AGENDA

Independence City Commission
February 22, 2018
Veterans Room   Memorial Hall    5:30 PM



I.

Call to Order


II.

Pledge of Allegiance to the United States of America


III.

Appointments

A.

Park Board – 1 resignation – Applications were due February 15, 2018

Documents:
  1. MardieLongApp.pdf
IV.

Adoption of the Consent Agenda

A.

Appropriations

Documents:
  1. A-1809.pdf
  2. P-1777.pdf
B.

Consider minutes from the January 8 and 25, 2018 City Commission meetings.

C.

Consider authorizing blocking portions of West Maple Street and South 8th Street around the Booth Hotel on April 21, 2018 from 4:30 PM to 9:00 PM for prom walk-in.

Documents:
  1. RCA Prom.pdf
D.

Consider authorizing blocking the 100 block of West Myrtle Street every Saturday from 7 AM to 11 AM from May through August of 2018 for the Independence Farmers Market.

E.

Consider authorizing the purchase of a mower for the Cemetery.

F.

Consider approving a cereal malt beverage license for Taqueria Mexicana located at 111 E. Laurel Street.

V.

Presentations

A.

Presentation by Montgomery County Collaboration Partnership representatives.

Documents:
  1. MCCP Report.pdf
B.

Presentation by Labette Health President and CEO Brian Williams regarding the economic development grant requirements and a status update on the Independence Healthcare Center.

Documents:
  1. Labette Report.pdf
VI.

Items for Commission Action

A.

Consider proclaiming Employee Recognition Day on March 2, 2018.

B.

Consider authorizing the removal of east/west stop signs on Maple Street at Penn Avenue.

C.

Consider authorizing purchase of 2017 95’ Aerial Platform Fire Truck and receipt of proposals for financing.

Documents:
  1. RCA Fire Truck.pdf
D.

Consider a text amendment to the zoning code; specifically, Article VIII, Sign Regulations, Section 803.6.

VII.

Reports

A.

Report on asset forfeiture data by the Independence Police Department.

B.

2017 Annual Report

C.

City Board Minutes

  1. November 7, 2017 Planning Commission/Board of Zoning Appeals Minutes
VIII.

Extra Item(s)

These are items that were added to the agenda after the date it was originally published.
A.

Consider approving an agreement between the City of Independence and the Secretary of Transportation, Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) for an economic development grant of $300,000 for the Peter Pan Road extension.

IX.

Commission Comments

X.

Public Concerns

XI.

Executive Session for consultation with the public body’s attorney.

XII.

Adjournment