Elwood Town Council Meeting Agenda


Elwood Town Council Meeting

Town Council Dec Mins


Elwood Town Council Meeting

Town Council Nov Mins


Elwood Town Council

Elwood Town Council Meeting

November 10, 2020

 

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

 

                Keenan Nelson            Mayor                          Scott Goodliffe           Councilmember

           Mike Pace                  Councilmember         Mark Lay                     Councilmember
           Jon Howard                Councilmember

 

Staff present at this meeting

 

Gina Marble                Town Clerk

 

Others present at this meeting

 

Devere Hansen            Hagen Gardner

                                                                                   

WELCOME

 

ADMINISTRATION

 

Councilmember Goodliffe gave the opening prayer.

 

Mayor Nelson welcomed everyone to the meeting

 

Minutes for the October 13, 2020 town council meeting was presented for approval.

 

Councilmember Pace made a motion to approve the minutes for Oct 13, 2020. Councilmember Howard seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Item#1  Ordinance 2020-004-Revising and amending the town subdivision making changes to chapter 11.01- Mayor Nelson stated that the planning commission, Amy Hugie and Gil Miller have been working on the ordinance, they recommended it to the town council to adopt.

 

Councilmember Lay made a motion to adopt ordinance 2020-004. Councilmember Goodliffe seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

              

Item#2   Ordinance 2020-005- Revising and amending the town subdivision making changes to chapter 11.12- Mayor Nelson stated that the planning commission, Amy Hugie and Gil Miller have been working on the ordinance, they recommended it to the town council to adopt. Councilmember Goodliffe stated that the old ordinance had 3 options I liked the bond option it gave the developer one more option and Chris made recommendations to take that option out. Mayor Nelson stated they can do a letter of credit, it’s a line of credit. Amy stated that the bond doesn’t do anything for the town and it’s hard to get the money for a bond, she don’t like the bond idea it’s not a good deal for the town. Councilmember Pace stated that it don’t do anything for us but give them an option. Councilmember Goodliffe stated the word bond is throughout the document. If we pass it that needs to be updated.

 

Councilmember Pace made a motion to adopt ordinance 2020-005 with removing the word bond from the document. Councilmember Lay seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Item#3   Elwood Town policies & procedures manual-Mayor Nelson stated it was his job to talk to the employees and do one on one meetings. Amy put together this document its standard and what other cities are using. Councilmember Goodliffe stated he thinks some of the language can be tweaked and a few things need to be fixed. Mayor Nelson asked Councilmember Goodliffe if he would work on it and we will table it for now.

 

Item#4   Sewer expansion-Mayor Nelson sated we need to get a plan for next month’s meeting. Mayor Nelson asked the council to be thinking of how they would like to expand the system. Mayor Nelson stated that he would like to pick up the commercial district. We need to start working on it and get the information back to Amy to get it in a plan to collect the impact fees. Mayor Nelson stated that we may have to give the impact fees for the sewer back to Marc Allred in Elwood Crossing. Mayor Nelson reported that he told Gina to charge all the impact fees including the sewer impact fee and if we need to give them back then we will reimburse them. We have had some engineering work done to see if it feasible to extend the sewer. Councilmember Pace asked if we are looking to build up our sewer plant. Mayor Nelson stated no just where the lines would go to add them in the sewer plan and we will be okay to collect the impact fees.

 

Item#8   Planning Commission- Councilmember Lay reported that the planning commission held a public hearing on the ordinance and no public comment was made. He reported that there was a lot of discussion regarding secondary water system Amy recommended we get a committee together to look at the issues and the drainage issues. Councilmember Goodliffe asked who is going to put together the committee, Mayor Nelson stated we would put it together.

 

Item#9   Sheriff’s Department Report- Officer Cluff was not present.

 

Item#10Animal Control Report- Hagen reported he had a few dog calls.

 

WATER

 

                 Nothing to report.

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SEWER           

 

                 Nothing to report.

 

PARKS AND RECREATION

                        

                Nothing to report.

 

ROADS

 

             Mayor Nelson stated that Steve had done some shoulder work

 

EMERGENCY PREPARDNESS

 

               Councilmember Howard had nothing to report.

 

OTHER

 

Mayor Nelson reminded everyone that the Christmas dinner is on Dec 16 @ 7:00 at Maddox.

 

Councilmember Goodliffe made a motion to adjourn, Councilmember Pace seconded the motion and the remaining council agreed. Meeting was adjourned at 8:36 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 10th day of November 2020. Dated this the 8th day of December 2020.

 

________________________________
Gina R Marble, Elwood Town Clerk

Town Council Oct Mins


Elwood Town Council

Elwood Town Council Meeting

October 13, 2020

 

The Elwood Town Council met at the Elwood Town Hall, 5235 West 8800 North, Elwood, Utah, at 7:00, October 13, 2020. The following members were present consisting of a quorum.

