For your information, the following is an overview of the Town Council’s actions taken at yesterday’s special JIM, workshop, and regular meeting.
SPECIAL JOINT INFORMATION MEETING
- The Council and Commission conducted joint interviews and made appointments to the Energy Conservation Works and Travel and Tourism Board related to seats expiring June 30th.
TOWN COUNCIL WORKSHOP
- The Council discussed a new ombudsman position that would reside in the Victim Services Department and directed staff to continue to work on the business licensing for rentals, and for staff, specifically the Police Chief and Town Attorney, to lay out the general framework for the position.
- Crosswalk and pedestrian signaling improvements were discussed at several downtown locations and staff was directed to work with WYDOT on improvements and bring back to Council.
- An extension to North King Street was discussed and staff was directed to continuing working on the extension in coordination with the Cache Drainage Tube project, possible recreation center expansion, and as informed by the parking study.
TOWN COUNCIL EVENING MEETING
- At the regular meeting, Council approved meeting minutes and disbursements and accepted the May Municipal Court Report.
- A malt beverage permit was authorized for Friends of Pathways Commuter Challenge.
- The 2018 Chip Seal Improvement Project was awarded to Evans Construction Company.
- Special Events were approved for the Tuxes & Tails Gala, Lions Club 4th of July breakfast, parking of a historic Yellowstone bus for an Electric Contractors meeting, and designating space for the Budweiser Clydesdales to be near Town Square.
- Temporary Sign Permits were approved for the Indian Arts store closing and the White Horse Social.
- The Council held a public hearing related to the adoption of the Town’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget. The budget was later adopted in the meeting by Resolution 18-14.
- Outdoor liquor service was approved for the Stillwest Brewery & Grill opening soon on Snow King Avenue.
- The Council discussed a garage parking lease with the Airport for Ride2Fly spaces and continued discussion to the July 2nd regular meeting.
- Three Planning items: Item P18-072: Subdivision Plat for 301 Hidden Hollow Drive, Item P18-081: Final Plat for 831 Upper Cache Creek Drive, and Item P18-169: Boundary Adjustment without Plat at 310 Aspen Drive were all approved by Council as presented.
- Ordinance M was approved at first reading which establishes Chapter 9.26 of the Municipal Code regarding non-discrimination.
- The Council awarded the START Mobile Ticketing / Electronic Fare System to RouteMatch and staff was directed to negotiate and bring back a contract to Council.
- Resolution 18-13 was approved which was the final amendment to the Fiscal Year 2018 budget.
- Future Council meeting dates for District 3-6 zoning, housing mitigation regulations, and Housing Department rules were discussed.
- The Town Managers report contained an update on sales and lodging tax, assistance in performing building inspections, public restroom cleaning, and providing a written notice of termination of the Agreement for Planning Services with Teton County.
Complete and detailed information regarding these items is available online at www.townofjackson.com under the Agendas & Meeting button.