January 6, 1998

 

Salt Lake City Council

 

AGENDA

 

City Council Chambers

City & County Building

451 South State Street, Room 315

Salt Lake City, Utah

 

Tuesday, January 6, 1998

6:00 p.m.

 

 

A.       BRIEFING SESSION:

        5:30 - 5:55 p.m., Room 325, City & County Building, 451 South State Street.

 

1.  Report of the Executive Director.

2.  The Council will interview Marianne Johnstone prior to consideration of her appointment to the Capital Improvement Program Citizen Board.

3.  The Council will interview Jess A. Agraz prior to consideration of his appointment to the Transportation Advisory Board.

4.  The Council will interview Kenneth H. Bullock prior to consideration of his appointment to the Public Utilities Advisory Committee.

 

B.       OPENING CEREMONY:

 

1.  Pledge of Allegiance.

2.  Approval of December 9, 1997 and December 11, 1997 minutes.

 

C.      COMMENTS:

 

1.   Questions to the Mayor from the City Council.

2.   Citizen comments to the City Council (on any item not scheduled for a public hearing, as well as on any other City business).
 
D.      CONSENT:

1. Board Appointment:  Marianne Johnstone, Capital Improvement Program Citizen Board
Consider approving the appointment of Marianne Johnstone to the Capital Improvement Program Citizen Board for a term extending through June 1, 1998.
(I 98-1)

       Staff Recommendation:                    Approve.

2. Board Appointment:  Jess A. Agraz, Transportation Advisory Board
Consider approving the appointment of Jess A. Agraz to the Transportation Advisory Board for a term extending through September 28, 1998.
(I 98-2)

       Staff Recommendation:                    Approve.

3. Board Appointment:  Kenneth H. Bullock, Public Utilities Advisory Committee
Consider approving the appointment of Kenneth H. Bullock to the Public Utilities Advisory Committee for a term extending through December 31, 2001.
(I 98-3)

Board Reappointment:  Pieter J. van der Have, Public Utilities Advisory Committee
Consider approving the reappointment of Pieter J. van der Have to the Public Utilities Advisory Committee for a term extending through December 31, 2001.
(I 98-3)

       Staff Recommendation:                    Approve

4. Board Reappointment:  Michael F. Jones, Board of Adjustment
Consider approving the reappointment of Michael F. Jones to the Board of Adjustment for a term extending through December 31, 2002.
(I 98-4)

       Staff Recommendation:                    Approve.

Board Reappointment:  Marion A. Willey, Board of Adjustment
Consider approving the reappointment of Marion A. Willey to the Board of Adjustment for a term extending through December 31, 2002.
(I 98-4)

       Staff Recommendation:                    Approve.

5. Board Reappointment:  J. Fred Sanford, Recreation Advisory Board
Consider approving the reappointment of J. Fred Sanford to the Recreation Advisory Board for a term extending through January 15, 2002.
(I 98-5)

       Staff Recommendation:                    Approve.

6. Board Reappointment:  Nano B. Podolsky, Youth City Government Advisory Board
Consider approving the reappointment of Nano B. Podolsky to the Youth City Government Advisory Board for a term extending through January 1, 2001.
(I 98-6)

       Staff Recommendation:                    Approve.


7. Motion:  Council Rules of Procedure
Consider adopting a motion amending Rule 1 of the City Council Rules of Procedure relating to the annual election of a Council Chairperson and Vice Chairperson.  (This "housekeeping" matter will update the Rules of Procedure to be consistent with the policy approved by the Council in 1996.)
(G 98-2)

       Staff Recommendation:                    Adopt.

8. Resolution:  (Grant to Research Tax Implications of Electrical Deregulation)
Consider adopting a resolution authorizing the approval of an agreement between Salt Lake City Corporation and the City of Chicago to award Salt Lake City funding in the amount of $45,000.00 for researching the tax implications of electric industry restructuring and identifying mechanisms for revenue recovery.  (Salt Lake City is one of a number of cities cooperating in a nationwide project.)
(C 98-1)

       Staff Recommendation:                    Adopt.

 

9. Resolution:  Interlocal Cooperation Agreement  (Fire Department)

Consider adopting a resolution authorizing the approval of an Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between Salt Lake City Corporation and Salt Lake County for the purpose of providing mutual aid in responding to hazardous material incidents in the city and the unincorporated area of the county.

(C 98-3)

 

          Staff Recommendation:                    Adopt.

 

 

10.  Resolution:  Interlocal Cooperation Agreement  (Department of Public Services)

Consider adopting a resolution authorizing the approval of an Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between Salt Lake City Corporation and the Utah Department of Transportation for the purpose of installing a street light at Redwood Road and 1500 South and for furnishing of electrical energy to operate the light.

( C 98-4)

 

          Staff Recommendation:                    Adopt.

 

E.       NEW BUSINESS:

1.   Resolution:  (Amended Agreement and Bylaws for the Wasatch Front Regional Council)
     Consider adopting a resolution of Salt Lake City permitting the Chairman of the County
     Council of Governments to execute an amendment to the agreement which established the
     Wasatch Front Regional Council and re-authorizing the Chairman of the Wasatch Front
     Regional Council to execute certain contracts for planning assistance when duly
     authorized by the Wasatch Front Regional Council.
     (C 98-2)

            Staff Recommendation:                    Suspend and adopt.

 

F.       UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

 

1. Ordinance:  (Discharge of Firearms within the City Limits)
Consider adopting an ordinance amending Section 11.48.060 of the Salt Lake City Code relating to firearms.
(O 97-12)

       Staff Recommendation:                    Adopt.

2. Motion:  Council Chairperson and Vice Chairperson
Consider adopting a motion ratifying the election of the Council Chairperson and Vice Chairperson for calendar year 1998.
(G 98-2)

       Staff Recommendation:                    Refer to Committee of the Whole for informal voting process; consider
     ratification of informal selection  following Committee of the Whole.

 

3.       Ordinance:  Business License and Regulatory Fees
Consider adopting an ordinance ratifying the City's Business License Fees in accordance with Utah House Bill #98 of 1997.
(O 97-32)

          Staff Recommendation:                      Receive report from Administration;                                                                                                    consider adopting ordina
nce.


      G.         PUBLIC HEARINGS