White City Community Council
April 2nd, 2008 @ 7:00 PM
Eastmont Middle School Auditorium 10100 S. 1300 E.
- Meeting called to order by Troy Blundell, Chair, there was a Quorum.
- Welcome, Introductions and Pledge of Allegiance lead by Troy Blundell proceeded.
- Troy introduced SL County Mayor Peter Corroon who then introduced a number of the county staff that was in attendance at the meeting. He then discussed a number of topics: Township issue, HB 40 and what the options might be; Dan Jones survey on the phone; that many of the roads would be slurry coated this spring; some details of the County Wide Master Plan and the dumpster cleanup program for this year, a schedule will be available this month. Bev Uipi then discussed some of the issues brought up during the tour with the Mayor and others. These were flooding along some of the streets, sidewalks falling apart and lack of, and Bear Park concerns. Bev discussed a possible project to include county help cleaning up from 7th East to Violet Drive then to Larkspur. We discussed the parking concerns at Bear Park during sporting activities and many cars parking along Poppy and blocking many residents access. Concern was expressed for the potholes at the intersection of 94th and Poppy Lane and the county indicated
they would look into getting these repaired. Mayor Corroon then discussed that the property taxes in SL County have not increased in the last 7 years. Concerns were then discussed about the advantage or not of being in the County rather than a Township. He encouraged everyone to respond to the HB 40 survey taking place now. A short discussion was then held about sidewalks and other issues. Another item about property maintenance ordnances came up and discussed for some time. A short discussion about the trails along the canal was held. M. Leon Berrett of SLC Public Works Department discussed about the (neighbor to neighbor) cleanup program and how it works. A question came up about how to dispose of hazardous waste and there is a website to get that information, www.recycle.slco.org this website is available from the White City website. Tim Beavers of SLC of Planning & Development Services discussed what was needed to help work the flooding or drainage problems in the area. He also discussed the problem
with the private road off 10600 South and indicated the county could not help with this problem. This would be the private property owner’s civil issue.
- Karl Hendricksen SLC Attorney discussed the concern that we as council members had relative to the SLC Volunteer form and suggested a way to resolve this issue. Paul Smith discussed our concerns about this issue and indicates we need to get it resolved.
- Paul Ashton, general manager/general counsel, of White City Water Improvement District discussed the movement of a well site in the bottom of Dimple Dell Park to the edge along Serpentine and the exchange of property with SL County and the redrilling of well #5, which will take 2 to 4 months.
- Deputy Brody Waldram gave the Sheriff’s report and indicated there had been a number of parking violations issued. He indicated that he would like to correlate the night out against crime with the Fair.
- Troy Blundell discussed the concerns of some of the unincorporated county citizen’s concerns relative to HB 40 and the survey that is going out.
- Trisha Beck introduced herself to the group and wanted to let us know she is running for office in the House of Representatives.
- Paulina Flint made a motion to approve the March minutes. Seconded and approved.
- Jeremy Christensen moved that the Treasurer’s report be postponed since we did not have a statement yet. Motion seconded and approved. He presented the cost that had been incurred due to HB 40 expenditures. Paulina Flint motioned to approve the difference between $1500 and total costs to cover actual costs. Motion seconded and approved.
- Paulina Flint a motion to defer the agenda item on the Fund Raiser. Seconded and approved.
- Troy Blundell discussed the ACCT report. Everything was clean with little to report. We do not need to submit the report on the bowery. ACCT found a portable sound and recording system for $800 and has purchased one. We currently do not have the funds to purchase one.
- Don Patocka introduced Ralph Cooley from District 2 as a possible replacement to fill the vacate position there. Ralph introduced himself to the group. Paulina Flint made a motion to accept Ralph Cooley as the District 2 representative. Motion seconded and approved.
- Troy Blundell asks that we consider who might represent us at a meeting with LaVar Christensen to discuss our concerns about the volunteer form. Don Patocka made a motion to appoint Paulina Flint and Troy Blundell to represent us at the meeting with LaVar Christensen. Seconded and approved. Tour suggested for current County Council members to see and evaluate the infrastructure and capital improvement needs of the community to help develop a five year plan for funding being on April 23 at 5:30/6:00 pm.
- Motion was made by Troy Blundell to adjourn, motion carried.