September 8, 1999, 5:30 p.m.
Mayor Lou Colosimo
Mayor Colosimo led the Pledge of Allegiance. The roll was called with the above members present.
1. MINUTES - August 25, 1999
The following corrections were made to the minutes of August 25, 1999:
- Item #5 - Change the number of hand held utility reading devices from three to four.
- Item #10 - Include that the money set aside for this item will be taken out of the tourism fund.
MOTION. Councilmember Wheeler moved that upon the above corrections, that the minutes of the August 25, 1999 meeting be approved as written. Motion seconded by Councilmember Nikas and carried.
2. MINUTES - August 31, 1999
MOTION. Councilmember Denison moved that the minutes of the August 31, 1999 meeting be approved as written. Motion seconded by Councilmember Piccolo and carried.
3. VIET-NAM MEMORIAL - Peace Gardens - Struck
4. PRICE/WELLINGTON CANAL (SECONDARY WATER) - Update - Tabled
Councilmember Nikas reported that the update on the Price/Wellington Canal be tabled. Initially there was an emergency that the canal companies hold a meeting prior to October 1st to determine whether they were in favor of piping the canal. However, that has been delayed. Instead, the various canal companies are going to hold informational meetings with their stockholders to answer any questions they may have regarding the piping.
5. HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL FIELD - Assistance From Price City Approved
Councilmember Denison reported that Carbon High Baseball Coach Lane Herrick contacted him asking for the City's assistance on their baseball field. Coach Herrick asked if someone from the City could roto-till their warning track prior to them placing crushed lava rock in the area. He reviewed this with Suda Merriman, Parks Dept. Supervisor, and she indicated that they could work it in their schedule. MOTION. Councilmember Denison moved that the request be granted. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
In addition, Councilmember Denison reported that Coach Herrick also asked if a Bobcat could be used to move some dirt around. They recently constructed new dugouts and it is difficult to use a backhoe to do this. MOTION. Councilmember Nikas moved that the Maintenance Dept. provide this service with a Bobcat. Motion seconded by councilmember Denison and carried.
6. B & D ENTERPRISES - Home Occupied Business Approved
Councilmember Piccolo reported that the Planning and Zoning Commission gave a favorable recommendation to Thomas Rex and Wendy C. McCourt to operate B & D Enterprises, a mail order business, from their home located at 575 East 200 South. MOTION. Councilmember Piccolo reported that the business be approved upon payment of the business license fee. Motion seconded by Councilmember Denison and carried.
7. MCDONALDS RESTAURANT - Temporary Use of Storage Container - Tabled
8. BEAUTOPIA HAIR STUDIO - Conditional Use Permit Approved
Councilmember Piccolo reported that the Planning and Zoning Commission gave a favorable approval to Beautopia Hair Studio for a business and sign located at 636 West Price River Drive. MOTION. Councilmember Piccolo moved that the request be approved and that a Conditional Use Permit be issued contingent upon review by the Fire Chief and the purchase of a business license. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
9. PAPA MURPHY'S PIZZA - Site Plan - Tabled
10. THOMAS DEVELOPMENT - Rosecrea Apartments - Preliminary Approval
Councilmember Piccolo reported that the Planning and Zoning Commission gave preliminary approval to Thomas Development for the Rosecrea Apartments at 300 South 1600 East based on several contingencies. This development deals with 48 housing units at the end of 300 South. It will eventually provide a north/south travel way to Fausett Lane. The concerned issues were fire protection inside this 48 unit complex because it is a dead end parking area and 710 feet from the nearest public street. Drainage water was also a concern, as well as letters of intent to Utah Power & Light and Mountain Fuel.
11. TERRACE HILLS PARK MASTER PLAN AND SKATE PARK - Concept
Councilmember Piccolo reported that the Planning and Zoning Commission reviewed the concept plans submitted for the Terrace Hills Park Master Plan and Skate Park. A video of three different skate parks in the State of Utah was presented. The videos indicated how they were constructed, what they looked like, and who uses them. Planning and Zoning gave a favorable recommendation to concept approval for the Terrace Hills Park Master Plan as well as the Skate Park.
12. VERN JONES, ALECK SHILAOS, KEITH WIGHT, PAT LARSEN, JOANNE LESSAR, PAT COLOSIMO - Travel Approved
Mayor Colosimo presented the following travel requests:
MOTION. Councilmember Piccolo moved that the travel be approved. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
13. PER DIEM - Utah League of Cities and Towns Convention
MOTION. Councilmember Piccolo moved that the per diem for the Utah League of Cities and Towns Convention be set at $45 per day. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
14. PURCHASE OF POLICE CAR - Year 2000 - Approved
Police Chief Shilaos reported that in last year's budget, a police car was ordered through Community Motors. As they were unable to deliver the car, the City purchased one through Butterfield Ford. However, the order through Community Ford still stands. As another police car was budgeted for the current year, he requested permission to proceed with that order through Community Motors. MOTION. Councilmember Nikas moved that the purchase through Community Motors be approved. Motion seconded by Councilmember Denison and carried.
15. SNOW, CHRISTENSEN AND MARTINEAU - Payment of Attorney Fees In Capitol Indemnity Corporation Case
Pat Larsen presented an invoice in the amount of $9,425.83 submitted by Snow, Christensen and Martineau, attorneys representing the City in the Capitol Indemnity Corporation Case involving K & P Plumbing and Nelson Irrigation Co. MOTION. Councilmember Nikas moved that the payment be made. Motion seconded by Councilmember Piccolo and carried.
