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White City Township Community Council

November 7th, 2012 @ 7:00 PM

Eastmont Middle School 10100 S 1300 E Room #105

MINUTES
 

  • Meeting called to order by Troy Blundell, Chair, there was a quorum. Welcomed visitors attending meeting Mayor Peter Corroon, Don & Janice Dumas, Linda Price, Ron Faerber, Charlotte Halverson, Detective DeJarnett(Midvale Precinct) and Cody Cutler. Pledge was lead by Deputy Brooks Green.
  • Mayor Corroon gave a report on the election yesterday and comments that will be presented at SLC Council meeting tomorrow. Ben McAdams was elected as the new Mayor and the Council members elected were Sam Granato, Jim Bradley, and Michael Jensen. Parks and Recreation Bond passed which will mean new parks will be considered for Draper, Bluffdale, Kearns, and Magna. Funds needed to finish Parley’s Trail and Jordan River Trails. NEPA process has now been started. They have finished the Mountain Trail Study and is now available on the website. The budget will be presented tomorrow with no increase in property taxes and the Sales Tax is looking good. The Mayor will be asking for a tax increase to cover deferred maintenance items and retirement benefits about 17.5% or $60.00/Year on the average home. He felt this was necessary since there have been delays in much of the required maintenance and funding of the retirement programs. He was saying farewell to 8 wonderful years and has enjoyed the service. He wanted to thank everyone for their service as well. He said he was still looking for a job.
  • Mayor’s Report-Beth Graham Our priorities list will be available tomorrow with the items we requested in order of there need. She asked us again to list how many hours we spend volunteering for the County. We indicated that we do not keep track of the hours since we do not serve as volunteers for the County but are elected officials for the White City Township Community Council.
  • Unified Police Report-Officer Green reported that there were 167 Calls, 50 Cases, and 56 Offences. With winter time coming they will start to enforce the no parking over night in the street so that the snow removal can take place. They will start with warnings but will then give tickets if continued.
  • Approval of October 3rd, 2012 Minutes. Richard Snow made a motion to approve the minutes as presented. Motion seconded and approved.
  • Treasurers’ Report. Jeremy Christensen gave the Treasurers report which indicated that we had $1500.00 in our account. Since no statements were available this was the extent of the report.
  • Canvas Report- Don Patocka gave the results of the election that was held for the WCTCC held on 6 November, 2012. The results of the report are as follows: District 2. Lenelle Sanchez, Dist. 3 Cody Cutler, Dist. 4 Linda Price, Dist. 6 Christy Seiger-Webster, At Large Darren Webster. All Candidates ran unopposed, therefore are the winners. A copy of the Election Report is attached to the minutes. Jeremy Christensen made a motion to accept the report as presented. Seconded and approved. Paul Smith made a motion to now destroy the ballots. Motion seconded and approved.
  • New Business- Dave Scharffs introduced the new Detective from the Midvale Precinct (Det. “DJ” DeJarnatt) which is where our first responders are from for police protection now they have joined the Unified Police Unit. Don Patocka made a motion on “Mist of Inclusion” to table the discussion until next month. Seconded and approved. Sheryl Ivey asked for info on Emergency Preparation which we will discuss next month. We requested the newly elected officers to supply me with their addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses if they would like to receive copies of the minutes before the meetings. My information is on the White City Website.
  • Meeting was adjourned.