AGENDA
CITY OF LARAMIE, WYOMING
CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

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

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 #882 4026 3506 Password: 839251. Public Comments can be made by Zoom meeting 

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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.

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 as Disability Awareness Month

6.B.

PUBLIC HEARING

6.B.i.

PUBLIC HEARING: Original Ordinance No. 2022, amending Sections 15.24.000A and 15.24.030.A to Laramie Municipal Code by adopting the 2020 edition of the National Electrical Code, published by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), as adopted by the State of Wyoming, July 1, 2020

6.B.ii.

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.

6.C.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

6.C.i.

Monthly Staff Recognition

  • Mike Malloy, Taylor Allbright, Bonnie Bouffiou, and Zane Webber for Hollyhock Commons


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 24 and March 2, 2021

Action: 
that Council approve the Minutes of the following City Council meetings: Regular Meetings of March 2, 2021 and Special Meeting of February 24, 2021, and have them placed on file for public inspection. 
[Bartholomew, CC]
9.B.

MINUTES: Minutes from the December 9, 2020 Regular Meeting of the Parks, Tree & Recreation Advisory Board

Action:
that Council acknowledge receipt of the minutes of the Parks, Tree & Recreation Advisory Board from the December 9, 2020 regular meeting and place them on file for public inspection.
[Feezer, ACM]

9.C.

MINUTES: Minutes from the January 13, 2021 Regular Meeting of the Parks, Tree & Recreation Advisory Board

Action:
that Council acknowledge receipt of the minutes of the Parks, Tree & Recreation Advisory Board from the January 13, 2021 regular meeting and place them on file for public inspection.
[Feezer, ACM]

9.D.

MINUTES: Minutes from the January 14, 2021 Special Meeting of the Parks, Tree & Recreation Advisory Board

Action:
that Council acknowledge receipt of the minutes of the Parks, Tree & Recreation Advisory Board from the January 14, 2021 special meeting and place them on file for public inspection.
[Feezer, ACM]

9.E.

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

Action:  
that the Cemetery Deeds for March 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.F.

AGREEMENT: Amendment Two to Agreement Between the City of Laramie, Wyoming and University of Wyoming Regarding Jacoby Golf Course Water

Action: 
move to approve the Amendment Two to Agreement Between the City of Laramie, Wyoming and University of Wyoming Regarding Jacoby Golf Course Water and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to sign.
[Brown, COO]
9.G.

RESOLUTION: Consideration of an amendment to previously adopted Resolution 2020-73, supporting the submission of a grant application to the Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources for a 2021 Land and Water Conservation Fund Grant to replace the Kiowa Park Play Structure.

Action:
that City Council approve the amendment to previously adopted Resolution 2020-73, supporting the submission of a grant application to the Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources for a 2021 Land and Water Conservation Fund Grant in an amount not to exceed $42,500 to replace the Kiowa Park Play Structure and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign.
[Hunter, Parks/Feezer, ACM]
9.H.

RESOLUTION: Resolution 2021-16, to Extend the Reconstitution of the Ad Hoc Community Alcohol Consumption and Best Practices Review Committee

Action: 
to approve Resolution 2021-16, to extend the reconstitution of the Ad Hoc Community Alcohol Consumption and Best Practices Review Committee and report to Council its findings by December 31, 2022, and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign.
[Bartholomew, CC; Jordan, CM]
9.I.

RESOLUTION: Resolution 2021-17, appointing one member to Laramie Advisory Commission on Disability

Action:
to approve Resolution 2021-17, to appoint one board member Melissa Cody, to Laramie Advisory Commission on Disability for a term expiring October 31, 2021, and authorize Mayor and Clerk to sign. 
[Curry, HR]
9.J.

RESOLUTION: Resolution 2021-20, appointing one member to the Planning Commission/Board of Adjustment/Board of Appeals/Solar Board of Review for the City of Laramie, Wyoming.

Action:
Move to approve City Council Resolution 2021-20, appointing one member, Chris Moody, to the Planning Commission/Board of Adjustment/Board of Appeals/Solar Board of Review for the City of Laramie, Wyoming, and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign the Resolution.  
[Teini, Planning Manager]
9.K.

BID REJECTION: Bid-Rejection Wastewater Treatment Plant Ditch Cleaning Project

Action:
move to reject all bids for the Wastewater Treatment Plant Ditch Cleaning project.
[Webb, PW]
9.L.

EASEMENT: Easement Agreement for the North Campus Water Main Project

Action:
move to approve the agreement for the Grant of Easement for Underground Water Pipeline for the construction of the North Campus Water Main project for a total of $10.00 and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to sign.
[Webb, PW]
9.M.

FINAL PLAT: Paintbrush Addition, 3rd Filing Final Plat

Action:
Move to approve the Paintbrush Addition, 3rd Filing, Final Plat, based on findings of fact and conclusions of law, acknowledge receipt of the financial security and the Subdivision Security and Improvement Deferral Acknowledgment form; and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign the plat.
[Teini, Planning Manager]
9.N.

ORDINANCE: 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.

Third and Final Reading. (Introduced by Harrington)
Action:
that City Council approve 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, on third and final reading, and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign.
[Hoff, Code/Feezer, ACM]


9.O.

SCHEDULE MEETINGS:

that the following meeting be scheduled: 
a. March 30, 2021, 6:00 -7:30 pm - WORK SESSION (Ward Meeting)(via Zoom)
b. May 25, 2021, 6:00 pm - WORK SESSION: Fee for Service Agreements 

10.

REGULAR AGENDA

11.

Consideration of an amendment to previously adopted Resolution 2020-75, supporting the submission of a grant application to the Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources for a 2021 Land and Water Conservation Fund Grant to replace the Washington Park Play Structure.

[Hunter, Parks/Feezer, ACM]
12.

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.

Second Reading. (Introduced by Pearce)
[Teini, Planning Manager]
13.

Resolution 2021-19, Opposing the Unconstitutional Delegation of Municipal Authority to the University of Wyoming by the 66th Session of the Wyoming Legislature Under Proposed House Bill Number 0198

[Jordan, CM]
14.

Resolution 2021-18, Establishment of an Ad Hoc Working Group for Police and Community

Recommended Motion: 
Motion to postpone Resolution 2021-18 until the next regular meeting on April 6, 2021.

[Jordan, CM]
15.

Public Comments

(Please observe the time limit of three (3) minutes per speaker.)
16.

Consideration of future Council work session topics

17.

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