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Minutes OF A VINEYARD

 CITY COUNCIL meeting

City Council Chambers

125 South Main Street, Vineyard, Utah

August 10, 2022, at 5:00 PM

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Present                                                             Absent

City Council

Mayor Julie Fullmer                                      

Councilmember Tyce Flake

Councilmember Amber Rasmussen (via Zoom)

Councilmember Mardi Sifuentes

Councilmember Cristy Welsh

 

Planning Commission members present at the Joint Site Visit

Vice-Chair Anthony Jenkins

Commissioner Tim Blackburn

Commissioner Tay Gudmundson

 

Staff Present:  City Manager Ezra Nair, City Attorney Jayme Blakesley, Utah County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Holden Rockwell, Chief Building Official George Reid, Finance Director David Mortensen, City Engineer Naseem Ghandour, Community Development Director Morgan Brim, Public Works Director Chris Wilson, Water Manager Sullivan Love, City Recorder Pamela Spencer, Planning Commission Vice-Chair Anthony Jenkins

 

Others Speaking:

 

 

1.      5:00 PM - JOINT SITE VISIT – Holdaway Fields East Park

The mayor, City Council, Planning Commission, and staff met at the Holdaway Fields property to discuss the possible use of the buildings currently on the site.

 

 

2.      Play >> CALL TO ORDER/INVOCATION/INSPIRATIONAL THOUGHT/Pledge of Allegiance

Mayor Fullmer opened the remainder of the meeting at 5:27 PM and gave the invocation and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

 

3.       Play >> WORK SESSION

3.1  Safe Streets For All (SS4A)

City Engineer Naseem Ghandour will lead a discussion regarding the Federal SS4A

program, which supports safer roadways, and its impacts to Vineyard City.

 

This item was postponed to the next council meeting.

4.      Public Comments

Play >>  Mayor Fullmer called for public comments. Hearing none, she closed the session.

 

 

5.      Mayor and COUNCILMEMBERS’ REPORTS/DISCLOSURES/RECUSALS

Play >> Councilmember Sifuentes reported that the Orem City Council voted to put the school district split on the ballot this year. She said that Vineyard City Council would be reviewing the studies that were done for Orem to see what direction Vineyard would take if the initiative were to pass.

 

Play >> Mayor Fullmer reported that there would be an invitation-only grand opening on August 12 for the FrontRunner Station with an evening celebration for residents.

 

 

6.      STAFF, COMMISSION, and committee REPORTS

6.1  Play >> City Manager Ezra Nair reported that Chief Building Official George Reid would be

leaving the city for a new employment opportunity.

 

Play >> Mayor Fullmer shared her thoughts about Mr. Reid and his service to city.

Play >> Mr. Reid gave a few remarks.

 

6.2  Play >> Planning Commission Chair Bryce Brady was excused. Planning Commission Vice-

Chair Anthony Jenkins reported that the Planning Commission had the preliminary plat for Holdaway Fields and a few warehouses in north Vineyard.

 

 Play >> Mayor Fullmer mentioned the tour that they took earlier today on the Holdaway Fields property.

 

 

7.      CONSENT ITEMS

7.1  Approval of the July 15, 2022, City Council Work Session

7.2  Approval of the July 27, 2022, City Council Meeting Minutes

7.3  Approval of  the Cottonwoods POD 6, Phase 5 Final Subdivision Plat

7.4  Approval of the Vineyard City Pipelines and Meter Station project amendment

7.5  Approval of the Bid Award for Road Striping (Resolution 2022-36)

7.6  Approval of a Staffing Plan Adjustment in the Finance Department

7.7  Approval of the FrontRunner Grand Opening Celebration Special Event Permit

 

Play >> Mayor Fullmer called for a motion.

 

Play >> Motion: COUNCILMEMBER FLAKE MOVED TO APPROVE THE CONSENT ITEMS 7.1 THROUGH 7.7. COUNCILMEMBER WELSH SECONDED THE MOTION. ROLL CALL WENT AS FOLLOWS: MAYOR FULLMER, COUNCILMEMBERS FLAKE, RASMUSSEN, SIFUENTES, AND WELSH VOTED YES. THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

8.      Appointments

8.1  Vineyard Planning Commission

With the advice and consent of the City Council, Mayor Fullmer will appoint Tay Gudmunson as a sitting Planning Commissioner, remove existing alternate members, and will potentially appoint additional members.

