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THE WEST VALLEY CITY COUNCIL MET IN STUDY SESSION ON TUESDAY, MAY 11,
2004, AT 5:00 P.M., IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS, WEST VALLEY CITY HALL, 3600
CONSTITUTION BOULEVARD, WEST VALLEY CITY, UTAH. THE MEETING WAS
CALLED TO ORDER BY MAYOR NORDFELT.

THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS WERE PRESENT:

            Dennis J. Nordfelt
            Russ Brooks
            Carolynn Burt
            Joel Coleman
            Barbara Thomas
            Steve Vincent

            Wayne Pyle, City Manager
            Sheri McKendrick, City Recorder

ABSENT:     Margaret K. Peterson

STAFF PRESENT:

            Paul Isaac, Assistant City Manager
            Kevin Astill, Parks and Recreation Director
            Russell Willardson, Public Works Director
            Van Summers, Fire Chief
            Joseph Moore, CED Director
            Richard Catten, Acting City Attorney
            Roger Olson, Acting Finance Director
            Craig Gibson, Acting Chief of Police
            Tammy Kikuchi, Administration

1.   OPENING CEREMONY
     The Opening Ceremony was conducted by Russ Brooks who discussed the Police
     Department awards luncheon held last week. He also shared some light hearted stories
     about police officers.

2.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF JOINT CITY COUNCIL/PLANNING
     COMMISSION MEETING AND COUNCIL STUDY MEETING HELD APRIL 13,
     2004
     The Council read and considered the Minutes of the Joint City Council/Planning
     Commission Meeting and Council Study Meeting held April 13, 2004. There were no
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     changes, corrections or deletions. After discussion, Councilmember Coleman moved to
     approve the Minutes of the Joint City Council/Planning Commission Meeting and
     Council Study Meeting held April 13, 2004, as written. Councilmember Vincent
     seconded the motion.

     A roll call vote was taken:

     Mr. Vincent                   Yes
     Mr. Brooks                    Yes
     Mr. Coleman                   Yes
     Ms. Burt                      Yes
     Ms. Thomas                    Yes
     Mayor Nordfelt                Yes

     Unanimous.

3.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL STUDY MEETING HELD
     APRIL 27, 2004
     The Council read and considered the Minutes of the Council Study Meeting held April
     27, 2004. There were no changes, corrections or deletions. After discussion,
     Councilmember Coleman moved to approve the Minutes of the Council Study Meeting
     held April 27, 2004, as written. Councilmember Vincent seconded the motion.

     A roll call vote was taken:

     Mr. Vincent                   Yes
     Mr. Brooks                    Yes
     Mr. Coleman                   Yes
     Ms. Burt                      Yes
     Ms. Thomas                    Yes
     Mayor Nordfelt                Yes

     Unanimous.

4.   COMMUNICATIONS:
     A.  COUNCIL UPDATE
         City Manager, Wayne Pyle, stated the Council had previously received a
         Memorandum outlining upcoming meetings and events as follows: May 14,
         2004: Gloria Film Festival Performance, UCCC Amphitheater; May 15, 2004:
         Cambodian Festival, UCCC; May 15, 2004: First Day of Planting at Community
         Ethnic Garden, UCCC; May 18, 2004: Council Study Meeting, 5:00 P.M.,
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     Regular Council Meeting, 6:30 P.M.; May 20, 2004: Chamber West General
     Membership Meeting – Streamlined Sales Tax, West Ridge Clubhouse, 11:45
     A.M.; May 20-24, 2004: Utah Calligraphic Artists, UCCC; May 20–June 14,
     2004: Scottish Treasures & History, UCCC Gallery; May 20-June 14, 2004: Man
     in Flight, UCCC Crossroads; May 22, 2004: Fiesta Olmeca, UCCC, 6:00 P.M.–
     Midnight; May 25, 2004: Council Study Meeting, 5:00 P.M.; May 31, 2004:
     Memorial Day Holiday – City Hall closed; June 1, 2004: Council Study Meeting,
     5:00 P.M., Regular Council Meeting, 6:30 P.M.; June 5, 2004: West Valley
     Symphony Concert, Granger High School, 8:00 P.M.; June 8, 2004: Council
     Study Meeting, 5:00 P.M.; June 10, 2004: ChamberWest Golf Classic 2004, West
     Ridge Golf Course, 8:00 A.M.; June 15, 2004: Council Study Meeting, 5:00 P.M.,
     Regular Council Meeting, 6:30 P.M.; June 18, 2004: Gloria Film Festival
     Performance, UCCC Amphitheater; June 18–July 30, 2004: Quilts of Diversity,
     Utah Quilting Guild Exhibit, UCCC; June 19, 2004: Single Adults Dance Night,
     UCCC; June 22, 2004: Council Study Meeting, 5:00 P.M.; June 24-26, 2004:
     WestFest International Festival, Centennial Park; June 28 & 29, 2004: Council
     Field Trip to Dallas, Texas, to review mass transit; July 5, 2004: Independence
     Day Holiday – City Hall closed; July 8-10, 2004: Arts Council’s International
     Folk Arts Festival, UCCC; and August 3–September 1, 2004: Utah Sculptors
     Traveling Show, UCCC.

