AGENDA

Independence City Commission
April 26, 2018
Veterans Room   Memorial Hall    5:30 PM



I.

Call to Order


II.

Pledge of Allegiance to the United States of America


III.

Appointments

  1. Housing Authority – Two terms expired April 11, 2018 – One eligible for reappointment
  2. Library Board – Two terms expire May 1, 2018 – One eligible for reappointment

IV.

Adoption of the Consent Agenda

A.

Appropriations

  1. A-1813
  2. P-1782
B.

Consider minutes of the March 22, 2018 and April 12, 2018 City Commission Meetings.

C.

Consider approving the sale of 1906 Bradley Court and 1900 Bradley Court.

D.

Consider a request from Independence Main Street to block the 200 block of North Penn Avenue on August 18th at 3:30 PM until 6 PM for a Welcome Back Block Party in conjunction with ICC orientation and move in day.

E.

Consider a request from the Chamber of Commerce to block the parking and street from the Garden House to the Shelter House from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM for the Veterans Freedom Square dedication.

F.

Consider a request from FORPAZ to have a Zoo Brew fundraiser at the zoo on June 1, 2018.

G.

Consider rescheduling public hearings for June 28, 2018 at 5:30 PM to consider the following structures as dangerous and unsafe:

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

Consider scheduling a public hearing for June 28, 2018 at 5:30 PM to consider a garage structure located at 301 S. 4th as dangerous and unsafe.

I.

Consider a request to use the Park Oval and approve closing the north end of Oval Street on May 20th from Noon to 4:00 p.m. for Celebrating EMS Week.

V.

Presentations

A.

Present Meritorious Conduct Awards to Independence Police Department employees Hilary Cook and Ty Lupardus.

B.

Swear in new Police Officer, Ike Dye.

VI.

Items for Commission Action

A.

Consider proclaiming May 6-12, 2018 as Public Service Recognition Week.

B.

Consider proclaiming May 20-26, 2018 as Emergency Medical Services Week.

C.

Consider a request from R-Turn to approve the artwork for the North Penn railroad trestle.

D.

Consider a request from Eclectix Art Gallery to paint the traffic control box at Penn and Laurel.

E.

Consider bids for asphalt work.

F.

Consider authorizing the purchase of two vehicles for the Independence Police Department.

G.

Consider an ordinance amending City Code Section 6-4 pertaining to the consumption of alcoholic beverages on public property.

VII.

Reports

A.

2016 Audit Compliance Status Report

VIII.

Commission Comments

IX.

Public Concerns

X.

Adjournment