Feb 22, 2018
Carl Pelletier

Summary from Town Council Meetings on Tuesday, February 20

For your information, the following is an overview of Town Council actions taken at Tuesday's workshop and regular evening meeting. 


  • The Council held discussion on the Town’s franchise agreement with Charter Communications/Spectrum related to the NBC channel blackout. Staff is reviewing the agreement and discuss with the Town’s legal team to determine if there is any action the Town may take.
  • A discussion was held on the Jackson Street streetscape between Broadway and Pearl and the ‘complete streets’ was chosen to go forward with.
  • Discussion was also held on improvements on Gregory Lane, proposals included sidewalks and drainage.
  • The Town received a letter from Vice-President Pence recognizing Jackson-born Olympians Resi Steigler and Breezy Johnson.  The letter is posted in the lobby if you’d like to see it.
  • A proclamation was read for Robotics Day on February 28th in recognition of the JHHS robotics team who is competing in a Robotics Challenge in Salt Lake City.
  • The Council approved an Energy Conservation Works proposal to use SPET Funds on the construction of a Shared Solar Project between the Town, County and Lower Valley Energy to located at the Wastewater Treatment Plant.
  • Three Public Works bids were approved: #18-10 for the Snow King Estates Water Main Improvement Project, #18-11 for the Smith-Simon Lane Sewer Replacement Project, and #18-12 for the Spring 2018 Street Patching Project.
  • The Council approved a Memorandum of Understanding extending the time for Friends of Pathways to be the third-party administrator of the START Bike Sharing program through October 2018.
  • The World Championship Hill Climb special event was approved for March 22-25, with conditions as listed in the staff report.
  • The Council approved annual renewals of Town-issued liquor licenses, excluding the retail liquor license held by The Mattheis Company. The Roadhouse Brewing Company on Gregory Lane microbrewery permit was continued to March 5.
  • An October 30, 2017 motion made by the Town Council to table the Transfer Application of the retail liquor license held by The Mattheis Company to Get Loose, LLC was ratified to be tabled until the District Court makes a final decision on the revocation of this license and the appeal period allowed under Wyoming law has concluded.
  • The Council approved the P17-192 Conditional Use Permit for three parking light communication antennas in the hospital parking lot located at 610 E Broadway.
  • The Council discussed the Town’s code related to signage and a discussion will be put on a future workshop.
  • Town Manager’s Report contained updates on Sales and Lodging Tax, that pool work at the Rec Center will take place over spring break, and funding for the final phase of Engage 2017.


Complete and detailed information regarding these items is available online at www.townofjackson.com under the Agendas & Meeting button.

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