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Thursday, April 16,2020

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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 16, 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/883287944 or by calling one of the following phone numbers:

 

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Meeting ID: 883 287 944

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.            Consent Calendar.

 

a.    Consider approval to award bid to Royal T Enterprises for the Bloomington Hills Drive pedestrian way project.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This project is for an 8’ wide pedestrian path along the west side of Bloomington Hills Drive with related curb, gutter and drainage improvements from Ft. Pierce Drive to Woodlen Circle.  This was a formal bid and seven (7) bids were received.  Staff recommends awarding the bid to Royal T Enterprises in the amount of $326,305.

 

b.    Consider approval to award bid to Tri-State Electric for the Tuweap Drive and Sunset Boulevard traffic signal project.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This project is for the installation of a new traffic signal as well as the relocation of the city welcome sign and landscaping.  There was a formal bid and five (5) bids were received.  Staff recommends awarding the bid to Tri-State Electric in the amount of $152,457.10.

 

 

 

 

c.    Consider approval to award bid to Tri-State Electric for the Mall Drive and 2780 East traffic signal project.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This will be for the installation of a new traffic signal.  There was a formal bid and five (5) bids were received.  Staff recommends awarding the bid to Tri-State Electric in the amount of $151.698.

 

d.    Consider approval of a Development Agreement between St. George City and Riverwoods Mill development.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: The agreement covers city reimbursement to Developer for the cost to complete 1600 North ($130,206.56); Developer installs rip rap bank armoring along the Santa Clara to protect Developer's project, City cemetery and trail ($89,517.00); Developer reimburses city for the cost of the materials to provide a second water line connection to 1600 South through the cemetery and City installs the water line (cost of materials $15,185.28).  The agreement was presented to the council with final plat approval of the Riverwoods Mill subdivision but no formal action was taken as agreement was not finished.  Staff recommends approval.

 

e.    Consider approval of a movable access easement across City property in favor of Washington County. 

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  A movable access easement has been created to allow the County access to the rear of its newly acquired facility at 251 East 200 North. This easement could be modified or revoked by the City if the use of the building changes in the future.  Staff recommends approval.

 

f.     Consider approval of a new Hangar Lease with Charlie Alpha Management, LLC for Lot 104 at the Airport.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This lease agreement with Charlie Alpha Management (Craig Adams, Manager) is a new agreement with associated new hangar construction.  Staff recommends approval.

 

g.    Consider approval of an agreement with Huntsman World Senior Games for City sponsorship for the 2020 games.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The City has historically provided $20,000 in cash sponsorship, and in-kind facilities and staff in addition to the cash contribution.  The total value of the sponsorship is approximately $150,000.  The Senior games brings in several thousand participants over a two-week period and provides a very large financial benefit to the City and County through various sales and lodging taxes and direct benefit to the retail businesses here in St. George.  Staff recommends approval.

 

h.    Consider approval to continue sponsorship of the Downtown Farmer's Market event for Modern Farm & Artisan Co-op on Saturday mornings beginning May 16, 2020, through November 7, 2020, with a holiday market on December 19, 2020.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This annual/seasonal event is held at Ancestor Square on Saturday mornings between 9:00 a.m. - Noon.  The sponsorship request includes:  1) Fee waiver for the Special Event Permit Fee ($75-$150/day), 2) Fee waiver for the Sub-License Fees ($5 each).

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, two operation plans are included this year:

Plan A: Online order/payment with curbside pickup.  Plan B: Regular market open to the public as in past years.

 

i.     Consider approval of an agreement between the City and Zagster to operate an e-mobility program in St. George.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The City was recently notified by Zagster that Spin would be pulling its scooters out of St. George at the end of March. We have been working with Zagster to bring a new e scooter or comparable device into the market to replace the scooters. Zagster is working with a company called Wheels that is interested in serving the market with a e-mobility device that is a cross between an e bike and an e scooter. The program would function very similar to the Spin program with the exception of the payment amount that comes back to the City. Instead of $1 per e scooter per day, the City would receive $.10 per e mobility device per day. This is consistent with the highest amounts being paid throughout the country.   We anticipate the launch of this new program in May or June.  Staff recommends approval.

 

j.     Consider approval of the minutes from the meetings held on January 23, 2020; March 5, 2020; March 12, 2020; March 26, 2020; and April 2, 2020.

 

2.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance approving a boundary line adjustment with Santa Clara - Dean Terry property.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is consider adjusting the municipal boundary line between the City of St. George and Santa Clara City.  This adjustment will follow the alignment of the recently constructed water channel for Sand Hollow Wash.  This is located on the South side of Sun Set Boulevard at Tuweap Drive.  Zoning is C-2 and Open Space.  Staff recommends approval.

 

3.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance to change the name of a public street from Cottonwood Crossing Drive to Desert Resort Court.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to change the name of a public street from Cottonwood Crossing Drive to Desert Resort Court.  This is at the request of the developer and all adjoining lot/parcel owners have given their consent.  This is located at the intersection of Desert Canyons Parkway and Cottonwood Crossing Drive at approximately 3330 East and 5710 South (North of the Southern Parkway and East of Desert Canyons Parkway); zoning is C-2.  Staff recommends approval.

 

4.            Public hearing and consideration of an ordinance vacating a public utility easement located between Lot 144 of Meadow Valley Farms Phase 11 and Lot 4 of Meadows Edge Phase 2.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This request is to vacate the public utility and drainage easement located between Lot 144 of Meadow Valley Farms Phase 11 and Lot 4 of Meadows Edge Phase 2 located at approximately 3860 South Quarry Ridge Drive; zoning is RE-20.  A new municipal utility easement is being granted on the newly adjusted lot line.  The Joint Utilities Commission recommended approval.

 

 

5.            Consider approval of a proposal from Staker & Parson Company to construct Commerce Drive.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This proposal is for construction of Commerce Drive from 1630 East to 2420 East.  This project will commence in FY 20 and end in FY21. The remaining amount to complete the project will come from FY 21 funds.  Sewer, water and drainage improvements are also included in this project.  Staff recommends approval.

 

6.            Consider approval of a resolution accepting the 2019 Municipal Wastewater Planning Program.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The Utah Board of Water Quality requires that each Publicly Owner Treatment Works conduct a self-assessment of our operations, maintenance, and planning related to the wastewater collection and wastewater treatment facilities.  The self-assessment also verifies that all effluent discharge requirements have been met.  This self-assessment is conducted on an annual basis. Staff recommends approval.

 

7.            Consider approval of Central - St. George 138 KV Transmission Project Participants Resolution.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  A resolution authorizing and consenting to the sale of the certain electric generation facilities to the City of Hurricane and approving the form of an equipment purchase agreement; approving the form of a revised Exhibit C to the Transmission Service Agreement between the City and Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems in connection with the Central St. George 138KV Transmission Project and related matters.  Staff recommends approval.

 

8.            Consider approval of an ordinance modifying Title 4 Chapter 4 Solid Waste; Recyclables; Collection and Disposal.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The City has an ordinance that requires all residential solid waste and recyclables to be collected by the Washington County Special Service District.  When the recycle program started in 2015, citizens were given an option to opt out.  Now that the program is established, the opt out provision is no longer needed and should be repealed so that recycling is treated the same as the solid waste program.  Staff recommends approval.

 

9.            Consider approval of a hillside permit to allow development of a single-family housing subdivision called Desert Cliffs Phase 1 - 3; the proposed development will be accessed from Desert Canyons Parkway.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The proposed development is planned to support approximately eighty (80) single family residential lots.  A portion of the lots are located in the hillside overlay and a rock fall hazard study has been completed in this area. All of the proposed lots will be located outside of the rock fall hazard zone. All earthwork to comply with Geotech report by AGEC and all drainage to comply with drainage report by development solutions.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

 

 

 

10.        Consider approval of a request for a hillside development permit to allow mass grading of the Broken Rock Mesa area.  Located east of the proposed Desert Cliffs residential project, this area is a part of the Desert Canyons Master Plan.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  Mass grading consists of cuts and fills to raise elevations for future development in a portion of the Ft Pierce Wash floodplain. Purpose of grading is to apply to FEMA for a letter of map revision (LOMR) based on fill. The mass grading and LOMR application is consistent with the current Conditional Letter of map Revision (CLOMR) of 2009. Portion of mass grading is within the Hillside overlay Zone.  AGEC completed a rock fall hazard study and the mass grading is outside of the area.  All earthwork shall comply with Geotech report and all drainage to comply with drainage report.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

11.        Consider approval of a conditional use permit to develop the Washington County Utah Temple (a religious facility) generally located at 3000 East 1580 South.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  Per Section 10-5-2 a conditional use permit is required for any structure greater than 40 ft and per Section 10-17B-9B a conditional use permit is required for buildings over 20,000 sq. ft.  The site is on 14.7 acres, will have a 3-story above ground building with a steeple tower reaching a maximum of 230 ft., and the total building size will be over 96,000 sq. ft.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

12.        Consider approval of the preliminary plat for Desert Cliffs at Desert Canyons, an 80-lot residential subdivision located at approximately 3900 East Desert Canyons Parkway.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: This site is located at approximately 3900 East Desert Canyons Parkway.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

13.        Consider approval of the preliminary plat for Sun River Commons Phase 6, a 1-lot commercial subdivision located at approximately Arrowhead Canyon Drive and Sun River Parkway.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The site is located at approximately Arrowhead Canyon Drive and Sun River Parkway.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

14.        Consider approval of an amended preliminary plat for The Enclave at Valderra, a 7-lot residential subdivision located on Petroglyph Drive on the west side of SR-18 in The Ledges development.

 

BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION: The request is to add an additional lot to the original approved preliminary plat.  The site is located on Petroglyph Drive on the west side of SR-18 in the Ledges development.  The Planning Commission recommended approval.

 

15.        Appointments to Boards and Commissions of the City.

 

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

 

17.        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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