Mayor and City Council Meeting
Monday, January 25, 2021 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm


1. Call to order

A. Call to order - Council President Valerie M.A. Nicholas

B. Roll call - Clerk Kimberley A. Rau, MMC

2. Minutes

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 of Monday, December 21, 2020 - Special

D. Approval of Minutes of the Work Session on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - Regular

E. Approval of Minutes of the Twenty-Third Meeting of Monday, January 11, 2021 - Regular

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.

5. Legislation

A. Second public hearing with possible action 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.

B. Second public hearing with possible action 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.

6. Adjournment