1. Call to order
A. Call to order - Council President Keith R. Sydnor
B. Roll call - Clerk Kimberley A. Rau, MMC
A. Fifth Meeting of February 24, 2020 - Regular
B. Sixth Meeting of March 9, 2020 - Regular
C. Seventh Meting of March 23, 2020 - Regular
D. Budget Work Session April 27, 2020 - Special
E. Eighth Meeting of April 27, 2020 - Regular
F. Ninth Meeting of May 4, 2020 - Special
G. Budget Work Session on May 4, 2020 - Special
3. Report of the Mayor and City Council
A. Reporting on various community events, meetings and announcements.
4. Mayoral Appointments
A. Mayoral Appointment of Dennis Whitley, III, Esquire to the Ethics Commission; Chae Reid to the Arts Council and the reappointment of Mitzi Betman to the Planning Commission.
5. General Public Hearing
A. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic the City of Laurel will be holding virtual meetings. The public is asked to submit written testimony on agenda items to the Laurel City Clerk at [email protected] by 2:00 p.m. on meeting days and to register for the Zoom meeting information.
6. Bid Recommendations
A. Bid Recommendation - Benefit Insurance
B. Bid Recommendation - Architectural and Engineering Services Open-Ended Contract
C. Bid Recommendation - Hazard Mitigation Services Contract Extension
D. Bid Recommendation - Automatic External Defibrillators (AED) Acquisition
E. Bid Recommendation - Laurel Police Department Taser Purchase
F. Bid Recommendation - Purchase of Ammunition
G. Bid Recommendation - Fiber Construction - Right-of-Way of Cherry Lane
7. Agenda Items
A. Second public hearing with possible action on Resolution No. 15-20, a resolution of the Mayor and City Council of Laurel, Maryland to approve an amendment to the Investment Policy Statement for the City of Laurel Retirement Plans and providing an effective date.
B. Introduction and first public hearing on Resolution 16-20, a resolution of the Mayor and City Council of Laurel, Maryland to authorize the Mayor to administer the Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) as detailed in the City of Laurel CRF Spending Plan approved by Prince George’s County related to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
C. Introduction and first public hearing on Ordinance No. 1958- an ordinance of the Mayor and City Council of Laurel, Maryland to amend the City of Laurel Economic Development Program to modify the Retail Storefront Façade Improvement Program to become the Façade Improvement Program and allow Residential Properties to apply for the Grant for certain exterior improvements; and providing an effective date.
D. Introduction and first public hearing on Ordinance No. 1959, an ordinance of the Mayor and City Council of Laurel, Maryland to Amend the General Operating Budget and Capital Improvement Program of the Mayor and City Council for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020
8. Closed Session
A. The reason for adjourning to a Closed Session is to consult with counsel to obtain legal advice. The authority for this Closed Session is contained in the General Provisions Article Subsection 3-305 (b) (7).