B.   CHRISTOPHER               ROYBAL,           ECONOMIC            DEVELOPMENT
     CORPORATION OF UTAH
     City Manager, Wayne Pyle, introduced Christopher Roybal, President and CEO,
     and Lynn Pett, Community Relations Consultant, of the Economic Development
     Corporation of Utah (EDCU). Mr. Roybal gave a presentation regarding EDCU’s
     activities and also distributed a packet of written information to members of the
     City Council. He discussed the history and background of the organization and
     stated it was a public/private partnership, a non-profit corporation, with a current
     board of trustees from the public and private sector. He discussed EDCU’s
     mission and also provided information regarding investors involved in the
     organization. He also discussed recruitment projects, both office and indus trial.
     Mr. Roybal stated they were pleased with the way things were going right now
     and had received more inquiries the previous quarter than in the last year. He also
     indicated EDCU assisted with real estate site searches and labor comparisons.

     Mr. Roybal discussed a new company that would take 50,000 square feet of
     existing office space in a building located in Lake Park Corporate Center in West
     Valley City. He stated that company had looked at many different sites and really
     liked the one at Lake Park. He stated, fortunately, the company had chosen Utah
     and West Valley City over California, and eventually there would be over 400
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employees at salaries of over $40,000 per year. Mr. Roybal further reported
Verizon was also expanding in Lake Park and would be adding about 600 jobs.
He stated Verizon liked the location as well as the workforce and would expand
and consolidate operations in West Valley City.

He discussed a list of current projects as listed in the packet of information and
stated there was a good mix of businesses looking at Utah at the present time and
there were more prospects in the “pipeline.” Mr. Roybal indicated there were
many projects and EDCU desired West Valley City to bid on as many as possible.
He further indicated West Valley City was currently bidding on one project and
would appreciate the City’s staff to continuing to submit bids on future projects.
He stated the City could not win all bids; but should continue to pursue projects as
what might work for one community might not work for another.

Mr. Roybal also discussed existing businesses and stated two mailings had been
sent out in West Valley City, Salt Lake County and other communities to let them
know what resources were available from EDCU. He stated there had been a high
response to those mailings and EDCU would continue to partner with the City and
desired to target businesses the City desired to entertain. He also indicated they
would like to see existing businesses expand and grow.

He discussed economic research resources available in the EDCU library and
indicated that information would be useful to the City along with businesses
looking to locate in the area. He talked about economic models, vendors,
demographic data, and marketing, all included in the library information. He
stated, as an investor, West Valley City would be welcome to utilize their staff
and resources in that regard.

During the presentation, Mr. Roybal answered questions from members of the
City Council. He stated EDCU wanted to make certain the City was utilizing
their investment to the fullest extent and they desired to be a resource to the City.
He also stated EDCU had a good relationship with West Valley City staff and that
staff was well informed and aggressive in responding to bids. He indicated they
would welcome feedback on how to improve and better interface with City staff.
Mr. Roybal further stated EDCU desired to have information about in- house
issues and how they could be of assistance. City Manager, Wayne Pyle,
suggested Mr. Roybal meet with CED Department staff on a regular basis for
updates regarding information about the City. Mr. Roybal stated he would be
happy to do that as they were sometimes not aware of current or potential City
projects. Mayor Nordfelt suggested EDCU be involved in planning of the City
Center, the next phase of Lake Park, and the 5600 West Corridor.
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     Mr. Roybal stated a copy of an action plan and the last annual report had been
     included in the packet previously distributed. He suggested members of the City
     Council review the information and provide feedback if desired. He also
     mentioned the outreach marketing program and target areas on which they had
     focused.

