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03/14/2022 - Minutes MINUTES FROM THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT & CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS BOARD MEETING(CDCIP) Monday, March 14, 2022 5:30pm 1. Board Members Board Members Not Present Brooke Young, Chair Rich Nazzaro Heidi Steed, Co-Chair Jake Skog Loree Hagen Jenny Bonk Jason Motley Elke Opsahl, by phone Alyson Genovese Staff Present Kalli Ruiz, CAN Staff Rachel Molinari, CAN Staff Tammy Hunsaker, CAN Staff Ben Luedtke, Council Staff JP Goates, Public Services Kristin Riker, Public Lands Tyler Murdock, Public Lands Katherine Maus, Public Lands Constituents Present Tina Bagley, David Berg, Turner Bitton, Ralph Becker, Cherish Clark, Jake Billitteri, Georgina Griffith-Yates, Dave Alderman, Marcus Wright, John Matern, David Galvan, Christy Johnson,Nathan Paxman, Gilberto Rejon Magana, 2. Approval of the Minutes Ms. Hagen made a motion to approve the minutes from the February 28, 2022 meeting. Ms. Steed seconded the motion. Due to her absence Ms. Genovese abstained. The minutes were approved. 3. Business A. Welcome & Introductions Ms. Young welcomed the CDCIP members and City staff and opened the meeting on March 14, 2022, at 5:41 pm. Individual introductions were offered by the Board and staff. B. Questions & Discussions on Proposed CIP Projects Constituent Parks & Public Lands Applications: 900 South River Park Soccer Field: Ms. Hagen questioned the need for a new soccer park within proximity of the nearby field at Jordan Park. Mr. Murdock stated the field at 900 South River Park is not a full-sized soccer field and staff had helped tailor the request to fit the needs of the constituent group who submitted the proposal. He added that the group works closely with the Glendale and Poplar Grove youth soccer leagues and is trying to make this location a permanent home for soccer activities. Mr. Bitton said the request for soccer fields in these neighborhoods was significant when discussing their community planning efforts last year. Ms. Young asked if parking would be difficult given the location. Mr. Murdock said there was no parking considerations within the proposal but that the parking lot was rehabilitated last year and includes roughly 25 spots. Mr. Skog questioned if the changes to the field would alter the irrigation systems or maintenance in any way. Mr. Murdock explained that this project would not require a change to the irrigation of the field. Gateway Triangle Property Park: Ms. Young asked if there was coordination between the constituents requesting funding in the Folsom Trail due to the multiple submissions for this area. Mr. Murdock said there was a lot of community interest in the Folsom Corridor, hence the reason for multiple submissions. He added that another constituent request replicated that of an internal Parks Department application to better the chances of receiving funding. Mr. Murdock stated that this submission focuses more on property adjacent to the trail and for an open space concept and does not involve landscaping. Mr. Becker added the Folsom Trail goes through the north end of the property and used to be fenced off. However, that now the fence is gone allowing an opportunity to finish the elements of the trail as it relates to tying it into the adjacent property. Jefferson Park Walking Path: Ms. Young voiced concern over this proposals lack of completed supporting materials, stating that all documents indicated were marked "TBD". Mr. Wright stated that he thought Ms. Maus had access to the application and would be uploading the materials. Ms. Ruiz stated that she received the budget document for this proposal from Ms. Maus and that the CIP team would upload the document to Dropbox. She said they would also work with Ms. Maus and the constituent to provide a map and images. Lindsey Gardens Natural Springs Pollinator Garden: Ms. Bonk asked how maintenance would factor into the cost of this project. Mr. Murdock said that often the entire scale of a project is unknown until the design phase. He added that the Parks Department asks for maintenance funding every year in its Annual Budget for new properties or amenities. Ms. Bonk stated that some of the constituent requests are for maintenance of parks that have not been maintained by the City for many years. Mr. Murdock replied that these projects would fall under funding for deferred maintenance. Ms. Bagley said this proposal was modeled after a garden at Fairmont Park and replicating that properties level of maintenance could be used for comparison purposes. She added that daylighting the spring could act as a teaching tool for children. Madsen Park Renewal: Ms. Hagen asked if this project would refurbish the park or change its use. She said she was concerned about the state of disrepair many City owned parks are experiencing. Mr. Murdock explained that the department has a backlog of deferred maintenance projects because the need exceeds available funding. Mr. Luedtke added that lack of funding is not a new situation or unique to the Parks Department. He explained that after the recession, the City's budgets for maintenance had been cut and for many years is the City has still been working to catch up. Ms. Maus said this project would not change the use of the park but did include a new fenced in dog park as well as funding for design and public engagement. Ms. Clark stated that this park had recently been closed for 60 days because of crime in the area. She added that it was critical to the neighborhood to reactivate it for its intended use. Rose Park Community Pump Track: Mr. Motley asked how the 9-Line Bike Park was part of the "Westside". Mr. Murdock stated that the 9-Line Bike Park is a City run facility located on the border of Glendale and Poplar Grove so the constituent is seeking an additional facility in Rose Park. Ms. Young asked if grant funding had already been secured or if this project would need to receive CIP funding to obtain the grant. Mr. Murdock explained that $100,000 grant had been secured from the Governor's Office of Economic Development(GOED), but the project was not funded by the City last year and therefore is resubmitting for CIP funding to cover the cost of an asphalt pump track. Ms. Young questioned opportunities to partially fund this project. Mr. Murdock stated the constituents were willing to consider a dirt pump track which is less expensive than asphalt but would still need matching funds to complete the project. He explained that a dirt track involved higher levels of maintenance and lower access because of a higher skill level involved in riding on a dirt track as opposed to asphalt. 