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Pittsburg City Commission meeting recap – April 27, 2021

City Press Releases

April 29, 2021

PITTSBURG, KS – The following actions were taken during the Pittsburg City Commission meeting held on April 27, 2021:


  • Public Input
    • Mark Chambers shared a prayer of invocation.
  • Proclamations
    • Mayor Munsell shared a proclamation recognizing May 4, 2021 as Teacher and School Staff Appreciation Day in Pittsburg. Superintendent Rich Proffitt accepted the proclamation on behalf of USD 250 and thanked teachers and staff.
    • The Mayor also shared a proclamation in honor of Pittsburg High School Key Club Day. Munsell thanked members of the club for adopting Fourth Street and Highway 126 as an ongoing cleanup effort.

Commissioners approved the following items under the consent agenda:

  • The April 13, 2021, City Commission Meeting minutes.
  • Final payment to RFB Construction Co., Inc., of Pittsburg, Kansas, in the amount of $3,869.50 for the Site Clearing and Grubbing Project at the Wastewater Treatment Plant.
  • Appropriation Ordinance for the period ending April 27, 2021, subject to the release of HUD expenditures when funds are received.


Commissioners considered the following items on the agenda:

  • FINAL PLAT – 3P DEVELOPMENT GROUP, LLC – The commission voted to approve the recommendation of the Planning Commission/Board of Zoning Appeals to approve the Final Plat submitted by 3P Development Group, LLC, for Villas at Creekside. Housing & Community Development Director Quentin Holmes informed the commission that the maintenance and repair of the streets inside of the gated community is the responsibility of the developer. Public Utilities Director Matt Bacon shared with the commission that the traffic study for the development has been completed and submitted to KDOT.
  • CONSULTANT AGREEMENT – Commissioners voted to approve a Consultant Agreement with Olsson, Inc., of Pittsburg, Kansas, for the engineering services associated with the Atkinson Municipal Airport Apron Reconstruction Project in the amount of $194,500, with the amount being funded in its entirety through the FAA Airport Improvement Program.


Non-Agenda Reports & Requests:

  • Finance Director Larissa Bowman updated the commissioners that sales tax revenues in Pittsburg are up 9.52 percent over the first four months of last year.

City Commission Meetings:

The Pittsburg City Commission meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 5:30 pm, inside the Beard-Shanks Law Enforcement Center courtroom.

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