City Council Minutes

Thursday, May 2,2013



ST. GEORGE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
MAY 2, 2013, 4:00 P.M.
REGULAR MEETING
CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

PRESENT:
Mayor Daniel McArthur
Councilmember Jon Pike
Councilmember Gail Bunker
Councilmember Gil Almquist
Councilmember Jimmie Hughes
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. Mayor McArthur announced that a National Day of Prayer event was held today, Ironman is this weekend and an Ironman Kid’s run will be held tomorrow. The pledge of allegiance to the flag was led by a Scout and the invocation was offered by Pastor Alex Wilkie. Mayor McArthur invited all the Scouts and students in the audience to introduce themselves.

Mayor McArthur invited Debbie Hofheins to introduce herself and those with her. Camille Salisbury was named as Foster Mom of the Year. Christie Beatty, Miss Dixie State University, expressed appreciation to the City for acknowledging Foster Care Month. Mayor McArthur read a proclamation proclaiming May as Foster Care Month in the City and presented it to Ms. Hofheins.

Lynn Murray of the Elks Lodge introduced the Exalted Ruler and others from the Elks Lodge. She explained that the Elks Lodge raises money and volunteers for youth and the community. They also provide scholarships for area youth. They have contributed over $29,000 to local youth this year. She advised they are submitting a special event application for use of the north side of the Town Square at the pavilion for the annual Flag Day ceremony on June 14. Leo Lang, Elks Lodge, thanked the City Council for allowing use of the Southgate Golf driving range for an event. Mayor McArthur read a proclamation proclaiming the first week in May as Youth Week in the City and presented it to the Exalted Ruler.

Shelly Barnson, representing Corps VIP, a veterans integration program, explained they are a non-profit group which helps soldiers reintegrate into normalcy. A benefit golf tournament at Entrada will be held July 5-6 and Karl Malone will be the official sponsor and host of the golf tournament. She advised that a pancake breakfast will be held at which all mayors in the county will help cook the breakfast.

Councilmember Pike arrived.

Ms. Barnson continued, asking that the City be a sponsor of the event and help spread the word about the Corps VIP program.

Councilmember Pike advised that Select Health yearly awards $2,500 to not-for-profit organizations who have applied for the grants. Three groups from this area, the Assistance League of Southern Utah, Dixie State University dental hygiene program, and an after-school program were all awarded grants.

AWARD OF BID:
Consider award of bid for the airport pavement management project.

City Manager Gary Esplin explained the bid is for a crack-sealing project. The City has received a commitment from the State to help with this. The amount of the contract is $115,000 and the City’s match is $11,000. The money from the State, however, will not come in until after July 1 and the work will be performed in the next fiscal year.

Purchasing Manager Connie Hood advised the low bid was submitted by Western Rock in the amount of $74,945.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Almquist to award the bid to Western Rock in the amount of $74,945.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Hughes.
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.

AWARD OF BID:
Consider award of bid for the East Annex tenant improvement and remodel project.

City Manager Gary Esplin explained that this bid is for the first phase of expansion into the building across the street from the City Office. Only one bid was received. The space will be used for the IT Division, Police Department offices, and for storing large equipment. The project will have multiple departments contributing to it. Some of the project will be done this fiscal year and some in next fiscal year.

Mayor McArthur commented the recommendation is also for the two alternates. He explained that the City acquired the building through a three-way trade with the School District and State.

Purchasing Manager Connie Hood advised that the only bid was submitted by JMI in the amount of $752,516m which includes the base bid plus two alternates.

Councilmember Almquist inquired about opening up 200 North from 200 East to 300 East.

City Manager Gary Esplin replied this possibility will be discussed with the property owner. The annex building will be improved with room to grow. The lobby area will be the next phase for the Leisure Services and Recreation departments. A $200,000 payment from the State for the flooding and funds from the Building Authority account will be used.

Support Services Manager Marc Mortensen advised the first phase will be completed in 90 days.

Purchasing Manager Connie Hood explained that RFPs are sent to a pregroup of bidders. RFPs are also published in the newspaper and on the City’s website. Two pre-bid meetings were held, but only one bid was received.

Support Services Manager Marc Mortensen advised that 12 sets of plans were issued to interested bidders.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Bunker to award the bid to JMI in the amount of $752,516.
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.

AWARD OF BID:
Consider award of bid for the 2013 Fourth of July fireworks presentation.

City Manager Gary Esplin explained that the fireworks presentation will be made in the next fiscal year, but the fireworks must be ordered now in this fiscal year.

Support Services Manager Marc Mortensen advised that the City has partnered with Canyon Media for the Fourth of July celebration, and they are subsidizing half the cost of the fireworks. The total cost to the City will be $20,000, and Canyon Media will pay $20,000. He recommended award of the bid in the amount of $40,000 to Firestorm Pyrotechnics. It will be the largest fireworks show ever in southwestern Utah. Murray Gubler will remain involved with the event.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to award the bid as recommended.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Pike.
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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.

