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City Council Meeting Agenda

Thursday, February 7,2019

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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, February 7, 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 to award bid to Tri-State Electric for the Mall Dr. and Dinosaur Crossing traffic signal.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The project includes installation of traffic signal and miscellaneous related improvements.  This was a formal bid and four bids were received.  Staff recommends approval.

 

b.    Consider approval to award bid to JP Excavating for road improvements on 2000 South, 3430 East, and 2450 South.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This project includes the re-construction of portions of 2000 South and 3430 East and construction of new road, water and sewer improvements on 2450 South.  This was formally bid and five bids were received.  Staff recommends approval.

 

c.    Consider approval of an agreement with Zagster.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This exclusive agreement would permit Zagster to operate up to 400 electronic scooters and ebikes in St. George for a two year renewable period.  There is no cost to the City and Zagster agrees to pay the City $1 per scooter per day.  Zagster also agrees to keep the existing bikeshare in St. George beyond the existing two year term with or without sponsorship funding.  Staff recommends approval.

 

d.    Consider approval of a Services Agreement Between the City of St. George and Intermountain Healthcare for the provision of on-duty police officers at the DRMC Campus.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This is an agreement that has been discussed with the council previously.  The City will provide on-duty police officers. Initially one or two officers will be deployed with targeted coverage, eventually coverage will one officers 24-7, 365 days per year.  The City has agreed to cover 15% of the cost per officer (currently approximately $15,000 per officer per year).  The total cost per officer is $101,003 per year, with a total of five officers needed for 24/7 coverage.  The term of the agreement is for five years.  Staff recommends approval.

 

e.    Consider approval of a Professional Services Agreement with Alpha Engineering for the design and construction management of a replacement pump station for the Southgate pump station.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The existing pump station at Southgate Golf Course is in need of replacement.  This Professional Services Agreement is for the design and construction management of the pump station replacement.  Staff recommends approval.

 

f.     Consider approval of an Airport Hangar Lease with Final Design Group, LLC for Lot 58D.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  Mike Busher has sold his hangar to Final Design Group, LLC on lot 58D.  This is a proposed hangar lease with the new owner.  Staff recommends approval.

 

g.    Consider approval of the sale of City property located in the Stone Cliff subdivision.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The Water Services Department recently purchased a parcel in Stone Cliff for an irrigation tank.  As part of the purchase, the developer blasted and excavated the site for the tank.  In order to accommodate a wider driveway for the adjacent property, the developer is asking to purchase a 5' strip along the west property line.  When the developer excavated the tank site, he excavated more than required, which will require importing backfill material in the future.  The developer will pay $10,000 for the 5' strip, which will offset the cost of importing additional backfill material.   Staff recommends approval. 

 

h.    Consider approval of a Purchase and Sale Agreement for the purchase of a portion of 3430 East from Jeffrey Simister Family Trust.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This is agreement is for the purchase of property.  Staff recommends approval.

 

i.     Consider approval of a Purchase and Sale Agreement for the purchase of a portion of 3430 East from the Donald R. Snow Revocable Trust.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This agreement is for the purchase of property along 3430 East.  Staff recommends approval.

 

j.     Consider approval of a Purchase and Sale Agreement for the purchase of a portions of future 2450 South and a portion of 3430 East from the H. Stafford and Roene Snow Family, LLC.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This agreement for the purchase of portions of future 2450 South and a portion of 3430 East.

 

k.    Consider approval of a Purchase and Sale Agreement for the purchase of a portion of 2000 South 3000 East from Red Sands F-2, LLC.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This agreement is for the purchase of property to construct a traffic signal.  Staff recommends approval.

 

l.     Consider approval of a Purchase and Sale Agreement for the purchase of a portion of 2450 South 3000 East from Red Sands F-1, LLC.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This agreement is for the purchase of property to construct a traffic signal.  Staff recommends approval.

 

m.  Consider approval of a property exchange agreement with  TC & SC, LLC.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The Call family owns some property along Cottonwood Road, in the HCP.  They also own the Desert RV and Tabernacle Street and 1100 East.  There are a couple of remnant parcels at the end of Tabernacle Street and at the end of 1100 East Street, where cul-de-sacs were constructed at the end of each of the roadways.   This agreement will exchange the parcel located in the HCP for the remnant parcels adjacent to their business.  The City would use the HCP parcel for a culinary well site.  Staff recommends approval.

