City Council Minutes

Thursday, March 20,2003



ST. GEORGE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
REGULAR MEETING
MARCH 20, 2003, 4:00 P.M.
CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

PRESENT:
Mayor Daniel McArthur
Council Member Rod Orton
Council Member Suzanne Allen
Council Member Bob Whatcott
City Manager Gary Esplin
City Attorney Shawn Guzman
City Recorder Gay Cragun

EXCUSED:
Council Member Sharon Isom
Council Member Larry Gardner


OPENING:
Mayor McArthur called the meeting to order and welcomed all present. The invocation was offered by Shawn Guzman, and the pledge of allegiance was led by Cheri Seltzer.

Mayor McArthur expressed appreciation to those who attended and planned the ?Tribute to the Troops? program recently held at the Burns Arena. He then presented certificates of appreciation to several employees.

Mayor McArthur announced that the City was awarded four trophies as a result of competing in the Mini Indy Race.

Marc Mortensen explained that the Mini Indy Race was a very successful event and raised money for the United Way Dixie. Members of the Overall Grand Champion team then introduced themselves.

Jerry Campbell, representing the AOPC, expressed gratitude to the Mayor and City Council for the culmination of the water rate billing issue.

Mayor McArthur then invited several Scouts in the audience to introduce themselves.

City Manager Gary Esplin arrived.

AWARD OF BID:
Consider award of bid for the Tolman boreholes.

Purchasing Agent Sue Swensen advised that three bids were received. She recommended award of the bid to the low bidder, Niels Fugal Sons Company, in the amount of $1,097,859.40. This bid was reviewed and recommended for approval by the Water and Energy Services Board.

A motion was made by Council Member Orton and seconded by Council Member Whatcott to award the bid to the low bidder, Neils Fugal Sons Company, in the amount of $1,097,859.40.

Council Member Whatcott explained that it appeared the reason for the discrepancy in the bids is because the low bidder was the only local company bidding and they did not have mobilization costs and were aware of what they were getting into.

Mayor McArthur called for a vote, and all voted aye. The motion carried.

Mayor McArthur announced that since there were only three Council Members present, all motions would require a unanimous vote in order to pass, and anyone wishing to pull his or her item from the agenda could do so.

ORDINANCE:
Consider approval of a cost recovery ordinance for hazardous materials.

City Manager Gary Esplin explained that adoption of the proposed ordinance will create a cost recovery program for hazardous waste throughout the County area. The ordinance has been reviewed by the City Attorney.

A motion was made by Council Member Orton and seconded by Council Member Allen to approve the ordinance. Mayor McArthur called for a roll call vote, as follows:

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Council Member Orton - aye
Council Member Allen - aye
Council Member Whatcott - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

RESOLUTION:
Consider approval of a resolution authorizing the issuance of $3,385,000
sewer revenue refunding bonds, Series 2003 A.

City Manager Gary Esplin explained that as discussed previously, this resolution is the final action needed to authorize issuance of the bonds. There was a good response to the bonds because of the interest rate, and savings to the City amount to $225,000. Staff recommends approval.

A motion was made by Council Member Whatcott and seconded by Council Member Orton to approve the resolution. Mayor McArthur called for a roll call vote, as follows:

Council Member Whatcott - aye
Council Member Orton - aye
Council Member Allen - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

RESOLUTION:
Consider approval of a resolution authorizing the issuance of $12,325,000 water revenue refunding bonds, Series 2003A.

City Manager Gary Esplin explained that savings to the City amount to $1,335,000.

A motion to approve the resolution was made by Council Member Whatcott and seconded by Council Member Orton. Mayor McArthur called for a roll call vote, as follows:

Council Member Whatcott -aye
Council Member Orton - aye
Council Member Allen - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

RESOLUTION:
Consider approval of a resolution authorizing the City to own and operate a transit system.

City Manager Gary Esplin explained this was a housekeeping item. Utah Code requires the City to adopt a resolution authorizing City ownership and operation of its transit system.

A motion was made by Council Member Allen and seconded by Council Member Orton to approve the resolution. Mayor McArthur called for a roll call vote, as follows:

Council Member Allen - aye
Council Member Orton - aye
Council Member Whatcott - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

RESOLUTION:
Consider approval of a resolution approving the interlocal agreement for cooperative hazardous materials protection and services.

