City Council Minutes
City Council Meeting Minutes

Thursday, December 7,2017



ST. GEORGE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

DECEMBER 7, 2017, 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 student Laura Wagner and the invocation was offered by Pastor Jimi Kestin.

 

Pastor Jimi Kestin reminded the Council about the 2018 Prayer Over the City taking place on January 1st at 12:00 p.m. at Dixie State University.

 

Mayor Pike introduced Ken Field with the Civil Air Patrol, who spoke about the Wreaths Across America program.  Additionally, Mr. Field gave Tonaquint Cemetery staff a plaque thanking for their assistance with this program. 

 

Mayor Pike read a proclamation proclaiming the week February 5, 2018 as Assistance League of Southern Utah Week.

 

Kami Ellsworth spoke about the relationship between the City and Ibigawa, Japan; this relationship began in 1989. 

 

Leisure Services Director Shane McAffee introduced a number of the delegates who visited Ibigawa this year after which they and Councilmember Arial spoke of their experiences while there. 

 

COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC:

There were no comments from the public.

 

City Attorney Shawn Guzman explained that during the past Legislation session, changes were made regarding home occupation laws.  If a home occupation business does not create an impact on a neighborhood, cities cannot charge for a business license.  While redrafting the City’s ordinance, staff has come across several items that need to be addressed.  During the recent renewal period, Business Licensing staff inadvertently sent out renewal notices for such licenses; however, a letter has been drafted and is ready to be mailed explaining the situation.  

 

FINANCIAL REPORT:

            Consider approval of the financial report for October, 2017.

 

 

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MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to approve the financial report for October, 2017.

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.

 

Councilmember Baca commented on general fund revenues and sales tax revenues.

 

AWARD OF BID:

Consider award of bid for the Indian Hills substation project.

 

Energy Services Director Laurie Mangum explained staff recommends awarding the bid for the Indian Hills substation project to Progressive Contracting, Inc, the apparent low bidder, in the amount of $242,670.

 

Mayor Pike mentioned that he, City Attorney Shawn Guzman, Barb Berrett and Ms. Mangum met with several neighbors, who now have a better understanding of what the substation will look like.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Arial to award the bid for the Indian Hills substation project to Progressive Contracting, Inc, in the amount of $242,670.

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.

 

AWARD OF BID:

Consider award of bid for the Canyon Crows Nest expansion and renovation project.

 

Recreation Manager Steve Bingham outlined the proposed renovations.  Staff recommends awarding the bid for the Canyon Crows Nest expansion and renovation to Doug Hunt Construction, the apparent low bidder, in the amount of $296,848.  He noted there will be additional charges of $40,000 for construction, architecture, engineering testing, and cameras.  Total cost is below the budgeted amount.

 

Councilmember Randall stepped out.

 

 

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MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Arial to award the bid for the Canyon Crows Nest expansion and renovation project to Doug Hunt Construction in the amount of $296,848.

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.

 

AWARD OF BID:

Consider award of bid for the Little Valley Phase 2 renovation project.

 

Parks Planner Millie Cockerill explained the bid is for the Little Valley Phase 2 renovation project and outlined the proposed renovations.  The low bidder was Progressive Contracting, Inc at a cost of $1,546,411.50, which was below the engineer’s estimate.

 

After being asked by Councilmember Baca, City Attorney Shawn Guzman provided an update on issues with another contractor.

 

Councilmember Randall returned.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to award the bid for the Little Valley Phase 2 renovation project to Progressive Contracting, Inc in the amount of $1,546,411.50.

SECOND:        The motion was seconded by Councilmember Baca.

 

Mayor Pike noted that this was budgeted for; this is the City’s soccer complex.

 

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.

 

APPROVAL TO PURCHASE:

Consider approval to purchase the Crimson Ridge Park playground equipment.

 

Parks Planner Mark Goble explained this request is to approve the purchase of the playground equipment for the Crimson Ridge Park.  Staff recommends purchasing the equipment from Gametime, through the State contract, in the amount of $151,460.59.

 

 

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MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to purchase the Crimson Ridge Park playground equipment in the amount of $151,460.59.

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.

