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May 20, 2013

Busy agenda for Three Rivers City Commission meeting Tuesday evening

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Written by: Bruce Snook
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Three Rivers - Municipal Building

Tuesday evening (May 21) promises to be a busy one for the Three Rivers City Commission.

The agenda for the session includes four public hearings and eight items of business.  Even the ‘consent agenda’, generally handled with a single action, lists a dozen items including two related to the Three Rivers Water Festival in June.

Regarding public hearings, the commission is slated to hear public comment on:

  • a request from Three Rivers Health HealthTRAC for a special use permit to conduct massages
  • a request from Eciq Best Save Inc. for a special use permit to conduct sales of electronic cigarettes at 306 South Lincoln Avenue
  • proposed demolition of a condemned home at 409 Millard Street
  • proposed demolition of a condemned home at 415 Maple Street.

The commission is also expected to:

  • consider authorizing a change order to PVS Technologies for $11,186.55 for additional chemical usage at the Wastewater Treatment Plant, “slightly more than expected”
  • consider awarding work to Northern Construction Services Corp for $9,100 for Broadway river crossing manhole improvement, or hold off on the project and complete it within the scope of the Fiscal Year 2014 proposed project
  • consider accepting a quote from Brussee/Brady Inc. in the amount of $7,950 to repair fire damage at shelter # 6 in Scidmore Park
  • consider approving the bid from Pavement Restoration for $30,349 for micro-surfacing William R. Monroe Boulevard and KDF Drive in the Three Rivers Area Enterprise Park
  • consider approving Change Order # 1 for $31,031 to Northern Construction Services Corp for the Fourth Avenue and Garden Street  reconstruction project
  • consider approving  a proposal from Hurley & Stewart for $25,840 for construction engineering at Garden Street and Fourth Avenue
  • consider increasing the total contract amount with Property Solutions to $112,595 to cover the estimated mowing costs for the 2013 mowing season and address overages from the 2011 and 2012 mowing seasons
  • discuss the Hospital Authority Board membership issue, remove the current city representative from the Act 47 board, and appoint someone else to the board.

Tuesday’s meeting will also include presentation of certificates of appreciation to Wastewater Treatment Plant employees for 24 months of zero effluent violations.

The meeting will get underway at 6 p.m. in the Commission Room at City Hall.

To view the agenda packet for the meeting, click here (3:04 MB).






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