City Council Minutes
City Council Meeting Minutes

Thursday, August 9,2018



     ST. GEORGE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

AUGUST 9, 2018, 4:00 PM

ADMINISTRATIVE CONFERENCE ROOM

 

PRESENT:                                         

Mayor Jon Pike

Councilmember Jimmie Hughes

Councilmember Michele Randall

Councilmember Joe Bowcutt

Councilmember Ed Baca

City Attorney Shawn Guzman

City Manager Adam Lenhard

City Recorder Christina Fernandez

 

EXCUSED:

Councilmember Bette Arial

 

OPENING:    

Mayor Pike called the meeting to order and welcomed all in attendance.  The invocation was offered by Pastor Jimi Kestin and The Pledge of Allegiance was led by City Recorder Christina Fernandez.

 

Pastor Jimi Kestin and Councilmember Hughes mentioned the Washington County Fair takin place.

 

Mayor Pike noted the Snow Canyon Little League Girls Softball team won the Little League World Series. 

 

CONSIDER APPROVAL OF A LOCAL CONSENT FOR A CLASS C LICENSE, A FULL SERVICE RESTAURANT LICENSE, AT 1812 EAST RED CLIFFS DRIVE:

City Manager Adam Lenhard explained Run St. George LLC dba Hash House A Go Go is requesting approval for local consent for a Class C License at 1812 E. Red Cliffs Dr.  The business license office has received all the required information including the background history of the applicable LLC members which are clear.  The Class C license will be issued pending the approval of the Certificate of Occupancy from the Building Department. 

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to approve the local consent for a Class C License for Hash House A Go Go.

SECOND:        The motion was seconded by Councilmember Bowcutt.

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

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

         

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

 

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CONSIDER APPROVAL OF A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH LEWIS YOUNG ROBERTSON & BURNINGHAM (LYRB) TO ASSIST THE CITY IN UPDATING

THE CITY’S IMPACT FEE ANALYSIS (IFA) AND IMPACT FEE FACILITIES PLAN (IFPP).

Budget and Financial Planning Manager Deanna Brklacich explained the City's current Impact Fee Analysis (IFA) and Impact Fee Facilities Plan (IFFP) was approved in July 2014 which included projections over a 6 to 10-year period. City staff  recommends the IFA's and IFFP's for Water, Wastewater, Storm Water, Transportation, Power, Fire/EMS, Police, and Parks & Recreation be updated to reflect anticipated growth, developments, and facilities requirements, over the next 6 to 10-year period. The State Law has specific requirements regarding Impact Fees and staff recommends LYRB as the consultant to assist the City with this process.  Staff recommends approval of the contract with LYRB for $59,645 to assist the City in updating its IFA and IFFP, subject to approval by the Legal Department.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Baca to approve the professional services agreement with LYRB subject to approval by the Legal Department.

SECOND:        The motion was seconded by Councilmember Hughes.

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

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

         

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

CONSIDER APPROVAL OF A REMIBURSEMENT AGREEMENT WITH RED CLIFF DEVELOPMENT AND INVESTMENT AND ST. GEORGE RED CLIFFS RV PARK FOR IMPROVEMENTS ALONG RED HILLS PARKWAY AT APPROXIMATLEY 2100 EAST.

Public Works Director Cameron Cutler stated the developer of the water park located at Red Hills Parkway and Middleton Drive is constructing roadway improvements along Red Hills Parkway and building Resort Lane.  There is a section of roadway between Resort Lane and the development that is only two (2) lanes of roadway.  It is proposed that this section be widened to four/five (4/5) lanes of roadway in order to match the existing five (5) lanes to the east with the new five (5) lanes to the west.  The developer's contractor is to construct the roadway and the developer would be reimbursed for the City's cost portion.  He explained the cost will be $513,564.59 and will be funded with street impact funds and TIF funds.

 

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to approve the reimbursement agreement with Red Cliff Development and Investment and St. George Red Cliffs RV Park for improvements along Red Cliffs Parkway in the amount of $513,564.59, subject to approval by the Legal Department.

SECOND:        The motion was seconded by Councilmember Baca.

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

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

         

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

REPORTS FROM MAYOR, COUNCILMEMBERS, AND CITY MANAGER:

Public Works Director Cameron Cutler provided the Mayor and Council with an update on the proposed road projects along 2000 South near the new schools.  A discussion took place regarding other roads in the area.  He also provided an update on which intersections may warrant the need for traffic signals as well as an update on Commerce Drive.  

 

Councilmember Bowcutt noted the next Planning Commission meeting looks like a long one. 

 

Mayor Pike asked the Council when they would like to meet in December to discuss next year’s budget.   The meeting has tentatively set for December 7th.  He then mentioned the School Board meeting being held on August 14th.  Lastly, Mayor Pike asked the Council their thoughts are regarding vote by mail.  The consensus of the Council is to see how things go with the County election in November and discuss it in December.

 

ADJOURN FROM THE REGULAR MEETING AND MOVE INTO A CLOSED SESSION:

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to adjourn to a closed session to discuss a property sale or lease, a personnel issue, and litigation updates.

SECOND:        The motion was seconded by Councilmember Bowcutt.

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

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Randall – aye

Councilmember Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

         

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

Following the closed session, an update was given regarding the Reserve Police Officers.

 

ADJOURN:

MOTION:      A motion was made by Councilmember Randall to adjourn.

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 Bowcutt – aye

Councilmember Baca – aye

         

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

 

                            

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Christina Fernandez, City Recorder