City Council Minutes

Thursday, September 5,2013



ST. GEORGE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
REGULAR MEETING
SEPTEMBER 5, 2013, 4:00 P.M.
CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS


PRESENT:
Mayor Daniel McArthur
Councilmember Jon Pike
Councilmember Gail Bunker
Councilmember Gil Almquist
Councilmember Ben Nickle
Councilmember Jimmie Hughes
City Manager Gary Esplin
Deputy City Attorney Paula Houston
City Recorder Christina Fernandez


OPENING:
Mayor McArthur called the meeting to order and welcomed all in attendance. The pledge of Allegiance to the Flag was led by Councilmember Bunker and the invocation was offered by Reverend Jimi Kestin. He read a proclamation proclaiming September 21st as The Learning Center For Families Day.

Debbie Justice with The Learning Center for Families introduced board members who were present at the meeting. She explained they are celebrating their 20th anniversary with a big celebration to be held at the Town Square.

Gary Sanders presented grant checks from the St. George Arts Commission to several recipients.

Steve Bingham introduced five youth in the audience who competed at the National Hershey Track.

Jane Lambert with the Healthy Dixie Council presented plaques to Ken Jolley and Kirt Guerisoli for starting the Hershey Track Meet 28 years ago.

Marc Mortensen advised the City is partnering with other organizations to head up a Virgin River Clean-up project. The clean-up will take place on Saturday, September 21st.
City Manager Gary Esplin advised items 6L and 6M will not be heard tonight.

AGREEMENT:
Consider approval of an agreement with MGB+A for the design and preparation of construction drawings for Millcreek Park.

City Manager Gary Esplin advised this agreement is for the design and preparation of construction drawings for Millcreek Park.

Purchasing Manager Connie Hood stated the cost will be $51,750.00.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Pike to approve the agreement with MGB+A for the design and construction drawings in the amount of $51,750.00.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Bunker.
VOTE: Mayor McArthur called for a vote, as follows:

Councilmember Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye


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Councilmember Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

City Manager Gary Esplin advised there will be a public hearing in the near future to receive input from property owners and neighbors.

AWARD OF BID:
Consider award of bid to seal the golf course parking lots.

Purchasing Manager Connie Hood advised the request is to award the bid to Holbrook Asphalt in the amount of $98,641.46 to seal all golf course parking lots.

City Manager Gary Esplin stated the amount over the budgeted funds in the golf course will be covered by pavement management funds in the Streets Department.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Almquist to approve the golf parking seal in the amount of $98,641.46 to Holbrook Asphalt.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Hughes.
VOTE: Mayor McArthur called for a vote, as follows:

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

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

AWARD OF BID:
Consider award of bid for a front end loader for the Water Distribution Division.

Purchasing Manager Connie Hood advised the bid is off the State Contract to purchase a front end loader with Honnen Equipment, a local vendor, in the amount of $130,917.00.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Bunker to approve the bid award for the front end loader in the amount of $130,917.00.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Nickle.
VOTE: Mayor McArthur called for a vote, as follows:

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

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

AWARD OF BID:
Consider award of bid for four F-250 pickups with utility beds for the Parks Division.



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Purchasing Manager Connie Hood advised the request is to purchase four pickup trucks. St. George Ford has agreed to match the low bid since they were within 5%. The price for all four trucks is $86,097.96.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Almquist to approve the bid to St. George Ford to purchase four F-250 pickup trucks in the amount of $86,097.96.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Hughes.
VOTE: Mayor McArthur called for a vote, as follows:

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

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

AWARD OF BID:
Consider award of bid for asphalt maintenance of trails.

Purchasing Manager Connie Hood advised this request is not to exceed $104,000.00. One bid was received from Holbook Asphalt. The cost is comparable to previous years.

Mayor McArthur read the additional comments which include: “bid included 2" Asphalt Overlay at $5.60 per linear ft.. High density Mineral Bond (ATWA Specs) at $.154 center per linear ft., Asphalt Patching at $5.50 per linear ft., Crack Sealing at $.36 cents per linear ft. and Striping at $.24 cents per linear ft.”

