Minutes of the
City Hall: Price,
April 9, 2008 at 5:30 p.m.
Councilmembers: Aleck Shilaos, Police Chief
Jeff Nielson Nick Tatton, Community Director
Jeanne McEvoy Laurie Tryon, City Recorder
Kathy Hanna-Smith John Daniels, Human Resource Director
Excused Absence: Bret Cammans, Customer Service Director
Present: Joyce Pierce, Boyd Marsing, Mikelle Dickson,
Jacob Martin, Anne and Mark Mackiewicz, Josh Erramouspe, Lisa Richens, Ashley
Richens, C.J. McManus,
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. D.A.R.E ESSAY WINNERS 2008- Fifth Grade Students from Area Elementary Schools
Tracy Allred, Shane Henrie and
3. WIND TURBINE-NET METERING- Tom Niederhauser
Niederhauser will be installing a wind turbine at his home which is located in
the County. He stated that he has received approval and a building permit for
the installation from
Construction to replace approximately: 1,340 feet of 8 inch PVC water main, 38 water service
Connections and 690 feet of copper water service pipe; 1,920 feet of 8 inch PVC sewer main, 32
sewer service connections and 460 feet of 4 inch sewer service pipe. Engineers estimate is:
Schedule 1: $264,685.00; Schedule 2: $38,760.00. Budget is: $290,000.00.
Bids were received from the following:
Schedule I Schedule II
Nephi Sandstone $234,490.00 $46,125.00
J & B Excavating Inc. $301,500.00 $53,450.00
R.A. McKell Constructors $307,782.00 $54,127.00
Tony Brotherson Excavating Inc. $258,847.11 41,526.70
MOTION. Councilmember Davis moved
to establish a committee to include Gary Sonntag,
Construction of playground, batting cage, sand volleyball court and light fixtures, that includes excavation, concrete work, fencing and tree removal. Engineers estimate is: $124,954.00; Alternate Items: $11,100.00. Budget is: $131,322.00.
Bids were received. MOTION.
Councilmember Tatton moved to place the item on unfinished business and to
direct Gary Sonntag to contact the State of
6. RELAY FOR LIFE- Parking Lot Use Request- Jane Berneche
The Carbon-Emery Board of Realtors is sponsoring a team for Relay-For-Life for the American Cancer Society. One of the fundraisers involves a yard sale on May 17, 2008 and the group would like to use the parking lot west of the Price City Fire Station and Museum from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. They will provide the set up and clean up for the activity. MOTION. Councilmember Tatton moved to approve the requested parking lot use for the Carbon-Emery Board of Realtors providing they inform the museum of the activity and coordinate the arrangements with the Price City Fire Chief. Motion seconded by Councilmember Davis and carried.
Stephanie Cha presented an update on the Carbon County Youth Miniature Golf project. The group has met with the Carbon County Recreation and Transportation Special Service District (SSD) which approved funding in the amount of $150,000 contingent upon receipt of additional CIB funding. Mayor Piccolo has spoken to the CIB but stated that funding could not occur this year. Councilmember Davis is concerned about the maintenance and operation of the project after the course is open. Mayor Piccolo stated that much of the maintenance and operation would be offset through the wave pool. Anne Mackowitz stated that she would like to have the project move along and needs the City’s support. Mayor Piccolo stated that a study on the project which has been authorized to be done this summer will include the cost of maintenance and operation. Mrs. Mackowitz asked the Council if the SSD would earmark the money for the project even if the project is not completed in the budgeted year. Mayor Piccolo stated that unless the project is abandoned, the money should be available. He suggested checking with the SSD for further information. Councilmember McEvoy suggested that the youth group begin fundraisers to raise the some of the funding needed for the project. Mayor Piccolo offered to assist the group in their fundraising efforts to get the project off the ground.
8. TENATIVE BUDGET 2008-2009- Discussion by Mayor Piccolo
The tentative budget project list was given to each Councilmember to review for the April 23, 2008 City Council meeting. The budget will need to be adopted at the first Council meeting in May of 2008.
9. HEALTH AND WELFARE BENFITS PORTFOLIO- Authorization to Adopt a Health and Welfare Benefits Portfolio for 2008-2009
West Benefit Solutions would provide more than an annual plan for
Each department within Public Works has put forth an effort to develop mission, vision and value
statements into: 1) what the department hopes to accomplish; 2) employee motivation and 3)
customer service. Public works employees hope to assure the delivery of vital services, meeting
expectations of a progressive community and achieving results through caring and commitment.
