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04/07/2020 - Formal Meeting - Minutes MINUTES OF THE SALT LAKE CITY COUNCIL TUESDAY, APRIL 7 , 2020 The City Council of Salt Lake City, Utah, met in Formal Session on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 in an electronic meeting pursuant to Salt Lake City Emergency Proclamation No. 2 of 2020 (2) (b) . The following Council Members participated in the meeting: Chris Wharton Analia Valdemoros James Rogers Amy Fowler Andrew Johnston Daniel Dugan Darin Mano Cindy Gust-Jenson, Council Executive Director; Jennifer Bruno, Council Executive Deputy Director; Erin Mendenhall, Mayor; Rachel Otto, Mayor' s Chief of Staff; Katherine Lewis, City Attorney; and Scott Crandall, Deputy City Recorder participated electronically. Councilmember Wharton presided at and conducted the meeting. The meeting was called to order at 7 : 09 p.m. OPENING CEREMONY #1 . There was no Pledge of Allegiance. #2 . Welcome and Review of Standards of Conduct. #3. 7:11:40 PM Councilmember Rogers moved and Councilmember Johnston seconded to approve the Work Session minutes of Tuesday, February 18, 2020 as well as the Formal minutes of Tuesday, March 3, 2020 and Tuesday, March 17, 2020, which motion carried, all members voted aye (roll call) . View Minutes (M 20-4) (M 20-3) PUBLIC HEARINGS Note : 7:12:4 9 PM Public Hearings and General Comments will be heard as one item. #1 . 7:15:05 PM Item Postponed. The applicant has requested the public hearing be postponed until a later date. The Council will set a new hearing once a new date has been identified. The Council will accept public comment and consider adopting an ordinance that would rczonc the parcels located at 402 and 416 East 900 South to rczoncosc a-rcclsfr-em—z.B (Residential/Business District) and CN (Neighborhood Commercial District) to CB (Community Business District) . Currently, these parcels fall within two different zoning districts and the parcel at 416 East Strcct is split zoncd both RB and CN. The applicants would like to rczonc to one zone for consistency. No 20 - 1 MINUTES OF THE SALT LAKE CITY COUNCIL TUESDAY, APRIL 7 , 2020 development plans have bccn submitted at this time. Although the a-r r Tas rcqucst d th t _ rcz2e ed to Ca ;d r t; may be given to rezoning the property to another zoning district with similar characteristics. Petition No. PLNPCM2018 01025. View Attachment (P 19-18) Councilmember Wharton said due to technical difficulties comments for all hearings items and general comments would be taken in the order they were received. He asked participants to state their name and the item they wanted to speak about. 7 :25:16 PM #2 . 7:18:48 PM 8:10:06 PM Accept public comment and consider adopting an ordinance that would rezone property at 2064 North and 2066 North 2200 West from AG-2 (Agricultural) to M-1 (Light Manufacturing) pursuant to Petition No. PLNPCM-2019-00431 . The applicant is requesting the rezone to accommodate future development of the property and implement the area master plan zoning. No site development proposal has been submitted at this time. Although the applicant has requested that the property be rezoned to M-1, consideration may be given to rezoning the property to another zoning district with similar characteristics. View Attachment Dave Iltis and Maykela Cox spoke in opposition of the proposal . Comments included negative impact on Jordan River/Wetlands (potential violation of Wetlands Act) , prohibiting further development to protect/preserve flood-plain/riparian areas, increased traffic, and deteriorating bicycle routes . Councilmember Rogers moved and Councilmember Valdemoros seconded to close the public hearing and defer action to a future meeting, which motion carried, all members voted aye (roll call) . (P 20-7) #3 . 8:11:29 PM Accept public comment and consider adopting an ordinance closing a City-owned alley located at approximately 1040 South Washington Street pursuant to Petition No. PLNPCM2019-00400 . The alley is 15 feet wide and approximately 253 feet long. It runs west of Washington Street toward an abandoned Utah Transit Authority (UTA) railroad line, where it becomes a dead end before reaching 300 West Street. The proposal would allow the petitioner to incorporate it into the seven of eight adjacent properties they own. View Attachment Dave Iltis spoke about the Council' s practice of continually vacating alleys (bad idea) , alleys being important pedestrian and/or bicycle routes (safer due to limited traffic) , having a City-wide Alleyway Plan in place before approving further vacations/closures, consider potential connections to McClelland Street/Trail, and explore 20 - 2 MINUTES OF THE SALT LAKE CITY COUNCIL TUESDAY, APRIL 7 , 2020 ways to incorporate alleys with walking/biking opportunities throughout the City. Councilmember Fowler moved and Councilmember Mano seconded to close the public hearing and defer action to a future meeting, which motion carried, all members voted aye (roll call) . (P 20-8) #4 . 