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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 available.
  • 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 and approved.
  • 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 approved.
  • 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 zone.
  • 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 Grinding down(rotomill).
  • Meeting was adjourned at 8:35 pm.