City Council Minutes

Thursday, November 7,2013



ST. GEORGE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
REGULAR MEETING
NOVEMBER 7, 2013, 4:00 P.M.
CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

PRESENT:
Mayor Pro Tem Gail Bunker
Councilmember Jon Pike
Councilmember Gil Almquist
Councilmember Ben Nickle
Councilmember Jimmie Hughes
Support Services Manager Marc Mortensen
City Attorney Shawn Guzman
City Recorder Christina Fernandez

OPENING:
Mayor Pro Tem Bunker called the meeting to order and welcomed all in attendance. The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag was led by City Attorney Shawn Guzman and the invocation was offered by Councilmember Almquist.

Mayor Pro Tem Bunker mentioned the candidates who ran for office. She thanked them for putting forth the effort. She introduced the newly elected Councilmembers Joe Bowcutt and Michele Randall and congratulated Mayor elect Jon Pike. In addition, she thanked Mayor McArthur for his years of service. She invited all scouts in the audience to introduce themselves.

Mayor Pro Tem Bunker advised item 6I will be postponed until the next meeting.

FINANCIAL STATEMENT:
Consider approval of the financial statement for September, 2013.

Support Services Manager Marc Mortensen advised Finance Director Philip Peterson usually presents the financial statements; however he is in Japan at this time. He stated that everything looks in line and the City did see a 2% increase in sales tax.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Pike to approve the financial statement for September, 2013.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Hughes.
VOTE: Mayor Pro Tem Bunker called for a vote, as follows:

Mayor Pro Tem 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 three (3) Gillig 35’ Transit Buses.

Purchasing Manager Connie Hood advised the Suntran Division is requesting to cancel the 29' bus approved in September and purchase three 35' buses with Gillig. The price for the buses is $383,571 each, which will be adjusted with the time frame not to exceed $410,000 each for a total of $1,230,000.00.

Support Services Manager Marc Mortensen stated the lead time is about 18 months, this request is to begin the process.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Almquist to approve the purchase of the three 35' buses for Suntran not to exceed $1,230,000.00.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Nickle.
VOTE: Mayor Pro Tem Bunker called for a vote, as follows:

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Mayor Pro Tem Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT:
Consider approval of a professional services agreement with Bowen Collins and Associates for engineering, design and construction management services for the Riverside Drive HMGP project.

Purchasing Manager Connie Hood advised the cost of the contract will be $14,931.00.

Mayor Pro Tem Bunker stated this is to mitigate the damage caused by the flooding of the Virgin River.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to award the bid for $14,931.00 to Bowen & Collins.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Pike.

Councilmember Almquist noted in order for FEMA is to share in the cost, the City is required to have a 3rd party for construction management. Staff performs as much of the work as they can.

Ms. Hood stated the actual agreement amount is $59,723.00; the City’s portion is $14,931.00.

VOTE: Mayor Pro Tem Bunker called for a vote, as follows:

Mayor Pro Tem 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 an EZ Hauler 5500 Track Unit, Self Storing Auger and Bucket Truck Assembly for the Power Department.

Purchasing Manager Connie Hood advised Conley Engineering is a sole source to purchase an EZ Hauler 5500 Track Unit, Self Storing Auger and Bucket Truck Assembly for $151,383.00 which is in this year’s budget. Although the amount does exceed what was budgeted, money was saved in other areas.

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

Mayor Pro Tem 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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AWARD OF BID:
Consider award of bid for four (4) 2014 SUV’s for the Police Department.

Purchasing Manager Connie Hood advised this request is to purchase four 2014 SUV’s with eco boost system engines. The only supplier who bid the correct specifications was Larry H. Miller out of Sandy. Each vehicle will cost $32,577.00 for a total of $128,308.00.
Councilmember Pike asked for more information regarding the type of vehicles.

Support Services Manager Marc Mortensen advised vehicle is called the Interceptor, the police line of the Ford SUV. Eco boost engines were requested by the Fleet Division after examining the specifications. The vehicles were approved in this year’s budget.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Almquist to approve the purchase of four 2014 SUV’s for the Police Department in the amount of $128,308.00 from Larry H. Miller.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Hughes.
VOTE: Mayor Pro Tem Bunker called for a vote, as follows:

Mayor Pro Tem Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

CHANGE ORDER:
Consider approval of a change order to have Ridge Rock, Inc. crack seal additional roadways.

