Elwood Town Council Meeting Agenda


Elwood Town Council Meeting

Elwood Town Council Meeting

Monday, May 9, 2017 at 7:00 P.M

Elwood Town Hall

5235 W 8800 N

Elwood, Utah 84337

  WELCOME

 ADMINISTRATION

Approve the Minutes for April 11, 2017 Town Council meeting

Item#1 2017 Fee Schedule

Item#2 Youth Council Report

Item#3 Curtis Crouch-Animal Control

Item#4 Planning Commission Report

Item#5 Deputy Wiggins-Sheriff’s Department report

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WATER

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SEWER

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PARKS AND RECREATION ETC.

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ROADS

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Emergency preparedness

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Other

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In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Town of Elwood will make reasonable accommodations to participate in the meeting. Request for assistance can be made by calling 257-5518 at least24 hours in advance of the meeting to be held.

Town Council Dec Mins



Elwood Town Council

December 7, 2014

 

The Elwood Town Council met at the Elwood Town Hall, 5235 West 8800 North, Elwood, Utah, at 7:00, December 7, 2014. The following members were present consisting of a quorum.

 

            Keenan Nelson            Mayor                          Kim Yates                   Councilmember

            Oakley Nelson            Councilmember         Scott Goodliffe           Councilmember
            Jon Howard                Councilmember
 

Staff present at this meeting

 

Gina Marble                Town Clerk

Steve Woerner                        Public Works Director

               

 

Others present at this meeting

 

Cari Doutre                 Jeff Isaacson               Clayton Isaacson                     Aaron Whitaker        

Tristin Isaacson           London Nelson`          Lesa Hess                   

           

                       

                                               

WELCOME

 

 

ADMINISTRATION

 

Councilmember Goodliffe gave the opening prayer.

 

Minutes for Nov 11,2014 town council meetings was presented for approval.

 

Councilmember Yates made a motion to approve the minutes for November 11, 2014. Councilmember Nelson seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Item #1            Tristin Isaacson- Eagle Scout Project, Tristan reported to the council that for his Eagle Scout project he put in a horse shoe pit at Hansen park, the cost of the material for the project was donated by family members the project cost $110.00. Tristin buried 2 buckets of cement and you can detach the poles and put a cap on the pole in the ground and put the other half of the poles away so people will not take them. Elwood town council thanked him for doing his project.

 

Item #2            Audit-David Ahlstrom reported to the council, the state requires you to have an audit every year. Elwood is in good shape, the audit preformed found no fraud active and there are no new state compliance issues in 2014. However, some findings from previous years are still not resolved. The general fund balance is more than 25 percent of general fund revenue. All and all Elwood is doing great. David thanked Gina Marble for all her help.

 

Councilmember Goodliffe made a motion to approve the audit for 2014 Councilmember Nelson seconded the motion and the remaining council agreed.

 

 

Item #3            Sunmart- Mayor Nelson reported that Sunmart is formally asking for an ordinance change, Sunmart would like to put in a new high rise sign and according to the current ordinance they cant. Councilmember Goodliffe asked why the ordinance was written the way it was and what was the reasoning. Councilmember Nelson stated the planning commission didn’t want a lot of signs on one piece of property that’s why they went with a 10 acre minimum. Councilmember Goodliffe stated that if we allow the sign we are giving approval to every business and it will be a mess of sings. Councilmember Howard stated that he called all around from Riverdale to Garland and no one has signs higher than 60 feet, Sunmart is asking for 85 feet, I am not opposed to having 2 signs. Mayor Nelson stated that if we change the ordinance it applies to everyone. Councilmember Yates said 8 acres is a good compromise. Councilmember Nelson agrees the sign should stay at 60 feet high. Councilmember Howard would like to work with Sunmart and have the sign dim at night and stated that Aaron is going to be working on the ordinance in January. The town council agreed to change the ordinance to 8 acres and 60 feet high. Councilmember Goodliffe reminded the council that would be 2 signs for the 8 acres. Councilmember Goodliffe suggested that the town council attend the planning commission meeting in January to talk about the sign ordinance the council agreed.

  

Item #4            Youth Council report- London Nelson reported that the Youth Council collected 680 lbs. of food for the food drive. The youth council decorated a town tree at the Texaco and the Texaco is paying for the power. The youth council will be working on sub for santa and we have 2 new members.

 

Item#5             Planning Commission Report-Aaron Whitaker asked the council if they had any questions regarding the general plan. Councilmember Goodliffe stated he is only ½ way through it and is very pleased with it so far. Aaron stated that Gil Miller has been great to work with and helped a lot. Councilmember Goodliffe stated that we will have a public hearing in Feb to accept the general plan. Aaron stated that they will be changing the meetings so the planning commission will meet starting January 2015 the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month. Mayor Nelson thanked Aaron and the planning commission for all the work they have done.

