AGENDA
CITY OF LARAMIE, WYOMING
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
CITY HALL, COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 406 IVINSON AVE
March 3, 2020 6:30 pm

City Council Meetings are open to the public.  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.

PROCLAMATION: March Disability Awareness Month Business Recognition

[Curry, HR]
6.B.

PUBLIC HEARING

6.B.i.

PUBLIC HEARING: City Council Resolution 2020-11, certifying Planning Commission action, regarding a Comprehensive Plan Amendment to amend the Future Land Use Map (Map 3.2) of the 2007 Laramie Comprehensive Plan from Auto Urban Multi-Family to Auto-Urban Commercial, of an approximate 19 acre property, located at 1171 & 1271 W Baker Street.

6.B.ii.

PUBLIC HEARING: Original Ordinance No. 2008 amending the City of Laramie’s official zoning map to rezone two parcels of land located 1171 and 1271 W Baker Street from B1 (Limited Business) to B2 (Business) zone district within the City of Laramie.

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 Meetings Minutes from February 18, 2020

Action: 
that Council approve the Minutes of the following City Council meeting: Regular Meeting and Public Hearing of February 18, 2020, and have them placed on file for public inspection. 
[Bartholomew, CC]
9.B.

CEMETERY DEEDS: Cemetery Deeds for February 16-29, 2020

Action:  
that the Cemetery Deeds for February 16-29, 2020 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 2020

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.

AGREEMENT: Professional Services Agreement for the Design of the Pressure Reducing Valve Installation Project– Venture Dr.

Action:
to award a Professional Services Agreement for the design of the Pressure Reducing Valve Installation project at Venture Drive, to Engineering Associates of Laramie, WY, in the amount of $48,740.00, plus a contingency of $4,874.00 for a total not to exceed $53,614.00 and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to sign.
[Webb, PW]
9.E.

GRANT: Authorization for Submission of a Grant Application to FEMA - Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program

Action:
to authorize the Laramie Fire Department to submit a grant application to FEMA's Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG) in the amount of $125,000.00 (one-hundred-twenty-five-thousand dollars) for the purpose of obtaining a Training Flashover Simulator.
[Johnson, Fire Chief]
9.F.

SCHEDULE MEETINGS:

Action:
that Council schedule the following meeting(s):
1. April 28, 2020, 6:00 p.m. – WORK SESSION: Plastic Bag Research 
2. May 26, 2020, 6:00 p.m. – WORK SESSION: Annual Partner Reports
3. June 23, 2020, 6:00 p.m. – WORK SESSION: WYDOT's State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) projects for the next six years
4. June 9, 2020, 6:00 p.m. – (CANCEL) WORK SESSION: Monolith Ranch Committee update 
10.

REGULAR AGENDA

11.

Acknowledgement of receipt of the 2019 Building Permit Report.

[Feezer, ACM]
12.

Approval of Contract with Arete Design Group for Architectural Services, Engineering Design Documents, and described phases for the Laramie Fire Department Public Safety Training Center Renovation

[Johnson, Fire Chief]
13.

Original Ordinance No. 2008, amending the City of Laramie’s official zoning map to rezone two parcels of land located 1171 and 1271 W Baker Street from B1 (Limited Business) to B2 (Business) zone district within the City of Laramie

Second Reading. (Introduction by Shuster)
[Feezer, ACM]
14.

Resolution 2020-14, Establishing the Intent of the Governing Body Immediately Reduce Carbon Emissions from Municipal Government Operations and Pursue a Net Zero, Carbon Neutral Future for the City of Laramie, Wyoming

[Jordan, CM]
15.

Public Comments on Non-Agenda Items

(Members of the public may address the City Council on items not on the printed Agenda. Please observe the time limit of three (3) minutes.)
16.

Consideration of future Council work session topics

17.

Adjournment