agenda
city of laramie, wyoming
 city council regular meeting 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2021, 6:30 PM
(VIA 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 pm, 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 Council Rules of Procedure and Code of Conduct 4.02 and Appendix B and C.

Written materials 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.  

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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.B.

PUBLIC HEARING

6.B.i.

PUBLIC HEARING: Original Ordinance No. 2029, Approving the Franchise Agreement for Cable TV Services Between the City of Laramie, Albany County, Wyoming and Clarity Telecom, LLC

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 July 20, 2021

Action:  
that Council approve the Minutes of the following City Council meetings: the Regular Meeting of July 20, 2021,  and have them placed on file for public inspection.
[Bartholomew, CC]

Documents:
  1. Minutes 7-20-21.pdf
9.B.

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

Action:  
that the Cemetery Deeds for July 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: July 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 August. These expenditures are to be paid subject to audit by the City of Laramie Finance Department.   

[Brown, COO]

9.D.

AGREEMENT AMENDMENT: Amendment Number Two to the Fee For Services Agreement Between the City of Laramie and the Laramie Regional Airport Joint Powers Board (LRAB)

Action:
Move to approve Amendment Number Two to the Fee for Service Agreement Between the City of Laramie, Wyoming, and the Laramie Regional Airport Board, and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign.
[Jordan, CM]

9.E.

MOU: Memorandum of Understanding Between the City of Laramie, Wyoming and the University of Wyoming for the Purpose of Providing Additional Emergency Medical Services

Action:
that Council approves the Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Laramie, Wyoming and the University of Wyoming for providing additional emergency medical services during the University of Wyoming athletic and special events as requested for the 2021-2022 season (August 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022); and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to sign.
[Johnson, Fire Chief]

9.F.

RESOLUTION: Resolution 2021-52, Appointing One (1) Member to the Traffic Safety Commission

Action:
move to approve Resolution No. 2021-52, appointing Lisa Rich to the Traffic Safety Commission and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to sign.
[Webb, PW]

9.G.

MEMBERSHIP DUES: Wyoming Association of Municipalities (WAM) Annual Membership Dues

Action: 
move to approve the renewal of Wyoming Association of Municipalities Membership for the City of Laramie in the amount of $31,446.54.
[Bartholomew, CC]


9.H.

SCHEDULE MEETINGS:

that the following meeting be scheduled:
a. August 31, 2021, 6-7:30 pm- WARD MEETINGS 


10.

REGULAR AGENDA

11.

Resolution 2021-54, accepting the donation of funds from Mr. Jerry Bucher to be used toward improvements at the Laramie Skate Park.

[Feezer, ACM]

12.

Resolution 2021-53, Appointing One City Council Member to Fill the Vacancy in Ward 1

[Bartholomew, CC]

13.

Oath of Office for New Council Member

[Bartholomew, CC]

14.

Consideration Amendment One to the Contract Between the City of Laramie, Wyoming and Dreamland LLC for the Design, Provision and Installation of New Amenities at the Skatepark in LaBonte Park.

[Hunter, Parks/Feezer, ACM]

15.

Original Ordinance No. 2029, Approving the Franchise Agreement for Cable TV Services between the City of Laramie, Albany County, Wyoming and Clarity Telecom, LLC

Second Reading. (Introduced by Gabriel)
[Jordan, CM]

16.

Memorandum of Understanding Between the County of Albany, Wyoming, and the City of Laramie, Wyoming for Technical Update of the Casper Aquifer Protection Plan and Review of Aquifer Protection Measures and Authorization of Amendment of the Fiscal Year 2021-22 Budget to Support this Effort

[Jordan, CM]

17.

Memorandum of Understanding Between the County of Albany, Wyoming, and the City of Laramie, Wyoming for Collaborative and Coordinated Growth Management Through Establishment of a Joint Growth Area Agreement and Authorization of Amendment of the Fiscal Year 2021-22 Budget to Support this Effort

[Jordan, CM]

18.

Public Comments

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

Consideration of future Council work session topics

20.

Adjourn to Executive Session regarding Land Negotiations, WY § 16-4-405(a)(vii).