City Council Minutes
City Council Meeting Minutes

Tuesday, February 13,2018



ST. GEORGE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

WORK MEETING

FEBRUARY 13, 2018, 10:00 A.M.

POLICE DEPARTMENT TRAINING ROOM

PRESENT:

Mayor Jon Pike

Councilmember Jimmie Hughes

Councilmember Michele Randall

Councilmember Joe Bowcutt

Councilmember Bette Arial

Councilmember Ed Baca

City Manager Adam Lenhard

City Recorder Christina Fernandez

OPENING:

Mayor Pike called the meeting to order and welcomed all in attendance. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Mayor Pike and the invocation was offered by Councilmember Randall.

DISCUSSION REGARDING THE FY 2018-2019 BUDGET:

City Manager Adam Lenhard welcomed all in attendance. He recognized Deanna for her work in preparing the budget and mentioned there will be a follow up meeting, dedicated for the Council to provide feedback.

Energy Services Director Laurie Mangum provided a PowerPoint presentation covering the following topics: build out; maps showing density; substation loading; substation construction and expansion; video of the Indian Hills line; monitoring rooftop solar; diagram for solar power; monitoring EV; capital projects; repair and replace programs; advanced training; additional needs; cash flows; and additional funding.

Councilmember Hughes arrived during Ms. Mangum’s presentation.

City Attorney Shawn Guzman presented a PowerPoint presentation covering the following topics: Legal Services mission statement; org chart; Legal Services budget; claims management; liability, property, & worker’s compensation; liability and property insurance structure; insurance coverages/premiums; number of liability claims 2017; liability claims paid 2012-2017; worker’s comp claims by numbers 2012-2017; number of worker’s comp claims paid 2012-2017; City Prosecutor/criminal cases; criminal cases filed 2012-2017; criminal caseload goals; criminal caseload challenges; civil matters; code enforcement; citizen complaints 2017; citizen complaints vs. total cases 2017; challenges; and number of attorneys vs. other cities.

Human Resources Manager Sharon Hokanson outlined changes that have taken place in her department recently; provided an update on the number of full time positions/employees and part time employees; possible upcoming training; review the compensation program; and updating personnel policies. She then spoke about medical insurance challenges and mentioned she is going to request that her part time employee become full time.

Public Works Director Cameron Cutler presented a PowerPoint presentation covering the following topics: drainage utility fund; comparison of monthly storm drain rates, average residential customer; comparison of annual storm drain rates, average residential customer; storm drain monthly rate comparison; personnel; vacuum truck; Streets yard; Brigham Rd site - UDOT & City; and airport runway.

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Support Services Director Marc Mortensen presented a PowerPoint presentation covering the following topics; Facilities accomplishments; Facilities challenges & opportunities; Fleet accomplishments; Fleet challenges & opportunities; Technology accomplishments; Technology (GIS) since January 2017; Technology challenges & opportunities; Communications accomplishments; and Communications challenges & opportunities.

Water Services Director Scott Taylor presented a PowerPoint presentation covering the following topics: Water Services Department summary; February 2017 influent flows; July 2017 influent flows; projects completed (or will be completed in FY2018); Wastewater Collections/Treatment; dental office category rule; mercury amalgam; EPA amalgam recycling rule; Wastewater Treatment Plant expansion; outfall lines; septic tank areas; septic tank failure; operation and maintenance of the collection system; secondary irrigation; irrigation system plans; water supply; Gunlock Water Treatment Plant; City Creek to Ledges pipeline; Sand Hollow regional line connection to Little Valley; future water supply; and summary.

Economic Development and Housing Director Matt Loo presented a PowerPoint presentation covering the following topics: Economic Development; special projects; and City of St. George golf courses.

Director of Golf Operations Colby Cowan presented a PowerPoint presentation covering the following topics: golf budget summary; golf course capital outlays FY18; future capital needs; and revenue FY17 vs FY18 (YTD).

Police Chief Marlon Stratton presented a PowerPoint presentation covering the following topics: mission statement; staffing; incidents; trespassing complaints; assault on police officer; wanted subject; response; request additional positions; police vehicles; and September 11, 2014.

Fire Chief Robert Stoker presented a PowerPoint presentation covering the following topics: department overview; org chart; staffing; operating budget; department fleet & equipment; and capital projects.

Administrative Services Director Trevor Coombs presented a PowerPoint presentation covering the following topics: org chart; what we’ve accomplished in FY17/FY18; utility e-bills; utility payment - trend by method of payment over 6 years; other stats; currently working on FY18/FY19; and department opportunities/challenges.

Leisure Services Director Shane McAffee presented a PowerPoint presentation covering the following topics: What do you get for your $1.07 a week in property tax?; recreation facilities; successes; challenges; coming soon; and recommended for budget.

Budget Manager Deanna Brklacich presented a PowerPoint presentation covering the following topics: comparison of revenues for 1st seven months (July - January) Fiscal Years 2016, 2017, and 2018; general fund revenues budget Fiscal Year 2018 budget; sales tax revenues; sales tax distribution diagram; analysis of all local option sales tax remittance based on SIC code - calendar year Jan - Dec 2017 (for Nov 2016 to Oct 2017 sales); monthly average 1% sales tax remittance by industry calendar year 2012 to 2017; property taxes; 2017 tax distribution St. George District (tax rate is .010347); 2017 property tax percentage of total levy rate by taxing agency and by budget type; property tax rate distribution comparison (St. George District) tax year 2007 to 2017; property tax revenues projected by the certified tax rate compares to actual; number of building permits issued by category comparison of January through December 2011 to 2017; general fund expenditures budget by service type fiscal year

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2018 adj. budget; general fund expense budget FY 2018 by department by division; general fund expenditures - $ amount by service type (in millions); general fund expenditures - % by service type; 2017-18 allocation of general fund budgeted dollars; general fund expenditures budget by expense type fiscal year 2018 adj. budget; general fund - percentage distribution of personnel, materials & supplies, capital outlays, and transfers by expense percentage for fiscal years 2010 to 2018; general fund - top 10 revenue sources to total salaries & benefits; general fund - salaries & benefits history; general overview of fund resources and functions; and annual challenges.

REPORTS FROM MAYOR, COUNCILMEMBERS AND CITY MANAGER:

No reports were given.

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Christina Fernandez, City Recorder