Minutes 06-16-2014

CITY COUNCIL

JUNE 16, 2014

7:00 P.M.

 

The Council of the City of Augusta, Kansas met in regular session on June 16, 2014, with Mayor Kristey Williams presiding. Council present were Matt Childers, Paul Belt, Jamie Crum, Mike Rawlings, Ron Reavis, and Matt Malone. Council members Jason Lowery and Sue Jones were absent. Also present: City Attorney Austin Parker, City Manager Josh Shaw, and City Clerk Erica Jones. Visitors present were: Belinda Larson, Bill Morris, Sarah Hoefgen, Larry Henry, John Black, and Kelly Modlin.

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

Prayer: Councilmember Mike Rawlings gave the invocation.

 

Minutes: Reavis made a motion to approve the minutes from the June 2, 2014 Council meeting. Malone seconded the motion. Motion carried without opposition.

 

Ordinance 6: Reavis made a motion to approve Ordinance 6 in the amount of $514,814.12. Rawlings seconded the motion. Motion carried without opposition.

 

Visitors:

Marci Fugarino, the City’s new HR Director, introduced herself to the City Council.

 

Business:

Convention and Tourism Agreement: Council consensus was to move forward with finalizing the agreement and bringing it back to the council for approval at the next meeting.

 

Park Board Term Limits: Malone made a motion to approve Ordinance 2061 establishing term limits for the Park Board and amended to remove the word “maximum” from section (c) Terms. Rawlings seconded the motion. Roll Call: Malone Yea, Reavis Yea, Rawlings Yea, Crum Yea, Childers Yea, and Belt Yea. Motion carried without opposition.

           

Zoning Reclassification 8888 SW 110th: Malone made a motion to approve Ordinance 2062 reclassifying the zoning district for a tract of land located within the City’s growth area at 8888 SW
110th from Agricultural (AG-2) to Residential-6D (R-6D) as recommended by the City’s Planning Commission. Reavis seconded the motion. Roll Call: Malone Yea, Reavis Yea, Rawlings Yea, Crum Yea, Childers Yea, and Belt Yea. Motion carried without opposition.

 

Annual Williams Petroleum Mowing Agreement: Belt made a motion to approve the agreement with Williams Petroleum to provide mowing services for 2014 for designated tracts of property for a fee of $13,000. Childers seconded the motion. Motion carried without opposition.

 

2014 Street Sales Tax Projects: Reavis made a motion to approve an amended engineer’s estimate for the 2014 Street Sales Tax Projects from $278,740.00 to $300,011.00. Malone seconded the motion. Motion carried.

 

            Rawlings made a motion to approve a bid award to Cornejo & Sons in the amount of $300,011 for 2014 Street Sales Tax Projects subject to attorney and staff preparation of a written agreement. Malone seconded the motion. Motion carried without opposition.

 

Santa Fe Lake Waterline Engineering Agreement: Malone made a motion to approve an engineering services agreement in the amount of $15,400 with MKEC for construction engineering services related to Santa Fe Lake Raw waterline replacement project. Reavis seconded the motion. Motion carried without opposition.

 

            Malone made a motion to approve an engineering services agreement in the amount of $6,600 with MKEC for construction engineering services related to an add alternate project to construct a second waterline parallel to the SFL waterline. These services are contingent on the Council’s acceptance and award of the add alternate construction project. Rawlings seconded the motion. Motion carried without opposition.

           

Matters From/For Council:

Frisco Depot Restoration Project: Shaw provided a Subcommittee Update on Frisco Depot Restoration Project. He stated that KDOT contacted him and said that the City was not complying with the schedule to complete the project and could be at risk of losing funding. Shaw stated KDOT gave the City until the end of this month to submit the final plans for review. He stated the subcommittee reviewed the remaining items and came up with a scope of services they were comfortable with, and worked with City Attorney to prepare and execute a supplemental agreement with WM Morris and Associates to move forward with the project and meet the deadline set by KDOT.

 

Fireworks Display: Shaw stated our insurance company requested modifications to the fireworks display company’s certificate of insurance. He stated that change added $400 to their cost. Shaw asked if the show should be reduced from $7,500 to $7,100 or if we move forward with a $7,500 show and add $400 to cover that expense. Council consensus was to add the $400 to the $7,500 for a total of $7,900.

 

Informational Memorandum and Final Comments:

Williams: Williams stated she received a call about the vacant home on 922 Money. Shaw stated he would check on the status on that home.

 

Childers: Childers reminded everyone of the Brick Street Festival this Friday and Saturday. He stated that several members of DAI have worked very hard on this as well as other members of the community.

 

Belt: Belt stated he received a call about parking on Summit on both side of the streets, making it very congested. He also stated that there was an empty lot north of Pauline that needs to be mowed.

 

Executive Session: At 7:41 p.m. Childers made a motion to go into executive session for 45 minutes to discuss matters deemed privileged under the attorney-client relationship under the Kansas Open Meetings Act. Childers asked that City Manager Josh Shaw and City Attorney Austin Parker join the Council in the executive session. The governing body will reconvene in the Council Chambers at 8:26 p.m. Malone seconded the motion. Motion carried without opposition.

 

            At 8:26 p.m. Malone made a motion to exit executive session with no action being taken. Childers seconded the motion. Motion carried without opposition.

 

 

Adjourn: At 8:27 PM Malone made a motion to adjourn. Childers seconded the motion. Motion carried without opposition.

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