 

Item #6            Curtis Crouch Animal Control report- was not present.

Item #7            Jami Spicer Sheriff’s Department- Jami was not present.

 

Item #8            Strategic plan-Councilmember Nelson- Councilmember Nelson would like to work on a strategic plan for Elwood, he would like to have a work meeting in February so we can work on plan.

 

WATER

 

            Councilmember Yates had nothing to report.

 

SEWER

 

Steve Woerner had nothing to report.

 
PARKS AND RECREATION

 

Councilmember Nelson had nothing to report.

 

ROADS

 

Councilmember Goodliffe asked Steve Woerner if he would take the new employee from the state road shed around Elwood to show him what roads he will be snow plowing in Elwood this year. Steve Woerner has been filling some pot holes around town.

 

 

EMERGENCY PREPARDNESS

 

            Councilmember Howard stated that he got a quote for some emergency kits the quote was 350.00 per kit and he would like to order 4 of them and the tents are around 800.00 to 1200.00.

 

OTHER

 

Councilmember Goodliffe stated that he appreciated the media and thanked Cari Doutre for coming to the meetings.

 

Mayor Nelson reminded the council of the Christmas dinner on December 19 @ 6:00 at Maddox ranch house.

 

 

Councilmember Nelson made a motion to adjourn, Councilmember Nelson seconded the motion and the remaining council agreed. Meeting was adjourned at 8:23p.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 December 2014. Dated this the 13th day of January 2015.

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Gina R Marble, Elwood Town Clerk

Town Council Nov Mins


Elwood Town Council

Elwood Town Council Meeting

Nov 8, 2016

 The Elwood Town Council met at the Elwood Town Hall, 5235 West 8800 North, Elwood, Utah, at 7:00, Nov 8, 2016. The following members were present consisting of a quorum.

                      

The Town Council Meeting was canceled.    

 Item#1     The Meeting was canceled due to the elections.

 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 9th day of Aug 2016. Dated this the 13th day of Sep 2016.

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Gina R Marble, Elwood Town Clerk

Town Council Oct Mins


Elwood Town Council

October 13, 2015

The Elwood Town Council met at the Elwood Town Hall, 5235 West 8800 North, Elwood, Utah, at 7:00, October 13, 2015. The following members were present consisting of a quorum.

            Keenan Nelson            Mayor                          Oakley Nelson            Councilmember

            Jon Howard                Councilmember          Laurie Nielsen              Councilmember

Staff present at this meeting

Gina Marble                Town Clerk

Steve Woerner            Public Works Director

Deputy Wiggins          Box Elder County Sheriff’s Department         

Others present at this meeting

Kathryn Bodrero         Bev Yates       Brian Bott       Lori Bott         Curtis Crouch

Glen Burninghon        Mark Millett    Rue Rasmussen                      

WELCOME

ADMINISTRATION

Councilmember Howard gave the opening prayer.

Councilmember Yates was absent.

Minutes for September 8, 2015 town council meetings was presented for approval.

Councilmember Laurie Nielsen made a motion to approve the minutes for September 8, 2015. Councilmember Howard seconded the motion. Councilmember Nelson abstained.

Item#1             Brian Bott-LDS church parking lot-Brian presented the plans to the town council regarding the plans for the additional parking at the LDS church. The plans will add 50 more parking spaces. Councilmember Laurie Nielsen stated that the planning commission didn’t have any issues with the plans and recommended the plans to the town council for approval. Mayor Nelson stated that we need to work with the engineer to make sure the pond will hold all the water. Brian stated that Chris from Hansen and Associate submitted a drawing to make sure the retention pond will work, the pond will be tied together with all 3 of them.

 Councilmember Laurie Nielsen made a motion to approve the plans for the additional parking as long as the drainage pond is worked out. Councilmember Nelson seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

Item #2            Resolution 2015-004 Fee Schedule-Mayor Nelson stated that we needed to pass the fee resolution with the changes add, we changed the water connection fee to $1200.00 last month.

Councilmember Howard made a motion to adopt Resolution 2015-004 fee schedule. Councilmember Laurie Nielsen seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

Item #3            Resolution 2015-005 Cancel Elwood Town Elections- Mayor Nelson announced that Elwood has 2 open seats up for this year’s elections and we had 2 people put in for the seats. Elwood will cancel the elections this year.

Councilmember Laurie Nielsen made a motion to adopt Resolution 2015-005 to cancel the 2015 elections. Councilmember Howard seconded the motion. Mayor Nelson was in favor of the motion. Councilmember Nelson abstained.

Item #4            Ditch & Shoulder work on 4400 west.-Steve Woerner stated that Bill Gilson recommend that we fill in the ditch and grade it then put the ditch back that way we would have some barrier between the ditch and road. Steve stated that it would cost around $4890.00 for gravel and to grade it. Mayor asked who is responsible with the easements.

Item #5            Youth Council Report- no one was present to report.

