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Elwood Town Council Meeting

September 10, 2019

 

The Elwood Town Council met at the Elwood Town Hall, 5235 West 8800 North, Elwood, Utah, at 7:00, September 10, 2019. The following members were present consisting of a quorum.

 

                Keenan Nelson            Mayor                          Amy Griffin                Councilmember

           Jon Howard               Councilmember         Mike Pace                    Councilmember

                    

Staff present at this meeting

 

Gina Marble                Town Clerk

Steve Woerner            Public Works Director

 

Others present at this meeting

 

Mark Lay        Judd Hamson     Hagen Gardner       Darren Herbst             Jess Daniels                

WELCOME

 

ADMINISTRATION

 

Councilmember Nelson was absent.

 

Minutes for Aug 13, 2019 town council meetings was presented for approval.

 

Councilmember Pace made a motion to approve the minutes for Aug 13, 2019. Councilmember Griffin seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Item#1            Nuisance Ordinance-Mayor Nelson asked Gina to look at other nuisance ordinance. This one is from Garland City, I would like you to look over it and have the Planning Commission look at it as well.

 

Item#2   Elwood Drainage District-Mayor Nelson stated that Elwood Town is working as we are the district, when things happen the town is being called. Elwood citizens are paying for the drain lines to be fixed. Mayor Nelson stated that he would like to dissolve the district and have the town take it over. The district don’t cover all the drain lines in town anyways. The Mayor asked the council to think about it, the council agreed to look into.

 

Item#3   Darren Herbst-Irrigation Culvert issue-Mr. Herbst approached the town council regarding an irrigation culvert, he stated that it got smashed and he can’t get his water. Mayor Nelson said he met with him and looked at the culvert and he wants to move it and that would require him to cut the road. Mayor Nelson stated that the homeowner is reasonable to replace the culvert and the road and put it back to our standards. Mayor Nelson also suggested to talk to his neighbor and ditch company to get approval to move the culvert and the head gate. The council is ok with him moving it or replacing the culvert.

 

Item#4   Planning Commission- Judd reported to the council, the planning commission have a public hearing regarding the animal ordinance they got real good feedback from the public. Mayor Nelson asked them to define what a farm animal is and the point system is not going to control the waste. Councilmember Pace asked them to drop the word special on the title in the ordinance. Judd stated that Elwood Crossing still in working on the process. Mayor Nelson thanked him for his work.

 

Item#5   Animal Control Report-Hagen had nothing to report.

 

Item#6   Sheriff’s Department Report- Officer Blauer was not present.

 

WATER

 

               Mayor Nelson asked Gina to report on the information regarding a secondary water system. Gina stated that Tremonton said their project was 7 to 15 million and there was no grant money out there for the secondary water system at this time.

 

             Steve Woerner had nothing to report.

 

SEWER           

 

               Steve Woerner had nothing to report.

 

PARKS AND RECREATION

                        

             Nothing to report.

 

ROADS

 

           Steve Woerner stated that on 8000 north there is a lot of cotton woods and most of them are dead. One fell over and went across the road, Mayor Nelson stated we might have to remove some of the dead trees.

            

             Mayor Nelson reported that he was not happy with the paving job on 10000 north and he met with the company and they were going to figure something out.

 

EMERGENCY PREPARDNESS

 

                        Councilmember Howard had nothing to report.

OTHER

 

Councilmember Pace made a motion to close the town council meeting. Councilmember Howard seconded the motion and the remaining council agreed.

 

Councilmember Griffin made a motion to open the executive session. Councilmember Howard seconded the motion and the remaining council agreed.

 

Councilmember Griffin made a motion to close the executive session. Councilmember Howard seconded the motion and the remaining council agreed.

 

Councilmember Pace made a motion to open the town council meeting. Councilmember Howard seconded the motion and the remaining council agreed.

 

 

Councilmember Pace made a motion to adjourn, Councilmember Griffin seconded the motion and the remaining council agreed. Meeting was adjourned at 8:26p.m.

 

The undersigned duly acting and appointed clerk for Elwood Town Corporation hereby certifies that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of the minutes of the Town Council meeting held on the 10th day of Sep 2019. Dated this the 8th day of October 2019.

________________________________
Gina R Marble, Elwood Town Clerk

 

Town Council Aug Mins


Elwood Town Council Meeting

Aug 11, 2020

 The Elwood Town Council met at the Elwood Town Hall, 5235 West 8800 North, Elwood, Utah, at 7:00, Aug 11, 2020. The following members were present consisting of a quorum.

