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Commission Board Meeting on Wed, January 16, 2019 - 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM

Meeting Agenda: 

*Public comment will be received for each item as it is discussed.

At 4 p.m., there will be:

-Election of Commission Officers
-Proclamation declaring January 2019 as “Human Trafficking Awareness Month” (Kristen Tebow)

(1) (a) Consider approval of Commission Orders;
(b) Authorize staff to use the current signature set until the new chair is elected and the new signature set is programmed. (Marni Penrod);
 (c) Consider approval of Avaya Phone System Maintenance Contract at an annual cost of $24,172.56 (Jim Lawson); and
 (d) Consider approval of an agreement to treat noxious weeds for KDOT (Keith Browning).

(2) Consider a request for variance from the Access Management regulations to allow an entrance for the Veritas Christian School Society property on E 1296 Road approximately 0.4 miles south of N 1000 Road. (Keith Browning)

(3) Consider authorization to broker 2019 user-fee dust palliative program. (Keith Browning)

(4) Authorize the County Administrator to sign the updated funding contract for the cost sharing of Fire Station No.1 and Senior Resource Center remodel project with the City of Lawrence with a county cost not to exceed $2,014,743.00. (Sarah Plinsky)

(5) Presentation on Douglas County Correctional Facility capital needs, follow up to December 12, 2018  – work session only; no action items (Sarah Plinsky/Undersheriff Bunting)

(6) Accounts Payable

(7) Appointments:  
 -Board of Zoning Appeals (1) position open 10/17
 -Building Code of Appeals Board (2) positions open12/16
 -Community Corrections Advisory Board (1) position open 08/31/18 (educator)
 -Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (1) position (District 1 Commissioner Appointee)
 -Douglas County Fair Board (2) positions: Willow Springs and Kanwaka
 -Fire District No. 1 (2) positions open 12/31/18
 -JAAA Advisory Council (2) position
 -JAAA Board of Directors (1) position 
 -Joint Economic Development Council (2) positions
 -Lawrence-Douglas County Advocacy Council on Aging (2) open positions
 -Mental Health Board (1) position open 04/18
-Senior Resource Center (1) position open 12/31/18 

(8) General Public Comment

(9) Commissioner and/or Administrator Miscellaneous


6:00 p.m.
(10) CUP-18-00501: Consider a Conditional Use Permit for a rugby/soccer complex, located northwest of the intersection of N 1200 Rd & E 1150 Rd. Submitted by Paul Werner Architects, for Westwick LC, property owner of record. (Katherine Weik is the Planner)

(11) Adjourn

Related Document(s): 
Meeting Location: 
County Courthouse
Street Address: 
1100 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence, Kansas 66044