November 1, 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 125 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 Bill Nighswonger prior to consideration of his appointment to the Housing Advisory and Appeals Board.

2.     The Council will receive a briefing regarding an ordinance amending the annual review of maximum rates for taxicabs. (Unfinished Business Item F1)

3.     The Council will receive a briefing regarding an ordinance to waive parking meter fees from Thanksgiving Day, November 24, 2005 through Monday, January 2, 2006, and to allow two-hour free parking.  (Unfinished Business Item F2)

4.     The Council will receive a briefing regarding a parking ordinance revision to restrict parking near mailboxes.

5.     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.

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

 

B.   OPENING CEREMONY:
Council Member Van Turner will preside over the Formal Council Meetings during the month of November.

1.  Pledge of Allegiance.

2.  The Council will approve the minutes of October 17 & 18, 2005.

 

C.  PUBLIC HEARINGS

1.   Ordinance – Amend regulations for parking lots in the Downtown (D1) Zoning District

Accept public comment and consider adopting an ordinance amending the Salt Lake City Code, regarding regulations for parking lots in the Downtown (D1) Zoning District. (Petition No. 400-03-30)

(O 05-21)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Close and consider options.

 

2.   Ordinances – Permitted and conditional uses for Commercial Districts (Department Store Locations)

(a)                                                               Accept public comment and consider adopting an ordinance to amend Section 21A.30.050 Table of Permitted and Conditional Uses for the Downtown Districts to allow different types of department stores as permitted uses in various commercial and downtown zoning districts and amend the Zoning Map designation for Block 76, Plat D, Salt Lake City survey from Community Shopping (CS) to Community Business  (CB) and amending the Salt Lake City Zoning Map rezoning properties generally located at 402 East 6th Avenue and 415 East 5th Avenue. 

(b)                                                               Accept public comment and consider adopting an ordinance amending Table 21A.26.080, of the Salt Lake City Code, pertaining to permitted and conditional uses for Commercial Districts.  (Petition No. 400-04-29) (Public hearing for item b was continued from October 11, 2005)

(P 05-18)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Adopt.

 

3.   Ordinance – Rezone parcels at approximately 1532 and 1560 West 200 South from Single-Family Residential (R-1/5000) to Commercial Neighborhood (CN)

Accept public comment and consider adopting an ordinance rezoning property located at approximately 1532 and 1560 West 200 South from Single Family Residential (R-1/5000) to Neighborhood Commercial (CN).  (Petition No 400-03-10 Shaw Homes. Inc)

(P 04-24)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Close and consider options.

 

4.  Ordinance – Central Community Master Plan

Accept public comment and consider adopting an ordinance to adopt the Central Community Master Plan.  (Petition No. 400-01-36)

(T 03-3)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Close and consider options.

 

5.  Ordinance – Amend Zoning Ordinance text amendment to create Natural Open Space Zoning District

Accept public comment and consider adopting an ordinance amending Section 21A.32.105, Salt Lake City Code, creating a Natural Open Space Zoning District.  (Petition No. 400-05-20)

(O 05-22)

 

                        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.   Ordinance – Amend ordinance Section 5.72.457 Salt Lake City Code, maximum rates

Consider adopting an ordinance amending Section 5.72.457, Salt Lake City Code relating to annual review of maximum taxicab rates.

(O 05-2)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Consider Options.

 

2.   Ordinance – Amend Section 12.56.170, Salt Lake City Code, relating to parking meter rates

(a) Consider adopting an ordinance amending Section 12.56.170, Salt Lake City Code, relating to parking meter rates - to waive fees at parking meters from November 24, 2005 through January 2, 2006 and allow two-hour free parking.

(O 05-27)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Adopt.

 

3.   Resolution – Authorize a loan to Cedar Point Partners, Apartment Project

Consider adopting a resolution authorizing a loan from Salt Lake City’s Housing Trust Fund to Cedar Point Partners, L.P. for the Cedar Point Apartment Project.

(R 05-16)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Adopt.

 

4.   Resolution – Authorize application for Preserve America Community Certification

Consider adopting a resolution authorizing the application for Preserve America Community Certification and proclaiming the City’s support of Historic Preservation.

(R 05-19)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Adopt.

 

 

G. CONSENT:

1.  Resolution – Adopt the National Incident Management System (NIMS)

Consider adopting a resolution adopting the National Incident Management System (NIMS)

(R 05-17)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Adopt.

 

2.  Motion – Consulting Services – Information Management Services Audit

Consider adopting a motion authorizing the Council Chair to sign a letter of engagement with Matrix Consulting Group, Inc. to conduct a management and performance audit of Salt Lake City’s Information Management Services Division.

(G 05-26)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Adopt.

 

3.  Motion – Consulting Services – Redevelopment Agency Audit

Consider adopting a motion authorizing the Council Chair to sign a letter of engagement with Citygate Associates, LLC to conduct a management and performance audit of the Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City.

(G 05-25)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Adopt.

 

4.  Ordinance – Set date – Amend the Salt Lake City Code to create transit oriented zoning districts, rezoning property along the east-west light rail corridor, and making other related changes

Set the date of December 6, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. to accept public comment and consider adopting an ordinance amending the Salt Lake City Code to create transit oriented zoning districts, rezoning property along the east-west light rail corridor, and amend the Central Community Master Plan. (Petition No. 400-01-48 and Petition No. 400-01-12, Transit Oriented Development)

(P 02-14)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Set date.

 

5.   Ordinances – Set date – Amend Sign Regulations for the Open Space (OS) District and Sign Code Definitions

Set date of November 15, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. to accept public comment and consider adopting an ordinance amending Table 21A.46.120(E)(5), Salt Lake City Code, pertaining to sign regulations for the Open Space (OS) District and an ordinance amending Section 21A.46.020, Salt Lake City Code, pertaining to sign code definitions.  (Petition No. 400-05-11)

(O 05-26)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Set date.

 

6.   Proposed Ordinance – Set date – Amend the Gateway Master Plan, declare and dispose portion of land as surplus

Set date of December 6, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. to accept public comment and consider adopting an ordinance amending the Gateway Master Plan and declaring property purchased for Transportation purposes no longer needed for that purpose.  (Petition No. 400-05-21)

(P 05-22)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Set date.

 

7.   Board Appointment – Steven Sturzenegger, Transportation Advisory Board

Consider approving the appointment of Steven Sturzenegger to the Transportation Advisory Board for a term extending through September 29, 2008.

(I 05-10)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Approve.

 

8.   Board Appointments – Christina B. Carver and James (Jim) K. Teall, Human Rights Commission

Consider approving the appointments of Christine B. Carver and James (Jim) K. Teall to the Human Rights Commission.  As outlined in the ordinance, term ending dates will be drawn by lot to expire on a staggered basis of two, three or four years each.

(I 05-28)

 

                        Staff Recommendation:   Approve.

 

H.  ADJOURNMENT: