February 21, 2006

Salt Lake City Council




City Council Chambers

City & County Building

451 South State Street, Room 315

Salt Lake City, Utah

7:00 p.m.


5:00 p.m., some Council Members may dine together in Room 125 at the City & County Building. 

(The room is open to the public.)


A.  WORK SESSION: 5:30 p.m., Room 326, City & County Building, 451 South State Street 

(Items from the following list that Council is unable to complete in Work Session from 5:30-6:55 p.m. will be addressed in a Work Session setting following the Consent Agenda.)

1.     The Council will receive a presentation regarding an audit performed by EMA, Inc. of the Metropolitan Water District of Salt Lake and Sandy.

2.   The Council will interview Donald K. Dunn prior to consideration of his appointment to the Utah Air Travel Commission.

3.  The Council will receive a follow-up briefing for the final determination of the Light Rail Intermodal Hub extension configuration and TRAX stop locations.  (Petition No. 400-04-52) (Item C1)

4.  The Council will receive a briefing regarding a Management and Operational audit of Salt Lake City’s Justice Court.

5.  (Tentative) The Council will receive comments from the Administration on Legislative issues.

6.  (Tentative) The Council will consider a motion to enter into Executive Session for the purpose of strategy sessions to discuss pending or reasonably imminent litigation; pursuant to Utah Code Ann. § § 52-4-4, 52-4-5(1)(a)(iii) and 52-4-5(1)(a)(iv), and attorney-client matters that are privileged, pursuant to Utah Code Ann. § 78-24-8.

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


Council Member Eric Jergensen will preside over the Formal Council Meetings during the month of February.

1.  Pledge of Allegiance.

2.  The Council will approve the minutes of February 14, 2006.



1.  Resolution – Extension of the Light Rail System (TRAX)
Accept public comment and consider adopting a resolution authorizing the extension of the Light Rail System and the addition of two new stations at 525 West 200 South and 125 South 400 West.  (Petition No. 400-04-52)

(P 06-4)


                        Staff Recommendation:   Adopt.


2.  Ordinance – Conditional Uses for Special Purpose Districts

Accept public comment and consider adopting an ordinance amending Table 21A.21.140, of the Salt Lake City Code, pertaining to permitted and conditional uses for Special Purpose Districts.  (Petition No. 400-04-46 Moto-cross)

(P 06-2)


                        Staff Recommendation:   Adopt.




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.)










1.  Ordinance – Amend Section 12.56.205, Salt Lake City Code, pertaining to free metered parking

Consider adopting an ordinance amending subsection B2 of Section 12.56.205, of the Salt Lake City Code, pertaining to free metered parking for alternative fuel, fuel efficient and low polluting vehicles. (Green Vehicles)

(O 05-31)


                        Staff Recommendation:   Adopt.


2.   Board Appointment – Jennifer Eshelman, Mayor’s Records Appeals Board

Consider approving the appointment of Jennifer Eshelman, to the Mayor’s Records Appeals Board, for a term extending through February 17, 2008.

(I 06-9)

                        Staff Recommendation:   Approve.


3.   Property Conveyance – Lease agreement for property adjacent to the Big Mountain cell site in Parley’s Canyon

Consider requesting that the Administration hold a hearing at 5:00 p.m. on March 7, 2006 regarding a lease agreement to facilitate the installation of a GPS monument near the Big Mountain cell site in Parley’s Canyon. The system will be used to gather information for monitoring and understanding earth quakes and land movements. Compensation will be tendered.

(W 06-4)


                        Staff Recommendation:   Do not call for a hearing.


4.   Board Appointment – Siliveinusi M. Niu, Human Rights Commission

Consider approving the appointment of Siliveinusi M. Niu, to the Human Rights Commission.  As outlined in the ordinance, term ending dates will be drawn by lot to expire on a staggered basis of two, three or four years each.

(I 06-8)


                        Staff Recommendation:   Approve.