 Item #6            Planning Commission report-Councilmember Laurie Nielsen reported that on the 16 of September Tom Newman came to the planning commission to ask if he could build his home and Gill is working with Tom. Councilmember Laurie Nielsen stated that Gill would like a copy of the drainage line in Elwood.

 Item #7            Deputy Wiggins-Sheriff’s Department report-Officer Wiggins was not present.

 Item #8            Curtis Crouch-Animal Control report-Curtis reported that he gave a citizen a written warning for letting his dogs run on the road after his pickup truck.

 Item#9             Danielle Barfuss-Century PTA-Danielle is the president for the PTA at Century elementary, she is asking for donations for the red ribbon week at the school. Mayor Nelson stated that Elwood has donated in the past. The council agreed to donate $200.00 for red ribbon week.

Councilmember Howard made a motion to donate $200.00 for Century’s red ribbon week. Councilmember Nelson seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 WATER

 Steve Woerner reported that the new water line has been completed and Randy Iverson and Hal Probest are both hooked on the water system. Hal Probst thanked the council and Steve for all the work they done to get him water and he and his wife really appreciate the mayor and council.

 SEWER

 Steve reported that we had a third of the sewer lines cleaned and we had no issues everything looked good.

 PARKS AND RECREATION

 Councilmember Laurie would like to have a fall festival next year and have something like a hay ride, pumpkin patch and a chili cook over around the 2nd Friday of October and have the money go to the park.

 Beverly Yeats reported that they held the public hearing for the Nickolaisen Park and no one had negative comments of what the park committee suggested. Beverly handed in the book with all the plans for the park. Mayor Nelson stated the committee done a great job and put a lot of time in to the plans and thanked them for all the work they done.

 Councilmember Nelson made a motion to approve the plans and to move forward with the Nickolaisen Park. Councilmember Howard seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 ROADS

 Councilmember Nelson had nothing to report. Mayor Nelson stated that the shoulder on 10400 n. was done and it looked real good.

   

 EMERGENCY PREPARDNESS

                 Councilmember Howard reported that there is a meeting will Mark Millett on Thursday October 15.

             Steve Woerner stated that the State put new requirements with the water system now one of the water sources has to have power and equipped with a switch and generator plug in.

 OTHER

 Mark Millett introduced him to the council, he is the emergency management director for the county. Mark stated that he looked over the plan Elwood is working on and it looks good. The council thanked him.

 Mayor Nelson announced that Deweyville preparedness expo it’s on October 17 @ 9:00 am everyone is invited.

 Mayor Nelson announced NIMS training will be at the Elwood Town Hall on Nov 21 @ 9:00 am

 Mayor Nelson announced that there is a dance of the ages on Nov 13 @ 7:00-9:00 the dance will be held at the elwood church.

 Councilmember Nelson made a motion to adjourn, Councilmember Laurie Nielsen seconded the motion and the remaining council agreed. Meeting was adjourned at 7:47p.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 2015. Dated this the 10th day of Nov 2015.

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Gina R Marble, Elwood Town Clerk

Town Council Sept. Mins


 

Elwood Town Council Meeting

September 13, 2016

The Elwood Town Council met at the Elwood Town Hall, 5235 West 8800 North, Elwood, Utah, at 7:00, September 13, 2016. The following members were present consisting of a quorum.

                 Keenan Nelson       Mayor                          Kim Yates            Councilmember         Laurie Nielsen       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

Tracie Goodliffe

WELCOME

ADMINISTRATION

Councilmember Laurie Nielsen gave the opening prayer.

Minutes for July 12, 2016 and Aug 9, 2016 town council meetings was presented for approval.

Councilmember Laurie Nielsen made a motion to approve the minutes for July 12, 2016 & Aug 12, 2016. Councilmember Howard seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

Item#1             Tracie Goodliffe-McKinley PTA, Tracie approached the town council and asked for a donation to McKinley Elementary PTA. Tracie explained that all the money goes to help the kids in different activities and red ribbon week. Mayor Nelson asked the council if they wanted to donate.

Councilmember Yates made a motion to donate $200.00 to McKinley Elementary. Councilmember Howard seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

Item#2             Planning Commission liaison-Mayor Nelsons explained he needed to replace councilmember Laurie Nielsen as the planning commission liaison due to conflict on Tuesday nights. Councilmember Laurie Nielsen asked to be replaced. Mayor Nelson asked the councilmembers if they wanted to rotate going to the meetings or assign another councilmember. Councilmember Yates has other obligations on Tuesday nights. Councilmember Nelson and Mayor Nelson will figure out a schedule and attend the planning commission meetings.

Item#3             Business Licenses violation-Councilmember Nelson, Mayor Nelson stated we had a complaint regarding a business license. An individual is operating a business without a license. Mayor Nelson met with him and explained he needed a license. The individual is on the planning commission’s next agenda to get the license he runs a body shop.

