Minutes of The Price City Council Meeting
City Hall: Price, Utah
June 26, 2002, 5:30 p.m.
Mayor Joe L. Piccolo Joanne Lessar, City Recorder
Councilmembers: Pat L. Larsen, Finance Director
Stephen L. Denison Nick Sampinos, City Attorney
Richard Tatton Gary Sonntag, Public Works Director/City Engineer
Elizabeth H. Kourianos Nick Tatton, Community Director
Don G. Reaveley, Jr.
Excused: Councilmember Betty P. Wheeler
Keith Wight, Human Resource Director
Gail Scoville Madelaine Nyffeler Pamela Cha John Serfustini
Ken Larson Kent Boyack Dave Paur Eric Madsen
Art Daniels Joyce Daniels
Mayor Piccolo led the Pledge of Allegiance. Roll was called with the above members present.
1. SENIOR CITIZEN COMPLAINT - Stop Lights
John Serfustini reported that he has heard some senior citizens complain about the time interval at stop lights. They cannot walk across the street in the amount of time given. Ken Larson, Sun Advocate, stated that he can place an article on this issue in the upcoming “Senior Focus”. Mayor Piccolo stated that he will have someone talk about this at the Senior Citizens Center, to make sure that the “walk” button is activated.
2. DIGGER CELEBRATION - Report On Main Street Closing Activities
Ken Larson, Sun Advocate, reported on the “digger celebrations” that were held at the Peace Gardens during the Main Street Reconstruction. They had a lot of people and several businesses became involved. The Sun Advocate was happy to help. Mayor Piccolo thanked Mr. Larson for his efforts.
3. COUNCILMEMBERS REPORT - Update On Individual Departments
The Councilmembers presented updates on the activities taking place in their individual departments.
4. MINUTES - June 12, 2002
MOTION. Couniclmember Tatton moved that the minutes of the June 12, 2002 meeting be approved as written. Motion seconded by Councilmember Reaveley and carried.
5. MINUTES - June 18, 2002
MOTION. Councilmember Kourianos moved that the minutes of the June 18, 2002 meeting be approved as written. Motion seconded by Councilmember Tatton and carried.
6. Resolution #2002-21 - Budget Revision For Fiscal Year 2001/2002
Mayor Piccolo opened the Public Hearing at 6:07 p.m. to receive comments on the proposed budget revision for the Fiscal Year 2001/2002. Pat Larsen reported that the General Fund was increased in the amount of $105,000. The Capital Improvements Fund was increased in the amount of $244,000, which was due to the tax refund in the amount of $220,000 that was received from the Olympics and transferred to this fund. The Water Fund was decreased in the amount of $266,000, which was due to a loss in revenues. Interest increased and we didn’t get the revenue that were projected. The Electric Fund was decreased in the amount of $402,000. MOTION. There being no further comments, Councilmember Tatton moved that the budget revision be approved, that Resolution #2002-21, adopting the budget revision be approved and that the Mayor and City Recorder be authorized to sign the resolution. Motion seconded by Councilmember Kourianos and carried. The Public Hearing closed at 6:09 p.m.
June 26, 2002
7. BID OPENING - Electrical Upgrade For Water Treatment Plant - Committee Appointed
The following bids were received for the electrical upgrade for the Water Treatment Plant.
Electrical Contractors, Inc., Price, Utah $17,649.23
Pero Electric, Helper, Utah $16,057.00
West Star Electric, Inc., Price, Utah $17,540.00
MOTION. Councilmember Tatton moved that a committee, comprised of Councilmembers Kourianos and Denison, Gary Sonntag, Jerry Wright, Sam White, Ron Brewer, and Pat Larsen, be appointed to review the bids and given the power to act. Motion seconded by Councilmember Reaveley and carried.
8. VISIONARY SERVICE AWARD - Mary O’Brien
Mayor Piccolo reported that Mary O’Brien received the Visionary Service Award for this month. She removed a large section of grass in the parkway in front of her home and replaced it with a no water conservation rocks. She is assisting to make Price a progressive friendly community.
9. COLLEGE OF EASTERN UTAH - Security Fence and Transfer of Building At Atwood Ball Complex
Dave Paur, representing the College of Eastern Utah, reported that Carbon School District has given them a 28' X 70' building to be moved from Carbon High School to the CEU Baseball Field located in the Atwood Ball Complex. This building will be located on a permanent foundation at the north end of the parking lot. The building will be used as a dressing room for players and umpires and for storage. Electricity is the only utility needed. Mr. Paur also indicated that the college would like to place a security fence around the north side of the CEU field. The rest of the field is landscaped and looks nice. They would like to landscape this area also, but need to be able to keep the four wheelers and people out so that the sprinklers and grass are not destroyed. MOTION. Councilmember Tatton moved that the security fence and transfer of the building be approved and that this information be relayed to both the Price City Planning and Zoning Commission and the Carbon County Planning and Zoning Commission as the property is in the County. Motion seconded by Councilmember Kourianos and carried.
10. PRICE 7TH LDS WARD - Rental Fees Waived For Terrace Hills Park
MOTION. Councilmember Tatton moved that rental fees be waived for Terrace Hills Park for the Price 7th LDS Ward for their community service project. Motion seconded by Councilmember Reaveley and carried.
11. GREEK FESTIVAL DAYS - Permission To Close Sidewalk
Pam Cha requested permission to block a small portion of the sidewalk in front of the Greek Church during the annual Greek Festival Days to be held July 12th and 13th. The sidewalk will be used for children’s games and there will be an area designated for a walkway so people don’t have to walk out into the street. Police Chief Shilaos indicated that he was reviewed this and sees no problems. MOTION. Councilmember Kourianos moved that that the request be approved. Motion seconded by Councilmember Tatton and carried.