Purchasing Manager Connie Hood advised this change order will allow for an additional 1.65 million square feet of roadway to be crack sealed. The amount of the change order is $86,250.00.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Pike to approve the change order for Ridge Rock, Inc. to crack seal additional roadways in the amount of $86,250.00.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Hughes.
VOTE: Mayor Pro Tem Bunker called for a vote, as follows:

Mayor Pro Tem Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

FULL SERVICE RESTAURANT LIQUOR LICENSE:
Consider approval of a full service restaurant liquor license for Jazzy’s Rock N Roll Grill located at 185 North Bluff Street. Reid Smeltzer, applicant.

Business Licence Officer Shiloh Kirkland advised this is an existing license that the applicant has had since 2009. He is simply changing the classification from a limited service restaurant liquor license to a full service restaurant liquor license. The State requires a new local consent to be signed; the applicant has met all requirements.



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Reid Smeltzer, owner of Jazzy’s Rock N Roll Grill, stated that although he was approved for another location, he decided to stay in the current location since widening Bluff Street has been postponed. He is now requesting a full service liquor license for the current location. The current building cannot be expanded, therefore it will stay the way it is.

Councilmember Almquist noted the address is 285 North Bluff, not 185 North Bluff as it states on the agenda as well as the attachments.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Pike to approve the full service restaurant liquor license for Jazzy’s Rock N Roll Grill located at 285 North Bluff Street.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Almquist.
VOTE: Mayor Pro Tem Bunker called for a vote, as follows:

Mayor Pro Tem Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

FULL SERVICE LIQUOR LICENSE: Consider approval of a full service restaurant liquor license for Bout Time Pub & Grub located at 929 West Sunset Boulevard. Dean Barnett, applicant.

Business License Officer Shiloh Kirkland advised the applicant is requesting a full service restaurant liquor license for a new restaurant.

Dean Barnett, owner of Bout Time Pub & Grub stated they will open in December. It will not be a bar, rather a sports pub that offers family friendly services and will include a banquet area. They are a franchise from Salt Lake City.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the full service liquor license.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Pike.
VOTE: Mayor Pro Tem Bunker called for a vote, as follows:

Mayor Pro Tem 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:
City Planner Ray Snyder advised that the Planning Commission, at its meeting held October 22, 2013, recommended that a public hearing be scheduled for November 21, 2013 to consider a zone change request for Foremaster - Medical Center Drive from R-1-10 to AP on 15.77 acres and to OS on 28.77 acres located on Medical Center Drive at approximately 600 South.

Councilmember Pike advised he will decline to participate due to fact that IHC Health Services is his employer.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Almquist to set the public hearing for item 1A as stated.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Nickle.
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VOTE: Mayor Pro Tem Bunker called for a vote, as follows:

Mayor Pro Tem Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

SET PUBLIC HEARINGS:
City Planner Ray Snyder advised that the Planning Commission, at its meeting held October 22, 2013, recommended that public hearings be scheduled for November 21, 2013 to consider (1) a zone change for a future phase of the Blackberry Court subdivision on 2.81 acres located at approximately 1150 West Blackberry Circle; the project will be known as Blackberry Court Phase 3; (2) a zone change request from RE 12. To R-1-10 on 5.011 acres located generally on the west side of 2160 East and north of 2450 South; the project will be known as the Hughes Subdivision; and (3) a zone change request for a future subdivision to be called Cornerstone on two parcels from RE-12.5 on 10.6 acres and A-1 to R-1-10 on 11.9 acres generally located southeast of the intersection of Seegmiller Drive and 3000 East.

Councilmember Hughes advised he will vote on setting the public hearing; however due to a conflict, when the Hughes Subdivision is heard on November 21nd, he will step out of the room.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Almquist to set the public hearings on items 1B, 1C and 1D for November 21, 2013.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Pike.
VOTE: Mayor Pro Tem Bunker called for a vote, as follows:

Mayor Pro Tem Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

PRELIMINARY PLAT:
Wes Jenkins presented the preliminary plat for Fort Pierce Business Park Lot 1, a 3 lot industrial/manufacturing subdivision on 4.22 acres located at 3662 South River Road. The applicant would like to subdivide the parcel into 3 different parcels. Since there will be only one access to River Road, the owner will have to do a shared access agreement.

