Daniel Town Council Meeting
Monday May 6, 2019, 6 pm
Wasatch County Service Complex,
Conference Room B
55 S 500 E, Heber City, UT 84032
Town Council Quorum: Mayor Chip Turner, Council members, John Glodowski, Eric Bunker, Jon Blotter. Council member Stefanie Grady excused. Clerk Mary Snyder present for minutes.
Member of public: Shelly Bunker, Merry Duggin, Lynne Shindurling, Ryan Taylor, Bob Allen (Mountainland Association of Government), Jeremy Brown (UDOT)
1) PUBLIC COMMENT:
Merry Duggin stated that she is a member of the Fire Advisory board. There will be a meeting on May 9th, 2019 at 6PM, located at the Senior Center to discuss Wildland Fire Preparedness.
She also stated that there are two (2) Council members positions that up for re-election this coming November. Any candidates that wish to run, need to have application(s) in between June 1st and June 7th. Lynne Shindurling stated that due to June 1st being a Saturday, the open dates are June 3rd to June 7th.
Myrna Vernon was present to discuss her water bill. She stated that early last winter it was discovered that she had a water leak, but due to the snow she was unable to get it repaired. As of current, the water line has been fixed. She had made arrangements throughout the winter to pay the high usage and has asked council for some assistance with outstanding bill that is owed. Water Secretary Shelly Bunker stated she in good faith has remained current with the arrangements and is currently owing around $900.00. Mayor Turner stated that they have made accommodation for others in the past and asked Council for direction in the matter. Council member Blotter stated that the leak is now resolved, she had made arrangements and paid on time and stated that he feels the remaining balance should be forgiven.
Council member Blotter made a motion to forgive the remaining balance and bring account current, seconded by Council member Glodowski. All members in favor.
2) MOUNTAINLAND ASSOCIATION of GOVERNMENT: Transportation Plan Update
Bob Allen with Mountainland Association of Government and Jeremy Brown with Utah Department of Transportation were present to discuss the Transportation Plan, 2020-2050 update in theory.
3) BUSINESS LICENSES: New & Renewals:
NEW: Wasatchback Rentals, waiting on Suburban Propane to renew their outstanding business license, as well as Wasatch County Health Department and Wasatch County Fire Department to complete their approvals before a new license can be issued to this business.
High Mountain Waste Management dba Bumper Dump, has not had a license within the town. This type of business does not fit into the Home Occupation Code and the applicant is currently in the process of requesting a zone change.
Council member Bunker made a motion to continue Wasatchback Rentals and High Mountain Waste Management; to proceed to issues ABC Steel dba Kimball Roofing, Daniel Creek Construction, Adam Knight Plumbing renewals as well as JJ’s Clean Day, Driving Force, LLC, new business licenses. This was seconded by Council member Blotter. All members in favor.
4) TEMPORARY MORATORIUM of CONDITIONAL USES:
Council member Bunker asked for a recommendation from Council to take to Planning, regarding a temporary moratorium of Condition Uses in all zones for the next six months to allow time for review. All current application in process would still be honored.
Council member Blotter made a motion to place a temporary moratorium of all conditional uses in all zones for the next six months, seconded by Council member Glodowski. All members in favor.
5) REAPPOINTMENT of AIRPORT COMMITTEE MEMBER:
Mayor Turner asked if Council had suggestions for Town representation of an Airport Committee member. Council member Blotter suggested Mick Kohler. Council member Bunker suggested of Rob Shellenburger. Mayor Turner will be making some phone calls to see if either would be interested.
6) PLANNING DEPARTMENT REPORT, VIOLATIONS, AND ENFORCEMENT:
7) DISCUSSION ACQUISITION of DANIEL WATER SHARES:
Merry Duggin stated that her neighbor, Tim Clark, would like to lease two (2) or three (3) water shares, if anyone was aware of someone that would be willing to lease. Lynne Shindurling stated that she feels that someone should possibly talk to Judith Degan to make her aware of the issue.
8) DANIEL MUNICIPAL WATER:
Water Secretary Shelly Bunker stated that there is a resident with a major water leak that has continued high usage, but they are continuing to pay accordingly.
She also stated that they have had an issue with meter reads when trying to download into Pelorus. They have determined at this time that the issue stems from Master Meter and not being able to download to the system. At this time, they have gone back to downloading the information through drop box. She also stated that the billing for the month has went out late due to the issue.
9) STORM HAVEN WATER:
Shelley Bunker stated that Amelia Pays with TO-Engineers has been on top of the water sampling and wanted to extend her appreciation.
Ryan Taylor with TO-Engineers stated that within the next few weeks, the drilling for the new water system will begin. He also recommended with the next billing cycle to send a notice to residents int the Storm Haven area, that work will begin and will operate around the clock.
10) APPROVAL of COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES: April 1, 2019 & April 10, 2019:
Council member Blotter made a motion to approve April 1, 2019 meeting minutes and to include on item eight (8): Motion to hold a question in May 10, 2019 minutes. This was seconded by Council member Glodowski. All member in favor.
Council member Blotter made a motion to approve the April 10, 2019 meeting minutes; seconded by Council member Glodowski. All members in favor.
11) RECORDER’S OFFICE: Warrants approval, announcements, etc:
Council member Blotter made a motion to approve the warrants and include payroll for Gary Walton and Val Davis. This was seconded by Council member Glodowski. All members in favor.
Council member Blotter made a motion to end regular session and enter closed session at 7:49PM, seconded by Council member Glodowski. All members in favor.
12) POSSIBLE CLOSED SESSION: Legal issues, Property acquisition
Council member Glodowski made a motion to end closed session and re-enter regular session, seconded by Council member Blotter at 8:26PM. All members in favor.
Council member Glodowski made a motion to adjourn at 8:38PM, seconded by Council member Blotter. All members in favor.