agenda
 city of laramie, wyoming
 city council regular meeting
CITY HALL, COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 406 IVINSON AVE
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 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: City of Laramie Arbor Day Celebration

6.B.

PUBLIC HEARING

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 August 24 and August 17, 2021

Action:  
that Council approve the Minutes of the following City Council meetings: the Special Meeting of August 24, 2021 and the Regular Meeting of August 17, 2021,  and have them placed on file for public inspection.
[Bartholomew, CC]

9.B.

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

Action:  
that the Cemetery Deeds for August 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: August 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 September. These expenditures are to be paid subject to audit by the City of Laramie Finance Department.  
[Brown, COO]

9.D.

CONTRACT: Consideration of award of contract between the City of Laramie, Wyoming, and Steiner Thuesen PLLC, Billings, Montana for the design of a columbarium system to be placed within the Greenhill Cemetery.

Action:
that Council approve the contract between the City of Laramie, Wyoming, and Steiner Thuesen PLLC, Billings, Montana for the design of a Columbarium system to be placed within Greenhill Cemetery and authorize the City Manager and City Clerk to sign.
[Feezer, ACM/Hunter, Parks]

9.E.

MOU: Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Laramie and Bittersweet Group, LLC regarding Development at 2000 S 15th Street

Action:
to approve the Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Laramie and Bittersweet Group, LLC regarding Development at 2000 S 15th Street, Authorizing the Mayor and Clerk to sign.
[Teini, Planning Manager]

9.F.

RESOLUTION: Resolution 2021-60, appointing one member to the Planning Commission/Board of Adjustment/Board of Appeals/Solar Board of Review for the City of Laramie, Wyoming.

Action:
to approve City Council Resolution 2021-60 appointing one member, Micah Richardson, 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.G.

LICENSE: New Vehicle for Hire License for Poke Ride, LLC dba Poke Ride

Action:
That Council approve the New Vehicle for Hire License to Poke Ride, LLC dba Poke Ride (Owner: Jared Kasemodel and Jordan Kelley), for the period of September 8, 2021 to December 31, 2021.
[Bartholomew, CC]

9.H.

LEASE: Surface Lease to the State of Wyoming Board of Land Commissioners on the Monolith Ranch

Action:
I move to approve the Surface Lessee Notification and Comment Form as the City is the surface lessee to the State of Wyoming Board of Land Commissioners under lease no. GRZ-1-8298 on the Monolith Ranch allowing a Carbon Power and Light distribution power line across said State lease and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to Sign.
[Jordan, CM]

9.I.

LICENSE: Temporary Use of Retail Liquor License No. #4 Hensley Property Holdings LLC dba Roxie’s on Grand on September 11, 2021 at 27 Thunder Ridge Road in Albany County, WY.

Action:
That City Council approve temporary use of City of Laramie Liquor License #4 Hensley Property Holdings LLC dba Roxie’s on Grand on September 11, 2021 at 27 Thunder Ridge Road in Albany County, WY, for use at Gopher Gold & Whiskey/ Wine Tasting Fundraiser from 11:00 am to 12:00 am.
[Bartholomew, CC]

9.J.

SCHEDULE MEETINGS:

that the following meeting be scheduled:
a. September 14, 2021, 6:00 pm – WORK SESSION: Trailer and RV Regulations for Parking on Streets
b. September 28, 2021, 6:00 pm – WORK SESSION: ARE (Alliance for Renewable Energy) Presentation
c. September 28, 2021, 6:00 pm – WORK SESSION: AEM Phase 2-Telephone Canyon Project
d. October 12, 2021, 6:00 pm – WORK SESSION: UW President University Update
e. October 12, 2021, 6:00 pm – WORK SESSION: ASUW President Student Update
f. November 9, 2021, 6:00 pm – WORK SESSION: Water and Sewer Cost of Service and Proposed Rates for FY22 & FY23

10.

REGULAR AGENDA

11.

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

[Jordan, CM]

12.

Public Comments

(Please observe the time limit of three (3) minutes per speaker.)
13.

Consideration of future Council work session topics

14.

Adjournment