March 6, 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 South State Street 

(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 presentation from Jeff Harris, Chief of Asset Management, Utah Transit Authority (UTA), regarding UTA bus route changes in the City.

2.     The Council will receive a briefing regarding an update of the Downtown Master Plan adopted in 1995.

3.     The Council will receive a briefing regarding an ordinance requested by Vectra Management Group and Cooper, Roberts, Simonsen Associates representatives to amend the zoning map and place the Walker Bank Building, located at 175 South Main Street, on the Salt Lake City Register of Cultural Resources as a Landmark Site (Petition No. 400-06-20).

4.     The Council will receive a briefing regarding an ordinance vacating and closing a portion of an alley property located in Block 3 of the 700 South Subdivision as a public right-of-way, adjacent to 740 South Goshen Street (Petition No. 400-06-05, M. Kiphibane).

5.     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).

6.     The Council will consider a motion to enter into Closed Session for the purpose of strategy sessions to discuss the purchase, exchange, or lease 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, pursuant to Utah Code Ann. 52-4-204 (d)(i).

7.     (Tentative) The Council will receive comments from the Administration on 2007 Legislation.

8.     The Council will receive a follow-up briefing regarding a Legislative Action sponsored by Council Member Nancy Saxton regarding the regulation of payday loan check-cashing businesses. (Item F1)

9.     (Tentative) The Council will receive a briefing regarding an update from the Administration on the Legislative Intent Statements adopted with the Fiscal Year 2006-07 budget.

10.   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 February 15, 20 and 22, 2007.

 

C.  PUBLIC HEARINGS:

1.   Resolutions:  Initiate Eminent Domain Proceedings

Accept public comment and consider adopting resolutions initiating eminent domain proceedings regarding properties affected by the planned installation of an instrument landing system at the Tooele Valley Airport.

(R 07-5)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Close and consider options.

 

2.   Resolution:  Honorary Street Name for 100 South between 200 West and 300 West to Japantown Street

Accept public comment and consider adopting a resolution regarding an honorary street name for 100 South between 200 West and 300 West to Japantown Street (Petition No. 400-06-39).
(P 07-2)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Close and consider options.

 

 

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.   Legislative Action:  Initiated by Council Member Nancy Saxton:  Administration to Research Possible Amendments to the Salt Lake City Code relating to the Regulation of Payday Loan
Check-cashing Businesses

Consider adopting a legislative action initiated by Council Member Nancy Saxton directing the City Attorney’s Office, with the recommendation of the Planning Commission, to draft an ordinance regulating the location of payday lending check-cashing businesses and other land-use related items.

(G 07-8)

 

                                    Staff Recommendation:              Consider options.

 

2.   Ordinance:  Non-Discrimination in City Employment (Legislation Action Council Member Nancy Saxton)

Consider adopting an ordinance enacting section 2.53.035 of the Salt Lake City Code, relating to non-discrimination in City Employment.

(O 07-3)

 

                                    Staff Recommendation:              Consider options.

 

 

G. CONSENT:

1.   Ordinance:  Annual Assessment for Special Lighting District L03

Consider adopting an ordinance (The “2007 Assessment Ordinance”) approving the assessment list and levying an annual assessment upon property in Salt Lake City, Lighting District No. 3, now known as L03 (The “District L03”); establishing the effective date of the 2007 assessment ordinance; providing for a procedure to contest an assessment; and related matters.
(Q 06-4)

 

                                Staff Recommendation:   Adopt.

 

2.   Resolution:  Appoint Board of Equalization and Review for 900 East 900 South Streetscape  Special Improvement District (106018)

Consider adopting a resolution to appoint a Board of Equalization and review for Salt Lake
City, 900 South, 900 East Streetscape Upgrade Special Improvement District No. 106018
(The “District”); setting the dates for the Board of Equalization to hear and consider objections
and corrections to any proposed assessments; authorizing the City Recorder to publish and
mail a notice of meetings of the Board of Equalization and review; and related matters.

(Q 05-2)

 

                       Staff Recommendation:   Adopt.

 

3.   Resolution:  Appoint a Board of Equalization and Review for Salt Lake City, Strongs Court (102109) & Fenway Avenue (102129)

Consider adopting a resolution to appoint a Board of Equalization and review for Salt Lake City, Strongs Court (#102109) and Fenway Avenue (#102129) reconstruction Special Improvement District (The “District”); setting the dates for the Board of Equalization to hear and consider objections and corrections to any proposed assessments; authorizing the City Recorder to publish and mail a notice of meetings of the Board of Equalization and review; and related matters.

(Q 06-2)

 

                                Staff Recommendation:   Adopt.

 

4.   Ordinance:  Set date:  Budget Amendment No. 3 for Fiscal Year 2006/2007

Set the date of March 13, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. to accept public comment and consider adopting an ordinance approving Budget Amendment No. 3 for Fiscal Year 2006/2007.

(B 07-4)

 

                            Staff Recommendation:   Set date.

 

H.   ADJOURNMENT: