City Council Agenda
City Council Meeting Agenda

Thursday, May 2,2019

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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, May 2, 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 an easement from SITLA for a parking area for the Petroglyph Trail located south of 4200 North UT-18.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The Petroglyph Trail is located in Snow Canyon State Park and has seen increased visitation over the last few years.  Visitors have been parking along 4200 N and crossing through property where the City does not have an easement.  This proposed location will provide parking area within SITLA property where visitors will be able to access the trail heading west.  The cost of the easement, which includes a $750 application fee, is $2,248.40. It is expected that the property will eventually be developed, and a more permanent parking area will be established at that time.  Staff recommends to purchase and obtain the easement from SITLA.

 

b.    Consider approval of a Car Rental Concession and Lease Agreement with Blacksford RV to lease space at the airport terminal.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  Staff has been approached by Blacksford RV to lease space in the airport terminal and parking spaces in the rental car parking lot for the purpose of renting RVs to the public.   The agreement is consistent with the other rental car agreements at the airport. Staff recommends approval.

 

c.    Consider approval of a reimbursement agreement for Banded Hills Drive.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  Quality Development is constructing the westerly side of Banded Hills Drive with the development of the Banded Hills Subdivision.  Public Works has asked that Quality finish that portion of Banded Hills Drive that they are not required to construct for their development.  Staff recommends approval.

 

d.    Consider approval of a professional service agreement with JRCA for the City Campus remodel and expansion design and engineering fees.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This is a professional service agreement with JRCA Architects for the architectural design and engineering of Phase 1A and 1B of the City Campus Remodel and Expansion project. Phase 1A includes adding additional parking for City Hall and the Police Building. Phase 1B includes the relocation of 911 Dispatch Center, City Server Room and Executive Emergency Operations Center in the City Commons Building.  Staff recommends approval.

 

e.    Consider approval of an amended Professional Service Agreement with Sunrise Engineering for structural and plan review.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: The City utilizes three consultants for building and structural review for commercial building permits.  The consultant’s utilization is based on the number of commercial permits, which has been substantial this year.  This amendment would increase the contract to $150,000.  Staff recommends approval. 

 

f.     Consider approval of the financial report for March, 2019.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: As of March 31, 2019, the City has completed nine (9) months or 75.00% of the fiscal year.  In relation to that, the General Fund revenues are at 73.28%.  General Sales tax continues to perform well as new construction related revenues.  The General Fund expenditures are at 66.64% 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.

 

3.            Consider approval of a resolution accepting and adopting the Preliminary Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Budget of the City of St. George and to set the dates for the required public hearings.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: State Law requires the recommended budget to be presented to the Mayor & City Council on or before the first regular meeting in May of each year; and to adopt the final budget on or before June 22nd of each year.  Staff recommends approval of the resolution to accept and adopt the Preliminary Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Budget and to set the public hearing dates for the final budget as June 6th and June 20th, 2019.

 

4.            Public hearing and consider approval of the 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan, the 2019-2023 Consolidated Plan, and an Amended Citizen Participation Plan.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: As part of the requirements for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funded by HUD, the City holds a public hearing to review the Annual Action Plan and Proposed Budget each May.  This year we will also be reviewing the five-year Consolidated Plan.  Staff recommends approval.

 

5.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance vacating a portion of an existing power line easement that is not in use and is identified in Doc No. 330728, according to the Official record on file in the Washington County Recorder's Office.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: This request is to consider vacating a portion of an existing power line easement that is not in use located at approximately 1400 West and 4700 North in the Ledges Development; zoning is PD-R (Planned Development Residential).  Staff recommends approval.

 

6.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance vacating a deceleration lane along 3000 East Street located on the West side of 3000 East Street at approximately 3380 South.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: This request is to vacate a deceleration lane along 3000 East Street. When it was dedicated there was an error; it was dedicated too far to the west.  This is located at approximately 3380 South on the West side of 3000 East Street; zoning is C-2 (Highway Commercial).

 

7.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance amending the final subdivision plat for Lots 2 & 3, Hyde-Berry Park by adjusting the lot line and vacating the public utilities and drainage easement between said lots.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to consider an amended final subdivision plat that is located at 3744 South Hydeberry Cove by adjusting the lot line and public utilities and drainage easement between Lots 2 & 3 of Hyde-Berry Park; zoning is R-1-10.

 

8.            Consider approval of an ordinance amending the general plan from FP (Flood Plain) and MDR (Medium Density Residential) to COM (Commercial) on approximately 2.85 acres and MDR (Medium Density Residential) on approximately 6.72 acres generally located west of River Road near the intersection of 2800 South Street and River Road.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: The applicant is requesting to amend the General Plan from FP (Flood Plain) and MDR (Medium Density Residential) to COM (Commercial) on approximately 2.85 acres and MDR (Medium Density Residential) on approximately 6.72 acres.  The Planning Commission recommended approval of the amendment to MDR, but not the amendment to COM.

