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Mayor Fullmer called the meeting to order at 6:07 PM. Councilmember Sifuentes gave the invocation and led the Pledge of Allegiance.     2.      Presentations/recognitions/awards/PROCLAMATIONS 2.1  Award Presentation Jamie Young and Rhett Ogden, President and President-Elect of the Utah Recreation and Parks Association, will present an award to Parks and Recreation Director Brian Vawdrey.
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Ms. Young shared some of Mr. Vawdrey’s accomplishments and presented him with his award.     3.      Work Session 3.1  Fiscal Year 2023-2024 Tentative Budget Finance director David Mortensen will lead a discussion about the Fiscal Year 2023-2024 Tentative Budget.
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FinanceDirector David Mortensen presented the details of the tentative budget. He explained that the tentative budget would be presented for adoption at the May 10, 2023, City Council meeting.
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Mayor Fullmer called for questions from the council.
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Councilmember Welsh explained that this was the first iteration of the budget and that there would be changes before final approval.
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Mayor Fullmer thanked Mr. Mortensen for his work on the budget.     4.      Public Comments
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Mayor Fullmer called for public comments.
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Resident Tyler Haroldsen, living on Mill Road, commented on the Zoning Code for Holdaway Fields, and explained that he wanted to see more corner stores and light commercial. He expressed concern with traffic problems in that area. He mentioned the transportation plan and asked about addressing transit needs.
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Resident Jordan Wood, living in the LeCheminant subdivision, expressed concern that streets were narrow in his neighborhood and surrounding areas and that cars were going too fast. He stated that there were so many children, and he was concerned that children were going to get hit by cars. He suggested speed bumps but understood that snow removal would be more difficult. Mayor Fullmer asked him to leave contact information and the City Engineer would contact him about the current traffic mitigation study for his neighborhood.
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Resident Daria Evans, living in The Villas subdivision, congratulated Mr. Vawdrey and Ben King of the Parks and Recreation Department. She felt that Earth Day Cleanup had a good turnout and that it was a good event. She said that she enjoyed the Community Fair last night, and while there had spoken with the Orem Firefighters regarding the three possible locations for a fire station in Vineyard. She asked about the open house that was held at the Megaplex recently and if it was to do with a Mill Road expansion. Mayor Fullmer replied that the open house was to be informative and to seek public input about things happening in the community, and that they were working with the Orem Fire Department.
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Ms. Evans asked if there would be an announcement about the grocery store tonight. City Manager Ezra Nair gave an update about the Mill Road Townhall (open house). He shared that the purpose of the special session tomorrow was for a plat that did not make it on tonight’s agenda regarding parking at Edgewater.
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Mayor Fullmer called for further public comment. Hearing none, she closed the public comment session. 5.      Mayor and COUNCILMEMBERS’ REPORTS/DISCLOSURES/RECUSALS
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Councilmember Sifuentes reported that the Earth Day cleanup was a success, with about 250 people in attendance. She mentioned that May was Bike Month, and that Vineyard Days would be coming soon.
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Mayor Fullmer reported that she and Councilmember Sifuentes had attended an Alpine School District meeting about boundary adjustments and school closures. She mentioned that she sent a letter to the school district asking them to slow down the process in which they were making these changes.   6.      STAFF, COMMISSION, and committee REPORTS 6.1
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City Manager Ezra Nair reported on the Community Fair held last night at Freedom Preparatory Academy. He mentioned that Vineyard had added new commissions and boards and suggested that if residents wanted to get involved, to let staff know. He reported that 800 North at Geneva Road would be closed Friday through Monday to restripe for a second lane into Vineyard. He noted that one of the lanes would terminate at Mill Road. He mentioned that they would be working on a left turn lane from Franklin Academy onto Center Street.     7.      CONSENT ITEMS (There was no roll call vote when Items 7.1 through 7.3 were adopted during the April 12, 2023, City Council meeting. To make sure they are duly adopted, we are asking for ratification of these items on this consent agenda by roll call vote.) 7.1  Approval of an Interlocal Agreement with Utah County for Election Services (Resolution 2023-15) 7.2  Approval of a Contract Award for the Installation of Wireless Irrigation Controllers for Main Street (Resolution 2023-16) 7.3  Approval of an Interlocal Agreement with Utah County for Mass Notification Services (Resolution2023-17) 7.4  Approval of the April 12, 2023, City Council Meeting Minutes 7.5  Approval of Downtown Vineyard Phase 2b Final Plat 7.6  Approval of a Special Event Permit for Liberty Defenders on May 27, 2023 7.7  Approval of a Special Event Permit for Pro-Life Life Utah on June 24, 2023 7.8  Ratification of the city manager’s signature on the invoice with World Trade Center Utah 7.9  Approval of an Interlocal Agreement by and between the Vineyard Redevelopment Agency (RDA) and the City of Vineyard for the Administration of Tax Increment Funds in the Vineyard Housing and Transit Reinvestment Zone (Resolution 2023-20) 7.10    Approval of Fireworks Restrictions (Ordinance 2023-18)
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Mayor Fullmer called for a motion.