 

CHANGE ORDER:

Consider approval of a change order for the HA5 Asphalt Seal Coat project.

 

Assistant Parks Manager Cody Schmitt stated the request is for a change order to the HA5 Asphalt Seal Coat project in the amount of $96,809 so that additional parks and trails can be added to the original contract. 

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the change order for the HA5 Asphalt Seal Coat project in the amount of $96,809.

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.

 

APPROVAL TO PURCHASE:

Consider approval to purchase two (2) 2018 Ford F-150 trucks for the Police Department.

 

Police Chief Marlon Stratton explained the request is to purchase two (2) 2018 Ford F-150 trucks for the Police Department in the amount of $73,999.52.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Baca to purchase two (2) 2018 Ford F-150 trucks for the Police Department in the amount of $73,999.52.

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

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The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

PUBLIC HEARING/AMEND PLANNED DEVELOPMENT RESIDENTIAL ZONE/ORDINANCE:

Public hearing to consider amending the Planned Development Residential zone on approximately 28.72 acres located near the intersection of Desert Canyons Parkway and Rim Runner Drive.  Curt Gordon, applicant.

 

Planning and Zoning Manager John Willis presented the request to amend the Planned Development Residential rezone on approximately 28.72 acres located near the intersection of Desert Canyons Parkway and Rim Runner Road.  He presented a PowerPoint presentation covering the following topics: aerial map; zoning map; Desert Canyons planned development plan; concept plan site data; examples; proposed elevations; and photo of proposed sign.  The Planning Commission took public hearing and recommended approval with an updated materials board.  During the building permit process, staff will see the developer complies with the fire code.

 

Applicant Curt Gordon explained they have been working with staff to refine the concept.  He mentioned and showed the updated materials and colors board.  They have been speaking to neighboring residents; this project should not block any views.

 

Mayor Pike opened the public hearing. 

 

Resident Stan Uskra stated the exit ramp near Desert Crest is narrow.  He feels putting additional cars on the road is not ideal; it will create gridlock.  As there is not a park, kids in the area play in the street. 

 

Mayor Pike noted that the City’s traffic engineers will work with the developers. 

 

City Attorney Shawn Guzman commented the future plan is to loop the road to the east.

 

Mr. Willis added that there will be a playground or parks in the area.

 

Mayor Pike closed the public hearing.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Baca to approve an ordinance amending the Planned Development Residential zone on approximately 28.72 acres located near the intersection of Desert Canyons Parkway and Rim Runner Drive.

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.

 

PUBLIC HEARING/ZONE CHANGE/ORDINANCE:

Public hearing to consider changing the zone from OS (Open Space) to C-2 (Highway Commercial) on approximately 7.2 acres located on the east side of

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the I-15 Freeway and north of the existing electrical substation.  Bryce Christensen and Steven Larson, applicants.

 

Planning and Zoning Manager John Willis presented the request to change the zone from OS (Open Space) to C-2 (Highway Commercial) on approximately 7.2 acres located on the east side of the I-15 Freeway and north of the existing electrical substation.  He presented a PowerPoint presentation covering the following topics:   aerial map; zoning map; general plan map; photos of the site.  The Planning Commission recommended approval subject to a development agreement that limits development until the infrastructure is provided and limits the site to one (1) billboard.

 

City Attorney Shawn Guzman commented that the roadways needs to be a public roadway access to the property.

 

Representative for the applicant Kent Provstgaard mentioned they have been working on this project for a while.

 

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 changing the zone from OS (Open Space) to C-2 (Highway Commercial) on approximately 7.2 acres located on the east side of the I-15 Freeway and north of the existing electrical substation with the Planning Commission’s recommendations.

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.

 

PUBLIC HEARING/ZONE CHANGE/ORDINANCE:

Public hearing to consider changing the zone from R-1-10 (Single Family Residential) to PD-R (Planned Development Residential) on approximately 1.2 acres located between Riverside Drive and the proposed Dinosaur Crossing Drive.  Bach Homes, applicant.