337 S 400 E Pocket Park Improvement: Mr. Motley inquired as to why the City would be responsible for damage caused by a construction company. Mr. Murdock explained that the adjacent construction had blocked sunlight from hitting this portion of the park and therefore this Wasatch Gardens' space was unusable due to the excessive shade. Ms. Riker clarified that the construction company did not damage the property,but rather the structure limited the amount of sunlight. Mr. Skog asked if the constituent had approached the developer and if they were willing to provide a funding solution to brighten the space. Mr. Billitteri explained that the purpose of this application is to engage the community and determine the necessary next steps to activate the space verses constructing a new park. Reopen Dinwoody Park as a Public Park: Ms. Hagen inquired about the history of the park including if it was once a public park, who uses and maintains it now, and why it had been closed. Mr. Murdock explained that the park has been in the Department's inventory since 1975 and was built and constructed by the City's Redevelopment Agency(RDA). He said the Parks and Public Lands Department does not maintain it because it is leased to the adjacent business owner as patio space. Mr. Berg stated that he believes the park was closed to the public around 1993 and wishes to see it open again. He added that the Brown Bag Concert Series was started in this park. Ms. Riker said that she could check with Real Estate Services concerning the restaurant lease and forward any information to the Board. Mr. Skog expressed understanding of the need for downtown parks but questioned if the Fire or Police Departments were consulted for feedback on how to open the park to benefit the public while limiting criminal activity. Mr. Murdock stated that there have not been discussions with the Police Department. He acknowledged the need to consider their input on how to redesign the space as a public park, in a meaningful way that encourages positive use where people feel safe. Mr. Murdock mentioned the new Park Ranger Program in urban districts that will help educate and provide a presence in the parks. He said that the program would be in operation by the end of the year. First Encampment Park: Mrs. Johnson explained that the park has historical value and adds green space to the neighborhood, but that it is starting to show its age after 25 years. She said she would like to see improvements made to the park to make it more accessible for groups and wants to improve the efficiency of the sprinkler systems. Mr. Skog asked if there had been any park updates in the past. Mr. Murdock stated there had not. Ms. Johnson said she knew of no City funds that were ever received for infrastructure improvements, but that volunteers have currently maintained the park. Folsom Trail-Request on behalf of River District Business Alliance: Ms. Bonk asked for the historical background on this project. Mr. Murdock explained that the City is finishing construction on the Folsom Trail which connects the Rio Grande Front Runner Station to 1000 West in the Fairpark neighborhood. He added that Utah Transit Authority (UTA) was leading the project and there was a lack of funding for landscaping. The constituents submitted this proposal to add landscaping. Mr. Murdock stated the Parks Department has also submitted a CIP proposal for landscaping the Folsom Trail. He noted that the constituents were concerned the internal application might not receive funding and therefore submitted a duplicate request. Mr. Galvan stated that the Folsom Trail has been included in five City Master Plans and has had the support of numerous Mayors and City Councils over the years which indicates a high priority for the project, although it has yet to be finalized. Mr. Galvan noted that there has been a significant amount of activity in the area that will increase the number of residents who will benefit from this project. Jordan River Peace Labyrinth Park Improvements: Ms. Young asked if there were additional ideas for the park besides the Peace Labyrinth. Mr. Rejon-Magna explained that he wanted to enhance and beautify the park and clean the river of garbage and pollution while preserving its Indigenous history. He said his organization received a$17,000 grant that is slated to go towards phase one of the project this Spring/Summer. Mr. Murdock stated that the grant money is far from enough to implement these improvements thus the reason for the larger funding request from CIP. Neighborhood Identification Equity Project: Ms. Hagen questioned whether the Sugar House portion of this proposal was related the many other projects taking place in the area. Mr. Murdock said he did not believe it was related to the on/off ramp construction currently taking place. Ms. Hunsaker clarified that the Sugar House portion is UDOT owned and therefore ineligible, whereas the Westside request is City owned property and remains eligible. Ms. Ruiz echoed Ms. Hunsaker stating that it had been determined that the 1300 East elements are not eligible because they are not City owned assets and added that the CIP Team will investigate this matter further and provide the Board with updates. Mr. Bitton stated that the community council is currently in the process of performing a survey on the pocket park and will be distributing door hangers throughout the neighborhood to gather support on the vision for the project. He noted that the community would like to keep the commerce aspect in place and add an established entrance to Glendale. Replace Fairpark Tennis Courts with New Sports Court: Ms. Clark explained that the tennis courts are in poor condition and are not ADA accessible. She noted that because the nearby Riverside Park has tennis courts, she would like to see courts for sports such as pickleball at this location. Ms. Clark also said she would like to see a water fountain, benches, and lights added to activate the park and add dignity to the neighborhood. SLC Cemetery Infrastructure Repairs: Ms. Young asked if the Parks Department also planned on submitting a proposal for cemetery infrastructure as it has done in the past. Mr. Murdock stated that the Department decided not to submit an internal application for cemetery roads this year and is looking into alternative funding sources moving forward. He added that the Department did submit a proposal for another cemetery project and an asset renewal proposal for asphalt in multiple locations. Mr. Alderman said he was unaware an internal cemetery proposal was not submitted, and his original intent was to show support for the needed improvements. He said developing an organization to help raise funds was included in the Cemetery Master Plan and work has begun. Mr. Alderman explained that he was speaking on behalf of that organization, "Friends of the Cemetery", who had participated in cleanup efforts after Memorial Day to ensure anything left in the cemetery does not end up in landfills. Taufer Park Revamp: Mr. Motley stated that this proposal looked as if it was alluding to food trucks but did not see that specifically stated anywhere in the proposal. He asked if there were currently food trucks in the park or if the plan was to reactivate the park to include them. Mr. Murdock said they worked with this constituent on initial ideas for the community engagement and conceptual design because there are numerous options on how to activate the park. He said that there were currently no food trucks in the park. Welcome Signage: Ms. Young asked if there were more locations other than the 900 W 900 S that the proposal focused on. Mr. Murdock explained that additional locations were proposed, however staff decided to focus on this particular location because the cost of signage in the right-of-way is expensive. Ms. Bonk inquired if the requested amount would only cover the signage at one location. Mr. Murdock said yes that he anticipated only being able to fulfill the signage at one location with the $500,000 in funding. However, he noted that additional locations would be considered during the design phase. 1200 East Median, Raise Curb, new irrigation, new tree planting: Ms. Young questioned if this was a duplicate of a prior year proposal. Ms. Ruiz confirmed that this proposal was also submitted last year. Mr. Murdock said that this proposal faces the same challenges and high costs for work done in a right-of-way and therefore would implement whatever would be feasible up to the $500,000 CIP budget limit. Mountain Dell Disc Golf Course: Ms. Hagen asked which hole of the golf course the disc golf course would be located near and if there would be enough parking in the area for the increased traffic it would generate. Mr. Matern was unsure about the specific location but stated that there were 68 parking stalls and a picnic area currently available. He added that a parking study would likely be required to determine feasibility. Mr. Murdock agreed that a parking study would be necessary, and that the Department would work with the golf course to determine the safety of the corridor. Mr. Paxman stated that they were hoping to utilize this space next to the golf course because it is difficult to find enough land in the city to play on. He noted that the sport became widely popular during the pandemic and every facility in the County is now being utilized. Mr. Matern said disc golf is a sport with low costs for any economic background. Rose Park Neighborhood Center Community Garden: Ms. Griffith-Yates explained that the space had potential to be a community garden located near high density housing in the Rose Park area. She stated the need for greenspace that could be utilized for self-sustaining practices like growing your own food. Ms. Bonk said she appreciated the financial accuracy of the request. C. Overview&Expectations of next meeting Anchor Location Update Ms. Young thanked the constituents for attending the meeting and for their proposals. Ms. Ruiz stated that the next meeting on March 21, 2022 would cover the internal Parks and Public Lands submissions and would be held at an anchor location for anyone wanting to attend there,but virtual access for those who would like to remain participating online. She said the Board would be receiving more detailed information from the CIP team via email concerning the upcoming meeting. Ms. Ruiz thanked the constituents and the Parks Department staff for their collaboration on constituent submissions. 4. Adjournment There being no further business. Ms. Genovese made a motion to adjourn. Ms. Bonk seconded the motion. The meeting was adjourned at 7:14pm. x gk %e ra ff Brooke Young(Apr 12, 2208:38 MDT) CDCIP Board Chair This document along with the digital recording constitute the official minutes of the CDCIP Board meeting held March 14, 2022. CDCIP Minutes 03. 14.2022 Final Audit Report 2022-04-12 Created: 2022-04-07 By: Rachel Molinari(rachel.molinari@slcgov.com) Status: Signed Transaction ID: CBJCHBCAABAADrwD-GbomHN4V8TrCHSL2UFdg2qHzNQu "CDCIP Minutes 03. 14.2022" History Document created by Rachel Molinari (rachel.molinari@slcgov.com) 2022-04-07-6:28:31 PM GMT Document emailed to Brooke Young (broyou@gmail.com)for signature 2022-04-07-6:28:56 PM GMT ,t Email viewed by Brooke Young (broyou@gmail.com) 2022-04-12-2:38:13 PM GMT Document e-signed by Brooke Young (broyou@gmail.com) Signature Date:2022-04-12-2:38:33 PM GMT-Time Source:server O Agreement completed. 2022-04-12-2:38:33 PM GMT Powered by I F Adobe Acrobat Sign