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White City Township Community Council

August 4th, 2010 @ 7:00 PM

Eastmont Middle School 10100 S 1300 E Room # 105


  • Meeting called to order by Troy Blundell, Chair, excused Kay Dickerson there was a quorum.
  • Welcome, Introductions and then Pledge of Allegiance.
  • Minutes of July 7th meeting were presented. Paulina Flint made a motion to approve the minutes. Motion was seconded and approved.
  • Jeremy Christensen gave the Treasurer’s report for July 2010. $4.00 check to pay for maps. $3908.00 Balance. SL County gave just enough to get the Township Days going. White City has been making up the extra funds. Received some from donations. Energy Solutions has given $500. Need help with advertising. Jeremy noted that we will have cost associated with the upcoming elections. Paulina Flint noted that we need to receive more funds from SL County. Paulina Flint indicated that would like to get a tarp for the band. Don Patocka made a motion to accept Treasurers report. Paulina Flint seconded. Paulina Flint made a motion to move funds of $1000 from Southeast Township Days for banners. Motion seconded and passed. Jeremy will make transfer.
  • SLC Mayor’s report- Bev Uipi gave the Mayor’s office report. She reminded us of the upcoming elections. She will be attending the next ACCT meeting. Budget request are due 1 September. Bicycle Council is on 18 August 2010 at 6pm. Parks discussed possibly $100K to Bear Park to improve restrooms. Paulina Flint indicated that Wayne Johnson doesn’t see $100K rolled. 1. Need to upgrade restrooms. 2. Modify Power. Jeremy Christensen made a motion to draft a letter of support to use the $100K to upgrade the restrooms, but still wants a capacity study done. Motion passed unanimously. Troy Blundell to write letter and Bev Uipi asked to copy her. Bev indicated that twelve new code cases were opened in July, but no details. She will follow up on tree issue with Jeremy. Ralph Cooley mentioned that there is a large bump in the bridge going over Dimple Dell on 700 East.
  • Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Officer Report was given by Deputy James Taylor. July has seen an increase in calls as expected with 198 calls, 92 cases, and 105 offenses. Paulina Flint complained about a party at the White Tower Pool two weeks ago. Deputy Taylor indicated that the noise complaints originally were in the day. There was an open invite on Face Book that led to unknowns showing up. He will get details on Sunday problem. It seemed as though the pool owners did not “police” or have adequate security for the situation. Paulina called owner and complained. North end of Serpentine there were kids out late. Don Patocka questioned the traffic on Carnation Drive (Big Discussion). Deputy Taylor will ask for a patrol and work on pool issue. Paulina thanked them for their work on Southeast Township Days
  • ACCT Meeting – Meet the Candidate is to be September 9th or October. Need to get Candidate that directly impact community councils. Focus on County Council Candidates.
  • 2011 Budget-. Jeremy will send in 2011 Budget which will be the same as last year by September 1st. Paulina Flint made a motion to send 2011 Budget as recommended. Seconded and passed.
  • South East Township Days-Paulina Flint noted that volunteers were needed for the car show, put up signs and help with fireworks. Car show 1 to 7 pm, Fireworks- as soon as dark - 9:30 to 10:00pm. Parking has been agreed and approved. Signs need to go up by 15th.
  • Elections Committee-Need to put a committee together according to the handbook. It will be the same as last time. There are 3 Council members not running for office. Don Patocka- Chairman, Ralph Cooley, and Paul Smith. There will be two polling places, someone to count ballots and staff tables. Paulina Flint made a motion to accept Elections Committee as noted. Jeremy Christensen seconded the motion and was passed.
  • New Business –Stefan Wells from Willow Canyon Township came and made a presentation to hold a bicycle race to be part of the South East Township Days for the year 2011. This would be a run trail race with about 300 people using Dimple Dell Park, if it can be cleared. They would use the developed trails in the Park. Keeping the run in the park would be cost effective. They would clear and clean trails after the race. They would seek sponsors to help. It would end with an award ceremony at Bear Park. They would do the advertising. Jeremy Christensen made a motion to support and recommend to South East Township Days Council to support this race. Motion seconded and approved.
  • Candidates at Meeting- Melody Shock and LaVar Christiansen. Melody discussed a Dan Jones poll. Discussed School District changes and concerns about schools. LaVar talked about Draper Days and how South East Township Days may evolve and discussed Bear Park expansion and improvements. Likes his relationship with White City and is concerned about other Councils power shifts. Troy Blundell thanked them for their attending our Council meeting.
  • Adjourned