Minutes of The Price City Council Meeting
City Hall: Price, Utah
August 25, 2004, 5:30 p.m.
Mayor Joe L. Piccolo
Councilmembers: Joanne Lessar, City Recorder
Betty P. Wheeler Nick Sampinos, City Attorney
Stephen L. Denison Gary Sonntag, PWD/City Engineer
Richard Tatton Nick Tatton, Community Director
Joe Christman Aleck Shilaos, Chief of Police
Excused: Councilmember Jeanne McEvoy
Pat Larsen, Finance Director
Bradley W. Harper Houston Lui Heather Hughes Jake Denison
Melanie Steele Edward McKinney Deanna McKinney Patti Rigby
Melody Anderson Nancy Cammans Michael Glasson Denelle Ribgy
Mayor Piccolo led the Pledge of Allegiance. Roll was called with the above members in attendance.
1. COUNCILMEMBERS REPORT - Update
The Mayor and Councilmembers provided an update on the activities that they administer.
2. YOUTH CITY COUNCIL - Swearing In
Joanne Lessar conducted the swearing in of the following Youth City Council; Jacob Denison, Houston Lui, Heather Hughes, Michael Glasson, and Denelle Rigby
3. VISIONARY SERVICE LEADER AWARD - Nancy Bentley
Mayor Piccolo presented Nancy Bentley with the Visionary Service Leader Award for the month of August. Mrs. Bentley performs a variety of community services for the disabled persons and works with the reading program at the Price City Library. Also recognized was Murphy, the service dog.
4. EDWARD AND DEANNE MCKINNEY - Claim For Damages - Further Review Required
Edward and Deanne McKinney thanked the Council for listening to their problem. Their home, located at 905 North 750 West, Carbonville, Utah, received flood damages due to the failure of a fire hydrant located in front of their home. A claim was submitted to the City=s insurance carrier. The insurance company denied the claim as they felt that Price City was not liable. Their home owners insurance will not pay the costs as the water did not originate on their property. Mr. Sampinos stated that he has read the reports and is unclear on the City=s status. He suggested reviewing it further. MOTION. Councilmember Tatton moved that Mr. Sampinos be directed to review the situation and bring back an opinion along with a recommendation. Motion seconded by Councilmember Denison and carried.
5. MEMORIAL GROVE PLAQUE - Concept Approval
Nancy Cammans, representing the Culture Connection, presented plans to place a plaque in the Memorial Grove section of the Cliffview Cemetery. This plaque recognizes and honors emergency services personnel and the military. She would like to have the plaque completed prior to the September 11th program and will work with staff on the project. The Council suggested that Mrs. Cammans bring back a design of the plaque before proceeding further. MOTION. Councilmember Denison moved that concept approval for the plaque be given and that the expenditure of funds be approved under the Culture Connection fund. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
Mrs. Cammas reported that the program scheduled for September 11th will be recorded on a DVD. She requested permission to use City equipment to duplicate approximately 100 CD=s to be sold for $10/each with the proceeds going to the Utah Children of Lost Soldiers. Fund raising groups have done this sort of thing along the Wasatch Front and she would like to do the same thing in this area. MOTION. Councilmember Tatton moved that the request be granted. Motion
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seconded by Councilmember Christman and carried.
6. JOHNNY=S LANDSCAPING - Home Occupied Business Approved
Councilmember Tatton reported that the Planning and Zoning Commission gave a favorable recommendation to John Sanchez to operate a landscaping business from his home located at 320 West 300 South. MOTION. Councilmember Tatton moved that the business be approved upon the purchase of a business license. Motion seconded by Councilmember Denison and carried.
7 FOSSAT=S POWER WASH - Home Occupied Business - Struck
Councilmember Tatton reported that Fossat=s Power Wash has been placed on the Planning and Zoning Commission agenda at least 4 times for a home occupied business and each time it is tabled as Allen Fossat, the owner, does not show up for the meeting. The procedures to take care of this issue was discussed. It has been reported that Mr. Fossat may have moved to Helper. MOTION. Councilmember Tatton moved that Mr. Sampinos issue a notice asking Mr. Fossat to complete the requirements of licensing and that if he is caught doing business in Price without a license, that he will be cited. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
8. EDDIE HORVATH AVIARY - Tabled
9. DOMINO=S PIZZA, FAUSETT SUBDIVISION (CEDAR HILLS DRIVE), KINDER COTTAGE PRESCHOOL, DICKSON MORLEY, ROGER HUNT, MAURCIE=S INCORPORATED, LOVELESS ASH PHASE I, TOOL SOURCE, CAVE HOLLOW PHASE I - Conditional Use Permits
Councilmember Tatton reported that the Planning and Zoning Commission gave a favorable recommendation to the following requests for Conditional Use Permits per the stated contingencies.
