agenda
city of laramie, wyoming
city council regular meeting
CITY HALL, COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 406 IVINSON AVE
TUESDAY, JUNE 1, 2021, 6:30 PM
(VIA ZOOM MEETING)

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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: High Plains Curmudgeon Society

6.A.ii.

PROCLAMATION: Laramie PrideFest

6.A.iii.

PROCLAMATION: Animal Service Week

6.B.

PUBLIC HEARING

6.B.i.

PUBLIC HEARING: Original Ordinance No. 2027, Amending Section 10.24.005 of the Municipal Code Related to the Definition of 'Conviction

6.B.ii.

PUBLIC HEARING: Original Ordinance No. 2028, Amending Laramie Municipal Code 5.08, 5.09, and 12.60 Related to Alcoholic Beverages.

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 May 11 and May 18, 2021

Action: 
that Council approve the Minutes of the following City Council meetings: Special Meeting of May 11, 2021 and the Regular Meeting and Public Hearing of May 18, 2021 and have them placed on file for public inspection. 
[Bartholomew, CC]
9.B.

CEMETERY DEEDS: Cemetery Deeds for May 16-31, 2021

Action:  
that the Cemetery Deeds for May 16-31, 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: May 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 June. These expenditures are to be paid subject to audit by the City of Laramie Finance Department.   
[Brown, COO]
9.D.

AGREEEMENT: Wyoming Department of Transportation Provision of Water

Action:
move to approve the Agreement with Wyoming Department of Transportation to provide water for state highway construction projects in Albany County, to approve the contract therefore and authorize the Mayor to sign.
[Webb, PW]
9.E.

AGREEEMENT: Agreement with Union Pacific Railroad for Water Line - North Side Tank

Action:
move to approve the Longitudinal Pipeline & Crossing Agreement related to the North Side Tank Project with Union Pacific Railroad Company for a total of $69,690.00 and authorize the Mayor to sign.
[Webb, PW]
9.F.

AGREEMENT AMENDMENT: Consideration of an Amendment to the Agreement for Professional Services between the City of Laramie and Western States Fire Protection Co., for Preventive Maintenance and Service of City Owned Fire Alarm and Suppression Equipment.

Action:
that Council approve amendment number two to the agreement for professional services between the City of Laramie and Western States Fire Protection of Fort Collins, Colorado for preventive maintenance and service of City owned fire alarm and suppression equipment, in the amount of $9,150.00, over the term of the agreement, and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to sign.  
[Stevenson, FAC/Feezer, ACM]
9.G.

AGREEMENT AMENDMENT: Consideration of an Amendment to the Agreement for Professional Services between the City of Laramie and TW Enterprises, Inc., for Preventive Maintenance and Service of City Owned Standby Power Equipment.

Action:
that Council approve amendment number three to the agreement for professional services between the City of Laramie and TW Enterprises, Inc. of Billings Montana, for preventive maintenance and service of City owned standby power equipment, in the amount of $10,000.00, over the term of the agreement, and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to sign.
[Stevenson, FAC/Feezer, ACM]
9.H.

AGREEMENT: Consideration of an Agreement between the City of Laramie and the Laramie Public Art Coalition for the Provision of Public Art at the Laramie Fire Training Facility.

Action:
that the Laramie City Council approve the agreement between the City of Laramie and the Laramie Public Art Coalition for the provision of public art at the Laramie Fire Training Facility in an amount of $40,000.00 and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign. [Guerin, REC/Feezer, ACM]


9.I.

AGREEMENT: Consideration of Collective Bargaining Agreement 2021-2022

ACTION: 
Move to approve and ratify FY2021-22 Collective Bargaining Agreement between City of Laramie and International Association of Firefighter Union, Local 946, and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to sign.
[Curry, HR]

9.J.

RESOLUTION: Resolution 2021-37, Appointing One(1) Member to the Traffic Safety Commission

Action:
move to approve Resolution No. 2021-37, appointing Melanie Arnett to the Traffic Safety Commission and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to sign.
[Webb, PW]
9.K.

RESOLUTION: Consideration of Resolution 2021-38, Authorizing the City Manager to negotiate and sign an MOU with other governmental entities to apply for impact assistance funds from the Rail Tie Wind Project.

Action:
that City Council approve Resolution 2021-38, authorizing City Manager to negotiate and sign an MOU with other governmental entities seeking impact assistance funds from the Rail Tie Wind Project, and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign.
[Feezer, ACM]
9.L.

RESOLUTION: Resolution 2021-39, 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 2021-39, appointing one member, Sharon Buccino, 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.M.

SCHEDULE MEETINGS:

that the following meeting be scheduled: 

10.

REGULAR AGENDA

11.

New Special Malt Beverage Permit No. Special-6 Cowboy State Brewing LLC located at War Memorial Stadium excluding the Wildcatter

[Bartholomew, CC]
12.

Award of Bid for the North Campus Water Main Project

[Webb, PW]
13.

Amendment #1 to the Professional Services Agreement for the North Campus Water Main Design

[Webb, PW]
14.

Award of Bid for a 10-Yard Dump Truck with Trade-In

[Webb, PW]
15.

Approving the Submission of a FAA Airport Improvement Program (AIP) Grant Agreement for Taxiway Lighting and Runway Guidance System by Laramie Regional Airport

[Bartholomew, CC; Amy Terrell, Airport Manager]
16.

Original Ordinance No. 2027, Amending, in Part, Section 10.24.005 of the Municipal Code Related to the Definition of ‘Conviction.’

Second Reading. (Introduced by Gabriel)
[Southard, CA]
17.

Original Ordinance No. 2028, Amending Laramie Municipal Code 5.08, 5.09, and 12.60 Related to Alcoholic Beverages.

Second Reading. (Introduced by O'Doherty)
[Bartholomew, CC]
18.

Public Comments

(Please observe the time limit of three (3) minutes per speaker.)
19.

Consideration of future Council work session topics

20.

Adjournment