City Council Minutes
City Council Meeting Minutes

Thursday, March 15,2018



ST. GEORGE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

MARCH 15, 2018, 5:00 PM

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

 

PRESENT:                                        

Mayor Jon Pike

Councilmember Jimmie Hughes

Councilmember Michele Randall

Councilmember Joe Bowcutt

Councilmember Ed Baca

City Attorney Shawn Guzman

City Manager Adam Lenhard

City Recorder Christina Fernandez

 

EXCUSED:

Councilmember Bette Arial

 

OPENING:   

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

 

APPROVAL TO PURCHASE:

Consider approval to purchase the Sunset Park Phase II playground surfacing.

 

Purchasing Manager Brett Whitelaw presented the request to purchase playground surfacing for the Sunset Park Phase II project from Game Time.  The purchase will be made from the U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance in the amount of $79,050.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to purchase the Sunset Park Phase II playground surfacing from Game Time in the amount of $79,050.

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 Baca – aye

         

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

City Manager Adam Lenhard noted that item 3C has already been approved by the Council, therefore, the public hearing is redundant.  Since the public hearing was noticed, it will still take place.

 

PUBLIC HEARING/VACATE A PORTION OF 500 EAST STREET/ORDINANCE:

Public hearing to consider vacating a portion of 500 East Street at 30 North.  Jose Corona, applicant.

 

Planning & Zoning Manager John Willis presented the request to vacate a portion of 500 East Street at 30 North.  He showed a map of the proposed vacation.

 

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

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the ordinance vacating a portion of 500 East Street at 30 North.

 

Mayor Pike noted it was not 5:30 therefore; the public hearing should not have taken place yet.  Council will come back to this item in a bit.

 

AMEND AND ADOPT ST. GEORGE MARATHON FEES/ORDINANCE:

Consider approval of an ordinance amending and adopting fees for the St. George Marathon.

 

Recreation Coordinator Kami Ellsworth requested to amend and adopt fees for the St. George Marathon.  She outlined the proposed amendments.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to approve the ordinance amending and adopting fees for the St. George Marathon.

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 Baca – aye

         

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

AMEND TITLE 3, CHAPTER 2 OF CITY CODE/ORDINANCE:

Consider approval of an ordinance amending Title 3, Chapter 2 of City Code pertaining to For-Hire Driver’s Permit.

 

City Attorney Shawn Guzman outlined the proposed amendments to Title 3, Chapter 2 of City Code pertaining to For-Hire Driver’s Permit.  The proposed changes reduce the requirement for a Triple I background to only apply to applicants that have not lived in Utah for the past five (5) continuous years.  It also allows the City to authorize other types of all states criminal history background checks.  Additionally, he mentioned how the proposed changes will work with plea in abeyance.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Baca to approve the ordinance amending Title 3, Chapter 2 of City Code pertaining to the For-Hire Driver’s Permit.

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 Baca – aye

         

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

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FITNESS CENTER SERVICES AGREEMENT:

Consider approval of a Fitness Center Services Agreement with American Specialty Health Inc. 

 

Leisure Services Director Shane McAffee presented the request to approve a Fitness Center Services Agreement with American Specialty Health Inc. (ASH) whereby ASH clients receive discounted access to the Recreation Center, Sand Hollow Aquatic Center, and the City Pool. 

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to approve a Fitness Center Services Agreement with American Specialty Health Inc.

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 Baca – aye

         

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

Mayor Pike reopened the public hearing for item 3A.  There being no comment, he closed the public hearing.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the ordinance vacating a portion of 500 East Street at 30 North.

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 Baca – aye

         

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

PUBLIC HEARING/VACATE A PORTION OF 2710 EAST STREET/ORDINANCE:

Public hearing to consider vacating a portion of 2710 East Street at 3500 South.  Development Solutions Group, applicant.

 

Planning & Zoning Manager John Willis presented the request to vacate a portion of 2710 East Street at 3500 South.  He showed a map of the proposed vacation.

 

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

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to approve the ordinance vacating a portion of 2710 East Street at 3500 South. 

SECOND:        The motion was seconded by Councilmember Baca.

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 Baca – aye

         

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

PUBLIC HEARING/VACATE A LOT FROM A FINAL SUBDIVISION PLAT/ORDINANCE:

Public hearing to consider vacating lot 11 from the Morningside Professional Plaza, 3rd Amended Subdivision Plat.  Nathan Fisher, applicant.

 

Planning & Zoning Manager John Willis presented the request to vacate lot 11 from the Morningside Professional Plaza, 3rd Amended Subdivision Plat.   He explained this item was approved previously by that Council; however, it was not done by ordinance as it should have.

 

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

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to approve the ordinance vacating lot 11 from the Morningside Professional Plaza, 3rd Amended Subdivision Plat.