8:12:19 PM Accept public comment and consider adopting an ordinance that would amend the Central Community Master Plan Future Land Use Map and the zoning map pertaining to a property at 1430 South 400 East pursuant to Petition No. PLNPCM2019-00189 and Petition No. PLNPCM2019-00190 . The rezone and amendments would allow the applicant to build a seven-unit development. The proposal would change the Central Community Master Plan Future Land Use Map from Low Density Residential to Medium Density Residential and rezone the property from RMF-35 (Moderate Density Multi-Family Residential District) to FB-UN1 (Form Based Urban Neighborhood District) . Although the applicant has requested that the property be rezoned to the FB-UN1 district, consideration may be given to rezoning the property to another zoning district with similar characteristics (Cleveland Court Master Plan) . View Attachment The following spoke and/or submitted written comment in opposition of the proposal : Eric Miller (written comments) , Josh Newton, Ryan McMullen, Amy Stoker, Ken Rozema, and Antonio F. /Shirley. Comments included postponing Council meetings/hearings during abnormal conditions (wait until public could attend in person) , inadequate public notice, difficulty with trying to participate electronically (unfair to limit participation) , proposal being passed by Planning Commission when most participants were opposed, developers appearing to have advantage (only ones benefitting) , two extra units not being helpful, zoning/setback changes, increased traffic creating unsafe conditions, narrow street with only one side for parking, preserving neighborhood feel/characteristics, units facing each other creating isolated community, density issues (located in residential neighborhood) , zoning change not needed (existing opportunities to work within the current RMF Zone) , precedent being set for form-based spot zoning (giving power to developers) , density being appropriate along transit lines, reduce proposal from seven units to five (small street/too many people) , parking/snow removal issues, consider impact on residents (compromise) , creating inaccessible space leading to displacement of low-income/people of color, comments of certain neighbors constituting racial profiling/discrimination, and gentrification issues . Peter Corroon, Project Representative, spoke in support of the proposal . Comments included courtyard design intended to create a community between residents, environmentally sustainable project 20 - 3 MINUTES OF THE SALT LAKE CITY COUNCIL TUESDAY, APRIL 7, 2020 (solar/energy efficient components) , proposal being supported by Community Council, large rear yard providing greater separation from adjacent property, neighborhood not being strictly single-family (nearby projects with density) , smaller units providing better affordability (creating missing-middle housing) , and high quality units being built. Councilmember Fowler moved and Councilmember Johnston seconded to continue the public hearing to a future meeting, which motion carried, all members voted aye (roll call) . (P 20-10) #5. 8:13:30 PM Accept public comment on Budget Amendment No. 4 for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 . Budget amendments happen several times each year to reflect adjustments to the City' s budgets, including proposed project additions and modifications. The proposed amendment includes funding to mitigate impacts related to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, among many other items. View Attachment George Chapman submitted written comments in support of the $300, 000 budget amendment for the Foothill Trails System (FTS) . He said there were shovel ready FTS projects that should qualify for federal assistance . He said if another stimulus bill was passed encompassing infrastructure, the funding could be used to create a world class system. Heather Newell submitted written comments in support of additional funding for the Bridge-to-Backman. She echoed Councilmember Rogers comments