City Council Agenda
City Council Meeting Agenda

Thursday, July 16,2020






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 City Offices located at 175 East 200 North, St. George, Utah, on Thursday, July 16, 2020 commencing at 4:00 p.m.


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The agenda for the meeting is as follows:


Call to Order                                                                                                 


Flag Salute


1.            Consent Calendar.


a.    Consider approval to award bid to Interstate Rock for the Snake Hollow Bike Park Phases 2 & 3 project.


BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  Phase II includes parking lot and road improvements and additional trails.  Phase III includes strider course access and improvements.  This was a formal bid and three bids were received.  Funding is provided in part by RAP tax and Public Works budgeted funds as well as outdoor recreation grants.  Staff recommends approval in the amount of $821,981.90.






b.    Consider approval of a Professional Services Agreement with Mainline Engineering for the Rim Rock Wash Trail design and construction management services.


BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This trail project will extend north from the existing Virgin River North Trail to Foremaster Drive.  Staff recommends approval in the amount of $62,280.


c.    Consider approval of a Professional Services Agreement with Sunrise Engineering for the Curly Hollow Park.


BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This PSA includes design, construction documents, and bidding phase consultation.  This community park is located at the intersection of Tonaquint Drive and Curly Hollow Drive.  Staff recommends approval in the amount of $144,300.


d.    Consider approval of a Professional Services Agreement with Bowen, Collins, & Associates for the design of the Washington Fields Drainage Project - Phase 2.


BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This agreement is for final design of a large storm drain trunk line that runs from 1580 East to Merrill Road east of and along 3000 East. Preliminary design has been completed previously to the extent that the location and grade could be determined as it passes by the new Temple site located along 3000 East in St. George.  Staff recommends approval.


e.    Consider approval of a Professional Services Agreement with Mainline Engineering for the roadway design of 3000 East between Mall Drive and 1580 South.


BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  This project consists of finalizing the design of full-width improvements on 3000 East between Mall Drive and 1580 South. The proposed design cost of improvements is $53,420. The overall project will also have a large storm drain along a large portion of 3000 East in this area; however, the design of the storm drain will be in a separate agreement with a different engineering firm.  Staff recommends approval.


f.     Consider approval of a new hangar lease with First West Aviation on Lot 52B at the airport.


BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  First West Aviation (Fred Jones) is requesting to be released from their lease agreement on Lot 1C at the airport and enter into a new hangar agreement on Lot 52B instead. This will be a new hangar that will be constructed by First West Aviation.  Staff recommends approval.


g.    Consider approval of the Airport Grant Agreement for AIP 34 for the Airport Master Plan.


BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The FAA has approved a grant for the Airport Improvement Plan (AIP) for the purpose of developing a master plan for the airport. A full master plan has not been completed for the airport previously. The proposed grant is for $990,200 and is 100% funded by the FAA with no local match.  Staff recommends approval.

h.    Consider approval of a Cooperative Agreement Utah Department of Transportation for AIP 34 Airport Master Plan.


BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  For each AIP grant with the FAA, a cooperative agreement with UDOT is required in order to disperse the grant funds for the project. This item is requesting approval of the coop agreement with UDOT for AIP 34, specifically for the Airport Master Plan.  Staff recommends approval.


2.            Consider approval of a resolution to give the City's consent and approval for Washington County Special Service District No. 1 and Republic Services to enter into the proposed 10-year Residential Waste Collection Agreement.


BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  Washington County Special Service District No. 1 has had a contract with Republic Services to provide the collection and disposal of residential and commercial solid waste and after reviewing their options, they have decided it is better to extend the current agreement.  Staff recommends approval.


3.            Consider a resolution to approve the City entering into an agreement with Washington County Special Service District No. 1 for Municipal Billing and Collection of residential waste.


BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  Washington County Special Service District No. 1 was created for the purpose of collecting and disposing of residential and commercial solid waste in Washington County.  They have provided this service to the city and wish to continue these services.  The city has provided the billing and collection of the billing for the District for citizens of the city.  The District would like the city to enter into a new contract to continue these services.  Staff recommends approval.


4.            Consider approval of the RAP grant awards to local art groups.


BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  Through the RAP Tax (sales tax) dedicated to recreation, arts, and parks, the City of St. George has budgeted $275,000 to award to various groups in the City.  $25,000 is set aside through a separate agreement for Tuacahn.  The remainder is awarded in varying amounts to 29 different local art groups based on their applications and recommended by the St. George Arts Commission.  The awards vary in amount from $1,000 to $22,000.  Staff recommends approval.


5.            Consider approval of property purchases along River Road between Riverside Drive and 1450 South needed for widening of River Road.


BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  The city is acquiring property, utility and slope easements, and temporary construction easements, along River Road for the widening project that is going to start construction in the fall of 2020. There are a total of 21 separate parcels with 12 separate property owners. This project, including property and easement acquisition, is federally funded with a local match of 6.77%.  Staff recommends approval.



6.            Consider approval of an ordinance repealing section 3-3-5 subsection E, from the Application for License in the Alcohol Licensing Code.


BACKGROUND and RECOMMENDATION:  Section 3-3-5, subsection E required the city to post the availability of alcohol licenses if there were less than 3 available.  Applications would be taken and the applications submitted to the city council to award the license to an applicant.  The state law does not require cities to advertise the availability of licenses and this type of license should be treated the same as other business licenses.  With this change, an application will be processed and awarded like all business licenses.  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.





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Genna Goodwin, Deputy City Recorder                Date


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