April 17, 2007

Salt Lake City Council

 

AGENDA

 

City Council Chambers

City & County Building

451 South State Street, Room 315

Salt Lake City, Utah

7:00 p.m.

 

 

A.  WORK SESSION:  4:30 p.m. or immediately following the 3:00 p.m. Redevelopment Agency Meeting; Approximately 4:30 p.m., Room 326, City & County Building, 451 So. State St.
(Items from the following list that Council is unable to complete in Work Session from
4:30 - 6:25 p.m. will be addressed in a Work Session setting following the Consent Agenda.)

1.     The Council will interview Walter Jones prior to consideration of his appointment to the Human Rights Commission.

2.     The Council will interview Bruce Miya and Brent Schneider prior to consideration of their appointment to the Arts Council.

3.     The Council will interview Julie Schleck prior to consideration of her appointment to the Housing Authority Board.

4.     The Council will receive a follow-up briefing regarding a request to amend sections of the Zoning Ordinance related to slope and setback restrictions in the Foothill Residential Zoning Districts, slope, setback and fencing restrictions in the Open Space Zoning District and definition of a legal non-complying lot  (Petition No. 400-06-13) (Item C3).

5.     The Council will receive a follow-up briefing regarding a proposed amendment to the Downtown Master Plan and the Urban Design Element that would allow an exception for the City to consider approval of skywalks in specific view corridors under certain circumstances (City Creek Development, PRI) (Petition No. 400-06-37) (Item F3).

6.     (Tentative) The Council will receive a briefing regarding the One-Year Action Plan for 33rd year Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding, Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funding, Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) funding, Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) funding, and American Dream Down Payment Initiative (ADDI) funding (Fiscal Year 2007-08) and approving an Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between Salt Lake City and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. (Item F2)

7.     The Council will receive a briefing regarding sale of the bonds for the Salt Lake City regional sports complex.

8.     (Tentative) The Council will consider a motion to enter into Closed Session, in keeping with Utah Code, to discuss labor negotiations, pursuant to Utah Code Ann. § § 52-4-204 and 52-4-205 (1)(b).

9.     Report of the Executive Director, including a review of Council information items and announcements.

 

 

B.   OPENING CEREMONY:
Council Member Van Turner will conduct the Formal Council Meetings during the month of April.

1.  Pledge of Allegiance.

2.  The Council will approve the minutes of April 10, 2007.

3.  The Council will consider adopting a joint resolution with Mayor Ross C. “Rocky” Anderson relating to “This Is The Place Heritage State Park”.

 

C.  PUBLIC HEARINGS:

1.   Ordinance:  Vacate alley generally located at 1420 East Roosevelt Avenue and 1419 East Emerson Avenue

Accept public comment and consider adopting an ordinance vacating the alley generally located at 1420 East Roosevelt Avenue and 1419 East Emerson Avenue (Petition No. 400-06-25 Jonathan Hodge).  
(P 07-5)

                        Staff Recommendation:   Close and consider options.

 

2.   Ordinance:  Amend sections of the Zoning Ordinance related to landscaping requirements for front/corner side yards in Residential Zoning Districts and landscaping bonding requirements for multi-family and commercial developments

Accept public comment and consider adopting an ordinance amending Section 21A.48.030B.9.b Salt Lake City Code, pertaining to content of landscape plan, Section 21A.48.050B.8, Salt Lake City Code, pertaining to design guidelines, Table 21A.48.070G, Salt Lake City Code, pertaining to required perimeter parking lot landscape improvements, Section 21.A.48.080D, Salt Lake City Code, pertaining to improvement of landscape buffers, Sections 21A.48.090. Salt Lake City Code, pertaining to landscape yards, Section 21A.48.100, Salt Lake City Code, pertaining to special landscape regulations and Section 21A.24.010, Salt Lake City Code, pertaining to general provisions for Residential Zoning Districts (Petition No. 400-06-22).

(O 07-4)

                                    Staff Recommendation:                       Close and consider options.

