Lawrence City Commission meeting - 6/25/13
- Categories: Lawrence
- Event posted: June 20, 2013
- Last updated: June 20, 2013
- Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 6:35 p.m.
- City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets, Lawrence
- Age limit: Not available
CITY COMMISSION MEETING AGENDA June 25, 2013 – 6:35 p.m. A. RECOGNITION/PROCLAMATION/PRESENTATION: 1. None. B. CONSENT AGENDA: NOTE: All matters listed below on the Consent Agenda are considered under one motion and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion on those items. If discussion is desired, that item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and will be considered separately. 1. Receive minutes from various boards and commissions: Lawrence Douglas County Bicycle Advisory Committee meetings of 03/19/13 and 04/16/13 Sustainability Advisory Board meeting of 05/08/13 2. Approve all claims. The list of approved claims will be posted to the agenda the day after the City Commission meeting. 3. Approve appointments as recommended by the Mayor. 4. Bid and purchase items: a) Set bid date of July 16, 2013 for PW 1334 - Construction of Safety/Security around the two above ground storage tanks on the former Farmland Industries Plant site. b) Award City Bid No. B1337, PW1301, (KLINK) Iowa Street, South City Limits to 29th Street, to Sunflower Paving, Inc., in the total amount of $432,250.45 provided the contractor can meet the terms established in the contract documents. c) Waive bidding requirements and authorize the purchase of 28 computers for the Lawrence Police Department off the State of Kansas contract for a total of $30,765.56. 5. Adopt the following ordinances on second and final reading: a) Ordinance No. 8873, merging the current Environmental Code into the Property Maintenance Code at Chapter IX, Article 6 of the City Code, as amended, and which would also provide for the promulgation of regulations governing the treatment and eradication of bedbug infestations. b) Ordinance No. 8874, establishing a 55 MPH speed limit on 23rd Street (K-10 Highway), between FF Street and Franklin Road. c) Ordinance No. 8875, establishing a 40mph Speed Limit on Peterson Road between Kasold Drive and Monterey Way (approved by Traffic Safety Commission on 5/6/13 and by the City Commission on 6/11/13). d) Ordinance No. 8876, allowing the possession and consumption of alcoholic liquor on 7th Street, from Kentucky Street to Tennessee Street, from 9:00 a.m. - midnight on 07/04/13, associated with the Lawrence Originals 4th of July event. e) Joint City Ordinance No. 8869/County Resolution No. ____, for Comprehensive Plan Amendment (CPA-13-00067) to Horizon 2020 Chapter 6 Commercial Land Use and Chapter 14 Specific Plans, Revised Southern Development Plan, to expand the S. Iowa Street commercial corridor east along W. 31st Street to include 1900 W 31st Street and identify the area as a Regional Commercial Center. (PC Item 4; approved 6-3-1 on 5/20/13) f) Ordinance No. 8870, to rezone (Z-13-00071) approximately 41.15 acres from RM12 (Multi-Dwelling Residential) to CR (Regional Commercial), located at 1900 W 31st Street. (PC Item 5; approved 6-3-1 on 5/20/13) 6. Authorize the City Manager to execute the Patrol Rifle Lease Agreements for police officers. 7. Authorize staff to send out a Request for Proposal for construction services needed to install a new roofing system and restoration of the parapet wall on the oldest section of the Carnegie Building. 8. Approve a street vendor license for Cryss and Dron’s Tropical Sno, at the northeast corner of 10th Street and Massachusetts Street. 9. Authorize the Mayor to sign a Release of Mortgage for Gene G. and Dessie P. Bickford, 723 New York. C. CITY MANAGER’S REPORT: ADDRESSING THE COMMISSION: The public is allowed to speak to any regular agenda item or give public comment after first being recognized by the Mayor. Individuals are asked to come to the microphone, sign in, and state their name and address. Speakers should address all comments/questions to the Commission. D. REGULAR AGENDA ITEMS: 1. Receive report from Olsson & Associates regarding transit permanent hub location. ACTION: Receive report and direct staff as appropriate. 2. City Auditor will present performance audit topics for audit plan. ACTION: Approve audit plan, if appropriate. 3. Receive staff memorandum on proposed rental registration program. ACTION: Direct staff as appropriate. 4. Receive staff update on proposed capital improvement project items for the 2014 budget. Consider authorizing staff to submit applications for the fiscal year 2015 KDOT ITS Set-Aside Program. ACTION: Receive update and consider submission of grant, if appropriate. E. PUBLIC COMMENT: F. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS: G. COMMISSION ITEMS: H. CALENDAR: Meeting List 2014 Budget Process Calendar * Firefighter Recruit Graduation Ceremony, Thursday, June 27, 6:30 p.m. Location: Dole Institute of Politics. * City offices closed Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. * City Commission Study Session, Tuesday, July 9, 4:00 p.m. Location: City Commission Room. Topic: 2014 Budget. * City Commissioners invited to attend lunch with Planning Commissioners during their annual PC Orientation, Friday, July 12, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Location: City Commission Room. * City Commission meeting scheduled for July 30 canceled due to fifth Tuesday of the month. * City employee appreciation picnic, Saturday, August 3, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Location: Broken Arrow Park. I. CURRENT VACANCIES – BOARDS/COMMISSIONS: Listed below are existing and upcoming vacancies on City of Lawrence Boards and Commissions. If interested in serving on a board, citizens should visit the website at http://www.lawrenceks.org/boards to volunteer online, or send a letter of interest to the Mayor, P.O. Box 708, Lawrence, KS 66044. 150th Anniversary Advisory Committee: This is a new committee that shall have nine (9) members and will be tasked with advising the City Commission on the implementation of the 150th Anniversary schedule of events and to recognize the 150th Anniversary of the August 21, 1863 raid on the City of Lawrence by Quantrill and his followers. Board of Zoning Appeals/Sign Code Board of Appeals: Four positions expire 09/30/13. One position will become vacant and three positions are eligible for reappointment to additional terms. Building Code Board of Appeals: Four positions expire 11/30/13. One position will become vacant and three positions will be eligible for reappointment to additional terms. Eligibility requirements exist for this board. Community Development Advisory Committee: Two vacancies for positions that expire 09/30/13 and 09/30/15. Three additional positions expire 09/30/13. One of those positions will become vacant and three positions will be eligible for reappointment to additional terms. Eligibility requirements exist for this board. Contractor Licensing Board: Three positions expire 12/31/13. Two positions will become vacant and one position is eligible for reappointment to an additional term. Eligibility requirements exist for this board. Convention & Visitors Bureau Advisory Board: Four positions will become vacant beginning July 1. One position expires 07/01/13, one position expires 07/01/14, and two positions expire 07/01/16. Douglas County Community Corrections Advisory Board: One position expired 05/31/13. Douglas County Emergency Management Board: One position expires 07/01/13 and is eligible for reappointment to an additional term. Douglas County Senior Services Board: Two positions expire 12/31/13 and are eligible for reappointment to additional terms. Electrical Code Board of Appeals: One vacancy for a position that expired 03/31/12. Eligibility requirements exist for this board. Historic Resources Commission: One vacancy for a position that expires 03/01/15. Eligibility requirements exist for this board. Homeless Issues Advisory Committee: Three positions expire 12/13/13. One position will become vacant and two positions will be eligible for reappointment to additional terms. Hospital Board: Two positions expire 09/30/13. Human Relations Commission: Two vacancies for positions that expired 09/30/12. One vacancy for a position that expires 09/30/14. Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging: One vacancy on the Advisory Council for a position that expires 09/30/14. Lawrence Alliance: Two vacancies for positions that expired 11/30/12. Six additional terms expire 11/30/13 and all are eligible for reappointment to additional terms. Lawrence Citizens Advisory Board: Two positions expired 03/01/13 and are eligible for reappointment to additional terms. Lawrence Douglas County Advocacy Council on Aging: Four positions expire 12/31/13 and all are eligible for reappointment to additional terms. Lawrence Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Commission: One position expires 05/31/13 and is eligible for reappointment to an additional term. Lawrence Douglas County Bicycle Advisory Committee: Three positions expire 12/31/13 and all are eligible for reappointment to additional terms. Public Incentive Review Committee: One vacancy for a position that expires 01/31/14. Eligibility requirements exist for this board. Public Transit Advisory Committee: Three positions expire 12/31/13 and all are eligible for reappointment to additional terms. Sales Tax Audit Committee: One vacancy for a position that expires 04/30/14. Sister Cities Advisory Board: One vacancy for a position that expires 12/31/14. Five additional positions expire 12/31/13 and all are eligible for reappointment to additional terms. Social Service Funding Advisory Board: Four positions expire 08/31/13 and all are eligible for reappointment to additional terms. Eligibility requirements exist for this board. Traffic Safety Commission: One vacancy for a position that expired 04/30/13.