City Manager Gary Esplin explained that as discussed above, this resolution approves the interlocal agreement with regard to hazardous waste and identifies how each entity will respond and operate the program.

Assistant Fire Chief Kevin Taylor explained that there will be several hazardous materials response teams throughout the State. The next step in the process will be training. The State has been awarded nearly $7,000,000 to be distributed

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through the Homeland Security Bill, with funding anticipated to be distributed in late summer or early fall. The interlocal agreement will also allow application for grant money.

A motion was made by Council Member Orton and seconded by Council Member Allen to approve the resolution. Mayor McArthur called for a roll call vote, as follows:

Council Member Orton - aye
Council Member Allen - aye
Council Member Whatcott - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

SET PUBLIC HEARINGS:
Associate Planner Mark Bradley advised that the Planning Commission, at its meeting held March 11, 2003, recommended that a public hearing be scheduled for April 17, 2003 at 5:00 p.m. to consider the following:

(1) Amend the commercial uses in Section 19-3 of the Zoning Ordinance. City of St. George, applicant.

(2) A zone change from R-1-10 to PD Residential for 91 lots on 23.38 acres located on the east side of Snow Canyon Parkway adjacent to the Dixie Downs Road and Snow Canyon Parkway intersection. Blaine Webber, applicant.

(3) A zone change from C-2 to C-3 for .20 acre located at 32 North 800 East. Bill Telford, applicant.

A motion was made by Council Member Orton and seconded by Council Member Whatcott to set the public hearings as recommended by the Planning Commission. Mayor McArthur called for a vote, and all voted aye. The motion carried.

REQUEST TO SET PUBLIC HEARING:
Associate Planner Mark Bradley explained that the Neighborhood Enhancement Committee is requesting that a public hearing be scheduled for April 17, 2003 at 5:00 p .m. to consider a zone change from R-3, R-4, and PD Residential to R-1 to preserve and enhance the quality of life in the central city area located from Main Street to 300 East and from 100 South to 300 South, excluding Administrative and Professional Office zoning. The Planning Commission recommended denial on a 4 to 3 vote.

Council Member Allen explained that the Planning Commission recommended denial to schedule the public hearing because it felt that the issue needed further study.

Associate Planner Mark Bradley explained that there was a large gathering at the Planning Commission meeting, with most of the remarks against the zone change made by non-residents. Despite the Planning Commission?s vote for denial, the Neighborhood Enhancement Committee would like to be heard by the City Council.

Gloria Shakespeare, representing the Neighborhood Enhancement Committee, commented that the reason they would like the public hearing is because they did not have a chance to address several issues which were raised at the Planning Commission meeting before a vote was taken. She commented she did not see how the General Plan could be implemented without rezoning this area, and while she empathized with other areas of the City struggling with the same issues, the downtown area was laid out for single family neighborhoods long ago, and multiple family zoning is an intrusion into what was historically established. The downtown neighborhoods have a right to their historical foundation.

Mayor McArthur commented it sounded like the Planning Commission voted for denial in order to have more discussion.

Mrs. Shakespeare responded that this was not her impression.

Council Member Orton commented that while the City Council is supportive of what the Neighborhood Enhancement Committee is trying to do, it is concerned with rezoning such a large block of land all at once.


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Council Member Allen commented that there are some blocks within the area proposed for rezone which are totally R-2.

Vince Clayton, a member of the Planning Commission, advised that he made the motion to deny the request because time was needed to see if the previous rezone in this area was working properly before such a vast area was rezoned, and he felt there were portions of the proposed area which were inappropriate for consideration at all.

City Attorney Shawn Guzman advised that the City Council can choose to set the public hearing, or ask the Planning Commission to again consider the request, or ask the Neighborhood Enhancement Committee to gather more information or narrow the request, whichever it feels works best for the public.

Council Member Whatcott explained that the City Council has typically taken the approach that whether the Planning Commission approves or denies the request, the applicant has the right to bring the matter to the City Council. However, his concern is what would happen if the City Council denied the request because it felt the matter needed further study, and in that event the applicant would be unable to make another request as required by City ordinance.

Mayor McArthur advised that the City has an ordinance which says that when a zone change is denied, it cannot be reheard for another year unless there is a significant change in the request.

Mrs. Shakespeare replied they would take their chances. She advised she was also in possession of a petition signed by residents in the area in support of the zone change, which the Planning Commission would not accept. She explained that for 25 years the City has been able to sit back and watch what has happened to the downtown area since it has been upzoned. Further, not one person who spoke against setting the public hearing said the downzone would hurt the neighborhood; their concerns were all for personal profit, and if that had been the foundation of the founding fathers, no one would be here today, as they looked at what was best for the community as a whole. If the City waits and rezones a little piece at a time, the blocks will continue to fill in with more PDs, as that is what the people who spoke against the public hearing plan on doing with their property.

Mayor McArthur explained that the City could invoke the pending ordinance doctrine until the matter was determined. Mayor McArthur explained this would provide six months within which to work through the process, dealing with one or two blocks at a time.

A motion was made by Council Member Whatcott to schedule the public hearing in May rather than in April so that the City Council has time to walk the blocks in order to be more prepared to make a decision.

Mrs. Shakespeare replied that the Committee would agree to those terms.

Council Member Allen explained that while the Planning Commission did hear a lot of personal finance plans and retirement plans, it could not make its decision based on personal finances, but on the ordinance and zoning. The Planning Commission is behind what is happening downtown, but the vote for denial was based on the fact that there were still questions to be answered.

Vince Clayton stated his motion was made because he felt more study was needed to make sure the zone change previously approved for this area was right, and it was not just a matter of answering more questions.

Council Member Whatcott commented the City Council was not elected to sit back and watch things happen. He made a motion to set the public hearing in May rather than in April. He suggested the date of May 8 for the public hearing, and that a work meeting be scheduled to walk through the neighborhood with the Neighborhood Enhancement Committee.

Mayor McArthur inquired if the Council wanted to invoke the pending ordinance doctrine in the meantime.

Community Development Director Bob Nicholson commented that a public hearing was scheduled for April 3 for a zone change for the west side of town.


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Council Member Whatcott commented that invoking the pending ordinance doctrine would be part of his motion.

Community Development Director Bob Nicholson advised that at the last planning staff review a plan for a duplex in this area was reviewed. He inquired if this project would be subject to the pending ordinance doctrine.

Council Member Whatcott replied that if the project is already in the system, the developer would be vested with certain rights and therefore would not be subject to the pending ordinance doctrine.

City Attorney Shawn Guzman confirmed this was correct.

Council Member Whatcott?s motion was seconded by Council Member Allen. Mayor McArthur called for a vote, and all voted aye. The motion carried.

AMENDED PRELIMINARY PLAT:
Associate Planner Mark Bradley advised that the Planning Commission, at its meeting held March 11, 2003, recommended approval of the amended preliminary plat for Bellsera Townhomes at Sunbrook with 68 units. The original preliminary plat was approved in October 2000 with 77 detached townhome units. Phases 1 and 2 have been recorded. He explained that the secondary access is no longer a part of what would have been a recorded plat and is shown as a temporary access easement, to be paved and abandoned upon completion of the permanent access.

Council Member Whatcott inquired if this project had the potential to create the same problem as Cotton Acres by putting the City in the middle of a squabble if the project was ever divided.

Mr. Bradley replied that staff?s concern lies with the temporary road and access.

City Manager Gary Esplin commented there would not be a problem as long as the project remains in the same ownership.

Council Member Allen inquired if there would be a homeowners association.

An unidentified man replied that there would be a homeowners association. He explained that the temporary road could only be eliminated if a second access was provided by the adjacent subdivision. The road will not be dedicated, but it will be shown on the final plat and is a temporary easement.

Mr. Bradley explained that access is critical to development of the site, and the project was approved based on that secondary access. The only way this can be resolved is to include the access in Phase 3.

The unidentified man replied that the access is included in Phase 3, but it is only temporary. It can only be eliminated by replacement of another access.

Council Member Whatcott commented that if the access is recorded on the plat, future phases will have to make it a permanent road in order to build out the third phase.

Associate Planner Mark Bradley advised that this would need to be part of the plat boundary.

City Attorney Shawn Guzman agreed that this problem needs to be addressed, but until the City establishes a policy, the City Council will have to continue to do what it has done in the past.

The unidentified man explained that if the temporary road is shown as an easement, he did not know how the adjacent subdivision could take it away.

City Manager Gary Esplin commented that the City could make sure this issue is resolved when the final plat comes in for review.