                 Keenan Nelson            Mayor                          Scott Goodliffe           Councilmember

           Mike Pace                  Councilmember         Mark Lay                     Councilmember
        
Staff present at this meeting

 

Gina Marble                Town Clerk

Steve Woerner            Public Works Director

 

Others present at this meeting

 

Annasha & Nevin Macfarlane            Devere Hansen            Judd Hamson

                                                                                   

WELCOME

 

ADMINISTRATION

 

Councilmember Howard was absent.

Councilmember Goodliffe gave the opening prayer.

 

Mayor Nelson welcomed everyone to the meeting

 

Minutes for the July 14, 2020 town council meeting was presented for approval.

 

Councilmember Goodliffe made a motion to approve the minutes for July 14, 2020. Councilmember Lay seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Item#1  Macfarlane subdivision final plat-Mayor Nelson reported to the council that the subdivision is a one lot subdivision on 4400 west. The planning commission recommended the final plat to the town council for approval.

 

Councilmember Lay made a motion to approve the subdivision final plat. Councilmember Pace seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion

              

Item#2   Morrison subdivision final plat-Mayor Nelson reported to the council that the subdivision is a two lot subdivision on 8000 north. The planning commission recommended the final plat to the town council for approval.

 

Councilmember Lay made a motion to approve the subdivision final plat. Councilmember Goodliffe seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

 

Item#3   Mann property-annexation resolution 2020-008-Mayor Nelson stated that the Mann property is by the Elwood Town sewer property and is in the annexation plan. The planning commission had a public hearing and had no comment.

 

Councilmember Goodliffe made a motion to adopt resolution 2020-008. Councilmember Pace seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Item#4   Animal Control Report- had nothing to report.

 

Item#5   Planning Commission- Kathy Bodrero reported that they had a public hearing on the Mann property annexation and the subdivision ordinance and had no public comment, she also reported that there was a building permit issued and Gil is working with the developers on the commercial property by C & R Auto.

 

Item#9   Sheriff’s Department Report- Mayor Nelson welcomed officer Cluff. Officer Cluff gave a report she stated that we had some extra patrols in town and had 23 calls in Elwood.

 

WATER

 

               Steve Woerner had nothing to report.

 

SEWER           

 

                 Steve Woerner had nothing to report.

 

PARKS AND RECREATION

                        

             Councilmember Pace stated that Jason called he was concerned he had me go look at a spot of grass that wasn’t growing and it turned out to have fungus in the grass. Jason is going to treat it and it will grow back.

 

ROADS

 

                 Councilmember Goodliffe had nothing to report.

 

EMERGENCY PREPARDNESS

 

               Councilmember Howard had nothing to report.

 

OTHER

 

Councilmember Pace made a motion to adjourn, Councilmember Lay seconded the motion and the remaining council agreed. Meeting was adjourned at 7:22 p.m.

 

 

The undersigned duly acting and appointed clerk for Elwood Town Corporation hereby certifies that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of the minutes of the Town Council meeting held on the 14th day of July 2020. Dated this the 11th day of Aug 2020.

 

________________________________
Gina R Marble, Elwood Town Clerk

Town Council July Mins


Elwood Town Council Meeting

July 10, 2020

 The Elwood Town Council met at the Elwood Town Hall, 5235 West 8800 North, Elwood, Utah, at 7:00, July 10, 2020. The following members were present consisting of a quorum.

                 Keenan Nelson            Mayor                          Scott Goodliffe           Councilmember

           Jon Howard               Councilmember         Mark Lay                     Councilmember
           Mike Pace                   Councilmember
 
Staff present at this meeting

 

Gina Marble                Town Clerk

Steve Woerner            Public Works Director

 

Others present at this meeting

 

Annasha & Nevin Macfarlane            Devere Hansen            Judd Hamson

                                                                                   

WELCOME

 

ADMINISTRATION

 

Mayor Nelson asked for a moment of silence.

 

Minutes for the June 9, 2020 town council meeting was presented for approval.

 

Councilmember Goodliffe made a motion to approve the minutes for June 9, 2020. Councilmember Pace seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Item#1  Macfarlane subdivision preliminary plan-Judd Hamson reported to the council that the subdivision is a one lot subdivision on 4400 west. The planning commission recommended the preliminary plat to the town council for approval.

