Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Summary of Action - Meetings on November 21, 2017

PROVO MUNICIPAL COUNCIL
Work Meeting Summary of Action
1:00 PM, Tuesday, November 21, 2017
The meeting was moved to the Council Chambers.351 W Center, Provo, UT 84601

Agenda

Business 

1.  Presentations on the proposal to build a medical school on a portion of the East Bay Golf Course (17-136) Presentation only.

2.  A discussion on the Accessory Apartment Overlay Zone, the Supplementary Residential Overlay Zone, and related zoning topics (17-137) This item was continued.


3.  A discussion on adopting the Provo Parking Strategic Management Plan as a guide for decision making and policy formation (17-126) This item was continued.


Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Council Work Meeting | November 21, 2017

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Agenda  (Time stamps have been added on YouTube to the individual agenda items to help you find them in the video.) 

Monday, November 20, 2017

Summary of Action - Meetings on October 31, 2017

PROVO MUNICIPAL COUNCIL
Work Meeting Summary of Action
9:00 AM, Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Room 310, City Conference Room
351 W Center, Provo, UT 84601
Agenda

Approval of Minutes
July 18, 2017 Work Meeting
October 3, 2017 Work Meeting
Approved by unanimous consent.

Closed Meeting 

1. The Municipal Council or the Governing Board of the Redevelopment Agency will consider a motion to close the meeting for the purposes of holding a strategy session to discuss pending or reasonably imminent litigation, and/or to discuss the purchase, sale, exchange, or lease of real property, and/or the character, professional competence, or physical or mental health of an individual in conformance with § 52-4-204 and 52-4-205 et. seq., Utah Code.
A closed meeting was held.

Business 

2.  A discussion on the process for appointing an interim mayor (17-132)
 

A motion approving the amended Council intent statement (below) regarding the process for appointing an interim was Approved 6:0, with Council member Kay Van Buren excused.
If a vacancy occurs in the office of mayor prior to the end of the year, the Provo Municipal Council will follow the procedure outlined in Utah § 20A-1-510 to fill that vacancy. It is anticipated that, if necessary, the appointment would occur at the Council meeting on December 5th. Public notice of that meeting would therefore need to be given no later than November 21st, the same day the Board of Canvassers meets to certify the election result.


The Council recognizes that this midterm vacancy situation is different from many others in that by December 5th, certified results will already exist for the election held on November 7th, by which the citizens of Provo will have selected a duly elected mayor to take office on January 1st. While the appointment process will follow State and City law, it is the sense of the Council at this time that the most appropriate course of action will likely be to appoint the mayor-elect to serve as interim mayor until the end of the year.


Summary of Action - Meetings on November 14, 2017

PROVO MUNICIPAL COUNCIL
Work Meeting Summary of Action
1:00 PM, Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Room 310, City Conference Room
351 W Center, Provo, UT 84601
Agenda

Approval of Minutes
August 8, 2017 Work Meeting
August 10, 2017 Joint Meeting with Provo School Board
August 17, 2017 Economic Development Retreat
Approved 7:0.

Business 

1.  A discussion on tools for implementing Westside Policies (17-129)
Presentation only. This item will be brought back to a future Work Meeting once Community Development staff have surveyed property owners about interest in various agricultural preservation tools.


2.  A discussion on adopting the Provo Parking Strategic Management Plan as a guide for decision making and policy formation (17-126)
Presentation only. This item will be brought back to the November 21, 2017 Work Meeting.


3.  A discussion on proposed new Fire Department fees (17-133)
This item was continued to the November 21, 2017 Work Meeting.


PUBLIC NOTICE FOR THE INTERIM APPOINTMENT OF A MAYOR

PUBLIC NOTICE FOR THE INTERIM APPOINTMENT OF A MAYOR
QUALIFIED PERSONS MAY APPLY FOR APPOINTMENT

PROVO, Utah – November 20, 2017 – Pursuant to the procedures outlined in Utah State Code §20A-1-510 and Provo City Code §2.10.080, the Provo City Municipal Council intends to appoint a Mayor to complete the remainder of the term vacated by now-Congressman John Curtis, which term ends at noon on January 1, 2018. The appointment of the interim mayor will occur at the regular Council meeting on December 5, 2017 at 5:30 PM.
Qualified persons may apply in person by filing a Declaration of Candidacy with Janene Weiss, City Recorder, at the Provo City Recorder’s Office located at 351 W. Center Street, Provo, Utah until 12:00 PM (noon) on Thursday, November 30, 2017.
Minimum qualifications are that a person applying for the position:
·       Be a registered voter of Provo City
·       Be a legal resident of Provo City for twelve (12) consecutive months prior to appointment.
·       Be at least 18 years of age.
·       Have no other compensated employment with Provo City.

Any mentally incompetent person, any person convicted of a felony, or any person convicted of treason or a crime against the elective franchise may not hold office in this state until the right to vote or hold elective office is restored as provided by statute (see UCA 20A-2-101.3 or 20A-2-101.5).

The Municipal Council will, in open meeting, interview each individual whose name is submitted for consideration, and who meets the qualifications for office, regarding the individual's qualifications and then will vote to appoint, on an interim basis, a mayor from among the qualified candidates interviewed.



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Friday, November 17, 2017

Citizens Agenda for Meetings on November 21, 2017

Citizens Agenda (1).pngCitizens Agenda


Council meeting agendas are often difficult for people to navigate. Filled with jargon and legal requirements on how an item must be listed, it can be a challenge to determine what Council members are actually discussing or deciding on.
What follows is a staff interpretation of the agendas.
The official published agendas and supporting materials can be found here:  http://publicdocuments.provo.org/sirepub/meet.aspx


PROVO MUNICIPAL COUNCIL
Work Meeting Agenda
1:00 PM, Tuesday, November 21, 2017


Work Meetings are designed to be a less formal venue for discussion among Council Members. Generally, no public input is taken during the meeting.


Business
  1. Presentations on the proposal to build a medical school on a portion of the East Bay Golf Course (17-136)
    • Provo City has received a proposal that would involve building a medical school on a portion of the East Bay Golf Course. This item will feature two presentations—one by representatives from Wasatch Educational regarding the medical school proposal and the other by representatives from the East Bay Golf Course. Staff will make concerted effort to share presentations from this discussion with the public between November 21st and the Council meeting on December 5th. The Council will receive public comment on this item at the December 5th Council Meeting. The goal is to provide details to the public and the Council regarding the medical school proposal and the current status of the East Bay Golf Course.
  2. A discussion on the Accessory Apartment Overlay Zone, the Supplementary Residential Overlay Zone, and related zoning topics(17-137)
    • At the request of various Council members, Gary McGinn from Community Development will go over the differences between the Accessory Apartment Overlay Zone (A Overlay), the Supplementary Residential Overlay Zone (S Overlay), and the provision allowing citizens who are 65 years and older to have accessory apartments. The goal is to provide Council members with a clear understanding of the differences between specific overlay zones in the City Code.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Council Work Meeting | November 14, 2017



Agenda  (Time stamps have been added on YouTube to the individual agenda items to help you find them in the video.)