City Council Minutes

Thursday, December 15,2016



ST. GEORGE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

DECEMBER 15, 2016, 5:00 P.M.

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

 

PRESENT:

Mayor Jon Pike

Councilmember Jimmie Hughes

Councilmember Michele Randall

Councilmember Joe Bowcutt

Councilmember Bette Arial

Councilmember Ed Baca

City Attorney Shawn Guzman

City Recorder Christina Fernandez

 

EXCUSED:

City Manager Gary Esplin

 

OPENING:

Mayor Pike called the meeting to order and welcomed all in attendance.  The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Scouts and the invocation was offered by Reverend Jimi Kestin.

 

Representatives from the Kiwanis Club presented a $5,000 donation for Thunder Junction.

 

Mayor Pike mentioned the Cemetery cleanup taking place on January 9-13, 2017.

 

Councilmember Randall mentioned that Gail Bunker’s husband, Lynn passed away recently after which Mayor Pike mentioned that Sark Arslanian passed away recently as well.

 

The Desert Hills Chamber Choir sang a few songs for the audience.

 

TERMINATE HANGAR LEASE:

Consider approval of a request to terminate an airport hangar lease with Chandelle Aviation Hangars, LLC for hangar 58D.

 

Mayor Pike explained this request is to terminate the airport hangar lease with Chandelle Aviation Hangars, LLC for hangar 58D.

 

City Attorney Shawn Guzman stated that staff requested a written termination.  He explained the process of hangar leases.

 

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to approve the request to terminate an airport hangar lease with Chandelle Aviation Hangars, LLC for hangar 58D.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Arial.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye



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The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

TERMINATE HANGAR LEASE:

Consider approval of a request to terminate an airport hangar lease with Day Air, LLC for hangar 57B.

 

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to terminate an airport hangar lease with Day Air, LLC for hangar 57B.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Baca.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

CHANGE ORDER:

Consider approval of a change order to the crack seal project to add various parking lots and trails.

 

Purchasing Manager Brett Whitelaw advised this item is a change order to the crack seal project in the amount of $46,825.  The purpose of the change order is to add various parking lots and trails to this year’s project.

 

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Arial to approve the change order to the crack seal project to add various parking lots and trails at a cost of $46,825.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Bowcutt.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT:

Consider approval of a professional services agreement with Jviation for Vernon Worthen Park and playground renovations.

 

Purchasing Manager Brett Whitelaw stated the request if for a professional services agreement with Jviation to provide professional consulting services for the Vernon

Worthen Park and playground renovations for the first two phases; total cost is $116,726.





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MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Bowcutt to approve the professional services agreement with Jviation for Vernon Worthen Park and playground renovations in the amount of $116,726.



SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Randall.

 

Councilmember Bowcutt commented that is has bothered him having the playground near Flood Street.  

 

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

SEWER LINE COST REIMBURSEMENT AGREEMENT:

Consider approval of a sewer line cost reimbursement agreement between the City and HETTSA Group, LLC.

 

Water Services Director Scott Taylor explained the City currently has several sewer lift stations; one of which is in the Brookfield development.  The applicant approached staff with a plan to move the sewer lift station.  He outlined the project and highlighted portions of the agreement.  The City’s contribution will be $30,000.

 

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the $30,000 for the sewer line.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Arial.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.



AWARD OF BID:

Consider award of bid for the SunTran building rock facing repair project and waive performance bond.

 

Purchasing Manager Brett Whitelaw presented the request to waive a performance bond and to award a bid to Kingdom Stone Masonry for the SunTran building rock facing repair

 

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project.  The cost will be $37,500.  He explained the terms of waiving the performance bond as follows:

 

  1. Only one final payment be made for the work once it is complete and accepted.

  2. Withhold 10% of the bid amount for one year.

  3. Require lien waivers from suppliers prior to payment.

 

City Attorney Shawn Guzman noted that this is very unique request and commented that the project is quite small.

