City Council Agenda
City Council Meeting Agenda

Thursday, September 6,2018

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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 City Council Chambers, 175 East 200 North, St. George, Utah, on Thursday, September 6, 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 July, 2018.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The City has completed 1 month or 8.33% of the fiscal year.  In relation to that, the General Fund revenues are at 5.70%. Some predominant revenues leading the way are general sales tax and building permits.  The General Fund expenditures are at 5.38% of the budget year-to-date.  Departments are doing well to stay within their budgets and spend conservatively.   Staff recommends approval.

 

b.    Consider approval of an emergency purchase of two (2) distribution transformers.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  Due to a lightning strike, two (2) transformers need to be replaced in the Green Valley substation.  Staff recommends ordering two (2) transformers and is being done as it is an emergency situation.  A budget opening has been requested.  Funds will come from budgeted capital projects until the budget opening is processed.   Reserve funds will cover the expense for this emergency purchase.  

 

c.    Consider award of bid to Interstate Rock Products for chip seal aggregate supply.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This award is for 5,000 tons of chip seal aggregate that will be used this spring on various roadways throughout the City including Riverside Drive, River Road, and several streets in the Bloomington area.  Roads in the Bloomington area will be capped with a slurry seal.  The basalt chip that Interstate Rock supplies is very durable and has a dark appearance.  This material was used in last year’s project with excellent results.  This year’s project will be completed April/May of 2019.  This was a formal bid; one (1) bid was received.  Staff recommends approval.

 

d.    Consider award of bid to JP Excavating for the 100 West drainage basin laterals phase 2 project.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The project includes storm drain improvements along 400 West between Tabernacle and 200 South and related work.  This was a formal bid and five (5) total bids were received.   Staff recommends approval.

 

e.    Consider approval of a contract with Holbrook Asphalt, Inc. for HA5 seal coat for various streets, trails, and parking lots within the City.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This is a sole source award.  The HA5 product is used to put a seal over newer (5-10 yr. old) residential streets, trails, and parking lots to slow the damage to asphalt from oxidation.  The treatment is a lower cost option for extending the life of asphalt surfaces.  It has been used previously throughout the City with excellent results.  Staff recommends approval.

 

f.     Consider approval of a local consent for a Class C alcohol license, a limited service restaurant for Red Fort Cuisine of India at 148 South 1740 East.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  Shamsher Singh Toor of Red Fort LLC is requesting local consent for a Class C alcohol license, a limited service restaurant, at 148 South 1470 East.  The Business License office has received all the required information including the background history of the applicant which is found clear.  Staff recommends approval.

 

g.    Consider approval of declaring items as surplus.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  Items to be declared as surplus: two (2) fire engines, one (1) to be donated to Wendover Fire Department, the other to be donated to a Fire Department in need (to be determined); and an old homemade flatbed trailer and a small army trailer frame, to be sold via auction.  Staff recommends approval of the items being declared surplus and to be donated, sold, or discarded.

 

h.    Consider approval of a donation agreement to donate a 1977 American LaFrance fire truck to the Wendover Fire Department.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The Fire Department recently purchased and took delivery of three (3) new fire engines.  With the new engines, this engine is no longer needed in the Fire Department’s fleet and is proposed to be declared surplus in item 2g.  Chief Stoker advertised that these engines are available for other departments in need; staff was contacted by the Wendover Fire Department.  Staff recommends approving the donation agreement to donate this engine to the Wendover Fire Department.  

 

i.     Consider approval of a hangar lease with Jeff Wright for lot 58B.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The previous hangar owner, Michael Busher, has sold his hangar to Jeff Wright.  Jeff Wright is requesting a hangar lease with the City (lot 58B).  Staff recommends approval.

 

j.     Consider approval of the minutes from the meetings held on: April 5, 2018 (work meeting); April 5, 2018 (regular meeting); May 3, 2018; May 17, 2018; July 12, 2018 (work meeting); July 12, 2018 (regular meeting); July 19, 2018; August 2, 2018; August 9, 2018; August 16, 2018; and August 30, 2018.

 

3.            Consider appointment of the Development Services Director.

 

4.            Presentation from the Washington County School District.

 

5.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance vacating a public easement located at Lots 4 & 7, Block 18, Plat A, St. George City Survey (Joule Plaza parcel).

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to vacate a public easement located at Lot 4 & 7, Block 18, Plat A, St. George City Survey (Joule Plaza parcel); zoning is C-4 (Central Business District Commercial with no minimum or maximum lot size).  Staff and JUC recommend approval.

 

6.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance amending the final subdivision plat for lot 7 & 8, Serenity Cove Subdivision.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to approve an Amended Final Subdivision Plat to merge lots 7 & 8 together and vacate the public utilities and drainage easement located between said lots.  The property is located at 2760 East Circle at approximately 1750 South; zoning is R-1-10 (Single-Family Residential 10,000 SQ/FT minimum lot size).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

7.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance vacating a portion of Knowledge Way, a public roadway.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to vacate a portion of Knowledge Way.  This is located at the intersection of Knowledge Way and Tech Ridge Drive.  The Planning Commission recommended approval. 

