City Council Agenda
City Council Meeting Agenda

Thursday, April 5,2018

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NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL

OF THE CITY OF ST. GEORGE,

WASHINGTON COUNTY, UTAH

 

Public Notice

 

Public notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of St. George, Washington County, Utah, will hold a regular meeting in the Administrative Conference Room, 175 East 200 North, St. George, Utah, on Thursday, April 5, 2018 commencing at 4:00 p.m.

 

The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

 

Call to Order                                                                                                           

Invocation

Flag Salute

 

1.      Discussion regarding the Arts.

 

At 5:00 p.m., the Council will move to the City Council Chambers, 175 East 200 North, St. George, Utah for the remainder of the meeting.

 

2.    Comments from the public.

 

The Open Comment Period provides an opportunity to address the Mayor and City Council regarding concerns or ideas on any topic. To be considerate of everyone at this meeting, public comment will be limited to three minutes per person. Participants are to state their names for the record. Comments, which cannot be made within these limits, should be submitted in writing to the City Recorder at christina.fernandez@sgcity.org.

 

The Mayor and City Council encourage civil discourse for everyone who participates in the meeting.

 

Comments pertaining to an agenda item that includes a public hearing or public input should be given as that item is being discussed during the meeting.

 

3.      Consider approval of the financial report for February, 2018.

 

BACKGROUND:  The City has completed 8 months or 66.67% of the fiscal year. With relation to that, the General Fund revenues are at 68.85%.  Some predominant revenue leading the way is Current Property Tax, General Sales Tax, and Building Permits.  The General Fund expenditures are at 56.36% of the budget year-to-date.  Departments  continue to spend conservatively.

 

4.      Consider award of bid for steel poles for the Energy Services Department.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  Transmission line to feed from the Southgate substation to Indian Hills substation.  Project includes design, installation, and materials.  This award is just for the purchase of steel poles.  Staff recommends awarding the bid to TransAmerican Power Products in the amount of $117,834.

 

5.      Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance amending the PD-C (Planned Development Commercial) zone for the Dinosaur Crossing Commercial Center located at approximately 597 South Mall Drive to develop a Panda Express restaurant on Lot 7.  Justin Yost, applicant.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This is a request to review the proposed site plan/landscape plan, elevations, renderings, colors, and materials for one (1) proposed building on Lot 7.  Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

6.      Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance changing the zone from R-1-10 (Single Family Residential 10,000 sq. ft. minimum lot size) to OS (Open Space) on approximately 13.3 acres located on the hillside between Bluff Street and Donlee Drive.  City of St. George, applicant.  

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  Currently, the hillside owned by the City is zoned R-1-10 (Single Family Residential 10,000 sq. ft. minimum lot size).  This is a request to change the property to Open Space.  The Planning Commission recommends approval.

 

7.      Consider approval of an ordinance vacating Lot 2 from the West Creek Commercial Center Subdivision Plat.  Brandon Anderson, applicant.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This is a request to vacate Lot 2 from the West Creek Commercial Subdivision Plat. A new subdivision Plat to be known as River Pointe Way Condominiums will be recorded in its place. This new Plat will convert an existing building into condominium units.  Recommend approval.

 

8.      Consider approval of an ordinance amending Title 1, Chapter 10B of City Code pertaining to Purchasing Policy; Contract.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The intent of these changes is to clean up the language of the code, stream line and clarify the processes, and change some of the limits.  Recommend approval of the ordinance amending Title 1, Chapter 10B of City Code.

 

9.      Consider approval of a resolution acknowledging the results of the annual wastewater system self assessment.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The Division of Water Quality requires each wastewater system to conduct an annual self assessment of their system and operations.  Recommend approval of the resolution acknowledging the annual wastewater self assessment.

 

10.   Consider approval of a resolution supporting the Washington County Desert Tortoise Habitat Conservation Plan Expansion Bill.  City of St. George, applicant.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: The Washington County Desert Tortoise Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) has expired and needs to be renewed.  St. George City has benefited from the HCP since 2006 by having open recreation space in the tortoise reserve and the ability to work easily with the County for tortoise recovery.  The City would like the HCP to be renewed so that the residents can continue to benefit from the HCP.  Additionally, the utility development protocols (UDPs) are essential to the continued growth and vitality of the cities in Washington County.  The northern corridor is an important part of the infrastructure plan for future growth in the County.  The creation of Zone 6 of the HCP ensures more open recreation space, mitigates for impacts from the northern corridor, and assists in tortoise recovery.  Recommend approval.

 

11.   Consider approval of a request for a Class C alcohol license, a limited service restaurant,  for HuHot Mongolian Grill located at 250 N Red Cliffs Dr Suite 23.  Mongolian Grill Restaurant Operating Company, LLC, applicant.

 

       BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  Mongolian Grill Restaurant Operating Company, LLC on behalf of HuHot Mongolian Grill located at 250 N Red Cliffs Dr Suite 23 is requesting a Class C Alcohol License for a limited service restaurant. The Business License office has received all required information including the background histories, which are found clear. The license will be issued pending approval of the Certificate of Occupancy from the Building Department.   St. George Municipal Code Alcoholic Beverages, Section 3-3-2 defines a Class C License as a license entitling the licensee to sell beer in original containers of a size not to exceed one quart capacity for consumption on the licensed premises of a restaurant at which food sales constitute no less than seventy percent (70%) of the gross monetary receipts of the licensee's business and in connection with a license issued by the state of Utah to operate as a restaurant liquor licensee.

