City Council Minutes

Thursday, June 19,2014



St. George City Council Minutes
Regular Meeting
June 19, 2014 5:00 p.m.
City Council Chambers

Present:
Mayor Jon Pike
Councilmember Gil Almquist
Councilmember Jimmie Hughes
Councilmember Michele Randall
Councilmember Joe Bowcutt
Councilmember Bette Arial
City Manager Gary Esplin
City Attorney Shawn Guzman
Deputy City Recorder René Fleming

OPENING:
Mayor Pike called the meeting to order and welcomed all in attendance. The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag was led by Boy Scout Troop number 1869 and the invocation was offered by Pastor Jimmy Kestin.

Mayor Pike recognized the Animal Shelter Review Board and invited the group to come forward. He announced the re-grand opening of the Animal Shelter on Saturday June 19, 2014.

Sergeant Fuller reviewed the positive changes made at the shelter. The shelter is operating under a no-kill philosophy meaning no animal will be euthanized if it is adoptable. Working with the local animal rescue groups has been very helpful and successful.

Mayor Pike read a proclamation for SCORE which is celebrating 50 years of service to small businesses. He presented the proclamation to Steve Waddles.

CONSENT CALENDAR
Consider approval of the financial report for May 2014.

City Manager Esplin discussed the financial report for May 2014.

Councilmember Almquist asked about the investment section and the low interest rate earned on the funds. He asked if monies could be invested such that more interest earned.

City Manager Esplin explained the State of Utah dictates much of how the funds are managed and how it is allowed to be invested. There are also limits as to the term of the investment as it has to be tied to the fiscal year.

There was discussion regarding possible investment options and resources that may be able to provide other low-risk options.

Mayor Pike called for a motion.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Almquist to accept financial report for May 2014.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Arial.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote as follows:
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Councilmember Almquist, aye
Councilmember Randall, aye
Councilmember Bowcutt, aye
Councilmember Arial, aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

AWARD OF BID:
Consider a request to implement a new commercial load profiler software for the Energy Services Department.

Purchasing Agent Hood explained this is a bid for software with Automated Energy to launch a commercial load profiler program in the amount of $1,000.

Mayor Pike called for a motion.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to award the bid for commercial load profiler software to Automated Energy for $1,000.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Almiquist.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote as follows:

Councilmember Almquist, aye
Councilmember Randall, aye
Councilmember Bowcutt, aye
Councilmember Arial, aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

Consider award of bid for the 2450 East irrigation line extension project.

Purchasing Agent Hood explained there were five responses to the bid. Sunroc was the low bidder at $87,026.90 which is under the budget.

Mayor Pike called for a motion.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to award to the bid to Sunroc for the 2450 East Irrigation Line Extension project in the amount of $87,026.90

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Almiquist

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote as follows:

Councilmember Almquist, aye
Councilmember Randall, aye
Councilmember Bowcutt, aye
Councilmember Arial, aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.
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Consider award of bid for the Wastewater equipment shed.

Purchasing Agent Hood explained there were three bidders for this project. Red Canyon was the low bidder which is slightly over the budget at $65,967.51.

There was discussion as to the size of the shed and the cost per square foot. The shed is designed to be 25 feet by 40 feet and approximately $65 a square foot.

Mayor Pike called for a motion.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Bowcutt award the bid for the Wastewater equipment shed to Red Canyon in the amount of $65,967.51.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Arial.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote as follows:

Councilmember Almquist, aye
Councilmember Randall, aye
Councilmember Bowcutt, aye
Councilmember Arial, aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

Consider award of bid for the 2014 sewer relining project.

Purchasing Agent Hood explained there were three bids with Layne Inliner being the low bid at $93,795.50. This is slightly under the $100,000 budget.

Mayor Pike called for a motion.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Almquist to award the bid to Lane Inliner for the amount of $93,795.50 indicating this is much cheaper than installing new lines.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Arial.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote as follows:

Councilmember Almquist, aye
Councilmember Randall, aye
Councilmember Bowcutt, aye
Councilmember Arial, aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

City Manager Esplin indicated the bid awards that are on the addendum are all in the current budget year.


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ORDINANCES
Consider approval of an ordinance prohibiting the use of fireworks in designated area of the City through July 27, 2014.

