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									                                                COUNCIL AGENDA

                                               July 13, 2009 - 7:00 p.m.

                                          COUNCIL SEATING ARRANGEMENT

                           Vincent J. Capell           Ken Shearin             Paula Heyde
                            City Manager                 Mayor                  City Clerk

     MANAGER’S
     STAFF*                   COUNCILMEMBERS                  COUNCILMEMBERS

                             Mike Hirter (At Large)              Roger E. Baker (1st District)

                       Barbara LaBass (5th District)                  Donna Jean Boyer (At Large)

                Gary Roach (4th District)                                  Mike A. Bozarth (3rd District)

          Joyce A. Starr (2nd District)                                         Bill Falkner (At Large)

     *City Attorney Lisa M. Robertson, Property Maintenance & Technology Services Director Steve Hofferber,
     Financial Services Director Carolyn Harrison, Fire Chief Michael L. Dalsing, Health Director Debra
     Bradley, Human Resources Director Diana Slater, Parks, Recreation & Civic Facilities Director Bill R.
     McKinney, Planning & Community Development Director Clint Thompson, Police Chief Christopher
     Connally, Public Works & Transportation Director J. Bruce Woody and Customer Assistance Director
     Samuel T. Barber.
     ________________________________________________________________________________________

       CALL TO ORDER:

       ROLL CALL:


       PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:


       MINUTES:

1.     Approval of the minutes of the regular meeting held June 29, 2009, at 7:00 p.m., as transcribed in the office
       of the City Clerk.


2.     SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS:

           Special Recognition Award – Debbie Pryor


3.     ACCEPTANCE OF AGENDA:



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4.    CONSENT AGENDA:

      Nominations and Appointments:

5.    Filed 7/1/09: Councilmember Hirter nominates Marilyn E. Maxwell, 1830 Lovers Lane Terrace, to serve as
      a member of the Senior Citizen Foundation, Inc. Board for a term expiring August 28, 2012; she is being
      reappointed.



6.    Filed 7/1/09: Councilmember Hirter nominates Joe Ann Mitchell, 3339 Penn Street, to serve as a member
      of the Senior Citizen Foundation, Inc. Board for a term expiring July 13, 2012; she is replacing Jerry
      Wilkerson, whose term will expire July 8, 2009.



7.    Filed 7/1/09: Mayor Shearin nominates Jo Anne Eyberg, 4507 Kensington Drive, to serve as a member of
      the Social Welfare Board of Buchanan County for a term expiring December 11, 2009; she is filling the
      vacancy created by the resignation of Judith Hausman.



8.    Filed 7/1/09: Councilmember Boyer nominates Tim Sprague, 4905 N. Lakewood Drive, to serve as a
      member of the Building & Fire Prevention Code Board of Appeals for a term expiring July 13, 2014; he is
      filling a vacancy on the board.




      Bills for Passage:

9.    A Bill (#1296-06) amending Section 28-1592 of the Code of Ordinances entitled “Parking time limits on
      certain streets”.




10.   A Bill (#1291-06) amending Section 28-1596 of the Code of Ordinances entitled “Fire lanes”.




11.   A Bill (#1294-06) sponsored by Mayor Shearin and Councilmember Falkner amending the Riverboat
      Gaming Fund budget in the amount of $15,000.00 to provide additional funds to the Social Welfare Board.




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      CONSENT AGENDA: Bills for Passage: (Cont’d)

12.   A Bill (#1297-06) amending the Museum Fund budget in the amount of $184,500.00 to provide
      reimbursement to St. Joseph Museums, Inc. for the 2008/2009 Fiscal Year.




13.   A Bill (#1301-06) authorizing a unit price contract with Herzog Contracting Corporation and authorizing
      the issuance of purchase orders towards this contract in the amount not to exceed $1,725,990.00 for the
      2009 Resurfacing Program.




14.   A Bill (#1302-06) to amend the CIP Sales Tax Fund budget and to enter into a contract with the Missouri
      Highways and Transportation Commission to accept $195,200.00 for Transportation Enhancement Program
      funding under the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) to fund the 2010 Urban Trail:
      Northeast Parkway.




15.   A Bill (#1303-06) to enter into an agreement with St. Joseph Habitat for Humanity in the amount of
      $220,000.00 in HOME funds for the development of four single family homes on scattered sites and
      infrastructure improvements for the homes constructed in the 2000 block of Charles Street at the former
      William Y. Washington Park.




      Resolutions for Adoption:

16.   A Resolution (#1311-06) authorizing the renewal of agreements with River Bluff Architects, Inc., Ellison-
      Auxier Architects, Inc., Creal Clark & Seifert Architects/Engineers, Inc., Goldberg Sullivan & McCrerey,
      Inc., Trekk Design Group and Midland Surveying, Inc. for on all professional design, engineering and
      survey services.




