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Body: City Council
Notice Title: MINUTES
Notice Type: Meeting
Event Start Date & Time: September 10, 2019 07:30 PM
Event End Date & Time: September 10, 2019 01:00 AM
MONA CITY COUNCIL MEETING SEPTEMBER 10, 2019 MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:30 P.M. BY MAYOR WILLIAM M. MILLS LOCATION: 20 WEST CENTER STREET, MONA CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS PRESENT: William M. Mills Mayor Randy Christensen - Councilmember Katrina Long - Councilmember Jay Mecham - Councilmember Frank Riding - Councilmember Micheal Stringer - Councilmember GUEST: Brady Ellis, Milly Ellis, Cullen Irvine Rocky Mountain Power, Tony Openshaw, Roger Perez, Linda Perez, Amy Stanley, Robert Williams, Greg Dalton, ALSO PRESENT: Myrna Trautvein - Times News Reporter Michelle Dalton-Secretary/Treasurer Everd Squire Director of Finance, Lyla Spencer City Recorder, Lynn Ingram Planning & Zoning. OPENING PRAYER: Councilmember Jay Mecham PUBLIC HEARING: Mayor William M Mills opened the Public Hearing at 7:35 p.m. to discuss the budget amendment for the new full time gas employee as stated; the rate of pay will be $21.00 - $25.00 per hour. Councilmember Katrina Long moved to make a motion to add to the budget items $21.00 - $25.00 per hour for the new full time gas employee, with a second by Councilmember Jay Mecham. The vote was unanimous, motion carried. (1st Motion). There were no comments from the public; the hearing closed at 7:45 p.m. with no additional comments from the council or mayor. APPROVAL OF AUGUST 27, 2019 MINUTES: Councilmember Randy Christensen moved to make a motion to accept the minutes of August 27, 2019 as written. A second was made by Councilmember Frank Riding. The vote was unanimous. (2nd Motion) MONA CITY COUNCIL MEETING SEPTEMBER 10, 2019 PLANNING AND ZONING: Planning and Zoning Chair Lynn Ingram presented their monthly meeting agenda, held Wednesday, September 4, 2019 as follows: Discussion and Possible Action Item; Ron and Lori Veater - Accessory Building Permit, Russ and Chelsey Forsyth - Accessory Building Permit and Jeff Kay - Building Permit. Ingram presented Ron and Lori Veater's request for an Accessory Building Permit requesting that the council approve that permit. Councilmember Frank Riding moved to make a motion to approve an Accessory Building Permit for the Veaters as discussed in the council meeting with a second by Councilmember Micheal Stringer. The vote was unanimous, Motion Carried. (3rd Motion). Russ and Chelsey Forsyth also requested a building permit for an Accessory Building, their location is 300 E 465 S. Ingram told the council the Forsyth's have everything that is needed and requested the council approve the permit for the Forsyth's. Councilmember Jay Mecham moved to make a motion to issue a building permit for an accessory building permit to the Forsyth's with a second by Councilmember Randy Christensen. The vote was unanimous, motion carried. (4th Motion). Jeff Kay came in for a building permit for Lot #10 Mountain View Estates. He has everything needed; Ingram recommended the council approve Jeff Kay's building permit. Councilmember Frank Riding moved to make a motion to approve Jeff Kay's building permit as described above with a second by Councilmember Katrina Long. (5th Motion). DELEGATIONS: Cullen Irvine, Regional Business Manager at Rocky Mountain Power Company came before the council explaining the meaning behind the letters sent to some city residents. Several city residents received letters requesting that Rocky Mountain Power be allowed on private property to conduct surreys. Seven of the residents were in attendance and were able to voice their opinions on the issue. Irvine said the letters sent to Mona residence and Juab County requesting Rocky Mountain Power be allowed on private property to conduct survey only mean that surveyors would take photos, they are allowed to take photos on private property to determine if the lines into the Clover Creek substation will be a visual problem. Irvine told the council and those present, 'First of all, I would like to apologize, we should have had this meeting before the letters went out.' He said the letters should only be going to residents who own property within a three-mile radius of Clover Creek. Mayor Mills had concerns about bringing the transmission line to the Clover line in Juab County. The transmission line will begin near Medicine Bow, Carbon County Wyoming, at the Aeolus substations and extend south and west of the Clover Creek Substation near Mona. The project is to meet load growth, provide increased reliability and improve operational flexibility in conjunction with future generations including renewable energy. MONA CITY COUNCIL MEETING SEPTEMBER 10, 2019 Linda Park said their letter told them Rocky Mountain Power would be digging on her property and she did not want that to happen. Irving said he would replace that letter with one that is correct. The load center is in Salt Lake but the power will be available for Utah users as well. Mayor Mills questions why the station wasn't built in the SLC area if that is the case. Irvine said he would hope that residents would give the power company until the end of December to get the work done. Resident Brady Ellis came before the council a second time to get an occupancy permit, with a bond of $20,000.00 to back his unfinished outside work so that he and his family could move into their home. He told the council, 'We would like to close at the end of October; there are still a couple of things we need to get done.' He added their lenders do not want them to extend the loan. Councilmember Micheal Stringer had concerns allowing