agenda
city of laramie, wyoming
city council regular meeting
TUESDAY, AUGUST 17, 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: Honoring Hunger Action Month

6.A.ii.

PROCLAMATION: National Food Safety Education Month

6.A.iii.

PRESENTATION: Community Vaccination Efforts Presentation

[Councilor Cumbie]

6.B.

PUBLIC HEARING

6.C.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

6.C.i.

Monthly Staff Recognition

  • Dani Sheppard
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 28 and August 3, 2021

Action:  
that Council approve the Minutes of the following City Council meetings: the Special Meeting of July 28, 2021 and the Regular Meeting and Public Hearing of August 3, 2021,  and have them placed on file for public inspection.
[Bartholomew, CC]

9.B.

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

Action:  
that the Cemetery Deeds for August 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.C.

LICENSE: Temporary Use of Retail Liquor License No #2 High Elevation Investments dba Mulligans on September 25, 2021 in Cheyenne, Wyoming

Action:
That City Council approve temporary use of City of Laramie Liquor License #2 High Elevation Investments dba Mulligans on September 25, 2021 at Blue Federal Credit Union in Cheyenne, WY, for use at a wedding reception.
[Bartholomew, CC]

9.D.

LICENSE: Temporary Use of Retail Liquor License No. #2 High Elevation Investments dba Mulligans on August 21, 2021 at Deerwood Ranch in Albany County, WY.

Action:
That City Council approve temporary use of City of Laramie Liquor License #2 High Elevation Investments dba Mulligans on August 21, 2021 at Deerwood Ranch in Albany County, WY, for use at a wedding reception.
[Bartholomew, CC]

9.E.

AMENDMENT: Consideration of amendment number one to the agreement between the City of Laramie and Dwel, Inc. for professional design, engineering, and architectural services for the food pantry expansion at Laramie Interfaith.

Action:

that City Council approve amendment number one to the agreement between the City of Laramie and Dwel, Inc. for professional design, engineering, and architectural services for the food pantry expansion at Laramie Interfaith in the amount of $2,260.00 for a total amended agreement of $35,920 and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign.

[Feezer, ACM]

9.F.

AMENDMENT: Consideration of amendment number one to the contract between the City of Laramie and Big Huhnks Excavation, Inc. for the construction of the Scout Park Development Project.

Action:

that City Council approve amendment number one to the contract between the City of Laramie and Big Huhnks Excavation, Inc. for the construction of the Scout Park Development Project in the amount of $48,642.00 for a total amended contract of $642,683.98 and associated budget amendment of $25,000 leaving a $6,060 contingency and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign.

[Feezer, ACM/Hunter, Parks]

9.G.

MOU: Consideration of a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Laramie, Wyoming and Albany County, Wyoming for Mosquito Control Surveillance Services.

Action:

that Council approve the Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Laramie and Albany County, Wyoming for Mosquito Control Surveillance Services related to the 2021 Emergency Insect Management Grant and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign.  

[Hunter, Parks/Feezer, ACM]

9.H.

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

Third and Final Reading. (Introduced by Gabriel)
Action:
I move to approve third and final reading of Original Ordinance No. 2029 approving the Nonexclusive Franchise Agreement for Cable Services between the City of Laramie, Wyoming and Clarity Telecom, LLC, locally known as Vast Broadband and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to sign.
[Jordan, CM]

9.I.

EASEMENT: Easement Agreement with Rocky Mountain Power at the Municipal Operations Center-North Campus

Action:
move to approve the Underground Right-of-Way Easement for the Municipal Operations Center-North Campus with Rocky Mountain Power and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to sign.
[Webb, PW]

9.J.

AGREEMENT: Consideration of an agreement for professional engineering design services between the City of Laramie and Russell+Mills for Laramie Rotary Clubs Park at Grand View Heights and associated budget amendment.

Action:

that City Council approve the agreement for professional engineering design services between the City of Laramie and Russell+Mills for Laramie Rotary Clubs Park at Grand View Heights in an amount not to exceed $64,910.00 and approve the associated budget amendment of $14,910.00 and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign.

[Feezer, ACM/Hunter, Parks]

9.K.

RESOLUTION: Resolution 2021-58, reassigning the Council Liaison position on the Laramie Boards and Commissions

Action:
That Council approve Resolution 2021-58, appointing Councilor Fred Schmechel to the Local Emergency Planning Committee, Laramie Rifle Range, Laramie Beautification Committee and Urban Systems Advisory Committee and appoints Councilor Jayne Pearce to the Planning Commission/Zoning Board of Adjustment, Councilor Brian Harrington to the Laramie Regional Airport JPB, and Councilor Andrea Summerville to Laramie Chamber Business Alliance/LEDC for the remainder of the 2021/22 term as Council Liaison, and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign.
[Bartholomew, CC]

9.L.

SCHEDULE MEETINGS:

that the following meeting be scheduled:
a. August 24, 2021, 6:00 pm – WORK SESSION: Bee Keeping Regulations
b. September 7, 2021, 6:30 pm- PUBLIC HEARING: Original Ordinance No. 2030, Vacating approximately a 102,500 square foot area of right-of-way including a portion of Lewis Street, 11th Street, 12th Street and the alley within and adjacent to Block 2, University Place Addition.
c. October 26, 2021, 6:00 pm - WORK SESSION: Meet and Greet with Laramie Youth Council 

10.

REGULAR AGENDA

11.

Green Waste Grinding Services at the Laramie Landfill

[Webb, PW]

12.

Resolution 2021-56, Supporting the Wyoming Association of Municipalities (WAM) Resolution 2021-02 Related to Providing Congress and the State Legislatures the Right to Regulate Monies Raised and Spent for Political Purposes

[Bartholomew, CC]

13.

Resolution 2021-57, supporting Covid-19 vaccination efforts by authorizing contributions from unencumbered funds for the provision of vaccination incentives.

[Feezer, ACM]

14.

Submission of a FAA Airport Improvement Program (AIP) Grant Agreement for Laramie Regional Airport to Update the Airport Master Plan

[Bartholomew, CC]

15.

Original Ordinance No. 2030, vacating a portion of Lewis Street, 11th Street, 12th Street and the Alley within and adjacent to Block 2, University Place Addition

Introduction and First Reading.
[Teini, Planning Manager]

17.

Memorandum of Understanding between the County of Albany, Wyoming, The Albany County Sheriff’s Office and the City of Laramie for Housing of Municipal Inmates

[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).