 

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Arial to award the bid to Kingdom Stone Masonry for the SunTran building rock facing repair project and waive the performance bond with the three conditions at a cost of $37,500.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Baca.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

 

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

PUBLIC HEARING/AMEND FINAL PLAT/ORDINANCE:

Public hearing to consider amending the final plat for Castle Rock Subdivision Phase 2. Julia Schwerdt, applicant.

 

Assistant Public Works Director Wes Jenkins presented the request to amend the final plat for Castle Rock Subdivision phase 2, located at 1875 North Cascade Canyon Drive; zoning is R-1-10.  He showed the final plat and outlined the proposed amendments.

 

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

 

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to amend the final plat for Castle Rock, merging lots 153 and 154A.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Randall.

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

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.





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PUBLIC HEARING/AMEND FINAL PLAT/ORDINANCE:

Public hearing to consider amending the final plat for East Ridge Subdivision Phase 1.  Lee Barnett, applicant.

 

Assistant Public Works Director Wes Jenkins presented the request to amend the final plat for East Ridge Subdivision Phase 1 located at 177 North East Ridge Drive; zoning is R-1-8.  He showed the final plat and outlined the proposed amendments.

 

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



MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Baca to approve amending the final plat for East Ridge Subdivision Phase 1 and to vacate the easement.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Hughes.

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

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

 

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

PUBLIC HEARING/ZONE CHANGE/ORDINANCE:

Public hearing to consider changing the zone from R-1-10 to Planned Development Residential on 11.75 acres located between Riverside Drive and the Virgin River and runs from 2200 East to 2450 East.  Bach Homes, applicant.

 

Planning & Zoning Manager John Willis Presented the request for a zone change from R-1-10 to PD-R on 11.75 acres located between Riverside Drive and the Virgin River and runs from 2200 East to 2450 East.  He explained this item was previously approved; however, since a building permit was not taken out, the zone reverted back to the previous zone.  He then presented a PowerPoint presentation covering the following topics:  aerial map; zoning map; general plan map; previous approval landscape plan; preliminary landscape plan; building height plan; elevations; 4-story building perspective; elevations; monument sign perspective; and photos of the site.  Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

City Attorney Shawn Guzman clarified that the building permit had not been issued.  

 

Randy Rindlisbacher with Bach Homes presented a PowerPoint presentation covering the following topics: NAI Excel 2106 mid-year market report for

Washington County; factors that have contributed to our slow progression on this

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project; about us; NAI Excel 2106 mid-year market report for Washington County – vacancy rates; NAI Excel 2106 mid-year market report for Washington County; selected projects; apartment buildings; and Grayhawk Apartments at Rivers Edge.

 

Mayor Pike mentioned the need for this type of housing.  He encouraged surrounding communities to embrace this type of project.   

 

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

 

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Arial to approve the ordinance changing the zone from R-1-10 to Planned Development Residential on

11.75 acres located between Riverside Drive and the Virgin River with the conditions from the Planning Commission.   

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Baca.

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

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

PUBLIC HEARING/AMEND MASTER PLAN/ORDINANCE:

Public hearing to consider amending the Fossil Hills Master Plan to construct a 96-unit townhome project on approximately 16.06 acres located at approximately 1420 East River Road.  Development Solutions Group, applicant.

 

Planning & Zoning Manager John Willis presented the request for to amend the Fossil Hills Master Plan to construct a 96-unit townhome project on approximately 16.06 acres located at approximately 1420 East River Road.  He explained this request has two pieces – 1. To amend the Fossil Hills Master Plan; and 2. To review the site plan, elevations and materials board for the townhome project.  He then presented a PowerPoint presentation covering the following topics: aerial map; current zoning map; general plan map; Fossil Hills Master Plan PD plan amendment map; existing exhibit 4.2; proposed exhibit 4.2; Fossil Hills land use data; proposed Master Plan; and photos of the site.  The second PowerPoint presentation covers the following topics: PD Amendment site plan and building review; site plan; layout; elevations; photo of monument sign and photos of the site.  The Planning Commission heard public comment and recommended approval of both the Fossil Hills Master Plan and zone change amendment for the townhomes; most comments and recommend conditions are standard.  He reviewed the comments and condition of the Planning Commission.  As there was

some concern there was some concern regarding the turn arounds; therefore, the Fire Department will review construction drawing to ensure fire codes are adhered to.   



