Minutes of The Special Price City Council Meeting

City Hall: Price, Utah

March 9, 2004, 7:00 a.m.



Mayor Joe L. Piccolo

Councilmembers:                                                           Joanne Lessar, City Recorder

     Betty P. Wheeler                                                      Pat Larsen, Finance Director

     Richard Tatton                                                          Nick Tatton, Community Director

     Jeanne McEvoy                                                        Bret Cammans, IS Department Manager

     Joe Christman                                                          Aleck Shilaos, Chief of Police


Excused: Councilmember Stephen L. Denison


Others Present:

     Lisa Richens                                    Rick Shaw


 1.                BUDGET WORKSHOP - Capital Expenditures


            The Council met to review Capital Expenditures for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  Pat Larsen indicated that the Capital Expenditures Budget was out of balance by $2,500,000.  Gary Sonntag has already deleted approximately $1 million in items, most if which were in the Parks and Cemetery Departments.  Those items were restrooms, sheds, and a 3 bay garage.  She recommended that two new police cars be bought instead of leased.  It was also recommended that $75,000 be moved to FY 2005 for the ozone chemical system for the swimming pool.  The following items were removed from the proposed budget.


Small extended cab truck for Utility Dept. - $23,000

Remodel Police Dept. basement ceiling - $12,000 (this is a duplicate in the Bldg. Mtnce.


4 X 4 Pickup with Dump Bed for Streets - $95,000 (To be purchased through Class C Road  Funds)

Two drop-in sanders for Bob-Tails for Streets - $25,000 (To be purchased through                              Class C Road Funds)

Skid Street Loader for Public Improvements - $37,000 (To be purchased through Class C Road Funds)

Volleyball Court at South Park - $2,000

Water Truck for Parks Dept. - $20,000

4 X 4 pickup with Dump Bed for Irrigation Dept. - $15,000

Swimming Pool Deck Lighting - $10,000

Swimming Pool Boiler Payments moved forward two years

Shop Department - Car Port -$5,000; Welder/Compressor Unit -$17,000; Truck- $38,000


The next budget workshop for personnel was scheduled for Tuesday, March 16, 2004, at 7:00 a.m.


Meeting adjourned at 8:53 a.m.







ATTEST:                                                         Joe L. Piccolo, Mayor





Joanne Lessar, City Recorder