2002 Council Announcements

February 28, 2002


City Council Announcements

February 28, 2002


A. Decisions, Feedback & Information needed by staff


      1.    Inter-modal Hub and Commuter Rail issues.

            a.    DJ Baxter would like an opportunity to brief Council Members on these two issues and answer any questions you may have. Are you interested in such a briefing? YES

            b.    In previous years, the Council had formed a sub-committee to more closely address this topic with the Administration. The Council Sub-Committee included Carlton Christensen, Van Turner and Keith Christensen. Is the current Council interested in continuing with a sub-committee? YES If so, which Members would be interested in participating? COUNCIL MEMBER JERGENSEN


      2.    Board Appointment questions:

            a.    Anthony Smith was recently appointed to the Salt Lake City / County Board of Health to finish the term of a board member that resigned early. Would Council Members consent to placing Anthony Smith’s re-appointment on the object agenda without a follow-up interview? YES

            b.    Keith Christensen, former City Council Member for District 7, has submitted an application for appointment to the Airport Board. Due to Mr. Christensen’s experience with the City, would the Council object to placing Mr. Christensen’s appointment on the Consent agenda without interviewing him? NO INTERVIEW


      3. Utah League of Cities & Towns Legislative Policy Committee:

In the last few years the City Council generally has had two members on the Utah League of Cities & Towns Legislative Policy Committee. An opening on the committee is available because City Council Member Carlton Christensen no longer serves on the League's Executive Committee, and City Council Member Nancy Saxton, who joined Council Member Christensen on the Policy Committee, has moved up to the Executive Committee. The Legislative Policy Committee usually holds a meeting once a month. When the Legislature is in session the committee meets weekly on Mondays to review legislation that affects cities in Utah.


If a City Council Member is interested in serving on the Legislative Policy Committee, please let Council staff know, and staff will write a brief letter of interest to League Executive Director Ken Bullock. According to Mr. Bullock, the League would ratify the appointment at the League's spring meeting in St. George. COUNCIL MEMBER Lambert will consider serving


      4. Property Conveyances: Do Council Members wish to hold hearings? NO HEARINGS

            a. Lease agreement for encroachments in the public right-of-way at 754 South 200 West. The building is being remodeled; awnings and trellis system will project into the public right-of-way.  Pedestrian walks will not be impeded. This use is consistent with City policy. Additional revenue to the City is $350 for a 5-year term.


            b. Lease agreement for encroachments in the public right-of-way at 254-266 South 200 West. Red Rock Brewing is adding an elevated patio to the front of its building. Also included is a grease trap and ADA accessible ramp which were allowed by a prior revocable permit, but which will now be incorporated in the lease. Pedestrian and public uses will not be impeded. It is consistent with City policy. City revenue will be $350 annually with CPI adjustments, 5-year term.


            c. Lease agreement for encroachments in the public right-of-way at 280 South Main. Third and Main Bar & Grill wishes to add an outdoor seating and dining area. Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control requirements necessitate the installation of a fence. They will also be installing a retractable canopy overhead. Pedestrian and public uses will not be impeded. It is consistent with City policy. Additional revenue to the City is $2448 with CPI adjustments, on a 5-year term.


B. Council Office Policies


C. For Your Information


D. Meetings


      1. Meeting March 5, 4:00 p.m. with the School Board. The School Board has a regular meeting later that evening so Board Members need to leave by 5p.m. It has been suggested that the Council and Board eat during the meeting. We will have tables set up outside the COW and food will be available from 3:45 on. We have ordered a little extra food so you will not have to eat in front of citizens (they can help themselves).