Beginning Monday at 4 p.m. City Commission meetings will take place via telephone conference until further notice.
Meetings can be viewed on Salina Media Connection via Cox Cable Channel 20 or online at www.salinatv.org.
To participate in the meetings, citizens will need to dial (785) 621-0800 and enter participant code 782956 followed by #.
If citizens wish to speak, either during the public forum or when the mayor requests public comment on an item, citizens must dial *9 from their phone to alert the moderator, who will open the line.
For questions or concerns, contact the City Clerk's Office at (785) 309-5735.
This decision to revise the meeting format was made to align with the following:
• The President’s Coronavirus Guidelines for America: 15 days to slow the spread, which began on March 16 and involves avoiding gatherings of 10 or more people for a 15-day period.
• The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidance for the next eight weeks, which recommends that organizers (whether groups or individuals) cancel or postpone in-person events that consist of 50 people or more throughout the United States.
• Governor Kelly’s Executive Order NO. 20-04, effective through May 1 on social distancing to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Kansas.
The following items are on the city commission agenda for Monday.
•COVID-19 Related Budgetary Guidance.
•General Obligation Bonds and Temporary Notes.
Resolution No. 20-7814 authorizing the offering for public sale of General Obligation Temporary Notes and Bonds.
First reading Ordinance No. 20-11029 authorizing the issuance and delivery of General Obligation Internal Improvement Bonds, Series 2020-A.
Resolution No. 20-7820 authorizing the offering for public sale of General Obligation Refunding Bonds.
•Award contract for the abatement (removal) of nuisances related to property maintenance for properties within the city limits of Salina for a period of April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021.
•Temporary COVID-19 Related Personnel Manual Updates.
•Follow-up discussion and explanation for the change in the Downtown Streetscape Project related to the License Agreement for sidewalk dining with Lighthouse Properties III, Inc. at Starbucks on the corner of Mulberry and Santa Fe approved by the City Commission on March 9, 2020.
To view the Salina City Commission agenda and packet, visit salina-ks.gov and select Salina City Commission Agenda and Packet within the Featured Items feed.