Great Bend Town Council meeting at a glance:
Here’s a quick rundown of what Great Bend City Council did on Monday night:
The agenda includes:
• Held a public hearing for the property at 205 Frey. After which the property was deemed unsafe and unsafe.
• Approval of an order granting a temporary extension of premises for Dry Lake Brewing to allow them to use the town lane lot behind the brewery for its first anniversary on May 14 and to serve alcohol on public ownership.
• Chose not to proceed with the approval of the installation of a bicycle rack for Dry Lake Brewing and related amendments to the ordinance governing the use and parking of bicycles and micro-mobility devices .
• Approved a rezoning request for Todd Anspaugh at 6003 10th St.
Anspaugh bought the real estate. The structure was operated as a business and Anspaugh requested a rezoning from C-2 (general commercial) to R-1 (single family) so he could move into the structure and live there permanently, the building inspector said. Logan Burns.
A public hearing was held on March 28 before the planning commission. Two parties raised concerns about land ownership, which the Planning Commission said was beyond its scope and functions and would not affect rezoning, Burns said.
• Approved a rezoning application for David Tabrizi at 1801 Patton Rd.
• Approved a rezoning application for Carole Harris at 1809 at Patton Rd.
• Approved a rezoning application for Keller Real Estate at 1815 Patton Rd.
• Approved a request for funding from RSVP/VIA Director Linn Hogg for the medical transportation program in the amount of $3,000.
• Approved Cinco De Mayo permits. The event is set for Saturday, May 7, on the Place du Palais de justice.
• The expansion of Great Bend Alive Plaza on Forest Street.
• Approved an update to the Event Center notice board.
• Approved the expansion of a street chip seal project which was originally planned for 2021.
• Approval of a bid from Venture Corporation for $1,079,640.50 for the plant and capping of approximately 13 blocks of Broadway between Polk and Morton streets, as well as the reconstruction of the intersection at 19th and Harrison.
• Authorized Mayor Cody Schmidt to sign the Kansas Public Water Supply Loan Fund Agreement with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment for the Automated Meter Reading Project for the city water system.
• Approved a request for unlicensed businesses to serve free alcohol on their premises for the Art & Wine Walk event that took place on May 6th. It runs from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
• Heard a report from City Administrator Kendal Francis.
• Heard a report from Christina Hayes, Community Coordinator and Director of the Convention and Visitors Bureau.
• Approved abatements for waste and garbage violations at: 806 Odell St., WHB Inc.; 812 Odell Street, Laurencio and Rosa Poblano; 501 Odell Street, Scott Thein; 313 Maple Street, Christopher Madrid; and
201 Chestnut St., Cecilia Obregon and Hector Lopez.
• Approved a reduction for a motor vehicle nuisance at 3137 Stone St., Elizabeth Hartshorn.