AGENDA

Independence City Commission
November 18, 2021
Civic Center   Memorial Hall    5:30 PM

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I.

REGULAR SESSION

A.

Call to Order


B.

Pledge of Allegiance to the United States of America


C.

Adoption of Agenda

II.

PRESENTATIONS

A.

Swearing in of new Police Officers David Martin and Seth Lloyd.

B.

Presentation of Lifesaving Awards for Keith Copithke and Brian Bennett.

III.

APPOINTMENTS

A.

Park Board – One unexpired term due to a resignation – Applications open until December 1, 202 – This position must be filled by an individual that resides inside the City limits.

The City is receiving applications for an inside City position on the Park Board. The vacancy is for an unexpired term ending on July 1, 2022. Applications are due by 5 PM on December 3, 2021. To learn more about the Park Board, visit this link:  Park Board

Click Here to Apply

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-1901
  2. P-1875 
B.

Consider authorizing a communication with owners for easements and to inform them of future connection requirements.

C.

Consider setting the date of December 9, 2021 at 5:30 PM for a public hearing to consider amending the approved 2021 Budget.

D.

Consider approving bidding for concrete patching of street utility cuts.

E.

Consider authorizing annual holiday Main Street Gift Certificates for City employees.

F.

Consider approving a contract amendment with J. Graham Construction, Inc. for additional concrete work.

V.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

A.

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

VI.

ITEMS FOR COMMISSION ACTION

A.

Consider adopting an ordinance authorizing the issuance of the City’s Taxable Industrial Revenue Bonds, series 2021 (Textron Aviation Inc.), authorizing certain documents and actions in connection with the issuance of the Series 2021 Bonds.

B.

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

C.

Consider approving 60% construction documents and setting the date of December 9, 2021 to receive bids for the Fire/EMS Addition.

D.

Consider authorizing a contract with TranSystems for engineering and construction management of the Southeast Lift Station modifications.

E.

Consider approving a contract amendment with PEC, PA for additional engineering work at the Water Treatment Plant.

F.

Consider a contract amendment with TranSystems Corporation for engineering and inspection relating to additional street improvements to serve the new distribution center.

G.

Consider a request for a lien release for property located at 317 S. 14th.

VII.

REPORTS

A.

November 2021 Public Works Report

B.

City Board Minutes

  1. September 7, 2021 Planning Commission
  2. September 13, 2021 Park Board
  3. October 4, 2021 Park Board 



VIII.

CITY MANAGER'S COMMENTS

IX.

COMMISSIONERS' COMMENTS

X.

PUBLIC CONCERNS

XI.

ADJOURNMENT