Minutes of the Price City Council Meeting

City Hall: Price, Utah

February 27, 2008 at 5:30 p.m.



Mayor Joe L. Piccolo                       Gary Sonntag, Public Works Director

Councilmembers:                             Aleck Shilaos, Police Chief

Rick Davis                                            John Daniels, Human Resource Director

Richard Tatton                                    Nick Sampinos, City Attorney

Kathy Hanna Smith                           Laurie Tryon, City Recorder

Jeanne McEvoy                                   Pat Larsen, Finance Director            

                                                                Nick Tatton, Community Director

Excused Absence: Councilmember Nielson and Customer Service Director, Bret Cammans

Others Present:  Madelayne and Dean Nyeffeler


Mayor Piccolo led the Pledge of Allegiance. Roll was called with the above Councilmembers and staff in attendance.

1.             COUNCILMEMBERS REPORT- The Mayor and Councilmembers presented an update on the activities and functions in which they have participated.


2.             PUBLIC HEARING-To Revise the Budget for Fiscal Year 2007-2008

                MOTION. Councilmember Tatton moved to open the public hearing at 5:49 p.m. to revise the budget for fiscal year 2007-2008. Motion seconded by Councilmember Davis and carried. No public input was received. MOTION. Councilmember Tatton moved to close the public hearing at 5:51 p.m. Motion seconded by Councilmember Hanna Smith and carried. MOTION. The public hearing was re-opened at 6:31 p.m. by Councilmember Tatton following discovery that the public notice for the public hearing specified 6:00 p.m.. Motion seconded by Councilmember Hanna-Smith. No public input was received. MOTION. Councilmember McEvoy moved to close the public hearing at 6:32 p.m. Motion seconded by Councilmember Davis and carried.


3.             VISIONARY SERVICE LEADER AWARD- Madalyne Nyeffeler

                Madalyne Nyeffeler received the Visionary Service Leader Award for February 2008



                Nick Tatton reported that the Planning and Zoning Commission gave the following recommendation for the application of a Conditional Use Permit:



                a.  The Mane Station- 435 S. Carbon Ave.-Carolyn Vasquez, Owner-Business and Sign-Final


MOTION. Councilmember Hanna-Smith moved to grant final approval on item a as recommended by the Planning and Zoning Commission. Motion seconded by Councilmember Tatton and carried.


CONSENT AGENDA - Councilmember Tatton moved to approve items #8 through #17 on the agenda with item #14 removed for discussion. Motion seconded by Councilmember McEvoy and carried.


5.             MINUTES

                January 4, 2008 City Council Workshop

                January 23, 2008 Information Session

                February 13, 2008 City Council Meeting

                February 13, 2008 Community Development and Renewal Agency Meeting

                February 13, 2008 Community Development Block Grant Public Hearing Meeting


6.             LIBRARY BOARDMEMBER- Approval of a New Library Boardmember: Dee Davis     


7.             I.S. DEPARTMENT REQUEST- Authorization to Purchase an Additional Network Firewall Protection Program


8.             UTILITY BILL OUTSOURCING-Ratified from February 13, 2008 City Council Meeting



9.             TRAVEL REQUEST-

                Debbie Worley-Victim Advocate Training-Moab- March 12-13, 2008

                Paul Bedont and Ron Stefanoff- Wildland/Light Rescue Truck-Lake Park, Florida- March 13-18, 2008

                Suda Merriman and Brianna Welch- Utah Recreation and Parks Association Conference-March 16-19, 2008-St. George, Utah


10.          RESOLUTION 2008-02- Authorization to Adopt Resolution 2008-02 Revising the Budget for Fiscal Year 2007-2008


11.          BASSO DINO-MINE PLAYGROUND- Bid Award Report- Area Lighting to Bodec Construction


12.          QUESTAR GAS AND QUESTAR PIPELINE- Authorization to Enter into an Agreement with Questar Gas and Questar Pipeline to Facilitate the Placement of the City’s Road Right of Way and Subsequent Construction of the Homestead Boulevard Loop Road Improvements Over the Existing Questar Gas Feeder Line 86 and Questar Pipeline Main Line 40 Gas Pipelines


13.          PROPERTY TAX- Authorization to Pay Verizon Wireless $2,984.63 for Refund of Property Tax


14.          BASSO DINO-MINE PLAYGROUND- Authorization for Price City to Transfer Funds from the Basso Dino-Mine Playground to the Capital Improvement Fund

            Councilmember Davis requested clarification that there were no possible claims against the Basso Dino-Mine Playground that would affect the transfer of the fund in question. John Daniels stated that he thought Price City would have no reason at this time to believe that a claim exists as it has been a year. The amount to transfer would be $93,775.88. MOTION. Councilmember Davis moved to approve the transfer of funds from the Basso Dino-Mine Playground to the Capital Improvement Fund. Motion seconded by Councilmember Hanna-Smith and carried.


15.          PRWID-Councilmember Tatton reported on the happenings of the last PRWID meeting.


16.          COMMUNITY PROGRESS-Update by Councilmember Hanna-Smith

·         Active members for Community Progress suggestions requested


17.          POWER BOARD- Councilmember Davis reported on the happenings of the Power Board


18.          INTERNATIONAL DAYS-Update by Councilmember Davis

·         Options are being discussed for an outdoor movie screen for next year

·         Next meeting dates: April 15, May 13, June 10, July 1 and 15th, 12 noon in Rm. 207



                a. Committee Review for Street Banners

                b. Curb, Gutter and Sidewalk Improvements on 2nd South

                c. Basso Dino-Mine Playground

                d. Economic Activity Building-Office Space


20.          EXECUTIVE SESSION-Struck


Meeting adjourned at 6:35 p.m. by Mayor Piccolo pursuant to the motion by Councilmember McEvoy        .




APPROVED                                                                                          ATTEST




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Joe L. Piccolo, Mayor                                                                         Laurie Tryon, City Recorder