Midtown redevelopment project, levee projects among items on UG agenda for Thursday, Aug. 15

The Midtown redevelopment project and levee projects are among the items on the Unified Government agenda for 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15.

The meeting will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Commission Chambers, lobby level, City Hall, 701 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas.

The commission is scheduled to vote on terminating the old 2007 Midtown redevelopment district. It also is poised to set a public hearing date of Sept. 26 to divide the Midtown redevelopment district into four areas, amend the redevelopment district plan and adopt the project area – redevelopment project plan.

In addition, Thursday the UG is scheduled to consider a resolution to improve the levees along the Argentine, Armourdale and Central Industrial District levee system.

An amendment to the definition of electric-assisted scooters is on the agenda, with an ordinance on their operation.

In addition, on the agenda there is an agreement with the Piper Public Schools on additional improvements on the new school at 131st and Leavenworth Road.

An agreement with Edwardsville for sidewalks and roads in connection with the Quiet Zone on 4th Street also is on the agenda.

Also, there is a request to accept grant funds for screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment through a $97,891.20 grant from the National Association of City and County Health Officials to address high-risk substance use among women of reproductive age.

Also on the agenda is a termination of a specific venture agreement with Cabela’s Wholesale.

An agreement with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers also is on the agenda.

A special session at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, in the fifth floor conference room at City Hall will be about the zoning code update.

The agenda is online at www.wycokck.org.

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