White City Township Community Council
July 1st, 2009 @ 7:00 PM
Eastmont Middle School 10100 S. 1300 E. Room #105.
- Meeting called to order by Paulina Flint, Vice-Chair, there was a quorum.
Troy Blundell, Ralph Cooley and Bev Uipi excused.
- Welcome, Introductions and then Pledge of Allegiance was led by Paul
- Kay Dickerson presented the June 3rd, 2009 minutes for approval. Don
Patocka made a motion to approve the June 3rd Minutes, it was seconded and
- Jeremy Christensen gave the Treasurer’s report for June. Paul Smith made a
motion to approve the report. Motion was seconded and approved. A note was
made that budgets are due August 1st for 2010 and we will need to discuss this
item. There was a $500 check from Willow Canyon to go toward the South East
Township Days and check would be coming from Sandy Hills and Willow Creek. We
are pooling our funding with Sandy Hills, Willow Canyon and Willow Creek for
the Township Days celebration. There was a copy of a letter in the handout
that is to be sent to Mayor Corroon requesting additional funding for the
celebration. Paul Smith made a motion to send the letter, it was seconded and
approved. There will be no charge for booth by government at the event. There
is a committee made up of representative from all the Townships in the
Southeast area that are planning the event and this information was sent out
in the newsletter. They are already getting calls to be able to participate in
- There were representatives from UDOT working on the 700E construction
project, Eileen Barron, Ed Rock, and Matt Zundell. Matt Zundell, Project
Manager gave and update on the project and indicated that it was just getting
started and would be much like the portion that was completed up to Carnation
Drive last year. There is a website set up that will give progress reports on
the work and information cards on the site were passed out. Forming community
council teams to help keep the people along the work area to help work any
problems in the area. Final design complete and working to obtain right of way
and other areas. Construction should probably start in late fall. Concern was
expressed for some drainage problems along the right of way and still needs to
be worked out.
- Brody Waldrum from the Sheriff’s Department gave a report on Stats for
White City. There were 221 calls and about 80 cases which are about average
for the area. The calls generally increase in the summer but the volume of
cases has not been increasing. There has been vandalism on Serpentine at the
Well House equipment. Responded on Sego Lily to some disturbance but it worked
out with no problems. Looking to start a bike patrol in White City for the
summer. New decals are on the cars now. Some problems with prescription drugs
moving to harder drugs.
- Greg Schultz gave the report for Bev Uipi on County. Still working
Domestic Fowl Ordinance with the details on requirements. Parks update from
Wayne Johnson, but will e-mail to Paulina later. Discussion was held on a
problem on Turquoise Way about rocks on the roadway and seniors were
concerned. Paul smith had a person in District 4 call about a large tree on
Marble and Sego Lily with possible problems causing damage to structures in
the area and limbs on the road.
- Discussion on Salt Lake County proposed ordinance on Trash Cans being
removed from street in a reasonable time or be fined until it is removed.
Motion by Don Patocka to ask for a 30 day continuance in order for review by
councils. Seconded and approved. Paulina Flint opposed.
- Appointment of Emergency Preparedness Team member from council to work
with County Team. Need to assign someone to serve as coordinator. Paulina will
work with Troy to make this happen.
- Letter to Canyons School District for use of Eastmont School for our
Council meetings has been approved from Dr. David Doty Superintendent of
- Greg Schultz gave a report on the West Side Community Council budget
discussion. We need to look at needs that could be removed from the budget and
not hurt operations within the Townships and give them our recommendations.
- South East Township Days- We will be opening an account for this event
called White City’s Southeast Township Days fund. Motion by Don Patocka to
open such and account. Motion seconded and approved. Climbing Wall will be
available from the Utah National Guard. Outer Site Band will loan us their
equipment to be used by others on site. J. K. Indulgence will be supplying
food. There will be a car show and Ray Bloomfield will help on this.
- New Business-Trisha Beck mentioned that the Dog Ordinance has heavy fines
in there and they are seldom levied because it only applies to Parks.
Information was included in the newsletter. Public Works and Planning and
Zoning can better handle information to community councils still needs 30 days
back in Legislation Title 17A Planning and Zoning. Put noticing provision in
law for Councils. We need legislation passed to do this. Don Patocka discussed
a problem from neighbors in the area producing loud noise from motorcycles and
people complaining in the area. Noise occurs at 9 and 10 am. Neighbors were
wondering what could be done about the noise. It was suggested that we discuss
with them about the need to peacefully communicate with the neighbors about
the problem. ACCT will be reviewing Municipal services and levels to see if
changes need to be made in the way it is provided. Need citizens working with
County to determine service levels and what levels are provided to each area.
Possible Districts and funding for services. Health, Safety, and Welfare
should be of primary concern. Trisha Beck mentioned that the new Canyons
School District is setting up Immersion Programs for the schools rather than
closing schools. Alta View will be an Immersion school in Spanish. Robert
Frailey E-mailed schools and they called him that no schools are being closed.
- Meeting was adjourned at 9:45 pm.