AGENDA

Independence City Commission
June 13, 2019
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.

PRESENTATIONS

A.

Presentation by Montgomery County Emergency Preparedness Director Rick Whitson.

B.

Presentation by TranSystems of the Whiskey Creek Hydrology Study.

III.

COMMON 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.
B.

Consider approving the minutes of the April 17 and 25, 2019 City Commission Meetings.

C.

Consider approving the following Cereal Malt Beverage Licenses:

  1. Indy Brew Works -- 223 W. Main Street
  2. Martin Metzger -- 123 N. 8th Street (1 day permit for June 20, 2019)
D.

Consider approving the 12th Annual Blake Bertie Triathlon on August 10th, 2019 at Riverside Park.

E.

Consider authorizing the release of lien of nuisance taxes for 1033 N. 11th Street.

F.

Consider revising the Memorial Hall and Civic Center Rental Rates.

G.

Consider authorizing Mid America Chapter # 980 of the Experimental Aircraft Association to hold a fly-in at the Independence Municipal Airport on Saturday, September 14, 2019.

H.

Consider authorizing submittal of the 2019 Tenant Based Rental Assistance Grant prepared by the Independence Housing Authority.

IV.

ITEMS FOR COMMISSION ACTION

A.

Consider a request from Morrison Builders Inc. to waive the meter set fees for the building at 223 W. Main Street.

B.

Consider approving an agreement with TranSystems for engineering services for the 2019 mill and overlay ADA sidewalks and ramps.

C.

Consider approving Change Order No. 2 in the amount of $10,410 regarding upgrading a control panel at the water treatment plant.

D.

Consider text amendments to Appendix B-Zoning of the City Code including Appendix A. “Listing of Permitted and Conditional Uses” regarding “Communication Towers”.

E.

Consider awarding electrical work to repair the Wald lift station.

F.

Consider a request from VFW Post 1186 to operate a golf cart on Myrtle, 6th, and Locust Streets on June 15, 2019 in support of the Veterans’ event the post is hosting at the Civic Center and the VFW Post 1186 located at 113 E Myrtle Street.

V.

DISCUSSION

A.

Discussion regarding placing on the 2019 November Ballot the question of increasing the number of City Commissioners from three to five, and whether to be elected at-large or by districts.

VI.

REPORTS

A.

City Board Minutes

  1. April 17, 2019 Library Board of Trustees Minutes
  2. May 7, 2019 Planning Commission/Board of Zoning Appeals Minutes
  3. May 15, 2019 Recreation Commission Minutes
VII.

CITY MANAGER'S COMMENTS

VIII.

COMMISSIONERS' COMMENTS

IX.

PUBLIC CONCERNS

X.

ADJOURNMENT