CITY OF LACONIA - CITY COUNCIL MEETING
May 13, 2019
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.B.
9.

CITIZEN COMMENTS FOR MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA

10.

INTERVIEWS

10.A.

Michael DellaVecchia - Seeking reappointment as a regular member of the Planning Board for a three-year term expiring at the end of June, 2022

10.B.

Peter Stewart - Seeking reappointment as a regular member of the Lakeport TIF District Advisory Board for a three-year term expiring at the end of June, 2022

11.

NOMINATIONS, APPOINTMENTS & ELECTIONS

12.

COMMUNICATIONS

13.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

13.A.

Public Hearing for Resolution 2019-04, relative to the acceptance of personal property donated to towns and village districts per NH RSA 31:95-e

13.B.

Public Hearing for Resolution 2019-05, relative to the acceptance of unanticipated revenue in an amount of less than $10,000, outside of the adoption process of the City's annual budget, per NH RSA 31:95-b

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, Hamel, Cheney)

16.A.i.

WOW Trail Funding

16.A.ii.

Downtown TIF Financing

16.B.

PUBLIC SAFETY (Bownes, Hosmer, Lipman)

16.B.i.

Fair St/Court St traffic problems and accidents

16.C.

GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS & ORDINANCES (Bownes, Hosmer, 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.

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
16.C.v.

Regulation of Short Term Residential Rental Businesses

16.D.

LANDS & BUILDINGS (Hamel, Lipman, Haynes)

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.E.

PUBLIC WORKS (Bownes, Hosmer, Haynes)

16.E.i.

Proposal to implement City Policies for designating emergency lanes

16.E.ii.

Retaining Wall Policy

16.E.iii.

Proposed criteria to accept these roads "as-is"

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.A.

Introduction of Ordinance 2019-119-10(A)(3), amending Chapter 119, Building Construction, Article II, Adoption of Standards

20.B.

Request by Anthony Santagate for the Laconia Blues Festival to be held on September 21, 2019 from 7:00 am to 12:00 am on City park property

20.D.

Request for a building permit on an unaccepted/private road for 12 Thompson Avenue

21.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

21.A.

Second reading and approval of Resolution 2019-04, relative to the acceptance of personal property donated to towns and village districts per NH RSA 31:95-e

21.B.

Second reading and approval of Resolution 2019-05, relative to the acceptance of unanticipated revenue in an amount of less than $10,000, outside of the adoption process of the City's annual budget, per NH RSA 31:95-b

21.C.

Acceptance of 75 Bicycle Helmets

21.D.

Proposed criteria to accept these roads "as-is"

This item was tabled at the April 22, 2019 Council Meeting
21.E.

Request to make the guard rail side of Clinton Street in the vicinity of 96 Clinton Street a no parking area

This item was tabled at the April 22, 2019 Council Meeting
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

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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