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City Council ELECTRONIC Meeting Agenda

Thursday, April 2,2020

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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, April 2, 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/849367646?pwd=LzhPL1NmWGgzQ2NleW91dlBQS3JWdz09 or by calling one of the following phone numbers:

 

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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.            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 Peak Asphalt for the chip seal oil supply.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This award is for the chip seal oil for the annual chip seal project. This was a formal bid and two (2) bids were received. Staff recommends awarding the bid to Peak Asphalt in the amount of $393,960.

 

b.    Consider approval of a Cost Reimbursement with Hughes Construction for Improvements at the Airport.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  Hughes Construction is building two hangars at the airport that requires a parking area with associated utilities. A portion of the improvements and utilities are being paid for by the City and will be for future use for an amount of $53,017.40. A budget opening was approved previously on Oct 17, 2019 approving the necessary funds for the reimbursement.  Staff recommends approval.

 

c.    Consider approval of a Reimbursement Agreement with Quality Excavation for the construction of a waterline loop in the Ledges area.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  Currently, the entire Ledges area is served by a single waterline feed from the tank.  As development continues, it is necessary to have a redundant waterline loop to minimize the potential of wide-spread interruptions of water services.  This waterline loop is identified in the Culinary Water Master Plan.  Staff recommends approval of the agreement.

 

d.    Consider approval of Reimbursement Agreement with Ledges at Snow Canyon, LLC for the construction of 3670 South as part of the Fieldstone Phase 6 subdivision.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  With development of Fieldstone Phase 6, developer is required to improve a portion of the north side of 3670 South.   The south side of the roadway there are existing homes.  City is reimbursing developer the cost to construct the south side of 3670 South, along the frontage of the existing homes, and purchase a portion of developer's property for the roadway alignment.  Approval of the agreement is subject to approval by the Legal Department.  Staff recommends approval.

 

e.    Consider approval of a Reimbursement Agreement with Ledges at Snow Canyon, LLC for installation of rip rap bank armoring along the Fort Pearce Wash.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  Developer is constructing Fieldstone Phase 6 and is required to install rip rap bank armoring along development frontage to protect subdivision and Quarry Ridge Drive.  A portion of Quarry Ridge directly south of development will not have rip rap bank armoring.  Public Works is requesting rip rap bank armoring be installed along this section of Quarry Ridge Drive with the construction of Developer's project.   Developer will participate in the cost to install the armoring.  Public Works will reimburse developer for the increase in cost of the armoring.  Approval of agreement is subject to review but the Legal Department; the Public Works staff recommends approval.

 

f.     Consider approval of a Reimbursement Agreement with the owner of parcel SG-5-3-8-221 where they are constructing the proposed Champions Gymnastics building at 3087 South River Road.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The City is paying the owner of parcel SG-5-3-8-221 to construct a deceleration lane with their project Champions Gymnastics.  The City and Dixie Power will share in the cost of the construction with Dixie Power reimbursing City their portion of the cost.  Deceleration lane was not constructed in 2017 with Dixie Power project because of an existing overhead transmission pole; it has since been relocated by Dixie Power.  Approval of agreement is subject review but the Legal Department; the Public Works staff recommends approval.

 

g.    Consider approval of an agreement to purchase real property from Staker & Parson Companies.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This agreement is for the purchase of property owned by Staker & Parson Companies for the purchase of property for the Commerce Drive project.  Staff recommends approval in the amount of $584,000.

 

3.            PUBLIC HEARING TO ALLOW PUBLIC INPUT REGARDING (A) THE ISSUANCE AND SALE BY THE CITY OF ST. GEORGE, UTAH OF NOT MORE THAN $45,000,000 AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF SEWER REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2020; AND (B) ANY POTENTIAL ECONOMIC IMPACT THAT THE PROJECT TO BE FINANCED WITH THE PROCEEDS OF THE SERIES 2020 BONDS ISSUED UNDER THE ACT MAY HAVE ON THE PRIVATE SECTOR; AND RELATED MATTERS.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  Public hearing is being held by the City Council of St. George to receive input with respect to the issuance of the Series 2020 Wastewater Revenue Bonds, and any potential economic impact the Project being financed would have on the private sector.  Staff recommends approval.

 

4.            Public hearing and consideration of an amended final subdivision plat for Escapes at the Ledges Phase 5 Amended by adjusting units 515-518, which affects the common area (easements).

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to consider an amended final subdivision plat for Escapes at the Ledges Phase 5 Amended by adjusting units 515-518, which affects the common area (easements).  This is located at approximately 4825 N. Fishers Island Way; zoning is PD-R.  The applicant was unable to obtain 100% of the consents of owners within this plat, however this amendment was approved by the HOA.  Staff and the Joint Utilities Commission recommended approval.

 

5.            Consider approval of an ordinance for a zone change from OS (Open Space) to PD-R (Planned Development Residential) on property generally located at 3174 South 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.

 

6.            Consider approval of an ordinance amending the process for bid openings to allow electronic openings.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  SGCC 1-10B-4(B) requires all bids to be open in public.  Due to the current restrictions on the size of gatherings, this process should be changed to allow bid openings to be done electronically so the bidders can be in a separate location but still view the opening.  The state law changed in 2016 and allowed state agencies to hold bid openings electronically.  This practice will be more convenient, save time and money for all the parties involved.  In addition to the opening, the results of the bid tabulation will be posted on the city website.  Staff recommends approval.

 

7.            Appointments to Boards and Commissions of the City.

 

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

 

9.            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.

 

 

 

 

________________________________              ______________________________

Christina Fernandez, City Recorder                    Date

 

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