1. Call to order
A. Call to order - Council President Keith R. Sydnor
B. Roll call - Clerk Kimberley A. Rau, MMC
A. Approval of Minutes of the Nineteenth Meeting of Monday, November 9, 2020 - Regular
3. Report of the Mayor and City Council
A. Reporting on various community events, meetings and announcements.
4. Mayoral Appointments
A. Mayoral Appointment of Wwayne Dzwonchyk, Emergency Services Commission; Shirley Bell, Youth Services Commission; Gayle Snyder, Board of Appeals; Fred Smalls, Board of Appeals and Mike Kirk, Emergency Services 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.
A. Second public hearing with possible action on Resolution No. 17-20, a resolution of the Mayor and City Council of Laurel, Maryland to adopt the 2020 FEMA Region III Patuxent River Flood Study as the City's Official Flood Study.
B. Second public hearing with possible action on Ordinance No. 1961, an ordinance to amend the General Operating Budget and Capital Improvement Program of the Mayor and City Council of Laurel, Maryland, for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.
C. Second public hearing with possible action on Ordinance No. 1962, an ordinance of the Mayor and City Council of Laurel, Maryland to amend Chapter 11 Planning and Development, Article III "Affordable Housing Program" of the Laurel City Code; and providing an effective date.
D. Second public hearing with possible action on Ordinance No. 1963, an ordinance of the Mayor and City Council of Laurel, Maryland, to amend the Laurel City Code, Article I, In General, Sec. 2-1 - Legal Holidays, to change Columbus Day Holiday to "Indigenous Peoples' Day".
E. Second public hearing on Ordinance No. 1964, an ordinance amending the City of Laurel Code, Election Laws.
F. Second public hearing on Charter Resolution No. 172, a resolution amending the Charter of the City of Laurel Election Laws.
7. Election of Council President
A. Election of Council President
8. Closed Session
A. The Mayor and City Council may adjourn to Closed Session. The reason for the Closed Session is to consider the acquisition of real property for a public purpose and matters directly related to the acquisition, and 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) (3) and (7).