 

Councilmember Pace made a motion to approve the subdivision preliminary plat. Councilmember Howard seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion

              

Item#2   Resolution 2020-006 Retirement system-Councilmember Goodliffe stated that he brought this to our attention, he was not sure why we haven’t already had the retirement in place for our employees. This resolution allows us to participate in the system, it’s for full time employees. Councilmember Goodliffe stated that it would cost around $18.47 per pay period and there will be a retroactive and go back date it back to their hire dates the city would pay that amount so they would be able to get the full benefits. The council agreed.

 

Councilmember Goodliffe made a motion to adopt Resolution 2020-006. Councilmember Lay seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

 

Item#3   Resolution 2020-007-Annex the 2 island into Elwood-Judd Hamson stated that there was 2 different island inside Elwood Town limits this resolution will annex them into the town limits. One island is on 10000 North on the cemetery road and the 2nd island in on 8000 north Judd stated that they had the public hearing and had no comment and recommend it to the town council for annex.

 

Councilmember Lay made a motion to adopt resolution 2020-006. Councilmember Pace seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Item#4   Animal Control Report- had nothing to report.

 

Item#5   Planning Commission- Judd Hamson reported that they had a public hearing on the field drain ordinance there was a developer at the meeting and he stated that he had to do a lot of work to find the drain lines. Judd stated that the planning commission thinks the wording needs to be changed and they questioned at what point do we make them dig and find the lines. Judd also stated the concept plans foe Elwood acres phase 2 off of 4800 west the developer is working with Chris at Hansen and Associate to extend the road and they will also be doing sidewalks but not curb and gutter. Judd reported on the Morrison subdivision we didn’t have a public hearing that will be next meeting. Judd also stated that the Elwood Crossing phase 1 they have not finished the last couple of comments on the plans.

 

Item#9   Sheriff’s Department Report- Mayor Nelson introduced and welcomed officer Cluff she is Elwood towns new officer, Officer Cluff gave a report she stated that we had some extra patrols in town and had 30 calls in Elwood.

 

WATER

 

               Steve Woerner had nothing to report.

 

SEWER           

 

                 Steve Woerner had nothing to report.

 

PARKS AND RECREATION

                        

                Councilmember Lay had nothing to report.

 

ROADS

 

                Councilmember Goodliffe had nothing to report.

 

EMERGENCY PREPARDNESS

 

               Councilmember Howard had nothing to report.

 

OTHER

 

Mayor Nelson stated that due to dry conditions we have a no firework restriction in effect from July 15-27.

 

Councilmember Pace made a motion to adjourn, Councilmember Howard seconded the motion and the remaining council agreed. Meeting was adjourned at 7:38 p.m.

 

 

The undersigned duly acting and appointed clerk for Elwood Town Corporation hereby certifies that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of the minutes of the Town Council meeting held on the 14th day of July 2020. Dated this the 11th day of Aug 2020.

 

________________________________
Gina R Marble, Elwood Town Clerk

Town Council June Mins


Elwood Town Council Meeting

June 9, 2020

The Elwood Town Council met at the Elwood Town Hall, 5235 West 8800 North, Elwood, Utah, at 7:00, June 9, 2020. The following members were present consisting of a quorum.

 

                Keenan Nelson            Mayor                          Scott Goodliffe           Councilmember

           Jon Howard               Councilmember         Mark Lay                     Councilmember
                
Staff present at this meeting

 

Gina Marble                Town Clerk

Steve Woerner            Public Works Director

 

Others present at this meeting

 

Hagen Gardner           Matt and Carli Morrison         Judd Hamson  Marc & Debbie Allred

Micah Capener            Ben Johnson                                       

                                                                                   

WELCOME

 

ADMINISTRATION

 

Councilmember Goodliffe gave the opening prayer.

 

Item#1  Public Hearing-2020-2021 Budget & Revised 2019-2020 Budget

 

Councilmember Pace made a motion to open the public hearing. Councilmember Lay seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion

              

            Mayor Nelson welcomed everyone to the meeting, Mayor Nelson explained the revised budget, we had over spent in some departments and under spent in others we adjusted the accounts. He stated that we only have to balance the general fund the state don’t require the water utility fund to balance Mayor Nelson asked the public and town council if there was any questions or comments. No comments or questions was asked.

 

             Mayor Nelson explained the 2020-2021 budget, he stated that we projected low on the income due to the covid-19 were just not sure what to expect. Mayor Nelson stated that the budget didn’t really change a lot from last year. We are budging to do a new water line and ½ of the road to the cemetery this year and we will do the other ½ of the road next year.Mayor Nelson asked the council and citizens if they had any questions or comments. There was no public or council comments or questions.

