April 21, 2009

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: 3:00 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 approximately 3:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. will be addressed in a Work Session setting following the Consent Agenda.)

1.     (TENTATIVE) The Council will hold a follow-up discussion regarding a resolution adopting the One-Year Action Plan for the 35th Year Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding including funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funding, American Dream Downpayment Initiative (ADDI) funding, Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) funding, and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) funding for Fiscal Year 2009-2010 and approving an Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between Salt Lake City and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). (Item D1)

2.     The Council will receive a follow-up briefing regarding an ordinance amending Sections 21A.26.080, 21A.28.040, 21A.30.050, and 21A.62.040 of the Salt Lake City Code, pertaining to Check Cashing/Payday Loan Businesses. (Item D2)

3.     The Council will receive a briefing regarding the Mayor’s recommended budget relating to the Department of Public Utilities, including the water, storm water and sewer utility funds, for Fiscal Year 2009-2010.

4.     The Council will receive a briefing regarding a Legislative Intent relating to Electric Vehicles/Plug-in Electric Vehicles and parking requirements. (Item G3)

5.     (TIME CERTAIN: 6:00 p.m.) The Council will interview Kathleen J. Hill prior to consideration of her appointment to the Planning Commission.

6.     (TIME CERTAIN: 6:00 p.m.) The Council will interview Brad Bartholomew prior to consideration of his appointment to the Open Space Lands Advisory Board.

7.     (TIME CERTAIN: 6:00 p.m.) The Council will interview John McCarthy prior to consideration of his appointment to the Arts Council.

8.     (TIME CERTAIN: 6:00 p.m.) The Council will interview Judy Reese prior to consideration of her appointment to the Business Advisory Board.

9.     The Council will receive a briefing regarding a resolution authorizing a loan from Salt Lake City’s RDA Housing Trust Fund to Raasay Properties, LLC for the Smith Apartment Project.

10.   The Council will receive a follow-up briefing from the Administration regarding the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

11.   The Council will receive a briefing regarding Legislative Issues from the 2009 State Legislative Session.

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12.   (TENTATIVE) The Council will consider a motion to enter into Closed Session for the purpose of strategy to discuss the purchase, exchange, or lease of real property when public discussion of the transaction would disclose the appraisal or estimated value of the property under consideration or prevent the public body from completing the transaction on the best possible terms pursuant to Utah Code Ann.§ 52-4-204, § 52-4-205(1)(d), and attorney-client matters that are privileged, pursuant to Utah Code Ann. § 78-24-8.

13.   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).

14.   The Council will receive a follow-up briefing regarding an ordinance partially vacating the alley abutting the property at 2553 South Dearborn Street, pursuant to Petition No. 400-07-14 (Vera Novak). (Item C1)

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

 

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

1.  Pledge of Allegiance.

2.  The Council will approve the minutes of April 7, 2009.

 

C.  PUBLIC HEARINGS:

1.  Ordinance: Partial Alley Vacation, 2553 South Dearborn Street

Accept public comment and consider adopting an ordinance partially vacating the alley abutting the property at 2553 South Dearborn Street, pursuant to Petition No. 400-07-14 (Vera Novak).

      (P 09-4)

 

                            Staff recommendation:             Close and consider options.

 

 

D.  PUBLIC HEARING ACTION ITEMS

1.   Resolution: One-year action plan for CDBG, HOME, ADDI, ESG, AIDS HOPWA and Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between Salt Lake City and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Consider adopting an appropriation resolution adopting the One-Year Action Plan for the 35
th Year Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding including funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funding, American Dream Downpayment Initiative (ADDI) funding, Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) funding, and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) funding for Fiscal Year 2009-2010 and approving an Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between Salt Lake City and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
(T 09-1)

 

Staff Recommendation:   Consider options.

 

2Ordinance: Check Cashing/Payday Loan Businesses

Consider adopting an ordinance amending Sections 21A.26.080, 21A.28.040, 21A.30.050, and 21A.62.040 of the Salt Lake City Code, pertaining to Check Cashing/Payday Loan Businesses, pursuant to Petition No. PLNPCM2008-00409.

      (P 09-3)

 

                            Staff Recommendation:            Consider options.

