AGENDA
CITY OF LARAMIE, WYOMING
CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

CITY HALL, COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 406 IVINSON AVE
February 16, 2021, 6:30 pm
(Via Zoom Webinar)

City Council Meetings are open to the public. Council Chambers seating is unavailable at this time due to social distancing. We encourage the use of the following tools to participate: watch live meetings on You Tube Live Feed or Cable Channel 191; or Zoom Webinar: Meeting ID #883 2385 4759 Password: 724190. Public Comments can be made by Zoom meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88323854759?pwd=Y1kyaGxmbXBkNGNUU1FuZitHTkxzdz09
or Phone # 1(669)900-9128 Meeting ID #883 2385 4759 or emailing council@cityoflaramie.org. Participants on Zoom will be muted until the Mayor asks for public comments. Please email: clerk@cityoflaramie.org to request to make public comment during speaking time by no later than 3:00 pm on the day the meeting is to occur. Position of speaking will be assigned by lottery. Requests for accommodations from persons with disabilities must be made to the City Manager's Office 24 hours in advance of a meeting. 

Please be advised no additional agenda item will be introduced at a Regular City Council meeting after the hour of 9:30 p.m., unless the majority of the City Council members present vote to extend the meeting.

Public Comment is limited to three (3) minutes per speaker. Written public comment shall be submitted to the City Clerk for dissemination and retention for official City records, or submitted to the City Council through electronic correspondence at council@cityoflaramie.org. Full text available in Code of Conduct 4.02 and Appendix B and C. 

Written material relative to an agenda item shall be submitted six (6) days in advance of the meeting (sooner if there are holidays prior to the meeting) in order that copies may be included with the agenda and to give the council an opportunity to review the material in advance of the appearance. 



1.

CALL TO ORDER

2.

Pledge of Allegiance

3.

Roll Call

4.

Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items (Aggregate time limit 30 minutes)

(Limit of 3 minutes per speaker.)
5.

Consideration of Changes in Agenda and Setting the Agenda

A. MOTION BY ___, seconded by ___, that the following changes to the Agenda be approved:

B. MOTION BY ___, seconded by ___, that the Agenda be set as submitted or changed.  

6.

PROCLAMATIONS/PUBLIC HEARINGS/NOTIFICATIONS

6.A.

PROCLAMATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

6.A.i.

PRESENTATION: Matthew Cox "New Planner of the Year"

6.A.ii.

PRESENTATION: Pilot Hill "Planning Project of the Year"

6.B.

PUBLIC HEARING

6.C.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

6.C.i.

Monthly Staff Recognition

  • Jasmine Parten, HR Specialist 
7.

Disclosures by City Council Members

8.

Approval of Consent Agenda

Items listed on the Consent Agenda are considered to be routine and will be enacted by one motion in the form listed below. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Councilor so requests, in which case the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and will be considered on the Regular Agenda.

MOTION BY ____, seconded by _____, that the Consent Agenda be approved and that each specific action on the Consent Agenda be approved as indicated.

9.

CONSENT AGENDA

9.A.

MINUTES: City Council Meeting Minutes from February 2, 2021

Action: 
that Council approve the Minutes of the following City Council meetings: Regular Meetings of February 2, 2021 and Public Hearings of February 2, 2021, and have them placed on file for public inspection. 
[Bartholomew, CC]
9.B.

CEMETERY DEEDS: Cemetery Deeds for February 1-15, 2021

Action:  
that the Cemetery Deeds for February 1-15, 2021 be accepted, and the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized to sign and have them recorded in the Office of the County Clerk.
[Feezer, ACM]
9.C.

BIAS CRIME REPORT: Acknowledge receipt of the Bias Crime Report for calendar year 2020.

Action:
that Council acknowledge receipt of the Bias Crime Report for calendar year 2020, in accordance with Laramie Municipal Code 9.08.020.
[Police Chief Stalder]
9.D.

