AGENDA
CITY OF LARAMIE, WYOMING
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
CITY HALL
MARCH 6, 2018 6:30 pm

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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.

1.

AGENDA

2.

Pledge of Allegiance

3.

Roll Call

4.

PRE-MEETING ITEMS

4.A.

PROCLAMATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

4.A.i.

PROCLAMATION: Disability Awareness Month

4.B.

PUBLIC HEARING

4.B.i.

PUBLIC HEARING: Transfer of Retail Liquor License No. 15 to University Plaza, LLC

4.C.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

5.

Disclosures by City Council Members

6.

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.  

7.

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.

8.

CONSENT AGENDA

8.A.

MINUTES: City Council Meetings

Action: 
that Council approve the Minutes of the City Council Public Hearing and Regular Meeting of February 20, 2018 and Special Meeting  and Public Hearings of February 27, 2018 and have them placed on file for public inspection. 
[Johnson, CC]
8.B.

CEMETERY DEEDS: Cemetery Deeds for February 16-28, 2018

Action:  
that the Cemetery Deeds for February 16-28, 2018 be accepted, and the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized to sign and have them recorded in the Office of the County Clerk.
[Feezer, P&R]
8.C.

VOUCHERS: February 2018

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, City Treasurer]
8.D.

MINUTES: Approval of the minutes from the February 21, 2018 regular meeting of the Parks, Tree & Recreation Advisory Board.

Action:
that Council accept the minutes of the Parks, Tree & Recreation Advisory Board from the February 21, 2018 regular meeting and place them on file for public inspection:
1) To approve the minutes from the December 13, 2017 regular meeting of the Parks, Tree and Recreation Advisory Board. (Approved) 2) To approve the minutes from the January 10, 2018 regular meeting of the Parks, Tree and Recreation Advisory Board. (Approved) 3) To approve the minutes from the January 11, 2018 special meeting of the Parks, Tree and Recreation Advisory Board. (Approved) 4) To approve Adopt-A-Trail agreements with Trihydro Corporation, the Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center and Habitech, Inc. (Approved) 5) Consideration of a rental fee waiver for events hosted by Downtown Laramie/Laramie Mainstreet Alliance at the 1st Street Plaza as indicated. (Approved) 6) Election of Chair & Vice-Chair for the Parks, Tree & Recreation Advisory Board. (Approved) 7) Consideration of project request by Trevor Thatcher to construct a bridge to provide safe crossing over the spillway at Huck Finn Pond. (Approved) 8) Consideration of a discounted rental fee request at the Laramie Ice & Event Center for Project Graduation to be held on May 25 & 26, 2018 (10:00pm to 4:00a.m.). (Approved) 9) Consideration of a discounted rental fee request at the Laramie Community Recreation Center for a Laramie High School Volleyball Tournament fundraising event to be held on March 24 & 25, 2018. (Approved) 10) Presentation of Parks & Recreation Department General Fund Equipment, General Fund Capital, Major Capital and Operational Budget Requests. (No Action) 11) Recreational Programs Presentation. (No Action)
[Feezer, P&R]

8.E.

BID AWARD: Consideration of bid for 2017/2018 Full size ATV for replacement of Mosquito Control Division Unit 795.

Action:
to award the bid for one 2017/2018, Full size ATV for replacement of Mosquito Control Division Unit 795 to Frontier Cycles of Laramie, Wyoming, in an amount not to exceed $6,986.00, and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign. 
[Feezer, P&R]
8.F.

LICENSE: Transfer of Retail Liquor License No. 15 to University Plaza, LLC.

Action:
to approve the Application for Transfer of Retail Liquor License No. 15, from Jona, Inc to University Plaza, LLC, location 2415 Grand Ave, Laramie, WY for the licensing term March 6, 2018 thru May 07, 2018, and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to sign.
[Johnson, CC]
8.G.

RESOLUTION: Resolution 2018-23, appointing one member to the Traffic Commission

Action:
to approve Resolution 2018-23, appointing Will Hutchinson to the Traffic Commission with a term expiring October 31, 2019 and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign the Resolution.
[Smith, PW]
8.H.

QUITCLAIM DEEDS: Acceptance of Quitclaim Deeds conveying property to the City of Laramie in accordance with Enrolled Ordinance No. 1664.

Action:  
that Council accept the Quitclaim Deeds from Chimenti Investments LLC and Brandon Chimenti conveying property to the City of Laramie in accordance with Enrolled Ordinance No. 1664 and direct the Clerk to record the Deeds with the Albany County Clerk
[Jordan, CM]
8.I.

ORDINANCE: Original Ordinance No. 1979, annexing approximately 5.76 acres of property located in unincorporated Albany County, located at 2931 Soldier Springs Road.

Third and Final Reading. (Introduced by McKinney)
Action:
to approve Original Ordinance No. 1979 on third and final reading, annexing approximately 5.76 acres of property located in unincorporated Albany County, located at 2931 Soldier Springs Road; based on findings of fact and conclusions of law; and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign the Ordinance.
[Jordan, CM]
8.J.

ORDINANCE: Original Ordinance No. 1980, rezoning a property from County Commercial to C2 (General Commercial).

Third and Final Reading (Introduced by McKinney).

 


Action: 
to approve Original Ordinance No. 1980 on third and final reading to rezone the property at 2931 Soldier Springs Road from County Commercial to C2 (General Commercial) based on findings of fact and conclusions of law; and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign the Ordinance.
[Jordan,CM]
8.K.

SCHEDULE MEETINGS:

Action:
that Council schedule the following meeting(s):
1. WORK SESSION: March 8, 2018, 4:00 p.m. - Joint Meeting with the Albany County Commissioners and Rock River Town Council regarding Specific Purpose Tax Renewals.
9.

REGULAR AGENDA

11.

Original Ordinance No. 1978, amending various sections of Title 15 of Laramie Municipal Code for the purposes of amending franchise utility installation standards, public improvement requirements, preliminary plat expiration, landscaping requirements, lot consolidation criteria, alley development requirements, central gathering area requirements, and fence standards; and correcting typographical errors and incorrect cross references.

Third and Final Reading. (Introduced by Gabriel)
[Jordan, CM]

12.

Reconsideration of approval of Resolution 2018-17, authorizing a $11,666 cost share with the Laramie Regional Airport to aid in the cost of upgrading internet service to the Professional Airpark and Research Center, Cowboy Aviation, the terminal and administrative buildings.

[Jordan, CM]
13.

Original Ordinance No. 1981, amending the zoning district map of the City of Laramie, Wyoming, by rezoning 5 lots located on Crystal Court from LM (Limited Manufacturing) to B1 (Limited Business) with ROB (Residential overlay for Business), and establish the ROB (Residential Overlay for Business) overlay on 1 parcel of land.

Introduction and First Reading
[Jordan, CM]
14.

Resolution 2018-20, adopting Policy Goals and Objectives for the City of Laramie, WY 2018 and 2019.

[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 five (5) minutes.)
16.

Consideration of future Council work session topics

17.

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