Mayor Pro Tem Bunker inquired if there will be a deceleration lane to allow for easier access.

Mr. Jenkins advised there are no plans for that at this time since they do not know the uses for two of the parcels yet.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Pike to approve the preliminary plat for Fort Pierce Business Park Lot 1 as presented.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Hughes.

Mayor Pro Tem Bunker expressed she would like to add a caveat to address traffic.

VOTE: Mayor Pro Tem Bunker called for a vote, as follows:



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Mayor Pro Tem Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

FINAL PLATS:
Todd Jacobsen presented the final plats for Meadow Park Phase 2, a 21 lot residential subdivision located at approximately 3350 South and 2330 East, zoning is R-1-20; Rim Rock Office Condominiums located at 262 South 1460 East, zoning is PD-C; Stone Cliff Phase 12, a 2 lot residential subdivision located at approximately 2000 East Pinnacle Drive, zoning is PD-R; and Sun River St. George Phase 19, an 18 lot residential subdivision located at approximately 4900 South and 2000 West, zoning is PD-R.

Mayor Pro Tem Bunker inquired if there are problems with water and sewer in the Stone Cliff subdivision.

Mr. Jacobsen stated there are plans to install an additional tank that will help with the water issues.

Water Services Director Scott Taylor stated he believes what Mayor Pro Tem Bunker is referring to is the fact, that since the subdivision is that close to the tank, they will have decreased pressure. He advised, that issue was fixed with a previous phase and is no longer a problem.

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 Hughes.
VOTE: Mayor Pro Tem Bunker called for a vote, as follows:

Mayor Pro Tem Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

MINOR SUBDIVISION:
Todd Jacobsen presented a minor subdivision for IHC Health Services. The applicant has a large parcel that will be split into 3 parcels that will be platted in the future, zoning is R-1-10. In addition the applicant will return with a request for aa zone change. He explained, minor means it is not a full subdivision plat. State law allows a minor subdivision rather than a final plat.

Councilmember Pike declined to participate on this item.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the 3 lot commercial minor subdivision.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Almquist.
VOTE: Mayor Pro Tem Bunker called for a vote, as follows:

Mayor Pro Tem Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye



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Councilmember Hughes - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

LOT SPLIT:
Todd Jacobsen presented the lot split for IHC Health Services and LDS Church. He explained, located at between 200 East and 300 East and north 600 South, there is an existing parking lot on the east and a dirt lot on the west. The applicants would like to split the lot; the LDS Church will take the bare parcel and IHC will retain the parking lot. The plan is to build a family history center on the bare parcel. Currently, the parcel is under IHC ownership.

Councilmember Pike declined to participate on this item.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the lot between 200 and 300 East.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Almquist.
VOTE: Mayor Pro Tem Bunker called for a vote, as follows:

Mayor Pro Tem Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

City Attorney Shawn Guzman inquired if it was clarified that the approval is subject to the two parties signing an easement agreement with the City.

AMENDED
MOTION: Councilmember Hughes amended his motion to include that the request be subject to an easement agreement with the City.
SECOND: The amended motion was seconded by Councilmember Almquist.
VOTE: Mayor Pro Tem Bunker called for a vote, as follows:

Mayor Pro Tem Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT:
Consider approval of a conditional use permit to construct a detached garage with a wall height of 10’ which is located within 18” of the side and rear property lines behind the home located at 3627 South 2870 East. Troy Christensen, applicant.

Craig Harvey presented a request for a conditional use permit to construct a detached residential garage with building wall height of 10' with a setback of 18" to the side and rear walls. The wall height exceeds the allowable building wall height of 8' for a setback
of 5' or less to the rear and side property lines, unless a conditional use permit is granted lesser setback. The residence is located at 3627 South and 2870 East, zoning is R-1-10. He presented site photos. Planning Commission recommends approval. Findings include: The garage will have the same colors and finish materials as the existing home; The applicant will be installing rain gutters with splash extensions to prevent any stormwater runoff onto the adjacent property; The detached garage wall height is 10'; The wall height of the garage is mitigated due to the applicant’s property being lower than the two

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adjacent properties where the garage is located; and a detached garage is within the existing character of the zone. He stated that neighbors have been notified of the request.

