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HomeMy Public PortalAboutMIN-CC-2005-02-08MOAB CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING February 8, 2005 The Moab City Council held their Regular Meeting on the above date in the Council Chambers of Moab City Offices, located at 115 West 200 South, Moab, Utah. Mayor David L. Sakrison called the Pre -Council Workshop to order at 6:30 PM. Mayor Sakrison called the Regular City Council Meeting to order at 7:00 PM and Councilmember Gregg Stucki led in the Pledge of Allegiance. Also in attendance were Councilmembers Kyle Bailey, Rob Sweeten, Keith Brewer and Jeffrey Davis; City Manager Donna Metzler, City Recorder/Assistant City Manager Rachel Ellison, City Treasurer Jennie Ross, Public Works Director Brent Williams and City Planner Robert Hugie. Twenty-two (22) members of the audience and media were present. Councilmember Brewer moved to approve the Regular Meeting Minutes of January 25, 2005 and the Special Meeting Minutes of January 31, 2005. Councilmember Sweeten seconded the motion. The motion carried 5-0 aye. There were no Citizens to be Heard. Under Planning Department Update, City Planner Hugie stated that he had been working on the North Area Pre -Annexations and the new credit union at Highway 191 and North MiVida. Under Public Works Department Update, Public Works Director Williams stated that the contractor for Utah Department of Transportation was Hidden Peaks Electric and that they would be taking down lights at intersections on Main Street and that it would be a five week project. Public Works Director Williams then stated that the Main Street Water Line project was going well and was ahead of schedule. A Police Department Update was not given. Mayor Sakrison presented the Mayor's Student Citizenship of the Month Award for Helen M. Knight Intermediate School to Aaron Randall. Mayor Sakrison presented the 4-H Volunteer of the Year Award to Michaelene Shumway. Mayor Sakrison presented the 4-H-er of the Year Award to Pat Marshall. A Presentation was made by Saina Carey regarding the Community Emergency Response Team (C.E.R.T.). Councilmember Sweeten moved to approve a Special Business Event License for the Canyonlands Half Marathon. Councilmember Brewer seconded the motion. The motion carried 5-0 aye. Councilmember Davis moved to approve Local Consent for a Restaurant Full Liquor License for Karl and Michelle Kelley, d.b.a. Desert Bistro Located at 1266 No. Main Street. Councilmember Stucki seconded the motion. The motion carried 5-0 aye. Councilmember Davis moved to approve a Temporary Class II Beer License for Michelle Kelley, d.b.a. Desert Bistro Located at 1266 No. Main Street. Councilmember Stucki seconded the motion. The motion carried 5-0 aye. February 8, 2005 Page 1 of 3 REGULAR MEETING & ATTENDANCE APPROVAL OF MINUTES CITIZENS TO BE HEARD PLANNING UPDATE PUBLIC WORKS UPDATE POLICE UPDATE AARON RANDALL STUDENT CITIZENSHIP MONTH AWARD MICHAELENE SHUMWAY 4-H VOLUNTTER OF THE YEAR PAT MARSHALL 4-H-ER YEAR C.E.R.T. PRESENTATION SPECIAL BUS EVENT LICENSE FOR THE CANYONLANDS HALF MARATHON, APPROVED LOCAL CONSENT FOR A RESTAURANT FULL LIQUOR LICENSE DESERT BISTRO, APPROVED TEMPORARY CLASS II BEER LICENSE DESERT BISTRO, APPROVED Councilmember Sweeten moved to approve Change Orders #2 and #3 for the West Center Street Improvements Project. Councilmember Bailey seconded the motion. The motion carried 5-0 aye by a roll -call - vote. Councilmember Sweeten moved to approve Change Order #3 for the Walker Canyon Dam Project. Councilmember Brewer seconded the motion. The motion carried 5-0 aye by a roll -call -vote. Councilmember Sweeten moved to award the One -ton Truck for the Parks Department to Certified Ford in the amount of 26,044.83. Councilmember Stucki seconded the motion. The motion carried 5-0 aye by a roll -call -vote. Councilmember Bailey moved to approve Proposed Resolution #06- 2005 — A Resolution Urging the Department of Energy to Remove the Moab Mill Tailings Pile from the Flood Plain of the Colorado River to a Safer, More Appropriate Location. Councilmember Davis seconded the motion. The motion carried 5-0 aye. Councilmember Sweeten moved to approve the