Meeting called to order by Troy Blundell, Chair, there was a
Welcome, Introductions and then Pledge of Allegiance was led
by Jeremy Christensen. Welcomed Trisha Beck, Brenda Walton and Brody Waldrum
to the meeting.
Paulina Flint made a motion to change the agenda item 2 to
read March minutes rather than December. Motion seconded and approved. Kay
Dickerson presented the March 4th, 2009 minutes for approval. Don Patocka made
a motion to approve the March 4th Minutes, it was seconded and approved.
Jeremy Christensen gave the Treasurer’s report for March.
Paulina Flint made a motion to approve the report. Motion was seconded and
Brody Waldrum from the Sheriff’s Department gave the a report
on the illegal dumping on the corner by Sego Lily and 700 East, but it needs
to go to Planning and Zoning Department for illegal dumping. . Brody indicated
that the Stats are not available this early in the month. Only 1 drug case
open in White City area. Discussion on an article that appeared in the local
paper about Sandy Hills Area and White City about Drug problem in these areas.
The primary problem is with prescription drug abuse which is leading to a
greater use of illegal drugs. Paulina Flint recommended that we revitalize
Crime Watch Program and Coordinators.
Paulina Flint made a motion to move to the next agenda item on
the agenda. Motion approved and we proceeded to the item on Parks and
Recreation 2010 Budget requests.
Paulina Flint and Jeremy Christensen attended the Parks and
Recreation meeting and indicated that the rest of the meeting followed the
Priorities established for scheduling parks to local residents
Completing parks master plan prior to developing new ones.
Refocus on county communities not just cities.
Capacity and Safety studies of all county parks.
The County is entering into Partnerships and thinking of
divesting some of the Parks. They are meeting with cities rather than
maintaining Parks. There is a move to add additional Baseball Diamonds at
Cottonwood Park with no additional parking.
Paulina Flint made two motions, one to recommend to ACCT for
the County to conduct Capacity and Safety Studies for all of the County Parks.
And two requesting that for scheduling the Parks residents in the areas are
given priority over none residents within these park areas and that event
falls within the parks requirements for Zoning and capacity requirements.
Motions seconded and passed.
Don Patocka made a motion to recommend to ACCT to request that
the County complete the Master Plans for the current Parks before starting new
ones. Motion seconded and approved.
Bev Uipi gave the Mayor’s report. Linda Hamilton and Phil
Bernal are the Planning and Zoning Interim Directors. We will get a hard copy
of the Planning and Zoning issues that are to be presented to the councils for
review. She passed out a copy of the Graffiti Ordnance to be reviewed by mid
May. Megan will take any input. Domestic Fowl Ordnance, we gave a letter to
Bev on our position to the ordnance. We opposed the ordnance as written
because of clarity. Trailer rental issue was discussed for some time and it is
a service issue and not for profit. This may continue for awhile as for now.
Pam Roberts director of Sanitation Department has been inundated with
requests. Skate ramps in residential Areas are a concern about noise and are
regulated by the Health Department. Big Cottonwood Park Master Plan is being
looked at. UTA is looking at changes in ADA rates. Valley TV Channel 17 County
is a partner in the station. If we do not have a conflict we do not have to
sign form. County form for volunteers is the same as the council forms.
Paulina Flint made a motion to ask ACCT to support an ACCT(County) Disclosure
Form. Motion seconded and approved.
Public Works education day is on the White City website.
Paulina Flint will take the action to write a letter to the schools about the
contest being sponsored by County Public Works.
Jeff Graviet, County Community Emergency Services Coordinator
took a few minutes to inform us about the emergency preparedness within the
county. It is a self sufficient program and is an individual preparation for
at least 72 Hours. Need to develop CERT teams within areas. Also need
individual family plans.
Discussed the upcoming School District division and it was
decided that we need to take action on the use of Eastmont Middle School for
our meetings. Jeremy Christensen made a motion to have Paulina Flint to write
a letter to Canyons School District (Dr. David Doty) and request the use of
Eastmont Middle School at no cost for our Council meetings. Motion seconded
Greg Schultz gave the West Side Community Council report. 700
East, Carnation Drive to 11400 south letting out bids about July 1. 1300 E.
improvement. Selected contractor will announce 2 April. Ground breaking second
week of May. UDOT managing contractor. Paulina Flint made a motion to write a
letter to Sandy City expressing our concerns over the 1300 East project.
Paulina Flint and Troy Blundell will prepare the letter. Division of School
Districts may be delayed over division of assets and it is still in court and
ACCT Planning and Zoning Training Workshop-In depth education
on what is required in Planning and Zoning and legal steps required. 23 May
Sat. 8am to 4pm in the County Council Chambers.
New Business-Found two monument portions that have White City
on the stones and can be put into current monuments. White City Days need
volunteers for planning-Troy Blundell, Kay Dickerson and Jeremy Christensen.
Ceremony for official signing of Township Bill, next Tuesday. Bids for banner
on Township Day-Fed-Ex and Staples. Money for insurance may have to come from
Councils. Need to get tax ID number.
Meeting was adjourned.