Thursday, April 19, 2018

Citizens Agenda for Meetings on April 24, 2018



Citizens 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
12:30 PM, Tuesday, April 24, 2018

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. A presentation on the Public Works Department and potential budget requests (18-005)
    • These presentations are in anticipation of the budget for the next fiscal year. The Public Works Department will report on how they’re performing with their budgets and what they may need to accomplish their goals.
  2. A presentation regarding use of the Utility Transportation Fund (18-048)
    • This is a required annual report on the use of Utility Transportation Funds over the past year.
  3. A discussion on wastewater planning (17-131)
    • Discussions on wastewater planning continue. The purpose is to inform the Council of upcoming decisions they’ll need to make regarding the Wastewater Treatment Plant.
  4. A discussion on an appropriation of $433,000 in the Airport Capital Improvement Fund for airport parking lot utilities and access applying to the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018. (18-043)
    • This appropriation is being requested due to construction of a new taxilane, hangar pads, and a parking lot, necessitating the installation of utilities to service the new hangar pads and new access road.

Great Utah ShakeOut

Be Ready Utah holds an annual event to remind people to prepare for earthquakes and to allow individuals, companies, and organizations to practice earthquake drills. The Great Utah ShakeOut website has information on the event as well as a wealth of resources for those interested in participating.

Provo's Emergency Notification System

In the event of a real emergency, we would activate our emergency alert system to notify residents. This system enables us to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, law enforcement activity, missing persons and evacuations of buildings or neighborhoods.

When we issue a notification about a potential safety hazard or concern, you will receive a message on the voice or text communication methods that you have registered, such as your home, mobile or business phones, email address, text messages and more. You pick where, you pick how. Sign up here if you haven’t already. If you have already signed up, login and see what new alert options are available.

Our staff always finds a fun way to bring attention to the Great Utah Shake-Out!

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Summary of Action | Meetings on April 17, 2018

PROVO MUNICIPAL COUNCIL
Work Meeting Summary of Action

12:00 PM, Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Room 310, City Conference Room
351 W. Center Street, Provo, UT 84601
 
Agenda
 
Approval of Minutes
  • March 27, 2018 Work Meeting
  • The approval of the minutes was continued to the April 24, 2018 Work Meeting agenda.
Business
 
1.  Consideration of a motion to place a resolution authorizing the Mayor to submit an application for a Utah County Municipal Recreation Grant to be used for Provo River Trail Renovations on the upcoming April 24, 2018 Consent Agenda. A motion to place this item on the Consent Agenda for the April 24, 2018 Council Meeting was approved 6:0, with Kay Van Buren excused.

2.  A presentation on the Community Development Department and potential budget requests (18-005) Presentation only.

3.  An update on zoning enforcement results (18-042) Presentation only.

4.  An update on advertising efforts regarding the new rental ordinance law (17-104) Presentation only.

5.  A presentation on the Mayor's Office and potential budget requests (18-005) Presentation only.

6.  A presentation on the Council Office and potential budget requests (18-005) Presentation only.

Closed Meeting

7.  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.

Adjournment



For a more detailed agenda and minutes, please visit our public documents site: http://publicdocuments.provo.org/sirepub/meet.aspx
Video recordings: Work Meeting and Joint Meeting.



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Comment below (requires Google+ account), on our Facebook page, through our online comment form, or by contacting Council Members directly. Comments/input on items appearing on an upcoming meeting agenda will be compiled and provided to Council Members the day before the meeting. **Note - your comments will be part of the public record.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Summary of Action | Meetings on April 10, 2018

PROVO MUNICIPAL COUNCIL
Work Meeting Summary of Action
12:30 PM, Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Room 310, City Conference Room
351 W Center, Provo, UT 84601

Agenda

Business


1.  A presentation to Bryce Mumford for five years of service award.
Presentation only.

2.  A presentation on a retail sales tax incentive for Days Market (18-040)
A motion to place this item on the Action Agenda for the April 24, 2018 Council Meeting was approved 5:1, with David Harding opposed and George Handley excused.

3.  A discussion on an ordinance amendment to Provo City Code 6.14.080 Proximity Restrictions for the Premises of Licensed Beer Retailers (18-041)
A motion to place this item on the Consent Agenda for the April 24, 2018 Council Meeting was approved 6:0, with George Handley excused.
 
