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Liberal City Commission Meets, Approves Vehicle Abatements

Joe Denoyer - July 25, 2017 7:52 pm

The Liberal City Commission met Tuesday evening for their regularly scheduled meeting. Among the items on the agenda the Commission approved the abatement of 3 vehicles at 1200 S. Sycamore. The property owner has 10 days to come in compliance or the City will remove the vehicles.

Commissioners approved Zoning amendments as presented and approved by the Planning and Zoning Board, and gave the Building and Code Enforcement Department time to research and get back with the Commission on the Front Yard Parking Ordinance.

The Commission approved the purchase of pagers for the Fire Department in the amount of $2125and approved the removal of old railroad tracks abandoned by Union Pacific Railroad. A company will come in and remove all the old track and pay the City for the scrap iron.

At Tuesday’s meeting the Commission also approved a joint project with the County to make improvements to Fairgrounds Lane. Each entity has approved a dollar amount not to exceed $4500. The City will provide additional millings, while the Seward County Road Department will do the work.

The Parks Department was given the green light to make additional improvements to Mary Frame Park which will include basketball courts, a multipurpose court, and shelter areas throughout the park.

The Commission approved the final phase of the Kansas Avenue project which will see Kansas Avenue improved and completed north to Tucker Road. Total cost of the final phase will be $2,418,425.75. J&R Sand of Liberal was the lone bidder on the project.

 

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