Minutes of the
City Hall: Price,
September 24, 2008 at 5:30 p.m.
Councilmembers: Aleck Shilaos, Police Chief
Jeff Nielson John Daniels, Human Resource Director
Kathy Hanna-Smith Nick Sampinos, City Attorney
Others Present: Lynnda Johnson, Paul Bedont, Tom Jewell, Kathy Fausett, Barbara Piccolo, Elizabeth Piccolo
Mayor Piccolo led the Pledge of Allegiance. Roll was called with the above Councilmembers and staff in attendance.
1. PUBLIC COMMENT- No public comment was received.
2. COUNCILMEMBERS REPORT-The Mayor and Councilmembers presented an update on the
activities and functions in which they have participated.
3. VISIONARY SERVICE LEADER AWARD- Kathy Fausett
Kathy Fausett received the October 2008 Visionary Service Leader Award for her dedication and and support to the community.
4. DELYNN FIELDING-Recycling Zones Resolution – Item struck from agenda.
CONSENT AGENDA - Councilmember Hanna-Smith moved to approve items 5 through 10 with item 9 removed for discussion. Motion seconded by Councilmember McEvoy and carried.
September 9, 2008 City Council
6. FINAL PAYMENT- Authorization for Change Order #1, Payment #2 to FX Construction for the Meads Wash Inlet Project #5C-2008
FX Construction has completed all of the required work on the Meads Wash inlet reconstruction
project. A change order is necessary to reflect as-built quantities by an increase of $11,900 for
installing a liner,
placing a field drain on either side, increasing walk height on
and cleaning out the culvert. The revised contract will be $118,400. Payments include: #1, partial,
$50,000; #2, final $68,400.
7. FINAL PAYMENT- Authorization for Change Order #1, Payment #1 to Premiere Striping Inc., for the Class C Roads, Traffic Striping Project
Premier Striping has completed the traffic striping required of them throughout the City. A change order is necessary to reflect as-built quantities by a decrease of $38.08 for a revised contract price of $20,182.97. Payment #1 (final) is for $20,182.97.
8. PARTIAL PAYMENT- Authorization to
Change Order #1, Payment #1 to Nielson Construction for
Construction, while in the process of reconstructing the pavement on
September 24, 2008
being adjusted and one catch basin is being re-worked to address for unforeseen drainage problems.
9. FIRE STATION- Authorization to Move Forward with the Two Bids that were Submitted for the New Fire Station Building for the Feasibility Study
Councilmember Tatton requested
information from Paul Bedont, Price City Fire Chief as to the criteria he had given
to the companies’ bids for a new fire station building. Chief Bedont stated
that he had requested a total for square footage, location options, and fire station
requirements. Paul Bedont gave the Councilmembers a copy of the companies’ profiles
and bid proposals for the feasibility study which he had received. Chief Bedont
explained that after the feasibility study is completed, an architect would
then design a building for the specific needs of the City taking into consideration
the area’s rural criteria that Chief Bedont stated that there is $18,000 CIB
funding set aside for the feasibility study with $18,000 in matching funds from
the City for a total of $36,000. He stated that both companies have built fire
stations before and have dependable reputations. The Mayor and Councilmembers
suggested that partnerships be pursued with other entities that have similar
functions and needs to determine whether a new building could be shared. Paul
Bedont stated that he was in agreement with creating a partnership and will
continue to communicate with other entities that might be interested. Chief
Bedont stated that his objective is to provide service to the City and meet the
growing needs of the citizens. He stated that a new station or larger station
would keep the City ahead of the times and growth for the next 50 years.
Councilmember McEvoy stated that she is in support of a building with energy
conserving and recycling options. Councilmember Davis stated that safety should
be the first thing taken into consideration for the firefighters when creating
a building to suit their needs. MOTION.
Councilmember Tatton moved to approve the feasibility study and to form a
committee consisting of Mayor Piccolo,
10. TRAVEL REQUEST-
11. PRWID- Councilmember Tatton reported on the happenings of the last PRWID meeting.
12. COMMUNITY PROGRESS Update by Councilmember Hanna-Smith
· Final round of Yard of the Month awards
· New members
13. POWER BOARD-Update by Councilmember Davis
· Infrastructure needs, substation, power lines etc.
· Recommnded use of Bruno Engineering as a source for professional services for information and assistance on bidding and other issues
· Council would like to receive a report on which companies received invitations to submit proposals for professional services and their responses. Terms and hourly rates or maximum amounts should be provided in all proposals. Council would like this item on the next meeting agenda.
DAYS- Update by
· Will schedule one more meeting with individuals to discuss final issues from event.
15. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
a. Committee Review for Street Banners
b. Curb, Gutter and Sidewalk Improvements on 2nd South
c. Basso Dino-Mine Playground
e. Demand Side Management Program
f. New Library Project
g. Water Issue- 100 South 400-500 East
September 24, 2008
16. NEW BUSINESS-
Gary Sonntag reported
that he received a call from Jones & DeMille Engineering requesting
approval for implementation of a wetland mitigation project in the Price area. Mr.
Sonntag stated that as part of bridge construction project in
stated that a bucket truck has been located in
Councilmember Davis- Nay Councilmember McEvoy- Aye
Councilmember Tatton- Aye
Councilmember Nielson- Aye
Meeting adjourned at 7:08 p.m. by Mayor Piccolo pursuant to the motion by Councilmember McEvoy.