 

Planning and Zoning Manager John Willis presented the request to change the zone from R-1-10 (Single Family Residential) to PD-R (Planned Development Residential) on approximately 1.2 acres located between Riverside Drive and the proposed Dinosaur Crossing Drive.  He presented a PowerPoint presentation covering the following topics:  aerial map; zoning map; general plan map; and proposed layout.  The applicant is requesting short term rentals with this phase only; he outlined the requirements.  He continued with the PowerPoint: landscape plan; amenity plan; and elevations.  The Planning recommended approval with standard comments and conditions, one of which was that the residents have permanent access to the Grayhawk amenities.  He stated the development is part of the Grayhawk project; they do meet City code with regard to parking. 

 

 

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City Attorney Shawn Guzman added the approval should be contingent upon the applicant combining the two parcels into one and update the plat. 

 

Applicant Nick Mason clarified the application was made to have the lots be individual, subdivided lots.  He understood this to be an amendment to the plat and requested the lots be subdivided so they can be sold individually. 

 

Mr. Willis stated staff was not aware of this request; however, they can work through that.

 

Mr. Mason noted this is part of Grayhawk; an addition to it so that residents are able to use the amenities in terms of short term rentals. 

 

Mr. Willis explained this request was presented as an addition to Grayhawk, not as individual lots rather one property with several buildings; none of which would be sold separately.  The parking requirements are being met.  Access to Grayhawk may need to be worked out.

 

Mr. Mason clarified these units would not be condos. 

 

City Attorney Shawn Guzman added there would be some sort of an agreement recorded with these properties to note they have perpetual use of the amenities. 

 

Councilmember Arial stepped out.

 

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

 

Councilmember Arial returned.

 

A discussion took place regarding the request and how to proceed. 

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to approve the ordinance changing the zone from R-1-10 (Single Family Residential) to PD-R (Planned Development Residential) on approximately 1.2 acres subject an agreement for parking, the use of the amenities at Grayhawk, and one plat for both projects.

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/AMEND LOT/ORDINANCE:

Public hearing to consider amending lot 4 in the St. James Place Phase 4 subdivision and vacating the public utility easement at the rear of the lot.  David & Yvonne Jorgensen, applicants.

 

 

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Assistant Public Works Director Wes Jenkins presented the request to amend lot 4 in the St. James Place Phase 4 subdivision by merging lot 4 with the parcel to the north and to vacate the public utility easement at the rear of the lot.  He showed the plat and outlined the 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 approve an ordinance amending lot 4 in the St. James Place Phase 4 subdivision and vacating the public utility easement at the rear of the lot.

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.

 

AMEND CITY CODE/ORDINANCE:

Consider approval of an ordinance amending Title 5, Chapter 4 of City Code to prohibit the trapping of animals within the City except under certain exceptions.

 

City Attorney Shawn Guzman presented the request to amend Title 5, Chapter 4 of City Code.  He outlined the proposed amendments.

 

The Council discussed the proposed amendment after which they decided to remove the 50-foot distance in sections 3 and 4.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Arial to approve the ordinance amending Title 5, Chapter 4 of City Code to prohibit the trapping of animals within the City except under certain exceptions; removing the 50-foot distance in sections 3 and 4.

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.

 

ESTABLISH FEES FOR SOLID WASTE/RESOLUTION:

Consider approval of a resolution establishing fees for the collection of residential solid waste as authorized by St. George City Code Title 4, Chapter 4, Section 8.

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Administrative Services Director Trevor Coombs presented the request to approve a resolution establishing fees for the collection of residential solid waste.  He explained the contract is reviewed every few years.  Republic Services is increasing their fees slightly; therefore, the request is to pass on the increase to the customer, including a slight administrative fee - for a total of $.35.  The City can absorb the cost and not pass it on to the customer.

 

Mayor Pike noted that Republic absorbed the increase the last time.

 

Mr. Coombs outlined previous increases; this proposed increase is the lowest.

 

Councilmember Hughes noted the bids need to be done more often.  This can be reevaluated during the next bidding process. 

 

Mayor Pike explained the public will be notified of the increase, but a public hearing is not required.

 

Mr. Coombs noted that a notice of a possible increase is posted on the City’s website.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Baca to approve a resolution establishing fees for the collection of residential solid waste as authorized by St. George City Code Title 4, Chapter 4, Section 8; increasing by a total of $.35.

