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City Council Meeting Agenda

Thursday, May 3,2018

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NOTICE OF WORK 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 work meeting in the Administrative Conference Room, 175 East 200 North, St. George, Utah, on Thursday, May 3, 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 potential transit route from St. George to Springdale.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 City Council Chambers, 175 East 200 North, St. George, Utah, on Thursday, May 3, 2018 commencing at 5:00 p.m.

 

The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

 

1.        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.

 

2.        Consent Calendar.

 

a.      Consider approval of the financial report for March, 2018.

 

BACKGROUND AND RECOMMENDATION:  The City has completed 9 months or 75.00% of the fiscal year. With relation to that, the General Fund revenues are at 76.47%.  Some predominant revenue leading the way are Current Property Tax, General Sales Tax, and Building Permits.  The General Fund expenditures are at 65.20% of the budget year-to-date. Departments continue to spend conservatively.  Recommend approval of the financial report.

 

b.      Consider approval of the minutes from the meeting held on April 19, 2018.

 

c.      Consider award of bid to Interstate Rock Products for the Ledges Roundabout Modifications.

 

BACKGROUND AND RECOMMENDATION:  This project includes modification to curb, sidewalk, and miscellaneous work at the east side roundabout at the Ledges Parkway interchange on SR 18.  The purpose of the modifications is to facilitate oversized vehicles that cannot go underneath the overpass.  The item was requested and fully funded by UDOT.  Recommend approval to award the bid to Interstate Rock Products in the amount of $186,282.

 

d.      Consider award of bid to Interstate Rock Products for the Dixie Drive/Airport parking improvements.

 

BACKGROUND AND RECOMMENDATION:  These projects were combined into one bid: 1) 740 feet of curb and sidewalk and installation of a bus shelter along Dixie Drive; and 2) rental car parking area expansion at the Airport.  Recommend awarding the bid to Interstate Rock Products in the amount of $209,251.25.

 

e.      Consider award of bid for the Commerce Drive Waterline Extension project.

 

BACKGROUND AND RECOMMENDATION:  Bids were opened for the Commerce Drive Waterline Extension Project.  The low bidder was JP Excavation in the amount of $1,043,020; the engineer's estimate was $1,200,000.  This project was not budgeted in FY18; however, in order to provide adequate service to the Little Valley area, the waterline extension is needed this year.  Other projects have been adjusted to accommodate this project in the current budget.  Recommend awarding the bid to JP Excavation.

 

f.      Consider approval of a Professional Services Agreement with Conservation Technix, Inc for the St. George Parks and Recreation Master Plan Update.

 

BACKGROUND AND RECOMMENDATION:  The existing Master Plan was last updated in 2006.  Over the last twelve years much has changed in St. George.  An updated Master Plan provides the Council the opportunity to look at where the City is no and look at park and facility standards that will guide the City for the next decade.  After reviewing the five proposals, a committee of three (3) staff members independently reviewed the proposals and ranked them according the criteria stated in the RFP.  The Leisure Services Director and the Park Planner then interviewed the top two consultants and selected Conservation Technix who will be partnering with Sunrise Engineering, a local firm.  Recommend approval of the agreement in the amount of $74,789.

 

g.      Consider approval of a local consent for Wingers located at 188 South River Road.

 

BACKGROUND AND RECOMMENDATION:  Wingers currently holds a state alcohol license for beer only.  They are requesting to change that to a limited service restaurant license to serve beer and wine.  The original license was issued on October 15, 2010; there have been no issues with this license.  Recommend approval.

 

3.        Public hearing and consider approval of the 2018-19 Annual Action Plan for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.

 

BACKGROUND AND RECOMMENDATION:  As part of the requirements for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program from HUD, the City holds a public hearing to review the Annual Action Plan and Proposed Budget for the new fiscal year in May of each year.  Recommend approval after review and public hearing.

 

4.        Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance changing the General Plan from Low Density Residential (LDR) and Open Space (OS) to Commercial (COM) on 0.50 acres located at approximately 850 North Valley View Drive.

 

BACKGROUND AND RECOMMENDATION:  This is a General Plan amendment request to change the existing land use from Low Density Residential and Open Space designations to a Commercial designation with the goal of returning to request a zone change.  The Planning Commission recommends approval.

 

5.        Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance changing the General Plan from Low Density Residential (LDR) to Commercial (COM) on 2.31 acres located at the southeast corner of Dixie Drive and 600 West.

 

BACKGROUND AND RECOMMENDATION:  This is a General Plan amendment request to change the existing land use from a Low Density Residential designation to a Commercial designation which would support a commercial zoning designation. The site is bordered by heavy traffic corridors along Dixie Drive, 600 West Street, and Tonaquint Drive.  A portion of the property is already designated as commercial on the General Plan.  The Planning Commission recommends approval.

 

6.        Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance changing the General Plan from Low Density Residential (LDR) to Medium Density Residential (MDR) on 15 acres generally located north of Curly Hollow Drive, east of Tonaquint Intermediate School.

 

BACKGROUND AND RECOMMENDATION:  The proposed land use designation on the property is Medium Density Residential (MDR) which supports single family and multifamily residential zones.  Zoning designations consistent with MDR include R-1-7, R-1-6, R-2, R-3, R-4, and Planned Development Residential (PD-R). A MDR land use designation could accommodate approximately 75 to 135 units.  The Planning Commission recommends approval.

 

7.        Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance amending the General Plan for the Tonaquint Land Use Plan area to relocate areas of Low Density Residential (LDR), Medium Density Residential (MDR), and Open Space (OS) on approximately 1,200 acres located at the end of Curly Hollow Drive at approximately 1400 West.

