City Council Minutes

Thursday, January 5,2012



ST. GEORGE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
REGULAR MEETING
JANUARY 5, 2012, 4:00 P.M.
CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS


PRESENT:
Mayor Daniel McArthur
Councilmember Jimmie Hughes
Councilmember Gil Almquist
Councilmember Jon Pike
Councilmember Gail Bunker
Councilmember Ben Nickle
City Manager Gary Esplin
City Attorney Shawn Guzman
City Recorder Gay Cragun

OPENING:
Mayor McArthur called the meeting to order and welcomed all in attendance. The pledge of allegiance to the flag was led by Scout Justin Mickle and the invocation was offered by Pastor Alex Wilkie.

Councilmembers Hughes, Pike and Almquist were sworn in by the City Recorder.

Summer Robertson, Heritage Days Chair, reviewed all the upcoming Heritage Days events and advised that all were free to the public.

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

TABLE ITEM:
City Manager Gary Esplin advised that Item 6A to consider approval to transfer excess property at 335 South Bluff Street to the surrounding/adjacent property owner has been tabled from the agenda.

AWARD OF BID:
Consider award of bid for portable rolling sports fencing.

City Manager Gary Esplin explained that purchase of this fencing will improve the Canyons Complex and, as host of the NJCAA national championship, will make the fields even better and stronger. The fence is portable and easy to install.

Steve Bingham advised that the cost of the fence has gone up from the original quote due to the cost of the metal. To offset this increase, in-field expenditures will be reduced next year. The four sets of fence are six feet tall and will allow expansion from four fields to all seven fields.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Bunker to award the bid to Sporta Fence in the amount of $90,680.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Almquist.
VOTE: Mayor McArthur called for a vote, as follows:

Councilmember Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye
Councilmember Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

AWARD OF BID:
Consider award of bid for the Main Street drainage improvement project from the I-15 to Riverside Drive.

Purchasing Manager Connie Hood recommended award of the bid to Sunroc in the amount of $2,053,103, which is below the engineers estimate.

City Manager Gary Esplin explained that this project is another phase of the drainage project in the old part of town. This project consists of the connection under the freeway from the Snow Park area to the Virgin River. The next phase will consist of connecting all drainage structures together in the old part of town. He explained the entire project is funded from the drainage fees collected each month on utility bills.



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MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Pike to award the bid as recommended.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Bunker.
VOTE: Mayor McArthur called for a vote, as follows:

Councilmember Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye
Councilmember Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

AWARD OF CONTRACT:
Consider award of a contract to Stephens Construction for the erosion protection repair project Phase IV.

Purchasing Manager Connie Hood explained the low bid was submitted by Stephens Construction in the amount of $558,204. An alternate consisting of a re-vegetation project is also recommended in the amount of $6,711.

City Manager Gary Esplin advised the area of this project is next to Tonaquint Park by the golf course.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Nickle to award the contract as recommended.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Almquist.
VOTE: Mayor McArthur called for a vote, as follows:

Councilmember Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye
Councilmember Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

AGREEMENT:
Consider approval of an agreement with Rosenberg Associates for construction engineering services on the Main Street drainage project.

Purchasing Manager Connie advised the agreement is in the amount of $84,042.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Bunker to approve the agreement.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Pike.
VOTE: Mayor McArthur called for a vote, as follows:

Councilmember Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye
Councilmember Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

AGREEMENT:
Consider approval of an agreement with Rosenberg Associates for construction management services on the West Dixie Drive project.

Purchasing Manager Connie Hood advised the agreement is in the amount of $57,914.

City Manager Gary Esplin advised that the cost of this project has been reduced by half by using City staff.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Pike to approve the agreement.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Almquist.
VOTE: Mayor McArthur called for a vote, as follows:

Councilmember Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye
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Councilmember Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

City Manager Gary Esplin commented that the total cost of the Stephens Construction contract is $564,914, including the additional work.

RESOLUTION:
Consider approval of a resolution requesting matching funds to continue the Water Sense Toilet Rebate program.

