The Clovis City Commission will meet 5:15 p.m. Thursday in the North Annex of the Clovis-Carver Public Library.
Agenda items include:
• A request to enter into contract negotiations with Real Golf Management for management of the Colonial Park Golf Course.
• Zoo upgrade, totaling $627,940. The commission can accept any, all, or none of the recommendations.
• An election to appoint four citizens to the new Parks and Beautification Committee. The committee was created through the merging of the parks and recreation board, the Ned Houk Park committee and the Keep Clovis Beautiful Committee. Six citizens, four of them former members of the respective boards, have applied for the positions.
• A $366,814 development to centralize parking in Hillcrest Park. The parking lot would be located near the driving range of the former Clovis Municipal Golf Course.
• An application for Municipal Arterial Program money to rehabilitate Seventh Street from Main to Prince streets.
• Two TIGER grant applications to make repairs to Norris Street between Llano Estacado Boulevard and Wilhite Road and Martin Luther King Boulevard between Llano Estacado and Riata Street. The grants are each $4.5 million.
• A request to renew operations with Clovis MainStreet at an increase of $10,000 annually. The request would move the contract amount from $25,000 annually to $35,000 annually.
• A concrete slab at Hillcrest Park, to be used during the Clovis Ethnic Fair. Cost is estimated at $3,245.
• A budget transfer of $9,400 to fix a natural gas line at the Clovis Municipal Airport.
• A budget transfer of $4,700 to allow Clovis Area Transit System staff to travel to and attend training.
• A budget transfer of $3,300 to allow the Local Emergency Planning Committee to send six members to the state conference, repair its building and do community outreach.
• A budget change to allow for $15,000 in various playground repairs.
• A budget change to allow the Clovis Fire Department to purchase 20 new self-contained breathing apparatuses.
• Permission for a group of pediatric nurses at Plains Regional Medical Center to conduct a 5K run 8 a.m.-noon May 5 at Hillcrest Park. The benefit race would be run inside park boundaries and would require no street closures.
— Compiled by CNJ staff writer Kevin Wilson