Minutes of The Special Price City Council Meeting

City Hall: Price, Utah

January 30, 2004, 12:00 Noon



Mayor Joe L. Piccolo                                          Pat Larsen, Finance Director

Councilmembers:                                               Nick Sampinos, City Attorney

     Betty P. Wheeler                                          Gary Sonntag, Public Works Director/City Engineer

     Stephen L. Denison                                       Keith Wight, Human Resource Director

     Richard Tatton                                              Nick Tatton, Community Director

     Jeanne McEvoy

     Joe Christman


Excused: Joanne Lessar, City Recorder                                      


Others Present:

     Rick Shaw                            Joyce Daniels                            Art Daniels                    Shari Madrid


 1.        SHARI MADRID - Appointment As City Treasurer For 2004-2005 - Approved


Mayor Piccolo recommended that Shari Madrid be appointed as City Treasurer for 2004-2005.  MOTION.  Councilmember Wheeler moved that the appointment be approved.  Motion seconded by Councilmember Denison and carried.


 2.        STAFF ASSIGNMENTS, BOARD ASSIGNMENTS FOR 2004-2005 - Approved


Mayor Piccolo recommended the following staff and board assignments for 2004-2005.  MOTION.  Councilmember Denison moved that the assignments be approved.  Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.


City Staff

Pat Larsen, Finance Director                   Max Morgan, City Physician

Shari Madrid, City Treasurer                    Harold Valdez, Street/Maintenance Supervisor

Gary Sonntag, PWD/City Engineer          Tom Richardson, Fleet/Shop Supervisor

Nick Tatton, Community Director Francis Duzenack, Building Inspector, P&Z Administrator

Aleck Shilaos, Chief of Police                 Joanne Lessar, City Recorder

Kent Boyack, Fire Chief              Sam White, Public Utilities Supervisor (Water/Sewer)

Nick Sampinos, City Attorney                 Norma Procarione, Librarian

Fermin Guiterrez, Building Supervisor      Tamara Gray, Aquatics Supervisor            

Keith Wight, Human Resource Director    Lyle Bauer, Cemetery Supervisor/Sexton

Suda Merriman, Parks/Recreation Supervisor                  


Civic Appointments                                     

Gary Sonntag  -  Allred Ditch Company, Pioneer Ditch #1 and #2, Price Water Co. (Price Canal),

 Price River Water Users Association (Scofield Reservoir) Joint  Highway

 Committee, Emergency Planning

Nick Tatton       - UAMPS, WAPA, IPA, Economic Development, Council On Aging,  BTAC,

  RC&D, Property, Irrigation Water


Board of Adjustments

Guido Rachiele (Chair), Albert Passic, Marie Fausett, Helen O. Smith, David Paur


Planning and Zoning Commission

John Angotti (Chair), Alfred Richens, Frankie Sacco, Gary Lyons, Larry Bruno, Penny Sampinos, Jeanne McEvoy (Council)


Library Board

Lea Cotter (Chair), Jim Thompson,  Christine Wood, Norma Townsend, Christopher J. Colt, Sherril Burge, Janet Sparks, Richard Tatton (Council), Jennifer Bedont (Youth City Council)


 3.         TERASINA COMPAGNI - Request To Waive Street Opening and Sewer Connection - Denied


Mayor Piccolo reported that Terasina Compagni has requested that the costs to open a street and connect to the city sewer system be waived.  Ms. Compagni inherited the property when her grandmother passed away in April, 2001.  MOTION.  As this would be considered a new connection, Councilmember Denison moved that the request be denied.  Motion seconded by

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Councilmember Tatton and carried.


MOTION.  Councilmember Tatton moved that the meeting adjourn and that an Executive Session be convened for the purpose of discussing property.  Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.


Meeting adjourned at 12:16 p.m.


 4.        EXECUTIVE SESSION - Property Discussion


MOTION.  Councilmember Tatton moved that the Executive Session adjourn and that the Council Meeting reconvene.  Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.


Meeting reconvened at 12:33 p.m.


 5.        LEAUTAUD PROPERTY - Earnest Money Agreement


MOTION.  Councilmember Tatton moved that Mayor Piccolo, Nick Tatton and Nick Sampinos be authorized to continuing negotiating and possibly issue an Earnest Money agreement with Jack Leautaud for the easements on the East Price Electric Distribution System contingent upon completion of the agreement with Utah Power & Light Company.  Motion seconded by Councilmember Christman and carried.


Meeting adjourned at 12:38 p.m.







ATTEST:                                                           Joe L. Piccolo, Mayor





Joanne Lessar, City Recorder