Deputy Fire Chief Kevin Taylor explained this is the second year restrictions on fireworks have been requested for specific areas in the city. He noted that last year the public was responsive to the restrictions and the number of incidents were down. He explained that in general fireworks are restricted in areas of open space, drainages and slopes on hillside.

City Attorney corrected agenda dates, noting that the restrictions would be in place July 1 through July 31, 2014. Violations of this ordinance will be a class b misdemeanor.

There was discussion regarding the interactive map detailing the restricted areas, which is available through the city website.

Mayor Pike called for a motion.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to pass the ordinance restricting the use of fireworks in designated areas of the City from July 1 through July 31.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Bowcutt.

Assistant to the City Manager Mortensen displayed the map and showed how the interactive functions work.

Councilmember Almquist pointed out that the ordinance restricts not only the use of fireworks, but any other ignition source.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a roll call vote as follows:

Councilmember Almquist, aye
Councilmember Randall, aye
Councilmember Bowcutt, aye
Councilmember Arial, aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

PUBLIC HEARINGS:
Public hearing to consider a zone change from R-2 and Planned Development Residential to Commercial C-4 for properties located at 321 West Tabernacle Street and 16 South 300 West.

City Planner Snyder explained this is a request for two zone changes in one action. He detailed the addresses and the exhibits which are surveys of the properties. The applicant, Mr. Dunker, owns one property and the Washington County School District (WCSD) owns the other and supports the zone change request. The zone change to C-4 would allow the applicant to build an office to the side of the property line and near the front property line. The Planning Commission recommends approval.


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Mayor Pike opened the public hearing, there being no one to comment, he closed the public hearing.

Mayor Pike called for a motion.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Arial to approve the zone change from R-2 and Planned Development Residential to Commercial C-4 for properties located at 321 West Tabernacle Street and 16 South 300 West.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Randall.

Councilmember Bowcutt noted this zone change is his neighborhood and will be a great improvement.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a roll call vote as follows:

Councilmember Almquist, aye
Councilmember Randall, aye
Councilmember Bowcutt, aye
Councilmember Arial, aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

Public hearing to consider amendments to the 2013-2014 fiscal year budget.

City Manager Esplin explained a public hearing is required by state law to amend the budget. He briefly reviewed the recommended adjustments indicating that more detail is provided in the agenda packet. He also explained the amendment with respect to building inspections as a result of more permits being issued than projected and youth sports increased due to more participation in the programs.

Mayor Pike opened the public hearing, there being no one to comment, he closed the public hearing.

Mayor Pike called for a motion.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Bowcutt to approve by resolution amendments to the 2013-2014 fiscal year budget as detailed in the agenda packets.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Almquist.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a roll call vote as follows:

Councilmember Almquist, aye
Councilmember Randall, aye
Councilmember Bowcutt, aye
Councilmember Arial, aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

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Public hearing to receive public input on the 2014-2015 fiscal year budget and unbilled water and energy services.

City Manager Esplin indicated this is the second public hearing regarding the 2014-2015 fiscal year budget. The growth rate allowed to be incorporated into the budget is 3.8%. He explained the Certified Tax Rate for the city, which is the portion of property tax the city receives, is set by the county and there will be no increase in property taxes for the city.

City Manager Esplin explained the manner in which unbilled water and energy services are handled has not changed nor has how the funds are managed. The notice sent to all utility users is a result of changes in legislation from Senate Bill (SB) 51. SB51 requires cities to report the dollars of unbilled services as a means to increase transparency in the budgeting process.

City Manager Esplin reviewed the amount of unbilled water and energy services and the services those funds support such as the energy used to operate water wells and pump stations that distribute the water throughout the system, pumps for parks and golf courses as well as
irrigation clocks. The unbilled water is primarily used in city buildings and the few parks that don’t have access to secondary or irrigation quality water. The parks watered with culinary (drinking) water is metered but not billed.

City Manager Esplin went on to explain the funds spent on purchasing water shares in private irrigation companies. When shares become available, the city purchases them to increase the amount of irrigation water available for parks, golf courses and other large irrigators. This decreases the amount of culinary water used to irrigate city facilities and other large irrigation users. The irrigation companies make assessments annually based on costs to operate the system. As a share holder, the city has to pay the amount of assessments based on the number of shares owned.