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Pike to approve the asphalt maintenance bid award to Holbrook Asphalt in an amount not to exceed $104,000.00.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Bunker.
VOTE: Mayor McArthur called for a vote, as follows:

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

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

SERVICE CONTRACT:
Consider approval of the annual O&M service contract for the Millcreek Facility.

Purchasing Manager Connie Hood advised this is the annual renewal contract with GE International for the operation and maintenance for the Millcreek facility. It is a sole source in the amount not to exceed $400,000.00, to be billed quarterly.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Bunker to approve the O&M service contract to GE International in the amount not to exceed $400,000.00.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Nickle.
VOTE: Mayor McArthur called for a vote, as follows:

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

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

AGREEMENT:
Consider approval of an agreement with Alpha Engineering to design and manage the Little Valley Road project.

Purchasing Manager Connie Hood advised this request if for an engineering services agreement with Alpha Engineering for the Little Valley Road Project in the amount of $78,491.00. The agreement includes both design engineering and construction management. Also included are surveying and testing which would otherwise be an extra charge.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the agreement in the amount of $78,491.00.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Almquist.
VOTE: Mayor McArthur called for a vote, as follows:

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

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

CONTRACT:
Consider approval of a contract with Sunrise Engineering for the Indian Hills Drive project.

Purchasing Manager Connie Hood stated the request is for a local government agreement with UDOT for preconstruction engineering with Sunrise Engineering.

City Manager Gary Esplin advised the City has a match; however the contract is being administered by UDOT because of the funding coming from the MPO. The agreement will include planning, environmental permitting and design of the road and drainage improvements on Indian Hills Drive. The City may reduce the scope of the work for the project during the planning process.

Transportation Service Manager Cameron Cutler explained UDOT is paid when they invoice the City.

City Manager Gary Esplin stated the goal is to make Indian Hills Drive as safe as it can possibly be as well as a better usable road.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the Indian Hills local agreement with Sunrise Engineering and UDOT in the amount of $329,798.25.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Pike.
VOTE: Mayor McArthur called for a vote, as follows:



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

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

PARK FEE WAIVER:
Consider a request for fee waiver for the use of Crosby Confluence Park for the Mustache Dash Fun Run. Teri Iverson, applicant.

Teri Iverson advised this will be their 7th run and are requesting a waiver for the use of Crosby Confluence Park. All proceeds will benefit the Southern Utah Chapter of Big Brothers/Big Sisters.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Pike to approve the fee waiver for use of Crosby Confluence Park.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Almquist.
VOTE: Mayor McArthur called for a vote, as follows:

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

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

STREET CLOSURE:
Consider approval of a street closure request for Dixie State University tailgate events. Kalynn Larson, applicant.

City Manager Gary Esplin advised for the past several years, the City Council has approved Dixie State University to close 500 South from 600 East to 700 East to hold their tailgate events.

Kaylynn Larson stated the tailgate events are free for the community to attend. In addition, they raise awareness for Dixie State University sports programs.

City manager Gary Esplin stated there have not been issues in the past.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Bunker to approve the road closure on 500 South from 600 East to 700 East according to the schedule.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Almquist.
VOTE: Mayor McArthur called for a vote, as follows:

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

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.



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SPECIAL EVENT PERMIT FEE WAIVER:
Consider approval to use the 4th floor of the Downtown Parking Garage and a special event permit fee waiver for the Dixie High School homecoming dance to be held September 14, 2013. Kayla Spilker, applicant.

Kayla Spilker advised they will have approximately 4 police officers and 1-2 members of the school administration. Students will only be allowed to park on the 2nd floor and will use restrooms at Town Square. The students will provide trash cans and clean up after.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the request to use the 4th floor of the Downtown Parking Garage and the special event fee waiver.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Pike.
VOTE: Mayor McArthur called for a vote, as follows:

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

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

SPECIAL EVENT PERMIT FEE WAIVER:
Consider approval to use the 4th floor of the Downtown Parking Garage and a special event permit fee waiver for the Pine View High School homecoming dance to be held September 28, 2013. Logan Cox, applicant.

