December 13, 1995, 5:30 p.m.
Mayor Lou Colosimo
James L. Jensen, Theressa O. Frandsen, Roy A. Nikas, Betty P. Wheeler
Cobb Johnson (Public Works Director), Vernon W.
Jones (Adminis. Assistant), Joanne Lessar (City Recorder), Pat Larsen (Finance Director), Nick Sampinos (City Attorney), Ed Shook (Police Lieutenant)
Absent and Excused: Councilmember L. Lamond Williams
Others Present: Nick Siaperas, Ted Bianco, Harley Toone, Mark Greenhalgh, Kathryn Burnham, Steve Christensen, Roger Tolley, Leslie Tolley, Joe L. Piccolo, Steven W. Bringhurst
Mayor Colosimo led the Pledge of Allegiance. Roll was called with the above members present.
Mayor Colosimo welcomed the Councilmembers-Elect Joe L. Piccolo and Stephen W. Bringhurst
1. MINUTES - November 21, 1995
Councilmember Frandsen moved that the minutes of the November 21, 1995 meeting be approved as written. Motion seconded by Councilmember Jensen and carried.
2. BID OPENING - Storm Water Detention Basin - Committee Tabled
The following bids were received for the Storm Water Detention Basin:
Skyview Excavating & Grading, Morgan, Utah $73,680.00
Nielson Const., Huntington, Utah 91,243.00
East Carbon Const., East Carbon, Utah 67,991.36
Valley Asphalt, Spanish Fork, Utah 65,662.50
England Const., Tooele, Utah 97,275.00
TN Company, Price, Utah 71,969.00
Jesco, Inc., Colorado City, Arizona 99,161.00
Mayor Colosimo recommended that a committee be appointed at the January 10, 1996 meeting so that the new Council can be involved.
Steve Christensen presented a plaque to Councilmember Frandsen in appreciation for the many years of devoted service as a member of the Board of Directors of the Carbon County Recreation.
3. BID OPENING - South Price Sprinkling System - Contract Awarded
The following bid was received for the South Price Park sprinkling system.
Mountainland Supply, Orem, Utah $3,426.15
Councilmember Frandsen moved that the contract be awarded to Mountainland Supply upon approval by a committee consisting of Cobb Johnson, Gary Sonntag, Vern Jones, Lyle Bauer, and Councilmember-Elect Steve Bringhurst. Motion seconded by Councilmember Jensen and carried.
4. BID OPENING - Dump Truck Bed With Hydraulics, Two Utility Beds With Hydraulic Tool
The following bid was received for the purchase of a one ton dump bed, two utility beds and one hydraulic tool.
H & K Truck Equipment, Salt Lake
Bid #1 Service Body W/Hydraulics (84" Cab) - $11,388
Bid #2 Dump Truck Body W/Hydraulics - 4,540
Bid #3 Service Body W/Hydraulics (60" Cab) - 4,085
Councilmember Nikas moved that a committee consisting of himself, Cobb Johnson, Paul Wheeler, Dick Perea, and Lyle Bauer, be appointed to review and award the bid. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
5. PBL BUSINESS CLUB (CEU) - Struck
6. 1ST WEST SEWERLINE PROJECT - Report On Costs
As directed at the last meeting, Gary Sonntag investigated the costs involved to complete the 1st West Sewerline Project and reported that it would be approximately $32,000 to contract the work. Mayor Colosimo stated that this project would be reviewed at the next budget session and that the Council will do what they can. Councilmember Jensen recommended that this project be placed on the priority list.
7. CASTLE VALLEY VETERINARY CLINIC - Request To Use Fire Station For Rabies Clinic
Councilmember Jensen moved that the Castle Valley Veterinary Clinic be authorized to use the Fire Station for a rabies clinic to be held Saturday, January 13, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Motion seconded by Councilmember Frandsen and carried.
8. CARBON WATER COMMITTEE - 1995 Assessment
Councilmember Nikas moved that the assessment fee in the amount of $10,000 be paid to the Carbon Water Committee for the year 1995. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
9. UTAH DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION - Contract For City Access Road
(East Price Interchange)
Mayor Colosimo presented an agreement with the Utah Department of Transportation for a city access road in the vicinity of the East Price Interchange. Mr. Sampinos has reviewed the agreement and everything is in order. Councilmember Jensen moved that the agreement be approved and that the Mayor and City Recorder be authorized to execute the documents. Motion seconded by Councilmember Nikas and carried.
10. CORTEC DESIGN SERVICE, AUTO VALUE/CREST CAFE RENOVATION, CASTLE
COUNTRY MARKETING, STAN THOMPSON - Conditional Use Permits (Change of Use and Signs)
Gary Sonntag reported that the following items were reviewed by the Planning and Zoning Commission for conditional use permits and they gave a favorable recommendation.
