Daniel Town Council Meeting
Monday December 3, 2018 at 6:00 PM
Wasatch County Services Building,
Conference Room B
55 South 500 East, Heber City, Utah
Quorum Present: Council members: Mayor Chip Turner, Council members: Jon Blotter, Stefanie Grady and Eric Bunker. Council member John Glodowski excused. Clerk/Recorder Mary Snyder present to take minutes.
Members of the public in attendance: Shelly Bunker, Ryan Taylor, John Weight, Dorothy Zetko, Susan Kohler, Bert Coleman, Scott Coleman, Merry Duggin, Jaq Shindurling, Lynne Shindurling, Sharon Webb, Steve Webb, Robert Armstrong, Jamie McAllister, Mark McAllister, Brett Webb, Jaylene Bassett
1) Public Comment concerning issues (limit 2 minutes):
No public comments were made.
2) BUSINESS LICENSE RENEWALS/APPLICATIONS: Council approved both renewal applications for Ostmann’s Heating and Air and My Berry Own Preschool.
3) APPROVAL OF GENERAL PLAN WITH MODERATE INCOME HOUSING PLAN:
Council member Blotter made a motion to strike items 1, 4, and 5 in the section of Vision of the Moderate -Income Housing Plan, seconded by Council Member Grady. Mayor Turner, Council members Blotter and Grady for and Council member Bunker against. Motion passes.
Council member Blotter made a motion to accept DO 2018-12-3, Moderate Housing Plan, striking items 1, 4, and 5 in the section of the Vision of the Moderate-Income Housing plan, seconded by Council member Grady. All members in favor.
4) DISCUSSION OF WEBB PROPERTY:
Susan Webb Kohler was present to represent on behalf of Blaine and Juanita Webb, property located at 315 West 3000 South, 15.34-acre parcel behind the existing Webb home. They have a purchaser that would like to have a home and barn on the property. The family is requesting the property be grandfathered as a lot of record.
A packet was provided to the Council and Mayor Turner stated that before approving to accept the grandfathering of the property, that the packet would need to be reviewed. He also stated that it would be going against the Town Code in multiple ways and could lead to further issues in the future.
Mrs. Kohler stated that she has letters in the packet from Wasatch County Zoning as well as Wasatch County Fire Marshall, and they would write them a lot of record if it was in their jurisdiction. She stated that once the Town approves, that they would combine the two parcels into one and have it recorded with the county. At this time, the lot is non-conforming due to the frontage of the property. Mrs. Kohler stated that there is 32 feet frontage.
Council member Grady made a motion to review packet and continue to January.
Council member Bunker seconded the motion. Mayor Tuner, Council member Bunker and Grady in favor. Council member Blotter against.
Due to the time sensitivity because of a pending sale, Council will hold a Work Meeting to be schedule for December 19, 2018 at 6pm, if the room is available. Clerk/Recorder Mary Snyder stated that she would notify the applicant and Council first thing in the morning, if the room is available.
5) PLANNING DEPARTMENT REPORTS, VIOLATIONS, & ENFORCEMENT:
6) DISCUSS WATER MANAGER SALARY:
The Mayor had a discussion with Water Manager Gary Walton, and at this time he wishes not to have an increase in wages and is happy with the way that it currently is being handled.
7) DANIEL MUNICIPAL WATER:
Mayor Turner announced the hiring of Shelly Bunker as the new Water Secretary. He also requested Mrs. Snyder to send out notification to the other applicants thanking them for interest and that the applications will remain on file for six months.
Robert Armstrong was present to discuss extending the water line on Mill Road in front of his property 200 feet. Ryan Taylor stated that the Master Plan indicates that the extension will occur at some point. Mr. Armstrong would be willing to pay in lieu of water impact fees, which would include an additional of one new meter and relocating the existing.
8) STORM HAVEN WATER:
Dorothy Zetko was present to discuss a water leak issue that she has had over the last several months at the location 4418 Tammy Lane. She has paid all the overages, but at this time she has an open balance of $238.55.
Council member Grady made a motion to forgive the balance of $238.55, seconded by Council member Blotter. All members in favor.
9) APPROVAL OF COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES: November 5, 2018
Council member Bunker made a motion to accept the November 5, 2018 minutes, seconded by Council member Blotter. All members in favor.
10) RECORDERS OFFICE: WARRANTS APPROVAL, ANNOUNCEMENTS, ETC.
Council member made a motion to approve the warrants, seconded by Council member Blotter. All members in favor.
a) GILBERT & STEWART: Audit FY 2017-18
Council member Bunker made a motion to accept the Engagement Letter up to the $3500.00 engagement fee, seconded by Council member Blotter. All members in favor.
Council member Grady made a motion to close regular session and enter closed session for legal issues at 7:36pm, seconded by Council member Blotter. All members in favor.
11) CLOSED SESSION: Legal issues
Council member Grady made a motion to end the closed session and return to regular session at 7:56pm, seconded by Council member Blotter. All in favor.
Council member Bunker made a motion to adjourn at 7:58, seconded by Council member Grady. All members in favor.