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City Council Meeting Agenda

Thursday, January 3,2019

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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, January 3, 2019 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 the purchase of a portion of future 2450 South from the Schmutz Enterprises LTD partnership.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This agreement is for the purchase of a portion of future 2450 South from the Schmutz Enterprises LTD partnership.  Staff recommends approval.

 

b.    Consider approval of a Purchase and Sale Agreement for the purchase of a portion of 2450 South.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This agreement is for the purchase of a portion of future 2450 South from C&C Cattle Farms LLC.  Staff recommends approval.

 

 

 

 

c.    Consider approval of a Cooperative Agreement with UDOT for the Virgin River North Trail Gap project.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The City's Park Planning Division requested UDOT to form a partnership agreement in an effort to use Transportation Alternative Program (TAP) funds for construction of the Virgin River North Trail - Fossil Falls Park site to the Millcreek Power Station along the river.  The request was accepted and the UDOT Matching Funds Agreement was drafted for $500,000.  Staff recommends approval.

 

d.    Consider approval of a Reimbursement Agreement with Quality Excavation for the installation of an irrigation line through Phase 7 of The Arbors.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  In an effort to expand the City’s secondary irrigation system and provide redundancy to the system, have the need to install an irrigation line through The Arbors subdivision.  With each phase of the subdivision, we have requested that the developer/contractor, Quality Excavation, install the irrigation line as each phase of the subdivision is constructed. 

 

e.    Consider approval of an updated Regional Water Supply Pooling Agreement with the Washington County Water Conservancy District.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The original Regional Water Supply Pooling Agreement was executed in 2006.  The proposed amended agreement clarifies certain items in the original agreement.  The proposed changes to the agreement are considered minor and do not significantly change the terms and intent of the original agreement.  Staff recommends approval.

 

f.     Consider Approval of a change order to a Professional Services Agreement for the Sand Hollow Regional Pipeline Connection Project.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The City entered into a PSA with Alpha Engineering for the design and construction management of the Sand Hollow Regional Pipeline Connection project which will provide an additional source of water to the Little Valley and South Block areas.  Due to the timing of the Sand Hollow Regional Pipeline project, that source of water will not be available in time for the peak demand of 2019.  In order to provide an adequate supply of water for this next year, our Little Valley Pump Station and pipeline needed to be up-sized.  This change order is for the design and CM of this project.  Staff recommends approval.

 

g.    Consider approval of a change order to a Professional Services Agreement for the Gunlock Water Treatment Plant Environmental Assessment.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The Environmental Assessment for the Gunlock Water Treatment Plant has been submitted and accepted by the BLM.  The Professional Services Agreement for this project and the associated costs were determined by our initial meetings with the BLM, and what their expectations for the project were.   Due to the extensive time for the BLM review and the changing requests from BLM throughout the project, there are additional costs associated with the project.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

h.    Consider award of contract to Doxtek for Enterprise Content Management Services.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This project will provide the means to drive cost savings, time savings, efficiency, interdepartmental unity, and public relations through document management capabilities and business process automation.  This software also brings the added benefit of drastically reducing the City's reliance on paper and its associated time, retention, and storage costs.  Staff recommends approval.

 

i.     Consider award of bid to Insituform Technologies, LLC for the 2018 Sewer Relining Project.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The project consists of relining approximately 6,000 linear feet of sewer main line. The main lines are deteriorated due to the corrosive nature of the waste water.  If the main lines are relined before they are fully deteriorated their usability will be maintained.  This was a formal bid; six (6) bids were received. Staff recommends approval.

 

j.     Consider approval to declare items as surplus.

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  There are three (3) items to declare as surplus: 1) 2008 Vactor truck from the Streets Division; 2) IKON Roll Feeder Scanner; and 3) Cannon Image Prograf Printer.  The intent is to sell these items; staff recommends approval.

 

k.    Consider approval of an Airport Hangar Lease with Max Jorgensen for Hangar #211.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: Roger Larson has sold his hangar to Max Jorgensen located on lot #211. This request is to approve a new hangar lease with Mr. Jorgensen.  Staff recommends approval.

