Archive for Monday, May 12, 2008

Repaving project expected to get OK

May 12, 2008

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Bottom line

City commissioners will accept a bid to repave a major portion of Iowa Street this summer.

Background

The project will repave the portion of Iowa Street from 23rd Street to 31st Street. The project has a price tag of $422,854, and the work will be done by Asphalt Improvement Co. The state will pay $200,000 of the project cost. Work likely will begin in late summer.

Other business

Recognition

¢ Proclaim the week of May 17-23 as National Safe Boating Week.

¢ Recognition of Lawrence Arts Commission 2008 Grant Award recipients.

Consent agenda

¢ Approve City Commission meeting minutes from April 29.

¢ Receive minutes from various boards and commissions.

¢ Approve all claims. The list of approved claims will be posted to the agenda the day after the City Commission meeting.

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

¢ Bid and purchase items:

a.) Authorize the city manager to enter into a lease agreement with E-Z-GO to extend the current golf cart and utility vehicle agreements for Eagle Bend Golf Course through October 2012 at a cost of $42,979.08 per year.

b.) Set bid opening date of Tuesday, June 17, for Bid No. B08036, Project UT0805KA, Kaw Water Treatment Plant Building Envelope Repairs Year 2A.

c.) Award bid for trash and recycling containers for the Public Works Department to American Equipment for $75,120.

d.) Award bid for four 35-yard refuse compactors for the Public Works Department to Roy Conley for $79,400.

e.) Approve Change Orders 1-4 in the amount of $50,728.18 to Kings Construction for Project No. 12-CP2-407(BD), 25th Terrace, O'Connell Road to Franklin Road, Street, Storm Sewer, and Waterline Improvements.

f.) Award City Bid No. B08039, Project No. 01-SR1-108(S), Iowa Street (US-59/K-10), from 646.28 feet north of 31st Street to Clinton Parkway/23rd Street, milling, overlay, pavement marking and minor geometric improvements to Asphalt Improvement Co., in the amount of $422,854.45.

g.) Authorize the city manager to enter into an agreement for the purchase of certain property interests for $60,000 for the West Baldwin Creek Sanitary Sewer Project.

¢ Adopt on first reading, Ordinance No. 8270, rezoning approximately 140 acres for Bauer Brook Estates (Z-03-08-08) from A-1 to RS-40. The property is at the southeast corner of the intersection of Folks Road and Peterson Road.

¢ Approve a request to rezone (Z-02-06-08) a tract of land approximately 0.39 acres, from RM12 D (Multi-Dwelling Residential) to RS7 (Single-Dwelling Residential). The property is at 1309-11 W. Eighth St., and a portion of 820-22 Canterbury Lane.

¢ Receive 2008 first quarter report from Downtown Lawrence Inc.

¢ Receive 2008 first quarter report from Lawrence Freenet.

¢ Authorize the mayor to sign a release of mortgage for Joseph and Lori Edgerton, 141 Mich.

¢ Receive city manager's report.

Regular agenda

¢ Receive Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department's 2007 Annual Report.

¢ Consider amendments to Chapter 20 of the Development Code for TA-04-05-07 to create a Mixed Use Zoning District.

¢ Consider approving CPA-2007-2, a Comprehensive Plan Amendment to Horizon 2020, to ensure proper comprehensive plan language is in place for a proposed Mixed Use District in the city of Lawrence Land Development Code.

¢ Conduct a public hearing establishing the maximum assessments for improvements at the intersection of Sixth Street and Congressional Drive.

Comments

Richard Heckler 6 years, 11 months ago

Only one person per car = empty cars = very expensive tax dollar supported cars. There are waaaaaay more tax dollar supported empty cars on the streets than buses.

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