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 Baca – aye

         

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

PUBLIC HEARING/RENAME A PORTION OF CANYON VIEW DRIVE/ORDINANCE:

Public hearing to consider renaming a portion of Canyon View Drive, between Dixie Drive and approximately 950 South, to Ostler Way.  City of St. George, applicant.

 

Public Works Director Cameron Cutler presented the request to rename a portion of Canyon View Drive, between Dixie Drive and approximately 950 South, to Ostler Way.  He showed on a map where the street is located.  He noted that he could not reach all of the residents on this street; therefore, it was listed as a public hearing.

 

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

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the ordinance renaming a portion of Canyon View Drive, between Dixie Drive and approximately 950 South, to Ostler Way.

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 Baca – aye

         

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

PUBLIC HEARING/ZONE CHANGE/ORDINANCE:

Public hearing to consider changing the zone from A-1 (Agricultural) to R-1-10 (Single Family Residential 10,000 sq. ft. minimum lot size) on 19.51 acres generally located at approximately 1600 South along 3000 East Street.  Tim Kenny, applicant.

 

Planning & Zoning Manager John Willis presented the request to rezone 19.51 acres generally located at approximately 1600 South along 3000 East from A-1 (Agricultural) to R-1-10 (Single Family Residential 10,000 sq. ft. minimum lot size).  He showed a PowerPoint presentation covering the following topics: aerial map; current zoning map; current gpa map; and zone change exhibit.  After discussion, the Planning Commission recommended it be zoned R-1-12 rather than R-1-10.

 

Mayor Pike opened the public hearing. 

 

Jared Matheson, representative for the applicant, stated there is an existing sewer line that comes across the top of the property.  With this constraint it made it difficult to make larger lots; they feel that R-1-12 can work.

 

Mayor Pike closed the public hearing.

 

Mr. Willis stated they will have to bring in dirt but how much is not known at this time. 

 

Councilmember Hughes asked the Council if they care about what is happening with the last patch of greenery.  Several people in the area have asked to keep larger lots in the area.  It is the last piece of greenery left in this area.  He noted RE-12.5 allows for animals which is different from R-1-12.

 

Councilmember Randall commented if this is approved as R-1-10, others in the area will want to follow suit and request the same zoning.  She commented that she does not like what has been done with Little Valley.

 

City Attorney Shawn Guzman noted the Washington City property adjacent to this one is zoned R-1-15.

 

Councilmember Bowcutt commented if this is approved, this green space will go away.  Approving this can set a precedent he may not want to set.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to deny the zone change from A-1 (Agricultural) to R-1-10 (Single Family Residential 10,000 sq. ft. minimum lot size) on 19.51 acres generally located at approximately 1600 South along 3000 East Street.

SECOND:        The motion was seconded by Councilmember Randall.

 

A discussion took place regarding what the Council can elect to approve - R-1-10, R-1-12 or something else such as RE-12.5

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Troy Foot explained the reason he is requesting the zoning that he is.

 

The Council discussed looking at the General Plan in the near future.

 

City Attorney Shawn Guzman clarified that sewer laterals were installed by the City in exchange for the easement.  He mentioned there could be another motion made after the current one is voted upon or it could be modified.  Being Low Density Residential, there is a range that the Council can work with. 

 

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

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

         

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

City Attorney Shawn Guzman advised the applicant can return with another alternative zoning.

 

PUBLIC HEARING/ZONE CHANGE/ORDINANCE:

Public hearing to consider changing the zone from OS (Open Space) to PD-C (Planned Development Commercial) on 2.63 acres generally located north of the intersection of Sugar Leo Road and Pioneer Road.  Devin Sullivan, applicant.

 

Planner Ray Snyder presented the request to rezone 2.63 acres generally located north of the intersection of Sugar Leo Road and Pioneer Road from OS (Open Space) to PD-C (Planned Development Commercial).  He showed a PowerPoint presentation covering the following topics:  aerial map; zoning map; general plan map; zoning proposed; site plan; landscape plan; conceptual renderings; elevations; heights; materials board; photos of the area; and temporary ordinance.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.  Many residents were at the Planning Commission; they were not in support of the request.  A discussion took place regarding the trees in the area. 

 

Mayor Pike opened the public hearing.

 

Resident Judy Bozeman asked where this is in relation to the Monster Storage.

 

Mayor Pike noted it is adjacent to the property. 

 

Ms. Bozeman commented about a drainage area off the I15 Freeway, Green Springs exit and inquired about the drainage basins being installed in the area.

 

Mr. Snyder outlined the area for the proposed project and mentioned a drainage basin being installed.

 

Mayor Pike closed the public hearing.

 

Applicant Jeff Mathis addressed the drainage.  He noted there is a large drainage area on their property.  The drainage Ms. Bozeman was talking about is oil coming

 

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from the freeway.  This project will be started soon.  He inquired about the existing street trees. 

