Archive for Monday, December 31, 2012

Tonganoxie City Council: Dec. 26

December 31, 2012

At the Dec. 26 city council meeting, the council:

• Approved Resolution No. 12-12-02 providing for adoption of tax and securities compliance procedures relating obligations issued by the city.

• Approved Ordinance No. 1352 authorizing improvements to the city’s sewage collection and disposal works and providing for payment.

• Approved Ordinance 1351 designating certain streets as main trafficways (Second and Main streets).

• Approved Resolution No. 12-12-03 authorizing the improvement of certain main trafficways within the city and providing payment for costs. The areas are the intersection of U.S. Highway 24-40 and Main Street and Second Street between U.S. 24-40 and Cox Street. Costs for the two projects are $214,893 and $550,077 respectively.

• Approved minutes of regular meeting from Dec. 10, 2012.

• Approved Pay Ordinance A-1697.

• Approved payments of $10,208.91 to Board of Public Utilities for water, $16,059 to Haynes Equipment for the digestor aerator for the sewer treatment plant, $3,000 to Gregg Hoggard for the new home purchase residential rebate program, $3,455.40 to the IRS for 2010 payroll taxes, $7,412 to Miller Sign Shoppe for city way-finding signage, $14,989.24 to National Sign Company for 2012 street sign replacement program, $5,136.37 to Olathe Winwater Works for water and sewer repair and maintenance materials, $7,080.21 to Tonganoxie Library Board for personal property tax receipts and $2,860.76 to Westar Energy for monthly electric bills and street lights.

• Approved cereal malt beverage licenses for Casey’s Retail Company, B&J Thriftway Inc. and G&P Country Market.

• Approved reclassifying meter reader position to maintenance worker II. McCommon said the current meter reader also is a certified auto mechanic and can provide routine services for city vehicles, which is expected to save the city $2,800 through the course of 2013.

• Discussed school zone signage and crosswalk installation on Washington Street near Genesis Christian Academy. Grant-funded signs have arrived and plans are in the works to place the crosswalk near the western-most entrance to the school instead of the eastern-most entrance as was originally suggested.

• Met for 10 minutes in executive session to discuss matters relating to financial affairs or trade secrets of third parties.

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