June 28, 1995, 5:30 p.m.
Mayor Lou Colosimo
James L. Jensen, L. Lamond Williams, Theressa O. Frandsen, Roy Nikas
Cobb Johnson (Public Works), Director Aleck Shilaos (Chief of Police),
Vernon W. Jones (Adminis. Assist.), Joanne Lessar
(City Recorder), Pat Larsen (Finance Director), Nick Sampinos (City Attorney)
Absent and Excused: Gary Sonntag (City Engineer)
Others Present: Mary Cook, Roger B.
Taylor, Pat Colosimo, Laurie Bowman, Sidnee Krajnc, Mandee Krajnc,
Robert Krajnc, Debbie Henrie, Garrett Gunderson, Emily
Keller, Lana Keller, Lea Cotter, Tory Curtis, Mandy Braby, Joanne
Braby, Emily Braby, Sandy Richman
Mayor Colosimo led the Pledge of Allegiance. The roll was called with the above members present.
A moment of silence was held for Councilmember Oliveto, who passed away June 18, 1995.
1. RESOLUTION #95-18 - Budget Revision FY1994/95
Mayor Colosimo opened the public hearing at 5:31 p.m. to receive comments on the budget revision for FY1994/95. Pat Larsen reviewed the changes to the budget which consisted of moving funds between line items. There being no further comments, Mayor Colosimo closed the hearing at 5:32 p.m. Councilmember Jensen moved that Resolution #95-18, revising the budget for FY1994/95 be approved and that the Mayor and City Recorder be authorized to sign the resolution. Motion seconded by Councilmember Frandsen and carried.
2. BID OPENING - Swimming Pool Boiler - Committee Appointed
The following bids were received for the swimming pool boiler:
R & L Boilers, Salt Lake City $ 9,950.83
Lindquist Boilers, Salt Lake City $10,393.22
Mayor Colosimo recommended that a committee consisting of Councilmember Jensen, Cobb Johnson, Vern Jones, Dave Cox, and Pat Larsen be authorized to review the bids and given the power to act. Councilmember Jensen moved that the committee be approved. Motion seconded by Councilmember Nikas and carried.
Police Chief introduced Roger Taylor, the new Price City Police Officer. The Mayor and Council congratulated Mr. Taylor.
3. MOVIN' UP CLUB, INC. - Permission To Use Fire Station For Car Wash
Councilmember Jensen moved that permission be given to the Movin' Up Club, Inc., to use the Price City Fire Station for a car wash on Saturday, June 15, 1995, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Motion seconded by Councilmember Nikas and carried.
4. CARBON COUNTY INTERNATIONAL FOLKFEST - Contribution Approved, Park
Rental Fees Waived
Councilmember Williams moved that $500 be contributed towards the Carbon County International Folkfest event. Motion seconded by Councilmember Frandsen and carried. In addition, Councilmember Frandsen moved that the fees for use of the pavilion at Washington Park be waived for a picnic on July 17, 1995, in honor of the folk dancers. Motion seconded by Councilmember Williams and carried.
5. GARRETT GUNDERSON - Request For Contribution Denied
Garrett Gunderson requested that the Council consider sponsoring him to attend the Seventh Annual Governor's Honors Academy at Southern Utah University July 9 through July 21, 1995. Only 50 students throughout Utah have been chosen to attend this event. The Council congratulated Garrett for being selected to attend this prestigious event, however, they are unable to contribute funding. The Council received many similar requests and it is not possible to fund them all.
6. ROCKY MOUNTAIN COAL MINE RESCUE ASSOCIATION - Program Ad For Rescue, Benchman, First Aid and EMT Contest
Councilmember Jensen moved that a half page ad in the amount of $65 be purchased for the annual Rocky Mountain Coal Mine Rescue Contest. Motion seconded by Councilmember Nikas and carried.
7. LAURIE BOWMAN - Basement Flooding (Canal)
Laurie Bowman reported that it has been one full year since he approached the Council regarding the problem of water entering his basement from the Price Canal. Several residents around him all have similar problems. Vern Jones stated that the Soil Conservation Service conducted a study on this problem and have identified several options to correct it. As soon as they make a decision as to the correct procedure, he will notify Mr. Bowman. This problem was also been discussed this with the Price and Wellington Canal boards.
Mr. Bowman asked if the City was taking any action to oppose Sanpete County from building the Gooseberry Dam. Mayor Colosimo stated that Price City and Carbon County have been fighting this for two years. An attorney has been hired and they will continue their efforts.
8. YOUTH CITY COUNCIL SWEARING IN
Jim Piacitelli introduced the members of the Youth City Council. Joanne Lessar conducted the swearing of the following members:
Mandee Krajnc Emily Keller Tory Curtis
9. HOME OCCUPIED BUSINESS APPROVED - Weaving With A Heart
Councilmember Williams reported that the Planning and Zoning Commission gave a favorable recommendation to Debra M. Prichard, to operate a home occupied business selling woven baskets from her home located at 584 North Dover Circle. He moved that the business be approved upon payment of the business license fee. Motion seconded by Councilmember Frandsen and carried.
