Here is action taken by the Westminster City Council at its May 13 meeting. Council members in attendance were Mayor, Nancy McNally; Mayor Pro Tem, Faith Winter and councilors Bob Briggs, Mark Kaiser, Herb Atchison, Mary Lindsey and Scott Major.
Council unanimously approved a Memorandum of Understanding between Colorado High Performance Transportation Enterprise, Colorado Department of Transportation and U.S. 36 Coalition regarding the U.S. 36 Managed Lanes/Bus Rapid Transit Project. The U.S. 36 Managed Lanes/Bus Rapid Transit Project is under construction and will add a new managed lane (bus rapid transit, high occupancy vehicle, and high occupancy toll) in each direction from Pecos Street to Table Mesa in Boulder. Full project completion is anticipated for 2016.
Council unanimously adopted Resolution No. 17 authorizing the city manager to execute an intergovernmental agreement with Adams County pertaining to disaster mutual aid assistance. Intergovernmental agreements for “Disaster Mutual Aid Assistance” between Adams County and the municipal governments within the county are needed to assure that gaps identified within state legislation and existing mutual aid agreements that address supplemental support are agreed upon.
Council unanimously passed councilor’s bill No. 19 as an emergency ordinance authorizing a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $190,530 reflecting the city’s receipt of $50,000 from the Colorado Garden and Home Show and $140,530 from the Westminster Legacy Foundation for Jessica Ridgeway Memorial Park. The city and the Westminster Legacy Foundation formalized a partnership to raise funds for design, construction, remodel, dedication and maintenance of the park on March 20.
The next council meeting is 7 p.m., May 20, at city hall, 4800 W. 92nd Ave. in Westminster.
— Compiled by Ashley Reimers