1. Call to order
B. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America - American Heritage Girls Troop MD1208, St. Mary of the Mills Church
C. Roll call - Clerk Kimberley A. Rau, MMC
2. Approval of Minutes
A. Approval of Minutes of the Work Session on June 5, 2019.
3. Report of the Mayor and City Council
A. Reporting on various community events, meetings and announcements.
A. Mayoral appointment of Valerie Gregory to the No-Kill Animal Task Force.
5. Public Hearing
A. Members of the public are asked to sign the speakers list at the back of the Council Chambers. Council President calls the speakers from the sign in sheet. Each speaker is asked to give their name and address for the record. Each speaker is allowed three minutes to speak.
B. Public hearing on the intention to increase the tax rate above the Constant Yield Tax Rate.
A. Consideration of a recommendation to purchase technology for the Police Interview Room - Axon Enterprise Inc.
B. Consideration of a recommendation for Fleet Acquisition - One Utility Body Transit Van.
A. Third public hearing with possible action on Ordinance No. 1943, an ordinance adopting the General Operating Budget and Capital Improvement Program of the Mayor and City Council of Laurel, Maryland, for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020 and to levy property taxes; and to authorize the collection of such taxes.
B. Second public hearing on Resolution No. 6-19, a resolution to set the polling places for regular voting in the City of Laurel for the General Election on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.
C. Second public hearing on Resolution No. 7-19, a resolution to setting the polling place, dates and times for early voting in the City of Laurel for the General Election on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.
D. Introduction and first public hearing on Ordinance No. 1944 (Text Amendment No. 254) An Ordinance to amend the City of Laurel, Maryland Unified Land Development Code, Chapter 20, Article I, Zoning, Division 1, Definitions, Section 20-1.7, and Division 9, "Exceptions and Supplements to Regulations", Section 20-20.5 "Fences and Walls" to Allow Electric Security Fences in the Industrial General (IG) and Industrial Commercial Services (ICS) Zones of the City of Laurel, Maryland; and provide an effective date.
E. Introduction and first public hearing on Ordinance No. 1945 (Text Amendment No. 255) An Ordinance to Amend the City of Laurel, Maryland Unified Land Development Code; Chapter 20 Land Development and Subdivision, Article I Zoning, Division 1, Definitions, Section 20-1.7., Division 6 Parking and Loading Facilities, Section 20-16.10., Division 14 Design Guidelines for Historic District Commission, Section 20-26.15., Driveways and Parking Pads and Providing an effective date.