Cortec Design Service - 23 South Carbon Avenue, Sign, Conditional Use Permit
Auto Value/Crest Cafe Renovation - 601 East Main, Change of Use and Sign, Conditional Use Permit
Castle Country Marketing - 98 North 400 East, Change of Use and Sign, Conditional Use Permit
Stan Thompson - 79 East Main, Change of Use and Sign, Conditional Use Permit
Councilmember Nikas moved that Cortec Design Service, Auto Value and
Castle Country Marketing be approved for conditional use permits and that Stan Thompson be
approved contingent upon repair or replacement of the existing awning on the building.
Motion seconded by councilmember Wheeler and carried.
11. RESOLUTION #95-24 - L. Lamond Williams Appointment To PRWID
Mayor Colosimo presented Resolution #95-24, authorizing the appointment of L. Lamond Williams to serve as Price City's representative on the board of trustees of the Price River Water Improvement District for a period of two years. Councilmember Jensen moved that Resolution #95-24 be approved and that the Mayor and City Recorder be authorized to sign the resolution. Motion seconded by Councilmember Frandsen and carried.
12. RESOLUTION #95-26 - Utility Disconnect Procedures
Mayor Colosimo presented Resolution #95-26, setting forth a procedure for the collection of delinquent utility accounts. Councilmember Jensen moved that Resolution #95-26 be approved effective January 1, 1995, and that the Mayor and City Recorder be authorized to sign the resolution. Motion seconded by Councilmember Nikas and carried.
13. JESSIE ALEXANDER - Reclassification Approved
Mayor Colosimo recommended that Jessie Alexander be reclassified from temporary/full time to permanent/full time effective December 1, 1995. Councilmember Frandsen moved that the reclassification be approved. Motion seconded by Councilmember Jensen and carried.
14. CITY COUNCIL, PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION 1996 MEETING DATES
Mayor Colosimo presented the following schedule for City Council and Planning and Zoning Commission meetings for 1996. Councilmember Frandsen moved that the schedule be approved. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
Planning And Zoning Meetings Council Meetings
January 8 January 10
January 22 January 24
February 12 February 14
February 26 February 28
March 11 March 13
March 25 March 27
April 8 April 10
April 22 April 24
May 6 May 8
May 20 May 22
June 10 June 12
June 24 June 26
July 8 July 10
July 22 July 23
August 12 August 14
August 26 August 28
September 9 September 10
September 23 September 25
October 7 October 9
October 21 October 23
November 12 November 13
November 25 November 26
December 16 December 18
Planning and Zoning Commission meetings begin at 6:00 P.M. and are held on Mondays, except for November 12, which is a Tuesday. City Council meetings begin at 5:30 P.M. and are held on Wednesdays, except for July 23, September 10, and November 26, which are Tuesdays.
15. LYLE BAUER, GARY SONNTAG - Travel Approved
Mayor Colosimo presented the following travel requests and recommended approval.
Lyle Bauer - Sprinkling System Training, December 12-15, Salt Lake
Gary Sonntag - Utah City Engineers Workshop, January 24-26, St.
Councilmember Jensen moved that the travel be approved. Motion seconded by Councilmember Frandsen and carried.
16. RESOLUTION #95-25 - Policy To Conduct Testing For Drug and Alcohol
Vern Jones presented Resolution #95-25, adopting a policy for conducting pre-employment, reasonable suspicion, random, post accident, return-to-duty and follow-up testing for prohibited drug and alcohol use. Councilmember Nikas moved that Resolution #95-25 be approved and that the Mayor and City Recorder be authorized to sign the resolution. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
17. WORKCARE - Contract For Drug Screening Approved
Vern Jones presented a contract with Workcare to provide the services of drug screening and testing to implement the policy in Item #16. This testing is done at random at the worksite or at a convenient place set up to do the testing. Councilmember Nikas moved that the contract be approved subject to review by Mr. Sampinos, and that the City enter into a short term agreement with Workcare. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
18. COLTON SPRINGS - Permission To Establish A Drinking Water Source Protection Plan
Cobb Johnson requested that a committee be assigned to investigate a drinking water source protection plan that must be in place by 1997. Estimated cost for this is $4,200. An amount of $5,000 has been budgeted. Mayor Colosimo recommended that the committee consist of Councilmember-elect Piccolo, Cobb Johnson, Gary Sonntag, Paul Wheeler, and Councilmember Nikas. Councilmember Nikas moved that the committee be approved. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
19. PURCHASE OF FLOWERS FOR SPRING PLANTING
Councilmember Wheeler moved that flowers be purchased from Gordon Nursery in Huntington for spring planting. Motion seconded by Councilmember Frandsen and carried. Estimated cost is $2,400.
