March 4, 2008

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.  (Agenda items scheduled during the Council's formal meeting may be discussed during the Work Session briefing.  Items from the following list that Council is unable to complete in Work Session from approximately 3:00 – 6:30 p.m. will be addressed in a Work Session setting following the Consent Agenda.)

1.     The Council will receive the annual update from Bill Nighswonger, Director of Housing Authority.

2.     The Council will receive a briefing from the Downtown Alliance regarding their master plan for blocks 69 and 70.

3.     The Council will receive a follow-up briefing regarding an ordinance closing a portion of the southern half of South Temple between 750 West (I-15) and 900 West as a public street; (Petition No. 400-07-10). (Item F1)

4.     The Council will receive a follow-up briefing regarding an ordinance closing a portion of 700 South at approximately 600 West as a public street; (Petition No. 400-07-02). (Item F2)

5.     The Council will receive a briefing regarding Emergency Budget Opening for the Airport relating to Auction Rate Security long-term bonds. (Item G2)

6.     (Tentative) The Council will hold a discussion relating to the budget opening and staffing document for 2007-2008.

7.     The Council will receive a briefing regarding an Interlocal Cooperation Agreement with Salt Lake County regarding a water diversion structure proposed for Liberty Park.

8.     The Council will hold a discussion regarding a funding request for the Central City Recreation Center.

9.     The Council will receive an update regarding issues at the 2008 Legislative Session.

10.   The Council will receive a briefing regarding Federal Legislative Priorities.

11.   The Council will receive a briefing from the Administration regarding a proposed change to the Labor Bargaining Protocol resolution.

12.   The Council will hold a discussion regarding the upcoming fiscal year budget, to identify possible priorities to communicate to the Administration.

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), attorney-client matters that are privileged, pursuant to Utah Code Ann. § 78-24-8 and deployment of security personnel, devices or systems, pursuant to Utah Code Ann. § 52-4-204 and 52-4-205 (1)(f).

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

 

B.   OPENING CEREMONY:
City Council Member Eric Jergensen will conduct the Formal Council Meetings during the month of March.

1.  Pledge of Allegiance.

2.  Mayor Ralph Becker will present recommendations to the Council regarding the 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).

3.  The Council will approve the minutes of February 19, 2008.

 

 

C.  PUBLIC HEARINGS:

1.   Protest Hearing: California Avenue Reconstruction, 4800 West to 5600 West, Special Assessment Area, Job No. 103006

Accept public comment and hear public protest regarding a resolution to (a) Finance the cost of certain infrastructure improvements consisting of the reconstruction of roadway pavement, installation of concrete curbs, sidewalks, and street lighting and all other miscellaneous work necessary to complete the improvements in a proper and workmanlike manner; (b.) defray the cost and expenses of improvements by assessments to be levied against the properties benefited by such improvements; and (c) provide Notice of Intention to designate assessment area to authorize such improvements and to fix a time and place for protest against such improvements or the designation of said assessment area; to declare its official intention to reimburse itself for expenditures paid by it prior to the sale of the bonds; and to authorize advertisement of construction bids and related matters.

(Q 08-1)

 

                            Staff recommendation:    Close and refer to

                                               Engineering for tabulation.

 

 

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:  Close a portion of the southern half of South Temple from 750 West to 900 West

Consider adopting an ordinance closing a portion of the southern half of South Temple between 750 West (I-15) and 900 West as a public street (Petition No. 400-07-10).

(P 07-11)

 

                        Staff recommendation:    Consider options.

 

2.  Ordinance:  Close a portion of 700 South at approximately 600 West

Consider adopting an ordinance closing a portion of 700 South at approximately 600 West as a public street (Petition No. 400-07-02).

(P 07-10)

 

                        Staff recommendation:    Consider options.

 

G.   CONSENT:

1.   Ordinance:  Set date – Petition No. 400-06-31 Recommending Approval of Partial Street Closure Located at 300 South between 5100 and 5200 West.

Set the date of April 1, 2008, at 7:00 p.m. to accept public comment and consider adopting an ordinance recommending approval of partial street closure located at 300 South between 5100 West and 5200 West, pursuant to Petition No. 400-06-31.

(P 08-1)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Set date.

 

2.   Ordinance:  Confirm date Budget Opening

Confirm the date of March 13, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. to accept public comment and consider adopting an ordinance amending Salt Lake City Ordinance No. 24 of 2007 which adopted the final budget and staffing document of Salt Lake City, Utah, for the Fiscal Year beginning July 1, 2007 and ending June 30, 2008.

(B 08-4)

 

                    Staff Recommendation:   Confirm date.

 

3.   Ordinance:  Annual assessment ordinance for Special Lighting District L03

Consider adopting an ordinance (The “2008 Assessment Ordinance”) approving the Assessment List and levying an annual assessment upon property in Salt Lake City, Utah Lighting District No. 3, now known as L03 (The “District L03”); establishing the effective date of the 2008 Assessment Ordinance; providing for a procedure to contest an assessment, and related matters.

(Q 08-4)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Adopt.

 

4.   Ordinance:  Council Meeting schedules, agendas and minutes

Consider adopting an ordinance amending Section 2.06.040, Salt Lake City Code, relating to meeting schedules, agendas and minutes for the City Council.

(O 08-3)

 

                    Staff Recommendation:   Adopt.

 

H.  ADJOURNMENT: