Daniel Town Council Work Meeting
Monday February 1, 2021@ 6 PM
Wasatch County Service Complex,
55 S 500 E, Conference Room B
Heber City, UT 84032
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Town Council Quorum: Mayor Chip Turner, Council members: Eric Bunker, John Glodowski and Stefanie Grady and Merry Duggin. Clerk Mary Snyder present.
Member of public: Shelly Bunker (Daniel Water Secretary), Ryan Taylor (T-O Engineers)
ONLINE: Pam Skinner, Kaylie Gordon, Lisa Dinga
The meeting was called to order at 6:00 PM by Mayor Turner.
1) PUBLIC COMMENT:
No public comments were made.
Due to technical difficulties getting the system set up, Mayor Turner skipped to #3.
2) DISCUSSION of POSSIBLE APPROVAL: Joe Gordon Lot line adjustment:
The Gordon’s are looking for a final approval of the lot line adjustment for parcel number 14-7756 and 14-7764.
Council member Duggin made a motion to approve the lot line adjustment per parcels 14-7756 and 14-7764, seconded by Council member Grady.
Council member Bunker asked about the address showing Daniels Road and not 3000 South. Ryan Taylor stated that he will make sure that it is corrected per the mylar.
Motion stands. FOR: Mayor Turner, Council members: Bunker, Duggin, Glodowski and Grady.
3) WATER PRESENTATION: Mayor Turner:
Mayor Turner provide a packet of information. The Town has applied for a bond with the Division of Drinking Water.
The project would consist of a new water tank, pump station with piping and upgrades that would consolidate the Storm Haven and Daniel Municipal Water Systems. The total project is $5,792,000, Town of Daniel would contribute $100,000 for a requesting loan amount of $5,692,000. Utah Drinking Water Bond authorized a loan for $5,692,000 at 0.00% interest for 30-year term with $1,700,000 in principal that would be forgiven for a repayable loan value of $3,992,000, with conditions of resolving deficiencies on their IPS Report. The Town would need to look at a rate increase to $86.32 monthly per user to cover the bond repayment. This figure is based on the Median Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI), in which the town commissioned an independent income survey and found the MAGI of $45,700. Mayor Turner offered to send the proposal document to the Council members to review for discussion at a future meeting.
4) FRAUD RISK ASSESSMENT:
Clerk Mary Snyder provided a packet which included separation of duties, Fraud Risk Assessment and several templates from the State Auditor’s office that coincided with the Fraud Risk Assessment that could be used to draft a policy and procedure for the town.
After a review of the items, the policies and procedures were assigned to quorum members to review and revise for the next meeting to possibly adopt as the Town’s procedures.
Council member Duggin stated that per the State Auditor’s office, there is a training that all members should be taking every 4 years while in office. Council member Duggin and Grady completed this recently and provided Clerk Snyder a copy of their certificates for personnel files.
5) BUSINESS LICENSES:
RENEWALS: Classic Beauty Supply, Givens Grooming, Out West Accounting, Ostmann Enterprises
Council member Glodowski made a motion to approve all renewal business licenses, seconded by Council member Duggin. FOR: Mayor Turner, Council members: Bunker, Duggin, Glodowski, and Grady.
6) DANIEL MUNICIPAL WATER:
Water Secretary Shelly Bunker stated that things are going well. She had six overdue accounts and has narrowed it to three. She also has been receiving phone calls and texts from angry citizens. Council member Duggin has asked her to keep a record of those types of phone calls and texts.
Mayor Turner stated that he had talked to Gary Walton- Water Manager and he has indicated that soon there are about 12 meters that will need to have the battery register replaced.
7) STORM HAVE WATER:
8) APPROVAL of COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES: January 1, 2021
Council member Duggin stated that she had a few corrections. Second page second paragraph to add “expenditure” to approved project and “revenue to Class C Road Funds. Under number 5, spelling correction of “Assessor”.
Council member Glodowski made a motion to approve the meeting minutes for January 1, 2020 with referenced corrections by Council member Duggin, seconded by Council member Grady. FOR: Mayor Turner, Council members: Bunker, Glodowski, Grady and Duggin.
9) RECORDERS OFFICE: Warrants approval, announcements, etc.
Council member Grady made a motion to approve the warrants, seconded by Council member Duggin.
Council member Bunker asked about the payroll for Gary and Val for both water systems and the number behind the month referenced. Clerk Snyder indicated that it was referencing December 2020 and January 2021. He also indicated that he has some issues with T-O Engineers billing and will work with Mr. Taylor to get it resolved.
Motion stands. FOR: Mayor Turner, Council members: Bunker, Grady, Duggin and Glodowski.
Clerk Snyder provided an update concerning the computer status and set up by Execu-Tech. She further stated that once the email migration takes place that everyone will need to completely stay out of Town emails until it is completed.
Council members Bunker and Duggin provided updates of the recent Interlocal Meeting.
Council member Bunker addressed a formal written complaint about barking dogs. He asked council how they would like to proceed with the complaint. Mayor Turner stated that the town needs to do its due diligence of process and investigate the issue. Council member Bunker also addressed the Town Code stating that there is no limit of the number of dogs that a person can own, but if a person has more then 4 in their care, custody and control they are required to have a kennel permit issued by the town.
10) POSSIBLE CLOSED SESSION:
No closed session was held.
Council member Bunker made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Council member Glodowski. For: Mayor Turner, Council members Bunker, Grady, Duggin and Glodowski.
Meeting adjourned at 8:18 PM