 

E.  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.)

 

F.  NEW BUSINESS:

1.  Resolution: Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between Salt Lake City Corporation and Salt Lake County Election Assistance Service
Consider adopting a resolution authorizing the approval of an Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between Salt Lake City Corporation (City Recorder’s Office) and Salt Lake County (County Clerk Election’s Division) regarding the County providing election assistance services to the City.
(C 09-210)

                            Staff Recommendation:   Suspend rules and adopt.

 

2.   Ordinance: Set Date: Amend the Zoning Map, 1933 South 2000 East
Set the date of May 5, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. to accept public comment and consider adopting an ordinance amending the zoning map to change the zoning designation of property located at 1933 South, 2000 East from R-1/7,000 (Single-Family Residential) to I (Institutional), pursuant to Petition No. PLNPCM2009-00074.
(P 09-6)

Staff Recommendation:   Suspend rules, consider options and set date.

 

G.   UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

1.  Ordinance: Sister Cities Amendment Request

Consider adopting an ordinance amending Chapter 2.82, Salt Lake City Code, changing the title of the chapter; providing for the establishment of the Salt Lake City Sister Cities Board to replace the Sister Cities Organization; establishing board membership criteria, operating requirements, and responsibilities; providing for the establishment of board advisory committees; adopting criteria for the proposal of new Sister City and Friendship City relations; adding definitions related to the proposed amendments; and other technical corrections.

(O 09-04)

 

Staff Recommendation:   Adopt.

 

2.  Resolution: Interlocal Agreement, Valley Police Alliance

    Consider adopting a resolution approving an Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between Salt Lake City Corporation and Cottonwood Heights City, Draper City, Midvale City, Murray City, Sandy City, South Jordan City, South Salt Lake City, Taylorsville City, West Jordan City and West Valley City regarding the creation and operation of the Valley Police Alliance.

    (C 09-187)

 

Staff Recommendation:            Adopt.

 

3.  Legislative Action: Council Member Søren Simonsen (Electric Vehicles/Electric Plug-in Vehicles)

    Consider adopting a legislative action item requesting the Administration to investigate various opportunities to support Electric Vehicles/Plug-in Electric Vehicles including research and prepare an ordinance regarding parking requirements and LEED credit standards.

    (O 09-5)

 

Staff Recommendation:            Adopt and refer to Administration.

 

H.   CONSENT:

1.  Resolution: Set Date: Public Benefits Study, The Leonardo
Set the date of May 5, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. to accept public comment and consider adopting the conclusions of a study performed under Utah Code Section 10-8-2, and to make findings regarding value and public benefit, with respect to leasing the old City Library to the Leonardo.
(Q 09-3)

                            Staff Recommendation:   Set date.

 

2.  Resolution: Interlocal Agreement, 700 South Jordan Bridge Replacement

    Consider adopting a resolution approving an Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between Salt Lake City Corporation and the Utah Department of Transportation for the 700 South Jordan River Bridge (1100 West) replacement.

    (C 03-112)

 

Staff Recommendation:            Adopt.

 

3.   Board Appointment: Michael R. Gallegos, Planning Commission

Consider approving the appointment of Michael R. Gallegos to the Planning Commission for a term extending through July 1, 2012.

(I 09-3)

 

Staff Recommendation:            Approve.

 

4.  Board Appointment: Lucy Cardenas, Business Advisory Board
Consider approving the appointment of Lucy Cardenas to the Business Advisory Board for a term extending through December 28, 2009.

(I 09-15)

 

                    Staff Recommendation:            Approve.

 

5.  Board Appointment: Jonathan M. Jepsen, Human Rights Commission
Consider approving the appointment of Jonathan M. Jepsen to the Human Rights Commission for a term extending through December 31, 2012.
(I 09-8)

                            Staff Recommendation:            Approve.

 

6.  Board Appointment: Bill Davis, Historic Landmark Commission
Consider approving the appointment of Bill Davis to the Historic Landmark Commission for a term extending through July 14, 2012.

(I 09-16)              

 

Staff Recommendation:            Approve.

 

7.   Board Appointment: Tim Dolan, Art Design Board
Consider approving the appointment of Tim Dolan the Art Design Board for a term extending through March 8, 2011.
(I 09-17)

Staff Recommendation:   Approve.

 

 

I.   ADJOURNMENT: