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02/12/2008 - Minutes PROCEEDINGS OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12 , 2008 The City Council of Salt Lake City, Utah, met in Regular Session on Tuesday, February 12, 2008, at 7 : 00 p.m. in Room 315, City Council Chambers, City County Building, 451 South State . The following Council Members were present: Carlton Christensen Van Turner Eric Jergensen Jill Remington Love JT Martin Luke Garrott Soren Simonsen Cindy Gust-Jenson, Executive Council Director; Edwin Rutan, City Attorney; Mayor Ralph Becker; David Everitt, Mayor' s Chief of Staff; and Scott Crandall, Deputy City Recorder; were present. Councilmember Love presided at and Councilmember Turner conducted the meeting. OPENING CEREMONY #1 . 7:19:24PM The Council led the Pledge of Allegiance . #2 . 7:19:50 PM Councilmember Simonsen moved and Councilmember Christensen seconded to approve the minutes of the Salt Lake City Council meeting held February 5 , 2008, which motion carried, all members voted aye . (M 08-3) #3. 7:20:15PM Consider adopting a ceremonial resolution supporting the award of the Department of Defense contract for Air Force Aerial Tankers to an American Company. Councilmember Martin read the resolution. View Resolution Councilmember Martin moved and Councilmember Christensen seconded to adopt Resolution 6 of 2008 . Councilmember Christensen said outdated aircraft needed to be replaced and felt it was important to utilize American companies . He said this was a critical element for national defense and could provide a significant opportunity to the local economy. Councilmember Turner called for the question, which motion carried, all members voted aye . (R 08-1) QUESTIONS TO THE MAYOR FROM THE CITY COUNCIL 7:23:53PM 08 - 17 PROCEEDINGS OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12 , 2008 Councilmember Simonsen said the March issue of Popular Science listed the top 50 environmental cities in the United States . He said Salt Lake was number 36, which left room for improvement. He said Portland, Oregon was first with half of its power coming from renewable resources, one quarter of its work force commuting by bike, car pool and public transportation and 35 buildings certified by the U. S . Green Building Council . He said he hoped Salt Lake would continue to grow/develop into one of the top great American cities as well . Councilmember Christensen asked Mr. Everitt to tell the Mayor he and his family attended the open house at the Fisher Mansion. He said there was a strong turn out and wanted to commend the organizers . He said he felt this was a good way to introduce the project to the public and thought people left with a favorable impression about the project. Councilmember Love said she was contacted by constituents who wanted to schedule more open houses . She said the two-hour block made it difficult for a lot of people to attend. Mr. Everitt said he would inform the Mayor. COMMENTS TO THE CITY COUNCIL 7:27:22 PM Ken Bush spoke concerning privatization of public education and the Mayor' s proposal for an education partner. Douglas Cotant spoke concerning the removal of bus service along 700 East and 200 South. UNFINISHED BUSINESS #1 . RE: 7:32:45 PM Setting the protest hearing date of April 1, 2008 at 7 : 00 p.m. and consider adopting a resolution to (a) finance the cost of certain infrastructure improvements consisting of sidewalk, pavement, storm drainage and water main improvements, and all other miscellaneous work necessary to complete the improvements in a proper and workmanlike manner; (b) defray the cost and expenses of improvements by assessments to be levied against the properties benefited by such improvements; and (c) provide Notice of Intention to designate assessment area to authorize such improvements and to fix a time and place for protest against such improvements or the designation of said assessment area; and related matters . (Sidewalk Replacement (SAA) Job No. 102145 and Lyman Court (SAA) Job No. 102146) View Attachments Councilmember Love moved and Councilmember Jergensen seconded to adopt Resolution 7 of 2008, which motion carried, all members voted aye . (Q 08-3) 08 - 18 PROCEEDINGS OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12 , 2008 #2 . RE: 7:33:42PM Adopting a resolution authorizing the issuance and confirming the sale of up to $20, 000, 000 aggregate principal amount of Water and Sewer Improvement and Refunding Revenue Bonds, Series 2008 of the City; authorizing the execution and delivery of certain documents relating to such bonds; and providing for related matters . View Attachments Councilmember Christensen moved and Councilmember Garrott seconded to adopt Resolution 5 of 2008, which motion carried, all members voted aye . (Q 08-2) #3. RE: 7:34:25 PM Adopting an ordinance vacating portions of three City streets as part of the proposed City Creek Center project pursuant to Petition No. 400-06-38 . (City Creek Reserve, Inc. ) View Attachments This item was pulled. (P 07-7) #4 . RE: 7:34:31 PM Adopting a resolution authorizing Salt Lake City to accept the State of Utah, Department of Natural Resources, Division of Parks and Recreation Trails and Pathways Federal Funding Grant for the purpose of continuing the Jordan River Parkway Trail from Rose Park Golf Course to Redwood Road. (This item was inadvertently excluded from Budget Amendment No. 2) View Attachments Councilmember Jergensen moved and Councilmember Christensen seconded to adopt Resolution 8 of 2008, which motion carried, all members voted aye . (C 08-87) CONSENT AGENDA 7:35:00 PM Councilmember Christensen moved and Councilmember Love seconded to approve the Consent Agenda, which motion carried, all members voted aye . #1 . RE: Adopting Resolution 9 of 2008 authorizing the approval of an interlocal cooperation agreement between Salt Lake City Corporation and Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) for the preconstruction and construction reimbursement agreement regarding the Jordan River Parkway Gadsby/North Temple Trail Head, Project No . STP- LC35 (141) . View Attachments (C 05-88) The meeting adjourned at 7 : 35 p.m. 08 - 19 PROCEEDINGS OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2008 This document along with the digital recording constitute the official minutes of the City Council Regular Session meeting held February 12, 2008 . sc 08 - 20