Archive for Monday, October 11, 1999


October 11, 1999


Consent agenda: The following items will be considered, without debate, on a single vote.

  • Review and approve minutes of various boards and commissions.
  • Claims and payroll.
  • Approve drinking establishment licenses for India Palace (formerly A.B.'s Grille & Bar), 129 E. 10th; Kaspar's Bar & Grill, 3115 W. Sixth; Teller's, 746 Mass.; Royal Peking Restaurant, 711 W. 23rd; Duffy's, 2222 W. Sixth; and Fraternal Order of Eagles, 1803 W. Sixth.
  • Approve retail liquor license for Jensen Retail Liquor, 620 W. Ninth.
  • Approve cereal malt beverage licenses for Conoco, 1030 N. Third.; and Pizza Hut, 600 W. 23rd.
  • Approve appointments recommended by the mayor.
  • Award a bid of $10,484 for personal body armor for the police department to the low bidder, Tuxall Uniform & Equipment.
  • Approve plans and set bid date of Nov. 2 for parking garage repairs.
  • Authorize the city manager to execute an agreement with Gould Evans architects for $10,000 for building evaluation and design services for the Police Administrative Building on West 15th.
  • Approve distribution of Requests for Proposals for 12 public transit system buses.
  • Approve selection of TransSystems consulting engineers for the design of improvements to 23rd Street and Barker Avenue and 27th and Iowa streets, and authorize staff to negotiate an agreement.
  • Adopt a resolution finding it advisable to construct improvements on West 27th Street at the curved corner of 27th and Wakarusa Drive.
  • Adopt a resolution finding it advisable and ordering the improvement of sanitary sewer improvements for the Langston Hughes Elementary School along George Williams Way.
  • Approve a site plan for Overland Addition Apartments at the northwest corner of Folks Road and Overland Drive.
  • Approve a site plan for North Lawrence Car Wash at 1020 N. Third.
  • Approve a site plan for Messler Roofing, 1724 Bullene Ave.
  • Approve text amendments to the joint city-county zoning regulations to establish a policy to close deferred-item files that have been inactive for 12 months. Authorize a joint city ordinance and county resolution to be drafted for placement on a future agenda for first reading and forward to the Douglas County Commission for approval.
  • Authorize the mayor to sign a release of mortgage for Joyce Chapman, 2725 Maverick Lane.

Regular agenda items:

  • Consider rezoning 5.5 acres known as the former India School, 1739 W. 23rd, from RS-1, single-family residential, to PCD-2, planned commercial district.
  • Consider rezoning 11.754 acres north of Peterson Road and west of Bentley Drive from PRD-1, planned residential development, to RM-D, residence-duplex district. (Planning Commission has recommended denial.)
  • Receive a draft ordinance granting Kansas Public Service a franchise agreement.

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