GR LOGO         CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
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I.
7:00PM

Call to Order: July 7, 2020 Council

II.

Pledge of Allegiance

III.

Approval of Agenda

IV.

Presentations

A.

EMPLOYEE SERVICE RECOGNITION FOR RETIREE JEFF SCHUMACHER

V.

Citizen Requests and Other Communications

Now is the appropriate time for citizens in the audience to be recognized and to speak on items both on the agenda and of general concern for them as citizens of Green River. There will be a limit of three (3) minutes for each individual and five (5) minutes for a group spokesperson. No speaker shall speak more than twice on any issue.
VI.

Public Hearing

A.

Public Hearing for a New Retail Liquor License Application from Budy, Inc., dba Mast Lounge


The purpose of this hearing is to give the public the opportunity to voice any comments or concerns regarding the issuance of this retail liquor license to said applicant.
B.

Public Hearing for a New Retail Liquor License Application from Jo L. Curry, dba The Buck'n Bar


The purpose of this hearing is to give the public a chance to voice any comments or concerns regarding the issuance of this retail liquor license to said applicant. 
VII.

Board and Committee Appointments

A.

Appointment of Michele Schmidt to the Planning & Zoning Commission


Michele Schmidt has been a resident of Green River for the past 13 years.  She worked for Plan One Architects in Rock Springs as an Architectural Intern and Project Manger.  Skill set as Project Manager includes Code Compliance for State and local Jurisdictions throughout the process of design and construction. The Mayor recommends the appointment of Michele Schmidt to fill the vacancy of Joe Killpack that expired March 31, 2020 .

Suggested Motion:  I move to confirm the Mayor's appointment of Michele Schmidt to the Planning & Zoning Commission Board beginning April 1, 2020 and expiring April 30, 2022.
VIII.

Resolutions

A.

Consideration of a Resolution Authorizing the Submission of a Grant Application to WYDOT for the WYDOT Transportation Alternatives Program


The Parks and Recreation Department, along with the Engineering Division of Public Works, seeks authorization to submit an application for a WYDOT Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) Grant for replacing the concrete pathway at Riverside Memorial Park and adding pathway lighting. The project would replace a .42 mile loop of concrete pathway that is in poor condition and add lighting, a long time goal of the Council.

Suggested Motion: I move to approve the Resolution authorizing the submission of an grant application to WYDOT for the WYDOT Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) for the replacement of the concrete pathway and the addition of lighting at the Riverside Memorial Park.  
IX.

Council Action Items

A.

Consideration to Approve a New Retail Liquor License Application from Budy, Inc., dba Mast Lounge


Budy, Inc., dba Mast Lounge applied for a new liquor license on June 3, 2020. The application was sent to the State on June 10, 2020 and approved by the State on June 26, 2020. The Public Hearing was advertised on 06/17/20 & 06/24/20. The final step is to approve the new license.

Suggested Motion: I move to approve the Retail Liquor License application for Budy, Inc., dba Mast Lounge for the term beginning July 8, 2020 and ending March 31, 2021.
B.

Consideration to Approve a New Retail Liquor License Application from Jo L. Curry; dba The Buck'n Bar


Jo L. Curry; dba The Buck'n Bar applied for a new Retail Liquor License ON June 18, 2020. The application was sent to the State on June 19, 2020 and has been approved. The Public Hearing was advertised on June 24, 2020 & July 1, 2020. The final step is to approve the new license.

Suggested Motion: I move to approve the retail liquor license for Jo. L. Curry; dba The Buck'n Bar for the term beginning July 8, 2020 and ending March 31, 2021, pending legal approval. 
C.

Consideration of a Contract with Wyoming Department of Health for Epidemiological Surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 in Wastewater

The Wyoming Department of Health and the City of Green River Wastewater Treatment Plant will enter into a Contract in order to facilitate wide-scale epidemiological surveillance of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in wastewater. The primary objective of this is to provide the Governor, State Health Officer, County Health Officers and local officials the most granular data possible on the pandemic. This has the potential to inform policy action going forward and help communities understand the level of risk they are facing.

Suggested Motion: I move to authorize the Mayor to sign the Contract between the Wyoming Department of Health and the City of Green River Wastewater Treatment Plant for coronavirus 2 surveillance in wastewater.

X.

Consent Agenda

A.

Approval of an Emergency Insect Management Program Grant Agreement with the Wyoming Department of Agriculture for the City's Mosquito Control Program


Suggested Motion: I move to approve and accept the Emergency Insect Management Program Grant (WEIMP) Agreement with the Wyoming Department of Agriculture, in the amount of $5,000, pending legal approval.
B.

Approval of a Memorandum of Understanding with the County for the Impact Assistance Funds


Suggested Motion: I move to approve the revised MOU with the County, the City of Rock Springs and the City of Green River for Impact Assistance Funds, pending legal approval.
C.

Approval of an Addendum to the Joint Powers Telecom Board Agreement with the Cities of Rock Springs and Green River


Suggested Motion: I move to approve lease Addendum #2 with the Joint Powers Telecom Board for the Cities of Rock Springs and Green River and authorize the Mayor to sign the addendum.  
D.

Approval of the Lease Agreement with the White Mountain Archery Club for use of the FMC Red Barn


Suggested Motion: I move to enter into a three-year lease agreement with the White Mountain Archery Club for use of the FMC Red Barn.
E.

APPROVAL OF THE WORLD'S LARGEST SWIMMING LESSON HOST FACILITY LIABILITY AND PUBLICITY RELEASE

Suggested Motion: I move to approve the 2020 World's Largest Swimming Lesson Host Facility and Publicity Release for the Green River Recreation Center.

F.

Approval to Transfer Wild Horse Saloon, Inc., dba The Hitching Post Restaurant & Saloon Liquor License


Suggested Motion: I move to approve the transfer of the Wild Horse Saloon, Inc., dba The Hitching Post Restaurant & Saloon liquor license to cater a wedding on August 1, 2020, from 4 pm until midnight, at the Freight Station in Rock Springs, pending approval by the Rock Springs City Council. 
G.

Horse Corral Lease Agreement with Dean Ann Knezovich

          
Suggested Motion: I move to enter into a lease agreement with Dean Ann Knezovich for horse corral space(s) 58.
Documents:
  1. HORSE CORRAL KN.pdf
H.

Horse Corral Lease Agreement with Shawnya Mitchell

      
Suggested Motion: I move to enter into a lease agreement with Shawnya Mitchell for horse corral space(s) 64.    
I.

Approval of Minutes for:

I.i.

June 9, 2020 Council Workshop

I.ii.

June 16, 2020 Council

J.

Approval of the Payment of Bills:

J.i.

Prepaid Invoices - $244,914.22

J.ii.

Outstanding Invoices - $564,355.03

J.iii.

Payroll Expenditures - $670,816.84

Documents:
  1. 7-7-20 Payroll.pdf
J.iv.

Preauthorization Payments - $1,065,450.00

XI.

City Administrator's Report

XII.

City Attorney's Report

XIII.

Mayor and Council Board Updates & Reports

XIV.

Executive Session

A.

Executive Session to Discuss Personnel

XV.

Adjournment