Statement of Vision Lafayette’s panoramic view of the Rocky Mountains inspires our view into the future. We value our heritage, our unique neighborhoods, a vibrant economy and active lifestyles. We envision a future that mixes small-town livability with balanced growth and superior city services.
Statement of Values We foresee a strong economy that is diverse and sustainable, attracts innovators, encourages a balance of big and small businesses, and meets the community’s needs. We intend to shape the future through strengthening our voice on environmental stewardship and social issues, taking an active role in sustainability and strategic planning development, and facilitating leadership development and fresh thinking. We strive to be a connected community that encourages cooperative relationships and inclusivity, expects accessibility and communication, nurtures resiliency, appreciates multi-culturalism, and humanizes physical and social interactions within the City. We support placemaking endeavors that stimulate historic preservation and the arts, encourage open space stewardship and networking of neighborhoods, and promote comprehensive planning and livability.
March 21, 2017
AGENDA 6:00 PM CITY COUNCIL MEETING I.
OPENING OF REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING Call to Order Pledge of Allegiance Roll Call
EXECUTIVE SESSION –According to C.R.S. 24-6-402(4)(b), to confer with an attorney for the City for the purposes of receiving legal advice on specific legal questions pertaining to a property on North Highway 287 (30 min.)
PUBLIC INPUT (AFTER 6:30 PM)
REGULAR BUSINESS Ordinances A. Second Reading / Ordinance No. 02, Series 2017 (as amended) / Enacting the Climate Bill of Rights and Protections B. First Reading / Ordinance No. 11, Series 2017 / Sale of City Property / Tract A West Ridge Filing No. 1
C. First Reading / Ordinance No. 12, 2017 / Providing for Additional Appropriation during Fiscal Year 2017 for Unanticipated 2016 Revenues and Expenditures Required of the City, and Unappropriation of Certain Capital Project Items V.
CONSENT AGENDA D. Minutes of Regular Council Meeting of March 7, 2017 E. Lot 4D, Overlook Subdivision Replat D / Alfa Romeo / Site Plan Architectural Review F. Lot 5D, Overlook Subdivision Replat D / Construction Dimensions / Site Plan Architectural Review G. Vista Business Park, Lot 31 / Panel Masters / Site Plan & Architectural Review H. Purchase Orders and Amendments
COUNCIL APPOINTMENTS I. Waste Reduction Advisory Committee J. Library Board K. Historic Preservation Board
STAFF REPORTS L. City Attorney’s Report M. City Administrator’s Report
ORDINANCE NO. 02 , Series 2017 INTRODUCED BY: COUNCILOR ALEXANDRA LYNCH AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LAFAYETTE, COLORADO, ENACTING THE CLIMATE BILL OF RIGHTS AND PROTECTIONS
WHEREAS, the people of the City of Lafayette find that global environmental destruction, which includes degradation to the climate, ecosystems, flora, fauna, land and water, constitutes an emergency that threatens our very survival; and WHEREAS, the people of the City of Lafayette believe that the systematic poisoning of our water, air and soil are activities that directly affect the health and safety of all residents and infringe upon our right to life, liberty and property; and WHEREAS, the people of the City of Lafayette find that the environmental degradation and introduction of toxic chemical pollutants resulting from the extraction of coal, oil and gas, and disposal of drilling waste within the City would significantly contribute to environmental destruction, and lifeendangering health risks. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LAFAYETTE, COLORADO, AS FOLLOWS: Section 1.
Climate Bill of Ri