agenda
 city of laramie, wyoming
 city council regular meeting
CITY HALL, COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 406 IVINSON AVE
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 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: Small Business Saturday

6.A.ii.

PROCLAMATION: Laramie Apprenticeship Week

6.B.

PUBLIC HEARING

6.C.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

6.C.i.

Monthly Staff Recognition

  • Laramie Jubilee Days Crew 
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 November 2, 2021

Action:  
that Council approve the Minutes of the following City Council meetings: the Regular Meeting of November 2, 2021, and have them placed on file for public inspection.
[Bartholomew, CC]

Documents:
  1. Minutes 11-2-21.pdf
9.B.

MINUTES: Minutes from Civil Service Commission Regular Meeting on October 13, 2021

Action: 
to acknowledge receipt of the Civil Service Commission Regular Meeting on October 13, 2021.
[Bartholomew, CC]

9.C.

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

Action:  
that the Cemetery Deeds for November 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.D.

LEASE: Consideration of a lease agreement between the City of Laramie, Wyoming and Four “G” Enterprises of Laramie, Wyoming for Laramie River Greenbelt Access.

Action:
that Council approve the lease agreement between the City of Laramie, Wyoming and Four “G” Enterprises of Laramie, Wyoming for Laramie River Greenbelt Access in an amount not to exceed $950.00 and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign.
[Feezer, ACM]


9.E.

CONTRACT AMENDMENT: Consideration Amendment No. 1 to the Contract for the Sale and Purchase of Real Property described as Parcel 1, Block 1 Revised Turner Tract Addition between the City of Laramie, Wyoming and The Encore Partners, LLC.

Action:
that council approve amendment no. 1 to the contract for the sale and purchase of real property described as Parcel 1, Block 1 Revised Turner Tract Addition between the City of Laramie, Wyoming and The Encore Partners, LLC, and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign.
[Feezer, ACM/Teini, Planning Manager]

9.F.

PURCHASE AGREEEMENT: Purchase of Real Property for the Wyoming Avenue and West Laramie Storm Drainage Project

Action:
I move to approve the agreement to purchase the property located at 369 Adams Street for the construction of the Wyoming Avenue and West Laramie Storm Drainage Project for a total of $4,865.00 and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to sign.
[Webb, PW]

9.G.

AGREEMENT AMENDMENT: Amendment 1 to Professional Services Agreement for the North Side Outfall Line Design

Action:
I move to approve Amendment #1 to the North Side Outfall Line Project Professional Services Agreement with Sunrise Engineering in the amount of $34,000.00 and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to sign.
[Webb, PW]

9.H.

GRANT: Consideration of a Grant Agreement for Land and Water Conservation Funds between the State of Wyoming, Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources, Division of State Parks, Historic Sites and Trail and the City of Laramie for the Replacement of the Playground at Kiowa Park ($42,500.00).

Action:
that City Council approve the Grant Agreement for Land and Water Conservation Funds between the State of Wyoming, Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources, Division of State Parks, Historic Sites and Trail and the City of Laramie for the Replacement of the Playground at Kiowa Park in an amount not to exceed $42,500.00 and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign.
[Hunter, Parks/Feezer, ACM]

9.I.

RESOLUTION: Resolution 2021-69, Appointing Three Members 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 2021-69 appointing three members, Chris Dixon to the remainder of term expiring October 31, 2022, and Tom Mattimore and Evan Townsend to terms expiring October 31, 2024 for 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.J.

SCHEDULE MEETINGS:

that the following meeting be scheduled:
a. November 23, 2021, 6:00 pm - WORK SESSION: WRS Fire A Hearing and Bill
b. November 30, 2021, 6:00-7:30 pm - WARD MEETING: Ward Boundaries 
c. December 7, 2021. 6:30 pm - PUBLIC HEARING: Original Ordinance No. 2036, amending various sections of Title 15.10, 15.12 and 15.14 of Laramie Municipal Code regarding R2, R2M, and R3 Zoning District's Dimensional standards. 

10.

REGULAR AGENDA

11.

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

Third and Final Reading. (Introduced by Harrington)
[Teini, Planning Manager]

12.

Consideration of a Grant Agreement for Land and Water Conservation Funds between the State of Wyoming, Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources, Division of State Parks, Historic Sites and Trail and the City of Laramie for the Replacement of the Playground at Washington Park.

[Hunter, Parks/Feezer, ACM]

13.

Resolution 2021-70, Approving the Distribution and Publication of a Notice of Intention to Issue and Sell General Obligations Bonds, Series 2021, to be issued by the City of Laramie in the Principal Amount not to exceed $4,135,000

[Brown, COO]

14.

Original Ordinance No. 2033, Amending LMC Chapter 15.24 Adopting the 2021 International Code Series and Updating Language to Conform to International Code Series

First Reading and Introduction.
[Feezer, ACM; Clarice Hoff, Code Admin/Johnson, Fire Prevention]

15.

Resolution 2021-71, Budget Amendments for FY 2020-21

[Wade, ASDD]

16.

Resolution 2021-72, Budget Amendments for FY 2021-22

[Wade, ASDD]

17.

Original Ordinance No. 2034, Amending Chapters 13.44.010 and 13.44.030 of the Laramie Municipal Code to Regulate Water Rates in the City of Laramie

Introduction and First Reading.
[Brown, COO]

18.

Original Ordinance No. 2035, amending Chapter 13.48 of the Laramie Municipal Code to Regulate Wastewater Rates in the City of Laramie

Introduction and First Reading.
[Brown, COO]

19.

Original Ordinance No. 2036, amending sections 15.10, 15.12 and 15.14 as a best practice approach to updating codes to address housing affordability in the community

Introduction and First Reading.
[Teini, Planning Manager]

20.

Public Comments

(Please observe the time limit of three (3) minutes per speaker.)
21.

Consideration of future Council work session topics

22.

Adjournment