Domino=s Pizza - 590 East Main, Business and Sign, Preliminary and Final Approval
Fausett Subdivision (Cedar Hills Drive) - Amended Plat, Preliminary and Final Approval - Subject to a satisfactory engineer review and receipt of a mylar plat.
Kinder Cottage Preschool - 836 East 100 North #4 and #5, Business and Sign - Subject to fire inspection approval and a walk through.
Dickson Morley - New Garage, 893 North 400 East, Auxiliary Building - Concept Approval
Roger Hunt - 298 West 100 North, Lot Line Adjustment
Maurice=s Incorporated - 1075 East Main, Business and Sign
Loveless Ash Phase I - 600 Nick Lane, Preliminary and Final Approval - Subject to receipt of a Development Agreement and engineering review.
Tool Source - 410 West 100 North, Sign
Cave Hollow Phase I - 300 East 1100 North, Preliminary and Final Approval to complete five additional lots - Subject to receipt of a Development Agreement and any other items that were required as part of the original 10 lot approval in June, 1997.
MOTION. Councilmember Tatton moved that the requests be approved and that Conditional Use Permits be issued per the above contingencies. Motion seconded by Councilmember Christman and carried.
10. SHARI MADRID - Attendance At Utah League of Cities and Towns - Struck
CONSENT ITEMS - MOTION. Councilmember Denison moved that Items #11 through #22 be approved. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
11. MINUTES - August 11, 2004
12. OKTOBERFEST - Temporary Single Event Beer Permit and Local Consent, Waiver of Permit Fees
13. SHADE TREE COMMISSION - Permission To Apply For Grants Through Utah State
14. LYLE BAUER - Travel Approved - Utah Safety Council Train The Trainer Instruction, Aerial Work
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Platform (Bucket, Scissor Lift) Truck Operation, September 20-22, 2004, Salt Lake City, Utah
15. HOMESTEAD BOULEVARD LOOP - Design and Construction Engineering - Sunrise
Engineering, Inc. Approved
16. UTAH DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT,STP-LC07(7) -
Homestead Boulevard Loop - Matching Portion of $72,777.50 Approved
17. SURPLUS EQUIPMENT - Swimming Pool Old Hot Water Boiler, Two Retired Police Cars
18. SWIMMING POOL FACILITY OZONE CHEMICAL DISINFECTION SYSTEM, #5C-2004 - Permission To Advertise For Bids
19. STORM WATER DETENTION BASIN PARK, TRAIL AND SITE IMPROVEMENTS - Southeastern Utah Health District - Grant In The Amount of $20,000
20. ENGINEER ASSISTANT - Permission To Solicit Applications
21. PATRICIA DIANN MARTINO - Change In Status From Part Time To Full Time
22. DEBRA LISTER - Change In Status From Emergency Hire To Temporary/Full Time Employee
23. NEW HIRE - John Daniels, Human Resource Director
MOTION. Councilmember Tatton moved that John Daniels be hired as a Human Resource Director, Grade 20, effective September 1, 2004. Motion seconded by Councilmember Christman and carried.
24. EXECUTIVE SESSION - Asset Acquisition
MOTION. Councilmember Denison moved that the meeting adjourn and that an Executive Session convene for the purpose of discussing acquisition of an asset. Motion seconded by Councilmember Tatton and carried.
Meeting adjourned at 6:27 p.m.
MOTION. Councilmember Tatton moved that the Executive Session adjourn and that the Council Meeting reconvene. Motion seconded by Councilmember Denison and carried.
Meeting reconvened at 7:20 p.m.
25. PACIFICORP - Purchase of East Price Distribution System
MOTION. Councilmember Christman moved that the purchase of the East Price Distribution System be approved, that the Mayor and City Recorder be authorized to execute an agreement with PacifiCorp for this purchase, and that the Finance Director be authorized to release $163,383.00 to PacifiCorp for the build-around. Motion seconded by Councilmember Tatton and carried.
MOTION. Councilmember Tatton moved that staff be authorized to prepare a resolution for bonding in the amount of $600,000 for the above purchase. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
Meeting adjourned at 7:35 p.m.
ATTEST: Joe L. Piccolo, Mayor
Joanne Lessar, City Recorder