September 7, 2010

 

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. or immediately following the 2:00 p.m. Council policy discussion, in 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. Items from the following list that Council is unable to complete in Work Session from approximately 3:00 p.m. – 6:30 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 receive a briefing regarding the amended North Temple Boulevard Special Assessment Area No. LC-109017 and No. M-109018. (Item G1)

3.     The Council will receive a briefing regarding an ordinance closing an unimproved portion of South Temple Street as a public street between 500 West Street and 600 West Street, pursuant to Petition No. PLNPCM2010-00320. (Item H2)

4.     The Council will receive a briefing regarding taxi cabs, ground transportation, transportation of persons with disabilities and motor vehicle operation at the Salt Lake City International Airport. (Item H1)

5.     The Council will hold a discussion regarding establishing a Citywide Policy about the sale of Open Space lands.

6.   (TIME CERTAIN 5:00 P.M.) The Council will interview Emily Drown prior to consideration of her appointment to the Planning Commission. (Item H4)

7.     (TENTATIVE) The Council will consider a motion to enter into Closed Session, in keeping with Utah Code § 52-4-204, for any of the following purposes:

        a) A strategy session to discuss collective bargaining, pursuant to Utah Code § 52-4-205 (1)(b);

        b) A strategy session to discuss the purchase, exchange, or lease of real property (including any form of water right or water shares) when public discussion of the transaction would disclose the appraisal or estimated value of the property under consideration or prevent the City from completing the transaction on the best possible terms, pursuant to Utah Code § 52-4-205(1)(d);

        c) A strategy session to discuss pending or reasonably imminent litigation, pursuant to Utah Code § 52-4-205(1)(c);

        d) A strategy session to discuss the sale of real property (including any form of water right or water shares) if (1) public discussion of the transaction would disclose the appraisal or estimated value of the property under consideration or prevent the City from completing the transaction on the best possible terms, (2) the City previously gave notice that the property would be offered for sale, and (3) the terms of the sale are publicly disclosed before the City approves the sale; and

                        e) For attorney-client matters that are privileged, pursuant to Utah Code § 78B-1-137.

 

 

B.   OPENING CEREMONY:
Council Member Carlton Christensen will conduct the Formal Council Meetings during the month of September.

1.   Pledge of Allegiance.

2.   The Council will approve the minutes of August 10, 2010.

 

 

C.   PUBLIC HEARINGS:

      (Note: Items C1-C2 will be held as one hearing to address all overlapping issues related to the Budget Amendment No. 1 for Fiscal Year 2010-11 and Regional Athletic Complex.)

 

1.   Ordinance: Budget Amendment No. 1 for Fiscal Year 2010-2011
Continue to accept public comment and consider adopting an ordinance amending Salt Lake City Ordinance No. 34 of 2010 which adopted the final budget of Salt Lake City, Utah, for the Fiscal Year beginning July 1, 2010 and ending June 30, 2011. (Please note – this includes an item related to the Regional Athletic Complex as well as other City budget items.)

      (B 10-8)                       

 

                                    Staff Recommendation:              Close and consider options.

 

2.   Financing of Proposed Regional Athletic Complex, including the Proposed Issuance of General Obligation Bonds

      Accept public comment regarding the financing of the proposed regional athletic complex project of the City, including the proposed issuance of general obligation bonds by the City.

      (Q 10-1)

 

                                    Staff Recommendation:              Close and consider options.

 

 

D.  POTENTIAL ACTION ITEMS:

 

 

E.   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.)

 

F.   NEW BUSINESS:

(None)

 

G.   UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

1.   Resolution: North Temple Boulevard, Special Assessment Area Job No. LC-109017 & M-109018 Designating an Assessment Area

Consider adopting a resolution designating an assessment area to be known as the Salt Lake City, Utah North Temple Boulevard Assessment Area No. LC-109017 and No. M-109018 (the "North Temple Boulevard Assessment Area") as described in the Notice of Intention to Designate Assessment Area adopted on June 15, 2010, as amended; authorizing the City officials to proceed with the acquisition and construction of the improvements and the levying of assessments to finance a portion of the costs of said improvements as well as certain operation and maintenance expenses, all as described in said Notice of Intention, as amended; and related matters.

