City Commission agenda: Station wants to be energy showcase
Agenda highlights ¢ 6:35 p.m. Tuesday ¢ City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets ¢ Sunflower Broadband Channel 25 ¢ Meeting documents online at www.lawrenceks.org
Station wants to be energy showcase
City commissioners will consider a request from the owner of the Green Energy Gateway Fuel Station at Ninth and Iowa Street to showcase new alternative energy technologies.
The owner of the station wants to install solar panels, a wind generator and other green technology on the gas station, which sells biodiesel and ethanol fuel.
¢ Proclaim Wednesday as Hallmark Appreciation Day.
¢ Approve City Commission meeting minutes from May 13.
¢ Receive minutes from various boards and commissions:
¢ Approve all claims.
¢ Approve licenses as recommended by the Department of Administrative Services.
¢ Bid and purchase items:
a.) Award bid for programmable logic controller hardware to maintain the existing control system at the Wastewater Treatment Plant to Logic Inc. for $23,098.
b.) Award bid for the supervisory control and data acquisition software for the Kaw Water Treatment Plant to R.E. Pedrotti for $68,065.
c.) Award bid for programmable logic controller hardware for the Kaw Water Treatment Plant to Logic Inc. for $76,458.25.
d.) Award bid for one trailer-mounted vacuum excavation machine for the Utilities Department to EH Wachs Company for $44,285.
e.) Award bid for janitorial services for the Community Health Building to Nelson Properties Management, Option B in the amount of $41,000.09.
f.) Approve change order to the construction contract with CAS Construction LLC for the Phase II Clinton Water Treatment Plant Expansion, increasing the contract amount by $48,529.62 and adjusting the completion dates by an additional 44 days.
g.) Authorize the purchase of 74 water meters from Midwest Meter for $42,733 in order to complete the 2008 Meter Change Out Program.
¢ Adopt the following ordinances on second and final reading:
a.) Ordinance No. 8268, for Landmark Designation, placing the structure located at 805 Ohio on the Lawrence Register of Historic Places.
b.) Ordinance No. 8269, for Landmark Designation, placing the structure located at 934 W. 21st St. on the Lawrence Register of Historic Places.
c.) Ordinance No. 8271, rezoning approximately .39 acres from RM-12 D (Multi-Dwelling Residential) to RS-7 (Single-Dwelling Residential). The property is located at 1309-11 W. Eighth St., and a portion of 820-22 Canterbury Lane.
d.) Ordinance No. 8276, authorizing the possession and consumption of alcoholic liquor at the Lawrence Municipal Airport from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 11, for the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce Mixer event hosted by the Airport Advisory Board.
¢ Adopt Resolution No. 6769, for providing assistance to other jurisdictions during times of disaster.
¢ Approve, subject to conditions, a special event request for a downtown film festival located at Ninth and New Hampshire streets. Submitted by Downtown Lawrence Inc.
¢ Approve as a “sign of community interest” a request from Downtown Lawrence Inc., to hang a banner on the north side of the New Hampshire Street Parking Garage from June 2 through Aug. 22 to promote the Downtown Lawrence Film Festival.
¢ Approve as a “sign of community interest” a request from the Convention and Visitors Bureau to hang a banner on the north side of the New Hampshire Street Parking Garage from May 28 through June 15 advertising Lawrence Live.
¢ Approve use of right-of-way permits to the Convention and Visitors Bureau for the closure and use of North Park Street from 4 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. daily from June 18-22, and the bagging of three parking meters on the south side of Seventh Street near Kentucky Street from 6 a.m. June 18 through 5 p.m. June 22 for events associated with the Kansas-Nebraska Chautauqua.
¢ Authorize the city manager to enter into a license agreement with LFF LLC to allow for the continuation of existing parking within the right-of-way along the east side of 704-728 Conn.
¢ Authorize the expenditure of budgeted funds for the renewal of public entity insurance coverage for the city of Lawrence with CEK Insurance for $73,777.
¢ Receive city manager’s report.
¢ Consider adopting on first reading Ordinance No. 8275, establishing stop signs at the four traffic booth entrances on the Kansas University campus.
¢ Presentation on Pilot Demonstration Project for the Green Energy Gateway Fuel Station located at Ninth and Iowa Streets. Opening day is scheduled for June 30.
¢ Consider setting a bid date of June 24 for the construction of George Williams Way from Sixth Street to the north city limits, including streets, sidewalks, multiuse paths, storm sewer and waterline improvements.