City commissioners approved Ordinance No. 3170 at Monday’s commission meeting.
City commissioners approved Ordinance No. 3170 at Monday’s commission meeting. This ordinance was brought to the commission by the Planning and Zoning Commission and deals with a request by Central Christian College to add property to the campus for a new dormitory.
The new dormitory is expected to be located south of Avenue D, between Maple and Walnut streets. The college is currently in negotiations with the current owners of the land for purchase; however, the zoning commission did receive written paperwork regarding the intent to purchase and sell.
The dorm is expected to house up to 200 beds.
Discussions have taken place on the major issue of parking, as parking is already an issue at the campus, though no final resolutions have been made, Community Development Director Tom Stinemetze said.
Public Lands and Facilities
Work began on the Wall Park shelter roofs March 20. Mid-Kansas Construction out of Canton are in the process of installing three new metal roofs on the shelters. In February when originally inspected, contractors were unaware of the extent of the damage to the roofs. Commissioners voted to increase the bid on the work for the structures by $4,400, bringing the estimated total cost of the project up to $16,614.
City officials will be holding a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. April 9 in the commission room of the Municipal Building. The meeting will address the sewer issues along Grimes and Loomis streets.
City commissioners voted unanimously in February to pass a new