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Motion: COUNCILMEMBER WELSH MOVED TO APPROVE THE CONSENT ITEMS AS PRESENTED. COUNCILMEMBER SIFUENTES SECONDED THE MOTION. ROLL CALL WENT AS FOLLOWS: MAYOR FULLMER, COUNCILMEMBERS FLAKE, SIFUENTES, AND WELSH VOTED YES. COUNCILMEMBER RASMUSSEN WAS ABSENT. THE MOTION CARRIED WITH ONE ABSENT.
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Mr. Nair gave an update on the parking agreement with the Lakefront Development. He noted that staff was working on a parking policy for the city. 8.      Appointments No names were submitted.     9.      Presentations/recognitions/awards/PROCLAMATIONS 9.1  Smart Cities Initiative Presentation by SRT Labs. Karoline Pershell of SRT Labs will present a software systems audit and roadmap.
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Mayor Fullmer read the proclamations.     10.  BUSINESS ITEMS 10.1DISCUSSION AND ACTION – Genderbands Special Event Permit Application and Fee Waiver Request Special Event Coordinator Anna Nelson will present a special event permit application for the Utah Trans Pride Festival on August 12, 2023. The applicant is requesting a fee waiver. The mayor and City Council will take appropriate action.
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Ms. Pershell commended the city for being forward-thinking and open-minded. She gave her presentation. She mentioned that there were six projects they were looking to integrate.
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Councilmember Welsh asked how the city would be implementing this technology over time. Ms. Pershell replied that it would be in three phases. The was a discussion about the projects.   9.2   Arbor Day Proclamation 2023-02 9.3   Building Safety Month Proclamation 2023-03 9.4   Bike Month Proclamation 2023-04 9.5   Drinking Water Week Proclamation 2023-05 9.6   Public Works Week Proclamation 2023-06
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Mayor Fullmer turned the time over Special Event Coordinator Anna Nelson.
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Ms. Nelson presented the application and the staff recommendations. She noted that their first event was in Provo in 2019 with 250 attendees and they were hoping for 500 attendees this year. She explained that staff was recommending an adjustment to the layout of the event because of how busy the park was. She noted that they had requested a fee waiver and that the staff’s recommendation was to not waive the fees.
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Event organizer Ian Giles with Genderbands explained the reasons why he requested the north side for the booths. He wanted to keep the event away from the splash pad since he understood how busy it was. He wanted to put the booths on the grass so people could walk and use wheelchairs on the sidewalk. There was a discussion about the layout of the event. Mayor Fullmer felt that they should stick with how the city had done all of their events. Councilmember Welsh agreed with Mayor Fullmer and noted that there were, on average, 2000 residents using the park each day during the summer months. The discussion continued.
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Mr. Giles explained the reasons why he was requesting a fee waiver. Mayor Fullmer explained that she had said no to other applicants for fee waivers and wanted to treat every event the exact same way. Councilmember Sifuentes expressed her appreciation for Mr. Giles wanting to bring people into the city but agreed that they should be consistent.
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Mayor Fullmer called for a motion.
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Motion: COUNCILMEMBER WELSH MOVED TO APPROVE THE SPECIAL EVENT PERMIT FOR GENDERBANDS WITH THE FOUR CONDITIONS RECOMMENDED BY STAFF AND INCLUDING THE PARK LAYOUT AS NOTED. COUNCILMEMBER FLAKE SECONDED THE MOTION. MAYOR FULLMER, COUNCILMEMBERS FLAKE, SIFUENTES, AND WELSH VOTED YES. COUNCILMEMBER RASMUSSEN WAS ABSENT. THE MOTION CARRIED WITH ONE ABSENT.   10.2 PUBLIC HEARING – Central Corridor Master Plan (Ordinance 2023-16) Senior Planner Briam Amaya Perez will present a master plan which will specify the city’s intended use and programming for the approximately 80-acre open space area in the center of the city commonly known as the Corridor. Those uses include but are not limited to public open space, recreation, transportation options, economic development, and open space preservation. Additionally, this plan provides details for the proposed programming and future implementation.