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Mayor Pike opened the public hearing and mentioned a letter received regarding the concerns of a citizen.  There being no comment, he closed the public hearing.  

 

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the amendment to the Fossil Hills Master Plan to include the additional townhouse units.    

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Baca.

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

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye



Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to approve the elevations, site plan and materials for the townhome project.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Arial.

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

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

PUBLIC HEARING/ZONE CHANGE/ORDINANCE:

Public hearing to consider changing the zone from R-1-10 to Planned Development Residential on 0.50 acres generally located at 1650 North Dixie Downs Road.  Chad Van Cleve, applicant.

 

Planner Ray Snyder presented the request to change the zone from R-1-10 to PD-R on 0.50 acres generally located at 1650 North Dixie Downs Road.  He presented a PowerPoint presentation covering the following topics:  summary of request; project; comments; aerial map; zoning map; photos of the site; rendering; elevations; aerial view; and proposed landscaping.  The Planning Commission recommended approval with the design, site plan, colors, materials, parking and guest parking as presented to  allow a two-story, four-unit multifamily residential project.   He is not aware of any changes from the last time this item was approved.

 

Mayor Pike opened the public hearing.  

 

Resident Kate Black mentioned that she was not aware that this was approved earlier.  She is concerned with increased traffic in the area as well as property values.  

 

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Mayor Pike noted that the City is being told all the time that there is a need for housing such as this.  This project empties out onto Dixie Downs Road which is designed to be a major arterial road.  

 

Ms. Black asked who will take care of the property.

 

Mr. Willis explained an HOA is being proposed and will take care of the landscaping.

 

City Attorney Shawn Guzman added that this is a unique piece after which he explained the history of the property.

 

Mayor Pike closed the public hearing.

 

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve changing the zone from R-1-10 to Planned Development Residential 0.50 acres located at 1650 North Dixie Downs Road.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Baca.

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

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

AMEND FINAL PLAT/ORDINANCE:

Consider approval of an ordinance amending the final plat for St. James Place subdivision.

 

Assistant Public Works Director Wes Jenkins presented the request to amend the final plat for St. James Place subdivision located at 1363 East Lizzie Lane; zoning is R-1-10.  He showed the final plat and outlined the proposed amendments.

 

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Arial to approve the ordinance amending the final plat for St. James Place subdivision.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Bowcutt.

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

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.



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AMEND FINAL PLAT/ORDINANCE:

Consider approval of an ordinance amending the final plat for Bloomington Country Club No. 8 subdivision.

 

Assistant Public Works Director Wes Jenkins presented the request to amend the final plat for Bloomington Country Club No. 8 subdivision located at 806 West Escalante Drive; zoning is R-1-10.  He showed the final plat and outlined the proposed amendments.

 

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the final plat amendment for the Bloomington Country Club No. 8 subdivision by merging lots 89 and 91.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Randall.

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

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

LEASE OF POLICE VEHICLES/RESOLUTION:

Consider approval of a resolution terminating approval for lease of police vehicles.

 

City Attorney Shawn Guzman clarified the request is to also forgive the interfund loan from the Capital Project fund to the General Fund.

