City Council Agenda
City Council Meeting Agenda

Thursday, June 7,2018

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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, June 7, 2018 commencing at 5:00 p.m.

 

The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

 

Call to Order                                                                                                           

Invocation

Flag Salute

 

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 April, 2018.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The City has completed 10 months or 83.33% of the fiscal year. With relation to that, the General Fund revenues are at 82.95%. Some predominant revenues leading the way are Current Property Tax, General Sales Tax, Building Permits and Class C Road Allotment. The General Fund expenditures are at 71.78% of the budget year-to-date. Overall departments are doing well to stay within their budgets and spend conservatively.   Recommend approval.

 

b.    Consider awarding the contract for 2018 Storm Drain Master Plan Update.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The City updates its Drainage Master Plan about every ten years and the Impact Fee Facilities Plan every five years. Bowen Collins and Associates completed the previous study.  Recommend approval.  Among other things, it will provide an updated Capital Facilities Plan, Impact Fee Facilities Plan, and address drainage issues in several high growth areas within the City.

 

c.    Consider approval of a Professional Services Agreement with Applied Geotechnical Engineering Consultants (AGEC) for the materials testing of the Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Expansion Phase I and the groundwater well monitoring at the WWTP.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The WWTP Expansion Phase I is under construction.  This Professional Services Agreement is for the compaction and materials (concrete, steel, masonry) testing of the project.   Also, the City is required to monitor the groundwater at the WWTP for petroleum products leaked from a fuel tank in the past.  This PSA included the monitoring of the existing groundwater monitoring wells and the addition of another monitoring well, with all of the documentation and reporting required by the State.  Recommend approval.

 

d.    Consider approval of a Professional Services Agreement with Bowen, Collins, and Associates for the Preliminary Engineering Design of the WWTP Phase II Expansion Project.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  Construction of the WWTP Phase I Expansion Project is underway.  The project is expected to take 20 months to complete.  This phase of the project upgrades the Influent Headworks (incoming) portion of the plant, as well as the UV Disinfection (outgoing) portion of the plant.  The WWTP Expansion Phase II will upgrade and expand the main treatment portion of the plant.  Design of this portion of the expansion is expected to take about 12-14 moths.  Our intent is to design Phase II and be able to start construction of Phase II as soon as construction of Phase I is complete.

 

e.    Consider approval of a Professional Services Agreement with Horrocks for the 400 South Pedestrian Underpass Project.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The 400 South Pedestrian Underpass Project is a local government contract with UDOT and the City. It will provide a connection for pedestrians and bicyclists at 400 South under I-15. UDOT, the City, DSU, and the Dixie MPO are participating in the funding for the project. UDOT will administer the design contract. Note that the City's portion of the overall project is 600k, DSU's portion is 600k, Dixie MPO's portion is 600k, and UDOT's portion is 1.2M. A federal aid agreement has already been approved and executed for the funding.

 

f.     Consider awarding a Professional Services Contract to Civil Science, Inc for the River Road; Riverside Drive to 1450 South project.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This contract is for design services including ROW mapping, environmental, traffic modeling, and structural and geotechnical design for the project. The contract does not include construction management services. The City's portion of this contract is $47,239 (6.77%). The contract is administered by the UDOT but requires the Mayor's signature for approval.  Recommend approval.

 

3.            Public hearing to take public comment before formally adopting the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Budget.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The City's Preliminary Fiscal Year 2018-19 Budget was presented on May 3, 2018 after which a copy has been made available on the City's website and at the City Recorder's Office.  State Law requires the City to have at least one public hearing before formally adopting the City's final annual fiscal budget, and also requires the budget be adopted on or before June 22nd. We will have two public hearings to take citizen input. The second hearing will be on June 21, 2018.  No action is needed during the June 7, 2018 public hearing. Official action to adopt the 2018-19 Budget will be requested during the June 21, 2018 public hearing.

 

4.            Public hearing to review and take public comment regarding non-reciprocal transfers for unbilled utility services from the Electric and Water Funds to other City Funds.

 

          BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  Review of water and power services provided at no charge to City facilities, such as parks, wells & pump stations. Costs are built into the current utility rates. This practice is required to be discussed in a public hearing. No action is needed at this time.

 

5.            Public hearing to review and take public comment regarding the proposed transfers from Enterprise (Business-type) Funds to Other Funds in the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Budget.

 

          BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: Administrative and overhead services are provided by the General Fund to the various Enterprise (business-type) Funds. Costs are estimated and each enterprise fund transfers their proportionate share of costs to the General Fund. Per House Bill 164, any transfers between Enterprise and Non-Enterprise Funds are required to be discussed in a public hearing.  No action is needed at this time.

