City Council Agenda
City Council Meeting Agenda

Thursday, August 1,2019

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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, August 1, 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 professional services agreement with ICPE for design and construction management of Green Valley 138 Ring Bus addition.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: The City is planning to upgrade the existing 69 kV transmission line to a 138 kV transmission line from Green Valley Substation to the Bloomington Substation.   This line will tie into the existing 138 bus which will require additional breakers, switches and bus work.  ICPE will assist in providing engineering and design services for the 138 kV yard expansion.  Staff recommends approval.

 

b.            Consider approval of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Washington County School District for transfer of property to the City of St. George.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  Property along Lava Flow Drive was transferred to the School District where the Snow Canyon schools are now located.  The Sand Hollow wash was transferred to the City.  This property was meant to be transferred originally but was not.  This will allow the City to receive the property from the School District and the BLM.  Staff recommends approval.

 

c.            Consider approval to award a request for proposal to Rainbow Sign and Banner for the Arts District Wayfinding Signs Project.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: This project includes the design, fabrication, and installation of wayfinding signage throughout the City's Arts District.  This will give citizens and visitors clear direction on the location of public art related venues.  The signage is intended to market and brand the downtown art district.  This was a formal request for proposal (RFP) and four (4) proposals were received.  Staff recommends approval.

 

3.            Consider approval of the Parks, Recreation, Arts & Trails Master Plan.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: City staff has been working with a consultant to update and renew the Parks and Recreation Master Plan; the previous master plan was adopted by the City in 2006.  The process has included several community meetings and surveys, along with in depth analysis of existing facility and policies.  A final draft version was reviewed by the City Council on May 23, 2019 in a work session.  The public comment period concluded on July 8th.  Staff recommends adoption of the Master Plan.

 

4.            Take public comment and consider approval of the transfer of two (2) significant parcels of city-owned real property located at approximately 60 W. St George Blvd, parcel SG-459-B-CB, and 70 W. St. George Blvd, parcel SG-459-A-CB, to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of St. George.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: The City of St. George wishes to transfer two parcels of real property to the Redevelopment Agency of the City of St. George to accommodate future re-development and agrees to accept a promissory note for future payment.  The Inn at St. George and the Bicycle Collective are currently located on this property.  Staff recommends approval.

 

5.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance amending the final plat and to vacate a public utility drainage and irrigation easement located at Lot 24, Southgate Hills Phase 2.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to consider an amended final subdivision plat located at 2143 South Southgate Hills Drive.  The purpose of this Amended Final Subdivision Plat adjust the exterior boundary line of said Lot 24 and vacate the public utilities drainage and irrigation easement along the rear of the said Lot 24; zoning is R-3.  Staff recommends approval.

 

6.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance vacating a public utility and drainage easement located on the side and rear of Lot 6 in the Casa Del Rio Subdivision.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to consider vacating an existing public utility and drainage easement located on Lot 6, Casa Del Rio Subdivision; zoning is R-1-10.  Staff recommends approval.

 

 

 

 

7.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance for a water tank and water line access easement located at 1760 East and 5840 South as the road was not built in the easement area.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to vacate a water tank and water line access easement located at 1760 East and 5840 South.  A new easement will be dedicated where the road was built; zoning is R-1-10.  Staff recommends approval.

 

8.            Consider approval of an ordinance limiting the amount of time a trailer can be parked on a public street.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  Citizens have expressed concerns about trailers being parked on a public street.  The current city ordinance prohibits vehicles from being parked for longer than 24-hours but not trailers.   Trailers may be parked on the street for indefinite periods of time.  By leaving a trailer parked on a street, it narrows the drive aisle of the street and causes visibility and safety issues, especially around driveways.  Staff recommends approving the ordinance change to prohibit trailers from being parked on a street for more than 24-hours at a time.

 

9.            Consider approval of an ordinance amending the general plan from LDR (Low Density Residential) to MDR (Medium Density Residential) on approximately 4.56 acres generally located at 1400 E Riverside Drive, east of River Road.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The General Plan land-use designation is currently Low Density Residential. The applicant would like to put in housing like the existing residential development to the west, which would require the Medium Density Residential (5-9 dwelling units per acre) land-use designation.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

10.        Consider approval of an ordinance amending the general plan from LDR (Low Density Residential) to MDR (Medium Density Residential) on 5.09 acres and to COM (Commercial) on 4.40 acres (total acreage is 9.49 acres) generally located at the intersection of River Road and Ft. Pierce Drive and called the Jones Hill property.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The applicant is requesting to change this land-use designation to COM (Commercial) along River Road and MDR (Medium Density Residential) (5-9 dwelling units per acre) on the rear portion of this parcel.  This site is mostly surrounded by single-family homes.  Cottam Cove will surround this site to the south and east and the existing Quail Valley Estates is located along the northern boundary of this property.  The Planning Commission recommended denial.