regarding the importance of funding the entire project (partial funding would create an empty eyesore in the community) . She said the Rose Park community deserved beautiful spaces to enjoy and proper investment was needed. Councilmember Dugan moved and Councilmember Johnston seconded to close the public hearing and adopt Ordinance 8 of 2020, amending the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 final budget of Salt Lake City including the employment staffing document for items shown on the motion sheet: A-2 : Rail Spur Removal - (General Fund - $46,000) A-4 : Bridge to Backman Project Cost Increases - (Parks Impact Fees - $727,000) A-8 : Reallocating Local First Funding - (General Fund - $20,000) A-9: Additional Funding to Complete Fire Training Facility - (Fire Impact Fees - $142,000) A-10 : Mayor' s Office Severance - (General Fund - $280,000) A-11 : Mayor' s Office Chief Administrative Officer - (General Fund - $73,500) A-12 : Economic Development Manager - (General Fund - $36,500) A-13: Mayor' s Office Executive Assistant - (General Fund - $26,500) A-14 : Census Marketing Budget - (General Fund - $59,760) 20 - 4 MINUTES OF THE SALT LAKE CITY COUNCIL TUESDAY, APRIL 7 , 2020 A-15 : Salt Lake City Foundation - (General Fund - $1 ,200) A-18 : Funding Our Future - Fire Apparatus - (General Fund - $2 ,300 ,000) A-21 : Citywide Equity Plan and Training - (General Fund - $100 ,000) A-22 : Financial Risk Assessment - (General Fund - $100 ,000) A-24 : Gentrification Mitigation Study - (General Fund - $100 ,000) A-25 : IMS Servers, Equipment Upgrades and New Laptops - (General Fund - $340 ,000) A-38 : Utah Housing Preservation Fund - (General Fund - $250 ,000) A-42 : Part A: Coronavirus and Earthquake Employee Expenses Including Overtime, Emergency Pandemic Leave and Related Employee Compensation - (General Fund - $2,000,000) A-42 Part B: Future Coronavirus Emergency-related Expenses - (General Fund - $4,090,000) , which motion carried, all members voted aye (roll call) . (B 20-5) #6 . 8:15:31 PM Continue to accept public comment and consider adopting a resolution that would update and approve the timeline for the City' s 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan as required by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) . The Consolidated Plan details the City's goals and objectives to build healthy and sustainable communities through four federal grants: Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) , Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) , HOME Investment Partnerships, and Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) . View Attachment There were no public comments . Councilmember Johnston moved and Councilmember Dugan seconded to continue the public hearing to a future date, which motion carried, all members voted aye (roll call) . (T 20-1) #7 . 8:16:46 PM Continue to accept public comment regarding the Mayor' s funding recommendations and an appropriations resolution adopting the One-Year Annual Action Plan that includes Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding, HOME Investment Partnership Program funding, Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funding, Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) funding, for Fiscal Year 2020-21 and approving an Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between Salt Lake City and the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) . View Attachment The following spoke about services/benefits for the following CDBG programs : Shannon Cox, Journey of Hope, Maykala Cox, Journey of Hope, Jennifer Campbell, South Valley Services, and Misty Mulkey, Journey of Hope . Comments included serving women coming out of prisons/jails, 20 - 5 MINUTES OF THE SALT LAKE CITY COUNCIL TUESDAY, APRIL 7 , 2020 recidivism rates/issues, working with over 2000 women/families over the past six years, using trained volunteer mentors/survivors, supporting domestic violence survivors, case management services, and keeping women out of shelters/prison. Councilmember Johnston moved and Councilmember Mano seconded to close the public hearing and defer action to a future date, which motion carried, all members voted aye (roll call) . (T 20-1) #8 . 