Pittsburg resident Bill Strenth provided a few statements for the council’s consideration regarding the Silverback Landing. “We are requesting through the open meeting act that we now be notified of any scheduled meeting of PNZ [Planning and Zoning meetings],” Strenth said. The council said they will provide the information he requested.

The council approved a staff request to increase the Municipal Court Probation fee from $50 per case to $75 per case, and to establish an additional Probation fee of $50 per case when Probation is extended or reinstated upon revocation as determined by the Municipal Court Judge and authorize the City Attorney.

The council also approved the recommendation to enter into an agreement with Compass in the amount of $13,500 for the purchase of performance management software, with an annual maintenance fee of $3,000 to begin in December of 2019

The council approved certifying the legal authority to apply for the 2018 Kansas
Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Program from the Kansas Department of Commerce and authorizing the Mayor to sign and submit such an application for funding to demolish the Schlanger Park wading pool and replace it with a splash pad.

The Ordinance No. G-1287, amending of Section 78-73 of the Pittsburg City
Code to designate and establish the proposed extension of Walnut Street in Pittsburg, Kansas from the south line of West 28th Street to the south line of West 29th Street as a main trafficway, as defined by K.S.A. 12-685, all within the City limits of Pittsburg, Kansas was approved by the council.