBILE SALES IN DISTRICT CP-2 ON LAND LOCATED AT 1308 SW MARKET STREET FOR A PERIOD OF FIVE (5) 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 Holland, second by  Mayor Pro-Tem Gray, the Council voted unanimously to approve and numbered ORDINANCE NO. 7418.

B.    Targeted Planning Concept for Development and Redevelopment:  Douglas / Ward Economic Development Area and M291 South Economic Development Area.
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Cockrell, second by Councilmember Johnson, this item was unanimously CONTINUED to the JANUARY 16, 2014, Work Session.


8.    COMMITTEE REPORTS:  

     Mayor Pro-Tem Gray assigned the issue of snow removal to the Public Works Committee.  

    Councilmember Johnson advised the Rules Committee will be meeting to discuss reconsideration of items.  



9.     COUNCIL ROUNDTABLE:   There was no Roundtable.


10.    STAFF ROUNDTABLE:    There was no Staff Roundtable.
 
ADJOURNMENT:  There being no further business, Mayor Rhoads ADJOURNED the January 9, 2014, Regular City Council meeting at 9:05 p.m.


CLOSED SESSION:  On motion of Councilmember Whitley , second by  Mayor Pro-Tem Gray, the Council voted unanimously to hold a closed session pursuant to Section 610.021(3) of the Revised Statutes of the State of Missouri.

Bookmark and Share

Leave a reply

*Your name:
*Your email: (email won't be published)
Your website: (optional)
*Comment:
*CAPTCHA: CAPTCHA

Other Recent Articles from the Lee's Summit Council Updates Category:

SEARCH

PAST WEEK'S TOP 5
Page Views: 2,886
Lee's Summit Economic Development Council Board of Directors Endorse Airport Expansion
Page Views: 1,140
Lee’s Summit 9-1-1 dispatchers to be honored
Page Views: 1,000
The Evidence Of Faith’s Substance The Bible is Unique in its Circulation and Translation
Page Views: 935
Suspect Sought In Robbery at the Isle Of Capri Casino in Kansas City, MO
Page Views: 625
“The Scoutmaster”
CITY LINKS
City of Lee's Summit
LS R7
LS Economic Dev Council
LS Tourism
LS Chamber
LS Parks & Rec

SCHOOL LINKS
LSCCS
RANDOM PICK
Lee's Summit City Council Adopts Fiscal Year 2011-12 Budget
Lee's Summit City Council Adopts Fiscal Year 2011-12 Budget
Home  | 
Copyright © 2009 Lee's Summit Tribune
Developed by Gaxio