Minutes of The Special Price City Council Meeting

City Hall: Price, Utah

November 15, 2005, 4:00 p.m.



Mayor Joe L. Piccolo                                          Joanne Lessar, City Recorder

Councilmembers:                                               Pat Larsen, Finance Director

     Richard Tatton                                              Gary Sonntag, Public Works Director/City Engineer

     Jeanne McEvoy                                            Nick Tatton, Community Director

     Mae Aguayo                                                 John Daniels, Human Resource Director


Excused: Councilmember Betty P. Wheeler

   Councilmember Stephen L. Denison


Others Present:

     Kent Boyack                        Gregory Lowder


 1.        CANVASS OF 2005 GENERAL ELECTION - Accepted


The Mayor and Council acted as the Board of Canvassers for the November 8, 2005 General Election.  Joanne Lessar reported that there were 17 Provisional Ballots.  Out of the 17, only 14 were counted as two voters were not registered and the other was registered in another city.  Two absentee ballots were received and eligible to be counted.  The Provisional Ballots and the Absentee Ballots were added to the cumulative ballots cast. The results of the election were as follows:


Candidates Name                 Term and Office                  Total Votes

Joe L. Piccolo                Mayor - 4 Years                           1,011

Betty P. Wheeler           Mayor - 4 Years                               855

Rick Davis                     Councilmember - 4 Years                 677

Jeanne McEvoy              Councilmember - 4 Years                 934

John Kit Pappas            Councilmember - 4 Years                 650

Kathy Hanna Smith        Councilmember - 4 Years              1,116

Jeff Nielson                    Councilmember - 2 Years              1,049

Edwin G. Shook Councilmember - 2 Years                              781


MOTION.  Councilmember Tatton moved that the election results be accepted.  Motion seconded by Councilmember Aguayo and carried.


 2.        RESOLUTION #2005-29 - Classification of Job Description As A Grade 19 For Price City Fire Chief


John Daniels presented Resolution #2005-29, classifying the job description for the Price City Fire Chief as a Grade 19.  This is due to additional duties associated with emergency management and fire code enforcements.  MOTION.  Councilmember Tatton moved that Resolution #2005-29 be approved and that the Mayor and City Recorder be authorized to sign the resolution.  Motion seconded by Councilmember McEvoy and carried.


 3.        PAUL BEDONT - Appointment As New Price City Fire Chief


Mayor Piccolo recommended that Paul Bedont be appointed as the new Price City Fire Chief effective December 1, 2005.  Mr. Bedont has been the Assistant Fire Chief for the past 1 2 years.  MOTION.  Councilmember Aguayo moved that the appointment be approved.  Motion seconded by Councilmember McEvoy and carried.


Meeting adjourned at 4:20 p.m.






ATTEST:                                                                       Joe L. Piccolo, Mayor




Joanne Lessar, City Recorder