12. CASTLE VALLEY COMMUNITY THEATER - Rental Fees Waived For Use of Civic Auditorium
MOTION. Councilmember Tatton moved that rental fees be waived for the Civic Auditorium between October 1st through October 26th for the Castle Valley Community Theater. Motion seconded by Councilmember Reaveley and carried.
13. INTERLOCAL CO-OPERATIVE AGREEMENT - Consolidated Dispatch Services In Carbon County
MOTION. Councilmember Tatton moved that the Interlocal Co-Operative Agreement (Price, Helper, Wellington, East Carbon, Sunnyside, Carbon County) for dispatch services be approved and that the Mayor and City Attorney be authorized to sign the agreement. Motion seconded by Councilmember Kourianos and carried.
June 26, 2002
14. SUN ADVOCATE - Ad For International Days
MOTION. Councilmember Tatton moved that a one page ad in the Sun Advocate’s International Days brochure be approved, and that the costs be taken out of the International Days fund. Motion seconded by Councilmember Reaveley and carried.
15. LIBRARY - Permission To Apply For Community Literacy Grant (Utah Commission On Volunteers) - Ratification
MOTION. Councilmember Kourianos moved that the verbal action of the Council to approve an application by the Library for a Community Literacy Grant (Utah Commission On Volunteers) be ratified. Motion seconded by Councilmember Reaveley and carried.
16. SHADE TREE COMMISSION - Permission To Display Pamphlet On Tree Maintenance
MOTION. Councilmember Kourianos moved that permission be given to display pamphlets on tree maintenance in the lobby of City Hall. Motion seconded by Councilmember Tatton and carried.
17. JASON R.LARSEN, HANDYMAN - Home Operated Business - Tabled
18. THE CAR DOCTOR - Home Operated Business Approved
Councilmember Kourianos reported that the Planning and Zoning Commission gave a favorable recommendation to Daniel Butler to operate the Car Doctor at his home located at 163 North 200 East. This is a mobile mechanic service. MOTION. Councilmember Kourianos moved that the bsiness be approved upon the purchase of a business license. Motion seconded by Councilmember Reaveley and carried.
19. J & L ENTERPRISES - Home Occupied Business - Tabled
20. PINNACLE SPORTS, INC. - Conditional Use Permit
Councilmember Kourianos reported that the
17. CONDITIONAL USE PERMITS
a. Pinnacle Sports, Inc. - 730 West Price River Drive,
Business and Sign
b. Carbon Automotive - 175 South Carbon Avenue, Business
c. Southwest Plumbing Supply - 190 South 100 West (New
Pipe and Truck Yard With Sign At 115 South 100 West)
18. CITY PICNIC
The Washington Park pavilion is available August 8th, August 15th and August 22nd. The 8th or the 15th would probably be the best choices as school will be in session on the 22nd.
19. SECRETARIAL SERVICES - Permission To Hire Perm/PT For
Police and Administration (Human Resources, Community
A part time (19 hours/week) secretary is being requested to assist the Administration (Keith and Nick) and Police Departments.
20. UAMPS TRAVEL REPORT
See attached information identified as Item “C”.
21. CONSULTANT FOR EAST PRICE ELECTRICAL PURCHASE - Permission
To Receive Proposals
22. RESOLUTION - Appointment of Representatives To Price City
Redevelopment Agency Taxing Entity Committee
appointing representatives to the Price City Redevelopment Agency Taxing Entity Committee and ratifying prior acts thereof.
23. ELECTRIC HYDRAULIC HOSE REEL AND HYDRAULIC HAND PUMP -
Permission To Purchase
See attached information identified as Item “E”.
24. QUESTAR PIPELINE - Right of-Way and Easement Grant
Verbal approval was given at the last meeting for this right-of-way and easement. It is on the agenda for ratification.
25. STREET DEPARTMENT - Permission To Purchase Construction and
The street department has requested a purchase to replenish its supply of construction and maintenance materials such as: culvert, stabilization fabric and catch basin grates. Two quotations were received: WR White Supply $2410.49; Bookcliff Sales $2999.22. It is proposed that these material be purchased from WR White Supply. It is within budget.
26. WAVE POOL STEEL PAVILION - Report On Bid Award
The committee appointed to evaluate the bids for the wave pool picnic pavilions met and selected the low bid ($890) submitted by Guymon’s Machine & Fabrication, Inc. of Cleveland, Utah. The available budget is $4152.20. Therefore, 4 picnic pavilions were ordered totaling $3560.
27. WATER TRANSMISSION PIPELINE REPLACEMENT - Condie
Construction Co., Inc. - Partial Payment #2
Condie Construction has submitted an invoice for payment in the amount of $125,133.07. It is recommended that this partial payment be approved. The project has been moving along well. The old buried concrete road has been an obstacle. The County has been updated on the work within Carbonville Road. Some problems with kids knocking down traffic control markers. Advance work is being done to excavate and construct control vaults further up the pipeline route. Weekly meetings are held on Thursdays, 9:00 A.M, PWC.
28. 800 NORTH MEADS WASH CULVERT CLEANING - Masonry Masters,
Inc. - Final Payment
Masonry Masters has completed the 800 North Culvert at Meads Wash. An invoice in the amount of $4,588 has been received. It is recommended that this final payment be approved.
31. NEW HIRE - Ansen E. Strakey, Parks Dept., Laborer, Temp/FT
Verbal approval was given to hire Ansen E. Strakey for the Parks Dept. This is on the agenda for ratification.
ADDENDUM TO COUNCIL REPORT
34. CASTLE VALLEY COMMUNITY THEATER
See attached information identified as Item “F”.
35. STREET DEPARTMENT - Permission To Purchase Construction Equipment
See attached information identified as Item “G”.