A motion to approve the amended preliminary plat was made by Council Member Whatcott and seconded by Council Member Orton. Mayor McArthur called for a vote, and all voted aye. The motion carried.



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HILLSIDE DEVELOPMENT PERMIT:
Associate Planner Mark Bradley explained this item was tabled from the last City Council agenda in order to make a site visit. He explained that excavation has exceeded the approved area along the Ft. Pearce Wash at approximately 3300 South and 1900 East southwest of The Knolls Subdivision. Russell Limb is the applicant. The Hillside Review Board recommended approval with the condition that the cut slope is similar to what was approved for the original site of ? to 1 and meets basic grading requirements according to the building code. The area is in an Agricultural zone which only allows the applicant to grade the property. The Planning Commission recommended approval with a time frame of six months to grade the site and relocate the equipment to the applicant?s M-1 zoned property. Staff?s concerns are as follows: (1) the proposed cut slope does not provide for adequate mitigation and the height of the cut would be at least 60 feet; (2) dust control, grading the entire site, and proximity to residential zones; and (3) storage of equipment.

A motion to approve the hillside development permit was made by Council Member Allen and seconded by Council Member Orton subject to the recommendations of the Planning Commission and Hillside Review Board. Mayor McArthur called for a vote, and all voted aye. The motion carried.

CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT:
Consider a request for a conditional use permit for the expansion of the
Grace Episcopal Church at 1072 East 900 South.

Community Development Director Bob Nicholson explained that the applicant proposes to add 10,000 sq. ft. of building floor area to the existing church and a new parking lot to the south. The Planning Commission recommended approval subject to completion of the improvements along 1100 East Street (curb, gutter, sidewalk and road). The applicant agrees with the conditions.

A motion was made by Council Member Allen and seconded by Council Member Whatcott to approve the conditional use permit. Mayor McArthur called for a vote, and all voted aye. The motion carried.

CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT:
Consider a request for a conditional use permit for a student housing development in a C-3 zone at 65 North 1000 East (south of the Sinclair station). Andy Leavitt, applicant.

Community Development Director Bob Nicholson explained that the applicant proposes 30 parking spaces for 30 occupants. The Planning Commission recommended approval subject to an annual certification of occupancy for parking purposes as part of the business license review process. He explained that as part of the conditional use permit the applicant is requesting elimination of the covered parking requirement and permission to park within the front setback area. An 8' wide landscape planter will be provided.

Mayor McArthur inquired if the handicapped parking stalls were included within the 30 required parking spaces.

Mr. Nicholson replied that they were.

A motion to approve the conditional use permit was made by Council Member Orton and seconded by Council Member Allen subject to the recommendations of the Planning Commission. Mayor McArthur called for a vote, and all voted aye. The motion carried.

FUNDRAISING EVENT:
Consider a request for a fundraising event to be held on the Virgin River Trail and in Bloomington Park, and a wavier of the associated fees. Habitat for Humanity, applicant.

City Manager Gary Esplin explained that staff recommends approval.

A motion was made by Council Member Allen and seconded by Council Member Orton to approve the request. Mayor McArthur called for a vote, and all vote aye. The motion carried.



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REQUEST TO USE PARKS:
Consider a request to hold obstacle run courses for dogs at the Middleton Park and Snow Park. Desert Flyers Dog Club, applicant.

City Manager Gary Esplin explained that staff recommends approval with the stipulation that the park is cleaned as soon as possible after the event.

Cynthia Lipson, applicant, advised that the request is to use the park for practices, and the park will be cleaned after each practice.

A motion was made by Council Member Orton and seconded by Council Member Allen to approve the request. Mayor McArthur called for a vote, and all voted aye. The motion carried.

WATER EXCHANGE AGREEMENT:
Consider approval of water right exchange agreement with Kevin Ence.

City Manager Gary Esplin explained that the Water and Energy Services Board recommends approval.

A motion was made by Council Member Whatcott and seconded by Council Member Orton to approve the agreement.

City Manager Gary Esplin explained that Mr. Ence will give the City 13 shares (39 acre feet) of irrigation water in the Washington Fields Canal Company in exchange for 10 acre feet of ground water from one of the City?s water rights.

Mayor McArthur called for a vote, and all voted aye. The motion carried.

PARK FEES AND POLICIES:
Consider approval of a change in park fees and policies.

