Aug 08, 2022

Downtown stage, special assessments on City of Salina agenda

Posted Aug 08, 2022 6:45 PM

By SALINA POST

The downtown stage, special assessments, and a grant dealing with homelessness are among the items on the Salina City Commission agenda for Monday.

About the meeting

Study sessions and city commission meetings will take place in‚Äďperson in room 107 of the City-County Building, 300 West Ash Street, and via Zoom until further notice. Meetings also can be viewed at the City of Salina YouTube channel, https://www.youtube.com/cityofSalinaKansas.

To participate via Zoom, citizens will need to use the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89275984587.

The meeting also can be accessed by phone at 1-346-248-7799. Enter Meeting ID:892 7598 4587 when prompted.

If citizens wish to speak, either during the public forum or when the mayor requests public comment on an item, citizens attending via Zoom must raise their hands so that the meeting host can allow them to speak. Those who attend the in-person meeting will have the opportunity to speak at the podium.

Citizens also can send written comments or questions to city commissioners via email at [email protected].

In order for the commissioners to have an opportunity to review comments in advance of the meeting, please email your comments or questions by 5 p.m. the Sunday prior to the Monday meetings.

Regular meeting

The regular meeting is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m.

Commissioners are scheduled to consider designating the stage on the southwest corner of N. Santa Fe Avenue and W. Ash Street as a qualified municipal faclity. The designation, if approved would open the way for the stage to be named.

A Naming of Municipal Facilities Application has alread been received by the Salina City Clerk's Office. Once the stage is designated as a qualified municipal facility, the application will be verified by the clerk's office and then reviewed by the Arts & Humanities Commission. It would then be up to Arts & Humanities to make a recommendation about the application to the city commission for its consideration, according to information in the commission meeting packet.

Other items on the Salina City Commission agenda for Monday include the following.

‚óŹConsider approving a proposed ordinance on second reading that would levy special assessments against certain lots and pieces of property to pay the cost of abatement nuisances.

‚óŹHear the status of city owned property at 409 W. Euclid.

‚óŹConsider approving a proposed resolution that would accept a conditional grant award for the 2022 Kansas Emergency Solutions Grant Program from the Kansas Housing Resources Corporation to benefit local recipient agencies, and authorize the mayor and city staff to sign the related grant documents for allocation of grant fund to four Salina agencies: Ashby House, DVACK, Catholic Charities, and Salina Grace.

To see the full Salina City Commission agenda for Monday, click here.