17.   A Resolution (#1312-06) authorizing the one year renewal option of the contract for janitorial services for
      the Transit Division from Veterans Janitorial in the amount of $13,680.16.




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      CONSENT AGENDA: Resolutions for Adoption: (Cont’d)

18.   A Resolution (#1313-06) authorizing the filing of an application for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice
      Assistance Grant in the amount of $26,710.00 for use by the St. Joseph Police Department.




19.   A Resolution (#1315-06) to direct City Staff to appeal the City’s estimated population of 76,197 by the U.S.
      Census Bureau as estimated on July 1, 2008.




20.   A Resolution (#1319-06) amending the “Land Use Plan for the City of St. Joseph, 2004-2024” with
      accompanying maps and appendices.




21.   A Resolution (#1320-06) adopting the “Boulevard System Master Plan” with accompanying appendices.




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      BILLS FOR PASSAGE:

22.   A Bill (#1305-06) amending the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Fund in the amount of
      $200,000.00 and entering into a Deferred Payment Loan Agreement with Corby Independent Living, LLC,
      to provide a commercial loan to rehabilitate the Corby Building located at 424 Felix Street.




23.   A Bill (#1306-06) amending the General Fund budget and authorizing a contract with Corby Independent
      Living, LLC for the total sum of $50,000.00 to partner in rehabilitating the Corby Building located at 424
      Felix Street.




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      BILLS FOR PASSAGE: (Cont’d)

24.   A Bill (#1307-06) amending the General Fund budget and authorizing a contract with Corby Independent
      Living, LLC for the total sum of $250,000.00 to partner in acquiring the Corby Building located at 424
      Felix Street.




      EMERGENCY BILLS FOR PASSAGE:

      None.




      RESOLUTIONS FOR ADOPTION:

      None.



      BILLS FOR FIRST READING:

25.   A Bill (#1310-06) amending Section 5-145 of the Code of Ordinances entitled “Handling fee – surrendered
      animals” relating to dog and cat regulations.


26.   A Bill (#1314-06) authorizing an agreement with the Allied Arts Council to provide financial assistance in
      the amount of $25,000.00 for support of the arts in St. Joseph.


27.   A Bill (#1316-06) authorizing an agreement with the Allied Arts Council of St. Joseph, Missouri in the
      amount of $24,600.00 to provide financial assistance for the Trails West! Festival August 21-23, 2009.


28.   A Bill (#1317-06) to amend the Parks, Recreation & Civic Facilities Fund budget in the amount of
      $150,000.00 and to accept a bid from Carroll Seating Company, Inc. in the amount of $165,400.00 to
      remove and replace the west telescopic seating at the Civic Arena.


29.   A Bill (#1318-06) to enter into a contract with the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services in the
      amount of $8,877.00 to provide childhood lead poisoning prevention services within the community.


30.   A Bill (#1321-06) authorizing the execution of a contract with Buchanan County, Missouri, to provide
      certain health services to residents in the unincorporated portions of Buchanan County and amending the
      Public Health Fund budget to reflect the revenue and expenditures related to said contract.


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      REPORTS OF BOARDS & COMMISSIONS:

31.   Filed 6/29/09: Minutes of the St. Joseph Museums, Inc. Finance Committee meeting held June 11, 2009, at
      8:00 a.m., at 3406 Frederick Blvd.

32.   Filed 6/29/09: Minutes of the St. Joseph Museums, Inc. Funding Event Committee meeting held June 17,
      2009, at 10:30 a.m., at 3406 Frederick Blvd.

33.   Filed 6/29/09: Minutes of the St. Joseph Museums, Inc. Fundraising Development Committee meeting held
      June 22, 2009, at 9:00 a.m., at 3406 Frederick Blvd.

34.   Filed 7/6/09: Minutes of the Planning Commission meeting held June 25, 2009, at 7:00 p.m., in the Council
      Chamber at City Hall.

35.   Filed 7/6/09: Minutes of the Museum Oversight Board meeting held June 8, 2009, at 6:47 p.m., at 3406
      Frederick Blvd.


      COUNCIL WORK SESSIONS & COMMITTEE MEETINGS – CITY CLERK’S OFFICE:

      None.


      REPORTS & RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CITY MANAGER:

36.   Filed 6/26/09: Response to Mayor Shearin’s memorandum in re: Local preference for local contractors,
      dated June 26, 2009.

37.   Filed 6/26/09: Mayor and City Council Update, June 26, 2009.

38.   Filed 7/2/09: Mayor and City Council Update, July 3, 2009.


      DELEGATIONS, PETITIONS:

      None.


      COMMUNICATIONS:

39.   Filed 6/24/09: Letter from Todd W. Meierhoffer, Board President; and Mark F. Cartledge, Executive
      Director/CEO, YMCA, in re: Thanking the Council for funding their emergency elevator repair.

40.   Filed 6/24/09: Letter from Paula Heyde, City Clerk, to Lorene Kerns in re: Thanking the J.C. Penney
      retirees for the donation of $50.00 to purchase recreation supplies at Muchenberger Center.

