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Elwood Town Council Meeting

March 13, 2018

 

The Elwood Town Council met at the Elwood Town Hall, 5235 West 8800 North, Elwood, Utah, at 7:00, March 13, 2018. The following members were present consisting of a quorum.

 

                Keenan Nelson            Mayor                          Kim Yates                   Councilmember

           Mike Pace                  Councilmember        

 

                
Staff present at this meeting

 

Gina Marble                Town Clerk

Steve Woerner            Public Works Director

 

Others present at this meeting

 

Micah Capener                        Danielle Barfuss          Caleb Barfuss              Kathryn Bodrero

Britton Hayden           Amber Hayden           Ricky Gardner                                                                       

WELCOME

 

ADMINISTRATION

 

Councilmember Pace gave the opening prayer.

Councilmember Howard was absent

Councilmember Nelson was absent

 

Minutes for the Feb 13, 2018 town council meetings was presented for approval.

 

Councilmember Yates made a motion to approve the minutes for Feb 13, 2018. Councilmember Pace seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Item#1  Jay Stocking-Elwood Acres 10 lot subdivision-Micah Capener presented the plans for a 10 lot subdivision on 4800 west. Mayor Nelson handed Mr. Capener an email from Chris White regarding issues with the subdivision. Mayor Nelson stated that if they had any questions with the issues to contact Chris White and when they got the resolved we can move forward. Councilmember Pace stated that he seen about 15 issues when he looked over it and they would have to be resolved. Steve Woerner stated that Mr. Stocking is not looking for an approval for the final subdivision plot he is asking for approval for the preliminary plot design so they can move forward. Mr. Stocking agreed with Mr. Woerner.

 

Councilmember Yates made a motion to approve the preliminary subdivision when you got all the issues resolved get with Chris White and have him go over it again. Councilmember Pace seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Item#2   Curtis Crouch, Animal Control report- Curtis was not present.

 

Item#3   Planning Commission Report-Kathy Bodrero stated that the planning commission is working on definitions and subdivisions.

 

Item#4   Sargent Archuleta-Sheriff’s report, Sargent Archuleta was not present.

 

Item#5   Youth Council report-Youth Council was not present.

 

Item#6   MWPP-wastewater planning program Resolution 2018-002- Steve Woerner stated that the resolution was for the wastewater for the year and we have not had any problems.

 

Councilmember Pace made a motion to approve the mwpp resolution 2018-002. Councilmember Yates seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

 

WATER

 

               Steve Woerner reported that the water is going good no issues.

 

SEWER           

 

                 Councilmember Yates had nothing to report.

 

PARKS AND RECREATION

                        

                       Councilmember Pace had nothing to report.

 

ROADS

 

                       Mayor Nelson stated that the shoulder on Rocket Road is coming apart, Steve will work on it tomorrow.

 

                     Steve Woerner asked if the road going to Hansen Park was on the road budget or the park budget. The Council stated that it was the road budget. Steve stated that the road will need some repairs this year due to the flooding last year.

 

EMERGENCY PREPARDNESS

 

                        Gina Marble stated that the emergency preparedness expo is May 11 & 12 at the fairgrounds.

 

OTHER

 

Mayor Nelson asked the councilmember to be thinking about the budget and get the list to Gina.

 

Mayor Nelson gave the councilmembers new jobs, Councilmember Yates is over water and sewer. Councilmember Pace is over parks, cemetery and grants. Councilmember Nelson is over roads and youth council and Councilmember Howard is over buildings and emergency preparedness.

 

Mayor Nelson reminded everyone of the ULCT conference April 24-28 in St. George.

 

Mayor stated that the dog clinic is on April 28, 2018 at the town hall from 10:00-12:00

 

Councilmember Pace made a motion to adjourn, Councilmember Yates 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 13th day of March 2018. Dated this the 10th day of April 2018.

 

________________________________
Gina R Marble, Elwood Town Clerk

Town Council Feb Mins


Elwood Town Council

Elwood Town Council Meeting

Feb 13, 2018

 

The Elwood Town Council met at the Elwood Town Hall, 5235 West 8800 North, Elwood, Utah, at 7:00, February 13, 2018. The following members were present consisting of a quorum.

 

                Keenan Nelson            Mayor                          Kim Yates                   Councilmember

           Oakley Nelson            Councilmember         Jon Howard                 Councilmember

 

                
Staff present at this meeting

 

Gina Marble                Town Clerk

Steve Woerner            Public Works Director

 

Others present at this meeting

 

Mike Pace       Judd Hamson              George Misrasi            Desi Larsen

Jace Mecham                                                  

 

WELCOME

 

ADMINISTRATION

 

Councilmember Nelson gave the opening prayer.