 

 

Councilmember Goodliffe made a motion to close the public hearing. Councilmember Pace seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Councilmember Howard made a motion to open the council meeting. Councilmember Pace seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Minutes for the Feb 11, 2020 & May 12, 2020 town council meetings was presented for approval.

 

Councilmember Goodliffe made a motion to approve the minutes for Feb 11, 2020 & May 12, 2020. Councilmember Howard seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

 

Item#2   Resolution 2020-004- Operating 2020-2021 budget. Mayor Nelson asked the council if they had any questions on the 2020-2021 budget. No one had any questions.

 

Councilmember Pace made a motion to adopt resolution 2020-004 the operating 2020-2021 Budget. Councilmember Lay seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.  

 

Item#3   Resolution 2020-005-Revised 2019-2020 budget. Mayor Nelson asked the council if they had any questions on the revised 2019-2020 budget. No one had any questions.

 

Councilmember Goodliffe made a motion to adopt resolution 2020-005 the revised 2019-2020 budget. Councilmember Howard seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Item#4   Elwood Crossing Subdivision-Judd Hampson reported to the council, He stated that the planning commission gave the final engineered approve for the subdivision and the commission recommended it to go to the town council. Judd stated that they are still working on the subdivision agreement but he thinks it will be worked out real soon between the attorneys. Judd also reported that the canal fees have been paid. Judd stated that the planning commission did make the recommendation to the council to sign off and move forward. Mayor Nelson stated that if Judd and the planning commission is okay to sign off then he approves it. Mayor Nelson did have an issue with all the changes at the last min the council agreed. Mayor Nelson stated that if Amy Hugie is ok to sign the subdivision off he is ok with it and the council agreed.

 

Councilmember Griffin made a motion to approve the Elwood Crossing Subdivision with the understanding of the last min verbiage with Amy Hugie and also with the town engineer’s final items that needed to be done and signed off on. Councilmember Howard seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Mark Allred asked if he could start on the homes now he explained that he can’t bury      the ditch tell November due to the water in it. They want to get going on the homes soon. Mayor Nelson stated that all the subdivision improvements need to be done before anyone can get occupancy. Mark Allred stated that the geo study was done and it will perk with no problems, but Mark is worried about the verbiage and he will have a problem with the homes. Mark wanted to know if the wording could be changed on the plat map. Mayor Nelson stated that he can’t change the wording because that’s what’s been approved, if you want to start all over and go through the process again then you can do that.

 

Item#5   Carli Morrison-request a road development agreement for their subdivision-Carli asked the town council if they can wave the asphalt on the road going into their home at this time. She explained they will build the road to Elwood standards but they just want to wait to pave it. Mayor Nelson asked Judd what the planning commission recommended Judd said they will have access off of 8800 north when the road is put in. Councilmember Howard stated that he is worried about setting a preference, the council agreed and is worried about double standards. Mayor Nelson would like to see a time frame when it will be complete. The council agreed, but the council stated that they will allow them to wait on the asphalt but when one lot gets sold or another single dwelling building permit is issued at that time we will require the road to be asphalt. The council wants to make sure that it states that on the final mylar with a restricted lot. Judd Hamson suggested that they maintain the road not Elwood.

 

Councilmember Goodliffe made a motion to allow the improvements to go forward and wait to pave the road tell any single dwelling building permits or a lot is sold and have the mylar stated that the other lots are restricted with the conditions. Councilmember Pace seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Item#6   Elwood Town Subdivision Agreement-Mayor Nelson stated that we looked at this agreement back in Aug of 2019. Judd Hampson stated that it will be part of the subdivision ordinance but we would like you to adopt it now.

          

           Councilmember Pace made a motion to adopt the Elwood Town Subdivision Agreement. Councilmember Lay seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

Item#7   Animal Control Report-Hagen Gardner reported that he had very few animal calls.

 

Item#8   Planning Commission- Judd Hampson reported that Skyler White attended the last planning commission he is building a home on 9600 north. Judd also reported that Mrs. Freeze came to the planning commission and asked that we look at a mother-in-law ordinance to be allowed in Elwood we are currently looking at some other towns. Judd stated that JLF Subdivision is north of C&R Auto its current proposed as a 3 lot subdivision, one lot will be east power sports and the 2nd lot will be storage units and the 3rd lot will be a truck stop.