 

BACKGROUND AND RECOMMENDATION:   The Tonaquint Area Land Use Plan, which was approved by City Council on December 2, 2010, is located at the end of Curly Hollow Drive at approximately 1400 West.  The proposed amendment is only for those properties that are owned by the applicant, which is approximately 1,200 acres.  The applicant is proposing to reduce the amount of Medium Density Residential (MDR), Commercial (COM), and Resort land uses, thus increasing the amount of LDR, as well as, modifying MDR locations.  The Planning Commission recommends approval.

 

8.        Consider approval of an ordinance amending the existing Planned Development Commercial (PD-C) zone on approximately 1.50 acres generally located at the northeast corner of the intersection at Pioneer Road and Sun River Parkway.

 

BACKGROUND:  On July 6, 2017, the City Council approved Case No. 2017-ZCA-016; "Terrible Herbst" consisting of a "C" store, fuel center, car wash, and flag pole.  On April 19, 2018 the City Council reviewed the request to change the design and colors of the fuel canopy and in the building colors and materials; they denied the request.  Based on the discussion, the applicant has revised and resubmitted the request for consideration. 

 

9.        Consider approval of a resolution accepting and adopting the Preliminary Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Budget of the City of St. George and to set the date(s) for the required public hearings.

 

BACKGROUND AND RECOMMENDATION:  State Law requires the recommended budget to be presented to the Mayor & City Council on or before the first regular meeting in May of each year; and to adopt the final budget on or before June 22nd of each year.  Recommend approval of the resolution accepting and adopting the Preliminary 2018-2019 Fiscal Year Budget and to set the public hearing dates for the final budget as June 7th and June 21st, 2018.

 

10.     Consider approval of a conditional use permit to construct a linear bicycle skills park on in the vicinity of Lava Flow Drive, east of Snow Canyon High School.

 

BACKGROUND AND RECOMMENDATION:  This site is generally located in the vicinity of Lava Flow Drive (2400 West Street) and east of Snow Canyon High School.  The proposed project would be on the west side of town, north of Sunset Boulevard, and between Lava Flow Drive and Tuweap Drive.  Conditional use permits are only for specific locations and this is a request for a skills park at a specific location.  The Planning Commission recommends approval.

 

11.     Consider approval of a hillside development permit.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to approve a hillside development permit to allow for the development of a proposed single family residential development located at approximately 2915 East Banded Hills Drive.  The Hillside Review Board and Planning Commission recommend approval.

 

12.     Consider approval of the final plat for Aspen Estates Phase 4.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to approve a final plat for a 12-lot residential subdivision located at 3140 East and Red Cedar Drive; zoning is R-1-10 (Single Family Residential 10,000 SQ/FT minimum Lot size).  The Planning Commission recommends approval.

 

 

 

13.     Consider approval of the final plat for Painted Desert Estates Phase 7.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to approve a final plat for a 16-lot residential subdivision located at approximately 1450 East 2250 South; zoning is PD-R (Planned Development Residential).  The Planning Commission recommends approval.

 

14.     Consider approval of the final plat for Sequoia Estates Phase 5.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to approve a final plat for a 27-lot residential subdivision located at Holly Drive and Marblewood Drive; zoning is R-1-8 (Single Family Residential 8,000 SQ/FT minimum Lot size).  The Planning Commission recommends approval.

 

15.     Consider approval of the final plat for Sequoia Estates Phase 6.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to approve a final plat for a 21-lot residential subdivision located at Tanoak Drive and Marblewood Drive; zoning is R-1-8 (Single Family Residential 8,000 SQ/FT minimum Lot size).  The Planning Commission recommends approval.

 

16.     Consider approval to amend the final plat for Stone Cove Phase 2.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to amend the final plat for Stone Cove Phase 2 located at 2520 East 1480 South; zoning is R-1-10 (Single Family Residential 10,000 SQ/FT minimum Lot size).  The purpose of the amendment is to change Note 8 to read “Lots 24 and 25 are to built as ‘walkout basements’ only, unless otherwise approved by the City of St. George Community Development Department based on a site plan that meets all applicable City standards, including, but not limited to, grading and setback standards and requirements”.  The Planning Commission recommends approval.

 

17.     Consider approval of the preliminary plat for Redhawk.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to approve a preliminary plat for a 19-lot residential subdivision located along Dinosaur Crossing Drive just south of 2450 East; zoning is PD-R (Planned Development Residential).  The Planning Commission recommends approval.

 

18.     Consider approval of the preliminary plat for Sentieri Canyon.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to approve a preliminary plat for a 50-lot residential subdivision located along the proposed Sentieri Vista Drive which is west of the intersection of Sunbrook Drive and Plantations Drive; zoning is R-1-10 (Single Family Residential 10,000 SQ/FT minimum Lot size).  The Planning Commission recommends approval.

 

19.     Consider approval of the preliminary plat for Banded Hills.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to approve a preliminary plat for an 11-lot residential subdivision located along Banded Hills Drive just east of Copper Cliffs Drive and 3000 East; zoning is R-1-10 (Single Family Residential 10,000 SQ/FT minimum Lot size).  The Planning Commission recommends approval.

20.     Consider approval to donate or include Black Hill View Park as part of the Tech Ridge LLC Phase 1 development.

 

BACKGROUND AND RECOMMENDATION:  The request is to consider including or donating approximately 1.07 acres of the Black Hill View Park to Tech Ridge LLC as part of the first phase of the development of Tech Ridge to design and create an appropriate entrance to Tech Ridge.  Recommend approval to donate the park to Tech Ridge LLC.

 

21.     Appointments to Boards and Commissions of the City.

 

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

 

23.     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.

 

24.     Adjourn.          

 

 

 

 

________________________________                ______________________________

Christina Fernandez, City Recorder                     Date

 

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