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White City Township Community Council

January 7, 2009 @ 7:00 PM

Eastmont Middle School 10100 S 1300 E Room # 105

MINUTES
 

  • Meeting called to order by Troy Blundell, Chair, there was a Quorum.
  • Welcome, Introductions and then Pledge of Allegiance was led by Jeremy Christensen
  • Kay Dickerson presented the December 3rd, 2008 minutes for approval. Jeremy Christensen made a motion to approve the December Minutes, it was seconded and approved.
  • Jeremy Christensen gave the Treasurer’s report for December. Council funding is in good shape at this time of year. The annual audit is in process at the present time and will be presented at the next meeting in February. Paul Smith made a motion to approve the report. Motion was seconded and approved.
  • Troy Blundell presented a discussion on a request from the Web-site (White City.Org) manager Thomas Ray for $300 per year to maintain the White City Township Web-site. There was a brief discussion about how well he has maintained the site and all were agreed on the reasonable cost of this service. Paulina Flint made a motion to accept this and to pay the $300 for the service. Motion was seconded and approved. A discussion was held about the fact that Xmission donates the services for the Web-site and would appreciate this in our newsletters we send out. Paulina will do this on the newsletters we do in the future.
  • Brody Waldrum gave the Sheriff’s report. Brody discussed the Sheriff’s website was under going some changes now and was asking for any recommendations as to what we might like on the site that would be of help to us. A brief discussion was held on the new Unified Sheriff’s district. Call volume was down due to the winter weather but is fairly standard for this area. Discussed how effective the speed bumps are and this depends on the area. but seems to work.. Some cars have been ticketed for parking on the street when snowing. A discussion was held on the amount of salt left on dry streets. A brief discussion was held about the effect of having the Sheriff’s station in the neighborhood of crime in the area. He indicated that he would have to look at that more closely. He will be out of area in February, but will be here in March.
  • Bev Uipi gave the Mayor’s report. She mentioned that the monuments into White City cannot be done due to funding, but signs will be installed in their place. The street sign at Delphinium Way have been corrected and are now OK. Ordnance is being drafted on Domestic Fowl in the near term and will be sent out for review to the councils. Mayor’s breakfast with the chairs will be in January. All the info for the reports is in good order and she appreciates our support. The Mayor will have an open door session on 29 January from 4:00 to 5:30 pm. She left a copy of the code enforcement flow chart and how the process works. The process does take some finite time to get resolved and is not immediate. Snow-plows have been responding in the area very well and most residents are well pleased. Paulina Flint made a motion to prepare a letter to the County Services for the fine job they do in snow removal in White City area. Motion seconded and approved. Paulina and Art Kimball will prepare a letter for the Council. Bev mentioned that Mayor Corroon would not be running for a third term and this will be his final term as Mayor. A mention was made that Nicole Dunn is the new Deputy Mayor and everyone is looking forward to working with her.
  • Greg Schultz gave a report on ACCT. He passed out a Legislative watch list that was discussed briefly. He also passed out lists of the Salt Lake County Legislators and those with “controlling interest” in Townships. Transportation funding will be directed to those projects that are already in process and are critical to completion will receive top priority and so on down the list.
  • Art Kimball commented on the fact that Paulina Flint is running for Chair of ACCT and would like all of us to support her in this effort.
  • Paulina Flint discussed the ACCT Training Workshop scheduled for January 10, 2009 at the Salt Lake County Council Chambers. The training for this year will be Volume 2 to the training that was done last year. The major emphasis will be on HB-40 and requirements for county councils and covering planning and zoning, financial requirements, bylaws, volunteer forms, etc. An agenda is attached. Some of our Legislative representatives will be there. A lobbyist has been hired and will start working our concerns.
  • Trisha Beck was at the meeting and will continue to work with us in the community.
  • Paulina Flint discussed the Community Council training on 10 January 2009 at the County North Complex Council Chambers from 8am to 4pm. Recommends Planning and Zoning legal requirements, Council member duties and financial responsibilities.
  • Troy Blundell mentioned that we all need to sign the volunteer forms for the county again this year. The next newsletter will discuss the need for bus routes in the area.
  • Meeting was adjourned.