 

l.     Consider approval of a local consent for a single event permit for St. George Beverage's Silver Reef Brewing Company Super Bowl Party on February 1st, 2nd and 3rd of 2019.  This is a fundraising event for SwitchPoint.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This event is the first of its kind at this location.  Staff recommends approval of the local consent with the condition that a special event application is approved.

 

m.  Consider approval of the financial report for November, 2018.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  As of November 30, 2018, the City has completed five (5) months or 41.67% of the fiscal year.  In relation to that, the General Fund revenues are at 34.00%.  Some predominant revenues positively affecting the overall revenue percentages are Franchise Taxes, General Sales, Planning Fees, Building Permits, Class C Road Allotment, and Interest Earnings.  The General Fund expenditures are at 34.42% of the budget year-to-date.  Overall departments are doing well to stay within their budgets year-to-date budgets.  Those departments that may be slightly over budget are due to large equipment purchases or seasonal programs like the Marathon.  Staff recommends approval.

 

n.    Consider amending the Net Metering Policy to allow customers to carry over kWh credits on the meter indefinitely.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  Staff has received a request from a few net metered customers to opt out of the annual true up of kWh.  Currently in December, all net metered accounts with a net kWh credit are reset to zero and the kWh is "bought" back by the utility at the renewable wholesale rate.  Some net metered customers have expressed a preference to allow those kWh to continue to accumulate.  The kWh credit would only be "bought" back if an account closed.  Staff recommends approval.

 

3.            Public hearing and consideration of a resolution adopting the update to the Water Conservation Plan.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The Council approved the water conservation plan update on November 15, 2018; however, along with a public hearing, the plan has to be adopted by resolution.  The action in December did not include a resolution approving the plan.   Staff recommends approval.

 

4.            Public hearing to consider amending the final subdivision plat for "Coral Desert Subdivision Phase 2 Amended and Extended" located at 1450 East Street and approximately 800 South.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to consider an Amended Final Subdivision Plat to reduce the size of Lot 2 and add Lots 3 & 4 and to also realign the public roadway.  This is located at 1450 East Street and approximately 800 South; zoning is PD-C (Planned Development Commercial/Manufacturing – all building shall not exceed 50% of the net lot or parcel acreage).  Note: The roadway has not been improved yet so the realignment is primarily on paper at this point.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

5.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance vacating the stub roads located off Banded Hills Drive as those turnouts do not line up with the current planned intersections.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to consider vacating the stub roads as shown on the Banded Hills Drive Extended Roadway Dedication Plat as current development plans change the locations.  These stub roads are located at Banded Hills Drive at approximately 3200 East and 3800 South.  The Joint Utility Committee (JUC) recommended approval.

 

6.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance amending the PD-C (Planned Development Commercial) zone for Dino Crossing Commercial Center (Smith’s shopping center) to develop Pad G on approximately 0.74 acres.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This is a request to review the proposed site plan, landscape plan, elevations, renderings, colors, and materials for one (1) proposed multi-tenant building on Pad ‘G’.  The property is generally located on Mall Drive, between Riverside Drive and Dinosaur Crossing Drive.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

7.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance amending the PD-C (Planned Development Commercial) zone for Desert Color Town Center to include the Sullivan Homes Office Building.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The developers of the Desert Color Town Center Commercial Planned Development would like to add the Sullivan Homes Office Building to this Planned Development located on Black Mountain Drive next to Interstate 15 on 1.07 acres.  The office will have a 5,328 square foot footprint and will be three stories tall; the total square footage of the building will be 15,400 square feet.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

8.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance changing zone from OS (Open Space) to R-1-10 (Single Family Residential 10,000 sq. ft. minimum lot size) for Maple Estates Phase 6 on 0.16 acres.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The applicant is requesting R-1-10 in order to accommodate the addition of one (1) lot to the subdivision on property generally located adjacent to Banded Hills Drive and south of Copper Cliff Drive.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.   