City Manager Esplin explained it would be possible to bill for all the services that are currently paid for by the Energy Services Department and Water Services Department but that would result in the general fund having to find additional revenues or reduce services to save costs. He emphasized that the unbilled water is accounted for as it is metered. He also discussed the amount of reuse water, which is treated wastewater, used for irrigation purposes. Reuse water supplements the other sources of irrigation quality water.

Mayor Pike indicated it is good that the unbilled water is metered and that the city is complying with the new law.

City Manager Esplin pointed out that the amount of unbilled energy services amounts to less than one percent of the total Energy Services Department budget.

Mayor Pike opened the public hearing.

Aaron Olsen, citizen, stated he was a new resident in St. George and has two questions to ask. Does general fund pay at the same rate as residents?

City Manager Esplin replied that the general fund doesn’t pay for the unbilled water or energy services.

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Mr. Olsen asked how the costs are calculated.

Finance Director Peterson explained he calculates all gallons billed and all revenue collected to determine the price per gallon and uses that amount to calculate the dollar value of the unbilled water consumption. He explained it amounts to approximately $1.35 per month for each utility customer.

Mr. Olsen urged water and energy conservation as we live in a desert and with respect to the EPA coal regulations which affect energy costs. He spoke in support of more transparency and that residents should see a true and accurate cost for the unbilled services. He suggested department heads might be more accountable for leaks, lighting and such if they had to account for these costs in their budgets.

Doug Schmutz, citizen, asked that if it costs a utility customer $1.35 a month than it’s not coming from tax money, is that correct.

City Manger Esplin explained that if the general fund had to pay for these services, then it would be tax dollars. As it is done currently, the unbilled services are paid by utility account holders.

Dough Schmutz asked if those who generate electricity with solar or wind power and feed back into the grid, are they billed for services or do they get a subsidy.

City Manager Esplin explained net metering is not associated with the unbilled water and electric services.

Robert Fulton, citizen, expressed appreciation for the effort to be more transparent. He indicated that he is glad the city is not spending man hours and increasing overhead costs associated with billing and paying for these services out of the general fund.

Carl Palmer, citizen, commented that it is a great benefit for a city to own its own water and electric system. He asked how water shares have to be paid.

City Manager Esplin indicated they are paid from the water fund. He discussed the way the ponds and irrigation system work and how the water shares provide the water for that system.
He noted the WCSD pays their share of the cost of irrigation quality water, but city facilities don’t.

Carl Palmer commented that as a city we have the choice to increase the electric rates to put money in the general fund.

City Manager Esplin explained how transfers to other funds for the energy and water departments work and that they are for specific things both departments are responsible for such as utility department salaries as that department does all the billing/collection for the utility.

Council Member Hughes arrived 6:08 pm.

Carl Palmer suggested an increase to the electric rates with the money to be put it back into the general fund if needed. He suggested looking into what surrounding communities pay for power from Rocky Mountain Power (RMP) and possibly raise rates to be a bit lower than RMP in order to support the general fund.
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Hope Corkrin, citizen, commented that she does not want to see a rise in rates. She would like to see all the facility costs on-line as well as which properties fall under the unbilled services.

Seeing no one else wishing to comment, Mayor Pike closed the public hearing.

Mayor Pike noted that some members of the community would like to see more facilities or the city offer more services. He commented that this discussion shows how difficult it is to provide services and amenities in a fiscally responsible manner. He complimented Mr. Esplin and Ms. Brklacich for the expertise they provide in developing the budget. He indicated there will be an item on the November ballot to establish a county wide arts and recreation tax. This is being done to address the interests of the community as a whole.

City Manager Esplin explained how the state manages tax revenues. The city gets about 14% of the property tax assessed and about 20% of the sales tax revenues generated in the city. He reviewed the top three economic drivers:

1. Tuacahn Center for the Arts
2. Golf Courses
3. Dixie Center

Mr. Esplin continued with the explanation noting that 75% of the top ten revenue drivers are activities that are driven by the City of St. George such as the races and conventions. He stated there is a correlation to these events and the amount of services residents enjoy.

There was discussion regarding how sales tax revenues are divided between the state and the local entity that generates the tax as well as the number of people from outside the state that come to St. George for various events.