Item#3             Youth Council Report-Mayor Nelson reported that the youth council has 5 new members and 1 advisor is moving so they are looking for another advisor.

Item#4             Planning Commission Report-Laurie Nielsen reported that the planning commission would like the website updated with the ordinance they have worked on Mayor Nelson explained we can’t put the ordinances on the website because we have not approved them. Mayor Nelson stated that when the planning commission is done with all the ordinance they the town council will look at them.

Item #5            Animal Control Report-Curtis Crouch was not present.

Item#6             Deputy Wiggins-Sheriff’s report, Deputy Wiggins reported that he had been on vacation for a month.

WATER

                        Steve Woerner stated that the cold water spring project went better than we thought it would we picked up a lot of water. It was a great project to do and we got a lot of free water. The total cost will be around $55,000.00 but we will split that with Deweyville. The council thanked Steve for all the hard work that he did on the project and for all he does for Elwood. Steve Asked the council about trail cams for the springs Mayor thought that was a good idea and the council agreed and asked Steve to get some.

SEWER

                        Councilmember Yates had nothing to report.

PARKS AND RECREATION

                         Councilmember Laurie Nielsen had nothing to report.

ROADS

                       Steve Woerner reported that the lane level on 8800 north is done and the chip seal on 8800 north, Thompson Subdivision and Hansen Park was also done.

EMERGENCY PREPARDNESS

                        Gina Marble reported that Elwood is helping with the county emergency preparedness expo and Elwood donated the punch cards.

OTHER

Councilmember Yates asked if C&R auto is going to clean up the fire mess. Mayor Nelson stated that yes they are going to clean it up and start moving forward on their site plan.

Councilmember Yates made a motion to adjourn, Councilmember Laurie Nielsen seconded the motion and the remaining council agreed. Meeting was adjourned at 7:33p.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 13th day of September 2016. Dated this the 11th day of Oct 2016.

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Gina R Marble, Elwood Town Clerk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Town Council Aug Mins


Elwood Town Council Meeting

Aug 9, 2016

 The Elwood Town Council met at the Elwood Town Hall, 5235 West 8800 North, Elwood, Utah, at 7:00, Aug 9, 2016. The following members were present consisting of a quorum.

                      

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 9th day of Aug 2016. Dated this the 13th day of Sep 2016.

________________________________
Gina R Marble, Elwood Town Clerk

Town Council July Mins


Elwood Town Council Meeting

July 12, 2016

 

The Elwood Town Council met at the Elwood Town Hall, 5235 West 8800 North, Elwood, Utah, at 7:00, July 12, 2016. The following members were present consisting of a quorum.

 

                 Keenan Nelson       Mayor                          Laurie Nielsen            Councilmember          
                

 

Staff present at this meeting

Gina Marble                Town Clerk

Steve Woerner            Public Works Director

Others present at this meeting

WELCOME

ADMINISTRATION

Item#1     Mayor Nelson opened the meeting and closed it due to no quorum.

OTHER

Meeting was adjourned at 7:05p.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 July 2016. Dated this the 13th day of Sep 2016.

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Gina R Marble, Elwood Town Clerk

 

Town Council June Mins


Elwood Town Council Meeting

June 14, 2016

 

The Elwood Town Council met at the Elwood Town Hall, 5235 West 8800 North, Elwood, Utah, at 7:00, June 14, 2016. The following members were present consisting of a quorum.

 

                 Keenan Nelson       Mayor                          Kim Yates            Councilmember         Laurie Nielsen       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

 

David Bingham           Curtis Crouch 

 

WELCOME

 

ADMINISTRATION

 

Mayor Nelson gave the opening prayer.

 

Item#1     Public Hearing- Budget 2016-2017 & Revised 2015-2016 Budget.

 

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

 

                 Mayor Nelson stated let’s wait a few mins to see if the citizens shows up, Mayor Nelson waited 5 mins. Mayor Nelson stated that if we don’t have any public comment we can close the public hearing and open the regular town council meeting. There was no public comment.      
 

Councilmember Laurie Nielsen made a motion to close the public hearing. Councilmember Howard seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Councilmember Laurie Nielsen made a motion to open the town council meeting. Councilmember Yates seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Minutes for May 10, 2016 town council meetings was presented for approval.

 

Councilmember Yates made a motion to approve the minutes for May 10, 2016. Councilmember Nelson seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Item#2             Resolution 2016-004 Revised 2015-2016 Budget, Mayor Nelson stated that we moved funds to balance the budget. Mayor Nelson stated that we transferred $75,680.00 to the appropriated fund balance. $65,000.00 is to cover the transfer to the capital projects fund and $40,000.00 from unused ear mark funds for the roads. Mayor Nelson stated that the water was up and the expense was up. Mayor asked the council if they had any questions. The council agreed with the revised budget.