 

n.    Consider approval of an Acceptance of Deed of Dedication at Man O'War Road and Swaps Drive.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  In order to install sidewalk along Man O'War Rd at Swaps Dr including at the intersection, it was determined that ROW was needed from the adjacent property owner in order to do so. This area is located across the street from Bloomington Elementary School. The property owner, Heber and Barbara Meeks, are in support of the sidewalk and have deeded the property to the City for the sidewalk area.  Staff recommends approval.   

 

o.    Consider approval of the financial report for December, 2018.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  As of December 31, 2018, the City has completed six (6) months or 50.00% of the fiscal year.  In relation to that, the General Fund revenues are at 50.12%.  Some predominant revenues positively affecting the overall revenue percentages are Property Taxes, General Sales, Building Permits, Airport revenue and Interest Earnings.  The General Fund expenditures are at 43.61% of the budget year-to-date.  Overall departments are doing well to stay within their year-to-date budgets.  Those departments that may be slightly over budget are due to large equipment purchases or seasonal programs.  Staff recommends approval.

 

p.    Consider approval of the 2019 St. George Streetfest sponsorship for ARTS, Inc beginning March 1, 2019 through October 4, 2019.

 

     BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This event will take place on the First Friday of each month.  The event will take place at Green Gate Village and a portion of Tabernacle Street from Main Street to 100 West.  The sponsorship request includes: Street closure on Tabernacle Street from Main Street to 100 West; Sponsorship of $1,000 per month; Fee waiver for Special Event permit fee ($150) and alcohol permit fee ($500); Support of local law enforcement with bicycle officers on site during the event; Promotion on city website and digital billboards; Access to power on Tabernacle Street for Food Trucks and vendors.  This year St. George Streetfest will be downsized from previous years.  The event is designed to provide an evening of activities for the public in Southern Utah.  We will have food trucks, vendors, local artists, live music, and a beer garden.  Staff recommends approval.

 

q.    Consider approval of the minutes from the meetings held on: December 7, 2018; January 3, 2019; January 10, 2019; January 17, 2019; and January 31, 2019.

 

3.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance amending Title 8, Chapter 6, Section 3, Stormwater Drainage Services, Method of Determining Service Fee Rates of the City Code.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The Drainage Utility fee was revised and approved at the beginning of FY18-19 and was included in the City Fee Schedule. The Stormwater Ordinance of the City Code needs to be updated to refer to the City Fee Schedule for the Drainage Utility fee. This proposed amendment to Title 8, Chapter 6, Section 3 includes the necessary verbiage to refer the fee to the Fee Schedule.  Staff recommends approval.

 

4.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance for an amended final plat subdivision/easement vacation for Lot 14 & 15 of Blackberry Court Subdivision Phase 3.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to consider an Amended Final Subdivision Plat to adjust the Lot Line between Lots 14 & 15 and to vacate the public utilities and drainage easement in this area.  This is located at 1146 West Blackberry Circle; zoning is R-1-10 (Single-Family Residential 10,000 SQ/FT minimum lot size).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

 

5.            Public Hearing and consideration of an ordinance vacating a public utilities and drainage easement located at the rear of Lot 20, Bloomington Hills No. 3 Subdivision (2991 South Butternut Circle).

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to consider vacating a public utilities and drainage easement located at the rear of Lot 20, Bloomington Hills No. 3 Subdivision, or at 2991 South Butternut Circle; zoning is R-1-8 (Single-Family Residential 8,000 SQ/FT minimum lot size).  The Joint Utility Committee and staff recommended approval.

 

6.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance amending  the PD-C (Planned Development Commercial) zone for Sun River Commons Phase 4 commercial subdivision to develop a restaurant/retail building on 0.89 acres.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This proposed amendment is for the addition of a restaurant/retail building and will be directly east of Terrible Herbst.  The application includes a site plan, architectural elevations, and landscape plans.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

7.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance amending the General Plan  from MDR (Medium Density Residential) to PO (Professional Office) on approximately 0.80 acres located at 126 West 200 North.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The applicant is requesting to change the designation to PO (Professional Office) to allow for a medical facility for children ages 5 to 18.   Despite the residential General Plan designation, there are existing commercial and Professional Office development in the area surrounding this property.    The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

8.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance changing the zone from the R-1-10 (Single Family Residential 10,000 sq. ft. minimum lot size) to the PD-C (Planned Development Commercial) zone on 9.20 acres generally located on Dixie Drive, northwest of Star Nursery.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The applicant is requesting a zone change to PD-C, in order to accommodate an independent living facility.  The request includes a review of the proposed site plan, landscape plan, elevations, renderings, colors, and materials for an assisted living and independent living center.  Included in this item is to consider the proposed use list for development of Legacy Village, an assisted senior living facility.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

