UG Commission to meet today

The Unified Government Commission plans a meeting at 7 p.m. June 19 at the Commission Chambers, City Hall lobby, 701 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kan.

Before that meeting, a UG subcommittee was scheduled to hold a meeting at 5 p.m. on Community Development Block Grants.

Items on the 7 p.m. agenda include:

– A resolution authorizing payment of $1,520,000 for settling a claim made by the Laborers’ National Industrial Pension Fund for outstanding withdrawal liability amounts for prior participation in the LIUNA Fund. The resolution would authorize general obligation bonds or temporary notes to be issued.

– Presentation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial report from the UG’s independent auditor.

– A resolution designating Brotherhood Bank as an eligible depositor to receive UG funds for investment, subject to meeting eligibility requirements.

– An ordinance authorizing issuing up to $10 million of industrial revenue bonds for Dunn Realty Inc. logistics facility, 240 S. 65th.

– Plat submitted of Village West Apartments, 112th and Parallel Parkway, developed by NorthPoint Development.

– Reappointment of Lynn Kuluva to the Self-Supported Municipal Improvement District, appointment by Mayor Mark Holland.

– Resolution authorizing a land survey for the construction of the 55th Street Bridge north of Leavenworth Road. Eminent domain is authorized under the resolution. The project replaces two bridges and requires drainage improvements for construction along 55th-Nearman Drive, north of Leavenworth Road, and south of Dickinson Road. These are located not far from the Missouri River. According to UG documents, the work includes Work includes installation of a temporary bypass route at each location, demolition of existing structures, and replacement of each with new concrete box culverts, including related street approach replacement, street and channel improvements, guardrails, and the relocation of utilities.

– A resolution authorizing an agreement with the city of Shawnee, Kan., for the paving of County Line Road from 55th Street to 65th Street. The UG share of the cost of the project will be $101,796.

– Two resolutions approving an increasing for the Merriam Lane, 10th to 24th Street project. The local funding requirement increased from $4.8 million to $6.1 million. This project has $4.2 million in federal grants.

– Land Bank item: Transfer of property at 4022 Springfield Ave. to Rosedale Development Association for a community garden.

The agenda is online at

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