Minutes of the Price City Council Meeting

City Hall: Price, Utah

October 22, 2008 at 5:30 p.m.



Mayor Joe L. Piccolo                       Gary Sonntag, Public Works Director

Councilmembers:                             Aleck Shilaos, Police Chief

Jeff Nielson                                           John Daniels, Human Resource Director

Rick Davis                                            Pat Larsen, Finance Director

Kathy Hanna-Smith                           Laurie Tryon, City Recorder            

Richard Tatton                                    Nick Tatton, Community Director                  

Jeanne McEvoy                                   Nick Sampinos, City Attorney                         


Excused Absence:

Others Present: Kate Alleman, Tom Paluso, Bruce Bryner, Neil Warner, Rita Alderson, Christa Kaminski, C.J. McManus, Marvin Mutz, Kasey Peterson and Gary Taylor


Mayor Piccolo led the Pledge of Allegiance. Roll was called with the above Councilmembers and staff in attendance.


1.             PUBLIC COMMENT-

                Marvin Mutz of the United Way, requested a waiver of a Price City building permit fee for an office space that United Way will soon be moving into at 67 E. Main. He stated that the building is in need of some renovations to make it suitable for offices. He stated that because of United Way’s 501C3 status he hoped that the City would waive the fees. Mr. Mutz hopes that all of the building materials and labor will be received through donations and thought the expenses would be approximately $3000. Mr. Mutz stated that the lease for the building will be set for ten (10) years. Mayor Piccolo suggested speaking to Nick Tatton for funding with the EASY Program. Nick Tatton stated that the building permit waiver would fit under the program requirements and he would assist Mr. Mutz in the process. Mayor Piccolo stated that this item could not be approved tonight as it was not a scheduled agenda item but will be placed on the next agenda for final approval. Councilmember Tatton requested that the City receive a receipt from the United Way for the EASY Program files. The Mayor and Councilmembers all agreed that the item could go forth until final approval on November 12, 2008 in order for the United Way to begin the renovations.


2.             PUBLIC COMMENT-

                C.J. McManus from the Sun Advocate, thanked the Mayor and City Council for the generous donation and time volunteered at the recent golf tournament fundraiser held in October. The fundraiser, “Fire in the Hole” surpassed everyone’s expectations in fundraising and was a great success.  


3.             COUNCILMEMBERS REPORT -The Mayor and Councilmembers presented an update on the

               activities and functions in which they have participated.


4.             VISIONARY SERVICE LEADER AWARD-Krista Kaminski

                Krista Kaminski received the Visionary Service Leader Award for October 2008. Krista is a long time committed community member that has been very active in civic activities and promotions for many years.



Nick Tatton reported that the Planning and Zoning Commission gave the following recommendations on

an application for a Home Occupied Permit.



                a.  OIS Home Cleaning- 764 Windsor Circle- Irma Madrid, Owner- Business-Final


MOTION. Councilmember Davis moved to grant final approval on item 5a as recommended by the

Planning and Zoning Commission. Motion seconded by Councilmember McEvoy and carried.




October 22, 2008


                Nick Tatton reported that the Planning and Zoning Commission gave the following recommendations on applications for Conditional Use Permits.


                a.  Circle H, LLC.- 150 North Carbonville Road- Dustin Heugly, Owner- CUP Denied-Cease and


                The Planning and Zoning Commission recommended that the City Council issue a cease and desist order

              on the business of Circle H, LLC. at 150 North Carbonville Road, and that everything be removed from the

              premises including (equipment, inventory, vehicles, debris related to the business) by November 13, 2008.


                MOTION. Councilmember Hanna-Smith moved to accept the recommendation of the Planning

              and Zoning Commission as set forth is item 6a and to include a letter from staff be sent to Mr.

              Dustin Heugly to inform them of the order and the November 13, 2008 deadline. Motion seconded

              by Councilmember Tatton and carried.


                b.  Winger’s Restaurant- 200 North Hospital Drive- Kasey Peterson, Owner- Preliminary and Final

·         Site development to take place as indicated on the submitted site plan incorporating all measurements and distances; ingress and egress from property; dumpster location; all parking locations; ADA access; fencing; minimum 5% landscaping finding that detailed site plans reduce the opportunity for misunderstandings and promote high quality growth and development consistent with the goals in the Price City General Plan.

·         Completion of development consistent with the storm water management plan submitted and incorporating any recommendations or requirements offered by the Price City Engineer finding that properly controlled and managed storm water runoff prevents flooding and mitigates potential negative impacts on neighboring land uses.

·         Completion of development consistent with the geotechnical study (soil study) for the development site, including information on grading and/or fill at the site and incorporating any recommendations or requirements offered by the Price City Engineer finding that development constructed in accordance with geotechnical studies produce high quality long term development within Price City consistent with the Price City General Plan.

·         Completion of a public infrastructure development agreement with the Price City Public Works Department and submission of the required financial surety guarantee finding that public infrastructure improvements completed as agreed to within a development agreement promote high quality long term development within Price City consistent with the goals within the Price City General Plan.

