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City Council Meeting Agenda

Thursday, November 1,2018

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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, November 1, 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 an update to Utility Billing Policy 10.87

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The proposed changes updates the deposit requirements for a new commercial utility account and would allow for a discount on the utility bill for any active military personnel who is a residential user and who is responsible for a City of St. George Utility bill and is deployed to a combat zone designated by the President of the United States.  The customer may receive a $75.00 monthly credit on their St. George Utility bill (or the amount of the utility bill if less than $75.00).  Staff recommends approval.

 

b.   Consider approval of a donation agreement for a surplus fire engine to Dixie Technical College.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This is one of the fire engines City Council has already declared surplus at a previous meeting. The City will be donating this one to Dixie Technical College for their fire science program.  Staff recommends approval.

 

 

c.   Consider approval of the financial report for September, 2018.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The City has completed three (3) months or 25.00% of the fiscal year.  In relation to that, the General Fund revenues are at 19.43%.  Some predominant revenues leading the way are general sales tax, franchise tax, inspection fees, and building permits.  The General Fund expenditures are at 19.82% of the budget year-to-date.  Departments are doing well to stay within their budgets.  Staff recommends approval..

 

d.   Consider approval of the Fiscal Year 2018 Homeland Security Grant Agreement.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:   The St. George Fire Department has participated in the FEMA State Homeland Security Grant program (SHSP) for several years. Each year, all participating jurisdictions must submit a copy of the Homeland Security Grant Articles of Agreement signed by the Mayor or another authorized Public Official.  This Agreement is required in order for equipment and funds from the state to be delivered to through the SHSP.  Staff recommends approval for the Mayor to sign the FY2018 Homeland Security Grant Articles of Agreement.

 

e.   Consider approval of Waterline and Roadway Improvements Cost Reimbursement Agreement with Washington County School District.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The City approved a cost reimbursement agreement with the WCSD on 6/15/2017 for the installation of a waterline in 2000 South in conjunction with the construction of the new middle school and high school in the area.  The agreement has not been fully executed since that time; and in the meanwhile, additional roadway paving and curb, gutter, and sidewalk replacement occurred at the time.  Water Services budget is to fund the waterline improvements ($774,929) and Public Works is to fund the roadway improvements ($295,343).  Staff recommends approval.

 

3.        Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance amending the general plan from LDR (Low Density Residential) and MDR (Medium Density Residential) to COM (Commercial) on approximately 8 acres generally located southeast of the intersection of River Road and 1450 South Street. This is for the project River Rose.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The purpose of this request is to change a portion of land at the southern end of the property, from a residential land use to a commercial land use, which would expand the existing commercial land use area.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

4.        Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance amending the general plan from OS (Open Space) and LDR (Low Density Residential) to MDR (Medium Density Residential) on approximately 47.5 acres and from VLDR (Very Low Density Residential) to COM (Commercial) on approximately 0.6 acres, and OS (Open Space) on approximately 31.06 acres to remain generally located east of Indian Hills Drive at approximately 900 South 700 West.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  What is being considered is whether the current land use designation is appropriate or should 47.5 acres be changed to MDR, 31.06 acres to remain as OS, and a 0.6 acre portion to change from VLDR to OS.  The MDR (Medium Density Residential) land use designation supports 5 - 9 du/ac.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

5.        Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance amending the general plan from MDR (Medium Density Residential) to MHDR (Medium High Density Residential) on approximately 5.91 acres located at the southwest corner of the intersection of Dixie Drive and Canyon View Drive.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  On February 1, 2018 the City Council amended the General Plan from LDR (Low Density Residential) to MDR (Medium Density Residential) on this property.  At this time, the applicant wishes to return and change the MDR to MHDR in order to support a medium-high density residential project.  The MHDR land use designation supports 10-15 du/ac.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

6.        Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance amending the PD-C zone in order to develop a multi-tenant commercial building.  The property is zoned PD-C (Planned Development Commercial) and is located on Lot 2 of the commercial subdivision called The Fields at Mall Drive (Lins center) on approximately 1.36 acres.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This is a request to review the proposed site plan/landscape plan, elevations, renderings, colors, and materials for the proposed building.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

7.        Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance amending the Tonaquint Center in the PD-C (Planned Development Commercial) zone to develop a health club called Reach Higher located on 1600 South Street in the Tonaquint commercial center.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  It is proposed to create an athletic performance center designed for training which will focus on developing performance and strength to increase speed and endurance.  This is an approved use in the ‘Tonaquint PD Commercial Center and the City Council will be review the site, elevations, and materials.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

8.        Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance amending the zone from C-2 (Highway Commercial) to PD-C (Planned Development Commercial) and per Section 10-8-6 to review a proposed commercial developments design, site plan, elevations, landscaping, and parking for Accent Painting located at the termination of 600 South and 1000 East 1.19 acres.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The request is to rezone property from C2 (Highway Commercial) to PD-C (Planned Development Commercial) to develop a warehouse and construction trade service business space, as well as, review the approved use list.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

9.        Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance amending the  general plan from MDR (Medium Density Residential) to COM (Commercial) on approximately 5.06 acres generally located at 1871 and 1999 West Canyon View Drive.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  In 1986 the Green Valley Spa development was constructed.  The entire property has been zoned PD-R since its inception; however, a portion of the development has been operating as a spa, restaurant, and entertainment facility.  The purpose of this request is to have the plan match the use, and therefore, the applicant proposes to modify the General Plan Land Use Map to support the commercial use that has been in use since 1986.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

10.     Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance to vacate a portion of 1100 East St. and a portion of Tabernacle St.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to consider a vacating a portion of 1100 East Street and a portion of Tabernacle Street; zoning is C-2 (Highway Commercial with no minimum or maximum lot size).  Staff and the Joint Utility Committee recommend approval.

