City commissioners canceled their Dec. 11 meeting because of weather. So on their next agenda are plans for two new apartment complexes in the city.
Commissioners will consider rezoning property and approving a preliminary plat for The Exchange, a proposed apartment complex at 31st Street and Ousdahl Road. The project includes about 55 acres of property that would be rezoned for an apartment complex. Also, commissioners will consider approving the Revised Southern Development Plan, which is an area plan for this area and much of the property that is between 31st Street and the Wakarusa River to the south. The second apartment project is Rylee Court Apartments, near 23rd and Tennessee streets. The project, which is just east of the Checkers grocery store, already has the proper zoning. Commissioners are being asked to approve a site plan for the property.
¢ 5:30 p.m.: Executive session to discuss nonelected personnel matters. Commissioners plan to meet for about 40 minutes. The regular meeting will resume about 6:35 p.m.
¢ Recognized the Kansas University football team. Players will arrive at city hall after completing Tuesday's practice.
¢ Approve City Commission meeting minutes from Nov. 27 and Dec. 4.
¢ Receive minutes from these boards and commissions.
¢ Approve claims.
¢ Approve licenses as recommended by the Department of Administrative Services.
¢ Approve appointments as recommended by the mayor.
¢ Bid and purchase items:
a.) Award the following bids for sale of scrap and surplus equipment for the Utilities Department:
1.) Scrap copper and brass to Berry Heine for $3,146.
2.) Obsolete water meters to Warren Enterprises for $27,523.
3.) Obsolete desks to Hurrelbrink Recycling for $10.
b.) Award these Comprehensive Housing Rehabilitation bids:
1.) 224 E. 17th St. Terrace to Penny Construction for $23,776.
2.) 931 Murrow Court to T&J; Holdings for $24,340.
3.) 1645 R.I. to Penny Construction for $24,185.
4.) 2616 Mayfair Drive to Old Home Store Inc. for $25,475.
c.) Approve change order No. 1 (final) in the amount of $83,303.18 for the 2007 Overlay and Curb Repair Program, Phase 2.
d.) Approve reimbursement to Dave Millstein of $25,128.15, or 75 percent of the installation costs of a sprinkler system at 803 Mass. (Casbah), pursuant to the 2007 Downtown Fire Sprinkler Incentive Program.
¢ Adopt on second and final reading, Ordinance No. 8211, authorizing the codification of the general ordinances of the city.
¢ Adopt these resolutions:
a.) Resolution No. 6746, establishing U.S. Bank National Association as an official depository of the city of Lawrence.
b.) Resolution No. 6747, declaring the boundaries of the city of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kan.
¢ Approve extension of parking agreement with Sunflower Broadband to use city lot 16 at the monthly rate of $10 per metered space for 43 spaces, for a total of $430 per month, until Feb. 1.
¢ Authorize the city manager to enter into an engineering services agreement with HNTB in the amount of $48,088, for design engineering services related to Phase II waterline and sanitary sewer relocations on North Iowa Street because of the widening of I-70 highway.
¢ Authorize the mayor to sign the construction administration agreement with KDOT for Ohio Street Brick Restoration project.
¢ Receive report on Destination Management Inc. organizational meeting.
¢ Receive request from Douglas County concerning special assessments at East Hills Business Park; refer to staff for a report.
¢ Authorize the mayor to sign a subordination agreement for Craig Nowatzke, 838 Oak St.
¢ Authorize the mayor to sign a Subordination Agreement for Lori Phillips, 2104 Tenn.
¢ Receive city manager's report.
¢ Consider approving Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department regulations for swimming pools and spas with 2007 amendments.
¢ Consider staff recommendations regarding bid letting and use of incentives for the North Second and Locust Street geometric improvements project.
¢ Consider awarding the bid for Project 6CP-906 Stoneridge Drive Elevated Water Storage Tank to the low bidder, LandMark Structures, in the amount of $2,470,000 and authorize the city manager to execute a contract agreement for the project.
¢ Consider approval of SP-11-89-05, a site plan for Rylee Court Apartments, an apartment complex including 16 units and surface parking located on the south side of 23rd Street and west of Tennessee Street (extended). Submitted by Paul Werner for First Management Inc., property owner of record.
¢ Consider approval of the Revised Southern Development Plan. The draft plan was returned to the Planning Commission for further consideration by the Board of County Commissioners on Oct. 8.
¢ Consider the following items related to The Exchange, an approximately 126-acre multi-dwelling residential development located at 31st Street and Ousdahl Road.
a.) Consider approval of the requested annexation of approximately 52 acres for The Exchange, located at 31st Street and Ousdahl Road. Submitted by Michael Berry, P.E. Professional Engineering Consultants, for RA & JG Limited Company, property owner of record.
b.) Consider approval of a request to rezone a tract of land approximately 6.673 acres, County A (agriculture) to OS (open space).
c.) Consider approval of a request to rezone a tract of land approximately 56.44 acres, from RS10 (single-dwelling residential) and County A (agriculture) to RM15 (multi-dwelling residential).
d.) Consider accepting dedication of easements and rights-of-way for PP-05-06-07, a revised preliminary plat for The Exchange addition, approximately 63.111 acres containing 3 lots and 1 tract.
¢ Consider initiating various items pertaining to beginning the adoption process for the Lawrence SmartCode:
a.) Consider initiating an amendment to Horizon 2020 by creating Chapter 15 - Place Making to ensure proper comprehensive plan language is in place for the proposed Lawrence SmartCode in the city of Lawrence.
b.) Consider initiating an amendment to Horizon 2020, Chapter 14 - Specific Plans, to add a reference to the Lawrence SmartCode Infill Plan.
c.) Consider initiating TA-11-27-07, to adopt the Lawrence SmartCode.
¢ Consider authorizing staff to issue a joint Request for Proposal for contracted transportation services for city and Kansas University transit operations beyond 2008 on Jan. 8. The city and university would be seeking a single price proposal to provide transit services under a combined contract.
¢ Receive staff report concerning options for locating merged Planning and Development Services Department in Riverfront Mall.