CITY OF LACONIA - CITY COUNCIL MEETING
February 10, 2020
7:00 pm
City Hall - Armand A. Bolduc City Council Chamber



1.

CALL TO ORDER

2.

SALUTE TO THE FLAG

3.

RECORDING SECRETARY

4.

ROLL CALL

5.

STAFF IN ATTENDANCE

6.

COUNCIL PROCLAMATION

7.

ACCEPTANCE OF MINUTES FROM PREVIOUS MEETINGS

7.A.
8.

CONSENT & ACTION ITEMS

8.A.

Request from Lakes Region Sled Dog Club to waive license, vendor and loudspeaker fees for the February 14-16, 2020 Sled Dog Event

8.B.

BPS Donation

9.

CITIZEN COMMENTS FOR MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA

10.

INTERVIEWS

10.A.

John Perley - Seeking reappointment as a regular member of the Library Board of Trustees to a three-year term expiring at the end of March, 2023

10.B.

Stacy Soucy - Seeking appointment as a regular or alternate member of the Planning Board

10.C.

Jewell Fox - Seeking appointment as a regular member of the Planning Board

10.D.

Alan Oszy - Seeking appointment as a regular member of the Planning Board

10.E.

David Carleton - Seeking appointment as a regular member of the Planning Board

10.F.
11.

NOMINATIONS, APPOINTMENTS & ELECTIONS

12.

COMMUNICATIONS

13.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

13.A.

Public hearing for Resolution 2020-01, relative to authorizing the City Manager to accept and expend a grant on behalf of the City in the amount of $23,364 for the NH Department of Environmental Services Exotic Species Program Project

13.B.

Public hearing for Ordinances 2020-235-41 and 2020-235-70, to amend the Short Term Lodging Ordinance adding a Special Exception provision, to amend the fee schedule to establish a fee for Short Term Lodging and also to increase the fee for all abutter notices

14.

PRESENTATIONS

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 (Lipman (Chair), Hamel, Cheney)

16.A.i.

WOW Trail Funding

16.A.ii.

Downtown TIF Financing

16.B.

PUBLIC SAFETY (Cheney (Chair), Bownes, Lipman)

16.C.

GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS & ORDINANCES (Bownes (Chair), Felch, Cheney)

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.C.iv.

Regulation of Short Term Residential Rental Businesses

16.C.v.

Paid Parking Proposal for Downtown

16.C.vi.

Proposed Historic Overlay District

16.C.vii.

Scenic Road Motorcycle Noise Petition

16.D.

LANDS & BUILDINGS (Hamel (Chair), Haynes, Felch)

16.D.i.

Downtown parking garage

16.D.ii.

Repair & maintenance of City buildings

16.D.iii.

Perley Pond Maintenance

16.D.iv.

Plan for the DPW Compound

16.D.v.

Continuation of the discussion regarding parking in the Lakeport area

16.E.

PUBLIC WORKS (Haynes (Chair), Felch, Bownes)

16.E.i.

Retaining Wall Policy

17.

LIAISON REPORTS

18.

CITIZENS REQUESTS TO COMMENT ON CURRENT AGENDA ITEMS

19.

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT

19.A.

Financial and Operational Trends Report

20.

NEW BUSINESS

20.B.

Request for proposals for the operation and management of the Colonial Theatre

21.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

21.A.

Second reading and approval of Resolution 2020-01, relative to the NH Department of Environmental Services Exotic Species Program Project

21.C.

Support for the WOW Trail Extension

This item was tabled at the November 25, 2019 Council Meeting
21.D.

New version of a crosswalk bump out on Beacon Street West

22.

COUNCIL COMMENTS

23.

FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

23.A.

Master Plan

23.B.

Milfoil Treatment funding requests

23.C.

Sewer & Water Master Plan

23.D.

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

23.E.

Strategic Planning/Goal Setting

23.F.

WOW Trail

23.G.

Weirs Beach Restoration Project

23.H.

Fair St/Court St traffic problems and accidents

24.

Any other business that may come before the Council

25.

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.

26.

ADJOURNMENT

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