CITY OF LACONIA - CITY COUNCIL MEETING
March 26, 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.

Discussion with legislative delegation

8.

ACCEPTANCE OF MINUTES FROM PREVIOUS MEETINGS

8.A.
9.

CONSENT & ACTION ITEMS

10.

CITIZEN COMMENTS FOR MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA

11.

INTERVIEWS

12.

NOMINATIONS, APPOINTMENTS & ELECTIONS

12.A.

William Stewart - Seeking appointment to a regular member position on the Planning Board for a three-year term expiring at the end of June, 2021

12.B.

Jon Nivus - Seeking reappointment to a regular member position on the Trustees of the Trust Fund for a three-year term expiring at the end of March, 2021

13.

COMMUNICATIONS

14.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

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, Hamel, Cheney)

16.A.i.

WOW Trail Funding

16.A.ii.

Downtown TIF Financing

16.B.

PUBLIC SAFETY (Bownes, Bolduc, Lipman)

16.B.i.

Fair St/Court St traffic problems and accidents

16.C.

GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS & ORDINANCES (Bownes, Bolduc, 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.D.

LANDS & BUILDINGS (Hamel, Lipman, Haynes)

16.D.i.

Downtown parking garage

16.D.ii.

Repair & maintenance of City buildings

16.E.

PUBLIC WORKS (Bolduc, Bownes, Haynes)

16.E.i.

Driveway Cut Policy

16.E.ii.

Retaining Wall Policy

16.E.iii.

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.

Monthly Economic Development Report

19.B.

Project Updates Report

19.C.

Financial impacts for fiscal year 2019 budget

20.

NEW BUSINESS

20.A.

Celebrate Laconia request to waive licensing, special event and vendor fees for the City's 125th celebration at Opechee Park on July 7, 2018

20.B.

Request to make the Court Street no parking from Main Street to the Belmont town line

20.C.

An Assignment and Assumption of Lease between the Laconia Airport Authority and Viking Tecxhnologies Corporations

20.D.

Discussion of land lease proposal received in response to RFP No. 1801-02 re: land located off from Frank Bean Road and Route 11B

21.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

21.A.

Improvement of Union Ave/Elm Street intersection

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

23.J.

Resolution 2017-30 relative to authorizing the City Manager to apply to the State of NH DOT for a temporary use agreement in the City's name that will allow for the completion of a study concerning the different options and benefits of how to build Phase 3 of the WOW Trail and to sign all necessary documents

This item was tabled at the 11/13/17 Council Meeting
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

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