City Hall: Price, Utah
July 26, 1995, 5:30 p.m.
Mayor Lou Colosimo
James L. Jensen, L. Lamond Williams, Theressa O. Frandsen, Roy Nikas, Betty P. Wheeler
Cobb Johnson (Public Works Director), Vernon W.
Jones (Adminis. Assist.), Joanne Lessar (City Recorder), Pat Larsen (Finance Director), Nick Sampinos (City
Attorney), Gary Sonntag (City Engineer), Aleck
Shilaos (Chief of Police)
Others Present: Gary Roeder, Kathy Hanna, Sharon Murdock, Janet Roberts, Pat Colosimo, Gary Kutkas, Sharon Roberts, Denise Brewer, Rich McCormick, Michael Petersen, Amber Atwood, Mandy Braby, Steven W. Bringhurst, Sara E. D. Ewert, Pat Johnston, Tom Anderson
Mayor Colosimo led the Pledge of Allegiance. The roll was called with the above members present.
1. MINUTES - July 12, 1995
Councilmember Frandsen moved that the minutes of the July 12, 1995 meeting be approved as written. Motion seconded by Councilmember Jensen and carried.
2. BID OPENING - Class "C" Road Improvements and Bulk Materials -Committee Appointed
The following bids were received for the Class "C" Road Improvements and Bulk Materials:
Henrie Construction Schedule A $111,734.60
Price, Utah Schedule B 12,840.00
Schedule C 12,375.00
Grand Total $136,949.60
Valley Asphalt Schedule A $104,506.00
Spanish Fork, Utah Schedule B 13,400.00
Schedule C 12,825.00
Grand Total $130,731.00
Councilmember Nikas moved that a committee consisting of himself, Councilmember Williams, Cobb Johnson, Dick Perea, Gary Sonntag, and Pat Larsen, review the bids and given the power to act. Motion seconded by Councilmember Jensen and carried.
3. BETTY P. WHEELER - Appointment To City Council
Mayor Colosimo recommended that Betty P. Wheeler be appointed to the City Council through the end of December, 1995. Councilmember Nikas moved that the appointment be approved. Motion seconded by Councilmember Jensen and carried.
4. DAVE JOHNSON - Radio Controlled Race Cars
Dave Johnson requested permission to operate his radio controlled race cars during the International Days celebration. He would like to use the area east of the swimming pool complex. He discussed this with the Chamber of Commerce and they feel there is sufficient room for this event next to the carnival. The Council approved the request and directed Cobb Johnson to locate the necessary power sources.
5. CHARLES BEZYACK - Utility Connection Fee
Charles Bezyack was not at the meeting to discuss the utility connection fee. The Council discussed the procedure adopted several months ago, and felt that Mr. Bezyack should contact the Utility Department to make special arrangements if he wishes the power turned on in a particular apartment.
6. INTERNATIONAL DAYS CELEBRATION BANNER - Three Weeks Display
Councilmember Nikas reported that the Council was polled for permission to hang the International Days Banner an extra week. He moved that the action be ratified. Motion seconded by Councilmember Frandsen and carried.
7. INTERNATIONAL DAYS CELEBRATION - Horse Rides Approved
Pat Johnston, Carbon County Chamber of Commerce, requested permission to allow horse rides during the International Days celebration. They plan to corral the horses near the water tanks. There is a million dollar insurance policy in effect with Price City listed as the additional insured. Councilmember Jensen moved that the request be approved. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
8. MARQUEE SIGN - Participation In Costs
Pat Johnston requested that the City participate in the costs to operate the marquee sign along 1st North near the Fire Station building. A person will need to be hired to put the letters up, take them down, and purchase new letters as needed. In the past, TCI Cablevision has volunteered their services, but due to their workload, are unable to continue. If the Chamber of commerce, Carbon County Travel Bureau, Carbon County, Price City, and the College were all to participate, the costs would be approximately $275/year for each entity. Councilmember Jensen moved that the City enter into an agreement and participate in these costs. Motion seconded by Councilmember Nikas and carried. Councilmember Nikas felt that priority should be given to these 5 entities.
9. ROTARY CLUB FUND RAISER - Purchase of Tickets For Circus
Joanne Lessar reported that the Rotary Club is sponsoring a circus and has asked the City to purchase a book of tickets which will then be given to needy children. Councilmember Jensen moved that a book of tickets in the amount of $32 be purchased. Motion seconded by Councilmember Frandsen and carried.
10. GARY ROEDER, SOIL CONSERVATION SERVICE - Price Canal Seepage
Gary Roeder, Soil Conservation Service, presented an analysis of several options to relieve flooding and seepage problems along areas south of the Price Canal, east from Westridge Middle School to 7th East Avenue and from the canal at airport Road to Fausett Lane. He presented a map of the above areas, explained the options and the cost of each option, which could be as high as one or two million dollars. The Council discussed the feasibility of the options and whether the canal company could be held responsible. The possibility of putting in drainage pipe was discussed. Councilmember Jensen suggested investigating the Riverway Enhancement Program. There might be funds available for this project.
