MINUTES OF A Joint VINEYARD
CITY COUNCIL AND
PLANNING COMMISSION meeting
City Council Chambers
125 South Main Street, Vineyard, Utah
February 23, 2022, at 6:15 PM
Mayor Julie Fullmer
Councilmember Tyce Flake
Councilmember Amber Rasmussen
Councilmember Mardi Sifuentes
Councilmember Cristy Welsh
Staff Present: City Manager Ezra Nair, City Attorney Jayme Blakesley, Sergeant Holden Rockwell with the Utah County Sheriff’s Office, Building Official George Reid, Public Works Director Chris Wilson, Finance Director David Mortensen, City Engineer Naseem Ghandour, Community Development Director Morgan Brim, City Planner Briam Amaya Perez, Planning Technician Cache Hancey, Water Manager Sullivan Love, City Recorder Pamela Spencer, Planning Commission Chair Jeff Knighton, Planning Commission Vice-chair Bryce Brady, Planning Commissioners Tim Blackburn, Christopher Bramwell, Kristal Price, Anthony Jenkins, and Marcus Jessop
Others speaking: Residents Rosie Peña, Jim Wilcock, and David Lauret, Susan Petheram with FFKR Architects, and Katie Poppel with EDSA
1. CALL TO ORDER/INVOCATION/INSPIRATIONAL THOUGHT/Pledge of Allegiance – This item was conducted earlier during the Redevelopment Agency (RDA) Board meeting.
Play >> Mayor Fullmer opened the meeting at 6:15 PM.
2. work session
2.1 Walkara Way
Community Development Director Morgan Brim will lead a discussion about the Walkara Way project. There will be no action taken at this time.
Play >> This item
was postponed to a future meeting.
3. Public Comments
Play >> Mayor Fullmer called for public comments.
Play >> Resident Rosie Peña, in living in the Edgewater development, expressed concerns with parking and asked that 400 North be opened to allow parking. There was a discussion about parking. Mayor Fullmer reiterated that the city heard Ms. Peña’s concerns and that they were working on solutions. The discussion continued.
Play >> Resident Jim Wilcox, living in the Le Cheminant subdivision, expressed concerns with parking issues in his development. There was a discussion about the parking policy. Mayor Fullmer reviewed other concerns with the LeCheminant subdivision and stated that the city was working on ways to mitigate these problems. Mayor Fullmer told him that they heard what he was saying and asked him to work with staff.
Play >> Resident David Lauret, living on Holdaway Road, expressed concerns with the letter that was discussed during the Redevelopment Agency Board Meeting. Mayor Fullmer explained that the intent of the letter and gave a summary of the discussion held during the RDA meeting.
Play >> Mayor Fullmer called for further questions. Hearing none, she closed the public session.
4. Mayor and COUNCILMEMBERS’ REPORTS/DISCLOSURES/RECUSALS
Play >> Councilmember Rasmussen reported on a meeting with Utah Transit Authority and the Utah Department of Transportation where they discussed autonomous vehicles/shuttles and micro-transit. There was a discussion about the two types of transportation.
Play >> Mayor Fullmer mentioned bills that were being discussed at the state legislature. She suggested that that the council stay on top of the bills and to contact their representatives.
5. STAFF, COMMISSION, and committee REPORTS
5.1 Play >> City Manager Ezra Nair reported that the legislative session would end on March 4.
The council retreat was scheduled for this Friday. He mentioned that he was in discussions with Orem Fire on the Fire Service Contract they had with the city.
5.2 Play >> Planning Commission Chair Jeff Knighton stated that he had no new items to
report. Mr. Brim explained that the waterfront plan would go to the Planning Commission for a formal discussion.
6. CONSENT ITEMS
6.1 Approval of the February 9, 2022, City Council Minutes
Play >> Mayor Fullmer called for a motion.
Play >> Motion: COUNCILMEMBER WELSH MOVED TO APPROVE THE CONSENT ITEMS AS PRESENTED. COUNCILMEMBER RASMUSSEN SECONDED THE MOTION. MAYOR FULLMER, COUNCILMEMBERS FLAKE, RASMUSSEN, SIFUENTES, AND WELSH VOTED AYE. THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
No names were submitted.
8.1 Play >> PRESENTATION – Vineyard Waterfront Master Plan
Community Development Director Morgan Brim and Susan Petheram with FFKR Architects will present a draft of the Vineyard Waterfront Master Plan.
Play >> Mr. Brim gave a brief background on the process.
Play >> Ms. Petheram turned the time over to Katie Poppel with EDSA, who reviewed the process they had gone through to produce the plan for Vineyard. The four (4) big points of inspiration were: the history of the area, seasonality, regional connection, and restoration. They divided the lakeshore into three (3) areas. Ms. Poppel reviewed each area of the lakeshore and the recommended amenities for each area.