 

Councilmember Yates made a motion to adopt resolution 2016-004 revised 2015-2016 budget. Councilmember Nelson seconded the motion. Councilmember Howard was in favor of the motions and Councilmember Laurie Nielsen abstained.

 

Item#3            Resolution 2016-005 2016-2017 Budget, Mayor Nelson stated this budget is the same one we discussed last month with the only change that councilmember Yates requested on the water expense budget contractual services to be changed to $4,000.00. Mayor Nelson asked if the council had any questions. Councilmember Nelson asked if the new road was included in his road budget Mayor Nelson said yes. The council agreed with the 2016-2017 budget.

 

Councilmember Nelson made a motion to adopt resolution 2016-005 the budget for 2016-2017. Councilmember Yates seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

Item#4             Elwood Town parking lot- Mayor Nelson stated that he made the decision to redo the parking lot. The county will pay $3580.00 and Elwood will pay around $2205.00. Steve Woerner done a lot of the work to get it ready.

 

Item#5             Ditch 4400 west River Road, Mayor Nelson stated that Dennis Francom asked for this to be on the agenda. Dennis thinks the town should be more responsible and Dennis asked who owns the bridge. Mayor Nelson agreed with Dennis and thinks we should pay 50% and the ditch pays 50%. Councilmember Laurie Nielsen stated that she is afraid to set preference, and thinks we need to stick with what we said and move on. Mayor Nelson agreed with Councilmember Laurie Nielsen and the council agreed. Mayor Nelson will talk to the canal company and see what their laws are.

 

Item#6             Youth Council Report-no one was present to report.

 

Item#7             Planning Commission Report-Dave reported to the council, Dave stated that they are working on the subdivision ordinances and asked for the council’s opinion on cluster subdivisions. The council asked to put it on the next month’s agenda.

 

Item #8            Animal Control Report-Curtis Crouch stated that he is working on a flyer and giving the citizens a week to comply. Councilmember Yates suggested of putting the reasons why they need to comply on the flyer.

 

Item#9             Deputy Wiggins-Sheriff’s report, Deputy Wiggins was not present.

 

WATER

 

Item#10           Coldwater spring Bid, Councilmember Yates stated that the bids for Coldwater springs are Grover was $80,560.00, Allied was $49,881.64 & Ormond was $55,843.33. Steve Woerner stated that Deweyville had their town council meeting last night and Mayor Thayne stated that they would prefer to go with Ormond. The council agreed to award the bid to Ormond.

 

Councilmember Laurie Nielsen made a motion to award the bid to Ormond for the Coldwater spring project. Councilmember Yates seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

SEWER

 

Item#10           Steve Woerner had nothing to report.
PARKS AND RECREATION

 

                         Councilmember Laurie Nielsen reported that the 4th of July is coming up and wanted to have Gina call and get another dumpster for the 4th. Everything is coming along good Desi has done a good job.

 

ROADS

 

                       Councilmember Nelson stated that the State took care of the potholes on the overpass & the intersection on 9600 north the turning lanes are done and looks great.

                                               

EMERGENCY PREPARDNESS

 

                        Councilmember Howard had nothing to report.

           

OTHER

 

Councilmember Yates made a motion to adjourn, Councilmember Howard seconded the motion and the remaining council agreed. Meeting was adjourned at 8:35p.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 June 2016. Dated this the 12th day of July 2016.

________________________________
Gina R Marble, Elwood Town Clerk

 

Town Council May Mins


Elwood Town Council

Elwood Town Council Meeting

May 10, 2016

 

The Elwood Town Council met at the Elwood Town Hall, 5235 West 8800 North, Elwood, Utah, at 7:00, May 10, 2016. The following members were present consisting of a quorum.

 

                 Keenan Nelson       Mayor                          Kim Yates            Councilmember         Laurie Nielsen       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

 

Cal Osborn      Jennifer Osborn           Ronnie Croney     Shawn Croney       Gil Miller              Bick Lesser   Donna Lesser              LaLey Hoppe

 

WELCOME

 

ADMINISTRATION

 

Councilmember Laurie Nielsen gave the opening prayer.

 

Minutes for April 12, 2016 town council meetings was presented for approval.

 

Councilmember Nelson made a motion to approve the minutes for April 12, 2016. Councilmember Yates seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

 

Item#1             Cal Osborn-subdivision, Cal presented king lion subdivision to the town council. The planning commission recommended the subdivision to the town council for final approval.

