AGENDA FOR August 24, 2020 Marion City Council Meeting
Marion City Hall at 5:30 PM

CALL TO ORDER

1. ROLL CALL

2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

3. PUBLIC COMMENTS/AUDIENCE TO VISITORS (Subject to Ordinance No. 3128 as amended by Ordinance No. 3134)

4. PUBLIC RECOGNITION

A. Recognize Morgan Motsinger, Carlie Piercy, & Cannon Walters for their act of kindness.

5. PUBLIC APPOINTMENTS

A. Discuss & Approve Ordinance 3648 expanding the Police & Fire Merit board from three members to five.

B. Discuss/Approve the recommendation of the Mayor to appoint Darrell Wimberly and Rocio Reyes Williams to three-year terms of the Police & Fire Board.

6. CONSENT AGENDA

A. HUB RECREATION CENTER

1) Approve the recommendation of the General Manager to hire Kellen Colson as part-time Childwatch Attendant $10.00/hour, Camp Counselor $10.00/hour, Front Desk Attendant $10.00/hour, and Cafe Attendant $10.00/hour.

2) Approve the recommendation of the General Manager to hire Riley Faith as part-time Lifeguard $10.00/hour.

B. STREET DEPARTMENT

1) Approve the hire of Blaine Harvel to the position of part-time laborer at $13/hour; no benefits.

C. MARION CARNEGIE LIBRARY

1) Approve the recommendation of the Co-Directors to hire Elva Prince to the Office Assistant position at $15/hour; full-time, non-exempt, with benefits.

D. BOYTON STREET COMMUNITY CENTER

1) Approve the following promotions:
Regina Leamen as Head Cook at $11.55/hour for the CACFP and ASP programs.
Margaret Walls to Cook’s Helper at $10/hour for the CACFP and ASP programs.

E. PUBLIC WORKS

1) Approve the recommendation of the Superintendent to hire Matthew Barrett to the position of part-time laborer at $13.00/hr, no benefits per the contract; a Water Department budgeted position.

F. JACOB & KLEIN, LTD.

1) Discuss/Approve statement dated 8/6/2020 for $2,500 for the first installment of the Professional Fee for the 2nd Amendment of the No. Commercial TIF.

G. THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT GROUP, LTD.

1) Discuss/Approve statement dated 8/6/2020 for $2,500 for the first installment of the Professional Fee for the 2nd Amendment of the No. Commercial TIF.

H. BUILDING & CODE SERVICES

1) Approve execution of agreement regarding property development located at 1310 Norman Rd.

I. MINUTES

1) Discuss/Approve minutes from the August 10, 2020 council meeting.

OLD BUSINESS

7. BUILDING & CODE SERVICES

A. Discuss/Approve Ordinance 3641 amending the Non-Owner Occupied Housing regulations to include contract for deeds.

NEW BUSINESS

8. POLICE DEPARTMENT

A. Discuss/Approve hiring Jay Hall as School Security Officer for the 2020-2021 school year per the intergovernmental agreement with Marion Unit #2 School District at $20.50/hour with no benefits to be reimbursed by Unit #2. He will start work August 25, 2020.

B. Presentation of Country Financial donation to Marion Police Department by agent Natasha Stearns.

C. Approve the recommendation of the Police Chief to hire Chandra Boling to the position of Patrol Officer at $25.46 per hour plus benefits; a budgeted position.

D. Discuss/Approve the purchase of a patrol vehicle from the Missouri Highway Patrol Fleet Program for total purchase and equipment not to exceed $33,000; a budgeted item.

E. Discuss/Approve Ordinance 3647 authorizing the financing for the purchase of two police interceptor vehicles and the necessary equipment.

9. BUILDING AND CODE SERVICES

A. Discuss and vote to affirm or overrule the Zoning Board’s approval of a zoning change at 1310 Norman Rd. Approving Ordinance 3644 to rezone PIN# 07-17-200-041 & 07-17-400-046 from R-A Rural Agriculture to R-2 General Family Residential.

B. Discuss Ordinance 3646 adopting the 2018 International Property Maintenance Code.

10. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND MUNICIPAL PLANNING

A. Discuss/Approve Ordinance 3645 approving the subdivision platted as Lincoln Estates.

11. STREET DEPARTMENT

A. Discuss/Approve bid from Samron to repair the Morgan Avenue bridge approach for both directions for a total of $48,743.00 using gas tax.

12. PUBLIC AFFAIRS

A. Adopt Resolution 2020-53 a resolution of support for a Community Development Block Grant Program grant.

B. Discuss/Approve five-year service agreements with ProTek Communications to install internet antennas on the water towers located at 211 E Boulevard Street and Shane Lane.

13. COMMISSIONER REPORTS

14. MISCELLANEOUS

15. CLOSED/EXECUTIVE SESSION (IF NEEDED) LITIGATION, PROPERTY, PERSONNEL.

16. MOTION FOR ADJOURNMENT