Park City Council Meeting Summary May 30, 2019
SUMMARY of the MAY 30 PARK CITY COUNCIL MEETING
IN THE WORK SESSION
Police Complaint Review Committee Interviews
City Council conducted interviews for the City’s Police Complaint Review Committee. There were two applicants for one vacancy, which will serve a three year term.
Police Complaint Review Committee Interviews Staff Report
IN THE REGULAR MEETING
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
Presentation of the 2018 Cindy Matsumoto Historic Preservation Awards
City staff, alongside former Councilmember, Cindy Matsumoto, and the Historic Preservation Board presented the “Cindy Matsumoto Historic Preservation Award” to the following properties: Historic Glenwood Cemetery for Stewardship; the Little Belle Ore Bin for Excellence in Restoration; the Jupiter Ore Bin for Excellence in Restoration; and the Alliance Mine Site for Stewardship. Artist Anna Moore was commissioned for a painting of the Glenwood Cemetery, which will be displayed in City Hall.
Historic Preservation Award Staff Report
Recognition of Summit County Community Power Works Challenge High School Winners
City staff and a representative from Summit County Community Power Works presented Park City High School students, represented by teacher Megan McKenna, with certificates of recognition for winning SCPW’s online challenge. Overall, students took a combined total of 280 actions adding up to 490,820 pounds of CO2 prevented from entering the atmosphere. The SCPW online challenge provides information and resources to help reduce Park City’s carbon footprint. Two trees will also be planted in honor the winning teams.
STAFF COMMUNICATIONS AND DISCLOSURES
Quarterly Budget Report – Third Quarter FY2019
City staff presented Council with a third quarter update on the fiscal year 2019 budget. Park City, overall, continues to benefit from a strong resort economy.
Budget Staff Report
Attachment A: Expenditure Summary
Attachment B: Audit Trial Balance - Expenses
Attachment C: Revenue Summary
Attachment D: Audit Trial Balance - Revenues
Spring Runoff Update
Runoff continues to be steady, although last week’s snow at higher elevations has slowed things. At this time, are roughly two weeks behind the runoff of previous years.
Spring Runoff Staff Report
Park City Heights Neighborhood Park Update
City staff provided Council with an update on the Park City Heights Neighborhood Park construction project. The park will include a basketball court, pickleball courts, a dog park, and other recreational amenities.
Park City Heights Neighborhood Park Staff Report
Landscape Park Plans
Park City residents attended the Council meeting to discuss multiple topics, including food trucks, and efficient lighting in city park and public places.
Council approved the following items from the consent agenda:
- Two Grazing Leases with Gillmor Ranching LLC for the City-owned property along SR-248 and the Clark Ranch Open Space. Grazing animals help with wildland management and ultimately save the City money.
Agricultural Leases Staff Report
- A request to approve Professional Service Provider Agreements totaling $317,800 for noxious weed abatement. The amount for weed abatement is higher than it has been in the past due the City securing $200,000 in grant funding, which will be shared with jurisdictional partners. It is the City’s responsibility to perform weed management each year.
2019 Weed Contracts Staff Report
Council continued the following item from the consent agenda:
- A request to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Summit County Health Department for continued financial contributions for the Mental Health Director position, in the amount of $60,000. Council requested to further discuss the options for this position with City staff before approving.
Mental Wellness MOU Staff Report
Mental Health MOU
Council continued the following new business items:
- 2019-20 City Manager's Recommended Budget: Operating Budget and Fee Change Recommendations was continued to the June 6, 2019 Council meeting for approval. There was significant public discussion regarding operation costs, personnel, revenue, and additional budget recommendations and public comment.
2020 Budget Staff Report
Council approved the following new business items:
- A five (5) year Interlocal Agreement for joint use of facilities for recreation between Park City School District, Snyderville Basin Special Recreation District, and Park City Municipal Corporation. This agreement allows for public recreational space use to be maximized.
Joint Use Recreation Agreement Staff Report
- Resolution 11-2019, approving Building Department fee waivers on new renewable energy projects. Originally passed in 2013, this update adjusts time limitations and caps fee waiver amounts. The resolution also includes the addition of project types that qualify for the fee waiver.
- Ordinance No. 2019-29, approving an extension of approval for the Park City Heights, Phase 2 subdivision located off Calamity Road, south of Richardson Flat Road and West of US Highway 40, Park City, Utah. This project is requiring more time than initially estimated, in part due to public improvements and other repairs. The developer requested a two year extension.
- Ordinance 2019-30, approving municipal code amendments regarding gravel and landscaping in Title 11 Chapter 15-3 Acceptable Cover, Title 14 Chapter 2-7 Park Strips; Land Management Code Title 15 Chapter 3-3 General Parking and Driveway Standards; Title 15 Chapters 5-1 Policy and Purpose and 5-5(N) Landscaping; and Title 15 Chapter 15-15 Definitions. These amendments are a result of 18 months of re-writing code in an effort to clarify when gravel and xeriscape are appropriate.
Gravel and Landscape Code Amendments Staff Report and Ordinance
Public Comments and Exhibits
UPCOMING CITY MEETINGS
- City Council: 6/6, 6:00 p.m. at City Hall
- Planning Commission: 6/12, 5:30 p.m. at City Hall
- City Council: 6/20, 6:00 p.m. at City Hall
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This is an unofficial summary of the meeting. To read the official minutes; please visit the meetings page on the city's website. Minutes are posted once they are approved.