Minutes of the
City Hall: Price,
November 12, 2008 at 5:30 p.m.
Councilmembers: Aleck Shilaos, Police Chief
Jeff Nielson Nick Tatton, Community Director
Jeanne McEvoy Laurie Tryon, City Recorder
Kathy Hanna-Smith John Daniels, Human Resource Director
Richard Tatton Nick Sampinos, City Attorney
Pat Larsen, Finance Director
Excused Absence: Councilmember Davis
Others Present: Billy Wardle, Jason Wichmann, Cory Vogrinec, Trevor Lindt, Jerry Giraud, Bryce Slaugh, Ron Brewer, Sam and Billie White, J.R. Herrera, Rowdy Christensen, Bryce Bryner
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.
HEARING- To Receive Input on the Proposed
MOTION. Councilmember Tatton moved to open the public hearing at 6:07 p.m. Motion seconded by Councilmember Nielson and carried. No public comment was received. MOTION. Councilmember Tatton moved to close the public hearing at 6:08 p.m. Motion seconded by Councilmember Hanna-Smith and carried.
4. ATWOOD BASEBALL COMPLEX- Mayor Piccolo
The City Council will request assistance from
Baseball Complex. Finance Director, Pat Larsen will check the budget to determine if funding
exists to pay for the red dirt. MOTION. Councilmember Hanna-Smith moved to approve the
purchase of red dirt for the Atwood Baseball Complex contingent upon the availability of funding.
Motion seconded by Councilmember Tatton and carried.
5. STATE OF
Utah State Medical Examiner’s Office recognized Chief Shilaos for his 20 plus
years of service as their representative medical examiner in
6. RECOGNITION OF WATER DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEES- 20” Water Transmission Pipeline Break
On Wednesday, October 8, 2008, City crews were alerted to a major water break of catastrophic
proportions on a 20-inch culinary water transmission pipeline. The break occurred in an area
approximately ¼ mile south of the Carbon Power
plant on the
and Sewer Department supervisor mobilized the crew. Crews worked through the night to
stabilize the site. The break area was isolated from the rest of the pipeline. The situation was an
emergency and of such size that it was necessary to bring in additional workers and equipment.
Nelco Contractors, having worked for the City and having recently completing the pipeline
relocation near the
and backfilled. The days that followed included a persistent effort of City staff, to disinfect, flush
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and clean the line. Due to dwindling water storage tank levels, the Price River Water Improvement
District (PRWID) was contacted for supplemental water delivery. PRWID furnished water over an
approximate 3 to 4 day period causing them to run three overtime graveyard shifts. The City’s
pipeline was not put back in service until safety and water quality standards were met. A
temporary bypass road was built to mitigate the disruption to Rocky Mountain Power’s Ash Haul
Road. The City is appreciative of the support, cooperation and assistance provided by its
neighboring utility providers.
staff for their ability to respond quickly to such an emergency. He praised the staff members and
noted that their ability to respond promptly and efficiently are a direct result of their prior training,
skill development, practice and longevity on the job. The Mayor, City Council and Gary Sonntag
presented each of the water department staff with recognition for a job well done.
On Thursday, November 6, 2008, nineteen (19) persons attended an open house for the Price River Trail. Gary Sonntag gave an introduction and history of the project including a video presentation created by Jones & Demille Engineering explaining the project. Gary Sonntag stated that ample time was allotted for questions and answers and he perceived that the visitors and interested individuals view the project as favorable. No one offered any opposing view points.
PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION
applications for Conditional Use Permits
CONDITIONAL USE PERMITS (CUP)
b. Lot Line Adjustment- 690 S. Hwy. 55- Kevin Axelgard- Preliminary and Final
c. Clint Motte Property Issue- 1592 E. 500 S.- Compliance Review-Tabled
d. Sorenson Communications- Lighting Compliance Review
e. Planning and Zoning Training Retreat- Date Set for Dec. 8, 2008
MOTION. Councilmember Hanna-Smith moved to grant final approval on items a and b as recommended
by the Planning and Zoning Commission. Motion seconded by Councilmember McEvoy and carried.
CONSENT AGENDA - Councilmember Nielson moved to approve items 9 through 26 with item 27
removed for discussion. Motion seconded by Councilmember Tatton and carried.
October 22, 2008 City Council Meeting
October 22, 2008 CDBG Public Hearing
November 7, 2008 City Council- Workshop
10. BUSINESS LICENSES-Authorization to Approve a Business License for BEALL’S Retailers at
11. EASY Program- Authorization and Funding Approval Consistent with the Application Received
from Bookcliff Sales
12. RESOLUTION 2008-17 Authorization to Adopt a Job Description for Office Clerk at the City
13. EMPLOYEE APPRECIATION LUNCHEON- Approval of the December 17, 2007 Employee
Appreciation Luncheon for All Employees
to Employees and Board Members
15. RABIES CLINIC- Authorization for Dr. Griggs of
November 12, 2008
16. BUILDING FEE WAIVER- Authorization to Waive the Building Permit Fee for the United Way
Renovations of a New Office Space
Located at 67 E.
