Park City Council Meeting Summary February 28, 2019
SUMMARY of the FEBRUARY 28 PARK CITY COUNCIL MEETING
IN THE WORK SESSION
Special Services Contract
Staff discussed the Special Services Contract program, outlining the difficult process of appropriating funds to well-deserving area nonprofits with limited City funding, and reviewed ways in which the impact of these contracts can be increased within the confines of State law. Area non-profit representatives were present and contributed to the discussion.
Special Service Contracts Staff Report
Special Service Contract - Staff Report Attachment
IN THE REGULAR MEETING
City Attorney Appointment
Margaret Plane was appointed Special Counsel in the City Attorney’s Office. Plane is currently Salt Lake City’s City Attorney, and Park City resident. Plane’s start date will be March 11, and her role will include functional realignment of City Attorney duties.
Special Counsel Appointment Staff Report
STAFF COMMUNICATIONS AND DISCLOSURES
Summer Day Camp Registration
Staff discussed the registration process for Park City Recreation’s Summer Day Camp. Each year, registration opens on April 1 and sells out within the hour. Given a brief discussion about offering an early registration period for City residents (84060) to maintain taxpayer priority, this item is on the March 14 Council meeting agenda.
Summer Day Camp Registration
Summer Day Camp Staff Report
2019 Special Events Update
Staff provided an update on 2019 Special Events. In addition, during the first round of receiving next year’s special event applications, 30 applications have been received as of December 2018. A few events will not be returning. If an event is denied, the host has 10 days to appeal to City Council.
2019 Special Event Review Staff Report
Exhibit A: Special Event 2019 Comparison Analysis
Exhibit B: Draft 2019 Special Event Calendar
Council approved the following items from the consent agenda:
- Resolution 04-2019, authorizing select individuals within the organization to make changes to the Utah Public Treasurers’ Investment Fund (PTIF) accounts. This resolution is removing Lori Collett, who retired, and adding Mindy Finlinson, the new City Treasurer.
- A professional services agreement with AJM & Associates for $41,750 to provide on-board transit surveys of the Park City Transit system. This is phase one of two of the project.On Board Transit Surveys Contract Staff Report
- City staff presented to Council the Library Board Annual Report, which includes program statistics, meeting room utilization, inquiries, and other items from FY2018. To maintain the status of a certified library, this annual report is required by the State. One of the most notable and positive changes at the Park City Library is that late fees were eliminated.
Library Board Annual Report
- City Council approved a Professional Services Agreement with AECOM Technical Services for$418,945. AECOM will provide engineering and site design services to increase and expand existing park-and-ride services and infrastructure for the Transit system, including Quinn’s Junction Park-and-Ride.
Park and Ride Contract Staff Report
Exhibit A: Maps
Exhibit B: Scope of Services
Council carried the following new business items until later date:
- Resolution 05-2019, a resolution to endorse the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act. This act would reduce poor air quality, and serve as a financial incentive for people to move away from using fossil fuel. It would also support the concept of a carbon tax.
Energy Innovation Act Resolution Staff Report
Energy Innovation Act Resolution
Energy Innovation Act Questions and Answers
- Ordinance 2019-11, to approve the Residences at the Tower Condominiums plat located at 8680 Empire Club Drive in Park City, Utah. The development 14 multi-family residential units and one deed restricted unit for employee housing.
Residences at the Tower Condominiums Staff Report and Ordinance
Residences at the Tower Condominiums Exhibits
Council approved the following new business item:
- City Council Liaison Assignments for 2019. Each year, Council has the opportunity to update their liaison assignments, and the Council made minor changes for the 2019 calendar year.
2019 City Council Liaison List
2019 Legislative Update
Staff provided a weekly update on the 2019 Legislative Session. There are two weeks left in the session, which ends March 14. The last two weeks are typically when the session becomes more active. Park City is watching closely the following bills:
- Tax Equalization and Reduction Act, HB441
- Container Regulation Act, HB320: a bill to ban plastic bags
- Community Renewable Energy Act, HB411
UPCOMING CITY MEETINGS
- Historic Preservation Board Meeting: 3/6, 5:00 p.m. at City Hall
- Spring Projects Open House: 3/12, 5:00 p.m. at Park City Library
- Planning Commission: 3/13, 5:30 p.m. at City Hall
- City Council: 3/13, 6:00 p.m. at City Hall
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