The statements will be added to the city website and in view of all employees as reminders.
CONSENT AGENDA-Councilmember Nielson moved to approve items #14 through #30 on the
agenda. Motion seconded by Councilmember Hanna-Smith and carried.
April 4, 2008- Workshop
CLOSURE- Authorization to
WAIVER- Authorization to Waive the Demolition Fee for the
CONSENT BEER LICENSE- Authorization to Approve a Single Event Permit for the
Sportsman for Fish & Wildlife Organization Event to be Held at the
17. INTERNATIONAL DAYS- Authorization to Approve the Purchase of a Movie Screen with Supplies for International Days Events
18. SIEMENS CO.- LETTER OF INTENT- Authorization to Enter into an Agreement with Siemens to Provide an In-depth Energy Efficiency Audit of City Operations and Facilities Leading to a Self-funding Efficiency Upgrade Project.
INSPECTOR- Authorization to
21. PERMANENT COMMUNITY IMPACT BOARD FUND- The Contract Time Has Been Extended on the Recreation Improvements #06-1928 and Storage Carport Improvements #06-1931. Original Termination Date: March 31, 2008. Amended Date: December 31, 2008.
The contract time has been extended on the recreation improvements #06-1928 and storage carport
improvements #06-1931; Original termination date: March 31, 2008; Amended termination date: December 31, 2008.
LINE RELOCATION- Authorization for Final Payment of $20,162.00 to Nelco
Contractors, Inc. for Project No. 2C-2008 for the
Nelco Contractors has completed all of the required
work on the
relocation. No change orders. The application for final payment is $20,162.00.
23. TRAILHEAD(S) PROJECT- Authorization for Final Payment of $4,877.95 to B. Hansen Construction Inc. for Completion of Required Work on the Trailhead Project at the Atwood Complex (Equestrian, Mountain Bicycle and ATV). B. Hansen Construction has completed all of the required work on the Trailhead(s) project (Atwood Complex: Equestrian, Mountain Bicycle, and ATV). A change order is necessary to adjust for As-Built quantities in the amount of $1,842.46 increasing the contract to $36,711.46. The final payment is $4,877.95.
Authorization to Approve a Memorandum of Understanding Between
In 2004 the City received a grant in the amount of $54,000, to complete a water depletion &
recovery study. That study has been completed. The amount expended is $27,940.09, leaving an
unexpended balance of $26,059.91 plus interest totaling $30,041.54. The Water Quality Board
will allow the City to utilize the remaining funds for a sewer related project. Staff would like to
submit for and initiate a project to create a sewer master plan. A consultant will be hired to assist
in the work.
26. UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD AGREEMENT FOR SERVICES- Authorization for Price City to Sign an Agreement with Union Pacific Railroad for a Railroad Flagger to be Present at the Colton Bridge Waterline Replacement Project-7C-2007
Union Pacific Railroad is requiring that anytime under the current project, to replace the waterline, that a railroad flagger be present when there is work activity. The City would be responsible for the charges rendered as a result of said services. The City would submit said expenditures to the UDOT for reimbursement, under its Agreement between the City and the UDOT.
27. TRAVEL REQUEST-
Madrid-Utah Municipal Treasurers Conference, April 30-May 2, 2008-
Nick Tatton- Economic Development Financing- May 28, 2008- SLC
Scott Olsen, Terry Jones and Josh Swank-
28. PRWID- Councilmember Tatton reported on the happenings of the last PRWID meeting.
29. COMMUNITY PROGRESS- Update by Councilmember Hanna-Smith
· New member- Rose Howa
additional lighting for the
· Three groups of people will adopt the area around the High School for cleaning
30. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
a. Committee Review for Street Banners
b. Curb, Gutter and Sidewalk Improvements on 2nd South
c. Basso Dino-Mine Playground- Yard lighting will begin soon
d. Economic Activity Building-Office Space
e. Property Purchase Discussion
31. NEW BUSINESS-
Chief Shilaos will be renewing grants for the Victim Advocate and Metro Drug Task Force
Works- Owner, Fuzzy Nance would like to use the
midnight. He would like the City to waive the fee for the auditorium. The City Council would like
Mr. Nance to make application and pay the fees now and the City will donate the same amount to
the event. The item will be placed on the April 23, 2008 agenda for ratification.
Meeting adjourned at 8:05 p.m. by Mayor Piccolo pursuant to the motion by Councilmember McEvoy.