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.

 

Mayor Pike called for a short recess.

 

INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT:

Consider approval of an interlocal agreement with Washington County for the Tour of Utah Pro Bicycle Race.

 

Support Services Director Marc Mortensen presented the request to enter into an interlocal agreement with Washington County for the Tour of Utah Pro Bicycle Race which will take place in August 5 and 6, 2018.  He outlined the street closures and what support the City will provide as well as the event and the benefits to the City.  

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to approve the interlocal agreement with Washington County for the Tour of Utah Pro Bicycle Race. 

SECOND:        The motion was seconded by Councilmember Arial.

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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:

Assistant Public Works Director Wes Jenkins advised at its meeting held on November 28, 2017 the Planning Commission recommended setting public hearings on Thursday, January 4, 2018 to consider: 1) Amending the General Plan from PF (Public Facilities) to LDR (Low Density Residential) on approximately 17 acres located at approximately 2710 East Crimson Ridge Drive; 2) Changing the zone from A-1 (Agriculture) and A-20 (Agriculture) to R-1-10 (Single Family Residential 10,000 sq. ft. minimum lot size) on approximately 17 acres located at 2710 East Crimson Ridge Drive; 3) Changing the zone from PD-R (Planned Development Residential) to PD-C (Planned Development Commercial) at 3143 South 840 East; 4) Changing the zone from OS (Open Space) to R-1-10 (Single Family Residential 10,000 sq. ft. minimum lot size) on approximately 5.27 acres located at approximately 1400 West 3650 South; and 5) Amending the PD-C (Planned Development Commercial) zone on property generally located at the intersection of the I-15 Freeway and the Southern Corridor.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Bowcutt to set the public hearings for January 4, 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 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 Tuscan Hills Phase 4, a 14-lot residential located at Plantations Drive and Province Way; zoning is Planned Development Residential.  He showed the final plat and outlined the preliminary plat.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to approve the preliminary plat for Tuscan Hills Phase 4.

SECOND:        The motion was seconded by Councilmember Hughes.

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 Tuscan Hills Phase 5, a 28-lot residential located at 1310 West and Province Way; zoning is Planned Development Residential.  He showed the final plat and outlined the preliminary plat.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the preliminary plat for Tuscan Hills Phase 5.

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.

 

PRELIMINARY PLAT:

Assistant Public Works Director Wes Jenkins presented the preliminary plat for Ventana Ridge, a 27-lot residential located near the intersection of 2450 South and River Road; zoning is R-1-10 (Single Family Residential 10,000 sq ft minimum lot size).  He showed the final plat and outlined the preliminary plat.  The developer is proposing the City maintain the landscape strip; the Parks Department is okay with that as they maintain others in the area.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to approve the preliminary plat for Ventana Ridge.

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.

 

DONATION AGREEMENT:

Consider approval of a donation agreement with Desert Canyons Land, LLC for a 10-acre parcel of property for future use as a park.

 

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City Attorney Shawn Guzman stated the donation agreement is for a 10-acre parcel being donated by Desert Canyons Land, LLC for use as a future park.   The noted the donation is required under the Development Agreement.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Arial to approve the donation agreement with Desert Canyons Land, LLC for a 10-acre parcel of property for use as a park.

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.

 

TANK SITE PURCHASE AGREEMENT AND REIMBURSEMENT AGREEMENT:

Consider approval of a tank site purchase agreement and a reimbursement agreement for the installation of an irrigation line to the Stone Cliffs Irrigation Tank site.

 

Water Services Director Scott Taylor explained the City will be replacing the existing industrial tank with a new one.  By purchasing the .78 acres of property adjacent to the existing tank, the tank can be expanded and the construct-ability of the new tank will be much easier.  After the reimbursements, the total cost to the City is $565,000.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve a tank site purchase agreement and the reimbursement agreement for the installation of an irrigation line to the Stone Cliffs Irrigation Tank site for $565,000.

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.

 

PRIVATE SEWER TRANSFER AGREEMENT:

Consider approval of a private sewer transfer agreement with Stone Cliffs for the transfer of a private sewer collection system.