Conservation Coordinator Ren Fleming explained the City is currently offering a WaterSense labeled replacement toilet rebate program with a $75 rebate on the utility account. This program will expire June 30. She explained this program replaced 549 toilets last year and saved 2,600 gallons of water. She stated it is anticipated that funds will run out before June 30 as the program is very popular. She will apply for funds through the Bureau of Reclamation for a grant to continue the program, if approved by the City Council.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Nickle to approve the resolution.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Almquist.
VOTE: Mayor McArthur called for a roll call vote, as follows:

Councilmember Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye
Councilmember Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION:
MOTION: A motion to adjourn to a closed session was made by Councilmember Nickle.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Almquist.
VOTE: Mayor McArthur called for a roll call vote, as follows:

Councilmember Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye
Councilmember Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

RECONVENE:
MOTION: A motion to reconvene was made by Councilmember Almquist.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Nickle.
VOTE: Mayor McArthur called for a vote, as follows:

Councilmember Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye
Councilmember Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

PUBLIC HEARING/ZONE CHANGE/ORDINANCE:
Public hearing to consider a zone change from RE-20 Residential Estates to R-1-12 on 17.08 acres located at approximately 2350 East and Equestrian Drive. EHS Investments, applicant.

City Planner Craig Harvey explained that under the General Plan, this area is designated as low density residential, up to four units per acre. The density of this project will be 2.51 units per acre. Density in the entire project will be 2.4 units per acre. The reason the applicants are asking for R-1-12 zoning is so they can do lot size averaging. The project will have 43 units, with 56 in the total parcel. A 200' rural residential buffer is planned. The Planning Commission recommended denial on a five to one vote.



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Councilmember Almquist inquired about the continuation of Little Valley Road in the
future.

Mr. Harvey replied that Little Valley Road will terminate at 3000 East.

Mayor McArthur advised that Little Valley Road will eventually cross the wash.

Mr. Harvey advised that 3000 East will become a major road and Little Valley Road will connect to 3000 East. Mr. Harvey advised the reason the applicants are requesting R-1-12 zoning is because it allows lot size averaging; the RE-12.5 zone does not.

Councilmember Hughes commented that the RE-12.5 zone allows large animals and the R-1-12 zone does not.

Wes Davis, representing the applicant, and a resident of Little Valley, explained that this proposed plan was discussed with the City Council and they appeared to like it at the time. The average size of the lots will be above 12,000 sq. ft. He advised that they looked at several subdivisions in the area and could not find one lot that had large animals on an RE-12.5 size lot, as they are too small for large animals. The R-1-12 zone will allow rabbits and chickens. Some of the other reasons discussed with the City Council was its proximity to schools and other public infrastructure, and neighbor concerns with smells and flies with large animals, and safety concerns.

Councilmember Almquist inquired of Mr. Davis what they were offering those residents of Little Valley who would oppose such a development and would like to have freedom of movement for their large animals.

Mr. Davis replied there is a horse trail across the street from the project.

Councilmember Almquist inquired of Mr. Davis what they were offering to residents of the project who would be looking at large lots and large animals across the street.

Mr. Davis replied that all exterior lots are zoned RE-20 which allows for large animals and creates a buffer for the rest of the project.

Councilmember Almquist inquired about the five lots facing Little Valley Road and if they could be accessed off Little Valley Road instead of creating double frontage lots.

Mr. Davis replied that the plan has not been finalized, but there is a four to six foot drop coming off Little Valley Road.

Mayor McArthur opened the public hearing.

Leila Sullivan commented that she has to sell her property and she wants the residents of Little Valley to know that she will not do anything to her property that will hurt them. There is development all around her property. She stated she has a small piece of property and feels she is being held hostage by people who dont want her to do anything with her property.

Cheryl Sullivan commented she lives on Little Valley Road and hopes that this zone change will be approved so that she and other residents in Little Valley can have access to a sewer system and curb, gutter and sidewalk. She also wants to sell half her acre so that she can improve it aesthetically.

Spencer Wells, Leila Sullivans grandson, advised that he grew up on this farmland and it is not the farmland it used to be. He is a potential investor and wants to spend the rest of his life on the property.

Paul Iverson stated that he has two concerns. The first is Little Valley Road and the need to slow it down and keep that rural feel. Right now traffic on Little Valley Road is out of control as many of the cars are traveling over 50 mph. As it currently stands, Little Valley Road is too narrow for development. His next concern is the right to have large animals. He encouraged the City Council to keep the property zoned RE so the RE zone will remain intact along Little Valley Road.

Mayor McArthur replied that Little Valley Road will not be improved until it is improved by development.

Mr. Iverson commented that life safety issues must be considered and Little Valley Road should be widened.



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Councilmember Hughes commented he favored keeping the RE designation along Little Valley Road, but the interior lots are proposed to be R-1-12. He inquired of Mr. Iverson if he and the other residents of Little Valley were in favor of the proposed plan.