Caroline Chamberlain, neighbor directly behind the applicant, stated she was notified of the request. She explained that there is a big hole behind their property. When it rains, if the runoff hits anywhere other than the rain gutter, it will flow into the hole which will drain into the applicants yard. She stated she does not believe lowering the walls on the garage will make a difference.

Councilmember Hughes stated he believes the applicant needs to work out the drainage issues.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes approve the conditional use permit, provided the two parties can work out the drainage issues, to allow the garage height to be 10' with the setback of 18".
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Almquist Pike.
VOTE: Mayor Pro Tem Bunker called for a vote, as follows:

Mayor Pro Tem Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

Councilmember Almquist believes staff should look at this closely since it may come up in the future.

Mr. Harvey stated staff could look at that in the ordinance.

Councilmember Pike advised the Council likes to see these sooner.

Mr. Harvey stated this was a result of a code enforcement action. The applicant did not know he needed approval.

SPECIAL EVENT FEE WAIVER:
Consider approval of a special event fee waiver and for the use of the Ridge Top Conference Facility. Ever Gonzalez, applicant.

Support Services Manager Marc Mortensen advised the request is for a fee waiver to use Annex Hangar 1 at the Ridge Top Complex for a new business called Outlier Labs to hold a conference series on January 21, 2014.

Ever Gonzalez, introduced a gentleman by the name of Brad that works with him at Outlier Labs.

Brad advised this is a concept that several local companies put together. The conference is something they will do once a quarter to unite entrepreneurs, investors, startups and startup supporters through a series of outlier events including workshops, high profile keynote speakers and hosting a startup/business competition. He stated there are not a lot of options here for software development. When they started, they had four people, now they have 20 employees and great growth potential.

Support Services Manager Marc Mortensen recommends the City become a sponsor by waiving the facility.

Councilmember Pike inquired how many participants are expected.

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Brad stated there will be approximately 150 participants. Their hope is to grow out of the building and move downtown; the hangar is a great location to start. They have worked with Support Services Manager Marc Mortensen, DXATC, and President Naudald to the community behind this concept.

Mr. Gonzalez advised there will be special pricing for students and the City.

Support Services Manager Marc Mortensen stated they may be able to utilize the Electric Theater in the future.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Pike to approve the fee waiver for the Outlier Conferences to be held on January 24, 2014.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Hughes.

Councilmember Almquist inquired if the City would be a co-sponsor.

Brad stated yes, the City would be a co-sponsor; they would use the City logo to show that. He invited the Mayor and Council to attend.

VOTE: Mayor Pro Tem Bunker called for a vote, as follows:

Mayor Pro Tem Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

Mayor Pro Tem Bunker invited additional scouts, who came in late, to introduce themselves.

PUBLIC HEARING/FRANCHISE TAX REVENUE BONDS:
Public hearing regarding the issuance and sale of the issuer’s 10,000,000 aggregate principal amount of franchise tax revenue bonds, Series 2013 and to allow public input regarding any potential economic impact that the project described herein to be financed with the proceeds of the Series 2013 bonds may have on the private sector.

Support Services Manager Marc Mortensen stated this public hearing is to correct a technicality to comply with the requirements to post on the Utah Public Notice website. The issuance of the bonds was approved on September 19, 2013.

Mayor Pro Tem Bunker opened the public hearing, there being no public comment, she closed the public hearing.

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

Mayor Pro Tem 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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PUBLIC HEARING/EASEMENT VACATION/ORDINANCE:
Public hearing to consider vacation of a portion of an easement, given to the City, in the Stone Cliff Development. Kay Traveller/Reid Pope, applicants.

Todd Jacobsen presented the request for an easement vacation at approximately 2050 East Pinnacle. The final plat was recently approved for the two lots in Stone Cliff Phase 12. He explained, when the fence was built around the existing water tank, a portion of it was built inside the easement. The Water Department is in agreement with the vacation.

Mayor Pro Tem Bunker opened the public hearing, there being no public comment, she closed the public hearing.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Nickle to approve the vacation easement.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Pike.
VOTE: Mayor Pro Tem Bunker called for a roll call vote, as follows:

Mayor Pro Tem 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 approval of an amended final plat for Rim Rock Commercial Center Second Amended and Extended. Bob Hermandson, applicant.