41.   Filed 6/24/09: Letter from Paula Heyde, City Clerk, to Barbara Jennings, Chairman, Mission Committee,
      King Hill Christian Church, in re: Thanking the Mission Committee for the donation of $200.00 to
      purchase recreation supplies at Muchenberger Center.


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      COMMUNICATIONS: (Cont’d)

42.   Filed 6/25/09: City Weekly, June 25, 2009.

43.   Filed 6/25/09: Memorandum from Kurt Janicek, General Manager, First Transit, Inc., in re: Transit health
      insurance.

44.   Filed 6/26/09: Letter from Paula Heyde, City Clerk, to Herm Bouer, Human Resources Director, Johnson
      Controls Blue Sky, Inc., in re: Thanking Johnson Controls for the donation of $2,000.00 for landscaping on
      the Parkway.

45.   Filed 6/26/09: Letter from Paula Heyde, City Clerk, to Sue Scalard, Principal, St. James School, in re:
      Thanking the school for the donation of $150.00 to purchase supplies for the St. Joseph Police
      Department’s K-9 Unit.

46.   Filed 6/26/09: Memorandum from Mayor Shearin in re: Concern of questionable conduct.

47.   Filed 6/26/09: Memorandum from Mayor Shearin in re: Local preference for local contractors.

48.   Filed 6/26/09: St. Joseph Area Chamber of Commerce Weekly Board Report, June 26, 2009.

49.   Filed 6/29/09: Thank you note from Jean G. Brown, Executive Director, YWCA, in re: Use of the Civic
      Arena for the Women of Excellence Awards luncheon.

50.   Filed 6/29/09: Memorandum from Mayor Shearin in re: Police Department uniforms.

51.   Filed 6/29/09: Memorandum from Ted Elo, Assistant City Attorney, in re: Deeds of Trust and Promissory
      Notes for the Corby Building.

52.   Filed 7/1/09: Memorandum from Andrew Clements, Public Works & Transportation Assistant Director, in
      re: Riverfront boat dock.

53.   Filed 7/1/09: Memorandum from Tad Hopkins, Building Development Supervisor, in re: Code Footprint
      Policy.

54.   Filed 7/1/09: Letter from Steve Hofferber, Property Maintenance & Technology Services Director, to
      Danny J. Willis, 3412 S. 22nd St., in re: Order to demolish structure at 633 Mt. Mora Road.

55.   Filed 7/1/09: Article from KC Business Journal entitled “TIF staff taxes patience of county, school
      district” by Steve Vockrodt.

56.   Filed 7/2/09: Article from Mo Cities entitled City of Joplin “Proud of our past….shaping our future”, by
      R. Mark Rohr and Lynn Iliff Onstot.

57.   Filed 7/2/09: City Weekly, July 2, 2009.

58.   Filed 7/2/09: Memo from Gerald McCush, Community Development Manager, in re: RFP’s for CDBG-R
      funding.



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      COMMUNICATIONS: (Cont’d)

59.   Filed 7/6/09:   Memo from Carolyn Harrison, Financial Services Director; Mary Robertson,
      Communications Manager; and Kim Hurt, Special Events Coordinator, in re: FY2010 Festival funding
      recommendation.

60.   Filed 7/6/09: Municipal Division Reporting Form, June, 2009.

61.   Filed 7/6/09: Note from Linda Judah, Executive Director, Social Welfare Board, in re: Judy Hausman’s
      resignation from the Social Welfare Board of Buchanan County.

62.   Filed 7/7/09: Memorandum from Mayor Shearin in re: Response to memo dated July 2, 2009 “Local 77
      Financial Analysis and July 8th Mayor Work Session”.

63.   Filed 7/7/09: Memorandum from J. Bruce Woody, Public Works & Transportation Director, in re: Name
      change to “Water Protection”.

64.   Filed 7/7/09: E-mail from Steve Haskey, 2502 N. 32nd. St., in re: Resignation from the Community Police
      Advisory Committee.

65.   Filed 7/7/09: E-mail from Chris Connally, Police Chief, in re: Voice message (from Kenny Thomas, 2702
      Mitchell Avenue, Apt. G, regarding delivery of a death notice by Officer Chris Davis).


66.   OTHER BUSINESS:

      City Manager’s Report.




67.   ADJOURN:




                                                                           Paula Heyde, CMC, City Clerk

       It is the intention of the City of St. Joseph to comply in all aspects with the Americans with
       Disabilities Act (ADA). If you plan on attending a meeting to participate or to observe and need
       special assistance beyond what is routinely provided, the city will attempt to accommodate you in
       every reasonable manner. Please contact the ADA Coordinator, 816-271-4610, or TODD# 816-271-
       4898 at least two business days prior to the meeting to inform the City of your specific needs and to
       determine if accommodation is feasible.

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