Lawrence City Commission agenda set for Aug. 21 meeting

Consent agenda

1. Approve City Commission meeting minutes from 08/14/18.

2. Receive minutes from various boards and commissions:

3. Approve all claims. The list of claims will be posted by the Finance Department on Monday prior to the meeting. If Monday is a holiday, the claims will be posted as soon as possible the next business day.

4. Approve licenses as recommended by the City Clerk’s Office.

5. Approve appointments as recommended by the Mayor.

6. Bid and purchase items

a) Approve the purchase of one (1) split body refuse truck from Houston Freightliner Inc. utilizing the HGAC cooperative contract in an amount of $173,702.00.

b) Award Bid No. B1843, 2018 Traffic Calming Project (PW17E8), to Phillips Construction KC, LLC, in the amount of $83,900.

7. Adopt on first reading, Ordinance No. 9557, amending Section 4-113 and repealing Section 4-206 of the Code of the City of Lawrence, removing the restriction on location for the sale of alcohol and cereal malt beverage within 400 feet of a school or church.

8. Adopt on second and final reading, Ordinance No. 9519, allowing the sale, possession and consumption of alcohol on the public right-of-way on Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in the 700 block of Mississippi Street for the Old West Lawrence Neighborhood Association Block Party event.

9. Approve an extension request for the Final Development Plan for Miracon Plaza Planned Commercial Development – Phase 1 [FDP-01-02-07, FDP-14-00397] generally located at the northeast corner of Wakarusa Drive and Clinton Parkway, 2240 Wakarusa Drive, per Section 20-1304 (e)(vii) of the Land Development Code. Submitted by Timothy W. Schmidt of OFF-PISTE, Inc., property owner of record. The approved plan proposes construction of a two-story retail/office/bank building containing approximately 8,000 square feet and associated site improvements. The request proposes extension of the approval for this project for an additional 24 months.

10. Approve a request to rezone, Z-18-00242, approximately 0.27 acres from RSO (Single-Dwelling Residential-Office) District to CS (Commercial Strip) District, located at 1710 W. 7th Street and 1711 W. 6th Street and adopt on first reading, Ordinance No. 9561. Submitted by Casey’s Retail Company on behalf of Harold Shephard and James W Vantuyl, property owners of record (PC Item 3A; approved 9-0 on 7/25/18).

11. Initiate a Text Amendment, TA-18-00385, to the City of Lawrence Land Development Code to incorporate a stream corridor protection article, and direct staff to develop an ordinance that will outline a process to permit and review development in accordance with this amendment. Staff Memo & Attachments

12. Authorize the Mayor to sign a Release of Lien for Lawrence Community Housing Trust properties at 1230 Laura Avenue and 2509 Ryan Court.

Public comment

Regular agenda

1. Consider authorizing the following Transportation Alternatives Grant Applications:

a) 6th Street Shared Use Path – Monterey Way to Wisconsin Street, with a priority of one in its application;

b) Safe Routes to School Phase II, with a priority of two in its application; and

c) Lawrence Loop Shared Use Path – 8th Street to 11th Street and 29th Street/Haskell Avenue gap with a priority of three in its application.

ACTION: Authorize staff to submit Transportation Alternative Grant applications, and adopt Resolution No. 7258, Resolution No. 7260, and Resolution No. 7259, if appropriate.

2. Consider authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract for professional consulting services with Houseal Lavigne Associates to complete the Downtown Master Plan and consider adopting Resolution No. 7262, establish a Steering Committee to advise, review, and provide feedback to the consultant, within the framework of the project scope, throughout the process for drafting the Downtown Master Plan.

ACTION: Authorize the City Manager to execute a contract for professional consulting services with Houseal Lavigne Associates to complete the Downtown Master Plan and adopt Resolution No. 7262, establishing a Steering Committee, if appropriate.

3. Consider the following items related to the Police Facility, Phase I, Project PD1803CIP:

a) Consider authorizing the City Manager to execute an Architectural Services Agreement with Hoefer Wysocki, in the amount of $1,348,800, for design services.

b) Consider authorizing staff to proceed with issuing a Request for Proposals for Construction Manager at Risk Services.

ACTION: Authorize the City Manager to execute an Architectural Services Agreement with Hoefer Wysocki, in the amount of $1,348,800, and authorize staff to proceed with issuing a Request for Proposals for Construction Manager at Risk Services for the Police Facility Phase 1 Project PD1803CIP, if appropriate.

4. Continue public hearing from August 14, 2018 for the purpose of receiving explanation and supporting documentation related to proposals from the City of Lawrence and members of the Lawrence Police Officers’ Association concerning wages and/or fringe benefits and/or working conditions and render a decision by accepting one party’s proposal.

ACTION: Conduct public hearing. The City Commission shall render its decision by accepting one party’s proposal. The City Commission’s decision shall be final and binding.

The City Commission will convene at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall, 6 E. Sixth St.

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