RESOLUTION:
Consider approval of a resolution adopting the 2013-2014 preliminary fiscal budget for the City of St. George.

City Manager Gary Esplin explained that Utah cities are required by law to submit their budgets at the first City Council meeting in May. The public hearing process will then follow in June after meetings with department heads. The budget must be adopted by the third Thursday in June. The budget shows some optimism from previous budgets. This budget has $48,701,807 in the General Fund which is up 4% from the current budget. The total budget for the City is $180,000,000. No rate increases are proposed and there are no tax rate increases. He stated he would like to discuss program fees currently charged when discussions are held with department heads. There is $12 million in the Public Works Capital Project Fund and the only major project not included is the Mall Drive bridge. However, in discussions with the entities involved, there may be some creative financing options and bonds which would create some funds to do the project if environmental approvals can be obtained. This bridge is the number one project from a transportation standpoint. The estimated cost is hoped to be around $10-13 million. He then thanked Budget and Financial Planning Manager Deanna Brklacich for her work in putting the budget together.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Almquist to approve the resolution.
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 Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

SET PUBLIC HEARING:
Bob Nicholson advised that the Planning Commission, at its meeting held April 23, 2013, recommended that a public hearing be scheduled for May 16, 2013 to consider a zone change from C-2 to R-1-12 on a four acre parcel located at the northwest corner of the intersection of 3000 East and Crimson Ridge Drive for Mulberry Estates Phase 6.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Bunker to set the public hearing as recommended.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Hughes.
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.

FINAL PLATS:
Todd Jacobsen presented the final plats for: (1) Cottonwood Phase 1, a ten lot single family subdivision located on the south side of Crimson Ridge Drive and to the west of 3000 East Street; (2) Mulberry Estates Phase 2, a 16 lot single family subdivision located on the north side of Crimson Ridge Drive and to the west of 3000 East Street; and (3) Sun River Phase 32, a 34 unit single family subdivision.

City Councilmember Gail Bunker advised that Paul Iverson expressed concern about drainage from Mulberry Estates and the Cottonwood Subdivisions.



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Councilmember Hughes commented that he has also been contacted by several of the neighbors in this area as well who are worried about drainage from the new subdivisions.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Almquist to approve the final plats and authorize the Mayor to sign them.
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.

SIDEWALK WAIVER REQUEST:
Wes Jenkins explained that the City has received a request for a sidewalk waiver in various phases of the Stone Cliff development. The City has a policy on private streets that sidewalks have to be installed on at least one side of the street. However, there is an exception in the ordinance that a sidewalk may be waived by the City Council where there are unusual topographies, etc. A lot of the subdivision is built out and has steep terrain. Apparently the construction drawings showed sidewalks when approved, but the sidewalks were never built.

Gail Maxwell explained that when the preliminary plats were approved, there were no sidewalks. People within Stone Cliff do not want sidewalks. The HOA recommends the waiver of the sidewalk requirement and feels sidewalks are not necessary, especially in areas of steep terrain. The only sidewalks used are around the pool area.

Councilmember Pike commented he wondered about setting a precedent.

Mr. Maxwell reiterated there is an option in the ordinance for an applicant to present the option of not having a sidewalk.

Councilmember Almquist advised that the applicant has oversized the roads.

Mr. Maxwell replied that there is 37' of oiled road when only 28' is required.

City Attorney Shawn Guzman advised that if an exception is approved, it must be explained why. If the policy is to require sidewalks in a PD, someone else might want the same exception, and the City Council needs to be able to articulate why the exception was made in this case.

Gail Maxwell explained that the thing residents complained about most was the amount of walls and their height. They are not seen anymore because of the landscaping. Sidewalks would require less landscaping and then the walls would be seen more. He stated the areas where he is asking for sidewalk waivers are all on extreme slopes, anything over a 12% grade.

City Manager Gary Esplin commented that the hillside is creating the issue and residents are able to walk in the streets because they are so wide. These are the extenuating circumstances that would set this case apart from others.

Councilmember Hughes advised that the Planning Commission discussed the issue extensively and they were all okay with it because the roads in Stone Cliff are private roads, located within a private community.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the sidewalk waiver request due to the unusual topographical conditions in Stone Cliff in Phases 10, 3, the upper part of 7, 1 and 8, with a map attached as an exhibit.
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

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The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

PRELIMINARY PLAT:
Wes Jenkins presented the preliminary plat for Sage Meadows, a 73 lot residential subdivision, zoning is R-1-10 and R-1-12, with double fronting lots, a 10' landscape strip and 6' privacy wall. A storm drain line will run along the east side. The exact alignment is still being worked out and may shift a little. Lot size averaging will be used on the R-1-12 portion. The applicant will be required to improve 25' of frontage with curb and gutter. There was a proposed walkway to the adjacent school, however, the School District has indicated they do not want an access there. There is a standing water problem along 3000 East that will need fill, and there is concern about what will happen to the ground water as part of this project. This will be addressed when the geotech report is submitted. He advised that the School District feels additional accesses to the school create safety issues.

