AGENDA

Independence City Commission
May 14, 2020
Veterans Room   Memorial Hall    5:30 PM

The Independence City Commission will meet in a regular session on Thursday, May 14, 2020, in the Civic Center of the Memorial Hall, commencing at 5:30 p.m.  Most attendees and the public are encouraged to participate via conference call or on the City of Independence, Kansas Facebook page: @IndependenceKS or you can call +1 785-289-4727 and enter Conference ID: 871 778 613#.


I.

REGULAR SESSION

A.

Call to Order


B.

Pledge of Allegiance to the United States of America


C.

Adoption of Agenda

II.

APPOINTMENTS

A.

Planning Commission/Board of Zoning Appeals -- One expired term

III.

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-1862
  2. P-1835
B.

Consider minutes of the following meetings:

  1. January 9, 2020 Regular Meeting
  2. January 9, 2020 Special Meeting
  3. January 13, 2020 Special Meeting
  4. January 15, 2020 Special Meeting
  5. January 23, 2020 Regular Meeting
  6. January 23, 2020 Special Meeting
  7. January 29, 2020 Special Meeting
  8. January 30, 2020 Special Meeting
  9. January 31, 2020 Special Meeting

IV.

ITEMS FOR COMMISSION ACTION

A.

Consider a request from Kansas Works to hold a drive through job fair on May 27, 2020 from 10 AM to 2 PM at the park oval.

B.

Consider an ordinance expanding the sale at retail of cereal malt beverage and alcoholic liquor on Sundays.

C.

Consider setting the date of July 23, 2020, for a public hearing to consider condemnation of 1033 N. 17th Place.

V.

DISCUSSION

A.

Discuss COVID-19 expenses and potential impact on future revenue.

VI.

REPORTS

A.

Reminder of May 20, 2020 Special Commission Meeting at 9 AM to discuss future capital projects.

B.

ADA Project Update

C.

April Sales Tax Report

D.

City Reopening Plan Update

  1. AWOL added
  2. Update from Utilities Director regarding pool pump repairs
E.

2020 Census Update

F.

Letter from the Planning Commission regarding updating the Comprehensive Plan

G.

Update from Police Chief on Parking Issues

H.

Municipal Court Update

I.

City Board Minutes

  1. March 3, 2020 Planning Commission/Board of Zoning Appeals
  2. April 15, 2020 City Recreation Commission
VII.

CITY MANAGER'S COMMENTS

VIII.

COMMISSIONERS' COMMENTS

IX.

PUBLIC CONCERNS

X.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

A.

For the purpose of reviewing and considering City Manager applications.

XI.

ADJOURNMENT