 

3.   Ordinance: Amend Zoning Ordinance related to slope and setback restrictions in the Foothill Residential Zoning Districts; slope, setback and fencing restrictions in the Open Space Zoning District and the definition of legal non-complying lots

Accept public comment and consider adopting an ordinance amending Section 21A.24.020(G), Salt Lake City Code, pertaining to slope restrictions in the FR-1/43,560 Foothills Estate Residential District, Section 21A.24.030(G), Salt Lake City Code, pertaining to slope restrictions in the FR-2/21,780 Foothills Residential District, Section 21A.24.040(G), Salt Lake City Code, pertaining to slope restrictions in the FR-3/12,000 Foothills Residential District, Section 21A.32.040(H), Salt Lake City Code, pertaining to slope restrictions in the FP Foothills Protection District, Section 21A.32.100(H), Salt Lake City Code, pertaining to slope restrictions in the OS Open Space District, Section 21A.32.100(I), Salt Lake City Code, pertaining to fence restrictions in the OS Open Space District, and Section 21A.38.100, Salt Lake City Code, pertaining to non-complying lots (Petition No. 400-06-13). 

(O 07-5)

                                    Staff Recommendation:                       Close and consider options.

 

D.  COMMENTS:

1.  Questions to the Mayor from the City Council.

2.  Comments to the City Council. (Comments are taken on any item not scheduled for a public hearing, as well as on any other City business. Comments are limited to two minutes.)

 

E.  NEW BUSINESS:

(None)

 

F.  UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

1.   Legislative Action: Initiated by Council Member Jill Love: request to develop “formula free business” and “form based” commercial zoning classification or regulations to be applied to small-scale, unique commercial areas within the City

Consider adopting a legislative action initiated by Council Member Jill Love requesting that the Administration develop  “formula free business” and “form based” commercial zoning classification or regulations to be applied to small scale, unique commercial areas within the City.
(G 07-10)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Consider options.

 

2.   Resolution:  One-year action plan for CDBG, HOME, ESG, HOPWA and ADDI and Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between Salt Lake City and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Consider adopting an appropriation resolution adopting the One-Year Action Plan for 33rd year Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding, Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funding, Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) funding, Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) funding, and American Dream Down payment Initiative (ADDI) funding (Fiscal Year 2007-08) and approving Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between Salt Lake City and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

(T 07-1)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Consider options.

 

3.  Ordinance:  Downtown Master Plan Amendment and Urban Design Element

Consider adopting an ordinance to amend the Downtown Master Plan and the Urban Design Element pursuant to Petition No. 400-06-37 (City Creek Center).

(P 07-1)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Consider options.

 

 

G. CONSENT:

1.  Motion: Set date and provide for publication of notice:  Proposed issuance of sales tax revenue bonds for the Westside Railroad Realignment Project (Grant Tower) and TRAX Extension Projects
Set the date May 8, 2007, 7:00 p.m. to accept public comment on the issuance by the City of its Sales Tax Revenue Bonds to finance a portion of the costs of acquisition and construction of (a) certain improvements relating to its Westside Railroad Realignment Project (Grant Tower), (b) certain infrastructure improvements in connection with the light rail expansion within the City and (c) various other capital improvement program projects and to provide for the publication of a notice of such public hearing in accordance with applicable law.

(Q 07-3)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Set date.

 

2.   Board Appointment:  Jennifer Mayer-Glenn, Human Rights Commission

Consider approving the appointment of Jennifer Mayer-Glenn, to the Human Rights Commission for a term extending through December 24, 2007.
(I 07-17)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Approve.

 

3.   Board Appointment:  Barbara Lovejoy, Human Rights Commission
Consider approving the appointment of Barbara Lovejoy, to the Human Rights Commission for a term extending through December 28, 2009.

(I 07-17)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Approve.

 

4.    Board Appointment:  Lynn Hoffman-Brouse, Arts Council

Consider approving the appointment of Lynn Hoffman-Brouse, to the Arts Council for a term extending through July 1, 2007.
(I 07-18)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Approve.

 

5.   Board Appointment:  Rebecca Guevara, Arts Council

Consider approving the appointment of Rebecca Guevara, to the Arts Council for a term extending through July 1, 2009.
(I 07-18)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Approve.

 

H.  ADJOURNMENT: