White City Township Community Council
August 1st, 2012 @ 7:00 PM
Eastmont Middle School 10100 S 1300 E
- Meeting called to order by Troy Blundell, Chair, there was a quorum.
Welcomed Boy Scout Troop 735, from the White City Area, they were working on
their Citizenship Merit Badge. Pledge was not conducted since no flag was
- Report form Community Services. Erin Litvac gave a report about the New
Park Bond Proposal that is for the upkeep and development of Parks. The cost
would be $123 Million proposed for 2012 or about $14 per home. It would be
to eliminate the backlog of Deferred Capital Maintenance ($26M) and have
funds for Improvements.
- UPD Report. Brooks Green of the UPD made a report on the police calls in
the area for the month of July calls-207, cases-43, offenses-49. Offenses
are down but generally pick up in the next couple of months as the weather
warms up. Most calls were vandalism or theft.
- Trash Bins-They were great this year but Robert Frailey mentioned that
the scavengers were out in force this year and were bad news for leaving
trash around. Next year we will get them about a month earlier about April.
- Approval of June 6th Minutes-June 6th Minutes were presented by Kay
Dickerson and Paulina Flint made a motion to approve the minutes. Seconded
- Treasurerís report for June. Jeremy Christensen gave the report for June
and there was $1907.00 in the account with $250.00 in Savings. Don Patocka
made a motion to approve the Treasurerís report. Motion seconded and
- Southeast Township Days-Paulina Flint mentioned that most of the
expenses are paid and that we need volunteers for the car show and booths.
Sandy Journal ran a piece on the front page about the event and how the
council was sponsoring the event. She mentioned that we need a meeting
within the next two weeks. Radio Channel 94.1 is making announcements about
the event in the near future. We are expecting a good turnout. New bathrooms
are now available and should help.
- New Business- Troy Blundell welcomed the Boy Scout Troop that was
attending the meeting. Paulina Flint mentioned that the County is still
working on Municipalities as to how services are to be provided and how they
may change. The County will be meeting near term to discuss Snow removal,
Tree maintenance, Flood control and others about 14 August. New street
lights are being installed that are LEDís and really make a difference. Greg
Schulz mentioned that the Police Fee now show on our taxes as a Municipal
Fee and may be lower than it was with the two fees before. Paulina Flint
says it is shown on as tax rather than a fee. Paul Smith mentioned that with
the mild winter there should have reduced their cost and the residual could
be used this year.
- Don Dumas a resident on Amber Lane wanted to discuss an issue with the
Council. The issue is operating a business in the Township that is posing a
hazard to the residents. A neighbor is operating a business of redoing
outdoor furniture in the backyard without proper spray facilities. They were
spraying lacquer in the open air. He has contacted County Planning Curtis
Woodward and the business has been issued a business license to do the work
in the area. They have also been issued a conditional use permit in Midvale
to operate their business. They are now moving their business to another
area. There was a possible concern about the effect on the water at a nearby
well in White City but it has now been shown to be out of the influence
- Todd Draper Planning and Zoning-There will be an agenda item on the next
SL Council meeting about Best Practices. The Unincorporated County model
will start with: 1) Transmission Pipe Line Ordnances and underground lines.
2) Planned Unit Development. 3) Electronic Message Center Signs. Paulina
Flint made a motion to allow for the Council to have 30 days responding to
these items. Seconded and approved.
- Salt Lake County Mayorís Office-Beth Graham asked us for our Municipal
Priorities list in the near term. Would like it in a priority Matrix format.
She said that the Mayor would be attending the Township Days event at about
7pm. The Matrix format resulted in the following priorities.1) Serpentine
Drive Storm Drain 2)Special Events Gazebo @ Bear Park 3)Sidewalk Work on
Larkspur 4)Flint Drive Traffic Calming 5)Galena Drive Street Lighting 6)Opal
Circle Storm Drain 7)Carnation Drive Sidewalk Joint repair 8)Carnation Drive
- Meeting was adjourned at 8:35 pm.