Councilmember Hughes commented that this subdivision is being built next to an agricultural area and he inquired if something to this effect will be recorded with the plat.

Mr. Jenkins replied that a note will be included on the plat.

Councilmember Hughes commented that another concern is that there are just two entrances to the subdivision, and both are half roads at 25'.

Mr. Jenkins replied that this would be the case until the adjacent property owner developed and finished the other 25' of roadway.

City Manager Gary Esplin commented that the City cannot require the developer of this subdivision to install all of the 50' roadway. It is the property owners’ responsibility to develop the roads adjacent to their projects.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Pike to approve the preliminary plat.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Hughes.
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.

PRELIMINARY PLAT:
Wes Jenkins presented the preliminary plat for Meadow Park Phases 1 & 2, a 49 lot subdivision zoned R-1-10 and RE-12.5. Again, the applicant had asked for an access to the school, but the School District does not want an access. Staff recommends approval subject to working out a storm drainage agreement. The storm drain area on the east side of Little Valley Road will be collected and directed to the Ft. Pierce.

City Manager Gary Esplin commented that the City needs to decide on a connection to River Road.

Councilmember Almquist commented he would like to see the school access corridor remain in place.

Councilmember Bunker inquired about “right to farm” signs.

City Manager Gary Esplin replied that he will follow up with Marc Mortensen on the signs. The School District would also have to grant access through its fence in order for the school access to remain open. He advised that he would meet with the School District on this issue.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Pike to approve the preliminary plat with the condition that a pedestrian access be made to the school property, if possible.

City Manager Gary Esplin advised that an answer will be obtained before final plat approval.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Bunker.

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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.

PRELIMINARY PLAT:
Wes Jenkins presented the preliminary plat for Cottam Cove, a 96 lot residential subdivision zoned R-1-10. Density is 1.35 dwelling units per acre. Zone A which is hillside shall be dedicated to the City as “no disturb” area. Zone B shall have no habitable structures. The Parks Department has asked for an access to maintain the “no disturb” area. Lot 200 will be a detention basin. There will be a nice entrance feature and an island with landscaping and the applicant will form an HOA to maintain these areas. Staff recommends that the City not take over maintenance of the landscaping. The upper lots will not be graded until individual grading and drainage plans for each lot are submitted.

Councilmember Almquist inquired about an acceleration lane and deceleration lane.

Mr. Jenkins replied that the applicant plans on only a deceleration lane. There is a canal that collects drainage and waters Jim Cottam’s property and it will be piped through the subdivision and then back to the open channel.

Councilmember Almquist inquired about any cuts on Lots 81-85.

Mr. Jenkins replied that a drainage area is being left open.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Bunker to approve the preliminary plat.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Pike subject to access to the portion being dedicated to the City.
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.

PRELIMINARY PLAT:
Wes Jenkins presented the preliminary plat for Mulberry Estates Phases 3-5 and 7-9 on 31.76 acres with zoning of R-1-12 and RE-20. Density is 2.6 dwelling units per acre. The developer will set aside one lot in the northwest corner as a detention basin. When the future roadway and storm drainage system is built along the north side of the lots, the detention basin will no longer be needed and the lot will return to a residential lot. There is an equestrian trail on the west side and a 100' setback buffer from Rancho Verde Estates. The developer will be required to improve 3000 East and install a 10' landscape strip and privacy wall along 3000 East.

Councilmember Almquist inquired if the storm drain system would be large enough.

Mr. Jenkins replied it will be sized for a ten year storm. Staff will have to make sure the road can handle a 100 year storm and convey the drainage to the Ft. Pierce without flooding the lots. The equestrian trail will be graded flat to 20'.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Pike to approve the preliminary plat.
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


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The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

PRELIMINARY PLAT:
Wes Jenkins presented the preliminary plat for the Crimson Ridge Drive Church Subdivision on 4.56 acres with zoning of A-1 and RE-20. The LDS Church purchased two separate parcels and merged them into one lot. However, the two parcels purchased by the Church were illegally split off from each original parcel, and the request is to clean this up and create a one lot subdivision for a church site.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the preliminary plat.
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.

