AGENDA

Independence City Commission
July 23, 2020
Veterans Room   Memorial Hall    5:30 PM

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Conference ID:  592 706 042 #






I.

REGULAR SESSION

A.

Call to Order


B.

Pledge of Allegiance to the United States of America


C.

Adoption of Agenda

II.

APPOINTMENTS

A.

Tree Board – One term expired June 1, 2020 – Applications are due by August 7, 2020

III.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

A.

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

  1. 1033 N. 17th Place
  2. 1516 1/2 W. Laurel Street
IV.

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-1867
  2. P-1840
B.

Consider authorizing the Independence Chamber of Commerce to use the Park Oval for a Movie Night for August 29, 2020 and September 26, 2020.

C.

Consider approving Coffeyville Resources to rent the Park Oval for their Company Picnic for August 22, 2020.

V.

PRESENTATIONS

A.

Presentation of stanchions from Leadership Independence.

VI.

ITEMS FOR COMMISSION ACTION

A.

Consider whether or not to adopt an ordinance expanding the sale at retail of cereal malt beverage and alcoholic liquor on Sundays.

B.

Consider a resolution banning tobacco and vaping in all forms from all City-owned property, except for:

  1. All properties operated and managed by the Independence Housing Authority but
    which are titled to the City of Independence;
  2. All businesses located at the Independence Municipal Airport on property titled to the
    City of Independence; and
  3. All city streets and rights of way.
C.

Consider authorizing applying for a grant to replace the Cherry Street Bridge under KDOT’s Off-System Bridge Program.

D.

Consider options for modifications to the filter building as part of Phase II of the Water Treatment Plant project.

E.

Consider setting the date of September 24, 2020 at 5:30 PM for condemnation of the following structures as dangerous and unsafe:

  1. 321 S. 19th Street
  2. 409 S. 17th Street
  3. 416 S. 18th Street
  4. 509 N. 14th Street
  5. 708 S. 16th Street
  6. 813 S. 18th Street
  7. 1101 W. Main Street
  8. 1105 W. Main Street
  9. 1217 N. 9th Street
  10. 1529 W. Laurel Street
F.

Consider an ordinance modifying the National Electric Code as previously adopted.

G.

Consider an agreement with Kansas #15 Limited Partnership authorizing the installation and maintenance of pole attachments in the City rights-of-way.

Documents:
  1. RCA - Cellular.pdf
H.

Consider locations for the 2020 street resurfacing program.

I.

Consider setting the date of August 13, 2020 at 5:30 PM for a public hearing to consider adopting the 2021 budget.

Documents:
  1. RCA-2021Budget.pdf
J.

Consider finalizing ballot language for renewing the special use sales tax.

VII.

DISCUSSION

A.

Discuss programming for City facilities.

B.

Discuss the process for selecting an engineer for the West Maple Cost Share project.

VIII.

REPORTS

A.

TranSystems projects update.

B.

223 West Main Street Update.

C.

Report on 225 S. 16th Street clean up.

D.

2020 Census Update.

E.

Update on KDOT CCLIP Applications.

F.

Update on South Apron Runup reconstruction project at the Independence Municipal Airport.

IX.

CITY MANAGER'S COMMENTS

X.

COMMISSIONERS' COMMENTS

XI.

PUBLIC CONCERNS

XII.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

A.

For the purpose of reviewing and considering City Manager applications.

XIII.

ADJOURNMENT