4.  A presentation by the Provo Bicycle Committee (18-039)
Presentation only.

5.  An update on the Victim Services Grant (18-028) Presentation only.

Council Work Meeting | April 17, 2018





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


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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Rental Disclosure Requirement

For more than two years now, the Provo City Council has had zoning compliance as one of its top priorities. As Provo continues to grow, the Council is faced with the challenge of ensuring that our residents still enjoy that feeling of home. In November 2017, the Council adopted an ordinance about rental law. Since that time, Council has revisited the ordinance and made some revisions. 

The hope is that the new requirements would educate tenants on the occupancy restrictions while making sure that landlords are aware of the number of tenants living in the residence, leading to better compliance with Provo's zoning laws.

This change directly impacts those who rent out residential space in Provo or those who are residential tenants in Provo. The effective date is August1, 2018, and we want to give you time to prepare. 


Here are the basics:

Council Work Meeting | April 10, 2018



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


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Comment below (requires Google+ account), on our Facebook page, through our online comment form, or by contacting Council Members directly. Comments/input on items appearing on an upcoming meeting agenda will be compiled and provided to Council Members the day before the meeting. **Note - your comments will be part of the public record.

Monday, April 9, 2018

Council Invites Input on Update to General Plan

https://www.peakdemocracy.com/portals/258/Issue_6160

Provo City's General Plan is in need of an update and the City Council would like your input. 


What is the General Plan?

The General Plan is a broad planning guideline for the City's future development goals and provides policy statements to achieve those goals. The General Plan is the foundation for establishing goals, purposes, zoning, and activities allowed on each land parcel to provide compatibility and continuity to the entire region as well as each neighborhood.

What do you need from me?

Visit Open City Hall. Take a look at the draft that we've put together. You can read the text inside Open City Hall or download a PDF for each chapter. Tell us your opinions and suggestions. Let us know if we are on the right track for guiding Provo's future development.

This draft will be open for comments until noon on April 30, 2018. Registered users of Open City Hall can return and make edits and additions to their comments until that time.


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Comment below (requires Google+ account), on our Facebook page, through our online comment form, or by contacting Council Members directly. Comments/input on items appearing on an upcoming meeting agenda will be compiled and provided to Council Members the day before the meeting. **Note - your comments will be part of the public record.

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Citizens Agenda for Meetings on April 10, 2018

Citizens 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
12:30 PM, Tuesday, April 10, 2018

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. A presentation to Bryce Mumford for five years of service award
    • Bryce Mumford is being honored for reaching over five years of service as a policy analyst in the Council office.
  2. A presentation on a retail sales tax incentive for Days Market (18-040)
    • The Economic Development Department will provide an overview and proposal for a potential sales tax increment agreement with owners of Days Market, located on North Canyon Road, in order to provide retail incentive to offset certain costs associated with a $1 million remodel with the hope of doing additional work within the store not covered by the construction loan.
  3. A discussion on an ordinance amendment to Provo City Code 6.14.080 Proximity Restrictions for the Premises of Licensed Beer Retailers (18-041)
    • This would bring City Code in line with a 2017 change to Utah State Code defining proximity restrictions for alcoholic beverage licenses and where they will be granted within specific proximity measurements to a community location (church, school, etc.).
  4. A presentation by the Provo Bicycle Committee
  5. An update on the Victim Services Grant (18-028)
    • The Provo Police Victim Services Division is mostly funded by local, State, and Federal grants. They are required (as part of the grant) to provide the Council with two updates per year on the grants.
  6. A discussion on proposed changes to Provo City Code Sections pertaining to neighborhood meeting requirements (18-036)
    • Neighborhood chairs felt that the noticing process for different steps in the development approval process needed some updates and clarification. To address this, a Council subcommittee, formed from members of the Development Approval Process Review (DAPR) Committee, would like propose changes to Provo City Code Chapter 2.29.040 (Neighborhood Program), 14.02.010 (Zoning), and 15.17.040 (Land Use and Development). The changes will address when neighborhood meetings are required, the amount of noticing required of the developer, and the process for moving the application to the Planning Commission agenda.