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Mayor Fullmer called for a motion to open the public hearing.
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Motion: COUNCILMEMBER FLAKE MOVED TO OPEN THE PUBLIC HEARING AT 7:30 PM. COUNCILMEMBER WELSH SECONDED THE MOTION. MAYOR FULLMER, COUNCILMEMBERS FLAKE, SIFUENTES, AND WELSH VOTED YES. COUNCILMEMBER RASMUSSEN WAS ABSENT. THE MOTION CARRIED WITH ONE ABSENT.
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Mr. Amaya Perez reviewed the comments submitted at the March 15, and April 5, 2023, Planning Commission meetings. He gave a brief background on the work done to this point. He mentioned items discussed, such as the rental of the fields, light poles, and trees in this area. He reviewed the Project highlights.
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Mayor Fullmer called for public comments.
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Mr. Haroldsen asked if the trails would be for both bikes and pedestrians. He asked if they could designate biking and walking areas on the trails. There was a discussion about the trail system. Mr. Blakesley commented that striping would make the lanes too narrow. He suggested signage saying, “pedestrians keep to right,” which he felt was a good solution.
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Resident Dave Robins, living on Holdaway Road, thanked the city council for following up on the promises they had made to his mother when the city purchased the property. He expressed concern with on-street parking on Center Street and being able to control the speed of cars on that road.
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Mayor Fullmer thanked Mr. Robins for being involved and thanked Councilmember Welsh and the steering committee for their work on this plan.
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Resident David Lauret, living on Holdaway Road, mentioned the removal of the old tree at Gammon Park and asked if the city could build a nesting stand to replace the location where hawks used to nest. Mayor Fullmer and Councilmember Welsh agreed.
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Mayor Fullmer called for further public comments. Hearing none, she called for a motion to close the public hearing.
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Motion: COUNCILMEMBER FLAKE MOVED TO CLOSE THE PUBLIC HEARING AT 7:50 PM. COUNCILMEMBER WELSH SECONDED THE MOTION. MAYOR FULLMER, COUNCILMEMBERS FLAKE, SIFUENTES, AND WELSH VOTED YES. COUNCILMEMBER RASMUSSEN WAS ABSENT. THE MOTION CARRIED WITH ONE ABSENT.
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Mayor Fullmer called for comments from the council.
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Councilmember Flake recommended that Mr. Perez consult with City Arborist George Schramm. He mentioned that the cottonwood trees would have to come down. Mayor Fullmer mentioned that there would be a phasing plan for how to replace trees when those came down. There was a discussion about trees in the park.
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Councilmember Sifuentes asked about adding a pull-off area along Main Street in front of Vineyard Grove Park. She explained that she had noticed cars stopping in the middle of the road to drop off and pick up people. She was not asking for a parking area, but a pull out. Mr. Amaya Perez said that they could discuss this during the Transportation Master Plan discussion.
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Councilmember Welsh said that residents felt emotional about the trees at Gammon Park, and she understood that because she was upset when a tree by the tennis court came down. She said that trees were a large part of the reason she got involved as a resident. She explained that Gammon Park’s cottonwood trees were rotting from the inside out and when there was a storm, large limbs would come down. The city would leave them up for as long as they could, but they would need to come down eventually.
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Councilmember Welsh said that there were no plans to put lights on the fields and hoped that events would go to the Downtown area and not the parks. She mentioned that the speed limits were going to change in some areas, which should help with allowing street parking on Main Street. Mayor Fullmer recommended they discuss street parking with the Transportation Plan. She added that the current city hall building would become a public safety building.
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Councilmember Sifuentes noted that there was new modern technology for lights with the dark sky initiative, so that could be an option in the future.
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Councilmember Welsh thanked Mr. Amaya Perez for his dedicated work on this project. She felt proud of the city and that the residents could see that their voice was in this. She stated that this was extremely rewarding for her.
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Mayor Fullmer expressed her appreciation that everyone came together to create this plan, and summarized the discussion tonight.
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Mayor Fullmer called for a motion.
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Motion: COUNCILMEMBER WELSH MOVED TO ADOPT ORDINANCE 2023-16 AS PRESENTED BY STAFF. COUNCILMEMBER SIFUENTES SECONDED THE MOTION. ROLL CALL WENT AS FOLLOWS:  MAYOR FULLMER, COUNCILMEMBERS FLAKE, SIFUENTES, AND WELSH VOTED YES. COUNCILMEMBER RASMUSSEN WAS ABSENT. THE MOTION CARRIED WITH ONE ABSENT.   10.3 PUBLIC HEARING – Zoning Text Amendment - Domestic Livestock and Fowl (Ordinance 2023-15) Planner CacheHancey will present an ordinance which would provide greater allowance for domestic fowl in lots less than 1 acre and would permit a certain number of chickens based on lot size.
