City Council Agenda
City Council Regular Meeting Agenda

Thursday, January 9,2020

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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 9, 2020 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 award of bid to Watts Construction Inc for the E-911 Relocation Project.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The City will be relocating dispatch in to the City Commons building.  This was formally bid by first doing a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) then having those qualified vendors submit a bid.  Four bids were received.  Staff recommends approval in the amount of $1,378,802.

 

b.    Consider award of bid to Span Systems for the Sand Hollow Aquatic Center Dome Reconstruction Project.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This contract is for the design, supply, and installation of the replacement coated fabric roof system at the Sand Hollow Aquatics Center. We will be replacing the dome with a new PVC coated polyester fabric.  This was a formal request for proposal (RFP) and the City received one proposal.  Staff recommends approval in the amount of $1,300,000.

 

 

 

 

c.    Consider award of bid to Interstate Rock Products for the Snow Canyon Parkway 1400 West Signal Project.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This project is for the installation of a traffic signal at Snow Canyon Parkway and 1400 West. The steel poles and mast arms will be powder coated to match other street lights and signals in the area. This was a formal bid and three bids were received.  Staff recommends approval in the amount of $190,641.25.

 

d.    Consider award of bid to Cache Valley Electric for the Bloomington substation Upgrade Project.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: This project consists of upgrading the existing substation with new equipment, a control enclosure, steel structures, and relay controls to provide backup generation for the Wastewater Treatment Plant.  Two (2) bids for the project were received but came in over budget.  Negotiations with the low bidder were successful to bring the cost down.  St. George Energy Services crews will do most of the work to cut costs.  The construction of the control enclosure and foundations will be done by the contractor.  Staff recommends approval in the amount of $280,363.10.

 

e.    Consider award of bid to Feller Enterprises for the City Creek Drainage Improvements Project.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This project includes the installation of 1,543 feet of 60" pipe along City Creek Wash.  This was a formal bid and eight (8) bids were received.  Staff recommends approval in the amount of $583,060.

 

f.     Consider approval of a Professional Services Agreement with Alliance Consulting for the Virgin River North Trail - Fossil Falls to Millcreek Power Station.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This is a Professional Services Agreement for Alliance Consulting to perform construction management for the VRNT - Fossil Falls to Millcreek Power Station project.  Staff recommends approval in the amount of $95,390.

 

g.    Consider approval of a Professional Services Agreement with JRCA Architects for the City Hall Remodel (phase 2) project.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This is a Professional Services Agreement for the design of the City Hall Expansion and Remodel (Phase 2).  Staff recommends approval in the amount of $467,666.70.

 

h.    Consider approval of a Professional Service Agreement with JRCA Architects for the Police Department Phase 3 project.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: This is a Professional Services Agreement for the design of the Police Department Phase 3 project.  Staff recommends approval in the amount of $365,133.38. 

 

 

 

i.     Consider approval of a new hangar lease on Lot 106 with Steven and Meriann VanBatavia.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This is a new hangar lease with Steven and Meriann VanBatavia on lot 106. The hangar will be a newly constructed hangar.  Staff recommends approval.

 

j.     Consider approval of a new hangar lease on Lot 55E with Curtis & Lisa Hahn.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The hangar on Lot 55E was sold by Kerry Johnson to Curtis & Lisa Hahn. In connection with this new hangar lease with Curtis & Lisa Hahn, Kerry Johnson is requesting to terminate his hangar lease on this lot with the City.  Staff recommends approval.

 

k.    Consider approval of the financial report for November 2019.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The City has completed 5 months or 41.67% of the fiscal year. In relation to that, the General Fund revenues are at 34.40%.  Some predominant revenues affecting the overall revenue percentages are Current (Real) Property Taxes (10.37%) which is normal for this time of year, Franchise Taxes (39.23%), General Sales (42.36%), Building Permits (69.54%), Class C Road allotment (54.22%), Airport revenues (36.31%) and Golf (31.47%).   The General Fund expenditures are at 35.88% of the budget year-to-date. Overall departments are doing well to stay within their budgets and spend conservatively.  Staff recommends approval.

