City Council Meeting Recap
June 26, 2023
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OPENING OF REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING
APPROVED 4-0: CONSENT AGENDA
- June 6, 2023, City Council Meeting Minutes
- June 12, 2023, Special City Council Meeting Minutes
- Second Reading / Ordinance No. 09, Series 2023 / Amending Articles IV and VI of Chapter 80, “Parks, Open, Space, and Golf,” of the Code Pertaining to the Use of Electrical Assisted Bicycles (E-Bikes) on City-Owned Parks and Open Space
- Contract / Hanavan Pools & Spa, Inc. / LaMont Does Pool Replastering
Plastic Free July | July 2023
Board and Commission Survey Discussion
City Council directed staff to explore polling for a potential November 2023 ballot measure that would remove the requirement for a resident serving on a board or commission to be a registered voter. Staff solicited a polling proposal for Council consideration that would survey a statistically significant representation of Lafayette voters. City Council received additional input from the Human Rights Commission (HRC) and further discussed consensus to move forward with polling.
City Administrator’s Report
Council moved to reschedule the regular July 4 meeting to July 18.
Discuss August 1, 2023, National Night Out
City Council decided to wait to schedule until Councilor availability is discussed.
City Administrator Recruitment RFP schedule
June 29: Send proposals to Council.
July 10: Council to send rankings to the Mayor.
July 18: Discuss the proposals, determine an awardee, and potentially authorize the Mayor to execute a contract.
Aug. 1: Meet with the vendor if desired.
- BVSD opened an opportunity to provide Front Range Community College attendance to graduates.
Mayor Pro Tem Wong:
- The SH 119 project received the state’s largest RAISE grant ($25 million).
- July 19 is the Willoughby Corner groundbreaking.
- Mayor Pro Tem Wong requested to invite former Council members to the groundbreaking.
- Councilor Samson reported on her attendance at the CML conference.
- DRCOG had a presentation regarding an approach to housing in light of SB 23-213 and will be reaching out to staff to collect examples of work being done to support affordable housing.
- RTD is doing Zero Fare for Better Air for all of July and August. RTD’s law enforcement will work with local law enforcement to ensure stations are welcoming to riders.
- Councilor Walton encouraged staff to push out communications regarding Zero Far for Better Air.
- Senior Advisory Board is preparing revisions to their bylaws. Council requested a larger discussion regarding the purpose of SAB.