minutes OF A VINEYARD
CITY COUNCIL meeting
City Council Chambers
125 South Main Street, Vineyard, Utah
October 27, 2021 at 6:00 PM
Mayor Julie Fullmer
Councilmember John Earnest
Councilmember Tyce Flake
Councilmember Chris Judd
Councilmember Cristy Welsh
Staff Present: City Engineer Naseem Ghandour, Sergeant Holden Rockwell with the Utah County Sheriff’s Office, Community Development Director Morgan Brim, Finance Director David Mortensen, Water Manager Sullivan Love, City Recorder Pamela Spencer, Planning Commission Chair Bryce Brady
1. Play >> CALL TO ORDER/INVOCATION/INSPIRATIONAL THOUGHT/Pledge of Allegiance
Mayor Fullmer opened the meeting at 6:00 PM. Councilmember Earnest gave the invocation and led the Pledge of Allegiance.
2. work session
2.1 No items were submitted.
Mayor Fullmer explained that she was moving the appointment of the Youth Council to beginning of the meeting.
7. Play >> Appointments
7.1 Vineyard Youth Council Executive Committee ............................................................7
With the advice and consent of the City Council, Mayor Julie Fullmer will appoint members of the Vineyard Youth Council to the Executive Committee. The swearing in of the Youth Council Executive Committee will take place immediately following the appointments.
Mayor Fullmer read the list of Executive Committee members and called for a motion.
Play >> Motion: COUNCILMEMBER EARNEST MOVED TO APPROVE THE YOUTH COUNCIL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS AS PRESENTED. COUNCILMEMBER WELSH SECONDED THE MOTION. MAYOR FULLMER, COUNCILMEMBERS EARNEST, FLAKE, JUDD, AND WELSH VOTED AYE. THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
Ms. Spencer swore in the Vineyard Youth Council appointees.
Play >> Mayor Fullmer called for public comments. Hearing none, she closed the public comments.
4. Mayor and COUNCILMEMBERS’ REPORTS/DISCLOSURES/RECUSALS
Play >> Councilmember Welsh reported that she and staff me with the Utah Transportation Committee and showed them the growth in the city and what the city had accomplished. She reported on the fall cleanup that was taking place in the city until November 9.
Play >> Mayor Fullmer reported on the work that staff and council had done with the Utah League of Cities and Towns and with legislatures to help protect the city’s interests.
5. STAFF, COMMISSION, and committee REPORTS
5.1 Play >> Interim City Manager George Reid – Mr. Reid was excused. Mayor Fullmer
reported that Mr. Reid had done an incredible job as the interim city manager and gave an update on where they were in the hiring process for the city manager position. She reported on the projects that were being done in the city.
5.2 Planning Commission Chair Bryce Brady – Chair Brady had no new items to report.
5.3 Play >> Sergeant Holden Rockwell with the Utah County Sheriff’s Office – Quarterly
Report – Sergeant Rockwell gave his quarterly report for the third quarter of 2021. Mayor Fullmer thanked the Sheriff’s Office for their quick response to a recent incident in The Willows subdivision.
5.4 Play >> Finance Director David Mortensen – Quarterly Report – Mr. Mortensen gave his
quarterly report for the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2022.
5.5 Play >> City Recorder Pamela Spencer gave an election update.
6. Play >> CONSENT ITEMS
6.1 Approval of the October 13, 2021 City Council Meeting Minutes
Mayor Fullmer called for a motion.
Motion: COUNCILMEMBER JUDD MOVED TO APPROVE CONSENT ITEM 6.1. COUNCILMEMBER EARNEST SECONDED THE MOTION. MAYOR FULLMER, COUNCILMEMBERS EARNEST, FLAKE, JUDD, AND WELSH VOTED AYE. THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
8.1 No items were submitted.
9. BUSINESS ITEMS
Public Works Director Chris Wilson will present a proposal from the Utah Transit Authority (UTA) contractor, Stacy and Witbeck, to make improvements to the fence that was removed near the Public Works yard for access to work on the UTA double track. The mayor and City Council will take appropriate action.
Water Manager Sullivan Love explained the reason for requesting the fence betterments.
Councilmember Welsh asked which budget the funds would come from to install the fence. Mr. Mortensen replied that funds would come out of the water tank budget.
Play >> Motion: COUNCILMEMBER EARNEST MOVED TO APPROVE THE PROPOSED UTA FENCE BETTERMENT AND BUDGET AND ALLOW STAFF TO PROCEED WITH THE WORK AS PROPOSED. COUNCILMEMBER JUDD SECONDED THE MOTION. MAYOR FULLMER, COUNCILMEMBERS EARNEST, FLAKE, JUDD, AND WELSH VOTED AYE. THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
9.2 Play >> Discussion and action – Land Donation – 1600 North (Resolution 2021-21)
City Engineer Naseem Ghandour will present a land donation from Geneva Properties (Anderson Geneva) to the city for trail completion along 1600 North. The mayor and City Council will act to approve or (deny) this request by resolution. This agenda item was presented to and approved by the City Council on October 13, 2021, but lacked the required resolution language, and is being presented again to Council with resolution accompanied. The agenda documents presented are as approved by the City Council on October 13, 2021.
City Engineer Naseem Ghandour explained that this item was brought back to the City Council to include approval of the resolution. He noted that no changes had been made to the other documents that were presented at the last City Council meeting.
Play >> Motion: COUNCILMEMBER JUDD MOVED TO ADOPT RESOLUTION 2021-21 AS PRESENTED. COUNCILMEMBER EARNEST SECONDED THE MOTION. ROLL CALL WENT AS FOLLOWS: MAYOR FULLMER, COUNCILMEMBERS EARNEST, FLAKE, JUDD, AND WELSH VOTED AYE. THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
10. CLOSED SESSION
No closed session was held.
Play >> Mayor Fullmer called for a motion to adjourn the meeting.
Motion: COUNCILMEMBER FLAKE MOVED TO ADJOURN THE MEETING AT 6:33 PM. COUNCILMEMBER WELSH SECONDED THE MOTION. MAYOR FULLMER, COUNCILMEMBERS EARNEST, FLAKE, JUDD, AND WELSH VOTED AYE. THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
MINUTES APPROVED ON: November 10, 2021
CERTIFIED CORRECT BY: /s/Pamela Spencer
Pamela spencer, city recorder