City Council Meeting Recap
July 5, 2022
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OPENING OF REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING
APPROVED 5-0: CONSENT AGENDA
* June 21, 2022, City Council Meeting Minutes
* June 27, 2022, City Council Workshop Summary
* Amendment to the Intergovernmental Agreement / Boulder County Area Agency on Aging
City Council was presented with the Sustainability Division’s accomplishments and responsibilities over the last six months and information on upcoming 2022 projects, policies, and events.
Items Related to the Collective Bargaining Agreement
APPROVED 5-0: Resolution No. 2022-39 / 2023-2025 Fire Collective Bargaining Agreement
APPROVED 5-0: Ordinance No. 25, Series 2022 / Amending the 30-Day Limit
The City and International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local 4620 successfully reached an agreement for a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) that covers the period of January 1, 2023, through December 31, 2025. The contract was presented to City Council for formal adoption.
APPROVED 5-0: Resolution No. 2022-38 / First Amendment to 104th St. Connector Trail
This Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) outlines partners’ Boulder County, City of Louisville, and City of Lafayette obligations for the design and construction of a Transportation Improvement Project (TIPS) Grant. The project is for the design and construction of a two-mile connector trail between Rock Creek and Coal Creek, providing Lafayette residents safe off-road access to both regional trail systems, and creating a ten-mile loop.
APPROVED 5-0: Resolution No. 2022-40 / 2022-2027 Boulder Hazard Mitigation Plan
Every five years the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) requires counties to prepare a comprehensive Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP) compliant with FEMA and State rules. This updated plan was produced by the Boulder County Office of Disaster Management (ODM) with help from a third-party consultant. Each municipality within Boulder County has an annex in the plan with specific goals and areas of improvement that augment the overall plan. View the plan at https://assets.boulderoem.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/hazard-mitigation-plan.pdf
Planning Commission Appointments
Council appointed Dahvi Wilson and Frank Phillips to the Planning Commission to serve four-year terms ending June 30, 2026.
Deputy City Administrator's Report:
We enjoyed a successful Fourth of July event with an estimated 2,000 attendees. Thanks to the community for following fireworks regulations. Emergency Responders received under 50 calls for service as compared to over 113 in 2021.
Councilor MedranoMayor Pro Tem Wong
- Met with Rep. Bernett and discussed the new Office of Climate Preparedness.
- Thanks to Police, Fire, the Chamber, and other staff who helped and organized the July 4th event.
- Attended the Chamber awards event where local businesses were recognized for their assistance with the Marshall Fire.