Commissioners approve agreement on Belton-Cass TDD

bbashioum@demo-mo.comApril 19, 2013 

The Cass County Commissioners approved an intergovernmental agreement between the county and the Belton-Cass Regional Transportation Development District during their weekly meeting April 18.

The resolution was a formality to adopt the agreement after voters approved the creation of the TDD and imposition of the sales tax.

The Belton City Council adopted a resolution in October 2011 authorizing the joint creation and implementation of the TDD. Since the county has incurred legal costs related to the formation of the district and the transportation project, and the district has authorized the reimbursement to the county, the Commission needed to make approval on the issue during Thursday’s meeting.

The TDD is providing to assistance to variety of projects, including the Mullen Road improvement project, and areas near local highways and Interstate 49.

“Passing this today obligates the TDD, which already has the money in it, to release the funds to pay our attorney, which is about $16,000 and some change,” North Commissioner Jimmy Odom said.

In other meeting business, Commissioners took the following action:

Approved a zoning application for Minor Subdivision (Sloan Farm) and Final Plat near Pleasant Hill.

Approved a zoning application for a conceptual and special use permit for a wedding/event business on ag zoning from Michael and Amy Billings.

Approved a zoning application for a Minor Subdivision (Ore Acres) Preliminary and Final Plat from Ron Henley for Inez Fredrickson Trust.

Approved a zoning application for a two-lot combination and rezone from residential rural to C-2.

Approved a special use permit on a request to make a name and operator change from Caterpillar Clubhouse Daycare to Caterpillar Daycare Clubhouse due to change of ownership.

Issued a proclamation in recognition to Cass Regional Medical Center in honor of their 50th anniversary celebration as the Cass County hospital.

Approved a road-use agreement with Enbridge Pipelines.

Approved a Missouri Department of Transportation Work Zone agreement in cooperation with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission in the contract amount of $23,600.

Approved a letter of engagement with Right of Way Associates for the appraisal and acquisition services for phases 1 of the School Road project.

Approved equitable sharing agreement certification for 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 with the Sheriff’s Office.

Approved a request from Collector Pam Shipley of the disbursement of 2011 Tax Sale Surplus Monies Certificate of Purchases No.11-13 in the amount of $8,308.04 and No. 12-04 in the amount of $1,310.72.

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