Minutes of The Price City Council Meeting
City Hall: Price, Utah
March 23, 2005, 5:30 p.m.
Mayor Joe L. Piccolo Joanne Lessar, City Recorder
Councilmembers: Nick Sampinos, City Attorney
Betty P. Wheeler Gary Sonntag, Public Works Director/City Engineer
Stephen L. Denison Nick Tatton, Community Director
Richard Tatton Bret Cammans, Communications Director
Jeanne McEvoy Kevin Drolc, Police Captain
Excused: Pat Larsen, Finance Director
John Daniels, Human Resource Director
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.
2. PUBLIC HEARING - Relocation of Police Department To Citizens Service Building
MOTION. Councilmember Denison moved that a Public Hearing be held to receive comments on the proposed relocation of the Police Department to the Citizens Service Building. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried. Mayor Piccolo opened the Public Hearing at 6:04 p.m. MOTION. There being no public comments, Councilmember Denison moved that the Public Hearing close. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried. Public Hearing closed at 6:05 p.m.
3 . VISIONARY SERVICE LEADER AWARD - Pam Juliano
Mayor Piccolo presented the Visionary Service Leader Award for March to Pam Juliano. Pam has demonstrated many capacities for community involvement beyond the scope of her primary duties at the United Way.
4. CARBON COUNTY JULY 4TH FIREWORKS DISPLAY - Contribution Approved
MOTION. Councilmember Wheeler moved that $600.00 be contributed to Carbon County for the July 4, 2005 fireworks display. Motion seconded by Councilmember McEvoy and carried.
5. GRADUATION SPECTACULAR - Contribution Approved
MOTION. Councilmember Denison moved that $500.00 be contributed towards Graduation Spectacular 2005. Motion seconded by Councilmember Tatton and carried.
6. WILLIS WORKS, RUGRATS CARPET CLEANING - 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.
Willis Works - 941 Wadleigh Lane, Terry Willis-Owner (Art, Paintings, Woodcarving)
Rugrats Carpet Cleaning - 584 North Windsor Road, Bruce Childs-Owner
MOTION. Councilmember McEvoy moved that the above businesses be approved upon the purchase of a business license. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
7. TACO EXPRESS - Struck
March 23, 2005
8. FINISH LINE PROMOTIONS, AUTO ALLEY, UTAH HIGHWAY PATROL 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.
Finish Line Promotions (Ken Kirkwood) - 4 X 4 banner signs with T posts (motocross advertising) Auto Alley (Terry and Fred Jones) - 150 North Carbonville Road - Business and Sign (Used Car Lot) - Contingent upon receipt of a State dealership license, fire inspection, bonding, and a 12 car limit.
Utah Highway Patrol Building - 1365 South Carbon Avenue - Preliminary and Final - Contingent upon installation of a sampling manhole per Price River Water Improvement District specifications and payment of the Conditional Use Permit fee.
MOTION. Councilmember McEvoy moved that the requests be approved per the above contingencies and that Conditional Use Permits be issued. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
CONSENT ITEMS -. MOTION. Councilmember Denison moved that Items #9 through #16 be approved. Motion seconded by Councilmember McEvoy and carried.
9. MINUTES - March 9, 2005
10. NICK TATTON, GARY SONNTAG - Travel Approved
Nick Tatton - Nick Tatton, IEDC Training, September 22, 23, 2005, Chicago, Illinois
Gary Sonntag - ADA Compliance Workshop, April 26, 2005, St. George, Utah;
Joint Highway Committee Meeting, April 27, 2005, St. George, Utah
11. JAMES BANASKY INSURANCE (6 WEST MAIN STREET) - Reimbursement Of $2,000 For Public Alleyway Improvements (Rebuilding Subsurface, Drainage, New Surfacing) Under EASY Program Contingent Upon Payment of Application Fee Of $200
12. WATER TREATMENT PLANT EQUIPMENT - Permission To Purchase
Updated HMI Control Screen for Scada System (est. $3,700)
Floc Basin Paddle Motor Drive Unit with speed reducer, motor, adapter and electronic controller
Spring Water Chlorine Analyzer, (est. $2,940)
Electronic Water Meter for Price/PRWID exchange box (est. $2,320)
13. DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENTS - Approval and Release
a. Loveless Ash Company - Lot 2, Phase I - Commercial Project
b. Loveless Ash Company - Lot 2, Phase II - Commercial Project
c. Elk Ridge - Phase II - Residential Project
d. Hansen Medical Clinic -Final Release
14. WATER DEPLETION AND RECOVERY STUDY - Hansen, Allen & Luce, Inc - Partial Payment In The Amount of $6,404.69
15. BASEBALL USER AGREEMENT - Authorization To Prepare Draft
Agreements with the various baseball association leagues to clarify and define City properties and the use of said properties and what the City expects of the users and the user=s responsibilities. This agreement would help preserve and maintain a level of quality expected by both parties.
16. NEW HIRE - Dalray Bradley, Water/Sewer Department, Operator I, Perm/FT
17. BUSINESS AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE CENTER AGREEMENT - Clarification of Financial Arrangement And Authority For Funds
Nick Sampinos reported that the boardmembers of the Business and Technical Assistance Center
March 23, 2005
would like the City to pass a resolution clarifying the status of funds should the BTAC dissolve. He recommended an agreement rather than a resolution. The agreement will include details of the financial arrangement indicating that in the event the BTAC should dissolve, that any remaining funds will be reverted back to the City. The agreement will be signed by both the Mayor and BTAC Boardmembers. MOTION. Councilmember Tatton moved that Mr. Sampinos be authorized to prepare the agreement and that the item be placed un Unfinished Business. Motion seconded by Councilmember Denison and carried.
18 PRICE RIVER WATER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT - Update
Councilmember Wheeler reported that she attended a workshop in St. George on behalf of the Price River Water Improvement District. One of the items of interest pertained to ground water and the process of turning it into drinking water. The Jordan Valley Water District has spent a lot of time and money on this issue. She also learned about snowfall and what to expect in the future. She noted that there is not as much snow in the Scofield area as everyone would have liked.
19. PEDESTRAIN SAFETY - Struck From Unfinished Business
Gary Sonntag reported that Pedestrian Safety is no longer an item that needs to remain on Unfinished Business. Funding for this is through the Utah Department of Transportation, plus the Active Re-Entry group is also working on this issue. MOTION. Councilmember Denison moved that Pedestrian Safety be struck from Unfinished Business. Motion seconded by Councilmember McEvoy and carried.
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 6:28 p.m.
Reconvened at 6:33 p.m.
Meeting adjourned at 7:03 p.m.
ATTEST: Joe L. Piccolo, Chairman
Joanne Lessar, City Recorder