Daniel Town Planning Meeting
Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 at 7:00 PM
A quorum is present: Chairman Bunker, Commissioners Grose, Binkerd, Skinner, Smith, Weight, and Norris are present.
Public members present are Ryan of Epic Engineering and Shawn Seager.
Chairman Bunker called the meeting to order at 7:03 p.m.
- Public comment concerning any issue not on the agenda.
Commissioner Smith made a motion to adjust the agenda by moving to item 4, which was seconded by Commissioner Norris. The vote was unanimous and item 4 was taken out of order.
- Corridor preservation agreement – discussion and possible action
Shawn Seager: Director, Regional Planning Department: Mountainland Association of Governments gave an overview of the road changes proposed by UDOT along the 3000 South & Highway 189 corridor. It would include a stop light at the junction of 189 & 3000 South. They have several specialists working on the planning of this corridor and are close to a final version. UDOT is thinking of re-installing the deceleration and acceleration lanes along the entrance/exit of 3000 South and Highway 189.
Commissioner Norris recommends that the town council look at the corridor preservation as presented by Shawn Seager. The Planning Commission is in favor of this plan. Commissioner Weight seconded the motion, the vote was unanimous and the motion carried.
- Road standards – addition of new road standards to D.T.C.
Ryan of Epic Engineering and the Planning Commissioners looked over the current town codes concerning road standards and accepted the changes Ryan proposed with the addition that sidewalks will be four (4) feet wide.
Commissioner Weight recommends that the Town Council accept the changes made to road standards as presented by Ryan at the meeting tonight with the addition that the sidewalks will be four feet (4’) wide. Commissioner Binkerd seconded the motion. The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.
- Planning Commission terms and schedule for 2016
DR 2013.06-10a. Planning Commission seats open for 2016 are 1, 2, & 3 Gary Weight, Pam Skinner, & Jaye Binkerd.
- Update on culinary water issues
Chairman Bunker passed around the results of water tests for the Commissioners to look over.
- Flag lots- Council initiated look at the inclusion of flag lots in the Town code
Commissioner Binkerd gave each Commissioner a paper containing the Flag Lots town code. They discussed each line of the current town code and made changes accordingly.
Commissioner Skinner moved to recommend to the Town Council to accept and approve the flag lot standards as outlined with Commissioner Binkerd seconding. The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.
- Non-Conforming uses
There have been problems concerning commercial businesses, dumpsters, people living in trailers, etc. within our town’s boundaries.
Commissioner Binkerd moved to continue this item to the next meeting with Commissioner Grose seconding. The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.
- Daniel Irrigation request for easement
Ryan Taylor presented a proposal for the Storm Haven Water Company Irrigation Easement.
Commissioner Weight moved to recommend to the Town Council to grant the easement for the Daniel pipeline with the following changes: limit the width to 25 feet uphill from the center line of the pipe and 10 feet downhill from the center line of the pipe and relinquish the old canal easement when the pipeline is complete. Limit the easement to a single irrigation pipeline. No Laterals. Will not interfere with the existing town facilities including those within the easement. Non-exclusive shared easement. Commissioner Norris seconded the motion, the vote was unanimous and the motion carried.
- Approval of minutes from August 19, 2015
After two changes were made, Commissioner Binkerd moved to approve the minutes of 19 August 2015 with Commissioner Skinner seconding. The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.
Commissioner Smith moved to adjourn with Commissioner Skinner seconding. The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.
Kathy-Jo Percy, Secretary