     He further discussed EDCU’s participation in national and regional real estate
     conferences. Mr. Roybal stated at the request of some cities, they had participated
     in the ICSC Convention in Last Vegas to help with retail initiatives, and they
     would also have a booth in that event this year. He indicated they had not
     conducted direct outreach recruitment for retail; but could provide third party
     assistance.

     Mr. Lynn Pett stated he had been involved with EDCU for quite some time
     working in the government relations area after he had decided not to run for
     another term as Mayor of Murray City. Mr. Pett stated some Councilmembers
     had questioned the investment and membership in EDCU. He indicated all cities
     relied on the success of cities around them and investments in EDCU helped their
     city as well as others. He indicated involvement in EDCU would help the
     economy in the State of Utah by providing jobs and bringing in new business to
     both cities and rural areas.

     Mr. Roybal and Mr. Pett thanked the City Council for the opportunity to discuss
     issues with them and extended an invitation to visit their office to meet staff and
     take advantage of EDCU resources. Mayor Nordfelt also invited members of the
     City Council to accompany him to EDCU Executive Committee meetings if they
     so desired.

     The City Council expressed appreciation to Mr. Roybal and Mr. Pett for the
     information provided.

C.   REVIEW DAN JONES SURVEY QUESTIONS
     City Manager, Wayne Pyle, stated draft questions had been previously distributed
     to members of the City Council regarding a Dan Jones Survey. Mr. Pyle
     requested the City Council study those questions and submit any recommended
     changes or additions to him. He stated this survey would differ from previous
     surveys as there were new questions regarding issues such as recycling and
     UTOPIA not included in the previous surveys. The City Council briefly studied
     and reviewed the draft questions and City Manager, Wayne Pyle, responded to
     various questions and comments.
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     D.     INVITATIONS TO FIESTA OLMECA AND EVENTS SCHEDULED MAY
            22, 2004
            Assistance City Manager, Paul Isaac, distributed invitations to Fiesta Olmeca and
            discussed events and activities planned for May 22, 2004. Mr. Isaac stated the
            Governor of Veracruz, Mexico, Governor of Utah, and other dignitaries would be
            in attendance. He discussed the Olmec Head being given to West Valley City by
            Veracruz, Mexico. He provided an update on transportation of the Olmec Head
            from Mexico to West Valley City. He reported there were only three heads in the
            United States and one would be located in West Valley City. Upon discussion,
            members of the City Council indicated this was, indeed, an important event for
            West Valley City and they were looking forward to that occasion.

5.   PUBLIC HEARINGS SCHEDULED FOR MAY 18, 2004:
     A.   APPLICATION NO. SV-1-2004, KEN BARSON, SCHULER AVENUE
          STREET VACATION, VACATING THE EASTERLY 191.58 FEET OF
          SCHULER AVENUE LOCATED AT APPROXIMATELY 7000 WEST,
          ORDINANCE NO. 04-24
          City Manager, Wayne Pyle, discussed Application No. SV-1-2004, filed by Ken
          Barson, and proposed Ordinance No. 04-24, requesting street vacation of the
          easterly 191.58 feet of Schuler Avenue located at approximately 7000 West. Mr.
          Pyle stated the street vacation would be critical to the design of the proposed
          Beagley Subdivision presently being reviewed by the Planning Commission. He
          further stated during the design phase of the Beagley Subdivision, Mr. Barson and
          City staff had agreed the east end of Schuler Avenue should be vacated to provide
          for a better street system in that area of the City. The City Manager reported
          currently Shuler Avenue terminated at the east boundary of the East Magna Plat A
          Subdivision. Because property to the east was zoned manufacturing; it did not
          make sense to continue the residential street further east. The street vacation
          would provide a looped water and street system which would connect to 7200
          West on the north side of the Riter Canal. The proposed vacation would also
          provide better access for the Cross Towne Trail System to be platted as part of the
          subdivision. CED Director, Joseph Moore, further reviewed the application, plat
          map and proposed ordinance. He also answered questions from members of the
          City Council. The City Manager stated a public hearing had been scheduled for
          the Council to hear and consider public comments. The City Counc il will hold a
          public hearing regarding Application No. SV-1-2004 and consider proposed
          Ordinance No. 04-24 at the Regular Council Meeting scheduled May 18, 2004, at
          6:30 P.M.
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B.   APPLICATION NO. Z-4-2004, ROB GULBRANDSEN, AMEND ZONING
     MAP FROM ZONE R-1-8 (RESIDENTIAL, SINGLE-FAMILY, MINIMUM
     8,000 SQ. FT. LOT SIZE) TO ZONE R-1-7 (RESIDENTIAL, SINGLE-
     FAMILY, MINIMUM 7,000 SQ. FT. LOT SIZE), APPROXIMATELY 4505
     SOUTH 5600 WEST, ORDINANCE NO. 04-25
     City Manager, Wayne Pyle, discussed Application No. Z-4-2004, filed by Rob
     Gulbrandsen, and proposed Ordinance No. 04-25 which would amend the Zoning
     Map from zone R-1-8 (Residential, Single-Family, minimum 8,000 sq. ft. lot size)
     to zone R-1-7 (Residential, Single-Family, minimum 7,000 sq. ft. lot size) for
     property located at approximately 4505 South 5600 West. Mr. Pyle stated the
     application was for 6.6 acres and the subject parcel was currently zoned R-1-8,
     single- family residential with a minimum lot size of 8,000 sq. ft., with a General
     Plan land use classification of low density residential. He indicated the density
     proposed in the applicant’s preliminary layout did not exceed four units per acre;
     therefore, a General Plan change would not be necessary. The City Manager
     indicated surrounding zones included R-1-7 to the north and east, R-1-8 to the
     south and manufacturing (M) on the west. Neighboring uses included single-
     family on the east, south and a portion of the north, a Salt Lake County Health
     building and records building to the west, and a vacant parcel on the remaining
     north portion. City Manager, Wayne Pyle, stated a letter of opposition received
     from Bert Davis had been included in the Council’s information packet. CED
     Director, Joseph Moore, further reviewed the application, plat map and proposed
     ordinance. He also answered questions from members of the City Council.

