Mayor and City Council Work Session
Wednesday, June 7, 2023 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm





WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 2023 (revised)

6:00 PM




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  1. Call to Order- Brencis D. Smith, Council President
  2. Cherry Lane Bikeway Concept Presentation- Department of Public Works
  3. Main Street Improvements Presentation- Department of Public Works
  4. Bid Recommendation- Van Dusen Dam Engineering- Department of Public Works
  5. Bid Recommendation- Copier Contract- Department of Information Technology
  6. Bid Recommendation- Ammunition Purchase- Laurel Police Department
  7. Bid Recommendation- Enterprise Fleet- Laurel Police Department
  8. Ordinance No. 2012- Text Amendment No. 263- An Ordinance of the Mayor and City Council of Laurel, Maryland to Amend the Unified Land Development Code, Chapter 20 "Land Development and Subdivision Regulations,” to Update the Definition Section, the Use Table in the Commercial Zone, and to Update the Special Exception Section, all to Include Personal Non-Medical Cannabis as a Special Exception Use in Certain Zones.
  9. Ordinance No. 2013- An Ordinance of the Mayor and City Council of Laurel, Maryland to Amend Laurel City Code Chapter 2, Administration, Article IV Public Ethics Sections, 2-53. “Definitions”, 2-54 “Administration”, 2-55 “Prohibited Conduct and Interests”, 2-56 “Financial Disclosure- Elected Officials, Appointed Officials, Candidates and Employees”, 2-59 “Enforcement”, and Providing for an Effective Date.
  10. Emergency Resolution- Resolution No. 8-2023- An Emergency Resolution of the Mayor and City Council of Laurel, Maryland to Oppose the United States Congress House Resolution 3557 (“H.R. 3557”), Entitled “American Broadband Act of 2023”
  11. Discussion on Ordinance No. 2008- An Ordinance of the Mayor and City Council of Laurel, Maryland to Amend Chapter 9, “Miscellaneous Provisions and Offenses,” to Modify Article X, “Disposable Plastic Bags,” to Prohibit Disposable Plastic Bags from Being Provided to Customers in Retail Establishments at the Point of Sale, and to Provide for Penalties for the Violation of this Ordinance.
  12. Adjournment


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