AGENDA

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



I.

Call to Order


II.

Pledge of Allegiance to the United States of America


III.

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

IV.

Adoption of the Consent Agenda

A.
B.

Consider minutes of the February 1 and 8, 2018 City Commission Meetings.

C.

Consider authorizing Astra Arts Festival to utilize the sidewalks in the downtown area for the purpose of artisans to perform demonstrations, entertain, and to showcase their artistry July 6-8, 2018; and closing of West Laurel Street from North Penn Avenue to North 8th Street from 10:30 AM, July 7th until 2 AM, July 8th for live entertainment.

V.

Presentations

A.

Present Lifesaving Awards to Fire/EMS employees Ryan Mauersberger and Jonathan Johnson.

VI.

Public Hearing(s)

A.

Public Hearings to consider condemnation of the following structures as dangerous and unsafe:

  1. 606 Fountain Street
  2. 812 S. 5th Street
  3. 1320 W. Locust Street
  4. 1110 W. Main Street
  5. 721 S. 18th Street
VII.

Items for Commission Action

A.

Consider setting the date of May 24, 2018 at 5:30 PM for a public hearing to consider condemnation of the following structures as dangerous and unsafe:

  1. 221 S. 15th Street
  2. 419 S. 2nd Street
  3. 905 W. Sycamore Street
B.

Consider proclaiming April 3, 2018 as National Service Recognition Day.

C.

Consider proclaiming April 2018 as Child Abuse Prevention Month.

D.

Consider approval of the proposed 2018 ADA projects.

E.

Consider appointing nine members to the Community-based Strategic Planning Advisory Committee.

VIII.

Reports

A.

Report on 2016 Audit.

B.

City Board Minutes

  1. February 6, 2018 Planning Commission/Board of Zoning Appeals Minutes
IX.

Commission Comments

X.

Public Concerns

XI.

Adjournment