March 20, 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:  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
3:00 - 6:25 p.m. will be addressed in a Work Session setting following the Consent Agenda.)

1.     The Council will receive a follow-up briefing regarding a resolution to renew the Central Business Improvement District (DA-CBID-06).  (Item F1)

2.     The Council will interview Jessica Norie prior to consideration of her appointment to the Historic Landmark Commission.

3.     The Council will receive a 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)

4.     The Council will receive a briefing regarding a request to 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. 
(Petition No.  400-06-22)

5.     (Tentative) The Council will receive a follow-up briefing regarding information on the Administration’s Emergency Preparedness efforts.

6.     (Tentative 4:00 p.m.) The Council will meet the new Salt Lake City/County Landfill Director Yianni Ioannou.

7.     The Council will receive a final briefing regarding the 2007 legislative session.

8.     The Council will receive a briefing from the City's downtown construction ombudsman regarding the status of inconveniences caused by current construction and future potential disruptions as more construction begins.

9.     (Approximately 5:00 p.m.) The Council will receive an update status report by Natalie Gochnour of the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce on the Downtown Rising study and process.

10.   (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).

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

 

B.   OPENING CEREMONY:
Council Member Carlton Christensen will conduct the Formal Council Meetings during the month of March.

1.  Pledge of Allegiance.

2.  The Council will approve the minutes of March 13, 2007.

3.  The Council will consider adopting a joint ceremonial resolution with the Mayor opposing further testing at the Nevada Nuclear Test Site.

 

 

C.  PUBLIC HEARINGS:

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

Accept public comment and 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:   Continue/reschedule hearing to Council

                                                        meeting on April 3, 2007, 7:00 p.m..

 

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
Accept public comment regarding 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:   Close and refer to April briefing session(s).

 

 

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.  Ordinance:  Confirming Equalized Assessment Rolls and Levy Assessment against certain properties in  Salt Lake City, Utah Central Business Improvement District No. DA-CBID-06

Consider adopting an ordinance confirming the modified and equalized assessment rolls and levying an assessment against certain properties in the Salt Lake City, Central Business Improvement District No. DA-CBID-06 (The “District”), to promote business activity and economic development in the area of Central Downtown Salt Lake City, by assessing benefited properties within the District for the costs of such economic promotion activities for a period of three years (The “Assessments”); establishing the effective date of this ordinance, and related matters.

(Q 06-10)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Adopt.

 

 

2.  Ordinance:  Adopt Utah Transit Authority and Commuter Rail Franchise

Consider adopting an ordinance granting to Utah Transit Authority a Commuter Rail Franchise to construct, operate and maintain rail lines across City streets, rights-of-way and other city property.

(C 07-109)

 

                                    Staff Recommendation:              Adopt.

 

 

G. CONSENT:

1.  Board Appointment: Tom Godfrey, Metropolitan Water District

Consider approving the appointment of Tom Godfrey, to the Metropolitan Water District for a term extending through January 5, 2009.
(I 07-12)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Approve.

 

2.   Board Appointment:  Anne Oliver, Historic Landmark Commission

Consider approving the appointment of Anne Oliver, to the Historic Landmark Commission for a term extending through July 14, 2009.
(I 07-13)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Approve.

 

3.   Board Appointment:  Russell Pack, Airport Board
Consider approving the appointment of Russell Pack, to the Airport Board for a term extending through January 17, 2011.
(I 07-14)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Approve.

H.  ADJOURNMENT: