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CITY COUNCIL MEETING
MONDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2010
I. CALL TO ORDER
A regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Liberty, Missouri was held in the Council Chambers at City Hall on October 11, 2010 with Mayor Greg Canuteson presiding. Mayor Canuteson called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
II. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
The invocation was given by Harold Phillips, who then led the pledge of allegiance.
III. ROLL CALL
Roll call was answered by Harold Phillips, Ward I; Greg Duncan and Jeff Moore, Ward II; Lyndell Brenton and Jeff Watt, Ward III; and Fred Foster and Nick King, Ward IV. Also in attendance were Curt Wenson, City Administrator; Dan Estes, Assistant City Administrator; Steve Hansen, Public Works Director; Craig Knouse, Police Chief; Mike Snider, Acting Fire Chief; Karan Johnson, Economic and Business Development Manager; Brian Hess, Assistant Public Works Director; George Kapke, Legal Counsel; Linda Bell, Administrative Assistant and 4 members of the public.
IV. APPROVE MINUTES AND SUMMARIES (SEE CONSENT AGENDA)
A. STUDY SESSION SUMMARY OF SEPTEMBER 20, 2010
Council Member King moved to approve the meeting summary as distributed. Council Member Foster seconded the motion, which carried 6-0-1. Council Member Phillips abstained due to absence.
B. REGULAR SESSION MINUTES OF SEPTEMBER 27, 2010
Council Member Moore moved to approve the minutes as distributed. Council Member Watt seconded the motion, which carried unanimously.
V. CITIZENS' PARTICIPATION
Twila Ferguson, 511 Sarah Lane, stated she has some concerns with the Community Center including Access Bus drop-off for handicap citizens; the need to extend the curb to the bicycle area; and the need for new chairs in the Senior Center.
VI. MEETING SCHEDULE
VII. CONSENT AGENDA
Liberty Parks & Recreation Charitable Fund Advisory Committee
Appoint Sherry Harrington to a term expiring 1-1-2012
Council Member King moved to approve the appointment. Council Member Watt seconded the motion, which carried unanimously.
B. AUTHORIZE AN EXECUTIVE SESSION TO BE HELD OCTOBER 11, 2010 IN THE COUNCIL CONFERENCE ROOM IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE REGULAR SESSION TO DISCUSS LITIGATION MATTERS AS AUTHORIZED BY 610.021(1) RSMO.
Council Member King moved to approve the executive session. Council Member Watt seconded the motion, which carried unanimously.
VIII. PUBLIC HEARINGS
A. PUBLIC HEARING TO OBTAIN OPINIONS AND SUGGESTIONS REGARDING CREATION OF AN ENHANCED ENTERPRISE ZONE (to be rescheduled to November 8, 2010)
Mayor Canuteson stated that this item has been rescheduled to November 8, 2010.
IX. ORDINANCES, CONTRACTS AND RESOLUTIONS
A. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF VENDOR PAYMENTS FROM SEPTEMBER 17, 2010 THROUGH OCTOBER 1, 2010 - ORDINANCE
Document No. 7218 was read. Council Member Moore moved to approve the vendor payments. Council Member Watt seconded the motion. Vote on the motion was as follows: Council Member Phillips - yes; Council Member Moore - yes; Council Member Brenton - yes; Council Member Foster - yes; Council Member Duncan - yes; Council Member Watt - yes; Council Member King - yes. The motion carried unanimously; it was approved by the Chair and inscribed in Ordinance No. 9634.
B. AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A CONTRACT WITH HAVENS CONSTRUCTION CO., INC. FOR THE 2010 CITYWIDE STORMWATER IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT in an amount not to exceed $91,315.
Staff outlined that the contract will cover ten projects. The projects have been designed and completion is anticipated by the end of the year. Council requested that staff prepare a list of the projects and include them in a NewsFlash so the public will be aware of what the projects are and that they are to be completed within the next six weeks.
Document No. 7219 was read. Council Member Phillips moved to waive the rules and consider the ordinance on first reading. Council Member Moore seconded the motion, which carried unanimously.
Council Member Duncan moved to approve the ordinance. Council Member Brenton seconded the motion, which carried unanimously. It was approved by the Chair and is inscribed in Ordinance No. 9635.
C. RESOLUTION OF COMMITMENT TO THE M-291/I-35 INTERCHANGE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT
Council Member Brenton made a motion to strike the words "a contingency allowance and a portion of" from the last sentence and insert after the project engineering, "and other necessary project costs", so the sentence will read "Whereas, the City of Liberty supports completion of the M-291/I-35
Interchange Improvement Project and commits to funding fifty percent of the local cost share, including the project engineering and other necessary project costs." Council Member Moore seconded the motion, which carried unanimously.
Council Member Brenton moved to approve the amended resolution. Council Member Moore seconded the motion, which carried unanimously and is inscribed in Resolution No. 2477.
X. OTHER BUSINESS
XI. MISCELLANEOUS MATTERS FROM CITY ADMINISTRATOR
XII. MISCELLANEOUS MATTERS FROM MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL
The meeting adjourned at 7:25 p.m.
Deputy City Clerk