AGENDA
CITY OF LARAMIE, WYOMING
CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

CITY HALL, COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 406 IVINSON AVE
March 2, 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 meeting (100 participants): Meeting ID #822 9214 9428 Password: 208705. Public Comments can be made by Zoom meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82292149428?pwd=Z01JWldWUlkxUkRUZC9TZnkvZVhGUT09
or Phone # 1(669)900-9128 Meeting ID #822 9214 9428 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.B.

PUBLIC HEARING

6.B.i.

PUBLIC HEARING: Original Ordinance No. 2023, amending various sections of Title 15.08 of Laramie Municipal Code regarding Downtown Commercial zoning district regulations.

6.C.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

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 10 and February 16, 2021

Action: 
that Council approve the Minutes of the following City Council meetings: Regular Meetings of February 16, 2021 and Special Meeting of February 10, 2021, and have them placed on file for public inspection. 
[Bartholomew, CC]
9.B.

CEMETERY DEEDS: Cemetery Deeds for February 16-28, 2021

Action:  
that the Cemetery Deeds for February 16-28, 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.

VOUCHERS: February 2021

Action:  
that the following Resolution be adopted:  BE IT RESOLVED:  that all vouchers approved by the Finance Committee be allowed, warrants drawn on proper City funds in payment thereof, and the vouchers be placed on file in the Treasurer's Office subject to public inspection; and that Council authorize payment for the month-end payroll, light and gas charges, telephone charges, employee travel, other employee reimbursements, pay advances, refunds for City services, recording fees, postage, lease purchase and bond payments, self-funded employee health insurance claims, miscellaneous insurance claims,  Council-approved bid items, outside attorney fees, other consulting fees, before normal City Council approval on the first Tuesday of March. These expenditures are to be paid subject to audit by the City of Laramie Finance Department.   
[Brown, COO]
9.D.

MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING: Amendment No. 1 to the MOU Between UW and the City of Laramie for the Lewis Street Area Infrastructure

Action:
move to approve Amendment #1 to the 2014 Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Wyoming and the City of Laramie for the Lewis Street Area Infrastructure and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to sign.
[Webb, PW]
9.E.

RESOLUTION: Resolution 2021-15, appointing one member to the Parks, Tree and Recreation Advisory Board.

Action:
that Council approve Resolution 2021-15, appointing one board member Sarah Brown Mathews, to the Parks, Tree and Recreation Advisory Board for the remainder of a term expiring December 31, 2022, and authorize Mayor and Clerk to sign.
[Feezer, ACM]
9.F.

SCHEDULE MEETINGS:

that the following meeting be scheduled: 
a. March 16, 2021, 6:00 pm - PUBLIC HEARING: Original Ordinance No. 2024, amending various sections of Title 15.18.030.C and 15.18.070 of Laramie Municipal Code regarding Financial Security and Reduction of Security for Public Improvements
b. March 23, 2021, 6:00 pm - PUBLIC HEARING: Liquor License Renewals 

10.

REGULAR AGENDA

11.

Consideration of a Professional Services Agreement with Scott Aviation, INC. for the aerial application of mosquito control pesticides for the 2021 and 2022 seasons.

[Feezer, ACM; Hunter, Parks]
12.

Consideration of award of contract between the City of Laramie, Wyoming and LuckyDog Recreation for the design, provision and installation of a 5 to 12-year-old playground at Undine Park.

[Feezer, ACM; Hunder, Parks]
13.

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.

Second Reading. (Introduced by Harrington)
[Feezer, ACM; Hoff, Code]
14.

Original Ordinance No. 2023, amending various sections of Title 15.08 of Laramie Municipal Code regarding Downtown Commercial zoning district regulations.

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

Original Ordinance No. 2024, amending various sections of Laramie Municipal Code 15.18.030.C & 15.18.070 regarding Financial Security Options related to Public Improvements.

Introduction and First Reading.
[Feezer, ACM; Teini, Planning Manager]
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) and Land Negotiation WY § 16-4-405(a)(vi)