 

Administrative Services Director Deanna Brklacich reminded the Council that thirty-five (35) police vehicles were purchased at a cost of $1,355,900.  It was decided to finance them internally through a four-year lease.  One payment was made during the 2016 Fiscal Year.  When approving the 2017 Fiscal Year budget, the Council approved the purchase of three (3) fire trucks.  As a funding source, the police vehicle lease would be forgiven and in turn used to lease the fire trucks.  

 

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to approve the resolution terminating the approval for lease of police vehicles prior to June 30, 2016

and to forgive the interfund loan from the Capital Project fund to the General Fund.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Baca.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

 

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The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

SINGLE EVENT ALCOHOL PERMIT/LOCAL CONSENT:

Consider approval of a single event alcohol permit and local consent for the George Fest Jazz Garden for January, 2017.

 

City Attorney Shawn Guzman explained this request is for the George Fest.  The Council has approved the permit through December; they now need to approve the permit for January.   

 

Mayor Pike added that the City Manager could approve the event; however, he would like the Council to do so in a separate motion.    

 

George Scott who represents the George Fest mentioned that they have changed the location to Green Gate Village; they will be selling beer and wine.  The event will take place on the 6th of January.  

 

A discussion took place regarding the proximity of the event to schools, churches, etc.

 

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Arial to approve the single event alcohol permit and local consent for the George Fest Jazz Garden for January 6, 2017.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Randall.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to approve the single event permit.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Hughes.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

TRANSFER OF HOTEL MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT:

Consider approval of a transfer of the hotel management agreement with NJE Hospitality to the Neighborhood Redevelopment Agency of the City of St. George.

 

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City Attorney Shawn Guzman reminded the Council that they approved the agreement with NJE Hospitality to operate the Inn at St. George.  This request would transfer the agreement to the Neighborhood Redevelopment Agency of the City of St. George.

 

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to transfer the hotel management agreement with NJE Hospitality to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of St. George.   

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Bowcutt.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

SET PUBLIC HEARINGS:

Planner Ray Snyder advised at its meeting held on December 13, 2016, the Planning Commission recommended setting public hearings for January 5, 2017 to consider: 1) changing the zone from R-1-10 to R-1-8 on 0.877 acres generally located at the intersection of Maple Mountain Drive and Marietta Drive; 2) changing the zone from RE-37.5 to R-1-10 on 0.76 acres located on the corner of Del Mar Drive and Damascus Drive; 3) amending the Lin’s Planned Development Commercial zone located at the southwest corner of 3000 East and Mall Drive; and 4) a general plan amendment to adopt an Active Transportation Plan.

 

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Baca to approve the public hearings to be advertised for January 5th as articulated.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Randall.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

ADOPT THE ST. GEORGE ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION PLAN:

Consider adopting the St. George Active Transportation Plan.

 

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to table the St. George Active Transportation Plan until January 5, 2017.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Bowcutt.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

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Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

PRELIMINARY PLAT:

Assistant Public Works Director Wes Jenkins presented the preliminary plat for Riverside Cliffs Phase 4, a 12–lot residential subdivision located at approximately 1930 East Riverside Drive; zoning is R-1-8.  He showed and outlined the preliminary plat.

 

Councilmember Randall stepped out.

 

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the preliminary plat for Riverside Cliffs Phase 4.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Bowcutt.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

FINAL PLAT:

Assistant Public Works Director Wes Jenkins presented the final plat for Camadon Subdivision Phase 2, a 6–lot residential subdivision located at approximately 1200 West and 790 South; zoning is R-1-10.  He showed and outlined the final plat.

 

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the final plat for Camadon Subdivision Phase 2.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Arial.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

FINAL PLAT:

Assistant Public Works Director Wes Jenkins presented the final plat for Meadow Valley Farms Phase 6, an 8–lot residential subdivision located at approximately 2300 East and 3230 South; zoning is RE-20.  He showed and outlined the final plat.

 

Councilmember Randall returned and Councilmember Arial stepped out.

 

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the final plat for Meadow Valley Farms Phase 6.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Baca.

