Minutes of The Price City Council
City Hall: Price, Utah
January 26, 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
Karl Kraync P. Hampton McArthur Carol McArthur Les Bowen
Mayor Piccolo led the Pledge of Allegiance. Roll was called with the above members present.
Mayor Piccolo announced that 37 U.S. Marines were killed in the war in Iraq today. They were killed defending what they believed in, which is the process of freedom.
1. COUNCILMEMBERS REPORT - Update
The Mayor and Councilmembers presented an update on the activities they administer.
MOTION. Councilmember Tatton moved that the meeting adjourn and that a meeting of the Redevelopment Agency convene. Motion seconded by Councilmember Denison and carried.
Meeting adjourned at 5:45 p.m.
Reconvened at 5:48 p.m.
2. VISIONARY SERVICE LEADER AWARD - Karl Kraync
Mayor Piccolo presented the Visionary Service Leader award for the month of January to Mr. Karl Kraync. Mr. Kraync has been high involved in the community and in the start-up, development, and expansion of many area businesses.
3. CONTRACT CONSTRUCTION SERVICES, INC. - Home Occupied Business Approved
Councilmember McEvoy reported that the Planning and Zoning Commission gave a favorable recommendation to the request of Chris Jensen to operate Contract Construction Services from his home located at 320 South 700 West. MOTION. Councilmember McEvoy moved that the business be approved upon the purchase of a business license. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
4. LEARNING SKILLS FOR LIFE, WESTWOOD BOULEVARD/HOSPITAL DRIVE INTERSECTION - 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
Learning Skills For Life - 375 South Carbon Avenue, Suite 101 - Business
Westwood Boulevard/Hospital Drive Intersection - 800 Westwood Boulevard - Excavation and Fill Work
MOTION. Councilmember McEvoy moved that the requests be approved and that Conditional Use Permits be issued. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
5. P. HAMPTON MCARTHUR CLAIM FOR DAMAGES - Update
John Daniels reported that as directed in the Council Meeting of January 12, 2005, he, Gary Sonntag, Sam White, and Billy Wardle, reviewed the incident involving the sewer back-up that occurred at the McArthur residence. Before a decision is reached, he would like the Mayor, Council and City Attorney to review the report. Mr. McArthur, who was present, agreed to wait until the next meeting. It was recommended that Mr. McArthur also receive a copy of the report.
January 26, 2005
CONSENT ITEMS. MOTION. Councilmember Tatton moved that Items #6 through #11 be approved. Motion seconded by Councilmember Aguayo and carried.
6. MINUTES - January 12, 2005
7. TAMARA GRAY, JOHN PROCARIONE - Travel Approved
Tamara Gray - National Aquatic Management School and National Aquatic Conference, March 1-6, 2005, Las Vegas, Nevada
John Procarione - APWA Construction Inspector Training, February 9-11, 2005, North Salt Lake City, Utah
8. TOY ATWOOD BASEBALL COMPLEX IMPROVEMENT PROJECT (LITTLE LEAGUE FIELD) - Authorization To Purchase Items
9. SWIMMING POOL OZONE EQUIPMENT - CEM Sales & Service - Final Payment For $5,000
10. WATER-SEWER OPERATOR I - Permission To Advertise For Position
11. BOB WHITTEN - Acceptance of Resignation and Permission To Advertise For Replacement -
12. PRICE RIVER WATER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT - Update
Councilmember Wheeler reported that at the last meeting of the Price River Water Improvement District, Wellington City indicated that they will have their past sewer and water bill paid within the next 18 months.
MOTION. Councilmember Denison moved that the meeting adjourn and that an Executive Session be held. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
Meeting adjourned at 6:10 p.m.
13. EXECUTIVE SESSION - Overpayment of Franchise Taxes
Meeting reconvened at 6:27 p.m.
14. OVERPAYMENT OF FRANCHISE TAX - Tabled
MOTION. Councilmember Denison moved that Mr. Sampinos be directed to draft a letter to Utah Power & Light Co. to be further reviewed by the Council regarding the overpayment of franchise taxes. Motion seconded by Councilmember Tatton and carried.
Meeting adjourned at 6:28 p.m.
ATTEST: Joe L. Piccolo, Mayor
Joanne Lessar, City Recorder