 

                Keenan Nelson            Mayor                          Scott Goodliffe           Councilmember

           Mike Pace                  Councilmember         Mark Lay                     Councilmember
           Jon Howard                Councilmember

 

Staff present at this meeting

 

Steve Woerner            Public Works Director
Gina Marble                Town Clerk

 

Others present at this meeting

 

Devere Hansen            Norm & Mylee Warren

                                                                                   

WELCOME

 

ADMINISTRATION

 

Councilmember Goodliffe gave the opening prayer.

 

Mayor Nelson welcomed everyone to the meeting

 

Minutes for the September 8, 2020 town council meeting was presented for approval.

 

Councilmember Lay made a motion to approve the minutes for Sept 8, 2020. Councilmember Howard seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Item#1  Norm Warren-Final Subdivision-Mayor Nelson stated that the Norm Warren subdivision went before the planning commission they approved it and recommend it to the town council. Mayor stated it’s a 2 lot subdivision located on 4400 west.

 

Councilmember Goodliffe made a motion to approve the Norm Warren Subdivision. Councilmember Lay seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

              

Item#2   Ordinance 2020-002 Extending and increasing the corporate limits of Elwood Town (2 Island)- Mayor Nelson stated that we had a public hearing in July and passed the resolution to annex the 2 island that is located in the middle of Elwood Town city limits.

 

Councilmember Pace made a motion to adopt ordinance 2020-002 to annex the 2 island into Elwood Town. Councilmember Lay seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

 

 

Item#3   Ordinance 2020-003 Extending and increasing the corporate limits of Elwood Town (Mann Property)- Mayor Nelson stated that we had a public hearing in Aug and passed the resolution to annex the 2 parcels that is located in the middle of Elwood Town city limits.

 

Councilmember Pace made a motion to adopt ordinance 2020-003 to annex the 2 parcels into Elwood Town. Councilmember Lay seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Item#4   Resolution 2020-009-Approve the checklist and the subdivision application to conform to the amended subdivision ordinances. Mayor Nelson stated that Amy and Gil worked on the checklist the planning commission approved it and recommended it to the council for approval. Mayor Nelson stated that he liked it, Councilmember Goodliffe stated he liked it, it goes right along with the ordinances. Councilmember Howard suggested to add the name of the applicant to the top of the checklist.

 

Councilmember Pace made a motion to approve Resolution 2020-009. Councilmember Howard seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Item#5   JFL Enterprise-Preliminary plan-Mayor stated that the planning commission approved JFL preliminary plan and recommended it to the town council. Mayor Nelson stated it’s located across the street from C&R Auto on powerline road. It’s a 3 lot subdivision.

 

Councilmember Lay made a motion to approve the JFL Enterprise preliminary plan. Councilmember Goodliffe seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion

 

Item#6   Interlocal Agreement with Box Elder County regarding the Cares Act-Mayor Nelson reported that the Cares Act gives every state, county, city and towns money to use for ppr regarding covid-19 pandemic. Elwood and Box Elder County would enter into an agreement to give the county Elwood Towns portion of the cares fund that would be around 97 thousand. The county would use it to give back to business in the county. If Elwood don’t enter into the agreement the money would stay in the state fund and the state would allocate as they see fit. Councilmember Goodliffe suggested we enter into the agreement and keep the money in the county.

 

Councilmember Goodliffe made a motion to approve Mayor Nelson to proceed with the cares act funds and the interlocal agreement with Box Elder County. Councilmember Pace seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Item#7   Interlocal Agreement with Box Elder County regarding the enterprise zone-Mayor Nelson reported that we already have a resolution regarding the enterprise zone that we passed in 2016. The county highly encourages us to renew the enterprise so that the designation remains in effect for another 5 years.

 

Councilmember Goodliffe made a motion to move forward with the enterprise zone and adopt resolution 2020-010. Councilmember Pace seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Item#8   Planning Commission- Mayor Nelson reported that Judd Hamson resigned and Quinn Hamson is taking his place. William Call is now the Chair and Dakota Nelson is the vice chair.

 

Item#9   Sheriff’s Department Report- Officer Cluff was not present.

 

Item#10Animal Control Report- Mayor Nelson reported that Gina went on a sheep call and a dog call today.

 

WATER

 

                 Steve reported the bids came in for the waterline project on cemetery road 1000 North, Grover’s got the low bid. Mayor Nelson asked if we should hold off on the project if a subdivision was going to come in on that road. Steve stated he wouldn’t wait the bid came in around $114,000.00 dollars to run the new line.

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SEWER           

 

                 Steve had nothing to report.

 

PARKS AND RECREATION

                        

                Councilmember Pace asked if we put a sprinkler system at the park. Steve reported that the system was done by the parking lot to the pond. Councilmember Pace stated he would like to see it all done at the park. Steve stated he is going to do it in sections.

 

ROADS

 

             Councilmember Goodliffe reported there is shoulder work on 8000 north and on Rocket Road 10400 North that needs to be filled. Steve stated he has filled it with road base but it don’t stay in we need to asphalt it.

 

EMERGENCY PREPARDNESS

 

               Councilmember Howard had nothing to report.