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VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

FINAL PLAT:

Assistant Public Works Director Wes Jenkins presented the final plat for Oakwood Estates Phase 5, a 22–lot residential subdivision located at approximately 3170 East Street and 3230 South; zoning is R-1-10.  He showed and outlined the final plat.

 

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Bowcutt to approve the final plat for Oakwood Estates Phase 5.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Baca.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

FINAL PLAT:

Assistant Public Works Director Wes Jenkins presented the final plat for Redwood Estates Phase 2, a 16–lot residential subdivision located at approximately 3250 East and 3180 South; zoning is R-1-8.  He showed and outlined the final plat.

 

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to approve the final plat for Redwood Estates Phase 2.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Baca.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

FINAL PLAT:

Assistant Public Works Director Wes Jenkins presented the final plat for Sun River St. George Phase 54, a 16–lot residential subdivision located at approximately 1040 West and Desert Sparrow Drive; zoning is PD-R.  He showed and outlined the final plat.

 

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the final plat for Sun River St. George Phase 54.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Randall.

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VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

Councilmember Arial returned.

 

FINAL PLAT:

Assistant Public Works Director Wes Jenkins presented the final plat for Sun River St. George Phase 55, a 17–lot residential subdivision located at approximately 1090 West and Desert Sparrow Drive; zoning is PD-R.  He showed and outlined the final plat.

 

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to approve the final plat for Sun River St. George Phase 55.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Baca.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

FINAL PLAT:

Assistant Public Works Director Wes Jenkins presented the final plat for Sycamore Phase 10, a 9–lot residential subdivision located at approximately 2840 East and 3790 South; zoning is R-1-10.  He showed and outlined the final plat.

 

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the final plat for Sycamore Phase 10, subject to an agreement with the developer.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Arial.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

SALE OF EXCESS CITY PROPERTY:

Consider approval of the sale of approximately 1,224 sq. ft. of excess City property.  Danny Vaca, applicant.

 

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City Attorney Shawn Guzman stated if approved, he asked the motion declare the property surplus.  The property is above the Police Department near Brooks Pond and will be sold at $1.50 per sq. ft.  

 

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Arial to declare the property surplus and to sell approximately 1,224 sq. ft. of excess City property at $1.50 per sq. ft.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Hughes.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

LAND LEASE AGREEMENT:

Consider approval of a land lease agreement for a Verizon cell tower on City property at Bloomington Park.

 

City Attorney Shawn Guzman explained there have been negotiations with Verizon. He outlined the terms of lease.

 

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to approve a land lease agreement for a Verizon cell tower on City property at Bloomington Park.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Arial.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

SET DATE AND TIME FOR EMPLOYEE APPEAL HEARING:

City Attorney Shawn Guzman advised the request to set a date and time for an employee appeal hearing.  It is suggested to set the hearing on January 5, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

 

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Arial to set the employee appeal hearing for January 5, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Hughes.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

 

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Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

AGREEMENT:

Consider approval of an agreement with The Steps at St. George.

 

City Attorney Shawn Guzman explained the agreement is with The Steps at St. George for a reasonable accommodation.  The agreement will allow fourteen (14) persons at the 444 South 400 East location and sixteen (16) persons at the Sugar Leo location.  He outlined the terms of the agreement.  

 

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to approve the agreement with The Steps at St. George.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Bowcutt.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

REPORTS FROM MAYOR, COUNCILMEMBERS AND CITY MANAGER:

Mayor Pike and the Councilmember mentioned events that they recently attended as well as upcoming events

 

ADJOURN TO REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY:

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Arial to adjourn to the Redevelopment Agency meeting.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Randall.

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

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION:

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Baca to discuss litigation and competency of an individual.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Randall.

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



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Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

ADJOURN:

MOTION: A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to adjourn.

SECOND: The motion was seconded by Councilmember Arial.

VOTE: Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.






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Christina Fernandez, City Recorder