Logan Cox, Student Body President, advised they would like to use the parking garage from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Student Council Members get in free if they clean up and decorate, therefore clean up will be provided. Security and supervision will be provided by 10 advisors from the school and 2 school resource officers.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Almquist to approve the request to use the 4th floor of the Downtown Parking Garage and the special event fee waiver.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Hughes.
VOTE: Mayor McArthur called for a vote, as follows:

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

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

USE OF DIXIE SUN BOWL:
Consider a request to hold the Festival of Colors at the Dixie Sun Bowl to be held on October 19, 2013. Charu Das & Mark Kemp, applicants.

Charu Das advised they would like to hold the Festival of Colors at the Dixie Sun Bowl. In 30 color events in the world. They believe the Sun Bowl is a great place to host this event and will clean up the colors.



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Councilmember Bunker commented the Lions Club will re-seed after the rodeo, therefore, it will be dirt.

City Manager Gary Esplin stated that staff felt if it will be used for events it will not be re-seeded until the spring.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Bunker to approve the request to use Dixie Sun Bowl.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Hughes.
VOTE: Mayor McArthur called for a vote, as follows:

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

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

PUBLIC HEARING/FINAL PLAT AMENDMENT/ORDINANCE:
Public hearing to consider a final plat amendment for Twin Creeks at Stonebridge Phase 3.

Project Manager Todd Jacobsen presented a final plat amendment for Twin Creeks at Stonebridge Phase 3 located at approximately 2045 West 510 North Circle, zoning is PD-R. The purpose of the amendment is to change Note 2 on the final plat to give Lot 21 a 10 foot side yard setback, or the westerly boundary, instead of a 20 foot side yard setback.

Mayor McArthur opened the public hearing. Seeing none, he closed the public hearing.

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

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

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

PUBLIC HEARING/PLAT AMENDMENT/ORDINANCE:
Public hearing to consider a final plat amendment for Riverside Heights Plat “H” Subdivision.

Project Manager Todd Jacobsen presented a final plat amendment for Riverside Heights Plat “H” Subdivision located at approximately 2940 East and 110 North, zoning is R-1-6. The purpose of the amendment is to eliminate Lot 126 and its associated public utility easement.

City Manager Gary Esplin advised the City Council recently approved the contract.



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Mayor McArthur opened the public hearing. Seeing none, he closed the public hearing.

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

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

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

PUBLIC HEARING/PLAT AMENDMENT/ORDINANCE:
Public hearing to consider a final plat amendment for Jedora Estates Phase 2.

Project Manager Todd Jacobsen presented the final plat amendment for Jedora Estates phase 2 located at approximately 2000 East and 2710 South Circle, zoning is R-1-10. The purpose of the amendment is to vacate the drainage easement that exists over the entire lot of Lot 62.

Mayor McArthur opened the public hearing. Seeing none, he closed the public hearing.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Almquist to approve the final plat amendment 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 Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

PUBLIC HEARING/BUDGET AMENDMENT/RESOLUTION:
Public hearing to consider amendments to the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 budget.

City Manager Gary Esplin advised this is the first budget opening for the year. Proposed adjustments are: 1) To budget for a federal S.L.O.T. grant from the Dept. Of Homeland Security to send detectives to the California Gang Investigator Association Conference; 2) To budget for a new grant from Workforce Services to fund an After-School Program at East Elementary School; 3) To budget for a new grant from the FAA to perform a mandated Wildlife Hazard Assessment study for the new airport. The Federal portion is 90.94% and the City’s match is 9.06%; 4) To carry forward last year’s budget for emergency repairs of the netting at the Southgate Golf - Driving Range due to damage caused by recent high wind storms. The project was delayed and not started until this fiscal year; 5) To budget for the award from FEMA for the Riverside Dr. Erosion Protection - Hazard Mitigation Grant Program and budget for the City’s 25% match from the Drainage Utility Fund; 6) To
carry forward last year’s budget for the Dixie MPO and UDOT’s participation in funding the Red Hills/Red Cliffs Drive corridor connection study; 7) To carry forward last year’s budget for the City’s participation in UDOT’s MP8 Interchange improvement