Mr. Iverson replied that he could not speak for the residents of Little Valley, as this is the first time he has seen this plan and has had no discussion with his neighbors about it. However, it beats 90 units on 14 acres that was previously proposed.

Councilmember Hughes inquired why the Planning Commission did not recommend approval.

City Planner Craig Harvey replied the primary reason for denial was the fear that the R- 1-12 zone might set a precedent and that as development moves further west, the City Council might approve more R-1-12, and then R-1-10, and the possibility of larger lots will be lost.

City Manager Gary Esplin commented that the applicant has done what the City Council asked him to do which is provide a buffer between his project and Little Valley Road. He stated he felt the proposed plan was a reasonable compromise.

Councilmember Hughes commented that just because approval of this request sets a precedent, this does not mean the City Council has to approve future similar requests.

City Attorney Shawn Guzman advised that there is no precedent in zoning.

City Manager Gary Esplin commented that the request conforms to the master plan which is up to four units per acre.

City Attorney Shawn Guzman commented that right now the five lots along Little Valley Road are not included in the plat, but the City Council can request that they be included.

City Manager Gary Esplin replied that doing so would then require the developer to do improvements along Little Valley Road frontage. The City Council can find that the subdivision is contributing to the need for improvements.

Councilmember Hughes commented that his biggest concern is with large animals and those who live on smaller lots might not understand the smells and flies that come with large animals. He hoped the City could convey to those who have large animals that they need not be worried about nuisance complaints.

City Planner Craig Harvey replied there is a note on the Sun Valley plats that ag uses, noises and odors are protected by the state right to farm policy.

City Attorney Shawn Guzman advised the state right to farm policy gives preference to farming operations but it still allows cities to enforce nuisance laws. Even farming operations have to remove their manure.

Councilmember Pike commented he thought the proposed development looked good, but was concerned about what would happen when quarter acre lots butt up against half acre lots.

Ooni Ofawala advised that she recently bought a home in Little Valley and wants the acre lot lifestyle with large animals.

Shauna Klump commented that the lots within the proposed plan are too small. While it makes sense to have small lots closer to schools, there is nowhere else in St. George for large lots. She encouraged the City Council to preserve the agricultural lifestyle.

Councilmember Pike commented that Quality Development is developing some one acre lots in Little Valley.

Shauna Klump commented she would like to see one acres lots along Little Valley Road to act as a buffer.

Ron Bracken commented the Planning Commission was concerned that smaller lots would continue to be developed to the west, but the City owns the property to the west. The City therefore has total control over that zoning. The applicant is only asking for a density of 2.3 units per acre, and has gone above and beyond what the City Council asked for. He stated he once suggested the creation of a RE-15 zone that allowed lot size averaging, but this zone was never created, and could have been used in this situation.


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Councilmember Almquist commented that most of the interior lots meet the 12,500 sq. ft. threshold anyway, and if some of the large lots on the west side could be realigned, some of this could be transferred to the interior lots so they all meet the RE-12,500 sq. ft. requirement, and then there would be the opportunity for large animals.

Councilmember Pike inquired if the matter could be tabled so that an RE-15 zone could be considered.

City Attorney Shawn Guzman replied that the applicant is already vested in what is before the City Council. The City Council could deny it.

Mr. Davis commented that all the lots to the east are zoned R-1-10, the lots to the north are zoned RE-12.5, but not one lot has large animals, and in order to realign the lots the road would have to be realigned and there is a significant secondary water system in the road alignment.

Councilmember Almquist replied that he was not suggesting realignment of the road, but inquiring how many lots would be lost if all the interior lots were made 12,500 sq. ft. He inquired of Mr. Davis if he would be in favor of the City Council denying the request in order to work on a new zone.

Mr. Davis replied that they want the zone change requested in order to do the plan presented, as requested by the City Council.

Councilmember Pike commented the City Council requested RE zoning.

Mr. Davis replied this plan did not fit an RE zone. The compromise is to have a connector to RE zoning. They feel this plan goes beyond what was asked of them by the City Council as most of the lots are 11,500 sq. ft.

City Manager Gary Esplin commented that the request meets the general plan, and if denied, the City Council needs to give very specific reasons why it is denied.

City Attorney Shawn Guzman advised the request can be denied for reasons of connectivity or other concerns, but to deny it as articulated would not be legal because it meets the general plan.

City Manager Gary Esplin advised that the applicant could sell the property to someone who will develop it with four units per acre. This project is 2.3 units per acre. It meets the general plan and includes a buffer zone.

Councilmember Pike commented that connectivity is the issue.