 

OTHER

 

Councilmember Pace stated Elwood purchased a new backhoe, Steve stated we purchased outright and we sold the old one. The new backhoe was $103,000.00 and we got $12,000.00 for the old one.

 

Councilmember Goodliffe asked if we found out any more information on the property that Elwood owns on powerline road. Mayor Nelson stated there has been some discussion on the strip that rocky mountain power gave to Elwood when they put in the line. They gave it to Elwood but had some stipulations on it so he don’t think we could sale it or rent it out. Mayor Nelson asked Councilmember Goodliffe to look into it.

 

Councilmember Goodliffe made a motion to adjourn, Councilmember Pace seconded the motion and the remaining council agreed. Meeting was adjourned at 7:56 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 13th day of October 2020. Dated this the 10th day of November 2020.

 

________________________________
Gina R Marble, Elwood Town Clerk

Town Council Sept. Mins


 

Elwood Town Council Meeting

 

Elwood Town Council Meeting

September 8, 2020

 

The Elwood Town Council met at the Elwood Town Hall, 5235 West 8800 North, Elwood, Utah, at 7:00, Sept 8, 2020. The following members were present consisting of a quorum.

 

                Keenan Nelson            Mayor                          Scott Goodliffe           Councilmember

           Mike Pace                  Councilmember         Mark Lay                     Councilmember
           Jon Howard                Councilmember

 

Staff present at this meeting

 

Gina Marble                Town Clerk

 

Others present at this meeting

 

Amy Hugie                 Judd Hamson

                                                                                   

WELCOME

 

ADMINISTRATION

 

Councilmember Goodliffe gave the opening prayer.

 

Mayor Nelson welcomed everyone to the meeting

 

Minutes for the Aug 11, 2020 town council meeting was presented for approval.

 

Councilmember Pace made a motion to approve the minutes for Aug 11, 2020. Councilmember Lay seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Item#1  Ordinance 2020-001-An ordinance of Elwood town, Utah revising and amending the town subdivision ordinance making certain changes to chapters 11.02, 11.03 and 11.04. In the town subdivision ordinances and making necessary’s language changes to the town code to effect those changes as recommended by the planning commission and establishing as effective date for those changes.-Mayor Nelson had Amy report to the council, Amy stated that she worked with the planning commission and had Chris at Hansen and associates look at the ordinance. Amy explained that the planning commission wanted to have 11.02 and 11.03 sections for subdivisions and minor subdivisions. 11.02 is anything over 3 lots and 11.03 minor is for 3 lots and smaller. Amy also stated in Section 11.03 there is no preliminary plan like there is in 11.02. Amy said the code is uniform and easy it’s the same process all the way through. Amy asked if there was any questions, Councilmember Goodliffe asked in Section 11.02 sec 600 part D&E, D says there will be 180 day period and in E we double that period. Amy wasn’t sure why the time difference she asked Judd if he recalled why and Judd didn’t recall why they was written that way it must have been a carry-over from the other documents. Judd recommended to pick one of the paragraphs and get rid of the one year and go with the 180 days. Amy recommended to leave it at 180 days but add some language to section D. The Council agreed.

 

Councilmember Pace made a motion to adopt Ordinance 2020-001. Councilmember Lay seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion

              

Item#2   Approve the checklist and the subdivision application to conform to the amended subdivision ordinance-Amy stated she is working on the checklist and subdivision application it’s all most done. Mayor Nelson stated we will table it for next meeting.

 

Item#3   Planning Commission- Judd reported that Jess Daniels presented his site plan and asked for a conditional use permit for his business the planning commission approved it and gave him a year to get the pavement done on his property and recommended it for town council. Judd reported that the planning commission approved the preliminary plat for the JLF subdivision is going to have 2 parcels the east parcel is not going to be subdivided the home will be left alone. Judd reported that Mary Lamont asked the planning commission if she could build another set of storage sheds and another building on her property she stated it would be like the other buildings already there. Councilmember Goodliffe thanked Judd and the planning commission for a great job they have been doing. Mayor Nelson stated that he is very impressed with everyone we have a great team.

 

Item#4   Sheriff’s Department Report- Officer Cluff was not present.

 

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

 

WATER

 

               Nothing to report.

 

SEWER           

 

                 Mayor Nelson reported that Mr. Madsen called with an update on the property by the sewer plant that we was looking at purchasing. Mr. Petersen stated he don’t want to split it off he wanted to sale it as the whole thing.

 

PARKS AND RECREATION

                        

             Councilmember Pace stated that they are cleaning up the park after the storm last night.

 

ROADS

 

                 Councilmember Goodliffe reported there is shoulder work on 8000 north and on Rocket Road that needs to be filled.

 

EMERGENCY PREPARDNESS

 

               Councilmember Howard had nothing to report.

 

OTHER

 

Councilmember Goodliffe made a motion to adjourn, Councilmember Lay seconded the motion and the remaining council agreed. Meeting was adjourned at 8:25 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 8th day of September 2020. Dated this the 13th day of October 2020.

 

________________________________
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.

________________________________
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.

________________________________
Gina R Marble, Elwood Town Clerk