September 22, 1999, 5:30 p.m.
Mayor Colosimo led the Pledge of Allegiance. Roll was called with the above members in attendance.
MOTION. Councilmember Denison moved that the minutes of the June 9, 1999 meeting be approved as written. Motion seconded by Councilmember Nikas and carried.
2. BID OPENING - Swimming Pool Locker Room Re-Roof - Committee Appointed
The following bids were received to re-roof the swimming pool locker room.
MOTION. Councilmember Denison moved that a committee, consisting of himself and Councilmember Wheeler, Gary Sonntag, Scott McDonald, and Pat Larsen, be appointed to review the bids and given the power to act. Motion seconded by Councilmember Tatton and carried.
3. BID OPENING - Repaint Interior of Three Million Gallon Water Tank - Committee Appointed
The following bids were received to re-paint the interior of the three million gallon water tank.
MOTION. Councilmember Piccolo moved that a committee, consisting of himself, Councilmember Denison, Gary Sonntag, Pat Larsen, and Paul Wheeler, be appointed to review the bids and given the power to act. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
4. SOUTHEASTERN UTAH ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL GOVERNMENTS - Update On Business and Technical Assistance Center (Parking Lot Reconstruction and Construction of Community Services Building)
Bill Howell, representing the Southeastern Utah Association of Local Governments, presented an update on the Business and Technical Assistance Center pertaining to the parking lot re-construction project and construction of a Community Services Building. The Price City Planning and Zoning Commission gave preliminary approval for their parking lot project on December 16, 1998. Bids were received for the project and Henrie Construction was awarded the contract. Bids were also received for architectural services for the Community Services Building (food bank, weatherization program, H.E.A.T. program). The contract will be awarded to Eaton Mahoney as soon as some paper work has been completed. With respect to ownership of the building, the property on which the BTAC stands (Lots 1 and 2 (south half) of Block 7 of the Price Townsite Survey and Lot 4 (north side), is owned by Price City and was purchased October 22, 1992. Price City received a grant in the amount of $340,000 from the Community Impact Board. Part of the funds were used to purchase the property and the other part was used as matching funds for an Economic Development Administration grant. The City was the applicant and grantee of the CIB Grant. The City and the Southeastern Utah Association of Governments were joint applicants and grantees of the EDA grant. The City and AOG have an agreement that the AOG would be responsible for administration. There is a three party agreement between the City, Carbon County, and AOG. In this agreement, the City has agreed to maintain fire and physical damage insurance on the building, to provide police patrol and building security, to maintain the exterior and roof of the building, sell electrical power at the lowest possible cost, and to provide snow removal on the offside sidewalks. The AOG is responsible for additional liability insurance, internal custodial work, and light maintenance and upkeep of the building. Carbon County is responsible for snow removal on site and weed control. Another agreement between the AOG and the BTAC stipulates that the AOG will provide certain administrative services, such as accounting, staff supervision, etc. Mayor Colosimo thanked Mr. Howell for his input.
5. CARBON COUNTY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COALITION - Permission To Hang Banner and Clothesline
Mayor Colosimo presented a letter from the Carbon County Domestic Violence Coalition. In observance of the month of October as Domestic Violence Month, they are requesting permission to hang a banner across Main Street, hang clothes lines at 90 North 100 East and to place a purple ribbon on the clock in the Peace Garden. MOTION. Councilmember Tatton moved that with the exception of the purple ribbon on the clock, that the Coalition receive permission to hang a banner across Main Street and clothes lines at 90 North 100 East. Motion seconded by Councilmember Piccolo and carried.
6. SUN ADVOCATE - Ad For Carbon County Business Review
MOTION. Councilmember Denison moved that an ad in the amount of $59.10 be placed in the Sun Advocate's Carbon County Business Review. Motion seconded by Councilmember Nikas and carried.
7. NOTRE DAME OKTOBERFEST - Special Event Beer Permit
MOTION. Councilmember Nikas moved that a special event beer permit be approved for the Notre Dame Oktoberfest which will be held on Saturday, September 25th from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
8. SHADE TREE COMMISSION - Appointment of Boardmember Marlon Winger
Councilmember Tatton reported that George Grivet has resigned from the Shade Tree Commission. The Commission is recommending Marlon Winger as a replacement. Mr. Winger is the USU Extension Agent. MOTION. Councilmember Tatton moved that the resignation of George Grivet be accepted and that Marlon Winger be appointed as the new Boardmember. Motion seconded by Councilmember Piccolo and carried.
