CITY OF LACONIA - CITY COUNCIL MEETING
January 22, 2018
7:00 PM
City Hall - Conference Room 200A



1.

CALL TO ORDER

2.

SALUTE TO THE FLAG

3.

RECORDING SECRETARY

4.

ROLL CALL

5.

STAFF IN ATTENDANCE

6.

COUNCIL PROCLAMATION

7.

PRESENTATIONS

7.A.

Auditor presentation of the City of Laconia Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2017

8.

ACCEPTANCE OF MINUTES FROM PREVIOUS MEETINGS

8.A.

Regular meeting minutes of December 26, 2017

8.B.
9.

CONSENT & ACTION ITEMS

9.A.

Request from Lakes Region Sled Dog Club to waive license, vendor and loudspeaker fees for the February 16 - 18, 2018 Sled Dog event

10.

CITIZEN COMMENTS FOR MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA

11.

INTERVIEWS

11.A.

Peter Stewart - Seeking appointment to a regular member "Registered Architect" position on the Building Code Board of Appeals for a five-year term expiring at the end of March, 2023

12.

NOMINATIONS, APPOINTMENTS & ELECTIONS

13.

COMMUNICATIONS

14.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

14.A.

Public Hearing for Resolution 2018-1 regarding NH RSA 72.81, a Statewide Property Tax Exemption for Industrial Construction

15.

MAYOR'S REPORT

16.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

Items will be discussed as needed. Not all items will be brought before the full Council at this evenings meeting. 
16.A.

FINANCE

16.A.i.

WOW Trail Funding

16.A.ii.

Downtown TIF Financing

16.B.

PUBLIC SAFETY

16.B.i.

Fair St/Court St traffic problems and accidents

16.C.

GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS & ORDINANCES

16.C.i.

Review of Chapter 167, Noise and Chapter 161 Licensing as it pertains to outdoor sound equipment and loudspeakers

16.C.ii.

Ordinance Amending Chapter 221, Vehicles and Traffic/Parking on Sublawns

16.C.iii.

Procedural review of grant applications

16.D.

LANDS & BUILDINGS

16.D.i.

Downtown parking garage

16.D.ii.

Repair & maintenance of City buildings

16.E.

PUBLIC WORKS

16.E.i.

Proposal to implement City Policies for designating emergency lanes

17.

LIAISON REPORTS

18.

CITIZENS REQUESTS TO COMMENT ON CURRENT AGENDA ITEMS

19.

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT

19.A.

Financial and Operational Trends Report

19.B.

Monthly Economic Development Report

19.C.

Project Updates Report

20.

NEW BUSINESS

20.A.

Request to establish rental fees for Boardwalk and Weirs Boulevard vending spaces for Laconia Motorcycle Week 2018

20.B.

Request for setting hours of operation for food vendors and beer tents for Laconia Motorcycle Week

20.C.

Approval of the current LEOP

20.D.

Grant agreement between Laconia Municipal Airport and the New Hampshire Department of Transportation, Bureau of Aeronautics

21.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

21.A.

Resolution 2018-01 relative to NH RSA 72:82, a Statewide Property Tax Exemption for Industrial Construction

22.

COUNCIL COMMENTS

23.

FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

23.A.

Ordinance amendment relative to Chapter 167, Noise and Chapter 161, Licensing as it pertains to outdoor sound equipment and loudspeakers

This item was tabled at the meeting of 9/28/2015
23.B.

Second reading of a resolution relative to the adoption of RSA 31:95-b, Appropriation of funds made available during the year

This item was tabled at the meeting of 11/23/2015 pending the outcome of legal matters
23.C.

Master Plan

23.D.

Milfoil Treatment funding requests

23.E.

Sewer & Water Master Plan

23.F.

Single Stream Recycling/Concord Co-op/Solid Waste disposal cost reductions

23.G.

Strategic Planning/Goal Setting

23.H.

WOW Trail

23.I.

Proposal to implement City Policies for designating emergency lanes

24.

NON-PUBLIC SESSION (According to RSA 91-A:3, II)

(a)  The dismissal, promotion or compensation of any public employee, or the investigation of any charges against him, unless the employee affected (1) has a right to a meeting and (2) requests that the meeting be open, in which case the request shall be granted. 
(b)  The hiring of any person as a public employee.
(c)  Matters which, if discussed in public, would likely affect adversely the reputation of any person, other than a member of the body or agency itself, unless such person requests an open meeting.
(d)  Consideration of the acquisition, sale or lease of real or personal property which, if discussed in public, would likely benefit a party or parties whose interests are adverse to those of the general community. 
(e)  Consideration or negotiation of pending claims or litigation which has been threatened in writing or filed against the body or agency or any subdivision thereof, or against any member thereof because of his membership in such body or agency, until the claim or litigation has been fully adjudicated or otherwise settled.
(i)  Consideration of matters relating to the preparation for and the carrying out of emergency
functions including training to carry out such functions, developed by local or state safety officials that are directly intended to thwart a deliberate act that is intended to result in widespread or severe damage to property or widespread injury or loss of life.

25.

ADJOURNMENT

This meeting facility is ADA accessible. Any person with a disability who wishes to attend this public meeting and needs additional accommodations, please contact Cheryl Hebert, Meeting ADA Coordinator, at City Hall by calling (603) 527-1265 at least 72 hours in advance so that the City can make any necessary arrangements.