City Council Minutes
City Council Regular Meeting Minutes

Thursday, July 12,2018



  ST. GEORGE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

JULY 12, 2018, 5:00 PM

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

 

PRESENT:                                         

Mayor Jon Pike

Councilmember Jimmie Hughes

Councilmember Michele Randall

Councilmember Bette Arial

Councilmember Ed Baca

City Attorney Shawn Guzman

City Manager Adam Lenhard

City Recorder Christina Fernandez

 

EXCUSED:

Councilmember Joe Bowcutt

 

OPENING:    

Mayor Pike called the meeting to order and welcomed all in attendance.  The invocation was offered by Sharon Shores with The Center for Spiritual Living and The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Mayor Pike.

 

Mayor Pike invited Police Chief Marlon Stratton to come forward.  Chief Stratton and Officer Decamp recognized citizen Shane Bennett for saving the life of a young child who nearly drowned in a hotel hot tub.

 

City Manager Adam Lenhard advised the following items will not be considered tonight:

 

6.  Consider approval of a conditional use permit to construct a new cell tower (UT022) near Airport Road on State Trust Lands (SITLA).

 

8.  Consider approval of a building design conceptual site plan (BDCSP) for Nielson RV.

 

12. Consider amending the final plat for Lot 122 of The Cliffs of Snow Canyon – Plat C.

 

13. Consider amending the final plat for Lot 159 of The Cliffs of Snow Canyon – Plat J.

 

COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC:

No comments were given.

 

CONSENT CALENDAR:

a.   Consider approval of the minutes from the meetings held on: March 1, 2018; April 19, 2018; May 3, 2018 (work meeting); May 10, 2018; May 24, 2018; June 7, 2018; June 14, 2018; June 21, 2018; and June 28, 2018.

 

 

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b.   Consider approval of a professional services agreement with Landmark Testing for the compaction and materials testing of the Commerce Drive Waterline project and the Riverside Drive Sewer Outfall Line Rehabilitation project.

 

c.   Consider approval of a Professional Services Agreement for the design of replacement culverts on Half-Way Wash under Dixie Drive near 540 North.

 

d.   Consider approval of a Fitness Service Passport Agreement with Optimum Health Care Solutions, LLC.  

 

e.   Consider approval of a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for solar.

 

f.    Consider approval to purchase a GE Power Upgrade from GE Packaged Power, LLC.

     

g.   Consider approval of financing documents for Bloomington Solar.

 

City Manager Adam Lenhard noted these items are administrative in nature and have been reviewed by staff after which he asked the Council if they would like to remove any of the items from the Consent Calendar to discuss, if not he suggested making a single motion to approve all of the items.

 

MOTION:  A motion was made by Councilmember Arial to approve items a-g on the consent calendar.

SECOND:   The motion was seconded by Councilmember Hughes.

VOTE:        Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

       

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

ORDINANCE/VACATE A LOT FROM A SUBDIVISION FINAL PLAT:

Consider approval of an ordinance vacating Lot 2 from the Hidden Valley Commercial Minor Subdivision final plat.

 

Assistant Public Works Director Wes Jenkins presented the request to vacate Lot 2, Hidden Valley Commercial Minor Subdivision, a final subdivision plat located at 930 East Brigham Road; zoning is PD-R (Planed Development Residential 5,000 SQ/FT minimum lot size) and PD-C (Planned Development Commercial/Manufacturing – all building shall not exceed 50% of the net lot or parcel acreage).  He explained that the Planning Commission recommended approval on February 6th and City Council approved this on February 15th; however, it was not done as an ordinance and

 

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needs to be done now for recording purposes.  He showed the final plat and outlined the proposed vacation.

 

MOTION:  A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to approve the ordinance vacating Lot 2 from the Hidden Valley Commercial Minor Subdivision final plat.

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 Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

       

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT:

Consider approval of a conditional use permit to allow living quarters for an on-site manager at the existing Allstar Storage facility located at 896 North Westridge.

 

Planner Ray Snyder presented the request for a conditional use permit to allow living quarters for an on-site manager at the existing Allstar Storage facility located at 896 North Westridge.  He explained new 2-story building was approved for the site (through the Site Plan Review process).  The applicant, Karren Christie, is requesting to use the upper level for a manager’s unit, which requires a conditional use permit approval by City Council.  The building is approx. 28 ft, x 30 ft.  He presented a PowerPoint presentation covering the following topics:  vicinity map; zoning and general plan maps; elevations and floor plan; maximum height; and site plan.   The Planning Commission recommended approval with findings.

 

MOTION:  A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the conditional use permit to allow living quarters for an on-site manager at the existing Allstar Storage facility to include the findings of the Planning Commission.

SECOND:   The motion was seconded by Councilmember Baca.

VOTE:        Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

       

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

 

 

 

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CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT:

Consider approval of a conditional use permit to construct a detached residential RV garage that will exceed 15’ in height on property located at Lot 89 in the Meadow Valley Farms Phase 7 subdivision.

 

Planner Ray Snyder presented the request for a conditional use permit to build a structure approximately 23’ 1” to the midpoint of the roof (building height) on property located at Lot 89 in the Meadow Valley Farms Phase 7 subdivision.  He presented a PowerPoint presentation covering the following topics:  vicinity map; final plat; site plan – Lot 89; floor plan; elevations; height; home elevations; and photos of the site.  It is proposed to be 5’ from the property line.  The Planning Commission recommended approval with findings and the following conditions:

 

1.    Location and setbacks: the structure shall be located form 16’ to 33’ from the home as presented.  The west side yard is approved at 3’; the east side yard is not applicable.  The rear yard is approximately 150’ from the rear property line and is not applicable.

 

2.    Easement/JUC:  the proposed structure will encroach onto the City easement (on the west side) and will require a JUC (Joint Utilities Committee) review and approval prior to construction

 

3.    Concrete driveway:  the applicant shall provide a paved driveway to the garage

 

4.    Single story:  the structure shall only be a single story

 

5.    Colors & materials: the structure’s exterior finish and roof shall match the primary unit (home) in its color and materials

 

MOTION:  A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to approve the conditional use permit to build a detached garage that will exceed 15’ in height on the property located at Lot 89 in the Meadow Valley Farms Phase 7 subdivision with the findings and conditions of the Planning Commission.

SECOND:   The motion was seconded by Councilmember Baca.

VOTE:        Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

       

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT:

Consider approval of a conditional use permit to relocate two (2) 30,000 gallon bulk propane tanks from the neighboring property at 3676 South

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1700 East to the Warren yard at 3807 South 1600 East Circle for Amerigas; zoning is M-1 (Industrial).

 

Planner Ray Snyder presented the request for a conditional use permit to relocate two (2) 30,000 gal. bulk propane tanks from the neighboring property at 3676 South 1700 East to the Warren yard at 3807 South 1600 East Circle for Amerigas in the M1 zoning district.  This is a request to relocate two (2) existing 30,000 gallon bulk propane tanks within Ft Pierce Industrial Park to this location.  He presented a PowerPoint presentation covering the following topics:  vicinity map; site plan; zoning and general plan maps; photos of tanks; and plat.  The Planning Commission recommended approval with findings and comments as follows:

 

The applicant will be required to:

 

1.    submit a site plan review applicant with plans

 

2.    install the tanks on an approved concrete pad

 

3.    set up barricades as required

 

4.    meet Fire Department and Building Department code requirements

 

5.    pave all truck route areas

 

MOTION:  A motion was made by Councilmember Arial to approve the conditional use permit to relocate two (2) 30,000 gallon bulk propane tanks from the neighboring property at 3676 South 1700 East to the Warren yard at 3807 South 1600 East Circle for Amerigas.

SECOND:   The motion was seconded by Councilmember Hughes.