9. CARBON COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE - Funding For 1998
Councilmember Nikas reported that each year the City contributes towards the Chamber of Commerce. However, during the year 1998, the Chamber failed to make an official request for funding and did not receive financial support from Price City for that year. The Chamber is requesting that the City provide reto-active funding for fiscal year 1998 in the amount of $6,000. Pat Larsen reported that she has reviewed this with Nicole Rackley, the former Executive Director of the Chamber. According to Price City's records, the Chamber has been paid every year. MOTION. Councilmember Nikas moved that in the event that this has not been paid, that Pat be authorized to make the payment for Fiscal Year 1998. Motion seconded by Councilmember Denison and carried.
10. KAY COPFER - Reduction of Water Bill
Councilmember Denison reported that Kay Copfer is requesting a credit on a water bill for a rental unit. The City notified Ms. Copfer's renter that there was a leak in the water line, but the renter did not notify Ms. Copfer in a timely manner and the water bill increased significantly. As soon as Ms. Copfer was made aware of the leak, she made arrangements to have it repaired. In comparing water bills from previous months, they went from $29 to $56 to $98.72 and then to $253.12. MOTION. Councilmember Denison moved that a credit in the amount of $154.40 be made, which is the difference between the $253.12 amount and the $98.72 amount. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
11. JOHN AND CATHERINE BARNEY, MCDONALDS, HANDS ON HEALTH, PINNACLE CANYON ACADEMY - Conditional Use Permits
Councilmember Piccolo reported that the Planning and Zoning Commission gave a favorable recommendation to the following requests for Conditional Use Permits per the stated contingencies.
12. WILMA BARNETT - Travel Request - Tabled
13. KEVIN DROLC, JOANNE LESSAR - Travel Approved
Mayor Colosimo presented the following travel requests:
14. ORDINANCE NO. 99-007 - Amending Price City Business License Code Pertaining To Itinerant Merchants and The Exclusion of Those Products Which Are Grown Or Produced By Individuals In Utah
Nick Sampinos presented Ordinance No. 99-007, amending the Price City Business License Code pertaining to Itinerant Merchants and the exclusion of those products which are grown or produced by individuals in Utah. MOTION. Councilmember Piccolo moved that Ordinance #99-007 be adopted, that the Mayor and City Recorder be authorized to sign the ordinance, that it become effective January 1, 2000, and that it be published. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
15. PRICE RIVER WATER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT - Sewer Fee Schedule
Councilmember Denison presented a rate schedule prepared by the Price River Water Improvement District regarding sewer, water, miscellaneous, other services, etc. He would like Price City to prepare something similar.
Councilmember Denison was excused at 6:20 p.m.
16. LIABILITY INSURANCE - Permission To Prepare Specifications and Advertise For Bid
Pat Larsen reported that the City's present liability and property insurance expires April 30, 2000. She requested permission to prepare specifications and advertise for bids for coverage for the next 3 years through April 30, 2003. MOTION. Councilmember Piccolo moved that the request be granted. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried. It was recommended that this bid include Workmans Compensation and health and dental insurance.
17. RESOLUTION #99-19 - Policy For Standards of Grooming and Dress Code
Keith Wight presented Resolution #99-19, adopting a policy for standards of grooming and dress code for all employees of Price City for purposes of employee safety and to assure appropriate representation of the City by employees in the performance of their public duties. MOTION. Councilmember Piccolo moved that Resolution #99-19 be adopted, that the Mayor and City Recorder be authorized to sign the resolution, and that it become effective October 1, 1999. Motion seconded by Councilmember Tatton and carried.
18. JEREMY BIRCH - New Hire Approved
Keith Wight recommended the hiring of Jeremy Birch as a Laborer, Temp/FT in the Cemetery Department. MOTION. Councilmember Tatton moved that the new hire be approved. Motion seconded by Councilmember Nikas and carried.
19. TRAVIS BYRGE - Reclassification Approved
Keith Wight recommended that Travis Byrge be reclassified from a Laborer, Temp/FT to Carpenter I Perm/FT in the Maintenance Department. MOTION. Councilmember Nikas moved that the reclassification be approved. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.
20. CARL MCCORMICK, TANNER DEATON - Reclassifications/Promotions Approved
Keith Wight recommended that Carl McCormick and Tanner Deaton be reclassified and promoted from Lifeguard, Perm/PT to Senior Lifeguard, Perm/PT at the swimming pool. MOTION. Councilmember Wheeler moved that the reclassifications and promotions be approved. Motion seconded by Councilmember Piccolo and carried.
21. EMPLOYEE FLU SHOTS
MOTION. Councilmember Wheeler moved that flu shots be provided for all employees during the upcoming flu season. Motion seconded by Councilmember Piccolo and carried.
Mayor Colosimo recognized Boy Scout Erik Fisher.
Meeting adjourned at 7:03 p.m.