City Council Agenda
City Council Meeting Agenda

Thursday, December 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, December 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 a Purchase and Sale Agreement for road right-of-way at Quarry Ridge Drive and 3670 South.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The proposed property is located within the proposed ROW at 3670 South and consists of 3,386 sq. ft.  The value of the property included the cost of gravel which was purchased and placed by the property owner in previous years.  Included in the negotiated property purchase is the cost of connecting a new sewer line from the home and bypassing the septic tank system for the residential home.  Staff recommends approval of the purchase and sale agreement with Brock Riding in the amount of $15,000.

 

b.    Consider approval of a Purchase and Sale Agreement for road right-of-way at Quarry Ridge Drive and 3670 South.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The proposed property purchase consists of two (2) separate property segments: 5,072 sq. ft. on 3670 South and 4,095 sq. ft. on Bentley Road.  The Purchase Agreement includes: 1) the cost to dismantle and relocated an existing chicken coop and 2) the cost of road base and gravel located on the property which the property owner purchased and placed onsite in previous years.  Staff recommends approval of the purchase and sale agreement with Jeff Barlow in the amount of $30,000.

 

c.    Consider approval of a Purchase and Sale Agreement for road right-of-way at Quarry Ridge Drive and 3670 South.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The proposed roadways (Quarry Ridge Drive and 3670 South) are located through a portion of Gordon Herman's property and require the purchase of approximately 52,388 sq. ft. of property, some of which is in the Fort Pearce Wash floodplain, for an amount of $53,000.  The proposed purchase amount includes property value, relocating an existing barn, removing and replacing existing fencing, and relocating/re-configuring a cattle feed bin.  Staff recommends approval of the purchase and sale agreement in the amount of $53,000.

 

d.    Consider approval of a Purchase and Sale Agreement for the purchase of a portion of future 2450 South and a portion of Crimson Cliffs Way.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This agreement is for the purchase of a portion of future 2450 South and a portion of Crimson Cliffs Way from the Ray S. Schmutz Family Trust.  Staff recommends approval of the purchase and sale agreement in the amount of $171,190.  The Washington County Council of Government (COG) is funding this acquisition including title and appraisal costs.

 

e.    Consider approval of a Lease Agreement between gather at Town Square and the City for the Andrus home at 164 West 100 South.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This is a lease for the use of the entire property at 164 West 100 South for a $2,500 monthly fee.  The City agrees to address any ADA issues and electric and mechanical issues prior to commencing lease.  Staff recommends approval.

 

f.     Consider approval of a communications site lease agreement with Tri-Star Media for a 15' x 20' parcel of property near the Millcreek Power Generation Plant.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  Ray Carpenter and Tri-Star Media have requested to lease a 15' x 20' parcel of City owned property to erect a small structure to house communications equipment in it for a low-power FM radio station.  The City’s Energy Services Department will set a power meter at the site for electrical service.  Energy Services and Leisure Services are aware of the request and have helped to determine the location of the site.  Tri-Star agrees to pay the City $2,400 annually to the City in cash or in-kind ads.  Staff recommends approval.

 

g.    Consider approval of the financial report for October, 2018.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The City has completed four (4) months or 33.33% of the fiscal year.  In relation to that, the General Fund revenues are at 25.43%. Some predominant revenues positively affecting the overall revenue percentages are Franchise Taxes, General Sales, Planning Fees, Building Permits, and Interest Earnings.  The General Fund expenditures are at 27.99% of the budget year-to-date.  Departments are doing well to stay within their budgets.  Staff recommends approval.

 

h.    Consider approval to award bid to Trapp Construction for the Pioneer Park Loop Road project.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This project includes construction of drainage, road, and parking improvements.  Additionally, it includes concrete flatwork, site grading, gravel parking areas, split rail fence, asphalt paving, and other related work items.  An additive alternate to rotomill the existing loop road and install new asphalt was also part of the bid.  The City received nine bids for the project.  Staff recommends awarding the bid to Trapp Construction in the amount of $44,871.50.

 

i.     Consider approval of the minutes from the meetings held on September 27, 2018, October 18, 2018, October 25, 2018, November 1, 2018, November 15, 2018, and November 29, 2018.

 

3.            Presentation and consider approval of audited Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for Fiscal Year 2018.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This is a presentation of the financial audit by Hinton Burdick.  Staff recommends approval of the audited CAFR report for Fiscal Year 2018.

