For your information, the following is an overview of the Town Council’s actions taken at Monday's special JIM and regular meeting.
JOINT INFORMATION MEETING - Monday, June 4, 2018
- The Council and Commission approved the selection of Fire Training Structures, LLC to provide a live fire training facility for Jackson Hole Fire/EMS.
- Budgets for the three Joint Powers Boards were discussed and approved – Energy Conservation Works, Jackson Hole Travel & Tourism Board, and Jackson Hole Airport Board.
- The Council approved Ordinance G on second reading which adopts new Housing Department Rules and Regulations.
- The Council and Commission briefly heard a suggested process for the SPET tax and discussion was continued to the next joint meeting.
TOWN COUNCIL EVENING MEETING - Monday, June 4, 2018
- At the regular Council meeting, Community Service Officer Thomas Raab was welcomed as a new employee. Larry Pardee was welcomed to his first meeting as Town Manager. The Mayor made comment on the portrayal of Native Americans in the Old West Days Parade.
- Temporary Sign Permits were approved for the Jackson Hole Land Trust, Tin Cup Challenge, Meridian Trust, and Public Historic Walking Tour.
- Special Events were approved for the Jackson Hole Live Concert Series, Farmer’s Market on the Town Square, and WYO Country Fest Summer Concert Series.
- The award for the START Mobile Ticketing / Electronic Fare System was continued to further hash out the possibility of making the system more rider-friendly for visitors and residents.
- The Town approved a Memorandum of Agreement with the Jackson Hole Land Trust to fund the Karns Meadow Park Environmental Assessment.
- Council reviewed and approved proposed changes to the recommended budget. The budget will be adopted at the June 18 regular meeting.
- A restaurant liquor license and a dual microbrewery permit was approved for Get Loose LLC d/b/a Roadhouse Brewing Co Pub & Eatery at 20 East Broadway for the remaining license year ending March 31, 2019, subject to the conditions and restrictions listed in the staff report.
- Council approved a Memorandum of Understanding with Mountain Bike the Tetons for the construction, stewardship, and maintenance of the Blair Drive Kids Bike Loop Project and staff was directed to proceed with project implementation.
- These planning items were continued to August 6: Item P18-046: Fee Waiver Request for Central Wyoming College for 235 & 255 Veronica Lane and P18-047, 48, 49: Sketch Plan, Zoning Map Amendment, and Conditional Use Permit at 235 & 255 Veronica Lane.
- P18-072: Subdivision Plat for 301 Hidden Hollow Drive was continued to June 18.
- Ordinance E, F, and H were approved on third reading and will become effective upon publication on June 6, regulating the use of Electric Bicycles on and off Pathways, Bike Lanes, and Streets.
- The Council approved travel expenses to the August CAST meeting in Crested Butte and for Wind River residents to come a Council meeting to share their story.
- Jim Stanford will be heading up a Home Mail Delivery Taskforce in hopes of negotiating additional postal services in Jackson.
Complete and detailed information regarding these items is available online at www.townofjackson.com under the Agendas & Meeting button.