Archive for Thursday, January 12, 2006

City, job candidate continue discussion on work agreement

January 12, 2006

A finalist for the vacant Basehor city administrator position has responded to the city council's contract offer with some provisions of his own, mayor Chris Garcia said this week.

While not elaborating on the provisions, Garcia said, "It's nothing that should be a deal-breaker."

On Jan. 4, the council met in a special meeting to discuss a contract to offer the candidate. A day later, on Jan. 5, members unanimously approved a contract offer, complete with salary and benefits.

Terms of the deal have not been made public.

The council received a response from the candidate at the end of last week. Garcia briefed council members about the candidate's requests during a work session Monday evening.

They are scheduled to vote on the contract during a meeting Jan. 19.

In other action Jan. 5, council members:

  • Approved, 4-1, a preliminary plan for Barrington Manor, a 40-acre single-family home subdivision on 150th St. at Leavenworth Road. Council member Bill Hooker was the lone vote of opposition.
  • Approved, 5-0, a preliminary plan for phase four of Creek Ridge, a multi-use development between 155th and 158th streets, south of Parallel.
  • Approved, 5-0, rezoning Stone Creek Crossings, a 70-acre development on 166th Street and U.S. Highway 24-40, from single family to planned residential.
  • Approved, 4-1, a preliminary plan for Stone Creek Crossings. Hooker voted against the plan.
  • Approved, 5-0, a replat of Denning's Dream.
  • Approved, 5-0, a maintenance bond agreement for Wolf Creek Industrial Park.
  • Approved, 5-0, a purchase of soft starter for motor at Falcon Lakes lift station.
  • Approved, 5-0, allocation of funds to repair motor at Falcon Lakes lift station.

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