January 4, 2005

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

2.     The Council will interview David Fitzsimmons prior to consideration of his reappointment to the Historic Landmark Commission.

3.     The Council will hold a discussion regarding upcoming Legislative issues.

4.     The Council will receive a briefing regarding a request by Public Utilities to continue to make donations to the American Red Cross Project Water Assist each year if needed and if funds are available.

5.     The Council will receive a briefing regarding the 900 South, Main Street to 900 West Reconstruction Special Improvement District (SID). (Item F-3)

6.     The Council will receive a presentation on tax approaches from Brigham Young University Professor of Public Management, Gary Cornia and Professor of Finance, Ray Nelson.

7.     The Council will take a straw poll to nominate the Council Chair and Vice Chair. (Item F-1)

8.     (Tentative) The Council will consider a motion to enter into Executive Session for the purpose of strategy sessions to discuss the purchase 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, and to discuss attorney-client matters that are privileged, pursuant to Utah Code Ann. § 78-24-8.



1.  Pledge of Allegiance.

2.  The Council will approve the minutes of December 7, 2004.




1.   Ordinance: Petition No. 400-04-04, amend the rezoning of property at 63 West Fayette Avenue

Accept public comment and consider adopting an ordinance rezoning the property located at 63 West Fayette Avenue from Commercial Corridor (CC) to Residential Mixed Use (RMU), and amending the Central Community Master Plan. (Jefferson School Apartments)

(P 04-34)

                        Staff Recommendation:   Close and consider options.


2.   Ordinance: Budget Amendment #4

Accept public comment and consider adopting an ordinance amending Salt Lake City Ordinance

No. 63 of 2004 which approved, ratified and finalized the budget of Salt Lake City, Utah, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2004 and ending June 30, 2005.

(B 04-15)

                        Staff Recommendation:   Close and consider options.



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.  Motion: Election of Chair and Vice Chair

Consider adopting a motion ratifying the election of Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson of the Salt Lake City Council for the calendar year 2005.

(G 05-2)

                        Staff Recommendation:   Adopt.


2.  Resolution: Authorize the Mayor to accept the Salt Lake City Rotary Foundation Donation

Consider adopting a resolution authorizing Salt Lake City to accept the Salt Lake City Rotary Foundation donation. (Ottinger Hall)

(C 05-1)



                                Staff Recommendation:   Adopt.



3.  Resolution: Notice of Intention for the 900 South, Main Street to 900 West Reconstruction Special Improvement District (SID) -- hearing date February 8, 2005 at 7:00 pm

Consider adopting a resolution declaring the intention of the City Council of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, to construct improvements within the City consisting of the installation of concrete sidewalks, sidewalk access ramps, driveways, roadway pavement, curb gutter, street lighting, traffic signals, and landscaping and all other miscellaneous work necessary to complete the improvements in a proper and workmanlike manner; to create the Salt Lake City, Utah 900 South, Main Street to 900 West, street improvements Special Improvement District No. 102004 (The “District”); to pay the acquisition and installation costs and expenses by special assessments to be levied against the property benefited by such improvements; to provide notice of intention to authorize such improvements and to fix a time and place for protests against such improvements, assessments or the creation of the District; to declare its official intent to reimburse itself for expenditures paid by it prior to the sale of bonds; and to authorize advertisement of construction bids and related matters.

(Q 05-1)

Staff Recommendation:            Adopt resolution and set hearing date

                                of February 8, 2005 at 7:00 p.m.




1.  Board Appointment: Michael Martinez, Golf Enterprise Fund Advisory Board

Consider approving the appointment of Michael Martinez, to the Golf Enterprise Fund Advisory Board for a term extending through July 21, 2008.

(I 05-1)


Staff Recommendation:            Approve.


2.  Property Conveyance: Lease agreement for encroachments in to the public right-of-way at 863 East 700 South

Consider requesting that the Administration hold a hearing regarding a lease agreement for the encroachment of the canopy along the front of the building at 863 East 700 South. Canopy was pre-existing the new ownership of the building.

(W 05-4)


Staff Recommendation:   Do not call for hearing.