1. Call to order
A. Call to order - Council President Valerie M.A. Nicholas
B. Roll call - Clerk Kimberley A. Rau, MMC
3. Report of the Mayor and City Council
A. Reporting on various community events, meetings and announcements.
4. 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.
5. Public Hearing on the Constant Yield Tax Rate (CYTR).
A. Public hearing on the intention to raise the tax rate above the Constant Yield Tax Rate (CYTR).
A. Second public hearing with possible action on Resolution No. 4-21, a resolution of the Mayor and City Council of Laurel, Maryland for the purpose of the City of Laurel Program for Public Information Aimed at the Community Rating System (CRS).
B. Second public hearing with possible action on Ordinance No. 1972, an ordinance of the Mayor and City Council of Laurel, Maryland authorizing and providing for the issuance of the City’s General Obligation Term Note (Series 2021) in the principal amount not to exceed $1,592,428 to refinance the City’s General Obligation Term Notes, Series 2016a and Series 2016b; providing that such notes shall be issued upon the full faith and credit of the City; providing for the levy of annual taxes upon all assessable property within the City to pay the Debt Service on such notes; providing for the form, interest rate, maturity date and other provisions of such notes; and for related purposes; and providing an effective date.
C. Second public hearing with possible action on Ordinance No. 1971, 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, 2021 through June 30, 2022 and to levy property taxes; and to authorize the collection of such taxes.