AGENDA

Independence City Commission
August 22, 2019
Veterans Room   Memorial Hall    5:30 PM



I.

REGULAR SESSION

A.

Call to Order


B.

Pledge of Allegiance to the United States of America


C.

Adoption of Agenda

II.

APPOINTMENTS

B.

Park Board -- Reappoint three expired terms.

C.

Plumbing Board -- Reappoint three expired terms.

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-1845
  2. D-1907
  3. P-1816
B.

Consider minutes of the June 27, 2019 meeting.

C.

Consider a resolution designating the locations for the Neewollah festivities; and consider proclaiming October 18-26, 2019 as Neewollah.

D.

Consider rescheduling a Special Commission Meeting for the purpose of a site visit to the Water Treatment Plant to September 4, 2019 at 9 AM.

E.

Consider initiating a public hearing before the Planning Commission to consider a text amendment to the Conditional Use Table to allow indoor firing ranges as a conditional use in the C-3 Central Business District.

F.

Consider removing flashing yellow signs located in the 300 and 400 blocks of East Main and replace them with 20 mph signs indicating school speeds are in effect from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm on school days.

IV.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

A.

Public hearing to consider granting a waiver to Section 6-2 of the City Code relating to a request for a waiver for the restriction on location for the sale of alcoholic beverages for on-premise consumption in the central business district (C-3) at 223 W. Main Street.

V.

ITEMS FOR COMMISSION ACTION

A.

Consider adopting a resolution establishing a Business Incentive Program.

B.

Consider setting the date of October 23, 2019 at 5:30 PM for a public hearing to consider condemnation of 112 W. Chestnut Street as dangerous and unsafe.

C.

Consider setting the date of October 23, 2019 at 5:30 PM for a public hearing to consider condemnation of 305 S. 18th Street as dangerous and unsafe.

D.

Consider setting the date of October 23, 2019 at 5:30 PM for a public hearing to consider condemnation of 305 S. Burns Street as dangerous and unsafe.

E.

Consider setting the date of October 23, 2019 at 5:30 PM for a public hearing to consider condemnation of 314 N. 9th Street as dangerous and unsafe.

F.

Consider setting the date of October 23, 2019 at 5:30 PM for a public hearing to consider condemnation of 317 S. 14th Street as dangerous and unsafe.

G.

Consider setting the date of October 23, 2019 at 5:30 PM for a public hearing to consider condemnation of 325 N. 19th Street as dangerous and unsafe.

H.

Consider setting the date of October 23, 2019 at 5:30 PM for a public hearing to consider condemnation of 409 S. 6th Street as dangerous and unsafe.

I.

Consider setting the date of October 23, 2019 at 5:30 PM for a public hearing to consider condemnation of 613 W. Chestnut Street as dangerous and unsafe.

J.

Consider setting the date of October 23, 2019 at 5:30 PM for a public hearing to consider condemnation of 713 E. Magnolia Street as dangerous and unsafe.

K.

Consider setting the date of October 23, 2019 at 5:30 PM for a public hearing to consider condemnation of 816 S. 17th Street as dangerous and unsafe.

L.

Consider setting the date of October 23, 2019 at 5:30 PM for a public hearing to consider condemnation of 904 W. Main Street as dangerous and unsafe.

M.

Consider adjourning a public hearing to consider condemnation of 1701 N. 10th Street as dangerous and unsafe until October 23, 2019 at 5:30 PM.

N.

Consider adjourning a public hearing to consider condemnation of 513 West Cottonwood Street as dangerous and unsafe until September 26, 2019 at 5:30 PM.

O.

Consider demolition bids received for the following condemned structures:

  1. 517 W. Chestnut Street
  2. 606 Fountain Street
  3. 215 Earl Street
  4. 1732 N. 10th Street
P.

Consider approving the addition of 10th Street from Chestnut to Oak to the 2019 Mill & Overlay Project; and signing the appropriate Ordinance designating 10th Street within the City of Independence, Kansas, as a main trafficway, and Resolution authorizing the improvement or re-improvement of a main trafficway within the City of Independence, Kansas; and providing for the payment of the costs thereof.

Q.

Consider bids received for the renovation of the airport water tower.

R.

Consider a Change Order No. 3 with Kelley Electric, Inc. for the electrical improvement project at the water treatment plant.

S.

Consider quotes received for replacement of the HVAC at water treatment plant.

T.

Consider rescheduling the following Commission meetings:

  1. Thursday, October 24, 2019 to Wednesday, October 23, 2019 due to Neewollah activities.
  2. Thursday, November 28, 2019 to Thursday, November 21, 2019 due to the Thanksgiving holiday.
  3. Thursday, December 26, 2019 to Thursday, December 19, 2019 due to the Christmas holiday.
VI.

REPORTS

A.

Report requested by the Mayor from Commissioner Caflisch regarding the code review received from Poole Fire Protection, Inc. regarding 223 W. Main Street.

VII.

CITY MANAGER'S COMMENTS

VIII.

COMMISSIONERS' COMMENTS

IX.

PUBLIC CONCERNS

X.

ADJOURNMENT