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Mayor Fullmer explained that Councilmember Rasmussen was the main sponsor of this amendment but was ill and unable to attend tonight. She called for a motion to continue the item to a future meeting. There was a brief discussion about the motion.
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Motion: COUNCILMEMBER FLAKE MOVED TO CONTINUE THIS ITEM TO THE MAY 24, 2023, CITY COUNCIL MEETING. COUNCILMEMBER WELSH SECONDED THE MOTION. MAYOR FULLMER, COUNCILMEMBERS FLAKE, SIFUENTES, AND WELSH VOTED YES. COUNCILMEMBER RASMUSSEN WAS ABSENT. THE MOTION CARRIED WITH ONE ABSENT.   10.4 PUBLIC HEARING - General Plan Amendment to the Public Facilities and Services (Ordinance 2023-14) Senior Planner Briam Amaya Perez will present a city-initiated General Plan Amendment to the Public Facilities and Services element of the General Plan. This will update the goals and strategies for managing public utilities and services throughout the city. In addition, the city added a new element to the General Plan titled, Water Use and Preservation, which will plan to develop, deliver, and efficient use of our limited water resources. The mayor and City Council will act to adopt (or deny) this request by Ordinance.
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Mayor Fullmer called for a motion to open the public hearing.
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Motion: COUNCILMEMBER FLAKE MOVED TO OPEN THE PUBLIC HEARING AT 8:09 PM. COUNCILMEMBER WELSH SECONDED THE MOTION. MAYOR FULLMER, COUNCILMEMBERS FLAKE, SIFUENTES, AND WELSH VOTED YES. COUNCILMEMBER RASMUSSEN WAS ABSENT. THE MOTION CARRIED WITH ONE ABSENT.
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Mr. Amaya Perez explained that staff wanted to update two elements to the General Plan each year. He reviewed the updates to 8.04.010.
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Mayor Fullmer called for public comments. Hearing none, she called for a motion to close the public hearing.
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Motion: COUNCILMEMBER FLAKE MOVED TO CLOSE THE PUBLIC HEARING AT 8:17 PM. COUNCILMEMBER SIFUENTES SECONDED THE MOTION. MAYOR FULLMER, COUNCILMEMBERS FLAKE, SIFUENTES, AND WELSH VOTED YES. COUNCILMEMBER RASMUSSEN WAS ABSENT. THE MOTION CARRIED WITH ONE ABSENT.
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Mayor Fullmer called for questions from the council.
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Councilmember Welshed thanked the Planning Department for their work on amending the General Plan.
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Motion: COUNCILMEMBER SIFUENTES MOVED TO ADOPT ORDINANCE 2023-14 AS PRESENTED BY STAFF. COUNCILMEMBER FLAKE SECONDED THE MOTION. ROLL CALL WENT AS FOLLOWS: MAYOR FULLMER, COUNCILMEMBERS FLAKE, SIFUENTES, AND WELSH VOTED YES. COUNCILMEMBER RASMUSSEN WAS ABSENT. THE MOTION CARRIED WITH ONE ABSENT.   10.5PUBLIC HEARING – Sign Code Amendments – (Ordinance 2023-17) City Planner Cache Hancey will present a Zoning Text Amendment to amend Section 15.23.120 Signs. The proposed amendment would remove the Sign Standard Waiver, make changes to the Sign Standard Table, and add two additional sign types: Development Promotion and Direction and Wall Art and Building Mural.
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Mayor Fullmer called for a motion to open the public hearing.
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Motion: COUNCILMEMBER FLAKE MOVED TO OPEN THE PUBLIC HEARING AT 8:18 PM. COUNCILMEMBER SIFUENTES SECONDED THE MOTION. MAYOR FULLMER, COUNCILMEMBERS FLAKE, SIFUENTES, AND WELSH VOTED YES. COUNCILMEMBER RASMUSSEN WAS ABSENT. THE MOTION CARRIED WITH ONE ABSENT.
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City Planner Cache Hancey reviewed the proposed changes. He said that staff suggested removing the Sign Standard Waiver, increasing the sign sizes and numbers of signs, adding two new additional sign types, and making minor changes throughout the code.
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There was a discussion about the Sign Standard Waiver.
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Mr. Hancey continued his presentation.
