Minutes of The Special Price City Council Meeting

City Hall: Price, Utah

October 21, 1996, 5:00 p.m.



Roy A. Nikas, Betty P. Wheeler, Joe L Piccolo, Steve Bringhurst

Vern W. Jones (Adminis. Ass't.), Ed Shook (Police Lieutenant), Joanne Lessar (City Recorder), Pat Larsen (Finance Director)

Absent and Excused: Mayor Lou Colosimo, Councilmember Stephen L. Denison


MOTION. In the absence of Mayor Lou Colosimo, Councilmember Bringhurst moved that Councilmember Roy A. Nikas be appointed Mayor Protempore. Motion seconded by Councilmember Wheeler and carried.


The Council reviewed the issues and projects discussed in the Planning Session held on August 7, 1996. Vern Jones presented copies of the latest General Plan as outlined in the Utah Code Book. As some of these issues and projects were not covered in the General Plan, it was recommended that these be added.

The following were added/changed to the General Plan:

New Section #9 - Economic Development (include recreation).

Section #6 Land Use - add commercial, residential, industrial, and industrial growth. It was recommended to define the areas that could be used for industrial zones, and where development can and can not occur. It would be helpful to the Planning and Zoning if the Council could give some guidance in the area of industrial growth.

Section #7 Public Facilities and Recreation Potential - add recreational potential such as trails, parkways, tourism.

Section #1 Specific Policies and Objectives - add Budget Process as Item #6 and Impact Fees as Item #7 under Sub-section 1.7.

Section #1 Specific Policies and Objectives - add Sub-section 1.8 for Municipal Management (personnel issues, human resources, policies and procedures, compensation, morale, training and development.

Section #4 Annexation and Price City Boundaries - annexation is covered under this item.

Subject #6 Land Use - add subdivisions and residential growth.

Sub-section #2.1 Planning and Zoning, and Subsection #2.3 Administration of Regulations - City and County Planning and Zoning Commissions are covered under this item.

New Section #10 Public/Private Utilities with Sub-Sections.

10.1 Water

10.2 Electric

10.3 Sewer

10.4 Telecommunications

Sub-section #1.7 Municipal Finance - grants are covered under this section.

Sub-section #2.4 Municipal Services - duplication of services (City/County) is covered under this section.

Sub-section #1.7 Municipal Finance - Surplus equipment/property can be added under this section.

Section #7 Public Facilities and Recreation Potential - add Central School Building, ball fields and playground equipment.

The Council discussed a fleet pool and recommended that it be reviewed and set up as a separate fund. Term limitations was also discussed. It was recommended that the various City boards and commissions be reviewed to find out if they are controlled by State Statute or the City.

It was recommended that after the above items are included in the General Plan, that the Planning and Zoning Commission and department supervisors prioritize the 10 categories, and submit their list to the Council for final prioritization.

Meeting adjourned at 6:20 p.m.