8:18:10 PM Accept public comment regarding Grant Application: 600/700 North (2200 West to 300 West) Frequent Transit Network Improvements (Near Term) - Transit Transportation Investment Fund (TTIF) : Transit Projects, that would fund $228, 000 from the Transit Transportation Investment Fund (TTIF) for the 600/700 North Frequent Transit Network Improvement (Near Term) project. The project installs approximately 20 new bus shelters along 600/700 North from 2200 West to 300 West. View Attachment #9 . Accept public comment regarding Grant Application: 800 East Neighborhood Byway (K Street to Southern Salt Lake City Municipal Boundary) - Transportation Investment Fund (TIF) : Active Transportation Projects - Transit Transportation Investment Fund (TTIF) : First and Last Mile Projects , that would fund $210, 000 from the Transportation Investment Fund (TIF) : Active Transportation Projects and Transit Transportation Investment Fund (TTIF) : First & Last Mile Projects Fund for the 800 East Neighborhood Byway (K Street to southern Salt Lake City municipal boundary) . The project adapts 4. 5 miles of 800 East Street between K Street and the southern municipal boundary of Salt Lake City for preferred bicycle and pedestrian use by improving the crossings of the major roadways. View Attachment #10 . Accept public comment regarding Grant Application: 2100 South/State Street Pedestrian and Bicycle Crossing Improvements - Transit Transportation Investment Fund (TTIF) : First and Last Mile Projects, that would fund $78, 000 from the Transit Transportation Investment Fund (TTIF) : First & Last Mile Projects Fund for 2100 South/State Street Pedestrian and Bicycle Crossing Improvements. This is a collaborative project on the part of Salt Lake City and the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) to implement Frequent Transit Network (FTN) transfer point treatments at the 2100 South/State Street intersection. View Attachment #11 . Accept public comment regarding Grant Application: Utah Certified Local Government Program 2020-21, that would fund $10, 000 from the Utah Division of State History. If awarded, the grant monies would be used to support preservation-related activities including updating 20 - 6 MINUTES OF THE SALT LAKE CITY COUNCIL TUESDAY, APRIL 7, 2020 survey information, nomination applications, and technical preservation training for Planning Division staff. View Attachment #12 . Accept public comment regarding Grant Application: Bureau of Emergency Medical Services (BEMS) - Fire Department FY2020 Annual Per Capita Allocation Grant, request from the Salt Lake City Fire Department for grant monies that will be used to fund medical supplies for the Fire Department. This is an annual grant award based on per capita of population served. The City anticipates receiving between $5, 000 and $7, 000 and expects to receive notification of the allocation amount in July 2020. View Attachment Dave Iltis spoke about grant Items 9 and 10 . Comments included signs identifying neighborhood byways being too small and entire Neighborhood Byway Program needing revamped (similar to Berkley California - large signage, traffic diverters, etc. ) . He said he supported the grants but wanted the City to direct Transportation to develop a solid plan/process for addressing neighborhood byways (current process being totally inadequate/backwards) . Councilmember Rogers moved and Councilmember Valdemoros seconded to close the public hearing and refer Items 8-12 to a future Consent Agenda for action, which motion carried, all members voted aye (roll call) . (B 20-3) QUESTIONS TO THE MAYOR FROM THE CITY COUNCIL 8:20:08 PM There were no questions . COMMENTS TO THE CITY COUNCIL Michael Reed spoke in opposition of the Ellie Planned Development (PLNSUB2019-00963 & 00169) . Comments included incorrect address (overlapping property lines) , residents not understanding proposal, adjusting front door setbacks, racial tension, adjacent property housing people from shelters, threats to close complex if approved, and project needing re-assessment/reduction in size. Dave Iltis said during the current economic crises, many cities across the country were de-activating pedestrian push-buttons at crosswalks and thought the City should do the same . He said they created a public health hazard, were anti-pedestrian, and made intersections more dangerous . He said they should be permanently deactivated (ensuring WALK sign always came on) . Mr. Iltis further spoke about the proposed Parking Master Plan (PMP) . He said there were problems with addressing required bicycle 20 - 7 MINUTES OF THE SALT LAKE CITY COUNCIL TUESDAY, APRIL 7 , 2020 parking requirements/spaces (potential reductions) . He said the Downtown Parking Study (DPS) was commissioned to look at parking issues in downtown but had never been released to the public (should be released) . He said the PMP was not ready to be published/adopted by the Council . POTENTIAL ACTION ITEMS #1 . 