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AGENDA

MANHATTAN

CITY COMMISSION MEETING

TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2011

7:00 P.M.

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

 

 

        I.        PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

      II.      MAYOR'S COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARDS

 

A.                Recognition of the recipients of the Mayor's Community Service Award.

 

 

    III.    PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

 

    IV.    COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

 

 

      V.      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, July 19, 2011, and the Special City Commission Meetings held on Thursday, July 21, 2011, and Tuesday, July 26, 2011.

B.                 Approve Claims Register No. 2677 authorizing and approving the payment of claims from July 13, 2011, to July 26, 2011, in the amount of $5,611,607.81.

C.                 Approve an annual Cereal Malt Beverage Off-Premises License for Hy-Vee Gas, 206 Leavenworth Street.

D.                Joint Board of Health Funding:

1.      Approve Charter Ordinance No. 49 exempting the City of Manhattan from the provisions of KSA 65-210 relating to the Joint Board of Health funding; and

2.      Approve Resolution No. 080211-A relinquishing all claims to reserve funds and personal property of the Health Department, contingent upon final approval of Charter Ordinance No. 49.

E.                 Approve Ordinance No. 6905 amending Chapter 21 to remove the Board of Health as an authorized agency to identify and enforce nuisances, effective December 31, 2011.

F.                  Bellerive Addition:

1.      Approve Ordinance No. 6906 annexing the proposed Bellerive Addition, an approximate 21 acre tract, generally located northwest of the intersection of Heartland Drive and Grand Mere Parkway, based on conformance with the Comprehensive Plan, the Growth Vision, and the Capital Improvements Program; and

2.      Approve Ordinance No. 6907 rezoning a 7.44 acre tract of land, from County Residential Planned Unit Development District, to R-2, Two-Family Residential District, and rezoning a 13.81-acre tract of land, from County Residential Planned Unit Development District, to R-3, Multiple-Family Residential District, based on the findings in the Staff Reports.

G.                Approve Ordinance No. 6908 levying special assessments against the benefiting properties in the following seven (7) public improvement districtsStreet- Barton Place Addition, Unit Two, Phases One and Two; and Sanitary Sewer, Street, and Water- Grand Mere Vanesta, Unit Three, and Scenic Meadows Addition, Unit Two, Phase Two.

H.                Traffic Operation Facility:

1.      Approve the ?design/build? process as outlined in the documents prepared by City Administration;

2.      Authorize City Administration to solicit proposals and qualifications for a replacement building for the Traffic Division; and

3.      Appoint a City Commissioner to serve on the Selection Committee.

I.                   Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute an agreement in the amount of $73,290.00 with Alfred Benesch and Company, of Manhattan, Kansas, to provide professional engineering services for the Depot Connection Project in the South Redevelopment Area.

J.                   Approve and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute an agreement with the Sara Baril Trust for acquisition of real estate for the Western Interceptor project.

K.                Authorize the Mayor to sign the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) 2011 Grant Agreement and the CDBG Public Services agreements with the Sunflower CASA Project and the Manhattan Emergency Shelter, Inc.

L.                 Authorize the Mayor to execute an agreement for outside of city limits sanitary sewer connection with the Richard E. Britt, Jr. and Angela G. Britt.

M.               Authorize City Administration to finalize the sale of aircraft Ground Support Equipment to American Eagle Airlines, Inc., in the amount of $69,020.00 and return the proceeds of the sale to the Economic Development Fund.

N.                Approve appointments by Mayor Sherow to various boards and committees of the City.

 

 

    VI.    GENERAL AGENDA

 

 

A.               2012 CITY BUDGET

1.     Conduct a public hearing;

2.     Approve first reading of the 2012 City Budget ordinance;

3.     Approve first readings of ordinances increasing water rates, tap fees, and wastewater rates effective January 1, 2012; and

4.     Approve first reading of a Charter Ordinance increasing stormwater rates effective January 1, 2012.

 

 

 

B.               DEVELOPMENT OF LOT 9, SOUTH DOWNTOWN REDEVELOPMENT DISTRICT

 

 

 

C.               SOUTH END PARK NAMING RECOMMENDATION

 

 

 

D.               LOT 4, SOUTH DOWNTOWN REDEVELOPMENT DISTRICT AGREEMENT

 

 

 

E.               AUTHORIZE A MUNICIPALLY-OWNED AND OPERATED FACILITY FOR A RILEY COUNTY FLEET VEHICLE PARKING LOT

1.     Conduct a public hearing;

2.     Find that the public interests to be served by the proposed Municipal Facility for a Riley County fleet vehicle parking lot for Riley County owned vehicles, outweigh the impacts upon legitimate community interests; and,

3.     Approve first reading of an ordinance authorizing the proposed Municipal Facility for a Riley County fleet vehicle parking lot for Riley County owned vehicles, generally located at 500 Humboldt Street, based on the findings in the Staff Report, as recommended by the Planning Board.

[Manhattan Urban Area Planning Board recommends approval]