Minutes of the
City Hall: Price,
April 23, 2008 at 5:30 p.m.
Councilmembers: Kevin Drolc, Police Captain
Jeff Nielson Nick Tatton, Community Director
Jeanne McEvoy Laurie Tryon, City Recorder
Excused Absence: John Daniels, Human Resource Director, Aleck Shilaos, Police Chief and Bret Cammans, Customer Service Director
Others Present: John Gurule, Connor Jensen, Kelly Vansickle, Gary Blake, Ronald Johnson, Bob Peirce, Matt Rentschler, Wade and Peggy Williams, Kobi Marchello, Travis Hansen and Victor Hansen
Connor Jensen, Boy Scout Troop #283 led the Pledge of Allegiance. Roll was called with the above Councilmembers and staff in attendance.
1. PUBLIC COMMENT- Ronald Johnson, residing near 500 S. 100 E stated that he is having problems with vehicles passing his home playing loud, thumping type music. The music is very disruptive to his home life and is happening at all hours of the day and night. He has called the police and even approached the drivers of the vehicles. Mr. Johnson stated that the drivers told him that there wasn’t a law against loud music in a vehicle. He stated that he does not want to listen to something others are listening to in his private home, especially when it is loud enough to vibrate his windows. Captain Drolc offered to meet with Mr. Johnson at his home on Thursday, April 24, 2008 to discuss and possibly resolve the issue.
2. COUNCILMEMBERS REPORT- The Mayor and Councilmembers presented an update on the activities and functions in which they have participated.
Councilmember Nielson disclosed his interest in items 12 and 10b on the agenda. He stated that he would excuse himself from the meeting at the presentation of each item.
HEARING- To Receive Input on the Proposed
MOTION. Councilmember Tatton
moved to open the public hearing at 6:12 p.m. Motion seconded by Councilmember
Nielson and carried. Public comment was received from Angelo Konakis. Mr.
Konakis lives on
Class C Road Improvements include crack sealing, slurry sealing, road reconstruction and traffic
paint striping. Bids were received from the following companies:
Schedule A Schedule B Schedule C Schedule D
Premier Striping $ $20,221.05
Superior Asphalt $29,360.00
Nielson Construction $ $138,002.00
Interstate Barricades $ $22,116.78
M&M Asphalt $51,800.00 $50,622.00
Morgan Pavement $41,000.00 $45,760.00
Peck Striping $ $21,800.83
Intermountain Slurry Seal $ $58,344.00 $58,344.00
Hot Asphalt Services $25,600.00
Staker/Parsons $ $181,372.50
MOTION. Councilmember Tatton moved for Gary Sonntag to form a committee from within the
Public Works Department, Street Department and Council to review and award the bid within
budget. Motion seconded by Councilmember Davis and carried.
5. VISIONARY SERVICE LEADER AWARD- Wade Williams
Wade Williams received the award for April 2008 for his service in all aspects of the community and special effort with the Carbon High School Girls Softball.
6. TOY ATWOOD BASEBALL COMPLEX- Request from Connor Jensen to Place a Bronze Statue at the Toy Atwood Baseball Complex
Jensen explained the details of his Eagle Scout project. He would like to place
a bronze statue of a young boy running to catch a fly baseball made by Gary
Prazen, dedication plaque and narrow flower planting area in front of, the
existing Toy Atwood Ball Complex rock monument. The statue has been paid in
full by donations. A ceremony will be held in recognition of the project. Gary
Sonntag stated that the planting area by the statue could be maintained by
7. TENTATIVE BUDGET 2008-2009
Councilmember Tatton would like to review the budget with the staff and Council for further discussion on the tentative budget. A meeting date was set for May 8th at 7 a.m. in Room 106.
applications for Conditional Use Permits:
8. CONDITIONAL USE PERMITS
a. Pinion Drive Subdivision-1600 E. 600 N.-Victor Hansen-Preliminary and Final with contingencies.
Victor Hansen the project developer was present to comment on the project. He stated that the final grade and landscaping of each lot would be the decision of the lot owners. Council expressed a desire to address subdivision drainage issues prior to the final plat being recorded. Mr. Hansen stated that he would address drainage and slope issues in the final plat to minimize as much as possible any negative impacts upon any adjoining properties outside the proposal subdivision. The Council indicated they would like the issues addressed now to avoid damage that may be caused to the properties of abutting landowners affected by the new subdivision.
· Completion of any and all public infrastructure development requirements necessitated by the Price City Public Works and Engineering Department(s), including compliance with storm water management recommendations, finding that completion of requirements suggested by Price City Public Works and Engineering
Development Agreement between
· Development in compliance with the data and recommendations stemming from the completed Geotechnical study.
final subdivision maps incorporating all required development elements
· Recording of approved subdivision plat with the Carbon County Recorder within sixty (60) days of approval by applicant.
Councilmember Nielson left the room for the discussion on this item. The Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval the amendment with the new information provided by Mr. Nielson. MOTION. Councilmember Hanna-Smith moved to approve the amendment request as recommended by the Planning Commission. Motion seconded by Councilmember Davis and carried.
c. Krompel Subdivision-Rick Krompel, Owner- Plat Correction-Final
d. Extreme Automotive- 410 E. Main- Paul Simmons, Owner- Tabled
e. Huntsman Autoplex, Inc.-136 N. Main- Troy Huntsman, Owner- Temporary Use and New
f. Sorenson Communications-600 W. 200 S.-Ray Morley- Tabled
MOTION. Councilmember Hanna-Smith moved to provide final approval on items 8a and c as
recommended the Planning and Zoning Commission and contingent upon the applicant addressing
concerns regarding drainage and slope issues throughout the subdivision as addressed by the Council and
Mr. Konakis as discussed in Public Hearing item #3 for Pinion Subdivision in the public hearing. Motion
seconded by Councilmember Tatton and carried.