 

Councilmember Yates made a motion to approve King Lion subdivision. Councilmember Laurie Nielsen seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 


Item#2             Bick & Bick Jr. Lesser-Annex into Elwood Town- Bick approached the council in regards of annexing into Elwood Town. Bick explained that there is 20 acres total and will be 3 residential homes on the property each lot will be 1.5 acres and the rest of the property will be in green space. Mr. Lesser explained he would rather have city water instead of well water and asked if it was possible to annex in to Elwood. Steve Woerner stated they would have to run the water line 8 tenths of a mile to get water to the property. Mayor Nelson stated that Mr. Lesser would have to pay all the impact fees for building and he would have to pay all of the cost for running the water line to his property. Gil Miller explained in order to annex into Elwood you would have to get 80% of the surrounding property owners to agree and sign a letter to be annexed in to the town. Elwood would hold a public hearing Gil recommended contacting Fred for his 1st step to see if it’s was ok with him Fred is 80% of the land owner. The town council is ok with them annexing into Elwood Town.

 

Item#3             Youth Council Report-Mayor Nelson reported that the youth council terms have expired and they have had 2 applications turned in, they need 5 members to get it started again.

 

Item#4             Planning Commission Report-Laurie Nielsen reported that the planning commission is talking about building lot sizes for where the sewer is available. Mayor Nelson stated that he would like to see the pros and cons of both. Councilmember Yates agreed. Councilmember Laurie Nielsen stated that Gil mentioned that older people really don’t like .5 acres they like smaller lots to take care of.

 

Item #5            Animal Control Report-Curtis Crouch was not present. Gina Marble reported that there was a black lab-pit bull running between Elwood and Bear River City.

 

Item#6             Deputy Wiggins-Sheriff’s report, Deputy Wiggins reported that they have                                                                                received calls regarding door to door sales man and they are getting aggressive. If   they come to your house ask to see their business license. If you see anything         suspicious call the sheriff’s office and have them checked out. Elwood has had 22   calls, there is not a lot going on in Elwood. The town council thanked Officer Wiggins   for his service.

 

Item#7            Budget-Mayor Nelson explained the budget to the council. Mayor Nelson    explained that the administration increased $3000.00 for Gina, Steve & Brad a bonus   they never had one and they go above and beyond to service Elwood. Roads we cut   some dust control projects this year. We will be using $16,000.00 out of the PTIF fund        and $56,000.00 out of the capital projects fund to finish the road projects this year.    The Capital fund projects fund has $264,000.00, Enterprise holding fund has   $95,000.00, PTIF has $188,000.00 the Town account has $65,000.00. In the water   fund we are           projecting to earn $360,000.00 this year and Councilmember Yates   wants $243,000.00. Mayor Nelson explained he cut projects 3&4 the water budget   will be $180,000.00 this year. Mayor Nelson explained the deprecation and reminded   the council it’s a non cash item and stated that the State don’t require the water fund to balance. Mayor Nelson explained that we could do a property tax increase to help   balance the budget and explained that we can’t keep taking money out of the PTIF and capital projects fund but he expressed he didn't want to have a property tax increase. The council liked the budget and agreed they didn't want to have a property tax increase. The public hearing for the budget will be next month and the final approval for both budgets will be next month.

 

Item#8            Water Shares-Mayor Nelson stated that Gina and I had a meeting with John   Maybe he is a water attorney, we had him look over our water ordinance and he stated   that Elwood is in the right to be collecting water shares. We asked him to we work the   ordinance and this is what he sent us. Mayor Nelson asked the council to look over the   water ordinance form Mr. Maybe and get back to the Mayor for next meeting.

 

WATER

 

                        Steve Woerner stated that the cold water spring project will be going out for bid   we hope in 2 weeks we can get the bids the project is moving forward.

 

SEWER

 

                        Steve Woerner reported that the water line to the sewer plant is complete, Steve   and Linford Landis done the work.

PARKS AND RECREATION

 

                         Councilmember Laurie Nielsen reported that we ordered flags for the cemetery   and Mayor Nelson stated that the youth council ordered the dunk tank for the 4th of         July celebration.

 

ROADS

 

                       Councilmember Nelson stated that Gina called the state regarding the potholes                       on the overpass the State will take care of it.

                        

                        Steve Woerner stated that the turning lines will be pained next week on 9600   north.

 

EMERGENCY PREPARDNESS

 

                        Councilmember Howard reported that he is working with Mark for the county   safety expo in September 16&17 at the county fairgrounds.

 OTHER

 Councilmember Laurie Nielsen made a motion to adjourn, Councilmember Yates seconded the motion and the remaining council agreed. Meeting was adjourned at 8:28p.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 May 2016. Dated this the 14th day of June 2016.

________________________________
Gina R Marble, Elwood Town Clerk

 

 

 

Town Council April Mins


Elwood Town Council

Elwood Town Council Meeting

April 11, 2017

 

The Elwood Town Council met at the Elwood Town Hall, 5235 West 8800 North, Elwood, Utah, at 7:00, April 11, 2017. 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

 

WELCOME

 

ADMINISTRATION

 

Councilmember Nelson gave the opening prayer.

Councilmember Howard was absent

 

Minutes for Feb 13, 2017 and March 14, 2017 town council meetings was presented for approval.

