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NOTICE OF A VINEYARD REDEVELOPMENT

AGENCY BOARD MEeting

October 11, 2023, at 6:00 PM

 

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Present                                                           Absent

Chair Julie Fullmer                                         Boardmember Amber Rasmussen

Boardmember Tyce Flake

Boardmember Mardi Sifuentes

Boardmember Cristy Welsh

 

Staff Present: City Manager Ezra Nair, City Attorney Jayme Blakesley, Sergeant Greg Sherwood, Finance Director David Mortensen, Public Works Director Naseem Ghandour, Environmental Utilities Manager Sullivan Love, Deputy Recorder Heidi Jackman

 

Others Speaking: Residents, Daria Evans, Larry O’Donnell; Chris Kephart, with Martin Snow Properties

 

1.      CALL TO ORDER

Play >>  Chair Fullmer opened the meeting at 6:32 PM.

 

2.      CONSENT AGENDA

2.1  Approval of the June 28, 2023, RDA Meeting Minutes

 

Chair Fullmer called for a motion.

 

Play >> Motion: BOARDMEMBER FLAKE MOVED TO APPROVE THE CONSENT ITEM AS PRESENTED. BOARDMEMBER SIFUENTES SECONDED THE MOTION. CHAIR FULLMER, BOARDMEMBERS FLAKE, SIFUENTES, AND WELSH VOTED YES. THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. 

 

 

3.      BUSINESS ITEMS

3.1  Public hearingExtending the Life of the RDA (Resolution U2023-06)

City Manager Ezra Nair will present a request to extend the collection period for certain portions of the Geneva Urban Renewal Area. The RDA Board will act to adopt (or deny) this request by resolution.

 

Chair Fullmer called for a motion to open the public hearing.


 

Play >> Motion: BOARDMEMBER FLAKE MOVED TO OPEN THE PUBLIC HEARING AT 6:32 PM. BOARDMEMBER WELSH SECONDED THE MOTION. CHAIR FULLMER, BOARDMEMBERS FLAKE, SIFUENTES, AND WELSH VOTED YES. THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Play >> City Manager Ezra Nair gave a presentation about the extension of the life of the RDA.

 

Chair Fullmer called for public comments.

 

Play >> Resident Kim Cornelius, living in The Villas, had a question about the word “extension” and the 25-year period. Mr. Nair explained to him what it meant. Chair Fullmer asked Mr. Nair to explain why we “trigger” something. Mr. Nair responded, and a discussion ensued.

 

Play >> Resident Daria Evans, living in The Villas, asked about parcels and Mr. Nair responded and showed a map to answer her question and a discussion ensued.

 

Play >> Resident Larry O’Donnell, living in The Villas, had concerns about the developer and soil testing. Chair Fullmer responded with info about the Department of Environmental Quality.

 

Mayor Fullmer asked if there were additional comments. Hearing none, she called for a motion to close the public hearing.

 

Play >> Motion: BOARDMEMBER SIFUENTES MOVED TO CLOSE THE PUBLIC HEARING at 6:50 PM. BOARDMEMBER FLAKE SECONDED THE MOTION. CHAIR FULLMER, BOARDMEMBERS FLAKE, SIFUENTES, AND WELSH VOTED YES. THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Play >> Chair Fullmer followed up with her thoughts on the RDA.

 

Play >> Motion: BOARDMEMBER WELSH MOVED TO ADOPT RESOLUTION U2023-06 TO EXTEND THE LIFE OF THE RDA IN THE MAPPED AREAS. SUCH AS GENEVA NITROGEN, MARTIN SNOW’S EAST GENEVA PROPERTIES AND LAKEFRONT. BOARDMEMBER FLAKE SECONDED THE MOTION. ROLL CALL WENT AS FOLLOWS: CHAIR FULLMER, BOARDMEMBERS FLAKE, SIFUENTES, AND WELSH VOTED YES. THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

   

3.2  DISCUSSION and Action 1600 North Reimbursement Agreement Application

City Manager Ezra Nair will present a request from Martin Snow for reimbursement of the 1600 North extension. The RDA Board will act to adopt (or deny) this request.

 

Play >> Mr. Nair reviewed the 1600 North Reimbursement Agreement Application.

 

Play >>  Chair Fullmer called for further questions. Hearing none, Boardmember Welsh stated she would like to make a motion.


 

Play >> Motion: BOARDMEMBER WELSH MOVED TO APPROVE RESOLUTION U2023-07 WHICH AUTHORIZES THE CITY MANAGER OR RDA CHAIR TO NEGOTIATE AN AGREEMENT WITH AND APPROVE A CONTRACT WITH VINEYARD PROPERTIES OF UTAH LLC FOR A REIMBURSEMENT AGREEMENT REGARDING INFRASTRUCTURE WITH THE COMPLETION OF 1600 NORTH, NOT TO EXCEED $1,776,640.50. BOARDMEMBER FLAKE SECONDED THE MOTION. ROLL CALL WENT AS FOLLOWS: CHAIR FULLMER, BOARDMEMBERS FLAKE, SIFUENTES, AND WELSH VOTED YES. THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Play >> Chris Kephart, with Martin Snow Properties, expressed concern that the dollar amount stated for the project was no longer correct. Chair Fullmer responded that there could be a negotiation.

 

 

4.      ADJOURNMENT

Chair Fullmer called for a motion to adjourn.

 

Play >>  Motion: BOARDMEMBER FLAKE MOVED TO ADJOURN THE MEETING AT 6:54 PM. BOARDMEMBER SIFUENTES SECONDED THE MOTION. CHAIR FULLMER, BOARDMEMBERS FLAKE, SIFUENTES, AND WELSH VOTED YES. THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

 

MINUTES APPROVED ON:    October 25, 2023                                                                     

 

CERTIFIED CORRECT BY:   /s/Heidi Jackman

heidi jackman, deputy Recorder