UG committees to meet tonight

Unified Government committees are scheduled to meet at 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 31, in a remote Zoom meeting.

On the agenda at tonight’s Economic Development and Finance Committee meeting is a proposal to redevelop the Schlitterbahn water park as a multi-sport youth athletic complex. (See story at

The EDF Committee meeting follows the Neighborhood and Community Development Committee meeting, which starts at 5 p.m.

Also on the agenda for the EDF Committee meeting are a second quarter cash and investmenet report, an ordinance and resolution for the URBN distribution and fulfillment center and office project at the corner of Speedway Boulevard and State Avenue, an agreement between the UG and Bonner Springs for the Bonner Springs Neighborhood Revitalization Plan, a resolution to set a public hearing to discuss the Neighborhood Revitalization Act plan and agreements, and a resolution for the Epic Center Redevelopment district at I-35 and 18th Street.

On the NCD Committee agenda are Land Bank applications and transactions at 1886 S. 6th St., 2726 N. 59th St., 601 S. 26th, 609 S. 26th, 617 S. 26th, 1602 S. 17th, 3201 Kansas Ave. and 3301 Kansas Ave. There also will be an update on the Land Bank option process.

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