CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

May 10, 2021 at 7:00 PM

NOTICE TO READERS: City Council meeting packets are prepared several days prior to the meetings. Timely action and short discussion on agenda items is reflective of City Council's prior review of each issue with time, thought and analysis given. Many items have been previously discussed at a City Council Study Session.
PLEASE NOTE: In light of the COVID-19 public health situation and to promote social distancing, the City Council meeting will be held remotely. The City Council and community members are encouraged to listen to the meeting via the traditional webcast (www.youtube.com/user/WestminsterCO/live) or by calling 914-614-3221 and type in access code: 662-209-151. Due to these unusual circumstances, Public Comment (Section 5) and testimony for any public hearing scheduled under Section 10 can be done by emailing testimony, leaving a recorded message to be played live during the virtual meeting, or by signing up with the City Clerk's office to testify during the live virtual meeting. Comments and/or testimony are requested to be submitted to the respective email addresses or phone numbers noted below and within each public hearing agenda memorandum. If you have questions or concerns, please contact the City Clerk's Office at 303-658-2162 or cityclerk@cityofwestminster.us. We appreciate your patience during these challenging times
1.Pledge of Allegiance
2.Roll Call
3.Consideration of Minutes of Preceding Meeting
A.Minutes of April 26, 2021
4.Presentations
A.Proclamation for Mental Health Month
B.Proclamation for National Public Works Week
5.Public Comment: Submit your written testimony to PublicComment@cityofwestminster.us, call 303-706-3111, or email cityclerk@cityofwestminster.us to sign up for live testimony with your full name, address, and contact number by Noon (12 p.m.) on Monday, May 10, 2021.
A.Public Comment for May 10, 2021
6.Report of City Officials
7.City Council Comments
The "Consent Agenda" is a group of routine matters to be acted on with a single motion and vote. The Mayor will ask if any Council member wishes to remove an item for separate discussion. Items removed from the consent agenda will be considered immediately following adoption of the amended Consent Agenda.
8.Consent Agenda
A.Second Reading of Councillor's Bill No. 8 - Version 2 Amending W.M.C. 8-7-24, 8-7-25, and 8-12-16 Concerning Water Shortage or Drought and Waste of Water
B.Second Reading of Councillor's Bill 10 Re: an Amended and Restated For Sale Development Agreement with Downtown Westminster Residences, LLC for Block A-4 West, Block A-4 East, Block C-7 and a portion of Lot 2, Block A-1 in Downtown Westminster
C.Second Reading of Councillor's Bill No. 11 Re: Lease Agreement with Sanchez Range LLC for a Food Truck Park Located at West 70th Avenue and Grove Street
D.Second Reading of Councillors Bill No. 12 Re: Supplemental Appropriation of Funds for Parks and Golf purchases and lease
E.Second Reading Councillor's Bill No. 13 Authorizing Lease Financing for the City's Golf Course Irrigation System Replacements
9.Appointments and Resignations
A.Swearing In Ceremony for Mayor Anita Seitz
B.Selection of New Mayor Pro Tem and Swearing In Ceremony
10.Public Hearings and Other New Business
A.First Reading of Councillor’s Bill No. 14 Re: Amending Sections 11-2-1 and 11-4-6 of the Westminster Municipal Code to Establish Solar Energy Systems as a Permitted Use
B.Resolution No. 8 supporting the amendment of the agreement between the City of Westminster and the State Board of the Great Outdoors Colorado Trust Fund and First Reading of Councillor's Bill No. 15 re: Great Outdoors Colorado Generation Wild Grant Supplemental Appropriation for the Westy POWER-PODER Project and Authorization for Sole Source Expenditures
C.Resolution No.9 Re: Authorization of an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Colorado Department of Transportation for the Fiscal Year 2021 Westminster ATMS Detection and PTZ Cameras Project, Resolution No. 10 Re: Acceptance of Denver Regional Council of Governments Regional Transportation Operations and Technology Set-Aside Funding for the Fiscal Year 2021 Westminster ATMS Detection and PTZ Cameras Project, and First Reading of Councillor's Bill No. 16 Re: Supplemental Appropriation of Federal Grant Funds for the Fiscal Year 2021 Westminster ATMS Detection and PTZ Cameras Project
D.Resolution No. 11 Re: Authorization of an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Colorado Department of Transportation for the Fiscal Year 2021 Westminster Controllers and Switches Project, Resolution No. 12 Re: Acceptance of Denver Regional Council of Governments Regional Transportation Operations and Technology Set-Aside Funding for the Fiscal Year 2021 Westminster Controllers and Switches Project, and First Reading of Councillor's Bill No. 17 Re: Supplemental Appropriation of Federal Grant Funds for the Fiscal Year 2021 Westminster Controllers and Switches Project
E.Resolution No. 13 Re: Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Quitclaim Deed to the Westminster Economic Development Authority for a Portion of Tract D in Downtown Westminster
F.Resolution No. 14 Ordering a Recall Election on July 20, 2021
G.Authorization of Sole Source for Jaime Brower Psychological Services & Consulting, Inc. and Authorization to Apply for the Peace Officer Mental Health Support Grant Program.
H.Discussion of City’s Response to COVID-19 and Next Steps
11.Old Business and Passage of Ordinance on Second Reading
12.Miscellaneous Business and Executive Session
ACity Council
13.Adjournment
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GENERAL PUBLIC HEARING PROCEDURES ON LAND USE MATTERS

A. The meeting shall be chaired by the Mayor or designated alternate. The hearing shall be conducted to provide for a reasonable opportunity for all interested parties to express themselves, as long as the testimony or evidence being given is reasonably related to the purpose of the public hearing. The Chair has the authority to limit debate to a reasonable length of time to be equal for both positions.

B. Any person wishing to speak other than the applicant will be required to fill out a "Request to Speak or Request to have Name Entered into the Record" form indicating whether they wish to comment during the public hearing or would like to have their name recorded as having an opinion on the public hearing issue. Any person speaking may be questioned by a member of Council or by appropriate members of City Staff.

C. The Chair shall rule upon all disputed matters of procedure, unless, on motion duly made, the Chair is overruled by a majority vote of Councillors present.

D. The ordinary rules of evidence shall not apply, and Council may receive petitions, exhibits and other relevant documents without formal identification or introduction.

E. When the number of persons wishing to speak threatens to unduly prolong the hearing, the Council may establish a time limit upon each speaker.

F. City Staff enters a copy of public notice as published in newspaper; all application documents for the proposed project and a copy of any other written documents that are an appropriate part of the public hearing record;

G. The property owner or representative(s) present slides and describe the nature of the request (maximum of 10 minutes);

H. Staff presents any additional clarification necessary and states the Planning Commission recommendation;

I. All testimony is received from the audience, in support, in opposition or asking questions. All questions will be directed through the Chair who will then direct the appropriate person to respond.

J. Final comments/rebuttal received from property owner;

K. Final comments from City Staff and Staff recommendation.

L. Public hearing is closed.

M. If final action is not to be taken on the same evening as the public hearing, the Chair will advise the audience when the matter will be considered. Councillors not present at the public hearing will be allowed to vote on the matter only if they listen to the tape recording of the public hearing prior to voting.