 

11.     Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance vacating a portion of a deed of and public utilities and drainage easement located at approximately 2580 East Street and 1170 South Street; both documents have been recorded in the Office of the Washington County Recorder's Office.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to consider a vacation of a deed of dedication and a public utilities easement that is located at approximately 2580 East Street and 1170 South Street; zoning is RE-20 (Residential Estates 20,000 SQ/FT minimum lot size).  Staff and the Joint Utility Committee recommend approval of this request.

 

12.     Consider approval of a conditional use permit for construction of three (3) professional office buildings which will exceed 35 ft. in height for Rim Rock Commercial Lot 8 located at approximately 200 South 1470 East; zoning is C-2 (Highway Commercial).

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The proposed height of the office buildings is forty-five feet (45’) from the main level finished floor and fifty-six feet (56’) from the underground parking lot.  The requested heights are approximately equal to the neighboring office building to the south. The buildings will be similar in mass and scale to the neighboring office building to the south and smaller than the 4-story hotels to the east.  City code limits heights to 35', unless a CUP is granted.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

13.     Consider approval of a conditional use permit to allow development of a garage for Lot 60 in the Springs estates Phase 5 located at 2453 East Springs Drive; zoning is RE-12.5 (Residential Estate 12,500 sq. ft. minimum lot size).

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The applicant is requesting to construct a detached residential garage.  The height is proposed to be approximately 18' and will exceed the allowable building height of fifteen feet (15’), unless a CUP is granted for a greater height.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

14.     Consider approval of a final plat for Stone Cliff Phase 16A.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is for the final plat for Stone Cliff Phase 16A, a 5-lot residential unit located at the east end of Granite Way at approximately 2700 East; zoning is PD-R (Planned Development Residential).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

15.     Consider approval of a roadway dedication plat for Desert Color Parkway and Lagoon Parkway.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is for the roadway dedication plat for Desert Color Parkway and Lagoon Parkway located south of Black Mountain Drive and extending Desert Color Parkway southerly, at approximately 900 West 5000 South); zoning is PD-C (Planned Development Commercial).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

16.     Consider approval of a roadway dedication plat for Lago Vista Drive, Alienta Drive, and Sentieri Vista Drive.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is for the roadway dedication plat for Lago Vista Drive, Alienta Drive, and Sentieri Vista Drive located at approximately 2080 West and 960 South; zoning is R-1-10 (Single Family Residential 10,000 sq. ft. minimum lot size).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

17.     Consider approval of a roadway dedication plat for Plantations Drive and Alienta Drive.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is for the roadway dedication plat for Plantations Drive and Alienta Drive located at approximately 2080 West and 960 South; zoning is R-1-10 (Single Family Residential 10,000 sq. ft. minimum lot size).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

18.     Consider approval of the preliminary plat for Desert Color Town Center (Big Shots Golf).

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This is a preliminary plat for a 2-lot commercial subdivision located south of the Southern Parkway, north of Black Mountain Drive, and east of the I-15 Freeway; zoning is PD-C (Planned Development Commercial).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.  The property has recently gone through a zone change amendment to the Atkinville Area Zone Plan for Big Shots Golf Center.  The applicant is proposing two (2) lots with this preliminary plat that total to 10.10 acres.  Since the preliminary plat does not have direct access to the public right-of-way, the applicant will need to create an access easement to be able to connect to Black Mountain Drive. 

 

19.     Consider approval of the preliminary plat for Sunbrook Hollow Townhomes.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This is a preliminary plat for a 48-unit subdivision located at 415 South Dixie Drive; zoning is PD-R (Planned Development Residential).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

 

20.     Consider approval of the preliminary plat for Webb Acres.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This is a preliminary plat for a 12-unit residential subdivision located at 3210 East and Seegmiller Drive; zoning is R-1-10 (Single Family Residential 10,000 sq. ft. minimum lot size).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

21.     Set date for public comment regarding the sale of a significant parcel of real property by the City.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  Per City Ordinances 1-13-1, et seq., set the date, time, and place for public comment on the City sale of a significant parcel of real property with an estimated fair market value over $500,000.  The property is located at approximately 2450 East Street and Dinosaur Crossing Drive in St. George - Parcel No. SG-5-2-27-341.  Staff recommends taking public comment at the next regularly schedule City Council meeting on November 15, 2018 and to authorize City Recorder Christina Fernandez to post notice at the City offices identifying the time, date, location, and purpose of the public meeting.

 

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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