ELECTRONIC REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL

Thursday, March 26,2020
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NOTICE OF ELECTRONIC 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 an electronic regular meeting at the St. George City Offices located at 175 East

200 North, St. George, Utah, on Thursday, March 26, 2020 commencing at 5:00 p.m.

The meeting will be broadcast via Zoom. Persons who are allowed to comment during the

meeting may also do so via Zoom. To login to the meeting you may do so by visiting:

https://zoom.us/j/332593517 or by calling one of the following phone numbers:

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Meeting ID: 332 593 517

Instructions for participation will be given at the onset of the meeting.

The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

Call to Order

Invocation

Flag Salute

1. Consider approval of an ordinance amending City code to clarify provisions

regarding electronic open and public meetings of City Council, and to adopt

provisions for similar meetings before the Planning Commission. (City Ords. 1-6-

2 and 2-1-1).

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: The City Council can hold electronic open and

public meetings pursuant to city code, and Utah Code Ann. 52-4-201, et. seq. These

proposed amendments to city code clarify the procedures for electronic City Council

meetings, and also provide for similar meetings to be held by the Planning Commission.

This request proposes to modify City Ords. 1-6-2 and 2-1-1. Staff recommends approval.

2. Consent Calendar.

a. Consider award of bid to Western Rock for the Asphalt Patching Project.

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: This project is for asphalt repairs at various

locations throughout the City. A map of the areas to be completed can be found at

https://tinyurl.com/sgpatching20. This was a formal bid and three (3) bids were

received. Staff recommends awarding the bid to Western Rock in the amount of

$645,582.50.

 

b. Reconsider award of bid to Bonneville Builders for the construction of the

parking structure at City Hall.

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: At the March 5, 2020, city council meeting,

the City Council approved the award of the contract for construction of the parking

structure at City Hall to Bonneville Builders. No contract has been entered into and no

written notice of award has been delivered to Bonneville. Because of the rapidly

changing circumstances creating significant economic uncertainty, staff feels that this

project should not be undertaken at this time. Staff recommends that all bids for the

project be rejected per Section 1-10B-4(C) of the St. George City Code on the grounds

that the public interest will be best served by not proceeding with the project at this

time.

c. Consider approval of an Improvement Reimbursement Agreement between

the City of St. George and Dominion Energy.

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: Dominion Energy agrees to pay the City

$121,465.40 for the cost to perform micro-surfacing as a result of the damage to

pavement from the installation of a high-pressure gas line between Bluff Street and

Industrial Road. Dominion Energy will repair the asphalt, this cost is for a micro-

surface to give the roadway a more uniform appearance once the project is completed.

Staff recommends approval.

d. Consider approval of an amended Reimbursement Agreement with the

Washington County Flood Control Authority for Ft. Pierce Wash Maintenance

Project.

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: This agreement is for reimbursement from

the Washington County Flood Control Authority up to the amount of $437,500 for the

Ft. Pierce Wash Maintenance Project 2019. $237,500 in FY 20, and $200,000 in FY

2021-2024 ($50,000/yr). The scope of the project has been increased due to NRCS

funding that has been received. This agreement replaces the Reimbursement

Agreement approved by the City Council on February 6, 2020. Staff recommends

approval.

e. Consider approval of a Professional Services Agreement with Bowen, Collins,

& Assoc. for the design of the City Creek to Ledges Pipeline Project.

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: Staff has been working with BLM for about 18

months and have a ROW for a pipeline from the City Creek well to the Ledges area.

This will provide a much-needed redundant source of water to the Ledges area. The

PSA with BC&A is for the design and construction bidding of the project. Staff

anticipates bidding the project late this summer, with construction beginning early fall.

Staff recommends approval.

f. Consider approval of a Professional Services Agreement with Rosenberg and

Associates for the preparation of the Plan of Development, Environmental

Assessment, and BLM permitting for the water infrastructure improvements in

the GAP/ Divario development area.

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: The Water Master Plan update identifies some

water distribution and storage infrastructure improvements that are needed for the

GAP/ Divario development area. This Professional Services Agreement with Rosenberg

& Assoc. is for the preparation of the BLM ROW applications, Plan of Development

 

(POD) and the Environmental Assessment (EA) that are required in order to obtain a

ROW from the BLM. Staff recommends approval.

g. Consider approval of a Professional Services Contract to Civil Science, Inc. for

construction management of the River Road; Riverside Drive to 1450 South

Project.

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: This contract is for the construction phase of

the project. The contract is for inspection, testing, construction management, and

administration of the contract. The project includes widening River Road to three lanes

in each direction (widening River Road Bridge) with dual turn lanes and improvements

at the intersections of Riverside Drive and 1450 South. The City's portion of this

contract is $27,332 (6.77%). The contract is administered by the UDOT but requires

the Mayor's signature for approval. Staff recommends approval.

h. Consider approval of a contract with Harmony Public Involvement for the

River Road; Riverside Drive to 1450 South Project.

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: This contract is for public involvement

services to assist UDOT and St. George with project communication to keep the public

well informed of construction activity before and during the project. Staff recommends

approval in the amount of $52,939.40.

i. Consider approval of a new Hangar Lease with Bam Bam Holdings, LLC for

Lots 57G and 58H at the Airport.

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: Mesquite Air Operations, LLC (Justin Reber,

manager) sold their hangar to Bam Bam Holdings (Benjamin Moore, manager) and

requested to be released from their lease. Bam Bam Holdings is requesting a new

hangar lease with the City on Lots 57G and 58H. Staff recommends approval.

j. Consider approval of the Financial Report for February 2020.

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: General Fund revenues are at 67.21% of the

budget for year-to-date and in comparison, to having completed 66.67% of the fiscal

year. Some predominant revenues affecting the overall revenue percentages in a

positive way are Current (Real) Property Taxes, Franchise Taxes, General Sales Taxes,

Building Permits, Class C Road allotment, and E-911 Services. The General Fund

expenditures are at 59.57% of the budget for year-to-date. Departments are doing

well to say with in their budgets with only a few outlining departments being over their

year-to-date budget amounts. Staff recommends approval.

 

3. Consider approval of an ordinance for a zone change from OS (Open Space) to

PD-R (Planned Development Residential). The property is generally located at

3174 S Bloomington Drive.

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: Approval of the requested zone change would

allow the construction of four multifamily buildings on the subject site. The Planning

Commission recommended approval.

 

4. Consider approval of an ordinance changing zoning from R-1-10 to OS on

approximately 3.5 acres located on the west side of Mall Drive between 110

South and approximately 270 South Street.

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: This is a clean-up of zoning request to change

from a single family residential zone into an open space zone for the Middleton Wash and

related trail system west of mall Drive between 110 South and 270 South Street

5. Consider approval of an ordinance for a zone change amendment in the PD-C

zone to allow development of a Maverik C-Store at Dixie Drive and 1600 South.

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: This zone change amendment includes a review

of the use, site plan, vehicular access, parking, landscaping, elevations, building design,

colors and materials for a proposed Maverik.

6. Consider an ordinance for a zone change amendment to the Desert Color PD in

order to develop phase seven of Auburn Hills in the Desert Color development.

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: The seventh phase of Auburn Hills will include 16

units. The buildings will be primarily two and three-plex units, however, there are two

single family pads proposed as well. Phase seven is located directly north of Auburn Hills

Phase One. The applicant is not introducing a new product to the development but is

proposing More of the Mews and Mansion townhomes that are currently under

construction. They are proposing a slightly modified layout from what was originally

anticipated. The Planning Commission recommended approval.

7. Consider approval of a preliminary plat for Auburn Hills Phase 7, a 16-lot

residential subdivision located within the Desert Color development.

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: This preliminary plat is located within the Desert

Color development. The Planning Commission recommended approval.

8. Appointments to Boards and Commissions of the City.

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

10. 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.

 

_________________________________ ______________________________

Genna Goodwin, Deputy City Recorder Date

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