 

 

9.            Consider approval of an ordinance changing the zone from PD-R (Planned Development Residential) to PD-C (Planned Development Commercial) and to approve the construction of a 2-story building and the use for Matt's Place located on approximately 0.82 acres at 126 West 200 North.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: The applicant is requesting a PD-C zone change.  This review includes a conceptual site plan, landscaping plan, building elevations, the proposed ‘use,’ and the conceptual colors and materials.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

10.        Consider approval of an ordinance changing the zone for Tonaquint Cove Phase 2 from M-G (Mining and Grazing) to R-1-10 (Single-Family Residential, minimum lot size 10,000 square feet) on approximately 33.26 acres located south of Curly Hollow Drive and Rock Park Drive.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The applicant is seeking to rezone this piece of land from M-G (Mining and Grazing) to R-1-10 (Single-Family Residential, minimum lot size 10,000 square feet) for the purpose of developing residential units. This zone change request is in harmony with the LDR (Low-Density Residential) General Plan land-use designation and the surrounding R-1-10 zones.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

11.        Consider approval of an ordinance changing the zone for White Sands Phase 4 from R-1-10 (Single Family Residential) to OS (Open Space) on approximately 1.297 acres generally located north of the White Sands Phase 3 residential subdivision and south of the Nature Conservancy (White Dome).

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The applicant is seeking to rezone this piece of land from R-1-10 (Single-Family Residential, minimum lot size 10,000 square feet) to OS (Open Space) for the purpose of providing a trail area.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

12.        Consider approval an ordinance amending the PD-TNZ Resort Zone (Planned Development Traditional Neighborhood Zone) for Desert Color Residential Planned Development Phase 2 and 3 of the first Desert Color Resort space.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to amend the PD-TNZ Resort zone for Desert Color, generally located east of the I-15 Freeway, south of the Southern Parkway and west of Desert Color Parkway on approximately 17.11 acres.  The second and third phases of the Desert Color Resort will include 137 units.  Fifty-four (54) of these units will be single-family and eighty-three (83) multi-family or attached homes within these two (2) phases.  The PD amendment will include a review of the multi-family elevations, materials, and the site plan.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

13.        Consider approval of a preliminary plat for Desert Color Resort Phases 2-3.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This preliminary plat is for a 137-lot residential subdivision located east of I-15 and south of Southern Parkway and west of Desert Color Parkway; zoning is PD TNZ-Resort (Planned Development, Traditional Neighborhood Zone) All lots are eligible for short-term rental.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

14.        Consider approval of the preliminary plat for Arancio Point at Divario.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The Divario community was formerly known as the Lakes subdivision.  This preliminary plat is for a 48-lot residential subdivision located west of Plantations Drive at the extension of Sunbrook Drive to the west; zoning is R-1-10 (Single-Family Residential, 10,000 sq. ft. minimum lot size).  Lot-size averaging will be used.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

15.        Consider approval of a preliminary plat for Rosalia Ridge at Divario.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The Divario community was formerly known as the Lakes subdivision. This preliminary plat is for a 48-lot residential subdivision located west of Plantations Drive at the extension of Sunbrook Drive to the west; zoning is R-1-10 (Single-Family Residential, 10,000 sq. ft. minimum lot size). Lot-size averaging will be used.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

16.        Consider approval of a preliminary plat for The Reserve at River Hollow, Phase 5.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This preliminary plat is for a 4-lot residential subdivision located on 1190 South Circle, west of 2580 East Street; zoning is RE-12.5 (Residential Estate, 12,500 sq. ft. minimum lot size). All lots will be over the 12,500 square foot minimum size.  The plat falls within the Erosion Hazard Study line.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

17.        Consider approval of a Preliminary Plat for Sage Canyon Phases 6-7.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This preliminary plat is for a 28-lot residential subdivision located east of River Road and south of White Dome Drive; zoning is R-1-10 (Single-Family Residential 10,000 sq. ft. minimum lot size).  There will be lot size averaging.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

18.        Consider approval of a Hillside Development permit to extend the northern most boundary of the Ridge West No. 4 residential subdivision located at 950 West 750 North Circle.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The applicant seeks a Hillside Development permit to extend the northern most boundary of the Ridge West No. 4 residential subdivision. This will extend Lot 58 approximately 140 feet to the north and create a new lot, Lot 67.  The zoning is R-1-6 (Single Family Residential 6,000 sq. ft. minimum lot size) on the existing Lot 58 and R-1-10 (Single Family Residential 10,000 sq. ft. minimum lot size) on the proposed Lot 67 and the additional land added to Lot 58.  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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