Archive for Monday, October 21, 2013

Tonganoxie City Council agenda for Oct. 21, 2013

October 21, 2013

Tonganoxie City Council meeting

7 p.m., City Council Chambers, 321 Delaware

I. Pledge of Allegiance

II. Consent Agenda

a) Approval of Minutes – Regular Meeting dated October 7, 2013

b) Consider Approval of Bills - Approve Pay Ordinance A-1717

c) Consider approval of payment to the Tonganoxie Library Board for pass-through

property taxes in the amount of $35,835.04.

d) Consider approval of payment to Alexander Pump and Service for auto dialers,

lift stations at Willis Park and Greystone and ongoing maintenance in the

amount of $10,112.

e) Consider approval of payment to BG Consulting for engineering services

associated with Chieftain Trail, elementary school, 24-40 Traffic Signal,

Washington Street, and Timber Hills in the amount of $11,640.97.

f) Consider approval of payment to Blue Cross and Blue Shield for employee

health insurance in the amount of $22,687.28.

g) Consider approval of payment to BPU for water purchases in the amount of


h) Consider approval of payment to Ladd Service Company for plumbing

installation for the Fire Station addition in the amount of $6,738.

i) Consider approval of payment to Vance Brothers for chip and seal roadway

maintenance in the amount of $72,160.00.

j) Consider approval of payment to Westar Energy for Street lights and electric

expenses in the amount of $2,659.85.


Open Agenda

“Members of the public are welcome to use this time to comment about any matter

relating to City business. The comments that are discussed under Open Agenda may or

may not be acted upon by the Council during this meeting. Please wait to be recognized

by the Mayor, then state your name and address and all comments are to be directed

to the chair.”

III. Old Business

a) Update on Chieftain Trail

b) Update on utilities extension

c) Update on Hwy 24-40 improvements

IV. New Business

a) Approval of final plat for the elementary school

b) City Administrator Agenda

Action Items:

  1. Ordinance 1372: Amending the 2014 Water/Sewer Rates

  2. Employee performance evaluation policy

Informational Items:

  1. Summary of Fire Station Expansion Project

  2. September 2013 Financial Report and 3rd Quarter Treasurer’s Report

  3. Renewal of County Sales Tax

c) City Attorney Agenda

d) Mayor Agenda

  1. Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting

e) Council President Agenda

f) City Council Agenda

  1. Retail Commercial Development Committee Report – Bill Peak

i. Approval of Ordinance No. 1350 - Amending Ordinance No. 1342

Retail Attraction and Retention Incentive Program, repealing

Section 2A sales tax rebate incentives

  1. Infrastructure Committee Report – Jim Truesdell

i. Update on sidewalk on Washington

  1. Industrial Park Committee Report – Chris Donnelly

  2. Update on fireproof storage in city hall – Bill Peak

V. Information & Communications (No Action Required)

  1. Suggested nuisance code revision draft

  2. City Water Purchases

VI. Adjourn


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