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AGENDA

MANHATTAN

CITY COMMISSION MEETING

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2010

7:00 P.M.

The City Commission Meeting will be televised live on local Cox Cable Channel 3.

 

 

        I.        PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

      II.      PROCLAMATION

 

A.                February 21-27, 2010, Food Check-Out Week.  (Mary Mertz, Chairperson, Riley County Farm Bureau Education Committee, and Melissa Wahl, Coordinator, Riley County Farm Bureau, will be present to receive the proclamation.)

 

 

    III.    COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

 

 

    IV.    CONSENT AGENDA

 

[Items on the Consent Agenda are those of a routine and housekeeping nature or those items which have previously been reviewed by the City Commission.  A Commissioner may request an item be moved to the end of the General Agenda.]

 

A.                Approve the minutes of the Regular City Commission Meeting held Tuesday, February 2, 2010.

B.                 Approve Claims Register Nos. 2632 and 2633 authorizing and approving the payment of claims from January 27, 2010, to February 9, 2010, in the amounts of $124,590.47 and $2,520,837.66, respectively.

C.                 Approve a Tree Maintenance license for calendar year 2010 for Paul?s Tree Service, 27530 Oregon Trail Road, St. Marys, and Elite Tree and Bobcat Service, 517 Stone Drive #4201.

D.                Accept the easements and rights-of-way, as shown on the Final Plat of Eureka Addition, Unit Two, generally located 1,100 feet south of the intersection of Eureka Terrace and Eureka Drive, based on conformance with the Manhattan Urban Area Subdivision Regulations.

E.                 Approve Ordinance No. 6811 amending the Manhattan Zoning Regulations Article VI, Signs, to delete Section 6-104 (A) (7), regarding Political or campaign signs, and replacing it with a new Section 6-104 (B) (5), as proposed, based on the findings in the Staff Memorandum, as recommended by the Manhattan Urban Area Planning Board.

F.                  Approve Ordinance No. 6812 incorporating by reference and modifying the Standard Traffic Ordinance for Kansas Cities, Edition of 2009.

G.                Approve Ordinance No. 6813 incorporating changes to the Unlawful Assembly Ordinance and Ordinance No. 6814 incorporating changes to the Disorderly House Nuisance Ordinance.

H.                Approve Ordinance No. 6815 amending Section 4-11 of the Code of Ordinances to prohibit the sale at retail of cereal malt beverages and alcoholic liquor, in the original package, on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

I.                   Special Assessments:

1.      Conduct a public hearing;

2.      Approve first reading of an ordinance levying special assessments against the benefiting properties in the following fourteen (14) projects, which have been completed: Pedestrian Bridge-Stone Pointe; Storm Drainage- Gary Avenue and Treesmill Drive (Effingham) Drainage, Phase Two; and Storm Drainage, Sanitary Sewer, Street, and Water Improvements- Lee Mill Heights Addition, Unit Four, Phase One; Northwing Addition, Unit One; and Silo Townhomes; and

3.      Set March 2, 2010, as the date to hold an additional public hearing levying special assessments for the sanitary sewer improvements serving Lee Mill Heights Addition, Unit Four, Phase One.

J.                   Lot 2, Manhattan Marketplace Shops, Unit 1:

1.      Conduct a public hearing; and

2.      Approve first reading of an ordinance vacating a portion of a utility easement on Lot 2, Manhattan Marketplace Shops, Unit One, City of Manhattan, Riley County, Kansas.

K.                Approve first reading of an ordinance authorizing the issuance of bonds to finance the Konza Area Sewer Extension.

L.                 Temporary Notes Series 2010-01:

1.      Approve accepting the best bid for selling the notes; and

2.      Approve Resolution No. 021610-A  issuing temporary notes in the amount of $7,335,000.00 to finance the following six (6) special assessment and capital projects to be debt financed:   City Park Pool Replacement; Downtown Redevelopment (South End) - Storm Water Project No. 15; McCall Road/U.S. Highway 24 Intersection Improvements; Scenic Meadows, Unit 2, Street Improvements; Downtown Redevelopment (North End) - Fourth Street and Bluemont Avenue Roundabout; and Downtown Redevelopment (South End) - Colorado Street Change Order.