 

Item#9   Sheriff’s Department Report- Gina Marble stated that Officer Blauer came in the office and said we got a new officer.

 

WATER

 

               Steve Woerner had nothing to report.

 

 

 

SEWER           

 

                 Steve Woerner had nothing to report.

 

PARKS AND RECREATION

                        

                Mayor Nelson stated that we canceled the 4th of July event due to Coid-19.

 

ROADS

 

                 Mayor Nelson stated that we have a few shoulders issues in town. Councilmember Pace thanked Steve for getting 9600 north fixed.

 

EMERGENCY PREPARDNESS

 

               Councilmember Howard reported that the covid-19 numbers have gone up.

 

OTHER

 

Gina Marble had an open meeting training for the council, Gina played a YouTube video if David Church regarding open meetings.

 

Councilmember Lay made a motion to adjourn, Councilmember Goodliffe seconded the motion and the remaining council agreed. Meeting was adjourned at 8:55p.m.

 

 

The undersigned duly acting and appointed clerk for Elwood Town Corporation hereby certifies that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of the minutes of the Town Council meeting held on the 9th day of June 2020. Dated this the 14th day of July 2020.

 

________________________________
Gina R Marble, Elwood Town Clerk

Town Council May Mins


Elwood Town Council Meeting

Elwood Town Council Meeting

May 12, 2020

 

The Elwood Town Council met at the Elwood Town Hall, 5235 West 8800 North, Elwood, Utah, at 7:00, May 12, 2020. The following members were present consisting of a quorum.

 

           Mark Lay                    Councilmember           Scott Goodliffe           Councilmember
           Jon Howard               Councilmember         Mike Pace                    Councilmember
                     
 
Staff present at this meeting

 

Gina Marble                Town Clerk

Steve Woerner            Public Works Director

 

Others present at this meeting

 

Devere Hansen

 

WELCOME

 

ADMINISTRATION

Mayor Nelson was absent

 

Minutes for March 10, 2020 & April 14, 2020 town council meetings was presented for approval.

 

Councilmember Pace made a motion to approve the minutes for March 10 & April 14, 2020. Councilmember Lay seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Item#1 Resolution 2020-003 A resolution authorizing Elwood town’s fee schedule. Mayor Protem Goodliffe stated the only changes that was made was the water connection fee for the 2 inch line.

 

Councilmember Pace made a motion to approve the resolution 2020-003. Councilmember Howard seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion

 

Item#2 2020-2021 Budget- Mayor protem Goodliffe asked Gina to report on the budget. Gina presented the budget to the council. Gina explained the budget she stated we budgeted to redo the cemetery road we will do it in 2 parts ½ this year and the other ½ next year. Gina asked them to look over it and if they want any changes to let her know.
Item#3   2019-2020 Revised Budget-Mayor protem Goodliffe asked Gina to report on the revised budget. Gina presented the revised budget to the council. Gina stated that we went over on some accounts and under on others, we adjusted the accounts so we was not over budget. Gina asked if they had any questions to let her know.

 

Item#4     Mike Pace-camp trailers and garbage-Councilmember Pace stated that he asked for this to be on the agenda. Councilmember Pace stated that we have people living in trailer houses on lots and we don’t allow it in our ordinance. Councilmember Howard stated the planning commission was working on an ordinance dealing with that.

 

               Councilmember Pace stated that there is garbage alone the fence by the exit and all around Texaco. Gina Marble stated that Texaco cleaned up a lot of garbage she presented a video to the council regarding the cleanup. The council stated it looked good.

 

Item#5   Mayor Nelson-plastic from the state bridge project and weeds in town, Mayor protem Goodliffe asked Gina to report. Gina stated that the plastic is from the state road project the wind blows and it gets stuck in the fence. Gina stated that Mayor Nelson asked her to report on the weeds on Marc Allred property. Gina also stated that there are plastic bags in the ditches it’s causing the ditch to back up throughout town.

 

Item#6   Planning Commission Report-no one was there to report. Councilmember Lay read his report for the last meeting. The Planning Commission is working on the Elwood crossing project. Councilmember Lay also stated that Elwood acres presented phase 2 of the subdivision and the planning commission was talking about waving the curb and gutter for the 2nd phase. Mayor protem Goodliffe stated he didn’t like that idea we feels we need curb and gutter, he stated it would help with drainage issues.

 
Item#7     Animal Control Report-had nothing to report.

