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The original item was published from 10/19/2021 12:45:00 PM to 10/22/2021 10:00:06 PM.

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Town of Jackson

Posted on: October 19, 2021




The Town Council met 2 times on Monday, October 18: a Special Workshop and a Regular Meeting.  Both of these meetings were open to the public and have been recorded for viewing on the Town's website. The following is a report on actions at these meetings.

Special Workshop
Via Zoom

  • The Mayor introduced new employees Karl Meyer, Brian McCabe, Bruce Abel, and Clay Wilson. 
  • Council authorized the advertisement for, and selection of an Ecosystem Administrator.

Regular Meeting
Via Zoom

  • Mayor Morton Levinson read proclamations for National Disability Awareness Month and Fall Clean-Up and Burn Week.

  • The consent calendar was approved including meeting minutes from the October 4th regular meeting, the October 11th special workshop, and the October 12th special meeting. Also on the consent calendar were disbursements, the September Municipal Court Report, ground lease with Teton County for the Exhibit Hall, a Lease Amendment to the Fairgrounds Cell Tower, an Encroachment Agreement for 580 S. Willow St., and a Lower Valley Gas Easement for 172 Center St.

  • Council approved a water sewer connection request for 10 E. Snow King Avenue.

  • Council approved the updated Council Rules & Procedures as presented, subject to amendments discussed at the meeting.

  • A request to remove an eating counter barrier at Kampai was approved by Council.

  • Council approved the transfer of a retail liquor license from Teton Gables LLC to Movieworks LLC.

  • The 2021 Rodeo Report and 2022 Rodeo dates were approved as presented.

  • Council approved the proposed text amendments to the LDRs regarding definition of family and residential occupancy requirements.

  • Resolution 21-27 Budget Amendment #1 to FY22 budget was approved.

  • Ordinance O, Text Amendment to the LDRs for the NL-5 Zoning Districts, was approved on 3rd reading and designated Ordinance #1299.

  • Ordinance Q, regarding Absence and Vacancy in elected office, was approved on 1st reading as presented.

  • Council directed staff to research adopting rules and to provide analysis of resources needed for addressing bear proofing, and to present those options by February 22, 2022.  Council discussed the Housing Supply Board, the Historical Society, Teton County School District, Parks and Recreation and the START Board.  

  • The Town Manager’s report contained information on Winter Season Housing.

Complete and detailed information regarding these items is available online at under the Agendas & Meeting button.  

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