 

Councilmember Yates made a motion to approve the minutes for Feb13, 2017. Councilmember Nelson seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Councilmember Yates made a motion to approve the minutes for March 14, 2017. Councilmember Nelson seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Councilmember Yates made a motion to open the public hearing. Councilmember Laurie Nielsen seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion

 

Item# 1 Public Hearing-Water Contribution for water for new development ordinance-There was no public that attended the meeting, Mayor Nelson stated that he would leave the public hearing open for 5 mins to see if anyone would show up, no public comment.

 

Councilmember Laurie Nielsen made a motion to close the public hearing. Councilmember Nelson seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.  

 

Councilmember Nelson made a motion to open the town council meeting. Councilmember Laurie Nielsen seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.  

 

Item#2     2016 Municipal Wastewater planning program resolution 2017-001, Steve stated that the 2016 municipal wastewater planning program resolution is something we do every year. Mayor Nelson asked the council if they had any questions regarding the resolution.

 

Councilmember Laurie Nielsen made a motion to adopt the 2017-001 resolution 2016 municipal wastewater planning program. Councilmember Nelson seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.  

 

 

Item#3   Water Dedication Ordinance 2107-001, Mayor Nelson stated that we held a public hearing regarding this ordinance. Mayor Nelson stated that we have been working on the ordinance for a while and we addressed all the concerns with the water ordinance and asked the council if they had any questions regarding the ordinance.

 

Councilmember Nelson made a motion to adopt ordinance 2017-001 water dedication. Councilmember Yates seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.  

 

Item#4   Youth Council Report, Mayor Nelson reported that the Easter egg hunt is cancelled this year due to the flooding. The leader of the Youth Council has resigned and all the members terms are up after the Easter egg activity. Gina has advertised for a new leader and not one has responded. Councilmember Laurie Nielsen stated that she would talk to some people and try to find new leaders. Mayor Nelson stated that it’s a great program but he would give her one month to try and if we can’t find a new leader we would not fund the program.

 

Item#6   Curtis Crouch, Animal Control report,- Curtis was not present Gina reminded everyone that the dog clinic was April 29 at 10:00-12:00 at the town hall.

Item#7   Planning Commission Report-Councilmember Nelson reported that they are working on the energy ordinance. The planning commission is doing a great job he is am very impressed with the commission. Cindy Hughes is resigning in May.

 

Item#8   Deputy Wiggins-Sheriff’s report, Officer Wiggins stated that we are concerned with flooding issues. Gina asked if they could patrol 8000 north for speeding.

 

WATER

 

                         Steve Woerner reported that 300-320 gallons of water is coming out of the wells.

 

Steve Woerner reported that we had a water leak at Texaco.

 

Mayor Nelson asked the council to look over the fee schedule and we will update it next month. Mayor Nelson asked them to think about how much to charge for a water share with the new ordinance we passed we have to put in on the fee schedule. The council discussed the amount for the water share be $3500.00 per share.

 

SEWER           

 

                        Steve Woerner stated that we had a lot of water go through the sewer due to flooding but we have no issues.
PARKS AND RECREATION

                        

                       Councilmember Laurie Nielsen reported that she would like to have Jayson report to Steve and Brad.

 

ROADS

 

                      Steve Woerner reported that a lot of ground around town is settling with all the rain we have had. There is a big sink hole in the road on 4400 w around the sewer area. Pot holes have been filled and we will do chipping this year.

 

EMERGENCY PREPARDNESS

 

                        Gina Marble reported that box elder county sent about 4000 sand bags to salt lake county to help them out.

           

OTHER

 

Mayor Nelson asked the council to think about the budget items and get them to Gina so we can get the budget done.

 

Mayor Nelson stated that Steve is getting quotes for a Kubota for next month’s meeting.

 

Steve Woerner stated that he is getting a lot of questions regarding Eagle Scout projects. Steve asked the council if we could start having them to a walking path around Hansen Park. It would be a great project for them to do have each one of them do a few hundred feet and when it is done it would be about 1 mile. The council loved the idea.

 

Councilmember Yates made a motion to adjourn, Councilmember Nelson seconded the motion and the remaining council agreed. Meeting was adjourned at 7:53p.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 April 13 2017. Dated this the 9 day of May 2017.
________________________________
Gina R Marble, Elwood Town Clerk

 

 

 

Town Council March Mins


Elwood Town Council

March 14, 2017

ADMINISTRATION

  The March 14th Town Council meeting has been CANCELLED. The Town Council meeting that was scheduled for that day has been rescheduled for April 11, 2017. If you have any questions please call Gina Marble at Elwood Town Hall 435-257-5518.

The meeting for April 11, 2017 will begin at 7pm. at 5235 w. 8800 w. Elwood UT 84337

Town Council Feb Mins


Elwood Town Council

Elwood Town Council Meeting

Feb 14, 2017

 

The Elwood Town Council met at the Elwood Town Hall, 5235 West 8800 North, Elwood, Utah, at 7:00, Feb 14, 2016. The following members were present consisting of a quorum.

 

                Keenan Nelson            Mayor                          Kim Yates                   Councilmember

           Oakley Nelson            Councilmember         Jon Howard                 Councilmember
           Laurie Nielsen             Councilmember
 
     Staff present at this meeting

 

Gina Marble                Town Clerk

Steve Woerner            Public Works Director

 

Others present at this meeting

 WELCOME

 ADMINISTRATION

 Councilmember Nelson gave the opening prayer.

 Mayor Nelson welcomed everyone and thanked everyone for their help with all the flooding issues. We live in a great community and I am very grateful how we all pulled together.

 Minutes for Dec 13, 2016 and Jan 10, 2017town council meetings was presented for approval.

 Councilmember Laurie Nielsen made a motion to approve the minutes for Dec13, 2016. Councilmember Yates seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 Councilmember Yates made a motion to approve the minutes for Jan 10, 2017. Councilmember Laurie Nielsen seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 Item# 1 Master Road Transportation Plan, Mayor Nelson stated that he had a meeting with Bill Gillson for the County Road department, Bill suggested that we have a person from Elwood to be on the board. Mayor Nelson stated that Chris White has been updating the road plan but wanted to know if the council wanted to use the updated road plan or go with the county.

 Councilmember Yates made a motion to piggyback off the County plan. Councilmember Howard seconded the motion. The voting was unanimous in favor of the motion.  

 Item#2     Budget Items 2017-2018 budget, Mayor Nelson asked the councilmembers to be thinking of projects they would like to do this year and start thinking about the budget.

 Item#3   Draft 3 of the water dedication ordinance, Mayor Nelson stated that the Planning Commission has worked on the ordinance and asked the Town Council to look at it. Mayor Nelson asked the council to look it over and we will have a public hearing next town council meeting next month at 7:00.

 Item#4   Part Time Employee, Park—Mayor Nelson stated that he had a meeting with Brad and Brad wants to stay the sexton of the cemetery for one more year. Bard is asking $300.00 a month. Brad will do the record keeping with Gina, and water and spray the cemetery. Brad will not mow the cemetery or do any work at the park. Councilmember Laurie Nielsen stated that you can’t go anywhere and find someone to do take care of the cemetery for $3600.00 a year.

Councilmember Laurie Nielsen suggested that when we hire the new person we pay them hourly and have them work under Steve Woerner.

 Item#5   Youth Council Report, Gina reported that they are working on the senior dinner.

 Item#6   Curtis Crouch, Animal Control report,- Curtis was not present.

Item#7   Planning Commission Report-Kathey reported that they have been working on the water ordinance. The commission is also working on a secondary water system ordinance. Mayor Nelson thanked them for all the work they do.

 Item#8   Deputy Wiggins-Sheriff’s report, Officer Wiggins stated that we have had major issues with flooding in the county and we have a lot of roads closed. Mayor Nelson thanked him for everything he does for Elwood.

 WATER

                          Steve Woerner reported that we have a lot of water the pumps have not turned on for 2 weeks. The wells are full and water is running over.

 Councilmember Yates stated that he would like to work on getting a storm drain system.

 SEWER           

                         Steve Woerner stated that we have no issues with the sewer.

PARKS AND RECREATION

                       Councilmember Laurie Nielsen reported that she is looking for help with the 4th of July this year.

 ROADS

                        Mayor Nelson stated that Landis and Stump have a lot of water by their homes on 10000 North and they are want to put in a covert to help move the water in the right direction to the ditch and not wash out 10000 North road.

                         Councilmember Yates asked if we could do something with C&R they have that old foundation on the property and it is full of water. Mayor Nelson will call them.

                        Mayor Nelson asked if we could get 10000 north graded.   

 EMERGENCY PREPARDNESS

                         Councilmember Howard reported that Mark asked him to get a list of people that had their homes flooded and if there was any homes that was not livable. Councilmember Howard also stated that there was about 100 people that helped cleaned ditches during the flooding issues.

 OTHER

Councilmember Laurie Nielsen made a motion to adjourn, Councilmember Howard seconded the motion and the remaining council agreed. Meeting was adjourned at 8:18p.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 13 2017. Dated this the 14 day of March 2017.

________________________________
Gina R Marble, Elwood Town Clerk

 

 

 

Town Council Jan Mins


Elwood Town Council

Elwood Town Council Meeting

Jan 10, 2017

 

The Elwood Town Council met at the Elwood Town Hall, 5235 West 8800 North, Elwood, Utah, at 7:00, Jan 10, 2017. The following members were present consisting of a quorum.

                       

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 Jan 2017. Dated this the 13th day of Feb 2017.

________________________________
Gina R Marble, Elwood Town Clerk