October 20, 2015 Commission Minutes

GOODLAND CITY COMMISSION
Special Meeting
October 20, 2015 5.00 P.M.

Meeting was called to order by Mayor Brian Linin with Vice-Mayor Anette Fairbanks, Commissioner Gary Farris, Commissioner Gwen Mai and Commissioner John Garcia responding to roll call.
Also present were Rich Simon – Public Works Superintendent, Brian James – Fire Chief, Alex Weis- Code Enforcement, Sharmis Blake- Deputy City Clerk and Gerry Bieker – City Manager.

Mayor Linin led Pledge of Allegiance

PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT AGENDA
1. 10/5/15 Commission Meeting Minutes
2. 10/6/15 Special Commission Meeting Minutes
3. 10/13/15 Special Commission Work Session Minutes
4. 10/13/15 Special Commission Meeting Minutes
5. Appropriation Ordinances , 2015-20,2015-20A,2015-P20
ON A MOTION by Commissioner Garcia to approve Consent Agenda seconded by Vice-Mayor Fairbanks. MOTION carried on a VOTE of 5-0.

ORDINANCES

A. Ordinance 1680: Amending Zoning Regulations-2002 Edition, C-1 Districts – Gerry stated, this ordinance amends the City of Goodland Zoning Regulations to allow living space on the second floor of any building through a conditional use permit. This allows the Planning
Commission some flexibility as it has been a request mainly in downtown area. ON A MOTION by Commissioner Mai to approve Ordinance 1680 – Amending Zoning Regulations-2002 Edition, C-1 Districts seconded by Commissioner Farris. MOTION carried on a VOTE of 5-0.

B. Ordinance 1681: Rezoning of 109 East 17 th from I-2 to C-1 – Gerry stated, this ordinance rezones property at 109 East 17 th Street from I-2 to C-1 to allow the owner the opportunity to have apartments on the upper floor. This process needs to be completed to avoid spot zoning. The Planning Commission has recommended approval of rezoning. ON A MOTION by Vice-Mayor Fairbanks to approve Ordinance 1681 – Rezoning of 109 East 17 th from I-2 to C-1 seconded by Commissioner Mai. MOTION carried on a VOTE of 5-0.

C. Ordinance 1682: Approval of Conditional Use Permit- Rusty Fritz – Gerry stated, this is the final step in allowing apartments upstairs in his building at 109 East 17 th . The Planning Commission has reviewed and recommended approval. ON A MOTION by Commissioner Garcia to approve Ordinance 1682 – Approval of Conditional Use Permit-Rusty Fritz seconded by Commissioner Mai. MOTION carried on a VOTE of 5-0.

RESOLUTIONS

A. Resolution 1452- Unfit Structure 1526 Kansas – Gerry stated, this is the structure tabled from meeting September 21, 2015 to allow owner time to get with Alex to set a schedule for improvements on property. The owner of this property has not contacted Alex. After discussion MINUTES about needed improvements on the property, consensus of the Commission was to table resolution until next meeting to give Alex time to give property owner a courtesy call.

FORMAL ACTIONS

A. Approval of Pickup Bid for Water Department – Gerry stated, the City requested bids for a new one ton cab and chassis for the Water Department. We received two bids before deadline of 10:00 A.M. Bids received are Colby Dodge in the amount of $38,767.00 and Herl Chevrolet in the amount of $36,102.00. ON A MOTION by Vice-Mayor Fairbanks to approve the bid from Herl Chevrolet in the amount of $36,102.00 seconded by Commissioner Farris. MOTION carried on a VOTE of 5-0.

B. Approval of Waterline Improvement Bid- Phase 1: Mike Younger, EBH Engineer stated, there were two bids opened for the waterline project. Bids received were from Ditch Diggers, Inc. in the amount of $1,506,488.20 and APAC-KS Inc. in the amount of $1,355,337.00. We reviewed the bids and APAC-KS Inc. bid would allow Kansas Street to be added to the project in the amount of $340,000.00, which is below the budgeted amount. ON A MOTION by Commissioner Garcia to approve the bid from APAC-KS Inc. in the amount of $1,355,337.00 seconded by Commissioner Farris. MOTION carried on a VOTE of 5-0.

CORRESPONDENCE
A. City Managers Report- 1. We met with KDOT and discussed the brick street project on Main Street. They have agreed to delay this project until Spring of 2017 so we will not interfere with the All School Reunion and Flatlanders in 2016. 2. I believe the Event Center Public Meetings went well and we will continue to put forward a positive message. Thank you for your attendance and assistance in making these meetings productive.

MAYOR AND COMMISSION REPORTS
A. Commissioner Reports
Commissioner Farris-No Report
Commissioner Garcia– 1. Thank you to Rich and Gerry for help at the Chamber hot dog feed for homecoming.
Commissioner Mai– 1. I am curious how the nuisance demolition went that the City crews did. Rich stated, I thought it went well.
Vice-Mayor Fairbanks– 1. Thanked Boy Scouts for coming and had them introduce club members.
B. Mayors Report- 1. I thought the meetings went well and look forward to it.

ADJOURNMENT WAS HAD ON A MOTION Commissioner Mai by seconded by Vice-Mayor Fairbanks. Motion carried by unanimous VOTE, meeting Adjourned at 5:45 P.M.

 

 

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ATTEST: Brian Linin, Mayor

 

 

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Sharmis Blake,Deputy City Clerk