City Manger Esplin noted that the motion, if being made to approve, will also need to include the $625,000 requested to be transferred from the capital project fund to the general fund.

Mayor Pike called for a motion.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Almquist to approve by resolution the 2014-2105 fiscal year budget and the transfer of $625,000 from capital projects to the general fund as well as the other adjustments as discussed.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Hughes.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a roll call vote as follows:

Councilmember Almquist, aye
Councilmember Hughes, aye
Councilmember Randall, aye
Councilmember Bowcutt, aye
Councilmember Arial, aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.


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RESOLUTIONS
Consider approval of a resolution adopting proposed fee increases included in the proposed 2014-15 fiscal year budget.

Mayor Pike asked the council if there was any discussion regarding this item.

As there were no questions from the council, Mayor Pike called for a motion.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Almquist to adopt the fee increases included in the 2014-2015 fiscal year budget.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Randall.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a roll call vote as follows:

Councilmember Almquist, aye
Councilmember Hughes, aye
Councilmember Randall, aye
Councilmember Bowcutt, aye
Councilmember Arial, aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

Councilmember Hughes noted the fees are reasonable and that the fees cover costs to conduct a burial and maintain cemetery in perpetuity.

Councilmember Almiquist noted that he recently attended a funeral and complemented staff on the appearance of the cemetery.

STAFF REPORTS:
Consider approval of a fee waiver for the use of Crosby Confluence Park for the 2nd Annual Pound the Pavement for Parenthood event. Shellee Salmon, applicant.

City Manager Esplin commented this is the second time this event will be held. There were no issues with the first one.

Courtney Jackson, citizen, explained she and her husband volunteer the Pound the Pavement for Parenthood event which was established in 2010. The organization raises funds around the country for adoption or in vitro fertilization.

Mayor Pike called for a motion.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Bowcutt approve the request to waive fee for the use of Crosby Confluence Park for the 2nd Annual Pound the Pavement for Parenthood event.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Almquist.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote as follows:

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Councilmember Almquist, aye
Councilmember Hughes, aye
Councilmember Randall, aye
Councilmember Bowcutt, aye
Councilmember Arial, aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

Consider approval of a special event fee waiver as well as a street closure for the 7th Annual Chelsi’s Run event. Lisa Peterson, applicant.

Lisa Newby Peterson, citizen, stated she lives in the St. James neighborhood. This event is a celebration of her daughter’s life. Her daughter was killed in an accident several years ago. The run has raised $8,000 which is awarded to students in need as high schools scholarships. The money has been divided equally between the four local high schools. The event is scheduled for Tuesday July 10pm.

Councilmember Randall commented this event is a great way to bring some good from a horrible tragedy.

Mayor Pike called for a motion.
MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to waive fee and accept road closure for St. James and Lizzie Lane for the 7th Annual Chelsi’s Run event.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Arial.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote as follows:

Councilmember Almquist, aye
Councilmember Hughes, aye
Councilmember Randall, aye
Councilmember Bowcutt, aye
Councilmember Arial, aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

Consider approval of a conditional use permit to establish a towing and impound yard in an M-1 zone located at 893 East Factory Drive in the Ft. Pierce Industrial Park. Lee Clark, applicant.

City Planner Snyder indicated the applicant’s goal is to get on the police rotation to pick up vehicles from accidents. He indicated nothing will be visible from the street as vehicles will be stored behind or in the building. The Planning Commissions recommends approval with the findings which are listed as items A – K in the Planning Commission report. He explained Ft. Pierce Industrial Park supports the applicant’s proposal.

Mayor Pike called for a motion.



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MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the request for a conditional use permit to establish a towing and impound yard in an M-1 zone located at 893 East Factory Drive in the Ft. Pierce Industrial Park

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Bowcutt.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote as follows:

Councilmember Almquist, aye
Councilmember Hughes, aye
Councilmember Randall, aye
Councilmember Bowcutt, aye
Councilmember Arial, aye
The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

Consider approval of a conditional use permit to construct a detached garage to a maximum height of 19' behind the home located at 2531 East 2300 South Circle. Brigham Johnson, applicant.