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project. It was anticipated the City would be invoiced by UDOT in Fiscal Year 2013; however, the project was delayed and not started until this current fiscal year; and 8) To budget for the City’s 6.77% match to repair/remove sediment from various bridges from the 2010 Floods funded by FHWA Emergency Relief funds (administered by UDOT) and fund the City’s match from the Drainage Utility Fund.

Mayor McArthur opened the public hearing. Seeing none, he closed the public hearing.

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

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

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

SET PUBLIC HEARING:
Planner Ray Snyder advised that the Planning Commission, at its meeting held August 27, 2013, recommended that a public hearing be held September 19, 2013 to consider a proposed amendment to the City Zoning Regulations, Title 10, Chapter 2 “Definitions” and add a new sub-section to Title 10, Chapter 14, “Supplementary and Qualifying Regulations” to regulate cargo containers with specific requirements in all zones.

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

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

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

FINAL PLAT:
Project Manager Todd Jacobsen presented the following final plats: Anasazi Ridge Phase 5, a two lot residential subdivision located at approximately 2400 North Cohonina Trail, zoning is PD-R; Arthur Grant Commercial Subdivision, a three (3) lot commercial subdivision located at approximately 650 North Dixie Drive, zoning is C-3; Cottonwood Phase 2, nineteen (19) lot residential subdivision located at approximately 2879 East and 3400 South, zoning is R-1-10; Cottonwood Phase 3, an eight (8) lot residential subdivision located at approximately 2910 East and 3460 South, zoning is R-1-10; Las Colinas Phase 3, a twelve (12) lot residential subdivision located at approximately 890 West and 3930 South, zoning is PD-R; Riverstone Subdivision Phase 1, a thirteen (13) lot residential subdivision located at
approximately 850 West and 4100 South, zoning is R-1-10; Meadow Park Phase 1, a twenty-one (21) lot residential subdivision located at approximately 2240 East and Horseman Park Drive, zoning is RE-12.5 and R-1-10; Tonaquint Valley Phase 3, a thirteen (13) lot residential subdivision located at approximately 1200 West and 2280
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South, zoning is R-1-10; and The Village at Little Valley Phase 3 a nine (9) lot residential located at approximately 2440 East and Crimson Ridge Drive. With regard to Riverstone Subdivision Phase 1, the way the plat is proposed is that each lot owner will own the 30 foot easement at the rear of their lot; however, this may change if Dixie Escalante agrees to take ownership of the easement.

Councilmember Almquist inquired if the portion of the parcel being dedicated to the City from the Arthur Grant Commercial Center will have rip rap installed.

City Manager Gary Esplin advised there will not be rip rap in that area since there have not been issues in the past. Once the City receives ownership, the area will have to be maintained according to code.

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

PRELIMINARY PLAT:
Development Services Manager Wes Jenkins presented the preliminary plat for Clear Valley Farms Subdivision to create a seven (7) lot residential subdivision located at the southeast corner of 1070 South and Morningside Drive (700 East). Zoning is R-1-10 and density is 2.34 dwelling units per acre. The developer will be required to install sidewalk and extend utility services to each lot. In addition, the developer will be required to install a sewer main on the south side of the lots and provide a 25-foot utility easement to the City to maintain this proposed sewer main.

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 Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

PRELIMINARY PLAT:
Consider approval of a preliminary plat for “Legends at Cactus Flats” to create eleven (11) single family residential lots. Glen Bundy, applicant.