Todd Jacobsen presented the amended final plat for Rim Rock Commercial Center Second Amended and Extended located at approximately 170 South and 1470 East, zoning is C-2 and PD-C. He explained the applicant would like to vacate lot 12 and its associated public utilities and drainage easement

Mayor Pro Tem Bunker opened the public hearing, There being no public comment, she closed the public hearing.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Almquist to approve the final plat amendment for Rim Rock Commercial Center Second Amended and Extended.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Nickle.
VOTE: Mayor Pro Tem Bunker called for a roll call vote, as follows:

Mayor Pro Tem 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 approval of an amended final plat for Lot 2 of the Green Valley No. 4 Subdivision and Lot 37 of The Overlook at Green Valley Subdivision. C. Carman, D. Brough and Kent Provstgaard, applicants.

Todd Jacobsen presented the final plat amendment for lot 2 of the Green Valley No. 4 Subdivision and lot 37 of The Overlook at Green Valley Subdivision. He explained the same owner owns both parcels and wants to merge the two lots; therefore he is
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requesting to vacate the public utilities and drainage easement between the two lots located at 1772 West Grand View Drive, zoning is R-1-8 and R-1-10.

Mayor Pro Tem Bunker opened the public hearing, There being no public comment, she closed the public hearing.

Councilmember Almquist inquired what the setback could be if the lot is improved on 740 South.

Mr. Jacobsen advised the lot will essentially become the rear lot; however it would be a double fronting lot, the set back is still 25'. If the applicant wanted to install a fence, they would have to abide by the setback.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Pike to approve the final plat amendment for lot 2 of the Green Valley No. 4 Subdivision and lot 37 of The Overlook at Green Valley Subdivision and to vacate the public utilities and drainage easement between the two lots.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Hughes.
VOTE: Mayor Pro Tem Bunker called for a roll call vote, as follows:

Mayor Pro Tem Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

PUBLIC HEARING/EASEMENT VACATION/ORDINANCE:
Public hearing to consider vacation of an easement located at 3394 East 2000 South. Jason Wittier and Roger Bundy, applicants.

Todd Jacobsen presented the vacation easement on the Wittwer property located at 3394 East 2000 South, zoning is A-1. The line was moved previously, but the applicant was not ready to vacate the easement at that time.

Mayor Pro Tem Bunker opened the public hearing, there being no public comment, she closed the public hearing.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the easement vacation as outlined.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Almquist.
VOTE: Mayor Pro Tem Bunker called for a roll call vote, as follows:

Mayor Pro Tem Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

PUBLIC HEARING/ZONE CHANGE/ORDINANCE:
Public hearing to consider approval of a zone change from Residential Estates RE-20 to RE-12.5 on 1.77 acres located at approximately 2550 East Mountain Ledge Drive. Development Solutions, Inc., applicant.

Craig Harvey presented a request for a zone change from RE-20 to RE-12.5 on 1.77 acres located at approximately 2550 East Mountain Ledge Drive. The development will be

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known as Meadow Valley Estates Phase 4, density is 2.8 dwelling units per acre. This will be the last phase and does conform with the rest of the zoning for the subdivision. There was a nay vote at the Planning Commission because they felt the density was too dense.

Mayor Pro Tem Bunker opened the public hearing.

Barry Brooksby, a resident on Mountain Ledge Drive stated he would like to see this become a cul-de-sac for safety reasons. He stated the residents are here tonight because they will not be heard at the preliminary plat request. They are not against the zone change.

Councilmember Hughes was glad to hear that they and the developer are working together.

Councilmember Pike stated he likes the cul-de-sac idea.

Jason Wright, resident, presented a power point presentation which covered the following topics: Benefits of Cul-De-Sac; Entries into Communities; a map of Meadow Valley Estates; map of Knolls, map of Jedora Estates; a map of Red Butte; a map of Little Valley Horesman’s Park; a map of Little valley Estates. He stated he is in favor of the re-zoning, but would like to see the cul-de-sac.

Mayor Pro Tem Bunker stated there have been concerns with cul-de-sacs; however, this one sounds great.

