GR LOGO         CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
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I.
7:00PM

Call to Order: January 21, 2020 Council

II.

Pledge of Allegiance

III.

Approval of Agenda

IV.

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.
V.

Board and Committee Appointments

A.

Reappointment of JaNell Hunter to the Joint Powers Water Board


JaNell Hunter was appointed to fulfill the term of Jane Fillmore and the term ends February 29, 2020. JaNell wishes to continue to serve on the Joint Powers Water Board for her first complete term. The Mayor recommends JaNell Hunter to a (3) three-year term beginning March 1, 2020 and ending February 28, 2023.

Suggested Motion: I move to confirm the Mayor's reappointment of JaNell Hunter to the Joint Powers Water Board for a (3) three-year term beginning March 1, 2020 and ending February 28, 2023.
VI.

Ordinances

A.

Consideration on Third and Final Reading an Ordinance Amending Chapter 18, Section 18-88 and 18-92 Smoking Prohibited


The City Prosecutor and the GRPD are recommending the amendment to this ordinance for consistency in definition and to address the growing usage and concerns with vaporizing pens and electronic cigarettes, etc.
 
Suggested Motion to Un-Table: I move to un-table the consideration on third and final reading amendments to Chapter 18, Section 18-88 and 18-92 of the City of Green River Code of Ordinances.

Suggested Motion to Consider: I move to consider on third and final reading amendments to Chapter 18, Section 18-88 and 18-92 of the City of Green River Code of Ordinances.

Suggested Motion: I move to approve on third and final reading the amendments to Chapter 18, Section 18-88 and 18-92 of the City of Green River Code of Ordinances.
VII.

Resolutions

A.

Consideration of a Resolution in Support of the Mission of the Sweetwater Economics Development Coalition (SEDC)


The City of Green River recognizes the need to promote, stimulate and create a strong economic climate in Sweetwater County. The City has entered into an MOU with the SEDC to support its mission to stimulate a diversified and strong economic climate in Sweetwater County through recruitment of new businesses, making readily available assistance, actively developing and pursuing resources to support the sustainability of the Sweetwater County Economic environment. 

Suggested Motion: I move to approve the resolution to support the mission of the Sweetwater Economic Development Coalition (SEDC) in conjunction with Sweetwater County and the City of Rock Springs.
VIII.

Council Action Items

A.

Consideration of a Contract for a Feasibility Study for a Second Grocery Store


The URA/Main Street Agency has received a Technical Assistance Grant from Wyoming Main Street, in the amount of $8,080 for the purpose of obtaining a feasibility study regarding the development of a second grocery store to be located downtown. The remaining $2,020 will be provided by Wild Sage Market as the required cash match for the grant.

Suggested Motion:  I move to approve the Contract with Columinate, in the amount not to exceed $10,100, for a feasibility study.
B.

Consideration of an MOU between the Wyoming Business Council, the City of Green River, and the Green River URA/Main Street Agency


The Wyoming Business Council requires a signed Memorandum of Understanding for the provision of services to the local program by Wyoming Main Street. The MOU outlines the responsibilities of the Wyoming Business Council, the City of Green River and the Green River URA/Main Street Agency.

Suggested Motion: I move to authorize Mayor Rust to sign the Memorandum of Understanding between the Wyoming Business Council, the City of Green River and Green River URA/Main Street.

IX.

Consent Agenda

A.

Approval of an Agreement with Family Dynamics Counseling Inc for Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Services and Emergency Responder Educational Training

Suggested Motion: I move to approve the FY20 Employee Assistance Program Agreement with Family Dynamics Counseling, Inc. and authorize the Mayor to sign said agreement.

B.

Issuance of a Catering Permit to China Garden, Inc.


Suggested Motion: I move to approve the issuance of a catering permit to China Garden Inc. to cater alcoholic beverages at the Green River Chapter of Ducks Unlimited Banquet on Saturday, February 15, 2020, from 3 pm until 11 pm, at the Island Pavilion.
C.

Approval of Minutes for:

C.i.

December 17, 2019 Council

C.ii.

December 30, 2019 Special Council

C.iii.

January 7, 2020 Council

C.iv.

January 14, 2020 Council Workshop

D.

Approval of Payment of Bills:

D.i.

Prepaid Invoices - $288,435.37

D.ii.

Outstanding Invoices - $270,357.28

D.iii.

Payroll Expenditures - $340,161.05

D.iv.

Preauthorization Payments - $1,065,000.00

X.

City Administrator's Report

XI.

City Attorney's Report

XII.

Mayor and Council Board Updates & Reports

XIII.

Executive Session

XIV.

Adjournment