City Manager Gary Esplin explained that this item was previously discussed in a work meeting.

Mayor McArthur commented he hated to see people prohibited from using parks after dark.

Parks Superintendent Lynne Scott explained that by ordinance people are allowed to be on lighted sports courts after dark, but she did not feel comfortable making a park reservation in a park that was not lit.

A motion was made by Council Member Whatcott and seconded by Council Member Orton to approve the park fees and policies. Mayor McArthur called for a vote, and all voted aye. The motion carried.

AFFORDABLE HOUSING IMPACT FEE DEFERRALS:
Consider recommendations from the Affordable Housing Committee regarding impact fee deferral requests for 2003.

Community Development Director Bob Nicholson explained that the City has a policy which allows deferrals of up to 60 impact fees a year for affordable housing. A notice was published and two requests were received - one from the Fountain Heights Apartments and another from the Grand View Mobile Home Park. The Committee met March 5 and recommends approval of 35 impact fee deferrals for the Fountain Heights project, and 20 for the Grand View Mobile Home Park.

Tad Callister, representing the Grand View Mobile Home Park, explained that he would like to develop the rest of the pads, but in terms of impact fees it will be hard to pay $100,000 up front for them. He proposed that over the next three to four years as the pads are rented out, that a $20,000 deposit be made with the City, with interest earned on this money retained by him. Each year an accounting will be made to the City of the tenants and their low income status. If the tenants are not low income, money would be taken from the deposit account and paid to the City, and then be immediately replaced.

A motion was made by Council Member Allen to approve the allocation of 35 impact fee deferrals to the Fountain Heights Apartment project, and 20 deferrals to the Grand View Mobile Home Park with a deposit account in the amount of $20,000 set up from which the City can draw if the tenants do not qualify as low income, with

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the interest credited to the Grand View Mobile Home Park. This will allow the five remaining deferrals to be allocated to individuals. The motion was seconded by Council Member Orton. Mayor McArthur called for a vote, and all voted aye. The motion carried.

AGREEMENT WITH CAROLLO ENGINEERS:
Consider approval of a proposal from Carollo Engineers to evaluate and pilot test arsenic treatment of Gunlock wells.

City Manager Gary Esplin explained that the City has to conform to standard rules which have been imposed as part of an unfunded mandate, and this engineering report will tell the City what it has to do to correctly meet guidelines.

Water Services Engineer Barbara Berrett explained that there is no way to blend Gunlock water with other water to reduce the arsenic levels, and this engineering report will evaluate what is needed to do this.

Mr. Esplin explained that the cost is $50,600 including all testing, evaluation reports, etc.

A motion was made by Council Member Orton and seconded by Council Member Allen to approve the agreement. Mayor McArthur called for a vote, and all vote aye. The motion carried.

SITLA EASEMENT:
Consider approval of an easement over SITLA land for a water line which will connect the Tolman wells to the City water system.

City Manager Gary Esplin advised that approval of this easement will allow construction of the water line across SITLA property to connect to the Tolman Wells.
A motion was made by Council Member Whatcott and seconded by Council Member Orton to approve the easement. Mayor McArthur called for a vote, and all voted aye. The motion carried.

APPROVAL OF POLICY:
Consider approval of City Policy No. 10.88, Culinary Water Supply/Shortage and Drought Management Conservation Plan.

City Manager Gary Esplin explained that the policy was amended as a result of the discussion at the last work meeting. Staff recommends approval. It is also recommended that the City Council declare Stage One based on the parameters of the new program.

Water Services Director Barry Barnum introduced the City?s new Water and Energy Conservation Coordinator, Ren? Fleming.

Ms. Fleming reviewed changes to the policy discussed at the work meeting and presented a short synopsis of each stage in the plan.

Mayor McArthur advised there is 15,000 acre feet of water in Quail Creek Reservoir, and 13,000 acre feet in Sand Hollow. The County has 17 well permits and four wells drilled. It is hoped the City can treat 20 mgd, with the regional pipeline coming on line in September. It is hoped the Shivwits water rights issue will be settled by July which will give the City three more wells.

Vince Clayton explained that Carol Sapp wanted to make sure that any reference to a development moratorium was removed from the proposed policy.

Ms. Fleming replied that it was removed.

A motion was made by Council Member Orton and seconded by Council Member Whatcott to approve the policy as presented and declare Stage One of the plan. Mayor McArthur called for a vote, and all voted aye.