M.               Architectural Services for CiCo and Northview Pools Renovations:

1.      Accept the recommendation of the Selection Committee; and

2.      Authorize City Administration to negotiate a contract with Water?s Edge Aquatic Design, of Lenexa, Kansas, for the design of Northview and CiCo swimming pools.

N.                Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute an agreement in the amount of $353,611.30 with Olsson Associates, of Manhattan, Kansas, for engineering services related to the Western Interceptor Relief Sewer.

O.                South Downtown Redevelopment Waterline C Project:

1.      Accept the Engineer?s Estimate in the amount of $150,815.00; and

2.      Award a construction contract in the amount of $80,196.90 to the low bidder, J and K Contracting, of Junction City, Kansas.

P.                  Authorize the purchase of Light Emitting Diode (LED) Signal Lamps in the amount of $79,850.65, from Republic ITS, Inc., of Grand Prairie, Texas.

Q.                Authorize the purchase of solar powered school flashers in the amount of $58,784.00, from the low bidder, Gades Sales Co., Inc., of Wichita, Kansas.

R.                 Authorize the purchase of a 2010 ½-ton pickup truck in the amount of $15,173.00 for the Street Department, and a 2010 mid-sized 4-door sedan in the amount of $14,408.00 for the Rental Inspection Program utilizing State vehicle bids, all in accordance with the 2010 Capital Improvements Program.

S.                  Authorize the purchase of a 2010 ½-ton pickup truck in the amount of $15,173.00 utilizing State vehicle bids for the Utilities Division, and the purchase of a 2010 ¾-ton pickup with 4-wheel drive in the amount of $23,552.00, and two 2010 ½-ton pickup trucks with extended cabs in the amount of $17,533.00 each, from Dick Edwards, of Manhattan, Kansas, for the Utilities Division.

T.                  Approve Resolution No. 021610-B authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute an agreement with Kansas Department of Transportation and Riley County for a federal aid project providing for the reconstruction of Eureka Drive from Wildcat Creek Road to 1.7 miles east.

U.                Approve appointments by Mayor Strawn to various boards and committees of the City.

 

      V.      GENERAL AGENDA

 

 

A.             FIRST READING OF AN ORDINANCE REZONING FLINTHILLS HOSPITALITY PUD, GENERALLY LOCATED 400 FEET WEST OF THE INTERSECTION OF SETH CHILD ROAD AND ALLISON AVENUE, ALONG THE NORTH SIDE OF ALLISON AVENUE AND SOUTH OF FORT RILEY BOULEVARD, FROM R, SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT, AND R-1, SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT, TO PUD, COMMERCIAL PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT

[Manhattan Urban Area Planning Board recommends denial]

 

 

B.              FIRST READING OF AN ORDINANCE REZONING WESTPORT COMMONS, UNIT TWO, GENERALLY LOCATED SOUTHEAST OF THE INTERSECTION OF DICKENS AVENUE AND BROWNING AVENUE, FROM RESIDENTIAL PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT, TO PUD, COMMERCIAL PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT

[Manhattan Urban Area Planning Board recommends approval]

 

 

C.             FIRST READING OF AN ORDINANCE REZONING NEW BOSTON COMMONS PUD, GENERALLY LOCATED DIRECTLY SOUTH OF THE WESTPORT SOUTH PUD (WALGREENS AND SONIC), AND 350 FEET SOUTH OF THE INTERSECTION OF ANDERSON AVENUE AND GARDEN WAY FROM R, SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT, TO PUD, COMMERCIAL PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT

[Manhattan Urban Area Planning Board recommends approval]

 

 

D.             THIRD STREET PROJECT, CONFERENCE CENTER, AND PARKING GARAGE

1.      Accept the design and budgets for the 3rd Street project, the Conference Center, and the Parking Garage;

2.      Authorize HCW, Inc., of Springfield, Missouri, to bid these public improvements for the City; and

3.      Authorize City Administration to solicit proposals for specialized engineering construction observation services.