Development Services Manager Wes Jenkins presented the preliminary plat for Legends at Cactus Flats to create eleven (11) single family residential lots located at 2300 South and 2100 East in an R-1-10 zone. The applicant originally proposed a twelve (12) lot subdivision with the street crossing a portion of the adjacent property owned by John Hafen. Mr. Bundy and Mr. Hafen were not able to resolve the issues relating to the road location, therefore, Mr. Bundy is proposing to have the road entirely on his property. Mr. Hafen is apparently on board with this plan. The main
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objective is to connect the stub street at 2300 South and 210 East. The preliminary plat layout will accomplish that. Planning Commission recommends approval.

Mayor McArthur commented that although the plat was approved by the Planning Commission, he would like to have the Legal Department’s approval.

Councilmember Almquist inquired if there were still issues with the master planned road.

City Manager Gary Esplin stated eventually the roads will connect. The problem will be that the property to the north will have access across the top which will not be convenient. Although this is not the best solution, he does not know what else can be done.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the preliminary plat subject to review by the Legal Department.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Bunker.
VOTE: Mayor McArthur called for a vote, as follows:

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

DRAINAGE AND UTILITY EASEMENT:
Consider approval of a 20' wide drainage and utility easement on City property for the proposed Culvers Restaurant. Culvers Restaurant, applicant.

Development Services Manager Wes Jenkins presented a request for a drainage and utility easement which will run along 270 East Street within the property’s front setback area and will run in City property.

City Manager Gary Esplin stated the City Council will have to determine if granting the easement in the front yard setback will have a negative effect on the value of the City property. The other alternative would be to make Culvers cut the newly asphalted street to make the connection.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Pike to approve the drainage and utility easement on City property as discussed.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Almquist.
VOTE: Mayor McArthur called for a vote, as follows:

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

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

FAA GRANT:
Consider approval of a grant with the FAA to perform a Wildlife Hazard Assessment for the Airport.

City Manager Gary Esplin advised this a mandatory assessment that needs to be done in order to receive the grants form the FAA. The assessment will be paid for by the FAA except for the City’s match of $12,454.00.

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Public Works Director Larry Bulloch stated that on occasion, wildlife run across the runway or planes hit birds. All airports need to be looked at to see if there are safety issues.

Deputy City Attorney Paula Houston advised the Legal Department has not seen the final agreement.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Bunker to approve the grant subject to legal review and approval.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Hughes.
VOTE: Mayor McArthur called for a vote, as follows:

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

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT AMENDMENT:
Consider approval amending the Dixie Metropolitan Planning Organization memorandum of agreement to include Hurricane, LaVerkin, Toquerville and Leeds.

City Manager Gary Esplin stated the proposed amendment will include Hurricane, LaVerkin, Toquerville and Leeds as part of the DMPO.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the DMPO to add the cities and authorize the Mayor to sign 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 Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

MUTUAL AID AGREEMENT:
Consider ratification of a mutual aid agreement with Cedar City.

City Manager Gary Esplin stated this item is a ratification of an agreement that was approved as an emergency request to Cedar City Police Department to assist with an event that occurred last weekend.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Almquist to accept the ratification of the mutual aid agreement with Cedar City.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Nickle.
VOTE: Mayor McArthur called for a vote, as follows:

Councilmember Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye
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The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

SASO AGREEMENT:
Consider approval of a SASO lease with Duane Adams at the Airport.

City Manager Gary Esplin advised this is a standard lease with Mr. Adams at the Airport. City Attorney Shawn Guzman is still working out issues.

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

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

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

MINUTES:
Consider approval of the minutes of the City Council meeting held on July 25, 2013.

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

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

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

MINUTES:
Consider approval of the minutes of the City Council meeting held on July 31, 2013.

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

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

MINUTES:
Consider approval of the minutes of the City Council meeting held on August 1, 2013.

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

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

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

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

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

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

RECONVENE AND ADJOURN:
MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Pike 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 Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.







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Christina Fernandez, City Recorder