Archive for Monday, June 4, 2007

Commission to meet early this week

June 4, 2007

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Bottom line

City commissioners will meet at noon Tuesday instead of at their traditional meeting time of 6:35 p.m. The meeting features a light agenda of mainly routine bill paying and other administrative matters. The lone item on the city's regular agenda is to conduct a sale for $19.8 million worth of bonds to pay for previously approved water and sewer improvements.

Background

Commissioners are meeting at noon because they will be together all morning at City Hall for hearings on the 2008 budget, and to receive updates on budget cuts being made to the current 2007 budget.

Other business

Consent agenda

¢ Approve City Commission meeting minutes from May 15.

¢ Receive minutes from various boards and commissions.

¢ Approve all claims.

¢ Approve licenses as recommended by the Department of Administrative Services.

¢ Approve appointments as recommended by the mayor.

¢ Bid and purchase items:

a.) Award bid for five refuse compactors for the Public Works Department to Roy Conley & Co. for $81,800.

b.) Approve bid for supervisory control and data acquisition software for the Utilities Department to R.E. Pedrotti for $59,960.

c.) Award bid for programmable logic controller hardware for the Utilities Department to Logic Inc. for $75,663.25.

d.) Award bid for adjustable frequency drives for the Utilities Department to Logic Inc. for $154,776.66.

e.) Award bid to paint the Outdoor Aquatic Center pool for the Parks and Recreation Department to J.F. McGivern for $69,865.

f.) Approve Change Order No. 1 in the amount of $46,640 for additional crack sealing to be included in the 2007 Crack Seal Program.

g.) Award bid for milling, overlay, pavement marking and minor geometric improvements to LRM Industries Inc. for $478,963.74.

h.) Set bid date of June 19 for 2007 Overlay and Curb Repair Program, Phase 2.

i.) Authorize city manager to enter into an Engineering Contract with B.G. Consultants Inc. for $76,873.14 for the completion of plans and specifications for geometric improvements on 19th Street from Ohio Street to Alabama Street.

¢ Adopt the following ordinances on first reading:

a.) Ordinance No. 8115, an ordinance providing for the rezoning of 11.93 acres from UR (Urban Reserve) to RM12 (Multi-Dwelling Residential). The property is at the southeast corner of George Williams Way and Overland Drive in the recently recorded final plat of Oregon Trail Addition.

b.) Ordinance No. 8116 (Z-09-47-04), an ordinance providing for the rezoning of 16.47 acres from UR (Urban Reserve) to RS7 (Single-Dwelling Residential). The property is generally in the northeast portion of the recently recorded Final Plat of Oregon Trail Addition lying north of Overland Drive.

c.) Ordinance No. 8117 (Z-09-48-04), an ordinance providing for the rezoning of 31.93 acres from UR (Urban Reserve) to RM12D (Multi-Dwelling Residential). The property is generally in the northwest portion of the recently recorded Final Plat of Oregon Trail Addition lying north of Overland Drive as well as the southeast portion of the plat.

d.) Ordinance No. 8114, providing for a special use permit for the Castle Tea Room property at 1307 and 1313 Mass.

e.) Ordinance No. 8113, providing for the rezoning of First Step Facility, 7.73 acres from RS10 (Single-Dwelling Residential) to RMO (Multi-Dwelling Residential-Office). The property is at 3015 W. 31st St.

f.) Ordinance No. 8118, establishing a West Baldwin Creek gravity sewer line connection fee.

¢ Adopt the following ordinances on second and final reading:

a.) Ordinance No. 7912, providing for the rezoning of Stoneridge East Subdivision, 4.883 acres from UR (Urban Reserve) District to RS7 (Single-Dwelling Residential) District. The property is south of Sixth Street and west of Stoneridge Drive (extended).

b.) Ordinance No. 8110, providing for the rezoning of Stoneridge East Subdivision, 11.4 acres from UR (Urban Reserve) District to PRD (Planned Residential Development) District. The property is south of Sixth Street and west of Stoneridge Drive (extended).

c.) Ordinance No. 8112 establishing no parking along the south side of Jordan Lane and establishing no parking school days along the west side of Oak Tree Drive adjacent to the school crossing at Vantuyl Drive, from 3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and 2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

d.) Ordinance No. 8109, regarding the towing and impoundment of vehicles by the Lawrence Police Department.

e.) Ordinance No. 8111, regarding the unlawful hosting of minors consuming alcohol or cereal malt beverage. This ordinance is necessary to comply with a state law change.

¢ Accept dedication of easements and rights-of-way for a final plat for Village Meadows, 17.930 acres, at the northwest corner of West Sixth Street and Congressional Drive.

¢ Approve site plan for Glenwood Apartments, at the southeast corner of Wakarusa and Eisenhower drives.

¢ Approve amendments to Chapter 20, Articles 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 15, and 17 of the development code and direct staff to draft ordinance.

¢ Approve amendments to Chapter 20, Articles 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 13, and 17 of the development code and direct staff to draft ordinance.

¢ Authorize the city manager to negotiate a design-build contract with the design-build team of CAS Construction/Professional Engineering Consultants for the preliminary design and submission of a guaranteed maximum price for the construction of the West Baldwin Creek Sanitary Sewer Interceptor project in accordance with the recommendations in the 2003 Wastewater Master Plan.

¢ Authorize the write-off of certain water, sewer, sanitation and miscellaneous receivables deemed uncollectible by the Finance Department for the period of Jan. 1, 2005, through Dec. 31, 2005. The total requested write-off is $122,015.31 for 742 utility billing customers and $103,161 for 72 miscellaneous receivable accounts.

¢ Authorize the mayor to sign releases of mortgage for:

a.) Karen Feltner, 314 Birch Lane.

b.) Rafael and Alma Torres, 109 Glenview Drive.

c.) Mary Krische, 1742 Learnard Ave.

d.) Mary Butterbrodt, 1505 E. 28th Terrace.

¢ Authorize the mayor to sign a subordination agreement for Rebecca Stakes, 431 Elm St.

¢ Receive city manager's report

Regular agenda

¢ Conduct water and sewage system refunding and improvement revenue bond sale. Award bid to lowest responsible bidder. Declare an emergency to allow for first and second reading.

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