INDEPENDENCE CITY COMMISSION
REGULAR SESSION AGENDA
Thursday, July 26, 2018
5:30 p.m.
Veterans Room Memorial Hall
The Independence City Commission will meet in a regular session on Thursday, July 26, 2018, in the Veterans Room of the Memorial Hall, commencing at 5:30 p.m. The Agenda shall be as follows:




I.

REGULAR SESSION

A.

Call to Order


B.

Pledge of Allegiance to the United States of America


II.

APPOINTMENTS

A.

Park Board – One Unexpired Term – Applications were due by July 13, 2018.

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.

Appropriations

  1. A-1819
  2. D-1806
  3. P-1788
B.

Consider approving minutes of the June 28, 2018 City Commission Meeting.

C.

Consider partnering with the Chamber of Commerce to present the 2nd Annual Independence “Run Back to School” scheduled for August 7, 8, and 10, 2018.

D.

Consider recommendation from the Planning Commission to approve a conditional use permit for a church in an R-2 district at 301 North 24th Street.

E.

Consider recommendation from the Planning Commission to approve a conditional use permit for a daycare in a residential district at 1601 Halsey Avenue.

F.

Consider authorizing use of Civic Center for a County Commission Candidate Forum on August 1, 2018 at 6 PM.

IV.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

A.

Public Hearing to consider condemnation of 221 S. 15th Street as dangerous and unsafe (adjourned from June 28, 2018).

V.

PRESENTATIONS

A.

MCAC Quarterly Update and 2019 Budget Request.

B.

1916 City Hall Assessment presented by TreanorHL.

VI.

ITEMS FOR COMMISSION ACTION

A.

Consider setting the date of September 27, 2018, at 5:30 PM for a public hearing to consider the condemnation of the structures located at 717 Washington and 209 S. Earl St.

B.

Consider awarding the low bid for replacement of diming racks along with all software and hardware needed to incorporate it with the existing theatrical lighting system, with an add alternate for eight smart lights.

C.

Consider a text amendment to the zoning code; specifically, Article XI, Transient Vendor, Section 62-330 through Section 62-337; Consider an amendment to Article XI, Transient Vendor License, and creating a new category for a Food Truck Vendor License.

Documents:
  1. RCA-FoodTrucks.pdf
D.

Consider approving a lease agreement with the Kansas Department of Revenue and the City of Independence for temporary use of space in Building D.

E.

Consider approving a lease agreement with the State Board of Indigent’s Defense Services (SBIDS) and the City of Independence for use of space at 108 E Chestnut Street.

F.

Consider adopting the 2018 revised, 2019 proposed budget for publication; and setting the date of August 14, 2018 at 5:30 PM for a budget hearing.

Documents:
  1. RCA Budget.pdf
VII.

REPORTS

A.

City Board Minutes

  1. June 27 and July 18, 2018 Recreation Commission Minutes
  2. February 5, March 5 and May 7, 2018 Park Board Minutes
  3. July 18 and July 22, 2018 Library Board of Trustees Minutes
VIII.

CITY MANAGER'S COMMENTS

IX.

COMMISSIONERS' COMMENTS

X.

PUBLIC CONCERNS

XI.

ADJOURNMENT