     Upon discussion, members of the City Council expressed concerns regarding this
     subdivision being land locked; traffic and access; an R-1-7 would be less than the
     current zoning; there being no access for children to walk to school; and other
     issues.

     CED Director, Joseph Moore, stated the applicant was in attendance at the Study
     Meeting and was listening to Council’s concerns regarding this application.

     Upon further discussion, members of the City Council indicated they would like
     to hear from the applicant regarding the issues mentioned. Rob Gulbrandsen,
     applicant, stated this was a difficult parcel and the R-1-7 zone would allow for
     more attractive shaped lots. He stated all lots were built-out in the neighborhood;
     but he would be willing to try to contact adjacent property owners to determine if
     there would be some way to provide pedestrian access. He indicated he was
     attempting to find something that fit in the neighborhood; but there was a limit to
     what he could accomplish.
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            Upon further discussion, members of the City Council requested clarification
            regarding issues in Mr. Davis’ letter and staff’s response.

            The City Manager stated a public hearing had been scheduled for the Council to
            hear and consider public comments. The City Council will hold a public hearing
            regarding Application No. Z-4-2004 and consider proposed Ordinance No. 04-25
            at the Regular Council Meeting scheduled May 18, 2004, at 6:30 P.M.

6.   RESOLUTION NO. 04-73, APPROVE DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT WITH
     WESTRIDGE PROPERTIES, LLC, FOR APPROXIMATELY 8.87 ACRES OF
     LAND BEING DEVELOPED IN THE VICINITY OF 4505 SOUTH 5600 WEST
     (APPLICATION NO. Z-4-2004)
     City Manager, Wayne Pyle, discussed proposed Resolution No. 04-73 which would
     approve a Development Agreement with Westridge Properties, LLC, for approximately
     8.87 acres of land being developed in the vicinity of 4505 South 5600 West. Mr. Pyle
     stated the Application Z-4-2004, which was previously discussed by the City Council,
     requested re- zoning of 6.6 acres from R-1-8 (Single-Family Residential, minimum lot
     size 8,000 sq. ft.) to R-1-7 (Single-Family Residential, minimum lot size 7,000 sq. ft.).
     He further stated City ordinances required a development agreement for all new
     subdivisions involving a re-zoning of property. He indicated an applicant could choose
     between having a minimum house size of 1,500 square feet for both ramblers and multi-
     levels, with 35% masonry on the exteriors, or an average house size of 1,500 square feet
     if the quality of the home and the amount of masonry exterior finish materials was
     increased. In the subject application, Westridge Properties, LLC, had chosen the second
     option. The City Manager reported and summarized terms and requirements of the
     development agreement as follows: 1) A landscaped entry feature along 5600 West; 2)
     Vinyl fencing along portions of the west and south borders; 3) Builder installed
     landscaping in the front and side yards; 4) An average house size of 1,500 square feet; 5)
     100% masonry exteriors on all homes; 6) A minimum roof pitch of 5/12; 7) Trim around
     windows and doors; and 8) Front porches on at least 20% of the homes. CED Director,
     Joseph Moore, answered questions from members of the City Council. The City Council
     will consider proposed Resolution No. 04-73 at the Regular Council Meeting scheduled
     May 18, 2004, at 6:30 P.M.

7.   RESOLUTION NO. 04-74, APPROVE AMENDMENT TO DEVELOPMENT
     AGREEMENT WITH COLOSIMO BROTHERS, LLC, FOR LAND BEING
     DEVELOPED IN THE VICINITY OF 1300 WEST 3300 SOUTH
     City Manager, Wayne Pyle, discussed proposed Resolution No. 04-74 which would
     approve an amendment to the Development Agreement with Colosimo Brothers, LLC,
     for land being developed in the vicinity of 1300 West 3300 South. Mr. Pyle stated the
     Colosimo Brothers, LLC, would like to change their site plan for the 40 condominium
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     units previously approved as part of a mixed use development at 1200 West and 3300
     South near the Jordan River. In the previous site plan, three buildings had been shown
     with architecture similar to the rest of the complex. He indicated the development
     agreement required the condominiums be underway before the last certificate of
     occupancy was given in the apartment section of the development. Mr. Pyle stated
     Colosimo Brothers had determined through a market study that in a mixed use setting it
     would be helpful to distinguish the condominiums from the apartments. To do that, they
     had suggested instead of the three 2.5 story buildings previously pla nned, one five story
     building would be seen as a unique element within their development. He indicated their
     proposal was to place the 40 condominium units in one building on four floors with the
     first floor partially underground, to be used as a secured parking garage. The units would
     be 1,000 to 1,200 square feet and all would have two bedrooms. He further stated
     interior access would include an elevator. CED Director, Joseph Moore, reviewed terms
     of the proposed agreement, and displayed the site plan and conceptual drawings,
     including elevations of the proposed building to be four stories with below ground
     parking level. He also answered questions from members of the City Council. The City
     Council will consider proposed Resolution No. 04-74 at the Regular Council Meeting
     scheduled May 18, 2004, at 6:30 P.M.

8.   RESOLUTION NO. 04-75, APPROVE AMENDMENT TO DEVELOPMENT
     AGREEMENT WITH ANDERSON DEVELOPMENT, LC, FOR LAND BEING
     DEVELOPED IN THE VICINITY OF 4610 TO 4448 SOUTH AND 6000 WEST
     City Manager, Wayne Pyle, discussed proposed Resolution No. 04-75 which would
     approve an amendment to the Development Agreement with Anderson Development, LC,
     for land being developed in the vicinity of 4610 to 4488 South and 6000 West. Mr. Pyle
     stated as part of the approval for the re-zoning application, the City Council had required
     a development agreement to set standards for a group of single- family houses in the
     subject project. He distributed written information showing one word, “entertainment,”
     added to the proposed language. Mr. Pyle answered questions from members of the City
     Council. The City Council will consider proposed Resolution No. 04-75 at the Regular
     Council Meeting scheduled May 18, 2004, at 6:30 P.M.

9.   RESOLUTION NO. 04-76, ACCEPT PUBLIC SIDEWALK AND LIGHTING
     EASEMENT FROM THE FRANK DOMICHEL AND ANN A. DOMICHEL
     LIVING TRUST ON PROPERTY FRONTING REDWOOD ROAD
     City Manager, Wayne Pyle, discussed proposed Resolution No. 04-76 which would
     accept a Public Sidewalk and Lighting Easement from the Frank Domichel and Ann A.
     Domichel Living Trust on property fronting Redwood Road. Mr. Pyle stated the subject
     easement was regarding a new Beto’s Restaurant located within the Redwood Road
     Overlay Zone which required wider park strips, sidewalks and sidewalk lighting along
     the street frontage. He also indicated as the proposed sidewalk and lighting fell outside
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      the public right-of-way on private property, a public sidewalk and lighting easement had
      been required as a condition of approval. The City Manager answered questions from
      members of the City Council. The City Council will consider proposed Resolution No.
      04-76 at the Regular Council Meeting scheduled May 18, 2004, at 6:30 P.M.