Moab Transportation Master Plan. Councilmember Davis seconded the motion. The motion carried 5-0 aye. Mayor Sakrison opened a Public Hearing on Proposed Resolution #05- 2005 — A Resolution Amending the Fiscal Year 2004-2005 Budget at 7:34 PM. City Manager Metzler presented her budget memo and detailed the proposed resolution. Mayor Sakrison closed the Public Hearing at 7:38 PM. Under Reading of Correspondence, Mayor Sakrison stated that he had received a copy of the Risk Management Survey from the City's liability insurance carrier and that no problems areas were noted. City Manager Metzler stated that she would like to recognize the members of the City's Safety Committee as well as Safety Officer Steve Brock for improving the City's safety standards. Mayor Sakrison then stated that there we several openings on the Moab Arts and Recreation Board as well as the Moab City Planning Commission. Under Administrative Reports, City Manager Metzler stated that the Moab Area Economic Development Sub -committee had been working on a five-year action plan and had produced a draft that would be provided to the City and County. City Manager Metzler stated that Grand County had discussed withdrawing from the Economic Development Interlocal Agreement and appointing their own Economic Development Board. Mayor Sakrison stated that he would like an update from Ken Davey of the Moab Area Economic Development Office regarding his meeting with the Governor's Office. City Manager Metzler stated that the City's annual visioning workshop would take place on February 16 and 17, 2005, that the request for proposals for the Animal Shelter Architect Services would soon be completed and that she had prepared a draft Memorandum of February 8, 2005 Page 2 of 3 CHANGE ORDERS #2 AND #3 FOR THE WEST CENTER STREET IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT, APPROVED CHANGE ORDER #3 FOR THE WALKER CANYON DAM PROJECT, APPROVED ONE -TON TRUCK FOR THE PARKS DEPARTMENT AWARDED TO CERTIFIED FORD PROPOSED RESOLUTION #06- 2005, APPROVED MOAB TRANSPORTATION MASTER PLAN, APPROVED PUBLIC HEARING ON PROP RESOLUTION 05-2005 OPENED PUBLIC HEARING CLOSED READING OF CORRESPONDENCE ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS Understanding between the City and the Humane Society. City Manager Metzler also stated that she had been working on the North Area Pre - annexation Agreements as well as the tenant lease agreement for the City Center. Under Goal Update, Councilmember Sweeten stated that Sam Sturnman had made a presentation to the Higher Education Committee regarding higher education goals. Under Mayor and Council Reports, Mayor Sakrison stated that he and Ken Davey had met with a representative of the new copper mine and that the employment projections for our community were 145 new jobs. Councilmember Bailey stated that he had met with State Representative John Mathis who lives in Vernal and would be visiting Moab in the near future. Councilmember Davis stated that he had attended a Utah Association of Counties meeting with Grand County Councilmember Joette Langianese in Salt Lake City. Councilmember Sweeten stated that there was a website regarding the Atlas Tailings Pile at: www.moabtailings.org Councilmember Sweeten moved to pay the bills against the City of Moab in the amount of $531,456.43. Councilmember Bailey seconded the motion. The motion carried 5-0 aye by a roll -call -vote. Councilmember Sweeten moved to Enter an Executive Session for the purpose of a Discussion Regarding the Lease, Purchase or Exchange of Real Property. Councilmember Davis seconded the motion. The motion carried 5-0 aye. An Executive Session was entered at 7:58 PM. Councilmember Bailey moved to close the Executive Session. Councilmember Brewer seconded the motion. The motion carried 5-0 aye. The Executive Session was closed at 8:24 PM. Mayor Sakrison adjourned the Regular Council Meeting at 8:24 PM. APPROVED: ATTEST: David L. Sakrison Mayor Rachel Ellison City Recorder February 8, 2005 Page 3 of 3 GOAL UPDATE MAYOR AND COUNCIL REPORTS APPROVAL OF BILLS MOTION TO ENTER AN EXECUTIVE SESSION EXECUTIVE SESSION ENTERED MOTION TO CLOSE EXECUTIVE SESSION EXECUTIVE SESSION CLOSED ADJOURNMENT