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Mayor Fullmer asked if they would remove the Sign Standard Waiver if they would be able to require a timer on certain signs. Mr. Hancey suggested that they add a condition in the code about lit signs near residential areas. There was a discussion about the Sign Standard Waiver.
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Councilmember Welsh expressed concern with amending the current sign code and was not ready to decide on this tonight.
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Councilmember Sifuentes asked for clarification on the size of the signs. Mr. Hancey explained what monuments and multi-tenant signs were. Councilmember Sifuentes asked for examples of those signs.
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Mayor Fullmer called for public comments.
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Nate Hutchinson with Flagborough asked about hanging development signage on the chain link fence surrounding their different developments. There was a discussion about fence signs.
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Resident Ms. Daria Evans expressed concern that the water tank mural would be a magnet for graffiti. Mayor Fullmer replied that the water tank would be monitored 24/7 and that murals discouraged graffiti. She encouraged Ms. Evans to get connected to the ARCH Commission.
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Mayor Fullmer called for further public comment. Hearing none, she called for a motion to close the public hearing.
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Motion: COUNCILMEMBER SIFUENTES MOVED TO CLOSE THE PUBLIC HEARING AT 8:29 PM. COUNCILMEMBER FLAKE SECONDED THE MOTION. MAYOR FULLMER, COUNCILMEMBERS FLAKE, SIFUENTES, AND WELSH VOTED YES. COUNCILMEMBER RASMUSSEN WAS ABSENT. THE MOTION CARRIED WITH ONE ABSENT.
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Mayor Fullmer called for a motion.
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Mayor Fullmer asked if they could approve some of the items in the amendment tonight. Mr. Hancey mentioned that they hoped to award the artist for the mural soon. Mr. Blakesley explained that the way the ordinance was written it would be safer to push it to a future meeting.
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Motion: COUNCILMEMBER FLAKE MOVED TO CONTINUE THIS ITEM TO A FUTURE DATE WHEN ALL COUNCILMEMBERS WERE PRESENT. COUNCILMEMBER WELSH SECONDED THE MOTION. MAYOR FULLMER, COUNCILMEMBERS FLAKE, SIFUENTES, AND WELSH VOTED YES. COUNCILMEMBER RASMUSSEN WAS ABSENT. THE MOTION CARRIED WITH ONE ABSENT. 10.6 DISCUSSION AND ACTION - Adoption of Alternate Municipal Voting Methods Pilot Project Participation for the 2023 Municipal Election (Resolution 2023-14)There was no roll call vote when this item was adopted during the April 12, 2023, City Council meeting. To make sure it is duly adopted, we are asking for ratification of this item on this consent agenda by roll call vote.
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Mayor Fullmer explained the reason for having this item return to the agenda.
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Councilmember Sifuentes asked about an email from the Utah County Clerk. Mr. Blakesley explained that there was a provision in the Vineyard Municipal Code (VMC) requiring a primary election if there were more than double the candidates running for one office. They would need to make a change to the VMC that either eliminates the primary requirement or adds the alternate voting project. There was a discussion about when they needed to make the change.
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Motion: COUNCILMEMBER FLAKE MOVED TO ADOPT RESOLUTION 2023-14, APPROVED BY THE CITY OF VINEYARD, UTAH TO PARTICIPATE IN THE MUNICIPAL ALTERNATE VOTING METHODS PILOT PROJECT FOR THE 2023 MUNICIPAL ELECTION. COUNCILMEMBER WELSH SECONDED THE MOTION. ROLL CALL WENT AS FOLLOWS:MAYOR FULLMER, COUNCILMEMBERS FLAKE AND WELSH VOTED YES. COUNCILMEMBER SIFUENTES VOTED NO. COUNCILMEMBER RASMUSSEN WAS ABSENT. THE MOTION CARRIED 3 to 1, WITH ONE ABSENT.     11.  CLOSED SESSION No closed session was held.     12.  ADJOURNMENT
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Mayor Fullmer called for a motion to adjourn the meeting.
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Motion: COUNCILMEMBER FLAKE MOVED TO ADJOURN THE MEETING AT 8:36 PM. COUNCILMEMBER WELSH SECONDED THE MOTION.MAYOR FULLMER, COUNCILMEMBERS FLAKE, SIFUENTES, AND WELSH VOTED YES. COUNCILMEMBER RASMUSSEN WAS ABSENT. THE MOTION CARRIED WITH ONE ABSENT.     MINUTES APPROVED ON:    May 24, 2023                        CERTIFIED CORRECT BY:   /s/Pamela Spencer Pamela Spencer, CIty Recorder
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