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(VIDEO) Casper City Council to talk ‘Windhenge,’ vote on new investment policy, accept grants and more Tuesday

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CASPER, Wyo. — The Casper City Council has a full agenda for its pre-meeting work session and regular meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 20.

During the pre-meeting work session, the City Council will discuss a proposal from artist Chris Navarro to create a new sculpture resembling Stonehenge made of retired NextEra Energy wind turbines. City staff have identified possible locations for the sculpture should the City Council decide it wants to support the project by providing land.

The City Council will also discuss larger projects that have been rolled over from the prior budget year during the pre-meeting work session. In addition, the City Council will talk about a promissory note that would formalize its Fire A pension obligation with the State of Wyoming. The council will be asked to approve that promissory note during the regular meeting.

During the pre-meeting work session, the City Council will also talk about street speeds at Casper Street and Laramie Avenue.

Business during the regular meeting is set to include consideration to accept a $750,000 grant from the Wyoming Community Development Authority to support the Wyoming Food for Thought Project’s urban food center efforts in North Casper. The City Council will also consider authorizing acceptance of a $500,000 grant from the WCDA that will support the Casper Housing Authority’s Willard Envision Center project.

The council will also be asked to authorize a donation agreement between the American Legion and the city, with the American Legion planning to install and donate to the city a new memorial honoring Wyoming veterans who died in combat. The memorial is expected to be installed at Patterson-Zonta Park.

The City Council will also be asked to approve an amendment to the city’s investment policy that would allow the city’s investment portfolio to be invested in corporate bonds.

A variety of other items will be considered for approval during the meeting, with details available in the City Council work packet:

The pre-meeting is expected to being at 5 p.m. Tuesday with the regular meeting to start at 6 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall, 200 N. David St. The meeting can be streamed via the City of Casper’s YouTube channel:


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