11. JANET ROBERTS - Permission For Band At Pioneer Park
Janet Roberts requested permission to have a western band perform at her daughters wedding reception at Pioneer Park on Saturday, July 29th. The band would perform between the hours of 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Councilmember Frandsen moved that the band be approved to perform no later than 9:00 p.m. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
12. CITY HALL CARPETING - Kevin's Carpets - Final Payment
The Council gave verbal approval at the last meeting to pay a final payment in the amount of $3643.44 to Kevin's Carpets for the City Hall Carpeting. Councilmember Frandsen moved that this action be ratified. Motion seconded by Councilmember Williams and carried.
13. EASY DOES IT BAIL BONDS - Conditional Use Permit - Struck
14. BILL'S HOME FURNITURE EXPANSION - Conditional Use Permit
Councilmember Williams reported that the Planning and Zoning Commission gave a favorable recommendation for the expansion of Bill's Home Furniture Business. A letter of credit has been requested for curb, gutter, and sidewalk to 1st South. In addition, a right-of-way easement is needed to clear the electrical power line. He moved that the conditional use permit be issued and that the Mayor and City Recorder be authorized to execute a development improvement agreement. Motion seconded by Councilmember Jensen and carried.
15. HYDROLOGIST FOR WATER TREATMENT PLANT - Permission To Hire
Councilmember Williams moved that permission be given to hire a Hydrologist for the Water Treatment Plant. Motion seconded by Councilmember Jensen and carried.
16. PART TIME MECHANIC FOR SHOP DEPARTMENT - Permission To Hire
Councilmember Nikas moved that a part time mechanic be hire for the Shop Department not to exceed 19 hours per week. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
17. NEW HIRES - Streets/Parks/Cemetery Departments - Struck
18. NORMA PROCARIONE - Travel Approved
Mayor Colosimo recommended that Norma Procarione be authorized to attend the Utah State Library Uplift Training in Salt lake August 14-17. Councilmember Jensen moved that the travel be approved. Motion seconded by Councilmember Frandsen and carried.
19. FRANCIS DUZENACK - Travel Approved
Mayor Colosimo recommended that Francis Duzenack be authorized to attend the International Conference of Building Officials in Clark County, Nevada, September 9-15. Councilmember Jensen moved that the travel be approved. Motion seconded by Councilmember Nikas and carried.
20. PAT LARSEN, JOANNE LESSAR - Travel Approved
Mayor Colosimo recommended that Pat Larsen and Joanne Lessar be authorized to attend the Annual Municipal Clerks Institute and Academy in Salt Lake, September 11-15. Councilmember Jensen moved that the travel be approved. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
21. ORDINANCE #95-006 - Changing The Structure of The Cultural Program Commission
Vern Jones presented Ordinance #95-006, changing the structure of the Cultural Program Commission to remove the requirement of a Councilmember to act as chairman and to appoint Karen Bliss as the chairman. Councilmember Frandsen moved that Ordinance #95-006 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 Williams and carried.
22. WATER EXPANSION PROJECT (WATER TANKS, TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION) - CRS Consulting Engineers - Partial Payments
Gary Sonntag presented partial payment requests from CRS Consulting Engineers for the following projects.
Water Tanks - Partial Payment #12 in the amount of $2,793.23.
Transmission, Distribution, Pump Station, Telemetry - Partial
Payment #4 in the amount of $2,493.00.
Councilmember Williams moved that the payments be approved. Motion seconded by Councilmember Jensen and carried.
23. BUDGET CHANGE FY1995/96 - Approved
Pat Larsen requested permission to transfer $5,000 out of the Public Works Equipment budget for FY1995/96 and transfer it to the Weeds, Cemetery and Parks Departments for spraying weeds. Councilmember Nikas moved that the request be granted. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
24. CARBON COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY - Business License Fee Waived
The Council gave verbal approval at the last meeting to waive the business license fee for the Carbon County Humane Society to operate a spaying and neutering clinic. Councilmember Jensen moved that the action be ratified. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
25. MILKY WAY AMUSEMENT MACHINE BUSINESS LICENSE - Half Year Refund
Joanne Lessar reported that the Milky Way has requested a half year refund on their amusement machine business license. The machines were removed in March when the owner passed away. Councilmember Jensen moved that the refund be approved. Motion seconded by Councilmember Williams and carried.
27. BUSINESS LICENSE APPLICATIONS
The following business license applications were received:
Crystal Dreams Bookstore, 29 East Main, Elora Prettyman-Owner, Retail Books & Gifts (54), Ownership Change, $5 Transfer Fee
Price Theater, 30 East Main; Crown Theater, 30 West Main; King Coal Theaters, 1181 East Main, Michael Hunter-Partner, Motion Picture Theaters (78.2), Ownership Change, $15 Transfer Fee
Jennie Tatton Permanent Make-Up, 20 North Carbon Avenue, Make-Up
Services (72.9) $50 Half Year Fee
Councilmember Williams moved that the businesses be approved. Motion seconded by Councilmember Frandsen and carried.
28. SOUTH PRICE ANNEXATION - Discussion
The Council discussed the annexation of South Price. Vern Jones reviewed the amount of revenue generated from property taxes and the costs to bring this area up to City standards. It was suggested to try to obtain a grant from the Bureau of Reclamation, and to ask Carbon County for their help.
Councilmember Frandsen moved that the meeting adjourn and that a meeting of the Redevelopment Agency convene. Motion seconded by Councilmember Jensen and carried.
Meeting adjourned at 6:30 p.m,
Reconvened at 7:00 p.m.
Meeting adjourned at 7:30 pm.