 

A discussion took place regarding street trees in this area as pine trees are already existing in the area.  The updated street tree list has some pines included on it.  Mr. Willis noted the street tree requirement is every 30 feet and they will be required along I15 as it is considered a street.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the zone change from OS (Open Space) to PD-C (Planned Development Commercial) on 2.63 acres located generally north of the intersection of Sugar Leo Road and Pioneer Road and to direct staff to work with the applicant regarding the street trees.

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 Baca – aye

         

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

PUBLIC HEARING/ZONE CHANGE/ORDINANCE:

Public hearing to consider changing the zone from OS (Open Space) to C-2 (Highway Commercial) on approximately 2.40 acres generally located at 511 South Airport Road.  Innovative Property, applicant.

 

Planning & Zoning Manager John Willis presented the request to rezone 2.40 acres generally located at 511 South Airport Road from OS (Open Space) to C-2 (Highway Commercial).  He showed a PowerPoint presentation covering the following topics:  aerial map; general plan and zoning maps; and plat.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

Mayor Pike opened the public hearing. 

 

Resident Bruce Cox, who was assisted by his sister Roma Jones, explained they own a parcel in the northwest corner.  He sent a letter to the Council commented that their grandfather purchased their property approximately 75 years ago.  They do not have access from Bluff Street, but their grandfather believed he had access from the other side.  He asked the request be tabled until after they meet with the City Attorney as they would like to purchase some of the property as some of it is owned by the City to provide an access for them. 

 

City Attorney Shawn Guzman advised the property on top most likely will not be able to be developed.  He pointed out this zone change will not affect the property that Mr. Cox is speaking of. 

 

Mayor Pike closed the public hearing.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to approve the zone change  from OS (Open Space) to C-2 (Highway Commercial) on approximately 2.40 acres generally located at 511 South Airport Road. 

SECOND:        The motion was seconded by Councilmember Bowcutt.

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

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

         

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

LOCAL CONSENT:

Consider approval of a local consent for a Class C, limited service restaurant liquor license, for Salt Flats Pizza LLC dba Pieology Pizzeria located at 15 South River Road, Suite 330.  Salt Flats Pizza LLC dba Pieology Pizzeria, applicant.

 

City Manager Adam Lenhard presented the request for a local consent for a Class C, limited service restaurant liquor license, for Salt Flats Pizza LLC dba Pieology Pizzeria located at 15 South River Road, Suite 330.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the local consent for a Class C, limited service restaurant liquor license, for Salt Flats Pizza LLC dba Pieology Pizzeria located at 15 South River Road, Suite 330.

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 Baca – aye

         

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

LOCAL CONSENT:

Consider approval of a local consent for a full service restaurant liquor license for the existing Buffalo Wild Wings located at 221 South River Road.  Blazin Wings, Inc dba Buffalo Wild Wings, applicant.

 

City Manager Adam Lenhard presented the request for a local consent for a full service restaurant liquor license for the existing Buffalo Wild Wings located at 221 South River Road.  He noted that the ownership recently changed.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Baca to approve the local consent for a full service restaurant liquor license for the existing Buffalo Wild Wings located at 221 South River Road. 

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 Baca – aye

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The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

CLASS A BEER LICENSE:

Consider approval of a Class A Beer license for Maverik at the proposed location of 1216 South Bluff Street.  Maverik, Inc, applicant.

 

City Manager Adam Lenhard presented the request for a Class A Beer license for Maverik at the proposed location of 1216 South Bluff Street.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to approve a Class A Beer license for Maverik at the proposed location of 1216 South Bluff Street.

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.

 

SET PUBLIC HEARINGS:

Planner Ray Snyder advised at its meeting held on March 6, 2018, the Planning Commission recommended setting public hearings on April 5, 2018 to consider the following:  1) Amending the PD-C (Planned Development Commercial) zone for the Dinosaur Crossing commercial center to develop a Panda Express restaurant on Lot 7; and 2) Changing the rezone 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. 

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Bowcutt to set the public hearings for April 5, 2018.

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 Baca – aye

         

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

FINAL PLAT:

Planning & Zoning Manager John Willis presented the final plat for Estancia Phase 3, a 2-building, 32-unit condominium subdivision located at 1111 South Plantations Drive; zoning is PD-R.  He showed and outlined the final plat.  These units will be short term rentals.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to approve the final plat for Estancia Phase 3.

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:

Planning & Zoning Manager John Willis presented the final plat for White Sands Phase 1, a 12-lot residential subdivision located east of River Road and north of the Southern Parkway; 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 White Sands Phase 1.

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 Baca – aye

         

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

ROAD DEDICATION PLAT:

Planning & Zoning Manager John Willis presented the road dedication plat for White Dome Drive located at approximately 6090 South River Road.  He showed and outlined the plat.  This plat will be required to be recorded prior to White Sands being recorded.  The Planning Commission recommends approval.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to approve the road dedication plat for White Dome Drive.

