AGENDA

Independence City Commission
November 19, 2020
Civic Center   Memorial Hall    5:30 PM

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I.

REGULAR SESSION

A.

Call to Order


B.

Pledge of Allegiance to the United States of America


C.

Adoption of Agenda

II.

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 authorizing the purchase of a street sweeper for the Street Department.

C.

Consider bids received for sewer crawler camera equipment.

D.

Consider authorizing the Mayor to sign the 2020 Tree City USA Application for Certification.

III.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

A.

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

  1. 201 E. Main Street
  2. 321 S. 19th Street
  3. 414 S. Wald Avenue
  4. 416 S. 18th Street
  5. 800 E. Edison Street
  6. 801 E. Birch Street
  7. 1020 W. Myrtle Street
  8. 2009 1/2 N. Penn Avenue
IV.

ITEMS FOR COMMISSION ACTION

A.

Consider bids received for demolition of the following condemned properties:

  1. 1217 N. 9th Street
  2. 409 S. 17th Street
  3. 509 N. 14th Street
  4. 708 S. 16th Street
  5. 1101 W. Main Street
  6. 1105 W. Main Street

B.

Consider revised Master Plan for Central Park and North Park Blvd Sports Complex.

C.

Consider revised recommendation from the Economic Development Advisory Board regarding a request from Labette Health to provide an economic development incentive to expand the Independence Healthcare Center.

D.

Consider programming for 1916 City Hall and Fire/EMS.

E.

Consider concepts for the West Main from 8th to 10th CCLIP project.

F.

Consider adopting an ordinance amending previous boundary ordinances and establishing the legal boundaries for the City of Independence, Kansas.

Documents:
  1. RCA Boundary.pdf
G.

Consider adopting an ordinance authorizing the issuance of the City’s Taxable Industrial Revenue Bonds, series 2020 (Textron Aviation Inc.), authorizing certain documents and actions in connection with the issuance of the Series 2020 Bonds.

H.

Consider authorizing changes to the 5-year CIP for the Independence Municipal Airport to be submitted to the FAA.

I.

Consider authorizing the City Manager to sign an engagement letter with Tanner LLC for facilitation of the January 20, 2021 Annual City Commission/City Staff Planning Retreat.

J.

Consider a resolution rescinding Resolution 2020-079 declaring a water emergency.

V.

REPORTS

A.

City Board Minutes

  1. January 20, 2020 Plumbing Board
  2. October 5, 2020 Electrical Board
B.

Projects Update by TranSystems

VI.

CITY MANAGER'S COMMENTS

VII.

COMMISSIONERS' COMMENTS

VIII.

PUBLIC CONCERNS

IX.

ADJOURNMENT