10.   RESOLUTION NO. 04-77, AWARD BID AND CONTRACT TO MILLER
      PAVING, INC., FOR THE 3100 SOUTH 7200 WEST INTERSECTION
      IMPROVEMENT PROJECT
      City Manager, Wayne Pyle, discussed proposed Resolution No. 04-77 which would
      award a bid and authorize a contract with Miller Paving, Inc. for the 3100 South 7200
      West Intersection Improvement Project. Mr. Pyle stated bids had been solicited and
      seven had been received as follows: 1) Miller Paving: $89,266.00; 2) Cunningham
      Construction: $91,773.00; 3) Connexco, Inc.: $93,325.00; 4) Western Quality Concrete:
      $95,844.00; 5) Lyndon Jones Construction: $96,455.00; 6) Workman Construction:
      $98,975.31; and 7) H.E. Davis: $125,415.50. Mr. Pyle stated the lowest responsible bid
      had been received by Miller Paving, Inc. in the amount of $89,266.00. He reported
      construction would consist of installation of approximately 350 feet of half width of
      roadway (26 feet of asphalt pavement, curb and gutter, and six foot concrete sidewalk).
      He stated the project included roadway excavation, site clearing and demolition, 132 feet
      of concrete pipe and drainage structures. Public Works Director, Russell Willardson,
      further discussed the proposal and answered questions from members of the City
      Council. The City Council will consider proposed Resolution No.04-77 at the Regular
      Council Meeting scheduled May 18, 2004, at 6:30 P.M.

11.   RESOLUTION NO. 04-78, AUTHORIZE PURCHASE OF FORENSIC VIDEO
      ANALYSIS EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE FROM OCEAN SYSTEMS, INC.,
      FOR USE BY THE FORENSICS SECTION OF THE POLICE DEPARTMENT
      City Manager, Wayne Pyle, discussed proposed Resolution No. 04-78 which would
      authorize purchase of forensic video analysis equipment and software from Ocean
      Systems, Inc. in the amount of $48,273.00 for use by the forensics section of the Police
      Department. Mr. Pyle stated the subject resolution would authorize purchase of
      equipment to allow the forensic section to analyze (e.g., magnify, enhance, restore,
      recover, clarify and store) video evidence submitted to that section during criminal
      investigations and in preparation of criminal prosecutions. The desired software and
      computer equipment from Ocean Systems would enable the Police Department to analyze
      video evidence submitted such as victim’s surveillance video tapes, in-car police video
      tapes and surveillance video shot by investigators in preparation from criminal
      investigations and prosecutions. He also reported, at the present time, any videotape
      submitted to the Police Department for analysis in a criminal investigation had to be
      “outsourced” to a private firm or to the State Crime Lab. The City Manager stated the
      proposed purchase would be financed in full with 2003 Homeland Security Grant monies.
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      He also stated there would be no matching monies required from the City. The State
      Office of Homeland Security had already awarded the funds to West Valley City and the
      Finance Department was in possession of those monies. All necessary training of
      forensic personnel had also been included in the purchase price. Acting Chief of Police,
      Craig Gibson, explained how the equipment and software would be used and answered
      questions from members of the City Council. The City Council will consider proposed
      Resolution No.04-78 at the Regular Council Meeting scheduled May 18, 2004, at 6:30
      P.M.

12.   ADDITIONAL COMMUNICATIONS/COUNCIL COMMITTEE REPORTS:
      A.   DISCUSSION REGARDING LANDSCAPING AT MOBILE HOME PARK
           NEAR KINGSPOINTE SUBDIVISION
           The City Council discussed concerns brought up during the citizen comment
           period at the Regular Council Meeting held May 4, 2004, regarding landscaping
           at the mobile park near the Kingspointe Subdivision. Members of the City
           Council indicated they had visited the area in question and some members made
           comments regarding their observations. City Manager, Wayne Pyle, stated he
           also had looked at the area and requested clarification regarding the definition of
           landscaping and requirements in the City ordinance. CED Director, Joseph
           Moore, stated staff was presently researching files of Salt Lake County that
           showed approval of the mobile home park to determine what requirements had
           been imposed. Councilmember Burt stated one strip of land belonged to the City
           and needed to be cleaned up. City Manager, Wayne Pyle, indicated ownership
           would be determined as well as the definition of landscaping and then staff would
           follow-up regarding this matter. Members of the City Council indicated the
           complaining citizen should be contacted regarding the City’s response to this
           issue. Mayor Nordfelt stated he would be willing to undertake a service project to
           improve the appearance of the City-owned property in that area.

      B.     MAYOR DENNIS NORDFELT - CARD FROM VIETNAMESE
             ASSOCIATION OF UTAH
             Mayor Nordfelt distributed a thank you card to the City Council from the
             Vietnamese Association of Utah.

