AGENDA

Independence City Commission
November 14, 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.

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-1850
  2. P-1822
B.

Consider approving the minutes of the August 22, 2019 and September 5, 2019 City Commission Meetings.

C.

Consider authorizing the purchase of a 2020 Dodge Ram for the Police Department from Quality Motors and to have the vehicle upfitted by TCS for a total cost of $42,007.14.

D.

Consider a proclamation declaring April 24, 2020 as Arbor Day in Independence.

E.

Consider a mortgage release for property located at 209 S. 1st Street.

III.

ITEMS FOR COMMISSION ACTION

A.

Consider a request from the VFW to place a statue of Remington near 1916 City Hall.

Documents:
  1. RCA Remington.pdf
B.

Consider adopting a resolution rescinding a previous resolution which set a hearing date to consider condemnation of a property located at 412 North 19th Street as dangerous and unsafe.

C.

Consider authorizing Main Street holiday gift certificates for City employees.

D.

Consider a request from Home Made Easy to waive the Building Permit Fee.

E.

Consider an agreement with KDOT for pavement replacement, curb and gutter, sidewalk, and pavement markings on US-160 from 200 feet east of US-75 to 8th Street Intersection.

F.

Consider bids received for the purchase of two sanitation trucks.

IV.

DISCUSSION

A.

Consider discussing the November 20th and 21st Commission Meetings.

B.

Consider discussing a Commission Orientation and Facility Tour.

V.

REPORTS

A.

Third Quarter Treasurer’s Report.

B.

October 2019 Sales Tax Report.

C.

223 W. Main Street Update.

D.

City Employee Appreciation Luncheon.

E.

November 6, 2019 City/County Meeting Update.

F.

December 4, 2019 1916 City Hall Site Visit.

G.

City Board Minutes

  1. August 26, 2019 IHPRC.
  2. October 16, 2019 Recreation Commission.
VI.

CITY MANAGER'S COMMENTS

VII.

COMMISSIONERS' COMMENTS

VIII.

PUBLIC CONCERNS

IX.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

X.

ADJOURNMENT