AGENDA

Independence City Commission
June 10, 2021
Civic Center   Memorial Hall    5:30 PM
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The Independence City Commission will meet in a regular session on Thursday, June 10, 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.

Independence Recreation Commission – 1 Opening – Applications due by noon on June 18, 2021.

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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-1890
  2. D-2016
  3. P-1863
B.

Consider minutes of the May 13 and 24, 2021 meetings.

C.

Consider initiating a public hearing to consider a text amendment to the zoning code to add “Utility substations not elsewhere listed” to the permitted and conditional use table.

D.

Consider authorizing a change order to the airport pavement marking contract with Hi-Lite Airfield Services, LLC (Hi-Lite).

E.

Consider waiving the fees for using the Civic Center for a public legislative event hosted by the Chamber of Commerce on June 30th, 2021.

F.

Consider authorizing City staff to negotiate an agricultural ground lease at the wastewater treatment plant.

Documents:
  1. RCA Ag Land.pdf
G.

Consider authorizing the mortgage release for 1903 MacArthur Court.

H.

Consider authorizing a purchase and sale agreement to sell 36.1 acres in the West Laurel Industrial Park and any additional related action.

Documents:
  1. RCA Jones.pdf
V.

ITEMS FOR COMMISSION ACTION

A.

Consider authorizing the City Manager to sign a Greenbush Energy Group Participation Agreement & Hedging Authorization; and an Encore Base Agreement to acquire natural gas.

B.

Consider approval of the Central Business District Commercial Building “CBDCB” grant requests for roof replacements at 101 N. Penn Avenue and 317 North Penn Avenue.

VI.

DISCUSSION

A.

Discuss request of Larry Walker regarding a found shotgun.

B.

Discuss 2022 budget expectations.

VII.

REPORTS

A.

City Board Minutes

  1. April 26, 2021 Independence Historic Preservation Resource Commission
  2. May 19, 2021 Recreation Commission


B.

May 2021 Sales Tax Report

C.

Reminder of June 16, 2021 Special Commission meeting.

  1. Water Plant Master Plan
  2. Possible Budget Worksession 

VIII.

CITY MANAGER'S COMMENTS

IX.

COMMISSIONERS' COMMENTS

X.

PUBLIC CONCERNS

XI.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

A.

Consultation with an attorney on matters that would be deemed privileged in an attorney-client relationship.

XII.

ADJOURNMENT