Jul 08

City of Laramie City Council Email Information

Posted on July 8, 2020 at 10:17 AM by Nancy Oakland-Potter

Q. Technical problem: I was just trying to thank Paul Weaver for his guest editorial in the Boomerang. I was also going to ask some questions and make some comments. When I finally found the council members listed with an email link it didn't really work for me. The link required that I set up a Google account which then said it would be able to delete all my information among other ominous sounding possibilities. (confusing because I already use gmail) Could the council members' email addresses just be listed rather than a link so that they could be used in any email system? As of right now I'm unable to email any members. Thank you for your time.

Laramie City  Council

Ward 1

Charles McKinney - cmckinney@cityoflaramie.org

Brian Harrington - bharrington@cityoflaramie.org

Jessica Stalder - jstalder@cityoflaramie.org

Ward 2

Jayne Pearce - jpearce@cityoflaramie.org

Joe Shumway, Mayor/President of Council - jshumway@cityoflaramie.org

Paul Weaver - pweaver@cityoflaramie.org

Ward 3

Erin O'Doherty - eodoherty@cityoflaramie.org

Bryan Shuster - bshuster@cityoflaramie.org

Pat Gabriel, Vice-Mayor - pgabriel@cityoflaramie.org

Jul 02

Ranger Bar Special Event

Posted on July 2, 2020 at 11:40 AM by Nancy Oakland-Potter

Q,  How is this being allowed with the issues of COVID.  I have tried to find the appropriate place to e-mail but it’s definitely not something that I would think would be allowed and would like to have an answer to how it is following the restrictions that are in place to keep us all healthy and safe. This is from there Facebook page!

•RANGER BAR BREWFEST•Saturday, July 11th, 2020•1-6pm•

$30 Pre-paid for a custom Ranger cup (that is also your ticket)
$35 Cup the day of the event (if not sold out)
LIMITED 250 cups. Buy your cups now! We expect this to sell out pretty quickly and there will be no additional cups sold due to the current limit on gatherings at 250.

Cups can be purchased from any bartender during regular hours. Cash only.

Ticket includes all you can drink from over 50 different beers from dozens of vendors/breweries, food delivered every hour and live music from multiple artists! There are rumors that a very limited quantity of Yuengling may be available. Confirmed vendors include Cheyenne Beverage (Coors & many craft brewers), Altitudes, The Library, Accomplice, Bonds, Black Tooth and Roxie's & Cowboy State Brewing.

The south (motel) side parking lot will be blocked off and open for outside activities as well as the bar and smoking patio, so there will be plenty of space for social distancing.

If you’re not a fan of beer, the bar will still be open for other drinks, including drink and shot specials!

A.  This private property event is currently under review by the Albany County Public Health Officer for compliance to current Wyoming State and Albany County Public Orders. Additionally, the City of Laramie is reviewing a noise permit application for this event. Please note that Albany County is the governing authority over enforcement of current State and County Orders and that it is the responsibility of the event organizer to ensure they adhere to current State and County Public Health Orders.


You may also reference:

City of Laramie Municipal Code, Division IV. – Special Events, Chapter 12.60.010-130:  Permits are required by anyone requesting to engage in, participate in, aid, form or start any special event in or upon a street, alley sidewalk, public building or public park, unless a special permit shall have been obtained from the city manager or designee.

Jun 04

When Will Playgrounds Reopen?

Posted on June 4, 2020 at 11:00 AM by Nancy Oakland-Potter

Q.  I notice that the skate park in LaBonte Park is open for the older kids, when will the playgrounds in our parks be open for our younger children?

A.  Currently, the CDC and the National Parks & Recreation Department have recommended playgrounds not be used during the pandemic. As soon as these recommendations change, we intend to sanitize playgrounds daily, display signage on proper hygiene practices, and remove barriers. The decision to keep the playgrounds closed was not based on age, rather it was based on the amount of high-touch play equipment surfaces there are and the ability for individuals to utilize proper social distancing standards.