September 20, 2021
6:00 PM, Council Chambers-111 E. Maple Ave. & Microsoft Teams
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|Reports and Recommendations of the City Manager|
|1. A public hearing on proposed property tax rates to be set by the City of Independence for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, based on the current assessed valuation by Jackson and Clay Counties. Full Public Hearing.|
|Held and Closed|
- 21-065 - 2R. An ordinance levying a tax on all real property subject to taxation on January 1, 2021, within the Corporate Limits of the City of Independence, Missouri, for General Revenue and Public Health and Recreation purposes, and for the Independence Square Special Business Benefit District; said levies and assessments being separate and distinct, all for the Fiscal Year commencing on the 1st day of July, 2021, and ending on the 30th day of June, 2022.
|2. A public hearing for the amendment to the Unified Development Ordinance, Chapter 14, of the Independence City Code relating to group living facilities in Section 14-404. Full Public Hearing.|
|Held and Closed|
- 21-067 - 2R. An ordinance amending the Unified Development Ordinance, Chapter 14, of the Independence City Code pertaining to Group Living Facilities.
|Non-Ordinance Action Items|
|21-064 - 2R. An ordinance authorizing the City Clerk to do all things necessary for the holding of a Primary and General City Election within the City of Independence, Missouri, in compliance with the Charter adopted by said City, as amended, and all state laws in reference thereto, and to certify to the Jackson County Board of Election Commissioners all names of candidates properly presented by petitions under the Charter and for the holding of a Primary Election on February 8, 2022, and a General Election on April 5, 2022.|
|21-066 - 2R. An ordinance approving the exercise, within a portion of the City of Independence, Missouri, of certain powers, functions and duties of a land clearance for redevelopment authority.|
|1.||COVID-19 Semi-Monthly Update|
|2.||The City Clerk's Office is in receipt of the 23rd & Sterling Community Improvement District Annual Report ending June 30, 2021.|
|3.||Case 21-100-10, a request by Hank Hopkins to rezone the properties located at 19612 & 16914 E. 23rd Street and 2221 S. M-291 Highway from C-1 (Neighborhood Commercial) to C-2 (General Commercial), was advertised for a new information only public hearing at the September 20, 2021 City Council meeting. As this case has been continued by the Planning Commission, the new information only public hearing is now expected to be heard at the November 15, 2021 City Council meeting.|
|4.||Independence Municipal Division monthly case report August 2021|
|5.||Please Note: In accordance with RSMo 610.021, the City Council may convene in an Executive Session at 5:15 pm, in the Council Chambers and move to Conference Room D for the closed meeting, on matters of litigation, legal action, and/or attorney client communications, as permitted by Sec. 610.021(1), on matters of personnel, as permitted by Sec. 610.021(3) and personnel records, as permitted by 610.021(13), on matters of contracts, as permitted by 610.021(12), on matters of real estate, as permitted by 610.021(2) and/or matters of labor negotiations, as permitted by 610.021(9).|