 

9.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance amending the Stone Cliff PD-R (Planned Development Residential) zone to expand the overall development to allow new single family lots in the subdivision.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The developers of the Stone Cliff Residential Planned Development are requesting to expand the PD-R to the east and add new single-family home lots; the proposal is located on 26.28 acres and is immediately adjacent to 1450 South Street.  This new extension of the Stone Cliff PD will contain 26.28 acres and add approximately forty (40) lots.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

10.         Consider a hillside permit to allow for the development of a proposed single family residential subdivision as an expansion of the existing Stone Cliff PD-R (Planned Development Residential) development.  The site is located on approximately 26.28 acres and is immediately adjacent to 1450 South Street.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The purpose of this project is to expand residential development in compliance with the hillside ordinance.  There are four parcels within the Stone Cliff development that have slopes that are greater than 19%.  For this hillside development permit the applicant is proposing to disturb only parcel #1 and the other parcels will remain undisturbed.  The proposal meets the hillside ordinance and the Planning Commission and Hillside Review Board recommend approval. 

 

11.         Consider a Building Design and Conceptual Site Plan (BDCSP) for an expansion of Georgetown Condominiums of seven (7) new units.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The purpose of this BDCSP is to review the design plans for seven (7) new 4-bedroom units at Georgetown Condominiums located at 175 South 1000 East (east of University and west of freeway) and the property is zoned R-4 (Multi-Family).  The new units will be located on the east side of the development with five (5) units added to the east of the existing north building and two (2) units added to the east of the existing south building.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

12.         Consider a conditional use permit to allow development of a commercial building for a Climbing Gym on Lot 2 in the Tuscany Commercial Center which will exceed 35 ft. in height.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The applicants propose to construct a building for use as a climate controlled in-door rock climbing gym at the northeast corner of 850 North and 2860 East (south of Cal-Ranch). The gym will provide exercise, adventure, and related services such as yoga and fitness classes, a full set of cardio and fitness equipment, after school programs, birthday parties, etc.  The climbing wall area requires the highest roof at approximately 59’, thus the request.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

13.         Consider approval of a preliminary plat for Desert Color Town Center Phase 2 at Desert Color.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This preliminary plat is for a 1-lot commercial subdivision located at Black Mountain Drive just east of the I-15 Freeway; zoning is PD-C (Planned Development Commercial).  The purpose of this plat is to plat the land for the development of the Sullivan Homes office building; the building will be southwest of the newly platted Big Shots development.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

14.         Consider approval of a preliminary plat for GAS Distomo Oil.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This preliminary plat is for a 4-lot commercial subdivision located near the Southern Parkway, Desert Color Parkway, and Black Mountain Drive; zoning is PD-C (Planned Development Commercial).  This project is part of the Desert Color Town Center Planned Development and will allow for four (4) commercial lots.  The lots are proposed to have two (2) restaurants, a gas station and carwash.  There will be two (2) entrances off of Desert Color Parkway for the four (4) lots; the entrances have already been stubbed.  Lots 3 and 4 do not have direct access to the right of way; therefore, an access easement will be needed for these two (2) lots. The public utility easements for the four lots will be provided within the asphalt parking areas.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

15.         Consider approval of a preliminary plat for The Enclave at Valderra.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This preliminary plat is for a 6-unit subdivision located west of Highway 18, east of Petroglyph Drive and south of The Ledges Golf Course; zoning is PD-R (Planned Development Residential).  This project is part of the Ledges Planned Development and will have six (6) developable residential building pads surrounded by common area.  The common area will include a pool and hot tub that will be available for the residents of this development only.  Since these lots will front common green space, one (1) extra parking space will be required for each lot (10-19-3B6). There will be a private road that will surround this development and the homes will gain access from this new private road.  If short-term rentals are requested at this location, they will need to be approved with a note placed on the final plat.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

16.         Consider approval of an ordinance amending Title 3 Chapter 1 and 3, General Provisions for Business Licensing and Licensing for Alcoholic Beverages.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The proposed amendments will update the city code to reflect changes in the state law.  It will also streamline the code and the process which will make it easier for applicants and staff.  Staff recommends approval.

 

17.         Appointments to Boards and Commissions of the City.

 

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

 

19.         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.

 

20.         Adjourn.

 

 

 

 

________________________________                ______________________________

Christina Fernandez, City Recorder                     Date

 

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