City for the Annual Audit ($10,900) and for the Mayor to Sign the Agreement on Behalf of Price
18. CODIFICATION SERVICES- Authorization to Approve an Agreement
19. ACCOUNTING- Authorization to Solicit Requests for Proposals for Banking Services
20. RESOLUTION 2008-18 Authorization to Adopt a Resolution and Approve the Enhanced Public
Safety Retirement 4% COLA Option Allowed Under the 2008 Senate Bill 19
21. NEPHI SANDSTONE CORP. - Authorization for Final Payment #1-4 and Change Orders #1-2, #9C-2008 to Nephi Sandstone Corp. for the 100 East Water and Sewer Pipeline Replacement
Nephi Sandstone has completed all of the required work on the 100 East Water & Sewer Pipeline Replacement project. It is necessary to adjust the contract amount to reflect as-built quantities by Change Order #1 (additional water service line, concrete work), increase of $36,032.50 (contract $270,522.50); Change Order #2 (credit, additional asphalt) decrease of $548.12 (contract $269,974.38). Payments (partial) #1 $56,946.15; #2 105,330.00; #3 $94,720.23; (final) #4 $12,978.00.
CONSTRUCTION- Authorization for Final Payments #1-3 and Change Orders #1-3 to
Nielson Construction for the
Construction has completed all of the required work to reconstruct
23. NELCO CONTRACTORS- Nelco Contractors has Invoiced the City in the Amount of $5,925.15 for the Emergency Repair Work (Labor, Materials and Equipment) done to the Broken 20” Water Transmission Pipeline on October 9, 10 and 13th, 2008
Nelco Contractors were called in on a broken pipe emergency repair to the City’s 20-inch culinary
water transmission pipe line, ¼ mile south of the Carbon Power plant in the ash haul road. They
assisted the City crews in excavation, removing the broken pipeline, replacing the pipe and
backfilling the hole. They worked on October 9, 10 & 13, 2008 supplying labor, materials and
equipment. Nelco has invoiced the City in the amount of $5,925.15 for the work completed.
Gary D. Sonntag was hired as City Engineer on September 16, 1983. He was promoted to Public
Works Director on November 1, 1997. It was the intent to hire a City Engineer; however, Mr.
Sonntag continued to work as City Engineer to the present (except for brief intervals when that
position was held by others). He will continue as City engineer until that position is filled
permanently and it will run concurrent with his position as Public Works Director.
25. NIELSON CONSTRUCTION- Authorization for Payment to Nielson Construction for the
Emergency Repair Work on the 20 Water Transmission Pipeline.
Nielson Construction completed the pavement repairs, to the Rocky Mountain Power ash haul
road, following the emergency repair to the City’s 20 inch culinary water transmission pipeline. It
was necessary to immediately restore the road pavement so as not to hinder the movement of
traffic on the road and avoid poor weather. Nielson Construction completed the road preparation
and pavement placement in the area where the pipe break took place. They have invoiced the City
in the amount of $5,150.00
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Ryan Moynier, CFO of Castleview Hospital has made a
ownership and maintenance of
their sewer main. It was installed in 1984, in
Holiday Inn to a point north of the hospital, a distance of approximately 1740 feet. The pipeline is
a 10- inch concrete pipe with 8 manholes. The City’s Water & Sewer Department are aware of the
Hospital Drive sewer pipeline and its condition and have no objection to taking it over.
27. UTILITIES- Authorization to Approve a Credit for a Portion of an Overage Amount on a Utility
Customers Water Bill in Question from a Severe Water Leak
Councilmember Tatton moved to table the item until further information is brought to Council.
Motion seconded by Councilmember McEvoy and carried.
28. PRWID-Councilmember Tatton reported on the happenings of the last PRWID meeting.
29. COMMUNITY PROGRESS-Update by Kathy Hanna-Smith
· October 29, 2008- Halloween home decoration awards were given
· Griswald Christmas home decorating contest-Judging dates will be December 8-12
· Highway 10 planter will have new plastic and rock added. Flowers will be added next year when the weather breaks
30. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
a. Committee Review for Street Banners
b. Curb, Gutter and Sidewalk Improvements on 2nd South
c. Basso Dino-Mine Playground- Nick Sampinos suggested that the City provide the Carbon
information regarding the Basso Dino-Mine Playground to verify expenditure of the money
granted by the District for the project. Both Councilmember McEvoy and Pat Larsen stated that
the information has previously been given to the District. Mayor Piccolo suggested that this be
done in person by
e. Demand Side Management Program
f. New Library Project- Councilmember McEvoy stated that a presentation on concepts for a
new library will be held on Monday, November 17, 2008 at 10:30a.m. in
g. Water Issue- 100 South 400-500 East
i. Fire Station
31. INTERNATIONAL DAYS- Councilmember McEvoy reported that CEU has a parade float car
that may be duplicated for the City for use in local parades or may even want to sell the float. She
will contact the college for more information and update the Council at a later date.
32. NEW BUSINESS
Light Festival. Pat Larsen will have a check ready at the next City Council meeting. She stated that
the item is not a budgeted item but may be funded from the Transient Room Tax Fund as a tourism
related activity and suggested inclusion of a future sponsorship as a line item in next year’s budget.
The Council agreed that the City be a sponsor and will ratify approval at the next Council meeting.
meeting at 6:42 p.m.
Meeting adjourned at 7:10 p.m. by Mayor Piccolo pursuant to the motion by Councilmember McEvoy.