City Planner Snyder displayed a picture of the house and lot. He indicated there is nothing unusual in the request from other requests seen in the area. He explained this same request was approved by the council in the year 2009; however, the applicant never started construction. As Mr. Johnson plans to start construction now, he has filed a new application. The garage won’t encroach on any city easements and will have similar finish material as the existing building. The Planning Commission recommends for approval.

Mayor Pike called for a motion.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to approve the request for a conditional use permit to construct a detached garage to a maximum height of 19' behind the home located at 2531 East 2300 South Circle.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Almquist

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote as follows:

Councilmember Almquist, aye
Councilmember Hughes, aye
Councilmember Randall, aye
Councilmember Bowcutt, aye
Councilmember Arial, aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

Consider approval of a conditional use permit to construct a 60' tall mono pole cell tower along with an equipment enclosure on property zoned Mining & Grazing located on the east side of U-18 and south of the Ledges development. Verizon, applicant.

City Planner Snyder indicated the tower would be generally located on private land in the area of The Ledges. The land would be leased to Verizon. He explained the Planning Commission
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had a lot of questions regarding this action. Generally, the city prefers to minimize the amount of towers in the community and co-locate carriers as much as possible. The discussion with the Planning Commission included options such as constructing an 80’ tower, the master plan for each communication company and other issues as detailed in the Planning Commission report. He noted Mr. Snow, a resident in the area, spoke to the Planning Commission in opposition to the tower.

City Planner Snyder briefly reviewed an issue the Verizon Representative raised with the Planning Commission with respect to federal law pre-empting any state and local ordinance with respect to location of communication facilities.
The council reviewed pictures and maps of the proposed structure and the location in relation to Mr. Snow’s home. The visibility from SR 18 was discussed as was access to the tower. The access would be on a privately owned and maintained road. Existing cell service and how the proposed tower would affect service was discussed.

Lee Snow, resident, asked for permission to comment. He stated he is the property owner directly adjacent to tower and opposes it severely. He detailed his residence and out buildings on the pictures and maps. He discussed the proposed development called the Trails which he feels will be impacted. He also understands there is another tower proposed to be put on city property. He thinks there are better options for towers other than this location. He stated four of the five property owners adjacent to this location will be adversely impacted as well as the maybe 600 homes in the proposed development. He expressed concern that the towers will break the skyline and will be really noticeable. He also expressed concern that next year Verizon could decide the 60’ height is not tall enough and will ask for 80’. He confirmed that access is via a private road which all property owners have a 25’ easement for access. He said he is the one who put the asphalt on the road and property owners maintain it. He requested that Verizon be required to bond for a certain amount of money for potential road damages and that the city hold the bond if this action is approved.

James Sullivan spoke and indicated that he and some partners own property south of the proposed location of the tower. He distributed some pictures to the council. He stated that it will be tall and intrusive. He suggested there are other locations that will better accommodate the tower with less adverse impact to property owners. He suggested placing the tower in areas where there are easements for future power lines and substations. This would group the utilities together rather than scatter them through the area.

Councilmember Hughes asked if there are other towers planned for that area.

Aaron Johnson, the Verizon Representative replied that the proposed tower is multi-faceted. It will service the area and take load off other towers.

Councilmember Hughes asked if it were located somewhere else, would the coverage be adequate.

Mr. Johnson replied that moving the location would still impact property owners, just ones other than those that are affected by the current proposed location. He explained cell phone companies want to put towers in the best possible area. For right now and the conditions for finding a lease that is the best possible area.


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There was discussion regarding plans for a future substation and the distance from the tower to a public road. The timing and location for a possible substation has not yet been determined.

City Attorney Guzman discussed the issues related to access. If the council approves the action, the applicant is given the right to construct the tower in the proposed location. With respect to access on a private road, that is a civil matter which the city has no authority over. The city could not hold a bond as requested by Mr. Snow nor determine who could or could not use the road.

City Attorney Guzman discussed in general the local ordinance as it applies to cell phone towers and the federal law with respect to communication towers. Federal law says a city cannot unreasonably discriminate amongst different carriers nor do anything that effectively prohibits cell coverage in an area. He reminded the council that a request for a cell phone tower located on Bluff Street near the shooting range was denied as there was coverage in the area and the location was not suitable for a tower. He indicated as there is Verizon coverage in the area, the question for the council to answer is whether this location and the proposed height is acceptable and does it fit the need of the applicant.