20. WATER EXPANSION PROJECT (TANK CONSTRUCTION) Build, Inc. - Partial
Payments #3, #4
Councilmember Jensen moved that verbal approval for partial payment #3
in the amount of $473,111.64 to Build, Inc., for water tank construction be ratified and
that a request for partial payment #4 in the amount of $293,923.26 be approved. Motion
seconded by Councilmember Frandsen and carried.
21. LIBRARY ADA REMODELING PROJECT - Permission To Advertise For Bids
Councilmember Wheeler moved that permission be given to advertise for bids for the ADA remodeling project for the library. Motion seconded by Councilmember Nikas and carried. It is anticipated that the project will start the later part of February, 1996.
22. DETENTION BASIN PROJECT - Agreement With Questar Pipeline Company
Gary Sonntag reported that the earth embankment of the storm water detention basin project will encroach onto the north side of the existing 60 foot wide Questar pipeline easement. The easement is on City property, and was granted by previous owners. In order for Questar to protect their interests in an existing easement for their gas pipeline and not to infringe upon their rights, it is necessary to enter into a license agreement with Questar. Mr. Sampinos and City staff have reviewed the license agreement and everything seems to be in order. Councilmember Nikas moved that the license agreement be approved and that the Mayor and City Recorder be authorized to execute the document. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
23. CALDER'S GAS AND GO - 100 West 100 North - Development Agreement and Street Improvements On 200 West
Gary Sonntag reported that construction of Calder's Gas and Go at 100 West 100 North was approved in 1991. They were required to install street improvements on 200 West. This was guaranteed through a Development Agreement and Letter of Credit. To date they have not started nor finished the improvements. He asked the owner, Mike Calder, to respond to the City Council in person or in writing to explain why they have not completed the work and why the City should not make a demand on the Letter of Credit. Mr. Calder sent a letter to him stating that he is pursuing this in a positive way and recently hired Barker and Associates of Wellington to complete the design. They are asking that they be granted an extension to July 31, 1996 to complete the project. Councilmember Nikas moved that the extension be approved. Motion seconded by Councilmember Jensen and carried.
24. MAIN STREET PROJECT - Permission To Request Acquisition of County
Property at 500 West 100 North
Gary Sonntag reported that a portion of the road included in the Main Street reconstruction project is on County property. He presented a plat map indicating where the property is. It would be in the best interest of the City is acquire this land. He requested permission to request acquisition from the County. Councilmember Nikas moved that Mr. Sonntag be authorized to contact the County to acquire this property, that he proceed to accept a deed form the County and that the deed be recorded subject to final approval by Mr. Sampinos. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler.
25. MAIN STREET PROJECT - Railroad Lease
Gary Sonntag stated that at the last meeting, he reported on a response received from the railroad regarding their property involved in the Main Street reconstruction project from 2nd West to the underpass. The railroad indicated that they expected compensation if the City desired to purchase the property. He and Mr. Sampinos have reviewed this so they were clear on the agreement and location of the road. It is their recommendation that the City continue to operate the road under the current lease for the present time and during the Main Street reconstruction project. A letter will be sent to the railroad discussing the City's desire and plans for the up-coming street project. He will request another lease agreement, as portions of reconstruction will go beyond boundaries of the present lease.
26. STREETS DEPARTMENT COLD MIX PURCHASE - Valley Asphalt, Inc.
Councilmember Nikas moved that permission be given to pay an invoice in the amount of $4,796.35 to Valley Asphalt, Inc., for cold mix purchased used by the Streets Dept. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
27. BUSINESS LICENSE APPLICATIONS
The following business license applications were received:
Lone Rider Jerky, Ellis Pierce Property, Steve Laude-Owner, Mobile Food Service (59) $50 Half Year Fee
Castle Country Marketing, 98 North 400 East, Douglas L. Lister-Owner, Marketing Business (73) $50 Half Year Fee
ISAT Center, 23 South Carbon Avenue #2, Edwin A.
Bingham-Director, Price Social Services (Treatment and Prevention of Child Abuse) $50 Half
Councilmember Frandsen moved that the businesses be approved. Motion seconded by Councilmember Jensen and carried.
28. CITY HISTORY - Update
Nick Sampinos reported that he talked to Ron Watt regarding City history. He is working on an agreement for Mr. Watt's services. Mr. Watt indicated that he would like an additional year to complete this project.
Councilmember Nikas moved that the meeting adjourn and that a meeting of the Redevelopment Agency convene. Motion seconded by Councilmember Jensen and carried.
Meeting adjourned at 6:30 p.m.
Reconvened at 6:33 p.m.
29. BUNNY FOX - Indoor Swimming Pool
Bunny Fox expressed her appreciation for the repairs that have been done to the indoor swimming pool. She has found it to be improved. She discussed a few areas that still need to be repaired. The temperature of the water is warmer, however the dressing rooms are still cold. The Council thanked Ms. Fox for her input.
Redevelopment Agency Minutes
Meeting adjourned at 7:08 p.m.