16. LEASE/PURCHASE (SEWER TRUCK) - Permission To Solicit Proposals
MOTION. Councilmember Piccolo moved that authorization be given to solicit lease/purchase proposals for the purchase of the new sewer vacuum truck. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
17. THOMAS RICHARDSON - New Hire Approved
Keith Wight recommended that Thomas Richardson be hired as a Mechanic in the Shop Department, permanent/full time effective September 20, 1999. MOTION. Councilmember Piccolo moved that the new hire be approved. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
18. HILARY STEPHENS - New Hire Approved
Keith Wight recommended that Hilary Stephens be hired as a Library Aide in the Library, permanent/part time. He also requested that he be authorized to retain the current list of eligible candidates and to refer to that list for future personnel in the Library. MOTION. Councilmember Wheeler moved that the new hire and the eligibility list be approved. Motion seconded by Councilmember Piccolo and carried.
19. WATER SOURCE PROTECTION PLAN - Hansen, Allen & Luce Engineering, Partial Payment #2
Gary Sonntag reported that Hansen, Allen and Luce Engineering has submitted an invoice for a partial payment in the amount of $2,326.08 for services rendered to date in preparation for the Water Source Protection plan. MOTION. Councilmember Piccolo moved that the partial payment be approved. Motion seconded by Councilmember Denison and carried.
20. PEDESTRIAN SAFETY AND SIDEWALK PROJECT (AJ BODY SHOP) - B. Hansen Construction - Final Payment
Gary Sonntag reported that AJ Body Shop has commenced a project to expand their business. In conjunction with this project, the City participated in the sidewalk construction under the Pedestrian Safety program. Hansen Construction, who was working for UDOT at the time this project was completed, was hired to do the sidewalk construction. Hansen Construction submitted an invoice in the amount of $7,015.60 for this project. Gary recommended that this be paid out of the Pedestrian Safety fund and that any balance not covered by that fund be paid out of Class "C" Roads or the UDOT concrete fund. As this project went over what UDOT figured it would cost, UDOT will likely adjust the amount in the Pedestrian Safety funds or increase the funds in the concrete fund to offset it. MOTION. Councilmember Piccolo moved that the payment be made. Motion seconded by Councilmember Nikas and carried.
21. SWIMMING POOL FACILITY - Fee Structure Revisions
Gary Sonntag reported that the present fee schedule for the swimming pool facility has been developed to bring in customers and generate a revenue that will help offset the expenses of operation. The fee structure needs to be adjusted from time to time in order to accommodate changing demands, swimming programs, special events and group requirements. These types of revisions are always in development. He requested permission to adopt a resolution forming a committee that would be allowed to evaluate and approve fees outside of the basic fee structure. The committee could consist of the Finance Director, a Councilmember, himself, and Scott McDonald. Once fees are implemented, a report would be made back to the City council. Vern Jones stated that the current ordinance should be changed to facilitate this request. MOTION. Councilmember Betty moved that the request be granted. Motion seconded by Councilmember Piccolo and carried. The committee will consist of Councilmember Wheeler, Gary Sonntag, Scott McDonald and Pat Larsen.
22. MUSEUM PARKING LOT DRAINAGE PROJECT - Bidding Procedures Waived
Gary Sonntag reported that the drainage problems in the parking lot next to the museum will be completed inhouse. As materials for the project will exceed $2,000, he requested permission to waive bidding procedures and secure the necessary materials to complete the job. An amount of $7,000 has been budgeted. MOTION. Councilmember Wheeler moved that the request be granted. Motion seconded by Councilmember Piccolo and carried.
23. DICK PEREA - Partial Release of Development Agreement For Sidewalk Construction
Gary Sonntag reported that Dick Perea has completed the sidewalk construction as part of a Development Improvement Agreement. Gary recommended a partial release in the amount of $1,462.50. MOTION. Councilmember Nikas moved that the partial release be approved. Motion seconded by Councilmember Tatton and carried.
24. PRICE RIVER WATER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT - Ridge Road Waterline Project
Councilmember Denison reported that Price River Water Improvement District's project to construct a 12" waterline along Ridge Road from Four Mile Hill to the east and south end of Wellington is progressing very well. The District received funding from the Community Impact Board. The final application to the Economic Development Agency was submitted last week. EDA is continuing to review the application and at this point, everything looks good. Construction on the waterline will begin shortly after the first of January, 2000.
Councilmember Denison also informed the Council that Dick Lee has requested that PRWID look into a waterline extension in the Gordon Creek area on property that he owns. Mr. Lee is planning to develop 5 to 20 acre lots on top of one of the plateaus on Pinnacle Peak.
25. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - Letter Regarding Current Sewer Rate
Councilmember Denison reported that Price River Water Improvement District is going forward on the ammonia or nitrification process at the sewer treatment plant so that specifications can be met. The Economic Development Agency has requested that the City write a letter indicating their current sewer rate of $18/month. EDA and CIB is trying to find out what the local rate is in order to determine what they will fund on this nitrification process. MOTION. Councilmember Denison moved that the City write such a letter and forward it to PRWID. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
MOTION. Councilmember Nikas moved that the meeting adjourn and that a meeting of the Redevelopment Agency convene. Motion seconded by Councilmember Piccolo and carried.
Meeting adjourned at 6:10 p.m.
Redevelopment Agency Minutes
Reconvened at 6:17 p.m.
Meeting adjourned at 6:25 p.m.
ATTEST: Lou Colosimo, Mayor
Joanne Lessar, City Recorder