 

Water Services Director Scott Taylor explained the request is for a private sewer transfer agreement with Stone Cliffs for the transfer of a private sewer collection system.  Typically, the City will pay half the cost of the improvements.  The City’s portion would be $21,075. 

 

 

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City Attorney Shawn Guzman added this is a standard agreement that was worked out with the HOA a number of years ago.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve a private sewer transfer agreement with Stone Cliffs for the transfer of a private sewer collection system with the City’s cost being $21,075.

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.

 

PURCHASE AGREEMENT:

Consider approval of a purchase agreement with Namaste, Inc and William J and Dawn L Roberts for 0.73 acres of property located adjacent to the existing industrial tank.

 

Water Services Director Scott Taylor stated the agreement is with Namaste, Inc and William J and Dawn L Roberts for 0.73 acres of property located adjacent to the existing industrial tank.  The cost is $65,000.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve a purchase agreement for 0.73 acres of property in the amount of $65,000.

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.

 

COST AMENDMENT:

Consider approval of a cost amendment to the Professional Services Agreement for the design and construction management of the Lizzy Lane Sewerline project.

 

Water Services Director Scott Taylor presented the request for a cost amendment to the Professional Services Agreement for the design and construction management of the Lizzy Lane Sewerline project.  Because of changes in the scope of work, the design engineer had to increase the design and construction management fee.

 

 

 

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MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Arial to approve a cost amendment to the professional services agreement for the design and construction management of the Lizzy Lane Sewer line project for $135,747.

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.

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT:

Consider approval of a professional services agreement with Automation N Controls for the design and maintenance of the automation and controls system at the Wastewater Treatment Plant.

 

Water Services Director Scott Taylor presented the professional services agreement with Automation N Controls for the design and maintenance of the automation and controls system at the Wastewater Treatment Plant.  The cost will not exceed $112,400.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Arial to approve a professional services agreement with Automation N Controls for the design and maintenance of the automation and controls system at the Wastewater Treatment Plant at the cost of $112,400.

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.

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT:

Consider approval of a professional services agreement with Alpha Engineering for the design and construction management of roadway improvements on 2000 South, 3430 East and 2450 South.

 

Public Works Director Cameron Cutler presented the professional services agreement with Alpha Engineering for the design and construction management of roadway improvements on 2000 South, 3430 East and 2450 South.  The cost is $221,574.

 

Councilmember Randall stepped out.

 

A discussion took place regarding the improvements in the area.

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MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve a professional services agreement with Alpha Engineering at a cost of $221,574.

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.

 

COST SHARE AGREEMENT:

Consider approval of a cost share agreement with RGM Holdings for the installation of sewer line on 1680 East.

 

Public Works Director Cameron Cutler outlined the cost share agreement.  The City’s cost is $37,352.  There will most likely be additional costs as there is an issue with the grade in the area.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Arial to approve cost share agreement with RGM Holdings for the installation of sewer line on 1680 East to connect the existing sewerlines and eliminate the existing sewer lift station in the amount of $37,352.

SECOND:        The motion was seconded by Councilmember Baca.

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.

 

COOPERATIVE AGENCY AGREEMENT:

Consider approval of a cooperative agency agreement with UDOT Aeronautical Operations Division to act as the agent for federal funds to aid in projects at the airport.

 

Mr. Glen Carnahan with Alpha Engineering thanked the Council.

 

Public Works Director Cameron Cutler explained the cooperative agency agreement with UDOT Aeronautical Operations Division to act as the agent for federal funds to aid in projects at the airport.

 

Councilmember Randall returned.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Baca to approve a cooperative agency agreement with UDOT Aeronautical Operations Division to act as the agent for federal funds to aid in projects at the airport.

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 Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

         

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

MINUTES:

Consider approval of the minutes from the meeting held on November 16, 2017.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to approve the minutes from the meeting held on November 16, 2017.

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.

 

ADJOURN TO A CLOSED SESSION:

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Baca to discuss potential litigation and professional competency.

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:

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to adjourn from the City Council meeting.

SECOND:        The motion was seconded by Councilmember Randall.

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.

 

 

 

 

 

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Christina Fernandez, City Recorder