 

4.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance amending Title 1, Chapter 6, Article 5 of City Code pertaining to Compensation and Benefits for elected officials.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:   Per section 10-3-818 Utah Code Annotated, the City Council is required to approve a compensation schedule for elected officials.  This ordinance would set salaries for the Mayor and City Council.  Salaries for elected officials have not been adjusted since 1996.  It is recommended that the Council adopts an updated compensation schedule for the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Budget.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

5.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance changing the zone from C1 (Neighborhood Commercial) on 5.65 acres and C2 (Highway Commercial) on 2.36 acres to PD-C (Planned Development Commercial) on approximately 8.01 acres  generally located on the northwest corner of the intersection of Snow Canyon Parkway and Dixie Downs Road and to approve the proposed use list.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  Previously the applicant requested a C-2 zone change on a portion of this property which was tabled by the City Council.  The applicant has returned with a PD-C request with a use list.  Each future project for consideration will require the submission of a Zone Change Amendment with a site plan, landscape plan, elevations, renderings, and color and materials board.  No project is being approved at this time.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.         

 

6.            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-C (Planned Development Commercial) for Prado Commercial on  2.31 acres located at the southwest corner of Dixie Drive and 600 West Street.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The applicant is requesting a PD-C zone change in order to accommodate a commercial project.  The request is a PD and per Section 10-8-6 of City code, the review includes the proposed commercial center’s design, site plan, elevations, landscaping, and parking.   The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

7.            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) on approximately 0.80 acres located at 1757 and 1741 West Canyon View Drive.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The applicant’s plan is to build two (2) twin homes on the two (2) existing lots for a total of four (4) dwelling units. Eventually, the four (4) dwelling units will be platted as four (4) separate lots for separate ownership.  To create these units the applicant is requesting to change the zone to PD-R.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

8.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance vacating a portion of an existing power line easement owned by the City of St. George that is no longer needed at approximately 1850 W. Canyon View Drive. 

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to consider vacating an existing power line easement that is owned by the City of St. George and is no longer in use; zoning is PD-R (Planed Development Residential 5,000 SQ/FT minimum lot size).  The easement encumbers existing property by running over the top of existing buildings; therefore, the property owner is requesting a portion of this easement be vacated to clear this encumbrance as there are no existing power lines in this easement.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

9.            Consider approval of the final plat for Tuscan Hills Phase 4 Subdivision.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This is the final plat for Tuscan Hills Phase 4 Subdivision, a 14-lot residential subdivision located at 1310 West and 1690 South; zoning is PD-R (Planned Development Residential).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

10.         Consider approval of amending the final plat for Coral Desert Subdivision Phase 2 Amended and Extended.  

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This final plat is located at 1450 East at approximately 800 South; zoning is PD-C (Planned Development Commercial).  The purpose of the amendment is to decrease the size of Lot 2, to add Lots 3 and 4, and to realign the public roadway.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

 

 

11.         Consider approval of amending the final plat for Lot 63 of the Bloomington Hills No. 2 Subdivision Amended.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:   This final plat is located at 3073 South Ninebark Circle; zoning is R-1-8 (Single Family Residential 8,000 sq. ft. minimum lot size).  The purpose of this amendment is to subdivide Lot 63 into (2) lots.  The Planning Commission recommended approval. 

 

12.         Consider approval of the preliminary plat for Mooreland Park Phases 3–9.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:   This is the preliminary plat for Mooreland Park Phase 3–9; a 129-unit residential subdivision located west of 3000 East, north of 1140 South; zoning is PD-R (Planning Development Residential).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

13.         Consider approval of the preliminary plat for Woodland Townhomes.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:   This is the preliminary plat for Woodland Townhomes; a 173-unit townhome subdivision located at approximately 2780 East and Mall Drive; zoning is PD-R (Planning Development Residential).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

14.         Consider approval of the preliminary plat for Woodland Patio Homes.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:   This is the preliminary plat for Woodland Patio Homes; a 92-unit townhome subdivision located at approximately 2780 East and Mall Drive; zoning is PD-R (Planning Development Residential).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

15.         Appointments to Boards and Commissions of the City.

 

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

 

17.         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.

 

18.         Adjourn.

 

 

 

 

________________________________                ______________________________

Christina Fernandez, City Recorder                     Date

 

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