CONSENT AGENDA-Councilmember Nielson moved to approve items #11 through #27 on the agenda with items #12 and #22 removed for discussion. Motion seconded by Councilmember Nielson and carried.
April 9, 2008 City Council Meeting
April 4, 2008 Workshop
10. BICYCLE WORKS- Authorization for Price City to Donate the Auditorium Fee to Bicycle Works for the Trailfest Kickoff Event on April 20, 2008 – Ratify from April 9, 2008 City Council Meeting
11. LIBRARY- Authorization for
12. UTILITIES- Authorization for “Tips on Saving Electricity” Information to be Added to the May Utility Bills
13. PEACE GARDENS- Authorization for
“Flags for Foster Care” to be Added to the
14. PLANNING COMMISSION EXPENSE-Resolution 2008-03 Authorization for a Resolution Establishing a Standard Expense Reimbursement Amount to be Provided to the Volunteer Members of the Price City Planning Commission.
15. BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT APPOINTMENT-
Authorization to Appoint Wayne Clausing and Boyd Bell as the Two New Members of
16. WATER AND SANITARY SEWER REPLACEMENT PHASE I #9C-2008- Bid Award Report
Schedule I for sewer and water pipeline replacement on 100 East was awarded to Nephi Sandstone
for the low bid amount of $234,490. The contractor submitting the low bid for Schedule 2 did not
want to accept the work. In order to stay within budget Schedule 2 will not be awarded. It will be
incorporated into a project at another time.
It is proposed that the week of May 18-24 be declared to be “Price City Public Works Week, the
Future is Now”. The future of our communities is truly public works. Not only through
innovation, invention & maintenance, but also with investment. The time to ensure a productive &
safe future for communities all around the globe is to invest today in the infrastructure that is
tomorrow’s world. This is reference to and supported by the American Public Works Association
2008 National Public Works Week. Price City Public Works is comprised of the following
departments: Fleet, Parks & Cemetery, Public Works, Streets, Engineering, Building Inspection,
Water & Sewer.
19. PROGRESS REPORT -2008-2009 Benefit Portfolio
20. DENTAL INSURANCE COST- Request Approval to use Benefit Portfolio Savings to Hold Employee Contributions to 2-Party and Family Dental Insurance Level with 2007-2008
to use overall benefit portfolio savings to maintain employee contributions to
2-party and family dental insurance level with 2007-2008. The
21. BUSINESS LICENSE- Authorization to Approve a Business License for “Take a Break Spas and Billiards” a Temporary Parking Lot Sales Business
22. TRAVEL REQUEST-
Lisa Richens- Annual Gov.
Auditing Update and Conference-May 7-8, 2008 SLC and
Kevin Drolc- Liability and Risk Management- June 8-9, 2008- SLC
Johnny Bowman- DARE
Robbins Radley- SRO Training- June 15-19, 2008- SLC
Councilmember Nielson left the room for the discussion on this item.
Councilmember Tatton commented
that the letter written by Mr. Nielson to the City Council had listed a
proposed retail door on the north side of the business and a request for permission
to build steps on the public right of way. He stated that if an
24. WAGE ADJUSTMENT AND FLEET DEPARTMENT SUPERVISION- Authorization to Adjust the Wage of the Street Supervisor, Scott Olsen and Add Responsibility for Fleet Department Employees and Performance to his Job Responsibilities
Equipment Technician for
25. POLICE STATION SEWER LATERAL RECONSTRUCTION AWARD- Project# 6C-2008
The project was advertised for bids to be opened on March 26, 2008. No bids were received. City staff contacted an interested contractor and negotiated a price in the amount of $17,000. The work is scheduled to start the week of April 21, 2008.
27. Community Progress Update by Councilmember Hanna-Smith
· April 14th- Highway 10 work on planter near entrance sign- committee discussing the adoption and enhancement of the project
· Placing logo flags in planters
· Downtown planters will be placed soon with planting the first of May
28. Power Board Update by Councilmember Davis
· Meters and rate structures
29. International Days Update by Councilmember Davis
· Grand Marshall chosen
· Theme: “Helping hands a community working together”
· Neil Breinholt will provide the lighting and sound system
· “Sun, Shade and Rain” will bring in own their sound system
· Big screen project has been ordered
30. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
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
31. NEW BUSINESS: The Greek Orthodox Church needs approval for a local consent single event
permit for the Greek Festival Days on July 11 and 12, 2008. The item will be on the May 14, 2008
Council agenda for ratification. The Mayor and Council provided a head nod for the Greek Church
to proceed with their request.
Travel Request: Bob Bennett, Building Inspector needs to attend the Intermountain Electrical
Inspectors Training on May 4-7, 2008 to receive his electrical code certification. The item is
budgeted and needs to be approved now and ratified at the May 14, 2008 Council meeting.
The Friday morning workshop scheduled for May 2nd has been rescheduled for 7a.m. on May 9,
Meeting adjourned at 7:30 p.m. by Mayor Piccolo pursuant to the motion by Councilmember Tatton.