Pittsburg Mayor Rudy Draper will present the grant awards from the Presbyterian Church Funds at 5:30 p.m. tonight at the Beard-Shanks Law Enforcement Center.

Pittsburg Mayor Rudy Draper will present the grant awards from the Presbyterian Church Funds at 5:30 p.m. tonight at the Beard-Shanks Law Enforcement Center.

The $18,500 in grant awards flow from the church fund to local non-profit organizations to improve and/or enhance housing for low-to-moderate income citizens.

The First Christian Church, on behalf of Hearts and Hammers, the Broadway Tower Corporation and Habitat for Humanity of Crawford County will all receive $5,000 awards from this year’s allocations. The First Church of the Nazarene will receive $2,500 and the Crisis Resource Center will receive $1,000.

Also at the meeting, Chuck Killingsworth will present a video to show the plans for the proposed “Everybody Plays” playground to be located in Schlanger Park.

In other business, Pittsburg City Commissioners will vote on:

• a contract between the city of Pittsburg and the city of Girard to allow Pittsburg to perform building inspections for Girard at a rate of $30 per hour plus mileage.

• a request, from members of the Little Balkans Association, to waive the $25 temporary drinking establishment license fee for the Little Balkans Festival Wine and Cheese Tasting event.

• Ordinance No. S-978, consenting to the delivery of a First Supplemental Bond Trust Indenture in connection with its Special Obligation Tax Increment Revenue Bonds (North Broadway Redevelopment - Pittsburg Town Center Project), Series 2006, in the aggregate maximum principal amount of $6,310,000.

• Ordinance No. S-979, approving a First Supplemental Bond Trust Indenture in connection with its Transportation Development District Sales Tax Revenue Bonds (North Broadway - Pittsburg Town Center Project), Series 2006, in the aggregate maximum principal amount of $1,395,000.

• a request submitted by Ralph Schroeder, 2700 block of N. Walnut, to approve Ordinance No. G-1074, providing for the change of certain areas from Planned General Commercial (CP-2) to Planned Medium Density Residential (RP-3) and amending and supplementing the Zoning District Boundary Map and Zoning Ordinance No. G-663.

• Resolution No. 1090, a resolution authorizing filing of an application with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment for a loan under the Kansas Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund Act. The application would be for improvements to the wastewater collection system.

Kevin Flaherty can be reached at kevin.flaherty@morningsun.net or by calling 231-2600 Ext. 134.