 

Item#4 Sheriff Department Report-Officer was not present. Gina Marble reported on the police report, there was extra patrols in Elwood. We had welfare checks, speeding, theft reports and abandoned vehicles.

 

WATER

 

             Steve Woerner reported that the water project on 5200 West was done.

            

SEWER           

 

               Steve Woerner had nothing to report.

 

PARKS AND RECREATION

                        

             The council discussed the 4th of July event and due to Covid 19 has decided to cancel the event.

 

ROADS

 

           Steve Woerner stated he has been filling pot holes and had a bridge repaired.

 

EMERGENCY PREPARDNESS

 

               Councilmember Howard had nothing to report

 

OTHER

 

 

Councilmember Pace made a motion to adjourn, Councilmember Howard seconded the motion and the remaining council agreed. Meeting was adjourned at 8:20p.m.

 

The undersigned duly acting and appointed clerk for Elwood Town Corporation hereby certifies that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of the minutes of the Town Council meeting held on the 12th day of May 2020. Dated this the 9th day of June 2020.

________________________________
Gina R Marble, Elwood Town Clerk

Town Council April Mins


Elwood Town Council

Elwood Town Council Meeting

April 14, 2020

 

The Elwood Town Council met at the Elwood Town Hall, 5235 West 8800 North, Elwood, Utah, at 7:00, April 14, 2020. The following members were present consisting of a quorum.

 

           Keenan Nelson            Mayor                          Mark Lay                    Councilmember
           Jon Howard               Councilmember         Mike Pace                    Councilmember
           Scott Goodliffe           Councilmember          
 
Staff present at this meeting

 

Gina Marble                Town Clerk

Steve Woerner            Public Works Director

 

Others present at this meeting

 

WELCOME

 

ADMINISTRATION

 

Minutes for March 10, 2020 town council meetings was presented for approval.

 

Councilmember Pace made a motion to approve the minutes for March 10, 2020. Councilmember Goodliffe seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Item#1 Resolution 2020-04-14- A resolution authorizing electronic meetings and attendance. Mayor Nelson stated due to the Coronavirus and the pandemic Utah is on a soft closer this resolution will allow us to have electronic meetings.

 

Councilmember Pace made a motion to approve the minutes for March 10, 2020. Councilmember Howard seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion

 

Item#2Animal Control Report-had nothing to report- Hagen reported that he has a few calls.

 

Item#3 Planning Commission Report-Councilmember Lay reported they talked about the Marc Allred project and annexing the islands into Elwood and they are going to look into an ordinance that deals with 2 dwellings on a lot.

 

Item#4 Sheriff Department Report-Officer was not present. Gina Marble reported on the police report, there was extra patrols in Elwood. We had welfare checks, speeding, theft reports and abandoned vehicles.

 

WATER

 

             Steve Woerner reported that the State has started the bridge projects and is using Elwood water and will be dumping the waste in the sewer treatment plant.

 

             Steve reported that the water project on 5200 west is complete.

 

SEWER           

 

               Steve Woerner had nothing to report.

 

PARKS AND RECREATION

                        

             Mayor Nelson stated that the park is getting cleaned up and it looks good.

 

ROADS

 

           Steve Woerner stated he is going to start filling pot holes and there is a lot of shoulder work that needs to be done.

 

EMERGENCY PREPARDNESS

 

               Councilmember Howard reported that we should look at getting another person to help Steve so they know the water and sewer system the council agreed.

 

OTHER

 

 

Councilmember Howard made a motion to adjourn, Councilmember Pace seconded the motion and the remaining council agreed. Meeting was adjourned at 7:51p.m.

 

The undersigned duly acting and appointed clerk for Elwood Town Corporation hereby certifies that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of the minutes of the Town Council meeting held on the 14th day of April 2020. Dated this the 12th day of May 2020.

________________________________
Gina R Marble, Elwood Town Clerk

Town Council March Mins


Elwood Town Council

Elwood Town Council Meeting

March 10, 2020

 

 

                       
The Town Council Meeting was canceled.    

 

Item#1     The Meeting was canceled
              

OTHER

 

 

The undersigned duly acting and appointed clerk for Elwood Town Corporation hereby certifies that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of the minutes of the Town Council meeting held on the 10th day of March 2020. Dated this the 14th day of April 2020.

________________________________
Gina R Marble, Elwood Town Clerk

 


 

Town Council Feb Mins


Elwood Town Council

Elwood Town Council Meeting

Feb 11, 2020

 

The Elwood Town Council met at the Elwood Town Hall, 5235 West 8800 North, Elwood, Utah, at 7:00, Feb 11, 2020. The following members were present consisting of a quorum.

