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City Council Action Letter, Thursday, August 11, 2016

City Council Action Letter, Thursday, August 11, 2016

The City of Lee's Summit
Action Letter
City Council - Regular Session

Thursday, August 11, 2016
6:15 PM
City Council Chambers 
City Hall
220 SE Green Street  
Lee's Summit, MO 64063 
(816) 969-1000
REGULAR SESSION NO. 9 - AMENDED

CALL TO ORDER 
INVOCATION
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 
ROLL CALL
Present:    6 -
Councilmember Binney Rob 
Councilmember Edson Phyllis 
Councilmember Faith Craig 
Councilmember Forte Diane 
Councilmember Moreno Chris 
Councilmember Seif Diane

Absent:   2 -
Councilmember Carlyle Trish 
Councilmember Mosby Dave

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

On motion of Councilmember Binney, second by Councilmember Seif, the Council voted unanimously (Councilmembers Carlyle and Mosby "Absent") to approve the published amended agenda.

1. PUBLIC COMMENTS:

Mr. Bill Morrow, Chairman of the Public Safety Advisory Board, stated he and the rest of the board and in support of Item 5. B. ("Discussion of Public Safety Communication System and Facility Funding Options") on tonight's agenda.

Ms. Marian Zajic stated her concern over two councilmembers that were in the newspaper this week regarding their personal financial issues and the fact they are both members of the Finance and Budget Committee.

2. COUNCIL COMMENTS:

Councilmembers Forte and Moreno discussed the article in the local newspaper and stated their opinions.

3. APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA:

A. 2016-0443 Mayor's Appointments

ACTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Binney, seconded by Councilmember Faith, that the Mayor's appointments be approved as part of the Consent Agenda. The motion carried by a unanimous vote.

B. 2016-0437 Sunday Liquor License for Someplace Else

ACTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Binney, seconded by Councilmember Faith, that the Sunday Liquor License for Someplace Else be approved as part of the Consent Agenda. The motion carried by a unanimous vote.

4. PROPOSED ORDINANCES:

A. BILL NO.   16-167
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A LEASE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF LEE’S SUMMIT AND BFRE, LLC FOR A PERIOD OF SIX YEARS WITH OPTIONS FOR TWO ADDITIONAL SIX YEAR TERMS.

ACTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Forte, seconded by Councilmember Seif, that this Bill No. 16-167 be adopted and numbered Ord. No. 7942. The motion carried by the following vote:

Aye:  6 -
Councilmember Binney 
Councilmember Edson
Councilmember Faith
Councilmember Forte
Councilmember Moreno
Councilmember Seif

Absent:  2 -
Councilmember Carlyle 
Councilmember Mosby

Enactment No: Ord. No. 7942

B. BILL NO.   16-168
AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE AWARD OF BID NO. 2016-124 FOR LAWSON CONSULTING SERVICES TO CIBER, INC. FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $165,577.00 AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH CIBER, INC. FOR LAWSON CONSULTING  SERVICES.

ACTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Edson, seconded by Councilmember Forte, that Bill No. 16-168 be adopted and numbered Ord. No. 7943. The motion carried by the following vote:
Aye:    6 -
Councilmember Binney 
Councilmember Edson 
Councilmember Faith 
Councilmember Forte 
Councilmember Moreno 
Councilmember Seif

Absent:   2 -
Councilmember Carlyle 
Councilmember Mosby

Enactment No: Ord. No. 7943

C. BILL NO.   16-169
AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AMENDMENT NO.1 TO THE BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2017, AS ADOPTED BY ORDINANCE NO. 7894, BY REVISING THE AUTHORIZED ALLOCATION OF FULL TIME EQUIVALENTS FOR CERTAIN POSITIONS IN THE POLICE DEPARTMENT AND THE AUTHORIZED BUDGET EXPENDITURES OF THE CITY OF LEE’S SUMMIT, MISSOURI.

ACTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Forte, seconded by Councilmember Faith, that Bill NO. 16-169 be adopted and numbered Ord. No. 7944. The motion carried by the following vote:
Aye:  6 -
Councilmember Binney 
Councilmember Edson
Councilmember Faith
Councilmember Forte
Councilmember Moreno
Councilmember Seif

Absent:  2 -
Councilmember Carlyle 
Councilmember Mosby

Enactment No: Ord. No. 7944

D. BILL NO.   16-170
AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AMENDMENT NO.2 TO THE BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2017, AS ADOPTED BY ORDINANCE NO. 7894, BY REVISING THE AUTHORIZED BUDGET EXPENDITURES OF THE CITY OF LEE’S SUMMIT, MISSOURI WITH FUNDS TO BE BUDGETED FOR AND PAYMENT TO BE ISSUED IN FY2017 FROM THE GENERAL FUND RESERVE BALANCE.

ACTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Seif, seconded by Councilmember   Binney, that Bill No. 16-170 be adopted and numbered Ord. No. 7945. The motion carried by the following vote:

Aye:  6 -
Councilmember Binney 
Councilmember Edson
Councilmember Faith
Councilmember Forte
Councilmember Moreno
Councilmember Seif

Absent:  2 -
Councilmember Carlyle 
Councilmember Mosby

Enactment No: Ord. No. 7945

5. OTHER BUSINESS:

A. 2016-0444 Discussion of Performance and Financial Audits
(NOTE: This item was continued from August 11, 2016 per Council's request.)

ACTION: After the presentation and lengthy discussion, a motion was made by Councilmember Edson, seconded by Councilmember Moreno, that this item be tabled to August 18, 2016. The motion carried by the following vote:
Aye: 4 -
Councilmember Edson 
Councilmember Faith
Councilmember Moreno
Councilmember Seif

Nay:  2 -
Councilmember Binney 
Councilmember Forte

Absent:  2 -
Councilmember Carlyle 
Councilmember Mosby

B. 2016-0464
Discussion of Public Safety Communication System and Facility Funding Options

ACTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Forte, seconded by Councilmember Faith, to direct staff to prepare an ordinance for ballot language for the radio system, facility funding options for Fire Station No. 3 and interconnectivity for the November 8, 2016 election.  The motion carried by the following  vote:
Aye:  5 -
Councilmember Edson 
Councilmember Faith
Councilmember Forte 
Councilmember Moreno 
Councilmember Seif

Nay:  1 -
Councilmember Binney

Absent:   2 -
Councilmember Carlyle 
Councilmember Mosby

6. COMMITTEE REPORTS (Committee chairs report on matters held in  Committee):

Councilmember Forte advised the mural ordinance was discussed at the recent Community and Economic Development Committee meeting and would be presented to the full Council soon. The next meeting will be held September 14, 2016 at 4:00 pm.

Councilmember Forte also noted the next Finance and Budget Committee meeting would be held on August 29, 2016 due to the Labor Day holiday.

Councilmember Binney stated the next Public Works meeting would be held on August 15, 2016 at 4:00 pm.

Councilmember Moreno commended Mr. Bob McKay and his staff for the great work on the Master Development Plan that was provided to Council at their recent strategic planning session.

Councilmember Faith advised the Arts Council met on August 9th and he learned the city get a $8 return on every $1 spent on the Arts in Lee's Summit. He reminded everyone the Summit Theatre will be producing "Joseph and the Technicolor Coat" this weekend.

7. COUNCIL ROUNDTABLE:

Councilmember Binney stated his concern about consistency when the Council just tabled an item for $18k to a later date, yet moved forward on a multimillion-dollar ballot question without even going through the committee process.

Councilmember Moreno asked the Mayor Pro Tem to assign to the Rules Committee language regarding decorum at the dais with City Council.

Councilmember Faith advised he appreciated the comments from Councilmember Binney, but stated he arrived at his decision to vote for a later date on the previous item as others asked for more time to review the information provided to them.

8. STAFF ROUNDTABLE:

There was no Staff Roundtable.

9. ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business, Mayor Rhoads adjourned Regular Session No. 9 at 8:42pm.

For your convenience, City Council agendas, as well as videos of City Council and Council Committee meetings, may be viewed on the City’s Internet site at "www.cityofls.net".


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