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Thursday, September 26,2019
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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 at the St. George Regional Airport, 4550 South Airport Parkway, St. George, Utah, on Thursday, September 26, 2019 commencing at 4:00 p.m.

 

The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

 

1.            Airport reopening events and celebration of first Dallas/Ft. Worth flight.

 

The Council will reconvene at the Observation Deck at approximately 5:00 p.m., for the following business:

 

Call to Order                                                                                                 

Invocation

Flag Salute

 

2.            Consent Calendar.

 

a.    Consider approval to correct the total cost of a previously approved award of bid to Broderick and Henderson Construction for the Airport Snow Removal Equipment Building.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  On September 5, 2019, the City Council awarded a bid to Broderick and Henderson Construction for the construction of the airport snow removal equipment building in the amount of $1,354,150; however, the amount included other costs not related to Broderick and Henderson.   The correct amount of the bid is $1,111,000.  Staff recommends approval.

 

b.    Consider approval of an assignment agreement and property purchase located at approximately 1700 South Dixie Drive.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The assignment agreement and property purchase is for the future expansion of the Tonaquint Cemetery as recommended by a 2019 Parks Division needs analysis.  The purchase amount is $1,700,000; the parcel is located at approximately 1700 South Dixie Drive (parcel number SG-6-3-1-428).  Staff recommends approval.

 

c.    Consider approval of a land exchange agreement between the City of St. George and Dixie Technical College for parcels at Tech Ridge.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  Dixie Technical College desires to exchange a 1.24 acre parcel located to the south of the Dixie Tech campus for a 1.24 acre city-owned parcel located to the west of the Dixie Tech campus.  Staff recommends approval.

 

d.    Consider approval of the minutes from the meeting held on September 5, 2019.

 

3.            Consider approval of a resolution approving an agreement with Riverwalk Village Development, LLC to defer City impact fees for the Riverwalk Village affordable housing development.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The agreement will defer City impact fees for the Riverwalk Village affordable housing development for a period of ten (10) years.  If, after ten (10) years, all development criteria are satisfactorily met, city impact fees amounting to $316,622.46 will be forgiven.  Staff recommends approval.

 

4.            Consider approval of a resolution instructing St. George Regional Water Reclamation Facility (SGRWRF) staff to pursue the Wastewater Treatment Plant facility upgrade to the selected biological phosphorus removal technology.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The Utah Division of Water Quality has granted a variance to the Wastewater Treatment Plant as to the implementation date for compliance with the technology-based phosphorus effluent limits (TBPEL), or nutrient removal requirement.   As part of the variance, the City is required to submit a resolution instructing SGWRF staff to pursue facility upgrades to the selected biological phosphorus removal technology and include the estimated budget for the upgrade.  Staff recommends approval of the resolution.

 

5.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance vacating a platted roadway located on Crimson Cliffs Way at approximately 2450 South.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to vacate a platted roadway located at Crimson Cliffs Way and approximately 2450 South due to the roadway being realigned slightly to the east.  Vacating the roadway will clean up the alignment and grant utility easements that run along the sides of the new roadway; zoning is A-1.  The Joint Utilities Commission recommended approval.

 

6.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance vacating a municipal utility easement located in the Auburn Hills Phase 1 Subdivision.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to consider reducing the 10' municipal utility easement along the front lot lines to 5' in some areas of the Auburn Hills Phase 1 Subdivision located in the Desert Color Development at approximately 800 West and 5600 South; zoning is R-1-10.  The Joint Utilities Commission recommended approval.

 

7.            Public hearing and consideration of an amended and extended final subdivision plat for Commerce Point Phase 1 Amended and Extended.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to consider an amended and extended final subdivision plat for the Commerce Point Phase 1 Amended and Extended commercial subdivision located at Bluff Street and Blackridge Drive; zoning is C-2.  The purpose of the amendment is to add Lots 8 and 9 and to adjust the property boundary between Lots 4 and 5.  In doing so, the size of Lot 4 will be reduced.  Public utilities are also being adjusted to fit the design of approved building plans.  There are public utility and drainage easements granted within this subdivision in all areas outside any existing or future building footprints.  The Joint Utilities Commission recommended approval.

 

8.            Consider approval of a Hillside Development Permit to allow development of:  1) Teakwood Phases 5-8 (78 lots), 2) Elmwood Estates Phase 8 (12 lots), and 3) Rosewood Estates Phase 6 (7 lots) all of which are located east of Crimson Ridge Drive and Marblewood Drive.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The applicant is requesting to develop a portion of the property that is located in the Hillside Overlay area.  The request meets the Hillside Overlay Ordinance and the disturbance limitations. The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

9.            Consider approval of an ordinance changing the zone from R-1-8 (Single Family Residential 8,000 sq. ft. minimum lot size) and A-1 (Agricultural), and ASBP (Airport Supporting Business Park) to R-1-8 (Single Family Residential 8,000 sq. ft. minimum lot size) on 1.38 acres and OS (Open Space) on 22.69 acres.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  On July 11, 2019 the City Council approved a zone change for Teakwood Phase 5; however, a rock fall report was not completed at that time.  The applicant is requesting to rezone the portion of the property that is not located in the rockfall area.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

10.        Consider approval of an ordinance changing the zone from R-1-10 (Single Family Residential) and C-3 (General Commercial) to OS (Open Space) and C-3 (General Commercial) on approximately 4.24 acres located at the north west corner of Bluff Street and 400 North Street (Donlee Drive).

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The applicant seeks a zone change to change that portion of the hillside which cannot be developed into open space.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

11.        Consider approval of an ordinance changing the zone from A-1 (Agriculture) to RE-12.5 (Residential Estate 12,500 sq. ft. minimum lot size) on approximately 0.94 acres located at 2456 East 2150 South Circle.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The applicant is requesting to rezone the property in order to sell a portion of the property to a neighbor and meet the minimum size requirement for the zone.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

12.        Consider approval of a preliminary plat for Fish Rock at the Ledges Phases 2-4.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This is the preliminary plat for Fish Rock at the Ledges Phases 2-4, a 47-lot residential subdivision located east of the intersection of Fish Rock Road and Movie Rock Drive in The Ledges subdivision; zoning is PD-R (Planned Development Residential).  The density will be 2.14 dwelling units per acre.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

13.        Consider approval of a preliminary plat for Pocket Mesa Phases 4-5.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This is the preliminary plat for Pocket Mesa Phases 4-5, a 51-lot residential subdivision located east of the intersection of Pocket Mesa Drive and Movie Rock Drive in The Ledges subdivision; zoning is PD-R (Planned Development Residential). The density will be 3.60 dwelling units per acre.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

14.        Consider approval of a preliminary plat for St. George Hobby Huts.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This is the preliminary plat for St. George, Hobby Huts, a 22-lot commercial subdivision located in the PD-C (Planned Development Commercial) zone generally located in the northeast quadrant of Tuweap Drive and 1800 North Street.  This subdivision will create twenty-two (22) pads to be used as hobby garages for personal use but not to be used as a location for commercial business.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

15.        Consider approval of a final subdivision plat for Woodland Estates Townhomes Phase 1A.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This is the final plat for Woodland Estates Townhomes Phase 1A, a 24-lot/unit residential subdivision located at 2780 East Street and approximately 900 South; zoning is PD-R.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

16.        Appointments to Boards and Commissions of the City.

 

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

 

18.        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.

 

 

 

 

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Christina Fernandez, City Recorder                     Date

 

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