AGENDA

Independence City Commission
May 27, 2021
Civic Center   Memorial Hall    5:30 PM
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The Independence City Commission will meet in a regular session on Thursday, May 27, 2021, in the Civic Center 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


C.

Adoption of Agenda

II.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

A.

Data relating to financial affairs or trade secrets of second parties.

III.

APPOINTMENTS

A.

Electrical Board – 2 expired terms (1 eligible for reappointment)

B.

Independence Farmers and Makers Market – 1 Vacancy

D.

Independence Recreation Commission – 1 Term Expires July 1, 2021 – Applications are due by noon on June 18, 2021

E.

Library Board of Trustees – 2 expired terns (1 eligible for reappointment)

F.

Tree Board – 3 terms expire on June 1, 2021 (1 eligible for reappointment)

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-1889
  2. P-1862
B.

Consider minutes of the April 21 and 22, 2021 City Commission meetings.

C.

Consider approval of food trucks and concession stand during 4-H week.

D.

Consider a Resolution adopting the Kansas Homeland Security Region H Hazard Mitigation Plan.

E.

Consider authorizing City Staff to sign an agreement with Global Payments Direct, Inc. “Open Edge” for credit card merchant services.

F.

Consider authorizing the creation of seven new cemetery spaces at Mount Hope Cemetery.

Documents:
  1. RCA New Plots.pdf
V.

PRESENTATIONS

A.

Presentation of citizen engagement survey results.

VI.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

A.

Public Hearing to consider condemnation of 800 E. Edison as dangerous and unsafe.

VII.

ITEMS FOR COMMISSION ACTION

A.

Consider approving McCown Gordon as the CMAR for the 1916 City Hall Renovation and Fire/EMS Building.

B.

Consider proclaiming May 28, 2021 as National Poppy Day and authorize use of the Park Oval.

C.

Consider adopting a resolution for a conditional use permit for “Storage and warehousing of nonhazardous goods” in a C-4, highway commercial district at 2400 West Main Street.

D.

Consider adopting an ordinance vacating a portion of East Myrtle Street and North Wald Avenue.

E.

Consider adopting a resolution authorizing a conditional use permit for supplementary parking at 117 North Wald Avenue; and consider adopting an ordinance rezoning a tract of land at 117 North Wald Avenue from R-3, low density multifamily district to M-1, light industrial district.

F.

Consider authorizing purchase of standardized sanitation/trash carts.

G.

Consider awarding the Zoo Master Plan project to PGAV Architects

H.

Consider setting the date of July 22, 2021 for a public hearing to consider condemnation of 505 North 24th Street as dangerous and unsafe.

VIII.

REPORTS

A.

Treasurer's Quarterly Financial Statement for Quarter Ending March 31, 2021

B.

Engineering/Public Works Project Status

C.

City Board Minutes

  1. March 2, 2021 Independence Historic Preservation and Resource Commission 
  2. March 2, 2021 Planning and Zoning Commission/Board of Zoning Appeals
IX.

CITY MANAGER'S COMMENTS

X.

COMMISSIONERS' COMMENTS

XI.

PUBLIC CONCERNS

XII.

ADJOURNMENT