      C.     COUNCILMEMBER              BARBARA         THOMAS         –      SATELLITE
             CONFERENCE REGARDING DIABETES, CARDIO VASCULAR RISK,
             ETC.; WEST NILE VIRUS POSTERS; MOSQUITO REPELLENTS
             Councilmember Thomas discussed a satellite conference to be held the upcoming
             week regarding diabetes, cardio vascular risk, and other medical issues. She
             indicated the desire was to involve communities and encourage more activity
             among residents.
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     Councilmember Thomas reported IASIS, owner of Pioneer Valley Hospital, was
     being bought out by Texas Pacific Group for $1.4 billion dollars. She stated no
     changes in staff or operations at Pioneer Hospital were expected.

     She indicated posters were available for display regarding the West Nile Virus
     and also information regarding effectiveness of mosquito repellents with the
     compound Deet.

D.   COUNCILMEMBER JOEL COLEMAN – STORM WATER ADVISORY
     BOARD MEETING
     Councilmember Coleman stated he would attend the Storm Water Advisory
     Board meeting the following week.

E.   COUNCILMEMBER STEVE VINCENT – SALT LAKE CITY PACKET
     REGARDING            RESOLVING         ORDINANCE          PROBLEMS        WITH
     NEIGHBORHOODS; SKATE PARK
     Councilmember Vincent informed the Council that Salt Lake City had developed
     a packet for their residents regarding resolving ordinance problems within
     neighborhoods. He suggested a copy be obtained to determine if West Valley
     City could utilize some of that information or possibly implement a similar
     program. City Manager, Wayne Pyle, stated he would instruct staff to obtain a
     copy of the packet. The City Manager also reported staff had been pursuing a
     grant to assist in this regard which had recently been approved by the Legislature
     through Senator Evans.

     Councilmember Vincent reported Salt Lake County would be interested in
     assisting with building a skate park in West Valley City.

F.   COUNCILMEMBER RUSS BROOKS – EXCHANGE CLUB
     Councilmember Brooks informed the Exchange Club of West Valley was not
     meeting at the present time as they had found difficulty in keeping the
     organization going. He indicated another attempt would be made later in the year.

G.   MAYOR DENNIS NORDFELT – HUD PROPERTIES
     Mayor Nordfelt reported Senator Evans was making an effort through contacts
     with HUD to facilitate vacant properties owned by HUD being turned over to
     West Valley City or Salt Lake City for $1.00 per property. He expressed his
     opinion this would be a good idea and suggested staff contact Senator Evans
     regarding this issue. City Manager, Wayne Pyle, instructed CED Director, Joseph
     Moore, and staff to follow up regarding this matter.
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H.   COUNCILMEMBER BARBARA THOMAS – PARADE FLOAT
     Councilmember Thomas inquired as the City was not planning to enter a float in
     the parade this year would there be a need to have a parade at all.
     Councilmember Burt stated other cities had floats. Councilmember Coleman
     stated WestFest and the Chamber sponsored both parades held in West Valley
     City. Councilmember Thomas stated there was a lot of exposure gained from a
     City float. Councilmember Vincent stated he did not really care about entering a
     float in the Days of ’47 Parade; but he would like to see an inexpensive float
     representing West Valley City participate in some of the other community parades
     this season. City Manager, Wayne Pyle, stated overtime wage costs were the
     overriding issue. Councilmember Thomas stated it was hard to transport floats to
     parades without a police escort which meant personnel costs. Councilmember
     Burt stated participants had been encouraged to be in both parades – WestFest and
     Christmas. Councilmember Thomas stated it was the presumption that both
     parades should be sponsored by West Valley City; but businesses should
     participate.    Councilmember Vincent indicated the Days of ’47 Parade
     requirements greatly increased the cost of floats. Mayor Nordfelt stated this was
     not a core service to provide to citizens and the manpower cost was high. He
     indicated positions and services were being cut or eliminated; therefore, a float
     did not seem necessary. Councilmember Vincent stated a business should be
     found to sponsor the float and the City could still provide personnel to assist in
     transporting and driving the float. City Manager, Wayne Pyle, further discussed
     overtime costs and stated those costs came directly from the operating budgets of
     participating departments. He indicated staff would explore the cost of only
     participating in the City parades. Councilmember Thomas stated a year should be
     tried without a float. Mayor Nordfelt stated if circumstances changed the City
     might be able to fund a float next year. Councilmember Brooks indicated he
     would rather have the fireworks display than a float as that was what the residents
     expected. City Manager, Wayne Pyle, stated Kevin Conde’ had been lining up
     sponsors to fund the fireworks display and negotiating a better deal with the
     fireworks vendor. Councilmember Vincent stated the WestFest Committee had
     also been working on contacting potential sponsors. City Manager, Wayne Pyle,
     expressed a need to put more of a burden on the WestFest Committee to find
     sponsors and obtain grants for this event.