9.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance amending the  PD-C (Planned Development Commercial) zone for Lot 3 of the Fields at Mall Drive to develop a professional medical office building for Southwest Spine on 4.53 acres located north of Mall Drive between the Virgin River and 3000 East Street.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This PD-C zone change amendment is a request to approve the new conceptual layout of Lot 3; the revised architectural design, revised materials and colors board, site plan layout, 2-D elevations, colored 3-D rendering, narrative, etc.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

10.         Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance amending the  PD-C (Planned Development Commercial) zone for Lot 4 of the Fields at Mall Drive to develop a professional medical office building for Revere Health on 7.04 acres located north of Mall Drive between the Virgin River and 3000 East Street.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This PD-C zone change amendment is a request to approve the conceptual layout of Lot 4; the architectural design, revised materials and colors board, site plan layout, 2-D elevations, colored 3-D rendering, narrative, etc.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

11.         Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance amending the General Plan from LDR (Low Density Residential) to COM (Commercial) on .62 acres (Parcel #1), from LDR (Low Density Residential) and COM (Commercial) to MDR (Medium Density Residential) on 16.55 acres (Parcel #2), and from COM (Commercial) to LDR (Low Density Residential) on 1.86 acres (Parcel #3); properties are located north of the Southern Parkway.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  At this time, the applicant would like to further refine their development with this proposed amendment.  The reason for the increased MDR zone is to create more of a buffer between the commercial and residential areas. Instead of transitioning right from low density residential to commercial, there will be a medium density residential zone in between.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

12.         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.  This new extension of the Stone Cliff PD will contain 26.28 acres and add approximately 40 lots.   The property is immediately adjacent to 1450 South Street.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

13.         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.

 

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.  The Planning Commission and Hillside Review Board recommended approval.

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.         Consider approval of a final subdivision plat for Webb Acres.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to consider a Final Subdivision Plat for Webb Acres, an 11-lot residential subdivision located at 3210 East Street and Seegmiller Drive; zoning is R-1-10 (Single-Family Residential 10,000 SQ/FT minimum lot size).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

15.         Consider approval of a final subdivision plat for The Villas at Sun River St. George Phase 6.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to consider a Final Subdivision Plat for The Villas at Sun River St. George, a 28-lot residential subdivision located at Grayson Drive and Wallace Drive; zoning is PD-R (Planed Development Residential 5,000 SQ/FT minimum lot size).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

16.         Consider approval of a final subdivision plat for Ventana Ridge Subdivision.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to consider a Final Subdivision Plat for Ventana Ridge Subdivision, a 27-lot residential subdivision located at 1880 East Street and south of 2450 South Street;  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 final subdivision plat for The Ledges of St. George Northgate Peaks Phase 3.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to consider a Final Subdivision Plat for The Ledges of St. George Northgate Peaks Phase 3, a 10-lot residential subdivision located at Galoot Drive and Northgate Peaks Drive; zoning is PD-R (Planed Development Residential 5,000 SQ/FT minimum lot size).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

18.         Consider approval of a final subdivision plat for Sienna Park Condominiums at Stonebridge Phase 2.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to consider a Final Subdivision Plat for Sienna Park Condominiums at Stonebridge Phase 2, a 14-unit residential condominium subdivision located 271 North Country Lane; zoning is PD-R (Planed Development Residential 5,000 SQ/FT minimum lot size).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

19.         Consider approval of a final subdivision plat for Desert Crossing Phase 1.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to consider a Final Subdivision Plat for Desert Crossing Phase 1, a 28-lot residential subdivision located at Rimrunner Drive at approximately 3230 East; zoning is R-1-10 (Single-Family Residential 10,000 SQ/FT minimum lot size).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

 

20.         Consider approval of a final subdivision plat for Blackhawk Townhomes St. George Phase 1.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to consider a Final Subdivision Plat for Blackhawk Townhomes St. George Phase 1. a 24-unit residential subdivision located at the Southwest corner of Tonaquint Drive and Curly Hollow Drive; zoning is R-3 (Multiple-Family Residential 6,000 SQ/FT minimum lot size).  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

21.         Appointments to Boards and Commissions of the City.

 

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

 

23.         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.

 

24.         Adjourn.

 

 

 

 

________________________________                ______________________________

Christina Fernandez, City Recorder                     Date

 

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