March 8, 2005

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.

 

5:00 p.m., some Council Members may dine together in Room 126 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.     The Council will interview Barbara Toomer prior to her appointment to the Transportation Advisory Board.

2.     The Council will receive a briefing regarding Library system at the request of the Library Director.

3.     The Council will receive a briefing regarding preliminary findings of a ground transportation industry study commissioned by the City Council.

4.     The Council will receive a briefing regarding zoning text amendments to decrease property required for a planned development and allow single family attached homes in RMF-75 zone.  (Petition No. 400-04-17 and Petition No. 400-04-19)

5.     The Council will hold a discussion regarding Legislative issues.

6.     (Tentative) The Council will consider a motion to enter into Executive Session, in keeping with Utah Code, to discuss labor negotiations, pursuant to Utah Code Ann. § § 52-4-4 and 52-4-5 (1)(a)(ii)

7.     The Council will consider a motion to enter into Executive 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, and to discuss pending or reasonably imminent litigation; pursuant to Utah Code Ann. § § 52-4-4, 52-4-5(1)(a)(iii) and 52-4-5(1)(a)(iv), and attorney-client matters that are privileged, pursuant to Utah Code Ann. § 78-24-8.

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

 

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

1.  Pledge of Allegiance.

2.  The Mayor will present recommendations to the Council regarding proposed Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG), American Dream Downpayment Initiative (ADDI), Housing Opportunities for People With AIDS (HOPWA), and Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME) funding.

3.  The Council will approve the minutes of March 1, 2005.

 

C.  PUBLIC HEARINGS

1.  Protest hearing: 900 East 900 South Streetscape Upgrade Special Improvement District, Job No. 106018.

Accept public comment and hear protests concerning the proposed creation of the 900 East 900 South streetscape upgrade Special Improvement District, to construct improvements within the City consisting of the reconstruction of roadway pavement, and to construct and install concrete angle parking, concrete curbs, sidewalks, driveway approaches, median islands, sidewalk ramps, storm drainage facilities, site furnishing, street lighting, traffic signals, 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 900 East, streetscape upgrade Special Improvement District, Job No. 106018 (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 the City’s 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 05-2)

                                Staff Recommendation:   Close and refer to

                                                                Engineering for tabulation.

 

2.  Ordinance: Rezone properties located at 1385 South 900 West from Institutional (I) to Public Lands (PL), 1325 South 800 West, 1327 South 800 West, 747 West 1300 South, and 739 West 1300 South from Single Family Residential (R-1-7000) to Public Lands (PL) and amend the West Salt Lake Community Master Plan, pursuant to Petition No. 400-04-42

Accept public comment and consider adopting an ordinance rezoning properties located at 1385 South 900 West from Institutional (I) to Public Lands (PL), 1325 South 800 West, 1327 South 800 West, 747 West 1300 South, and 739 West 1300 South from Single Family Residential (R-1-7000) to Public Lands (PL) and amending the West Salt Lake Community Master Plan.  (Unity Center)

(P 05-5)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Close and consider options.

 

3.  Resolution: Contribution to Housing Authority of Salt Lake City

Accept public comment and consider adopting a resolution accepting the study performed in compliance with Utah Code Section 10-8-2 and authorizing one-time $30,000.00 contribution to the Housing Authority of Salt Lake City to mitigate recent federal funding cuts.

(R 05-3)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Close and adopt.

 

4.  Ordinance: Budget Amendment No. 5

    Accept public comment and consider adopting an ordinance amending Salt Lake City ordinance No. 63 of 2004 which adopted the final budget of Salt Lake City, including the employment staffing document, for Fiscal Year 2004-2005.

(B 05-5)

 

                                Staff Recommendation:   Close and consider options.

 

D.  COMMENTS

1.  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.  Resolution: Accept bids and authorization to award construction contract for the 900 South, Main Street to 900 West, street improvements Special Improvement District No. 102004

Consider adopting a resolution conditionally accepting bids for purchasing of materials and construction work and, subject to approval of the City Engineer, authorizing execution of a contract for construction with the apparent responsive bidder for the construction of improvements within the Salt Lake City, Utah 900 South, Main Street to 900 West, Street improvements Special Improvement District No. 102004 (The “District”); providing for construction of improvements consisting of the installation of concrete sidewalks, sidewalk access ramps, driveways, cub, gutter roadway pavement, street lighting, traffic signals, drainage facilities and landscaping (collectively, the “Improvements”) and all other miscellaneous work necessary to complete the improvements in a proper workmanlike manner; all other miscellaneous work necessary to complete the improvements; for issuance of interim warrants and for the addition of the interest thereon to assessable costs and related matters.

(Q 05-1)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Adopt.

 

2.  Resolution: Authorize the Mayor to accept a grant from the State of Utah, Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

Consider adopting a resolution authorizing Salt Lake City to accept a grant from the State of Utah, Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) (Salt Lake City School District’s Environmental Management Systems Plan)

(C 05-102)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Adopt.

 

3.  Resolution: Authorize the Mayor to accept funding from the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT)

Consider adopting a resolution authorizing Salt Lake City to accept funding from the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) for improvements under the west end of the North Temple viaduct at 600 West.

(C 05-103)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Adopt.

 

G. CONSENT:

1.  Ordinance: Annual assessment for Special Lighting District L03

Consider adopting an ordinance (The “2005 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 2005 assessment ordinance providing for a procedure to contest an assessment; and related matters.

(Q 05-3)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Adopt.

 

H. 

ADJOURNMENT: