Minutes of the Price City Council Meeting

City Hall: Price, Utah

November 25, 2008 at 5:30 p.m.



Mayor Joe L. Piccolo†††††††††††††††††††††† Gary Sonntag, Public Works Director

Councilmembers:††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††Aleck Shilaos, Police Chief

Jeff Nielson†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Nick Tatton, Community Director

Jeanne McEvoy†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Pat Larsen, Finance Director

Kathy Hanna-Smith†††††††††††††††††††††††††† Nick Sampinos, City Attorney†††††††††

Richard Tatton†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Rick Davis†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††


Excused Absence: City Recorder, Laurie Tryon and John Daniels, Human Resource Director


Others Present: Patricia Wichmann, Bradley Chatterton, Ashley Chatterton, Kathy Chatterton, Don Johnston, L. Burrola, Daron Reynolds, Katie Reynolds, Kyle Reynolds, Kelli Reynolds, Tanja Haessler, Krista Woodhouse, Katie Woodhouse, Mike Hubbard, Aspen Hubbard and Savanna Hubbard, Veronica Madrid, Alyssa Drage, Abby Krum, Abigail Krum, Eliza Krum, Simon Krum, Andrew Krum, Kerry and Sherene VanDyke, Sydney VanDyke, Gabriel VanDyke, Natalie VanDyke, Janey VanDyke, Karl and Joyce Houskeeper, Lynn Hunt, Jennifer and Frank Marakis and Stella Smith


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.†††††††††††† HELPER CITY CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL- Approval of a Sponsorship Donation of $250.00 from Price City

††††††††††††† to the Helper City Christmas Festival (Item previously discussed at the November 12, 2008 City Council

††††††††††††† Meeting)


4.†††††††††††† PUBLIC HEARING- To Receive Input on the Proposed Circle K Construction Subdivision Located at Approximately 200 N. 700 W-River West Subdivision

††††††††††††††† MOTION. Councilmember Tatton moved to open the public hearing at 6:25 p.m. Motion seconded by Councilmember Nielson and carried. No public input was received. MOTION. Councilmember Tatton moved to close the public hearing at 6:26 p.m. Motion seconded by Councilmember Nielson and carried.


5.†††††††††††† 5TH GRADE STUDENT ESSAY CONTEST WINNERS- Madison Burrola, Bradlee Chatterton, Katie Woodhouse and Alyssa Drage (Castle Heights), Katie Reynolds and Joey Marakis (Pinnacle Academy), Abigail Krum and Gabe Van Dyke (Creekview)

††††††††††††††† Students read their essays aloud for the Mayor and Council. Each student received a gift from Price City and a certificate of participation.


6.†††††††††††† VISIONARY SERVICE LEADER AWARD- Gary Prazen

††††††††††††††† Gary Prazen did not attend the City Council meeting. Chief Aleck Shilaos accepted the award on behalf of Mr. Prazen.


7.†††††††††††† CITIZEN CORP. COUNCIL CERT (Community Emergency Response Training)-Karen Smith, Green River City

††††††††††††††† Karen Smith did not attend the meeting. MOTION. Councilmember Tatton moved to have the item struck from the agenda. Motion seconded by Councilmember McEvoy and carried. ††††



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

applications for Conditional Use Permits.




8.†††††††††† a.LaQuinta Motel-200 North Main-Jack Wright-Preliminary Only

††††††††††††††† b.River West Subdivision- 200 N. 700 W.- Circle K Construction-Concept, Preliminary and Final


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 Davis and carried.

CONSENT AGENDA - Councilmember Nielson moved to approve items 9 through 24 with items 18 and 19

removed for discussion. Motion seconded by Councilmember Hanna-Smith and carried.