·         Installation of a grease trap and a sampling manhole onto the sewer system consistent with the submitted plans finding that grease traps and sampling manholes mitigate negative impact on expensive public infrastructure needs.

·         Confirmation of connectivity to the private sewer line owned by Castleview Hospital for use by the applicant.

·         Construction to only start upon completion of final building plan review by the Price City Building Department and Fire Chief and incorporation of any changes and recommendations for code compliance into the building plans finding that properly reviewed and approved building plans promote high quality, long-term, safe construction.

                MOTION. Councilmember Tatton moved to approve item 6b with preliminary and final approval for         Winger’s Restaurant subject to the stated conditions and that any additional requirements for the

              project be met and pass final reviews of the City staff. Motion seconded by Councilmember Hanna-Smith and carried.


                c.  Price Foursquare Church- 900 N. 400 E.- 1-Lot Subdivision -Review and Final-Item Tabled- Strike


CONSENT AGENDA - CONSENT AGENDA - Councilmember Tatton moved to approve items #7 through 12. Motion seconded by Councilmember Davis and carried.


October 22, 2008

7.             MINUTES

                October 8, 2008- City Council Meeting

                October 8, 2008- Community Development and Renewal Agency Meeting


8.             REAL PROPERTY PROPOSAL- Authorization to Accept the Decision Made by the Real Property Management Committee to Decline an Offer from Mr. Dino Kiahtipes and Mr. Angelo Kiahtipes for a Proposed Potential Property Transaction with Price City.


9.             ECONOMIC VITALITY LOAN FUND (EVF) - The Loan Review Committee is Recommending Additional Funding for Bicycleworks and has Recommended that this Conclude any EVF Funding for that Business Consistent with Past Recommendations and Practice


10.          BRYNER HOUSE MUSEUM- Authorization to Place a Temporary Museum Display in City Hall for the Bryner House Museum


11.          TRAVEL REQUEST-

            Gary Sonntag, Utah Floodplain & Stormwater Managers Association, Nov, 20-21, 2008, St.


                Gary Sonntag requested permission to attend the Utah Floodplain & Stormwater Managers

              Association conference in St. George, Utah on November 20-21, 2008 (travel Nov. 19th). This

              training and experience will benefit the City’s flood hazards management and mitigation

              objectives. Estimated cost is $484.00 (budgeted).


12.          WATER TREATMENT PLANT- Emergency Purchase of a Miox Unit to Replace Damaged Miox



13.          PRWID-Councilmember Tatton reported on the happenings of the last PRWID meeting.


·         Gary Sonntag stated that during a water line break last week, Price City had to shut the water off for a few days while fixing the water line. He stated that PRWID assisted the City by delivering water to its customers so that service would continue. Gary Sonntag stated that Price City is indebted to PRWID for their efforts and sent a thank you letter to the PRWID office this week.  


14.          WATER RESOURCES- Regarding the City’s plan to drill deep water wells in the Emma Park

               area, Mayor Piccolo stated that a hearing is set for October 30, 2008 to be conducted by the State

               Engineer. The Mayor stated that he had recently spoken to an affected property owner who will be

               at the hearing and that the owner was in favor of the project.


15.          EMERGENCY PLANNING- Mayor Piccolo received a letter from Questar that he will pass to

              Gary Sonntag. The letter requested identification of outside gathering areas within 1250 feet of any

              gas line within Price City. The information was requested for Questar’s emergency planning

              system. He stated that the Atwood Baseball Fields and Cove Basin Park would qualify for

              identification under that request. Mr. Sonntag said he would assemble the information requested

              by Questar and respond on behalf of Price City.  


16.          COMMUNITY PROGRESS- Update by Councilmember Hanna-Smith

·         Price City ordinances are now available for review online by the public. News releases will be made to encourage public awareness of this development.


17.          POWER BOARD- Update by Councilmember Davis

·         Next meeting- October 29, 2008- 1 p.m.



                a. Committee Review for Street Banners

                b. Curb, Gutter and Sidewalk Improvements on 2nd South

                c. Basso Dino-Mine Playground

                d. Animal Control- Cove Basin Park

                e. Demand Side Management Program

                f. New Library Project

October 22, 2008

                g. Water Issue- 100 South 400-500 East

                h. Pedestrian Safety- Castle Valley Center

                i.  Fire Station


Councilmember Hanna-Smith moved to open the Community Development and Renewal Agency meeting

at 6:33 p.m. Motion seconded by Councilmember McEvoy and carried.


Regular City Council meeting re-adjourned from the Community Development and Renewal Agency

meeting at 6:34 p.m.


City Council meeting adjourned at 6:42 p.m. by Mayor Piccolo pursuant to the motion by Councilmember McEvoy.          


APPROVED                                                                                          ATTEST




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Joe L. Piccolo, Mayor                                                                         Laurie Tryon, City Recorder