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MINUTES OF A VINEYARD REDEVELOPMENT

AGENCY BOARD MEeting

City Council Chambers

125 South Main Street, Vineyard, Utah

January 12, 2022 at 8:30 PM

 

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Present                                                             Absent

Chair Julie Fullmer                                           

Boardmember Tyce Flake

Boardmember Amber Rasmussen

Boardmember Mardi Sifuentes                      

Boardmember Cristy Welsh

 

Staff Present: Interim City Manager George Reid, City Attorney Jayme Blakesley, City Engineer Naseem Ghandour, Public Works Director Chris Wilson, Sergeant Holden Rockwell with the Utah County Sheriff’s Office, Community Development Director Morgan Brim, City Planner Briam Amaya Perez, Finance Director David Mortensen, Water Manager Sullivan Love, City Recorder Pamela Spencer                                

 

 

1.      CALL TO ORDER

 Play >>  Chair Fullmer opened the meeting at 8:30 PM.

 

 

2.      CONSENT ITEMS

2.1  Approval of the October 13, 2021 RDA Meeting Minutes

2.2  Approval of Water Tank surcharge removal and site grading phase

 

 Play >>  Chair Fullmer called for a motion.

 

 Play >>  Motion: BOARDMEMBER FLAKE MOVED TO APPROVE THE MINUTES FROM THE OCTOBER 13 MEETING AND WATER TANK SURCHARGE REMOVAL. BOARDMEMBER WELSH SECONDED THE MOTION. CHAIR FULLMER, BOARDMEMBERS FLAKE, RASMUSSEN, SIFUENTES, AND WELSH VOTED AYE. THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

 

3.      BUSINESS ITEMS

3.1  Discussion and actionNorth Storm Drain Improvement Project

City Engineer Naseem Ghandour is requesting that the North Regional Storm Drain Improvement project be added as an unfunded Capital Improvement Project for Fiscal Year 2022. Once the cost is determined, a separate funding request will be submitted to the RDA for approval. The RDA Board will take appropriate action.


 

 Play >>  Mr. Ghandour reviewed the funding request for the North Storm Drain improvement project. He mentioned that this would replace the current open ditch that serves as a storm drain for the northern part of Vineyard. He added that Anderson Geneva had requested this because they were monitoring that area and to get environmental remediation. He explained that this would be an unfunded approval at this time.

 

 Play >> Chair Fullmer called for questions. Boardmember Flake asked if they were approving the concept. Mr. Ghandour replied that they were approving the project to be added to the Capital Projects.

 

 Play >> Chair Fullmer asked how they were facilitating the financing questions and working with Jacob McHargue as the RDA Director. She felt that they needed to include him in the discussions.

 

Play >>  Motion: BOARDMEMBER FLAKE MOVED TO APPROVE ADDING UNFUNDED CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS SUCH AS THE “REGIONAL NORTH STORM DRAIN IMPROVEMENT” IN FY22 BUDGET WITH A COST TO BE PRESENTED DURING THE FY23 BUDGET. BOARDMEMBER SIFUENTES SECONDED THE MOTION. CHAIR FULLMER, BOARDMEMBERS FLAKE, RASMUSSEN, SIFUENTES, AND WELSH VOTED AYE. THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

3.2  Discussion and actionCenter Street Overpass Landscape Design    

City Engineer Naseem Ghandour is requesting the use of RDA funds to hire a firm to create a landscape design for the Center Street overpass. The RDA Board will take appropriate action.

 

 Play >>  Mr. Ghandour reviewed the funding request for the design of the Center Street Overpass landscaping improvement and the request for approval for Fiscal Year 2023 Capital Project of construction of the Center Street Overpass Landscaping improvement. He said that the request was for $10,000 for the design and that the cost estimate was about $600,000 for installation. There was a discussion about the funding.

 

Play >> Boardmember Flake stated for the record that because of the angle of the slope, he was concerned with any natural designs that would be put in there to make it sustainable. He wanted to see lots of options.

 

 Play >> Chair Fullmer called for a motion.

 

Play >> Motion: BOARDMEMBER WELSH MOVED TO APPROVE THE RDA FUNDING FOR A DESIGN OF A CENTER STREET OVERPASS LANDSCAPING, AND APPROVAL OF ADDING AN UNFUNDED CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT FOR “IMPROVE CENTER STREET OVERPASS LANDSCAPING” IN FY23 WITH A COST TO BE PRESENTED DURING THE FY23 BUDGET. BOARDMEMBER FLAKE SECONDED THE MOTION. CHAIR FULLMER, BOARDMEMBERS FLAKE, RASMUSSEN, SIFUENTES, AND WELSH VOTED AYE. THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.


 

3.3  Discussion and actionMain Street and 400 North Traffic Signal     

City Engineer Naseem Ghandour is requesting the use of RDA funds to pay for the completed traffic signal warrant study and for the design of a traffic signal at the intersection of Main Street and 400 North. He is also requesting that the construction of the signal be added to the Capital Improvements Project in the Fiscal Year 2023 Budget as an unfunded project. The RDA Board will take appropriate action.

 

 Play >> Mr. Ghandour reviewed the funding request for the completed warrant study and the traffic signal design for the intersection at Main Street and 400 North. His request was also to add the unfunded Capital Improvement Project for the construction of the traffic signal to the Fiscal Year 2023 Capital Improvement Projects. He reviewed his recommendations.

 

 Play >> Boardmember Welsh asked if they were only talking about one signal at 400 North and Main Street. There was a discussion about the traffic signals. Boardmember Welsh also asked if the funding to install the signals would be in the FY 2023 budget. There was a discussion about informing the public about the installation of the traffic signal.

 

 Play >> Chair Fullmer called for a motion.

 

 Play >> Motion: BOARDMEMBER WELSH MOVED TO APPROVE THE RDA FUNDS TO PAY FOR THE NOVEMBER 2021 TRAFFIC SIGNAL WARRANT STUDY AT MAIN STREET & 400 NORTH, THE FUNDING FOR A DESIGN OF A TRAFFIC SIGNAL AT MAIN STREET & 400 NORTH, AND APPROVAL OF ADDING AN UNFUNDED CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT FOR “CONSTRUCT TRAFFIC SIGNAL AT MAIN STREET & 400 NORTH” IN FY23 WITH A COST TO BE PRESENTED DURING THE FY23 BUDGET. BOARDMEMBER SIFUENTES SECONDED THE MOTION. CHAIR FULLMER, BOARDMEMBERS FLAKE, RASMUSSEN, SIFUENTES, AND WELSH VOTED AYE. THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

4.      ADJOURNMENT

Play >>  Chair Fullmer called for a motion to adjourn the meeting.

 

 Play >>  Motion: BOARDMEMBER FLAKE MOVED TO ADJOURN THE MEETING AT 8:49 PM. BOARDMEMBER SIFUENTES SECONDED THE MOTION. CHAIR FULLMER, BOARDMEMBERS FLAKE, RASMUSSEN, SIFUENTES, AND WELSH VOTED AYE. THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

 

MINUTES APPROVED ON:  February 9, 2022

 

CERTIFIED CORRECT BY:    /s/ Pamela Spencer

Pamela spencer, city recorder