9.†††††††††††† MINUTES

††††††††††††††† November 12, 2008 City Council Meeting


10.††††††††† MEETING SCHEDULES FOR 2009-Authorization to Approve the Meeting Schedules for the Library, Power Board, City Council and Planning and Zoning Commission


11.††††††††† RESOLUTION 2008-19 Authorization to Adopt the Amended and Restated Joint Action Agreement by Resolution and Certificate with UAMPS


12.††††††††† MAIN STREET PROGRAM- Authorization to Enter into Contracted Services to Provide the Holiday Events for the Downtown Area


13.††††††††† UTILITIES- Authorization to Approve a Credit in the Amount of $500.00 for a Portion of an Overage

††††††††††††† Amount on a Utility Customers Water Bill in Question from a Severe Water Leak


14.††††††††† LIBRARY- Authorization to Approve a First Amendment to an Agreement between Carbon County and

††††††††††††† Price City for the Use of the Price City Library by Patrons Who Reside Within the Unincorporated Areas of

††††††††††††† Carbon County


15.††††††††† POOL- Authorization to Replace the Double Doors on the Pool (front) Building for the Cost of $2,905.92 from Beacon Metals


16.††††††††† ASPHALT COLD MIX MATERIAL PURCHASE- Nielson Construction has Been Paid $10,458 for 99.6 Tons of Asphalt Cold Mix Material for Patch Pavement. This is a Budgeted Item.

††††††††††† Annually staff orders approximately 100 tons of cold mix asphalt material. This material is used to patch pavement when hot mix is not available, mainly in the winter. The City is in receipt of 99.60 tons and it is stored at the Public Works Complex. Payment has been made to Nielson Construction in the amount of $10,458 (budgeted)


17.††††††††† TRAVEL REQUEST

††††††††††††††† Paul Bedont- State Fire Chiefs and Winter Fire School- January 14-17, 2008- St. George, Utah


18.††††††††† BUSINESS LICENSE- Approval of a Business License for JonSam Enterprises LLC., DBA JonSamís Gift Store and Greyhound Bus Depot- 82 N. 100 W.-Lloyd Kessler, Owner

††††††††††††††† Councilmember McEvoy discussed the travel route of the bus. MOTION. Councilmember McEvoy moved to approve the business license. Motion seconded by Councilmember Hanna-Smith and carried.


19.††††††††† LIBRARY- Authorization to Approve a Vendor Agreement with Terry L. and Terry R. Jewkes for a

††††††††††††† Drink/Snack Shop in the Price City Library

††††††††††††††† Councilmember Davis asked if the item was advertised for public bidding and if a committee was formed to

††††††††††† ††make a decision. Norma Procarione, Library Director stated that the item was advertised and only one bid was

††††††††††††† received. She stated that a committee was created for a bid opening and then reviewed the information from

††††††††††††† the only proposal submitted. Ms. Procarione stated that advertising will be done by the catering company and

††††††††††††† also by the library to promote the snack shop but not the business itself. Ms. Procarione stated that the catering

††††††††††††† business is licensed in Carbon County and that she had received all of the proper information for the business.

†††††††††††† The City Attorney stated that he had reviewed the contract and informed the Council that the contract would

††††††††††††† be reviewed in 6 months and can be cancelled at anytime with 30 days notice. Councilmember Hanna-Smith

††††††††††††† would like to see a promotion for the new library coffee shop with an A-frame sign outside of the library

††††††††††††† and an ad in the utility bill that the library now offers such an amenity. Mayor Piccolo stated that all

††††††††††††† advertising should promote the snack shop in the library but not the catering business. Ms. Procarione was

††††††††††††† asked to forward the advertisement wording to the City Attorney for approval before placing an ad.

††††††††††††† MOTION. Councilmember Davis moved to approve the item. Motion seconded by Councilmember Hanna-

††††††††††††† Smith and carried.


20.††††††††† PRWID Councilmember Tatton reported on the happenings of the last PRWID meeting.


21.††††††††† COMMUNITY PROGRESS-Update by Councilmember Hanna-Smith

         Dec. 4, 2008-last meeting of the year




22.††††††††† POWER BOARD- Update by Councilmember Davis

         Conservation, economic stimulus and money savings

         Olsen Reservoir property

         Energy efficient housing


23.††††††††† INTERNATIONAL DAYS- Update by Councilmember Davis

         Update on International Days book



††††††††††††††† 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

††††††††††††††† g. Water Issue- 100 South 400-500 East

††††††††††††††† h. Pedestrian Safety- Castle Valley Center

††††††††††††††† i. Fire Station


Meeting adjourned at 7:12 p.m. by Mayor Piccolo pursuant to the motion by Councilmember McEvoy.††††††††††


APPROVED††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ATTEST




___________________________†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† __________________________

Joe L. Piccolo, Mayor†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Laurie Tryon, City Recorder