Mike Riding, resident, stated he moved to this area a year and a half ago. He supports the re-zoning. He explained that traffic in this area flows naturally from Little Valley Road to the park and schools. He is concerned with having a thru street in that area on a narrow road. Seeing children cross the street in that area scares him since drivers do not abide by the speed limit.

Sara Riding, resident, reiterated what all others have said. When the water tower came down, she was concerned they were going to install a thru street. A cul-de-sac would keep the traffic down.

Brett Burgess, developer, stated he has been in contact with Barry and Jason in the Little Valley Estates subdivision. With regard to the access point to the south, there should be a paved trail in that area. When the preliminary plat is heard, one thing that will need to be discussed is the fact that another developer will be in that area. He explained if a cul-de-sac is put in as well as the access, they will lose some lots.

Councilmember Hughes asked Mr. Burgess if he knows how the other developer will be addressing access.

Mr. Burgess stated he does not know at this time. He can speak to them about this.

Mayor Pro Tem Bunker closed the public hearing.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the zone change from RE-20 to RE-12.5 on 1.77 acres.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Almquist.
VOTE: Mayor Pro Tem Bunker called for a roll call vote, as follows:

Mayor Pro Tem Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Pike - aye



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Councilmember Hughes - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

SAND HOLLOW REGIONAL WATER LINE:
Consider approval to add the Sand Hollow Regional water line to the District’s Capital Facilities Plan and a brief update on district activities. Ron Thompson, applicant.

Support Services Manager Marc Mortensen advised the applicant is not ready at this time.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to table the item.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Almquist.
VOTE: Mayor Pro Tem Bunker called for a call vote, as follows:

Mayor Pro Tem Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

APPROVAL OF GRANT:
Consider approval of a grant for airport pavements and pavement marking.

Support Services Manager Marc Mortensen advised the airport has been in operation for 3 years. Under the grant, offered by the Utah State Division of Aeronautics, the City has an
opportunity to perform some needed maintenance on the runway. The portion covered under the grant will be $405,000.00, the City’s portion will be $225,000.00 and will be paid using passenger facility charges fund. Staff recommends approval of the grant.

Councilmember Pike inquired if this is to seal the runway.

Support Services Manager Marc Mortensen replied, yes, this is just to seal in the pavement on the runway. The project will be done in phases, dealing with the most crucial first. He commended Airport Manager Rich Stehmeier for seeking the grant.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Pike to approve the grant for airport pavements and pavement marking; $180,000.00 to be paid by the FAA and $225,000.00 to be paid by the City..
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Almquist.
VOTE: Mayor Pro Tem Bunker called for a call vote, as follows:

Mayor Pro Tem Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

INTERLOCAL COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT AMENDMENT:
Consider approval of an amendment to the Regional Flood Control Authority Interlocal Cooperative Agreement to change the billing methods from “water connections” to “drainage billing accounts”.



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Support Services Manager Marc Mortensen advised this is a housekeeping item to change form category to another.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Nickle to approve the amendment.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Almquist.
VOTE: Mayor Pro Tem Bunker called for a call vote, as follows:

Mayor Pro Tem Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

HANGAR ONE LEASE EXTENSION:
Consider approval of the Hangar One lease extension at the airport.

City Attorney Shawn Guzman advised that Fedex has signed a lease for a new building in Fort Pierce, to be completed by Support Services Manager Marc h. This extension will expire on April 15, 2014. The hangar is actually at the Ridge Top Complex, not the airport.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Almquist to approve the hangar lease extension.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Hughes.
VOTE: Mayor Pro Tem Bunker called for a call vote, as follows:

Mayor Pro Tem Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
Consider approval of the minutes of the September 5, 2013 meeting.

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

Mayor Pro Tem Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
Consider approval of the minutes of the September 19, 2013 meeting.

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



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Mayor Pro Tem Bunker - aye
Councilmember Almquist - aye
Councilmember Pike - aye
Councilmember Hughes - aye
Councilmember Nickle - aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
Consider approval of the minutes of the September 26, 2013 meeting.

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

Mayor Pro Tem 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 Almquist to adjourn to a closed session to discuss pending litigation.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Pike.
VOTE: Mayor Pro Tem Bunker called for a roll call vote, as follows:

Mayor Pro Tem 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 to reconvene and adjourn.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Hughes.
VOTE: Mayor Pro Tem Bunker called for a vote, as follows:

Mayor Pro Tem 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