Closed Session Public Notices
CLOSED SESSION PUBLIC NOTICE- APRIL 10, 2023 MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL MEETING
The Mayor and City Council of Laurel will adjourn to a Closed Session on Monday, April 10, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. The reason for adjournment 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).
Sara A. Green, CMC
Charter Resolutions- Public Notices
Charter Resolution No. 179
Notice is hereby given that the Mayor and City Council of Laurel, Maryland, a Maryland municipal corporation, will be considering a proposed amendment to the City of Laurel Charter titled:
A CHARTER RESOLUTION OF THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF LAUREL AMENDING ARTICLE 300 “GOVERNMENT” OF THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF LAUREL TO AMEND SECTION 357 TO ALLOW FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING FOR CERTAIN EMPLOYEES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS.
A full copy of the proposed Charter Resolution is available on the City of Laurel website https://www.cityoflaurel.org/clerk/notices/public-notice or request a copy from the City Clerk’s Office at 301-725-5300 Ext. 2121 or [email protected]
The Mayor and City Council held an introduction and first public hearing on the proposed Charter Amendment on Monday, May 8, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. via Zoom.
A second public hearing with possible action is tentatively scheduled for Monday, May 22, 2023 in the Council Chambers at the Laurel Municipal Center, 8103 Sandy Spring Road, Laurel, Maryland 20707. Additional public hearings may be held by the Mayor and City Council before and/or after the above date. Written documents may be either presented at those hearings or sent to Sara A. Green, City Clerk, 8103 Sandy Spring Road, Laurel, Maryland 20707.
Charter Resolution No. 177
Notice is hereby given that the Mayor and City Council of Laurel, Maryland, a Maryland municipal corporation approved Charter Amendment No. 177 on March 27, 2023 amended Article 400 of the City of Laurel Charter to add Section. 469, to be entitled, “Director of the Department of Community Resources and Emergency Management,” as follows:
Section. 469.Director of the Department of Community Resources and Emergency.
(a)There shall be a Director of the Department of Community Resources and Emergency Management that will also serve as the emergency manager appointed by the Mayor, subject to the confirmation of the City Council. His or her compensation shall be determined by the operating budget. The director of the Department of Community Resources and Emergency Management shall serve at the pleasure of the Mayor and shall devote his or her full time and attention to the duties and responsibilities of this office.
(b)The Director of the Department of Community Resources and Emergency Management shall be responsible, under the direction of the City Administrator, for organizing, supervising, and administering that department, including any specific duties and responsibilities as directed by the Mayor and City Council.
The date of adoption of this Charter Resolution is the 27th day of March, 2023, and that the amendment to the Charter of the City as herein adopted, shall be and become effective on the 16th day of May, 2023 unless on or before the 6th day of May, 2023, a Petition for Referendum on this Charter Resolution is filed in writing with the Mayor or City Administrator, pursuant to the provision of Title 4, Subtitle 3 of the Local Government Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland.
A full copy of the Charter Resolution is on display in the main lobby of the Laurel Municipal Center located at 8103 Sandy Spring Road Laurel, Maryland 20707, is available at the end of this page or can be requested by contacting he City Clerk’s Office at 301-725-5300 Ext. 2121 or [email protected].