AGENDA

Independence City Commission
January 24, 2019
Veterans Room   Memorial Hall    5:30 PM



I.

REGULAR SESSION

A.

Call to Order


B.

Pledge of Allegiance to the United States of America


C.

Adoption of Agenda

II.

APPOINTMENTS

A.

Planning Commission

  1. Two terms expired (one inside City limits, and one outside City limits within 3 miles)
B.

Tree Board

  1. Two existing terms expired
  2. Two new terms created due to the board increasing from 5-7 members

III.

COMMON CONSENT AGENDA

(Consent is that class of Commission action that requires no further discussion or which is routine in nature. All items on the Consent Agenda are adopted by a single motion unless removed from the Consent Agenda.)
A.

Appropriations

  1. A-1831
  2. P-1801
B.

Consider approving minutes of the December 27, 2018, December 31, 2018 and January 10, 2019 City Commission Meetings.

C.

Consider approving corrected minutes of the February 9, 2017 City Commission Meeting.

IV.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

A.

Public hearing to consider condemnation of 215 Earl Street as dangerous and unsafe.

B.

Public Hearing to consider condemnation of 417 S. 6th Street as dangerous and unsafe.

C.

Public Hearing to consider condemnation of 905 W. Sycamore as dangerous and unsafe.

D.

Public Hearing to consider condemnation of 1701 N. 10th Street, Building #4 as dangerous and unsafe.

V.

ITEMS FOR COMMISSION ACTION

A.

Consider modified recommendation from the Planning Commission to adopt an ordinance implementing text amendments to the Code of the City of Independence, Kansas, specifically Appendix B – Zoning Code relating to Off-street parking requirements.

B.

Consider proclaiming April 29, 2018 and April 27, 2019 as Arbor Day.

C.

Consider authorizing staff to set the date to receive bids for removal of 606 Fountain.

D.

Consider setting the date of March 28, 2019 for a public hearing to consider condemnation of the structures located at 208 North 17th Street as dangerous and unsafe.

E.

Consider awarding the low bid to Jeff Graham Construction, Inc. for 2018 ADA Sidewalk and Ramp Improvement, Phase 4.

F.

Consider modifying the Memorial Hall policy.

G.

Consider First Amendment to the City Manager’s Employment Agreement.

VI.

REPORTS

A.

Peter Pan Road Project Update

B.

State Safety Inspection

VII.

CITY MANAGER'S COMMENTS

VIII.

COMMISSIONERS' COMMENTS

IX.

PUBLIC CONCERNS

X.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

A.

Acquisition of Property

XI.

ADJOURNMENT