 

8.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance changing the zone from A-20 (Agricultural 20 acre lot sizes) to PD-R (Planned Development Residential) for Rosewood Town Homes on approximately 14.89 acres, for Brookfield Apartments on approximately 12.10 acres, and for Woodland Twin Homes on approximately 16.79 acres.  The properties are located south of Mall Drive and are on both sides of 2780 East.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The proposal has a variety of multifamily types, which includes apartments, townhouses, and twin homes with a total of 522 units on 28.89 acres.  Density ranges from 21 du/ac for the apartment, 11 du/ac for the townhouses, and 5 du/ac for twin houses.  The request is for a PD-R, therefore, a site plan, elevations, and materials have been provided for City Council review.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

9.            Consider approval of a zone change from PD-C/R (Planned Development Commercial and Residential) to PD-R (Planned Development Residential) on 6.04 acres for Sunbrook Hollow Townhomes. The property is located at 415 South Dixie Drive (behind the existing building on the property).   

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This application was tabled at the August 16th City Council meeting.  The applicant has revised the request and reduced the number of units, as well as, the size of the project.  The Planning Commission recommended approval (4:1) to the City Council with a reduction of density to five (5) du/ac (approx. 30 units).

 

10.         Consider approval of a conditional use permit to construct a new cell tower (UT022) near the replacement airport. The area is located near Airport Road on State Trust Lands (SITLA) and is located above the airport.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The applicant is requesting to construct a new cell tower (UT022) above the airport.  The proposed cell tower is requested to be 48' in height, which is also FAA's height limitation.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

11.         Consider approval of an extension of the Planned Development Residential approval for four (4) months for the Residences at Four Fifty generally located at the northwest intersection of 450 North and 2720 East.  Dave Nasal, applicant.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The applicant is requesting a four (4) month extension for a 38-unit townhouse development.  The project was approved by City Council March 17, 2016 and received a 12-month extension last September.   The extension will expire September 17, 2018.  City Code 10-8-5:J requires a building permit for construction be obtained within eighteen (18) months or the zoning reverts back to the previous zone.  Staff recommends approval.

 

12.         Consider approval of the final plat for Courthouse Corner Commercial Subdivision.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to approve the final plat for the Courthouse Corner Commercial Subdivision, a 2-lot commercial subdivision located at 285 West Tabernacle Street; zoning is C-4 (Central Business District Commercial).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

 

 

13.         Consider approval of the final plat for Elmwood Estates Phase 3.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to approve the final plat for Elmwood Estates Phase 3, a 10-lot residential subdivision located at 3350 East Street and 3140 South Street; zoning is R-1-8 (Single-Family Residential 8,000 SQ/FT minimum lot size). The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

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

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to approve the final plat for Elmwood Estates Phase 5C, a 2-lot residential subdivision located at 3430 East Street and 3140 South Street; zoning is R-1-8 (Single-Family Residential 8,000 SQ/FT minimum lot size).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

15.         Consider approval of the final plat for Maple Estates Phase 3.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to approve the final plat for Maple Estates Phase 3, a 17-lot residential subdivision located at the south end of Jessamine Way (approximately 3030 East and 3620 South); zoning is R-1-10 (Single-Family Residential 10,000 SQ/FT minimum lot size).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

16.         Consider approval of the final plat for Redwood Estates Phase 8B.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to approve the final plat for Redwood Estates Phase 8B, a 4-lot residential subdivision located at 3350 East Street and 3140 South; zoning is R-1-8 (Single-Family Residential 8,000 SQ/FT minimum lot size). The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

17.         Consider approval of the final plat for Shoppes at Red Cliffs.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to approve the final plat for Shoppes at Red Cliffs, a 6-lot commercial subdivision located at 2736 East Red Cliffs Drive; zoning is C-3 (General Commercial).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

18.         Consider amending the final plat for Stone Cliff Subdivision Phase 14 Amended No. 2.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to amend the final plat for Stone Cliff Subdivision Phase 14 Amended No. 2.  The purpose of this amendment is to adjust the common lot line of lot 1404 & 1405, making lot 1404 larger and lot 1405 smaller.  Additionally, this would adjust the common lot line of lot 1408 & 1409, making lot 1408 smaller and lot 1409 larger.

 

19.         Consider approval of the preliminary plat for Tech Ridge Phase 1 Subdivision.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to approve the preliminary plat for Tech Ridge Phase 1, a 3-lot commercial subdivision located at Tech Ridge Drive and Knowledge Way (approximately 500 West and 450 South); zoning is PD-C (Planned Development Commercial).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

20.         Consider approval of the final plat for Tech Ridge Phase 1 Subdivision.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to approve the final plat for Tech Ridge Phase 1, a 3-lot commercial subdivision located at Tech Ridge Drive and Knowledge Way (approximately 500 West and 450 South); zoning is PD-C (Planned Development Commercial).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

21.         Consider approval of the preliminary plat for The Vue at Green Valley.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to approve the preliminary plat for The Vue at Green Valley, a 35-lot residential subdivision located at 1900 West 1100 South; zoning is PD-R (Planned Development Residential).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

22.         Appointments to Boards and Commissions of the City.

 

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

 

24.         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.

 

25.         Adjourn.

 

 

 

 

________________________________                ______________________________

Christina Fernandez, City Recorder                     Date

 

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