AGENDA

Independence City Commission
February 11, 2021
Civic Center   Memorial Hall    5:30 PM

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I.

REGULAR SESSION

A.

Call to Order


B.

Pledge of Allegiance to the United States of America


C.

Adoption of Agenda

II.

PRESENTATIONS

A.

Recognition of Director of Utilities Terry Lybarger who is retiring after over 40 years of service to the City of Independence.




III.

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-1882
  2. P-1854
  3. P-1855
B.

Consider approving the minutes of the November 19 and December 10, 2020 City Commission meetings.

C.

Consider adopting resolutions rescinding condemnation action for the following properties:

  1. 200 S. 9th Street
  2. 321 S. 19th Street 


D.

Consider setting the date of April 22, 2021 for a public hearing to consider condemnation of 418 S. Wald Avenue.

E.

Consider authorizing the installation of an audio control processor and wall screen controls for the Memorial Hall audio/visual system.

F.

Consider a lease/purchase agreement from Community National Bank for financing of a new street sweeper.

IV.

ITEMS FOR COMMISSION ACTION

A.

Consider awarding demolition bids for 414 S. Wald Avenue and 416 S. 18th Street.

B.

Consider authorizing the City Manager to sign an engagement letter with Tanner LLC to create and analyze the results of a citizen satisfaction survey.

C.

Consider authorizing TranSystems to prepare and submit KDOT City Connecting Link Improvement Program (CCLIP) grant applications for two projects: 1) Pavement Restoration – Penn Avenue (US 75) from Morningside Drive to North City Limits and 2) Surface Preservation – Chestnut Street (US 75) from near Penn Avenue to 9th Street.

D.

Consider setting a Special Commission meeting on February 17, 2021 at 9 AM to discuss City facilities.

V.

DISCUSSION

A.

Discussion relating to Use of Public Property and Right-of-Way Policy, including consumption of alcohol.

VI.

REPORTS

A.

Financial Reports

  1. 4th Quarter Treasurer's Report
  2. January Sales Tax Report
B.

Airport 5 Year CIP

Documents:
  1. Airport CIP.pdf
C.

City Board Minutes

  1. December 16, 2020 Library Board of Trustees
  2. January 5, 2021 Planning Commission/Board of Zoning Appeals
  3. January 20, 2021 Recreation Commission 
VII.

CITY MANAGER'S COMMENTS

VIII.

COMMISSIONERS' COMMENTS

IX.

PUBLIC CONCERNS

X.

ADJOURNMENT