 

6.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance amending the  Atkinville Master Plan PD-C (Planned Development Commercial) Zone to expand Area 4.5 (Employment Type I) east along the Southern Parkway on approximately 25.8 acres generally located east of Astragalus Drive exit along Southern Parkway.

 

          BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This is a request to expand area 4.5 of the Atkinville Master Plan to allow for more Employment Type I area. Specific uses for area 4.5 are designated in the current narrative for the master plan.  Planning Commission recommends approval.

 

7.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance amending the Rim Rock Commercial Center PD-C (Planned Development Commercial) Zone to develop a professional medical office building. The property is Lot 13 on approximately 1.80 acres and is generally located east of 292 South 1470 East (and south of the existing Marriott Hotel).

 

          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 13. The proposal is a three-story office building with both underground and surface parking.  The height will be approximately 55’6”.  Professional office is currently an approved use for the Rim Rock Commercial Center Planned Development.  Planning Commission recommends approval.

 

8.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance changing the zoning from OS (Open Space) to C2 (Highway Commercial) on 12.90 acres for Twin Lakes. The property is generally located north of the I-15 Freeway between Twin Lakes Drive and Red Hills Parkway.

 

          BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This is a request to change the zoning. No development is proposed.  The applicant is requesting a C-2 zoning; therefore, all development would be required to comply with the applicable ordinances, in regards to heights, setbacks, and uses.  This item was tabled at the May 17 City Council meeting.  Planning Commission recommended denial of the C-2 and recommend the zoning be Planned Develop Commercial (PD-C).

 

9.            Consider approval of a resolution authorizing Trevor A. Coombs, Administrative Services Director and Laura Woolsey, City Treasurer, to add or delete users to access and/or transact with the Public Treasurer's Investment Fund (PTIF) Accounts; to add, delete, or make changes to bank accounts tied to PTIF accounts; to open or close PTIF accounts; and to execute any necessary forms in connection with such changes on behalf of the City of St. George .

 

          BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The Utah Office of the State Treasurer will rolling out a new online PTIF account management platform and in preparation for the roll-out, the State Treasurer's Office is requiring entities participating in the PTIF pool to adopt a resolution authorizing at least two individuals to make changes to the PTIF account on behalf of the City of St. George.  Recommend approval.

 

10.         Consider approval of the recommendations from the Arts Council to award RAP Tax grants to various local art organizations.

 

          BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The RAP tax provides funding to local art groups that apply and are selected and recommended by the St. George Arts Council and approved by the City Council. 

 

11.         Consider approval of the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Community Development Block Grant (DCBG) Awards.

 

          BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), one of the longest-running programs of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, funds local community development activities such as affordable housing, anti-poverty programs, and infrastructure development.  Recommend approving staff's recommendation to award (7) non-profit agencies and the Water/Waste Water Department CDBG funds for various HUD approved programs and public infrastructure upgrades.

 

12.         Consider the First Amendment to Joint Development Agreement Between SG Boulevard Land LLC, the City of St. George, and the Neighborhood Redevelopment Agency of the City of St. George.

 

          BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The parties entered into an agreement on March 15, 2017 to effectuate the redevelopment of the central business district for mixed-use including commercial businesses, multifamily housing, a pedestrian corridor and a boutique hotel.   The agreement is to be amended to reduce the size, to address parking, and amend all supporting documents.  Recommend approval.

 

13.         Appointments to Boards and Commissions of the City.

 

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

 

15.         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.

 

16.         Adjourn to a Neighborhood Redevelopment Agency meeting.         

 

 

** ADJOURN AS THE CITY COUNCIL AND CONVENE

AS THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY **

 

 

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING OF THE

NEIGHBORHOOD REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

 OF THE CITY OF ST. GEORGE,

WASHINGTON COUNTY, UTAH

                       

                                                                  Public Notice

 

Public notice is hereby given that the Neighborhood Redevelopment Agency 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, June 7, 2018, commencing at approximately 6:00 p.m.

                                                             

The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

 

1.            Consider the First Amendment to Joint Development Agreement Between SG Boulevard Land LLC, the City of St. George, and the Neighborhood Redevelopment Agency of the City of St. George.

 

2.         Adjourn.

 

 

 

________________________________                ______________________________

Christina Fernandez, City Recorder                     Date

 

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION:  The City of St. George will make efforts to provide reasonable accommodations to disabled members of the public in accessing City programs.  Please contact the City Human Resources Office, 627-4674, at least 24 hours in advance if you have special needs.

 

 

 

 

________________________________                ______________________________

Christina Fernandez, City Recorder                     Date

 

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION:  The City of St. George will make efforts to provide reasonable accommodations to disabled members of the public in accessing City programs.  Please contact the City Human Resources Office, 627-4674, at least 24 hours in advance if you have special needs.