October 19, 2004


Salt Lake City Council




City Council Chambers

City & County Building

451 South State Street, Room 315

Salt Lake City, Utah

Tuesday, October 19, 2004

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

2.     The Council will interview David Dobbins prior to advice and consent of his appointment as the Director of Salt Lake City Department of Community Development. (Unfinished Business Item F-1)

3.     The Council will receive a follow-up briefing regarding an ordinance creating the Open Space Lands Program. (Unfinished Business Item F-5)

4.     The Council will receive a briefing regarding waiving fees at all City parking meters from Thanksgiving Day, November 25, 2004 to Sunday, January 2, 2005 inclusive, and allow two-hour free parking. (Unfinished Business Item F-2)

5.     The Council will receive a progress update on the development of plans at the Unity Center.

6.     The Council will receive a briefing regarding the City’s General Fund Impact Fees.

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, pursuant to Utah Code Ann. § § 52-4-4 and 54-4-5(1)(a)(iv), and attorney-client matters that are privileged, pursuant to Utah Code Ann. § 78-24-8.



1.  Pledge of Allegiance.

2.  The Council will approve the minutes of October 12, 2004.






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.)






1.  Advice and Consent, Department of Community Development Director David Dobbins

Consider consenting to the appointment of David Dobbins to the position of Director for the Department of Community Development.

(I 04-27)


                        Staff Recommendation:   Adopt.


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

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 25, 2004 through January 2, 2005 and allow two-hour free parking.

(O 99-11)

                        Staff Recommendation:            Adopt.


3.  Resolution: Authorize a $25,000 loan for Equity Broadcasting/Univision Television from the Salt Lake City Corporation Revolving Loan Fund

Consider adopting a resolution authorizing a $25,000 loan for Equity Broadcasting/Univision television from the Salt Lake City Corporation revolving loan fund.

(R 04-21)


                        Staff Recommendation:   Consider options.


4.  Ordinance: Approve the annual assessment ordinance for Special Lighting District L02

Consider adopting an ordinance (the “2004 Assessment Ordinance”) approving the assessment list and levying an annual assessment upon property in Salt Lake City, Utah Special Lighting District No. 2 now known as L02 (the “District L02”); establishing the effective date of the 2004 Assessment Ordinance; providing for a procedure to contest an assessment; and related matters.

(Q 04-12)


                                Staff Recommendation:   Adopt.



5.  Ordinance: Adopt and enact the Open Space Lands Program

Consider adopting an ordinance enacting Chapter 2.88 of the Salt Lake City Code creating the Open Space Lands Program.

(O 04-28)

                        Staff Recommendation    Consider Options.



1.  Ordinance: Set date – Budget Amendment #3
Set the date of November 9, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. to accept public comment and consider adopting an ordinance amending Salt Lake City Ordinance No. 63 of 2004 which approved, ratified and finalized the budget of Salt Lake City, Utah, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2004 and ending June 30, 2005.

(B 04-3)


Staff Recommendation:            Set date.


2.  Board Appointment: Ellen Reddick, Business Advisory Board

Consider approving the appointment of Ellen Reddick to the Business Advisory Board for a term extending through December 31, 2007.

(I 04-15)


                                Staff Recommendation:   Approve.


3.  Property Conveyance: Telecommunications Right-of-Way 1600 South Empire Road

Consider requesting that the Administration hold a hearing regarding a request for the City to grant a telecommunications right-of-way lease for National Product Sales, Inc. to connect communications between buildings.  National Product Sales is expanding their retail operations at 1600 South Empire Road and desires to place subsurface communication lines across the street from the existing facilities to new facilities being constructed across the street.  Annual compensation will be $500 with subsequent annual Consumer Price Index adjustments.

(W 04-4)


                        Staff Recommendation:   Do not call for hearing.