 

Minutes for the Jan 9, 2018 town council meetings was presented for approval.

 

Councilmember Nelson made a motion to approve the minutes for Jan 9, 2018. Councilmember Yates seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Item#1  Appointing new town councilmember- Mayor Nelson stated that we have 3 candidates for the open 4 year seat. George Misrasi, Judd Hampson and Mike Pace. Mayor Nelson thanked them for coming. Mayor Nelson stated the council will ask some questions. Councilmember Howard asked What do you feel the biggest needs are in town for the next 4 to 8 years? Judd replied to have the ordinance and standards ready for the future growth. Mike replied manage growth have our policies and ordinance in place and keep our water rights hear in Elwood and to keep up on the roads. Mayor Nelson asked How do you feel about tax increase? Judd replied that he thinks its necessary and we should do little each year so people can budget it for it. Mike replied homeowners do small increases not big ones and get some business in town to help keep it down for the homeowners and look at budgets. George replied get business in town to help keep the homeowners to pay less. Councilmember Nelson asked economic development how do we handle that? Judd replied look at the interchange and get business in town that people would like. Councilmember Yates asked How would you improve communication to the community. Judd replied go door to door and talk to people. Councilmember Yates asked were you aware of the election last fall? Mike replied yes but now I have more time to be involved with the community now the kids are getting older and I feel now would be a great time in my life to serve. Councilmember Nelson asked Budgets how would you deal with it when you have more needs than money? Mike replied it all depends on the situations and needs. George replied he agreed with Mike and don’t waste it on things we don’t need we need to be careful. Councilmember Howard asked why do you want to serve on the town council? George replied it’s time to do something for the community. Councilmember Yates asked what was the greatest thing about Elwood? George replied I was born in Elwood I helped run the family farm with dad I love the area and everything about it. Councilmember Yates asked George how do you keep the small town feel to Elwood, George replied we have to manage the growth the best we can and get business for taxes you can’t stop people from building all we can do is manage it the best we can. Councilmember Nelson asked how do you get the younger people involved? Mike replied change the age range with jobs and sports and girlfriends and boyfriends kids don’t have time maybe do it with other communities and digital approach. Judd replied agrees with Mike and call their parents and let them know there is a need. George replied he agreed with both of them and digital is the new thing and talk to people.

 

Councilmember Howard made a motion to appoint Mike Pace for the 4 year open seat as a councilmember. Councilmember Yates seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Gina Marble sworn in new councilmember Mike Pace.

 

Item#2   Curtis Crouch, Animal Control report- Curtis was not present, Gina reported that Curtis was going to start going door to door regarding dog licenses.

 

Item#3   Planning Commission Report-David Bingham stated that the planning commission is working on definitions and Jay Stocking is planning on a doing a 10 lot subdivision on 4800 west. David stated that Jay is going to be doing a soil test on the ground to see what the new road would need. Mayor Nelson stated that new development will pay their way Elwood citizens will not pay for new development.

 

Item#4   Sargent Archuleta-Sheriff’s report, Sargent Archuleta reported that there were 51 calls in Elwood last month. Mayor Nelson thanked her for everything she does to help Elwood.

 

Item#5   Youth Council report-Desi Larsen reposted that she is the new advisor for the Youth Council, we have 7 new members and are excited to see where we go. We are planning the Elwood Town Easter Egg Hunt and some other activities. The Youth council will meet on the 2nd Thur of every month. Mayor Nelson thanked her for helping with the Youth Council.

 

WATER

 

               Councilmember Yates asked that if there was a class on wastewater at the water conference this year please have someone attend it.

 

SEWER           

 

                 Councilmember Yates had nothing to report.

 

PARKS AND RECREATION

                        

                       Mayor Nelson had nothing to report.

 

ROADS

 

                       Councilmember Nelson had nothing to report.

 

EMERGENCY PREPARDNESS

 

                        Councilmember Howard nothing to report.

 

OTHER

 

Ben Dean- reported on the 2018 ski night, Ben reported that he has been involved with ski night for 15 years and would like to pass it on to someone else. Ben stated that this year we didn’t fill the quota for ski resort. Ski night is an Elwood and Deweyville combined activity for both towns. Deweyville would like to keep the ski night going the town council agreed. Mayor Nelson stated that we would look for someone to oversee it.

 

Cache Burbidge- reported to the town council he would like to do an Eagle Scout project he would like to clean up the road on 5200 west and 8800 north. Sargent Archuleta stated that he would have to wear the safety vests if they are working on the side of the road. Councilmember Yates asked Cache to follow up with a report with all the information regarding hours, what was spent, and who all helped.

 

Councilmember Yates asked the council if they read the email from Chris White regarding the subdivision ordinance. Councilmember Yates expressed he we concerned with doing barrow pits in the subdivision they don’t work and lead to issues like Pelican Point. Councilmember Yates would like to see a storm drain.

 

Councilmember Pace made a motion to adjourn, Councilmember Yates seconded the motion and the remaining council agreed. Meeting was adjourned at 7:59p.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 Feb 2018. Dated this the 13th day of March 2018.

 

________________________________
Gina R Marble, Elwood Town Clerk


 

 

 

Town Council Jan Mins


Elwood Town Council

Elwood Town Council Meeting

January 9, 2018

 

The Elwood Town Council met at the Elwood Town Hall, 5235 West 8800 North, Elwood, Utah, at 7:00, January 9, 2018. The following members were present consisting of a quorum.

 

                Keenan Nelson            Mayor                          Kim Yates                   Councilmember

           Oakley Nelson            Councilmember         Laurie Nielsen              Councilmember

 

                
Staff present at this meeting

 

Gina Marble                Town Clerk

Steve Woerner            Public Works Director

 

Others present at this meeting

 

Mike Pace       Judd Hamson              Josh Julander               Kathryn Bodrero

Ryan Pace       Ransom Hatch            Kevin Noorda             Dave Bingham

Shane Loveland

 

WELCOME

 

ADMINISTRATION

 

Councilmember Yates gave the opening prayer.

Councilmember Howard was absent.

 

Minutes for the November 13, 2017 town council meetings was presented for approval.

 

Councilmember Yates made a motion to approve the minutes for November 13, 2017. Councilmember Nelson seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Item#1  Swearing in new officers- Gina Mable sworn in Mayor Nelson for a 4 year term.

 

Item#2   Josh Julander-One lot Subdivision on 4600 w. - Josh presented phase 2 of his one lot subdivision to the council. Mayor Nelson stated that the planning commission recommended the subdivision for approval. It’s a one lot subdivision and the whole subdivision will be done is stages, phase 2 meets all the requirements.

 

Councilmember Nelson made a motion to approve Josh Julander one lot subdivision. Councilmember Yates seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

 

Item#3   Resolution 2012-002 Purchasing Policy- Mayor Nelson stated that he asked the council to look over the policy in the last meeting, Mayor Nelson asked them what their thoughts was on it. Councilmember Yates stated that he thinks it should be change the $100.00 to $300.00 and the $50.00 to $200.00 the council agreed.

 

       Councilmember Yeats made a motion to change the $100.00 to $300.00 and the $50.00 to $200.00. Councilmember Nelson second the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Item#4 Curtis Crouch, Animal Control report- Curtis was not present.

 

Item#5   Planning Commission Report-David Bingham stated that the planning commission is working on definitions and Jay Stocking is planning on a doing a 10 lot subdivision on 4800 west.

 

David Bingham stated that people are asking if the new subdivision going in on 4600 west could be on the sewer. Mayor Nelson asked them to look over the sewer ordinance to see if the subdivision would be required to put in a sewer line.

 

Item#6   Sargent Archuleta-Sheriff’s report, Mayor Nelson welcomed Sargent Archuleta to Elwood. Sargent Archuleta reported that there are a lot of burglaries right now and wanted to remind the citizens to lock their doors. Mayor thanked her for everything she does.

 

Item#7   Youth Council report-Gina Marble reported that we did sub-for-santa and we did 4 homes.

 

WATER

 

               Steve Woerner report that they will run the new water line on 4700 west soon.

 

SEWER           

 

                 Mayor Nelson stated that he asked Steve to look for a new truck, our truck is 6 years old and will start needing work done and it’s getting close to 100,000 miles. Steve found a 2018 Chevy for $21,135.00 on state contract. The council agreed to get a new truck.

 

       Councilmember Yeats made a motion to purchase a 2018 Chevy truck for $21,135.00 Councilmember Nelson second the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

 

 

 

PARKS AND RECREATION

                        

                       Mayor Nelson had nothing to report.

 

ROADS

 

                       Councilmember Nelson had nothing to report.

 

EMERGENCY PREPARDNESS

 

                        nothing to report.

           

OTHER

 

Mayor Nelson stated that we will be appointing a new town councilmember on February 13, 2018.

 

Councilmember Nelson made a motion to adjourn, Councilmember Yates seconded the motion and the remaining council agreed. Meeting was adjourned at 7:42p.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 January 2018. Dated this the 13th day of Feb 2018.

 

 

________________________________
Gina R Marble, Elwood Town Clerk