the family to move into a home that was not completed, the work may not get done in a timely manner or at all and permitting an occupancy permit may open up a can of worms for other homeowners expecting the same treatment. Councilmember Randy Christensen said the Ellis's will put up bond money, if the work is not finished the city can take that money and finish it. Mayor Mills said he will talk with Verl Wilkey, Mona City's building inspector and see what he will approve and perhaps the Ellis will be able to obtain a building permit and move in. Mills also stated the Ellis's would need to put up 125% of the cost of finishing the work and that might be more than the $20,000.00 the Ellis's agreed to bond. There were concerns from the council if they approved Ellis's occupancy permit without his house being finished, it could set a precedent for other homeowners to follow suit, and the council does not want that to happen. SECRETARY/TREASURER/ RECORDER REPORT: Mayor William M. Mills asked the council's approval to sign the Wilkerson Agreement per Casey Wright who was the city's acting attorney at the time. Mayor Mills told the council and those present the Wilkerson Agreement meets their requirements, the location is south of 300E. Councilmember Micheal Stringer moved to make a motion to allow Mayor William M. Mills to sign the Wilkerson Agreement, with a second by Councilmember Randy Christensen. The vote was unanimous, motion carried. (6th Motion). City Recorder Lyla Spencer presented the petition/application for the Barnes Bullet Annexation to the council for approval. With out further discussion Councilmember Katrina Long moved to make a motion to approve the petition/application for the Barnes Bullet Annexation, with a second by Councilmember Jay Mecham. Vote Unanimous, motion carried. (7th Motion) MONA CITY COUNCIL MEETING SEPTEMBER 10, 2019 DIRECTOR OF FINANCES: Director of Finances Everd Squire presented the Mona City Disbursement Listing for checking, dated 08/28/2019 to 09/10/2019; Everd asked the council if there were questions on the disbursement list. There were questions on two line items; check # 3676 in the amount of $1,502.26, issued to Full Spectrum Inc, Check#3711 in the amount of $7,310.00 issued to Rocky Mountain Power. There were six (6) checks over the allotted amount of $2,000. The report has been initialed by each council member and attached to the minutes for public viewing. COUNCIL BUSINESS: There were three (3) Fence Permits presented to the council; Scott and Jamie Millett located at 967 S 50 W, corner lot 6' vinyl single family and not adjacent to a driveway. Councilmember Jay Mecham moved to make a motion to approve a Fence Permit as described above for the Millets's, with a second by Councilmember Micheal Stringer. The vote was unanimous, Motion Carried. (8th Motion). Andy Cragun came in for a Fence Permit, location; 131 W 200 E, 6' vinyl single family and not adjacent to a driveway. Councilmember Katrina Long moved to make a motion to approve a Fence Permit as described above for Andy Cragun with a second by Councilmember Randy Christensen. The vote was unanimous, Motion Carried. (9th Motion). Anse DeAravjo location, 92 West 900 S came in for a building permit, Single Family 6' vinyl, corner lot, and not adjacent to a driveway or sidewalk. Councilmember Frank Riding moved to make a motion to approve a Fence Permit for Anse DeAravjo as described above with a second by Councilmember Micheal Stringer. The Vote was unanimous, motion carried. (10th Motion). Mayor Mills presented the final Pipeline Maintenance & Repair Agreement for an approval. The original agreement was handed out at the July 23 city council meeting. Mayor Mills said important changes needed to be added and reminded the council and those present the city is running out of time and need an approval from the council on the agreement with Nephi City. After a brief discussion, Councilmember Katrina Long moved to make a motion to approve the final agreement for the Pipeline Maintenance & Repair Agreement with Nephi City, with a second by Councilmember Jay Mecham. The vote was unanimous, motion carried. (11th Motion). FYI: There were twelve (12) Motions voted upon and passed, a Motion to approve a budget line item for the new full time employee $21-25.00 per hour, a Motion to approve the Minutes for August 27, 2019 as written, a Motion to approve an accessory building permit for Ron and Lori Veater, a Motion to approve an accessory building permit for Russ and Chelsey Forsyth, a Motion to approve a building permit for Jeff Kay, a Motion to approve the MONA CITY COUNCIL MEETING SEPTEMBER 10, 2019 final agreement for the Pipe Line Maintenance agreement with Nephi City, a Motion to approve Mayor William Mills signature for the Wilkerson Agreement, a Motion to approve the petition for the Barnes Bullet Annexation, a Motion to approve a fence permit for Scott & Jamie Millett, a Motion to approve a fence permit for Andy Cragun, a Motion to approve a fence permit for Anse DeAravjo, and a Motion, to adjourn this meeting of September 10, 2019. PAY FINANCES ADJOURNMENT: Councilmember Randy Christensen moved to make a motion to pay the finances and adjourn at 9:02 p.m, a second was made by Councilmember Micheal Stringer, the vote was unanimous, motion carried. (12th Motion) The city council meeting was then adjourned with no further comments. AN EXECUTIVE SESSION IF NECESSARY: An Executive Session was not necessary ____________________________________ William Bill Mills - Mayor ______________________________________________ Lyla R. Spencer, CMC City Recorder
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This notice was last edited on: September 24, 2019 09:04 PM