I.   CITY MANAGER, WAYNE PYLE - FIELD TRIP TO OGDEN CITY
     REGARDING INTERMODAL CENTER
     City Manager, Wayne Pyle, discussed a tentative date a field trip to the Ogden
     Intermodal Center on June 22, 2004, combined with the Council Study Meeting.
     Mr. Pyle stated the Planning Commission would also be invited to participate in
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             that field trip. Upon inquiry regarding time, the City Council indicated they could
             meet for the field trip as early as 3:00 P.M. on that date.

      J.     CITY MANAGER, WAYNE PYLE - UPDATE REGARDING ECONOMIC
             DEVELOPMENT AND CONTACTS; MEETINGS WITH PROPERTY
             OWNERS IN CITY CENTER REDEVELOPMENT AREA; MOUNTAIN
             VIEW CORRIDER NEIGHBORHOOD MEETING
             City Manager, Wayne Pyle, updated the City Council regarding economic
             development efforts and contacts made to date.

             Mr. Pyle requested CED Director, Joseph Moore, provide an update regarding
             meetings with property owners in the City Center Redevelopment Area. Mr.
             Moore reported the meetings had been positive with many people in attendance
             with a lot of interest in the City Center concept. He indicated the following night
             there would be another meeting for property owners within 300 feet of the project
             area.

             He also indicated the Mountain View Corridor neighborhood meeting had been
             scheduled for May 20, 2004, at 6:30 PM. at City Hall.

13.   MOTION FOR EXECUTIVE SESSION
      After discussion, Councilmember Burt moved to adjourn and reconvene in an Executive
      Session for discussion of litigation matters and professional competency of an individual.
      Councilmember Thomas seconded the motion.

      A roll call vote was taken:

      Mr. Vincent                   Yes
      Mr. Brooks                    Yes
      Mr. Coleman                   Yes
      Ms. Burt                      Yes
      Ms. Thomas                    Yes
      Mayor Nordfelt                Yes

      Unanimous.


THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS OF THE WEST VALLEY CITY COUNCIL, THE
STUDY MEETING OF TUESDAY, MAY 11, 2004, WAS ADJOURNED AT 8:05 P.M., BY
MAYOR NORDFELT.
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THE WEST VALLEY CITY COUNCIL MET IN AN EXECUTIVE SESSION ON TUESDAY,
MAY 11, 2004, AT 8:12 P.M., IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS, WEST VALLEY CITY
HALL, 3600 CONSTITUTION BOULEVARD, WEST VALLEY CITY, UTAH. THE
MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY MAYOR NORDFELT.

THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS WERE PRESENT:

           Dennis J. Nordfelt
           Russ Brooks
           Carolynn Burt
           Joel Coleman
           Barbara Thomas
           Steve Vincent

           Wayne Pyle, City Manager
           Sheri McKendrick, City Recorder

ABSENT:    Margaret K. Peterson

STAFF PRESENT:

           Paul Isaac, Assistant City Manager
           Joseph Moore, CED Director
           Richard Catten, Acting City Attorney



     See Executive Session Minutes – May 11, 2004   (Protected Record)


THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS OF THE WEST VALLEY CITY COUNCIL, THE
EXECUTIVE SESSION OF TUESDAY, MAY 11, 2004, WAS ADJOURNED AT 8:35 P.M.,
BY MAYOR NORDFELT.
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                                  SWORN STATEMENT

       As the Mayor, I presided at a closed meeting of the West Valley City Council on May 11,
2004. Pursuant to Section 52-4-7.5 Utah Code annotated, 1953 as amended, I hereby sign this
sworn statement and affirm that the sole purpose for closing the meeting was to discuss the
character, professional competence, or physical or mental health of an individual.


       SWORN to this _________ day of ____________________, 2004.




                                           ____________________________
                                           MAYOR

ATTEST:



________________________
City Recorder




       I hereby certify the foregoing to be a true, accurate and complete record of the
proceedings of the Council Study Meeting and Executive Session held May 11, 2004.



                                                  _____________________________
                                                  Sheri McKendrick, CMC
                                                  City Recorder

								
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