Regular Joint Information Meeting and
Regular Town Council Meeting
Monday, August 2
July 30 – The Jackson Town Council will assemble two times on Monday, August 2 for regularly scheduled meetings. At 3:00pm, Council will join the Teton County Commissioners for a Joint Information Meeting (JIM) which will be held in the Teton County Commissioners Chambers and via Zoom. The meeting will begin with Keith Gingery, Teton County’s Chief Deputy Attorney, requesting to increase the number of board members on the Jackson Hole Travel and Tourism Joint Power Board from 7 to 9 people. An executive session will follow in order to consider appointments to a volunteer board, specifically the appointment of a board member as a public officer. Matters from Council, Commissioners and Staff and a review of proposed items for future joint meetings will conclude the JIM.
Attendance and public comment are welcome in the Teton County Commissioners Chambers or via Zoom (details below).
At 6:00pm the Town Council will hold its Regular Meeting. This meeting will begin with items listed on the Consent Calendar including the approval of meeting minutes and disbursements, the review of a contract award for a geotechnical exploration of a potential new well, the consideration of two temporary sign applications as well as a special event application submitted by Wyoming Stargazing and the endorsement of two letters of support for National Endowment for the Arts Grants.
The Administration and Planning Departments will then present possible action items. First, Assistant Town Manager, Roxanne Robinson, will discuss the potential re-negotiation of the Rodeo Concessionaire agreement with Jackson Hole Rodeo for another term. The current agreement expires on September 30, 2021. Special Events Coordinator, Carl Pelletier, will review the current COVID 19 Special Event Policy which was originally approved in February 2021. Senior Planner, Tyler Valentine, will present a Development Plan amendment for a subdivision at the properties addressed at 105-165 on Nelson Drive. The amendment seeks to reduce the number of subdivided lots from 7 to 5.
Town Clerk, Lynsey Lenamond, will present Resolution #21-24, a resolution authorizing the Jackson Hole Airport Board to accept a grant for American Rescue Plan Act funds for the reimbursement of airport operating expenses and debt service.
Several Ordinances will be considered including updates to Title 1 of the Jackson Municipal Code, changes to Title 16 of the Municipal Code concerning Housing Department Regulations and a consideration of a franchise agreement to permit a business to collect and dispose of compostable materials and reusable packaging within the Town.
Under ‘Matters for Mayor and Council’, Town Council members will have an opportunity to report on board and commission meetings that have been attended as well as discuss anything else that the Council would like to bring up.
Town Manager, Larry Pardee, will conclude meeting with his presentation of the Town Manager’s Report addressing the topic of changing protocols in Town facilities as a response to a rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in Teton County.
Attendance and public comment are welcome in the Council Chambers or via Zoom (details below).
PUBLIC COMMENT & PARTICIPATION
• Public comment on items that are not on the agenda is always taken at the start of Regular Meetings. As a general practice, Council does not address or discuss items brought up.
• Community members can always send Public Comment to Town Council by CLICKING HERE or emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org.
• The public can attend the Joint Information Meeting on August 2 at 3:00pm in the County Chambers or via Zoom by CLICKING HERE. Anyone can make Public Comment for up to 3 minutes by using the “Raise Hand” feature to be called upon.
• Community members can attend Town Council’s August 2 Regular Meeting at 6:00pm in Council’s Chambers or via Zoom by CLICKING HERE and using the code 83001. Anyone can make Public Comment for up to 3 minutes by using the “Raise Hand” feature to be called upon.
• Community members can also tune-in to watch both meetings at the Town on THIS PAGE of the website and via the County’s website CLICKING HERE for the JIM.