The council discussed the area and issues related to property owner rights. The possibility of other communication companies requesting permission for towers in the area and how that would affect the skyline was discussed. There was a question as to why this action requires a conditional use permit.

City Attorney Guzman explained the conditional use permit is required because of the uniqueness of the proposed tower such as height, color and such. He also indicated that co-location of utilities is always a good thing.

There was discussion with respect to allowing other towers in the area or if other companies would be allowed on the tower. Concern was expressed if request is approved and co-location is the preferred option, will there be other towers located in the same place.

City Planner Snyder commented that the council discussion of issues was very similar to the discussion of the Planning Commission.

Mayor Pike called for a motion.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Almquist to deny the request for a conditional use permit to Verizon to construct a 60' tall mono pole cell tower along with an equipment enclosure on property zoned Mining & Grazing located on the east side of U-18 and south of the Ledges development. Not to exclude the applicant from researching to find another location in the area.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Bowcutt.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote as follows:

Councilmember Almquist, aye
Councilmember Hughes, aye
Councilmember Randall, aye

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Councilmember Bowcutt, aye
Councilmember Arial, aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

City Attorney Guzman stated that for the record, the reason for denial should be stated.

Councilmember Almquist stated that is because of aesthetics but also for some of the questions raised such as access, power, and private property issues. Primarily the location is unsuitable. He suggested the applicant do more research to find another location in that area, it may be more expensive but less obtrusive.

Preliminary Plat
Consider approval of a preliminary plat for “Legends of Cactus Flats “a twelve (12) lot residential subdivision. Glen Bundy, applicant,

Assistant Public Works Director Jenkins indicated the applicant was asked by staff to make some lot line adjustments before coming to council to request approval. He detailed the adjustments made and that staff has determined this to be the best layout. There will be 3.2 dwelling units per acre.

Mayor Pike called for a motion.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Almquist to approve a preliminary plat for “Legends of Cactus Flats” a twelve (12) lot residential subdivision.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Hughes.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote as follows:

Councilmember Almquist, aye
Councilmember Hughes, aye
Councilmember Randall, aye
Councilmember Bowcutt, aye
Councilmember Arial, aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

MINUTES
Consider approval of the minutes from the City Council meeting held on May 22, 2014.

Mayor Pike called for a motion.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the minutes of May 22, 2014.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Bowcutt

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote as follows:

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Councilmember Almquist, aye
Councilmember Hughes, aye
Councilmember Randall, aye
Councilmember Bowcutt, aye
Councilmember Arial, aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

ADJOURN TO THE NEIGBORHOOD REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING

Mayor Pike called for a motion to adjourn to the Neighborhood Redevelopment Agency Meeting.

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to adjourn the regular meeting and go into the Neighborhood Redevelopment Meeting.
SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Arial.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote as follows:

Councilmember Almquist, aye
Councilmember Hughes, aye
Councilmember Randall, aye
Councilmember Bowcutt, aye
Councilmember Arial, aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

RECONVENEY AND REQUEST A CLOSED SESSION

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to enter into a closed session to discuss a property issue and potential litigation.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Council Member Randall

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote as follows:

Councilmember Almquist, aye
Councilmember Hughes, aye
Councilmember Randall, aye
Councilmember Bowcutt, aye
Councilmember Arial, aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

RECONVEYNE
MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Almquist to reconvene the regular meeting.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Council Member Arial

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote as follows:

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Councilmember Almquist, aye
Councilmember Hughes, aye
Councilmember Randall, aye
Councilmember Bowcutt, aye
Councilmember Arial, aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

OTHER BUSINESS

City Manager Esplin indicated there two meetings in July that have been cancelled. There will be a regular meeting on July 10th and 17th and a work meeting on July 31.

The group discussed the July 4th parade and breakfast.

ADJOURMENT

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to adjourn the regular meeting.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Council Member Almquist.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote as follows:

Councilmember Almquist, aye
Councilmember Hughes, aye
Councilmember Randall, aye
Councilmember Bowcutt, aye
Councilmember Arial, aye

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.



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René Fleming, Deputy City Recorder