City Attorney Shawn Guzman advised the request could be denied because of the configuration of the lots, or the buffer is not large enough, etc.

City Manager Gary Esplin reminded that the plat could change tomorrow; tonight the City Council is just looking at zoning.

There being no further public comment, Mayor McArthur closed the public hearing.

Councilmember Bunker commented she felt the plan was a good one where located, it fit the general plan and included a buffer zone, and with right to farm notations on the plat and required road improvements, she felt it was a good compromise.

Councilmember Nickle agreed with Councilmember Bunker.

Councilmember Hughes commented that no matter what the City Council does, there will be complaints about large animals. There are small lots next to his cows and his neighbors hate him, but he is not going to move his cows. He stated he hoped the residents of Little Valley know that he is behind them 100%.

Councilmember Pike inquired if there were a way the City Council could require the developers to disclose to any purchasers that they are moving into a right to farm area.

City Attorney Shawn Guzman advised that the City Council can pass an ordinance requiring them to do that. Also, signage for the Little Valley area could be created to explain that the area is an agriculture-friendly area that is supported by the City.

City Manager Gary Esplin commented there is an obligation on the part of the homebuyer to research the area and read all notes on the plat.

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MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Bunker to approve the zone change request by ordinance.
SECOND The motion was seconded by Councilmember Pike, including the requirement that the three parcels be added to the plat.

City Attorney Shawn Guzman advised that the three lots will have to be included in the subdivision plat. However, this action is just for the zone change.

VOTE: Mayor McArthur called for a roll call vote, as follows:

Councilmember Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye
Councilmember Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

PUBLIC HEARING/ZONE CHANGE/ORDINANCE:
Public hearing to consider a zone change from A-20 to R-1-10 on 26.08 acres located at approximately 2900 East and 3580 South. Quality Development, applicant.

City Planner Craig Harvey explained this property fronts 3000 East on one side and 2900 East on the east. The general plan designates the site as low density residential. The proposed development will be three units per acre, which is consistent with the R-1-10 zone. The Planning Commission recommends approval.

Stacy Young, representing Quality Development, commented that with regard to the public hearing just heard on the zone change from RE-20 to R-1-12, 3000 East is the main north-south collector road and Little Valley Road will be connecting to it. There will be two roads taking pressure off Little Valley Road. Quality Development has provided 110 acres of ag friendly zoning at the extreme southwest portion of their property, and they will be at the Planning Commission meeting next Tuesday with a zone change application to downzone property to accommodate lifestyle concerns in this area. All Sun Valley phases to this point are RE-12.5 zoning with a maximum density of two units per acre.

Mayor McArthur opened the public hearing.

Shauna Klump commented that not every piece of land has to be built upon, even if it is on the master plan. She said that wisdom was needed to leave open spaces for agriculture, and inquired of the City Council if they were planning on leaving any open spaces. She requested denial of the request.

Paul Iverson commented he would like to see RE zoning, but expressed appreciation to the developers for helping to ease traffic on Little Valley Road.

Ooni Ofawala stated she was sad to see the Little Valley area closed in with development.

City Manager Gary Esplin explained that this particular piece of property has never been irrigated and there is no water with the property. The Ft. Pierce Industrial Park is across the street and this project will allow those who work in the Industrial Park to live close to where they work.

Janice Hummel commented that there are some who have not been landlocked and will complain no matter what is said or done.

There being no further public comment, Mayor McArthur closed the public hearing.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Pike to approve the zone change by ordinance.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Bunker.
VOTE: Mayor McArthur called for a roll call vote, as follows:

Councilmember Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye
Councilmember Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye


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The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

PUBLIC HEARING/AMEND PD ZONE/ORDINANCE:
Public hearing to consider an amendment to the Planned Development Commercial zone at 415 South Dixie Drive to add wireless telecommunication facility to the list of permitted uses, and also consider the site plan and mono-pole elevations. Marv Blosch and Verizon Wireless, applicants.

City Attorney Shawn Guzman explained that under federal law the City cannot consider supposed health effects in approving location of a cell tower and cannot do anything prohibiting services in this area. The City must also be non-discriminatory by not giving preferential treatment to one provider over another. Again, health effects cannot be considered.

City Planner Ray Snyder explained the proposed location is in the Sunbrook Ranches PD Commercial zone. He displayed a map of the site. He explained this was originally a manufacturing zone but was changed to PD Commercial zoning, and is located in the middle of a residential area. He presented a photo simulation of what the cell tower would look like. The proposal has not been well received. The request is to add wireless telecommunication facility to the approved uses in the PD zone. Letters in opposition to the request have been received citing aesthetics and home values.