 

12.   Consider approval of a 5-year agreement for the 4th of July Carnival to be held at Town Square.  City of St. George, applicant.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  Last year was the first year that the 4th of July Festival was held at Town Square.  Previously it had been held at Worthen Park. The move was seen as successful with lots of family friendly and patriotic activities. This event is planned and provided for the residents of St. George.  A new wrinkle in addition to the location change was having a carnival as part of the event.  The carnival operated for several days, with the City receiving a percent of the revenues.  Recommend approval of the 5-year agreement with a clause built in that allows the City to cancel at anytime.

 

13.   Consider approval of the purchase of 2,425 sq. ft. of City property located behind the Weese residence located at 1877 South Sundance Circle.  Troy & Shonna Weese, applicants. 

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The request is to purchase 2,425 sq. ft. of surplus City property behind of the Weese residence located at 1877 S Sundance Circle.  This request have been reviewed and approved by JUC.  Recommend approval of this request to purchase 2,425 sq. ft. for $1.50 per sq. ft. or for a purchase price of $3,637.50.

 

14.   Consider approval of a fee reduction for Dixie Little League to use City facilities.  Dixie Little League, applicant.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The Dixie Little League has requested a fee reduction for the use of City owned baseball fields.  This was discussed with the City Council at their March 22nd work mtg.  It is recommended to allow Dixie Little League to pay a lump sum of $3,500 annually to cover the fees for using the fields, including lights.

 

15.   Consider a request for a Building Design Conceptual Site Plan to develop the Blackhawk Townhomes in the R3 (Multiple Family) zone on approximately 10 acres located at the southwest corner of the intersection at Curly Hollow Drive and Tonaquint Drive.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The proposal is to construct twenty-six (26) two-story buildings with a total of ninety (90) units.  Recommend approval of the request with conditions and comments.

 

16.   Consider approving the final plat for the Bloomington County Club No. 12 Subdivision.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The request is to approve a final plat for an 8-lot residential subdivision located at Goldenrod Circle, at approximately 1110 West and 3250 South; zoning is R-1-10 (Single Family Residential 10,000 sq. ft. minimum lot size).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

17.   Consider approving the final plat for the Escapes at The Ledges Phase 4.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The request is to approve a final plat for a 31-lot residential subdivision located at the southeast intersection of Canyon Tree Drive and Arcadian Shores Drive at approximately 1650 West 4920 North; zoning is PD-R (Planned Development Residential).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

18.   Consider approving the final plat for the Escapes at The Ledges Phase  5.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The request is to approve a final plat for a 34-lot residential subdivision located at the southwest intersection of Canyon Tree Drive and Arcadian Shores Drive at approximately 1650 West 4920 North; zoning is PD-R (Planned Development Residential).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

19.   Consider approving the final plat for Grand Heights Phase 1.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The request is to approve a final plat for a 15-lot residential subdivision located east of the intersection of Cottonwood Springs Road and Red Rock Road at approximately 1420 East and 930 North; zoning is R-1-10 (Single Family Residential 10,000 sq. ft. minimum lot size).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

20.   Consider approving the final plat for the Riverwoods Mill Subdivision.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The request is to approve a final plat for a 3-lot commercial subdivision located east side of Dixie Drive and north of 1600 South Circle at approximately 900 West and 1600 South; is PD-C (Planned Development Commercial.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

21.   Consider approving the final plat for the Sage Canyon Phase 1 Subdivision.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The request is to approve a final plat for a 20-lot residential subdivision located at the south side of White Dome Drive and east of River Road at approximately 1500 East and 6060 South; zoning is R-1-10 (Single Family Residential 10,000 sq. ft. minimum lot size).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

22.   Consider approving the final plat for The Vistas at Entrada Phase 3.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The request is to approve a final plat for a 7-lot residential subdivision located at Kachina Vistas Circle at approximately 2000 West and 2550 North; zoning is PD-R (Planned Development Residential).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

23.   Consider approving the final plat for The Vistas at Entrada Phase 4.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The request is to approve a final plat for a 7-lot residential subdivision located at Kachina Vistas Circle at approximately 2000 West and 2500 North; zoning is PD-R (Planned Development Residential).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

24.   Consider approving the final plat for River Pointe Way Condominiums.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The request is to approve a final plat for a 1-lot condominium subdivision located at 772 North Dixie Drive; zoning is C-3.  This plat replaces lot 2, West Creek Commercial Subdivision that was recently approved.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

25.   Consider approving the amended final plat for Sun River St. George Phase 19 Amended.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The request is to amend the final plat for Sun River St. George Phase 19 located south of the intersection at Horizon View Drive and Woodruff Circle at approximately 2030 West and 4890 South; zoning is PD-R (Planned Development Residential).  The purpose of this amended final plat is to change specific common area to exclusive common area.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

26.   Consider approving the preliminary plat for Blue Heron Estates.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The request is to approve a preliminary plat for a 22-lot residential subdivision located at approximately 1965 South 3000 East; zoning is RE-12.5 (Residential Estates 12,500 sq. ft. lot sizes).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

27.   Consider approving the amended preliminary plat for Desert Plateau Phase 6.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The request is to approve an amended preliminary plat for a 22-lot residential subdivision located at approximately Desert Point and Rimrunner; zoning is R-1-10 (Single Family Residential 10,000 sq. ft. minimum lot size).  This preliminary plat was approved in May of 2016; the amendment is to add lot 22 to the plat.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

28.   Appointments to Boards and Commissions of the City.

 

29.   Reports from Mayor, Councilmembers, and City Manager.

 

30.   Request a closed session to discuss litigation, property acquisition or sale or the character and professional competence or physical or mental health of an individual.

 

31.   Adjourn.          

 

 

 

 

________________________________                ______________________________

Christina Fernandez, City Recorder                     Date

 

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