VOTE:        Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

       

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

FINAL PLAT AMENDMENT:

Consider amending the final plat for Lot 6 & 7B of the Fort Pierce Industrial Park subdivision.

 

Assistant Public Works Director Wes Jenkins presented the request to amend the final plat for Lot 6 & 7B of the Fort Pierce Industrial Park subdivision located at 3807 South 1600 East Circle; zoning is M-1 (Industrial).  The purpose of the amendment is to merge Lot 6 with Lot 7B.  Easements are not being vacated and will remain.  He showed the final plat and outlined the proposed amendment.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

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MOTION:  A motion was made by Councilmember Hughes to amend the final plat for Lot 6 & 7B of the Fort Pierce Industrial Park subdivision.

SECOND:   The motion was seconded by Councilmember Randall.

VOTE:        Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

       

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

FINAL PLAT:

Consider approval of a final plat for Fossil Hills Townhomes Phases 7 & 8.

 

Assistant Public Works Director Wes Jenkins presented the request to approve a final plat for a 16-lot residential subdivision located at approximately 1470 East 3180 South; zoning is PD-R (Planned Developmental Residential).  He showed and outlined the final plat.

 

MOTION:  A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to approve the final plat for Fossil Hills Townhomes Phases 7 & 8.

SECOND:   The motion was seconded by Councilmember Hughes.

VOTE:        Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

       

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

FINAL PLAT:

Consider approval of a final plat for Kenworth Commercial Subdivision.

 

Assistant Public Works Director Wes Jenkins presented the request to approve a final plat for a 3-lot commercial subdivision located at the north end of Astragalus Drive; zoning is PD-C (Planned Development Commercial).  He showed and outlined the final plat.

 

MOTION:  A motion was made by Councilmember Arial to approve the final plat for Kenworth Commercial Subdivision.

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 Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

       

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

PRELIMINARY PLAT:

Consider approval of a preliminary plat for Crimson Meadows.

 

Assistant Public Works Director Wes Jenkins presented the request to approve a preliminary plat for Crimson Meadows, a 39-lot residential subdivision located at approximately 3000 East and Rasmussen Drive; zoning is RE-20 (Residential Estates 20,000 sq. ft. lot sizes).  He showed and outlined the preliminary plat after which he explained they are requesting lot size averaging.   A 10’ landscape strip and 6’ high privacy wall will be required along 3000 East. 

 

City Attorney Shawn Guzman noted the lots may be smaller depending on how the proposed drainage plan works.  Staff would like the approval include a condition that drainage be resolved there or if a study isn’t done, there will be a recordable document on the phase 2 property that would acknowledge the drainage is on the property.

 

Applicant Kent Foote noted they have come a long way with this project.  He explained that they have met with staff and stated that he believes the drainage will be worked out.   

 

MOTION:  A motion was made by Councilmember Arial to approve the preliminary plat for Crimson Meadows with the condition that the drainage be accommodated along 3000 East, which would make the lots smaller, or there is a document recorded against phase 2 property that states they will dedicate drainage on the phase 2 property when needed by the City for the drainage to be constructed.  

SECOND:   The motion was seconded by Councilmember Randall.

VOTE:        Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

       

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

APPOINTMENTS:

Mayor Pike recommended appointing Shawn Patten to the Hillside Review Board.

 

MOTION:  A motion was made by Councilmember Baca to appoint Shawn Patten to the Hillside Review Board for a term of four (4) years.

SECOND:   The motion was seconded by Councilmember Hughes.

VOTE:        Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:

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Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

       

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

REPORTS FROM MAYOR, COUNCILMEMBERS, AND CITY MANAGER:

Councilmember Randall reported that the Shade Tree Board will be meeting on Tuesday to discuss the trees in the Desert Hills subdivision.

 

ADJOURN:

MOTION:  A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to adjourn to the Administrative Conference Room for the work meeting.

SECOND:   The motion was seconded by Councilmember Baca.

 

VOTE:        Mayor Pike called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Arial – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

       

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

 

 

 

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Christina Fernandez, City Recorder