Minutes of The Price City Council Meeting
City Hall: Price, Utah
January 12, 2005, 5:30 p.m.
Mayor Joe L. Piccolo Joanne Lessar, City Recorder
Councilmembers: Pat Larsen, Finance Director
Betty P. Wheeler Nick Sampinos, City Attorney
Stephen L. Denison Gary Sonntag, Public Works Director/City Engineer
Richard Tatton Nick Tatton, Community Director
Jeanne McEvoy John Daniels, Human Resource Director
Mae Aguayo Bret Cammans, Communications Director
Aleck Shilaos, Chief of Police
P. Hampton McArthur Carol McArthur Rita Alderson Les Bowen
Janice D=Ambrosio Thomas M. McCrary Greg Marsing Fred Noyes
Mayor Piccolo led the Pledge of Allegiance. Roll was called with the above members present.
1. COUNCILMEMBERS REPORT - Update
The Mayor and Councilmembers presented an update on the activities they administer. Councilmember Tatton and Mayor Piccolo presented their disclosure statements.
2. P. HAMPTON MCARTHUR - Claim For Damages - Tabled
P. Hampton McArthur, 225 South 500 West, reported that a sewer back-up occurred at his home on November 9, 2004. He submitted a claim to the City=s insurance company and was denied. He requested that the Council review the claim for payment. Fred Noyes, A-2 Plumbing, who responded to the sewer backup was present and explained that he could not clear the line. He called the City=s sewer department personnel and they gave him permission to open the street. He found that the City=s main lateral line had sunk causing the line to break and leak sewer into the ground area. City crews provided him with the necessary couplings and he reconnected the sewer lines. MOTION. Councilmember Tatton moved that the item be tabled and that it be reviewed further with the Sewer Department. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
3. SMUIN, RICH & MARSING - Audit Report For FY2003/04 and Final Payment
Greg Marsing, representing Smuin, Rich & Marsing, presented the City=s annual audit for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2004. He reviewed the exhibits in the packet of information pertaining to expenditures and revenues, liabilities, Fixed Assets, fund balances at the beginning and end of the year, the Financial Statement, and the Enterprise and Fiduciary Fund. It is the opinion of the auditor that the accounting practices and the financial position of Price Municipal Corporation are in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. Price City is one of the few entities that have implemented GASB34. He complimented the City for doing this. Mayor Piccolo thanked Mr. Marsing for his report and thanked Pat Larsen and her department for their professionalism.
Pat Larsen presented a request for a final payment in the amount of $2,800 submitted by Smuin, Rich & Marsing for the Annual Audit. MOTION. Councilmember Tatton moved that the audit report be accepted and that the final payment in the above amount be approved. Motion seconded by Councilmember Denison and carried.
4. SHIPLEY=S SHIP SHAPE SERVICE, YOUR GIFT LADY.COM, E & L VENDING - Home Occupied Businesses Approved
Councilmember McEvoy reported that the Planning and Zoning Commission gave a favorable
recommendation to the following requests for home occupied businesses.
Shipley=s Ship Shape Service - 1680 East 300 South D-203, David Shipley-Owner
Your Gift Lady.Com - 442 North 100 East, Mary Margaret Vansickle-Owner
E & L Vending - 263 North Carbon Avenue, Erick Erickson-Owner
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MOTION. Councilmember McEvoy moved that the businesses be approved upon the purchase of a business license. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
5. MRS. GUPPY=S FABRICS & CRAFTS, SUNDANCE RECOVERY SERVICES, SOUTHWEST PLUMBING SUPPLY, ANDERSON OFFICE BUILDING - Conditional Use Permits Approved
Councilmember McEvoy reported that the Planning and Zoning Commission gave a favorable recommendation to the following requests for conditional use permits per the stated contingencies.
Mrs. Guppy=s Fabrics & Crafts - 15 South Carbon Avenue - Sign
Sundance Recovery Services - 59 East 100 North - Business and Sign
Southwest Plumbing Supply - 115 South 100 West - Pipe Storage and Sign (contingent upon installation of curb and gutter and street improvements on both 100 West and Carbon Avenue).
Anderson Office Building - 49 North 500 East - Preliminary and Final
MOTION. Councilmember McEvoy moved that the requests be approved and that Conditional Use Permits be issued per the above contingencies. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
6. SILVAGNI BUILDING REMODEL - Conditional Use Permit Approved
Councilmember McEvoy reported that the Planning and Zoning Commission gave a favorable recommendation to remodel the Silvagni Building located at 6 East Main to accommodate their new tenants, Discovery Phone Center, contingent upon employees using public parking lots and not parking on Main Street. Tony Basso, owner of the building, is going to purchase additional property behind the Newhouse Hotel for 10 additional parking spaces. MOTION. Councilmember McEvoy moved that the request be approved and that a Conditional Use Permit be issued per the above contingency. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
CONSENT ITEMS. MOTION. Councilmember Denison moved that Items #7 through #27be approved. Motion seconded by Councilmember McEvoy and carried.
