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1. Call to order
A. Call to order - Council President Valerie M.A. Nicholas
B. Roll call - Clerk Kimberley A. Rau, MMC
A. Approval of Minutes of the Twenty First Meeting of Monday, December 14, 2020 - Regular
B. Approval of Minutes of the Closed Session on Monday, December 14, 2020.
C. Approval of Minutes of the Twenty-Second Meeting on Monday, December 21, 2020 - Special
3. Report of the Mayor and City Council
A. Reporting on various community events, meetings and announcements.
4. General Public Hearing
A. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic the City of Laurel will be holding virtual meetings. The public is asked to submit written testimony on agenda items to the Laurel City Clerk at [email protected] by 2:00 p.m. on meeting days and to register for the Zoom meeting information.
A. Consideration of Bid Recommendation- Incode 10 System Upgrade
A. Fourth public hearing with possible action on Ordinance No. 1964, an ordinance amending the City of Laurel Code, Election Laws.
B. Fourth public hearing with possible action on Charter Resolution No. 172, a resolution amending the Charter of the City of Laurel Election Laws.
C. Second public hearing with possible action on Charter Resolution No. 173 a resolution amending the Charter of the City of Laurel, Maryland by Amending Article 400, Administration, and Specifically, Amending Section 401, City Administrator; Amending Section 403, Deputy City Administrator; Amending Section 410-Director of Budget and Personnel Services; Amending Section 440, Police Chief; Adding New Section 467, Director of the Department of Communications; and Adding New Section 468, Director of the Department of Information Technology- Chief Information Officer (CIO).
D. Introduction and first public hearing on Ordinance No. 1966 Text Amendment No. 257-An Ordinance Of The Mayor And City Council Of Laurel, Maryland Amending Laurel City Code, Chapter 20 "Land Development And Subdivision Regulations,” Article I “Zoning,” §20-1.7 “Definitions” To Update The Definitions For Various Terms Used In Chapter 20; §20-6.15 “Area, Yard, And Height Regulations”; §20-6.16 “Schedule Of Area, Yard, And Height Regulations For Residential Uses”; §20-6.23 “Accessory Structures; Bulk Regulations”; §20-7.8 “Table Of Commercial Uses”; §20-9.5 “Table Of Industrial Uses”; §20-12.3 “Table Of Mixed Use – Transportation Oriented Uses”; §20-12.5 “Site Plans”; §20-17.1 “Purpose & Scope”; §20-17.2 “Definitions”; §20-17.3 “General Provisions”; §20-17.4 “Regulation By Zones” §20-17.5 “Legal Nonconformity; Maintenance And Repair”; §20-17.6 “Construction Specifications”; §20-18.2 “Nonconforming Billboards”; §20-20.5 “Fences And Walls”; §20-22.53 “Liquor Stores”; §20-22.72 “Licensed Premises Of Licensed Dispensaries.”; §20-29.10 “Mandatory Dedication Or Fee-In-Lieu Of Open Space”; And Providing For An Effective Date.
E. Introduction and first public hearing on Ordinance No. 1968, an Ordinance Of The Mayor and City Council of Laurel, Maryland To Amend Chapter 2 “Administration”, Article I Entitled “In General”, Section 2-3 Entitled "City And Police Seal", Of The Laurel City Code To Add “All City Department Logos And Official City Branding Logos” To The Section Title And Require Written Permission Of The Mayor To Use The City Or Police Seal Or All City Department Logos And Official City Branding Logos For Non-City Related Use.