CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES

Date:  Thursday February 15, 2024 (02/15/24)

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15,2024
MINUTES



  1. GEORGE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

WORK MEETING

FEBRUARY 15, 2024, 8:00 A.M.

DIXIE POWER ADMINISTRATION BUILDING

 

PRESENT:

Mayor Michele Randall

Councilmember Jimmie Hughes

Councilmember Dannielle Larkin

Councilmember Natalie Larsen

Councilmember Michelle Tanner

Councilmember Steve Kemp

 

STAFF MEMBERS PRESENT:

City Manager John Willis

City Attorney Shawn Guzman

City Recorder Christina Fernandez

Budget and Financial Planning Director Robert Myers

Assistant Budget Director Chad Moultrie

Operations Director Marc Mortensen

Director of Golf Operations Colby Cowan

IT Manager James Duckett

Facilities Manager Carlos Robles

Energy Services Director Bryan Dial

Energy Data Analyst Ivy Madsen

Water Services Director Scott Taylor

Water Services Assistant Director Kade Bringhurst 

Human Resources Director Pennie Hancock

Human Resources Administrator Heather Dutton

Communication and Marketing Director David Cordero

Community Development Director Carol Winner

Planner II/CDBG Coordinator Brenda Hatch

Public Works Director Cameron Cutler

Police Chief Kyle Whitehead

Deputy Police Chief Thad Feltner

Fire Chief Robert Stoker

Deputy Fire Chief Brad Esplin

Battalion Chief Coty Chadburn

Economic Development Director Chad Thomas

Administrative Services Director Trevor Coombs

Finance Manager Tiffany LaJoice

Parks and Community Services Director Shane Moore

Deputy Director of Arts Michelle Graves

Airport Manager Rich Stehmeier

Executive Assistant Emilie Pinkelman

 

DISCUSSION REGARDING THE FISCAL YEAR 2024-2025 BUDGET:

Link to presentation from City Manager John Willis, including discussion between the City Council, Parks and Community Services Director Shane Moore, and Mr. Willis: 00:00:00 [Recording 1]

 

Link to presentation from Budget and Financial Planning Director Robert Myers, including discussion between the City Council, City Attorney Shawn Guzman, City

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Manager John Willis, Mayor Randall, Administrative Services Director Trevor Coombs, Operations Director Marc Mortensen, and Mr. Myers: 00:08:34 [Recording 1]

 

Agenda Packet [Page 99]

 

Link to presentation from Assistant Budget Director Chad Moultrie, including discussion between the City Council, City Manager John Willis, and Mr. Moultrie: 01:06:15 [Recording 1]

 

Agenda Packet [Page 149]

 

Link to presentation from Economic Development Director Chad Thomas, including discussion between the City Council, City Manager John Willis, and Mr. Thomas: 01:16:55 [Recording 1]

 

Agenda Packet [Page 114]

 

Link to presentation from Police Chief Kyle Whitehead, including discussion between the City Council, Mayor Randall, Deputy Police Chief Thad Feltner, and Chief Whitehead: 01:28:31 [Recording 1]

 

Agenda Packet [Page 159]

 

Link to presentation from Fire Chief Robert Stoker, including discussion between Mayor Randall, the City Council, City Attorney Shawn Guzman, and Chief Stoker: 01:59:20 [Recording 1]

 

Agenda Packet [Page 171]

 

Link to presentation from Public Works Director Cameron Cutler, including discussion between the City Council, Budget and Financial Planning Director Robert Myers, and Mr. Cutler: 02:37:38 [Recording 1]

 

Agenda Packet [Page 195]

 

Link to presentation from Community Development Director Carol Winner: 02:55:08 [Recording 1]

 

Agenda Packet [Page 211]

 

Link to presentation from Parks and Community Services Director Shane Moore, including discussion between the City Council, Mayor Randall, Police Chief Kyle Whitehead, City Manager John Willis, and Mr. Moore: 03:02:00 [Recording 1]

 

Agenda Packet [Page 222]

 

 

 

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Link to presentation from Airport Manager Rich Stehmeier, including discussion between the City Council, Mayor Randall, and Mr. Stehmeier: 03:27:55 [Recording 1]

 

Agenda Packet [Page 235]

 

Mayor Randall called for a recess.

 

Link to presentation from Operations Director Marc Mortensen, including discussion between the City Council, Director of Golf Operations Colby Cowan, Police Chief Kyle Whitehead, and Mr. Mortensen: 00:00:00 [Recording 2]

 

Agenda Packet [Page 248]

 

Link to discussion between Budget and Financial Planning Director Robert Myers, the City Council, City Manager John Willis, Operations Director Marc Mortensen, and Mayor Randall regarding prioritizing requested items in the general fund: 00:42:00 [Recording 2]

 

Mayor Randall called for a recess.

 

Link to presentation from Energy Services Director Bryan Dial, including discussion between the City Council, Mayor Randall, City Attorney Shawn Guzman, Fire Chief Robert Stoker, and Mr. Dial: 00:00:00 [Recording 3]

 

Agenda Packet [Page 294]

 

Link to presentation from Water Services Director Scott Taylor, including discussion between the City Council, Mayor Randall, and Mr. Taylor: 00:18:40 [Recording 3]

 

Agenda Packet [Page 302]

 

Mayor Randall called for a recess.

 

Link to presentation from Budget and Financial Planning Director Robert Myers, including discussion between the City Council, Operations Director Marc Mortensen, and Mr. Myers: 00:00:00 [Recording 4]

 

Agenda Packet [Page 326]

 

Link to presentation from Parks and Community Services Director Shane Moore, including discussion between the City Council, Budget and Financial Planning Director Robert Myers, City Attorney Shawn Guzman, and Mr. Moore: 00:06:10 [Recording 4]

 

Agenda Packet [Page 331]

 

 

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Link to presentation from Airport Manager Rich Stehmeier, including discussion between the City Council and Mr. Stehmeier: 00:13:10 [Recording 4]

 

Agenda Packet [Page 337]

 

Link to presentation from Public Works Director Cameron Cutler, including discussion between the City Council, Mayor Randall, City Attorney Shawn Guzman, City Manager John Willis, Finance Manager Tiffany LaJoice, Facilities Manager Carlos Robles, Operations Director Marc Mortensen, and Mr. Cutler: 00:25:08 [Recording 4]

 

Agenda Packet [Page 361]

 

Link to presentation from Budget and Financial Planning Director Robert Myers, including discussion between the City Council, Mayor Randall, City Manager John Willis, Economic Development Director Chad Thomas, and Mr. Myers: 01:13:46 [Recording 4]

 

Agenda Packet [Page 391]

 

Link to City Manager John Willis introducing Human Resources Director Pennie Hancock: 01:23:17 [Recording 4]

 

REPORTS AND UPDATES FROM THE MAYOR, COUNCILMEMBERS, AND CITY MANAGER:

No reports were provided.

 

ADJOURN TO A CLOSED MEETING:

Request a closed session to discuss litigation, security, property acquisition or sale or the character and professional competence or physical or mental health of an individual.

 

A closed session was not held.

 

ADJOURN:

Link to motion: 01:24:25 [Recording 4]

         

MOTION:       

A motion was made by Councilmember Kemp to adjourn.

SECOND:       

The motion was seconded by Councilmember Tanner.

VOTE:            

Mayor Randall called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Hughes – aye

Councilmember Larkin – aye

Councilmember Larsen – aye

 

 

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Councilmember Tanner – aye

Councilmember Kemp – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

 

/s/Christina Fernandez

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Christina Fernandez, City Recorder                   

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