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.

 

PRELIMINARY PLAT:

Planning & Zoning Manager John Willis presented the preliminary plat for Arbors Phase 6 - 11; a 91-lot residential subdivision located at approximately 2930 South Little Valley Road; Zoning is R-1-12 and RE-20.  He showed and outlined the preliminary plat.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the preliminary plat for Arbors Phase 6 - 11.

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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 Baca – aye

         

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

PRELIMINARY PLAT:

Planning & Zoning Manager John Willis presented the preliminary plat for The Reserve at River Hollow, Phase 2; a 15-lot residential subdivision located at approximately 1200 South 2670 East; Zoning is RE-20.  He showed and outlined the preliminary plat.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to approve the preliminary plat for The Reserve at River Hollow, Phase 2.

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 Baca – aye

         

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

PRELIMINARY PLAT:

Planning & Zoning Manager John Willis presented the preliminary plat for Moorland Park Phase 2, a 17-lot residential subdivision located at approximately 1050 South 2780 East; Zoning is R-1-10.  He showed and outlined the preliminary plat.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to approve the preliminary plat for Moorland Park Phase 2.

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 Baca – aye

         

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

PRELIMINARY PLAT:

Planning & Zoning Manager John Willis presented the preliminary plat for Northgate Peaks Phase 3-4; an 18-lot residential subdivision located at approximately 5700 North Northgate Peaks Drive; Zoning is PD-R.  He showed and outlined the preliminary plat after which he explained that this preliminary plat was approved in 2016; however, they are only good for one year without a final plat.

 

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MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the preliminary plat for Northgate Peaks Phase 3-4.

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.

 

PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENT:

Consider approval of a purchase and sale agreement with Clayton Leavitt/Oak Creek R-1-10 LC for property in the Oak Creek Subdivision, Phase I. 

 

Public Works Director Cameron Cutler presented a purchase and sale agreement for property in the Oak Creek Subdivision, Phase I.  He showed the property on a map and explained there is an existing sewer line that runs through the property.  Staff believes it will have to slip lined in the future; therefore, they are proposing to purchase the property and retain the access to the sewer line; possibly selling portions of the property in the future.  A discussion took place regarding a pool that was built on an easement in the area.

 

Councilmember Hughes inquired why the City would pay $240,000 for this property. 

 

City Attorney Shawn Guzman explained there are other areas of the City in which sewer lines go across their property.  Staff would like to purchase the property to keep it open and be able to access it to slip line it in the future.

 

City Manager Adam Lenhard commented there is value with this property after the work is complete.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to table this item.

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 Baca – aye

         

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

MASTER LEASE AGREEMENT:

Consider approval of a master lease agreement with Horsepower Fleet Leasing to lease vehicles for the Drug Task Force.

 

Police Chief Marlon Stratton explained the agreement is with Horsepower Fleet Leasing to lease vehicles for the Washington Drug Task Force.  It is proposed to lease five (5) pickup trucks for one year at a cost of $18,000, funding with grants. 

 

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MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to approve the agreement with Horsepower Fleet Leasing to lease vehicles for the Drug Task Force.

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 Baca – aye

         

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

MINUTES:

Consider approval of the minutes from the meeting held on January 2, 2018.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to approve the minutes from the meeting held on January 2, 2018.

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 Baca – aye

         

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

MINUTES:

Consider approval of the minutes from the meeting held on February 13, 2018.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to approve the minutes from the meeting held on February 13, 2018.

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 Baca – aye

         

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

MINUTES:

Consider approval of the minutes from the meeting held on February 15, 2018.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to approve the minutes from the meeting held on February 15, 2018.

SECOND:        The motion was seconded by Councilmember Hughes

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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.

 

MINUTES:

Consider approval of the minutes from the meeting held on February 22, 2018.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to approve the minutes from the meeting held on February 22, 2018.

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 Baca – aye

         

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

                  

REPORTS FROM MAYOR, COUNCILMEMBERS, AND CITY MANAGER:

Mayor Pike mentioned that he and City Manager Adam Lenhard recently went to Washington DC and met with elected officials after which he provided a brief update on some of their meetings.

 

City Attorney Shawn Guzman provided an update on the recent Legislative session. 

 

Councilmember Hughes noted that the SwitchPoint and Housing Authority Boards et recently met and that the Housing Authority is being affected by rising home prices and rental costs. 

 

Mayor Pike mentioned the UDOT Commissioner meeting is being held tomorrow in Springdale; he will be attending.

 

Councilmember Hughes mentioned the recent article regarding the Animal Shelter.

 

ADJOURN:

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

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 Baca – aye

         

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

St. George City Council Minutes

March 15, 2018

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Christina Fernandez, City Recorder