The Unified Government Commission plans to meet Thursday, Oct. 17, at City Hall, 701 N. 7th.
At 5 p.m. Oct. 17, the commission will meet in a special session in the sixth floor training room, Suite 614, at City Hall, for a Healthy Communities Project report followed by a State Avenue Planning presentation.
The regular UG meeting is scheduled at 7 pm. Oct. 17 in the Commission Chambers, lobby level, City Hall.
At that meeting, several planning and zoning items are on the agenda.
There is also a third UG Commission meeting scheduled this week, for Saturday morning. The UG Commission is planning to meet at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Patricia Diane Kane Community Center, 3130 N. 122nd St., north of 122nd and Leavenworth Road, for a strategic planning session.
Items on the regular meeting agenda Thursday, Oct. 17, include:
- A resolution approving a master equipment lease purchase agreement with Banc of America Public Capital Corp., implementing a financing tool previously approved in the budget to pay costs of acquiring and installing equipment. The total is $7.5 million in possible lease-financed equipment projects. According to agenda documents, this equipment might include three Police Department patrol vehicles, three police mid-size sedans; three patrol vehicles for the Sheriff’s Department; more than 60 pieces of equipment including vehicles for the Fire Department; about 40 pieces of equipment for the Public Works Department; 10 mowers and five golf carts for the Sunflower Hills golf course; and software upgrade for the 311 Call Center.
- A resolution terminating the original development agreement and authorizing a new development agreement for Escalade Heights Redevelopment District
- A resolution of intent to issue $17.5 million in sales tax construction industrial revenue bonds for an Assisted Living Associates proposal for a 120-room assisted living facility within Hazelwood Development, 113th and Parallel. The project grew in scale and cost since its earlier approval last Dec. 20.
- A resolution of intent to issue $9.3 million in sales tax construction industrial revenue bonds for Premier Investments, the Wilhite family, for redevelopment one block east of South 7th Street Trafficway, in the Armourdale area. Construction of a 170,000-square-foot industrial building is proposed.
- A resolution of intent to issue $10 million in sales tax construction industrial revenue bonds for NorthPoint Development’s project at the Central Industrial Park, the 80-acre former Racer Trust site in Fairfax. It is the first project at this park. A 70,000-square foot manufacturing building is proposed for Inergy, a supplier of fuel tanks.
- A resolution setting a public hearing on Nov. 7 to consider Rainbow Partners’ petition for a community improvement district for the 39th and Rainbow tax increment financing project areas 1 and 2.
- Appointments and reappointments to boards and commissions.
- Designation of voting delegate and alternate to the Kansas Association of Counties annual meeting.