Archive for Friday, May 5, 2006

City Council wrapup of May 4

May 5, 2006

The council:

¢ Presented certificates of appreciation to Max Kozak and Brandon Rimmey, interns with the Convention and Visitors Bureau.

¢ Proclaimed May 7-13 as Building Safety Week.

¢ Proclaimed May 13-21 as See America Week.

¢ Proclaimed May 14-20 as Lansing Police Week.

¢ Heard a briefing on the Police Department's Motor Carrier Inspections.

¢ Heard a briefing on Safe Kids Pool Safety Equipment.

¢ Elected Council member Don Studnicka as council president.

¢ Approved spending $9,200 for the Governor's Strategic Military Planning Commission.

¢ Approved special use animal permit at 134 S. Third Court.

¢ Approved a charter ordinance that would allow The Lansing Current to be designated the city's official newspaper.

¢ Received the treasurer's report for the quarter ending March 31.

¢ Authorized the city to prepare contracting for storm drainage projects at 14211 Robin Road and the area between Holiday Terrace and Highland Road.

¢ Approved the city's inclusion in the Mid-America Regional Council's Metropolitan Planning Organization.

¢ Appointed Brian Schwanz to fill a vacancy on the Lansing Planning Commission.

¢ Approved an ordinance vacating easements in Lamborn's replat No. 2.

¢ Accepted a bid from Bartec Construction, Basehor, for $64,633 to construct the Winslow Trail project.

¢ Adopted the final plat for Rock Creek Ridge.

¢ Authorized staff to advertise for bids for the 2006 paving/ curbs/sidewalks program.

¢ Met for 20 minutes in executive session to discuss land acquisition, personnel matters and legal matters.

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