 

Play >> Mayor Fullmer explained that there were no additional names at this time and called for a motion.

 

Play >> Motion: COUNCILMEMBER RASMUSSEN MOVED TO APPROVE THE MAYOR’S APPOINTMENT OF TAY GUDMUNDSON TO SIT AS A PLANNING COMMISSIONER AND THE REMOVAL OF EXISTING ALTERNATE MEMBERS. COUNCILMEMBER WELSH SECONDED THE MOTION. MAYOR FULLMER, COUNCILMEMBERS FLAKE, RASMUSSEN, SIFUENTES, AND WELSH VOTED YES. THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

8.2  Vineyard Bicycle Commission

With the advice and consent of the City Council, Mayor Fullmer will appoint members to the Vineyard Bicycle Commission.

 

Play >> Mayor Fullmer stated that this item was being continued to the next meeting.

 

 

9.      Presentations/recognitions/awards

No items were submitted.

 

 

10.  BUSINESS ITEMS

10.1 DISCUSSION AND ACTION – Sewer Line Rapid Assessment Tool (SL-RAT) Bid Award (Resolution 2022-37)

Public Works Director Chris Wilson will present a recommendation for the bid award for acoustic assessment of the sewer lines to RH Borden and Company LLC. The mayor and City Council will take appropriate action.

 

Play >> Mayor Fullmer turned the time over the Public Works Director Chris Wilson.

 

Play >> Mr. Wilson explained the reason for the need to assess the sewer lines.

 

Play >> Mayor Fullmer called for questions. Hearing none, she called for a motion.

 

Play >> Motion: COUNCILMEMBER FLAKE MOVED TO APPROVE STAFF TO ENTER INTO  AN AGREEMENT WITH RH BORDEN AND COMPANY LLC FOR THE SL-RAT SERVICES AS PROPOSED FOR FY22-23. COUNCILMEMBER SIFUENTES SECONDED THE MOTION. ROLL CALL WENT AS FOLLOWS: MAYOR FULLMER, COUNCILMEMBERS FLAKE, RASMUSSEN, SIFUENTES, AND WELSH VOTED YES. THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

10.2    DISCUSSION AND ACTION – Housing and Transit Reinvestment Zones (HTRZ)

City Manager Ezra Nair will present a Housing and Transit Reinvestment Zone request to move forward with an application to the Governor’s Office of Economic Opportunity. The mayor and City Council will take appropriate action.

 

Play >> Mayor Fullmer turned the time over to City Manager Ezra Nair.

 

Play >> Mr. Nair explained what the State Housing and Transit Reinvestment Zone Act (HTRZ) was.

 

Play >> Mayor Fullmer called for questions. Hearing none she called for a motion.

 

Play >> Motion: COUNCILMEMBER SIFUENTES MOVED TO APPROVE MOVING FORWARD WITH SUBMITTING AN HTRZ APPLICATION TO THE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE OF ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY. COUNCILMEMBER RASMUSSEN SECONDED THE MOTION. MAYOR FULLMER, COUNCILMEMBERS FLAKE, RASMUSSEN, SIFUENTES, AND WELSH VOTED YES. THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

 

11      CLOSED SESSION

No closed session was held.

 

 

12      ADJOURNMENT

 

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

 

Play >> Motion: COUNCILMEMBER WELSH MOVED TO ADJOURN THE MEETING AT 5:39 PM. COUNCILMEMBER SIFUENTES SECONDED THE MOTION. MAYOR FULLMER, COUNCILMEMBERS FLAKE, RASMUSSEN, SIFUENTES, AND WELSH VOTED YES. THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

 

MINUTES APPROVED ON:   August 24, 2022

 


CERTIFIED CORRECT BY:   /s/ Pamela Spencer

Pamela spencer, city recorder