AGENDA

Independence City Commission
October 27, 2021
Civic Center   Memorial Hall    5:30 PM

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 The Independence City Commission will meet in a regular session on Wednesday, October 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.

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-1899
  2. P-1873
B.

Consider setting a Special Commission meeting for November 17, 2021 at 10 AM.

C.

Consider authorizing the City Manager to sign an engagement letter with Tanner LLC for facilitation of the January 19, 2022 Annual City Commission/City Staff Planning Retreat.

D.

Consider adopting the Pathways to a Healthy Community Pledge for both Enhanced Trail Infrastructure and Multimodal Transportation Plan Packages.

E.

Consider waiving the fees for using the Civic Center for a public legislative event on Monday, November 22, 2021 for the Fall Re-districting meetings.

III.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

A.

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

B.

Public hearing for public comment on the close out of the CDBG-CV-033 Grant.

IV.

ITEMS FOR COMMISSION ACTION

A.

Consider a proposal from TreanorHL for additional civil engineering and landscape architectural services associated with the public improvements of Myrtle Street, public alley south of 1916 City Hall, and the city-owned parking lot re-design north of Myrtle Street.

B.

Consider authorizing award of the Kiddy Land Sidewalk construction project.

C.

Consider authorizing award of the Kiddy Land Restroom construction project.

D.

Consider adopting an ordinance related to maintaining the quality of City streets after utility excavations by third parties.

E.

Consider adopting a resolution setting the date of December 23, 2021 at 5:30 PM for a public hearing to consider condemnation of 317 S. 2nd Street as dangerous and unsafe.

F.

Consider a request from Joshua Anderson to exceed the sewer cost share maximum for property located at 415 Westminster.

G.

Consider recommendation from the Park Board to rename the Rock Kitchen to the Rock House, and to rename the Concession House to the Interurban Shelter.

H.

Consider adopting a charter ordinance exempting the City from the provisions of K.S.A. 14-1502 having to do with Residency Requirements for City Employees.

Documents:
  1. RCA Residency.pdf
V.

REPORTS

A.

Public Works Report

VI.

CITY MANAGER'S COMMENTS

VII.

COMMISSIONERS' COMMENTS

VIII.

PUBLIC CONCERNS

IX.

ADJOURNMENT