10. WORK CARE, BEAR HUGS FLORAL AND GIFTS - Conditional Use Permits,
Councilmember Williams reported that the Planning and Zoning Commission gave a favorable recommendation to the following to construct signs at their business location. He moved that the signs be approved and that conditional use permits be issued. Motion seconded by Councilmember Jensen and carried.
Work Care, 58 West Main
Bear Hugs Floral and Gifts, 19 East Main
11. L. RAY FRANCOM - Conditional Use Permit, Temporary Office
Councilmember Williams reported that the Planning and Zoning Commission gave a favorable recommendation to L. Ray Francom to place a motor home at 570 East 300 North to be used as a temporary office. He moved that the temporary office be approved and a conditional use permit issued. Motion seconded by Councilmember Jensen and carried.
12. COMMUNITY MOTORS - Conditional Use Permit, Expansion
Councilmember Williams reported that the Planning and Zoning Commission
gave a favorable recommendation to Community Motors, South Highway 55, for a proposed
expansion with the stipulation that a street light be installed. He moved that the
expansion be approved per the above stipulation. Motion seconded by Councilmember Jensen
13. ASHWIN A. AMIN - Conditional Use Permit, 40 Unit Motel
Councilmember Williams reported that the Planning and Zoning Commission gave a favorable recommendation to Ashwin A. Amin to construct a 40 unit motel at 220 Hospital Drive, with the stipulation that a fire hydrant be placed at the rear of the building and that a public access road into the property be constructed and maintained. He moved that the motel be approved per the above stipulations. Motion seconded by Councilmember Jensen and carried.
14. CEDAR HILLS REZONING - Permission To Advertise For Public Hearing
Councilmember Williams reported that the Planning and Zoning Commission gave a favorable recommendation for the rezoning of 300 North Cedar Hills Drive from an RM-7 to CD. Anthony Basso and Robert Etzel plan to build a storage facility between Cedar Hills Drive and Meads Wash. A map was presented indicating the area to be rezoned. The Commission also recommended that two sections of property located on both sides of the Price Canal near Airport Road be rezoned from RR-1 to CD. Councilmember Williams moved that the rezoning be approved and that permission be given to advertise for a public hearing. Motion seconded by Councilmember Nikas and carried.
15. ROGER TAYLOR - New Hire
Mayor Colosimo recommended that Roger Taylor be hired as the new Police Officer, Permanent/FT. Councilmember Jensen moved that the new hire be approved. Motion seconded by Councilmember Frandsen and carried.
16. GILBERT YELONEK - Rehire
Mayor Colosimo recommended that Gilbert Yelonek be rehired at a Laborer in the Maintenance Dept., Temporary/FT. Councilmember Nikas moved that the rehire be approved. Motion seconded by Councilmember Jensen and carried.
17. PERMISSION TO HIRE PERMANENT/PART TIME MECHANIC - Tabled
18. CITY COUNCIL POSITION - Notice For Consideration
Mayor Colosimo reported that State Statute requires that a person be appointed to fill the unexpired term of Councilmember Oliveto. As this is an election year, the person will be appointed only through December. The appointee can then file to complete the 2 years left of the 4 year term. Councilmember Jensen moved that the vacancy be advertised and that an individual be appointed at the Council Meeting scheduled for July 26, 1995. Motion seconded by Councilmember Nikas and carried.
19. DRUG TASK FORCE - Allocation For Additional Fund
Due to department illness and overtime, Chief Aleck Shilaos reported that the Drug Task Force is short $3,200 to carry the department through the end of June. Pat Larsen stated that the City will be able to contribute half of the above amount and Carbon County will be billed for the other half. Councilmember Williams moved that the City contribute $1,600 to the Drug Task Force. Motion seconded by Councilmember Jensen and carried.
20. ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT - Permission To Purchase Computer
Councilmember Jensen moved that permission be given to purchase a computer for the Electric Department at a cost of $2,900. Motion seconded by Councilmember Nikas and carried.
21. ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT - Permission To Purchase Plotter
Councilmember Nikas moved that permission be given to the Electric Department to purchase a Plotter at a cost of $2,700. Motion seconded by Councilmember Jensen and carried. The Plotter will be available for other departments to use.
22. CELLULAR ONE - Contract For Cellular Telephone Service
Cobb Johnson reported that the City is experiencing problems with COMNET and would like permission to change and enter into a contract with Cellular One. The costs are similar. Councilmember Jensen moved that permission be given to enter into a new contract with Cellular One and that the Mayor and City Recorder be authorized to execute the document. Motion seconded by Councilmember Williams and carried.