THREE WAY LAND EXCHANGE:
Consider approval of a three-way land exchange in the Little Valley area with the Washington County School District and the developers of The Knolls Subdivision.


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Leisure Services Director Kent Perkins displayed maps of the areas to be exchanged.
He explained that as a result of the trade of the J. C. Snow Park ball fields to the School District, the City will receive 24.24 acres of Little Valley property. The City will trade its 11 acres of property in Little Valley for 11 acres of adjacent School District property. Additionally, approval is requested to trade 1.49 acres of City property to the developers of The Knolls for 1.04 acres of property. The City property is hillside and will require fill to develop. These exchanges will consolidate the City?s holdings to about 54 acres, allowing for a softball/baseball complex to replace Snow Park and a soccer/football complex too.

City Manager Gary Esplin explained that the City is still negotiating with the School District on requirements for replacement of the Snow Park ball fields.

Mr. Perkins advised that the School Board approved the trades and authorized the Superintendent to negotiate the details. The State is also finalizing comparisons of the appraisals.

Council Member Whatcott commented that he hoped the softball complex would be ready for play when the trade is made, and not until then, because right now the Snow Park facility works well for the City. He suggested that the City not accept the new ballfields until they meet City specifications.

City Manager Gary Esplin replied that this has been communicated to the School District. The City is working with them on details of what they are willing to put in, and the City will certainly not accept anything less than what it currently has at Snow Park.

A motion was made by Council Member Orton to approve the three way land exchange. The motion was seconded by Council Member Whatcott with the stipulation that the Snow Park ballfields not be turned over to the School District until the new fields are ready and that the Snow Park ballfields not be allowed to be torn up prematurely. Council Member Orton agreed to the friendly amendment.

City Manager Gary Esplin replied that a replacement facility will have to be available before the Snow Park ball fields are turned over to the School District or torn up. If the School District does not agree with this, the matter will be brought back to the City Council.

Mayor McArthur called for a vote, and all voted aye. The motion carried.

AIRPORT LEASE:
Authorize assignment of an Airport Property Lease Agreement.

Dave Ulane, Airport Manager, explained that an offer to purchase the Rivers Aviation hangar has been made and accepted contingent upon assignment of the existing lease. The new owners have requested permission to assume the lease contingent upon confirmation of funding and completion of an environmental assessment, and they would like a new lease term of four years effective today.

City Attorney Shawn Guzman recommended that any approval be subject to legal review as he has not seen the final draft. He explained that anyone involved in the chain of title can be held liable for any kind of environmental damage, but up until recently no one worried about environmental damage.

Mr. Ulane advised that the City is in the process of inserting stronger environmental language in its leases.

A motion was made by Council Member Orton and seconded by Council Member Whatcott to approve the assignment of lease subject to legal review and the contingencies requested by the applicant. Mayor McArthur called for a vote, and all voted aye. The motion carried.

APPOINTMENTS:
Appointments to boards and commissions.

Mayor McArthur recommended reappointment of Kim Campbell, Ron Bracken and Chapin Burkes to the Planning Commission,

A motion was made by Council Member Allen and seconded by Council Member Orton to reappoint Kim Campbell, Ron Bracken, and Chapin Burkes to the Planning

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Commission. Mayor McArthur called for a vote, and all voted aye. The motion carried.

Mayor McArthur advised that their terms will run January to January.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
Consider approval of the minutes of the City Council work meeting held February 27, 2003.

A motion to approve the minutes as presented was made by Council Member Orton and seconded by Council Member Whatcott. Mayor McArthur called for a vote, and all voted aye. The motion carried.

Consider approval of the minutes of the regular City Council meeting held March 6, 2003.

A motion to approve the minutes as presented was made by Council Member Whatcott and seconded by Council Member Orton. Mayor McArthur called for a vote, and all voted aye. The motion carried.

Consider approval of the minutes of the City Council meeting held March 12, 2003.

A motion to approve the minutes as presented was made by Council Member Allen and seconded by Council Member Whatcott. Mayor McArthur called for a vote, and all voted aye. The motion carried.

ADJOURN:
A motion to adjourn was made by Council Member Whatcott and seconded by Council Member Orton. Mayor McArthur called for a vote, and all voted aye. The motion carried.



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