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City Council Action Letter Thursday, June 5, 2014

CITY COUNCIL ACTION LETTER
CITY OF LEE’S SUMMIT


REGULAR SESSION NO. 3
Thursday, June 5, 2014

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

6:15 P.M.    Mayor Rhoads called Regular Session No. 3 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 City Attorney Brian Head were also present. 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:  Mayor Rhoads removed Item 3.C. from Consent Agenda and moved Item 8.B. to be discussed before the Public Hearing on the Budget.  On motion of Councilmember Binney, second by Councilmember Seif, the Council voted unanimously to approve the amended published amended agenda.

1. PUBLIC COMMENTS:    Mrs. Christine Bushyhead, Secretary to the Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council, urged the city to support Senate Bill 584 and not send request to Governor for veto bill. Mrs. Nancy Bruns, Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce, agreed with Mrs. Bushyhead, and felt this bill should be supported.

2. COUNCIL COMMENTS:   Councilmember Johnson stated there were many things that needed to be considered with the Senate Bills.  This will be discussed further later in this meeting. 
      

3. APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA:
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Binney, second by Councilmember Mosby, the Council voted unanimously to approve the Consent Agenda as follows: 

A. Approval of Action Letter for May 15, 2014.

B. MAYOR’S APPOINTMENTS:

Arts Council:  Appoint Rashelle Stutts to replace Elizabeth Lindquist, term to expire 7/22/16 and reappoint Ben Martin, Melanie Allen and Gary Fruits, terms to expire 7/22/17.

Housing Authority:  Reappoint Emmet Pierson, Jr., term to expire 5/4/18.

Planning Commission:  Appoint Mike Ekey to replace Kathy Smith, and reappoint Jason Norbury terms to expire 4/15/18.

Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City:  Appoint Alan Powell to replace Diane Seif, term to expire 12/31/16. 

Item 3.C. was pulled for discussion.  Councilmember Binney and Councilmember Forte expressed their concerns that appointments are not equally represented by each Council District for each Committee.  Councilmember Johnson felt that Councilmembers should be appointed based on their strengths and interests in each committee.  Mayor Pro Tem Gray said the appointments are based on their areas of expertise and interests and opportunities for each councilmember while in the best interest of the city.

C. Mayor Pro Tempore’s Council Committee Appointments

On motion of Mayor Pro Tem Gray, second by Councilmember Mosby, the Council voted  5 “Aye”, 3 “No”  (Councilmembers Binney, Carlyle and Forte) to approve Mayor Pro Tempore’s Council Committee Appointments.  Motion passed.


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. 14-60 AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING FINAL PLAT ENTITLED “TODD GEORGE MARKETPLACE, LOTS 1-3 AND TRACT A” 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 to approve and numbered ORDINANCE NO. 7466. 

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. 14-61 AN ORDINANCE VACATING A CERTAIN EASEMENT LOCATED WITHIN THE PLAT ENTITLED “I-470 BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER, LOTS 1 & 2” IN 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. 7467. 

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. 14-62 AN ORDINANCE VACATING A CERTAIN EASEMENT LOCATED WITHIN THE PLAT ENTITLED “TRAILS OF PARK RIDGE, 1ST PLAT” IN THE CITY OF LEE'S SUMMIT, MISSOURI.

COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Mosby, second by Mayor Pro Tem Gray, the Council voted unanimously to approve and numbered ORDINANCE NO. 7468. 

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. 14-63 AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING FINAL PLAT ENTITLED “BROOKS FARM, LOT 82A AND TRACT C, AS A SUBDIVISION TO 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. 7469. 

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. 14-64 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE KANSAS BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION AND THE CITY OF LEE'S SUMMIT, MISSOURI FOR THE USE OF MIDWEST HIGH INTENSITY DRUG TRAFFICKING AREA AWARD FUNDS.

COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Johnson, second by Mayor Pro Tem Gray, the Council voted unanimously to approve and numbered ORDINANCE NO. 7470. 

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

F. BILL NO. 14-65 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE TODD GEORGE MARKETPLACE INC., AND THE CITY OF LEE'S SUMMIT, MISSOURI, FOR THE TODD GEORGE RETAIL CENTER DEVELOPMENT.

COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Mayor Pro Tem Gray, second by Councilmember Binney, the Council voted unanimously to approve and numbered ORDINANCE NO. 7471. 

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. ORDINANCES – PREVIOUS PUBLIC HEARING:
The following proposed ordinances, submitted as bills, are passed with little or no discussion, as staff was directed by City Council, after a public hearing on the matter, to draft the proposed ordinance.  No additional public comments are heard regarding these bills.  This is a formal reading of proposed ordinances, as required by the City Charter.

A. BILL NO. 14-66 AN ORDINANCE DECLARING CERTAIN PROPERTY WITHIN THE CITY OF LEE’S SUMMIT, MISSOURI, TO BE BLIGHTED AND DESIGNATED AS A LAND CLEARANCE FOR REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY URBAN RENEWAL AREA, TO BE KNOWN AS THE US 50 / M-291 HIGHWAY URBAN RENEWAL AREA, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE LAND CLEARANCE FOR REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY LAW.

COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Forte, second by Councilmember , the Council voted unanimously to approve and numbered ORDINANCE NO. 7472. 

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

6. RESOLUTIONS:

A. RES. NO. 14-05 A RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE FY2015-2019 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PLAN (CIP) IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CITY OF LEE'S SUMMIT CHARTER.

COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Gray, second by Councilmember Binney, the Council voted unanimously to approve RESOLUTION NO. 14-05. 

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

7. PUBLIC HEARINGS (Legislative):

A. Public Hearing for the 2014-2015 (FY15) Budget

COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Binney, second by Mayor Pro Tem Gray , the Council voted 7 “Aye”, 1 “No” (Councilmember Johnson) to direct staff to DRAFT AN ORDINANCE an ordinance approving, adopting and appropriating the budget of the City of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2015. 

8. OTHER BUSINESS:

A. PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT:  Award of Bid No. 257-24772-C for Pryor Road Shoulder Improvements - Hook Road to Longview Road, to Orr Wyatt Streetscapes in the amount of $782,215.62.

COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Binney, second by Mayor Pro Tem Gray, the Council voted unanimously to award  Bid No. 257-24772-C for Pryor Road Shoulder Improvements - Hook Road to Longview Road, to Orr Wyatt Streetscapes in the amount of $782,215.62.

B. Discussion regarding the City's property and liability insurance program and options for renewal of coverage for Fiscal Year 2015.
COUNCIL ACTION:  Council reached a consensus to direct staff to secure insurance policies through the City's current carriers with $100,000 self insured retention per occurrence for liability claims and $50,000 self insured retention per occurrence for property claims for the City's 2015 fiscal year to include $26,000 to be appropriated for Stop-Loss protection.


C. Discussion of City’s Position on Legislative Issues.  
COUNCIL ACTION:  The council reached a consensus to not take any action at this time.  

9.   COMMITTEE REPORTS (Committee chairs report on matters held in Committee):
 Councilmember Johnson asked that the council consider an ordinance that was discussed in February 2014 that provides rules of procedure for the timing of motions to reconsider a prior action taken by the Council.  This matter will be placed on the June 19, 2014 Council Agenda.
 Councilmember Mosby advised the Community and Economic Development Committee will be considering CDBG funding allocation at their next meeting.
 Mayor Pro Tem Gray asked the Committee Chairs to get with committee members to determine what dates and times work best for their meetings.
 Councilmember Forte expressed her pleasure for being assigned to the Budget/Finance Committee and the Public Works Committee.


10.   COUNCIL ROUNDTABLE:
 Councilmember Binney recognized and expressed his support for Councilmember Mosby, who will be canoeing 340 miles to raise funds for the National Children’s Cancer Society.
 Mayor Rhoads advised there will not be a Council meeting next week.

11.   STAFF ROUNDTABLE:  Mr. Steve Arbo, City Manager, invited Council and the public to attend a ceremony recognizing National Flag Week, to be held Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 5:30 pm in front of City Hall.

ADJOURNMENT:  There being no further business, Mayor Rhoads ADJOURNED the June 5, 2014, Regular City Council meeting at 9:15 p.m. 


 
Trisha Fowler
Deputy City Clerk 



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