Archive for Sunday, April 11, 1999

AGENDA (3) FOR LAWRENCE CITY COMMISSION

April 11, 1999

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* Recognize the Haskell Indian Nations University women's basketball team, which placed third in last month's National Junior College Athletic Assn. Div. II National Tournament.

  • Oversee presentation of sweatshirts to residents of Kansas University's GSP/Corbin Residence Hall for participation in the city's Fire Safety Program.
  • Agree to hire Penny Construction Co. Inc. for $37,854 to build a new outdoor shelter this summer at the city's Eagle Bend Golf Course, which is located below the dam at Clinton Lake.
  • Agree to hire LRM Industries for $9,362 to handle road improvements at Oak Hill Cemetery.
  • Agree to hire B.A. Green Construction for $65,100 to handle installation of sewer lines and water lines for the anticipated installation of new restrooms at Centennial Park, in the area off Ninth Street and behind Bucky's.
  • Agree to hire Dome Corp. of North America for $90,900 to provide a salt dome for installation at the city's satellite public works yard west of Wakarusa Drive.
  • Agree to buy a shelter for communications equipment to be installed at the city's Stratford Road water tower. The city would buy the shelter for $83,496 from Miller Building Systems. The equipment will be used by emergency services and the city's department of public works.
  • Agree to buy new radio equipment and antennae for $76,054 from TFM Communications. The communications equipment will be used by the city's sanitation division, which collects solid waste.
  • Approve an ordinance on first reading to grant a 50 percent tax abatement for Sauer-Sundstrand Co. Commissioners approved the abatement in February 1988.
  • Approve an ordinance on final reading to allow parking along both sides of Kresge Road.
  • Approve an ordinance on final reading to grant a 50 percent tax abatement for CAE Vanguard. Commissioners approved the abatement in July.
  • Approve a "resolution of intent" to grant a 50 percent tax abatement for Allen Press Inc., as authorized by commissioners March 16.
  • Approve a resolution that allows the city to sell up to $600,000 in general-obligation bonds to help finance the reconstruction of Michigan Street from Sixth to Ninth streets. The resolution would repeal a previous resolution regarding the project.
  • Approve a resolution establishing a special benefit district for drainage improvements at Lawrence Medical Plaza, at the northwest corner of Sixth and Maine streets. The resolution would repeal a previous resolution regarding the project.
  • Approve a site plan for First State Bank & Trust, to be located at the southwest corner of Sixth Street and Monterey Way. Commissioners already approved the site plan June 9, 1998, and the applicant has asked that it remain in effect for another year.
  • Approve a site plan providing for the construction of a "cross-access" driveway connecting Congressional Drive and a commercial development to the east.
  • Agree to hire Maxwell Gabel for $11,377 to handle a valve replacement project at the city's water-intake structure at Clinton Lake.
  • Authorize the posting of temporary, directional signs on public rights of way to help guide athletes and spectators to sports venues during the 10th annual Sunflower State Games.

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