 

           Keenan Nelson            Mayor                          Mark Lay                    Councilmember
           Jon Howard               Councilmember         Mike Pace                    Councilmember
                    
 
Staff present at this meeting

 

Gina Marble                Town Clerk

Steve Woerner            Public Works Director

 

Others present at this meeting

 

Scott Goodliffe           Judd Hamson     Phil Shimek

                       

WELCOME

 

ADMINISTRATION

 

Minutes for Dec 10, 2019 and Jan 7, 2020 town council meetings was presented for approval.

 

Councilmember Pace made a motion to approve the minutes for Dec 10, 2019 & Jan 7,2020 . Councilmember Howard seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Item#1 Appointing a new officer-Town Council Mayor Nelson stated that we have 2 that applied for the open seat for the 4 year councilmember. Scott Goodliffe and Phil Shimek. Mayor Nelson asked them to introduce them self to the council and stated why they would like to serve on the council. Scott Goodliffe stated that he served on the council before and he would love the opportunity to do it again. Scott stated that he has worked in the transportation dept. for 35 years for Udot and went back to school and is now retired. The Council asked Scott a few questions, 1. Why would you like to serve on the Elwood Council? Scott stated that he would like to get back involved the time spend before I really enjoyed it and I care about the water system.2. What experience do you have working with advisory boards and committees? Scott stated that he served on the town council and I am a Bishop and stated he served on a public employee management teams. 3 What do you think best qualifies you for this position? Scott stated he don’t know if he is the best but I do have 35 years in transportation and I have a lot of knowledge on roads and I have the ability to see things and get it done. 4 What would you like to accomplish during your term on town council? Scott stated surface drains, water issues and help manage the growth. 5 Elwood will be facing a lot of growth in the next 20 years. What are your thoughts on how we can grow responsibly? Scott stated he thinks Elwood council is doing a great job with planning. 6 If you are not selected to serve on the town council would you be willing to serve on another committee? Scott stated yes. Scott thanked the council for their service.

 

Phil introduced himself to the council, he grew up down the road from Exxon I went to Bear River high and I am now working at hill air force base and I have always had an interest in politics. The council asked the same questions to Phil. 1. Why would you like to serve on the Elwood Council? Phil stated he would like to give back to the community. 2. What experience do you have working with advisory boards and committees? Phil was on Tremonton youth council and is on a team at work that makes sure everything works together, I help build mobile apps and I am a team lead in both jobs.3. What do you think best qualifies you for this position? Phil stated the fact that I am a resident in Elwood and desire to help make it better and I would be a fresh set of eyes. 4 What would you like to accomplish during your term on town council? Phil stated that Scott and I share the same desire, storm drains and internet and keep the community good. 5 Elwood will be facing a lot of growth in the next 20 years. What are your thoughts on how we can grow responsibly? Phil stated a few different things like maintain min. lot sizes to build homes on and to listen to the community. 6. If you are not selected to serve on the town council would you be willing to serve on another committee? Phil stated yes

                

Councilmember Howard made a motion to appoint Scott Goodliffe as the new councilmember. Councilmember Pace seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion

               

                Gina Marble swore in Scott Goodliffe.

 

Item#2 Blain Rupp Subdivision-Sewer, Blain reported to the town council he was thinking about buying the ground and put in a subdivision. Blain was wondering when the sewer was going to be put in under the freeway. Mayor Nelson stated we have some impact money we could use but it would not cover the whole project. Mayor Nelson stated we could get it engineered and see what it would take. Blain stated that he was looking at putting in a 50 lot home subdivision on 8800 north, Mayor Nelson suggested that they work with the planning commission to move forward. Councilmember Howard thinks it’s a great idea. Blain asked the council how long it would be before they would know if it was possible to bring the sewer across the freeway. Mayor Nelson stated he would get working with the engineer and we will get back with Blain. The council agreed it was something we needed to look into.
Item#3 Resolution 2020-001-Intent to annex 2 unincorporated island with in Elwood town limits- Mayor Nelson stated that we have 2 island parcels within the town limits we need to get them annexed. The council agreed.

 

Councilmember Pace made a motion to adopted Resolution 2020-001. Councilmember Goodliffe seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Item#4 Animal Ordinance-Town Council- Judd Hamson reported that the planning commission had a public hearing regarding the animal ordinance. We changed the items the people wanted we allowed more pigs and we fixed the setbacks. The new ordinance works off of a point system and we have guild lines for animals. Councilmember Howard stated he wants to protect the Elwood residents and their property.

 

Councilmember Pace made a motion to adopt the animal ordinance 10.05.080. Councilmember Lay seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Item#5 Animal Control Report-had nothing to report.

 

Item#6 Planning Commission Report-Judd Hamson reported that the planning commission has been working on the subdivision ordinance.

 

Item#7 Sheriff Department Report-Officer was not present.

 

WATER

 

             Steve Woerner reported that there was a water leak on 9600 North but we got it fixed.

            

SEWER           

 

               Steve Woerner had nothing to report.

 

PARKS AND RECREATION

                        

             Councilmember Lay had nothing to report.

 

ROADS

 

           Mayor Nelson had nothing to report.

 

EMERGENCY PREPARDNESS

 

               Councilmember Howard had nothing to report.

 

OTHER

 

             Mayor Nelson assigned jobs to the council, Councilmember Pace will be over sewer and water, Councilmember Howard will be over buildings and emergency preparedness, Councilmember Lay will be over parks and cemetery and planning commission and Councilmember Goodliffe will be Mayor protem and over the roads.

 

Councilmember Howard made a motion to adjourn, Councilmember Pace seconded the motion and the remaining council agreed. Meeting was adjourned at 8:33p.m.

 

The undersigned duly acting and appointed clerk for Elwood Town Corporation hereby certifies that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of the minutes of the Town Council meeting held on the 11th day of Feb 2020. Dated this the 9th day of June 2020.

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Gina R Marble, Elwood Town Clerk

Town Council Jan Mins


Elwood Town Council

Elwood Town Council Meeting

Jan 7, 2020

 

The Elwood Town Council met at the Elwood Town Hall, 5235 West 8800 North, Elwood, Utah, at 6:00, Jan 7, 2020. The following members were present consisting of a quorum.

 

           Keenan Nelson            Mayor                          Mark Lay                    Councilmember
           Jon Howard               Councilmember         Mike Pace                    Councilmember
                    
 
Staff present at this meeting

 

Gina Marble                Town Clerk

Steve Woerner            Public Works Director

 

Others present at this meeting

 

Greg Iverson   Judd Hamson  Mark Lay

                       

WELCOME

 

ADMINISTRATION

 

Minutes for Dec 10, 2019 town council meetings was not presented for approval, we will do the minutes in the Feb meeting.

 

Item#1 Swearing in the new officer-Mark Lay, Gina Marble sworn in the new town council member Mark Lay he will serve a 4 year term.

 

Item#2Discuss the open councilmember seat- Mayor Nelson asked Gina to start advertising for the open seat. We will appoint the new member in our Feb town council meeting.

 

Item#3   Greg Iverson-Just Serve, Greg talked to the council regarding the just serve program. Greg stated that he is the representor for the program of this area, it’s a free community service. He explained anyone can post the projects for help it’s a nonprofit organization. Councilmember Pace stated he was glad to see something like this going on it’s a great way for the kids to give back to the community. Mayor Nelson asked Gina to put the information on the website and facebook page.

 

Item#4   Animal Control Report-had nothing to report.

 

Item#5   Planning Commission Report-Judd reported that the next few weeks they will be working on the subdivision ordinance. The animal ordinance was sent to the town council for next month’s meeting.

 

Item#8   Sheriff Department Report-Officer was not present. Gina Marble reported on the police report, there was extra patrols in Elwood. We had welfare checks, speeding, theft reports and abandoned vehicles.

 

WATER

 

             Steve Woerner had nothing to report.

 

SEWER           

 

               Steve Woerner had nothing to report.

 

PARKS AND RECREATION

                        

             Nothing to report.

 

ROADS

 

           Steve Woerner stated as soon as it warms up we can start patching pot holes.

 

EMERGENCY PREPARDNESS

 

               Councilmember Howard had nothing to report but wanted to start thinking about flooding.

 

OTHER

 

 

Councilmember Howard made a motion to adjourn, Councilmember Pace seconded the motion and the remaining council agreed. Meeting was adjourned at 6:19p.m.

 

The undersigned duly acting and appointed clerk for Elwood Town Corporation hereby certifies that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of the minutes of the Town Council meeting held on the 7th day of Jan 2020. Dated this the 11th day of Feb 2020.

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Gina R Marble, Elwood Town Clerk