City Manager Gary Esplin advised the issue is whether or not the City Council wants to change the PD zone to allow this use, and if there is a reason to change the existing zone.

City Attorney Shawn Guzman commented this is a PD Commercial zone, and there have been many requests for changes to this PD zone.

City Manager Gary Esplin commented that the City Council has bent over backwards approving additional uses to help the applicant keep his project going until the economy changes.

Pete Simmons, representing Verizon Wireless, commented that there is a definite need for cell services. They looked at placing the tower on the north side, but there was concern based on setback requirements.

Mayor McArthur inquired if a master plan for Verizon was approved.

Mr. Snyder replied that a master plan for all cell towers was approved, but not specifically for this location.

City Attorney Shawn Guzman replied that in any event, the cell tower master plan does not bind the City to specific sites and does not mandate the City Council to approve any particular location. It is like the general plan for the City - it is general in nature. The master plan for cell towers is to identify where the City thinks towers can go and where they are needed, but does not pinpoint exactly where the towers can be placed.

City Manager Gary Esplin explained that the Sunbrook Ranches PD zone was granted with specific uses, and if it included cell towers, it may not have been approved.

Mr. Simmons replied they would like the cell tower to be as tall as possible for co-location. He displayed maps showing current coverage and what that coverage would be if approved.

City Attorney Shawn Guzman was excused from the meeting.

Mr. Simmons advised that the Planning Commission approved the cell tower master plan.

City Manager Gary Esplin replied that the Planning Commission is not the deciding body; the City Council is.

Mayor McArthur opened the public hearing.

Councilmember Pike was excused from the meeting.

Chris Braunberger advised that he has appeared before the City Council three times and feels it has become an occupational hazard to live in this particular area. He stated he recognized the owner was doing all he could to bring in revenue, but residents are concerned about the aesthetics of the tower, and the precedent it will set. He stated those with Verizon in the area already have great reception and he questioned the need

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for it in this particular area. He inquired how many times requests for amendments to this PD zone would be made.

Mayor McArthur replied that the owner can always request an amendment to the PD. There being no further public comment, he closed the public hearing.

Councilmember Almquist commented that if this location were allowed, it would have to be allowed everywhere, and he did not want to set that precedent. He commented he also likes the look of the valley the way it is.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Bunker to deny the request based on aesthetics and height and because the City Council does not want to change the permitted uses.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Nickle.
VOTE: Mayor McArthur called for a roll call vote, as follows:

Councilmember Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

Councilmember Hughes was excused from the meeting.

PUBLIC HEARING/ZONE CHANGE/ORDINANCE:
Public hearing to consider a zone change from R-1-10 to Open Space on 791.22 acres located near the Utah/Arizona state line in the White Dome Gypsum Hill area. City of St. George, applicant.

Mayor McArthur opened the public hearing. There being no public comment, he closed the public hearing.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Almquist to approve the zone change by ordinance.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Nickle.
VOTE: Mayor McArthur called for a roll call vote, as follows:

Councilmember Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

PUBLIC HEARING/ZONE CHANGE/ORDINANCE:
Public hearing to consider a zone change from Planned Development Residential and Mixed Use Commercial to Commercial C-2 on 182.69 acres located on the north side of the Southern Parkway between Interchange 6 and 7 within the Desert Canyons development. Desert Canyons, applicant.

City Planner Ray Snyder presented a map of the site.

City Manager Gary Esplin explained this area is within the airport overlay zone where dwelling units are not allowed.

Mayor McArthur opened the public hearing. There being no public comment, he closed the public hearing.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Nickle to approve the zone change by ordinance.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Bunker.
VOTE: Mayor McArthur called for a roll call vote, as follows:

Councilmember Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
Consider approval of the minutes of the December 8, 2011 City Council meeting.


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MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Bunker to approve the minutes as presented.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Almquist.
VOTE: Mayor McArthur called for a vote, as follows:

Councilmember Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

Consider approval of the minutes of the December 16, 2011 City Council meeting.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Bunker to approve the minutes as presented.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Almquist.
VOTE: Mayor McArthur called for a vote, as follows:

Councilmember Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

ADJOURN:
MOTION: A motion to adjourn was made by Councilmember Almquist.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Bunker.
VOTE: Mayor McArthur called for a vote, as follows:

Councilmember Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.



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Gay Cragun, City Recorder