LICENSE: New Secondhand Dealer License for The Pedal House Bike Shop LLC located at 222 S 2nd Street

Action:
to approve a new Secondhand Dealer License for The Pedal House Bike Shop LLC located at 222 S 2nd Street, Laramie, Wyoming, for the period of January 20, 2021 through January 19, 2022. 
[Bartholomew, CC]
9.E.

PURCHASE AWARD: Purchase Award for Broadcasting Equipment

Action:
to approve the purchase of TriCaster 2 Broadcast equipment from Peak Media, Inc. in the amount of $37,217.44, and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign.
[Rhoades, IT, Jordan, CM]


9.F.

RESOLUTION: Resolution 2021-11, appointing two City Council members Mayor Paul Weaver and Andi Summerville to the WAM 2021 Laramie Planning Committee.

Postponed from February 2, 2021. 
Action: 
to approve Resolution 2021-11, appointing two City Council Members Mayor Paul Weaver and Councilor Andi Summerville as City Council representatives to the WAM 2021 Annual Summer Convention Planning Committee, and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign.  
[Bartholomew, CC]
9.G.

RESOLUTION: Resolution 2021-12, adopting goals for calendar year 2021.

Action: 
to approve Resolution 2021-12, adopting Policy Goals and Objectives for the City of Laramie, Wyoming for 2021, and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign. 
[Jordan, CM]
9.H.

AGREEMENT: Professional Services Agreement for Gerald Place Priority Sewer Rehab and Water Replacement Design

Action:
move to award a Professional Services Agreement for the design of the Gerald Place Priority Sewer Rehab and Water Replacement Design, to SolTerra Engineering Inc. of Laramie, WY, in the amount of $33,970.00 plus a contingency of $3,400.00 for a total amount not to exceed $37,370.00 and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to sign.
[Webb, PW]
9.I.

ORDINANCE: Original Ordinance No. 2018, amending Title 15.14.130 Wireless Communication Towers of Laramie Municipal Code of the City of Laramie

Third and Final Reading. (Introduced by Cumbie)
Action:
Move to approve Original Ordinance No. 2018 as recommended by the Planning Commission, on third and final reading, in accordance with findings of fact and conclusions of law and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign the Ordinance.
[Feezer, ACM]
9.J.

SCHEDULE MEETINGS:

that the following meeting be scheduled: 
a. March 23, 2021, 6:00 pm - WORK SESSION: Parklet Planning 
b. March 23, 2021, 6:00 pm - WORK SESSION: Update on Plans for a COVID-Friendly Downtown 
c. March 23, 2021, 6:00 pm - WORK SESSION: Investment Grade Audit Close Out Presentation
d. March 2, 2021, 6:00 pm - PUBLIC HEARING: Original Ordinance No. 2023, amending various sections of Title 15.08 and 15.14 of Laramie Municipal Code regarding downtown commercial zoning district regulations. 
10.

REGULAR AGENDA

11.

Original Ordinance 2022, amending sections 15.24.000.A. and 15.24.030.A. 1. by adopting the 2020 edition of the National Electric Code, published by the Nation Fire Protection Association (NFPA), as adopted by the State of Wyoming, July 1, 2020.

Introduction and First Reading. 
[Feezer, ACM]
12.

Approval of a Federal Mineral Royalty Capital Construction Account Grant Agreement for the 15th Street Reconstruction Project

[Webb, PW]
13.

Resolution 2021-13, designating recreation project request priorities to the Albany County Recreation Board for funding consideration in Fiscal Year 2022.

[Feezer, ACM]
14.

Original Ordinance No. 2017, Creating Section 15.24.15 of Laramie Municipal Code regarding General Contracting Licenses.

Third and Final Reading. (Introduced by Gabriel)
[Feezer, ACM]
15.

Original Ordinance No. 2021, amending various sections of Title 15.14.040 of Laramie Municipal Code regarding Citywide Parking standards.

Second Reading. (Introduced by Summerville)
[Feezer, ACM]
16.

Public Comments

(Please observe the time limit of three (3) minutes per speaker.)
17.

Consideration of future Council work session topics

18.

Adjourn to Executive Session regarding Litigation, WY § 16-4-405(a)(iii).