 

11.        Consider approval of an ordinance amending the PD-C (Planned Development Commercial) zone to add more uses to the Use List for the Green Door Boutique located at the northwest corner of 300 North and 500 West.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  In 2017, a zone change was approved by the City Council for the “Green Door Boutique.” The site was changed to PD-C and the use of a boutique was established. However, at that time, only one (1) use was approved for the building. Therefore, the applicant is requesting to expand the use list to include other uses.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

12.        Consider approval of an ordinance changing the zone from R-1-10 (Single Family Residential, minimum lot size 10,000 square feet) to R-1-6 (Single Family Residential, minimum lot size 6,000 square feet) for Varano Vistas at Divario (PA-12) on approximately 34.26 acres.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This is a request to consider a zone change from R-1-10 (Single Family Residential, minimum lot size 10,000 square feet) to R-1-6 (Single Family Residential, minimum lot size 6,000 sq. ft) on approximately 34.26 acres.  The request is in harmony with the Divario land use plan for the area.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

13.        Consider approval of a Hillside Development Permit to allow for exclusions of small areas from slope determination for Planning Area 12 of the Divario subdivision.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The applicant seeks a Hillside Development permit to develop Verano Vistas (PA 12) in the Divario Subdivision.  The applicant would like to fill in an insignificant slope area to be able to create more usable land for the development of single-family homes in PA 12.  The Hillside Review Board and Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

14.        Consider approval of an ordinance changing the zone for a subdivision located at 3210 East Street from A-1 (Agricultural, minimum lot size 40,000 square feet) to R-1-10 (Single Family Residential, minimum lot size 10,000 square feet) on approximately 4.77 acres generally located on 3210 East Street south of 2000 South Street.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The applicant is seeking to rezone this piece of land from A-1 (Agricultural, minimum lot size 40,000 sq. ft) to R-1-10 (Single-Family Residential, minimum lot size 10,000 square feet) for the purpose of developing residential lots.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

15.        Consider approval of an ordinance amending a zoning regulation to Title 10, Chapter 8 Planned Development Zone (PD), Section 6 Commercial/Manufacturing Development Standards to add Storage Rental Unit regulations.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The applicant is proposing to add regulations regarding the placement of storage rental units in the Planned Development Chapter of the Zoning Regulations. This would allow for multiple story storage facilities in the PD-C zone.  Staff has been preparing Title 10, which does address and mitigate the impacts of storage facilities in the PD-C zone. The Planning Commission recommended approval. The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

16.        Consider approval of an ordinance amending Lot 7 of the Serenity Cove Subdivision by subdividing Lot 7 into two (2) Lots.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to consider an amended final subdivision plat located at 2760 East Circle at approximately 1750 South.  The purpose of this amendment is to reverse the lot merger that was approved by City Council on September 6, 2018 for Lots 7 & 8 and go back to having two lots instead of one that will match the existing Plat for Serenity Cove Subdivision as on file in the office of the Washington County Recorder’s Office; zoning is R-1-10.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

17.        Consider approval of an ordinance amending the final subdivision plat for Serenity Hills Second Amended by changing the walkout basement note.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to consider an amended final subdivision plat located at 2700 East Street and 1910 South Street.  The purpose of this Amended Final Subdivision Plat is to amend General Notes and Restrictions #5 to now read “Lots 1, 8, 14-24, 30, 39-43, 48, 53-60, 68-72, 79-94 are to be built as walkout basements only, unless otherwise approved by the City of St. George Engineer based on a site plan that meets all applicable city standards, including, but not limited to, grading and setback standards and requirements.”; zoning is R-1-10.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

18.        Consider approval of a conditional use permit to allow 'Central Storage' to remodel and expand at 935 and 955 North 1300 West Street.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The applicant is requesting to expand their storage facility by remodeling the adjacent commercial building to the south for additional indoor storage.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

19.        Consider approval of a final subdivision plat for Anasazi Ridge at Entrada Phase 6.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This is the final subdivision plat for Anasazi Ridge at Entrada Phase 6, a 4-lot residential subdivision located at Cohonina Trail and Supia Trail; zoning is PD-R.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

20.        Consider approval of a final subdivision plat for Blackhawk Townhomes St. George Phase 3.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This is the final subdivision plat for Blackhawk Townhomes St. George Phase 3, a 14-lot residential subdivision located at 1001 West Curly Hollow Drive; zoning is R-3.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

21.        Consider approval of a final subdivision plat for Blackhawk Townhomes St. George Phase 4.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This is the final subdivision plat for Blackhawk Townhomes St. George Phase 4, a 19-lot residential subdivision located at 1001 West Curly Hollow Drive; zoning is R-3.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

22.        Consider approval of a preliminary plat for Desert Vista at Desert Canyons.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This preliminary plat is for Desert Vista at Desert Canyons, a 114-lot residential subdivision located south of Southern Parkway and west of Desert Canyons Parkway; zoning is PD-R (Planned Development Residential). This will be a single-family subdivision equivalent to an R-1-8 development. This development will have a home owner's association to maintain the neighborhood park and open space.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

 

 

 

23.        Consider approval of a preliminary plat for Meadow Valley Farms Phase 10C and 12.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This preliminary plat is for Meadow Valley Farms Phase 10C and 12, a 7-lot residential subdivision located at 4040 South Quarry Ridge Drive; zoning is RE-20 (Residential Estates, 20,000 sq. ft. minimum lot size). This plat is in the Erosion Hazard Boundary line and a portion of Phase 10C is within the 100-year floodplain.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

24.        Consider approval of a preliminary plat for Ridge West No. 4 - Amended and Extended.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: This preliminary plat is for Ridge West No. 4 - Amended and Extended, a 2-lot residential subdivision located at 950 West and 750 North Streets; zoning is R-1-10 (Single-Family Residential, 10,000 sq. ft. minimum lot size). This plat will amend lot 58 by extending it northward and creating lot 67 located on 950 West. A Hillside Development permit was approved for this project on May 2, 2019.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

25.        Appointments to Boards and Commissions of the City.

 

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

 

27.        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.

 

28.        Adjourn.

 

 

 

 

 

 

________________________________              ______________________________

Christina Fernandez, City Recorder                    Date

 

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