23. DIGITIZED AERIAL MAPPING - Olympus Aerial Surveys, Inc. - Final Payment
Councilmember Williams moved that a final payment in the amount of
$9,396 be paid to Olympus Aerial Surveys, Inc. for the digitized aerial mapping of the
City. Motion seconded by Councilmember Frandsen and carried.
24. WATER DISTRIBUTION LINE REPLACEMENT 1995 - Nelson Irrigation and Construction - Change Order #1, Final Payment
Cobb Johnson presented Change Order #1 to the contract with Nelson Irrigation and Construction for the Water Distribution Line Replacement for 1995. The change order increases the contract $9,845.63 and reflects actual quantities of pipe used, plus pavement, labor and excavation. He also presented a request for a final payment in the amount of $75,750.97. Councilmember Williams moved that the change order and final payment be approved. Motion seconded by Councilmember Jensen and carried.
25. ORDINANCE #95-005 - Filing Fee For Declaration of Candidacy For Municipal Office
Nick Sampinos presented Ordinance #95-005, establishing a filing fee for declaration of candidacy for municipal office. Councilmember Jensen moved that Ordinance #95-005 be adopted, that the Mayor and City Recorder be authorized to sign the ordinance and that it become effective upon publication. Motion seconded by Councilmember Frandsen and carried.
26. CERTIFIED TAX RATE - .003010
Pat Larsen reported that the Certified Tax Rate for the next year is .003010. The amounts to $1,000 less than what was budgeted. Councilmember Nikas moved that the tax rate be accepted and that the Mayor be authorized to sign the tax form. Motion seconded by Councilmember Jensen and carried.
27. BUSINESS LICENSE APPLICATION - Work Care
The following business license application was received:
Work Care, 58 West Main, Mark Anderson-Owner, Medical Laboratory
(80.7) $50 Half Year Fee
Councilmember Jensen moved that the business be approved. Motion seconded by Councilmember Nikas and carried.
28. WATER EXPANSION PROJECT PHASE I (WATER TANKS) - Contract Awarded
Vern Jones reported that there is not enough funding available to complete the entire Water Expansion Project. The total amount available from loans and matching funds is $4,384,883. The revised engineering estimate for the total project is $5,726,315. The project will be short $1,342,000. Due to this fact, it is recommended that the 2 million gallon water tank be eliminated and just construction the 10 million gallon tank. An amount of $214,000 will still be needed for the telemetry, pump station and distribution lines. However, Pat Larsen feels that with the amount now in the water fund, plus the reserves, that the City will be able to complete that portion. In the Council Meeting of May 24, 1995, bids were received for the construction of the Water Tanks. The committee appointed to review the bids recommended that the contract be awarded Build, Inc., the low bidder. Councilmember Williams moved that the 2 million gallon tank be eliminated, that the construction of the 10 million gallon Tank be awarded to Build, Inc., in the amount of $2,748,000, and that the bonds be closed. Motion seconded by Councilmember Nikas and carried.
29. SOUTH PRICE ANNEXATION
Nick Sampinos reported to the Council that he has received calls from residents living outside the city limits regarding the noise from Pacific Central Steel. He has informed them that this is out of the City's jurisdiction. Pacific Central operates their business 24 hours a day. Their operations should be confined inside their building, but it has been reported they have been operating outside. The Sheriff's office has issued 3 citations to Pacific Central with an initial arraignment scheduled for July 6.
The Council discussed the annexation petition from the South Price residents, and what it would take to install curb and gutter and bring the roads, water, and drainage up to City specifications. Vern Jones will prepare this for the Council to review.
30. LIBRARY ROOF REPAIR - Contract Awarded
Cobb Johnson reported that the committee assigned to review the bids received to repair the roof on the library has awarded the contract to MRJ Roofing, the low bidder.
Councilmember Jensen moved that the meeting adjourn and that a meeting of the Redevelopment Agency convene. Motion seconded by Councilmember Frandsen and carried.
Meeting adjourned at 6:50 p.m. Reconvened at 7:06 p.m.
Mayor Colosimo recognized Boy Scout Mark Cook, who was at the meeting as part of attaining his Merit Badge.
31. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Councilmember Jensen moved that the meeting adjourn and that an Executive Session convene. Motion seconded by Councilmember Nikas and carried.
Meeting adjourned at 7:25 p.m.
Councilmember Nikas moved that the Executive Session adjourn and that the Council Meeting reconvene. Motion seconded by Councilmember Jensen and carried.
Meeting reconvened at 7:40 p.m.
32. DEATH OF COUNCILMEMBER L. JANET OLIVETO
Police Chief Aleck Shilaos presented brief details regarding the death of Councilmember L. Janet Oliveto and her husband Dominic Oliveto.
Meeting adjourned at 7:42 p.m.