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White City Township Community Council

August 6th, 2008 @ 7:00 PM

Edgemont Elementary School 1085 E. 9800 S. (Galena) Teachers Rm.


  • Meeting called to order by Troy Blundell, Chair, there was a Quorum.
  • Welcome, Introductions and Pledge of Allegiance lead by Paulina Flint proceeded.
  • Kay Dickerson presented the July 2nd, 2008 minutes for approval. Don Patocka made a motion to approve the July Minutes, it was seconded and approved. Gene Robinson was excused.
  • Jeremy Christensen presented the Treasurer’s report. A discussion was held about the money received from the county and how the funds were to be accounted for. Paulina Flint made a motion to accept the Treasurer’s report, it was seconded and approved.
  • Brody Waldram gave the Sheriff’s report. There were no stats available due to a miscommunication problem but should be available next meeting. He reported about an upcoming Academy and the setup at the coming White City Township celebration. There is a new Sheriff’s Web site at slco.org. He will not be at the meeting next month since he will be in training. He then opened up the meeting to questions.
  • Bev Uipi gave the Mayor’s report. She passed out a generic check sheet for the Neighborhood by Neighborhood Program which is scheduled for Sept. 13 and both sides of the Dimple Dell Park (North & South) will be cleaned. It was suggested Dan Bradshaw be the coordinator for the north side. Volunteers will be needed around the end of August. The storm drain issue is on hold due to the lack of oil and other materials. Any budget requests for 2009 need to be in by Sept. Dimple Dell Park Advisory Board still needs people to staff the board.
  • Revised Bylaws were passed out to everyone with all the recommended changes included. Kay Dickerson made a motion to approve the revised bylaws. Motion seconded and approved. Troy Blundell signed all copies of the revised bylaws. 
  • Troy Blundell discussed the results of the HB-40 Results. The majority indicated that they wanted to remain a Township or be included in an existing Township. Motion was made by Don Patocka to have Troy write a letter to the HB-40 Working group recommending to the Legislature to repeal the Sunset law so as to fulfill the HB-40 survey results. Motion seconded and approved. Paulina Flint made a motion for the Council to support a position to actively seek the repeal of the sunset law on HB-40 by the Legislature before 2010. Motion seconded and approved.
  • Paulina Flint gave a report on the upcoming Fair. Need people over there from 11am to 3pm for setup. Need photo ID and people to staff booth between 3 and 8pm. Having good response from area. Will have copies of the HB-40 results, County Atlas and signs for direction to be put up.
  • Need to put in budget request for 2009. Paulina recommended Special Events $10,000 and Administrative Costs +3%. Paulina Flint made a motion to have the $10,000 for Special Events and all other items 3% above last years request. Motion seconded and approved.
  • Elections for 2008. New requirements for this year print our own ballots, election judges and polling places. Up for election this year Dist. 2 Ralph Cooley, Dist. 4 Jim Johnson, Dist. 6 Paul Smith and At Large Don Patocka. We will be getting the voter registration in a digital form this year rather than hard copies. The person in charge is Kay Dickerson with Troy Blundell and Jeremy Christensen. We need to set up calendar for upcoming events. Paulina made a motion to support the expenses for the Elections the year. Motion seconded and approved.
  • News Letter- Paulina needs input after the Fair in order to get out in time. Need info on HB-40, Elections for council, Neighbor to Neighbor, and Fair. Paul Smith made a motion to not include County and State Candidates in Newsletter. Seconded and approved.
  • New Business- Paulina gave a report on the Ground Water Quality classification for the Salt Lake County which effects ground water on White City Water’s Wells in our area. This is in reference to the source protection ordnance. Questions came up on if we will be getting our old meeting place back. Will let everyone know before next meeting. Candidates at meeting shared their thoughts for a few moments. LaVar Christensen, Trisha Beck and Max Burdick.
  • Motion was made by Paulina Flint to adjourn, motion carried.