1. Call to order
A. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America - Mayor Craig A. Moe
B. Call the meeting to order - Council President Keith R. Sydnor
C. Roll call - Clerk Kimberley A. Rau, MMC
A. Approval of Minutes of the Third Meeting of January 27, 2020.
B. Approval of Minutes of the Retreat on January 4, 2020.
3. Report of the Mayor and City Council
A. Reporting on various community events, meetings and announcements.
4. General 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.
5. Swearing-In Officers of the Laurel Volunteer Fire Department
A. Swearing-in of the newly elected officers of the Laurel Volunteer Fire Department
6. Agenda Items
A. Introduction and first public hearing on Resolution No. 4-2020, a resolution of the Mayor and City Council of Laurel, Maryland Re-affirming the National Incident Management System (NIMS).
B. Introduction and first public hearing on Ordinance No. 1952, an ordinance of the Mayor and City Council of Laurel, Maryland repealing and reenacting with amendments Chapter 18, "Building and Building Regulations," of the Laurel City Code, Article I through XIII to adopt the 2018 editions of the International Building Code (IBC) to include Appendix G, State of Maryland Fire Prevention Code, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Code, the International Residential Code (IRC), the International Mechanical Code (IMC), the International Existing Building Code (IEBC), the Maryland Accessibility Code (MAC), the International Energy Conservation Code, the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code, the International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC) and the 2017 Edition of the National Electrical Code (NEC); renumbering sections and providing an effective date.
C. Introduction and first public hearing on Resolution No. 3-20, a resolution of the Mayor and City Council, Maryland for the Purpose of Approving an Agreement Between the City of Laurel and the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #11.
7. Signing Ceremony of the Agreement between the City of Laurel and the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #11
A. Officers of the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #11 and Mayor Craig A. Moe will sign the approved Agreement
8. Promotional Ceremony - Laurel Police Department