(Q 10-4)

 

                                    Staff Recommendation:              Consider options.

 

 

H.  CONSENT:

1.   Ordinances: Set Date: Chapter 5.71 Ground Transportation, Chapter 5.72-Taxi Cabs, Chapter 5.76-Transportation of Persons with Disabilities and Chapters 16.60 &16.64- Motor Vehicle Operation at the Salt Lake International Airport

Set the date of September 21, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. to accept public comment and consider adopting:

A.  An ordinance amending Section 5.71, Salt Lake City Code, pertaining to ground transportation requirements, to coordinate with taxicab ordinance and to provide for categorization of vehicle types by passenger seating fees through rules and regulations; on-demand service restrictions; elimination of manifests; vehicle inspection requirements; special transportation vehicle requirements; vehicle standards; replacement of criminal enforcement with civil penalties; ground transportation appeal committee;

B.   An ordinance amending Section 5.72, Salt Lake City Code, pertaining to taxicabs, to provide for transition from regulatory to contract-based system for providing taxicab services; eliminating certificates of convenience; eliminating operational requirements that will become contract-based; providing for a contract between taxicab companies and the City, through the Department of Airports; providing for rules and regulations; replacing fixed fares with a flexible fare structure; replacing criminal enforcement with civil penalties;

C.   An ordinance repealing Chapter 5.76, Salt Lake City Code, pertaining to special transportation vehicles; special transportation vehicles shall be regulated pursuant to Section 5.71, Salt Lake City Code;

D.  An ordinance amending Title 16, Sections 16.60 and 16.64, Salt Lake City Code, pertaining to motor vehicle operation at the Salt Lake City International Airport, and violations, penalties and enforcement of Title 16 provisions at the Salt Lake City International Airport to correspond with changes made in Sections 5.71, 5.72, and 5.76, Salt Lake City Code; providing for rules and regulations; replacing criminal enforcement with civil penalties and establishing Salt Lake City Code processes and procedures related thereto.

(O 05-2)

 

                                    Staff Recommendation:              Set date.

 

2.   Ordinance: Set Date: Street Closure at South Temple located between 500 and 600 West
Set the date of October 5, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. to accept public comment and consider adopting an ordinance closing an unimproved portion of South Temple Street as a public street between 500 West Street and 600 West Street, pursuant to Petition No. PLNPCM2010-00320.

(P 10-19)

 

                                    Staff Recommendation:              Set date.

 

3.   Grant Holding Account, Grant Projects

Approve the transfer of the following grant projects: State of Utah Department of Public Safety - SLC Bicycle Safety Project Grant Increase; State of Utah, Certified Local Government (CLG) Program, Intensive Level Survey - Liberty Wells; State of Utah Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice (CCJJ), SLC Asset Forfeiture Program; Utah Department of Public Safety - 2010 Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG)($20,000); Utah Department of Public Safety - 2010 Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG)($12,500); Utah Department of Public Safety – 2009 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Grant; State of Utah, Department of Workforce Services Youth Connections Grant – Ottinger Hall; United States Department of the Interior Bureau of Reclamation – Water Conservation Landscape Efficiencies Interactive Website; State Office of Crime Victim Reparations, 2010 VOCA Victim Assistance Grant; State of Utah, Department of Workforce Services Youth Connections Grant – Central City; State of Utah, Department of Workforce Services Youth Connections Grant – Fairmont Park; State of Utah, Department of Workforce Services Youth Connections Grant – Liberty Park from the Grant Holding Account and establish a project budget for each grant to be confirmed in a formal budget opening.

      (B 10-10)

 

                                          Staff recommendation:               Approve.

 

4.   Board Appointment: Emily Drown, Planning Commission
Consider approving the appointment of Emily Drown to the Planning Commission for a term extending through July 1, 2014.

(I 10-13)

 

                                    Staff Recommendation:              Approve.

 

 

 

I.    ADJOURNMENT: