AGENDA

Independence City Commission
February 27, 2020
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/Board of Zoning Appeals -- One expired term

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-1857
  2. P-1829
  3. P-1830
B.

Consider approving the request for the Community Access Center 5K Run/Walk on March 28, 2020 at Riverside Park.

C.

Consider authorizing blocking the 100 block of West Myrtle Street every Saturday from 7 AM to 11 AM from May through August of 2020 for the Independence Farmers Market.

D.

Consider a request from the First Presbyterian Church to authorize drive-thru flu shots at the park oval on Saturday, October 10, 2020.

E.

Consider authorizing the low bid of $33,362.56 from Quality Motors for an F-250 truck for use at the Fire/EMS Department as budgeted.

F.

Consider authorizing the Mayor to sign a Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) Grant agreement and related documents.

IV.

ITEMS FOR COMMISSION ACTION

A.

Consider the following revised proposals from TreanorHL for architectural services relating to 1916 City Hall:

  1. Additional Construction Administration.
  2. City Hall and Public Safety Center Concept Design.

B.

Consider approving the payment of a job creation incentive for Indy Brew Works.

C.

Consider a mutual aid agreement with the Board of County Commissioners of Montgomery County on behalf of the Montgomery County Rural Fire District.

D.

Consider recommendation from the Planning Commission to adopt an ordinance amending Appendix B-Zoning of the City Code relating to "Children’s Homes."

E.

Consider recommendation from the Planning Commission regarding the following:

  1. A request to rezone a tract of land located at 517 S. 4th Street from R-3, low density multifamily dwelling district to R-5, high density multifamily district; and/or
  2. A request for a conditional use permit for an "Orphanage" or other new additional use(s) at 517 S. 4th Street.
Documents:
  1. RCA - CUP.pdf
F.

Consider authorizing the Mayor to sign a verification form for activities to be performed under the FEMA CRS program.

G.

Consider setting the date of April 23, 2020 for two public hearings to consider condemnation of the following structures as dangerous and unsafe:

  1. 1008 W. Laurel Street
  2. 601 N. 8th Street
H.

Consider modifying the scope of work for Water Treatment Plant Phase II.

Documents:
  1. RCA PEC WTP.pdf
I.

Consider authorizing applications to KDOT for the following projects:

  1. Chestnut from near Penn Avenue to 9th Street
  2. Penn Avenue from Morningside Drive to North City limits
V.

REPORTS

A.

TranSystems Project Updates:

  1. KDOT Access Management Applications
  2. KDOT Cost Share Application
  3. Peter Pan White Topping
  4. Peter Pan Phase 3
  5. ADA Phase 4
  6. Kansas Water Pollution Control Revolving Loan Fund for improvements to the Wastewater System
B.

February 2020 Sales Tax Report

C.

223 West Main Street Update.

D.

Neighborhood Revitalization Plan Update.

E.

2020 Census Update.

F.

City Board Minutes

  1. October 14, 2019 Independence Historic Preservation and Resource Commission
  2. January 7, 2020 Economic Development Advisory Board
  3. January 7, 2020 Planning Commission/Board of Zoning Appeals
G.

HGTV Hometown Video.

VI.

CITY MANAGER'S COMMENTS

VII.

COMMISSIONERS' COMMENTS

VIII.

PUBLIC CONCERNS

IX.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

A.

For the purpose of reviewing and considering City Manager applications.

X.

ADJOURNMENT