 

3.            Consider approval to sponsor the Saint George Market event for Indigo Enterprises. Winsor Way LLC on May 8-9, 2020.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This new, possibly annual, fundraising event to benefit the Assistance League of Southern Utah will take place at Town Square. Setup and private/vendor pre-show on Friday, May 8, 2020, then the main event will be open to the public on Saturday, May 9, 2020, from 10AM-6PM.  The sponsorship request includes:  1) Fee waiver for the Special Event Permit fee ($150/day); 2) Fee waiver for the park reservation fee ($150/hour); 3) Fee waiver for the sub-license fees for each vendor ($5 each); and 4) Firetruck on display.  Staff recommends approval with the condition that a special event application is approved.

 

4.            Consider approval to sponsor the Winter Roundup for Sky Nine Ranch, LLC on February 7, 8, 21 & 22, 2020.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This four (4) day rodeo event on the 2nd and 4th weekends in February will take place at the Dixie Sun Bowl from 6PM-10PM each night with approximately 75 participants and 300+ spectators.  The sponsorship request includes:  1) Fee waiver for the park reservation fee ($1,000/day); and 2) Fee waiver for security fees for St. George Police Officers ($55/hr per staff, 2 hour minimum).  Staff recommends approval with the condition that a special event application is approved.

 

5.            Consider approval to continue sponsorship of the annual Juan's Spring Festival event for Canyon Media on March 28, 2020.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: This annual event at Town Square started in 2017 and is preparing to celebrate its 4th year in 2020. The sponsorship request includes:  1) Fee waiver for the Special Event Permit fee ($150/day); 2) Fee waiver for the park reservation fee ($150/hour); 3) Fee waiver for the sub-license Fees ($5 each); 4) City staff to assist with clean-up/trash; 5) Police Officers; 6) Setup big stage; 7) Picnic tables; 8) Trash cans/liners; and 9) Firetruck and flag on display.  Staff recommends approval with the conditions that the organizers recruit volunteers to aid in clean-up/trash and that a special event application is approved.

 

6.            Public hearing and consideration of an amended final subdivision plat for Ancestor Square Condominiums Amended by increasing the size of the Adobe Building (Units 38 & 39).  By making this change they are converting common area, which is a public easement, into private ownership.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to amend a final subdivision plat by increasing the size of private ownership of one of the buildings.  This area is currently common area and is a public easement.  This is located at 2 West St. George Blvd., Unit 38 & 39.  Zoning is C-4.  The JUC recommended approval.

 

7.            Public hearing and consideration of an amended final subdivision plat for Canyon Terrace Estates Phase 2 by reducing the size of Lot 23 from 7.00 acres to 3.26 acres; all easements are to remain.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to amend a final subdivision plat by reducing the size of Lot 23 from 7.00 acres to 3.26 acres.  This request is located at 1625 N. Lava Flow Drive; zoning is R-1-10.  The JUC recommended approval.

 

8.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance to vacate a public easement located at Cottonwood Crossing Drive as a new roadway dedication is being recorded that changes the alignment of the road.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to vacate easements that were granted to the City that followed the alignment of a future road.  This future road is being planned and the alignment of this road has changed.  This is located at Cottonwood Crossing Drive, near Exit 6, Southern Parkway.  Zoning is C-2 and PD-C.  The JUC recommended approval.

 

9.            Public hearing and consideration of an amended final subdivision plat for Crimson Cliffs Phase 3 by increasing the size of Lot 7 and vacating the public utilities and drainage easement at the Northeast corner of the existing lot.  A new easement is being granted along the cul-de-sac at 2150 South Circle.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to consider amending a final subdivision plat by increasing the size of Lot 7 and to vacate the public utilities and drainage easement at the Northeast corner of the existing lot.  This is located at 2185 South 2440 East Circle; zoning is RE-12.5.  The JUC recommended approval.

 

10.        Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance to vacate an existing public utility easement located between Lot 43 & 44, Entrada at Snow Canyon Chaco Bench Phase 2.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to consider vacating the public utility easement located between Lot 43 & 44, Entrada at Snow Canyon Chaco Bench Phase 2 located at 2688 N. Chaco Trail; zoning is PD-R.  The JUC recommended approval.

