Lander City Council to consider economic development funding recommendations Tuesday

    The Lander City Council will hold a regular meeting and work session beginning at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, in the City Council Chambers at 240 Lincoln Street.

    The agenda for the regular meeting includes six recommendations from the Lander Economic Development Association:
    -fund 100 percent of Maven’s request for $50,000 to purchase equipment to build a new M1 Monocular at their Lander facility
    -fund 75 percent of Dandelion Farm’s request for $30,415 to purchase a tractor to expand their offerings and move to a larger space
    -fund 75 percent of Lander Lobos Baseball’s request for $25,000 to host a Chancy Williams concert during their Pacific Northwest Baseball Tournament
    -fund 100 percent of the Climber’s Festival’s request for $15,000 to expand marketing efforts
    -fund 75 percent of Elemental Performance’s $20,678 request to expand the gym equipment
    -not to fund Wallace Woodworking’s $14,730 request to purchase new equipment to grow his woodworking and contracting business

    The council will also consider authorizing or approving:
    -a bid award for almost $330,000 for a mechanical street sweeper from Ameritech Equipment
    -a Fuel Points Contract between the Wyoming Department of Transportation and the City of Lander for use of WYDOT’s fuel system
    -an engagement letter with Summit West PC for audit services
    -the Landent Subdivision replat
    -donation of malt beverages and alcohol to the Lander Brewfest as Class A industry representatives


    There are six new business non-action items on the work session agenda, including:
    -a discussion about the Lander Chamber of Commerce MOU and budget request
    -a discussion about the Juvenile Justice Services of Fremont County budget request
    -a discussion about Lander’s Tree Board
    -a discussion about the draft job description for a Parks and Recreation Director position
    -a discussion about the fee schedule

    The council will also hear a presentation about the Wind River Transportation Association master plan.

    Both meetings are open to the public for in-person attendance and will be streamed live on Zoom (Meeting ID: 847 9589 5060 Passcode: 747465).

    Past meeting recordings are available here.

    For more information, call the City of Lander at 332-2870.


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