7. MINUTES - December 15, 2004, January 6, 2005
8. CEU INSIGNIA ON WOOD HILL - Permission To Use City Property
9. PINNACLE CANYON ACADEMY MARDI GRAS - Local Consent For Temporary
Liquor Permit (Groggs) - Ratification
10. SPORTSMEN FOR FISH AND WILDLIFE BANQUET - Local Consent For Temporary Beer License
11. 2005 FLAG DAY SCHEDULE
Tuesday, January 4th - Statehood Day Monday, January 17, Civil Rights Day
Monday, February 21st - Presidents Day Thursday, March 17th - St. Patricks Day
Saturday, May 21st - Armed Forces Day Monday, May 30th, Memorial Day
Tuesday, June 14th - Flag Day Monday, July 4th - Independence Day
Sunday, July 24th - Pioneer Day Monday, July 25th - 31st - International Days
Monday, September 5th - Labor Day Monday, October 10th - Columbus Day
Friday, November 11th - Veterans Day
12. BILL BARNES, SCOTT OLSEN, SHAUNA FASSETT, SAM WHITE - Travel Approved
Bill Barnes - Response To The Mentally Ill Training, February 22-24, Cedar City, Utah
Scott Olsen - Child & Family Maltreatment, January 24-28, San Diego, California
Shauna Fassett - Annual TAC Conference, May 24, 25, Layton, Utah
Sam White - Rural Water Association of Utah, March 2-4, St. George, Utah
13. TOY ATWOOD BASEBALL COMPLEX IMPROVEMENT PROJECT (LITTLE LEAGUE FIELD) - Contribution of Price City Staff and Resources For In-Kind Assistance
14. PRICE-WELLINGTON CONTROL BOARD - Easement Agreement For Underground Electrical Lines
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15. EASY PROGRAM REIMBURSEMENT - Reimbursement For $2,000 For Property Improvements For Allstate Insurance (Van Mays)
16. RESOLUTION #2005-01 - Revision of Electric Rate Schedule
17. EAST PRICE UTILITY CUSTOMERS - Permission To Include Letter In Utility Bills Regarding Takeover of Electrical System
18. IS DEPARTMENT - On Line Training Courses
19. NELSON LANE STREET LIGHTING - Repairs Made To Existing Lights and Recommendation For A New Street Light
20. WATER DEPLETION & RECOVERY STUDY, IS-2005 - Hansen, Allen & Luce, Inc. - Partial Payment In Amount of $22,945.37
21. HOMESTEAD BLVD. LOOP DESIGN, UDOT STOP-LCO(7) - Local Government Contract - Sunrise Engineering, Inc. (Engineering Fee of $127,706.61)
22. HAROLD VALDEZ - Acceptance of Termination and Permission To Fill Vacancy
23. FUND TRANSFERS APPROVED
$164,330 - from General Fund to Library
$15,000 - from Redevelopment Agency to General Fund
$10,000 - from East Price RDA to General Fund
$152,525 - from Water Fund to General Fund
$484,450 - from Electric Fund to General Fund
$105, 250 - from General Fund to Swimming Pool Fund
$28,335 - from General Fund to Drug Task Force Fund
$5,200 - from general Fund to Central School Building Fund
$67,957 - From General Fund to Capital projects
$8,816 - From Main Street Improvements to General Fund
$1,557 - from CDBG to General Fund
24. RESOLUTION #2005-02 - Amendment To Resolution #2004-21 (Utility Assistance Program)
25. FORMATION OF A PRICE CITY SAFETY COMMITTEE APPROVED
26. FORMATION OF A PRICE CITY WELLNESS COUNCIL APPROVED
27. RESOLUTION #2005-03 - Amending Price City Policies and Procedures
28. SCOTT NELSON - Acceptance of Termination and Permission To Fill Vacancy - Struck
29. PRICE CITY CITIZENS SERVICE PROPERTY (BLM) - Eaton Architectural Services Contract
Gary Sonntag reported that architectural services are needed for remodeling and upgrading the existing building(s) and yard area at the ACitizens= Service@ property, the old BLM building. As there is only $300,000 available for this project, he is going to focus on the main building and the area around the main building. How far he is able to proceed will depend on construction costs. Eaton Architecture was selected to design this project at a cost of $25,000. MOTION. Councilmember Denison moved that the contract with Eaton Architects be approved and that the Mayor and City Recorder be authorized to execute the documents. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
30. PRICE RIVER WATER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT - Update
Councilmember Wheeler reported that the Price River Water Improvement District supports the extension of the Downtown Redevelopment Project, but that they do not want to put any money into it.
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MOTION. Councilmember Denison moved that the meeting adjourn and that a meeting of the
Redevelopment Agency convene. Motion seconded by Councilmember Tatton and carried.
Meeting adjourned at 6:44 p.m.
Reconvened at 6:50 p.m.
Meeting adjourned at 7:09 p.m.
ATTEST: Joe L. Piccolo, Mayor
Joanne Lessar, City Recorder