NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
OF THE CITY OF ST. GEORGE,
WASHINGTON COUNTY, UTAH
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, August 2, 2018 commencing at 5:00 p.m.
The agenda for the meeting is as follows:
Call to Order
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 email@example.com.
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 award of bid to Western Rock Products for the construction of airport runway patches and drainage ditches.
BACKGROUND AND RECOMMENDATION: This project will be funded by a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant and Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) funds. The project consists of runway patches and construction of airport drainage ditches; the cost is $403,680.50. Staff recommends approval.
b. Consider approval of a development agreement between PEG Development and the City of St. George for 605 Place, an off campus student housing project, to monitor compliance per City Ordinance 10-8-10.
BACKGROUND AND RECOMMENDATION: This agreement is in compliance with the Planned Development approval and City ordinance. City Code allows a reduction in parking and an increase in density for student housing projects. The code requires a development agreement, which provides standards for reporting and monitoring. Staff recommends approval.
c. Consider approval of an agreement between PEG Development and the City of St. George, for partial occupancy of 605 Place, an off campus student housing project located at 605 east Tabernacle street.
BACKGROUND AND RECOMMENDATION: The property owners are requesting partial occupancy of a building, prior to the entire site or all buildings being constructed. Staff recommends approval.
d. Consider approval of construction agreement between the City of St. George and UAMPS for transmission lines connected to PacifiCorp's Purgatory substation.
BACKGROUND AND RECOMMENDATION: This is an agreement for the Energy Services Department to do work that UAMPS will pay for related to construction of transmission lines to PacifiCorp's Purgatory substation. Staff recommends approval.
3. Consider approval of Amendment #2 to the Tech Ridge Purchase Option Agreement.
BACKGROUND AND RECOMMENDATION: The applicant, Tech Ridge LLC, is requesting to include approximately 1.27 acres of City property into Phase-I of the Tech Ridge Development as per an amendment to the Tech Ridge Purchase Option Agreement. Staff recommends approval.
4. Public Hearing and consideration of an ordinance amending the General Plan from LDR (Low Density Residential) to MDR (Medium Density Residential) on approximately 0.81 acres generally located east of 1775 West and Canyon View Drive.
BACKGROUND AND RECOMMENDATION: The applicant, Scott Oaky, is requesting MDR, which is 5 to 9 dwelling units per acre. This request was previously heard as Case No. 2016-GPA-009, but was denied by the City Council on August 4, 2016. Planning Commission recommends approval with the condition that each lot is limited to two units, no short term rentals, and no lot splits; the deed restriction is to be recorded with conditions acceptable to the City prior to the amendment being valid.
5. Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance amending the General Plan from FP (Flood Plain), VLDR (Very Low Density Residential), and PF (Public Facility) to LDR (Low Density Residential) on 23.07 acres located east of the Ft. Pierce wash and west of the existing Meadow Valley Farms subdivision; 4040 South on the extension of Quarry Ridge Drive.
BACKGROUND AND RECOMMENDATION: The applicant, Development Solutions, is proposing approximately 2.87 acres of FP (Floodplain) land use designation be changed to LDR. The City hired a consultant to study the floodplain in this area and provide recommendations. Based on the consultant’s recommendation, the floodplain has increased and it is reflected in the request. None of this property is located in the floodplain with the City’s submittal to FEMA. The Planning Commission recommended approval.
6. Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance amending the General Plan from LDR (Low Density Residential) to COM (Commercial) on approximately 36.90 acres and MDR (Medium Density Residential) on approximately 29.55 acres generally located near Canyon View Drive, west of Dixie Drive.
BACKGROUND AND RECOMMENDATION: The applicant, Niota Investment LLC, is requesting MDR on approximately 29.55 acres, which could accommodate approximately 150 to 270 units. COM is being requested along Dixie Drive, which would transition to residential. The Planning Commission recommended approval.
7. Public hearing and consideration of ordinance changing the zone from M-1 (Industrial) to C-3 (General Commercial) on 3.15 acres for Tagg-N-Go located at the southeast corner of 3050 East and 750 North.
BACKGROUND AND RECOMMENDATION: The applicant, White Hills LC, is requesting a zone change from M-1 (Industrial) to C-3 (General Commercial). The General Plan land use designation is COM, which supports the request. The Planning Commission recommended approval.
8. Appointments to Boards and Commissions of the City.
9. Reports from Mayor, Councilmembers, and City Manager.
10. 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.
Christina Fernandez, City Recorder Date
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