PRELIMINARY PLAT:
Wes Jenkins presented the preliminary plat for Sun Valley Estates Phase 13 on 3.42 acres with zoning of R-1-10. Density is 1.75 dwelling units per acre. This subdivision will have double fronting lots along 3000 East which will require a privacy wall along 3000 East and a 10' landscape strip. There is a 10' master planned regional trail that will replace the sidewalk along 3000 East in this area. An agreement will be required for the storm drainage before final plat approval, and also for maintenance of the landscape strip before the subdivision can be recorded. The City will maintain the landscape strip.

Councilmember Bunker inquired if staff was aware of the Council’s feeling with regard to the cohesive look of privacy walls and maintenance of landscaping strips.

Mr. Jenkins replied that staff will review plans for the landscape strip and make sure the walls are cohesive.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Pike to approve the preliminary plat.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Hughes.
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:
Public hearing on the proposed Annual Action Plan for FY 2013-2014 under the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.

Mayor McArthur opened the public hearing.

Brian Russo, Chairman of Coins for Kids, thanked the Mayor and City Council for approving funds for this organization.

Jay Maxfield, Director of the Dixie Care and Share, expressed appreciation for the support of the Mayor and City Council. He requested clarification, stating that the notice does not designate the Care and Share specifically, and he inquired about the intent of the City Council.

City Manager Gary Esplin replied that a site must first be determined, and approval of the funds is for the type of use.

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

LOT SPLIT:
Todd Jacobsen presented a request for a lot split at 415 South Dixie Drive. There is

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access to both parcels. The request has been reviewed and approved by the Joint Utility Commission and easements will be obtained around both parcels.

City Manager Gary Esplin commented that it was unfortunate the owner of the former Moore’s Business Forms property has been financially unable to keep the parcel as one. There is some concern, however, how this property will develop since it is next to a City park.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Bunker to approve the lot split.
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.



HILLSIDE DEVELOPMENT PERMIT:
Bob Nicholson presented a request for a hillside development permit on 3000 East Street between 1450 South and 1580 South for the proposed realignment of 3000 East. The realignment and widening will require the removal of a portion of an existing hillside located directly west of the project. The Planning Commission recommends approval. The request was also heard by the Hillside Review Board who could not approve it due to a technicality in the ordinance, but the hillside ordinance will not be violated and there is an appeal provision in the ordinance that can be granted for situation such as this.

City Attorney Shawn Guzman advised that the ordinance can be amended to include essential public projects that affect the entire community.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Pike to grant the hillside development permit.
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.

Councilmember Almquist commented that the master road plans shows a road off the top of Stone Cliff on the east side, and suggested that this road be eliminated due to the steep slope.

Jay Sandberg replied that this area is too steep and a road would be physically impossible in this area.

CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT:
Consider approval of a conditional use permit for a car sales lot at 176 W. St. George Blvd. in a C-4 zone. Josh Williams, applicant.

Bob Nicholson explained this location was formerly used as a sales lot for off-road vehicles. Car sales are listed as a conditional use in the C-4 zone. The essential issue is getting landscaping in front of the business. The site is 3/4 of an acre and the building is 5,000 sq. ft. There are five display pads in the front area which were installed in 1998 before standards were adopted for display pads. The Planning Commission recommends approval subject to striping of the parking lot installation of signage, and that the front area be landscaped. They recommended that the display pads be considered as a legal non-conforming use. Findings are included in the packet.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the conditional use permit subject to the recommendations of the Planning Commission.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Almquist.
VOTE: Mayor McArthur called for a vote, as follows:

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Councilmember Bunker - no
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye
Councilmember Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye

The motion carried.

AGREEMENT:
Consider approval of an agreement with Washington County for the Virgin River erosion project.

City Manager Gary Esplin explained that Washington County has been designated by the NRCS as the local sponsor for emergency work in the County. Because the work is within St. George City, the NRCS requires this agreement for matching funds from the City. This work is for an erosion project primarily for the bridge area by the new Maverick on 1450 South and River Road to protect the sewer and water lines. The project will probably begin in August because of environmental concerns.

Councilmember Almquist commented that a lake has formed in the area where mosquitos will breed and he inquired if there was a way to let the water drain from this area.

Jay Sandberg replied that he would speak to the County about it.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes 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
Councilmember Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

APPOINTMENTS:
Appointments to boards and commissions of the City.

Mayor McArthur stated that the City Recorder will be retiring May 16, and he will be appointing Christina Fernandez as the new City Recorder at the May 16 City Council meeting.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
Consider approval of the minutes of the City Council meeting held April 4, 2013.
MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Bunker to approve the minutes as presented.
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.

Consider approval of the minutes of the City Council meeting held April 18, 2013.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes 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
Councilmember Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye

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The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION:
MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Pike to adjourn to a closed session to discuss property sales.
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

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

RECONVENE AND ADJOURN:
MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Pike to reconvene and adjourn.
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.



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Gay Cragun, City Recorder