8:22:09 PM Adopting an ordinance amending the zoning map pertaining to three parcels of property located at 347, 353 and 359 North 700 West to rezone the parcels from SR-1 Special Development Pattern Residential to RMF-35 Moderate Density Multi-Family Residential pursuant to Petition No. PLNPCM2019-00638 . The request is in anticipation of a multi-family project being constructed at the site. Consideration may be given to rezoning the property to another zoning district with similar characteristics. View Attachment Councilmember Johnston moved and Councilmember Dugan seconded to adopt the ordinance. Councilmember Rogers expressed concerns about approving the proposal during the current economic crisis and wanted to delay action until things returned to normal and the public could come before the full Council and personally present their concerns . Substitute Motion: Councilmember Fowler moved and Councilmember Dugan seconded to defer action to a future meeting, which motion carried, all members voted aye (roll call) . (P 20-5) #2 . 8 :25:09 PM Adopting an ordinance amending the zoning map for the property at 480 East 6th Avenue from Special Development Pattern Residential District (SR-1A) to Small Neighborhood Business District (SNB) pursuant to Petition No. PLNPCM2018-00813 . The proposed rezone is to make the current legal nonconforming commercial use in the 6th Avenue structure conforming and allow for a commercial use in the historically residential structure facing G Street. Consideration may be given to rezoning the property to another zoning district with similar characteristics. View Attachment Councilmember Rogers moved and Councilmember Fowler seconded to defer action to a future meeting, which motion carried, all members voted aye (roll call) . (P 20-6) NEW BUSINESS #1 . 8:26:39 PM Adopting a resolution that would extend the Mayor' s 20 - 8 MINUTES OF THE SALT LAKE CITY COUNCIL TUESDAY, APRIL 7 , 2020 March 10 proclamation declaring a local emergency relating to COVID-19 (coronavirus) . View Attachment Councilmember Fowler moved and Councilmember Johnston seconded to adopt Resolution 5 of 2020, extending a proclamation declaring a local emergency relating to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, which motion carried, all members voted aye (roll call) . (R 20-5) CONSENT 8 :2 7 :3 9 PM Councilmember Fowler moved and Councilmember Johnston seconded to adopt the Consent Agenda, which motion carried, all members voted aye (roll call) . #1 . Setting the date of Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at 7 : 00 p.m. to accept public comment and consider adopting an ordinance that would rezone a parcel at approximately 1172 East Chandler Drive from Open Space District (OS) to Foothills Residential District (FR-3/12 ,000) pursuant to Petition No. PLNPCM2019-00795 . The intent of the rezone is to match the zoning of the property to the east, which is under the same ownership, to allow residential accessory uses on the property after the two lots are combined. Consideration may be given to rezoning the property to another zoning district with similar characteristics. View Attachment (P 20-11) #2 . Approving the appointment of Crystal Young-Otterstrom to the Planning Commission for a term ending April 7, 2024 . View Attachment (I 20-9) #3 . Approving the appointment of Efren Corado to the City and County Building Conservancy and Use Committee for a term ending April 7, 2024 . View Attachment (I 20-10) #4 . Approving the appointment of Kelsey Harrison to the Art Design Board for a term ending April 7, 2023 . View Attachment (I 20-11) #5 . Approving the reappointment of Anne Oliver to the City and County Building Use and Conservancy and Use Committee for a term ending April 7, 2024 . View Attachment (I 20-10) The meeting adjourned at 8 : 29 p .m. 20 - 9 MINUTES OF THE SALT LAKE CITY COUNCIL TUESDAY, APRIL 7 , 2020 C,*i/f GUhaizoli •.... Chris Wharton(May 29,202012:46 MDT) Council Chair Kory Solorio(Jun 1,2020 09:03 MDT) •y 01061Q City Recorder Assistant City Recorder This document is not intended to serve as a full transcript as additional discussion may have been held; please refer to the audio or video for entire content pursuant to Utah Code §52-4-203 (2) (b) . This document along with the digital recording constitute the official minutes of the Salt Lake City Formal Session held April 7, 2020 . sc 20 - 10