City Council Agenda
City Council Meeting Agenda

Thursday, October 4,2018

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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, October 4, 2018 commencing at 5:00 p.m.

 

The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

 

Call to Order                                                                                                           

Invocation

Flag Salute

 

 

1.            Appoint the new Chief of Police.

 

2.            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.

 

3.            Consent Calendar.

 

a.    Consider approval of the financial report for August, 2018.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The City has completed two (2) months or 16.67% of the fiscal year.  In relation to that, the General Fund revenues are at 13.19%.  Some predominant revenues leading the way are general sales tax, franchise fees, inspection fees, and building permits.  The General Fund expenditures are at 13.72% of the budget year-to-date.  Departments are doing well to stay within their budgets and spend conservatively.  Staff recommends approval.

 

b.    Consider award of bid to Interstate Rock Products for the Flood Street Substation Expansion Phase 2 project.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This project is to expand the existing Flood Street Substation and includes site excavation, grading, removal and disposal of existing foundations, and installation of new foundations.  The expansion will provide capacity for six (6) new distribution circuits to feed new and existing development.  This was formally bid and six (6) bids were received.  Staff recommends approval.

 

c.    Consider award of bid to JP Excavating for the 700 East Cemetery Middle Roadway Renovation.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  Project includes demolition of the existing middle roadway at the 700 East Cemetery; regrading and installation of rolled curb on both sides, new asphalt, wider concrete drive aprons, and new gutter bridges.  This was a formal bid and four (4) bids were received.  Staff recommends approval.

 

d.    Consider approval of Amendment IV to the Purchase and Option Agreement for Tech Ridge.    

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This is an amendment to extend the deadline for the completion to the Tech Ridge Development Agreement to January 1, 2019.  Tech Ridge partners and City staff have met several times on this agreement and the extension is necessary in order to allow Tech Ridge, LLC more time to complete and submit the zoning plan with the development agreement for council approval.  Staff recommends approval.

 

e.    Consider Approval of a Professional Services Agreement with Automation 'n Controls for the design and implementation of automation controls on the Wastewater Treatment Plant Phase I, as well as maintenance and repair of existing equipment controls at the Wastewater Treatment Plant.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This Professional Services is for the design and implementation of a process automation control system for the first phase of the WWTP expansion project.  Along with the new automation control system, this agreement also covers miscellaneous maintenance and repair of our existing equipment and controls of the WWTP.  Staff recommends approval.

 

f.     Consider approval of a Cooperative Agency Agreement for AIP 028 Grant with Aeronautical Operations Division of the State of Utah.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The City was awarded a grant from the FAA for the runway patching and drainage improvements at the airport.  The monies from the grant are administered by the State and distributed to the City from the State. This agreement sets forth the process for the distribution of the grant to the City.  Staff recommends approval.

 

g.    Consider approval of a Cooperative Agency Agreement for AIP 029 Grant with Aeronautical Operations Division of the State of Utah.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The City was awarded a grant from the FAA for the runway repair at the airport.  The monies from the grant are administered by the State and distributed to the City from the State.  This agreement sets forth the process for the distribution of the grant to the City.  Staff recommends approval.

 

4.            Public hearing and consideration of a resolution to review and approve amendments to the Fiscal Year 2018-19 Budget.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  City departments have submitted requests for adjustments to their fiscal year 2018-19 department budgets after completion of 25% of the year. Budget opening requests submitted consist primarily of projects approved and started in the previous year which need to be carried over to the current year; and new contractually- funded or grant-funded projects.  Staff recommends approval.

 

5.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance changing the  zone  from R-1-10 (Single Family Residential 10,000 sq. ft. minimum lot size) to PD-R (Planned Development Residential) and per Section 10-8-5 to review a proposed townhome projects design, site plan, density, elevations, landscaping, amenities, and parking for Desert Hollow at Desert Canyon. The property is 17.56 acres and located at approximately 700 feet west of the Desert Heights residential subdivision (between Brocken Mesa Drive and Rim Runner Drive).

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The applicant is requesting a PD zone change in order to accommodate single family dwellings with the reduced side yard separation between units.  The requested consideration is for the site plan, elevations, and materials for the project.  Planning Commission recommended denial.

 

6.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance amending the Final Subdivision Plat of Lot 159, The Cliffs of Snow Canyon Plat 'J' by increasing the size of  Lot 159 as to fit the improvements on the ground and vacate the public utilities and drainage easement located at the rear of said lot and also a portion of the common area.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to consider an Amended Final Subdivision Plat to make Lot 159 larger to fit the improvements on the ground and vacate the public utilities and drainage easement located at the rear of said lot and a portion of the common area.  This is located at 3052 N. Snow Canyon Parkway, Lot 159; Zoning is PD-R (Planed Development Residential 5,000 SQ/FT minimum lot size).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

7.            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 Joint Utilities Commission recommend approval.

 

 

8.            Consider approval of an ordinance amending the final plat for Lots 27 & 28 of Entrada at Snow Canyon “Chaco Bench” Phase 3.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to amend the final subdivision plat for Lots 27 & 28 of Entrada at Snow Canyon “Chaco Bench” Phase 3 to merge said lots together into one (1) lot.  The lots are located at 2552 North Kiva Circle; zoning is PD-R (Planned Development Residential).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

9.            Consider a request to add an addition to an existing home and to continue its non-conforming side yard setback. The proposal is located at 32 West 200 South in the RCC Residential Central City) zone.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The home has a 2' 8” side yard setback, which the code requires an 8' side yard setback.  The existing setback is nonconforming and the applicant is requesting the same setback for the proposed addition.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

10.         Consider approval of a conditional use permit for an RV garage on Lot 30 of the Arbors Phase 3 residential subdivision located at 3011 South Poplar Drive; zoning is  R-1-12 (Single Family Residential 12,000 sq. ft. minimum lot size).

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  Accessory structures that exceed 15' in height require a CUP.  This structure would be approximately 21’-3” to the midpoint of the roof (building height), thus necessitating the purpose of this conditional use permit request.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

11.         Consider approval of a conditional use permit for an RV garage on Lot 70 of the Meadow Valley Farms residential subdivision located at 2292 East 4040 South; zoning is RE-20 (Residential Estate 20,000 sq. ft. minimum lot size).

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  City code requires accessory structures over 15', to request a CUP.  This structure would be approximately 17’-0” to the midpoint of the roof (building height), thus necessitating the purpose of this conditional use permit request.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

12.         Consider approval of a conditional use permit for the Thurston-Atkin House to be operated as a vacation rental in the historic home originally built by Thomas Jefferson Thurston in the early 1880s. The home is located at 270 West 200 North in the RCC (Residential Central City) zone.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The applicant proposes to establish a vacation rental within a historic home and within an accompanying detached historic carriage house with a total of three (3) sleeping units (rooms) between the two (2) buildings.  The Planning Commission recommends approval.

 

 

 

 

13.         Consider approval of a conditional use permit to erect a one hundred foot (100) tower and to install a communications enclosure located on top of Webb Hill; zoning is OS (Open Space).

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The applicant is requesting to construct a 100' tower on Webb Hill.  The tower will serve multiple users and FCC licensed facilities such as FM stations, studio to transmitter links for multiple AM & FM stations, space for 2-way communication equipment, microwave, and internet providers.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

14.         Consider approval of the final plat for Crimson Shadows Subdivision.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This item is a final plat for Crimson Shadows Subdivision, a 9-lot residential subdivision located at 2070 South Street at approximately 2500 East; zoning is RE-20 (Residential Estate 20,000 sq. ft. minimum lot size) and RE-12.5 Residential Estate 12,500 sq. ft. minimum lot size).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

15.         Consider approval of the final plat for The Lofts at Green Valley Phase 2.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This item is a final plat for The Lofts at Green Valley Phase 2, a 12-lot/unit residential subdivision located at 1790 West Street and Plantations Drive; zoning is PD-R (Planned Development Residential 5,000 sq. ft. minimum lot size).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

16.         Consider approval of a subdivision of 10 lots or less located at approximately 1235 East and 1580 South Street (Bundy Lane).

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to subdivide one (1) lot into two (2) lots; zoning is R-1-10 (Single family residential 10,000 sq. ft. minimum lot size).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

17.         Consider approval of the preliminary plat for Estrella Commercial.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This item is a preliminary plat for Estrella Commercial, a 2-lot commercial subdivision located at the southwest corner of the intersection of Dixie Downs Road and Snow Canyon Parkway; zoning is PD-C (Planned Development Commercial).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

18.         Consider approval of the preliminary plat for Johnson Arch at the Ledges Phase 1.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This item is a preliminary plat for Johnson Arch at the Ledges Phase 1, a 15-lot residential subdivision located at approximately 1300 West and 4200 North; zoning is PD-R (Planned Development Residential).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

19.         Appointments to Boards and Commissions of the City.

 

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

 

21.         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.

 

22.         Adjourn.

 

 

 

 

________________________________                ______________________________

Christina Fernandez, City Recorder                     Date

 

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