Play >> Mayor Fullmer called for questions or comments from the council.
Play >> Mayor Fullmer called for questions or comments from the public. Hearing none, she suggested that they reach out to the city with their comments.
Play >> Ms. Petheram said that they were looking forward to the next steps.
9. BUSINESS ITEMS
9.1 DISCUSSION AND ACTION – TRCC Grant Waterfront Catalyst Project
Community Development Director Morgan Brim and Susan Petheram with FFKR will present a request for approval of a Waterfront Catalyst Project. The mayor and City Council will take appropriate action.
Play >> Mr. Brim explained the grant process and that they needed a catalyst project. He said that the steering committee had recommended using the grant money for the actual beach improvements and asked for a motion to approve the beach improvements.
Play >> There was a discussion about choosing a catalyst.
Play >> Motion: COUNCILMEMBER FLAKE MOVED TO ADOPT THE PLAN AS PRESENTED AND THE KEYSTONE PROJECT BEING THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE BEACH ON THE PROMENADE. COUNCILMEMBER WELSH SECONDED THE MOTION. MAYOR FULLMER, COUNCILMEMBERS FLAKE, RASMUSSEN, SIFUENTES, AND WELSH VOTED AYE. THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
9.2 DISCUSSION AND ACTION – Land Donation Sunset Beach Park (Resolution 2022-06)
City Engineer Naseem Ghandour will present a Warranty Deed for the dedication of the property currently known as Sunset Beach Park. The mayor and City Council will act to adopt (or deny) this request by resolution.
Play >> Mr. Ghandour reviewed the land donation.
Play >> Mayor called for questions. There was a discussion about the coating on the slide in the park.
Play >> Mayor Fullmer called for a motion.
Play >> Motion: COUNCILMEMBER RASMUSSEN MOVED TO APPROVE THE ACCEPTANCE OF DONATION OF IMPROVED PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN EXHIBIT “A” FROM VINEYARD FLAGSHIP 241 LLC, RESOLUTION 2022-06. COUNCILMEMBER FLAKE SECONDED THE MOTION. ROLL CALL WENT AS FOLLOWS: MAYOR FULLMER, COUNCILMEMBERS FLAKE, RASMUSSEN, SIFUENTES, AND WELSH VOTED AYE. THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
9.3 DISCUSSION AND ACTION – Open Space Land Dedication in The Springs Subdivision (Resolution 2022-07)
City Planner Briam Amaya Perez will present a land dedication of open space in the Springs subdivision to the Waters Edge Homeowners Association. The mayor and City Council will act to adopt (or deny) this request by resolution.
Play >> Mr. Amaya Perez explained the land dedication to The Springs Subdivision HOA. There was a discussion about the corrections to the plat. There was also a discussion about maintenance of the land.
Play >> Mayor Fullmer called for questions. Hearing none, she called for a motion.
Play >> Motion: COUNCILMEMBER FLAKE MOVED TO APPROVE THE REPLAT OF THE SPRINGS TRAILS PLAT “A” COMMON SPACE PROPERTY, MINUS THE TRAIL EASEMENT AND STORMWATER MAINTENANCE EASEMENT, DESCRIBED IN THE EXHIBITS, TO THE SPRINGS SUBDIVISION HOMEOWNER ASSOCIATION, RESOLUTION 2022-07. COUNCILMEMBER RASMUSSEN SECONDED THE MOTION. ROLL CALL WENT AS FOLLOWS: MAYOR FULLMER, COUNCILMEMBERS FLAKE, RASMUSSEN, SIFUENTES, AND WELSH VOTED AYE. THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
10.1 Play >> Open and Public Meetings Act and Roberts Rules of Order Training
City Attorney Jayme Blakesley will present annual training on Open and Public Meeting procedures and requirements. This training is provided annually pursuant to Section 52-4-104 of the Utah State Code. This will also include Roberts Rules of Order training. The City Council as well as members of the Planning, Bicycle, and Heritage Commissions have been invited to attend this training.
Play >> Mr. Blakesley presented a training on the Open and Public Meetings Act and Roberts Rules of Order.
No closed session was held.
Play >> Mayor Fullmer called for a motion to adjourn the meeting.
Play >> Motion: COUNCILMEMBER WELSH MOVED TO ADJOURN THE MEETING AT 7:41 PM. COUNCILMEMBER SIFUENTES SECONDED THE MOTION. MAYOR FULLMER, COUNCILMEMBERS FLAKE, RASMUSSEN, SIFUENTES, AND WELSH VOTED AYE. THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
MINUTES APPROVED ON: March 9, 2022
CERTIFIED CORRECT BY: /s/ Pamela Spencer
Pamela spencer, city recorder