 

11.        Public Hearing and consideration of an amended final subdivision plat for The Reserve at River Hollow Phase 1.  The purpose of this amended plat is to change the access location for Lots 14 & 15, allowing them access off 2780 East Street instead of 1170 South Circle, this also affects Lot 13.  Easements are also being adjusted to fit the changes.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to consider amending a final subdivision plat by changing the vehicular access from 1170 South Street to 2780 East Street for Lots 14 & 15.  This affects Lot 13 because Lots 14 & 15 currently have to drive across Lot 13 to access their lots.  This change also affects the easements as they will be changes slightly to match the change.  This is located at 2741 East 1170 South Circle; Zoning is RE-20.  The JUC recommended approval.

 

12.        Public Hearing and consideration of an amended final subdivision plat for Sentieri Canyon at Divario Phase 1 to adjust some of the lot lines along with the municipal utility easements associated with those lots, add common area along Sentieri Vista Drive, and add Lot 51.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: This request is to consider amending a final subdivision plat by adjusting Lots 1, 8, 12, and 25-37 and their easements and also to add common area along Sentieri Vista Drive and add Lot 51, located on the North side of Sentieri Vista Drive at approximately 2950 West and 340 South; zoning is R-1-10.  The JUC recommended approval.

 

13.        Consider approval of an ordinance amending Title 9, Chapter 14, Stormwater Management, of the St. George City Code.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This amendment is necessary to bring the City's Stormwater Ordinance into compliance with its State of Utah Storm Water Permit. The attached document includes a revised draft ordinance and also the revised clean copy.  Staff recommends approval.

 

14.        Consider an ordinance for changing the zone from C-3 (General Commercial) to PD-C (Planned Development Commercial) on approximately 2.54 acres for development of a professional office building.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  It is proposed to develop a "Corporate Center" for Mountain America Credit Union. It would be a 3-story professional office building with a parking garage below it.  The building would have approx. 48,539 sq. ft. This is a request for the zone change, review of the proposed uses, site plan, conceptual landscaping, elevations, renderings, and materials.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

15.        Consider approval of an ordinance changing the zone from M-2 (Industrial) to M-C (Industrial - Commercial) on approximately 1.97 acres located at 3292 East Deseret Drive.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The applicant seeks a zone change to M-C to allow a broader use list which is available in the M-C zone.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

16.        Consider approval of a resolution to accept or deny a Petition for Annexation for approximately 1.60 acres generally located at the intersection of Tuweap Drive and Sunset Boulevard (on the south side of Sunset Boulevard along Sand Hollow Wash).

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This property is located at the intersection of Tuweap Drive and Sunset Boulevard.  This is a municipal boundary line adjustment between Santa Clara City and the City of St. George. The resolution is the first step in the annexation process, which will be followed by the required noticing in the newspaper and public comment period.  Staff recommends approval.

 

17.        Consider approval of the preliminary plat for Desert Color Resort Phase 4, an 8-lot residential subdivision located in the resort area of the Desert Color development.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: The proposed preliminary plat is part of the resort area of the Desert Color development where there are only private roads.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

18.        Consider approval of a conditional use permit to operate a short term rental at an existing Landmark Site known as the Samuel Miles Home located at 306 South Main.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The Samuel Miles Home is featured in all three editions of the City’s Landmark & Historic Sites books.  Samuel Miles was part of the “Mormon Battalion”, was a farmer, educator, and an officer in the infantry regiment of St. George.  The original adobe home was built between 1865 and 1869 (facing Main Street).  In the 1990’s, two successive owners undertook restoration projects to better the home.  One of the projects included the western addition (facing 300 South) which was designed so that the exterior finish matched that of the original home.  Staff recommends approval with conditions and a finding that the standards outlined in 10-17B-4 have been met.  Conditions of approval are: a maximum occupancy of twelve (12) people; the home can only be rented as a single unit, no lock out units are permitted; and signage is limited to one attached or freestanding sign of up to twenty-four square feet.  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.

 

 

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Christina Fernandez, City Recorder                    Date

 

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