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Council Minutes 1993 09/28MCCALL CITY COUNCIL MINUTES, SPECIAL MEETING SEPTEMBER 28, 1993 I. CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL: The Mayor called the meeting to order at 12:15 p.m. Councilmen VanKomen, LeBrett and Larson answered the roll call. The Mayor declared a quorum present. He noted the purpose of the meeting was to deal with the White/Leasure trespass on the city property at Highway 55 and Deinhard Lane and asked that the Council also take up the Gravel pit issue with Spring Mountain Ranch, and the Recreation Forum meeting date. II. REOPENING OF GRAVEL PIT TO SPRING MOUNTAIN RANCH: At the September 23 meeting, the City Council asked to close the pit until certain accounting for the gravel had been completed. The Mayor reviewed the engineering report that indicated that the total requirement for the bypass road, the city's obligation, was 60,000 cu. yds of material. Approximately 30,000 cu. yds have been removed to date with 10,000 cu. yds placed on phase I streets. Park and Recreation Committee members Grote and Coyle attended and asked that for guidance on this matter in the future, a conceptual plan for the park on the site be developed. The Mayor reported on the field investigation of the pit by Toothman-Orton, city staff and the contractor on Monday September 27. Five trees will be removed, the area will be terraced and grades made safe. After further discussion, VanKomen moved to direct staff to permit the reopening of the pit on the following conditions (1) that the gravel removed only be used on the bypass road; (2) that the city Attorney be directed to secure additional bonding from the developer to ensure that sufficient gravel be available to complete the bypass route, in the event the developer abandons the project. (3) that the engineer further refine estimates to demonstrate the quantities of gravel to be used in the bypass development associated with Phase I of the SMR project. Larson seconded and the motion carried unanimously. III. RECREATION FORUM, CHANGE OF MEETING DATE: Park and Recreation Committee members noted that the October 7 date conflicted with a long school holiday and that attendance may be limited if conducted on that date. With the consent of the Council, the Mayor ordered that the meeting be rescheduled to Thursday, October 21 and the October 7 meeting be cancelled. IV. WHITE/LEASURE TRESPASS ISSUE: The staff reviewed the development of this issue with the Council and noted September 9 correspondence with the firm. Gary Himes, of White/Leasure, explained the firms intentions with the excavation currently underway. The City Attorney reported that the land was a gift of the Avery family and there were no deed restrictions limiting the city's use of the property. After discussion of sale, trade or lease of the property, LeBrett moved to direct staff to prepare a lease of the property and to instruct the Developer to prepare a landscaping plan for the site which shall be reviewed by the Park and Recreation Committee and the McCall Area Chamber of Commerce and which shall be attached as an exhibit to the lease. The lease would be for one year to permit the new council to further debate the issue. Larson seconded. Further discussion noted that the plan could also be reviewed by the VALUED Beautification Committee. On a voice vote, there were two Aye votes and one No vote, VanKomen dissenting. The Mayor declared the motion carried. V. ADJOURNMENT: VanKomen moved to adjourn at 1:45 p.m. Larson seconded and the motion carried.